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US cites preparations for chemical weapons attack in Syria

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The White House issued a stern warning to Syrian President Bashar Assad on Monday night as it claimed "potential" evidence that Syria was preparing for another chemical weapons attack.

LMPD and Mayor Fischer stress importance of anonymous tip line in solving crimes

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Louisville Metro Police and Mayor Greg Fischer are pushing the use of the anonymous tip line to help solve crimes.

Former U of L basketball player Luke Whitehead presents personalized jersey to family of Dequante Hobbs Jr.

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The University of Louisville honored a 7-year-old boy who was killed by a stray bullet while sitting in his home. 

Metro Council group crafting anti-harassment policy to 'foster respect'

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The Anti-Harassment Policy Work Group met Tuesday to discuss two ordinances designed to create a reporting procedure for harassment allegations.

Families of suspect and victim tell different stories after 14-year-old Louisville girl stabbed to death Video included

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Was it self-defense or murder? Two families are telling very different stories about what happened at a Louisville gas station.  

LG&E close to finishing $300 million natural gas pipeline project that started 20 years ago

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After more than 20 years, LG&E is finishing one of its largest natural gas projects in Louisville.

UPDATE: Lockdown lifted at Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama after reports of possible active shooter Video included

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Officials say no injuries were reported.

Gov. Matt Bevin publicly signs bill allowing Kentucky's public schools to teach the Bible Video included

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The bill allows school districts to offer an elective course on the Bible.

Muhammad Ali, Hank Aaron honored in art exhibit at Louisville Slugger Museum Video included

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Although towering giants in vastly different fields -- boxing and baseball -- Ali and Aaron both also played a pivotal role in the fight for civil rights.

Snapchat's new location feature raises privacy concerns for some parents Video included

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Parents are being warned that an update to the popular app Snapchat could put your child in danger. 

Suspect posts on Snapchat during high-speed police pursuit in boat on Lake Cumberland Video included

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Police arrested a man over the weekend after he allegedly led officers on a high-speed boat chase for more than an hour on Lake Cumberland.

9-year-old Indiana boy shot to death while playing with unsecured gun Video included

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Police say the gun's owner is a 27-year-old man who is related to one of the children.

Lacking votes, Senate GOP delay health care vote

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Sources tell the Associated Press that Senate Republican leaders have abruptly delayed the vote on their health care bill until after the July 4th recess.

BOZICH | Former Hoosiers, Wildcats soar, score at NBA Awards night

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Three former Indiana University stars and two former Kentucky Wildcats were honored during NBA Awards Night Monday. 

UPDATE: Coroner releases name of 14-year-old girl stabbed to death near Speedway gas station Video included

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A 19-year-old woman is charged with the murder of a 14-year-old girl.

Louisville credit union employee accused of stealing thousands

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Authorities say the crime was captured on surveillance video.

KY. DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE: There are no bull sharks in Kentucky Lake

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Despite what you may have read on Twitter or seen dropping through your Facebook feed, there are no bull sharks in Kentucky Lake.

City considering 4 proposals to develop vacant property in west Louisville

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Several organizations have submitted suggestions for turning vacant property in west Louisville into something productive.

Nearly one overdose death per day in Louisville, state report finds Video included

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The synthetic opioid fentanyl was linked to roughly two-thirds of the city's fatal overdoses last year.

UPDATE: Police identify man killed in crash on I-65, near Seymour, Indiana Video included

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It happened about 12:45 Tuesday morning near Seymour, just north of exit 50, and the road reopened around 7 a.m.

UPDATE: Owensboro man found lying in a pool of blood in his own home dies from his injuries Video included

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Police have also identified the victim.

Reward of up to $10,000 being offered for information in PRP gun store burglary Video included

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A reward of up to $10,000 has been offered for information leading to an arrest for the theft of several firearms from J&M Pawn.

Elizabethtown mom charged with DUI after driving into floodwater with 4-year-old daughter in car Video included

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An Elizabethtown woman and her young daughter had to be rescued after police said she drove into floodwaters while she was heavily intoxicated. 

POLICE: Louisville man hired hitman to commit murder in Florida Video included

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Police arrested the suspect on Monday.

JCPS to consider proposal for 'Males of Color' Academy Video included

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The meeting starts at 7 o'clock tonight at the Van Hoose Education Center on Newburg Road. 

