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  • Motorcyclist dies in crash on rural highway

    August 6, 2016 11:26 AM

    KENTWOOD - A 42-year-old motorcyclist died in a crash on a rural stretch of highway. State Police said Robert Dykes of Franklinton died when the motorcycle he was riding collided with a pickup around 6:30 p.m. Friday on Highway 1055. Dykes died at the hospital a few hours later,... more »
  • State police: Woman shot by city police officer in Kentwood

    July 20, 2016 11:42 AM

    KENTWOOD - Louisiana State Police are investigating a shooting involving a Kentwood Police Department officer. Trooper Dustin Dwight says the officer shot a woman during an incident Tuesday night on Louisiana Highway 38. Dwight says the woman suffered non-life threating injuries. He says circumstances leading to the... more »
  • 3 Kentwood men killed in US 51 crash

    July 12, 2016 2:33 PM

    FLUKER - Troopers say three people were killed in a crash on US 51 near Fluker at around 5:30 Monday night. 28-year-old Kaleb Collette, of Kentwood, was driving a pickup truck southbound on US 51 when he failed to stop his vehicle and crashed into the rear of a... more »
  • 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 »

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