Why’s David Whitlock Still In The Flipping News?!

Louisville is on its way to becoming more bicycle friendly. Hopefully that means fewer people will be run over by cars every five minutes. [WDRB]

If you missed the Eastern Kentucky focus on The Colbert Report, be sure to check it out. [Page One]

Police are investigating after an officer involved shooting in Louisville’s PRP area at Terry Road and Greenwood Road, outside of a McDonald’s. [WHAS11]

Louisville police shot two people, including a murder suspect, in an exchange of gunfire Thursday evening. [WLEX18]

Kentucky’s largest ever residential soil cleanup will start in Louisville’s Park Hill neighborhood on Monday, as backhoes begin digging up dozens of contaminated yards, officials said. [C-J/AKN]

Federal authorities have recovered the flight recorders from the wreckage of UPS Flight 1354. [WLKY]

A woman who police said left her newborn in a Louisville department store trash can has been charged with murder. [H-L]

David Whitlock, the former Jefferson County constable, may have violated his plea deal and is expected in court Friday. [WAVE3]

Jeffersonville Mayor Mike Moore has announced plans for a nearly $17 million revitalization program for 10th Street. [Business First]

The U.S. ambassadorship to the U.K. is the plumiest of jobs, reserved in modern times for a key political or financial backer of the president, rather than a professional diplomat, on the theory that others (in the embassy, at the State Department, in the CIA or wherever) do the heavy lifting, while the ambassador woos investors, chats up the London chattering class or hobnobs with the royals. [HuffPo]

New Albany has a new parks director. Mayor Jeff Gahan announced Thursday afternoon that Alicia Meredith will lead the parks department. [News & Tribune]

Kentucky’s unemployment rate rose slightly in July as the state’s civilian labor force shrank, marking the third straight monthly increase in the jobless rate. [WFPL]

1 thought on “Why’s David Whitlock Still In The Flipping News?!

  1. Metro government might want to direct some of that money to educating all cyclists that they need to obey traffic laws if they ride their bikes on the street. I’d like to see the police stop and ticket cyclists not traveling in their designated lane, running stop signs and red lights or riding between vehicles to get to the front of stopped traffic.

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