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New tool can help local veterans get medical care

A new service is helping veterans navigate options for health care. On Monday, Norton Healthcare launched a patient navigator dedicated to serving veterans.

Feds ask for Kenneth Betts to remain in jail

Deputy who died after being found down in his school office identified

Volunteers build house for local homeless veteran

Will Petrino buyout cause money issues for ULAA?

Businesses rally in memory of beloved officer

Jeffersontown unveils Freedom Wall

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  UofL fans react to Petrino firing, Tyra calls for support

Family, friends say Louisville veteran deserves Purple Heart

Crews fight house fire in Buechel

Volunteers honor vets at Cave Hill Cemetery

‘What Were You Wearing?’ showcases clothing of sexual assault victims

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

  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.

Exercise rider dies in Saturday morning training accident at Churchill Downs

An exercise rider is dead after an accident during early morning training at Churchill Downs on Saturday.

LMPD conducting homicide investigation in Russell neighborhood

There are no suspects. Anyone with information should call 574-LMPD.

Fleet of green scooters hit streets of Louisville

The latest round of electric rides comes courtesy of Lime Scooters.

Family Scholar House, Humana team up for HEROES Program

Damage, hungry customers left behind following Fish House fire

ESL students create websites to showcase Hispanic heritage in Louisville

MakerSpace encourages kids to get creative at Kentucky Science Center

Talented and fortunate Lou City FC looks toward future

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.

LouCity wins back-to-back USL Championships

Fans bundled up, still sporting their purple and gold in support of the team. LouCity fans from the metro and beyond were there.

Over 160 congregation leaders show up for active shooter training

LMPD Chief Steve Conrad said the sad truth is that no community is safe, but that’s why the room was full.

Crews battle fire at popular Highlands restaurant

The fire happened at The Fish House on Winter Avenue near Barret Avenue.

JCPS seeks input for changing student assignment

There was a surprisingly small turnout for the first listening session regarding the JCPS student assignment plan.

California detectives in Louisville receive calls of a down officer in mass shooting

Sergeant Ron Helus, a member of the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office, was one of the 12 victims in Wednesday's mass shooting in California. Two detectives in Louisville for a conference said Helus had been a friend for decades.

Person shot near LMPD impound lot on Frankfort Avenue

MetroSafe said one person was found with a gunshot wound.

Business owners, teachers, parents among over a thousand supporters of suspended Louisville Male High student

Over one thousand people have signed a petition in support of a Louisville Male High School sophomore who was suspended last week. In addition, nearly two dozen people have written letters to the school.

Mayor Fischer says city is prepared for winter weather

It’s beginning to feel like winter outside, as chilly temperatures have been hanging around WAVE Country this week.

Broadleaf Drive shooting victim identified

The shooting happened shortly before midnight in the 4500 block of Broadleaf Drive, off Cane Run Road near Crums Lane.

Man shot, killed in southwest Louisville

It happened just before midnight in the 4500 block of Broadleaf Drive, off Cane Run Road near Crums Lane.

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.

Kenneth Betts: 7-count federal indictment returned against former LMPD officer

A federal grand jury has returned a seven count federal indictment against a former Louisville Metro Police Department officer.

ShotSpotter leads police to shooting in Shawnee neighborhood

Officers were alerted to the shooting by ShotSpotter technology, MetroSafe said.

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,

Louisville man accused of setting garage, shed on fire

David Adams is being held on a $5,000 full cash bond.

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.

Drug bust in PRP nets 25 pounds of meth, 3 kilos of heroin

The drugs have a street value of $400,000.

Katina Powell sues Shively motel

Powell claims the staff took a photo of her driver's license, sent it to her husband, and then posted it on social media out of malicious intent.

Will Highlands property owners tax themselves to keep streets clean?

A proposed task force of employees working to keep the Baxter-Bardstown business corridor clean and patrolled would cost about $364,000 dollars a year.

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.

JCPS student suspended for possessing gun says she was trying to prevent danger

The sophomore at Male said the gun was never pointed at any students on the bus and claims she picked it up out of concern for her safety.

  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.

Suspect in death of tow truck driver arrested

A bench warrant had been issued for William S. Hillard, 36, after he failed to show up in court Monday after being indicted by a grand jury.

Archdiocese of Louisville honors 202 school teachers

All together, the teachers have achieved a total of 3,635 years of teaching experience.

JCPS Board of Education Election results: James Craig wins District 3, Corrie Shull wins District 6

With 100% of precincts reporting, two JCPS board of education candidates are claiming victory.

Fischer clinches 3rd term as Louisville’s mayor

Incumbent Greg Fischer has won his third term as Louisville’s mayor.

LMAS encouraging pet owners to take advantage of low-cost rabies vaccination clinic

The Low-Cost Rabies Clinic is open to all pet owners. Dog must be on-leash and cats must be in carriers during the clinic.

