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JCPS: Hargens will not recommend tax increase

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Less than a week after the board advertised for a property tax increase, JCPS Superintendent Donna Hargens will not recommend an increase at the Aug. 25 school board meeting.

Police: Caretaker stole jewelry from elderly victims Video included

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Police say a Louisville woman stole jewelry from elderly clients while working as their caretaker. 

Ky., Ind. considering starting bridge tolls at same time

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Officials say they are considering scrapping plan to stagger tolls, aim for full tolling in fall 2016.

Vandals cause $3K in damage at Louisville barber shop Video included

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The owner of a barber shop in Louisville says his store has been vandalized three times in the same week.

WATCH LIVE: McConnell, Grimes taking part in Ky. Farm Bureau forum

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The forum, which is scheduled to run from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., is closed to the public, but you can watch a live stream right here.

Drunk driving counselor under investigation closes Fairdale business

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Rick Shelton has agreed to close his alcohol abuse treatment center rather than appeal a state decision to revoke his certification amid investigation

Trader Joe's, Kroger among stores that sold recalled almond, peanut butter

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A unit of Hain Celestial Group Inc. is recalling some peanut and almond butter because of possible salmonella contamination.

Security cameras being installed near Clarksville's Ashland Park Video included

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Officials say increased foot traffic from the Big 4 Bridge has brought more visitors to Ashland Park -- and more opportunities for crime.

BOZICH | Football analytics site projects 7.5 wins for Louisville

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College Football Matrix projects Louisville's 2014 win total; Sports Illustrated endorses Patrick Towles; Rick Bozich continues his college football countdown.

Lawsuit filed against Jeffersonville childcare center

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A Southern Indiana facility for abused and neglected children is being sued after one of its worker pleaded guilty in a sex abuse case.

ATF investigating fire that destroyed Mt. Eden Volunteer Fire Department

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Federal investigators are asking for the public's help as they try to determine the cause of the Aug. 5 blaze that destroyed the Mt. Eden Volunteer Fire Department.

Oldham County Schools welcomes back students with renewed focus on reading Video included

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The program in place to help struggling readers, and the red carpet treatment one middle school rolled out for students.

Latest Ferguson protests are smaller, more subdued

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Police and protesters in Ferguson were finally able to share the streets again at night, putting aside for at least a few hours some of the hostility that had filled those hours with tear gas and smoke.

Louisville to use decoy officers to help prevent pedestrian deaths Video included

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On Tuesday the metro council committee voted to accept a $307,000 grant from the federal government to improve walker safety.

US mission to rescue hostages in Syria failed

Journalist James Foley. (AP Photo) | ASSOCIATED PRESS Journalist James Foley. (AP Photo) | ASSOCIATED PRESS
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Officials said the rescue mission was authorized after intelligence agencies believed they had identified the location inside Syria where the hostages were being held.

U of L welcomes students on move-in day Video included

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The drive through drop off was a new plan implemented this year, with cars pulling up to the curb and volunteers helping unload to keep things moving.

UPDATE: Pedestrian struck and killed on River Road identified by coroner Video included

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The factors that could have played a role in the crash.

Survey says vacations interest more Americans than retirement

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Survey results showed 39 percent of people surveyed spent more than five hours looking into vacation destinations.

Indiana to honor same-sex unions performed in other states, judge says

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A judge recently threw out Indiana's same-sex marriage ban altogether, which the state is appealing.

Water intake resumes after Ohio River oil spill

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Ohio and Kentucky water districts have resumed taking water from the Ohio River after a fuel oil spill Monday night. 

Holder heads to Ferguson after subdued protests

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As U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder arrived in Missouri on Wednesday, a small group of protesters gathered outside the building where a grand jury could begin hearing evidence to determine whether a Ferguson police officer who shot 18-year-old Michael Brown should be charged in his death.

Sports Page Live Replay - Petrino's response to S.I. profile, U of L football's toughest victory

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The chat begins each Wednesday morning starting at 10:30.

Employee at cell phone store bound with packing tape during armed robbery; police seeking suspects Video included

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Shively Police are looking for two men wanted in connection with an armed robbery at a Verizon store early Tuesday. 

