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Family of teenage murder victim beg for a stop to the violence Video included

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One year after a 17-year-old is gunned down in a Walgreens parking lot, one of three suspects is still free. But the victim's family isn't focusing on an arrest, as much as they want to send a message to Louisville youth.

CRAWFORD | On the passing of Wah Wah Jones, and UK's Fabulous Five

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Wah Wah Jones, the final living member of UK's 'Fabulous Five' 1948 NCAA and Olympic champions, died Sunday at age 88.

Apartment fire breaks out in Fern Creek Video included

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A large residential fire broke out at Overbrook Apartments on Fairground Road in Fern Creek.

Slugger Field transformed for first ever Star Wars night Video included

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Buddy Bat used his light saber, players’ pictures were transformed and crews even marked the field behind home plate to pay homage to the movie series.

SUNDAY EDITION: Expanding preschool, converting Kennedy Middle into elem. school part of JCPS plan Video included

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JCPS is looking to free-up more space in eastern Louisville by converting Kennedy Metro -- an alternative middle school near Jeffersontown – into a regular elementary school.

LG&E reports Saturday's storm left 20,000 in Jefferson Co. without power Video included

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Storms across Kentuckiana last night put thousands without power.

Bardstown man battling cancer celebrates the life of fallen officer Video included

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Buddy Gulden is living the American dream. The budding business owner is bringing the spirit of Bardstown to life in the wake of Jason Ellis' death.

Multiple crews respond to fire in downtown Eminence Video included

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Fire officials say two buildings are a total loss after a fire in Eminence, Ky. Sunday

LaRue Co. 911 system down, storm damage reported across metro Louisville

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LaRue County's 911 system has been down since just after 11 p.m., after it was affected by severe weather.

Simmons College offering unique scholarship opportunities

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Simmons College was built in the 1800s to educate Kentucky's freed slaves.

Social media plays key role in student learning at local school Video included

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Oldham County High School teachers are utilizing social media platforms as a method to educate students.

BOZICH | ACC basketball coaches say adding Louisville makes league tops

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The ACC struggled in the NCAA Tournament last season, but league coaches say adding Louisville and 3 other teams since 2013 makes the league number one in college hoops.

Goshen requires cats to be on a leash

Goshen law requires cats on a leash Video included

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 New pet regulations in Goshen are aimed to cut down on neighborhood complaints.

Fundraiser continues for former UK athlete killed 20 years ago Video included

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He was gunned down on his front porch in Lexington 20 years ago, but the memory of Trent DiGiuro lives on through scholarships.

Serial killer gets guilty verdict in cold-case rape, murder Video included

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Larry Lamont White is already convicted of killing two other women in the summer of 1983.

West Louisville event brings community together Video included

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West Louisville has its share of crime and violence, but today the community highlighted its positive side.

Bill Clinton to join Grimes at Ky. campaign rally

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U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes' campaign says former President Bill Clinton is scheduled to join her at a campaign rally in eastern Kentucky next month.

Norton Healthcare collects old narcotics, other expired items Video included

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The goal is to make sure everything, especially narcotics, is disposed of properly.

Winter weather, short summer to blame for cut in Indiana tourism Video included

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Winter weather is having a big impact on summer tourism in southern Indiana. Parks, caves and historic sites report a drop in visitors compared to last year.

Mud run in Prospect benefits St. Jude Children's Hospital Video included

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Parents usually tell their kids not to play in the mud. But that wasn't the case today.

Louisville antique dealer shares history behind successful business Video included

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Joe Ley Antiques, located in new Nulu, has been in business for 49 years.

U.S. evacuates embassy in Libya amid clashes

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The evacuation was accompanied by the release of a new State Department travel warning for Libya urging Americans not to go to the country and recommending that those already there leave immediately.

LMPD: Thieves targeting Louisville-area RadioShacks Video included

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There's been a burglary, two armed robberies and at least three break-ins within just a few weeks.

Summit owners: We paid too much for shopping center Video included

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Several owners of multi-million dollar properties in Louisville are challenging the fair value of that real estate in an effort to save money on property taxes. In some cases, owners claim they overpaid for the property only a year or two ago.

Former Courier-Journal executive's e-mail about employee facing layoff was "not my best moment"

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Witnesses testify that layoff of Mike Huot was due to struggling industry, not age

Officials coming up with traffic solutions ahead of Outlet Shoppes opening Video included

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Officials expect so many people next week that they are coming up with additional parking.

Southern Indiana schools rush to replace departing faculty Video included

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There are a lot of spots to fill, to replace an influx of teachers, principals and other school faculty who suddenly turned in their books and pens.

Police looking for suspects in J'Town Hardee's robbery Video included

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The robbery marks the 5th fast food restaurant robbery this month. Police describe the people behind these robberies as "slick felons" who seem to know what they are doing. And they are long gone before police arrive.

BOZICH | Scott Padgett: Branch of Pitino and Calipari coaching trees

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Former St. X and Kentucky star Scott Padgett is the head coach at Samford -- and considers himself a hybrid of the Rick Pitino and John Calipari coaching trees.

Family hopeful Indiana man whose plane crashed will be found alive Video included

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The wreckage of his plane he shared with his son was found off the coast of American Samoa.

U of L silo demolition plans on hold

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U of L officials said it'll be at least another week before crews begin the demolition.

Long standing southern Indiana restaurant to close Video included

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Troy Lancaster says his Clarksville cafeteria and catering business will close after Friday night.

Jury convicts Louisville man in 1983 murder Video included

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A jury has convicted a man of murder and rape in a case dating back more than 30 years.

Three injured in crash during Indiana governor's annual motorcycle ride

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The governor's office says Gov. Mike Pence wasn't involved in Friday's accident.

Oldham county police identify victim in fatal minivan crash on I-71

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According to a press release, Police say the passengers in the van all live in Prospect. The passengers included five adults and two teenagers.

JCPS releases updated school supply lists Video included

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The pared down lists no longer include requests for household items like Kool-Aid, paper plates and sanitary wipes. 

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