Crime

Police: Man broke into ex-girlfriend’s apartment, raped her

Twenty-year-old Logan Beechem broke into the woman’s apartment on Floyd Street and “compulsively performed sexual act on her,” his arrest report said.

  Teen shot, killed on Cane Run Road in Shively

LMPD: Man sent message saying he wanted to murder ‘9000 kiddies’

Man arrested, charged with thefts at Louisville cemetery

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  Trent DiGiuro case featured on Dateline NBC and WAVE 3

Police accuse boyfriend of killing pregnant KY woman, baby

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  Police impersonator still on the run in Shelby County

Online sale leads to robbery at Louisville victim’s home

FBI involved in search for missing Indiana baby, Silver Alert canceled

Newborn dies days after KY mother was shot, killed

Louisville woman shot, killed; suspect found dead inside vehicle on I-264W

First vehicle of 2019 impounded for illegal dumping

Man listed in critical condition after Tuesday night assault

The man was found unresponsive inside a residence in the 200 block of E. Kentucky Street Tuesday evening.

  Man says semi truck driver shot at him, striking his truck; police calling the case road rage

Kentucky State Police arrested 30-year-old Kevin Bewley for carrying a concealed weapon and wanton endangerment.

LMPD: Man arrested after stealing five wallets from distracted women

James Bryant is accused of stealing credit cards from at least five women and then racking up the charges on the stolen cards.

  West Virginia man found guilty in infant’s rape, murder; jury recommends no mercy

It took the jury two hours to find the man guilty of multiple charges in the 2016 death of a 10-month-old girl.

Shelby County Sheriff’s Office warns of police impersonator

Police accuse KY man of breaking into home, recording rape of teen girl on cellphone

Police: Kentucky rape suspect admitted having sex with teen babysitter

Man accused of DUI, murder in death of LMPD detective out on home incarceration

No charges filed against former McCracken Co. High School athletic director

Mother accused of allowing man to sexually assault 5-year-old for $400

Man arrested after admitting to New Haven burglaries

An automotive service garage and a church were found burglarized on March 9.

Sentencing recommendation returned in violent home invasion case

Kerry W. Barley, 38, was convicted of shooting a man multiple times after posing as an LG&E employee to get into his home.

Newborn in critical condition after mother killed in southeast KY shooting

The woman died but doctors were able to deliver her baby.

  ‘Beloved’ KY bus driver accused of DUI makes first court appearance

Oldham County parents are still upset, several days after a beloved bus driver was arrested and accused of DUI with more than 30 kids on board.

  Results show pills taken by driver accused of killing LMPD detective on Christmas Eve

Roger Burdette has been indicted on seven charges, including aggravated DUI and murder of a police officer for a crash that killed Det. Deidre Mengedoht.

  Police: 80 street signs stolen as part of social media challenge in Oldham Co.

Oldham County police said the signs were removed as part of a social media challenge on Snapchat where juveniles would document themselves stealing or removing the signs.

JCPS student arrested, charged with having gun at school

The teen told officers he had the gun because he was “worried some guys would jump him after school,” according to his arrest citation.

Woman accused of setting tent in homeless camp on fire

Amber Bredhold was arrested Friday by Louisville Metro Arson officials.

Police investigating shooting in Louisville

A call of a shooting came in around 10:49 p.m. at the corner of Bluegrass Avenue and Taylor Blvd. Metrosafe said.

Lawrenceburg woman accused of plotting husband’s murder

Amanda Rogers talked about wanting to kill her husband “on multiple occasions," her arrest report said. Police have charged her with solicitation of murder.

  Missing 2-year-old found dead in Minnesota; father in custody

An off-duty public works employee found what is believed to be the toddler's body inside a blanket off the shoulder of the highway.

Man accused of stabbing wife to death in South Louisville appears in court

Yoilime Martinez-Diaz appeared in court Saturday morning in connection to the case.

Stabbing at KY prison leads to temporary lockdown

A fight in the yard at the Luther Luckett Correctional Complex in La Grange ended in a stabbing on Friday.

Pill press discovered in Louisville helps police nab suspected Maryland drug dealer

A drug bust in progress was missing just one piece - until officials in Louisville made a big discovery.

‘Irate’ woman put blanket in toaster to try to burn house down

A woman is accused of starting a fire in a home near Cane Run Road, with several adults and children inside.

Officer accused in LMPD Explorer scandal set to plead guilty to state charges

Kenneth Betts already admitted his guilt to federal charges in December.

  Coaches and parents in college admissions scheme find jobs in danger

At a brief court appearance Wednesday, a judge allowed Lori Loughlin to be released on $1 million bond and travel to the area around Vancouver, Canada, to work but otherwise imposed strict travel restrictions.

  LMPD officers exonerated from racial profiling in traffic stop cell phone video

Dr. Kevin Cosby was stopped in September 2018. Cosby’s daughter later posted cell phone video of the traffic stop on social media.

Man accused of biting off part of father’s finger

According to an arrest slip, Charles Woods, 28, was at his father’s house and his father tried to take away Wood’s keys because he was intoxicated.

  Father accused of taking AK-47 to FL school after son said teacher ‘slammed him’

The father reportedly told police he didn’t intend to hurt anyone with the gun, saying he carries it for protection and forgot he had it on him.

  Newborn left to die in 1981 identified by DNA; mother charged in South Dakota

After 38 years, police used DNA tests and genealogy to help arrest the suspected mother of a newborn left to die on the side of a South Dakota road.

Man charged with murder of woman in Valley Station

Less than two weeks after the shooting death of a woman in Valley Station, police officers made an arrest.

