WEST MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - West Monroe Police arrested a man early Sunday morning for possession of drugs.
PRAIRIEVILLE, La. (AP) - The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office says a recently retired deputy has drowned trying to rescue his Yorkshire terrier.
MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Most know him as Monroe's mayor, but Jamie Mayo is also the lone democrat in the Fifth Congressional District race. Mayo says he has the ability to unite people across party and racial lines and continuing in our candidate profiles we sat down with the mayor to discuss some issues he'll face on the campaign trail.
PLYMOUTH, Calif. (AP) - A Northern California wildfire has destroyed 10 homes and forced hundreds of evacuations in the Sierra Nevada foothills.
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) - A French embassy spokesman says black boxes from the Air Algerie plane that crashed last week in northern Mali will be transferred to France for analysis.
BRUSSELS (AP) - Months after Russia annexed Crimea and stepped up support for separatists in eastern Ukraine, Europe and the United States are still searching for an effective way to persuade Russian President Vladimir Putin to change course.
ATLANTA (AP) - Three people accused of scheming to manufacture and ship salmonella-tainted peanuts that killed nine people and sickened more than 700 are set to go to trial this week in Georgia.
LIVINGSTON PARISH, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Enforcement Division agents are seeking leads from the public about a boating incident hit and run that occurred on the Amite River Diversion Canal on July 26 in Livingston Parish.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The Louisiana Lottery Corp. says nobody won the jackpots in three big weekend drawings.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Police in Little Rock are seeking a suspect in the shooting death of a woman outside her home.
HOPE, Ark. (AP) - An Asian beetle that's blamed for killing millions of ash trees in the United States has been found in southwestern Arkansas.
CANTON, Miss. (AP) - Police in Canton say a body found behind a Canton home has been identified and the case is being treated as a homicide.
SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Two robbers used pepper spray and a stun device to rob a Caddo Parish fast food restaurant.Caddo deputies say it happened around 5 a.m. Saturday.
MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Deputies are investigating the theft of a Kawasaki 650 Brute Force ATV.
West Monroe, La. (KNOE 8 News) - On Saturday, the first ever Taylor LeeAnn Fisher Bass Tournament took place at Lazarre Park. Twenty-year old Taylor passed away in February of this year and her family organized the event to honor her memory. The proceeds from the tournament will go toward a scholarship fund for Ouachita Parish High School students.
MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - On Saturday, a small group took to the streets of the Twin Cities, to protest illegal immigration. They call themselves, Three Percenters. They say they are dedicated to action, education and reform of government, they believe has gotten too large to effectively operate.
MONROE, La.(KNOE 8 News) - Police are investigating a shooting from South Monroe early Saturday morning.
MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Monroe Police are investigating a reported rape from Friday night.
MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Police are investigating an attempted armed robbery where a clerk fought a gun away from a suspect.
HOUSTON (AP) - Officials say scammers are preying on relatives of unaccompanied young migrants being held at two U.S. military bases by conning them into paying nonexistent fees to be reunited with their loved ones.
NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) - Authorities in Natchez say a woman has been jailed in connection with the stabbing death of her boyfriend.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - An assistant Arkansas attorney general has asked the state Supreme Court to overturn a lower court ruling that the state's death penalty law is unconstitutional.
SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Public Service Commissioner Foster Campbell says at next month's commission meeting he will ask all electric utilities in Louisiana to send automated telephone and text messages to customers when outages occur.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana's Republican and Democratic parties rarely agree on much, but they've found common ground on an issue that hits both of them in the pocketbooks.
RAYVILLE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Former Rayville Public Works Director Lorenzo Brown has pleaded guilty to five counts of malfeasance in office Friday.
HAMMOND, La. – (KNOE 8 News LSUAgCenter) - What’s the most popular summer-blooming tree in Louisiana? Crape myrtles. Pretty easy question. Louisianians plant many crape myrtles in their landscapes every year. The lovely, long-lasting blooms make them attractive.
OUACHITA PARISH, La. (KNOE 8 News OPMAD) - Three mosquito pools, representing three locations, have tested positive for West Nile virus in Ouachita Parish.
JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) - Tickets are still available for opening day tours of the Johnny Cash Boyhood Home next month.
WEST MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) -Four teens have been arrested by Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Deputies for throwing water bottles at cars on the highway.
