The 2009 murder rate in Louisville Metro is running higher than in recent years.
Federal officials say many identity thieves go unpunished after their plans are thwarted, due to improper reporting of crimes.
A man who died this morning in a standoff with law officials is believed to have escaped from a Louisville Metro Corrections facility.
The Louisville Metro Police Department is using the last of a 450 million dollar federal grant to run an ad campaign that targets meth labs.
Relatives of two Jeffersonville police officers who were shot last week spoke about their conditions today. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer has more. The officers were shot during a call to a Jeffersonville Motel 6 on Thursday. Corporal Dan Lawhorn was shot twice in the leg, and Patrolman Keith Broady was shot in the chest. Both men… Continue reading Families of Wounded Police Officers Speak Publicly
The Louisville Metro Police Department says a man they interviewed in 1984 is most likely behind the disappearance of Ann Gotlib from the Bashford Manor Mall one year earlier. Police have named the now-deceased Greg Louis Oakley Junior as the main suspect in the Gotlib case. He was sent to prison in 1984 for assaulting… Continue reading LMPD Name Suspect In Gotlib Case
The Louisville Metro Police Department has made nearly 25 hundred DUI arrests this year, and they’re launching a new campaign aimed at preventing more offenses.
Kentucky’s four Catholic bishops are asking Governor Steve Beshear to stop an execution scheduled for later this month.
Jails aren’t pretty, and their not supposed to be. But now jails have programs to help inmates turn their lives around, and in Louisville art is part of the mix. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer reports. Jails across the country are overcrowded, and more than half of the 13 million people who are released from local jails… Continue reading Art Projects at Local Jail Reach Beyond the Bars
Metro Parks and Kentuckiana Crime Stoppers are joining forces to battle park vandalism.