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.

JCPS students deliver holiday greetings to seniors for Operation Holiday Card

Col. Sanders impersonator rings Salvation Army bells

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

Dog running down Broadway saved by stranger

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

Red Cross party for fire victims delivers smiles and cheer

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

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

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

Five Questions on Light Up Shawnee

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

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

  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

After her bike was stolen, co-workers surprise woman with new car

Two Kentucky horses find fame in new ‘Orphan Horse’ movie

Local McDonald’s employee celebrates 30th anniversary with fast-food giant

Five Questions on Bardstown Road Aglow

Metro Council overwhelmingly approves plans for Topgolf at Oxmoor Center; legal battle ahead

  Louisville mother aims to provide service dogs to children with epilepsy

A five-year-old Louisville girl suffering from seizures has found help in a new companion.

New Dress for Success location opens in NuLu

A program that works to help women succeed in professional settings has a new location in Louisville.

Late homeowner’s bequest of Cherokee Triangle gem is huge gift to charity

A gorgeous home for sale in the Highlands won’t only be a great place to live for its new owners; its sale means a major windfall for a beloved local organization.

SLIDESHOW: This week’s adorable, adoptable pets from KHS

Each week the Kentucky Humane Society is sharing photos of their adoptable pets.

Pass the Cash: Family with enormous medical bill learns the power of friendship

Kathy reached out to WAVE 3 News to Pass the Cash to her longtime friend, Valerie. The two have been friends for 55 years.

Family finds purpose from heartbreak

The Wethington’s basement used to be a “man cave.” Now, the pool table is covered with baby dolls and playhouses. Tricycles and toy trucks are stacked to the ceiling.

Celebration of Life announced for Louisville businesswoman Emily McCay, ‘The Diaper Fairy’

McCay died the day after Thanksgiving. She was 42-years-old.

Group seeks to turn retreat center into substance abuse treatment facility in Clark County

A proposal to transform Wooded Glen into an inpatient facility is working its way through Clark County.

Cox’s Hot Chicken is latest in economic boom for downtown New Albany

It’s the latest in a series of new shops and restaurants opening up downtown.

Bridge completed along Ohio River Greenway, connecting communities

The new bridge has been a collective partnership between Clarksville and New Albany.

West Louisville track and field development gets major financial boost

A gift from the James Graham Brown Foundation is making the dream of a state-of-the-art track facility in West Louisville a reality.

Etown barber shop, salon face off to collect donations for hungry

An Elizabethtown barber shop and salon are competing to raise money and non-perishable food for Feeding America.

Hundreds of loved ones reunite for Thanksgiving holiday

In the midst of the hustle and bustle of an airport, dozens of people waited outside the terminals, near baggage claim, to hug their loved ones again.

Pass the Cash: Single mother robbed at ATM surprised with holiday cheer

When a restaurant regular heard about one of the waitresses being robbed at an ATM, he wanted to help.

Juice Bowl 2018 expected to continue strong community support

Organizers predict a thousand people on Thanksgiving 2018, celebrating the good in their community.

Growler USA soon to open, first of many developments around 265 in Jeffersonville

Shoppers in southern Indiana will soon have far more options, as a variety of stores and entertainment venues go up in Jeffersonville.

Young heart recipient constructing new friendships

Thanks to a generous gift from one family, another family is headed home from the hospital for Thanksgiving.

Thanksgiving road closures announced for annual Turkey Trot

Roads around the Northeast YMCA will be temporarily closed Thanksgiving morning for the 48th annual Turkey Trot.

Women’s shelter receives backpacks, blankets from local Muslim group, doctors

A service project between two local groups is bringing much-needed supplies to Louisville’s first women’s-only day shelter.

‘Finish Strong’ seat belt challenge encourages football fans to save lives by buckling up

As of Nov. 19, 2018, there have been 632 total highway fatalities in Kentucky this year with 247 of those resulting from not wearing a seat belt.

Organizations across WAVE Country hand out free turkeys, hams & meals for Thanksgiving

Hundreds of turkeys, hams and meal fixings are handed out the week before Thanksgiving.

Brothers donate turkeys in mother’s memory

Alex and Tommy Gift donated over 125 turkeys to patients at the James Brown Cancer Center on Tuesday.

UPS holding hiring blitz this weekend

The hiring blitz will take place on Sunday, Nov. 25 between 9 AM and 4 PM at the UPS Center for Employment Opportunities.

YMCA announces $2 million gift at Thanksgiving breakfast

The $2 million gift will be applied multiple ways over the next five years.

Businesses rally in memory of beloved LMPD officer Jon Lesher

Local businesses are rallying around the family of a beloved LMPD homicide detective.

Horses and Hope hosts race day at Churchill Downs

Horses and Hope is part of a project to increase cancer awareness, while treating survivors and their loved ones to a day at the track.

Dare to Care, Interfaith Paths to Peace hold vigil, walk for Bobby Ellis

The Dare to Care Food Bank and Interfaith Paths to Peace held a vigil and walk on Sunday night, in honor of Bobby Ellis.

