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  • Monday Update: Pastor's daughter dies, other teen seriously injured in swimming accident

    Monday Update: Pastor's daughter dies, other teen seriously injured in swimming accident

    Monday, August 25 2014 7:22 PM EDT2014-08-25 23:22:33 GMT
    TENSAS PARISH, La. (KNOE 8 News) - KNOE 8 News has learned that four minors from West Monroe were hurt in a Tensas Parish accident. This happened at Lake Bruin in Tensas Parish. Officials tell KNOE it was part of a summer youth group trip at First United Methodist Church in West Monroe.
    MONDAY UPDATE: Tensas Parish Sheriff Rickey Jones tells KNOE, the second girl seriously injured in the Sunday afternoon accident is Christina Elizarov. Jones says 17-year-old Christina is listed in stable condition at Rapides General Hospital.
  • MPD begins looking for new officers with fitness test

    MPD begins looking for new officers with fitness test

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 7:44 PM EDT2014-08-27 23:44:01 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News)- After a very busy morning of push ups,sit ups, and a mile and a half run.The MPD applicants who passed the physical fitness test.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News)- After a very busy morning of push ups,sit ups, and a mile and a half run.The MPD applicants who passed the physical fitness test.
  • Police search Alleged Bombmaker's Home, Finds Illegal Assault Rifles, Explosive Materials

    Police search Alleged Bombmaker's Home, Finds Illegal Assault Rifles, Explosive Materials

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 7:45 PM EDT2014-08-27 23:45:30 GMT
    JONESVILLE, La (KNOE 8 News) - A rural area of Catahoula Parish, north of Jonesville was the focus of police attention today. Search warrants were issued for the home of Bill Womack, who allegedly blew up a pipe-bomb in his ex-wife's car yesterday.
    JONESVILLE, La (KNOE 8 News) - A rural area of Catahoula Parish, north of Jonesville was the focus of police attention today. Search warrants were issued for the home of Bill Womack, who allegedly blew up a pipe-bomb in his ex-wife's car yesterday.
  • Sterlington pet owners are reminded of leash law after police officer injury

    Sterlington pet owners are reminded of leash law after police officer injury

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 7:47 PM EDT2014-08-26 23:47:16 GMT
    STERLINGTON, La. (KNOE 8 News)- It's not uncommon to let your pets outside of the house to handle their business, but they do have to be contained to your yard or on a leash.
    STERLINGTON, La. (KNOE 8 News)- It's not uncommon to let your pets outside of the house to handle their business, but they do have to be contained to your yard or on a leash.
  • Jonesville man arrested after explosion in wife's car

    Jonesville man arrested after explosion in wife's car

    Monday, August 25 2014 10:15 PM EDT2014-08-26 02:15:52 GMT
    JONESVILLE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Catahoula Parish Sheriff's Office has arrested a Jonesville man after an explosion in his wife's car Monday morning.
    JONESVILLE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Catahoula Parish Sheriff's Office has arrested a Jonesville man after an explosion in his wife's car Monday morning.
  • Marrero woman arrested for child sex trafficking

    Marrero woman arrested for child sex trafficking

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 2:30 PM EDT2014-08-27 18:30:25 GMT
    (MARRERO, La.)— A Marrero woman has been arrested on charges related to the trafficking of juveniles for sexual purposes, announced Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell.

    (MARRERO, La.)— A Marrero woman has been arrested on charges related to the trafficking of juveniles for sexual purposes, announced Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell.


  • Judge strikes down Baton Rouge gun ordinance

    Judge strikes down Baton Rouge gun ordinance

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 12:18 PM EDT2014-08-26 16:18:18 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A federal judge has ruled an East Baton Rouge city-parish ordinance that prohibits residents from keeping firearms in their parked cars while they're inside establishments that sell alcohol is unconstitutional.
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A federal judge has ruled an East Baton Rouge city-parish ordinance that prohibits residents from keeping firearms in their parked cars while they're inside establishments that sell alcohol is unconstitutional.
  • Maria Sharapova comes through in 3 sets at US Open

    Maria Sharapova comes through in 3 sets at US Open

    Thursday, August 28 2014 1:08 AM EDT2014-08-28 05:08:32 GMT
    Peng Shuai upset fourth-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska, the first top-10 player knocked out of this year's U.S. Open.
    A year ago at this time, Maria Sharapova was sitting out the U.S. Open, getting checked by doctors and having tests on the surgically repaired right shoulder that has troubled her off and on.
  • Attorney says man did not commit suicide while in police custody