Panasonic releasing clothes hanger that rids fabrics of unwanted odor

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Panasonic says it's releasing a clothes hanger that will suppress odors on fabric.

Louisville-area kids may have been exposed to rabies Video included

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The Louisville Department of Public Health and Wellness is looking for Louisville metro residents who came into contact with bats that may have rabies.

City of Jeffersonville working toward $1.8 million Nachand Fieldhouse restoration project Video included

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It will be a costly effort to restore Jeffersonville's most historic building, the Nachand Fieldhouse. But with a $1.8 million price tag, city leaders think they can save the 80-year-old building. 

Amid California AG's travel ban, LGBT advocates and tourism officials defend Louisville's equality record Video included

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Louisville Mayor Greg Fisher is asking California’s attorney general for a reprieve regarding a recent state-funded travel ban.

New interim superintendent for New Albany Floyd County Schools striving for 'business as usual'

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The new interim superintendent of New Albany Floyd County Schools is busy preparing for a new school year. 

4 groups competing to spend millions and build on vacant lot in west Louisville Video included

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A competition is underway for a chance to spend millions of dollars and build on vacant land at 28th Street and Muhammad Ali Boulevard in west Louisville.

Commission meets for first time to identify at-risk sewage treatment plants in Kentucky Video included

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For two years, WDRB has reported about sewage being dumped into a Bullitt County creek. Now the state is stepping in to fix that problem -- and identify others.

Louisville entrepreneur opens cereal restaurant on Baxter Avenue Video included

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Louisville's first all-day cereal cafe is opening soon on Baxter Avenue.

BOZICH | Monday Muse: Lottery picks do not equal NCAA titles; Musburger high on UK football

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Is putting three players in NBA Draft Lottery but not winning NCAA title a reason for John Calipari to beam or blush? Brent Musberger is bullish on UK football. Illinois offers a 10-year-old.

Sen. Rand Paul says Senate bill does not fix health care Video included

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Senator Rand Paul visited Louisville on Monday to tour the Siemens manufacturing plant, but much of the focus was on the Senate effort to repeal and replace Obamacare. 

Indiana water park says it's 'profoundly sorry' for chemical burns

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The park says it now knows what happened.

Author and former 'Glee' actor Chris Colfer to appear in Louisville

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He will visit the Youth Performing Arts School next month.

Indiana college holds naloxone training Video included

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The event was part of a partnership with a group called Guido's Purple Shamrock, which is dedicated to raising awareness about the opioid epidemic.

Kentucky appeals court clears LMPD officer accused by judge of giving 'false' testimony

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"It's been extremely frustrating the last few years," Louisville Metro Police Officer Jeff Eberenz said Monday. "I'm extremely happy the record has been set straight."

Police: Girl's actions caused her to fall from NY park ride

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As authorities tried to determine exactly how a 14-year-old Delaware girl managed to fall from a New York amusement park ride, one industry expert said even the strictest safety guidelines won't prevent accidents if customers don't follow the rules.

Mayor Fischer asks California's AG to exempt Louisville from latest travel ban Video included

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Last week, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra blocked state-funded travel to Kentucky, Texas, Alabama, and South Dakota in response to what he considers anti-LGBT-rights laws enacted this year.

Investigation underway in Hart County after fatal stabbing

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An autopsy is scheduled for Monday at the Medical Examiner's Office in Louisville.

Prepaid RiverLink transponders start hitting store shelves in Louisville Video included

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Kentucky and Indiana agreed on a retail effort in spring 2015 as part of a plan meant to ease the burden of Ohio River bridge tolls on low-income drivers and minority communities.

Chef Edward Lee opening second Succotash restaurant in Washington, D.C. Video included

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The concept is already a hit in the National Harbor area of Baltimore, Maryland.

Two women in court after fatal home invasion in Russell neighborhood Video included

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Two women charged in a robbery that turned fatal in the Russell neighborhood last Friday pleaded not guilty in court Monday. 

Elizabethtown Police chief retiring, replacement named Video included

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Chief Tracy Schiller is retiring September 1st, and Mayor Edna has already chosen his replacement. 

Supreme Court to rule on wedding cake case pitting religion against gay rights

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The case involves a Colorado bakery and a same-sex couple planning a wedding.

U.S. Supreme Court wraps up term with big cases, possible retirement

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The two major rulings expected, and the one justice that could depart the high court. 

