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  1. Skateboarder dies after being hit by two vehicles in HammondRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | The Times-Picayune

    ... the scene of the accident on University Avenue, police said. The victim was identified as Erin Gerhard, 26, of Independence. He died at the scene, according to Trooper Dustin Dwight, spokesman for State Police Troop L. Gerhard was riding a ...

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  2. Man riding a skateboard killed in hit-and-run crashRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... 3234 [University Ave.] west of US 51 in Hammond. The crash has claimed the life of 26 year-old Erin Gerhard of Independence, LA. Troopers say Gerhard was riding a skateboard in the right westbound lane of University Ave, when he was struck by an ...

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    May 12, 2016 | The Advocate

    A 26-year-old skateboarder died in a hit-and-run crash Wednesday night in Hammond, Louisiana State Police said. Shortly after 10 p.m., Erin Gerhard, 26, of Independence, was riding his skateboard in the right westbound lane of University Avenue west of U.S. 51 when he was struck by an unknown vehicle, State Police said in a news release.

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  4. Destrehan Plantation's Heritage Day gives New Orleans-area kids a taste of pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | The Times-Picayune

    ... explained how handwriting equipment involved, beginning with a quill-the tool used to write the Declaration of Independence. Next was the quill with a nib, a metal piece at the end which was used to write the Jefferson document which is on display ...

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  5. Independence man, 64, dies after crashing into garbage truckRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    State police identified the victim in Tuesday's accident as Edward W. Stewart. They say the garbage truck was stopped on Louisiana Highway 442. Stewart was driving a pickup truck when he ran into the rear of the garbage truck. Stewart was pronounced dead at the scene. Troopers are investigating.

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  6. One killed, one severely injured in garbage truck-involved crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2016 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    One man died and another was seriously injured in a crash involving a garbage truck in Tickfaw on Tuesday morning. Just before 7:30 a.m., 64-year-old Edward Stewart, of Independence, was driving down LA 442.

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  7. One killed, one injured when vehicle rams garbage truckRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | NOLA.com

    A 64-year-old man was killed Tuesday when his vehicle rammed into the back of a garbage truck in Tangipahoa Parish. Edward W. Stewart, of Independence, died at the scene of the accident on Louisiana 442 and a man loading garbage onto the truck was seriously injured, state police said.

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    Mar 22, 2016 | The Advocate

    A 64-year-old Independence man was killed in a wreck with a garbage truck Tuesday morning on La. 442 in Tangipahoa Parish, State Police report.

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  9. Accident involving garbage truck leaves one man deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2016 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... just after 7:30 p.m. on Highway 442 in Tangipahoa Parish. Police say that 64-year-old Edward W. Stewart of Independence was driving a pickup truck east on Hwy 442. Ahead of Stewart and also traveling east was a garbage truck, driven by 40-year-old ...

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  10. Man who raped pregnant Kenner woman sentenced as career criminalRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2016 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    A Tangipahoa Parish man who admitted he broke into a pregnant Kenner woman's apartment almost daily for a month before raping her in her bedroom was sentenced to 25 years in prison Friday as a career criminal. Brandon Watkins, 26, a former Kenner resident who lived in Independence at the time of his arrest, pleaded guilty last year to forcible rape and residential burglary in connection with his most recent crimes in 2013.

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  11. Tangipahoa Parish detectives seek help on cold homicide casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2016 | NOLA.com

    ... Detectives also are seeking leads in the stabbing death of Walter John Daniels, 51, of 108 Genovese Road in Independence. Daniels' body was found March 19, 2007, in a ditch along Larussa Lane in Independence. He had been stabbed several times, the ...

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  12. Heavy Rains, Flooding Damage Thousands Of Homes In The SouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2016 | The Huffington Post

    ... flooding. River levels were expected to remain high in the region as excessive rain water drains, it said. Independence volunteer firefighter Landon Woods lifts Nolan Sutherland, 6, from a boat Friday. The was evacuated with his family from their ...

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  13. Parts of South still underwater after historic floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2016 | CBS News

    Flood watches and warnings continue on Sunday night. Nearly a week of relentless rain has left six people dead -- most of them in Louisiana Independence volunteer firefighter Landon Woods lifts Nolan Sutherland, 6, from a boat Friday, March 11, 2016, after being evacuated with his family from their home on Highway 40 in Independence, La., after heavy rains caused low areas to flood.

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  14. Massive flood in U.S. South leaves at least 3 dead in LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2016 | CBC News

    Volunteer firefighter Landon Woods lifts Nolan Sutherland, 6, from a boat Friday after being evacuated with his family from their home in Independence, La., after heavy rains caused low areas to flood. Residents in Louisiana and Mississippi are taking stock of damage Saturday after a massive deluge of rain submerged roads and cars, washed out bridges and forced residents to flee homes.

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  15. Genealogy Query - Lena Valenti : Ronald Laird Valenti : Vincent Patrick PardoRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2016 | Cousinconnect.com

    I was born at Lillie Kemp Hospital in Independence, Louisiana on September 19, 1966. My birth name was Ronald Laird Valenti.

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  16. Baton Rouge police: Detox center employee booked in rape of patientRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2016 | The Advocate

    A Baton Rouge detox center employee is in jail after Baton Rouge Police say he raped a 20-year-old patient in a conference room at the South Foster Drive center. Julius Williams, 25, 56489 Hano Road, Independence, walked into the woman's room Sunday morning, told her she was in trouble and needed to come with him, a Baton Rouge Police report says.

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  17. What's on your ballot?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2016 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... aren't the only issue on the ballot for many Louisiana voters. Madisonville, Mandeville, Grand Isle and Independence will all hold municipal elections today. St. Tammany Parish voters will vote on term limits for their parish council. To see what's ...

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  18. CCS wrestling championships: Girls, boys meets held together this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2016 | Marin Independent Journal

    For the first time, the Central Coast Section boys and girls wrestling championships will be held the same day at the same place. On Saturday at Independence High, the girls finals will begin at 5 p.m., the boys to follow at 7. It's a one-year arrangement.

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    Feb 2, 2016 | The Advocate

    ... driver sped off, tearing through the Springfield and Albany areas before finally dodging law enforcement near Independence in a chase the reached at least 133 mph. Officers made contact with the owner of the car, who had allegedly loaned it to ...

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  20. Police identify speeding driver who escaped after 133 mph chase in Livingston ParishRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2016 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... was driving a black Infinity involved in the chase. He has been living in the Killian area, but is from the Independence area. Police say he is known to transport narcotics and to carry a firearm. Officials say a black Infinity driven by Savoie was ...

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