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  1. Teens with BB gun tried to rob woman outside Kenner casinoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WWL-AM New Orleans

    Two boys aged 17 and 15 have been arrested on attempted armed robbery charges. Police have obtained a warrant for a 16-year-old boy also wanted in the holdup attempt outside the Kenner casino.


  2. Rep. Stokes bows out of Treasurer's Race to battle breast cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 6 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    Kenner Representative Julie Stokes has bowed out of the State Treasurer's race because of cancer. Stokes announced she has been diagnosed with breast cancer and faces at least five months of chemotherapy.


  3. More art pieces coming to KennerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 6 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    Kenner residents driving in North Kenner may have noticed more of those public art pieces going up along the stretch of Power Blvd. Most of the art on the thoroughfare has been donated by real estate businessman Henry Shane and his wife Pat. Shane has even said he believes the sculptures have a positive effect.


  4. Kenner woman pleads guilty in $357,000 bad check caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 30 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    A Kenner woman has pleaded guilty in a bank fraud case involving fraudulent checks used to buy real estate and expensive automobiles. Fifty-two-year-old Maria Spears pleaded guilty this week to one count of bank larceny.


  5. Louisiana to pay $15M for solar tax credits stalled in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 29 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    Louisiana will spend up to $15 million to clear a backlog of tax credits for homeowners who paid thousands to add solar panels to their property only to see the state abruptly end the tax breaks they expected to offset much of the cost. Residents called it unfair to change the rules in 2015 and stall tax credits already in the pipeline as a budget-cutting maneuver, after people installed solar panels expecting to recoup a significant portion of the cost.


  6. Metairie attempted kidnapping suspect arrested in KennerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office says it has arrested a man who allegedly tried to kidnap several children and a woman last night. The sheriff's office said the suspect first tried to lure children at a playground, then grabbed a girl walking down the street.


  7. City's workers fighting ban on political activityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    A group of employees in a suburban New Orleans city have filed a lawsuit because they are prohibited from taking part in political activity. The New Orleans Advocate reports the federal suit was filed against the city of Kenner, Mayor Ben Zahn and Police Chief Michael Glaser.


  8. One special session starts, another special loomingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2017 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    With one special session already started, another one is already looming in their future. The goal of the current special is to pass a budget for the next fiscal year, but the governor says another one will be needed to implement tax reform and address a looming fiscal cliff in 2018.


  9. 06-07-17 4-5pm The Food Show.mp3Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    Tom talks with Ralph Pausina of CreoleCuisine Concepts, Ben Becnel, tomato and citrus grower and Jeremy Smith, the director of the Creole Tomato Festival this weekend in the Quarter. I point three FM.


  10. Louisiana tax rewrite officially dead as last bills scrappedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2017 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    Any last chance that Louisiana legislators would make substantive changes to the state's tax system before their lawmaking session ends was snuffed out Saturday. Republican Reps.


  11. Area festivals deal with a wet weather weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    Area festivals may have to dodge a few raindrops this weekend, but all are determined to proceed as planned. The New Orleans Oyster Festival takes place this weekend, at Woldenberg Park.


  12. Louisiana inspector general won't get protected financingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    Rep. Julie Stokes, a Kenner Republican, said her constitutional amendment would promote independence for the watchdog agency by making it less vulnerable to cuts. She said it made little sense for the inspector general to rely on the Legislature for funding, noting that some lawmakers have sought to shutter the office entirely in recent years.


  13. GOP lawmaker: Partisanship clouding Louisiana gas tax debateRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    A Louisiana Republican lawmaker scolded by her party's leaders for supporting a gas tax increase has shot back that the GOP effort to kill the bill is an example of short-sighted party politics that ignores the state's problems. Rep. Julie Stokes, a Kenner Republican, said "partisanship and election posturing are clouding the real debate" over proper funding for Louisiana's infrastructure and transportation systems.


  14. Destrehan teacher group-sex case back in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    There's a status hearing set for today in the Rachel Respess case, the Destrehan high school teacher accused of having a three-way with fellow teacher Shelley Dufresne and an underage student in her Kenner apartment. Respess is charged in Jefferson Parish with failure to report a crime, a crime that Jefferson prosecutors failed to prove when a judge found Shelley Dufresne not guilty.


  15. 5/2/17 10:10pm Double Coverage: How many carries will Adrian Peterson average a game this season?Read the original story

    May 2, 2017 | WWL-AM New Orleans

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  16. Destrehan teacher found not guilty of having sex with teen studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    A Jefferson Parish judge found former Destrehan high school teacher Shelley Dufresne not guilty this afternoon on charges of unlawful carnal knowledge of a juvenile. Dufresne was accused of having sex numerous times with a 16-year-old football player in 2014, including at least one incident in the Kenner apartment of a fellow teacher, Rachel Respess.


  17. Trial underway for teacher accused in 3-way tryst with co-worker, studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    Shelley Dufresne, the Destrehan teacher accused of having sex with one of her high school students, used a secret Facebook account to contact and arrange sexual liaisons with the 16-year-old boy, prosecutors said as her trial opened today in Jefferson Parish. Dufresne is accused of two counts of carnal knowledge of a juvenile.


  18. Trial today for Destrehan teacher accused of sex threesome with studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    A Destrehan teacher accused of having a sexual relationship with an underage high school student is set to go on trial today in Jefferson Parish. Shelley Dufresne was one of the teachers allegedly involved in a threesome with another teacher and the 16-year-old boy at a Kenner apartment.


  19. Traffic delays around Williams and Vets this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    Expect weekend traffic delays on Williams Blvd. and Veterans Blvd. as crews repair damage from a sink hole in Kenner. Northbound LA-49 at the Veterans Blvd intersection, alternating lane closures with one lane to remain open from 8:00pm Saturday, April 22nd, 2017 through 5:00am Monday, April 24th, 2017 and from Monday 9:00pm Monday, April 24th, 2017 through 5:00am Tuesday, April 25th, 2017 for crews to replace asphalt pavement.


  20. Kenner Police chase ends in crash in New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2017 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    Kenner Police say a man they suspected of dealing drugs led them on a chase from Kenner into New Orleans. That chase ended when the man crashed his SUV at S. Jefferson Davis Pkwy.


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