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U.N. Security Council demands Gaza cease-fire 7/28/2014 10:09 am UTC
With more than 1,000 people killed in the Israel-Hamas conflict, the U.N. Security Council held an emergency meeting in New York early Monday to push for "an immediate and unconditional humanitaria
Three-alarm Fern Creek apartment fire displaces residents 7/28/2014 10:07 am UTC
Investigators are looking into the cause of a three-alarm fire that left several people homeless in Fern Creek.
Firefighters hurt while battling blaze in Eminence 7/28/2014 9:47 am UTC
More than 50 firefighters are called to a fire that gutted two buildings early Sunday morning.
Benefit concert held for victims of Hardin County crash 7/28/2014 9:47 am UTC
A benefit concert was held Saturday near Elizabethtown for Brianna Taylor and Mickayla Harig.
Clyde Gibson to be sentenced in third murder case 7/28/2014 9:34 am UTC
William Clyde Gibson will find out his punishment this week for the murder of Stephanie Kirk.
Southern Indiana serial killer faces sentencing in third murder case 7/28/2014 9:32 am UTC
William Clyde Gibson pleaded guilty to the murder of Stephanie Kirk in early June.
Louisville man could face death penalty in cold case conviction 7/28/2014 9:23 am UTC
Larry White was found guilty of killing Pamela Strong in 1983.
Group seeks tax incentives for ark park 7/28/2014 8:00 am UTC
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The group seeking to build a proposed Noah's Ark theme park in Grant County is once again seeking approval of tax incentives.
Family of teenage murder victim beg for a stop to the violence 7/28/2014 7:45 am UTC
One year after a 17-year-old is gunned down in a Walgreens parking lot, one of three suspects is still free. But the victim's family isn't focusing on an arrest, as much as they want to send a mess
12 units damaged in Fern Creek apartment fire 7/28/2014 4:28 am UTC
Fire officials say there were no major injuries, but 12 units were damaged by smoke and water.
Man convicted in 1983 rape-murder in Louisville 7/28/2014 3:55 am UTC
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Louisville man could receive the death penalty after he was convicted of raping and killing a woman in 1983.
Small plane crash on Fla. beach: 1 dead, 1 injured 7/28/2014 3:15 am UTC
A father was killed and his 9-year-old daughter critically injured Sunday while walking along a Florida beach when a small plane crash landed on the Gulf Coast only feet from the surf, authorities
CRAWFORD | On the passing of Wah Wah Jones, and UK's Fabulous Five 7/28/2014 3:09 am UTC
Wah Wah Jones, the final living member of UK's 'Fabulous Five' 1948 NCAA and Olympic champions, died Sunday at age 88.
Apartment fire breaks out in Fern Creek 7/28/2014 3:05 am UTC
A large residential fire broke out at Overbrook Apartments on Fairground Road in Fern Creek.
Slugger Field transformed for first ever Star Wars night 7/28/2014 2:53 am UTC
Buddy Bat used his light saber, players’ pictures were transformed and crews even marked the field behind home plate to pay homage to the movie series.
LG&E reports Saturday's storm left 20,000 in Jefferson Co. without power 7/28/2014 2:49 am UTC
Storms across Kentuckiana last night put thousands without power.
Reba McEntire headlines concert benefiting church 7/28/2014 2:41 am UTC
Reba McEntire is the latest celebrity guest who will be part of St. Mark Catholic Church Evening Among Friends series.
Murder suspect still free a year later; victim's family hopes for closure 7/28/2014 1:57 am UTC
A year after a young man was killed, his family is still waiting for closure, and one suspect is still on the run.
Hardin Co. community turns to hope to help families during tragedy 7/28/2014 12:59 am UTC
It’s been more than two weeks since tragedy struck two families in Elizabethtown.
Vigil held to mark anniversary of teen's slaying 7/28/2014 12:01 am UTC
It has been a year since 17-year-old Darius Miller Jr. was shot to death in the parking lot of a Walgreens at 35th Street and Broadway.
