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  1. Police search for killer in gas station shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 5 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    The Hammond Police Department has three suspects in custody and is searching for a fourth in a domestic violence shooting that left a woman dead. Hammond Police received a call around 11:15 Sunday night of a domestic dispute at the Value Place Inn, located at 408 Westin Oaks Drive.

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  2. Deputies release name and picture of man suspected in robbery and shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 25 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Investigators are asking for the public's help in finding a man wanted in connection with a robbery and shooting. Detectives said they were called to a hospital in Livingston Parish after the victim arrived for treatment.

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  3. Where to go to get your Christmas TreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 18 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Whether you want to cut your own tree, pick a live tree and have it cut for you, buy a tree already cut or buy a living tree you can plant, the following list of places will help you out. Calandro's Christmas Trees , located at 2544 Government Street in Baton Rouge, provides pre-cut Christmas Trees.

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    Oct 30, 2016 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Authorities credited the public with helping them arrest a suspect in a burglary of a business being renovated following the historic floods. The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office reported Randon Williams, 20, of Independence, faces charges in connection with a break-in at the NV Beauty Salon in Independence.

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  5. One person killed in single-vehicle accident in IndependenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2016 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    State Police say the crash happened just before 5 p.m. Friday on LA 442 east of the Tangipahoa River Bridge. According to investigators, 60-year-old Gary Passman of Husser, LA was driving a 1992 Mazda Miata westbound on LA 442 when for unknown reasons Passman's vehicle traveled off of the right side of the roadway.

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  6. 2 boys accused of causing extensive damage to graves in IndependenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2016 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    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. If viewing this story on a mobile device or in an email, click the link for additional features - http://bit.ly/2dchuZt Arriving deputies found more than 50 grave sites desecrated, 32 of them broken into.

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  7. Man charged for allegedly murdering woman, dumping her body on roadwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2016 | 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.

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  8. Murdered woman found near roadway; car burned in neighboring townRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2016 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    A woman was found dead on the side of a road in Loranger. Deputies say she was murdered and her vehicle, which had been set on fire, was found in a neighboring town.

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  9. Head-on wreck in Livingston Parish claims life of Denham Springs manRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2016 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Just after 9 a.m. on September 29, the Louisiana State Police responded to a two vehicle wreck on US 190 that claimed the life of a 68-year-old man. The wreck occurred on US 190 west of LA 1026 in Livingston Parish.

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  10. Woman arrested for fatal shooting outside nightclubRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2016 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    On Friday, September 23, deputies with the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office began investigating a shooting that occurred at Mr. J's Nightclub located on McCoy Lane. The victim, Nathan Diamond of Kentwood, was 47-years-old.

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  11. FEMA says important deadline approaching for flood victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2016 | 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.

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    Aug 20, 2016 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Louisiana State Police identified the woman killed in Friday's crash in Tickfaw as 36-year-old Jonie Fricano of Independence. The driver of a 2006 Ford Explorer, identified as 37-year-old Kevin Weston, struck and killed her shortly after 11 p.m. along US 51 near the intersection of Pardo Road.

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  13. LSP: Woman struck, killed by vehicle on North ShoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2016 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Louisiana State Police are investigating an incident where a woman was struck and killed by a car while walking on a North Shore highway. The incident occurred Friday, just after 11 p.m. on Highway 51 near the intersection of Pardo Road in Tickfaw.

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  14. MS roads, I-55 S. near La. affected by floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2016 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    We're told the westbound lane of Highway 24, just east of Highway 48, in Amite County and Highway 575,between SR 48 and Osyka Progress Road, in Pike County are being affected by the flooding. The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development reports I-55 is currently closed from LA 16 at Amite City to LA 40 at Independence.

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  15. First Alert Traffic: Entrance ramp I-12 W at Essen now openRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2016 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    The 2nd Independence in Autism Conference will be held from 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. on Friday, July 29 at McNeese State University's Baker Auditorium. Autism Services of SWLA and McNeese Autism Program are co-sponsoring the event.

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  16. Independence in Autism Conference set for July 29Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2016 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    The Second Independence in Autism Conference will be held from 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. on Friday, July 29 at McNeese State University's Baker Auditorium. Autism Services of SWLA and the McNeese Autism Program are co-sponsoring the event.

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  17. Girl Scout Camp Marydale staff, circa 1970, gearing up for a fun summer in the sun.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2016 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Girl Scouts Louisiana East is inviting all former Girl Scouts to grab their rucksacks, pick up the canteen, and return to camp. Girl Scouts Louisiana East will be hosting two "FOREVER Girl Scouts" Adult Camping weekends.

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  18. TPSO: 7-year-old drowns in gravel pit over holiday weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2016 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    A 7-year-old girl accidentally drown in an old gravel pit over the holiday weekend, according to the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office. The sheriff's office responded to a medical emergency on Alessi Road in Independence on the afternoon of July 2. The child had been swimming with family and friends when her mother noticed her daughter was missing.

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  19. Pregnant teen beaten by customers over straws while working at Wendy'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    A pregnant teenager was brutally beaten by two customers while on the job this weekend over the matter of drinking straws. Witnesses say a fight broke out Sunday afternoon at a Wendy's drive-thru off U.S. Highway 40 in Independence.

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  20. Independence Tigers: Sportsline Summer Camp 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Independence is coming off a winning season where the Tigers rebounded from a 2-8 mark to finish 6-4, but still got bounced in the first round of the playoffs by three touchdowns. Head coach Keith Carona has 15 years as the Tigers head coach plus another dozen as an assistant, so he is starting year 28 this fall, hoping to be more competitive than his team was in losses to St. Helena, Belaire and Amite where the margin averaged four touchdowns.

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