North shore 'best bets' for family entertainment: Labor Day weekend of Aug. 29-31
Most families on the north shore will enjoy backyard grillin' and family-friendly chillin' this weekend and need no help in figuring out what to do.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Best of New Orleans
Ten tailgating essentials for Saints season
While everyone has their go-to favorite tailgating snacks, there are some food that just can't be left off of a game day menu.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Investigators have promising lead in 1999 BR homicide
Kassie Federer's killer busted through the dead-bolted door of her apartment and chased her until she had nowhere else to run, firing at least two errant gunshots before fatally striking the LSU psychology student nearly 15 years ago.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
WAFB-TV Baton Rouge
Son arrested, mother wanted in meth lab operation
Deputies with the Tanigpahoa Parish Sheriff's Office have arrested a man and are searching for his mother in connection to a meth lab found in their Ponchatoula home.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
TPSO deputies arrest accused crack dealer
Sheriff's deputies in Tangipahoa Parish said they arrested an accused crack cocaine dealer while patrolling in a high crime area of Ponchatoula last Thursday.
Authorities awaiting autopsy results following death of former LSU, UNO basketball player Matt Derenbecker
Authorities in Ponchatoula on Monday said they are awaiting the findings of an autopsy on former LSU and UNO basketball player Matt Derenbecker .
WAFB-TV Baton Rouge
Southeastern Wetland Restoration Lab to benefit from lawsuit
They start as seedlings at greenhouses in Hammond. Students get down and dirty cultivating cypress and tupelo trees under the direction of Dr. Gary Shaffer.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
After chase on land and through water, St. Tammany deputies catch 'Spiderman burglar'
A man dubbed the "Spiderman burglar" for allegedly climbing onto rooftops and burglarizing Tangipahoa Parish businesses was captured Thursday by St. Tammany deputies.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
'Spiderman Burglar' tried to drown St. Tammany K-9, deputy during arrest
John Edward Green, dubbed the "Spiderman Burglar," was arrested Thursday in St. Tammany Parish after authorities said he tried to drown a sheriff's office K-9 and a deputy during an attempted escape.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Louisiana's career-education program creates 23 student study tracks
SCOTT THRELKELD / THE TIMES-PICAYUNE Jeff Swarner of Sideline Welding Service of Ponchatoula repairs a track-hoe Tuesday, January 25, 2011, in the community of North Shore.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Ponchatoula woman killed in Kansas crash
The Kansas Highway Patrol reports that Michelle Grabert of Ponchatoula, Louisiana, died in the accident early Tuesday.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Community column for Aug. 5, 2014
Area representatives attended the Zeta Tau Alpha Fraternity's 52nd National and 41st International Convention June 25-29 in Los Angeles.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Ponchatoula man sought in home invasion, battery
TICKFAW The Sheriff' Office is looking for a 30-year-old Ponchatoula man residence who forced his way into a Tickfaw residence Wednesday night, sprayed two people inside with pepper spray and searched the home for someone before leaving, the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office reported.