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  • Autopsy release in officer involved shooting in Ruston

    Autopsy release in officer involved shooting in Ruston

    Friday, April 18 2014 6:01 PM EDT2014-04-18 22:01:45 GMT
    We're learning more about an officer involved shooting that happened in Ruston back in February. An autopsy shows 24-year-old Johnny Richardson was shot four times, twice in the left arm,once in the
    We're learning more about an officer involved shooting that happened in Ruston back in February. An autopsy shows 24-year-old Johnny Richardson was shot four times, twice in the left arm,once in the
  • Early voting begins Saturday for May 3 elections

    Early voting begins Saturday for May 3 elections

    Friday, April 18 2014 12:02 PM EDT2014-04-18 16:02:31 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Secretary of State Tom Schedler reminds all Louisianians eligible to vote in the May 3rd general election that early voting starts Saturday across the state.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Secretary of State Tom Schedler reminds all Louisianians eligible to vote in the May 3rd general election that early voting starts Saturday across the state.
  • 2,000,000 have jobs in Louisiana

    2,000,000 have jobs in Louisiana

    Friday, April 18 2014 11:59 AM EDT2014-04-18 15:59:31 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - More than 2 million Louisianans say they have a job, an all-time high.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - More than 2 million Louisianans say they have a job, an all-time high.
  • Unemployment rate falls in 21 states

    Unemployment rate falls in 21 states

    Friday, April 18 2014 11:57 AM EDT2014-04-18 15:57:09 GMT
    WASHINGTON (KNOE 8 News/AP) - More than two-thirds of the states reported job gains in March.
    WASHINGTON (KNOE 8 News/AP) - More than two-thirds of the states reported job gains in March.
  • Man smothered crying child over video game

    Man smothered crying child over video game

    Friday, April 18 2014 11:53 AM EDT2014-04-18 15:53:51 GMT
    HOMOSASSA, Fla. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - Sheriff's deputies in north Florida say a man suffocated his young, crying son so he could play video games.
    HOMOSASSA, Fla. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - Sheriff's deputies in north Florida say a man suffocated his young, crying son so he could play video games.
  • Clinton releases title of new book

    Clinton releases title of new book

    Friday, April 18 2014 11:52 AM EDT2014-04-18 15:52:25 GMT
    WASHINGTON (KNOE 8 News/AP) - Hillary Rodham Clinton's publisher says her upcoming book on her role as President Barack Obama's secretary of state will be called "Hard Choices."
    WASHINGTON (KNOE 8 News/AP) - Hillary Rodham Clinton's publisher says her upcoming book on her role as President Barack Obama's secretary of state will be called "Hard Choices."
  • Man arrested for sex crimes

    Man arrested for sex crimes

    Friday, April 18 2014 11:47 AM EDT2014-04-18 15:47:18 GMT
    DENHAM SPRINGS, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - The state Attorney General's Office says a 44-year-old Denham Springs man has been arrested and accused of multiple sex crimes against children.
    DENHAM SPRINGS, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - The state Attorney General's Office says a 44-year-old Denham Springs man has been arrested and accused of multiple sex crimes against children.
  • Shoe company laying off 56 in Arkansas

    Shoe company laying off 56 in Arkansas

    Friday, April 18 2014 11:35 AM EDT2014-04-18 15:35:39 GMT
    HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - A shoe company says more than half its workforce at a Hot Springs manufacturing facility will be laid off.
    HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - A shoe company says more than half its workforce at a Hot Springs manufacturing facility will be laid off.
  • Mazda recalls 109,000 older SUVs

    Mazda recalls 109,000 older SUVs

    Friday, April 18 2014 11:31 AM EDT2014-04-18 15:31:30 GMT
    DETROIT (KNOE 8 News/AP) - Mazda is recalling 109,000 Tribute SUVs in cold-weather states to fix rusting frame parts.
    DETROIT (KNOE 8 News/AP) - Mazda is recalling 109,000 Tribute SUVs in cold-weather states to fix rusting frame parts.
  • Biedenharn Museum opens up Easter exhibit

    Biedenharn Museum opens up Easter exhibit

    Friday, April 18 2014 10:36 AM EDT2014-04-18 14:36:15 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - If you want to make your Good Friday a little bit better there is a new exhibit that has opened up at the Biedenharn Museum.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - If you want to make your Good Friday a little bit better there is a new exhibit that has opened up at the Biedenharn Museum. Nolan Crane went on a tour and shows us the sculptures that have traveled from Dallas to help us reflect on the life of Jesus.
  • Dusty Gates sworn in as Union Parish Sheriff

    Dusty Gates sworn in as Union Parish Sheriff

    Thursday, April 17 2014 11:49 PM EDT2014-04-18 03:49:04 GMT
    UNION PARISH, La. (KNOE 8 News)- Dusty Gates is officially the top cop in Union Parish.
    UNION PARISH, La. (KNOE 8 News)- Dusty Gates is officially the top cop in Union Parish.
  • GSU remembers Alexandria Shelton

