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16 hrs ago | The Courier-Journal
Fern Creek High School principal Houston Barber has been named the new principal at the Academy @ Shawnee.
What's the best route to energy independence?
Do gun control laws need to be more or less strict than they are now?
20 hrs ago | The Courier-Journal
After months of discussion, the financially strapped Lyndon Protection District has decided to forge a contract with the Louisville Division of Fire to take over operation of the Lyndon fire service.
Yesterday | WAVE-TV Louisville
The victim of a deadly shooting in Louisville's Russell neighborhood has been identified as a 17-year-old boy.
Yesterday | The Courier-Journal
Seriously, how can she say with a straight face that budget deficits shrink under Democrats, and allude to President Obama's long daily to-do list, which presumably includes a few items regarding Obamacare, on the same day that he announces that he and his family will leave this Friday on yet another 17-day vacation in Hawaii? RALPH KOSLIK ... (more)
LOUISVILLE, Ky. Authorities are asking for your help in locating a missing Jefferson County man.
Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer says priorities for tight money argue against making major repairs to Jefferson County's Fiscal Court building.
A Louisville man has been charged with ramming a shopping cart carrying his autistic son into a concrete pole at a Walmart Sunday.
In front of thousands of people and on-stage, Joshua Clemons proposed to Kim Martin at the JT concert at the KFC Yum! Center.
A former teacher for both Jefferson County and Bullitt County Public Schools returned to court Monday following accusations he had an inappropriate relationship with a Bullitt County student.
The jackpot for Tuesday night's Mega Millions drawing has been raised to an estimated $586 million, with a one-time cash option of $316.5 million, officials of the multi-state lottery game said Monday.
It sounds like a contradiction in terms: collaborative divorce. But in a process invented in 1990 by a Minneapolis divorce lawyer burned out on cutthroat litigation, both spouses pledge to be honest and respectful.
The state has agreed to pay 140 social workers in Jefferson County more than $175,000 in unpaid overtime as part of a settlement with the U.S. Department of Labor over federal wage violations.
There are about 80 traffic accidents in Louisville every day. Most aren't serious but on average, seven people die every month on Jefferson County roads and police say a big chunk of those numbers are caused by distracted driving.
The Jewish Heritage Fund for Excellence Inc. has completed a deal for the $4.7 million purchase and partial lease back of the 150-acre Standard Country Club property off Ky.