Mayor Fischer declares racism a public health crisis

Louisville mayor Greg Fischer signed an executive order declaring racism a public health crisis on Tuesday.

  Petition to reopen Kentucky restaurants make rounds as some struggle to keep doors open

  Ways to get the most from your children under NTI

  Louisville’s top health official provides latest on vaccine preparedness in the city

Norton Children’s Hospital, local artists unveil parking garage mural

Beshear: ‘Today is the very worst day we have had for reporting on the spread of coronavirus,’ 4,151 new cases Tuesday

Crews battle railroad car fire in south Louisville

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  FORECAST: Tonight will be the coldest of the season so far

Jennings County former sheriff’s deputy arrested on multiple fraud charges, police say

Bad Bunny is Spotify’s most-streamed artist of 2020

  Louisville restaurant, bar owners applying for $10,000 state relief money say it’s not enough

  Beshear: Kentucky to receive COVID vaccine as early as mid-December

  Churchill Downs: Outgoing track president describes ongoing dialogue with community following protests

  Two killed in double shooting on Six Mile Lane identified by coroner

The two people who died after a shooting on Six Mile Lane have been identified by the coroner’s office.

  Kevin Flanery: Churchill Downs Racetrack President retires after series of big challenges

After 11 years in charge, Churchill Downs Racetrack President Kevin Flanery is retiring, leaving behind a track and a sport facing rapid changes.

  Parents grieve over son killed during carjacking

Eva Helms was about to leave home she there was a knock at her door. It was a Jefferson County deputy coroner with news she never thought she'd hear.

  Small business hopes week-long Cyber Monday deals will draw clients amid pandemic

Some, like the AHHA Center in Bardstown, are finding online promotions have become key to attracting customers as the pandemic continues.

AG Cameron files emergency application with US Supreme Court in latest move to open private, religious schools

  KSP releases body-camera video of LMPD officer-involved shooting

  COVID-19 Vaccine: When will it be available for you?

Code Louisville program places more than 500 graduates into tech careers

  Man accused of shooting at Paddock Shops appears in court

Articles of impeachment filed again over Gov. Mike DeWine’s COVID-19 restrictions

Gov. Beshear: ‘We do what it takes and we do not give up,’ 2,124 new cases of COVID in Ky. Monday

The new report is the second-highest number of cases reported on a Monday with 2,124 new cases.

  Religious schools return to in-person classes Monday, defying court of appeals ruling

An executive order by Gov. Andy Beshear requiring schools to move to online learning to prevent the spread of COVID-19 did not stop some schools from continuing in-person classes after the Thanksgiving break.

KSP to release bodycam footage of LMPD officer-involved shooting Monday

Kentucky State Police updated an investigation into a deadly Louisville Metro Police officer-involved shooting in the Portland neighborhood.

Former Kentucky representative shares heart failure journey

Dwight Butler’s journey took a remarkable turn last year when he received a new heart.

Tenn. baby breaks record after being born from 27-year-old embryo

Molly Everette Gibson was frozen as an embryo for more than 27 years before being born to her parents, Tina and Ben Gibson.

Local Better Business Bureau COO dies after more than 16 years with organization

Gadansky has been with the BBB for more than 16 years, and the organization said December 1 would have marked his 17-year anniversary.

1 wounded, suspect arrested in I-71 road rage shooting

The shooting happened on I-71 north of Campbellsburg. The suspect was later arrested in Northern Kentucky.

Zoneton Fire District selling bracelets in support of fire chief battling cancer

The Zoneton Fire Protection District continues to show their support for their fire chief, Rob Orkies, who is currently battling cancer in the ICU.

  Virginia Moore, Gov. Beshear’s sign language interpreter, to return Monday

Gov. Andy Beshear’s sign language interpreter Virginia Moore is expected back at Beshear’s side Monday.

5,518 new COVID-19 related cases, 142 new deaths reported in Indiana

The state has a 21.6% positivity rate.

UPS pilot group reports 100 COVID-19 cases in 1 month

Two hundred people in the UPS pilot group have tested positive for COVID-19, with the latest 100 cases occurring in a one-month period, according to the Independent Pilots Association.

