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Former PRP basketball star dies after being shot near Buechel

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A former PRP High School basketball star is dead after being shot near Buechel early Thursday morning, according to Louisville Metro Police. Police say that 34-year-old Vincent Crutcher was shot in the 4000 block of Heatherview Road near Breckinridge Lane around 4:30 a.m. on Thursday. Crutcher...
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Tell City Police arrest two staying at local hotel

EVANSVILLE, Ind., (WEHT) — A drug investigation led to a drug bust in Tell City, Indiana. Anthony D. Spencer, age 40, of Corydon, Indiana, and Lillian M. Johnson, age 24, of Bloomington, Indiana were arrested Tuesday on multiple drug charges. Law agencies say they searched a local hotel room that Lillian Johnson and Anthony Spencer […]
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U.S. Army Private Admits Plotting Attack on Military Unit

NEW YORK (AP) — A U.S. Army private from Kentucky pleaded guilty Friday to charges that he plotted to murder members of his unit in an attack that he planned to carry out in 2020 on behalf of a group that promotes extreme violence to bring about the demise of Western civilization, authorities said.

Civil War Lebanon Junction, KY: Union General William Tecumseh Sherman left to set ablaze S. Carolina (KY Civil War 4/4)

This report is 4/4 in the: Intro to the Civil War in Kentucky, by TwoSq Media. General William Tecumseh Sherman was the son of an Ohio Supreme Court Justice. After his father's sudden death in 1829, the family lived with family and friend. William Sherman eventually found himself in the care of Senator Thomas Ewing, whom helped Sherman enroll in the United States Military Academy; he graduated sixth in his class in 1940, according to American Battlefied Trust.
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Coroner identifies man found shot to death inside Louisville home

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - Officials have identified the 46-year-old man found shot and killed inside a south Louisville home on Wednesday afternoon. Purnell Maddox was found dead around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday after Louisville Metro police officers were called to a home on the 11000 block of Nez Perce Way, according to the Jefferson County Coroner’s Office.

Abortion ends in Kentucky as Supreme Court strikes down Roe v. Wade due to trigger law

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Access to abortion ended abruptly in Kentucky Friday following the U.S. Supreme Court's reversal of Roe v. Wade, its landmark 1973 ruling establishing abortion as a constitutional right. That's because Kentucky is one of about a dozen states with a so-called trigger law enacted in 2019 that calls for an end to all abortion services should Roe v. Wade be struck down. It is allowed only  to save the life of a  patient or prevent disabling injury. ...

Film crew uses WDRB studio, control room for upcoming movie

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- While WDRB's studio and control room produces over 57 hours of newscasts during a typical week, it turned into a film set for a short period this weekend. On Saturday, the cast and film crew of a new television movie called "Just for Show" worked in...

Coroner identifies man killed in interstate motorcycle accident

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Louisville Metro Police’s Traffic Unit is investigating after a motorcyclist died overnight Friday. LMPD said officers responded to a motorcycle fatality just after 10:30 p.m. at I-265 southbound and I-64 westbound. Police say initial reports from witnesses indicate the motorcyclist laid his bike down...

Volunteers help low-income, elderly residents with free home repairs

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — An organization dedicated to helping low-income elderly and disabled homeowners gathered teams of volunteers Saturday to help with free home repairs. The New Directions Repair Affair went to multiple homes in Louisville and southern Indiana for various projects including landscaping, painting, power washing, deck repair and flooring replacement. Crews even helped with the construction of a wheelchair ramp.

Man charged with child abduction after 16-year-old girl and her baby went missing from Harvard

A man was charged with child abduction after a 16-year-old girl and her 5-month-old son went missing from Harvard on Wednesday. The two were located unharmed in Kentucky, police said. The Harvard Police Department responded around 9 p.m. Wednesday to the 200 block of West Roosevelt Street in Harvard for a report of a missing […] The post Man charged with child abduction after 16-year-old girl and her baby went missing from Harvard appeared first on Lake and McHenry County Scanner.

Coroner identifies victim in south Jefferson County fatal shooting

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The Jefferson County Coroner's Office has identified the victim of a deadly shooting in south Jefferson County on Wednesday. According to the coroner's office, 46-year-old Purnell Maddox of Louisville died from gunshot wounds. Louisville Metro Police spokesperson Alicia Smiley said Thursday that Maddox was found dead...