Crime

Suspected apartment arsonist emotional in court

Prosecutor: Messages show teen plotted SC school shooting

‘My life was in danger’ -- ISP trooper relives shooting as bench trial for Oscar Kays begins

  Report says violence jeopardizes kids’ ability to learn in school

  Kroger shooting: Woman says shooter went through her wallet

Kroger shooting: Deputy coroner releases identity of gunman

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Police release ID of 2 victims in NKY triple shooting; suspect in custody

Walmart employee accused of taking $50k from cash drawers

Frankfort Police nab 6 in drug bust

Woman sought after attempting to mail drugs to jail turns herself in

Bullitt County authorities issue warning after housekeeper arrested for theft

UK issues crime bulletin following another rape on campus

Man pleads guilty to hitting KY trooper on I-65

Louis Dunn pleaded guilty to one count of assault and two counts of wanton endangerment.

  Kroger shooting: Police release video of deadly confrontation with gunman

LMPD leaders on Friday released body-camera video from Thursday night’s deadly shooting of a suspect at a grocery store.

  Portland Kroger shoppers describe Thursday shooting: ‘It was terrifying’

Shoppers who saw firsthand the terror inside Portland's Kroger are still working to wrap their minds around what happened.

Louisville man charged after dog found dead, 5 others starved, dehydrated

A Louisville man has been charged after a dog was found dead and five others were found starving and dehydrated in his backyard.

Former CovCath student indicted on rape, sexual assault charges to be tried as an adult

Adair County man charged after juvenile shot while riding ATV

BCSO searching for gas station robbery suspect

Man charged for allegedly filming wife naked with hidden cameras

LMPD: Four escape injury after shots were fired at car and home, one person arrested

Porch pirates investigation leads to man’s arrest

Man shot multiple times near UK’s campus

The shooting happened just after 6 a.m. Thursday in a popular area for off-campus student housing.

Plan to smuggle drugs into jail foiled; 3 facing charges

The drugs were to be mailed to the jail and distributed by an inmate,

  Andrea Knabel: Equipment stolen from Louisiana K9 search team in town to help find missing Louisville mom

The search for a missing Louisville mother is getting some extra help this week from a search team from Louisiana, but now that crew is experiencing a setback.

Southwestern Jefferson County shooting victim hospitalized

The Louisville Metro Police Department is investigating a shooting in Southwestern Jefferson County.

  WAVE 3 Troubleshooters take deep look into JCPS violence

New reports obtained exclusively by WAVE 3 News through a series of open records requests show more than 600 security investigations have been conducted at JCPS schools so far this school year.

Jeffersonville murder suspect hit with new drug charges

A man charged with killing his co-worker at a tire shop in Jeffersonville is facing additional drug charges.

Police investigating sixth reported rape on UK campus this semester

The University of Kentucky Police Department is investigating the sixth reported rape on the campus this semester.

Man charged with murder following deadly crash

Police said Nolan Wood, 21, was driving north on Dixie Highway on Sunday night when he hit a car turning out of Shorty’s Food Mart.

Kentucky man accused of school threats wants to plead guilty

A man accused of having a detailed plan to attack several Kentucky schools has notified authorities that he now wants to plead guilty

  EXCLUSIVE: 911 call released from shooting at KFC drive thru

WAVE 3 News is hearing how frightening it was inside a Shelbyville KFC after a woman shot a gun through the drive thru window.

Police: Man jailed for stealing electric shopping cart; driving it to a bar

The man told police he thought he would get a DWI if he drove his own car to the bar

Deputies seek women tattooed by man accused of sex crimes

A Kentucky sheriff's office is asking the public for help to find women who were tattooed by a man indicted on multiple sex crimes involving children

Driver throws guns from vehicle, crashes into car while trying to flee police

A driver trying to flee police crashed into another vehicle in the Chickasaw neighborhood of Louisville.

LMPD investigating after teen shot, killed in Russell neighborhood

The shooting happened just after 5 p.m. Friday in the 2700 block of West Muhammad Ali Blvd.

  Suspects identified following hours-long SWAT standoff on South 34th Street

A long standoff ended when a SWAT team fired tear gas into a house on South 34th Street on Friday afternoon.

Indiana man arrested driving 142 miles per hour on interstate

An Indiana man has been arrested and charged with reckless driving after speeding at 142 mph on Interstate 80/94 eastbound early Saturday morning.

Armed robbery in Nicholasville hotel caught on camera

Nicholasville Police are asking for any information in helping catch an armed robbery suspect caught on camera at a hotel on Wednesday night.

22 arrested in ‘Operation Hocus Pocus’ drug investigation in Johnson County, Indiana

Twenty two drug dealers are off the streets in Johnson County, Indiana after a drug investigation known as ‘Operation Hocus Pocus’ on Thursday.

LMPD investigating double shooting in Parkland

The call came in around 7:35 Friday evening on a report of two people shot.

Kentucky man accused of plotting school attack to plead guilty

Dylan Jarrell is accused of using the social media platform Reddit to send online threats that he intended to hurt people at a Kentucky school.

Man who shot at LMPD officer sentenced

Elijah Eubanks was sentenced to 119 months in federal prison and three years of supervised release.

Indiana Attorney General hopes to block release of Jill Behrman’s killer

Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill is appealing a federal court’s ruling to release John Myers.

