Small Plane Crashes At Expo Center

By Rick Howlett A small plane with one person crashed Tuesday night at the Kentucky Exposition Center. Authorities say the plane went down about 8:30pm. The pilot, Allen Harvey Friedlander of Michigan,  was taken to University Hospital, where he is in stable condition.     Friedlander had been granted permission to make an emergency landing at Louisville International Airport, […]

Foul Play Possible In KEC Barn Fire

Fire officials say the blaze that destroyed four horse barns and caused other damage at the Kentucky Exposition Center early Tuesday appears suspicious, but no cause has been determined. Federal investigators came to the site Wednesday, bringing with them an accelerant-sniffing dog to search for evidence. A Louisville Metro fire official disclosed to the Courier-Journal […]

Gustav Evacuees Arrive In Louisville

More than one thousand evacuees, most of them from the New Orleans area, have arrived in Louisville to watch and wait as Hurricane Gustav approaches the Gulf Coast. The evacuees began arriving late Saturday on FEMA-chartered flights. They’re being housed in a shelter in the South Wing of the Kentucky Exposition Center, where officials say […]

Louisville Braced For Gustav Evacuees

Louisville Metro Government officials say the city is poised to provide shelter to thousands of evacuees from the path of Hurricane Gustav along the Gulf Coast. Mayor Jerry Abramson says the first evacuees could arrive as early as Saturday. “There may very well be airplanes flying in to the Air National Guard facility with citizens […]