Thunder Over Louisville http://wfpl.org en Mayor Greg Fischer Asks People to Go Gun-Free at Thunder Over Louisville http://wfpl.org/post/mayor-greg-fischer-asks-people-go-gun-free-thunder-over-louisville <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Mayor Greg Fischer is making a special request for the 600,000-plus expected Saturday on the waterfront for Thunder Over Louisville.</span></p><p>In the wake of <a href="http://wfpl.org/post/how-did-so-much-violence-happen-saturday-downtown-louisville">youth violence last month</a> in downtown Louisville, Fischer has requested that Thunder attendees leave guns at home in an effort to promote a safe environment at the fireworks and air show.</p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 21:38:30 +0000 Jacob Ryan 9129 at http://wfpl.org Mayor Greg Fischer Asks People to Go Gun-Free at Thunder Over Louisville Saturday's Thunder Over Louisville Will Have More Security 'Than Ever Before' http://wfpl.org/post/saturdays-thunder-over-louisville-will-have-more-security-ever <p>Security at this year’s <a href="http://thunderoverlouisville.org/">Thunder Over Louisville</a> &nbsp;will be boosted like never before. &nbsp;</p><p>More than 1,100 police officers from Louisville Metro Police Department and several other agencies will be working at the aircraft and fireworks show.</p><p>"More than ever before," LMPD&nbsp;Chief Steve Conrad said Monday during a news conference.</p><p>Conrad is also asking parents to accompany their children to the event and report any missing children as soon as possible.</p> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 19:52:57 +0000 Jacob Ryan 9082 at http://wfpl.org Saturday's Thunder Over Louisville Will Have More Security 'Than Ever Before' Police: People Should Report Suspicious Activity at Thunder Over Louisville http://wfpl.org/post/police-people-should-report-suspicious-activity-thunder-over-louisville <p></p><p>Louisville Metro Police are urging people attending Saturday’s Thunder Over Louisville to report any suspicious activity to authorities.</p><p>The call comes after Monday’s explosion at the <a href="/post/apparent-explosions-rock-boston-marathon-finish-line">Boston Marathon left three people dead and more than 100 injured.</a></p> Tue, 16 Apr 2013 20:48:54 +0000 Joseph Lord 5008 at http://wfpl.org Police: People Should Report Suspicious Activity at Thunder Over Louisville Sequester Cuts Official Military Aircrafts During Thunder Over Louisville http://wfpl.org/post/sequester-cuts-official-military-aircrafts-during-thunder-over-louisville <p>Kentucky Derby Festival officials have confirmed that there will be no official military aircrafts flown during this year's Thunder Over Louisville.</p><p>"We are not expecting military to fly," said Amy Boyd, a spokeswoman with KDF.</p><p>This is something KDF had expected, but Boyd says they received the official work Thursday. Further, she says some planes being flown will be older, retired<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;military aircrafts.</span></p> Fri, 29 Mar 2013 16:16:02 +0000 Devin Katayama 4739 at http://wfpl.org Sequester Cuts Official Military Aircrafts During Thunder Over Louisville