St. Tammany Parish Coroner Dr. Charles Preston is sounding the alarm after three apparent overdose deaths in the last 24 hours.
HAMMOND---This week, Spectrum representatives joined area leaders to celebrate a $7,700 donation to the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office through Crime Stoppers of Tangipahoa. The donation is being used to purchase specialized equipment needed for video surveillance.
WALKER – Early this morning, Troopers with Louisiana State Police Troop A began investigating a single-vehicle crash on LA 449 south of LA 1024 in Livingston Parish.
PONCHATOULA---State Fire Marshal (SFM) deputies have determined a fire in Ponchatoula that claimed the life of a disabled man and injured his wife was caused by a space heater placed too close to combustible objects.
HAMMOND – After more than 35 years in higher education, Dr. John L. Crain will retire as President of Southeastern Louisiana University at the end of the current academic year, by which time a new president is anticipated to be named.
Tangipahoa's First Lady Donna Miller, Louisiana Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin, and Tangipahoa Parish President Robby Miller were on hand Tuesday for opening ceremonies that the 78th annual Registrar of Voters Seminar, held in Hammond for the 2023 convention year.
On January 19, a citizen searching for arrowheads in a field on the east end of Chadell Road discovered what he believed to be human bones. He notified the Washington Parish Sheriff’s Office and detectives were dispatched to the scene.
HAMMOND—A Hammond man has been charged after an illegal dump site was discovered last week on Illinois Jones Road.
AMITE—Tangipahoa Parish School Superintendent Melissa Stilley confirms that a temporary cafeteria worker at Sumner High School was removed from campus in police custody on Friday.
Sheriff Randy Smith has released the 2022 crime statistics for unincorporated St. Tammany Parish, noting that the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office continues to report a clearance rate for both violent and non-violent crimes that is much higher than the national average.
GONZALES---On Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2023, Troopers with Louisiana State Police Troop A began investigating a four-vehicle crash on US 61 south of LA 431 in Ascension Parish.
Judge C. Britain Sledge, III announced today that the City Court of Hammond will hold a Warrant Amnesty Program for persons with outstanding warrants.
Members of the STPSO Marine Division located the body of missing boater, Billy Coile, Monday (Jan 16) afternoon approximately 3/4 of a mile offshore near Green Point.
MADISONVILLE---Friday night, shortly after 9 p.m., Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop L began investigating a single vehicle fatal crash on Interstate 12 near LA Hwy 1077 in St. Tammany Parish.
The Amite Chamber of Commerce held their first meeting of the year Wednesday, January 11, 2023, at Mike’s Catfish Inn with new President Ayana Buchanan conducting her first meeting. The meeting focused on the “State of Town of Amite City.” City Manager for the town Mark Kolwe spoke to the pa…
NEW ORLEANS – Col. John “Greg” St. Romain, from St. Francisville, relinquished command of the Louisiana National Guard’s (LANG) 225th Engineer Brigade to Col. James “Scott” Slaven, of Hammond, at an official ceremony at Pineville High School, Pineville, Louisiana, Jan. 8
On January 9, 2023, officers with the Mandeville Police Department were dispatched to a motor vehicle accident involving a pedestrian that occurred on the 2400 block of Florida St. Officers along with St. Tammany Parish Fire District 4 arrived on scene and located the critically injured pede…
Tangipahoa Parish Government is starting the process of updating the parish's Master Plan. This plan will guide development into the future and help the council and administration make decisions based on the concerns of our citizens.
LACOMBE---Last night, shortly before 8 p.m., Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop L began investigating a three vehicle crash on Interstate 12 near LA Hwy 434 in St. Tammany Parish. The crash claimed the life of 56-year-old Melissa Cannata of Slidell.
PONCHATOULA—The new year is off to a quick start for Tangipahoa Parish road crews as they start Phase I of the Hoover Road widening project.
On Thursday, the City of Hammond reported a broken water main which left approximately 600 customers with low or no water pressure while repairs were made.
HAMMOND – Southeastern Louisiana University is again asking area citizens to give the environment a gift after Christmas. Turtle Cove and its partners will provide Christmas Tree Recycling. Discarded Christmas trees can be dropped off and used for wetland restoration rather than throwing the…
HAMMOND---Not long into the new year, Sunderia Steptoe of Amite celebrated the arrival of not one but two New Year’s babies.
