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Arrest made in connection with body found in spillway

A “person of interest” in the homicide case of an 88-year-old New Orleans woman whose body was found floating in the Bonnet Carre’ Spillway in May of last year has been taken into custody.Read More...
46 minutes ago
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New Sarpy man pleads guilty after dog fighting arrest

A New Sarpy man accused of using pit bulls for dog fighting in the summer of 2016 recently pleaded guilty to two counts of cruelty to animals, earning him a suspended sentence of six months in prison and two years misdemeanor probation.Read More...
1 hour ago
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Norco father, son arrested after spray painting Confederate monument pedestal

Removal of the P.G.T. Beauregard monument in New Orleans has been described as celebrating the “Lost Cause of the Confederacy,” but Norco residents Chris Kimble and his father, Michael, didn’t see it that way.Read More...
1 hour ago
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Officials looking for ways to get distracted drivers’ attention

Eric Rozcyki was standing alongside Ormond Boulevard when a woman drove past the school bus that his granddaughter was stepping into and never stopped.Read More...
12 hours ago
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New Sarpy man found guilty in 2016 shooting death of DHS senior

After deliberating less than 2-1/2 hours, a St. Charles Parish jury found 23-year-old Javon Wells guilty of the 2016 murder of Kendall Williams Jr., who was less than a week away from graduating from Destrehan High School.
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14 hours ago
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Boutte woman watched train slam into her SUV

Laura Cummings had just watched the front tire roll off her Ford Explorer and was begging a 911 dispatcher on the phone to send someone to remove her SUV off the railroad tracks when she heard the train horn.Read More...
May 19 at 5:49 pm
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HHS Valedictorian: Britney Hatfield

When the call came that Britney Hatfield had been named Hahnville High School’s valedictorian for the Class of 2017, the astonished teen asked if they were sure the word began with a “V.”Read More...
May 19 at 9:45 am
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DeVillier was irrational days before shooting deputy, brother says

Just days before John Paul DeVillier shot St. Charles Parish Deputy Burt Hazeltine in a Paradis parking lot on April 16, 2015, his family discussed having him committed because of his erratic behavior. Read More...
May 19 at 9:13 am
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Post 3750 celebrates 50 years of helping veterans

Joe Durr was in a dark depression struggling with his experience from the Vietnam War and, particularly with the memories of the people he killed that had him living like a hermit.Read More...
May 19 at 9:00 am
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This cookie crumbled and then became a Peruvian dream

It was late at night, after the children went to sleep, that Pamela Burford quietly started cooking Peruvian sweets in her Luling kitchen.Read More...
May 19 at 8:00 am
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Hahnville High School Salutatorian: Camryn Mikesell

For Camryn Mikesell, being named salutatorian represents the culmination of four years of hard work and sharing it with a good friend who was named valedictorian.Read More...
May 19 at 8:00 am
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HHS Senior Stories: Eagle Scouts spread their wings on way to honors

Austin Faucheux and Coriamtumr Wayment have both been long time fixtures with the Boy Scouts, but the two each entered their senior year at Hahnville High School with some work to do.Read More...
May 19 at 8:00 am
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HHS Senior Stories: Engineering student recognized as top senior in HVAC program

Hunter Hebert said he had an awakening following his freshman year at Hahnville — both figuratively and, in a way, literally. Read More...
May 19 at 8:00 am
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HHS Senior Stories: Shooting drill, project sets stage for FBI hopeful

Dani Templet set her sights higher than most when it came to establishing her senior project at Hahnville, and when it was over, the soon-to-be University of Louisiana-Lafayette student said it was one of the richest experiences of her life. Read More...
May 19 at 8:00 am
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HHS Senior Stories: High school firefighter braved scene in wake of Phillips explosion

Most see a raging fire and run in the other direction — but not Micah Reyna. Read More...
May 19 at 8:00 am
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HHS Senior Stories: Avid volunteer earned rep as a go-getter at Hahnville High

Kayli Mato stays in constant motion — she doesn’t know how to be any other way. Read More...
May 19 at 8:00 am
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Ama and Luling residences  substantially damaged by fire
Ama and Luling residences substantially damaged by fire
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Area firefighters fought blazes at residences in Luling and Ama that substantially damaged both structures.