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Today's News

  • KSP: One dead after multi-county pursuit

     BARDSTOWN – Kentucky State Police Post 4 and Post 12 Troopers along with the Nelson Co. Sheriff’s Dept. and the Bardstown Police Dept responded to assist the Louisville Metro Police Dept in a pursuit that started in Jefferson Co. and ended in Bardstown almost two hours later.

    On June 5, 2017 at approximately 1:34 AM EDST, Louisville Metro Safe contacted KSP Post 4 and requested assistance with a pursuit on I-65. Louisville Metro PD Officers had previously attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a Chrysler 300 for expired tags.

  • Summer gets a little bit of an early start in 2017

     SHEPHEDSVILLE – Some people consider summer to be the time between the last day of school and the first day of the following school year.

    Others think of summer as the time between Memorial Day and Labor Day.

    There are even those that think of summer as the official calendar time between June 21 and September 21. I think only weather forecasters fall into that category.

  • North’s Zachery signs for baseball at Berea

     HEBRON ESTATES – North Bullitt senior Bryce Zachery isn’t the biggest or the fastest guy on the diamond and he doesn’t have an overpowering arm, but he does love to play baseball.

    Because Zachery is also a good student, he will get the opportunity to continue to play the game that he loves at the next level as he recently signed to play for Berea College starting in the fall.

  • Unofficial Results: Casey's General Store Gas/CRA Challenge at Salem Speedway

     Unofficial Results: CASEY’S GENERAL STORE GAS/CRA CHALLENGE, Salem Speedway Fueled by the Hoosier Lottery, Salem, Indiana, June 4, 2017:

    CASEY’S GENERAL STORE GAS/CRA CHALLENGE:

  • Louisville felon gets life sentence for sexual conduct with minor

     LOUISVILLE – A Louisville felon was sentenced to serve a life sentence without the possibility of parole, by Chief District Judge Joseph H. McKinley Jr, in United States District Court today, for coercing a minor to engage in sexually explicit conduct for the purpose of producing a visual depiction announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.  Arthur Wayne Kniffley is currently serving a 210-month sentence for distribution and possession of child pornography.

  • Louisville physician sentenced four years for illegal distribution, fraud

     LOUISVILLE – United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr., today announced the 48 month sentence of a Louisville physician, in United States District Court, by Chief District Judge Joseph H. McKinley, Jr., for unlawful distribution of controlled substances and health care fraud. Restitution will be determined at a later date by Chief Judge McKinley.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning June 4, 2017

     Inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances may occur, so the information below is strictly of an advisory nature and is subject to change with no notice.

     

    Pothole patching, sweeping, drain & ditch cleaning, pavement marking, and maintenance crews may work on major interstates in the Louisville Metro area only during non-peak daytime hours and at night.  Motorists should watch for roadside maintenance and pavement marking crews on interstates and highways throughout the rest of the district on a daily basis.

     

  • Bats go cold for Lady Chargers in semis

      LOUISVILLE – The date might have been May 31, but the Bullitt East Lady Chargers played more like it was the middle of March last Wednesday in the semi-finals of the Sixth Region Softball Tournament at Ulmer Stadium on the University of Louisville campus.

    Bullitt East head coach Ricky Hoffman thought that his team had put a poor start behind them with a strong final two months. However, the red and gold reverted back to old habits in the post-season, making five errors and collecting just one hit in a 6-0 loss to Butler.

  • German man arrested for luring minor to have sex

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — A man from Germany who traveled to Bullitt County to meet a minor has been arrested.

    Michael Manfred Natterer, 22, of Lockitzaue, Germany, has been charged with prohibited use of an electronic communications system to lure a minor, unlawful transaction with a minor and custodial interference.

    According to documents filed by the Shepherdsville Police Department, over the past four-plus months, Natterer allegedly had made contact with a 15-year-old boy over Facebook and an app program called “telegram.”

  • Woman sentenced to 40 years for striking local police officer

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — A police officer told of the injuries he suffered in July and how it has resulted in his retirement from the profession he loves.

    And the suspect listened as family members tried to explain that Taira Litsey suffered from mental illness.

    At the end of the final sentencing hearing, Bullitt Circuit Judge Rodney Burress accepted a 40-year sentence.

    Litsey was found guilty by Burress of assault, wanton endangerment, fleeing police and operating on a suspended sentence.

    She opted for a bench trial.