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Man shot to death inside California neighborhood home identified Video included

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The call came in just before 3:30 a.m. Saturday.

CRAWFORD | Returning from history, Justify is celebrated at Churchill Downs Video included

Bob Baffert and assistant Jimmy Barnes walk Justify in the Churchill Downs paddock. (WDRB photo by Eric Crawford) Bob Baffert and assistant Jimmy Barnes walk Justify in the Churchill Downs paddock. (WDRB photo by Eric Crawford)
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Justify returned triumphantly, parading before thousands of fans at Churchill Downs after winning the Triple Crown.

Elizabethtown woman's business venture helping other women

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Shopping on wheels. One local woman's passion for fashion is helping other women around the world.

Louisville doctor looking to help uncover mystery of Amelia Earhart

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People have tried to solve the mystery of Amelia Earhart for more than 80 years. Now a local doctor is joining the search and sharing why he thinks he knows what happened to the pilot.

SUNDAY EDITION | 20 years, thousands of degrees: UPS' college program enters third decade

Angelica McBride, a 20-year-old U of L student, works overnight at UPS Worldport to pay her tuition. June 13, 2018 Angelica McBride, a 20-year-old U of L student, works overnight at UPS Worldport to pay her tuition. June 13, 2018
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UPS' Metro College has been paying for nighttime workers in Louisville to go to college for 20 years. A look at the program and how it compares to others at employers like Walmart and Starbucks.

Fans attend Louisville City game and Pride Festival despite heat wave Video included

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Heat indexes are expected to reach 100 degrees or more in the next several days and it was already having an impact on those outside Saturday.

Louisville fairgrounds hosts military vehicle show Video included

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If you drove by the Louisville fairgrounds on Saturday, you may have been taken back in time.

Ky. couple arrested after allegedly showing up at child support office while high Video included

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Police in Laurel County, Kentucky, arrested 27-year-old Sarah Roberts and 45-year-old Elmer Smith on Thursday.

Kickball tournament held at Water Tower Park to benefit Norton Children's Hospital Video included

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Dozens of men and women came together on Saturday to kick cancer where it hurts as part of the the "Kickballin' for Kids" kickball tournament. 

Proposed legislation would legalize sports gambling in Kentucky Video included

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This week, Democrat Julian Carroll filed legislation that would allow any horse racing track, or off-track wagering facility, to host sports gambling.

6 southern Indiana fire stations offer CPR training Video included

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Taking a free, 10-minute class could save another person's life.

Brownsboro Hardware and Paint celebrates 20 years in business Video included

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To celebrate, the store was offering patrons a hot dog and soda for 25 cents: the same price offered at the store opening in 1998.

Local volunteers turn out to pick up the trash for annual Ohio River Sweep Video included

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Volunteers were given gloves and trash bags and went on their way.

Second sheriff's deputy dies after shootings in Kansas City Video included

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Maj. Kelli Bailiff, a spokeswoman for the sheriff, said the two slain deputies were "bright and intelligent wonderful personalities."

Kentucky Center to remain closed June 17 and 18 due to fire Video included

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According to postings on the center's social media accounts, at least one play is being relocated.

President Trump frustrated that North Korea deal not garnering wider praise

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President Donald Trump says his deal with North Korea's Kim Jong Un will save tens of millions of people from a potential nuclear war. Now he just has to get everyone else on board.

Five ways to do a digital detox this summer

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Are you ready for a digital detox? An expert offers five ways to stop being addicted to your phone.

Body of 6-year-old boy swept away in river at Indiana park found Video included

Six-year-old Brendan Sperry (Courtesy Fox 59) Six-year-old Brendan Sperry (Courtesy Fox 59)
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Conservation officers say he was with family members on a sandbar on the Flat Rock River when he stepped into deeper water and was swept away.

Judge jails ex-Trump campaign chair Manafort ahead of trial Video included

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President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman is going to jail after new charges were filed against him and a federal judge revoked his house arrest.

Indiana DNR officials reassuring swimmers after failed E. coli test at Deam Lake Video included

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The beach at Deam Lake has reopened after it was shut down because of high E. coli levels.

Coroner identifies man found shot to death in southwest Louisville park Video included

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Investigators say two people riding motorcycles discovered the victim.

