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  • Slidell Police searching for armed robbery suspect Play Video

    August 22, 2017 4:00 PM

    SLIDELL - Authorities in Slidell are looking to identify the man who robbed a cash checking business Tuesday morning.  According to the Slidell Police Department, the armed robbery took place at an Advance America around 10:30 a.m.  Witnesses say the man entered the building, pulled out a fire arm... more »
  • Police: Man stabbed to death after intervening in domestic dispute

    July 30, 2017 11:02 PM

    SLIDELL - Police say a man fled to another state after he fatally stabbed a man who intervened in a domestic dispute between him and his fiancée Sunday. Authorities say the incident occurred in the 800 block of Pine Tree Street just before 6 p.m. Sunday. Officers were... more »
  • Police: Slidell woman fought off 'deranged' man with club

    July 27, 2017 8:19 PM

    SLIDELL - Louisiana police say a woman clubbed a man into submission when he left a chase after someone else and attacked her. Slidell Police Detective Daniel Seuzeneau said in an email Thursday that the woman says she keeps the club for protection. He said in a news release that... more »
  • Police: 73-year-old man brutally beaten during road rage attack in Slidell

    July 7, 2017 11:29 AM

    SLIDELL – A 73-year-old man was brutally beaten in road rage incident in Slidell on Thursday, police say. According to the Slidell Police Department, officers responded to a call on July 6 around noon about a fight near the intersection of Reine Avenue and Old Spanish Trail.... more »
  • Slidell teen killed in crash in Lacombe

    June 13, 2017 12:54 PM

    SLIDELL – A Slidell teenager was killed in a crash Monday morning in Lacombe. According to the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office, the crash occurred on Bayou Paquet Road near Transmitter Road around 11:40 a.m. when 17-year-old Spencer Coe was driving a BMW. Coe's vehicle was found overturned... more »
  • Police find teens reported missing from BR and Slidell

    April 24, 2017 12:13 PM

    UPDATE: Rebekah Lemar and Jordan Erwin were found walking in the Livingston Parish area. BRPD says both appear to be safe and unharmed. Original story: BATON ROUGE – The Baton Rouge Police Department is searching for two teenagers reported missing. Officers are searching for 14-year-old Rebekah Lemar of... more »
  • Toddler somehow gets onto Louisiana road, is killed by truck

    April 11, 2017 7:47 AM

    SLIDELL - Authorities are trying to determine how a 17-month-old girl wound up in a road where she was struck and killed by a truck. NOLA.com ' The Times-Picayune reports that the girl was struck Monday afternoon in St. Tammany Parish, while the toddler was visiting her grandmother's home in... more »
  • Woman arrested for pawning stolen property

    February 22, 2017 6:08 PM

    SLIDELL- A Mississippi woman was arrested for possession of and attempting to pawn stolen property Tuesday. According to Waveland Police, they were investigating 52-year-old Kelly Wojdacz in relation to property that was reported stolen. During the investigation, police contacted Deep South Gold, a local pawn shop, to inquire about... more »
  • Police: No plans to arrest man for fatal shooting at Slidell-area home

    January 18, 2017 12:30 PM

    SLIDELL - St. Tammany Parish Sheriff Randy Smith says investigators don't plan to arrest a 24-year-old Slidell man who shot and killed another man outside his house. He says results of the autopsy on 22-year-old Seth Flores back up Shane Hicks' statement that he was protecting himself from a man... more »
  • Man fatally shoots person acting "erratically" in his yard

    January 16, 2017 2:08 PM

    SLIDELL - The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal shooting that occurred early Monday morning. According to police, a homeowner confronted a man behaving erratically in his front yard in the Ozone Woods subdivision. The homeowner fatally shot the man and remained at the scene until... more »
  • STPSO detectives stop burglary spree

    January 12, 2017 5:26 PM

    SLIDELL - St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's detectives arrested a man responsible for a string of burglaries that have plagued the Slidell area since late November. Steven Barrios, 27, is accused of burglarizing over 20 storage units and three businesses on Highway 190E. Barrios stole over $25,000 worth of property... more »
  • Slidell student dies after car crashed into bayou

