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  • Midday temperature readings dictate HS athletics

    Midday temperature readings dictate HS athletics

    Friday, August 29 2014 6:10 PM EDT2014-08-29 22:10:53 GMT
    Student athletes all across Kentuckiana have been tackling extreme heat after a string of hot days with temperatures soaring into the 90s. Last week, after thunderstorms halted Friday night games excessive heat forced officials to call off some Saturday make-up football games. Turns out, that has been happening more often than you may realize.More >>
    Student athletes all across Kentuckiana have been tackling extreme heat after a string of hot days with temperatures soaring into the 90s. Last week, after thunderstorms halted Friday night games excessive heat forced officials to call off some Saturday make-up football games. Turns out, that has been happening more often than you may realize.More >>
  • 2 men charged with 8 convenience store robberies

    2 men charged with 8 convenience store robberies

    Thursday, August 28 2014 5:24 PM EDT2014-08-28 21:24:08 GMT
    According to arrest reports, in each of the crimes, Lavarr Melton (left) carried out the robbery and Robert Short acted as the lookout and getaway driver.More >>
    According to arrest reports, in each of the crimes, Lavarr Melton (left) carried out the robbery and Robert Short acted as the lookout and getaway driver.

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  • Louisville Voice forms to help prevent Ferguson-like shooting, riots

    Louisville Voice forms to help prevent Ferguson-like shooting, riots

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 5:51 PM EDT2014-08-27 21:51:38 GMT
    For weeks the nation has closely watched as chaos unfolded in Ferguson, Missouri following the shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed teen who was killed by police. A local push is now underway to keep a similar incident from happening in Louisville.More >>
    For weeks the nation has closely watched as chaos unfolded in Ferguson, Missouri following the shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed teen who was killed by police. A local push is now underway to keep a similar incident from happening in Louisville.More >>
  • Victim's family shocked after clean slate honored for repeat DUI driver

    Victim's family shocked after clean slate honored for repeat DUI driver

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 5:50 PM EDT2014-08-26 21:50:43 GMT
    A Meade County man who spent nearly seven years in prison after a deadly drunken driving crash has pleaded guilty following another driving under the influence arrest. Almost ten years ago, William Redmon's decision to get behind the wheel drunk cost a Bullitt County woman her life. While you may have thought another DUI would mean years in prison for Redmon, that turned out not to be the case. Now the family of Redmon's victim publicly demanded change.More >>
    A Meade County man who spent nearly seven years in prison after a deadly drunken driving crash has pleaded guilty following another driving under the influence arrest. Almost ten years ago, William Redmon's decision to get behind the wheel drunk cost a Bullitt County woman her life. While you may have thought another DUI would mean years in prison for Redmon, that turned out not to be the case. Now the family of Redmon's victim publicly demanded change.More >>
  • Crews clean up following mildly attended state fair

    Crews clean up following mildly attended state fair

    Monday, August 25 2014 5:42 PM EDT2014-08-25 21:42:35 GMT
    After eleven days of food, families and fun the 2014 Kentucky State Fair is officially over. From the exhibit halls to Cardinal Stadium, areas once swarming with fairgoers attracted a different crowd Monday; cleanup crews ready to tackle the work cut out for them.More >>
    After eleven days of food, families and fun the 2014 Kentucky State Fair is officially over. From the exhibit halls to Cardinal Stadium, areas once swarming with fairgoers attracted a different crowd Monday; cleanup crews ready to tackle the work cut out for them.More >>
  • After 31 years, game day returns to Scottsburg High

    After 31 years, game day returns to Scottsburg High

    Friday, August 22 2014 3:19 PM EDT2014-08-22 19:19:25 GMT
    After more than 30 years without a high school football team, the Scottsburg Warriors are set for their return to the gridiron. So many people are expected to turn out for the game, overflow parking lots have been designated near Scottsburg Middle School where the match up between the Warriors and Switzerland County will take place at 7 p.m.More >>
    After more than 30 years without a high school football team, the Scottsburg Warriors are set for their return to the gridiron. So many people are expected to turn out for the game, overflow parking lots have been designated near Scottsburg Middle School where the match up between the Warriors and Switzerland County will take place at 7 p.m.More >>
  • Security cameras to be installed along Clarksville waterfront

    Security cameras to be installed along Clarksville waterfront

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 9:50 PM EDT2014-08-21 01:50:37 GMT
    Security changes are in store along the Ohio River in Clark County. The waterfront in Clarksville will soon boast high-tech cameras similar to those in place in Jeffersonville and Louisville. While the installation is still months away, patrons of Ashland Park applauded the effort.More >>
    Security changes are in store along the Ohio River in Clark County. The waterfront in Clarksville will soon boast high-tech cameras similar to those in place in Jeffersonville and Louisville. While the installation is still months away, patrons of Ashland Park applauded the effort.More >>
  • Outlet Shoppes creating traffic backups, headaches for residents and visitors

