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  1. The Battle After the Blaze: An invisible threat turning deadly for firefightersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | WHAS11

    ... black lung is an unfortunate risk of being a coal miner. You know, this is ours," Sgt. Joshua Johnson with the Jeffersontown Fire Department said. Cancer is the number one killer of firefighters, current first responders must deal with the loss of ...


  2. Top NewsCollegiate Ticker - Oct. 10, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 10 | Bowl

    ... team. In other USBC Collegiate action over the weekend: - At the Louisville Collegiate Classic in Jeffersontown, Kentucky, the Pikeville men and Martin Methodist women each edged out victories. - At the Thomas Burris Memorial Classic in Louisville, ...


  3. Questions about evidence collection raised in case of man charged with murder of ex-cheerleaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 21 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    ... three hours after the accident, Caraway was spotted walking along the Snyder near the Taylorsville Road by a Jeffersontown police officer. The officer said Caraway appeared to be intoxicated, was wearing no shirt or shoes and had injuries that were ...


  4. E-cigarette advocates and critics differ on FDA's crackdown on sales to minorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | WDRB-TV Louisville

    JEFFERSONTOWN, Ky.  -- The FDA sent warning letters last week to five manufacturers and 1,300 retailers, including 21 in Kentucky, for selling e-cigarettes to minors.


  5. Weekender: What to Do Around Louisville September 14 - 16Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2018 |

    The 49th year! Over 100 arts & crafts vendors travel from across the country to showcase their talents, and over 100 area business, civic & nonprofit organizations come to spread awareness at this 3-day event. Centered in the small-town ambiance of Gaslight Square, the festival has evolved into a time-honored tradition of Jeffersontown.


  6. Gaslight Festival Parade to march through the heart of JeffersontownRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2018 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    From a show of patriotism, to kids and families cheering on their community, the Gaslight Festival Parade will march down the heart of Jeffersontown Thursday bringing the city to life. More than 100 attractions will take over Taylorsville Road and Watterson Trail.


  7. Louisville man admits to shooting out windows of KSP cruiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2018 | KFVS12

    A Louisville man has been accused of shooting out the windows to a Kentucky State Police cruiser in Henry County. Elijah Bellaphant, 22, is facing felony charges for the act, which police said he admitted to during an interview at the Jeffersontown Police Department.


  8. Joint training shows firefighter recruits the - real deal'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2018 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    Once a month, firefighters from Okolona, Jeffersontown and Camp Taylor fire departments join together to train. On this day they welcomed some new recruits with an intense exercise.


  9. Jeffersontown Police searching for men accused of stealing televisionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2018 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    Jeffersontown Police are searching for two men who they say broke into the restaurant of the Ramada Hotel, located at 9700 Bluegrass Parkway, and stole two 55a 2' Samsung televisions.


  10. Ladder-maker Werner Co. to close Louisville plant, ship jobs to MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2018 | WDRB-TV Louisville

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Werner Co., the maker of ladders and other products, will shutter its plant in the Jeffersontown area and lay off all 118 workers by March of 2019.


  11. Services set for Tuskegee Airman Frank WeaverRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2018 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    ... 3815 Newburg Road. There will also be visitation from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. that evening at First Baptist Church of Jeffersontown, 10600 Watterson Trail, where Weaver was a deacon. The funeral for Weaver is 11 a.m. Saturday, August 25 at First Baptist ...


  12. Cancer death of Jefferson Co. firefighter highlights dangers on the jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2018 | WDRB-TV Louisville

    ... at the firehouse off Taylorsville Road and on the side of a firetruck even now that the department merged with Jeffersontown Fire.  Cancer forced Gossman to medically retire in 2016. He passed away on Friday. Amback said it was like another gut ...


  13. Jefferson County firefighter loses battle with cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2018 | WDRB-TV Louisville

    ... He is survived by his wife and children. His son Joshua currently serves as a career firefighter for the Jeffersontown Fire Department.  Gossman is the eighth Jefferson County firefighter to die from cancer within the last three years, and the ...


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

    Aug 10, 2018 | 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 ...


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

    Aug 7, 2018 | 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 ...


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

    Aug 6, 2018 | 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 ...


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

    Aug 3, 2018 | 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 ...


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

    Aug 1, 2018 | 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 ...


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

    Aug 1, 2018 | 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.


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

    Jul 28, 2018 | 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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