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  • Volunteers come together, sweep storm damaged areas

    Volunteers come together, sweep storm damaged areas

    Sunday, October 19 2014 9:18 PM EDT2014-10-20 01:18:39 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News)- The roads are being cleared, and the lights are coming back on in the twin cities. This weekend, United Way is uniting several volunteer groups, offering their help cleaning yards and hauling away debris.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News)- The roads are being cleared, and the lights are coming back on in the twin cities. This weekend, United Way is uniting several volunteer groups, offering their help cleaning yards and hauling away debris.
  • DCFS extended hours, new system to serve replacement SNAP clients

    DCFS extended hours, new system to serve replacement SNAP clients

    Sunday, October 19 2014 8:36 PM EDT2014-10-20 00:36:30 GMT
    MONROE, La. (DCFS) - The Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) will implement an alphabetical system to serve Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) clients seeking supplemental benefits following last week's storms and subsequent power outages.
    MONROE, La. (DCFS) - The Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) will implement an alphabetical system to serve Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) clients seeking supplemental benefits following last week's storms and subsequent power outages.
  • Ethan Bortnick is in the Twin Cities sharing his music and message

    Ethan Bortnick is in the Twin Cities sharing his music and message

    Sunday, October 19 2014 7:11 PM EDT2014-10-19 23:11:45 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A 13-year-old boy is traveling the world, making a stop in the twin cities using his music to help children overcome their challenges.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A 13-year-old boy is traveling the world, making a stop in the twin cities using his music to help children overcome their challenges.
  • NWS confirms a second tornado hit Monday in West Ouachita Parish

    NWS confirms a second tornado hit Monday in West Ouachita Parish

    Sunday, October 19 2014 7:06 PM EDT2014-10-19 23:06:10 GMT
    WEST MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - The national weather service completed it's damage survey of Monday's storms in the ARKLAMISS, and confirmed two tornadoes in Ouachita Parish.One, an EF-2 hitting near the river and into the Garden District and the other an EF-1 near caples Road.
    WEST MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - The national weather service completed it's damage survey of Monday's storms in the ARKLAMISS, and confirmed two tornadoes in Ouachita Parish.One, an EF-2 hitting near the river and into the Garden District and the other an EF-1 near caples Road.
  • Cops: Remains may be those of missing UVa. student

    Cops: Remains may be those of missing UVa. student

    Sunday, October 19 2014 4:44 PM EDT2014-10-19 20:44:01 GMT
    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - Authorities investigating the disappearance of a University of Virginia student are searching a rural area where human remains were discovered.
    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - Authorities investigating the disappearance of a University of Virginia student are searching a rural area where human remains were discovered.
  • Officials say oil spill has not reached Caddo Lake

    Officials say oil spill has not reached Caddo Lake

    Sunday, October 19 2014 4:33 PM EDT2014-10-19 20:33:48 GMT
    MOORINGSPORT, La. (AP) - Cleanup crews continue to mop up a 4,000-barrell oil spill into a four-mile stretch of Tete Bayou northwest of Shreveport.
    MOORINGSPORT, La. (AP) - Cleanup crews continue to mop up a 4,000-barrell oil spill into a four-mile stretch of Tete Bayou northwest of Shreveport.
  • Severe storm Coverage: Links, video, more

    Severe storm Coverage: Links, video, more

    Sunday, October 19 2014 3:50 PM EDT2014-10-19 19:50:51 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Keep with this story for the latest updates!
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Keep with this story for the latest updates!
  • Red Cross continues disaster relief in Ouachita Parish

    Red Cross continues disaster relief in Ouachita Parish

    Sunday, October 19 2014 3:47 PM EDT2014-10-19 19:47:05 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - After two tornadoes and violent winds hit Ouachita Parish Monday, crews from the American Red Cross continue assisting in the recovery effort.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - After two tornadoes and violent winds hit Ouachita Parish Monday, crews from the American Red Cross continue assisting in the recovery effort.
  • Tallulah mayor, wife in weekend car crash

    Tallulah mayor, wife in weekend car crash

    Sunday, October 19 2014 2:39 PM EDT2014-10-19 18:39:27 GMT
    TALLULAH, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Mayor of Tallulah Paxton Branch and his wife were involved in a rollover crash Saturday on their way to Grambling's Homecoming.
    TALLULAH, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Mayor of Tallulah Paxton Branch and his wife were involved in a rollover crash Saturday on their way to Grambling's Homecoming.
  • Oak Grove told they are not at risk of Ebola virus

    Oak Grove told they are not at risk of Ebola virus

    Sunday, October 19 2014 12:41 PM EDT2014-10-19 16:41:01 GMT
    OAK GROVE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - After a West Carroll Parish man became ill after visiting Nigeria, the town of Oak Grove is sharing a letter from the state confirming the patient does not have Ebola.Many are on-edge with news of the Ebola virus spreading through West Africa and some cases in Dallas hitting a little too close to home. To help reduce that fear, the town of Oak Grove shared a letter on its Facebook page from the Department of Health and Hospitals.In it, the DHH address a local re...
    OAK GROVE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - After a West Carroll Parish man became ill after visiting Nigeria, the town of Oak Grove is sharing a letter from the state confirming the patient does not have Ebola.Many are on-edge with news of the Ebola virus spreading through West Africa and some cases in Dallas hitting a little too close to home. To help reduce that fear, the town of Oak Grove shared a letter on its Facebook page from the Department of Health and Hospitals.In it, the DHH address a local re...
  • Monroe attorney Charles Kincade dies at 54

    Monroe attorney Charles Kincade dies at 54

    Saturday, October 18 2014 7:58 PM EDT2014-10-18 23:58:47 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Well-known Monroe defense attorney Charles Kincade died while on vacation in Germany.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Well-known Monroe defense attorney Charles Kincade died while on vacation in Germany.
  • NWS confirms two tornadoes hit Ouachita Parish Monday

    NWS confirms two tornadoes hit Ouachita Parish Monday

    Saturday, October 18 2014 6:08 PM EDT2014-10-18 22:08:35 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - The National Weather Service has completed its damage survey for the storm on Monday, October 13, and have confirmed two tornadoes formed in Ouachita Parish.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - The National Weather Service has completed its damage survey for the storm on Monday, October 13, and have confirmed two tornadoes formed in Ouachita Parish.
  • Former State Senator Edwards Barham dies in plane crash

    Former State Senator Edwards Barham dies in plane crash

    Saturday, October 18 2014 2:59 PM EDT2014-10-18 18:59:48 GMT
    RAYVILLE, La. (KNOE 8 News/RPSO) - Richland Parish officials have released the name of a pilot who died after crashing his plan into a fence Friday afternoon.
    RAYVILLE, La. (KNOE 8 News/RPSO) - Richland Parish officials have released the name of a pilot who died after crashing his plan into a fence Friday afternoon.
  • 2014 Blitz - Week #7 Games and Scores

    2014 Blitz - Week #7 Games and Scores

    Saturday, October 18 2014 7:19 PM EDT2014-10-18 23:19:21 GMT

    (KNOE 8 Sports) - Here are the game scores for Week #7 of the 2014-2015 high school football season.