Young voters turn out for midterm elections

Young voters typically sit out the midterm elections, but it looks like this could be the year that they make their voices heard.

Car hits building in Clifton area

A car hit a building in the Clifton area of Louisville on Tuesday.

St. Matthews luxury car thief behind bars

St. Matthews police said they noticed a trend of luxury car thefts from dealerships in the area. The man they believe was stealing them is now behind bars.

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.

KY man convicted of killing girlfriend, living with body sentenced to prison

By the time police found the victim she had been dead for several days.

Murder indictment surprise, relief to tow truck driver’s family

A bench warrant is issued for the man prosecutors say is responsible.

Group marks graves of local suffragists to honor right to vote ahead of election

The Women’s Suffrage Movement secured the right to vote for women in 1920 with the 19th amendment to the constitution.

Man arrested outside of Louisville bar claiming police brutality

The man's family claims one of the LMPD officers stepped out of line during the arrest. The officer's description of what happened tells a different story.

Shooting at Crums Lane Elementary leaves 1 dead, 1 injured

One person is dead and another injured after a shooting at Crums Lane Elementary School on Sunday night.

Jefferson Co. GOP: Fischer used alleged drug dealer in campaign ads

Just days before the Mayoral election, there is new criticism of current Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer for including a convicted felon and alleged drug dealer in his campaign ad in which he touts crime is down.

Splat Out Cancer takes colorful approach to helping others

The impact of cancer can be devastating.Sunday, though, anyone whose felt the pain associated with it got a chance to strike back in a colorful way.

Smashing pumpkins at the Louisville Zoo

Gorillas, elephants, tigers, meerkats and more smashed some pumpkins at the Louisville Zoo this weekend--then ate them.

Police: Drunk man mounts horse at Churchill Downs, rides to track entrance

Police say an intoxicated man snuck into a restricted area of Churchill Downs, mounted a horse and rode it to the track entrance during the Breeders' Cup event Saturday.

1 child hit by car on Broadway released from hospital; brother remains in intensive care

The brothers were injured in a hit-and-run while crossing Broadway to board a TARC bus to get to school.

Kentucky Derby Festival announces 2019 Pegasus Parade theme

The parade will be Thursday, May 2, 2019.

Five questions with horse trainer Bob Baffert on the Breeders' Cup

Two-time Triple Crown Winning Trainer Bob Baffert is back in Louisville for the Breeder’s Cup, to be held this Friday and Saturday at historic Churchill Downs.

Police: Juvenile shot on way to JCPS bus stop

The boy was found with a gunshot wound around 6:30 a.m. Friday.

Crews battle apartment fire in Beechmont

Fire crews were called to the scene of an apartment fire in Beechmont on Friday.

Name of bicyclist killed on Fern Valley Road released

Louisville Metro police say the victim was hit by a car from behind and that neither he or his bicycle had lights or

Get to know JCPS Board of Education District 3 candidates

There are three candidates running to represent District 3. Find out where they stand on the achievement gap, student assignment plan and charter schools.

Get to know JCPS Board of Education District 6 candidates

Ahead of Tuesday’s election, we are learning more about the people who are running to represent you on the school board for Jefferson County Public Schools.

Coroner looking for relatives of state inmate who died

Raymond C. Lewis, 69, was serving a sentence at the Kentucky State Reformatory.

Thousands gear up for Breeders’ Cup

On the eve of the big weekend, people all over Louisville were getting ready for two days of the Breeders’ Cup at Churchill Downs.

Broadway to become more bike, pedestrian friendly

Changes will aim to improve safety and traffic flow along Broadway in Louisville.

Just like Derby, Churchill Downs neighbors ready to cash in with Breeders’ Cup parking

The last Breeders’ Cup held at Churchill Downs was seven years ago and some residents said they were not sure what kind of crowd to expect.

Woman arrested after allegedly stealing ambulance from downtown hospital

Police said Stacey Tomes, 41, stole the ambulance at about 3:15 a.m. from Norton Hospital, then led police on a chase to her house.

Kentucky Derby Museum debuts $6.5 million expansion

The last Breeders' Cup at Churchill Downs was in 2011. That year, the Kentucky Derby Museum was closed.This time around, the museum opened their largest expansion yet.

PVA race gets ‘nasty’

It's a political race that's not normally the source of controversy--until recent months. The Jefferson County Property Valuation Administrator--or PVA--Office has been surrounded by a state investigation, accusations and a fight with Governor Matt Bevin.

CirqueLouis preps for 2 shows at Kentucky Center this weekend

CirqueLouis has a new show that is bound to thrill audiences, and it’s all about gravity.

Man who fired at Kroger shooter: ‘I was doing it to protect me and my wife’

Dominiic and Kiera Rozier were heading into Kroger last Wednesday to pick up cupcakes for their son’s birthday. As they were walking inside, people were trying to get out.