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  • Five men arrested in Tangipahoa Parish drug raid

    August 22, 2017 2:06 PM

    INDEPENDENCE - Multiple law enforcement agencies joined forces to conduct a raid on a Tangipahoa Parish home last week. Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards says the following five men were arrested in connection to the drug suppression operation. Allen Cook, 49, of Hammond Shelby Snow, 24, of... more »
  • Massive, unfinished local mansion finally sells

    August 15, 2017 5:45 PM

    HAMMOND – A 24,000-square-foot mansion isn't what you'd expect to find along a rural road between Ponchatoula and Hammond, but it's exactly what you'll see along Happywoods Road in Tangipahoa Parish. And, it's where you'll soon find a church retreat, according to the local newspaper. The mansion has... more »
  • SLU announces raises for employees

    August 11, 2017 1:47 PM

    HAMMOND – Southeastern announced merit raises for its faculty and staff for the first time in nearly seven years Friday. SLU President John Crain said some $3 million in the university’s current budget will be allocated to raises. The raises apply to full-time faculty and staff employed as of... more »
  • 24-year-old passenger dead after vehicle crashes into bulldozer; driver arrested

    July 27, 2017 6:32 PM

    HAMMOND – A crash left a 24-year-old man dead in Hammond after the vehicle he was a passenger of crashed into a bulldozer on Thursday afternoon. The crash claimed the life of 24-year-old Tyler Wayne Tullos. According to Louisiana State Police, the crash occurred around... more »
  • Police: Man arrested after fatal shooting at Father's Day celebration in Slidell

    June 19, 2017 1:58 PM

    SLIDELL - Police say a man was arrested after a dispute between family and friends at a Father's Day celebration turned deadly Sunday night. According to the Slidell Police Department, several residents reported gunfire in the 1300 block of Sunset Drive around 8:45 p.m. Sunday. Police say the... more »
  • TPSO seeking suspect in deadly hit-and-run crash

    June 19, 2017 1:27 PM

    NATALBANY - The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office is seeking a person responsible for a hit and run that left one person dead and sent a second to the hospital Sunday night. According to the sheriff's office, the crash occurred around 10 p.m. to the KOA Campground on W. Club... more »
  • Masked men rob gas station in Hammond

    June 8, 2017 12:28 PM

    HAMMOND – The Hammond Police Department is searching for two men who allegedly committed an armed robbery at a gas station located at 1200 South Morrison Boulevard. According to police, two black men entered the Circle K store with hand guns and demanded money. The men then left of... more »
  • Hammond teen killed in single vehicle crash on LA 1054

    May 11, 2017 4:04 PM

    TANGIPAHOA PARISH –Police say a Hammond teenager was killed in a single vehicle crash on LA 1054 Thursday morning. According to Louisiana State Police, the crash happened shortly after 7 a.m. on LA 1054 just south of LA 16. Police say Nathan Daniel Arnold, 18, was driving a pickup... more »
  • $10 million bequest to bolster Southeastern's scholarships

    April 12, 2017 7:53 AM

    HAMMOND - Officials at Southeastern Louisiana University say it's the largest single donation in the Hammond-based institution's 92-year history: a $10 million bequest from a 1953 graduate. Southeastern says in a Tuesday news release that Seth Ryan was a 1953 business graduate who died last month. He left a significant... more »
  • Baton Rouge woman arrested on bank fraud charges

    March 31, 2017 3:10 PM

    HAMMOND – Tangipahoa Parish investigators say a Baton Rouge woman faces bank fraud charges after she was arrested Friday. On Sept. 2, investigators learned that a citizen’s routing and account number was compromised and used to make utility payments in the Baton Rouge area without their consent. During... more »
  • Police: woman reported bogus robbery in February

    March 28, 2017 10:16 AM

    BATON ROUGE – Police say a woman was arrested for making a false police report after finding out she lied about being robbed by four women in February. Ebony Shanetel Hammond, 24, was charged with one felony count of false swearing for purpose of violating public health or safety.... more »
  • Grandmother beaten with hammer

    March 16, 2017 12:28 PM

    HAMMOND – Hammond Police say one man was arrested after he hit his mother with a hammer earlier this week. The incident happened around 8:30 a.m. Tuesday in the 800 block of East Merry Avenue. Officers spoke to the victim’s grandson who said his grandmother was struck by a... more »
  • Hammond murder believed to be in retaliation for 2016 shooting