2018 Kentuckiana Pride Festival kicks off Friday with parade Video included

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The parade started at the intersection of Preston and Market Streets, headed down Main Street and ended at the Big Four Lawn. 

LMPD seizes more than a dozen pounds of suspected meth during traffic stop

(Photo courtesy of LMPD) (Photo courtesy of LMPD)
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LMPD says the drugs have a street value of more than $100,000. 

Police investigating after man found shot to death in southwest Jefferson County Video included

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Homicide detectives are investigating after a man was found shot to death Thursday evening in southwest Jefferson County. 

Neighbor sentenced to 30 days in federal prison for attacking Sen. Rand Paul Video included

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A federal judge also sentenced Boucher to one year of supervised release, 100 hours of community service and a $10,000 fine. He also ordered Boucher not to have any intentional contact with Paul or his family. 

Rising temperatures heighten concerns for area doctors Video included

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Temperatures will reach well into the 90s for several days and heat indices will also be a factor, but local doctors say they will be ready. 

LMPD investigating after 3 men show up at hospital with gunshot wounds Video included

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LMPD Spokesperson Alicia Smiley said Shotspotter reported hearing shots in the 1300 block of Broadway around 6:25 p.m.
 

No colored headlights allowed in Indiana after July 1 Video included

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Starting July 1, drivers cannot have colored headlights or taillights on their vehicles.

All lanes of Sherman Minton Bridge open after repair work caused traffic backups on I-64E Video included

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Traffic is moving again on the Sherman Minton Bridge after a hole was discovered in an eastbound lane, leading to major traffic backups Friday afternoon. 

New 'Equestricon' horse racing convention coming to Louisville Video included

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The trade show will show off the trophies awarded to Triple Crown winner Justify. Fans will also have the chance to meet the horse's trainer and jockey.

Man convicted in death of LMPD Officer Nick Rodman sentenced to prison Video included

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LMPD officer Nick Rodman died a day after Wathaniel Woods crashed into his police cruiser in March of 2017.

IMAGES: Kentucky Center offers first look inside at fire damage Video included

Kentucky Center officials allowed cameras inside to see damage from a fire on Wednesday. Kentucky Center officials allowed cameras inside to see damage from a fire on Wednesday.
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Officials with the center gave a tour of the damage inside the main lobby, Whitney Hall and other areas of the venue.

2 sheriff's deputies shot -- 1 fatally -- at Kansas City court building

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One Kansas sheriff deputy is dead and another is in critical condition after a shooting near a courthouse in Kansas City, Kansas, on Friday.

Police investigating after 2 killed in head-on crash near Scottsburg, Indiana Video included

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Two people were killed in an early morning crash on State Road 56.

Deam Lake reopens after E. coli tests return to safe levels Video included

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Officials with the Department of Natural Resources in Indiana closed the popular lake in Clark County this week. 

MSD predicts failure of massive sewer line in downtown Louisville if not repaired Video included

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The Metropolitan Sewer District is about to start a $20 million project to repair one of the city's largest sewer lines. 

Katina Powell evicted from her home over daughter's gun charge Video included

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The public housing complex where Powell lives says she violated her lease.

POLICE: Scottsburg man arrested after 2 small kids found wandering street alone

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Police say their diapers were full and bulging, and the only adult in their home wouldn't wake up.

Kellogg recalls Honey Smacks because of salmonella potential Video included

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Consumers are advised to throw the cereal away and contact Kellogg for a refund.

Oldham Co. teen gets the grades, goes to prom and more after traumatic freak accident Video included

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Tristan will go to Chicago for three weeks of intense physical therapy to work on walking and his memory. 

Lane restrictions in place on I-65N near Sellersburg in Indiana Video included

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Drivers who use Interstate 65 in Clark County, Indiana will be faced with delays as crews continue working on an expansion project. 

IMAGES | Kentucky Center remains closed as crews assess damage from fire Video included

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Firefighters said on Wednesday a spark from a grinder ignited the fire, as construction crews were doing planned renovations.

Police make second arrest after homicide in south Louisville in late May Video included

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Louisville Metro Police have arrested a second suspect in connection with the death of a Louisville man in south Louisville in late May. 

