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St. Charles Parish growth coming with nearly $2B in investments

With ground broken and ribbons cut for nearly $2 billion in industrial investments in St. Charles Parish in one week, parish Economic Director Corey Faucheux explained it best when he said, "To say it was a good week for us is an understatement."Read More...
February 17 at 8:28 am
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Gulfport man found guilty of shooting St. Charles deputy

After 2-1/2 hours of deliberation, a jury found John Paul Devillier guilty Tuesday (Feb. 14) of the 2015 attempted first-degree murder of a St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s deputy.
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February 14 at 5:32 pm
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Missing Phillips 66 employee believed to be dead, search still ongoing

Officials believe that the worker missing after the Phillips 66 pipeline explosion in Paradis Thursday is deceased, based on information gathered thus far in their investigation.Read More...
February 11 at 3:15 pm
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Police investigating how meth got in second-grader’s bag

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office investigation is continuing into how a white powder later identified as methamphetamine got into a second-grader’s school bag.Read More...
February 10 at 1:19 pm
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Monsanto breaks ground on $1B plant upgrade in Luling

Just before shovels sunk into the ground Friday for Monsanto's near $1 billion plant upgrade in Luling, Plant Manager Enrique Wehlen welcomed everyone to celebrate the chemical giant's largest single investment in its history.Read More...
February 10 at 1:10 pm
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Hahnville teen scores championship as rising star in drone racing

Cain Madere had just one thought as he embarked on the final lap of an intense race.Read More...
February 10 at 1:06 pm
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Luling woman diagnosed with terminal cancer says she'll fight

In the face of devastating news, Luling's Julia Dubret, 50, plans to fight. Read More...
February 10 at 1:00 pm
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Train blocking raises anger in Ormond

Continually getting stuck at a train crossing on Ormond Boulevard for 35 minutes or more has left Kaitlin Gagliano crying, stressed and demanding answers on why this is a constant problem.Read More...
February 10 at 12:59 pm
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St. Rose woman killed in hit-and-run accident

An automobile crash claimed the life of a 20-year-old St. Rose woman last week, while a Kenner man alleged to be responsible was arrested. Read More...
February 10 at 12:57 pm
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Council approves Chevron request for ‘passive drainage’ in Sunset district canals

The St. Charles Parish Council Monday unanimously approved Chevron U.S.A.’s request to not install berms, weirs or hydrologic structures in any canals in the Sunset Drainage District boundaries that could alter the drainage patterns and retention.Read More...
February 10 at 12:52 pm
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Drawing the line on Hwy. 90 median

Business is off nearly 20 percent at Birdie's Food and Fuel in Paradis, a decline that co-owner Mike Hammad blames on the newly installed raised median just outside his door on U.S. Highway 90.Read More...
February 10 at 12:49 pm
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Worker still missing after Paradis pipeline explosion

During an 11 a.m. news conference, officials said that one worker is still missing more than 16 hours after a Phillips 66 pipeline in Paradis exploded.Read More...
February 10 at 11:16 am
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5 injured in Paradis pipeline explosion, 1 worker missing

Five people were injured and one worker is still missing after a Phillips 66 pipeline explosion that occurred at 6:45 p.m. Thursday night, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office.Read More...
February 09 at 10:12 pm
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Some residents asked to evacuate after Paradis explosion, fire

Five people were injured and one worker is still missing after a Phillips 66 pipeline explosion that occurred in Paradis at 6:45 p.m. Thursday night, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office. Read More...
February 09 at 7:59 pm
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Hale Boggs bridge span closures announced

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) has announced lane closures for the Hale Boggs Memorial Bridge.
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February 06 at 12:34 pm
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Second-grader accidentally brings meth to school

St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s deputies were called to a private school after a second-grader showed his teacher a white substance that was later identified as methamphetamine on Thursday (Feb. 2).Read More...
February 03 at 10:59 am
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