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Friends build unbreakable bond dining at 100 restaurants

Jan. 21, 2019 9:48 AM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville has a robust, thriving and constantly changing dining scene. And while many of us can say we're foodies and have dined at numerous spots around town, can we say we've tried 100 local restaurants? This pair of friends can. It's an impressive feat, handwritten as a list over...

FBI seeks help to identify "Traveling Bandit"

Jan. 19, 2019 11:08 AM EST

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — The FBI is asking for help finding a suspected bank robber nicknamed "The Traveling Bandit." News outlets report the FBI believes the man has robbed at least seven banks in six states since Dec. 28. Friday, the FBI office in Louisville, Kentucky, released photos of the man and the...

Police make 2 arrests in triple slaying in Kentucky

Jan. 18, 2019 5:12 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Two arrests were made Friday in the deaths of three people found shot a day earlier at a home in western Kentucky, and police said the investigation was "far from over" as they sought more people to question. Police in Owensboro said Arnett B. Baines, 30, and Cylar L. Shemwell, 31,...

Balanced effort leads No. 4 Louisville in rout of Virginia

Jan. 17, 2019 10:29 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Midway through the fourth quarter Thursday night Louisville coach Jeff Walz caught an errant pass from one of his players, so he gave in to temptation and put up a shot. The long-range jumper clanged off the rim, one of just a few misses by the No. 4 Cardinals on Thursday night. Asia...

Man arrested in rape, robbery at Kentucky university

Jan. 17, 2019 7:55 AM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A New Hampshire man is accused of robbing several University of Louisville students at gunpoint and then forcing one of them into a walk-in closet where he raped her. The Courier Journal reports 21-year-old Alfred Kesseh was arrested this week and pleaded not guilty to charges...

Louisville holds off Boston College 80-70

Jan. 16, 2019 10:58 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Making all but four of his 16 shots was pleasing enough for Jordan Nwora, who complemented his career night with a double-digit rebounding performance that has become habit this season. Louisville certainly needed the sophomore forward's impressive efforts on both ends to earn a...

Muhammad Ali's name to go on airport in Kentucky hometown

Jan. 16, 2019 7:45 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Muhammad Ali's Kentucky hometown will honor the late boxer by renaming its airport for him. The Louisville Regional Airport Authority's board voted Wednesday to change the name to Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport. Ali would have turned 77 Thursday. He died in 2016. Ali's...

Lawyer: Policeman won't be charged in child sex abuse probe

Jan. 16, 2019 12:16 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky police officer accused of sexually abusing a teenage girl in his department's Youth Explorer program won't face state charges. News outlets report that Louisville police Officer Brad Schuhmann won't be prosecuted by the Jefferson County Commonwealth's Attorney's Office....

20 Kentucky counties receive grant funding to clean up dumps

Jan. 16, 2019 6:57 AM EST

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky officials say more than $1.1 million in grant funding will be used to clean up 77 illegal dumps in 20 counties statewide. Officials say the following counties received grants: Breathitt, Bullitt, Butler, Calloway, Cumberland, Green, Hardin, Harlan, Hart, Louisville-Jefferson...

20 Kentucky counties receive grant funding to clean up dumps

Jan. 16, 2019 2:31 AM EST

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky officials say more than $1.1 million in grant funding will be used to clean up 77 illegal dumps in 20 counties statewide. Officials say the following counties received grants: Breathitt, Bullitt, Butler, Calloway, Cumberland, Green, Hardin, Harlan, Hart, Louisville-Jefferson...