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'Beautiful Mind' mathematician, wife killed 5/24/2015 4:03 pm UTC
John Forbes Nash Jr., the Princeton University mathematician whose life inspired the film "A Beautiful Mind," and his wife died in a car crash Saturday, according to New Jersey State Police.Nash,
Driver under the influence arrested after fatal crash Memorial Day weekend 5/24/2015 3:46 pm UTC
Georgetown police reports one person has died, and another is charged with murder after a pickup truck and bicycle collide in Georgetown.
25th Reggae Festival continues at the Louisville Water Tower 5/24/2015 3:45 pm UTC
It was the second day of the Kentucky Reggae Festival at the Louisville Water Tower and we’re told they've already seen record setting crowds.
SCHEDULE: Abbey Road On The River lineup for Sunday 5/24/2015 3:44 pm UTC
Check inside for Sunday's complete list of bands at WAVE 3 News Abbey Road on the River.
'Beautiful Mind' mathematician John Nash, wife killed in car crash 5/24/2015 3:23 pm UTC
Nash, 86, and wife Alicia Nash, 82, were riding in a taxi near Monroe Township when the incident occurred, State Police Sgt. 1st Class Gregory Williams said.
CRAWFORD | College Hoops Notebook: Calipari reboots recruiting, revolution is coming, and more 5/24/2015 3:21 pm UTC
Eric Crawford offers his take on John Calipari's comments last week about draft picks trumping championships, and catches up on some news from around college basketball in WDRB's weekly notebook.
Benefit walk to be held for Multiple Sclerosis 5/24/2015 3:02 pm UTC
Next weekend an annual walk will be held in support of those suffering from Multiple Sclerosis.
Local animal group to hold Vino, Bark and Brew event 5/24/2015 3:01 pm UTC
Thursday you can sip wine and enjoy time with dogs while benefiting a local animal group.
Residents rescued from flooded homes in Texas, Oklahoma 5/24/2015 2:54 pm UTC
Flooding in Texas and Oklahoma has led to numerous evacuations and rescues and the death of a firefighter.
Bungee jumping takes thrill seekers to new heights in Kentucky 5/24/2015 2:32 pm UTC
Meet a group of thrill seekers going to the extreme: bungee jumping from a Kentucky bridge. Find out why they say you should do the same.
Ky. Transportation Officials say most tagged interstate signs will not be replaced 5/24/2015 2:13 pm UTC
Interstate signs all over Jefferson County are tagged with graffiti and most will remain that way, according to Kentucky Transportation Cabinet officials.
Elizabethtown paddlers club offering boating for all 5/24/2015 1:57 pm UTC
A new boat dock in Elizabethtown inspired by Wounded Warriors will help people with mobility issues get back on the water with ease.
Archives show Hillary Clinton OK'd tax breaks for nonprofits 5/24/2015 1:14 pm UTC
In the Clinton administration's final months, then-first lady Hillary Rodham Clinton took an active role in White House efforts to give tax breaks to private foundations and wealthy charity donors
SUNDAY EDITION | Southern Indiana leaders look to boost economic development 5/24/2015 10:00 am UTC
Officials in Clarksville, New Albany and Jeffersonville are compiling economic development ideas for potential state funding. Dozens of projects, from river trails to a convention center to a socce
Family uses son's tragic death to reduce retaliation 5/24/2015 4:59 am UTC
A family who lost their son, has spent years turning their personal tragedy into a community event to spread positivity.
CRAWFORD | Curry is making shooting cool again; let's hope it trickles down 5/24/2015 4:57 am UTC
Steph Curry has done more than win the NBA's Most Valuable Player award this season. He may well have made sharp-shooting cool again -- which would be a welcome development if it can trickle down t
Fundraiser held for girl dragged by school bus 5/24/2015 3:14 am UTC
Ally Rednour, the 7-year-old who was injured as she was dragged by a school bus, was greeted Saturday by strangers and loved ones wishing her the best.
World War II vet celebrates 99th birthday 5/24/2015 2:37 am UTC
When Lloyd Heller says Saturday was "one of the greatest days ever," it carries some weight. The Purple Heart recipient, who celebrated his 99th birthday with friends and family over the Memorial D
DC authorities: Ex-con had help in wealthy family's slaying 5/24/2015 2:15 am UTC
An ex-convict likely had help from others holding a family captive inside their mansion for at least 18 hours, authorities said.
