Ponchatoula Police and TPSO Catch Burglary Suspects

Ponchatoula Police say that George Knight and Jacob Knight, both from Mississippi, were taken into custody in Ponchatoula. PPD officers assisted TPSO deputies in locating those individuals and conducting a traffic stop. Authorities say the two men suspects in numerous reports of burglaries and thefts that have occurred in the area recently.

Smith Press Conference on Child Predators

At a press conference yesterday, St. Tammany Sheriff Randy Smith announced two new ways the agency is helping parents protect their children from child predators. This Halloween, signs will be placed in the yards of 160 of the parish’s registered sex offenders, warning parents not to let their children trick-or-treat there. State law prohibits convicted…

STPSO Arrests Two Armed Robbers

The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office has arrested two men following an armed robbery that occurred early Tuesday morning in the Slidell-area. Shortly before 5a.m. Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a convenience store on Pontchartrain Drive in Slidell after two men entered the store wearing orange ski masks and gloves. One of the men was…

TPSO Seeks Counterfeit Money Suspect

The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in providing information about 20-year-old Tyrin Jamal Daniels of Hammond. He is wanted for questioning in an investigation involving the use counterfeit money. He also has one failure to appear warrant relative to a felony charge of Carnal Knowledge of a Juvenile. Anyone with…

DOTD Explains Flyover Ramps for new Airport

In just under a week, Armstrong International Airport closes at its current location and moves to the new terminal just south of I-10, off Loyola Drive. Last night state transportation officials held a public meeting to talk about plans to build new flyover ramps to help airport-related traffic avoid Loyola and Veterans Boulevards. Work has…

National Weather Service Statement on Olga

The National Weather Service put out a summary statement on Olga, which hit the Northshore last weekend, leaving thousands without power. They said Tropical Storm Olga moved rapidly across southeast Louisiana and south Mississippi from midnight through late morning, producing strong winds, high tides and locally heavy rainfall. Strong wind gusts occurred across Terrebonne and…

Still Northshore Citizens Without Power

The number is down dramatically but there are still thousands of customers who are heading into day number four with no electricity after what was Tropical Storm Olga blew through with wind gusts higher than 70mph early Saturday morning. As of late last night, Entergy still had more than 1,000 out in Tangipahoa Parish. The…

Sheriff Calls out NOLA Media

Sheriff Randy Smith called out his political opponent and several news organizations in what he said was the politicizing of the investigation into the mysterious death of Nanette Krentel. In a letter directed to the Morning Advocate and WWL TV, Smith wrote, “Since Mrs. Krentel’s death two years ago, my office has worked tirelessly to…

Power Outages with Olga Continue

The unexpected strength of Olga left thousands of customers in the dark over the weekend, and some were still without power as of this morning. At the height of the storm, more than 100,000 customers lost power. Sustained winds across the region at 45 miles per hour with gusts over 60, brought down trees, limbs,…

Hazardous Waste Collection Date Moved

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day, originally scheduled for Saturday, October 26th, was rescheduled for Saturday, November 23rd due to severe weather.  The time and location of the event will remain the same, the Centerpoint Park and Ride adjacent to Northshore Technical Community College located at 65556 Centerpoint Boulevard in the Lacombe area from 8 a.m.…