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Anticipated severe weather forces parade changes in Slidell

SLIDELL (WVUE) - Slidell Police and City of Slidell officials met with Mardi Gras krewes Thursday to discuss the anticipated inclement weather this upcoming Saturday evening. All parties agreed that the safest, most beneficial decision was to reschedule the Mystic Krewe of Titans parade until Sunday


Slidell shuffles parade schedule to avoid Saturday’s projected downpour

SLIDELL – The City of Slidell is shuffling its parade schedule for this weekend due to heavy rains that are forecast to move through the area on Saturday. The Mystic Krewe of Titans will roll at 5 p.m. on Sunday instead of on Saturday, and the start time for the Krewe of Dionysus has been pushed bac


Louisiana mom arrested for posting video of school fight, will test new law

The 32-year-old mother of a Louisiana high school student faces charges under a new law for posting a video on social media of two children fighting at school. Police officials said in a news release, "Parents who receive information concerning criminal activity on school campuses are urged to conta


Police: Louisiana man in gorilla suit breaks in home, hides under bed

SULPHUR, La. (AP) — Police say a man wearing a gorilla suit broke into a Louisiana home and hid under a mattress before officers arrested him. News outlets quote Sulphur police spokesman Mel Estes in Thursday reports as saying that officers saw Jeremie Moran walking through yards in the costume. The


Louisiana Secretary of State sends out Election Day reminders

BATON ROUGE, LA (WVLA/WGMB) - Just a reminder, Saturday, February 23rd is Election Day. Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin is sending out reminders to all the Louisiana voters out there.


Only in Louisiana: See when you can catch a parade rolling through a local Walmart

One Walmart on the North Shore gets creative to celebrate the Carnival season. A Mardi Gras parade will roll right through the aisles of a Slidell store on Wednesday, Feb. 27. Walmart Supercenter store #2665 at 167 Northshore Boulevard in Slidell will kick off the parade at 10 a.m., according to a r


Will Thin Mints make you thin? As a Girl Scout when you buy her cookies

SLIDELL, La - Do you know what season we're smack dab in the middle of?. WGNO News with a Twist features guy Wild Bill Wood says we're in cookie season. That's Girl Scout Cookie Season.


Flood Warnings issued for the Pearl River in two parishes

Forecast crests are based upon rainfall that has occurred along with. anticipated rain for the next 24 hours. Adjustments to the forecasts. will be made if additional heavy rainfall occurs.


Regulators approve Louisiana natural gas export terminal

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) approved a natural gas export terminal after reaching a compromise on how to account for the operation’s greenhouse gas emissions.


Andrews: Louisiana Premier Charter offers St. John a choice in education

There are important things you need to know about Louisiana Premier Charter and the impact of this opportunity for St. John the Baptist Parish. Louisiana Premier Charter School is a school that is funded directly from your tax dollars, as students are not charged tuition to attend a charter school.


Abby Sands takes her talents to the Hollywood red carpet

Photographer Abby Sands stepped from behind the camera to work as a talent escort for the Movieguide Awards, an annual award ceremony for Christian and family-friendly entertainment. The ceremony will air Feb. 25 on The Hallmark Channel.


Two officers in Louisiana turned to a dispatcher to help them start a family

METAIRIE, La. (WDSU) - At 4 months old, Trek Fucci is learning early on what it means to be resilient. "He's, for a lack of a better term, a warrior," said Mark Fucci, Trek's father. "A fighter wins some and loses some, but a warrior never loses."


Funeral Scheduled for Vicious, Saturday, March 2, in Houma, Louisiana

According to the Facebook of X-Mob's Bundy G, home going services for Eric "VI" Johnson will be held in the late rappers hometown of Houma, Louisiana, on Saturday March 2. Visitation is from 8 am to 11 am, with services beginning at 11 am at the Dularge Community Baptist Church in Houma. It's open t


150,000 children in Louisiana have a parent in jail

NEW ORLEANS — Reign LaCour's upcoming high school graduation will be bittersweet. She is excited for the celebration, but sad because she knows her father can not be there. "He's been incarcerated a very long time. Basically all their life," Reign's mother, Dawnesia Jones said.


Take ‘Em Down NOLA protests Krewe of Zulu’s use of black makeup

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - The group that pushed for the tear-down of Confederate statues and landmarks is now turning its attention to the Zulu Social Aid and Pleasure Club. Members from Take 'Em Down NOLA stood across from the Zulu clubhouse on N. Broad Street holding signs protesting the group’s use of


Abraham bill provides relief to Louisiana soybean farmers impacted by Chinese tariffs

Congressman Ralph Abraham, R-La., reintroduced legislation to help soybean farmers better access a program designed to offset losses caused by Chinese tariffs. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the Market Facilitation Program (MFP) last year that offers payments to farmers based on


Donate your beads by throwing them at this referee themed float

SLIDELL, LA – The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office will once again be donating beads to STARC of Louisiana. STARC is a private, non-profit organization, that is dedicated to providing a lifetime of Services, Training, Advocacy, Resources, and Community Connections for individuals with development


Report: Hearing set for inmate who slips handcuffs, escapes JP courtroom

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -A hearing has been scheduled Friday for a Jefferson Parish inmate who slipped out of her handcuffs and almost got away. According to a report by our partners NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune, Rebecca Savage made it down one and a half flights of stairs before a bailiff caught up wit


Bay St. Louis man arrested for possession of child pornography

Bay St. Louis Police Chief Gary Ponthieux on Friday announced the arrest of 50-year-old William Floyd Caddell Jr., who was charged with one count of possession of child pornography.


Krewe of Eve crowns its royal court

The ladies of the Krewe of Eve and their guests celebrated at the Castine Center on the evening of Feb. 16 as the organization presented its 2019 royal court and grand marshal at their annual dinner-dance.