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Courts

  • Louisville man sentenced for multiple robberies

     A Louisville man was sentenced on December 16, 2014, by Senior U.S. District Judge John G, Heyburn II, to serve 37 years and 10 months in prison for the robbery of a bank and a neighborhood business located in Jefferson County, Kentucky, and ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $120, 714.62 announced John E. Kuhn, Jr., Acting United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky.

    There is no parole in the federal correctional system.

  • Company settles alleged false claims violations

     RMD Holdings, Ltd d/b/a Nationwide Fence and Supply Co. (Nationwide) agreed to pay a $1,750,000 to settle allegations that it circumvented the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise requirements in federally funded construction projects. Of that amount, $416,000 will be paid pursuant to a stipulation of settlement being submitted for Court approval today by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York.

  • Former U of L executive pleads guilty to fraud, embezzlement

     LOUISVILLE - A former University of Louisville accountant, promoted to Executive Director of the Department of Family & Geriatric Medicine at the University of Louisville School of Medicine (DFGM) pleaded guilty today, in U.S. District Court, to a seven-count federal indictment including charges of theft and bribery in programs that receive federal funds, money laundering, mail fraud, and filing false federal income tax returns, announced Acting U.S. Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • Convicted felon sentenced for string of armed robberies

     A Louisville convicted felon was sentenced recently in U.S. District Court by Senior Judge Thomas B. Russell, to 481 months in federal prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for the armed robbery of eleven area convenient stores and fast food restaurants in December, 2012, and January, 2013, announced Acting U.S. Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • Georgia man guilty in string of armed robberies

     LOUISVILLE – A convicted felon from Georgia pleaded guilty in United States District Court today before United States Magistrate Judge Dave Whalin announced David J. Hale, United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky.

    The federal charges stemmed from “Project Recoil,” the on-going partnership of multiple Jefferson County, Kentucky law enforcement agencies, developed by U.S. Attorney Hale, to maximize penalties for the most violent offenders and to reduce violent crime in our community.

  • Dishon murder trial scheduled

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Trial dates have been set for the remaining charges against a man who allegedly killed his niece back in 1999.

  • AG announces $3.8 million Sirius/XM Radio settlement

     FRANKFORT – Attorney General Jack Conway announced today that his Office of Consumer Protection, along with the attorneys general of 44 other states and the District of Columbia, have resolved consumer protection claims alleging that Sirius XM Radio Inc. engaged in misleading advertising and billing practices.

  • Former St. Gabriel bookkeeper pleads guilty to embezzlement

      LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The former bookkeeper at Saint Gabriel the Archangel Church and School pleaded guilty today before U.S. Magistrate Judge James D. Moyer, to embezzling $83,191 in funds from the Louisville parish by means of wire fraud announced David J. Hale, United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky.

  • Warren couple convicted for burning store

     BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – A Warren County, Kentucky woman was convicted of maliciously damaging and destroying, and attempting to damage and destroy, by means of fire, the Dollar General Store, and the personal property, located in Hart County, Kentucky, by a federal jury in Bowling Green today following a week-long trial, announced David J. Hale, United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky.

  • Felon arrested for multiple restaurant robberies

     LOUISVILLE - David J. Hale, United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky,  announced the sentencing today of a Louisville felon charged with robbing three Jefferson County restaurants.

    The federal prosecution stemmed from “Project Recoil,” the on-going partnership of multiple Jefferson County, Kentucky law enforcement agencies, created by U.S. Attorney Hale to maximize penalties for the most violent offenders and to reduce violent crime in our community.