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Vandals damage homes, cars in E. Louisville neighborhood
LOUISVILLE, Ky. Louisville Metro Police are investigating dozens of reports of vandalism in neighborhoods along Meadowgate Lane and Erin Way in eastern Jefferson County.
Sat Sep 13, 2014
Grimes supporters rally as candidate opens W. Broadway office
Supporters of Alison Lundergan Grimes gathered in the west end of Louisville as the Democratic candidate for Senate opened a new campaign office with less than two months to go before the election. Grimes and her supporters stressed the importance of getting out the vote in Jefferson County, where Grimes holds a big lead in the polls.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Grayson News Gazette
Gubernatorial candidate visits GC
The election to determine Kentucky's next governor won't take place until 2015, but the race is already starting to pick up. Republican Kentucky Gubernatorial Candidate Hal Heiner, of Louisville, visited Grayson County on Wednesday, Sept.
Ronnie Shepherd, Adair Co., KY
Ronnie Shepherd, Adair Co., KY He was a native of Adair County, KY, and a resident of Jefferson County, KY at the time of his death. He was the son of the late Owen Hollis & Mary Frances Hitch Shepherd.
Slow start, fast finish for Louisville home builders?
It has been a slow start for new home construction in the Louisville area during the first half of 2014. But two area builders say the pace has picked up quite a bit in recent months.
Hazel St. homicide victim identified
The Jefferson County Coroner's Office says Chauncey Miles, 23, of Louisville, died at University Hospital shortly after the shooting. Louisville Metro Police were called to Hazel Street near Broadway around 4:30 a.m. Sept.
Attorneys say Louisville minimum wage increase would be 'invalid and unenforceable'
Several business groups are taking issue with Jefferson County Attorney Mike O'Connell 's opinion that state law would allow Louisville to set its own minimum wage. Attorneys for the Kentucky Restaurant Association, Greater Louisville Inc., the Kentucky Retail Federation and other Jefferson County employers said they don't believe Louisville Metro Council can legally pass such an ordinance, the Courier-Journal reported .
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Case from 2011 involved a 17 year old in commercial trafficking and heroin use.
The first human trafficking conviction in Jefferson County is secured. The case involved a 17 year old victim that was subjected to commercial sex trafficking and heroin use.
Lane closure on US 31W in Jefferson County, Friday
Lane closure on US 31W in Jefferson County, Friday By Chris Jessie KY Transportation Cabinet LOUISVILLE, KY - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet advises motorists that the right lane of northbound US 31W in Jefferson County will be closed at Katherine Station Road . KYTC crews will be paving the roadway following slide repairs from earlier this week.
Ready to Learn
Nearly half of incoming Jefferson County kindergarteners were not ready to learn when they started class last year, according to the 2014 Kids Count report released this week by Kentucky Youth Advocates. Clearly, that will slow their progress right out of the gate.
JCPS to hold meetings about proposed changes at Klondike Lane, Maupin
Ohio State, Michigan State and Michigan combined to lose by an average of more than 20 points last weekend, leaving a void at the top of Big Ten football. Who's Number One? Ohio State, Michigan State and Michigan combined to lose by an average of more than 20 points last weekend, leaving a void at the top of Big Ten football.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Controversial Louisville councilman debates, says he'll soon retire
Louisville Metro Councilman Dan Johnson largely avoided criticism from an opponent at a debate Wednesday, despite his recent troubles. John Witt, a 67-year-old retiree who's running as an Independent, said he didn't think the League of Women Voters' debate was the right place to criticize Johnson for the councilman's recent controversies.
JCPS hires team of mental health counselors to help students deal with trauma
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Jefferson County Public Schools has hired a new team to help its most vulnerable students.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
Lisa Hunt Montgomery, Taylor County, KY
Lisa Hunt Montgomery, Taylor County, KY She was a native of Jefferson County, KY, and a resident at the time of her death; she was formerly of Taylor County, KY.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
Beverly Long, 65, Casey Co., KY
Beverly Long, 65, Casey Co., KY She was a native of Jefferson County, KY and a resident of Casey County at the time of her death.
LEX 18 News Investigates: Military Gear In The Hands Of Kentucky Police
The images from Ferguson, Missouri, are startling: police officers, wearing camouflage tactical gear and flanked by a mine-resistant vehicle, pointing military-style rifles at civilians with their hands in the air.
Mother indicted for abuse arraigned, tells judge she's pregnant
On Aug. 28, a Jefferson County grand jury indicted Stephanie Adams, 24, on two counts of criminal abuse.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
Suspect, victim in PRP homicide ID'd
Both the victim and suspect in a deadly shooting in Pleasure Ridge Park Sunday night have been identified.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Mom arrested after 1-year-old twins found severely malnourished
Metro police said 24-year-old Stephanie Adams allowed her 1-year-old twins, a boy and a girl, to be severely malnourished and medically neglected.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
As competition grows, Middletown resurrects Chamber of Commerce
Middletown, the fourth class city in eastern Jefferson County, wants to make sure its unique businesses survive all of the nearby new competition.