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    Today's Highlight in History:

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 9:55 AM EDT2014-09-02 13:55:37 GMT
    (AP)- On September 2, 1945, Japan formally surrendered in ceremonies aboard the USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay, ending World War II.
    (AP)- On September 2, 1945, Japan formally surrendered in ceremonies aboard the USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay, ending World War II.
  • Penn State student gains rep as squirrel whisperer

    Penn State student gains rep as squirrel whisperer

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 9:53 AM EDT2014-09-02 13:53:14 GMT
    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - A Penn State student is gaining an Internet reputation as a "squirrel whisperer" for befriending, feeding and dressing up a furry little friend she has named "Sneezy."
    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - A Penn State student is gaining an Internet reputation as a "squirrel whisperer" for befriending, feeding and dressing up a furry little friend she has named "Sneezy."
  • Halliburton reaches $1.1B oil spill settlement

    Halliburton reaches $1.1B oil spill settlement

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 9:49 AM EDT2014-09-02 13:49:56 GMT
    HOUSTON (AP) - Halliburton says it has agreed to pay $1.1 billion to settle a substantial portion of plaintiff claims arising from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
    HOUSTON (AP) - Halliburton says it has agreed to pay $1.1 billion to settle a substantial portion of plaintiff claims arising from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
  • Red Cross restructuring board members protest

    Red Cross restructuring board members protest

    Monday, September 1 2014 10:35 PM EDT2014-09-02 02:35:01 GMT
    STERLINGTON, La. (KNOE 8 News)- Some big changed are underway at the American Red Cross. The northeast Louisiana chapter is losing four positions because of national restructuring. Local Red Cross Executive Director Anne Patten, a 26- year veteran was one of the four employees cut. She says thee National Red Cross
    STERLINGTON, La. (KNOE 8 News)- Some big changed are underway at the American Red Cross. The northeast Louisiana chapter is losing four positions because of national restructuring. Local Red Cross Executive Director Anne Patten, a 26- year veteran was one of the four employees cut. She says thee National Red Cross
  • Man snatches purse of 75 year old woman at Glenwood Hospital

    Man snatches purse of 75 year old woman at Glenwood Hospital

    Monday, September 1 2014 10:13 PM EDT2014-09-02 02:13:05 GMT
    WEST MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A West Monroe man was arrest early Monday morning for snatching the purse of a victim over 65 years old.
    WEST MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A West Monroe man was arrest early Monday morning for snatching the purse of a victim over 65 years old.
  • Abortion law effective today, temporarily lifted for physicians that are in compliance

    Abortion law effective today, temporarily lifted for physicians that are in compliance

    Monday, September 1 2014 10:04 PM EDT2014-09-02 02:04:54 GMT
    MONROE, La (KNOE 8 News)- The never ending fight over abortion continues.
    MONROE, La (KNOE 8 News)- The never ending fight over abortion continues.
  • Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office benefits from Cottonland Cluster Dog Show

    Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office benefits from Cottonland Cluster Dog Show

    Monday, September 1 2014 8:04 PM EDT2014-09-02 00:04:05 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Dogs from all over the country were taking over the Monroe Civic Center this weekend for the 42nd annual Cottonland Cluster Dog Show.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Dogs from all over the country were taking over the Monroe Civic Center this weekend for the 42nd annual Cottonland Cluster Dog Show.
  • Crime and travel down this Labor Day weekend

    Crime and travel down this Labor Day weekend

    Monday, September 1 2014 8:02 PM EDT2014-09-02 00:02:41 GMT
    MONROE, La (KNOE 8 NEWS) - Despite traffic on the roadway, Louisiana State Police said it's been rather slow.
    MONROE, La (KNOE 8 NEWS) - Despite traffic on the roadway, Louisiana State Police said it's been rather slow.
  • Man accused of stabbing his nephew

    Man accused of stabbing his nephew

    Monday, September 1 2014 4:10 PM EDT2014-09-01 20:10:07 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Monroe Police have arrested a Monroe man for stabbing his nephew. Police say the Donald Ray Myles and victim got into an altercation Thursday night around 10:30. Police say Myles stabbed the victim with a steak knife, and then the victim was rushed to the hospital. 
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Monroe Police have arrested a Monroe man for stabbing his nephew. Police say the Donald Ray Myles and victim got into an altercation Thursday night around 10:30. Police say Myles stabbed the victim with a steak knife, and then the victim was rushed to the hospital. 
  • Two suspects wanted for armed robbery

    Two suspects wanted for armed robbery

    Monday, September 1 2014 12:07 PM EDT2014-09-01 16:07:03 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Monroe police are looking for two suspects that robbed a Kangaroo convenient store. Police say two black males entered the store, located at 4320 Desaird Street, around 3:15 Friday morning. They say the suspects robbed the store at gun point and police were able to able to get a photo of one suspect. That suspect is described as a younger black male over six feet and it appears he is wearing a Neville sweatshirt. He is considered armed and dangerous. 
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Monroe police are looking for two suspects that robbed a Kangaroo convenient store. Police say two black males entered the store, located at 4320 Desaird Street, around 3:15 Friday morning. They say the suspects robbed the store at gun point and police were able to able to get a photo of one suspect. That suspect is described as a younger black male over six feet and it appears he is wearing a Neville sweatshirt. He is considered armed and dangerous. 
  • US judge blocks enforcement of new La abortion law

