Taking Back Your Streets

Multi-million dollar grant seeks to empower Russell residents as neighborhood undergoes renaissance

Money is pouring in to the Russell neighborhood of Louisville in an attempt to help residents and local businesses prosper without displacement. It's called Russell: A Place of Promise.

  Undercover block watch reveals why crime is so high

If there is a devil – the Park Hill Housing Project is hell when it comes to crime in Louisville.

WAVE 3 News Editorial - Taking Back Your Streets

We all want a safe place to live. Now it is time to do something about it.

When is living in a former meth lab only ‘sort of’ dangerous?

When is living in a former meth lab only sort of dangerous? That's the question facing hundreds of property owners across Kentucky as they grapple with the high cost of cleaning up toxic methamphetamine contamination.

Taking Back Your Streets picnic brings solidarity to community

From dancing to making new friends to just plain having fun, the inaugural WAVE 3 News Taking Back Your Streets Community Picnic proved that in a time of elevated violence, solidarity prevailed.

SLIDESHOW: The Inaugural Taking Back Your Streets Community Picnic

The event was fun for the entire family.

Taking Back Your Streets special report addresses violence in Louisville

WAVE 3 News is hosting a Taking Back Your Streets special report on Wednesday night at 7:30 p.m.

VIDEO: Mayor Fischer talks Taking Back Your Streets

Sunday morning, Mayor Greg Fischer stopped by WAVE 3 News to talk about the recent crime in Louisville, and why Louisville Taking Back Your Streets is so important.

UPDATED LIST: Kentucky’s 25 safest towns

The editors at SafeWise.com used FBI crime data, population stats and other information to determine which Kentucky cities are the safest. See if your town made the list.

Bashford Manor Residents Taking Back Their Neighborhood

It's a Louisville neighborhood known for it's Kentucky Derby Heritage. But, an increase in crime and a growing number of abandoned business in the last few years made it an area that people began to avoid. But as WAVE 3 Investigator Connie Leonard reports, things are changing at Bashford Manor, thanks to a group of people who decided to take back their neighborhood.