Latest Louisville News

The Latest: Joey Logano wins 1st Cup Series championship

Nov. 18, 2018 6:33 PM EST

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on NASCAR's Cup Series championship (all times local): 6:30 p.m. Joey Logano has won his first Cup Series championship, passing defending champion Martin Truex Jr. after the final restart and then driving away from the field. Logano called him the favorite in the days...

Finley, Wolfpack roll over Louisville 52-10

Nov. 17, 2018 5:35 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Both North Carolina State and Louisville entered Saturday needing an emotional pick-me-up. Louisville came out fast, while the Wolfpack came out on top. Ryan Finley threw for 316 yards and a career-high four touchdowns as N.C. State cruised to a 52-10 victory over the Cardinals. The...

Louisville starting QB sits out half after suspension

Nov. 17, 2018 2:43 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville starting quarterback Jawon Pass was benched before Saturday's game against North Carolina State for "missing a team obligation," it was announced before the game. Pass was suspended for the first quarter, according to a school statement, but he didn't play in the second...

Indiana casino boat with effect on Louisville turns 20

Nov. 17, 2018 11:29 AM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Two decades ago, a Las Vegas company bet a small fortune — $300 million — that a riverboat casino downriver from Louisville could strike a gusher of cash. Now, as the former Caesars riverboat marks its 20th anniversary, there's little question among community leaders,...

Louisville holds off Vermont 86-78 to improve to 3-0

Nov. 16, 2018 11:10 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — After scraping to win its opener before cruising to its second victory, Louisville showed enough resolve to deny Vermont from wiping out its big lead. Jordan Nwora scored a career-high 22 points, Ryan McMahon made six critical free throws down the stretch and the Cardinals held off...

Kentucky Senate GOP caucus elects new chairwoman

Nov. 16, 2018 2:08 PM EST

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Senate Republican Caucus has elected Julie Raque Adams as its new chairwoman. Adams defeated fellow Louisville Sen. Dan Seum in an election on Friday. Senators voted by secret ballot in a closed meeting. GOP leaders did not release the vote totals. The GOP caucus also...

Louisville, interim coach looks to end skid vs NC State

Nov. 16, 2018 12:26 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville hopes a tumultuous week that started with a coaching change will end on the high note. Shaking up the Cardinals' practice routine was Lorenzo Ward's first step since replacing Bobby Petrino on Sunday. From shifting drills to assistants dining with the team to staging...

Heaven Hill expanding visitors' center, production capacity

Nov. 16, 2018 12:23 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky-based Heaven Hill Distillery has announced a $65 million investment to expand its visitors' center and increase production capacity. The company best known for its Evan Williams bourbon brand said Friday the renovation and expansion of its visitors' center in Bardstown will...

Sale of racist memorabilia banned at Kentucky fairgrounds

Nov. 16, 2018 8:04 AM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky State Fair Board has banned the sale of racist memorabilia at the Louisville fairgrounds including Ku Klux Klan and post-World War II Nazi items. News outlets report the board unanimously passed the resolution to ban the items Thursday. The ban follows Nazi Christmas...

Frontier adds Louisville to Orlando nonstop flight

Nov. 16, 2018 3:46 AM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Frontier Airlines has started offering a nonstop flight from Louisville, Kentucky to Orlando, Florida. A statement from Louisville International Airport on Thursday says the flights to Orlando International Airport will be offered three times a week: Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday....