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(KNOE 8 NEWS) - On Monday, September 15, KAQY's line-up of ABC, syndicated, and local programming moves to KNOE Channel 8.2. At the same time, the CW Network signal migrates to KNOE Channel 8.3.

  • Delta Community College Enrollment Increases

    Delta Community College Enrollment Increases

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 11:37 PM EDT2014-09-17 03:37:16 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News)--Delta Community College is seeing an increase in enrollment this year, and those at the school say this is because of the type of programs they offer. 
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News)--Delta Community College is seeing an increase in enrollment this year, and those at the school say this is because of the type of programs they offer. 
  • No charges expected in toddler's death

    No charges expected in toddler's death

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 10:33 PM EDT2014-09-17 02:33:18 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - In the state of Louisiana, lawmakers have determined using a cell phone in a school zone poses a safety risk to children. But oddly enough, there isn't much on the books about about leaving a child at home alone in the presence of a loaded gun. It only took a few minutes in the case of Dart Turner for tragedy to strike. The three year old's mother walked only a few feet to the grocery store, leaving Dart and two other young children home alone. Police say she was o...
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - In the state of Louisiana, lawmakers have determined using a cell phone in a school zone poses a safety risk to children. But oddly enough, there isn't much on the books about about leaving a child at home alone in the presence of a loaded gun. It only took a few minutes in the case of Dart Turner for tragedy to strike. The three year old's mother walked only a few feet to the grocery store, leaving Dart and two other young children home alone. Police say she was o...
  • Family grieving after three year old's death

    Family grieving after three year old's death

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 9:27 PM EDT2014-09-17 01:27:45 GMT
    TALLULAH, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Tallulah Police have finished their investigation in the accidental shooting death of three-year old Dart Turner. Tonight, the family is still grieving.
    TALLULAH, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Tallulah Police have finished their investigation in the accidental shooting death of three-year old Dart Turner. Tonight, the family is still grieving.
  • Missing man found, then stabbed next day

    Missing man found, then stabbed next day

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 2:12 PM EDT2014-09-16 18:12:25 GMT
    NATCHITOCHES, La. (KNOE 8 News NPD) - The Natchitoches Police Department located a person reported missing over the weekend, only to find him again Tuesday with a stab wound. Ronald Hayes was located by a patrol officer around 6 p.m Monday evening. He was in good condition and his family was notified.
    NATCHITOCHES, La. (KNOE 8 News NPD) - The Natchitoches Police Department located a person reported missing over the weekend, only to find him again Tuesday with a stab wound. Ronald Hayes was located by a patrol officer around 6 p.m Monday evening. He was in good condition and his family was notified.
  • Lake Providence man killed while at work

    Lake Providence man killed while at work

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 12:15 PM EDT2014-09-16 16:15:36 GMT
    MADISON PARISH, La. (KNOE 8 News)- A Lake Providence man was killed while at work in Madison Parish.
    MADISON PARISH, La. (KNOE 8 News)- A Lake Providence man was killed while at work in Madison Parish.
  • Louisiana Tech receives gift from Associated General Contractors

    Louisiana Tech receives gift from Associated General Contractors

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 11:50 AM EDT2014-09-16 15:50:56 GMT
    RUSTON, La. (KNOE 8 News La. Tech) – The Louisiana Associated General Contractors has donated $37,411 to support Louisiana Tech University and its Construction Engineering Technology program housed in the College of Engineering and Science.
    RUSTON, La. (KNOE 8 News La. Tech) – The Louisiana Associated General Contractors has donated $37,411 to support Louisiana Tech University and its Construction Engineering Technology program housed in the College of Engineering and Science.
  • Arklamiss Fair gearing up for a great year

    Arklamiss Fair gearing up for a great year

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 11:40 AM EDT2014-09-16 15:40:26 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News)- If you drive pass the Monroe Civic Center you may wonder why the whole area is closed in with heavy machinery inside.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News)- If you drive pass the Monroe Civic Center you may wonder why the whole area is closed in with heavy machinery inside.
  • Trump Plaza shuts down; 4th AC casino to close

    Trump Plaza shuts down; 4th AC casino to close

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 11:15 AM EDT2014-09-16 15:15:19 GMT
    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - A fourth Atlantic City casino has gone out of business.
    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - A fourth Atlantic City casino has gone out of business.
  • Ohio woman wants playing cards to publicize crimes

    Ohio woman wants playing cards to publicize crimes

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 11:13 AM EDT2014-09-16 15:13:14 GMT
    CINCINNATI (AP) - Cincinnati city officials have pledged to help a crime-victim advocate produce decks of playing cards featuring cold-case homicides.
    CINCINNATI (AP) - Cincinnati city officials have pledged to help a crime-victim advocate produce decks of playing cards featuring cold-case homicides.
  • Trial date set in double murder case

    Trial date set in double murder case

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 11:10 AM EDT2014-09-16 15:10:30 GMT
    THIBODAUX, La. (AP) - Authorities say a 35-year-old Raceland man accused of facilitating a police informant's murder last September is set for trial Nov. 17.
    THIBODAUX, La. (AP) - Authorities say a 35-year-old Raceland man accused of facilitating a police informant's murder last September is set for trial Nov. 17.
  • Police to resume search for missing UVa student

    Police to resume search for missing UVa student

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 11:07 AM EDT2014-09-16 15:07:33 GMT
    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - Police expect to resume the search for a University of Virginia student who's been missing since Saturday.
    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - Police expect to resume the search for a University of Virginia student who's been missing since Saturday.
  • Ex-state prosecutor, wife sentenced in child abuse

    Ex-state prosecutor, wife sentenced in child abuse

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 11:04 AM EDT2014-09-16 15:04:43 GMT
    PITTSBURGH (AP) - A former Pennsylvania prosecutor and his wife have been sentenced for endangering the welfare of two adopted Ethiopian children after child welfare officials found the boy had been underfed and the girl physically abused.
    PITTSBURGH (AP) - A former Pennsylvania prosecutor and his wife have been sentenced for endangering the welfare of two adopted Ethiopian children after child welfare officials found the boy had been underfed and the girl physically abused.
  • FBI investigates Missouri officer's stun gun use

