Occupy Louisville Advises Former Police Chief

Occupy Louisville demonstrators say former Police Chief Robert White has asked them for advice before heading to Denver, Colorado, where demonstrators there have stirred a more contentious occupy movement. White asked Occupy Louisville to write a letter on what he should expect with Occupy Denver a couple weeks ago, said Louisville demonstrator Pam Newman.

Chief White to Leave Louisville, Two Workers Killed in Ohio County Mine Accident, Larger Voter Turnout Projected in Louisville Than Kentucky’s Average: Afternoon Review

In case you missed them, here are some of the stories we’ve covered today. Current Chief Robert White has announced he’s leaving Louisville to become chief of the Denver Police Department. Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer says he’s begun the process of finding candidates to be the next chief of police. Two workers were killed after… Continue reading Chief White to Leave Louisville, Two Workers Killed in Ohio County Mine Accident, Larger Voter Turnout Projected in Louisville Than Kentucky’s Average: Afternoon Review

Chief White Leaving for Denver, Fischer to Launch Search

Louisville Police Chief Robert White is leaving the city to be chief of police for Denver, Colorado. Mayor Greg Fischer announced White’s departure on Twitter, and is speaking about the search for a replacement this hour at Metro Hall. White was appointed by former Mayor Jerry Abramson and was the first chief of the merged… Continue reading Chief White Leaving for Denver, Fischer to Launch Search

Police Chief’s Son Charged with Felonies, Gubernatorial Candidates to Debate Tonight, JCPS Will Appeal Neighborhood School Ruling, Ferry Service Ends: Afternoon Review

The son of Louisville Police Chief Robert White is facing two felony charges and one misdemeanor charge stemming from an altercation with his wife. For the first time in the general election, the three candidates for governor of Kentucky will debate tonight. The Jefferson County Board of Education will appeal an appellate court ruling that… Continue reading Police Chief’s Son Charged with Felonies, Gubernatorial Candidates to Debate Tonight, JCPS Will Appeal Neighborhood School Ruling, Ferry Service Ends: Afternoon Review

White Not Chosen For Atlanta Chief's Post

Louisville Metro Police Chief Robert White has been passed over for the chief’s job in Atlanta. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports today that the job will go to Interim Chief George Turner, a 28 year veteran of the department. White was one of three finalists for the job. His future in Louisville is uncertain since the… Continue reading White Not Chosen For Atlanta Chief's Post

State of the News

It’s been a mixed bag of news this week. We’re still waiting to hear about a new state budget, but Mayor Abramson’s last budget as mayor has been released. There’s going to be a new library in Fairdale and a bigger one in the Shawnee neighborhood. Our Business First colleagues are hot on the case of business news and LEO turns 20. Join us on Friday for our weekly State of the News.  Listen to the Show