Teenager hears mom’s voice with donated hearing aid

Most 18-year-old’s want a party for their birthday. One Louisville teenager just wanted to hear her family’s voices.

Baseball bat factory opens outlet store

  Families of homicide victims accepting holiday donations for those affected by gun violence

Winchester volunteers repair house for two disabled veterans

Kentucky African Americans Against Cancer hosts breast cancer awareness event

  Halloween’s heading this way: What’s the latest safety tips, tricks and favorite treats?

  Health expert offers safe Halloween suggestions amid pandemic

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  Win a house in Norton Commons for $100 and help a child

Volunteers recognized at drive-thru thank you party for helping seniors

  Win this house in Norton Commons for $100

Kitten rescued from airport adopted by public safety officer

  Louisville man builds candy chutes to keep treats flowing this Halloween

Ninth annual scarecrow trail open at Lost River Cave

  First mural unveiled in southern Indiana art series meant to uplift Black communities

The Claysburg mural is just the first in a series of four pieces called the “Soulful Nourishment” project.

Nutrition and wellness tips with WW

On Thursday’s “WAVE Country with Dawne Gee," Dawne spoke to Jaclyn London, head of nutrition and wellness for WW (formerly Weight Watchers).

New drive-thru COVID testing location open in Newburg neighborhood

A new COVID-19 testing site for Newburg residents is now open.

Voter registration deadline nears for November general election

The deadline is just one week away.

  300 for 300: Empowering young women of color in Louisville

  Police officer turned activist working to heal racial divide

Dates for Angel Tree applications set in southern Indiana

  ESPN College Gameday will look, feel different on UofL’s campus

Surprise album from Ky. native Tyler Childers addresses racism

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  Hundreds of nonprofits depending on Louisville’s annual day of giving for financial relief

There's still time to give before the event ends.

  Retired LMPD officers say Louisville won’t heal until city leadership changes

Tuesday, the city of Louisville and the family of Breonna Taylor agreed on a record-breaking civil settlement, the largest ever paid by the city in an officer-involved shooting case.

  Pandemic reshaping Halloween for Ky., no decision yet on trick-or-treating

Trick-or-treaters have become well acquainted with the dreadful decorations, but, this year, coronavirus may keep some on the couch.

  Looking for a job in WAVE Country? Here’s who’s hiring

The coronavirus has taken its toll on the job market, but companies like Amazon and UPS announced they are looking to hire more frontline workers amid the pandemic.

  Louisville man paralyzed from gun violence calling on community to protect the youth

A man who lost the use of his legs to gun violence wants to make sure others avoid the same pain.

  ‘Gourd’ times at Huber’s Family Farm and Restaurant despite pandemic

Fall traditions can live on for families at Joe Huber’s Family Farm and Restaurant, even amid a pandemic.

BLM Louisville’s Voter Engagement Brigade helps young voters prepare for upcoming election

Young voters who are getting ready to take make their voices heard in the upcoming election got a little help making sure they are registered and have the information they need.

  Louisville business owners recall trip to Louisiana to help Hurricane Laura victims

After Hurricane Laura hit, the owners of Sgt. Junk-It and Mann's Moving LLC drove supplies to a church community in Lake Arthur, LA.

Old Louisville Holiday Home Tour postponed until 2021

The 44th Annual Old Louisville Holiday Home Tour has been postponed until 2021.

KFC Yum! Center to host Red Cross blood drive

Persons who are healthy and want to donate are asked to make an appointment in advance.

Program Alert! WAVE Country with Dawne Gee expands to hour-long format

WAVE Country with Dawne Gee is getting a fresh time slot and expanding to a full hour on WAVE 3 News.

  Meade County rolls out ‘lifesaving’ text to 911 program

The new system helps in any situation where the person cannot talk on the phone.

UPS begins holiday hiring to fill 3,600 jobs in Louisville

The company is filling positions for package handlers, driver helpers, tractor trailer drivers and personal vehicle delivery drivers.

  Car clubs team up to donate shoes to children at Home of the Innocents

The fall season is not too far away, and some local car clubs are hoping to spread some positivity for kids in need by collecting donations.

  George Hauck, most popular man in Germantown-Schnitzelburg, dies at 100

Hauck’s Handy Shop was a staple in the Schnitzelburg neighborhood. The store opened its doors in 1912 and was sold in January 2019.

Angel Tree letters needed to get appointment

Families in Jefferson, Oldham, Bullitt and Spencer counties in Kentucky will be able to pick up registration appointment letters starting on Sept. 8.

  Protest groups planning demonstrations on Kentucky Derby Day

The Kentucky Derby will be run on September 5 without spectators.

Cincinnati chili, blueberry maple bourbon among flavors at cider festival this weekend

March First Brewing’s “Ciderpalooza” will be full of flavor.

  Kentuckians help Louisiana hours after Hurricane Laura makes landfall

The hurricane made landfall in southwestern Louisiana as a Category 4 storm early Thursday.

Golf outing raises thousands for Louisville youth

Team Shaan Foundation hosted its 21st annual golf outing on Aug. 1.

  Crothersville police officer recovering slowly one week after wreck on I-65

Michael Weiler was injured when his police vehicle was hit from behind on Interstate 65.

  Graduates of KentuckianaBuilds program celebrate chance at new career

More than a dozen students graduated from the KentuckianaBuilds program Friday, taking one step closer to a career in skilled trades.

  Churchill Downs’ neighbors nervous Derby restrictions will impact their yearly parking revenue

Neighbors are concerned the money they make through neighborhood parking will not amount to what they're used to.

