Sunrise to Go: Tuesday, May 6 - News, Weather & Sports

Sunrise to Go: Tuesday, May 6

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

1: Warm: Temperatures stay warm, and rain stays out of the forecast for the next few days. You'll need the sunglasses today and the A/C with plenty of sunshine and highs back to the 80s. We may reach 90° for the first time this year tomorrow or perhaps Thursday.

2: Governor: Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway will announce this week that he will run for governor in 2015, said two people familiar with Conway's plans. The announcement may come as early as Tuesday morning, said the people, who include an official in Gov. Steve Beshear's administration and a person at the Kentucky Democratic Party.

3: McConnell: U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell's campaign has spent more than $100,000 on a new TV ad that will run statewide beginning Tuesday. McConnell will face Louisville businessman Matt Bevin in the Republican primary on May 20. But McConnell's new ad does not mention Bevin. Instead, it focuses on McConnell's record of protecting Kentucky jobs at a Louisville aluminum plant and the Bluegrass Army Depot in Richmond.

4: Investigation: A Bosnia refugee who made Kentucky his home was found beaten to death in Pennsylvania. The Dizdarevic family fled Bosnia in 1993 and settled in Kentucky. After graduating from Madison Southern, Dino went on to get a chemical engineering degree from the University of Louisville and moved to Pennsylvania just a few months ago.

5: Big Board: After a crazy fun filled week Churchill Downs will be dark until Thursday. Crews have been working around the clock to clean up the track and get it back into shape. If you were at the track for Oaks and Derby, the new big board was hard to miss. Ideas are now floating around about what to do with the board when horses aren't racing.

6: Fire: As far as arson investigators are concerned the former homeowner whose nearly $1 million Eastwood house burned down has been honest and forthcoming. Despite what the U.S. Attorneys' Office allege, Louisville Metro Arson Squad said Wilbur Anthony Huff, 52, has fully cooperated with their investigation into a fire March 18.

7: Skype: One of the most moving scenes from war is the moment when soldiers return home. Some meeting their own babies for the first time. Now, thanks to modern technology many military dads will have a jump start on that reunion.

8: Chase: Like a scene out of a movie a high speed pursuit in southern Indiana covered two counties, included two getaway cars and reached speeds more than 100 miles per hour. In the end three people were taken into custody, including a meth manufacturer and dealer the Harrison County Sheriff's Office has been hunting for months.

9: Racing: The 140th Kentucky Derby not only brought some of the best weather we've seen in years, but it easily had the best story lines we've heard in a long time. Hopefully, it's just the beginning of the ride these horses and their connections will take us on. Although Derby 140 is in the books, it's just the beginning for its champ California Chrome and for a few of his fellow contenders as the Preakness and Belmont loom.

10: Auction: The state Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources raised more than $21,500 for charity on Monday by auctioning off the 29 guns and knives that lead to the imprisonment of former University of Kentucky basketball star Richie Farmer.

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