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Fmr. Rayville employee pleads guilty to malfeasance

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RAYVILLE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Former Rayville Public Works Director Lorenzo Brown has pleaded guilty to five counts of malfeasance in office Friday.

Teens arrested for busting windshields with water bottles on highway

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WEST MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) -Four teens have been arrested by Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Deputies for throwing water bottles at cars on the highway.

UPDATE: Monroe Police make two felony arrests in weekend burglaries

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MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Monroe Police Detectives are working a string of burglaries that occurred over the weekend.

UPDATE: Police ID victims in Maryland mall shooting

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COLUMBIA, Md. (AP) - Police say they don't know why a man armed with a shotgun killed two employees of a skate shop at a mall in Columbia, Md.

2 arrests in nightclub shooting in Madison Parish

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TALLULAH, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Madison Parish deputies have made two arrests and expect more after a Saturday night shooting.

Two arrested for burglary, connected to Cory Bahr case

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MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Saturday evening Monroe Police arrested two women connected to several burglaries.

Monroe Police investigate stabbing, suspect on the run

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MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Police are searching for a suspect in a stabbing on Gordon Avenue.

Fourth arrest made in prostitution of 14-year-old girl

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DONALDSONVILLE, La. (AP) - Ascension Parish sheriff's deputies have arrested a fourth person wanted in the prostitution of a 14-year-old girl.

Deputies shoot, kill man who stabbed girlfriend to death

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METAIRIE, La. (AP) - The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office says deputies shot and killed a 29-year-old man who attacked with a knife after stabbing his 26-year-old girlfriend to death.

300 people in Monroe streets leads to fight, shots fired

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MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News)- Monroe Police responded to a disturbance at Austin's Lounge on 100 South Grand Street Saturday night.

Monroe Police respond to an armed robbery

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MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News)- Monroe Police were called to the 1600 block of South 12th Street for an alleged armed robbery.

Burglar arrested after stealing chips and candy

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MONROE, La (KNOE 8 News) - A Monroe man was arrested Saturday night after breaking in to Carroll High School to steal food.

Pregnant teen, 2 others killed in Lafayette Parish crash

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LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - A Duson man faces vehicular homicide charges following a two-car crash that killed three people, including a pregnant teenager, on a Lafayette Parish highway.

Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run crash in St. Bernard Parish

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CHALMETTE, La. (AP) - Police are searching for a suspect in a hit-and-run crash that killed a woman in St. Bernard Parish.

Monroe Police investigate shooting on Filhiol Avenue

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MONROE, La (KNOE 8 News) - Police are investigating a shooting that occurred around 4 a.m. Saturday, at the 1800 block of Filhiol Avenue in Monroe.

Man killed in Christmas Eve shooting in Little Rock

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Little Rock police say a man was fatally wounded in a Christmas Eve shooting.

Monroe Police on the search for two thieves

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MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News)- Monroe Police are searching for a man and woman team of thieves that have targeted stores in Pecanland Plaza.

High speed chase in Arkansas ends in Bastrop

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BASTROP, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Ashley County deputies were led on a high speed pursuit that crossed the state line into Morehouse Parish.

Two arrests made in Campti Town Hall burglary

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CAMPTI, La. (AP) - Two men have been arrested for stealing cash and checks from Campti's town hall.

Armed robbery at Monroe McDonald's

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MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Police search for suspect after early morning armed robbery at McDonald's.

Gun pulled on suspect in grocery store parking lot

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COLUMBIA, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A gun was pulled out in the parking lot of a Caldwell Parish grocery store in order to stop a breaking and entering suspect.

Body of missing Siloam Springs man found

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SILOAM SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) - Police in Siloam Springs say the body of a man who disappeared after leaving an Oklahoma casino has been found.

Two arrested, police search for three others for racketeering

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MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Two people have been arrested in the past weeks for racketeering charges, and police have warrants for three others in connection to repeated thefts.

Suspect in Ouachita Parish homicide turns himself in

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MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News)- Charlie P. Goodin turned himself in Saturday night to the Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Department.

Former Morehouse Parish deputy arrested

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BASTROP, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Former Morehouse Parish Sheriff's Deputy Chris Balsamo has been taken into custody.

Nightclub shooting in Jonesboro, Arkansas

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JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) - Police in Jonesboro have released the name of a man that officers say was shot and killed inside a nightclub on the city's west side.

West Monroe man charged with death of 2 year old

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WEST MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A West Monroe man is being charged with second degree murder in the death of a two year old child.

