Oldham County

  Bomb squad called to La Grange after suspicious bag found

LMPD's Bomb Squad was called to Oldham County after a person found a suspicious bag on the front porch of the courthouse.

First of three to stand trial for robbery turned shooting

  Presents found on side of road, family looking for rightful owner

  KSP troopers under investigation for shooting into neighbors’ apartment back on patrol, neighbors suing police

  Historic 1850s farmhouse in Prospect demolished, complaint filed

  Man accused of setting home on fire with kids inside, placing loaded rifles around property, hiding in bush from police

Second suspect arrested for fatal Oldham County Thorntons hit and run, charged with robbery

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  Louisville teen’s recovery story helps secure grant for Oldham County Humane Society

Prospect residents asked to curb water usage following sewer line break

  Friends of Thorntons clerk killed relieved after arrest, hopeful second suspect is found

71-year-old man accused of killing son in Henry County wheeled into court hearing

  Thorntons employee injured during Thanksgiving robbery dies 6 days later

TRAFFIC ALERT: 6300 block of Highway 146 in Oldham County closed

Accused of sex with minor student, owners of ballet studio return to court

A couple who owns a ballet studio, accused of engaging in sexual acts with a juvenile, were in court Thursday.

Oldham County man charged with murder following Wednesday night shooting

The shooting happened during a domestic altercation at a home on Walnut Hill Road in La Grange.

  Doorbell cameras show car full of people driving around looking for unlocked cars

A car full of people making stops in several Louisville neighborhoods has residents a little nervous.

  Response, not intent, the focus of KSP investigation into troopers’ shooting into neighbor’s apartment

Two Kentucky State Police troopers are off the job while the department continues to investigate a shooting incident that happened in the troopers’ apartment over the weekend.

  Report: KSP trooper shoots bullet into neighbor’s apartment

Multi-county pursuit of man in reported stolen truck ends in Louisville

  Veterans honored at Oldham County Middle School

Semi crash cleared on NB 71 in Oldham County

  Former UofL coach returns to the court at North Oldham Middle School

Oldham County man charged, injuring victim during shooting practice

  Sexual assault victim allegedly turned away from La Grange hospital due to lack of specialized staff

After the assault, the victim went to her local hospital, they treated her wounds but sent her to Louisville to deal with the sexual assault.

David Padgett becomes volunteer coach at North Oldham Middle School

Padgett played basketball at UofL from 2005 until 2008. He also took on the head coaching position for a short time in 2017.

  Former NASCAR team owner’s death under investigation, body found in Ohio River

The man found dead in the Ohio River on Tuesday was identified Wednesday, but on Thursday, it still remained unclear how he died.

Counties begin to lift burn bans

So far, three counties have ended the ban on open burning.

Man accused of beating up, dumping 2 people caught 2 months later

John Lane, 45, was arrested Wednesday after the fight back in August.

Oldham County police investigating incident at Falling Rock Park quarry

Oldham County police are investigating an incident that happened Sunday morning at the Falling Rock Park quarry in La Grange.

I-71 North back open following crash in Oldham County

The accident happened at the at the 19 mile marker around 10 a.m.

  Residents believe affordable housing complex would cause flooding issues in Prospect

A closed-door meeting took place Thursday night to discuss new Section 8 housing planned for Prospect.

  Prospect residents say illegal parties at housing site make them fearful of developer

Thursday evening, several Prospect residents met with an attorney in the hope of stopping a housing project slated for U.S. 42 near Rose Island Road.

Oldham County goes back to school with a need for teachers

Oldham County is now the state’s eighth largest school district.

  Prospect residents concerned development could worsen flooding issues

Neighbors are fighting a new proposed subdivision in Prospect because of flooding concerns.

Oldham County students showcase hidden stories in the community

The goal of the project is to share some of the beautiful, but sometimes hidden stories in the community.

  Owner of burned business says video appears to show lightning strike

We've had downpours and pop-up storms this week, but could that nasty weather be behind a huge fire that destroyed several Oldham county businesses?

Ky. man killed in Fla. paragliding accident

The accident happened Monday in Mount Dora, located northwest of Orlando.

Free Hepatitis C screenings available on Sunday

Screening is done with a simple finger prick and results will be available on site in 20 minutes.

Kentucky prison is without air conditioning

Women in the jail are being screened for any chronic health conditions that could be affected by lack of air conditioning.

Unlocked car helps thieves in Prospect, suspects caught on camera

Police in Oldham County are looking for three suspects who were caught on camera while stealing a car.

Woman killed in crash on KY 22 in Oldham County

Police said the crash happened near the intersection of KY 329 and KY 22, and another driver has taken to the hospital.

Recycling changes ahead in Goshen

In order to keep recycling, Goshen residents will have to pay.

Two men indicted in connection to Circle K shooting, beer robbery

The pair were stopped by a store clerk and his nephew as they tried to leave the store without paying.

Man dies after falling while working on Prospect home

A Louisville man died at a construction site Friday in Oldham County.

Oldham County High School welcomes new principal

The Oldham County High School SBDM unanimously selected Andy Moore as the new principal for Oldham County High School.

Woman killed in Oldham County wreck

One person was killed and another injured in a wreck on U.S. 42 in Oldham County early Sunday morning.

