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Tempers flare in Livingston Parish during meeting about plans to store carbon dioxide under Lake Maurepas

Posted 11:18 PM 9/27/2022 by Nick Perlin

LIVINGSTON PARISH- A meeting about a plan to store carbon dioxide under Lake Maurepas  lasted over four hours Tuesday as Livingston Parish councilmembers and residents tried to get their many questions answered. 

It was a very emotional meeting, the crowd voiced their opinions (More)

Yesterday

St. Tammany Correctional Center employee arrested for selling drugs to inmates

St. Tammany Correctional Center employee arrested for selling drugs to inmates

Posted 7:16 PM 9/27/2022 by Logan Cullop

SLIDELL - A former St. Tammany Parish Correctional Center employee was fired and arrested Tuesday for sneaking drugs into the jail and selling them to inmates. 

According to the sheriff's office, 20-year-old Jason Allen Jr. had been working at the correctional center since February (More)

9/26/2022

Police officer arrested, allegedly groped child at wedding venue in Livingston Parish

Police officer arrested, allegedly groped child at wedding venue in Livingston Parish

Posted 5:54 PM 9/27/2022 by WBRZ Staff

SPRINGFIELD - A police officer was arrested after he was accused of groping a child at a wedding in Livingston Parish over the weekend.

Frank Tallia, an officer with the Ponchatoula Police Department, is currently jailed at the Livingston Parish Detention Center on a charge of sexual (More)

Yesterday

911 call system to soon change following dropped call issues

Posted 6:14 PM 9/27/2022 by Katie Easter

BATON ROUGE - A call to 911 can be the difference between life or death.

Earlier this month dozens of emergency calls were dropped and officials blame AT&T.

"I can't put an apology large enough for this, but again, it was a complex issue," a representative with AT&T said to (More)

9/26/2022

Secretary of State 'researching' voter registration activities at East Baton Rouge field trip

Posted 9:55 AM 9/27/2022 by Bess Casserleigh

BATON ROUGE - In pictures and videos, it appears to be a church service, but it was actually a school-sanctioned field trip.

Lawyers say the (More)

Yesterday

Suit: Care home resident died with paper jammed in windpipe

Suit: Care home resident died with paper jammed in windpipe

Posted 8:08 AM 9/27/2022 by Associated Press

Cheryl Yewdall spent most of her life at a Philadelphia care home for people with developmental disabilities. It was there, on Jan. 26, that the 50-year-old was found face down on the floor, in a pool of urine, suffocating on a large wad of paper that had been stuffed down her throat.

She (More)

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