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New hotel opens in Bullitt County
A new hotel is now open in northern Bullitt County.
John P. Wise
New Bullitt Co. ambulance honors local veterans
Bullitt County residents upset by sludge dumped in creek
More school districts receive subpoenas from Kentucky Labor Cabinet
Five Kentucky school districts have received subpoenas from the state Labor Cabinet this week regarding teacher sickouts during the legislative session.
Published April 11, 2019 at 11:34 PM
2 juveniles accused in plot to kill Bullitt Central High School teacher
A parent contacted police Wednesday after discovering text messages on his or her child’s phone about someone trying to get their hands on a gun.
Published April 11, 2019 at 5:11 PM
Pass the Cash: WAVE Country woman receives double lung transplant, needs new vehicle
Each week on WAVE 3 News, we help someone in the community who's in need. This week, it was Tracy, who just underwent a double lung transplant.
Published April 3, 2019 at 9:02 PM
Group in Bullitt County manages to help homeless on small budget
Room in the Inn spends about $40,000 a year to help around 20 people a night.
Published April 3, 2019 at 6:36 PM
Louisville man killed in Bullitt County crash
It happened around noon on KY 61 in Shepherdsville, Kentucky State Police confirmed.
Published April 1, 2019 at 5:59 PM
Bullitt County man arrested for shooting former girlfriend
A Shepherdsville man has been arrested for shooting his former girlfriend.
Published March 31, 2019 at 10:07 PM
'Adulting Day' teaches Bullitt Central seniors lessons for grown-ups
New VA clinic to open in Fort Knox in 2020
New interchange planned for I-65 in Shepherdsville
Oldham Co., Bullitt Co. schools set graduation dates
Ceremonies for both school districts will be held at the Kentucky Exposition Center.
Published March 26, 2019 at 5:00 PM
Charges dismissed against former Bullitt County chief deputy
John Cottrell had been indicted by a grand jury on two counts of criminal possession of a forged instrument.
Published March 22, 2019 at 1:10 PM
Bullitt County school board joins JCPS in asking state to drop request for teachers’ names
The two districts have aligned themselves against the state, standing with teachers.
Published March 21, 2019 at 8:51 PM
Bullitt County students building catapults for competition
Before they begin building their full-scale catapults, they took their prototypes to First Build for feedback.
Published March 20, 2019 at 6:45 PM
Thousands remain without power in Louisville, outages reported all over WAVE Country
As of 6 p.m., more than 22,000 LG&E customers are without power in Louisville.
Published March 15, 2019 at 8:40 AM
KY education commissioner demands teacher attendance records in wake of sickouts
Education commissioner Wayne Lewis said he wants to ensure state law is upheld.
Published March 14, 2019 at 10:17 PM
JCPS, Bullitt County Public Schools out Thursday, March 14
This comes amid weeks of sickouts organized by public school teachers who want to protest bills in Frankfort.
Deadly crash investigation ongoing in Bullitt County
It's unclear what caused the crash.
I-65 interchange project moves forward in Bullitt County
It’s being built near mile marker 114 just south of Shepherdsville.
Bullitt County deputy jailer arrested on drug charges
Wesley Burris was arrested after admitting to carrying drug paraphernalia inside his boot when he was working.
I-65 traffic stop leads to drug arrest in Bullitt County
A traffic stop in Shepherdsville leads to the arrest of a Kentucky man on several drug charges.
Published March 3, 2019 at 10:08 PM
Two arrested following accidental shooting in Hillview
Police said a woman accidentally discharged the gun and called 911.
Published February 22, 2019 at 5:25 PM
Classmates of Bullitt Co. child battling bone cancer show support during visit
Derrick Schott, 5, broke his arm last year. A trip to the Emergency Room revealed he had bone cancer.
Published February 20, 2019 at 9:48 PM
Man found shot at Hillview home
The victim was taken to University of Louisville Hospital. His condition has not been released.
