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Police: Good Samaritan killed after getting struck by car

State police believe that driver fatigue caused a three-car accident that led to the death of two people on Interstate 310 near Highway 3127 on Saturday morning.

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October 12, 2012 at 9:01 am
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Father charged with sexual battery of 3-year-old

A 42-year-old Terrytown man has been arrested and charged with the sexual battery of his 3-year-old daughter, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.

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October 12, 2012 at 9:00 am
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Residents party against crime at National Night Out

Residents across the parish have begun to plan their National Night Out Against Crime parties, which take place on Oct. 16 and attempt to bring neighbors together to heighten crime and drug-prevention awareness.

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October 12, 2012 at 8:59 am
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New calendar includes 2-week Christmas vacation

The St. Charles Parish School Board introduced the proposed 2013-14 academic school calendar, which includes a 2-week break for Christmas vacation.

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October 12, 2012 at 8:59 am
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No Halloween decorations, outside lights for parish sex offenders

Registered sex offenders in St. Charles aren’t allowed to decorate the outside of their homes for Halloween and must keep their porch lights off that night or risk being arrested, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.

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October 12, 2012 at 8:30 am
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Wetlands boosted by sewage

In a project that is a first in the nation's history, St. Charles Parish will trade carbon credits to Rathborne Land Co. in order to treat nearby wetlands with sewage.Read More...
October 11, 2012 at 4:00 pm
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St. Rose murder suspect released from jail

A St. Rose man who has been held as the suspect in a murder was released from jail after the St. Charles District Attorney’s Office did not file charges against him due to a lack of evidence.Read More...
October 11, 2012 at 12:00 pm
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Local legislators say special session unlikely

Local legislators are saying it is unlikely that Thibodeaux Rep. Jerome 'Dee' Richard’s recent call for a special legislative session will be heeded.Read More...
October 04, 2012 at 9:02 am
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Norco man charged with possession of child pornography

A 21-year-old Norco man, who was arrested for rape in June, is now being charged with the possession of child pornography after police say they found indecent photos on his cell phone.

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October 04, 2012 at 9:00 am
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Council overrides St. Pieree's veto of airport board nominee

Parish President V.J. St. Pierre’s attempt to get Luling businessman Neal Clulee removed as the parish’s appointee to the New Orleans Aviation Board was thwarted by the Parish Council on Monday.Read More...
October 04, 2012 at 8:59 am
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Trash to Treasure: Parish offering prizes in month-long cleanup effort

For the first time, St. Charles Parish will hold a month-long Trash Bash and give those who do the best job of cleaning up their communities this month prizes that range from electronics to camping gear.Read More...
October 04, 2012 at 8:58 am
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Herald-Guide goes digital

New and current subscribers to the St. Charles Herald-Guide can now have their paper delivered to them through email several hours before the paper lands in their mailboxes - for FREE.

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October 04, 2012 at 8:53 am
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Longtime reporters say goodbye to life at the Times-Picayune

The Times-Picayune River Parishes Bureau is experiencing major layoffs in their transition from a daily newspaper to a semi-weekly publication this week.

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October 04, 2012 at 8:51 am
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Bridge jumper had terminal illness

A disabled man who jumped to his death off the Hale Boggs Bridge last Friday told a deputy that he had a terminal illness and didn’t want to live with the pain.

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October 04, 2012 at 8:48 am
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101 teams offer taste test of special jambalaya, gumbo recipes

The annual culinary battle, sponsored by the United Way of St. Charles, gets underway at 3 p.m. on Oct. 4. When patrons are finally allowed inside the gates, members of participating teams will do everything they can to entice visitors to their booths to try their special recipes. Because while a panel of judges will pick some of the winners, everyone is gunning for the People’s Choice award.

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October 04, 2012 at 8:44 am
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Despite lawsuit, parish says levee coming in ‘13

St. Charles Parish officials are confident that construction on the Willowridge portion of the West Bank Hurricane Protection Levee will begin next year despite a lingering lawsuit that keeps them from accessing part of the land where the levee will be built.Read More...
October 04, 2012 at 8:43 am
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Humane Society Pet of the Week: Michonne
Humane Society Pet of the Week: Michonne
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This week’s St. Charles Humane Society’s showcase pet is Michonne.