Northshore

Chris Miller
September 14, 2018 - 4:52 pm
A Northshore judge has ordered St. Tammany Parish Public Schools to pay $460,000 in damages to a Slidell man who was raped as an elementary school student by a janitor. The New Orleans Advocate reports the judge also awarded the victim's parents $25,000 each. A jury convicted Dino Schwertz in 2007...
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Chris Miller
September 13, 2018 - 3:34 pm
The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office says Wednesday afternoon's officer-involved shooting in the Eden Isles area remains under investigation, and a 16-year-old faces attempted first degree murder charges. "St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s detectives were canvassing the area attempting to develop...
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Chris Miller
September 12, 2018 - 5:55 pm
The St. Tammany parish sheriff's office says no deputies were hurt when shots were fired during a chase this afternoon that ended in Eden Isles. Three suspects are in custody, including one taken to the hospital.
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
August 31, 2018 - 7:08 pm
Northshore teen girl charged with terrorizing school Cops have arrested a student on the Northshore. "A 14-year-old student from Lakeshore High School was arrested... after making statements that involved her intent to harm other students," Deputy Meredith Timberlake said in a news release. "School...
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Chris Miller
August 30, 2018 - 12:53 pm
A 39-year-old man is in custody after sheriff's deputies say he threatened to bring a gun with him to the school where his estranged wife works. Tangipahoa Parish Public Schools Superintendent Melissa Stilley said the man sent a threatening text message to the employee at Vineyard Elementary School...
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Chris Miller
August 25, 2018 - 10:55 pm
The New Orleans Police Department is mourning the loss of one of its officers. "While ridding his personal motorcycle in St. Tammany Parish Saturday evening, Officer Ricardo Silva Jr., was involved in an accident," said New Orleans Police Superintendent Michael Harrison. "The 26-year-old died of...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
August 22, 2018 - 10:22 am
A man wanted for a shooting on the Northshore is behind bars after NOPD’s Violent Offender Warrant Squad busted him. Maurice Williams faces a string of charges. "St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s deputies were able to track Williams to a residence in the 5000 block of Toulon Street," New Orleans Police...
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Chris Miller
August 10, 2018 - 2:28 pm
The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office says it found drugs and guns when investigating suspicious activity Wednesday night near Covington. Three people are under arrest. "A St. Tammany Parish criminal patrol deputy was patrolling a Covington-area neighborhood located off Harrison Avenue, when he...
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Chris Miller
July 17, 2018 - 12:23 pm
A custom tricycle stolen from the family of a 12-year-old girl with special needs has been returned, mostly undamaged, Slidell Police Chief Randy Fandal tells WWL First News. The $2,000 Amtryke cycle, specially built for the girl, was stolen over the weekend, and prompted strong words from Fandal...
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Chris Miller
July 16, 2018 - 12:01 pm
The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's office today says it has arrested 29 suspects after an investigation into the methamphetamine trade. The investigations concentrated on the areas of Pearl River, Talisheek, and Hickory. With the help of police departments in Slidell and Mandeville, the sheriff's...
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