    December 21, 2016 2:31 PM

    ST. TAMMANY PARISH – A Northshore High School student has died after a car crashed into a bayou near Highway 433 on Tuesday afternoon. The crash occurred around 4 p.m on Tuesday when 17-year-old Jonathan Lunsford of Slidell was driving westbound on LA 433. Lansford lost control of the... more »
  • 19-year-old dies after car crash on I-59 near Slidell

    December 14, 2016 10:43 AM

    SLIDELL – A single-car crash claimed the life of a 19-year-old on Monday on I-59. The crash occurred on around 3 p.m. on I-59 just north of I-10 in Slidell when Denise Phillips was driving a Kia Optima northbound in the right lane. For reasons still under investigation, Phillips... more »
  • Slidell man arrested after crashing into store; steals alcohol

    November 25, 2016 12:09 PM

    SLIDELL – One man spent Thanksgiving in jail after police say that he purposely crashed into a store to steal alcohol. Around 5:45 a.m. on Thursday, a passerby reported that a vehicle drove through the glass entrance of a store, Jack's Beverage on Old Spanish Trail in Slidell. ... more »
  • Woman arrested for shooting vehicle 7 times with driver inside

    October 20, 2016 10:37 AM

    SLIDELL – Slidell Police arrested a woman for attempted second degree murder after she shot at a vehicle seven times while the driver was inside. On Monday, Oct. 17, police responded to a disturbance of shots fired in the Lincoln Park Subdivision around 6 p.m. When police arrived on... more »
  • Man surrenders after standoff with Slidell SWAT team

    October 10, 2016 1:07 PM

    SLIDELL – A man surrendered himself to the Slidell Police Department following a standoff with the department's SWAT team this weekend. On Saturday around 1 a.m., the Slidell Police Department received a phone call from a person screaming for help at a home on Hailey Avenue. After police... more »
  • 73-year-old Slidell man arrested for 500 counts of child pornography

    September 13, 2016 10:43 AM

    SLIDELL – The Louisiana State Police Special Victims Unit arrested a 73-year-old Slidell man for 500 counts of possession of child pornography. The investigation began in April as detectives started to gather evidence that 73-year-old Lanier Lively was sharing child pornography files over the internet. On Friday, State Police... more »
  • New Jersey man dies in three-vehicle crash in Slidell

    September 6, 2016 11:48 AM

    SLIDELL – A three-vehicle crash on I-10 westbound near Old Spanish Trail in Slidell claimed the life of one man from New Jersey. The crash happened on Labor Day around 12 p.m. when 66-year-old Milton Frank was traveling east bound on I-10 near Spanish Trial in a Chrevrolet Tahoe.... more »
  • Police: Mississippi man claimed to be immune from arrest

    September 3, 2016 8:08 PM

    SLIDELL - Police in Louisiana say a Mississippi man claimed to be a "sovereign citizen" who's immune from arrest during a traffic stop. Slidell officers on Friday charged 54-year-old James Doyle Webb of Bay St. Louis with several violations, including not having a driver's license, a license plate or insurance.... more »
  • Sheriff: Man dead after Facebook date turns into robbery

    June 30, 2016 5:17 PM

    HARVEY ( WWLTV ) - Authorities have arrested two people who investigators say lured a Slidell man on a date intending to rob him. Dana Lemar and Terrance Calloway were arrested in connection with the shooting death of Coraryle Robert. Investigators believe Lemar set up a date with Robert... more »
  • Family pulls coyote from Lake Pontchartrain

    May 31, 2016 11:26 AM

    SLIDELL - A family rescued what they thought was a dog while fishing on Lake Pontchartrain over the weekend. When they got close to the animal though, they learned they had happened across a coyote swimming three miles out in the lake. Juliette Keller Velthouse said they were... more »
  • Slidell home destroyed after lightning strike causes fire

