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Hammond, Louisiana is located in Tangipahoa Parish. Zip codes in Hammond, LA include 70403, 70404, and 70401. The median home price in Hammond is $149,900 which is roughly $89/per square foot. More Hammond information.

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Yesterday | The Times-Picayune

Root and Square Root hire former Stella pastry chef Blake Abene

Pastry chef Blake Abene has joined the crew at Square Root and Root. Like many in New Orleans, pastry chef Blake Abene kept an eye on what Phillip Lopez was planning at Square Root.

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Yesterday | York Dispatch

In New Orleans, a change in police command

Post-Katrina scandals have abated and the homicide rate dropped markedly last year, but violent crime still plagues New Orleans and challenges abound for the person who ultimately replaces police chief Ronal Serpas.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

KSLA-TV Shreveport

Hammond seeks plan to renovate fountain

Mayor Mayson Foster tells The Daily Star that no formal presentation has been made to the city yet on the proposal and there is no timeline for when any work would be done.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Times-Picayune

North shore nightlife: What's happening for the weekend of Aug. 15-16

With the new White Linen Night event in Covington and Hot August Night in Hammond , plenty of entertainment is lined up for downtown strollers who wish to remain behind in the bars and nightclubs of the north shore.

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KATC-TV Lafayette

Franklin Daily Arrest Report for August 14, 2014

The Franklin Police Department responded to 16 complaints over the past 24 hours and made the following arrests: 8/13/14 @ 3:17 PM, Jondal Louviere, 49, of Irish Bend Rd., Franklin, LA, was arrested and charged with Speeding by Radar and Driving Under Suspension with Prior DWI.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

WWL-TV New Orleans

Hammond police officer treated in hospital after meth bust

A Hammond police offer was treated in the hospital for precautionary reasons after he inhaled ammonia during a meth bust Monday.

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NOLA.com

Hot August Night in Hammond (Aug. 15) to showcase local merchants, include wine tasting

Wine tasting will be on the agenda for Hot August Night, taking place in downtown Hammond on Friday .

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The Advocate

Traffic stop nets 300 pounds of marijuana, State Police report

State Police reported they found 300 pounds of suspected marijuana in the cargo area of a Mississippi man's vehicle following a Sunday morning traffic stop on Interstate 12 near Hammond.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Southeastern Wetland Restoration Lab to benefit from lawsuit

They start as seedlings at greenhouses in Hammond. Students get down and dirty cultivating cypress and tupelo trees under the direction of Dr. Gary Shaffer.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

Examiner.com

Writers cultivating their writing grow at Berries, Bridges and Books Conference

The 2014 Berries, Bridges and Books Writers Conference, sponsored by Creative Minds Writers Group, kicked off in Hammond, LA on Saturday with a rousing presentation by N.Y. Times and USA Today Erica Spindler .

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

Examiner.com

'Spiderman Burglar' arrested naked for attempted murder of a K-9 police officer

A man from Ponchatoula, Louisiana, had been dubbed the "Spiderman Burglar" due to the way he climbs onto the rooftops of buildings before burglarizing them.

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SFGate

After-school program opening in Hammond

An after-school program for fifth- through eighth-graders will start Sept. 2 using funding provided by the Hammond City Council and the Tangipahoa Parish School Board .

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

NOLA.com

'Spiderman Burglar' tried to drown St. Tammany K-9, deputy during arrest

John Edward Green, dubbed the "Spiderman Burglar," was arrested Thursday in St. Tammany Parish after authorities said he tried to drown a sheriff's office K-9 and a deputy during an attempted escape.

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WBRZ

Dat's How We Roll: Cycling for MS

Dat's How We Roll is a two-day cycling ride across 150 miles to raise funds and awareness for the National MS Society.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

SELU Wetland Restoration Lab to benefit from lawsuit

They start as seedlings at greenhouses in Hammond. Students get down and dirty cultivating cypress and tupelo trees under the direction of Dr. Gary Shaffer.

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The Times-Picayune

North shore nightlife: 'American Idol' Season 4's Lindsey Cardinale and more for weekend of Aug. 8-9

'American Idol' Season Four top 12 finalist Lindsey Cardinale, in an appearance at Mandeville's Castine Center in 2006.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

NOLA.com

Public asked to help locate burglary suspects wanted in St. John Parish

St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office is asking the public's help in finding two men suspected in a series of car burglaries in three LaPlace subdivisions on July 17. Authorities say detectives identified Lawrence Jackson, 27, and Akeem Banks, 23, both of Hammond, as suspects in the car burglaries in Indigo Estates, Summerlin Lake and ... (more)

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The Advocate

After-school program in Hammond starts Sept. 2

After more than a year of planning, an after-school education program for Hammond fifth through eighth graders will open Sept.

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NOLA.com

'Jurassic World': That's a wrap, as dino-sequel completes its extended New Orleans shoot

" Jurassic World " is a wrap. Nine weeks after Universal Pictures' big-budget sequel started principal photography in New Orleans under the working title "Ebb Tide" -- and months after it opened its local production offices -- director Colin Trevorrow's film has finished shooting.

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The Advocate

Board advances desegregation plan

The Tangipahoa Parish School Board voted Tuesday, with one dissent, to send a student assignment plan to federal court in New Orleans in the hopes it might end the school district's 50-year-old desegregation suit.

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