BATON ROUGE, La. (KNOE 8 News & LDR) – The Louisiana Department of Revenue encourages families to retain their receipts while shopping for back-to-school items such as books, uniforms, supplies, and equipment required by schools.
OUACHITA PARISH, La. (KNOE 8 News OPSO) - Deputies are investigating a theft of a 2011 Polaris Ranger Razor UTV.
METAMORA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) - The owner of two dogs that fatally mauled a jogger along a rural Michigan road could be charged.
HARRISON, Ark. (AP) - A judge has set a new trial date for the Bull Shoals police chief accused of using excessive force against a domestic violence suspect.
OUACHITA PARISH, La. (KNOE 8 News & OPSO) - The Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office reports missing teens Chyanne Taylor and William Taylor have been found and are safe. No other details were provided regarding their whereabouts or how they were located.
ENGLAND, Ark. (AP) - The Arkansas Board of Corrections is marking the opening of a newly remodeled training academy in central Arkansas.
WEST MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) -Four teens have been arrested by Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Deputies for throwing water bottles at cars on the highway.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Police say a 10-month-old girl has died after being left in a hot car outside a house in south Wichita.
(AP - A US coast guard search team says it found wreckage from a plane piloted by an Indiana teenager that crashed in the pacific ocean earlier this week.
DETROIT (AP) - U.S. safety regulators are investigating whether an electrical problem can knock out the air bags on some older Hyundai Sonatas.
EL DORADO, Ark. (AP) - An El Dorado man is heading back to prison for up to 10 years after police say he violated his probation.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) - Closing arguments are expected Monday in the trial of a man accused in the fatal shooting of Eastern Michigan University football player Demarius Reed.
GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) - Harrison County Sheriff Melvin Brisolara says he will not seek re-election in 2015 and will retire when his term ends in January 2016.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas health leaders are trying to reduce the time it takes to determine if babies have disorders that require immediate treatment.
BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan (AP) - A former president of Kyrgyzstan has been convicted and sentenced in absentia to life in prison for his role in violently breaking up an opposition rally, resulting in 77 deaths.
ZURICH (AP) - FIFA has rejected calls to move the 2018 World Cup from Russia, saying the tournament "can achieve positive change."
SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Louisiana health officials say a Shreveport man has died from the West Nile virus.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - For the human stars of "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles," it's all about Michelangelo.
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - A judge has rejected a motion by lawyers for Aaron Hernandez to dismiss charges stemming from the 2013 slaying of a Boston man whose body was found near the former New England Patriot player's home.
CORINTH, Miss. (AP) - A Corinth teenager has been charged with murder in a fatal shooting Wednesday night in the northeast Mississippi city.
MAUBOURGUET, France (AP) - Tour de France riders are heading northward on a mostly flat Stage 19 that's likely to end in a bunch sprint.
BELLE CHASE, La. (AP) - The federal government has canceled $5.9 million in disaster loans given to Plaquemines Parish after Hurricane Katrina.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Voters in East Baton Rouge Parish will have nine school board districts to vote on at the polls on Nov 4.
PORT ALLEN, La. (AP) - A West Baton Rouge Parish jury has convicted Marcus Richardson of second-degree murder in the May 2012 fatal shooting of a Brusly High School student.24-year-old Richardson.
PARIS (AP) - French President Francois Hollande says there are no survivors in the Air Algerie crash in Mali.
MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News)- Just this week CenturyLlink placed the final steal beam for a new technology center, tangible sign of economic growth in North Louisiana.
SHREVEPORT, La. (KNOE 8 News U.S. Attorney) – Two suspects from Natchez, Mississippi and one from Ruston are among seven suspects charged with dealing cocaine across multiple northern Louisiana parishes.
WEST MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News UPSO) - Sheriff Dusty Gates says Steven Casey Morris, 29, wrote a threatening letter to his father and stepmother accusing them of snitching on him in connection with some prior arrests.
UNION PARISH, La. (KNOE 8 News UPSO) - A Union Parish man armed with a .22-caliber rifle ran out of his house when a deputy arrived on a complaint that people with guns were located throughout the residence and yard.
MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News OPMAD) - Ouachita Parish Mosquito Abatement District will be conducting aerial spraying for mosquitoes tonight, THURSDAY, July 24, 2014.
OUACHITA PARISH, la. (KNOE 8 News) - Ouachita Sheriff’s Deputies are investigating an attempted child abduction in the Bawcomville area of West Monroe.
BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (AP) - A Georgia man has died after falling from a water tower in Brookhaven where he was working.
A Ukrainian journalist working as a freelancer for CNN remains in detention after being abducted by Pro-Russian Separatists.
MIAMI (AP) - Some consumers who purchased insurance under the new health law are confused because they received varying subsidy amounts and are now stuck in lengthy appeals processes trying to figure out which estimate is accurate.
NEW YORK (AP) - Actor Alec Baldwin is not apologizing over an incident that led to a disorderly conduct arrest in May.
FREDERICK, Okla. (AP) - Authorities say a skydiver from Illinois has been killed while taking part in a demonstration jump in Oklahoma to honor World War II paratroopers.
PINEVILLE, La. (AP) - State police say two women died when their car ran off the road and struck a tree.
SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Shreveport authorities say a 64-year-old woman died after being hit by a large limb that fell to street during strong storm.
PARIS (AP) - France's foreign minister says the Air Algerie flight that has gone missing over Mali has "probably crashed."
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Six suspected cartel gunmen are dead following shootings in the northern Mexico state of Tamaulipas, near the Texas border.
Israeli tank shells hit a compound housing a UN school in the Gaza Strip on Thursday, killing at least 15 people and wounding dozens who were seeking shelter from fierce clashes on the streets outside, Palestinian officials said.
JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel's parliament has sworn in Reuven Rivlin as the country's new president, replacing Nobel Peace laureate Shimon Peres whose term ends as Israel is fighting a war against Hamas in Gaza.
REYNOLDS, Ga. (AP) - Auburn quarterback Nick Marshall has paid the fines for possession of a small amount of marijuana and a window tint violation.
A devastating story out of Lillian, Alabama.
JEFFERSON, N.J. (AP) - A 16-foot-long exotic snake reportedly slithering around New Jersey's largest lake is apparently a suburban legend. Or the snake just isn't hungry. The state has stopped looking for the reptile after scientists failed to find any evidence of it in Lake Hopatcong and traps baited with chicken were left untouched. Three unconfirmed sightings this month of a snake, perhaps an anaconda as long as 16 feet, raised concerns among visitors and swimmers. Environmental Protection...
ARGELES-GAZOST, France (AP) - Vincenzo Nibali has won the 18th stage of the Tour de France, emphatically stamping his dominance on the race in its last mountain leg with a solo breakaway on the day's last climb. After setting off from Pau, riders tackled the famed Tourmalet pass - the highest Pyrenean peak on the Tour - before heading up to Hautacam ski station at the end of the 145.5-kilometer (90-mile) leg. Both climbs are among the toughest in professional cycling. The Italian, winning his...
WASHINGTON (AP) - The presidents of Honduras and Guatemala are meeting with lawmakers on Capitol Hill amid a stalemate over the immigration crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border. Before meeting privately with House Democrats, President Otto Pérez Molina of Guatemala expressed hope of finding a solution to benefit all the countries involved. House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi is urging Congress to pass an emergency spending bill to address the crisis involving tens of thousands of unaccompanied c...
Monroe, La. (KNOE 8 News St. Francis Medical Center) - Thursday, St. Francis Medical Center Chief Executive Officer Louis Bremer announced his retirement effective August 1, 2014.
WARSAW, Poland (AP) - The Polish government has canceled plans for a year of cultural celebrations with Russia out of anger with Russian actions in Ukraine.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - Gaza health officials say at least seven people were killed when Israeli tank shells hit a compound housing a U.N. school in the northern Gaza Strip during clashes with Palestinian militants.
XIXI, Taiwan (AP) - An airline in Taiwan says stormy weather that trailed behind a typhoon was the likely cause of yesterday's plane crash that killed 48 people.
MOSCOW (AP) - Russian news agencies say two opposition activists have been convicted of organizing riots at the May 2012 protest in Moscow, a day before the inauguration of President Vladimir Putin.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits fell last week to its lowest level in eight years.
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