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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 $150,800 which is roughly $88/per square foot. More Hammond information.

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13 hrs ago | The Advocate

Hammond mayor named chairman of La. Housing Corp. board

Hammond Mayor Mayson Foster was elected chairman of the Louisiana Housing Corp. board of directors for 2014-2015 at the organization's meeting Wednesday.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Advocate

OMV worker in Hammond booked on felony theft, malfeasance

State Police detectives on Tuesday arrested an employee of the state Office of Motor Vehicles in Hammond on counts of felony theft and malfeasance in office.

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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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NOLA.com

World Changers teens revamp houses throughout the city: Covington Town Talk

This summer will be remembered as one of making a difference for 242 teens, who traveled recently to Covington on a mission to improve the lives of some of its residents.

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Customer Interaction Solutions

Software Company Develops New, Highly Accurate Grading Product

HAMMOND, La., July 7 -- Southeastern Louisiana University issued the following news release: An award-winning software design and development company housed on Southeastern Louisiana University's campus is making tests easier - for teachers, not students.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

WWL-TV New Orleans

Police combing through footage to find 2nd suspect in Bourbon shooting

A Belle Chasse man is in custody fighting extradition from Mississippi. Police say Trung Le is one of two gunmen who opened fire on a Bourbon Street crowd a week ago.

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The Times-Picayune

Gnarly Barley Brewing now offering tours of brewery operation

Lindsey Schafer takes a sample of some Gnarly Barley Brew from Cari Caramonta at an event in 2012.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Deputies: Man held in connection with deadly shooting escapes jail

The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office said Verdale Moore, 24, of Hammond, escaped from the Tangipahoa Parish Jail in Amite.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

WAFF-TV Huntsville

Police: Bourbon Street shooting suspect arrested in Mississippi

A suspect in Sunday's mass shooting on Bourbon Street is now in custody, police say.

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CNews

Police identify suspect sought in fatal New Orleans' French Quarter shooting

Police in New Orleans on Friday identified a suspect in a shooting in the city's popular French Quarter last weekend in which a woman was killed and nine people were wounded.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

WWL-TV New Orleans

Two more 'persons of interest' sought; 50 state troopers to help patrol N.O.

Police have released photographs of two additional 'persons of interest' in last Sunday's shooting incident on Bourbon Street.

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Authorities ID Bourbon Street shooting victim

A flash flood watch has been issued for Yates county starting today at noon continuing on into this evening.*A SLOW MOVING COLD FRONT WILL INTERACT WITH WARM HUMID AIR CAUSING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TO DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON THAT WILL CONTINUE INTO THE EVENING.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

New York Daily News

Woman shot in New Orleans' mass shooting has died: cops

Brittany Thomas from Hammond, La., had been fighting for her life after Sunday morning's brazen shooting between two men that injured 10 people in all, according to police.

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WDSU-TV New Orleans

NOPD names person of interest in Bourbon Street shooting

Police said Odom is known to associate with a white man named "Josh" or "Joe," who police said is also a person of interest in the investigation.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

The Advocate

Hammond has $1 million cushion for new fiscal year

Thanks to careful budgeting, the city began its new fiscal year Tuesday with a surplus of about $1 million in sales tax revenues, Mayor Mayson Foster announced at the City Council meeting.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

American Library Association

Beth Stahr Southeastern Louisiana University

Beth Stahr is Head of Reference at the Southeastern Louisiana University Sims Memorial Library in Hammond, Louisiana .

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Sun Jun 29, 2014

WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Vigil held for drowned tubers

A vigil was held in New Orleans for two men who drowned while tubing in the Amite River earlier in the week.

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Sunherald.com

No big winners in Saturday's lottery drawings

There was a winner in the Easy 5 drawing. Louisiana Lotto players matching all six numbers drawn would have won or shared a $450,000 prize, which will rise to an estimated $475,000 for Wednesday.

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Sat Jun 28, 2014

NOLA.com

Candlelight Vigil planned for two men who drowned tubing in the Amite River

Joshua Brantley, 26 , and Phillip White, 26 , lost their lives in a June 22 tubing accident in the Amite River in Livingston Parish.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

The Advocate

Our Views: Dark days of summer

Floating down the Amite River in inner tubes is one of the popular pastimes in the Baton Rouge area, but two young men - both 26 and in the prime of their lives - drowned Sunday in the river.

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