Fights at Independence High

Over 30 students have been removed from the campus of Independence High Magnet School over the last two days due to fighting, and they will not be allowed back at the school pending a disciplinary hearing for every student involved. Tangipahoa Parish School Superintendent Melissa Stilley said 26 students were removed from campus for fighting…

Lake Rewind: October 23, 2019

Our first guest this morning was David Horchar from Family Promise. He wanted to talk about their capital campaign going on for their new day center at the Save Haven complex. Find out more in the interview below. We spoke with Dan about Wings and Wheels. Their event is this weekend from 10 until 4…

Edwards Warns of New Scam

Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards says someone is using the sheriff’s office phone number to scam residents. He said a resident received a call from someone posing as a Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office Deputy stating the US Department of the Treasury is holding a material witness warrant for their arrest and they must pay large…

STPSO Works with DEA on Take Back Program

This Saturday, October 26, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office will participate in a one-day collaborative effort with the Drug Enforcement Administration to remove unused and expired medications from homes and medicine cabinets. You can bring your pills for disposal to the Administrative Building on Brownswitch Road in Slidell…

Victim in Causeway Crash Identified

The St. Tammany Coroner’s Office has identified the victim in a multiple-car wreck that shut down the southbound lanes of the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway for more than three hours earlier this week as 53-year-old Michael Timothy of Metairie. The crash happened at the 14.5-mile marker on the southbound side of the bridge. A northbound Motorist…

Hammond PD Looking for Suspect

On October 7th the Hammond Police Department began investigating a theft of a wallet that occurred at Dollar Tree, located at 2700 West Thomas Street, which later lead to an incident involving felony identity theft and bank fraud. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to contact Detective Bradley Fresina, with the Hammond Police…