Snow Ball raffle winners announced

There was lots of excitement at Saturday’s Snow Ball, held at the Omni Hotel. Winners were announced for the home in Norton Commons and a new BMW.

MOD Squad hosts community Thanksgiving dinner

The MOD Squad is headed by two Central Hardin High seniors--Dewena Nance Pittman and Samara Downing.

Lights Under Louisville expecting another record season with more lights, more options

Lights Under Louisville enters its 10th season offering customers longer hours and new ways to view the lights.

Salvation Army’s deadline is today for Thanksgiving turkey donations

The Salvation Army is in need of 50, 20-pound turkeys to feed families in the Louisville community no later than Friday, Nov. 16 at 4 PM.

Five Questions on Born4TheCity

A big birthday party is being held this Friday, and the entire city is invited. It’s called Born4TheCity. It’s the idea of TheeMARiO, the current Pastor of Praise Nation Church, and he hopes it will help dozens of families this Thanksgiving Day.

Purrfect Day Cat Café exceeding adoption goals

Louisville’s Purrfect Day Cat Café is smashing adoption goals and attracting national attention.

Shop local this holiday season and win $1000

Shop local this holiday season and you just could win $1,000

Girl’s last chemo treatment to fall on 6th birthday

A 5-year-old battling brain cancer has a birthday coming up and her family is hoping to make her day extra special with help from the community.

Barbara Lee’s Kitchen demolished

The building that once housed a Clifton Heights late night favorite is no more.

The Healing Place implements new program for homeless veterans

Over the past five years, The Healing Place has provided services to several thousand veterans.

IN teen brings joy to thousands in her community, 1 pair of socks at a time

A young girl is making a positive change in her community--with socks.

Ed. Commissioner talks with Balling for a Cause, stresses good, smart decisions

Kentucky Department of Education Commissioner Dr. Wayne Lewis visited Balling for a Cause Saturday afternoon to talk about the importance of education. Lewis told the kids to think about the decisions they make in and out of school.

Life lessons among victories at Louisville chess tournament

Organizers of the 2nd annual Alpha Phi Alpha chess open tournament in Louisville said they want to offer kindergartners to college students prizes—but also opportunities.

PHOTOS: This week’s adorable, adoptable pets from KHS

Each week the Kentucky Humane Society is sharing photos of their adoptable pets. Take a look at these adorable cats and dogs in this slideshow.

Humana Foundation’s grant to Metro United Way aimed at promoting financial literacy

The Humana Foundation on Friday announced a $750,000 grant to Metro United Way.

Family Scholar House, Humana team up for HEROES Program

The Family Scholar House reaches a variety of people in WAVE Country by working to end the cycle of poverty and empower families. And Friday, with help from the Humana Foundation, the organization announced the HEROES Program.

Wives of fallen officers highlight importance of foundation

A blue light breakfast was held Thursday to inform community leaders about the hardships officers face every day and the sacrifices made by their families.

Renovated part of Cherokee Park unveiled

The $1 million Bonnycastle Hill restoration project started in the spring in the area near Hogan’s Fountain.

Pass the Cash: Family experiencing loss of 18-year-old gets help

SaeVon, 18, was hit and killed while riding a bicycle home from work just one week ago. His family is struggling to pay to bury him.

Fisherville organization partners with Home Depot Foundation to help veterans with PTSD

The project renovated the interior of the service barn into therapy space, installed a washer and dryer and added general landscaping,

YMCA of Greater Louisville offers deal to veterans this weekend

Service members and veterans can visit any area location and show photo ID at the front desk.

All-inclusive playground debuts in Jeffersontown’s Veterans Memorial Park

The Jeffersontown City Council and Mayor Dieruf chose to invest in the all-inclusive playground because it is important that all children be able to play together.

Mental health care made available to kids through pediatricians’ offices

Studies show many children’s behavioral health issues go untreated and lead to deeper issues in adulthood.

Developers promise to draw people to south Louisville with new Colonial Gardens

A historic property in south Louisville is in the middle of a transformation to becoming a year-round attraction.

Dee Asher on late husband: ‘You really miss him this week’

The sights and sounds of a big event at Churchill Downs are certainly back this week, still backside to frontside, it all feels a little quiet, a little empty realizing the historic track’s one-man welcome party John Asher, won’t be coming around the corner during the Breeders' Cup.

Pass the Cash: Best friends think of each other for Pass the Cash

Joel and Dennis have known each other since they were 12.They now work together in construction, but work has been sparse lately.

LMPD introduces 3 new horses

Louisville Metro Police Department (LMPD) and the Louisville Metro Police Foundation announced the addition of three new police horses to its force.

IMAGES: Trick-or-Treaters hit the streets in WAVE Country

Trick-or-Treaters were out and about Tuesday night!

Twisted Pink invites community to fund breast cancer research by painting mural

Twisted Pink hopes the mural raises more awareness about metastatic breast cancer, which 113 people die from every day.

Cities move Trick-or-Treating times due to rain in the forecast

Rain in the forecast has prompted cities to change Trick-or-Treat times.

Louisville Slugger Factory producing collectible bats for Boston Red Sox fans

Louisville Slugger is helping Boston fans commemorate the team’s 2018 World Series win.