ST. TAMMANY PARISH - State Fire Marshal deputies continue investigating a mobile home fire in Bush that claimed the life of a female resident. This is the first fatal fire investigation of 2023.
When the 2023 Rose Parade rolls through the streets of Pasadena today, Tangipahoa Parish will be in the national spotlight, showcasing our robust local tourism industry. Tangi Tourism Executive Director Carla Tate tells AN17's Carrie Benitez about preparing for the Feed Your Soul float as of…
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announced on Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023, that LA 1047 (north and southbound) in St. Helena Parish is closed to all traffic until further notice.
SLIDELL---This morning, shortly before 1 a.m., Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop L began investigating a two vehicle crash on Interstate 10 near LA Hwy 1090 in St. Tammany Parish.
When the 134th Rose Parade rolls on January 2, 2023, Tangipahoa Parish and all of Louisiana will be keeping their eyes open for the Louisiana Feed Your Soul Float.
Sheriff Randy Smith is pleased to announce the Government Finance Officers Association has presented the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office with the Certificate of Achievement for its Annual Comprehensive Financial Report for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2021.
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announces an update on the Juban Road Widening and U.S. 190 Roundabout Projects in Livingston Parish. In order to reduce the amount of construction time in this area, DOTD has combined these two projects into one, saving roughly one …
LIVINGSTON, La. – The newly formed Livingston Parish Educational Facilities Improvement District (EFID) Board of Directors will seek voter approval of a one-cent sales tax to fund much-needed pay raises for all Livingston Parish School System employees.
COVINGTON---On Sunday morning, shortly after 4:30 a.m., Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop L began investigating a two vehicle crash on Interstate 12 near LA Hwy 21 in St. Tammany Parish. The crash claimed the life of an unidentified driver.
KENTWOOD---Friday night, shortly before 6 p.m., Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop L began investigating a fatal crash involving a pedestrian on LA Hwy 10 near North Jackson Road in Tangipahoa Parish.
Livingston Parish – On Thursday, December 15th, 2022, shortly after 3:00 PM, Troopers with Louisiana State Police Troop A investigated a two vehicle fatal crash on LA 16 near Simms Road in Livingston Parish. The crash ultimately claimed the life of 18-year-old Jaxen Joseph Ray of Denham Springs.
SPRINGFIELD – On December 13, 2022, shortly after 9 p.m., Troopers with Louisiana State Police Troop A responded to a vehicle crash involving a bicyclist on LA 42 near Giles Road in Springfield.
This morning, shortly before 5 a.m., Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop L began investigating a two-vehicle crash on LA Hwy 445 near Gateway Drive in Tangipahoa Parish. The crash claimed the life of 24-year-old Austin Harper of Loranger.
AMITE—This week, Tangipahoa Parish School Superintendent Melissa Stilley announced that Jeff McKneely has been selected as the next Chief Financial Officer for the Tangipahoa Parish School System.
CLINTON---On December 7, 2022, shortly after 8:30 p.m., Troopers with Louisiana State Police Troop A began investigating a single-vehicle crash involving a pedestrian on LA 63 north of LA 37 in East Feliciana Parish. The crash ultimately claimed the life of 44-year-old Carly Kennison of Denh…
LORANGER---Shortly after 4 p.m. on December 06, 2022, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop L began investigating a single vehicle fatal crash on LA Hwy 40 near LA Hwy 445 in Tangipahoa Parish. The crash claimed the lives of 67-year-old John Bitter of Covington and 64-year-old Janice Pe…
ST. HELENA PARISH - State Fire Marshal (SFM) deputies continue investigating a deadly house fire in Greensburg that claimed the life of an elderly male resident.
LORANGER---This afternoon, shortly before 3:00 p.m., Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop L began investigating a single vehicle fatal crash on LA Hwy 442 near River Ridge Drive in Tangipahoa Parish.
BOGALUSA---Last night, shortly after 5:45 p.m., Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop L began investigating a fatal crash involving a pedestrian on LA Hwy 21 near Quave Road in Washington Parish.
Earlier this week, Junior Auxiliary of Tangipahoa announced their annual Man and Woman of the Year winners for 2022.
A collaboration between Livingston Parish Chamber, Leadership Livingston and Livingston Parish Public Schools was started back in 2020 and finally unveiled at a ceremony on November 3, 2022. An official ribbon cutting marked the opening of the Curbside Café, a food trailer that will be utili…