UK vs. KU, school shooting, and autism study

Janelle MacDonald
Janelle MacDonald

Good Afternoon!

I hope you'll join Dawne Gee and me for WAVE 3 News at 5!

Tonight's the night!  The University of Kentucky men's basketball team battles the University of Kansas for the NCAA national championship. Can UK pull off its eighth title?  WAVE 3 will bring you live team coverage from the Superdome in New Orleans, the site of tonight's showdown, and from Lexington to find out how police are preparing for the party there. In the meantime, check out our Bluegrass in the Big Easy web page for complete coverage from the WAVE 3 news and sports teams.

We're following a developing story at a religious college in Oakland, CA where a gunman opened fire today, killing two people. We'll bring you the latest on the situation, including the status of the suspected gunman.

Students at Henryville Junior-Senior High School were back in class today, exactly one month after a monster tornado destroyed their building.  Today at 5, WAVE 3's Jaimie Weiss takes you inside their temporary classrooms, and find out how the first day went.

A school that many parents consider to be the best in Bullitt County is closing its doors. Hear why school leaders felt they had no choice.

A Cincinnati Bengals cheerleader was in court today, accused of having sex with one of her students. That's right! The cheerleader is also a teacher. We'll tell you why her mother is also in trouble with the law.

And pills or parenting? Which is better for children with autism, or is a combination of both the best approach? WAVE 3's Lori Lyle looks at a new study and a new medication to show you what scientists are finding.

Join us today for WAVE 3 News at 5.

Janelle MacDonald
Anchor, WAVE 3 News at 5, 6 and 11 p.m.
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