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Entries Tagged as 'LMPD'

Thank Goodness Council Isn’t A Reality Show

June 17th, 2014 · Comments Off

Okay, who is surprised? Two residents of Dismas House file a civil lawsuit, saying they were sexually assaulted. [WDRB] A western Louisville resident filed an ethics complaint against Councilwoman Cheri Bryant Hamilton, alleging that she used her position to have city crews pick up junk from family property. [C-J/AKN] Another day, another senseless shooting in [...]

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Tags: Automobile · Bad Behavior · Crime · Death · Downtown · Economy · Education · Ford · Guns · Hype · Indiana · JCPS · LMPD · Metro Council · Oops · Youth

These Awful Shootings & Stabbings Need To End

June 13th, 2014 · Comments Off

Louisville police chief Steve Conrad says if you want to keep the city safe, you have to pay for it. And that’s why he wants an additional $7 million. [WDRB] Woah, mob violence overtime cost the city almost a million dollars. But at least people are going back downtown. [C-J/AKN & More C-J/AKN] The University [...]

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Tags: Ali Center · Bad Behavior · Business · Crime · Downtown · Education · Festival · Guns · Hype · Indiana · JCPS · Legal · LMPD · Music · University of Kentucky · Weather

Everyone Is Afraid To Get Shot On The Snyder

June 11th, 2014 · 1 Comment

A woman says she saw two men running from the area of the Snyder shooting. [WDRB] Contributions to the 61st annual WHAS Crusade for Children totaled $5,637,680. [C-J/AKN] Louisville Metro Police officers are turning to the public to get answers about who may have fired shots into a car on the Gene Snyder Freeway over [...]

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Tags: Arena · Bad Behavior · Charity · Democrats · Guns · Health Care · Horse Industry · Indiana · Legal · Lexington · LMPD · Metro Council · Scandal

You Are Already Drunk For Oaks At 8:00 A.M.

May 2nd, 2014 · Comments Off

Yum! Brands is about to get a new CEO. David Novak, who has served in the top spot since 1999, is stepping down to become the executive chairman. [WDRB] Twelve days before the Kentucky Derby, trainer Steve Asmussen pointedly started a conversation with reporters with a query of his own: “Any PETA questions?” [C-J/AKN] After [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Churchill Downs · Horse Industry · Indiana · Journalism · Kentucky Derby · LMPD · Ohio River Bridges · Police · University of Louisville

Indiana Tries To Show Off With Fancy Cameras

May 1st, 2014 · 2 Comments

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer is reorganizing the city’s economic development efforts, including shifting some functions performed by Greater Louisville Inc., the metro chamber of commerce, to city staff. [WDRB] Crisis management consultant Jonathan Bernstein lives near Santa Anita Park in California, where he has befriended some of the horse racing industry’s key participants. One recent [...]

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Tags: Economy · Education · Greater Louisville Inc. · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Horse Industry · Indiana · Kentucky Derby · Lexington · LMPD · Ohio River Bridges

Another Day, Another Shooting In Possibility City

April 30th, 2014 · Comments Off

West Buechel is losing its police chief amid turmoil over the mayor’s decision to purchase a K-9 unit. The upheaval continued after the chief’s resignation when the mayor leap-frogged one of her lieutenants and appointed a sergeant interim chief, one city council member says. [WDRB] Just in time for last evening’s Frontline premier, a man [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Cable · Death · Education · Guns · Indiana · Kentucky Derby · LMPD · Neighborhoods · Ohio River Bridges · Police · Possibility City · University of Louisville

Study Isn’t Necessary: LMPD Needs More Help

April 22nd, 2014 · Comments Off

It has hosted college and professional basketball games, high school graduations and roller derby clashes. Louis Armstrong played there, as did musicians from Elvis Presley to My Morning Jacket. [WDRB] The Waterfront Development Corp. is scrambling to offset the legislature’s abrupt slashing of all state funding for the agency — $420,000 a year for each [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Cordish · Downtown · Education · Gays · Indiana · LMPD · Oops · Politics · State Government

GE Conquered Local News Outletts Yesterday

April 17th, 2014 · 2 Comments

GE is launching a new way to do business and has chosen Louisville to be the city that leads it. [WDRB] The Louisville Metro Government has agreed to pay $450,000 to a former police detective who says he was demoted to patrol officer on the graveyard shift for trying to help an imprisoned woman prove [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bourbon · Business · Death · Education · Hype · Indiana · LMPD · Metro Government · State Government · WAVE

Yes, Lexington Also Murders People In Its Parks

April 15th, 2014 · Comments Off

Local ownership announced strides Monday morning towards locking in the necessary investments to bring a pro soccer team to Louisville. [WDRB] If there’s one thing Louisville loves more than running over pedestrians or shooting folks, it’s a school bus crash. [C-J/AKN] Louisville Metro Police said they are pleased with the security measures put in place [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Death · Indiana · JCPS · Lexington · LMPD · Sports · Steve Beshear · Thunder

Everyone Is Really Hung Over This Morning

April 8th, 2014 · Comments Off

The Kentucky Derby Festival will hold its annual Republic Bank Pegasus Parade Position Draw on Tuesday, April 8. That’s today if you aren’t paying attention [WDRB] Housing battles homelessness in Louisville. Brian Scarsbrook had been homeless for more than a year, battling drug addiction and haunted by memories of childhood neglect and abuse. [C-J/AKN] Louisville [...]

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Tags: Derby Festival · Homeless · Horse Industry · Housing · Hype · Indiana · LMPD · Mitch McConnell · Parks · Thunder

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