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WAVE 3 Louisville
Man punched officer in the faceLOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A man was taken into custody after he punched an office
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 7 minutes ago
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A man was taken into custody after he punched an officer in the face, according to Louisville Metro police. An arrest report states officers approached George Myers on the Big Four Lawn Wednesday to ask him about a previous... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Shots fired near school in LouisvilleLOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Louisville Metro police are investigating after shots w
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 2 hours ago
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Louisville Metro police are investigating after shots were fired near a school in the Merriwether neighborhood. The incident took place near Shelby Traditional Academy around 11 a.m. Thursday, according to... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Mother of boy killed by stray bullet;disappear Memorial honoring 7-year-old shot by stray bullet vandalized 7-year
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 20 hours ago
disappear Memorial honoring 7-year-old shot by stray bullet vandalized 7-year-old killed honored with proclamation from Louisville Metro Signs for slain 7-year-old: Do you know where the person is that killed me? 7-year-old's death makes... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Conflict of interest at center of LMPD Explorer hearingLOUISVILLE (WHAS11) -- David Yates took the stand to defend his stance as an at
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 20 hours ago
LOUISVILLE (WHAS11) -- David Yates took the stand to defend his stance as an attorney and Louisville Metro Council President claiming he is the best man to fight what he calls a coverup from the top down. In a case that can best be described as... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Bid to bring Amazon headquarters to Louisville submittedAmazon, we are not able to release any details of the bid. Partners in the bid
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 23 hours ago
Amazon, we are not able to release any details of the bid. Partners in the bid include the states of Kentucky and Indiana, Louisville Metro/Louisville Forward, Greater Louisville Inc. and several of the regional economic development organizations... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Takeout food packaging added to curbside recyclingto be recycled.” In 2015 Louisville collected nearly 23 million pounds of recy
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted yesterday
to be recycled.” In 2015 Louisville collected nearly 23 million pounds of recyclables that were sorted by QRS. To learn more and see a list of all acceptable curbside recyclables, log on to: www.Louisville.gov/recycling. Louisville Metro Govern... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Parents of child killed by stray bullet see accused killer for the first timestray bullet. For the first time, the mother and father of Dequante Hobbs, Jr.
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted yesterday
stray bullet. For the first time, the mother and father of Dequante Hobbs, Jr. saw the man accused of killing their son. Louisville Metro police say Wyatt Williams, 23, was at a dice game on May 21 when he fired several shots at someone during an... Read more
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The Louisville Cardinal
Potential Kentucky abortion ban unconstitutional • The Louisville CardinalRepublican representative Dan Johnson of the Louisville Metro Council filed a b
The Louisville Cardinal / Posted yesterday
Republican representative Dan Johnson of the Louisville Metro Council filed a bill Oct. 9 seeking to criminalize abortion. If the bill were to become law, doctors could be charged with fetal homicide — a felony. Women’s healthcare is constantly... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
St. Matthews Police Department names new chiefwith Mayor Rick Tonino and the city council, announced Barry Wilkerson will tak
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted yesterday
with Mayor Rick Tonino and the city council, announced Barry Wilkerson will take over the position. Wilkerson served as a Louisville Metro Police officer for 27 years, before retiring with the rank of Major. He held several leadership roles within... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Wilkerson hired as new St. Matthews police chiefcity council selected Barry Wilkerson as the next chief, replacing longtime Chi
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted yesterday
city council selected Barry Wilkerson as the next chief, replacing longtime Chief Norm Mayer. Major Wilkerson retired from Louisville Metro Police after 27 years, serving as the commander of the 8th Division, the administrative bureau and the... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Summer is over and the dog flu is still going strongAnd it's believed most dogs that come in contact with the virus will contract t
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted yesterday
And it's believed most dogs that come in contact with the virus will contract the disease. Every dog that comes into Louisville Metro Animal Services (LMAS) is now given a flu shot. Out of the 120 dogs currently in custody, LMAS Director... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
Churchill Downs aiming to add more seating and parking spaces by 2018 Kentucky Derbyfinished by the 2018 Kentucky Derby. The second project to create a larger par
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted yesterday
finished by the 2018 Kentucky Derby. The second project to create a larger parking lot is still awaiting final approval by Louisville Metro Council. Churchill Downs recently purchased an extra 55 acres on the west side of the track for the purpose... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Sketch of McCracken Co., KY shooting suspect releasedare searching for a man accused of shooting a woman multiple times and there is
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 2 days ago
