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  Senate Bill 8: Beshear will require schools to arm resource officers

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear announced Friday that he’ll sign Senate Bill 8 into law, meaning schools across the state will be required to arm their resource officers.

Pet oxygen masks donated to Middletown firefighters

  Nearly 2 dozen car break-ins reported in two-week period

Allegations against ousted TARC boss cross state lines

  Shooting victim left paralyzed shares experience with UofL students during Gun Violence Prevention Week

Funerals held for mother and daughter killed in Mo. crash

Report: Seelbach Hilton Hotel planning expansion

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  Church members in West Louisville concerned about leadership

  Louisville doctor’s legacy to live on following fatal skiing accident

Prototypes for low-cost cell phone charging stations, WiFi hotspots built in Louisville

  False active-shooter threats called in from Seneca High School

Mitch McConnell announces $4 million UofL apprenticeship program grant

Bridge leading to homes collapses

Louisville Zoo’s pygmy hippo Hope dies four days before 25th birthday

The Louisville Zoo said that their adult female pygmy hippopotamus, Hope, was euthanized on Tuesday after a battle with kidney disease.

70-acre residential development on Watterson Trail proposed in Louisville

There are concerns about how the drainage on the development would impact nearby neighborhoods.

Draft of terms for JCPS school safety officers discussed at board meeting

Under a current draft, school officers would be called ‘school safety officers’ rather than ‘school resource officers.’

UPDATE: Three of four injured in Waupaca Foundry accident released from hospital

Three of four people injured at the Waupaca Foundry in Tell City, Indiana and transported to University Hospital for burns have been released.

Investigators: Driver suspected of causing fatal Missouri crash was towing machinery

  Regional Boy Scouts council distancing itself from national organization, bankruptcy

  Exhibit highlighting 1908 Louisville African American baseball team on display at Slugger Museum

  Brother, uncle of 2 crash victims: ‘I loved them so much’

Pedestrian hit at Louis Coleman and River Park Drive

Multiple flooded roads have been cleaned up and reopened

19-year-old will spend 18 years in prison for beating death of disabled man

Nearly three years ago, Tavion Miley and five other teens beat Bard to death and stole his phone outside his home near 22nd Street and Stone Alley.

  Victims of Missouri crash return to Louisville in late afternoon procession

Kacey McCaw, 12, and her mother, Carrie McCaw, 44, along with Rhyan Prather, 12, and her mother, Lesley Prather, 40, died February 14 in a crossover crash on Interstate 64 in St. Charles County, Missouri.

4 people transported to University Hospital after workplace accident in Indiana

Four people have been transported to University Hospital to be treated for burns after a workplace accident in Perry County, Indiana.

Lexington Road residents react to the first day of traffic disruptions

Residents in the construction area are still allowed to drive on the road to and from their homes, but commuters are not allowed to drive through.

More than 300 students take part in Kentucky Derby Festival art contest

There were drawings, paintings, collages and prints featuring events from Thunder Over Louisville to the Great Steamboat Race.

Louisville man facing multiple charges following domestic attack on former partner

A Louisville man was in court Monday morning facing multiple charges after a violent incident with a former domestic partner Sunday.

  Suspect in attempted armed robbery of Raising Cane’s makes first court appearance

Justin Carter, 30, pulled a gun on an employee at the fast-food restaurant on Bardstown Road in the Highlands on Saturday night, according to his arrest report.

  Women describe alleged abuse at hands of ousted TARC director

From bullying to unwanted touching and sexual harassment, two women described to WAVE 3 News what they suffered at the hands of TARC's former director.

Former violence Interrupter faces 17 years in prison

A former violence Interrupter faces 17 years in prison after being found guilty for strangling a woman.

Attorney cleared of tampering charges in possible death penalty case

Last year, Angela Ellerman was placed under investigation after accusations that she’d hid shell casings related to the case for years.

