Gov. Beshear unveils 2021 Kentucky Derby celebration poster

Gov. Andy Beshear and First Lady Britainy Beshear revealed the 2021 Kentucky Derby celebration poster Monday.

  Thunder Over Louisville organizers looking forward to a bigger and better show next year

  Thunder Over Louisville scaled back to three sites over crowding concerns

  Louisville Zoo looking to embody a return to normal with pandemic-friendly events

  Thunder Over Louisville officials encouraging people not to gather at leaked locations

  Louisville starts cleaning up downtown homeless camps

  12-year old girl with inoperable brain tumor donates to man spreading pediatric cancer awareness

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Cat gives birth to kittens in ceiling of unfinished basement; construction foreman saves the day

  New Children’s Bookmobile to roll into underserved parts of Louisville

Fern Creek seniors earning millions of dollars in college scholarships

  Louisville kicks off Youth Violence Prevention Week

  Neighbors, strangers help family after fire torches Greenup Road home

  Concern grows for veterans with PTSD ahead of unprecedented Thunder Over Louisville plans

  Mentally ill on the streets: The Troubleshooter investigates

A Harvard study found one-third of the nation’s homeless have a serious mental illness. You can see homelessness all around downtown and the numbers grow every year.

5K planned in honor of Louisville photographer killed during protests

The inaugural Tyler Gerth 5K will happen at the Big Four Lawn on June 26 on the anniversary of Gerth’s death.

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  ‘I have no regrets’ : Bullitt County pastor on leading his church through the pandemic

WAVE 3 News checked back in with a church that drew statewide criticism for not closing its doors during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Kentucky flood victims still begging for help

  1971 Bullitt Central High School class ring returned to original owner

  Louisville church leader explains why doors will stay closed until August

  GRAPHIC: Neglected puppies rescued in Southern Indiana

Mayor Fischer kicks off monthlong Give A Day event

  Seniors facing social isolation build bonds with meal delivery volunteers during pandemic

  100 percent of sales at Jersey Mike’s helping grant children’s dreams in Louisville

Six area Jersey Mike’s Subs restaurants gave 100% of their sales to the Dream Factory of Louisville on Wednesday, March, 31.

  Got Easter plans? Here is what you should know

The Archdiocese of Louisville said it’s a relief to be have churches open for Easter 2021.

Vietnam veterans receive overdue ‘thank you’ in Elizabethtown ceremony

It has been reported that as much as two-thirds of the American population did not agree with the decision to send U.S. troops to Vietnam at the time of the war.

  Schnitzelburg small business burglarized months after opening

Germantown Vintage Collective, a flea market styled, vintage boutique in Schnitzelburg, opened its doors as a new business in December. The owner, Jeff Walschon, didn’t think nearly four months later those doors would be broken into.

  Active Heroes looks to expand healing services for veterans

A local non-profit is expanding to take better care of our nation’s heroes. The goal is to provide resources and services to veterans and those currently serving in the military.

Local non-profit partners with Galt House offering outreach program for gun violence survivors

Christopher 2X with his Game Changers organization will be working with the Galt House for their new “Voices of Survivors” outreach program.

Several Louisville community centers to reopen Monday

Louisville Parks and Recreation announced it will be reopening 11 local community centers on Monday, March 29.

EPD sends donuts to Boulder Police Department in Colorado

Evansville police getting involved showing their support for their fellow officers in Boulder, Colorado.

  First veteran welcomed into Shelbyville tiny home community since operations acquired by Veterans Club

A Shelby County veteran now has a new place to call home after being moved into the Veterans Village in Shelbyville Thursday afternoon.

  KDF announces plans for a different Thunder Over Louisville in 2021

The Kentucky Derby Festival says the changes they've made to this year's Thunder Over Louisville means many people will be able to see it from their homes.

UofL Health donates bike helmets to Kentucky Refugee Ministries clients

With March being Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness Month, UofL Health’s neurosurgery and physical medicine and rehabilitation teams donated 40 bike helmets to KRM’s clients.

