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Why now? Ormond Blvd. repaving raises frustration

Repaving Ormond Boulevard in Destrehan will begin April 12, but motorists could find the traffic hectic with this project and the upgrade of Hale Boggs Memorial Bridge underway at the same time.Read More...
April 08 at 10:00 am
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Feds: Former D.A. harassed witness, tried to have photo evidence destroyed

U.S. Attorney Kenneth Polite announced Tuesday that former St. Charles Parish District Attorney Harry J. Morel Jr. has been charged with one count of obstruction of justice following a three-year investigation into allegations that he traded lesser charges for sexual favors.Read More...
April 08 at 9:48 am
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Horror at the ballpark: Destrehan man commits suicide after trying to hit wife, child with car at T-ball game

While at a T-ball game around 4:40 p.m. Monday at St. Charles Borromeo School, a Destrehan man struck his wife and child with his vehicle and then committed suicide by jumping off I-10 in New Orleans.Read More...
April 08 at 9:34 am
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Former DA asked evidence against him be destroyed, according to court records

Following a lengthy investigation, former St. Charles Parish District Attorney Harry J. Morel Jr. faces a federal charge of obstruction of justice in connection with allegations that he traded sexual favors with women in return for lesser charges.Read More...
April 05 at 3:44 pm
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Destrehan man hits wife, child with car then kills himself

A Destrehan man who ran over his wife and child at about 4:40 p.m. Monday (April 4) was later found dead in an apparent suicide.Read More...
April 05 at 1:07 pm
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Sheriff's Office seeking help to identify woman found dead in ditch in St. Rose

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office is asking for information to identify the body of a black female found today (April 24) in a ditch along St. Rose Avenue.Read More...
April 01 at 7:30 pm
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Luling hunter recovers after rifle blast

For each group Luling’s Grant Authement brings out as a guide for Ryan Lambert Guided Hunting and Fishing, he has a cautionary tale to share.Read More...
April 01 at 10:01 am
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Spend or save: 5 ways to make your refund count this tax season

According to the Internal Revenue Service, the nation’s taxpayers received an average tax refund of nearly $3,000 in 2015. Read More...
April 01 at 9:36 am
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Air Force honors St. Rose sisters

A pair of St. Rose sisters have turned an occasional charitable turn into a habit of helping others - and they’ve been recognized by the U.S. Air Force for those efforts.Read More...
April 01 at 9:00 am
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Parish’s pilot wetlands program to be featured on PBS

A pilot program on wetland restoration in St. Charles Parish being called “a game changer” is expected to air in a special on PBS.Read More...
April 01 at 8:00 am
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Dispute ignites over Confederate History Month

The fight started when Chris Kimble of Destrehan emailed the St. Charles Parish School Board on whether the school system would observe Confederate History Month in April.Read More...
April 01 at 8:00 am
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Luling woman’s ‘labor of love’ leads to highest honor at NSU

From the day she arrived at Nicholls State University in 1969 until her retirement in January of 2013, Debbie Raziano never left the college atmosphere. Read More...
April 01 at 8:00 am
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Unique kids running program comes to Luling

Inclined to set your child up to form some strong, healthy habits? Read More...
April 01 at 8:00 am
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Luling man’s trail cam locates lost pet wolf

Luling’s Ray Labat may have done a double-take as he reviewed trail cam pictures from his deer lease in Washington Parish, noting what he believed to be a wolf passing within range of his camera. Read More...
April 01 at 8:00 am
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Council rejects Hogan’s repeated efforts to investigate ‘dumpster-gate’

When Councilman Paul Hogan pushed a lengthy resolution calling for an investigation on former Parish President V.J. St. Pierre Jr. and the controversial dumpster program, the council soundly killed the measure.Read More...
April 01 at 7:34 am
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Willowridge levee raised, pump station under construction

As part of St. Charles Parish’s outer levee system, work continues on the Willowridge project.Read More...
April 01 at 7:00 am
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Frantic 911 call alleges sexual assault by Morel
Frantic 911 call alleges sexual assault by Morel
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"Take your [clothes] off and I can please you. You have no idea what I can do," Danelle Keim said former St. Charles Parish District Attorney Harry Morel told her just before she claims he sexually assaulted her in 2010.