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  1. Jeffersontown Police chief defends officer who tased man, killing himRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 10 | WDRB-TV Louisville

     Jeffersontown Police Chief Sam Rogers says he stands by the actions of Officer Manuel Cruz, who tased a man July 19 who later died. "With this incident, though a deadly force response to the threat he was presented with to himself and to other ...

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  2. JCPS security plan differs from smaller districts like Oldham CoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 7 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    ... The JCPS proposal ends current School Resource Officers contracts after this year with agencies like LMPD and Jeffersontown Police, and creates a JCPS security team of trained officers with police powers. Those officers who would answer to a head of ...

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  3. JCPS board to vote on plan to eliminate SROsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 6 | WDRB-TV Louisville

    ... officers and replace them with officers hired by the district. A debate was sparked in November 2017 of a Jeffersontown Police officer using a Taser on a student at Jeffersontown High School after the teenager allegedly attacked the school resource ...

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  4. JCPS plan to create own police force is news to agencies under SRO contractsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 3 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    ... incident that really got the conversation and controversy going was on Nov. 1, 2017. There was a fight between Jeffersontown Police officers and students at Jeffersontown High School that ended with two arrests and one student tased. School board ...

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  5. Mom wants answers after son is tased, dies one day laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 1 | WHAS11

    ... brain. She said she made the tough decision to take her 32-year-old son off life support. Worse, she said, was Jeffersontown Police do not have any video of the incident because police officers in the city are not equipped with body cameras. In ...

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  6. Man dies after being tased by Jeffersontown PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 1 | WDRB-TV Louisville

    In a release, the department said police were flagged down near the Home Towne Studios on Taylorsville Road on the morning of July 19. The person let them know about a man who was reportedly armed with a knife. The release said the man ignored commands to drop the weapon, so the officer used his taser.

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  7. Young People in Recovery seeks to help those struggling with substance addictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 28 | WHAS11

    ... working on eliminating the stigma that will often keep people from seeking help. "There is a way out," Jeffersontown Police Major Brittney Garrett, the leader of the department's Angel Program helping people fight substance abuse, said. "There is ...

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  8. Jeffersontown PD Angel Program helps more than 60 people facing addition in first 2 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 28 | WDRB-TV Louisville

    ... the right help can be even harder, but now more and more people are turning to police. The Angel Program with Jeffersontown Police has helped more than 60 people since its inception in August of 2016. The program breaks down barriers between people ...

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  9. Sunday Edition | Bike lanes peddle into Louisville's race for mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 27 | WDRB-TV Louisville

    ... broader road-widening project. State lawmakers also dedicated $1.3 million for a bike and pedestrian trail in Jeffersontown in eastern Jefferson County. That project is meant to extend a previous trail and ultimately connect the suburban city's ...

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  10. Ohio Valley Regional youth baseball: Janesville 13U opens with two winsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 27 | The Janesville Gazette

    Janesville's 13U Babe Ruth Baseball tournament team opened Ohio Valley Regional play Friday in Munster, Indiana, with a pair of wins. In the opener, Janesville used an eight-run fourth inning to pull away to an 11-2 win over defending Ohio Valley Regional champion Jeffersontown, Kentucky.

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  11. Sunday Edition | Louisville's newest landlord: Wall StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 20 | WDRB-TV Louisville

    ... homes in middle-income areas of Jefferson County, largely in a swath spanning from Pleasure Ridge Park to Jeffersontown, according to a WDRB review of records from the County Clerk's office, the Property Valuation Administrator and the Kentucky ...

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  12. It's the first Kroger Marketplace to come to Louisville's East End.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 21 | WHAS11

    The 120,000-square-foot Marketplace store, at 9080 Taylorsville Road in Jeffersontown, officially opened for business today. It is the first Marketplace to open in Louisville's East End.

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  13. Ohio Valley Regional youth baseball: Janesville teams open pool playRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 20 | The Janesville Gazette

    Brady Ausen, Chase Barr and Carson Biddick combined to no-hit Olentangy, Ohio, in an 8-0 victory in Jeffersontown, Kentucky. Biddick also doubled as one of three hits for Janesville in the victory, and he was named the team's player of the game.

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  14. New Middletown Police Department swears in its first employeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 17 | WDRB-TV Louisville

    ... patrol the areas and just be visible," she said. "I think visibility is definitely something that helps." The Jeffersontown Police Department donated two police cars to neighboring Middletown, a new department that will cost $250,000 a year to run ...

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  15. Car slams into Jeffersontown apartment complexRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2018 | WDRB-TV Louisville

    It happened just after 8:30 p.m. at apartments on Viewpointe Drive in the neighborhood near Taylorsville Road and Watterson Trail. MetroSafe says no one was hurt, but there was a big hole left in the side of one apartment.

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  16. Man accused of robbing store, attempting to rape clerk arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2018 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    ... family assume the mother of five is dead, but her body has never been found and no one's ever been charged. Jeffersontown Police are investigating a theft at Craig and Landreth on Hurstbourne Parkway. It's located just off Interstate 64. ...

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  17. Louisville fire districts merge to better use resources, improve serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2018 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    ... The St. Matthews Fire Protection District and the Lyndon Fire Protection District merged on Sunday. The Jeffersontown and McMahan Departments also became a single entity. The new entity will be one of the larger EMS and fire services in suburban ...

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  18. J-town Beer Festival takes the taste outside I-264Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2018 | LEO Weekly

    Jeffersontown, east of Louisville proper, is a town of about 27,000 people that has been around since the late 1700s. It's a classic example of an American small town, with plenty of local businesses, a chamber of commerce and people who raise families.

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  19. Pharmacist arrested for getting prescription drugs illegallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2018 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    Gary L. Yelton, 61, of Louisville, is charged with obtaining controlled substances by fraud, false statement or forgery and unauthorized procurement of controlled substance. Yelton was a pharmacist at the Jeffersontown CVS, located at 9575 Taylorsville Road.

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  20. Jeffersontown White Castle Employee Diagnosed With Hep ARead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2018 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Officials say anyone who ate at the location on Greene Way near Stoneybrook between May 29 and June 8, may have been exposed to the virus. FRANKFORT, Ky.

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