Slidell

June 22, 2017 - 7:00 am
(AP) - A federal judge says panhandling is protected by the First Amendment right to free speech, and a Slidell ordinance requiring a panhandling license "offends the United States Constitution." The ACLU of Louisiana's executive director, Marjorie Esman, says District Judge Lance Africk's opinion...
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Cops on the Northshore say one man is dead, and another is under arrest in Slidell. "The Slidell Police Department is investigating a shooting that took place Sunday night in the Hermadel Estates neighborhood located off of West Hall Avenue," Public Information Officer Chad Olivier said in a news...
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Jim Hanzo
May 02, 2017 - 4:39 pm
Slidell Police say a woman who was babysitting two children crashed her vehicle with the kids unrestrained inside the vehicle. Police booked Brenda Brown on a number of charges including a couple of counts of DWI with child endangerment. Brown was traveling eastbound on Highway 190 West, yesterday...
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Chris Miller
April 05, 2017 - 3:42 pm
A power outage and an overturned vehicle are combining to make a headache for commuters around Slidell. The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office says that according to CLECO, "there is a large problem with a primary transmission line which will have power out all along Gause Blvd and the Military...
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David Blake
March 29, 2017 - 12:03 pm
The city of Slidell is forging ahead with its plan to force panhandlers to get a permit from police before they can beg in the streets. Tuesday night, the council voted 9-0 for a revised ordinance which basically removed a 48 hour waiting period. ACLU-Louisiana Executive Director Marjorie Esman is...
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