BATON ROUGE, La (KNOE 8 News) – Wednesday, 21 Louisiana parishes and seven contiguous parishes were designated natural disaster areas as a result of the drought.
WEST MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - The West Monroe Police Department will be conducting two sobriety and occupant checkpoints in December.
MOREHOUSE Parish, La. (KNOE 8 News) - The Morehouse Parish Sheriff's Office is looking for a man missing since Monday morning.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Gov. Phil Bryant has announced a yearlong celebration in 2014 to showcase Mississippi people, communities and enterprises.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Food and Drug Administration says it has approved the first generic versions of the blockbuster antidepressant drug Cymbalta.
MIAMI (AP) - Prosecutors say they will not file domestic violence charges against George Zimmerman after his girlfriend said in a sworn statement she did not want to pursue the case.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Police in Little Rock are trying to find 25 iPads that were stolen from a classroom at Hall High School overnight.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The House has passed legislation that instructs the Veterans Affairs Department to unearth the remains of an Army veteran buried with military honors.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A 3-year-old child has died from injuries she suffered in a hit-and-run accident.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - To protest a Nativity scene, a Florida man has put up a Festivus pole with beer cans at the state Capitol.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A study panel is recommending that lawmakers give up their authority to control college tuition costs and put limits on the state's free college tuition program.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Meridian's only federal courtroom - the site of historical civil rights cases more than four decades ago - will close under legislation passed by the U.S. Senate.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Many Americans who fly would rather not listen to other passengers make phone calls during a flight, a new poll says.
BRODHEADSVILLE, Pa. (AP) - Police in Pennsylvania are investigating the death of a New York City college student during a fraternity ritual.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Congress' budget office estimates that the just-announced budget deal would increase the deficit over the next two years by $41.4 billion.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - A new federal report says 1,400 Arkansas residents have enrolled in health coverage through the HealthCare.gov website.
WINNSBORO, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Louisiana State Police have arrested a Winnsboro woman for allegedly trying to scam an insurance company.
MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A Monroe based organization is hoping to help businesses learn the benefits of networking.
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