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Man accused of rape convicted of trying to hire hit man

Oct. 27, 2021 18:52 PM EDT

MONROE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana man has been convicted of trying to hire a hit man to kill his ex-wife while he was in jail awaiting trial on sexual assault charges involving her two young daughters. A federal jury in Monroe found Steven Marcus Kelley, 48, of West...

In Louisiana, a father, a son and a culture of police abuse

Oct. 26, 2021 02:44 AM EDT

MONROE, La. (AP) — Growing up in the piney backwoods of northern Louisiana, where yards were dotted with crosses and the occasional Confederate flag, Jacob Brown was raised on hunting, fishing and dreams of becoming a state trooper. But within weeks of arriving at the...

In Louisiana, a father, a son and a culture of police abuse

Oct. 26, 2021 01:21 AM EDT

MONROE, La. (AP) — Growing up in the piney backwoods of northern Louisiana, where yards were dotted with crosses and the occasional Confederate flag, Jacob Brown was raised on hunting, fishing and dreams of becoming a state trooper. But within weeks of arriving at the...

Rogers throws for 4 TDs; ULM beats S. Alabama 41-31

Oct. 24, 2021 02:14 AM EDT

MONROE, La. (AP) — Chandler Rogers threw four touchdown passes, including an 81-yarder to Will Derrick, and UL Monroe beat South Alabama 41-31 on Saturday night. Rogers was 25-of-35 passing for 369 yards. Derrick had five receptions for 135 yards and Andrew Henry had...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 23, 2021 04:00 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= WIAA 8-Player Tournament= First Round= Belmont 58, Oakfield 24 Gilman 53, Clayton 15 Laona-Wabeno 20, Three Lakes/Phelps 6 Lena/St. Thomas Aquinas 44,...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 23, 2021 02:00 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= ADM, Adel 69, Saydel 0 Akron-Westfield 33, Sibley-Ocheyedan 9 Ankeny 56, Des Moines, Lincoln 0 Ankeny Centennial 63, Des Moines, East 6 Assumption, Davenport 42, Maquoketa...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 23, 2021 00:52 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Alcovy 13, Lakeside-Evans 3 Allatoona 23, Kell 12 Apalachee 35, Walnut Grove 7 Archer 50, Discovery 0 Athens Academy 30, Athens Christian 14 Augusta...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 23, 2021 00:33 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Ada Forest Hills Eastern 55, Wayland Union 6 Akron-Fairgrove 42, Caseville 0 Allen Park 48, Southgate Anderson 0 Allendale 35, Spring Lake 28 Alma 27, Big Rapids 20 ...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 23, 2021 00:33 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Barnegat 48, Lakewood 20 Belleville 41, Kearny 0 Bogota 48, Emerson 19 Boonton 28, Pequannock 7 Bordentown 56, Pitman 14 Bridgewater-Raritan 31,...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 23, 2021 00:31 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Albemarle 46, Monroe Union Academy 20 Apex Middle Creek 48, Friendship 13 Arden Christ School 34, Charlotte Christian 31 Asheville 48, North Buncombe 6 Asheville Erwin 25,...