    US judge blocks enforcement of new La abortion law

    Monday, September 1 2014 12:02 AM EDT2014-09-01 04:02:42 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A federal judge has temporarily blocked enforcement of Louisiana's restrictive new abortion law.
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A federal judge has temporarily blocked enforcement of Louisiana's restrictive new abortion law.
  • Taking a tour at Poverty Point

    Taking a tour at Poverty Point

    Sunday, August 31 2014 6:41 PM EDT2014-08-31 22:41:37 GMT
    POVERTY POINT, La. (KNOE 8 News) - It's one of the oldest historical sites in North America. And just a few months ago, Poverty Point, became a world heritage site, putting it in the same classification as the Great Wall of China and Egyptian pyramids. And although many have heard of Poverty Point, not everyone has gotten the chance to visit it. 
    POVERTY POINT, La. (KNOE 8 News) - It's one of the oldest historical sites in North America. And just a few months ago, Poverty Point, became a world heritage site, putting it in the same classification as the Great Wall of China and Egyptian pyramids. And although many have heard of Poverty Point, not everyone has gotten the chance to visit it. 
  • Miss Louisiana leaves for Miss America

    Miss Louisiana leaves for Miss America

    Sunday, August 31 2014 6:39 PM EDT2014-08-31 22:39:38 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - On Saturday, Miss Louisiana Lacey Sanchez left the Monroe Regional Airport in hopes of becoming the next Miss America. Sanchez says she's been preparing for this competition by working with a personal trainer, a talent coach and holding mock interviews She says she is excited and ready to compete. But her first stop isn't Atlantic City. .
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - On Saturday, Miss Louisiana Lacey Sanchez left the Monroe Regional Airport in hopes of becoming the next Miss America. Sanchez says she's been preparing for this competition by working with a personal trainer, a talent coach and holding mock interviews She says she is excited and ready to compete. But her first stop isn't Atlantic City. .
  • Black bear plays hide-and-seek in Winnsboro

    Black bear plays hide-and-seek in Winnsboro

    Sunday, August 31 2014 3:16 PM EDT2014-08-31 19:16:24 GMT
    WINNSBORO, La. (KNOE 8 News) - One KNOE viewer sent in some cute video of what looks to be a Louisiana Black Bear hanging out in a rice field.
    WINNSBORO, La. (KNOE 8 News) - One KNOE viewer sent in some cute video of what looks to be a Louisiana Black Bear hanging out in a rice field.
  • Louisiana police arrest man in Montana killing

    Louisiana police arrest man in Montana killing

    Sunday, August 31 2014 3:06 PM EDT2014-08-31 19:06:59 GMT
    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Shreveport police say a two-day manhunt has brought the arrest of a 27-year-old man accused in Montana of killing a homeless man.
    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Shreveport police say a two-day manhunt has brought the arrest of a 27-year-old man accused in Montana of killing a homeless man.
  • San Antonio man shoots two children during domestic dispute

    San Antonio man shoots two children during domestic dispute

    Sunday, August 31 2014 2:47 PM EDT2014-08-31 18:47:50 GMT
    SAN ANTONIO, Tx. (KENS) - A shooting in southeast San Antonio left two children riddled with gunshot wounds Saturday.
    SAN ANTONIO, Tx. (KENS) - A shooting in southeast San Antonio left two children riddled with gunshot wounds Saturday.
  • BR Police: officer shot man who tried to take gun

    BR Police: officer shot man who tried to take gun

    Sunday, August 31 2014 2:41 PM EDT2014-08-31 18:41:03 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Baton Rouge police Cpl. Don Coppola Jr. says an officer shot and critically wounded a man who allegedly tried to grab the officer's gun while threatening his life.
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Baton Rouge police Cpl. Don Coppola Jr. says an officer shot and critically wounded a man who allegedly tried to grab the officer's gun while threatening his life.
  • No update on Joan Rivers' condition, hospital says

    No update on Joan Rivers' condition, hospital says

    Sunday, August 31 2014 2:34 PM EDT2014-08-31 18:34:34 GMT
    NEW YORK (AP) - Joan Rivers remains hospitalized three days after going into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office in New York City.
    NEW YORK (AP) - Joan Rivers remains hospitalized three days after going into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office in New York City.
  • Strong earthquake aftershock shakes Napa Valley

