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Longtime state Rep. Horlander ousted in Democratic primary

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Dennis Horlander's loss was the highest-profile defeat on a night that also saw the Republican House floor leader also lose.

Neighbors on edge after man shot and killed outside south Louisville home Video included

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People who live in the neighborhood say they don’t want Louisville's latest murder victim to be forgotten. 

NFL bans players from kneeling on sideline during National Anthem

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The NFL will fine a team if any of its players kneel on the sideline during the National Anthem, but it will be up to the teams to decide if the individual players themselves should be punished.

Air Quality Alert Day declared for Thursday, May 24

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Groups like seniors, children and people with breathing ailments like asthma and COPD should use caution while outside on Thursday. 

Grayson County Schools to launch tip line to report inappropriate behavior and bullying Video included

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Superintendent Doug Robinson wrote a letter to the community detailing a plan to prevent future issues.

FBI launches social media campaign to warn against hoax school threats

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The FBI says hoaxes cost a lot of money and emotional distress -- and they will be prosecuted. So #ThinkBeforeYouPost.

IMAGES: Veterans rumble through Louisville in annual Run for the Wall Video included

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The motorcyclists say they make the trip to honor those who can't make it.

Residents in central Indiana warned after 14-foot Burmese python escapes Video included

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The snake went missing on Friday, but police say the owner didn't report it right away. 

POLICE: Indiana man mistakenly received liquid THC valued at $14,000 in mail Video included

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Columbus Police say the man made the discovery on Monday and then contacted officials.

LMPD investigating fatal shooting in south Louisville Video included

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LMPD says the call came from a car wash at 4th Street and Winkler Avenue, but the victim was found in front of a home.

Parents go to court to boot 30-year-old son from home

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In a real-life case of "Failure to Launch," an upstate New York judge has ordered a 30-year-old man to move out of his parents' house after they went to court to eject him.

Hardin County approves $361 million hospital sale despite criticism Video included

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A deal to sell Hardin Memorial Hospital worth hundreds of millions of dollars was given the green light Tuesday night, but not everyone is happy with the plan.

Metro Council Democrat leader Hamilton loses primary

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Cheri Bryant Hamilton lost in her primary race Tuesday night, a week after she was named in an ethics complaint.

SURPRISE: 2018 graduates of Simmons College brought to tears by $1,000 gifts Video included

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It's a graduation gift no one will soon forget.

Mike O'Connell will remain Jefferson County attorney

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Incumbent Mike O'Connell held off Democratic challenger Brent Ackerson in Tuesday night's primary to remain Jefferson County Attorney. 

Fischer, Leet win primaries, advance to November clash for Louisville mayor Video included

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Democratic Mayor Greg Fischer will take on Republican Angela Leet, a Metro Council member, in the fall general election.

LMPD still searching for suggestions on future of overcrowded impound lot Video included

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LMPD is searching for public input on where to find a larger space to move the currently overcrowded impound lot. 

Gay man loses bid to challenge Kentucky clerk Kim Davis

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A gay man in eastern Kentucky has lost his bid to challenge a Republican county clerk who went to jail three years ago for denying him and others marriage licenses in the aftermath of an historic U.S. Supreme Court decision.

Bobcat takes snooze on Georgetown, Indiana, family's porch Video included

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A Georgetown family woke up Monday to find a bobcat hanging out on the porch.

Topgolf addresses Hurstbourne residents' concerns about noise, lights and traffic Video included

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Hurstbourne residents are posting signs in their yards and signing petitions in opposition to the proposed Louisville Topgolf in Oxmoor Center, which would be the first of its kind in Kentucky.

Statewide day of online giving helps make a difference for more than 160 Kentucky nonprofits Video included

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From finding a safe place for abuse victims to helping someone who is battling cancer, Kentucky nonprofits serve people from all walks of life.

Coroner identifies 12-year-old girl killed in hit-and-run crash in Chickasaw Park Video included

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LMPD said the driver of the car didn't stop and has yet to be found.
 

Authorities identify motorcyclist killed in Fern Valley Road crash

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It happened at about 3:00 a.m. Tuesday on Fern Valley Road at Jefferson Boulevard, between Preston Highway and Shepherdsville Road.

Louisville grand jury declines to indict LMPD officer Video included

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Commonwealth's Attorney Thomas Wine said Stumler "accidentally ... pulled the trigger" when she shot Warrick while attempting to turn on a flashlight mounted on her weapon. 

Bardstown Police to remember Officer Jason Ellis 5 years after his murder Video included

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No arrests have ever been made in Ellis' murder.

UPDATE: Second arrest made after 3-year-old hospitalized with pot in his system Video included

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Police say the child was also suffering from human bite marks.

Harrison Co., Ind. Commissioner James Klinstiver dies at 77 Video included

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Klinstiver spent four decades with the Indiana State Highway.

Budget cuts mean 49 jobs lost at Ky. Department of Education

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The agency’s budget reduction plan also includes trimming service-based contracts with education partners and cuts to travel for school and district assistance, according to a staff memo sent May 3 by interim Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis.

Former Indiana First Lady Susan Bayh battling brain cancer Video included

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Mrs. Bayh also had a brain tumor removed in July 2015 but that tumor was benign.

Jeep, 3-year-old's wheelchair stolen from Lexington driveway Video included

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A woman's Jeep was stolen from her driveway in Lexington on Monday, but she says what was inside the Jeep was far more valuable. 

