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  • High chairs can injure young children

    High chair dangers can injure young children

    Monday, April 21 2014 5:15 PM EDT2014-04-21 21:15:05 GMT
    LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Feeding a hungry baby isn't always a picnic, but it shouldn't be dangerous. A recent study in Clinical Pediatrics reports an alarming number of children suffer injuries from highMore >>
    Feeding a hungry baby isn't always a picnic, but it shouldn't be dangerous. A recent study in Clinical Pediatrics reports an alarming number of children suffer injuries from high chair accidents. More than 9,400 children a year, come into the emergency room with high-chair related injuries. That's an average of one child every hour.More >>
  • Smart phone thefts a growing problem

    Smart phone theft a growing problem

    Thursday, April 17 2014 11:57 PM EDT2014-04-18 03:57:42 GMT
    LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Smart phone thefts are way up. Based on a just-released survey, Consumer Reports estimates the number of stolen phones nearly doubled in the past year to 3.1 million. And more thanMore >>
    Smart phone thefts are on the rise. Based on a  newly released surveyConsumer Reports estimates the number of stolen phones nearly doubled in the past year to 3.1 million. Of those more than a million smart phones were lost and never recovered.
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  • Closed company refuses to honor lifetime warranty

    Closed company refuses to honor lifetime warranty

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 12:50 AM EDT2014-04-15 04:50:28 GMT
    LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - When is a lifetime warranty, not really forever? Tyfiani Chandler, a WAVE 3 News viewer, contacted the Troubleshooter claiming a national brand was refusing to honor a promiseMore >>
    When is a lifetime warranty, not really forever?More >>
  • Recommended to rejected: Consumer Reports pulls plug on 3 SUV's

    Recommended to rejected: Consumer Reports pulls plug on 3 SUV's

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 5:15 PM EDT2014-04-08 21:15:13 GMT
    LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Consumer Reports has pulled its recommendation from three midsize SUVs, after their poor performance in a new crash test conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. TheMore >>
    Consumer Reports has pulled its recommendation from three midsize SUVs, after their poor performance in a new crash test conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.More >>
  • Accused fly-by-night roofer pleads guilty, again

    Accused fly-by-night roofer pleads guilty, again

    Friday, April 4 2014 9:29 PM EDT2014-04-05 01:29:54 GMT
    FRANKFORT, KY (WAVE) – An accused fly-by-night roofer who prosecutors said targeted storm victims and collected money for roofing work he never did pled guilty. According to Attorney General Jack ConwayMore >>
    The Kentucky Attorney General's Office said in the summer of 2012, Twaddle's employees would visit neighborhoods and sign residents up for roof repairs after storms collecting payments prior to any work being completed.More >>
  • Mother says she was victim of Louisville rental home listings scam

    Mother says she was victim of Louisville rental home listings scam

    Monday, March 31 2014 11:27 PM EDT2014-04-01 03:27:45 GMT
    LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - There's a man out there preying on people searching for a new home in Louisville. One family lost hundreds of dollars in the con. And now the scam artist is on the hunt for moreMore >>
    There's a man out there preying on people searching for a new home in Louisville. One family lost hundreds of dollars in the con. And now the scam artist is on the hunt for more victims.More >>
  • Email reveals LMPD may have feared escalating attacks ahead of flash mob violence

    Email reveals LMPD may have feared escalating attacks ahead of flash mob violence

    Thursday, March 27 2014 6:47 PM EDT2014-03-27 22:47:31 GMT
    LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - An email from the deputy police chief suggests the Louisville Metro Police Department feared escalating attacks along the waterfront long before chaos erupted Saturday night. LMPDMore >>
    LMPD Police Chief Steve Conrad and Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer's office are continuing to call what happened an aberration, but an email and the report that goes with it, revealed some on the police force saw the problems building.More >>
  • Report ranks Kentucky, Indiana above average for hospital infections

    Report ranks Kentucky, Indiana above average for hospital infections

    Thursday, March 27 2014 5:48 PM EDT2014-03-27 21:48:06 GMT
    LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Hospitals can be hazardous to your health. A new study released Thursday by the Center for Disease Control revealed one in 25 patients have at least one hospital-associated infection. TheMore >>
    Hospitals can be hazardous to your health. A new study released Thursday by the Center for Disease Control revealed one in 25 patients have at least one hospital-associated infection.More >>
  • City leaders will investigate response to waterfront attack

