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Board wants more cameras in schools Board wants more cameras in schools
August 15 at 9:42 am
The St. Charles Parish School Board wants to install a comprehensive video surveillance system that would cover every school campus and tie into local law enforcement switchboards.

FBI seizes more records in Morel probe FBI seizes more records in Morel probe
August 15 at 9:40 am
The FBI has seized more records from the St. Charles Parish courthouse that appear to be connected to an ongoing investigation of former St. Charles Parish District Attorney Harry Morel.

Man startles would-be burglar trying to break in to Mimosa Park home
August 11 at 5:05 pm
A resident who lives in the 400 block of Perryl Lane in Mimosa Park startled a would-be burglar who was trying to break in to his home this morning.

Rolling road block in both directions of Hale Boggs Bridge Saturday Rolling road block in both directions of Hale Boggs Bridge Saturday
August 08 at 12:59 pm
There will be a rolling road block on both the southbound and northbound lanes of the Hale Boggs Bridge on Saturday from 6 a.m. until noon because a car commercial is being filmed in the area.

Sheriff's Office searching for suspect who stole credit card, went on shopping spree Sheriff's Office searching for suspect who stole credit card, went on shopping spree
August 08 at 9:32 am
The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office is trying to identify a man who they say stole a credit card from a parish resident and went on a spending spree in Metairie and Kenner.

Richard Crochet poses with family members while rehabbing from a severe injury he suffered in an ATV crash. Des Allemands man struggles to regain memory after ATV crash
August 08 at 9:19 am
After a particularly cold winter, Richard “Bud” Crochet was excited to get back outside and enjoy spring. Little did he know that a fun day riding four-wheelers on April 9 would have tragic consequences.

Nearly 400 students are expected to attend a youth rally in Luling to hear from motivational speakers and learn about the dangers of social media and bullying. St. Charles Parish students will learn dangers of social media, bullying at first parish youth rally
August 08 at 9:18 am
For the first time, hundreds of students from across St. Charles Parish will gather at a youth rally to hear about the importance of education, the negative effects of bullying and the dangers of social media.

St. Charles Parish losing farmland at alarming rate St. Charles Parish losing farmland at alarming rate
August 08 at 9:16 am
Louisiana is losing farmland at an alarming rate and the pace of that land loss is faster in St. Charles Parish than almost any other area of the state, according to Louisiana Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Mike Strain

Willowdale pool and the nearby pool house are on the market for $228,300. Luling golf club will sell pool
August 08 at 9:14 am
Three years ago the Willowdale swimming pool was abandoned when the country club that owned it declared bankruptcy. Now, the new owners of the property are selling the popular summer spot.

Eddie Boyd shows off his strange self remedies to visitors at Destrehan Plantation. Cow slobber to treat ringworm? Local author delves into strange world of folk medicine
August 08 at 9:12 am
After decades of research into the strange world of folk medicine, former pharmacy professor Eddie Boyd has released a book filled with unique African-American home remedies that have been passed down from generation to generation.

Luling man sentenced to 99 years for sexually abusing daughter Luling man sentenced to 99 years for sexually abusing daughter
August 08 at 9:10 am
A Luling man was sentenced to 99-and-a-half years in jail after he was convicted of sexual battery on a juvenile and attempted aggravated incest against his daughter, who was 8 years old at the time the crimes occurred.

Investigation into cause of Diamond Green Diesel fire underway in Norco Investigation into cause of Diamond Green Diesel fire underway in Norco
August 04 at 9:35 am
An explosion at the Diamond Green Diesel facility in Norco Sunday night startled residents across St. Charles Parish, rattling windows as far away as Luling.

A picture of Bruce Bourgeois and Mia Waite taken at a Halloween party last year. Destrehan murder suspect slept in woods to avoid capture
August 01 at 1:19 pm
Bruce Bourgeois Jr., who is suspected of killing his girlfriend and severely injuring her mother, pulled off into a wooded area near Independence and slept in a stolen vehicle to avoid authorities Wednesday night.

Save money shopping in St. Charles Parish with tax free weekend Save money shopping in St. Charles Parish with tax free weekend
August 01 at 10:27 am
Shoppers in St. Charles Parish will get some relief at the cash registers this weekend with the removal of all sales tax on purchases up to $2,500.

A new law does not permit students to cross any lanes of traffic to reach their bus stop and prevents bus drivers from picking up or dropping off children while the bus is in a lane of traffic. 
New law could lead to longer bus trips for some students
August 01 at 10:08 am
A new law that prevents students from crossing the street to enter or exit a school bus could increase the time it takes drivers to complete each route.

Donnell Miner Truck heist leads to 7 years in jail
August 01 at 10:05 am
A New Orleans man linked to a stolen St. Rose truck through a poached credit card that he used at Waffle House has been sentenced to seven years in jail.

Sam Wheeldon (right) was diagnosed with leukemia last year and needs to find a bone marrow donor. Community bands together to find bone marrow doner
August 01 at 10:03 am
St. Charles Parish residents have come together to attempt to find a bone marrow donor for a 12-year-old Arizona boy who suffers from leukemia.

Magnolia Companies spent $4.8 million to finance the film St. Rose company goes Hollywood
August 01 at 10:00 am
One of the area’s most diverse companies has been quietly building towards a unique goal over the past few years - that of making and producing major films right here in St. Charles Parish.

Teen sentenced to 15 years for St. Rose murder
Teen sentenced to 15 years for St. Rose murder
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A New Orleans teen pleaded guilty to manslaughter in connection with the death of 21-year-old St. Rose resident Richard Bailey.