Coroner seeking next of kin for 74-year-old man

Charles Cox, 74, lived in the 700 block of Lynn Street.

  Firefighters head to St. Louis to honor victims in Missouri crash

Twelve Louisville firefighters, most of them from Engine 22, made their way to St. Louis to be with their fallen sister.

Louisville man arrested after attempting to rob Raising Cane’s with off-duty officers inside

One man has been arrested after an attempt to rob a Raising Cane’s restaurant when two off-duty officers were inside.

Signboard outside home stadium of Louisville City FC adorns Lynn Family Stadium name

Louisville City FC’s season is about to begin, and with their home opener less than two months away, final touches are being prepared at their new home stadium.

Community focused second-hand bookstore opens in Beechmont neighborhood

The Rosewater, Louisville’s first social enterprise second-hand bookstore, hosted a grand opening and ribbon cutting event Saturday afternoon.

UPDATE: Coroner reveals ID of driver in deadly vehicle collision with retaining wall

The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office has revealed the identity of the man killed in a vehicle collision with a retaining wall Saturday morning.

  Local youth volleyball community rallying around families of Missouri crash victims

The KIVA Volleyball community is left rallying around the families of Kacey and Carrie McCaw and Rhyan and Lesley Prather.

St Paul United Methodist hosts second annual ‘Stop Human Trafficking’ conference

A local church is helping to educate the community and bring awareness to the public on growing incidents of human trafficking in Kentucky.

Moore High School killed in shooting to be remembered at reflection ceremony

The student from Moore High School that died in a shooting near the University of Louisville will be honored at a reflection ceremony on Sunday.

Louisville Division of Fire remembers firefighter that died in Missouri crash

The Louisville Division of Fire is mourning one of their own that died in a vehicle crash in St. Charles County, Missouri Friday morning.

Police respond to early morning multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 64 East

A multiple vehicle crash involving seven cars was reported Saturday morning on Interstate 64 near mile marker 12.

  Restaurants on the water keeping an eye on rising Ohio River

"We want to be able to stay open. It hurts," River Road BBQ General Manager Krissy Higgins said.

  3 adults, 7 children escape house fire

When firefighters arrived, they found heavy smoke and fire coming from the home.

  Flooding, freezing temperatures create potentially dangerous conditions

Flooding is continuing to cause trouble for some across WAVE Country. Pair that with the bitter cold and the situation has gotten more dangerous.

Woman allegedly assaulted husband with hot water from crock pot

Leigh-Anne Taylor was arrested early Thursday morning at an apartment on Melody Acres Lane off Cane Run Road.

  Man accused in videotaped confrontation with LMPD officers appears in court

Foussene Pemba, 29, faces several charges, including assaulting an officer.

Cause of 2nd fire at Douglas Park Apartments released

Firefighters found a large amount of fire coming from the top floor of the three story building when they arrived.

Serial bank robbery suspect arrested

Four of the bank robberies happened in Louisville between November 2015 and January of this year, but police say he is a suspect in several bank robberies from surrounding counties.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Stretch of Lexington Road closing Monday until April

East-side drivers looking to head west could use Frankfort Avenue or Interstate 64, among other options.

Metro councilman proposes Louisville restaurant tax, Yum! Center ticket price hike

In his State of the City address recently, Mayor Greg Fischer said a restaurant tax could fully fund Louisville’s remaining pension obligation.

  2 women to replace TARC director in interim as investigation into Ferdinand Risco’s behavior continues

Mayor Greg Fischer appointed Margaret Handmaker and Laura Douglas to serve as interim co-executive directors of TARC.

Alley Cat Advocates get help in mission to control pet population

The Karen and Hoyt Little Community Cat Complex will allow the group to have a spay-neuter clinic, medical space, and administrative offices under one roof.

  Mayor Fischer addresses future of TARC following chief’s resignation

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer spoke to reporters for the first time on-camera Thursday about the resignation of TARC Executive Director Ferdinand Risco this week.

