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  Beshear supports Louisville curfew, says President Trump offered to send federal officers

2 investigations still open in Breonna Taylor case

One killed in Highview area fire

Officers shot in downtown Louisville identified

  Breonna Taylor Case: Brett Hankison indicted on 3 counts of wanton endangerment

  2 LMPD officers shot in downtown Louisville, suspect in custody

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Suspect charged in shooting of LMPD officers

  Breonna Taylor: Protesters pack city streets following grand jury decision

Person found shot on West Ashland in Beechmont

  Two struck in Portland double shooting

  WAVE 3 News reporter, photographer confronted by protesters

Breonna Taylor’s neighbor relives morning of LMPD search warrant leading to Taylor’s death

Brett Hankison booked into jail, released

Former LMPD Det. Brett Hankison was booked and released from jail Wednesday after he was indicted in the Breonna Taylor case, WAVE 3 News Troubleshooters have learned.

Mayor Fischer speaks for first time following Breonna Taylor case decision

Louisville mayor Greg Fischer responds to Ky. AG Daniel Cameron's decision in the Breonna Taylor case.

6 months later, what has changed since the Breonna Taylor shooting?

Since the deadly LMPD shooting death of Breonna Taylor, several changes have taken place in local law enforcement.

Who’s who in the Breonna Taylor case?

Click inside for a list of people involved in the Breonna Taylor investigation.

Man shot and killed in east Louisville shooting identified by coroner

Trinity vs St. X game rescheduled due to curfew

Louisville Free Public Library temporarily closing all facilities through Thursday

  The Possibility City is plastered in plywood

  Jon Mattingly: Officer involved in Breonna Taylor shooting sends candid email to LMPD colleagues

  Protesters plan for ‘non-violent’ demonstrations as city braces for decision in Breonna Taylor case

Westport Road, Bashford Manor Target stores boarded up

Plywood boards are covering doors and windows of the Target stores on Westport Road and near Bashford Manor.

Ronald McDonald House temporarily moves families from downtown location

The Ronald McDonald House said it is moving families temporarily from its First Street location.

  Downtown employees told to work from home indefinitely

As police barricade streets and businesses board up windows, employees are now being asked to work from home indefinitely.

  Barriers erected around West Broadway grocery

Operating under the direction of LMPD, state highway crews used heavy equipment Tuesday to erect barriers around the Kroger store on West Broadway.

  ‘A bunch of madness:' Emotional frontline worker reacts to barricades at Norton Children’s Hospital

Norton Children’s Hospital took a preventative measure ahead of the Breonna Taylor announcement by barricading its building Tuesday.

  4th Street business owners nervous as grand jury’s Breonna Taylor decision looms

Several businesses on Fourth Street are closed and boarded up as people in Louisville await the grand jury's decision concerning the Breonna Taylor case.

  Some JCPS schools make travel changes awaiting Breonna Taylor decision

Some coaches and teachers were notified by emails, they may have to press pause for now on games, practices, and the use of classrooms.

  Police officer turned activist working to heal racial divide

“I see a nation that is clearly divided,” Dr. Terrell Carter said. “It almost seems that we don’t want to find common good.”

Interfaith organizations lead prayer as city awaits decision in Breonna Taylor case

Leaders of all different faiths participated in prayer, meditation, songs and chants.

  More holdups in case against LMPD officers convicted of sexually abusing children

LMPD is named in a federal lawsuit asking for up to $6 million in damages for its role in sexual abuse of minors.

  Restrictions in place in downtown Louisville in anticipation of announcement in Breonna Taylor case

The interim chief of police said he’s been paying attention to the rumors and signs as well and said that’s why he decided to take action Tuesday to protect protesters and the community.

JCPS creates website helping students, staff prepare for upcoming election

Jefferson County Public Schools is creating a way for students and staff to prepare for this year’s upcoming election.

TARC closes stops, detours in effect due to downtown barricades

The detour is in effect until further notice.

  LMPD officer calls for collaborative ‘community effort’ to curb homicides after record-breaking year

A fatal shooting Monday night brought Louisville’s total number of homicides for 2020 to a record high of 122.

  Family celebrates Fern Creek triple homicide victim’s birthday 3 days after his death

Toreon Hudson was at Bungalow Joe’s restaurant with two of his co-workers Friday night when they were all shot and killed.

  UPS driver caught on camera kicking Okolona family’s chihuahua in the face

In a statement, UPS called the incident "disturbing."

  Louisville appears to prepare for the worst ahead of Breonna Taylor case announcement

"It’s a direct indication to what the decision is going to be,” Aaron Jordan, the founder of Black Complex Louisville, said.

  David McAtee’s mother, niece file wrongful death lawsuit

The mother and niece of a popular restaurant owner who was shot dead by law enforcement have filed a lawsuit against LMPD, the Kentucky National Guard and several officers.

  New details on Fern Creek triple murder suspect, record set straight by restaurant owner, LMPD

The owner of Bungalow Joe's said he’s been fielding a lot of hostility because of strong accusations on social media.

  LMPD declares state of emergency ahead of Breonna Taylor decision

On Monday, LMPD canceled all requested off days for officers effective immediately, according to multiple sources within the department.

  Preschool in the forest: Louisville urban area’s first forest preschool opens

At Swallowtail Forest Preschool, located at the Louisville Nature Center, the forest is the classroom.

  Man accused of triple murder at Louisville restaurant makes first court appearance

Michael Rhynes was arrested by Louisville Metro police less than 30 minutes after the shooting.

