11:30 AM Newscast

Funeral services have been set for four of the five victims in Saturday’s fatal plane crash in Lafayette. A joint funeral will be held Thursday for Gretchen Vincent and her 15-year-old son Walker in Lafayette. Ian Biggs was the pilot, his funeral will be Saturday in Lafayette and funeral services for sports reporter Carley McCord is set for Saturday in Baton Rouge.

A rash of home fires in north Louisiana has claimed nine lives in December, two of the victims ran back into their burning homes…
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Crowley police have charged 35-year-old Justin Duhon with Felony Hit and Run. Crowley Police Chief Jimmy Broussard says Duhon’s pickup truck hit a 10-year-old boy who was riding a bike he just received for Christmas…
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The child is in critical, but stable condition at a Baton Rouge hospital. Duhon was arrested in New Orleans. That’s where he fled after hitting the child.

Law enforcement will try to avoid investigating crashes involving drunk drivers tonight. Even though the numbers are beginning to dip, the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission is still pushing an aggressive anti-drunk driving campaign…
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That’s commission executive director Lisa Freeman, who says during last year’s New Year’s Eve holiday period, two people were killed and 74 injured in alcohol-related crashes on Louisiana roads.