Louisville Metro

  New west Louisville complex planning for first events

The Norton Healthcare Sports & Learning Center announced new track and field events planned for this year as they prepare to open in the Russell neighborhood.

  Day-long standoff ends peacefully in South Louisville

  Louisville man hoping to get COVID vaccine sooner faces bump in the road

  Emotions brought on by change of power better handled by changing focus, counselor says

  JCPS teacher turns inauguration into learning lesson for students

  Black community leaders lead by example receiving COVID-19 vaccine

Hankison attorney hopes to move trial out of Jefferson County

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Louisville hospital welcomes 32 babies in 1 day

  Lamar Jackson thanks Bills Mafia for support of his favorite charity after suffering concussion

  Waitlist for COVID vaccine grows for seniors 70+ in Louisville

  JCPS hopeful for in-person instruction in mid-March following completed vaccinations

Juvenile found dead in car after Wyandotte shooting, LMPD confirms

JCPS votes to allow winter sports to begin practice, competition

Kentucky lawmakers tackling broad spectrum of topics this legislative session

The 30-day session began on Jan. 5.

  Child welfare volunteer group excited by proposal to add more Kentucky social workers

For a second straight year, increasing the number of social workers in Kentucky was noted as one of Governor Andy Beshear’s State of the Commonwealth priorities.

  Louisville healthcare systems out of vaccine for group 70 and older

Three days after three healthcare systems said they would be helping administer COVID-19 vaccine to people age 70 and older, each was were forced to close appointments after running out of shots and being flooded with calls.

  Shots fired in downtown Louisville as protesters condemn new LMPD chief

The group said they wanted to represent the Black community and took to the streets.

International Women’s Cup soccer coming to Louisville in August

  Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy lives on through Louisville activists who marched with him

  First week of Tier 1B appointments completely booked; how to schedule a future appointment

UofL Health to open 5 urgent care centers

18-year-old shot, killed on New Year’s Day identified

  2 juveniles dead, 1 injured following crash in stolen SUV

Hall-of-famer Alfred ‘Butch’ Beard wants to cut ties with UofL

Alfred ‘Butch’ Beard wants to break all connections with UofL.

Buffalo Bills fans donate money to Ravens QB Lamar Jackson’s favorite charity based in Louisville

Buffalo Bills fans are stepping up to help a Louisville-based charity after Saturday night’s AFC Divisional Round game.

LMPD: Son arrested in connection with December murder of traffic control officer

Louisville Metro Police have made an arrest in connection to a traffic control officer found dead in her home on Cane Run Road back in December.

COVID vaccination for Phase 1B begins rollout on Monday

Monday marks a big transition on the vaccination front in Louisville at Broadbent Arena.

  Louisville gun violence program launching to help curb homicides

The program will work with local families to stop the violence.

FBI arrests Louisville man for role in U.S. Capitol protests

Beckley was arrested after he was caught on video at the capitol siege.

Honorary street sign unveiled for retired LMPD officer Sir Friendly C

On Saturday, city council leaders and community members unveiled an honorary street sign at the corner of Cecil Avenue and West Broadway in West Louisville.

  1 dead in early-morning apartment fire in Old Louisville

An early-morning apartment fire in Old Louisville Saturday morning has killed one person, according to Louisville Fire and Rescue.

Man flees with cash after armed robbery, shooting at Shorty’s Liquor Store

A gunman came into the store, threatened the clerk on duty at the time and demanded money, an LMPD spokesperson said.

  Interim LMPD chief gives final interview before saying goodbye

Yvette Gentry agreed to take the position after Robert Schroeder, the interim chief at the time, decided to retire before the permanent hire was made.

  ‘Surreal and shocking’: Kentucky Veteran’s Club president reacts to Capitol protests

"As a combat veteran who went overseas to fight for our way of life and preservation of what we hold dear, it was very troubling to watch," Jeremy Harrell said.

