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1 dead, at least 2 others shot near the Big Four Bridge

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The call came in just before 9:30 p.m. Monday.

Metro Corrections FOP to hold no-confidence vote for jail director Mark Bolton on Tuesday

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The Louisville Metro Corrections officers’ union is scheduled to take a no-confidence vote on Tuesday in regards to jail director Mark Bolton.

UPDATE | Silver alert canceled for missing 77-year-old northern Indiana man

Michael Phillips, missing from Munster, Indiana. Michael Phillips, missing from Munster, Indiana.
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Indiana State Police have canceled a silver alert for missing 77-year-old Michael Phillips. 

Kentucky Attorney General to provide update on Scam Alerts Protection Initiative

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Andy Beshear plans to update residents on how well it has done in it's first year. 

Lost in the forest? The two things you must take on any hike Video included

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Indiana Conservation Officers say it took hours to find two missing women over the weekend because they kept moving. 

Churchill Downs CEO, Gov. Matt Bevin to make announcement Tuesday

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Both Gov. Bevin and the CEO of Churchill are scheduled to make a major economic development announcement,

Sen. McConnell, VFW honor fallen veterans at Cave Hill Memorial Day service Video included

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More than 6,000 men and women in uniform have been laid to rest at Cave Hill National Cemetery

Public hearing set for proposed widening of I-65 in southern Indiana

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The Indiana Department of Transportation says preliminary work could start this year, and the project is expected to be complete by fall 2020. 

One man dead in Parkland neighborhood shooting Video included

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The details homicide detectives are giving about the victim and leads in the case. 

Confederate statue removed from U of L campus dedicated in Brandenburg, Ky. Video included

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The hope Mayor Ronnie Joyner has for the statue and the city. 

CRAWFORD | Louisville's McDonnell says his players should 'be greedy' entering NCAA Video included

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With his team heading into the NCAA Tournament having lost four of its past five, University of Louisville coach Dan McDonnell says it needs to do the little things to get back on the right side of the "fine line between winning and losing."

Controversial Confederate statue celebrated by some, protested by others at dedication

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City officials hope the disagreements will remain peaceful, and they expect the monument to attract thousands to the Brandenburg.

Kentucky native, motorcycle racer Nicky Hayden laid to rest

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The 35-year-old's funeral services were held Monday at St. Stephen Cathedral Church in Owensboro. 

Police probe whether damage at newspaper caused by gunfire

(Photo courtesy of Lexington-Herald Leader) (Photo courtesy of Lexington-Herald Leader)
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The newspaper says three exterior windows were shattered, while two windows on the upper level of the press room were damaged but didn't shatter. The press room is no longer in use.

Metro Parks opens all four city pools for Memorial Day Video included

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The one city pool that also added off-duty police for added security. 

BOZICH | Go ahead and look ahead to Kentucky-Louisville baseball NCAA Super Regional Video included

Louisville and Kentucky are one week from an epic college baseball series. Louisville and Kentucky are one week from an epic college baseball series.
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If Kentucky and Louisville win their NCAA baseball regionals, prepare for the biggest Bluegrass baseball moment ever.

'Voice of Louisville' vigil a show of unity against violence Video included

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The two things the group wants done to make the Russell neighborhood safer.

Flooding in central Kentucky prompts warning for Green and Nolin Rivers Video included

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The dangerous conditions for people on the water for Memorial Day weekend.

Golfer Tiger Woods arrested for suspicion of DUI Video included

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Police say golf great Tiger Woods has been arrested on a DUI charge in Florida.

Preakness winner Cloud Computing to skip Belmont Stakes

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The other horse Preakness winning trainer Chad Brown will start in the third jewel of the Triple Crown. 

Jeffersontown reveals plan for veterans memorial plaza Video included

Rendering of Jeffersontown's planned Veterans Memorial Plaza. Rendering of Jeffersontown's planned Veterans Memorial Plaza.
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Jeffersontown unveiled plans Sunday for a Veterans Memorial Plaza the city plans to build on Taylorsville Road near Chenoweth Run Road. The approximately 30,000-square-foot memorial area will include green space, trees, benches, an elevated stage area...