    May 20, 2016 12:55 PM

    SLIDELL- A home in Slidell went up in flames after a lightning strike during Thursday night thunderstorms. St. Tammany Fire District #1 responded to a house fire in the 300 block of W. Honors Point Ct. in Slidell. Firefighters arrived to the scene in less than seven minutes to find... more »
  • Driver arrested for hitting school crossing guard

    May 2, 2016 9:51 PM

    SLIDELL - A school crossing guard was hurt after she was intentionally hit by a vehicle. Slidell Police say it happened Monday about 8:15 a.m. near Abney Elementary School. Witnesses say a man, later identified as 33-year-old Francis Gras, disobeyed the guard's instructions and began to argue with her. During... more »
  • Coroner: Slidell man killed by lightning

    April 29, 2016 10:01 AM

    SLIDELL - A Louisiana coroner says a man working on a Slidell-area construction site died after being struck by lightning. St. Tammany Parish coroner Dr. Charles Preston said in a news release that 36-year-old Elvin Arturo Castro-Santiago was working Wednesday when he was struck. Preston says Castro-Santiago was taken to... more »
  • Two dead pilots identified in Slidell plane crash

    April 19, 2016 11:49 PM

    SLIDELL - The two men killed in a St. Tammany Parish Mosquito plane crash Tuesday night near the Slidell Airport has been identified. The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office said that 68-year-old Wayne Fisher of Slidell and 59-year-old Donald Pechon of Convington was identified as the pilots in the... more »
  • Man wanted after human and animal remains found on an altar at his home

    March 31, 2016 9:44 PM

    SLIDELL – Slidell Police are looking for a man after detectives found animal and human remains on an altar in his home. Slidell Police searched Joshua Roques' home in the 200 block of Woodcrest Drive, Tuesday night. According to investigators, human skulls and bones, animal bones and dried blood were... more »
  • Disaster Recovery Centers open in Monroe and Slidell

    March 21, 2016 11:25 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Two disaster recovery centers will be open Monday, Mar. 21 in Monroe and Slidell to help Louisiana residents recovering from flooding. The centers are open Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. The centers are closed on Easter... more »
  • High school basketball coach arrested on molestation charges

    March 18, 2016 12:43 PM

    SLIDELL – Police in Slidell say a high school basketball coach is now facing multiple molestation charges after they say he solicited nude photos and had sex with a student in his classroom. Slidell Police say 34-year-old Raymond Winzy was arrested Thursday on molestation and child porn charges. Winzy... more »
  • Slidell officer rescues calf in flood, seeks suggestion for name

    March 17, 2016 7:42 PM

    SLIDELL - A Slidell police officer who saved a calf from flood waters in St. Tammany Parish is now asking for the public's help to pick out a name. Slidell Police reserve officer Tommy Williams was preparing for rising flood water at his home when he found the calf... more »
  • Slidell PD on lookout for woman missing since Sunday

    March 1, 2016 5:47 PM

    SLIDELL - Police in Slidell are currently searching for a 44-year-old woman who was reported missing by her family, and investigators believe she is in imminent danger. Paulette Loisel was last seen around 1:30 p.m. at PJ’s Coffee in Mandeville on Feb. 28. She hasn’t been seen or heard... more »
  • Deputies investigating carjacking in Slidell

    November 25, 2015 2:18 PM

    SLIDELL – Deputies in St. Tammany Parish are investigating a carjacking which happened Tuesday night in Slidell. According to the STPSO, a Slidell woman was waiting for her grandson outside a house on Pebble Drive when a dark-colored vehicle stopped in front of the home. Deputies said a man... more »
  • Slidell Police bust Craigslist thief

    November 9, 2015 11:44 AM

    SLIDELL - A woman in Slidell was busted by an undercover police officer after she tried to sell a stolen cell phone on Craigslist last weekend. 19-year-old India Carmouche was booked on charges of possession of stolen property and resisting an officer Sunday. Carmouche came into possession of... more »
  • Alabama man killed in crash near Louisiana-Mississippi line

