FORECAST: Rivers fall and temperatures rise

We’ll start the day with some clouds, but become mostly sunny by afternoon.

Independence Police Department search for missing 82-year-old woman

Inmate dies in altercation at federal prison in Kentucky

Indiana State Department of Health Sunday update: 748 new cases, 11 new deaths

LMPD: 4 people arrested in downtown caravan protest Saturday

Search continues for James Hutchinson and Nylo Lattimore

Early-morning fire in Portland neighborhood destroys home, displaces 3 residents

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Louisville native Jack Harlow donates $500 thousand to Kentucky HBCUs

  Veterans Club extends tiny home community project with ownership of Veterans Village

UPDATE: Several roads closed due to high water in Louisville

  Utica residents were prepared for flood waters but not concerned

  Crews work to clear flooded roadways in Louisville

One year since first COVID case reported in Ky.; Beshear, victims remember those whose lives were lost

Deadly shooting in Hardin County under investigation by KSP

Kentucky State Police is currently investigating a deadly shooting Friday night in Hardin County that killed one man.

Million-dollar winning Mega Millions ticket sold in Louisville

Someone in Louisville is about to be a million dollars richer as a winning Mega Millions ticket was recently sold in the city.

Indiana State Department of Health Saturday update: 1,243 new cases, 36 new deaths

Seven-day positivity rate for COVID-19 tests in the state is now listed as 3.2 percent.

  Pet owners concerned on what post-pandemic life may look like

Now that vaccines are rolling out and restrictions are loosening up, there is more talk about returning to the office. That could be causing some anxiety for some pet owners.

Kentucky to create memorial for state’s COVID-19 victims

  Senate OKs $1.9T virus relief bill that includes stimulus checks

Saturday Night: Circle airs live Opry special benefiting Feeding America

SC House passes bill to ticket slow left lane drivers

‘Only in Jackson’: Woman filmed twerking on JPD cruiser not to face charges

  Some Kentucky, Indiana school districts consider returning to classrooms full-time

  Ohio River flooding continues; restaurants prepare to clean up

The Ohio River has gone out of its banks and into homes and businesses.

How to safely clean up after flooding, per MSD

Louisville Metro Sewer District officials urge property owners before cleaning up to take photos.

‘I broke down:’ Brotherly love forces rare forfeit of high-school wrestling match

One last-minute change of heart upturned a result that had already been decided.

  Metro Parks Department lays out summer plans for public pools

Some public pools in Louisville will likely be open, while another may be closed for the summer.

  Louisville MSD activates 12 city pump stations to keep out flood waters

Louisville MSD has activated a dozen city pumping stations across the city to reduce the impact of rising flood waters.

  Flood delivers islands of trash to Louisville waterfront

Flooding on the Ohio River always leaves unsightly debris in its wake, but the remnants of this latest flood may be more ugly than usual.

  Should former COVID-19 patients get the vaccine?

WAVE 3 News spoke to doctors about whether or not patients who have had COVID-19 should get the vaccine.

  Louisville’s mass vaccination site transitioning to Pfizer vaccine product

Over 50,000 doses have now been administered at Broadbent Arena, and as site leaders wrap up another week of vaccinations, on Friday they announced some changes that are around the corner.

  Elizabethtown Police: ‘Special relationship’ with community is backbone behind city’s safety

2019 FBI crime statistics show Elizabethtown Metro Area had the fifth lowest violent-crime rate in America.

  Doctors warn against spring break vacations

Doctors urge precaution when selecting Spring Break destinations.

  JCPS 14-day cushion helping teachers with symptoms after second dose of vaccine

Jefferson County Public Schools vaccinated teachers based on the date of their return to the classroom.

Monitoring of bobcat hunting permits under scrutiny in Kentucky

The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife met Friday to discuss a variety of topics.

Gov. Beshear reports 920 new COVID-19 cases; 4.25% positivity rate

There were 22 reported COVID-19 related deaths on Friday, bringing the state total to 4,754.

Louisville woman critically injured in fiery I-65 crash

The woman hit a concrete barrier wall in a crash Thursday evening in Clarksville.

Madelynn Troutt: High school student laid to rest after being killed in wrong-way crash

Four days after a violent, head-on crash killed a Louisville teenager, Madelynn Troutt was laid to rest Friday.

LMPD warns of fake cop pulling drivers over: ‘Tippin’ ain’t snitchin’’

In an LMPD Facebook post, it was revealed a man driving a black Chevy Tahoe with red and white interior lights and police sirens has been trying to stop drivers.

2 wounded in shooting at barber shop

The shooting happened around 2:30 p.m. in the 700 block of S. 8th Street at the International Mall.

  Kentucky bill would make it a crime to insult, taunt police officers

A bill which advanced out of a Senate Committee on Thursday would make it illegal to insult or taunt a law enforcement officer to the point where it could provoke a violent response.

Indiana governor gets virus shot at state’s 1st mass clinic

Holcomb said his message was “Do it, just do it.”

Kentucky man charged with murder after wife, dog found shot to death

Christopher Pollock was arrested Thursday at his home in Brandenburg after police said he killed his wife and their dog.

Man charged with kidnapping after leading police on multi-county chase

KSP troopers said speeds during the chase were over 120 MPH.

6-month-old hospitalized with several broken bones, father charged

A father was charged with criminal abuse after his 6-month-old son suffered from several broken bones and ribs.