    GSU remembers Alexandria Shelton

    Thursday, April 17 2014 7:47 PM EDT2014-04-17 23:47:50 GMT
    GRAMBLING, La. (KNOE 8 News)- As the band played Ole Grambling, students said goodbye.  
    GRAMBLING, La. (KNOE 8 News)- As the band played Ole Grambling, students said goodbye.  
  • Big Bass Tournament dates announced

    Big Bass Tournament dates announced

    Thursday, April 17 2014 5:10 PM EDT2014-04-17 21:10:08 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Preparations are underway for the 23-rd Annual Ronald McDonald House Big Bass Tournament.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Preparations are underway for the 23-rd Annual Ronald McDonald House Big Bass Tournament.
  • Mayo drops lawsuit against council members

    Mayo drops lawsuit against council members

    Thursday, April 17 2014 4:32 PM EDT2014-04-17 20:32:53 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Monroe Mayor Jamie Mayo has dropped his lawsuit filed against members of the city council.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Monroe Mayor Jamie Mayo has dropped his lawsuit filed against members of the city council.
  • Indictment without bail in Dean Hart case

    Indictment without bail in Dean Hart case

    Thursday, April 17 2014 4:10 PM EDT2014-04-17 20:10:57 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A grand jury has returned a true bill indictment in the Dean Hart Jr. case.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A grand jury has returned a true bill indictment in the Dean Hart Jr. case.
  • Downtown Monroe mural

    Downtown Monroe mural

    Thursday, April 17 2014 2:36 PM EDT2014-04-17 18:36:00 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - An associate Louisiana Tech art professor has been working with a group of students to revitalize the art district in downtown Monroe.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - An associate Louisiana Tech art professor has been working with a group of students to revitalize the art district in downtown Monroe. Nolan Crane shows us the progress that has taken place and people's reactions.
  • Target expands subscription service

    Target expands subscription service

    Thursday, April 17 2014 12:56 PM EDT2014-04-17 16:56:37 GMT
    NEW YORK (AP) - Target is vastly expanding the goods that are available to order by subscription as it fends off its biggest non-traditional retail rival, Amazon.com.
    NEW YORK (AP) - Target is vastly expanding the goods that are available to order by subscription as it fends off its biggest non-traditional retail rival, Amazon.com.
  • Deputies: Man kills wife, son; car found on bridge

    Deputies: Man kills wife, son; car found on bridge

    Thursday, April 17 2014 12:53 PM EDT2014-04-17 16:53:10 GMT
    GONZALES, La. (AP) - Ascension Parish deputies are searching for a man who may have jumped off a Mississippi River bridge after shooting and killing his wife and son.
    GONZALES, La. (AP) - Ascension Parish deputies are searching for a man who may have jumped off a Mississippi River bridge after shooting and killing his wife and son.
  • Pope washes feet of elderly, disabled in rite

    Pope washes feet of elderly, disabled in rite

    Thursday, April 17 2014 12:49 PM EDT2014-04-17 16:49:31 GMT
    ROME (AP) - Pope Francis has washed the feet of 12 elderly and disabled people - women and non-Catholics among them - in a pre-Easter ritual.
    ROME (AP) - Pope Francis has washed the feet of 12 elderly and disabled people - women and non-Catholics among them - in a pre-Easter ritual.
  • Woman doesn't blame bear for her attack

    Woman doesn't blame bear for her attack

    Thursday, April 17 2014 12:46 PM EDT2014-04-17 16:46:54 GMT
    LAKE MARY, Fla. (AP) - A Florida woman who was attacked by a bear last weekend says she doesn't want bears to be killed by wildlife officials for doing what wild animals do.
    LAKE MARY, Fla. (AP) - A Florida woman who was attacked by a bear last weekend says she doesn't want bears to be killed by wildlife officials for doing what wild animals do.
  • Group marking 150th anniversary of Arkansas battle

    Group marking 150th anniversary of Arkansas battle

    Thursday, April 17 2014 12:42 PM EDT2014-04-17 16:42:59 GMT
    CAMDEN, Ark. (AP) - A reenactment and several educational programs are planned in Camden to mark the 150th anniversary of a Civil War battle in Ouachita County.
    CAMDEN, Ark. (AP) - A reenactment and several educational programs are planned in Camden to mark the 150th anniversary of a Civil War battle in Ouachita County.
  • Bond Commission backs Jindal plan for surplus cash

    Bond Commission backs Jindal plan for surplus cash

    Thursday, April 17 2014 12:39 PM EDT2014-04-17 16:39:03 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Gov. Bobby Jindal's plan to use $210 million in surplus and one-time money to help balance next year's budget has received backing.
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Gov. Bobby Jindal's plan to use $210 million in surplus and one-time money to help balance next year's budget has received backing.
  • Hearing set to challenge Ark. gay marriage ban

    Hearing set to challenge Ark. gay marriage ban

    Thursday, April 17 2014 10:48 AM EDT2014-04-17 14:48:12 GMT
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - Advocates of ending Arkansas' ban on same-sex marriage are to make their case before a circuit judge in Pulaski County.
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - Advocates of ending Arkansas' ban on same-sex marriage are to make their case before a circuit judge in Pulaski County.
  • Expert: Outsider needed for Natchez job