    Strong earthquake aftershock shakes Napa Valley

    Sunday, August 31 2014 2:32 PM EDT2014-08-31 18:32:12 GMT
    NAPA, Calif. (AP) - A significant aftershock from last weekend's magnitude-6.0 earthquake has rattled Northern California's wine country.
    NAPA, Calif. (AP) - A significant aftershock from last weekend's magnitude-6.0 earthquake has rattled Northern California's wine country.
  • Ex-candidate sues regarding US Sen Landrieu's residency

    Ex-candidate sues regarding US Sen Landrieu's residency

    Sunday, August 31 2014 2:29 PM EDT2014-08-31 18:29:05 GMT
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Former challenger Paul Hollis has sued Democratic U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu, contending that she cannot represent Louisiana because she lives full-time in Washington.
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Former challenger Paul Hollis has sued Democratic U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu, contending that she cannot represent Louisiana because she lives full-time in Washington.
  • Militia says it 'secured' US compound in Libya

    Militia says it 'secured' US compound in Libya

    Sunday, August 31 2014 12:17 PM EDT2014-08-31 16:17:51 GMT
    TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — The Islamist-allied militia group in control of Libya's capital has "secured" a U.S. Embassy residential compound there, more than a month after American personnel evacuated from the country over ongoing fighting, one of its commanders said Sunday.
    TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — The Islamist-allied militia group in control of Libya's capital has "secured" a U.S. Embassy residential compound there, more than a month after American personnel evacuated from the country over ongoing fighting, one of its commanders said Sunday.
  • Monroe experiences flooding

    Monroe experiences flooding

    Saturday, August 30 2014 7:22 PM EDT2014-08-30 23:22:29 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - With the rains, some people are getting out the sandbags and avoiding low lying areas. The city of Monroe has put in thousands of dollars to combat the flooding problem, but some Monroe residents say relief is not coming quick enough.  
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - With the rains, some people are getting out the sandbags and avoiding low lying areas. The city of Monroe has put in thousands of dollars to combat the flooding problem, but some Monroe residents say relief is not coming quick enough.  
  • Two women arrested on conspiracy, fraud and forgery

    Two women arrested on conspiracy, fraud and forgery

    Saturday, August 30 2014 7:21 PM EDT2014-08-30 23:21:06 GMT
    WEST MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Two Monroe women have been arrested for multiple counts of conspiracy, fraud, and forgery. West Monroe Police say former Cash Time employee Kisha Scott allegedly set up several fake accounts in order to get hundreds of dollars from each one.' Police report Mary Mustin helped Scott steal the money.  
    WEST MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Two Monroe women have been arrested for multiple counts of conspiracy, fraud, and forgery. West Monroe Police say former Cash Time employee Kisha Scott allegedly set up several fake accounts in order to get hundreds of dollars from each one.' Police report Mary Mustin helped Scott steal the money.  
  • Police arrest man for stealing meat

    Police arrest man for stealing meat

    Saturday, August 30 2014 7:16 PM EDT2014-08-30 23:16:19 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A Monroe man is behind bars for allegedly stealing meat. Roderick George was arrested at the Walmart in Monroe after he was suspected of stealing several packages of meat. Police say he attempted to fight a security guard with a large metal object that looked like a safety pen. They say George had the object on his key chain. George was arrested for armed robbery and bond is set at $35,000 dollars.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A Monroe man is behind bars for allegedly stealing meat. Roderick George was arrested at the Walmart in Monroe after he was suspected of stealing several packages of meat. Police say he attempted to fight a security guard with a large metal object that looked like a safety pen. They say George had the object on his key chain. George was arrested for armed robbery and bond is set at $35,000 dollars.
  • Aisha Clark running for judge

    Aisha Clark running for judge

    Saturday, August 30 2014 7:14 PM EDT2014-08-30 23:14:09 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - On Saturday, Attorney Aisha Clark announced her candidacy for Monroe City Court Judge Division C. Clark is a Monroe native who graduated from Grambling State University and Southern Law Center in Baton Rouge. She began her law career in New Orleans, post-Katrina, and moved back to Monroe about eight years ago. She currently works as a prosecutor for the city of Monroe. 
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - On Saturday, Attorney Aisha Clark announced her candidacy for Monroe City Court Judge Division C. Clark is a Monroe native who graduated from Grambling State University and Southern Law Center in Baton Rouge. She began her law career in New Orleans, post-Katrina, and moved back to Monroe about eight years ago. She currently works as a prosecutor for the city of Monroe. 
  • La. issues $3 million in toll refunds

    La. issues $3 million in toll refunds

    Saturday, August 30 2014 3:34 PM EDT2014-08-30 19:34:44 GMT
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - More than $3 million in Crescent City Connection toll money has been refunded to account holders, state Treasurer John Kennedy says.
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - More than $3 million in Crescent City Connection toll money has been refunded to account holders, state Treasurer John Kennedy says.
  • Sentencing pending for Lafayette lawyer