South Carolina men charged with misdemeanor for forcing juvenile alligator to drink beer

Source: South Carolina Department of Natural Resources Source: South Carolina Department of Natural Resources
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Two men in South Carolina were charged with harassment last week for forcing a juvenile alligator to drink beer, according to a news release from the South Carolina Department for Natural Resources. 

Hardin County Sheriff's office says man stole two cars Saturday

Source: Hardin County Sheriff's Office Facebook post Source: Hardin County Sheriff's Office Facebook post
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The Hardin County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man named Elijah Cothern who, according to the sheriff’s office, stole two cars on Saturday. “Please make sure to remove the keys and lock doors of your vehicles,” the sheriff’s office said in a Facebook post on Sunday. 

Japanese driver wins Indy 500 for the first time

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With three laps to go, Takuma Sato passed Helio Castroneves.

Conservation officers find missing Louisville hikers in southern Indiana forest

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Two Louisville women and their dog are safe after they got lost while hiking in Harrison County Saturday night. 

Funeral arrangements announced for Jim Bunning

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The 85-year-old former U.S. senator and Hall of Fame pitcher died Saturday.

Hike, Bike, and Paddle takes over Waterfront Park Monday Video included

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The activities start Monday at 8:00 a.m. at Waterfront Park.

Louisville Iraq War Veteran fights for his life after being hit by alleged drunk driver Video included

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“He will survive this. I will take him back anyway I can have him. I just hope he has quality of life ... something that man took away from him."

Mother of 7-year-old shot and killed hopes to be part of solution Video included

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The mother of a 7-year-old boy shot and killed in West Louisville last week wants an audience with the Governor this week to discuss solutions to violence in her neighborhood.

Sunday marks 40th anniversary of deadly Beverly Hills Supper Club fire

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Hundreds of people were inside the Beverly Hills Supper Club when it caught fire on the night of May 28, 1977.

Flags4Vets places thousands of flags on the Great Lawn for Memorial Day Video included

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15,000 of them spell out USA, in honor of Memorial Day.

SUNDAY EDITION | Drugs are 'a giant problem' inside Louisville jail

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“We put people in custody to keep them from being able to be under the influence,” said a judge in charge of the county's drug court. “The level of contraband coming into our jail is unacceptable.”

UPDATE: Frankfort Police arrest two suspects after man shot and killed at gas station Video included

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Police were called to the scene around 10:15 p.m. Friday.

Mississippi shooting: 8 dead, including deputy sheriff; suspect in custody

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It was not clear whether the suspect knew his victims before allegedly killing them.

Juggling school, work and cancer treatments, Jeffersontown student is a lesson in determination

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Diagnosed with cancer just days into her senior year, the last year has been a journey for Jeffersontown High School senior Abby Hill. 

BOZICH | Jim Bunning reminder of Hall of Famers who finished what they started

Jim Bunning, the Hall of Famer who represented Kentucky in U.S. Senate, was a reminder of a different era for baseball pitchers. Jim Bunning, the Hall of Famer who represented Kentucky in U.S. Senate, was a reminder of a different era for baseball pitchers.
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Jim Bunning's Hall of Fame statistics are a reminder that Bunning played in an baseball era when pitchers did they don't come close to doing today.

7-year-old shot through his kitchen window in Louisville laid to rest

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Family and Friends poured into Kingdom Fellowship Life Center to say a final goodbye to Dequante Hobbs.

Flag presented to family of Rolling Thunder motorcyclist killed in accident Video included

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Representative Dan Johnson presented a flag to Locke's family at American Legion Post 229 on St. Andrews Church Road.

Rolling Thunder motorcyclist from Louisville killed on I-64 in Kentucky

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The second person on the bike is hospitalized with very serious injuries. 

Search for missing wedding ring ends with drug arrest in southern Indiana

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An Indiana Conservation Officer noticed two men near some woods looking for a lost wedding ring one of their wives threw out the window during an argument. 

