KNOE 8 News - KNOE 8 News; KNOE-TV; KNOE.com |

Right Now:

66°
  • (Feels like 66°)
  • Clear

Today:

  • 86° |
  • 65°

7-Day Forecast

  • New Orleans police arrest man in officer shooting

    New Orleans police arrest man in officer shooting

    Sunday, September 14 2014 8:32 PM EDT2014-09-15 00:32:34 GMT
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans police have arrested a man they say was involved in the shooting of an officer early Sunday morning.
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans police have arrested a man they say was involved in the shooting of an officer early Sunday morning.
  • United Way helping the community, help itself

    United Way helping the community, help itself

    Sunday, September 14 2014 7:12 PM EDT2014-09-14 23:12:04 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - On Wednesday, United Way of Northeast Louisiana is kicking off its annual campaign. The non-profit offers several services to a 12-parish region and partners with other local non-profits. And we had the chance to sit down with the president of United Way to learn why this organization is so important to the community."A child that is not reading on grade level by the end of third grade is four times less likely to graduate," United Way of Northeast Louisiana Presid...
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - On Wednesday, United Way of Northeast Louisiana is kicking off its annual campaign. The non-profit offers several services to a 12-parish region and partners with other local non-profits. And we had the chance to sit down with the president of United Way to learn why this organization is so important to the community."A child that is not reading on grade level by the end of third grade is four times less likely to graduate," United Way of Northeast Louisiana Presid...
  • 2014 Blitz - Week #2 Games and Scores

    2014 Blitz - Week #2 Games and Scores

    Sunday, September 14 2014 2:04 PM EDT2014-09-14 18:04:14 GMT

    (KNOE 8 Sports) - Here are the game scores for Week #2 of the 2014-2015 high school football season.

    (KNOE 8 Sports) - Here are the game scores for Week #2 of the 2014-2015 high school football season.

  • Two inmates escape from Lincoln Parish Detention Center

    Two inmates escape from Lincoln Parish Detention Center

    Sunday, September 14 2014 11:51 AM EDT2014-09-14 15:51:03 GMT
    RUSTON, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Authorities in Lincoln Parish are searching for two inmates who escaped the Lincoln Parish Detention Center. Paul James Landry and Dennis James Harrell were trustees working outside the detention center when they escaped Saturday around 6:00 p.m.
    RUSTON, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Authorities in Lincoln Parish are searching for two inmates who escaped the Lincoln Parish Detention Center. Paul James Landry and Dennis James Harrell were trustees working outside the detention center when they escaped Saturday around 6:00 p.m.
  • Presidential finalists: ties to Northwestern State

    Presidential finalists: ties to Northwestern State

    Saturday, September 13 2014 6:21 PM EDT2014-09-13 22:21:20 GMT
    NATCHITOCHES, La. (AP) - Both finalists for president of Northwestern State University have ties to the 130-year-old school.
    NATCHITOCHES, La. (AP) - Both finalists for president of Northwestern State University have ties to the 130-year-old school.
  • 2 Mississippi teenagers die in 1-car wreck

    2 Mississippi teenagers die in 1-car wreck

    Saturday, September 13 2014 6:17 PM EDT2014-09-13 22:17:03 GMT
    RIPLEY, Miss. (AP) - An early-morning crash has killed two teenagers from Ripley.
    RIPLEY, Miss. (AP) - An early-morning crash has killed two teenagers from Ripley.
  • RC Airplane show going on this weekend

    RC Airplane show going on this weekend

    Saturday, September 13 2014 6:12 PM EDT2014-09-13 22:12:10 GMT
     WEST MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - On Saturday, the first ever Bayou Blowout was held at Tiger Field in West Ouachita Parish. Airplane enthusiasts from all around were out flying and turning tricks with their RC planes.
     WEST MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - On Saturday, the first ever Bayou Blowout was held at Tiger Field in West Ouachita Parish. Airplane enthusiasts from all around were out flying and turning tricks with their RC planes.
  • Zoo gets license back, responds to PETA complaints

    Zoo gets license back, responds to PETA complaints

    Saturday, September 13 2014 6:01 PM EDT2014-09-13 22:01:15 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - After losing its license in May due to not filing the paperwork on time, the Louisiana Purchase Gardens and Zoo has been issued a new license by the USDA.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - After losing its license in May due to not filing the paperwork on time, the Louisiana Purchase Gardens and Zoo has been issued a new license by the USDA.
  • Arkansas Road project pushed back a few months

    Arkansas Road project pushed back a few months

    Saturday, September 13 2014 5:46 PM EDT2014-09-13 21:46:30 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - The Arkansas Road project is being pushed back a few months. The project consist of three phases, which will widen the road to five lanes and add four round-abouts.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - The Arkansas Road project is being pushed back a few months. The project consist of three phases, which will widen the road to five lanes and add four round-abouts.
  • Neville Coaches and Players Speak Out

    Neville Coaches and Players Speak Out

    Friday, September 12 2014 10:39 PM EDT2014-09-13 02:39:37 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE News)--Neville football players and coaches are doing much better than earlier in the week, after junior Cole Tracey collapsed on the field.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE News)--Neville football players and coaches are doing much better than earlier in the week, after junior Cole Tracey collapsed on the field.
  • Shaken baby death leads to arrest of Natchitoches man

    Shaken baby death leads to arrest of Natchitoches man

    Friday, September 12 2014 10:23 PM EDT2014-09-13 02:23:22 GMT
    NATCHITOCHES, La. (KNOE 8 News NPD) - A Natchitoches man was arrested Thursday in connection with the death of his 14 day old daughter.
    NATCHITOCHES, La. (KNOE 8 News NPD) - A Natchitoches man was arrested Thursday in connection with the death of his 14 day old daughter.
  • Ouachita Parish school bus driver allegedly assaults rider

    Ouachita Parish school bus driver allegedly assaults rider

    Friday, September 12 2014 7:58 PM EDT2014-09-12 23:58:11 GMT
    OUACHITA PARISH, La. (KNOE 8 News)- Parent Felicia Moore says the driver tried to force her daughter off the bus at a stop she was not supposed to get off at.
    OUACHITA PARISH, La. (KNOE 8 News)- Parent Felicia Moore says the driver tried to force her daughter off the bus at a stop she was not supposed to get off at.
  • Tools, gun, ATV & motorcycle recovered in Ouachita arrest

    Tools, gun, ATV & motorcycle recovered in Ouachita arrest

    Friday, September 12 2014 7:41 PM EDT2014-09-12 23:41:19 GMT
    OUACHITA PARISH, La. (KNOE 8 News OPSO) - The arrest of a Monroe man has led to the recovery of all sorts of yard equipment, tools and recreational vehicles.
    OUACHITA PARISH, La. (KNOE 8 News OPSO) - The arrest of a Monroe man has led to the recovery of all sorts of yard equipment, tools and recreational vehicles.
  • ULM announces enrollment; welcomes strongest freshman class

