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Traffic alert: OPSO deputies on scene of the 1700 Block of Highway 15

WEST MONROE, La - BREAKING: Deputy Glenn Springfield, Public Information Officer for the Ouachita Parish Sheriff Office, has confirmed an ongoing investigation at a house in the 1700 block of Highway 15 in West Monroe near New Chapel Hill Church. Several OPSO deputies are on the scene, however, off

MYARKLAMISS.COM - 2017-12-18 00:48:31

Ochsner strikes deal to operate Monroe, Shreveport hospitals

MONROE/SHREVEPORT (The News-Star) - According to our partners at The News-Star, Ochsner Health System has reached a tentative agreement to take over operation of the state's safety net hospitals in Monroe and Shreveport. Gov. John Bel Edwards will announce Ochsner's partnerships with the state, LSU

MYARKLAMISS.COM - 2017-12-18 15:16:50

DEVELOPING: Shots fired during chase in Franklin Parish

GILBERT, La. (The News-Star) - According to our partners at The News-Star, based on scanner traffic, shots were fired during a chase in Franklin Parish Monday morning. Details are limited at this time, but multiple suspects were involved in the incident. One suspect was taken into custody and a se

MYARKLAMISS.COM - 2017-12-18 16:42:53

1 child ejected, 2 other children injured in crash near elementary school

SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL) - Three children are recovering after being injured in an early morning crash near an elementary school in Shreveport. The accident happened around 7:30 a.m. Monday in the 5900 block of 70th St. in front of Turner Elementary. Police say a white Crown Victoria was speeding in a

MYARKLAMISS.COM - 2017-12-18 18:14:43

Police: Columbia Man Killed in Caldwell Parish Crash

Columbia - A Columbia man has died after the vehicle he was driving traveled off the road, struck a culvert and a large tree. Shortly before 10:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 16, 2017, Louisiana State Police Troop F responded to a single-vehicle crash on Louisiana Hwy 133 just north of Louisiana Hwy

MYARKLAMISS.COM - 2017-12-18 02:26:37

Jungle Bells, First ever Christmas at the zoo

MONROE - Jungle Bells was the first ever Christmas at the Louisiana Purchase Zoo, and one organizer said it was beyond a great day. "The kids have smiles on their faces, it's the best thing ever, this is a huge family event for us," says Jeff Guerriero an injury attorney and the event sponsor. At t

MYARKLAMISS.COM - 2017-12-17 19:21:23

Atlanta airport loses power, trapping travelers in planes and terminals

NBC NEWS - ATLANTA - Flying home for the holidays was more of a headache than usual for those traveling through the Atlanta airport on Sunday. Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta lost power shortly after 1 p.m. eastern time on Sunday reportedly leaving some passengers trapped in plan

MYARKLAMISS.COM - 2017-12-18 02:03:32

Monroe man killed in crash after trying to pass another vehicle

OUACHITA PARISH, La. (KNOE) - A Monroe man dies while trying to pass another vehicle on a Ouachita Parish highway. According to Louisiana State Police, 45-year-old Jesse Wayne Williams was killed Thursday evening on LA Hwy 841 just south of Hwy 15. Police say Williams was heading south in his picku


Sheriff's Office investigating fatal rock climbing accident in Fremont County

FREMONT COUNTY, Colo. - Officials are investigating after a rock climber died near the Banks Hiking Area in Fremont County on Saturday, Dec. 16. According to the Fremont County Sheriff's Office, deputies were dispatched to the area off Red Canyon Road near milemarker 10 in Canon City on a report of

FOX21NEWS.COM - 2017-12-17 15:36:53

Fremont County coroner IDs climber

CANON CITY -- Authorities have identified a 27 year-old man who died as the result of a fall while rock climbing Saturday. Fremont County Coroner Randy Keller identified the victim as Andrew Biebuyck of Charlottesville, Va. Keller said Biebuyck was climbing with others in the Banks Hiking Area near

PUEBLO CHIEFTAIN - 2017-12-17 21:34:04

Rock climber dies in fall outside Canon City

CANON CITY, Colo. (KKTV) - A climber died Saturday after falling more than 50 feet from a popular Fremont County climbing area. The county sheriff's office says the victim was near the Piggy Bank climbing wall in the Bank hiking area when they fell 60 feet. The climber wasn't breathing when first re

KKTV - 2017-12-17 17:30:00

Rock climber dies after fall in Banks Hiking Area in Fremont County

CANON CITY, Colo. - Fremont County Deputies responded to the Banks Hiking area on Saturday afternoon for reports that a rock climber had fallen about 60 feet and was not breathing. Crews responded to Red Canyon Road near mile marker 10 in Canon City near the climbing area named "The Piggy Bank." Li

KRDO - 2017-12-17 01:58:33

Dashing through the snow on the Santa Express

THE NORTH POLE -- On my first trip to Canon City, I got caught in a hailstorm. In July. So I knew the climate up there was a little different. I just didn't realize how close Canon City was to the North Pole until I took a ride on the Santa Express. It wasn't my first trip on the Royal Gorge Route R

PUEBLO CHIEFTAIN - 2017-12-17 06:30:06

Rock climber dies in 60 foot fall in Fremont County

A rock climber died Saturday after falling 60 feet in the Banks Hiking Area known as "the Piggy Bank" off Red Canyon Road in Canon City, the Fremont County Sheriff's Office said. Lifesaving measures were taken but the climber was pronounced dead at the scene. The name, age, and gender of the rock cl


Melissa Grundy named St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center's stroke program coordinator

St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center recently named Melissa Grundy as stroke program coordinator. Grundy joined the hospital in January 2007 and previously worked as a nurse in the post-surgical and orthopedic unit. Later, she joined St. Thomas More Hospital in Canon City, most recently serving as directo

PUEBLO CHIEFTAIN - 2017-12-17 14:00:00

New council members take the oath of office in Cripple Creek.

~ by Trevor Phipps ~ History may have been recorded politically in Cripple Creek. For the first time in recent years, the city clerk swore in two newly-elected female council members. There have been women serving on the council before, but it is unsure when, or if ever, two females were sworn in a


Columbus man found guilty for trafficking crack, cocaine

A Columbus man was found guilty by a United States District Court jury on seven counts, including drug distribution and possession of a firearm. A Columbus man was found guilty by a United States District Court jury on seven counts, including drug distribution and possession of a firearm. Deandre F

MYFOX28COLUMBUS.COM - 2017-12-17 16:29:06

Police: Father shoots son, daughter in north Columbus

COLUMBUS -- Columbus police detectives said a domestic situation got out of hand as a father shot his son and daughter in north Columbus Sunday afternoon. According to police, the son was taken to Ohio State Wexner Medical Center in critical condition, but has been upgraded to stable condition. The

WBNS 10TV COLUMBUS - 2017-12-17 21:54:06

Person in critical condition after double shooting in northeast Columbus

Police are on scene of a double shooting in northeast Columbus that left one person in critical condition. COLUMBUS, Ohio - Police are on scene of a double shooting in northeast Columbus that left one person in critical condition. Officers responded to a reported shooting near the intersection of C

WSYX ABC6 - 2017-12-17 17:00:43

Indiana State Police report deadly plane crash in southeast Indiana

OLDENBURG, Ind. (WTHR) - Indiana State Police confirm at least one person died when a small plane crashed Saturday night near Oldenburg in Franklin County. State Police and the Federal Aviation Administration will be investigating. Troopers from the Versailles District are on scene of a small plane

WBNS 10TV COLUMBUS - 2017-12-17 04:34:30