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‘Please keep saying her name’ -- Breonna Taylor’s family urges peace

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear spoke on CNN about the chaotic protests in Louisville that left several people suffering from gunshot wounds late Thursday night and into Friday morning.

Damage left in downtown Louisville, LMPD prepares for more protests

Fischer says due process must play out before any possible charges against LMPD officers

  JCPS teachers, superintendent stress flexibility, preparedness before summer break

  911 audio released from night of Breonna Taylor shooting death

Fire breaks out at Arcade Ave. building, no injuries reported

Rescue teams issues safety warnings to swimmers

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Waste Reduction Center to reopen

Paving complete on Dixie Highway project

  Kentucky Kingdom awaits reopening date from state

Black Diamond employees honor coworker killed in crash

Brown-Forman helps feed first responders

Man arrested in murder of Moore High student

Retirement parade for JCPS principal

A retirement parade was organized to help celebrate the retirement of Principal Teri Reed.

  Mosques around WAVE Country begin to reopen

Churches and houses of worship have opened or are opening across the area. That includes mosques, which are Muslim places of worship. Muslim leaders in Louisville say they are cautiously opening back up.

Fischer announces 51 new COVID-19 cases, 3 new deaths

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer on Wednesday confirmed 51 new cases of the coronavirus across Jefferson County, pushing the total number of cases to 2,427.

LMPD officer facing misconduct, sexual abuse charges

The charges came after an investigation started by concerns from someone inside the department.

LMPD: Juvenile hit by vehicle he carjacked

Ky. State Fair board remains positive about potential festivities

  LMPD: Child involved in Newburg crash found with gunshot wound

  YMCA opens its doors in Southern Indiana

  State task force transports COVID patients from Nazareth Home

  Family, activists take to Louisville Metro Hall to protest Breonna Taylor’s death

  Kentucky nail salons reopen with customers and owners ready for safe pampering

Many hair salons opened back up on the Memorial Day holiday. Tuesday customers of area nail salons seemed equally happy to be back as the reopening phases in Kentucky continue.

LIST: The Louisville area’s most expensive, most affordable neighborhoods

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  National leaders come to Louisville to support Breonna Taylor’s family

The steps of Louisville Metro Hall were filled with people who support Breonna Taylor’s family and want drastic changes made in the police department and city.

Suspect turns himself in following deadly shooting at Kroger

A man has been charged in the shooting death of another man at a Kroger gas station in Louisville.

  Hair salons, massage therapists among Ky businesses that reopened Memorial Day

Barber shops and hair salons reopened May 25 under Governor Andy Beshear's Healthy at Work plan.

  Military vehicle convoy honors veterans at Zachary Taylor National Cemetery

Members of the KILROY chapter of the Military Vehicle Preservation Association in Louisville organized a Memorial Day convoy to honor veterans and those that have fallen in combat.

Coroner reveals identity of man shot, killed in Kroger parking lot at 28th and Broadway

Louisville Metro Police are investigating after a shooting in the Russell neighborhood leaves one man dead Sunday afternoon.

Louisville mayor Greg Fischer announces 41 new COVID-19 cases on Memorial Day, 4 new deaths

Louisville mayor Greg Fischer posted an update on COVID-19 cases on Memorial Day, confirming 41 new positive cases in Jefferson County.

Louisville restaurants reopen dining rooms to reduced traffic as expected

Kentucky restaurants were finally allowed to open after months of being closed.

  11-year-old entrepreneur raises funds for the community serving ice cream

Calli Halaris started making the sweet treat after getting her hands on an ice cream maker; then one sale led to another.

Louisville COVID-19 update: Mayor Fischer announces 17 new cases, 2 new deaths

In Sunday afternoon’s update provided by Louisville mayor Greg Fischer, 17 new cases of COVID-19 were announced in Jefferson County, bringing the total number of cases to 2,266.

Newburg Church of Christ hosts community drive-up cookout

The Newburg Church of Christ wanted to help those in need during times of social distancing by hosting a community drive-up cookout.

