‘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.

UPS holding hiring blitz this weekend

YMCA announces $2 million gift at Thanksgiving breakfast

Businesses rally in memory of beloved LMPD officer Jon Lesher

Horses and Hope hosts race day at Churchill Downs

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

Snow Ball raffle winners announced

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MOD Squad hosts community Thanksgiving dinner

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

Salvation Army’s deadline is today for Thanksgiving turkey donations

Five Questions on Born4TheCity

Purrfect Day Cat Café exceeding adoption goals

Shop local this holiday season and win $1000

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

Life lessons among victories at Louisville chess tournament

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

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

Family Scholar House, Humana team up for HEROES Program

Wives of fallen officers highlight importance of foundation

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.

St. X student wins national student award for video production

Cooper Tyra was the only student from the Ohio Valley Regional Emmy chapter to be recognized on the national level.

Many neighborhoods changing trick-or-treating to Tuesday, but not all

Heavy rain and wind are in the forecast for Wednesday, which is Halloween.

Students clean-up crime by cleaning up park

Volunteers said though cleaning a park seems like a small thing, it’s important to do the small things in order to make a big impact in reducing crime. The project is based on the broken windows theory, a criminology theory grounded in the idea that crime is reduced through urban and environment

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

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

Pediatric heart transplant patient goes home

Clay Pendino, 12, who goes by the nickname Courageous Clay, is finally home after a heart transplant at Norton Children’s Hospital.

High school students watch movie about police shooting with LMPD

Police brutality and racial inequality were tough issues at the center of a conversation between teenagers at Seneca High School and local police officers.

Pass the Cash: Woman surprised with donation while getting car repaired

Jeff told us about a woman he works with, Ms. Joanie, who had to take five months off work for knee surgery and complications. And we all know, when it rains, it pours.

Big lottery jackpots bring riches and work

Kentucky Lottery officials offer free advice to big lottery winners -- saying they may need to make some big decisions very quickly to protect that jackpot.

  Topgolf: A birds eye view

From 30 feet above ground, on the roof of the old Sears building, the Oxmoor Center's GM explained what the new Topgolf location will look like.

OneWest moves forward with revitalization efforts in west Louisville

The nonprofit’s new and ongoing initiatives are part of a long-term strategic plan to increase opportunities for employment and business development throughout the nine neighborhoods of west Louisville and is in keeping with the feedback from residents regarding development needs and retail desires.

Brightside cleanup kicks off Phase IV of Waterfront Park

Waterfront Park got a cleanup on Saturday to prepare for Phase IV of the park’s expansion.

Five Questions on the Norton Children’s Hospital Home & BMW Raffle

The money raised from the raffle this year will benefit the Jennifer Lawrence Foundation Cardiac Intensive Care Unit. This will be a state-of-the-art unit slated for completion in 2019.

Lottery frenzy in overdrive at lucky Elizabethtown store

A Kentucky woman just became a new millionaire after buying a ticket at a store in Elizabethtown.

New office teaches local businesses how to help communities

Greater Louisville Inc. and Canopy cut the ribbon on a new office focused on teaching business owners how to make helping people part of their company’s DNA.

Salvation Army hiring bell ringers for Red Kettle Campaign

The paid seasonal employees will supplement the volunteer bell ringers.

Heart patient home after 230 days at Norton Children’s Hospital

It’s been quite a first year of life for Stella Paul.

Pass the Cash: Man with daughter born prematurely caught off guard with donation

TSA Officer Mewes stopped when she saw our Pass the Cash sign. She wanted to help her friend at work, Thomas.

Legendary Louisville chef Dean Corbett laid to rest

Dean Corbett, known around town as “Deano,” died of a sudden heart attack Saturday.

YMCA and Passport Health take shape in West Louisville

Thousands of visitors and hundreds of jobs are expected to come with the YMCA and Passport Health complex on West Broadway.

Fischer, Leet square off in final forum before Nov. 6 mayoral election

The candidates were asked about the local economy, homelessness, crime, eviction rates and racial profiling, among other topics, in the nearly hour-long forum.

