WINNSBORO, La. (KNOE 8 News)--The budget was passed Monday night after historical data and recent trends were used to help allocate the funds.
WEST MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A West Monroe family continues to mourn the loss of their thirteen-year-old daughter. Sarah Grace Tellifero received a fatal shock of electricity while swimming at Lake Bruin with her church youth group.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A Democratic group has lodged an ethics complaint against Republican U.S. Sen. David Vitter, alleging he violated state campaign finance restrictions.
MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News)-Some Monroe public transit riders are getting frustrated.
NATCHITOCHES, La. (KNOE 8 News NPD) - The Natchitoches Police Department is asking the Public with assistance in locating a missing person.
MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News LDCC) - More students are attending Louisiana Delta Community College this fall than last. LDCC has shown an increase in overall enrollment growth so far this year. “We are pleased that more students are taking advantage of the educational and workforce training opportunities offered through LDCC and are particularly happy to see that growth reflected in our more rural campuses,” noted Dr. Barbara M. Hanson, LDCC Chancellor.
NEW YORK (AP) - A New York City judge will decide whether to allow the videotaped confession of a man charged with killing a boy who disappeared in 1979.
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - New subdivisions are in progress or planned all across Lafayette Parish. Dozens of new businesses have opened or announced their upcoming arrivals.
COLUMBUS, Miss. (AP) - The Columbus-Lowndes County Port Authority's board of directors has named Will Sanders the port's new director.
(CNN)-Your kids aren't the only ones going crazy over the video game "Minecraft."Microsoft is buying the game's developer "Mojang" for 2-point-5 billion dollars.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - The new Miss America followed in the footsteps of her predecessors and posed for pictures in the Atlantic City surf.
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) - Nigeria's defense chief says he hopes the pilots of a missing fighter jet are alive.
Jackson, Miss.(KNOE 8 News & Mississippi Stae Dept. Of Health)– Today the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) confirms one new human case of West Nile virus (WNV), bringing the state total to 25 cases so far in 2014.
(CNN)-A foul smell leads police to a Massachusetts home. What they found inside landed a mother behind bars.
POLLOCK PINES, Calif. (AP) - Fire officials say one of two wildfires threatening homes in California grew by hundreds of acres overnight.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Bill Cosby and his wife Camille plan to showcase their extensive collection of African-American art for the first time in an exhibition at the Smithsonian Institution.
LAUREL, Miss. (AP) - Police in Laurel say a 23-year-old woman died Saturday in a 1-vehicle crash.
LAPLACE, La. (AP) - St. John the Baptist Parish sheriff's deputies are investigating a fatal shooting that took place in LaPlace.
(AP)-The trial of Kreshnik B., accused of being a member in the so-called Islamic State, has started at the Frankfurt Higher Regional Court.
BEIJING (AP) - Taking a cue from an American TV program, the Chinese city of Chongqing has created a smartphone sidewalk lane, offering a path for those too engrossed in messaging and tweeting to watch where they're going.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama will bestow the Medal of Honor on a pair of soldiers for their acts of bravery in the Vietnam War.
(AP)- A funeral will be held Thursday for a Pennsylvania State Police trooper who was killed in an ambush outside his barracks.
BATON ROUGE, La (KNOE 8 News & Office of the Commissioner) - Members enrolled in health plans through the Office of Group Benefits can review their 2015 plan options, estimate out-of-pocket costs, and register for webinars online at the new 2015 annual enrollment website.
NEW YORK (AP) - A strict dress code adopted by a Staten Island school has resulted in 200 detentions in the last two weeks.
LAUREL, Miss. (AP) - Authorities in Jones County say a 70-year-old woman was killed and her husband injured in a fire Friday night at their mobile home.
FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) - City leaders in Fort Smith are considering whether to waive $63,500 in fees for permits related to the construction of a new medical college.
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - Police say a man has been arrested after three people were killed and a child injured in a shooting at a trailer park in Corpus Christi, Texas.
NEW YORK (AP) - Apple says it had more than 4 million pre-orders of its new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in 24 hours, exceeding its initial pre-order supply.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - State revenue officials say a Tallulah woman has been arrested and faces more than 30 felony counts related to a 60,000 tax fraud scheme.
DETROIT (AP) - A judge is set to resume Detroit's bankruptcy trial after a three-day break tied to a settlement with a major creditor.
RUSTON, La. (AP) - Authorities continue their search for two trusties who escaped from the Lincoln Parish Detention Center.
HOUMA, La. (AP) - Terrebonne Parish will replace the scale and administration building at the Ashland solid waste facility.
THIBODAUX, La. (AP) - The Delta Regional Authority, a federal-state partnership congressionally mandated to help create jobs in the Mississippi River Delta, will hold a public summit this week at Nicholls State University.
STELLENBOSCH, South Africa (AP) - The chief executive of South Africa's Olympic committee says Oscar Pistorius is free to compete, even after his conviction for culpable homicide in the shooting death of his girlfriend.
PAINCOURTVILLE, La. (AP) - Assumption Parish sheriff's deputies say a 33-year-old man died after he was shot in the parking lot of a bar over the weekend.
FRENCH SETTLEMENT, La. (AP) - State police said one motorcyclist was killed and another was injured when a tree limb fell and struck them while they were riding near French Settlement.
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