Key questions that may be answered Wednesday in the LMPD sex scandal investigation
Key questions that may be answered Wednesday in the LMPD sex scandal investigation

What did police and city officials know about officers allegedly sexually abusing scouts, and when did they know it? And, perhaps most importantly, what did they do about it?

June 26th, 11:51 am by Jason Riley
Attorney asks judge to force city to turn over LMPD Explorer report
Attorney asks judge to force city to turn over LMPD Explorer report

The motion asks a judge to order Mayor Fischer's office to release the report and all documents, recorded interviews and other materials created during the investigation.

June 25th, 5:26 pm by Jason Riley
Judge rules that Jefferson Co. judge candidate move on to general election
Judge rules that Jefferson Co. judge candidate move on to general election

The decision comes in the wake of Danny Alvarez's sudden death.

June 25th, 12:47 pm by Jason Riley
LMPD releases body cam footage to find suspect police say shot officer
LMPD releases body cam footage to find suspect police say shot officer

Graphic body cam footage was released of the shooting on Golden Turtle Circle on June 21, 2017.

June 21st, 11:27 am by Jason Riley
Mayor's office withholding key details of LMPD sex abuse investigation
Mayor's office withholding key details of LMPD sex abuse investigation

The Fischer administration, citing attorney-client privilege, blacked out the names of other people Kerry Harvey interviewed – presumably even including Louisville Metro Police Chief Steve Conrad.

June 18th, 6:38 pm by Jason Riley & Travis Ragsdale
Kentucky Supreme Court rules death penalty IQ law is unconstitutional
Kentucky Supreme Court rules death penalty IQ law is unconstitutional

In its ruling, the Kentucky high court found the state's current law to be “an outdated test for ascertaining intellectually disability."

June 14th, 2:02 pm by Jason Riley
SUNDAY EDITION | Video shows final moments of Ky. inmate who starved to death
SUNDAY EDITION | Video shows final moments of Ky. inmate who starved to death

“The death of Inmate James Embry occurred as the result of a systemic failure at the Kentucky State Penitentiary involving many interacting issues,” the Department of Corrections investigation concluded. 

May 31st, 4:56 pm by Jason Riley
Public defender's office seeks mistrial after lawyer's 2 a.m. jail visit
Public defender's office seeks mistrial after lawyer's 2 a.m. jail visit

“It’s clear that Mr. McLeod had extensive contact with Mr. Greenwell about the case while he represented another party who was potentially adverse to him,” Lambert argued. “This is so dangerous and so profound.”

May 25th, 2:34 pm by Jason Riley
Kentucky appeals court gives win to Louisville traffic scofflaw program
Kentucky appeals court gives win to Louisville traffic scofflaw program

The ruling means the program run by County Attorney Mike O'Connell can continue.

May 25th, 10:45 am by Jason Riley
Alleged victims in LMPD sex abuse scandal ask to remain anonymous in lawsuits
Alleged victims in LMPD sex abuse scandal ask to remain anonymous in lawsuits

An attorney argued the alleged victims were juveniles when the assaults occurred, and their "privacy interests clearly outweigh the necessity to reveal" the names to the public. 

May 24th, 12:45 pm by Jason Riley
Judge: U of L likely made 'deliberate attempt' to conceal basketball scandal records
Judge: U of L likely made 'deliberate attempt' to conceal basketball scandal records

A Circuit Court judge has ordered U of L to turn over the documents former President James Ramsey and consultant Chuck Smrt used to ban the men's basketball team from 2016 postseason play.

May 23rd, 3:42 pm by Jason Riley
Louisville grand jury declines to indict LMPD officer
Louisville grand jury declines to indict LMPD officer

Commonwealth's Attorney Thomas Wine said Stumler "accidentally ... pulled the trigger" when she shot Warrick while attempting to turn on a flashlight mounted on her weapon. 

May 21st, 4:10 pm by Jason Riley
O'Connell, Ackerson trade barbs in spirited race for Jefferson County attorney
O'Connell, Ackerson trade barbs in spirited race for Jefferson County attorney

Veiled racism. Allegations of covering up the sexual abuse of teens by Louisville Metro Police. Forcing employees to make campaign contributions – or be fired.

May 17th, 5:29 pm by Jason Riley
White nationalist who harassed woman at Trump rally ordered to serve 38 days in jail
White nationalist who harassed woman at Trump rally ordered to serve 38 days in jail

A judge ordered Heimbach to jail for violating his probation on a conviction for physically harassing a woman during a protest at a 2016 rally for then-presidential candidate Donald Trump in Louisville.

May 15th, 10:13 am by Jason Riley
Bullitt County police departments at center of rape, cover-up claims
Bullitt County police departments at center of rape, cover-up claims

After a woman told police in the small Bullitt County city of Hillview in September that she had been raped, a detective took the her to the home of the man accused in the sexual assault. That man was D.J. Reynolds, the chief of police in another small city in the county, Pioneer Village.  

May 10th, 4:46 pm by Jason Riley

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