    Expert: Outsider needed for Natchez job

    Thursday, April 17 2014 10:36 AM EDT2014-04-17 14:36:44 GMT
    NATCHEZ, Miss. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - One tourism expert says Natchez needs an objective outsider to take the reins at the Natchez Convention and Visitors Bureau.
    NATCHEZ, Miss. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - One tourism expert says Natchez needs an objective outsider to take the reins at the Natchez Convention and Visitors Bureau.
  • 2 bodies found in burning car

    2 bodies found in burning car

    Thursday, April 17 2014 10:18 AM EDT2014-04-17 14:18:43 GMT
    MAURICE, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - Authorities say Vermilion Parish firefighters who put out a vehicle fire near Maurice discovered two bodies inside.
    MAURICE, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - Authorities say Vermilion Parish firefighters who put out a vehicle fire near Maurice discovered two bodies inside.
  • St. James Parish puts youth jail on the market

    St. James Parish puts youth jail on the market

    Thursday, April 17 2014 10:16 AM EDT2014-04-17 14:16:27 GMT
    VACHERIE, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - The St. James Parish Youth Detention Center is on the market for $2.5 million following a vote by the Parish Council to declare it surplus property.
    VACHERIE, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - The St. James Parish Youth Detention Center is on the market for $2.5 million following a vote by the Parish Council to declare it surplus property.
  • Ouachita County names new interim judge

    Ouachita County names new interim judge

    Thursday, April 17 2014 10:14 AM EDT2014-04-17 14:14:12 GMT
    CAMDEN, Ark. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - The Ouachita County Quorum Court has named an interim county judge after the county's previous leader resigned.
    CAMDEN, Ark. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - The Ouachita County Quorum Court has named an interim county judge after the county's previous leader resigned.
  • Undercover operation leads to the arrest of 4

    Undercover operation leads to the arrest of 4

    Thursday, April 17 2014 10:10 AM EDT2014-04-17 14:10:25 GMT
    FARMERVILLE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A month-long undercover operation has resulted in the arrests of four Ouachita Parish residents accused of transporting methamphetamine and cocaine into Union Parish. Sheriff
    FARMERVILLE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A month-long undercover operation has resulted in the arrests of four Ouachita Parish residents accused of transporting methamphetamine and cocaine into Union Parish.
  • Union Parish superintendent desperate for tax to pass

    Union Parish superintendent desperate for tax to pass

    Thursday, April 17 2014 10:08 AM EDT2014-04-17 14:08:19 GMT
    FARMERVILLE, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - Union Parish Superintendent George Cannon calls May 3 the most significant day in 20 years for students in Union Parish.
    FARMERVILLE, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - Union Parish Superintendent George Cannon calls May 3 the most significant day in 20 years for students in Union Parish.
  • Shareholders to vote on IberiaBank merger

    Shareholders to vote on IberiaBank merger

    Thursday, April 17 2014 9:53 AM EDT2014-04-17 13:53:29 GMT
    NEW IBERIA, La. (AP) - Teche Holding Co. shareholders will decide whether to approve IberiaBank Corp.'s acquisition of the smaller company.
    NEW IBERIA, La. (AP) - Teche Holding Co. shareholders will decide whether to approve IberiaBank Corp.'s acquisition of the smaller company.
  • Man accused of stealing crawfish from traps

    Man accused of stealing crawfish from traps

    Thursday, April 17 2014 9:46 AM EDT2014-04-17 13:46:57 GMT
    CROWLEY, La. (AP) - Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries agents have arrested a 39-year-old Crowley man who is accused of stealing crawfish from traps in an Acadia Parish pond.
    CROWLEY, La. (AP) - Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries agents have arrested a 39-year-old Crowley man who is accused of stealing crawfish from traps in an Acadia Parish pond.
  • The most soul-killing, dangerous, underpaid, going-nowhere careers

    The most soul-killing, dangerous, underpaid, going-nowhere careers

    Thursday, April 17 2014 9:43 AM EDT2014-04-17 13:43:43 GMT
    CAREERCAST (KNOE 8 News) - A new report from CareerCast shows that things aren't so bright for those in the logging or newspaper industries.
    CAREERCAST (KNOE 8 News) - A new report from CareerCast shows that things aren't so bright for those in the logging or newspaper industries.
  • Craw Fest underway in Bastrop

    Craw Fest underway in Bastrop

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 11:14 PM EDT2014-04-17 03:14:11 GMT
    BASTROP, La. (KNOE 8 News) - The annual Craw Fest is underway at the Bastrop fairgrounds and for the 30th year this festival is lighting up the midway.
    BASTROP, La. (KNOE 8 News) - The annual Craw Fest is underway at the Bastrop fairgrounds and for the 30th year this festival is lighting up the midway.
  • Union Parish need tax measures to pass on May 3rd

