Journalist freed from Syria: 'I'm overwhelmed' 8/27/2014 3:06 pm UTC
After almost two years in captivity, Peter Theo Curtis is finally home.
1 lane open on I-71 S. after tractor-trailer crash causes fuel spill 8/27/2014 3:04 pm UTC
Only one lane of Interstate 71 southbound is open at mile marker 14 after a tractor-trailer accident.
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Clarksville police apprehend suspect in shooting of woman inside her home 8/27/2014 2:59 pm UTC
David Booher is now behind bars at Metro Corrections, arrested on his warrant for failing to appear in court for theft, but police say he's also a suspect in the shooting.
Hopkinsville preparing early for huge crowds on 'The Darkest Day' 8/27/2014 2:36 pm UTC
Mark Cansler's farm northwest of Hopkinsville will be the point of Greatest Eclipse on Aug. 21, 2017 when North America experiences the first total solar eclipse in 99 years.
57-year-old woman assaulted and robbed leaving ATM, refuses EMS 8/27/2014 2:33 pm UTC
A witness says Marc Smith began punching and kicking the woman before taking money out of her pocket and running off.
'Sons of Guns' actor arrested for aggravated rape of 12-year-old 8/27/2014 2:25 pm UTC
The founder of Red Jacket Firearms in Baton Rouge, LA was arrested again, but this time his charge is aggravated rape of a 12-year-old. The U.S. Marshal in East Baton Rouge Parish arrested William
Man accused in fast-food robberies indicted on additional charges 8/27/2014 2:19 pm UTC
A grand jury indicted one of the suspects in a string of fast-food robberies on additional charges.
DOWNTOWN CROSSING: LOOK AHEAD -- Aug. 26 8/27/2014 2:18 pm UTC
UofL Hospital staff raise money for injured firefighters 8/27/2014 2:15 pm UTC
Two Campbellsville firefighters seriously injured last week are receiving top-notch care from the doctors and nurses at University Hospital.
Metal plaque, doorknob weapons of choice in Cash Advance robbery attempt 8/27/2014 2:10 pm UTC
Police say Kiana Beard entered the Cash Advance store on Bardstown Road and demanded $500 while threatening to kill someone with a metal plaque.
Party planner files lawsuit against Maker's Mark Lounge alleging racial discrimination 8/27/2014 1:44 pm UTC
The lawsuit, filed Tuesday in circuit court by William Green of Soo Fly Entertainment, comes just over a year after a previous lawsuit concerning the same incident was dismissed.
Surveillance cameras catch suspect in robbery at Poplar Level Road CVS Pharmacy 8/27/2014 1:15 pm UTC
Louisville Metro Police's Robbery Unit is requesting assistance in identifying a suspect in a robbery at a CVS Pharmacy on Poplar Level Road.
SLIDESHOW: WDRB sacrifices Bill Lamb and the morning team in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge 8/27/2014 1:02 pm UTC
Their reaction to the icy water and the donations being made to the ALS Association Kentucky Chapter.
BOZICH | Darrell Griffith Athletic Center primed to sparkle at West End School 8/27/2014 12:46 pm UTC
Former University of Louisville star Darrell Griffith has received countless honors in his basketball career but few things excite him as much as what is happening at the West End School.
Police working to identify man who robbed CVS 8/27/2014 12:42 pm UTC
Louisville police are trying to identify a man they say robbed the CVS on Poplar Level Road last Friday night.
7 Oldham County schools recognized for energy efficiency 8/27/2014 12:38 pm UTC
Seven schools in Oldham County are being recognized by the state for energy efficiency.
KFC Yum! Center hosts job fair 8/27/2014 12:06 pm UTC
The arena is seeking to fill part-time housekeeping and two full time maintenance positions.
Darrell Griffith to showcase new athletic center 8/27/2014 11:59 am UTC
The center is being built at the West End School at 36th and Virginia Avenue.
Ohio attorney gets 13 years in sex crimes case 8/27/2014 11:50 am UTC
A judge has sentenced a Columbus attorney to 13 years in prison in a sex crimes case that involved allegations from his clients.