Kentucky home catches on fire twice in 2 days

A house caught fire twice in two days in Mt. Vernon over the weekend.

  Road rage apparent cause of shooting near Paddock Shops

The suspect fled the scene, but later surrendered to LMPD officers.

  Sheriff: Mom’s boyfriend put 5-year-old out of car for “being unruly” before he was hit, killed by another vehicle

A 5-year-old child has died after being hit by a vehicle in Fort Mitchell Sunday evening.

Lauren Jones suffering from headaches 14 days after COVID-19 diagnosis

A member of the WAVE 3 News Sunrise team is now fighting COVID-19.

Jasper woman accused of shoplifting over $800 worth of merchandise from Dillard’s

Dillard’s loss prevention catches woman shoplifting over $800 worth of merchandise.

Beshear: ‘Each of our contributions matter,’ 2,803 new COVID cases in Ky. Sunday

Kentucky governor Andy Beshear thanked those in the commonwealth who “rose to the challenge” in fighting the spread of COVID-19 over Thanksgiving weekend.

Riders spread Christmas joy in 38th Annual Toys for Tots Run in Louisville

Motorcycle riders once again took the time to spread a little holiday joy by participating in this year’s annual Toys for Tots Run in Louisville.

  Family of man found dead on River Road pleads for help, answers

A week has passed and the victim’s half-brother wants to know why he became another victim of a violent year.

Several people shot near downtown Lexington, one dead

Police say several people were shot early Sunday morning near downtown Lexington.

Indiana State Department of Health Sunday update: 4,335 new cases, 24 new deaths

Sunday’s report confirmed 4,335 new cases of COVID-19 in Indiana.

  Salvation Army’s Angel Tree campaign seeking adoptions with one week left

This year, The Salvation Army’s goal is to help 10,000 local children.

AAA advises drivers to prepare for cold weather

As rain and snow returns to the Tri-State Monday and Tuesday, AAA advises drivers to brush up on their winter driving skills.

Court of appeals sides with Gov. Beshear to keep private, religious schools closed for in-person instruction

The U.S. Court of Appeals struck down an exemption on an executive order by the governor allowing private and religious schools to reopen for in-person learning.

Pilot, passenger walk away unharmed in plane crash near French Lick Airport

An investigation is underway after a single-engine plane crashed near the French Lick Airport Saturday afternoon.

Man in critical condition after shooting

The victim was taken to University of Louisville hospital for treatment.

  Livestreaming bystander hit and arrested during police situation in Jeffersontown

A Jeffersontown Police Officer is caught on camera hitting and trying to put a bystander into custody.

  Small Business Saturday hopes to reinvigorate local economy amid pandemic

Small businesses are the backbone of our economy, but during the pandemic, it’s on the verge of breaking.

  Family hosts vigil, balloon release for 19-year-old killed in drive-by shooting last December

The family of Christian Gwynn, a teenager who died last December in a drive-by shooting on 43rd and Market, hosted a balloon release to honor him on his birthday.

Gov. Beshear: ’We have come so far and we are almost there,’ 2,437 new cases in Ky. Saturday

Kentucky governor Andy Beshear began his update on COVID-19 Saturday asking Kentuckians to stay vigilant as vaccines continue to come closer within sight.

Fire devastates barn at Camp Hi-Ho in Simpsonville, crew to ‘rebuild and repair’

It was reported shortly after 9 p.m.

Crews battle major fire at Acapulco Mexican Restaurant in Florence, KY

Fire crews were at the scene of a large fire at the Acapulco Mexican Restaurant.

Ky. AG Cameron files brief in response to appeal keeping religious, private schools closed

Cameron's brief comes in response to an appeal by Governor Beshear to keep private, religious schools closed for in-person learning.

Indiana State Department of Health Saturday update: 4,535 new cases, 66 new deaths

The new report confirmed 4,535 new cases of COVID-19 in Indiana, according to the ISDH.