    November 4, 2015 7:33 AM

    BAY ST. LOUIS - Authorities have identified the truck driver whose 18-wheeler plunged into the Pearl River near the Mississippi-Louisiana state line following an accident on Interstate 10. Louisiana State Police say the victim was 26-year-old Steven Shawn Clark, of Theodore, Alabama. Troopers say the accident late Tuesday involved Clark's... more »
  • UPDATED: 86-year-old lost wedding ring passing out Halloween candy

    November 2, 2015 11:08 PM

    UPDATE Nov. 3 - Police said the ring has been located. It was found on the woman's front lawn during a thorough search by family members. SLIDELL - Police are helping an 86-year-old woman find her missing wedding ring. The police department posted on its Facebook page Monday,... more »
  • Suspicious death of dog prompts investigation by Slidell Police

    October 27, 2015 6:32 PM

    SLIDELL - An unusual investigation is underway in St. Tammany Parish after police uncovered a dead dog with a bag over its head inside of a Slidell home Monday night. Slidell Police say they responded to what seemed like a routine residential burglary, but the case took a strange... more »
  • Slidell teens arrested after making online threats

    October 20, 2015 1:22 PM

    SLIDELL - A pair of students have been arrested for making threats involving the use of firearms against three other students in Slidell. The arrests follow threats made on social media by the teens, aged 13 and 14 years old, against other students at Clearwood Junior High School. ... more »
  • St. Tammany authorities seek suspect in apartment arson case

    September 14, 2015 5:50 PM

    SLIDELL - St. Tammany Parish authorities are searching for a 58-year-old man wanted in connection with a fire last week that destroyed an apartment complex near Slidell In a news release Monday, Sheriff Jack Strain says an arrest warrant has been issued for David Rutledge for one count of... more »
  • Police say 'miracle' saved motorcycle driver Play Video

    August 11, 2015 11:48 AM

    SLIDELL – Cameras at a Slidell business caught footage of a nasty crash between a motorcycle and an 18-wheeler that veered off the road recently. Slidell Police responded to the accident Friday involving an 18-wheeler and motorcycle at the intersection of Highway 190 west and Carnation Street. Officers found... more »
  • Burglary ring busted in Slidell

    July 30, 2015 2:16 PM

    SLIDELL - Police announced the arrests of two men Thursday who investigators said were involved in a burglary ring which hit as many as 100 check-cashing outlets and other businesses with ATMs in the past year. Slidell Police Chief Randy Smith said the group stole nearly half a million... more »
  • Police increase security at Slidell Grand Theatre

    July 24, 2015 3:03 PM

    SLIDELL - Police in Slidell announced they will increase security at their city's Grand Theatre after a deadly shooting at another Grand in Lafayette. Louisiana State Police said 59-year-old John Houser shot and killed two women and injured nine other moviegoers Thursday night at the Lafayette Grand Theatre. ... more »
  • Walmart apologizes for making ISIS cake for man denied Confederate flag design

    June 29, 2015 5:53 PM

    SLIDELL - A Slidell man is asking for an explanation from Walmart after his request for a Confederate flag cake at one of its bakeries was rejected, but a design with the ISIS flag was accepted. Chuck Netzhammer said he ordered the image of the Confederate flag on a... more »
  • Kidnapped Tenn. woman rescued in Slidell

    June 9, 2015 3:55 PM

    SLIDELL - Police said a distressing text message saved the life of a kidnapped Tennessee woman who was recovered in Slidell this weekend. Slidell Police said someone from Tennessee called them Saturday evening claiming her sister had been kidnapped, raped, beaten and was being held against her will at... more »
  • Slidell man charged with 100 counts of child porn

    June 5, 2015 4:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities charged a St. Tammany Parish man with possession of child pornography, according to Attorney General Buddy Caldwell. Police arrested 44-year-old George Rogers of Slidell Friday in suspicion of 100 counts of possession of pornography involving juveniles under the age of 13. "By working with... more »
  • Arrest made in Slidell puppy-snatching

    May 28, 2015 2:50 PM

    SLIDELL - Police said Thursday they'd arrested a woman wanted for snatching a poodle puppy which was for sale at a Slidell feed store this week. Officers charged Stephanie Orso, 29, with theft after her arrest Wednesday evening and said they found the puppy unharmed at her home. ... more »
  • Woman sought in Slidell poodle heist