    March 8, 2017 12:16 PM

    HAMMOND – The Hammond Police Department is investigating a murder that occurred at the intersection of East David Drive and Martin Luther King Boulevard. Police responded to a shots fired call around 1 a.m. Tuesday. Upon arrival, officers found 27-year-old Demarkius Jackson inside a vehicle suffering from multiple gunshot... more »
  • Man with outstanding warrants arrested after Hammond standoff

    February 23, 2017 10:36 AM

    HAMMOND – Deputies in Tangipahoa Parish say a man wanted for several outstanding warrants was apprehended Tuesday. The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office said it received a tip Tuesday morning with the whereabouts of 25-year-old Dayjordan Spears. Moments later, investigators learned that Spears had barricaded himself in a home on... more »
  • Audit: More than $77,000 missing from Hammond landfill

    February 21, 2017 7:55 AM

    HAMMOND - A state financial report says more than $77,000 is missing from a public landfill in Tangipahoa Parish, and auditors suspect a former manager of taking the money. An audit by the Louisiana Legislative Auditor's Office says about $49,000 in dumping fee collections are missing from the Tangipahoa Parish... more »
  • Five arrested for drugs, money laundering operation at Hammond Hotel

    January 24, 2017 11:42 AM

    HAMMOND - The Tangipahoa Sheriff's Office and the Hammond Police Department arrested five individuals after finding drugs and counterfeit currency in a Hammond hotel room. Police conducted a search warrant of room 205 at the Budget Inn Wednesay Jan. 18 after an on-going investigation revealed criminal activity was taking... more »
  • Drug dealer resists arrest, tells passenger to destroy evidence

    January 18, 2017 1:43 PM

    HAMMOND - Two men were arrested during a traffic stop after Deputies say they found a bag of illegal drugs in their car. According to the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office, a deputy stopped Michael Nelson Jr., 28, of Tickfaw, at the intersection of Wardline Road and Crapanzano Road Saturday... more »
  • Police release scary images of hotel holdup; victims tied up, robbed

    January 10, 2017 1:30 PM

    HAMMOND - Two victims were robbed at gunpoint and left tied up in their hotel room at the La Quinta Inn & Suites at 42126 Veterans Avenue Monday morning. Three suspects entered the room and held the victims at gunpoint before binding their wrists with zipties and covering their... more »
  • Police: Fatal New Year's Day crash leaves one dead in Hammond

    January 1, 2017 12:20 PM

    HAMMOND - A two vehicle wrong direction crash on Interstate 55 claimed the life of a 23-year-old early New Year's day. According to State Police, around 5:00 a.m. January 1, Troopers responded to the two vehicle crash on Interstate 55 north of Wardline Rd. in Hammond. The crash claimed... more »
  • Half a million dollars in cocaine found in Hammond traffic stop

    December 28, 2016 5:15 PM

    HAMMOND – State Police say a traffic stop on I-12 near Hammond led troopers to find nearly a half a million dollars worth of cocaine Wednesday morning. According to Louisiana State Police, the traffic stop happened around 7 a.m. on I-12 east near I-55 in Hammond. Troopers stopped a... more »
  • Man turns himself in following fatal domestic violence shooting

    December 5, 2016 1:14 PM

    HAMMOND – One man that was involved in a domestic violence shooting that left one person dead has turned himself in to the Hammond Police Department. Police were looking for 25-year-old Martin Haynes on Monday. He was wanted for second degree murder and obstruction of justice. The police department... more »
  • Five arrested in murder of man found in Hammond's Villa West

    November 28, 2016 5:20 PM

    HAMMOND – The Hammond Police Department has arrested five people in the murder of a 25-year-old man found shot in the street on Friday. The five people arrested are 18-year-old Jordan Cyprian, 18-year-old Eric Newman, 19-year-old Sabrina Kemp, 18-year-old Jamonte Felder and a juvenile. Cyprian, Newman and the juvenile have... more »
  • Police investigate Friday murder in Hammond's Villa West

    November 25, 2016 3:07 PM

    HAMMMOND - A man was found shot, lying in the street of a usually quiet neighborhood Friday morning. Police said Stephen Vance, 25, was located on Rue Cannes in the Villa West neighborhood. He died at the hospital. Investigators did not have much information about the case as... more »
  • Two wanted for stealing tips from Hammond seafood restaurant