Pond in Chickasaw Park to be restored thanks to grant

Sandwiched between Southwestern Parkway and the Ohio River, the scenic park has a pond that has served the community for decades.

White Cane Day observed Monday

October 15th has been set aside as a day of national observance in the United States and all over the world to celebrate the achievements of people who are blind or visually impaired.

PHOTOS: Check out this week’s adorable, adoptable cats and dogs at KHS

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

Local haunted house coalition promotes safe scares

A group of scream-makers in Kentucky wants to make sure everyone knows they're scaring you, safely.

LMPD officer helps rescue victim of head-on crash

An off-duty LMPD Officer sprang into action when he came across a serious crash on his way home from the lake.

Five Questions on the National Association of Women Business Owners

NAWBO not only helps women who own businesses, but also women who want to become leaders in the boardroom, c-suite and beyond.

Craft Beer Throwdown raises money to end youth homelessness

Six local breweries competed in the 2nd Annual Craft Beer Throwdown to help end youth homelessness.

Food, craft booths open as Harvest Homecoming gets into full swing

The booths are open and the food is hot over at Harvest Homecoming in New Albany. The riverfront town will transform this weekend as thousands of people fill the downtown for the annual event.

Pass the Cash: Woman fighting ovarian cancer gets $1,200 surprise

Lisa was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in June, but her medical leave at work ran out -- and her disability coverage doesn’t start until December.

Iroquois High students share difficult pasts in published book

A group of students from Iroquois High School can now add "author" to their list of accomplishments.

KY balloonist survives perilous trip across Europe, wins silver medal

From his balloon inspection shop at his Simpsonville home, Bill Smith recounted his race across Europe in a balloon filled by hydrogen.

Alley transformed into creative space for downtown workers, visitors

Once viewed as eyesores, a new downtown project is turning forgotten alleys into creative destinations.

KHS sets record for most adoptions in one day with ‘Empty the Shelters’ event

The Kentucky Humane Society held their annual “Empty the Shelters” event Saturday, breaking its record for most adoptions in one day.

Kentucky Humane Society hopes to ‘Empty the Shelter’

Adopters can take home a new fur-ever friend without paying adoption fees at the Kentucky Humane Society on Saturday. The shelter is participating in the national Empty the Shelters event.

Churchill Downs, vendors hosting job fair for upcoming Breeders’ Cup, fall meet

Saturday’s job fair will take place in Millionaires’ Row 4 at Churchill Downs.

Hope Scarves founder learns her cancer is progressing, but still pushes forward

Lara MacGregor, 41, was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2007 when she was pregnant with her second child.

Cups of Ambition raises money for Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

It’s called the Cups of Ambition Exhibit. Mugs with images of Dolly Parton from six artists are being sold online and the proceeds are going to Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library of Louisville.

Community gathers to heal after woman shot, killed outside church

The North Central Church of Christ normally meets on Wednesday nights for Bible Study, but this particular Wednesday was a little different.

Early registration starts for LIHEAP

Anyone who is 60 years or older or disabled and receiving a fixed income in Jefferson County can apply regardless of their utility bill status.

Cooking school, restaurant partner to design a better kids menu

Each week, groups of kids ages 5-to-10 years old and 10-to-15 years old meet at MESA Kids Cooking School, trading schoolbooks for chef’s aprons. Here, they learn how and what to cook.

Street closures for St. James Art Show announced

There are several areas that will be closed. Make sure to check the list before heading out.

Coffee with a cop: Reaching the community over a hot cup of joe

The event allows officers to spend time with citizens in a more relaxed environment.

New Albany students take part in friendly competition before Harvest Homecoming Festival

Students from 13 different schools painted store fronts in downtown.

Positively WAVE: Anonymous donation covers $10,000 loss 2 days after AMPED break-in

AMPED founder and Executive Director Dave Christopher accepted the anonymous $10,000 donation Tuesday the with tears and hugs.