    Sentencing pending for Lafayette lawyer

    Saturday, August 30 2014 3:30 PM EDT2014-08-30 19:30:38 GMT
    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Lafayette attorney Daniel James Stanford has been convicted of conspiring to distribute synthetic drugs, conspiring to introduce misbranded drugs into interstate commerce and money laundering charges.
    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Lafayette attorney Daniel James Stanford has been convicted of conspiring to distribute synthetic drugs, conspiring to introduce misbranded drugs into interstate commerce and money laundering charges.
  • Company seeks chief for proposed gas plant

    Company seeks chief for proposed gas plant

    Saturday, August 30 2014 3:26 PM EDT2014-08-30 19:26:47 GMT
    MONKEY ISLAND, La. (AP) - Southern California Telephone Energy executives say they are seeking a president to operate the company's proposed liquid natural gas facility at Monkey Island in Cameron Parish.
    MONKEY ISLAND, La. (AP) - Southern California Telephone Energy executives say they are seeking a president to operate the company's proposed liquid natural gas facility at Monkey Island in Cameron Parish.
  • Unrestrained driver killed In Lincoln Parish

    Unrestrained driver killed In Lincoln Parish

    Saturday, August 30 2014 3:10 PM EDT2014-08-30 19:10:54 GMT
    RUSTON, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A Marion man died this morning after a single vehicle accident in Lincoln Parish.Around 5:45 a.m. Saturday, Louisiana State Police Troop F responded to a crash on Louisiana Highway 33 north of Interstate 20.
    RUSTON, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A Marion man died this morning after a single vehicle accident in Lincoln Parish.Around 5:45 a.m. Saturday, Louisiana State Police Troop F responded to a crash on Louisiana Highway 33 north of Interstate 20.
  • Second arrest made in April 2013 murder

    Second arrest made in April 2013 murder

    Saturday, August 30 2014 3:00 PM EDT2014-08-30 19:00:56 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A second arrest has been made in the April 2013 murder of Steve Brown.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A second arrest has been made in the April 2013 murder of Steve Brown.
  • Katrina evacuees and local vineyard owners remember storm

    Katrina evacuees and local vineyard owners remember storm

    Friday, August 29 2014 11:22 PM EDT2014-08-30 03:22:07 GMT
    WEST MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Nine years after Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast, many evacuees are remembering the storm from their new homes in North Louisiana.
    WEST MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Nine years after Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast, many evacuees are remembering the storm from their new homes in North Louisiana.
  • Archery tournament kicks off in Ouachita Parish

    Archery tournament kicks off in Ouachita Parish

    Friday, August 29 2014 8:58 PM EDT2014-08-30 00:58:41 GMT
    Archery is one of the most watched olympic events and it's taking center stage in West Monroe this weekend. Archery is becoming one of the fastest growing sports in the country .Archers came with bows and arrows in hand, ready to shoot at real life three dimensional target.
    Archery is one of the most watched olympic events and it's taking center stage in West Monroe this weekend. Archery is becoming one of the fastest growing sports in the country .Archers came with bows and arrows in hand, ready to shoot at real life three dimensional target.
  • It's dog eat dog at the Monroe Civic Center

    It's dog eat dog at the Monroe Civic Center

    Friday, August 29 2014 7:51 PM EDT2014-08-29 23:51:51 GMT
    MONROE, La (KNOE 8 NEWS) -- Cotton Land Cluster is hosting a dog show at the Monroe Civic Center this weekend. Dogs of every shape, size and breed will compete to win best in show for their category.
    MONROE, La (KNOE 8 NEWS) -- Cotton Land Cluster is hosting a dog show at the Monroe Civic Center this weekend. Dogs of every shape, size and breed will compete to win best in show for their category.
  • Giving the gift of hair

    Giving the gift of hair

    Friday, August 29 2014 7:39 PM EDT2014-08-29 23:39:10 GMT
    MONROE, La (KNOE 8 NEWS) -- One snip, a foot of hair, and a great cause. Two teachers at Sallie Humble Elementary School got in the hot seat today. They went under the scissors to donate to Wigs for Kids.
    MONROE, La (KNOE 8 NEWS) -- One snip, a foot of hair, and a great cause. Two teachers at Sallie Humble Elementary School got in the hot seat today. They went under the scissors to donate to Wigs for Kids.
  • LSP kicks off "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" campaign

    LSP kicks off "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" campaign

    Friday, August 29 2014 7:25 PM EDT2014-08-29 23:25:23 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News)- This Labor Day weekend traffic will increase tremendously.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News)- This Labor Day weekend traffic will increase tremendously.
  • Monroe City School Board candidate's qualifications in question

    Monroe City School Board candidate's qualifications in question

    Friday, August 29 2014 4:59 PM EDT2014-08-29 20:59:44 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - The residency of candidate Christopher Brown in the Monroe City School Board race is being questioned.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - The residency of candidate Christopher Brown in the Monroe City School Board race is being questioned.
  • Ridgecrest Community Care Center awarded technology grant

