Sheriff's office: Man dies from snake bite at church service 7/28/2015 9:40 pm UTC
A Kentucky sheriff's office says a man has died from a snake bite suffered during a church service.
1 killed, 1 injured in Elizabethtown shooting 7/28/2015 9:37 pm UTC
Police are investigating a homicide after a double shooting in Elizabethtown.
Dive team searching Nelson County lake 7/28/2015 9:34 pm UTC
Members of the Louisville Metro Police Underwater Search and Recovery team are at Melody Lake in Nelson County.
Floyd County students heading back to school 7/28/2015 9:32 pm UTC
New Albany-Floyd County students go back to school Tuesday, but road construction on Old Vincennes road will make it difficult for parents and students to drive to Floyd Central high school.
Semi overturns on I-65 north near Elizabethtown 7/28/2015 9:30 pm UTC
A multi-vehicle accident involving an overturned tractor-trailer backed up traffic on the northbound lanes of Interstate 65 north of Elizabethtown on Tuesday afternoon.
CRAWFORD | From Craigslist to Kentucky, son of Genuine Risk comes home, with author's help 7/28/2015 9:26 pm UTC
Genuine Reward, one of only two offspring produced by 1980 Kentucky Derby winner Genuine Risk, is back home in Kentucky at Old Friends Farm, after farm officials and others learned he had been put
Multiple-vehicle accidents at I-65 NB at MM97 7/28/2015 9:21 pm UTC
I-65 Northbound is closed near Mile Marker 97, which is 3 miles north of Elizabethtown, Kentucky.
Dogs released to owner last week attack Lincoln County woman 7/28/2015 9:21 pm UTC
Seven dogs that had been seized by animal control but were released back to their owner last week escaped their kennels and mauled a woman in Lincoln County.
Zimbabwe seeks U.S. man in lion killing 7/28/2015 9:20 pm UTC
An American man is being sought in connection with a case that has drawn international attention -- the killing of Cecil the lion -- Zimbabwean officials said Tuesday.The man suspected in Cecil's
Sheriff's office: Man dies from snake bite at church service 7/28/2015 9:17 pm UTC
A Kentucky sheriff's office says a man has died from a snake bite suffered during a church service.
Shepherdsville mayor faces misdemeanor charges for prostitution solicitation 7/28/2015 9:13 pm UTC
The sheriff's department had been investigating since December, when it said one woman came forward with allegations the mayor traded items of value for sexual favors.
POLICE: Shelbyville man raped teenage girl and forced her to take meth 7/28/2015 9:10 pm UTC
The suspect is charged with rape, possession of a controlled substance, kidnapping and unlawful transaction with a minor.
Authorities: California teen accused of killing 8-year-old 7/28/2015 9:02 pm UTC
A 15-year-old boy lured an 8-year-old girl into his apartment and killed her before hiding her body in a recycling bin at the housing complex for artists where they lived, authorities said Tuesday.
Floyd County students go back to school with major road closure 7/28/2015 8:49 pm UTC
Floyd County students are headed back to school on Wednesday and depending on what route they are used to taking some major backups and detours could be in store.
Arson unit to discuss findings from GE fire investigation 7/28/2015 8:45 pm UTC
The Louisville Metro Arson Unit on Wednesday will discuss the findings of its investigation into the GE Appliance Park fire.
Traffic backed up on I-65 near Elizabethtown after accidents involving multiple semi trucks 7/28/2015 8:44 pm UTC
We're told three semi trucks and a passenger vehicle were involved in two separate accidents.
GE celebrated First Build's 1-year anniversary in a refreshing way 7/28/2015 8:43 pm UTC
After its first year in business, General Electric's First Build officials celebrated the factory's success with a unique new product.
Teacher re-indicted for alleged rape of student 7/28/2015 8:21 pm UTC
A grand jury re-indicted a former Bullitt Central High School teacher for allegedly raping a 17-year-old student.
BOZICH | Notre Dame football should not be bullied into joining a conference 7/28/2015 8:20 pm UTC
Despite the howls of coaches like Gary Pinkel and Dabo Swinney, Notre Dame football should maintain its tradition as an independent and not join a conference.
Companies donate own time and money to refurbish historic pylons for Second Street Bridge 7/28/2015 8:17 pm UTC
Work to light up another bridge has gotten personal.
