The Kentucky Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday on legal challenges to the state’s early release program for prison inmates.
The Louisville Metro Police Department and the Kentucky State Police have made 14 arrests in a statewide crackdown on sexual predators using the internet to find victims.
From Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh The alleged theft of a tip jar from a Lexington restaurant has led to robbery charges against four Kentucky State University football players. Lexington police say the football players were among six men who got into an altercation with Tolly-Ho restaurant employees early Saturday morning over the alleged theft… Continue reading KSU Football Players Charged in Robbery
According to figures recently released by the FBI for Louisville, from 2007 to 2008, robberies were down, assaults were up, property crimes down, arson up, and our murder rate stayed consistent. But what is the story behind the numbers? And how is our metropolis faring now in the face of tough economic times for all? Listen to the Show
Louisville Metro Police Department Chief Robert White stressed the importance of efficiency in law enforcement in an address to the Metro Council Tuesday. White addressed the council as part of the body’s review of the mayor’s proposed budget for the next fiscal year.
Police officers and court officials are preparing for an overhaul of Jefferson County’s subpoena system.
The Louisville Metro Police Department, Greater Louisville, Inc. and the Secret Service have begun an initiative to teach local business owners how to recognize and prevent crimes.
With the homicide rate in Jefferson County higher than in previous years, a new team of Louisville Metro Police Officers has been assembled to combat violent crime.
The subject of meth is getting more play in world of TV, with AMC’s critically-acclaimed series ‘Breaking Bad.’ The show follows Walter White, a chemistry teacher who starts manufacturing crystal meth to pay for his cancer treatments. He’s joined by his former student, Jesse Pinkman, who sells the meth.
Over the last four years, the number of arrests in Louisville for manufacturing methamphetamine has nearly doubled. Police say the it’s the result of increased vigilance by officers and citizens in recent years. But authorities acknowledge that just finding and arresting manufacturers and users isn’t enough to keep the dangerous drug off the streets.