    Ridgecrest Community Care Center awarded technology grant

    Friday, August 29 2014 4:50 PM EDT2014-08-29 20:50:52 GMT
    WEST MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News RCCC) – Ridgecrest Community Care Center, a skilled nursing and rehabilitation center, was recently awarded a grant through the Centers for Medicare Medicaid Services (CMS) to purchase a computer package that, among other things, is helping to improve balance, strength, mobility, flexibility and decrease perceived pain in individuals recovering from conditions such as stroke, respiratory illnesses, cardiac events, joint repair or replacement.
    WEST MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News RCCC) – Ridgecrest Community Care Center, a skilled nursing and rehabilitation center, was recently awarded a grant through the Centers for Medicare Medicaid Services (CMS) to purchase a computer package that, among other things, is helping to improve balance, strength, mobility, flexibility and decrease perceived pain in individuals recovering from conditions such as stroke, respiratory illnesses, cardiac events, joint repair or replacement.
  • Ouachita grand jury indicts attempted murder, arson suspect

    Ouachita grand jury indicts attempted murder, arson suspect

    Friday, August 29 2014 4:41 PM EDT2014-08-29 20:41:33 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A Texas man accused of setting fire to his former employer's home in Ouachita Parish has been indicted and is now in the custody of local authorities.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A Texas man accused of setting fire to his former employer's home in Ouachita Parish has been indicted and is now in the custody of local authorities.
  • Louisiana officials notified of JP Morgan Chase data breach

    Louisiana officials notified of JP Morgan Chase data breach

    Friday, August 29 2014 4:40 PM EDT2014-08-29 20:40:14 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (KNOE 8 News LDR) – JPMorgan Chase notified Louisiana officials yesterday that personally identifiable information it holds under contracts with state agencies may have been breached. The company said it does not know if or to what extent information on Louisiana citizens may have been exposed.
    BATON ROUGE, La. (KNOE 8 News LDR) – JPMorgan Chase notified Louisiana officials yesterday that personally identifiable information it holds under contracts with state agencies may have been breached. The company said it does not know if or to what extent information on Louisiana citizens may have been exposed.
  • Union Parish & LSP make two meth arrests

    Union Parish & LSP make two meth arrests

    Friday, August 29 2014 4:10 PM EDT2014-08-29 20:10:04 GMT
    UNION PARISH, La. (KNOE 8 News UPSO) - Union Parish and State Police narcotics agents made two arrests Thursday on methamphetamine-related charges.
    UNION PARISH, La. (KNOE 8 News UPSO) - Union Parish and State Police narcotics agents made two arrests Thursday on methamphetamine-related charges.
  • eULM's educational leadership program ranked in top 25

    eULM's educational leadership program ranked in top 25

    Friday, August 29 2014 4:06 PM EDT2014-08-29 20:06:31 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News ULM) - TheBestSchool.org—an online resource for campus and online education—has ranked the University of Louisiana at Monroe's online master's degree in educational leadership as one of the top programs in the nation based on over 10 different criteria.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News ULM) - TheBestSchool.org—an online resource for campus and online education—has ranked the University of Louisiana at Monroe's online master's degree in educational leadership as one of the top programs in the nation based on over 10 different criteria.
  • Former Presidents to launch Presidential Leadership Scholars Program

    Former Presidents to launch Presidential Leadership Scholars Program

    Friday, August 29 2014 3:16 PM EDT2014-08-29 19:16:28 GMT
    Washinton, DC. (KNOE 8 News &  Media Advisory for Bush and Clinton)- On September 8, 2014, President George W. Bush and President Bill Clinton will announce the launch of the Presidential Leadership Scholars program, a partnership between the presidential centers of George W. Bush, William J. Clinton, George H.W. Bush, and Lyndon B. Johnson.
    Washington, DC. (KNOE 8 News &  Media Advisory for Bush and Clinton)-On September 8, 2014, President George W. Bush and President Bill Clinton will announce the launch of the Presidential Leadership Scholars program, a partnership between the presidential centers of George W. Bush, William J. Clinton, George H.W. Bush, and Lyndon B. Johnson.
  • Cassidy Statement on Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina

    Cassidy Statement on Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina

    Friday, August 29 2014 12:40 PM EDT2014-08-29 16:40:36 GMT
    Washington (KNOE 8 News & Bill Cassidy Campaign)– Today, congressman Bill Cassidy (r-la) released the following statement on the nine year anniversary of hurricane Katrina: “Today we remember when hurricane Katrina struck our coasts and forever changed the lives of countless Louisiana families.
    Washington (KNOE 8 News & Bill Cassidy Campaign)– Today, congressman Bill Cassidy (r-la) released the following statement on the nine year anniversary of hurricane Katrina: “Today we remember when hurricane Katrina struck our coasts and forever changed the lives of countless Louisiana families.
  • Pro-life groups target Sen. Mark Pryor for opposing popular 5 month abortion limit

    Pro-life groups target Sen. Mark Pryor for opposing popular 5 month abortion limit

