BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana's legal smoking age would rise to 21 if lawmakers agree to a measure backed by the House health committee Wednesday.
MONROE, N.C. (AP) — Republican and unaffiliated voters can start casting early ballots in the North Carolina special congressional election prompted by findings of ballot fraud.
Louisiana school district to end school year early
MONROE, La. (AP) — Students in one North Louisiana school district are getting out for summer a few days early.
The News-Star reports the Ouachita (WAH-shi-taw) Parish School Board this week...
Louisiana authorities ID woman found in submerged car
MONROE, La. (AP) — A woman found inside a submerged car in Louisiana has been identified.
The Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office says the victim found Saturday in floodwaters in Calhoun was...
Great Smoky Mountains hosting volunteer work days
GATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) — The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is hosting volunteer work days in April to prepare popular trails for the busy summer season.
MONROE, La. (AP) — The women's basketball program at the University of Louisiana at Monroe has a new leader.
The university has named Brooks Donald-Williams as the program's new coach,...
MONROE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina sheriff's office has charged a man with first-degree murder after his son was found dead inside his home.
MONROE, La. (AP) — A federal judge has dropped the guilty plea and indictment of a former Louisiana prison guard who was fatally shot before he could be sentenced in connection with an assault...
MONROE, La. (AP) — A northeast Louisiana man accused of molesting two children has been indicted.
KNOE-TV reports the indictment filed Thursday charges 45-year-old Steven Marcus Kelley with...
MONROE, Mich. (AP) — A southeastern Michigan woman has been arrested after police say she kept the corpse of her 61-year-old boyfriend in their apartment and used his credit...
Lawyer: Drop guilty plea because ex-guard was killed
MONROE, La. (AP) — A former prison guard was shot to death before he could be sentenced in an assault against handcuffed, kneeling inmates, his lawyer says.
MONROE, Mich. (AP) — A woman has been taken into custody after authorities say they found her living in a southeastern Michigan apartment with the corpse of her boyfriend, who had apparently died...
MONROE, La. (AP) — CenturyLink will keep its headquarters in Louisiana through 2025 as the telecommunications company and state officials have made a new deal, news outlets...
MONROE, La. (AP) — It's now official: A Louisiana teenager is the youngest pilot to fly solo around the world.
Look up "Mason Andrews" at www.guinnessworldrecords.com, and there he is:...
MONROE, La. (AP) — Authorities say a man accused of dragging a woman out of her car on a Louisiana highway has been arrested.
News outlets cite arrest reports as saying two witnesses saw him...
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana voters chose three new state House members in weekend special elections, with Democrats holding onto two seats and Republicans losing one to an independent...
Texas Southern tops Louisiana-Monroe 108-102 in 3OT
MONROE, La. (AP) — Tyrik Armstrong had a season-high 32 points as Texas Southern defeated Louisiana-Monroe 108-102 in triple overtime in the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament quarterfinals...
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MONROE, Mich. (AP) — The River Raisin National Battlefield Park will begin most of the construction for the historic Michigan site's estimated $100 million redevelopment next year.
MONROE, La. (AP) — Several Louisiana lawmakers have asked their California counterparts to remove an impending ban on alligator products.
The News-Star reported Thursday that several state...
MONROE, La. (AP) — Travis Munnings had 28 points as Louisiana-Monroe beat Kent State 87-77 in the first round of the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament on Thursday night.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Isaiah Crawley had a season-high 21 points as Georgia Southern beat Louisiana-Monroe 81-67 in the Sun Belt Conference Tourney quarterfinals on Friday night.
La.-Monroe faces Ga. Southern in Sun Belt semis
Louisiana-Monroe (18-14, 11-9) vs. No. 3 seed Georgia Southern (20-11, 12-6)
Sun Belt Conference Tourney Semifinals, Lakefront Arena, New Orleans; Friday, 7:30 p.m. EDT
Ertel leads UL-Monroe past C. Carolina 80-50 in Sun Belt
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Michael Ertel had 20 points as Louisiana-Monroe routed Coastal Carolina 80-50 in the Sun Belt Conference tournament's second round on Thursday night.
La.-Monroe, CCU meet in Sun Belt quarters
Louisiana-Monroe (17-14, 10-9) vs. No. 6 seed Coastal Carolina (15-15, 9-9)
Sun Belt Conference Tourney Quarterfinals, Lakefront Arena, New Orleans; Thursday, 7:30 p.m. EDT
MONROE, La. (AP) — Travis Munnings had 21 points and 12 rebounds as Louisiana-Monroe beat Appalachian State 89-80 in the first round of the Sun Belt Conference Tourney on Tuesday...
App State meets La.-Monroe in Sun Belt tourney
No. 10 seed Appalachian State (11-20, 6-12) vs. No. 7 seed Louisiana-Monroe (16-14, 9-9)
Sun Belt Conference Tourney First Round, Fant-Ewing Coliseum, Monroe, Louisiana; Tuesday, 7 p.m....
