Clark County

Daycare operator charged in death of infant

Delta Renee Trimble is facing three charges in the September 2019 death of an infant at her unlicensed daycare center.

Sen. Young unveils bill to save lives of mothers, babies with telemedicine

Two people arrested for meth, stolen rifle in Clark County

Clark County probation officer accused of having sex with inmates

’They’re letting our families go’: More than 250 workers affected by Legacy Supply Chain Services layoffs

Charlestown K9 officer receives new protective vest from non-profit group

3rd Clark County judge returning to work after Indianapolis White Castle shooting incident

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Southern Indiana Pride pushes Jeffersonville to pass fairness ordinance

  Search for suspect continues 2 weeks after woman, 85, was beaten and robbed

Joseph Oberhansley: Accused killer, cannibal ruled incompetent for trial again

  New Mayor of Charlestown sworn in with promise to restore trust

Clarksville Police searching for man wanted for questioning in Saturday shooting

Charlestown mayor hosting public feedback event Saturday

French Mastiff with terminal cancer, large online following adopted in Southern Indiana

Mae was adopted over the weekend by her foster mother at the Clark County Courthouse.

Clark County K-9 featured in A&E’s ‘America’s Top Dog’

Jago went from a rescue dog to a patrol dog, and he has overcome many obstacles to become a K-9.

Town of Clarksville says Theatair X owes nearly $800,000 in code violations

While both sides are tangled up in a court battle, a judge has ruled Theatair X must comply with two new city ordinances regarding adult businesses.

Tim Wolff promoted to Charlestown police chief

Leadership changes in Charlestown have begun now that Treva Hodges has officially won the Mayor’s Office.

Sentence modification denied for woman convicted of fatal crash that killed her children

  Charlestown community remembers fallen officer Sgt. Ben Bertram one year after his death

  Oscar Kays: Man who shot ISP officer sentenced to home incarceration

Pedestrian hit on I-65 Northbound in Clark County

Charlestown fire hydrants being replaced

Clark County man in court for charges of delivering and distributing drugs to jail

  Clark County man accused of having sex with teen girl who viewed him as ’father figure'

Steven Lanham is charged with four counts of sexual misconduct with a minor. He’s accused of having sex with Woodward’s then 14-year-old daughter.

Man wanted for trying to deliver, distribute drugs inside jail in custody

A man who was wanted on 26 felony charges after a code was cracked inside of a WAVE Country jail is in custody.

Clark County deputies treat 40 kids to holiday shopping spree

After the haul, the kids were treated to a holiday meal with Santa Claus.

West Clark Community Schools offers counseling after student killed by passing car

A room right inside at Silver Creek Middle School was set up to provide counseling, or just someone to talk to for students, on Wednesday after the tragic accident.

Clark Memorial Health employees donate Blessing Bags to Jesus Cares at Exit 0

Food items, toiletries, socks, gloves, and hats filled the one-gallon bags that will go to the homeless and very low-income families in Clark County.

  Juvenile hit by car in Sellersburg dies at hospital

Emergency crews are on scene investigating a juvenile hit by a vehicle in Sellersburg, Indiana Tuesday afternoon.

  Jeffersonville High student helps save family from Thanksgiving house fire

“Everybody likes to use the word hero, and that’s the pure definition," Sgt. Justin Ames said of the teen.

  EXCLUSIVE: Southern Indiana mother sentenced for crash that killed children says she is ready to get out of prison

Two children were killed after their mother, who was high, crashed her car into a train. She says she’s changed and is ready for another chance outside of prison.

  Indiana man in jail after alleged road rage incident on Thanksgiving

A southern Indiana man is facing a long list of charges after police said he was involved in a road rage incident that involved a gun.

  Candy canes mark 128 years of sweet success for Schimpff’s Confectionery

Two decades ago, the store started opening its candy making counters to the public to how one of their most popular treats, the candy cane, is made.

  Black Friday Shoppers get out early in WAVE Country

The must-get items this year at Bass Pro Shops was apparel.

