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Man jumps on moving car; woman body slammed over Facebook video

Subscribed, but don't have a login? A Monroe man is facing charges after violating a protective order held by his wife. According to an arrest report for Alvin Collins, 35, the victim said Collins jumped onto the engine hood of their vehicle while she was traveling in the 600 block of Moore Avenue.

NEWS-STAR - 2018-01-19 15:26:23

Deadly H1N1 flu hitting Louisiana, doctors urging people to take precaution

MONROE, La. (KNOE) - The flu epidemic has reached nearly every state in the country and Louisiana is amongst one of the ones being hit the hardest. Some Louisiana hospitals have reportedly turned people away because they are filled up with flu patients. Clinics in Ouachita Parish have also been fil

KNOE TV8 - 2018-01-20 02:48:00

Teen ransacked mother's home, breaking TVs and furniture

A Richwood teenager is facing charges after he reportedly ransacked his mother's home and said "the s*** was fun" when police officers arrived. Officers with the Richwood Police Department arrived at the home on a disturbance call and spoke to the victim, who said she came home around 9 a.m. and fo

NEWS-STAR - 2018-01-18 20:19:03

OPSO searching for missing West Monroe man

Courtesy: Christie Freeman WEST MONROE, La. - (1/18/2018) The Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office confirms they have a missing person case active right now for Christopher "Chad" Stewart. Chad's twin sister Christie Freeman reached out to NBC 10 to spread the word. Below is a flyer they are asking peop

MYARKLAMISS.COM - 2018-01-18 17:25:04

Man rammed girlfriend's car into ditch, then 'saved' her

A Monroe man is facing a domestic violence charge of aggravated battery after he reportedly rammed his girlfriend's car into a ditch. According to Monroe Police, a woman flagged down a police officer at the Wood Street station. She reportedly told the officer that Lucas Daniels, 34, hit her in the

NEWS-STAR - 2018-01-18 18:44:32

Walk-On's to break ground in West Monroe

WEST MONROE, La. - West Monroe will soon have a new family-friendly restaurant featuring a taste of Louisiana served up in a game-day atmosphere. Baton Rouge-based Walk-On's Bistreaux & Bar is hosting a special groundbreaking ceremony for its first West Monroe restaurant on Tuesday, Jan. 23. Represe

MYARKLAMISS.COM - 2018-01-18 17:22:55

Former school head pleads guilty to felony sex abuse

David DeRousse WEST MONROE, La. (The News-Star) - According to our partners at The News-Star, David H. "Dave" DeRousse, 70, of West Monroe pleaded guilty to seven counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse in St. Clair County, Illinois. DeRousse was sentenced Wednesday to four years of special condi

MYARKLAMISS.COM - 2018-01-19 15:58:29

Monroe postal carrier pleads guilty to stealing prescriptions from veterans

MONROE, La. - (1/18/2018) United States Attorney Alexander C. Van Hook announced today that an Oak Ridge man who worked as a postal carrier assistant in Monroe has plead guilty to taking mail containing prescription drugs destined for veterans. According to the guilty plea, law enforcement learned f

MYARKLAMISS.COM - 2018-01-18 23:38:16

Police accused of torture, slicing man's shoes while he wore them

CHICAGO (WBBM/CNN) - A man who spent 21 years in prison for a double murder is set to walk free Friday, after it was ruled there was credible evidence he was tortured during his interrogation. Jamie Hauad is about to be a free man. He was 17 years old when he was convicted of the May 1997 double mur

WAFF - 2018-01-19 14:26:39

Authorities: Tip leads to discovery of cocaine, Xanax bars

TUSCUMBIA - A tip on the possibility of someone bringing drugs through Colbert County has resulted in the arrest of a Russellville man. Authorities said William Jamar Mitchell, 30, Ridgecrest Plaza Apartments, Russellville, is charged with unlawful possession with intent to distribute cocaine, unlaw

