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Civic associations still waiting for justice after thefts

Two East Bank civic organizations are still waiting for justice after they say Chris Kennedy stole thousands of dollars from them in 2010.
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April 15, 2011 at 9:09 am
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Renovated East Bank parks offer plenty of reasons to enjoy spring

In the last few years, East Bank parks have been renovated and polished to provide a multitude of recreational possibilities for parishioners.
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April 15, 2011 at 9:08 am
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Luling woman gets nearly 4 years for theft of $1.1 million

Former Luling businesswoman Charlotte Troxler, who pled guilty to the theft of $1.1 million from two car dealerships and Saints owner Tom Benson, was sentenced to 46 months in prison.
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April 15, 2011 at 9:04 am
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Teen pleads not guilty in Norco murder case

A Norco teen who authorities believe destroyed evidence after the murder of 77-year-old Mary Nancy Arico pled not guilty to accessory after the fact to first degree murder and obstruction of justice.
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April 15, 2011 at 9:03 am
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1 year after spill, families clamor for beach vacations

Last year, some locals had to change their summer plans after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill soiled popular Gulf beaches in Florida, Alabama and Louisiana. Just one year later, beach authorities are now reporting the all-clear for summer visitors to return to the pristine coast.
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April 15, 2011 at 9:00 am
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Police search for suspicious driver in Destrehan

Police are searching for a man who allegedly followed a 12-year-old boy and a teenager in Destrehan and inappropriately touched one of them while wrestling.
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April 15, 2011 at 8:58 am
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Boutte sex-crime suspect shot himself, police say

A Boutte man who was accused of raping a young girl and sexually battering a 21-year-old woman shot himself as police moved in to make an arrest after a third victim came forward, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.
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April 15, 2011 at 8:57 am
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Council approves 2 cross-river districts

In an almost unanimous vote on Monday, the St. Charles Parish Council approved an ordinance to reapportion the district boundaries of the parish.
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April 08, 2011 at 10:20 am
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384 tickets issued to dump truck drivers

Since October 2010, St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies have issued 384 tickets to dump truck drivers hauling dirt through the area.
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April 08, 2011 at 9:38 am
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Police: Man busts into home, beats 37-year-old

A 48-year-old LaPlace man has been arrested after authorities say he broke into the Norco home of his ex-girlfriend and assaulted another man in the residence.
Wendell Bailey, of 1112 St. Clair Loop, was charged with aggravated burglary and second degree battery.
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April 08, 2011 at 9:30 am
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Officials look at Ama highway to take pressure off Barton

It is still more than three years away, but the chances appear good for a new highway that would connect Highway 90 and River Road in Ama, according to the Regional Planning Commission.
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April 08, 2011 at 9:29 am
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Parish gets facelift with unveiling of sheriff's complex, DMV

St. Charles Parish received a facelift last week with the official unveiling of the new Sheriff’s Office complex and the ribbon cutting of a stand-alone Department of Motor Vehicles.
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April 08, 2011 at 9:28 am
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2 indicted in St. Rose murder

Two Hahnville residents have been indicted on a charge of first-degree murder in connection with the arson death of an 88-year-old St. Rose woman.
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April 08, 2011 at 9:23 am
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Secretary charged with theft of $147,000 from Lions Club

A 54-year-old Des Allemands woman was arrested after investigators say she stole $147,000 from the Luling/Boutte Lions Club while working as the organization’s secretary.
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April 08, 2011 at 9:22 am
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Schools: Not hiding accounts payable info

At recent School Board meetings, some residents have voiced concerns with how the district is making accounts payable information available to the public.
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April 01, 2011 at 1:38 pm
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Crawfish splishin’ and splashin’ as spillway floods

With water levels in the Mississippi River rising every day, prime crawfishing time will be coming soon to the Bonnet Carre Spillway.
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April 01, 2011 at 9:13 am
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Rotary Club Thanksgiving baskets called a blessing
Rotary Club Thanksgiving baskets called a blessing
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Roy Clements of Montz didn’t expect the Rotary Club of St. Charles’ Thanksgiving basket of food that came to his family’s door last Wednesday, but he was visibly appreciative of getting it.