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Stories with place: Hammond
  • Body recovered from Mississippi River identified 
    Updated: Aug-03-15 8:28 am

    NEW ORLEANS - Authorities say a body found in the Mississippi River in Plaquemines Parish has been identified as 24-year-old Jmarcus Raphael Watson, a deckhand who was last seen on board a towboat docked on the West Bank of New Orleans.

  • Number of reported crimes in Hammond drops 
    Updated: Jul-29-15 7:16 am

    HAMMOND, Louisiana - The number of reported crimes in Hammond has significantly declined during the first half of this year. That's according to the Hammond Police Department's midyear Uniform Crime Report.