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Several more rescued from Amite River on Saturday, one week after deadly tubing accident

DENHAM SPRINGS - More people were rescued in the Amite River on Saturday, just one week after someone was killed while tubing in the waterway. The Livingston Fire Department District 5 initially reported it was called to assist more than a dozen tubers in the river due to dangerous conditions on the water. The department later said eight people in total needed to be rescued after getting stranded in the waterway.
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TPSO seeks public’s help identify subject

Detectives with the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office are seeking assistance in identifying the below pictured suspect. This male was observed via surveillance footage removing a wallet from a shopping cart that was left behind by a store patron. The theft occurred at the Dollar General, located at 42700 Happywoods Road,...
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Motorcylist dies in Tangipahoa Parish crash

Loranger – Shortly after 3:15 p.m. on July 30, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop L began investigating a fatal crash on LA 40 near LA 442 in Tangipahoa Parish. The crash claimed the life of 36-year-old Brandon Verneuil of Ponchatoula, Louisiana. The initial investigation revealed that Verneuil was traveling...

Fatal motorcycle accident claims the life of Ponchatoula man

LORANGER, La. (WVUE) - A Ponchatoula man died as the result of a fatal crash on LA 40 near 442 in Tangipahoa Parish Friday evening. The crash claimed the life of 36-year-old Brandon Verneuil, of Ponchatoula. Police say that a commercial vehicle driven by Bismal Perez, 36, of Hialeah, Florida,...
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Hammond gas price survey: Cheapest station saves $0.41 per gallon

(HAMMOND, LA) According to Hammond gas price data, you could be saving up to $0.41 per gallon on gas. Murphy USA at 2805 W Thomas St was the cheapest station in the area, according to a survey by GasBuddy, with regular listed at $2.68 per gallon Wednesday. By comparison, the most expensive gallon was at Exxon at La-442, where a gallon of regular was selling for $3.09.
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Coming soon: Hammond events

1. Adult Basketball Tournament; 2. Hammond Eastside Magnet School Fall Festival & Craft Fair; 3. The AJ Show Live “All White 90’s Birthday Edition”; 4. Viewing; 5. THE BABY CROP 2022;

Officials cite two for illegal dumping into Washley Creek in Robert

ROBERT—Thanks to a concerned citizen and the investigative efforts of the Tangipahoa Parish Code Enforcement team, the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office, and agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, a local creek has been cleared of approximately 100 tires that were dumped in that waterway by a local man.
Livingston Parish,

15 rescued from Amite River in third straight week of Tiki Tubing troubles

First responders rescued 15 people from the Amite River Saturday — the third incident in as many weeks involving stranded customers of a popular water sports company. Crews from Livingston Parish Fire Protection District No. 5 responded to reports of stranded Tiki Tubing customers around 3 p.m., shortly before heavy rains began pounding the Baton Rouge area, chief Joe Koczrowski told The Advocate.
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Hammond COVID-19 update: Open vaccine sites

Here are several locations where you can find the vaccine in Hammond: 1. 1322 W Thomas St 985-345-5044; 2. 2300 W Thomas St (985) 345-3448; 3. 1812 W Thomas St 985-345-4767; 4. 15794 Medical Arts Dr 985-345-7979; 5. 835 Pride Dr B75 985-277-1440; 6. 404 W University Ave Ste. B