    Outlet Shoppes creating traffic backups, headaches for residents and visitors

    Friday, August 15 2014 6:23 PM EDT2014-08-15 22:23:27 GMT
    High traffic volumes and long delays have been driving away patience as thousands of people continue to flock to the newly opened Outlet Shoppes of the Bluegrass.More >>
    High traffic volumes and long delays have been driving away patience as thousands of people continue to flock to the newly opened Outlet Shoppes of the Bluegrass.More >>
  • Clark Memorial Bridge to reopen at midnight

    Clark Memorial Bridge to reopen at midnight

    Thursday, August 14 2014 5:04 PM EDT2014-08-14 21:04:59 GMT
    Project leaders with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet and Walsh Construction announced Thursday that the Clark Memorial Bridge will reopen in time for the Friday morning commute.More >>
    Project leaders with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet and Walsh Construction announced Thursday that the Clark Memorial Bridge will reopen in time for the Friday morning commute.More >>
  • St. Matthews lots up for auction after decades of no new construction

    St. Matthews lots up for auction after decades of no new construction

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 5:09 PM EDT2014-08-12 21:09:00 GMT
    Lots of land have been sitting vacant in St. Matthews since the 1980s. Many people believed the lots could not be built on, but it turns out that's not the case. Now, up to four lucky bidders could soon call the lots of land home.More >>
    Lots of land have been sitting vacant in St. Matthews since the 1980s. Many people believed the lots could not be built on, but it turns out that's not the case. Now, up to four lucky bidders could soon call the lots of land home.More >>
  • Community bids final farewell to fallen firefighter

    Community bids final farewell to fallen firefighter

    Monday, August 11 2014 6:52 PM EDT2014-08-11 22:52:47 GMT
    Jonathan French was killed in the line of duty on Aug. 6. (Source: WAVE 3 News)Jonathan French was killed in the line of duty on Aug. 6. (Source: WAVE 3 News)
    Monday the community of Elizabethtown rallied around the Glendale Volunteer Fire Department as they bid a final farewell to Jonathan French, 25.More >>
    Monday the community of Elizabethtown rallied around the Glendale Volunteer Fire Department as they bid a final farewell to Jonathan French, 25.More >>
  • Bike lane markings removed from Big Four Bridge

    Bike lane markings removed from Big Four Bridge

    Thursday, August 7 2014 4:04 PM EDT2014-08-07 20:04:22 GMT
    If you've taken to the Big Four Bridge lately, you might have noticed some changes. While some new additions are in the works, it's what's being removed that's become the talk of the town.More >>
    If you've taken to the Big Four Bridge lately, you might have noticed some changes. While some new additions are in the works, it's what's being removed that's become the talk of the town.More >>
  • Meade County explosion arrest sparks Facebook debate

    Meade County explosion arrest sparks Facebook debate

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 6:06 PM EDT2014-08-05 22:06:46 GMT
    Throughout Brandenburg it has been the talk of the town: What shook the Doe Valley neighborhood Sunday night? Now, the mystery has been solved. 
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    Throughout Brandenburg it has been the talk of the town: What shook the Doe Valley neighborhood Sunday night? Now, the mystery has been solved. 

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  • Use of overdose antidote considered by LMPD

    Use of overdose antidote considered by LMPD

    Monday, August 4 2014 6:40 PM EDT2014-08-04 22:40:42 GMT
    As heroin deaths continue to rise throughout the Commonwealth, interest in an opioid overdose antidote known as Naloxone or Narcan is among law enforcement officials.More >>
    As heroin deaths continue to rise throughout the Commonwealth, interest in an opioid overdose antidote known as Naloxone or Narcan is among law enforcement officials. More >>
  • String of attempted robberies escalates to UofL employee being shot

    String of attempted robberies escalates to UofL employee being shot

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 8:35 PM EDT2014-07-30 00:35:39 GMT
    Police said what began as a street robbery on Liberty near Jackson around 8:30 a.m. turned into a shootout when an armed robber and equally armed victim exchanged gunfire. More >>
    Police said what began as a street robbery on Liberty near Jackson around 8:30 a.m. turned into a shootout when an armed robber and equally armed victim exchanged gunfire. More >>
  • Federal indictment returned against Clark Co. sheriff cites prostitution

    Federal indictment returned against Clark Co. sheriff cites prostitution

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 7:05 PM EDT2014-07-29 23:05:40 GMT
    NEW ALBANY, IN (WAVE) - The Clark County Sheriff found himself on the other side of the law Tuesday after US attorneys returned an eight count federal grand jury indictment against him.Clark County Sheriff Danny Rodden, 60 of Jeffersonville, is accused of misconduct involving a prostitute. The alleged incidents happened in 2013, but US attorneys said the conduct is coming to light now thanks to an informant in a large...More >>
    NEW ALBANY, IN (WAVE) - The Clark County Sheriff found himself on the other side of the law Tuesday after US attorneys returned an eight count federal grand jury indictment against him.Clark County Sheriff Danny Rodden, 60 of Jeffersonville, is accused of misconduct involving a prostitute. The alleged incidents happened in 2013, but US attorneys said the conduct is coming to light now thanks to an informant in a large...More >>
  • Videos promote active-shooter training for IN bus drivers

