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Recent articles by Shay:

'Either I die, or he dies'; Kentuckiana police vow to protect kids during school shootings

Following the tragedy in Uvalde, four local agency leaders promise parents they will not make the same "mistakes." → Read More

FBI arrests former LMPD officer in connection to Breonna Taylor

Joshua Jaynes was arrested Thursday morning by federal agents, according to his attorney. → Read More

'I feel vindicated'; Patient sues UofL Health, doctor after he inseminated her with his own sperm

Susan Crowder has filed the first lawsuit under Kentucky's new fertility fraud law passed in the 2022 legislative session. → Read More

How Indiana, Kentucky police used forensic genealogy to identify 'I-65 Killer'

Indiana State Police said Harry Edward Greenwell was responsible for sexually assaulting and killing at least three women at hotels in Kentucky and Indiana. → Read More

FBI, Indiana State Police identify suspected 'I-65 Killer'

The serial killer murdered multiple women in Kentucky and Indiana in the 1980s and 1990s. → Read More

FBI, Elizabethtown Police to make major announcement on 'I-65 Killer' cold cases

Multiple agencies will provide an update on the cold case investigations involving multiple murdered women in Kentucky and Indiana in the '80s and '90s. → Read More

Louisville Police detective convicted of lying worked on Ann Gotlib case, records reveal

Mark Handy, who pleaded guilty to framing innocent people and sending them to prison, looked into a sighting of Ann Gotlib in 1989. → Read More

New images from the Ann Gotlib file: Informant leads police to remote area

Inside this case file, six photos show what appears to be one of the first locations officers were sent to search. → Read More

Ann Gotlib's disappearance | WHAS11 FOCUS team gives you the first glimpse into never-before-released police files

It is a story that shook our community to the core. A young girl vanishes from a shopping mall in the summer of 1983. Her name was Ann Gotlib. She was 12-years-old. → Read More

Disappearance of Ann Gotlib | WHAS11 wins access to Ann Gotlib case files after 3-year public records battle with LMPD

For the first time ever, we’re getting a glimpse inside the Ann Gotlib investigative file - the most high-profile case in Louisville's criminal history. → Read More

Southern Indiana prosecutor makes changes to probation after living it

Harrison County Prosecutor Otto Shalk put himself on probation for a year to experience the penalty he's been handing out for more than a decade. → Read More

Missing Kentucky man may have been killed more than 10 years ago; KSP still working to prove it

Richard Strong was last seen alive in 2011, at a campsite in Hazard. Despite searches, interrogations and evidence, no clue ever lead to him. → Read More

What happened to Hazard mother Natasha Fugate-Jones?

Natasha Fugate-Jones disappeared in 2015. Despite years of investigation and hundreds of tips, what happened to her remains a mystery. → Read More

The Vault: Louisville makes history with world's first hand transplant

WHAS11's The Vault is taking a look at the successful hand transplant of Matt Scott's, a New Jersey native who received the groundbreaking transplant. → Read More

The Vault: Betty White shares admiration of animals during Louisville Zoo visits

The "Golden Girl" was not only known for her television career but also her animal activism. The Vault looks back at her visits to the Louisville Zoo. → Read More

'It's crushing': Louisville police officers attend visitation for Zach Cottongim

Officers and their families have come from near and far to honor the fallen officer as his services begin. → Read More

'I praise the management team that was on site that night'

Troy Propes said many of the employees at the Mayfield Consumer Products company survived the collapse with two unaccounted for following deadly tornado. → Read More

Search continues for missing following tornadoes in devastated Kentucky town

Rescuers are combing through fields of wreckage, the candle factory debris from Friday night's devastating tornado in Mayfield. → Read More

FBI agents now working with Nelson County prosecutors on Crystal Rogers' case

The FBI's new leader said the special agents are now working with the prosecutor's office. → Read More

FBI agents now working with Nelson County prosecutors on Crystal Rogers' case

The FBI's new leader said the special agents are now working with the prosecutor's office. → Read More