While the debate over medical marijuana rages on in Kentucky and Indiana, WDRB News traveled to Illinois to see how the state is making cannabis work.
In what has become an annual, police are trying a new approach to combat the sex trafficking that spikes around the area this time of the year.
Charles Boney, identified by prosecutors as a co-conspirator, was convicted in a separate trial and is serving a 225-year prison sentence for the murders of Kim, Jill and Brad Camm.
University of Louisville police recommended McGee and Powell be charged with multiple felony crimes, according to a summary of the investigation.
The Public Safety Committee questioned leaders from the Louisville Metro Youth Detention Center about recent safety concerns revealed in an external audit.
From heartbreak, there is also heroism. Students helping each other escape the shooting.
The youth jail operated by Louisville Metro government suffers from “longstanding problems,” including high turnover among its staff and inadequate educational instruction for the kids in its custody, according to an independent audit completed last year.
For up to 24 hours a day, teenagers can be lodged in the city’s youth detention center, alone in a room except for a toilet, table and small platform.
During 2016 and 2017 alone, six cases were substantiated and led to employees’ leaving their jobs, according to reports obtained through a public records request.
The agency's turnover rate is near 40 percent, the highest in Metro Government.
“There is no place in police departments for men or women who hold such strongly held prejudices, including recommending shooting people simply because of their race,” County Attorney Mike O’Connell wrote about former officer Todd Shaw.
From torn up streets to closed lanes to gridlocked traffic, the condition of downtown Louisville streets can leave folks a little less than jolly, even during the holiday season.
Matt Cappotelli has unending hope facing a kind of cancer that has never been defeated.
The questions posed to Ruth Mosley that prompted her to turn in a resignation letter the same day WDRB's report aired.