    FBI investigates Missouri officer's stun gun use

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 11:03 AM EDT2014-09-16 15:03:00 GMT
    INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) - The FBI is investigating after a police officer in suburban Kansas City, Missouri, used a stun gun to subdue a 17-year-old during a traffic stop, leaving him hospitalized in critical condition.
    INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) - The FBI is investigating after a police officer in suburban Kansas City, Missouri, used a stun gun to subdue a 17-year-old during a traffic stop, leaving him hospitalized in critical condition.
  • UN: Nearly $1 billion needed now to stop Ebola

    UN: Nearly $1 billion needed now to stop Ebola

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 11:00 AM EDT2014-09-16 15:00:10 GMT
    GENEVA (AP) - The World Health Organization is warning that the number of Ebola cases in West Africa could double every three weeks.
    GENEVA (AP) - The World Health Organization is warning that the number of Ebola cases in West Africa could double every three weeks.
  • 2 students hospitalized after alleged drug use

    2 students hospitalized after alleged drug use

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 10:58 AM EDT2014-09-16 14:58:24 GMT
    CENTRAL, La. (AP) - School officials say two seniors at Central High School are in the hospital after apparently ingesting synthetic marijuana.
    CENTRAL, La. (AP) - School officials say two seniors at Central High School are in the hospital after apparently ingesting synthetic marijuana.
  • Sheriff says jailer fired for contact with inmate

    Sheriff says jailer fired for contact with inmate

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 10:52 AM EDT2014-09-16 14:52:32 GMT
    MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. (AP) - Baxter County jail officials have fired a female jailer who they say let a male inmate spend the night at her house after he was paroled.
    MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. (AP) - Baxter County jail officials have fired a female jailer who they say let a male inmate spend the night at her house after he was paroled.
  • More children live to age 5, work still to be done

    More children live to age 5, work still to be done

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 10:49 AM EDT2014-09-16 14:49:21 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - More of the world's children are surviving to their fifth birthday, but a new report finds 6.3 million still died last year, mostly from preventable causes.
    WASHINGTON (AP) - More of the world's children are surviving to their fifth birthday, but a new report finds 6.3 million still died last year, mostly from preventable causes.
  • Arkansas officials request DNA test of skeleton

    Arkansas officials request DNA test of skeleton

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 10:46 AM EDT2014-09-16 14:46:51 GMT
    FULTON, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas State Police are working with Louisiana forensic experts to determine if a female skeleton found on a Red River sandbar is a missing Ashdown woman.
    FULTON, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas State Police are working with Louisiana forensic experts to determine if a female skeleton found on a Red River sandbar is a missing Ashdown woman.
  • Lafayette school board passes budget

    Lafayette school board passes budget

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 10:44 AM EDT2014-09-16 14:44:22 GMT
    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - The Lafayette Parish School Board has approved a 2014-15 budget.
    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - The Lafayette Parish School Board has approved a 2014-15 budget.
  • 5 men shot in eastern New Orleans

    5 men shot in eastern New Orleans

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 10:41 AM EDT2014-09-16 14:41:21 GMT
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Police are investigating a shooting in eastern New Orleans near a gas station and convenience store that left five men injured.
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Police are investigating a shooting in eastern New Orleans near a gas station and convenience store that left five men injured.
  • New Iberia man guilty in death of 4-year-old

    New Iberia man guilty in death of 4-year-old

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 10:39 AM EDT2014-09-16 14:39:22 GMT
    NEW IBERIA, La. (AP) - A state judge has found Jamal Charles of New Iberia guilty of first-degree murder and second-degree cruelty to a juvenile in the 2011 death of a 4-year-old girl and the injuring of her 3-year-old brother.
    NEW IBERIA, La. (AP) - A state judge has found Jamal Charles of New Iberia guilty of first-degree murder and second-degree cruelty to a juvenile in the 2011 death of a 4-year-old girl and the injuring of her 3-year-old brother.
  • Woman pleads in law firm embezzlement

    Woman pleads in law firm embezzlement

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 10:34 AM EDT2014-09-16 14:34:31 GMT
    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - A 36-year-old Church Point woman has pleaded guilty in the embezzlement of nearly $200,000 from the Lafayette law firm of Clay Burgess, where she had worked for more than a decade.
    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - A 36-year-old Church Point woman has pleaded guilty in the embezzlement of nearly $200,000 from the Lafayette law firm of Clay Burgess, where she had worked for more than a decade.
  • Jailers find meth in Arkansas inmate's pants

    Jailers find meth in Arkansas inmate's pants

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 10:23 AM EDT2014-09-16 14:23:49 GMT
    JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) - An Arkansas inmate is facing additional jail time after guards say they found nearly $2,000 worth of methamphetamine in her pants.
    JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) - An Arkansas inmate is facing additional jail time after guards say they found nearly $2,000 worth of methamphetamine in her pants.
  • Northern California wildfire burns 100 homes

    Northern California wildfire burns 100 homes

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 10:21 AM EDT2014-09-16 14:21:48 GMT
    WEED, Calif. (AP) - A fire driven by fierce winds raced through the small Northern California town of Weed on Monday, burning a church to the ground, damaging or destroying 100 homes and prompting evacuation orders for at least 1,500 people.
    WEED, Calif. (AP) - A fire driven by fierce winds raced through the small Northern California town of Weed on Monday, burning a church to the ground, damaging or destroying 100 homes and prompting evacuation orders for at least 1,500 people.
  • Pope to focus on grandparents after newlyweds

    Pope to focus on grandparents after newlyweds

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 10:20 AM EDT2014-09-16 14:20:08 GMT
    VATICAN CITY (AP) - First, Pope Francis married 20 couples to highlight the role of families as the heart of the Catholic Church. Next up is a special Mass for grandparents.
    VATICAN CITY (AP) - First, Pope Francis married 20 couples to highlight the role of families as the heart of the Catholic Church. Next up is a special Mass for grandparents.
  • Livingston deputies find body on Albany road

