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St. Charles Parish: Stranded motorists should call 911

The recent incident involving three men stranded on I-10 who were robbed and one shot represents an unnerving situation becoming increasingly worrisome for unsuspecting motorists.
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April 28 at 5:00 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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Hahnville paddle boarder teaching others to catch a wave in the bayou

Katie Beuttner has always loved the water.Read More...
April 21 at 9:00 am
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Parish focusing on flood insurance rates

With flood insurance rates due to expire in June, St. Charles Parish officials are working with the area’s Congressional delegation and toward finding discounts that can buffer residents from a major premium hit.Read More...
April 21 at 8:00 am
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Norco man fighting cancer one day at a time

It was hard enough for Jimmy Stuard to deal with a diagnosis of colon cancer involving a tumor so large that only chemotherapy and radiation treatments offered any hope that it might be removed.Read More...
April 21 at 8:00 am
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Handicapped man beaten to death by his own cane

Rodney Naquin Jr. was sentenced to 29 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to a count of manslaughter connected with the 2015 death of Jassen Robert of Ama, in which authorities say Naquin stabbed the disabled man 17 times as he burglarized his home.Read More...
April 21 at 7:00 am
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Girl on a mission brings Divine Mercy image to churches across parish

By Heather Faucheaux

If you’ve driven down River Road from Hahnville to Waggaman lately, or by St. Anthony’s church in Luling, you may have been struck by a particular image; a brilliant, 10-foot high sign of Jesus as the Divine Mercy.Read More...
April 21 at 5:00 am
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S.C. freight company eyeing Destrehan site

The St. Charles Parish Council cleared the way for a Southeastern Freight Lines service center, making it the latest announcement with Destrehan's 1,400-acre development.Read More...
April 21 at 4:00 am
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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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Rotary of St. Charles names Miles Bingham as its Citizen of the Year
Rotary of St. Charles names Miles Bingham as its Citizen of the Year
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Miles Bingham of Luling was chosen as Citizen of the year for the St. Charles Rotary Club.