    Friday, August 29 2014 12:34 PM EDT2014-08-29 16:34:56 GMT
    Washington, D.C.(KNOE 8 News & Summer of Life)– On Friday, August 29, national pro-life groups Susan B. Anthony List, Students for Life of America, Family Research Council Action, and Concerned Women for America will conclude the multi-state “Summer of Life” tour in Little Rock, Arkansas.
    Washington, D.C.(KNOE 8 News & Summer of Life)– On Friday, August 29, national pro-life groups Susan B. Anthony List, Students for Life of America, Family Research Council Action, and Concerned Women for America will conclude the multi-state “Summer of Life” tour in Little Rock, Arkansas.
  • eULM's educational leadership program ranked in nation's top 25

    eULM's educational leadership program ranked in nation's top 25

    Friday, August 29 2014 12:27 PM EDT2014-08-29 16:27:44 GMT
    Monroe, La (KNOE 8 News & ULM)- thebestschool.org- an online resource for campus and online education has ranked the ULM online master's degree in educational leadership as one of the top programs in the nation based on over 10 different criteria.
    Monroe, La (KNOE 8 News & ULM)- thebestschool.org- an online resource for campus and online education has ranked the ULM online master's degree in educational leadership as one of the top programs in the nation based on over 10 different criteria.
  • Regions 3D Archery Tournament in West Monroe This Weekend

    Regions 3D Archery Tournament in West Monroe This Weekend

    Friday, August 29 2014 12:21 PM EDT2014-08-29 16:21:45 GMT
    Monroe & West Monroe, La (KNOE 8 News & Regions 3D Archery Tournament)- The Regions Archery National 3D Championship kicks off this weekend at the Ouachita Parish Rifle Range in West Monroe, Louisiana.
    Monroe & West Monroe, La (KNOE 8 News & Regions 3D Archery Tournament)- The Regions Archery National 3D Championship kicks off this weekend at the Ouachita Parish Rifle Range in West Monroe, Louisiana.
  • Workout for St. Jude offers a fun way to give back

    Workout for St. Jude offers a fun way to give back

    Friday, August 29 2014 12:04 PM EDT2014-08-29 16:04:19 GMT
    North East, La (KNOE 8 News & St. Jude) – Children, families, teams and businesses have the chance to give back to the community while having a great time at the 4th annual “Workout for St. Jude on Saturday, November 1st.
    North East, La (KNOE 8 News & St. Jude) – Children, families, teams and businesses have the chance to give back to the community while having a great time at the 4th annual “Workout for St. Jude on Saturday, November 1st.
  • Entergy plans annual drawdown of Garland Co. lakes

    Entergy plans annual drawdown of Garland Co. lakes

    Friday, August 29 2014 11:58 AM EDT2014-08-29 15:58:05 GMT
    HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) - Entergy Arkansas says the annual drawdowns of water levels in Lake Hamilton and Lake Catherine will begin Nov. 1.
    HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) - Entergy Arkansas says the annual drawdowns of water levels in Lake Hamilton and Lake Catherine will begin Nov. 1.
  • LR police investigating after 2 found dead in home

    LR police investigating after 2 found dead in home

    Friday, August 29 2014 11:55 AM EDT2014-08-29 15:55:39 GMT
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Authorities are investigating after two people were found dead at a home in Little Rock.
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Authorities are investigating after two people were found dead at a home in Little Rock.
  • West Monroe/Ouachita C.O.C. to host: Brown Bag Lunch Concert Series

    West Monroe/Ouachita C.O.C. to host: Brown Bag Lunch Concert Series

    Friday, August 29 2014 11:52 AM EDT2014-08-29 15:52:46 GMT
    West Monroe, La (KNOE 8 News & The WMWO Chamber of Commerce and City of West Monroe)- will once again host the Brown Bag Lunch Concert Series every Wednesday in September from noon to 1 p.m. The concerts are free to the public.
    West Monroe, La (KNOE 8 News & The WMWO Chamber of Commerce and City of West Monroe)- will once again host the Brown Bag Lunch Concert Series every Wednesday in September from noon to 1 p.m. The concerts are free to the public.
  • Closing arguments in silicone injection death

    Closing arguments in silicone injection death

    Friday, August 29 2014 11:39 AM EDT2014-08-29 15:39:39 GMT
    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Closing arguments are being presented Friday in the trial of a woman accused of killing a Georgia woman in 2012 through illicit silicone buttocks injections.
    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Closing arguments are being presented Friday in the trial of a woman accused of killing a Georgia woman in 2012 through illicit silicone buttocks injections.
  • ULM alum donates in honor of college mentors

