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  • Man arrested after admitting to running over victim following argument

    November 28, 2017 3:24 PM

    KENNER- Authorities arrested a man they say intentionally ran over another man with his car following an altercation. The incident took place early Monday morning outside a bar on Williams Boulevard in Kenner. WWL-TV reports the victim is listed as stable at University Hospital with a broken leg, broken... more »
  • Man jailed days after criminal justice overhaul release in Louisiana

    November 9, 2017 2:52 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Police in a New Orleans suburb say a 24-year-old man released from prison under new criminal justice legislation was arrested five days later in connection with an armed robbery. A Kenner Police Department statement says Tyrone "Smokey" White of Kenner, was freed Nov. 2. He was... more »
  • Kenner man indicted for arson and possession of a destructive device

    October 25, 2017 11:43 AM

    NEW ORLEANS- A Kenner man accused of arson and possession of a destructive device has been indicted in federal court, according to a news release. Ryan Scott, 39, is charged with arson and possessing a destructive device, the release said. He is accused of setting a fire at... more »
  • Teenager arrested for using stun gun on 7-year-old boy

    September 26, 2017 8:40 AM

    KENNER- Authorities in the New Orleans area say a teenager has been arrested after he used a stun gun on a 7-year-old boy, causing burns and blisters to the boy's back. News outlets report 19-year-old Kevin Alexis is accused of zapping the boy Friday. Alexis told police he was... more »
  • Dump truck runs over worker inside of portable toilet

    September 22, 2017 8:16 AM

    KENNER- Authorities say a construction crew member who was using a portable toilet was accidentally rolled over by a dump truck driver while working at an expansion project at the New Orleans airport. News outlets report the 28-year-old man was rolled over at the Louis Armstrong International Airport's Kenner... more »
  • Kenner man killed after being hit, dragged by bus

    September 1, 2017 1:02 PM

    KENNER - A man was killed by a transit bus in Kenner after it hit and dragged him last night. According to WGNO-TV , the incident occurred around 10 p.m. at the intersection of Reverend Richmond Wilson Drive and Coleman Place. The man was found unresponsive at the scene... more »
  • Teen accused of beating elderly couple with hammer in Kenner caught in Baton Rouge

    July 10, 2017 12:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A teen was arrested for allegedly beating an 89-year-old man and 70-year-old woman with a hammer inside their Kenner home on Sunday. According to the Kenner Police Department, a man reported that his next door neighbor, living in the Woodlake Subdivision on Tenton Street, walked... more »
  • Ex-cop accused in Kenner of theft from Hispanics after traffic stops

    March 10, 2017 6:39 PM

    KENNER - A police department in a News Orleans suburb accuses a former officer of stealing from Hispanic men he'd arrested for driving without a license. Kenner Police Lt. Brian McGregor says 32-year-old Jan Michael Gregory was arrested Friday. He says Gregory had resigned Feb. 22, after members of the... more »
  • New rules won't float with boat owners in Orleans suburb

    December 26, 2016 2:10 PM

    KENNER- Recreational boats on trailers are nothing unusual in many Louisiana neighborhoods. Now, new restrictions on where boat owners in the New Orleans suburb of Kenner can park their vessels are drawing complaints. The complaints have led city officials to say they are exploring whether they should alter or delay... more »
  • 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 »

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