councilwoman barbara shanklin http://wfpl.org en Shanklin Overcomes Scandal to Win Primary http://wfpl.org/post/shanklin-overcomes-scandal-win-primary <p>Louisville Metro Councilwoman Barbara Shanklin has won a chance for re-election despite a scandal involving her legislative aide being arrested and jailed dozens of times.&nbsp;</p><p>A week before the election it was reported that Shanklin&rsquo;s grandson, Gary Bohler, remained employed as her assistant despite multiple arrests for drugs, robbery and domestic violence. Bohler was still being paid by the city while in jail, and while he was a fugitive with active warrants for his arrest.</p> Wed, 23 May 2012 02:12:54 +0000 Phillip M. Bailey 410 at http://wfpl.org