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Father accused of murder acts as own attorney
A Reserve couple accused of killing their 8-year-old son back in 2008 and who made national headlines on "America's Most Wanted" TV show when they fled criminal proceedings represented themselves in a St. John the Baptist Parish trial.
Murder trial begins for Errol and Tonya Victor, charged with death of 8-year-old son
More than six years after authorities say 8-year-old M.L. Lloyd III of Reserve died at the hands of his mother and stepfather, a St. John the Baptist Parish jury was seated Thursday to hear the second-degree murder charges against the couple.
Education, Employment and Empowerment Festival is July 26 in Edgard
The West St. John Community Action Organization will sponsor its first Education, Employment and Empowerment Festival for West Bank residents and businesses on July 26 from 1 to 5 p.m. at the West St. John Recreation Complex in Edgard.
Rising Star Baptist in LaPlace hosted community meeting to discuss concerns
Rising Star Baptist Church in LaPlace recently hosted a community meeting. Pastor Donald August said community meetings are periodically hosted by the church to give local politicians the opportunity to share information about issues of concern, and for attendees to ask questions.
Edgard man jailed after loaded gun, drugs found during traffic stop in St. John Parish
An Edgard man remained in the parish jail on Monday after St. John the Baptist Parish authorities say a deputy found $180 worth of crack cocaine and a loaded handgun in his car after he was pulled over during a traffic stop Saturday on River Road in Edgard.
St. John Parish crime report, July 17
Wilmer D. Robertson, 53, 48138 Barbarita St., Tickfaw, La., was arrested 7/16/14 and booked with turning movements and required signals, failure to change address, stopping, parking, or standing on the highway shoulder, DWI -second offense, and contempt of court.
Vacation Bible school set, and Bossier family gathered in Edgard
Greater New St. Peter Baptist Church will hold vacation Bible school Aug. 4-8 at 6 p.m. at the church, 200 W. Third St., in Edgard.
Man shot by St. John deputy in struggle released from hospital, promptly arrested, paper says
Kirk Bovie, 49, who was shot in the leg while struggling with a sheriff's deputyi near John Pierre Street in Edgard, has been released from the hospital and arrested.
St. John deputy shoots domestic-violence suspect in Edgard
A deputy sheriff shot a man who was being sought on domestic violence charges Wednesday morning on John Pierre Street in Edgard, the St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office said.