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Video released of shooting of Louisville man by US Marshal

May. 27, 2022 12:58 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Louisville Metro Police Department has released a video that shows a Kentucky man running from police and holding a gun before he is fatally shot by a deputy U.S. Marshal. Omari Cryer, 25, was wanted on an arrest warrant for assault, strangulation, and...

Stuart Ray declared winner of GOP 3rd congressional primary

May. 27, 2022 10:40 AM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Republican Stuart Ray will face Democrat Morgan McGarvey in the 3rd District congressional race to fill retiring U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth's Louisville-area seat. Ray, a Louisville businessman, was locked in a race too close to call last week with Rhonda Palazzo...

Details for competitions at Kentucky State Fair now online

May. 25, 2022 04:14 AM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The premium book is now online with details about competitions at the Kentucky State Fair. The book outlines classes, rules and deadlines for the fair. Cash prizes and more than 5,000 blue ribbons are awarded each year at the fair for baking,...

Feds investigating treatment of mentally ill in Louisville

May. 24, 2022 17:40 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Department of Justice has opened an investigation into how Kentucky cares for mentally ill adults in the Louisville area. The probe will look into potential violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Investigators are looking at whether the state...

Louisville adds Cardinals scoring great Milt Wagner to staff

May. 24, 2022 14:57 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville has added Milt Wagner as its men's basketball director of player development and alumni relations, reuniting the Cardinals scoring great with former teammate and first-year head coach Kenny Payne. Wagner, whose 1,834 career points rank sixth...

Officers to be remembered at memorial this week in Kentucky

May. 24, 2022 04:04 AM EDT

RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — Seven Kentucky law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty last year will be remembered during a ceremony this week. Gov. Andy Beshear will join the Kentucky Law Enforcement Memorial Foundation and the Department of Criminal Justice Training for the...

New details in shooting of Louisville man by US Marshal

May. 23, 2022 21:18 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Louisville man who was fatally shot by a deputy U.S. Marshal during an arrest attempt was shot during a foot pursuit, Louisville’s police chief said Monday. Omari Cryer, 25, was wanted on an arrest warrant for assault, strangulation and terroristic...

Police: Marshal fatally shot man while serving him a warrant

May. 21, 2022 16:57 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A deputy with the U.S. Marshals Service fatally shot a man whom the deputy was trying to serve an arrest warrant, Kentucky police said Saturday. The shooting occurred Friday morning after an altercation with the man ensued, the Louisville Metro Police...

Kentucky pediatrician charged in murder-for-hire plot

May. 20, 2022 17:34 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Louisville pediatrician has been arrested on charges she hatched a murder-for-hire scheme targeting her former husband, federal officials said. Dr. Stephanie Russell, 52, contacted someone on May 15 she believed was a hitman, but it was a person working...

Police: US Marshals involved in shooting in Louisville

May. 20, 2022 17:09 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A person was shot in Louisville Friday during a U.S. Marshals operation, police said. Louisville police said in a brief prepared statement there was an “officer-involved shooting” and Louisville officers were assisting at the scene. They directed further...