St. Joseph man arrested after domestic dispute

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WEST MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A St. Joseph man is being charged with his second domestic abuse battery charge in six months.

UPDATE: Missing elderly man has been located

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WEST MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - After 14 hours, Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Deputies have located missing man, William Hunter, 82, on Walters Street near his home.

Accidental shot fired in Rankin County church

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FLOWOOD, Ms. (KNOE 8 News) - A man accidentally fired a gun at the Pinelake Church in Rankin County this morning.

Suspect crashes vehicle after car chase with police

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MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - After a car chase with police, a West Monroe man is charged with vehicle theft.

Baker's husband arrested in deadly arson case

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GRETNA, La. (AP) - The husband of a woman suspected of intentionally setting a deadly fire at her Gretna bakery in June has been arrested on a charge he lied to investigators.

Man killed, child critically hurt in Shreveport fire

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SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - One man is dead and a 7-year-old critically injured in an early morning apartment fire in Shreveport.

3 arrests made in Garden District burglaries

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MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Three arrest have been made, leading Monroe Police to solve six recent burglaries in the Garden District.

Pine Bluff police search for two men involved in shooting

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PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) - Police in Pine Bluff are searching for two men in connection with a shooting that left another man dead.

Two officer involved shootings in Louisiana

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Two people have been shot by law enforcement officials during weekend standoffs in different parts of Louisiana.

Woman arrested for shooting her sister in Jonesville

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JONESVILLE, La. (KNOE 8 News) -Jonesville woman charged with attempted second degree murder after shooting her sister this morning.

Monroe man shoots at car with toddler inside

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MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A stop at a fast food restaurant Friday night ended in shots being fired at a car with a toddler inside.

Police search for two theft suspects and stolen car

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MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Police are searching for two men suspected of stealing a woman's purse and her car.

Two in Union Parish accused of sexual acts with children

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UNION PARISH, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Two Union Parish men have been arrested accused of sexual acts with children.

UPDATE: Suspect wanted in fatal Bastrop shooting in custody

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BASTROP, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Update: The suspect wanted for his involvement in a Bastrop shooting has turned himself in.

UPDATE: Suspect caught after threatening Rayville Walmart employee

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RAYVILLE, La. (KNOE 8 News) -Police have captured a suspect after he allegedly threatened a Walmart employee in Richland Parish.

Pastor shot and killed during service in Lake Charles

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LAKE CHARLES, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - A pastor was shot and killed during a revival service in Lake Charles.

Escapee sought in Lincoln Parish

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RUSTON, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Lincoln Parish Sheriff's Office and Ruston Police are searching for an escaped inmate, Dekedrick Mardis.

City employee charged with theft, malfeasance in office

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MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A former-Monroe city employee is facing a malfeasance in office charge, after her arrest Friday afternoon.

Man accused of indecent behavior with a juvenile

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MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A Monroe man was taken into custody early Sunday morning on charges of indecent behavior with a juvenile.

Crimestoppers: Police search for utility vehicle theft suspect

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WEST MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - The Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office and Crimestoppers need your help after a utility vehicle theft.

Man accused of standing in front yard naked

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Bawcomville, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A Ouachita Parish man faces charges of sexual obscenity and disturbing the peace.

UPDATE: Funeral for 107 year old Arkansas man who died in shootout

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PINE BLUFF, Ark. (KTHV, AP) - A funeral for the 107-year-old man killed during a shootout with S.W.A.T. authorities is held Saturday.

Man charged with kidnapping, false imprisonment

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WEST MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A kidnapping arrest leads to drug charges after Ouachita deputies search the suspect's home.

Richland School Board member charged with simple battery

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RAYVILLE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A Richland Parish School Board member remains in jail Friday night after being arrested on multiple charges more than a week ago.

Homes, businesses inundated by floodwaters

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BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - National Guard troops have been working to rescue more people stranded in isolated communities in the Rocky Mountain foothills.

Driver breaks into Angola with vehicle

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ANGOLA, La. (KNOE 8 News) – A driver is arrested after trying to break into the Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola.

Bastrop man accused in rape of two girls

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MOREHOUSE PARISH, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A Bastrop man is jailed, accused of raping two minors.

Boil advisory lifted: Love Estates Water System

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OUACHITA PARISH, La. (KNOE 8 News) - The boil advisory has been lifted for residents living in the Double K Estates who use the Loves Estates Water System.

Suspect arrested in deadly Mardi Gras day shooting

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans police have arrested a suspect in a man's fatal shooting on Mardi Gras day.

