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Monroe man accused of failing to report traffic accident

Monroe police arrested a Monroe man on suspicion of failure to report accident last week after authorities were notified of a hit-and-run accident.A witness of the traffic accident identified the suspect's vehicle and followed the suspect, Heath Alexander Fife, 28, of 173 Hill St., Monroe, to a plac

HANNAPUB.COM - 2018-05-26 15:41:00

Four arrested for burglaries of guns from cars

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MYARKLAMISS.COM - 2018-05-26 17:53:55

Weather Update - Saturday May 26th

Alberto is moving north at 13 MPH with maximum sustained winds at 40 MPH. Tropical Storm watches in effect for much of the Gulf Coast through Wednesday, but there is a Flash Flood Watch in effect for New Orleans until 7 PM Tuesday. We could maybe see about 0.10" of rain from Alberto and winds gustin

MYARKLAMISS.COM - 2018-05-26 23:43:06

Teen airlifted after accidental shooting in Monroe

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Louisiana sales tax holiday weekend preps for hurricane season

As we move into hurricane season, the state is reducing the sales tax from five percent to three percent on certain things like sandbags, flashlights, and batteries - all things that can come in handy during a storm.

KNOE TV8 - 2018-05-26 19:06:00

Child accidentally shot in Monroe

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West Monroe man accused of impersonating deputy

Ouachita Parish sheriff's deputies arrested a West Monroe man on suspicion of theft and false impersonation of a peace officer last week after a woman informed authorities the suspect was trying to steal her vehicle license plate.The owner of the vehicle told authorities she wished to pursue charges

HANNAPUB.COM - 2018-05-25 15:40:00

Life sentence for man convicted of brutal 2016 rape, kidnapping

In a Wednesday sentencing, Aurtheal Evans, age 43, Rosenwald Road, received a mandatory life at hard labor for first degree rape, 20 years for attempted manslaughter, 40 years for second degree kidnapping and 10 years for failure to register as a sex offender.

NEWS-STAR - 2018-05-25 18:48:00

Man accused of escaping hospital, hiding in McDonald's

Once officers arrived at McDonald’s, they found Auttonberry standing in the waiting area. Officers ordered him to lay on the floor, which he complied.

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Weather Forecast- Friday, May 25th

WEST MONROE, La. - Good Friday morning! It's another mild start to the day across the ArkLaMiss with temps sitting in the lower 70's. There are some clouds outside and those will be sticking around through the day. We're going to see a similar afternoon as to what we have seen the past couple of day

MYARKLAMISS.COM - 2018-05-25 11:40:12

Child fighting for life after being accidentally shot in Parkview Apartments

"I panicked because I had just came home and seen [the victim], and [he] said 'Hey, Grandma,' like [the kids] always do," she said. "My sister was beating on the door and say the little boy with the pretty eyes had been shot. I ran out of the house and called 911."

KNOE TV8

Friends, law enforcement remember Monroe police officer tragically killed in the line of duty

"She could have went anywhere, but she came to the Monroe Police Department to be a Monroe police officer. She chose the city of Monroe as her new home and community. And for that we thank her," said Ellis.

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West Monroe Checkpoints May 24 through June 1

The Click It or Ticket National Campaign began on May 21, 2018 and will go through June 3, 2018.

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Monroe woman accused of stabbing victim with screwdriver

Ouachita Parish sheriff's deputies arrested a Monroe woman on suspicion of aggravated battery last week after a female complainant claimed the suspect hurt her.The female victim told deputies that Aniya Monyea Freeman, 19, of 124 Meadowlake Drive, No. 10, Monroe, stabbed her in her left arm with a s

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More affordable housing coming to Monroe

MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) -The word "quality" and "affordable" don't always go together when it comes to buying a home, but the Monroe Housing Authority hopes to change the future of affordable living.

KNOE TV8

Weather Forecast- Thursday, May 23rd

WEST MONROE, La. - Good Thursday morning! It's another mild start to the day across the ArkLaMiss with temps sitting in the lower 70's. There are some clouds outside and those will be sticking around through the day. We're going to see a similar afternoon as to what we have seen the past couple of d

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Officer’s job uncertain after failed drug test

The Monroe Civil Service Board ignored two “serious conflicts of interest” by reinstating a Monroe police officer who was terminated last year for failing a drug test, a Monroe judge ruled last week.Fourth Judicial District Court Judge Robert Johnson reversed the Civil Service Board’s decision in Au

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139 arrested in recent task force operation

OUACHITA Parish -The Ouachita Parish Multi-Jurisdictional Task Force conducted street operations on May 10th & 11th, 2018. Different areas of Ouachita Parish and Richland Parish were targeted. The Task force is comprised of sheriff’s deputies and police officers representing Ouachita Parish, surroun

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Crime sweep leads to 139 arrests in Ouachita & Richland Parishes

He said during the two-day sweep they found 135 grams of marijuana, 34 grams of cocaine, 11.5 grams of meth, four guns, 15 ecstasy pills and 70 prescription pills.

KNOE TV8

Accused serial bank robber arrested in Monroe

Investigators say Madison is responsible for bank or money center robberies in Hammond, LA, Picayune, MS, & Waveland, MS.

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