Man accused in downtown burglary spree including theft at Omni Hotel

James Townes, 47, was arrested Thursday night and charged with four burglaries that happened in less than three weeks.

  Louisville high school football team makes big investment in preventing head injuries

  Full parking lots, policy changes cause problems for some at Kentucky State Fair

  Two men charged with Clarksville home invasion; search for third suspect continues

  JCPS board to deliver response to state's settlement offer Tuesday morning

Convicted sex offender charged with rape

  Family of toddler who died from accidental shooting speaks out

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Rally's unveils special burger for Kentucky State Fair

  More than 1,500 food vendor inspections happening during Kentucky State Fair

No changes after 4-hour JCPS board meeting to discuss settlement offer from state

Regulators consider eliminating pollution control standards for Ohio River

Gilmore Lane Elementary School gets first playground ever

Police seek tips in mysterious death of child in Chickasaw Park

  One arrested, guns and controlled substances seized at Louisville dentist's office

During a raid at a local dentist's office, law enforcement agencies arrested one person and confiscated controlled substances and guns.

Robbery suspect leads police on pursuit

Officers were called to the Speedway located at 12102 Shelbyville Road on a report of a robbery around 3:15 a.m. Thursday, according to Officer Lamont Washington, a Louisville Metro Police Department spokesman.

Katina Powell's daughter, alleged accomplice arrested during LMPD drug raid

The daughter of the self-proclaimed madame in the middle of the University of Louisville sex scandal, Katina Powell, was arrested during a Louisville Metro Police Department sting.

2 people convicted in death of 10-year-old girl sentenced

The people responsible for the death of a 10-year-old girl who was killed while going to get pizza with her father were sentenced Thursday.

Pedestrian hit, killed by train near Dixie Hwy and Valley Station Rd

Five Questions with the founder of Rabbit Hole Distillery

  KYCIR: KY State Fair Board CEO paid for months after resignation

Jeffersonville homicide victim found dead in home identified

Two dogs rescued from stormwater catch basin at Jeffersonville dog park

Pollio comments on KDE negotiations, special meeting set for tomorrow

Doctors, therapists turn to alternative treatments to help manage pain

With the opioid epidemic, many health professionals are reluctant to prescribe pain medication. Some are turning to alternative treatments to help people get some relief.

Sneak peek: Residences at Omni offer luxe accommodations

A rooftop pool, sky lounge, dedicated concierge and an on-site pet spa--all are part of the luxurious living experience the Omni Hotel is cultivating in their permanent residences.

Charges against Chane Behanan dropped

Police charged him and three others after finding a stolen weapon and marijuana during a traffic stop.

  MSD expects more line collapses after heavy rain

Metro Sewer District contractors have been working around the clock to fix major line collapses, but the recent storm that caused them is halting progress and may create more problems.

Charlee Campbell: Grandmother of 2-year-old lost in KY woods for 30+ hours charged again

Police said Beth Campbell admitted to doing meth in the hours before Charlee disappeared, while she was supposed to be watching the child.

Repairs to bring ramp closure on I-65 at Gene Snyder Freeway this weekend

Starting at 9 p.m. Friday, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet will close the exit ramp from I-65 North to KY 841 West (Exit 125B).

  JCPS superintendent tours record number of schools on first day

For JCPS Superintendent Dr. Marty Pollio, it was his first 'first day of school tour' since he was officially named the superintendent.

Community reacts to whistleblower case awarding demoted LMPD Major $300K

Louisville Metro Police Department Lieutenant Jimmy Harper and his attorney sought $6.6 million in damages. Harper said he believes LMPD Chief Steven Conrad destroyed his career.

  Vigilance is first lesson for back-to-school parents

Recent reports of attempted child abductions and strange encounters in east Louisville were on the minds of parents on the first day of school for Jefferson County Public Schools.

Help the Humane Society 'Clear the Shelter' this Saturday

On Saturday, the Humane Society is waiving adoption fees on all adult cats and will charge just $25 for select dogs. The promotion is part of the Clear the Shelters adoption event, a national effort to find homes for as many shelter pets as possible.

Archbishop of Louisville responds to bombshell report of child abuse by priests, alleged cover up in PA

Louisville Archbishop Joseph Kurtz is a native of Pennsylvania, and was ordained for the Diocese of Allentown, PA.

