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Derrick Smith, one of 7 original suspects charged in St. John Parish deputy ambush, pleads guilty
One of the seven original suspects charged in connection with a deadly ambush last August that claimed the lives of St.
13 hrs ago
St. Charles Parish crime report, May 20
Darryl L. Thompson, 26, 13500 block of Hwy 90, Boutte, LA was arrested on 5/19/2013 and booked with aggravated burglary and driving without a license after the suspect allegedly entered a residence without permission following an altercation with the victim.
Mon May 20, 2013
St. John Parish crime report, May 20
Darnell O. Cooper Sr., 31, Revere Drive, LaPlace, LA, was arrested on 5/17/2013 and booked with distribution/manufacture of schedule I controlled dangerous substances, distribution/manufacture of schedule II controlled dangerous substances , distribution/manufacture of schedule IV controlled dangerous substances, sale/distribution/possession of ... (more)
St. John Parish sheriff announces new homicide investigation unit,...
Herman Bailey and Veronica Cook, parents of Donovan Bailey, 29, who was murdered in Reserve on April 17, 2013.
Kenner murder suspect's bond halved then doubled by different Jefferson Parish judges
Roger Batiste, 75, of LaPlace, was back in jail Monday, after a Jefferson Parish judge reinstated his original $500,000 bond.
Fri May 17, 2013
Chanel Skains, one of 7 original suspects in St. John deputy...
Chanel Skains knelt on the gravel of a LaPlace trailer park where she lived with her husband, daughter and stepsons, clutching the hand of a St.
Thu May 16, 2013
St. John pastor raises funds to send children of single parents to camp
"We have a commitment to father the fatherless," said Pastor Neal Bernard, who runs the New Wine Christian Fellowship in LaPlace.
Wed May 15, 2013
St. John Parish crime report, May 15
William J. Bourgeois Jr., 24, Paula Drive, LaPlace, LA, was arrested on 5/14/2013 and booked with domestic abuse battery, simple criminal damage to property, and parole violation.
Tue May 14, 2013
St. Joan of Arc raises nearly $9,000 in golf tournament: School News
St. Joan of Arc School in LaPlace recently held its 14th annual Vikes on Spikes Frank Scorsone Memorial Golf Classic at Riverlands Golf and Country Club in LaPlace.
Mon May 13, 2013
St. John Parish crime report, May 13
Shane M. LeBouef, 34, Historic West Street, Garyville, LA, was arrested on 5/10/2013 and booked with possession of drug paraphernalia, resisting an officer with force or violence, and parole violation.
Fellow officers ride to honor fallen St. John deputies
That's the day the three St. Charles Parish sheriff's detectives heard - and then responded to - reports that St.
BRPD identify victim of Sunday shooting
Baton Rouge police on Monday released the name of the 31-year-old woman found shot to death inside a local residence Sunday afternoon.
Sun May 12, 2013
WWL-TV New Orleans
Two unbelted juveniles die when car slams into tree
Two unrestrained juveniles were killed after the car in which they were riding slammed into a tree, State Police said Sunday.
Fri May 10, 2013
St. John Relay for Life will go on May 11 inside the St. John Civic Center in LaPlace
The American Cancer Society's St. John Relay for Life Committee has announced that the event will go on as planned on May 11, beginning at 3 p.m., inside the St.
Thu May 09, 2013
East St. John High's Technology Student Association participates in...
East St. John High's Technology Student Association participates in TSA conference in LaPlace: East St.
After prom parties are a big hit at St. Charles and St. John high schools
After their proms ended around midnight, juniors and seniors at four local high schools got the party started again and partied until the wee hours of the morning.
Wed May 08, 2013
What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas, and that includes king cake...
Cultural diffusion: The spreading of ideas from one culture to another. For years I have taught the idea of cultural diffusion in fifth grade social studies.
Educators at St. Charles Catholic High in LaPlace attend NCEA convention in Houston
Inspiration and knowledge of best practices for Catholic education were presented by international, national, and local speakers at the National Catholic Educators Association convention attended by four faculty and staff member at St.