    Union Parish need tax measures to pass on May 3rd

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 7:25 PM EDT2014-04-16 23:25:24 GMT
    UNION PARISH, La. (KNOE 8 News)- Superintendent George Cannon is asking Union Parish residents to pass two taxes that will effect the future of the school system.
    UNION PARISH, La. (KNOE 8 News)- Superintendent George Cannon is asking Union Parish residents to pass two taxes that will effect the future of the school system.
  • Monroe Couple arrested for stealing from employer

    Monroe Couple arrested for stealing from employer

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 7:23 PM EDT2014-04-16 23:23:50 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - KNOE 8 News has learned that Justin and Mary Ewing were employees at Vieux Carre in Monroe.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - KNOE 8 News has learned that Justin and Mary Ewing were employees at Vieux Carre in Monroe.
  • Accused McAllister video leaker resigns

    Accused McAllister video leaker resigns

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 7:22 PM EDT2014-04-16 23:22:39 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - The woman accused of leaking a video of Vance McAllister kissing his wife has resigned.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - The woman accused of leaking a video of Vance McAllister kissing a congressional aide has resigned.
  • Man forces way into home, pepper sprayed & arrested

    Man forces way into home, pepper sprayed & arrested

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 7:20 PM EDT2014-04-16 23:20:35 GMT
    FARMERVILLE, La. (KNOE 8 News) -  A Farmerville man got pepper sprayed and arrested after forcing his way into a woman's home.
    FARMERVILLE, La. (KNOE 8 News) -  A Farmerville man got pepper sprayed and arrested after forcing his way into a woman's home.
  • 28 year Monroe City employee retires

    28 year Monroe City employee retires

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 7:02 PM EDT2014-04-16 23:02:59 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News)-A long time city employee in Monroe is retiring.   Tina Anzalone has worked for the city for 28-years and was Monroe's first Chief of Code Enforcement.      She also started the
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News)-A long time city employee in Monroe is retiring.   Tina Anzalone has worked for the city for 28-years and was Monroe's first Chief of Code Enforcement.      She also started the
  • Hart alleges wife made up kidnap story

    Hart alleges wife made up kidnap story

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 5:55 PM EDT2014-04-16 21:55:36 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A new development in the case against businessman Dean Hart Jr. Wednesday.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A new development in the case against businessman Dean Hart Jr. Wednesday.
  • Grambling students to hold vigil in honor of dead student

    Grambling students to hold vigil in honor of dead student

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 3:19 PM EDT2014-04-16 19:19:53 GMT
    GRAMBLING, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Students at Grambling State University will hold a vigil in honor of Alexandria Shelton on campus.
    GRAMBLING, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Students at Grambling State University will hold a vigil in honor of Alexandria Shelton on campus.
  • Wednesday notes from the legislature

    Wednesday notes from the legislature

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 2:50 PM EDT2014-04-16 18:50:16 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - Students at poor-performing public schools could have the possibility of switching to higher-performing schools.
    BATON ROUGE, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - Students at poor-performing public schools could have the possibility of switching to higher-performing schools.
  • ULM voted most underrated by Business Insider

    ULM voted most underrated by Business Insider

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 2:28 PM EDT2014-04-16 18:28:45 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - The University of Louisiana at Monroe has been ranked by BusinessInsider.com as Louisiana's "most underrated" college.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - The University of Louisiana at Monroe has been ranked by BusinessInsider.com as Louisiana's "most underrated" college.
  • Sections of Interstate 540 and U.S. 71 to be dubbed Interstate 49

    Sections of Interstate 540 and U.S. 71 to be dubbed Interstate 49

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 1:24 PM EDT2014-04-16 17:24:13 GMT
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - Arkansas highway officials say the federal government has given it permission to label portions of a western Arkansas interstate highway as I-49.
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - Arkansas highway officials say the federal government has given it permission to label portions of a western Arkansas interstate highway as I-49.
  • Fight between step-brothers becomes deadly

    Fight between step-brothers becomes deadly

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 1:07 PM EDT2014-04-16 17:07:48 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - East Baton Rouge Parish sheriff's deputies say an altercation between two step-brothers turned deadly with one shooting the other.
    BATON ROUGE, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - East Baton Rouge Parish sheriff's deputies say an altercation between two step-brothers turned deadly with one shooting the other.
  • Covington skateboard ban voted down

    Covington skateboard ban voted down

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 1:06 PM EDT2014-04-16 17:06:05 GMT
    COVINGTON, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - An ordinance that would have limited skateboarding in Covington was voted down by the City Council.
    COVINGTON, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - An ordinance that would have limited skateboarding in Covington was voted down by the City Council.
  • 3 rescued from ship taking on water in New Orleans

    3 rescued from ship taking on water in New Orleans

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 12:13 PM EDT2014-04-16 16:13:43 GMT
    NEW ORLEANS (KNOE 8 News/AP) - The owner of a tow boat that grounded in Lake Pontchartrain says waves pushed by a passing storm front broke a line connecting the vessel and a barge it was pushing. Todd
    NEW ORLEANS (KNOE 8 News/AP) - The owner of a tow boat that grounded in Lake Pontchartrain says waves pushed by a passing storm front broke a line.
  • Supreme Court rejects appeal of prisoner

