St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana

February 18, 2018 - 5:59 am
MANDEVILLE, La. (AP) - Funeral services are scheduled next week for former Mandeville Police Chief Tom Buell. Buell, who saw the department grow from 12 to 54 employees during almost 30 years as chief, died Monday of cancer. He was 67. The New Orleans Advocate reports services are scheduled Feb. 24...
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Jim Hanzo
February 15, 2018 - 3:40 pm
A 7-year-old boy died following a traffic incident that occurred Thursday morning at a Covington area shopping center. Shortly after 10:30 a.m. St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to The Shoppes Nord du Lac shopping center on Highway 21 near Covington in reference to a child being...
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Jim Hanzo
January 22, 2018 - 10:43 am
St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s detectives have arrested a Slidell man in a shooting that occurred Sunday. A 54-year-old man, was taken to a local area hospital. Shortly before 4:30 p.m. Sunday, 41-year-old, Michael Sirelle Bickham, 2015 Gause Blvd., Slidell, exited a residence in the 1400 block of...
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December 17, 2017 - 8:42 am
The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office is looking for a woman wanted in connection with a Saturday Slidell bank robbery. The sheriff’s office says the robbery took place shortly before noon at the Chase Bank branch located at 1943 Gause Boulevard East. A woman walked into the bank, implied that...
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December 14, 2017 - 9:14 pm
(WWL.com) Four Covington High School students have been arrested following an altercation that occurred as school was letting out Thursday (Dec. 14). Two St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s deputies were at Covington High School investigating an unrelated incident that happened off campus, when they heard...
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December 12, 2017 - 7:47 am
(AP) -- Northshore officials say construction will begin in early January on a retention pond expected to reduce storm flooding by holding nearly 91 million gallons of water. St. Tammany Parish President Pat Brister said in a news release that the French Branch Pond in Slidell should be finished by...
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November 27, 2017 - 6:50 am
(AP) -- Louisiana officers followed a trail of fluid to find a van they believe was involved in a fatal hit-and-run crash. A Louisiana State Police news release says 59-year-old bicyclist Calvin Lefort Jr. of Slidell was hit by a van Saturday on U.S. Highway 190 and became lodged in the windshield...
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David Blake
November 22, 2017 - 11:41 am
St. Tammany Parish has set a new high for homicides! 18 is the latest count, according to figures from the coroner, which eclipses the previous high of 17 back in 1996. "The Northshore is known for murder rates in the single digits, but not this year," St. Tammany Sheriff Randy Smith told WWL First...
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