Members of Kentucky's Subcommittee on Energy were at GE's Appliance Park Friday morning to get a demonstration of the company's line of "smart" products and to learn more about the company's future plans. GE executives are almost as enthusiastic as Kentucky legislators, over a new hot water heater that they say, may one day, change Kentucky and maybe even the world.More >> Last week, President Barack Obama signed the latest Emergency Unemployment Compensation extension into law. The legislation brings months of extended benefits to thousands of Kentucky's unemployed. We investigated what the benefits may mean to some local residents.More >> Police have identified the victims of a fatal shooting that happened Thursday night, November 12 in southwest Jefferson County. Friday, we spoke with detectives and family members of the victims about what happened.More >> A shooting late Thursday afternoon near Lake Dreamland left two people dead. The double murder happened while dozens of people were milling around. It has rocked a usually calm neighborhood and left police searching for clues.More >> With 57 million Americans working without paid sick leave, the outbreak of the H1N1 virus is forcing thousands of people to choose between going to work sick or going without. Concerned that too many people are having to make that choice, Congress is considering new legislation that would require employers to offer their workers up to a week of paid sick leave.More >> Some soldiers undergoing basic training at Fort Knox got a jump start on their Christmas shopping. WAVE 3's Caton Bredar reports it was possible thanks to the base PX, some volunteers and the Fort Knox postal service. More >> The Ann Gotlib case was one of the most exhaustive investigations in state history. While local police continue to question whether they did enough, their work brought attention to the plight of missing and exploited children, and served as a model that continues nationally to this day. WAVE 3's Caton Bredar spoke with former detectives and the head of the national missing and exploited children's agency shortly after the announcement of the prime suspect.More >> Following the move by the Jefferson County School Board to raise property taxes by a penny, board members in Bullitt County voted Tuesday evening to raise taxes four percent. WAVE 3's Caton Bredar was at the meeting and spoke with officials about the decision. More >> Jeffersontown City Council members are expressing anger over what they're calling, careless hiring practices by their mayor, which includes a lack of drug testing for city workers. The issue surfaced late last week when public works director Joseph McMillan was arrested on drug charges. McMillan was fired after police found him in possession of cocaine and drug paraphernalia. WAVE 3's Caton Bredar was at an emergency meeting called by the council where things were tense.More >> As forecasters are keeping an eye on Tropical Storm Gustav, expected to gain strength as it heads toward the Gulf Coast, motorists are keeping an eye on rising gas prices. Already inflated with the start of the Labor Day holiday weekend, experts say, depending on the storm, prices could get even higher. WAVE 3's Caton Bredar spoke with motorists as they filled up at the pumps.More >> You wouldn't think it happens much at the Louisville International Airport, but U.S. Customs agents make major smuggling busts here in Kentucky. They are averaging 240 seizures a month just at Louisville International. WAVE 3's Caton Bredar reports on the latest illegal discovery. More >> A Jeffersontown police officer is facing assault charges after a domestic altercation with his wife. WAVE 3's Caton Bredar spoke with the Jeffersontown chief and has the details on the arrest. More >> Residents in one Bullitt County neighborhood may have more than a lingering odor to contend with, after skunks started showing up on their doorsteps. WAVE 3's Caton Bredar talked to Mount Washington, KY animal control officials and neighbors, to sniff out the cause of the problem.More >> Parents of a Bullitt County middle school student has asked WAVE 3 for help. They say the road their daughter has to travel to get to the bus stop is long and dangerous, and so far, the county has done little to help. WAVE 3's Caton Bredar attended Tuesday night's school board meeting where the parents made their latest appeal. More >> If Gov. Beshear has his way, Kentuckians will not only be driving electric ZAP cars, they will be making them. Tuesday, Beshear signed an order making electric cars legal in Kentucky, then met with company officials in Shepherdsville to try and get a manufacturing plant for the Bluegrass. But ZAP cars are not without some controversy. WAVE 3's Caton Bredar spent the day looking into the company's troubled past.More >> Local business owners are hoping for a boost from the return of a major sporting event to Louisville. Wednesday, some of the biggest names in minor league baseball will be playing in the AAA All-Star Game at Louisville Slugger Field. It's the first time in 20 years the