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Police arrest suspect in west Louisville night club shooting that left 6 people hurt

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Louisville Metro Police have arrested a suspect in a west Louisville nightclub shooting that left six people hurt. According to LMPD Sgt. John Bradley, 31-year-old Kenneth Mattingly Jr. was arrested Friday around 5 p.m. The shooting happened at Cole's Place on West Kentucky

WDRB.COM - 2018-03-24 14:55:00

LMPD: Alleged Cole's Place shooter arrested

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The alleged Cole's Place shooter has been arrested by Louisville Metro Police. LMPD Sgt. John Bradley confirmed that Kenneth Mattingly Jr.,31. was arrested around 5 PM Friday. Mattingly was charged with six counts of assault, Bradley said. The shooting happened just before

WAVE 3 - 2018-03-24 14:00:34

Several Louisville streets shut down for Rodes City 10K

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Several Louisville streets will be shut down Saturday morning for the second leg of the Triple Crown of Running. The Rodes City 10K is scheduled to start at 8 a.m. The race will begin and end at 1st Street and Broadway. All of the money raised from the race will go towards

WDRB.COM - 2018-03-24 12:10:00

Rollover crash leaves 5 injured

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Five people, including a pedestrian, are being treated for injuries after a rollover crash in downtown Louisville. The accident happened at Muhammad Ali Boulevard and Second Street around 9:20 a.m. Louisville Metro police say the driver of a vehicle heading south on Second St

WAVE 3 - 2018-03-23 14:40:32

Local man arrested on firearm and drug-related charges

Ivan Carlos Chavez-Lozaya Police arrested a local man on firearm and drug-related charges after he was spotted on Sycamore Street in Columbus and officers realized he was wanted on two arrest warrants. Officers saw Ivan Carlos Chavez-Lozaya, 28, Columbus, sitting in a vehicle in the 1500 block of Sy

REPUBLIC - 2018-03-23 13:10:41

Tardy release of police memo fuels suspicion in U of L escort scandal | Tim Sullivan

Courier Journal's Jeff Greer breaks down the process of what happens going forward now that the NCAA infractions appeals committee has ruled in the Katina Powell escort scandal. Something stinks. Something doesn't add up. Assessing the University of Louisville's much-delayed release of the campus

COURIER-JOURNAL - 2018-03-23 21:36:26

Louisville police officer adopts puppy rescued during traffic stop

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB/WKYT) A dog rescued during a traffic stop was adopted this week by the officer who found her. "I have two rescues at home. I love rescuing dogs, it's kinda my thing," said Officer Jeffrey Emerich. Emerich found the dog during a traffic stop. That driver, Dezmond Jones, pleaded

WKYT 27 - 2018-03-24 16:46:00

Employees of 2 more Louisville food service establishments diagnosed with hepatitis A

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Employees at two local food service establishments have been diagnosed with hepatitis A, according to a news release from the Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness. Authorities say an employee of the Kroger at 520 North 35th Street has been diagnosed wit

WDRB.COM - 2018-03-23 22:00:00

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

Louisville producer first backed box office smash

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - "Dad, I think this would be a great movie," his daughter said. Daughter was right. And dad listened. Tony Young is the President of City On A Hill, a Louisville based Christian multimedia company. He had gotten behind Christian films before, but this time he became the first

WAVE 3 - 2018-03-24 02:05:27

Credit card skimming devices found at 2 locations in St. Matthews

ST. MATTHEWS, Ky. (WDRB) -- No matter where you live, criminals are out to get your credit and debit card information. St. Matthews Police want you to be vigilant when you use your card. Recently, a skimmer was found at a pump at the Marathon gas station on Breckinridge Lane. On Thursday, another sk

WDRB.COM - 2018-03-23 03:46:00

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


LMPD: Louisville man shot male victim several times

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Louisville Metro Police have arrested a man authorities say shot a male victim several times. Franklin Wells, 59, was arrested on Wednesday, March 21. According to an arrest report, Wells allegedly shot a man several times on Monday, March 19, in the area of South 24th Stre


Katina Powell, Andre McGee ran 'criminal syndicate,' U of L police concluded in 2016 investigation

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) - The University of Louisville police department determined that self-described madam Katina Powell and former Louisville basketball aide Andre McGee operated a "criminal syndicate" on campus for four years and should be charged with multiple felony crimes, according to a summ


Former Miss Kentucky USA receives probation on drug smuggling charge

LIMA, OH (WAVE) - A former Miss Kentucky USA will not serve time for trying to smuggle marijuana into an Ohio prison. In May 2017, Kia Hampton, 28, of Louisville, was found with a marijuana-filled balloon at the Allen-Oakwood Correctional Institution. Hampton was visiting her boyfriend who was an in


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


KYTC: Ice causes several crashes on I-65 ramp in Louisville

The crashes were reported on the ramp from Interstate 65 southbound to Interstate 265 northbound around 4:45 a.m. Thursday. (Source: WAVE 3 News) LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Ice has caused several crashes on an interstate ramp in Louisville, according to Kentucky Transportation Cabinet officials. The cr


Kentucky Bourbon Barrel announces $850,000 expansion as it relocates Louisville cooperage

Kentucky Bourbon Barrel LLC, a full-service used bourbon and whiskey barrel cooperage, will invest $850,000 and create 35 full-time jobs over the next five years as it relocates its Louisville operation. KBB will move from Rochester Drive to West Hill Street. Renovations on the new facility will sta

KYFORWARD.COM - 2018-03-23 05:02:33

VIDEO UPDATE | Louisville man who dropped pants in court apologizes to judge

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A Louisville man who was sentenced to seven days in jail after he dropped his pants in court last week has been released after he apologized to the judge. On March 14, 20-year-old Austin Boone appeared in Jefferson District Courtroom 203, to answer for charges of speeding 2


Louisville man accused of selling pot at a JCPS school

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A Louisville man has been arrested after police say a teacher spotted him selling marijuana at a local high school. It happened at Southern High School on Preston Highway, near Miles Lane, on Monday afternoon, according to an arrest report. Police say a teacher saw 19-year-