Crime

Man, child die following shooting in Jacobs neighborhood

Two people died from gunshot wounds following a shooting near the intersection of West Southern Heights and Kahleter avenues Friday afternoon.

ISP: Jasper woman stole items from home while family traveled out of town

2 Indiana cops charged with battery in protesters’ arrests

Identity of shooting victim who died after being dropped off at fire station released

Deadly Kroger parking lot shooting victim identified

  Downtown businesses still boarded up as city awaits AG’s Breonna Taylor decision

  Tougher penalties, federal task force to address Jefferson County carjackings

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Gunshot victim taken to UofL Hospital in personal vehicle

Hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of jewelry stolen from a Bowling Green home and business

Court warns of rising scam phone calls

Misplaced rape kit leads to child molestation charges 14 years later

LMPD: Woman driving with suspended license charged with DUI, assault after hitting skateboarder

Identity of man shot and killed on East Jefferson Street in late July released

Man charged in Bullitt County murder

The shooting happened early Sunday in the Triangle Lane area. The suspect was arrested the next day.

Name of victim in deadly Shawnee neighborhood shooting released

The shooting happened around 5:30 p.m. Monday in the 600 block of South 40th Street.

  Crystal Rogers’ mother says prayers are answered as FBI takes over daughter’s death investigation

Rogers disappeared in 2015 and her body still has not been found more than five years later.

Lexington hospice patient dies a day after nurse accused of stealing medication from her

66-year-old Doris Grant, who was under hospice care, passed away Monday morning.

  Louisville homicides eclipse total from 2019 and it’s only August

  4 people shot, 2 dead after early morning shootings in Louisville

Columbus SWAT arrests Bartholomew Co. man for domestic violence; 2nd man on drug charges

Man shot, killed in Smoketown identified

1 dead, 1 in critical condition following shooting in Cane Run Road

Crystal Rogers: FBI searching for drivers in surveillance photos, conclude search activities in Bardstown

Homicide totals since August 2020 surpass 2019’s totals, community activist Christopher 2X says

The total number of homicides so far in 2020 has surpassed the total number of homicides in all of 2019, according to community activist Christopher 2X.

  Family of local recording artist wants to keep his legacy alive after he was shot and killed

A family is mourning after the death of Jonah Ware

Toddler dead in apparent drowning

A child's death is under investigation after they drowned in a pool.

  Crystal Rogers: FBI on day 3 of investigations on boyfriend’s family farm

Investigators are on day three, searching on Brooks Houck’s family farm for any signs of where Crystal Rogers could be.

Local recording artist identified as victim shot, killed in Chickasaw neighborhood

A local musician and recording artist has been identified as the victim of the deadly Chickasaw neighborhood shooting Friday afternoon.

Record number of homicides and shootings in July, LMPD Homicide unit data reports

Louisville Metro Police along with the Christopher 2X Game Changers organization, report another record month of homicide and shooting numbers within the city,

  Louisville daughter grieves father killed on her 14th birthday as city’s homicide numbers climb

Homicides are on the rise in Louisville, with LMPD data showing as of Sunday, there have been 84 homicides in the city this year alone.

  Identity of Breckinridge Co. double homicide suspect revealed

KSP Elizabethtown says the murders occurred in the Garfield Community.

Man shot, killed on Crittenden Drive identified

The shooting was reported on Crittenden Drive, near Maylawn Avenue, around 2:45 a.m. Wednesday, according to Louisville Metro Police Department spokeswoman Alicia Smiley.

Accused serial robber charged in shooting at downtown store

In addition to the shooting, Robert T. McQueen is charged with committing 12 robberies.

Gunshot victim dies after being dropped off at hospital

One person died after three people with gunshot wounds were taken to a Louisville hospital.

Third victim dies after chase ends in crash in Shively

Three people have now died after Brison crash into another vehicle while fleeing police.

LMPD data shows almost 1 carjacking per day since June

Police data shows 58 reported carjackings in 65 days between June 1 and August 4.

  3 dead in overnight shootings across Louisville

Three people are dead after a string of shootings Tuesday night into Wednesday morning.

Man accused of scamming $1 Million over studying software

NurseVersity was supposed to help future nurses study for their exams.

Appeal denied for man sentenced to 64 years in child abuse case

Keller threatened to kill his wife if she told police.

Man killed in Parkland double shooting identified

The shooting was reported near the intersection of 26th Street and Greenwood Avenue around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, according to Louisville Metro Police Department spokeswoman Alicia Smiley.

Man dies following shooting in Shawnee neighborhood

The shooting was reported in the 400 block of South 39th Street around 6 a.m. Wednesday, according to Louisville Metro Police Department spokesman Dwight Mitchell.

  Carjacking victim says suspects stole car at gunpoint before leading police on chase in Louisville, Oldham Co.

The car the two suspects were in matched the description of a Lexus that reported stolen in an armed carjacking in Louisville.

Shooting reported in Russell, at least 1 injured

Few details were immediately available, but Metrosafe confirmed that the shooting happened just before 9:45 p.m.

  Latest Louisville carjacking victim fires back at suspect

Carjackings are happening in several areas of the city and police are warning drivers to be aware.

Nearly $500K in counterfeit items seized in Louisville

The merchandise was in a parcel sent from Hong Kong headed to Atlanta.

Victims identified from double homicide investigation in California neighborhood

The two victims found shot dead in a car Friday evening in the California neighborhood have been identified by the Jefferson County Coroner’s Office.

Woman arrested in connection to deadly shooting in Newburg neighborhood

An arrest has been made in connection to a shooting last Sunday night in the Newburg neighborhood where a 29-year-old woman was killed.

