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19 hrs ago | WHAS11
A fourth person has been arrested in the death of a 16-month-old Louisville girl who was shot while sitting on her porch with her mother last month. Community activist Christopher 2X told The Courier-Journal that Demarkus Tramber turned himself in at the Jefferson County public defender's office Tuesday.
21 hrs ago | WAVE-TV Louisville
How do you transform teaching and learning in Jefferson County Public Schools? How do you transform the secondary school experience? How do you transform business and civic engagement in the school system? The plan to do all three is part of the Ford Next Generation Learning strategy developed this past year by community leaders for JCPS. It will be showcased in three weeks to Ford Next Generation Learning communities nationwide when Louisville hosts the Ford NGL national conference.
Yesterday | WAVE-TV Louisville
A strange incident involving two vehicles on the Watterson Expressway that ended with one of the cars crashing through a fence and hitting a body shop has been ruled a murder-suicide, according to a Jefferson County deputy coroner. Shannon Puryear, 37, suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at 10:34 p.m. Monday, September 15 at the University of Louisville Hospital emergency room, said deputy coroner Eddie Robinson.
The election to determine Kentucky's next governor won't take place until 2015, but the race is already starting to pick up. Republican Kentucky Gubernatorial Candidate Hal Heiner, of Louisville, visited Grayson County on Wednesday, Sept.
Ronnie Shepherd, Adair Co., KY He was a native of Adair County, KY, and a resident of Jefferson County, KY at the time of his death. He was the son of the late Owen Hollis & Mary Frances Hitch Shepherd.
It has been a slow start for new home construction in the Louisville area during the first half of 2014. But two area builders say the pace has picked up quite a bit in recent months.
The Jefferson County Coroner's Office says Chauncey Miles, 23, of Louisville, died at University Hospital shortly after the shooting. Louisville Metro Police were called to Hazel Street near Broadway around 4:30 a.m. Sept.
The first human trafficking conviction in Jefferson County is secured. The case involved a 17 year old victim that was subjected to commercial sex trafficking and heroin use.
Lane closure on US 31W in Jefferson County, Friday By Chris Jessie KY Transportation Cabinet LOUISVILLE, KY - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet advises motorists that the right lane of northbound US 31W in Jefferson County will be closed at Katherine Station Road . KYTC crews will be paving the roadway following slide repairs from earlier this week.
Nearly half of incoming Jefferson County kindergarteners were not ready to learn when they started class last year, according to the 2014 Kids Count report released this week by Kentucky Youth Advocates. Clearly, that will slow their progress right out of the gate.
Louisville Metro Councilman Dan Johnson largely avoided criticism from an opponent at a debate Wednesday, despite his recent troubles. John Witt, a 67-year-old retiree who's running as an Independent, said he didn't think the League of Women Voters' debate was the right place to criticize Johnson for the councilman's recent controversies.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 05:57 pm
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