Wanted Kentucky attorney says he fled the country Video included

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Eric Conn reportedly flew to a country that does not have an extradition agreement with the U.S.

Work on Sherman Minton Bridge could cause delays Video included

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Crews with the Indiana Department of Transportation will be reinforcing several beams this week.

Benefit held for Louisville paramedic's 19-month-old son as they prepare for his 13th surgery Video included

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A Louisville toddler, just 19 months old, is about to have his 13th surgery. Allison Schweitzer is a paramedic with Louisville Metro EMS and has been on medical leave for seven months to watch after her 19-month-old son Oakley. 

Man catches teen falling from park ride: 'It's OK to let go' Video included

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A man who said he heard a girl screaming for help from an amusement park ride said he couldn't let her die. 

IMAGES: Kids fighting cancer treated to party before heading to camp Video included

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The kids will spend a week having fun and participating in different camp activities.

Louisville Metro Corrections officer shot at home in Clarksville Video included

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Officials have not released the names of the suspect or the victim.

SUNDAY EDITION | A career ‘fixer,’ Greg Postel takes on biggest job yet at University of Louisville Video included

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Dr. Gregory Postel thought he would practice medicine his whole career. Instead, he's been thrust into one leadership role after another over 23 years at the University of Louisville. 

Music lovers gather for Louisville Music Collector's Convention Video included

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The convention was a music show, as well as a place to sell the collectibles.

Vigil held to honor 17-year-old North Hardin High School student after swimming accident

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Elijah Thornton was swimming with a group of people Thursday in heavy rain when he went under and never resurfaced

Scholarship created in memory of Louisville 7-year-old shot by stray bullet Video included

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The scholarship in Dequante Hobbs' name will be for underprivileged children. 

Former U of L basketball star, current NBA player Montrezl Harrell to play in 2017 Dirt Bowl

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The game has a scheduled start time of 6:45 p.m.

Tips to stay sun smart this summer Video included

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Skin cancer rates are on the rise, especially for melanoma and especially for young people. Dr. Jae Jung, a dermatologist with Norton Hospital, shared some tips to stay safe in the sun this summer.

Victim shot, killed during Russell neighborhood robbery identified, 2 suspects in custody Video included

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MetroSafe said it happened just after 5:30 p.m. in the 2400 block of West Jefferson Street.

PRP couple celebrates 65th wedding anniversary Video included

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A couple in Pleasure Ridge Park celebrates 65 years of marriage. WDRB learns about their love story and the secret to a long and happy marriage.

24-year-old man shot outside home in Hurstbourne identified Video included

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The case remains under investigation by LMPD's Homicide Unit.

Benefit poker run held to benefit daughter of motorcyclist killed in crash Video included

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Friends and family took part in a poker run at CC Power Sports in Shepherdsville to remember 32-year-old Aaron Jennette.

Cleanup underway after tornado moves through LaRue, Marion counties Video included

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The National Weather Service has determined an EF-1 tornado moved through the area Friday. 

Dozens of Louisville kids surprised with new beds as part of "Hope to Dream" event Video included

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In addition to the new beds, the kids were treated to breakfast and a tour of Slugger Field, including the field and home plate.

Evander Holyfield's Real Deal Championship Boxing Series debuts at Freedom Hall Video included

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All eyes were on the ring Saturday as boxing's brightest stars and hopefuls took to the ring in Louisville.

Judge Mathis stops in Louisville to talk respect at 'I am Ali' festival Video included

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The popular television judge was once involved with gangs, dropped out of school and spent time behind bars before turning his life around. He came into town to speak about respect and conviction.

Tribute marks 14th birthday of girl slain near Indiana trail Video included

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A group of family and friends gathered to release a lantern balloon on the 14th birthday of one of the two northern Indiana girls who were killed four months ago while out spending the day on a hiking trail.

Authorities identify three Louisville residents killed in head-on crash in Ohio Video included

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Authorities have identified three Louisville residents who died in a head-on collision Friday with a tractor-trailer rig in Sandusky County, Ohio. 

All Louisville first responders learning SWAT techniques in order to be prepared for anything Video included

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Mass shootings have become increasingly more common across the United States, putting not only law enforcement but first responders in the crosshairs. 

Depp's 'assassin' comments the latest in celebrity anger Video included

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Johnny Depp wants to know the last time an actor assassinated a president.

LMPD investigating fatal shooting in Pleasure Ridge Park Video included

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Supervisors at MetroSafe tell WDRB a call came in at 6:46 a.m. Saturday.