Powerful storm downs trees and power lines across Louisville metro 7/27/2014 10:41 pm UTC
Storm cleanup continues Sunday, even though the skies have been clear for most of the day.
Tornado watch in portions of WLKY viewing area 7/27/2014 10:35 pm UTC
More storms will be possible this afternoon and evening after rounds of heavy rain hammered our area.
Sentencing scheduled for man convicted in 1983 rape, murder 7/27/2014 10:15 pm UTC
The sentencing phase in the Larry Lamont White case gets underway Monday at the judicial center.
Excise officers arrest 18 at Indianapolis Speedway 7/27/2014 10:03 pm UTC
Indiana State Excise Police says officers have arrested 18 people on 20 charges outside the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Bardstown man battling cancer celebrates the life of fallen officer 7/27/2014 9:35 pm UTC
Buddy Gulden is living the American dream. The budding business owner is bringing the spirit of Bardstown to life in the wake of Jason Ellis' death.
Authorities investigating death of veteran 7/27/2014 9:25 pm UTC
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of a 48-year-old Mercer County veteran whose body was discovered in his home not long after he was dropped off by a taxi.
Registration open for 'Louisville's Got Talent' 7/27/2014 8:52 pm UTC
A competition hitting the stage in Louisville next month is looking to showcase the talent of kids in the area.
SUNDAY EDITION: Expanding preschool, converting Kennedy Middle into elem. school part of JCPS plan 7/27/2014 8:02 pm UTC
JCPS is looking to free-up more space in eastern Louisville by converting Kennedy Metro -- an alternative middle school near Jeffersontown – into a regular elementary school.
A press with a purpose 7/27/2014 7:51 pm UTC
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Years ago, Victor Depta stood on a street corner in San Francisco surrounded by other pedestrians. Not unusual except that as he stood waiting for his bus to arrive, Depta was
Keeneland postpones instant racing plan 7/27/2014 7:51 pm UTC
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A Keeneland official says the race track doesn't want construction under way when next year's Breeders' Cup is held there and is putting off plans to build a facility for inst
Police investigate boy's fatal fall from bleachers 7/27/2014 7:50 pm UTC
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Police are investigating the death of a 2-year-old boy who fell off bleachers at a Lexington Park.
Kentucky hospital live streaming video from NICU 7/27/2014 7:49 pm UTC
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — A southern Kentucky hospital has begun live streaming video of newborns in its Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, allowing parents and staff to keep an eye on the babies.
Kentucky youth works his way into showbiz 7/27/2014 7:49 pm UTC
CADIZ, Ky. (AP) — Anyone who has ever sat down to watch TV has, at some point, seen something on that screen that made them think, "Wow, that's cool, I wish I could do that."
LaRue Co. 911 system down, storm damage reported across metro Louisville 7/27/2014 4:17 pm UTC
LaRue County's 911 system has been down since just after 11 p.m., after it was affected by severe weather.
3 firefighters hurt while battling blaze in Eminence, residents displaced 7/27/2014 4:01 pm UTC
Officials said 16 volunteer firefighters from Eminence were joined by 70 others from six departments to fight the fire.
Multiple crews respond to fire in downtown Eminence 7/27/2014 4:00 pm UTC
Fire officials say two buildings are a total loss after a fire in Eminence, Ky. Sunday
Simmons College offering unique scholarship opportunities 7/27/2014 3:39 pm UTC
Simmons College was built in the 1800s to educate Kentucky's freed slaves.
Social media plays key role in student learning at local school 7/27/2014 2:34 pm UTC
Oldham County High School teachers are utilizing social media platforms as a method to educate students.
BOZICH | ACC basketball coaches say adding Louisville makes league tops 7/27/2014 2:25 pm UTC
The ACC struggled in the NCAA Tournament last season, but league coaches say adding Louisville and 3 other teams since 2013 makes the league number one in college hoops.
Goshen law requires cats on a leash 7/27/2014 1:53 pm UTC
 New pet regulations in Goshen are aimed to cut down on neighborhood complaints.
