Sunrise to Go: Friday, December 20 - News, Weather & Sports

Sunrise to Go: Friday, December 20

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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Here are the top 10 things Kentuckiana will be talking about today:

1. Wet Weekend – Though temperatures are going to stay warm for a bit, we are expecting quite a bit of rain beginning tonight. Cold air will begin to move in Sunday night with cooler temperatures expected for Christmas.

2. Late night shooting – Around 11:00 Thursday night, police responded near the intersection of 23nd and Kentucky Streets. They found a male in his mid 30s shot in the middle of the street. He was taken to the hospital where he later died. Police are asking for your help. If you have any information please call police.

4. Hacked Cards – 40 million people who used their credit or debit cards at Target could be affected by a security breach. Canceling your card could be extreme, but everyone should keep a watchful eye on your accounts.

5. First Degree – Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgewater became the first in his family to walk across the stage and receive a diploma last night. The junior worked hard to graduate early and says it's an achievement for his family as well.

6. Heroin epidemic – Heroin is quickly becoming Kentucky's newest drug problem and paramedics are saying younger and younger people are being brought into the ER with overdoses. One ER doctor said he usually sees three or four cases in one day.  

7. Lots of Packages – UPS has planned on shipping 4 million packages between yesterday and today as folks get in those last minute Christmas packages. Due to overwhelming holiday increase, UPS hired an additional 1,300 seasonal workers.  

8. Beagle loves bottles – This adorable beagle doesn't need expensive dog toys to satisfy his Christmas wish. All he needs are 210 plastic bottles! Watch how the bottles, shaped like a Christmas tree, light us the holidays for this cute little guy.

9. Know Before You Go - A number of lane restrictions and closures will be in effect at various times throughout the day and evening because of work on the Ohio River Bridges Project. Click here for a complete rundown of what to expect on the roads today and all this week.

10. Sunrise Christmas Kettle Competition - Who do you want to spare from wearing an ugly Christmas sweater on the air: John Boel, Lauren Jones, Christie Dutton or Chris McGill? The person who receives the least amount of money in their individual WAVE 3 News Sunrise Online Red Kettles will don the gay apparel. All proceeds go to the Salvation Army. Donations are tax deductible. Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express are accepted forms of payment. You have until Christmas Eve to donate to the kettles.

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