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Friday Oct 14 | via KSLA-TV Shreveport
Two boys have been accused of vandalizing dozens of graves in an Independence cemetery. The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office says both boys, ages 14 and 12, were arrested on multiple charges involving damage caused at Colonial Cemetery on Wednesday, October 12. Arriving deputies found more than 50 grave sites desecrated, 32 of them broken into. Comment?
Thursday Oct 13 | via The Advocate
Fifty grave sites at an Independence cemetery have been desecrated and Tangipahoa Parish authorities arrested two boys, ages 14 and 12, who are now accused of causing the damage Wednesday. Independence police and Tangipahoa Parish sheriff's deputies responded to reports around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday of two boys causing damage in Colonial Cemetery, the Sheriff's Office said Thursday. Comment?
Wednesday Oct 12 | via KPLC-TV Lake Charles
A 30-year-old Albany man was arrested Wednesday for allegedly murdering a woman whose body was found dumped on the side of the road in Loranger. According to the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office, Brian Gregory Anthony II is charged with second-degree murder, attempted second-degree murder, aggravated kidnapping, burglary, simple criminal damage, simple battery, felony theft, simple arson, and two counts of auto theft. Comment?
Wednesday Oct 12 | via The Advocate
An Albany man has been booked on multiple counts, including second-degree murder and aggravated kidnapping, in the killing of a woman whose body was found on the side of a Loranger road on Tuesday, the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office reported. Brian Gregory Anthony, II, 30, was arrested at about 4 p.m. Wednesday in the killing of 27-year-old Heather Cox of Loranger, the Sheriff's Office reported. Comment?
Wednesday Oct 12 | via KATC-TV Lafayette
Authorities are investigating after a woman was found shot to death on the side of a road in Loranger. The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office said in a statement that 27-year-old Heather Cox of Loranger was pronounced dead at the scene early Tuesday morning. Comment?
Tuesday Oct 11 | via The Advocate
Tangipahoa Parish deputies responded to a report of a pedestrian hit by a car in Loranger early Tuesday morning, but instead found a woman with a fatal gunshot wound laying near the roadway, Sheriff Daniel Edwards reported. The woman was discovered at about 4:20 a.m. near Briarpatch Cemetery Road, the sheriff reported. Comment?
Monday Sep 26 | via The Advocate
A 47-year-old man died and a woman was booked with second-degree murder in a shooting Friday at a nightclub in Amite, officials said. Around 9:45 p.m. Friday, Nathan Diamond, 47, of Kentwood, and Samantha Watkins, 34, of Independence, became involved in an altercation inside Mr. J's Nightclub on McCoy Lane, the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office said in a news release. Comment?
Sep 23, 2016 | via KPLC-TV Lake Charles
FEMA is reminding flood victims that the deadline for registering for assistance related to the August flooding is fast approaching. "The deadline to register is October 13 and we've had 146,000-plus individuals register for federal assistance," said FEMA External Affairs Specialist Steven Solomon. Comment?
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