Tangipahoa Parish

Jim Hanzo
November 13, 2019 - 6:00 am
Entergy announcing thousand of people are without power in Orleans and Tangipahoa parishes. Entergy reports about 25 hundred without power in Orleans, with Algiers seeing most of those outages. Tangipahoa has about 5 thousand with no power. Entergy is working to have power restored in those areas...
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Associated Press
November 04, 2019 - 7:19 am
(AP) — Two parishes in southeast Louisiana are launching a joint promotion to draw tourists from each other. Tangipahoa Parish is north-northeast of New Orleans, stretching from the north shore of Lake Pontchartrain north, toward Mississippi. Lafourche Parish is southwest of New Orleans, split by a...
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WWL Newsroom
November 02, 2019 - 12:38 pm
Two parishes in southeast Louisiana are launching a joint promotion to draw tourists from each other. Tangipahoa Parish is north-northeast of New Orleans, stretching from the north shore of Lake Pontchartrain north, toward Mississippi. Lafourche Parish is southwest of New Orleans, split by a long...
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Don Ames
October 31, 2019 - 8:28 pm
A Louisiana couple has been sentenced to 28 years in federal prison for horrific abuses of a young autistic woman who at times was forced to live in an outdoor cage. The sentences for 46-year-old Terry Knope II and 43-year-old Raylaine Knope had been expected since their guilty pleas to federal...
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Thomas Perumean
October 28, 2019 - 7:53 am
Residents living in the Tangipahoa Water District and Eden Isles Oak Harbor area of Slidell are advised to boil water this morning The area effected in the Tangipahoa Water District are bordered by Hwy 51 between Gregoire Road and Highway 22. Areas include the following roads: Boudreaux Lane,...
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Don Ames
September 21, 2019 - 12:05 pm
A Kentwood woman running for Louisiana House District 72 has been arrested in Tangipahoa Parish. Independent candidate, 26-year-old Marylee Bellau, is facing drug-related and child endangerment counts. Hammond Daily Star Reporter Jesse Brooks says Bellau was a surprise, last-minute entrant into the...
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May 26, 2019 - 5:05 pm
HAMMOND, La. (AP) — Louisiana State Police say a man is dead after his car struck a horse on a state highway. News outlets report 21-year-old Javonte Lamone Johnson was killed early Sunday. Police said in a news release he was ejected from his car when it overturned after hitting a horse in an...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
April 30, 2019 - 9:37 am
Cops are asking for help finding whoever hauled off a lot of pipe in a theft. "The pipe is said to be an odd size, 2.5 inch outside diameter, 20 feet in length and was bundled in several large bundles that equal approximately 15, 000 pounds," Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office Public Information...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
April 19, 2019 - 6:36 am
Cops say gunfire left a child dead Thursday night. "The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office is currently investigating the shooting death of 13 year -old Robert Stevenson of Natalbany, LA," Spokeswoman Dawn Penepinto said in a news release. It happened around 9:40pm. "The sheriff's office was...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
March 25, 2019 - 8:31 pm
Cops say they are not looking for a killer despite finding two people shot dead in a Tangipahoa Parish home. "Sheriff Daniel Edwards releases names of deceased male and female located inside a Ponchatoula residence early this morning," Spokeswoman Dawn Panepinto said in a news release. She says the...
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