TARC honors longtime executive director Barry Barker

The city threw a party to celebrate a man who helped shape public transportation in Louisville.

PHOTOS: This week’s adorable, adoptable cats & dogs

Elizabethtown Army vet earns title of Titan on NBC’s Titan Games

After county approval, plans to convert retreat into substance abuse treatment center a go

Pass the Cash: Friend helps single mother with cancer who lost husband to heart attack

Louisville International Airport gets new name

Plans for a new Prospect subdivision drum up traffic, nature concerns

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  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

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

Houdini was set free in his new home at Broadbent Wildlife Sanctuary.

New SmART TARC stop unveiled in Russell Neighborhood

A beautiful new red SmART stop sits in front of St. Peter's United Church of Christ

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

It’s been quite a ride for the group that began in the 1990s after some friends got together to perform upbeat lounge music.

Five Questions with founder of BrickUniverse

LEGOs have been around for a long time, and thanks to a fan with an entrepreneurial spirit, we can all celebrate them at the Kentucky International Convention Center.

  Kristy Love Foundation hoping to expand

Credit union donations to Kentucky Humane Society top $100K

PHOTOS: This week’s adorable, adoptable KHS pets

LMPD Officers eat Carolina Reaper peppers

New weekly talk show coming to WFPL

Oldham County teen injured in accident gets NBA surprise during treatment

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

Globetrotter and Kentucky native Hoops Green on Monday took on some Lou City FC players in some friendly shooting games.

LIHEAP begins crisis phase of utility assistance

To apply for assistance from the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program you must be a Jefferson County resident and make an appointment by calling the LIHEAP automated appointment system.

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

The Louisville Musicians Service Coalition held their fifth annual Warm Up Louisville benefit at Zanzabar Sunday.

Jeep enthusiasts ride in honor of fallen LMPD officer

The heartbreak following the death of LMPD detective Deidre Mengedoht has yet to fade for many across Louisville. A group of jeep enthusiasts paid tribute to her by shifting into gear and showing her family some love Saturday.

Shelby County firefighters get new four-legged companion

Posts on Facebook show the puppy’s first day exploring the firehouse and getting to know everyone.

Louisville resident takes on cleanup of homeless camp

Driving on Jefferson Street into downtown Louisville, the sight of the homeless camp can be overwhelming. Piles of old blankets, clothing and garbage line the sidewalks. One man dedicated his day off to help clean up the mess.

  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.