    Livingston deputies find body on Albany road

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 10:17 AM EDT2014-09-16 14:17:38 GMT
    ALBANY, La. (AP) - Livingston Parish deputies are searching for the driver of a vehicle that is believed to have struck and killed a man in Albany.
    ALBANY, La. (AP) - Livingston Parish deputies are searching for the driver of a vehicle that is believed to have struck and killed a man in Albany.
  • NW St. Tulane, ULL players take LSWA honors

    NW St. Tulane, ULL players take LSWA honors

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 10:14 AM EDT2014-09-16 14:14:57 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A near record setting mark by Northwestern State quarterback highlighted the winning efforts of the third round of Louisiana Sports Writers Association Players of the Week.
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A near record setting mark by Northwestern State quarterback highlighted the winning efforts of the third round of Louisiana Sports Writers Association Players of the Week.
  • Lee County passes $27.4M budget

    Lee County passes $27.4M budget

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 10:11 AM EDT2014-09-16 14:11:44 GMT
    TUPELO, Miss. (AP) - Lee County property owners will keep paying current tax rates for county government operations for the fiscal year beginning Oct. 1.
    TUPELO, Miss. (AP) - Lee County property owners will keep paying current tax rates for county government operations for the fiscal year beginning Oct. 1.
  • DeSoto County supervisors approve $113.4M budget

    DeSoto County supervisors approve $113.4M budget

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 9:58 AM EDT2014-09-16 13:58:51 GMT
    HERNANDO, Miss. (AP) - The DeSoto Board of Supervisors has approved a lean $113.4 million dollar budget for fiscal 2015.
    HERNANDO, Miss. (AP) - The DeSoto Board of Supervisors has approved a lean $113.4 million dollar budget for fiscal 2015.
  • Suspect in Moss Point shooting turns himself in

    Suspect in Moss Point shooting turns himself in

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 9:56 AM EDT2014-09-16 13:56:52 GMT
    MOSS POINT, Miss. (AP) - The suspect in a shooting that wounded a Moss Point man early Sunday as he was on his front porch has turned himself in.
    MOSS POINT, Miss. (AP) - The suspect in a shooting that wounded a Moss Point man early Sunday as he was on his front porch has turned himself in.
  • La. public school teacher retirements remain up

    La. public school teacher retirements remain up

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 9:55 AM EDT2014-09-16 13:55:05 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Newly released statistics find the spike in public school retirements eased somewhat, but the numbers are still higher than prior to passage of Gov. Bobby Jindal's education revamp.
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Newly released statistics find the spike in public school retirements eased somewhat, but the numbers are still higher than prior to passage of Gov. Bobby Jindal's education revamp.
  • About $62,000 missing from Melville utility

    About $62,000 missing from Melville utility

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 9:51 AM EDT2014-09-16 13:51:38 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A state audit finds Melville is missing more than $62,000 in payments for utility services from 2012 to 2014, a number that represents roughly 12 percent of utility receipts for that period.
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A state audit finds Melville is missing more than $62,000 in payments for utility services from 2012 to 2014, a number that represents roughly 12 percent of utility receipts for that period.
  • Bond set for 2 men accused of murder

    Bond set for 2 men accused of murder

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 9:48 AM EDT2014-09-16 13:48:03 GMT
    HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) - Bond has been set at $1 million each for two men charged with the shooting death of 20-year-old Johnnie Cooper of Hattiesburg.
    HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) - Bond has been set at $1 million each for two men charged with the shooting death of 20-year-old Johnnie Cooper of Hattiesburg.
  • 7 face more charges over stolen guns from dealer

    7 face more charges over stolen guns from dealer

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 9:43 AM EDT2014-09-16 13:43:02 GMT
    GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) - Six men and a woman face more charges in a new federal indictment involving weapons stolen from the home of a licensed federal firearms dealer in Moss Point.
    GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) - Six men and a woman face more charges in a new federal indictment involving weapons stolen from the home of a licensed federal firearms dealer in Moss Point.
  • Coroner puts burglars in bull's-eye

    Coroner puts burglars in bull's-eye

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 9:40 AM EDT2014-09-16 13:40:37 GMT
    LOUISVILLE, Miss. (AP) - Winston County Coroner Scott Gregory says he wasn't trying to drum up business with a Facebook post Saturday, but he's fed up with a rash of burglaries around Louisville.
    LOUISVILLE, Miss. (AP) - Winston County Coroner Scott Gregory says he wasn't trying to drum up business with a Facebook post Saturday, but he's fed up with a rash of burglaries around Louisville.
  • Boy, 3, dies after finding loaded gun

    Boy, 3, dies after finding loaded gun

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 9:37 AM EDT2014-09-16 13:37:38 GMT
    TALLULAH, La. (AP) - Tallulah Police are investigating the accidental shooting death of a child.
    TALLULAH, La. (AP) - Tallulah Police are investigating the accidental shooting death of a child.
  • Adams County approves $3M loan for hospital sale

    Adams County approves $3M loan for hospital sale

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 9:35 AM EDT2014-09-16 13:35:12 GMT
    NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) - Adams County leaders have signed a $3 million loan to help finalize the sale of Natchez Regional Medical Center.
    NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) - Adams County leaders have signed a $3 million loan to help finalize the sale of Natchez Regional Medical Center.
  • Hearing scheduled in lawsuit against pension hike

    Hearing scheduled in lawsuit against pension hike

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 9:33 AM EDT2014-09-16 13:33:08 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A state district judge is deciding whether to issue an injunction against the enforcement of a last-minute retirement hike that lawmakers gave to the state police superintendent.
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A state district judge is deciding whether to issue an injunction against the enforcement of a last-minute retirement hike that lawmakers gave to the state police superintendent.
  • Renovation planned for Columbus landmark

    Renovation planned for Columbus landmark

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 9:30 AM EDT2014-09-16 13:30:45 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Miss. (AP) - A landmark football stadium in Columbus will be getting a makeover.
    COLUMBUS, Miss. (AP) - A landmark football stadium in Columbus will be getting a makeover.
  • Arkansas gives shade trees to elementary schools

    Arkansas gives shade trees to elementary schools

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 9:27 AM EDT2014-09-16 13:27:05 GMT
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Nine Arkansas elementary schools have been selected to receive shade trees as part of a state program designed to reduce skin cancer risk in children.
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Nine Arkansas elementary schools have been selected to receive shade trees as part of a state program designed to reduce skin cancer risk in children.
  • Entertainment history!