Officials discover underfed animals in Scott County, IN 7/27/2014 1:32 am UTC
Officials removed dozens of underfed animals from a rural Scott County residence, but dozens more were left behind.
Fundraiser continues for former UK athlete killed 20 years ago 7/27/2014 12:57 am UTC
He was gunned down on his front porch in Lexington 20 years ago, but the memory of Trent DiGiuro lives on through scholarships.
Serial killer gets guilty verdict in cold-case rape, murder 7/27/2014 12:41 am UTC
Larry Lamont White is already convicted of killing two other women in the summer of 1983.
Indiana law allowing school takeover could change 7/27/2014 12:29 am UTC
In 2012, the state turned over five chronically failing schools to private operators. The bold move, by former schools Superintendent Tony Bennett, was so they'd be more accountable and improve per
West Louisville event brings community together 7/27/2014 12:06 am UTC
West Louisville has its share of crime and violence, but today the community highlighted its positive side.
Bill Clinton to join Grimes at Ky. campaign rally 7/26/2014 10:29 pm UTC
U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes' campaign says former President Bill Clinton is scheduled to join her at a campaign rally in eastern Kentucky next month.
Fort Campbell soldiers talk about life after 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' 7/26/2014 9:46 pm UTC
Being gay and out may be easier now than before. But it's still tough for those serving in the military.
Norton Healthcare collects old narcotics, other expired items 7/26/2014 9:31 pm UTC
The goal is to make sure everything, especially narcotics, is disposed of properly.
Winter weather, short summer to blame for cut in Indiana tourism 7/26/2014 9:30 pm UTC
Winter weather is having a big impact on summer tourism in southern Indiana. Parks, caves and historic sites report a drop in visitors compared to last year.
Mud run in Prospect benefits St. Jude Children's Hospital 7/26/2014 8:58 pm UTC
Parents usually tell their kids not to play in the mud. But that wasn't the case today.
Louisville antique dealer shares history behind successful business 7/26/2014 7:11 pm UTC
Joe Ley Antiques, located in new Nulu, has been in business for 49 years.
U.S. evacuates embassy in Libya amid clashes 7/26/2014 7:01 pm UTC
The evacuation was accompanied by the release of a new State Department travel warning for Libya urging Americans not to go to the country and recommending that those already there leave immediately.
Crushed bus to send political message 7/26/2014 4:45 am UTC
The event showcased a bus crushed by a bridge collapse to prove a point that without enough funding the country's infrastructure will crumble.
Death 101: Courses In Coping 7/26/2014 4:28 am UTC
With shows like Law & Order, Hannibal and CSI it seems not a night goes by television doesn't serve up the bloody details of an autopsy. But primetime obsessions and pre-med requirements aren't the
UPDATE: Surveillance photos of armed robbery suspects from J'town Hardee's released 7/26/2014 4:13 am UTC
The incident happened around 5:30 a.m. Friday at the Hardee's at 9506 Taylorsville Road.
39th annual Kentucky Music Weekend kicks off in Iroquois Park 7/26/2014 3:55 am UTC
The 39th annual Kentucky Music Weekend kicked-off at 7 p.m. Friday in Iroquois Park.
Indian teen has 232 'teeth' removed from jaw 7/26/2014 3:23 am UTC
After complaining of pain in his jaw, an Indian teen and his family discovered that he had a severe dental condition - and surgeons pulled 232 "teeth" from his jaw. 
Family hopeful Indiana man whose plane crashed will be found alive 7/26/2014 2:29 am UTC
The wreckage of his plane he shared with his son was found off the coast of American Samoa.
U of L silo demolition plans on hold 7/26/2014 1:11 am UTC
U of L officials said it'll be at least another week before crews begin the demolition.
LMPD: Thieves targeting Louisville-area RadioShacks 7/26/2014 1:07 am UTC
There's been a burglary, two armed robberies and at least three break-ins within just a few weeks.
