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  • Dean Hart, Jr. given bail

    Dean Hart, Jr. given bail

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 5:02 PM EDT2014-04-23 21:02:22 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A judge has given Dean Hart, Jr. the opportunity to post bail with conditions.Our reporter is in the courtroom, and we will update this story as it comes available.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A judge has given Dean Hart, Jr. the opportunity to post bail with conditions.Our reporter is in the courtroom, and we will update this story as it comes available.
  • EBT ban at certain stores continues to move through legislature

    EBT ban at certain stores continues to move through legislature

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 3:10 PM EDT2014-04-23 19:10:35 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - Louisiana welfare recipients would be prohibited in state law from spending the federal assistance at lingerie shops, tattoo parlors, nail salons and jewelry stores, under a bill that received the support Wednesday of the House Health and Welfare Committee.
    BATON ROUGE, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - Louisiana welfare recipients would be prohibited in state law from spending the federal assistance at lingerie shops, tattoo parlors, nail salons and jewelry stores, under a bill that received the support Wednesday of the House Health and Welfare Committee.
  • Louisiana to consider equal pay bill

    Louisiana to consider equal pay bill

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 3:08 PM EDT2014-04-23 19:08:25 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - Senators will consider whether to prohibit private businesses in Louisiana from paying unequal wages to employees of different genders for the same job.
    BATON ROUGE, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - Senators will consider whether to prohibit private businesses in Louisiana from paying unequal wages to employees of different genders for the same job.
  • ULM faculty and students feature in academic summit

    ULM faculty and students feature in academic summit

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 3:04 PM EDT2014-04-23 19:04:51 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) -The University of Louisiana System Academic Summit was recently held at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) -The University of Louisiana System Academic Summit was recently held at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.
  • Corrections officer arrested for sexual misconduct with inmate

    Corrections officer arrested for sexual misconduct with inmate

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 3:00 PM EDT2014-04-23 19:00:59 GMT
    DELHI, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at approximately PM, Richland Parish Sheriff’s personnel received a complaint of sexual misconduct from an offender incarcerated at Richland Parish Detention Center.
    DELHI, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at approximately PM, Richland Parish Sheriff’s personnel received a complaint of sexual misconduct from an offender incarcerated at Richland Parish Detention Center.
  • Postal workers union protest Staples kiosks

    Postal workers union protest Staples kiosks

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 1:08 PM EDT2014-04-23 17:08:31 GMT
    WASHINGTON (KNOE 8 News/AP) - Postal workers plan protests in 27 states Thursday against the opening of postal counters in Staples stores that are staffed with Staples employees.
    WASHINGTON (KNOE 8 News/AP) - Postal workers plan protests in 27 states Thursday against the opening of postal counters in Staples stores that are staffed with Staples employees.
  • Heads of State to headline DeltaFest

    Heads of State to headline DeltaFest

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 12:51 PM EDT2014-04-23 16:51:49 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Tickets are now available for DeltaFest 2014, featuring R&B group HEADS OF STATE, and hosted by Hip Hop Legend MC LYTE. A packed crowd will be at the Monroe Civic Center Arena on Friday, April 25! The doors open at 6:30 pm and Showtime is 7:30 pm. Tickets are on sale at the Monroe Civic Center, all Ticket Master Outlets, and at www.ticketmaster.com.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Tickets are now available for DeltaFest 2014, featuring R&B group HEADS OF STATE, and hosted by Hip Hop Legend MC LYTE. A packed crowd will be at the Monroe Civic Center Arena on Friday, April 25! The doors open at 6:30 pm and Showtime is 7:30 pm. Tickets are on sale at the Monroe Civic Center, all Ticket Master Outlets, and at www.ticketmaster.com.
  • ULM receives highest dental association award

    ULM receives highest dental association award

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 12:45 PM EDT2014-04-23 16:45:04 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - University of Louisiana at Monroe alum Dr. Jeff Hooton of Monroe, was recently awarded the 2014 Distinguished Service Award, during the 134th House of Delegates of the Louisiana Dental Association (LDA), held at the New Orleans Morial Convention Center.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - University of Louisiana at Monroe alum Dr. Jeff Hooton of Monroe, was recently awarded the 2014 Distinguished Service Award, during the 134th House of Delegates of the Louisiana Dental Association (LDA), held at the New Orleans Morial Convention Center.
  • Iconic KNOE letters on facade after storm damage