  Louisville businesses and organizations connect to break down barriers across the city

Several Louisville businesses and organizations gathered for the first of a series of breakfasts Thursday morning aimed at creating dialogue between people from different parts of the city to break down racial, economic and geographical walls.

New Robley Rex VA campus to be built on Brownsboro Road

The new location will be on Brownsboro Road.

  Friends, family, officers remember slain LMPD officer 16 years later

Tuesday marked 16 years since LMPD Officer Peter Grignon was killed in the line of duty.

  Underserved neighborhood finally gets urgent care

A building sitting vacant for years will now have a new purpose; access to urgent care where the Parkland neighborhood community can get help and heal.

  Upticks in deadly violence open old wounds for families affected

Homicides in the city of Louisville have accelerated to a record pace.

  Metro Councilwoman to introduce ordinance to assist families with children facing eviction

Louisville Metro Councilwoman Cassie Chambers Armstrong announced plans on Monday to file an ordinance that she said could drastically help families with children when facing eviction.

  Louisville communities gather to stand with Asian-Americans

The Tuesday Atlanta-area shootings are leaving hearts heavy and communities in pain.

  Woman leaves assisted living facility for first time in a year to celebrate 94th birthday

One year ago, Gerkins and her daughter, Kathy Gerkins-Veith, celebrated her 93rd birthday separated by a window.

  From student to entrepreneur, local sneakerhead vies for $1.5 million startup prize

To make it through that college struggle, 23-year-old Isaiah Kelly went from being a student to an entrepreneur in three years.

  ‘It’s family’: Keneseth Israel congregation share memories after historic synagogue catches fire

Louisville Fire Department arson investigators have determined the fire started near the roof of the building Saturday night.

Public libraries to re-open soon

Starting March 26, all library locations will offer what they call “Grab and Go” access to books, magazines and other materials.

  Ethan the dog finds forever home after months of recovery

Ethan the dog has finally found a forever home.

  JCPS gym teachers use ‘virtual field trips’ to encourage exercise amid virtual instruction

In each video, filled with funny outtakes and set to popular music, the educators introduced students to traditional sports.

  City and state leaders cut ribbon on Sports and Learning Complex in west Louisville

The Norton Healthcare Sports and Learning Center is officially open, although it’s been operating for weeks.

  Louisville native Jack Harlow donates $500,000 to Kentucky HBCUs

Louisville rapper Jack Harlow is donating winnings from a basketball competition to two local Historically Black Colleges and Universities.

  Veterans Club extends tiny home community project with ownership of Veterans Village

One year since the groundbreaking for a tiny home community for homeless veterans, the project is getting back on track after the pandemic forced shutdowns and restrictions.

  Utica residents were prepared for flood waters but not concerned

Flood waters covered Southern Indiana roads Saturday but some Utica residents weren't too concerned.

Saturday Night: Circle airs live Opry special benefiting Feeding America

Circle will air another live broadcast from The Opry to help raise money and awareness of food insecurity Saturday at 8:30 p.m.

  Elizabethtown Police: ‘Special relationship’ with community is backbone behind city’s safety

2019 FBI crime statistics show Elizabethtown Metro Area had the fifth lowest violent-crime rate in America.

Louisville businessman, Air Force veteran dies unexpectedly

Lee Leet was the founder of QSR Automation and was an Air Force veteran.

  Restaurant robbed after owners donate supplies in Texas

While the owners of Fry Daddy’s and Six Forks Burger Company were in Texas taking supplies to people in need after the devastating winter storm, someone broke into their restaurant and stole all of the money in the cash register.

  Event organizers weighing modified spring, summer plans

Some events once cancelled due to the pandemic are slowly starting to return to calendars.

Ethan the dog, left for dead in January, finds forever home

The Kentucky Humane Society shared some big news on Thursday.

  Woman organizes candlelight vigil for Butler High student killed in crash

Madelynn Troutt, 17, was killed in a car crash on Dixie Highway Monday night.

