Louisville students collect items to help homeless

The group has collected more than a thousand items including clothing and personal hygiene products.

PHOTOS: This week’s adorable, adoptable pets from KHS

WAVE Country with Dawne Gee for Friday, May 24

Louisville’s famous tortoise Spike gets away with jaywalking

  Community Cat Complex aims to cut down on stray population

  Kentucky soldier surprises brother at middle school

WAVE Country with Dawne Gee for Thursday, May 23

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Company with Kentucky distilleries rolls out generous maternity, paternity plan

  Jeffersonville churches offer prayers, support after traumatic weekend

  Pass the Cash: Bullitt Co. community bands together to help struggling mother

WAVE Country with Dawne Gee for Wednesday, May 22

WAVE Country with Dawne Gee for Thursday, May 16

PHOTOS: This week’s adorable, adoptable pets from KHS

  Pass the Cash: Man receives help from co-worker following quadruple bypass surgery

Shawn's co-worker Regina said he’s been having trouble with his blood pressure and heart for around a year.

Disney characters bring magic to Norton Children’s Hospital

The performers hosted a paint party and met with children and their families.

WAVE Country with Dawne Gee for Tuesday, May 14, 2019

WAVE Country with Dawne Gee for Tuesday, May 14

WAVE Country with Dawne Gee for Wednesday, May 15

Here's a look at what's on WAVE Country with Dawne Gee for Wednesday, May 15

Multi-faith gathering celebrates Ramadan in Louisville

  WAVE 3 News Editorial - May 14, 2019: Opportunities in west Louisville

Salvation Army recognizes dozens of volunteers

  Lewis and Clark National Trail expansion celebrated in Clarksville

Group helps children fighting cancer have Christmas in July

  Meyzeek Middle School students help launch first marshmallow astronaut into space

  West Louisville Tennis Club confident courts will be ready for tournament

The club has been blown away at the support from the community.

Peter Grignon Way honors LMPD officer killed in line of duty

Peter Grignon was shot and killed in March 2005 while on patrol in south Louisville.

  Corydon senior named National Merit Scholar, ready to attend Princeton University

One southern Indiana student’s academic achievements stand out from the pack as his SAT scores and hard work in the classroom have already unlocked a very bright future.

  Only non-gender clothing store in Louisville creates a safe shopping space

A Louisville designer opened the store three years ago to create an open space for all identities.

PHOTOS: This week’s adorable, adoptable pets from KHS

Each week, the Kentucky Humane Society is sharing photos of their adorable cats and dogs available for adoption.

  Pass the Cash: Woman rebuilding after Easter house fire with no insurance help

Belinda lost her home in a fire - but seeing as her insurance has lapsed, she won't have any financial help rebuilding.

Heuser Hearing students design Kendra Scott bracelet for fundraiser

Since Kendra Scott opened a store at Oxmoor Mall the jewelry maker has made it a priority to give back.

  Tyler Park breaks ground on renovations

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer called Tyler Park a gem as city officials and neighborhood leaders broke ground on renovations there Tuesday. Neighbors said they’re excited to see that gem get a little polish.

  Scholarship to keep John Asher’s legacy going

He was the face and the voice of the Kentucky Derby. The beloved John Asher who passed away from a heart attack in August at age 62. Countless tributes have been made for John, but one in particular will honor his legacy for decades to come.

PHOTOS: This week’s adorable, adoptable pets from KHS

Each week, the Kentucky Humane Society is sharing photos of its adorable cats and dogs available for adoption.

Fundraising campaign launched to re-open Chickasaw Park tennis courts

To get the clay courts open for the public the Olmsted Parks Conservancy needs to raise $5,000.

  Loved ones work to honor memory of Shantel Lanerie

Friends and family knew the only way to pay tribute to her properly would be to keep her good work for others going.

  Charlestown Police Department’s new K9 named for fallen officer

The pup’s presence is bringing joy to the department, bearing a name that signifies so much in the community.

  Brewery moving into former Kroger building in Old Louisville

Spalding University bought the Kroger building and recently sold to a Louisville based investor group, Domino Partners LLC.

  Imagination springs to life in new Portland writing center

My Morning Jacket front man Jim James and friends are bringing the power of the pen to Louisville’s Portland neighborhood and inspiring young children.

  Purdue Polytechnic New Albany creates tornado machine for WAVE 3 Weather Team

A project at Purdue Polytechnic New Albany has produced a cool new tool for the WAVE 3 News Storm Tracking Team: A tornado machine.

Body of KY native killed on USS Oklahoma in Pearl Harbor finally returns home

A Navy Fireman who made the ultimate sacrifice during World War II will soon be buried in his final resting place near his hometown of Milton, Kentucky.

St. X president diagnosed with cancer

The man who has led St. Xavier High School for nearly two decades announced in an email he is taking leave to face colorectal cancer.

PHOTOS: This week’s adorable, adoptable pets from KHS

Each week, the Kentucky Humane Society is sharing photos of adorable cats and dogs available for adoption.

  Pass the Cash: Longtime Circle K employee battles stage 4 cancer

Cathy worked at Circle K until she just couldn’t work anymore - not by choice but by circumstance.

  Vex Robotics Championship welcomes global competitors to Louisville

From places like New Mexico and New jersey to Colombia and China, competitors hail from 60 different countries.

Flash Dads encourage students at Louisville elementary school

Leaders at the school say it's support like this from the community that shows the kids what life's all about.

  New designs unveiled for One Park project in Highlands

Original renderings of the mixed-use development had three towers, one of which was 34 stories high. Neighbors were not pleased.

Neighbors complain about Simmons College plan to build sports complex in California neighborhood

Under the plan, part of Garland Avenue would be closed between 15th and 16th Streets.

