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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.
EXCLUSIVE: Surveillance video shows moments KSP fires on suspect before downtown chase
1 dead, 8 injured in multiple overnight shootings in Louisville
Police: driver shot by passenger on I-264, shooter flees with vehicle
Police say they have a person of interest and are currently seeing them.
Published June 16, 2019 at 10:05 AM
Man found shot on sidewalk in Chickasaw
A man was found shot on a sidewalk in the Chickasaw neighborhood Saturday morning.
Published June 15, 2019 at 12:22 PM
New details on man accused of wild police chase through downtown Louisville
Thomas Trummer is locked up in Metro Corrections on a $100,000 bond.
Published June 14, 2019 at 9:56 PM
Police: Driver of stolen car ran from police, caught by K-9
James Smith and Brook Graf were in Nelson County with a stolen white Ford pickup truck, police said.
Published June 14, 2019 at 9:15 PM
Corydon man arrested for sex crime involving a minor
An investigation was launched after it was suggested he had an inappropriate relationship with a juvenile.
Published June 14, 2019 at 8:23 PM
State audit of former Bullitt Co. sheriff notes mismanagement of money, illegal tow lot operations
State inspections found Tinnell collected fees for a tow lot he operated, which violates state law.
Published June 14, 2019 at 6:29 PM
Hotel Louisville shooting caught on camera
Antonio McRae awaiting murder sentence
Deputies investigating shooting death of horse in Muhlenberg Co.
Police: Owensboro man arrested after truck he parked on tracks gets hit by train
Former LMPD officer indicted for bribery
Car seat, stroller stolen from family whose child has special needs
Indiana man says attempted kidnapping is ‘big misunderstanding’
Benjamin Dillon is accused of breaking into an apartment and trying to kidnap a little girl.
Published June 14, 2019 at 6:21 PM
Driver in deadly hit and run surrenders to police
Anthony Grundy, 40, of Louisville, turned himself in to police and admitted that he was driving the red Jeep on the night of the accident.
Published June 14, 2019 at 4:14 PM
Man sentenced to more than a century and a half in prison for double murder
Friday morning, Deshay Hackner, he was sentenced to 157 years in prison in Tippecanoe County Superior Court.
Published June 14, 2019 at 2:30 PM
East Ala. woman charged with murder days after husband seeks protection order
A Thursday afternoon shooting in Lee County is now a murder investigation, and the suspect is confirmed to be the victim’s wife, according to the Lee County Sheriff’s Office.
Published June 14, 2019 at 1:28 PM
KSP: Trooper shot at suspect who tried to run him over in downtown Louisville
Police said this was the second time the suspect endangered the life of a state trooper.
Published June 14, 2019 at 1:33 AM
DPS: Gangster Disciples have called for deaths of police officers
After violent demonstrations in Memphis spurred by the death of Brandon Webber, a street gang has called for the killing of cops.
Published June 13, 2019 at 11:08 PM
‘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.
Sean Edmondson and
Man pleads guilty to murder of Jeffersonville business owner
Antonio McRae may face anywhere from a 45 to 65 year prison sentence.
Published June 13, 2019 at 7:06 PM
Alaska murder suspect leads investigators to arrest Indiana man for child porn
A murder investigation in Alaska led investigators to arrest a man hundreds of miles away in New Salisbury, Indiana.
Published June 13, 2019 at 5:47 PM
Man shot, killed in Smoketown neighborhood
It happened around 12:30 a.m. Thursday on Roselane Street, MetroSafe confirmed.
Published June 13, 2019 at 12:42 AM
Michael Begin appeals 120-year sentence for child molesting
Begin pleaded guilty to 20 counts of level 4 felony child molestation in January.
Published June 12, 2019 at 9:39 PM
Vandals target Muhammad Ali on Kentucky Rushmore mural
Ali’s face on the mural sits next to Abraham Lincoln and Colonel Sanders, neither of which appear to be tampered with.
Published June 12, 2019 at 9:28 PM
Man caught on camera casing out Covington homes, stealing porch furniture
Covington police are on the lookout for a man recently caught on camera stealing furniture from people’s porches.
Published June 12, 2019 at 9:09 PM
Group fights to save Louisville Triple Crown of Running
ALERT DAY: Flash flooding threat remains thanks to repeated rounds of rain
1 arrested after water rescue in Floyd County
StormTALK! Monday Edition
50th Dirt Bowl kicks off in Algonquin Park
Father swept away in flood water dies; wife, children rescued
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.
Published June 12, 2019 at 7:31 PM
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.
Charles Gazaway and
Published June 12, 2019 at 6:54 PM
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.
