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Grandfather says family coping with girl’s brutal death

The grandfather of a murdered 15-year-old LaPlace girl says he is pleased with the arrest of a suspect in the case of her death.
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December 17, 2010 at 11:56 am
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After beating cancer, grandma hopes dolls help find cure

St. Rose native Mary Rosalie Palmisano-Lovetro has won her recent battle with breast cancer, but she has not forgotten other women who may be going through the same thing.
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December 17, 2010 at 11:55 am
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School Board renews Lafon’s contract, gives $3,000 bonus

The St. Charles Parish School Board voted unanimously to extend the contract of Superintendent Rodney Lafon by 18 months, the maximum allowed.
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December 17, 2010 at 11:54 am
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‘Bomb bottle’ e-mail circulated around parish

Some residents were worried after an e-mail was sent out across the parish concerning home-made bombs.
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December 17, 2010 at 11:47 am
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Teens arrested for bank parking lot robbery

Two Destrehan teens have been arrested in connection with an armed robbery that occurred at the Capital One Bank in Destrehan in October.
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December 17, 2010 at 11:46 am
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Parish racks up $36 million in grants in only 3 years

Securing grant dollars for critical projects and innovative programs has been a major goal of Parish President V.J. St. Pierre’s administration from the start.
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December 17, 2010 at 11:46 am
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School Board says goodbye to 2 long-serving members

Two long-time members of the St. Charles Parish School Board attended their last board meeting this month.
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December 17, 2010 at 11:44 am
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St. Rose fires blamed on arson

Two fires at the same St. Rose convenience store have been called arson by the Louisiana state fire marshal, who is urging those with information about the blazes to come forward.
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December 17, 2010 at 11:43 am
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Santa Claus comes to town

After the annual tree lighting at the West Bank Bridge Park, which was sponsored by the Rotary Club of St. Charles, Santa Claus rode in on a fire truck to hear what parish children wanted for Christmas. Read More...
December 17, 2010 at 11:42 am
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Snorting ‘potpourri’ nearly kills Des Allemands teen

A Des Allemands mother says her son is lucky to be alive after he snorted a synthetic chemical that is legally sold to anyone in several convenience stores and smoke shops across the state.
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December 17, 2010 at 11:35 am
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Hahnville man faces 10 years for selling counterfeit jerseys

A Hahnville man faces up to 10 years in prison after being charged in a one-count bill of information with trafficking counterfeit goods, according to U.S. Attorney Jim Letten.
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December 10, 2010 at 9:09 am
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Destrehan man charged with aggravated incest

A 51-year-old Destrehan man has been charged with aggravated incest after authorities say he sexually abused a family member during a seven-year period, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.
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December 10, 2010 at 9:08 am
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Luling sex offender charged with sexual battery

A Luling man with a criminal record as a sex offender has been arrested on new charges after a teenage boy said that he molested him, according to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office.Read More...
December 10, 2010 at 9:08 am
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Parish, businesses and neighbors step up support for returning soldiers

St. Charles Parish, numerous residents and businesses have answered a local military wife’s plea and have all signed on to show support for seven parish soldiers that will return home for Christmas.
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December 10, 2010 at 9:06 am
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Council will vote on garbage proposal at next meeting

While some council members want to gauge the public’s interest in recycling before awarding a new garbage contract, others want to go ahead and award the contract without including the green option.
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December 10, 2010 at 9:05 am
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Baby with rare skin disease beating the odds

Courtney and Randy Roth have beaten the odds for over a year in keeping their infant son, Tripp, alive. Tripp was born in May 2009 with a rare skin disease called junctional epidermolysis bullosa, or JEB. The condition causes blisters and sores to form on Tripp’s skin anywhere that friction occurs, which means that he cannot play, crawl or even have his diaper changed without irritating his skin.
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December 10, 2010 at 9:04 am
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Norco man sought for vehicle burglaries
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Richard Travis Barham of Norco is being sought in connection with alleged vehicle burglaries at Shell-Motiva, also in Norco.