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  1. West Monroe man charged with attempted second degree murderRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | KNOE-TV Monroe

    Around 11:23 Friday night, West Monroe Police received a call about a possible stabbing on Ralph Reed Street. Witnesses tell police 48-year old Patrick Stewart was at his child's mother's home when two black males arrived.

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  2. Monroe woman continues fight against homelessnessRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | KNOE-TV Monroe

    Following a story we first brought you in January, a Monroe woman is continuing to fight homelessness, inviting those living on the street to stay at a home donated to her by a neighbor. She been able to help several families get back on their feet, but she said more can be done.

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  3. Homicide suspect identified, bookedRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The News-Star

    Homicide suspect identified, booked Officers shot Henderson after he reportedly charged with ax Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1HpgCUw Louisiana State Police has taken over the investigation of a shooting involving an officer with the Monroe Police Department and a deputy with the Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office that occurred Friday. The initial investigation revealed that shortly after 3 p.m. Friday, an officer with the Monroe Police Department and a deputy with the Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office responded to a call about a possible homicide on 111 S. 19th Street in Monroe.

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  4. ColumnistsElevating our city through Youth Enrichment...Read the original story

    16 hrs ago | The News-Star

    Elevating our city through Youth Enrichment Strategies Programs help Monroe kids Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1HpeBYj Several years ago, my administration began an initiative that we named Operation Y.E.S. It stands for Youth Enrichment Strategies. The overall purpose is to create and enhance youth-centered projects and initiatives through city services, public and private partnerships.

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  5. Wildlife agent shot last week being flown to Shreveport to see NeurosurgeonRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    A Monroe man faces two charges of attempted first-degree murder and a Jonesboro Wildlife and Fisheries agent remains in serious condition in a Shreveport hospital after a Thursday evening shooting during a routine traffic stop in the Swartz area. Luke Hust, 29, was booked into the Ouachita Correctional Center early Friday morning after he was apprehended by authorities around 11 p.m. Thursday following a four-hour manhunt that brought more than 100 officers from almost a dozen agencies into Ouachita Parish.

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  6. Wildlife agent flown to Shreveport to see neurosurgeonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Town Talk

    Wildlife agent flown to Shreveport to see neurosurgeon Luke Hust told authorities he shot agent because he was a convicted felon in possession of a firearm Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: A Monroe man faces two charges of attempted first-degree murder and a Jonesboro Wildlife and Fisheries agent remains in serious condition in a Shreveport hospital after a Thursday evening shooting during a routine traffic stop in the Swartz area.

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  7. Monroe police investigating Friday homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The News-Star

    Monroe police investigating Friday homicide Man accused of killing mother, shot by officers Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1Spxjb1 A man accused of slaying his mother was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after authorities shot him when he charged at them with an ax. Monroe Police and Ouachita Sheriff's deputies were dispatched to 111 S. 19th St. after the unidentified suspect called to report he murdered his mother.

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  8. Suspect in game warden shooting confesses, affidavit saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Louisiana Sportsman

    ... Sage WMA. Hust has been charged with two counts of attempted first degree murder in the incident. The 29-year-old Monroe man accused of shooting a Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries agent Thursday night during a traffic stop near the ...

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  9. Man shot by police after killing his motherRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KNOE-TV Monroe

    A Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Deputy and a Monroe Police Officer responded to call at 111 South 19th Street in Monroe, after a suspect called claiming to have killed his mother. When officers arrived, they encountered the suspect who had a weapon.

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  10. Sgt. Scott BullittRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    ... of Jonesboro, was shot in the lower back during a traffic stop Thursday evening in Ouachita Parish. Luke Hust, 29, of Monroe, was arrested following the shooting. Hust was booked into the Ouachita Parish Correctional Center on two counts of ...

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  11. A West Monroe man is accused of having sexual relations involving two minorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KNOE-TV Monroe

    A West Monroe man is accused of having sexual relations involving two minors leading to six charges of carnal knowledge of a juvenile. Investigators with the Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office say they arrested Arin Manly,21, after being contacted by a victim's mother.

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  12. Shot wildlife agent in serious conditionRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | The Town Talk

    ... wounded officer was in serious condition. Reichardt described the suspect as Luke Hust, a 29-year-old white male from Monroe who was wearing blue gym shorts and a black T-shirt. Hust reportedly fled into the woods after shooting the agent with a ...

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  13. Police: Suspect confesses to shooting agentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The News-Star

    Police: Suspect confesses to shooting agent Luke Hust told authorities he shot agent because he was a convicted felon in possession of a firearm Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1SnLrS0 The man arrested for shooting a Wildlife and Fisheries agent Thursday evening and leading more than 100 law enforcement officers on a four-hour manhunt told authorities he shot the agent because he was a convicted felon and did not want to be caught with a firearm. Officers found the suspect, Luke Hust, 29, of Monroe around 11 p.m. Thursday at his residence on Timber Lane Road.

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  14. DUI Checkpoints planned for June 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KNOE-TV Monroe

    Monroe Police will be conducting DWI/Safety checkpoints during the month of June 2015 within the City limits of Monroe on the following dates: The safety checkpoints are conducted in accordance with the National Traffic Safety Administration and the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission. The checkpoints are conducted with a focus on removing impaired drivers from the roadway and to prevent drivers from driving while impaired.

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  15. Wildlife and Fisheries agent still in serious condition, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Advocate

    ... identified as Sgt. Scott Bullitt, a five-year veteran of the agency. The accused gunman, Luke Jarrod Hust, 29, of Monroe, was arrested around 11 p.m. Thursday after a brief search, said Adam Einck, a Wildlife and Fisheries spokesman. The shooting ...

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  16. La. Wildlife and Fisheries agent shot during traffic stop, suspect arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... of Jonesboro, was shot in the lower back during a traffic stop Thursday evening in Ouachita Parish. Luke Hust, 29, of Monroe, was arrested following the shooting. Hust was booked into the Ouachita Parish Correctional Center on two counts of ...

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  17. La. Wildlife and Fisheries agent shot during traffic stop, 2 arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... of Jonesboro, was shot in the lower back during a traffic stop Thursday evening in Ouachita Parish. Luke Hust, 29, of Monroe, and an unidentified man were arrested following the shooting. Hust was booked into the Ouachita Parish Correctional Center ...

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  18. Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries agent shot while making stop on wildlife management areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Times-Picayune

    ... of the stopped vehicle then shot Bullitt in the lower back. He was later identified as Luke Jarrod Hust, 29, of Monroe. LDWF agents, State Police, Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office deputies, Monroe police and U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents ...

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  19. EXCLUSIVE: Chennault Museum to be privately funded, Memorial Day fundraisers benefitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KNOE-TV Monroe

    ... is needed to operate the museum for a year, and according to census data, an $18 donation from every person in Monroe and West Monroe would fund the museum in its entirety. "This is a place that we've grown to love, not just for veterans but their ...

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  20. LDWF agent shot Thursday evening on Russell Sage WMARead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Louisiana Sportsman

    Sgt. Scott Bullitt, 32, of Jonesboro, was shot in the back Thursday evening on the Russell Sage WMA near the Wham Break boat launch and is listed in serious condition in a Monroe hospital. The suspected shooter, Luke Jarrod Hust, was apprehended about 11 A 32-year-old enforcement agent with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries was shot Thursday evening on the Russell Sage Wildlife Management Area in Ouachita Parish.

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