LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – It's the nation's largest fireworks show and the most spectacular free aerial show in the country. Each year one of the most popular parts of Thunder Over Louisville is the giantMore >> Each year one of the most popular parts of Thunder Over Louisville is the giant American flag that flies before the show. But this year it looks like Old Glory won't be flying over the Ohio River before the fireworks.More >> LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - President and CEO of the Center for Women and Families Marta Miranda is passionate about the purpose of the center and its power "We started in a one room place at the YWCA, nowMore >> For over 100 years its mission has been serving survivors of intimate partner abuse of sexual violence in 10 Kentuckiana counties. Temporarily closed signs now hang on the door.More >> LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The state of Kentucky will soon mark the 50th anniversary of the March on Frankfort. Although the state and the nation are being called on to mark this historic day, civil rightsMore >> On March 5, 1964 an estimated 10,000 people led by the Louisville Defender newspaper's Frank Stanley Jr., Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., baseball legend Jackie Robinson and local civil rights leaders, marched on Kentucky's capitol, demanding racial equality.More >> BULLITT COUNTY, KY (WAVE) - It was Winston Churchill who said, "We shape our buildings; thereafter, our buildings shape us." A small group of Bullitt County residents believe a certain building definitelyMore >> A small group of Bullitt County residents believe a certain building definitely shaped them. Those residents are trying to save what they call one of the most important buildings in their county and in many of the residents' lives.More >> If you concentrate on what you don't have you will never have enough to satisfy yourself. We were introduced to a Bardstown family that could ask "why us" everyday, but they don't. They are thankful for the smallest of victories and couldn't believe we were there to Pass The Cash.More >> LOUISVILLE,KY (WAVE) - We asked families in Jefferson County to please "Wear It Forward" by cleaning out their closets and passing along gently used clothing of all kinds, as well as, school uniforms theirMore >> We asked families in Jefferson County to "Wear It Forward" by cleaning out their closets and passing along gently used clothing of all kinds, as well as school uniforms their kids could no longer wear. We continue the same plea especially as the weather cools down. We also need to stop for a minute to say, "thank you" for your compassion and participation.More >> LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - An Indiana mom dreams of seeing her daughter walk down the aisle but the family just faced a medical nightmare because her mom has been given only weeks to live. After Rena McKeownMore >> In a fairy tale like no other, folks in our community came together to make this couple's day a day like no other.More >> We don't always need our WAVE 3 Weather Team to call the storms in our lives. We can watch the radar to have an idea when those storms with raindrops and a little lightning will be over. But as we see in this edition of Pass The Cash, we can get through the ones in life too.More >> For this edition of Pass The Cash there was no letter, no email and no sign. It started with just $300, some good friends at Republic Bank, and the faith Dawne Gee has in her hometown and mankind.More >> LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Parents and students alike are bombarded with messages about the dangers of drug and alcohol abuse and unsafe sex. Even with word that the number of teens planning or attemptingMore >> Parents and students alike are bombarded with messages about the dangers of drug and alcohol abuse and unsafe sex. Even with word that the number of teens planning or attempting suicide in Kentucky is higher than the national average, we're still not talking about it enough. Being bullied is definitely not new, but the Journal of Adolescent Health found kids who were cyberbullied were much more depressed than victims facing physical bullying.More >> LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - "There'll be a vigil and then everybody kind of goes on about their business," Col. Yvette Gentry spoke those words with both force and sadness when explaining what could be calledMore >> "There'll be a vigil and then everybody kind of goes on about their business," Col. Yvette Gentry spoke those words with both force and sadness when explaining what could be called the circle of death in life because of homicide.More >> Reservations are required for each session. More >> Every Jefferson County teacher has been asked to donate a gift card of any kind to help their fellow teachers rebuild their lives and their lively hood that was swept away in a matter of minutes. They are hoping that students and parents will respond as well.More >> Sometimes you can turn a hobby into a profitable business. if you are good at cooking, sewing or something else you are passionate about.....it could make you money. There is a Government program in Kentucky that would like to SPARK your dream of owning your own business with support and cash.More >>
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According to the U.S. Census Bureau, an estimated 24-thousand foster care children "age out" of care and find themselves "in" trouble. Fewer than half complete high school, they are more frequently homeless, their rates of arrest, health problems, mental problems and welfare dependency are far higher than for their contemporaries with families of their own.More >> The pending closing of the Salvation Army Boys and Girls Clubs is a very hot topic that affects thousands of children. The announcement, which came late Tuesday night, leaves hundreds of families concerned about what this will mean for kids in our area.More >> It was a shocking loss to a Louisville family when a Metro police officer went for a run on September 14 but died from an undetected heart problem before he could make it home. He was a husband and father of four. Now a family friend of that officer is doing what she can to help his wife and children.More >> The diagnosis of cancer can be shocking. But imagine if you hear those words about your child. Without more funding for research, many families and doctors are scared that too many of us will keep hearing those words. This is one family's story.More >> September is National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. It's 30 days to focus on one very important cause.More >> It is something a lot of us have thought about - what can we do for our deployed military men and women when they are so far from home? Although it has only been in operation for six months, the goal of HeartsApart.org is simple – make sure every man and woman deployed overseas has a bounty full of memories and mementos from home.More >>
31 people are in trouble with the law after a three day prostitution sting in Richmond. Police told NBC12 they targeted specific areas where residents and business owners complained about the illegal activity.More >> LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Controversy surrounds the construction of a new VA hospital. The would-be neighbors and some veterans dished out shots. "It's really a serious nightmare," Crossgate Mayor, KirkMore >> Tempers flared as would-be neighbors and veterans met to discuss plans for a controversial VA hospital in eastern Jefferson County on Wednesday.
Two South Dakota girls on their way to an end-of-school-year party at a gravel pit in May 1971 drove off a country road and into a creek where their remains lay hidden until last fall when a drought brought their...More >> Two South Dakota girls on their way to an end-of-school-year party at a gravel pit in May 1971 drove off a country road and into a creek where their remains lay hidden until last fall when a drought brought their car into...More >> Yahoo's recently fired chief operating officer, Henrique de Castro, left the Internet company with a severance package of $58 million even though he lasted just 15 months on the job.More >> Yahoo's recently fired chief operating officer, Henrique de Castro, left the Internet company with a severance package of $58 million even though he lasted just 15 months on the job.More >> An incredible photo snapped Saturday at the iconic Pipeline on Oahu's North Shore is going viral. A mother humpback whale and her calf were cruising just offshore when a set rolled in. J.T. Gray of NorthMore >> An incredible photo snapped Saturday at the iconic Pipeline on Oahu's North Shore is going viral.More >>