Animal Control plans to alter perception of department
MONROE, Mich. (AP) — Doug Reaume always swore he'd never adopt a dog.
"You're getting someone else's problems," the Alpena resident explained. "That's what I always said."
Munnings lifts Louisiana Monroe past Little Rock 79-62
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Travis Munnings had 23 points as Louisiana-Monroe got past Arkansas-Little Rock 79-62 on Saturday.
JD Williams had 18 points for Louisiana-Monroe (16-14, 9-9 Sun...
MONROE, La. (AP) — A new coalition is providing athletic shoes for 40 children at one Louisiana elementary school.
Members learned that children were coming to the office at Barkdull Faulk...
MONROE, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say more than a dozen cats and a dog have died in a southeastern Michigan house fire.
The Monroe Fire Department responded about 2 a.m. Friday and Chief Rob...
Little Rock looks for home win vs La.-Monroe
Louisiana-Monroe (15-14, 8-9) vs. Arkansas-Little Rock (10-20, 5-12)
Jack Stephens Center, Little Rock, Arkansas; Saturday, 4 p.m. EST
Arkansas St. defeats Louisiana-Monroe 73-72
JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Marquis Eaton sank two free throws in the waning seconds to give Arkansas State a 73-72 victory over Louisiana-Monroe in Sun Belt Conference play on Thursday...
Ga. Southern looks to extend streak vs Ga. State
Georgia State (21-9, 12-5) vs. Georgia Southern (20-10, 12-5)
W.S. Hanner Fieldhouse, Statesboro, Georgia; Saturday, 5 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Georgia Southern looks for its seventh...
MONROE, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina say a middle-school student is dead after he was hit by a train.
Monroe police told local news sources they found the body of 13-year-old Carlos...
La.-Monroe looks to sweep Arkansas St.
Louisiana-Monroe (15-13, 8-8) vs. Arkansas State (12-17, 6-10)
Convocation Center, Jonesboro, Arkansas; Thursday, 8 p.m. EST
MONROE, La. (AP) — Devante Jones had a season-high 30 points as Coastal Carolina got past Louisiana-Monroe 97-91 on Saturday.
Zac Cuthbertson had 25 points, seven rebounds and six assists...
La.-Monroe seeks revenge on CCU
Coastal Carolina (13-14, 7-8) vs. Louisiana-Monroe (15-12, 8-7)
Fant-Ewing Coliseum, Monroe, Louisiana; Saturday, 3 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Louisiana-Monroe seeks revenge on Coastal...
Ga. Southern looks to extend streak vs Arkansas St.
Arkansas State (12-16, 6-9) vs. Georgia Southern (19-10, 11-5)
W.S. Hanner Fieldhouse, Statesboro, Georgia; Saturday, 5 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Georgia Southern looks for its sixth...
MONROE, La. (AP) — Daishon Smith scored 26 points as Louisiana-Monroe beat Appalachian State 81-75 on Thursday night.
Ronshad Shabazz scored a career-high 47 points for the Mountaineers...
Ga. Southern looks to extend streak vs Little Rock
Arkansas-Little Rock (10-17, 5-9) vs. Georgia Southern (18-10, 10-5)
W.S. Hanner Fieldhouse, Statesboro, Georgia; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Georgia Southern looks for its fifth...
La.-Monroe seeks revenge on App State
Appalachian State (9-18, 4-10) vs. Louisiana-Monroe (14-12, 7-7)
Fant-Ewing Coliseum, Monroe, Louisiana; Thursday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Louisiana-Monroe seeks revenge on Appalachian...
Warren scores 33; UT Arlington beats ULM 91-86 in 2OT
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Brian Warren scored 13 of his season-high 33 points after regulation as Texas-Arlington beat Louisiana-Monroe in double-overtime, 91-86 on Saturday.
Smith, La.-Monroe visit UTA
Louisiana-Monroe (14-11, 7-6) vs. Texas-Arlington (12-15, 8-6)
College Park Center, Arlington, Texas; Saturday, 3 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Two senior guards will be on display as Daishon...
Ertel, Munnings lead Louisiana-Monroe over Texas St. 63-60
SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Michael Ertel and Travis Munnings scored 13 points apiece and Louisiana-Monroe held off Texas State's late rally for a 63-60 victory on Thursday...
Change-of-plea hearing for last ex-guard in inmate spraying
A federal judge has scheduled a change-of-plea hearing for a former Louisiana prison guard accused of watching as other guards pepper-sprayed handcuffed, kneeling inmates.
Grand jury to consider charges in Taiwanese woman’s death
MONROE, La. (AP) — A man accused of killing women in Louisiana and Mississippi is back in northeast Louisiana, where a prosecutor says a grand jury will consider charges in a Taiwanese woman's...