Only Indiana Talking About Those Crazy Tolls Now?

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Another public forum was held Saturday on the Ohio River Bridges Project, and tolls were again the big issue for people with concerns about the plan to build two new bridges connecting Kentucky and Indiana. [News & Tribune]

Jeffersonville Police are investigating a homicide. Detective Todd Hollis confirms that one person died in an apartment on Spring Street early today. Officers were initially called to the apartments about 4:30 a.m. on report of an assault. [WDRB]

Homeownership fell in the Louisville region last year to its lowest percentage in eight years, according to a new report that attributes the drop to tougher lending standards and the lingering effects of years of a high number of foreclosures. [C-J/AKN]

Yet another fun moment involving Walmart, shoplifting and getting your foot run over. An off-duty Lexington police officer was hurt early Thursday at a Lexington Wal-Mart while trying to arrest a suspected shoplifter. [H-L]

Basically, the entire metro area is a death sentence for anyone on foot or riding a bike. [WHAS11]

Can you imagine what something like this would do for Louisville? At a new, $185 million science and natural history museum that opens in Dallas on Saturday, visitors will have the chance to touch a funnel cloud, program a robot and examine their own cells under a microscope. [Reuters]

A week has passed since a college senior was gunned down while visiting loved ones for the thanksgiving holiday. Those loved ones are taking action, pleading for justice in the case and taking that message to the streets. [WAVE3]

For over 30 years, Betty Winston Bayé wrote an op-ed column in the Louisville Courier-Journal until a round of layoffs last year ended her stint. [WFPL]

A contingent of law enforcement officers were on the move Sunday morning in eastern Jefferson County. And you’ll like why they were gathering. [WLKY]

Officials with KentuckyOne Health Inc., the company created after the merger of Louisville-based Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s HealthCare Inc. and Lexington, Ky.-based Saint Joseph Health System Inc., remain mum on where it will locate its headquarters. But recent job listings might be tipping the company’s hand on the question. [Business First]

A new Louisville Metro Police policy means there might be fewer police cars parked in Louisville’s neighborhoods. A policy revision that took effect Thursday says new officers will have to wait three years instead of one before getting a take-home car. [C-J/AKN]

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