Louisville Metro police are investigating a deadly double shooting in the Chickasaw neighborhood.
The shooting happened outside a motorcycle club, known as the No Haterz Motorcycle Club, near 36th Street and Grand Avenue.
Officials said a woman died at the scene and a man was taken to University Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Police said they don’t know the club to be a hot spot for criminal activity.
No arrests have been made.
ROGERS, Ark. (KNWA) — It’s a long road to recovery for one woman whose foot was shattered in a hit-and-run accident, but a motorcycle group is helping ease her pain.
Doctors say Julia Torres’ daughter, Heather Greene, may not be able to walk for at least a year.
“Seeing her in so much pain and screaming and crying it breaks your heart,” Torres said. “The surgeon in Rogers said in his 22-year career he had never seen anything that bad.”
Greene was crossing South 8th Street in Rogers when she was hit by a car, running over her foot. The driver then took off.
“A crime was committed and there’s medical bills stacking up that’s just going to be totally out of reach. They need to be responsible for them,” Torres said.
On Sunday, the financial burden became just little bit smaller thanks to the help of the Osage Chapter of the Arkansas Punishers Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club.
“They have the kids with them right now getting them their school supplies and school clothes, donating money to help pay the bills,” Torres said.
“There are no words to express it, it’s so exciting to see that these kids get what they need,” Josh Ranbow, a member of Arkansas Punishers Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club said.
The club reached out to the family through Facebook, because according to one rider, it’s just who they are.
“We like to help these families. There are times that we need help, and there are times people help us. So we try to reach out and do a return,” Ranbow said.
“It feels good to know that there are people still like that out there that are so caring and will do stuff like that,” Torres said.
Heather Greene is still looking for the person responsible for that hit-and-run on July 28. She describes the car as being a four door silver or gray BMW or Mercedes, and asks anyone that may have information on this incident to contact authorities.
Wind therapy with Manchester Motorcycle Club
MANCHESTER, NH — Laura Cardinal loves nothing better than what she calls “wind therapy,” riding her Kawasaki Vulcan 1600 to a beach or restaurant, or to no place in particular. The Kawasaki is listed with a silver coat, but has a purple sheen that Cardinal loves. The Nashua truck driver and gas installer has been riding for 20 years. Her father had a bike, and she caught the early, starting with a Honda Silver Wing 500 with “all the bells and whistles.”
Cardinal joined the Manchester Motorcycle Club (MMC) two years ago, and has since added bags, dramatic lights, and a stereo to her bike. She joined MMC for the camaraderie. “I love riding alone to clear my head, but I love riding with other people even more,” she said. As the Road Captain, she plans and schedules group rides.
“The club does a lot for kids who’ve been bullied or have medical needs. We ride together to visit them and collect money for them. They love knowing there is someone in their corner,” Cardinal said.
She proudly cited last year’s Taylor Rose Memorial Ride, which raised $30,000 for a drug recovery center. The club will attend a Fisher Cats game on August 25 and will use all proceeds to build their account for benefits.
“The club is my family now,” said Cardinal.
Second annual Taylor Rose Memorial Ride set for August 18
The club will host the second annual Taylor Rose Memorial Ride on Saturday, August 18.The “Ride Against Opioids” is held in memory of Taylor Rose Nelson. All proceeds will be donated directly to the Taylor Rose Foundation to provide recovery support programs such as the YMCA and the Boys and Girls Club.
The ride will leave from Manchester Harley Davidson, 115 John E. Devine Drive. Registration begins at 9 a.m. until kickstands up at 10:30 a.m. The ride will be escorted to the Auburn town line by the Manchester Fire Department and led by MMC. Riders will travel around 64 miles through the back roads to a stop in Fremont, and conclude at 1 p.m. at The Pizza Man of Hooksett, 254 West River Road, Hooksett for lunch, live music and raffles.
The donation per rider is $25 and $35 for a rider with a passenger.
In a benefit for veterans and families in need through The Way Home, motorcyclists will participate in the ninth annual Freedom Ride on Saturday, September 15.
Riders will begin at Manchester’s Middle Parking Lot at 342-380 Franklin Street with registration at 8 a.m. with kickstands up at 9:30 a.m. The group will travel under escort along back roads to the New Hampshire Veterans Cemetery in Boscawen, and will return to Strange Brew Tavern, 88 Market St., Manchester, for BBQ lunch, music by BlackLite Band, and raffles.
The donation per rider is $30 and $40 for a rider with a passenger. Participants can pre-register online.
Manchester Motorcycle Club (MMC) is one of America’s oldest, continuously operating motorcycle clubs. Established in Manchester in 1915, the club recently celebrated its 100th anniversary. As a formally organized club, the nonprofit operates has officers and bylaws.
The members are men and women from many walks of life who ride a variety of motorcycle brands. The club holds road rides, social events, and fundraisers. It meets twice monthly at its club house in Litchfield.
MMC is affiliated with the American Motorcyclist Association and The New Hampshire Motorcyclists’ Rights Organization.