Crime

Victim shot in Louisville in critical condition

One person is in critical condition after a shooting. Another is expected to be okay.

LMPD officer facing misconduct, sexual abuse charges

LMPD: Juvenile hit by vehicle he carjacked

1 dead, 2 others injured after shooting in Boone County

  LMPD: Child involved in Newburg crash found with gunshot wound

Report: Madison Correctional Facility employee arrested for alleged role in fatal stabbing

Suspect turns himself in following deadly shooting at Kroger

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Clarksville police looking for man accused of trying to lure juvenile into his car

Man arrested in connection to shooting of Clark County judges back in custody

  Officers investigated in Amanda Berry’s death, woman killed by boyfriend

Man convicted in past shooting death arrested for pointing gun at 2 people

Louisville man arrested after accused of strangling child, LMPD investigating

Salem man charged with child molestation

Arrest made in Elizabethtown double homicide

Taynandree Reed, 27, was arrested and charged with two counts of homicide.

Arrest made in murder of Jennings Co. man missing since March

Alan Marantos was charged with murder, robbery, aggravated battery, abuse of a corpse, obstruction of justice and intimidation on Thursday.

  FOP president, Metro councilwoman hold separate news conferences to talk police-community relations

The fallout from a March officer-involved shooting in Southwest Louisville continued Thursday, after a Louisville Metro councilwoman’s comments from the police encounter that claimed Breonna Taylor’s life.

NKY elementary school teacher arrested on child porn charge

'Every defendant accessing child pornography is cause for concern, but one with direct access to children is extremely alarming.'

  LMPD: Suspect who shot officer from close range now facing attempted murder charge

Police arrest man in connection with shooting of 18-month-old, father in Newburg neighborhood

LMPD: Man dies after stabbing in Portland

21 horses rescued from Wayne County farm after woman charged with animal cruelty

  2 others named in Breonna Taylor police warrant faced prior drug, weapons charges

  LMPD officers serving warrant at Breonna Taylor’s home were not wearing body cameras

  Special prosecutor requested to look into LMPD investigation of Breonna Taylor’s death

Governor Andy Beshear commented on needing to restore confidence in our justice system.

  Officers, suspect involved in deadly confrontation identified

Three LMPD officers were identified Friday, hours after being fired upon while trying to serve a search warrant.

Coroner identifies woman shot and killed in officer-involved shooting

The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office revealed the identity Sunday evening of the woman shot and killed inside a home on Springfield Drive in the middle of an officer-involved shooting.

KSP finds 128 pounds of pot during traffic stop

The bust was made on Interstate 65 in Hardin County Thursday night.

Teen injured in Algonquin shooting

The shooting happened in the 1800 block of South 23rd Street.

Deputies: Man attacks woman with gun after accusing her of stealing Bluetooth speaker

Authorities have arrested 40-year-old Leon Evans and charged him with assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature.

  Deadly daytime shooting rattles quiet Elizabethtown neighborhood

All three victims were shot in a car Wednesday afternoon.

  Mayor, police chief address the Breonna Taylor case

The actions of the three Louisville Metro Police Department officers who conducted a no-knock raid on Breonna Taylor's home are being investigated by the city's Public Integrity Unit.

One charged with attempted murder of state trooper in Whitley Co.

The suspect reportedly dragged a KSP trooper with his vehicle.

Tri-State woman charged in death of 3-year-old son

The toxicology report shows the boy had 380 units of methadone in his system when he died.

2 men dead, woman critically injured in Elizabethtown shooting

There are no suspects in custody.

Cheviot man accused of taking nude videos of 11-year-old girl

Police say the man made recordings on at least two occasions.

  Small business struggling to stay afloat burglarized in Louisville

444 Autobody has been in business for less than a year.

  Baby out of danger after being shot in Louisville

According to Louisville Metro police, the baby and a man in his 30′s where involved a shooting in the area of Cedrus Way Saturday around 8 p.m.

19-year-old charged with reckless homicide in police pursuit killing two in Madison

Indiana State Police served an arrest warrant Monday for a 19-year-old involved in a police pursuit and deadly crash back in January that killed two passengers.

Family Dollar murder suspect waives extradition, will be brought to Flint

Police say a security guard at the Family Dollar store was shot after he told a relative of one of the suspects that she couldn't enter the store without a protective mask, as required to combat the spread of COVID-19.

Green River inmate says he’s not safe from COVID-19: ‘It’s like they’re trying to kill us’

Family members of an inmate at Green River Correctional Complex claim their loved one’s life is at risk inside the facility.

Multiple double-shootings over the weekend shocks community, families mourning

Within this past weekend, there have been 3 double-shootings within 48 hours. 3 people have died.

Family releases identity of 19-year-old shot and killed in Old Louisville

19-year-old Kelsie Small died after being taken to University Hospital following a shooting in the 100 block of Caldwell Street Saturday.

Two shot, child in critical condition

Two were taken to Hospital after shooting. Police don't know where the shooting happened.

Police investigating after attempted ATM theft at Holiday Manor bank

Louisville Metro Police are investigating after an attempted theft of an ATM machine from a bank drive-thru early Saturday morning.

19-year-old dead, 15-year-old injured in early morning shooting

The shooting was reported in the 100 block of Caldwell Street around 2:30 a.m. Saturday, according to Louisville Metro Police Department spokesman Dwight Mitchell.

Woman shot and killed in Columbus apartment, Indiana State Police investigating

Indiana State Police are assisting local law enforcement in Columbus, Indiana after one woman was shot and killed in an apartment complex Friday night.

