Positively WAVE

  Woman saved from sinking car by ISP trooper says someone was ‘watching over’ her

"We believe in guardian angels. I don’t know how other people feel, but it was definitely like somebody was watching over," Megan Fleetwood said.

  UofL Football gives back with Operation Christmas Child

  Salvation Army kicks off Red Kettle campaign

Free coat exchange offers those in need a coat for the winter

Over 350 turkeys donated for Southwest Louisville families

Radio personalities living in scissor lifts for a good cause this weekend

You can get texts from Santa leading up to Christmas

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Restaurateur Jeff Ruby donates turkeys to Louisville firefighters

‘We love you, Alex’: Trebek chokes up over ‘Jeopardy!’ contestant’s heartfelt answer

Salvation Army introduces high tech paying option called ‘Kettle Pay’

MSD and Louisville Water host annual Veterans Day recognition ceremony

  Middle school student can draw world map from memory

  Local veteran family receives free car as the holiday season begins

  Veterans honored at Oldham County Middle School

Veterans from across the area were recognized for their service by students at Oldham County Middle School.

Special ‘therapists’ visit Jeffersonville firefighters

It was all part of an equine therapy session at the Jeffersonville Fire House.

  Louisville family hands out 200 hot dogs every Halloween for neighbors

For six years, Dan Miller and his family have had lines forming outside their home on Halloween night. They pass out candy, but that’s not what keeps people coming back.

NICU babies celebrate Halloween with first costume

Dressing babies in Halloween costumes gives parents a chance to celebrate their newborns, as well as feel like they're part of the outside world.

Sheriffs collecting items for annual Cram the Cruiser

  After chemotherapy, Archbishop Kurtz says ‘sickness brings out the best in people’

New street signs honor work and dedication of Apostle Raymond J. Keith Jr.

  Paws with Purpose celebrates 15 years of inmates training service dogs

FBLA students help cleanup Active Heroes Retreat Center

  Former teacher battling Alzheimer’s finds happiness during return to classroom

Nanz and Kraft Florists participate in nationwide ‘Petal It Forward’ outreach program

The "Petal It Forward" program is meant to spread positivity and highlight the emotional benefits of receiving flowers.

TreesLouisville to plant 10,000 trees in Rubbertown

TreesLouisville announced the plantings as part of the Rubbertown Corridor tree canopy enhancement plan.

Nonprofit giving more than 1,000 new pairs of shoes to Northern Kentucky students

Volunteers washed the students' feet, then fitted them for their brand new shoes.

Junior Achievement hosts interactive career fair for local students

Companies will showcase their businesses through interactive exhibits for students to explore their career options upon graduating from high school.

Local student earns several awards for short film production

Highlighting the experiences he had in the theatre program at Holy Trinity Parish School.

  Pumpkin Path brings dozens of pumpkins to seniors

Residents at Signature Healthcare of Jefferson Place got a chance to see dozens of spectacular pumpkins brought right to their door.

  Louisville Metro Animal Services officially open new animal shelter

The new shelter on Newburg Road can house more than 150 animals.

  4-year-old superfan leads UofL band during halftime performance

Allen Norton, 4, got to be an honorary conductor for the Cards marching band.

Lexington man honors late friend by gifting drum set to his buddy with Down Syndrome

After a tragic incident claimed the life of University of Kentucky student Kyle Landwehr, his friends and family were left to pick up the pieces.

Girl Scouts honor ‘tough cookies’ at annual award ceremony

The Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana honored several "Tough Cookies" during their annual Tough Cookie Awards on Friday.

  Battling cancer, ‘Courageous Carter’ receives thousands of cards for 10th birthday

Thousands of cards, messages and presents have been pouring in for a young Louisville boy battling cancer.

  Kentucky State Police trooper by day, Elvis Presley by night

Endre Samu has been in law enforcement for more than 40 years. He’s been a Kentucky State Trooper for the past 11 years. You'll never guess what he does to release the pressure of working in law enforcement.

Postal carrier overwhelmed by birthday cards for ‘Courageous Carter’

A Louisville boy fighting cancer has received more than 1,000 birthday cards and there are more on the way.

Cards planning special halftime show for 4-year-old superfan

Cards superfan Allen Norton is a 4-year-old with Down syndrome. He needed heart surgery at just 6 months old.

Louisville drivers rank second for best in country

Out of the 75 populous cities in the country.

Help Kentucky Humane Society ‘Empty the Shelters’ Saturday

The special is valid for all dogs, cats, puppies and kittens at the KHS East Campus and at KHS adoption centers at six Feeders Supply stores.

Ohio K-9 finds missing toddler within 10 minutes

‘Man’s best friend’ saved the day for an Ohio family and now his ‘bosses’ are singing his praises.

Olde English Bulldogge puppy auction to help children with cancer

The Childhood Cancer Family Fund is auctioning off an Olde English Bulldogge puppy. It’s 12-weeks-old and comes with breed registration papers.

First responders visit Chicago firefighter in Louisville for cancer treatment

Louisville first responders showed that no hero fights alone as police, firefighters and other heroes have been visiting a Chicago firefighter here in town for cancer treatment.

John Hardin classmates make homecoming game memory

Fans at the game erupted into applause at the display of kindness on the field.

Ga. man pictured in viral photo praying over Fla. sheriff’s deputy

A viral photo out of Florida making its way around social media has ties to the Chattahoochee Valley.

LMPD and Louisville Fire and Rescue compete to raise money for Girls Scouts

The “Man Enough to be a Girl Scout" event is to educate leaders on the importance of being involved in investing in girls in the community

The Main Library opens 50-year-old time capsule

The time capsule was placed at the dedication of the new addition in 1969.

