LMPD http://wfpl.org en Strange Fruit: Former Miss Kentucky Djuan Trent on Coming Out; Violence in Downtown Louisville http://wfpl.org/post/strange-fruit-former-miss-kentucky-djuan-trent-coming-out-violence-downtown-louisville <p><object classid="clsid:d27cdb6e-ae6d-11cf-96b8-444553540000" codebase="http://download.macromedia.com/pub/shockwave/cabs/flash/swflash.cab#version=6,0,40,0" height="81" width="100%"><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always" /><param name="src" value="https://player.soundcloud.com/player.swf?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/142361323&amp;color=6d0b68&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=true&amp;show_playcount=true&amp;show_comments=true" /><embed allowscriptaccess="always" height="81" src="https://player.soundcloud.com/player.swf?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/142361323 Mon, 31 Mar 2014 17:22:37 +0000 Laura Ellis 9020 at http://wfpl.org Strange Fruit: Former Miss Kentucky Djuan Trent on Coming Out; Violence in Downtown Louisville 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 LMPD to Target Violent Crime With New VIPER Unit http://wfpl.org/post/lmpd-target-violent-crime-new-viper-unit <p>Violent crime statistics are on an uptick in Louisville in 2012, and Police Chief Steve Conrad recently announced the formation of a new unit to specifically tackle this growing problem.&nbsp; The VIPER unit will go after the worst offenders in the city and focus resources on known hot spots.</p> Sun, 02 Sep 2012 12:59:08 +0000 Brad Yost 1525 at http://wfpl.org LMPD to Target Violent Crime With New VIPER Unit LMPD Launching Criminal Probe Into Shanklin http://wfpl.org/post/lmpd-launching-criminal-probe-shanklin <p>The Louisville Metro Police Department is launching a criminal investigation regarding Councilwoman Barbara Shanklin, D-2, and the financial management of her office.</p><p>The Public Integrity Unit has been working closely with the internal auditor&rsquo;s office to determine if a formal probe was necessary. The auditor is examining an upholstery program for ex-offenders that served several of Shanklin&#39;s relatives instead.</p> Wed, 25 Jul 2012 21:00:00 +0000 Phillip M. Bailey 1124 at http://wfpl.org LMPD Launching Criminal Probe Into Shanklin Former Mayoral Candidate, Conspiracy Theorist Arrested http://wfpl.org/post/former-mayoral-candidate-conspiracy-theorist-arrested <p>Former mayoral candidate Connie Marshall was arrested by Louisville Metro Police after allegedly leading officers on a pursuit.</p><p>Marshall ran a <a href="http://fatlip.leoweekly.com/2010/02/23/marshall-receives-bizarre-endorsement/">bizarre campaign for mayor in 2010</a>, but she is better known as a conspiracy theorist who has alleged local and federal officials are harassing her via electronic surveillance.</p> Wed, 27 Jun 2012 16:19:22 +0000 Phillip M. Bailey 816 at http://wfpl.org