Northshore

October 30, 2017 - 1:52 pm
(AP) _ A 66-year-old Louisiana man has been convicted of sexually abusing two girls _ a 5-year-old and a girl abused starting when she was 8 years old. District Attorney Warren Montgomery said in a news release Monday that a jury convicted Charles Pineda of Covington on Friday on two counts of...
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Chris Miller
October 27, 2017 - 1:09 pm
The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's office reports it has arrested two of its own deputies, in separate drug investigations. Deputy Kenneth Szalajeski is accused of two counts of distributing marijuana and malfeasance in office. According to the indictment, Deputy Szalajeski, age 35, seized marijuana...
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David Blake
October 06, 2017 - 6:11 pm
Storm preparations continue on the Northshore today and there is concern about high water, not so much from heavy rain but from tidal surge. St. Tammany Parish President Pat Brister says she believes most residents who live on the edges of Lake Pontchartrain know what they could be in for. Nate:...
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Chris Miller
October 05, 2017 - 1:01 pm
St. Tammany Parish President Pat Brister announced today that the local government will hand out sandbags starting tomorrow at 6:00 a.m. Sandbags will be available at the following locations, 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. tomorrow, October 6 and Saturday, October 7: St. Tammany Parish Government- Building...
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October 03, 2017 - 10:34 am
(AP) _ Authorities believe a Mississippi man who rammed through a Louisiana airport and stripped down to his underwear because he thought ``snakes were crawling up his pants'' had been under the influence of a narcotic. News outlets report 43-year-old Kevin Bolton of Hattiesburg, Mississippi,...
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Jim Hanzo
October 01, 2017 - 9:53 pm
Police arrested a woman after a hit-and-run crash on I-12. The crash left a 59-year-old man dead. The accident happened Sunday near the Tangipahoa/St. Tammany Parish line around 2 a.m. Louisiana State Police say the crash occurred as the vehicle driven by Albert Watson of Denham Springs was hit...
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Chris Miller
September 28, 2017 - 2:18 pm
Louisiana State Police says a motorcyclist died in a high-speed crash on LA 22 in St. Tammany parish. The crash took the life of 42-year-old Andrew Joseph Alessi of Baton Rouge. Police say St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Deputies received several calls about a motorcycle speeding down LA 22 around 1:...
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September 26, 2017 - 10:57 pm
COVINGTON, La. (AP) — Four teens are accused of damaging or destroying 62 Christmas trees at a Louisiana farm. The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office says two 16-year-olds, one from Carriere, Mississippi, and one from Pearl River, Louisiana, face a felony charge of criminal damage to property...
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September 25, 2017 - 11:03 am
(AP) - Authorities say a Louisiana man who is accused of shooting another man has been arrested. News outlets report 20-year-old Frank Beckendorf was charged with second-degree murder in the death of a 20-year-old man. The victim was shot in the chest in the parking lot of a Slidell-area apartment...
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September 24, 2017 - 11:59 am
The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office has a suspect in custody following a fatal shooting that occurred overnight in the Slidell area. STPSO deputies responded to a report of shots fired shortly before 1 a.m. Sunday (September 24) at 4854 Pontchartrain Drive. When officers arrived, they...
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