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St. John deputy shootings testimony shines light on police radio system failures
MATTHEW HINTON / THE TIMES-PICAYUNE Family and friends arrive for a candlelight vigil memorial service for St.
St. John Parish sheriff hosts prayer breakfast to combat rising crime rate
Scores of clergy members gathered in St. John Parish on Thursday morning at the request of St.
Hurricane forecast: Another busy Atlantic season
In this Aug. 30, 2012 file photo, residents evacuate their flooded neighborhood in LaPlace, La.
Wed May 22, 2013
St. John Parish crime report, May 22
Patricia Roussell, 54, Williamsburg Drive, LaPlace, LA, was arrested on 5/21/2013 and booked with issuing a worthless check and an attachment.
Ascension of Our Lord 4-H members in LaPlace win awards at Achievement Day
Students at Ascension of Our Lord School in LaPlace who won awards at St. John 4-H Achievement Day are front row from left, Zahria Phillip, Melody Newsome, Maggie Morton, Ty'Rah Ray, Sanai Smith, and Emily Ronnenburg; middle row from left, Destiny Romious, Ashlyn Woods, Ishaan Iyer, Dominic Joseph, Sarah Grosse, Gregory Bergeron, and Hailey Hilbun; ... (more)
Tue May 21, 2013
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.
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.