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Kenner police support Special Olympics with Torch Run
Kenner police and other law enforcement officials show off a banner after running the 28th annual Louisiana Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics.
Fri May 24, 2013
Mandeville Lions Club roaring about successful car show: Mandeville Central
The Mandeville Lions Club hosted its inaugural Car Show on May 18. More than 30 antique car enthusiasts displayed their cars near the club's hall on Lafitte Street.
City Putt opening brings happy miniature golf fans to New Orleans City Park
About 400 players rushed through the gates of City Putt following a ribbon cutting ceremony at the two-acre miniature golf facility in New Orleans City Park on Friday, May 24, 2013.
DJ David Kunian to celebrate 20th anniversary at WWOZ
David Kunian will celebrate his 20th anniversary on the air at WWOZ FM-90.7 during his regular weekly air shift at 10 p.m. Tuesday .
Mount Carmel Academy in New Orleans presented diplomas May 20
Mt. Carmel Academy in New Orleans presented diplomas to 226 students during commencement ceremonies May 20 at the Pontchartrain Center in Kenner.
Thu May 23, 2013
Kenner Memorial Day Ceremony
Henry Polito Jr., Commander VFW Post 7732, from left, Major Tom Paine, Chaplain La.
Wed May 22, 2013
Jefferson Parish schools see gains in LEAP score results
James Meza, superintendent of Jefferson Parish public schools, speaks Wednesday, March 23, 2012, at the statewide test score unveiling at Greenlawn Terrace Elementary in Kenner.
Suspect booked with Lamarque Ford burglary, several other business break-ins
A Kenner man has confessed to burglarizing Lamarque Ford and several other car dealerships in the New Orleans area, according to authorities.
WDSU-TV New Orleans
Man burglarized several car dealerships, Kenner police say
Jackie Williams, 49, confessed to committing numerous burglaries and thefts at car dealerships throughout the metropolitan area, according to a police news release.
Tue May 21, 2013
Jefferson Parish School Board to vote on teacher union contract
Teachers are gathered on the grounds of Alfred Bonnabel Magnet Academy High in Kenner for the second consecutive month of protesting outside a Jefferson Parish School Board meeting over the board's decision to scrap the previous Jefferson Federation of Teachers contract and begin anew.
Intoxicated mom left 3-month-old in vehicle while she hung out at Kenner bar, cops say
Authorities say an intoxicated mom left her 3-month-old daughter inside of a parked sport utility vehicle while she socialized at a Kenner bar.
Mon May 20, 2013
Fat City armed robber sentenced to 110 years in prison
A Fat City armed robber was sentenced Monday to 110 years in prison for two holdups in Metairie 's former nightlife district.
Kenner murder suspect's bond halved then doubled by different Jefferson Parish judges
Roger Batiste, 75, of LaPlace, was back in jail Monday, after a Jefferson Parish judge reinstated his original $500,000 bond.
Alleged accomplice in 2011 Mardi Gras rape at Kenner hotel surrenders to authorities
A Houston man accused of helping his cousin in the attempted rape of an intoxicated college student at a Kenner hotel during Mardi Gras 2011 has surrendered to authorities.
Sat May 18, 2013
Marrero teen, abused and abandoned as a child, perseveres to earn his high school diploma
Stephen Crawford first set foot in a classroom at the age of 8, shortly after his physically and emotionally abusive father punched him in the face and kicked him out of a car in the middle of a Metairie neighborhood.
Thu May 16, 2013
Notes from the Legislature's regular session
BATON ROUGE -- Motion picture production companies wanting to qualify for Louisiana tax credits would first have to submit a certified audit of the planned expenditures to the state, under a bill approved Thursday by the Senate.
Wed May 15, 2013
Kenner police search for burglar who stole tires, rims from Lamarque Ford
A frame from video surveillance shows a man Kenner Police say is a suspect in a burglary from Lamarque Ford on Williams Boulevard early Sunday morning.
Club News for May 15, 2013
The Louisiana Lions Eye Foundation Cubsight vision screening program for children received the 2013 Louisiana Public Health Association Meritorious Award at the LPHA Awards Luncheon on April 12 in Lafayette.
Tue May 14, 2013
Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation Back to the Beach Festival is June 1-2
Laketown in Kenner will be rocking for a good cause as the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation celebrates the 24th annual Back to the Beach Festival on June 1 and 2. It will be a weekend of music, food, arts and crafts, sports and fun in the sun, all to benefit the foundation and the Save Our Lake and Save Our Coast programs.