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4-star WR William Fowles commits to Louisville football

The University of Louisville football's Class of 2023 added another weapon on Tuesday night. In a bit of a surprising and late-night commitment, Hialeah, Fla., four-star wide receiver William Fowles announced on social media that he has committed to the Cardinals. Fowles had over 30 total scholarship offers on the table. He will play his senior season at Hollywood Avant Garde.

Judicial Rubber-Stamping of Search Warrants Can Be Deadly

According to a federal indictment unsealed last week, Breonna Taylor, a 26-year-old EMT and aspiring nurse who was killed during a 2020 drug raid in Louisville, Kentucky, died because a cop lied. According to a 2019 federal indictment, the same is true of Dennis Tuttle and Rhogena Nicholas, a middle-aged couple killed during a drug raid in Houston that year.
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Pup Who Lost Half Her Muzzle From Gunshot Wound Finally Gets Adopted!

This Jack Russell terrier/retriever mix who lost half of her muzzle to a gunshot wound finally gets adopted from a shelter in Kentucky. After surviving a gunshot in 2018, Nona spent time at the Kentucky Humane Society while she waited to find her forever home. Just a few weeks ago, the Kentucky Humane Society posted to Facebook in search of a family for Nona, who is now five years old.

Traffic alert: Crash on I-64 west shuts down all lanes

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A crash on I-64 west, just before the Sherman Minton Bridge, has shut down all lanes. according to traffic officials. TRIMARC reported there was a two-vehicle crash that happened just after 10:30 p.m. Officials have not said what caused the crash or if anyone was injured.

Teen Charged With Shooting At Restaurant

A 16-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with a shooting at a Long John Silver’s restaurant in west Louisville. Alicia Smiley, a spokeswoman for the Louisville Metro Police Department, said officers were called to the 3400 block of West Broadway in the Shawnee neighborhood just after 8:15 p.m. Friday night.

DNA results confirm body found is missing 4-year-old Serenity McKinney. Mother, boyfriend charged with murder.

The Bullitt County Coroner’s Office has confirmed a body found in February is that of a four-year-old girl missing from Shelby County since December 2020. Bullitt County Coroner Dave Billings said DNA results from the Kentucky State Police crime lab confirmed the body is that of Serenity McKinney. The body was found near the 1300 block of Skyview Road in West Point, a densely wooded area near the Jefferson/Bullitt County line.

‘Breonna Taylor’ Chants Drown Out Kentucky AG Daniel Cameron’s Speech

Cameron has faced renewed criticism over his office’s investigation of police actions during the botched deadly no-knock raid that killed Taylor on March 13, 2020. Dozens of Democrats chanted “Breonna Taylor” throughout Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron’s speech at the 142nd annual picnic hosted by St. Jerome Catholic Church on Saturday. The event occurred just two days after the U.S. Department of Justice charged four current and former Louisville Metro police officers in connection with Taylor’s death.

'Four years is not long enough': Family of Serenity McKinney celebrate her 5th birthday days after remains identified

SHELBYVILLE, Ky. — The family of Serenity McKinney celebrated what would have been her 5th birthday just days after her remains were positively identified. "Four years is not long enough, but we remember everything. We were lucky to get the pictures we got, the videos we got, and the memories we have with her. All of us. She touched everybody," said grandmother Aundria Wainscott.
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Woman killed in weekend Fern Creek shooting

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - The name of a woman killed in a weekend shooting in Fern Creek has been released. Rebecca Richardson, 26, died after being shot on Saturday, August 6. The shooting happened in the 8400 block of Ferndale Road. Louisville Metro police say officers were called there around 6:30 p.m. on a report of a corpse. The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office determined that Richardson died from gunshot wounds and ruled the manner of death as murder.