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Man throws cast iron frying pan at mother's head after board game fight

WASHINGTON PARISH, La. – A family board game turned violent when a man hit his mother in the head with a frying pan.

According to the Washington Parish Sheriff’s Office, 38-year-old Kurtis Strong was playing a board game with his mother and his girlfriend, 38-year-old Venus Vanessa Camacho, on May 30, when the two women began to argue. 241 more words


Criminal prosecutor Jay Adair announces bid for judge

Career criminal prosecutor Jay Adair referenced his courtroom and public service experience in his candidacy announcement for the Division E Judgeship in Louisiana’s 22nd Judicial Circuit. 244 more words


Washington Parish Sheriff offers $2,500 for info on Mt. Hermon shooting spree

MT. HERMON, La – Washington Parish Sheriff Randy Seal is offering a $2,500 reward to anyone with information that leads to the arrest of the person or people who went on an early-morning shooting spree earlier this week. 240 more words

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13 buildings, 9 vehicles shot up in Mt. Hermon

MT. HERMON, LA – Gunfire erupted overnight in Washington Parish, leaving 13 buildings and nine vehicles peppered with bullet holes in the Mt. Hermon area. 164 more words


Washington Parish couple accused of mistreating children, selling food stamp benefits

WASHINGTON PARISH (WGNO) – A Washington Parish couple has been arrested for severe mistreatment of their children.

According to the Washington Parish Sheriff’s Office, Jessie R. 234 more words


Three arrested in Franklinton home invasion and sexual assault case

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – More arrests have been made in the case of a man who posed as a package delivery driver, burglarized a Franklinton… 645 more words


Washington Parish voters cast their ballots

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – Washington Parish voters elected Richard Dillon mayor of Franklinton.

Dillon defeated “Greg” Route by a margin of 51 percent of votes to 49 percent, pulling in 726 votes to Route’s 704. 65 more words