    ULM announces enrollment; welcomes strongest freshman class

    Friday, September 12 2014 7:28 PM EDT2014-09-12 23:28:19 GMT
    MONROE, La,, (KNOE 8 News ULM) - Officials at the University of Louisiana at Monroe released enrollment figures for Fall 2014. With the strongest ever freshman class of 1,314 students, ULM's total enrollment comes in at 8,527.
    MONROE, La,, (KNOE 8 News ULM) - Officials at the University of Louisiana at Monroe released enrollment figures for Fall 2014. With the strongest ever freshman class of 1,314 students, ULM's total enrollment comes in at 8,527.
  • Landrieu repays part of questioned travel costs

    Landrieu repays part of questioned travel costs

    Friday, September 12 2014 7:21 PM EDT2014-09-12 23:21:51 GMT
    MONROE, La (KNOE AP) - Democratic Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu says her campaign has reimbursed the federal government nearly $34,000 for flights she took that included political fundraising events dating to 2002.
    MONROE, La (KNOE AP) - Democratic Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu says her campaign has reimbursed the federal government nearly $34,000 for flights she took that included political fundraising events dating to 2002.
  • 12 new West Nile virus infections in Louisiana

    12 new West Nile virus infections in Louisiana

    Friday, September 12 2014 7:04 PM EDT2014-09-12 23:04:50 GMT
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Louisiana's health department says 12 new West Nile virus infections in the state bring the year's total to 92. Three of the cases diagnosed this week are dangerous infections of the nervous system, bringing that total to 41.
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Louisiana's health department says 12 new West Nile virus infections in the state bring the year's total to 92. Three of the cases diagnosed this week are dangerous infections of the nervous system, bringing that total to 41.
  • Shooting at Monroe Daycare Center

    Shooting at Monroe Daycare Center

    Friday, September 12 2014 2:59 PM EDT2014-09-12 18:59:51 GMT
    Monroe, La (KNOE 8 News & MPD)- The Monroe Police Department responded to a shooting in the parking lot of the Wonderland Daycare Center located at 1705 Hickory Street Friday morning.
    Monroe, La (KNOE 8 News & MPD)- The Monroe Police Department responded to a shooting in the parking lot of the Wonderland Daycare Center located at 1705 Hickory Street Friday morning.
  • Mixed reactions to verdict in Pistorius trial

    Mixed reactions to verdict in Pistorius trial

    Friday, September 12 2014 1:55 PM EDT2014-09-12 17:55:06 GMT
    PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - A resident of the South African city of Port Elizabeth calls the verdict "shocking, to say the least."
    PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - A resident of the South African city of Port Elizabeth calls the verdict "shocking, to say the least."
  • Prosecutors try to link ex-judge to witness death

    Prosecutors try to link ex-judge to witness death

    Friday, September 12 2014 1:52 PM EDT2014-09-12 17:52:49 GMT
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Federal prosecutors allege that a former northeast Arkansas judge once imprisoned for sending a live snake in the mail killed a witness in a drug case against him.
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Federal prosecutors allege that a former northeast Arkansas judge once imprisoned for sending a live snake in the mail killed a witness in a drug case against him.
  • Abortion rights protesters assemble outside court

    Abortion rights protesters assemble outside court

    Friday, September 12 2014 1:48 PM EDT2014-09-12 17:48:07 GMT
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Abortion rights demonstrators assembled outside the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans before of the start of a second hearing about the Texas law restricting abortions.
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Abortion rights demonstrators assembled outside the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans before of the start of a second hearing about the Texas law restricting abortions.
  • Woman accused of aiming gun at kids over clarinet

    Woman accused of aiming gun at kids over clarinet

    Friday, September 12 2014 12:51 PM EDT2014-09-12 16:51:53 GMT
    CLIFTON, Colo. (AP) - A western Colorado woman is accused of pointing a rifle at several children in a neighboring backyard because she was upset that an 11-year-old boy was playing his clarinet outside.
    CLIFTON, Colo. (AP) - A western Colorado woman is accused of pointing a rifle at several children in a neighboring backyard because she was upset that an 11-year-old boy was playing his clarinet outside.
  • For Seventh Consecutive Year, Entergy Named as National Leader in Economic Development

    For Seventh Consecutive Year, Entergy Named as National Leader in Economic Development

    Friday, September 12 2014 12:40 PM EDT2014-09-12 16:40:46 GMT
    Louisiana. (KNOE 8 News &  Entergy)- Entergy has been named one of the nation's Top 10 utilities in economic development for 2013 by Site Selection magazine.
    Louisiana. (KNOE 8 News &  Entergy)- Entergy has been named one of the nation's Top 10 utilities in economic development for 2013 by Site Selection magazine.
  • Dad tied to 5 kids' deaths waives court appearance

    Dad tied to 5 kids' deaths waives court appearance

    Friday, September 12 2014 12:24 PM EDT2014-09-12 16:24:51 GMT
    LEXINGTON, S.C. (AP) - The man who police say killed his five young children, then drove around for days with their decomposing bodies before dumping them on a rural Alabama road has waived his first court appearance in South Carolina.
    LEXINGTON, S.C. (AP) - The man who police say killed his five young children, then drove around for days with their decomposing bodies before dumping them on a rural Alabama road has waived his first court appearance in South Carolina.
  • Bones on Red River sandbar are human

    Bones on Red River sandbar are human

    Friday, September 12 2014 12:23 PM EDT2014-09-12 16:23:21 GMT
    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Caddo Parish Coroner Dr. Todd Thoma says bones found on a sandbar in Red River are human.
    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Caddo Parish Coroner Dr. Todd Thoma says bones found on a sandbar in Red River are human.
  • Monroe, La (KNOE 8 News and ULM)- TheBestSchools.org

    ULM online program recognized as number one in Louisiana

    ULM online program recognized as number one in Louisiana

    Friday, September 12 2014 12:17 PM EDT2014-09-12 16:17:49 GMT
    Monroe, La. (KNOE 8 News ULM)- TheBestSchools.org has nationally ranked the University of Louisiana at Monroe's online platform, eULM, for the second time in less than a month.
    Monroe, La. (KNOE 8 News ULM)- TheBestSchools.org has nationally ranked the University of Louisiana at Monroe's online platform, eULM, for the second time in less than a month.
  • Ford recalls hybrid SUVs to fix stalling problem

    Ford recalls hybrid SUVs to fix stalling problem

    Friday, September 12 2014 12:17 PM EDT2014-09-12 16:17:26 GMT
    DETROIT (AP) - Ford is recalling about 74,000 older-model gas-electric hybrid SUVs in the U.S. and Canada to fix a stalling problem.
    DETROIT (AP) - Ford is recalling about 74,000 older-model gas-electric hybrid SUVs in the U.S. and Canada to fix a stalling problem.
  • Shreveport woman admits to health care, wire fraud