    ULM alum donates in honor of college mentors

    Friday, August 29 2014 11:37 AM EDT2014-08-29 15:37:37 GMT
    Monroe, La (KNOE 8 News & ULM)- Freeman Stamper, a 1968 University of Louisiana at Monroe College of Business and Social Sciences graduate presented the Friends of the Library Endowment with a donation of $10,000 in memory of former mentors and ULM librarians Dora Beard and Carla Conerly.
    Monroe, La (KNOE 8 News & ULM)- Freeman Stamper, a 1968 University of Louisiana at Monroe College of Business and Social Sciences graduate presented the Friends of the Library Endowment with a donation of $10,000 in memory of former mentors and ULM librarians Dora Beard and Carla Conerly.
  • Governor Jindal Statement On The Anniversary Of Hurricane Katrina

    Governor Jindal Statement On The Anniversary Of Hurricane Katrina

    Friday, August 29 2014 11:35 AM EDT2014-08-29 15:35:48 GMT
     Baton Rouge, La (KNOE 8 News & Office of  Bobby Jindal)– Governor Bobby Jindal issued the following statement on the ninth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.
      Baton Rouge, La (KNOE 8 News & Office of  Bobby Jindal)– Governor Bobby Jindal issued the following statement on the ninth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.
  • Nintendo launching 'amiibo' with 12 characters

    Nintendo launching 'amiibo' with 12 characters

    Friday, August 29 2014 11:30 AM EDT2014-08-29 15:30:32 GMT
    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Pikachu and Link will be among the first characters coming to "amiibo."
    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Pikachu and Link will be among the first characters coming to "amiibo."
  • USM, Mississippi St renew in-state rivalry

    USM, Mississippi St renew in-state rivalry

    Friday, August 29 2014 10:37 AM EDT2014-08-29 14:37:49 GMT
    STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) - When Mississippi State and Southern Mississippi agreed to a home-and-home football series five years ago, it was hailed as an intriguing matchup between two fairly even programs.
    STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) - When Mississippi State and Southern Mississippi agreed to a home-and-home football series five years ago, it was hailed as an intriguing matchup between two fairly even programs.
  • Board tells yoga training schools to get licensed

    Board tells yoga training schools to get licensed

    Friday, August 29 2014 10:35 AM EDT2014-08-29 14:35:35 GMT
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - An Arkansas state board says schools that train yoga teachers will soon need to attain a license.
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - An Arkansas state board says schools that train yoga teachers will soon need to attain a license.
  • Judge denies GOP lawsuit for Arkansas records

    Judge denies GOP lawsuit for Arkansas records

    Friday, August 29 2014 10:32 AM EDT2014-08-29 14:32:57 GMT
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - A judge has rejected an effort by Arkansas Republicans to force Gov. Mike Beebe to disclose documents they say are public.
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - A judge has rejected an effort by Arkansas Republicans to force Gov. Mike Beebe to disclose documents they say are public.
  • Whirlpool says Arkansas site is safe

    Whirlpool says Arkansas site is safe

    Friday, August 29 2014 10:29 AM EDT2014-08-29 14:29:33 GMT
    FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) - A Whirlpool spokesman says a toxic chemical found in the groundwater of a Fort Smith Boys Girls Club does not pose a health risk.
    FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) - A Whirlpool spokesman says a toxic chemical found in the groundwater of a Fort Smith Boys Girls Club does not pose a health risk.
  • Miley Cyrus Friend (Jesse Helt) Mug Shot

    Miley Cyrus Friend (Jesse Helt) Mug Shot

    Friday, August 29 2014 10:26 AM EDT2014-08-29 14:26:12 GMT
    (AP)- The man who made headlines by being Miley Cyrus' date turned himself into jail on Thursday night.
    (AP)- The man who made headlines by being Miley Cyrus' date turned himself into jail on Thursday night.
  • Comedian Joan Rivers hospitalized in New York City

    Comedian Joan Rivers hospitalized in New York City

    Friday, August 29 2014 10:21 AM EDT2014-08-29 14:21:49 GMT
    NEW YORK (AP) - Joan Rivers is in a New York City hospital, one day after going into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office.
    NEW YORK (AP) - Joan Rivers is in a New York City hospital, one day after going into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office.
  • Second Half Comeback Propels Warhawks Over Wake Forest, 17-10

    Second Half Comeback Propels Warhawks Over Wake Forest, 17-10

    Friday, August 29 2014 10:19 AM EDT2014-08-29 14:19:54 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE ULM Media Relations) – Tied 10-10 with 3:27 left in the fourth quarter, Pete Thomas ran in a nine-yard go-ahead touchdown to lift the ULM football program to a 17-10 victory over Wake Forest on a muggy Thursday night at JPS Field in Malone Stadium.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE ULM Media Relations) – Tied 10-10 with 3:27 left in the fourth quarter, Pete Thomas ran in a nine-yard go-ahead touchdown to lift the ULM football program to a 17-10 victory over Wake Forest on a muggy Thursday night at JPS Field in Malone Stadium.
  • Downsville woman dies in north La. accident