are searching for a man accused of shooting a woman multiple times and there is now a composite sketch of the suspect. The Louisville Metro Police Department completed this sketch of the suspect. The shooting happened in the early morning hours of... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Sketch of McCracken Co., KY shooting suspect releasedare searching for a man accused of shooting a woman multiple times and there is
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 2 days ago
are searching for a man accused of shooting a woman multiple times and there is now a composite sketch of the suspect. The Louisville Metro Police Department completed this sketch of the suspect. The shooting happened in the early morning hours of... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Man shot, killed in Shawnee neighborhood identifiedLOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Louisville Metro police are investigating after a man w
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 2 days ago
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Louisville Metro police are investigating after a man was shot and killed in the Shawnee neighborhood. The shooting was reported in the 100 block of Northwestern Parkway around 1 a.m. Monday, according to LMPD spokesman... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
Doubts shed on story of Louisville corrections officer who fired gun in Kroger parking lotare outraged too." Kolb said her son heard the ruckus. "He did," Kolb said. "
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 2 days ago
are outraged too." Kolb said her son heard the ruckus. "He did," Kolb said. "He asked what that sound was." Police say Louisville Metro Corrections officer John Thomas fired his gun at a suspected shoplifter. "I didn't see anyone in imminent... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
1 stabbed in Portland neighborhoodLOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Louisville Metro police are investigating after one per
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 3 days ago
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Louisville Metro police are investigating after one person was stabbed in the Portland neighborhood. The stabbing was reported in the 200 block of North 17th Street around 5:45 a.m. Monday, according to MetroSafe. MORE FROM... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Police investigate fatal shooting in Shawnee neighborhoodLOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS 11)--Louisville Metro Police are investigating a deadly s
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 3 days ago
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS 11)--Louisville Metro Police are investigating a deadly shooting on Northwestern Parkway near Market Street. This is in the Shawnee neighborhood. The shooting occurred around 1 a.m. Monday. Officials say they found a man shot... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Man shot, killed in Shawnee neighborhoodLOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Louisville Metro police are investigating after a man w
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 3 days ago
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Louisville Metro police are investigating after a man was shot and killed in the Shawnee neighborhood. The shooting was reported in the 100 block of Northwestern Parkway around 1 a.m. Monday, according to LMPD spokesman... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Police are investigating a fatal shooting in Shawnee neighborhoodLouisville Metro Police are investigating a deadly shooting on Northwestern Par
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 3 days ago
Louisville Metro Police are investigating a deadly shooting on Northwestern Parkway near Market Street. This is in the Shawnee neighborhood. The shooting occurred around 1 o'clock Monday morning. Officials say they found a man shot to death at the... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Police investigate deadly shooting in Portland neighborhoodLOUISVILLE, KY (WHAS) - Louisville Metro Police are investigating a shooting Su
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 3 days ago
LOUISVILLE, KY (WHAS) - Louisville Metro Police are investigating a shooting Sunday night that left one person dead. The shooting occurred on the 2500 block of Rowan Street near 26th Street. This is in the Portland neighborhood. When officers... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Police investigating deadly shooting in Portland neighborhoodLOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Louisville Metro Police are investigating a deadly shoo
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 3 days ago
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Louisville Metro Police are investigating a deadly shooting in the Portland neighborhood. Officers were called to the 2500 block of Rowan Street just before midnight on Sunday. At least one person died in the shooting,... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Voice of Survivors: Giving voice to victims of gun violencetime you see the news, you see yourself," Morris said. More than 2,000 people
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 3 days ago
time you see the news, you see yourself," Morris said. More than 2,000 people have been wounded by gun violence in the Louisville Metro in the past 15 years, including Morris and Reed, but the victims are more than just numbers. A new study by... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Residents of S. Ind. subdivision protest LCFC chairmanAssociation says it is calling on the city of Louisville to refuse to fund Loui
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 4 days ago
Association says it is calling on the city of Louisville to refuse to fund Louisville City FC’s new stadium which is looking for at least $30 million in public funds. Louisville Metro Council is expected to vote on it in late October. © 2017 WHAS... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Corrections officer suspended while police investigate Kroger incidentLOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- A Louisville Metro Corrections Officer is on admini
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 5 days ago
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- A Louisville Metro Corrections Officer is on administrative leave tonight following an incident at the Highlands Kroger. Metro Corrections Director Mark Bolton suspended Probationary Corrections Officer John Thomas... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
LMDC officer suspended after gun fired at Krogeron Wednesday when his gun went off, according to police. He was off-duty at the