    Shreveport woman admits to health care, wire fraud

    Friday, September 12 2014 12:14 PM EDT2014-09-12 16:14:18 GMT
    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Federal prosecutors say the owner and operator of a Shreveport intensive outpatient program company has pleaded guilty to charging Medicare for services never rendered. U.S.
    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Federal prosecutors say the owner and operator of a Shreveport intensive outpatient program company has pleaded guilty to charging Medicare for services never rendered. U.S.
  • Police: Woman, 40, used boy, 13, for sex, drugs

    Police: Woman, 40, used boy, 13, for sex, drugs

    Friday, September 12 2014 11:53 AM EDT2014-09-12 15:53:58 GMT
    LATROBE, Pa. (AP) - Police have charged a 40-year-old Pennsylvania woman with having sex with a 13-year-old boy and then making him fake a toothache so he could get painkillers for her.
    LATROBE, Pa. (AP) - Police have charged a 40-year-old Pennsylvania woman with having sex with a 13-year-old boy and then making him fake a toothache so he could get painkillers for her.
  • USDA renews Monroe zoo license

    USDA renews Monroe zoo license

    Friday, September 12 2014 11:35 AM EDT2014-09-12 15:35:41 GMT
    MONROE, La. (AP) - The Louisiana Purchase Gardens Zoo has regained its license from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, which city officials plan to announce next week.
    MONROE, La. (AP) - The Louisiana Purchase Gardens Zoo has regained its license from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, which city officials plan to announce next week.
  • Tim Tebow is taking the field for "Good Morning America."

    Tim Tebow is taking the field for "Good Morning America."

    Friday, September 12 2014 11:30 AM EDT2014-09-12 15:30:26 GMT
    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Tim Tebow is taking the field for "Good Morning America." ABC said Thursday that the Heisman Trophy winner is joining the program as a contributor starting Monday.
    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Tim Tebow is taking the field for "Good Morning America." ABC said Thursday that the Heisman Trophy winner is joining the program as a contributor starting Monday.
  • Judge: Pistorius is guilty of culpable homicide

    Judge: Pistorius is guilty of culpable homicide

    Friday, September 12 2014 11:27 AM EDT2014-09-12 15:27:01 GMT
    PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - The judge in the murder trial against Oscar Pistorius says the double-amputee athlete is guilty of culpable homicide, or negligent killing, in the shooting death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
    PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - The judge in the murder trial against Oscar Pistorius says the double-amputee athlete is guilty of culpable homicide, or negligent killing, in the shooting death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
  • Texas abortion restrictions at US appeals court

    Texas abortion restrictions at US appeals court

    Friday, September 12 2014 11:25 AM EDT2014-09-12 15:25:07 GMT
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A federal appeals court that has already upheld one Texas restriction on abortions is hearing arguments about an even tougher part of the same law: the requirement that all abortion clinics adopt costly hospital-level operating standards.
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A federal appeals court that has already upheld one Texas restriction on abortions is hearing arguments about an even tougher part of the same law: the requirement that all abortion clinics adopt costly hospital-level operating standards.
  • Memorial set for 5 slain kids; dad heads to court

    Memorial set for 5 slain kids; dad heads to court

    Friday, September 12 2014 11:22 AM EDT2014-09-12 15:22:40 GMT
    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - The five children who police say were slain by their father will be remembered at a memorial in Mississippi, while 500 miles away, their father will make his first court appearance in South Carolina.
    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - The five children who police say were slain by their father will be remembered at a memorial in Mississippi, while 500 miles away, their father will make his first court appearance in South Carolina.
  • Oxford homeless ministry strained by full hotels

    Oxford homeless ministry strained by full hotels

    Friday, September 12 2014 11:20 AM EDT2014-09-12 15:20:17 GMT
    OXFORD, Miss. (AP) - Interfaith Compassion Ministry in Oxford relies on local hotels to temporarily house homeless people until long-term shelter can be found.
    OXFORD, Miss. (AP) - Interfaith Compassion Ministry in Oxford relies on local hotels to temporarily house homeless people until long-term shelter can be found.
  • Man arrested after child porn found on laptop

    Man arrested after child porn found on laptop

    Friday, September 12 2014 11:15 AM EDT2014-09-12 15:15:31 GMT
    LONG BEACH, Miss. (AP) - Long Beach police say a 40-year-old man has been charged with two counts of possession of child pornography.
    LONG BEACH, Miss. (AP) - Long Beach police say a 40-year-old man has been charged with two counts of possession of child pornography.
  • Lafayette man indicted on income tax fraud

    Lafayette man indicted on income tax fraud

    Friday, September 12 2014 11:13 AM EDT2014-09-12 15:13:40 GMT
    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - A federal grand jury has charged a 56-year-old Lafayette man with income tax fraud for allegedly failing to report hundreds of thousands of dollars in income.
    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - A federal grand jury has charged a 56-year-old Lafayette man with income tax fraud for allegedly failing to report hundreds of thousands of dollars in income.
  • Houston woman booked after standoff

    Houston woman booked after standoff

    Friday, September 12 2014 11:10 AM EDT2014-09-12 15:10:32 GMT
    HOUSTON, Miss. (AP) - Authorities in Chickasaw County say a Houston woman was arrested Thursday night after a domestic dispute developed into a standoff at her home.
    HOUSTON, Miss. (AP) - Authorities in Chickasaw County say a Houston woman was arrested Thursday night after a domestic dispute developed into a standoff at her home.
  • Today in history!

    Today in history!

    Friday, September 12 2014 11:08 AM EDT2014-09-12 15:08:46 GMT
    (AP)- Today in history! Today is Friday, September 12, the 255th day of 2014.
    (AP)- Today in history! Today is Friday, September 12, the 255th day of 2014.
  • Entertainment history!

    Entertainment history!

