Dirt Pit Vandals Arrested

The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office has arrested two individuals after it was discovered they were responsible for causing a significant amount of damage at a local dirt pit. On Sept. 28, STPSO deputies responded to a dirt pit on Highway 1129 near Covington after an employee discovered damage to the work site and pieces…

Covington PD, STPSO, Investigate Shooting

On Wednesday, October 9, at approximately 9:30 pm., the Covington Police Department, with the assistance of the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to a complaint of a shooting in the area of W. 31st Avenue and N. Van Buren Street. Upon arrival, officers’ located a victim who suffered a non-life threatening gunshot wound. The…

STPSO Employee Arrested on Causeway

An employee of the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office is on administrative leave after being arrested on the Causeway early this morning. Shortly before 5:30 a.m. the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office was notified that Gregory Longino, a 29-year veteran of the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office, had been stopped by Causeway Police on the bridge and…

Lake Rewind: October 10, 2019

Our first guest this morning was Heide Alejandro-Smith. She is running for State Representative in District 90. Find out more about her in the interview below. Our next guests were from STPH. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month so we chatted with Robin and Tim about screenings, treatments and more. Here is the LINK to…

Emergency Lane Closure on I-12

UPDATE: DOTD has opened the lane and traffic is flowing as of 9 a.m. Emergency repairs are underway along the outside (right) lane of I-12 westbound near Covington. The lane was closed as of 8:00 p.m. last night and could remain closed until 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 10th, according to the Department of Transportation…

Fuller Center and SLU Team Up on Build

The Ginger Ford Northshore Fuller Center for Housing and Southeastern Louisiana University Student Government Association are proud to host a service-learning project called the “Green and Gold Build”. The event is going on this week, as part of Homecoming 2019. University students, faculty, staff and alumni will construct a 5 bedroom 2 bath house frame…

STPSO Says Runaway Girl Located

STPSO announced late yesterday that a local runaway juvenile had been located and offered thanks to everyone who called in with information or shared their post about it on social media. The young female snuck out of her house at approximately 1:30 a.m. on October 8, leaving a note apologizing for running away and requesting…