    October 26, 2016 12:06 PM

    HAMMOND – Police need the public’s help to identify two suspects wanted for stealing tips from a seafood restaurant in Hammond. Surveillance video captured the two men stealing tips off a table at Don’s Seafood Restaurant on South Morrison Blvd on Oct. 17. Anyone with information is asked... more »
  • Ponchatoula man turns himself in after allegedly killing ex-wife

    October 26, 2016 11:58 AM

    HAMMOND – A Ponchatoula man has been charged with second-degree murder after deputies say he shot his ex-wife in the head outside her Hammond home earlier this week. The shooting happened around 8:44 a.m. Tuesday on Artie Road in Hammond. Sheriff Daniel Edwards said residents reported hearing gunshots, seeing... more »
  • Man wanted for killing ex-wife, leaving her in front yard

    October 24, 2016 11:20 AM

    HAMMOND – The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office is looking for a man suspected of killing his ex-wife and leaving her in her front yard. On Sunday around 8:44 a.m. an emergency call was received in reference to gunshots heard on Artie Road in Hammond. The caller stated that they... more »
  • Southeastern Louisiana beats Houston Baptist 37-3

    October 22, 2016 8:48 PM

    HAMMOND - D'Shaie Landor was 16 of 30 for 229 yards and two touchdowns to help Southeastern Louisiana beat Houston Baptist 37-3 on Saturday night. Rasheed Harrell scored on a 51-yard run on the Lions' opening drive. Houston Baptist closed it to 7-3 on Alec Chadwick's 43-yard field goal and... more »
  • Hammond police searching for 71-year-old man with dementia

    September 26, 2016 4:56 PM

    HAMMOND – The Hammond Police Department continues to search for a 71-year-old man with dementia who has been missing for a week. On Sunday, the police department spent five hours working with four volunteer canine crews from the Louisiana Search and Rescue team to locate Edward Carr. Carr... more »
  • Troopers investigate second fatal pedestrian crash this week

    August 25, 2016 12:24 PM

    HAMMOND - State Police say a pedestrian was killed on US 190 in Hammond just after midnight on Thursday. State Police identified the victim as 23-year-old April Lashawn Washington, of Hammond, on Friday. State Police say a pickup truck was traveling westbound on US 190 with the pedestrian... more »
  • Woman dies after struck by car on US 51

    August 4, 2016 2:09 PM

    HAMMOND – A woman walking along US 51 in Hammond died after she was struck by a car early Thursday morning. Around 4:30 a.m. Louisiana State Troopers responded to the crash and learned that 45-year-old Karen Rae Phillips was walking within the northbound lane of US 51. As Phillips... more »
  • Police investigate knife attack in Hammond Walmart parking lot

    August 3, 2016 3:15 PM

    HAMMOND - Police in Hammond are investigating an apparent attack that happened in the parking lot of a Walmart on West Thomas Street on Tuesday night. At around 11 p.m., a woman was getting into her car to leave the store when she was approached by a man who... more »
  • Arrest made in hit-and-run that killed Hammond skateboarder

    July 22, 2016 11:06 AM

    HAMMOND - Police have made an arrest in a Hammond hit-and-run wreck that left a skateboarder dead. Louisiana State Police tell media outlets 37-year-old Vincent Young was arrested Wednesday on charges of felony hit-and-run driving, driving on a suspended license and driving without a license plate. Police say that on... more »
  • Hammond PD looks to ID persons of interest in double murder

    July 14, 2016 2:09 PM

    HAMMOND - Police are looking to identify a pair of subjects in connection with the double murder of an aunt and nephew in Hammond earlier this week. The bodies of 65-year-old Beverly Thompson and 39-year-old Toreo Thompson were found on Monday morning inside and outside of a residence in... more »
  • Hammond Police investigate double murder of aunt, nephew

    July 11, 2016 10:40 AM

    HAMMOND - Police are investigating a double murder that happened early Sunday morning in Hammond. Hammond Police responded to the scene in the 1400 block of Hoover Street at 1:00 a.m. to find two people had been killed at the residence. Officers said they found 65-year-old Beverly Thompson outside... more »
  • Missing toddler, grandfather reunited with family in Livingston Parish