Trump suggests Singapore summit with North Korea could be delayed

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President Trump is meeting with South Korea's president at the White House on Tuesday.

Jefferson Circuit judge reprimanded after actions in murder case

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A judicial conduct commission says it identified at least 29 instances of judicial ethics violations.

Voters head to the polls for Kentucky's primary Election Day Video included

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The new voting equipment in Jefferson County, and the number of voters expected.

Officials respond after chemical spills into southern Indiana creek Video included

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Authorities say the chemical spill was contained, and there was no threat to human life.

UPDATE: 4 teens arrested in death of Maryland police officer

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Baltimore County's public safety department says the teens are suspects in other crimes committed in the area.

POLICE: Louisville woman awoke to man sexually fondling her in her home Video included

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Police say she screamed -- and he ran.

Louisville's resident royal cake maker shares rarely seen video of experience

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Chef David Dodd with Sullivan University designed and created the cake for Princess Anne's 1973 wedding. He's sharing rarely seen video of the process with WDRB.

LMPD arrests mother for allegedly assaulting several JCPS teachers Video included

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According to an arrest warrant, the incident happened on April 26, 2018 at duPont Manual High School

Motorcyclist killed in crash on Fern Valley Road Video included

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Police say the man on the motorcycle was going east on Fern Valley when he lost control and hit a curb. 

13-year-old girl killed in hit-and-run crash in west Louisville Video included

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LMPD said the girl was rushed to Norton Children's Hospital around 10 p.m., where she died.
 

Instagram posts help lead Louisville detectives to serial graffiti suspect Video included

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Michael Amsler has a long criminal history, including arrests in 2011 for stealing wallets from a church and an incident in 2014 where he was tazed by police.

3 things to remember before you vote in Tuesday's Kentucky primary election Video included

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Voters will head to the polls on Tuesday for Kentucky's primary election, and voters in Jefferson County can expect to use new technology. 

Bullitt County School superintendent wants district to pay for students' school supplies Video included

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More than 9,000 students will have their required supply lists paid for by the school district if the superintendent gets his way. 

Study lists 5 options for future of LMPD headquarters and Fiscal Court building Video included

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The study outlines five different options for LMPD headquarters and the Fiscal Court building which both sit near the intersection of Seventh and Jefferson Streets.

88-year-old Georgia man born in a Louisville-area orphanage searching for possible twin brother

Photo courtesy Beau Cabell, The Macon Telegraph. Photo courtesy Beau Cabell, The Macon Telegraph.
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An 88-year-old Hospice patient in Georgia named Tom Howard was baptized earlier this month. But there's a twist to an otherwise feel-good story: the man is from Kentucky, one of 19 siblings and has never met a single one of them. 

Temporary FEMA center opens in New Albany to help flood victims Video included

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A temporary FEMA disaster recovery center opened up Monday in New Albany to help families and business owners recover from February’s flooding. 

River Ridge donates 105 acres in Jeffersonville for new Chapel Lake Park Video included

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The property is valued at $1.4 million, but River Ridge officials said they can’t use the land to build because the hills are also wetlands.

JCPS records show 4 bus drivers cited for traffic violations Video included

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WDRB dug through JCPS records to see if any of the bus drivers in our previous stories were cited for speeding or other misconduct.

'WWE SmackDown Live' to begin airing on Fox under new agreement

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Sources say the deal will start in October of 2019.

Jeffersonville breaks ground on $3 million road project Video included

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Actual construction on the road project is expected to begin in a week or two.

BOZICH | Louisville king-sized underdog to Alabama as Week One spreads are posted

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Point spreads for the opening weekend of college football were posted today. Good news for Kentucky, Indiana and Purdue. Bad news for Western Kentucky and Louisville

End-of-year layoffs hit 224 at JCPS

Results of the audit are expected by the end of the month. Results of the audit are expected by the end of the month.
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Of that number, 205 are either the result of layoffs or overstaffing, a process in which their classes are cut because of factors like declining student enrollment and programming changes.

Tall grass at Tyler Park threatens field day for Louisville students Video included

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Parents, teachers and some older students took the problem into their own hands.

Ky. primary may reveal if teacher protests translate into power at polls Video included

The Kentucky primary is May 22, 2018. The Kentucky primary is May 22, 2018.
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Kentucky voters have some important decisions ones to make in Tuesday’s primary.

LMPD: Suspect shouted 'I'll blow you all up' during bank robbery

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He left the bank after hold up alarms were activated, police say.

Gas station employee accused of shooting customer released on home incarceration Video included

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The victim is reportedly in critical condition.

More than 100 killed in Cuba plane crash, state media reports Video included

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More than 100 people are believed dead Friday after a Cubana de Aviacion Boeing 737-200 crashed on takeoff from Havana's Jose Marti International Airport, according to Cuba's state-run media.

Texas school shooting | 10 dead, 10 injured, explosives found, suspect identified

Texas high school shooting suspect Dimitrios Pagourtzi Texas high school shooting suspect Dimitrios Pagourtzi
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Gov. Greg Abbott said the shooting suspect used a shotgun and a .38-revolver that both belonged to his father.  

Convicted New Albany killer wants to change his name despite objections from victim's family Video included

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Jeramy Heavrin was convicted in 1995. Now he said he can't get a job because of his past.

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