    Supreme Court rejects appeal of prisoner

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 12:11 PM EDT2014-04-16 16:11:42 GMT
    HOUMA, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - The Louisiana Supreme Court rejected an appeal from a Chauvin man serving life in Angola Prison after he was convicted of killing a 10-month-old boy in 2007.
    HOUMA, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - The Louisiana Supreme Court rejected an appeal from a Chauvin man serving life in Angola Prison after he was convicted of killing a 10-month-old boy in 2007.
  • Tangipahoa deputy fatally shoots man

    Tangipahoa deputy fatally shoots man

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 12:09 PM EDT2014-04-16 16:09:58 GMT
    HAMMOND, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - State police say a Tangipahoa Parish deputy shot and killed a man near Hammond in what started as a report of a domestic disturbance.
    HAMMOND, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - State police say a Tangipahoa Parish deputy shot and killed a man near Hammond in what started as a report of a domestic disturbance.
  • Sorrento still with police chief and department

    Sorrento still with police chief and department

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 10:39 AM EDT2014-04-16 14:39:51 GMT
    SORRENTO, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - Efforts to revitalize the Sorrento Police Department seem to be stagnating while the police chief's position sits vacant.
    SORRENTO, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - Efforts to revitalize the Sorrento Police Department seem to be stagnating while the police chief's position sits vacant.
  • Program for widening roads to begin in Arkansas

    Program for widening roads to begin in Arkansas

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 10:35 AM EDT2014-04-16 14:35:34 GMT
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - The Arkansas Highway Commission and the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department will officially begin a highway construction program.
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - The Arkansas Highway Commission and the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department will officially begin a highway construction program.
  • Natchez man pleads guilty to fraud

    Natchez man pleads guilty to fraud

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 10:32 AM EDT2014-04-16 14:32:47 GMT
    NATCHEZ, Miss. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - A 46-year-old Natchez man has pleaded guilty to swindling several buyers out of money for headstones.
    NATCHEZ, Miss. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - A 46-year-old Natchez man has pleaded guilty to swindling several buyers out of money for headstones.
  • McAllister cancels all events during Easter break

    McAllister cancels all events during Easter break

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 10:24 AM EDT2014-04-16 14:24:54 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - Republican U.S. Rep. Vance McAllister says he intends to steer clear of public events until he returns to Washington at the end of Congress' Easter break.
    BATON ROUGE, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - Republican U.S. Rep. Vance McAllister says he intends to steer clear of public events until he returns to Washington at the end of Congress' Easter break.
  • House kills anti-sodomy law

    House kills anti-sodomy law

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 10:23 AM EDT2014-04-16 14:23:33 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - The Louisiana House has overwhelmingly rejected a repeal of the state's unconstitutional anti-sodomy law.
    BATON ROUGE, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - The Louisiana House has overwhelmingly rejected a repeal of the state's unconstitutional anti-sodomy law.
  • Speed trap bill dies in legislature

    Speed trap bill dies in legislature

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 10:22 AM EDT2014-04-16 14:22:05 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - Louisiana won't have any officially labeled "speed traps."
    BATON ROUGE, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - Louisiana won't have any officially labeled "speed traps."
  • Louisiana College names interim president

    Louisiana College names interim president

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 10:12 AM EDT2014-04-16 14:12:32 GMT
    PINEVILLE, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - Louisiana College has named an interim president after moving President Joe Aguillard into an emeritus role.
    PINEVILLE, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - Louisiana College has named an interim president after moving President Joe Aguillard into an emeritus role.
  • Notes from Louisiana legislature

    Notes from Louisiana legislature

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 10:11 AM EDT2014-04-16 14:11:21 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - An effort to force a 10 percent cut on state agencies' spending on consulting and professional services contracts received the support Tuesday of the House Appropriations Committee.
    BATON ROUGE, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - An effort to force a 10 percent cut on state agencies' spending on consulting and professional services contracts received the support Tuesday of the House Appropriations Committee.
  • Monroe City School Board approves bid for new turf

    Monroe City School Board approves bid for new turf

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 11:39 PM EDT2014-04-16 03:39:09 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - The Monroe City School Board has approved a bid for laying turf for three of its high schools.At Tuesday night's meeting, the board approved a $5.4 million dollar bid for Hellas
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - The Monroe City School Board has approved a bid for laying turf for three of its high schools.
  • Community divided on charter school funding

    Community divided on charter school funding

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 11:20 PM EDT2014-04-16 03:20:17 GMT
    BASTROP, La. (KNOE 8 NEWS) - Residents in the Beekman Taxing District, located in Morehouse Parish, gathered to discuss a new proposed tax on the ballot for May.
    BASTROP, La. (KNOE 8 NEWS) - Residents in the Beekman Taxing District located in Morehouse Parish gathered to discuss a new proposed tax on the ballot for May.
  • Monroe City Schools adds more upgrades with new turf