Multi-million dollar grant seeks to empower Russell residents as neighborhood undergoes renaissance

Money is pouring in to the Russell neighborhood of Louisville in an attempt to help residents and local businesses prosper without displacement. It's called Russell: A Place of Promise.

I-64 crash victim identified

The crash on Interstate 64 around 1 a.m. Aug. 14, near the Cochran Hill Tunnels.

Person killed outside motorcycle club identified

A second victim showed up at University of Louisville Hospital with a gunshot wound.

5th Jefferson County resident dies from Hepatitis A

Health officials are urging everyone to consider getting the Hepatitis A vaccine.

  JCPS superintendent greets students going back to school

The first day is always a busy one for parents, teachers and students trying to get into the swing of things for the new school year. Jefferson County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Marty Pollio had a busy day as well, visiting nine different schools.

Testimony ends in Harper whistleblower trial

The jury may receive the case to begin deliberations Wednesday after motions for a direct verdict were denied by the judge.

  Toddler shot in Park DuValle neighborhood

The shooting was reported in the 1700 block of South 32nd Street around 10:40 a.m. Wednesday, according to MetroSafe.

Woman charged with burning clothes on porch of home

Talisha Nicole Sisson, 32, is charged with one count of wanton endangerment.

  Start of school year brings new space, more offerings for JCPS foreign language students

In previous years, Newcomer Academy students were spread out in three different schools. This year, they will have a building of their own.

  Jimmy Harper trial: Witness called by city makes valid points for plaintiff

Jimmy Harper claims LMPD violated state law when the major was demoted in 2016. Attorney Thomas Clay is defending Harper. He has totaled the damages to over $6 million.

New Albany to take road, speed counts on downtown grid

Several residents, including a city councilman, asked the New Albany Board of Public Works & Safety last week to do something to slow traffic along sections of Spring Street after a man was hit and killed at Spring and E. Ninth streets on August 6.

Jail tax ordinance moves forward in Floyd County

The final vote will take place on Wednesday.

Woman says man tried to steal her car after she stopped for roadway obstruction

The incident happened on Zoneton Road near Stave Mill Road around 1 a.m. Aug. 12.   

1 wounded in New Albany shooting

A joint investigation is underway by the New Albany Police Department and Indiana State Police into an overnight shooting that wounded one man.

  WAVE 3 News Editorial - August 7, 2018: Clean up!

Trash alone won't deter potential newcomers from calling the Louisville region home, but it would certainly help make a difference if we looked better.

Charges filed against man accused of molesting family member for years

The Clark County Sheriff said photographs found at two homes in Borden showed the victim naked in sexual poses or having sex with the suspect.

  Harrison Co. will repair sirens, resume emergency alert service after EF-1 tornado shakes community

After a destructive tornado touched down in Harrison County last month and put several safety problems on display, emergency alert notifications will start again and tornado sirens will be repaired.

3-year-old who died after being left in car in Oldham Co. identified

A three-year-old who was found unresponsive by his parents in Oldham County has been identified.

Shepherdsville PD receives K-9 resuscitation kit donation

K-9 officers in the Shepherdsville Police Department received a donation of life-saving equipment recently.

  Body found inside Jeffersonville home

Jeffersonville police are investigating after a man's body was found inside of a home Sunday night.

Police investigating swastika graffiti at IN retirement community

By Monday afternoon, the sign was covered with white tarp, with plans to finish repainting it on Tuesday.

Clark County renews needle exchange program

With a unanimous vote, the Clark County Health Department's needle exchange program will continue.

Man charged in hit-and-run that injured father and son

David Gene Dewitt, 48, of Louisville, was arrested Aug. 10 by the Shelby County Sheriff's Department. He is charged with leaving the scene of an accident/failure to render aid and failure to maintain insurance.

1 shot on Crums Lane in Shively

It happened just before 11 p.m., in the 2100 block of Crums Lane, near Dixie Highway.

  One secretive click is all it takes to become the victim of a voyeur

Two voyeurism arrests from incidents in two different Walmart stores bring an extra-creepy warning from a security expert.

  As Louisville looks for new home for 2 controversial monuments, one town sees spike in tourism

It's an emotionally charged debate. On one side, people claim statues from the Civil War Era preserve history, while others claim they memorialize racist ideals.