  Clarksville moves to revoke Theatair X’s adult business license

The town of Clarksville said they intend to revoke the license of Theatair X because the business is in violation of zoning ordinances.

  Clarksville FD hand delivers Easter eggs after original event cancelled

Saturday’s heavy rain caused a decades-long Clarksville tradition--the annual Easter egg hunt--to be cancelled. But the local fire department stepped in to make sure kids still got their Easter treats.

Clarksville to distribute 10,000 Easter eggs

The Clarksville Fire Department and Clarksville Parks will team up to distribute over 10,000 Easter eggs on Easter Sunday.

  A 5-K9 race for fallen Charlestown officer

Sergeant Ben Bertram was killed in a crash while pursuing a suspect in December. Saturday, his community held a 5-K9 so they could be there when Bertram’s name is honored in Washington DC.

  Louisville clinic offers reduced vaccines to fight measles outbreaks

The U.S. is in the middle of multiple measles outbreaks. Cases have been confirmed in 20 states, including Kentucky and Indiana.

  Group conducting study on how gun violence impacts child victims in Louisville

A quadruple shooting on I-264 puts the number of people shot in April so far at 64, according to LMPD. All the victims are teens.

PHOTOS: This week’s adorable, adoptable pets from KHS

Each week, the Kentucky Humane Society is sharing photos of adorable cats and dogs available for adoption.

Yard waste collection to extend into evening

The Solid Waste Management division of Louisville Metro Public Works will now begin collection at noon, instead of 6 a.m.

  911 operators honored during National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week

911 dispatchers help calm you down in emergency situations, guide you over the phone and get you the help you need quickly.

  Paristown developers claim to lay first brick street in Louisville in over a century

Developers said Brent Street is in the heart of Paristown and they want it to bridge the gap between nostalgia and progress.

  Months of planning for Louisville’s Give a Day Week pays off

An organization that collects used bikes, repairs them and gives them to those who need them to get to work made several major donations during Give a Day Week.

  WATCH: Highlights from Thunder Over Louisville

WAVE 3 News crews are on both sides of the Ohio River providing the sights and sounds of Thunder Over Louisville.

  West Louisville Tennis Club fights to save court as budget cuts loom

Without the clay courts, the club’s one big USA Tennis sanctioned tournament, the Arthur Lloyd Johnson Memorial Tournament, might not happen.

  Spalding University breaks ground on West End sports complex

University officials believe it could positively impact the development of west Louisville.

Louisville’s Family Scholar House earns national recognition

HUD honored the group with the Secretary’s Opportunity & Empowerment Award.

  Boston bombing survivor goes on marathon mission for boy he never knew

Since the Boston Marathon bombing, Kelly Flowers has completed marathons all over the world: London, Berlin, Tokyo. But they're all runners up to the race he's run for years: his fundraising race.

Meet a real doll: The D-Day Doll

A veteran of the Normandy Invasion in France, Market Garden in Holland, the Siege of Bastogne and crossing the Rhine into Germany is going to make a stop in Louisville on her way to visit France.

PHOTOS: This week’s adorable, adoptable pets from KHS

Each week, the Kentucky Humane Society is sharing photos of its adorable cats and dogs available for adoption.

  Pass the Cash: Neighbor reaches out to family in need

You don’t have to know people very long to care about them, especially when you see they may need a little care.

West End School students graduate from national leadership development program

The A-TEAAM is specifically for middle-school aged males of color. It is named for civil rights leader Medgar Evers and promotes scholarship, justice and peace.

  Group hopes ‘Code Green’ will help community relationship with Louisville police

Code Green is a mutual understanding of showing respect between police and the person being pulled over during a traffic stop.

United Community initiative will help connect Louisvillians to city services more easily

Louisville now has a new digital system that will make community services more accessible for those in need.

$5 million grant will help Louisville families suffering from trauma

The money will pay for trauma treatment for 400 children and their families and training for hundreds of clinicians and first responders.

  JCTC opens ‘The Hub’ to provide food, resources for students

A study conducted by the school showed that one in five students at JCTC have experienced some form of food insecurity over the past year.

  Local woman surprises neighbor with kidney donation

One woman passed by her neighbors’ home in Jeffersontown almost every day, but never knew who they were. She never thought one day she would be saving their son’s life.

JCPS opens kindergarten readiness camp registration

Camp Ready4K will be held July 11 through July 31, from 8:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m., at various Louisville locations.

Bardstown restaurant graduates 16 young chefs from around the world

On top of culinary techniques, the students learned what it takes to run a restaurant.

  Tips for healthy feet this spring

Doctors say don’t take your feet for granted. They work hard and can tell you more about your health than you may realize

  Firefighters pose with puppies to promote fostering of animals

There are a few new recruits hanging around the fire station in Jeffersonville who need a lot of extra attention. Every one of them is a foster dog.

  Louisville man who marched with MLK remembers his legacy

Rev. Charles Elliott was by Dr. King’s side during demonstrations through Louisville. More specifically, the March on Frankfort in 1964.

PHOTOS: This week’s adorable, adoptable KHS pets

Each week, the Kentucky Humane Society is sharing photos of their adorable pets available for adoption.

  Pass the Cash: WAVE Country woman receives double lung transplant, needs new vehicle

Each week on WAVE 3 News, we help someone in the community who's in need. This week, it was Tracy, who just underwent a double lung transplant.

  Group in Bullitt County manages to help homeless on small budget

Room in the Inn spends about $40,000 a year to help around 20 people a night.

  UofL works with First Build to create new recycling bins

Approaching Earth Day on April 22, UofL faculty and students are doing their part to make the planet a bit greener.