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Zoo Announces Winning Hippo Name

Posted On October 29, 2014

(Louisville, KY) -- The Louisville Zoo's baby hippopotamus has a name. Zoo officials say "Jahari" is the winner, based on votes cast through visitors' donations. Jahari was one of 25-hundred names submitted for the two-month-old pygmy hippo. The Jeffersonville woman who submitted the winning name will get a behind-the-scenes tour to see Jahari up close.

Traffic Stop Leads To Deadly Shooting

Posted On October 29, 2014

(Louisville, KY) -- One man is dead after police are forced to open fire during a foot chase in Valley Station. Louisville Metro Police say it happened last night on Grafton Hall Road, after five men fled from a car during a traffic stop. One of the suspects opened fire on officers, who returned fire…

OCTC Automotive School Of The Year

Posted On October 29, 2014

(Owensboro, KY) -- Owensboro Community & Technical College is the automotive school of the year. The school was named Tomorrow's Technician 2014 on Monday amid cheers from students and faculty.

State Supreme Court Upholds Prison Sentence

Posted On October 29, 2014

(Frankfort, KY) -- A 20-year sentence of an inmate is being upheld by the Kentucky Supreme Court. Jason Russell was serving 30 years at Green River Correctional Center in Central City for murder when he assaulted a guard. Court documents show Russell stole items from another prisoner when confronted by the guard.

Vatican Defrocks Three Cincinnati Priests

Posted On October 29, 2014

(Cincinnati, OH) -- The Archdiocese of Cincinnati is losing three priests. Thomas Kuhn, Thomas Feldhaus, and Ronald Cooper were defrocked by The Vatican yesterday for allegations of harming children. Each has been on administrative leave for more than ten years.