    July 4, 2016 7:18 AM

    LIVINGSTON PARISH - A teary reunion took place on the Fourth of July as a grandfather and toddler who were reported missing were reunited with their family. The New Orleans Police Department contacted Louisiana State Police at about 3 a.m. to report a missing child from the New Orleans... more »
  • Deputies have yet to solve mystery of abandoned cattle trailer

    June 20, 2016 5:02 PM

    HAMMOND - Sheriff's deputies in Tangiaphoa Parish released images of a cattle trailer that was found abandoned with 18 head of cattle inside along I-12 as their investigation continues. On Monday, the Department of Agriculture and Forestry reported the "gooseneck" trailer was located along I-12 heading east near Hammond... more »
  • Third suspect still at large in Hammond murder, carjacking

    June 15, 2016 3:18 PM

    HAMMOND - Police say two men have been arrested in New Orleans and a third suspect remains at large in connection with a murder and carjacking that happened in Hammond on Monday night. 34-year-old William Davis was shot during an alleged drug deal in the 200 block of South... more »
  • Man accused of 1st murder in Hammond city limits in 2+ years arrested

    June 14, 2016 10:48 AM

    HAMMOND - Police say a man wanted in connection with the first murder within the city limits of Hammond in over two years has been arrested. 24-year-old Tremayne Sandifer, of Hammond, was arrested in New Orleans late Tuesday morning. He’ll be booked on charges of first degree murder, carjacking... more »
  • Valedictorian barred from graduation to get own ceremony Play Video

    June 9, 2016 2:28 PM

    AMITE - After Amite High School’s valedictorian was denied the right to walk across the stage because of his facial hair, some state leaders have come together to give the young man a graduation of his own. Andrew Jones had a 4.0 GPA and was top of his class... more »
  • Special Olympics training is a community effort Play Video

    May 22, 2016 10:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE - All over the Capitol City area, a special group of athletes prepare to compete in the Special Olympics. As individuals, they all represent stories of courage and perseverance to continue in their quest for gold. Take, for example, Darryl Robinson, who will compete in the... more »
  • WATCH: End of school year mayhem overshadows Hammond High's graduation Play Video

    May 19, 2016 7:31 PM

    HAMMOND - Videos surfaced on twitter Thursday afternoon showing several female students fighting in the hallways of Hammond High Magnet School. School Board President Brett Duncan told News 2 he had seen the videos and was frustrated it would take away from the accomplishments of students graduation Thursday night. ... more »
  • Troopers ID suspect in fatal Hammond hit and run Play Video

    May 18, 2016 5:17 PM

    HAMMOND - State Police have identified a person of interest in the fatal hit and run crash that took the life of a skateboarder in Hammond earlier this month. The suspect is described as a black male driving a dark-colored four-door sedan, possibly a Pontiac Grand Prix, according to Troopers.... more »
  • Troopers look for leads in Hammond hit and run that killed skateboarder

    May 12, 2016 9:46 AM

    HAMMOND - Troopers have asked for the public’s help in investigating a fatal hit and run crash that happened Wednesday night in Hammond. State Police said the crash happened shortly after 10 p.m. on LA 3234 (University Avenue) west of US 51. The crash claimed the life of 26-year-old... more »
  • St. Helena detectives arrest two men behind Hammond burglaries

    May 6, 2016 5:18 PM

    HAMMOND - Sheriff’s deputies reported the arrest of two men believed to be behind burglaries at several homes in the Hammond area. Daekwon Bokeem and Kareem McDonald, both of Hammond, were taken into custody without incident by detectives with the St. Helena Parish Sheriff’s Office. Detectives say other... more »
  • Man accused of stealing boat from firefighters

    April 27, 2016 5:40 PM

    MANCHAC - The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office arrested a man they say stole a boat belonging to the Manchac Fire Department. 58-year-old Douglas "Chip" Davis of Hammond is charged with felony theft, since the estimated value of the boat was more than $18,000, our news partner Action News 17... more »
  • LSU softball heads to Southeastern Wednesday

    April 13, 2016 4:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The LSU softball team will head to Southeastern Wednesday to begin a four-game stretch on the road. The Lady Tigers will take on the Southeastern Lady Lions at 6 p.m. at North Oak Park in Hammond. The Tigers go into the game from looking to come back from... more »
  • Deputies: Victims attacked, bit by home invader

