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Destrehan man accused of raping wife

A Destrehan man who was accused of raping his wife several times over the past 16 months was arrested on Thursday, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.

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March 26, 2012 at 8:39 am
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Morel defeats Marcel by less than 200 votes

Luling attorney Michele Morel is the next 19th Judicial District Court judge. She beat opponent Timothy Marcel by 168 votes during Saturday's election. Read More...
March 24, 2012 at 11:02 pm
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18-wheeler flips on I-310

An 18-wheeler flipped over near the on ramp to I-310 on Saturday. Read More...
March 16, 2012 at 10:23 am
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Burglars target unlocked cars on West Bank

St. Charles Parish Sheriff Greg Champagne is reminding residents once again to lock their vehicles after a spurt of burglaries last week.Read More...
March 16, 2012 at 10:23 am
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IRS warns seniors to be wary of federal tax refund scam

The Internal Revenue Service is warning senior citizens and other taxpayers to beware of an emerging federal tax refund scam tempting victims to file tax returns claiming fraudulent refunds. Bogus refund claims have been identified from Louisiana and at least five other states, including California, Georgia, Michigan, Alabama and Indiana.
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March 16, 2012 at 10:23 am
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Local teens win $9,000 prize in statewide social media competition

Four senior team members at the Satellite Center are helping the Louisiana tourism industry promote the state’s bicentennial celebrations this year. Read More...
March 16, 2012 at 10:21 am
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Bills would make it easier for parish students to leave district

School Board members and district administration are very worried about legislation that could change school districts across Louisiana, including St. Charles.Read More...
March 16, 2012 at 10:21 am
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Race raises thousands for unclaimed baby graveyard

St. Charles Borromeo School hosted a unique 5K walk/run that raised thousands of dollars for a burial plot that will be used to ensure that unclaimed or aborted babies receive a proper burial.Read More...
March 16, 2012 at 10:21 am
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Man kidnaps, assaults ex-girlfriend, police say

A 36-year-old New Orleans man was arrested after authorities say he kidnapped an ex-girlfriend in St. Rose and drove her towards Metairie. When the victim tried to escape, she told police that she was punched several times.Read More...
March 16, 2012 at 10:21 am
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New Orleans man charged with making bomb threat to Norco plant

A New Orleans man was arrested last week after authorities say he called in a bomb threat to a Norco plant in January.Read More...
March 16, 2012 at 10:21 am
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Cops: Man received inappropriate photos of 13-year-old girl

A 37-year-old St. Rose man was arrested after authorities say he asked for and received inappropriate photos on his cell phone from a 13-year-old girl.Read More...
March 16, 2012 at 10:20 am
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Deadline extended for Spillway cemetery plan

The Army Corps of Engineers has extended the deadline for comments on its long-term management plan of two cemeteries that are located in the Bonnet Carre Spillway. Read More...
March 16, 2012 at 10:20 am
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Luling All-American has basketball jersey retired by Louisiana-Lafayette

Luling’s Dean Church became only the fourth basketball player in the history of University of Louisiana at Lafayette to have his jersey retired by the school.

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March 14, 2012 at 10:36 am
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Hospital collects 426 jars of peanut butter during parade

During the recent Des Allemands parade, St. Charles Parish Hospital organized its annual Peanut Butter Drive for St. Charles Social Concerns "Food Pantry." Read More...
March 09, 2012 at 9:39 am
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Bank phone, text scam targets residents

Residents around the area are receiving scam phone calls claiming to be from First National Bank USA that ask them to "reactivate" their account by giving out their personal information, according to St. Charles Parish Sheriff Greg Champagne.Read More...
March 09, 2012 at 9:38 am
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Pictures, memories sought for art teacher tribute

Organizers are seeking written memories and photos that can be used in a tribute to Lloyd Sensat, who passed away last year but had a tremendous influence on students in St. Charles through his Talented Art program.Read More...
March 09, 2012 at 9:37 am
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Destrehan family pays it forward
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When Brandi LeBlanc saw Hurricane Harvey's devastation in Houston, she readily recalled the generosity they got in an equally destructive storm called Katrina.