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Houma, Louisiana is located in Terrebonne Parish. Zip codes in Houma, LA include 70364, 70363, and 70361. The median home price in Houma is $169,000 which is roughly $97/per square foot. More Houma information.

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18 hrs ago | WDSU-TV New Orleans

Houma welcomes its first adaptive playground

Erica Lambert describes her life as a "play-by-play." As the mother of two boys with L-1 hydrocephalus, a neurological disease that affects development, she says there's a different challenge to overcome each day.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

WDSU-TV New Orleans

Labor of Love: Houma mom achieves dream of building an adaptive...

THE POWER OF PLAY.... ONE HOUMA MOTHER'S DREAM TO CREATE A SPACE WHERE EVERY CHILD CAN PLAY - DESPITE DISABILITY - IS NOW REALITY.

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WWL-TV New Orleans

Houma company agrees to pay $1.6 million in back wages

A Houma-based labor staffing company has agreed to pay $1.6 million in back overtime wages to more than 1,500 workers.

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WWL-TV New Orleans

Houma man to serve life in prison for murder

Cody Callais, 38, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the death of Rickie Samanie, 68, of Bayou Blue, prosecutors said.

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KSLA-TV Shreveport

Company agrees to pay $1.6 million in back wages

A Louisiana labor staffing company has agreed to pay $1.6 million in back overtime wages to more than 1,500 workers.

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KSLA-TV Shreveport

Bond cut for suspect in Houma fatal shooting

Bond has been cut from $1 million to $100,000 for a Houma man who is accused of fatally shooting a visitor to his neighbor's home early Sunday.

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SFGate

8-16 trial date for man charged in woman's death

An Aug 16 trial date has been set for a Thibodaux man indicted in connection with the death of his girlfriend, who police say was shot during a March 23 standoff.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Security in place for Lil' Boosie concert in Houma

Brandon Boykin, local agent with Fiya Mix Entertainment, tells The Courier any reckless behavior at the concert will not be tolerated.

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WWL-TV New Orleans

Police: Drunk driver who killed 2-year-old was recently out on bail

Jordan Gribble / Houma Courier HOUMA, La. - The drunken driver who killed a sleeping toddler by crashing into her home had been released on bail days earlier for an unprovoked attack inside a Houma bar, police said.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

NOLA.com

Louisiana 6th Congressional District Republican candidates all running from the right

Eight Republicans are hoping to replace U.S. Rep. Bill Cassidy and represent Louisiana's 6th Congressional District.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

WWL-TV New Orleans

Police: Houma resident kills man for waking him by knocking on neighbor's door

A Houma man gunned down an early morning visitor because the victim banged on a neighbor's door and woke him, police said.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

The Advocate

Experiencing the seasons of life a " and death

When I was 48 years old, it was a season for me to meet George Scott, who was to become close to me like a brother.

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WWL-TV New Orleans

Cost of prosecuting man accused of killing his son is costly to Lafourche

Jacob Batte / Houma Courier Lafourche Parish has spent more than $230,000 prosecuting a Thibodaux man accused of killing, decapitating and dismembering his disabled son, the district attorney said.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

National Fisherman

Shrimping fits him to a Lil T

If you're lucky, you find your passion for what you want to do in life at an early age.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

ThinkProgress

GOP Candidate: Climate Science Is 'The Greatest Deception In The History Of Mankind'

In just a few months, voters in Louisiana's sixth Congressional District will select a new face to represent them in the U.S. House.

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WWL-TV New Orleans

Police: Houma man arrested for fourth DWI

The Thibodaux Police Department arrested a Houma man Tuesday night for his fourth DWI plus five other charges, according to police.

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WWL-TV New Orleans

Police: Man drowns in Houma waterway

Around 11 a.m. on Sunday, police say officers responded to the 8600 block of Park Avenue, where a body was found in the Intracoastal Waterway.

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KATC-TV Lafayette

Franklin daily arrest report for June 30, 2014

Martinez was processed and held with no bond set at the time of press release. 6/27/14 @ 6:27 PM, Brennan Navy, 24, of Anderson St., Franklin, LA, was arrested and charged with Simple Burglary.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

WDSU-TV New Orleans

Car crashes into home overnight, kills toddler

Authorities said a sleeping toddler was killed after a car crashed through the home early Friday morning in Shriever, Louisiana.

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The Times-Picayune

Line of strong thunderstorms affecting Baton Rouge, moving east towards New Orleans

A line of strong thunderstorms just west of Lakes Maurepas and Pontchartrain Friday afternoon was affecting Baton Rouge and St. James , Ascension, Terrebonne, Pointe Coupee, East and West Feliciana, and Iberville parishes, according to a special weather statement from the National Weather Service.

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