Catch the sounds of the Caribbean in Louisville this weekend at annual Kentucky Reggae Festival Video included

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The festival provides plenty of Caribbean-inspired food and drinks, vendors, and live music.

Local Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts place flags on graves at Louisville cemetery for Memorial Day

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The scouts placed flags in front of more than 13,000 headstones in just under 30 minutes.

Memorial Day flea market being held this weekend at Kentucky Expo Center Video included

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More than 650 vendors and booths packed the Kentucky Expo Center this weekend for the Shop Kentucky Flea Market Memorial Day Spectacular.

Fourth LMPD officer under investigation for sexual abuse in Explorer program Video included

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A fourth LMPD officer is being investigated amid sexual abuse allegations related to the department's Youth Explorer program.

Surprise guilty plea in Danville pawn shop triple murder in 2013 Video included

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The sentence prosecutors are recommending for Kenneth Keith. 

Gregg Allman of The Allman Brothers Band dies at age 69

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A publicist for rock legend Gregg Allman says the organist and singer for The Allman Brothers Band has died.

Ex-Senate staffer: Hall of Fame pitcher Jim Bunning has died Video included

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Hall of Fame pitcher Jim Bunning, who went on to serve in Congress, has died. He was 85.

Louisville middle school step team wins second national championship title Video included

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This is the second consecutive year the team has won the title.

87-year-old Kentucky bowler named Humana Game Changer

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Age is just a number for a Radcliff, Kentucky bowler who is still competing at 87 years old.

Funeral for 7-year-old boy who was shot and killed to be held Saturday Video included

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The public is invited to attend the funeral services.

Man shot by Clark County deputy Thursday night had run from officers before Video included

Evan Payne Evan Payne
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A Clark County Sheriff's Deputy officer and a suspect were both injured Thursday night in a shooting before a police chase stretched from Indiana to downtown Louisville and back.

Surveillance video shows man steal flowers from Louisville home Video included

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Residents in a Louisville neighborhood say a flower bandit is on the loose.

Gov. Matt Bevin to meet with religious leaders in Louisville

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Bevin announced the meeting on his Facebook page Friday in a call to faith-based communities across Kentucky.

Seven who threatened ref after Kentucky NCAA loss identified and referred to FBI

AP photo. AP photo.
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Seven people who threatened basketball referee John Higgins after an NCAA Tournament game in March have been identified. Information on them will be referred to authorities in their jurisdictions and to the FBI.

CRAWFORD | FSU bounces Louisville from ACC Tourney as late skid continues for Cards Video included

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The University of Louisville baseball team's struggles in the ACC Tournament continued Friday, with a 6-2 loss to Florida State. They'll await their NCAA Tournament draw on Monday.

Credit card information stolen from several Chipotle locations in Louisville

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Chipotle said Friday that many of its restaurant have been the victims of credit card hacking.

Volunteers needed to help clean up veterans' graves for Memorial Day weekend Video included

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Eastern Cemetery is nearly 30 acres. About 1,000 veterans are buried there. 

Results of River Road widening survey headed to Metro Council for review Video included

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Hundreds of people have responded to a survey on proposed changes to River Road, which one group said would make it safer for drivers and cyclists.

Community meets in prayer day after standoff between LMPD chief and Metro Council members Video included

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The fallout continued Friday -- one day after Louisville's police chief removed his top officers and half of Louisville Metro Council called for his dismissal.

Louisville inmate accused of threatening prosecutor and judge

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Authorities say the threats were made during a recorded phone call made from the jail.

Gov. Matt Bevin talks violence, JCPS and his new Anchorage home in exclusive interview Video included

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Bevin confirmed he owns the controversial home in Anchorage but purchased it through an LLC for liability and tax purposes.

Rundown Louisville apartment complex getting $5 million makeover

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A new company recently bought the Guardian Court apartment complex off Preston Highway, and everything from the interior to the landscape will be remodeled. 

