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.

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

New shelters pop up around city as metro invests half a million dollars in homeless relief

MLK documentary to be screened in Lousiville

$160 million investment taking shape in west Louisville

WAVE 3 News to hold blood drive to help ease shortage

‘A Taste of Corbett’s’ supports chef’s family, legacy

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  Houdini the I-65 goat settles in to new home in Meade County

New SmART TARC stop unveiled in Russell Neighborhood

Louisville band Love Jones on ‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon’

Five Questions with founder of BrickUniverse

Kristy Love Foundation hoping to expand

Credit union donations to Kentucky Humane Society top $100K

PHOTOS: This week’s adorable, adoptable KHS pets

Each week, the Kentucky Humane Society is sharing photos if the adorable cats and dogs available for adoption.

LMPD Officers eat Carolina Reaper peppers

They made a challenge and the public came through. LMPD officer wanted 7981 Facebook shares for a fundraiser to help Detective Deidre Mengedoht's family. And as a result of the successful fundraiser, five officers downed a Carolina Reaper pepper. It went about as well as you would expect.

New weekly talk show coming to WFPL

A new weekly talk show is coming to 89.3 WFPL, and you’re invited to join the conversation. “In Conversation with Rick Howlett” will air weekly, beginning January 18.

Oldham County teen injured in accident gets NBA surprise during treatment

Tristan Ballinger, 17, suffered a head injury two years ago while playing with a samurai sword in his backyard.

Soccer gets Harlem Globetrotters ready for upcoming games at KFC Yum! Center

LIHEAP begins crisis phase of utility assistance

5th Annual Warm Up Louisville draws a “full house”

Jeep enthusiasts ride in honor of fallen LMPD officer

Shelby County firefighters get new four-legged companion

Louisville resident takes on cleanup of homeless camp

  Former St. Matthews chef starts over after fire

A devastating fire in 2016 took down two beloved St. Matthews restaurants. Three years later, Chef Maria is back in business and back home in Hardin County.

Louisville Metro EMTs celebrate graduation

The latest EMTs to join Louisville Metro Emergency Services walked across the stage for graduation on Friday.

David Padgett launches basketball camp, individual coaching for kids

Kids of a variety of different skill levels and ages can participate.

LouCity FC player raising money for fallen LMPD detective

Detective Deidre Mengedoht was killed in the line of duty on Christmas Eve.

Buechel Fire and EMS steps up to help Deputy VFD after firehouse, equipment destroyed

Buechel Fire and EMS checked their inventory and found some extra tools they could donate to Deputy.

Support pours in for IN fire department after fire destroys building, equipment

The department has received dozens of donations, both money and equipment. But they still need help.

  Pass the Cash: Single mom with cancer working through chemo gets support

It was a group of coworkers whose nomination called us to Scottsburg to help a single mom fight for her life and her family.

City releases plan on spending more than $500,000 for homeless relief

The money focuses on the most immediate needs of the city's homeless population.

Brownie’s owner and customers foot the bill for Det. Mengedoht’s division

When the second division detectives showed up, the place was packed with around 100 customers -- and every single one of them offered to contribute.

Charity raffle jackpot reaching $500,000 as new year arrives

Khalil’s Restaurant and non-profit Shirley’s Way teamed up to raise the money for families affected by cancer.

Louisville partygoers ringing in 2019 all over town

There was something for every partygoer in Louisville on New Year’s Eve.

Get home safely on New Year’s Eve

There are ways to get home safely after a night of New Year's Eve partying

Fairdale breaks ground on new park

It will be Louisville Metro’s 121st park, and is a huge sign of accomplishment in the area.

Friend of LMPD detective killed in line of duty says positivity, faith led her life

When Louisville Metro Police Detective Deidre Mengedoht was killed, she left behind family and friends who hope her legacy will live on.

Fellow officers remember LMPD detective killed on Christmas Eve

Dozens of service men and women gathered at LMPD’s second division headquarters to honor Detective Deidre Mengedoht.

Woman remembers fallen officer who came to her rescue in more ways than one

When LMPD officer Deidre Mengedoht ran to a woman's aid who was stuck in an Uber ride gone wrong, she left a lasting impact.

Community remembers fallen officer as one with ‘huge heart’

LMPD Detective Deidre “Dee Dee” Mengedoht was killed while conducting a traffic stop on I-64 on Christmas Eve.

Kentucky Secretary of State gives birth to son

Crawford Case Grimes, the couple's first child, was born just after 8 a.m. Wednesday.

Volunteers serve hot meal for homeless in southern Indiana

Volunteers served up dozens of hot meals for the homeless and others in need in southern Indiana on Christmas Day.

Wayside Christian Mission needs 2,000 desserts to feed homeless on Christmas

Wayside Christian Mission needs the public’s help to feed the hungry on Christmas Day.

Louisville church leader, organist leaves behind legacy of service

Bill Lincoln started working at St. Boniface as an organist when he was just a teenager. In the fifty years that followed, he got a lot of practice crafting the sounds of the Catholic church on E. Liberty Street.

Salvation Army hoping to reach goal by Christmas Eve

The Salvation Army Red Kettle campaign is a familiar sight and sound across the country during the holidays.

  Food Angels, other programs help hungry through holidays

Kroger and the Salvation Army are teaming up to make the holidays more fulfilling for some families.

