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Monroe police seek attempted murder suspect
MONROE, La. (KNOE) -Monroe police need your help to find a suspect wanted on charges of attempted second-degree murder and armed robbery.They are looking for 21-year-old Naderrious K. Thomas.Police say he is wanted in connection with a shooting and robbery that happened at the 700 block of Pecan Str
Armed and dangerous suspect wanted in Monroe shooting
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WMPD arrest West Monroe man on suspicion of distribution of marijuana
Police received a tip that Stanley Lavelle Charleston Jr., 21, of 219 Riverbend Drive, West Monroe, was selling drugs.
Suspect arrested in Bingo robbery
Stewart Kelly Jr. has been arrested in connection with the Aug. 9 robbery of LaVideo Bingo Hall robbery in Winnsboro.The Franklin Parish Sheriff’s Office is requesting assistance in identifying the individual in the photographs who may have additional information regarding the robbery. The Sheriff’s
Monroe man arrested for restaurant fire at Amigos
Bernard Anthony Henderson, 56, was booked into the Ouachita Correctional Center on Tuesday, October 16, on one count of Simple Arson.
Man accused of setting fire at Mexican restaurant
According to an arrest report for Bernard Henderson, age 56, Ouachita Parish Fire requested the services of the Louisiana Office of State Fire Marshal after the Tuesday incident.
Man connected to LDWF agent shooting pleads to drug charges
Jeremy Gullette, age 36, was taken into custody the day of the shooting as a person of interest. During a search, deputies located over $1,500 in cash on Gullette's person and three Valium.
Annual Transportation Road Show makes its pit stop in Monroe to talk infrastructure
Chairman Landry says, "Well I just think that people need to understand that our infrastructure is important. You heard today that it means a good economy, provides good jobs, and improve the quality of life when you have good infrastructure."
Garbage Do's & Don'ts: Monroe cracking down on trash code violators, starting fines
MONROE, La. - This old love seat isn't so lovable anymore ,James Hubbard, tossed it out. But, he quickly learned items like it will no longer be picked up trash collectors.
Monroe man accused of threatening to blow up apartment office
A Monroe man was arrested on suspicion of terrorizing and criminal trespass last week after authorities were notified of a man terrorizing an apartment complex's office staff.The apartment complex manager informed Monroe police that Aaron Blevins, 53, homeless, came into the office and tried to open
Community Soup Kitchen closed today because a car ran into the building
MONROE, La. - (10/16/2018) For people in need in south Monroe, they have one less option today. The Community Soup Kitchen at 219 Plum Street cannot open today because someone hit the building with a car sometime overnight or early this morning.
Weather Forecast- Wednesday, October 17th
WEST MONROE, La. - (10/17/2018) Good Wednesday morning! It's still chilly and rainy outside across the ArkLaMiss this morning as temps are in the upper 40's-lower 50's with patchy showers. Be easy on the roads this morning, areas like Ruston received 4"+ of rainfall yesterday which is going to lead
Police say man hits victim with baseball bat
Police say Larry Banks knocked on a woman's door on Ludwig Avenue, and when she opened it to see who it was, Banks came inside with a bat.
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
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
Monroe steps up trash code enforcement; Violators will see fines on water bills
Whether you travel north, south, east or west in the city of Monroe, it doesn't take long to find a trash code violation.
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.
Fire extinguisher inspection leads to West Monroe child porn arrest
According to an arrest affidavit, employees at the Shadow Creek Apartments were collecting fire extinguishers for inspection on Friday, October 12th. When they reached apartment #2401, they went inside and found what appeared to be a slideshow of child pornography displayed on a computer in the livi
Two arrested after 10,000 ecstasy pills found in car
MANGHAM, La. (KNOE) -The Mangham Police Department arrested two people in connection with 10,000 suspected ecstasy pills on Sunday night.
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.