    Iconic KNOE letters on facade after storm damage

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 12:41 PM EDT2014-04-23 16:41:28 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - The iconic KNOE letters are hanging back up on the studios after a December storm caused damage to the building.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - The iconic KNOE letters are hanging back up on the studios after a December storm caused damage to the building.
  • Vieux Carre put up for auction

    Vieux Carre put up for auction

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 12:15 PM EDT2014-04-23 16:15:30 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - The Vieux Carre store and restaurant on North 18th street is closed down, and the entire moveable contents are up for auction.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - The Vieux Carre store and restaurant on North 18th street is closed down, and the entire moveable contents are up for auction.
  • Dean Hart, Jr. to face judge in bond hearing on Wednesday

    Dean Hart, Jr. to face judge in bond hearing on Wednesday

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 12:01 PM EDT2014-04-23 16:01:01 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) -It's been nearly four months since a stand off in Monroe lead to the arrest of Dean Hart, Jr.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) -It's been nearly four months since a stand off in Monroe lead to the arrest of Dean Hart, Jr.
  • Head-on crash kills Rayville man

    Head-on crash kills Rayville man

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:41 AM EDT2014-04-23 15:41:23 GMT
    RAYVILLE, La. (KNOE 8 News) -On April 22, 2014, at 8:00 p.m., Troopers assigned to Louisiana State Police Troop F responded to a two vehicle fatal crash on Whitehall Road south of Louisiana Highway 15.
    RAYVILLE, La. (KNOE 8 News) -On April 22, 2014, at 8:00 p.m., Troopers assigned to Louisiana State Police Troop F responded to a two vehicle fatal crash on Whitehall Road south of Louisiana Highway 15.
  • Man sentenced for child sex crimes

    Man sentenced for child sex crimes

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:36 AM EDT2014-04-23 15:36:37 GMT
    LUCEDALE, Miss. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - A 41-year-old George County man has been sentenced to serve 30 years in prison for sex crimes against two children.
    LUCEDALE, Miss. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - A 41-year-old George County man has been sentenced to serve 30 years in prison for sex crimes against two children.
  • Board approves tax credit for hospital buyer

    Board approves tax credit for hospital buyer

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:34 AM EDT2014-04-23 15:34:43 GMT
    NATCHEZ, Miss. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - Natchez Aldermen have agreed to give a potential buyer of Natchez Regional Medical Center a tax credit to help pay the bankrupt hospital's debt.
    NATCHEZ, Miss. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - Natchez Aldermen have agreed to give a potential buyer of Natchez Regional Medical Center a tax credit to help pay the bankrupt hospital's debt.
  • Sentence changed after ruled too lenient

    Sentence changed after ruled too lenient

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:29 AM EDT2014-04-23 15:29:34 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - Another judge will have to decide the fate of a Hammond woman sentenced in 2013 to one day in jail for manslaughter. An appeals court ruled that the sentence was illegally lenient.
    BATON ROUGE, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - Another judge will have to decide the fate of a Hammond woman sentenced in 2013 to one day in jail for manslaughter. An appeals court ruled that the sentence was illegally lenient.
  • Man accused on 100 counts of child porn

    Man accused on 100 counts of child porn

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:28 AM EDT2014-04-23 15:28:04 GMT
    LIVINGSTON, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - Police have booked a 47-year-old Livingston man with 100 counts of child pornography.
    LIVINGSTON, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - Police have booked a 47-year-old Livingston man with 100 counts of child pornography.
  • Brusley appoints interim police chief

    Brusley appoints interim police chief

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:26 AM EDT2014-04-23 15:26:49 GMT
    BRUSLY, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - The Brusly Town Council has unanimously appointed Richie Johnson, a colonel with the West Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office, to serve as interim police chief following the elected chief's guilty plea on a malfeasance charge.
    BRUSLY, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - The Brusly Town Council has unanimously appointed Richie Johnson, a colonel with the West Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office, to serve as interim police chief following the elected chief's guilty plea on a malfeasance charge.
  • Major crime down in Baton Rouge

