The New York prison seamstress who helped two inmates escape, sparking a three-week manhunt, pleaded guilty Tuesday in a deal that calls for a sentence of up to seven years.
After the shooting in Lafayette, along with recent tragedies in Charleston and Chattanooga, some people are asking about gun control and gun ownership. So what are the gun laws in Louisiana?
A flaw called "Stagefright" in Google's Android operating system could let hackers take over a phone with a message -- even if the user doesn't open it.
New Orleans ranks high on a list of the most sexually diseased cities in the country.
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries agents cited two men for taking alligator eggs without a valid egg collection permit.
Jane Gunn from The Travel Company talks about Sandals "All Inclusive Resorts" in the Caribbean and a current promotion that could earn you hundreds in airline credit!
In this cooking with Newk's Eatery segment, learn about the Triple Take Salad.
The West Monroe-West Ouachita Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the Second Annual "Member2Member Expo" on Tuesday, July 28, 2015 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the West Monroe Convention Center.
Wendy's finally begins testing antibiotic chicken and unsanitary growing conditions is leading to a ban on Mexican cilantro in today's Ag and Energy Report.
The Morehouse Parish School Board is holding a special meeting tonight to discuss rezoning all elementary schools in the district.
KEDM Public Radio will host “Policy and a Pint” at Fat Pelican Restaurant in Monroe tonight at 5 p.m.
A Heat Advisory is in effect until 7:00pm Tuesday.
A 62-year-old man with a gun in each hand fired at four people – including a 1-year-old boy – before a civilian with a concealed carry permit returned fire and wounded the shooter.
Vidalia Police Department celebrated community involvement. The department hosted the gathering in hopes of building a safer community.
The Granny Goins Soup Kitchen is a known staple in Monroe, and is in danger of shutting down. Now, a member of the Monroe City Council wants to use taxpayer money to save the organization.
In a portion of south Monroe, flooding has been a problem for years, but a solution to that problem is in sight.
The governing body of the Boy Scouts of America voted Monday to end its decades-long ban on gay scout leaders.
An estimated 40 percent of teen users of e-cigarettes have never smoked tobacco, a new report finds, adding to the worries that the devices are attracting a whole new group of underage user, not just teens trying to quit regular cigarettes.
A West Monroe houseboat community is facing thousands of dollars in damage from wake caused by speeding boaters. The city has ordinance to protect residents, but no way to enforce it.
A South Arkansas Sheriff's Department is in the process of upgrading its body cameras.
The gunman in the Lafayette shooting, John Houser, had a history of mental illness. He was involuntarily institutionalized and was denied buying a handg in 2006 based off of arson and domestic violence allegations. So how did he legally obtain a weapon?
The Lafayette Police Department has turned over the Grand Theater building back to the company.
The twin cities’ only full marathon is gearing up for this year’s event.
Only one patients remains at the Lafayette General Medical Center following the Grand Theatre shooting.
Funeral services are planned Monday for the two women shot and killed Thursday inside of a Lafayette movie theater.
Chennault Aviation & Military Museum helps "Keep the Spirit of '45 Alive!" with a program at Northeast Louisiana War Veterans Home.
Chefs for a Cause will be held Tuesday, July 28, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Monroe Civic Center.
A group of recent graduates and a current student in the School of Education at the University of Louisiana at Monroe recently published book reviews in various academic journals.
Democratic candidate for Governor John Bel Edwards debut a new online ad over the weekend, using a 'Rube Goldberg Machine'.
The United States Postal Service will hold a meeting to discuss the relocation of the retail services from Monroe, La. Downtown station at 201 Jackson Street.
The City of Monroe is hosting a south Monroe business round table on Wednesday.
A woman is behind bars after she allegedly threatened to shoot somebody inside a theatre in Baton Rouge.
The Apple Watch is going mass-market. Certain Best Buy stores will sell the Apple Watch starting August 7, making it the first national retailer outside of Apple Stores to stock the smartwatch.
Search intensifies for two teens missing off the Florida coast after their boat capsized Friday.
Monroe Mayor Jamie Mayo will hold his final 'Fight the Blight' walking town meeting tonight.
A crowd of several hundred gathered Saturday night to see Detroit’s newest resident: A 9-foot, 2,000-pound statue of a goat-headed occult idol named Baphomet.
The brother of the man who opened fire at a Louisiana movie theater this week, killing two and injuring nine before taking his own life, said Saturday that the family saw signs of mental illness but did not know he was capable of such violence.
Republican Mike Huckabee drew a rebuke from President Obama on Monday for invoking the Holocaust in his criticism of the Iran nuclear deal.
The gunman who opened fire in a Louisiana movie theater should not have been allowed to legally buy the gun he used to kill two people and injure nine because of his mental history, Gov. Bobby Jindal said Sunday.
DOTD has released a few temporary lane closures scheduled for I-20 in Lincoln Parish.
Federal safety regulators said Sunday that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will pay a record $105 million for mishandling 23 recalls.
The Louisiana Small Business Development Center at the University of Louisiana at Monroe will host its third annual Small Business Expo from noon to 3 p.m., on Saturday, Aug. 15, at the Monroe Convention Center.
President Barack Obama is marching Israelis to "the door of the oven" by agreeing to the Iran nuclear deal, Mike Huckabee said Sunday.
The Vidalia Police Department and the Neighborhood Watch program are hosting their 1st Annual Unity Community Meeting July 27th.
Allegiance Health Center of Ruston, Leslie Lakes Retirement Center and Bienville Medical Center are pleased to host the 3rd Annual "Swing for Alzheimer's" Charity Golf Tournament.
Falling oil prices could mean more job losses in the energy industry and gas prices fall slightly in the past two weeks in today's Ag and Energy Report.
Sheriff's deputies say an 11-year-old girl was shot in the neck while riding in a car near the Arkansas-Missouri border this weekend.
The Town of Ferriday is under a boil advisory due to downed power poles and damage at a sub-station caused by a storm Saturday evening.
State officials are warning those wanting to help victims of the Lafayette shooting to take precautions before donating.
Bobbi Kristina Brown, 22, the only daughter of singers Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown, died Sunday, nearly six months after she was found unresponsive in a bathtub of her home, her family said.