Runners heat up the Fire Run 5K 5/24/2015 1:45 am UTC
The South Oldham Fire Department held their first annual Fire Run 5K run/walk on Saturday, starting off of Old LaGrange Road.
Local man seeks to reunite veteran with sentimental message inside war novel 5/24/2015 1:20 am UTC
One man is trying to reunite a veteran with a heartfelt message written to him in a Tom Clancy war novel. 
Police: 2 shot in Portland neighborhood 5/24/2015 1:16 am UTC
Police received the call at 7:55 p.m. Saturday at 1922 Portland Avenue.
World War II veterans honored at American Legion Post 5/24/2015 1:15 am UTC
A celebration honoring our World War II veterans was held Saturday at the American Legion Highland Post 201 on Bardstown Road.
Lights on section of I-64 repaired after string of copper thefts 5/24/2015 1:06 am UTC
After months of the lights on I-64 one section being out, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is working to fix the lights.
Flags to honor fallen heroes at the Great Lawn for Memorial Day 5/24/2015 1:03 am UTC
More than 15,000 flags were placed onto the Great Lawn of the Waterfront Park this Saturday for Memorial Day weekend, honoring the lives of the men and women who gave their lives serving in the lin
Husband, wife die in Estill County fire 5/24/2015 12:58 am UTC
WLEX-TV reported that neighbors were able to pull the man from the building, but emergency responders were unable to revive him.
Family of teen killed 8 years ago gathers to remember and celebrate his life 5/23/2015 11:57 pm UTC
Curtis Lee Brown III was 17 years old when someone shot and killed him on May 22, 2007 near 35th and Broadway.
New gym concept "BareFit" opens on Logan Street in Louisville 5/23/2015 11:31 pm UTC
The concept of the new gym is to gear training toward outdoor adventure sports like trail running and cycling.
Distillery owner, injured worker sue company that made still 5/23/2015 11:14 pm UTC
A distillery owner and one of his employees are suing a still-maker after an explosion last month that killed another worker.
13-year-old girl dies in crash en route to Louisville 5/23/2015 11:06 pm UTC
A 13-year-old girl was killed in a crash Saturday morning on Interstate 64 near Lexington as she was traveling to Louisville for a volleyball tournament.
Fans set out for day 3 of Abbey Road on the River 5/23/2015 10:12 pm UTC
It's day three of Abbey Road on the River.
Boy Scouts pay tribute to fallen soldiers 5/23/2015 9:52 pm UTC
Boy Scout Troops of Lincoln Heritage Council paid tribute to fallen soldiers Saturday morning.
Fundraiser held for family of girl dragged by school bus 5/23/2015 9:52 pm UTC
A young girl dragged by a JCPS bus just over a week ago is continuing her recovery.
War vet celebrates 99th birthday Memorial Day weekend 5/23/2015 9:51 pm UTC
A 99-year-old World War II veteran is celebrating his birthday this Memorial Day weekend.
EMS crew pulls Vietnam vet from thick mud 5/23/2015 8:53 pm UTC
"I sank in before I realized it," the retired Marine said. "I did two tours in Vietnam and never had mud that thick."
Volunteers plant 15,000 American flags on the Great Lawn to honor fallen soldiers 5/23/2015 8:40 pm UTC
Hundreds of volunteers thanked veterans for their service using red, white and blue.
Coco's Cakes opens new bakery on West Oak Street 5/23/2015 8:31 pm UTC
Mayor Greg Fischer joined the opening day celebration at Coco's Cakes on West Oak Street on Saturday. The bakery has everything from cakes and cookies to cupcakes and brownies.
Boy Scouts hold annual flag ceremony at Zachary Taylor National Cemetery 5/23/2015 8:12 pm UTC
The scouts from the Lincoln Heritage Council paid tribute by raising an American flag and putting smaller ones beside headstones.
Death investigation underway at Bullitt Co. Jail after inmate found unresponsive 5/23/2015 4:08 pm UTC
Officials have not released the inmate's name.
13-year-old girl killed, four injured in Scott Co. crash 5/23/2015 4:06 pm UTC
The Scott County Sheriff tells our Lexington affiliate (WKYT) that a 13-year-old girl, of Lexington, was killed in a crash on Saturday morning.