    Monroe City Schools adds more upgrades with new turf

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 7:49 PM EDT2014-04-15 23:49:43 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News)- The grass fields will no longer be mowed, painted over or played on at the three Monroe City high schools come fall.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News)- The grass fields will no longer be mowed, painted over or played on at the three Monroe City high schools come fall.
  • Runner prepares for this years Boston Marathon

    Runner prepares for this years Boston Marathon

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 7:03 PM EDT2014-04-15 23:03:21 GMT
    While many are in Boston for the ceremonies, locals here in Monroe that ran the marathon last year are remembering too. Michael Anderson isn't only wearing his jacket from the race last year and a ribbon.
    While many are in Boston for the ceremonies, locals here in Monroe that ran the marathon last year are remembering too. Michael Anderson isn't only wearing his jacket from the race last year and a ribbon.
  • Thieves make off with mowers

    Thieves make off with mowers

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 6:55 PM EDT2014-04-15 22:55:57 GMT
    WINN PARISH, La. (KNOE 8 News) - The Winn Parish Sheriff's Office is asking for help locating the suspects who stole riding lawnmowers from a hardware store.
    WINN PARISH, La. (KNOE 8 News) - The Winn Parish Sheriff's Office is asking for help locating the suspects who stole riding lawnmowers from a hardware store.
  • McAllister camp finally speaks

    McAllister camp finally speaks

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 4:20 PM EDT2014-04-15 20:20:37 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - KNOE 8 News has received official word from Congressman Vance McAllister's office that he will return to Washington, D.C.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - KNOE 8 News has received official word from Congressman Vance McAllister's office that he will return to Washington, D.C.
  • Vitter dodges interview at Monroe Chamber Meeting

    Vitter dodges interview at Monroe Chamber Meeting

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 2:44 PM EDT2014-04-15 18:44:07 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Senator David Vitter avoided a one on one interview with KNOE 8 News on Wednesday at a Monroe Chamber of Commerce Luncheon.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Senator David Vitter avoided a one on one interview with KNOE 8 News on Wednesday at a Monroe Chamber of Commerce Luncheon.
  • Hearing postponed in Sharper case

    Hearing postponed in Sharper case

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 1:20 PM EDT2014-04-15 17:20:10 GMT
    LOS ANGELES (KNOE 8 News/AP) - A judge in Los Angeles has postponed a hearing on rape charges against former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper.
    LOS ANGELES (KNOE 8 News/AP) - A judge in Los Angeles has postponed a hearing on rape charges against former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper.
  • Law enforcement looking for suspect in human trafficking case

    Law enforcement looking for suspect in human trafficking case

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 1:08 PM EDT2014-04-15 17:08:00 GMT
    BATON ROUGE (KNOE 8 News) – Investigators from the Louisiana State Police Special Victims Unit are seeking the public's assistance locating Emmanuel Bailey.
    BATON ROUGE (KNOE 8 News) – Investigators from the Louisiana State Police Special Victims Unit are seeking the public's assistance locating Emmanuel Bailey (B/M age 21) of Fort Smith, Arkansas wanted on charges of Human Trafficking.
  • Solemn tributes at Boston Marathon bombing anniversary

    Solemn tributes at Boston Marathon bombing anniversary

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 1:01 PM EDT2014-04-15 17:01:23 GMT
    BOSTON (KNOE 8 News/AP) - A tribute is underway in Boston for those killed and injured in the bombings at the finish line of the Boston Marathon a year ago.
    BOSTON (KNOE 8 News/AP) - A tribute is underway in Boston for those killed and injured in the bombings at the finish line of the Boston Marathon a year ago.
  • Detroit makes deal with retired police and firefighters

    Detroit makes deal with retired police and firefighters

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 12:55 PM EDT2014-04-15 16:55:43 GMT
    DETROIT (KNOE 8 News/AP) - The city of Detroit has reached a deal with retired police officers and firefighters that would preserve current pensions.
    DETROIT (KNOE 8 News/AP) - The city of Detroit has reached a deal with retired police officers and firefighters that would preserve current pensions.
  • Drivers could choose if they want REAL ID

    Drivers could choose if they want REAL ID

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 12:50 PM EDT2014-04-15 16:50:36 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - Louisiana driver's licenses could move in line with a federal identification law.
    BATON ROUGE, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - Louisiana driver's licenses could move in line with a federal identification law
  • Gunfire at Ukrainian airport

    Gunfire at Ukrainian airport

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 12:48 PM EDT2014-04-15 16:48:44 GMT
    IZYUM, Ukraine (KNOE 8 News/AP) - An Associated Press reporter has heard heavy gunfire at an airport in eastern Ukraine after the government sent in army troops.
    IZYUM, Ukraine (KNOE 8 News/AP) - An Associated Press reporter has heard heavy gunfire at an airport in eastern Ukraine after the government sent in army troops.
  • Regional health group expands into more parishes

