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Family of DeRidder boy stabbed to death by uncle still looking for justice

Good Afternoon,

Lee Peck in the KPLC Newsroom filling in for Cynthia. Here's a look at what we're working on today.

The investigation continues into Friday's fire at the Axiall chemical plant in Westlake. Tonight, new information from DEQ on whether there was offsite impact.

Plus, it's been one year since a DeRidder boy was stabbed to death by his uncle. Tonight, the boy's mother talks to KPLC's Gerron Jordan about her continued search for justice.  

Also, a Lake Charles man is in jail after police say he stole a vehicle and took them on a pursuit.

And , new rules for Trash pickup in DeRidder. KPLC's Monica Grimaldo reports on what residents there need to know to avoid fines.

We'll also have a schedule of trash pickup times for the upcoming holidays.

Hope you're enjoying the cooler weather. Chief Meteorologist Wade Hampton has your Christmas forecast.

We'll see you tonight at Five & Six for these stories and more. Until then, log onto kplctv.com.

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