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  Family, friends of wrong-way crash victims warn of the dangers of drinking and driving

A tight group of Crawford County residents share the dangers of drinking and driving

  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.

  Festivals bring mask-less faces as CDC guidance opens up for vaccinated Kentuckians

People take advantage of lifted CDC mask guidelines, heading to weekend festivals.

  FULL INTERVIEW: NBC Sports reporter Britney Eurton speaks with WAVE 3 Sports Director Kent Taylor

Britney Eurton of NBC Sports will part of the network team covering the Preakness Stakes on Saturday.

  Louisville area restaurant owners excited by capacity increases, mask mandate changes

While the fully vaccinated can go without masks, capacity limits remain in place for Kentucky restaurants and many other businesses.

  18-year-old arrested after burglarizing Butchertown restaurant

Sergio Ribenboim, restaurant owner of Sergio's World Beers works 80 hours a week just to keep his doors open; Tuesday morning, his restaurant was burglarized.

  8 arrested after surveillance video shows suspects hiding stolen guns in Louisville

It was all caught on surveillance video: criminals in the wrong place at the wrong time, though detectives said they were in the right place at the right time.

  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.

  Date set for Kentucky to reopen to 100% capacity, mask mandate to be lifted

On Thursday, the CDC eased mask-wearing guidelines for people who are fully vaccinated.

  Louisville bar owner asks fully vaccinated customers to show proof

Businesses are coming up with new plans after mask mandates by the CDC changed for fully vaccinated people.

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  Some retailers, grocery stores still enforcing mask mandate despite new CDC guidance

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention eased mask guidance Thursday.

  Doctors urge more people to get COVID shot as mask restrictions lift

Right now, nearly all new COVID-19 infections are coming from people who are not vaccinated, the CDC reports.

  Friday night, May 14, 2021

  Floyds Knobs family that lost home in massive fire still ‘blessed’

Thirty-three firefighters were needed to put the fire out due to the family's long driveway and difficulty accessing water.

  Baptist Health begins vaccinating 12 to 15-year-olds

Baptist Health waited to receive guidance from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices before vaccinating any of the children.

  Secrets of Bluegrass Chefs: Chef Allen Hubbard of Martini Italian Bistro

Hubbard shares the secrets to one of his favorites with Tim Laird — peach crumble!

  Parents navigate new CDC mask guidance with young, unvaccinated children

If you have a compromised immune system, the CDC says you should talk to your doctor before you ditch the face mask.

  New arrests and a possible resurgence of a controversial LMPD policy

In another year of out-of-control gun violence, victories for LMPD are increasingly elusive.

  Friday evening, May 14, 2021

  Friday morning, May 14, 2021

  Dare to Care opens food pantry inside church

  Will the Colonial Pipeline gas shortages reach Kentucky?

Gasoline is being guzzled up along the east coast following news of the Colonial Pipeline shutdown, which supplies 45 percent of gas to the eastern U.S.

  ‘Restore equal access’: Metro council members urge Fischer reopen Rundill Road at Iroquois Park

The debate to reopen a major roadway at Iroquois Park is intensifying as three Louisville Metro Council members urge Mayor Fischer to reopen the thoroughfare.

  Brazilian variant of COVID-19 found in Louisville wastewater

A University of Louisville Co-Immunity Project looked at wastewater tests that showed the Brazilian strain, known as P.1, in western Jefferson County in April.

  Kentucky lawmaker takes steps to ban vaccine passports

Kentucky State Representative Brandon Reed is drafting a bill that would ban the government from enforcing vaccine passports, calling it government overreach.

  Teen basketball star falls victim to Louisville’s gun violence

Gunned down on her grandfather’s doorstep, a 16-year-old basketball star became the latest victim of Louisville’s gun violence.

  Decision-making on masks will come down to business owners, legal expert says

Updated CDC guidelines are posing a question about how rules will be enforced at businesses and public places.

  Jack Harlow’s DJ named person of interest in deadly club shooting from 2020

Ronnie O’Bannon is one of several persons of interest in a shooting that killed Torre Fore, 38, at X-Clusive nightclub on 7th Street in Louisville.

  Wednesday night, May 12, 2021

  Couple says almost $20K worth of belongings stolen from Jeffersontown storage unit

The couple told WAVE 3 News the items were taken from Prime Storage on Taylorsville Road.

  ‘We are very proud’: LMPD officers applauded for saving victims of fiery crash on I-65

The intense moments were caught on the officers’ cameras.

  Lukas takes shot in Preakness with Ram

The son of American Pharoah will break from post #1.

  CDC mask guidance incites different reactions from public health officials, business owners

The CDC announced Thursday those who are fully vaccinated don’t need to wear masks indoors and outdoors.

  ‘They were beating me’: Woman attacked at Kroger on Mother’s Day wants more help from LMPD

“I mean, they were beating me, and I was in a fetal position, covering my face, making sure they didn’t get my eyes,” Pamela Ahlstedt-Brown told WAVE 3 News.

  Thursday night, May 13, 2021

  First Kentuckians 12-15 years old receive COVID vaccine

Parents and children are already taking advantage of the eligibility in Kentucky on the first day the vaccinations are available.