    Attorney says man did not commit suicide while in police custody

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 11:16 PM EDT2014-08-28 03:16:42 GMT
    New Iberia, La. (KNOE 8 News) - It's a local story making national news. Monroe-based attorney Carol Powell Lexing is representing the family of Victor White III, who died while in custody of the New Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office on March 3. 
    New Iberia, La. (KNOE 8 News) - It's a local story making national news. Monroe-based attorney Carol Powell Lexing is representing the family of Victor White III, who died while in custody of the New Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office on March 3. 
  • Panopto Announces the Easiest Way to Centralize and Search Organizational Video

    Panopto Announces the Easiest Way to Centralize and Search Organizational Video

    Today, Panopto, a leading video software provider for the enterprise and education markets, released a major update to its developer platform. The update provides businesses and universities with a video upload API that...
    Today, Panopto, a leading video software provider for the enterprise and education markets, released a major update to its developer platform. The update provides businesses and universities with a video upload API that...
  • William Greaves, TV host and filmmaker, dead at 87

    William Greaves, TV host and filmmaker, dead at 87

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 9:01 PM EDT2014-08-28 01:01:17 GMT
    William Greaves, the Emmy-award winning producer and co-host of the groundbreaking television show "Black Journal" and a prolific filmmaker whose subjects ranged from Muhammad Ali to the Harlem Renaissance to the...
    William Greaves, the Emmy-award winning co-host and executive producer of a groundbreaking television news program and a prolific filmmaker whose subjects ranged from Muhammad Ali to the Harlem Renaissance to the black...
  • BET suspends producer after Blue Ivy joke

    BET suspends producer after Blue Ivy joke

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 1:50 PM EDT2014-08-27 17:50:28 GMT
    NEW YORK (AP) - BET has suspended a producer after a joke about Beyonce and Jay-Z's daughter that aired Monday on the network's music video countdown show, "106 Park."
    NEW YORK (AP) - BET has suspended a producer after a joke about Beyonce and Jay-Z's daughter that aired Monday on the network's music video countdown show, "106 Park."
  • All DWI/Safety checkpoint Officers

    All DWI/Safety checkpoint Officers

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 5:49 PM EDT2014-08-27 21:49:08 GMT
    Monroe,La(KNOE 8News & Monroe Police Debt)- Below are the following checkpoint hours and dates for the month of September 2014.
    Monroe,La(KNOE 8News & Monroe Police Debt)- Below are the following checkpoint hours and dates for the month of September 2014.
  • Monroe City Students Eat Free

    Monroe City Students Eat Free

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 8:24 PM EDT2014-08-28 00:24:05 GMT
    MONROE, La (KNOE 8 NEWS) - Kids are in line, and morale is up now that Monroe City Schools offer free breakfast and lunch to all of their students.
    MONROE, La (KNOE 8 NEWS) - Kids are in line, and morale is up now that Monroe City Schools offer free breakfast and lunch to all of their students.
  • Sterlington Elementary bursting at the seams

    Sterlington Elementary bursting at the seams

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 7:25 PM EDT2014-08-27 23:25:43 GMT
    STERLINGTON, La. (KNOE 8 News) - It's no surprise Sterlington is growing at a fast pace; more moms and dads are taking jobs at companies like Centurylink. This means more kids are attending Sterlington's public schools.
    STERLINGTON, La. (KNOE 8 News) - It's no surprise Sterlington is growing at a fast pace; more moms and dads are taking jobs at companies like Centurylink. This means more kids are attending Sterlington's public schools.
  • Judge denies motion in child porn conviction

    Judge denies motion in child porn conviction

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 12:48 PM EDT2014-08-27 16:48:49 GMT
    NATCHITOCHES, La. (AP) - A Natchitoches Central High School student hospitalized after a fight with a fellow student has died from his injuries.
    NATCHITOCHES, La. (AP) - A Natchitoches Central High School student hospitalized after a fight with a fellow student has died from his injuries.
  • Former Asst. Police Chief faces additional charges

    Former Asst. Police Chief faces additional charges

    Monday, August 25 2014 1:44 PM EDT2014-08-25 17:44:06 GMT
    JONESBORO, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Jackson Parish Sheriff's Office has arrested Gregory Coleman, North Hodge Assistant Police Chief, on new charges of sexual assault.
    JONESBORO, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Jackson Parish Sheriff's Office has arrested Gregory Coleman, North Hodge Assistant Police Chief, on new charges of sexual assault.
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