Tuesday Apr 15
WAFB-TV Baton Rouge
Hooper Road widening raises concerns for business owners
The widening of Hooper Road, in the City of Central, has been planned for several years.
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Tuesday Apr 15
Louisiana torm reform bill voted down by the state House
State Rep. Ray Garofalo, R-Chalmette , discusses his bill to zero out Louisiana's jury trial threshold earlier this month.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
WWL-TV New Orleans
Inmate who escaped now facing another serious charge
A St. Tammany work release inmate that was on the run in Tangipahoa Parish for two days in March will face a charge of simple rape in addition to other charges he was facing.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Lawmakers seek to remove age limit
Advocate Photo by MARK BALLARD -- Ronald McDonald said he is perfectly capable at age 78 of serving as justice of peace.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Strong thunderstorms affecting Baton Rouge region Friday morning
A line of strong thunderstorms moving east is affecting West and East Baton Rouge , Ascension, St. Helena, East Feliciana, Livingston, iberville, Tangipahoa and Washington parishes in Louisiana and Amite, Walthall and Pike counties in Mississippi, according to a special weather statement issued by the Slidell office of the National Weather Service ... (more)
Thu Apr 03, 2014
The Town Talk
Louisiana House committee refuses to scrap Common Core
Here's how Louisiana House Education Committee members voted on H.B. 381 to write new standards and H.B. 558 to use an assessment tool other than PARCC.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Bill to restrict mesothelioma, latent disease cases approved in committee: Snapshot
Workers for the EE&G company seal bags containing asbestos taken out of a flooded apartment building.
Tue Mar 25, 2014
Photo provided by Amite Police Chief Jerry Trabona -- Authorities...
Officers found about $231,000 in counterfeit cash on the same day Alfred Hill, 62 was shot and killed while he stood outside his home at 118 S. Second St., Trabona said.
Mon Mar 24, 2014
Amite Police find $230,000 in counterfeit cash
A Tangipahoa Parish man is the target of a Secret Service investigation into counterfeit cash after Amite City Police found nearly a quarter of a million dollars.
Fri Mar 21, 2014
Amite woman, 63, remains in jail in shooting death of brother
Authorities are still investigating a woman's motive in the shooting death of her brother Tuesday outside a home on South Second Street in Amite, Police Chief Jerry Trabona said Friday.
Police: Bag with cell phones, drugs, tobacco found near jail fence in Amite
Police are investigating the discovery of a bag full of cellphones and drugs found behind one of the Tangipahoa Parish Jail's fences Tuesday, Amite Police Chief Jerry Trabona said Friday.
Overheard in the Legislature: Best Quotes from the Week of March 17
"Overheard in the Legislature" will showcase some of the wackiest, weirdest and most discussed quotes from lawmakers, lobbyists and staff during the 2014 session.
Thu Mar 20, 2014
Legislation lets Louisiana coroners donate bodies of paupers to science
East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner William "Beau" Clark said his office arranges the burial of 75-80 paupers a year.
Amite woman accused of killing brother, surrenders after standoff, Fox 8 reports
WVUE Fox 8 is reporting that a 63-year-old Amite woman shot and killed her brother, then barricaded herself in her home for an hour Wednesday, surrendering only after police used tear gas to flush her out.