    (KNOE 8 Sports) - Here are the game scores for Week #7 of the 2014-2015 high school football season.

  • Providing storm relief, one meal at a time

    Providing storm relief, one meal at a time

    Friday, October 17 2014 10:32 PM EDT2014-10-18 02:32:37 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News)- Residents are returning to their homes to find a whole new set of problems. Some homes are damaged, others have piles of laundry, dirty dishes and no food in the fridge. Monroe's chapter of the Red Cross has been out all week.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News)- Residents are returning to their homes to find a whole new set of problems. Some homes are damaged, others have piles of laundry, dirty dishes and no food in the fridge. Monroe's chapter of the Red Cross has been out all week.
  • Disaster SNAP not initiated, state releases statement

    Disaster SNAP not initiated, state releases statement

    Friday, October 17 2014 9:42 PM EDT2014-10-18 01:42:26 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - The Department of Children and Family Services office in Monroe was packed Friday with people attempting to get their SNAP benefits.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - The Department of Children and Family Services office in Monroe was packed Friday with people attempting to get their SNAP benefits.
  • 14 Amendments in 14 Days starts Monday

    14 Amendments in 14 Days starts Monday

    Friday, October 17 2014 9:27 PM EDT2014-10-18 01:27:10 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - There's a lot of talk about the candidates running for political office this November, but voters will also have to decided on 14 proposed constitutional amendments. On Monday , we'll begin running our special election coverage with "14 Amendments in 14 Days." Every night leading up to the Nov. 4 election, we'll take a look at one proposed amendment.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - There's a lot of talk about the candidates running for political office this November, but voters will also have to decided on 14 proposed constitutional amendments. On Monday , we'll begin running our special election coverage with "14 Amendments in 14 Days." Every night leading up to the Nov. 4 election, we'll take a look at one proposed amendment.
  • Garden District Damage From a Bicycle

    Garden District Damage From a Bicycle

    Friday, October 17 2014 7:35 PM EDT2014-10-17 23:35:28 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News)-- Extensive damage in the Garden District made it nearly impossible to drive through earlier this week. One local man found a different way to get around. Alan West Brockman shoots video in his spare time, just of whatever peaks his interest. While he was riding his bike to check on a family member in the Garden District about an hour after the tornado came through, he knew he had to film what he saw. Trees were down across the roads and on houses. Power lines were d...
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News)-- Extensive damage in the Garden District made it nearly impossible to drive through earlier this week. One local man found a different way to get around. Alan West Brockman shoots video in his spare time, just of whatever peaks his interest. While he was riding his bike to check on a family member in the Garden District about an hour after the tornado came through, he knew he had to film what he saw. Trees were down across the roads and on houses. Power lines were d...
  • Entergy: Power outage update

    Entergy: Power outage update

    Friday, October 17 2014 3:03 PM EDT2014-10-17 19:03:01 GMT
    (KNOE 8 News) - Just over 4,000 homes in Ouachita Parish are still without power.
    (KNOE 8 News) - Just over 4,000 homes in Ouachita Parish are still without power.
  • Restricted access to Garden District

    Restricted access to Garden District

    Friday, October 17 2014 2:59 PM EDT2014-10-17 18:59:07 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Section by section, police are evacuating Monroe's Garden District while the powerlines are energized.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Section by section, police are evacuating Monroe's Garden District while the powerlines are energized.
  • Food Bank collects goods for storm victims

    Food Bank collects goods for storm victims

    Friday, October 17 2014 1:22 PM EDT2014-10-17 17:22:48 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News Food Bank) - The Food Bank of Northeast Louisiana will be open tomorrow, Saturday October 17th., form 9:00 am to 3:00 pm to accept food donations to assist the victims of our recent tornado.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News Food Bank) - The Food Bank of Northeast Louisiana will be open tomorrow, Saturday October 17th., form 9:00 am to 3:00 pm to accept food donations to assist the victims of our recent tornado.
  • Water customers given payment extension, fees waived

    Water customers given payment extension, fees waived

    Friday, October 17 2014 1:15 PM EDT2014-10-17 17:15:38 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News & City of Monroe) - Due to the extenuating circumstances associated with Monday's tornado, residential and commercial customers within the Garden District area will be given an extension to pay their current water bill, rather than facing any scheduled disconnects or cut-offs within the next 30-days.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News & City of Monroe) - Due to the extenuating circumstances associated with Monday's tornado, residential and commercial customers within the Garden District area will be given an extension to pay their current water bill, rather than facing any scheduled disconnects or cut-offs within the next 30-days.
  • Damage Preventing Garbage Service within Garden District

    Damage Preventing Garbage Service within Garden District

    Friday, October 17 2014 1:12 PM EDT2014-10-17 17:12:11 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News & City of Monroe) - Due to the widespread damage caused by Monday's tornado, and the ongoing electrical repairs and storm debris removal, Monroe Public Works will not be able to run regular garbage services within the Garden District.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News & City of Monroe) - Due to the widespread damage caused by Monday's tornado, and the ongoing electrical repairs and storm debris removal, Monroe Public Works will not be able to run regular garbage services within the Garden District.
  • 3 accused of witness intimidation

    3 accused of witness intimidation

    Friday, October 17 2014 11:50 AM EDT2014-10-17 15:50:54 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - One day after Baton Rouge police arrested a 21-year-old man and accused him in a shooting death, police arrested three of the man's relatives and accused them of attempting to intimidate a witness in the case.
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - One day after Baton Rouge police arrested a 21-year-old man and accused him in a shooting death, police arrested three of the man's relatives and accused them of attempting to intimidate a witness in the case.
  • Obama announcing plan to tighten card security

