FBI http://wfpl.org en Louisville Metro Ethics Commission Dismisses 3 Complaints Against Council President Jim King http://wfpl.org/post/louisville-metro-ethics-commission-dismisses-3-complaints-against-council-president-jim-king <p>The Louisville Metro Ethics Commission on Thursday dismissed three complaints against Council President Jim King, saying two were untimely and the third lacked probable cause.</p><p>The commission adjourned abruptly following an hour-long closed executive session after several community members interrupted proceedings, insisting that they be allowed to speak publicly on the matter.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 00:49:53 +0000 Kristina Goetz 8798 at http://wfpl.org Louisville Metro Ethics Commission Dismisses 3 Complaints Against Council President Jim King FBI Wouldn't Just 'Research' Louisville Metro Council Practices, Legal Experts Say http://wfpl.org/post/fbi-wouldnt-just-research-louisville-metro-council-practices-legal-experts-say <p>A former federal prosecutor says it is naïve to believe the FBI is interviewing members of the Louisville Metro Council just to learn about policies and procedures.</p><p>As WFPL and the Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting first uncovered, <a href="/post/fbi-looking-louisville-metro-government-questioning-council-members">FBI agents have interviewed a number of city lawmakers</a> over the past six months.</p><p>Federal investigators have asked about discretionary spending and the council's relationship to Jefferson County judges, a source said.</p> Mon, 24 Feb 2014 22:03:20 +0000 Phillip M. Bailey 8686 at http://wfpl.org FBI Wouldn't Just 'Research' Louisville Metro Council Practices, Legal Experts Say FBI Looking Into Louisville Metro Government, Questioning Council Members http://wfpl.org/post/fbi-looking-louisville-metro-government-questioning-council-members <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Federal Bureau of Investigation is looking for potential misconduct in Louisville Metro government, questioning several lawmakers and quizzing others about council activities.</span></p><p>Four Metro council members—all contacted independently—and a council aide confirmed with WFPL and the Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting that they had spoken with agents as part of a federal inquiry into Metro government.</p> Fri, 21 Feb 2014 21:28:43 +0000 Phillip M. Bailey & Kristina Goetz 8665 at http://wfpl.org FBI Looking Into Louisville Metro Government, Questioning Council Members Months After Fatal Ambush, Resolve Still Strong to Find Bardstown Officer's Killer http://wfpl.org/post/months-after-fatal-ambush-resolve-still-strong-find-bardstown-officers-killer <p>It’s been just over three months since the ambush shooting death of Bardstown Police Officer Jason Ellis.&nbsp;</p><p>The 33-year-old lawman was attacked while on his way home from work on the Memorial Day weekend.</p><p>Police say they have not identified any suspects but continue to follow up on leads.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>As the days pass without an arrest, many are working to keep the case fresh in people’s minds.</p> Thu, 05 Sep 2013 19:44:38 +0000 Rick Howlett 6726 at http://wfpl.org Months After Fatal Ambush, Resolve Still Strong to Find Bardstown Officer's Killer LMPD, FBI to Discuss Dangers of Laser Pointers and Aircraft http://wfpl.org/post/lmpd-fbi-discuss-dangers-laser-pointers-and-aircraft <p>Louisville Metro Police and other authorities will discuss the "growing problem" of people using laser pointers on aircraft, which LMPD says can lead to "catastrophic results."</p><p>LMPD pilots will be joined at a news conference Wednesday by representatives from the FBI and the University of Louisville Police, a news release said. Authorities will urge people to be aware of the dangers laser pointers pose to aircraft, and they'll also discuss a recent arrest.</p><p></p> Wed, 24 Oct 2012 12:45:00 +0000 Staff 2134 at http://wfpl.org LMPD, FBI to Discuss Dangers of Laser Pointers and Aircraft