Tuesday Jul 8
Murder suspect used piece of metal to create hole and escape from...
A murder suspect who escaped Sunday from the Tangipahoa Parish jail in Amite got out by using a piece of metal to create a hole in a wall, WAFB-TV reported.
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Mon Jul 07, 2014
Authorities looking for escaped inmate
Verdale Anthony Moore, 20, was jailed in February on charges relating to the shooting death of 37-year-old Sandra Butler of Independence.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Downtown celebrates the Fourth with family-friendly patriotic event
Hang Old Glory in the front yard, throw some hot dogs on the grill, but most important of all, remember why we Americans celebrate this Fourth of July, the 238th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence.
Sun Jun 29, 2014
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Veterans news: Freedom isn't free Lloyd King reviews the cost of freedom Check out this story on theadvertiser.com: http://www.theadvertiser.com/story/life/people/acadiana/2014/06/29/veterans-news-freedom-free/11728009/ Friday marks the 238th anniversary commemorating the formal adoption of the Declaration of Independence by the Continental ... (more)
Thu Jun 26, 2014
WAFB-TV Baton Rouge
Independence man arrested for home improvement fraud
Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Deputies arrested 37-year-old Robert Allen Baham of Independence on two outstanding warrants for home improvement fraud and contracting without a license.
Sun Jun 22, 2014
Independence plans new police station
Officials in the Tangipahoa Parish community of Independence plan to start construction of a new police station in the coming year.
Fri Jun 20, 2014
Louisiana National Guard members return
The Louisiana Army National Guard's 844th Engineer Company and 1021st Engineer Company returned to relatives and friends during welcome-home events statewide Wednesday.
Thu Jun 19, 2014
Independence celebration and art show set, Bastille Day planned in New Orleans
City Park in New Orleans is planning an independence celebration July 3 from 5:30 to 9 p.m. The Marine Corps Rock Band will perform from 5:30 to 6:15 p.m. The Marine Corps Band of New Orleans will provide music from 7 to 9 p.m. Peristyle also will present a fireworks show.
Wed Jun 18, 2014
Court records: Pinestraw had previous attack on woman
A Denham Springs man accused of beating his girlfriend to death with a metal pipe in front of at least one of her three young children Tuesday previously received probation for punching another woman in the stomach while she was pregnant with his child, causing her to vomit blood, court records show.
WDSU-TV New Orleans
Troops homeward bound after a long trip back
A group of soldiers is returning home Wednesday morning after a longer trip in the Middle East than expected.