    Obama announcing plan to tighten card security

    Friday, October 17 2014 11:47 AM EDT2014-10-17 15:47:13 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is announcing a government plan to tighten security for the debit cards that transmit federal benefits like Social Security to millions of Americans.
    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is announcing a government plan to tighten security for the debit cards that transmit federal benefits like Social Security to millions of Americans.
  • Medical examiner: Rivers died of low blood oxygen

    Medical examiner: Rivers died of low blood oxygen

    Friday, October 17 2014 11:45 AM EDT2014-10-17 15:45:42 GMT
    NEW YORK (AP) - The New York City medical examiner says Joan Rivers died from low blood oxygen during a medical procedure.
    NEW YORK (AP) - The New York City medical examiner says Joan Rivers died from low blood oxygen during a medical procedure.
  • Police stymied finding ID of man in stabbings

    Police stymied finding ID of man in stabbings

    Friday, October 17 2014 11:42 AM EDT2014-10-17 15:42:58 GMT
    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Connecticut State Police are stymied as they try to identify the man who slashed two passengers in a box-cutter rampage aboard a tour bus on Interstate 95 before he was fatally shot by a trooper in Norwalk.
    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Connecticut State Police are stymied as they try to identify the man who slashed two passengers in a box-cutter rampage aboard a tour bus on Interstate 95 before he was fatally shot by a trooper in Norwalk.
  • DA files contempt citation against sheriff's dept.

    DA files contempt citation against sheriff's dept.

    Friday, October 17 2014 11:40 AM EDT2014-10-17 15:40:12 GMT
    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Hinds County District Attorney Robert Shuler Smith has filed a contempt citation against the Hinds County Sheriff's Department for allegedly leaking incorrect information about a grand jury indictment to the media.
    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Hinds County District Attorney Robert Shuler Smith has filed a contempt citation against the Hinds County Sheriff's Department for allegedly leaking incorrect information about a grand jury indictment to the media.
  • Coastal Cleanup on South Miss. beaches Saturday

    Coastal Cleanup on South Miss. beaches Saturday

    Friday, October 17 2014 11:34 AM EDT2014-10-17 15:34:48 GMT
    GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) - Beachgoers may notice cleaner sands this weekend as nearly 2,000 volunteers have registered for the 26th annual Mississippi Coastal Cleanup, taking place from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday.
    GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) - Beachgoers may notice cleaner sands this weekend as nearly 2,000 volunteers have registered for the 26th annual Mississippi Coastal Cleanup, taking place from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday.
  • Air shows at Keesler Air Force Base in 2015

    Air shows at Keesler Air Force Base in 2015

    Friday, October 17 2014 11:30 AM EDT2014-10-17 15:30:11 GMT
    BILOXI, Miss. (AP) - Jets will dance through the air above South Mississippi in the spring when the Keesler air show returns after four years.
    BILOXI, Miss. (AP) - Jets will dance through the air above South Mississippi in the spring when the Keesler air show returns after four years.
  • Inquest set in Missoula strip-club shooting

    Inquest set in Missoula strip-club shooting

    Friday, October 17 2014 11:24 AM EDT2014-10-17 15:24:49 GMT
    MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - The Missoula County attorney's office has scheduled a coroner's inquest for Nov. 3 in a fatal shooting last month outside a Missoula strip club.
    MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - The Missoula County attorney's office has scheduled a coroner's inquest for Nov. 3 in a fatal shooting last month outside a Missoula strip club.
  • Ex-sheriff pleads not guilty to federal charges

    Ex-sheriff pleads not guilty to federal charges

    Friday, October 17 2014 11:12 AM EDT2014-10-17 15:12:12 GMT
    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Former Bossier Parish Sheriff Larry Deen made his first appearance in federal court since being indicted last month on theft and conspiracy charges.
    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Former Bossier Parish Sheriff Larry Deen made his first appearance in federal court since being indicted last month on theft and conspiracy charges.
  • Old high school site gets historical marker

    Old high school site gets historical marker

    Friday, October 17 2014 11:11 AM EDT2014-10-17 15:11:09 GMT
    GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) - A historical maker will be placed Saturday at the site of the former Gulfport High School.
    GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) - A historical maker will be placed Saturday at the site of the former Gulfport High School.
  • Obama weighs Ebola czar; Texas toughens monitoring

    Obama weighs Ebola czar; Texas toughens monitoring

    Friday, October 17 2014 11:05 AM EDT2014-10-17 15:05:13 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is conceding that it may make sense to have a single person lead the administration's effort to fight Ebola.
    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is conceding that it may make sense to have a single person lead the administration's effort to fight Ebola.
  • Pistorius sentencing: Final arguments begin

    Pistorius sentencing: Final arguments begin

    Friday, October 17 2014 11:02 AM EDT2014-10-17 15:02:44 GMT
    PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - Oscar Pistorius' chief defense lawyer says the athlete did not act with any "deviousness" when he killed girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp and that he felt vulnerable and anxious.
    PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - Oscar Pistorius' chief defense lawyer says the athlete did not act with any "deviousness" when he killed girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp and that he felt vulnerable and anxious.
  • Miss. Supreme Court upholds condo suit ruling

    Miss. Supreme Court upholds condo suit ruling

    Friday, October 17 2014 11:00 AM EDT2014-10-17 15:00:28 GMT
    KILN, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi Supreme Court has upheld a state judge's decision that all of Nicola Road in Hancock County is a public thoroughfare.
    KILN, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi Supreme Court has upheld a state judge's decision that all of Nicola Road in Hancock County is a public thoroughfare.
  • Rare ancient Chinese bronzes go on display in US

    Rare ancient Chinese bronzes go on display in US

    Friday, October 17 2014 10:57 AM EDT2014-10-17 14:57:56 GMT
    SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - When the mysterious people of China's Sanxingdui (San-Shing-Dway) packed up and moved 3,000 years ago, they left behind no written language, nor any indication of where they were going.
    SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - When the mysterious people of China's Sanxingdui (San-Shing-Dway) packed up and moved 3,000 years ago, they left behind no written language, nor any indication of where they were going.
  • Entertainment history!

    Entertainment history!