    April 12, 2016 12:52 AM

    HAMMOND - The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office is looking for a home invasion suspect accused of hitting and biting the tenants of the home he entered. Gary Joseph Leblanc III, 24, is wanted on charges of home invasion, domestic abuse battery, simple battery and aggravated battery, our news partner... more »
  • Cause of fire that burned popular Hammond eatery still unclear

    April 10, 2016 4:41 PM

    HAMMOND – Fire investigators were at the scene of two business fires Monday, still sifting through rubble to figure out what caused a massive blaze the day before. // Fire at Lee's Drive-In in downtown Hammond. Call went out at approximately 2... more »
  • Crawfish boil in Hammond benefits Red Cross

    April 7, 2016 11:13 PM

    HAMMOND - Fidelity Bank of Louisiana is thanked first responders with a crawfish boil Thursday evening. These men and women helped thousands in historic flood events across the state, including in Tangipahoa, Livingston, and Ascension parishes. Residents from across the area came to Fidelity Bank's Hammond location, for boiled crawfish... more »
  • Engineers to talk about U.S. 51 construction plans Tuesday

    April 4, 2016 3:42 PM

    PONCHATOULA - Traffic engineers will discuss a widening project for a busy thoroughfare that connects Ponchatoula and Hammond in southern Tangipahoa Parish Tuesday. Plans are already part of an environmental assessment. An environmental assessment is the first major step toward a construction project. The state hopes to widen... more »
  • Southeastern baseball runs win streak to 13, tops Southern 18-2

    March 30, 2016 12:20 AM

    HAMMOND - Southeastern Louisiana extended its school-record winning streak to 13 games Tuesday, defeating Southern 18-2 in seven innings at Pat Kenelly Diamond at Alumni Field. The patient Lions (19-6) worked back from an early deficit, scoring a season high in runs. Southern (8-14)... more »
  • Police: Suspect stole hundreds of dollars worth of tools

    March 21, 2016 11:59 PM

    HAMMOND - The Hammond Police Department is asking for help identifying a thief caught on camera stealing several hundred dollars worth of tools from a truck parked at a business. This happened at Honey Do Services on South Morrison Boulevard. The suspect is identified as a white male driving a... more »
  • Southeastern basketball arena, court flooded

    March 11, 2016 12:51 PM

    HAMMOND - Water filled the floor of the Southeastern Louisiana University Center Friday. A picture circulating on social media was confirmed to be accurate by a WBRZ producer. The picture showed water surrounding the wooden basketball court of the iconic indoor athletic arena north of downtown Hammond on the... more »
  • Nearly 500 rescued from high water in Hammond Play Video

    March 11, 2016 8:44 AM

    HAMMOND- Emergency crews across Tangipahoa Parish have their hands full with widespread flooding and heavy rainfall. Authorities spent early Friday morning responding to calls about people trapped by the high flood waters. According to WWL-TV, nearly 200 stranded people had to be rescued throughout the Hammond area Friday morning. However... more »
  • 1 dead, 2 injured following head-on crash on I-55 near Hammond

    March 10, 2016 11:30 AM

    HAMMOND - State Police say a man was killed and two were injured in a head-on crash on I-55 south of I-12 near Hammond Wednesday night. The crash happened around 6:30 p.m. 24-year-old Eduardo Munoz-lachino, of Tickfaw, was pronounced dead at the scene by the Tangipahoa Parish Coroner. Munoz-lachino... more »
  • Two men arrested after shooting at each other during argument

    March 1, 2016 10:24 PM

    HAMMOND - Two men were arrested after exchanging gunfire during an argument Monday afternoon in Hammond. This story was first reported by our news partner Action News 17 . Officers with the Hammond Police Department were nearby and heard the shots. They responded to the scene in Hayden... more »
  • Hammond woman arrested after wild multi-parish pursuit

    February 29, 2016 5:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A Hammond woman who told officers she had "smoked a tiny bump of meth" Sunday evening was arrested after leading troopers on a wild two-parish pursuit, arrest records show. The chase began when troopers spotted a damaged Jeep that matched the description of one used in... more »
  • 3 teenagers arrested in murder case

    February 15, 2016 11:10 AM

    HAMMMOND - Sheriff's deputies released limited information about the arrest of three teenagers Monday who are charged with murder. Two 15-year-olds and a 16-year-old are charged with the shooting death of Gerrell Lee , Jr., 19. Lee was shot while riding in a car near the intersection of Rufus... more »
  • Hammond man killed in motorcycle crash

