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7 shot at Louisville nightclub

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Louisville Metro Police are investigating after a gunman opened fire inside a popular nightclub in the Parkland neighborhood. The shooting happened just before three Saturday morning at Cole's Place which is located in the 2900 block of West Kentucky Street. LMPD confirmed th

WAVE 3 - 2018-03-17 09:27:11

LMPD responds after 6 people shot in the Parkland neighborhood

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Louisville Metro Police responded early Saturday morning after six people were shot in the Parkland neighborhood. LMPD spokesperson Dwight Mitchell says officers were called to Cole's Place on West Kentucky Street Saturday around 3 a.m. Police say when officers arrived, the

WDRB.COM - 2018-03-17 12:47:00

7 injured, 1 dead in 2 separate overnight shootings

Louisville, Ky. (WHAS11) - Officers are investigating after two separate overnight shootings that left one dead. The first incident happened around 12:30 a.m. on Saturday. Louisville Metro Police responded to a call of a shooting in the 2100 block of Duncan St. When officers arrived, they reported f

WHAS 11 - 2018-03-17 12:30:00

1 man killed in overnight shooting in Portland neighborhood

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Louisville Metro Police are investigating a fatal shooting that happened early Saturday morning in the Portland neighborhood. LMPD spokesperson Dwight Mitchell says it happened on Duncan Street near Dr. W. J. Hodge Street. A call about the shooting was received around 12:3

WDRB.COM - 2018-03-17 11:00:00

Police investigating shooting in south Louisville

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Louisville Metro Police are investigating a shooting that happened early Sunday morning in south Louisville. A MetroSafe supervisor says officers were called to Hillpark Drive, near Blue Lick Road, just before 3 a.m. Officials say one person was shot. There's no word on the

WDRB.COM - 2018-03-18 12:52:00

VIDEO | Footage taken inside Louisville night club shows moments before shooting that left 6 injured

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Louisville Metro Police are investigating after a shooting at a Louisville night club left six people injured. LMPD spokesperson Dwight Mitchell said officers were called to Cole's Place on West Kentucky Street in the Parkland neighborhood on Saturday around 3 a.m. on a re

WDRB.COM - 2018-03-17 12:47:00

Feds accuse 4 suspects of scamming money by posing as a wounded veterans charity

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Four people are accused of stealing from wounded veterans by posing as a charity and scamming donations. On Friday, federal prosecutors outlined the elaborate scheme they say the suspects were involved in. They say the four people scammed more than 1,000 victims in our are

WDRB.COM - 2018-03-16 18:35:00

'Godfather of Grass' sentenced to 57 months in prison

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- The "Godfather of Grass," who fled to Canada after being indicted on federal drug charges and spent eight years on the run, was sentenced Thursday to almost five years in federal prison.Wisconsin Students Learning Hydroponic Farming U.S. District Judge Charles R. Simpson III in Lo

TMJ4.COM - 2018-03-17 21:40:13

U of L football recruit Jairus Brents arrested for alleged theft

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A traffic stop led to the arrest of a top University of Louisville football recruit Wednesday morning, according to court documents. An arrest report states that 18-year-old Jairus Brents was taken into custody. Police say he was seen driving over 30 miles above the speed l

WDRB.COM - 2018-03-16 17:56:00

Bus driver helps aid Portland shooting victim

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Police are investigating a shooting that took place Friday morning in the Portland neighborhood. It happened around 5:40 a.m. in the 200 block of North 25th Street. "Once I heard the gun shots, I knew it was so close," a bus driver for the Kidz Club, a medical care facility,

WAVE 3 - 2018-03-16 17:15:45

SWAT standoff ends near Iroquois High School; suspect in custody

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A nearly five-hour standoff ended when a police SWAT team took a suspect into custody Thursday afternoon. It's not clear why the unidentified man barricaded himself inside a home near Iroquois High School, prompting the standoff just before noon in the 1400 block of Arling Av


1 shot in Portland neighborhood

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Louisville Metro police are investigating after one person was shot in the Portland neighborhood. The shooting was reported in the 200 block of North 25th Street around 5:40 a.m. Friday, according to MetroSafe. The victim was taken to University of Louisville Hospital. The co


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Louisville police officers who fatally shot a homeless man in 2017 won't be charged

Three police officers who fatally shot a man inside a vacant house last year will not face criminal charges. Jefferson Commonwealth's Attorney Tom Wine found the Louisville Metro police officers were justified in using deadly force against 32-year-old William Young Jr., whom officers encountered on

COURIER-JOURNAL - 2018-03-16 12:21:31

Police say 'numerous complaints' led to arrests after drugs found in home in Jeffersontown area

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A man and a woman were arrested early Thursday morning after police say they found heroin, methamphetamine and marijuana inside their east Louisville home. According to arrest reports, police had already received "numerous complaints" when they executed a search warrant Mar


Louisville man accused of stealing more than $100,000 from employer

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A Louisville man has been arrested after police say he stole over $100,000 from his employer. According to an arrest report, the thefts happened during the period beginning with Aug. 11, 2016, and ending on Nov. 9, 2017. Police say 37-year-old Bradley Rieber wrote 17 checks


Bill to increase benefits for families of police who die in the line of duty comes closer to becoming law

FRANKFORT - Legislation which would raise benefits for family members of those state employees who die in the line of duty was unanimously passed by a House committee. House Bill 185, sponsored by Rep. John Blanton, R-Salyersville, would cover a fallen officer's family's health insurance in the even


Pedestrian hit, killed on Dixie Highway identified

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Officials have identified a pedestrian killed on Dixie Highway at Watson Lane. John Whitfill, 67, died of blunt force trauma when he collided with a vehicle on Tuesday night, according to the Jefferson County Coroner's Office. Police said the man appeared to have been crossin


LMPD asks for public's help to identify suspects in Dixie Highway burglaries

The Louisville Metro Police Department is asking for the public's help to identify suspects the department says are responsible for a number of burglaries in the Dixie Highway area. The Louisville Metro Police Department is asking for the public's help to identify suspects the department says are re


Police arrest woman in connection with fatal shooting in Okolona

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A Louisville woman is facing a murder charge after a man was killed outside a liquor store in Okolona last month. Loren Sparks, 19, is the second person charged in connection with the murder of 22-year-old Michael Winters. Police say James Edward Joiner III shot Winters an