Waterfront Park http://wfpl.org en Sights and Sounds: What Does Forecastle Mean to Festival-Goers? http://wfpl.org/post/sights-and-sounds-what-does-forecastle-mean-festival-goers <p>Forecastle Festival 2014 <a href="/term/2014-forecastle-festival">has wrapped up.</a></p><p>Here are reviews for <a href="/post/whole-world-loves-it-when-you-make-sound-what-you-missed-friday-forecastle">Friday, </a><a href="/post/you-can-hear-me-coming-down-hall-what-you-missed-saturday-forecastle">Saturday</a> and <a href="/post/im-love-song-what-you-missed-sunday-forecastle">Sunday.</a></p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 15:00:00 +0000 Jacob Ryan 9807 at http://wfpl.org Sights and Sounds: What Does Forecastle Mean to Festival-Goers? Photos: Even Before Summer Officially Began Saturday, Louisvillians Sought Ways to Cool Off http://wfpl.org/post/photos-even-summer-officially-began-saturday-louisvillians-sought-ways-cool <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Summer officially began Saturday morning.</span></p><p>This week,<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;even before the new season began, Louisvillian</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;dealt with temperatures in</span><a href="http://w1.weather.gov/data/obhistory/KSDF.html" style="line-height: 1.5;"> the 80s and 90s.</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;To cool off, some residents—young ones, especially—took to the water features at Waterfront Park.&nbsp;</span></p> Sat, 21 Jun 2014 18:37:25 +0000 Eleanor Hasken 9617 at http://wfpl.org Photos: Even Before Summer Officially Began Saturday, Louisvillians Sought Ways to Cool Off Indiana Side of Big Four Bridge Is Opening This Afternoon http://wfpl.org/post/indiana-side-big-four-bridge-opening-afternoon <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Louisville and Jeffersonville's mayors are reopening the long-awaited &nbsp;Big Four Bridge at 2 p.m. today.</p><p>The public is invited to gather at either side of the pedestrian bridge.</p><blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>We're opening the Big Four Bridge 2 p.m. today; you're invited. Gather on either side of the bridge at the gate; be part an historic moment!</p> Tue, 20 May 2014 13:32:39 +0000 Joseph Lord 9378 at http://wfpl.org Indiana Side of Big Four Bridge Is Opening This Afternoon Report: FBI Memo Outlines Situation Before Last Month's Violence in Downtown Louisville http://wfpl.org/post/report-fbi-memo-outlines-situation-last-months-violence-downtown-louisville <p>More arrests have been made from an outbreak of teenage violence that wreaked havoc on a Saturday night last month&nbsp;in downtown Louisville.</p><p>The recent arrests include two male juveniles.&nbsp; One of which is a 15-year-old, the other is a 14-year-old.</p><p>Since they are both juveniles, their names were not released.&nbsp; The 15-year-old will face charges of robbery and rioting.&nbsp; The 14-year-old will face charges of robbery, rioting, burglary and possible additional charges, said Phil Russell, a spokesman for Louisville Metro&nbsp;Police.</p> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 23:20:34 +0000 Jacob Ryan 9104 at http://wfpl.org Report: FBI Memo Outlines Situation Before Last Month's Violence in Downtown Louisville Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer Exploring 'Legal Avenues' Against Parents, Stricter Teen Curfew http://wfpl.org/post/louisville-mayor-greg-fischer-exploring-legal-avenues-against-parents-stricter-teen-curfew <p>In the wake of <a href="http://wfpl.org/post/how-did-so-much-violence-happen-saturday-downtown-louisville">a violent outbreak in downtown Louisville</a> led by a group of teenagers, Mayor Greg Fischer is looking for "legal avenues" to hold the parents of delinquent children accountable.</p><p>That's according to a letter obtained by WFPL, which Fischer is set to release to citizens sometime this weekend.</p> Sat, 05 Apr 2014 15:00:06 +0000 Phillip M. Bailey 9071 at http://wfpl.org Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer Exploring 'Legal Avenues' Against Parents, Stricter Teen Curfew Young People Dissatisfied With Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer's Plan to Curb Downtown Violence http://wfpl.org/post/young-people-dissatisfied-louisville-mayor-greg-fischers-plan-curb-downtown-violence <p>The city's response to <a href="http://wfpl.org/post/how-did-so-much-violence-happen-saturday-downtown-louisville">violent outbreaks</a> in the downtown Louisville area is drawing criticism from some in the teenage community.</p><p>Last week, Mayor Greg Fischer announced more than <a href="http://wfpl.org/post/24-security-cameras-are-coming-waterfront-park-following-downtown-louisville-violence">20 security cameras</a> would be added to the Waterfront Park area and that Metro Police presence would be boosted.</p> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 15:13:08 +0000 Jacob Ryan 9052 at http://wfpl.org Young People Dissatisfied With Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer's Plan to Curb Downtown Violence Downtown Violence Leads To More Precise Louisville Crime Maps http://wfpl.org/post/downtown-violence-leads-more-precise-louisville-crime-maps <p>In another response to <a href="http://wfpl.org/term/downtown-violence">violence in downtown Louisville</a>, Metro Government will now post more precise locations on <a href="http://www.louisvilleky.gov/metropolice/crimemaps">the city's online crime map</a> to include crimes at locations without physical addresses, such as parks.</p> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 21:46:10 +0000 Jacob Ryan 9049 at http://wfpl.org Downtown Violence Leads To More Precise Louisville Crime Maps Anti-Racism Group Calls for Engagement, Not Police, To Address Louisville Downtown Violence http://wfpl.org/post/anti-racism-group-calls-engagement-not-police-address-louisville-downtown-violence <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The Kentucky Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression is criticizing Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer’s plan to respond to &nbsp;teenage violence in downtown Louisville with boosted police presence and added security cameras.</p> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 18:01:05 +0000 Jacob Ryan 9031 at http://wfpl.org Anti-Racism Group Calls for Engagement, Not Police, To Address Louisville Downtown Violence Teen Violence: Community Walk Across Big Four Bridge Draws Crowd, Criticism http://wfpl.org/post/teen-violence-community-walk-across-big-four-bridge-draws-crowd-criticism <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In the latest response to last week's downtown teen violence, nearly 200 people joined Mayor Greg Fischer for a walk across the Big Four Bridge Sunday afternoon, but while the event attracted a crowd, it also attracted critics, who question whether it will help solve the problems that inspired it.&nbsp;</span></p> Sun, 30 Mar 2014 21:32:01 +0000 Jacob Ryan 9014 at http://wfpl.org Teen Violence: Community Walk Across Big Four Bridge Draws Crowd, Criticism Two Teens Arrested In Relation to Waterfront Park Violence http://wfpl.org/post/two-teens-arrested-relation-waterfront-park-violence <p>Two teenagers are facing criminal charges in connection with a string of violent incidents that swept through downtown Louisville last weekend.</p><p>On March 22,<a href="http://wfpl.org/post/how-did-so-much-violence-happen-saturday-downtown-louisville"> nearly 200 teens gathered </a>near the Big Four Bridge to honor two victims of a TARC bus stabbing. There were 17 incident reports filed and 32 calls were made for police assistance.</p><p>According to a statement released by Metro Police, Shaquazz E. Allen, 18, and Tyrone D. Booker, 19, were arrested on Friday around 6 p.m.</p> Sat, 29 Mar 2014 23:31:13 +0000 Jacob Ryan 9010 at http://wfpl.org Two Teens Arrested In Relation to Waterfront Park Violence