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  • NFL seeks to dismiss ex-players' painkillers suit

    NFL seeks to dismiss ex-players' painkillers suit

    Thursday, October 30 2014 9:28 AM EDT2014-10-30 13:28:23 GMT
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The National Football League is seeking to dismiss a lawsuit filed by former players who allege team officials gave them powerful painkillers and other drugs to keep them on the field without regard for their long-term health.  
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The National Football League is seeking to dismiss a lawsuit filed by former players who allege team officials gave them powerful painkillers and other drugs to keep them on the field without regard for their long-term health.  
  • Hernandez lawyers to argue for murder trial move

    Hernandez lawyers to argue for murder trial move

    Thursday, October 30 2014 9:23 AM EDT2014-10-30 13:23:54 GMT
    FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - Lawyers for former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez are set to go before a judge to argue that his trial in the 2013 killing of a semiprofessional football player should be moved because of intense pretrial media coverage.
    FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - Lawyers for former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez are set to go before a judge to argue that his trial in the 2013 killing of a semiprofessional football player should be moved because of intense pretrial media coverage.
  • Flashback Thursday - 1st Gen iPhone Release

    Flashback Thursday - 1st Gen iPhone Release

    Thursday, October 30 2014 1:00 AM EDT2014-10-30 05:00:15 GMT

    (KNOE 8 News) - For our first special report, Flashback Thursday, we take look at the release of a (then) new gadget that has redefined the mobile experience for all of us.

    (KNOE 8 News) - For our first special report, Flashback Thursday, we take look at the release of a (then) new gadget that has redefined the mobile experience for all of us.

  • Ouachita Parish Sheriff: Arrest in credit union robbery

    Ouachita Parish Sheriff: Arrest in credit union robbery

    Thursday, October 30 2014 12:21 AM EDT2014-10-30 04:21:18 GMT

    OUACHITA PARISH, La. (KNOE 8 News & OPSO) - A 34-year-old West Monroe man is arrested in connection with the robbery at Centric Federal Credit Union Wednesday morning. The robbery happened at the location on Arkansas Road.

    OUACHITA PARISH, La. (KNOE 8 News & OPSO) - A 34-year-old West Monroe man is arrested in connection with the robbery at Centric Federal Credit Union Wednesday morning. The robbery happened at the location on Arkansas Road.

  • 14 Amendments in 14 Days: Amendment 10

    14 Amendments in 14 Days: Amendment 10

    Thursday, October 30 2014 12:17 AM EDT2014-10-30 04:17:48 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - This is 14 Amendments in 14 Days and this is the tenth proposed amendment. Property owners who don't pay their taxes are at risk of loosing their property. After the property is listed for tax sale, either an investor or the local government becomes responsible for the property. The owners have a redemption period of 3-years to pay off the taxes and regain control of the property.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - This is 14 Amendments in 14 Days and this is the tenth proposed amendment. Property owners who don't pay their taxes are at risk of loosing their property. After the property is listed for tax sale, either an investor or the local government becomes responsible for the property. The owners have a redemption period of 3-years to pay off the taxes and regain control of the property.
  • 14 Amendments in 14 Days: Amendment 9

    14 Amendments in 14 Days: Amendment 9

    Thursday, October 30 2014 12:17 AM EDT2014-10-30 04:17:26 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - This is 14 Amendments in 14 Days and this is the ninth proposed amendment. Currently, permanently disabled residents under the age of 65 are eligible for a special tax break. Their assessed property values are frozen, so essentially their property taxes will not increase.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - This is 14 Amendments in 14 Days and this is the ninth proposed amendment. Currently, permanently disabled residents under the age of 65 are eligible for a special tax break. Their assessed property values are frozen, so essentially their property taxes will not increase.
  • Senate candidates debate for the last time before elections

    Senate candidates debate for the last time before elections

    Wednesday, October 29 2014 11:42 PM EDT2014-10-30 03:42:33 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (KNOE 8 News/WAFB)--The front runners for the senate seat debated hot button topics Wednesday night in Baton Rouge for the last time ahead of the election. 
    BATON ROUGE, La. (KNOE 8 News/WAFB)--The front runners for the senate seat debated hot button topics Wednesday night in Baton Rouge for the last time ahead of the election. 
  • Excellence Academy files lawsuit against Monroe City School Board

    Excellence Academy files lawsuit against Monroe City School Board

    Wednesday, October 29 2014 9:27 PM EDT2014-10-30 01:27:52 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Excellence Academy Charter School has hired an attorney and is starting a lawsuit against the Monroe City School Board.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Excellence Academy Charter School has hired an attorney and is starting a lawsuit against the Monroe City School Board.
  • Food truck ordinance almost ready to roll

    Food truck ordinance almost ready to roll

    Wednesday, October 29 2014 8:47 PM EDT2014-10-30 00:47:44 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News)- Food truck vendors are waiting for the final go-ahead to roll into Monroe, and they might not have to wait much longer. Tuesday night, Monroe city council voted to pass a controversial food truck ordinance that would allow them here.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News)- Food truck vendors are waiting for the final go-ahead to roll into Monroe, and they might not have to wait much longer. Tuesday night, Monroe city council voted to pass a controversial food truck ordinance that would allow them here.
  • US sends health official to Cuban Ebola meeting

    US sends health official to Cuban Ebola meeting

    Wednesday, October 29 2014 1:06 PM EDT2014-10-29 17:06:55 GMT
    HAVANA (AP) - The United States has sent a health official to a Cuban meeting on coordinating Latin America's response to Ebola.
    HAVANA (AP) - The United States has sent a health official to a Cuban meeting on coordinating Latin America's response to Ebola.
  • NC courthouse shooting victims listed in critical

    NC courthouse shooting victims listed in critical

    Wednesday, October 29 2014 12:49 PM EDT2014-10-29 16:49:00 GMT
    NASHVILLE, N.C. (AP) - Police say that two men are in critical condition a day after a gunman shot them in front of a North Carolina courthouse.
    NASHVILLE, N.C. (AP) - Police say that two men are in critical condition a day after a gunman shot them in front of a North Carolina courthouse.
  • Not guilty pleas entered for Indiana suspect

    Not guilty pleas entered for Indiana suspect

    Wednesday, October 29 2014 12:47 PM EDT2014-10-29 16:47:14 GMT
    CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) - A judge has entered informal not guilty pleas on behalf of a former Marine who is charged in the strangulation deaths of two women found in northwestern Indiana and is suspected of killing five others.
    CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) - A judge has entered informal not guilty pleas on behalf of a former Marine who is charged in the strangulation deaths of two women found in northwestern Indiana and is suspected of killing five others.
  • Police: Child rape suspect vowed to kill victim

    Police: Child rape suspect vowed to kill victim

    Wednesday, October 29 2014 12:44 PM EDT2014-10-29 16:44:46 GMT
    BOSTON (AP) - Authorities say a child rape suspect who went on a violent cross-country crime spree told people his "ultimate goal" was to return to Massachusetts to kill the 13-year-old rape victim.
    BOSTON (AP) - Authorities say a child rape suspect who went on a violent cross-country crime spree told people his "ultimate goal" was to return to Massachusetts to kill the 13-year-old rape victim.
  • Man dies in Tangipahoa Parish crash

    Man dies in Tangipahoa Parish crash

    Wednesday, October 29 2014 12:42 PM EDT2014-10-29 16:42:52 GMT
    ROBERT, La. (AP) - Authorities say a 44-year-old Robert man died in a single vehicle accident on U.S. Highway 190 in Tangipahoa Parish.
    ROBERT, La. (AP) - Authorities say a 44-year-old Robert man died in a single vehicle accident on U.S. Highway 190 in Tangipahoa Parish.
  • 3 men jailed in $7 million cocaine bust in Denmark

    3 men jailed in $7 million cocaine bust in Denmark

    Wednesday, October 29 2014 12:40 PM EDT2014-10-29 16:40:19 GMT
    COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) - A Danish court has sentenced three men from Germany, Colombia and Denmark to prison for the attempted smuggling and distribution of 200 kilograms (440 pounds) of cocaine, valued at more than 43 million kroner ($7 million).
    COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) - A Danish court has sentenced three men from Germany, Colombia and Denmark to prison for the attempted smuggling and distribution of 200 kilograms (440 pounds) of cocaine, valued at more than 43 million kroner ($7 million).
  • Country music fest coming to NY's Randall's Island

