Fischer Says Pressure on U of L to Preserve Reproductive and End-of-Life Health Services Will Continue

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer says University of Louisville Hospital has a lot to lose if medical services are compromised in a pending merger with a division of Catholic Health Initiatives. Under the merger agreement, both University Hospital and Jewish Hospital will follow Catholic medical directives. That puts a number of services related to reproductive health […]

Neurosurgeon Feud Threatens U-of-L Trauma Center

University of Louisville Hospital’s Trauma Center could lose its Level One designation this spring.  Medical School Dean Edward Halperin says its eight neurosurgeons have effectively resigned and joined Norton Healthcare.  Norton announced the creation of a new Neuroscience Institute last month.   Halperin says the neurosurgeons signed agreements with Norton that canceled their contracts with […]

Families of Wounded Police Officers Speak Publicly

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 […]