Crime

1 arrested after water rescue in Floyd County

The road was closed by a gate, put there by the Floyd County EMA earlier in the day.

Police: driver shot by passenger on I-264, shooter flees with vehicle

Man found shot on sidewalk in Chickasaw

  New details on man accused of wild police chase through downtown Louisville

Police: Driver of stolen car ran from police, caught by K-9

Corydon man arrested for sex crime involving a minor

State audit of former Bullitt Co. sheriff notes mismanagement of money, illegal tow lot operations

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Indiana man says attempted kidnapping is ‘big misunderstanding’

Driver in deadly hit and run surrenders to police

  Man sentenced to more than a century and a half in prison for double murder

East Ala. woman charged with murder days after husband seeks protection order

  KSP: Trooper shot at suspect who tried to run him over in downtown Louisville

DPS: Gangster Disciples have called for deaths of police officers

‘I’m embarrassed as hell’: Porch thief caught on cam comes back to apologize

The man caught on camera stealing lawn chairs off a front porch in Covington made another stop at the home he’s become familiar with.

Walmart employees help Kentucky woman hide from boyfriend, domestic violence suspect

Police received a report of a woman hiding out inside the store while her boyfriend was searching for her.

2 liquor store employees accused of purchasing stolen liquor

Each suspect is accused of making buys from undercover officers.

Deputies investigating shooting death of horse in Muhlenberg Co.

The sheriff’s office says it happened the evening of May 18 off Kennedy Brasher Road, south of Greenville.

  Man pleads guilty to murder of Jeffersonville business owner

  Alaska murder suspect leads investigators to arrest Indiana man for child porn

Man shot, killed in Smoketown neighborhood

Michael Begin appeals 120-year sentence for child molesting

Vandals target Muhammad Ali on Kentucky Rushmore mural

  Man caught on camera casing out Covington homes, stealing porch furniture

  Demonstrators say cash bail is jail sentence to poor

Protesters in Louisville on Wednesday called the cash bail system unfair and, in many cases, unnecessary.

  Police: Man admitted to being on drugs, beating 2-month-old son

A man is facing assault and abuse charges after he allegedly admitted to causing life-threatening injuries to his infant son.

Woman sues president of corrections FOP claiming sexual harassment

According to the lawsuit, the FOP president agreed to help her if she had sex with him and sent him explicit photos.

  Animal Control: 45-50 cats removed from hoarding situation at Owensboro apartment

Animal control officials say around 50 cats were taken from a hoarding situation at an apartment in Owensboro on Wednesday.

Kentucky man who crashed horse drawn carriage into car determined to be under the influence of alcohol

Police say Reuben Yoder was behind the reins. His wife and seven children were passengers in the carriage. No one was injured.

Former French Lick Teacher arrested for obstruction of justice in child pornography case

Police say former teacher Kari Buchanan tried to get her victim to change his side of the story that he told police.

Indiana couple facing steroid charges believed they were helping bodybuilding community, police say

Gilbertson told troopers he believed he was providing a service to the amateur bodybuilding community by providing a safe, quality product in the form of steroid compounds.

Report: Deputy shot by police feared them more than suspect

Morales was shot while assisting other departments arrest Florida robbery suspect Edward Reynolds, who was armed and killed.

Meth found inside Kentucky camper and children’s playhouse

News outlets report that John Helton, Nursilla Anita Helton-Fox and Patsy Hopkins were arrested on first-degree trafficking of a controlled substance.

Man accused of raping sleeping woman

A man is accused of raping a stranger who was sleeping inside of a home.

  LMPD officer, Valley High SRO recognized for stopping potential school shooter

Two Louisville Metro Police Department officers were recognized for stopping an armed student suspected of planning a school shooting.

  Aggressive policing vs. aggressive criminals: Who’s winning?

When it comes to crime, no corner in Louisville stood out like Fourth Street and Winkler Avenue.

Former WKU student who killed friend in 2017 released from jail

Peter Gall drunkenly shot his friend and fellow WKU student, Alex Davis, in September 2017.

Whitney Austin: Mass shooting survivor leaving Fifth Third Bank, fully commits to Whitney/Strong Organization

Whitney Austin says her life mission is now to fight gun violence with her Whitney/Strong Organization.

3 charged in connection to Fair Oaks Farms animal abuse video

The three former employees are being charged with beating of a vertebrate animal, a Class A misdemeanor.

Woman pleaded guilty to stealing from Bullitt County high school

Cathy Bowman was the treasurer of the Bullitt Central High Athletic Boosters when thousands of dollars came up missing.

Abandoned puppies found in bag recovering in McCracken County

Officials at the McCracken County Humane Society say this is one of the worst case of mistreatment of puppies she has seen.

1 dead, KSP trooper injured in Perry County shooting

This is the second officer-involved shooting in the area, within the last three weeks.

Man shot, killed in Newburg off East Indian Trail identified

The shooting happened around 11:40 p.m. in the 4900 block of Bethune Court.

Plea deal filed in shooting death of Jeffersonville business owner

A man charged in the murder of a Jeffersonville business owner in October has filed a plea agreement.

  LIST: Jefferson County Attorney releases full list of deadbeat parents

On first glance, several deadbeats owed more than $100,000 in back child support.

Police seeking deadly hit and run vehicle and driver

The accident happened around 9:30 p.m. June 7 at Dixie Highway and Radcliffe Ave., four block south of Algonquin Parkway.

James Mallory: Accused killer in 2012 case could have case thrown out

A Louisville man accused of murdering a 15-year-old boy and then plotting to have one of his co-defendants killed could have the case against him dropped.

52 children died in hot cars last year; 3 of them in Kentucky

In 2018, 52 children died of hyperthermia as a result of being left in a hot car. Three of those deaths were reported in the Commonwealth.

