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Worker injured in incident at future site of Embassy Suites downtown 10/24/2014 3:48 pm UTC
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating a work site incident after a contract worker was injured Friday morning downtown.
After 1st Ebola case in NYC, 3 others quarantined 10/24/2014 3:44 pm UTC
Officials tried to tamp down New Yorkers' fears Friday after a doctor was diagnosed with Ebola in a city where millions of people squeeze into crowded subways, buses and elevators every day.
Man accused of repeatedly robbing 2 convenience stores 10/24/2014 3:41 pm UTC
A Louisville man is facing five robbery charges along with two counts of shoplifting.
Darth Vader running for parliament in Ukraine 10/24/2014 3:41 pm UTC
One candidate in Ukraine's parliamentary elections hopes to bring voters to the dark side: Darth Alekseyevich Vader.
NYC tries to ease Ebola fear after doctor infected 10/24/2014 3:40 pm UTC
Officials tried to tamp down New Yorkers' fears Friday after a doctor was diagnosed with Ebola in a city where millions of people squeeze into crowded subways, buses and elevators every day.
Dallas nurse Nina Pham declared Ebola-free 10/24/2014 3:34 pm UTC
Dallas nurse Nina Pham is free of the Ebola virus, the National Institutes of Health said Friday morning, eight days after she was transferred to an NIH facility in Maryland for treatment.
Ohio River Bridges Project cancels contract with company slated to collect bridge tolls 10/24/2014 3:32 pm UTC
The Ohio River Bridges Project is rescinding its award of a nearly $40 million contract to handle toll collection after two new bridges connecting Louisville and southern Indiana are built.
Police: Man shot at victim twice during robbery 10/24/2014 3:26 pm UTC
Paul C. Hinkle was arrested Thursday in connection with a Sept. 28 robbery near Indi's fast food restaurant at 1033 W. Broadway.
Tumbleweed closing Waterfront Park location 10/24/2014 3:09 pm UTC
Tumbleweed is closing its Waterfront Park location after a dispute over rent.
Newly filed evidence in toddler slaying reveals details of shooting 10/24/2014 3:07 pm UTC
The parents of a 16-month-old killed in a shooting in August say they tried to protect their daughter from the gunmen, according to evidence recently filed in court.
Study shows blacks more likely than whites to be searched during traffic stops 10/24/2014 2:30 pm UTC
Researcher stresses that the statistics alone cannot prove there is any bias among police .
Man accused of engaging in sex abuse of a child at Shelbyville Walmart 10/24/2014 2:22 pm UTC
Deputies say an 84-year-old man was talking to a 10-year-old girl, trying to "pick her up," and stating that he "needed a good woman."
Tumbleweed to close Waterfront Park location 10/24/2014 1:52 pm UTC
A settlement between the owners of Tumbleweed Tex Mex Grill and its landlord, the Waterfront Development Corporation and Waterweed, LLC, means the restaurant will be closing in mid-November.
Kentucky Kingdom guest who claims injury says he just wants medical bill paid 10/24/2014 1:49 pm UTC
Amusement park Kentucky Kingdom claims two people who filed suit against the park are lying about their injuries.
Waterfront Tumbleweed to close after rent dispute 10/24/2014 1:38 pm UTC
The Tumbleweed on the Waterfront is closing after a lengthy rent dispute, according to a news release from Current360.com.
Construction worker being treated after workplace fall 10/24/2014 1:38 pm UTC
The accident happened at the construction site of an Embassy Suites hotel in downtown Louisville.
Police searching for driver after car crashes into Cypress Street home 10/24/2014 1:35 pm UTC
Police are trying to find the driver who crashed an SUV into a Cypress Street home.
Emergency crews respond to construction accident in downtown Louisville 10/24/2014 1:17 pm UTC
Emergency crews are on the scene of a workplace accident in downtown Louisville.
Controversy swirls around new LMAS director after racy photos surface 10/24/2014 1:16 pm UTC
Just one day after the Mayor's office announced a new head for the troubled Louisville Metro Animal Services agency, there's a new controversy.
Iraqi officials say IS militants used chlorine gas 10/24/2014 1:10 pm UTC
Islamic State militants used chlorine gas during fighting with security forces and Shiite militiamen last month north of Baghdad, Iraqi officials said on Friday.
