Churchill Downs suspends operations following 12 horse deaths, moves meets to Ellis Park
Churchill Downs will suspend racing operations on Wednesday and move the remainder of its spring meet to Ellis Park to conduct a “top-to-bottom” review of safety and surface protocols in the wake of 12 horse fatalities the past month at the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Body of escaped inmate found floating in Ohio River, police say
Convicted murderer, 50-year-old Bradley Gillespie, was one of two inmates who escaped from a prison in Lima, Ohio.
Giant African land snail intercepted at Louisville Port of Entry
Giant African land snails are considered one of the most destructive snails in the world, but that does not stop people from trying to import the creature into the United States.
2 more horses die at Churchill Downs; total stands at 12 at home of Kentucky Derby
Mare Kimberley Dream was euthanized after sustaining a distal sesamodean ligament rupture to her front leg during Saturday’s first race. Lost in Limbo was euthanized following a similar injury just before the finish line in Friday’s seventh race.
Watch: Orangutan at Kentucky zoo asks to see 3-month-old baby: 'Cutest thing ever'
Collective "awws" ensued when the orangutan took a closer look, then kissed the glass.
Kentucky man accused of shooting roommate for eating last Hot Pocket, police say
Clifton Williams, 64, was charged with assault and pleaded not guilty in the Louisville incident over a Hot Pocket, according to reports, citing police.
'I like that you arrest bad guys': Trooper's son gives adorable Mother's Day interview
Five-year-old Ryder Brock talked about what he loved about his mother, Trooper Chelsea Brock.
Kentucky Derby: Mage crosses finish 1st amid drama, deaths
It was the fifth scratch from the Derby in the days leading up to the $3 million race for 3-year-olds. Six horses have died at Churchill Downs in recent days.
Feds: Kids as young as 10 worked at McDonald's locations in Kentucky
A Labor Department investigation found one franchisee employed 24 kids under the age of 16 to work more hours than legally permitted and children sometimes worked as late as 2 a.m. but were not paid.
Kentucky man reels in likely world-record alligator gar from Texas river
To say Kentucky angler Arthur Weston was holding on tight is an understatement.
Ex-Louisville officer who fatally shot Breonna Taylor hired as a deputy
Myles Cosgrove was fired from the Louisville Metro Police Department in 2021 for violating use-of-force procedures and failing to use a body camera during the raid on Breonna Taylor’s apartment.
Another Louisville mass shooting leaves 2 dead, 4 injured days after bank massacre; suspect at large
Louisville police are on the hunt for a person who opened fire while hundreds were gathered at Chickasaw Park.
'TikTok Trickster' wanted for scamming women arrested in Kentucky
Scam artist Brenton Fillers was arrested in Kentucky Friday.
Louisville turns to faith, mourns victims of mass shooting
Hundreds gathered at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, where one of the victims, Joshua Barrick, was an active member.
Louisville bank shooting: Body cam footage shows officers under fire
Body camera video shows Louisville police officers being fired upon as they arrive at the bank where five people were killed and the harrowing minutes while officers confront the shooter and work to rescue a wounded colleague.
Louisville bank shooting body cam video released by police
The body cam footage from the Louisville bank shooting where five people were killed, shows the events that transpired once officers arrived on the scene.
Louisville bank shooting: What we know about the victims
Tributes were growing Monday for the five people slain in a shooting at a Louisville bank, with friends sharing details of their lives and mourners gathering at vigils.
5th victim dies after Louisville bank shooting
Police say a Louisville bank employee armed with a rifle opened fire at his workplace, killing five people.
“I just swore him in": Officer injured in Louisville bank shooting had just graduated from police academy
The police chief said the 26-year-old rookie officer suffered a bullet wound to the head and has been released from surgery in critical but stable condition.
Shooting outside community college in Louisville leaves 1 dead, 1 wounded; suspects at large
Suspects fled in car after shooting outside Jefferson Community and Technical College/Technical Campus in Louisville, Kentucky.