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West Monroe HS student arrested, others praised after handicapped student is shoved

WEST MONROE, La. (KNOE) -Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office arrested a West Monroe High School student on Thursday.Josh Reinninger was pushed down while at school at West Monroe High.Linda Reinninger says she received a call from the school telling her that her son, Josh, had been severely pushed down

KNOE TV8 - 2018-10-19 18:42:00

West Monroe woman arrested on nine counts of forgery

West Monroe police arrested a West Monroe woman on suspicion of nine counts of forgery last week after receiving a complaint the suspect took checks from a victim while they lived together.Victoria Brook Hodnett, 19, of 100 Nora St., West Monroe, cashed nine checks without the victim's consent, acco

HANNAPUB.COM - 2018-10-18 14:30:00

4 arrested for stealing copper after being caught in the act

Charles Jeffrey Hemphill, age 47, Donald Richard Jones, age 56, Katherine Wyrick, age 45 and Stephanie Cotton, age 47, all of Monroe, have been arrested and booked in OCC on charges stemming from the investigation.

MYARKLAMISS.COM - 2018-10-19 17:14:49

Thousands of fish found dead in Bayou Desiard

MONROE, La. - Thousands of crappie, bass, bream and shad found dead in Bayou Desiard.Leaving many residents wondering if there is a problem.

MYARKLAMISS.COM - 2018-10-18 23:56:11

Monroe Police need your help to find a missing 16-year-old girl

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MYARKLAMISS.COM - 2018-10-20 00:28:12

Monroe PD searching for missing girl

Police say she was last seen wearing ripped blue jeans, a blue shirt, and white shoes. She is also known to frequent the Washington Street trailer park in West Monroe.

KNOE TV8 - 2018-10-19 15:18:00

Hancock deputies arrest Waveland man suspected of five murders in La.

Deputies from the Hancock County Sheriff's Office this week arrested a Waveland man suspected of at least five murders in Louisiana."The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office received information from Bienville Parish (Louisiana) Sheriff’s Office about a possible murder suspect located within Hancock Coun

SEA COAST ECHO - 2018-10-19 16:06:00

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.


Deputies searching for person missing for a year

OUACHITA Parish - (10/19/18) Ouachita Sheriff’s Investigators are continuing their missing person investigation involving Kenneth Leroy Bouwell, age 46, last seen in October 2017 by family members.

MYARKLAMISS.COM - 2018-10-19 15:46:16

Weather Forecast- Friday, October 19th

WEST MONROE, La. - (10/19/2018) Good Friday morning! It's a nice, cool start to the day with temps sitting in the 50's. Skies are mostly cloudy with light winds from the northeast. We've got another day with a mix of sun and clouds and temperatures look to climb a bit more today compared to yesterda

MYARKLAMISS.COM - 2018-10-19 11:35:37

MPD: Cashier took $1K in cash from grocery store

According to an arrest report for Siera Leonard, age 25, West Monroe, officers were dispatched to the store to speak with the manager regarding a theft complaint.

NEWS-STAR - 2018-10-18 16:41:00

Help MPD find home invasion, attempted murder suspects

An arrest warrant has been obtained for Dennis D. Douglas, age 32, on charges of home invasion, domestic abuse battery, domestic aggravated assault, aggravated battery and second degree battery.

NEWS-STAR - 2018-10-18 21:30:00

Man wanted for home invasion, other charges

Police are looking for 32-year-old Dennis D. Douglas for charges of home invasion, domestic abuse battery, aggravated assault-domestic, aggravated battery and 2nd degree battery.

MYARKLAMISS.COM - 2018-10-18 15:14:18

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


Megamillions jackpot breaks records with $970 million pot, the do's and don'ts of winning big

MONROE, La. - MONROE, La. (10/18/18) - Taxes are only one of the questions. Do you want your money lump sum or paid out over time? It's not how much you win, but how much you get to keep.

MYARKLAMISS.COM - 2018-10-19 03:42:32

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


Weather Forecast- Thursday, October 18th

WEST MONROE, La. - (10/18/2018) Good Thursday morning! It's a quiet start to the day across the ArkLaMiss with temperatures sitting in the 50's. We have dried out since yesterday morning and do not have rain in the forecast for today. High temperatures will climb into the mid to upper 60's this afte

MYARKLAMISS.COM - 2018-10-18 11:53:53

Armed and dangerous suspect wanted in Monroe shooting

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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.


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