kenner http://wwno.org en Kenner Has High Hopes For Rivertown http://wwno.org/post/kenner-has-high-hopes-rivertown <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Kenner's efforts to turn its Rivertown district into a focal point for development are getting a boost after the area received an official Main Street designation from the state.</p> Sun, 16 Mar 2014 17:51:47 +0000 The Associated Press 55860 at http://wwno.org Venezuelans Endure Long Journey, Bad Weather To Vote In Election http://wwno.org/post/venezuelans-endure-long-journey-bad-weather-vote-election <p>Although most Venezuelans living in the United States reside near Miami, they had to make the nearly 900-mile trek to New Orleans to cast a vote in an election to replace the late President Hugo Chavez. The journey and wet reception didn’t dampen the crowd’s enthusiasm. Mon, 15 Apr 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 33254 at http://wwno.org Venezuelan Voters Gathering For Election http://wwno.org/post/venezuelan-voters-gathering-election <p>Thousands of Venezuelan citizens living in the southern United States are gathering outside New Orleans to vote in their presidential election. The contest will decide the successor to the late Hugo Chavez, who died last month. Sun, 14 Apr 2013 02:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 33232 at http://wwno.org Venezuelans Head To Kenner To Cast Presidential Ballot http://wwno.org/post/venezuelans-head-kenner-cast-presidential-ballot <p>Thousands of Venezuelan citizens living in the southern United States are heading to Kenner this weekend. They’ll be casting ballots in their country’s presidential election. Fri, 12 Apr 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 33097 at http://wwno.org Crime Down 4 Percent in Kenner Last Year http://wwno.org/post/crime-down-4-percent-kenner-last-year <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Major crime in Kenner dipped by 4 percent in 2012. That's according to statistics released Monday by Kenner police officials.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">The city saw decreases in six of the seven categories when compared with 2011.</p> Fri, 18 Jan 2013 03:00:00 +0000 The Associated Press 27102 at http://wwno.org Kenner's Katrina-Battered Streets to be Repaired http://wwno.org/post/kenners-katrina-battered-streets-be-repaired <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Kenner streets damaged during Hurricane Katrina will be repaired in a $26.7 million project set to start in spring.</p> Tue, 15 Jan 2013 21:00:00 +0000 The Associated Press 26980 at http://wwno.org State Trooper Hurt in I-10 Crash http://wwno.org/post/state-trooper-hurt-i-10-crash <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">A Louisiana State Police lieutenant was injured while getting out of his marked SUV on Interstate 10.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Trooper Melissa Matey says Lt. Robert Hodges was struck Saturday when a driver swerved onto the right shoulder in an apparent effort to avoid upcoming slowed traffic.</p> Tue, 25 Dec 2012 03:26:55 +0000 The Associated Press 25689 at http://wwno.org Kenner Restarts Recycling Program http://wwno.org/post/kenner-restarts-recycling-program <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Kenner officials say two locations are now available for residents to drop off recyclable materials.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Kenner suspended its recycling program after Hurricane Katrina struck in 2005.</p> Mon, 24 Dec 2012 21:33:45 +0000 The Associated Press 25679 at http://wwno.org Man Killed Crossing Airline Highway http://wwno.org/post/man-killed-crossing-airline-highway <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">State police say a 45-year-old pedestrian was killed on Airline Highway in Kenner.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Troopers say Chris Robertson of Kenner was attempting to cross the road around 9 p.m. Monday when he was struck by an SUV.</p> Tue, 18 Dec 2012 21:49:15 +0000 The Associated Press 25319 at http://wwno.org Man allegedly asked cop to find his marijuana http://wwno.org/post/man-allegedly-asked-cop-find-his-marijuana <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Police in the New Orleans suburb of Kenner say a traffic stop led to two arrests after a passenger allegedly asked an officer to find some marijuana he had dropped on a levee bank.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The Times-Picayune&nbsp;says 18-year-old driver Chad Nicholson of Reserve and 21-year-old Jason Ray Sr. of LaPlace were booked on marijuana charges.</p> Thu, 06 Sep 2012 15:57:00 +0000 The Associated Press 19497 at http://wwno.org