WEST MONROE, La. ( KNOE 8 News) - No one wants to think of an animal shelter as the last stop for a stray or unwanted dog or cat, but the sad reality is there are too many animals needing forever homes and too few people not wanting to take them in.
MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News)- The splash pad at the Louisiana Purchase Zoo should be flowing with water, but the money had to flow elsewhere.
BATON ROUGE, La. — (LouisianaJobConnection.com) launched its innovative matching system for job seekers Monday, helping them connect to hundreds of employers who are offering thousands of jobs in Louisiana.
BATON ROUGE, La. (KNOE 8 News La. AG) - Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell has filed a lawsuit against State Farm Insurance alleging the nationwide insurer has engaged in a pattern of unfair and fraudulent business practices.
BATON ROUGE, La. - (KNOE 8 News) - Qualifying begins for the November Congressional Primary on Wednesday, August 20th and runs through Friday, August 22nd.
Bastrop, La. (KNOE & Morehouse Parish Sheriff Department)- Eric T. Hendrix was arrested after a complainant came to Morehouse Parish Sheriff Dept.
Baton Rouge, LA (KNOE & State of Louisiana Office)- Today, Governor Bobby Jindal and Graphic Packaging International Inc. announced a $41.5 million investment in the company's paper mill in West Monroe to upgrade production machinery.
MONROE, La. (AP) - The Ouachita Parish Police Jury will keep the same property millage rates as last year for all taxes levied except for one.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - A crowd of about 100 people gathered at the Ohio attorney general's office to call for the release of store security video in the fatal police shooting of a man at a Dayton-area Wal-Mart.
BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) - Mid-American Conference Commissioner Jon Steinbrecher says the league's new 13-year media rights agreement with ESPN provides long-term stability to the conference.
TOPELO, Miss. (AP) - The Lee County Board of Supervisors has approved a $1.5 million payment on the $7.5 million countywide emergency communications upgrade, a system receiving rave reviews from users.
A Kansas city police department officer faces an internal review after venting on social media about the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.
NEW YORK (AP) - McDonald's plans to start selling its packaged coffee at supermarkets nationally by early next year, a move intended to help raise the profile of the coffee sold at its U.S. restaurants.
Chicago, IL (CNN)- Chicago has been cheering on 'Jackie Robinson West' baseball team in the little league world series.
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) - A spokeswoman for the funeral service agency in the Norwegian capital says the wife of U.S. radio personality Casey Kasem has cited her Norwegian heritage as a reason for burying her late husband in Oslo.
NEW YORK (AP) - GameStop Corp. says its CEO Paul Raines had surgery last week to remove a cancerous brain tumor.
NEW YORK (AP) - A former New York fashion student is claiming in a federal lawsuit that she designed a backpack for Barnes Noble and hasn't made any money off the top-selling bag.
Brookline, MA (CBS) – Two children were rescued from the Brookline Reservoir on Monday afternoon.
ALBANY, Ga. (AP) - A defense attorney grilled a key prosecution witness in the trial of three people charged in a deadly salmonella outbreak.
NEW YORK (AP) - A New York prosecutor says he's asking a grand jury to consider charges in the death of a man placed in an apparent chokehold by a police officer.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's sister says she had plenty of money to support a struggling real estate venture that has been an issue in her brother's public corruption trial.
DETROIT (AP) - Recaro is recalling more than 39,000 child safety seats because they can let a child's head move too far in a crash.
TCHULA, Miss. (AP) - Police officials have remained mum about an officer-involved shooting more than a week ago in Tchula that landed a civilian in jail.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The University of Louisiana system says consultants have recommended nine candidates for president of Northwestern State University.
PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) - Residents of a Pascagoula neighborhood near one of Mississippi's most heavily industrialized areas want Jackson County officials to help them get relief from industrial pollution concerns.
TEXARKANA, Ark. (AP) - A settlement has been reached between a Texarkana hotel owner and the contractors who built the city's new convention center and hotel.
MARIPOSA, Calif. (AP) - An out-of-control wildfire is growing near Yosemite National Park in Central California.
ESCATAWPA, Miss. (AP) - Authorities say the second person who died Saturday night in a head-on collision on Mississippi 63 near Escatawpa has been identified as 54-year-old Michael Gaffney, of Mobile, Alabama.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - Malaysia's defense minister says the remains of at least 16 people killed when a jetliner was shot down over Ukraine last month will be returned to Malaysia this week.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Sheriff's deputies in Florida say a 7-year-old boy is in critical condition after his grandmother mistook him for an intruder and shot him.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Brita is recalling approximately 242,500 children's water filter bottles due to a possible laceration hazard.
On August 19, A.D. 14, Caesar Augustus, Rome's first emperor, died at age 76 after a reign lasting four decades; he was succeeded by his stepson Tiberius.
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