Sunrise to Go: Olympic Edition -- Thursday, February 6
Canada's Patrick Chan goes through his routine during a figure skating practice in Sochi. (Source: AP/The Canadian Press, Paul Chiasson)
A woman intentionally crashed a car she had just purchased into a Kroger checkout lane in Elizabethtown.
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The Winter Olympics start today in Sochi, Russia and on NBC and WAVE 3 News! Here are five things you need to know about the games:
1. The opening ceremony doesn't actually open the games -- The competitions started today, 32 hours before Friday's opening ceremony. Early starts were needed because of 12 medal events added to the games since the 2010 Vancouver Olympics. Click here to read more about the new competitions.
WAVE3.com and the WAVE 3 News app are your digital portals to complete Sochi Olympics coverage. Stay up to date with what's going on by visiting the Olympic Zone and our special Sochi Olympics section. You can also register for breaking news alerts out of Sochi -- including competition spoiler alerts -- by visiting this page on WAVE3.com.
Now here are five other things Kentuckiana will be talking about today:
1. Closings and delays -- Thousands of area students get another day off from school or, at the very least, get to sleep in today. Dozens of school districts remain closed or are operating on a delayed schedule because of slick road conditions. A few businesses are opening late, as well. Get the full list of closings and delays by clicking here.