MONROE, La. (AP) — Two women are getting graduate degrees from a Louisiana university on the same day their children are graduating.
Shannon Dozier Ballew, of Monroe, and Krisha Williams, of Many, each received a Master of Arts in teaching on Saturday from the University of Louisiana at Monroe.
MONROE, La. (AP) — Three years ago, when a beaten and bloody Ronald Greene drew his final breath on a rural roadside, his death in Louisiana State Police custody seemed destined for obscurity.
Family members were told — falsely — that he died in a car crash after a high-speed chase.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The biggest position battle in the Big 12 is at Texas quarterback.
No position carries more expectations in pursuit of getting the once-proud Longhorns back to the top of the league.
MONROE, La. (AP) — Several law enforcement agencies on Thursday searched for an inmate on a work release detail who stabbed and killed a co-worker at the job site and fled, state corrections officials said.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A South Carolina man has been sentenced to more than 12 years in prison for a series of armed robberies involving pharmacies in North Carolina, a federal prosecutor says.
Christopher Michaud, 43, of Chesterfield, South Carolina, was sentenced on Wednesday, said U.S.
MONROE, N.C. (AP) — A driver who was shot by a North Carolina sheriff's deputy as he tried to flee a traffic stop has died, authorities said Friday.
After a Union County sheriff’s deputy stopped a sedan in the parking lot of a convenience store in Monroe on Tuesday, the driver tried to flee and hit at least three department vehicles, the sheriff’s office said in a Facebook post.
MONROE, N.C. (AP) — A driver was shot as he tried to flee a traffic stop in North Carolina on Tuesday evening, striking sheriff’s deputies’ vehicles, officials said.
As a Union County Sheriff’s deputy initiated a stop on a sedan in the parking lot of the Sunny Food Mart in Monroe, the driver tried to flee and hit at least three deputy vehicles, the sheriff’s office said in a Facebook post.
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LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Kobe Julien had a career-high 26 points plus 10 rebounds as Louisiana-Lafayette narrowly beat Louisiana-Monroe 79-74 on Saturday night.
MONROE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana prosecutor says a murder trial has been delayed while a defense attorney tries to discredit a piece of evidence.
Quinton Tellis, now 33, was indicted in May 2019 in the 2015 stabbing death of Meing-Chen Hsiao.
MONROE, La. (AP) — Kobe Julien hit the first of two free throws with two seconds left to lift Louisiana-Lafayette to a 78-77 win over Louisiana-Monroe on Thursday night.
Jordan Brown had 26 points and Jalen Dalcourt added 16 points for Louisiana-Lafayette (11-13, 6-8 Sun Belt Conference).
BALTIMORE (AP) — Kris Monroe had a career-high 21 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to help North Carolina Central hold off Coppin State 77-74 on Monday night.
Monroe hit 5 of 6 shots from 3-point range for NCC's Eagles (12-11, 7-2 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference).
MONROE, Mich. (AP) — A Ypsilanti man was sentenced to serve 25 to 50 years in prison Thursday under a plea agreement for a shooting that injured a Monroe police officer and put her in a coma.
Kordney McDonald, 21, pleaded no contest in November to charges of assault with intent to murder, carjacking and assaulting/resisting a police officer causing serious impairment.
WEST MONROE, La. (AP) — A northeast Louisiana city has improved and created 1.25 miles (2 kilometers) of walking and bicycle trails around wetlands at a former golf course, and the lieutenant governor is scheduled to be there this weekend for the official opening.
MONROE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana man has received the maximum 10-year sentence for trying to hire a hit man to kill his ex-wife while he was jailed on charges of sexually assaulting her two young daughters.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Veteran center Greg Monroe is back with the Milwaukee Bucks on a 10-day contract.
Monroe, 31, played 165 games for the Bucks from 2015-17. He played five games earlier this season with the Minnesota Timberwolves and Washington Wizards while on 10-day contracts with each of those teams.
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson starting forward Hunter Tyson is out indefinitely with a broken clavicle.
Tyson sustained the injury in the first half of the Tigers' 75-69 victory over Florida State on Wednesday night.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Three students who last year won the right to refuse COVID-19 vaccinations while attending a north Louisiana medical school have lost their latest legal battle with the school over mask, testing and travel policies.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana woman is barred permanently from working as a tax preparer in Louisiana after she pleaded guilty to multiple fraud charges and the Louisiana Department of Revenue sued her, the state said Tuesday.
MONROE, N.C. (AP) — A man and woman are facing charges in North Carolina after a 14-month-old child overdosed on what's believed to be fentanyl, police said.
The Monroe Police Department said the child was taken to the hospital Tuesday, prompting investigators to execute a search warrant at a local home, news outlets reported.
MONROE, La. (AP) — President Joe Biden cannot require teachers in the Head Start early education program to be vaccinated against COVID-19, a Louisiana federal judge ruled Saturday, handing a victory to 24 states that had sued the federal government.
MONROE, Mich. (AP) — A man has been arrested after leading police in southeastern Michigan on a chase in a stolen school bus.
A Monroe County sheriff's deputy spotted the school bus late Tuesday morning after county dispatchers broadcast a “be on the lookout” message regarding the theft, Sheriff Troy Goodnough said in a release.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Mona Hardin has cherished her son’s cremated remains since the day they arrived at her doorstep in a FedEx box. She pulls them into bed with her when she’s too bereft to get up and talks to her “Ronnie” every day to keep him apprised of her journey for justice.