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Officials: Man caught fire trying to siphon gas from U-Haul truck
Investigators are working to identify and locate the suspect.
Girl, 6, allegedly kills 1-year-old brother after being left alone with him in car
1 shot in Russell neighborhood
Louisville mom files suit against restaurant in breastfeeding claim
A Louisville mother has filed suit against Texas Roadhouse after she claims an employee shamed her for breastfeeding at the restaurant.
Published November 19, 2018 at 10:38 PM
LMPD investigating after shooting victim shows up at hospital
Police are investigating after a man showed up to the hospital with a gunshot wound.
Published November 19, 2018 at 10:10 PM
KY woman accused of cutting, burning man with autism
Police said Taylor Gonsman was staying with the 20-year-old man when she cut him with a knife, whipped him with a stereo cord, burnt him with a hot spoon and shot him with an Airsoft gun.
Published November 19, 2018 at 6:22 PM
PRP carjacking suspects in court, police looking for third suspect
Two teens are in custody, and police are looking for another suspect who is just 15 years old, after a carjacking in Pleasure Ridge Park.
Published November 19, 2018 at 5:58 PM
Louisville man charged with rape in Campbellsville
After speaking with the victim Campbellsville police took the man into custody.
Published November 19, 2018 at 12:17 PM
Police investigating shooting in Shawnee
Police are investigating a shooting in the Shawnee neighborhood.
Published November 18, 2018 at 10:51 PM
WATCH: Officials announce arrests in 2016 execution-style killings in Ohio
Supporters trying to raise reward money following convenience store killing
Man indicted for murder in crash that killed tow truck driver 2 years ago
Man who fired at Kroger shooter says he's not a hero
Kroger shooting suspect indicted by grand jury on 5 charges
Mother of hit and run victims: 'You gotta turn yourself in'
Man arrested after allegedly offering to pay family for sex with son
Police say the suspect admitted to the incident and told officers he was under the influence of drugs at the time.
Published November 18, 2018 at 7:00 AM
Florida man tried to steal vending machine from apartment complex, police say
Police believe the suspect was trying to steal money, as the machine was found with damage to its money slot.
Published November 18, 2018 at 1:01 AM
Brother of Shively homicide victim says shooting was over a girl
Thursday, Shively officers responded to a shooting on Matheis Lane. The victim was found inside a home with multiple gunshot wounds.
Charles Gazaway and
Published November 16, 2018 at 9:47 PM
Indiana man accused of molesting young family member
Police said the investigation into Kenneth Sullivan started in October.
Published November 16, 2018 at 4:50 PM
Dusty Witherspoon: Bullitt County teacher fired after allegedly threatening school
A Bullitt County teacher was fired Friday, about two weeks after she allegedly made a threat toward Bullitt Central High School.
John P. Wise
Published November 16, 2018 at 9:26 AM
Man accused of killing girlfriend, eating body parts, ruled competent for trial
In 2014, Joseph Oberhansley allegedly stabbed and killed his girlfriend, Tammy Jo Blanton, in her Jeffersonville home, and then ate parts of her body afterward.
John P. Wise
Published November 16, 2018 at 6:37 AM
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.
John P. Wise and
Multi-state drug trafficking scheme nets millions in cash, marijuana
Police said the marijuana was the most potent they've ever come across.
Berry Stockton and
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.
John P. Wise and
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
According to the Houma Police Department, Samuel Little admitted to killing Dorothy Richards of Gray, LA, and Daisy McGuire, 40 of Houma.
Published November 15, 2018 at 3:17 PM
Home incarceration revoked, ex-cop Kenneth Betts rearrested
A former Louisville Metro Police Department officer, Betts is accused in the Explorer Program scandal.
Published November 15, 2018 at 12:51 PM
Radcliff man charged with child sexual exploitation
The investigation began after it was discovered that Dagan Anthony Boothe was communicating online with a juvenile.
Published November 15, 2018 at 11:00 AM
Florida man accused of poisoning co-worker’s drink with bodily fluid
The charges stem from multiple incidents where the man was caught on camera allegedly putting a white bodily fluid into his co-worker's water mug.
Published November 15, 2018 at 6:26 AM
Woman charged with animal cruelty after 44 dead dogs found in freezer
The rescued dogs were treated by animal shelter workers and taken to regional shelters for fostering or adoption.
Published November 15, 2018 at 5:59 AM
How to turn off video game messaging so sexual predators can’t contact your children
Learn how to turn off the chat and messaging functions on popular children's video games. We also heard back from some companies on their safety policies.
Published November 14, 2018 at 10:37 PM
KSP collecting food for annual Cram the Cruiser
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1 shot in Russell neighborhood
Ward previews Governor’s Cup
JCPS band students pay tribute to music teacher who died unexpectedly
Pike County massacre: Wagner family patriarch waives extradition
The prosecution of the suspects is expected to take years and be expensive
Jennifer Edwards Baker,
Lauren Artino and
Published November 14, 2018 at 7:40 PM
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.
Jennifer Edwards Baker and
Published November 14, 2018 at 5:38 PM
KSP investigating missing funds at Bullitt Central High School athletic boosters
At least one of the school teams noticed checks not clearing in August.