    Entertainment history!

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 9:23 AM EDT2014-09-16 13:23:06 GMT
    (AP)- On September 16th, 1963, the science-fiction anthology series "The Outer Limits" premiered on ABC. In 1964, the rock and roll TV show "Shindig" premiered on ABC.
    (AP)- On September 16th, 1963, the science-fiction anthology series "The Outer Limits" premiered on ABC. In 1964, the rock and roll TV show "Shindig" premiered on ABC.
  • The list!

    The list!

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 9:20 AM EDT2014-09-16 13:20:56 GMT
    (AP)- Here's the list of the most popular films for this past weekend, according to Rentrak.
    (AP)- Here's the list of the most popular films for this past weekend, according to Rentrak.
  • Today in history!

    Today in history!

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 9:18 AM EDT2014-09-16 13:18:27 GMT
    (AP)- Today's Highlight in History: In 1498, Tomas de Torquemada, notorious for his role in the Spanish Inquisition, died in Avila, Spain.
    (AP)- Today's Highlight in History: In 1498, Tomas de Torquemada, notorious for his role in the Spanish Inquisition, died in Avila, Spain.
  • Insurance website up for state workers, retirees

    Insurance website up for state workers, retirees

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 9:15 AM EDT2014-09-16 13:15:17 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A new website is up for Louisiana's state government employees and retirees to choose their health insurance plans for next year, a choice they must make by October.
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A new website is up for Louisiana's state government employees and retirees to choose their health insurance plans for next year, a choice they must make by October.
  • No La. policy handling sexual assaults on campuses

    No La. policy handling sexual assaults on campuses

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 9:08 AM EDT2014-09-16 13:08:10 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana has no statewide policy for handling allegations of sexual assault on college and university campuses, leaving students open to varied experiences depending on which school they attend.
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana has no statewide policy for handling allegations of sexual assault on college and university campuses, leaving students open to varied experiences depending on which school they attend.
  • National Child Passenger Safety Week and National Seat Check Saturday Events Around Louisiana

    National Child Passenger Safety Week and National Seat Check Saturday Events Around Louisiana

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 8:49 AM EDT2014-09-16 12:49:59 GMT
    Louisiana. (KNOE 8 News LA. State Police L.P.S.T.F)- Louisiana State Police and the Louisiana Passenger Safety Task Force will be conducting FREE Child Safety Seat Check events across Louisiana this Saturday, September 20, 2014 in order to reduce the number of children injured and killed in motor vehicle crashes.
    Louisiana. (KNOE 8 News LA. State Police L.P.S.T.F)- Louisiana State Police and the Louisiana Passenger Safety Task Force will be conducting FREE Child Safety Seat Check events across Louisiana this Saturday, September 20, 2014 in order to reduce the number of children injured and killed in motor vehicle crashes.
  • Tallulah toddler dies in shooting accident

    Tallulah toddler dies in shooting accident

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 9:19 AM EDT2014-09-16 13:19:53 GMT
    MADISON PARISH, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Tallulah Police confirm a three year-old boy has died in a shooting incident Monday afternoon. Police say the child shot himself after finding a loaded gun in a home in Tallulah.
    MADISON PARISH, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Tallulah Police confirm a three year-old boy has died in a shooting incident Monday afternoon. Police say the child shot himself after finding a loaded gun in a home in Tallulah.
  • Winnsboro Budget Passes

    Winnsboro Budget Passes

    Monday, September 15 2014 11:53 PM EDT2014-09-16 03:53:10 GMT
    WINNSBORO, La. (KNOE 8 News)--The budget was passed Monday night after historical data and recent trends were used to help allocate the funds.
    WINNSBORO, La. (KNOE 8 News)--The budget was passed Monday night after historical data and recent trends were used to help allocate the funds.
  • Pastor speaks about his loss as he mourns the death of his daughter

    Pastor speaks about his loss as he mourns the death of his daughter

    Monday, September 15 2014 10:33 PM EDT2014-09-16 02:33:13 GMT
    WEST MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A West Monroe family continues to mourn the loss of their thirteen-year-old daughter. Sarah Grace Tellifero received a fatal shock of electricity while swimming at Lake Bruin with her church youth group.
    WEST MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A West Monroe family continues to mourn the loss of their thirteen-year-old daughter. Sarah Grace Tellifero received a fatal shock of electricity while swimming at Lake Bruin with her church youth group.
  • Ethics complaint filed against Sen. David Vitter

    Ethics complaint filed against Sen. David Vitter

    Monday, September 15 2014 6:57 PM EDT2014-09-15 22:57:35 GMT
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A Democratic group has lodged an ethics complaint against Republican U.S. Sen. David Vitter, alleging he violated state campaign finance restrictions.
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A Democratic group has lodged an ethics complaint against Republican U.S. Sen. David Vitter, alleging he violated state campaign finance restrictions.
  • Monroe Transit is still in need of Management, riders grow frustrated

    Monroe Transit is still in need of Management, riders grow frustrated

    Monday, September 15 2014 6:52 PM EDT2014-09-15 22:52:28 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News)-Some Monroe public transit riders are getting frustrated.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News)-Some Monroe public transit riders are getting frustrated.
  • Husband goes to work, not seen since

    Husband goes to work, not seen since

    Monday, September 15 2014 6:49 PM EDT2014-09-15 22:49:41 GMT
    NATCHITOCHES, La. (KNOE 8 News NPD) - The Natchitoches Police Department is asking the Public with assistance in locating a missing person.
    NATCHITOCHES, La. (KNOE 8 News NPD) - The Natchitoches Police Department is asking the Public with assistance in locating a missing person.
  • LA Delta Community College Campuses sees bump in fall enrollment