BOZICH | Louisville's Donovan Mitchell: Cure for the Knicks' point-guard issues

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Could Louisville guard Donovan Mitchell slide over from two-guard and solve the New York Knicks point guard blues?

Proud Dad posts selfie with feeding tube to match his sick son's

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The message Robert Selby has about his little boy and the illness he deals with everyday. 

U of L tops off new Pediatrics Medical Office building downtown

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The unique plan for being made to treat children in one location. 

Former Southwest YMCA employee pleads guilty, admitting to shaking and dropping crying infant Video included

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Sydney Cundiff breaks down as she apologizes to the boy's family. 

Suspect leads Indiana police on chase into Louisville and back after being shot Video included

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A police chase ended Thursday night near the Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville after a Clark County Sheriff's officer shot a suspect outside a Sellersburg discount store. 

Visitation tonight for 7-year-old killed by stray bullet

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A devastated family is preparing to bury their 7-year-old boy after he was killed while sitting at the kitchen table.

KONZ | Highlights from attending some Class of 2017 graduations

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The smiles, the pride and the overwhelming sense of accomplishment -- and that's just coming from the teenagers wearing caps and gowns in their school colors. 

Metro Council Democrats may seek buffer zone for Louisville abortion clinic Video included

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A draft ordinance could be ready when the council’s public safety committee meets June 14 to hear from Louisville Metro Police and clinic officials. 

LMPD officer sued over alleged cover-up of sex abuse is retiring

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Maj. Curtis Flaherty was already considering retiring and is leaving now because of fears of possible changes to the state's pension system, according to his attorney. 

RiverLink offering new 24/7 automated phone system Video included

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The services you can use just by picking up your phone without waiting to talk to customer service. 

Prosecutor opts not to pursue prostitution charge against former Clark County sheriff Video included

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Citing 'insufficient evidence,' Clark County Prosecutor Jeremy Mull announced his decision not to pursue prostitution charges against Daniel Rodden and the woman who said she was his escort.

BOZICH | Louisville, Kentucky big opening week football favorites; Indiana 21-point underdog

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Kentucky (big) and Louisville (bigger) are considerable favorites in their season-opening football games while Indiana is a full-sized underdog for its opener with Ohio State.

POLICE: Motorcyclist fighting for life after Louisville Jeep driver involved in DUI crash Video included

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Police say Monty Janes told them he never saw the motorcyclist, who was driving southbound at the time.

ESCAPE: Inmate walks away from minimum security unit in central Kentucky

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The description of Thomas L. Meeks, and the crimes that sent him to the Northpoint Training Center in Boyle County. 

'Spring Cleaning' sweep of Metro Corrections turns up drugs, weapons Video included

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A surprise lockdown at Metro Corrections Thursday turned up drugs, weapons and cell phones. 

Owner of Louisville massage parlor accused of sex abuse turns self in Video included

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According to an arrest warrant, his crime took place on March 7.

LMPD searching for suspects after man and woman shot in Russell neighborhood Video included

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A man and woman are recovering after being shot in Louisville's Russell neighborhood.

UK bomber said to have pleaded 'Forgive me' before blast Video included

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Police have arrested two more people and are searching a new site in Manchester suspected of links to the bombing that killed 22 people a pop concert.

Louisville city leaders shocked by LMPD chief's decision to reassign Second Division major Video included

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City leaders say they're angry, shocked, and even disturbed by LMPD Chief Steve Conrad's move to reassign Maj. Jimmy Harper. 

Family of suspect charged with LMPD officer’s murder concerned about his medical care Video included

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Nearly two months after LMPD Officer Nick Rodman's death, the family of the man charged with his murder is speaking out. 

New treatment program in Louisville aims to preserve fertility in breast cancer patients Video included

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Two years ago, Jessica Randall was on top of the world -- 22-years-old, newly married, studying to become a cardiovascular ultrasound technician, spending her spare time riding horses and perfecting her talent as an artist.

