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  1. Hammond man who admitted role in double murder dies in St. Bernard Parish jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2016 | The Advocate

    A federal inmate who recently pleaded guilty to setting up a double murder last year in Hammond was found dead last week inside the St. Bernard Parish jail. Travon Pitts, 28, of Hammond, collapsed on a prison tier Aug. 6, according to a report from Sheriff James Pohlmann's office.

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  2. Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office identifies one of two people killed in floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2016 | The Advocate

    The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office reported Monday that a 20-year-old Hammond woman and a 59-year-old man from the Village of Tangipahoa were killed in the flooding that has damaged much of south Louisiana. The woman was identified as Alexandra Budde of Hammond.

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  3. 'Not prepared for this': Motorists stranded on I-12 describe miserable conditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2016 | The Advocate

    About 1,000 stranded motorists were evacuated from Interstate 12 by late Sunday night, many having spent more than 24 hours without food and water, after historic flooding made parts of the roadway impassable, Gov. John Bel Edwards said. Most of the marooned had spent Saturday night stuck on dry stretches of the interstate, including a Lafayette woman headed to her father's funeral in Slidell, which she missed.

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  4. Check out what's going on in outlying areas of south Louisiana for the week of Aug. 12-18Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2016 | The Advocate

    Advocate photo by PAUL KIEU -- Visitors look closely at art by Robert Harris in his gallery, King and His Court Gallery, during 2nd Saturday ArtWalk in July 2016 in downtown Lafayette. The monthly event returns from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday.

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  5. Hammond Chamber prepares for summer cruise-themed eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2016 | The Advocate

    Plans are finalized for Chillin with the Chamber, a fundraiser for the Greater Hammond Chamber of Commerce set for Friday. "We were happy to sponsor this year's Chillin with the Chamber event because the Greater Hammond Chamber is a great asset to Hammond and the surrounding areas that Cypress Pointe Surgical Hospital serves," Cypress Pointe Surgical Hospital CEO Glenda Dobson said.

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  6. Hammond man booked on attempted murder, illegal body armor after Albany shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2016 | The Advocate

    A Hammond man was arrested on attempted second-degree murder and unlawful use of body armor after detectives said he fired shots at another man's car while wearing a bullet-proof vest in a July 26 incident believed to have been motivated by money, the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office reported Friday. The Sheriff's Office was responding to a call of "shots fired" north of Albany off of La.

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  7. Greater Hammond Chamber of Commerce cuts ribbon, presents award to area businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2016 | The Advocate

    The McDonald's corporate team and members of the Greater Hammond Chamber of Commerce join Ronald McDonald in cutting the ribbon at the SW Railroad Avenue store July 20, during a grand opening celebration after the store was closed for remodeling.

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  8. North Oaks School of Radiologic Technology graduates 47th classRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2016 | The Advocate

    North Oaks School of Radiologic Technology graduates include, seated from left, Taylor Hendrix, Kacy Romero, Erin Johnston, Jessica Raiford and Christen Miranda; and standing, Don Englade, Laramie Pittman, Patrick Spurgeon and Richard 'Ty' Fajoni. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO -- North Oaks School of Radiologic Technology graduates include, seated from left, Taylor Hendrix, Kacy Romero, Erin Johnston, Jessica Raiford and Christen Miranda; and standing, Don Englade, Laramie Pittman, Patrick Spurgeon and Richard 'Ty' Fajoni.

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  9. North Oaks graduates dietetic internsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2016 | The Advocate

    Melanie Lanaux Zaffuto -- North Oaks Dietetic Internship graduates and faculty include, from left, Nutritional Services Director Ann McDaniel-Hall, Education Director Nicole Barnum, graduates Brian Robert Longabardi, Elizabeth Anne Whitman, Julia Elizabeth Palmisano, Spenser Lea Ford, Maureen Rogers Breaux and Danielle Marie DeLeon and Dietetic Internship Director Leslie Ballard.

