Northshore

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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September 21, 2017 - 8:24 am
Slidell Police announced that an officer was killed in an off-duty motorcycle accident. Ray Dupuy was killed late yesterday evening. Slidell Police Chief Randy Fandal says, "Lieutenant Ray Dupuy was a dedicated public servant who served and protected the citizens of Slidell for over two decades...
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September 20, 2017 - 3:57 pm
COVINGTON, La. (AP) -- A 61-year-old Louisiana man has been convicted of raping a 6-year-old girl and using her in pornography. St. Tammany Parish District Attorney Warren Montgomery says in a news release Wednesday that Jack Conklin of Slidell was convicted Friday on charges of aggravated rape,...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
September 20, 2017 - 10:15 am
Northshore cops are working to determine if a dead person they found in a crashed car was the victim of a murder. "St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s detectives are currently working a possible homicide that occurred overnight in the Covington area," Deputy Meredith Timberlake said in a news release. "At...
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Chris Miller
September 13, 2017 - 3:30 pm
St. Tammany Parish Coroner Dr. Charles Preston today announced that the death of the wife of Nanette Krentel, wife of a fire chief on the Northshore, is a homicide , but the St. Tammany Sheriff doesn't seem as sure -- Sheriff Randy Smith's office today put out a news release that said his office "...
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