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Local woman wins big on 'Let's Make A Deal'

NEW ORLEANS -- If you thought someone on Wednesday's episode of 'Let's Make A Deal' looked familiar, you're right. Covington native Mary Myers appeared on an episode of the taped show this summer and won a brand new Honda Fit while playing a game called "Zero to 80." Myers is a graduate of Covington

WWL-TV - 2017-09-21 01:01:32

Covington is getting a Walk-On's with a rooftop bar

Walk On's restaurant is nearing completion in the River Chase development south of Covington on Sept. 11, 2017. The sports bar is scheduled to open Sept. 25. The Louisiana sports bar and restaurant chain Walk-On's is finally opening on the North Shore, and this particular location comes with a bonu

NOLA.COM - 2017-09-20 15:59:35

Deputies investigating 'possible homicide' in Covington

COVINGTON, LA. - Deputies on the Northshore are investigating a possible murder in the Covington area overnight. According to the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office, deputies were dispatched to Airport Road around 10:15 p.m. Tuesday in reference to a vehicle in a ditch. Deputies arriving at the sce

WWL-TV - 2017-09-20 14:44:55

Covington man stabs roommate in head during fight over rent money

Timothy Logan COVINGTON, La. - The Covington Police Department arrested a man for stabbing his roommate in the head during an argument last night. Fifty-nine-year-old Timothy Logan was arguing with one of his roommates around 11 p.m. on September 20 in the 500 block of Magee Street when the stabbing

WGNO.COM - 2017-09-21 18:40:58

Covington man accused of stabbing roommate during argument over rent

A Covington man is accused of stabbing his roommate in the head with a kitchen knife Wednesday night (Sept. 20) during an argument over the rent, authorities said. Timothy Logan, 59, of the 500 block of East Magee Street, was booked with attempted second degree murder. Covington police, in a news re

NOLA.COM - 2017-09-21 18:55:17

St. Tammany coroner seeks help in ID'ing man found shot near Covington

The St. Tammany Parish Coroner's Office is asking for the public's help in identifying a man, in his late 30s, found fatally shot Tuesday night (Sept. 19) in a vehicle crashed into a Covington area ditch. Coroner Charles Preston released the man's cause of death--a gunshot wound to the head--in a ne

NOLA.COM - 2017-09-21 02:04:42

Roundabout near downtown Covington to be topic of public meeting

The state highway department is seeking input on a proposal to put a roundabout at the curvy intersection of West 21st and Jefferson avenues near downtown Covington. The Department of Transportation and Development will conduct an open house Tuesday (Sept. 26) for the public to review the plans and

NOLA.COM - 2017-09-20 13:00:10

3 shot outside Metairie bar early Sunday morning

Two women and one man were shot while standing outside of the Hot Spot Bar & Lounge, 8600 Sheldon St., Metairie, early Sunday morning (Sept. 17).Two women and one man were shot while standing outside of the Hot Spot Bar & Lounge, 8600 Sheldon St., Metairie, early Sunday morning (Sept. 17).(Michelle

NOLA.COM - 2017-09-21 19:26:43

Shotgun Wedding? Buy an engagement ring, get a FREE shotgun!

MANDEVILLE, La - At a Louisiana jewelry store, love, real love is in the air. And love is about to be put on the credit card of 22 year-old Ryan Byl. Ryan is looking for an engagement ring. Ryan is looking for THE engagement ring. No moment could be more life changing. No moment will ever be more he

WGNO.COM - 2017-09-21 22:29:55

Non-profit helping locals get mental health care

NEW ORLEANS -- A non-profit program is helping children and adults in Louisiana with the mental health services they need. There have been many complaints since Hurricane Katrina, that there aren't enough places or doctors for mental health treatment in our area, but the Mercy Family Centers are pic

WWL-TV - 2017-09-21 22:27:26

9 family events for Sept. 22-23 on the North Shore

Concerts, theater, silent and live auctions, car shows, refuge and river cleanups, and a major fundraiser benefiting the Tammany Trace Kids Town are just a few of the fun things in store for North Shore family enjoyment this weekend. DEW DROP JAZZ AND SOCIAL HALL - Enjoy the New Orleans-based Latin

NOLA.COM - 2017-09-21 11:30:26

Panel hears ethics charges against Mandeville Mayor Donald Villere

It's been more than seven years since Donald Villere and Trilby Lenfant battled for votes in the 2010 Mandeville mayor's election. A component of that battle resumed Thursday (Sept. 21) in Baton Rouge when a panel of administrative law judges heard two ethics charges against Villere, now Mandeville'

NOLA.COM - 2017-09-21 22:24:13

Loranger tackles old district rival

Loranger plays a familiar rival this week when the 3A school takes on 4A Lakeshore this Friday in Mandeville. The two schools were district opponents for the last several years until Loranger recently moved down to the 3A classification. In the last two meetings, the teams split the games, but Lakes

HAMMOND DAILY STAR - 2017-09-21 07:30:00

Former Saints, current Panthers tight end Chris Manhertz in line for more action Sunday

The Carolina Panthers won't be alone Sunday in seeing familiar faces on the opposing sidelines. The New Orleans Saints will experience the same feeling when looking across the field and spotting tight end Chris Manhertz. Manhertz spent time in New Orleans before being claimed off waivers by Carolina

NOLA.COM - 2017-09-21 12:00:00

Drug drop-boxes the latest tool to fight opioid crisis

In an effort to fight the state's opioid epidemic, Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry on Wednesday (Sept. 20) announced a program to put prescription drug drop-off boxes in police and sheriff's departments across the state. The white, metal boxes, similar in appearance to a mailbox, will be made

NOLA.COM - 2017-09-20 21:45:15

St. Paul's students 'get involved' with special day, hear from speaker with ALS

On Aug. 22, Saint Paul's students were given the opportunity during their lunch period to survey and sign up for the myriad of extracurricular offerings available at the school. Known as "Get Involved Day," many clubs had the opportunity to show off their skills by setting up tables and creating a p

NOLA.COM - 2017-09-20 12:50:06

Police add new weapon in battle against opioid epidemic

The number of deaths caused by drug overdoses across the country every day has surpassed the number of people killed in car crashes. Louisiana police departments are working to change that by giving people a chance to get rid of those pills anonymously. This weekend, Covington Police Officer Nick Gr

WWL-TV - 2017-09-20 23:40:56

St. Tammany deputies investigating possible homicide

St. Tammany Parish sheriff's detectives are investigating a possible homicide that occurred overnight in the Covington area, authorities said Wednesday (Sept. 20). Deputies were dispatched to the Airport Road area north of Covington around 10:15 p.m. Tuesday regarding a vehicle in a ditch, the Sheri

NOLA.COM - 2017-09-20 15:01:35

ID sought for 2 connected to St. Tammany vehicle burglaries

Authorities in St. Tammany Parish are asking for the public's help to identify two people who used credit cards reported stolen during a series of vehicle burglaries in the Normandy Oaks subdivision in the Covington area. The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office, in a Facebook post on Tuesday (Sept.

NOLA.COM - 2017-09-19 20:27:44

New doc on icon Steve McQueen tops this week's movie events

From a new documentary on Hollywood icon "Steve McQueen" to the return to theaters of the horror classic "Poltergeist" and a limited run of Disney's animated "Mulan," there's a little something for everyone this week in theaters. They top this week's listing of off-the-beaten path events on tap for

NOLA.COM - 2017-09-19 14:22:24