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Audio from LMPD Sgt. Jon Mattingly interview sheds new light on Taylor shooting

LMPD Sgt. Jon Mattingly, who led the deadly narcotics raid on Breonna Taylor’s apartment four months ago, is heard giving his account for the first time in brand new audio just obtained by NBC News.

Louisville Metro Council members demand release of documents in Breonna Taylor case, including Vision Russell Plan

COVID-19 UPDATE: Jefferson County totals 4,378 cases, 219 deaths

School to hold Breonna Taylor peace walk today

Deceased victim identified in Newburg 4th of July double shooting

Special delivery: Fort Knox mom gives birth at Louisville firehouse

Moped driver killed after collision with Corvette identified

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  Exclusive: Good Samaritan tries to help shooting victim

  Teen shooting victim’s mom says it’s ‘like an open wound’ knowing suspects were his peers

One person in critical condition after Bardstown Road double shooting

  Home rented by Breonna Taylor’s ex-boyfriend at center of lawsuit against officers

  Breonna Taylor: New video shows moments immediately following deadly shooting

2 specials to air on Breonna Taylor case

  Louisville church congregation gathers to show solidarity with BLM

Where Downtown meets the Highlands, in the middle of rush hour, members of the congregation stood six feet apart for their Black brothers and sisters.

3 teenagers arrested in May shooting death of Doss High School senior

One person was shot and killed in the Chickasaw Neighborhood.

Ballot Breakdown: Jefferson Co. Clerk releases mail-in numbers, rejection reasons

The Jefferson County Clerk released totals Tuesday for the number of mail-in ballots received in the recent statewide primary.

Man killed in Hazelwood shooting

A man is dead after being shot in Louisville's Hazelwood neighborhood on Woodruff Avenue.

  LMPD officer pens open letter to city of Louisville

  40 days, 100 shooting victims, Louisville’s violent crime continues to spike

  More children shot since pandemic hit our area

Louisville man dies after early July assault

Report: Breonna Taylor to be honored on WNBA uniforms

Louisville’s Visitor Information Center reopens

  Louisville pools open with new rules during COVID

Before you take your first dive at either Fairdale, Sun Valley or Algonquin, you'll need to remember to social distance.

HopCat permanently closing Highlands neighborhood location

HopCat restaurant and bar located on Bardstown Road has announced it will be permanently closing its doors.

Louisville Zoo extends Wild Lights

The Wild Lights: Asian Lantern Festival at the Louisville Zoo, which was postponed by the coronavirus pandemic, will now stay at the Louisville Zoo through late August.

‘Summer of Strong’ legislative speaker series to combat gun violence during pandemic

The series will feature conversations about gun violence during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Woman shot, dies later at UofL Hospital

Few details were immediately available, but LMPD spokesman Dwight Mitchell confirmed that officers were called to the 8800 block of Woodpointe Boulevard at about 2 a.m. Tuesday.

  Louisville-area hospitals confident with ICU bed capacity as COVID-19 cases increase

Norton Healthcare and UofL Health are two area hospitals that expressed confidence in their ability to handle a potential surge in coronavirus cases.

More than $350 thousand in counterfeit belts seized by US Customs in Louisville

U.S. Customs and Border Protection intercepted two packages in Louisville with counterfeit belts worth more than $350,000.

  Long lines at Bowman Field as 90-day license extension order ends

Many people waited in line needing to renew their license before July 7, the last day for the 90-day permit, license and ID renewal grace period.

2 injured, 1 critical in shooting in the Jacobs neighborhood, LMPD investigating

Two people are injured following a shooting reported in the Jacobs neighborhood Monday night.

  Community resource center opening in Wyandotte

Those working in the center ultimately hope to bring down the racial wealth gap and to prevent displacement caused by gentrification.

  Three more community pools to reopen in Louisville

Louisville Metro Parks will open the Fairdale, Algonquin and Sun Valley pools this week.

