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Mother of key witness in FBI investigation files suit against former St. Charles DA

Still serving a three-year prison term after pleading guilty to obstructing an FBI investigation into allegedly trading sex for leniency, former St. Charles Parish District Attorney Harry Morel Jr. now faces a civil lawsuit by the mother of a key witness in the case against him.Read More...
April 21 at 3:07 am
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New basketball court, workout equipment unveiled in Luling

All of the ongoing renovations and upgrades to Rathborne Park aren't quite finished yet, but the ones that are have been showing results already. Read More...
April 20 at 1:08 pm
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Gas tax hike could help fund local road projects

State Sen. Gary Smith says there's been talk about a gasoline tax hike for years, but it's gotten way more serious in the Legislative session that began Monday.Read More...
April 14 at 6:00 am
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Truck driver killed in today's fiery crash identified as LaPlace woman

Today’s fiery crash on I-310 south in Luling claimed the life of 44-year-old Chalanta Brown of LaPlace, who was driving a 2008 Sterling dump truck that was rear-ended by a fuel tanker.
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April 13 at 6:16 pm
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One dead, one airlifted to burn unit from today's fiery collision in Luling

In a fiery wreck involving two trucks this morning in Luling, one man is dead and another has been taken to a burn unit in Baton Rouge.Read More...
April 13 at 12:55 pm
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Driver of fuel truck in today's fiery collision will be airlifted to burn unit

The driver of a fuel truck involved in a fiery collision with a dump truck around 8 a.m. (April 13) is being treated for burns while the other driver has not yet been located.Read More...
April 13 at 11:22 am
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How two faiths became one church and a success story

Tonight’s (April 13) 8 p.m. Maundy Service at New Life Community Church, in many ways, was made possible by a willingness by its congregation to evolve. Read More...
April 13 at 9:00 am
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Submitting records just got easier at the parish Clerk of Court

With hundreds of documents coming into the St. Charles Parish Clerk of Court’s Office a day by hand or mail, the addition of eRecording to allow electronic submission of them comes as welcome news.Read More...
April 13 at 8:00 am
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Pornographic images on lost phone land Hahnville man in jail

It was a good deed that led to the arrest and conviction of James Zeringue Jr. of Hahnville.Read More...
April 13 at 8:00 am
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Hot market has houses selling in hours

With houses selling within hours of being listed and drawing multiple offers, St. Charles Parish's residential market is attracting new developments.Read More...
April 13 at 7:00 am
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Burger King employee threatens co-worker with shotgun

Herschel Hill of Boutte was recently sentenced to six months in prison stemming from an incident in which the then-employee of the Destrehan Burger King threatened a co-worker with a shotgun during an argument at the restaurant. Read More...
April 13 at 6:00 am
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Luling native helps start ‘fake news’ website

When “fake news” gained notoriety in the Trump-Clinton presidential campaign and remained a concern after the election, Kaylin Parker became one of the people dedicated to helping flush it out.Read More...
April 13 at 5:00 am
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Community rallies to aid Hahnville mother with rare cancer

Diagnosed with an extremely rare form of breast cancer, Rebecca Tassara's doctors were surprised when her tumor actually grew during chemotherapy.Read More...
April 13 at 5:00 am
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1,400-acre development community in Destrehan announced

Fueled by the right recipe of good business climate, interest rates and consumer confidence, a 1,400-acre community development by a Washington, D.C., attorney will soon begin construction in St. Charles Parish.Read More...
April 13 at 5:00 am
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Overturned fuel truck on fire in Luling

St. Charles Parish officials are responding to an overturned fuel truck burning off the Hwy. 3127 exit in Luling. Read More...
April 12 at 4:06 pm
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Former DHS teacher pleads guilty to sex with student in St. Charles Parish

Former Destrehan High School teacher Kimberly Naquin has pleaded guilty to one count of prohibited sexual conduct between an educator and her then 16-year-old student in St. Charles Parish.
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April 11 at 3:11 pm
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Mother doesn't want toddler who drowned to have died in vain
Mother doesn't want toddler who drowned to have died in vain
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Recalling how 2-year-old Kevin J. "Bubba" Cortez III loved being by the bayou and on the boat with his papa, his parents wept as they emphasized how much they didn't want others to lose a child the way they did.