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Big traffic delays on north shore as work continues on Hwy. 190
COVINGTON, La. — There’s no hesitation when you ask north shore drivers about Highway 190 these days as it undergoes $9.1 million in road work between Interstate 12 and the Claiborne Hill overpass.
Former Slidell postal worker admits to theft of checks, gift cards, cash
NEW ORLEANS — A former postal worker has pleaded guilty to stealing mail when she worked at a U.S. Post Office in Louisiana. U.S. Attorney Peter Strasser said in a news release that 25-year-old Bria Davis worked at the post office in Slidell.
Movie Tavern announces showtimes for ‘retro favorites’
COVINGTON, LA – “Say Anything” and “Top Gun” are among the four retro movies that will be played at Movie Taverns across the country. Louisiana has three Movie Tavern locations, Citiplace (Baton Rouge), Covington and Juban Crossing (Denham Springs,) and all of them are participating.
Troopers Investigate Fatal Crash on Interstate 12
(Slidell, La.)- On Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 12:23 AM, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop L responded to a two vehicle fatal crash on Interstate 12 near Airport Rd. in St. Tammany Parish. The crash claimed the life of Glenn Williams Jr., 33, of Baton Rouge.
Sheriff's Office: Louisiana man returns home to find wife tied up, dead
ZACHARY, La. — The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating after a woman was found dead in a home in Zachary. Sheriff Sid Gautreaux said the call came in around 8:20 p.m. Thursday. He said the woman's husband called 911 after coming home to find her bound body. The sheriff said the
12 fun things to do in St. Tammany Parish this weekend (March 22-24)
Attendees get into the swing of things at the 2017 Abita Springs Busker Festival. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune) It's springtime in St. Tammany Parish, which means it's also festival season. This weekend, locals have their pick of events to attend, from the Abita Springs Bu
Louisiana Democratic leader cited for casino incident
LBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Karen Carter Peterson, a state senator from New Orleans and chair of the Louisiana Democratic Party, admits to a gambling problem - minutes after WWL-TV posted a news story reporting that she had violated a ban on entering Louisiana casinos.
The state of St. Tammany Parish? Traffic, traffic, traffic
Driving U.S. 190 through western St. Tammany Parish during the evening commute has never been a picnic. But congestion has become so thick in recent days that St. Tammany Parish President Pat Brister said Tuesday (March 19) she’s asking the state what gives.
Tractor-trailer driver reaches for phone, crashes into car, killing driver on I-12
A tractor-trailer driver reaching for his phone was blamed for a fatal crash Saturday (March 23) on Interstate 12 near Slidell. Louisiana State Police identified the dead man as Glenn Williams Jr., 33, of Baton Rouge.
Louisiana's new federal judge sworn in at Lafayette ceremony
(Daily Advertiser) - (Daily Advertiser)- Judge Robert Summerhays was sworn in Friday as Louisiana's new U.S. District judge in a special ceremony at the John M. Shaw United States Courthouse in Lafayette.
'I am truly sorry:' Patriots owner Robert Kraft releases statement after prostitution arrest
Patriots owner Robert Kraft released a statement Saturday apologizing for his arrest in Florida for solicitation and prostitution. "I am truly sorry," the statement said. "I know I have hurt and disappointed my family, my close friends, my co-workers, our fans and many others who rightfully hold me
Louisiana Sen. Karen Carter Peterson unlikely to face prosecution for casino misdemeanor offense
State Sen. Karen Carter Peterson of New Orleans almost certainly won’t face prosecution for having illegally entered L’Auberge Baton Rouge casino last month, Hillar Moore III, the East Baton Rouge Parish district attorney, said Saturday.
Special counsel Robert Mueller ends investigation, delivers report to attorney general
After a 22-month investigation, charges against 37 defendants, seven guilty pleas and one conviction at trial, the Justice Department announced Friday that the special counsel’s office has wrapped up its probe into Russian election interference, possible Trump campaign collusion with Moscow and obst
Southeastern hosting summer programs for young musicians
HAMMOND — The Southeastern Louisiana University Community Music School is hosting a series of summer programs for young musicians. The summer programs include a middle school band camp, guitar workshop, chamber music workshop and a strings orchestra workshop, as well as seven weeks of individual les
Impaired driver arrested in fatal head-on Ascension Parish crash
Shortly before 6:30 am on March 16, 2019, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop A began investigating a three vehicle fatal crash on LA Hwy 70 south of LA Hwy 22 in Ascension Parish. The crash took the life of 54-year-old Kenneth Little of Springfield.
Fire department called to rescue cat stuck inside wall
HAMMOND - Hammond firefighters were called to rescue a cat stuck in a wall. Crews were able to save Luna and return her safely to her owners. Photos of the rescue were posted online Thursday.
SOFTBALL | Springfield able to emerge from heavy fog to defeat West Feliciana, 12-9
WATSON – Intense early morning fog Saturday morning made life difficult for both West Feliciana and Springfield, but it ultimately didn’t stop the Bulldogs from taking a 12-9 victory in Live Oak Tournament.
"World’s Largest Pasta Dish" is devoured by Italian American St Joseph Society
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Sheriff: Teen missing for more than a week may be in Hammond
HAMMOND, La. — The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help to locate a missing teenager. According to Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards, 14-year-old Mitchell Palmer was last seen Thursday evening around 8:00 p.m.
Lacombe firefighters asking for parcel fee to properly serve community
LACOMBE, La. — When Lacombe voters head to the ballots on March 30, they will see a parcel fee proposed by St. Tammany Fire District 3. The parcel fee would be an additional $72 added to property taxes in which a structure is built on top of the land.