    Friday, September 12 2014 11:05 AM EDT2014-09-12 15:05:06 GMT
    (AP)- On September 12th, 1931, country singer George Jones was born in Saratoga, Texas. In 1959, "Bonanza" made its TV debut on NBC.
    (AP)- On September 12th, 1931, country singer George Jones was born in Saratoga, Texas. In 1959, "Bonanza" made its TV debut on NBC.
  • Taxis must soon meet standards for airport service

    Taxis must soon meet standards for airport service

    Friday, September 12 2014 10:59 AM EDT2014-09-12 14:59:54 GMT
    GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) - Beginning Oct. 1, taxi and other ground-transportation companies that serve the Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport will have to meet several minimum standards.
    GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) - Beginning Oct. 1, taxi and other ground-transportation companies that serve the Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport will have to meet several minimum standards.
  • Defense to make final appeals to salmonella jury

    Defense to make final appeals to salmonella jury

    Friday, September 12 2014 10:55 AM EDT2014-09-12 14:55:10 GMT
    ALBANY, Ga. (AP) - A federal jury is hearing final appeals from attorneys in the trial of a Georgia peanut plant owner and two others charged in connection with a deadly salmonella outbreak five years ago.
    ALBANY, Ga. (AP) - A federal jury is hearing final appeals from attorneys in the trial of a Georgia peanut plant owner and two others charged in connection with a deadly salmonella outbreak five years ago.
  • Ex-officer indicted on attempted capital murder

    Ex-officer indicted on attempted capital murder

    Friday, September 12 2014 10:53 AM EDT2014-09-12 14:53:13 GMT
    POPLARVILLE, Miss. (AP) - A former police officer already awaiting trial for sexually assaulting a minor in Lamar County has been indicted on two counts of attempted capital murder by a Pearl River County grand jury.
    POPLARVILLE, Miss. (AP) - A former police officer already awaiting trial for sexually assaulting a minor in Lamar County has been indicted on two counts of attempted capital murder by a Pearl River County grand jury.
  • Lafayette officer stable following shooting

    Lafayette officer stable following shooting

    Friday, September 12 2014 10:35 AM EDT2014-09-12 14:35:59 GMT
    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - A Lafayette police officer is in stable condition following an overnight shooting.
    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - A Lafayette police officer is in stable condition following an overnight shooting.
  • Lafayette board accepts charges against supt.

    Lafayette board accepts charges against supt.

    Friday, September 12 2014 10:34 AM EDT2014-09-12 14:34:07 GMT
    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - The Lafayette Parish School Board has voted 6-3 to accept five formal charges against Superintendent Pat Cooper.
    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - The Lafayette Parish School Board has voted 6-3 to accept five formal charges against Superintendent Pat Cooper.
  • Hearing to resume in fatal Michigan dog attack

    Hearing to resume in fatal Michigan dog attack

    Friday, September 12 2014 9:52 AM EDT2014-09-12 13:52:26 GMT
    LAPEER, Mich. (AP) - A key court hearing is set to resume in the case against the owners of two dogs that fatally mauled a jogger in Michigan.
    LAPEER, Mich. (AP) - A key court hearing is set to resume in the case against the owners of two dogs that fatally mauled a jogger in Michigan.
  • Citizens ups rates for most commercial customers

    Citizens ups rates for most commercial customers

    Friday, September 12 2014 9:48 AM EDT2014-09-12 13:48:05 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Premiums for almost all of Louisiana Citizens Property Insurance Corp.'s commercial customers will increase an average of 2.3 percent beginning in February, under a proposed rate filing.
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Premiums for almost all of Louisiana Citizens Property Insurance Corp.'s commercial customers will increase an average of 2.3 percent beginning in February, under a proposed rate filing.
  • Youngsville seeking funds for drainage projects

    Youngsville seeking funds for drainage projects

    Friday, September 12 2014 9:44 AM EDT2014-09-12 13:44:59 GMT
    YOUNGSVILLE, La. (AP) - The major flooding issues in and around Youngsville might be a thing of the past if the city gains federal funding to improve drainage in the city and the surrounding municipalities.
    YOUNGSVILLE, La. (AP) - The major flooding issues in and around Youngsville might be a thing of the past if the city gains federal funding to improve drainage in the city and the surrounding municipalities.
  • Council approves pay boost for Lafayette police

    Council approves pay boost for Lafayette police

    Friday, September 12 2014 9:42 AM EDT2014-09-12 13:42:54 GMT
    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Lafayette police officers could be in line for their biggest raise in years.
    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Lafayette police officers could be in line for their biggest raise in years.
  • Rail line acquisition means big boost to economy

    Rail line acquisition means big boost to economy

    Friday, September 12 2014 9:41 AM EDT2014-09-12 13:41:02 GMT
    ST. FRANCISVILLE, La. (AP) - West Feliciana Parish President Kevin Couhig says the acquisition, and pending recommissioning, of 22 miles of unused railroad track near St. Francisville will be a major economic boost for the area.
    ST. FRANCISVILLE, La. (AP) - West Feliciana Parish President Kevin Couhig says the acquisition, and pending recommissioning, of 22 miles of unused railroad track near St. Francisville will be a major economic boost for the area.
  • Search underway for bodies in vermin-infested home

    Search underway for bodies in vermin-infested home

    Friday, September 12 2014 9:36 AM EDT2014-09-12 13:36:33 GMT
    BLACKSTONE, Mass. (AP) - Authorities haven't ruled out the possibility that there are more bodies inside a squalid Massachusetts home where three dead babies have been found.
    BLACKSTONE, Mass. (AP) - Authorities haven't ruled out the possibility that there are more bodies inside a squalid Massachusetts home where three dead babies have been found.
  • Man accused of stealing 28 guns arrested

    Man accused of stealing 28 guns arrested

    Friday, September 12 2014 9:33 AM EDT2014-09-12 13:33:01 GMT
    JACKSON, La. (AP) - Authorities say an 18-year-old Jackson man accused of stealing 28 guns from a sporting goods store turned himself in several hours after the theft.
    JACKSON, La. (AP) - Authorities say an 18-year-old Jackson man accused of stealing 28 guns from a sporting goods store turned himself in several hours after the theft.
  • Navy searches for pilot after jets crash into sea

    Navy searches for pilot after jets crash into sea

    Friday, September 12 2014 9:30 AM EDT2014-09-12 13:30:57 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Pentagon officials say two U.S. Navy jets have crashed into the western Pacific Ocean and that one pilot was rescued and a search is on for the other.
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Pentagon officials say two U.S. Navy jets have crashed into the western Pacific Ocean and that one pilot was rescued and a search is on for the other.
  • Livingston Parish voters face 5 charter changes

    Livingston Parish voters face 5 charter changes

    Friday, September 12 2014 9:19 AM EDT2014-09-12 13:19:26 GMT
    LIVINGSTON, La. (AP) - Five proposed changes to the Livingston Parish Home Rule Charter will go before voters in December, despite Parish President Layton Ricks' refusal to sign the ordinance calling for the election.
    LIVINGSTON, La. (AP) - Five proposed changes to the Livingston Parish Home Rule Charter will go before voters in December, despite Parish President Layton Ricks' refusal to sign the ordinance calling for the election.
  • Mississippi State visits Sun Belt's South Alabama

    Mississippi State visits Sun Belt's South Alabama

    Friday, September 12 2014 9:17 AM EDT2014-09-12 13:17:35 GMT
    MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - Mississippi State is hitting the road for its latest nonconference game.
    MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - Mississippi State is hitting the road for its latest nonconference game.
  • Sentencing planned for ex-Pocahontas judge

    Sentencing planned for ex-Pocahontas judge

    Friday, September 12 2014 9:11 AM EDT2014-09-12 13:11:01 GMT
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - A former northeast Arkansas judge previously imprisoned for sending a live snake in the mail faces more time behind bars after he was convicted in a separate drug case. Bob Sam Castleman is to be sentenced Friday in federal court in Little Rock.
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - A former northeast Arkansas judge previously imprisoned for sending a live snake in the mail faces more time behind bars after he was convicted in a separate drug case. Bob Sam Castleman is to be sentenced Friday in federal court in Little Rock.
  • Lafourche School Board passes 2014-15 budget

    Lafourche School Board passes 2014-15 budget

    Friday, September 12 2014 9:09 AM EDT2014-09-12 13:09:26 GMT
    THIBODAUX, La. (AP) - The Lafourche Parish School Board has approved it 2014-15 budget that calls for spending $170 million, up $4 million from last year.
    THIBODAUX, La. (AP) - The Lafourche Parish School Board has approved it 2014-15 budget that calls for spending $170 million, up $4 million from last year.
  • What is a defibrillator, and how can it save your life?

