Northshore

Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
April 03, 2018 - 3:15 pm
A St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's deputy is now out of ICU and recovering after a shootout that left him wounded and a suspect dead on Easter Sunday. "This crime spree ended in a bad way. We are fortunate that Deputy Nail is going to survive," Sheriff Randy Smith said at a news conference. "Very...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
April 01, 2018 - 8:13 am
A St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s deputy is in surgery after he was shot this morning. It happened after a chase that ended in the Goodbee area. "Shortly before 5:00 a.m. Sunday morning (April 1), deputies attempted to make a vehicle stop on a subject who was believed to be involved in reported...
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Chris Miller
March 09, 2018 - 2:29 pm
A Slidell pre-school teacher discovered a gun in a child's backpack during a routine check, according to The New Orleans Advocate . The teacher then called the child's parent, a Slidell Police Department employee, according to the report. Police reportedly said the child's father put the unloaded...
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Chris Miller
March 06, 2018 - 3:57 pm
The Slidell Police Department is investigating the death of a 4-year-old boy found in a swimming pool. Police say Timothy Brooks' father found his son in the pool last night shortly before 6:00 p.m. The child was pronounced dead at an area hospital. Authorities say the death appears to be...
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Chris Miller
March 05, 2018 - 4:40 pm
St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's officials say an 11-year-old Abita Middle School student faces a terrorizing charge after sending threatening texts to a classmate. "St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s deputies were contacted by the school after an 11-year-old female student told a teacher another student had...
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Chris Miller
February 28, 2018 - 5:46 pm
A Slidell Junior High School student faces a terrorizing charge for a social media post. The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office says the 13-year-old posted a photo of himself and a friend with several guns and knives on SnapChat. Authorities says the student also made what other students believed...
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Chris Miller
February 22, 2018 - 4:14 pm
Slidell Police say a New Orleans man faces attempted murder charges after trying to run down one of their officers. According to police, officers attempted to stop a U-Haul truck at the Murphy Oil gas station on Natchez Drive. Officers say the truck had been reported stolen. Police say 19-year-old...
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Chris Miller
February 22, 2018 - 1:29 pm
A weekend traffic stop led St. Tammany sheriff's deputies to $.15 million dollars in heroin. It's the most ever seized in the parish. "Late Saturday afternoon, deputies with the STPSO Highway Enforcement Unit stopped two vehicles that were travelling together eastbound on Interstate 12," said Dep...
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Chris Miller
February 19, 2018 - 2:31 pm
Social media posts that threatened some Tangipahoa parish schools resulted in arrests, according to Sheriff Daniel Edwards. Edwards says three people were arrested after the posts, made Sunday, prompted an investigation. The sheriff said one of the threats was considered credible. Deputies arrested...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
February 19, 2018 - 12:26 pm
Northshore authorities are asking for help finding two people reported missing. "The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office is looking for two missing Pearl River friends," Deputy Meredith Timberlake said in a news release. "Raegan Elizabeth Day and Dustin R. Hartline were last seen leaving their...
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