    Friday, October 17 2014 10:54 AM EDT2014-10-17 14:54:23 GMT
    (AP)- On Oct. 17, 1957, the movie "Jailhouse Rock," starring Elvis Presley, premiered in Memphis.
    (AP)- On Oct. 17, 1957, the movie "Jailhouse Rock," starring Elvis Presley, premiered in Memphis.
  • Today's Highlight in History

    Today's Highlight in History

    Friday, October 17 2014 10:52 AM EDT2014-10-17 14:52:17 GMT
    (AP)- In Oct. 17, 1814, the London Beer Flood inundated the St. Giles district of the British capital as a vat at Meux's Brewery on Tottenham Court Road ruptured, causing other vats to burst as well and sending more than 320-thousand gallons of beer into the streets; up to nine people were reported killed.
    (AP)- In Oct. 17, 1814, the London Beer Flood inundated the St. Giles district of the British capital as a vat at Meux's Brewery on Tottenham Court Road ruptured, causing other vats to burst as well and sending more than 320-thousand gallons of beer into the streets; up to nine people were reported killed.
  • Tarantino film gets permit to use Telluride ranch

    Tarantino film gets permit to use Telluride ranch

    Friday, October 17 2014 10:47 AM EDT2014-10-17 14:47:29 GMT
    DENVER (AP) - San Miguel County Commissioners have approved a special-use permit to let Quentin Tarantino use a ranch near Telluride to shoot the upcoming film "The Hateful Eight."
    DENVER (AP) - San Miguel County Commissioners have approved a special-use permit to let Quentin Tarantino use a ranch near Telluride to shoot the upcoming film "The Hateful Eight."
  • British footballer convicted of rape out of jail

    British footballer convicted of rape out of jail

    Friday, October 17 2014 10:43 AM EDT2014-10-17 14:43:28 GMT
    LONDON (AP) - A former Premier League player who was convicted of rape has been released from jail amid a national debate about whether he should be allowed to play professionally again.
    LONDON (AP) - A former Premier League player who was convicted of rape has been released from jail amid a national debate about whether he should be allowed to play professionally again.
  • Oil spill money fraud sentence upheld

    Oil spill money fraud sentence upheld

    Friday, October 17 2014 10:21 AM EDT2014-10-17 14:21:39 GMT
    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A federal appeals court has upheld the fraud conviction of man who pretended to be a shrimp-boat captain and alleged he lost his livelihood to collect oil spill recovery money.
    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A federal appeals court has upheld the fraud conviction of man who pretended to be a shrimp-boat captain and alleged he lost his livelihood to collect oil spill recovery money.
  • Unarmed French Quarter patrols delayed

    Unarmed French Quarter patrols delayed

    Friday, October 17 2014 10:15 AM EDT2014-10-17 14:15:52 GMT
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu's plan to use voluntary hotel taxes to fund an unarmed, civilian patrol in the French Quarter has hit a snag.
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu's plan to use voluntary hotel taxes to fund an unarmed, civilian patrol in the French Quarter has hit a snag.
  • Arkansas man gets 25 years in child rape case

    Arkansas man gets 25 years in child rape case

    Friday, October 17 2014 10:12 AM EDT2014-10-17 14:12:54 GMT
    BLYTHEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - A Mississippi County jury has sentenced a man to 25 years in prison for raping an 11-year-old girl who was later found dead.
    BLYTHEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - A Mississippi County jury has sentenced a man to 25 years in prison for raping an 11-year-old girl who was later found dead.
  • Sentencing in fiery crash that killed 5 delayed

    Sentencing in fiery crash that killed 5 delayed

    Friday, October 17 2014 10:11 AM EDT2014-10-17 14:11:42 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - An appeals court has halted sentencing of a man convicted of being drunk when he caused a fiery crash that killed five people on Interstate 10.
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - An appeals court has halted sentencing of a man convicted of being drunk when he caused a fiery crash that killed five people on Interstate 10.
  • 8 candidates remain for Lafayette airport director

    8 candidates remain for Lafayette airport director

    Friday, October 17 2014 10:08 AM EDT2014-10-17 14:08:27 GMT
    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - The Lafayette Regional Airport Board of Commissioners has reduced the number of candidates vying to become airport director from 34 to eight.
    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - The Lafayette Regional Airport Board of Commissioners has reduced the number of candidates vying to become airport director from 34 to eight.
  • Avoyelles board begins superintendent search

    Avoyelles board begins superintendent search

    Friday, October 17 2014 10:05 AM EDT2014-10-17 14:05:55 GMT
    MARKSVILLE, La. (AP) - A committee of Avoyelles Parish School Board members will begin the process of finding the district's next superintendent next week.
    MARKSVILLE, La. (AP) - A committee of Avoyelles Parish School Board members will begin the process of finding the district's next superintendent next week.
  • Clinton man dead, 3 charged with capital murder

    Clinton man dead, 3 charged with capital murder

    Friday, October 17 2014 10:02 AM EDT2014-10-17 14:02:59 GMT
    CLINTON, Miss. (AP) - A 62-year-old Clinton man is dead and three people, including his stepdaughter, have been charged with capital murder in his death.
    CLINTON, Miss. (AP) - A 62-year-old Clinton man is dead and three people, including his stepdaughter, have been charged with capital murder in his death.
  • Nov. sentencing date set in sexual battery case

    Nov. sentencing date set in sexual battery case

    Friday, October 17 2014 9:59 AM EDT2014-10-17 13:59:32 GMT
    PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) - A Nov. 21 sentencing date has been set for a Pascagoula man on two counts of sexual battery of two girls under age 14.
    PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) - A Nov. 21 sentencing date has been set for a Pascagoula man on two counts of sexual battery of two girls under age 14.
  • Plan announced for Hattiesburg dog park

    Plan announced for Hattiesburg dog park

    Friday, October 17 2014 9:57 AM EDT2014-10-17 13:57:07 GMT
    HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) - Dog lovers living in and around downtown Hattiesburg may soon be able to visit the city's first neighborhood dog park.
    HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) - Dog lovers living in and around downtown Hattiesburg may soon be able to visit the city's first neighborhood dog park.
  • Biloxi man released from prison, awaits new trial

    Biloxi man released from prison, awaits new trial

    Friday, October 17 2014 9:53 AM EDT2014-10-17 13:53:43 GMT
    BILOXI, Miss. (AP) - A 71-year-old Biloxi man whose murder conviction was overturned by the Mississippi Supreme Court has been released from prison pending further court action.
    BILOXI, Miss. (AP) - A 71-year-old Biloxi man whose murder conviction was overturned by the Mississippi Supreme Court has been released from prison pending further court action.
  • Former firefighter pleads guilty |

