AG: Election Fraud Complaints Up From Last Year

From Stu Johnson, Kentucky Public Radio Calls to the state attorney general’s election fraud hotline have been running higher than a year ago. By mid-afternoon, 16 complaints had been received. That compares with a total a six complaints made during the 2011 primary. Spokeswoman Shelly Catharine Johnson says during the last presidential primary in 2008, […]

Fallows to Discuss Book on China’s Aerospace Industry

Journalist and author James Fallows is coming to Louisville this week to discuss his new book, China Airborne. In the book, Fallows explores the growth of the Chinese aerospace industry, and its role in helping the country develop and modernize other areas of its economy. He says in many ways the growth is comparable to […]

Six Derby Horses in Preakness Stakes Field

A field of eleven is entered for tomorrow’s Preakness Stakes, the second jewel in thoroughbred racing’s Triple Crown. Kentucky Derby runner-up Bodemeister was made the morning line favorite this week. He’ll run from post position seven. Derby winner I’ll Have Another was the early second choice. He’ll break from post position nine. A Preakness win […]

Groups Launch Partnership to Eliminate Child Abuse

Health care groups and other organizations in Kentucky and Indiana are launching an effort aimed at better protecting children from abuse and neglect. The Partnership to Eliminate Child Abuse includes Kosair Children’s Hospital in Louisville, which hosted an announcement today regarding an educational and awareness campaign addressing the problem. Allison Ellis is participating in the […]

More Interstate Repairs On Tap For Louisville Area

Some major interstate highway repairs will continue in the Louisville area over the next several months. Much of the current work is on Interstate-71 between downtown Louisville and the Watterson Expressway. It was shut down for paving last weekend and lane reductions this month may cause sometimes lengthy delays. Kentucky Transportation Cabinet spokeswoman Andrea Clifford […]

Metro Council Committee to Consider Landmarks Proposal

Opponents of a proposal to change Louisville’s landmarks ordinance are urging members of a Metro Council committee to reject the measure tomorrow. Introduced by Councilman David Yates, the proposal would require that a majority of the signatures needed to nominate a property for landmark status come from people who live within a one-mile radius of […]

Hand Transplant Recipient Going Home, Will Meet Donor’s Father

The eighth person to receive a new hand under Jewish Hospital’s transplant program is preparing to return home this week. At 56, Ronald Thurman is the program’s oldest transplant patient. He lost his right hand eight years ago in a farming accident and received his new hand in February. It came from 22 year old […]