    Major crime down in Baton Rouge

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:24 AM EDT2014-04-23 15:24:39 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - The Baton Rouge Police Department reports a 15 percent decrease in violent crime in 2013 from 2012.
    BATON ROUGE, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - The Baton Rouge Police Department reports a 15 percent decrease in violent crime in 2013 from 2012.
  • Little Rock Zoo hoping to add aquarium

    Little Rock Zoo hoping to add aquarium

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:21 AM EDT2014-04-23 15:21:56 GMT
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - Little Rock leaders are considering a new master plan that would add an aquarium to the city's zoo.
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - Little Rock leaders are considering a new master plan that would add an aquarium to the city's zoo.
  • Olympic style games coming to Twin Cities

    Olympic style games coming to Twin Cities

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:15 AM EDT2014-04-23 15:15:15 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A summer sporting event is coming to the Twin Cities.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A summer sporting event is coming to the Twin Cities.
  • Search committee asks for clarity on authority

    Search committee asks for clarity on authority

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:04 AM EDT2014-04-23 15:04:19 GMT
    LAFAYETTE, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - A search committee charged with recommending a new general counsel for the Lafayette Parish School Board wants the full board to look at revising the policy that gave the committee the authority to recommend lawyers.
    LAFAYETTE, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - A search committee charged with recommending a new general counsel for the Lafayette Parish School Board wants the full board to look at revising the policy that gave the committee the authority to recommend lawyers.
  • Inmate dies in Newton County jail

    Inmate dies in Newton County jail

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:04 AM EDT2014-04-23 15:04:16 GMT
    DECATUR, Miss. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation is looking into the death of an inmate at the Newton County jail.
    DECATUR, Miss. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation is looking into the death of an inmate at the Newton County jail.
  • Voters to decide on Lafayette airport tax

    Voters to decide on Lafayette airport tax

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:02 AM EDT2014-04-23 15:02:03 GMT
    LAFAYETTE, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - The Lafayette City-Parish Council approved putting a temporary sales tax on the ballot later this year that, if passed by voters, would help fund a bigger, modern terminal at Lafayette Regional Airport.
    LAFAYETTE, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - The Lafayette City-Parish Council approved putting a temporary sales tax on the ballot later this year that, if passed by voters, would help fund a bigger, modern terminal at Lafayette Regional Airport.
  • Voters in 1 Union Parish ward to vote on liquor issues

    Voters in 1 Union Parish ward to vote on liquor issues

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 10:54 AM EDT2014-04-23 14:54:01 GMT
    FARMERVILLE, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - Union Parish voters in Ward 3 will go to the polls on May 3 to vote on a number of liquor law reforms that could permit alcohol in the last remaining dry ward in the parish.
    FARMERVILLE, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - Union Parish voters in Ward 3 will go to the polls on May 3 to vote on a number of liquor law reforms that could permit alcohol in the last remaining dry ward in the parish.
  • Dubach man arrested for turkey hunting violations

    Dubach man arrested for turkey hunting violations

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 10:51 AM EDT2014-04-23 14:51:42 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - State wildlife and fisheries agents cited a Dubach man for alleged turkey hunting and trespassing charges in Union Parish.
    BATON ROUGE, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - State wildlife and fisheries agents cited a Dubach man for alleged turkey hunting and trespassing charges in Union Parish.
  • ULM named in suit related to a 2013 rape

    ULM named in suit related to a 2013 rape

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 9:30 AM EDT2014-04-23 13:30:33 GMT
     MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - ULM leaders are now set to defend a civil lawsuit, as the university was named along with a convicted rapist.
     MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - ULM leaders are now set to defend a civil lawsuit, as the university was named along with a convicted rapist.
  • Ouachita Parish School Board votes to honor Don Shows

    Ouachita Parish School Board votes to honor Don Shows

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 12:07 AM EDT2014-04-23 04:07:33 GMT
    WEST MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 NEWS)- The Ouachita Parish School Board approved placing the name of West Monroe legendary football coach Don Shows on the field house and a street that runs through the campus.
    WEST MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 NEWS)- The Ouachita Parish School Board approved placing the name of West Monroe legendary football coach Don Shows on the field house and a street that runs through the campus.
  • Pogue thanks supporters and Grambling for the past five years

