Louisville news: If she was stealing to pay her mom's mortgage, isn't that a family service? edition [News]

  • "Foreclosure filings in Kentucky were up 4.5 percent in August over the same period last year but down almost 11 percent in Indiana, according to figures from real estate data company RealtyTrac." [Courier-Journal]
  • "A group of Kentucky defense attorneys and others gathered outside the Jefferson County Judicial Center on Wednesday to ask Gov. Steve Beshear to impose a moratorium on the death penalty. The rally was held a day before murderer Gregory Wilson, 53, would have been executed had he not been granted a stay by Franklin Circuit Judge Phillip Shepherd, who ruled last week that he had 'substantial questions' regarding new state regulations for carrying out an execution." [Courier-Journal]
  • "After a scathing state audit and ongoing police investigation for the past two years, Kimberly Bunton, the former director of the city’s Department of Housing and Family Services, has been indicted on two charges of theft by unlawful taking of over $300. The felony charges were handed out Monday and are punishable with a fine up to $10,000 and five years in prison, according to the Commonwealth’s Attorney office." [LEO Weekly]
  • "Ear X-Tacy is making more national headlines again, as Rolling Stone published its list of the 25 'Best Record Stores in the USA,' ranking X fourth in the country." [LEO Weekly]
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About Zach Everson
I'm the travel news/travel buzz editor at MapQuest. Previously, I was a freelance writer, contributing to The Wall Street Journal, Air Canada's enRoute, USA Today, Condé Nast Traveller, BlackBook, Curbed, Gridskipper, Deadspin, and Fox News. I also was the founding editor of Eater Louisville and the director of content and editorial strategy for Louisville.com.
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