|Answers sought 16 years after badly beaten body found in Taft dumpster
May 23 at 8:00 am
On Sept. 25, 1998, workers at Union Carbide in Taft opened a recycling bin and made a gruesome discovery - the badly beaten body of a woman who had been strangled with a belt that was still wrapped around her neck.
|$1.2 billion Killona plant would create 1,175 new jobs
May 23 at 8:00 am
After a nationwide search, AM Agrigen Industries has zeroed in on a 650-acre site in Killona for the construction of a $1.2 billion fertilizer production facility that would use the Port of South Louisiana to ship their product internationally.
|Saints surprise DHS grad with NFL contract
May 22 at 9:47 am
Former Destrehan and Tulane University football player Devon Walker fulfilled a lifelong dream last week when he was signed to a one-day contract to the New Orleans Saints.
|Cancer survivor creates handmade dolls to raise funds for American Legion
May 22 at 8:00 am
A St. Rose cancer survivor who created rag dolls by hand in order to raise money for those fighting the disease is now hoping proceeds from three new dolls will help generate funds for the American Legion.
|Police: Cell phone tech stole woman’s private pics
May 20 at 11:33 am
A former employee of a cell phone repair store in Luling was arrested after police say he downloaded pictures from a customer’s phone while fixing it and shared them with friends.
|Residents in Willowdale, Willowridge will be without power for 4 hours Wednesday
May 20 at 8:39 am
Residents living in the Willowdale and Willowridge subdivisions in Luling will be without power from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Wednesday, May 21.
|New leads sought years after naked body dumped by river
May 16 at 3:17 pm
The discovery of a naked woman who was murdered and dumped on the banks of the Mississippi River in Destrehan 13 years ago is getting another look by the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.
|Clerk of Court wins battle against throat cancer
May 16 at 8:50 am
An extensive barrage of radiation and chemotherapy treatments have combined to drive throat cancer from St. Charles Parish Clerk of Court Lance Marino’s body.
|Mosquitoes swarming parish have little chance of transmitting viruses
May 16 at 8:48 am
While cold weather delayed this year’s mosquito outbreak, the pesky vampires are out with a vengeance now due to mid-April showers.
|Des Allemands man sentenced to 7 years for Matherne Drive arson
May 16 at 8:47 am
A 43-year-old Des Allemands man was sentenced to seven years in jail in connection with an arson that occurred on Matherne Drive in May of 2012.
|Police: Kenner man stole cars left on I-310
May 16 at 8:46 am
A Kenner man was arrested after he was caught stealing cars off interstates throughout the region, including St. Charles Parish, according to the Louisiana State Police.
|Law could stem tide of heroin epidemic
May 16 at 8:43 am
A proposed law that would introduce a mandatory two-year prison sentence for heroin possession and a minimum mandatory sentence of 10 years for heroin dealers is poised to pass the state legislature and become law later this year.
|Police search for 18-wheeler that caused horrific crash in Luling
May 16 at 8:42 am
State Police are searching for the driver of an 18-wheeler that ran a car off the road on I-310 last week, causing the vehicle to flip several times and injure the two passengers inside.
|Boutte alligator hunter stars in Animal Planet reality show
May 16 at 8:40 am
A Boutte alligator hunter is one of four outdoorsmen from across the nation who will be featured in “American River Renegades,” a reality TV series premiering on Animal Planet about those who make a living surviving off the land.
|As superintendent, Lafon made district one of state’s best
May 14 at 9:01 am
Longtime St. Charles Parish Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Rodney Lafon died on Monday from congestive heart failure.
|HHS among top schools in state for college prep
May 12 at 4:03 pm
Hahnville High School was recently named one of the top schools in Louisiana for college preparation by U.S. News and World Report.
|FBI seizes more records from St. Charles Parish Clerk of Court's Office
May 09 at 5:20 pm
The Federal Bureau of Investigation has taken possession of court records concerning a criminal case that occurred during former St. Charles Parish District Attorney Harry Morel’s final term in office.
|Suspect in deadly DWI crash found competent for trial
May 09 at 10:24 am
Jennifer Englade, who is accused of driving drunk and causing a wreck that killed three people and an unborn baby last year, was ruled competent to stand trial last week.
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Destrehan murder suspect found competent despite insanity plea - 3040 views
A Destrehan man claiming insanity in connection with the stabbing death of his live-in girlfriend has been found competent to assist his counsel by St. Charles Parish Judge Emile St. Pierre.
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