DJ accused of drinking at Ky. school event: ‘I never want to do another’ event with kids

He says the typical age range at the parties he plays are 40s, 50s, 60s, and so forth.

Groundbreaking held for Gold Star Families Monument at Veterans Memorial Park

The Gold Star Families Monument will be dedicated to families who have lost loved ones while in the military service to their country.

Man pulls gun on Amazon driver, forces him to rake driveway

A delivery by one driver for Amazon did not bring a smile to the customer’s face.

Former Oldham County officer sues department claiming age discrimination

The department insists claims made by Dennis Clark aren't true and is requesting a judge throw the case out.

La Grange man charged with raping woman who gave him a ride

The victim said she was attacked after giving the suspect a ride from a La Grange convenience store.

  New design for exit off I-71 in Oldham County is final

A new interchange is planned on Interstate 71 in Oldham County at LaGrange Parkway, between the existing La Grange and Buckner exits.

Principal who pleaded guilty to DUI leaves position at OCHS

Oldham County Schools announced Monday Dr. Angela Newcomb will be transitioning to a new position in the school district.

Teen shot, killed at La Grange apartment complex

The teenage victim has not yet been identified.

Pedestrian hit, killed in Oldham County

A man is dead after a late-night accident in Oldham County.

Jon Voight spotted filming movie in La Grange

Voight is reportedly in town shooting a Hallmark movie.

  Family of landscaper killed in workplace accident in Oldham County seeks answers

The family of the man killed last week while landscaping said the unusual way he died is difficult to grasp.

State corrections officer charged with rape for having sex with prisoner

Tanya V. Risinger, 34, is being held in the Oldham County Detention Center.

  Lawn care employee killed in workplace accident in Oldham County

A crew was cutting grass at the Cardinal Harbour subdivision, in Prospect, when the tragedy happened.

Humane Society of Oldham County announces ‘Give Me Shelter’ campaign

Any money specifically donated to the Humane Society of Oldham County's new building fund will be matched,up to $250,000.

EF-1 tornado touched down in Oldham Co. Friday morning

Friday morning’s line of strong storms left trees uprooted, roofs damaged and children’s toys tossed into the yards of neighbors.

  More school districts receive subpoenas from Kentucky Labor Cabinet

Five Kentucky school districts have received subpoenas from the state Labor Cabinet this week regarding teacher sickouts during the legislative session.

  Teens charged in shooting at Oldham County gas station over stolen 30-pack of beer

It happened at the Circle K on West State Highway 22 around 3 a.m. Thursday.

Man charged with incest and assault of relative

The victim told police the incest had been taking place for approximately two years.

Man who killed Louisville cabbie sentenced to 45 years in prison

A man who pleaded guilty to murdering a Louisville cab driver was sentenced to 45 years in prison.

  Crews work on new screen for La Grange drive-in’s grand re-opening

A brand new big screen replaced a screen ripped apart by a storm back in September.

Oldham County school bus driver charged with DUI pleads guilty

Lesley Harvey was driving 33 students home when she crashed into several poles at the entrance to the Lake Pointe Subdivision.

New exit could be added to I-71 in Oldham County

The project is still in the early stages.

Oldham Co., Bullitt Co. schools set graduation dates

Ceremonies for both school districts will be held at the Kentucky Exposition Center.

  Community rallies around 8-year-old La Grange girl battling rare disease

Justice Slayton was diagnosed with Alper’s Disease. It’s a DNA depletion syndrome that causes dementia, seizures and liver disease.

  Trent DiGiuro case featured on Dateline NBC and WAVE 3

It’s a case that rocked the state of Kentucky for more than two decades. Now, 25 years later, it's back in the national spotlight.

  Oldham County Schools teach students to aim for happiness ahead of success

A book has opened a new way of life for students at Oldham County Schools. The district is pushing a new way of thinking and living.

  ‘Beloved’ KY bus driver accused of DUI makes first court appearance

Oldham County parents are still upset, several days after a beloved bus driver was arrested and accused of DUI with more than 30 kids on board.

  Police: 80 street signs stolen as part of social media challenge in Oldham Co.

Oldham County police said the signs were removed as part of a social media challenge on Snapchat where juveniles would document themselves stealing or removing the signs.

Oldham County school bus driver arrested for DUI after bus crashes with students on board

A school bus driver for Oldham County has been arrested and charged with DUI after crashing into a security pole with 33 students on board.

Stabbing at KY prison leads to temporary lockdown

A fight in the yard at the Luther Luckett Correctional Complex in La Grange ended in a stabbing on Friday.

Thousands remain without power in Louisville, outages reported all over WAVE Country

As of 6 p.m., more than 22,000 LG&E customers are without power in Louisville.

KY education commissioner demands teacher attendance records in wake of sickouts

Education commissioner Wayne Lewis said he wants to ensure state law is upheld.

Oldham Co. votes to change calendar, will be in session Friday, March 15

The vote also amended the order of remaining make-up days, making the last day for students June 12.

Oldham County Police say man appears on cell phone video breaking 2-year-old’s leg

Police say deleted video evidence from a cell phone showed Marshall on February 20, grabbing the 2-year-old around his ankles and swinging him head over feet and throwing him onto the couch.

WAVE Country students honored with Black History Makers of Tomorrow scholarships

McDonald’s offered a college scholarship to each student -- totaling $18,000.