    What is a defibrillator, and how can it save your life?

    Friday, September 12 2014 12:16 AM EDT2014-09-12 04:16:31 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News)--An automated external defibrillator, also known as an AED is a device that can be used if someone becomes unresponsive in cardiac arrest and there is no sign of a heartbeat.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News)--An automated external defibrillator, also known as an AED is a device that can be used if someone becomes unresponsive in cardiac arrest and there is no sign of a heartbeat.
  • Ray Armstrong attends first I-20 Board meeting as member

    Ray Armstrong attends first I-20 Board meeting as member

    Friday, September 12 2014 12:13 AM EDT2014-09-12 04:13:38 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - In Thursday's meeting of the I-20 Economic Development Board, major construction projects were discussed.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - In Thursday's meeting of the I-20 Economic Development Board, major construction projects were discussed.
  • Half the hours, half the pay

    Half the hours, half the pay

    Thursday, September 11 2014 8:13 PM EDT2014-09-12 00:13:22 GMT
    RUSTON, La (KNOE 8 News) - Four hundred employees within Lincoln Parish Schools are getting their work hours cut in half.
    RUSTON, La (KNOE 8 News) - Four hundred employees within Lincoln Parish Schools are getting their work hours cut in half.
  • A heart defibrillator is any teams best friend

    A heart defibrillator is any teams best friend

    Thursday, September 11 2014 8:13 PM EDT2014-09-12 00:13:19 GMT
    WEST MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News)- It was a scary scene on the Neville football practice field Wednesday evening.
    WEST MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News)- It was a scary scene on the Neville football practice field Wednesday evening.
  • Forsythe Point restrooms cleaned after story airs on KNOE

    Forsythe Point restrooms cleaned after story airs on KNOE

    Thursday, September 11 2014 8:09 PM EDT2014-09-12 00:09:21 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News)- The deplorable conditions of the public restrooms at Forsythe Point have been taken care of, a day after KNOE airs a story of how bad they were.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News)- The deplorable conditions of the public restrooms at Forsythe Point have been taken care of, a day after KNOE airs a story of how bad they were.
  • 9/11 memorial in Ouachita Parish

    9/11 memorial in Ouachita Parish

    Thursday, September 11 2014 7:12 PM EDT2014-09-11 23:12:21 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Thirteen years ago today on September 11th, 2001 our nation was attacked. Today marks the day our nation comes together to honor that tragic day.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Thirteen years ago today on September 11th, 2001 our nation was attacked. Today marks the day our nation comes together to honor that tragic day.
  • Lawmakers from both sides back Obama plan

    Lawmakers from both sides back Obama plan

    Thursday, September 11 2014 12:48 PM EDT2014-09-11 16:48:57 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Republicans and Democrats in Congress are voicing strong support today for President Barack Obama's call for new authority to fight Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria.
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Republicans and Democrats in Congress are voicing strong support today for President Barack Obama's call for new authority to fight Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria.
  • Motorcyclist killed in New Orleans crash

    Motorcyclist killed in New Orleans crash

    Thursday, September 11 2014 12:48 PM EDT2014-09-11 16:48:05 GMT
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans police say a 56-year-old motorcyclist dead when his bike crashed in to the rear of a moving van.
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans police say a 56-year-old motorcyclist dead when his bike crashed in to the rear of a moving van.
  • Entertainment History!

    Entertainment History!

    Thursday, September 11 2014 12:47 PM EDT2014-09-11 16:47:27 GMT
    (AP)- On September 11th, 1962, The Beatles held their first recording session in London for EMI's Parlophone label.
    (AP)- On September 11th, 1962, The Beatles held their first recording session in London for EMI's Parlophone label.
  • Burglar falls asleep on the job

    Burglar falls asleep on the job

    Thursday, September 11 2014 12:47 PM EDT2014-09-11 16:47:07 GMT
    NOKOMI, Fla. (AP) - Talk about a heavy sleeper. Police say an accused burglar continued snoozing next to a bag of jewelry he was allegedly planning to swipe even after deputies began snapping pictures of him. ..
    NOKOMI, Fla. (AP) - Talk about a heavy sleeper. Police say an accused burglar continued snoozing next to a bag of jewelry he was allegedly planning to swipe even after deputies began snapping pictures of him. ..
  • Lafyette man indicted for tax evasion

    Lafyette man indicted for tax evasion

    Thursday, September 11 2014 12:21 PM EDT2014-09-11 16:21:04 GMT
    Lafayette, La.(KNOE 8 News & The United States Department of Justice) – A federal grand jury indicted a Lafayette man Wednesday for not listing more than $350,000 on an income tax return, U.S. Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced.
    Lafayette, La.(KNOE 8 News & The United States Department of Justice) – A federal grand jury indicted a Lafayette man Wednesday for not listing more than $350,000 on an income tax return, U.S. Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced.
  • Hunters Reminded to Practice Treestand Safety

    Hunters Reminded to Practice Treestand Safety

    Thursday, September 11 2014 12:09 PM EDT2014-09-11 16:09:13 GMT
    Louisiana, (KNOE 8 News & LDWF)- As the opening of the 2014-15 deer season approaches, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) is reminding hunters to make pre-hunt checks to ensure treestand safety and use appropriate safety gear to reduce the chance of accidents in the field.
    Louisiana, (KNOE 8 News & LDWF)- As the opening of the 2014-15 deer season approaches, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) is reminding hunters to make pre-hunt checks to ensure treestand safety and use appropriate safety gear to reduce the chance of accidents in the field.
  • Press Release from Louisiana Life Safety and Security Association

    Press Release from Louisiana Life Safety and Security Association

    Thursday, September 11 2014 12:02 PM EDT2014-09-11 16:02:56 GMT
    Lafayette, La. (KNOE 8 News & Louisiana Life Safety and Security)- Release from Louisiana Life Safety and Security Association.
    Lafayette, La. (KNOE 8 News & Louisiana Life Safety and Security)- Release from Louisiana Life Safety and Security Association.
  • ULM construction management receives donation from licensing board

