Jacob Ryan is the urban affairs reporter for WFPL. He is a Kentucky native and moved to Louisville in 2013. Covering issues ranging from transportation, public safety and housing, he looks to provide residents from all of Louisville’s unique neighborhoods with useful information that can boost their quality of life. He is a graduate of Western Kentucky University.
The plan to develop a Wal-Mart on Broadway and Dixie Highway is now heading to the Board of Zoning Adjustments—bringing the project just a couple steps away from construction. Read Story
An early morning count Thursday found 73 people living on the streets in Louisville. Now, the Coalition for the Homeless will compile all the numbers of homeless from shelters and those counted on the street and create a “snapshot” of … Read Story
He also introduced a new Cradle to Career initiative that will focus primarily on supporting education and workforce development. Read Story
WFPL asked people from neighborhoods across Louisville: "What's the state of the city?" Read Story
More people than ever will help with an annual count of homeless in Louisville this week. Read Story