Fire breaks out at Jeffersontown storage facility 5/23/2015 3:50 pm UTC
Officials say heavy smoke was found inside three storage units on the second floor.
American Pharoah preps for Triple Crown run 5/23/2015 3:13 pm UTC
What does it take to get the Derby and Preakness champ galloping toward history.
CRAWFORD | Conversation: Barry Larkin on his new Reds' minor league role 5/23/2015 2:50 pm UTC
Hall of Famer Barry Larkin enjoyed his work as a baseball television analyst, but he's embracing his return to the field as a roving minor league instructor for the Cincinnati Reds. 
Crawford County Water Company issues boil water advisory 5/23/2015 2:34 pm UTC
Residents in the area are encouraged to boil all cooking and drinking water for about five minutes before using, until further notice.
Clinton received sensitive info on private email account 5/23/2015 8:37 am UTC
Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton received information on her private email account about the deadly attack on U.S. diplomatic facilities in Benghazi that was later classified "secre
Choppy slick is harder to clean up; more oily animals found 5/23/2015 7:43 am UTC
A 10-square-mile oil slick off the coast of California is thinner than a coat of paint and it's becoming harder to skim from choppy waters, officials said Friday as more dead animals were discovere
California farmers strike a deal to cut water use 5/23/2015 7:17 am UTC
California farmers who hold some of the state's strongest water rights avoided the threat of deep mandatory cuts when the state accepted their proposal Friday to voluntarily reduce consumption by 2
Obama signs bill giving Congress a say on Iran nuclear deal 5/23/2015 6:04 am UTC
Though he once vigorously opposed its involvement, President Barack Obama signed legislation Friday that gives Congress the power to review and potentially reject a nuclear deal with Iran.
Owner offers $5,000 reward for stolen puppies 5/23/2015 4:51 am UTC
Police are still looking for one of the two men accused of stealing a woman's dogs after a possible workplace dispute.
Eiffel Tower shuts down while workers protest rise in pickpockets 5/23/2015 2:44 am UTC
The workers argue there needs to be a larger police presence in the area. They claim the amount of thieves stealing from tourists and employees is increasing.
New report says LMPD needs better management of personnel resources 5/23/2015 1:59 am UTC
The department should monitor which area the most calls are coming from and “reassign staff based on changing patterns of activity,” according to the study, which reviewed data from Nov. 1, 2013 to
Ohio River Bridges Project halts closures for Memorial Day weekend drivers 5/23/2015 1:23 am UTC
There will be no new interstate or ramp closures near the downtown crossing portion of the Ohio River Bridges Project, but long-term projects will remain in place with signs and detour routes.
Several Meade County High School students treated after ingesting illegal substance 5/23/2015 12:01 am UTC
Police have taken one 15-year-old student into custody and 33-year-old Amit Patel has been charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and criminal simulation first degree.
Back home on Earth: SpaceX craft returns from space station 5/22/2015 11:07 pm UTC
A SpaceX Dragon capsule is back on Earth with a full load of cargo, after a quick trip home from the International Space Station.
World War II veteran reburied in private ceremony after cemetery mix-ups 5/22/2015 11:04 pm UTC
A World War II veteran and his son are pulled from their graves and reburied after the man's family says Evergreen Cemetery made a series of mistakes.
Study finds adequate staffing at LMPD, recommends shift changes 5/22/2015 9:59 pm UTC
An independent report on staffing levels at the Louisville Metro Police Department has found that the agency is adequately staffed, but made some recommendations to improve department efficiency, i
Kentucky Kingdom gears up for 2015 season with 8 new rides 5/22/2015 9:45 pm UTC
It's opening weekend at Kentucky Kingdom with eight new rides -- and WDRB anchor Gilbert Corsey and photojournalist Dave White went upside-down and inside-out to see the new thrills.
US, Cuba close round of talks with no embassy announcement 5/22/2015 9:16 pm UTC
The United States and Cuba still have no agreement on re-establishing embassies.
Veteran reburied after someone else found in wife's plot 5/22/2015 8:46 pm UTC
Three days before Memorial Day, the family of a World War II and Korean War veteran said goodbye to him for a second time. When the Dudleys went to bury their recently deceased mother next to their
Louvino expanding concept with second location in Middletown 5/22/2015 8:41 pm UTC
A popular restaurant on Bardstown Road is expanding into a second location and more things are coming with it. New concepts will be explored with the second Louvino restaurant.
