Local volunteer group passes out coats and essentials to homeless camps

A group of volunteers gathered on Friday to pass out coats and other essentials to people living in the city’s homeless camps.

  Hundreds of free mattresses given to cancer survivors and patients

The United Breast Cancer Foundation and Tempur-Sealy gave out 368 mattresses to people impacted by breast cancer.

  Louisville Scholastic Chess Open teaches students strategy and critical thinking

The Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity hosted their third annual Louisville Scholastic Chess Tournament at the University of Louisville Student Activity Center.

  Story Avenue Park renovations revealed as Butchertown celebrates growth

Neighborhood leaders on Friday night planned a ribbon-cutting ceremony to announce renovations at Story Avenue Park. ​

  Pass the Cash: Census worker gets help after being beaten, robbed

Co-workers came to the aid of a Jeffersonville census worker who was beaten and robbed getting off a city bus.

  Pass The Cash: Two women receive help from caring friends

This week, WAVE 3 News was able to pass much money, we were able to do something we've never done before in a situation we've never had.

  Pumpkins fly high for Harvest Homecoming’s “Pumpkin Chunking” event

The skies were clear and full of pumpkins on Tuesday as the annual “Pumpkin Chunking” competition kicked off at the Harvest Homecoming festival.

  Refugees learn how to safely use kitchen appliances to prevent fires

Concerned by the spike in fires caused by cooking, Buechel Fire and Refuge International in Louisville teamed up Tuesday night to teach refugees in the area how

  20 years in the making, Waterfront Botanical Gardens officially opens

Through private funding, community members turned a landfill into a Louisville landmark.

  Louisville church to declare sanctuary status

St. William Church cites the “brutal and racist” policies of the Trump administration as the reasoning behind its decision to declare sanctuary status.

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  Ribbon-cutting signals end New Albany’s Market Street renovations

Driving through downtown New Albany you will notice that the jumbo cheese and fork, which directed you to downtown restaurants, has been moved and you have more

  Pass the Cash: WAVE Country helps family support 3-month-old with neuroblastoma

The family is facing financial, mental, emotional and physical tough times like never before as Isabella fights for her life in the Norton Children's hospital.

  Waterfront Botanical Gardens prepare for opening 20 years in the making

Sisters plan development to honor father at the Waterfront, will be open to the public on October 4.

  Kentucky Derby Festival introduces new president and CEO

Matt Gibson replaces Mike Berry after two decades of leading the Kentucky Derby Festival.

  Donation drive aimed at keeping LMPD Officer Nick Rodman’s legacy alive

Bins will be set up at different locations across Louisville and Southern Indiana to collect needed items throughout October, which is designated National Domes

  Planning commission to hold public meeting to discuss the future for One Park

Louisville’s Planning Commission is holding a public meeting to discuss the future of the mixed-use high-rise planned at Lexington Road and Grinstead Drive.

  Kentucky Kingdom offers free day at amusement park for first responders

The free day at the park was for all active duty police officers, firefighters medics and their families.

  DuPont Manual gets innovative new technology room

Thanks to a big donation from Kindred Healthcare, some JCPS students now have a place to not just let them work on school essays, but a place to open doors to t

  Naming contest now open for new Louisville Zoo elephant calf

Submit your name suggestion today, the window to do so closes at midnight on September 29th.

  Bourbon Festival celebrates 28th year in Bardstown

Bourbon and Beyond has been making headlines the last few years, but the annual Bourbon Festival is alive and well in Bardstown once again this summer.

  Annual Turf Classic Run at Churchill Downs honors late firefighter

One of the most anticipated races of the day was the Firefighters Turf Classic: The only foot race that happens at Churchill Downs.

  Bourbon & Beyond packs plenty of fun on day one

The weather was nice, the music sounded good and bourbon was everywhere at Friday's first day of Bourbon and Beyond.

  Pass The Cash: Man with large medical bills gets a little help

In this Pass The Cash, we meet a family who has always been on the helping end, not needing help. Until they too faced a life-changing event.

  Land donation allows Charlestown to build new sports park

A 106-acre donation from River Ridge Development Authority to the city of Charlestown is allowing for new space to develop sports park.

  LMPD says community awareness played a huge role in finding missing 4-year-old girl

4-year-old Lyric Rushin was found almost two miles away from her home after mother posted on social media.

  Hometown Rising shakes neighbors' houses

The first of three weekend festivals kicked off over the weekend, and neighbors have mixed feelings about what has become a new concert venue.

  Community responds, helps find missing 4-year-old girl

A young girl was reported missing for several hours early Monday morning, but she was found safe, thanks to the support of the community.

  Heat is a big concern for Hometown Rising weekend

The crowd of thousands may have trouble keeping its cool, with more than just the hot country acts at Hometown Rising.

  Pass The Cash: WAVE Country helps family purchase new prosthesis

In this week's Pass The Cash, a little girl who lost her leg to cancer, gets a little normalcy, with a new prosthesis.

  Southeast Christian Church continues its impressive growth

Southeast Christian Church, which has more than 20,000 worshippers each week at its campuses, just announced plans to build another new campus, this one in Shel

  Pass The Cash: Friends help Scott County woman with much needed home repairs

Fixing things that go wrong on a fixed income can be a huge struggle

  WAVE Country veterans take Honor Flight to Washington D.C.

Honor Flight Bluegrass takes veterans to memorials in Washington, D.C. honoring the servicemen and women they fought with.

  John Schnatter donates $1 million to historically black Simmons College

The donation comes months after John Schnatter departed Papa John's in the aftermath of using a racial slur on a conference call.

  Festival organizers prepare for annual Harvest Homecoming in New Albany

There will be a few changes in store for fans of the annual Harvest Homecoming in New Albany.

  Local volunteers get ready to head south to help Dorian recovery efforts

Local groups are preparing to head to the southeast coast to help those in Dorian's path recover from what is expected to be a rough few days.

  Hike, Bike & Paddle marks end of summer fun season in Louisville

Some families at Monday's Hike, Bike and Paddle event said they jumped at the opportunity to ditch a day sitting on the couch for a morning filled with activiti

  Sun Valley Pool closes summer season that almost didn't happen

A local pool that was close to not even opening this summer said goodbye for the season.