Crime

  Louisville mom files suit against restaurant in breastfeeding claim

LMPD investigating after shooting victim shows up at hospital

KY woman accused of cutting, burning man with autism

PRP carjacking suspects in court, police looking for third suspect

Louisville man charged with rape in Campbellsville

Police investigating shooting in Shawnee

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Man arrested after allegedly offering to pay family for sex with son

Florida man tried to steal vending machine from apartment complex, police say

Brother of Shively homicide victim says shooting was over a girl

Indiana man accused of molesting young family member

Dusty Witherspoon: Bullitt County teacher fired after allegedly threatening school

Man accused of killing girlfriend, eating body parts, ruled competent for trial

LMPD: 2 shootings near Churchill Downs connected; robbery suspect arrested

Police responded to two shootings in the Jacobs neighborhood Wednesday night during which they say a robbery victim and a suspect were shot.

Multi-state drug trafficking scheme nets millions in cash, marijuana

Police said the marijuana was the most potent they've ever come across.

  Gregory Bush indicted on federal hate crime charges

The man who allegedly opened fire at a local Kroger store and killed two people now faces federal hate crime charges.

Man killed, person of interest in custody in Shively shooting

Police chased a man fleeing the scene of a deadly shooting in Shively on Thursday night, minutes after reports of another shooting just blocks away.

Serial killer linked to 90 murders confesses to two Louisiana cold cases

Home incarceration revoked, ex-cop Kenneth Betts rearrested

Radcliff man charged with child sexual exploitation

Florida man accused of poisoning co-worker’s drink with bodily fluid

Woman charged with animal cruelty after 44 dead dogs found in freezer

How to turn off video game messaging so sexual predators can’t contact your children

Pike County massacre: Wagner family patriarch waives extradition

The prosecution of the suspects is expected to take years and be expensive

Wagner family members arrested in execution-style murders of Pike Co., OH family

It is considered the state’s biggest and most complex homicide investigation.

KSP investigating missing funds at Bullitt Central High School athletic boosters

At least one of the school teams noticed checks not clearing in August.

Kentucky man arrested after shooting homeowner during break-in

A man was shot several times at his home in Hart County, and police are on the lookout for the gunman.

LMPD investigating shooting on Fegenbush Lane

The extent of the victims injuries are unclear.

Jeffersonville man pleads guilty to molestation

If convicted on all counts, the charges could have carried up to 110 years in prison.

ISP: Posey Co. man raped and tied up victim, killed her dog

Ryan Hartwell, 20, is charged with rape, criminal confinement, battery, animal cruelty, and auto theft.

Police looking for man ‘up to no good’ seen on doorbell camera

Home surveillance clearly captured the man’s face.

6 homicides in 12 days; November homicides already double October

The number of homicides is down from recent record-setting years, but 2018 is still on pace to be one of the deadliest this decade.

UPS delivery driver arrested, accused of drinking on job

Police were first alerted to the man’s possible intoxication when he stopped at Middletown Elementary School with a delivery on Monday afternoon.

Man killed while driving pickup truck near JCPS elementary school

The shooting was reported in the 4900 block of Garden Green Way, located off Newburg Road, around 1:30 p.m. Monday, according to MetroSafe.

Drug bust in PRP nets 25 pounds of meth, 3 kilos of heroin

The drugs have a street value of $400,000.

Feds ask for Kenneth Betts to remain in jail

In the motion, prosecutors point out that they believe Betts was using the internet to entice underage Explorers to engage in sexual acts.

Police respond to shooting on Taylor Blvd.

A call of a shooting came in at 10:56 p.m. at the intersection of Taylor Blvd. and Tennessee Avenue. That’s between the Taylor Berry and South Louisville neighborhoods, according to LOJIC.

Man charged with murder in Bullitt County shooting

A man is charged with murder after a shooting in Bullitt County on Saturday morning.

Man killed in Russell neighborhood shooting Saturday morning identified

There are no suspects. Anyone with information should call 574-LMPD.

Community raises money for reward in murder of beloved Jeffersonville store owner

Community members gathered Friday to try and raise a $5,000 reward for anyone with information in the murder of Praful Patel.

81-year-old man faces 20+ counts in child porn bust

A Meade County man has been arrested following a four-month-long investigation into his alleged child porn possession.

Man shot dead in Iroquois neighborhood

Few details were immediately available, but MetroSafe confirmed the shooting call came in at 5:23 p.m.

Shelbyville man facing 100 child porn charges

The tip that led to the arrest came from a national hotline.

IN teacher sentenced to 90 years for molesting student

The victim told the judge in detail about how Faith groomed her for years. The first time they had sex, she testified, she didn’t understand what it was.

Person shot near LMPD impound lot on Frankfort Avenue

MetroSafe said one person was found with a gunshot wound.

Broadleaf Drive shooting victim identified

The shooting happened shortly before midnight in the 4500 block of Broadleaf Drive, off Cane Run Road near Crums Lane.

William Hillard: Following arrest, suspect pleads not guilty in tow truck driver’s 2016 death

William Hillard is accused of sideswiping 42-year-old Steve Simpson on Dixie Highway two years ago.

