LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE)
- Renovations and improvements continue in what used to be a vacant
building in the Shawnee neighborhood at 41st and Market.
wrapped up another day prepping a new youth center for area teens
Wednesday. It's not a city-funded project and it isn't affiliated with
the Boys and Girls Club.
City Life Shawnee is a non-profit, faith-based organization aiming to
provide mentoring, counseling and leadership opportunities for at-risk
Shawnee is an affiliate of Youth for Christ, a national organization with a
chapter in the Louisville-Southern Indiana area.
are preparing for a grand opening October 11. "There are more than
1,800 teens and children that need a leader and a mentor right now. That's why we're here and proud to be part of the fabric in this
neighborhood," Director Chad Rehnberg said.
leaders are optimistic about the new group, too. "This is about
rejuvenation. It's about bringing this neighborhood back," District 5
Metro Council Member Cheri Bryant Hamilton said.
ministry location will also provide support for teen parents and job training.
Sunday, March 9 2014 2:40 PM EDT2014-03-09 18:40:44 GMT
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The coroner released the identity of a woman who was hit and killed by someone driving a van. The accident occurred Sunday around 4:36 a.m. on Preston Highway at Pinecroft DriveMore >>
The accident occurred Sunday around 4:36 a.m. on Preston Highway at Pinecroft Drive near Blue Lick Road in the Okolona neighborhood of Louisville.More >>
Sunday, March 9 2014 5:50 PM EDT2014-03-09 21:50:21 GMT
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A business was evacuated due to a gas leak as hazmat crews continue to work to secure the area, according to Louisville Metrosafe. Dispatchers confirmed the business is in theMore >>
Fire crews were able to set up a water line and fog curtain to approach the tank and shut off the valve. The leak was contained at 12:56 p.m.More >>
Sunday, March 9 2014 2:38 PM EDT2014-03-09 18:38:57 GMT
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Police have responded to a fatal car accident early Sunday morning. Around 4:45, the accident was reported in Okolona, at Preston Highway and Blue Lick Road. Police aren'tMore >>
Around 4:45 a.m., the accident was reported in Okolona at Preston Highway and Blue Lick Road.
Friday, March 7 2014 9:42 PM EST2014-03-08 02:42:29 GMT
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – One man is dead after an accident involving three vehicles in south Louisville. According to Jefferson County Deputy Coroner RD Jones, Ricky Duncan, 54, was driving a Ford escortMore >>
The Louisville Metro Police Department Traffic Unit is investigating the crash.More >>
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