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WFPL-FM Louisville Investigates Wrongful Jail Sentence (WFPL-FM)

Topic: Investigative Reporting

Louisville Public Media’s WFPL-FM Louisville won a 2016 Society of Professional Journalism Award for “Kentucky Man Banished to Florida Sues Police, Alleges Harrowing Ordeal.” Local police had been ordered by a judge to transport Adam Horine, who has a history of mental illness, to a state hospital for treatment. After Horine landed in Florida, the police chief and one of his officers were indicted.


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