Kenner

Jim Hanzo
July 02, 2018 - 7:36 am
The City of Kenner has plans to develop the Laketown area. Mayor Ben Zahn met with a a national developer to get those improvements started around Lake Pontchartrain. Coming off his inauguration as mayor of Kenner for a new term, Zahn said he is anxious to get the ball rolling on what he hopes will...
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June 21, 2018 - 6:12 pm
(WWL.com) -- The Kenner City Council today unanimously voted in support of the Jefferson Parish School Board's ban of Jefferson Parish President Mike Yenni from school buildings and functions. Yenni would like to see the ban overturned. Maria C. DeFrancesch, Councilwoman-At-Large, Division A in...
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Chris Miller
May 21, 2018 - 4:58 pm
A 40-year-old Kenner woman faces an attempted murder charge after police say she opened fire on her husband as he backed out of the driveway. Police say Tammy Bush and her husband of 15 years had gotten into an argument early this morning at their residence in the 2700 block of Panama Street. “...
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Chris Miller
February 21, 2018 - 3:39 pm
An 18-wheeler hit a utility pole in Kenner near Loyola and West Esplanade today, knocking out power and setting two businesses on fire. Kenner officials say the fire is out, but a few hundred people are still without power. "A number of power poles were knocked down, sparked a fire in two...
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February 19, 2018 - 1:18 pm
KENNER, La. (AP) -- Authorities say a 94-year-old school outside New Orleans has suffered extensive damage after catching fire. NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune reports firefighters found the roof of Kenner High School engulfed in flames when crews arrived shortly after 12:30 a.m. Monday. Kenner city...
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Don Ames
February 12, 2018 - 6:35 am
Kenner's Rivertown Lundi Gras Celebration kicks off this morning. They've been doing this fro some time, now. "This our 20th year of the Lundi Gras celebration when the courts come to meet us...the Royal Court of Argus and the Royal Court of the Zulu Social Aid and Pleasure Club of New Orleans."...
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Chris Miller
January 29, 2018 - 11:56 am
A 28-year-old LaPlace man who told police he had been shot while minding his own business in Kenner is facing charges of possessing a firearm while being a convicted felon. Kenner Police say Mark Duncan, after being dropped off at Ochsner Medical Center suffering from gunshot wounds last week, told...
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Chris Miller
December 12, 2017 - 11:34 am
Kenner Police say a paroled felon beat a woman to death. Officers booked 38-year-old Alex Sanders on a charge of second degree murder in the death of 37-year-old Amy Cancienne. The investigation began Sunday, November 12, when police were called to the suspect's residence, where Cancienne had been...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
October 30, 2017 - 7:12 pm
Officials in Kenner today announced they have terminated the employment of the city's fire chief. "Fire Chief John Hellmers was relieved of duty today following an internal investigation," Kenner Chief Administrative Officer Deborah Foshee announced in a news release. It comes after weeks of an...
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