JCPS board to continue takeover settlement talks Friday
JCPS board to continue takeover settlement talks Friday

The Jefferson County Board of Education met for more than two hours behind closed doors Tuesday and announced that negotiations would continue in a special meeting Friday.

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.

Jason Riley
Lawsuit: Kentucky woman was unlawfully arrested and detained by ICE
Lawsuit: Kentucky woman was unlawfully arrested and detained by ICE

Riccy Mabel Enriquez-Perdomo claims she was shuttled to nine different locations throughout Kentucky, Illinois and Indiana, deprived of sleep and fed only once a day.

Jason Riley
Assistant U of L football coach arrested for DUI
Assistant U of L football coach arrested for DUI

Tight ends coach Chris Klenakis, 50, was charged about 1 a.m. Sunday with reckless driving, wanton endangerment, DUI and possession of alcohol.

Jason Riley
Former Ky. education chief may testify at JCPS takeover hearing
Former Ky. education chief may testify at JCPS takeover hearing

Former Education Commissioner Stephen Pruitt was expected to recommend state assistance for JCPS rather than state management before he left amid pressure from the Kentucky Board of Education.

Kevin Wheatley
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
SUNDAY EDITION | Emails show Marathon jacked up gas prices, Kentucky AG says
SUNDAY EDITION | Emails show Marathon jacked up gas prices, Kentucky AG says

Attorney General Andy Beshear is reviving an 11-year-old lawsuit against Marathon Petroleum over gas prices during Hurricane Katrina. But a low-profile bill passed by the GOP-controlled legislature may help Marathon's case.

Chris Otts
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

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