Fire Marshal: Clark County house fire started by deep fryer

Several agencies responded to put out the flames in a two-story home.

Man accused of robbing Charlestown gas station in October arrested by SWAT Team

Almost two months after allegedly robbing the Sunoco gas station off Market Street in Charlestown, the suspect has been arrested.

  Clarksville community reacts to sex offender arrest

David Blair, 35, was covertly living within 1,000 feet of a school.

  Charlestown Police builds, strengthens K9 legacy in the year after Sgt. Ben Bertram’s death

Nearly one year later, the healing process is moving slowly for the entire Charlestown Police Department.

Convicted sex offender found living near school

A convicted sex offender is back behind bars after investigators said he was covertly living within 1,000 feet of a school.

30 years after opening, Jeffersonville’s Community Kitchen serves hundreds of meals daily

Jeffersonville's Community Kitchen serves about 200 meals a day to those in need.

  Driver charged, accused of hitting four highway workers while driving while intoxicated

Four highway workers were sent to a hospital after an alleged drunken driver came crashing into their construction site.

Groundbreaking held for John Schnatter Stadium

John H. Schnatter Stadium was made possible after Greater Clark County Schools accepted a $500,000 donation from the John H. Schnatter Family Foundation back in October.

Demolition begins on former Clarksville motel

WAVE 3 News followed this story over the summer when the motel closed leaving dozens of Southern Indiana families to find new places to stay with just 30 days notice.

  Charlestown mayor calls for recount after slim loss in election

If a judge rules that the recount can proceed, a commission would then be created and the votes would be tallied again.

  Southern IN lawmakers react to Red for Ed Action Day

Some politicians, who may not always see eye to eye, agreed that masses of teachers showing up at in Indianapolis made a statement.

Haven House shelter changes hands, becomes Catalyst Rescue Mission

Though the change of name and hands is now official, the sale of the property is still in the works.

  Many Indiana schools closed as teachers demand higher pay

On Tuesday, teachers organized through the Indiana State Teachers Association marched on the statehouse and met with their lawmakers.

Former Jeffersonville officer pleads guilty to battery

Rebecca Moses was arrested in Henryville in October 2018. She is accused of punching and threatening a woman who was dating her ex-girlfriend.

  Thousands of educators to travel to statehouse, rallying for teacher pay increases

Teachers from around Indiana will fill the statehouse on Tuesday, wearing red for education as they demand change to the public education system.

Services restored in Sellersburg, boil advisory continues

The continued boil advisory is a safety precaution to avoid any kind of stomach illness.

Boil advisory in Sellersburg ‘a safety precaution’

According to a press release from the town’s water superintendent, the boil advisory is a safety precaution to avoid any kind of illness related to the water.

  Code names, keywords in inmate conversations lead to crackdown on drug smuggling ring

Some inmates at the Clark County Jail are getting an extended stay after getting caught trying to smuggle in drugs.

  66-year-old says Medicaid transportation system is failing her and others

Tens of thousands of Medicaid patients in Southern Indiana are missing important rides to doctor’s appointments, often because the state-funded Medicaid drivers aren’t showing up.

Multi-county pursuit of man in reported stolen truck ends in Louisville

Six law-enforcement agencies were involved in a multi-county pursuit of a man in a truck that had been reported stolen.

Sellersburg under three-day boil advisory

Around 3 p.m. Wednesday a main break on State Road 31 resulted in low water pressure.

  Oscar Kays Trial: Judge rules defendant guilty of attempted murder but finds him mentally ill

A crime-scene investigator was among the final witnesses to testify in the second day of the Oscar Kays bench trial Wednesday.

Indiana high court suspends judges involved in Indianapolis fight

The Indiana Supreme Court opinions says, “Unpaid suspensions of 30 days or longer, then, are among the most severe sanctions short of removal from office.”

Colston Park Residential Lofts now open in Jeffersonville

Representatives from arc Development and One Southern Indiana held a ribbon cutting event on Tuesday for the opening of the newly constructed Colston Park Residential Lofts in Jeffersonville.