Ribbon cut on newly renovated Clarksville Cove Family Aquatic Center Video included

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The free preview for local residents planned for Friday night. 

Metro Council members blister Louisville Police Chief Steve Conrad's overhaul of LMPD command staff Video included

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The shakeup comes as the city has grappled with records murder rates and a scandal involving a youth program. 

LMPD CHIEF CONRAD: 'I'm not going anywhere' Video included

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In a press conference Thursday afternoon, LMPD Chief Steve Conrad responded to a group of Louisville Metro Council members who called for his dismissal – and told them flatly that he has no plans to leave.

Parents of Seneca High senior killed in crash presented with her diploma at graduation

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The family of a Seneca High School senior killed in a traffic crash last week was presented with her diploma in an emotional graduation ceremony held Thursday.

Metro Parks to open Algonquin Pool and 3 more for Memorial Day despite lifeguard shortage Video included

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The city said it now has enough lifeguards to safely open the city's four public pools. 

Bardstown community mourns fourth year since Officer Jason Ellis murdered Video included

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Officer Ellis was shot several times with a shotgun as he cleared debris from a Bluegrass Parkway exit ramp.

Mayor Fischer says he maintains trust in LMPD chief amid department shakeup Video included

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Mayor Greg Fischer said he trusts LMPD Chief Steve Conrad after Conrad made a series of promotions and demotions on his command staff Thursday.

Community remembers Kentucky State Police troopers killed in the line of duty

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The Kentucky State Police memorial took place today in Frankfort, and it coincides with similar ceremonies this month throughout the country. 

Salem, Ind., police officer placed on paid leave after 'medical event'

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He also served as a school resource officer.

Kentucky labor unions file lawsuit asking judge to block state's new right-to-work law

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The Kentucky State AFL-CIO and Teamsters Local 89 filed a lawsuit in Frankfort on Thursday, asking a judge to block it. 

Picketing Omni Hotel construction workers agree to return to work Video included

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Construction workers for the Omni Hotel project in downtown Louisville upset about what they're calling unfair wages have agreed to return to work.

Grand jury declines to indict Andre McGee, Katina Powell in sex scandal case Video included

Photo from "Breaking Cardinal Rules: Basketball and the Escort Queen," from Indianapolis Business Journal Book Publishing. Photo from "Breaking Cardinal Rules: Basketball and the Escort Queen," from Indianapolis Business Journal Book Publishing.
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Powell has claimed she hosted 22 stripping and sex parties from 2010 to 2014 inside Billy Minardi Hall, the on-campus dorm for athletes.

Louisville Metro employment commission sided with Omni contractor in construction worker wage dispute

Drywall workers, joined by supporters, on strike at the Omni Hotel project Thursday, May 25, 2017. Drywall workers, joined by supporters, on strike at the Omni Hotel project Thursday, May 25, 2017.
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More than a year before about 100 immigrant drywall workers walked off the Omni Hotel job Wednesday, the Louisville Metro Human Relations Commission sided with general contractor Brasfield & Gorrie in a dispute over the wages those workers are paid. 

Bardstown Road closed in the Highlands because of a gas leak

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No word on when the busy section of roadway will reopen. 

More than 90,000 pounds of sausage products being recalled

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The ready-to-eat sausage products were sent to distribution centers in Indiana.

VIDEO: Wisconsin woman thwarts carjacker by holding on to her windshield wiper Video included

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The gas station thief who tried to get away with her SUV.

Eminence woman charged with murder after fatal crash in Henry County, Kentucky Video included

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One man died as a result of the crash...

New Albany restaurant heavily damaged by morning fire Video included

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Fire officials believe it may have started in a salon behind the Hitching Post Tavern.

Coroner identifies Park Duvalle homicide victim Video included

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The coroner's office has released the identity of a man who was shot in the head in the Park Duvalle neighborhood Tuesday night. 

GOP candidate for US House charged with assaulting reporter Video included

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The Republican candidate in the nationally-watched election Thursday for Montana's sole congressional seat has been charged with misdemeanor assault for allegedly grabbing a reporter by the neck and throwing him to the ground.

