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Father Carles Benoit (rear left) helps carry a cypress casket crafted by monks at St. Joseph Abbey out of a federal courtroom. Hahnville grad led monks to victory in coffin lawsuit
2 hours ago
When the monks at St. Joseph Abbey began crafting cypress coffins in 2007, they did not know that the practice would cause a state association to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to rule against their ability to engage in the craft.

Students use a Promethean board as their math teacher looks on. Schools named top 10 in country for digital learning
2 hours ago
St. Charles Parish Public Schools has been named one of the top school districts in the nation for digital education for the second year in a row.

Bill would allow teachers to carry guns at school, events Bill would allow teachers to carry guns at school, events
3 hours ago
A bill that would allow teachers and school administrators with concealed carry permits to carry firearms in schools and at school events has been filed in this year’s legislative session.

Animal Control Director Angie Robert poses with Sandy. Shelter director saves horse
3 hours ago
A malnourished horse found wrapped up in rope in a desolate field has gotten a new lease on life thanks to St. Charles Parish Animal Control Director Angie Robert.

Luling man faces 140 years in jail for sex crime Luling man faces 140 years in jail for sex crime
3 hours ago
A Luling man was convicted of sexual battery on a juvenile and attempted aggravated incest against his daughter, who was 8 years old at the time the crimes occurred.

Hilda Mae Warren’s casket was taken through the streets of St. Rose by a horse-drawn carriage. Warren was killed on Aug. 13, 2007. Who killed Hilda Mae?
3 hours ago
Nearly seven years after the 2007 murder of Hilda Mae Warren, family members are still awaiting justice because no one has been convicted in connection with her death.

Devin Dwayne Donald Suspect captured in attempted kidnapping in Boutte
Yesterday at 12:37 pm
A man who is believed to have attempted to kidnap a 17-year-old girl from a Boutte parking lot at gunpoint has been captured.

Devin Dwayne Donald Man sought for attempted kidnapping in Boutte
Yesterday at 6:11 pm
A Reserve man is being sought in the attempted kidnapping of a 17-year-old girl at gunpoint in Boutte on Saturday.

Connor Dennies Suspect arrested 16 months after Norco murder
Yesterday at 5:46 pm
A suspect in the December 2012 murder of Norco resident Jay Bertucci was apprehended by the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office today.

Free program teaches kids how to escape from attackers Free program teaches kids how to escape from attackers
April 11 at 11:36 am
Around 50 children and their parents shuffled in through the doorway at the Hahnville High School gym to participate in a recent children’s self-defense class.

29 vehicles up for grabs at sheriff’s auction 29 vehicles up for grabs at sheriff’s auction
April 11 at 11:35 am
A 2002 BMW, 1999 Mercedes ML3 and a 2007 Ford F150 are among the 29 vehicles that will be auctioned off by the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office on Saturday.

Stroke victim who had to relearn  to walk completes Bridge Run Stroke victim who had to relearn to walk completes Bridge Run
April 11 at 11:32 am
Steve Todd may have been the last participant in Saturday’s Bridge Run to cross the finish line, but his accomplishment, doing so after recovering from a stroke, makes him stand out.

Runoff will decide next at-large rep
April 11 at 11:30 am
Council Chairwoman Julia Fisher-Perrier and political newcomer Jarvis Lewis are headed into a May 3 runoff for the Division B at-large seat, which represents the entire West Bank of St. Charles Parish, after neither candidate received more than 50 percent of the vote.

Ruthel Ellis holds up a picture of her son, Ramal. Ramal was shot to death on Nov. 17 near Fifth African Baptist Church in St. Rose. Suspects eyed in murder of Destrehan church volunteer
April 11 at 11:23 am
Nearly five months after 23-year-old Ramal Ellis was found shot to death behind the church where he volunteered his time, officials with the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office say suspects have been identified in connection with the murder, though any arrests will have to wait until the evidence is fully processed.

Monica Biancardi's body was found inside this car in Paradis on Wednesday morning. Gas poisoning victim was New Orleans scientist
April 04 at 11:21 am
A woman who died in an meticulously planned gas poisoning suicide in Paradis has been identified as a New Orleans scientist.

Police seek suspicious man who approached young Luling girl
April 04 at 9:12 am
A Luling mother told police that a suspicious man approached her daughter on Post Drive in Luling before speeding off when the mother appeared.

Undercover operation nets 41 suspected drug dealers Undercover operation nets 41 suspected drug dealers
April 04 at 9:09 am
A year-long undercover operation by the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office has led to 34 arrests and warrants for seven more suspected drug dealers who are still at large.

Voters will decide next West Bank at-large council member on Saturday Voters will decide next West Bank at-large council member on Saturday
April 04 at 9:08 am

On Saturday, voters will decide between three residents who are vying to fill the St. Charles Parish Council seat that represents the entire West Bank. Each of the candidates for the Division B at-large seat say that hurricane protection is the most pressing issue facing the area, but have differing views on the best way to achieve that goal.

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Suspect arrested 16 months after Norco murder
Suspect arrested 16 months after Norco murder
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A suspect in the December 2012 murder of Norco resident Jay Bertucci was apprehended by the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office today.

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