Louisville News
Central Hardin students reach finals in robotics competition

Central Hardin students reach finals in robotics competition

Students from schools all across the globe, ranging from elementary to college, have competed since Wednesday to see who can build the most technologically advanced robot. …read more…

Ohio woman’s search for birth mother leads to co-worker

A 38-year-old woman’s quest to find her birth mother ended in a surprising place – the company where she works. …read more Source:: Louisville News       …

Email: Affleck asked PBS to not reveal slave-owning ancestor

Ben Affleck requested that the PBS documentary series “Finding Your Roots” not reveal he had a slave-owning ancestor, according to emails published online by whistleblower site WikiLeaks, and…

Birthday party in memory of slain toddler promotes peace

Birthday party in memory of slain toddler promotes peace

Family and friends came together along with community activists at the corner of 37th and Market to celebrate Neriah’s life and to promote awareness and peace. …read more…

FORECAST: Dry for Thunder, rain for Sunday

FORECAST: Dry for Thunder, rain for Sunday

Clouds will increase tonight but we should stay rain-free until well midnight, closer to dawn. …read more Source:: Louisville News       …

Ohio officer praised for restraint, refused to shoot suspect

Ohio officer praised for restraint, refused to shoot suspect

An Ohio police officer is being praised for holding his fire even as a slaying suspect charged him, saying repeatedly, “shoot me.” …read more Source:: Louisville News       …

National & World News

Paul, Graham clash on foreign-policy on U.S. campaign trail

Paul, Graham clash on foreign-policy on U.S. campaign trail

By Andy Sullivan NASHUA, N.H. (Reuters) – Republican presidential hopefuls Rand Paul and Lindsey Graham…

California prepares for historic mandatory cutbacks on water

California prepares for historic mandatory cutbacks on water

California water officials drafted a slate of mandatory conservation regulations Saturday, part of a first-ever…

From Okla. City to 9/11: 20 years on, rescue workers who responded to both share a bond

From Okla. City to 9/11: 20 years on, rescue workers who responded to both share a bond

It was just after 9 a.m. on April 19, 1995, when the bomb went off…

2 Cuban dissidents up for election in unprecedented vote

2 Cuban dissidents up for election in unprecedented vote

At least two dissidents made it past a first round of voting and are standing…

Torrential rain floods Houston before heading toward New Orleans

Torrential rain triggered flooding on the streets of Houston and sent spectators fleeing from a…

Kentucky Politics

Ford’s bailout myth

Louisville, KY – We have been the only media outlet to date to write extensively on the apparent insider trading cover up, alleged by Jay Morgan against Ford…

Judge denies requests to keep depositions sealed in legislative sexual harassment case

By Jack Brammer [email protected] FRANKFORT – A judge turned down a request Wednesday by House Democratic leader Sannie Overly, who is running for lieutenant governor, and former Legislative…

Judge denies House leader’s request to be dismissed from sexual harassment lawsuit

By Jack Brammer [email protected] FRANKFORT – Franklin Circuit Judge Thomas Wingate denied a request Tuesday from House Majority Whip Johnny Bell to be dismissed as a defendant in…

Fischer (Ford?) LOSE appeal: Morgan v. Fischer moves forward

Louisville, KY – In baseball we all know that it is three strikes and you are out. In the criminal defense portion of our justice system it is…

For Sen. Rand Paul, what happens in Vegas…happens in Vegas

WASHINGTON – The watchers (that’s the media) of the 2016 Republican presidential pre-primary (which the media has kind of made up) are noting who will be in Las…

Sports

Spring Game Breakdown and Analysis: Bonnafon and Defense Shine

Photo – Garry Jones, Associated Press It is tough to take anything concrete away from college football spring games, but as…

Spring Game Primer: Preview, Radcliff & Staples Ready for Big Seasons, NFL Draft Prospects, No 3-Divisions in ACC, New 4-star RB Addition

Photo – AP *From the ESPN ACC blog, RB Brandon Radcliff plans on building on his momentum from last year On…

Ryan McMahon Makes It Official & Signs With Louisville

Photo – Bradenton Herald The University of Louisville men’s basketball team received the paperwork for its final piece of the 2015…

The Courier-Journal $2,000 Derby Win, Place, Show Sweepstakes

Read the official rules for The Courier-Journal $2,000 Derby Win, Place, Show Sweepstakes. Call 1-877-333-6154 to enter. …read more Source:: Sports…

Louisville Business

Scenes from the waterfront as crowds arrive for Thunder Over Louisville

With temperatures around 80 degrees and light clouds, Saturday was a perfect day for several hundred thousand people to make their way to the Louisville waterfront for…

Louisville Entertainment

Apr 14 – Dec 31, 2014 – HorsePlay

8:00 A.M. – This feature exhibit at the Kentucky Derby Museum explores the sense of play that is a true part of the world’s greatest sporting event.…