    Country music fest coming to NY's Randall's Island

    Wednesday, October 29 2014 12:24 PM EDT2014-10-29 16:24:45 GMT
    NEW YORK (AP) - A new three-day country music festival starring Luke Bryan, Brad Paisley and Dierks Bentley will debut in New York City next summer.
    NEW YORK (AP) - A new three-day country music festival starring Luke Bryan, Brad Paisley and Dierks Bentley will debut in New York City next summer.
  • Tax cuts, health care highlight governor's race

    Tax cuts, health care highlight governor's race

    Wednesday, October 29 2014 12:20 PM EDT2014-10-29 16:20:47 GMT
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The candidates running to be Arkansas' next governor both boast a longtime history in the state's political scene that they say has best prepared them for the state's top office.
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The candidates running to be Arkansas' next governor both boast a longtime history in the state's political scene that they say has best prepared them for the state's top office.
  • New Batman Affleck backs bat-protection efforts

    New Batman Affleck backs bat-protection efforts

    Wednesday, October 29 2014 12:19 PM EDT2014-10-29 16:19:18 GMT
    BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. (AP) - Two of the stars of the upcoming movie "Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice" have added some Hollywood heft to a Detroit-area group's efforts to protect bats.
    BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. (AP) - Two of the stars of the upcoming movie "Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice" have added some Hollywood heft to a Detroit-area group's efforts to protect bats.
  • Charles Kincade visitation set for Thursday

    Charles Kincade visitation set for Thursday

    Wednesday, October 29 2014 12:18 PM EDT2014-10-29 16:18:58 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Visitation for Monroe attorney Charles Kincade is scheduled from 5-8 p.m. Thursday (Oct. 30) at the West Monroe Convention Center.Well-known Monroe defense attorney Kincade, 54, died while on vacation in Germany on Oct. 18.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Visitation for Monroe attorney Charles Kincade is scheduled from 5-8 p.m. Thursday (Oct. 30) at the West Monroe Convention Center.Well-known Monroe defense attorney Kincade, 54, died while on vacation in Germany on Oct. 18.
  • God created the Big Bang, says the Pope

    God created the Big Bang, says the Pope

    Wednesday, October 29 2014 12:16 PM EDT2014-10-29 16:16:24 GMT
    (CNN)- The Big Bang? Evolution? yeah, God did that... Those ideas expressed by Pope Francis during a recent address at the Vatican about the evolving concepts of nature.
    (CNN)- The Big Bang? Evolution? yeah, God did that... Those ideas expressed by Pope Francis during a recent address at the Vatican about the evolving concepts of nature.
  • 2 civil lawsuits filed over Arkansas train wreck

    2 civil lawsuits filed over Arkansas train wreck

    Wednesday, October 29 2014 12:05 PM EDT2014-10-29 16:05:41 GMT
    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Two passengers on an excursion train that was struck head-on by another train in northwest Arkansas have filed civil lawsuits against the Arkansas Missouri Railroad.
    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Two passengers on an excursion train that was struck head-on by another train in northwest Arkansas have filed civil lawsuits against the Arkansas Missouri Railroad.
  • Slidell to create economic district for mall

    Slidell to create economic district for mall

    Wednesday, October 29 2014 12:01 PM EDT2014-10-29 16:01:13 GMT
    SLIDELL, La. (AP) - The Slidell City Council has proposed creating a special taxing district for the North Shore Square mall.
    SLIDELL, La. (AP) - The Slidell City Council has proposed creating a special taxing district for the North Shore Square mall.
  • NY police investigate woman's killing, train death

    NY police investigate woman's killing, train death

    Wednesday, October 29 2014 11:53 AM EDT2014-10-29 15:53:30 GMT
    FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) - New York authorities are investigating whether the killing of a woman found outside an apartment building and the nearby death of a man struck by a train are linked.
    FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) - New York authorities are investigating whether the killing of a woman found outside an apartment building and the nearby death of a man struck by a train are linked.
  • Sheriff's deputies find body in vacant lot

    Sheriff's deputies find body in vacant lot

    Wednesday, October 29 2014 11:49 AM EDT2014-10-29 15:49:44 GMT
    LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - Authorities say Calcasieu Parish sheriff's deputies searching for a shoplifter found a body in a vacant lot.
    LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - Authorities say Calcasieu Parish sheriff's deputies searching for a shoplifter found a body in a vacant lot.
  • Casino servers settle lawsuit over skimpy uniforms

    Casino servers settle lawsuit over skimpy uniforms

    Wednesday, October 29 2014 11:48 AM EDT2014-10-29 15:48:16 GMT
    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - Forty women employed at an Atlantic City casino have resolved their discrimination lawsuit over skimpy uniforms.
    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - Forty women employed at an Atlantic City casino have resolved their discrimination lawsuit over skimpy uniforms.
  • Chrysler recalls over 566,000 trucks, SUVs

    Chrysler recalls over 566,000 trucks, SUVs

    Wednesday, October 29 2014 11:44 AM EDT2014-10-29 15:44:33 GMT
    DETROIT (AP) - Chrysler is recalling more than 566,000 SUVs and trucks because malfunctioning fuel heaters can cause fires, or a software glitch can disable the electronic stability control.
    DETROIT (AP) - Chrysler is recalling more than 566,000 SUVs and trucks because malfunctioning fuel heaters can cause fires, or a software glitch can disable the electronic stability control.
  • Rescuers press to save 18 trapped Turkish miners

    Rescuers press to save 18 trapped Turkish miners

    Wednesday, October 29 2014 11:43 AM EDT2014-10-29 15:43:16 GMT
    ISTANBUL (AP) - Rescue workers have been pumping water out of a coal mine in southern Turkey all night as relatives wait anxiously nearby after surging waters trapped 18 Turkish miners deep underground.
    ISTANBUL (AP) - Rescue workers have been pumping water out of a coal mine in southern Turkey all night as relatives wait anxiously nearby after surging waters trapped 18 Turkish miners deep underground.
  • Police: Arkansas officer struck by car in roadway

    Police: Arkansas officer struck by car in roadway

    Wednesday, October 29 2014 11:40 AM EDT2014-10-29 15:40:48 GMT
    JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) - Jonesboro police say an officer has been injured after being struck by a car while directing traffic.
    JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) - Jonesboro police say an officer has been injured after being struck by a car while directing traffic.
  • Nurse: I'll go to court if Maine quarantines me

    Nurse: I'll go to court if Maine quarantines me

    Wednesday, October 29 2014 11:36 AM EDT2014-10-29 15:36:43 GMT
    FORT KENT, Maine (AP) - A nurse from Maine who's in isolation after treating Ebola patients in West Africa says she's prepared to go to court if the state tries to quarantine her.
    FORT KENT, Maine (AP) - A nurse from Maine who's in isolation after treating Ebola patients in West Africa says she's prepared to go to court if the state tries to quarantine her.
  • MidSouth Bancorp posts $4.3 million profit

    MidSouth Bancorp posts $4.3 million profit

    Wednesday, October 29 2014 11:30 AM EDT2014-10-29 15:30:45 GMT
    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Lafayette-based MidSouth Bancorp Inc. reports a third-quarter profit of $4.3 million, compared to $3.1 million a year ago.
    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Lafayette-based MidSouth Bancorp Inc. reports a third-quarter profit of $4.3 million, compared to $3.1 million a year ago.
  • 150 cats found in NY home of known feline hoarder

    150 cats found in NY home of known feline hoarder

    Wednesday, October 29 2014 11:25 AM EDT2014-10-29 15:25:43 GMT
    SCHAGHTICOKE, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities have found 150 cats in a New York home owned by a woman who along with her sister was stopped four years ago by police who discovered 77 cats in their cars.
    SCHAGHTICOKE, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities have found 150 cats in a New York home owned by a woman who along with her sister was stopped four years ago by police who discovered 77 cats in their cars.
  • Exhibit on Paul Simon's life to debut at Rock Hall

    Exhibit on Paul Simon's life to debut at Rock Hall

    Wednesday, October 29 2014 11:20 AM EDT2014-10-29 15:20:17 GMT
    CLEVELAND (AP) - An exhibit chronicling Paul Simon's career will debut at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum.
    CLEVELAND (AP) - An exhibit chronicling Paul Simon's career will debut at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum.
  • Entertainment history!

    Entertainment history!

