Northshore

Don Ames
January 27, 2019 - 12:42 pm
After a brief respite from the winter chill, we're in for another cold snap in the metro area. Highs in the low to mid 60s Sunday and Monday will fall to the 40s Tuesday and bring a possibility of snow to the area. A Hard Freeze is expected Wednesday morning on the Northshore and even areas away...
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Chris Miller
January 24, 2019 - 12:01 pm
A Powerball ticket sold in Slidell matched four white balls and the Powerball for a $50,000 prize. The buyer also selected the "Powerplay" option when purchasing the ticket at the Town Crier at 604 Roberts Road, bringing the prize up to $150,000. If that ticket had matched one more white ball, the...
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Chris Miller
January 23, 2019 - 1:43 pm
Badly decomposed human remains found under I-10 near Slidell are thought to be that of a man last seen in December 2017, authorities said today. A state Department of Transportation and Development crew made the gruesome discovery Tuesday afternoon between Gause Boulevard and the I-10/I-12/I-59...
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Chris Miller
January 23, 2019 - 11:16 am
The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office says a Department of Transportation and Development work crew discovered human remains under an I-10 bridge between Gause Boulevard and the I-10/I-12/I-59 interchange. "Workers with LADOTD were clearing debris along the interstate right-of-way when they...
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January 19, 2019 - 9:24 am
The New Orleans metro area will see a variety of weather conditions Saturday. "A tale of 2 seasons all in one day," says WWL-TV meteorologist Chris Franklin. He says storms today have the potential of becoming strong to severe. A strong line of showers and storms are moving from Baton Rouge and...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
January 17, 2019 - 11:27 am
The Northshore town of Mandeville is getting some positive attention from a huge travel website. "Expedia named the Mandeville area as the 'Best Place to Escape' in the State of Louisiana," according to a news release from St. Tammany Parish government. The travel site's article names the best...
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David Blake
January 16, 2019 - 1:06 pm
Authorities in St. Tammany Parish today released the 2018 crime report. The numbers look encouraging. Sheriff Randy Smith says the biggest decline came in homicides, comparing 2017 to last year. There were five homicides in 2018 and seventeen the year before. ''One homicide is one too many, but to...
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Chris Miller
January 02, 2019 - 4:00 pm
Covington Police say a man's social media post has landed him in hot water. Harlan Cyprian faces charges including terrorizing and resisting arrest after police say he took to his Facebook account to declare January 2 as "Kill Cops Day." Covington police say the threat specifically targeted one of...
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Don Ames
December 29, 2018 - 11:28 am
Most rivers on the Northshore and in Mississippi have already crested and are beginning to fall. "It looks like, through the course of the weekend, most of the rivers will be dropping back below flood stage," says WWL-TV meteorologist Chris Franklin. "At the very latest, by the middle part of next...
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December 28, 2018 - 4:31 pm
Rising water on the Tchefuncte River has prompted an emergency declaration in St. Tammany Parish. "Residents in neighborhoods along both sides of the Tchefuncte River, particularly in low-lying areas that have seen flood waters in the past, should be aware of the possibility of flooding, and those...
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