Attorneys for IN man accused of killing, eating ex-girlfriend delay trial

While the psychiatrist said Joseph Oberhansley is competent, his attorneys asked the judge for 30 days to evaluate their client before a trial date is set.

29 pounds of meth discovered in KY traffic stop

A person in a truck "destined for Louisville" was discovered to be carrying 29 pounds of meth, police said.

First convention held at Kentucky International Convention Center

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Thursday the Kentucky International Convention Center was buzzing, holding its first convention since  2016. The University Bible Fellowship was the first group to take advantage of the Convention Center's 200,000,000 dollar renovation. Next up is the Trade Show News Network Awards, where representatives of the country's top 50 trade shows will be able to check out the new and improved convention center. MORE FROM WAVE3.COM + After 2 years, Kentuck...

  Public hearing set for Oxmoor Center Topgolf proposal

A public hearing on the Topgolf proposal will be held in October. Proponents of the project say Top Golf will create jobs and millions in economic impact. Opponents call it a 'monstrosity', and are wary of potential noise and traffic problems.

Pollio holds back-to-school community conversation, addresses state audit

Tonight, Jefferson County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Marty Pollio stopped at the Kentucky Center for African American Heritage for a back-to-school community conversation.

Five questions with owners of MESA Kids Cooking School

Here are Shannon Cogan's five questions with Bobby and Ysha Bass of MESA and MESA Kids Cooking School.

  Two police chiefs take stand in LMPD whistleblower case

The case pits former LMPD Major-turned-Lieutenant Jimmy Harper against the city. Harper claims he was demoted for criticizing the chief's leadership and talking to city leaders about it.

Jacob Elementary redevelopment creates 58 affordable senior apartments

The old Jacob Elementary school site has been redeveloped into 58 affordable housing units for seniors.

  Safety weighs on drivers' minds following death of Uber driver

The victim's brother said they believe the argument started over the ride fare but said they're not being told much by police.

Suspect in attempted rape arrested, arraigned

A man accused of attempting to sexually assault a woman at her workplace has been arraigned.

  Police, organizers discuss Kentucky State Fair parking changes

Fair officials rolled out new a parking map and said they'll continue to use express lanes this year .

Woman pleads not guilty to sodomy of unconscious man

The incident happened around 4 a.m. Aug. 8 in the 400 block of Baxter Avenue.

Sherry Ballard: Crystal Rogers' mother appears on 'Megyn Kelly TODAY'

Appearing on "Megyn Kelly TODAY," Ballard talked about the 2015 disappearance of her daughter, Crystal Rogers, and the 2016 shooting death of her husband, Tommy Ballard.

Electric scooters for rent now welcome on Louisville streets

Bird Scooters will return to the streets of Louisville after coming to an agreement with the city.

Police: Uber driver died after fight with passenger outside east Louisville hotel

An argument between an Uber driver and passenger outside an east Louisville hotel escalated to a deadly level.

  New businesses are filling up store fronts in Shelby Park neighborhood

Louisville's Shelby Park neighborhood is seeing new businesses pop up, bringing hope that it's on the cusp of revitalization.

  Two historic, controversial statues in Louisville to be moved

The plan will relocate a statue of Confederate officer and President of the Board of Park Commissioners John Breckinridge Castleman from the Cherokee Triangle neighborhood. The George Dennison Prentice statue, now housed outside the Louisville Free Public Library, will also be relocated.

  Police chief, mayor take stand in LMPD whistleblower case

Testimony began Wednesday in the case of a former Louisville Metro Police Department officer who calls himself a whistleblower.

JCPS working on counteroffer to avoid state takeover

Jefferson County Public School officials are finalizing a counteroffer to the settlement offered by the Kentucky Department of Education to avoid a legal battle over a state takeover.

  New Albany skateboarder killed in crash remembered by hundreds

New Albany police said 32-year-old Matthew Brewer was riding a skateboard in the westbound lane of E. Spring Street when he was hit by the minivan.

JCPS, teachers union finalize agreement on 5-year contract

Days after the Jefferson County Public School district shook hands on a tentative contract with its teachers, the agreement was approved by union voters and the schools board on Tuesday.