The Highlands Bank Robbery Is An Insane Story

We can’t decide if this is worthy of a cringe or not. Josh Young, the teen who last year was found not guilty of killing his 14-year-old stepbrother, is taping an upcoming appearance on Dr. Phil. [WDRB]

Basically, nothing has changed and polls this early unfortunately don’t mean much. Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes holds a slim 4-point advantage over U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell in a new Herald-Leader/WKYT Bluegrass Poll, with many voters saying they disapprove of McConnell but don’t yet know Grimes nine months from Election Day. [H-L]

Police were called to the scene of a hold up at a PNC Bank on Bardstown Road in the Cherokee Triangle area. [WHAS11]

Something tells us it wouldn’t pass once people understood it. We remember a similar situation with the failed library tax. Kentuckians favor a constitutional amendment that would allow cities and counties to impose local sales taxes through voter referendums — but they aren’t so certain they would actually vote for such a tax when it is proposed. [C-J/AKN]

A bank robbery suspect took his own life at Cherokee Park just as authorities caught up to him. Police also arrested two other men. [WLKY]

Remember Jackie Green? He says he’s running for mayor again. [Email Blast]

We’re posting this from three different stations so you can see how the story changes or remains the same. Louisville Metro police said a bank robbery getaway ended in minutes with two suspects in custody and the driver dead after detectives tracked the suspects’ car to Cherokee Park. [WAVE3]

Louisville-based health benefits giant Humana Inc. is seeing some young people enroll in health insurance plans through public exchanges. [Business First]

A certified medical technician has been charged with murder in the death of a nursing home patient who died of an insulin overdose almost seven years ago. [H-L]

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer saved the Parkwood neighborhood (that’s near Iroquois Park) from a tormenting fire troll, The Onion reported on Thursday. [WFPL]

Clark County Community Corrections and the county’s probation department both run home incarceration programs, or HIPs. For the second time in less than a year, county officials will explore the possibility of whittling that number down to one. [News & Tribune]

1 thought on “The Highlands Bank Robbery Is An Insane Story

  1. “Pity Poor Mitch”

    Mitch: “I can’t believe Kentuckians disapprove of me more than they do of Obama.”

    Empress Elaine: “Unbelievable. After all you’ve done for women, for jobs, for the environment, for the poor. God is not fair, Mitch.”

    Mitch: “Yeah, I even acted like I liked His looney Tea Partyers–and even that didn’t help.”

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