Crime

1 injured in Old Louisville shooting

The shooting was reported near the intersection of West Oak and Second streets around 5:35 a.m. Thursday, according to MetroSafe.

Feds announce largest drug seizure in Owensboro history

18-year-old shot, killed on New Year’s Day identified

LMPD: Son arrested in connection with December murder of traffic control officer

  Louisville gun violence program launching to help curb homicides

FBI arrests Louisville man for role in U.S. Capitol protests

Man flees with cash after armed robbery, shooting at Shorty’s Liquor Store

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  Murder charges dropped against man in Shively woman’s death

  Man shot during robbery talks about how his life has changed

Man accused of murdering woman on New Year’s Day

Man shot and killed in Dixie Highway triple shooting identified, 2 victims still in critical condition

Man accused of killing parents

Teenager killed in Park Hill shooting identified

Woman taken to hospital following SWAT investigation, shooting at Tyler Park home

A SWAT team was dispatched to a house in Louisville’s Tyler Park neighborhood in response to a barricade situation Monday night.

Woman set to die for killing woman, cutting baby from womb

Lisa Montgomery, who strangled Bobbie Jo Stinnett with a rope before performing a crude cesarean and fleeing with the baby, awaits execution Tuesday.

Officials identify two killed in Shawnee shootings minutes apart

Two victims who were shot and killed in the Shawnee neighborhood in separate shootings minutes apart from each other have been identified Monday.

Nelson County man charged in death of overdose victim

The overdose victim, a 23-year-old man, was found inside a vehicle on Nat Rogers Road Sunday.

Men who died following shooting outside Cole’s Place identified

  Advocate calling for Cole’s Place to close after double homicide

  Vigil held for 21 year old found dead by family

Body found buried in South Louisville identified, man in custody

  Three Shawnee shootings within 15 minutes leave 2 dead, 1 injured

  Woman says her daughter died doing good deed for friends, but the friends won’t help in the case

‘Hook up’ date ends in kidnapping, beating at local motel

The victim went to a fire station early this morning to say he had been kidnapped.

  Man charged in death of abused 3-year-old

Jeffersontown police say the story they were given about how the child was injured didn't add up.

Juvenile, 2 teens charged in homicide of 73 year old

Four people have now been charged in the homicide.

Man accused of selling teenage girls for sexual acts

A man is accused of selling teenage girls for sexual purposes.

1 injured in shooting on Cane Run Road

The shooting was reported in the 4900 block of Cane Run Road around 12:50 p.m. Wednesday, according to MetroSafe.

Clark County man arrested after fleeing traffic stop

Just before midnight Tuesday, a trooper stopped a car on I-65 North near the 55 mile marker in Jackson County. As the trooper walked up to the car, it sped off.

Breonna Taylor case: Cosgrove, Jaynes fired by LMPD

Myles Cosgrove and Joshua Jaynes were each notified January 5 by letter from Chief Yvette Gentry of their firings.

2 teens injured in shooting on Taylorsville Road

Police believe both of the teens were in the same vehicle driving in the 2400 block of Taylorsville Road and were engaged in a shooting with another vehicle.

  2020 ends, 2021 begins with homicides of 2 women

Less than a week into the new year and the Louisville Metro Police Department already has homicides to solve for 2021.

Woman arrested for abuse of an infant

Doctors say the 3-month-old girl suffered severe head trauma.

Woman dropped off at hospital with gunshot wound dies

A woman who died after she was dropped off at a Louisville hospital with a gunshot wound has been identified.

Jeffersonville man convicted in 2018 killing appeals sentence

A man who pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter in the 2018 death of a Jeffersonville woman has appealed the 30-year-sentence given to him by a Clark County judge.

Report: Kentucky woman run over by intoxicated boyfriend

Kenneth Duncan, 21, was charged with DUI and assault and remains in the Grayson County Detention Center.

  Police looking for suspect in Radcliff murder

Police have identified the man murdered New Year’s Eve and are looking for a suspect.

  Free2Hope women’s drop-in center hit with more than 25 bullets

The building was hit by more than 20 bullets.

Woman killed in Shively shooting on New Year’s Day identified by officials

Police were called to a report of a shooting in the 3400 block of Dixie Highway around 5:30 a.m. on Friday, according to Shively police.

Police looking for suspect in assault, robbery investigation at La Grange Walmart

Officials with the La Grange Police Department are searching for a suspect caught on camera who allegedly stole jewelry from a La Grange Walmart store on New Year’s Eve.

December shooting and homicide numbers at record level, according to LMPD data

The number of homicides ties the record set in July, according to community activist Christopher 2X.

Appeals court vacates order delaying woman’s execution in Terre Haute

Lisa Montgomery had been scheduled to be put to death at the Federal Correctional Complex in Terre Haute, Indiana, in December, but Moss delayed the execution after her attorneys contracted coronavirus visiting their client.

Woman whose family found her, man dead inside vehicle identified

The names of a man and woman who were found dead inside of a vehicle in the Smoketown neighborhood have been released.

Louisville man allegedly used stolen Amazon truck to rob music store

Police say Michael Ostrander and an accomplice broke into the Family Music Shop on 3rd Street Road, twice, using an Amazon truck that was stolen.

  Record-breaking year of homicides ends in church leaders’ plea for change

After a record-breaking year of homicides, Louisville church leaders called on city officials and the community to commit to change in 2021.

  Man, woman found fatally shot inside vehicle

The shooting was reported in the 700 block of Lampton Street around 4:30 a.m., according to Louisville Metro Police Department spokesman Dwight Mitchell.

Family dispute leads to shooting in Jeffersonville; 1 dead, suspect at large

A man died after being shot in what investigators said was a family dispute.

