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1 foreclosure a day filed in St. Charles

From May 2010 to April 2011, almost 450 foreclosures were filed in St. Charles Parish, which equates to more than one foreclosure a day.
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May 20, 2011 at 11:32 am
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8 agencies investigate school finances

In the past three years, the St. Charles Parish school district has been investigated by eight different entities after complaints were filed by individuals regarding the district's accounts payable.

The cost of dealing with all of these investigations is piling up.
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May 20, 2011 at 11:30 am
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Car hit by ‘random’ gunfire on Hwy. 90

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating complaints of random gunfire on Highway 90, which included a vehicle being struck by a bullet.
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May 20, 2011 at 11:29 am
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Man charged with pulling gun, throwing knife

A 56-year-old Des Allemands man was arrested and booked with aggravated assault after authorities say he pointed a shotgun at another man and also tried to throw a knife at him.
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May 12, 2011 at 2:57 pm
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8 juveniles arrested after rash of car burglaries

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office has made eight arrests in connection with vehicle burglaries that took place in Mimosa and Destrehan.
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May 12, 2011 at 2:56 pm
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Accused killer still in coma

Alyce Mongrue loved her sister, Ginger Allen. When Allen was killed in September 2010, Mongrue was left with many questions but few answers. Mongrue passed away on Friday before she could receive any of the answers she had been waiting for.
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May 12, 2011 at 2:55 pm
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Animal abuse citations rise

Last year was busy for Animal Control workers and St. Charles Parish sheriff’s deputies when it came to cracking down on animal cruelty, and this year is shaping up to be even worse.
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May 12, 2011 at 2:54 pm
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Great Flood

The Bonnet Carre Spillway was opened for the tenth time in its 80-year history on Monday and the nutrient-rich Mississippi River water now flowing through the area will provide a boost to nearby wetlands, according to a local environmentalist.
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May 12, 2011 at 2:51 pm
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Pier 90 marina closes

For many fishermen, the best way to get to Lake Cataouatche is to launch at Pier 90 and make the four-mile boat ride along Bayou Verret.
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May 12, 2011 at 2:49 pm
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2 shot to death in Des Allemands

Two people are dead in what police are calling a murder/suicide that took place in Des Allemands on Monday night.
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May 12, 2011 at 2:47 pm
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Norco business owners feeling postal after mail change

Mail carriers in the Norco area will no longer be able to pick up and drop off mail at the Norco Post Office. All Norco mail will now be rerouted through LaPlace, but United States Postal Service officials say that the Norco Post Office will remain open and that zip codes will not change.
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May 12, 2011 at 9:21 am
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Spillway will open Monday

The Bonnet Carre Spillway will be opened on Monday, May 9 around 8 a.m. to divert water from the Mississippi River to Lake Pontchartrain.Read More...
May 06, 2011 at 10:32 am
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Herald-Guide takes home 18 awards at press competition

The St. Charles Herald-Guide won 18 awards at the Louisiana Press Association competition, which was held at Marksville’s Paragon Casino last weekend.
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May 05, 2011 at 2:37 pm
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Police searching for mysterious van in Norco

Last week, authorities received reports that a small white van being driven around Norco would pull up next to people on the street while the side door opens slowly.
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May 05, 2011 at 2:36 pm
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Covington man charged with pointing gun at driver on I-310

A Covington man who believed he was cut off in traffic allegedly brandished a handgun on I-310 and pointed it at another driver before being arrested a short time later on Highway 90, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.
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May 05, 2011 at 2:34 pm
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Parents of wiz kid praise iPad as unique learning tool

As technology improves every year, children seem to be getting a head start on learning. Twenty-month-old Raylon Palmer of Montz is no exception - he cannot even talk yet but he already uses technology on a daily basis.
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May 05, 2011 at 2:34 pm
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The Basketry’s gift box helping the homeless
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In just one month since The Basketry’s launched its “Big Easy, Big Heart” philanthropic mission, the business has donated 50 gift boxes to a homeless shelter in New Orleans.