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 5 days ago
on Wednesday when his gun went off, according to police. He was off-duty at the time. Thomas received a letter from Louisville Metro Corrections Director Mark Bolton on Friday advising him that he is suspended without pay while the incident... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
LMPD investigating shooting near Byck Elementary SchoolLOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Louisville Metro Police are investigating a shooting in
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 5 days ago
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Louisville Metro Police are investigating a shooting in the Russell neighborhood. MetroSafe confirmed that they received a call about the shooting in the 2300 block of West Muhammad Ali Boulevard on Friday at 1:40... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
LOUISVILLE POLICE: Armed robber accidentally shoots self in the legwhile trying to get away from police. He was taken to University Hospital to b
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 6 days ago
while trying to get away from police. He was taken to University Hospital to be treated for his injuries, and later booked at Louisville Metro Corrections. Gist is charged with first-degree robbery. Copyright 2017 by WDRB News. All rights reser... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Vivitrol aiding opioid addicts in recoveryit easier to stay clean is becoming increasingly popular. Through August of 20
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 6 days ago
it easier to stay clean is becoming increasingly popular. Through August of 2017 there have been 284 overdoses in the Louisville Metro, down from 300 at that point last year. Some are pointing to the increase of the use of Vivitrol by... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
LMDC officer whose gun went off at Kroger identifiedLOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Two investigations are being conducted into how the gun
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 6 days ago
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Two investigations are being conducted into how the gun of an off-duty Louisville Metro Corrections officer went off in a supermarket parking lot. The incident was reported just before 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at Highlands Kroger,... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
Metro Corrections officer 'accidentally' fired shot outside Highlands Kroger, union president saysLOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- An off-duty Louisville Metro Corrections officer that
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 6 days ago
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- An off-duty Louisville Metro Corrections officer that fired his weapon at the Highlands Kroger on Wednesday has been identified. WDRB News learned through an open records request that officer John Thomas was hired in April... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
New details released in firing of weapon by LMDC officerLOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Two investigations are being conducted into how the gun
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 6 days ago
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Two investigations are being conducted into how the gun of an off-duty Louisville Metro Corrections officer went off in a supermarket parking lot. The incident was reported just before 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at Highlands Kroger,... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
Officials identify Metro Corrections officer who fired shot outside Highlands KrogerLOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- An off-duty Louisville Metro Corrections officer that
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 6 days ago
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- An off-duty Louisville Metro Corrections officer that fired his weapon at the Highlands Kroger on Wednesday has been identified. WDRB learned through an open records request that officer John Thomas was hired in April of... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Forum discusses police-community relations in LouisvilleThat guy must have been a victim of the police,” said Richard Pearson, former L
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 7 days ago
That guy must have been a victim of the police,” said Richard Pearson, former LMPD officer. Pearson was one of two retired Louisville Metro Police Officers and former Seattle police chief that participated in an open discussion about... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Former Seattle Police Chief brings reform solutions to KYand offer solutions. His latest stop was Louisville. "Citizens will lead the p
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 7 days ago
and offer solutions. His latest stop was Louisville. "Citizens will lead the police reform effort," Stamper said. A Louisville Metro Police Department officer shot and killed an armed man Sunday night. The incident was top-of-mind for many... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Off-duty officer fires weapon at Highlands KrogerKroger spokesperson told WAVE 3 News that the incident appeared to be an accide
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 7 days ago
Kroger spokesperson told WAVE 3 News that the incident appeared to be an accidental discharge of a weapon by an off-duty Louisville Metro Department of Corrections officer. The officer was not working at the Kroger at the time, according to the... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Woman purchased gift cards with stolen credit cards23, was arrested Oct. 10 on one count of fraudulent use of a credit card over $
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 8 days ago
23, was arrested Oct. 10 on one count of fraudulent use of a credit card over $10,000. The arrest of Beals came after Louisville Metro police served a search warrant at her home in the Park Hill neighborhood. Detectives say Beals admitted to... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Child found unresponsive at home diesLOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Louisville Metro police are investigating the death of
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 8 days ago