  Kentuckians 70 and older to get COVID vaccine starting Monday

Norton Healthcare, UofL Health and Baptist Health are accepting appointments from individuals 70 and older.

  Murder charges dropped against man in Shively woman’s death

Attorney Keith Kamenish said his client, Stephen Lovingood, was released on his own recognizance from Louisville Metro Department of Corrections around 1 a.m. Friday.

  JCPS set to vaccinate teachers next week

Teachers getting vaccinated will allow JCPS to get back to in-person learning.

  City of Louisville set to vaccinate next phase of individuals starting next week

The City of Louisville has seen great success with their mass vaccination site at Broadbent Arena for individuals in phase 1A.

Breonna Taylor’s attorneys learn of new body camera videos the city refuses to produce

The videos are from a list of LMPD officers who worked the scene on Elliott Avenue while Taylor's ex-boyfriend, Jamarcus Glover, was being served with search warrants as part of a drug investigation.

Pay systems replace several downtown parking meters

PARC said the pay stations will allow drivers to pay less when demand is down, promote parking turnover and help ensure parking availability.

UPDATE: Golden Alert canceled for missing man needing medication

Authorities say John K. Green has been located.

COVID-19 vaccinations for age 70 and older to be given by Norton Healthcare

The vaccinations are for persons who meet the Tier 1b requirements and will be done by appointment only.

  Missing teen kayaker caught on WAVE Weather video before disappearance, raises concerns

The search for Jacob Stover has continued after his kayak was discovered near the Falls of the Ohio State Park Sunday.

JCPS employees to start getting COVID vaccines next week

By Feb. 1, Superintendent Marty Pollio said it is expected that school employee vaccinations will have been completed.

  Barret Middle Schoolers start sock donation drive for those in need

The seventh grade class co-presidents, Lillian Payne and Cole Edelen, organized the drive in November to give back to the community during the winter.

  How Apple’s $25M investment will directly benefit Black students in Louisville

The investment will help HBCU's all across the nation.

  Man shot during robbery talks about how his life has changed

Terrell Williams survived being shot, but his life has changed forever.

Mayor’s annual address looks at challenges and potential of 2021

Mayor Greg Fischer said Louisville has “the potential in 2021 to make historic progress.”

Man accused of murdering woman on New Year’s Day

A man accused of killing a woman on New Year’s Day appeared in court Thursday.

Jefferson County Election Center moves into new location

The new permanent location is at 1000 E. Liberty St.

  Long-term care facility distributes vaccine to residents during ‘vaccination celebration’

Park Louisville Memory Care held a vaccination celebration event as residents and staff received doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine.

  Louisville pastor calls for curse on people he says ‘stole the election’

Local faith leaders gathered Wednesday to condemn the prayer and called on the members of his church to leave.

  What Erika Shields implemented in Atlanta as chief

Shields was testifying after an officer involved incident. She discussed the reforms she brought to the department when she took over.

  Former WAVE 3 sports anchor among first veterans to get COVID-19 vaccine

He spent nearly four decades front and center with the public working for WAVE 3 News. Now, former sports anchor Bob Domine, who’s also a Vietnam veteran and a stroke survivor, is getting back out there and rolling up his sleeve with a goal to set an example by getting the COVID-19 vaccine.

Man dies from injuries sustained in weekend traffic crash

The crash happened just before 11 p.m. Friday at 7th Street and Central Ave.

Downtown DMV move postponed

The Jefferson County Clerk’s Downtown Motor Vehicle relocation has been postponed.

  Restaurant and hair salon team up to give back to frontline health care workers

80/20 at Kaelin’s wanted to do something to give back to those on the frontlines.

  Kayak found, authorities, volunteers continue search for missing teen

Jacob N. Stover, of Prospect, was last seen leaving his home on Sunday morning.

  Kentucky Derby Festival Marathon, miniMarathon virtual training begins

The 2021 Humana miniMarathon and Marathon course will look different this year.

