Justin Brock in the flood-damaged first floor of his house.

Louisville Metro Council Won’t Take Immediate Action on Flood Rule

May 14, 2015

The Metro Council voted 16-5 to go straight to a final vote, but fell short of the required 18 votes. Read Story


Louisville Metro Council Approves Needle Exchange Program

April 23, 2015

The ordinance was fast-tracked through the council in light of two public health crises in the area. Louisville—as well as much of the Bluegrass state—is experiencing a spike in heroin and intravenous drug use. Simultaneously, Scott County in Southern Indiana is battling an HIV outbreak. Read Story


Louisville Metro Council Members Frustrated With Lack of Information About Pit Bull’s Death

April 21, 2015

Louisville Metro Council members looking into the controversial euthanizing of a dog last year by Metro Animal Services said on Monday that the agency still hasn't turned over all the requested emails and information. Read Story


Louisville Council Members Want Needle Exchange Ordinance

April 10, 2015

Louisville Metro Council members want to start a needle exchange program in the city. Read Story


Louisville Council Committee Doesn’t Want Citations Issued to AirBnB Users For Now

March 18, 2015

The Louisville Metro Council Public Safety Committee unanimously signed off on a resolution Wednesday asking city officials to stop issuing citations until they come up with rules for AirBnB users. 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


Steve Magre is the New Louisville Metro Council Member From District 10

February 12, 2015

Steve Magre was chosen Thursday night to represent District 10 on the Louisville Metro Council. Read Story


Louisville Metro Council District 10 Applicants To Be Interviewed Today

February 9, 2015

The seat for District 10, which includes Buechel, Camp Taylor and Germantown, was left vacant following the death of council President Jim King in January. Read Story


David Tandy Is the New Louisville Metro Council President

January 22, 2015

David Tandy was chosen Thursday to succeed the late Jim King as president of the Louisville Metro Council. Read Story


Louisville Metro Council to Choose Jim King’s Successor

January 15, 2015

In the coming weeks, the Louisville Metro Council will be tasked with choosing a new council president and a new representative for District 10. Read Story


Louisville Council President Jim King Was a Diligent, Behind-the-Scenes Leader, Colleagues Say

January 15, 2015

Mike Morris, president of the Schnitzelburg Neighborhood Association and a constituent of Metro Council President Jim King’s, said throughout the years King was “a fantastic supporter of our neighborhood.” “We couldn’t ask for more from him as a leader—that’s what he was,” Morris said. King died Wednesday night. Read Story