Program offers free back to school shopping for JCPS families in need 7/28/2015 8:16 pm UTC
Organizers of the 15th District PTA Clothing Assistance Program say each day this week, 170 families are scheduled to find what they need before heading back to school.
Missing teens strayed from planned route into open ocean 7/28/2015 8:16 pm UTC
Two teens whose lives were intertwined with the sea remained lost in the Atlantic on Tuesday, as their families and authorities tried to maintain hope against the fading odds of their survival.
Employee dies after being found unresponsive at JeffBoat 7/28/2015 8:09 pm UTC
An employee was found unresponsive by a coworker Tuesday morning.
NY prison worker pleads guilty in escape of 2 killers 7/28/2015 8:01 pm UTC
A prison worker who was "in over her head" with two inmates convicted of murder tearfully pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges of aiding them by smuggling hacksaw blades and other tools to the pair, w
New Krispy Kreme opens in Jeffersonville 7/28/2015 7:56 pm UTC
It is the first Krispy Kreme store in southern Indiana to make its own doughnuts.
Former Bullitt Central High School teacher re-indicted on rape charges 7/28/2015 7:47 pm UTC
Crystal Chappell is accused of raping a student between June and August of 2014.
Double shooting in Elizabethtown kills one, injures one 7/28/2015 7:46 pm UTC
Deputy Chief Troy Dye tells WDRB that neighbors called police, after hearing a man yelling for help.
Fighting between Turkey and Kurds escalate amid NATO unease 7/28/2015 7:46 pm UTC
Fighting between the Turkish military and Kurdish rebels escalated Tuesday amid signs of unease from NATO allies attending an emergency meeting about Turkey's conflicts with the Islamic State group
Jeffboat employee dies after being found unresponsive at work 7/28/2015 6:53 pm UTC
An investigation is under way after a Jeffboat employee died while on the job.
Jeffboat employee found dead at workplace 7/28/2015 6:28 pm UTC
The body was found around 8:45 a.m. near the keel section of a barge under construction by other employees.
LMPD dive team searching Nelson County lake 7/28/2015 6:13 pm UTC
The father of Crystal Rogers is at the scene, but the family has not been told if this is related to her disappearance.
Kroger recalls four seasonings due to possible health risks 7/28/2015 6:03 pm UTC
Kroger has issued a recall for four seasonings that the company says could pose a health risk, according to a news release.
Veteran trying to honor other veterans with memorial wall 7/28/2015 5:58 pm UTC
Ray Adkins is taking his mission to the old county courthouse on Main Street.
Preliminary cause released in death of Joe Huber III 7/28/2015 5:50 pm UTC
Joseph Huber III, 60, was found in a pond at his residence in Starlight, Indiana July 27 after someone reported seeing a lawnmower in the water.
Interstate 65 lane and ramp closures in Jefferson County TONIGHT 7/28/2015 5:50 pm UTC
The left and center lanes of I-65 North will be closed at the Crittenden Drive overpass (mile point 132.5) to allow for bridge joint replacement. This work is scheduled from 6:30 p.m. until midnight.
Kansas, Indiana, UCLA head Maui Invitational 7/28/2015 5:49 pm UTC
Kansas will open the 2015 Maui Invitational against Chaminade, the Division II host school known for some of college basketball's biggest upsets.
After 2 1/2 years waiting in jail for court hearing, inmate is ruled incompetent and freed 7/28/2015 5:33 pm UTC
Prosecutor, defense attorney and judge discuss what to do with Clara Porter now that she has been found incompetent and charges have been dismissed
CRAWFORD | Pitino says Cards' preparations for Puerto Rico trip are off to good start 7/28/2015 5:31 pm UTC
A new-look University of Louisville basketball team began practices for its summer trip to Puerto Rico on Monday, and coach Rick Pitino said newcomers Trey Lewis and Damion Lee were impressive.
1 dead, 1 injured in Elizabethtown shooting 7/28/2015 5:15 pm UTC
Elizabethtown police responded to Washington Street overnight, where they found two men shot.
Shepherdsville mayor indicted by grand jury 7/28/2015 5:10 pm UTC
The indictment of Scott Ellis was the result of an investigation that began in December 2014 when a woman reported Ellis had promised her items in exchange for sexual favors. Similar complaints wer
Clark County Coroner releases autopsy results for Joe Huber, III 7/28/2015 4:45 pm UTC
The Sheriff's Department ruled Huber's death as accidental.