    February 13, 2016 9:18 PM

    HAMMOND – Police say a Hammond man was killed Saturday morning when his motorcycle drifted off a road and struck a guardrail on I-55. According to Louisiana State Police, 24-year-old Charlie Garner died when his motorcycle drifted off the road on the I-55 service road near mile marker 28.4.... more »
  • Dice game argument ends in shooting of 18-year-old in Hammond

    February 12, 2016 2:28 PM

    HAMMOND - Sheriff’s deputies in Tangipahoa Parish say they arrested a man wanted in connection with shooting that happened in the early morning hours of Mardi Gras day after an argument broke out during a dice game in Hammond. 18-year-old Jervarion Smith, of Hammond, was charged with aggravated second... more »
  • Today: Duplantier murder suspects set for grand jury hearing

    February 4, 2016 8:53 AM

    BATON ROUGE- A grand jury is expected to meet today to determine the official indictments against the two men accused of killing an elderly couple in Baton Rouge. Ernesto Alonso, 42, and Frank Garcia, 48, were arrested in connection to the kidnapping and murders of Denis and Suzanne Duplantier. The... more »
  • 1 dead, 1 in critical condition after I-55 crash

    January 16, 2016 12:45 PM

    HAMMOND - State Police say an Arkansas resident was killed and a man is in critical condition after a wreck involving three vehicles on Interstate 55 in Hammond Friday night. Troopers say the crash claimed the life of 60-year-old Mariam Williams, of Sherwood, Arkansas. Investigators say the crash... more »
  • Political watchdog C.B. Forgotston has died

    January 3, 2016 9:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A well known Louisiana political watchdog died Sunday. According to a report by The Advocate , Charlton Bath Forgotston Jr. died from a self inflicted gunshot wound at his home in Hammond, La. Forgotston, called the "King of Subversive Bloggers," is remembered as a well... more »
  • Hammond man killed in single vehicle crash in Tangipahoa

    December 13, 2015 3:45 PM

    HAMMOND – A Hammond man was killed after his truck overturned and crashed into a tree in Tangipahoa Parish Saturday, according to State Police. Louisiana State Police said 34-year-old David Neal Giacone was traveling southbound on LA 1065 when his pickup truck drove off the right side of the... more »
  • Burning cars draw Hammond Police to Sunday narcotics bust

    December 8, 2015 1:30 PM

    HAMMOND - Police in Hammond say they made three arrests and seized three pounds of high-grade pot along with ecstasy and hallucinogenic mushrooms after firefighters responded to a residence where a pair of vehicles were on fire. The Hammond Fire Department and Hammond Police responded to the scene on... more »
  • Gunman used gun with laser in robbery, shooting

    November 30, 2015 3:14 PM

    HAMMOND - A man using a gun with a red laser shot two people in a robbery on Thanksgiving, police just said. Both victims were shot in the leg but one of them was hit twice, also in the shoulder. The department released details of the violent attack Monday.... more »
  • Robber threatens to kill worker, handcuffs woman in heist

    November 25, 2015 12:22 AM

    HAMMOND - Police are searching for men who may be connected to two business robberies. At one, an unidentified man threatened to kill an employee. The department shared surveillance video of the most violent altercation on its Facebook Tuesday. The robberies happened in October. "Do you want to... more »
  • Hammond man wanted in connection with August rape

    November 20, 2015 12:12 PM

    HAMMOND - Sheriff’s deputies in Tangipahoa Parish asked for the public’s help Friday in locating a man wanted in connection with a rape back in August. TPSO Sheriff Daniel Edwards said 34-year-old Marcus Henderson, of Hammond, is wanted on an aggravated rape charge in connection with the incident that... more »
  • Preliminary report blames engine trouble for deadly plane crash

    October 30, 2015 12:04 AM

    HAMMOND - A preliminary investigation blames a loss of engine power during takeoff for a deadly crash at the airport in Tangipahoa Parish recently. John Harris, of Denham Springs, was a passenger on the plane and died. The pilot of the Cessna 421B was from Lafayette. A more... more »
  • 14-year-old to face terrorizing charges for Hammond school threat Play Video

    October 27, 2015 9:49 AM

    HAMMOND - Authorities said Tuesday that a 14-year-old in Hammond will face terrorizing charges for a threatening social media post. Hammond Police Chief Roddy Devall and Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards said they believe the boy made the post as a prank, but will have to face the consequences... more »

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