    City leaders will investigate response to waterfront attack

    Monday, March 24 2014 5:06 PM EDT2014-03-24 21:06:39 GMT
    LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The Louisville Metro Police Chief and Mayor are calling a nearly three hour stretch of mob violence on downtown an isolated incident. But this is not the reports of gang violenceMore >>
    The Louisville Metro Police Chief and Mayor are calling a nearly three hour stretch of mob violence on downtown an isolated incident, but this is not the first report of gang violence on Louisville's Waterfront Park. Now, there are questions about whether police could have done more to keep the situation from spiraling out of control.
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  • Vegas, Walt Disney World among $1.1 million in travel for JCPS

    Vegas, Walt Disney World among $1.1 million in travel for JCPS

    Wednesday, March 12 2014 12:08 PM EDT2014-03-12 16:08:35 GMT
    LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Is the Jefferson County Public School system taking taxpayers for a ride. Or is it investing in local students future? JCPS spent more than a million dollars on travel last yearMore >>
    Is the Jefferson County Public School system taking taxpayers for a ride. Or is it investing in local students future? JCPS spent more than a million dollars on travel last year alone. At least part of that could have been used to buy textbooks, technology, and even hire additional staff. But JCPS leaders said what it got out of the taxpayer funded trips, is far more valuable.More >>
  • Obamacare deadline looms, financial assistance remains

    Obamacare deadline looms, financial assitance remains

    Tuesday, March 11 2014 5:00 PM EDT2014-03-11 21:00:12 GMT
    LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - It's looking very unlikely that the Obama administration will make it's goal of getting 6 million people signed up for health care by the end of March. Tuesday, the government announcedMore >>
    It's looking very unlikely that the Obama administration will make it's goal of getting 6 million people signed up for health care by the end of March. Tuesday, the government announced enrollment dropped for the month of February. So why are people so reluctant?More >>
  • Bill aims to protect homeowners against rip off roofers

    Bill aims to protect homeowners against rip off roofers

    Wednesday, March 5 2014 9:02 PM EST2014-03-06 02:02:51 GMT
    LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Roofing rip offs are a huge problem in Kentucky. Homeowners have lost hundreds of thousands of dollars on shoddy work recent years. Now there's push to put new protections in place.More >>
    Roofing rip offs are a huge problem in Kentucky. Homeowners have lost hundreds of thousands of dollars on shoddy work recent years. Now there's push to put new protections in place.More >>
  • Snow days eating into vacation plans, money

    Snow days eating into vacation plans, money

    Tuesday, March 4 2014 7:32 PM EST2014-03-05 00:32:47 GMT
    LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Another snow day for area schools has families scrambling to adjust summer vacation plans. Make up days will now extend well into June. And that's going to cost parents, and someMore >>
    Another snow day for area schools has families scrambling to adjust summer vacation plans. Make up days will now extend well into June. And that's going to cost parents, and some teachers, who have to pay to reschedule trips because most forms of travel insurance won't cover the change fees caused by snow days.More >>
  • Rise in consumer complaints reminder for customers to be careful

    Rise in consumer complaints reminder for customers to be careful

    Monday, March 3 2014 5:15 PM EST2014-03-03 22:15:06 GMT
    Indianapolis, IN (WAVE) - There is a nationwide push right now to make sure you don't get ripped off. This is National Consumer Protection Week. A time for consumer watchdogs to teach people how to steerMore >>
    There is a nationwide push right now to make sure you don't get ripped off. This is National Consumer Protection Week. A time for consumer watchdogs to teach people how to steer clear of scams and shoddy work. There's been surge in complaints in a few problem areas making it more important for people out there to take steps to protect themselves.More >>
  • Shopping around can save you thousands on medical bills

