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Rand Paul Joining Other Presidential Hopefuls At Koch Brothers Event

Posted On January 21, 2015

(Undated) -- Rand Paul is set to take part in a private gathering put on by a group backed by the Koch brothers. According to Politico, the event is being held this weekend in Palm Springs, California. The Kentucky senator will be among several presidential hopefuls at the event, including Senator Ted Cruz of Texas,…

Former Bus Driver Facing Sex Charges

Posted On January 21, 2015

(Louisville, KY) -- A former Jefferson County school bus driver will face a judge today, accused of allowing students to have sex on her bus. Kristy Lawrence is charged with sexual abuse and sexual misconduct. Louisville Metro Police say Lawrence did nothing to stop a 17-year-old boy and 12-year-old girl from having sexual contact while…

Prosecutor Wants Dragging Teacher Charged

Posted On January 21, 2015

(Shepherdsville, KY) -- The Bullitt County teacher who was reportedly caught on video dragging a student is facing charges. Prosecutors are recommending a misdemeanor assault charge against Ashley Silas. They say a video from inside Brooks Elementary School shows Silas dragging the first-grader to the office after the child falls to the floor. Silas was…

Fern Creek Shooting Report Released

Posted On January 21, 2015

(Louisville, KY) -- A new report is offering suggestions to prevent another school shooting in Louisville. The Jefferson County Public Schools' report on the September shooting at Fern Creek High School found possible security lapses that allowed a student to bring a gun into the building. Recommendations include better communication during crisis events, standardized dress…

Construction Worker Lowered From Mall Roof

Posted On January 21, 2015

(Lexington, KY) -- A construction worker is being treated after suffering a medical emergency on the roof of Fayette Mall. Firefighters rescued the man yesterday morning, lowering him in a basket. His name was not released, and there was no word on his condition.