• Hillview man arrested in local bank robbery

     HEBRON ESTATES -- It wasn't long after surveillance images of a bank robbery in northern Bullitt County hit the media that tips began flowing in at a rapid rate.

  • Spainhour, Burress attend statewide judicial college

     FRANKFORT -- Two local circuit judges recently attended statewide training.

    Circuit Court Judges Elise Givhan Spainhour and Rodney Burress recently had the opportunity to visit a prison, observe an autopsy, shoot a simulated police firearm and more as part of an education program for the state’s circuit judges.

    The 2015 Circuit Judges Fall College took place Sept. 27-30 and offered field studies and classroom presentations. 

  • Bowling Green business owner charged with wire fraud, laundering

     BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – The owner of U.S. Energy Partners, Inc. of Bowling Green, Kentucky, was charged by grand jury indictment on September 9, 2015 with wire fraud and money laundering for a scheme that cost investors $1,370,000 announced U.S. Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr. The indictment was unsealed on October 5, 2015.

    Clay Shelton, 46, of Bowling Green, was charged with three counts of wire fraud and six counts of money laundering for devising a scheme that fraudulently obtained money from eleven investors.

  • Shepherdsville man guilty of embezzling over $800,000

      LOUISVILLE – U.S. Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr. announced the guilty plea, this week, of a Shepherdsville, Kentucky, man who was charged with embezzling more than $800,000 from his employer during a seven year period.

  • Georgia doctor admits unlawfully medication prescription to Kentuckians

     LONDON — A former Georgia physician has admitted in federal court that he conspired with the owner of a Georgia pain clinic, and others, to unlawfully distribute thousands of prescription pills to Kentuckians.

  • Mother, father arrested for alleged abuse of young child


    MOUNT WASHINGTON -- A mother and father have been arrested for what police believe are serious injuries inflicted upon their two-month-old daughter.

    Brian Richard Ray, 27, and Jocelyn Kristina Marie Myles, 25, both of Mount Washington, were arrested on arrested on warrants Tuesday evening.

  • Trial date in November for mayor’s case

      SHEPHERDSVILLE - The date has been set for when a six-member jury panel will decide the fate of Shepherdsville mayor Scott Ellis.

    Special Judge C. Derek Reed, who presides in LaRue and Hart counties, set a date of Friday, Nov. 13, at 9 a.m.

    Ellis was indicted for a misdemeanor charge of soliciting prostitution.

    During a brief pre-trial conference on Tuesday morning in Bullitt District Court, special Hardin County prosecutor Mark Shouse and defense attorney John Cook said that negotiations on a settlement had been held.

  • District gets duty to take over Bullitt Utilities now

    HILLVIEW -- Officials with the Bullitt County Sanitation District have been bracing for the decision for months.

    With the March 2014 failure of the Hunters Hollow Treatment Plant, there had always been a feeling that the sanitation district would be looked up to bail out the situation.

    That bail out became official Wednesday afternoon.

    An order was signed in Franklin Circuit Court on Wednesday agreeing with the state Public Service Commission that the sanitation district would be allowed to be the receiver of the fallen Bullitt Utilities.

  • Georgetown man arrested in predator sting

     FRANKFORT – Attorney General Jack Conway and his Cybercrimes Unit today announced the arrest of a Georgetown man for using a computer to contact a minor for sex. On Tuesday, Timothy S. Gaines, Jr., 41, was indicted by a Franklin County grand jury and arrested by investigators from Attorney General Conway’s Cybercrimes Unit. Gaines will be arraigned in Franklin Circuit Court.

  • Multi-state child porn indictment for Louisville man