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Local News
6:55 am
Fri March 28, 2014

Louisville Police Agencies Make Plans for Friday's Kentucky Wildcats-Louisville Cardinals Game

Louisville Cardinals fans watching the 2013 national championship game.
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Louisville Metro Police and other agencies have made plans for addressing potential traffic and crime issues stemming from Friday night's NCAA Tournament showdown between the Kentucky Wildcats and the Louisville Cardinals.

Police have issued details of its details. They include "multiple roving units" meant to patrol  possible criminal activity following the game, plus traffic enforcement in case of cruising. Police plan to allow traffic to move through the areas they're concentrating on, unless a public safety risk is found.

Authorities said they'll focus on:

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Local News
3:14 pm
Wed October 9, 2013

Audubon Park Improperly Fired a Police Sergeant Who Complained About Gay Slurs, Commission Says

Kile Nave (foreground) with Chris Hartman, director of the Fairness Campaign.
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A suburban Louisville police department  improperly fired a police sergeant after he complained about derogatory statements made by his supervisor about his being gay, the Louisville Metro Human Relations Commission said in finding presented to attorneys.

Former Audubon Park Police Sgt. Kile Nave claims that his supervisor, Ronald W. Jones, repeatedly made disparaging remarks about  Nave's sexual orientation from the time he joined Audubon Park Police in 2009 to his firing in August 2012. 

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Education
3:29 pm
Wed January 9, 2013

Police, JCPS Say Prevention and Participation Are Key to School Safety

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In the wake of last year’s mass killings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., school safety has been a resounding issue in many communities. 

Kentuckiana school districts are among them and while some schools have improved school security, local leaders say the effort will require community involvement.

On December 14, 20-year-old Adam Lanza went on a killing spree leaving 20 students and six adults dead. Since then state and congressional lawmakers on both sides of the aisle have been pressured to reconsider gun laws.

But how has been up for debate.

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