  Days after mother and son are killed, fire breaks out again at same apartment complex

At 11:48 a.m., Louisville firefighters were called to the Douglas Park Apartments in the 200 block of Douglas Park. It's the same complex where a woman and child were killed early Sunday morning.

Notre Dame Academy helps families after abrupt daycare closure

“This community, that’s what we do," Assistant Principal Ashley Titus told WAVE 3 News.

$500K bond set for suspect in E. Caldwell St. murder

In addition to murder, Jaylin Tyice Bell, 24, of Louisville, is charged with gun possession by a felon and tampering with evidence.

Alleged wrong way driver charged after wreck that injured 3

The crash occurred during the early morning hours of January 26 on a ramp from I-264 to I-64.

Suspect involved in June 2019 arson arrested

Ryan Flanagan is charged with one count of complicity to arson and two counts of wanton endangerment.

  Groups call for JCPS board member to resign over ‘racially insensitive, if not racist’ comments

"We cannot have school members that don't understand the impact of disproportionality and how we really do have to deal with it," Louisville Urban League President Sadiqa Reynolds said.

Arrest made in connection to December murder on East Caldwell St.

Jaylin Bell, 24, was arrested Wednesday afternoon.

Police: 3 men arrested after ditching stolen car, running inside Jefferson Mall

Two of the three suspects were treated for minor injuries.

  TARC Executive Director Ferdinand Risco resigns amid claims of inappropriate conduct

Mayor Greg Fischer announced Wednesday morning that he had accepted Ferdinand Risco’s resignation.

New Dare to Care kitchen going up in Parkland neighborhood

It will include an expanded production kitchen, training areas and more.

  River Road families, businesses prepare for Ohio River flooding

The Ohio River is creeping up to homes and businesses.

Swimmers channel spirit of Muhammad Ali in Stingrays scholar program

Organizers want to prepare students for top colleges and reverse statistics of drowning rates in African American communities.

Thunder Over Louisville theme announced

The 32nd edition of Thunder Over Louisville is set for Saturday, April 18.

TARC leader in Metro Council hot seat regarding TARC3 strike

“A very sincere apology to our customers,” TARC Executive Director Ferdinand Risco said.

  Claims of inappropriate conduct made against TARC leader

Explosive allegations of inappropriate conduct are being made against the leader of a Louisville agency that's already under scrutiny.

  Bond set for man accused in brutal beating of ex-girlfriend, her friend

The attack happened Feb. 1, and investigators said 22-year-old suspect Omega Gee had been hard to find.

Health clinic for students opens inside PRP High School

The clinic will begin offering dental services in August.

JCPS employee arraigned for bringing gun to district headquarters

Jason Smiley, 30, of Louisville, was doing a Facebook Live video when he was arrested yesterday outside of Vanhoose Education Center.

Work to begin on I-71 corridor widening project in Jefferson, Oldham Counties

I-Move Kentucky is a four-year project that'll add driving lanes to reduce backups where the Gene Snyder Freeway meets I-71 and I-64.

LMPD officer injured during domestic violence run

The injury was described as serious, but non-life threatening.

Woman sentenced in fatal double stabbing case that left 1 dead

Rebecca Box was charged with conspiracy to murder, conspiracy to robbery and tampering with physical evidence in 2017.

  Second Moore High School student slain in less than a month

It has not been revealed by LMPD if the two unusually violent killings could be related.

  New athletic complex coming to West End funded with help from Manual graduates

The 24 acres of once-contaminated land at 30th and Muhammad Ali Boulevard is going to be dug up, replenished and transformed.

Man arrested after severely injuring two people in alleged beating

A Louisville man has been arrested after an alleged beating incident that severely injured two people in south Louisville.

UPS, pilots union reach tentative agreement on contract extension

The Independent Pilots Association represents more than 2,900 pilots who fly for UPS.