Hot dog vendor accused in murder case returns to work outside Hall of Justice 7/25/2014 11:09 pm UTC
City employees were spotted hugging Donald Hayes Friday morning, welcoming him back to the corner of Sixth and Liberty, where he sold hot dogs for years. Hayes is free on bond after being charged w
UPDATE: I-64 East back open after motorcycle accident 7/25/2014 10:49 pm UTC
There is no word yet on the severity of the motorcyclist's injuries, but according to officials he is breathing.
Long standing southern Indiana restaurant to close 7/25/2014 10:44 pm UTC
Troy Lancaster says his Clarksville cafeteria and catering business will close after Friday night.
Jury convicts Louisville man in 1983 murder 7/25/2014 10:40 pm UTC
A jury has convicted a man of murder and rape in a case dating back more than 30 years.
Three injured in crash during Indiana governor's annual motorcycle ride 7/25/2014 10:25 pm UTC
The governor's office says Gov. Mike Pence wasn't involved in Friday's accident.
Summit owners: We paid too much for shopping center 7/25/2014 10:19 pm UTC
Several owners of multi-million dollar properties in Louisville are challenging the fair value of that real estate in an effort to save money on property taxes. In some cases, owners claim they ove
Oldham county police identify victim in fatal minivan crash on I-71 7/25/2014 10:08 pm UTC
According to a press release, Police say the passengers in the van all live in Prospect. The passengers included five adults and two teenagers.
Former Courier-Journal executive's e-mail about employee facing layoff was "not my best moment" 7/25/2014 9:49 pm UTC
Witnesses testify that layoff of Mike Huot was due to struggling industry, not age
Officials coming up with traffic solutions ahead of Outlet Shoppes opening 7/25/2014 9:16 pm UTC
Officials expect so many people next week that they are coming up with additional parking.
Southern Indiana schools rush to replace departing faculty 7/25/2014 9:14 pm UTC
There are a lot of spots to fill, to replace an influx of teachers, principals and other school faculty who suddenly turned in their books and pens.
Police looking for suspects in J'Town Hardee's robbery 7/25/2014 8:54 pm UTC
The robbery marks the 5th fast food restaurant robbery this month. Police describe the people behind these robberies as "slick felons" who seem to know what they are doing. And they are long gone b
Man, 2 kids booted from plane for tweet 7/25/2014 8:45 pm UTC
A family was removed from a Southwest Airlines plane after tweeting about gate agent's rude behavior.
Central American leaders convene at White House to discuss immigration 7/25/2014 8:41 pm UTC
President Barack Obama invited Central American leaders to the White House Friday to discuss the thousands of young immigrants from their countries who are crossing the border illegally into the Un
Study shows bacteria could be used to combat obesity 7/25/2014 8:26 pm UTC
The study is all being done with probiotics, like the ones found in yogurt.
Convicted felon accused of hiding gun in teen's backpack while attending anti-violence rally 7/25/2014 8:18 pm UTC
The boy's mother told police she became suspicious when she picked up her son and Stephen E. Bowen Jr., whom she had banned from spending time with her son, tried to get the backpack away from the
CEO of retail giant steps down 7/25/2014 8:04 pm UTC
CEO Bill Simon announced he's leaving the big box store. Simon has been the head of Walmart since June 2010.
BOZICH | Scott Padgett: Branch of Pitino and Calipari coaching trees 7/25/2014 8:03 pm UTC
Former St. X and Kentucky star Scott Padgett is the head coach at Samford -- and considers himself a hybrid of the Rick Pitino and John Calipari coaching trees.
JCPS releases updated school supply lists 7/25/2014 7:57 pm UTC
The pared down lists no longer include requests for household items like Kool-Aid, paper plates and sanitary wipes. 
Armed robbery suspects lead police on chase 7/25/2014 7:56 pm UTC
Two people are in custody after police chased suspects in a Louisville robbery into Indiana early Friday morning.
Target involved in another identity theft incident 7/25/2014 7:51 pm UTC
The retail giant and partner Experian accidentally sold personal information on millions of Americans to a party in Vietnam.