Jennifer Lawrence to get star on Hollywood Walk of Fame Video included

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The actors and performers joining her in receiving the honor in the 2018 class. 

For the fourth time, small Kentucky town elects a dog as mayor Video included

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After pledging to sniff out the community's problems, with a little help from her best friend, Brynneth Pawltro won the election a few months back. 

Recovery advocates worry opioid epidemic will get worse under McConnell's health care bill Video included

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In 2015, Kentucky saw 1,273 people died from the opioid epidemic. 

Loved ones remember 17-year-old Radcliff drowning victim

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The 17-year-old's body was pulled from a pond in Radcliff on Thursday, two hours after rescue teams began the search. 

Hundreds of vacant and abandoned properties in Louisville could soon get makeover

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On Thursday, Metro Council voted to pass a tax delinquency diversion program. The program allows the city to purchase tax liens on vacant properties.

RiverLink call centers make 'significant improvement' after rocky start, report says Video included

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An internal report from RiverLink's operator shows an increase in the rate of calls answered and those picked up within a 30-second goal.

UPDATE | 58-year-old homeless man shot and killed in Parkland neighborhood Video included

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Homicide detectives are investigating after a man was found shot to death Thursday night in an alley in the Parkland neighborhood.

Thousands of students from across the country come to Louisville for SkillsUSA competition Video included

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Thousands of students are packing Freedom Hall on Friday night to hear who won competitions at SkillsUSA.

Metro Corrections Director Mark Bolton taking indefinite leave of absence due to chronic knee pain Video included

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Metro Corrections Director Mark Bolton is taking an indefinite leave of absence for medical reasons. 

Critics say Gov. Bevin's emergency regulations designed to shut down abortion clinics Video included

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The Bevin administration said the regulations are needed to minimize risks in an emergency. But an attorney for Kentucky's only abortion clinic said it is aimed at shutting it down.

Woman sues Bullitt County over 'illegal' strip searches at Bullitt County jail Video included

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Her attorney says she had enough money to make bond, and wouldn't be housed in the jail, but was strip searched anyway.

Former LaRue County girls basketball coach pleads guilty to sexual misconduct Video included

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He was accused of taking a 14-year-old female player into the boys' locker room last year and inappropriately touching her. 

LMPD searching for more possible victims of man arrested for assaults near U of L Video included

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Police believe 48-year-old Darryl Collier is the man who robbed, assaulted and threatened two women. 

IMAGES | Evander Holyfield surprises cancer patients at Norton Children's Hospital

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The hospital tweeted pictures of Holyfield posing with children at its Addison Jo Blair Care Center.

Military jet practicing for Dayton air show involved in accident

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Staff Sgt. Tabatha McCarthy with the Air Force Thunderbirds public relations office says There was a "mishap" while a plane was on the ground. She had no other information.

IMAGES: June 23rd is National Take Your Dog to Work Day

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The new survey that shows pet-friendly workplaces make people happy, relaxed and sociable.

Authorities identify suspect accused of shooting officer in the foot

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Dimitri Harris was taken into custody Thursday afternoon.

California's AG bans state-funded travel to 4 states -- including Kentucky -- over laws he says are anti-LGBT

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California's attorney general is coming down hard on several states, including Kentucky. 

City councilman in Ohio asks if it's possible to stop responding to overdoses

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The frustration over the cost of EMS runs and the use of naloxone.

CRAWFORD | Louisville CWS game scores ratings upset over NBA Draft in Louisville market

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The University of Louisville baseball team lost to TCU 4-3 Thursday night to end its College World Series run. But in another sense, the Cardinals pulled the biggest upset of the night.

Rescue teams pull teenager's body from Radcliff pond after apparent drowning Video included

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A 17-year-old is dead after police say he drowned in a pond in Radcliff Thursday evening. 

BOZICH | U of L's Mitchell, IU's Anunoby join UK Big 3 in NBA first round

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De'Aaron Fox was the 21st Kentucky player coached by John Calipari taken in the first round of the NBA Draft -- and the number should swell to 22 (Malik Monk) and 23 (Bam Adebayo).

Bill Cosby plans sexual assault awareness town halls

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Cosby's sexual assault trial ended in a mistrial earlier this month because the jury couldn't come to a unanimous verdict.

