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Louisville KY Mashup

Truck collides with railroad bridge near I-264 in Shawnee 4/23/2014 11:18 pm UTC
Police say the driver at West Muhammad Ali Boulevard and 32nd Street was moving fast enough to strike the railroad bridge and completely shear the top from the trailer this afternoon.
KSP: Nelson Co. mother, daughter died as result of double homicide 4/23/2014 11:15 pm UTC
Kathy Netherland, 48, and her 16-year-old daughter were found dead inside their home in the Botland community of Bardstown on Tuesday.
Dutch fighter jets intercept Russian bombers 4/23/2014 11:03 pm UTC
Dutch fighter jets scrambled Wednesday to intercept a pair of Russian military aircraft that entered their airspace, a fairly routine action that comes amid heightened tensions between Russia and N
Law enforcement officials raid Kentuckiana medical facilities 4/23/2014 10:47 pm UTC
Federal, state and local law enforcement officials are investigating several medical facilities in Louisville and Indiana.
Deaths of teacher, daughter in Nelson County ruled homicides 4/23/2014 10:44 pm UTC
The deaths of a Bardstown teacher and her daughter have been ruled homicides.
Elementary school art teacher named ExCel winner in Clark Co. 4/23/2014 10:43 pm UTC
Art teacher Cathy Gruninger, who teaches 750 students in two elementary schools, has been named the ExCel Award winner and teacher of the year in the Greater Clark County School system.
How big of an issue will ACA be in 2014 elections? 4/23/2014 10:42 pm UTC
Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear says after early misinformation, Kentuckians are learning on their own about the positive effects of the Affordable Care Act.
Crews rescue boy stuck on dam at McNeely Lake 4/23/2014 10:34 pm UTC
Emergency crews in Louisville rescued a boy who became stuck on a dam on McNeely Lake Wednesday afternoon.MetroSafe said it was on A Walk Way Above a Dam and he could not get down.
Child hospitalized after being hit by car 4/23/2014 10:27 pm UTC
A 3-year-old boy has been hospitalized after being hit by a car.
Missing Alzheimer's patient located 4/23/2014 10:16 pm UTC
Don A. Leonard, 63, has been located after he was last seen around 7:40 p.m. April 22 near his home in the 2400 block of Lindbergh Drive.
Child struck by vehicle, injuries unknown 4/23/2014 10:13 pm UTC
A child has been struck by a vehicle in Louisville.Police said it happened at 25th and Madison. The injuries to the child are unknown
Renovated Shively Library opens to public 4/23/2014 10:12 pm UTC
Five months after it closed for renovations, the Shively Library is back open to the community.
Chillers offers free ice cream events, raising money for Crusade 4/23/2014 10:07 pm UTC
One thing is better than ice cream, free ice cream.On Tuesday Sellersburg residents got to enjoy a cool treat on the house thanks to Chillers.
RAW: Boy rescued at McNeely Lake 4/23/2014 10:04 pm UTC
Lou. Slugger celebrates 100th anniversary of Wrigley Field 4/23/2014 10:04 pm UTC
Today marks the 100th anniversary of Wrigley Field which is home to the Chicago Cubs.
KSP commissioner testifies in case involving officer who alleged retaliation 4/23/2014 10:01 pm UTC
The commissioner of the Kentucky State police took the stand on Wednesday, April 23, in the trial of a Metro Police officer who has sued the city.
Driver, monitor resign after preschooler left on bus for hours 4/23/2014 9:58 pm UTC
Two school employees in Oldham County resigned after officials said they left a child on a bus alone for hours.
FBI, DEA, other agencies investigating Physicians Primary Care locations 4/23/2014 9:57 pm UTC
Federal agents are investigating several Physicians Primary Care locations in southern Indiana and Kentucky.
Police say missing man has been found 4/23/2014 9:50 pm UTC
An Endangered Missing Person alert was canceled Wednesday after a missing man was located.