New Lexington coffee house employs people with special needs

Brewster McLeod's 50 employees, or VIPs as he calls them, will be trained for every role at the coffee house.

Kentucky Kingdom to host free day for first responders

Police officers, firefighters, and Emergency Medical Technicians and their families are welcome.

Teacher carries 10-year-old with spina bifida on field trip so she doesn’t have to miss out

Ryan and her class were going on a field trip to Falls of the Ohio, but the Falls aren’t wheelchair friendly.

  Louisville couple hosts yard sale to raise funds for ongoing adoption

There are all kinds of items up for grabs - and you'll be helping a good cause, too.

Positively WAVE: Military family gets ‘Monster’ surprise

Operation Homefront surprised a military family with a Monster Jam bedroom makeover for 9-year-old Aidan Bradford.

  Nerf Wars: Norton Children’s Hospital nurses suit up to keep young cancer patient smiling

Nurses at Norton Children's Hospital are being recognized for their attempts to put a smile on patient's faces.

  Indiana soldier reunites with four-legged best friend after a year

Last Chance Rescue drove over 400 miles from Meriwether County, Georgia, to make sure Tyson was back in his soldier's arms after 460 days.

  Down Syndrome of Louisville meets Backstreet Boys before concert

It was a night made possible all thanks to a throwback.

Norton Cancer Institute hosts celebration of courage

Hundreds of people from across the community gathered to honor survivors, families, caregivers, those who have lost their lives to cancer

Big Green EGGFest raises over $26K for local charities

Brownsboro Hardware & Paint's annual EGGFest raises funds for A Recipe To End Hunger and Kentucky Harvest.

11 awardees receive recognition at Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Awards

Winners included Michael J. Fox, Michael Lang, Mark Tewksbury, Dr. Mark Lynn, and Amy Hehre, among others.

13-year-old Louisville entrepreneurs appear on TODAY

The two built their successful business with the prize money they earned by winning the 2017 national entrepreneur of the year award from Lemonade Day, a program that teaches children about the business world.

5-year-old battling bone cancer has last round of chemo

DJ Schott was diagnosed with Osteosarcoma in December 2018.

Blessings in a Backpack sends food home with 5,000 kids

64,000 kids in Jefferson County benefit from the federal free and reduced meal programs at school but struggle with access to food the 65 hours they're not at school.

American Red Cross asks for labor of love, receives much needed blood donations

American Red Cross calls for labor of love by donating blood.

Family reunites after more than 60 years

After being apart for more than 60 years, a set of twins are finding their way back to their family

New federal funding helping 21 Kentucky Americorps programs

The state has received $7.1 million dollars in federal funding for 21 programs.

  Thousands raised in minutes as press conference turns into fundraiser

The event turned into a major fundraiser and a little bit of a church service as stories told at the mic moved people to donate in an attempt to make real change at 30th and Muhammad Ali

Labor Day at the Zoo Picnic & Car Show celebrates 20 years

Labor Day at the Zoo Picnic & Car Show celebrates 20 years of fun for union families, and raising money for charitable organizations

Gilda’s Club Kentuckiana hosts open house block party

Checkout the list of events Gilda's Club Kentuckiana is hosting in honor of their open house week.

  Dog saved from McAlpine locks

Animal advocate groups are trying to track down the owner of a dog found swimming in the McAlpine Locks this week.

  For 44 years, a 10K a day has kept the doctor away

A 69-year-old Louisville man has run 100,000 miles in his lifetime and says he has no plans on stopping.

Jack Daniels presents custom whiskey bottle to fallen Indiana officer’s family

The brother of Terre Haute Officer Robert Pitts shared photos and a tribute to his brother on the Facebook page “Indiana Going Blue.”

41st Hunger Walk set for September 22

Festivities include a 2-mile walk and a Family Fun Festival at Waterfront Park

Taste of Frankfort Avenue helps American Printing House for the Blind

The 27th annual Taste of Frankfort Avenue hosted 30 restaurants for visitors to try.

New mobile market brings groceries to Louisville food deserts

Dare To Care and Kroger teamed up with the new truck to help the nearly 50,000 people they said are living in areas without access to fresh, healthy food across the Louisville Metro Area.

  Teen who founded local nonprofit heads to MIT

By the time she was in fifth grade, Anjali Chadha knew how to build a website and was learning programming.

Mill Creek Elementary students see science in action

JCPS Students see technology and science in action through aerospace engineering lessons & rocket building.

Make A Wish Foundation brings girl with brain tumor baby dolls

Nine-year-old Kadence named her new baby dolls Nevaeh and Shevaun.

  Teen helps save woman’s life because she learned CPR

Over the summer break, a WAVE Country teen did something amazing. She saved someone’s life.

Local gyms go head to head collecting backpacks and supplies for JCPS students

The winner presented over 1,000 pieces of school supplies to be donated to JCPS students in need.

  Mercy the comfort dog returns from lifting spirits in Dayton

Mercy is a 6-year-old golden retriever who’s had more than 2,000 hours of training to become a comfort dog.

The Ronald McDonald House received $9,000 in donations on Friday

Throughout the month of July co-op employees gathered the donations in a “Give a Smile” campaign.

Ivy Tech students selected for NASA internship

Two southern Indiana students were selected to intern with NASA.

All-inclusive playground to be built in Meade County

Nearly $20,000 has been granted from Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation National Paralysis Resource Center to help fund a state of the art, all-inclusive $150,000 playground at Brandenburg Primary School.