Louisville Metro

Injuries reported in crash near Churchill Downs

Annual breakfast celebrates Heuser Hearing Institute successes

  Violent 24-hours in Louisville leaves 2 dead, six others injured

Bikers run for the wall to honor those who gave all

  EXCLUSIVE: City suspends payments for Violence Interrupter contractor

Louisville woman accused of fighting at Circle K, throwing concrete at witness

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LMPD officer involved in crash near UofL

  JCPS student who struggled with dyslexia will graduate as valedictorian

MSD completes Clifton Heights basin project

Man accused of being in car that ran over police officer appears in court

Louisville woman found safe by LMPD River Unit

Man shot, killed in Portland neighborhood amidst violent 24 hours in Louisville

Donate blood and get a free King’s Island ticket

Anyone who donates blood at the Kentucky Blood Center between May 23 and 25 will get a free ticket to King's Island, while supplies last.

LMPD officer who knocked handcuffed suspect to ground cleared of wrongdoing

Cell phone video captured Officer Lonzo McConico knocking an 18-year-old suspect down onto a sidewalk outside Old Louisville Tavern in February 2018.

Man shot in southwest Louisville in critical condition

It happened around 4:10 p.m. in the 3800 block of Oboe Drive, MetroSafe confirmed.

  4 in custody following break-in attempt near PRP High School

Four people are in custody after police officers made quick work near PRP High School on Tuesday, investigating reports of a possible car break-in attempt that may have led to gunfire nearby.

Member of LMPD command staff chosen as Baltimore deputy commissioner

Couple accused of threatening school bus driver

  Ford announces job cuts Monday as leaders visit Louisville

Louisville airport authority hit by ransomware attack

Metro Corrections director to retire

Police investigating after shooting victim shows up at Louisville Kroger

2 killed in early morning crash

No other vehicles were involved in the crash.

Officer suffers non-life threatening injuries in hit-and-run

The incident happened at Cole Ave and Noah Dr.

  Louisville Zoo requests more funding, exploring revenue opportunities

The zoo is just trying to settle this year’s budget, asking for $5.2 million

Body found near Floyds Fork

The body was found near Taylorsville and Pope Lick Road.

Parks and Recreation seeking other options in wake of pool closures

Current and future pool users were asked to fill out a survey detailing their past pool usage.

Democratic candidates for governor talk policy, plans for Kentucky over breakfast

Topics varied from a focus on education, to healthcare and working families.

Drag Queen Storytime plagued by protesters outside Main Library

To show their objection to the event, several demonstrators stood just down the stairs, coming face-to-face with counter protesters.

  Louisville church hosts Michael Vick football camp following cancellation

Community leaders at St. Stephens Church said they wanted to offer up their new field to the camp, because they believe in second chances and they didn’t want hundreds of kids missing out on an influential opportunity.

LMPD conducting death investigation on Manslick Road

His cause and manner of death are pending additional investigation.

Man killed while running across Gene Snyder at I-65 identified

Police said the man was trying to run across the interstate when he was hit.

Gilda’s Club Night of 1000 Laughs raises thousands for cancer support

Money raised helps continue support programs for people living with cancer and their loved ones, provided free of charge by Gilda’s Club.

KHS lowering adoption fees for most adult dogs during weekend events

All pets are spayed or neutered, micro-chipped and up-to-date on vaccinations.

Police: Man used crow bar, baseball bat to brutally beat housemate

The suspect claims the beating was in self defense, but police don’t believe that matches up with the victim’s injuries.

Students disciplined following Atherton High fireworks scare

The prank initially was reported as a possible shooting.

Planet Fitness offering free summer memberships for teens

Anyone under the age of 18 must have a parent or guardian present to sign up.

  Highlands resident claims teens attempted carjacking in her driveway

LMPD is searching for possible home surveillance video that could lead to clues.

  JCTC graduates ‘go pro’ by signing with local manufacturing companies

More than 2,000 students graduated with positions in the field of advanced manufacturing training in the last year.

PVA to residents: You have the right to appeal

Assessments directly impact the amount of tax dollars owed in the coming year.

Closures expected on I-65 S in Louisville

Some lanes will reopen Saturday at Noon but paving will continue all weekend.

Inmate throws cup of urine on officer, police say

Already incarcerated at Metro Corrections, a Louisville woman was arrested on an assault charge Thursday.

11 puppies fighting to survive after being dumped in Kentucky ravine

The organization said the puppies were dumped in a ravine in Tyner, Kentucky - which is in Jackson County.

  JCPS says school bus driver did not intentionally pull away from student

A video shared by the student's mother shows one of the most extreme encounters when the driver left her son.

1 wounded in Newburg neighborhood shooting

The shooting was reported at 1:43 p.m. in the 5200 block of Garden Green Way.

  Future of Louisville Zoo discussed at budget hearing

Discussions surrounding the $35 million budget shortfall continue as Metro Council sorts through the mayor’s budget proposal before the vote next month.

Police: Man dies in shooting in Algonquin neighborhood

It was reported around 11:20 p.m. in the 2100 block of Burwell Avenue, MetroSafe confirmed.

  Former corrections officer pleads guilty to federal charges in inmate attack case

The inmate’s beating was caught on camera, sparking outrage across the country.