    May 27, 2015 1:21 PM

    SLIDELL - Police released a photo Wednesday of a woman sought for stealing a poodle puppy from a Slidell feed store on Memorial Day. Police said on Monday afternoon the woman came into the feed store on Gause Boulevard and was interested in pets which were for sale. A... more »
  • Two accused of stealing nursing home drugs for Vegas trip

    May 25, 2015 12:16 PM

    SLIDELL - Police charged a former teacher and a Slidell nursing home director with trying to steal prescription drugs as part of a scheme to sell them and run off to Las Vegas. Slidell Police arrested 36-year-old Patrick Lampard and 46-year-old Bonnie Pritchard for possessing drugs with the intent... more »
  • Daycare owner charged with cruelty to foster child

    May 22, 2015 5:50 PM

    LACOMBE - Authorities accused a St. Tammany Parish woman of abusing her young foster daughter this week, and the arrest has state child care officials looking into their own practices. The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office charged 40-year-old Trenique Faciane with one felony count of second degree cruelty to... more »
  • Details released concerning dead baby found in trash compactor

    May 5, 2015 11:05 AM

    SLIDELL - Police arrested a 22-year-old woman who now faces a second-degree murder charge after being accused of giving birth to her daughter at her home, then discarding the baby inside of a trash compactor. Slidell Police responded to the Canterbury House Apartments in Slidell Monday morning after a... more »
  • Police investigating dead baby found in trash compactor

    May 4, 2015 1:56 PM

    SLIDELL - Police are in the early stages of an investigation into the death of a baby in Slidell after the body of an infant was found in a trash compactor at an apartment complex Monday morning. Slidell Police said a maintenance employee made the grisly discovery around 9:15... more »
  • Slidell teen accused of child porn possession

    April 10, 2015 10:30 AM

    SLIDELL - Authorities and members of the Attorney General's Office accused a Slidell man of having child porn after a joint investigation. Attorney General Buddy Caldwell said investigators arrested Jarrett Wayne Tillman, 19, on 22 counts of child pornography recently. Caldwell said work by the AG's Cyber Crime... more »
  • Suspect makes disturbing post to social media prior to Slidell officer shooting

    April 5, 2015 11:10 AM

    SLIDELL - Police are still investigating a shootout that happened Friday night in Slidell that injured one officer. Neighbors in the Olde Towne community still see remnants of the exchanged gunfire between shooting suspect 28-year-old Jeremy Lackey and Slidell police. It happened when authorities were called out to... more »
  • Husband, wife found dead in Slidell in apparent murder-suicide

    March 13, 2015 2:09 AM

    SLIDELL - A husband and wife were found dead inside their Slidell area home in what appears to be a murder-suicide. The St. Tammany Parish Coroner's Office on Thursday identified the victims as 59-year-old Thomas Franklin and 57-year-old Debra Franklin. The parish coroner, Dr. Charles Preston, says both died of... more »
  • 5 arrested in Slidell counterfeit money scheme

    March 12, 2015 11:27 AM

    SLIDELL - Five people were arrested by Slidell Police following an investigation of a complex counterfeit money scheme that conned several New Orleans area businesses out of thousands of dollars. The investigation began in October of 2014 under Slidell Police Detective Luke Irwin. Over the course of the next... more »
  • Police: Shoplifter threw daughter like 'a toy doll'

    March 2, 2015 12:20 PM

    SLIDELL - Police said a man suspected of stealing items from a beauty shop in Slidell threw down his daughter when he was confronted by police over the weekend. Slidell Police said 24-year-old Lamar Causey of Baton Rouge threw his daughter "as if she was a toy doll" and... more »
  • Couple accused of pouring beer down 1-year-old boy's throat