    Former firefighter pleads guilty |

    Friday, October 17 2014 9:43 AM EDT2014-10-17 13:43:31 GMT
    BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (AP) - Former New Sight Volunteer Fire Department Capt. Reuben Kahl has pleaded guilty to embezzlement, two counts of uttering forgery and two counts of misdemeanor uttering a forgery.
    BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (AP) - Former New Sight Volunteer Fire Department Capt. Reuben Kahl has pleaded guilty to embezzlement, two counts of uttering forgery and two counts of misdemeanor uttering a forgery.
  • Recovering neighborhood gets new fire station

    Recovering neighborhood gets new fire station

    Friday, October 17 2014 9:41 AM EDT2014-10-17 13:41:33 GMT
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A new fire station has opened in a New Orleans neighborhood still recovering from Hurricane Katrina.
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A new fire station has opened in a New Orleans neighborhood still recovering from Hurricane Katrina.
  • Man sentenced to death in deadly heroin case

    Man sentenced to death in deadly heroin case

    Friday, October 17 2014 9:26 AM EDT2014-10-17 13:26:56 GMT
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Federal prosecutors in New Orleans say a Los Angeles gang member has been sentenced to life in prison on charges related to heroin trafficking and the death of a federal witness.
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Federal prosecutors in New Orleans say a Los Angeles gang member has been sentenced to life in prison on charges related to heroin trafficking and the death of a federal witness.
  • Forest management tour postponed until 2015

    Forest management tour postponed until 2015

    Friday, October 17 2014 9:23 AM EDT2014-10-17 13:23:24 GMT
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The forest management tour scheduled for Oct. 22 at the Batesville Station has been postponed until spring 2015.
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The forest management tour scheduled for Oct. 22 at the Batesville Station has been postponed until spring 2015.
  • Free legal help offered for cancer patients

    Free legal help offered for cancer patients

    Friday, October 17 2014 9:20 AM EDT2014-10-17 13:20:34 GMT
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Residents in cancer treatment or who have completed treatment are invited to receive free legal assistance covering several important personal documents at an upcoming event.
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Residents in cancer treatment or who have completed treatment are invited to receive free legal assistance covering several important personal documents at an upcoming event.
  • Agency to discuss permits for animal operations

    Agency to discuss permits for animal operations

    Friday, October 17 2014 9:16 AM EDT2014-10-17 13:16:22 GMT
    NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The Arkansas Pollution Control and Ecology Commission will meet to consider extending a moratorium on issuing any new permits for large or medium concentrated animal feeding operations or confined animal operations in the Buffalo River Watershed.
    NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The Arkansas Pollution Control and Ecology Commission will meet to consider extending a moratorium on issuing any new permits for large or medium concentrated animal feeding operations or confined animal operations in the Buffalo River Watershed.
  • Monroe businesses bouncing back, one sign at a time

    Monroe businesses bouncing back, one sign at a time

    Thursday, October 16 2014 11:54 PM EDT2014-10-17 03:54:07 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News)- Businesses are slowing rebuilding after Monday's storm, picking up the pieces to storefronts and trying to get things back to normal. Some have more to fix than others.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News)- Businesses are slowing rebuilding after Monday's storm, picking up the pieces to storefronts and trying to get things back to normal. Some have more to fix than others.
  • West Monroe mom, kids forced out of store while taking shelter

    West Monroe mom, kids forced out of store while taking shelter

    Thursday, October 16 2014 11:40 PM EDT2014-10-17 03:40:37 GMT
    WEST MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News)- Monday's tornado took a lot of people by surprise. When it hit, cars were still on the road and businesses open. One West Monroe business shut its doors in the middle of the storm, leaving a mom and her two kids out on the side walk.
    WEST MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News)- Monday's tornado took a lot of people by surprise. When it hit, cars were still on the road and businesses open. One West Monroe business shut its doors in the middle of the storm, leaving a mom and her two kids out on the side walk.
  • Ruston mayor candidates debate at Tech

    Ruston mayor candidates debate at Tech

    Thursday, October 16 2014 11:22 PM EDT2014-10-17 03:22:24 GMT
    RUSTON, La. (KNOE 8 News) - On Thursday night, the Ruston Chamber of Commerce hosted a mayoral debate on Louisiana Tech's campus. Earlier this year, Mayor Dan Hollingsworth decided to retire at the end of his term and only two candidates are vying for the position.
    RUSTON, La. (KNOE 8 News) - On Thursday night, the Ruston Chamber of Commerce hosted a mayoral debate on Louisiana Tech's campus. Earlier this year, Mayor Dan Hollingsworth decided to retire at the end of his term and only two candidates are vying for the position.
  • Dean Hart Jr. pleads, DA seeks charges against wife

    Dean Hart Jr. pleads, DA seeks charges against wife

    Thursday, October 16 2014 11:09 PM EDT2014-10-17 03:09:58 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News & DA Neal Johnson) - Thursday morning, the 3rd day of his trial, Dean Hart, Jr., entered a guilty plea before Judge Benjamin Jones to 1 count of aggravated battery of Barbara Hart, 1 count of resisting arrest by force, and 1 count of possession of cocaine.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News & DA Neal Johnson) - Thursday morning, the 3rd day of his trial, Dean Hart, Jr., entered a guilty plea before Judge Benjamin Jones to 1 count of aggravated battery of Barbara Hart, 1 count of resisting arrest by force, and 1 count of possession of cocaine.
  • Workers Continue Efforts to Restore Power to Monroe

    Workers Continue Efforts to Restore Power to Monroe

    Thursday, October 16 2014 8:33 PM EDT2014-10-17 00:33:22 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News)--Many people in the Twin Cities are starting to see their lights come back on.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News)--Many people in the Twin Cities are starting to see their lights come back on.
  • Legends Square breaks ground in Grambling

    Legends Square breaks ground in Grambling

    Thursday, October 16 2014 8:25 PM EDT2014-10-17 00:25:41 GMT
    GRAMBLING, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Today the city of Grambling held a ground breaking ceremony for Legends Square. Legends Square is a new complex in Grambling that will bring the city its first ever supermarket, along with a hotel, restaurants, and retail shops.
    GRAMBLING, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Today the city of Grambling held a ground breaking ceremony for Legends Square. Legends Square is a new complex in Grambling that will bring the city its first ever supermarket, along with a hotel, restaurants, and retail shops.
  • Salvation Army Provides Meals to Those Still Without Power