Family-friendly Halloween party at Louisville Zoo continues this weekend 10/24/2014 12:28 pm UTC
The 33rd Annual World's Largest Halloween Party is underway at the Louisville Zoo.
NYC officer critical but stable after hatchet attack 10/24/2014 12:26 pm UTC
A New York City police officer who suffered a serious head wound after being attacked by a hatchet-wielding man remains in critical but stable condition, police said Friday.
Oldest WWII veteran in Kentucky dies at age 107 10/24/2014 12:07 pm UTC
Before he died, he passed on a piece of advice to those he loved most. He says a shot of moonshine is what led to him living such a long life.
Police look for burglars after $50K in valuables stolen in Franklin County 10/24/2014 11:14 am UTC
Police in Franklin County are asking for help after thieves broke into a couple's home and got away with their truck and a safe loaded with jewelry, guns and money.
Police release description of truck connected with gas station burglary 10/24/2014 11:11 am UTC
Detectives are asking assistance in solving a burglary that happened at a Frankfort gas station.
Teen to undergo surgery after being shot while waiting for bus 10/24/2014 10:46 am UTC
An Iroquois High School student who was shot and robbed at a bus stop on Wednesday will undergo surgery Friday.
JCPS instructor named Kentucky's best 10/24/2014 8:12 am UTC
Sarah Reed has taught third grade at Field Elementary for five years.
Kenducky Derby winner picks up new car 10/24/2014 4:46 am UTC
The man whose duck rode across the finish line first in the Kenducky Derby picked up his winning ride on Thursday.
After packed primary, District 9 Metro Council candidates focus on each other 10/24/2014 3:44 am UTC
Candidates running for Louisville Metro Council in a district along Frankfort Avenue agree that parking is a major issue but part ways on taxes and a minimum wage increase.
McConnell responds to 'pay-for-enthusiasm' criticism 10/24/2014 2:55 am UTC
Sen. Mitch McConnell said the majority of people at recent campaign stops were local supporters, despite an internal email that indicates campaign staff had asked for out-of-town volunteers.
Shooting that killed toddler started after hail of gunfire directed at neighboring home, records show 10/24/2014 2:54 am UTC
In an interview with police, Cierra Twyman said she saw a group of men yelling at another group of men in front of the house just before they began shooting at them.
OneWest sets out to enrich West Louisville 10/24/2014 2:39 am UTC
OneWest was conceived by a group of local leaders and graduates of Leadership Louisville's 2014 Bingham Fellows Class.
Moore High School football coach suspended for not reporting gun incident fast enough 10/24/2014 2:24 am UTC
Eric Dick has been suspended from coaching indefinitely, for not quickly reporting an alleged off-campus gun incident involving students.
Home where Nelson county family murdered being sold to settle family's estate 10/24/2014 2:23 am UTC
The home belonged to Kathy and Samantha Netherland. The money will be used to help settle the family's estate and anyone interested in buying it will get a chance to look inside it this weekend.
Rand Paul tries to peel away isolationist label 10/24/2014 2:01 am UTC
Charging that "America cannot disengage from the world," Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul on Thursday confronted critics who brand him an isolationist as he endorsed an American foreign policy that embraces
Ballard High School principal addresses gun, shooting rumors 10/24/2014 1:48 am UTC
A letter addressing rumors of guns and a shooting at a Jefferson County Public School was sent to high school parents Thursday.
Canada gunman wanted a passport to go to Mideast 10/24/2014 1:40 am UTC
He seemed lost, "did not fit in," had drug problems, and went more than five years without seeing his mother. In recent weeks, he had been living at a homeless shelter and had talked about wanting
New York officials: Doctor has Ebola, 1st in city 10/24/2014 1:02 am UTC
The doctor's Harlem apartment has been cordoned off. The city's disease detectives have been tracing his contacts to identify anyone who may be at risk.
US to track everyone coming from Ebola nations 10/24/2014 12:39 am UTC
All travelers who come into the U.S. from three Ebola-stricken West African nations will now be monitored for three weeks, the latest step by federal officials to keep the disease from spreading in
Official: 3 dead, 2 injured in midair collision between plane, helicopter at Maryland airport. 10/24/2014 12:36 am UTC
Frederick police Lt. Clark Pennington says the aircraft collided Thursday afternoon, and that Maryland State Police are handling the case.
Two candidates spend big in campaigns for Floyd County Sheriff's office 10/24/2014 12:01 am UTC
With a close race expected, the clock is ticking to continue campaigning and to make sure everyone in Floyd County votes.
