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Officer Injured, Suspect Dead After Shootout

Posted On December 03, 2014

(Florence, KY) -- A Florence police officer is recovering after a shootout during a drug bust. Police officials say Lieutenant Roger Allen was either grazed by a bullet or hurt getting out of the way yesterday when a suspect opened fire at the Super Eight on Dream Street. Other officers returned fire, killing the suspect.…

U-Of-L Threat Suspect Calls It “Joke”

Posted On December 02, 2014

(Louisville, KY) -- Nobody at the University of Louisville is laughing about a so-called joke posted on Twitter. Police say a 16-year-old girl hacked into a U-of-L student's account yesterday to make a threat to "shoot up" the school. University officials sent text alerts to students and staff to watch for suspicious activity and police…

Accused School Gunman Pleads Not Guilty

Posted On December 02, 2014

(Louisville, KY) -- A teenager accused of opening fire inside Fern Creek High School will remain in jail until his trial. Bond for Andre Banks was set yesterday at 30-thousand-dollars after he pleaded not guilty to assault and weapons charges. Banks is being tried as an adult for shooting another student in a hallway in…

Recent Hand Transplant Fails

Posted On December 02, 2014

(Louisville, KY) -- Doctors at Jewish Hospital are reviewing their work after a hand transplant procedure failed. A surgical team was forced to remove the limb given to a 67-year-old man yesterday after it was rejected. The hand transplant was performed last week using an experimental therapy in which the patient's fat cells were injected…

Suspect Dead After Officer Shot

Posted On December 02, 2014

(Florence, KY) -- A suspect is dead after police say he opened fire on an officer. Authorities say the cop was originally checking on a drug complaint at a Florence motel this morning when a suspect in one of the rooms started shooting. The officer suffered a minor injury, but returned fire, killing the suspect,…