Section of Cherokee Parkway to close for sewer line repair

The closure will last around four weeks.

Man shot and killed in Dixie Highway triple shooting identified, 2 victims still in critical condition

The shooting was reported in Park Hill in the 1300 block of Dixie Highway around 10:30 p.m., Louisville Metro Police Officer Beth Ruoff confirmed.

AMPED Louisville music program receives $50,000 national award

A local, nonprofit music program teaching students music composition, performance and technology is being honored with a national award and a $50,000 prize.

Jefferson County Clerk’s Downtown Motor Vehicle branch to relocate

The Jefferson County Clerk’s Downtown Motor Vehicle Branch is relocating to the second floor of the First Trust Centre at 200 South Fifth Street, Suite 228.

Man accused of killing parents

A man is accused of killing his parents then attempting to kill himself, according to Louisville Metro police.

Teenager killed in Park Hill shooting identified

The shooting was reported in the 1800 block of Dumesnil Street around 11 p.m. Sunday, according to Louisville Metro Police Department spokeswoman officer Beth Ruoff.

  Cole’s Place closing its doors after double homicide on property

Owner John Cole wants to close the doors for good after two men were shot and killed there Sunday morning.

Woman taken to hospital following SWAT investigation, shooting at Tyler Park home

A SWAT team was dispatched to a house in Louisville’s Tyler Park neighborhood in response to a barricade situation Monday night.

  New LMPD chief to make $210,000 salary

Shields’ new position was announced by Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer last week and was met with immediate backlash from members of the community and LMPD officers alike.

Officials identify two killed in Shawnee shootings minutes apart

Two victims who were shot and killed in the Shawnee neighborhood in separate shootings minutes apart from each other have been identified Monday.

  Concerns arise over new LMPD chief’s involvement in Atlanta federal investigation

A former employee of the Atlanta Police Department, working under Erika Shields, claims Shields pressured her to sign an invoice that is now the subject of a state and federal investigation, according to reports by the Atlanta-Journal Constitution.

Flaget Memorial Hospital unveils new Cancer Care Center

The facility has undergone improvements for the past three years as part of Project Hope.

UofL Hospital’s SAFE Services’ provides resources for human trafficking victims

UofL Health-Peace Hospital will begin screening at intake for trafficking in February.

  UofL begins first day of spring semester amid pandemic

Some students said they are glad to be back on campus, adding it’s bringing back a sense of normalcy.

Driver killed in crash on I-71 South at Gene Snyder identified

A woman who died in a vehicle collision on Interstate 71 South Monday has been identified.

Men who died following shooting outside Cole’s Place identified

Louisville Metro Police Department officers were called to Cole’s Place, located in the 2900 block of West Kentucky Street, around 3 a.m. Sunday on a report of a shooting, according to LMPD Sergeant John Bradley.

Lois Haynie, ex-wife of political cartoonist Hugh Haynie, dies at 88

Hugh Haynie would conceal Lois Haynie’s name in his cartoons and “finding Loises” became a hobby for many people.

  New market in West Louisville seeks to end food desert

On Sunday, Black Market KY's doors finally opened with the purpose of taking the first steps in ending food disparities in West Louisville.

Ky. Reps. Attica Scott, Lisa Willner unveil bills to protect protesters, de-militarize police

State representatives Lisa Willner and Attica Scott announced Sunday new legislation would be filed in an upcoming session that is looking to protect the safety and legal rights of protesters.

UPDATE : 4 dead in 2 separate early-morning shootings in Louisville

Louisville Metro Police is conducting investigations on two separate early-morning shootings in the city that killed four people Sunday.

  Vigil held for 21 year old found dead by family

TT was found killed in a vehicle after her family frantically searched for her by pinging her phone.

  More testing sites being added as COVID cases climb

Staffers said testing sites are giving people peace of mind, and doctors say people should continue to get tested.