Joshua Young jailed after two arrests on same day 10/23/2014 11:51 pm UTC
A little more than a year ago, Young was expressing relief after a jury acquitted him of charges that he'd murdered his 14-year-old stepbrother Trey Zwicker. Thursday, he was asking for a public de
Moore football coach suspended after alleged gun incident between students 10/23/2014 11:05 pm UTC
JCPS spokesman Ben Jackey said coach Eric Dick had knowledge of the alleged gun incident, which occurred off-campus on the night of Monday, Oct. 20 following an after-school activity, and did not r
Man arrested in connection to 2012 assault, kidnapping 10/23/2014 11:03 pm UTC
More than two years after issuing a warrant for his arrest, police captured a man who allegedly assaulted his ex-girlfriend and briefly held her against her will.
Neighborhoods safety czar says city is making progress, despite challenges 10/23/2014 10:50 pm UTC
WDRB's Gilbert Corsey sat down with Anthony Smith, the man filling the role of neighborhoods czar -- and Smith says that over the past 18 months, some things have gone right, and some things have g
Louisville passenger describes flight clipping wings with another plane before take off 10/23/2014 10:25 pm UTC
A Louisville-bound flight encountered some turbulence on the ground Wednesday when it collided with another plane.
BOZICH | Big Ten Power Ratings: Can Spartans or Buckeyes make the playoff? 10/23/2014 10:04 pm UTC
Big Ten teams are being ignored in most speculation about the four teams that will qualify for college football's four-team playoff. Do Michigan State and Ohio State have time to change that?
JCPS educator named Teacher of the Year 10/23/2014 10:02 pm UTC
She'll now begin filling out an application for national teacher of the year and says it means so much to represent the state of Kentucky, and city of Louisville, as the "Teacher of the Year."
Dad: White House jumper has 'mental health' issues 10/23/2014 10:01 pm UTC
The latest person to climb over the White House fence had the paranoid belief he was being watched by cameras and had previously been arrested at the executive mansion, his father said.
Portions of Louisville Extreme Park in path of Bridges Project being rebuilt 10/23/2014 10:00 pm UTC
One third of the park had to be moved because it was in the path of the new downtown bridge.
Kentucky State University's mobile kitchen serves healthy meals in Louisville 10/23/2014 9:28 pm UTC
After gaining national attention for giving up $90,000 of his salary in order to pay more to low-wage employees at Kentucky State University, interim President Raymond Burse gave up his time Thursd
New mobile kitchen rolls through Smoketown neighborhood 10/23/2014 9:10 pm UTC
Unveiled Thursday, The Thorobread Nutrition Kitchen is a mobile market with a commercial kitchen that will provide nutrition education throughout the city.
McConnell responds to criticism from Grimes campaign at Rotary Club 10/23/2014 9:06 pm UTC
He also answered reporters' questions, including one about a claim from the Grimes campaign that his camp has paid volunteers to fill events.
Suspect in UofL dorm threat out of jail 10/23/2014 8:57 pm UTC
Campus police arrested Charles Edward Robb, 18, Oct. 22 after they said he made threats on social media to shoot up Miller Hall.
Doctor helps crack cold case murder from 1971 10/23/2014 8:33 pm UTC
WDRB is discovering how good, old-fashioned police work and today's medicine came together to make an arrest in a cold case murder.
New Louisville distillery expanding its operations in Shively 10/23/2014 8:21 pm UTC
Michter's has had its bottling operation up and running for several years on New Millennium Drive in Shively and it will soon add a distillation process there.
JCPS: "Inconclusive" whether Louisville Male Principal David Mike interfered with ACT investigation 10/23/2014 7:55 pm UTC
After interviewing more than two dozen people as part of an internal investigation, Jefferson County Public Schools says it's “inconclusive” whether Louisville Male Principal David Mike tried to co
Alleged Gary, Ind. serial killer faces new murder charge 10/23/2014 7:29 pm UTC
Police say Darren Vann was hired to kill Jones by someone who wanted her silenced because of a legal matter.
Police looking for missing woman 10/23/2014 7:27 pm UTC
If you have any knowledge of her whereabouts, you are asked to call (502) 574-LMPD.