SLIDESHOW: WDRB Day at the Fair Video included

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On-air talent will meet, greet and sign autographs throughout the day. Plus there will be special appearances by Snow Fox.

Last 4 hostages freed in suburban Chicago standoff

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About two dozen heavily armed law enforcement officers stormed a home in Chicago's southern suburbs Wednesday to free four remaining hostages and capture two suspects, ending a 20-hour standoff that police say began as a robbery attempt.

US trying to verify video of American's killing

Journalist James Foley. (AP Photo) Journalist James Foley. (AP Photo)
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The White House, his family and employer said they could not determine the video's authenticity and were attempting to confirm if he had been killed.

New online video series focuses attention on human trafficking in Kentucky

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The seven-part series includes stories from trafficking survivors, lawmakers and police.

Pastor Kevin Cosby discusses local violence in light of outrage in Ferguson Video included

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He understands the concern surrounding the shooting death of a black man by police, but says there's a more alarming issue happening on the streets of metro Louisville.

Sellersburg man sentenced for bilking grieving families out of funeral services Video included

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A Sellersburg, Indiana man accused of taking advantage of grieving families has been sentenced.

BOZICH | Bobby Petrino Responds To Sports Illustrated Story Video included

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Louisville football coach Bobby Petrino responded to a Sports Illustrated story that he was not getting along with his defensive coordinator Todd Grantham.

'Valet mode' offers Corvette owners chance to spy on their car, its drivers Video included

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It features a forward-looking camera that records high-definition video of engine speed, cornering g-forces and steering wheel angle. 

U of L apartment complex remains unfinished days before students arrive Video included

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The Grove apartments will welcome its first round of students Saturday, despite the fact that construction continues.

POV | Ferguson, Missouri: How Not to Handle a Crisis (8/19/14) Video included

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Although many people think they know exactly what happened that night when Michael Brown, a young black man, was shot by a white police officer, we don't. We weren't there. But it is fair to demand honest answers.

New leads give investigators hope they'll solve 20-yr-old arson case Video included

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24-year-old Craig Drury died on September 5th, 1994 after suffering injuries from an arson fire that is believed to be racially motivated.

High school memories spark interest in revitalizing hidden treasure at Louisville Gardens Video included

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For years it was out of sight and out of mind, but now an old pipe organ has become Louisville Gardens' diamond in the rough.

Kentuckians partake in Ice Bucket challenge, millions donated to ALS Association Video included

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Over the past month, thousands of people have taken the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise awareness for ALS, now ALS in Kentucky says the impact has been "unprecedented."

Pet adoption agencies lowering donation fees for back-to-school special

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The agencies are hoping it will encourage more people to adopt. 

TSA seizing more guns at Louisville International Airport

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TSA officials are seeing a large increase in firearms discoveries at the Louisville International Airport (SDF) security checkpoint.

BOZICH | Plenty of signs Petrino and Grantham are "fine"

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A source close to University of Louisville football coach Bobby Petrino said the Sports Illustrated story about conflict between Petrino and defensive coordinator Todd Grantham isn't true.

Abandoned puppy improving, gets new home Video included

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There's good news for the Mastiff puppy found in grave condition in the Clifton area in July.

Officials: 5K to 8K gallons of fuel oil spills into Ohio River

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An estimated 5,000 to 8,000 gallons of fuel oil spilled into the Ohio River, closing about a 15-mile section of the waterway southeast of Cincinnati.

Former teacher, coach pleads not guilty to sexually abusing student years ago Video included

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A former teacher and coach accused of sexually abusing a student pleaded not guilty to charges of sodomy and sex abuse.

LMPD officers interrupt alleged sexual assault on juvenile

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A Louisville man is facing charges after allegedly forcing a minor to perform a sex act at gunpoint.

CRAWFORD | It's too early to tell the story of Petrino 2.0 Video included

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Sports Illustrated says he's the same old Bobby Petrino. He and those around the University of Louisville say he's a changed man. Eric Crawford looks at Petrino 2.0.

Palmyra Water Works customers under boil water advisory

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A boil water advisory has been issued in Palmyra, Indiana for customers of Palmyra Water Works. 

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