    Wednesday, October 29 2014 11:17 AM EDT2014-10-29 15:17:49 GMT
    (AP)- On October 29th, 1936, singer Hank Snow made his first recordings, "Lonesome Blue Yodel" and "Prisoned Cowboy."
    (AP)- On October 29th, 1936, singer Hank Snow made his first recordings, "Lonesome Blue Yodel" and "Prisoned Cowboy."
  • Today's Highlight in History

    Today's Highlight in History

    Today's Highlight in History

    Wednesday, October 29 2014 11:11 AM EDT2014-10-29 15:11:32 GMT
    (AP)- On Oct. 29, 1964, thieves made off with the Star of India and other gems from the American Museum of Natural History in New York.
    (AP)- On Oct. 29, 1964, thieves made off with the Star of India and other gems from the American Museum of Natural History in New York.
  • Plaintiffs accuse Exxon of stifling oil spill case

    Plaintiffs accuse Exxon of stifling oil spill case

    Wednesday, October 29 2014 11:06 AM EDT2014-10-29 15:06:12 GMT
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Plaintiffs in an oil spill lawsuit against Exxon Mobil want documents in the case to be public.
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Plaintiffs in an oil spill lawsuit against Exxon Mobil want documents in the case to be public.
  • Police: Jonesboro man arrested in marijuana bust

    Wednesday, October 29 2014 10:48 AM EDT2014-10-29 14:48:25 GMT
    JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) - Jonesboro police have arrested a man after seizing about 210 pounds of marijuana from an area home.
    JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) - Jonesboro police have arrested a man after seizing about 210 pounds of marijuana from an area home.
  • Cause of building collapse may remain a mystery

    Cause of building collapse may remain a mystery

    Wednesday, October 29 2014 10:39 AM EDT2014-10-29 14:39:58 GMT
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The director of the Vieux Carre Commission says what led to the collapse of a 200-year-old French Quarter building likely will remain a mystery.
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The director of the Vieux Carre Commission says what led to the collapse of a 200-year-old French Quarter building likely will remain a mystery.
  • KAQY to air last Senate debate Sunday at Noon

    KAQY to air last Senate debate Sunday at Noon

    Wednesday, October 29 2014 10:38 AM EDT2014-10-29 14:38:37 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu is facing off one last time with her two main Republican challengers before next week's election.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Senate candidates will debate for the final time before the November elections Wednesday evening. KNOE plans to offer a live link to that debate here at KNOE.COM beginning at 7:00 PM. We will air the debate in its entirety this Sunday, November 2nd at noon on our sister station KAQY. Stay tuned for more details.
  • Ascension board to buy land for proposed school

    Ascension board to buy land for proposed school

    Wednesday, October 29 2014 10:22 AM EDT2014-10-29 14:22:10 GMT
    GONZALES, La. (AP) - The Ascension Parish School Board has voted to buy approximately 11 acres for $1.5 million on Louisiana Highway 73 for the site of a future primary school in the Dutchtown area.
    GONZALES, La. (AP) - The Ascension Parish School Board has voted to buy approximately 11 acres for $1.5 million on Louisiana Highway 73 for the site of a future primary school in the Dutchtown area.
  • 1 dead, another wounded in Port Allen shooting

    1 dead, another wounded in Port Allen shooting

    Wednesday, October 29 2014 10:19 AM EDT2014-10-29 14:19:53 GMT
    PORT ALLEN, La. (AP) - Police say one man died and another wounded when they went to Port Allen to buy drugs, but the drug dealer attempted to rob them instead.
    PORT ALLEN, La. (AP) - Police say one man died and another wounded when they went to Port Allen to buy drugs, but the drug dealer attempted to rob them instead.
  • Alexandria wants deal on Coliseum parking lot

    Alexandria wants deal on Coliseum parking lot

    Wednesday, October 29 2014 10:17 AM EDT2014-10-29 14:17:32 GMT
    Alexandria, La. (AP) - The city of Alexandria stands ready to make a deal with the Rapides Parish Police Jury over the Coliseum parking lot, despite the parish suing the city over the issue.
    Alexandria, La. (AP) - The city of Alexandria stands ready to make a deal with the Rapides Parish Police Jury over the Coliseum parking lot, despite the parish suing the city over the issue.
  • Student arrested for having gun at school

    Student arrested for having gun at school

    Wednesday, October 29 2014 10:14 AM EDT2014-10-29 14:14:43 GMT
    HORN LAKE, Miss. (AP) - Authorities say a 16-year-old student at Horn Lake High School will be charged with bringing a gun onto school property.
    HORN LAKE, Miss. (AP) - Authorities say a 16-year-old student at Horn Lake High School will be charged with bringing a gun onto school property.
  • After spat, Pennsylvania school honors Andre Reed

    After spat, Pennsylvania school honors Andre Reed

    Wednesday, October 29 2014 10:06 AM EDT2014-10-29 14:06:54 GMT
    ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) - A Pennsylvania school district is going ahead with plans to name its football field for Hall of Famer Andre Reed.
    ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) - A Pennsylvania school district is going ahead with plans to name its football field for Hall of Famer Andre Reed.
  • NY school cancels last football game, cites hazing

    NY school cancels last football game, cites hazing

    Wednesday, October 29 2014 9:58 AM EDT2014-10-29 13:58:31 GMT
    ELDRED, N.Y. (AP) - Officials in a rural school district in upstate New York say they've canceled the varsity football team's season finale over hazing.
    ELDRED, N.Y. (AP) - Officials in a rural school district in upstate New York say they've canceled the varsity football team's season finale over hazing.
  • Jose Canseco accidentally shoots his left hand

    Jose Canseco accidentally shoots his left hand

    Wednesday, October 29 2014 9:53 AM EDT2014-10-29 13:53:11 GMT
    LAS VEGAS (AP) - Former major league slugger Jose Canseco is recovering after shooting himself in the hand at his Las Vegas home.
    LAS VEGAS (AP) - Former major league slugger Jose Canseco is recovering after shooting himself in the hand at his Las Vegas home.
  • Monroe City Council Ok's food truck ordinance

    Monroe City Council Ok's food truck ordinance

    Tuesday, October 28 2014 11:40 PM EDT2014-10-29 03:40:16 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - The Monroe City Council passed the mobile food ordinance 3-to 1 at Monday night's meeting.The ordinance that passed is very similar to the one Ray Armstrong introduced earlier this year. It will allow more mobile food trucks to open shop in Monroe.Armstrong, Betty Blakes and Gretchen Ezernack all voted in favor, with Kenneth Wilson voting against the ordinance.Eddie Clark did not attend the meeting.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - The Monroe City Council passed the mobile food ordinance 3-to 1 at Monday night's meeting.The ordinance that passed is very similar to the one Ray Armstrong introduced earlier this year. It will allow more mobile food trucks to open shop in Monroe.Armstrong, Betty Blakes and Gretchen Ezernack all voted in favor, with Kenneth Wilson voting against the ordinance.Eddie Clark did not attend the meeting.
  • Lt. Gov. Dardenne talks tourism and the economy in the Arklamiss

    Lt. Gov. Dardenne talks tourism and the economy in the Arklamiss

    Tuesday, October 28 2014 11:08 PM EDT2014-10-29 03:08:40 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News)--Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne was in Monroe on Tuesday as part of a state-wide effort to promote tourism. Locals were able to voice their concerns and ideas on how to strengthen the industry right here in the Arklamiss.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News)--Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne was in Monroe on Tuesday as part of a state-wide effort to promote tourism. Locals were able to voice their concerns and ideas on how to strengthen the industry right here in the Arklamiss.
  • Chlorine burn to kill brain eating amoeba

    Chlorine burn to kill brain eating amoeba

    Tuesday, October 28 2014 8:03 PM EDT2014-10-29 00:03:49 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News)- It's a scary thought for any of us: the notion that a brain eating amoeba could invade the Ark-La-Miss. That's why the city of Monroe is taking proactive steps to prevent this from happening with a chlorine burn.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News)- It's a scary thought for any of us: the notion that a brain eating amoeba could invade the Ark-La-Miss. That's why the city of Monroe is taking proactive steps to prevent this from happening with a chlorine burn.
  • Swanson Juvenile Center Celebrates juvenile justice in Louisiana

    Swanson Juvenile Center Celebrates juvenile justice in Louisiana

    Tuesday, October 28 2014 7:59 PM EDT2014-10-28 23:59:13 GMT
    MONRE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Eight months ago over seventy troubled youth were moved overnight from Jetson Youth Center in Baton Rouge to Swanson in Monroe. Jetson was treating the youth more like inmates and the center was no longer conducive to the therapeutic model Louisiana has moved toward.
    MONRE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Eight months ago over seventy troubled youth were moved overnight from Jetson Youth Center in Baton Rouge to Swanson in Monroe. Jetson was treating the youth more like inmates and the center was no longer conducive to the therapeutic model Louisiana has moved toward.
  • Louisiana Tech's English Department to honor legendary professor, speaker

