Louisville News
Vigil held for Illinois police officer nearing retirement

Vigil held for Illinois police officer nearing retirement

Charles Joseph Gliniewicz was on the brink of retiring after a 30-year career in law enforcement. At 52, the tattooed police officer with a shaved head could still…

Louisville could star in new NBC show

Louisville could star in new NBC show

J.R. Ward wrote “The Bourbon Kings” from the bedroom of her Louisville estate. It’s about a Kentucky family, the Bradfords, who made their fortune on bourbon. …read more…

LMPD chief lays out new shifts, more officers in high crime areas

LMPD chief lays out new shifts, more officers in high crime areas

Louisville Metro Police Chief Steve Conrad told the Metro Council’s Public Safety Committee new shift changes coming to the force later this month will be a better way…

Damaged amusement rides had problems in the past

Damaged amusement rides had problems in the past

When inspectors temporarily shut down two rides at Beech Bend Park this summer, the Channel 4 I-Team started asking questions. …read more Source:: Louisville News       …

US officials mark 70th anniversary of WWII’s official end

US officials mark 70th anniversary of WWII’s official end

U.S. officials and veterans gathered on a decommissioned battleship in Pearl Harbor on Wednesday to mark the 70th anniversary of World War II’s end. …read more Source:: Louisville…

Deputy honored for pulling infant from burning car

Deputy honored for pulling infant from burning car

An Indiana sheriff’s deputy was honored Wednesday for pulling an infant from a burning car over the weekend. …read more Source:: Louisville News       …

National & World News

Obama’s Arctic adventure ends with sinking village, fish spawn

Obama’s Arctic adventure ends with sinking village, fish spawn

By Roberta Rampton KOTZEBUE, Alaska (Reuters) – President Barack Obama got a taste of the…

Kentucky clerk seeks same-sex marriage license reprieve

Kentucky clerk seeks same-sex marriage license reprieve

A county clerk in Kentucky sought an emergency injunction on Wednesday to temporarily block a…

Kentucky clerk unlikely star in fight against gay marriage

Kentucky clerk unlikely star in fight against gay marriage

Fans of Kim Davis have rallied around the Kentucky clerk while foes have lined up…

‘Relentless’ writer on bin Laden raid mistake, deadly ‘Xbox’

‘Relentless’ writer on bin Laden raid mistake, deadly ‘Xbox’

To find out how the difference between a chain-link fence and a stone wall nearly…

GOP reportedly seeks pledge to avert Trump third-party run

GOP reportedly seeks pledge to avert Trump third-party run

WASHINGTON (AP) – Seeking to avert a 2016 disaster, the Republican National Committee on Wednesday…

Kentucky Politics

Federal aid for July storm damage available for 3 more KY counties

HERALD-LEADER FRANKFORT BUREAU FRANKFORT — Residents of three additional Kentucky counties with damage from severe storms and flooding in July are eligible for federal assistance, Gov. Steve Beshear…

State’s new fiscal year gets off to good start

By Jack Brammer jbrammer@herald-leader FRANKFORT – Kentucky’s new fiscal year has gotten off to a fairly good start. State budget director Jane Driskell said Monday the state’s General…

Drew Curtis plans to file Monday as independent for governor

By Jack Brammer [email protected] FRANKFORT – Drew Curtis of Versailles plans to officially enter this year’s race for governor on Monday as an independent candidate. Curtis, founder of…

Beshear seeks federal disaster aid for July’s flooding

HERALD-LEADER FRANKFORT BUREAU FRANKFORT –Gov. Steve Beshear has asked President Obama to issue a major disaster declaration and provide emergency assistance to persons in four counties recovering from…

Family Foundation plans Aug. 22 ‘Religious Freedom’ rally

HERALD-LEADER FRANKFORT BUREAU FRANKFORT – The Family Foundation, a conservative group based in Lexington, is to hold a “First Amendment/Religious Freedom Rally” at noon Aug. 22 on the…

Sports

Nick’s Picks: Predicting the Cards’ Outcome for 2015

(Photo – Adidas) The time is finally upon us. It is officially the first week of college football, and of course…

Top 5 Louisville RBs over the Last 30 Years

Photo – AP As the Top 5 series continues, the focus shifts to the running backs. Like the wide outs, this…

LSL is Today at 6 on 93.9 The Ville

It’s game week and LSL is back today at 6:00 on 93.9 The Ville to get you set for the huge…

UofL Football’s Depth(or)Chart(or)is Released

Coach Petrino and the UofL Football program released its depth for the Auburn game, and as you would expect, the QB…

Louisville Business

Southern Indiana retail picks up with expansion of Jeffersonville Town Center

The retail pace keeps picking up in Jeffersonville. GBT Realty Corp., the Brentwood, Tenn., real estate development firm that developed Middletown Commons and Jefferson Commons in Louisville…

Louisville Entertainment

Apr 19 – Apr 27, 2014 – National Park Week

National Park Week is an annual event that features Wildflower Day, free cave tours, and Junior Ranger Day. …read more Source:: Louisville Entertainment       …