    ULM construction management receives donation from licensing board

    Thursday, September 11 2014 11:52 AM EDT2014-09-11 15:52:03 GMT
    Monroe, La (KNOE 8 News & ULM)- Representatives from the Louisiana Licensing Board for Construction Management presented a check for over $41,000 to the University of Louisiana at Monroe Construction Management program during a special event on the ULM campus.
    Monroe, La (KNOE 8 News & ULM)- Representatives from the Louisiana Licensing Board for Construction Management presented a check for over $41,000 to the University of Louisiana at Monroe Construction Management program during a special event on the ULM campus.
  • Across the years, Obama's 9/11 message varies

    Across the years, Obama's 9/11 message varies

    Thursday, September 11 2014 11:43 AM EDT2014-09-11 15:43:56 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama, on the morning after announcing a stepped-up offensive against the Islamic State militant group, is observing a moment of silence to mark the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks.
    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama, on the morning after announcing a stepped-up offensive against the Islamic State militant group, is observing a moment of silence to mark the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks.
  • Jefferson superintendent to stay past Sept. 30

    Jefferson superintendent to stay past Sept. 30

    Thursday, September 11 2014 11:41 AM EDT2014-09-11 15:41:38 GMT
    HARVEY, La. (AP) - Jefferson Parish school board members say Superintendent James Meza Jr. will remain on the job past his planned Sept. 30 departure.
    HARVEY, La. (AP) - Jefferson Parish school board members say Superintendent James Meza Jr. will remain on the job past his planned Sept. 30 departure.
  • Applications for US unemployment rise to 315K

    Applications for US unemployment rise to 315K

    Thursday, September 11 2014 11:40 AM EDT2014-09-11 15:40:03 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - More people sought U.S. unemployment benefits last week, though the trend in benefit applications in the past month remained low.
    WASHINGTON (AP) - More people sought U.S. unemployment benefits last week, though the trend in benefit applications in the past month remained low.
  • Melted candy bars prompt call center evacuation

    Melted candy bars prompt call center evacuation

    Thursday, September 11 2014 11:38 AM EDT2014-09-11 15:38:19 GMT
    BATESVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Officials say two melted chocolate bars sent in the mail prompted an evacuation at a Batesville call center.
    BATESVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Officials say two melted chocolate bars sent in the mail prompted an evacuation at a Batesville call center.
  • Vercher sentenced to life in wife's death

    Vercher sentenced to life in wife's death

    Thursday, September 11 2014 11:35 AM EDT2014-09-11 15:35:42 GMT
    OBERLIN, La. (AP) - A 46-year-old Oberlin man faces life in prison after being found guilty of second-degree murder and obstruction of justice in the stabbing death of his estranged wife.
    OBERLIN, La. (AP) - A 46-year-old Oberlin man faces life in prison after being found guilty of second-degree murder and obstruction of justice in the stabbing death of his estranged wife.
  • Another teen from juvenile jail breakout is found

    Another teen from juvenile jail breakout is found

    Thursday, September 11 2014 11:33 AM EDT2014-09-11 15:33:01 GMT
    MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) - Authorities say they've captured another teen who escaped during a mass breakout from a troubled Nashville detention center and that the teen had been living in a vehicle.
    MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) - Authorities say they've captured another teen who escaped during a mass breakout from a troubled Nashville detention center and that the teen had been living in a vehicle.
  • Ex-FBI director Robert Mueller to investigate Ray Rice case

    Ex-FBI director Robert Mueller to investigate Ray Rice case

    Thursday, September 11 2014 11:28 AM EDT2014-09-11 15:28:14 GMT
    (CNN)- The NFL has hired former FBI director Robert Mueller to investigate the league's handling of evidence in the ray rice domestic violence case.
    (CNN)- The NFL has hired former FBI director Robert Mueller to investigate the league's handling of evidence in the ray rice domestic violence case.
  • One person killed in small plane crash in Texas

    One person killed in small plane crash in Texas

    Thursday, September 11 2014 11:21 AM EDT2014-09-11 15:21:23 GMT
    (CNN)- Federal authorities are looking into what caused a deadly small plane crash in Texas.
    (CNN)- Federal authorities are looking into what caused a deadly small plane crash in Texas.
  • School, hospital partner on sports medicine

    School, hospital partner on sports medicine

    Thursday, September 11 2014 11:19 AM EDT2014-09-11 15:19:22 GMT
    THIBODAUX, La. (AP) - Five certified athletic trainers from Thibodaux Regional Medical Center will work with Nicholls State University through an agreement making the hospital the official sports medicine provider for the university's athletics program.
    THIBODAUX, La. (AP) - Five certified athletic trainers from Thibodaux Regional Medical Center will work with Nicholls State University through an agreement making the hospital the official sports medicine provider for the university's athletics program.
  • Suspected French jihadi arrested in Turkey

    Suspected French jihadi arrested in Turkey

    Thursday, September 11 2014 11:16 AM EDT2014-09-11 15:16:08 GMT
    PARIS (AP) - A French security official says authorities in Turkey detained a French-Moroccan national believed to be a leading recruiter of jihadis for the civil war in Syria.
    PARIS (AP) - A French security official says authorities in Turkey detained a French-Moroccan national believed to be a leading recruiter of jihadis for the civil war in Syria.
  • RadioShack says it may need more capital

    RadioShack says it may need more capital

    Thursday, September 11 2014 11:11 AM EDT2014-09-11 15:11:17 GMT
    NEW YORK (AP) - RadioShack says it may need more capital to help complete its turnaround efforts.
    NEW YORK (AP) - RadioShack says it may need more capital to help complete its turnaround efforts.
  • East Baton Rouge council fires parish attorney

    East Baton Rouge council fires parish attorney

    Thursday, September 11 2014 11:08 AM EDT2014-09-11 15:08:44 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Parish Attorney Mary Roper has been fired by the East Baton Rouge Metro Council The council voted 8-3 Wednesday night to remove Roper.
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Parish Attorney Mary Roper has been fired by the East Baton Rouge Metro Council The council voted 8-3 Wednesday night to remove Roper.
  • Feds approve Cameron LNG exports from SW La.

    Feds approve Cameron LNG exports from SW La.

