Floyd County

  2 dead, 3 injured in chain-reaction crash near sinkhole on I-265

The crash was reported on I-265 East in New Albany around 8:10 a.m., according to Indiana State Police.

  Veterans court graduation bittersweet without Judge Drew Adams

  Woman worked for years to see the Lewis and Clark Trail’s extended through southern Indiana

Indiana anglers gear up for Free Fishing Days

  Southern Indiana cyclists set out to explore Ohio River Greenway

New Albany officials respond to fire at Sazerac facility

  Incumbent Jeff Gahan to be Democratic nominee for New Albany mayor

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KFC Yum! Center executive, former Card, charged with OWI

Ex-cop arrested for child exploitation, voyeurism

Former Senator Richard Lugar dead at 87

  Purdue Polytechnic New Albany creates tornado machine for WAVE 3 Weather Team

Floyd County coroner dies at age 72

Survey work to begin on Tuesday for Sherman Minton Renewal Project

  Third fire in a year at Riverview Towers sparks concern for building’s future

Three people were hospitalized with injuries that were not life-threatening after a fire broke out at Riverview Towers on Thursday night.

One person rescued from fire inside New Albany apartment

The person who had to be rescued was transported to a nearby hospital by EMS.

  Indiana animal cruelty bill to become law in July

House Bill 1615, approved 92-0 in the House Wednesday, will update Indiana’s animal cruelty statutes to crack down on people who choose to harm animals.

  Indiana, Kentucky governors push for more resources to help kids graduate, succeed

A program that helps at-risk students graduate and build a better future may soon grow.

Report: Bakery owner in murder-for-hire plot won’t serve prison time

Semi-tractor carrying pies becomes engulfed in flames on I-64 West

Officials find man’s body in Ohio River near Silver Creek

  Maritime company to build new facility in New Albany, add 50 jobs

Indiana vaping tax one step closer to law

Rapid Fired Pizza opens in New Albany

  Pass the Cash: Neighbor reaches out to family in need

You don’t have to know people very long to care about them, especially when you see they may need a little care.

  High school students get hands-on teaching on dangers of drunk driving

This time of year, around Thunder Over Louisville and prom season, impaired driving tragedies seem to happen all too often.

  Report finds Indiana lagging behind neighboring states in education funding, teacher pay

A recent study found Indiana is below the national average and area states when it comes to funding schools and paying teachers.

  String of violence tears through WAVE Country over weekend

There have been four shootings in less than two days.

  One dead in New Albany officer-involved shooting

A man was killed in an officer-involved shooting in New Albany Saturday afternoon.

Firefighters battle blaze at LG&E substation outside New Albany

Firefighters worked for hours to put out a massive blaze at an energy substation outside of New Albany.

  Back and forth in New Albany over Mount Tabor Road project

A neighborhood dispute over new sidewalks in New Albany has now spun into debate over where money is being spent and whether it will even be finished as planned.

Indiana House to hear revenge porn bill

The bill would make it illegal to share intimate images of someone without their consent.

IN firefighters surprise fire victim with brand new bicycle

When firefighters saw how sad the boy was, and jumped into action.

Thousands remain without power in Louisville, outages reported all over WAVE Country

As of 6 p.m., more than 22,000 LG&E customers are without power in Louisville.

Nurse retires after 44-years of caring for others at Green Valley Care Center

Carol McLean loved her job so much, she stayed for over four decades.

New Albany shopping center could get new life

Only a handful of businesses remain open in the Colonial Manor Shopping Center on Charlestown Road.

  Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail to be extended to Louisville, Clarksville

Our country’s greatest explorers started their journey from Clarksville, Indiana, and an act awaiting presidential approval would recognize this local connection.

  Southern Indiana community members to rally for hate crime law Sunday

Indiana is one of just five states without a hate crime law, it’s a statistic Hoosiers hear regularly. Despite repeated calls for legislation to pass that would implement strong protections, lawmakers continue to show that one in five statistic is one that won’t be easily changed.

  New Albany seeks to convert unused railroad line into 63-mile trail

A long stretch of railway through southern Indiana is sitting unused. But the city of New Albany wants to change that, working to convert it into trails people around the region can use.

  Renovations inside NAFC animal shelter temporarily slowing adoptions

Because of the work being done to the facility, they cannot spay and neuter animals until work wraps up.

New Albany Floyd County Animal Shelter closed for renovations

The New Albany location of the Floyd County Animal Shelter is closed for renovations.

Two teens arrested for threatening two southern Indiana schools

The threats were made on social media.

  Train hit truck in southern Indiana, 2 injured

It was reported just after noon at Old Georgetown Road near IN-64, Floyd County Dispatch confirmed.

  Speed limit increases coming to interstates in Clark, Floyd Counties

In parts of Floyd and Clark Counties, the Indiana Department of Transportation is following the lead of other states by raising freeway speed limits.

Drones giving bird’s-eye view during inspection of Sherman Minton Bridge

The Sherman Minton Bridge is about to undergo a $90+ million rehabilitation and painting project.

12-year-old arrested in Highland Hills Middle School threat

The threat was made on social media early Monday morning.

Cost estimate for Old Vincennes Road revealed

Bids are due by March 5, and the estimated cost for the repair is $395,000.

