Category Archives: Arena

Lunchbox: Don’t Tase me bro

Tased and confused: If you missed it, news channel WLKY did an investigative report on the use of Tasers by the Louisville Metro Police Department. The story revealed that officers have averaged one Taser incident every 48 hours. Besides the excessive use and small infractions, their study of the police data also showed African-Americans are […]

In the know

In cryptic I-know-something-you-don’t-know fashion, Arena Authority Chairman Jim Host tells LEO Weekly that Mayor Jerry Abramson is preparing to announce details about a new development near the downtown arena site. “The mayor is going to make an announcement Friday about a new development that nobody even knows about that’s going to happen close to the […]

Downtown arena deal applauded

The Louisville Arena Authority today announced that a plan to pay for a new downtown arena has been finalized. But rather than shed light on the complex financing plan (details, details), Arena Authority Chairman Jim Host spent most of today‚Äôs meeting thanking, well, pretty much everyone in the room. After a representative with Goldman Sachs […]