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Two people are dead after a SWAT situation in a Slidell subdivision

The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office confirmed that two people are dead after a SWAT situation in the Lake Village Subdivision in Slidell Wednesday morning. According to the sheriff, around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday night when deputies responded to a home in the 300 block of Lake Village Boulevard. The sheriff said deputies tried to speak…MORE

Traffic Update: I-55 NB reopens at US 51 exit in Ponchatoula

State Police say I-55 NB is reopen at the US 51 exit in Ponchatoula. We’re told a commercial vehicle was sideways on the road. Traffic was being diverted at Exit 23.WDSU Traffic Anchor Deja Brown is following this. READ MORE:Traffic Update: I-55 NB reopens at US 51 exit in PonchatoulaCHECK OUT WDSU:Get all the New…MORE

2 dead after swat situation unfolds in Slidell subdivision

The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office have confirmed two people have died after swat teams responded to a home in the Lake Village Subdivision in Slidell. In a Facebook post, deputies asked residents to stay away so detectives can work.Officials say most of those SWAT officers have left the scene but some detectives are still…MORE

Traffic Alert: I-55 NB closed at US 51 exit in Ponchatoula

State Police say I-55 NB is closed at the US 51 exit in Ponchatoula. We’re told a commercial vehicle is sideways on the road. Traffic is being diverted at Exit 23.WDSU Traffic Anchor Deja Brown is following this. READ MORE:Traffic Alert: I-55 NB closed at US 51 exit in PonchatoulaCHECK OUT WDSU:Get all the New…MORE

New Orleans Council will address OIG report on Pontalba apartment

The French Market Corporation has asked that the New Orleans Council review the Office of Inspector General’s report into the mayor’s use of the Pontalba apartments. A meeting was held Tuesday where the corporation confirmed that there are no guidelines set for how the apartment can be used. The corporation asked that the council create…MORE

Corporate icon comes home to champion women

The retirement chapter of Deb Elam Grant’s storied career reads much like her corporate playbook. And that’s saying a lot. Elam Grant, a graduate of Ursuline Academy of New Orleans, LSU, and Southern Universities, was the first-ever Black female corporate officer at GE as its Global Chief Diversity Officer. She also led the company‚Äôs philanthropic…MORE

NOPD: Man found shot multiple times in Treme dies

New Orleans police are on the scene of the city’s latest homicide.Police said just before 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday a man was found shot multiple times in the 800 block of North Tonti Street.He died on the scene, according to police.No other information was released.READ MORE:NOPD: Man found shot multiple times in Treme diesCHECK OUT…MORE

LSP investigating cyber security threat at 3 area colleges & universities

WDSU has confirmed that three area colleges and universities recently learned their networks may have been compromised.Louisiana State Police are investigating the cyber security threat and said in a written statement that they are working with Nunez Community College, River Parishes Community College and the University of New Orleans to better protect their systems moving…MORE

Sheriff Hutson restructuring executive leadership staff

Orleans Parish Sheriff Susan Hutson announced she is restructuring her executive leadership staff.This comes after a series of WDSU Investigates stories uncovered OPSO spent nearly $20,000 of taxpayer dollars for command staff to stay in hotels for Carnival season. WDSU obtained emails from within the Sheriff’s Office that shows two of the employees questioned the…MORE

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