    Salvation Army Provides Meals to Those Still Without Power

    Thursday, October 16 2014 8:23 PM EDT2014-10-17 00:23:09 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News)--The Salvation Army has a stand set up in Forsythe Park where they've been feeding hundreds people for the last couple of days.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News)--The Salvation Army has a stand set up in Forsythe Park where they've been feeding hundreds people for the last couple of days.
  • Landrieu endorses Mayo in Alexandria

    Landrieu endorses Mayo in Alexandria

    Thursday, October 16 2014 3:58 PM EDT2014-10-16 19:58:41 GMT
    NEW ORLEANS, La (KNOE 8 News &  Sen. Landrieu) – Thursday, in Alexandria, Louisiana Senator MaryLandrieu endorsed Mayor of Monroe, Jamie Mayo, for the 5thCongressional District race.
    NEW ORLEANS, La (KNOE 8 News &  Sen. Landrieu) – Thursday, in Alexandria, Louisiana Senator MaryLandrieu endorsed Mayor of Monroe, Jamie Mayo, for the 5thCongressional District race.
  • US jobless aid applications fall to 14-year low

    US jobless aid applications fall to 14-year low

    Thursday, October 16 2014 12:43 PM EDT2014-10-16 16:43:04 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment aid dropped to the lowest level in 14 years last week, the latest signal that companies are cutting few workers and hiring could remain healthy.
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment aid dropped to the lowest level in 14 years last week, the latest signal that companies are cutting few workers and hiring could remain healthy.
  • Affordable housing complex taking shape in Houma

    Affordable housing complex taking shape in Houma

    Thursday, October 16 2014 12:41 PM EDT2014-10-16 16:41:25 GMT
    HOUMA, La. (AP) - A New Orleans human service charity group says it hopes the Bayou Cane affordable housing apartments will be the first of many projects it will be involved with in the Houma area.
    HOUMA, La. (AP) - A New Orleans human service charity group says it hopes the Bayou Cane affordable housing apartments will be the first of many projects it will be involved with in the Houma area.
  • Movie screens to show a special 'Billy Elliot'

    Movie screens to show a special 'Billy Elliot'

    Thursday, October 16 2014 12:39 PM EDT2014-10-16 16:39:14 GMT
    NEW YORK (AP) - If you despaired at missing the sight of 25 Billy Elliots onstage together this fall, get your dancing shoes on.
    NEW YORK (AP) - If you despaired at missing the sight of 25 Billy Elliots onstage together this fall, get your dancing shoes on.
  • Boil Advisory lifted

    Boil Advisory lifted

    Thursday, October 16 2014 12:35 PM EDT2014-10-16 16:35:53 GMT
    A boil advisory for the Goodwill Water System has been canceled. The department of health has tested the water and found it safe to drink.
    A boil advisory for the Goodwill Water System has been canceled. The department of health has tested the water and found it safe to drink.
  • Shots fired at police in 3 Washington towns

    Shots fired at police in 3 Washington towns

    Thursday, October 16 2014 12:34 PM EDT2014-10-16 16:34:05 GMT
    MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) - An officer who was injured helping arrest a man suspected of shooting up police stations and patrol cars in three towns in Snohomish County, Washington, is recovering.
    MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) - An officer who was injured helping arrest a man suspected of shooting up police stations and patrol cars in three towns in Snohomish County, Washington, is recovering.
  • Kansas man charged in rape of 100-year-old

    Kansas man charged in rape of 100-year-old

    Thursday, October 16 2014 12:23 PM EDT2014-10-16 16:23:52 GMT
    WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Wichita authorities have charged a man in the sexual assault and burglary of a 100-year-old woman during a break-in at her home.
    WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Wichita authorities have charged a man in the sexual assault and burglary of a 100-year-old woman during a break-in at her home.
  • Arkansas robber sentenced to 12 years in prison

    Arkansas robber sentenced to 12 years in prison

    Thursday, October 16 2014 12:22 PM EDT2014-10-16 16:22:14 GMT
    FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) - An Arkansas man who dropped his state-issued identification card outside of a gas station he robbed has been sentenced to 12 years in prison.
    FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) - An Arkansas man who dropped his state-issued identification card outside of a gas station he robbed has been sentenced to 12 years in prison.
  • 11 arrested in prostitution sting

    11 arrested in prostitution sting

    Thursday, October 16 2014 12:19 PM EDT2014-10-16 16:19:02 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - As part of ongoing efforts to combat human trafficking and prostitution, law enforcement authorities in East Baton Rouge Parish arrested 11 people within the past week on either prostitution or soliciting prostitution allegations.
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - As part of ongoing efforts to combat human trafficking and prostitution, law enforcement authorities in East Baton Rouge Parish arrested 11 people within the past week on either prostitution or soliciting prostitution allegations.
  • St. James council delays action on pay raises

    St. James council delays action on pay raises

    Thursday, October 16 2014 12:14 PM EDT2014-10-16 16:14:57 GMT
    VACHERIE, La. (AP) - The St. James Parish Council has agreed to delay taking any action on increasing the salaries of the parish's 14 justices of the peace and constables.
    VACHERIE, La. (AP) - The St. James Parish Council has agreed to delay taking any action on increasing the salaries of the parish's 14 justices of the peace and constables.
  • Man indicted for inappropriately touching

    Man indicted for inappropriately touching

    Thursday, October 16 2014 12:13 PM EDT2014-10-16 16:13:07 GMT
    NAPOLEONVILLE, La. (AP) - An Assumption Parish grand jury has indicted a Pierre Part man on charges he inappropriately touched two children between the ages of 4 and 13 over a seven-year period.
    NAPOLEONVILLE, La. (AP) - An Assumption Parish grand jury has indicted a Pierre Part man on charges he inappropriately touched two children between the ages of 4 and 13 over a seven-year period.
  • BESE approves emergency Ebola policies

    BESE approves emergency Ebola policies

    Thursday, October 16 2014 12:10 PM EDT2014-10-16 16:10:21 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Facing questions and worries about Ebola, the state's top school board has approved emergency rules that give local superintendents sweeping new authority to close public schools and send students home if they sense a threat.
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Facing questions and worries about Ebola, the state's top school board has approved emergency rules that give local superintendents sweeping new authority to close public schools and send students home if they sense a threat.
  • Man charged with capital murder in baby's death

