St. Charles Parish http://wwno.org en Christmas Tree Pick-Up Under Way in St. Charles http://wwno.org/post/christmas-tree-pick-under-way-st-charles <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Crews will pick up Christmas trees at curbside in St. Charles Parish through Jan. 19. Parish officials say all decorations must be removed and flocked trees will not be picked up.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Collected trees will be used in coastal restoration efforts in the Bayou Gauche area.</p> Thu, 17 Jan 2013 14:00:00 +0000 The Associated Press 27028 at http://wwno.org Man Killed in Shooting in Norco http://wwno.org/post/man-killed-shooting-norco <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">The St. Charles Sheriff's Office says a man has been killed in a shooting at an apartment in Norco.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">A news release from the department says 21-year-old Jay Bertucci died from a gunshot to the chest.&nbsp;Detectives say Bertucci was home with two other people when he answered a knock at the door.</p> Mon, 17 Dec 2012 17:40:31 +0000 The Associated Press 25212 at http://wwno.org St. Charles Parish schools to remain closed through Labor Day http://wwno.org/post/st-charles-parish-schools-remain-closed-through-labor-day <p>St. Charles Parish public schools will remain closed until Tuesday, September 4, the parish announced today in a news release posted on its Facebook page.</p><p>All schools will remain closed during this time, and all athletic events, including those this weekend, are canceled.</p> Tue, 28 Aug 2012 19:58:17 +0000 Jason Saul 18763 at http://wwno.org St. Charles Parish evacuation underway http://wwno.org/post/st-charles-parish-evacuation-underway <p><em style="font-family: Arial, Tahoma, Helvetica, FreeSans, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: rgb(41, 99, 49); ">The St. Charles Parish President has called for a mandatory evacuation effective at 6&nbsp;p.m.&nbsp;Sunday for all residents in St. Tue, 28 Aug 2012 01:07:28 +0000 WWNO Staff 18682 at http://wwno.org St. Charles Parish Deadline for Assisted Evacuation is 3:30 p.m. http://wwno.org/post/st-charles-parish-deadline-assisted-evacuation-330-pm <p><span style="background-color: rgb(218, 190, 143); color: rgb(9, 7, 4); font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 11px; line-height: 20px; ">St. Charles Parish remains under a mandatory evacuation due to the potential for dangerous storm surge, winds and flooding rainfall from Isaac. Current forecasts have the storm making landfall near the mouth of the Mississippi River.</span></p> Mon, 27 Aug 2012 19:48:27 +0000 WWNO Staff 18648 at http://wwno.org Hwy. 90 to close in St. Charles Parish http://wwno.org/post/hwy-90-close-st-charles-parish <p>Hwy. 90 will be blocked in both directions at the Davis Diversion in St. Charles Parish at 6:00 p.m. this evening (Aug. 27), the parish said in a press release earlier this afternoon.</p><p>There will be no through traffic in either direction on Hwy. 90 after that time.</p> Mon, 27 Aug 2012 19:44:52 +0000 WWNO Staff 18645 at http://wwno.org St. Charles Parish announces mandatory evacuation http://wwno.org/post/st-charles-parish-announces-mandatory-evacuation <p>The St. Charles Parish Emergency Operations Center has called a mandatory evacuation for both East and West Bank residents as of 6 p.m. Aug. 26 due to the threat of dangerous storm surge and winds from Tropical Storm Isaac. (For a list of recommended evacuation routes, visit <a href="http://www.stcharlesparish-la.gov/hurricane" target="_blank">www.stcharlesparish-la.gov/hurricane</a>.)</p> Mon, 27 Aug 2012 00:47:36 +0000 WWNO Staff 18573 at http://wwno.org St .Charles Parish declares state of emergency http://wwno.org/post/st-charles-parish-declares-state-emergency <p>St. Charles Parish has declared a state of emergency due to the approach of Tropical Storm Isaac.</p><p>Parish President V.J. St. Pierre Jr. signed the order at 10:15 a.m., according to a press release from the parish, in advance of expected 105 mph winds, higher gusts, and storm surges between six and eight feet beginning Monday night and into Tuesday.</p> Sun, 26 Aug 2012 21:24:51 +0000 Jason Saul 18560 at http://wwno.org Unlocked homes lead to St. Charles Parish burglaries http://wwno.org/post/unlocked-homes-lead-st-charles-parish-burglaries <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">An increase in home burglaries in St. Charles Parish has deputies making a simple warning to residents: Lock your doors.</span></p> Wed, 11 Jul 2012 16:26:12 +0000 The Associated Press 15519 at http://wwno.org