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16-year-old arrested for making social media threats against Hammond High
HAMMOND, La. (LOCAL 33) (FOX 44) - UPDATE: (11/13/18) According to Tangipahoa Parish authorities, a 16-year-old Hispanic male was arrested for making social media threats of violence toward Hammond High Magnet School over the past two days. The 16-year-old was a student at the school and will be ch
Arrest made in Hammond High threats, school reopens
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -Hammond High Magnet School will reopen Wednesday after two days of online bomb threats.According to the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office, a 16-year-old has been booked with communicating false information of a planned bombing on school property.Deputies said the teen posted the
Suspects sought in armed robbery in Hammond Sunday
November 15, 2018, City of Hammond, LA – On November 11, 2018, at approximately 6:00 am, the Hammond Police Department responded to McDonald’s on the corner of University Avenue and North Morrison Boulevard in reference to an Armed Robbery.
Hammond woman wanted for alleged robbery at business
HAMMOND, LA - November 14, 2018 - On November 07, 2018, The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriffs Office Uniformed Patrol Division responded to a business on University Avenue in regards to the report of a robbery.
Man wanted for trying to set mother's mobile home on fire after she tried to kick him out
AMITE, LA (WAFB) - The Louisiana Office of State Fire Marshal (LAOSFM) is seeking the public's help finding a man accused of trying to burn his mother's mobile home down after she tried to kick him out. Officials say Dwayne Vining, 43, is wanted for the fire, which happened in July on West Pine Stre
Woman allegedly robbed nail salon after demanding refund
HAMMOND - A woman who was apparently dissatisfied with her service at a nail salon is wanted by deputies after she allegedly attacked and robbed the business owner. According to the Daily Star, the encounter happened Nov. 7 at Top Nails in Hammond. The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office said the sus
Teen accused of making threats against Hammond school
The boy, who was a student at the school, was charged by the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office around 5 p.m. with communicating false information of a planned bombing on a school property. He and transported to a juvenile facility.
A selfie saved him from a crime he didn't commit; Freeze warning for several parishes
The morning of September 22, 2017, Cristopher Precopia went to work at a lumber yard in Georgetown. By the end of the day, he was in jail facing 99 years in prison. But he didn't know why.(Read more)
Trabona: 4 fast food employees arrested for felony theft
Trabona said the store owners asked APD to investigate after they noticed discrepancies in their receipts. Amite Police determined that the store manager, Tonya Turner, 43, of McComb, and three of her employees were involved in the scheme.
Hammond High School closed for second day
Hammond High School was abruptly closed again Tuesday, one day after classes were canceled due to a threat made on social media. The Tangipahoa Parish School System posted an image on its Facebook Page around 7:30 a.m. saying classes were canceled Tuesday. The post added that all other schools are s
19-year-old Bogalusa woman killed in crash on LA 10
Bogalusa–At approximately 10:50 PM on Tuesday, November 13, 2018, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop L responded to a single vehicle fatal crash on LA 10 approximately six miles east of LA 62 in Washington Parish.
PREPARE FOR A FREEZE | National Weather Service (New Orleans) issues freeze warning for southeast Louisiana Wednesday night
The National Weather Service out of New Orleans has issued a freeze warning for southeastern Louisiana, which includes Livingston Parish, starting around 7 p.m. Wednesday evening and running through early Thursday morning.
Hammond Square plans $15M improvements going into 2019
Grady Brame, executive vice-president for Stirling Properties (the company which owns the Hammond Square property), told the Hammond-Ponchatoula Sunrise Rotary on Tuesday that specific names and leasing announcements are forthcoming—and they could be public before the 2018 calendar year comes to a c
Hammond school to reopen Wednesday after 2 days of threat-related closures
A 16-year-old student was arrested Tuesday evening and charged in connection to the threats, which were made via social media, according to the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office.
Four teens arrested after allegedly making threats at schools
Four teens have been arrested and more are being investigated for making alleged threats against middle and high schools across Louisiana. In the last 24 hours, law enforcement responded to calls in Ascension, Tangipahoa, St. Tammany, and Grant parishes.
THE NEXT STEP | Town of Albany mayor, mayor-elect hold first in series of transitional meetings
ALBANY-- The current mayor and his forthcoming successor shifted gears Nov. 13.Gene Glasscock and mayor-elect Eileen Bates McCarroll met at town hall for a move from electoral opposition to a series of transition meetings in preparation for her to take office Jan. 10."We both have the same ideas of
Livingston Sheriff says he will 'go back to the drawing board' on school safety proposal
Last Tuesday, Livingston Parish voters rejected a perpetual, half-cent tax proposal that would have funded a law enforcement officer at each school in the parish.
Baton Rouge High teacher dies attempting to assist in crash on Mississippi roadway
JACKSON, LA (WAFB) - A beloved Baton Rouge High School teacher died Monday afternoon as she was attempting to assist other motorists involved in a crash on I-55 in Copiah County, Mississippi. A six-wheel truck overturned on the right southbound shoulder of the interstate around 2:15 p.m. Monday, ac
Ask The Advocate: St. George students; trees downed on Old Hammond
If St. George becomes a city and succeeds in creating a separate school district, will students whose parents are St. George residents be allowed to continue attending magnet schools in the East Baton Rouge Parish school district?
Report: Hammond High School closed second day in-a-row due to threat
"The principal tells me, airing on the side of safety, they decided to shut down the school. The Tangi Sheriff's Office is investigating & plans to track down & prosecute the perps," Randi Rousseau tweeted.