    Man charged with capital murder in baby's death

    Thursday, October 16 2014 11:56 AM EDT2014-10-16 15:56:43 GMT
    WEST POINT, Miss. (AP) - Officials say an 18-year-old Starkville man is facing the death penalty in the death of a 2-month-old child.
    WEST POINT, Miss. (AP) - Officials say an 18-year-old Starkville man is facing the death penalty in the death of a 2-month-old child.
  • Adams Co. looks to offset costs of 2011 flooding

    Adams Co. looks to offset costs of 2011 flooding

    Thursday, October 16 2014 11:53 AM EDT2014-10-16 15:53:49 GMT
    NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) - Adams County officials are gathering information in a bid to convince the Federal Emergency Management Agency to offset costs from flood damages three years ago.
    NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) - Adams County officials are gathering information in a bid to convince the Federal Emergency Management Agency to offset costs from flood damages three years ago.
  • Donations to help replace 2 flamingos

    Donations to help replace 2 flamingos

    Thursday, October 16 2014 11:51 AM EDT2014-10-16 15:51:28 GMT
    GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) - A trial has been delayed for three people accused of embezzling money from the Mississippi Gulf Coast Community Action Agency in Gulfport.
    GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) - A trial has been delayed for three people accused of embezzling money from the Mississippi Gulf Coast Community Action Agency in Gulfport.
  • Panel considers campus sexual assault survey

    Panel considers campus sexual assault survey

    Thursday, October 16 2014 11:41 AM EDT2014-10-16 15:41:26 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana advocates against sexual assault say they want to survey college students about their experiences on campuses.
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana advocates against sexual assault say they want to survey college students about their experiences on campuses.
  • Man dies while detained by Union County deputies

    Man dies while detained by Union County deputies

    Thursday, October 16 2014 11:36 AM EDT2014-10-16 15:36:26 GMT
    EL DORADO, Ark. (AP) - Authorities are investigating after a 36-year-old man died while he was being detained by the Union County Sheriff's Office.
    EL DORADO, Ark. (AP) - Authorities are investigating after a 36-year-old man died while he was being detained by the Union County Sheriff's Office.
  • LSU worker to stay off campus after trip to Africa

    LSU worker to stay off campus after trip to Africa

    Thursday, October 16 2014 11:33 AM EDT2014-10-16 15:33:50 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana State University says an employee who trained Liberian police to use protective clothing has been asked to stay off campus for three weeks.
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana State University says an employee who trained Liberian police to use protective clothing has been asked to stay off campus for three weeks.
  • Body of Lucedale man found in Escatawpa River

    Body of Lucedale man found in Escatawpa River

    Thursday, October 16 2014 11:31 AM EDT2014-10-16 15:31:44 GMT
    MOSS POINT, Miss. (AP) - Moss Point police say the Jackson County Sheriff's Flotilla has recovered the body of a Lucedale man who was seen Sunday morning jumping off the Mississippi 613 bridge.
    MOSS POINT, Miss. (AP) - Moss Point police say the Jackson County Sheriff's Flotilla has recovered the body of a Lucedale man who was seen Sunday morning jumping off the Mississippi 613 bridge.
  • Steenkamp cousin: Pistorius apology not genuine

    Steenkamp cousin: Pistorius apology not genuine

    Thursday, October 16 2014 11:14 AM EDT2014-10-16 15:14:13 GMT
    PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - Reeva Steenkamp's cousin says Oscar Pistorius must "pay for what he's done" and testified that she didn't believe the athlete's courtroom apology to the family of the woman he killed was sincere.
    PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - Reeva Steenkamp's cousin says Oscar Pistorius must "pay for what he's done" and testified that she didn't believe the athlete's courtroom apology to the family of the woman he killed was sincere.
  • Governor to help dedicate burn center

    Governor to help dedicate burn center

    Thursday, October 16 2014 11:06 AM EDT2014-10-16 15:06:11 GMT
    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Central Mississippi Medical Center will dedicate its JMS Burn Reconstruction program Thursday.
    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Central Mississippi Medical Center will dedicate its JMS Burn Reconstruction program Thursday.
  • No positive doping tests at World Cup

    No positive doping tests at World Cup

    Thursday, October 16 2014 11:03 AM EDT2014-10-16 15:03:57 GMT
    GENEVA (AP) - Basketball's international governing body says no positive doping tests were recorded at the World Cup or its other major championships this year.
    GENEVA (AP) - Basketball's international governing body says no positive doping tests were recorded at the World Cup or its other major championships this year.
  • Today's Highlight in History

    Today's Highlight in History

    Thursday, October 16 2014 10:45 AM EDT2014-10-16 14:45:00 GMT
    (AP)- On Oct. 16, 1859, radical abolitionist John Brown led a group of 21 men in a raid on Harpers Ferry in western Virginia.
    (AP)- On Oct. 16, 1859, radical abolitionist John Brown led a group of 21 men in a raid on Harpers Ferry in western Virginia.
  • Entertainment history!

    Entertainment history!

    Thursday, October 16 2014 10:42 AM EDT2014-10-16 14:42:57 GMT
    (AP)- On October 16th, 1957, "You Send Me" by Sam Cooke was released. It was his first million-seller.
    (AP)- On October 16th, 1957, "You Send Me" by Sam Cooke was released. It was his first million-seller.
  • Pitt comfortable with oldest son seeing 'Fury'

    Pitt comfortable with oldest son seeing 'Fury'

    Thursday, October 16 2014 10:35 AM EDT2014-10-16 14:35:50 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Brad Pitt feels comfortable with his 13-year old son Maddox seeing the gruesome WWII flick, "Fury."
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Brad Pitt feels comfortable with his 13-year old son Maddox seeing the gruesome WWII flick, "Fury."
  • Rayne man jailed in fraudulent shrimp sales

    Rayne man jailed in fraudulent shrimp sales

    Thursday, October 16 2014 10:31 AM EDT2014-10-16 14:31:40 GMT
    CROWLEY, La. (AP) - Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Enforcement Division agents have arrested a Rayne man for alleged fraudulent shrimp sales.
    CROWLEY, La. (AP) - Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Enforcement Division agents have arrested a Rayne man for alleged fraudulent shrimp sales.
  • Federal Head Start embezzlement trial delayed

    Federal Head Start embezzlement trial delayed

    Thursday, October 16 2014 10:30 AM EDT2014-10-16 14:30:21 GMT
    GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) - A trial has been delayed for three people accused of embezzling money from the Mississippi Gulf Coast Community Action Agency in Gulfport.
    GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) - A trial has been delayed for three people accused of embezzling money from the Mississippi Gulf Coast Community Action Agency in Gulfport.
  • No big winners in Wednesday's lottery drawings

