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.

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

  Imagination Library helping families during pandemic

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

  Retirement community members get hands dirty for safe pandemic activity

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

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

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Lyndon Rec seeking support for upcoming ball season

Louisville Youth Orchestra accepting video auditions

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

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

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

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

  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

  Three more community pools to reopen in Louisville

3 Metro Park pools to reopen this week

New Zion Baptist Church holds 7th annual food drive

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

Brew at the Zoo canceled

  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.

  Family, friends pay their respects to David “YaYa” McAtee

McAtee was shot and killed by Kentucky National Guard members outside his barbecue restaurant in West Louisville.

’United for Justice’ discussion event to air Friday in 6 formats nationwide

Amid nationwide civil unrest, Alpha Media, a radio partner of WAVE 3 News, is joining stations from across the United States for a special airing of “United for Justice - A Day of Discussion."

Derby Festival cancels Thunder Over Louisville, Pegasus Parade, Mini Marathon

Originally postponed until August and September, Kentucky Derby Festival anchor events Thunder Over Louisville, the miniMarathon and the Pegasus Parade all have now been canceled.

  Community leaders voice support for Beshear’s commitment to health insurance for black Kentuckians

Gov. Beshear said Monday he is committed to providing health coverage for all African Americans in Kentucky.

New CNA training center receives more than $10K in donated supplies

The new training center for certified nursing assistants is set to give new life to a formerly vacant space and be a sign of hope for the community.

Louisville Free Public Library now offering limited curbside pickup

The Louisville Free Public Library is now offering curbside pickup, as administrators work on a plan to fully reopen Louisville locations.

  Community donates supplies to Metro United Way for peaceful protests

On Thursday, several community members responded to a Facebook event calling for supply donations at Metro United Way.

Girl Scouts thank Louisville EMS, city workers with Thin Mints

The Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana dropped off a big donation of cookies to local EMS workers at Teamsters Local 783 Union headquarters on Beulah Church Road.

  Black business owners in Louisville consider role in peaceful progress

"When you see that unity, it just makes you realize there are good people in the world and it is going to get better,” Paula Hunter, co-owner of the Black Italian in the Highlands, said.

  Streets of downtown Louisville cleaned after protests

Groups of people from every walk of life banned together to clean up the city after several consecutive nights of demonstrations.

  Young African American leaders consider how to move Louisville forward

On Tuesday, as Louisville entered day six of protests, young, African American leaders talked about concrete ways to move the city forward.

  Decision to hold the 2020 KY State Fair to be made in a matter of weeks

Smaller crowds, less access and fewer hours are just a few of the changes that could give a 2020 Kentucky State Fair a completely different look under the cloud of COVID-19.

  JCPS meal distribution continues through summer

Jefferson County Public Schools finished coursework for the school year on Wednesday, but the district's meal distribution program will continue through the summer.

Ky. State Fair board remains positive about potential festivities

The state fair is held at the Kentucky Expo Center in Louisville each year.

  YMCA opens its doors in Southern Indiana

Changes are being implemented at YMCA facilities to protect staff and visitors.

Veteran’s Club hosts third annual Memorial Day equine session

For the third year in a row, the organization hosted their annual Memorial Day equine session in Elk Creek.

  11-year-old entrepreneur raises funds for the community serving ice cream

Calli Halaris started making the sweet treat after getting her hands on an ice cream maker; then one sale led to another.

Newburg Church of Christ hosts community drive-up cookout

The Newburg Church of Christ wanted to help those in need during times of social distancing by hosting a community drive-up cookout.

  Volunteers stake flags on veterans’ headstones memorializing those laid to rest

Volunteers took time out of their day to memorialize those who fought for our freedom, putting flags at headstones to recognize all the veterans laid to rest at Eastern Cemetery.

  Muslims prepare to celebrate one of their biggest holiday virtually amid coronavirus

The coronavirus closed mosques and altered traditions for Muslims during Islam’s holy month. That’s also changing how Muslims celebrate their holiday Sunday.

  102-year-old local veteran celebrates birthday with drive-by parade

A Louisville veteran celebrated his 102nd birthday Friday with dozens of cars driving up and wishing him a happy birthday.

