Kentucky and Southern Indiana Tornadoes Remembered

March 2, 2015

Three years ago today, a tornado with 170 mile per hour winds tore into buildings, homes and land in Henryville, Ind. Read Story

Louisville Officials Still Searching For That Smell

March 2, 2015

There's a bad smell in parts of the Louisville area but nobody knows where it's coming from—and it's not thought to be toxic, according to Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District spokesman Tom Nord. Read Story


Mid-Kentucky Presbytery Approves Same-Sex Marriage Amendment

March 2, 2015

The Mid-Kentucky Presbytery as voted this weekend to approve a same-sex marriage amendment to the national church's constitution. Read Story

Brown-Forman Wins EPA Climate Leadership Award

March 2, 2015

The Louisville-based Brown-Forman Corporation has been awarded an award for its ambitious greenhouse gas reductions by the Environmental Protection Agency. The EPA presented the company with a 2015 Climate Leadership Award in Arlington, Virginia, last week. Read Story

Hear the Mighty Fine Farm & Food Podcasts

March 1, 2015

  WFPL is proud to partner with Steve Paradis, Summer Auerbach and Ivor Chodkowski in the launch of the second season of Mighty Fine Farm & Food. Every week, you’ll hear local and national guests in conversation about food, farming and sustainability. … Read Story

West Broadway

Children in West Louisville Have Fewer Opportunities, Study Says

March 1, 2015

The study measures relative opportunity across all census tracts in the 100 largest metropolitan areas. Read Story


Discussion About the Future of Louisville Fire Protection Off To Bumpy Start

February 28, 2015

A proposed plan to merge Jefferson County’s 17 suburban fire districts with Louisville Fire & Rescue has ignited a heated fight between one council member and the suburban fire chiefs. Read Story

Kentucky Couples File Brief in Same-Sex Marriage Case Before Supreme Court

February 27, 2015

In a legal brief filed Friday to the U.S. Supreme Court, Kentucky couples challenging the state's ban on same-sex marriage argued that the 2004 law violates constitutional due process and equality protections. Read Story


Louisville Emergency Services Now a Single Agency

February 27, 2015

Metro Louisville's three emergency services departments have been consolidated into one agency, Mayor Greg Fischer announced Friday. Read Story

Kentucky state Capitol

Despite GOP Objections, Kentucky House Moves On Legislative Research Commission Reforms

February 27, 2015

The state House on Friday passed a bill that would create a personnel policy for the troubled Legislative Research Commission, the state agency that provides staffers and research for legislators. Read Story


Nominees Selected For Open Kentucky Supreme Court Seat

February 27, 2015

A committee has nominated three candidates to replace former Kentucky Supreme Court Justice Will T. Scott, who resigned in January to enter the Republican race for governor. Read Story

Louisville Metro Police Establishes New Task Force To Combat Spike In Homicides

February 27, 2015

Louisville Metro Police is teaming with federal law enforcement agencies to establish a new task force to address a recent surge in homicides, officials announced on Thursday. Read Story


Mid-Kentucky Presbytery Voting On Same-Sex Marriage on Saturday

February 27, 2015

The votes taking place this weekend will count as just 1 of 172 presbytery votes that make up Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), whose headquarters is located in Louisville. Read Story