Indiana University could make SAT, ACT tests optional

Indiana University could soon stop requiring students to submit ACT or SAT scores with their college applications.

Indiana State Police arrest wrong way driver for driving while impaired

Historic Jackson Brewery warehouse caught on fire

Prosecutor weighs in on Bevin’s pardons

Charlestown mayoral vote recount retains democrat Treva Hodges as winner of November election

  Louisville animal sanctuary saves pigs from being fed to lions

‘Courageous Carter’, boy who received thousands of birthday cards, has end of chemo party

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Rescue squad saves man stuck on ledge of Cumberland River bank

West Louisville YMCA now open to the public

Man charged with murder in fatal Klondike neighborhood shooting

2,500 wreaths laid in Louisville to honor veterans during holidays

Disc golf charity event in Fort Knox collecting donations for Toys for Tots

I-265 South lane near I-71 entrance ramp blocked Saturday due to injury accident

Annual ‘Take What You Can Tote’ event gives clothes to those in need

Jefferson County Public Schools invited the Louisville community in need to grab clothing during their annual “Take What You Can Tote” giveaway event.

  Man accused of killing mother found at auto body shop and her friend

Larry Sauer, 35, allegedly murdered two people on Dec. 26, 2017.

  CDC says flu now widespread in Kentucky and Indiana

New numbers were released from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that is shedding light on how dangerous the flu has already been this season.

Cards basketball collecting toys for charity before Saturday’s game

Anyone heading to the University of Louisville men’s basketball game Saturday against Eastern Kentucky can also help make a child’s holiday bright by donating a new toy.

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  Matt Bevin’s Pardons: Who’s saying what?

  Former Cardinals, NFL star Deion Branch earns degree from UofL

Silver Alert issued for Fort Wayne man

Grant County man arrested on 20 child pornography charges

Volunteers pack baskets for St. John’s Christmas Food Drive

Mail carrier helps stranded veteran bleeding on doorstep

The veteran fell in his driveway, and no one was around to help.

Report: ‘Penis fish’ take over California beach

They showed up on Drakes Beach last Friday.

Report: NFL player cut from the Giants for calling critic the R-word on Twitter

"The refusal to acknowledge the inappropriate and offensive language was the determining factor," Giants coach Pat Shurmur said of Janoris Jenkins’ firing.

Second suspect arrested for fatal Oldham County Thorntons hit and run, charged with robbery

Quintin Mitchell, 21, was arrested at a home in the 1900 block of Crums Lane Friday night

Report: Official Baby Yoda toys rolled out by Hasbro

The Baby Yoda Hasbro toys won’t be available until May of 2020

New Albany teen found guilty of attempted murder

It took the jury just under five hours to find Braidan Coy, 18, guilty of attempted murder and aggravated battery.

Sentence modification denied for woman convicted of fatal crash that killed her children

Ericka Fouch is currently serving an 18-year sentence for an OWI that caused the deaths of her two children.

Report: Major League Baseball to remove weed from list of ‘drugs of abuse’, will test for opioids instead

Rather than imposing penalties for those who test positive for opioids or cocaine, they will be sent to treatment.

  Crash survivor credits Christmas song, sister with saving her voice

Becky Rains, over the course of years, built up the ability and the courage to sing.

Kentuckiana Korean American Association helps Louisville homeless

The Kentuckiana Korean American Association donated several winter jackets to people at Wayside Christian Mission.

‘They were fighting by the wells’: Refugee students write book about getting clean water

The book is part of a collaboration with the non-profit organization WaterStep.

Bevin tweetstorm addresses pardon backlash

Friday evening as Kentuckians were putting on their coats to head home for the cold weekend, former Gov. Matt Bevin began a tweet with “1/20.”

Diabetes drug metformin probed by FDA for potential cancer-causing agent

Common brand names of the medication include Fortamet and Glucophage.

Ford recalls nearly 550,000 trucks built in Louisville over interior fire hazard

Ford has issued another recall on its Super Duty pickup trucks.

LFD firefighters double Meals on Wheels deliveries as home check-ups

LFD firefighters helped deliver an annual supply of shelf-stable food items to Meals on Wheels recipients on Friday.

PRP High School staff member injured during ‘altercation among students’

The staff member was taken to the hospital and is expected to be okay.

Man arrested in connection to 2017 double murder

Man arrested in connection to double murder two years after the crimes.

  76 years after Marine killed in World War II, remains return to Louisville for military burial

World War II Marine Jack Bayens was killed in the Battle of Tarawa, but his family long believed he was buried at sea.

Cincinnati Zoo polar bear turns 30; baby could be on the way

Little One turned 30 Friday, and his offspring could be on the way, according to zoo officials.

New Orleans City Hall under cyber attack

New Orleans City Hall is currently under a cyber attack, sources say.

  Louisville reports first official flu death of the season

The statewide total has now reached four deaths.

Missing 15-year-old believed to be in extreme danger; Silver Alert issued

Clayton Matthew Johnson was last seen in Terre Haute at 2:05 a.m. on Dec. 7, according to Indiana State Police.

Garth Brooks sells out Cincinnati concert in 75 minutes

65,000 tickets were sold in less than one hour.

Dickie V says Bevin should be ‘ashamed’ over man he pardoned

Two sports personalities are weighing in on pardons made by former Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin.

