DELTA, La. (AP) - A multiple-vehicle accident on the Mississippi River bridge connecting Madison Parish, Louisiana, and Warren County, Mississippi, has sent 17 people to a hospital, most with minor injuries.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A federal appeals court panel has ruled that a Mississippi law that would close the state's only abortion clinic is unconstitutional. The three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals issued its ruling Tuesday in a case involving the state's 2012 law, which required physicians at the clinic to obtain admitting privileges at a local hospital.
NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) - The state Court of Appeals has upheld the conviction of James C. Luster for murder in a 2012 fatal shooting. Prosecutors say Carlos "Mo" Wright was shot to death outside his Natchez home by Luster on March 6, 2012.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana's state school board is joining a lawsuit against Gov. Bobby Jindal, accusing the governor of illegally meddling in education policy in his efforts to block use of the Common Core education standards.
OUACHITA PARISH, La. (KNOE 8 News LSP) - A West Monroe insurance agent is accused of never turning in payments to the insurer for a number of his Winnsboro customers.
BATON ROUGE, La.(KNOE 8 News LSU AgCenter) - With more than 60 species of mosquitoes in Louisiana and mild temperatures most of the year anytime is a good time to be bitten, said LSU AgCenter entomologist Kristen Healey.
JONESBORO, La.. (KNOE 8 News James Harris campaign) - James “SPIKE” Harris has announced he will run for the job of Jonesboro Police Chief.
MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A new business consulting and media marketing company located in ULM's small business incubator is getting a big award for a successful small business.
RUSTON, La. (KNOE 8 News La. Tech) – Money magazine has ranked Louisiana Tech University as one of the nation’s best college values according to its 2014 Best Colleges list released Monday.
WEST MONROE, La. (AP) - West Monroe High School will soon have a $742,000 scoreboard for Don Shows Field at Rebel Stadium. The Ouachita Parish School Board approved an agreement Monday between West Monroe High School and the school district to finance its purchase.
SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - A 12-month study is finally underway to examine the feasibility of re-establishing Amtrak Passenger Rail Service from Shreveport-Bossier City to Vicksburg, Mississippi. Kent Rodgers, North Louisiana Council of Governments executive director, says the study will look at the condition of existing railroad tracks between the cities, potential stops, hours of operation and the cost to operate the service.
A second person has died from Sunday's emergency plane landing on a Florida beach.
Baton Rouge, La. (KNOE 8 News ATC) - Agents with the Office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control recently conducted compliance checks at 173 businesses in the Monroe and West Monroe areas. During those compliance checks, 28 of the businesses, which consist of area restaurants, bars and convenience stores, were caught selling alcohol and tobacco products to minors.
The NCAA reached a 75 million-dollar settlement with the NCAA and dozens of college athletes in a class action suit over head injuries.
WASHINGTON (AP) - House Speaker John Boehner says the House has no plans to impeach President Barack Obama.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Chatter about impeaching President Barack Obama helped House Democrats' campaign committee raise $1 million online in one day.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Donald Trump says he'll submit a bid to buy the Buffalo Bills but that it's unlikely his offer will be the winner.
BEIJING (AP) - Chinese state media say dozens of people have been killed and many more injured in the latest violence blamed on militants in the northwestern region of Xinjiang.
BOSTON (AP) - Passengers on a whale watch boat are back on dry land after spending a long night stuck at sea about 15 miles off Massachusetts.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - An outbreak of Ebola in West Africa is stirring fear and canceling travel plans in Minnesota, where thousands of Liberians have immigrated over the years.
VALDOSTA, Ga. (AP) - The parents of a south Georgia teenager found dead inside a rolled-up gym mat at school have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against school administrators.
MANSFIELD, Ark. (AP) - Authorities in western Arkansas are looking for a search-and-rescue truck stolen from the Northwest Scott County Volunteer Fire Department over the weekend.
An 18-year-old man is recovering after falling 50 feet inside a cave in western Blount County Monday night.Authorities say the young man was in the cave with friends on Monday night when he slipped and fell into a tunnel-like ravine around 8 p.m.
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. home prices rose in May from a year earlier at the weakest pace in 15 months, as home sales remain modest.
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - A new report says the release of carbon dioxide into the air from factory smokestacks to the tailpipe on your car could pose a risk to red king crab and other lucrative fisheries in Alaska.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - A Palestinian health official says at least 100 Palestinians have been killed in the fighting in Gaza today.
CONWAY, N.H. (AP) - A 34-year-old man charged with kidnapping a New Hampshire teen more than nine months ago is heading to court.
A Kansas man charged in the death of a 10-month-old foster child is expected to appear in court today (tuesday).
KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) - A 13-year-old boy who got separated from his group while hiking at Kings Canyon National Park in Central California has been found.
PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) - Pine Bluff officials are waiting for a structural engineer's report to see if a downtown building that partially collapsed last week needs to be razed.
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