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Kenner, Louisiana is located in Jefferson Parish. Zip codes in Kenner, LA include 70063, 70065, and 70062. The median home price in Kenner is $149,900 which is roughly $102/per square foot. More Kenner information.

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Jury convicts Kenner man in Fat City kidnapping and rape of 7-year-old girl

Steven Carter, 30, of Kenner, has been convicted as charged of aggravated kidnapping and aggravated rape of a 7-year-old girl.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Times-Picayune

Should electronic signs be allowed along Kenner streets?

What type of signs should be allowed in Kenner? City Council votes on July 10 on whether to invoke a moratorium on electronic signs, until new regulations are in place to address the signage.

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The Times-Picayune

North Kenner Kiwanis treats men of Chateau Living Center to monthly dinner

The aroma of fresh fried fish filled the patio at Chateau Living Center in Kenner.

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UPI

Almanac for Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Those born on this date are under the sign of Cancer. They include Elias Howe, inventor of the sewing machine, in 1819; historian Samuel Eliot Morison in 1887; English romance novelist Barbara Cartland in 1901; actor/singer Ed Ames in 1927 ; English artist David Hockney in 1937 ; actors Brian Dennehy in 1938 and Richard Roundtree in 1942 ; writer ... (more)

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NOLA.com

In Fat City kidnapping trial, 8-year-old girl describes her abduction

Steven Carter, 30, of Kenner, faces spending the rest of his life if convicted as charged with aggravated kidnapping and aggravated rape, involving a 7-year-old girl who was abducted from her Fat City apartment on June 5, 2013.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

NOLA.com

Kenner man sentenced to 80 years in prison for sexually abusing young girls

Jamaal Johnson, 32, of Kenner, was sentenced to 80 years in prison Tuesday , after pleading guilty to two counts of sexual battery.

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NOLA.com

Property insurance association reaffirms Kenner Fire Department rating

In Feb. 2012, Kenner Fire Chief John Hellmers, center, looks at one of the two new fire trucks that he and his department had recently acquired acquired.

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NOLA.com

Kenner code inspection sweep finds 13 violations on West Louisiana State Drive

In a June 17 inspection, Kenner code enforcement employees uncovered 13 violations on two blocks of West Louisiana State Drive.

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The Times-Picayune

Kenner woman who shot estranged husband was hysterical, apologetic as police arrived, authorities say

Sgt. Brian McGregor of the Kenner Police Department describes the heated, early morning encounter between an estranged Kenner couple that left Lyndell Desilva, 38, dead by his wife's hand.

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WWL-TV New Orleans

Kenner Police investigating fatal shooting

Kenner Police detectives are questioning the man's wife and the couple's four children, ranging from ages 4 to 14, who were in the home when the shooting occurred, but so far no charges have been filed, McGregor said.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

NOLA.com

Fat City kidnapping suspect stands trial this week at Jefferson Parish Courthouse

Steven Carter, 30, of Kenner, is standing trial this week on charges of aggravated kidnapping and aggravated rape involving a 7-year-old Metairie girl.

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KSLA-TV Shreveport

Kenner charter expansion hinges on 'at risk' roll

A science-focused charter school in Kenner must show Jefferson Parish school officials it will be able to increase enrollment of minority and "at-risk" students before it can add a high school to its program.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

The Times

In service to our fellow Americans

Unfortunately, Islam is a misunderstood religion. As a practicing Muslim living in America, I feel it is my responsibility to clear these misconceptions.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

The Times-Picayune

New Orleans gets an early start on Fourth of July celebrations: Photos

New Orleans-area residents started celebrating the Fourth of July early on Thursday , with fireworks in New Orleans City Park, Metairie, Kenner, Covington, and St. Charles and St. John the Baptist parishes.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

NOLA.com

New garbage bins are big and 'husky', and they're dividing Jefferson Parish

The new garbage bin arrived at the Ward home in Metairie like a meteor, dropped from the sky.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

NOLA.com

Rotary Club of Harahan gives $12,000 in scholarships

The Rotary Club of Harahan recently awarded $12,000 in scholarships to local high school students.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

NOLA.com

Kenner inaugurates nine elected officials as Mayor Mike Yenni says he's 'politically aged'

Kenner inaugurated its nine elected officials to new terms of office Tuesday in a ceremony rich with personal congratulations, flourishing rhetoric and symbolic gestures.

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NOLA.com

Kenner salon receptionist arrested, accused of forging prescriptions for weight loss drug

Terri-Lynn Killett, 39, of Kenner, was booked with 92 counts of forgery. She is accused of forging prescriptions for medications.

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The Times-Picayune

Magic yo-yo bounces in to North Kenner

Matt Noel brought his magic yo-yo to the North Kenner Library in Kenner on Monday, June 30. He used a combination of magic, yo-yos, juggling and comedy to entertain the crowd as part of Jefferson Parish Public Library's summer reading program.

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NOLA.com

Politicians meet at Celebrity Cook-off in Kenner

Local politicians will step up to the challenge at the third annual Celebrity Cook-Off, sponsored by the River Region Republican Women.

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