Crime

  Healthcare facility where vegetative woman gave birth ordered to find new management

State regulators issued a letter ordering the facility to hire a third-party manager following visits that they say raised “several significant concerns.”

Pair accused of using counterfeit cash at Kroger stores in Bardstown and E-town

Couple injured in crash that killed LMPD detective prepares to file suit

Woman shot, critically injured in Old Louisville neighborhood

Trial of man charged in nightclub shooting set to begin

CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Police search for gunman who robbed PRP gas station

Three arrested on drug charges in Vine Grove

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KSP Vehicle Investigation Branch cracks 2007 case

On Broadway, gas station still fueling controversy

Border Patrol arrests sex offender linked to Kentucky

LMPD investigates homicide in southeast Louisville

Accused Kroger killer back in court

Man injured in wreck that killed LMPD detective has been identified

Trimble County man charged with rape, sexual assault of a child

According to the arrest report, the suspect, Roger Glahn, admitted to inappropriately touching the 8-year-old child on three between occasions October and November 2018.

Man charged in rape, burglaries at UofL student housing

The properties where the incidents occurred are managed, but not owned, by the University of Louisville.

Man charged with violent assault on 14-year-old boy

The assault happened in the basement of a home on New Year's Day.

Truck carrying $10 million worth of liquid meth seized by investigators in Georgia

Authorities arrested the owner of the auto repair shop where the truck was found on accusations of smuggling the drugs from Mexico.

Police: UPS driver stole packages, sold luxury items on eBay

Arrests made after Price Hill snowball incident

Police: Man stole from Thornton’s, fought off-duty officer in middle of street

Woman accused of driving drunk to ‘teach her son a lesson’ appears in court

Louisville man charged with rape, accused of pulling gun on girlfriend

Jayme Closs' alleged kidnapper charged, has bail set at $5 million

  Father of missing armored truck driver: ‘I thought I knew my son’

Louisville police and the FBI are searching for 29-year-old Mark Espinosa, who disappeared from Louisville on Dec. 5 with an undisclosed amount of cash near the Jefferson Mall.

15 arrested in 14 days by new sheriff’s zero tolerance drug policy

Sheriff Jerry Goodin started his zero tolerance policy for drug offenses.

EPD releases names, body cam video in VFW shooting investigation

The shooting happened Sunday night at the VFW Post 1114 on Wabash Avenue.

Convicted child killer murdered by cellmate in OK prison, officials say

The man was sentenced to life without parole after a jury found him guilty in the murder of an 8-year-old girl who went missing from her home in 1997.

Police recover car stolen from church parking lot, arrest Louisville man

Police have arrested a Louisville man for allegedly stealing a car while the victim was in church.

Suspect and officers identified in Indiana officer-involved shooting

One person is dead after an officer involved shooting in Dearborn County, Indiana, according to state police.

Man accused of beating girlfriend’s daughter to death for spilling juice on Xbox

The man is accused of shaking and beating the 4-year-old, including kicking her down a hallway, as punishment for spilling the juice.

Man who left 2 pounds of marijuana in Uber arrested by undercover officer while trying to retrieve it

Police say the 21-year-old was arrested after he acknowledged the drugs were his in a meeting with an undercover trooper at McDonald's.

Man shot on Southside Drive in attempted carjacking

The victim left the grocery store and was going to his car when the suspect tried to carjack him, police said.

Police investigating shooting on S. 15th Street

A call of a shooting came in at 7:55 p.m. in the 1100 block of S. 15th Street.

Man involved in December shooting near TARC bus stop dies

A man has died, weeks after police say he was shot during an altercation with a man on a TARC bus.

JCPS teacher accused of aggressively restraining student fired

Nancy Downs was fired from her position at Trunnell Elementary.

Police: Bardstown man steals car, attempts to flee, lands in pond

After a short vehicle pursuit, the suspect in the stolen car left the roadway and landed in a pond, disabling the vehicle. The suspect attempted to flee police on foot, but after a short foot pursuit, he was arrested without incident, police said.

Roger Burdette officially fired by MSD; high-profile attorney removes himself from murder case

The man accused of crashing into an LMPD officer and killing her no longer works at MSD, WAVE 3 News learned at a court hearing Monday.

Former Louisville priest convicted of inappropriately touching a child denied appeal

In 2016, Father Joseph Hemmerle was convicted in Meade County of one count of inappropriate touching.

3 from WAVE Country nabbed in Laurel Co. drug bust

Laurel County authorities say they were bringing a large amount of crystal meth into the area.

KY step-brothers arrested following wild police chase

During the chase, police said the men ran a school bus off the road and tried to ram an officer’s cruiser.

IN mother pleads guilty in co-sleeping death of 10-month-old son

Tina Schmidt agreed to serve a six-year sentence.

William Clyde Gibson appeals to Indiana Supreme Court on sentencing

He was convicted of the murders of three women in southern Indiana and is on death row in two of the cases.

Recent arrest draws comparison to sketch of suspect in murder of 2 Indiana girls

It’s a murder case that haunts a small town. On Feb. 13, 2017, the bodies of two teenage girls were found near a hiking trail in Delphi, Indiana.

Kentucky couple sentenced in connection to death of son with special needs

The medical examiner’s report stated the contributing factors toward their son’s death included neglect, malnutrition and dehydration.

Caught in the Act: Cemetery vandalism and felony theft in the Highlands

It's an open investigation, therefore detectives aren't able to release much detail to the public.

Slow driving truck leads to arrest of driver after police standoff

The truck was only going 2 to 3 miles per hour.

