Sunrise to Go: Monday, June 23 - News, Weather & Sports

Sunrise to Go: Monday, June 23

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

1: Hot: It's going to be another hot and humid day for the first Monday of Summer 2014.  You have a slight chance of a pop up storm for the afternoon, otherwise a mixture of clouds and sun. We are expecting a few more storms tonight, but most of the thunderstorms arrive tomorrow as a cold front approaches.  We aren't expecting severe weather, but some of the storms could have gusty winds and heavy rain. We will get a break from the 90s for a few days starting tomorrow.

2: Crash: One person has died and three people are injured following a crash in Hardin County. According to police, just before 11:00 Sunday night, two cars crashed at the intersection of Deckard School Road and New Patriot Parkway in Hardin County. A truck flipped upside down and a red Mustang had to be cut open. Police said four people were flown to University Hospital. Hardin County dispatch confirms one person has died.

3: Shooting: The Jefferson County Coroner's office has identified the man who was shot and killed during an altercation in a parking lot. Danny Wilson, 57, died of a gunshot wound at 12:19 p.m. June 21 at University Hospital. The suspect in the case, Donald Hayes, 67, was arrested and charged with murder. He was released on a $10,000 bond.

4: Arson: The woman accused of setting a series of fires – burning holiday decorations, flags, and motorcycles – was arraigned on 18 new charges Saturday, bringing her total to 45. Linda Gail Lee now faces 25 counts of first-degree arson, 1 count of second-degree arson, 1 count of third-degree arson and 18 counts of first-degree wanton endangerment.

5: Drowning: A 4-year-old boy died after being taken to the hospital following a report of a near-drowning incident. The Jefferson County Coroner's office identified Darryn Kihnley as the victim. His autopsy results were consistent with drowning, the coroner said. Louisville Metro Emergency Medical Services and the Louisville Metro Police Department were called to Beech Drive in the Lake Dreamland neighborhood around 8 p.m. June 21 on a report of a near-drowning, according to Carey Klain, a spokeswoman for LMPD.

6: Surgery: A procedure will change the life of a mother who has had to live with a hole in the side of her face. Lessya Sennik-Kotelevskaya was left disfigured after being misdiagnosed with a cancerous tumor and mistreated with radiation. Part of her jawbone and cheek deteriorated as a result.

7: Fake:  A woman was taken into custody accused collecting donations after she faked a cancer diagnoses. According to Harrison County Police, Teryn Edith Applegate, 27, told the community and her family, including her three children, she had been diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor and that doctors had given her six months to live. Fundraisers were held within the community to raise money for Applegate's medical and burial expenses.

8: Clean-up: Hundreds of Hoosiers and Kentuckians got dirtier on Saturday to make area parks and the Ohio River cleaner. Volunteers have been sweeping the Ohio for 25 years, but convincing people to pick up someone else's trash isn't always easy. "Kind of an adventure," Mary Madden told her daughters. "We're kind of on an Easter egg hunt trying to find garbage." Kent Marlin of the Clarksville Stormwater Department says it's amazing what the river can take with it when it rises. "We've had whole docks float down. Refrigerators, a hot tub last year," he said.

9: Miracle: On May 13, Yvonne Johnson was rushed to the hospital following a deadly shooting and woke up to Miracle, her now 1-month old daughter delivered via emergency C-section. On Saturday, Johnson's family got together to remember a cousin who was gunned down in 2004, as they do every year. This year, however, they also celebrated the survival of Johnson and Miracle – a symbol that the family cannot be defeated by violence, "only hindered," Earl Murphy Sr., said.

10: Camp: Cancer can force children – some barely old enough to talk – to learn about tough topics like "chemotherapy" and "white cell counts." At Camp Quality Kentuckiana, the goal is simple: let kids with cancer be kids again. A big send off was held Sunday as the campers, who are battling or have battled cancer, prepare to enjoy a dip in the swimming hole, a snipe hunt, even a pie fight. Each camper is paired with a companion, forming relationships that often last much longer than the camp itself.

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