  Community leaders, family of Louisville father, daughter killed in shooting fight for change

Community leaders met in Shawnee Park Tuesday, vowing to take action alongside the family of Larry, 33, and Larea Hall, 9.

Ethan the dog reunites with 11-year-old boy who helped save his life

KHS organized a special reunion with Ethan the dog and the 11-year-old boy who first found him, alerted staff, and helped save his life.

PICU opening marks end of $78M renovation at Norton Children’s Hospital

Other projects included the Jennifer Lawrence Foundation CICU, building the S. Randolph Scheen Family Conference Center and a 24-bed medical/surgical unit.

  Finding your voice, fighting for equality: The story of Dinnie Thompson

Information for Dinnie Thompson and enslaved women born in Kentucky can almost be followed from her birth.

  The sky’s the limit: Julius Calloway’s legacy

Julius Calloway is weaved all throughout the rich history of American aviation.

Ethan learns new tricks, hits goal weight in latest KHS updates

Ethan the dog’s recovery tale continues on as the Kentucky Humane Society shows off the popular pup at his healthiest and happiest yet.

  Louisville family crushed by gun violence turns pain into positivity

Those at Game Changers are striving to deliver their services to those who are looking to escape violent choices and environments.

  A Louisville Ikettes singer’s legacy ties her to international musical legends

The musical history of a Louisville woman stretches across the world. Mary Jean Brown Standard shared the stage with musical icons still admired to this day.

Saturday Night: WAVE 3 News to air live Opry broadcast benefiting Feeding America

WAVE 3 News parent company Gray Television is partnering with The Grand Ole Opry and Circle Network to broadcast a live fundraiser to benefit Feeding America on Saturday.

  Gamechangers’ Christopher 2X wins award for activism in the community

The Community Connections Group and Radio Show honored Christopher 2X as their 2020 Man of the Year.

  Teen asks for well wishes after debilitating stroke while fighting 4th round of cancer

Since 2015, WAVE 3 News has followed the journey of Matthew Walker, a 12-year-old boy at the time who’s now had to fight for his life four times against leukemia.

Louisville leaders discuss lessons from past and present calls for social justice

The “state” of Black Louisville was dissected with comparisons of past and present social justice movements and protests.

  Mr. Tees Record Store a lasting memory for Louisville’s music industry

Mr. Tees Record Store was the spot for local artists to find their beats and where gospel legends passed through the aisles.

  Moore High School basketball player’s selfless act inspires coach, community

A video of the kind act is being shared on social media, touching the lives of so many in the community.

  Churches get creative for annual fish fry by offering online, drive-thru ordering

St. Michael Catholic Church came up with a plan to offer both drive-thru and online ordering options.

  Louisville restaurant owner collects supplies to take to Texas after historic ice storm

After seeing the devastation caused by historic amounts of snow and ice in Texas, one Louisville restaurant owner felt compelled to help.

  Young performers fundraise for non-profit hit hard by pandemic

A virtual concert will benefit a southern Indiana non-profit.

  Louisville student awarded $160K to Hanover College

A Louisville teenager can start college knowing he will leave debt free.

Girl Scout Cookies: Here’s how to buy them this year

It’s that time of year again. It’s time to start ordering your Girl Scout cookies.

WAVE 3 News partners with SuperChef Darnell Ferguson for six-episode TV cooking competition

“Cook That Ish” will begin airing on WAVE 3 News in the summer.

  Ethan the dog enjoys his first snowfall, then suffers health setback

The Kentucky Humane Society posted new pictures of Ethan the dog experiencing his first snow.

  West Louisville community starts legacy at new mega sports and learning center

The West Louisville community can now call the Norton Healthcare Sports and Learning Complex home.

  Homeless being housed at WoodSpring Suites in Louisville

One person taking advantage of the offer Tuesday said he was grateful beyond measure, not only for himself, but for his dog, too.