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…

Lake Rewind: October 22, 2019

Our first guest today was Dr. Aaron Karlin. He was here to talk about Boo Fest, which benefits Access Louisiana. Find out more about it in the interview below. Scott Jones and Jennifer Buchholz stopped by to talk about At Your Service at Christwood. There are a ton of ways this service can help seniors…

Tranchina Endorses Smith

Former candidate for Sheriff Nick Tranchina endorsed Sheriff Randy Smith for re-election over his challenger Tim Lentz. Tranchina indicated that over the last several days he met with both candidates, spoke with supporters, and with deputies inside the agency. He said the deputies’ opinion of who they wanted as their sheriff moving forward, more than…

Rape Arrest in Ponchatoula

Ponchatoula Police announced the arrest of 32 YO Malcolm J. Chester on a First Degree Rape charge. Ponchatoula Police received the initial call regarding this incident, but requested that the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office conduct the investigation due to the suspect having a close relative that works for PPD. TPSO conducted the investigation and subsequently…

Drug Arrest at Washington Parish Fair

After a tip from a concerned citizen, a suspected drug dealer was arrested at the Washington Parish Free Fair when Washington Parish Drug Task Force detectives located a suspicious person sitting in a vehicle in one of the parking areas on the north side of the fairgrounds. The occupant of the vehicle, forty-four-year-old Kelvin Paul…

Lake Rewind: October 21, 2019

Here’s the winner of our Lake 94.7 Cool Cat Contest!!!!! The Billingsley-Sanchez family is headed to the Auburn LSU Game on us!!!!! Dee Christina came by with Sharon Jamison to talk about Hope and Hearts 4 Paws. This non-profit rescues small breed dogs, fixes them up, then finds them good homes. Hear all about them…

New Armstrong International to Open Nov 6

There have delays, the project went over budget and ran behind schedule, but the new Armstrong International Airport Terminal has finally set an opening of Wednesday November 6th. The first planes will start arriving at the new terminal on that date and passengers will finally get to see the new facility. All 16 commercial airlines…

State Police Respond to Fatal Crash on LA 16

On Sunday, October 20, 2019 at approximately 12:14 AM, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop L responded to a fatal crash involving two vehicles on LA 16 at Horseshoe Rd. in St. Helena.  The crash has claimed the life of 40-year-old Denise Self of Amite. The initial investigation led Troopers to determine that Self was…

Slidell Police Make Arrest in Murder Case

Four Slidell teenagers are being charged with murder after shooting and killing a man early yesterday morning. Shortly before 9:30 a.m. on Friday, Slidell Police responded to reports of gunshots at the Slidell Housing Authority. When officers arrived, they located 33-year-old, Andre Johnson, shot to death inside of his apartment. During the investigation, Slidell Police…