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POLICE: Louisville man hid gun in 15-year-old's backpack so he could attend anti-violence rally

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Police say 24-year-old Stephen E. Bowen, Jr. wasn't even supposed to have a gun in the first place...

Police searching for missing woman, family pleading for help Video included

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Police even searched a Heritage Creek home for hours on Wednesday looking for clues.

Police looking for suspects after Jeffersontown Hardee's robbed Video included

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Jeffersontown police are investigating after a robbery at the Hardee's in the 9500 block of Taylorsville Road near Patti Lane.

DYCHE | Republican Governor's race is urban vs. rural

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Many Republicans will base their vote on which man stands the best chance of beating Jack Conway, the likely Democratic nominee. Some may even consider which candidate would make the best governor.

Changes coming to Watterson/ U.S. 42 Interchange Video included

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The project also includes widening I-264 to three lanes in each direction between Westport Road and Interstate 71. 

Holiday World unveils park's first major steel roller coaster Video included

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A computer-generated video showed the unfurling of what would be Holiday World’s first major steel coaster. The wing coaster extends two sets of seats off the sides of the tracks. 

Louisville Metro Council approves pedestrian safety measures and fiber Internet contracts

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Council approves high speed internet franchises and grant for pedestrian and bicyclist safety.

New program through Free Public Library offers coding skills Video included

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Anyone with a library card can use the new service called Treehouse. It teaches people how to code, which could also open the door to hundreds of high-paying jobs.

Bike lanes slated for popular U of L street Video included

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Fourth Street between Cardinal Boulevard and Industry Road will get bike lanes in both directions.

Stumbo says tweet about getting thrown out of White House was a joke Video included

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Kentucky House Speaker says meeting about coal did get heated, but he wasn't physically removed from the building.

Bullitt County authorities accuse pair of force-feeding hot sauce and vinegar to 4-year-old girl Video included

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According to court documents, James Ford would actually do the force-feeding, and Brittany Herbst -- the child's mother -- would help.

Hammond's defense attorneys file third motion to dismiss murder case Video included

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On Thursday defense attorneys for murder defendant Dejuan Hammond filed a third motion to dismiss the case based on "intentional misconduct" by prosecutors.

Former Courier-Journal exec acknowledges job opportunity on second day of civil trial

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But Mike Huott said the job as circulation director at the Sarasota newspaper would have paid him far less than the $325,000 he had been making at the Courier and would be an hour-and-a-half-long drive from a home he has in Florida.

UPDATE: 1 dead, 9 hurt in wreck on I-71 South near Crestwood Video included

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Police say a van slammed into the back of a tractor-trailer around 9 o'clock Thursday.

Jefferson County Attorney's Office brings in the dogs

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Prosecutors plan to use the WAGS program to help children who are victims of crimes.

Two Prospect police officers hurt in crash on U.S. 42 near Prospect city hall Video included

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The officers were involved in a collision with a pickup truck, said Jefferson County Sheriff's Dept. Lt. Col. Carl Yates. No injuries were life threatening. 

Jobs the focus of latest ads in U.S. Senate race Video included

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A Grimes ad features an unemployed miner, even as McConnell highlights a Louisville manufacturer.

Jet with 116 aboard 'probably crashed' in Mali

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France's foreign minister says no wreckage had been found, but that the plane "probably crashed."

BOZICH | Spalding a solid fit at Louisville? Three votes Yes

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Rick Pitino can't talk about Raymond Spalding's commitment to the University of Louisville but three other coaches discussed the decision by the Trinity star.

Stolen grocery carts equal stolen dollars for Louisville stores Video included

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Hundreds of stolen grocery carts are ending up in scrap yards around Louisville. It's an expensive problem that you end up paying for on your grocery bill.

Local vendors vie for vacancy after hot dog stand owner charged with murder Video included

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It's hot dog wars in Louisville as local vendors try to stake their claim on one of the most lucrative corners in town.

GE Micro-factory to spur innovation through U of L Video included

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GE and U of L are spending a couple of million dollars to build the micro-factory named FirstBuild on U of L's campus. 

Louisville water quality praised in latest report Video included

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A report says Louisville's water consistently exceeds state and federal water quality standards set by the EPA.

New study says phone "distractions" may increase productivity Video included

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According to researchers at Kansas State University, playing on your phone at work helps make you more productive.

Family asks for help after Pit bull puppy stolen from backyard Video included

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Charles Clay and his wife are looking for their pit bull Storm, who is only six months old.

Woman killed after collision sends SUV into pond in Jennings County, Ind.

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Two Indiana State Troopers went into the pond, pulled Shelton from her seat belt to the surface and performed CPR. 

STUDY: Louisville third most unhappy city in U.S.

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It may be "Possibility City" but apparently Louisville is also an unhappy city. 

GM profit 2Q falls 85 pct. on recall costs Video included

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Recall expenses chopped $1.5 billion from General Motors' bottom line in the second quarter, as it added up the costs of repairs for nearly 30 million cars and set aside funds to compensate victims of small-car crashes.

WEIRD ALERT: Suspects disrobe before robbing Florida eatery of hamburger, red peppers Video included

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Surveillance video captured images of the three men -- clad only in their underwear -- breaking into Doc's Beach House restaurant in Bonita Springs, Florida early Sunday morning.

Fort Campbell soldiers to deploy to Afghanistan

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Officials say 1,000 soldiers from the First Brigade and 900 from its Third Brigade will join more than 1,700 others from Fort Bragg in North Carolina.

City leaders want public's input on proposed bike lanes near U of L

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Metro Public Works will hold a public meeting about the changes on Wednesday, Aug. 6, at the U of L Student Recreation Center.

Graffiti: Urban art or vandalism? Video included

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For this special assignment, WDRB's Emily Mieure explored both sides of the topic, talking with a new anti-graffiti group and with one of the area's most infamous graffiti writers.

Former Courier-Journal executive: Life has been "hell" since firing

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The former high-ranking executive fought back tears on the witness stand Wednesday, saying his life has been a jobless “hell” since he was fired in 2011 at age 61. He is suing the newspaper for age discrimination.

Louisville candy maker named sponsor of the Prime Time Emmy Ball Video included

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The preparations underway at Cellar Door Chocolates.

Arizona inmate dies 2 hours after execution began

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A condemned Arizona inmate gasped for more than an hour and a half during his execution Wednesday before he died in an episode sure to add to the scrutiny surrounding the death penalty in the U.S.

CRAWFORD | UK-U of L: We're not talking about the game, we're talking about lunch

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Eric Crawford writes about the Governor's Cup Luncheon, and whether UK coach Mark Stoops' decision not to attend means anything to the future of the rivalry.

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