DETROIT (AP) - The U.S. government's road safety agency is investigating complaints about engine stalling and alternator failures in Dodge Charger sedans.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Police say a vehicle that had been carjacked plowed into a group of people on a corner in Philadelphia, killing two children and critically injuring three other people.
MYRTLE CREEK, Ore. (AP) - Police say a toddler crashed a Jeep into an Oregon home, then ran back to his home to watch cartoons.
ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY, JULY 30, 1965, PRESIDENT JOHNSON ATTENDED A SPECIAL CEREMONY IN INDEPENDENCE MISSOURI, WHERE HE SIGNED THE BILL ENACTING MEDICARE - GOVERNMENT ASSISTANCE IN PAYING FOR MEDICAL ATTENTION FOR THE ELDERLY.
7/29/1981 Charles and Diana WedON JULY 29, 1981, IN A FAIRY TALE WEDDING, BRITAIN'S HEIR TO THE THRONE, PRINCE CHARLES, MARRIED LADY DIANA SPENCER AT ST. PAUL'S CATHEDRAL IN LONDON.
FAIRMONT, W.Va. (AP) - U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin is being sued by one of his brothers, who says the West Virginia Democrat and another brother never repaid a $1.7 million loan intended to keep the family's carpet business afloat.
With the president of Congo coming to Washington for a U.S.-Africa summit, hundreds of frustrated American families are hoping he can be persuaded to lift a suspension that has stalled their efforts to adopt children from his troubled country for the past 10 months.
DAVIE, Fla. (AP) - The Miami Dolphins are off to a somewhat sloppy start in training camp.
DECATUR, Ala. (AP) - Dallas Cowboys linebacker Rolando McClain has been convicted of resisting arrest and disorderly conduct in his hometown in Alabama.
ANDERSON, Ind. (AP) - The pressure is on Bjoern Werner this season, and he's planning to take it out on opposing quarterbacks.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A magistrate judge refused Friday to move up a preliminary hearing for the only suspect in a deadly Bourbon Street shooting. Magistrate Harry Cantrelle's decision came despite arguments by an attorney for 20-year-old Trung Le that Le didn't fire the first shot or the shot that killed a 21-year-old woman. Nine other people were injured in the June 29 shooting. Cantrell says Le's hearing date remains Aug. 26. Prosecutors must demonstrate at the preliminary hearing that they h...
BC-US--Obama-Climate ChangeEds: APNewsNow. WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama will attend a United Nations summit on climate change in September. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has invited heads of state and other leaders to the Sept. 23 summit in New York. The U.N. says the goal is to spur governments, industry and civil groups to make new commitments to addressing climate change. The summit comes one year before world leaders will gather in Paris for global climate talks aimed at ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States has cleared the release of a Kuwaiti man held at the U.S. military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, for more than 12 years because of his suspected links to terrorism. A board reviewing the cases of dozens of detainees ruled July 14 that Fawzi al-Odah no longer needs to be held for national security reasons. In a statement on Friday, his attorney, Eric Lewis, praised Kuwaiti authorities for working with the U.S. on a post-release program, which includes keep...
WASHINGTON (AP) - The House has passed a bill that would gradually increase the child tax credit and make it available to more families with higher incomes. But millions of low-income families would lose the $1,000-a-child credit in 2018, when enhancements championed by President Barack Obama are set to expire. The bill also aims to make a dent in illegal immigration by prohibiting people without Social Security numbers from claiming a portion of the credit reserved for low-income families. T...
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Police have arrested the foster parent of a 10-month-old girl who died after being left inside a hot car in Wichita, Kansas. Lt. Todd Ojile said Friday the 29-year-old man was booked on suspicion of aggravated endangerment but has not been charged. Ojile says the man had "somehow forgotten" leaving the girl in the back seat after picking her up from the baby sitter late Thursday afternoon. He went inside the house with a 5-year-old child but left the baby strapped in the ...
MEDIA, Pa. (AP) - Authorities say a psychiatric patient had dozens of bullets on hand when he killed his caseworker and intended to kill more people at a suburban Philadelphia hospital complex. Delaware County District Attorney Jack Whelan says 49-year-old Richard Plotts had a problem with the hospital's ban on guns, although it's not clear if that was the direct motive for Thursday's shooting. Psychiatrist Lee Silverman told police he fired back at Plotts with his own weapon after Plotts ope...
