March of this year is a big month for celebrations in Louisiana. With Mardi Gras just behind us, many people are preparing for St. Patrick's Day parties and parades. Celebrations for both of these holidays often involve alcohol.
Today, Governor Jindal announced human trafficking legislation that will ensure criminals are prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law and that victims of human trafficking are identified and protected.
Tonight, the council will consider two different ordinances concerning Gardner Denver Thomas and the renovation project at the building where they operate, a building owned by the city.
In the new program, police will knock on doors to warn surrounding homes of a nearby burglary or other crime.
With Spring approaching, it's time for gardeners to keep an eye out for pests on their plants.
Research from experiments conducted by grade school students was displayed for the public.
Local school districts are working to makeup for the time they missed due to recent closings as a result of winter weather.
Tonight Morehouse Parish Schools Superintendent Dr. George Noflin will present his plan to reduce staff as well as the budget for the school district.
Should tanning beds be unavailable for teens 17 and younger?
A Jonesboro Town Councilman is facing gun and drug charges after his arrest in February.
Jackson Parish Sheriff Andy Brown says they've finish collecting evidence in an ongoing rape investigation.
The 2.89-carat sparkler found at Crater of Diamonds State Park has been dubbed the "Jax Diamond."
The Monroe Police Department along with Crimestoppers of Ouachita needs the public’s help in locating a stolen truck and trailer that contained lawn care equipment.
Yesterday evening, a single vehicle crash killed a man from Olla, LA. Louisiana State Police say he was not wearing his seatbelt and was ejected during the crash.
Drivers are now free to use the Tower-Armand Connector in Monroe.
Three New Orleans-area men are behind bars for the exploitation of children after being caught in an undercover internet crimes operation coordinated by the office of Attorney General James D. “Buddy” Caldwell.
Pat Regan join us to talk about a upcoming fundraiser event the Ouachita Council on Aging is hosting.
Jane Gunn from the Travel Company join us to talk about an amazing deal to Orlando, FL.
Mick Essex join us to talk about a free health care seminar coming up this weekend.
Louisiana lawmakers are wasting little time getting to work on the state's annual budget.
If you don't start saving for college when your child is first born, waiting until later can really break the bank, or even worse, leave you with a lot of loan payoffs.
As public schools file waivers to make up for lost days due to winter weather, one private school in Arkansas is utilizing a high-tech solution.
In the wake of the 2014 session- lobbyists filled the Capitol and even the Capitol steps- including the marijuana activists, who are asking our lawmakers to consider supporting the marijuana bills on the table.
On Monday a federal jury watched a FBI video recording of money delivered in a pie box to former State Treasurer Martha Shoffner.
Governor Bobby Jindal addressed both the House and Senate of the Louisiana Legislature on its opening day.
We hope Toronto Mayor Rob Ford didn't ruin your weekend.
ULM students learned a little bit about international cuisine today.
The attorney for Christopher Nixon has filed a notice he plans to say Nixon was insane or incompetent at the time of the crimes.
3.5-million dollars in taxes and fees were taken in just in January alone.
It concerns a project at the Gardner Denver Thomas plant. It's a 650-thousand dollar renovation plan for a building the city owns and where Gardner Denver operates.
Recent studies have found that Alzheimer's may be the nation's third-most deadly killer, and more Americans die from the disease than previously thought.
Police say it could be a crime of opportunity, or a way for criminals to make an easy buck.
Alice Prophit & Courtney Hornsby from the Living Well Foundation visit Louisiana Living.
The first 50 kids to register for the parade will receive a free t-shirt.
4th Annual North La. Sweet Potato and 10th Annual Bluegrass Festival Slated For April 3rd-5th
Lottery players have millions of reasons to buy a ticket or two this week.
The third inmate, that escaped from the LaSalle Parish Correctional Facility, is now back in custody.
Cindy Rougeou, Executive Director of the Louisiana State Employees’ Retirement System (LASERS), will speak to the Monroe chapter of RSEA at 9 a.m. Wednesday at the West Monroe Convention Center at 901 Ridge Ave
University of Louisiana at Monroe President Dr. Nick J. Bruno recently traveled to South Korea to visit three universities—all of which in recent years have sent numerous exchange students to ULM.
The American flag at Monticello City Hall has been lowered to half-staff today in honor and memory of Mayor Allen Maxwell.
The Monroe Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors voted to support two ten-year Ouachita Parish tax propositions scheduled to be on the Saturday, May 3rd ballot.
The Southwestern Athletic Conference has recognized Texas Southern forward Aaric Murray as its Southwestern Athletic Conference Player and Defensive Player of the Year.
U.S. drivers are paying nearly 10 cents more per gallon at the pump than they did two weeks ago.
New poll numbers out of Iowa show the top potential 2016 Presidential candidates.
State, county and city law enforcement agencies kick off a two-week campaign today warning young people that they risk getting a ticket if they don’t fasten their safety belts.
17-year-old's Eric Malone and Kametrice Richmond are charged with the July 2013 murder of 27-year-old Eric Lashun Williams.
Work will begin this month to replace the Turkey Creek bridge on Riser Road in Winnsboro.
The Sbarro pizza restaurant chain filed for bankruptcy court protection Monday, less than three weeks after it was forced to close more than 40% of its U.S. locations.
The work of University of Louisiana at Monroe Professor of art, Gary Ratcliff, was recently featured in an exhibition hosted by Northwestern State University’s Department of Fine and Graphic Art.
NBC's new supernatural thriller "Believe" starts with a car crash.