Man convicted of killing ex-girlfriend's father 8/27/2014 11:46 am UTC
Jurors have recommended a sentence of life in prison without parole for a southwestern Indiana man they convicted of fatally shooting his ex-girlfriend's father.
Meter citations begins Sept. 6 8/27/2014 11:31 am UTC
Beginning September 6 and every Saturday after the Parking Authority of River City will start issuing citations for parking at expired meters.
Jury selection continues in Dejuan Hammond trial 8/27/2014 11:00 am UTC
Dejuan Hammond accused of killing a murder witness in 2009.
Device to keep seats from reclining leads to fight, diverted flight 8/27/2014 10:27 am UTC
A device designed to keep the person in front of you from reclining on a flight is creating some controversy Wednesday morning.
2 arrested after Circle K robbery 8/27/2014 8:08 am UTC
Just before midnight on August 26, a hold-up occurred at the Circle K on Saint Andrews Church Road and Blanton.
Louisville Democrats to begin $10.10 minimum wage push 8/27/2014 4:49 am UTC
As soon as next week, three Metro Council Democrats will roll out their plan to raise Louisville's minimum wage to $10.10 an hour. All 17 Democrats, who together control the Metro Council, have pub
KSP Commissioner, Lieutenant Col. seek donations for 'Trooper Project' 8/27/2014 3:50 am UTC
Caught on camera: Homeowners fight back with surveillance 8/27/2014 3:42 am UTC
Vandalism in a Germantown alley was caught on camera with clear home video surveillance.
EPO issued against Shane Ragland 8/27/2014 2:22 am UTC
The man convicted of killing a University of Kentucky football player 20 years ago is facing more legal trouble, this time for domestic issues.
CRAWFORD | Bridgewater says a final 'thank you' to U of L in student paper 8/27/2014 2:16 am UTC
Teddy Bridgewater had one more classy move for University of Louisville students and fans -- he said Thank You with an ad in the semester's first edition of The Louisville Cardinal student newspaper.
Grimes and McConnell make joint appearance at Owensboro festival 8/27/2014 2:15 am UTC
The event is part of Owensboro's Red, White and Blue picnic, which is similar to the Fancy Farm picnic format.
Morgan County leader pleads guilty to kickbacks 8/27/2014 2:00 am UTC
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — The top elected official in an Appalachian county devastated by a 2012 tornado has pleaded guilty to a federal fraud charge stemming from a scheme to steer work to a construct
Fort Campbell monument to honor black paratroopers 8/27/2014 1:44 am UTC
FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) — A monument honoring the first black paratroopers assigned to Fort Campbell 64 years ago is being dedicated there next month.
Thousands of Kentucky records go to new building 8/27/2014 1:44 am UTC
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — State officials have moved thousands of boxes of state records into a new facility in Frankfort.
Hawaii volcano lava flow could threaten homes 8/27/2014 1:28 am UTC
Scientists are monitoring lava flowing from a Hawaii volcano eruption that could threaten homes.
Glendale Fire Department expected to be back in service Tuesday night 8/27/2014 1:24 am UTC
The move comes weeks after firefighter Jonathan French was killed near mile marker 113 of I-65.
Marine, war veteran beaten in possible hate crime 8/27/2014 1:16 am UTC
A 32-year-old Marine and Iraq war veteran was attacked and beaten in what might be a hate crime.
VA hospital holds community mental health summit 8/27/2014 1:01 am UTC
In an effort to better serve the men and women who dedicated their lives to serving this country the Robley Rex VA Medical Center hosted a community mental health summit.
JCPS: Letter outlining cuts to family resource centers a “misunderstanding” 8/27/2014 12:31 am UTC
Tuesday email to centers claimed four percent cut for each.
High-profile politicians lend support to Kentucky's U.S. Senate candidates 8/27/2014 12:17 am UTC
Madeleine Albright and Mitt Romney wade into Kentucky's U.S. Senate Race to lend their support to the candidates.
Miley Cyrus' date wanted by Oregon police 8/27/2014 12:08 am UTC
The young homeless man who accompanied Miley Cyrus to the MTV Video Music Awards has a warrant out for his arrest in Oregon.
