May 17, 2012 - 6:50pm
Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer held a press conference at Louisville Metro Hall, and stated that the day’s violence “did not appear to be random.” He enlisted the assistance of the entire community to help the police with investigating this series of crimes, and requested anyone with information concerning the shootings to call the LMPD tip line, at 574-LMPD.
Black Muslim leaders held a press conference this morning in Louisville, at 37th and Vermont Avenue; the location of three shootings in the last ten days. Minister Jerald Muhammad announced an initiative to end the violence, including a free program to provide job and skills training, and...
May 16, 2012 - 4:53pm
Last year, Dustin Gross graduated from Montgomery County High School in Mount Sterling, Kentucky. He joined the Army and soon deployed on his first tour, to serve in Afghanistan.
Gov. Steve Beshear has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Thursday, May 17, 2012, in honor of a Kentucky soldier who died while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
May 16, 2012 - 3:53pm
“The president recently weighed in on marriage and you know he said his views were evolving on marriage. Call me cynical, but I wasn’t sure his views on marriage could get any gayer.”
Kentucky’s junior senator, Republican Rand Paul, gave a little talk in Iowa last Friday to the 12th annual meeting of the Faith and Freedom Coalition, a Christian conservative non-profit that opposes same-sex marriage. He drew big laughs from the crowd, when he mocked President...
May 10, 2012 - 8:44am
“As a strong supporter of marriage equality, I am proud that President Obama has joined the millions of Americans committed to equal rights and fairness for all our citizens,” Yarmuth said. “This is a historic day for loving and committed gay and lesbian couples and their families across our country.”
President Obama told ABC News’s Robin Roberts today that his position on same-sex marriage has “evolved,” and that “same-sex couples should be able to get married.” Moments later, Louisville’s congressman, Rep. John Yarmuth (Dem, Ky. 3rd Dist.) issued a...
May 9, 2012 - 7:24pm
Sadly, in the current listing, Louisville has sunk to an almost theologically-correct level of 70; while our friends over in Lexington outrank us with a 56 score.
How the mighty have fallen! As recently as August, 2009, Louisville was ranked as the most obscene city in America; but, today it was revealed that that honor must go to Orlando, Florida. In the most recent listing, Louisville has dropped to a disappointing Number 70.