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LMPD: child dies after hit-and-run crash in PRP Video included

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Accident occurred about 7 p.m. on Grandel Blvd. in PRP. Suspect arrested later in separate neighborhood, police say.

Milton-Madison Bridge reopens to traffic Video included

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Bridge opened at 7:18 p.m. Thursday, more than four hours ahead of schedule.

POLICE: Gilbert's Pay Lake used as front for illegal activity Video included

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Bullitt County Drug Task Force Officers make big bust at a local pay lake.

Hooten pleads guilty to murder; Victim's father relieved Video included

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Todd Willenborg says he and family members want to see Hooten behind bars for life.

William Clyde Gibson sentenced to 65 years in prison Video included

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It's a definitive move that ensures that an accused serial killer will never be free again -- and there's still one more case to go.

Jury recommends 15 years for Schook Video included

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The jury that convicted Rev. James Schook of sexual abuse has recommended a 15-year prison sentence.

Miley Cyrus concert postponed at Yum! Center to August 9

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Earlier Thursday, Cyrus tweeted out a note that she is currently hospitalized because of an allergic reaction to medication for a sinus infection.

Louisville Metro Police asking for help to find credit card thieves

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Investigators believe the pair has hit more than 50 times, stealing the cards out of purses left in cars at parks and parking lots in the East End and Highlands.

Fair Board wants more sponsors for the Kentucky State Fair Video included

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Fair Board CEO Rip Rippetoe tells WDRB News how he is trying to get the Expo Center operations, including Freedom Hall, back on firm financial footing.

Creative Alliance donates $5K to make downtown safer Video included

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City officials believe that's one of the steps needed to keep the city safe and children off the streets.

U of L announces apparel deal with Adidas Video included

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The University of Louisville and Adidas have extended their partnership for five years through 2018-19, according to U of L Athletics Director Tom Jurich.

BOZICH | Louisville, Indiana Recruits Excel In Derby Classic Video included

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Louisville recruits Jaylen Johnson and Quentin Snider as well as Indiana recruits Robert Johnson and Max Hoetzel performed well in the Derby Festival Basketball Classic competition Thursday.

Watch the game on WDRB at 7 p.m. Friday.

Jeffersonville mayor blasts INDOT over Big Four Bridge progress Video included

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"The opening of the Big Four is nearly a year behind schedule," Mike Moore said Thursday. "There has been one delay after another. The citizens of Jeffersonville deserve better..."

JCPS considering sending out fewer report cards Video included

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The district wants to know what you think about a plan.

Hats, hats and more hats as businesses get ready for Derby Video included

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Just a couple weeks left until the Kentucky Derby. Pink and lavender hats are going fast.

Richard Hooten pleads guilty to rape and murder of 17-year-old Video included

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Hooten gained local notoriety in March 2013 when he spoke to the media slowly and methodically about how the murder took place.

Charleston man fined $525 after not paying for soda refill at hospital

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The construction worker claims he wasn't given a chance to pay for the refill and will now contest the hefty fine in federal court.

Ky. Supreme Court: Religious institutions can hire and fire as they see fit

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But, the justices added, those same religious institutions could face legal action if an employment contract is involved.

POLICE: St. Matthews VFW burglar left cell phone at scene

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Police say he didn't take anything -- but he did leave something.

Conway defends Kentucky law withholding absentee voter lists Video included

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State Senate candidate from Northern Kentucky fighting ban on voter names in federal court. 

Ford Mustang placed on top of the Empire State Building Video included

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No you're eyes aren't playing tricks on you. That is a Ford Mustang on top of the Empire State Building.

Gibson sentenced to 65 years for Hodella murder Video included

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William Clyde Gibson has been sentenced to 65 years for the death of Karen Hodella.

Indiana set to vote on new learning standards after dropping Common Core

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There's now pressure to get the draft approved by the state's teachers before they start their summer planning...

Kentucky Harvest recovering after Stan Curtis scandal Video included

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Kentucky Harvest is bouncing back more than a year after its founder was charged with taking money from another organization.

AUTHORITIES: Louisville man threatened corrections officers Video included

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Police say they tried to subdue the suspect with pepper spray, but it had no effect.

UK police issued crime bulletin after attempted arson Video included

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The University of Kentucky issued a Campus Crime Bulletin Wednesday night following an attempted arson on campus.