Traffic to shift on I-65N in Indiana overnight 7/28/2015 4:14 pm UTC
Traffic will shift on Interstate 65 north in southern Indiana tonight.
Suspect accused of murdering three during Danville pawn shop robbery ruled competent 7/28/2015 3:44 pm UTC
The former preacher charged with three murders at a Danville pawn shop has been ruled competent to stand trial.
South Harrison Community students begin school year 7/28/2015 2:14 pm UTC
The school district is using a new career curriculum this year for 8th and 9th graders.
Signups available for Jan. 2016 'Go For Launch!' space camp at Kentucky Science Center 7/28/2015 2:06 pm UTC
In January, the Kentucky Science Center will play host to astronauts and space professionals as middle- and high-school students converge on the center for the "Go For Launch!" space camp.
Tap That Craft buses beer lovers to local breweries 7/28/2015 2:03 pm UTC
Craft beer fans got to try a sampling from the finest local breweries during the Tap That Craft Beer Crawl on Sunday afternoon.
Theater shooting: No red flags reported at time of gun sale 7/28/2015 9:45 am UTC
John Russell Houser's mental problems were well known to many, though perhaps not to the store that sold him the .40-caliber handgun used in a deadly attack on a Louisiana movie theater. A federal
Salary for incoming MSD director approved 7/28/2015 9:09 am UTC
Tony Parrott's salary is $32,000 less yearly than the current MSD director Greg Heitzman.
'Aggressive' search underway for 2 teens on fishing trip 7/28/2015 4:30 am UTC
The Coast Guard searched "aggressively" off the Florida coast and friends combed the shoreline Monday for any sign of two teenage fishermen, described as experienced boaters, who went missing three
JCPS support staff rallies to negotiate wages 7/28/2015 4:17 am UTC
Support staff members of the Jefferson County Public Schools rallied to protest not having the option of negotiating their wages.
Design changes announced for Omni Hotel project 7/28/2015 2:06 am UTC
The Omni will occupy the block bound by Second Street on the east, Muhammad Ali Blvd. on the south, Third Street on the west and Liberty Street on the north where the old water company building now
JCPS board approves new contract offering 'incentive pay' for bus drivers 7/28/2015 1:56 am UTC
The agreement, which extended the contract to 2019, will not just benefit bus drivers. It also includes the district's mechanics, security guards, maintenance workers and grounds crew.
JCPS employees say district will not negotiate school staff wages 7/28/2015 1:52 am UTC
Roughly 30 members of AFSCME Local 4011 rallied outside JCPS headquarters Monday saying it’s been more than two years since the district talked wages.
City of Bardstown spending thousands of dollars to battle mosquitoes 7/28/2015 1:42 am UTC
Bardstown Mayor John Royalty says the state has sprayed the city for mosquitoes in the past and the mosquito problem can create a public health concern.
JCPS board approves Kentucky Science Center proposal to operate Challenger Learning Center 7/28/2015 12:31 am UTC
The fate of Louisville's Challenger Learning Center is now in the hands of the Jefferson County Public Schools board.
LMPD releases review of Standard Operating Procedures in response to 'community requests' 7/28/2015 12:24 am UTC
The department conducted a review of its own policies and procedures -- compared to recommendations from the UN and the Department of Justice -- in response to requests from the community, accordin
Clarksville Police using new technology to issue tickets 7/28/2015 12:17 am UTC
Nobody likes getting a ticket, but Clarksville Police have a new tool that gets you on your way much faster.
JCPS school board approves renaming Buechel Metro High the Minor Daniels Academy 7/28/2015 12:16 am UTC
The JCPS school board is expected to rename Buechel Metropolitan High School the Minor Daniels Academy in honor of a former teacher and administrator who was actively involved in the community for
Boy Scout board approves end to blanket ban on gay adults 7/27/2015 11:37 pm UTC
The Boy Scouts of America have ended a blanket ban on gay adult leaders while allowing church-sponsored Scout units to maintain the exclusion because of their faith.
Jury finds former Hodgenville police chief not guilty of official misconduct 7/27/2015 10:52 pm UTC
Dashcam video of one crime had landed the former Hodgenville Police Chief Steve Johnson in court, accused of another.
