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

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 […]

Judge Requests More Information in Croatian Woman’s Extradition Trial

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 […]

Louisville Police Chief’s Son Faces Felony and Misdemeanor Charges

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 […]

Meth Debate Picks Up as General Assembly Nears

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. […]

Metro Messenger Publisher Still at Large

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 […]

Australian Man Arrested Outside Louisville in Connection With Sydney Bombing Hoax

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 […]

Kentucky and Ohio Sharing Prescription Information

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 […]

Metro Messenger Publisher Leaves Trail of Debt in Louisville

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 […]