Crime

Officer Shot in West Louisville, Two Taken to U of L Hospital

by Devin Katayama December 20, 2011

Two Louisville Metro police officers have been taken to University of Louisville Hospital following a shooting in west Louisville. The shooting happened near 18th Street and Nelligan Ave. One officer was grazed by a shot, the other was injured in the chase.  Mayor Greg Fischer has spoken with both injured officers. A spokesman says the injuries […]

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Berea Shooting Suspect Arrested in Jefferson County

by Gabe Bullard November 21, 2011

A suspect in a double-shooting in Berea is in custody after being captured in Louisville. Police were seeking 27-year-old Matt Denholm after one shooting victim was was found dead and another injured in a Berea apartment complex. Denholm was arrested in Jeffersontown and charges are pending.

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Judge Requests More Information in Croatian Woman’s Extradition Trial

by admin November 7, 2011

by Brenna Angel, Kentucky Public Radio A federal judge in Lexington is considering whether a Croatian woman who fought in the Yugoslav Wars should be extradited to Bosnia. Fifty-two-year-old Azra Basic walked into U.S. District Court Monday in a teal green inmate uniform, more than seven months after she was arrested in connection with war […]

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Louisville Police Chief’s Son Faces Felony and Misdemeanor Charges

by Gabe Bullard October 11, 2011

The son of Louisville Police Chief Robert White is facing two felony charges and one misdemeanor charge stemming from an altercation with his wife. Thirty-year-old Robert C. White was driving with his wife on Monday evening. According to police reports, he struck her in the head and face, then held her against her will. She […]

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Police Chief’s Son Arrested

by Gabe Bullard October 11, 2011

The son of Louisville Metro Police Chief Robert White was arrested yesterday and charged with second-degree assault after an altercation with his wife. According to a police report, Robert C. White, 30, struck his wife twice on the left temple while in a car and attempted to hold her against her will. His wife then […]

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Meth Debate Picks Up as General Assembly Nears

by Gabe Bullard October 7, 2011

State lawmakers heard a variety of opinions on how to limit methamphetamine production today. The number of meth labs in Kentucky has been increasing for years. The drug manufacturer group Consumer Healthcare Products told the Joint Committee on the Judiciary the state should create a database of people who have been convicted of meth-related crimes. […]

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Metro Messenger Publisher Still at Large

by Gabe Bullard September 12, 2011

The U.S. Marshals are involved in the search for a local newspaper publisher. David Rose financed the Metro Messenger—a free publication focused on good news—through loans from his former girlfriend and business partner, who now says Rose bilked her out of some $20,000. She is suing him. “As far as I knew, the money was […]

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Australian Man Arrested Outside Louisville in Connection With Sydney Bombing Hoax

by Gabe Bullard August 15, 2011

A man suspected of a bombing hoax in Australia was arrested Monday outside of Louisville. Sydney police allege that Paul “Doug” Peters broke into a teenage girl’s home on August 3rd and strapped what ended up being a fake bomb around her neck along with what may have been a ransom note. He left Australia […]

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Kentucky and Ohio Sharing Prescription Information

by admin August 9, 2011

by Brenna Angel, Kentucky Public Radio What started out as a program to track where patients get their prescription drugs in Kentucky has expanded to Ohio. This week the Kentucky All Schedule Prescription Electronic Reporting system, or KASPER, launched a data exchange with the Ohio Automated Rx Reporting System, or OARRS. So far, 12 Kentucky […]

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Metro Messenger Publisher Leaves Trail of Debt in Louisville

by Chris McDaniel August 3, 2011

A warrant has been issued for the arrest of the publisher of the Metro Messenger, a local paper that has only two issues. In June, David Rose explained to WFPL News that he created the Messenger to fill the void of ‘good news’ in Louisville media. “We wanted to come up with print that focuses […]

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