Sunrise to Go: Wednesday, July 9 - News, Weather & Sports

Sunrise to Go: Wednesday, July 9

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

1: Dry Day: The last bit of rain moves out of south central Kentucky this morning for a dry forecast with a mixture of clouds and sunshine. The humidity will be dropping throughout the day with high temperatures coming in a few degrees below normal. Clouds clear a bit this evening, so we will see more sunshine for tomorrow.

2: Crash: A woman in her 70s died after she was hit by a vehicle while trying to cross Dixie Highway Tuesday night, according to Louisville Metro police. MetroSafe had originally reported the accident, which happened at 10:30 p.m., involved a motorcycle and a passenger vehicle.

3: Motorcycle Crash: A motorcyclist died in a crash involving a passenger vehicle on Dixie Highway Tuesday evening. MetroSafe dispatchers said the crash happened around 7:13 p.m. in the 1500 block of Dixie Highway near Orell Road. According to Louisville Metro police, a woman driving a white Chevrolet Monte Carlo was headed south on Dixie Highway and collided with the motorcyclist as she turned to pull into a driveway.

4: Road Rage: Louisville Metro Police say that shortly before a crash that killed the driver of one car that man was firing shots at another vehicle. According to LMPD spokesman Dwight Mitchell, the crash was reported around 12:30 p.m. in the 3800 block of Southern Parkway. Police said the preliminary investigation showed both the Dodge and a silver Chrysler 300 where traveling north on Southern Parkway at a high rate of speed and the driver of the Dodge was firing shots at the other car. Several bullet holes have been seen in the Chrysler.

5: Murder: Louisville Metro Police continue the search for multiple suspects after two men were killed in a violent home invasion. The shootings happened around 8 a.m. July 8 in the 5300 block of Red Oak Lane in the Newburg neighborhood.

6: Wrong Housing: It was just a trailer. Not even a nice trailer. But it was exponentially better than what Michael Dodson's family has had since being evicted from their Bullitt County home. They're living in the back of a warehouse.

7: Fire Districts: Several suburban Louisville fire districts will pull back from all but the most serious medical calls starting this week, a decision that top-ranking emergency officials cautioned would put lives at risk. Starting Tuesday, 13 fire districts will only respond to the highest-priority medical emergencies, said Kevin Tyler, the executive vice president of the Jefferson County Fire Chiefs Association.

8: Transgender: It's a discussion schools across the country will likely be facing if they aren't already: Controversy concerning the use of restrooms by transgender students. At Atherton High School the Site Based Decision Making Council agreed to allow a transgender male student who identifies as a girl to use the girl's restroom. Tuesday night, several students and parents appealed the decision claiming it is not an issue of sexuality, but of safety and privacy.

9: E. Coli: A swimming pool in southern Indiana is closed after a test for E. Coli came back positive.The pool at the Jeffersonville Aquatic Center tested positive for E. Coli on Thursday afternoon.The Director of Jeffersonville Parks and Recreation said ducks and geese that landed in the pool before the swimming season started were likely the cause of the feces borne bacteria. The city shut down the pool for cleaning over the weekend. The director of the center said they are waiting for one more test result to come back, but they hope to be back open by noon on Wednesday, July 9.

10: Floyd County Fair: Sizzling foods on the fryer and thrill rides whizzing through the air: summer and county fairs seem to just go together. Floyd County's 4-H fair is happening this week, but with as many things as you'll find there, there's one noticeable thing missing.

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