    Louisiana Tech's English Department to honor legendary professor, speaker

    Tuesday, October 28 2014 7:29 PM EDT2014-10-28 23:29:16 GMT
    RUSTON, La. – (KNOE 8 News La. Tech) - The School of Literature and Language at Louisiana Tech University will honor one of its favorite professors, Dr. H. J. “Tony” Sachs, by naming its upper division English classroom after him during a ceremony November 1st in George T. Madison Hall on the Louisiana Tech campus.
    RUSTON, La. – (KNOE 8 News La. Tech) - The School of Literature and Language at Louisiana Tech University will honor one of its favorite professors, Dr. H. J. “Tony” Sachs, by naming its upper division English classroom after him during a ceremony November 1st in George T. Madison Hall on the Louisiana Tech campus.
  • Office of Juvenile Justice awards Judge Marchman

    Office of Juvenile Justice awards Judge Marchman

    Tuesday, October 28 2014 7:22 PM EDT2014-10-28 23:22:02 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News La. OJJ) - The Office of Juvenile Justice (OJJ) Tuesday presented its 2014 Champion of Louisiana Juvenile Justice Award at the annual Celebration of Change at Swanson Center for Youth in Monroe.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News & La. OJJ) - The Office of Juvenile Justice (OJJ) Tuesday presented its 2014 Champion of Louisiana Juvenile Justice Award at the annual Celebration of Change at Swanson Center for Youth in Monroe.
  • Excellence moves to sue Monroe City Schools, contacts congressman

    Excellence moves to sue Monroe City Schools, contacts congressman

    Tuesday, October 28 2014 7:14 PM EDT2014-10-28 23:14:00 GMT
    Monroe, La. (AP) - Excellence Academy, a Monroe City charter school is preparing to take legal action against its own school district for failing to distribute funds to the school. 
    Monroe, La. (AP) - Excellence Academy, a Monroe City charter school is preparing to take legal action against its own school district for failing to distribute funds to the school. The school has contacted Rep. Vance McAllister for assistance. 
  • Vicksburg seeks Corps permit for proposed fifth casino

    Vicksburg seeks Corps permit for proposed fifth casino

    Tuesday, October 28 2014 7:06 PM EDT2014-10-28 23:06:25 GMT
    VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) - The City of Vicksburg is asking the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to approve a permit for Portofino Resort LLC to install a new elevated walkway for its proposed casino.
    VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) - The City of Vicksburg is asking the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to approve a permit for Portofino Resort LLC to install a new elevated walkway for its proposed casino.
  • LA Tech kicks off homecoming with 5K for charity

    LA Tech kicks off homecoming with 5K for charity

    Tuesday, October 28 2014 2:24 PM EDT2014-10-28 18:24:29 GMT
    RUSTON, La. (KNOE 8)--Louisiana Tech kicked off homecoming on Monday, and students are finding a way to give back to the community. Tech raised money for St. Jude Children's Hospital with their annual 5K.All the students were really excited to have the first event of homecoming week benefit a charity. Those organizing the event say choosing to donate to St. Jude's takes the school's pride ... and spreads it beyond campus."It's a great way to kick off the week. And it's a great week to show th...
    RUSTON, La. (KNOE 8)--Louisiana Tech kicked off homecoming on Monday, and students are finding a way to give back to the community. Tech raised money for St. Jude Children's Hospital with their annual 5K.All the students were really excited to have the first event of homecoming week benefit a charity. Those organizing the event say choosing to donate to St. Jude's takes the school's pride ... and spreads it beyond campus."It's a great way to kick off the week. And it's a great week to show th...
  • Policeman who asked to smell woman's feet arrested

    Policeman who asked to smell woman's feet arrested

    Tuesday, October 28 2014 12:39 PM EDT2014-10-28 16:39:15 GMT
    HOUSTON (AP) - Houston-area authorities say they believe a school district police officer who pulled over a motorist and then asked to smell her feet may have made similar demands of others.
    HOUSTON (AP) - Houston-area authorities say they believe a school district police officer who pulled over a motorist and then asked to smell her feet may have made similar demands of others.
  • Robbery turns to slaying, police say

    Robbery turns to slaying, police say

    Tuesday, October 28 2014 12:35 PM EDT2014-10-28 16:35:23 GMT
    CANTON, Miss. (AP) - Canton police are investigating a shooting that killed a 13-year-old boy and injured his father.
    CANTON, Miss. (AP) - Canton police are investigating a shooting that killed a 13-year-old boy and injured his father.
  • Landrieu sticks to support of unpopular health law

    Landrieu sticks to support of unpopular health law

    Tuesday, October 28 2014 12:30 PM EDT2014-10-28 16:30:12 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Even as another poll shows the federal health care law remains highly unpopular in Louisiana, Sen. Mary Landrieu has doubled down on her support for the revamp.
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Even as another poll shows the federal health care law remains highly unpopular in Louisiana, Sen. Mary Landrieu has doubled down on her support for the revamp.
  • Kerry expresses solidarity with Canada

    Kerry expresses solidarity with Canada

    Tuesday, October 28 2014 12:21 PM EDT2014-10-28 16:21:26 GMT
    OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is in Canada to offer condolences and express solidarity with the country following last week's terrorist attacks.
    OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is in Canada to offer condolences and express solidarity with the country following last week's terrorist attacks.
  • Arkansas lawmakers urge higher pay for teachers

    Arkansas lawmakers urge higher pay for teachers

    Tuesday, October 28 2014 12:17 PM EDT2014-10-28 16:17:51 GMT
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas lawmakers are recommending an increase of almost $1,800 in base pay for new teachers.Arkansas lawmakers urge higher pay for teachers
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas lawmakers are recommending an increase of almost $1,800 in base pay for new teachers.Arkansas lawmakers urge higher pay for teachers
  • LSU fined for fans storming onto field

    LSU fined for fans storming onto field

    Tuesday, October 28 2014 11:57 AM EDT2014-10-28 15:57:50 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The Southeastern Conference has fined LSU $5,000 for fans rushing the field after Saturday's upset win over then-No. 3 Ole Miss.
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The Southeastern Conference has fined LSU $5,000 for fans rushing the field after Saturday's upset win over then-No. 3 Ole Miss.
  • Ga. hospital: Nurse who had Ebola to be released

    Ga. hospital: Nurse who had Ebola to be released

    Tuesday, October 28 2014 11:54 AM EDT2014-10-28 15:54:46 GMT
    (AP) - An Emory University Hospital spokeswoman says a Dallas nurse who was being treated for Ebola will be released Tuesday.
    (AP) - An Emory University Hospital spokeswoman says a Dallas nurse who was being treated for Ebola will be released Tuesday.
  • Bond set for former Sorrento mayor in porn case

    Bond set for former Sorrento mayor in porn case

    Tuesday, October 28 2014 11:49 AM EDT2014-10-28 15:49:34 GMT
    GONZALES, La. (AP) - Bail has been set at more than $1 million for former Sorrento mayor Wilson Longanecker Jr., who was arrested last week on 40 counts of child pornography.
    GONZALES, La. (AP) - Bail has been set at more than $1 million for former Sorrento mayor Wilson Longanecker Jr., who was arrested last week on 40 counts of child pornography.
  • Ebola nurse who was quarantined now in Maine

    Ebola nurse who was quarantined now in Maine

    Tuesday, October 28 2014 11:44 AM EDT2014-10-28 15:44:39 GMT
    FORT KENT, Maine (AP) - A nurse who was quarantined at a hospital in New Jersey after treating Ebola patients in West Africa is back in her home state of Maine.
    FORT KENT, Maine (AP) - A nurse who was quarantined at a hospital in New Jersey after treating Ebola patients in West Africa is back in her home state of Maine.
  • Police: Arkansas woman hit by motorcycle dies

    Police: Arkansas woman hit by motorcycle dies

    Tuesday, October 28 2014 11:41 AM EDT2014-10-28 15:41:16 GMT
    TEXARKANA, Ark. (AP) - Texarkana police say a woman who was struck by a motorcycle as she walked out of church has died.
    TEXARKANA, Ark. (AP) - Texarkana police say a woman who was struck by a motorcycle as she walked out of church has died.
  • Southern University submits improvement plan

    Southern University submits improvement plan

    Tuesday, October 28 2014 11:37 AM EDT2014-10-28 15:37:38 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Southern University is trying to improve customer service and reach out more to students who are struggling.
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Southern University is trying to improve customer service and reach out more to students who are struggling.
  • Federal health official Fauci: States have options

