Louisville News from Topix:
Body recovered from river identified as missing fisherman
7/20/2018 9:59 PM
Jose Gomar, 38, of Louisville, was fishing with family members around 1 p.m. July 17 near the Greenwood Boat Dock when he went into the water to free a snagged line. Those on the boat said Gomar began to struggle and went underwater.Read More
Attorney sues Louisville judge over released drug test results
7/20/2018 5:18 PM
A Louisville defense attorney has filed a defamation lawsuit against Jefferson Family Court Judge Gina Calvert, claiming she ordered him to be drug tested as part of his divorce case and then failed to properly seal the results, damaging his reputation.  The lawsuit, filed in Jefferson Circuit Court Thursday by Brendan McLeod, alleges that ...Read More
Tornado Watch Issued for all of Kentuckiana
7/20/2018 5:18 PM
A Tornado Watch has been issued for all of our viewing area. The watch is in effect until 9 pm EDT and includes Louisville.  * Primary threats include... A few tornadoes likely Widespread large hail and scattered very large hail events to 2.5 inches in diameter likely Widespread damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely SUMMARY...Multiple rounds...Read More
Crashes decrease on Dixie Hwy. at Watterson after improvements
7/20/2018 12:42 PM
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – It is one of Louisville"s busiest and most dangerous roadways, but the effort to tame Dixie Highway is already seeing results.Read More
Let"s eat! Louisville Burger Week starts Monday
7/20/2018 7:51 AM
Louisville Burger Week gets underway on Monday. The week-long burger fest lets you enjoy $5 burgers at 25 delicious restaurants, all to benefit Dare to Care Food Bank.Read More
Electric scooters: The new way to get around Louisville
7/20/2018 3:00 AM
Electric scooters are available to rent in Louisville through a smart phone application called Bird . The rental service is dockless and scooters are parked in random places throughout the city.Read More
Occupy ICE protesters left downtown Louisville camp after police installed barriers
7/20/2018 3:00 AM
Louisville Metro police began installing the barriers at 6 a.m. Thursday at Seventh and Magazine Streets. Officers also cleared and collected items that were outside of the barriers.Read More
Louisville celebrates record year of vacant property sales
7/20/2018 12:46 AM
Louisville officials are celebrating what they say is a record-breaking year of returning vacant properties to productive use.  According to a news release from the office of Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer, the city closed on the sales of 125 vacant properties during the 2017-18 fiscal year . This represents an increase of 330 percent over t...Read More
South Louisville task force takes on opioids
7/20/2018 12:46 AM
It"s a story like one you"ve probably heard before. Adam Cooley was an addict. His vice was heroin.Read More
Global whiskey summit planned in Louisville to help trade conflicts
7/19/2018 10:26 PM
Eight leading whiskey associations will gather to discuss trade issues that threaten the industry. The "W8 - Spirit of Collaboration Summit" is being hosted and coordinated by the Kentucky Distillers" Association, a non-profit trade group founded in 1880.Read More