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  • Kenner proposes raises for mayor, police chief

    November 8, 2015 1:33 PM

    KENNER - Kenner officials are trying to increase the annual pay for the mayor and police chief by more than 50 percent. City Councilman Keith Conley says he proposed a pay increase ordinance because salaries for those posts were "stagnant." He says the mayor's and chief's salaries have not been... more »
  • Kenner gymnastics coach arrested for video voyeurism, child porn

    October 30, 2015 11:12 AM

    KENNER - Kenner police have booked a 43-year-old gymnastics coach with video voyeurism and possession and production of child pornography Lt. Brian McGregor says police arrested Brian Townsend Thursday after executing a search warrant at his home. McGregor says images and videos of female juveniles engaging in sex acts were... more »
  • Girl, 4, drowns at Kenner pool

    August 1, 2015 6:16 PM

    KENNER, La. - Kenner police say a 4-year-old girl has drowned in a condominium complex pool. Police say in a news release that Jennifer Santos-Molina of Metairie was seen on surveillance footage swimming with family members Friday night at the Chardonnay Village Condominiums. Police says at one point, the girl... more »
  • Sanders visits Louisiana, talks civil rights, gun control

    July 26, 2015 6:38 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A rally in a new Orleans suburb is set to cap a weekend of campaigning in Louisiana for Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders as he seeks the Democratic presidential nomination. Sunday evening's rally in Kenner comes after Saturday appearances in Baton Rouge, where he addressed a meeting... more »
  • Jindal makes presidential run official

    June 24, 2015 8:37 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Governor Bobby Jindal made his future plans official just before noon Wednesday, posting online that he was running for president. Jindal posted the announcement on his Twitter account and campaign website , which included a video of him talking with his children about his plans to... more »
  • Jindal presidential announcement details revealed

    June 8, 2015 4:13 PM

    KENNER - An online event posting detailed how Governor Bobby Jindal may announce his presidential bid in a few weeks. The Eventbrite posting for "Geaux Bobby: A Special Announcement From Governor Bobby Jindal" said the governor will make his announcement at the Pontchartrain Center in Kenner June 24 at... more »
  • Line of thunderstorms brings rain, high winds to Louisiana check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 26, 2015 8:59 AM

    BATON ROUGE- A line of thunderstorms brought heavy rain and gusting winds through southeastern Louisiana Monday night. The storms that passed through didn't do much damage in the Baton Rouge area, but left a lot of standing water on the roads early this morning. Some houses did lose power.... more »
  • Saints sack leader Galette arrested in domestic disturbance

    January 5, 2015 11:13 AM

    KENNER - New Orleans Saints linebacker Junior Galette has been arrested in a domestic violence case in which a woman says her face was scratched and her ear bloodied after an earring was ripped off. Police say Galette is being booked on misdemeanor simple battery stemming from the disturbance at... more »
  • Husband shot and killed with kids in home, wife questioned

    July 8, 2014 9:39 AM

    KENNER - Kenner police are investigating a domestic-related homicide. Police say Tuesday morning's shooting involved a husband and wife who were separated. Sgt. Brian McGregor says children in the home called 911 around 2:30 a.m. to report gunshots. McGregor says officers arrived to find a man who had been shot... more »
  • 2nd arrest warrant issued in dancer's death

    June 12, 2014 5:31 PM

    KENNER - A man considered a suspect in the stabbing and dismemberment of a Bourbon Street dancer now faces an arrest warrant in her death. Kenner Police on Thursday obtained an arrest warrant for 41-year-old Terry Speaks, in the death of 22-year-old Jaren Lockhart, whose body parts were found along... more »
  • Ascension deputies arrest suspected I-10 vehicle thief

    May 29, 2014 2:54 PM

    GONZALES - The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office said a multi-parish investigation has yielded an arrest of a man accused of stealing multiple vehicles along I-10. Ascension authorities said they received three separate reports of motorists leaving their vehicles on the side of the interstate after breaking down and returning... more »
  • Woman arrested in dancer dismembered case

    May 7, 2014 11:19 AM

    KENNER - Police in the New Orleans suburb of Kenner say they have arrested one of the last two people seen with a dancer whose dismembered body washed up on Mississippi beaches two years ago. Sgt. Brian McGregor confirms that Margaret Sanchez was arrested Wednesday morning at her parents' home... more »
  • Miss. sends case of dismembered woman to La.

