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  1. Trucker killed in Mobile accident ID'd as Independence man: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 31 | NOLA.com

    All lanes on Interstate 65 at Airport Road in Mobile were closed after an overhead signage structure on the interstate collapsed onto the roadway on Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. A Louisiana man was killed in the accident.

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  2. Inmate accused in jail death pleads guilty to gun theftRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 25 | NOLA.com

    A Ponchatoula man accused in the death of a fellow inmate in Tangipahoa Parish pleaded guilty this week to the theft of 25 handguns from a Tickfaw business, acting U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans said Friday . Antwon Seymore, 19, pleaded guilty Thursday to charges of theft of firearms from a premises owned by a federally-licensed firearms dealer and aiding and abetting, Evans' office said.

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  3. Country Day 24, Hannan 13: Clinton Nicholas hauls in two TDs, nabs interception to pace CajunsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2017 | NOLA.com

    With the game scoreless in the first half, the senior first made his mark on defense with an interception of Hannan quarterback Chris Rabensteiner when the Hawks were threatening to score inside the 10-yard line. Nicholas jumped the route at the goal line and returned it to the 50. The wide receiver/defensive back also hauled in three passes for 144 yards and two scores.

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  4. Arc of St. Charles' summer camp gets teens ready for workforceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2017 | NOLA.com

    The Arc of St. Charles recently hosted its second annual Upstart Camp to give teens with disabilities an opportunity to explore their career interests. It couldn't have gone better.

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  5. Fugitive sex offender tracked down in Tangipahoa, authorities sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2017 | NOLA.com

    Joseph Frank Bedford, 42, was arrested Thursday for failure to register as a sex offender, according to a report from the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office Joseph Frank Bedford, 42, was arrested Thursday for failure to register as a sex offender, according to a report from the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office Joseph Frank Bedford, 42, was arrested Thursday for failure to register as a sex offender, according to a report from the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office. Bedford, who lives on Cason Road in Independence "had been on the run from Sheriff's Investigators since November 2016," according to the report.

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  6. Hammond man dies when car crashes into bulldozerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | NOLA.com

    A 24-year-old Hammond man died Thursday when the vehicle in which he was riding ran off Interstate 55 and crashed into a bulldozer on the median. Tyler Wayne Tullos was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident near the intersection of I-55 and Interstate 12, Louisiana State Police reported.

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  7. Orleans grand jury indicts man on rape, purse snatching on Chartres StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | NOLA.com

    A Tangipahoa Parish man has been indicted on charges of first-degree rape and purse snatching of a New Orleans woman who said she was sexually assaulted in April after leaving a bar in Faubourg Marigny. James Young, a 29-year-old from Independence, faces a mandatory life sentence if found guilty of the charges handed up June 29 by an Orleans Parish grand jury.

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  8. 18 Fourth of July weekend celebrations planned for the North Shore and beyondRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2017 | NOLA.com

    How many ways can you celebrate the Fourth of July in 2017? If you live on or near the North Shore , you'll have 18 opportunities to show your patriotic spirit - not to mention enjoy some fabulous fireworks displays and exciting entertainment. Here is what's in store for the North Shore and beyond, starting Friday and building up to a bevy of bashes planned for July 4. The fourth annual Sparks in the Park celebration of America's Day of Independence will begin at 7 p.m. in Bogue Falaya Park, 213 Park Drive in downtown Covington .

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  9. Girl's body found in Tangipahoa RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 | NOLA.com

    The body of a girl believed to be the 9-year-old swept into the Tangipahoa River near Independence was recovered Tuesday morning , Tangipahoa Parish authorities said. The body, believed to be that of Gabrielle McCoy, a Roseland girl who went missing in the water on Sunday afternoon while swimming with a friend, was recovered around 7 a.m., approximately two miles south of the Louisiana 40 bridge near the Serenity Sands Camp Ground, where she had been playing in the water during a family trip.

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  10. Search continues for 9-year-old girl in Tangipahoa River: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | NOLA.com

    Authorities continued searching a location in the Tangipahoa River Monday for a 9-year-old girl who got swept into the current Sunday. Authorities continued searching a location in the Tangipahoa River Monday for a 9-year-old girl who got swept into the current Sunday.

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  11. Search underway for 9-year-old girl missing in Tangipahoa River: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2017 | NOLA.com

    A map showing the location of the Serenity Sands area in Independence, where authorities say a nine-year-old girl went missing in the Tangipaho River on Sunday afternoon, June 25, 2017. A map showing the location of the Serenity Sands area in Independence, where authorities say a nine-year-old girl went missing in the Tangipaho River on Sunday afternoon, June 25, 2017.

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  12. Father of 3 identified as motorcyclist killed in crash outside HammondRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2017 | NOLA.com

    Authorities identified Geza Ray Kovach Jr., 32, of Loranger, as the man killed in a motorcycle crash on Interstate 55 near Independence early Saturday morning, June 17, 2017. on Interstate 55 outside Hammond has been identified as 32-year-old Geza Ray Kovach Jr. of Loranger, according to Louisiana State Police .

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  13. Motorcycle tire blowout leads to deadly North Shore crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2017 | NOLA.com

    A motorcyclist was killed early Saturday morning on Interstate 55 in Tangipahoa Parish near Independence after authorities say one of tires failed, causing him to crash, according to a State Police report. The man, who has not been identified, was pronounced dead at the scene.

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  14. New Orleans Wednesday weather: Severe weather possible tonightRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | NOLA.com

    The first round of storms should hit this afternoon between 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. There will be a lull for a few hours, and then forecasters say a second squall line will arrive between 11 p.m and 3 a.m. Thursday. Some of the storms could be severe.

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  15. Cash reward increased for information on 2 Hammond murdersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | NOLA.com

    The cash reward for information on two unsolved murders in Hammond has been increased to $2,500 by Crime Stoppers of Tangipahoa. The Hammond Police Department is continuing its investigations into separate homicides that occurred in the city on Dec. 28 and March 7. On March 7, a Hammond man died after what police suspect was a retaliatory shooting.

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  16. Independence resident dies in single-vehicle crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2017 | NOLA.com

    A motorist died early Tuesday after a vehicle ran off a road near Independence and hit a tree, authorities said. The victim was identified as Kareta Franklin, 32, of Independence.

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  17. Cursive makes a comeback in school instructionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | NOLA.com

    Cursive writing is looping back into style in schools across the country after a generation of students who know only keyboarding, texting and printing out their words longhand. Alabama and Louisiana passed laws in 2016 mandating cursive proficiency in public schools, the latest of 14 states that require cursive.

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  18. Whitney Bank to close some New Orleans area branches following First NBC acquisitionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 | NOLA.com

    The Whitney Bank branch at 1338 Gause Blvd. in Slidell Friday March 2, 2012. it had received approval to buy nine branches from First NBC Bank as well as $1.3 billion in loans.

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  19. $75K in fees diverted from Tangipahoa Parish landfill: Fox 8Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2017 | NOLA.com

    The Louisiana Legislative Auditor has determined more $75,000 in fees from the Tangipahoa Parish landfill have been diverted from public coffers, Fox 8 WVUE reported . The audit found that former landfill manager Terrance Stewart received $18,533 from the sale of scrap metal that should have gone to the parish, the report said.

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  20. Hammond man killed in 2-vehicle crash on I-55 in Tangipahoa: state policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | NOLA.com

    A 56-year-old Hammond man was killed in a two-vehicle crash that occurred around 1 p.m. Thursday on Interstate 55 north of La. 40 in Independence, according to state police.

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