    Pogue thanks supporters and Grambling for the past five years

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 11:54 PM EDT2014-04-23 03:54:01 GMT
    GRAMBLING, La. (KNOE 8 News)-Spring Convocation at Grambling State University began with the concert choir singing and ended with GSU President, Frank Pogue saying goodbye and thanks to his supporters of the last five years.
    GRAMBLING, La. (KNOE 8 News)-Spring Convocation at Grambling State University began with the concert choir singing and ended with GSU President, Frank Pogue saying goodbye and thanks to his supporters of the last five years.
  • Senate rejects lessened marijuana penalties

    Senate rejects lessened marijuana penalties

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 4:01 PM EDT2014-04-22 20:01:08 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - Senators have refused to reduce Louisiana's criminal penalties for marijuana possession, siding with the state's district attorneys and sheriffs who opposed the proposal.
    BATON ROUGE, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - Senators have refused to reduce Louisiana's criminal penalties for marijuana possession, siding with the state's district attorneys and sheriffs who opposed the proposal.
  • Two teens indicted on murder

    Two teens indicted on murder

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 1:45 PM EDT2014-04-22 17:45:54 GMT
    JONESVILLE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A Catahoula Parish grand jury has indicted two 17-year–olds for second degree murder. 
    JONESVILLE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A Catahoula Parish grand jury has indicted two 17-year–olds for second degree murder. 
  • Bicyclist injured in bicycling accident

    Bicyclist injured in bicycling accident

    Monday, April 21 2014 10:49 PM EDT2014-04-22 02:49:48 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) -A man is in the hospital after being hit by a car on Renwick Street and Highway 165 in Monroe.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) -A man is in the hospital after being hit by a car on Renwick Street and Highway 165 in Monroe.
  • Zoning issues on Louisville Avenue, changes to come

    Zoning issues on Louisville Avenue, changes to come

    Monday, April 21 2014 10:22 PM EDT2014-04-22 02:22:12 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Major updates were made to Monroe Zoning Ordinance last fall, and though that may not mean much to some, but to business owners on Louisville Avenue it's their livelihood.  
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Major updates were made to Monroe Zoning Ordinance last fall, and though that may not mean much to some, but to business owners on Louisville Avenue it's their livelihood.  
  • Woman cleared in sister's death

    Woman cleared in sister's death

    Monday, April 21 2014 8:41 PM EDT2014-04-22 00:41:04 GMT
    JONESVILLE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A Catahoula Parish grand jury found one Jonesville woman acted in self-defense when she shot and killed her sister in November of 2013. 
    JONESVILLE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A Catahoula Parish grand jury found one Jonesville woman acted in self-defense when she shot and killed her sister in November of 2013. 
  • City leaders discuss auditor managerial notes

    City leaders discuss auditor managerial notes

    Monday, April 21 2014 8:34 PM EDT2014-04-22 00:34:45 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News)- Mayor Jamie Mayo was joined by other city leaders in a press briefing, on the agenda the managerial issues noted in last year's report by the state auditor's office.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News)- Mayor Jamie Mayo was joined by other city leaders in a press briefing, on the agenda the managerial issues noted in last year's report by the state auditor's office.
  • Jindal stops in Ruston

    Jindal stops in Ruston

    Monday, April 21 2014 8:10 PM EDT2014-04-22 00:10:31 GMT
      RUSTON, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Governor Bobby Jindal made a stop in Ruston for a ribbon cutting.
      RUSTON, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Governor Bobby Jindal made a stop in Ruston for a ribbon cutting.
  • Hamburg man shoots and kills neighbor

    Hamburg man shoots and kills neighbor

    Monday, April 21 2014 2:41 PM EDT2014-04-21 18:41:41 GMT
    HAMBURG, Ar. (KNOE 8 News) - Ashley County authorities have arrested a Hamburg man after he shot and killed his neighbor on Easter Sunday.
    HAMBURG, Ar. (KNOE 8 News) - Ashley County authorities have arrested a Hamburg man after he shot and killed his neighbor on Easter Sunday.
  • Monroe audit reveals missing funds

    Monroe audit reveals missing funds

    Monday, April 21 2014 1:46 PM EDT2014-04-21 17:46:07 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A private CPA firm reports that five days of parking receipts from the Monroe Regional Airport were reported missing through a "misappropriation" by an employee.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A private CPA firm reports that five days of parking receipts from the Monroe Regional Airport were reported missing through a "misappropriation" by an employee.
  • El Dorado teenager killed in ATV wreck