    April 22, 2014 3:25 PM

    KENNER - The police chief of a New Orleans suburb says he hopes his department can bring closure to the case of a Bourbon Street dancer whose body parts washed ashore in Mississippi in 2012. But Kenner Police Chief Steve Caraway said Tuesday there is still no break in the... more »
  • Kenner woman arrested for stealing checks

    February 15, 2014 12:15 PM

    METAIRIE - A Kenner woman has been arrested on charges of stealing more than $133,000 from patients at a Metairie nursing home. The Louisiana attorney general's office says in a news release that 37-year-old Dina Maumus was booked into the Jefferson Parish jail this week with 24 counts of felony... more »
  • Man arrested after "gift from God"

    December 13, 2013 5:56 AM

    KENNER - Police in Kenner say a man has been arrested after failing to return most of the $7,000 erroneously deposited into his bank account. Police said 36-year-old William Lopez claimed he thought the money was a "gift from God." Kenner Police Sgt. Brian McGregor says the mix-up occurred Dec.... more »
  • Ethics: Former Kenner mayor must pay late fee

    August 19, 2013 3:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The State Ethics Board says former Kenner Mayor Phil Capitano must pay for the late filing of a campaign finance report. The board, according to The Times-Picayune, declined Friday to waive the fee and Capitano owes $600. Capitano, who lost a race to Mike Yenni in 2010,... more »
  • Kenner business man sentenced in bribery case

    July 25, 2013 12:49 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A Kenner telecommunications contractor and the last defendant in the four-year investigation of Jefferson Parish political corruption, has been sentenced. U.S. District Judge Nannette Jolivette Brown sentenced Bill Mack on Thursday to 20 months for conspiring to bribe Parish President Aaron Broussard. Mack admitted paying Broussard $66,000... more »
  • 10-year-old behind wheel of SUV

    June 12, 2013 5:16 PM

    KENNER - Kenner police say officers responding to a call about a sport utility vehicle being driven recklessly on Interstate 10 found a 10-year-old boy behind the wheel when they pulled the vehicle over later on a city street. Two women in the vehicle were arrested. Police said both allegedly... more »
  • Felon booked in Kenner home-grown marijuana case

    June 12, 2013 3:07 PM

    KENNER - Allegations about a home-based marijuana growing operation have led to the arrest of a Kenner man on drug and weapon charges. Kenner police said they received an anonymous tip about marijuana being grown at a residence. Detectives searched the home Tuesday and found 32 marijuana plants, plus 18... more »
  • Drunk mom leaves baby in vehicle

    May 21, 2013 11:27 AM

    KENNER - Police say an intoxicated mom left her 3-month-old daughter inside of a parked sport utility vehicle while she socialized at a Kenner bar. Kenner Police tells The Times-Picayune that the infant was strapped into a baby carrier inside the vehicle -- with the keys in the ignition and... more »
  • Former employee arrested for jewelry store theft

    April 26, 2013 11:11 AM

    KENNER - Police have arrested a former employee of a Kenner jewelry store accused of stealing more than $22,000 worth jewelry. A Kenner police spokesman tells The Times-Picayune 23-year-old Darius Williams was booked Wednesday with theft of $1,500 or more. The jewelry store contacted authorities in last August after they... more »
  • Driver mows down decorations at holiday party

    January 3, 2013 12:18 PM

    KENNER, La. - There were no reports of serious injuries, but a vehicle was damaged and several holiday decorations were mowed down in the front yard of a Kenner home when a disturbance broke out at a New Year's Eve house party. Kenner police said it happened around 2 a.m.... more »
  • I-10 westbound over spillway reopened check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 14, 2012 11:42 AM

    KENNER - State police have reopened Interstate 10 westbound near the Bonnet Carre Spillway as they continue their investigation into a fatal crash. Trooper Melissa Matey says two people died in the three vehicle accident early Friday morning. Matey says a car hit the left guardrail, spun around and stopped... more »
  • Multi-car crash near Kenner leaves 2 dead

    September 14, 2012 7:21 AM

    KENNER - State police have closed Interstate 10 westbound near the Bonnet Carre Spillway as they investigate a fatal accident. Trooper Melissa Matey says two people died in the three-vehicle accident. Traffic is being diverted Friday to Interstate 310 South. Additional details about the crash were not... more »
  • Ex-councilman now faces new charge

