Some of the most powerful law enforcement agencies announced a sweep that took 57 people and 13 firearms off the streets. Federal investigators and LMPD completed raids targeting violent crime in Louisville.
Large, formerly abandoned houses, filled with 10 to 20 tenants, spilling out into the neighborhood, attracting prostitutes, severely impaired people, drug dealers doing transactions through car windows, and police officers responding to it all.
They are the so-called Violence Interrupters. They are part of a program that's seen major success in some cities, but came under fire in Louisville after an exclusive WAVE 3 News Troubleshooter investigation.
Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer called Tyler Park a gem as city officials and neighborhood leaders broke ground on renovations there Tuesday. Neighbors said they’re excited to see that gem get a little polish.
When is living in a former meth lab only sort of dangerous? That's the question facing hundreds of property owners across Kentucky as they grapple with the high cost of cleaning up toxic methamphetamine contamination.
It's a Louisville neighborhood known for it's Kentucky Derby Heritage. But, an increase in crime and a growing number of abandoned business in the last few years made it an area that people began to avoid. But as WAVE 3 Investigator Connie Leonard reports, things are changing at Bashford Manor, thanks to a group of people who decided to take back their neighborhood.