Kentucky men killed in Wisconsin crash loved to fly 7/27/2015 10:07 pm UTC
The two men were an active part of the community of people who spend their time around small airplanes. That's what the annual Airventure at Oshkosh, Wisconsin is about. It is where the two men wer
New Omni design aimed at hiding parking garage along S. Third Street 7/27/2015 9:49 pm UTC
The proposed Omni Hotel development will have faux storefront windows and plant-lined trelaces along S. Third Street to distract from a parking garage wall that will span the block.City officials u
Southern Indiana students prepare for school year after shortest summer ever 7/27/2015 9:34 pm UTC
This school year is going to bring changes for some.
University of Louisville drops apartment plan for Shelby Campus 7/27/2015 9:33 pm UTC
The University of Louisville Foundation has dropped a plan to squeeze 214 apartments onto a narrow slice of land off Whipps Mill Road on its Shelby Campus.The foundation is still pursuing other zon
Man upset with portion size allegedly makes threat against store 7/27/2015 9:32 pm UTC
Metro police were sent to a food mart on South 35th Street on a call of an individual threatening to shoot up the store.
Republic stock plunges on possible flight disruptions 7/27/2015 9:29 pm UTC
Republic Airways warned that its operation of regional flights for the nation's biggest airlines could be disrupted by a pilot shortage and labor standoff.
Fighting technology with technology: Driving apps to keep teens safe 7/27/2015 9:27 pm UTC
The time between Memorial Day and Labor Day is known as the "100 Deadliest Days" for teenage drivers. Driving apps can help keep kids off their phones and focused on the road while behind the wheel
Businesses send employees to Bourbon training to help advance customer experience 7/27/2015 9:20 pm UTC
The duties of managing a restaurant in Louisville are endless and having knowledge of Bourbon is high on that list.
Two Kentucky men killed in Wisconsin plane crash 7/27/2015 9:12 pm UTC
Friends call victim "dynamic, fun-loving, and charismatic"
Governor Beshear says law designed to fight prescription pill addiction is a success 7/27/2015 8:59 pm UTC
Lawmakers passed House Bill One in 2012 to help curb prescription drug addiction.
SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT: Joe Huber III dead after lawnmower accident 7/27/2015 8:56 pm UTC
Officials with the Clark County Sheriff's Department say Joe Huber, III is dead after a lawnmower he was riding on slid into a pond Monday morning.
Rupp Arena to get $15 million in technology upgrades 7/27/2015 8:54 pm UTC
The plans include a new center-hung scoreboard, four new high definition video screens and LED ribbon boards.
IMAGES: Omni releases new renderings of its proposed hotel on South Third Street 7/27/2015 8:47 pm UTC
What the renderings don't incorporate is a plan for the Old Water Co. building.
POLICE: Washington Co., Indiana man arrested on child molestation charge 7/27/2015 7:55 pm UTC
Police arrested the suspect on Sunday.
Police in Radcliff investigating fatal shooting 7/27/2015 7:45 pm UTC
Police say 28-year-old Cordell Richardson was found dead from multiple gunshot wounds on April 28.
Fight over competency issue leaves inmate waiting in jail for 2 1/2 years 7/27/2015 7:33 pm UTC
Clara Porter has refused to take medication that could make her competent to stand trial. The courts have been deciding whether she should be forcibly medicated. Her case will be heard Tuesday.
Northbound I-71 in Oldham Co. back open after 'major crash' 7/27/2015 7:20 pm UTC
The northbound lanes of I-71 in Oldham County are back open after being shut down due to a traffic crash involving several semi-trucks.
Burglary suspects caught in the act 7/27/2015 7:19 pm UTC
Police were called to the 4600 block of Indian Trail around 6:35 a.m. after a break-in in progress was reported.
Gov't: Fiat Chrysler must offer to buy back 500,000 pickups 7/27/2015 7:13 pm UTC
Fiat Chrysler must offer to buy back from customers more than 500,000 Ram pickup trucks and other vehicles in the biggest such action in U.S. history as part of a costly deal with safety regulators
Donald Dillard named principal of new JCPS alternative school 7/27/2015 7:12 pm UTC
Donald Dillard will lead the district's alternative school efforts at Buechel Metro High School, which is expected to be renamed the Minor Daniels Academy at Monday night's school board meeting.