Man arrested after allegedly trying to take over school bus, drive off with 41 kids

The suspect was arrested and could face several attempted kidnapping charges.

Man shot, killed in southwest Louisville

It happened just before midnight in the 4500 block of Broadleaf Drive, off Cane Run Road near Crums Lane.

Newly elected Nelson County Sheriff ready to get to work solving Crystal Rogers case

Ramon Pineiroa Jr. said one of the first things he plans to do after taking office is hire a new detective to help with the Crystal Rogers case.

Kenneth Betts: 7-count federal indictment returned against former LMPD officer

A federal grand jury has returned a seven count federal indictment against a former Louisville Metro Police Department officer.

ShotSpotter leads police to shooting in Shawnee neighborhood

Officers were alerted to the shooting by ShotSpotter technology, MetroSafe said.

Louisville man accused of setting garage, shed on fire

David Adams is being held on a $5,000 full cash bond.

Katina Powell sues Shively motel

Powell claims the staff took a photo of her driver's license, sent it to her husband, and then posted it on social media out of malicious intent.

Trimble County man indicted on child porn charges

A Kentucky man faces a multiple-count indictment on charges of possession and distribution of child pornography.

Student brings loaded handgun into Lexington high school

The student has since been charged with possession of a weapon on school property and possession of a stolen handgun.

Visitor arrested for drug trafficking at Madison Correctional Facility

Investigators say they were able to intercept a drop intended to be trafficked back into the correctional facility.

Naked man breaks into GA home, jumps into bed with residents

Residents of a home in Martinez say a naked man broke into their home and jumped on the bed while they were lying in it watching TV.

Suspect in death of tow truck driver arrested

A bench warrant had been issued for William S. Hillard, 36, after he failed to show up in court Monday after being indicted by a grand jury.

Cookie thief steals $1,600 worth of sweets from Girl Scouts

Who stole the cookies from the cookie jar?

IN man ruled not responsible by reason of insanity in father’s death

The jury returned the verdict Monday night in the trial of Darren Cave, 37, who was arrested in 2015 soon after his father's body was found.

Police: Man told officers they were ‘too slow,’ made him late for work

Police said they were patrolling an area when the man drove up behind them and started flailing his arms and honking his horn.

KY man convicted of killing girlfriend, living with body sentenced to prison

By the time police found the victim she had been dead for several days.

WAVE 3 News obtains dispatch calls from deadly police chase in Hardin County

A police pursuit involving three agencies going after one car speeding through Meade and Hardin Counties ended in tragedy.

Police respond to shooting in Shawnee

Emergency crews responded to a shooting in Shawnee on Monday night.

Murder indictment surprise, relief to tow truck driver’s family

A bench warrant is issued for the man prosecutors say is responsible.

Teen shot in New Albany, fellow teen charged

The shooting happened around 7:30 p.m. Sunday in the area of Charlestown Road at Silver Street.

Man found shot at elementary school identified

The victim was produced dead at Crums Lane Elementary School, located at 3132 South Crums Lane, shortly before 6 p.m. Sunday.

String of school bus stop accidents raises safety concerns

While police investigate wrecks involving children waiting for the bus, experts say many drivers are paying more attention to their phones than the road.

3 arrested, accused of pretending to collect money for 6-year-old with cancer

The suspects allegedly downloaded a picture of the girl from a local news website and went door-to-door asking for money.

Rabbi calls on Expo Center to change policy over Nazi memorabilia

Rabbi Robert Slosberg said now is the time to speak up against hatred, instead of enabling it.

Wreck leads Shepherdsville Police to drug arrests

In the process of investigating a wreck early Saturday morning, police say they found nearly one pound of meth, which led to two arrests.

Man killed in Saturday morning shooting identified

Police responded to a shooting in the Russell neighborhood Saturday morning.

1 child hit by car on Broadway released from hospital; brother remains in intensive care

The brothers were injured in a hit-and-run while crossing Broadway to board a TARC bus to get to school.

Police: Juvenile shot on way to JCPS bus stop

The boy was found with a gunshot wound around 6:30 a.m. Friday.

2 charged with injuring 1 in shootout

Both men have bonds set at $50 thousand.

Arrest report says man accused of sodomizing minor videotaped incident

Michael Chandler, 56, was in court Friday morning to answer to several charges, including first-degree sodomy.

Police searching for 3 men who broke into empty ATM

While the suspects succeeded in opening the machine, they left empty-handed--the ATM had no money inside.

Woman arrested after allegedly stealing ambulance from downtown hospital

Police said Stacey Tomes, 41, stole the ambulance at about 3:15 a.m. from Norton Hospital, then led police on a chase to her house.

Family of man found dead in duffel bag asking for answers

Indiana State Police are investigating the death of Jacob Ray Dodson, 22, who was found dead in a duffel bag on Friday.

Man who fired at Kroger shooter: ‘I was doing it to protect me and my wife’

Dominiic and Kiera Rozier were heading into Kroger last Wednesday to pick up cupcakes for their son’s birthday. As they were walking inside, people were trying to get out.