That School Bus Thing Is Maybe A Big Deal

Inside Louisville’s jail, moms, wives, and daughters are desperately trying to get clean of heroin. [WDRB]

Americans may be turning away from the hard sciences at universities, but they are increasingly showing up at “science cafes” in local bars and restaurants to listen to scientific talks over a drink or a meal. [Reuters]

How excited are you that the National Rifle Association will hold its convention in Louisville in 2016? [Takin Yer Guns!]

Louisville Metro Police are calling it their largest bust yet, since all forms of synthetic drugs were made illegal in Kentucky late in 2012. [WHAS11]

Mayor Greg Fischer on Thursday is making public a new road map for the city’s environmental future, a sustainability plan that was a year in the making and included a goal of decreasing energy use 25 percent by 2025. [C-J/AKN]

In Jefferson County, hundreds of school buses cross railroad tracks more than 3,000 times each and every school day, but according to the Kentucky agency required to report that, not one of those school buses makes any of those crossings. [WLKY]

Employees of Kentucky’s court systems won’t have to take unpaid furlough days during this calendar year, Kentucky Supreme Court Chief Justice John D. Minton Jr. said Thursday. [H-L]

According to LMPD, a woman was sleeping in her apartment when she woke up to find a man sexually abusing her. Remember a few years ago when some nude pervert broke into an apartment and got into bed with a sleeping woman and her child? And then bit the child’s ear? [WAVE3]

The Kentucky Department of Education has released statewide data for two tests that show improvements over last year and state officials are pleased with the progress, but say there’s more work to be done. [WFPL]

Jamie Dimon, chairman, president and CEO of JPMorgan Chase & Co., will be the keynote speaker at the annual meeting of Greater Louisville Inc., the metro chamber of commerce. He’ll no doubt have lots of helpful tips for robbing the country blind. [Business First]

We especially love the taser bit – way to, New Albany! A New Albany man was arrested after an active methamphetamine lab was found in his home. [News & Tribune]