St. Tammany

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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January 10, 2019 - 8:38 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana is under a state of emergency amid concerns about high river levels caused by increased rain over the last few weeks. Gov. John Bel Edwards issued the declaration Wednesday for Beauregard, Bossier, Caddo, Calcasieu, Catahoula, Rapides, St. Tammany and Washington...
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December 07, 2018 - 2:45 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) _ The two candidates vying to be Louisiana secretary of state are trying to draw interest to a late-in-the-year election from voters distracted with holiday festivities and Christmas shopping. Saturday's runoff between Republican Kyle Ardoin and Democrat Gwen Collins-Greenup...
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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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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
April 01, 2018 - 8:13 am
A St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s deputy is in surgery after he was shot this morning. It happened after a chase that ended in the Goodbee area. "Shortly before 5:00 a.m. Sunday morning (April 1), deputies attempted to make a vehicle stop on a subject who was believed to be involved in reported...
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June 20, 2017 - 12:44 pm
The following parishes have made sandbags available: St. Charles Parish Sandbagging locations: East Bank Bridge Park, 13244 River Road Destrehan, LA 70047 West Bank Bridge Park, 13825 River Road Luling, LA 70070 Bayou Gauche, LA 306 at Badeaux Lane East St. James Parish Sandbagging locations: (...
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April 05, 2017 - 7:52 am
(AP) The former top prosecutor for Washington and St. Tammany parishes learns his fate after being convicted on multiple corruption charges. Walter Reed goes before U.S. District Judge Eldon Fallon on Wednesday for sentencing. An independent pre-sentence investigation suggests nine to 111/4 years...
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