JCPS quietly paying pricey bullying settlements with taxpayer money
JCPS quietly paying pricey bullying settlements with taxpayer money

Jefferson County Public Schools quietly pays out hundreds of thousands of dollars in settlements to children who were tormented and attacked in Louisville schools, and taxpayers cover the cost.

As legalization talk continues in Kentucky and Indiana, neighboring Illinois is making medical marijuana work
As legalization talk continues in Kentucky and Indiana, neighboring Illinois is making medical marijuana work

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.

May 9th, 5:25 pm by Chris Sutter
LMPD using new tactics to crack down on sex crimes during Kentucky Derby week
LMPD using new tactics to crack down on sex crimes during Kentucky Derby week

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.

May 1st, 4:31 pm by Valerie Chinn
Serving a 225-year sentence, Charles Boney vows he's a changed man, he's innocent and David Camm is guilty
Serving a 225-year sentence, Charles Boney vows he's a changed man, he's innocent and David Camm is guilty

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.

April 30th, 5:38 pm by Lindsay Allen
Katina Powell, Andre McGee ran ‘criminal syndicate,’ U of L police concluded in 2016 investigation
Katina Powell, Andre McGee ran ‘criminal syndicate,’ U of L police concluded in 2016 investigation

University of Louisville police recommended McGee and Powell be charged with multiple felony crimes, according to a summary of the investigation.

March 22nd, 2:02 pm by Jason Riley
WDRB SPECIAL REPORT | Are school buses going too fast?
WDRB SPECIAL REPORT | Are school buses going too fast?

In just minutes, we clocked eight buses speeding. And that was just the start.

March 14th, 10:12 am by Valerie Chinn
Public Safety Committee questions juvenile jail leaders on safety and audit concerns
Public Safety Committee questions juvenile jail leaders on safety and audit concerns

The Public Safety Committee questioned leaders from the Louisville Metro Youth Detention Center about recent safety concerns revealed in an external audit.

February 28th, 11:12 pm by Katrina Helmer
Marshall County community remembers victims and honors heroes a month after mass school shooting
Marshall County community remembers victims and honors heroes a month after mass school shooting

From heartbreak, there is also heroism. Students helping each other escape the shooting. 

February 27th, 3:07 pm by Valerie Chinn
Louisville's juvenile jail fights for solutions to 'longstanding problems' despite impending budget cuts
Louisville's juvenile jail fights for solutions to 'longstanding problems' despite impending budget cuts

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. 

February 7th, 6:15 pm by Katrina Helmer
Confinement in Louisville's juvenile jail is ‘excessive and inappropriate,’ report finds
Confinement in Louisville's juvenile jail is ‘excessive and inappropriate,’ report finds

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.

February 6th, 4:13 pm by Gil Corsey
At least 5 employees of Louisville's juvenile jail have violated sexual misconduct policies since 2016, records show
At least 5 employees of Louisville's juvenile jail have violated sexual misconduct policies since 2016, records show

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.

February 5th, 7:40 pm by Katrina Helmer
Whistleblower claims record number of juvenile murder charges follows cover-ups and dysfunction in Louisville youth detention
February 1st, 4:37 pm by Gil Corsey
Prospect assistant police chief told LMPD recruit to 'shoot' black people
Prospect assistant police chief told LMPD recruit to 'shoot' black people

“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. 

January 19th, 1:35 pm by Jason Riley
Rough ride for downtown Louisville drivers will soon get smoother
Rough ride for downtown Louisville drivers will soon get smoother

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. 

December 13th, 4:24 pm by David Scott
VIDEO | Former WWE superstar from Louisville wrestles with life in second round of brain cancer
VIDEO | Former WWE superstar from Louisville wrestles with life in second round of brain cancer

Matt Cappotelli has unending hope facing a kind of cancer that has never been defeated.

December 11th, 5:39 pm by Gil Corsey
West Buechel city councilwoman resigns following WDRB investigation
West Buechel city councilwoman resigns following WDRB investigation

The questions posed to Ruth Mosley that prompted her to turn in a resignation letter the same day WDRB's report aired. 

December 5th, 4:17 pm by Gil Corsey

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