    Federal health official Fauci: States have options

    Tuesday, October 28 2014 11:34 AM EDT2014-10-28 15:34:46 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - For Americans wondering why President Barack Obama hasn't forced all states to follow a single, national rule for isolating potential Ebola patients, the White House has a quick retort: Talk to the Founding Fathers.
    WASHINGTON (AP) - For Americans wondering why President Barack Obama hasn't forced all states to follow a single, national rule for isolating potential Ebola patients, the White House has a quick retort: Talk to the Founding Fathers.
  • Nurse who had Ebola to make statement on discharge

    Nurse who had Ebola to make statement on discharge

    Tuesday, October 28 2014 11:32 AM EDT2014-10-28 15:32:08 GMT
    (AP) - A Dallas nurse who was being treated for Ebola will attend a news conference discussing her discharge from an Atlanta hospital after tests showed she's virus-free.
    (AP) - A Dallas nurse who was being treated for Ebola will attend a news conference discussing her discharge from an Atlanta hospital after tests showed she's virus-free.
  • ASU-Beebe warns campuses of possible data breach

    ASU-Beebe warns campuses of possible data breach

    Tuesday, October 28 2014 11:29 AM EDT2014-10-28 15:29:39 GMT
    BEEBE, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas State University-Beebe says some students and employees may be affected by a possible data breach at its campuses.
    BEEBE, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas State University-Beebe says some students and employees may be affected by a possible data breach at its campuses.
  • Franklin man pleads guilty in child porn case

    Franklin man pleads guilty in child porn case

    Tuesday, October 28 2014 11:25 AM EDT2014-10-28 15:25:23 GMT
    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - A 37-year-old Franklin man has pleaded guilty to keeping hardcore child pornography on his computer, where federal and state agents found at least 230 images and 88 videos.
    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - A 37-year-old Franklin man has pleaded guilty to keeping hardcore child pornography on his computer, where federal and state agents found at least 230 images and 88 videos.
  • Man who pleaded guilty to human trafficking apologizes in court

    Man who pleaded guilty to human trafficking apologizes in court

    Tuesday, October 28 2014 11:22 AM EDT2014-10-28 15:22:23 GMT
    (CNN)- Justin Ritter pleaded guilty in September to human trafficking, unlawful transaction with a minor and drug charges. For trying to sell a teenage girl for sex.
    (CNN)- Justin Ritter pleaded guilty in September to human trafficking, unlawful transaction with a minor and drug charges. For trying to sell a teenage girl for sex.
  • 2 hurt when water line ruptures at Orlando resort

    2 hurt when water line ruptures at Orlando resort

    Tuesday, October 28 2014 10:51 AM EDT2014-10-28 14:51:05 GMT
    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Officials say two people were injured and several guests were evacuated after a hot water line ruptured at Universal Orlando's Cabana Bay Resort.
    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Officials say two people were injured and several guests were evacuated after a hot water line ruptured at Universal Orlando's Cabana Bay Resort.
  • Motorcyclist dies in Iberia Parish crash

    Motorcyclist dies in Iberia Parish crash

    Tuesday, October 28 2014 10:48 AM EDT2014-10-28 14:48:12 GMT
    NEW IBERIA, La. (AP) - State police say a two-vehicle crash on Louisiana Highway 14 has claimed the life of a 42-year-old Jeanerette man.
    NEW IBERIA, La. (AP) - State police say a two-vehicle crash on Louisiana Highway 14 has claimed the life of a 42-year-old Jeanerette man.
  • Hotel spa masseur booked with sexual battery

    Hotel spa masseur booked with sexual battery

    Tuesday, October 28 2014 10:46 AM EDT2014-10-28 14:46:07 GMT
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A New Orleans masseur is accused of sexual battery on a woman during a session at the Ritz-Carlton spa, where massages cost $145 to $275.
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A New Orleans masseur is accused of sexual battery on a woman during a session at the Ritz-Carlton spa, where massages cost $145 to $275.
  • Bond set for suspect in samurai sword stabbing

    Bond set for suspect in samurai sword stabbing

    Tuesday, October 28 2014 10:42 AM EDT2014-10-28 14:42:28 GMT
    PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) - Jackson County Court Judge T. Larry Wilson has set bond at $100,000 for an Ocean Springs teen accused in the samurai sword stabbing death of a neighbor.
    PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) - Jackson County Court Judge T. Larry Wilson has set bond at $100,000 for an Ocean Springs teen accused in the samurai sword stabbing death of a neighbor.
  • Today's Highlight in History

    Today's Highlight in History

    Tuesday, October 28 2014 10:38 AM EDT2014-10-28 14:38:49 GMT
    (AP)- On Oct. 28, 1914, Yugoslav nationalist Gavrilo Princip, whose assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg, sparked World War I, was sentenced in Sarajevo to 20 years' imprisonment (he died in 1918); four conspirators were sentenced to death.
    (AP)- On Oct. 28, 1914, Yugoslav nationalist Gavrilo Princip, whose assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg, sparked World War I, was sentenced in Sarajevo to 20 years' imprisonment (he died in 1918); four conspirators were sentenced to death.
  • Entertainment history!

    Entertainment history!

    Tuesday, October 28 2014 10:32 AM EDT2014-10-28 14:32:11 GMT
    (AP)- On October 28th, 1939, country performer Bill Monroe joined the Grand Ole Opry. In 1950, "The Jack Benny Program" debuted on CBS. In 1956, Elvis Presley made his second appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Show." He sang several songs, including "Don't Be Cruel" and "Hound Dog."
    (AP)- On October 28th, 1939, country performer Bill Monroe joined the Grand Ole Opry. In 1950, "The Jack Benny Program" debuted on CBS. In 1956, Elvis Presley made his second appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Show." He sang several songs, including "Don't Be Cruel" and "Hound Dog."
  • The list!

    The list!

    Tuesday, October 28 2014 10:28 AM EDT2014-10-28 14:28:45 GMT
    (AP)- Here's the list of the most popular films for this past weekend, according to Rentrak.
    (AP)- Here's the list of the most popular films for this past weekend, according to Rentrak.
  • Leesville attorney believes IRS will lower fine

    Leesville attorney believes IRS will lower fine

    Tuesday, October 28 2014 10:14 AM EDT2014-10-28 14:14:37 GMT
    LEESVILLE, La. (AP) - The attorney for the city of Leesville says he's confident the municipality can negotiate a lower penalty than the $403,000 fine it was slapped with by the Internal Revenue Service in August.
    LEESVILLE, La. (AP) - The attorney for the city of Leesville says he's confident the municipality can negotiate a lower penalty than the $403,000 fine it was slapped with by the Internal Revenue Service in August.
  • Mississippi DOT stops use of questioned guardrails

    Mississippi DOT stops use of questioned guardrails

    Tuesday, October 28 2014 10:12 AM EDT2014-10-28 14:12:04 GMT
    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - State transportation officials are investigating where faulty guardrails have been installed along Mississippi roadways.
    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - State transportation officials are investigating where faulty guardrails have been installed along Mississippi roadways.
  • Former teacher appointed to Lafayette school board

    Former teacher appointed to Lafayette school board

    Tuesday, October 28 2014 10:08 AM EDT2014-10-28 14:08:47 GMT
    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Melinda Mangham is the newest member of the Lafayette Parish School Board. Mangham was appointed Monday to serve as the District 7 representative until Dec. 31.
    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Melinda Mangham is the newest member of the Lafayette Parish School Board. Mangham was appointed Monday to serve as the District 7 representative until Dec. 31.
  • Water rates to increase for system improvements

    Water rates to increase for system improvements

    Tuesday, October 28 2014 10:04 AM EDT2014-10-28 14:04:46 GMT
    AMITE, La. (AP) - Customers of the Tangipahoa Water District will be paying slightly more for their water in the coming months to help finance extensive improvements to the system that serves most of the parish's rural residents.
    AMITE, La. (AP) - Customers of the Tangipahoa Water District will be paying slightly more for their water in the coming months to help finance extensive improvements to the system that serves most of the parish's rural residents.
  • Survey postponed in boundary dispute

    Survey postponed in boundary dispute

    Tuesday, October 28 2014 10:01 AM EDT2014-10-28 14:01:04 GMT
    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - A survey planned for Wednesday to map out what Lafayette Parish officials say is the real boundary with Vermilion Parish has been postponed while the two parishes battle in court.
    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - A survey planned for Wednesday to map out what Lafayette Parish officials say is the real boundary with Vermilion Parish has been postponed while the two parishes battle in court.
  • Natchez city clerk change continues through system

