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  • Family Seeks Answers in Cold Case

    October 25, 2012 12:02 AM

    A family in St. Mary Parish is still looking for answers after their loved one was found dead over two years ago. The case has been cold ever since. Now the family of Glenn Lemoine is asking for the public's help and hope to breath new life into the case.... more »
  • Fatal accident, vehicle submerged in canal

    December 21, 2011 9:52 AM

    A fatal accident in Lafayette last night. Sometime after 10:30 p.m., a vehicle traveling in the 200 block of Leblanc Road drove into a canal. The vehicle fully submerged. One person was inside the vehicle at the time of the accident. 39 year-old Kasey Kramer was in the vehicle, but... more »
  • Sunken Barge Finally On Its Way Out of St. Mary Parish

    August 11, 2011 7:10 PM

    It's been plaguing St. Mary Parish for over a year now, a two thousand ton barge stuck in the middle of the Charenton Navigational Canal. But Thursday the barge is finally on its way out. "It's been 15 months and 12 days since this barge has been in this... more »
  • Construction to Close Canal

    June 19, 2011 12:08 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Construction of the surge barrier along the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway will result in the closing of the canal to vessel traffic at the surge barrier for 45 hours next week, the Army Corps of Engineers said. The corps said the canal will close at 3 a.m.... more »
  • Landry Calls Corps of Eng. "Inept" in Case of Sitting Barge

    March 29, 2011 11:43 PM

    It's been almost a year since an oil rig barge capsized in the Charenton Canal in St. Mary Parish, and today it's still there. Now parish and state leaders say they're fed up with the problem. The enormous 2,000 ton vessel has sat on it's side right in the... more »
  • Update on Four Teens Killed Returning Home from LSU Game

    October 27, 2010 3:56 PM

    Autopsy results are back for the four high school students killed while driving home from the LSU football game on September 26. The Terrebonne Parish Coroner says all four teens had injuries, but none were life-threatening. The causes of death are listed as drowning. Driver James Cantrelle III, 17, failed... more »
  • Man's Body Found in New Orleans Drainage Canal

    October 4, 2010 7:46 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans authorities are seeking the identity of a body found in drainage canal. Coroner's office Chief Investigator John Gagliano said that the body was discovered about 3:30 p.m. Saturday and that the man had drowned earlier in the day. He said foul play is not... more »
  • UPDATE-Man Found in Iberia Parish Drainage Canal

    August 31, 2010 7:11 PM

    UPDATE- New information about a body found in a drainage canal in Iberia Parish. The coroner has ruled the causes of death for 61 year old Gordon Hebert is drowning. Hebert's body was found sunday. Investigators are still trying to determine if the death was accidental or if... more »
  • UPDATE: Man Missing After Wrecking Car in Baldwin

    August 10, 2010 6:29 PM

    MORE INFORMATION: St. Mary Parish Sheriff's officials are still trying to piece together the events leading up to Glenn Lemoine's death. His car was found on the Highway 90 East on ramp from Highway 83. He was last seen about 2 miles away, trying to hitchhike on the bridge over... more »
  • Slowdown In Rodent Shooting Taking Toll Along Canals

    April 2, 2010 11:30 AM

    METAIRIE, La. (AP) - For decades people have tried to devise creative ways to kill Louisiana's iconic pest: the marsh-chomping, canal-boring, fast-multiplying nutria. They shoot them, trap them and gas them in their holes. Jefferson Parish is widely known for the target-practice approach. But budgetary constraints since Hurricane Katrina have... more »

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