Cultural Pass to provide children with free admission to participating Louisville museums this summer 5/22/2015 8:23 pm UTC
The city's Cultural Pass is returning this year.
Crews battle fire at J'town apartment complex 5/22/2015 8:23 pm UTC
Crews were on the scene a fire at an apartment complex in Jeffersontown Friday afternoon.
Widow of slain Bardstown officer Jason Ellis, colleagues issue new plea for information in 2013 murder 5/22/2015 8:00 pm UTC
It's been two years since Bardstown Police Officer Jason Ellis ambushed, shot and killed when he stopped on his way home from work to clear debris from an off-ramp of the Bluegrass Parkway. His wid
BOZICH | U of L, UK recruiting top 2017 forward coached by Rodney McCray 5/22/2015 7:43 pm UTC
Jarred Vanderbilt is one of the top basketball prospects in the Class of 2017, a player being scouted by Louisville and Kentucky. His coach at Victory Prep Academy in Houston is former Cardinal sta
MAYOR: Louisville's Fourth of July celebration to return this year 5/22/2015 7:39 pm UTC
The event was not held last year, due to state budget cuts that meant that the Waterfront Development Corporation would receive $400,000 less than usual in 2014.
2 JCPS buses involved in 3 vehicle accident, No injuries reported 5/22/2015 7:27 pm UTC
The chain-reaction accident pushed one bus into the rear of the second bus.
Five suspects in Pappy Van Winkle bourbon theft ring plead not guilty 5/22/2015 7:18 pm UTC
Five suspects in a bourbon theft ring involving the theft of Pappy Van Winke bourbon pleaded not guilty to charges of engaging in an organized crime syndicate Friday morning.
JCPS reaches compromise in traffic dispute between Bowen Elementary, city of Moorland 5/22/2015 6:59 pm UTC
A compromise has been reached in a traffic dispute between Bowen Elementary and its neighbors in Lyndon and the $55,000 cost to fix it will be up for Jefferson County Board of Education approval on
Fire at Jeffersontown apartment complex under control 5/22/2015 6:37 pm UTC
The fire was reported around 1:45 p.m. in the 3600 block of Vantage Point Drive, just off Taylorsville Road.
Louisville Metro Corrections inmate accused of breaking another inmate's neck 5/22/2015 6:03 pm UTC
An inmate at Louisville Metro Corrections is in more trouble after police say he assaulted another inmate.
Louisville man accused of stealing woman's dogs 5/22/2015 5:24 pm UTC
Police say the dogs are believed to be dead.
Person killed by train identified 5/22/2015 4:48 pm UTC
The accident happened at the crossing on Chenoweth Lane just north of the Shelbyville Road intersection around 1:30 p.m. May 21.
Man charged in burglary of church property 5/22/2015 3:40 pm UTC
Louisville Metro police say Roy Allen Sanford admitted that he had broken into a storage shed at the church..
Louisville police arrest woman accused of fraudulently collecting money for local school 5/22/2015 3:12 pm UTC
Kasey Hoben is now in custody, according to police. 
LMDC inmate charged in assault on another inmate 5/22/2015 3:02 pm UTC
Perry Lewis Caldwell, 44, of Louisville, was being held on burglary and drug charges after his arrest on May 13.
Louisville man accused of stealing lawn equipment from local church 5/22/2015 2:41 pm UTC
A Louisville man is accused of stealing lawn equipment from a local church, all because he said he needed another "hit."
Former Louisville Water Company security guard accused of theft 5/22/2015 2:33 pm UTC
A former security guard at the Louisville Water Company is accused of stealing from a storage locker.
Father of J'town High School student accused of assaulting security guard 5/22/2015 1:49 pm UTC
Police in St. Matthews have arrested a man after he allegedly attacked a security guard at Jeffersontown High School.
Family left with questions after St. Matthews Car Wash employee killed by train 5/22/2015 12:06 pm UTC
The victim's cousin says his name was Kyle Applegate and he was asked to pick up trash near the tracks, but family members want to know why he didn't see or hear the train.
Veteran at the center of cemetery mixup to be reburied today with military honors 5/22/2015 12:03 pm UTC
The family of Jack Dudley want to ensure he is laid to rest with Nana, his wife of 55 years.