    Thursday, September 11 2014 11:00 AM EDT2014-09-11 15:00:12 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The U.S. Energy Department has issued the final authorization to Cameron LNG LLC in southwest Louisiana to export liquefied natural gas to countries that do not have a Free Trade Agreement with the United States.
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The U.S. Energy Department has issued the final authorization to Cameron LNG LLC in southwest Louisiana to export liquefied natural gas to countries that do not have a Free Trade Agreement with the United States.
  • Change of venue sought in loud music killing

    Change of venue sought in loud music killing

    Thursday, September 11 2014 10:55 AM EDT2014-09-11 14:55:59 GMT
    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A man accused of killing a teenager in Florida during an argument over loud music is scheduled to be back in court as his attorneys argue that a new trial should be held outside of Jacksonville.
    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A man accused of killing a teenager in Florida during an argument over loud music is scheduled to be back in court as his attorneys argue that a new trial should be held outside of Jacksonville.
  • Bond Villain "Jaws," Richard Kiel Dies

    Bond Villain "Jaws," Richard Kiel Dies

    Thursday, September 11 2014 10:52 AM EDT2014-09-11 14:52:53 GMT
    (AP)- Richard Kiel, the towering actor best known for portraying steel-toothed villain Jaws in a pair of James Bond films, has died.
    (AP)- Richard Kiel, the towering actor best known for portraying steel-toothed villain Jaws in a pair of James Bond films, has died.
  • Natchez school district may join funding lawsuit

    Natchez school district may join funding lawsuit

    Thursday, September 11 2014 10:42 AM EDT2014-09-11 14:42:09 GMT
    NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) - The Natchez-Adams School District has 15 days to decide whether to join other districts in suing the state of Mississippi for millions.
    NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) - The Natchez-Adams School District has 15 days to decide whether to join other districts in suing the state of Mississippi for millions.
  • Drones appear on Jackson City Council's radar

    Drones appear on Jackson City Council's radar

    Thursday, September 11 2014 10:38 AM EDT2014-09-11 14:38:44 GMT
    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Drones flying around Jackson - or at least the idea of them - have caught the attention of the City Council who is now pondering how to get ahead of the supposed inevitable occurrence.
    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Drones flying around Jackson - or at least the idea of them - have caught the attention of the City Council who is now pondering how to get ahead of the supposed inevitable occurrence.
  • Today in History

    Today in History

    Thursday, September 11 2014 10:33 AM EDT2014-09-11 14:33:27 GMT
    (AP)- Today is Thursday, September 11, the 254th day of 2014.
    (AP)- Today is Thursday, September 11, the 254th day of 2014.
  • Dad accused of killing kids headed to S. Carolina

    Dad accused of killing kids headed to S. Carolina

    Thursday, September 11 2014 10:26 AM EDT2014-09-11 14:26:04 GMT
    RALEIGH, Miss. (AP) - The man accused of killing his five young children and dumping their bodies off a rural Alabama road is on the way to South Carolina to face murder charges.
    RALEIGH, Miss. (AP) - The man accused of killing his five young children and dumping their bodies off a rural Alabama road is on the way to South Carolina to face murder charges.
  • Slidell detective injured in weekend crash dies

    Slidell detective injured in weekend crash dies

    Thursday, September 11 2014 10:23 AM EDT2014-09-11 14:23:03 GMT
    SLIDELL, La. (AP) - Slidell police says Detective John Cole, who was seriously injured in a crash over the weekend, has died.
    SLIDELL, La. (AP) - Slidell police says Detective John Cole, who was seriously injured in a crash over the weekend, has died.
  • Terrebonne Parish votes to accept Houma school

    Terrebonne Parish votes to accept Houma school

    Thursday, September 11 2014 10:15 AM EDT2014-09-11 14:15:32 GMT
    HOUMA, La. (AP) - The old Houma Elementary School building may be repurposed to accommodate affordable housing apartment units.
    HOUMA, La. (AP) - The old Houma Elementary School building may be repurposed to accommodate affordable housing apartment units.
  • Arkansas man shot wife at campground

    Arkansas man shot wife at campground

    Thursday, September 11 2014 10:13 AM EDT2014-09-11 14:13:28 GMT
    YELLVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas authorities say an Alexander man is facing an attempted murder charge after shooting his wife at a national park.
    YELLVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas authorities say an Alexander man is facing an attempted murder charge after shooting his wife at a national park.
  • 4 Arkansas men plead guilty in sexual assault case

    4 Arkansas men plead guilty in sexual assault case

    Thursday, September 11 2014 10:10 AM EDT2014-09-11 14:10:43 GMT
    JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) - Four Arkansas men have been sentenced to county jail time after pleading guilty to separately sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl.
    JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) - Four Arkansas men have been sentenced to county jail time after pleading guilty to separately sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl.
  • Voter guide released on constitutional amendments

    Voter guide released on constitutional amendments

    Thursday, September 11 2014 10:03 AM EDT2014-09-11 14:03:39 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Voters trying to sift through the details of 14 constitutional amendments on the Nov. 4 ballot have a guide they can consult.
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Voters trying to sift through the details of 14 constitutional amendments on the Nov. 4 ballot have a guide they can consult.
  • Man pleads guilty to distributing meth

    Man pleads guilty to distributing meth

    Thursday, September 11 2014 10:00 AM EDT2014-09-11 14:00:41 GMT
    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - A Sabine Parish man is facing 20 years in prison and a fine of $1 million after pleading guilty in federal court to distributing meth in the Many area.
    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - A Sabine Parish man is facing 20 years in prison and a fine of $1 million after pleading guilty in federal court to distributing meth in the Many area.
  • Moss Point man pleads guilty to felony child abuse

    Moss Point man pleads guilty to felony child abuse

    Thursday, September 11 2014 9:54 AM EDT2014-09-11 13:54:08 GMT
    GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) - A 30-year-old Moss Point man has pleaded guilty to felony child abuse in Gulfport and sentenced to 17 years in prison.
    GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) - A 30-year-old Moss Point man has pleaded guilty to felony child abuse in Gulfport and sentenced to 17 years in prison.
  • Dad accused in killings had nasty divorce

    Dad accused in killings had nasty divorce

    Thursday, September 11 2014 9:30 AM EDT2014-09-11 13:30:14 GMT
    LEXINGTON, S.C. (AP) - Timothy Ray Jones Jr. worked at a $71,000-a-year job, had a wife of 10 years and several young children.
    LEXINGTON, S.C. (AP) - Timothy Ray Jones Jr. worked at a $71,000-a-year job, had a wife of 10 years and several young children.
  • LSU board to discuss dispute with hospital manager

    LSU board to discuss dispute with hospital manager

    Thursday, September 11 2014 9:25 AM EDT2014-09-11 13:25:23 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - An ongoing financial disagreement between LSU and the manager of its Shreveport and Monroe hospitals will be talked about by the university system's governing board.
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - An ongoing financial disagreement between LSU and the manager of its Shreveport and Monroe hospitals will be talked about by the university system's governing board.
  • Only 1 bidder for Natchez Regional Medical Center

    Only 1 bidder for Natchez Regional Medical Center

    Thursday, September 11 2014 9:21 AM EDT2014-09-11 13:21:42 GMT
    NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) - Natchez Regional Medical Center goes up for auction Thursday, but there should be no drama because only one company is bidding.
    NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) - Natchez Regional Medical Center goes up for auction Thursday, but there should be no drama because only one company is bidding.
  • AT&T donates to Arkansas entrepreneurship program