CRAWFORD | Frustrated Cardinals fall to TCU 4-3, eliminated from College World Series

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The University of Louisville baseball team lost its coach in the eighth inning, and the game 4-3 to TCU, to depart from this season's College World Series.

Metro Council approves $849 million budget focused on road repairs and public safety Video included

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Louisville Metro Council approved a $849 million budget Thursday night focused on road repairs, public safety and affordable housing. 

With new Portland headquarters, Interapt wants to bring brightest tech minds to west Louisville Video included

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A Louisville company is gaining global attention because of what it's been able to accomplish by breaking the mold.

CRAWFORD | Louisville's fastest man, Jaire Alexander, says Cards "will be better"

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Heisman Trophy winner Lamar Jackson wasn't the only Louisville player to have a sensational sophomore season. Now cornerback Jaire Alexander says he thinks even better things are ahead for the Cardinals.

LMPD identifies officer shot while chasing suspect Wednesday night Video included

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LMPD has identified the officer shot in the foot Wednesday night after chasing a suspect. 

1 month after his death, family of murdered 7-year-old boy pleads for 'peace and justice' Video included

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It's now been one month since a 7-year-old Louisville boy was shot and killed by a stray bullet.

Kentucky senators on forefront of GOP healthcare fight Video included

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Thursday was the Senate's turn to release its plan to replace Obamacare. 

Tensions run high as sexual harassment allegations arise at Majority Caucus meeting Video included

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Louisville Metro council member Jessica Green broke down Thursday in the Majority Caucus meeting when addressing the sexual harassment allegations she made against fellow councilman Dan Johnson.

Jeffersonville church offers fresh produce on income-based scale

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A Jeffersonville church is offering up something in addition to religion.

Traffic light coming to La Grange intersection prone to frequent wrecks

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After years of back-and-forth and debate, a busy intersection in La Grange is getting a traffic light.

Two arrested after Owensboro man discovered in pool of blood at his own home Video included

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Police say he's sustained several facial fractures and is suffering from a brain bleed. 

IMAGES | Suspect in custody after LMPD officer shot in foot Video included

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A man accused of shooting an LMPD officer in the foot in the Buechel neighborhood Wednesday night is now in custody. 

New dance bar opens in troubled Cahoots location on Bardstown Road Video included

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A Highlands bar that closed after reported fights and complaints of drug use has new owners, a new name and a new reputation.

IMAGES | Thousands of beer drinkers converging on Waterfront Park for Saturday's Kentucky Craft Bash Video included

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The largest gathering of Kentucky beer is happening Saturday at Waterfront Park.

Evander Holyfield talks Ali and Saturday night fights with WDRB

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On Saturday, Evander Holyfield is holding his inaugural boxing event in Louisville.

Suspected serial rapists wanted out of Milwaukee arrested in Louisville Video included

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A prosecutor with the County Attorney's Office called them men "suspected serial rapists."

Survey: Less than half of JCPS teachers, principals have faith in current district leadership

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For the second straight year, fewer JCPS employees reported they were less confident in the leadership of Superintendent Donna Hargens and in the district’s ability to manage money efficiently, according to new survey results.

BOZICH | Mitchell, Fox, Monk, Bam, OG NBA Draft projections

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Five guys who played at Louisville (Donovan Mitchell), Kentucky (Malik Monk, De'Aaron Fox, Bam Adebayo) and Indiana (OG Anunoby) should be taken in Round One of the NBA Draft.

Rand Paul and 3 Republican Senators oppose GOP health care bill; passage in doubt Video included

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After weeks of closed-door meetings that angered Democrats and some Republicans, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell., released the proposal Thursday.

University of Louisville Foundation fires former Ramsey aide Kathleen Smith

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The University of Louisville Foundation fired Kathleen Smith, the longtime top aide to former U of L and foundation president James Ramsey, effective Thursday.

Police identify man who died after car crash in La Grange

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That man has been identified as 75-year-old John O. McGohon, according to La Grange Police.

POLICE: Lexington brothers drugged, raped the same woman Video included

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The victim said one of the brothers remarked that she would never remember the crime -- but she did.

Trump tweets he 'did not make' and does 'not have' recordings of conversations

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The deadline given to lawyers for President Donald Trump to answer whether he had tapes of conversations with former FBI director James Comey.

LETTER: Rick Pitino asks supporters to 'keep your spirits high' for NCAA appeal Video included

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In the letter, he references a "heavy price" he himself paid for "improper things" he did over 12 years ago...