879 new COVID-19 related cases, 32 new deaths reported in Indiana

The state has a 3.3% positivity rate.

Lawmaker reintroduces resolution to make the Bible Tennessee’s state book

A Tennessee lawmaker is making a third attempt to make the Holy Bible the official state book.

Inmate escapes from Larue County Detention Center

Kentucky State Police are looking for a man who escaped from a detention center.

Fundraiser planned benefiting fallen ABC officer’s son

Life ended abruptly Sunday for a local Navy veteran and longtime public servant, 54-year-old Dereck Jeffers, who died unexpectedly on the steps of his home.

ISP: Man arrested after driving wrong-way on I-64 while over 3x legal alcohol limit

A Michigan man is in jail after troopers say he was driving the wrong way on Interstate 64 while over three times the legal alcohol limit.

Second REAL ID site opens in Louisville

The site opened on March 3 and is accepting online appointments.

Behind the Forecast: Hurricane season starting earlier? Why the change is being considered

The National Hurricane Center will start to issue tropical weather outlooks two weeks early for the 2020 season.

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Louisville businessman, Air Force veteran dies unexpectedly

Lee Leet was the founder of QSR Automation and was an Air Force veteran.

  Restaurant robbed after owners donate supplies in Texas

While the owners of Fry Daddy’s and Six Forks Burger Company were in Texas taking supplies to people in need after the devastating winter storm, someone broke into their restaurant and stole all of the money in the cash register.

  New Kentucky unemployment call center to be built

Once the staff is trained, the call center is set to open by the end of April.

  Southern Indiana homeowners along the Ohio River prep for potential flooding

As the water levels rise, people who live in towns along the Ohio River are watching it closely and preparing for potential flooding.

  CDC: No link between vaccines and pregnancy complications

New Information from the CDC is shedding light on the affects a COVID-19 vaccine could have on pregnant women and their babies.

Man killed in Floyd County off-road vehicle crash

The accident is being investigated by Indiana Conservation officers.

  Event organizers weighing modified spring, summer plans

Some events once cancelled due to the pandemic are slowly starting to return to calendars.

  City of Louisville expands Give A Day event to a month of volunteer work

Now you have even more time to Give A Day in Louisville.

  JCPS launches back-to-school website to answer parent, student questions

Back-to-school is right around the corner for Jefferson County Public School students who selected the hybrid learning model.

  New Haven cleaning up after Rolling Fork floods parts of town

The Rolling Fork crested at 28.5 feet Tuesday, leaving almost a foot of water in businesses along Main Street.

  COVID relief bill would funnel billions into Kentucky

Kentucky’s stake in the $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill, as written by Democrats, would be substantial.

  Restaurant, bar owners say 10-percent capacity change is not what they need

Beginning Friday, Kentucky businesses like restaurants and bars will be allowed a slightly higher capacity as Gov. Andy Beshear is moving toward re-opening the state and expanding the 50-percent capacity limit to 60 percent.

  Driver pleads guilty in deadly Floyd County crash that killed 3 people, unborn child

The driver charged in a fatal wrong-way crash in Floyd County has pleaded guilty to multiple counts.

Man sent to hospital following shooting in Greater Cane Run neighborhood

The shooting took place near the intersection of Wallie Ann Court and Harold Avenue.

  ‘Out-of-body experience’ -- Couple recalls vehicle being stolen hours before crash that killed cheerleader

A Shelby County couple couldn’t believe what the sheriff was telling them over the phone, that their stolen truck had been used in a crash that killed an innocent teenage girl.

Kentucky aims for more diverse, effective teacher workforce: ‘This is an urgent goal’

KAET, the Kentucky Academy for Equity in Teaching, is divided into three objectives: To inspire, to prepare, and to educate the next generation of teachers.

Man found guilty of beating pregnant woman over love triangle

Edwards is facing up to 16.5 years for his assault.

Breonna Taylor case: Motion filed to permanently dismiss Kenneth Walker’s charges

The new filing, with prejudice, means the charges would not be brought again if the motion passes.

Clark Memorial Bridge closed after at least 1 injured in 5-vehicle crash

The Clark Memorial Bridge is closed as crews clean up an accident on the bridge.

Beshear: 1,068 new COVID cases in Ky. as more than 150 new vaccination sites open statewide

More than 760,585 Kentuckians have received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

LMPD searching for suspect in bank robbery

Police are asking anyone who can identify the woman to call 574-LMPD.

BBB issues warning about unemployment benefit scam

If you received a notice about unemployment benefits, but you have not filed, the BBB is recommending you take action.

Churchill Downs job fair to be held for upcoming Spring Meet

Jobs include positions in housekeeping, security and more.

1 injured in Portland neighborhood shooting

The shooting was reported in the 1700 block of Baird Street around 11:15 a.m. Thursday, according to MetroSafe.

Kroger reports spikes in sales, profits in crisis-ravaged 2020

Kroger reported a more than 8-percent sales spike in 2020, a year that saw shoppers bulk buy and hunker down amid a global health emergency.

Report: Body found in Grand Canyon likely that of missing Kentucky man

The body of a Kentucky man who disappeared last week may have been found in the Grand Canyon.

Ethan the dog, left for dead in January, finds forever home

The Kentucky Humane Society shared some big news on Thursday.

Caesars Southern Indiana closes due to floodwaters

Rising water levels caused a casino to temporarily shut down.