    February 26, 2015 12:02 PM

    SLIDELL - Police said a couple is behind bars after they were accused of holding down a 1-year-old boy and pouring beer down his throat on multiple occasions. 24-year-old Brett Flower and 23-year-old Krysten Verdin of Slidell were booked into the St. Tammany Parish Jail on cruelty to juvenile... more »
  • Area of ATM skimmer investigation widens

    January 29, 2015 2:20 PM

    COVINGTON - The swath of customers possibly affected by hackers recent attempts at "skimming" credit card data from several ATMs has been expanded on Thursday afternoon to include Covington and Slidell, according to an announcement by the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office. Louisiana State Police confirmed with local, state... more »
  • Police say burglar broke into home and fell asleep

    January 28, 2015 10:35 AM

    SLIDELL - Police arrested a man in Slidell after officers said he was found with stolen goods inside someone else's house, asleep on their couch. Police charged 31-year-old Sharrod McCullum with simple burglary and criminal damage to property after his arrest early Wednesday morning. Officers said they were... more »
  • Firefighters keep dogs, cats & birds smoke-free in fire

    January 19, 2015 10:38 AM

    SLIDELL - A St. Tammany Parish fire chief says firefighters saved six dogs, five cats and five birds from being hurt by smoke from a fire next door. Chief Chris Kaufmann of Fire District No. 1 says the animals were being boarded at Bow Wow Dog Grooming when a grocery... more »
  • Authorities searching for stolen fireworks

    December 31, 2014 3:45 AM

    SLIDELL - The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office is looking for 19 cases of professional fireworks stolen from a truck near Slidell. Capt. George Bonnett, the Sheriff's Office spokesman, says the Pyrotechnica company had planned to set them off for Bossier city's New Year's Eve show. Bonnett said in a... more »
  • La., Miss. investigate body found near Slidell

    November 30, 2014 6:09 PM

    SLIDELL, La. - The St. Tammany parish sheriff's office says a man's body has been found near Slidell, and detectives are working with Mississippi authorities to find a person of interest. Sheriff's spokesman George Bonnett says in a news release that the body was found about 4 a.m. Sunday in... more »
  • Slidell man accused of distributing child porn

    October 30, 2014 3:06 PM

    SLIDELL - Authorities charged a Slidell man this week with 25 counts of distributing child porn after a joint undercover investigation involving the Attorney General's Cyber Crime Unit. Investigators arrested Jeremy Petry, 29, Wednesday at his home on Herwig Bluff Drive after executing a search warrant there. The... more »
  • Man arrested after robbing same gas station twice

    October 7, 2014 4:48 PM

    SLIDELL - A man wanted for robbing the same gas station twice in three days was arrested following a vehicle pursuit on Monday evening, according to the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office. Deputies said the pair of armed robberies happened on Thursday, Oct. 2 and Sunday, Oct. 5 at... more »
  • Man arrested for stealing from girl's memorial fund

    September 3, 2014 3:37 PM

    SLIDELL - Sheriff's deputies in St. Tammany Parish arrested a Mississippi man accused of stealing more than $4,000 from a scholarship fund set up to honor a student who died in a car crash in March. After four days of searching last March, the body of Northshore High School... more »
  • Robber tries to steal diaper bag

    August 25, 2014 4:08 PM

    SLIDELL - A man who claimed he needed money to pay his probation fees robbed a woman at gunpoint early Monday morning, according to Slidell Police. Officers responded to a report of an armed robbery at around 9:30 a.m. at Forestwood Apartments, a few blocks from the Slidell Police... more »
  • Police: Woman used dead sister's ID at hospital

    August 13, 2014 4:14 PM

    SLIDELL - Police arrested a Slidell woman after they said she used her dead sister's identity to get free medical attention. Detectives said Diondre Jones, 26, checked into Slidell Memorial Hospital under the name of her late sister, Delores Jones. Police said she also gave hospital staff her deceased... more »
  • Deputies accuse 3 of food stamp fraud

    August 7, 2014 4:42 PM

    SLIDELL - Sheriff's deputies in St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office said they arrested three people accused of unauthorized use of food stamps after an investigation by the state Department of Children and Family Services. Each of the suspects concealed information about their household during the application process in order... more »

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