Tuesday Apr 22
Witnesses, police describe morning of mayhem at hands of 7th Ward shooter
Police said Blake Authement, a 19-year-old unemployed man from Tickfaw, La., pointed a gun at three different NOPD officers and took five shots at an occupied truck during Monday's shooting binge in the 7th Ward.
Talks could lead to expansion of Tangipahoa mosquito abatement program
Discussions need to take place that could expand the Tangipahoa Mosquito Abatement District to include areas outside Tickfaw, Independence and some rural areas of the parish, the parish council decided Monday.
KPLC-TV Lake Charles
Three Louisiana men facing online child exploitation charges
Three Tangipahoa Parish men were arrested Tuesday in separate incidents for exploiting children online, announced Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell's Cyber Crime Unit .
WAFB-TV Baton Rouge
Sheriff: 19-year-old poses as police officer doing a narcotics investigation
A 19-year-old Albany, LA man was arrested on April 1, 2014 for allegedly posing as an undercover Madisonville Police Officer.
Tangipahoa Parish government gets serious about litter
The Tangipahoa Parish Council and Parish President Gordon Burgess signaled Tuesday that a dedicated effort to end littering in the parish is now underway.