    LA Delta Community College Campuses sees bump in fall enrollment

    Monday, September 15 2014 6:08 PM EDT2014-09-15 22:08:18 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News LDCC) - More students are attending Louisiana Delta Community College this fall than last. LDCC has shown an increase in overall enrollment growth so far this year. “We are pleased that more students are taking advantage of the educational and workforce training opportunities offered through LDCC and are particularly happy to see that growth reflected in our more rural campuses,” noted Dr. Barbara M. Hanson, LDCC Chancellor.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News LDCC) - More students are attending Louisiana Delta Community College this fall than last. LDCC has shown an increase in overall enrollment growth so far this year. “We are pleased that more students are taking advantage of the educational and workforce training opportunities offered through LDCC and are particularly happy to see that growth reflected in our more rural campuses,” noted Dr. Barbara M. Hanson, LDCC Chancellor.
  • Newborn dies after pregnant woman shot to death

    Newborn dies after pregnant woman shot to death

    Monday, September 15 2014 2:37 PM EDT2014-09-15 18:37:46 GMT
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Authorities in Philadelphia say a newborn baby of a pregnant woman killed by gunfire in northeast Philadelphia over the weekend has also died.
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Authorities in Philadelphia say a newborn baby of a pregnant woman killed by gunfire in northeast Philadelphia over the weekend has also died.
  • NYC judge will weigh video in missing boy case

    NYC judge will weigh video in missing boy case

    Monday, September 15 2014 11:12 AM EDT2014-09-15 15:12:51 GMT
    NEW YORK (AP) - A New York City judge will decide whether to allow the videotaped confession of a man charged with killing a boy who disappeared in 1979.
    NEW YORK (AP) - A New York City judge will decide whether to allow the videotaped confession of a man charged with killing a boy who disappeared in 1979.
  • Rapid growth strains Lafayette schools

    Rapid growth strains Lafayette schools

    Monday, September 15 2014 11:10 AM EDT2014-09-15 15:10:37 GMT
    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - New subdivisions are in progress or planned all across Lafayette Parish. Dozens of new businesses have opened or announced their upcoming arrivals.
    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - New subdivisions are in progress or planned all across Lafayette Parish. Dozens of new businesses have opened or announced their upcoming arrivals.
  • New director chosen for Columbus port

    New director chosen for Columbus port

    Monday, September 15 2014 11:09 AM EDT2014-09-15 15:09:01 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Miss. (AP) - The Columbus-Lowndes County Port Authority's board of directors has named Will Sanders the port's new director.
    COLUMBUS, Miss. (AP) - The Columbus-Lowndes County Port Authority's board of directors has named Will Sanders the port's new director.
  • Microsoft buys Minecraft developer Mojang.

    Microsoft buys Minecraft developer Mojang.

    Monday, September 15 2014 11:05 AM EDT2014-09-15 15:05:53 GMT
    (CNN)-Your kids aren't the only ones going crazy over the video game "Minecraft."Microsoft is buying the game's developer "Mojang" for 2-point-5 billion dollars.
    (CNN)-Your kids aren't the only ones going crazy over the video game "Minecraft."Microsoft is buying the game's developer "Mojang" for 2-point-5 billion dollars.
  • New Miss America hits the Atlantic City surf

    New Miss America hits the Atlantic City surf

    Monday, September 15 2014 11:01 AM EDT2014-09-15 15:01:03 GMT
    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - The new Miss America followed in the footsteps of her predecessors and posed for pictures in the Atlantic City surf.
    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - The new Miss America followed in the footsteps of her predecessors and posed for pictures in the Atlantic City surf.
  • Nigerian defense: Hope pilots alive in missing jet

    Nigerian defense: Hope pilots alive in missing jet

    Monday, September 15 2014 10:58 AM EDT2014-09-15 14:58:03 GMT
    ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) - Nigeria's defense chief says he hopes the pilots of a missing fighter jet are alive.
    ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) - Nigeria's defense chief says he hopes the pilots of a missing fighter jet are alive.
  • Health officials confirm one new West Nile virus case

    Health officials confirm one new West Nile virus case

    Monday, September 15 2014 10:54 AM EDT2014-09-15 14:54:39 GMT
    Jackson, Miss.(KNOE 8 News & Mississippi Stae Dept. Of Health)– Today the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) confirms one new human case of West Nile virus (WNV), bringing the state total to 25 cases so far in 2014.
    Jackson, Miss.(KNOE 8 News & Mississippi Stae Dept. Of Health)– Today the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) confirms one new human case of West Nile virus (WNV), bringing the state total to 25 cases so far in 2014.
  • Mom held without bail-infants found dead

    Mom held without bail-infants found dead

    Monday, September 15 2014 10:48 AM EDT2014-09-15 14:48:16 GMT
    (CNN)-A foul smell leads police to a Massachusetts home. What they found inside landed a mother behind bars.
    (CNN)-A foul smell leads police to a Massachusetts home. What they found inside landed a mother behind bars.
  • 1 of 2 California wildfires grows substantially

    1 of 2 California wildfires grows substantially

    Monday, September 15 2014 10:42 AM EDT2014-09-15 14:42:01 GMT
    POLLOCK PINES, Calif. (AP) - Fire officials say one of two wildfires threatening homes in California grew by hundreds of acres overnight.
    POLLOCK PINES, Calif. (AP) - Fire officials say one of two wildfires threatening homes in California grew by hundreds of acres overnight.
  • Bill Cosby to loan art collection to Smithsonian

    Bill Cosby to loan art collection to Smithsonian

    Monday, September 15 2014 10:40 AM EDT2014-09-15 14:40:33 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Bill Cosby and his wife Camille plan to showcase their extensive collection of African-American art for the first time in an exhibition at the Smithsonian Institution.
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Bill Cosby and his wife Camille plan to showcase their extensive collection of African-American art for the first time in an exhibition at the Smithsonian Institution.
  • Woman dies, 3 hurt in Laurel crash

