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Baby Queen crowned in Very Special Miss Louisiana

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Nova Joseph, of Hammond, was crowned as Baby Queen Very Special Miss Louisiana over the weekend at the Very Special Miss Louisiana pageant. TARC holds this pageant annually to fundraise for special needs children. This year, the pageant was held June 24-25 at the Mission...
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Male breaks glass with hammer during attempted burglary, authorities say

AMITE, La. (WAFB) - Tangipahoa Parish deputies are searching for a male suspect following an attempted burglary on Highway 51 at The Three Stooges store. Back on June 18, surveillance video at the Amite store shows the suspect using a claw hammer to break the glass on the store’s front door. He is seen striking the glass several times before taking off through the parking lot, according to authorities.

Upside Down: Watch these Louisiana high school drummers

COVINGTON, La. (WGNO)— The heartbeat of the St. Paul’s School Marching Wolves is the drum line. These kids are always practicing. In Covington, these Louisiana boys don’t miss a beat according to WGNO Good Morning New Orleans features reporter Bill Wood. And they don’t miss a chance...
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La. Guard conducts helicopter over-water survival training

Louisiana National Guard aircrew members participated in an eight-hour helicopter over-water survival training course at the Shell Robert Training Center in Robert, Louisiana, June 24. The training provides critical life-saving skills in the event of a helicopter crash in water. The 12 aircrew members sat through four hours of lecture...

Louisiana man accused of pouring acid and bleach on victim’s face

ROSELAND, La. — Sheriff’s deputies in Louisiana are asking the public for help finding a man accused of attacking a woman with bleach and acid. The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office said in a Facebook post that it was actively searching for James Ballard Jr. Ballard is facing multiple charges, including battery, child endangerment and false imprisonment.

Letters: Even Ruth Bader Ginsburg knew Roe v. Wade was bad law

With great alarm, I heard supposed Catholic leaders President Joe Biden and Nancy Pelosi blast the Supreme Court, saying it took away a constitutional right, it was sad day, etc. The right to have an abortion was never a constitutional right. The late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, whom I admired,...

Remains found under Amite home leave questions unanswered

AMITE CITY, La. — There are many questions surrounding possible human remains found under a home in Amite. Amite is in Tangipahoa Parish, about 30 minutes north of Hammond. Amite City Police posted on Facebook and said they're leading the investigation after finding the remains on Friday, but the post left many questions unanswered.

Louisiana Police Say This Man Threw Acid in His Girlfriend’s Face

If the allegations against 35-year-old Roseland, Louisiana resident James Ballard Jr. are true, this might be one of the most horrible instances of domestic abuse ever recorded in our state's history. According to the report from BR Proud, deputies with the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office (TPSO) are combing the area...