Morgan Lentes,

Morgan Lentes

Louisville, KY, United States

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Past articles by Morgan:

'Match made in heaven': A health care system hired unemployed people to work mass vaccination site

The health care system hired 54 people in total. A spokesperson said the majority were out of work because of the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

Kentucky woman credits Apple Watch with saving her life

Watch alerted her to potentially life-threatening heart condition → Read More

Kentucky senators make push for new Army headquarters in Fort Knox

Kentucky's two senators have asked the Army to select Fort Knox as the site for its fourth headquarters.Sens. Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul, along with U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie, sent a letter to the Army's top brass earlier this week. The letter reads in part: "Fort Knox has the capacity to accommodate the necessary headquarters complex and support facilities without the need for new military… → Read More

UofL research could one day aid astronauts on Mars mission

Professors, students studying how to store blood for long periods → Read More

Giant, historic flywheel to return to downtown Seymour

A giant, historic flywheel will be brought back to downtown Seymour this spring.The flywheel, which stands 12 feet tall, used to power the steam engine at the Blish Mill. For years, the mill was the center of commerce in the small southern Indiana town. "They say that there were trains that would leave Seymour, and every car was full of Blish Mill flour," said Kevin Greene, a local historian.… → Read More

'Best year of my life': Louisville 9-year-old talks winning trip to Super Bowl

Blakely Touche selected to represent Baltimore Ravens → Read More

Louisville jewelers admit to stealing ring from customer who later died of cancer

Two longtime Louisville jewelers pleaded guilty Thursday to an amended theft charge.Lee and Scott Davis admitted to stealing from Jo Lynn Baker, who later died of cancer. The theft dates back to 2016 when Baker hired the father and son to sell a diamond ring valued at $54,000. After two years of issues, Baker asked for the ring back but never got it.She died in late 2019, not long after the case… → Read More

'We're somewhat protected': Local hospitals take precautions for coronavirus

Louisville-area hospitals are preparing to treat patients who believe they have been exposed to the novel coronavirus.To date, there have been five confirmed cases in the United States. The disease outbreak centers around the Chinese city of Wuhan.In Louisville, Dr. Paul Schulz, with Norton Healthcare, said his staff has been briefed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or CDC.… → Read More

Seymour dispatcher uses hobby to honor first responders

An Indiana man is using his love for woodworking to honor other first responders.In 2018, Marcus Shoenthal made a large wooden American flag for the man who trained him as a dispatcher. The flag was a gift because his co-worker had just graduated from the police academy.Shoenthal said he enjoyed the project so much that he decided to continue making flags. After posting about it on Facebook, he… → Read More

Year after release, convicted sex offender accused of molesting Indiana 11-year-old

Year after release, convicted rapist accused of molesting Indiana 11-year-old Anthony Redd facing 8 child molesting charges An Indiana man who served nearly a decade in prison on rape and robbery charges is now accused of molesting an 11-year-old girl.Anthony Redd has been charged with eight counts of child molesting. Clark County Prosecutor Jeremy Mull said each felony charge carries a stiff… → Read More

'We all lose our loved ones': Art show to honor Louisville man hit and killed by car

Flowers for Robert Pop Up Gallery to be hosted Friday night → Read More

'It was $6,300': Scam artists target Elizabethtown businesses

Two building supply stores lose thousands in merchandise → Read More

JCPS superintendent, students respond to state reports

Report finds that six principals don't have capacity to lead turnaround efforts → Read More

Kentucky man sentenced to life for shooting ex-girlfriend in heart on Valentine's Day

Timothy Riddle was sentenced to life in prison. → Read More

Seymour PD's new chief promises to be 'more transparent'

The Seymour Police Department has a new police chief.Chief Bryant Lucas started the new position on Jan. 1. Prior to joining the Seymour Police Department, Lucas served as operations commander for the Indiana University Police Department and as a state conservation officer.He began his career in law enforcement in 1987. "Having a long career in law enforcement, I wanted to pay back my home,"… → Read More

Parents witness police chase that ended in daughter's death

"Things were looking up for her," her mother said. → Read More

'They have no place to go': Southern Indiana looks to combat homelessness

A longtime social worker is spearheading efforts to tackle affordable housing and homelessness issues in southern Indiana. → Read More

Dozens register for Elizabethtown PD's surveillance system database

Dozens of homeowners have signed up for the Elizabethtown Police Department's online surveillance system registry.The department launched the registry late last year. Officer John Thomas said 60 homeowners have joined since."We just thought this is a great investigative tool for us, and it also lets people know that they can step up and help us keep their own neighborhood safe," said Thomas.… → Read More

Clark County K-9 officer to make national TV debut

A local K-9 officer will be featured on a new, nationally televised show."America's Top Dog" premieres on A&E on Wednesday, Jan. 8 at 9 p.m. The obstacle course style competition challenges police K-9s from across the country in tests of speed, strength and agility. A few "underdogs" are also featured.K-9 Jago and Cpl. Mark Grube were one of 50 pairs chosen to compete out of more than 900… → Read More

67-year-old dies inside burning Henry County home, grandson with disabilities escapes

The home caught fire on Christmas Eve. → Read More