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A picture of Bruce Bourgeois and Mia Waite taken at a Halloween party last year. Destrehan murder suspect slept in woods to avoid capture
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Bruce Bourgeois Jr., who is suspected of killing his girlfriend and severely injuring her mother, pulled off into a wooded area near Independence and slept in a stolen vehicle to avoid authorities Wednesday night.

Save money shopping in St. Charles Parish with tax free weekend Save money shopping in St. Charles Parish with tax free weekend
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Shoppers in St. Charles Parish will get some relief at the cash registers this weekend with the removal of all sales tax on purchases up to $2,500.

Adam Wayment, of Luling, is currently studying at the Missionary Training Center, in Provo, Utah in preparation for a two-year mission in Taiwan. Teen puts off studies at Duke to make difference in Taiwan
9 hours ago
A Luling teen is about to embark of the trip of a lifetime as he prepares to serve a two-year mission in Taiwan.

Hahnville receiver Brandon Singleton (center) committed to Georgia Tech after impressing college coaches at summer camps. HHS receiver commits to Georgia Tech
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Hahnville High School receiver Brandon Singleton, who is entering his senior year, has committed to play football for Georgia Tech.

Pete Harman Jr. (right) caught an 84-pound yellowfin tuna. Hunter Harmon (left) caught the biggest mangrove snapper during the rodeo, with the fish weighing in at 11 pounds, 10 ounces. St. Charles anglers top leaderboard at Tarpon Rodeo
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Several anglers from St. Charles Parish finished near the top of the leaderboard at the International Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo held last weekend.

Analysis: Louisiana Democrats running in president’s shadow
9 hours ago
By Jeremy Alford

If President Barack Obama’s poll numbers, and those for his health care law, haven’t yet bottomed out in the Bayou State, then Democrats, accruing to pollsters and consultants, surely don’t want to know what the statistical floor actually looks like.

Coastal restoration efforts get a boost
9 hours ago
The long-awaited restoration of Louisiana’s valuable coast got somewhat of a boost last week when the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council announced it will start receiving project proposals in August to repair damage resulting from the BP oil spill in 2010. Hopefully it will spur announcements of other coastal restoration projects that are still in need.

Walls Walls
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Janice Marie Dufrene Walls, 70, of Bayou Gauche, died Monday in the presence of her husband and family.

St. Charles Parish Arrests
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•Joseph J. Cortez, 25, of 1808 Birdside Drive apartment 9B in Baton Rouge, was arrested on July 21 and charged with possession of cocaine with intent, possession of MDMA with intent, three counts of attempting to disarm a police officer, battery on a police officer with injury, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession of a firearm while in possession of a controlled substance, two counts of battery on a police officer and resisting an officer.

A new law does not permit students to cross any lanes of traffic to reach their bus stop and prevents bus drivers from picking up or dropping off children while the bus is in a lane of traffic. 
New law could lead to longer bus trips for some students
9 hours ago
A new law that prevents students from crossing the street to enter or exit a school bus could increase the time it takes drivers to complete each route.

Donnell Miner Truck heist leads to 7 years in jail
9 hours ago
A New Orleans man linked to a stolen St. Rose truck through a poached credit card that he used at Waffle House has been sentenced to seven years in jail.

Sam Wheeldon (right) was diagnosed with leukemia last year and needs to find a bone marrow donor. Community bands together to find bone marrow doner
9 hours ago
St. Charles Parish residents have come together to attempt to find a bone marrow donor for a 12-year-old Arizona boy who suffers from leukemia.

Magnolia Companies spent $4.8 million to finance the film St. Rose company goes Hollywood
9 hours ago
One of the area’s most diverse companies has been quietly building towards a unique goal over the past few years - that of making and producing major films right here in St. Charles Parish.

Sean Lewis Justice sought after nightmare bus ride
9 hours ago
A Luling mother is hoping that the owner of a fraudulent limo service is finally brought to justice after she was promised a luxury bus for her daughter’s homecoming and instead received an unlicensed, uninsured and battered school bus.

Even though Blue Bell is only available in about 26 percent of the nation’s supermarkets, it ranks as one of the top three best-selling ice creams in the country. Blue Bell breaks ground on Luling distribution center
9 hours ago
Blue Bell Creameries has broken ground in Luling on a distribution hub for their popular ice cream products.

Bruce Bourgeois Jr. and Mia Waite Suspect in Destrehan murder has been arrested
23 hours ago
Bruce Bourgeois Jr., who is suspected of killing his girlfriend and severely injuring her mother, has been arrested in Independence, according to St. Charles Parish Sheriff Greg Champagne.

Bruce Bourgeois and Mia Waite Suspect in Destrehan murder has been arrested
Yesterday at 7:48 pm
Bruce Bourgeois Jr., who is suspected of killing his girlfriend and severely injuring her mother, has been arrested in Independence, according to St. Charles Parish Sheriff Greg Champagne.

A picture of Bruce Bourgeois and Mia Waite taken from Waite's Facebook page. Suspect in Destrehan murder has lengthy arrest record in St. Charles Parish
Yesterday at 3:09 pm
A man accused of stabbing his girlfriend to death before attacking her mother has a lengthy criminal record in St. Charles Parish.

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Suspect in Destrehan murder has been arrested
Suspect in Destrehan murder has been arrested
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Bruce Bourgeois Jr., who is suspected of killing his girlfriend and severely injuring her mother, has been arrested in Independence, according to St. Charles Parish Sheriff Greg Champagne.