    Woman dies, 3 hurt in Laurel crash

    Monday, September 15 2014 10:31 AM EDT2014-09-15 14:31:34 GMT
    LAUREL, Miss. (AP) - Police in Laurel say a 23-year-old woman died Saturday in a 1-vehicle crash.
    LAUREL, Miss. (AP) - Police in Laurel say a 23-year-old woman died Saturday in a 1-vehicle crash.
  • 1 man killed in LaPlace shooting

    1 man killed in LaPlace shooting

    Monday, September 15 2014 10:30 AM EDT2014-09-15 14:30:37 GMT
    LAPLACE, La. (AP) - St. John the Baptist Parish sheriff's deputies are investigating a fatal shooting that took place in LaPlace.
    LAPLACE, La. (AP) - St. John the Baptist Parish sheriff's deputies are investigating a fatal shooting that took place in LaPlace.
  • Jihadist trial

    Jihadist trial

    Monday, September 15 2014 10:29 AM EDT2014-09-15 14:29:48 GMT
    (AP)-The trial of Kreshnik B., accused of being a member in the so-called Islamic State, has started at the Frankfurt Higher Regional Court.
    (AP)-The trial of Kreshnik B., accused of being a member in the so-called Islamic State, has started at the Frankfurt Higher Regional Court.
  • Chinese city creates cellphone sidewalk lane

    Chinese city creates cellphone sidewalk lane

    Monday, September 15 2014 10:25 AM EDT2014-09-15 14:25:58 GMT
    BEIJING (AP) - Taking a cue from an American TV program, the Chinese city of Chongqing has created a smartphone sidewalk lane, offering a path for those too engrossed in messaging and tweeting to watch where they're going.
    BEIJING (AP) - Taking a cue from an American TV program, the Chinese city of Chongqing has created a smartphone sidewalk lane, offering a path for those too engrossed in messaging and tweeting to watch where they're going.
  • Vietnam soldiers to receive Medal of Honor

    Vietnam soldiers to receive Medal of Honor

    Monday, September 15 2014 10:23 AM EDT2014-09-15 14:23:05 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama will bestow the Medal of Honor on a pair of soldiers for their acts of bravery in the Vietnam War.
    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama will bestow the Medal of Honor on a pair of soldiers for their acts of bravery in the Vietnam War.
  • Funeral scheduled for trooper killed in ambush

    Funeral scheduled for trooper killed in ambush

    Monday, September 15 2014 10:20 AM EDT2014-09-15 14:20:13 GMT
    (AP)- A funeral will be held Thursday for a Pennsylvania State Police trooper who was killed in an ambush outside his barracks.
    (AP)- A funeral will be held Thursday for a Pennsylvania State Police trooper who was killed in an ambush outside his barracks.
  • OGB Launches Annual Enrollment Website

    OGB Launches Annual Enrollment Website

    Monday, September 15 2014 10:17 AM EDT2014-09-15 14:17:20 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La (KNOE 8 News & Office of the Commissioner) - Members enrolled in health plans through the Office of Group Benefits can review their 2015 plan options, estimate out-of-pocket costs, and register for webinars online at the new 2015 annual enrollment website.
    BATON ROUGE, La (KNOE 8 News & Office of the Commissioner) - Members enrolled in health plans through the Office of Group Benefits can review their 2015 plan options, estimate out-of-pocket costs, and register for webinars online at the new 2015 annual enrollment website.
  • Strict dress code nets 200 detentions at NY school

    Strict dress code nets 200 detentions at NY school

    Monday, September 15 2014 10:12 AM EDT2014-09-15 14:12:21 GMT
    NEW YORK (AP) - A strict dress code adopted by a Staten Island school has resulted in 200 detentions in the last two weeks.
    NEW YORK (AP) - A strict dress code adopted by a Staten Island school has resulted in 200 detentions in the last two weeks.
  • Wife dies, husband hurt in Jones County fire

    Wife dies, husband hurt in Jones County fire

    Monday, September 15 2014 10:10 AM EDT2014-09-15 14:10:49 GMT
    LAUREL, Miss. (AP) - Authorities in Jones County say a 70-year-old woman was killed and her husband injured in a fire Friday night at their mobile home.
    LAUREL, Miss. (AP) - Authorities in Jones County say a 70-year-old woman was killed and her husband injured in a fire Friday night at their mobile home.
  • Fort Smith considers fee waiver for med school

    Fort Smith considers fee waiver for med school

    Monday, September 15 2014 10:07 AM EDT2014-09-15 14:07:37 GMT
    FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) - City leaders in Fort Smith are considering whether to waive $63,500 in fees for permits related to the construction of a new medical college.
    FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) - City leaders in Fort Smith are considering whether to waive $63,500 in fees for permits related to the construction of a new medical college.
  • 3 dead in Corpus Christi trailer park shooting

    3 dead in Corpus Christi trailer park shooting

    Monday, September 15 2014 10:05 AM EDT2014-09-15 14:05:20 GMT
    CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - Police say a man has been arrested after three people were killed and a child injured in a shooting at a trailer park in Corpus Christi, Texas.
    CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - Police say a man has been arrested after three people were killed and a child injured in a shooting at a trailer park in Corpus Christi, Texas.
  • Apple iPhone 6 pre-order demand overwhelms supply

    Apple iPhone 6 pre-order demand overwhelms supply

    Monday, September 15 2014 10:01 AM EDT2014-09-15 14:01:52 GMT
    NEW YORK (AP) - Apple says it had more than 4 million pre-orders of its new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in 24 hours, exceeding its initial pre-order supply.
    NEW YORK (AP) - Apple says it had more than 4 million pre-orders of its new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in 24 hours, exceeding its initial pre-order supply.
  • Tax preparer arrested for fraudulent tax claims