Custom cardboard boats hit the water for annual Jeffersontown High regatta

Some designs were successful, while others who took a risk couldn’t exactly finish the cross-pool mission smoothly.

Coach Mack’s Corner gets Crums Lane Elementary students excited about reading

The idea behind the project is to turn a corner of a school’s library into a reading oasis.

  Occupy ICE protesters appear in court, protests continue

In July 2018, Occupy ICE protesters linked arms and blocked the elevators that led the the ICE office on a higher floor.

  Simmons College graduates first music major in nearly 100 years

One local talent is restarting a legacy for the music department at the school.

Crews fighting house fire in Portland neighborhood

It started just before 5:30 p.m. near the intersection of N. 21st and St. Xavier Streets, MetroSafe confirmed.

Young baseball players honor fallen LMPD officers

The Vipers 8U Black team honored fallen officers and met the officers’ families and children.

Kenan Project hosts job fair

A push to help find jobs and careers for young black men and women in Louisville is the purpose of the Kenan Project through the Louisville Urban League.

  UPS finishes automating the Louisville Centennial Ground Hub

The hub has tripled in size and new technology helps to get packages delivered a little faster.

Trauma survivors reconnect with UofL Hospital staff

A carnival-style cookout was hosted by the hospital for National Trauma Survivor’s Day.

Major changes planned for busy Butchertown intersection

Louisville is in the process of redesigning the junction of Main Street and Story Avenue.

  JCPS board approves controversial reorganization plan, $1.7B budget

In order to pay for new programs, the district had to find the funding in other places.

  UofL President Dr. Neeli Bendapudi celebrates one year on the job

Bendapudi says at times it has seemed like 10 years has gone by. Others, it seems like it's only been 10 minutes.

  Family of man killed by drunk driver sues Valley Station bar for over-serving suspect

On January 25, Matthew Steven was driving home on I-265 when he collided with Mylachi Malone, who was driving in the wrong direction. Both men died.

  Pass the Cash: Man receives help from co-worker following quadruple bypass surgery

Shawn's co-worker Regina said he’s been having trouble with his blood pressure and heart for around a year.

Disney characters bring magic to Norton Children’s Hospital

The performers hosted a paint party and met with children and their families.

Bluegrass World Series to be held at Louisville Slugger Field

The Bluegrass World Series takes place August 7-10.

  Maximum Security owners file federal suit following Derby disqualification

They’re requesting a reversal of Maximum’s Security’s disqualification and reinstatement of the original order of finish, which would make Maximum Security the official, undefeated winner of the Kentucky Derby.

Details surrounding phase 3 of Louisville Water Company’s Eastern Parkway project revealed

When the project concludes in 2020, Louisville Water will have replaced 6.4 miles of water main.

LMPD arrests woman lying in bed surrounded by drugs

Police say some of the drugs in the baggies appeared to be heroin.

North Harrison Elementary students raise over $500K for Norton Children’s Hospital

During the 2018-2019 school year, students raised over $39,500. Year to date, students have raised over $500,000.

  Troubleshooter Exclusive: Walking with the Interrupters

They are the so-called Violence Interrupters. They are part of a program that's seen major success in some cities, but came under fire in Louisville after an exclusive WAVE 3 News Troubleshooter investigation.

Multi-faith gathering celebrates Ramadan in Louisville

Interfaith Paths to Peace and Muslim Americans for Compassion teamed up to serve an Iftar meal.

PNC Foundation awards grant to Heuser Hearing & Language Academy

The sound garden features six outdoor musical instruments for children ages 2-3 to experience sound in new ways through their amplification devices.

  Progress continues at Waterfront Botanical Gardens

A Botanical Garden is important for the community in more ways than just one.

  WAVE 3 News Editorial - May 14, 2019: Opportunities in west Louisville

We need more investments in west Louisville for the city to attract and keep more people.

  Louisville man falls for scam, out hundreds of dollars

Ryan Booker though he was getting the money to pay off some bills, but instead, he ended up even farther in the hole.

Louisville CBP seizes nearly $2.6 million in counterfeit merchandise

The shipment contained 57 fake Rolex watches, 19 fake Oakley sunglasses, four fake Michael Kors handbags, and five fake Hublot watches.

  Democratic candidates for governor debate days before KY primary

In just eight days, Kentucky voters will head to the polls for the primary election. Democratic candidates for Governor battled for votes in a KET debate Monday.

  Local golfers anxious as Metro Council combs through Mayor’s budget

Golfers in Louisville fear their game may soon come to an end if private owners don’t take over public golf courses operating at a loss.

  6 LMPD officers indicted in fraud scheme

Officials say the officers were involved in a scheme where the officers worked and were paid for private security jobs, while on duty with LMPD.

  New grocery store ends food desert in downtown Louisville

When grocery stores like First Link and Kroger closed their doors in downtown Louisville, it left the neighbors living there in a food desert for years. So when the word came out a new grocery store was coming to the area, local area residents were overjoyed.

2 people injured in shooting in Park Hill neighborhood

It was reported around 7:05 p.m. near the intersection of St. Louis Avenue and 22nd Street, MetroSafe confirmed.