STPSO Looking for Jail Deputies

The St. Tammany Sheriff’s Office is currently looking for men and women who want to work in their jail as corrections deputies, saying becoming a corrections deputy is a great way to start out in law enforcement. They call it a challenging and rewarding job with excellent benefits. If you or someone you know is…

NOLA Officials Talk Coronavirus

New Orleans officials held a press conference yesterday to talk about how they are addressing the threat of the Coronavirus. The director of the New Orleans Health Department said there have been no diagnosed cases of the Coronavirus in the state and for now the risk to local citizens remains very low. Wednesday’s news conference…

Amtrak Accident in Metairie

A woman was injured when her SUV was struck by an Amtrak passenger train at a crossing in Metairie. The accident happened just before 3 p.m. on Central Avenue when the 49-year-old woman reportedly drove around crossing gates and was hit by the train. The woman was hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries. The Jefferson Parish…

Virus Testing at Tulane Primate

Last week it was announced that Tulane National Primate Research Center will be conducting tests for the detection and treating of the Coronavirus, or COVID-19. We got to talk with Angie Birnbaum, who is the Director of Bio-Safety for Tulane. She explained the measures in place to safely conduct these tests and more. Hear her…

Lake Loot Q&A February 26, 2020

6:40 Q: What do passengers do in your car that irritates you? This was the top response. A: Criticize your route Winner: No Winner! 7:10 Kids Loot Q: Parents admit they steal it, but say they’ll replace it. What? A: Money from their kids Winner: Brailey Chaix from Mandeville! 7:40 Q: About 1 in 6…

Pedestrian Killed in Tangipahoa Parish

On Tuesday, February 25, shortly after 2:30 AM, Troopers from State Police Troop L responded to a fatal crash involving a pedestrian on LA 1064 eastbound near Whittington Rd. in Tangipahoa Parish.  The crash claimed the life of 26-year-old Jacy C. Core of Tickfaw. The crash occurred as Core was standing in the eastbound lane…

Another Successful Carnival in Covington

Carnival in Covington continues to grow each year. Perhaps appealing to Northshore families who don’t want to make the drive across the lake, huge crowds lined the streets of Covington for this annual parade, with Grand Marshalls Pat Gallagher and Vince Vance. Following the parade, there was an afternoon party at the Covington Trailhead where…