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  • Man pleads not guilty in fatal Kenner Raising Cane's stabbing

    November 14, 2016 12:06 PM

    GRETNA - A 23-year-man accused of fatally stabbing a 21-year-old manager during a robbery at a Raising Cane's in Kenner has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder. Joshua Every, of LaPlace, also pleaded not guilty Monday to armed robbery, conspiracy to commit armed robbery and three other charges in Jefferson... more »
  • Managers hurt trying to stop Halloween costume bandits

    November 2, 2016 10:23 AM

    KENNER - Three women are accused of trying to steal Halloween costumes from a Kenner store, injuring managers in the process. Kenner police Lt. Brian McGregor said that 21-year-old Dannika Cains, 20-year-old Artese Monroe and 20-year-old Whitney Williams, all of New Orleans, were arrested on battery, theft and other charges.... more »
  • Man leads police on chase in stolen car

    September 7, 2016 11:01 PM

    KENNER - Police arrested Donald Harris of Baton Rouge Tuesday after he stole a vehicle and led police on a chase. Kenner Police's license plate recognition system received a "stolen hit" on a 2006 Honda Accord that had been reported stolen on Sept. 4. Police spotted the stolen... more »
  • Detective reveals new details of deadly Raising Cane's robbery

    August 9, 2016 10:19 AM

    GRETNA - A Kenner Police detective unleashed new and graphic details about the events of the morning when Raising Cane’s store manager Taylor Friloux was stabbed to death at a Monday preliminary hearing in a Gretna courtroom. WWL-TV reported that Detective Brad Ricke described how surveillance cameras captured one... more »
  • Police: Woman tries to hit deputy with truck, shot in wrists

    July 15, 2016 11:13 AM

    KENNER - Sheriff's deputies say a New Orleans woman who tried to hit a deputy with her vehicle, was shot by the officer and wounded. A sheriff's statement said 40-year-old Melissa Belanger was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries and will be charged with attempted murder. The statement said a deputy spotted... more »
  • Police locate girl, 13, sought in Raising Cane's armed robbery, murder

    July 5, 2016 5:13 PM

    KENNER - A female passenger who was wanted in connection with a deadly armed robbery at a Raising Cane's on Williams Boulevard has been located. Friday, a 13-year-old girl, accompanied by her parents, turned herself in to police. The girl said she was the female passenger inside the suspect... more »
  • Raising Cane's manager stabbed to death - what we know

    June 30, 2016 10:03 AM

    KENNER - Police in Kenner say they’ve arrested a second suspect and have a third possible suspect in for questioning in the stabbing death of a Raising Cane’s shift manager early Wednesday morning. The stabbing happened at 1:30 a.m. Wednesday when a former employee of the restaurant reportedly stabbed... more »
  • Raising Cane's shift manager stabbed, killed during armed robbery

    June 29, 2016 9:17 AM

    KENNER - Kenner Police said a woman was fatally stabbed multiple times during an armed robbery carried out by a former store employee at a Raising Cane's in Kenner. WWL-TV said the robbery happened just before 1:30 a.m. Wednesday morning at the Raising Cane's located at 3344 Williams Boulevard.... more »
  • 2 alligators removed from area near boat launch in Kenner

    June 16, 2016 4:08 PM

    KENNER - Department of Wildlife and Fisheries agents removed two alligators - one 6-feet long and the other 8-feet long - from the area near a pump station in Jefferson Parish, according to WGNO-TV in New Orleans. “Because of the national news regarding alligators, we didn’t want anyone to... more »
  • Triple shooting suspect surrenders with infant in arms

    April 15, 2016 6:12 PM

    KENNER ( WWL-TV ) - A WWL-TV viewer captured this photo of members of Kenner Police and the U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Task Force apprehending a suspect in Kenner shortly after noon Friday. Kenner Police Lieutenant Brian McGregor said the image shows several law enforcement members surrounding Eddieshawn "12... more »
  • Man and woman found shot to death in Kenner home, children inside home unharmed

    April 4, 2016 10:00 AM

    KENNER- A man and a woman were found shot to death in the bedroom of a Kenner apartment that was also occupied by three young children, according to Kenner Police. The discovery of the victims was made shortly before 7 a.m. in the 2100 block of Idaho Avenue after one... more »
  • Submerged car found in Lake Pontchartrain holds 2 bodies

    March 4, 2016 3:07 PM

    KENNER - Police in Kenner say two bodies have been found in a car that was submerged in Lake Pontchartrain. Police say in an emailed statement that foul play is not suspected and the case was being treated as a traffic accident. The statement says that only the... more »
  • Kenner woman wounded by New Year's gunfire

    January 1, 2016 4:09 PM

    KENNER - Kenner police say man firing a gun to celebrate the new year wounded a 40-year-old woman in the abdomen. Lt. Brian McGregor said in a news release that 26-year-old Brandon Smith was booked with aggravated battery, negligent injury and illegal discharge of a firearm. McGregor says Smith was... more »
  • Cyberstalking charges filed against Kenner man dismissed

    December 11, 2015 1:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Cyberstalking charges filed against a Kenner man in December of 2015 were dismissed in a Baton Rouge court late last month. Court documents indicate the temporary restraining order filed in connection with the incident against 24-year-old Andrew Boughrara was dismissed on Jan. 20. The charges... more »
  • Police: Boy arrested after shooting students with pellet gun

    December 2, 2015 11:02 AM

    KENNER - Kenner police arrested a 14-year-old boy after they say he shot two students with an Airsoft pellet gun. Lt. Brian McGregor said in a news release the teen shot two 12-year-old students Monday at Roosevelt Middle School in Kenner. McGregor says one girl was hit in the leg... more »
  • 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 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 »

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