Slidell http://wwno.org en Slidell Veterans Cemetery Nears Completion http://wwno.org/post/slidell-veterans-cemetery-nears-completion <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Muddy roads will soon give way to asphalt and bare ground transformed with sod and landscaping as construction of the Southeast Louisiana Veterans Cemetery near Slidell enters its final stages.</p> Mon, 20 Jan 2014 16:45:49 +0000 The Associated Press 52461 at http://wwno.org Slidell Woman Dies After Head-On Collision With Train http://wwno.org/post/slidell-woman-dies-after-head-collision-train <p></p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Slidell police say a 53-year-old woman died after turning onto railroad tracks and running head-on into a freight train.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Police say in a news release that Jamii Pizzitolo of Slidell had to be extricated from her car. She was flown late Friday to the Interim LSU Public Hospital in New Orleans, where she died.</p> Mon, 11 Mar 2013 16:18:23 +0000 The Associated Press 30999 at http://wwno.org Construction to Begin on Fremaux Town Center http://wwno.org/post/construction-begin-fremaux-town-center <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Construction is expected to begin in March on the Fremaux Town Center in Slidell.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">On Tuesday, Covington-based Stirling Properties and Chattanooga, Tenn.-based CBL &amp; Associates Properties Inc. announced a joint venture to open the first round of stores by spring 2014.</p> Sat, 19 Jan 2013 00:00:00 +0000 The Associated Press 27201 at http://wwno.org Slidell Police Investigate Shooting Death http://wwno.org/post/slidell-police-investigate-shooting-death <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Slidell police are investigating the shooting death of a 21-year-old man.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">A police spokesman says the body of Warren Pryor of Slidell was discovered in the parking lot shortly before 11 p.m. Monday.</p> Wed, 09 Jan 2013 15:00:00 +0000 The Associated Press 26579 at http://wwno.org Textron: Slidell Lease Extension for 1 to 3 Years http://wwno.org/post/textron-slidell-lease-extension-1-3-years <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Textron Marine &amp; Land Systems' offices will remain in Slidell for at least another year.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">The Textron Inc. division said Wednesday that it has a lease extension through May 31, 2014, with two one-year options, pending approval by the Slidell City Council. The current lease ends in May.</p> Thu, 27 Dec 2012 16:06:52 +0000 The Associated Press 25819 at http://wwno.org Slidell Krewe Cancels 2013 Parade http://wwno.org/post/slidell-krewe-cancels-2013-parade <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">The Krewe of Claude has canceled its ball and parade for the 2013 Carnival season, citing a shortage of members.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Krewe officials tell <em>The Times-Picayune</em> the Slidell organization was down to 12 members.</p> Sun, 16 Dec 2012 23:05:41 +0000 The Associated Press 25173 at http://wwno.org St. Tammany arrests three accused in boat looting http://wwno.org/post/st-tammany-arrests-three-accused-boat-looting <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The St. Tammany Sheriff's Office says three young men from Slidell are accused of looting thousands of dollars worth of equipment from boats that were docked near Slidell to make them safer from Hurricane Isaac.</p> Tue, 28 Aug 2012 21:11:21 +0000 The Associated Press 18781 at http://wwno.org St. Tammany looking for two accused in boat looting http://wwno.org/post/st-tammany-looking-two-accused-boat-looting <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">St. Tammany Parish sheriff's deputies are looking for two men accused of looting thousands of dollars of property from three boats that had been docked near Slidell to protect them from Hurricane Isaac.</p> Tue, 28 Aug 2012 20:30:16 +0000 The Associated Press 18773 at http://wwno.org Slidell calls hurricane curfew through Wednesday http://wwno.org/post/slidell-calls-hurricane-curfew-through-wednesday <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Slidell police say Mayor Freddy Drennan has called a dusk-to-dawn curfew for Hurricane Isaac.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Assistant Chief Kevin Foltz says it probably will be lifted at daylight Thursday.</p> Tue, 28 Aug 2012 18:50:18 +0000 The Associated Press 18757 at http://wwno.org Some lanes of US 190 closed http://wwno.org/post/some-lanes-us-190-closed <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Authorities in St. Tammany Parish say some lanes of U.S. Highway 190 from U.S. Highway 11 to Interstate 10 will be closed through Monday afternoon for repair work.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">At least one lane in each direction will remain open at all times, officials say.</p> Sun, 12 Aug 2012 16:05:22 +0000 The Associated Press 17687 at http://wwno.org