    El Dorado teenager killed in ATV wreck

    Monday, April 21 2014 1:44 PM EDT2014-04-21 17:44:09 GMT
    EL DORADO, Ark. (AP) - An 18-year-old El Dorado woman has died in a wreck involving an all-terrain vehicle.
    EL DORADO, Ark. (AP) - An 18-year-old El Dorado woman has died in a wreck involving an all-terrain vehicle.
  • Man killed while working under car

    Man killed while working under car

    Monday, April 21 2014 1:43 PM EDT2014-04-21 17:43:30 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A man is crushed and killed when the jack holding up the car he was working on slipped.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A man is crushed and killed when the jack holding up the car he was working on slipped.
  • Gas prices continue to climb

    Gas prices continue to climb

    Monday, April 21 2014 1:40 PM EDT2014-04-21 17:40:44 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE) - Average retail gasoline prices in Louisiana have risen 3.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.47/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 2,436 gas outlets in Louisiana.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE) - Average retail gasoline prices in Louisiana have risen 3.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.47/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 2,436 gas outlets in Louisiana.
  • Woman runs over & kills boyfriend's father

    Woman runs over & kills boyfriend's father

    Monday, April 21 2014 1:39 PM EDT2014-04-21 17:39:59 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A woman is arrested after she allegedly tried to run down her boyfriend and his father, killing the father.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A woman is arrested after she allegedly tried to run down her boyfriend and his father, killing the father.
  • Car hits packed Florida church, injuring 21

    Car hits packed Florida church, injuring 21

    Monday, April 21 2014 1:37 PM EDT2014-04-21 17:37:45 GMT
    FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) - A car slammed into a packed Florida church just as its annual Easter concert was about to begin, injuring 21 people as it barreled through the brick outer wall and several rows of pews.
    FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) - A car slammed into a packed Florida church just as its annual Easter concert was about to begin, injuring 21 people as it barreled through the brick outer wall and several rows of pews.
  • Lake Charles airport opens passenger lounge

    Lake Charles airport opens passenger lounge

    Monday, April 21 2014 1:03 PM EDT2014-04-21 17:03:03 GMT
    LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - In anticipation of the area's projected economic boom, Lake Charles Regional Airport has opened its expanded passenger lounge.
    LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - In anticipation of the area's projected economic boom, Lake Charles Regional Airport has opened its expanded passenger lounge.
  • Deadline nears to register for Arkansas primary

    Deadline nears to register for Arkansas primary

    Monday, April 21 2014 12:57 PM EDT2014-04-21 16:57:50 GMT
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Monday marks the deadline for Arkansans to register to vote in next month's primary election.
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Monday marks the deadline for Arkansans to register to vote in next month's primary election.
  • Prosecutor: Tax credit enticed more La. film investors

    Prosecutor: Tax credit enticed more La. film investors

    Monday, April 21 2014 12:55 PM EDT2014-04-21 16:55:41 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Federal prosecutor say former Baton Rouge businessman Gregory M. Walker, who has admitted defrauding buyers of $1.4 million in Louisiana film tax credits that he did not own
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Federal prosecutor say former Baton Rouge businessman Gregory M. Walker, who has admitted defrauding buyers of $1.4 million in Louisiana film tax credits that he did not own
  • Alabama man sentenced for copyright violation

    Alabama man sentenced for copyright violation

    Monday, April 21 2014 12:51 PM EDT2014-04-21 16:51:39 GMT
    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - An Alabama man faces two years in federal prison after pleading guilty to copyright infringement in November.
    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - An Alabama man faces two years in federal prison after pleading guilty to copyright infringement in November.
  • Court to consider Natchez hospital ombudsman

    Court to consider Natchez hospital ombudsman

    Monday, April 21 2014 12:48 PM EDT2014-04-21 16:48:54 GMT
    NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) - The federal bankruptcy court overseeing Natchez Regional Medical Center's Chapter 9 filing will decide this week if it needs to appoint a special patient advocate for the duration of the process.
    NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) - The federal bankruptcy court overseeing Natchez Regional Medical Center's Chapter 9 filing will decide this week if it needs to appoint a special patient advocate for the duration of the process.
  • West Monroe churches worship at sunrise