  Drug roundup puts more than 50 in jail

Suspects across southern Indiana to Louisville are charged with dealing meth and other drugs. Police said several of them also were in possession of guns.

Mom sentenced to 5 years in connection to baby’s death

A judge has sentenced a Kentucky woman to five years in prison in connection to the death of her infant son

  Kentucky agency warns of gas pump skimmers after month of record issues

Across Kentucky, gas pump credit card skimmers are now being found in record numbers by the Department of Agriculture.

2 rushed to hospital after being shot in Newburg

Just as trick-or-treating was winding down in a neighborhood near Newburg, LMPD officers were called to a double shooting.

Parent of JCPS student accused of assaulting school staffers

No one was seriously injured.

Gregory Bush: New competency hearing ordered for accused Kroger killer

The evaluation comes after new information from Gregory Bush’s time in jail that makes experts believe their prior ruling that he is mentally competent is incorrect.

  2 corrections officers plead guilty in case of handcuffed inmate being punched

Two former Louisville Metro Department of Corrections officers pleaded guilty to federal charges Thursday after a video showed a handcuffed inmate being punched in the face.

  Murder suspect Brice Rhodes appears in court, asks to dismiss attorney once again

Rhodes claims his current attorney has made racist comments towards him and he doesn't trust him with the case.

Jennings County K9 officer helps capture fleeing suspect

Thomas Burton is charged with resisting law enforcement and possession of methamphetamine.

UK Police issue crime bulletin due to reported rape on campus

A female student stated she was sexually assaulted by a male student inside a residence hall on campus in September.

Officials: Convicted rapist mistakenly released from Georgia prison captured in NKY

Tony Mayco Munoz-Mendez has been serving a life sentence for rape and aggravated child molestation.

3 people shot outside Dollar General Store

MetroSafe confirmed it happened in the 2700 block of South Fourth Street, a block away from the University of Louisville, just after 8 p.m.

Indiana Court of Appeals denies sentence appeal for convicted child molester Michael Begin

Begin's earliest release date is Oct. 18, 2092.

Record amount of grants awarded to crime victim advocacy programs

A record amount of funding is going toward VOCA programs that help victims of a variety of crimes.

  Louisville family sues city, officers after SWAT raids home

The family in the home said police smashed their front door, used explosive devices and held them at gunpoint, but didn't find anything illegal.

  Student charged following latest videotaped fight at Iroquois High School

The student has not been identified.

Hotel housekeeper charged with burglarizing room of guest

Louisville Metro police say Jessica A. Schilling admitted to pawning the merchandise, but said she was never inside the victim's hotel room.

  Thirty-two percent of JCPS teachers assaulted on job, according to union survey

A new survey from the teacher’s union is finding that an alarming number of teachers have been victims of violence in the classroom.

Neighborhood patrol in New Albany leads to stolen vehicle, drug charges

A neighborhood patrol by a Indiana State Police Trooper leads to an arrest of a New Albany man charged with auto theft and various drug possession charges.

Police: 1st person arrested following new jaywalking ordinance had meth on him

Gregory Denham was arrested Saturday after he was seen walking in traffic and waving his arms, police said.

  3 former LMPD officers are now convicted felons

They made their pleas in federal court Monday, admitting to the scheme and to falsifying citations to show they were at work when they actually weren’t.

Shepherdsville Police looking for suspected porch pirate

The Shepherdsville Police Department is asking for help from anyone who can help identify a person caught on camera suspected of stealing a package off a resident’s porch.

Man convicted on charges from deadly 2018 Radcliff crash

Two teens died in the crash; two others were injured.

Suspect in June armed robbery arrested

The robbery happened on June 29 while the victim and his wife were getting gas for their car.

Man accused of starting fire in garage

A man police said started a fire inside a garage that damaged nearby homes appeared in court Monday.

Lexington man charged with DUI in fatal pedestrian collision

The Lexington Police Department has made an arrest in a case involving a fatal collision with a pedestrian.

Barren County teacher charged with rape, sexual abuse

A Barren County middle school teacher is under arrest, accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a 12-year-old girl.

3 victims shot in separate incidents just minutes, blocks apart

Three people went to the hospital, including one man whom police said was an innnocent bystander.

  Hearing for man who admitted to raping child moved to January

He's the man who police say hit an 8-year-old girl with a shovel a few months ago, then raped her, but there's a big problem with the case of Cane Madden.

Coroner identifies victims in two homicide cases

While the cases are not related, Louisville Metro police were called to both scenes just seven hours apart.

Pekin woman arrested for deadly Ripley County crash

Shannon M. Hubbard, 50, was taken into custody by Indiana State Police after a warrant was issued for her arrest.

  Memories still vivid for officers 1 year after deadly Kroger shooting

One year after a shooter opened fire at a Jeffersontown Kroger store and killed two people, the memories are still vivid for Jeffersontown police officers.

  Metro Council approves $15,000 to go toward thwarting thieves around Hikes Lane area

At a time when LMPD says shootings and homicides are up, and city funds are stretched thin, one Metro Council member is throwing more cash toward fighting crime.

  Testimony continues in trial of man who caused deadly crash after police chase

If convicted, Shawn Welsh could face the rest of his life behind bars.

  Mom accused of trying to sell child appears in court

34-year-old Crystal Smiley appeared in the Ohio County Circuit Court.

Man suspected in Frankfort homicide arrested in Michigan

One man died in the shooting. Two others were wounded.