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  10. North Oaks Health System names top executiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | The Advocate

    North Oaks Health System said this week that President and Chief Executive Officer James E. Cathey Jr. will move to a new role at the end of the year and current Chief Operating Officer Michelle Kidd Sutton will succeed him. The details of Cathey's new role have not been worked out yet, North Oaks board Chairman Blake Daniels said, but it will include acting as a legislative liaison for the health system and with regulatory authorities.

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  11. Hammond police seek 3 people of interest in slaying of aunt, nephewRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 | The Advocate

    Photo submitted by Hammond Police Department. Three people of interest in a July 11, 2016, double homicide on East Hoover Street.

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  12. Dangerfields' lawyer: "It's a good-faith effort to pay restitution"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 | The Advocate

    More than two years after a former Tangipahoa Parish School Board member and his wife were ordered to pay $3.5 million in restitution, fines and costs in a Medicaid fraud case, the couple has paid only about $22,000 so far, a prosecutor told a Baton Rouge state judge Thursday. But an attorney for Eric Dangerfield, 63, and Cassandra Dangerfield, 56, both of Hammond, argued the couple is making, as the judge previously demanded, a good-faith effort to pay the money they owe.

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  13. Tangipahoa sheriff arrests three in death of Natalbany manRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2016 | The Advocate

    Three people have been arrested in the June 3 slaying of an 18-year-old Natalbany resident, though none have been charged with his death, the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office said Tuesday. Marquise Lightfoot's body was found in a neighbor's yard on Jimmy Road around 6 a.m. June 3, roughly 24 hours after Randy Bickham, 24, and Charleston Mitchell, 31, were found shot to death in an SUV parked about 300 yards away on Haynes Road.

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  14. Hammond aunt, nephew shot to death early Monday, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2016 | The Advocate

    Officers responding to 1403 Hoover St. just after 1 a.m. found Beverly Thompson, 65, outside and Toreo Thompson, 39, inside the house, both appear to have died from gunshot wounds, city spokeswoman Lisa Lambert said in a news release.

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  15. Two relatives in Hammond -- apparently shot dead -- found early Monday, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2016 | The Advocate

    Officers responding to 1403 Hoover St. just after 1 a.m. found Beverly Thompson, 65, outside and Toreo Thompson, 39, inside the house, both appear to have died from gunshot wounds, city spokeswoman Lisa Lambert said in a news release.

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  16. Continue reading a 'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2016 | The Advocate

    Louisiana State Police are looking for a 3-year-old child who went missing in the Hammond area Sunday, along with his grandfather. They were last seen traveling in a beige or tan 2007 Cadillac DTS four-door vehicle, similar to the model pictured above.

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  17. Prairieville man killed in boating incident on Blood RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2016 | The Advocate

    A Prairieville man died late Saturday in a boating accident on the Blood River in Livingston Parish, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries reported. LDWF agents found the body of Larry Andre Jr., 59, about 10:15 p.m. Saturday.

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  18. New Orleans man sought in Hammond killingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | The Advocate

    New Orleans police are searching for a man suspected of involvement in a Monday night killing in Hammond, the first there in more than two years. The Hammond Police Department alleges that Kevin Mullens, 31, along with two other people are responsible for killing 34-year-old William Davis, of Hammond.

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  19. Amite student gets own graduation celebration Friday; read policy that got him bannedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by PATRICK DENNIS -- Amite High senior Andrew Jones refused to shave his goatee and was not allowed to graduate with his class on May 18. Now he is protesting the School System's decision and policy. Amite High School honors student and standout athlete Andrew Jones, blocked from participating in his graduation ceremony last month because of facial hair, is getting the graduation celebration he was denied.

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  20. Hammond police: Arrest made in Monday killing, the city's first murder in over two yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | The Advocate

    Tremayne Sandifer, 24, of Hammond, has been arrested in New Orleans. He will be booked at Orleans Parish Prison before being taken to Hammond, police reported..

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