Pass the Cash: Friend helps single mother with cancer who lost husband to heart attack

Shannon was diagnosed with breast cancer a little over a year ago. But in the midst of her own troubles, just days after Thanksgiving, her husband suffered a heart attack and died.

  Mother burned when sippy cup exploded in her face, she says

An attorney says the company who makes the sippy cup doesn’t believe an explosion could have happened if the cup was being used properly and wants to do testing on it.
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  ‘To Catch a Predator’ host Chris Hansen arrested, charged with bouncing checks

Hansen was charged this week with issuing a bad check. He was released after signing a promise to appear in court.

TOP STORIES

  Non-profit behind west Louisville development says they have been operating at a loss for months

Pair accused of using counterfeit cash at Kroger stores in Bardstown and E-town

Louisville International Airport gets new name

Couple injured in crash that killed LMPD detective prepares to file suit

  As opioid crisis rages on, one positive outcome arises from tragedy

The opioid epidemic has revealed one sad upside: more organs for life saving transplants.
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Hyundai and Kia recalling 168,000 cars over engine fire problem

The affiliated Korean automakers have been dogged by fire and engine failure complaints from across the nation.

  Educators welcome governor’s call for increased teacher pay

Woman shot, critically injured in Old Louisville neighborhood

FORECAST: Drizzle may continue into tonight, big changes by the weekend

Report: Leaked testimony says Jeff Hoover harassed young woman almost daily

Trial of man charged in nightclub shooting set to begin

Fire at Okolona daycare extinguished, no injuries reported

Hall of Fame Reds broadcaster Marty Brennaman announces his retirement

Summit has three goals to help the foster care system

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  Trump signs law giving back pay to federal workers

President Donald Trump signed a law on Wednesday guaranteeing back pay to federal employees who have been furloughed or working without pay during the partial government shutdown.

SPORTS

Louisville tops Boston College, 80-70

Hagans homecoming leads Cats to 69-49 win at Georgia

Ashton Hagans scored a career-high 23 points as #12 UK won 69-49 at Georgia

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WAVE Country restaurants offering free meals for federal government employees

'Instant karma’: Front yard Frosty with tree trunk base teaches KY driver a valuable lesson

Dog rescued from icy pond in Ohio

SnowTALK! Wednesday Edition

Police: Suspect charged in southeast Louisville murder was on home incarceration; victim identified

A witness told officers the suspect and the other person pulled out a handgun and tried to rob the victim before shooting him.
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  ‘A blizzard of prescriptions’: Lawsuit alleges OxyContin maker knowingly created ‘manmade disaster’ of opioid abuse

A member of the family that owns Purdue Pharma told people at the OxyContin launch party that it would be “followed by a blizzard of prescriptions that will bury the competition,” according to court documents.

  CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Police search for gunman who robbed PRP gas station

Plans for a new Prospect subdivision drum up traffic, nature concerns

Cincinnati-area medical marijuana dispensaries under construction as first Ohio locations prepare to open

KY police officers awarded for helping save 6-week-old baby’s life

HEALTH

  Inpatient rehabilitation hospital being built in Clarksville

Case of whooping cough reported at Ballard High School

  Odds of dying from an opioid overdose surpass traffic accidents