City-Wide Alert System Should be Functional By Oct. 26

The city-wide alert system to warn Louisville residents of emergencies should be functional in about two weeks. The Florida-based Emergency Communications Network is finished hooking the city into its nationwide network. Metro Government began looking into the possibility of an alert system after an accident in the Rubbertown neighborhood released chemicals and killed two workers. […]

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Markets are up today, but one of the big worries this week has been about the exposure US banks have to European debt. How bad is Europe’s crisis and how much damage can it do to the American economy? We’ll try to get some answers. This weekend, citizens living near chemical and power plants in […]

Rubbertown Hotline To Be Upgraded

Mayor Greg Fischer says the incident never posed any chemical danger to neighborhood residents, but police advised people to stay in their homes and close their windows for a time as a precaution. Some are upset that they weren’t quickly notified about the nature of the fire.