homicides http://wfpl.org en A Year Later, Louisville Woman's Murder Remains Unsolved, Unexplained http://wfpl.org/post/year-later-louisville-womans-murder-remains-unsolved-unexplained <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It took one, very long sleepless night to complete that crystal-encrusted costume.</span></p><p class="c0"><span>“Jesus,” Terrance Williams says. “We stayed up all night putting diamonds on that black shirt.” </span></p><p class="c0"><span>Williams’ best friend, Cheryl Williamson, was competing in the 2011 Miss Omega Pageant at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, and she demanded perfection before she’d take the stage.</span></p><p class="c0">“I always go to that video and watch it,” he says. “We all do, actually. It’s pretty funny.”</p> Sun, 15 Dec 2013 12:47:09 +0000 Tessa Duvall 7879 at http://wfpl.org A Year Later, Louisville Woman's Murder Remains Unsolved, Unexplained Map: Where Criminal Homicides Happened in Louisville in 2013 to Date http://wfpl.org/post/map-where-criminal-homicides-happened-louisville-2013-date <p>The data is preliminary, but overall crime has declined slightly (about .5 percent) in Louisville Metro Police's jurisdiction this year through November, compared to the same time period last year, Chief Steve Conrad said.</p> Fri, 13 Dec 2013 12:14:55 +0000 Joseph Lord 7868 at http://wfpl.org Map: Where Criminal Homicides Happened in Louisville in 2013 to Date Map: Where Homicides Happened in Louisville to Date http://wfpl.org/post/map-where-homicides-happened-louisville-date <p>Louisville has seen fewer homicides three-quarters of the way through 2013 than it had during the same time period in 2012.</p><p>So far, 42 people have been the victims of homicide in Louisville Metro Police&#39;s jurisdiction. Last year, the number was 50 people.&nbsp;</p><p>Here&#39;s a map of where homicides have happened in Louisville to date:</p> Tue, 15 Oct 2013 13:17:55 +0000 Joseph Lord 7212 at http://wfpl.org Map: Where Homicides Happened in Louisville to Date Where Homicides Happened in Louisville So Far in 2013 http://wfpl.org/post/where-homicides-happened-louisville-so-far-2013 <p>Louisville Metro had fewer<a href="/post/overall-crime-drops-louisville-homicides-and-aggravated-assaults-rise-fbi-says"> violent and property crimes committed in 2012 compared to 2011, </a>but <a href="/post/louisville-metro-police-chief-steve-conrad-we-have-more-work-do-despite-crime-decrease">Police Chief Steve Conrad is still concerned.</a></p><p>One reason is an increase in homicides and aggravated assaults despite decreases in the other crime categories. Conrad told me earlier this week that trends from 2012 appear to be holding in 2013 through at least July.</p> Thu, 19 Sep 2013 12:00:51 +0000 Joseph Lord 6897 at http://wfpl.org Where Homicides Happened in Louisville So Far in 2013