    Downsville woman dies in north La. accident

    Friday, August 29 2014 10:18 AM EDT2014-08-29 14:18:44 GMT
    FARMERVILLE, La. (AP) - State police say a 74-year-old Downsville woman was killed in a Union Parish traffic accident.
    FARMERVILLE, La. (AP) - State police say a 74-year-old Downsville woman was killed in a Union Parish traffic accident.
  • Arkansas' Honorable nominated to federal post

    Arkansas' Honorable nominated to federal post

    Friday, August 29 2014 10:16 AM EDT2014-08-29 14:16:54 GMT
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - President Barack Obama has nominated the chairwoman of the Arkansas Public Service Commission to serve on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
       
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - President Barack Obama has nominated the chairwoman of the Arkansas Public Service Commission to serve on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
       
  • Woman ejected, killed in towing accident

    Woman ejected, killed in towing accident

    Friday, August 29 2014 10:10 AM EDT2014-08-29 14:10:59 GMT
    GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) - Harrison County authorities have identified the 34-year-old woman killed in an accident in Gulfport.
    GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) - Harrison County authorities have identified the 34-year-old woman killed in an accident in Gulfport.
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  • Man snatches purse of 75 year old woman at Glenwood Hospital

    Man snatches purse of 75 year old woman at Glenwood Hospital

    Monday, September 1 2014 10:13 PM EDT2014-09-02 02:13:05 GMT
    WEST MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A West Monroe man was arrest early Monday morning for snatching the purse of a victim over 65 years old.
    WEST MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A West Monroe man was arrest early Monday morning for snatching the purse of a victim over 65 years old.
  • Abortion law effective today, temporarily lifted for physicians that are in compliance

    Abortion law effective today, temporarily lifted for physicians that are in compliance

    Monday, September 1 2014 10:04 PM EDT2014-09-02 02:04:54 GMT
    MONROE, La (KNOE 8 News)- The never ending fight over abortion continues.
    MONROE, La (KNOE 8 News)- The never ending fight over abortion continues.
  • Black bear plays hide-and-seek in Winnsboro

    Black bear plays hide-and-seek in Winnsboro

    Sunday, August 31 2014 3:16 PM EDT2014-08-31 19:16:24 GMT
    WINNSBORO, La. (KNOE 8 News) - One KNOE viewer sent in some cute video of what looks to be a Louisiana Black Bear hanging out in a rice field.
    WINNSBORO, La. (KNOE 8 News) - One KNOE viewer sent in some cute video of what looks to be a Louisiana Black Bear hanging out in a rice field.
  • Man accused of stabbing his nephew

    Man accused of stabbing his nephew

    Monday, September 1 2014 4:10 PM EDT2014-09-01 20:10:07 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Monroe Police have arrested a Monroe man for stabbing his nephew. Police say the Donald Ray Myles and victim got into an altercation Thursday night around 10:30. Police say Myles stabbed the victim with a steak knife, and then the victim was rushed to the hospital. 
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Monroe Police have arrested a Monroe man for stabbing his nephew. Police say the Donald Ray Myles and victim got into an altercation Thursday night around 10:30. Police say Myles stabbed the victim with a steak knife, and then the victim was rushed to the hospital. 
  • Two suspects wanted for armed robbery

    Two suspects wanted for armed robbery

    Monday, September 1 2014 12:07 PM EDT2014-09-01 16:07:03 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Monroe police are looking for two suspects that robbed a Kangaroo convenient store. Police say two black males entered the store, located at 4320 Desaird Street, around 3:15 Friday morning. They say the suspects robbed the store at gun point and police were able to able to get a photo of one suspect. That suspect is described as a younger black male over six feet and it appears he is wearing a Neville sweatshirt. He is considered armed and dangerous. 
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Monroe police are looking for two suspects that robbed a Kangaroo convenient store. Police say two black males entered the store, located at 4320 Desaird Street, around 3:15 Friday morning. They say the suspects robbed the store at gun point and police were able to able to get a photo of one suspect. That suspect is described as a younger black male over six feet and it appears he is wearing a Neville sweatshirt. He is considered armed and dangerous. 
  • New S. Louisiana complex brings a job windfall to the state

    New S. Louisiana complex brings a job windfall to the state

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    WESTLAKE, La., (KNOE 8 News) - New complex in South Louisiana to bring more than 7,000 jobs to the area.
    WESTLAKE, La., (KNOE 8 News) - New complex in South Louisiana to bring more than 7,000 jobs to the area.
  • 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith suspended by NFL

    49ers linebacker Aldon Smith suspended by NFL

    Friday, August 29 2014 9:30 PM EDT2014-08-30 01:30:05 GMT
    San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith has been suspended for nine games by the NFL after a series of off-field legal issues.
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  • Second arrest made in April 2013 murder

    Second arrest made in April 2013 murder

    Saturday, August 30 2014 3:00 PM EDT2014-08-30 19:00:56 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A second arrest has been made in the April 2013 murder of Steve Brown.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A second arrest has been made in the April 2013 murder of Steve Brown.
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