State Supreme Court declined to review overturned Robby Albarado conviction 10/23/2014 6:59 pm UTC
Jefferson County Attorney's office has not decided whether to put the jockey on trial again
BOZICH | Pitino, Calipari, more hoops as ESPN's Bob Ryan discusses his book: Scribe 10/23/2014 6:57 pm UTC
If a basketball bounced anywhere in Boston or Massachusetts, Hall of Famer Bob Ryan was there to cover it. Ryan talks about his new book, "Scribe," as well as Rick Pitino and John Calipari.
Solar flare knocks out some radio temporarily 10/23/2014 6:09 pm UTC
Federal forecasters say a brief but strong solar flare Wednesday morning temporarily blacked out a few radio communication systems before weakening.
Funeral burglar sentenced to 27 years 10/23/2014 5:16 pm UTC
Michael Bennett has been coined the "funeral robber," after breaking into the homes of grieving families as they attended memorial services for loved ones.
Oldest Kentucky WWII vet dies at 107 10/23/2014 4:32 pm UTC
Roscoe Cassidy was 107 when he died Tuesday, October 21. Cassidy served overseas through the end of the war and after being honourably discharged, returned home to Bath County.
Woman killed in fire near Utica known for helping others 10/23/2014 2:58 pm UTC
One person was killed in a house fire in Utica, Indiana, early this morning.
EBOLA: Nation of Lebanon reports first suspected case 10/23/2014 2:41 pm UTC
Lebanon's health minister says a Lebanese man who arrived from West Africa is suspected of having Ebola and has been quarantined, the first such case in the country.
Girls' journey renews fears of terror recruiting 10/23/2014 1:24 pm UTC
The case of three teenage girls who possibly tried to join Islamic State militants poses vexing questions for U.S. officials about terror groups' use of social media to recruit people inside the Un
Police track Indiana slaying suspect's movements 10/23/2014 11:39 am UTC
Investigators are using the cellphone records of an Indiana man already charged in the slayings of two women to pinpoint his movements after he told police he liked to check on the status of bodies
Josh Young arrested twice in same day 10/23/2014 11:13 am UTC
Less than a week after being cited for shoplifting, police have arrested 18-year-old Josh Young on another charge.
Plane bound for Louisville involved in minor collision on ground 10/23/2014 11:08 am UTC
Two planes, one bound for Louisville, didn't make it off the ground Wednesday night when they clipped wings after pushing back from their gates at the Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport.
Virtual online girl helps convict man in child sex sting 10/23/2014 6:23 am UTC
Thousands of men have solicited her. So far, they have gone unpunished, until now. 
Plans submitted for new downtown Louisville hotel 10/23/2014 5:13 am UTC
Plans are in the works to build a Holiday Inn Express and Suites at 8th and Market Street, across from the Louisville Glassworks Studio and event center.
Metro Council District 7 candidates run clean campaign for open seat 10/23/2014 4:39 am UTC
Republican Angela Leet and Democrat Bruce Maples vowed to run a positive campaign in an East End district focused on traffic and taxes.
Without Lynn's Paradise Cafe, other business owners say they can't make it 10/23/2014 2:02 am UTC
A hot spot once booming with businesses is losing retailers and specialty shops. Another staple is leaving the Original Highlands corridor along Barret Avenue.
Man accused of shooting girlfriend at large 10/23/2014 1:49 am UTC
LMPD Detective Omar Lee said Ramon “Ron” Lindsay shot his girlfriend in the 3700 block of Bells Lane on Oct. 18.
EMS crew members injured in crash with school bus 10/22/2014 9:39 pm UTC
The accident was reported at Dr. W.J Hodge and Main Streets in the Portland neighborhood at 2:55 p.m. A Louisville Metro EMS spokesperson said the bus, #0734, was not loaded at the time. 
2015 Pegasus Parade theme announced, KDF seeing participants 10/22/2014 9:11 pm UTC
The 2015 Republic Bank Pegasus Parade will march down Broadway from Campbell Street to 9th Street on April 30. 
17-year-old injured in shooting near Churchill Downs 10/22/2014 6:44 pm UTC
The victim's aunt told WAVE 3 News the teen was waiting for a TARC bus to take him to Iroquois High School where he is a junior.
UofL dorm target of threat on social media, student arrested 10/22/2014 6:31 pm UTC
The threat stated that the writer was going to shoot up Miller Hall at 10 a.m. 