    August 3, 2012 3:30 PM

    KENNER - Former New Orleans City Councilman Jon Johnson - awaiting sentencing in a federal corruption case - has been booked for allegedly failing to return a rental car in 2005. The Times-Picayune reports the 63-year-old Johnson surrendered Tuesday to Kenner police. A 2006 warrant involves a car rented from... more »
  • Bribery defendant in Broussard case enters plea

    July 31, 2012 6:18 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The Kenner businessman accused of bribing former Jefferson Parish President Aaron Broussard has pleaded not guilty in federal court in New Orleans. Bill Mack entered the plea Tuesday during his initial appearance before U.S. Magistrate Judge Daniel Knowles III. The Times-Picayune reports Knowles also set Mack's trial... more »
  • Kenner man injured making sparkler bomb

    July 4, 2012 3:19 PM

    Kenner- A 19 year old Kenner man seriously injured himself while manufacturing a sparkler bomb with fireworks. Responding officers found the victim to have sustained injuries to his hands, arms, and legs. Investigators say the victim along with several friends were outside shooting fireworks, when made a... more »
  • Four time convicted drunk driver arrested again for DWI Play Video

    July 3, 2012 4:00 PM

    KENNER- A man from East Baton Rouge Parish with four convictions for drinking and driving was arrested in Kenner over the weekend for allegedly drinking and driving again. Kenner Police arrested 39-year old Jonathan Wells for his fourth offense DWI and driving on a suspended license. Although he has... more »
  • Man illegally in US arrested in tax scam

    March 6, 2012 8:35 AM

    KENNER, La. - Kenner police have arrested an illegal immigrant living in LaPlace in connection with a fraudulent tax scam. Police said Tuesday that $20,000 was seized as evidence from his vehicle. Officers responding to a disturbance Friday found Marvin Baca in an argument about false W-2 forms that he... more »
  • Kenner PD warns about pre-recorded phone scam

    February 3, 2012 4:15 AM

    KENNER - Some Kenner residents received pre-recorded telephone calls this week indicating that a family member was arrested or involved in a serious accident. It was a scam, according to the Kenner Police Department. A spokesman for the department said Thursday the calls are apparently an attempt to "hijack" phones... more »
  • NO airport approved for Cuba air service

    October 12, 2011 11:45 AM

    KENNER - Officials at the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport say the airport has received approval for direct flight service to Cuba. Travel to Cuba will still be highly restricted. Passengers must have close relatives in Cuba or must be involved in the medical or agricultural business sectors.... more »
  • N.O. Oktoberfest moves to Kenner

    October 8, 2011 1:06 PM

    KENNER, La.- For the first time since 1928, Deutsches Haus will hold Oktoberfest someplace new: Kenner's Rivertown. The organization's former home in the city's Mid-City neighborhood was torn down in May because of the planned University Medical Center. The temporary location on Ridgewood Drive in Metairie is not big... more »
  • Man arrested for allegedly beating 3-month-old son

    August 16, 2011 12:51 PM

    KENNER, La. - Police have arrested a Kenner man for allegedly beating his three-month-old son. Kenner Police spokesman Sgt. Brian McGregor tells WWL TV Tyler Jonathan Eastgate admitted to police the child's continual crying caused him to throw the infant against the wall. Eastgate was booked Monday with... more »
  • Airport employee shot by passenger's rifle

    July 25, 2011 4:14 PM

    KENNER - An airport employee was accidentally shot when a hunting rifle discharged a round as it was being checked as baggage at the United Airline ticket counter at Louis Armstrong International Airport. Sgt. Larry Dyess of the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office says it happened about 10:30 a.m. Monday... more »
  • Police: Mother killed self and 3 children

    July 14, 2011 2:33 PM

    KENNER, La. - Kenner Police Chief Steve Caraway says an anxiety-filled woman killed her three daughters, then turned the gun on herself. Caraway said on Thursday that 29-year-old Nadia Braxton's pastor told investigators that she was suffering from depression and trying to find help before the shooting Tuesday. ... more »
  • Bonnet Carre Spillway to close this morning

    June 20, 2011 3:50 AM

    KENNER - The Army Corp of Engineers says it will begin closing the last bays on the Bonnet Carre Spillway around 6:30 this morning. The process is expected to last about two hours. The corps began opening the spillway on May 9 to divert floodwaters in the Mississippi River away... more »

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