Published June 12, 2019 at 5:30 PM
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.
Jared Goffinet and
Published June 12, 2019 at 5:00 PM
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.
Published June 12, 2019 at 4:58 PM
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.
Published June 12, 2019 at 4:19 PM
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.
Published June 12, 2019 at 1:45 PM
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.
Published June 12, 2019 at 1:36 PM
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.
Published June 12, 2019 at 11:31 AM
Man accused of raping sleeping woman
A man is accused of raping a stranger who was sleeping inside of a home.
Published June 12, 2019 at 10:38 AM
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.
Published June 11, 2019 at 11:22 PM
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.
Published June 11, 2019 at 9:58 PM
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.
Published June 11, 2019 at 7:50 PM
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.
Published June 11, 2019 at 7:33 PM
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.
Published June 11, 2019 at 5:12 PM
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.
Published June 11, 2019 at 5:11 PM
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.
Published June 11, 2019 at 4:16 PM
1 dead, KSP trooper injured in Perry County shooting
This is the second officer-involved shooting in the area, within the last three weeks.
Published June 11, 2019 at 3:32 PM
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.
Published June 11, 2019 at 10:48 AM
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.
Published June 10, 2019 at 9:13 PM
LIST: Jefferson County Attorney releases full list of deadbeat parents
On first glance, several deadbeats owed more than $100,000 in back child support.
Published June 10, 2019 at 8:08 PM
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.
Published June 10, 2019 at 3:36 PM
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.
Published June 10, 2019 at 3:10 PM
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.
Published June 10, 2019 at 12:56 PM
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.
Published June 10, 2019 at 12:32 PM
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.
John P. Wise
Published June 10, 2019 at 12:02 PM
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.
Published June 10, 2019 at 9:58 AM
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.
Published June 10, 2019 at 8:57 AM
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.
Published June 9, 2019 at 8:20 PM
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.
Published June 7, 2019 at 10:04 PM
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.
Kristina Francis and
Published June 7, 2019 at 6:33 PM
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.
Published June 7, 2019 at 3:39 PM
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.
Published June 7, 2019 at 3:28 PM
Former LMPD officer accused of taking bribes arraigned
William Garrett, 30, was indicted and arrested on June 6.
Published June 7, 2019 at 12:21 PM
'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.
Jennifer Edwards Baker and
Published June 6, 2019 at 9:52 PM
Drugs found on man after jaywalking on Preston Highway
Police discovered a man had drugs on him after being stopped for jaywalking.
Published June 6, 2019 at 6:32 PM
Man indicted in murder of 15-year-old asks judge to dismiss case
James Mallory, 36, was arrested and charged with murder in 2012.
Published June 6, 2019 at 5:56 PM
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.
Published June 6, 2019 at 4:43 PM
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.
Published June 6, 2019 at 12:46 PM
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.
Published June 6, 2019 at 11:27 AM
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.
Published June 6, 2019 at 11:07 AM
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.
Published June 6, 2019 at 10:09 AM
Three grisly deaths in Louisville in just 10 hours
The violence started around 11 p.m. Tuesday and continued well past daybreak on Wednesday.
Published June 5, 2019 at 6:53 PM
Former Hopkinsville High band director charged with rape of juvenile student
The charges date back to incidents in 2017.
Published June 5, 2019 at 6:21 PM
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.
Published June 5, 2019 at 5:48 PM
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.
Published June 5, 2019 at 3:59 PM
Judge sets bond for Victory Park murder suspect at $2 million
The judge said she believed Brandon Briceno was a danger to the community.
Published June 5, 2019 at 1:36 PM
Police: Armed man kidnapped juvenile from grocery store
Police said the suspect pointed a gun at people who tried to intervene.
Sarah Jackson and
Published June 5, 2019 at 1:06 PM
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.
Published June 5, 2019 at 12:56 PM
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.
John P. Wise
Published June 5, 2019 at 12:49 PM
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.
Published June 5, 2019 at 12:34 PM
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.
Published June 5, 2019 at 11:29 AM
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.
Published June 5, 2019 at 10:40 AM
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.
Published June 5, 2019 at 1:12 AM
Community discusses LMPD’s new traffic stop policy
The traffic stop policy changes, meant to reduce implicit bias, that will take effect in August.
Published June 5, 2019 at 12:43 AM
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.
Laurel Mallory and
Published June 4, 2019 at 9:49 PM
Man shot at house off South Crums Lane in Louisville
It happened around 7:15 p.m. Tuesday on Sunset Drive, MetroSafe confirmed.
Published June 4, 2019 at 9:27 PM
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.
Published June 4, 2019 at 8:57 PM
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