    Tax preparer arrested for fraudulent tax claims

    Monday, September 15 2014 9:56 AM EDT2014-09-15 13:56:20 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - State revenue officials say a Tallulah woman has been arrested and faces more than 30 felony counts related to a 60,000 tax fraud scheme.
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - State revenue officials say a Tallulah woman has been arrested and faces more than 30 felony counts related to a 60,000 tax fraud scheme.
  • Detroit bankruptcy trial set to resume after break

    Detroit bankruptcy trial set to resume after break

    Monday, September 15 2014 9:39 AM EDT2014-09-15 13:39:04 GMT
    DETROIT (AP) - A judge is set to resume Detroit's bankruptcy trial after a three-day break tied to a settlement with a major creditor.
    DETROIT (AP) - A judge is set to resume Detroit's bankruptcy trial after a three-day break tied to a settlement with a major creditor.
  • Authorities search for 2 Lincoln Parish escapees

    Authorities search for 2 Lincoln Parish escapees

    Monday, September 15 2014 9:36 AM EDT2014-09-15 13:36:08 GMT
    RUSTON, La. (AP) - Authorities continue their search for two trusties who escaped from the Lincoln Parish Detention Center.
    RUSTON, La. (AP) - Authorities continue their search for two trusties who escaped from the Lincoln Parish Detention Center.
  • Ashland waste disposal plant to get upgrades

    Ashland waste disposal plant to get upgrades

    Monday, September 15 2014 9:33 AM EDT2014-09-15 13:33:09 GMT
    HOUMA, La. (AP) - Terrebonne Parish will replace the scale and administration building at the Ashland solid waste facility.
    HOUMA, La. (AP) - Terrebonne Parish will replace the scale and administration building at the Ashland solid waste facility.
  • Nicholls St. to host job creation summit

    Nicholls St. to host job creation summit

    Monday, September 15 2014 9:31 AM EDT2014-09-15 13:31:52 GMT
    THIBODAUX, La. (AP) - The Delta Regional Authority, a federal-state partnership congressionally mandated to help create jobs in the Mississippi River Delta, will hold a public summit this week at Nicholls State University.
    THIBODAUX, La. (AP) - The Delta Regional Authority, a federal-state partnership congressionally mandated to help create jobs in the Mississippi River Delta, will hold a public summit this week at Nicholls State University.
  • Pistorius free to compete, SA Olympic body says

    Pistorius free to compete, SA Olympic body says

    Monday, September 15 2014 9:26 AM EDT2014-09-15 13:26:00 GMT
    STELLENBOSCH, South Africa (AP) - The chief executive of South Africa's Olympic committee says Oscar Pistorius is free to compete, even after his conviction for culpable homicide in the shooting death of his girlfriend.
    STELLENBOSCH, South Africa (AP) - The chief executive of South Africa's Olympic committee says Oscar Pistorius is free to compete, even after his conviction for culpable homicide in the shooting death of his girlfriend.
  • Man killed in shooting in Paincourtville

    Man killed in shooting in Paincourtville

    Monday, September 15 2014 9:22 AM EDT2014-09-15 13:22:14 GMT
    PAINCOURTVILLE, La. (AP) - Assumption Parish sheriff's deputies say a 33-year-old man died after he was shot in the parking lot of a bar over the weekend.
    PAINCOURTVILLE, La. (AP) - Assumption Parish sheriff's deputies say a 33-year-old man died after he was shot in the parking lot of a bar over the weekend.
  • Tree limb falls on motorcyclists, killing 1

    Tree limb falls on motorcyclists, killing 1

    Monday, September 15 2014 9:19 AM EDT2014-09-15 13:19:56 GMT
    FRENCH SETTLEMENT, La. (AP) - State police said one motorcyclist was killed and another was injured when a tree limb fell and struck them while they were riding near French Settlement.
    FRENCH SETTLEMENT, La. (AP) - State police said one motorcyclist was killed and another was injured when a tree limb fell and struck them while they were riding near French Settlement.
  • State seeks to reverse federal judge's ruling

    State seeks to reverse federal judge's ruling

    Monday, September 15 2014 9:15 AM EDT2014-09-15 13:15:57 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - State officials are asking a federal appellate court to reverse the judge's finding that hot conditions at the Louisiana State Penitentiary's death row are unconstitutional.
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - State officials are asking a federal appellate court to reverse the judge's finding that hot conditions at the Louisiana State Penitentiary's death row are unconstitutional.
  • Board to discuss future of Pointe Coupee High

    Board to discuss future of Pointe Coupee High

    Monday, September 15 2014 9:14 AM EDT2014-09-15 13:14:27 GMT
    NEW ROADS, La. (AP) - The Pointe Coupee Parish School Board has set a special meeting to determine the future of Pointe Coupee Central High following the school's court-ordered closure this year at the request of the state's Recovery School District.
    NEW ROADS, La. (AP) - The Pointe Coupee Parish School Board has set a special meeting to determine the future of Pointe Coupee Central High following the school's court-ordered closure this year at the request of the state's Recovery School District.
  • Bryant man killed in Interstate 30 crash

    Bryant man killed in Interstate 30 crash

    Monday, September 15 2014 9:12 AM EDT2014-09-15 13:12:22 GMT
    BRYANT, Ark. (AP) - Authorities say a 34-year-old Bryant man was killed in a wreck on Interstate 30 in central Arkansas.
    BRYANT, Ark. (AP) - Authorities say a 34-year-old Bryant man was killed in a wreck on Interstate 30 in central Arkansas.
  • Southaven police want more female recruits

    Southaven police want more female recruits

    Monday, September 15 2014 9:10 AM EDT2014-09-15 13:10:50 GMT
    SOUTHAVEN, Miss. (AP) - A booth for the Southaven Police Department is something that visitors to job fairs or criminal justice seminars are likely to see these days as the department seeks to recruit more officers.
    SOUTHAVEN, Miss. (AP) - A booth for the Southaven Police Department is something that visitors to job fairs or criminal justice seminars are likely to see these days as the department seeks to recruit more officers.
  • Agriculture exhibit to open at LSU