Thousands of dollars worth of damage done at Kentucky cemetery

Thankfully, no graves or headstones were damaged.

4 years after child shot and killed, victims big brother indicted on manslaughter charge

Daniel Key was indicted on Manslaughter and Wanton Endangerment charges.

Man accused of using his car to push woman’s car wrong way down one-way street

An Elizabethtown man faces several charges following an altercation with a woman in Louisville.

Man accused of kidnapping, assaulting woman

A man is charged with kidnapping and burglary after police said he forced a woman to spend the night with him before assaulting her.

Police: Man in stolen car tried to bring meth into jail

Louisville Metro police arrested two men in a stolen car, and one of them allegedly tried to bring meth inside the jail.

Man who allegedly threatened Google arrested in California

The YouTuber allegedly drove across the country in order to confront Google officials, telling police he’d get violent if the visit didn’t go well.

  Grandmother speaks out after infant’s death: ‘It was a horrible accident’

On Oct. 23, Walden called 911 after she found Rae’Anna unresponsive in her home on the 1100 block of Highland Avenue in Hamilton.

Body found at Mammoth Cave National Park identified

A woman in her 20s was found dead Monday morning in the Barren County portion of the park, officials said.

Kidnapping suspect pointed gun at baby, threatened to shoot him

Antonio Williamson had an argument with a woman at her home on Green Cove Circle, left, and then returned with a gun, his arrest report said.

Report: 3 Indiana cities among Top 50 most dangerous in the country

The report from the National council for Home Safety and Security measured cities on their FBI crime data and population figures, to find cities with the highest rate of crime per capita. They also measured the increase in violence over the past year.

Police: JCPenney shoplifters drive off with $2,600 in merchandise

Two women are accused of shoplifting from a local JCPenney store, then hustling off into busy traffic with two small children in their vehicle.

Woman accused of stabbing man multiple times

A woman is facing charges after a man was found rolling around outside with stab wounds to his back and arm.

Young girl found dead inside duffel bag near California trail identified

The search for the girl’s identity began after her body was found partially concealed in a black duffel bag and dumped down an embankment.

Man found guilty in adopted son’s murder inspired by Oscar-winning movie ‘Manchester by the Sea’

The main character in "Manchester by the Sea" learns he cannot be prosecuted for killing his children, following an accidental house fire.

Man shot at Seymour grocery store

A man is in critical condition after being shot by a man police believe is his brother-in-law in the parking lot of a grocery store in Seymour.

Man arrested after police say he stabbed another man in head at West Buechel Walmart

A man is in critical condition after police stay he was stabbed during a fight on Bardstown Road.

  12 dogs found shot, beaten to death in Indiana woods

The necropsy revealed the dogs were shot to death with an air rifle. The two newborn puppies were beaten to death.

Breckinridge Co. sheriff facing DUI charges for second time

Sheriff Todd Pate was arrested and taken to the Hardin County Detention Center.

Man accused of robbing Metro PCS at gunpoint

A man accused of robbing a Metro PCS store at gunpoint argued with the judge in court Friday morning.

Accused killer allegedly threatens officer from behind bars

An inmate charged in connection to the murder of two brothers and another man is facing additional charges behind bars.

Vine Grove Police warning residents of counterfeit cash

Numerous fake bills were recovered Thursday at one of the schools.

Man arrested after more than 700 dogs rescued from South GA puppy mill

A Berrien County man is facing charges after more than 700 dogs were rescued from a South Georgia puppy mill.

  NKY landlord sexually harassed tenants, federal lawsuit claims

The accusations in the lawsuit have to be proven in federal court.

Bond reduced for man accused in Olive Garden killing

The man accused of shooting and killing someone inside an Olive Garden appeared before a judge Thursday.

PHOTOS: Have you seen this robbery suspect?

Police said the man seen in the photos robbed the Metro PCS store at 224 Amy Avenue on Tuesday afternoon.

Ecstasy lollipops found during traffic stop

A traffic stop led to the discovery of some candy normally given to kids, but these were no ordinary lollipops.

  Incident involving barricaded person resolved in Harrison County

Harrison County deputies have resolved the situation involving a barricaded subject Thursday afternoon.

Shively chase that ended in fiery crash started as altercation at gentleman’s club

Vincent Kolekodi, 41, has been charged with fleeing police, wanton endangerment of an officer and DUI.

Injury attorney facing 3 more lawsuits, accused of keeping settlement money

WAVE 3 News first reported on Andrew Clooney last fall when five former clients filed lawsuits.

Woman ID’d after being killed in hit-and-run crash on Watterson Expressway ramp

A woman who died just a short time after she was struck while walking on an interstate ramp has been identified.

  Sexual assault response team being formed to help victims in Clark County

Multiple agencies in Clark County are coming together to create a sexual assault response team, designed to help hold abusers accountable while improving care for victims.

NKY teacher convicted of possession of a controlled substance after traffic stop

A Tri-State teacher was arrested in January on felony drug charges, according to Newport police.

Man arrested after victim stabbed in neck at Jefferson Mall

The victim was transported to the hospital and is expected to be okay.

Bullitt County deputy jailer arrested on drug charges

Wesley Burris was arrested after admitting to carrying drug paraphernalia inside his boot when he was working.

  Delivery driver shot in back after dispute over disabled parking space in Missouri

The 65-year-old suspect was arrested. Officers are due to meet with prosecutors to decide if charges will be filed.

  Man shot outside apartment complex near Poplar Level Road

LMPD investigators are looking for a suspect following a shooting Tuesday night.