Economists, business owners weigh in on Louisville minimum wage proposal 8/26/2014 11:37 pm UTC
The Louisville Metro Council could be on the brink of raising the minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10 an hour.This week Jefferson County Attorney Mike O'Connell gave the council the green light to pu
Needed: Musical instruments to change students' lives 8/26/2014 10:59 pm UTC
The new Robert Frost 6th Grade Academy has some of the same issues as its predecessor, but the feeling as you walk through the halls is optimistic that with new programs and the community's help, t
O'Connell: Metro Council can raise minimum wage 8/26/2014 10:30 pm UTC
The council is considering raising the city's minimum wage to $10.10 an hour over the next few years.
FL mother: 911 didn't help baby locked in hot car 8/26/2014 10:17 pm UTC
A 10-month-old accidentally locked himself inside a hot car, and his mom says a 911 dispatcher didn't immediately send help.
Metro Council members to move forward with minimum wage ordinance 8/26/2014 9:24 pm UTC
A proposed ordinance would raise wage to $10.10 an hour across Louisville.
Officials: Girl accidentally kills gun instructor 8/26/2014 9:19 pm UTC
A 9-year-old girl accidentally killed an Arizona shooting instructor as he was showing her how to use an automatic Uzi, authorities said Tuesday.
Suspect in murder of cab driver to return to Kentucky 8/26/2014 9:17 pm UTC
Miles Matthews, 27, was arrested in Watertown, NY near the Canadian border on July 20. His arrest came three days after the body of Adam Gregg was found in a Goshen, KY driveway.
AP sources: US surveillance planes fly over Syria 8/26/2014 9:13 pm UTC
The move could pave the way for airstrikes against Islamic State militant targets there
Judges blast Indiana, Wisconsin gay marriage bans 8/26/2014 8:30 pm UTC
Federal appeals judges bristled Tuesday at arguments defending gay marriage bans in Indiana and Wisconsin, with one Republican appointee comparing them to now-defunct laws that once outlawed weddin
Emergency responders preparing for I-65 lane closures 8/26/2014 8:28 pm UTC
First responders are meeting ahead of next week's I-65 lane changes to prepare for more traffic and less room on the road.
Police searching for suspect after Clarksville woman shot inside her apartment 8/26/2014 8:28 pm UTC
A Clarksville woman was shot inside her apartment early Tuesday morning.
Diverse Woodworking, LLC opens in Lanesville 8/26/2014 8:20 pm UTC
A young Southern Indiana husband and wife business team have dreams of making it big with the opening of a new manufacturing operation in Lanesville within sight of I-64.
Acting Clark Co. Sheriff dies after illness 8/26/2014 8:14 pm UTC
Chief Deputy John Kahafer with the Clark County Sheriff's Department has died.
Kentucky Distillers' Association announces first-ever membership drive 8/26/2014 8:05 pm UTC
More than 20 new distilleries are opening throughout the Commonwealth.
VA says no proof delays in care caused vets to die 8/26/2014 7:44 pm UTC
In July, Congress approved spending an additional $16 billion to help shore up the system.
Former prosecutor accused of misconduct in a second case 8/26/2014 7:39 pm UTC
Tom Van De Rostyne allegedly acted "improperly and vindictively" in trying to get a witness to testify.
Federal prosecutions not easy in police shootings 8/26/2014 7:14 pm UTC
Federal authorities investigating possible civil rights violations in the Aug. 9 death of Michael Brown in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson must meet a difficult standard of proof, a challenge that
One Knox letter-writing campaign discouraging funding cuts at Fort Knox 8/26/2014 6:30 pm UTC
The letter writing campaign brought in 15,852 letters encouraging Army leaders to not make more funding cuts at Fort Knox.
Contribute to the Trooper Project 8/26/2014 5:34 pm UTC
Kentucky State Police Commissioner Rodney Brewer and Lt. Col. Jack Miniard trekked the Grand Canyon from rim to rim Aug. 22-24 in a 30-mile hike to honor KSP troopers.
Judge sets Nov. trial date for convenience store kidnapping suspects 8/26/2014 4:35 pm UTC
Brittany Elder, 28, Joseph Davis, 28, and Trent Blye, 27, are all charged with kidnapping, wanton endangerment and theft.
U.S. officials say Egypt and United Arab Emirates bombed Islamist militias inside Libya 8/26/2014 4:06 pm UTC
U.S. officials say the United States wasn't notified in advance of the attacks.