Mayor to unveil new Metro Animal Services leadership team 10/22/2014 6:07 pm UTC
The announcement by Mayor Greg Fischer will come during a 3 p.m. press conference at Metro Hall.
Victim in PRP homicide identified 10/22/2014 5:39 pm UTC
Louisville Metro police found the victim around 10:30 p.m. Oct. 21 inside a multi-family home in the 6600 block of Sylvania Road.
Family, friends remember women slain in Indiana 10/22/2014 5:37 am UTC
By HANNAH CUSHMAN and TOM COYNE Associated Press Seven women have been found dead this week in northwestern Indiana, one in a motel and six in abandoned houses in Gary.
JCPS challengers promise change to bloat, high taxes 10/22/2014 5:09 am UTC
Candidates fighting to win a seat on the Jefferson County Public School's Board of Education promised to be change agents in what they saw as a highly taxed, top-heavy school system.
Woman killed in forklift accident at Louisville business identified 10/21/2014 9:21 pm UTC
The accident happened around 5:30 a.m. Tuesday at AAA Cooper Transportation in the 3900 block of Bishop Lane. Louisville Metro Police said the worker was operating the forklift when it malfunctione
Business owner develops product to help with night sweats 10/21/2014 9:17 pm UTC
How much do you value a good night's sleep? One local business owner does a lot. She took her own struggles with an embarrassing medical condition and turned it into a business idea.
Brandy distillery opens in Butchertown 10/21/2014 1:51 am UTC
Copper and Kings began producing modern brandy in a state-of-the-art facility earlier this year on East Washington Street in the Butchertown neighborhood.
Wedding photographer who ripped off clients no longer behind bars 10/20/2014 11:25 pm UTC
A wedding photographer who left his clients high and dry is no longer behind bars.
Fanatics looking to fill 1,500 seasonal positions 10/20/2014 10:41 pm UTC
A sports apparel company is looking to hire hundreds of employees for the holiday season.
Suspect in August shooting arraigned 10/20/2014 10:23 pm UTC
Javonte Grant was arrested Oct. 18 at the Greyhound Bus Station. He had fled the state after the shooting.
Downtown bridge project enters next phase 10/20/2014 10:07 pm UTC
The first load of structural steel for the new downtown bridge has arrived in downtown Louisville.
Police: Victim identified shooter before losing consciousness 10/20/2014 9:48 pm UTC
A suspect who fled the state after allegedly shooting a man in the head, leaving the victim in a vegetative state, was arrested Saturday at a bus station as he arrived back in Louisville.
Angel Tree registration underway in Louisville 10/20/2014 6:05 pm UTC
Christmas may be more than two months away, but it is never too early to start preparing for the holidays when it comes to helping those in need. The Louisville Salvation Army has kicked off its An
JCPS begins registration application period 10/20/2014 3:25 pm UTC
The application is only required for students who have moved, students who are new to the district, or students wanting to apply to an optional program or magnet school. An application is not neede
Report: Inmate tried to grab officers gun 10/20/2014 3:11 pm UTC
According to corrections officers, the inmate was shouting that officers were going to have to shoot him because he wasn't going back to jail.
Group holds walk to fight hunger 10/20/2014 1:56 am UTC
Starting at First and Broadway, the group made it's way through downtown Louisville handing out food to the homeless and hungry.
Family still hoping for justice in unsolved shooting 10/19/2014 11:17 pm UTC
On Sunday, the family of Bryan Lewis, who was gunned down in October 2012, gathered for a vigil outside the Louisville Metro Police Department in hopes of putting the unsolved case back in the spot
Group advocates for UN involvement in Ebola crisis 10/19/2014 2:13 am UTC
As the United Nations' role grows in the Ebola crisis, a controversy about the involvement of American troops with the international group is being revived, but the head of a pro-UN group says that
$250K restoration set for Muhammad Ali's boyhood home 10/18/2014 4:12 am UTC
The Louisville legend and humanitarian continues to leave a lasting legacy, yet the place where it all started is falling apart.
Brotherhood of Fort Knox Tankers reunite for movie 10/18/2014 3:41 am UTC
A rare get together happened Friday night on Preston Highway in Louisville. Graduates of the Fort Knox Armor School that moved to Fort Benning in 2010 were together again.
Superheroes scale downtown hospital 10/18/2014 3:01 am UTC
Window washers dressed as Batman and Superman put on a show at Kosair Children's Hospital Friday.

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