    Regional health group expands into more parishes

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 12:35 PM EDT2014-04-15 16:35:32 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - Northeast Delta Human Services Authority has joined efforts with Franklin Parish Hospital Service District No. 1 and Morehouse Community Medical Centers.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - Northeast Delta Human Services Authority has joined efforts with Franklin Parish Hospital Service District No. 1 and Morehouse Community Medical Centers.
  • Inmate faces charges of spill fraud

    Inmate faces charges of spill fraud

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 12:12 PM EDT2014-04-15 16:12:01 GMT
    GULFPORT, Miss. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - Federal authorities say a 40-year-old man has been indicted on fraud charges involving more than $47,000 he received in oil-spill recovery money.
    GULFPORT, Miss. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - Federal authorities say a 40-year-old man has been indicted on fraud charges involving more than $47,000 he received in oil-spill recovery money.
  • Man fleeing from police drowns

    Man fleeing from police drowns

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 12:10 PM EDT2014-04-15 16:10:33 GMT
    GONZALES, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - The Ascension Parish Coroner's Office says the autopsy of a man who drowned last week in Bayou Francois while running from police turned up no evidence of injury.
    GONZALES, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - The Ascension Parish Coroner's Office says the autopsy of a man who drowned last week in Bayou Francois while running from police turned up no evidence that the man had been injured by officers.
  • Scott man pleads in federal housing probe

    Scott man pleads in federal housing probe

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 12:06 PM EDT2014-04-15 16:06:49 GMT
    LAFAYETTE, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - A Scott businessman has pleaded guilty to failing to report a conspiracy to award Opelousas Housing Authority construction bids to his company.
    LAFAYETTE, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - A Scott businessman has pleaded guilty to failing to report a conspiracy to award Opelousas Housing Authority construction bids to his company.
  • Man charged with death of prisoner

    Man charged with death of prisoner

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 12:05 PM EDT2014-04-15 16:05:20 GMT
    LAKE CHARLES, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - A man alleged to have killed another man in jail has pleaded not guilty in state district court.
    LAKE CHARLES, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - A man alleged to have killed another man in jail has pleaded not guilty in state district court.
  • Westwego renews red light camera contract

    Westwego renews red light camera contract

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 11:53 AM EDT2014-04-15 15:53:59 GMT
    WESTWEGO, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - Westwego's City Council has voted to extend the city's contract with Redflex Traffic Systems.
    WESTWEGO, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - Westwego's City Council has voted to extend the city's contract with Redflex Traffic Systems.
  • Ark. police officer fired after arrest

    Ark. police officer fired after arrest

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 11:49 AM EDT2014-04-15 15:49:15 GMT
    GUY, Ark. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - The Guy Police Department has fired a part-time police officer after he was arrested last week on suspicion of Internet stalking of a child.
    GUY, Ark. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - The Guy Police Department has fired a part-time police officer after he was arrested last week on suspicion of Internet stalking of a child.
  • Deep water thwarts plane search

    Deep water thwarts plane search

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 10:27 AM EDT2014-04-15 14:27:34 GMT
    PERTH, Australia (KNOE 8 News/AP) - The robotic submarine hunting for the missing Malaysian jet has had its first mission cut short.
    PERTH, Australia (KNOE 8 News/AP) - The robotic submarine hunting for the missing Malaysian jet has had its first mission cut short.
  • Texting causes truck-bus crash

    Texting causes truck-bus crash

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 10:21 AM EDT2014-04-15 14:21:48 GMT
    GILLIS, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - An accident involving a Calcasieu Parish school bus and a pickup truck sent one student and the bus driver to the hospital.
    GILLIS, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - An accident involving a Calcasieu Parish school bus and a pickup truck sent one student and the bus driver to the hospital.
  • Coca-Cola's profits fall

    Coca-Cola's profits fall

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 10:19 AM EDT2014-04-15 14:19:47 GMT
    NEW YORK (KNOE 8 News/AP) - Coca-Cola's first-quarter profit fell nearly 8 percent.
    NEW YORK (KNOE 8 News/AP) - Coca-Cola's first-quarter profit fell nearly 8 percent.
  • Shelton dies of accidental drowning

    Shelton dies of accidental drowning

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 10:17 AM EDT2014-04-15 14:17:37 GMT
    LAFAYETTE, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - Lafayette authorities have ruled out foul play in the death of a 21-year-old woman whose body was found in Girard Park over the weekend.
    LAFAYETTE, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - Lafayette authorities have ruled out foul play in the death of a 21-year-old woman whose body was found in Girard Park over the weekend.
  • Tax deadline

    Tax deadline

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 9:51 AM EDT2014-04-15 13:51:49 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) -Nolan Crane spoke with people who waited up until the last minute to go to the post office to pay their taxes.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) -Nolan Crane spoke with people who waited up until the last minute to go to the post office to pay their taxes. He also tells us what you can do to file an extension if you miss the deadline.
  • Monroe’s hidden gem

    Monroe’s hidden gem

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 9:36 AM EDT2014-04-15 13:36:04 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) -Nolan Crane was given an exclusive tour of The Poolside Shop and shows us a rare piece of the city's history that has been hidden for several decades.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) -Earlier this year Monroe businessman Michael Echols bought The Poolside Shop and the Southern Hardware Supply Company buildings in downtown Monroe. Nolan Crane was given an exclusive tour of the buildings. He shows us a rare piece of the city's history that has been hidden for several decades.
  • Tallulah holds mayoral forum

