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Louisville men accused of leading juvenile accomplices on cell phone theft sprees

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Louisville Metro Police say they've arrested two men after they and a number of juveniles stole smart phones from several stores in the Louisville area. According to arrest reports, 18-year-old Dominique Taylor, 19-year-old Antwan Toogood and two juveniles walked into the V

WDRB.COM - 2018-03-22 17:33:00

Prosecutors seek September trial in death of Army vet

A murder case bog-ged down by the wait for DNA test results could head to trial as early as September, two years after a U.S. Army veteran was found beaten to death in his Radcliff apartment. Aaron Lee Pearson, 25, of Rad-cliff, is charged in the Sept. 7, 2016, death of Norman Hall, 71, who lived by

NEWS ENTERPRISE - 2018-03-23 03:00:15

Suspect found not guilty of murder in connection with 21-year-old man's death in 2013

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A man charged in connection to a home invasion and fatal shooting in Pleasure Ridge Park in 2013 was found not guilty. Charles Washington was one of four people arrested after 21-year-old Paul Barber was shot and killed. LMPD said it happened during a break-in at his apartm

WDRB.COM - 2018-03-23 06:13:00

Hardin County Sheriff's Office using new tool to dispose of dangerous drugs

ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (WDRB) -- The Hardin County Sheriff's office has a new in disposing of dangerous drugs. On Tuesday, Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear dropped off 250 Deterra Drug Deactivation pouches, which are part of a statewide push by Beshear to make drug disposal safer, allowing for dep

WDRB.COM - 2018-03-22 01:29:00

Unsolved Bardstown murders and missing persons cases addressed at state capitol

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WDRB) -- For the first time Wednesday, Bardstown's unsolved crimes were brought to the state capitol. Sherry Ballard and her family members were introduced in Frankfort on both the House and Senate floors hoping to raise awareness for the unsolved missing and murdered persons cases i

WDRB.COM - 2018-03-22 03:57:00

Residents show support for medical cannabis at Elizabethtown City Hall

Car horns could be heard inside council chambers Monday at Elizabethtown City Hall, as supporters of medical cannabis rallied outside the building. Julie Cantwell of Rin-ey-ville, who spoke with Hardin Fiscal Court on the matter last month, said supporters were told they were not allowed to speak ab


No children injured in school bus accidents

Contrary to talk around town, there were no serious school bus accidents Wednesday morning, and no children were injured. "My phone has been blowing up," said Todd Hood, the transportation director for the Bardstown School District. Hood said there was one bus that was stopped to turn on Fourth St

KENTUCKY STANDARD - 2018-03-21 17:48:00

Candidates get down to business in Vine Grove

Three of the four candidates seeking to sit in the mayor's office fielded questions Thursday night at Vine Grove City Hall. In turn, Morris Coffey, Pam Ogden and Keena Straney touted their experience and leadership at a 55-minute candidate forum staged by the Radcliff Small Business Alliance. A crow

NEWS ENTERPRISE - 2018-03-23 08:00:24

Morningside students portray famous Kentuckians

In the name of research, Anthony Ratcliffe has eaten his fair share of Kentucky Fried Chicken over the past few weeks. Anthony, a fourth-grader at Morningside Elementary School in Elizabethtown, portrayed the fast food chain's founder, Colonel Harland Sanders, Thursday at his school's annual living

NEWS ENTERPRISE - 2018-03-23 06:05:26

Police interrupt steady stream of customers to arrest Louisville woman accused of selling spice out of her home

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A Louisville woman has been arrested after police say she was caught selling spice out of her home -- and police say they interrupted a steady stream of customers while they were there. According to an arrest report, Louisville Metro Police executed a search warrant at the

WDRB.COM - 2018-03-21 18:49:00

Heavy equipment repaired at E'town facility

Enprotech Industrial Tech-nologies has been a part of the Elizabethtown industry community since 1981. The Kentucky division of the company is at 223 Pet-er-son Drive in Eliza-bethtown. Rick Robertson, manager of Kentucky Operations, said the company originally started as a privately owned business

NEWS ENTERPRISE - 2018-03-23 00:00:10

6-year-old's conversation overheard by school cafeteria worker leads to arrest of Floyd County man

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A six-year-old's story at a school lunch table resulted in a 67-year old man facing child molestation charges. Court records say the little girl told friends graphic details about Keith Mohney touching her private area. She also said they, "have fun and play games in his ch


Radcliff Elementary, North Park employees volunteer at Feeding America

Employees from Radcliff Elementary and North Park Elementary schools gather while volunteering at Feeding America, Kentucky's Heartland in Elizabethtown. The group of more than 30 people spent a few hours at the volunteer center, where they helped pack food for the agency's various programs. These p

NEWS ENTERPRISE - 2018-03-21 15:53:20

School schedules impacted by snowy weather

The spring snow is creating a school holiday today. Hardin County, Elizabethtown, St. James, West Point and Fort Knox schools all are closed today. Neighboring districts in Meade, Breckinridge, Bullitt, Nelson and Hart counties also are closed. LaRue County and Grayson County schools announced plans


Horse Cave mayor fires one officer, suspends two others, names interim chief

Horse Cave Mayor Randall Curry has fired Officer Larry Dale Martin and suspended police Chief Sean Henry and rookie police Officer Chris Trulock without pay. Officer David Graves was appointed interim police chief. "All the termination and suspensions started as of Friday," Curry said referring to t


E'town board approves amended school calendar

The last day of school for Elizabethtown students is scheduled for May 31 after the district's board approved an amended calendar Monday night. The last day for staff is June 1. Elizabethtown High School seniors graduate at 10 a.m. June 2. "This pushes back our end of school by one week," EIS Superi


Elizabethtown Police: Missing teen found safe

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) - Authorities in Elizabethtown say a missing teen has been safe, hours after she was reported missing from her home. Police say 17-year-old Kayla Floyd was found Monday evening. LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) - Authorities in Elizabethtown say a missing teen has been safe, hours a


Local runner now knows she's stronger than she thought

At 69, Shirley Haslar took on running as a way to exercise. She turns 70 in April and said she has plenty more races to go. The Bonnieville native has lived in Elizabethtown for 11 years. She lives here to be closer to her four grandsons in Eliza-bethtown and Bowling Green. She retired from the fede


4 people indicted for stealing more than $500,000 from Bullitt County business

SHEPHERDSVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A four-year Secret Service investigation in Bullitt County has ended, and four people have been indicted. A federal grand jury indicted the Thomas and Tammy Rucker, Michelle McIntosh and Joy Newton for wire fraud. The indictment says Tammy Tucker, a senior administrator


Louisville man arrested more than 2 years after allegedly robbing Family Dollar

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A Louisville man has been accused of robbing a local discount store and attacking a woman who tried to stop him years ago. According to an arrest report, the incident took place on Nov. 16, 2015, just after 8:30 p.m., at the Family Dollar at 3277 Taylor Boulevard, near Earl