Sunrise to Go: Tuesday, April 8 - News, Weather & Sports

Sunrise to Go: Tuesday, April 8

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

1: More Storms: Most of the morning will be dry, but a chance of showers and storms move in this afternoon. We don't expect severe storms, but pea sized hail this afternoon is possible.

2: Second Place: Five weeks ago, many wondered if the University of Kentucky Wildcats would make the NCAA field. Last night, the team lead by five freshmen fell short of capturing the crown of college basketball. Before a packed crowd of at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas that included two former U.S. presidents, the Connecticut Huskies defeated Kentucky 60-54, denying the Wildcats the ninth title in school history.

3: Celebration: Kentucky has announced that it will celebrate the Wildcats' successful season on Tuesday at Rupp Arena. Free reserved-seat tickets for persons 14 and up will be distributed at 8 a.m. Tuesday at Rupp's ticket office. Doors open at 1:30 p.m.

4: Next Step: One by one, players in the Kentucky locker room said essentially the same thing: They had not given the NBA a second thought, much less a first, during their stirring Final Four run. They'd better start thinking about it now.

5: Concert: Stay tuned to WAVE 3 News as the KFC Yum! Center makes an announcement about an AMAZING act coming this summer! Around 7:30, concert-goers will learn what big-time name is in the books for June. I promise, you won't want to miss this!

6: Thunder Preps: As the days to this year's Thunder Over Louisville dwindle, the excitement is building and the work to make the show happen heads into its final stages.

7: Blue Angels: The Blue Angels are returning to the skies over Kentuckiana this year for Thunder Over Louisville. For one of the pilots it's especially meaningful because he was born and raised in Kentucky. The performances by the elite aerobatic team for the United States Navy have inspired countless children over the years, including a little boy from Kentucky about 30 years ago.

8: Tough Love: Mayor Greg Fischer is handing out some tough love after a mob of teens attacked citizens in downtown Louisville more than two weeks ago. About 100 people showed up to Valley High School Monday evening during a Talk to Greg meeting. During the meeting the mayor promised to arrest and punish those responsible. He also opened up for questions about what is being done to address the violence.

9: Memorial: Memorial services were held for a Louisville man shot and killed on the front porch of his home in the Original Highlands. Dennis Scoles, 33, was found murdered April 3 at his home in the 700 block of Rubel Avenue. Scoles often hosted dinner parties and worked two jobs to help support his mother.

10: School Days: The first day back to school after spring break may have felt especially long for students at Pleasant Ridge Elementary Monday. For students and staff, Monday marked the first of nearly 20 extended school days.

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