Louisville News

ACC suspends Louisville’s Harrell 1 game

Louisville junior forward Montrezl Harrell was suspended for one game by the Atlantic Coast Conference on Sunday for a flagrant 2 foul and ejection Saturday in the Cardinals’…

Police: Fugitive killed Florida officer

A fugitive trying to evade an arrest warrant shot a Tampa-area police officer and then ran him over early Sunday, killing the officer, police said. …read more Source::…

Officers ask for support during vigil for NYPD

Officers ask for support during vigil for NYPD

They gathered in front of the eternal flame at the Law Enforcement Memorial in Jefferson Square for a vigil for two of their own. “It’s up to people…

New group provides gifts for kids at Kosair

New group provides gifts for kids at Kosair

Less than a month after deciding to help create a special Christmas for kids struggling with disease this holiday season, Michelle Cagle and her brand new project, Make…

St. Vincent de Paul offers free gifts at Santa Shop

St. Vincent de Paul offers free gifts at Santa Shop

St. Vincent de Paul’s new Family Success Center was converted into a temporary holiday mall on Sunday, except that all the clothes and toys lining the aisles were…

Church collects Christmas gifts for children of inmates

Church collects Christmas gifts for children of inmates

Members of a local church donated money this holiday season to buy Christmas gifts for children of incarcerated parents. …read more Source:: Louisville News       …

National & World News

Florida police officer dies on duty after getting shot, run over

Florida police officer dies on duty after getting shot, run over

By Letitia Stein TAMPA, Fla. (Reuters) – A veteran Florida police officer died on Sunday…

N. Korea threatens strikes on ‘whole U.S. mainland’

N. Korea threatens strikes on ‘whole U.S. mainland’

Pyongyang accuses the U.S. of “recklessly” spreading rumors that it led an attack on Sony.…

Police departments on alert after cop killings

Police departments on alert after cop killings

NEW YORK (AP) – Big-city police departments and union leaders around the country are warning…

Republicans weigh big changes at U.S. budget referee agency

Republicans weigh big changes at U.S. budget referee agency

By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) – When Republicans take full control of Congress on Jan.…

Maine man charged with killing girlfriend, two children

(Reuters) – A 27-year-old man was arrested in Maine on Sunday and charged with killing…

Kentucky Politics

Americans Realize Racism Is Out-Of-Control

Americans Realize Racism Is Out-Of-Control

When the Fayette County Public Schools redistricting committee announced that it would tackle overcrowding at Wellington Elementary School, residents in the Willow Oak and Willow Bend neighborhoods started…

Your Liberty Christ Christmas Greeting Funtimes

Your Liberty Christ Christmas Greeting Funtimes

Here’s Lil Randy and his wife reading a message from a screen and putting it on YouTube: We can’t wait til these two are front and center for…

Montgomery Co. Legal Insurance Fun Begins

Montgomery Co. Legal Insurance Fun Begins

Overlooked in the final Montgomery County School Board meeting of the year was this exchange regarding a $5,000 deductible to Liberty Mutual: Kind of like this fun deductible…

Fleecing The Taxpayer Montgomery Co. Style

Fleecing The Taxpayer Montgomery Co. Style

Ever wondered how Montgomery County Schools loses so much money with superintendent Joshua Powell at the helm? Take a look at this school board meeting discussion on December…

Whistleblower Protection Won Big In Louisville

Whistleblower Protection Won Big In Louisville

Remember that time we maybe played a little role in forcing a whistleblower ordinance to combat Greg Fischer? Here’s how Sadie’s Law played out on the vote front…

Sports

Other Louisville Basketball “Fights”

While Trez’s brief scrap doesn’t count as a brawl by any stretch, it got me thinking about some games back in…

UofL Lands the No.3 JUCO Tight End (with Highlights)

Photo – hudl.com The staff has made it a point to address immediate needs with players from the JUCO ranks. Last…

Anniversaries: Tommy J. Smith & Gloria A. Smith

Tommy J. and Gloria A. Smith …read more Source:: Sports – Kentucky High Schools       …

Quick Hitters: Trez Tossed; Rozier Responds in Cards’ Win over Western

Photo – AP *The Cards won in a rowdy environment and overcame a Harrell ejection to win 76-67. *The all-time series…

Louisville Business

Now hiring: Walmart looking for 300 workers for Shepherdsville store

Wal-mart Stores Inc. has begun accepting applications for its new store in Shepherdsville. The company plans to hire about 300 people to work at the store, which…

Louisville Entertainment

May 22 – May 26, 2014 – Memorial Day Fun Weekend

Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines and come on over! We will have scheduled times for crafts, activities for the kids, free historic tours, free putt-putt, pick…