Louisville Muslims denounce ISIS terrorist activities 8/26/2014 3:53 pm UTC
An estimated 5,000 to 7,000 Muslims attend prayers at mosques in the Louisville area.
NTSB Sanctions UPS, Pilots' Association over remarks about crash 8/26/2014 3:53 pm UTC
The agency says each posted remarks online this month about pilot's rest time and whether the federal guidelines should be changed.
Former payroll manager of Shelby Co. Public Schools accused of stealing from district 8/26/2014 3:53 pm UTC
Benita Anglin is accused of stealing at least $80,000 from March 2007 to March 2014. State Police say Anglin used a former employee's identity to steal the money.
JCPS board to vote on potential tax increase 8/26/2014 3:53 pm UTC
The way the extra money would be spent. And the recommendations from both sides of the issue.
BOZICH | Louisville needs receiving committee to replace DeVante Parker 8/26/2014 3:53 pm UTC
A left-foot injury will force Louisville senior receiver DeVante Parker to the sidelines for the start of the Cardinals' football season.
CRAWFORD BLOG | Harrell named preseason All-American by Blue Ribbon 8/26/2014 3:53 pm UTC
Louisville junior Montrezl Harrell was named a first-team preseason All-American by Blue Ribbon College Basketball yearbook.
Nine-inch long footprint supposedly belongs to 'bigfoot' creature 8/26/2014 3:51 pm UTC
Two men say they found footprints belonging to the aptly named creature on two separate occasions.
UPS, Independent Pilots Association sanctioned by NTSB over online comments 8/26/2014 3:48 pm UTC
Both agencies posted remarks online earlier this month about pilot rest time and whether the federal guidelines should be changed.
Activists show up at WDRB to protest Bill Lamb's Point of View 8/26/2014 3:46 pm UTC
Last week, Lamb criticized Louisville Metro councilwoman Attica Scott for a comment she made in connection with the recent unrest in Ferguson
Jury selection begins in Hammond's third murder trial 8/26/2014 3:28 pm UTC
Jury selection is under way for Dejuan Hammond's third murder trial.
LMPD: Mother of 3 caught smoking meth with two teens 8/26/2014 3:19 pm UTC
During that time, police discovered Lisa Gilmore's other daughters, 6 and 6-months-old, had been locked out of the house.
Bardstown woman accused of forging prescriptions for herself and two others 8/26/2014 2:36 pm UTC
The suspect allegedly forged prescriptions for herself and two others, police say.
Two Walgreens pharmacy techs accused of stealing prescription meds 8/26/2014 1:59 pm UTC
Two suspects at two different Walgreens stores -- but both are facing similar charges.
Register to win a pair of tickets to the Kentucky Bluegrass & Bourbon Experience 8/26/2014 1:45 pm UTC
Ten (10) winners will receive two (2) tickets to the 2014 Kentucky Bluegrass & Bourbon Experience valued at $10 each — a total value of $20.
CRAWFORD | For Stoops and UK, time to move forward with young talent 8/26/2014 1:41 pm UTC
Mark Stoops has been stockpiling talent with his last two recruiting classes, one of them the most highly rated in school history. This season, he starts to put that youth into service.
WDRB's Bill Lamb accepts ALS ice bucket challenge 8/26/2014 12:58 pm UTC
The local business leader that issued the challenge, and when Lamb will take the challenge live on air.
Ky. transportation officials seek dismissal of Louisville firm's bridges suit 8/26/2014 12:45 pm UTC
Mathis & Sons alleges Kentucky Transportation Cabinet's "fraudulent and discriminatory actions" cost the company a contract on the Ohio River Bridges Project.
Jessamine Co. inmate charged with murder after fellow inmate overdoses on drug-soaked underwear 8/26/2014 11:59 am UTC
Michael Jones is accused of soaking the underwear with methadone and bringing it to the jail.
Developer sets new deadlines for completion of off-campus UofL housing 8/26/2014 4:26 am UTC
During a closed-door meeting, angry students told the developer what they want done to make things right. They also voiced their concerns over their safety after an armed robbery and shots were fir
'How Sweet It Is': James Taylor headed to KFC Yum! Center 8/26/2014 1:57 am UTC
The Grammy Award-winning Taylor has touched audiences for more than 40 years with his warm baritone voice and distinctive style of guitar playing.