  Family tracks down missing 21-year-old with app, finds her dead in car

A family’s frantic search for a 21-year-old who went missing ended in tragedy.

  2020 marks ‘deadliest 5-year period in our city’s history’

A year of record deadly violence in Louisville comes to an end with few clear ideas of what 2021 might hold.

  Cosgrove’s termination letter cites ‘excessive force’

According to the document obtained by WAVE 3 News Troubleshooters, LMPD Interim Chief Yvette Gentry said Det. Myles Cosgrove failed to properly identify the threat during his interviews following the shooting.

  Whiskey theft caught on camera at Henderson liquor store

A woman put a $50 bottle of whiskey under her shirt, then purchased a bottle of vodka and left the store.

  VIDEO: Shively mayor’s suspected DUI crash in White Castle drive-thru

WAVE 3 News was first to report Chester-Burton’s arrest this month, and is the only local media outlet to have obtained the video Wednesday.

  Louisville man returns home to escape trauma, arrives to unwarm welcome

Daniel Feldman returned to Louisville to get away from the traumatization, after he was robbed at gunpoint in San Francisco. It wasn’t too long before Feldman found himself in a familiar situation.

State officials use robotic deer to combat illegal hunting

The deer look-alike is used to catch “spot lighters,” who try to freeze deer with bright lights.

Kentucky mother of 5-year-old blinded after shooting: ‘He’s awake, speaking’

Cacy Roberts said she was in bed with her two sons when bullets came flying through the window.

  ‘It was eerie’: Gruesome Hillview incident leaves child shot in the head, suspect dead of suicide

Neighbors told WAVE 3 News they rushed to help the victims after the tragedy.

  2 men reformed their life from crime to inspire others to do the same

Two local men who grew up running the streets of Louisville, entrenched in drug deals, robberies and gun violence, are now working together to show others they can turn their lives around like they did.

  LMPD homicide detective reveals factors behind shootings, unsolved cases

A homicide detective in the Louisville Metro Police Department picks up a new homicide case nearly every 20 days.

  Louisville homicide victim’s sister allegedly carjacked, held at gunpoint before Christmas

The victim told WAVE 3 News she was approached by three hooded men on Del Park Terrace in Shawnee Tuesday.

Kentucky boy, 5, now permanently blind after shots fired into home

A 5-year-old boy is now permanently blind after someone fired shots into a home.

Mother charged in death of 9-month-old son

A woman is accused of killing her 9-month-old son, according to Lexington police.

Woman shot, killed in Portland neighborhood

The shooting was reported in the 2200 block of Bank Street around 12:45 p.m. Wednesday, according to Louisville Metro Police Department spokesman Dwight Mitchell.

Louisville man captured in Cheviot after third police chase since July

David Hammond has led Tri-State police on three separate chases in 2020, including one in which he assaulted an officer.

Investigators say Ky. man shot and killed wife, sons before turning gun on himself

According to Kentucky State Police on Tuesday, the preliminary autopsy results showed all four died of gunshot wounds.

Man dies in shooting on Grand Avenue

A man died after he was shot early Tuesday morning.

18-year-old shot, killed near Dixie Hwy. church identified

The shooting was reported in the 2200 block of Dixie Highway around 1 p.m. Monday, according to MetroSafe.

Deputies: Mom with .328 BAC drives with child in car

Deputies say a woman drove an eight-year-old child from Vincennes to Vanderburgh County while four times the legal alcohol limit.

Man accused of killing father in Oakland City charged with voluntary manslaughter

The man arrested Saturday night after a shooting in Oakland City was in court Monday morning.

Officials looking for suspect vehicle in Laurel County homicide

Laurel County Sheriff’s Office is requesting assistance in locating a suspect vehicle allegedly involved in a homicide Sunday afternoon.

St. Joseph shooting victim identified in Louisville

The shooting was reported in the 2200 block of Arthur Ford Court around 2 a.m. Friday.

Man dies in shooting in St. Joseph neighborhood

The shooting was reported in the 2200 block of Arthur Ford Court around 2 a.m. Friday, according to Louisville Metro Police Department spokesman Dwight Mitchell.

3 teen girls arrested for death of 50-year-old on River Road

All three are charged with one count of murder.

2 wanted for questioning after lottery tickets stolen from Meade County stores

The suspects are believed to be traveling in a 2011 black Chevy Impala and a late model black Ford Escape.

Woman found dead inside home on Cane Run Road identified as LMPD employee

Dispatchers were called about “a person down” inside of a home around noon Wednesday.

2 men shot, killed in Cloverleaf neighborhood identified

Two men who were shot and killed in the Cloverleaf neighborhood have been identified.

Double homicide investigation underway in Cloverleaf

A WAVE 3 News photographer said the crime scene is at a gas station.

Man found dead in Iroquois Park identified

Officers responded to a report of a person down in the 7000 block of Sanders Gate Road around 6 a.m. Tuesday, according to Louisville Metro Police Department spokeswoman officer Beth Ruoff.

  Accused killer of popular protester had history of trouble with the law

The man accused of carjacking and killing a popular Louisville protester wasn’t supposed to even have a gun, WAVE 3 News Troubleshooters have learned.

  Broken eye glasses led to arrest of Travis Nagdy’s alleged killer

WAVE 3 News Troubleshooters got a copy of the federal affidavit, detailing how authorities worked the case and pieced together the clues.

Kroger shooter Gregory Bush sentenced to life in prison without parole

The man who killed two Black people at a suburban grocery store in 2018 was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison without the possibility of parole.

Federal charges stand for suspect in Louisville protester killing

The man accused of killing a well-known Louisville protester appeared in court Tuesday to see if he would be kept in custody.