Louisville News from Topix:
Volunteers sought for butterfly count in Kentucky county
6/22/2017 9:41 AM
University of Louisville biology professor emeritus Charles Covell and other butterfly specialists will lead the count in Oldham County on July 1. They"ll also teach volunteers how to identify the winged insects they see in the fields and woods of UofL"s Horner Wildlife Sanctuary...Read More
Put the greatest at the capitol, not the greatest traitor
6/22/2017 7:28 AM
One of the most transcendent joys of my life after politics has been shedding the language of compromised rhetoric and timid talking points. Within a few months of leaving public office, I jumped at the chance to publish progressive pieces with full throated defenses of marriage equality and legalized hemp, both at the time exceedingly unpopular...Read More
Woman uses fashion to stitch her way through struggles
6/22/2017 3:12 AM
LOUISVILLE, KY Aryea Kolubah is teaching elementary school girls how to sew. It"s a part of her sewing camp for beginners.Read More
Health experts warn the dangers of hot car deaths
6/21/2017 11:08 PM
It"s the first official day of summer 2017 and temperatures are expected to be in the 90s. Despite the yearly warning, there are a number of instances in WAVE Country and across the nation where children are left in hot cars.Read More
Accident-Construction 57 mins ago 5:22 p.m.75-year-old dies in LaGrange crash
6/21/2017 6:57 PM
LOUISVILLE A 75-year-old man died in a crash at Highway 146, also known as West Jefferson Street, and Spring House Pike in LaGrange on June 21. The LaGrange Police Department said their preliminary investigation determined that Chrysler LeBaron was headed east on Highway 146 and made a left turn in front of a Dodge Ram that was headed west on Hi...Read More
Grand jury clears David Yates in alleged assault case
6/21/2017 4:51 PM
After listening to and reviewing testimony, the grand jury returned a No True Bill on the charge against David Yates. The alleged assault happened Nov. 12, 2016 at the University of Louisville football game against Wake Forest at Papa John"s Cardinal Stadium.Read More
Suspect in May shooting arrested, arraigned
6/21/2017 12:26 PM
The man wanted in connection with a shooting in the Shawnee neighborhood that wounded one person and narrowly missed a second has been arrested. Louisville Metro Police took Marquel Payne, 20, of Louisville, into custody on June 20. He is charged with attempted murder and wanton endangerment.Read More
Louisville man accused of helping rob south Louisville smoker"s outlet
6/21/2017 12:26 PM
According to an arrest report, it started on Thursday, June 15, at the A&A Smoker"s Outlet at 5909 Terry Road, near Lower Hunters Trace, when 18-year-old Dajour Cameron and an accomplice stole a man"s car. Police say the next day, they came back to the store and offered to...Read More
Mount Washington teen killed in Shelby County crash
6/21/2017 12:26 PM
According to a release, Kentucky State Police responded just before midnight to the 8100 block of Mount Eden Road in Shelby County on a report of a single-vehicle crash. Police say an investigation showed that the vehicle, which was occupied by three juveniles, was going north on M...Read More
Southern Accent, Launched from Durham to Louisville, Roils...
6/21/2017 7:59 AM
Editor"s note: The INDY called Southern Accent "life-changing" when it opened at the Nasher Museum of Art last fall, so we wanted to know how it played elsewhere in the South - namely, Louisville, Kentucky, where it opened at the Speed Art Museum in April. s I wrapped up a phone interview for an article, the subject wanted to know where I lived....Read More