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Coach who beat up student now at WMHS
The Louisiana State Police Commission plans to send a letter to the Ouachita Parish School Board, challenging the School Board’s decision to employ Jack Goode as a teacher at West Monroe High School after he pleaded guilty to beating up a Sterlington High School student last year.Goode, 39, was arre
Teacher accused of hitting special needs student charged with second count
According to information obtained through the warrant, a special needs student at Lexington reportedly came home Feb. 1, 2017, with injuries sustained at school. His teacher, Ross, was suspected of striking the child, and she was placed on administrative leave while the school district conducted an
Bastrop man accused of setting 7 wildfires
They say the fires were on White Arkansas Rd., Ten Rd., Cameron Rd., Gum Springs Rd., Reservoir Rd., and Stevenson Rd.
West Monroe man accused of causing disturbance at Waffle House
Ouachita Parish sheriff's deputies arrested a West Monroe man on suspicion of disturbing the peace through language and disorderly conduct on Saturday after authorities were notified of a disturbance the Waffle House on Well Road.The suspect was identified as Brandon D. Orr, 31, of 127 Lou Drive, We
Two men accused of stealing mower from Home Depot
Two Monroe men are accused of pushing a lawn mower away from Home Depot and then stealing it.According to arrest reports filed in connection with the incident, an officer with the Monroe Police Department contacted David Robinson and Alonzo Davis in the 2200 block of Outlet Street regarding a felony
Morehouse deputy shot at overnight, suspect at large
As an older model GM/Chevy full-size SUV, Suburban or Yukon, headed south on Louisiana 139 at a very high rate of speed.
Two arrested in Farmerville residential burglary
Chief Bim Coulberston said his department responded to a residence on August 9th where homeowner found her back door forced open and televisions and DVD players missing. Information obtained through witnesses on Monday led investigators to TreJan Bradshaw, 19 of Farmerville and Jumario Holly, 20 of
Monroe woman accused of prescription fraud
Police learned that Mary Wenona Schaeffer, 43, of 299 Cox Road, Monroe, tried to “pass a fraudulent prescription and exited the pharmacy,” according to the Aug. 8 arrest report.
Louisiana's first medical pot crop delayed by regs
Louisiana's first medical marijuana crop has been delayed by the regulatory process, testing the patience of the grower, pharmacy owners and patients.
Deputy possibly shot at in Morehouse Parish
MOREHOUSE PARISH, La, (KNOE) -Authorities are looking for a GM SUV after a deputy says he thinks someone shot at him.
Deputies trying to figure out how an SUV ended up in Bayou DeSiard
MONROE, La, (KNOE) -Ouachita Parish deputies are trying figure out how an SUV ended up in the bayou.
RPSO investigation leads to record-breaking arrest
The Richland Parish Sheriff’s Office, along with Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office, Monroe Police ,Metro Narcotics and the FBI recebtkt ended a several months long narcotic investigation in Richland and Ouachita parishes.
West Monroe man accused of building explosives, firing guns near school
OUACHITA PARISH, La. (KNOE) -A West Monroe area man arrested over the weekend after being accused of firing guns near schools and building improvised explosive devices has bonded out of jail.According to court records, Samuel Glen Coon Jr. is accused of firing a semiautomatic handgun in front of sev
Bastrop native opens new community park, wants to spread positivity among community
BASTROP, La. - After an overnight shooting in Bastrop, residents voiced their concern and pride for their city. One woman decided to turn an abandoned lot into a community garden-- giving every resident the chance to enjoy all Bastrop has to offer.
Davis' playmaking ability a welcomed return for Richwood
Richwood did it in 2017. Though they came one game shy of winning the state championship, the Rams were as fierce as head coach Robert Arvie believed they could be in a postseason run that Richwood fans won’t soon forget.For years Arvie talked about last year’s senior class and how they were going t
Deputies recover stolen truck and trailer, man arrested
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BBB Scam of the Week: Locksmith Scam
MONROE, La (KNOE)-BBB reports blame most of the problem on two companies: Dependable Locksmith (New York) and Basad Inc. (Englewood, Colo.). These two firms also operate in other major cities across the country using dozens of generic aliases, such as AAA Locksmith, A-1 Locksmith and 24 Hour Locksmi
Metro Narcotics arrests Monroe man on drug charges, Monroe woman for interfering
Ouachita Parish Metro Narcotics Unit agents arrested a Monroe man on drug charges and a Monroe woman for interfering with an investigation last week after authorities received a complaint about a suspicious person.Around 4:30 a.m. on Aug. 2, police found an empty car running with the headlights on,
Woman sees man pee in her Ruston yard, then he strips
Derrick Robinson, age 28, is accused of disturbing the peace and obscenity following the incident.
New year, new possibilities for students across northeastern Louisiana
On Monday, students in Monroe City, Ouachita Parish, Madison Parish, Morehouse Parish, Richland Parish, Tensas Parish and Union Parish reported for their first day.