Missing boy, 6, found alive in crawl space of Missouri attic; mother, boyfriend arrested

The boy’s father went to pick him up from his mother’s house in August, but the two and her boyfriend were nowhere to be found.

Mother charged with abuse after putting baby inside freezer, deputies say

A baby is reported to be safe after his mother allegedly placed him inside a stranger’s unused freezer then hid in a crawl space.

Inmate says he was forced to escape jail to save his life

Micheal Hunter told his story to Kentucky State Police, who are now actively investigating a former jailer and captain at the Fulton County Detention Center in southern Kentucky.

ISP trooper keeps optimism, passion for job a year after being shot in head

"I think if it wasn't for my training, my experiences as a Marine and my training, I probably wouldn't be here today," Indiana State Police Trooper Morgenn Evans said.

Roger Burdette’s attorney begins her case, claims state lacks probable cause

The public defender representing Roger Burdette, the man charged in the alleged DUI crash that killed an LMPD detective, began her case at a hearing Wednesday.

$60k reward offered for fugitive armored truck theft suspect

A federal arrest warrant was issued for Mark Espinosa on December 10.

Getaway driver in New Year’s Eve robbery arrested

The robbery happened just after midnight at the BP convenience store at 2704 Crittenden Drive.

Man arrested after allegedly stealing $10 million winning lottery ticket from roommate

The lottery winner shared his good news with his two roommates, but when he couldn’t collect, he suspected one of them had stolen the ticket and reported it to police.

Mother charged after son’s body found encased in concrete in Denver storage unit

The boy's mother was charged with abuse of a corpse in what sources say was an attempt to hide evidence.

Grandmother kills grandson in murder-suicide

Police say they don't know why Wanda Huber shot her grandson Simon Huber, and then herself.

3 Jennings County teens charged with arson

The two 18-year-olds are charged with arson, burglary and theft. The 17-year-old is charged with arson and burglary.

Teen mom pleads guilty to killing her newborn

The child was born in a restroom at Frazier Rehab Center.

Man sentenced in Jeffersonville child molestation case

The young victim said he was molested at knifepoint.

Man accused of bringing date to condo with woman he allegedly killed in basement

The suspect faces various charges, including first-degree intentional homicide, hiding a corpse and identity theft.

Man caught on camera licking doorbell, prowling outside CA home for 3 hours

Police say the suspect could face misdemeanor charges for petty theft and prowling.

  Cab driver assaulted with Wild Turkey bottle, crashes into home

Exclusive video shows the moment of a brutal assault against a Louisville taxi cab driver.

Gregory Bush: Accused Kroger killer pleads not guilty to federal hate crime charges

The man accused of killing two black people at a suburban grocery store pleaded not guilty to federal hate crimes Monday.

Arrest made in Farnsley-Moremen Landing murder

The murder happened on the night of June 14, 2018.

Green Co. man accused of killing stepfather with hammer

A Kentucky man is facing murder charges following the violent death of his stepfather.

Courts employee charged with drug possession after shoplifting arrest

Louisville Metro police found the drugs after placing her under arrested for shoplifting

Parents arrested after 1-year-old girl’s body found buried in NM backyard

The case began in December when the girl’s father allegedly told his mother he drowned the 1-year-old in the bathtub apartment.

Man charged with murder in shooting of 7-year-old Houston girl; race not believed to be factor

A manhunt began after the Dec. 30 murder of 7-year-old Jazmine Barnes, who was fatally shot when a suspect opened fire on her family’s car.

Lexington Animal Control investigating after two pit bulls abandoned, another found dead

Lexington-Fayette Animal Care and Control is looking for the person (or persons) responsible for the neglect and abandonment of three pit bulls dumped in Lexington. The dogs were found by a Good Samaritan along the railroad tracks on Kearney Ridge in Lexington on Sunday morning.

Mother accused of forcing 8-year-old daughter to help in plot to poison husband with antifreeze

Prosecutors say the woman’s husband was not hurt because each time he allegedly drank the antifreeze, he noticed a chemical taste and spat out the drink.

Police investigating shooting on W. Madison Street

Police are investigating a shooting at W. Madison Street and S. 19th Street, Metrosafe said.

Indictment: Former NKY mayor and fire chief stole thousands, bought gaming computer parts

A former elected official and fire chief of a Northern Kentucky city has been indicted on charges stemming from his alleged theft of public funds.

Death investigation underway in Old Louisville

Louisville Metro Police are conducting a death investigation after a body was found in Old Louisville early Saturday morning.

Louisville woman sentenced for killing man in hit and run crash

Emily Hickey pleaded guilty to reckless homicide in the death of 29-year-old Berry Bergin.

Vigil held where three children were killed in fire five years ago

It's been five years since a teenager shot a flare gun into a New Albany home, killing three children.

Caught in the Act: Etown Police hope to identify theft suspect

The suspect in the recent case stole a woman’s wallet, possibly from where the wallet owner works.

Man arrested after airport police dog sniffs out pounds of pot in luggage

The suspect is charged with trafficking in marijuana over five pounds, but he was carrying nearly six times that amount.

Teen faces 4 felony charges for threats against Indiana high school

An 18-year-old girl faces felony charges, as police accuse her of emailing threats to Madison Consolidated High School in Indiana.

Man shot inside Corner Store in California neighborhood

The call came in just before 3 p.m. on Thursday.

Teen killed during police chase laid to rest

Through community outreach, Ki'Anthony Tyus spent the last few years after his recovery advocating against violence.

LMPD seeking leads on suspect in theft from business

More than $10,000 in property was taken.