Josh Young accused of assaulting witness from murder trial 4/23/2014 9:39 pm UTC
Josh Young faces a judge Wednesday for the second time in three days on new charges.
Grimes wants Keystone pipeline OK'd 4/23/2014 9:15 pm UTC
Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes called Wednesday on President Obama to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline as she tries to defeat an incumbent Republican in the heart of c
Josh Young's cousin recounts alleged weekend assault 4/23/2014 9:10 pm UTC
Court records say Young punched John Michael Robertson, Cassi Gouker's boyfriend, in the face last Friday.
Waterfront Wednesday kicks off, highlights safety efforts 4/23/2014 9:04 pm UTC
Tents are going up and locals are ready for the kickoff of the first Waterfront Wednesday of the season and other Waterfront Park events.
Auction offers customized rifles and knives from Farmer's collection 4/23/2014 8:49 pm UTC
You could soon own one of the customized rifles or pocket knives that led to the downfall of former Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer.
CRAWFORD | Adding Johnson and Padgett, Pitino says he's excited for ACC move 4/23/2014 8:30 pm UTC
Rick Pitino added former Indiana assistant Kenny Johnson to his staff with an official announcement Wednesday, while adding that he'll bring former Cardinal David Padgett back to Louisville as an a
BOZICH | Pryor, Latimer Taken Ahead Of Bridgewater? Kiper Says Yes 4/23/2014 8:26 pm UTC
ESPN analyst Mel Kiper Jr. says Teddy Bridgewater is no longer a sure first-round NFL Draft pick.
KFC's chicken corsage is selling out fast 4/23/2014 8:21 pm UTC
The social media craze is helping teens "prompose"and others to remember an upcoming holiday.
Churchill Downs races to finish construction as spring meet approaches 4/23/2014 8:19 pm UTC
The track is adding a Grandstand Terrace, sound system, restrooms, and the nation's largest video board.
Jim Beam celebrates 13 millionth barrel of bourbon 4/23/2014 8:12 pm UTC
Members of the international media were on hand as the company celebrated its 13 millionth barrel since the repeal of Prohibition in 1933.
Agents serve search warrants at two medical offices 4/23/2014 8:10 pm UTC
Investigations are underway at a pair of Kentuckiana doctors offices. Physicians Primary Care facilities in Jeffersonville, Indiana and Louisville, Kentucky are being investigated after agents seve
First Lady Michelle Obama visits Fort Campbell 4/23/2014 8:03 pm UTC
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden's wife, Jill, also visited Fort Campbell.
Shively Library begins new chapter with renovation 4/23/2014 7:52 pm UTC
A new air conditioning system and new carpeting are among the Shively Library's new improvements.
Joshua Young faces new charges after allegedly assaulting cousin's boyfriend 4/23/2014 7:36 pm UTC
Police say Young went to the home of his cousin, Cassi Gouker, on Friday and assaulted her boyfriend.
Golden Alert issued for 61-year-old Robertson Co. woman 4/23/2014 6:44 pm UTC
Police in Robertson County are searching for a woman who hasn't been seen since early Wednesday.
Scott County man accused of sexual misconduct with minor 4/23/2014 6:24 pm UTC
Police in Scott County, Indiana have arrested a man after they say he was involved in a sexual relationship with a minor. 
Police say former Walmart employee stole more than $4,000 4/23/2014 5:34 pm UTC
Haynes was employed at the Walmart store on South Hurstbourne Parkway.
No serious injuries in house fire on Oak Street 4/23/2014 5:34 pm UTC
Officials say the fire started in a bathroom on the second floor and spread into the attic.
Oldham County bus driver resigns after 5-year-old left on bus 4/23/2014 5:02 pm UTC
An Oldham County school bus driver who left a 5-year-old special needs child on a bus for several hours Monday has resigned.
Man arrested for throwing bricks through windows of multiple Louisville businesses 4/23/2014 4:44 pm UTC
Sudi Walker is accused of smashing windows at multiple businesses located on West Broadway.
