Louisville Enters Two Weeks Of Perma-Drunkeness

Who knew the story of the Progress Kentucky-Mitch McConnell scandal would end up involving guns, drugs, murder, gay escorting and full-on mental illness? It’s a story so crazy no one would believe it without documentation to back it up. [Page One]

A southern Indiana man is behind bars in connection to a deadly golf cart crash overnight. [WDRB]

In state legislatures around the country, lawmakers are debating important subjects — education reform, election laws, gun control and abortion. But in Florida, one of the hottest issues to come before the Legislature this term involves cats. [NPR]

It’s the official kick-off to the Kentucky Derby Festival and the biggest fireworks show in North America – Thunder Over Louisville. [WHAS11]

The owners of nine Louisville child care centers have filed suit against the Cabinet for Health and Family Services. The action comes as the state agency seeks to revoke the licenses of 18 centers in the city citing allegations of fraud after a yearlong investigation. [H-L]

In Louisville, as in locations all over the country and the world, people were following the movements of police after a bombing during the Boston Marathon in practically real time, aided by Twitter and online scanners. It brings up an issue that journalists watch closely in times of breaking news: the public’s right to know information and know it quickly versus the risk it can cause. [WAVE3]

This story will make you bang your head on your desk. Apparently, people really are nearly brain dead or have zero ability to think. [C-J/AKN]

A Louisville woman is telling her story of how she tried to save a young man’s life on Thursday. Quintin Moss was shot near her west Louisville home and died at the hospital a short time later. [WLKY]

Two Illinois workers injured in a fire during the October clean-up of a derailed Paducah & Louisville Railway train in southwestern Louisville have filed suit against the railroad and its contractors. [WFPL]

When the federal sequestration cuts led U.S. military branches to cancel participation in air shows, including Thunder Over Louisville, Kentucky Derby Festival Inc. staff started scrambling. [Business First]

Another round of verbal sparring broke out between Jeffersonville’s mayor and City Council as a revised Redevelopment Commission project list was presented earlier this week. [News & Tribune]

With one suspect dead and the other captured and lying grievously wounded in a hospital, the investigation into the Boston Marathon bombings turned on Saturday to questions about the men’s motives, and to the significance of an overseas trip one of them took last year. [NY Times]

1 thought on “Louisville Enters Two Weeks Of Perma-Drunkeness

  1. At least there is an investigation of this Golf Cart Death. When the key witness in the KRS land scandal was killed by a golf cart in 2008 there was no investigation.

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