  City buys home rented by Breonna Taylor’s ex-boyfriend for $1 as new allegations arise

The attorneys representing Breonna Taylor’s family now claim a development project was the reason why police focused on her ex-boyfriend, Jamarcus Glover.

USO Louisville Metro Lounge now open

The USO Louisville Metro Lounge will be open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

1 killed in crash on Dixie Highway

The driver of the other vehicle involved in the crash was not injured.

  Residents of Newburg senior living community fed up after string of apparent shootings nearby

The change in the environment some residents of Jefferson Crossings say they have experienced isn’t what anyone signed up for when they signed their lease agreements.

Ironman Louisville canceled for 2020, will not return in 2021

Ironman Louisville has announced that the 2020 triathlon event has been canceled and will not return in 2021.

  Neighbors react to amended lawsuit against city targeting Fischer’s ‘economic legacy’ in west Louisville

Residents along Louisville’s Elliott Avenue are reacting to the lawsuit alleging the city targeted the home of Breonna Taylor’s ex-boyfriend for redevelopment.

Breonna Taylor lawsuit amended, now places blame on Mayor Fischer for new development project

The lawsuit claims the upscale designs in the west end led to the warrant that left Breonna Taylor dead.

Woman dies after being ejected from vehicle in 2-car crash

LMPD spokesman Dwight Mitchell said it happened near the intersection of 5th Street and Heywood Avenue at about 12:15 a.m.

Quadriplegic college student’s stolen wheelchair-accessible van has been found

Ashley "Boo" Williams' wheelchair-accessible van, valued at about $115,000, was stolen last week, then found damaged over the weekend.

LMPD: Moped rider killed after being hit by car

One person is dead after a car crash on Bardstown rd.

  Louisville artists unveil mural honoring Breonna Taylor; others killed by police

The mural shows Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, David McAtee, Elijah McClain, and Sandra Bland.

  Family members thanking a ‘hero’ while celebrating the life of 19-year-old who was shot and killed at bus stop

A man is being hailed as a hero for trying to save a dying teenager.

  Live streamers launch Independent Media Guild amid protests

Live streamers say they have been treated unfairly by LMPD since the protests started over a month ago.

  ‘Youth March for Freedom’ highlights Louisville civil rights history on Independence Day

According to organizers, the theme of the event Saturday was 'rewriting and reclaiming out history.'

One killed in rollover crash near Bardstown Rd

A deadly crash left one person dead on I-265.

2 injured in Newburg neighborhood shooting, LMPD cruiser involved in injury collision heading to scene

Metrosafe confirmed calls came in around 1:09 p.m. on reports of a shooting at the intersection of Fern Valley Road and Preston Highway.

Be respectful: fireworks may trigger PTSD in veterans

While many have started celebrating the 4th of July weekend with fireworks, it’s important to note that the flashes and loud noises could be upsetting for veterans.

UPDATE: Coroner ID’s pregnant woman killed in Poplar Level Rd. shooting; investigation considered double-homicide case

The female victim that was shot and killed in the Newburg neighborhood Thursday evening has been identified.

UPDATE: Man killed in shooting on West Broadway identified by coroner

The man shot and killed on West Broadway in Louisville Thursday night has been identified.

Record number of shootings, homicides in first half of 2020, community activist Christopher 2X says

The number of gun violence cases in the city has risen during times of COVID-19, protests and civil unrest, in comparison to numbers from the first half of 2019.

  WATCH NOW: Declaration of Independence reading at the Gene Snyder U.S. Courthouse

This is the 15th year of the reading of the Declaration of Independence on the Gene Snyder U.S. Courthouse Federal Building.

  The Seafood Lady needs help finding thief

It was a one-two punch for the restaurant; first, the pandemic hit and now a brick wielding thief made their mark right before the Fourth of July holiday weekend.

Man dies after shooting on St. Andrews Church Road

The victim's identity has not been released.

  What could police reform look like in Louisville?

Police reform has become a hot topic in many cities across the country, including Louisville.

