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  Protesters march the streets of Louisville calling attention to police brutality

  Kentucky officials monitoring for signs of voter intimidation

  Eviction assistance programs in Louisville stripped of income requirements

  Why you should wait to get tested for coronavirus

  Kentucky state treasurer applauded and criticized for executive order report

  AP FACT CHECK: Falsehoods and fumbles in Trump-Biden debate

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  Meet the candidates for Jefferson County School Board District 7

  Teenager hears mom’s voice with donated hearing aid

  JCPS breaks ground for new South Louisville area school

AMBER ALERT: Mom and 2 kids missing out of Colorado, authorities believe they are victims of foul play

WKYT Investigates | Kentucky voting trends

Webster County judge sends Amish brothers to prison for violating their probation

NICU babies get cozy in Halloween costumes at UofL Hospital

The photos are taken by a night shift nurse and each baby’s family gets a framed copy.

Person wounded in shooting near UPS Operations Center; victim not a UPS employee

The shooting reportedly happened around 5:15 p.m., a Metrosafe spokesperson confirmed. It did not occur on UPS property.

82-year-old woman dies after being shot near Downtown Lexington

Alice Carter leaves behind children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

Viral video of man kicking duct-taped dog ends with animal cruelty arrests

A video showing a man kicking a duct-taped dog across a room quickly went viral on Facebook. Now two men are facing animal cruelty charges.

Beshear on COVID: ‘We can’t continue having more than 1,000 cases every day'

Narcotics suspect arrested with large amount of drugs, cash

2,880 new COVID-19 related cases, 42 new deaths reported in Indiana

  StormTALK! Weather Blog: Thursday Update

Middletown library branch to move to more permeant location

  Dozens evacuated during fire at St. Matthews condominium

  Community activists call on Metro Council to pass police use of force ordinance

LMPD Interim Chief Yvette Gentry testified to the Metro Council Public Safety Committee that the ordinance would take away flexibility that is needed with ever-changing policy.

  Indiana to deploy National Guard to help long-term care facilities with COVID-19 surge

The hope is that additional help will allow facility staff members to solely focus on caring for the residents.

  Black man staying in Louisville Airbnb claims neighbors racially profiled group, barged into home

WAVE 3 News attempted to reach the couple in the video by knocking on their front door multiple times throughout the day, but there was no response.

  CDC survey shows spike in mental health issues among Americans due to COVID pandemic

“The pandemic creates a whole extra constellation of struggles and stresses on top of that,” a Louisville-based clinical social worker said.

  Louisville hospitals ready for COVID-19 spike, increased hospitalizations

On Tuesday, leaders at UofL Health, Norton Healthcare and Baptist Health told WAVE 3 News they've seen an uptick in COVID-19 patients in their facilities.

Investigators still pursuing leads in 1997 case of missing teen

Erica Fraysure was 17 years old when she disappeared in Northern Kentucky.

  Etown man killed while helping others remembered for selfless, playful spirit

Michael Fizer is remembered as a loving family member.

Metro Corrections employee sues LMPD detective for role in her arrest

A civilian employee of Louisville Metro Department of Corrections acquitted of criminal charges is suing a Louisville Metro Police Department detective for his role in her arrest.

  Home destroyed in Sellersburg explosion

The cause of the explosion is under investigation.

Woman charged with murder after man found shot dead in Paoli home

Sabrina Dunn is being held at the Orange County Jail.

Minnesota woman’s obituary: In lieu of flowers ‘do not vote for Trump’

An obituary for a Minneapolis-area woman who died at age 93 included one specific request for her mourners.

Meade County home explosion investigation continues

Four people were hospitalized in Aug.

NB I-65 in Clark County reopened following semi crash

The crash happened around 9 a.m. near mile marker 6.

JCPS, Humana partner to create service center for families

The center will be open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Gov. Beshear confirms second-highest number of new COVID cases and deaths in Ky.

Gov. Andy Beshear on Wednesday reported 1,487 new cases of COVID-19 and 21 more deaths.

  Grand juror disputes AG Cameron’s claim that panel was given options in Breonna Taylor case

A judge on Tuesday granted an anonymous grand juror’s request to speak publicly about the Breonna Taylor investigation.

Free rides to the polls offered by Breonna Taylor Foundation

The Breonna Taylor Foundation is offering a free shuttle service on several days leading up to, and on Election Day.

People can call to participate in LMPD survey

Hillard Heintze, a Chicago-based company, is conducting the survey top-to-bottom survey of the department.

Man arrested in connection with murder of Mt. Vernon business owner

The victim was found murdered in her store in September.

  Goode Morning Weather Blog: Wednesday Update

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COVID-19, school funding hot topics in 1st Indiana governor debate

COVID-19 and funding for Hoosier schools were hot topics during the Indiana gubernatorial debate Tuesday night.

  $10,000 reward offered for information on 2012 murder of Bryan Lewis

“There’s days I just want to give up and there’s other days, like, if I don’t fight, who is going to fight for him besides his family?” his mother questioned.

  JCPS lays out updated back to school plan, still uncertain when in-person classes will resume

Many parents want to see kids back in classrooms in person as soon as possible.

Sen. Kennedy introduces bill to recognize utility linemen as first responders

More than 8,300 utility line technicians are working in disaster conditions to rebuild electrical infrastructure across Louisiana.

Indiana governor faces debate challenges over virus actions

Indiana’s number of COVID-19 hospitalizations and intensive care unit patients are both up nearly 90% in the past month.