Mental evaluations of Jeffersonville man accused of dismembering, cannibalizing girlfriend expected soon Video included

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A southern Indiana prosecutor says he expects to soon see mental competency evaluations of a man accused of killing his former girlfriend and eating parts of her body.

UPDATE: Authorities identify woman killed by train in SW Jefferson County Video included

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The coroner's office has released the identity of a woman who was hit and killed by a train in southwest Jefferson County Wednesday night. 

Ford replaces management team as new CEO takes helm

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Ford's new CEO is shaking up the company's senior management.

POLICE: 50-year-old Louisville man tried to meet minor at Jefferson Mall for sexual purposes Video included

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Police say someone was waiting for him at Jefferson Mall -- and it wasn't the 14-year-old girl he thought he was talking to.

Citing safety concerns, city says lifeguard shortage could halt opening of Algonquin Pool Video included

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Louisville Metro Parks and Recreation is offering a lifeguard certification course at Algonquin Pool next week. 

Metro Corrections director says overflow jail could open again soon Video included

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The director of Louisville's jail was grilled by Metro Council on Wednesday night over everything from overcrowding to staffing shortages.

Spencer County and Taylorsville officials hold joint meeting over 24/7 policing issues Video included

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Full police coverage from the Spencer County Sheriff's Office ended last year after budget cuts. Since then, Taylorsville city police officers have been making runs around the county, often times leaving its own city unprotected. 

Southern Indiana man charged with child battery

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A southern Indiana man is charged with battery after Indiana State Police said he hit his 5-year-old and 19-month old stepdaughters with a belt.

LMPD and victim's family pleading for leads in fatal hit-and-run Video included

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LMPD is back to square one in its investigation into a fatal hit-and-run that killed an Army veteran last month.

Construction workers walk off job at downtown Omni Hotel over wages Video included

Workers outside the Omni Hotel on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 Workers outside the Omni Hotel on Wednesday, May 24, 2017
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About 100 construction workers helping to build the Omni Hotel downtown walked off the job Wednesday.

Jason Ellis' family remembers Figo, his former K-9 partner Video included

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As the years have gone by, Figo the German Shepherd went through hip dysplasia and severe arthritis. He seemed to make it through it all.

VIDEO | Women shown punching and kicking elderly man at Indi's claim he was at fault Video included

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In a profanity-laced statement posted on Facebook, Roneisha Reed defends her actions.

New Albany gym and charity join forces to fight veteran suicide Video included

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Active Heroes partners with GrayStone Performance to open military family community center in New Albany

New scholarship offers free tuition for students seeking short-term certifications Video included

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The Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet announced Wednesday it's offering free tuition for short-term programs in five industries that are in the highest demand in the state.

30 bomb-sniffing dogs certified at ATF training exercise in Louisville Video included

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In one room of the Kentucky Exposition Center on Wednesday, backpacks lined the floor to simulate events like the Boston Marathon bombing.

Donna Hargens spends last day of school as JCPS superintendent visiting teachers, students Video included

JCPS Superintendent Donna Hargens chats with a teacher at Jacob Elementary on Wednesday, the last day of the 2016-17 year. JCPS Superintendent Donna Hargens chats with a teacher at Jacob Elementary on Wednesday, the last day of the 2016-17 year.
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Wednesday marked the final last day of school for Superintendent Donna Hargens -- at least in JCPS, a district she has led for the past six years. 

LMPD searching for man accused of sexual abuse at massage parlor

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LMPD is asking for the public's help in locating a man wanted for sexual assault. 

New call center in south end to bring jobs, millions in investments to Louisville Video included

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A ribbon cutting for the the grand opening of the Diversified Consultants Inc. call center was held Wednesday morning

Ariana Grande suspends world tour in wake of Manchester suicide bombing

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Grande, who reportedly is in Boca Raton, Florida with her family, has kept a low profile since Monday's blast, which killed 22, including an 8-year-old girl.

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