Employee of White Castle in east Louisville diagnosed with hepatitis A Video included

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An employee at a White Castle in east Louisville has tested positive for acute hepatitis A, according to Louisville Metro Health officials. 

Thieves return stolen items to middle school in Vine Grove Video included

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Police say property worth thousands of dollars that was stolen by teens from a Vine Grove middle school has been recovered.

U of L Trauma surgeons crucial to survival of gunshot victims Video included

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Whether it's a minor injury or life-threatening, most victims are rushed to University of Louisville Hospital and treated by trauma surgeons in the emergency room.

Applications open for free trades training program in west Louisville Video included

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The Commonwealth Preservation Trades program is searching for applicants for the next six-month course.

NEW: Meeting held between interim education commissioner, JCTA president shortly before JCPS takeover recommendation

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Rich Gimmel’s request for a face-to-face meeting between Wayne Lewis and Brent McKim came at the same time that the interim education commissioner warned another member of the Kentucky Board of Education from showing up during his JCPS visit.

Target begins home deliveries in Louisville and southern Indiana Video included

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Customers will have to use Shipt to have their purchase brought directly to their door. 

GRAPHIC: Video taken by witness shows unconscious suspects in car with baby Video included

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Police say the child's father and another adult had passed out after overdosing on heroin.

Researchers: needle exchange program in Scott County, Ind. slowed spread of HIV Video included

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Officials say the outbreak was fueled by people sharing needles to inject the drug Opana.

Brown-Forman's downtown distillery part of plan to propel Old Forester Video included

The tasting room inside the Old Forester Distillery in downtown Louisville, June 14, 2018. The tasting room inside the Old Forester Distillery in downtown Louisville, June 14, 2018.
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – Brown-Forman Corp.’s $45 million investment to build a working distillery in the heart of downtown Louisville is not only about paying homage to the company’s history on Whiskey Row, but catapulting its original bourbon brand, Old Forester. Touted as America’s first bottled bourbon, Old Forester has doubled in sales since 2010, according to company statistics, but the brand remains a negligible fraction of Brown-Forman’s business...

Kentucky Supreme Court rules death penalty IQ law is unconstitutional

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In its ruling, the Kentucky high court found the state's current law to be “an outdated test for ascertaining intellectually disability."

BOZICH | WKU, Stansbury, Bassey have college basketball world buzzing

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The news that Charles Bassey, a top five recruit, committed to Western Kentucky has the college basketball world buzzing.

Kentucky files suit against Walgreens for 'fueling' opioid epidemic Video included

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Attorney General Andy Beshear announced that he is filing the suit that claims the drug store chain failed to "legally monitor its own operations that shipped and dispensed large quantities of opioids."

Man in Florida arrested after bringing meth to sheriff's office for testing

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He was under the impression his meth dealer had sold him the wrong drug, so the sheriff's office told him he was welcome to bring it in for testing.

President Trump celebrates 72nd birthday on Thursday

(Image Courtesy: CNN) (Image Courtesy: CNN)
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He started the party early with a birthday cake in Singapore earlier this week. 

Volunteers needed for annual Ohio River Cleanup on Saturday in Louisville

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Thousands of people from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to Cairo, Illinois, will pick up of trash along the banks of the Ohio.

LMPD asks for help identifying bank robber who said he had an explosive Video included

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The man demanded money from the teller at a BB&T Bank and said he was armed with an explosive device. 

Ballet academy owners appear in court for alleged sex with 17-year-old student Video included

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Police say the victim was their employee -- and the female suspect was her instructor.

IMAGES | Fire damages Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts Video included

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The Kentucky Center will remain closed, as the Wednesday afternoon fire is investigated. 

UK Wildcats basketball team visits Triple Crown winner Justify

The University of Kentucky men's basketball team met Justify at Churchill Downs on Thursday. (Courtesy @KentuckyMBB) The University of Kentucky men's basketball team met Justify at Churchill Downs on Thursday. (Courtesy @KentuckyMBB)
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The backside visit at Churchill Downs for the team to present Justify with a gift. 