    Tallulah holds mayoral forum

    Monday, April 14 2014 11:29 PM EDT2014-04-15 03:29:44 GMT
    TALLULAH, La. (KNOE 8 News) - In Tallulah, six of the eight candidates vying for the late Mayor Eddie Beckwith's position participated in a mayoral forum.
    TALLULAH, La. (KNOE 8 News) - In Tallulah, six of the eight candidates vying for the late Mayor Eddie Beckwith's position participated in a mayoral forum.
  • Notes from the legislature

    Notes from the legislature

    Monday, April 14 2014 7:39 PM EDT2014-04-14 23:39:18 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - A Kenner lawmaker is back with his attempt to reduce the number of incidents of dogs falling or jumping from the back of moving vehicles.
    BATON ROUGE, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - A Kenner lawmaker is back with his attempt to reduce the number of incidents of dogs falling or jumping from the back of moving vehicles.
  • McAllister plans to stay in office according to report

    McAllister plans to stay in office according to report

    Monday, April 14 2014 7:36 PM EDT2014-04-14 23:36:03 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - An organizer says Republican U.S. Rep. Vance McAllister canceled an appearance before a tea party group as he continues to stay out of sight.
    BATON ROUGE, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - An organizer says Republican U.S. Rep. Vance McAllister canceled an appearance before a tea party group as he continues to stay out of sight.
  • Convicted felon found with tactical style weapons

    Convicted felon found with tactical style weapons

    Monday, April 14 2014 7:33 PM EDT2014-04-14 23:33:59 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - On 4/11/14 the Special Crimes Apprehension Team SCAT conducted an investigation at 158 Mill Creek Rd.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - On 4/11/14 the Special Crimes Apprehension Team SCAT conducted an investigation at 158 Mill Creek Rd.
  • Election Results - April 05 2014

    Election Results - April 05 2014

    Saturday, April 5 2014 11:28 PM EDT2014-04-06 03:28:53 GMT
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    Election Results for April 05, 2014.
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  • Monroe Couple arrested for stealing from employer

    Monroe Couple arrested for stealing from employer

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 7:23 PM EDT2014-04-16 23:23:50 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - KNOE 8 News has learned that Justin and Mary Ewing were employees at Vieux Carre in Monroe.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - KNOE 8 News has learned that Justin and Mary Ewing were employees at Vieux Carre in Monroe.
  • Man smothered crying child over video game

    Man smothered crying child over video game

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    HOMOSASSA, Fla. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - Sheriff's deputies in north Florida say a man suffocated his young, crying son so he could play video games.
    HOMOSASSA, Fla. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - Sheriff's deputies in north Florida say a man suffocated his young, crying son so he could play video games.
  • Man arrested for sex crimes

    Man arrested for sex crimes

    Friday, April 18 2014 11:47 AM EDT2014-04-18 15:47:18 GMT
    DENHAM SPRINGS, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - The state Attorney General's Office says a 44-year-old Denham Springs man has been arrested and accused of multiple sex crimes against children.
    DENHAM SPRINGS, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - The state Attorney General's Office says a 44-year-old Denham Springs man has been arrested and accused of multiple sex crimes against children.
  • GSU remembers Alexandria Shelton

    GSU remembers Alexandria Shelton

    Thursday, April 17 2014 7:47 PM EDT2014-04-17 23:47:50 GMT
    GRAMBLING, La. (KNOE 8 News)- As the band played Ole Grambling, students said goodbye.  
    GRAMBLING, La. (KNOE 8 News)- As the band played Ole Grambling, students said goodbye.  
  • Indictment without bail in Dean Hart case

    Indictment without bail in Dean Hart case

    Thursday, April 17 2014 4:10 PM EDT2014-04-17 20:10:57 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A grand jury has returned a true bill indictment in the Dean Hart Jr. case.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A grand jury has returned a true bill indictment in the Dean Hart Jr. case.
  • Deputies: Man kills wife, son; car found on bridge

    Deputies: Man kills wife, son; car found on bridge

    Thursday, April 17 2014 12:53 PM EDT2014-04-17 16:53:10 GMT
    GONZALES, La. (AP) - Ascension Parish deputies are searching for a man who may have jumped off a Mississippi River bridge after shooting and killing his wife and son.
    GONZALES, La. (AP) - Ascension Parish deputies are searching for a man who may have jumped off a Mississippi River bridge after shooting and killing his wife and son.
  • Accused McAllister video leaker resigns

    Accused McAllister video leaker resigns

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 7:22 PM EDT2014-04-16 23:22:39 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - The woman accused of leaking a video of Vance McAllister kissing his wife has resigned.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - The woman accused of leaking a video of Vance McAllister kissing a congressional aide has resigned.
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    MONROE, La., (KNOE 8 News) - Easter egging will be beginning Thursday and running at least through Saturday.
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