Miller Says Club Deluxe Project Continues

Tangipahoa Parish President Robby Miller says concrete apron work along two roadways that intersect with Club Deluxe Road work will begin today, forcing closures for those side roads for one week at a time. Miller said the contractor will start rebuilding concrete aprons on Professional Plaza and North Oaks Boulevard at their intersection with Club…

Covington Man Dies in Metairie Crash

Over the weekend Troopers with Troop B responded to a fatality crash involving a pedestrian on Airline Highway that took the life of 52-year-old Daniel Rivera of Covington. Rivera was walking in a southbound direction across Airline Highway. As he entered the center of the southbound travel lanes, he was struck by a 2006 Chevrolet…

One Dead in Tangi Crash

Yesterday, a man was killed and another was severely injured after their vehicles collided head-on in Tangipahoa Parish. Louisiana State Police say the crash happened around 5:50 p.m. Thursday on LA 10 between Franklinton and Wilmer, when a car driving eastbound crossed the center line near Charles McDaniel Road and crashed into a pickup truck…

Slidell PD Hosting Coffee with a Cop Today

Slidell Police are reminding citizens not to forget about Coffee With A Cop this morning. Sweet Rolls is giving away one free “Little Easy Cup” to all the kids who show up! With the kids being out of school, Starbucks on Front Street is having a Coffee with a Cop Day! The event will take…

Attorney Takes on Bayou Steel

An attorney representing some workers laid off by Bayou Steel in LaPlace this week is questioning whether the company broke a federal law regarding notification of layoffs. He says employees were blindsided by the announcement and the WARN Act requires sixty day’s notice. The attorney says he’s also working to have the bankruptcy case moved…

Tangi Government Annex Named After Burgess

A formal dedication ceremony will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 8 to name the Tangipahoa Parish Government Annex as the “Gordon A. Burgess Governmental Building.” Tangipahoa Parish President Robby Miller says the dedication ceremony will begin at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 8, at the governmental offices located at 206 E. Mulberry Street in Amite.…

Slidell PD Fishes Out Suspect

On Wednesday Slidell Police were notified of a theft of several brand-new fishing poles, taken from the back of a truck at Southside Café. The poles were supposed to be auctioned off to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project. The suspect was captured on surveillance video, which enabled detectives to identify the suspect as 34-year-old, Jeffrey…

Fake Cop Pulling Over Drivers

Officials are spreading the word that there are now at least three reports of a white male in his 40s, in a black Dodge Charger, who is impersonating a police officer and pulling over women drivers. There have been two incidents in Louisiana and one in Mississippi. One incident occurred over the weekend near the…

Drug Bust in Washington Parish

Earlier this week detectives with the Washington Parish Sheriff’s Office drug task force arrested a Bogalusa drug dealer who was in possession of a stolen firearm. With a search warrant for his residence on Amy Street, detectives took 25 YO Darius J. Dobson into custody. A search of the residence revealed drugs, a stolen pistol,…

Shooting at North Oak Park

Chief Edwin Bergeron commented this morning on Tangi 96.5 about a shooting that occurred last night. It was described as a “domestic” incident that unfolded at North Oak Park. Southeastern Police are handling the investigation with an assist from Hammond Police. Southeastern sent out an emergency message about the shooting to students last night. One…