Fischer Names Candidates for Police Chief

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer has released the names of five candidates for chief of police. Former Chief Robert White has left to be chief of the Denver Police Department. When White first announced he was leaving, Mayor Greg Fischer said he would prefer the next chief have local experience. All of the five finalists now being […]

Scott Criticizes Police Chief Search Process

Louisville Metro Councilwoman Attica Woodson Scott, D-1, lambasted the search process for the city’s next police chief on Monday for being flawed and ignoring community input. Sixteen candidates are vying to fill the position with most having a connection to Louisville. The Southern Police Institute will review the applications via a committee over the next several […]

Age Restrictions Could Be Lifted on Plan B, Walmart Strives for Sustainability in China, Chief White Reflects on His Time With LMPD: Today on Here and Now

1:06pm: Should the morning-after pill be available on drug store shelves, next to condoms and other over the counter birth control? Right now “Plan B” emergency contraception is not. To get it, women have to prove they’re at least 17 years old or have a doctor’s prescription. But today the Food and Drug Administration is […]

UPDATE: Bomb Squad Called to Mayor’s Office

The Louisville Metro Police bomb squad has been called to investigate a suspicious package outside the mayor’s office. The package was found Friday morning and is located behind Metro Hall. Investigators have shut down all vehicle and foot traffic around the building and are keeping all personnel inside. Police spokesman Dwight Mitchell says suspicious items […]

James Launches First Annual ‘Light Up California’ Event

Seeking to bring a west Louisville neighborhood together, Councilman David James, D-6, is launching the first ever “Light Up California” event. Similar to Light Up Louisville, the event will include live musical performances by the choir of First Gethsemane Baptist Church and the River City Drum Corps. The festivities will also include James welcoming a […]

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 […]

Jury Rules in Favor of City in SWAT Case

Four years ago, Sharon Ramage was ironing clothes when she heard an explosion outside of her house. Shortly after, the then 57-year-old grandmother was tackled by men who had stormed into her home. The Louisville Metro Police department’s SWAT team detonated a flashbang and broke in through the front and back door. The paramilitary unit […]

Police Urge Caution, Planning For Derby and Oaks

The Louisville Metro Police are gearing up for Oaks and Derby Day traffic.   Officials say not much has changed in terms of getting into and out of the Churchill Downs area; motorists not attending the races are being advised to avoid the area, especially right after the Oaks and Derby. Deputy Police Chief Yvette Gentry says […]

Gordon To Represent Frayser Student

Attorney Ted Gordon is considering legal action in the case of the assault against a 2nd grader at Frayser Elementary. The victim, who is being called M.H., was found hanging by his shirt from a hook in the bathroom of the school on March 23.  His brother says two 5th grade students told him they […]