Police find man shot dead inside vehicle in Klondike neighborhood

Officers were sent to the intersection of Klondike Lane and Mid Dale Lane around 5:00 a.m. Saturday on reports of a suspicious vehicle.

‘It makes that more interesting for young girls that are watching:’ Queen’s Gambit series inspires Kentuckians to buy chess

The Queen's Gambit was released last month, and it's having an impact on Kentuckians.

Biden plans swift moves to protect and advance LGBTQ rights

As vice president in 2012, Joe Biden endeared himself to many LGBTQ Americans by endorsing same-sex marriage even before his boss, President Barack Obama.

12-year-old Gamecock fan with cerebral palsy surprised with dream gameday experience

Banks Jones is a huge South Carolina Gamecocks fan and, thanks to some students at the university and a non-profit organization, his dreams are coming true.

  Facebook page ‘Adopt A Server’ created to help service industry workers

The rules are simple: service industry workers post “I am looking to be adopted” along with an Amazon wish list, and anyone who can help can comment “adopted.”

Touchdown Friday Night: Nov. 27 scores

Here are the scores for Touchdown Friday Night on Nov. 27.

  Make Ends Meet: How to have a happy holiday shopping experience

Shoppers who need to save time and money this Christmas while holiday shopping there are ways to win big if they’re in pursuit of the perfect gift with an even better price.

  Black Friday brings the new ‘Black Market’ to Louisville’s West End food desert

On the day after Thanksgiving, an oasis appeared in one of the city’s biggest food deserts, bringing fresh food closer to home for West End residents.

Kings Island transforms Eiffel Tower into region’s tallest Christmas tree

The park transformed the 314-ft. tower with lights Friday night.

  Should you get tested after attending a Thanksgiving gathering?

Many spend Black Friday starting their holiday shopping, but in Louisville, the lines were packed at UofL Health's COVID testing location on Brook Street.

  Beshear files appeal to keep private, religious schools closed for in-person classes

U.S. District Judge Gregory Van Tatenhove made the ruling on a lawsuit initially filed by Attorney General Daniel Cameron and Danville Christian Academy on Nov. 20.

Kentucky reports highest number of new COVID cases on Thanksgiving

Beshear reported 3,870 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday and 1,747 on Friday.

  Louisville small businesses manage Black Friday crowds amid COVID

Local stores need your support after an already difficult holiday season.

  Report: Man who killed co-worker at Big O Tires pleads guilty

A man originally charged with murder following the shooting death of his co-worker last year has pleaded guilty to a lesser charge, according to a report.

  Don’t click on that offer that seems too good to be true

If an offer seems to good to be true, it probably is. Be wary of texts and emails that promise you big rewards.

  Shoppers take advantage of unusual Black Friday

The crowds may be smaller this year, but some shoppers are still all in for Black Friday deals.

Old Louisville shooting under investigation

The victim was described as conscious and alert when she was taken for treatment.

Richmond Hill boy starts coffee, donut stand to buy toys for kids

An 8-year-old boy in Richmond Hill decided to start his own business in his front yard to help raise money for toys for the fire department’s toy drive.

Salvation Army serves socially distanced Thanksgiving dinner to people in need

Many were served at the Salvation Army building on South Brook Street, but a number of other meals were also delivered throughout the community.

DaBaby turns Charlotte parking lot into outdoor restaurant to feed community

Charlotte native and Grammy-nominated artist DaBaby turned a parking lot into an outdoor restaurant to help feed the homeless community and all those in need on Thanksgiving.

  Army veteran delivers meals to homeless in downtown Louisville

Thursday, Jeremy Harrell drove around downtown Louisville with a full truck and a full heart.

  Family cooks Thanksgiving meals for Ronald McDonald House residents

People can donate to the Ronald McDonald House at any McDonalds by rounding up their total bill.

  ‘Greatest Cleanup in West End History’ planned for Saturday

When LaFon “Fonz” Brown drives around neighborhoods in west Louisville, he wants to see change.

  Wayside Christian Mission adapts to pandemic, provides Thanksgiving meals

More than 1,000 volunteers serve hundreds of people who are homeless during the holiday.