    West Monroe churches worship at sunrise

    Monday, April 21 2014 9:20 AM EDT2014-04-21 13:20:49 GMT
    WEST MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - For the first time in many years, the West Monroe community gathered for a sunrise service in Kiroli Park.
    WEST MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - For the first time in many years, the West Monroe community gathered for a sunrise service in Kiroli Park.
  • La shuts down bar after underage sales raid

    La shuts down bar after underage sales raid

    Sunday, April 20 2014 9:11 PM EDT2014-04-21 01:11:09 GMT
    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - The Louisiana Office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control says it has closed a Lafayette bar for allegedly selling alcohol to people less than 21 years old. 
    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - The Louisiana Office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control says it has closed a Lafayette bar for allegedly selling alcohol to people less than 21 years old. 
  • Public smoke-out marks pot holiday in Colorado

    Public smoke-out marks pot holiday in Colorado

    Sunday, April 20 2014 9:05 PM EDT2014-04-21 01:05:27 GMT
    DENVER (AP) - Revelers raised joints, pipes and vaporizer devices to the skies above a central Denver park in a defiant toast to the April 20 pot holiday.
    DENVER (AP) - Revelers raised joints, pipes and vaporizer devices to the skies above a central Denver park in a defiant toast to the April 20 pot holiday.
  • USGS reports several small earthquakes in Arkansas

    USGS reports several small earthquakes in Arkansas

    Sunday, April 20 2014 8:54 PM EDT2014-04-21 00:54:30 GMT
    FAIRFIELD BAY, Ark. (AP) - The U.S. Geological Survey reports that several small earthquakes have been recorded near Fairfield Bay in central Arkansas.
    FAIRFIELD BAY, Ark. (AP) - The U.S. Geological Survey reports that several small earthquakes have been recorded near Fairfield Bay in central Arkansas.
  • Otter pups, babirusa piglets at New Orleans zoo

    Otter pups, babirusa piglets at New Orleans zoo

    Sunday, April 20 2014 8:32 PM EDT2014-04-21 00:32:40 GMT
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Baby animals at the Audubon Zoo include two baby otters rescued from a Louisiana construction site and two babirusa piglets born at the zoo. 
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Baby animals at the Audubon Zoo include two baby otters rescued from a Louisiana construction site and two babirusa piglets born at the zoo. 
  • Sheriff: Would-Be Burglar Found Dead In Oven Vent

    Sheriff: Would-Be Burglar Found Dead In Oven Vent

    Sunday, April 20 2014 3:50 PM EDT2014-04-20 19:50:00 GMT
    MARRERO, La. (AP) - Authorities in a New Orleans suburb say a business owner arrived at work to find the legs of dead man dangling from an oven vent in the building's kitchen.
    MARRERO, La. (AP) - Authorities in a New Orleans suburb say a business owner arrived at work to find the legs of dead man dangling from an oven vent in the building's kitchen.
  • Malaysia Airlines jet turns back after gear fails

    Malaysia Airlines jet turns back after gear fails

    Sunday, April 20 2014 3:31 PM EDT2014-04-20 19:31:47 GMT
    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - Malaysia Airlines says a flight heading to India made an emergency landing in Kuala Lumpur after it was forced to turn back when its right landing gear malfunctioned.
    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - Malaysia Airlines says a flight heading to India made an emergency landing in Kuala Lumpur after it was forced to turn back when its right landing gear malfunctioned.
  • Broadcaster Sunny Meriwether, 62, dies Saturday

    Broadcaster Sunny Meriwether, 62, dies Saturday

    Sunday, April 20 2014 3:04 PM EDT2014-04-20 19:04:00 GMT
    MONROE, La. - (KNOE 8 News) - Broadcaster and former KEDM news director Sunny Meriwether died Saturday at the age of 62.
    MONROE, La. - (KNOE 8 News) - Broadcaster and former KEDM news director Sunny Meriwether died Saturday at the age of 62.
  • West Monroe woman charged with bigamy

    West Monroe woman charged with bigamy

    Sunday, April 20 2014 2:37 PM EDT2014-04-20 18:37:50 GMT
    WEST MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A Ouachita Parish woman has been arrest for bigamy after one of her husbands filed a complaint.
    WEST MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A Ouachita Parish woman has been arrest for bigamy after one of her husbands filed a complaint.
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