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  JCPS superintendent makes case for higher taxes for schools

Kentucky Senate passes Marsy’s Law

Indiana Senate endorses ban on drivers using handheld phones

Lab results find no controlled substances in confiscated Madison schools vaping products

  Dying dogs, delayed justice -- Cruelty questions abound at Trixie Foundation

Third suspect, 16, arrested in connection to woman’s death

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Beshear continues push to add more social workers

Indiana teacher gun training plan failing amid opposition

Dog stuck in cave saved by rescuers in southern Indiana

  Coronavirus sparks questions, but flu remains top concern in Kentucky

Indiana University football player arrested after alleged assault

Three arrested in Owensboro after 3-month investigation leads to trafficking, drug charges

Reward offered for information on bull elk poaching in Knott Co.

The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources is offering a $4000 reward for information leading to an arrest of bull elk poachers in Knott County.

UPDATE: Silver Alert canceled, missing Indiana man found safe

Indiana State Police has canceled a Silver Alert Sunday for Lester Burbrink, the missing man from Columbus, Indiana.

Fire at Eastern Kentucky Correctional Complex forces inmates to relocate

The governor said Friday that the fire forced authorities to relocate about 500 inmates.

Paducah man arrested after stealing metal to sell for recycling

A man has been arrested on theft and drug charges after stealing metal to sell back to a metal recycling business.

Reward rises for information in case involving horses shot and killed in Eastern Kentucky

  KSP: Intruder shot, killed by homeowner in Spencer County identified

  Cancer survivors fight for Kentucky funding

Kentucky House passes medical marijuana bill

Beshear first Kentucky governor to attend Fairness Rally

Senate Bill 15, Marsy’s Law, passes through committee

  Madison, Ind., police, school officials investigate as more students, teachers hospitalized

City leaders and school officials are investigating in Madison following numerous trips to the emergency room that appear to be vaping related.

  Turfway Park to get overdue track upgrade

The $5.6-million project is expected to create a safer racing surface for horses during the track’s winter meets.

Kentucky House passes bill to limit price of insulin in Kentucky

House Bill 12 would cap that cost at just $100 per month, regardless of the amount or type of insulin needed to fill a person’s prescription.

Indiana Beach announces it is closing

Indiana Beach Amusement & Water Park Resort announced on its Facebook page Wednesday that it is permanently closed.

Medical examiners: Knott Co. teen killed in animal attack

Investigators were called to a home in the Emmalena community shortly after 6 p.m. Tuesday on a report that a child had been attacked.

  Seymour officer saves man’s life with military gauze

A Seymour Police officer is being recognized with saving a man’s life after a recent stabbing incident Thursday morning.

Animal welfare activists push for progress through proposed Kentucky laws

"Kentucky was ranked last in the nation for animal welfare laws. 12 years in a row," Melissa Bowman, with Kentuckians Vote for Animals said.

Beshear advocates for cap on out-of-pocket insulin costs

Gov. Andy Beshear has joined a bipartisan group of lawmakers to push for a cap on out-of-pocket costs for many Kentuckians relying on insulin.

Crews making progress on cleanup of Pike County train derailment

Crews in Pike County are making progress cleaning up after a train derailment last week.

Relief work set to begin in areas hit by Cumberland River flooding

Whitley County officials say, in that county alone, there were more than 50 homes damaged in the flooding.

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.

Hemp industry continues to grow in KY; Could medical marijuana be next?

The hemp and CBD industry in Kentucky continues to grow, and it could help bring medical marijuana to the state.

Kentucky man awarded $150,000 after being denied ‘IM GOD’ license plate

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has been ordered to pay the attorney fees for a man that was denied a personalized license plate reading “IM GOD”.

Kentucky State Police investigating deadly single-car collision in Pendleton County

One man has died in a single-car collision in Pendleton County Sunday morning according to Kentucky State Police.

Donations heading to flood victims in southeastern Kentucky

Families in Harlan County have lost everything because of flooding there.

Fifth Third Bank’s tips to protect your personal information

Here are some helpful tips to make sure you don’t fall victim to any scams.

Indiana State Police trooper struck during traffic stop near Batesville

A 6-year-old child was taken to Cincinnati Children's with serious injuries.

Recommended punishment revealed for Ind. attorney general accused of groping women

Hill is accused of grabbing the buttocks of a female state legislator and inappropriately touching three other women during a party.

House committee passes bill to limit price of insulin in Kentucky

The bill states one out of every eight Kentuckians has been diagnosed with diabetes, which is about half a million people.

  8 Madison Consolidated HS students hospitalized in 4 days with similar symptoms

The Jefferson County Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Coordinator told WAVE 3 News that vaping is impacting all students.

Police warning Panera customers in Indiana about possible international crime scheme

Investigators said they believe the suspects could be members of a South American crime ring who have been stealing wallets at Panera locations across the country since 2012.

Indiana State Police arrest Michigan man in possession of eleven pounds of marijuana

A Michigan man was arrested in Seymour, Ind. Sunday night after a traffic stop leads to drug possession charges.

Photo of homosexual couple causes stir in Somerset

A Somerset Photographer is receiving loving messages after posting a voicemail she received this weekend regarding a homosexual couple to Facebook.

  First responders rescue Whitley County residents trapped in floodwaters

First responders have been working around the clock rescuing and helping people from their flooded homes and cars in Whitley County.