Published February 20, 2019 at 4:25 PM
Mount Washington police officer involved in Tuesday afternoon crash
None of the injuries are considered life threatening.
Published February 19, 2019 at 3:57 PM
I-65 N reopens in Bullitt County after injury crash involving police officer
The crash was reported near mile marker 117 around 11:15 a.m. Saturday.
Published February 16, 2019 at 11:39 AM
Police searching for woman connected to murder after 3 arrested in Louisville
Multiple roads closed in Scottsburg area due to flooding
FORECAST: Chilly and wet Saturday, much nicer Easter Sunday
POSITIVELY WAVE: LMPD enlists volunteers to build beds for kids in need
Indiana man killed in head-on crash
McDonald’s robbery leads to shooting by teenage suspect
KY father who lost daughter to overdose helps set up sting to catch men accused of selling her drugs
A man who lost his daughter to a drug overdose set up a sting to catch the men who sold her that deadly dose.
Erin O'Neil and
Published February 15, 2019 at 7:09 PM
Feds indict 2 in Bullitt County overdose death
The victim was found dead on Feb. 2 in Shepherdsville.
Published February 12, 2019 at 4:45 PM
Kentucky’s Real ID changes could cut organ donor registrations in half
Officials with the Kentucky Organ Donor Affiliates are concerned that a longer period between renewing a driver’s license could cut the number of organ donor registrations in half.
Published February 11, 2019 at 1:05 PM
Bullitt County fire engulfs home
The Zoneton Fire Protection District responded to over a dozen calls Friday and Saturday. One call led to a home engulfed by flames with no hope of saving anything.
Published February 9, 2019 at 10:24 PM
Contractor pleads guilty to taking over $268K from customers without doing work
Scott Adam Cooper pleaded guilty to theft charges involving 36 customers.
Published February 8, 2019 at 12:08 PM
400 acres annexed by Shepherdsville, neighbors concerned about more commercial development
The annexed land, which is in the Chapeze Lane (KY 245) area of southeastern Bullitt County, is still zoned agricultural.
Published January 30, 2019 at 4:58 PM
Dozens of WAVE Country schools closed due to frigid temperatures
Closing or delaying school due to weather conditions is not something school systems take lightly.
Published January 29, 2019 at 6:41 PM
More crews called to fight fire in Hillview
The fire started around 5:15 p.m. Tuesday in the 3900 block of East Blue Lick Road.
Published January 29, 2019 at 5:55 PM
Hearing held for Shepherdsville man charged with child sexual abuse
Jessie Bray, 51, is a custodian for the Bullitt County Public Schools.
Published January 29, 2019 at 3:50 PM
Cities, organizations open emergency shelters amid extreme cold
The Hillview Government Center will be open from 58:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Published January 29, 2019 at 3:49 PM
KY offering student loan forgiveness to teachers
The goal is to attract top talent, a diverse workforce and teachers with experience.
Published January 24, 2019 at 10:38 PM
Shepherdsville man arrested on child porn charges
Jonathan Daniel Cole of Shepherdsville is facing 40 charges. Kentucky State Police say additional charges are expected.
Published January 24, 2019 at 11:21 AM
Bullitt County Schools employee accused of child sex abuse
The exact allegations haven’t been made public, but the district said everything happened off school property.
Published January 21, 2019 at 10:24 PM
WAVE Country trees, cars, houses could be impacted by flash freeze
The flash freeze is expected to happen Saturday night intro Sunday morning, with lows in the single digits on Monday.
Published January 18, 2019 at 5:38 PM
KY police officers awarded for helping save 6-week-old baby’s life
Three Mt. Washington police officers are being awarded for their actions to help save a baby in cardiac arrest.
Published January 15, 2019 at 11:15 PM
Part of Interstate 65 closed following deadly accident
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet confirms part of Interstate 65 is closed in Bullitt County, due to a deadly accident.
Published January 13, 2019 at 3:53 PM
Person dies on I-65 South after 2 separate crashes in Bullitt County
It happened near the exit for Clermont and Bardstown, between Shepherdsville and Lebanon Junction.