  ’It just gets progressively worse’: Sister of teen in LMPD chase feels system failed him

"It just gets progressively worse and worse and worse," Savannah Levay told WAVE 3 News. "I would love to see him just be himself. He's not being himself."

  4 suspects sought in burglary at Derb E Cigs in Middletown

Anyone with information is asked to call Louisville Metro Police at (502) 574-LMPD.

  Neighborhoods in city’s West End need help combating violence

A series of shootings has multiple Louisville neighborhoods worried for their safety.

  Man wanted for fleeing police and causing deadly crash arrested driving stolen vehicle

Guy Larry Brison, Jr., 20, of Louisville, was arrested around 6:40 p.m. Thursday on the Watterson Expressway near Dixie Highway in a stolen vehicle.

One person injured in shooting involving Lexington police officer

Lexington police say there was a brief foot chase before the shooting.

Man shot in Portland neighborhood

The shooting was reported in the 300 block of North 19th Street around 1 a.m. Friday, according to LMPD spokesman Dwight Mitchell.

LMPD: 3 juveniles arrested after leading police on chase in stolen car through Fairgrounds

The chase ended on Taylor Boulevard at Kahlert Avenue after the driver stopped.

  LMPD officers save baby in deadly Shively Police chase

“It’s not just being a police officer, it’s being a human at that point,” LMPD Officer Kyle Willis told WAVE 3 News.

Man killed in Shelby Park shooting identified

Officers were called to the 700 block of E. Kentucky Street where they found a man who had been shot around 4:15 p.m.

Man shot in Algonquin; LMPD investigating

Anyone with information on the shooting can call LMPD’s anonymous tip line at (502) 574-LMPD.

Shooting on W. Broadway leaves woman seriously injured

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to contact the LMPD at 502-574-LMPD (5673).

Man charged with shooting of teen in Bardstown

Tyran Maddox is charged with attempted murder and wanton endangerment.

2nd person in vehicle hit by truck fleeing police dies

The victim was a passenger in car that was hit by the fleeing vehicle when it ran a red light at Dixie Highway and Crums Lane around 11:35 p.m. Monday.

  UofL trauma surgeon fears 2020 could be one of Louisville’s most violent years

A disturbing trend in UofL’s data is that violence between people who have some kind of relationship with each other has nearly doubled.

  FBI, LMPD arrest 11 gang-affiliated suspects in drug trafficking, violent crime sting

The U.S. Attorney’s Office says it’s one of the largest federal takedowns of its type in recent Louisville history.

  Vehicle fleeing police strikes cars killing 1, injuring multiple others

Shively police say the pickup truck fled after officers responding to a possible domestic violence situation approached it in a parking lot.

Law enforcement leaders discuss police reform

With police reform in the national spotlight, the issues that came up included choke holds, and use of force.

Teen killed in shooting on W. Kentucky Street identified

A 19-year-old who died after a shooting in Louisville’s Limerick neighborhood has been identified.

1 shot in Shawnee neighborhood

The shooting was reported in the 3400 block of Herman Street around 5:30 a.m. Tuesday, according to LMPD spokesman Dwight Mitchell.

  Louisville violence: More than 300 shootings reported this year as at least 6 more are confirmed Monday

At least nine people were shot over the weekend and on Monday there were at least six more confirmed shootings.

Two 14-year-olds injured in Southside double shooting

Louisville Metro police officers are investigating a double shooting that took place Monday around 9 p.m. in the 100 block of E. Southland Blvd.

2 men wounded in separate afternoon shootings minutes apart

Both victims are being treated at University of Louisville Hospital. One of the men is listed as critical.

Man shot in Shawnee neighborhood

The shooting was reported in the 3900 block of West Market Street at 10:45 a.m. Monday, according to LMPD spokesman Dwight Mitchell.

  Community activist says city is dealing with highest number of homicides in 18 years

Anti-gun violence advocate and community activist Christopher 2X said Saturday marked a record-breaking number for criminal homicides in a single month in almost 18 years.

  76 protesters arrested during NuLu demonstration

A group of demonstrators is being dispersed back by police after protesters blocked the 700 block of East Market Street in NuLu to traffic.

Evansville police looking for arson suspect who reportedly threw Molotov Cocktail at home

The Evansville Police Department is looking for an arson suspect who reportedly threw a Molotov Cocktail at a victim’s home that had his family inside.

  Cashier shot during attempted robbery in downtown Louisville

The shooting was reported near the intersection of First and Liberty streets around 4:45 a.m. Friday, according to MetroSafe.

Woman charged with murder after fatal California neighborhood shooting

Debra Denise Monie is charged with murder and tampering with physical evidence, per LMPD spokeswoman Alicia Smiley.

  One year after LaRue Co. double murder-suicide, family of victim still finding more questions than answers

Brittany Wilson's family says she was a victim of domestic violence, and they want to use her story to encourage others to get out before things get bad.

Man shot, killed in California neighborhood identified

Officers were called to a report of a shooting in the 1700 block of Garland Avenue around 2 a.m. Tuesday, according to Louisville Metro Police Department spokesman Dwight Mitchell.

Arrest warrant issued for Louisville man who rammed into NKY police cruiser

David Hammond fled police after an incident in Kenton County Tuesday night. He remains at large.

St. Denis shooting leaves at least 2 injured

Police are investigating a double shooting on Rockaway Drive.

At least 1 person wounded in Jacobs shooting

An investigation is underway by LMPD officers into a shooting involving at least one victim on Manslick Road.

UPDATE: Coroner IDs pedestrian killed crossing Dixie Highway Saturday night

Reports came in for the pedestrian struck on the 6900 block of Dixie Highway around 11:15 p.m. Saturday night.