Prosecutor: 6 officers indicted in death of Freddie Gray 5/22/2015 10:46 am UTC
A grand jury indicted all six officers charged in the case of Freddie Gray, who died of injuries he suffered in police custody, allowing the state's attorney to press ahead with the most serious ch
Portland home damaged in early-morning blaze 5/22/2015 10:41 am UTC
It happened just after 2 a.m. Friday on North 25th Street.
Big Brothers Big Sisters celebrate graduates 5/22/2015 2:25 am UTC
The organization hosted its Hats Off to Our Grads celebration at Bellarmine University in honor of 23 Little Brothers and Sisters and 24 Big Brothers and Sisters who are graduating from high school
Prostitution fueling southern Indiana HIV problem, but the crime is hard to fight 5/22/2015 2:16 am UTC
Authorities have been arresting drug dealers, trying to combat the problem, but police say putting prostitutes in jail isn't as easy.
Louisville man dies after prison assault 5/22/2015 1:54 am UTC
A Louisville man incarcerated at a prison in Sandy Hook, Kentucky, has died after being assaulted by another inmate, state police said Thursday.
U.S. Department of Transportation funds to pay for KY-22 repairs 5/22/2015 1:28 am UTC
Construction on a busy stretch of road in Louisville that has been closed for over a month could begin soon.
Man waiting for overbooked flight decides to strip naked for some reason 5/22/2015 1:21 am UTC
Witnesses in Charlotte North Carolina say the man was alerted his flight to Jamaica was overbooked so he took his clothes off at the gate.
Pedestrian hit by train in St. Matthews dies 5/22/2015 1:03 am UTC
A spokesman for the St. Matthews Police Department said the victim, a man in his 20s, worked at a nearby car wash.
'Hometown Hero' ballerina returns to Louisville for art exhibit, performance 5/22/2015 1:02 am UTC
Wendy Whelan's giant picture is on display in downtown Louisville and this weekend one of the world's most famous ballerinas returns to her hometown.
Hargens, Edelen laud JCPS progress after audit 5/22/2015 12:08 am UTC
What a difference a year makes - that was the sentiment echoed by the head of the Jefferson County school district and the auditor who found last year that the district was wasting millions of doll
Shawnee Fresh Stop bringing local fruits and vegetables to underserved community 5/21/2015 11:37 pm UTC
Some west Louisville residents are getting a fresh start with better access to fresh fruits and vegetables. It is part of the annual Fresh Stop in the Shawnee neighborhood, an area that typically d
BOZICH | Winning isn't everything, but is it anything to John Calipari? 5/21/2015 11:30 pm UTC
Winning it all isn't everything according to Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari. And in case you didn't hear him he said it again.
Merit Commission votes to fire New Albany Police officer Laura Schook 5/21/2015 11:29 pm UTC
In December, the Merit Commission voted to terminate Schook – pending the outcome of this week's hearing.
Mayor: No option to leave old water company building in place 5/21/2015 10:49 pm UTC
Mayor Greg Fischer says the site must be ready for development by January 1, 2016 as part of an agreement in the $300 million Omni Hotel project and the inclusion of building does not work with the
Woman sends her antique refrigerator to Muhammad Ali home 5/21/2015 10:03 pm UTC
The owners of the house on West Grand Avenue aim to restore it to its original state, as a museum. While searching for furnishings and household items true to the era they got word of an antique re
Coroner says autopsies on mother and daughter found dead in Clarksville 'inconclusive' 5/21/2015 9:50 pm UTC
A statement from the coroner read, in part, "a cause of death for either woman has not been determined, pending toxicology results and further testing."
Family of man found dead in burnt-out car offering $10K reward for information 5/21/2015 9:35 pm UTC
The Family of a man who was found dead in a burnt-out car in Oldham County is now offering a $10,000, according to a news release from Oldham County Police.
Reward offered for info in death of man found in burning car 5/21/2015 9:14 pm UTC
The family of a man found dead in a burning car in Oldham County is offering a $10,000 reward for information in the investigation.
Family says they are forever changed after five-year-old was killed by man high on drugs 5/21/2015 8:47 pm UTC
 The family of a five-year-old killed by a man high on drugs wrote down their feelings for the court.
Famed dancer and Brown School alum returns for visit 5/21/2015 8:42 pm UTC
A former Brown School student who became a principal dancer with the New York City ballet was back in town Thursday to visit her old school.

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