Louisville Police Close More Than Half Of Rape Cases Without Arresting Anyone

The Louisville Metro Police Department closed hundreds of rape investigations in three years. Officers identified the suspects, knew where to find them and had probable cause to arrest them. But in a majority of these closed cases, LMPD officers made no arrests. The officers determined that arrests were just not possible in 51 percent of all 2014-16 rape cases. The agency marked the cases “cleared by exception,” a status intended for exceptional situations, and closed the case.

Landbank Authority To Face Council Committee After KyCIR Report

The Landbank Authority director will appear before the council’s Community Affairs and Housing Committee on Wednesday, three weeks after a report from the Kentucky Center for Investigating Reporting found nearly a third of the properties sold by the land bank since 2010 were vacant and in violation of the city’s property maintenance code.