Man charged with alleged forcible rape of niece

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MONROE, La. - (KNOE 8 News) - A Monroe man is arrested and charged with the alleged rape of his niece.

Former Mississippi economic official arrested

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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Authorities say the former executive director of the Stone County Economic Development Partnership has been arrested on an embezzlement charge.

2 firearms stolen from Hammond Police unit

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KENTWOOD, La. (AP) - The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office says two guns were stolen from a Hammond Police Department vehicle.

LaSalle Parish rape suspect caught in Newton County, Texas

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JENA, La. (KNOE 8 News) - LaSalle Parish rape suspect arrested in Newton County, Texas, on a traffic violation.

Man accused of falsifying sale to get BP funds

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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A 66-year-old Buras man accused of creating a false bill of sale for a boat he purchased in order to obtain settlement money from BP has been arrested.

Scam artists targeting Entergy customers

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WEST MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Entergy, police, and the Better Business Bureau are working together to put an end to a scam.

Woman booked after fatally stabbing boyfriend

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A 21-year-old New Orleans woman is in custody after she allegedly confessed to officers that she stabbed her boyfriend to death inside his home early Monday.

Man accused of entering home; beaten with hammer

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MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A man armed with a knife is taken on by a woman with a hammer protecting her kids, according to police.

Man sentenced for sexual abuse of a minor

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LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - A 19-year-old Fort Polk man has been sentenced to 18 months in federal prison, with five years of supervised release, for sexual abuse of a minor.

Police seek driver in fatal hit-and-run

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BOURG, La. (AP) - State police are searching for the driver of a car that struck and killed a Galliano man who was lying in the roadway on the Bourg-Larose Highway.

Calhoun man arrested for stealing guns and jewelry

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MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A Calhoun resident has been booked into the Union Parish Detention Center on two counts of theft of firearms and a count of felony theft of jewelry.

Man charged with rape 20 years after assault

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MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Almost twenty years after the incident, a man is now behind bars in Ouachita Parish accused of rape and child molestation.

2-year-old shot in face

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HARVEY, La. (AP) - The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office says a 2-year-old child has been shot in the face.

Councilman accused of shooting son's pickup truck

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GARYVILLE, La. (AP) - A St. John the Baptist Parish councilman is accused of shooting his 26-year-old son's pickup truck during an argument.

3 found dead inside Shreveport home

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SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Police are investigating the deaths of three people found inside a Shreveport home.

2 suspects in parade shooting plead not guilty

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Two brothers have pleaded not guilty to charges stemming from a shooting spree during a neighborhood Mother's Day Parade in New Orleans.

 

Suspect confesses to killing 6-year-old found in trash

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A suspect arrested in the death of a 6-year-old girl who disappeared from a suburban New Orleans apartment over the weekend has confessed to the killing and identified the murder weapon.

Missing child found in trash bin, stabbed multiple times

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HARVEY, La. (AP) - Jefferson Parish authorities say a missing 6-year-old girl whose body was found stuffed in a trash can had been stabbed multiple times.

2 men booked in beating death of Doyline man

Updated: July 15, 2013 01:48 PM

MINDEN, La. (AP) - Webster Parish sheriff's deputies say a Doyline man has died from injuries sustained during a beating and charges on his assailants have been upgraded from aggravated battery to manslaughter.

Sterlington stabbing sends one to hospital

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STERLINGTON, La. (KNOE 8 News) - An argument between two backseat passengers gets physical and sends one victim to the hospital with stab wounds.

False report of purse snatching, "victim" charged with gambling

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MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A purse snatching being investigated by Monroe Police turns out to be a false report by an illegal gambler.

DWI charge against Miss. man in boat wreck

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AMITE, La. (AP) - Louisiana wildlife agents have arrested a Mississippi man on charges accusing him of operating a boat while drunk and severely injuring a 6-year-old girl in a wreck on the Natalbany River near Killian.

Unattended toddler chokes self in car, mom booked

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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Deputies say the mother of a 2-year-old boy who was choked into unconsciousness by a vehicle window after he was left alone in a car July 3 has been arrested.

4 sentenced for transporting paddlefish egg

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TULSA, Okla. (AP) - Three Arkansas men and a Missouri man have been sentenced to probation for illegally transporting paddlefish eggs out of Oklahoma.

Zachary man accused of assaulting grandmother

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ZACHARY, La. (AP) - A 31-year-old Zachary man accused of violently assaulting his 88-year-old grandmother, breaking her eye socket and nose, has been arrested by police.

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