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3 face charges in Garden District meth bust

According to arrest reports, a controlled buy was conducted with Elonda Abshier, age 51, after officers received a tip that Abshier was obtaining meth from her neighbor.

NEWS-STAR - 2018-10-15 16:54:00

West Monroe homicide under investigation

Car seats save children's lives during vehicle crashes. But, they can be tricky to install. Louisiana State Police held a free event to inspect car seats for children at Hixson Ford on Frontage Road in Monroe on Saturday, July 15, 2017.Hannah Baldwin/The News-Star

NEWS-STAR - 2018-10-14 20:30:00

Man accused of putting machete to neck of woman holding baby

According to an arrest report, the incident happened at a home on the afternoon of Saturday, October 13th, in the 1500 block of Highway 134 Road in the Fairbanks area.

KNOE TV8 - 2018-10-15 15:37:00

Weather Forecast- Monday, October 15th

WEST MONROE, La. - (10/15/2018) Good Monday morning! It's a warm and humid start to our day but a cold front is knocking on the doorstep. After almost hitting 90° in Monroe yesterday, we've got much cooler weather on the way! It'll come at the cost of clouds and rain, though. Today's cold front will

MYARKLAMISS.COM - 2018-10-15 11:36:30

West Monroe woman mourns death of mother who suffered from mental illness

WEST MONROE, La, (KNOE) -Bridget Easley says she never wanted this day to come. She’s making funeral plans for her mother. Late last month, her mom, Debra McBroom Hughes, went missing. Deputies later found her car near a bridge in Lake Charles."He called me around three and told me they found my mot

KNOE TV8 - 2018-10-15 10:51:00

Ouachita man accused of attacking girlfriend, kids

OUACHITA PARISH, La. (KNOE) -The Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office arrested a man who has been accused of attacking his girlfriend and her kids.According to an arrest report, the incident happened Saturday night at a home at the 100 block of Rowland Road in the Swartz area. (Google Maps)In the report

KNOE TV8 - 2018-10-15 13:42:00

Child porn desktop background leads to man facing 10 charges: WMPD

According to an arrest report for James Drew Taylor, age 53, officers were dispatched to the 200 block of Blanchard Street Friday on a child porn complaint.

NEWS-STAR - 2018-10-15 17:06:00

Neighbors say family dispute could have led to man's death, investigation underway

WEST MONROE, La. - After a summer of fun Marci Livingston moved her family closer to the river.But, over the weekend their quiet neighborhood anything but silent.

MYARKLAMISS.COM - 2018-10-16 00:17:47

Suspect in Bastrop aggravated arson case identified, arrested

Rosario L. Ford Jr., 27 of Crossett, Arkansas, was arrested on Monday, October 8 in Arkansas and was extradited back to the Morehouse Parish Jail on Thursday, October 11.


Man jumps 40 feet from Louisiana end of I-20 bridge - The Vicksburg Post

A 21-year-old man from Delhi, Louisiana, was severely injured Saturday after jumping about 40 feet off the Louisiana side of the Interstate 20 Mississippi River bridge and landed feet first on solid ground.Vicksburg Fire Chief Craig Danczyk said firefighters received the call about the jumper about


West Monroe man faces multiple child pornography charges

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MYARKLAMISS.COM - 2018-10-14 04:08:46

BREAKING: One man killed in Bastrop shooting

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Kitten Rescued From Drain by Sheriff's Deputies in Louisiana

A kitten stuck in a storm drain in Gretna, Louisiana, was luckily saved by some dedicated deputies from the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s office in Louisiana.Deputy Andy Perez shared footage of the rescue on his Facebook page.

ONENEWSPAGE.COM - 2018-10-14 14:54:04

"The Best Little Airshow in the World" just wrapped up its bi-annual performance.

Mike Downhour of Lagniappe Broadcasting in Monroe did some aerobatic flying with Jimmy Fordham of the Aeroshell Aerobatic Team."Oh my gosh, I tried to take video but the G's were so strong I dropped the camera, great job Jimmy," said Downhour.

KNOE TV8 - 2018-10-14 12:41:00

Oak Grove declares state of emergency

OAK GROVE, La. - (10/12/18) Oak Grove Mayor Adam Holland and the Oak Grove Town Council passed a resolution at a special meeting Friday, October 12, 2018, declaring a state of emergency for the Oak Grove Water System due to a failing ground storage tank (GST) at the treatment plant.


State Fair of Louisiana announces schedule

SHREVEPORT, LA – The 112th annual State Fair of Louisiana will be held October 25-November 11 at the Louisiana State Fairgrounds in Shreveport.Fair organizers have announced details including a complete schedule of nightly free concerts, free and discounted gate admission and parking promotions, liv


Bastrop apartment residents signing petition for security after deadly shooting

BASTROP, La. (KNOE) -Bastrop residents living in the Eden Apartment complex are signing a petition for safety. The request comes after a deadly shooting Tuesday night. Police say no suspects are in custody.Family members say one of those bullets killed Brian Thomas. They say Thomas was a father of t


Innovative Louisiana Nursing Tool

"We put a hex key on it because dialysis wanted one here in Shreveport, where you can add this little hex key to do whatever you want. In the back the concept is that sometimes you have these caliber's and those are made for EKG spacing," said Wayne Nix, Nurse and Multinix Inventor.


WMPD: Woman forged school checks for fake refunds

According to an arrest report for Maquilla Thomas, age 22, officers were notified by the school and learned Thomas' last day as a student was in June 2018.


James Gill: If poverty stricken are priced out of college, Louisiana is hurting its economic prospects

This is not exactly man bites dog, and Louisiana is far from the only state to have left its public colleges and universities feeling the pinch since the Great Recession. But if a new study by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities in Washington is to some extent a statement of the obvious, it a

THEADVOCATE.COM - 2018-10-14 03:00:00