Nebraska has abolished the death penalty in a landmark veto-override vote backed by a coalition of conservatives who oppose capital punishment.
Different groups are teaming up to help raise funds for Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries agent Sgt. Scott Bullitt.
Google fans scoffed when Apple unveiled its mobile payment service Apple Pay to great fanfare last fall, pointing out that Google Wallet has offered similar technology since 2011.
Struggling to figure out how they'll pay for rising college costs, some parents are willing to dip into their retirement savings and delay retirement but may not realize that in doing so they may be jeopardizing their own financial security.
At least 26 people are taking antibiotics after they handled or were near live anthrax bacteria accidentally sent to labs in nine states and an Air Force base in South Korea, officials said Tuesday.
Union Pacific plans to invest $72 million in 2015 to improve Louisiana's transportation infrastructure, including $11 million on the Columbia and Pollock rail line.
Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee is tied for the lead in a new Quinnipiac University poll.
The Northeast Louisiana Young Professionals and the Monroe Chamber of Commerce are requesting nominations for the 2015 Top 20 Under 40 Young Professional Awards.
Formal charges are now filed against the man accused of shooting a Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Agent last week in Ouachita Parish.
Amber Bettencourt, a University of Louisiana at Monroe Speech-Language Pathology graduate student from Santa Clara, Calif., received a full scholarship to attend the 2015 Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers (CMSC) meeting in Indianapolis this week.
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries agents are still waiting to trap a bear in West Monroe.
The Louisiana Democratic Party is calling for an investigation over Governor Bobby Jindal's use of state email to say Sen. Rand Paul is 'unsuited' to be President.
This time of year should be the “heart” of sweet potato planting season in Louisiana. But instead, the production schedule is being delayed by unrelenting rain.
If you're caught littering, it could cost you a pretty penny.
The House Health and Welfare Committee approved a bill that allows the use of marijuana for medical use.
Twenty-Nine of the most beautiful, talented and intelligent teens in the state will make their way to Monroe on Wednesday, May 27 to compete in the 2015 Miss Louisiana's Outstanding Teen Pageant.
The 2015 Louisiana FFA Convention & Expo continues the second year of its four-year run in Monroe.
In this week's "Ask Dr. Gray" segment, Dr. Gray talks whether salt contributes to weight gain, how to maintain your weight after quitting smoking and more.
Gas prices are down but Americans still aren't spending and Hormel is going organic with the latest big food acquisition in today's Ag and Energy Report.
Our future diamond stars were at it again ... some focused, and others - not so much.
Aspiring entrepreneurs are exploring new ways to do business. Mobile businesses are becoming more common throughout the area.
Louisiana Delta Community College (LDCC) welcomed Richland Parish High School students to its Monroe Campus Wednesday afternoon to tour the mobile CSI Forensics Lab.
In this week's Pay it Forward, one man fighting lung cancer and working to spread awareness gets a double dose of delight.
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that farmers, ranchers and private forest landowners can now do business with U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) through a new online portal.
The Shreveport-Bossier and the Monroe Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSA) rank as two of the least expensive places to live in Louisiana, according to the Cost of Living Index for the first quarter of 2015 released today.
The RiverMarket and Community Trust Bank present "Louisiana Food & Music Festival" on Saturday May 30, 2015 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the RiverMarket.
The Dog Days of Summer is a unique way for the merchants in the historic downtown of Ruston to open their doors to incoming freshman students of Louisiana Tech University.
South Arkansas law enforcement officers are in the classroom to improve their crime scene skills.
At least 14 people are dead and 13 remain missing in the wake of this week's flooding.
United States Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced today that a Broussard man pleaded guilty to trying to illegally ship firearms, ammunition and other military grade items to Lebanon.
Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, has successfully intervened on behalf of the Richardson Medical Center in Rayville with the federal government to keep the hospital from closing.
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal went after Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul on Wednesday, releasing a statement saying Paul is "unsuited to be commander-in-chief" for saying foreign policy hawks in the GOP led to the rise of ISIS.
The summer months are here, which means many of us will soon be laying out on the beach, near the pool or by the lake.
Vermont woman says she was bitten by black widow contained in a bag of grapes.
House lawmakers have agreed to put on hold three state sales tax holidays to help the state's financial troubles.
Heavy rains led to flooding Wednesday in Chicot County.
Legislation seeking to change penalties for people with marijuana convictions receive the green light to move forward.
A Health and Wellness Fair is set for Saturday May 30 in El Dorado from 8 am to 1 pm at Healthworks Fitness Center.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says the 2015 Atlantic hurricane season will likely be below-normal, but that's no reason to believe coastal areas will have it easy.
A new plan backed by local district attorneys would put more traffic cameras in select parishes with the goal of making them permanent across Louisiana.
During the month of May, Troopers assigned to the Louisiana State Police Insurance Fraud/Auto Theft Unit brought numerous criminal investigations to conclusion resulting in nine arrests.
80-year-old paddler hopes to set a new record by canoeing the Mississippi River from source to sea.
A disturbing photo involving the Chicago Police Department is causing controversy, and CPD Supt. Garry McCarthy is not pleased.
The East Richland Water System has issued a boil order for some of their customers.
Appeals court rules immigration plan that would delay deporting up to five million undocumented immigrants can't be implemented until it works its way through courts.
A special session is underway with lawmakers seeking to approve a giant economic development project in south Arkansas.
Parkers Chapel kindergarten teacher Yolanda Gafford was recently honored with the J.H. Pestalozzi Early Career Award at Southern Arkansas University’s College of Education 2015 honors society ceremony.
A memorial service will be held this afternoon for a fallen Johnson County reserve deputy.
Surgeons were able to remove the bullet from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Agent shot last week in Ouachita Parish.
Join us Tuesday, June 2nd as we attempt to break the Arkansas Record for Most People Participating in a Line Dance!