People show up at Cincinnati-area home due to wrong addresses on FedEx packages

A Monroe woman says random people started showing up to her home after a wrong address was put on the boxes.

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  Officer hit, police cruiser window shattered

An officer’s window was shattered by what appeared to be a gunshot, according to Louisville Metro police.

  Charlestown community remembers fallen officer Sgt. Ben Bertram one year after his death

“This last year has been very, very tough,” the Charlestown Police assistant chief and Bertram’s brother-in-law said.

Report: ‘Survivor’ contestant kicked off show for inappropriate behavior

‘Survivor’ contestant Dan Spilo was kicked off the show after an off-camera incident.

Report: Lamar Jackson beats Michael Vick’s single-season rushing yards record

Lamar Jackson made history Thursday night during the Baltimore Ravens matchup against the New York Jets.

Live-action gaming experience hits Louisville, first of its kind in the country

Activate Games features touch-activated climbing walls, laser mazes, and electronic basketball arcade games.

  Caroling W. KY teachers surprise students

This is the second year leaders from Deer Park Elementary have gone out caroling.

LMPD investigating fatal crash near Algonquin and South Louisville

Metrosafe reported it is unknown what caused the crash.

Louisville Metro Council overturns Holy Name landmark designation, hires consultant for parking meters

It's a win for the Archdiocese which wants to tear the aging Holy Name buildings down and build a new headquarters for Catholic Charities.

Hart County man charged with sexual exploitation offenses

Devin Avery, 25, is accused of posting several sexually explicit images of underage females online.

Arrest made in November shooting that injured 1 in Wyandotte neighborhood

Michael Greenwell Jr., 18, is charged with assault.

The Village Market food hall and bar planned for Paristown Pointe

The market will have an outdoor dining area for folks to enjoy good food in an enjoyable atmosphere.

Louisville Fire Department promotes 22 employees at special ceremony

“It’s nice to celebrate accomplishments," said LFD Captain Dennis Eggen.

Caesars unveils new Southern Indiana casino

“We haven’t been to Vegas, but it's just a Vegas-type experience you see here," a customer at the Thursday opening of Caesars Southern Indiana said.

Former UofL linebacker Robert McCune, 9 others hit with federal conspiracy, fraud charges

Robert McCune is among ten ex-NFL players charged for conspiracy, wire fraud, and healthcare fraud.

  Community activists pardoned by Bevin

Community Activist 2X and the ACLU's Amanda Hall both received pardons from outgoing Gov. Matt Bevin.

  LMPD internal investigation shows officer cursed at, discouraged domestic violence victims from seeking help

Many view Louisville Metro Police officers as protectors, but one officer is accused of being just the opposite.

New funding will reverse ‘no collection-no delay’ holiday rules set during budget discussions

Public Works will cover $35,000 from its Fiscal Year 2020 budget and Council will cover the rest from its own carryforward funds from Fiscal Year 2019.

  Beshear signs executive order restoring felon voting rights

Beshear fulfilled a campaign promise signing an executive order automatically restoring voting rights for some felons in the state.

KY Horse Racing Commission phasing out race-day use of controversial drug

The drug Lasix is administered to horses to reduce or prevent bleeding from exercise.

Work continues on large sewer pipe under Harrods Creek

MSD has stopped the sewage overflow at the construction site on Harrods Creek in Prospect, allowing work for the sewer line repair to proceed.

Fort Campbell holds memorial service for those killed in plane crash 34-years ago

Eight crew members and 248 soldiers died after a plane crash at Gander International Airport in Newfoundland, Canada on Dec. 12, 1985.

  Neighbor upset after video reveals city worker throwing recycling bin

Some people in Louisville's Portland neighborhood thought it was just kids causing trouble when their recycling bins kept being found out of place or broken.

Flu death reported in Louisville

Health officials say the unvaccinated man or woman had underlying medical conditions. They died on Dec. 7.

North Vernon man dies in Jennings County crash

Mark Holt, 58, died on Tuesday.

  Lewis resigns as Ky. education commissioner

The resignation of Dr. Wayne Lewis was voluntary, according to David Karem, chairman of the Kentucky Board of Education.

TARC and Kroger partner together for improved mobility

There are now 20 in-store Kroger locations across Kentucky and Indiana for the public to now add fare and purchase MyTARC cards.

  Oscar Kays: Man who shot ISP officer sentenced to home incarceration

Oscar Kays, 81, was sentenced to home incarceration Thursday in a Clark County courtroom.

Billy Reed: Remembering UofL’s first NCAA title team 40 years later

You see Darrell Griffith today and you swear he still could do one of the creative slams that earned him the nickname "Dr. Dunkenstein" during his senior year at the University of Louisville in 1979-80.

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Missing Indiana man believed to be in extreme danger; Silver Alert issued

Cameron Dwayne Reed was last seen around 11 p.m. Wednesday in Columbus, according to Indiana State Police.

  Two Hardin County churches cleaning up after weekend vandalism

"They just came in and destroyed anything they could get their hands on," the daughter of the pastor at Needham Cumberland Presbyterian Church said.

Report: Goodell says ‘thorough’ investigation into Patriots taping Bengals is coming

Roger Goodell said the Patriots’ Spygate scandal of 2007 would play into the investigation.