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Parish declares state of emergency with approaching storm

St. Charles Parish President Larry Cochran has declared a state of emergency in anticipation of Tropical Storm Nate's arrival.Read More...
October 05 at 12:05 pm
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Council forms citizens committee to study boat launch sites

The St. Charles Parish Council created the West Bank Boat Launch Citizens Advisory Committee and then tabled canceling the controversial Gator Cove Marina lease deal to keep it among the committee's options for consideration.
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October 02 at 10:04 pm
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State of emergency declared in St. Charles Parish

St. Charles Parish President Larry Cochran declared a state of emergency as a precautionary measure with further rainfall anticipated this week.Read More...
August 29 at 11:07 am
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Sheriff seeking information on missing man's whereabouts

Sheriff Greg Champagne is asking for public assistance in locating Melvin Greely Jr. Read More...
August 10 at 8:05 pm
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Avondale man arrested in Burger King shooting

An Avondale man accused of targeting an ATM worker at an Elmwood bank and then attempting to rob him at a Burger King drive-through window in Boutte was arrested Thursday.Read More...
August 04 at 11:47 am
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Suspect on the run after shooting man at Boutte Burger King

By Anna Thibodeaux and Ryan Arena

St. Charles Parish Sheriff Greg Champagne said the suspect being sought from a shooting/attempted robbery at a Burger King in Boutte this morning (Aug. 2) is believed to have fled the area in a vehicle.
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August 02 at 11:04 am
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Second arrest made in connection with St. Rose double shooting

Alan Michael Simmons has been arrested on charges of second-degree murder and attempted second-degree murder in connection with the June 23 double shooting in St. Rose.

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July 31 at 2:44 pm
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Sheriff's Office looking for man reported missing

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for assistance in locating Jeffrey Jays. Read More...
July 26 at 2:57 pm
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New Sarpy man found guilty in 2016 shooting death of DHS senior

After deliberating less than 2-1/2 hours, a St. Charles Parish jury found 23-year-old Javon Wells guilty of the 2016 murder of Kendall Williams Jr., who was less than a week away from graduating from Destrehan High School.
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May 25 at 3:05 pm
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An SUV stranded on rail tracks in Boutte was struck by train

A Ford Explorer SUV was struck by a train today (May 18) on Paul Maillard Road in Boutte when a tire fell off the vehicle and left it partially stranded on the tracks.Read More...
May 18 at 9:12 am
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Shelley Dufresne found not guilty of having sex with student in Jefferson Parish

A judge on Wednesday (April 26)found former Destrehan High School teacher Shelley Dufresne not guilty of allegations she had sex with her 16-year-old student on two occasions in Jefferson Parish.Read More...
April 26 at 4:36 pm
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St. Charles native who shot parish deputy sentenced to 40 years in prison

John Paul Devillier, who was found guilty of the attempted first-degree murder of St. Charles Parish Sheriff Deputy Burt Hazeltine, was sentenced to 40 years in prison today (April 25).
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April 25 at 11:53 am
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Three men in stalled vehicle on I-10 were shot at and robbed

Three men whose vehicle stalled on the shoulder of Interstate 10 over the Bonnet Carre Spillway at 12:48 a.m. today (April 21) were robbed at gunpoint and shot at by one of three suspects at the scene.
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April 21 at 11:19 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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68-year-old charged with manslaughter after Destrehan shooting

Donald Daughdrill, 68, was arrested Thursday night and charged with manslaughter in connection with the death of 25-year-old Weston Keller in Destrehan.Read More...
March 17 at 4:25 am
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Alleged armed kidnapper who held ex-girlfriend hostage is in custody

The 22 year-old alleged kidnapper sought by the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office was taken into custody by 12:30 p.m. today.
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March 14 at 1:08 pm
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Parish declares state of emergency with approaching storm
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St. Charles Parish President Larry Cochran has declared a state of emergency in anticipation of Tropical Storm Nate's arrival.