  Veterans urge people to seek alternatives after cancelations of public Memorial Day ceremonies

“I would hope that Americans would not stop honoring the individuals because they cannot come to a ceremony,” a retired Marine told WAVE 3 News.

JCPS serves its 1 millionth meal since school closures

Friday marked a big milestone for JCPS. The district served its one millionth meal to students at its emergency food sites.

Gilda’s Club helps Kentuckians go green during pandemic

Gilda’s Club Kentuckiana has delivered thousands of donated green light bulbs to people throughout Kentucky, Indiana and other parts of the country.

Riverview Independence Festival canceled because of coronavirus

The Riverview Independence Festival has been canceled for 2020.

JCPS expects to hand out 1 millionth meal of pandemic this week

Since local schools closed due to the coronavirus outbreak, many have been providing meals to students who rely on the meal programs.

  94-year-old World War II veteran from Louisville surprised with birthday drive-by parade

A 94-year-old veteran who served in World War II received a special surprise Saturday as dozens of vehicles drove by to wish him a happy birthday.

Restaurant gives out jambalaya to ‘anyone who needs it’

One local restaurant is looking out for folks in need by giving out a free hot meal.

Cardinal Dames raise money to help UofL workers fighting COVID-19

The Cardinal Dames usually support UofL athletes at school, but once a month they make a mission to help someone else. Now the Dames are helping feed UofL workers fighting the front line battle.

Polly’s Freeze opens for the season on Thursday

A Georgetown, Indiana institution for nearly 70 years, Polly’s Freeze gets ready to open again on Thursday. This summer, customers will notice some changes to keep customers safe from coronavirus.

Mission BBQ honors veterans with free meals to remember Armed Forces Week

Mission BBQ provided free meals to Veterans today in honor of Armed Forces Week.

‘Kindness is not canceled’: Down Syndrome of Louisville spreads sweet message during pandemic

Yard signs designed by Down Syndrome of Louisville with the message “Kindness is not canceled” were placed in the yards of more than 500 families with individuals in the home with Down syndrome.

  Catholic churches to resume in-person mass and communion

“I don't take lightly the efforts that are being made to return and to participation in mass,” Archbishop Joseph Kurtz said.

NuLu Bockfest canceled for 2020

The Nulu Bock Fest has been cancelled for this year, but will return in 2021.

Bridge replacement to close stretch of East Broadway for 3 months

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says work will begin May 26 to replace the nearly 100-year-old bridge spanning the South Fork of Beargrass Creek.

  Community activist pleads for masks, walk-in coronavirus testing in West Louisville

Maurice Beckley wants people in the California neighborhood of Louisville to take the virus more seriously.

Families, nursing homes making special preparations for Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is just two days away, and florists all over the Tri-State are working hard to fill orders.

Floyds Knobs nursing home residents treated to parade from family & first responders

Family members had a chance to talk to their loved ones through windows after the parade with masks on.

Steven Vanover Foundation donates $50,000 to 2 hospitals

The Steven Vanover Foundation, named after a Louisville man who died from a rare form of cancer in 2015, has made $25,000 donations to the two hospitals that treated him before he died.

Birthday parade held for Ky. woman, 109, who survived Spanish flu outbreak

Ruth Evelyn Harrington lives in Kuttawa.

C-130s fly over Kentucky honoring health care workers, first responders

The Kentucky Air National Guard planned the flyover for front line workers.

Daughters of the American Revolution make masks for essential workers

Daughters of the American Revolution members have made 250,000 fabric masks for essential workers nationwide.

Meals delivered to EMS workers on front lines of pandemic

The Ancient Order of Hibernian Hero Relief Initiative also plans to feed all the city department workers and hospital employees.

Send a card to healthcare heroes

Norton Healthcare asked the community to send in cards to workers to thank them for what they are doing to treat COVID-19 patients.

  Anonymous donor pays Kroger bills at 4 Louisville locations

The donation covered groceries during the first hour of shopping from 7 to 8 a.m., the hour dedicated to seniors and the more vulnerable shoppers.

Horses greet residents at Louisville senior living facility

The animals paid a visit to residents at Wesley Manor.

Four Pegs Beer Lounge serves over 500 meals to those in need

A Germantown pub helped those in need by providing hot meals to anyone who needed one Monday night.