Shelby County

Golden Alert issued for Shelby County man diagnosed with autism

Austin Rothwell, 25, was last seen in the 300 block of Ford Road around 4:45 p.m. on Aug. 6.

  Norton expands immediate care access in Shelby County

Man charged with killing woman whose body was found in Clear Creek

Body of woman found in Lake Shelby

  Hispanic population hit hard in Shelby County

Health department reaching out to Hispanic community in Shelby County

Partnership to make COVID-19 testing available in 4 Ky. counties

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  Shelby Co. helpline launched to provide food assistance

New COVID-19 cases confirmed in Shelby and Henry counties

  Kentucky native living in China describes return to normal following coronavirus outbreak

KSP: Man killed in Shelbyville shooting, teen charged with murder

New COVID-19 cases reported in Shelby & Spencer counties

Shelby County reports first death from COVID-19, two additional cases

Shelby County reports two new positive cases of COVID-19, 10 total

The North Central District Health Department reported that it has received two new positive cases of COVID-19 in Shelby County, bringing the total number of cases to 10.

Shelbyville distillery donates gallons of hand sanitizer to Louisville Metro Police officers

Jeptha Creed Distillery in Shelbyville has been using their resources to make hand sanitizer and delivering it to first responders and hospital staffs combat the spread of the novel coronavirus.

Shelby County enacts overnight curfew to promote social distancing

Judge Executive Dan Ison signed the executive order Wednesday.

Weanling colt Knox adopted Monday after being rescued from herd shot and killed in Eastern Ky.

After being rehabilitated and placed up for adoption in February, weanling colt Knox was adopted and taken home to his new family on Monday.

Horse rescued from herd shot and killed in Eastern Ky. up for adoption

Man arrested for allegedly assaulting woman inside moving vehicle

Gun found in Shelby County High School student’s backpack

Kentucky Humane Society takes in third horse rescued from Eastern Kentucky herd

  Kentucky Humane Society caring for surviving horses from deadly Eastern Ky. shooting

Fundraising run shows support for family that lost home, pets in a fire

KY Humane Society takes in two more horses from herd shot and killed in Eastern Kentucky

The Kentucky Humane Society has received a pregnant mare and her yearling colt from the same herd where 20 horses were shot and killed on a strip mine near the Pike and Floyd County Line.

Shelbyville couple thankful for outpouring of support after losing home in fire on Sunday

The home is a total loss, and the couple's three dogs are believed to have died in the fire.

  Local nurse still thankful after losing pets and home just days before Christmas

Just days before Christmas, a Shelby County couple lost their three dogs and their home to a vicious fire. Most of the structure is now gone.

Suspect in KFC shooting could be indicted

Jonelle Dare’s case was waived to the grand jury for possible indictment.

Woman accused of shooting out drive-thru window back in state facing charges

The woman accused of shooting out a drive-thru window at a Shelbyville KFC has been brought back to Kentucky to face charges.

  Marnel C. Moorman School opens in Shelby County

After months of construction delays, a new school is finally open in Shelby County.

Woman accused of shooting KFC drive-thru window

The shooting happened at the KFC on Boone Station Road around 11:45 a.m. on Oct. 28.

  EXCLUSIVE: 911 call released from shooting at KFC drive thru

WAVE 3 News is hearing how frightening it was inside a Shelbyville KFC after a woman shot a gun through the drive thru window.

Junior Achievement hosts interactive career fair for local students

Companies will showcase their businesses through interactive exhibits for students to explore their career options upon graduating from high school.

SCPS to receive grant to help high school students have in-home wifi

The grant is worth over $160,000.

  Kidnapped Eminence woman safe, husband suspected in murder arrested

Authorities had been searching for than 24 hours for Melinda Whitehouse after she and her mother were kidnapped from home in Eminence Thursday morning by Terry Allen Whitehouse, 37.

  Police: Murder suspect killed man, kidnapped wife and mother-in-law

Police are looking for Terry Allen Whitehouse, 37, on murder and kidnapping charges.

Minor earthquake centered in Shelby County

The quake occurred approximately 38 miles east of Louisville at 5:23 a.m.

  Low water and burn ban double trouble for Shelby County lake

The lack of rain and record-breaking heat is causing double trouble for a Shelby County lake that is already seeing its lowest water level in ten years.

Man in Shelbyville hit, killed by train

Shelbyville police were called at 12:51 a.m. to the Norfolk Southern tracks between Kentucky Street and Mac Walters Road.

  Drought exposing grime that’s plagued Shelby Co neighbors for decades

Cracks in the lake bed can be seen after recent drought, which has exposed a problem neighbors said they’ve been facing for decades.​

  Southeast Christian continues expansion with Shelby County campus

In a time when many Americans report they're moving away from a religious affiliation, one Louisville church just keeps getting bigger.

Loaded gun found in vehicle parked outside Shelby County school

A student was found with a loaded handgun Wednesday at a Shelby County middle school.