Doss High School student accused of threatening a teacher Video included

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He allegedly told a teacher, "I'm 18 and I'm gonna [EXPLETIVE] you up and smash your face in."

Shoni Schimmel talks about WNBA draft

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We're finally hearing what was going through Shoni Schimmel's mind the moment she was drafted into the WNBA.

New Jeffersontown Panera Bread delivers within 8-minute radius

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A new delivery and take-out version of Panera Bread's stores opened in Louisville Wednesday -- with no tables, and no sitting.

SLIDESHOW: Celebrities expected to attend The Julep Ball

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The 2014 Julep Ball has announced the names of the celebrities who plan to attend the annual Derby Eve Party.

WDRB to broadcast and live stream Ky. Derby Festival Classic

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WDRB is getting in on the action of the Kentucky Derby Festival Classic.

U of L's Lady Cards return home from WNBA draft

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U of L's Shoni Schimmel was the number 8 pick in this year's draft.

Local golfers donate to Blessings in a Backpack

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The Kentucky Golf Foundation is the non-profit arm of PGA Kentucky. The Foundation asked golfers to bring backpacks to area golf courses over the last few weeks.

Police charge three after Pekin, Ind. investigation

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Two of the three suspects were charged with manufacturing meth.

JCPS Bus #1070 involved in crash; no injuries reported

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No injuries were reported after JCPS school bus 1070 was rear-ended early Thursday.

Rangers train for 20th deployment to Afghanistan at Fort Knox Video included

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The Army Rangers choose Fort Knox as the location to prepare for the 3rd Battalion's 20th deployment to Afghanistan.

GREG STUMBO: No need for a special session Video included

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Stumbo says a special session costs at least $60,000 dollars a day, so combining issues could be more efficient.

Crestwood city council approves Walmart proposal Video included

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Wal-Mart says Crestwood is an ideal location for a store, but some residents say it's unnecessary.

Louisville priest James Schook found guilty of sexual abuse Video included

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Jurors began deliberating just before 2 p.m.

Double Down returns to KFC's menu April 21

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The bacon and cheese sandwich, with two fried chicken filets as a bun, was a big hit when it was first unveiled in 2010.

LMPD officer awarded $450K in whistleblower suit against Metro Government Video included

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LMPD Officer Barron Morgan says he was demoted for helping a woman who was in prison for a murder she did not commit.

Ferry sinks off South Korea; 6 dead, 290 missing

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The high number of people unaccounted for - likely trapped in the ship or floating in the ocean - raised fears that the death toll could rise drastically.

JCPS focuses on mental health, social media after teen's suicide Video included

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A Male High School student took her life after posting a suicide video on YouTube.

JCPS to send letter home after bomb threat at Doss High School

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School leaders say graffiti containing a bomb threat was found in a female restroom.

BOZICH | Louisville Women Top Men on Draft Scoreboard

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On Monday night, the Louisville women's basketball program achieved something the men's program has not done since 1994 -- have three players selected in a single draft.

KentuckyOne Health lost nearly $100 million in last half of 2013 Video included

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A report released last month sheds light on the financial straits that led KentuckyOne to lay off about 500 employees in February. 

Mine That Bird now at the Kentucky Derby Museum Video included

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Mine That Bird is now at the Kentucky Derby Museum, located at Churchill Downs.

Man charged with beating his co-worker to death faces a judge

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Raymon Murrell is behind bars at Metro Corrections on a $250,000 cash bond.

GE to build first "First Build" micro factory in Louisville Video included

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GE is launching a new way to do business and has chosen Louisville to be the city that leads it.

Sports Page Live Replay - Harrell's (not) final hurrah, Schimmel goes pro, Ware's next step Video included

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The chat starts each Wednesday morning at 10:30.

SpaceX to launch unmanned cargo ship to International Space Station

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WDRB News plans to stream the launch live. Coverage will begin at 2:15 p.m. EST.

Two arrested in Clark Co. meth bust

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Indiana State Police say Forrest Jackson manufactured meth inside his home in Clark County, Indiana.

WDRB's Stephan Johnson reads to JCPS students

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JCPS is trying to get students tuned on to reading -- and WDRB is helping out.

LMPD donates items to Wayside Christian Mission

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Local police spent some time out in the community Wednesday morning, but they weren't on patrol.

Suspect arraigned in co-worker's death Video included

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The man accused of killing a co-worker at Packaging Unlimited last week remains jailed on a $250,000 full cash bond.

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