Heaven Hill sues Bob Dylan-owned whiskey brand in trademark spat
Heaven Hill sues Bob Dylan-owned whiskey brand in trademark spat

Heaven Hill Distillery has filed a trademark infringement lawsuit against Heaven’s Door Spirits, a whiskey line co-owned by Dylan and released earlier this year.

JCPS board to continue talking takeover settlement Monday
JCPS board to continue talking takeover settlement Monday

Jefferson County Board of Education Chairwoman Diane
Porter said the board hoped to have its response to Lewis “as soon as possible.” 

Kevin Wheatley
State may call Hargens as witness at JCPS appeal hearing
State may call Hargens as witness at JCPS appeal hearing

Donna Hargens was superintendent when the state launched its audit of JCPS in February 2017, and she resigned effective July 2017 as the board and staff lost faith in her leadership.

Kevin Wheatley
Goldsmith fifth-grader first to add to new JCPS skills backpack
Goldsmith fifth-grader first to add to new JCPS skills backpack

The 2018-19 school year is the first at Jefferson County Public Schools for its Backpack of Success Skills initiative, which district leaders believe will lead to better outcomes for students.

Kevin Wheatley
U of L did not rely on Chuck Smrt documents in deciding NCAA postseason ban
U of L did not rely on Chuck Smrt documents in deciding NCAA postseason ban

“The University’s position is and always has been that any records held by Mr. Smrt were never in possession of the University, nor were they even shown to the University or President Ramsey"

Jason Riley
JCPS board likely talking takeover settlement Friday
JCPS board likely talking takeover settlement Friday

JCPS announced the special meeting on Thursday, set for 5 p.m. at VanHoose Education Center.

Kevin Wheatley
Mom sues counselor, 5 students after daughter bullied into suicide attempt
Mom sues counselor, 5 students after daughter bullied into suicide attempt

Debra James's other daughter, Tiffany James, is charged with stabbing Madison Branch, identified as a defendant in the lawsuit by the initials M.B., to death in a fight outside a Speedway gas station in June 2017.

Kevin Wheatley
Charges dismissed against ex-U of L basketball player Chane Behanan
Charges dismissed against ex-U of L basketball player Chane Behanan

Behanan pleaded guilty to a possession of marijuana but it was immediately dismissed, after he showed proof he went to a marijuana education class. 

Lewis to JCPS board: Give Pollio power to negotiate takeover settlement
Lewis to JCPS board: Give Pollio power to negotiate takeover settlement

The latest back-and-forth comes as interim Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis and KDE wait on the board’s response to his Friday counterproposal that would avoid complete state management for Jefferson County Public Schools.

Kevin Wheatley
Widower sues RiverLink after late wife charged for tolls – and wins
Widower sues RiverLink after late wife charged for tolls – and wins

Toll officials have yet to respond to the 2017 lawsuit filed in Washington County, Indiana or pay a default judgment in the case.

Marcus Green
Judge lets alleged LMPD Explorer victims stay anonymous in lawsuits
Judge lets alleged LMPD Explorer victims stay anonymous in lawsuits

Several new officers have been identified as being plaintiffs in the seven lawsuits against the city and LMPD

Jason Riley
LMPD deputy chief testifies about 'inaccuracies' in demotion of Harper
LMPD deputy chief testifies about 'inaccuracies' in demotion of Harper

Deputy police chief Michael Sullivan acknowledged Tuesday that Chief Steve Conrad was ultimately “responsible” for an inaccurate form describing why Lt. Jimmy Harper was demoted from his position as major.

Travis Ragsdale & Jason Riley
9 newcomers will compete for 2 seats on JCPS board
9 newcomers will compete for 2 seats on JCPS board

Tuesday’s filing deadline passed with four candidates for District 3, represented by Steph Horne, and four for District 6, held by Lisa Willner, the Democratic candidate in the 35th House District race.

Kevin Wheatley
Judge dismisses Rick Pitino's lawsuit against Adidas
Judge dismisses Rick Pitino's lawsuit against Adidas

U.S. District Judge David J. Hale agreed with the shoe company that the former U of L coach's claims first should be handled in arbitration.

Marcus Green
Louisville union tells workers to vote 'No' on UPS contract
Louisville union tells workers to vote 'No' on UPS contract

The local union wants a $15-per-hour starting wage and opposes the creation of lower-paid "combination" drivers.

Chris Otts
LMPD chief testifies some officers abused overtime money
LMPD chief testifies some officers abused overtime money

Chief Steve Conrad testified there is a criminal investigation ongoing into officers "that were accused of obtaining overtime they didn’t actually work.”

Jason Riley & Travis Ragsdale

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