Wrist, arm disabilities lead to the invention of new way to play golf 8/26/2014 1:44 am UTC
Nick Manou, of New York, wasn't going to let disability keep get him down; he loves playing golf and said without his favorite sport, he was depressed.
JCPS school board votes not to raise property taxes 8/26/2014 1:35 am UTC
After more than an hour of public comment and debate at two separate meetings, the Jefferson County Board of Education voted not to increase property taxes to balance its $1.3 billion budget.
Ford launches Louisville-built 2015 Lincoln MKC 8/26/2014 1:31 am UTC
Three-hundred additional jobs have been added to Ford's Louisville Assembly Plant to accommodate production of the Lincoln MKC.
Fake job applicant steals purses from patrons at restaurant bars 8/26/2014 1:24 am UTC
A Louisville man is accused of posing as a potential job applicant, and then making off with other people's purses.
23 UofL students staying in hotel due to unfinished apartments 8/26/2014 1:24 am UTC
UofL officials said The Grove has agreed to give every student living there one month free of rent.
Major delays expected as lanes close on I-65 on Sept. 2 8/26/2014 12:22 am UTC
"The Big Squeeze" may sound like a summer blockbuster, but coming this fall southern Indiana drivers will be less than amused. It refers to a phase of construction on the new Ohio River Bridges Pro
Businesses: Quake cleanup shouldn't deter tourists 8/25/2014 11:39 pm UTC
The earthquake that jarred California's wine capital caused $1 billion in damage, Napa County officials estimated Monday as business owners mopped up high-end vintages that spilled from barrels and
Local Muslim community speaks out against actions of ISIS 8/25/2014 11:29 pm UTC
During a press conference held outside the Louisville Islamic Center, members of the Islamic faith said they do not associate or have tolerance for those who have "hijacked" their faith.
2 Louisville charities split $5,000 prize 8/25/2014 11:16 pm UTC
StyleBlueprint Louisville asked the public to vote for their favorite local charity with the highest vote-getting receiving the money.
Mourners urge black Americans to take action 8/25/2014 11:01 pm UTC
The mourners filled an enormous church to remember Michael Brown - recalling him as a "gentle giant," aspiring rapper and recent high school graduate on his way to a technical college.
BOZICH | What does Las Vegas say about DeVante Parker's absence? 8/25/2014 10:50 pm UTC
How have the college football observers in Las Vegas reacted to the news that Louisville will be without receiver DeVante Parker for six to eight weeks?
Masked suspects hit electronics stores in series of smash-and-grab thefts 8/25/2014 10:40 pm UTC
A group of thieves has been able to steal thousands of dollars in electronics in less than a minute from local stores.
2 men accused of armed robbery at off-campus UofL housing complex 8/25/2014 10:37 pm UTC
Benjamin Turner (left) and Cherad Brewer, both 18, were arrested early on the morning of Aug. 24 after they were pulled over for speeding on Interstate 64.
Ford celebrates launch of 2015 Lincoln MKC 8/25/2014 10:23 pm UTC
The MKC, a luxury mini-SUV, represents Lincoln's first entry into the SUV market.
City of New Delhi hires monkey chasers 8/25/2014 10:15 pm UTC
The city has had enough monkey business and is now making an effort to keep the animals from stealing food and biting citizens.
CRAWFORD | Three and out: Petrino press conference highlights 8/25/2014 10:12 pm UTC
Hitting the highlights from University of Louisville coach Bobby Petrino's weekly press conference before the Cardinals open their season against Miami next Monday.
Crews clean up following mildly attended state fair 8/25/2014 9:42 pm UTC
After eleven days of food, families and fun the 2014 Kentucky State Fair is officially over. From the exhibit halls to Cardinal Stadium, areas once swarming with fairgoers attracted a different cro
CRAWFORD | Source: Johnson cleared to play for U of L 8/25/2014 9:32 pm UTC
Freshman forward Jaylen Johnson has enrolled at the University of Louisville, but the NCAA Clearinghouse has yet to clear him to play.