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Louisville Metro police are investigating the death of a child. Police were called to the 2500 block of Lindsay Avenue Tuesday morning on a report of a child down, LMPD spokesman Dwight Mitchell said. When officers arrived... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
Judge dismisses lawsuit by man who spent 7 years in jail awaiting murder trialin 2008 in connection with a 2004 shooting that killed 19-year-old Jennifer Nic
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 8 days ago
in 2008 in connection with a 2004 shooting that killed 19-year-old Jennifer Nicole French. In the lawsuit, Brown claimed Louisville Metro Police officers "fabricated" evidence and then piled on additional "false charges" to keep him behind... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Suspect in business robbery, kidnapping shot by victimLOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The robbery of an Okolona business ended with the suspe
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 8 days ago
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The robbery of an Okolona business ended with the suspect being shot by his victim. Louisville Metro police say the robbery happened around 7:10 a.m. Sept. 16. A man armed with a gun went into Wide Open Motorsports at 8633... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
Louisville man accused of robbing, kidnapping employee of Wide Open Powersportsuntil police arrived. Autry was arrested and charged with first-degree robbery
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 8 days ago
until police arrived. Autry was arrested and charged with first-degree robbery, kidnapping and possession of a handgun by a convicted felon. He was booked in Louisville Metro Corrections on Oct. 10. Copyright 2017 by WDRB News. All rights reserv... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Protesters want answers in police involved shooting of robbery suspectone protester said. It’s not the first time this group has gathered on the ste
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 8 days ago
one protester said. It’s not the first time this group has gathered on the steps of Metro Hall speaking out against the Louisville Metro Police Department. "This police force needs to be accountable to the community and we need to break the... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Owner describes experience during police-involved shooting outside businessLOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The body cam video Louisville Metro Police released in
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 8 days ago
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The body cam video Louisville Metro Police released in the officer involved shooting Sunday night has been viewed thousands of times. The man who police say is the suspect was shot and killed by LMPD officers. The owner of the... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
Winning bidder plans apartments in Grocers Ice buildingof the property. Only now -- after prices were already agreed to -- is the cit
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 8 days ago
of the property. Only now -- after prices were already agreed to -- is the city getting an appraisal of the property. Louisville Metro Council panel approves $30 million Louisville City FC stadium bond planLouisville Metro Council panel... Read more
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Daily Mail
Bodycam footage shows fatal shooting of armed suspect in Kentuckyuploaded to LiveLeak that show the Sunday night confrontation that resulted in
Daily Mail / Posted 8 days ago
uploaded to LiveLeak that show the Sunday night confrontation that resulted in the death of Corey Antonio Boykin Jr, 24. Louisville Metro Police have released body camera footage from an incident on Sunday night during which two officers fatally... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Victim, identified, teen charged in 23rd St. deadly shootingLOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Louisville Metro police have charged a 16-year-old boy
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 9 days ago
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Louisville Metro police have charged a 16-year-old boy with murder in connection with a shooting early yesterday morning that left one man dead. The shooting happened in the 800 block of S. 23rd Street around 1:30 a.m. Oct.... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Former LMPD officer pleads guilty to sodomy, sexual abuseLOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A former Louisville Metro Police Department officer ple
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 9 days ago
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A former Louisville Metro Police Department officer pleaded guilty to multiple charges Tuesday. Sean Jackman appeared in court where he pleaded guilty to 12 counts of sodomy, incest, wanton endangerment and sex... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Father: 'I stole my little girl's pills and snorted them'medication and snorting it. Christopher Michael Richardson, 31, of Louisville,
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 9 days ago
medication and snorting it. Christopher Michael Richardson, 31, of Louisville, was arrested late Oct. 9 and booked into Louisville Metro Corrections for charged with theft by unlawful taking. MORE FROM WAVE3.COM Richardson's arrest report says... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Butchertown soccer stadium vote on holdon hold, for now. A vote on a $30 million bond for the new stadium has been pu
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 9 days ago
on hold, for now. A vote on a $30 million bond for the new stadium has been pushed back until Oct. 26. The reason is so Louisville Metro Council can have more time to review the proposal. The stadium would be a home for Louisville City FC and... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Teen charged in 23rd St. deadly shootingLOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Louisville Metro police have charged a 16-year-old boy
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 9 days ago
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Louisville Metro police have charged a 16-year-old boy with murder in connection with a shooting early yesterday morning that left one man dead. The shooting happened in the 800 block of S. 23rd Street around 1:30 a.m. Oct.... Read more
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