    Natchez city clerk change continues through system

    Tuesday, October 28 2014 9:52 AM EDT2014-10-28 13:52:30 GMT
    NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) - The Mississippi State Attorney General's office says Natchez appears to be on solid legal ground when it comes to changing the city clerk's office from an elected to an appointed position.
    NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) - The Mississippi State Attorney General's office says Natchez appears to be on solid legal ground when it comes to changing the city clerk's office from an elected to an appointed position.
  • Man pleads not guilty to Social Security fraud

    Man pleads not guilty to Social Security fraud

    Tuesday, October 28 2014 9:50 AM EDT2014-10-28 13:50:23 GMT
    GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) - A man suspected of being in the United States without permission has pleaded not guilty to Social Security fraud.
    GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) - A man suspected of being in the United States without permission has pleaded not guilty to Social Security fraud.
  • US ag secy: new Gulf oil spill recovery program

    US ag secy: new Gulf oil spill recovery program

    Tuesday, October 28 2014 9:47 AM EDT2014-10-28 13:47:52 GMT
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says a new $40 million partnership will give money for conservation projects to landowners in states affected by BP's 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says a new $40 million partnership will give money for conservation projects to landowners in states affected by BP's 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
  • Pro Rodeo Leaders

    Pro Rodeo Leaders

    Tuesday, October 28 2014 9:41 AM EDT2014-10-28 13:41:45 GMT
     (AP)- Pro Rodeo Leaders
     (AP)- Pro Rodeo Leaders
  • Penn State board to discuss disputed Freeh report

    Penn State board to discuss disputed Freeh report

    Tuesday, October 28 2014 9:15 AM EDT2014-10-28 13:15:45 GMT
    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - Penn State's trustees are getting together to discuss a 2-year-old report by former FBI director Louis Freeh's team that concluded football coach Joe Paterno and top administrators concealed key facts about Jerry Sandusky's abuse of children to avoid bad publicity.
    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - Penn State's trustees are getting together to discuss a 2-year-old report by former FBI director Louis Freeh's team that concluded football coach Joe Paterno and top administrators concealed key facts about Jerry Sandusky's abuse of children to avoid bad publicity.
  • 14 Amendments in 14 Days: Amendment 8

    14 Amendments in 14 Days: Amendment 8

    Monday, October 27 2014 9:43 PM EDT2014-10-28 01:43:07 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - This is 14 Amendments in 14 Days and this is the eighth proposed amendment. To save money on both sides, the state government currently allows oil companies to turn abandoned platforms, sitting in the middle of the gulf, into artificial reefs. 
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - This is 14 Amendments in 14 Days and this is the eighth proposed amendment. To save money on both sides, the state government currently allows oil companies to turn abandoned platforms, sitting in the middle of the gulf, into artificial reefs. 
  • Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Dept. releases PSA to keep kids safe during Halloween

    Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Dept. releases PSA to keep kids safe during Halloween

    Monday, October 27 2014 9:07 PM EDT2014-10-28 01:07:17 GMT
    OUACHITA PARISH, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Halloween is right around the corner and the Ouachita Parish Sheriffs office is alerting parents how to keep children safe on the streets and from predators.
    OUACHITA PARISH, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Halloween is right around the corner and the Ouachita Parish Sheriffs office is alerting parents how to keep children safe on the streets and from predators.
  • Man arrested in Vicksburg stabbing

    Man arrested in Vicksburg stabbing

    Monday, October 27 2014 7:18 PM EDT2014-10-27 23:18:38 GMT
    VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) - One man was hospitalized and another was jailed after a stabbing early Saturday in Vicksburg. Investigators say police received a 911 call at about 5:30 a.m. from a man who said he had been stabbed in the stomach.
    VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) - One man was hospitalized and another was jailed after a stabbing early Saturday in Vicksburg. Investigators say police received a 911 call at about 5:30 a.m. from a man who said he had been stabbed in the stomach.
  • About 50 percent voter turnout predicted for La.

    About 50 percent voter turnout predicted for La.

    Monday, October 27 2014 7:15 PM EDT2014-10-27 23:15:20 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Secretary of State Tom Schedler says he expects about half of Louisiana's 2.9 million registered voters to cast ballots for the Nov. 4 election.
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Secretary of State Tom Schedler says he expects about half of Louisiana's 2.9 million registered voters to cast ballots for the Nov. 4 election.
  • 'Duck Dynasty' patriarch cuts TV ads for nephew

    'Duck Dynasty' patriarch cuts TV ads for nephew

    Monday, October 27 2014 7:11 PM EDT2014-10-27 23:11:42 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Phil Robertson, patriarch of TV's "Duck Dynasty" family, is the star of two new congressional campaign ads in Louisiana, hoping to boost support for his nephew, Republican Zach Dasher.
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Phil Robertson, patriarch of TV's "Duck Dynasty" family, is the star of two new congressional campaign ads in Louisiana, hoping to boost support for his nephew, Republican Zach Dasher.
  • Driver killed in Madison Parish crash

    Driver killed in Madison Parish crash

    Monday, October 27 2014 7:04 PM EDT2014-10-27 23:04:22 GMT
    MADISON PARISH, La. (KNOE 8 News & LSP) - A Delhi woman is dead after crashing her car early Monday afternoon. Around 12:45 p.m. Monday afternoon, troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop F responded to a one vehicle crash on LA 557 just north of LA 579.
    MADISON PARISH, La. (KNOE 8 News & LSP) - A Delhi woman is dead after crashing her car early Monday afternoon. Around 12:45 p.m. Monday afternoon, troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop F responded to a one vehicle crash on LA 557 just north of LA 579.
  • Be Safe and Have a Happy Halloween

    Be Safe and Have a Happy Halloween

    Monday, October 27 2014 2:29 PM EDT2014-10-27 18:29:08 GMT
    Monroe, La (KNOE 8 News & Louisiana State Fire Marshall)-  Halloween offers so much fun, but it does come with hidden fire dangers that can be truly scary.
    Monroe, La (KNOE 8 News & Louisiana State Fire Marshall)-  Halloween offers so much fun, but it does come with hidden fire dangers that can be truly scary.
  • 2 plead guilty in death of Grenada officer

    2 plead guilty in death of Grenada officer

    Monday, October 27 2014 2:26 PM EDT2014-10-27 18:26:37 GMT
     GRENADA, Miss. (AP) - Two men have each been sentenced to life in prison without parole in the 2011 death of Grenada Police Capt.
     GRENADA, Miss. (AP) - Two men have each been sentenced to life in prison without parole in the 2011 death of Grenada Police Capt.
  • Beyonce, Topshop team up to launch athletic wear

    Beyonce, Topshop team up to launch athletic wear

    Monday, October 27 2014 2:24 PM EDT2014-10-27 18:24:17 GMT
    NEW YORK (AP) - Want a body like Beyonce's? Now you can buy clothes she's designed for exercising.
    NEW YORK (AP) - Want a body like Beyonce's? Now you can buy clothes she's designed for exercising.
  • Prosecution says it will appeal Pistorius verdict

    Prosecution says it will appeal Pistorius verdict

    Monday, October 27 2014 2:22 PM EDT2014-10-27 18:22:53 GMT
    JOHANNESBURG (AP) - A spokesman for South Africa's National Prosecuting Authority says prosecutors will appeal the verdict and sentencing of Oscar Pistorius, who was handed a 5-year prison term after being convicted of culpable homicide.
    JOHANNESBURG (AP) - A spokesman for South Africa's National Prosecuting Authority says prosecutors will appeal the verdict and sentencing of Oscar Pistorius, who was handed a 5-year prison term after being convicted of culpable homicide.
  • Missy Elliott, Lil Kim to reunite at awards show

    Missy Elliott, Lil Kim to reunite at awards show

    Monday, October 27 2014 2:19 PM EDT2014-10-27 18:19:54 GMT
    NEW YORK (AP) - Missy Elliott, Lil Kim and Da Brat will reunite at next month's Soul Train Awards.
    NEW YORK (AP) - Missy Elliott, Lil Kim and Da Brat will reunite at next month's Soul Train Awards.
  • Caregiver accused of stealing from disabled woman

    Caregiver accused of stealing from disabled woman

    Monday, October 27 2014 2:17 PM EDT2014-10-27 18:17:04 GMT
    LOCKPORT, La. (AP) - Lafourche Parish sheriff's deputies say a caregiver has been arrested after a Lockport woman reported that cash was stolen from her home.
    LOCKPORT, La. (AP) - Lafourche Parish sheriff's deputies say a caregiver has been arrested after a Lockport woman reported that cash was stolen from her home.
  • Ex-deputy booked with smuggling items into jail