12-year-old revived after heart stopped during high school basketball game 4/23/2014 4:42 pm UTC
Four Good Samaritans are credited with helping save a 12-year-old's life when his heart stopped during a basketball game in Fishers, Indiana.
Former UK player pays $10K, gets assault charge dismissed 4/23/2014 4:39 pm UTC
Former UK basketball player Terrence Jones will pay up to have a harassment charge against him dismissed.  The Houston Rockets forward has agreed to pay $10,000 to a charitable organization that be
Man waving toy gun around causes alarm 4/23/2014 3:17 pm UTC
According to an arrest report, Walter Johnson, 48, was standing outside of a business in the 2600 block of West Broadway.
Walmart employee charged in theft from register 4/23/2014 3:05 pm UTC
A criminal summons says the thefts took place between December 1, 2013 and March 11, 2014 at the Jeffersontown store on Hurstbourne Parkway.
Suspects charged in shoplifting spree 4/23/2014 2:50 pm UTC
Two people have been arrested on charges they were involved in shoplifting incidents at two convenience stores in the south-central Louisville Metro overnight.
Contractor arrested for threatening family 4/23/2014 2:47 pm UTC
According to an arrest warrant, Rusten Galt, 46, was a contractor employed by the victim.
Woman admits to setting bar on fire days after being kicked out 4/23/2014 1:57 pm UTC
According to an arrest slip, police said Sharon McElfresh, 43, was kicked out of Locker Room South Bar and Grill on Dixie Highway.
KSP investigating 2 deaths inside Nelson Co. home 4/23/2014 12:07 pm UTC
KSP has released the identities of the two females found dead inside a Nelson Co. home Tuesday.
CRAWFORD | Randle, being of sound body (thankfully), makes NBA decision 4/23/2014 4:06 am UTC
Julius Randle felt not only joy on the day he declared for the NBA Draft, but there was some relief. Navigating a college season without injury is a big deal for players with NBA hopes.
Woman claims pedicure crossed the line 4/23/2014 3:45 am UTC
A Shreveport woman said a nail tech from Style Nails in Shreveport crossed the line during a pedicure, and that she has cell phone video to prove it.
Identity of woman found dead inside Nelson Co home released 4/23/2014 3:29 am UTC
The identity of a woman who was found dead inside a home in Nelson County along with a 16-year-old has been released.
Couple wounded, police unclear who shot whom 4/23/2014 2:04 am UTC
Neighbors described Evelyn and Joseph Smith as a loving couple, proud and strong-willed, despite the challenges of age. Now, police wonder whether an argument in which neither would budge sparked t
Single moms singled out? Strip club under fire for curbside sign 4/22/2014 11:39 pm UTC
A sign posted outside a Memphis strip club sparked outrage among a group of single moms. On Tuesday morning, the marquee at The Pony, an adult nightclub on Winchester Avenue, said "Support Single M
FBI investigating American teacher suspected of serial child molestation 4/22/2014 10:33 pm UTC
William James Vahey is suspected of molesting at least 90 children who may not know what happened to them.
Fund for the Arts board names new President and CEO 4/22/2014 10:30 pm UTC
On Tuesday, the Fund for the Arts Board of Directors voted unanimously to approve Christen Boone as Designate President and CEO of the Fund for the Arts, according to a news release.
Teen pleads guilty in connection with New Albany fire that killed three children 4/22/2014 9:37 pm UTC
Eighteen-year-old Shelby Makowsky pleaded guilty in a Floyd County courtroom Tuesday morning.
Foreclosures down in Louisville area 4/22/2014 9:20 pm UTC
Foreclosure rates in Louisville were at just over 1.5% in February.
Middle school students explore wetlands 4/22/2014 9:20 pm UTC
The students went exploring outdoors as part of Earth Day.
