February 20, 2013 - 12:44pm
A Louisvillian and witness to the devastating 2010 earthquake, award-winning journalist Jonathan Katz relays the aftermath in his new book, The Big Truck That Went By. Join him tomorrow, Thursday, February 21st for a special reading and signing at Carmichael’s.
My brain had a string around my neck. Like a choker chain. And when that moment came – I was asleep, you see – it pulled hard. Harder. Hardest. And my eyes snapped open. Trigger pulled. Flick up the shades; pupils wide in the dark. I...
September 1, 2011 - 2:59pm
Be aware. Familiarize yourself with the risks to you, your family and community. The more you know, the better you can identify and prepare to reduce those risks.
It sometimes seems like we here in Louisville have more than our share of natural disasters. The beautiful Ohio River has a habit of jumping its banks every couple of years, and we’ve experienced some nasty tornadoes in recent memory. We’re even located just East of the New...
September 1, 2011 - 8:30am
This week's happenings in the Louisville comedy scene: Earthquake rocks Louisville, Richter scale of laughter hits 7.2... Already immensely popular with urban audiences, mainstream audiences are now getting their chance to catch this red-hot comedian. Earthquake's charm...
August 31, 2011 - 10:19am
Is Kentucky's state sponsoring of the Creation Museum and Ark Park a prelude to a push to force businesses to spend billions of dollars retrofitting buildings to better withstand earthquakes? The answer may be an unavoidable "yes."
Is Kentucky's state sponsoring of the Creation Museum and Ark Park a prelude to a push to force businesses to spend billions of dollars retrofitting buildings to better withstand earthquakes? The answer may be an unavoidable "yes."As with all such questions, the answer lies in...
August 24, 2011 - 7:00am
Local news for Aug. 24, 2011
"Tremors from a 5.8-magnitude earthquake centered near Richmond, Va., shook parts of eastern Kentucky, with at least two people reporting feeling some shaking as far away as Louisville.