Sunrise to Go: Tuesday, March 25 - News, Weather & Sports

Sunrise to Go: Tuesday, March 25

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

1: Snowy Commute: Snow will pile up on the grass, car tops, and roof tops through the morning/early afternoon as additional bands are to our NW and will move through the area in the coming hours.

2: New this Morning: Around 3:00 a.m. reports began pouring in about flames shooting out of the garage of a home in southwest Louisville. The house is along Manslick Road, just south of Iroquois park. No one was home at the time of the fire and crews said the flames were so intense they were never able to make it inside the home.

3: New this Morning: The Kentucky Derby Festival's concert line-up for 2014 offers something for all music fans. Several national acts will be featured on the Great Stage at Kroger's Fest-a-Ville on the Waterfront. Both free and ticketed concerts are included in this year's line-up. Monday morning, workers at Churchill Downs changed the signage at the racetrack. Signage at the historic grandstand and Winner's Circle now proudly shows everyone that 2014 is the year of 140th Kentucky Derby. Visit the WAVE 3 News Digital Derby Guide for all things Derby!

4: Roving Teens: The Louisville Metro Police Chief and Mayor are calling a nearly three hour stretch of mob violence on downtown an isolated incident, but this is not the first report of gang violence on Louisville's Waterfront Park. Now, there are questions about whether police could have done more to keep the situation from spiraling out of control. Safety at Waterfront Park is also a huge concern for parents and residents. Community activists add that its a great place for west Louisville teens to hang out as well and was a safe place to have a good time.

5: SWAT: According to Det. Sgt. Todd Hollis of the Jeffersonville Police Department, the standoff began around 8 a.m. when Raymond C. Korb, 27, showed up at the home of his estranged wife in the 1700 block of Birchbark Lane and confronted her with a rifle. Hollis said the woman called police and responding officers were able to get her and two young children out of the house.

6: Walmart: In addition to housing an optometrist and pharmacy, the more than 150,000 square foot Walmart is expected to generate a $6 million annual payroll by creating 300 jobs. Some residents, however, worried the jobs would not pay well enough.

7: Snow Days: Board members at Jefferson County Public Schools on Monday approved a date for the last day of school, after lawmakers declared that a bill providing relief for snow makeup days will not pass the General Assembly this session.

8: Graduation Dates: The graduation dates for Jefferson County Public High School students have been released. Monday JCPS spokesperson Ben Jackey said the JCPS Board approved two schedules, one with the current missed school days and a second incase the district has to cancel another day of classes. A graduation date has been set for three high schools in Oldham County as well.

9: Big Bucks: It's the ticket everyone wants to get their hands on! University of Louisville Cardinal and University of Kentucky Wildcat fans are scrambling to find a way to get a seat at Lucas Oil Stadium for Friday's game and options are quickly running out.

10: Cuts: The Kentucky Senate budget cuts all state funding for Rupp Arena and Kentucky International Convention Center expansions as part of a huge reduction in debt spending.

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