The Louisiana Purchase Gardens and Zoo has a new place for kids. It's a splash pad opening just in time for summer.
A West Monroe woman beat cancer as a child. Now she is fighting a new battle... against a flesh-eating disease she contracted along the Mississippi coast.
A new study suggests consuming, not avoiding, peanuts may lead to fewer peanut allergies in kids. That may change recommendations from doctors.
A Rayville man lost his life after the vehicle he was driving ran off the road, struck a culvert and overturned.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. won by unanimous decision over Manny Pacquaio in the welterweight title match on Saturday night.
Voters across northeast Louisiana approved most of the tax proposals on Saturday's ballot.
About 300 West Monroe residents put on their cowboy boots and hats to raise money to benefit the revitalization of downtown.
The 2015 Kentucky Derby winner is American Pharoah.
An area fraternity came together this afternoon in the name of scholarship and education.
Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Head over to the Ike Hamilton Expo Center, in West Monroe, for the first Crawfish and Gator Festival.
The University of Louisiana Monroe held their 6th-annual Festival of World Languages, a presentation of languages geared toward high school students.
The YMCA hosted their annual Healthy Kids Day in Forsythe Park. Organizers say the event includes several activities that get residents up on their feet and moving toward a healthier lifestyle.
The town of St. Joseph is without gas this morning for not paying its bill.
The fundraiser benefited the West Monroe-West Ouachita Chamber of Commerce. The event featured 1,400 pounds of crawfish and the first ever skeet tournament.
Now, OMCAP is partnering with the city of Monroe to continue providing services to residents, who need help making ends meet.
On May 5th, over 100 local nonprofits will participate in a 24-hour online giving challenge.
It is a very busy weekend for one South Arkansas community. That’s right, two festivals, in one city!
Voters in northeast Louisiana will head to the polls to vote on several sales tax and tax renewals.
Save the date for the Wild Wild West Fundraiser to benefit the Downtown West Monroe Revitalization.
The Louisiana Purchase Gardens and Zoo continues drawing negative attention from PETA.
Boilin for Braylon will be held May 3 from 12pm-3pm.
Monroe Police Detectives have an arrest warrant for Cedrick L. Lumpkin, stemming from the Cracker Barrel robbery that occurred on 9/18/2014.
Young cancer patient copes with grueling chemotherapy using weekly dance parties.
Some West Carroll Parish residents are under a boil order.
Damien Lawson, a finalist on last season's NBC's 'The Voice' will be performing a Mother's Day concert in West Monroe.
A Placer County man says he would confront a bear again after he fought one off with his fists that he says was trying to eat his Chihuahua.
The name Bruce Jenner may bring to mind different things to different people, like the Olympic athlete, or Kim Kardashian's step dad.
United States Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced that a man from Mississippi pleaded guilty to striking a man in the head with a baseball bat at the Fort Polk military base.
United States Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced that a DeQuincy man pleaded guilty to making $100 counterfeit bills at a casino hotel.
Ouachita Sheriff’s Investigators are investigating complaints involving suspects posing as asphalt contractors contacting Ouachita residents offering to pave driveways.
Community Outreach Programs of the Northeast Louisiana Arts Council will host their Blend of the Bayou fundraiser Sunday, May 3.
Dr. Jack A. Palmer, professor of psychology at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, presented his research as part of an invited symposium at the 107th annual meeting of the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology held in New Orleans in April.
May 5th is a national day of giving that shines a light on local nonprofits in our community. In north Louisiana this day of giving is known as GIVE FOR GOOD.
The former Port Authority official who resigned amid the political uproar over the George Washington Bridge lane closures in September 2013 admitted in federal court in Newark Friday that he played a role in the scandal, and authorities are expected to announce more indictments in the case at an afternoon news briefing.
Mother's Day gifts are trending in the tech market as the special day gets closer. NBC's Mark Barger reports.
Registered Louisiana voters are reminded that municipal general elections will be held tomorrow, Saturday, May 2 in 28 parishes across the state. Polls open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m.
Dr. Kilian Garvey, assistant professor of psychology at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, delivered four research presentations at the 9th Annual North Eastern Evolutionary Psychology Society meeting in Boston, Mass., in early April.
A $15,000 grant from State Farm will help the Louisiana State Fire Marshal’s Office enhance its arson prevention efforts.
A female suspect was fatally shot by Atlanta police after exchanging gunfire with two officers — from the back of their patrol car, which was across from the precinct, police said Thursday.
Robyn Rowe said she feels a strong call to help the wounded in Nepal as a part of a medical mission trip, but she needs to quickly raise $3,400.
Charges will be filed against police in the death of Baltimore resident Freddie Gray, the city's state's attorney announced Friday.
The Arkansas Department of Higher Education has awarded a No Child Left Behind Grant to the STEM Center at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, according to Dr. Peggy Doss, dean of the UAM School of Education.
United States Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced today that a Bossier City man was sentenced to 120 months in prison for possessing with intent to sell methamphetamine at his home.
A Silver Alert is issued for a missing Union County man.
Singer Ben E. King, whose classic hit "Stand By Me" became an enduring testament of love and devotion for generations of listeners, has died.
Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee released a video Friday titled "Nailed Shut" that will be used to introduce him at his official presidential race announcement in Hope on May 5.
Check out all of the events going on this weekend in the twin cities!
You're invited to Delta Sigma Theta Sorority's "Shower for Babies" on May 3, 2014.
You're invited to register for the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, now open!
Tesla moves into storage batteries for the home and Wendy's is bringing its first organic beverages to its menu in today's Ag and Energy Report.