TALLULAH, La. (KNOE 8 News)- It's one thing to feel unsafe away from home, it's another to feel unsafe right in your own backyard.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana's Republican Party has filed a complaint against Democratic U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu with the Senate's ethics committee about her use of private chartered planes.
UNION PARISH, La. (KNOE 8 News UPSO) - Union Parish sheriff's deputies made two driving while intoxicated arrests over the Labor Day weekend. James Daniel Autrey, 18, of Cherry Ridge Road, Farmerville, was booked on a total of 11 traffic violations.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A Mississippi woman convicted of killing a Georgia woman through illicit silicone buttocks injections has been sentenced to life in prison.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Sen. Mary Landrieu is facing increased pressure to stop blocking a bill that would impose sanctions against human rights abusers in Venezuela's government.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Former Connecticut Gov. John G. Rowland's federal conspiracy trial may hinge on a cryptic email in which he acknowledges an offer to become a paid consultant for a nursing home owned by the husband of a political candidate.
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - A Justice Department lawyer has told a federal judge that a tough new Texas voter ID law was motivated by racial discrimination and should be struck down.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Dassault Falcon Jet has officially begun work on a $60 million expansion of its private jet finishing plant at Little Rock's airport. The factory has about 2,000 employees, and expansion of the completion center ensures that 400 of those positions will stay in Arkansas. The company broke ground Tuesday on the expansion, which is set to be complete in early 2016. It will add 250,000 square feet to Dassault's site and bring the plant's total area to 1.25 million square ...
NEW YORK (AP) - Joan Rivers' family is confirming that the comedian is on life support after going into cardiac arrest last week during a procedure at a doctor's office. Her daughter, Melissa Rivers, said in a statement Tuesday that her mother is on life support "at this time." Melissa said the family is extremely grateful for the public support. Joan Rivers was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan last Thursday. The 81-year-old comic and red carpet commentator has maintained a busy car...
Baton Rouge, La (KNOE 8 News & Dept. of Revenue)– Guns, ammunition and other hunting supplies are exempt from state and local sales taxes Friday, September 5 through Sunday, September 7. The 2014 Louisiana Second Amendment Weekend Sales Tax Holiday applies to individual consumer purchases of a wide range of hunting gear, including: Firearms that may be legally sold or purchased in LouisianaAmmunition intended to be fired from a gun or firearm Archery supplies to be...
Monroe, La (KNOE 8 News & ULM)- The University of Louisiana at Monroe's School of Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA), in conjunction with the Northeast Louisiana Celtic Festival, will host the Donnie Carroll Band at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 4, in ULM's Emy-Lou Biedenharn Recital Hall.
TORONTO (AP) - Canadian police say pop star Justin Bieber has been charged with dangerous driving and assault after a collision between a minivan and an ATV led to a physical altercation in southwestern Ontario.
HOUSTON (AP) - A person with knowledge of the deal tells says that star defensive end J.J. Watt has agreed to terms on a contract extension with the Houston Texans.
CLEVELAND (AP) - A National Transportation Safety Board report says the pilot of a small plane was trying to return to a suburban Cleveland airport last week when the aircraft plummeted to the ground, killing all four college students aboard.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Katharine Weymouth is stepping down as publisher of The Washington Post and will be replaced by Frederick Ryan, who previously led Politico.
(AP)- Several students were hurt Tuesday morning when their school bus was involved in an accident south of Dallas.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York's attorney general is accusing a mortgage lender of refusing to offer financing to African-Americans living in Buffalo.
NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (AP) - Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay is scheduled to appear in court for a change-of-plea hearing on drug-related charges he faces from a traffic stop in March.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Police in New Orleans say they have arrested a woman who initially told officers she shot a man who tried to force his way into her apartment.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Netflix is giving its Internet video subscribers a more discreet way to recommend movies and TV shows to their Facebook friends after realizing most people don't want to share their viewing habits with large audiences.
VANCLEAVE, Miss. (AP) - Authorities say an improvised explosive device found under a vehicle in Vancleave has been disassembled by the Biloxi bomb squad.
RACELAND, La. (AP) - State police say a 26-year-old man died after he was struck Monday night as he walked along the North Service Road in Raceland.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Singer Chris Brown has appeared in a District of Columbia court for what would be a third attempt at a plea deal to resolve an assault case.
MCCOMB, Miss. (AP) - A Texas oil company is seeking to drill the first oil wells in Pike County as part of the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale formation.
NAVARRE BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Officials say a 65-year-old Louisiana man drowned in the Gulf of Mexico on Labor Day.
Dassault Falcon Jet is to break ground on a $60 million expansion of its private jet finishing plant at Little Rock's airport.
CARLE PLACE, N.Y. (AP) - 1-800-FLOWERS.COM Inc. is buying Harry David for $142.5 million to help broaden the assortment of foods that its customers can choose as gifts.
BELLE CHASSE, La. (AP) - State police say a New Orleans man died Monday evening in a single-vehicle wreck on Louisiana Highway 23 in Plaquemines Parish.
OSCEOLA, Ark. (AP) - Gov. Mike Beebe is expected to attend an invitation-only groundbreaking for an Osceola steel mill that's been sued by a competing company.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Little Rock police say they've arrested three men at Philander Smith College who pointed a gun at children.
COLUMBUS, Miss. (AP) - Officials at Columbus Air Force Base say a pilot instructor has died in a plane crash on Sunday near Abilene Regional Airport in Texas.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Little Rock authorities say three stolen sculptures worth nearly $30,000 have been returned.
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. home prices rose in July but at a slower rate compared with earlier this year.
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