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  1. Beer bootleggers busted in HammondRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 15 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    The next time you crack open a cold beer in Tangipahoa Parish, you may want to think twice about where it came from. On Wednesday, the Street Crimes Unit of the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Department broke up a bootlegging ring selling stolen beer to a convenience store Hammond.

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  2. Police: someone set fire to 89-year-old woman's trailer and killed herRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 10 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating an arson in Ponchatoula that left an 89-year-old woman dead. It's the fifth homicide of the year.

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  3. Man believed to be connected to murder of 89-year-old womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 7 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    A 26-year-old man is wanted in connection to the death of an 89-year-old woman whose body was found in the remains of a burned home in Ponchatoula. According to the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office, the body of Dorothy Poche was recovered on Sunday, April 10 after firefighters put out a blaze at a home.

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  4. Ponchatoula man killed in tragic parking lot accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 5 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    A Ponchatoula man was killed in a Covington parking lot when he was run over by a friend in a tragic accident, according to police. Donald Leavelle, 67, was getting out of a dually pick-up truck near the front door of a Walmart Grocery store around 4 p.m. on Thursday.

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  5. Prison bus accident snarls I-55 near Manchac, left lane now openRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 4 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    The accident involves two other vehicles. There are minor injuries reported. There were at least 16 prisoners on the bus.

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  6. Ponchatoula set to host 46th annual Strawberry FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 30 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    The 46th Annual Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival will kick off Friday, April 7 at noon and will continue through Sunday, April 9 until 6 p.m. The festival will be held in Memorial Park. No Louisiana event is complete without a parade.

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  7. Single mother, daughter trying to raise awareness about epilepsyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 26 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    At first glance, Ashley Ryan and her 11-year old daughter, Lyndsey, look like a normal mother and daughter, but they've had to overcome obstacles that aren't normal. At the age of three, Lyndsey suffered what would the first of many seizures.

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  8. Tips lead to arrest of man accused of exposing himself to young girlsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office said postings on social media prompted a flood of tips about a a man accused of exposing himself to young girls. Deputies said within minutes of making the story public, they had a name: Derrick Lockhart.

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  9. Hand it on: Woman creates poster after flooding, donates profits to charitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2017 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    There is a bible verse from Isiah 43:2 that reads: "When you pass through the waters, I will be with you." I don't think anyone knew how much that verse would mean to them until August 12, 2016, the day of the Great Flood of 2016 .

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  10. 84 arrested in Tangipahoa Parish as part of 'Operation Resolution'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2017 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    The Attorney General's Office has announced the arrests of 84 people in Tangipahoa Parish as part of "Operation Resolution," a crime-fighting initiative involving several different agencies. The Louisiana Bureau of Investigation, the Hammond Police Department, the Ponchatoula Police Department, Probation and Parole, Homeland Security Investigations, and Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms are worked together jointly to arrest 84 people on crimes ranging from armed robbery to drug possession with intent to distribute.

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  11. Joseph Trapen, 21, of Tickaw and Cali Nobles, 27, of PonchatoulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2017 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Department made an arrest of a couple who they say are "career criminals," suspected of stealing or breaking into over 40 vehicles across multiple areas. Early on the morning of January 14, deputies took into custody Joseph Trapen, 21, of Tickaw and Cali Nobles, 27, of Ponchatoula after a two day search for them.

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  12. Heart of Louisiana: Red Dragon Listening RoomRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    If you enjoy live music but you're not into the noisy lounge scene, you may want to check out the nearest listening room. It's a comfortable, quiet, no-frills way to focus on the singers and their songs.

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  13. Rouses in Denham Springs reopens after August floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    The Rouses Market in Denham Springs has reopened its doors four months after the historic August flooding damaged 90 percent of the homes in Livingston Parish. "It's been a very tough four months for Livingston Parish," said Donny Rouse, CEO of Rouses Market.

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  14. Rouses in Denham Springs to reopen after August floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    The Rouses Market in Denham Springs is set to reopen four months after the historic August flooding damaged 90 percent of the homes in Livingston Parish. The store, located in Juban Crossing, lost most of its inventory due to the floodwaters.

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  15. Investigators: Man dies after catching fire when using kitchen stove to keep warmRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    A south Louisiana man died in a fire Thursday morning that likely resulted from using his kitchen gas stove to heat his home, fire investigators reported. The Louisiana Office of State Fire Marshal said Will Foster Jr., 66, of Ponchatoula, was found dead in his kitchen by his brother around 9 a.m. Investigators believe the cause of the fire was from Foster using his stove as a heating source.

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  16. One suspect arrested, another still at-large after shooting in Port AllenRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2016 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    West Baton Rouge Sheriff's Deputies have a suspect in custody and is still looking for another after a shooting in Port Allen. On Friday November 25, West Baton Rouge Sheriff's Deputies responded to shooting on North Lobdell Hwy.

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  17. Tangipahoa deputies searches for man accused of killing ex-wifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2016 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office deputies are searching for a man accused in the fatal shooting of his ex-wife. Investigators said 53-year-old Jerry Williams is considered armed and dangerous after he allegedly killed a 50-year-old mother of four Sunday morning in a trailer off Artie Road.

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  18. Ponchatoula man wanted for allegedlly fatally shooting ex-wife in the headRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2016 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    On Sunday morning, authorities responded to a call of a shooting in Hammond. The caller stated there was a body lying lifeless in the neighbor's front yard.

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  19. Hammond woman shot to death, police searching for ex-husbandRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2016 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    A Hammond woman was shot to death in front of her home Sunday morning, according to the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Department. Authorities received a call reporting gunshots around 8:45 a.m. The caller who reported the shots told police a lifeless body was lying in front of the home next door.

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  20. South Louisiana kindergarten teacher pens book for kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2016 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    She's probably the pretty teacher little boys always have crushes on. Heidi Easley has written a children's book "The Day My Class Broke All The Rules," and if children in her Maurepas Kindergarten class think they resemble some of the characters, they'd be right! Rather it is an amalgam of many children.

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