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Chris Miller
August 13, 2019 - 11:03 am
The National Weather Service has issues an Excessive Heat Warning for St. Tammany, Washington, and Tangipahoa parishes, and also Hancock and Pearl River counties in Mississippi, effective through 8:00 p.m. Heat indices could exceed 113 degrees along the I-10/I-12 corridor. "An Excessive Heat...
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Chris Miller
August 10, 2019 - 5:14 pm
Louisiana State Police are investigating a single vehicle crash that killed a 55-year-old Lacombe man. Troopers say Mark D. Quillin was killed when the 2201 GMC Sierra he was driving crashed on U.S. 190 near Transmitter Rd. shortly before 9:00 p.m. Friday. "Physical evidence observed on scene...
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Chris Miller
July 27, 2019 - 4:40 pm
A 42-year-old Des Allamands man died in a crash in St. Tammmany Parish early Friday, and state troopers say he was at the wheel of a stolen vehicle. According to Louisiana State Police, the crash on LA 21 near Lavinghouse Rd. claimed the life of Lionel Harris Jr. "The initial investigation led...
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Chris Miller
June 24, 2019 - 9:25 am
North shore authorities are investigating what happened when a 14-year-old died during a boating trip with family members on the Pearl River. The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's office says the family tied up under the I-10 bridge around 5:00 p.m. Sunday and went for a swim, and the boy disappeared...
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Chris Miller
June 14, 2019 - 1:25 pm
Former St. Tammany Parish Sheriff Jack Strain posted bail and walked out of jail today. Strain had little to say as he walked into a waiting vehicle and left the scene. "There will be plenty of comments, but not today," said Strain as he passed cameras and microphones. "There's a time for that, and...
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Chris Miller
June 13, 2019 - 11:12 am
A man wanted for a homicide in St. Tammany Parish last month is in custody in Georgia, St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office officials said today. U.S. Marshals officials located 30-year-old Jules Johnson in Marietta, Georgia Tuesday. The sheriff's office said after a brief foot pursuit, agents were...
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Chris Miller
June 13, 2019 - 10:14 am
The town of Abita Springs is advising its residents to boil tap water before consuming it. The city says it is due to "an issue at the well site." Samples were collected this morning for testing by the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality. The city estimates the boil advisory will last 48...
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Chris Miller
June 12, 2019 - 7:55 am
After 20 years as St. Tammany Parish's sheriff, Jack Strain today woke up in a cell in the St. Tammany Parish jail. Facing three counts of aggravated rape, and one each of incest, sexual battery, and indecent behavior with a juvenile, Strain is in serious legal trouble -- the rape charges carry a...
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Chris Miller
June 11, 2019 - 1:22 pm
Former St. Tammany Sheriff Jack Strain was arrested and booked today on charges of rape and incest. Allegations against Strain of sex crimes first surfaced late last year. The claims arose amid a federal probe of corruption in a work-release program. The sex crime claims have been overseen by...
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Chris Miller
June 10, 2019 - 4:38 pm
A 53-year-old Covington man received a six-year prison sentence after being convicted on three counts of sexual battery. District Attorney Warren Montgomery's office says Dale Boudreaux, Jr. will also have to register as a sex offender. "During the one-day trial last month, three victims testified...
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