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Steals, deals up for grabs at sheriff's auction

Residents searching for a used car or office equipment will get the chance to buy both for cheap when the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office holds their annual auction this Saturday.
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June 24, 2011 at 8:56 am
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Crawfishing explodes in spillway as water subsides

Thousands of fishermen threw out their nets and traps in the Bonnet Carre Spillway on Monday and Tuesday, pulling in hundreds of crawfish each.
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June 24, 2011 at 8:54 am
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14-year-old booked on child pornography charges

A 14-year-old St. Rose boy was arrested after authorities say he downloaded several pornographic images of young girls.
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June 24, 2011 at 8:51 am
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Downpour means outpour of mosquitoes

Drought conditions have kept local mosquito populations at bay for the past few months, but Steve Pavlovich said that will change as soon as the parish has a long, hard rain.
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June 24, 2011 at 8:50 am
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11-year-old carjacked on 4-wheeler

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office is searching for a man they say pushed an 11-year-old boy off of a four-wheeler before stealing it.
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June 17, 2011 at 1:57 pm
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4 arrests made in armed robbery

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office has made four arrests in connection with the armed robbery of Circle K in Boutte.
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June 17, 2011 at 10:58 am
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Senior discount cable program gets start in St. Charles

St. Charles is the first parish in the state where Cox Communications will offer discounts to low-income seniors on their basic cable service.
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June 17, 2011 at 10:55 am
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‘Lewd’ man strikes again in Destrehan

For the second time in eight days, a man has approached women in the Destrehan Winn-Dixie parking lot and made lewd comments and gestures towards them before driving away, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.
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June 17, 2011 at 10:53 am
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All spillway bays should be closed by next week

The Army Corps of Engineers has closed about 100 of the 330 bays that were opened in the Bonnet Carre Spillway last month.
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June 17, 2011 at 10:49 am
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Weather severe drought with plant-protecting tips

Drought conditions are reaching a critical point in St. Charles Parish and residents need to take care to make sure their land is protected.
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June 17, 2011 at 10:46 am
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2 teachers have credit cards stolen

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office is looking for a woman they say used two credit cards that were reported stolen from teachers at Luling Elementary.
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June 17, 2011 at 10:44 am
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100-year levee complete on East Bank

While citizens on the West Bank of St. Charles Parish anxiously await construction of a levee system, those on the East Bank are now under protection from a 100-year storm surge event, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
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June 17, 2011 at 10:40 am
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Could discovery change understanding of universe?

A physics professor who grew up in Destrehan and was part of a group that made a huge scientific breakthrough last year, is now closer to unlocking a mystery that could change the basic understanding of the universe.
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June 17, 2011 at 10:38 am
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Copper thieves target homes, businesses and restaurants

Copper theft in St. Charles Parish is an ongoing chronic problem that residents need to watch out for, according to Sheriff Greg Champagne.
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June 10, 2011 at 9:34 am
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Woman doctor-shopped in 2 states, police say

Police have arrested a Des Allemands woman they say traveled to doctors in Louisiana and Texas to have multiple prescriptions filled and would then sell some of the drugs.
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June 10, 2011 at 9:33 am
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Kiddies search for piggies at local businesses

Have you been seeing pigs around the parish?
St. Charles Parish libraries have hidden 18 pigs - mascots for their young summer reading program - in local businesses to promote reading in the parish. Kids who find the mascots can bring them to any library branch for a prize.
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June 10, 2011 at 9:32 am
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Special Olympics, United Way help Destrehan native beat the odds after cancer
Special Olympics, United Way help Destrehan native beat the odds after cancer
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After undergoing surgery to remove a cancerous tumor from her brain in 1999 and then chemotherapy for the next two years, Jordan Prince was told she may never hear, walk or speak again — continuing to participate in athletics seemed like a remote possibility, at best.