JCPS support staff to rally for increased wages 7/27/2015 7:05 pm UTC
Some of the lowest-paid employees of Jefferson County Public Schools will rally before Monday's school board meeting and ask the board to honor a clause in their contract that discusses potential w
Yemen airstrikes resume; 15 allied fighters killed 7/27/2015 6:58 pm UTC
The Saudi-led coalition launched new airstrikes in at least two Yemeni provinces on Monday, piercing a humanitarian pause that started at midnight the previous day, security officials said.
Third suspect arrested in connection to Mallgate Apartments shooting 7/27/2015 6:51 pm UTC
St. Matthews Police Department has arrested and charged a man on Saturday in connection to the Mallgate Apartment shooting.
Cigarette leads to arrest of man working at courthouse 7/27/2015 6:38 pm UTC
Franklin Deleno Shanklin's actions caused the jail to conduct a shakedown of the area where he was.
3rd man arraigned in St. Matthews murder case 7/27/2015 6:16 pm UTC
Austin Priddy was taken into custody on July 25. Two others have been charged in the case.
Police say contract worker at Hall of Justice passed contraband to inmate 7/27/2015 5:59 pm UTC
Police say at least one cigarette was uncovered during the search.
No sign that issue of Planned Parenthood videos is fading 7/27/2015 5:43 pm UTC
Two stealthily recorded videos show Planned Parenthood officials discussing how they provide aborted fetal organs for research. The videos have put the group and its Democratic allies on the defens
5 charged in counterfeit ring; suspects had thousands in fake bills 7/27/2015 5:04 pm UTC
The suspects were arrested after they purchased a television set at one Walmart store with counterfeit cash and tried to returned it at another Walmart.
Ownership, contracting questions swirl around Logan County rail museum 7/27/2015 5:02 pm UTC
R.J. Corman-owned building would get upgrade despite Kentucky policy banning private property from benefiting from federal ‘transportation enhancement’ funds
Former ambassadors to Israel back Iran nuclear deal 7/27/2015 4:59 pm UTC
Seven former U.S. diplomats and State Department officials sent a letter Monday to leaders in Congress urging them to support the nuclear deal with Iran.
Surface blasting for East End Bridge to cause traffic disruptions 7/27/2015 4:30 pm UTC
Surface blasting is scheduled at 9:30, 10:15, and 11:30 each morning and 2:30 each afternoon near the intersection of U.S. 42 and Kentucky 841.
Third suspect pleads not guilty in connection with murder at Mallgate Apartments 7/27/2015 4:18 pm UTC
Police say 19-year-old Austin Priddy and two accomplices robbed Miguel Macias at the Mallgate Apartments.
UPDATE: I-64 east near exit 58 re-opened following multi-vehicle accident 7/27/2015 4:04 pm UTC
A KSP dispatcher said the accident happened around 10:20 a.m.
BOZICH | How Western Kentucky football can become the Talk of the Town 7/27/2015 3:56 pm UTC
Western Kentucky finished last season on a five-game winning streak. With quarterback Brandon Doughty back for his final season, the Hilltoppers appeared primed for another big season.
Blasting for east end bridge to disrupt traffic this week 7/27/2015 3:01 pm UTC
Surface blasting is scheduled for 9:30 a.m., 10:15 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. each day this week near the intersection of US 42 and Kentucky 841.
UPDATE: Boil water advisory lifted in southern Indiana 7/27/2015 2:04 pm UTC
A 36-inch water main broke in Jeffersonville on Saturday afternoon.
With warning to US, North Korea marks end of Korean War 7/27/2015 1:43 pm UTC
North Korean officials warned the United States that another war on the Korean Peninsula would leave no Americans alive to sign a surrender document as the country marked Monday's anniversary of th
Third person arrested in Mallgate Apartments murder 7/27/2015 1:33 pm UTC
Austin Priddy, 19, is charged with murder, robbery and tampering with physical evidence.
Back to School 2015: When is the first day of class for area students? 7/27/2015 1:25 pm UTC
It may be hard to believe, but some students in Kentuckiana will be heading back to school at the end of July. We've been trying to keep a running list of Back to School dates. Follow along here.
Long-time Hodgenville Police Chief goes on trial today for 'official misconduct' 7/27/2015 12:35 pm UTC
The reason Kentucky State Police charged Chief Steven Johnson for releasing dash cam video of a DUI arrest.