TIMES DAILY - 2018-01-19 16:13:00

Lauderdale man indicted for using checks, debit card

FLORENCE - A Lauderdale County man remains in jail after he was arrested on a grand jury indictment for taking a checkbook and debit card from a family member. Reports indicate Brandon Michael Moore, 32, 8935 Lauderdale 15, Florence, is charged with fraudulent use of a credit card, second-degree the

TIMES DAILY - 2018-01-19 15:55:00

Sheffield man caught after brief escape

SHEFFIELD - A man in jail on outstanding warrant, now faces a felony charge after he ran out of the facility in his bare feet Thursday afternoon, authorities said. Sheffield Police Chief Greg Ray said Jordan Terry Gardner, 22, Southwest 17th Street, Sheffield, is charged with second-degree escape af

TIMES DAILY - 2018-01-19 19:45:00

Three area schools selected as Schools of Distinction

Three area schools - Florence High, Russellville High and Howell Graves Preschool in Muscle Shoals - have been selected as 2017 Schools of Distinction by the Council for Leaders in Alabama Schools (CLAS). The schools, each representing District VII of the State School Board, were nominated by their

TIMES DAILY - 2018-01-19 19:31:00

UPDATE: Second arrest made for West Point shooting

WEST POINT, Miss. (WTVA) - A second arrest has been made in connection with Saturday's shooting in West Point that left a man critically wounded. On Wednesday, police arrested Tymotheous Henry, 30, of Columbus, on the charge of aggravated assault. On Saturday, January 13, West Point police resp

WTVA.COM - 2018-01-18 18:52:00

Reaching out with resources: Red Bay First Baptist Church opens library to public

It's not uncommon for a church to have a church library, replete with commentaries, devotionals and books on Christian living. What is less common is a library that also boasts shelf after shelf of DVDs, children's books, CDs, adult fiction and nonfiction and more - and all available to the communit

FRANKLIN COUNTY TIMES - 2018-01-18 17:30:00

Fighting to keep Haleyville's hosptial

Last November, WAAY 31 told you about the announcement from Lakeland Hospital's CEO. Debbie Pace said Curae Health had decided to close its hospital in Haleyville. Curae blamed declining reimbursements related to ObamaCare. It had accumulated a $2 million loss. Since that announcement, Lakeland

WAAY-TV - 2018-01-18 20:43:00

Two teens 'critically' injured after car and trail collide in Richmond

Two teenagers were critically injured after a car collided with a train in Richmond, officials said. Deputies were dispatched around 5 p.m. to a crossing near FM 762 and FM 2759, which is about one mile away from George Ranch High School. It's unclear what caused the incident, but the unidentified 1

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2018-01-19 23:48:00

2 Houstonians Killed With 3 Others In New Mexico Helicopter Crash

RATON, NM - Two Houstonians were among five people who were killed Wednesday, when their helicopter crashed in Raton, New Mexico. Killed in the crash were Charles Ryland Burnett, 61, of Houston; co-pilot Paul Cobb, 67, of Conroe; Zimbabwean opposition leader Roy Bennett, 60, who was also from Colora

PATCH - 2018-01-18 20:45:17

Man found guilty of stabbing fiance to death in Fort Bend County

A Fort Bend County jury ruled a Nigerian immigrant was guilty in the 2015 stabbing death of his fiance on Friday. Osa Alohaneke, 59, was living in an area of southwest Houston located in Fort Bend County with his fiance, 52-year-old Evelyne Ebane Epiepang, when he allegedly attacked her and her frie

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2018-01-19 23:39:00

17-year-old girl from Missouri City found, Amber Alert discontinued

MISSOURI CITY, Texas -- The Amber Alert issued for a teen girl from Missouri City has been discontinued. Police told KHOU 11 News early Thursday the girl had been located. ------------- Authorities issued an Amber Alert for an abducted 17-year-old girl from Missouri City on Wednesday night. Accordi

12NEWSNOW.COM - 2018-01-18 10:50:19