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Hammond residents wake up to massive shelf cloud

HAMMOND, La. — Hammond residents woke up to a spectacular sight outside their windows Friday morning. Many Northshore residents sent WDSU photos of a massive shelf cloud. WDSU Meteorologist Devon Lucie explains how these clouds form:. "A shelf cloud forms from an ‘outflow’ boundary, or what can be thought...
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Livingston Parish mother claims school ‘lost’ child, transfers daughter to another school

LIVINGSTON PARISH, La. (BRPROUD) — A Livingston Parish mother transferred her daughter to another school after she says a school lost her child. Kristie Cook said that her daughter 5-year-old Lynleigh was so excited to attend her first day of kindergarten. However, after day one of school, now she wishes her daughter never attended Walker Elementary.

Miller: Sisters Road bridge reopens one week ahead of schedule

PONCHATOULA—Barricades have been removed and traffic is once again moving across a new bridge on Sisters Road east of Ponchatoula as of Thursday afternoon. Tangipahoa Parish President Robby Miller said the bridge opened a week ahead of schedule. Closed in early March, the project addressed several safety issues on...

Deputies searching for three wanted on theft charges

LIVINGSTON PARISH - Detectives are searching for three people wanted on various theft and burglary charges. Capital Region Crime Stoppers posted about the three on social media Tuesday and said 32-year-old Cody Crouch, 24-year-old Kenneth Self Jr., and 23-year-old Madison Cortez-Gomiller were wanted on one count each of simple burglary, unauthorized entry, and theft.

Parish jail report for Aug. 18, 2022

The following people were booked into the Washington Parish Jail, on Aug. 18, 2022:. Kim McGowan, contempt of court (three counts) Thomas Brown, theft-attempted theft-less than $1,000-felony, contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile-felony, tobacco possession of by/sale to persons under 18.

TPSO seeks help identifying theft subject

The TPSO Organized Retail Theft Task Force is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the black male pictured below that was captured on video surveillance on August 13, 2022 at the Dollar General Store located Hwy 440 in Tangipahoa, La. The store manager states that she witnessed a black male stealing a large amount of merchandise from the store.

No. 18 Ole Miss blanks SLU in season opener

OXFORD, Miss. – The Southeastern Louisiana University women’s soccer team fell, 5-0, at No. 18 Ole Miss in the regular season opener for both teams Thursday night at Ole Miss Soccer Stadium. Southeastern (0-1) saw the host Rebels (1-0) net three goals in the first 20 minutes to...

LPSO: Four suspects accused of stealing items from a store

LIVINGSTON PARISH, La. (BRPROUD) — The Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help identifying four suspects in a recent theft at a sporting goods store. According to LPSO, deputies were dispatched to a sporting goods store off of Juban Road. Four unknown suspects entered...

Major safety project complete at the Tammany Trace and La 59

A $3.5 million infrastructure project at the intersection of La. 59 and the Tammany Trace north of Mandeville has been completed, erasing a safety hazard for both motorists and users of the popular hike and bike trail. The project, which began three years ago, involved the construction of a tunnel...

Southeastern Announces 2022-23 Schedule

HAMMOND, La. – A challenging nonconference slate followed by 18 Southland Conference contests makes up the 2022-23 Southeastern Louisiana University women's basketball schedule released Thursday. Southeastern will look to continue its progress under sixth-year head coach Ayla Guzzardo, who has seen her team improve its winning percentage annually during...

22-year-old killed in early morning crash in St. Helena Parish

ST. HELENA, La (BRPROUD) — A 22-year-old was killed on LA Hwy 1043 in St. Helena Parish early Tuesday morning. Troopers with the Louisiana State Police responded to a fatal crash involving a pedestrian on LA Hwy 1043 near Carl Day Lane in St. Helena Parish. The investigation revealed that 22-year-old Damarius Melvin was wearing dark clothing and was in the northbound lane on LA Hwy 1043 at the same time a 2003 Dodge Ram was northbound on the same road.

West Hoffman Road bridge reopens

PONCHATOULA—Tangipahoa Parish President Robby Miller announced today that the West Hoffman Road bridge has reopened. Miller said the roadway was closed for more than one week as heavy rains delayed overlay work at newly placed cross drains. As of 10 a.m., the roadway has been reopened and is ready...