Officials break ground on new Jeffersonville park

The park will be 115 acres off New Chapel Road, backing up to River Ridge.

Women’s shelter gets big boost from Give 502

The shelter is a safe space to keep warm, shower, do laundry, and connect to services and support groups.

Rooster eluding capture for months brought to NAFC animal shelter, adopted

You’ve heard the old joke, how did the chicken cross the road? But in New Albany it hasn’t been a joke.

Longhorn Steakhouse donates leftover food to Louisville organizations

Here in Louisville, LongHorn has donated more than 202,515 pounds to local food banks.

High school students pack food for fellow students, learn a lesson on giving

The students at Renaissance Academy put as much food together as they could to make sure southern Indiana kids don't go hungry.

HMH Foundation awarded $221,000 to expand sexual assault victim support

$221,000 in federal grant funding from Victims of Crime Act and Violence Against Women Act was awarded to Hardin Memorial Health Foundation.

Clark County family experiences the season of giving after illness and injury

In November, Chad Whobrey was stringing Christmas lights on his Charlestown house when his ladder collapsed, sending him crashing 15 feet onto concrete.

Community says painful, final goodbye to fallen Charlestown police officer

Charlestown Police Sgt. Ben Bertram was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash last week near Scottsburg.

K-9 units from all over IN attend Charlestown officer’s funeral

Fallen officer Ben Bertram was a part of the K-9 unit in Charlestown, handling two dogs in the span of his career.

Former classmates of fallen Charlestown officer line Market Street with flags

A group of Charlestown High School alumni noticed there was one street missing the touch of the American flag.

GE Appliances makes big donation to local food pantries, Dare to Care

GE Appliances announced Tuesday it is donating 73 refrigerators and freezers to 46 Louisville-area food pantries.

Louisville Red Kettle Campaign needs help in final days

With just five bell ringing days left before Christmas, the agency is $70,000 short of this year’s goal.

Community supporting KY family of four-year-old with terminal brain cancer

A WAVE Country family dealing with some serious heartbreak this season is trying to make the most of it.

Angel Tree program will help make Christmas bright for 2,700 families

More than 120 volunteers a day are helping to sort and hand out gifts to families this holiday season.

Southern Indiana fire house, equipment destroyed in fire

A volunteer fire department suffered extensive damage in a fire on Monday morning, despite a large effort by neighboring agencies to help put it out.

Dozens of children helped through Winter Wonderland Coat Giveaway

Coats went to kids who have the greatest need from six different Jefferson County Public Schools.

Former WWll Naval officer salutes fellow women vets

96-year-old Edith Pitzer could be easily spotted in the audience wearing a WWll uniform.

Five Questions on Holiday Makeup

The holiday season is a busy time. It’s also when, let’s face it, we want to look our best.

JCPS students deliver holiday greetings to seniors for Operation Holiday Card

Students from JPCS middle schools delivered hundreds of holiday cards to residents at Jefferson Manor Rehab and Wellness Center.

Col. Sanders impersonator rings Salvation Army bells

In his lifetime, the real Colonel Harland Sanders was a staunch advocate of The Salvation Army and gave generously to support its operations for many years.

NoCo arts district in downtown Jeff gains state accreditation as area grows

Jeffersonville’s new arts and cultural district, dubbed NoCo, is being accredited by the state as a cultural district.

Dog running down Broadway saved by stranger

In this "pawsitivily" WAVE story, WAVE 3 News reporter Natalia Martinez captures the moment a pit bull befriends a human, before being taken to LMAS.

WAVE Country raises record amount of money during Angel-A-Thon

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Red Cross party for fire victims delivers smiles and cheer

Families credited the Red Cross with helping them in their moments of shock and despair.

BAFOL’s ‘Give a Child a Smile’ Christmas party aims to help children in need this Christmas

The Chirstmas party takes place at the Chestnut Street YMCA Ballroom on Dec. 15 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Year-round market in Shelby Park back on track after delays

The founder says the community space is on the way to becoming an iconic attraction in Louisville.

Make another person’s day with an anonymous postcard from the Dear Friend Postcard initiative

The Dear Friend Postcard initiative, sponsored by Hwang's Martial Arts and Baptist Springhurst Primary Care, aims to promote small acts of kindness through inspirational handwritten messages from strangers to strangers.

Five Questions on Light Up Shawnee

Tony French and his wife are working to make people proud to call Shawnee home.

KY woman seeking organ donation for baby daughter in need of heart

A 16-month-old girl in Louisville needs a new heart.

First of its kind, Light Up Shawnee invites family out for Christmas fun

The family spearheading Light Up Shawnee has owned French Plaza for decades. They said their community has seen ups and downs and now they are happy to see tinsel and garland.

Community rallies to help teens in foster care displaced by fire

Young adults with the Boys and Girls Haven are sheltering in a gymnasium while they figure out what’s next.

Community rallying around woman who lost family to apparent carbon monoxide poisoning

The power of social media is being used to help a Valley Station mother who is dealing with an unthinkable tragedy.

Body of Korean War veteran killed in action returns home to Breckinridge County

Robert Sipes Jr., died Nov. 30, 1950, near the village of Unsan, North Korea.

Pillar celebrates grand opening of community engagement center

The Center will serve about 100 individuals with 22 staff.

New MyTARC fare cards available now

MyTARC electronic fareboxes will be on all TARC buses beginning January 7.