Female LaRue inmates win settlement against former guard for sexual abuse

The abuse reportedly happened at the LaRue County Detention Center.

Katina Powell pleads guilty to multiple charges

Katina Powell has pleaded guilty to charges stemming from two police encounters this year.

Covington man allegedly assaulted 10-month-old child

The child had part of his skull removed during a procedure at Cincinnati Children's.

Murder charge filed after shooting in Jackson County

The Jackson County sheriff says the victim had a child in common with the suspect's current girlfriend.

Gulfport man sentenced to 25 years for hitting infant in head

Buddy Randall Cox, 23, was sentenced to 25 years in custody for felony child abuse after he admitted to hitting his two-month-old son because the baby would not stop crying.

Feds charge man who threatened Gov. Beshear, KSP troopers

Federal prosecutors say Jeremiah Wooley had assault-style weapons and explosive devices.

Man arrested on burglary charges after telling officers he stole a car to ‘get out of hell’

Minartz told officers the devil came to death to talk to him and he stole a car to “get out of hell.”

  Family says man killed by trooper was changing his life to be a better person for his child

On April 29, a traffic stop turned deadly when Indiana State Police said Trooper Clay Boley pulled over a car for a broken tail light. Inside the car was Malcom Williams, 27, and the driver, his pregnant girlfriend.

Teen shot to death in Shawnee neighborhood identified

The victim, a 15-year-old boy, was found in an alley.

Man shot, killed in Shively identified

The victim was taken to University of Louisville Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Victim brought to hospital following shooting in Russell

A Metrosafe spokesperson confirmed to WAVE 3 News a shooting was reported at 10:44 p.m. near South 20th Street and West Madison.

Victim of deadly shooting in Russell neighborhood identified by deputy coroner

The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office has identified the victim of a shooting in the Russell neighborhood Sunday night.

  Metro budget faces potential cuts as violent crime increases

LMPD leaders claim violent crime is up in nearly every category this year compared to 2019 so far.

One of three arrested with AR-15 for shots fired while ‘cruising’ on Broadway

Jordan Thompson, Alvin Thomas and Twan Moore were arrested on gun-related charges.

Shively police investigating homicide

The shooting happened on Gillette Avenue just off Dixie Highway.

  Details scarce as detectives investigate shooting that killed boy, 2, in Elizabethtown

Detectives in Elizabethtown are investigating a shooting that killed a 2-year-old boy.

  Hundreds gridlock sections of Broadway after Derby without a police detail

A large party left parts of Broadway gridlocked on Derby night.

Victim in deadly Chickasaw neighborhood shooting identified as Doss High School senior

One person was shot and killed in the Chickasaw Neighborhood.

Suspect identified, arrested in multi-state police pursuit leading to SWAT standoff in Louisville

LMPD received calls for assistance from ISP on a police pursuit headed into Louisville from Southern Indiana Saturday morning.

New Albany Police investigating after one person injured in shooting

Police are investigating after a shooting in New Albany leaving one victim injured on Saturday afternoon.

NKY man arrested on sex charges against preteens, teenagers, deputies say

The Boone County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Florence man for several sexual offences, including child pornography, against minors.

LATEST: Man, victim’s daughter arrested in Hardin County murder

Kentucky State Police were sent to a home in the 300 block of Wise Lane Thursday afternoon after a call from Elizabethtown police about a possible homicide.

Southern Indiana police charged with felony misconduct

Dennis Kunkel had been on paid administrative leave since September 11, 2019.

  Popular Louisville event promoter killed, LMPD investigating

Stefon Javon Fletcher, otherwise known as Fonn, was 23.

  Almost every category of violent crime is up in Louisville

LMPD Chief Steve Conrad testified about the increase before the city’s Public Safety Committee.

Teenager identified as victim of 3rd Street Road homicide

The shooting was reported in the 7600 block of Third Street Road around 2 a.m. Wednesday, according to Louisville Metro Police Department spokesman Dwight Mitchell.

Elizabethtown police arrest man after vehicle pursuit

An Elizabethtown man has been arrested after a vehicle pursuit ending at a town mall Tuesday afternoon.

Bardstown police discover person of interest in deadly Camptown Road stabbing

Detectives of the Bardstown Police Department announced they have developed a person of interest in the case of a deadly stabbing Sunday morning.

  Woman arrested for violating self-quarantine order by going to Kroger

The mother of a woman arrested for allegedly violating a self-quarantine order said Tuesday that her daughter did not put anyone in danger.

LMPD: Man shot while driving on I-65

LMPD spokesperson Alicia Smiley reported the driver was hit by a bullet that came through his windshield.

Accused Marshall Co. High School shooter Gabe Parker enters guilty plea

The accused Marshall County High School shooter entered a guilty plea on Tuesday, April 28.

Coroner: Man dies of gunshot wounds, thermal injuries

The shooting was reported in the 1300 block of South 20th Street around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, according to Louisville Metro Police Department spokesman Dwight Mitchell.

Troopers make arrest in Washington County, Ky. shooting

The shooting happened around 7:40 a.m. Monday on Mayes Creek Road approximately seven miles north of Springfrield.

Newburg shooting leaves man in critical condition

Police found the man shot inside of a car Monday evening.

  LMPD looking for person who vandalized Fern Creek Park, high school

Louisville Metro Police said maintenance crews noticed damage to one of the park’s restrooms and graffiti spray-painted on the concession stand.