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 >>
Morgan County Coroner Jeff Chunn said the husband of an Alzheimer's sufferer had died approximately four weeks before Decatur police officers were called to make a welfare check on the couple.
Morgan County Coroner Jeff Chunn said the husband of an Alzheimer's sufferer had died approximately four weeks before Decatur police officers were called to make a welfare check on the couple.More >> LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Just days after the body of a man was found in Portland, an arrest has been made. According to police, Joseph Carter killed James Newton, 44. Newton's body was found in his homeMore >> According to police, Joseph Carter killed James Newton, 44.More >> FRANKFORT, KY (WAVE) – A proposed law in Frankfort would exempt Kentucky from changing its clocks forward from March through November. House Bill 431, filed by Kevin Sinnette of Ashland, is in frontMore >> House Bill 431, filed by Kevin Sinnette of Ashland, is in front of the state government committee.More >> LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A fire destroyed one building at a quarry in Oldham County Sunday morning. Crews were called to Liter's Quarry on Haunz Lane off Ballardsville Road on the Jefferson County/OldhamMore >> Fire crews said it took longer than usual to get the fire under control because there are no fire hydrants in the area and water had to be shuttled to the scene.More >> LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Big changes are coming to the Clark Memorial Bridge that will impact all drivers, pedestrians and cyclists. Starting March 10, as part of the Ohio River Bridges Project thereMore >> Big changes are coming to the Clark Memorial Bridge that will impact all drivers, pedestrians and cyclists. Starting March 10 there will be lane restrictions which would have meant no pedestrian traffic on the bridge. After some complaints from the community, the lane restrictions have been tweaked.More >>