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18-year-old Jeffersonville High School student arrested on felony molestation charges

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The charges are related to an incident that took place at Thomas Jefferson Elementary School that was investigated by the Jeffersonville Police Department.

Jeffersonville asks for help from River Ridge to hire more firefighters Video included

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Jeffersonville Mayor Mike Moore would like to see the city hire more firefighters to meet the growing demands, and he hopes one of the city’s booming districts, River Ridge, will help out with the added cost.

Vince Tyra to be paid $1.2 million as acting athletics director at Louisville

Vince Tyra addresses reporters, Oct. 18, 2017 Vince Tyra addresses reporters, Oct. 18, 2017
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University of Louisville acting athletics director Vince Tyra will be paid $100,000 per month, or $1.2 million, under a one-year contract approved by the U of L's board of trustees on Wednesday.

University of Louisville fires longtime athletics director Tom Jurich Video included

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The trustees did not explain their decision, and the vote was not unanimous.

Man accused of killing 7-year-old Louisville boy faces child's family in court for first time Video included

23-year-old Wyatt Williams is accused of firing a shot that struck and killed 7-year-old Dequante Hobbs Jr. 23-year-old Wyatt Williams is accused of firing a shot that struck and killed 7-year-old Dequante Hobbs Jr.
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Nearly five months after a young boy eating cake at his kitchen table was killed by a stray bullet, his family came face-to-face with the accused killer.

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin releases plan he says will fix state pension system Video included

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On Wednesday, Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin, flanked by top state legislators, outlined a 10-point plan he said will fix Kentucky's ailing pension system, fully funding state workers' pensions in 30 years.

Alleged shoplifter flees Quest Outdoors, flips car at interchange between I-64 and Cannons Lane

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St. Matthews Police say a pursuit ended badly for a woman accused of shoplifting at a Louisville sporting goods store.

Metro Council President says he can represent plaintiffs in LMPD Explorer sex abuse case without conflict Video included

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"The fact that you stand to get millions of dollars has nothing to do with it?" an attorney for a retired LMPD officer asked Yates. 

General George Patton Museum to close for six months

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The museum will close, beginning on Nov. 1, so that several renovations can be completed.

Maryland office shooting suspect linked to Delaware shooting Video included

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A gunman opened fire at a Maryland office park on Wednesday morning, killing three co-workers and wounding two others, authorities and the business owner said. He is also believed to be involved in a later shooting about 55 miles away in Wilmington, Delaware.

Google Fiber launches in Louisville with service to 3 neighborhoods Video included

Google Fiber construction crews dug a 'micro-trench' in the roads in the Strathmoor area of the Highlands in August. (WDRB photo) Google Fiber construction crews dug a 'micro-trench' in the roads in the Strathmoor area of the Highlands in August. (WDRB photo)
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Google Fiber, the superfast Internet service that city officials have long craved, is now available to some homes in Portland, Newburg and the Strathmoor area of the Highlands.

I-65 North closing this weekend from I-264 to Spaghetti Junction Video included

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The northbound lanes will close from the Watterson to Spaghetti Junction at 8:00 Friday night. They should reopen by the Monday morning commute.

Meeting in Henryville gets heated after thousands of emails sent by political action committee to school parents Video included

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More than 4,000 emails sent to West Clark parents about an upcoming referendum vote could have broken state law.

‘Hoarder’ home cleanup bid approved by Floyd County commissioners Video included

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Neighbors call it a textbook example of hoarding, and after years of complaints, a new plan to clean up a Floyd County home is one step closer to a reality.

Lexington begins moving 2 Confederate statues Video included

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Kentucky's second largest city has begun moving statutes of two Confederate statues.

Churchill Downs aiming to add more seating and parking spaces by 2018 Kentucky Derby Video included

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Churchill Downs is under construction with two major projects.

Sacred Heart and Trinity play charity lacrosse game to honor murdered U of L student Video included

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Two high school lacrosse programs faced off Tuesday night in honor of a murdered University of Louisville student.

Rick Pitino sues Adidas for 'outrageous' conduct in basketball scandal Video included

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The lawsuit claims the ex-Louisville basketball coach was not involved in “giving improper benefits to recruits or players.” It says Adidas knew that Pitino’s reputation hinged on him running a “clean, proper and strictly compliant” program.

St. Matthews hires former LMPD major as new police chief Video included

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Former St. Matthews Police Chief Norm Mayer stepped down July 30.

LIHEAP heating assistance now available for low-income families in Louisville Video included

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The cooler weather brings a financial challenge for thousands of local families.

New learning center at Tully Elementary School underscores need for additional JCPS renovations Video included

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The schools unused pool has been transformed into a new multi-purpose room -- which includes a new library and broadcast studio -- but it's not the only construction need in the district.

Lawsuit: During struggle over gun, firefighter killed handcuffed prisoner 'execution style' Video included

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"No well-trained officer in the year 2016 would believe it was proper to stand over top of a prisoner who was restrained and lying on the ground and then from a distance of four to five feet away shoot said prisoner,” attorney Doug Asher wrote in the suit.

Person of interest in murders of 2 Delphi teens appears in court in Colorado Video included

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Detectives say they have no information that specifically includes or excludes him as a suspect.