Published November 14, 2018 at 1:40 PM
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.
John P. Wise
Published November 14, 2018 at 1:12 AM
LMPD investigating shooting on Fegenbush Lane
The extent of the victims injuries are unclear.
Published November 14, 2018 at 12:40 AM
Jeffersonville man pleads guilty to molestation
If convicted on all counts, the charges could have carried up to 110 years in prison.
Published November 13, 2018 at 8:12 PM
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.
Published November 13, 2018 at 4:41 PM
Police looking for man ‘up to no good’ seen on doorbell camera
Home surveillance clearly captured the man’s face.
Published November 13, 2018 at 12:26 AM
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.
Published November 12, 2018 at 10:51 PM
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.
Published November 12, 2018 at 9:55 PM
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.
Sarah Jackson and
Published November 12, 2018 at 7:26 PM
Drug bust in PRP nets 25 pounds of meth, 3 kilos of heroin
The drugs have a street value of $400,000.
Makayla Ballman and
Published November 12, 2018 at 6:02 PM
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.
Published November 12, 2018 at 4:41 PM
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.
Published November 11, 2018 at 11:54 PM
Man charged with murder in Bullitt County shooting
A man is charged with murder after a shooting in Bullitt County on Saturday morning.
Published November 10, 2018 at 2:16 PM
Man killed in Russell neighborhood shooting Saturday morning identified
There are no suspects. Anyone with information should call 574-LMPD.
Makayla Ballman and
Published November 10, 2018 at 7:50 AM
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.
Published November 10, 2018 at 12:45 AM
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.
John P. Wise
Published November 9, 2018 at 8:15 PM
Man shot dead in Iroquois neighborhood
Few details were immediately available, but MetroSafe confirmed the shooting call came in at 5:23 p.m.
John P. Wise
Published November 9, 2018 at 5:55 PM
Shelbyville man facing 100 child porn charges
The tip that led to the arrest came from a national hotline.
Published November 9, 2018 at 4:06 PM
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.
Published November 8, 2018 at 7:17 PM
Person shot near LMPD impound lot on Frankfort Avenue
MetroSafe said one person was found with a gunshot wound.
Published November 8, 2018 at 6:19 PM
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.
Published November 8, 2018 at 3:02 PM
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.
Published November 8, 2018 at 12:56 PM
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.
Published November 8, 2018 at 8:24 AM
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.
Published November 8, 2018 at 12:35 AM
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.
Published November 7, 2018 at 10:54 PM
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.
Natalia Martinez and
Published November 7, 2018 at 10:03 PM
ShotSpotter leads police to shooting in Shawnee neighborhood
Officers were alerted to the shooting by ShotSpotter technology, MetroSafe said.
Published November 7, 2018 at 8:36 PM
Louisville man accused of setting garage, shed on fire
David Adams is being held on a $5,000 full cash bond.
Published November 7, 2018 at 8:11 PM
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.
Published November 7, 2018 at 7:00 PM
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.
Published November 7, 2018 at 6:04 PM
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.
Published November 7, 2018 at 5:20 PM
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.
Published November 7, 2018 at 4:23 PM
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.
Published November 7, 2018 at 4:23 PM
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.
Published November 7, 2018 at 3:54 PM
Cookie thief steals $1,600 worth of sweets from Girl Scouts
Who stole the cookies from the cookie jar?
Published November 7, 2018 at 1:51 PM
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.
Published November 5, 2018 at 11:18 PM
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.
Published November 5, 2018 at 9:55 PM
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.
Published November 5, 2018 at 9:15 PM
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.
Published November 5, 2018 at 7:22 PM
Police respond to shooting in Shawnee
Emergency crews responded to a shooting in Shawnee on Monday night.
Published November 5, 2018 at 6:36 PM
Murder indictment surprise, relief to tow truck driver’s family
A bench warrant is issued for the man prosecutors say is responsible.
Published November 5, 2018 at 6:01 PM
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.
Published November 5, 2018 at 12:34 PM
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.
Published November 5, 2018 at 12:05 PM
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.
Published November 4, 2018 at 6:29 PM
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.
Published November 4, 2018 at 12:00 AM
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.
Published November 3, 2018 at 2:45 PM
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.
Published November 3, 2018 at 11:20 AM
Man killed in Saturday morning shooting identified
Police responded to a shooting in the Russell neighborhood Saturday morning.
Published November 3, 2018 at 10:22 AM
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.
Published November 2, 2018 at 11:40 PM
Police: Juvenile shot on way to JCPS bus stop
The boy was found with a gunshot wound around 6:30 a.m. Friday.
John P. Wise and
Published November 2, 2018 at 4:08 PM
2 charged with injuring 1 in shootout
Both men have bonds set at $50 thousand.
Published November 2, 2018 at 10:29 AM
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.
John P. Wise
Published November 2, 2018 at 10:00 AM
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.
Published November 1, 2018 at 8:08 PM
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.
John P. Wise,
Mike Fussell and
Published November 1, 2018 at 5:50 PM
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.
Published October 31, 2018 at 10:58 PM
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.
Published October 31, 2018 at 9:51 PM
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