Sunrise to Go: Wednesday, May 7 - News, Weather & Sports

Sunrise to Go: Wednesday, May 7

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

1: Record Heat: A warm front continues to push warm air from the south into WAVE Country. This is boosting temperatures to a record breaking high this afternoon. Our record for today is 89 degrees set back in 1940. The heat will stay in the forecast tomorrow as well, then storms move in on Friday.

2: Check out the results of last night's Indiana Primary Elections:

3: Plastic: It's official. Plastic bags have gotten the can. Soon it will be illegal to use them for yard waste at curbside pick up throughout Jefferson County.

4: Free Lunch: They started lining up hours early, in the snow, the heat and the rain, while the volunteers inside prepared lunch. The sign outside read the meals were for "homeless, hungry, street people." Every day there is a sad scene outside of the Franciscan Kitchen, where lines of hungry people stretch down Preston Street. Some cannot walk there; others are not even in school yet. The kitchen that served 100 lunches per day a decade ago exploded to 450 a day recently.

5: Investigation: A Bosnian refugee who made Kentucky his home was found murdered in Pennsylvania. The young man was supposed to come to Louisville for Derby festivities, but never showed up. Dino Dizdarevic, 25, received his chemical engineering degree from the University of Louisville in 2013. Friends who knew him on campus are devastated over his death. His friends said Dizdarevic never met a stranger and managed to impact just about everyone he met.

6: Robbery:  Louisville Metro Police hope these surveillance pictures lead them to a bank robber. Metro police say the man caught on camera walked into U. S. Bank at the Springhurst Shopping Center on May 2 and approached the counter. He handed the teller a note saying he had a weapon. After getting cash, the robber took off.

7: Guilty: A Russell County man who pleaded guilty to the murder of a pregnant mother will spend the rest of his life behind bars. Christopher Allman was formally sentenced for the 2012 murder of Sarah Hart who had finished jogging with her sister. Last month, Allman pleaded guilty to all eight charges, including fetal homicide, robbery, kidnapping and rape. Police say Allman dragged Hart to a ravine where he strangled her with a vine. Allman will not be eligible for parole. Hart's family says they're not focusing on Allman, rather on the legacy of their daughter.

8: Draft: The speculation finally comes to an end Thursday night as the NFL Draft gets underway. For months talk has circulated around former University of Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgewater. First, he was the number one pick. Now, a few analysts have him not making the first round.

9: Ellis: Louisville boxing legend and former heavyweight boxing champion Jimmy Ellis died Tuesday after a long fight with Alzheimer's disease, according to his brother Jerry Ellis. He was 74.The World Boxing Heavyweight ruler, perhaps best known for being the great Muhammad Ali's good friend and even better sparring partner, died at Baptist Health hospital.

10: Concert: A new live music venue is getting ready to open its doors in Louisville. Mercury Ballroom, located at 611 South 4th Street next to the Louisville Palace, will host a grand opening celebration Friday, May 9 with a performance by Blue October with special guest Terraplane Sun.

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