Man charged in assault that left victim unconscious, hospitalized

Witnesses told police the suspect had been on top of the victim punching him in the face while he appeared to be unconscious.

Police: Louisville woman forged, cashed more than $18,000 in fake payroll checks

Jessica Bryant, 35, was arrested Friday after investigators determined she tried to cash more than a dozen fake checks totalling $18,443.44 over a several-month period this year.

Indiana woman arrested after death of baby with burns, fractures

Thirty-two-year-old Sarah Ann Styhl of Muncie is jailed in Delaware County on $50,000 bond and is preliminarily charged with neglect of a dependent resulting in death.

Sentencing delayed for man who shot, killed his wife last year

A man who pleaded guilty to killing his estranged wife last year will be sentenced Monday.

Sheriff: Man arrested after a six-hour SWAT standoff in Boone County

Boone County Deputies, SWAT and negotiation teams responded to a home Saturday afternoon after they say a man barricaded himself inside the home of his ex-girlfriend.

Name released of man shot to death at apartment in southwest Louisville

Just hours after the shooting, police arrested Edward Lackington, 60, charging him with murder.

  Toddler with special needs pleads for return of stolen car seat, stroller

Axson is 4 years old, but due to having cerebral palsy, autism and autoimmune disease, he has the intellectual abilities of a 2-year-old.

Man facing charges after leading police on chase

Thursday afternoon, police received 911 calls about a pickup truck driving recklessly on I-65 North near Jeffersonville. Callers said the driver and passenger were also hanging out the windows, making obscene gestures towards other drivers.

Man admits to heroin use, having counterfeit cash when discovered by Louisville police

The subject was found passed out in a truck at Speedway, surrounded by drugs and fake cash.

  Former LMPD officer accused of taking bribes arraigned

William Garrett, 30, was indicted and arrested on June 6.

  'Don’t die on me’: Mother of suspect in Erlanger manhunt pleads for son to turn himself in

It’s unclear how many shots were fired.

Drugs found on man after jaywalking on Preston Highway

Police discovered a man had drugs on him after being stopped for jaywalking.

Man indicted in murder of 15-year-old asks judge to dismiss case

James Mallory, 36, was arrested and charged with murder in 2012.

  Ex-LMPD officer indicted, accused of trading bribes for information

A former LMPD officer is facing charges for allegedly accepting bribes in exchange for information, according to court documents WAVE 3 News obtained Thursday.

Officials identify homicide victim found in burning car on Cecil Ave.

The vehicle was found on fire in the 900 block of Cecil Avenue in the Chickasaw neighborhood.

Police: hidden camera found inside Planet Fitness tanning room

According to HPD, evidence led them to Fraizer, who works the third shift at Planet Fitness.

DJ accused of drinking at Ky. school event: ‘I never want to do another’ event with kids

He says the typical age range at the parties he plays are 40s, 50s, 60s, and so forth.

Man accused of shooting, killing man in southwest Louisville apartment

When police arrived, they found a man in his 50s had been shot in an apartment.

  Three grisly deaths in Louisville in just 10 hours

The violence started around 11 p.m. Tuesday and continued well past daybreak on Wednesday.

Former Hopkinsville High band director charged with rape of juvenile student

The charges date back to incidents in 2017.

  Victory Park looks for way to recover from recent act of violence

A neighborhood walk and a community cleanup are planned in Victory Park and the hope is that it will continue bring people together.

Sheriff: Owner of Boone County massage parlor arrested

The Boone County Sheriff’s Office Crime Suppression Unit received a complaint about the possibility of prostitution taking place at YoYo Massage.

Judge sets bond for Victory Park murder suspect at $2 million

The judge said she believed Brandon Briceno was a danger to the community.

  Police: Armed man kidnapped juvenile from grocery store

Police said the suspect pointed a gun at people who tried to intervene.

Suspect found sitting in front of Owensboro bank after failed robbery, DCSO says

The sheriff’s office says around 9 a.m. Wednesday 47-year-old Thomas Spuehler went into South Central Bank in the 3000 block of Hwy 54 of Owensboro.

Homeless man accused of several crimes around town

On May 25, 43-year-old Clifton Jerome Harris allegedly approached a woman from behind as she was withdrawing cash from an ATM near 15th Street and West Broadway, police said.

PNTF: 2 people arrested after $40k worth of meth found during bust

A Kentucky task force says $40,000 worth of meth was found during a multi-agency drug bust early Wednesday.

Ohio doctor indicted on 25 murder charges for allegedly overprescribing opioids linked to overdose deaths

Ohio investigators and hospital officials provided new details in the case involving Columbus-area doctor William Husel.

LMPD investigating after body found inside burned vehicle in Chickasaw neighborhood

Police found the scene in the 900 block of Cecil Avenue around 3 a.m. Wednesday.

Person shot, killed at apartment complex in southwest Louisville

It happened just after 11 p.m. in the 3200 block of Springfield Drive, MetroSafe confirmed.

  Community discusses LMPD’s new traffic stop policy

The traffic stop policy changes, meant to reduce implicit bias, that will take effect in August.

18-year-old charged with murder for shooting death of teen in Victory Park

It was reported around 9:15 p.m. in the 2200 block of Greenwood Avenue, MetroSafe confirmed.

Man shot at house off South Crums Lane in Louisville

It happened around 7:15 p.m. Tuesday on Sunset Drive, MetroSafe confirmed.

Escaped Blackburn Correctional inmate captured in Kenton County

Jonathan Hensley walked away from the Blackburn Correctional Complex around 4:30 p.m. Tuesday. He was serving convitions from out of Jefferson and Davies County.