  Firm hired to perform comprehensive review of LMPD

Mayor Greg Fischer called for the review in June, following public outcry and the ongoing protests demanding justice for the shooting death of Breonna Taylor.

  ‘Live streamers’ feel targeted by LMPD after several arrests

“We’re out here to be the eyes for the people,” Johns Demain explained to WAVE 3 News on Thursday.

Fan Fair giveaway keeping seniors cool this summer

Hundreds of electric fans have been collected to provide heat relief for older adults and people with disabilities.

New Zion Baptist Church holds 7th annual food drive

The church handed out free food packages to anyone in need for the 4th of July during the drive-thru service.

Corrections officer tracks down armed suspect at Jefferson Mall

The president of the Corrections Union said it was one of their officers, Ronald Harris, who helped apprehend the suspect.

  Video shows caravan of protesters driving against traffic in St. Matthews

New video shows the actions of some protesters in a caravan that left from downtown Louisville to St. Matthews this week.

  Protesters who subdued shooter reveal gunman’s last words before he opened fire

From the unsettling words uttered right before the shooting to the chaos that ensued, those who ultimately stopped Steven Lopez after he allegedly shot into a crowd of protesters Saturday are now sharing what they saw.

  Fourth Street business still recovering after late-May riots caused $100,000 in damage

JJ Wig Shop on 4th Street was looted after protests took a violent turn on May 30.

  Business owners relieved Sherman Minton Bridge construction won’t mean a full shutdown

The three year rehab of the Sherman Minton Bridge will happen with traffic only being completely shut down a small percentage of the time.

  Officials stress fireworks safety to prevent fatalities

Usually, the July 4th weekend sees cities across WAVE Country holding firework shows, but many have been canceled this year due to COVID-19. Local fire departments expect neighbors and families to take the celebration in their own hands and light up the sky.

Leads needed to find missing Elizabethtown woman

Melissa Emerick, 30, is believed to be in the Louisville area.

LMPD corrects report that SWAT truck was hit by protest vehicle

Louisville Metro police say a thorough review of the video from the incident shows the department's SWAT vehicle hit a car that officers felt was endangering lives.

2 shot in Portland neighborhood

The shooting was reported in the 500 block of North 19th Street around 10 a.m. Thursday, according to LMPD.

Protesters extinguish eternal flame at downtown police memorial

A crew spent some time Thursday morning repairing the police memorial that was damaged during Wednesday night's mostly peaceful protests in downtown Louisville.

  LMPD: Video shows murder suspect take gun from protester prior to shooting in Jefferson Square Park

The Louisville Metro Police Department released video that allegedly shows a murder suspect taking a gun from a protester at Jefferson Square Park.

  LMPD, protesters offer conflicting accounts of SWAT truck incident

Police and protesters have conflicting accounts of what happened Tuesday night when police clashed with protesters and 20 people were arrested.

LMPD: Pedestrian dead after being hit by car on Bardstown Road

According to LMPD, a person was struck on Bardstown Road near Dreamsend Road around 11:30 p.m. Thursday

Louisville hip hop artist Bblasian arrested during protests

Matthew Bingle is facing charges of criminal trespassing, fleeing and evading police, and unlawful assembly.

Police: Gun used by suspect in Jefferson Square Park murder taken from another protester

Steven Nelson Lopez, 23, is charged with one count of murder and nine counts of wanton endangerment.

Car crashes into home on Taylor Blvd. in Louisville

It happened around 3 p.m. on Wednesday.

Motorcyclist killed in crash on New Cut Road

The crash happened at the intersection of New Cut Road and Harper's Ferry Road around 7 p.m. Wednesday, according to LMPD.

  Jecorey Arthur, Cassie Chambers Armstrong detail plans for first terms on Louisville Metro Council

Jecorey Arthur and Cassie Chambers Armstrong won the District 4 and 8 seats Tuesday afternoon.

UPS donates $481,000 for pandemic relief

Last year, UPS said its employees logged 7,000 volunteer hours at the food bank.