Sunrise to Go: Thursday, May 29 - News, Weather & Sports

Sunrise to Go: Thursday, May 29

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

1. Stormy weather: A hot, muggy day is on tap with a chance of rain and storms. WAVE 3 News Storm Tracking Team Meteorologist Lauren Jones pinpoints when a few weather warnings could go into effect.

2. Deadly stabbing: Police are questioning a woman in the stabbing death of a man in his 70s late Wednesday night near Cane Run Road in southwest Louisville.

3. Makowsky sentencing: Shelby Makowsky, one of four teens charged after a January arson that killed three children at their New Albany home, is expected to be sentenced today after changing her plea from not guilty to guilty.

4. Gas station crash: After a driver crashed into another vehicle and a gas pump at a Highlands convenience store, Louisville Metro Police are working to determine whether the driver was drunk.

5. Bogus beggar: An aggressive panhandler in a wheelchair, who appears to be mentally and physically disabled, is working the streets of Louisville. But he's a fake who claims he makes $100,000 a year cashing in on compassion. Watch WAVE 3 News Sunrise anchor John Boel confront this bogus beggar.

6. Louisville budget: Three dozen human service and arts organizations are warning the Metro Council that Mayor Greg Fischer's proposed budget cuts would harm their programs. 

7. Same-sex weddings: A Baptist church in Louisville will begin performing same-sex weddings, but it's not the first Protestant congregation in Kentucky to do so. 

8. Toyota's 10 millionth: Numerous dignitaries will be on hand today when the 10 millionth vehicle rolls off the assembly line at the Toyota plant in Georgetown, KY.

9. Neighborhood jobs: Hillbilly Tea to bring more positive changes -- including new jobs -- to a Louisville neighborhood that's endured years of neglect.

10. New GLI president: Louisville's chamber of commerce will have a new president beginning next month. Greater Louisville Inc. has announced that Kent Oyler will become the organizations's new president and CEO effective June 1.

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