Police update weekend homicides, search for person of interest in 26th and Broadway case

An update on two deadly shootings in the Louisville area over the weekend was provided by police Monday afternoon.

  Witnesses say protester, driver pointed guns at each other in east end

A protester was charged after police said she pointed a gun toward a driver in Louisville’s east end.

Woman killed in Watterson Expressway crash

Louisville Metro police say the crash happened around 1 a.m. in the eastbound lanes at mile marker 16 near Bardstown Road.

Armed protester was once pardoned by governor, wasn’t allowed to have a gun

A woman arrested during a protest for pointing a gun at a driver had been pardoned by former Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear in 2015, WAVE 3 News Troubleshooters have learned.

P.F. Chang’s to layoff several employees

A restaurant chain is preparing to layoff several employees at its Louisville location.

  David McAtee’s nephew shot and killed across the street from family owned restaurant

The family is still recovering from David's death in June.

  Louisville surpasses 2016 homicide record with 121 murders as of mid-September

Louisville continues to surpass records when it comes to violence and deaths caused by those pulling the triggers.

Shootout in busy part of Okolona on Outer Loop under investigation

Police are searching for two other cars after a shootout Sunday afternoon in a busy part of Outer Loop in Okolona.

‘Dawg Days of Summer’ event raises funds for animal rehabilitation

The event took place Sunday in the parking lot of Eclipse Bank in St. Matthews, featuring a meet-and-greet with guest of honor Meatball the dog.

Coroner identifies person killed in Second Street bridge crash

The person who died in an accident on the Second Street bridge Saturday night has been identified by the Jefferson County Coroner.

Disney Store in Oxmoor Center permanently closing

The Disney Store inside the Oxmoor Center has announced it will be closing its doors.

Police release video of woman pointing gun at driver during Shelbyville Road protest

LMPD said that individuals were seen by their Air Unit surrounding and causing damage to a vehicle at the traffic light around 4:30 p.m. Friday.

TARC bus operator on Broadway-Bardstown Road route tests positive for COVID-19

The Transit Authority of River City has announced a driver has tested positive for COVID-19.

Nephew of David McAtee killed in West Louisville shooting, family says

The nephew of David McAtee died in a shooting reported early Saturday morning according to family.

  Witnesses describe shooting reported Saturday at Jefferson Mall

People who came to the mall Saturday morning, ended up having to go into lockdown for several hours while Louisville Metro police pieced together what happened.

Robley Rex VA Medical Center offering drive-thru flu clinics for veterans

A local VA medical center is making it easier for veterans to get vaccinated for the upcoming flu season.

Protesters gather outside Sen. McConnell’s home Saturday

A group of protesters gathered in response to comments made following the death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

  Breonna Taylor’s mother leads rally outside of AG Daniel Cameron’s office

“We don’t want anybody to get the notion that some money is going to compensate for justice,” an Until Freedom member said.

Arrest made in Beulah Church Road triple homicide, victims identified

One man has been arrested in relation to a shooting in Fern Creek Friday night that killed three people.

One dead, one injured in double shooting overnight

LMPD said the shooting happened around 1:15 a.m. in the 2600 block of West Broadway.

  Security ramping up at Jefferson Co. Courthouse ahead of Breonna Taylor case announcement

An order was signed off on by a judge Friday morning, closing federal buildings in Louisville Monday through Friday.

  ESPN College Gameday will look, feel different on UofL’s campus

No fans will be allowed to attend the event Saturday morning.

  JCPS outlines spending plan for extra $54M from proposed tax increase

The plan splits the money to improve systems helping the school.

  Lawmakers demand more polling locations in Jefferson Co. for November election

"Eight locations is inadequate and will not allow for easy and free access to voting for our residents,” Metro Council President David James said.

Arrest made in deadly Elizabethtown double shooting

The shooting happened in the 600 block of Westport Road.

  Fischer given list of ways to regain city’s trust as some continue calls for his resignation

“Given the choice of two difficult paths, I’ve sometimes taken the wrong one," the mayor admitted in a video statement Thursday.

Free COVID-19 testing on Saturday

Free COVID-19 testing Saturday, September 19 at Bates Memorial Baptist Church

Gene Synder Courthouse closing next week

Right now it's unclear why the doors are closed.

Shooting victim found in crashed SUV

In Lousville's Beechmont Neighborhood- someone called to report a crash early this morning, but crews arrived to find a shooting victim.

Local organizations push for the Black vote and change

The Louisville Urban League is working on getting more people out to vote.

Escaped murder suspect arrested

Jeremiah D. Wolfork, 28, was taken into custody by LMPD detectives around 10:30 a.m. Thursday.

Louisville Metro revises Residential Parking Permit Program

Louisville Metro Government and Metro Council have approved revisions to the Residential Parking Permit Program that will ease current regulations regarding the establishment of Residential Parking Zones

  Parents angry over police shooting book taught at JCPS schools

One parent, who is a former teacher, says it is not the place of JCPS teachers to try to “indoctrinate” children with the book.

  Metro Council passes vote of no-confidence in Mayor Greg Fischer 22-4

A proposed resolution lists how Mayor Greg Fischer can regain trust with the city.

  Retired Louisville Police officer of 40 years dies at age 90 of COVID-19

At age 90, Everett "Boone" Pike faced his final battle with COVID-19.

  Victim in horrific cross-state dismembering identified

LMPD found the torso of the victim around 2 p.m. on Wednesday in a park in Clifton Heights.