LMPD cruiser involved in early-morning collision

A Louisville Metro Police officer was involved in an early-morning vehicle collision in Valley Station on Sunday.

  502Con virtual violence prevention conference disrupted with racist music, vulgar sexual images

A virtual conference was created by a youth organization to raise public awareness and discuss problems that lead to violence. However, one incident overshadowed the positive outreach.

Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory Store reopens its doors

After being closed since March due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory has reopened the store to visitors.

  Volunteers stake flags on veterans’ headstones memorializing those laid to rest

Volunteers took time out of their day to memorialize those who fought for our freedom, putting flags at headstones to recognize all the veterans laid to rest at Eastern Cemetery.

Louisville COVID-19 update: Mayor Fischer announces 16 new cases, 1 new death

In an update Saturday afternoon, Louisville mayor Greg Fischer announced 16 new cases of COVID-19 in Jefferson County, bringing the total number of cases to 2,249.

LMPD investigating after one man injured in shooting on Poplar Level Road

Louisville Metro Police are investigating after a shooting reported on Poplar Level Road Saturday afternoon leaves one person injured.

Louisville Zoo in talks to extend postponed Asian Lantern Festival

The Wild Lights: Asian Lantern Festival may return as the Louisville Zoo announces negotiations are in the works to extend the postponed event.

  Muslims prepare to celebrate one of their biggest holiday virtually amid coronavirus

The coronavirus closed mosques and altered traditions for Muslims during Islam’s holy month. That’s also changing how Muslims celebrate their holiday Sunday.

  102-year-old local veteran celebrates birthday with drive-by parade

A Louisville veteran celebrated his 102nd birthday Friday with dozens of cars driving up and wishing him a happy birthday.

  Meat shortage causing problems for local restaurants

As restaurants start to open up across Kentucky, the excitement is slightly overshadowed by the nationwide meat shortage.

  Frankfort Ave. restaurants reopen with live music, new menu items

Several restaurants on Frankfort Ave. in Louisville reopened their dining rooms Friday under Gov. Beshear’s Healthy at Work plan.

  Commonwealth Attorney drops attempted murder charge against Kenneth Walker

Still mourning his girlfriend, Kenneth Walker is now no longer charged with attempted murder of a police officer.

Norton to open permanent drive-thru, walk-up testing location for screenings, vaccines

A permanent drive-thru and walk-up express health care site will be built on the corner of Breckenridge Lane and Taylorsville Road at the former K-Mart site.

  Officers investigated in Amanda Berry’s death, woman killed by boyfriend

Berry was found dead in the home of a basement in January.

  Bardstown Road restaurant owners want to turn parking lane into outdoor seating

On Friday, restaurants across Kentucky were able to open to dine-in customers for the first time in months. Some owners are being forced to get creative in order to find more seating for their customers.

Fischer announces 89 new cases of coronavirus in Jefferson County, 2 more deaths

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer on Friday announced 89 new cases of the coronavirus, pushing Jefferson County’s total to 2,233.

Man convicted in past shooting death arrested for pointing gun at 2 people

Keithen Gaines, 42, of Louisville, was arrested Wednesday by Louisville Metro police on charges of wanton endangerment, being a felon in possession of a gun and receiving stolen property.

Louisville man arrested after accused of strangling child, LMPD investigating

A Louisville man has been arrested after being accused of strangling a child at a residence in the Pleasure Ridge Park neighborhood Monday night.

2 LMPD officers accused of not providing proper assistance for woman found dead in basement

Summons have been served to two Louisville Metro Police Department officers following the death of a domestic violence victim.

Start of E. Broadway bridge replacement work delayed

The work will replace a nearly 100-year-old bridge over the South Fork of Beargrass Creek.

1 shot in Portland neighborhood

The shooting was reported in the 1700 block of Rowan Street around 5:55 a.m. Friday, according to MetroSafe.

  Community reacts to LMPD Chief Conrad’s retirement announcement

Metro Council President David James said Thursday afternoon he was pleased to hear about Conrad’s announcement.

JCPS to install first synthetic turf field

The turf field installation is the result of JCPS booster clubs that provided some of the money and resources.

