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Staff Reports, Author at L'Observateur

Crime

St. John Sheriff’s Office investigates two weekend shootings

Detectives with the St. John Sheriff’s Office are investigating two shootings incidents that occurred this past weekend in a LaPlace neighborhood. Detectives are seeking the public’s ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, July 14, 2020 10:44 am

High School Sports

High school football games on hold until Phase 4, LHSAA says

BATON ROUGE —The Louisiana High School Athletic Association voted Monday to restrict the playing of high school football games until high school athletics reaches Phase ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, July 13, 2020 4:46 pm

LaPlace

2020 Andouille Festival cancelled

St. John the Baptist Parish – Due to COVID-19, the Andouille Festival scheduled for October 16-18, 2020 will be canceled. The decision follows similar cancelations ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, July 13, 2020 1:25 pm

Local

St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office investigate over night shooting

About 9 p.m. on July 12, the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to a 911 call related to gunshots heard on Vidal Street in Ama, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, July 13, 2020 7:47 am

Crime

St. John Parish sees uptick of subjects fleeing from traffic stops

LAPLACE—St. John Parish has recently experienced incidents of subjects fleeing on foot from officers during traffic stops. On Tuesday July 7, St. John the Baptist ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, July 11, 2020 12:05 am

Local

Consumers Should Be On Lookout For Recently Recalled Child Products

BATON ROUGE, LA – Attorney General Jeff Landry is alerting Louisiana parents and guardians of several child products that have recently been recalled. “I am ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, July 9, 2020 8:16 am

Crime

Detectives Investigate West Bank shooting

WALLACE—Detectives with the St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office are investigating a shooting that left a man and two juveniles injured. At about 9:30 ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 3:34 pm

LaPlace

Two men flee from traffic stops in separate incidents

LAPLACE—St. John Parish has recently experienced incidents of subjects fleeing on foot from officers during traffic stops. On Tuesday July 7, St. John the Baptist ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 2:22 pm

Business

Virtual Career Fair coming July 9

LAPLACE – The Louisiana Workforce Commission will hold a Virtual Career Fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, July 9. Job seeker registration ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 7:35 am

Crime

Suspect in April 4 murder investigation receives bond reduction

LAPLACE — Kevin Hollinger, a suspect in the April 4 murder of 25-year-old Ja’Riel Sam of LaPlace, recently received a bond reduction from $250,000 to ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 7:33 am

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