MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Encountering any angry dog is never fun especially when the dog may potentially be dangerous.
STERLINGTON, La. (KNOE 8 News)- It's not uncommon to let your pets outside of the house to handle their business, but they do have to be contained to your yard or on a leash.
CHICAGO (AP) - Federal appeals court judges considering whether to uphold gay marriage bans in Indiana and Wisconsin are reserving their toughest questions for the states, asking how the bans help society, especially children of same-sex couples.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The books on Louisiana's last budget year have been closed, but with a bit of borrowing from this year to make the numbers work.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - President Barack Obama says "America does not forget" and is vowing justice for the murder of an American journalist.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - American Airlines and US Airways are pulling flight listings from Orbitz after they were unable to reach agreement on a long-term contract.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Police say thieves have struck the apartment complex where Rosa Parks lived when she made history by refusing to give up her seat to a white person on a city bus.
OBERLIN, La. (AP) - The second-degree murder trial of an Oakdale man accused of killing his grandfather last November has been delayed again.
Little Rock, Ark. (KNOE & Fr. Gov. Mike Huckabee Camp)- Huckabee: "You have to ask: Why did Mark Pryor vote so many times with President Obama?
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration has picked a Connecticut official to run HealthCare.gov ahead of a second open enrollment season looming as a test of competence for the feds.
Union Parish,La. (KNOE & Union Parish Sheriff's Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs)- A two-month investigation by the Union Parish sheriff's Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs netted one Monroe resident suspected of being a major distributor of methamphetamine's in Union and Ouachita parishes.
Baton Rouge, La (KNOE & DCFS)- More than $2 million in Louisiana gambling winnings have gone directly to the children of non-custodial parents who are behind on child support.
Northeast, La (KNOE & Paws of Northeast La)- PAWS of Northeast Louisiana will be sponsoring its monthly offsite adoption opportunity of available pets from the Ouachita Parish Animal Shelter this weekend.
Monroe, La (KNOE & US Air Force Band)- Coming to the Northeast Louisiana War Veterans Home is the U. S. Air Force Band of the West Brass Ensemble.
(CNN)- Watching other people play video games is so popular, amazon is willing to pay big bucks for it. Amazon has agreed to acquire twitch, a service that lets users watch and broadcast video game play.
HOUMA, La. (AP) - Vanguard Environmental has begun construction on the controversial oilfield-waste disposal facility north of downtown Houma.
HOUMA, La. (AP) - Terrebonne Parish Council has approved buying body cameras for all Houma police officers.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A federal judge has ruled an East Baton Rouge city-parish ordinance that prohibits residents from keeping firearms in their parked cars while they're inside establishments that sell alcohol is unconstitutional.
MIAMI (AP) - Burger King is buying Canadian coffee-and-doughnut chain Tim Hortons Inc. for about $11 billion, creating the world's third-largest fast-food company.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The state auditor says the East Baton Rouge Parish school system should rely more on students' electronic records rather than paper records to validate the accuracy of grades reported to the state.
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. home prices increased at a slower pace in June.
WESTWEGO, La. (AP) - After months of tweaking the design for a new City Hall to bring down its costs, the Westwego City Council has voted to seek a second round of bids for a building that could serve as the seat of municipal government for a century. Mayor Johnny Shaddinger and the councilmen are banking that the $3.3 million the cash-strapped city has budgeted for the new City Hall will be enough this time. In recent months, after the first round of bids were rejected because of cost, the c...
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Police say seven massage parlors in Lafayette raided last week along with parlors in Bossier City and Lake Charles were part of a human trafficking network with international reach.
NATCHITOCHES, La. (AP) - Natchitoches police says they are investigating a battery that happened at Natchitoches Central High School that resulted in an 18-year-old being airlifted to a Shreveport hospital, where he's listed in critical condition. Police said in a news release that an ambulance was requested at the school shortly after noon on Monday. They say medical personnel found the 18-year-old "on the ground unresponsive." The victim was first taken to Natchitoches Regional Medical Cent...
NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) - The Adams County Board of Supervisors has rejected an offer of settlement made by the committee representing Natchez Regional Medical Center's unsecured creditors in the county-owned hospital's bankruptcy.
SOUTHAVEN, Miss. (AP) - Southaven's property taxes won't be going up, but residents still will pay more for municipal services.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Jackson leaders have started budget discussions, taking on several aspects of the city's upcoming budget for the next fiscal year.
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) - A judge has set bond at $750,000 for a 60-year-old Hattiesburg man charged with manslaughter in a shooting death over the weekend.
GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) - The director of the Gulf Coast Veterans Health Care System has been reassigned to Jackson.
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi State University Athletics Director Scott Stricklin says the freshly renovated stadium is ready for Saturday's kickoff against Southern Mississippi.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Federal authorities say a Louisiana psychiatrist has been sentenced to more than seven years in prison for his role in a Medicare fraud scheme.
ABERDEEN, Miss. (AP) - Police in Aberdeen say three men have been arrested in connection with business burglaries.
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