Scott County considering public safety tax that could fund additional jail expansion in the future Video included

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Despite a more than $11 million expansion, the Scott County Jail is still plagued with problems.

Security officers involved in United Airlines 'dragging' incident fired

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The Chicago Department of Aviation has fired two security officers who were involved in an incident in which a passenger was dragged off a United Airlines flight after refusing to give up his seat.

Relatives of murdered Delphi, Indiana teens appear on 'Dr. Oz' show

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The girls' relatives will discuss the ongoing investigation.

Georgia couple discovers message in a bottle dated Sept. 26, 1988

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They not only found the letter, but they also tracked down the middle-aged mother of three who wrote the message when she was only 8 years old.

Ceremonial signing held in Frankfort for charter schools bill Video included

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Kentucky will be the 44th state with charter schools.

Yum! Center bond plan gets final state approval

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The Louisville Arena Authority now waits for Wall Street analysts to evaluate the deal.

R&B star and Louisville native Bryson Tiller scores 7 nominations at 2017 Soul Train Awards

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He is nominated as the year's Best R&B/Soul Male Artist.

VIDEO: Racecar drivers arrested after mashup, fight in Anderson, Indiana Video included

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One of the drivers had to be tazed by police.

IMAGES | Louisville man turns heads with Jeep rigged to look like bloody clown is driving Video included

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Tricking people is a real treat for one Louisville man.

Kentucky AG offers tips to prevent elderly from becoming scam victims Video included

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Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear met with a group of senior citizens Tuesday morning at Beargrass Christian Church in Saint Matthews to discuss ways to avoid becoming a scam victim.

Jennifer Lawrence: I was placed in 'nude lineup,' told to lose weight

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Lawrence said she felt “trapped” by the experience and allowed the harassment to happen because she “didn’t want to be a whistleblower” and thought it was what she had to do to further her career in Hollywood.

POLICE: Radcliff couple arrested after celebrating their 12-year wedding anniversary by smoking meth Video included

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Police say they found a 2-year-old inside the home -- and there was more than just drugs inside.

BOZICH | For Rick Pitino, harsh end to Hall of Fame career Video included

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What happened to Rick Pitino's Hall of Fame career at Louisville? The complete story has yet to emerge but it's reasonable to wonder if pressure to compete with Kentucky was a factor.

Teen convicted in 2014 Fern Creek High School shooting denied shock probation Video included

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Banks will remain behind bars to serve an 18-year prison sentence.

Medical mystery sends 7-year-old Elizabethtown boy into deep, 11-day sleep Video included

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Wyatt Shaw's condition has doctors baffled.

CRAWFORD | At the end of Pitino's Louisville line, a look back at the ride Video included

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Eric Crawford looks back at Rick Pitino's Louisville tenure, from his own recollections, and attempts to give some perspective given its scandalous end.

Scottsburg council fails to vote on sewer rate increase, opening itself up to fines Video included

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Residents of Scottsburg, Indiana, will not be getting the sewer rate increase they were dreading after the city council failed to pass it Monday night. 

KSP searching for Louisville man who escaped while being taken to jail Video included

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Kentucky State Police is searching for a Louisville man who escaped while being transported to jail. 

Violent night in Louisville leaves 2 dead, neighbors fearing for safety Video included

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Police have not released any information about any suspects. 

Sources: U of L offered $1.5 million to Pitino charity in settlement bid

Rick Pitino leaves Grawemeyer Hall on Wednesday following a meeting with U of L interim President Greg Postel and board of trustees chairman David Grissom Rick Pitino leaves Grawemeyer Hall on Wednesday following a meeting with U of L interim President Greg Postel and board of trustees chairman David Grissom
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The offer, which was rejected, was to a foundation honoring Rick Pitino’s late son Daniel, the sources said.

Doubts shed on story of Louisville corrections officer who fired gun in Kroger parking lot Video included

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He claims it was an accident and his life was in danger -- but not everyone is buying his story.

Suspected shoplifter at St. Matthews business causes rollover crash on I-64 Video included

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A suspected shoplifter in St. Matthews allegedly caused a crash on I-64 West near Cannons Lane on Monday evening. 

Committee expected to vote on rezoning property Tuesday for Prospect Cove Video included

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The Metro Council Planning and Zoning Committee is expected to discuss the rezoning proposals for an affordable senior housing complex Tuesday afternoon.

RAW VIDEO | University of Louisville fires Hall of Fame basketball coach Rick Pitino Video included

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The move comes less than three weeks after federal investigators tied Pitino’s program to a scheme to pay recruits.

Mother of fallen KSP trooper donates duffle bags to children in foster care

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Leaders from several state agencies were on-hand to receive the donation.

Heaven Hill Distillery unveils $25 million expansion in downtown Louisville Video included

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The expansion at its Bernheim Facility on West Breckinridge Street includes a new still, four new fermenters and new infrastructure.

UPDATE: Silver Alert canceled after missing Jeffersonville man found

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Police in Jeffersonville were searching for 66-year-old Nyle Hepfer.

POLICE: Drunk Louisville man grabbed U of L employee inside parking garage

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An arrest report says the suspect grabbed the victim and ordered her to come with him.

Radcliff man arrested after serious crash

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Police say the victim sustained a brain bleed and continues to suffer seizures as a result of the crash.

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