    AT&T donates to Arkansas entrepreneurship program

    Thursday, September 11 2014 9:15 AM EDT2014-09-11 13:15:25 GMT
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - AT&T has donated $35,000 to the EAST Initiative and the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub to support a partnership to develop and encourage entrepreneurship in central Arkansas.
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - AT&T has donated $35,000 to the EAST Initiative and the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub to support a partnership to develop and encourage entrepreneurship in central Arkansas.
  • Sheriff: Arkansas woman smuggles drugs into jail

    Sheriff: Arkansas woman smuggles drugs into jail

    Thursday, September 11 2014 9:12 AM EDT2014-09-11 13:12:31 GMT
    MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. (AP) - Baxter County authorities have charged a woman who they say smuggled drugs into the county jail that caused another inmate to overdose.
    MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. (AP) - Baxter County authorities have charged a woman who they say smuggled drugs into the county jail that caused another inmate to overdose.
  • Judge: Pistorius can't be found guilty of murder

    Judge: Pistorius can't be found guilty of murder

    Thursday, September 11 2014 8:51 AM EDT2014-09-11 12:51:04 GMT
    PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - The judge in Oscar Pistorius' trial said Thursday he can't be found guilty of murder but that he was negligent in the killing of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, raising the possibility that the double-amputee Olympian will be convicted of culpable homicide.
    PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - The judge in Oscar Pistorius' trial said Thursday he can't be found guilty of murder but that he was negligent in the killing of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, raising the possibility that the double-amputee Olympian will be convicted of culpable homicide.
  • UPDATE: Neville football player collapses

    UPDATE: Neville football player collapses

    Sunday, September 14 2014 5:00 PM EDT2014-09-14 21:00:13 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A football player at Neville High school collapsed on the football field Wednesday afternoon.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A football player at Neville High school collapsed on the football field Wednesday afternoon.
  • KNOE.com Online Poll

  • Do recent reports of school bus incidents have you concerned for children's safety?

  • Thank you for participating in our poll. Here are the results so far:

    Yes
    69%
    179 votes
    No
    31%
    79 votes
Connect with Us
Subscribe to our RSS feeds Follow us on Twitter! Like us on Facebook! Download our apps Send us news tips
  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Woman accused of aiming gun at kids over clarinet

    Woman accused of aiming gun at kids over clarinet

    Friday, September 12 2014 12:51 PM EDT2014-09-12 16:51:53 GMT
    CLIFTON, Colo. (AP) - A western Colorado woman is accused of pointing a rifle at several children in a neighboring backyard because she was upset that an 11-year-old boy was playing his clarinet outside.
    CLIFTON, Colo. (AP) - A western Colorado woman is accused of pointing a rifle at several children in a neighboring backyard because she was upset that an 11-year-old boy was playing his clarinet outside.
  • Shooting at Monroe Daycare Center

    Shooting at Monroe Daycare Center

    Friday, September 12 2014 2:59 PM EDT2014-09-12 18:59:51 GMT
    Monroe, La (KNOE 8 News & MPD)- The Monroe Police Department responded to a shooting in the parking lot of the Wonderland Daycare Center located at 1705 Hickory Street Friday morning.
    Monroe, La (KNOE 8 News & MPD)- The Monroe Police Department responded to a shooting in the parking lot of the Wonderland Daycare Center located at 1705 Hickory Street Friday morning.
  • 2014 ArkLaMiss Fair Schedule

    2014 ArkLaMiss Fair Schedule

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 2:37 PM EDT2014-09-02 18:37:25 GMT
    2014 ArkLaMiss Fair Schedule of Events
    2014 ArkLaMiss Fair Schedule of Events
  • UPDATE: Police Have a Suspect in Lil Snupe Murder

    UPDATE: Police Have a Suspect in Lil Snupe Murder

    Friday, June 21 2013 11:58 PM EDT2013-06-22 03:58:30 GMT
    WINNFIELD, La. (KNOE 8 News) - There is new information as the story continued to develop in the deadly shooting of Rap Artist Lil Snupe. Police have a suspect we spoke with the lead investigator Friday.
    WINNFIELD, La. (KNOE 8 News) - There is new information as the story continued to develop in the deadly shooting of Rap Artist Lil Snupe. Police have a suspect we spoke with the lead investigator Friday.
  • Beverly Hills Shuts Down Rodeo Drive for Genlux Magazine Concert with Grammy Award Winning Musician Chris Botti

    Beverly Hills Shuts Down Rodeo Drive for Genlux Magazine Concert with Grammy Award Winning Musician Chris Botti

    In celebration of Chris Botti being the first man on the cover of the prestigious Genlux, the fashion + philanthropy magazine, Botti will be performing a private concert on Rodeo Drive for 1,000 VIP guests. The...
    In celebration of Chris Botti being the first man on the cover of the prestigious Genlux, the fashion + philanthropy magazine, Botti will be performing a private concert on Rodeo Drive for 1,000 VIP guests. The most famous...
  • Supporters march to court with Jonesboro mayor

    Supporters march to court with Jonesboro mayor

    Monday, August 26 2013 6:33 PM EDT2013-08-26 22:33:29 GMT
    JONESBORO, La. (KNOE 8 NEWS) - The trial for the embattled mayor Leslie Thompson is underway. He's charged with three felony counts of malfeasance in office.
    JONESBORO, La. (KNOE 8 NEWS) - The trial for the embattled mayor Leslie Thompson is underway. He's charged with three felony counts of malfeasance in office. Our Nolan Crane joins us on set and shows us why crowds marched outside the courtroom in support of the mayor.
  • Two inmates escape from Lincoln Parish Detention Center

    Two inmates escape from Lincoln Parish Detention Center

    Sunday, September 14 2014 11:51 AM EDT2014-09-14 15:51:03 GMT
    RUSTON, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Authorities in Lincoln Parish are searching for two inmates who escaped the Lincoln Parish Detention Center. Paul James Landry and Dennis James Harrell were trustees working outside the detention center when they escaped Saturday around 6:00 p.m.
    RUSTON, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Authorities in Lincoln Parish are searching for two inmates who escaped the Lincoln Parish Detention Center. Paul James Landry and Dennis James Harrell were trustees working outside the detention center when they escaped Saturday around 6:00 p.m.
  • Ouachita Parish school bus driver allegedly assaults rider

    Ouachita Parish school bus driver allegedly assaults rider

    Friday, September 12 2014 7:58 PM EDT2014-09-12 23:58:11 GMT
    OUACHITA PARISH, La. (KNOE 8 News)- Parent Felicia Moore says the driver tried to force her daughter off the bus at a stop she was not supposed to get off at.
    OUACHITA PARISH, La. (KNOE 8 News)- Parent Felicia Moore says the driver tried to force her daughter off the bus at a stop she was not supposed to get off at.
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and KNOE. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.