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Amite, Louisiana is located in Tangipahoa Parish. Zip codes in Amite, LA include 70422. The median home price in Amite is $111,300.

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Local news for Amite, LA continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

Thursday Jul 24 | WBRZ

Deputies investigate Western store burglary

Sheriff's deputies in Tangipahoa Parish asked for the public's assistance on Thursday identifying a woman caught on security camera as she burglarized a store in Amite.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

NOLA.com

Flash flood watch cancelled for areas north, west of Lake Pontchartrain on Friday afternoon

A flash flood watch has been cancelled for the parishes and counties in the hatched area of the map.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Sherwood Manor neighbors say car break-ins on the rise

Duke had one more day to spend on Earth and was surrounded by his family and friends.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

WWL-TV New Orleans

Train crash closes major highway in Tangipahoa Parish

As emergency crews worked to secure a dump truck and Amtrak train crash scene Monday afternoon, between Independence and Amite, investigators worked to piece together how it happened.

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The Advocate

Truck driver hospitalized after collision with Amtrak train near Amite

Photo provided by Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office -- The driver of an 18-wheeler is en route to the hospital after a collision with a southbound Amtrak train at the Diamond B Construction crossing near Amite, the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office said.

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WWL-TV New Orleans

18-wheeler collides with a train in Tangipahoa Parish

Deputies say the crash occurred at the Diamond B Construction crossing on LA 51 in Amite, where an Amtrak train traveling southbound struck an 18-wheeler.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Advocate

Driver killed trying to make a U-turn on U.S. 51 Wednesday

A 20-year-old Amite man trying to make a U-turn on a highway Wednesday morning died when an oncoming car struck his passenger side and shoved his car off the roadway, State Police said.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Sheriff explains how murder suspect escaped from jail

Sheriff Daniel Edwards held a news conference Tuesday morning to discuss details surrounding the escape of a murder suspect Sunday night.

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WWL-TV New Orleans

Suspect used metal from bunk bed to smash through wall and escape Tangi jail

AMITE, LA A murder suspect used a piece of metal from a bunk bed to break through a concrete wall and escape from the Tangipahoa Parish jail, Sheriff Daniel Edwards said Tuesday.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

WWL-TV New Orleans

Man escapes from Tangipahoa jail

AMITE, La.- Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office are looking for a 20-year-old man who escaped from the parish jail Sunday night.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

WBRZ

Severe Thunderstorm Watch

The National Weather Service in New Orleans has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for parts of Louisiana and Mississippi valid until 9 p.m. Wednesday.

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Sun Jun 29, 2014

KSLA-TV Shreveport

Community center opens in St. Helena

The Advocate reports the $900,000 center is part of what will become a 40-acre recreation park off Louisiana Highway 16 between Montpelier and Amite.

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Sat Jun 28, 2014

WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

K9 units sniff out high speed chase, armed robbery suspect hiding in van

Investigators say 27-year-old Dean Vanberge of Amite, LA had stolen a vehicle at gunpoint.

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