Former Ky. high school football coach indicted on sex charges 7/25/2014 7:47 pm UTC
He was arrested on June 4, following a six-month investigation by the Marshall County Sheriff's Office.
Gibson sentencing hearing set for Monday in third murder case 7/25/2014 7:35 pm UTC
During Gibson's latest sentencing, both sides will be able to argue for the punishment they believe he should receive for Kirk's murder.
Pope Francis set to make first appearance in the U.S. 7/25/2014 7:15 pm UTC
According to a release from the Catholic News Service, Philadelphia Archbishop Charles J. Chaput said Pope Francis has accepted his invitation to attend the World Meeting of Families in the U.S. ne
Arrest made in relation to deadly Korean ferry accident 7/25/2014 7:11 pm UTC
Police in South Korea detained the son of the owner of the ferry that sank in April, which killed more than 300 people.
Porcelain dolls frighten families in California 7/25/2014 7:02 pm UTC
Parents told police that porcelain dolls left on their doorsteps resembled their young daughters.
Black box found at Air Algerie wreckage site 7/25/2014 6:47 pm UTC
French soldiers recovered a black box from the Air Algerie wreckage site in a desolate region of restive northern Mali on Friday, officials said.
Police looking for suspects after Jeffersontown Hardee's robbed 7/25/2014 5:40 pm UTC
Jeffersontown police are investigating after a robbery at the Hardee's in the 9500 block of Taylorsville Road near Patti Lane.
Silent auction to be held ahead of Simpsonville outlet mall opening 7/25/2014 5:12 pm UTC
More than a dozen items from The Outlet Shoppes of the Bluegrass will be available for silent auction bidding beginning Friday, July 25, at 5 p.m., according to a news release.
National Urban League gives Rand Paul lukewarm reception 7/25/2014 4:26 pm UTC
Rand Paul is continuing to reach out to African American voters as he considers a run for President.
Sellersburg man accused of shooting sheriff's deputy pleads guilty 7/25/2014 3:47 pm UTC
Joshua Priddy was charged with attempted murder of a police officer, and causing the death of a law enforcement animal after a standoff last summer.
UPDATE: 1 dead, several hurt in wreck on I-71 South near Crestwood 7/25/2014 3:25 pm UTC
Police say a van slammed into the back of a tractor-trailer around 9 o'clock Thursday.
Man accused of road rage murder back selling hot dogs near downtown courthouse 7/25/2014 3:21 pm UTC
On Friday morning, hot dog vendor and accused killer Donald Hayes was back in his usual spot in downtown Louisville.
Louisville's summer soccer boom through the eyes of someone living the dream 7/25/2014 2:48 pm UTC
Soccer may just be taking hold in the city (or across the country), but it's nothing new to Louisville export Libby Stout. 
Metro Corrections inmate allegedly had heroin delivered to jail in greeting cards 7/25/2014 1:49 pm UTC
Already in custody, she now faces two new charges of promotion of contraband.
Hammond's defense attorneys file third motion to dismiss murder case 7/25/2014 1:45 pm UTC
On Thursday defense attorneys for murder defendant Dejuan Hammond filed a third motion to dismiss the case based on "intentional misconduct" by prosecutors.
Former Courier-Journal exec acknowledges job opportunity on second day of civil trial 7/25/2014 1:25 pm UTC
But Mike Huott said the job as circulation director at the Sarasota newspaper would have paid him far less than the $325,000 he had been making at the Courier and would be an hour-and-a-half-long d
POLICE: Louisville man hid gun in 15-year-old's backpack so he could attend anti-violence rally 7/25/2014 1:13 pm UTC
Police say 24-year-old Stephen E. Bowen, Jr. wasn't even supposed to have a gun in the first place
Police searching for missing woman, family pleading for help 7/25/2014 12:13 pm UTC
Police even searched a Heritage Creek home for hours on Wednesday looking for clues.
Lightning strike may have started fire in 23,000 sq foot house 7/25/2014 6:01 am UTC
Arson investigators are still looking into whether it was the weather or something else that caused a fire in one of the largest houses in Jefferson County.

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