game is returning Louisville. WAVE 3's Caton Bredar talked to officials from the Louisville Bats at the Kentucky International Convention Center where they are getting ready for Fan Fest and for the big event.More >> Wouldn't it be nice to drive a car that didn't need any gas? Electric cars are legal in almost every state except Kentucky. There is a big demand for them, and as WAVE 3's Caton Bredar reports, if the law is changed in the Bluegrass, it could even lead to hundreds of new jobs.More >> The investigation continues into the alleged sexual abuse of two Mount Washington teenagers by a woman who managed a baseball concession stand. WAVE 3's Caton Bredar reports on the latest. More >> Gas prices have reached an all-time high -- an average $4.05 a gallon nationally. It's even higher than that today, in some parts of Kentuckiana. WAVE 3's Caton Bredar checked out prices at the pump Thursday and found some outraged drivers. More >> A Louisville woman has been at Jewish Hospital since Saturday, recovering from injuries she suffered while campaigning for Sen. Barak Obama. But the supporter received some moral support of her own, with a special get well phone call. WAVE 3's Caton Bredar visited the woman Thursday at Frazier Rehab.More >> May 3rd marks the 30th anniversary of Affirmed's historic win in the Kentucky Derby, en route to becoming the 11th and most recent Triple Crown winner. But throughout the entire three race series, a horse named Alydar finished second. For the jockeys involved, Steve Cauthen on Affirmed and Jorge Velasquez on Alydar, it was about a lot more than just winning and losing. WAVE3's Caton Bredar talked with both Cauthen and Velasquez, as well as some of the other principals involved.More >> There is high tech help for injured horses. A Connecticut company has come up with a system that makes operating on horses easier, and can help them avoid major injuries when they're recovering. As WAVE 3's Caton Bredar reports, it's all about keeping them upright. More >> City officials have been working for nearly a decade to repair and widen the historic, one-lane bridge over Harrods Creek in northeast Louisville. Now work on the project is nearly ready to start, but are neighbors ready? WAVE 3's Caton Bredar investigates.More >> Despite a proposed 15 percent cut in the state's educational funding, University of Louisville officials Wednesday unveiled plans for a new $15 million location for its college of business graduate program. The program will move downtown, into Museum Plaza by 2010. But as WAVE 3's Caton Bredar reports, the future of other projects in the wake of the budget cuts remains uncertainMore >> Tuesday night, Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels gave his State of the State Address for the fourth time, with property taxes the primary item on his agenda. With taxes are up as much as 100 percent for some homeowners, and 300 percent for some business owners, a group of Southern Indiana property owners took their case to the Indiana Statehouse. WAVE3's Caton Bredar was reports on the caravan from Clarksville, and their response to the Governor's message.More >> An elderly Floyd County resident died Monday from complications related to the West Nile virus, and someone in Louisville was recently diagnosed with the disease. Although serious, it's not necessarily a death sentence. WAVE 3's Caton Bredar recently spoke with one local man who is still going strong three years he was stricken with the virus. More >> The heat is on across Kentuckiana and it's not going away anytime soon. Most of us can get out of the heat but some are required to work in it, with others choosing to stay in it. WAVE 3's Caton Bredar tells us how Kentuckiana is beating the heat.More >>
Two of the injured firefighters are being treated at and will be released from a Campbellsville hospital today, according to a spokesman for Supporting Heroes.More >> Two of the injured firefighters were treated at and released from a Campbellsville hospital, according to police.
The accident has closed Highway 245 in Bullitt County to traffic in both directions.More >> The accident has closed Highway 245 in Bullitt County to traffic in both directions.More >> Two of the injured firefighters were transported to University of Louisville Hospital's burn unit.More >> Two of the injured firefighters were transported to University of Louisville Hospital's burn unit.More >> Surveillance photos from the Best Buy on Shelbyville Road captured the incident and police believe the man may be responsible for other thefts in the St. Matthews and Louisville area.More >> Surveillance photos from the Best Buy on Shelbyville Road captured the incident and police believe the man may be responsible for other thefts in the St. Matthews and Louisville area.More >> After being impaled in the neck with the shaft of a golf club, 18-year-old Natalie Jo Eaton is recovering at Regional One Medical Center.More >> After being impaled in the neck with the shaft of a golf club, 18-year-old Natalie Jo Eaton is recovering at Regional Medical Center in Memphis.