    Agriculture exhibit to open at LSU

    Monday, September 15 2014 9:07 AM EDT2014-09-15 13:07:01 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - An exhibit marking 100 years of the Cooperative Extension Service in Louisiana will open at the LSU Hill Memorial Library on Sept. 22.
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - An exhibit marking 100 years of the Cooperative Extension Service in Louisiana will open at the LSU Hill Memorial Library on Sept. 22.
  • Police detain 'Django Unchained' actress in LA

    Police detain 'Django Unchained' actress in LA

    Monday, September 15 2014 9:05 AM EDT2014-09-15 13:05:35 GMT
    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Actress Daniele Watts, who appeared in "Django Unchained," is complaining that she was handcuffed and briefly put in the back of a squad car after a public display of affection with her white companion.
    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Actress Daniele Watts, who appeared in "Django Unchained," is complaining that she was handcuffed and briefly put in the back of a squad car after a public display of affection with her white companion.
  • Miss America

    Miss America

    Monday, September 15 2014 9:02 AM EDT2014-09-15 13:02:48 GMT
    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - The new Miss America won her crown after singing a Pharrell Williams song while playing with a red plastic cup, a performance she says was inspired by a similar scene in a move.
    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - The new Miss America won her crown after singing a Pharrell Williams song while playing with a red plastic cup, a performance she says was inspired by a similar scene in a move.
  • Today in history

    Today in history

    Monday, September 15 2014 9:01 AM EDT2014-09-15 13:01:13 GMT
    (AP)- Today in history Today is Monday, September 15, the 258th day of 2014.
    (AP)- Today in history Today is Monday, September 15, the 258th day of 2014.
  • Entertainment history

    Entertainment history

    Monday, September 15 2014 8:59 AM EDT2014-09-15 12:59:16 GMT
    (AP)- Entertainment history On September 15th, 1949, "The Lone Ranger" premiered on ABC with Clayton Moore as the masked hero and Jay Silverheels as Tonto.
    (AP)- Entertainment history On September 15th, 1949, "The Lone Ranger" premiered on ABC with Clayton Moore as the masked hero and Jay Silverheels as Tonto.
  • Safety agency investigates Ford Fiesta latches

    Safety agency investigates Ford Fiesta latches

    Monday, September 15 2014 8:57 AM EDT2014-09-15 12:57:24 GMT
    DETROIT (AP) - U.S. safety regulators are investigating complaints that the doors won't latch properly on some Ford Fiesta subcompact cars.
    DETROIT (AP) - U.S. safety regulators are investigating complaints that the doors won't latch properly on some Ford Fiesta subcompact cars.
  • 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...
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
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  • 2 students hospitalized after alleged drug use

    2 students hospitalized after alleged drug use

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 10:58 AM EDT2014-09-16 14:58:24 GMT
    CENTRAL, La. (AP) - School officials say two seniors at Central High School are in the hospital after apparently ingesting synthetic marijuana.
    CENTRAL, La. (AP) - School officials say two seniors at Central High School are in the hospital after apparently ingesting synthetic marijuana.
  • Pastor speaks about his loss as he mourns the death of his daughter

    Pastor speaks about his loss as he mourns the death of his daughter

    Monday, September 15 2014 10:33 PM EDT2014-09-16 02:33:13 GMT
    WEST MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A West Monroe family continues to mourn the loss of their thirteen-year-old daughter. Sarah Grace Tellifero received a fatal shock of electricity while swimming at Lake Bruin with her church youth group.
    WEST MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A West Monroe family continues to mourn the loss of their thirteen-year-old daughter. Sarah Grace Tellifero received a fatal shock of electricity while swimming at Lake Bruin with her church youth group.
  • Tallulah toddler dies in shooting accident

    Tallulah toddler dies in shooting accident

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 9:19 AM EDT2014-09-16 13:19:53 GMT
    MADISON PARISH, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Tallulah Police confirm a three year-old boy has died in a shooting incident Monday afternoon. Police say the child shot himself after finding a loaded gun in a home in Tallulah.
    MADISON PARISH, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Tallulah Police confirm a three year-old boy has died in a shooting incident Monday afternoon. Police say the child shot himself after finding a loaded gun in a home in Tallulah.
  • Lake Providence man killed while at work

    Lake Providence man killed while at work

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 12:15 PM EDT2014-09-16 16:15:36 GMT
    MADISON PARISH, La. (KNOE 8 News)- A Lake Providence man was killed while at work in Madison Parish.
    MADISON PARISH, La. (KNOE 8 News)- A Lake Providence man was killed while at work in Madison Parish.
  • 2014 ArkLaMiss Fair Schedule

    2014 ArkLaMiss Fair Schedule

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    2014 ArkLaMiss Fair Schedule of Events
  • Mom held without bail-infants found dead

    Mom held without bail-infants found dead

    Monday, September 15 2014 10:48 AM EDT2014-09-15 14:48:16 GMT
    (CNN)-A foul smell leads police to a Massachusetts home. What they found inside landed a mother behind bars.
    (CNN)-A foul smell leads police to a Massachusetts home. What they found inside landed a mother behind bars.
  • Missing man found, then stabbed next day

    Missing man found, then stabbed next day

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 2:12 PM EDT2014-09-16 18:12:25 GMT
    NATCHITOCHES, La. (KNOE 8 News NPD) - The Natchitoches Police Department located a person reported missing over the weekend, only to find him again Tuesday with a stab wound. Ronald Hayes was located by a patrol officer around 6 p.m Monday evening. He was in good condition and his family was notified.
    NATCHITOCHES, La. (KNOE 8 News NPD) - The Natchitoches Police Department located a person reported missing over the weekend, only to find him again Tuesday with a stab wound. Ronald Hayes was located by a patrol officer around 6 p.m Monday evening. He was in good condition and his family was notified.
  • Boy, 3, dies after finding loaded gun

    Boy, 3, dies after finding loaded gun

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 9:37 AM EDT2014-09-16 13:37:38 GMT
    TALLULAH, La. (AP) - Tallulah Police are investigating the accidental shooting death of a child.
    TALLULAH, La. (AP) - Tallulah Police are investigating the accidental shooting death of a child.
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