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  • Driver of 4-wheeler killed in hit-and-run accident

    August 4, 2014 12:27 PM

    KENTWOOD - State police say a 22-year-old Vacherie man who was thrown from a four-wheeler and lying on a highway was run over by a car and killed. Master Trooper Greg Marchand says authorities are looking for the driver of the car. Marchand says Matthew J. Mahler westbound in a... more »
  • 2 arrests made in Kentwood meth lab bust

    July 2, 2014 10:59 AM

    KENTWOOD - Deputies arrested two people on drug charges, placed their children in state custody and disassembled a methamphetamine lab after investigating a residence in Kentwood. Deputies arrested Sonya Boney, 27, and Adam Thibodeaux, 32, Monday on charges of possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of methamphetamine and operating a... more »
  • Infants injured during storm in Tangipahoa Parish

    June 24, 2014 5:00 PM

    KENTWOOD- Two infants were checked out for minor injuries caused by debris when a severe storm knocked a tree onto their home Tuesday afternoon. The National Weather Service reported trees had fallen on homes and power lines were down in northern Tangipahoa Parish. Kentwood is about 35 miles north... more »
  • Guns stolen from camps

    November 8, 2013 10:28 PM

    KENTWOOD- Hunting guns are among the items stolen from fishing and hunting camps in northern Tangipahoa Parish. The sheriff's office said Friday, several weekend retreats have been burglarized along Highway 51 near the Mississippi state line. Sometimes, the thieves have broken in with force. A spokesperson said pellet... more »
  • Victim robbed after car flashes headlights

    November 8, 2013 10:24 PM

    KENTWOOD- Deputies arrested a man for a heist where the victim was tricked into being held at gunpoint. Investigators said Eric Selders stole $80.00 from the person after the scheme. Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's deputies said the victim was driving on Highway 10 between Wilmer and Arcola when another vehicle's... more »
  • WATCH: these football players have no sportsmanship Play Video

    November 6, 2013 10:34 PM

    KENTWOOD- The Tangipahoa Parish School System said Wednesday, students involved in a fight at last Friday's Sumner vs. Loranger high school football game have been disciplined. A number of players fought immediately after the game ended while they were lined up to shake the hands of the other team.... more »
  • Area police chief indicted for stealing evidence

    September 6, 2013 4:43 PM

    KENTWOOD- The town's chief of police has been indicted in a case of missing evidence. Gregory Newton was indicted by a grand jury for malfeasance in office and unauthorized use of a movable. The indictment comes after a State Police investigation in December of 2012 when a person... more »
  • La. man faces charges after wreck kills Miss. man

    June 23, 2013 12:42 PM

    KENTWOOD, La. - A Mississippi man has died after a wreck, and authorities have arrested a Louisiana man. Louisiana State Troopers say 26-year-old Jeremy Owen of Meadville, Miss., was driving a 2006 Dodge Stratus southbound in the northbound lane of U.S. 51 early Sunday morning. Next to him was a... more »
  • Kentwood Police Chief arrested in missing evidence investigation

    January 16, 2013 2:42 PM

    Tangipahoa Parish- The Chief of Police in Kentwood is in trouble with the law himself. Chief Gregory Newton turned himself in to LSP Detectives, following an investigation into missing evidence. The investigation started in December when State Police received a citizen complaint saying $2000 had been misappropriated by... more »
  • Damage to Miss. dam leads to evacuations

    August 30, 2012 10:27 AM

    HAMMOND - Emergency managers in Tangipahoa Parish called for a mandatory evacuation of anyone living along the Tangipahoa River because of damage at a dam in Mississippi. Authorities also called for an evacuation of the town of Kentwood after a flyover of the area. Parish emergency officials said... more »
  • Manhunt for suspected rapist, kidnapper continues

    October 24, 2011 10:48 AM

    KENTWOOD - Law enforcement agents headed back out today to continue their search for a suspected kidnapper and rapist in Tangipahoa Parish. Kaunda Magee, 36, has been on the run for 12 days after leading deputies on a chase from Washington Parish into Tangipahoa. He has outstanding warrants for... more »
  • Man from Kentwood dies after motorcycle crash

    May 21, 2011 3:37 PM

    FOLSOM, La.- A man from Kentwood, La. died after after he was hit on his motorcycle, according to Louisiana State Police. The accident happened at the intersection of LA 40 and LA 1080 in St. Tammany Parish yesterday afternoon. State Police identified the victim as 25-year-old Jared Guthrie. ... more »
  • People in Kentwood rescued from homes in boats

    March 9, 2011 4:49 PM

    TANGIPAHOA PARISH- At least 35 families are cleaning up in Kentwood, LA after heavy rains forced creeks and rivers to overflow, swamping one subdivision. The flooding prompted an emergency rescue last night. According to parish leaders, air boats had to be used to get people from their mobile homes.... more »
  • Two arrested after meth lab found in Tangipahoa Parish

    January 4, 2011 12:01 PM

    KENTWOOD – Narcotics agents in Tangipahoa Parish have arrested two people after finding a meth lab at their residence. According to Sheriff Daniel Edwards, 30-year-old Rachel Minton and 28-year-old Randy Davidson were arrested Monday. Warrants had been issued for them almost a month earlier, after deputies searched their residence in... more »
  • Sex offender arrested after high speed chase

    December 14, 2010 10:34 AM

    KENTWOOD- A high speed chase between Kentwood Police, Tangipahoa Sheriff's Deputies, and a sex offender from Kentwood eventually ended in a convenient store parking lot. Shaff Labrient Carter, 32, saw blue lights in his rear view, and hit the gas pedal topping speeds of 110 MPH. Kentwood Police... more »
  • Southern Lab defeats Kentwood 20-6

    November 11, 2010 9:55 PM

    It was just one week ago when Southern Lab lost the District 6-1A title to Kentwood at Mumford Stadium. But thanks to an interesting playoff pairing, the two teams met again tonight. And tonight was a completely different story. Southern Lab jumped out to a 20-0 lead after one... more »
  • Police: Man used sick son for scam

    October 29, 2010 1:14 PM

    NATCHEZ, Miss. - Authorities have charged a man with scamming people in Mississippi and Louisiana by raising money for his cancer-stricken son and allegedly spending the cash on narcotics for himself. Michael W. Jones, a 42-year-old man from Liberty, Miss., was being held Friday on a $10,000 bond. ... more »
  • Arrest in Kentwood murder

    July 14, 2010 11:12 PM

    Kentwood police arrested a woman Tuesday in the weekend murder of a motel manager. Joyce Myers is charged with second-degree murder. Police say she lived at the Kentwood Plaza Inn where Eugene Dong Young Lee was stabbed to death Sunday. Lee's wife found him when she returned from... more »

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