Published January 11, 2019 at 9:58 PM
3 from WAVE Country nabbed in Laurel Co. drug bust
Laurel County authorities say they were bringing a large amount of crystal meth into the area.
Published January 11, 2019 at 1:45 PM
KY step-brothers arrested following wild police chase
During the chase, police said the men ran a school bus off the road and tried to ram an officer’s cruiser.
Becca Gibson and
Published January 10, 2019 at 10:20 PM
Teacher pleads not guilty after juveniles found with alcohol, marijuana at New Year’s Eve party
A Jefferson County Public Schools teacher has been charged with multiple counts of unlawful transaction with a minor appeared in a Bullitt County courtroom Thursday.
Published January 10, 2019 at 1:18 PM
Courts employee charged with drug possession after shoplifting arrest
Louisville Metro police found the drugs after placing her under arrested for shoplifting
Published January 7, 2019 at 12:56 PM
Dogs and pig save sleeping woman from Bullitt Co. house fire
“She had three dogs and a pig,” said Zoneton Fire Marshal Kevin Mouton. “They were all in a kennel while she was asleep in bed during the fire. What woke her was the animals.”
Published January 6, 2019 at 12:21 AM
Louisville woman sentenced for killing man in hit and run crash
Emily Hickey pleaded guilty to reckless homicide in the death of 29-year-old Berry Bergin.
Published January 4, 2019 at 10:38 PM
All I-65 lanes reopened in Bullitt County following crash, FedEx truck leaking acid
The wreck happened around 6 p.m. at the 111 mile marker in the northbound lanes.
Published January 4, 2019 at 12:39 AM
Minors with alcohol, pot found at party hosted by JCPS teacher
According to police, 14 juveniles were among the more than three dozen people found inside the Bullitt County home.
Charles Gazaway and
Published January 2, 2019 at 3:18 PM
Funeral arrangements announced for LMPD detective killed in line of duty
Louisville Metro Police released the funeral arrangements and visitation for Detective Deidre Mengedoht, who was killed in a crash on Christmas Eve.
Published December 27, 2018 at 5:05 PM
Corrections officer suspended for punching Bullitt County Jail inmate; investigation closed
The inmate's attorney said criminal charges should be filed because his client was knocked unconscious and suffered a brain injury.
Published December 19, 2018 at 5:20 PM
Untied shoelace, a fall, and broken arm leads to something more serious
They found out DJ broke his humerus bone -- but the doctors noticed something else.
Published December 18, 2018 at 6:12 PM
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.
Published December 17, 2018 at 10:11 PM
Bullitt Co. men live like homeless to raise awareness
Joe Bohannon and his friend Tom are spending 12 nights out in the cold to raise awareness for those without a home.
Published December 15, 2018 at 7:09 PM
‘Adulting Day’ teaches local high school seniors how to cook, change a tire, pay bills
Bullitt Central High School seniors had time to spend on topics other than math and English during an Adulting Day event Wednesday.
Published December 13, 2018 at 2:42 PM
Portions of Shepherdsville under boil water advisory
It's unclear when the boil water advisory will be lifted.
Published December 12, 2018 at 6:41 PM
Bullitt County daycare under investigation for alleged child abuse
The daycare under investigation is the Notebook Learning Center off of Burkland Blvd. in Shepherdsville.
Published December 11, 2018 at 7:11 PM
Shepherdsville men spend 12 nights outside to raise funds, awareness about homelessness
During the 12 days the men are sleeping outside, they’ll also be taking donations at several area businesses.
Published December 10, 2018 at 4:50 PM
Santa Claus kicks off tour of Zoneton
Thursday night, he will join the Zoneton Fire Department and ride on an engine with thousands of holiday lights.
Published December 6, 2018 at 6:07 PM
Construction starts on I-65 interchange in Bullitt County
For years people in Bullitt County have complained about the traffic on Interstate 65. That will all change because construction on a new interchange has started.