  Watch Wavey grow!

WAVE 3 News is teaming up with Canine Companions for Independence!

  Fischer looking for ‘best person for the job’ as city posts LMPD chief opening

On Monday, Mayor Greg Fischer told reporters the job posting will remain open through August and could take four-five months to fill.

Free books to be given out during drive-thru Kindergarten Kickoff

Students can receive a free book to celebrate the start of kindergarten.

  Imagination Library helping families during pandemic

Keeping kids busy during the coronavirus pandemic has been tough for parents.

The Healing Place hopes to donate 1K meals with virtual luncheon

A virtual luncheon will help feed people in need.

  Retirement community members get hands dirty for safe pandemic activity

When the global health crisis hit, residents at the Masonic Homes turned to gardening to pass the time.

  Why women are posting black-and-white photos of themselves

#ChallengeAccepted is a social media movement that’s going viral, where women are posting black-and-white photos of themselves to encourage female empowerment and solidarity.

  The legacy continues: YaYa’s BBQ Shack still feeding Louisvillians two months after David McAtee’s death

David McAtee was shot and killed on June 1, and his family has vowed to keep his business afloat after his death.

Lyndon Rec seeking support for upcoming ball season

The park has been able to run its summer 2020 events but donations are needed to ensure players can come back in the spring.

Louisville Youth Orchestra accepting video auditions

If you’ve wanted to be a part of an orchestra, now is your chance to audition.

Bullitt County WWII veteran celebrates 95th birthday with drive-by parade

A World War II veteran received a birthday surprise Sunday as dozens of cars, motorcycles and other vehicles drove by to celebrate his 95th birthday.

  Amid protests, activists call for change in neighborhoods to end gun violence

Community activists say it’s more important now than ever to be here to feeding the mind, spirit and body to stop the violence.

Birthday drive-by parade hosted for teenager with spinal muscular atrophy

Family, friends, and dozens of vehicles all helped celebrate a milestone birthday for a teenager dealing with a rare genetic disease.

Volunteers at Gilda’s Club deliver backpacks to homebound kids affected by cancer

Volunteers offered to grab and deliver gifts to the kids to prepare them for a virtual camp experience with Gilda's Club.

  The Lord’s Kitchen non-profit group seeking donations after fire damages property

The Lord's Kitchen is asking for donations so they can continue their mission: paying it forward.

Free, fun activities for kids this summer

The 2020 Virtual Cultural Pass will give children and young adults, under the age of 21, access to more than 60 cultural institutions.

  Louisville church congregation gathers to show solidarity with BLM

Where Downtown meets the Highlands, in the middle of rush hour, members of the congregation stood six feet apart for their Black brothers and sisters.

Louisville’s Visitor Information Center reopens

Before being shutdown due to coronavirus concerns, the center had been updated with a new look and features.

Donate blood, get a free ticket to Kings Island

The Stars, Stripes & Pints Blood Drive is happening Tuesday-Thursday at the KFC Yum! Center.

  Three more community pools to reopen in Louisville

Louisville Metro Parks will open the Fairdale, Algonquin and Sun Valley pools this week.

3 Metro Park pools to reopen this week

Three more outdoor pools will reopen this week. Louisville Parks and Recreation announced Monday morning that Fairdale pool will open on Tuesday. Algonquin and Sun Valley will open on Thursday.

New Zion Baptist Church holds 7th annual food drive

The church handed out free food packages to anyone in need for the 4th of July during the drive-thru service.

Walmart achieves national veterans hiring goal; more than 5,300 hired in Kentucky

Walmart had a goal of hiring 250,000 veterans by the end of 2020. Today, just before Independence Day, the retailer says they have not only reached, but exceeded their goal.

Brew at the Zoo canceled

A yearly tradition meshing animal lovers with their favorite beer and wine at the Louisville Zoo has fallen victim to COVID-19..

  Tyler Gerth’s sisters remember their brother as ‘a glue to our family’

Gerth was shot and killed at Jefferson Square Park on Saturday.

  Community activist says Louisville leaders need to address homelessness, mental health

The founder of a local outreach group told WAVE 3 News that Louisville needs to do a better job helping the homeless in the city.

Mural honors Breonna Taylor, other lives lost

A new mural honoring lives lost that are fueling the protests across the nation is going up in Louisville.

  Random Acts of Kindness group helps feed Louisville

Random Acts of Kindness needs 2,000 snack kits by Saturday to be distributed to day campers.

Linking Arms: Two women create food donation program to help West End families

Two friends are taking their grief and anger from the movement against racial injustice and police brutality and turning it into change for the community.

  TARC creates ‘Election Day Shuttle’ to give people free rides to Expo Center

The one-day route bused people from TARC's Union Station headquarters at 10th and Broadway to the Kentucky Expo Center.

  Volunteers to start restoring Greenwood Cemetery this weekend

Supporters of Greenwood Cemetery say the Chickasaw Neighborhood landmark continues to suffer from neglect after years of mismanagement.

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Bellarmine basketball camps to resume in July

Bellarmine Men's Basketball announced its updated camp dates for the summer of 2020 on Wednesday with six different camps being conducted.

Volunteers clean up Louisville’s Greenwood Cemetery where soldiers, pastors are buried

The group spearheaded by NABVETS Region VI took time to clean off headstones of veterans and others to make sure they are not forgotten.

  Louisville youth sports facilities open for first time since coronavirus closure

On Monday, low-contact youth sports resumed in Kentucky after a nearly three-month closure due to COVID-19.