  E-learning days keep GCCS kids learning, even in messy weather

With wintry weather headed to WAVE Country for the first time this fall, many parents are keeping an eye on road conditions to see if school will be canceled or delayed Tuesday.

  West Clark teachers to attend Red for Ed rally as Indiana educators push for change

After a year of waiting for action, teachers like those in West Clark insist they need to show Indiana lawmakers that they're serious about change.

Woman sought after attempting to mail drugs to jail turns herself in

Logan Rudolph, Brandon Sears and Vivian Alexander are facing charges of conspiracy to commit dealing in a controlled substance in a plan to smuggle drugs into the Clark County, Indiana jail.

  West Clark school board member discusses possible district divide

The split needs to be passed by voters through a special election, a petition or by putting the split on the ballot in May.

Plan to smuggle drugs into jail foiled; 3 facing charges

The drugs were to be mailed to the jail and distributed by an inmate,

A ‘district divorce’ could happen within the West Clark Community School District

Voters will decide whether to divide the West Clark Community School District into two parts.

  Hodges ready to lead Charlestown forward following mayoral race win

Treva Hodges taking the win from incumbent Bob Hall Tuesday night by just 30 votes.

Jeffersonville murder suspect hit with new drug charges

A man charged with killing his co-worker at a tire shop in Jeffersonville is facing additional drug charges.

  Hodges beats Hall in Charlestown mayoral upset

The victory Tuesday night came with a slim margin, though that doesn't matter much to Hodges. She said whether you voted for her or not, it's time to get to work.

Special ‘therapists’ visit Jeffersonville firefighters

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

  Drug roundup puts more than 50 in jail

Suspects across southern Indiana to Louisville are charged with dealing meth and other drugs. Police said several of them also were in possession of guns.

  Longtime mayor takes on political newcomer in Charlestown mayoral race

Neighbors put up signs in yards as they declare support for mayor Bob Hall or his challenger, Treva Hodges. Charlestown has now become a town divided.

  Former mayor takes on current mayor for top job in Jeffersonville mayoral race

In Jeffersonville, voters will have to decide between their current mayor and the former mayor, as Democrat Tom Galligan takes on incumbent Republican Mike Moore.

Indiana Court of Appeals denies sentence appeal for convicted child molester Michael Begin

Begin's earliest release date is Oct. 18, 2092.

Estopinal Big 4 Plaza unveiled in Jeffersonville

Wayne Estopinal was the man behind the award-winning design of the park. He was killed when a small plane crashed in Memphis, Indiana last year.

Big Four Station Park holds Halloween Downtown event

Hundreds of trick-or-treaters and their parents headed to downtown Jeffersonville for the Republic Bank Halloween Downtown party.

Site of former America’s Best to become youth sports complex

The Eastern Boulevard Gateway Sports Complex will serve as a hub for youth sports in the area, primarily focusing on basketball, volleyball, and indoor soccer

  Charlestown residents working to keep developers away from Pleasant Ridge area

People living in Charlestown's Pleasant Ridge neighborhood are gearing up for what lies ahead. Homeowners say the city has been using fines to force them out so a private developer can take over.

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

The 'Live A Dream' program at a New Albany nursing home facility is giving its residents the chance to re-live a day or take that time to try something completely new and different.

Man charged with shooting Indiana State Trooper withdraws insanity defense

A man that was charged with shooting an Indiana State Police Trooper in Jeffersonville has changed his mind about pleading the insanity defense.

  Gold Lifesaving Medal awarded to civilian for heroic rescue on the Ohio

A Gold Lifesaving Medal was awarded to a civilian for her role in a water rescue on the Ohio River.

Boombozz is back in Jeffersonville after new remodel

Boombozz is back open in Jeffersonville after being closed for a remodeling that lasted six months.

  Two toddlers reportedly left alone outside Clarksville day care, police investigating

A Southern Indiana day care is under investigation by police and the Department of Child Services.