    No big winners in Wednesday's lottery drawings

    Thursday, October 16 2014 10:26 AM EDT2014-10-16 14:26:57 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The Louisiana Lottery Corporation says nobody won the two major jackpots in the Louisiana Lotto and multistate Powerball drawings on Wednesday night.
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The Louisiana Lottery Corporation says nobody won the two major jackpots in the Louisiana Lotto and multistate Powerball drawings on Wednesday night.
  • Miss. inmate denied new trial in 1982 case

    Miss. inmate denied new trial in 1982 case

    Thursday, October 16 2014 10:21 AM EDT2014-10-16 14:21:43 GMT
    Jackson, Miss. (AP) - The U.S. Supreme Court has likely ended a Mississippi inmate's efforts to win new a trial.
    Jackson, Miss. (AP) - The U.S. Supreme Court has likely ended a Mississippi inmate's efforts to win new a trial.
  • 4 running in special Walthall superintendent race

    4 running in special Walthall superintendent race

    Thursday, October 16 2014 10:18 AM EDT2014-10-16 14:18:07 GMT
    TYLERTOWN, Miss. (AP) - Four candidates will be on the ballot for the Nov. 4 special election of superintendent of the Walthall County schools.
    TYLERTOWN, Miss. (AP) - Four candidates will be on the ballot for the Nov. 4 special election of superintendent of the Walthall County schools.
  • Couple will serve 9 years for bank heist

    Couple will serve 9 years for bank heist

    Thursday, October 16 2014 10:16 AM EDT2014-10-16 14:16:16 GMT
    PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) - A husband-and-wife duo charged with robbing The First bank in Ocean Springs last year have each been sentenced to serve nine years in prison.
    PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) - A husband-and-wife duo charged with robbing The First bank in Ocean Springs last year have each been sentenced to serve nine years in prison.
  • State seeks to disqualify judicial candidate Deal

    State seeks to disqualify judicial candidate Deal

    Thursday, October 16 2014 10:12 AM EDT2014-10-16 14:12:23 GMT
    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Louisiana has filed a petition to disqualify the district judge candidacy of New Iberia-based lawyer Carolyn Deal, who according to the state Constitution is unqualified because she has not been a practicing lawyer for eight years.
    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Louisiana has filed a petition to disqualify the district judge candidacy of New Iberia-based lawyer Carolyn Deal, who according to the state Constitution is unqualified because she has not been a practicing lawyer for eight years.
  • Soybean plant bug found in Baton Rouge area

    Soybean plant bug found in Baton Rouge area

    Thursday, October 16 2014 9:41 AM EDT2014-10-16 13:41:59 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A bug that likes to munch on soybean stems - first spotted in northeast Louisiana - has entered the Baton Rouge area.
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A bug that likes to munch on soybean stems - first spotted in northeast Louisiana - has entered the Baton Rouge area.
  • Storm-affected businesses get tax filing extension

    Storm-affected businesses get tax filing extension

    Thursday, October 16 2014 9:39 AM EDT2014-10-16 13:39:52 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Filing extensions are available on a case-by-case basis to Ouachita Parish businesses affected by Monday's severe weather.
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Filing extensions are available on a case-by-case basis to Ouachita Parish businesses affected by Monday's severe weather.
  • Freight shipping company opening Memphis center

    Freight shipping company opening Memphis center

    Thursday, October 16 2014 9:37 AM EDT2014-10-16 13:37:03 GMT
    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. says it is opening a new facility in Memphis.
    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. says it is opening a new facility in Memphis.
  • Sentencing Thursday for former housing agency head

    Sentencing Thursday for former housing agency head

    Thursday, October 16 2014 9:29 AM EDT2014-10-16 13:29:55 GMT
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The former director of a nonprofit housing agency in New Orleans will be sentenced Thursday in a kickback scheme that came to light as the city struggled to clear blight and repair widespread damage in the years after Hurricane Katrina.
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The former director of a nonprofit housing agency in New Orleans will be sentenced Thursday in a kickback scheme that came to light as the city struggled to clear blight and repair widespread damage in the years after Hurricane Katrina.
  • Conservation grant awarded to university extension

    Conservation grant awarded to university extension

    Thursday, October 16 2014 9:22 AM EDT2014-10-16 13:22:55 GMT
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The Natural Resources Conservation Service has awarded a nearly $75,000 Conservation Innovation Grant to the University of Arkansas Extension Service.
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The Natural Resources Conservation Service has awarded a nearly $75,000 Conservation Innovation Grant to the University of Arkansas Extension Service.
  • Former HUD secretary to present dream initiative

    Former HUD secretary to present dream initiative

    Thursday, October 16 2014 9:20 AM EDT2014-10-16 13:20:46 GMT
    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Former U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Henry Cisneros is expected at the University of Arkansas to promote an initiative that promotes opportunities for immigrant families.
    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Former U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Henry Cisneros is expected at the University of Arkansas to promote an initiative that promotes opportunities for immigrant families.
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    Oak Grove told they are not at risk of Ebola virus

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  • Tallulah mayor, wife in weekend car crash

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    TALLULAH, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Mayor of Tallulah Paxton Branch and his wife were involved in a rollover crash Saturday on their way to Grambling's Homecoming.
  • NWS confirms two tornadoes hit Ouachita Parish Monday

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    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - The National Weather Service has completed its damage survey for the storm on Monday, October 13, and have confirmed two tornadoes formed in Ouachita Parish.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - The National Weather Service has completed its damage survey for the storm on Monday, October 13, and have confirmed two tornadoes formed in Ouachita Parish.
  • Monroe attorney Charles Kincade dies at 54

    Monroe attorney Charles Kincade dies at 54

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    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Well-known Monroe defense attorney Charles Kincade died while on vacation in Germany.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Well-known Monroe defense attorney Charles Kincade died while on vacation in Germany.
  • Garden District Damage From a Bicycle

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    (KNOE 8 Sports) - Here are the game scores for Week #7 of the 2014-2015 high school football season.

    (KNOE 8 Sports) - Here are the game scores for Week #7 of the 2014-2015 high school football season.

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    UPDATE: KNOE 8 News has learned an account to assist the family of Wednesday morning's double fatal fire has been established Ouachita Independent Bank.
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