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  1. Woman dies after car crashes into bulldozer near AmiteRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Louisiana State Police say a woman has been killed after her car hit a bulldozer on Interstate 55 near Amite. The Daily Star reports that troopers say 55-year-old Deanna Lawson of Denham Springs died Friday in the crash.

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  2. Motorist killed in crash involving bulldozer in Tangipahoa ParishRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Shortly after 6:30 p.m. yesterday, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop L responded to a two-vehicle crash near Amite, involving a bulldozer on Interstate 55 northbound. Troopers say initial investigation suggested the crash occurred as a man was attempting to relocate a Cat DC5K Bulldozer from the center median to a "lowboy" semi-trailer, which was parked on the right northbound shoulder of Interstate 55. At the time of the crash, the location was not an active construction site, and there were no warning signs for oncoming traffic.

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  3. Woman dies in collision with Bulldozer on Interstate 55 near AmiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 25 | NOLA.com

    A 55-year-old Denham Springs woman died Friday evening after her vehicle collided into a Bulldozer on Interstate 55 northbound near Amite, according to Louisiana State Police. A Denham Springs resident died Friday evening after her vehicle collided into a Bulldozer on Interstate 55 northbound near Amite, according to Louisiana State Police .

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  4. State Police: Denham Springs woman dies in crash with bulldozer on Interstate 55 FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 25 | The Advocate

    A 55-year-old Denham Springs woman died in a two-vehicle crash involving a bulldozer on Interstate 55 near Amite on Friday, Louisiana State Police said. Shortly after 6:30 p.m., 48-year-old James Lockhart, of Galliano, was attempting to relocate a Cat DC5K bulldozer from the center median to a "lowboy" semi-trailer, which was parked on the right northbound shoulder of I-55, State Police said in a news release.

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  5. Tangipahoa jail escapees exploited 'defect' in exercise yard, sheriff saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | NOLA.com

    Daeshawn Woolridge, left, and Christopher Woolridge were re-captured Monday after escaping from the Tangipahoa Parish jail in Amite on Sunday. Two brothers who escaped the Tangipahoa Parish Jail in Amite took advantage of a defect in the lockup's exercise yard, the Sheriff's Office said Monday .

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  6. Escaped inmates from Tangipahoa Parish Jail captured MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | The Advocate

    ... search, including K-9 and special response teams, air support and ground units, covering an area stretching west from Amite to the St. Helena Parish line, Panepinto said. Daeshawn Woolridge is a Louisiana Department of Corrections inmate who had ...

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  7. Christopher Woolridge and Daeshawn WoolridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Officials say Christopher Woolridge, 23, and Daeshawn Woolridge, 20, escaped from the parish jail in Amite on Saturday around 3:15 p.m. Sheriff Daniel Edwards said surveillance footage confirmed they escaped the grounds and left their uniforms behind. They say they escaped due to a "structural defect of the original building design."

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  8. 2 Tangipahoa Parish jail escapees caught Monday morning: sheriffRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | NOLA.com

    Daeshawn Woolridge, left, and Christopher Woolridge were being sought after escaping from the Tangipahoa Parish jail on Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017. Two brothers who escaped from the Tangipahoa Parish jail in Amite on Sunday afternoon were captured Monday morning , authorities said.

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  9. Authorities search for 2 brothers who escaped Tangipahoa Parish JailRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | WALB-TV Albany

    The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office reported Christopher Woolridge, 23, and Daeshawn Woolridge, 20, escaped from the parish jail in Amite around 3:15 p.m. Homeland Security, Louisiana State Police, Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office, Amite Police Department, Hammond Police Department and St. Helena Parish Sheriff's Office are assisting in the search.

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  10. TPSO: Brothers escape from North Shore jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    ... . Multiple agencies are assisting the Tangipahoa Sheriff's Department in the search, including Louisiana State Police, Amite Police Department, Hammond Police Department, and St. Helena Parish Sheriff's Office.

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  11. Search on for brothers who escaped Sunday from Tangipahoa Parish jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | The Advocate

    ... a jail breach in which the Woolridge brothers were seen exiting the grounds, leaving their jail uniforms left behind. AMITE - A number of law enforcement agencies have jointed the search for two brothers who escaped Sunday afternoon from the ...

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  12. Central advanced river model site, the first of its kind in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | The Advocate

    ... because of rebuilding and painting. The city is teaming up with federal scientists to develop an advanced model of the Amite and Comite rivers in a project that will be the first of its kind in Louisiana. During the August flood, Jason Ellis hauled ...

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  13. 2 inmates escape in Tangipahoa Parish 'jail breach': TPSORead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | NOLA.com

    Left to right: Christopher Woolridge, 23, and Daeshawn Woolridge, 20, escaped the Tangipahoa Parish jail Saturday , according to authorities. They were last seen near Bennett Road and McCoy Lane in Amite City.

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  14. Exploring Historic Denham Springs & Livingston ParishRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Vogel Talks RVing

    ... and stopped at Mr. McDavid's Specialty Meats to purchase pork boudin and smoked boudin. Mineral Springs near the Amite River about one-half mile west of the present historic downtown drew settlers to the area. The springs attracted visitors who came ...

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  15. Family 'destroyed' by killing of Tangipahoa Parish jail inmateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | NOLA.com

    ... as a "shark feeding frenzy." The assault occurred shortly after Smith was booked Jan. 30 into the jail in Amite . Smith was booked into the jail on a probation violation charge and escorted the dormitory. The Sheriff's Office said the "extremely ...

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  16. A 'shark feeding frenzy:' 11 men, 1 juvenile charged in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | NOLA.com

    ... The jail's medical staff was immediately notified and "quickly responded" to render aid. Acadian Ambulance and the Amite fire department were also notified and arrived a short time later, but Smith died of his injuries, the Sheriff's Office said. ...

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  17. Tornado inflicts major damage in New Orleans East, damage reported across the metro areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Confirmed tornadoes and severe weather ripped through New Orleans and the surrounding area causing major damage to home and businesses. A tornado warning remains in effect for areas in Orleans, Jefferson, St. Bernard, and upper Plaquemines parishes until 12:45 p.m. A tornado warning also remains in effect for east central Tangipahoa Parish, northwestern St. Tammany Parish and southwestern Washington Parish until 1:30 p.m. At 12:57 p.m. a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located near Independence, or 9 miles southeast of Amite, moving east at 30 mph.

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  18. '500-year' flood and perhaps stronger: New evidence shows massive scope of La.'s August disasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | The Advocate

    ... makes informed guesses, and their estimates are extremely broad. For example, the hypothetical "500-year" flood of the Amite River near Denham Springs happens when the water flows around 180,000 cubic feet per second. But in reality, the actual ...

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  19. August flood maybe stronger than what commonly called '500-year' flood, federal agency findsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | The Advocate

    ... makes informed guesses, and their estimates are extremely broad. For example, the hypothetical "500-year" flood of the Amite River near Denham Springs happens when the water flows around 180,000 cubic feet per second. But in reality, the actual ...

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  20. New details emerge about critical injury to Britney Spears' relativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... Holy Ghost School in Hammond are trying to be as calm as possible in the wake of reports of her Sunday accident near Amite. Officers responded to a residence on Hwy. 51 in Fluker regarding an ATV accident involving a juvenile. When deputies arrived, ...

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