Change to Kentuckiana Pride Fest could shift crowds away from local businesses Video included

The Kentuckiana Pride Fest is moving from the Belvedere to the Great Lawn this year. The Kentuckiana Pride Fest is moving from the Belvedere to the Great Lawn this year.
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Nearly 20,000  people attended the event last year, and at least 40,000 at expected to attend this year. 

One person shot on West Broadway in the Chickasaw neighborhood

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Police responded to a shooting near 34th Street and West Broadway about 11 p.m. Wednesday. 

Elizabethtown schools willing to pay extra to restore teacher internship program Video included

Elizabethtown Independent Schools want to pay extra to keep a teacher mentoring program in place. Elizabethtown Independent Schools want to pay extra to keep a teacher mentoring program in place.
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Lawmakers sliced the Kentucky Teacher Internship Program, or KTIP, from the state budget earlier this year. 

Neighbors of Churchill Downs voice concerns over changes to Kentucky Derby parking Video included

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Changes to the traffic and parking plan near Churchill Downs cut profits for homeowners who usually rent their yards for parking. 

Shelby Co. Humane Society donor files suit over alleged misuse of funds Video included

Shelby Co. Humane Society files suit over alleged misuse of funds. Shelby Co. Humane Society files suit over alleged misuse of funds.
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The lawsuit claims former board president Mark Smith "misappropriated" donations.

Mower, weed eater donated to Bardstown teen who had lawn equipment stolen Video included

Michael Bonza can continue his lawn business with equipment donated to him. Michael Bonza can continue his lawn business with equipment donated to him.
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Nearly $6,000 worth of equipment was stolen from 15-year-old Michael Bonza's driveway, which put a bind on his summer business. 

Suspect charged in connection with murder in south Louisville Video included

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An 18-year-old man was arrested Monday afternoon in connection with a murder that happened in south Louisville in late May.

Poor People's Campaign mulls lawsuit over state policy limiting Capitol access Video included

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The rules put in place by Kentucky State Police are being enforced arbitrarily, according to the anti-poverty group.

Horseshoe Southern Indiana bets big on $85 million dry land expansion Video included

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It's a 100,000 square-foot expansion that's expected to take about a year to build.

Busy Louisville gas station issued order to vacate for violating nuisance ordinance Video included

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The BP gas station at 601 E. Broadway is typically very busy, but the owner is accused of selling more than gasoline and grocery items.

Louisville to host annual National Veterans Wheelchair Games in 2019 Video included

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It's the largest annual sporting event dedicated to rehabilitation in the world. 

Analysis of contract between JCPS, teachers' union expected in coming weeks

Interim Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis speaks during a Louisville Forum luncheon June 13. Interim Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis speaks during a Louisville Forum luncheon June 13.
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Examining the agreement between JCPS and the Jefferson County Teachers Association, which expires June 30, had delayed the release of KDE’s audit of the state’s largest school district.

Louisville sues Kentucky state government over legislature’s earmark of local funds Video included

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The state budget bill directed Louisville's mineral tax money for a single project -- a move city officials say runs afoul of the state Constitution.

Breakout Games hiding cash around Louisville Wednesday night Video included

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To join the free fun, all you have to do is text for clues.

Kentucky's Republican tax reform starts to hit worker paychecks

State Sen. Chris McDaniel, R-Taylor Mill, supports the tax changes. State Sen. Chris McDaniel, R-Taylor Mill, supports the tax changes.
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The sweeping tax changes enacted by Kentucky’s Republican-controlled legislature in April are starting to hit paychecks, giving many workers in the state more take-home pay.

Kentucky to receive nearly $1 million for outdoor recreation

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The funding comes from Outer Continental Shelf lease revenues and is part of $61.6 million being distributed across the nation.

Louisville man arrested after police find more than 200 grams of heroin

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According to an arrest report, police conducted a search on February 5, 2018. 

Bullitt County grandmother cited after 2-year-old's disappearance Video included

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The charge comes after Beth Campbell's 2-year-old granddaughter, Charlee, disappeared for more than 30 hours last week.

Residents near Churchill Downs to discuss Derby parking problems at meeting

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Many south Louisville residents were disappointed that Central Avenue was closed for this year's Derby and Oaks.

Sen. Mitch McConnell pushes hemp legalization in farm bill Video included

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says the Senate is on track for a vote to legalize the crop that comes from the same plant that produces marijuana.

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