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Jim Hanzo
August 20, 2017 - 5:23 pm
A family gathering turned tragic Saturday evening, after a 2-year-old girl drowned. Shortly after 8 p.m., Slidell Police responded to a house in the Palm Lake subdivision after family members found their 2-year-old daughter in the bottom of their swimming pool. Desperate attempts were made to...
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August 19, 2017 - 6:35 am
Tropical Storm Harvey is moving away from the Windward Islands through the eastern Caribbean. Harvey brought gusty winds and heavy rainfall to portions of the Lesser Antilles Thursday night and Friday, but the system is now rapidly moving away from the island chain. Wind shear continues to keep the...
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August 19, 2017 - 6:29 am
Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry's Office is criticizing a federal judge's finding that the system for electing judges in a coastal parish discriminates against black voters. Landry's office didn't say in a statement emailed Friday whether it would appeal U.S. District Judge James Brady's...
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August 18, 2017 - 2:45 pm
State Police announces its 96th Cadet Class will begin at the LSP Training Academy this Sunday. For about 20 weeks, thirty-six men and women, hailing from a variety of backgrounds, will officially begin an intensive training regimen. Sgt. Jared Sandifer. "While they are training they will go...
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August 18, 2017 - 12:49 pm
The Powerball jackpot is up to $535 million since no one matched all the numbers in the drawing Wednesday night. Louisiana Lottery spokesperson Dustin Annison says this is the fifth largest jackpot in the history of the game. “It’s very exciting. This is the first time it’s been over $500 million...
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August 17, 2017 - 9:07 pm
Tropical Storm Harvey formed Thursday afternoon and is moving towards the Caribbean Sea. Tropical Storm warnings are up for many of the islands. It should continue on a westward track towards central America. The storm should stay well to our south, perhaps affecting the Yucatan Peninsula. Itmay...
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