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Last of four convicted in chilling Covington murder-for-hire

COVINGTON, La. (WGNO) – A St. Tammany Parish jury found Carlos Rodriguez, 45, formerly of Kenner, guilty Friday of first-degree murder for carrying out a plot with his girlfriend to kill her husband in 2009. 335 more words

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PHOTOS: 5-foot shark caught in Lake Pontchartrain

MANDEVILLE, La. (WGNO) – Sharks in Lake Pontchartrain are not uncommon, but crew members of Wicked Fishing Charters in Mandeville snagged a rather large bull shark this week. 144 more words

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Three Florida men arrested in connection with 'felony lane gang' activity in St. Tammany Parish

COVINGTON, La. (WGNO) – Three men arrested over the weekend in Florida have been tied to “felony lane gang” car burglaries in St. Tammany Parish. 209 more words

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Slidell man drowns in Lake Pontchartrain

SLIDELL, La. (WGNO) –  A Slidell man apparently drowned in Lake Pontchartrain Saturday afternoon, the St. Tammany Parish Coroner said.

According to the sheriff’s department, deputies received a call shortly after noon that 28-year-old Joshua Entrekin went into the water and didn’t resurface. 35 more words

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'Offer help instead of handcuffs' St. Tammany announces progressive drug program

COVINGTON, La. (WGNO) – North Shore law enforcement agencies announced a progressive drug-fighting program that would cost as little as “a tank of gas.” Covington Police Chief Tim Lentz announced the beginning of “Operation Angel,” Monday at a joint press conference with St. 285 more words

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Suspects arrested in flashback burglary spree

UPDATE: 30-year-old Raymond Harold Kimble was arrested Tuesday night, April 20, by Mandeville PD detectives, JPSO deputies, and U.S. Marshals in Jefferson Parish. Mandeville police are in the process of arranging both suspects’ returns to St. 224 more words

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UPDATE on crash of plane used for mosquito control

SLIDELL, La. (WGNO) — Slidell police say workers are trying to clear an area where a plane crashed Tuesday night near the city’s airport. The crash happened a little after 9:15, and the two people on board the plane were killed.   186 more words

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