  Faculty celebrates milestone year for Collins High School despite delayed start

The start of the 2019-2020 school year was pushed back nearly two weeks due to construction delays.

  Shelby County Public Schools prepare for first day of school after delayed start

Shelby County Public Schools will start classes on Sept. 3.

  New Shelby County school won’t be ready for classes

The brand new school in Shelby County everyone’s been looking forward to is not going to be ready for the start of classes, and it’s not even close.

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.

Company with Kentucky distilleries rolls out generous maternity, paternity plan

The parent company of Bulleit Bourbon is rolling out an innovative new plan to give new parents more than six months of fully-paid leave.

Frazier Museum displays statue commissioned for Pleasureville distillery

Called The Patriot, it was commissioned for Six Mile Creek Distillery.

E. Coli cases in Kentucky nearly double in a week

The number of cases in the state have increased to 36, up from 20 the previous week.

  Police impersonator still on the run in Shelby County

Shelby County Sheriff’s deputies are still looking for the phony cop who robbed a woman in the middle of the afternoon.

Rural Shelby County property rezoned for bourbon distillery

A bourbon distillery that wants to build in rural Shelby County got the green light for rezoning despite concerns from neighbors.

Shelby County Sheriff’s Office warns of police impersonator

A woman said she was pulled over by the suspect Tuesday on Freedoms Way, just north of LaGrange Road.

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.

  Positively WAVE: Canada goose running around with an arrow through it has been caught, saved

For weeks, people near Lake Shelby in Shelby County have been on a wild goose chase.

  Bourbon boom meets rumblings in rural Shelby County

A proposed Jeptha Creed distillery on rural Woodlawn Road is part of the county’s on-going bourbon boom. But some residents are concerned that growth may come at a price.

Shelby Co. Sheriffs ask for public’s help

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help locating two people.

  Kentucky’s Real ID changes could cut organ donor registrations in half

Officials with the Kentucky Organ Donor Affiliates are concerned that a longer period between renewing a driver’s license could cut the number of organ donor registrations in half.

  Shelby County High School student killed in crash

A Shelby County High School junior died in a single vehicle car crash Thursday.

  Dozens of WAVE Country schools closed due to frigid temperatures

Closing or delaying school due to weather conditions is not something school systems take lightly.

KY offering student loan forgiveness to teachers

The goal is to attract top talent, a diverse workforce and teachers with experience.

  WAVE Country trees, cars, houses could be impacted by flash freeze

The flash freeze is expected to happen Saturday night intro Sunday morning, with lows in the single digits on Monday.

Shelby County firefighters get new four-legged companion

Posts on Facebook show the puppy’s first day exploring the firehouse and getting to know everyone.

Woman missing from Louisville found safe in North Carolina

Patricia Glidewell, 79, had last been seen at a home in east Louisville.

  Shots fired into Shelbyville home leaves 1 dead

The shooting happened around 7:35 p.m. December 23 at a home in the 500 block of Southlawn Drive.

  Real life Grinch steals Grinch who stole Christmas

In a case laced with irony, someone had literally stolen the Grinch who stole Christmas from a family in Shelbyville.

Traffic Alert: I-64 re-opens after semi catches fire in Shelbyville

Few details were immediately available, but WAVE 3 News confirmed that it happened on Interstate 64, near mile marker 36, at about 7:40 a.m. That’s near the Mt. Eden Road exit.

  Ex-UofL coach, State Farm agent heard using racial slur on phone call about lawsuit

Imagine you get in a car crash, and find out you don’t have the kind of insurance you need. What’s more, the company claims you knew that all along.

Shelbyville man facing 100 child porn charges

The tip that led to the arrest came from a national hotline.

  Many neighborhoods changing trick-or-treating to Tuesday, but not all

Heavy rain and wind are in the forecast for Wednesday, which is Halloween.

Man charged in hit-and-run that injured father and son

David Gene Dewitt, 48, of Louisville, was arrested Aug. 10 by the Shelby County Sheriff's Department. He is charged with leaving the scene of an accident/failure to render aid and failure to maintain insurance.

  One secretive click is all it takes to become the victim of a voyeur

Two voyeurism arrests from incidents in two different Walmart stores bring an extra-creepy warning from a security expert.

New law brings changes for child marriage in Kentucky

Recent reports show Kentucky has one of the highest rates of child marriages in the United States, but that's about to change.

  William Shatner encourages emergency support for Shelby County Humane Society

The humane society currently has four to six weeks of funds left. When that money is gone, the organization will have to discontinue operations at its spay and neuter clinic, cease intake of animals and work to place animals currently in its care -- including 100 cats.

Shelby County Humane Society investigates possibly hundreds of thousands in missing funds

While the SCHS conducts its internal investigation, one prominent benefactor recently filed suit against former SCHS President Mark Smith.

Family: Woman kills herself after killing teen granddaughter with cerebral palsy

The shooting was reported on Hunting Hills Drive, located off Smithfield Road, around 2 p.m. Monday, Shelbyville police said.