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Frantic 911 call alleges sexual assault by Morel

"Take your [clothes] off and I can please you. You have no idea what I can do," Danelle Keim said former St. Charles Parish District Attorney Harry Morel told her just before she claims he sexually assaulted her in 2010.
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April 21 at 4:08 pm
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Feds release incriminating Morel transcripts

Former St. Charles Parish District Attorney Harry Morel Jr., who on Wednesday was accused of preying on more than 20 women, pleaded guilty to obstruction of justice in federal court.
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April 20 at 5:30 pm
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Former St. Charles Parish DA pleads guilty to obstruction of justice

Former St. Charles Parish District Attorney Harry Morel Jr., who on Wednesday was accused of preying on more than 20 women, pleaded guilty to obstruction of justice in federal court.

The obstruction charge stems from allegations that Morel harassed a grand jury witness and attempted to destroy evidence against him.

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April 20 at 9:43 am
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Another accident stalls traffic on Hale Boggs bridge

Traffic backed up for miles this morning (April 20) on I-310 from an apparent motorcycle wreck.Read More...
April 20 at 8:55 am
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Cochran addresses taxes at forum

A large crowd was assembled Wednesday morning at Belle Terre Country Club in LaPlace as all three River Parish Presidents sat together to speak to the River Region Chamber of Commerce as part of a Parish President’s Forum. Read More...
April 15 at 4:35 pm
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New Sarpy man who allegedly took son is in custody

A New Sarpy man sought in connection with allegedly taking his son in March from his mother’s residence in Texas has been arrested by the U.S. Marshals.Read More...
April 15 at 3:30 pm
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Miller authors bill to restrict felons seeking office

Determined to prevent a technical error from overriding the will of Louisianans, Rep. Greg Miller, R-Norco, pushed a bill to affirm a constitutional amendment preventing convicted felons from holding public office for 15 years.Read More...
April 15 at 10:30 am
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Adopted mother becomes adopter - and gets her family

When Kaitlyn Furman was asked if she and her husband wanted to adopt Patricia, they had no doubt whatsoever about making the move - particularly since Kaitlyn had been adopted, too.Read More...
April 15 at 9:20 am
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Ormond repaving work won’t add to traffic congestion

After a deluge of complaints about the parish resurfacing Ormond Boulevard at the same time the state is upgrading Hale Boggs Memorial Bridge, parish officials have clarified the project should not stop traffic on the heavily used road.Read More...
April 15 at 7:18 am
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Nearly $1B Monsanto expansion will add 100 permanent jobs

After getting board approval Tuesday, Monsanto Co. announced it will move ahead with a planned $975 million expansion at its Luling manufacturing site.Read More...
April 15 at 7:00 am
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New Sarpy man sought by Sheriff's Office for taking son in Texas

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office is asking for help locating a New Sarpy man who allegedly picked up his child in March at his mother's residence and not returned him.Read More...
April 15 at 6:26 am
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OxyChem celebrates 50 years in parish

Honoring its investment in St. Charles Parish and its people, local officials along with more than 300 employees of OxyChem celebrated the company’s 50th anniversary.Read More...
April 15 at 5:26 am
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Des Allemands man sentenced in BP claim fraud

A Des Allemands man has been sentenced to repay more than $28,000 and four-year probation after fraudulently claiming he lost income as a boat deckhand from the BP oil spill.Read More...
April 15 at 5:00 am
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Parish’s new bomb dog already called to active duty on 2 threats

Miki was considered a little "hyper" by the Transportation Security Agency (TSA) for people-heavy airports, but Lt. Jason Guidry said St. Charles Parish is fortunate to have this enthusiastic German short-haired pointer as its new bomb dog.Read More...
April 15 at 4:23 am
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Montz man wanted for theft of an ATV

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating Dwayne Jones, 17, of 121 Jenny Court in Montz. Read More...
April 13 at 11:49 am
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Monsanto's $975M expansion will create 100 permanent jobs

After board approval Tuesday, Monsanto Co. announced that it will move ahead with a planned $975 million expansion at its Luling manufacturing site.
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April 12 at 3:57 pm
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