5 hrs ago
Jefferson Parish Head Start curtails services, eliminates 19 jobs over federal budget cuts
Sequestration is forcing Jefferson Community Action Programs to cut 76 slots from its Head Start Program, officials say.
13 hrs ago
Former British motor racer brings 109-year-old car through Kenner on cancer research trek
Joy Rainey, a British, former motor sports racer, recently stopped in Kenner with her 1904 Curved Dash Oldsmobile on her cross-country trek to promote cancer research.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Kenner's only movie theater shuts its doors in face of impending competition
The curtains have closed for good on Hollywood Cinemas 9 multiplex in Kenner. Faced with the impending opening of a new Grand theater location nearly within spitting distance of his box office, the theater's owner last week decided to accept the inevitable and to pull the plug on his operation once and for all.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Most I-10 eastbound lanes in Kenner to close overnight Friday, Saturday
Two I-10 eastbound lanes in Kenner will close overnight Friday and Saturday, as workers complete concrete paving.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Re: Intoxicated Grandmother Arrested For Making 10-Year-Old Grandson Designated Driver
Never let your grandmother drink and drive would be a good piece of advice to give a designated drivera if he's not 10-years-old.
Convicted Kenner psychic again accused of conning customer
Lecia Urich, 47, of Belle Chasse, a fortuneteller convicted of scamming customers, was arrested Wednesday for allegedly conning a woman out of $14,000.
Metairie man arrested for spinning tale of phony carjacking, cops say
The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office arrested William Montero, 33, and booked him with false swearing against public health for allegedly lying about an armed robbery.
New Orleans-area police briefs for June 13, 2013
A Kenner man was arrested after police on Tuesday found dozens of marijuana plants, guns, rifles and military-grade body armor in his home.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Boy, 10, drives SUV as nanna is drunk
A 10-YEAR-OLD boy has been pulled over for driving an SUV on a major US highway - while his grandmother and another woman in the car were drunk.
Man exposed himself to woman at Kenner bus stop, police say
Tyrone Lambert Jr., 32, was arrested for allegedly exposing himself to a woman at a Kenner bus stop.
Kenner Police: Intoxicated women arrested for allowing 10-year-old to drive them home
A misguided effort to find a safe ride home after a night of drinking landed Brenda Byrd and Sheila Joiner in jail.
Police seize 32 marijuana plants, arsenal of weapons from Kenner home
David Hart, left, was arrested on Tuesday, June 10, after narcotics officers from the Kenner Police found 32 marijuana plants and 18 guns in his home.
Willie Jones, 80, a native of Woodville, Mississippi and a resident of Jefferson, La., died Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at 7:19 p.m., at Ochsner Medical Center in Jefferson, La.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
The Mahalia Jackson Theatre hosts dance recitals throughout June
A number of dance theatre companies share their performances this month at the Mahalia Jackson.
Jefferson Public Schools releases statement on arrested Grace King teacher
Walter Sologaistoa, 43, of Kenner, was booked with possession of child pornography and distribution of child pornography, authorities said.
Jefferson Parish arrest reports, June 7-9
Junitha Brown , 31, 608 Governor Hall St., Gretna, was arrested at Virgil Street and Whitney Avenue in Gretna and booked with drug possession with the intent to distribute, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
NOPD seeks assistance identifying suspect in murder of Kenner convenience store owner
Lien Nguyen, also known as Mr. Lee, was abducted and murdered on April 23 in the 4200 block of McCoy Street New Orleans police are asking for help identifying and locating a man photographed leaving the scene of the April 23 fatal shooting in New Orleans of a Kenner convenience store owner.
Two tree cutters in critical condition after ladder touches power line in Kenner
Kenner Police say two men are in critical condition with severe burns after their ladder touched a high-voltage power line.
Candy Phillips (who's that?) is your midday music break
I'm not one to style myself as a crate-digger, a connoisseur of obscurities or a gatekeeper in the manner of the excellent Billy Delle , whose long-running Wednesday-night "Records From the Crypt" program on WWOZ-FM exhumed gem after gem from the deepest vaults of New Orleans music.