Southern Indiana group hosts climate change workshop

Citizens’ Climate Lobby, a nonprofit, non-partisan group from southern Indiana, taught others how they can help the environment Sunday.

  As bill moves forward, many in Indiana call for stronger hate crime legislation

Indiana is one of five states without a hate crime law. A bill making its way through the legislature seeks to change it, but may not go far enough.

Dedication held for New Albany Habitat home

A Southern Indiana family will soon enjoy their first night in their new home thanks to Habitat for Humanity Clark & Floyd Indiana.

  Swastika stickers pop up around downtown New Albany

Police said they've only received two reports of the stickers, but residents say they see many more than that.

New Albany declares Old Vincennes Road an emergency

The section of Old Vincennes Road that is crumbling and shifting

  Southern Indiana mother keeping son’s memory alive through community change

As life continues without her son, Judith Brewer says there isn’t a day she doesn’t think about Matt. The 32-year-old skateboarder died last summer after being hit by a vehicle on Spring Street in New Albany.

  Crews renovating Floyd County Jail improve building, expand facilities

The expansion will expand the capacity to around 325 inmates, and cost around $14.5 million.

Traffic stop leads to arrest of 2 for dealing meth

The car was pulled over after running a stop sign in Harrison County.

One year after Parkland, local schools still focused on safety

School systems in Clark and Floyd counties have increased building security through upgrades to technology and updated safety procedures, and several have added extra school resource officers.

New Albany drug bust leads to heroin, stolen guns

A drug bust in New Albany lead police to an ounce of heroin and stolen guns.

  High waters close Highway 111, Horseshoe Casino

The high water is keeping visitors away from the popular casino and some residents are stuck at home.

  Why do floods dump so much trash in Louisville and southern Indiana?

The water and the mud are only two parts of the problem from flooding.

  Flood control operations go online in New Albany

Pumping is underway to address rising water in Falling Run Creek, the city’s largest natural drainage system.

No injuries after car slams into front of Floyds Knobs business

No injuries were reported.

  Housing facility for homeless veterans in New Albany nears completion

It’s not a shelter, but instead, more long-term care for those at risk for homelessness, working to help get them back on their feet.

Extremely rare motorcycle stolen from Louisville restoration business found

The 1914 Zenith was stolen during a burglary in the Portland neighborhood on Jan. 21.

Fischer announces $3 million competition to solve housing problems in Louisville

Founders hope solutions submitted to the contest will help build a more inclusive and creative economy, and decrease the number of evictions per day in Louisville.

New Albany murder suspect pleads guilty to manslaughter

Robert l. Sheckles Jr. took a plea deal in the Nov. 5, 2017 shooting death of 33-year-old Eddie "Benard" Hamilton.

Jury finds James P. Duffy guilty of 2016 murder in Floyds Knobs

Duffy, 27, was arrested Nov. 6, 2016, and charged in the death of 68-year-old Lewis Morrison.

Boil water advisory issued in New Albany

Indiana American Water issued the advisory Wednesday following a water main break.

  Dozens of WAVE Country schools closed due to frigid temperatures

Closing or delaying school due to weather conditions is not something school systems take lightly.

  1SI provides association health plan for small business members in southern Indiana

The local chamber of commerce announced Thursday that it will offer an association health insurance program, ensuring their members have access to local, affordable health care.

  Proposed bill would allow nurses to work in Indiana, Kentucky with one license

Right now, if you want to be a nurse and work in both Kentucky and Indiana, you need two licenses.

  Free offers for federal workers over MLK weekend

From meals to family activities, Louisville area businesses are stepping up to give a little relief to government employees.

  WAVE Country trees, cars, houses could be impacted by flash freeze

The flash freeze is expected to happen Saturday night intro Sunday morning, with lows in the single digits on Monday.

Testimony begins in Floyd County murder trial

James Duffy, 27, is charged with the murder of 68-year-old Lewis Morrison, a veteran found shot to death in his home in 2016.

  Educators welcome governor’s call for increased teacher pay

Bringing in and keeping quality teachers in Indiana schools -- that goal was outlined by Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb during his State of the State speech Tuesday night.

  Gov. Holcomb calls for Indiana hate crimes law

The words, delivered during Holcomb’s State of the State address Tuesday night, received a standing ovation.

Gov. Eric Holcomb delivers State of State address

Holcomb is expected to focus on the four key points of his "Next Level Agenda" -- economy, infrastructure, education and public health.

  Friends, neighbors grieve New Albany woman found dead in fire

Neighbors said the fire happened quickly and the smoke pouring out of the home was intense.

New co-working space aimed at local creatives opens in New Albany

A local workspace built on the site of a former grocery store opened with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday.

New Albany Municipal Election Campaign Season Begins

New Albany Republicans gathered for a meet and greet to kick off the political season

New Albany house fire kills woman

The fire was reported just after 7 a.m. at a home in the 1300 block of Ridgeway Ave.

Bill Cochran: Longtime southern Indiana lawmaker dies

The New Albany native served 34 years as a state representative.

  Breweries stuck waiting for labels during goverment shutdown

Far away from Washington and its politics, brewers in New Albany are surprised to find this government shutdown could impact their business.