Published December 6, 2018 at 1:42 PM
Bullitt Central High School principal suspended
This is Huber’s second year as principal of Bullitt Central.
Published November 27, 2018 at 11:20 PM
Ex-UofL coach, State Farm agent heard using racial slur on phone call about lawsuit
Imagine you get in a car crash, and find out you don’t have the kind of insurance you need. What’s more, the company claims you knew that all along.
Published November 20, 2018 at 5:30 PM
Name of man killed on I-65 crash in Bullitt County released
All lanes of Interstate 65 northbound are shut down in Bullitt County due to a deadly wreck.
Published November 19, 2018 at 9:31 PM
Dusty Witherspoon: Bullitt County teacher fired after allegedly threatening school
A Bullitt County teacher was fired Friday, about two weeks after she allegedly made a threat toward Bullitt Central High School.
John P. Wise
Published November 16, 2018 at 9:26 AM
KSP investigating missing funds at Bullitt Central High School athletic boosters
At least one of the school teams noticed checks not clearing in August.
Published November 14, 2018 at 1:40 PM
BCPS honored for progress towards energy saving goals
BCPS superintendent Jesse Bacon says the money saved ensures more funds for classrooms, students and teachers.
Published November 13, 2018 at 7:02 PM
Man charged with murder in Bullitt County shooting
A man is charged with murder after a shooting in Bullitt County on Saturday morning.
Published November 10, 2018 at 2:16 PM
Former Bullitt County sheriff found not guilty
A former Bullitt County sheriff has been found not guilty on federal charges in connection to a pot ring.
Published November 8, 2018 at 9:52 PM
Bullitt County court order changes polling place for 76 voters in Pleasant Grove
Voters who live in the Pleasant Grove community on the following four roads were “improperly coded” into Mt. Washington.
Published November 6, 2018 at 6:42 PM
Wreck leads Shepherdsville Police to drug arrests
In the process of investigating a wreck early Saturday morning, police say they found nearly one pound of meth, which led to two arrests.
Published November 3, 2018 at 12:20 PM
Suspended employee arrested for making threat that caused school lockdown
Shepherdsville police say the threat was made in a text message.
Published October 31, 2018 at 3:16 PM
Now Hiring: Amazon looking to fill jobs at all 3 area locations
The online commerce giant’s fulfillment centers in Jeffersonville and Shepherdsville have openings for warehouse team members, as does Amazon’s Louisville location.
John P. Wise
Published October 23, 2018 at 5:28 PM
WAVE Country volunteers headed to help Hurricane Michael victims
One day after President Trump surveyed the catastrophic damage in Florida and Georgia from Hurricane Michael, people around WAVE Country are also headed to the area to help.
Published October 16, 2018 at 4:41 PM
Charlee Campbell: Grandmother of 2-year-old lost in KY woods for 30+ hours charged again
Police said Beth Campbell admitted to doing meth in the hours before Charlee disappeared, while she was supposed to be watching the child.
Published August 16, 2018 at 6:24 PM
Woman says man tried to steal her car after she stopped for roadway obstruction
The incident happened on Zoneton Road near Stave Mill Road around 1 a.m. Aug. 12.
Published August 14, 2018 at 9:03 PM
Shepherdsville PD receives K-9 resuscitation kit donation
K-9 officers in the Shepherdsville Police Department received a donation of life-saving equipment recently.
Published August 13, 2018 at 6:57 PM
New Bullitt County superintendent ready for new school year
Bullitt County Schools new superintendent, Jesse Bacon is ready to tackle the school year.
Published August 7, 2018 at 4:54 PM
New law brings changes for child marriage in Kentucky
Recent reports show Kentucky has one of the highest rates of child marriages in the United States, but that's about to change.
Published July 19, 2018 at 6:04 AM
Charlee Campbell: Family says negligence did not lead to toddler's disappearance
Police doubt she was in the woods the whole time, but the family said there's nothing more to the story.
Published June 12, 2018 at 12:22 AM
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