UofL’s 1st NCAA Championship win to air on WAVE 3 for 40th anniversary

Catch an encore presentation of the game on May 23 at 7:30 p.m. on WAVE 3 News.

Kenneth Walker’s attorney files motion to dismiss charge of attempted murder

The lawyer for Kenneth Walker plans to file a motion to dismiss the case against his client.

  Customers returning to Kentucky restaurants will find changes inside and out

At Dundee Tavern, church bells ringing nearby signified that another hour has past. Time was valuable on this Thursday as the restaurant was closed for lunch so those inside could make last minute changes to reopen Friday.

  FOP president, Metro councilwoman hold separate news conferences to talk police-community relations

The fallout from a March officer-involved shooting in Southwest Louisville continued Thursday, after a Louisville Metro councilwoman’s comments from the police encounter that claimed Breonna Taylor’s life.

  LMPD Chief Steve Conrad announces he’s leaving department

Louisville Metro Police Chief Steve Conrad is stepping down, WAVE 3 News Troubleshooters have learned.

Restaurant donates meals to food bank workers

Donations from Knorr and Feeding America allowed 45 meals to be handed out.

  More COVID-19 testing becomes available from Norton

Anyone who has coronavirus symptoms or wants to be tested for other reasons will now have easier access.

Attorney for Breonna Taylor’s family responds to Conrad’s exit as LMPD chief

Ben Crump responded to Conrad's resignation saying it was “a step forward in the getting justice” for Taylor and her family.

  Critics call for change in LMPD policies following death of Breonna Taylor

Breonna Taylor’s death at the hands of LMPD officers has prompted calls for change of some department policies.

Re:Center Ministries thrift shop reopens in Louisville

Thrift N’ Thrive has reopened its doors. The shop, owned by non-profit ReCenter Ministries, closed back on April 23.

FBI announces investigation into Breonna Taylor shooting death

The FBI Louisville office announced Thursday it is opening an investigation into the deadly police shooting of Breonna Taylor.

  Attorneys, Metro Council members press LMPD for answers in Breonna Taylor shooting

On Wednesday, members of Louisville Metro Council’s Public Safety Committee held a virtual meeting with Louisville Metro Police Chief Steve Conrad and the attorneys for the family of Breonna Taylor.

Kentucky Kingdom looks to stay closed until July

Some outdoor attractions in the commonwealth are opening in early June.

  Shoppers, donors flock to Goodwill as retail reopens

As retailers reopen across Kentucky, shoppers weren’t shy about hitting the aisles.

Pix Shoes reopens to customers

The store was closed for Easter, the first Saturday in May, and Mother’s Day.

Fischer announces 38 new cases of coronavirus, 8 more deaths in Jefferson County

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer on Wednesday announced 38 new cases of the coronavirus, pushing Jefferson County’s total to 2,105.

LIVE NOW: Mayor Greg Fischer’s Louisville COVID-19 briefing

Mayor Fischer and Dr. Sarah Moyer of Louisville Metro Health update the COVID-19 situation.

City asking for ideas to transform 16.7 acre dilapidated property

Louisville Metro Government is looking for ideas to transform an underutilized and dilapidated property.

  LMPD: Suspect who shot officer from close range now facing attempted murder charge

For the fifth time in about two months, LMPD Chief Steve Conrad had to address a shooting involving his officers.

  Grant helps Norton Children’s Medical Associates assist more food-insecure families

Norton Children's Medical Associates is stepping in the gap to help feed families through a prescriptive food pantry.

Police arrest man in connection with shooting of 18-month-old, father in Newburg neighborhood

Louisville Metro Police have made an arrest Tuesday in connection with a shooting injuring a man and his 18-month-old child on May 9.

Report: Louisville COVID-19 hospitalizations have plateaued

The UofL report also shows a decrease in the COVID-19 death rate.

  11 restaurants file for sidewalk outdoor seating permit in Louisville

Starting May 22, Kentucky restaurants will be able to operate at 33% capacity, while outdoor seating will be unlimited.