New west Louisville complex planning for first events

The Norton Healthcare Sports & Learning Center announced new track and field events planned for this year as they prepare to open in the Russell neighborhood.

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  Day-long standoff ends peacefully in South Louisville

  Louisville man hoping to get COVID vaccine sooner faces bump in the road

  Pence reflects on time in office during Indiana visit following inauguration

  Emotions brought on by change of power better handled by changing focus, counselor says

  JCPS teacher turns inauguration into learning lesson for students

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  Black community leaders lead by example receiving COVID-19 vaccine

Floyd County extending 10 p.m. curfew at bars, restaurants; seating restricted to 75%

Hankison attorney hopes to move trial out of Jefferson County

Louisville hospital welcomes 32 babies in 1 day

2,942 new COVID-19 related cases, 62 new deaths reported in Indiana

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  Lamar Jackson thanks Bills Mafia for support of his favorite charity after suffering concussion

Jackson suffered a concussion Sunday during the third quarter of the Bills 17-3 playoff victory against the Ravens.

  Waitlist for COVID vaccine grows for seniors 70+ in Louisville

Over the past several days, it has been difficult for people to register for appointments.

  JCPS hopeful for in-person instruction in mid-March following completed vaccinations

JCPS Superintendent Marty Pollio said vaccination completion depends on how many vaccines the county health department receives.

Juvenile found dead in car after Wyandotte shooting, LMPD confirms

Police are asking anyone with information about the incident to call the LMPD Anonymous Tip Line at (502) 574-LMPD.

JCPS votes to allow winter sports to begin practice, competition

Beshear vetoes multiple bills meant to limit executive power during pandemic

Indiana governor touts COVID-19 recovery in State of State

Kentucky lawmakers tackling broad spectrum of topics this legislative session

  Hardin County suspect in Capitol siege turns himself in

  Mount Washington man faces judge on charges from U.S. Capitol siege

  Local hospitals prepare for possible outbreak of new COVID strain

The more contagious COVID strain first emerged in the United Kingdom.

Kentucky State Police troopers providing security at Biden’s inauguration

They will be temporarily sworn in as local officers during their duties.

  Child welfare volunteer group excited by proposal to add more Kentucky social workers

For a second straight year, increasing the number of social workers in Kentucky was noted as one of Governor Andy Beshear’s State of the Commonwealth priorities.

  Using the hybrid model, it’s back-to-school in Bullitt County

The Bullitt County Schools superintendent said that both staff and students are glad to be back in classroom.

  Medical leaders say second dose of vaccine key to immunity

As millions of people wait to get the coveted COVID-19 vaccination appointments, you may be surprised to know thousands of people across the country who were lucky enough to get the first dose are not showing up for the second one.

  Louisville healthcare systems out of vaccine for group 70 and older

Three days after three healthcare systems said they would be helping administer COVID-19 vaccine to people age 70 and older, each was were forced to close appointments after running out of shots and being flooded with calls.

  Limited vaccine supply forces some Louisville priority residents to be put on hold

During his weekly COVID-19 briefing Tuesday, Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer said the limited supply of a coronavirus vaccine is controlling how much the city distributes.

  New LMPD chief sworn in

Erika Shields comes to Louisville from Atlanta with 25 years of experience and has been in the spotlight before.

Gov. Beshear: 2,250 new COVID-19 cases in Ky. as the U.S. reports more than 400,000 COVID deaths

“That is a staggering loss, it’s so large it’s hard to actually see it in your mind how big it is,” Beshear said.

Bullitt County man accused of hitting glass panels on door during riot at U.S. Capitol

Video footage allegedly shows the man in a crowd of people trying to breach a barricaded door to the Speaker’s Lobby.

International Women’s Cup soccer coming to Louisville in August

A first-of-its-kind soccer tournament event will be coming to Louisville with one local team headlining games featuring national and international stars.

11 dogs to move to Kentucky Humane Society following rescue in Arkansas

Six dogs with heartworms and one dog who needed an amputation will be brought to Louisville after being rescued from a shelter in Arkansas.

  Couple celebrates 73rd wedding anniversary by receiving COVID-19 vaccine

The couple from Northern Kentucky started their wedding anniversary by getting their first COVID-19 vaccine.

Feds announce largest drug seizure in Owensboro history

The seizure includes 151 pounds of meth, which they say is half a million doses.

Mayor provides update on COVID-19 in Louisville

Louisville mayor Greg Fischer and chief health strategist Sarah Moyer are providing an update on COVID-19 in the city.

Indiana Statehouse remains closed ahead of possible protests

The Indiana Statehouse remains closed Tuesday morning ahead of possible protests Wednesday.

  Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy lives on through Louisville activists who marched with him

Throughout the civil rights movement, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. made an indelible impact across the country, but he also created a unique legacy in Kentucky.

  Caregiver concerned she won’t receive vaccine in Phase 1A

As the rollout of vaccinations for Phase 1B begins in some counties, there are people in Phase 1A who are concerned because they have not received a vaccination yet.

  Kentucky man ‘first’ to enter the Capitol through a smashed window

A fourth Kentuckian has now been charged in relation to the siege at the nation’s Capitol.

  First week of Tier 1B appointments completely booked; how to schedule a future appointment

All members of the general public are not allowed to get the shot just yet, but some new groups are now eligible.

UofL Health to open 5 urgent care centers

UofL Health is opening five new Urgent Care Plus centers in the Louisville area.

  Missing IU student would have turned 30 years old on Sunday

Lauren Spierer, an Indiana University student, disappeared nearly 10 years ago after a night out with friends in Bloomington in 2011.

