Video

  10-year-old boy allegedly killed by mother remembered by teacher, neighbor

The vigil was organized by a woman who used to live next door to KJ.

  Network to provide mentorships, support for young people launches in Louisville

A new youth network is all about connection. It’s a one-stop-shop of youth resources funded through a $1 million budget allocation.

  UofL Hospital employees uncover human trafficking case, reunite woman with family

The team of medical staff members whose intuition led to the reunification of a 20-year-old Georgia woman and her family was recognized Wednesday.

  Kentucky man receives life-saving organ from Facebook friend

Adam Scheiter has been given another chance at life thanks to an acquaintance who felt called to take action.

  Mother’s Day brunches bring patrons despite changes

On Sunday, local restaurants and families showed love while still pushing through changes.

  KDF Pegasus Pin Grand Prize Drawing: May 7, 2021

Watch WAVE 3 News at 7 and 7:30 p.m. each Friday up to the Kentucky Derby to see who wins the Pegasus Pin drawing live.

  Small bodies, big message: Students sing to heal, uplift community

Clarksville Elementary students are squeezing out everything they’ve learned and dealt with from the pandemic, including the magic they learned from a teacher.

  Adoption fees slashed during ‘Empty the Shelters’ event at Kentucky Humane Society

If you’re looking to add a four-legged family member, there may not be a better time than now.

  Ethan the dog recognized as Ambassador of Compassion

Ethan was abandoned in the parking lot of the Kentucky Humane Society on Jan. 29.

  Rainy Thurby 2021 draws crowds after previous year with no fans

The fan-focused event last year was held in front of a largely empty Churchill Downs due to COVID-19 restrictions, preventing the usual fanfare from happening.

Most Recent Video

  The Belle of Louisville cruises to victory in Great Steamboat Race

The Belle is back with a vengeance, taking home the Silver Antlers in this year's Great Steamboat Race.

  Group of JCPS elementary students look to tackle homelessness

The JusticeNow initiative is spread across 13 schools in JCPS, allowing students to work on problems that they see in the city.

  New deli offers fresh food, sense of community in west Louisville

As the co-owner of Bobby Ray and Sons Deli, Bobby McDaniel said it’s not just his business he’s trying to spruce up, it’s the entire community.

  Airbnb hosts hope to win big during Derby week

Many business owners told WAVE 3 News they have already had a boost in sales, from fashion, to food, and hotels.

  Lousville milliners, hat shops tackle Derby week

Many local shops are moving full speed ahead as out-of-state customers and last-minute locals select their Derby hats five days before the big day.

  Louisville man to open space for upcoming artists to practice, hone their craft

A Louisville man thought of an idea to provide a space for more artists throughout Louisville to come together to keep spreading the love of music.

  KDF Pegasus Pin Drawing: April 23, 2021

Watch WAVE 3 News at 7 and 7:30 p.m. each Friday up to the Kentucky Derby to see who wins the pegasus pin drawing live.

  Pair of volunteer sisters return from pandemic lock-out in time for National Volunteer Week

National Volunteer Week might mean just a little bit more during a pandemic in which many of them were forced to stay home.

  Kentucky Derby Festival set to begin 4-day marathon, mini-marathon event

Just one day away from the first leg of the Kentucky Derby Festival marathon and mini-marathon, runners are preparing for a different kind of race.

  Indiana travel baseball team dedicates season to Charlestown officer killed by COVID-19

Charlestown Sergeant TeJuan "TJ" Johnson died from COVID-19 in December 2020.

  Derby, Oaks 'garden parties' planned for Paristown

After a year of COVID inactivity, Paristown is banking on crowds of hundreds coming together starting this weekend with shows and concerts.

  WWII veteran escorted 1,000 miles to return to rest home in Louisville

A World War II veteran is moved halfway across the United States so that his final wishes could be honored.

  Thunder Over Louisville organizers looking forward to a bigger and better show next year

Organizers said their goal was to bring that same Thunder Over Louisville energy to people from the comfort of their homes.

  Thunder Over Louisville scaled back to three sites over crowding concerns

A Kentucky Derby Festival organizer revealed the decision on Twitter Friday evening.

  KDF Pegasus Pin Drawing: April 16, 2021

Watch WAVE 3 News at 7 and 7:30 p.m. each Friday up to the Kentucky Derby to see who wins the pegasus pin drawing live.

  The Derby Dress Contest is on! Pick Shannon and John’s outfits

Voters are automatically registered to win a $1,000 dollar gift certificate to Rodes.

  Louisville starts cleaning up downtown homeless camps

Just a few weeks away from Derby, the encampments are being swept up, and sprayed down, but things are different some of the past cleanups.

  Thunder Over Louisville officials encouraging people not to gather at leaked locations

Kentucky Derby Festival officials kept the locations secret so that people would not gather.

  12-year old girl with inoperable brain tumor donates to man spreading pediatric cancer awareness

Cassidy Stocker, who has pediatric cancer, hopes to continue Rodney Smith, Jr.'s mission of supporting kids like her.

  Organizers plead for help to tame grass, weeds and broken tombstones at Greenwood Cemetery

Supporters and volunteers have been trying to restore it for years but still feel the distance to get the job done is so far away.

  Louisville addiction recovery center advocating for local restaurants that employ, support alumni

The nonprofit The Healing Place is changing up its annual fundraiser this year to support a cause other than its own.

  New Children’s Bookmobile to roll into underserved parts of Louisville

The Louisville Public Library Foundation announced Tuesday that Louisville is getting a New Children’s Bookmobile.

  KDF Pegasus Pin Drawing: April 9, 2021 Pt. 2

Watch WAVE 3 News at 7 and 7:30 p.m. each Friday up to the Kentucky Derby to see who wins the pegasus pin drawing live.

  CASA training volunteers to help abused, neglected children in WAVE Country

There’s no sugar coating the numbers: Kentucky ranks first in the nation with the highest number of child abuse cases.

  KDF Pegasus Pin Drawing: April 9, 2021 Pt. 1

Watch WAVE 3 News at 7 and 7:30 p.m. each Friday up to the Kentucky Derby to see who wins the pegasus pin drawing live.

  Louisville Metro Parks Department to decide whether Cherokee Park loop will reopen

For the past year, cars haven’t been allowed to drive on it due to COVID-19.

  KDF Pegasus Pin Drawing: April 2, 2021 Pt. 1

Watch WAVE 3 News at 7 and 7:30 p.m. each Friday up to the Kentucky Derby to see who wins the pegasus pin drawing live.