    Ex-deputy booked with smuggling items into jail

    Monday, October 27 2014 2:14 PM EDT2014-10-27 18:14:18 GMT
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A former deputy sheriff accused of smuggling contraband into Orleans Parish Prison has been arrested.
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A former deputy sheriff accused of smuggling contraband into Orleans Parish Prison has been arrested.
  • Judge OKs auction for Arkansas hospital's assets

    Judge OKs auction for Arkansas hospital's assets

    Monday, October 27 2014 2:12 PM EDT2014-10-27 18:12:06 GMT
    WEST MEMPHIS, Ark. (AP) - A federal bankruptcy judge has signed off on hiring an auctioneer to sell some assets of the Crittenden Regional Hospital.
    WEST MEMPHIS, Ark. (AP) - A federal bankruptcy judge has signed off on hiring an auctioneer to sell some assets of the Crittenden Regional Hospital.
  • Brothers killed in single-vehicle wreck

    Brothers killed in single-vehicle wreck

    Monday, October 27 2014 2:09 PM EDT2014-10-27 18:09:57 GMT
    PIERRE PART, La. (AP) - State police say brothers in a speeding Corvette died when the driver lost control, causing the car to go into a spin and strike several trees, ejecting the unrestrained men.
    PIERRE PART, La. (AP) - State police say brothers in a speeding Corvette died when the driver lost control, causing the car to go into a spin and strike several trees, ejecting the unrestrained men.
  • Teenager commits suicide in Iberia Parish Jail

    Teenager commits suicide in Iberia Parish Jail

    Monday, October 27 2014 2:08 PM EDT2014-10-27 18:08:20 GMT
    NEW IBERIA, La. (AP) - Iberia Parish Sheriff Louis Ackal says a teenage inmate committed suicide in a parish jail cell.
    NEW IBERIA, La. (AP) - Iberia Parish Sheriff Louis Ackal says a teenage inmate committed suicide in a parish jail cell.
  • Slain girl's estate sues law enforcement agencies

    Slain girl's estate sues law enforcement agencies

    Monday, October 27 2014 2:00 PM EDT2014-10-27 18:00:38 GMT
    WOODBURY, N.J. (AP) - The family of a New Jersey girl who was strangled by a teenage boy two years ago is suing several law enforcement agencies.
    WOODBURY, N.J. (AP) - The family of a New Jersey girl who was strangled by a teenage boy two years ago is suing several law enforcement agencies.
  • Ex-Moss Point coach pleads not guilty in sex case

    Ex-Moss Point coach pleads not guilty in sex case

    Monday, October 27 2014 1:57 PM EDT2014-10-27 17:57:55 GMT
    PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) - The former coach of the Moss Point High School boys basketball team, indicted on 14 counts of sexual battery and one count of child exploitation with a student, has pleaded not guilty.
    PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) - The former coach of the Moss Point High School boys basketball team, indicted on 14 counts of sexual battery and one count of child exploitation with a student, has pleaded not guilty.
  • Prairieville man accused in road rage incident

    Prairieville man accused in road rage incident

    Monday, October 27 2014 1:50 PM EDT2014-10-27 17:50:05 GMT
    PRAIRIEVILLE, La. (AP) - Deputies say a 33-year-old Prairieville man is accused of attempted murder after repeatedly ramming his SUV into his estranged wife's car, causing a three-car accident that injured six people.
    PRAIRIEVILLE, La. (AP) - Deputies say a 33-year-old Prairieville man is accused of attempted murder after repeatedly ramming his SUV into his estranged wife's car, causing a three-car accident that injured six people.
  • Fire chief: 1 killed in Hot Springs apartment fire

    Fire chief: 1 killed in Hot Springs apartment fire

    Monday, October 27 2014 1:38 PM EDT2014-10-27 17:38:47 GMT
    HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) - Authorities say one person has died after a fire at an apartment in Hot Springs.
    HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) - Authorities say one person has died after a fire at an apartment in Hot Springs.
  • Teacher arrested for alleged lewd comments

    Teacher arrested for alleged lewd comments

    Monday, October 27 2014 1:37 PM EDT2014-10-27 17:37:02 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A Lee High School teacher turned himself in to law enforcement authorities after one of his former students accused him of making inappropriate comments to her at school on several occasions.
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A Lee High School teacher turned himself in to law enforcement authorities after one of his former students accused him of making inappropriate comments to her at school on several occasions.
  • Kiosks installed at Adams County jail

    Kiosks installed at Adams County jail

    Monday, October 27 2014 1:32 PM EDT2014-10-27 17:32:35 GMT
    NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) - Ordering commissary in the Adams County jail is now a lot like going to the ATM with a delay.
    NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) - Ordering commissary in the Adams County jail is now a lot like going to the ATM with a delay.
  • Statewide tornado drill planned for Wednesday

    Statewide tornado drill planned for Wednesday

    Monday, October 27 2014 12:52 PM EDT2014-10-27 16:52:19 GMT
    NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) - A tornado is a dangerous force to deal with, and the Adams County Emergency Management Agency looks to have Adams County ready - just in case.
    NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) - A tornado is a dangerous force to deal with, and the Adams County Emergency Management Agency looks to have Adams County ready - just in case.
  • Obama taking action to push manufacturing

    Obama taking action to push manufacturing

    Monday, October 27 2014 12:48 PM EDT2014-10-27 16:48:01 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is expanding his push for increased manufacturing in the United States by directing federal money toward new technologies, apprenticeship programs and competitions designed to assist small manufacturers.
    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is expanding his push for increased manufacturing in the United States by directing federal money toward new technologies, apprenticeship programs and competitions designed to assist small manufacturers.
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    Monday, October 27 2014 12:46 PM EDT2014-10-27 16:46:20 GMT
    (AP)- On October 27th, 1936, country artist Ernest Tubb made his first recordings.
    (AP)- On October 27th, 1936, country artist Ernest Tubb made his first recordings.
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    Today's Highlight in History

    Monday, October 27 2014 12:43 PM EDT2014-10-27 16:43:37 GMT
    (AP)- On Oct. 27, 1914, author-poet Dylan Thomas was born in Swansea, Wales. On this date: In 1787, the first of the Federalist Papers, a series of essays calling for ratification of the United States Constitution, was published.
    (AP)- On Oct. 27, 1914, author-poet Dylan Thomas was born in Swansea, Wales. On this date: In 1787, the first of the Federalist Papers, a series of essays calling for ratification of the United States Constitution, was published.
  • Central Arkansas police looking into body cameras

    Central Arkansas police looking into body cameras

    Monday, October 27 2014 12:40 PM EDT2014-10-27 16:40:27 GMT
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Two central Arkansas police departments are looking into equipping officers with wearable cameras to record their interactions with the public.
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Two central Arkansas police departments are looking into equipping officers with wearable cameras to record their interactions with the public.
  • Motorcyclist dies in wreck on Baxter County road

    Motorcyclist dies in wreck on Baxter County road

    Monday, October 27 2014 12:38 PM EDT2014-10-27 16:38:10 GMT
    HOME, Ark. (AP) - Authorities say a 25-year-old Lakeview man was killed after he crashed his motorcycle in northern Arkansas.
    HOME, Ark. (AP) - Authorities say a 25-year-old Lakeview man was killed after he crashed his motorcycle in northern Arkansas.
  • Budget axe falling on Lafayette police patrols

    Budget axe falling on Lafayette police patrols

    Monday, October 27 2014 12:34 PM EDT2014-10-27 16:34:39 GMT
    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - A fund that pays off-duty police officers overtime rates to patrol downtown Lafayette's bustling nightlife scene will lose half its resources when the city-parish government's new budget goes into effect Nov. 1.
    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - A fund that pays off-duty police officers overtime rates to patrol downtown Lafayette's bustling nightlife scene will lose half its resources when the city-parish government's new budget goes into effect Nov. 1.
  • Oil group hosting job fair Wed. in Lafayette

    Oil group hosting job fair Wed. in Lafayette

    Monday, October 27 2014 12:24 PM EDT2014-10-27 16:24:48 GMT
    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - The Louisiana Gulf Coast Oil Exposition is hosting a job fair Wednesday at the Cajundome Convention Center from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. for oil and gas industry companies looking for qualified employees.
    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - The Louisiana Gulf Coast Oil Exposition is hosting a job fair Wednesday at the Cajundome Convention Center from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. for oil and gas industry companies looking for qualified employees.
  • Pike scrapyard owner gets 5 years in jail

