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Two Ouachita Parish men arrested after allegedly distributing drugs at Downtown Monroe bars
MONROE, La. (KTVE/KARD) — During the course of the past several months, the Metro Narcotics Unit has been notified of powder cocaine being sold at Shenanigans and Sideline bar, located in the downtown Monroe area. After receiving this information, an investigation was opened. Authorities uncovered that Maurice Ford was the alleged narcotic trafficker. During the […]
Ouachita Parish woman charged with multiple counts of medical fraud; says she’s happy she got caught
MONROE, La. (KNOE) - A Monroe woman has been charged with multiple counts of medical fraud. The Metro Narcotics Unit arrested 63-year-old Peggy Kozlovsky on Wednesday, Feb. 28 after she confessed to illegally obtaining prescription drugs and committing health insurance fraud. According to the affidavit, Kozlovsky – who is a...
Three Monroe school employees put on administrative leave following “unusual findings”
MONROE, La. (KNOE) - According to the Monroe City School Board, three employees have been placed on administrative leave after some “unusual findings.”. Sources have told KNOE Sports Director Aaron Dietrich that it involves Neville High School. Monroe City School Board President Jennifer Haneline released the following statement:. “Monroe...
Monroe man sentenced to prison for firearm charges
MONROE, La. (KNOE) - A Ouachita Parish man was sentenced by United States District Judge Terry A. Doughty on Feb. 29 for being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm. According to a press release, in Nov. 2022 officers with the Monroe Police Department’s HEAT Team executed a search warrant and found Demartinas Edwards, 42, on the property. During the search, officers found a firearm that Edwards later admitted was his.
UPDATE: Body found at West Monroe Walmart Supercenter identified as missing Franklin Parish man
UPDATE: (2/28/24) – The body found in a vehicle in the West Monroe Walmart Supercenter parking lot earlier this month has been identified. According to the Franklin Parish Sheriff’s Office, Canaan Best is the man found dead in Ouachita Parish on Feb. 22. Best was reported missing on Feb. 12.
MPD arrests man accused of trying to rape a woman
A Monroe man was arrested during the early morning hours of February 28 after being accused of trying to rape a woman.
Ruston man sentenced to prison for drug charges
RUSTON, La. (KNOE) - On Thursday, Feb. 29 a Lincoln Parish man was sentenced by United States District Judge Terry A. Doughty for illegal possession of drugs. According to a press release from the United States Attorney’s Office, between August 2022 and January 2023 Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) undercover agents purchased methamphetamine from Nicholas D. Moore, 31.
Fox 14 Your Morning News: AT&T under investigation
WEST MONROE, La. (KTVE/KARD) — On Fox 14 Your Morning News, AT&T is under investigation for its recent network outage. For more information, watch the video above.
Drug investigation yields two arrests
The Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement Team arrested two suspects in an ongoing drug distribution investigation last Friday morning. Remington P. Hammons, 20, and Araya L. Lavoie, 19, were arrested on numerous charges after LPNET executed a search warrant at their Arnold Road residence in Choudrant. A search of the residence...
Ruston police issue search warrant for four people
RUSTON, La. (KNOE) - According to a social media post from the Ruston Police Department, officers are asking for the public’s help in locating four people wanted for various crimes. RPD said warrants for the arrest of Malik Watts, Jatavious Graham, Devarious White, and Marcus Lard have been issued.
Midday Ark-La-Miss News Update: March 1, 2024
WEST MONROE, La. (KTVE/KARD) — Missed our morning show? Here’s your Midday Ark-La-Miss Update for Friday, March 1, 2024. Watch NBC’s new midday newscast “NBC News Daily” on weekdays from 1 PM to 2 PM central time for national and world news, as well as your full local forecast and top stories across the Ark-La-Miss.
ROAD CLOSURE: Parkview Street Bridge in Monroe will be closed starting March 6th
MONROE, La. (KTVE/KARD) — On Wednesday, March 6, starting at 8 a.m. to Thursday, March 14, 2024, Parkview Bridge at Plum St. between Crescent St. and Plum St will be closed due to a bridge removal, weather permitting. A new storm drainage will be installed. For more information, contact 318 -376-1346.
Morning Forecast – Friday, March 1st
WEST MONROE, LA. (KTVE/KARD) – Rain and a few t-storms will be exiting to the east this morning. Clouds will start decreasing as drier air moves into place later this afternoon. Winds have also calmed down. Stable upper-level features will keep most of this weekend dry with scattered clouds and some sunshine. Temperatures will rebound quite nicely to the mid and upper 70’s.
The coldest February in Ouachita Parish history—and the warmest
Stacker compiled a list of the warmest and coldest Februaries in each county's history using data from the National Centers for Environmental Information.
Monroe Police Department searching for suspect wanted for First Degree Murder and other charges
MONROE, La. (KTVE/KARD) — An arrest warrant has been obtained for 26-year-old Kevontay Haynes for 1st Degree Murder, 2nd Degree kidnapping, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. On Feb. 9, 2024, the Monroe Police Department responded to an injured person in the 200 block of Winnsboro Road. When officers arrived, on the […]
INTERSTATE CLOSURE: I-20 in Calhoun, Ouachita Parish, to experience closures starting March 15th
OUACHITA PARISH, La. (KTVE/KARD) — The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announces that LA 151 Overpass in Calhoun, Ouachita Parish, will be under construction starting Friday, March 15, 2024. The project is expected to last ninety (90) days, and the LA 151 Overpass will be closed to all traffic. The project will replace six […]
Woods says her intimidation complaint was labeled “frivolous” by MPD
City Councilwoman Juanita Woods says Monroe Police should not dismiss any complaints of threatening activity as “frivolous” if they want the public to respond to its “see something, say something” appeal. Woods’ claims stem from an unsettling encounter she experienced on January 31, 2024, following a...
Four signs of colorectal cancer
MONROE, La. (KNOE) - According to the American Cancer Society, many adults are being diagnosed with colorectal cancer at a younger age. In this week’s segment of Health Minute, sponsored by St. Francis Health, experts talk about four signs of colorectal cancer.
Winter 2024 Nursing Pinning Ceremony recognizes 46
Forty-six soon-to-be graduates received their professional Louisiana Tech University Nursing pins Tuesday night, February 27, in Howard Auditorium as Tech’s Division of Nursing held its Pinning Ceremony for the Winter 2024 graduates. The 46 graduates will receive their degrees at Saturday’s (March 2) Winter Commencement. Each graduate was...
Culinary Voyage: The 4 Seafood Restaurants in Ruston You Need to Try
In this article, we're going to explore four exceptional seafood restaurants in Ruston. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these locations? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!