Slidell

Don Ames
February 16, 2019 - 9:28 am
As we get closer and closer to Fat Tuesday, the area's festive feeling is on the increase. The Marigny got things started Friday night, with the artsy new walking Krewe Boheme. "And, of course, Saturday night in the Marigny and the French Quarter, the Krewe du Vieux, and krewedelusion. Those are...
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Don Ames
February 09, 2019 - 1:49 pm
St. Tammany Parish Sheriff Randy Smith plans to formally announce his decision to seek re-election Monday. Smith intends to seek a second term as the parish’s top cop. The announcement will be made Monday evening in Slidell. The 54-year-old Smith defeated five-term Sheriff Jack Strain in November...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
January 25, 2019 - 10:09 pm
The human remains found under I-10 in Slidell are those of a Pearl River man missing more than a year. "Utilizing DNA technology, St. Tammany Parish Coroner Dr. Charles Preston has positively identified the human remains found under an I-10 overpass earlier this week as Tony Bennett," a news...
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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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January 03, 2019 - 6:54 am
(WWL.com) The U.S. 11 bridge between Slidell and New Orleans will be shut down to traffic starting today, running through April 18. Department of Transportation Spokesperson Rodney Mallet says it’s the continuation of a lengthy repair process that won’t be completely finished until summer of 2020...
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USA TODAY
December 28, 2018 - 2:34 pm
(WWL.com) According to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, the number of law enforcement professionals who died in the line of duty nationwide in 2018 increased by 12% over the previous year, a total of 144. CEO for the organization Chris Floyd said of the four officers killed in...
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Jim Hanzo
December 26, 2018 - 11:29 am
St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's deputies arrested a Slidell man over the holiday weekend in connection with a robbery. Cops say 29-year-old Jeremy Wilson robbed another man at gunpoint at an apartment on Browns Village Road. The victim flagged down a St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s deputy shortly after 5...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
December 21, 2018 - 9:43 pm
One man is dead after a crash on the I-10 in Slidell. State police say a man changing lanes hit another vehicle and went out of control across the median into oncoming traffic. "At approximately 11:40 AM on Friday, December 21, 2018, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop L responded to a fatal...
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Chris Miller
November 28, 2018 - 11:45 am
Slidell police arrested a man after his son was found wandering in traffic, after dark with no pants or shoes. Police say the father was dealing drugs in a nearby motel. "Around 8:00 p.m. last night (Tuesday, November 27), Slidell Police responded to Days Inn (58512 Tyler Drive) after receiving...
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Don Ames
November 10, 2018 - 9:25 am
A Slidell area man was arrested Friday after he shot his adult son in the hand outside of the residence where they both lived. St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a disturbance at a residence on Queen Anne Drive in the Slidell-area shortly before 4 p.m. 57-year-old...
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