    Videos promote active-shooter training for IN bus drivers

    Thursday, July 24 2014 6:04 PM EDT2014-07-24 22:04:17 GMT
    Training sessions to deal with an active shooter have become a common security measure for police and school building staff. Indiana state troopers are now targeting that same kind of preparedness for bus drivers throughout the Hoosier state.More >>
    Training sessions to deal with an active shooter have become a common security measure for police and school building staff. Indiana state troopers are now targeting that same kind of preparedness for bus drivers throughout the Hoosier state.More >>
  • Several fiber internet franchises approved for Louisville

    Several fiber internet franchises approved for Louisville

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 7:23 PM EDT2014-07-23 23:23:45 GMT
    Ultra high-speed internet is one step closer to becoming more widespread in Louisville. Members of the Metro Public Works Committee have approved several franchises to lay fiber optic cable in the Metro.More >>
    Ultra high-speed internet is one step closer to becoming more widespread in Louisville. Members of the Metro Public Works Committee have approved several franchises to lay fiber optic cable in the Metro.More >>
  • Smart phones turned defense mechanism: safety just one tap away

    Smart phones turned defense mechanism: safety just one tap away

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 11:23 PM EDT2014-07-23 03:23:43 GMT
    From an early age, many people are often taught help is just a phone call away. Thanks to ever developing technology, however, smart phone apps have made getting help as simple as tapping the screen of a smart phone. Now area college students are turning to technology to help keep safe. More >>
    From an early age, many people are often taught help is just a phone call away. Thanks to ever developing technology, however, smart phone apps have made getting help as simple as tapping the screen of a smart phone. Now area college students are turning to technology to help keep safe. More >>
  • 3 fires in Old Louisville investigated; restaurant damaged

    3 fires in Old Louisville investigated; restaurant damaged

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 4:21 PM EDT2014-07-22 20:21:18 GMT
    Several arson investigations are underway following three separate fires near Old Louisville. Investigators are calling the fires suspicious after at least one of them caused the Old Louisville Tavern Bar and Grill on South Fourth Street to go up in flames around 3:30 a.m.More >>
    Several arson investigations are underway following three separate fires near Old Louisville. Investigators are calling the fires suspicious after at least one of them caused the Old Louisville Tavern Bar and Grill on South Fourth Street to go up in flames around 3:30 a.m. More >>
  • Man's screams fend off armed attackers in the Highlands

    Man's screams fend off armed attackers in the Highlands

    Monday, July 21 2014 5:49 PM EDT2014-07-21 21:49:01 GMT
    A weekend assault in the Highlands has police reminding those in the area safety exist in numbers.More >>
    A weekend assault in the Highlands has police reminding those in the area safety exist in numbers.
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  • JCPS mobile registration to target neighborhoods in need

    JCPS mobile registration to target neighborhoods in need

    Friday, July 18 2014 4:28 PM EDT2014-07-18 20:28:32 GMT
    With less than a month to the start of a new school year, a last minute push to register students by the Jefferson County Public Schools is ramping up throughout the city. All week JCPS officials have been hosting mobile registrations. From schools to hotels, the registration sites have been equally as diverse as the families turning out to sign up.More >>
    With less than a month to the start of a new school year, a last minute push to register students by the Jefferson County Public Schools is ramping up throughout the city. All week JCPS officials have been hosting mobile registrations. From schools to hotels, the registration sites have been equally as diverse as the families turning out to sign up.More >>
  • Summer reading camp targets incoming Oldham County first-graders

    Summer reading camp targets incoming Oldham County first-graders

    Thursday, July 17 2014 5:36 PM EDT2014-07-17 21:36:59 GMT
    A special program is underway in Oldham County to ensure incoming first graders are reading-ready.More >>
    A special program is underway in Oldham County to ensure incoming first graders are reading-ready.More >>
  • Free swim lessons offered to 400 kids to boost access, safety skills

    Free swim lessons offered to 400 kids to boost access, safety skills

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 3:30 PM EDT2014-07-16 19:30:23 GMT
    The YMCA of Greater Louisville has teamed with Jefferson County Public Schools to provide swim lessons for hundreds of children who might not otherwise have access.More >>
    The YMCA of Greater Louisville has teamed with Jefferson County Public Schools to provide swim lessons for hundreds of children who might not otherwise have access.More >>
  • Jeffersonville to add smart cameras to Big Four Bridge

    Jeffersonville to add smart cameras to Big Four Bridge

    Wednesday, June 25 2014 2:39 PM EDT2014-06-25 18:39:04 GMT
    JEFFERSONVILLE, IN (WAVE) - Delays aren't the only thing mounting when it comes to the Jeffersonville Big Four Bridge project. City officials have announced plans to install a surveillance system. "ItMore >>
    Delays aren't the only thing mounting when it comes to the Jeffersonville Big Four Bridge project. City officials have announced plans to install a surveillance system.More >>