Derby-themed jewelry available to accessorize your outfit 4/22/2014 9:08 pm UTC
Okay ladies, you've got your hats and your dresses, but do you have your Derby and Oaks jewelry?
Does Louisville need more police officers? 4/22/2014 9:06 pm UTC
Taxpayers will soon pay to find out.
St. Joseph Children's Home undergoing expansion 4/22/2014 9:05 pm UTC
Construction has started on four new residential cottages.
Preschool student left alone on Oldham County school bus for four hours 4/22/2014 8:57 pm UTC
Officers are looking at the possibility of criminal charges.
Derby Festival runners raise money for charity 4/22/2014 8:54 pm UTC
Money is pouring in to charities after the Kentucky Derby Festival Marathon and mini Marathon over the weekend.
FTC takes first step toward investigation of gas prices in Kentucky 4/22/2014 8:01 pm UTC
Agency reviewing findings of probe by Attorney General Jack Conway.
Pollen Vortex hits Louisville as it spreads across U.S. 4/22/2014 7:50 pm UTC
Louisville is ranked as the worst place for allergy sufferers in the U.S.
Men's private records requested in connection with Lauren Spierer disappearance 4/22/2014 7:47 pm UTC
Jason Rosenbaum and Corey Rossman have referred to the records request as a fishing expedition.
Police: Drunk man spread racial hate at Fourth Street Live! 4/22/2014 7:27 pm UTC
According to his arrest report, the actions and comments of John Chester Marshall caused alarm to others while he was in the downtown Louisville entertainment district.
FEMA approves winter storm grants for 19 Indiana counties 4/22/2014 6:34 pm UTC
Severe winter storms hit much of Indiana from Jan. 5-9 of this year.
Two people found shot on Exeter Avenue 4/22/2014 6:20 pm UTC
The shooting happened around noon April 21 and the victims were found a different locations.
Police investigating double shooting near Newburg Road 4/22/2014 6:15 pm UTC
Louisville Metro Police are investigating after an elderly couple was shot Tuesday.
UK's Julius Randle says he's headed to the NBA draft 4/22/2014 6:05 pm UTC
Kentucky forward Julius Randle will leave after one season to enter the NBA draft, where he is expected to be among the top five selections.
K-9 finds prisoner who escaped from home incarceration 4/22/2014 5:02 pm UTC
Louisville Metro Corrections officers said they were able to track the anklet Sean A. Sokacz, 31, was wearing until he cut it off just before 1 a.m. April 21.
Estranged husband shoots and kills wife at Indiana church 4/22/2014 4:42 pm UTC
A church parking lot in Indiana has turned into a crime scene after police say a man tracked down his estranged wife.
Indiana residents warned about suspicious phone calls 4/22/2014 4:41 pm UTC
Close to 70 people have called the Attorney General's office about automated calls saying their debit card has been suspended.
Expressions of You invites youth to share art during open mic series 4/22/2014 4:40 pm UTC
Open Mic begins Thursday night and will give young people a way to use their talents for good. The family-friendly event is open to everyone.
Federal government may look into the reasons for high gas prices in Kentucky 4/22/2014 4:29 pm UTC
The Federal Trade Commission has agreed to review a request by Ky. Atty. Gen. Jack Conway to look into the issue.
City hiring outside expert to determine number of officers need to fully staff LMPD 4/22/2014 4:28 pm UTC
The city's taxpayers will fund a study to determine the appropriate size of the police force.
City agrees to pay $160K to estate of inmate who died in jail 4/22/2014 4:25 pm UTC
The city has agreed to pay $160,000 to the estate of a former inmate whose death at Metro Corrections could have been prevented but for a number of mistakes by the jail staff and the contracted med
16-year-old hitchhikes from California to Hawaii in aircraft wheel well 4/22/2014 4:24 pm UTC
A 16-year-old has taken hitchhiking to all new heights: 38,000 feet, to be exact.