    Pike scrapyard owner gets 5 years in jail

    Monday, October 27 2014 12:16 PM EDT2014-10-27 16:16:58 GMT
    MCCOMB, Miss. (AP) - A 51-year-old McComb scrap yard owner has been sentenced to five years in prison after pleading guilty to possession of stolen property.
    MCCOMB, Miss. (AP) - A 51-year-old McComb scrap yard owner has been sentenced to five years in prison after pleading guilty to possession of stolen property.
  • USM looking at ways to trim budget

    USM looking at ways to trim budget

    Monday, October 27 2014 12:07 PM EDT2014-10-27 16:07:59 GMT
    HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) - Administrator say a hiring slowdown, larger classes and reducing travel are among the methods the University of Southern Mississippi may use to cut 4½ percent from its annual budget.
    HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) - Administrator say a hiring slowdown, larger classes and reducing travel are among the methods the University of Southern Mississippi may use to cut 4½ percent from its annual budget.
  • Biloxi man dies in D'Iberville motorcycle crash

    Biloxi man dies in D'Iberville motorcycle crash

    Monday, October 27 2014 10:25 AM EDT2014-10-27 14:25:33 GMT
    'IBERVILLE, Miss. (AP) - Police say a 31-year-old Biloxi man died when he lost control of his motorcycle and hit a curb, throwing the victim off the bike into a restaurant parking lot.
    'IBERVILLE, Miss. (AP) - Police say a 31-year-old Biloxi man died when he lost control of his motorcycle and hit a curb, throwing the victim off the bike into a restaurant parking lot.
  • Miss. bluesman being honored in Copiah County

    Miss. bluesman being honored in Copiah County

    Monday, October 27 2014 10:19 AM EDT2014-10-27 14:19:46 GMT
    CRYSTAL SPRINGS, Miss. (AP) - A segment of U.S. Highway 51 will be dedicated Thursday to blues artist Tommy Johnson.
    CRYSTAL SPRINGS, Miss. (AP) - A segment of U.S. Highway 51 will be dedicated Thursday to blues artist Tommy Johnson.
  • Publisher to speak at Loyola

    Publisher to speak at Loyola

    Monday, October 27 2014 10:16 AM EDT2014-10-27 14:16:46 GMT
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Publisher and businessman John Georges will be the featured speaker for a Loyola University program focusing on the future of the news business in Louisiana.
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Publisher and businessman John Georges will be the featured speaker for a Loyola University program focusing on the future of the news business in Louisiana.
  • Manning case back before Mississippi Supreme Court

    Manning case back before Mississippi Supreme Court

    Monday, October 27 2014 10:14 AM EDT2014-10-27 14:14:26 GMT
    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A Mississippi death row inmate will argue before the state's high court Monday that he deserves a new trial because his lawyer's poor performance and faulty evidence contributed to his conviction in the slayings of two elderly women.
    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A Mississippi death row inmate will argue before the state's high court Monday that he deserves a new trial because his lawyer's poor performance and faulty evidence contributed to his conviction in the slayings of two elderly women.
  • Keller named to academic executive post

    Keller named to academic executive post

    Monday, October 27 2014 10:12 AM EDT2014-10-27 14:12:10 GMT
    THIBODAUX, La. (AP) - Todd Keller has been named interim vice president for academic affairs at Nicholls State University.
    THIBODAUX, La. (AP) - Todd Keller has been named interim vice president for academic affairs at Nicholls State University.
  • Giants, Royals ready for wild World Series finish

    Giants, Royals ready for wild World Series finish

    Monday, October 27 2014 10:10 AM EDT2014-10-27 14:10:14 GMT
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Madison Bumgarner barely broke a smile walking around the San Francisco Giants' clubhouse late Sunday night following a brilliant pitching performance that has his team one win from another World Series title.
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Madison Bumgarner barely broke a smile walking around the San Francisco Giants' clubhouse late Sunday night following a brilliant pitching performance that has his team one win from another World Series title.
  • Marcia Strassman-obit

    Marcia Strassman-obit

    Monday, October 27 2014 9:56 AM EDT2014-10-27 13:56:55 GMT
    LOS ANGELES (AP) - An actress who played wives in both a 1970s sitcom and an 1980s Disney movie has died. Marcia Strassman's sister says the actress died this past Friday after a long fight against breast cancer.
    LOS ANGELES (AP) - An actress who played wives in both a 1970s sitcom and an 1980s Disney movie has died. Marcia Strassman's sister says the actress died this past Friday after a long fight against breast cancer.
  • Royals are Bum-med out

    Royals are Bum-med out

    Monday, October 27 2014 9:55 AM EDT2014-10-27 13:55:58 GMT
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Madison Bumgarner was fantastic in Game 1 of the World Series last Tuesday.
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Madison Bumgarner was fantastic in Game 1 of the World Series last Tuesday.
  • Arkansas-Mississippi State to start at 6:15 p.m.

    Arkansas-Mississippi State to start at 6:15 p.m.

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    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - A 6:15 p.m. kickoff time has been set for Saturday's Arkansas at Mississippi State game with the game to be broadcast by ESPN2.
    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - A 6:15 p.m. kickoff time has been set for Saturday's Arkansas at Mississippi State game with the game to be broadcast by ESPN2.
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    BASTROP, La. (KNOE 8 News)- Growing up without a father figure can be hard, and sometimes even lead to a life of crime and violence. An East Carroll Parish school board member, who lived that life, is using his experiences and success to guide young men.
    BASTROP, La. (KNOE 8 News)- Growing up without a father figure can be hard, and sometimes even lead to a life of crime and violence. An East Carroll Parish school board member, who lived that life, is using his experiences and success to guide young men.
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    Salon Fab Five offers free hair cuts for those in need

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    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - In the spirit of Halloween and giving back to the community Salon Fab Five in Monroe offered free hairs cuts to anyone in need. Kanika James is a full time mother with a big family.
  • Monroe Police searching for missing k-9

    Monroe Police searching for missing k-9

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    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - The Monroe Police Department is currently searching for one k-9 officer. Police Chief Don Bartley says, k-9 Duko ran away around midnight Saturday evening.
  • 14 Amendments in 14 Days: Amendment 4

    14 Amendments in 14 Days: Amendment 4

    Monday, October 27 2014 9:47 AM EDT2014-10-27 13:47:51 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - This is 14 Amendments in 14 Days and this is the fourth proposed amendment.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - This is 14 Amendments in 14 Days and this is the fourth proposed amendment.
  • 14 Amendments in 14 Days: Amendment 5

    14 Amendments in 14 Days: Amendment 5

    Monday, October 27 2014 9:47 AM EDT2014-10-27 13:47:27 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - This is 14 amendments in 14 days and this is the fifth proposed amendment.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - This is 14 amendments in 14 days and this is the fifth proposed amendment.
  • 14 Amendments in 14 Days: Amendment 7

    14 Amendments in 14 Days: Amendment 7

    Monday, October 27 2014 9:40 AM EDT2014-10-27 13:40:10 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - This is 14 Amendments in 14 Days and this is the seventh proposed amendment. Under state law, local governments may grant a double homestead exemption to disable veterans. 
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - This is 14 Amendments in 14 Days and this is the seventh proposed amendment. Under state law, local governments may grant a double homestead exemption to disable veterans. 
  • 14 Amendment in 14 Days: Amendment 6

    14 Amendment in 14 Days: Amendment 6

    Monday, October 27 2014 9:39 AM EDT2014-10-27 13:39:45 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - This is 14 Amendments in 14 Days and this is the six proposed amendment.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - This is 14 Amendments in 14 Days and this is the six proposed amendment.
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    2014 Blitz - Week #8 Games and Scores

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

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

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    14 Amendments in 14 Days: Amendment 3

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    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - This is 14 amendments in 14 days and this is the third proposed amendment.Currently more than 40 jurisdictions in the state of Louisiana use private agencies to sell property to collect on delinquent taxes. The private agencies are also collecting 10-percent fee for their services.However, a case involving Orleans Parish went all the way to the supreme court questioning the legality of this process. For that specific jurisdiction, the supreme court ruled their prac...
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - This is 14 amendments in 14 days and this is the third proposed amendment.Currently more than 40 jurisdictions in the state of Louisiana use private agencies to sell property to collect on delinquent taxes. The private agencies are also collecting 10-percent fee for their services.However, a case involving Orleans Parish went all the way to the supreme court questioning the legality of this process. For that specific jurisdiction, the supreme court ruled their prac...
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