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An engaged couple was arrested Tuesday evening following a domestic disturbance during which the woman reportedly ran the man's car off the road.
A teenager was wounded in a shooting Tuesday evening in Monroe. According to Sgt.
A letter posted to Facebook by City Council Vice Chairman Ray Armstrong suggests a fight between the mayor and the council could be brewing over funding for Gardner Denver Thomas.
A man who reportedly ran a stop sign in Monroe led police on a chase before running off into a ditch and trying to flee on foot.
According to Louisiana State Police, this vehicle which was traveling east bound on I-20 sideswiped another vehicle then continued through the median where it struck an 18-wheeler that was traveling west - EMERALD MCINTYRE/ THE NEWS-STAR According to police, a vehicle driven by Thomas Gilmer, 57, of Monroe, was traveling eastbound on I-20, when it ... (more)
A Monroe man, arrested Friday after he reportedly sent hundreds of obscene text messages may have been involved in similar cybercrimes in another state.
West Monroe police officers were dispatched to Wal-Mart at approximately 8:30 p.m. in reference to seven black males causing a disturbance in the store, throwing items and using profanity.
Several local students have been recognized by the University of Arkansas for their academic achievements during the 2013 fall semester.
Charles Kincade, a Monroe attorney, has been appointed to the Louisiana State Bar Association House of Delegates by LSBA President Richard Leefe.
Editor's Note: In the coming weeks, we will share some of our favorite columns written by the late Wiley Hilburn, longtime News-Star columnist and professor emeritus at Louisiana Tech University.
Sheng Winson Wang, a resident of Monroe, recently was named to the Dean's List at Boston University for the fall semester.
University of Louisiana at Monroe School of Education alumni Anthony Trombatore of Monroe and Kendra Slover of Vidalia recently were recognized by the National Association for Alternative Certification.
We were so proud of our area's young ladies in the royal court. My stunning niece Cate Creed had the best time as a Washington Mardi Gras princess along with Congressman Vance and Kelly McAllister's beautiful daughter, Princess Anna Claire and Monroe's Betty and Walter Hastings' granddaughter, gorgeous Princess Elizabeth Jane Sherman who was Cate's ... (more)
The following crimes were among those reported to the Monroe and West Monroe police departments and the Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office from noon Thursday through noon Friday.