Cleared roads during winter cost state $68 million 4/22/2014 4:24 pm UTC
Crews spread more than 438,000 tons of salt this past winter.
Mummified body found in Lexington storage unit 4/22/2014 4:24 pm UTC
The remains -- discovered in January -- have been identified as Luther Broughton.
Police catch up with stolen car suspect who fled 4/22/2014 3:34 pm UTC
Metro police say Robert Latour Downs sped off when they went to arrest him. An officer was struck by the car as he was making his getaway.
POLICE: Mother passed out drunk in car with small child 4/22/2014 2:58 pm UTC
Audubon Park police say they found a nearly empty bottle of of rum in her car, along with her 4-year-old daughter.
Man makes threats to kill police 4/22/2014 2:56 pm UTC
A Louisville man is under arrest after making a 911 call during which he told operators he was going to come to the police station and kill officers.
BOZICH | Crean's Turn To Respond To Pitino's Shrewd Move 4/22/2014 2:43 pm UTC
As Louisville enters the Atlantic Coast Conference, Pitino has shrewdly added an assistant who knows Tobacco Road as well as Pitino knows the upper East Side of Manhattan.
Items left behind leads to arrest in St. Matthews burglary 4/22/2014 2:27 pm UTC
During the investigation, police found several items left at the crime scene that led them to their suspect.
Louisville woman charged with assaulting man with candle holder 4/22/2014 2:13 pm UTC
Police say the victim was violently assaulted after he asked the suspect to return his car keys.
JCPS facilities plan to use existing space, move some programs 4/22/2014 9:30 am UTC
School board to vote on facilities plan in June. It may move children to underutilized classroom space.
Mother accused of risking children's lives, again 4/22/2014 3:36 am UTC
A mother is arrested for driving drunk while her children were in her car. Just last June, she was arrested for allegedly abandoning her children for days.
AEG trying to make KFC Yum! Center "greener" 4/22/2014 2:29 am UTC
AEG says it is composting food waste, saving electricity and cutting back on water usage to increase sustainability.
JCPS School Board looking for final turnaround plan for Meyers Middle School 4/22/2014 2:07 am UTC
Meyers is one of the lowest performing schools in the state.
Winter weather cleanup costs in KY could mean less money for spring projects 4/22/2014 12:14 am UTC
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says because of the cost of snow and ice clean-up, some spring projects, may be put on hold.
Marathon star serves in Parliament in home country of Kenya 4/21/2014 11:44 pm UTC
University of Louisville graduate Wesley Korir is using his winning runs as a platform to help people in his home country.
CLOUT holds prayer vigil over safety, racism at JCPS 4/21/2014 11:42 pm UTC
A local group is concerned about school safety and what they see as extreme racial bias in school discipline.
State stops music, kills fireworks for Fourth of July 4/21/2014 11:32 pm UTC
Louisville's Waterfront Development Corporation depended on state money to help pay for an Independence Festival that lost money. Now that the General Assembly cut its $420,000 yearly subsidy the f
No plastic bags allowed in Jefferson Co. yard waste proposal 4/21/2014 9:49 pm UTC
Proposed regulation means residents can only use paper bags, reusable containers or compostable bags for yard waste collection in Jefferson County.
California restaurant sets high prices for fast food 4/21/2014 9:19 pm UTC
One fast food restaurant offered anything but value meals to its customers.
Criminal charge dismissed against Seneca High student 4/21/2014 9:17 pm UTC
The student returned to Seneca High School following the dismissal of his wanton endangerment charge.
Rocks thrown at cars ends with arrest of two 4/21/2014 9:13 pm UTC
Metro police found their two suspects hiding on a rooftop.
Wrong-way driver identified after crash that killed him, teen motorist 4/21/2014 8:32 pm UTC
The driver who caused the crash was pronounced dead at 3:50 a.m. Saturday at University of Louisville Hospital. The 17-year-old driver of the second SUV involved in the crash died later that day.

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