  Two men arrested in Jeffersonville after impersonating detectives, police say

Two men were arrested in Jeffersonville Friday after police say they claimed to be police detectives, attempting to scam residents for money.

  Study says passengers at low risk of catching COVID-19 on a flight

The study attempts of answer the question: What would happen if you were on a flight with someone infected with COVID-19?

Plush toy of Mount Washington K9 officer Bane available for pre-order

Now you can own your own plush toy replica of Mt. Washington Police Department’s first K9 officer.

Board of Education approves land purchase for new West Louisville elementary school

The new West Louisville elementary school would be connected to the YMCA at the location, and would replace two school buildings considered “deteriorated facilities,” according to JCBE.

  Gov. Beshear: ‘We have begun state surge preparations again,' 1,312 new COVID cases Tuesday

Beshear said the Commonwealth is preparing for a COVID-19 case surge after multiple days of high case reports.

Judge revokes bond of ‘rent-for-sex’ landlord after more court order violations

John Klosterman settled a lawsuit at the end of September accusing him of trying to trade sex for reduced rent.

Early voters flock to the polls in southern Indiana

Hundreds of people have been cycling in and out of the Clark County Circuit Court since early voting started.

Trump ups pressure on Barr to probe Bidens as election nears

In addition to his call for a Biden probe, the president has become frustrated with Barr over the pace of the Justice Department’s investigation into the origin of the Russia probe.

  Kentucky parents anxious and hopeful about rising COVID-19 cases

It’s an exciting time for families in several school districts, but it also can be a little nerve-wracking as cases of COVID-19 are on the rise in the Commonwealth.

  Seasonal Affective Disorder is a real thing, affecting women more than men

Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD, affects about 10 million Americans every year and starts to ramp up during the end of fall and into early winter.

  Bullitt County family continues search for Justin Burt, the neighbors who police say last saw him

Burt disappeared during the early morning hours of September 4, according to the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office.

  Man accused of fatally stabbing, shooting stepfather in Lake Forest

The SWAT and the Hostage Negotiating Teams also responded to the home.

Pfizer: Mid-November earliest it can seek virus vaccine OK

Scientists have been cautioning that it’s unlikely data showing a leading shot actually works would come until November or December.

Baseball bat factory opens outlet store

For the first time ever, Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory will sell Major League Baseball prime bats with slight blemishes directly to the public from the factory floor.

  StormTALK! Weather Blog: Tuesday Update

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

The two families are now accepting donations and nonperishable food items for others affected by gun violence.

  Mask mandate extended in Floyd County until Dec. 31, may be extended again

Floyd County is extending its face covering mandate.

  Judge to rule on motion to keep evidence confidential in Brett Hankison case

A motion requesting to keep the evidence against former LMPD Detective Brett Hankison away from the public’s eye was jointly filed Thursday.

  Trump ‘running angry,’ attacks polls, press and Dr. Fauci

One week since returning to the campaign trail, where his handling of the pandemic is a central issue to voters, Trump blasted his government’s own scientists for their criticism of his performance.

  Security cams catch NKY gym thieves in the act, owner says

The gym is asking anyone who recognizes the thieves to contact police.

  Early voters flock to polling sites, west end facilities

As each early voting day passes, the numbers show fewer and fewer people are going to the west end sites to cast their ballots.

  COVID-19 vaccine distribution dependent on multiple factors

The planned timeline for a COVID-19 vaccine distribution for everyone in Kentucky is about a year, once it comes around.

  Pandemic fatigue could lead to increased coronavirus cases

To celebrate the fall season, Emily Morris drove to a local winery with her friends on Saturday. But the crowds convinced her to stay in the car.

  Kentucky voters decide on justice system term lengths, qualifications

In Kentucky, voters have to decide on Amendment 2 - whether to change the state constitution when it comes to district court judges and commonwealth's attorneys.

  JCPS sports in jeopardy as COVID-19 cases rise in Jefferson County

JCPS Superintendent Dr. Marty Pollio announced school sports could be at risk of suspension as Jefferson County enters the “red zone” for COVID-19 cases.

  Need a flu shot? Here is how to get one, and it’s free

Health officials say getting a flu vaccine is important because the flu season is running into the COVID-19 pandemic.

AAA, safety partners urging motorists to stay alert on the road

According to AAA, an average of 23 tow operators are killed at the roadside every year.

Prospect woman killed, husband charged following deadly ATV wreck

A woman was killed in Grayson County over the weekend when her husband crashed the ATV they were in, investigators said.

Gov. Beshear says Kentucky in a ‘third escalation’ of COVID cases, 647 new cases Monday

The briefing started off with the governor speaking on the recent uptick of cases in the state and dealing with a third escalation in positives.

Gov. Beshear releases guide to help Kentuckians avoid charity scams this holiday season

Gov. Andy Beshear released a guide to help Kentuckians avoid charity scams as the holiday season approaches.

Man shot dead by Family Dollar customer who was angry for long wait in checkout line, Cleveland police say

Homicide detectives are investigating a murder that stemmed from an argument between two customers at a Cleveland Family Dollar store.

Wildlife in Need owner still in custody in New York

Former “Wildlife in Need” owner Tim Stark remains in custody in New York.

Guitars played, made by Eddie Van Halen go to auction

Each of the Van Halen guitars is expected to fetch between $60,000 and $80,000.