Sheriff makes arrest while picking up pizza

A Letcher County sheriff arrested a man on Saturday, with the assistance of a Whitesburg police officer, when he went to pick up a pizza order.

Return of the Hoosier: Knight back at Indiana after 20 years

79-year-old Bob Knight finally returned to his home court Saturday to a rousing welcome.

Eileen Wicker, founder and director of Raptor Rehabilitation of Kentucky, dies at 72

Wicker helped rehabilitate sick, injured and orphaned birds of prey through the Raptor Rehabilitation of Kentucky nonprofit.

Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman gives birth to daughter Evelynne

Lieutenant Governor Jacqueline Coleman announced on Facebook the latest addition to the Coleman family was born Saturday morning.

Teenager dies in two-vehicle collision in Knox County

An 18-year-old has died after a two-vehicle crash Friday night in Knox County.

Seymour Police warn about counterfeit bleached bills rising in circulation

Police in Seymour are warning residents in the area about a rise in counterfeit bills created from a technique known as “bleaching”.

KY House sends bill requiring SROs be armed to Gov. Beshear’s desk

Most of the opposition to the bill came from lawmakers in Jefferson County who had concerns of it being an unfunded mandate or taking away local control from school boards.

Gov. Beshear declares state of emergency in response to flooding

"I am enabling the mobilization of state resources to be utilized in support of cities and counties in need," said Gov. Andy Beshear.

New bill attempts to clear up ambulance service confusion in Ky.

The bill would clarify the primary service provider for ambulance services in different areas.

Child diagnosed with rare Typhoid fever at Briarwood Elementary

The CDC says that in the U.S., only about 350 people are diagnosed with the illness every year.

In wake of 2A rally, lawmaker wants law banning carrying guns while wearing a mask at Kentucky Capitol

Gov. Beshear says the current regulations allow the open carrying of holstered guns and long guns hanging with a strap in the building, but masks are not allowed.

  Sports betting supporters rally in Frankfort hoping passage is close

The argument hasn't changed. Sports betting supporters maintain that Kentuckians are already betting, but their money is going across state lines where it's legal.

  Woman accused of neglecting at least 50 animals appears in court

A woman accused of having multiple malnourished animals appeared in court for the first time Wednesday.

  Health workers stress needle exchanges still needed as Ind. bill dies

The needle exchange program is designed to help stop the spread of HIV.

Lawmakers working on Gov. Beshear’s budget

Beshear laid out his priorities for the 2-year spending plan last week.

Bill to require armed officers in Ky. schools one vote away from clearing legislature

The bill passed the House Education Committee on Tuesday.

Bill to end corporal punishment in Ky. schools passes through House Education Committee

If House Bill 22 is signed into law, it would prohibit anyone employed by a Kentucky School District from using corporal punishment or any form of physical discipline.

Interfaith groups concerned about Kentucky anti-sanctuary city bill

The groups held a panel discussion Monday night in Louisville to talk about the bill's potential effects on the community.

Movie shot in Kentucky on streaming services soon

The writer, producer and director of the film 'Burning Kentucky' is Lexington native Bethany Brooke Anderson.

Lower Kentucky gas prices helping drivers save a few bucks

AAA is reporting drivers in Kentucky are paying 20 cents a gallon less than a month ago.

Suspected burglar held at gunpoint by homeowners until police arrive in Clay County

A burglary suspect has been arrested after attempting to break into a home Sunday night in Clay County.

  Sports betting not illegal in Ky. which is a problem, lawmaker says

Republican State Representative Jason Nemes said after doing legal research, he believes sports betting is not illegal in Kentucky.

Red River Gorge United forms to voice community concerns about possible resort

As discussions continue regarding the possibility of a resort coming to the Red River Gorge, some community members have formed a group to create a plan of their own.

Coroner IDs construction worker killed at Amazon CVG construction site

A construction worker was killed at the Amazon construction site on CVG property.

  One killed, two injured in fatal train, car collision in Scott County

Multiple people were injured after a car and train collided in rural Indiana.

1 dead, 2 injured in vehicle accident in Rockcastle County

Kentucky State Police are conducting a death investigation after a motor vehicle accident in Rockcastle County Saturday night.

Kenton County inmate convicted after stabbing another inmate with shank

A Kenton County Detention Center inmate was found guilty of second degree assault after stabbing another inmate with a shank made from a piece of a mop.

Bell County jail closed due to bad smoke evacuation system

Corrections officials say a Kentucky jail has been closed after the detention center was unable to fix problems with its smoke evacuation system.

Crawford County man arrested, charged with child molestation

Investigators and troopers from the Indiana State Police have made an arrest Friday evening on a case involving illegal conduct involving a minor.

Lexington police investigating fatal shooting Friday night

The Lexington Police Department is investigating a fatal shooting that killed one man Friday night.

KRS estimates Governor’s budget plan would result in $83M pension shortfall

KRS Executive Director David Eager estimated the shortfall at around $83 million a year.

Gun rights advocates rally outside Kentucky Capitol

The rally came as an increasing number of cities and counties around Kentucky have adopted their own resolutions in support of the Second Amendment.

Girl, 7, out of hospital following home explosion in Grayson County

The girl’s brother told WAVE 3 News on Friday afternoon that his sister Johanna has been released from Norton Children’s Hospital and is now being showered with gifts.

Driver arrested after I-275 chase in Indiana, Kentucky

Lawrenceburg initiated the pursuit because they suspected the driver was drunk, Boone County sheriff's officials say