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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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…

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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

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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…

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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…

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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.

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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 …

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Livingston Parish President Layton Ricks is not seeking re-election.

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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…

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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…