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Jimmy Carter To Have Surgery To Relieve Pressure On His Brain

Former President Jimmy Carter is to undergo surgery in Atlanta Tuesday morning to relieve pressure on his brain that was caused by bleeding from two recent falls, the Carter Center says.

Carter, 95, was admitted to Emory University Hospital Monday …

At Louisville’s Parade, Veterans Define ‘Patriotism’

Hundreds of people gathered to recognize current military members and veterans Monday as part of Louisville’s annual Veterans Day parade.

More than 70 organizations participated in the parade, marching and driving down Main Street to promote awareness for military members

Louisville Police Chief: Gunman At Portland Kroger Shot, Killed

Louisville Metro Police officers responding to an active shooter at a Louisville supermarket shot and killed a man with a gun, their police chief said.

Louisville Metro Police Chief Steve Conrad said officers arriving at a Kroger Thursday evening found …

LMPD To Emphasize Considering De-Escalation In Internal Investigations

For the first time, language in the operating manual for Louisville Metro Police Department’s professional standards unit will direct internal investigators to consider whether officers tried de-escalation as a way to avoid using force.

After months of discussion with city …

Could Privatization Be In The Louisville Zoo’s Future?

Things are looking up at the Louisville Zoo these days. Its new baby elephant, Fitz, is the current hot attraction. Officials say the zoo is the most popular nonprofit attraction in the area. But rising costs associated with operations and …

After A Year-Long Fight, Metro Council Approves Food Truck Regulations

The Metro Council ended a year-long fight Thursday evening when it voted to pass an ordinance that strengthened some proposed regulations on food trucks and other mobile vendors, while loosening others.

Food truck owners protested earlier versions of the ordinance, …

It’s Fitz! Louisville Zoo Reveals Baby Elephant’s Name

As kids squealed and adults positioned their smartphone cameras, little Fitz peeked out from behind the gate of the enclosure he shares with his mom, 34-year-old Mikki.

In early August, Fitz became the second elephant ever born at the Louisville …

LMPD Chief Announces Plan To Reorganize As Police Force Shrinks

The Louisville Metro Police Department could lose up to 100 officers by the end of the fiscal year, leading Chief Steve Conrad to reorganize staff in an effort to “become leaner and more focused in our approach,” he announced Tuesday …

Conversation On Hate To Encourage Fighting For Peace

A former white supremacist, a former al-Qaeda recruiter and an activist supporting a persecuted Muslim group in China will meet on Wednesday in Louisville for a conversation about hate and peace.

They will discuss their personal stories, as well as …

900-Acre Resort Proposed At Red River Gorge

A plan for a resort on roughly 900 acres in Red River Gorge was unveiled this week.

About 100 people filled Woodland Center at Natural Bridge State Park to hear about the proposed project which includes a lodge, meeting space, …