CALDWELL PARISH, La. (KNOE 8 News CPSO) - Caldwell Parish Sheriff's Office detectives and detectives with the LA Levee Board Police have solved 5 local burglaries and arrested two young men involved.
BATON ROUGE, La. (KNOE 8 News & LDR) – The Louisiana Department of Revenue encourages families to retain their receipts while shopping for back-to-school items such as books, uniforms, supplies, and equipment required by schools.
OUACHITA PARISH, La. (KNOE 8 News OPSO) - Deputies are investigating a theft of a 2011 Polaris Ranger Razor UTV.
METAMORA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) - The owner of two dogs that fatally mauled a jogger along a rural Michigan road could be charged.
HARRISON, Ark. (AP) - A judge has set a new trial date for the Bull Shoals police chief accused of using excessive force against a domestic violence suspect.
OUACHITA PARISH, La. (KNOE 8 News & OPSO) - The Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office reports missing teens Chyanne Taylor and William Taylor have been found and are safe. No other details were provided regarding their whereabouts or how they were located.
ENGLAND, Ark. (AP) - The Arkansas Board of Corrections is marking the opening of a newly remodeled training academy in central Arkansas.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Police say a 10-month-old girl has died after being left in a hot car outside a house in south Wichita.
(AP - A US coast guard search team says it found wreckage from a plane piloted by an Indiana teenager that crashed in the pacific ocean earlier this week.
DETROIT (AP) - U.S. safety regulators are investigating whether an electrical problem can knock out the air bags on some older Hyundai Sonatas.
EL DORADO, Ark. (AP) - An El Dorado man is heading back to prison for up to 10 years after police say he violated his probation.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) - Closing arguments are expected Monday in the trial of a man accused in the fatal shooting of Eastern Michigan University football player Demarius Reed.
GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) - Harrison County Sheriff Melvin Brisolara says he will not seek re-election in 2015 and will retire when his term ends in January 2016.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas health leaders are trying to reduce the time it takes to determine if babies have disorders that require immediate treatment.
BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan (AP) - A former president of Kyrgyzstan has been convicted and sentenced in absentia to life in prison for his role in violently breaking up an opposition rally, resulting in 77 deaths.
ZURICH (AP) - FIFA has rejected calls to move the 2018 World Cup from Russia, saying the tournament "can achieve positive change."
SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Louisiana health officials say a Shreveport man has died from the West Nile virus.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - For the human stars of "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles," it's all about Michelangelo.
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - A judge has rejected a motion by lawyers for Aaron Hernandez to dismiss charges stemming from the 2013 slaying of a Boston man whose body was found near the former New England Patriot player's home.
CORINTH, Miss. (AP) - A Corinth teenager has been charged with murder in a fatal shooting Wednesday night in the northeast Mississippi city.
MAUBOURGUET, France (AP) - Tour de France riders are heading northward on a mostly flat Stage 19 that's likely to end in a bunch sprint.
BELLE CHASE, La. (AP) - The federal government has canceled $5.9 million in disaster loans given to Plaquemines Parish after Hurricane Katrina.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Voters in East Baton Rouge Parish will have nine school board districts to vote on at the polls on Nov 4.
PORT ALLEN, La. (AP) - A West Baton Rouge Parish jury has convicted Marcus Richardson of second-degree murder in the May 2012 fatal shooting of a Brusly High School student.24-year-old Richardson.
PARIS (AP) - French President Francois Hollande says there are no survivors in the Air Algerie crash in Mali.
MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News)- Just this week CenturyLlink placed the final steal beam for a new technology center, tangible sign of economic growth in North Louisiana.
SHREVEPORT, La. (KNOE 8 News U.S. Attorney) – Two suspects from Natchez, Mississippi and one from Ruston are among seven suspects charged with dealing cocaine across multiple northern Louisiana parishes.
WEST MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News UPSO) - Sheriff Dusty Gates says Steven Casey Morris, 29, wrote a threatening letter to his father and stepmother accusing them of snitching on him in connection with some prior arrests.
UNION PARISH, La. (KNOE 8 News UPSO) - A Union Parish man armed with a .22-caliber rifle ran out of his house when a deputy arrived on a complaint that people with guns were located throughout the residence and yard.
MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News OPMAD) - Ouachita Parish Mosquito Abatement District will be conducting aerial spraying for mosquitoes tonight, THURSDAY, July 24, 2014.
OUACHITA PARISH, la. (KNOE 8 News) - Ouachita Sheriff’s Deputies are investigating an attempted child abduction in the Bawcomville area of West Monroe.
BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (AP) - A Georgia man has died after falling from a water tower in Brookhaven where he was working.
A Ukrainian journalist working as a freelancer for CNN remains in detention after being abducted by Pro-Russian Separatists.
MIAMI (AP) - Some consumers who purchased insurance under the new health law are confused because they received varying subsidy amounts and are now stuck in lengthy appeals processes trying to figure out which estimate is accurate.
NEW YORK (AP) - Actor Alec Baldwin is not apologizing over an incident that led to a disorderly conduct arrest in May.
FREDERICK, Okla. (AP) - Authorities say a skydiver from Illinois has been killed while taking part in a demonstration jump in Oklahoma to honor World War II paratroopers.
PINEVILLE, La. (AP) - State police say two women died when their car ran off the road and struck a tree.
SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Shreveport authorities say a 64-year-old woman died after being hit by a large limb that fell to street during strong storm.
PARIS (AP) - France's foreign minister says the Air Algerie flight that has gone missing over Mali has "probably crashed."
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Six suspected cartel gunmen are dead following shootings in the northern Mexico state of Tamaulipas, near the Texas border.
Israeli tank shells hit a compound housing a UN school in the Gaza Strip on Thursday, killing at least 15 people and wounding dozens who were seeking shelter from fierce clashes on the streets outside, Palestinian officials said.
JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel's parliament has sworn in Reuven Rivlin as the country's new president, replacing Nobel Peace laureate Shimon Peres whose term ends as Israel is fighting a war against Hamas in Gaza.
REYNOLDS, Ga. (AP) - Auburn quarterback Nick Marshall has paid the fines for possession of a small amount of marijuana and a window tint violation.
A devastating story out of Lillian, Alabama.
JEFFERSON, N.J. (AP) - A 16-foot-long exotic snake reportedly slithering around New Jersey's largest lake is apparently a suburban legend. Or the snake just isn't hungry. The state has stopped looking for the reptile after scientists failed to find any evidence of it in Lake Hopatcong and traps baited with chicken were left untouched. Three unconfirmed sightings this month of a snake, perhaps an anaconda as long as 16 feet, raised concerns among visitors and swimmers. Environmental Protection...
ARGELES-GAZOST, France (AP) - Vincenzo Nibali has won the 18th stage of the Tour de France, emphatically stamping his dominance on the race in its last mountain leg with a solo breakaway on the day's last climb. After setting off from Pau, riders tackled the famed Tourmalet pass - the highest Pyrenean peak on the Tour - before heading up to Hautacam ski station at the end of the 145.5-kilometer (90-mile) leg. Both climbs are among the toughest in professional cycling. The Italian, winning his...
WASHINGTON (AP) - The presidents of Honduras and Guatemala are meeting with lawmakers on Capitol Hill amid a stalemate over the immigration crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border. Before meeting privately with House Democrats, President Otto Pérez Molina of Guatemala expressed hope of finding a solution to benefit all the countries involved. House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi is urging Congress to pass an emergency spending bill to address the crisis involving tens of thousands of unaccompanied c...
Monroe, La. (KNOE 8 News St. Francis Medical Center) - Thursday, St. Francis Medical Center Chief Executive Officer Louis Bremer announced his retirement effective August 1, 2014.
WARSAW, Poland (AP) - The Polish government has canceled plans for a year of cultural celebrations with Russia out of anger with Russian actions in Ukraine.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - Gaza health officials say at least seven people were killed when Israeli tank shells hit a compound housing a U.N. school in the northern Gaza Strip during clashes with Palestinian militants.
XIXI, Taiwan (AP) - An airline in Taiwan says stormy weather that trailed behind a typhoon was the likely cause of yesterday's plane crash that killed 48 people.
MOSCOW (AP) - Russian news agencies say two opposition activists have been convicted of organizing riots at the May 2012 protest in Moscow, a day before the inauguration of President Vladimir Putin.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits fell last week to its lowest level in eight years.
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