  Arrests, digital crackdown create chilling effect for extremist groups

An internet crackdown and recent arrests of Kentucky residents who allegedly participated in the riot at the nation’s Capitol could be creating a chilling effect on extremist group activities.

  Hoosiers 70+ experience long wait times, no appointments when signing up for vaccine

Indiana health officials told reporters the issues are likely due to high traffic on the registration sites and lack of doses, not vaccination site capacity.

  Religious groups across Louisville honor Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

It’s been nearly 53 years since the assassination of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Still, his fight for equality is ongoing.

UofL women’s basketball ranked #1 in AP poll

For the first time in University of Louisville’s history, the women’s basketball team is ranked number 1 in the latest Associated Press poll.

1 dead, 1 injured in Madison crash

The two-vehicle crash was reported in the 5000 block of US Highway 421 around 7:05 p.m., according to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office.

18-year-old shot, killed on New Year’s Day identified

The victim was taken to Jewish Hospital where he died from his injuries around 1:45 a.m.

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  2 juveniles dead, 1 injured following crash in stolen SUV

Police said the vehicle was confirmed to be stolen and speed appeared to be a factor in the crash.

Gov. Beshear confirms 2,362 new COVID cases, 34 deaths in Sunday report

Over the past seven days, more than 23,050 new COVID cases were reported in the commonwealth.

Hall-of-famer Alfred ‘Butch’ Beard wants to cut ties with UofL

Alfred ‘Butch’ Beard wants to break all connections with UofL.

Bill seeks to make popcorn Indiana’s official state snack

A state lawmaker wants his colleagues to honor Indiana’s big popcorn crop by making the grain the state’s official snack.

Buffalo Bills fans donate money to Ravens QB Lamar Jackson’s favorite charity based in Louisville

Buffalo Bills fans are stepping up to help a Louisville-based charity after Saturday night’s AFC Divisional Round game.

Indiana State Department of Health Sunday update: 3,228 new cases, 24 new deaths

Sunday’s report confirmed an additional 3,228 cases of COVID-19 in Indiana

LMPD: Son arrested in connection with December murder of traffic control officer

Louisville Metro Police have made an arrest in connection to a traffic control officer found dead in her home on Cane Run Road back in December.

COVID vaccination for Phase 1B begins rollout on Monday

Monday marks a big transition on the vaccination front in Louisville at Broadbent Arena.

  Louisville gun violence program launching to help curb homicides

The program will work with local families to stop the violence.

FBI arrests Louisville man for role in U.S. Capitol protests

Beckley was arrested after he was caught on video at the capitol siege.

Honorary street sign unveiled for retired LMPD officer Sir Friendly C

On Saturday, city council leaders and community members unveiled an honorary street sign at the corner of Cecil Avenue and West Broadway in West Louisville.

Democrats call for Indiana’s minimum wage to increase

A renewed call by Democrats for an increase to Indiana’s minimum wage isn’t winning over Republicans who control the Statehouse

Family surprises Tri-State veteran with restored pickup truck

A special surprise for one Evansville veteran this weekend as his family gifted him with a newly restored pickup truck.

Zoneton Fire Protection District’s major on ventilator due to COVID

Zoneton Fire Protection District posted Saturday that Major Garry Key is on a ventilator after contracting the virus.

Gov. Beshear reports 3,096 new COVID cases Saturday, decreased positivity rate in Ky.

Saturday’s report confirmed an additional 3,096 cases of COVID-19 in Kentucky.

Bald eagle rescued in Bernheim Forest dies

A bald eagle that was rescued in Bernheim Forest back in December has died from her injuries.

Indiana State Department of Health Saturday update: 3,973 new cases, 41 new deaths

The new report Saturday confirmed an additional 3,973 cases of COVID-19 in Indiana.

Kentucky man facing charges after U.S. Capitol riot

A Kentucky man is now facing charges following the riot last week at the US Capitol.

Lane closures on I-265 after semi overturns in Clark County

An overturned semi on Interstate 265 is causing delays in traffic and lane closures Saturday morning.

  1 dead in early-morning apartment fire in Old Louisville

An early-morning apartment fire in Old Louisville Saturday morning has killed one person, according to Louisville Fire and Rescue.

  CDC says UK coronavirus variant could become predominant strain in US

According to the CDC, as of January 12, 76 cases of the strain have been identified in 10 states.

  Kentucky state officials prepare for planned protests over the weekend

Gov. Andy Beshear is making it clear he won’t stand for threats aimed at the Kentucky State Capitol.

  Some COVID-19 survivors dealing with lung damage

A Louisville pulmonologist said long-term effects on someone’s lungs depend on how severe their COVID symptoms were.

  Process to register for COVID vaccine in Kentucky explained

Appointments to get vaccinated in Kentucky appear to be going as fast as the coronavirus spread.

Man flees with cash after armed robbery, shooting at Shorty’s Liquor Store

A gunman came into the store, threatened the clerk on duty at the time and demanded money, an LMPD spokesperson said.

100-year-old hospital volunteer receives COVID-19 vaccine in Evansville

The COVID-19 vaccination means the world to one of Ascension Saint Vincent’s very favorite volunteers. This returning volunteer is 100-years-old.

  Interim LMPD chief gives final interview before saying goodbye

Yvette Gentry agreed to take the position after Robert Schroeder, the interim chief at the time, decided to retire before the permanent hire was made.

  ‘Surreal and shocking’: Kentucky Veteran’s Club president reacts to Capitol protests

"As a combat veteran who went overseas to fight for our way of life and preservation of what we hold dear, it was very troubling to watch," Jeremy Harrell said.

  Kentuckians 70 and older to get COVID vaccine starting Monday

Norton Healthcare, UofL Health and Baptist Health are accepting appointments from individuals 70 and older.