    Shopping around can save you thousands on medical bills

    Tuesday, February 25 2014 11:10 PM EST2014-02-26 04:10:07 GMT
    LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - If you're buying a car or TV, you shop around. But when it comes to the soaring cost of health care many of us pay the bill with out ever checking to find a better price. WithMore >>
    LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - If you're buying a car or TV, you shop around. But when it comes to the soaring cost of healthcare, many people pay the bill without ever having checked to find a better price.More >>
  • NTSB proposes lowering legal blood-alcohol level for drivers to .05

    NTSB proposes lowering legal blood-alcohol level for drivers to .05

    Monday, February 24 2014 11:00 PM EST2014-02-25 04:00:17 GMT
    LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE ) - If you've ever had a glass of wine or two and thought you were safe to drive, that might all be changing.A controversial recommendation from the National Transportation SafetyMore >>
    If approved, just one glass of wine could get some drivers a DUI.More >>
  • Dogs rescued from puppy mill suffering some behavioral issues

    Dogs rescued from puppy mill suffering some behavioral issues

    Monday, January 27 2014 5:39 PM EST2014-01-27 22:39:40 GMT
    LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Dozens of animals rescued from a puppy mill after a WAVE 3 News investigation continue their recovery. After days analyzing the behavior of those dogs, vets say many are sufferingMore >>
    Dozens of animals rescued from a puppy mill after a WAVE 3 News investigation are continuing their recovery. After days analyzing the behavior of those dogs, vets say many are suffering lingering effects from the horrid conditions they were living in.More >>
  • Pulaski County puppy mill closed

    Pulaski County puppy mill closed

    Tuesday, January 21 2014 8:20 PM EST2014-01-22 01:20:39 GMT
    LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A WAVE 3 News Troubleshooter investigation has led to the rescue of more than 40 dogs from a Kentucky puppy mill. Our undercover investigation in the fall of 2013 exposed the horribleMore >>
    A WAVE 3 News Troubleshooter investigation has led to the rescue of more than 40 dogs from a Kentucky puppy mill. Our undercover investigation in the fall of 2013 exposed the horrible conditions. Today we were there as the animals were brought to safety.More >>
  • Puppy mill stays in business despite animal cruelty charge

    Puppy mill stays in business despite animal cruelty charge

    Monday, November 11 2013 11:00 PM EST2013-11-12 04:00:21 GMT
    Millions of puppies, maybe even one in your home, come from filthy and overcrowded breeding sites known as puppy mills. The substandard conditions can create huge vet bills and heartache for you.More >>
    Millions of puppies, maybe even one in your home, come from filthy and overcrowded breeding sites known as puppy mills. The substandard conditions can create huge vet bills and heartache for you after the puppy comes home. As we learned while putting together this story, the effort to stop puppy mills varies from county to county.More >>
  • UofL Athletics among most expensive, profitable in nation

    UofL Athletics among most expensive, profitable in nation

    Thursday, May 23 2013 7:02 PM EDT2013-05-23 23:02:02 GMT
    LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Charlie Strong's decision to stay at U of L puts him in line to be one of the highest paid coaches in the country, with a new contract expected to be worth around $4,000,000 a yearMore >>
    College athletics data gathered by the U.S. Department of Education revealed UofL's Athletic Department budget is almost twice as much as the Louisville Fire Department's.More >>
  • Distracted driving a problem for police officers

    Distracted driving a problem for police officers

    Tuesday, February 4 2014 11:15 PM EST2014-02-05 04:15:46 GMT
    LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - In Kentucky, distracted driving causes more accidents than drinking and driving. In 2013, Kentucky State Police statistics show there were 7,164 collisions involving distractedMore >>
    Police officers are exempt from laws that ban the use of mobile devices behind the wheel, as long as they're using them for the job. These days, it's not a radio or even a cell phone that's an officers primary life line to base.More >>
  • USA Baby owner charged with theft

    USA Baby owner charged with theft

    Thursday, February 6 2014 11:30 PM EST2014-02-07 04:30:06 GMT
    LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The owner of a popular Louisville baby store was indicted Thursday. She's accused of stealing customers money after she closed her business without warning, or refunds.USA BABYMore >>
    The owner of a popular Louisville baby store was indicted Thursday. She's accused of stealing customers money after she closed her business without warning, or refunds.

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