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  • Zoo hosts annual Easter Eggstravaganza

    Zoo hosts annual Easter Eggstravaganza

    Zoo hosts annual Easter Eggstravaganza

    Saturday, April 19 2014 6:03 PM EDT2014-04-19 22:03:20 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - On Saturday, the Louisiana Purchase Gardens and Zoo hid more than 20,000 eggs for the annual Easter Eggstravaganza.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - On Saturday, the Louisiana Purchase Gardens and Zoo hid more than 20,000 eggs for the annual Easter Eggstravaganza.
  • Fire destroys home, being called suspicious

    Fire destroys home, being called suspicious

    Fire destroys home, being called suspicious

    Saturday, April 19 2014 5:54 PM EDT2014-04-19 21:54:37 GMT
    CALHOUN, La. (KNOE 8 News) - An early morning fire on Saturday that sent two to the hospital destroyed a Calhoun family's home. Giving little details into the investigation, crews are calling the fire suspicious. And police and investigators are getting two different stories.
    CALHOUN, La. (KNOE 8 News) - An early morning fire on Saturday that sent two to the hospital destroyed a Calhoun family's home. Giving little details into the investigation, crews are calling the fire suspicious. And police and investigators are getting two different stories.
  • Melville man dies in St. Landry accident

    Melville man dies in St. Landry accident

    Saturday, April 19 2014 5:05 PM EDT2014-04-19 21:05:16 GMT
    OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) - A 27-year-old Melville man has died in a St. Landry Parish highway accident. State police say it happened early Friday on Louisiana Highway 105, north of Melville.
    OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) - A 27-year-old Melville man has died in a St. Landry Parish highway accident. State police say it happened early Friday on Louisiana Highway 105, north of Melville.
  • Columbia woman arrested for operating meth lab

    Columbia woman arrested for operating meth lab

    Saturday, April 19 2014 4:04 PM EDT2014-04-19 20:04:09 GMT
    COLUMBIA, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A Caldwell Parish woman was arrested Friday night for operating a meth lab.
    COLUMBIA, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A Caldwell Parish woman was arrested Friday night for operating a meth lab.
  • Hollywood action in Monroe

    Hollywood action in Monroe

    Friday, April 18 2014 11:43 PM EDT2014-04-19 03:43:18 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News)- Monroe is getting a taste of Hollywood action.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News)- Monroe is getting a taste of Hollywood action.
  • Accused McAllister video leaker resigns

    Accused McAllister video leaker resigns

    Friday, April 18 2014 10:31 PM EDT2014-04-19 02:31:24 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.
  • Autopsy release in officer involved shooting in Ruston

    Autopsy release in officer involved shooting in Ruston

    Friday, April 18 2014 8:12 PM EDT2014-04-19 00:12:53 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - An autopsy is released in the officer involved shooting that happened in Ruston back in February.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - An autopsy is released in the officer involved shooting that happened in Ruston back in February.
  • Cypress Inn shut down due to structural issues

    Cypress Inn shut down due to structural issues

    Friday, April 18 2014 7:58 PM EDT2014-04-18 23:58:50 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A Monroe landmark restaurant is closed by the state of Louisiana.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A Monroe landmark restaurant is closed by the state of Louisiana.
  • 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.
  • 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
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