'Kindergarten Countdown' offers checklist to get students ready to learn Video included

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The ten step plan to help families before the first day of school.  

PSC approves revised rate hike for KU, LG&E starting July 1st Video included

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How much more the average customer will pay each month.    

CRAWFORD | Behanan's 2012 Final Four ring again up for auction Video included

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Four years after it first showed up in an online auction and subsequently was reported stolen, a Final Four ring given to Louisville player Chane Behanan after the Cardinals' 2012 Final Four run is again up for bid.

Police say Louisville man critically injured after violent confrontation with cousin Video included

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Police say it happened at the victim's apartment in early June.

Georgia inmates who helped save guard to have sentences reduced

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The amount of time each could have trimmed from their time behind bars. 

Louisville man accused of sexually assaulting and robbing woman near University of Louisville Video included

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Police say it started when he asked the college-age woman if she had any money.

A year after their death, family remembers 2 cousins shot and killed in south Louisville Video included

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It's been one year since a quadruple shooting near Churchill Downs killed two people and injured two more. 

Kentucky businesses urged to prepare for influx of solar eclipse visitors

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The August 21st eclipse is expected to impact deliveries of food and fuel. 

Tropical Storm Cindy makes landfall

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The storm has already been blamed for one death.

Britain's Prince Philip released from hospital after treatment for infection

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Prince Philip was admitted on Wednesday.

Silver Alert canceled for 63-year-old Indiana man

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As of 3 a.m. on Thursday, June 22, the Carmel Police Department canceled the silver alert.

New ordinance restricts use of fireworks in Elizabethtown to 6 days a year

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Fireworks are already on sale, but you'll get cited if you launch any right now in Elizabethtown.

Protesters call hog wrestling competition 'animal cruelty,' while fair says no animals are harmed Video included

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Six protesters called for the hog wrestling competition to be removed from the line up of the Harrison County Fair.

Overturned semi closes all lanes of ramp in Spaghetti Junction

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An overturned semi-truck has closed all lanes of the ramp from I-71 South to I-65 South on Wednesday evening.

Organization visits Beecher Terrace housing complex to keep neighborhood cats in check Video included

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Organizers spend time in targeted neighborhoods to trap unowned cats.

Councilwoman Angela Leet hires security guard after Johnson's threat of legal action Video included

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A spokesman has confirmed that Metro Councilwoman Angela Leet has hired a security guard following several recent incidents and a threat of legal action from Councilman Dan Johnson. 

Evander Holyfield appears in Louisville to support boxers for upcoming event Video included

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Several boxers were throwing blows at Fourth Street Live! on Wednesday in preparation for the Real Deal Championship Boxing series with Evander Holyfield.

YouTube star fights symptoms of autism on Kentucky Kingdom rides Video included

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Logan's journey riding all of this country's biggest rides is now documented on a YouTube channel called "Koaster Kids." 

VIDEO | Siva and Behanan say NCAA ruling on sex scandal wasn't 'fair' to U of L Video included

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Peyton Siva was a captain of the University of Louisville’s 2013 NCAA championship team. Chane Behanan was a key ingredient in the championship, with 24 points and 17 rebounds in the second halves of the Cardinals two Final Four victories.

Metro Council to vote on amended city budget Thursday night

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Louisville Metro Council will vote Thursday night on a budget that shifts $13.4 million from Mayor Greg Fischer’s proposed budget.

75-year-old man dies after crash Wednesday in La Grange

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One man died in a crash Wednesday afternoon in La Grange.

Innovative Georgetown subdivision to include 40 acres of green space Video included

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Twenty-five percent of the Knob Hill development, the largest subdivision in Floyd County, will soon be green space. 

Louisville lawmaker sponsoring bill to legalize marijuana for people who are dying

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As more states continue to legalize the use of marijuana for medical purposes, at least one lawmaker wants Kentucky to follow suit. 

NO TRUE BILL: Grand jury clears Louisville Metro Council President David Yates on assault charge Video included

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A grand jury Wednesday chose not to indict Louisville Metro Council President David Yates on a felony assault charge stemming from an incident at a University of Louisville football game in November.

Northern Indiana water park shut down after kids sustain chemical burns

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The head of the Porter Health Department is calling the park "a disaster."

Louisville singing group Linkin' Bridge to perform National Anthem at Kentucky Speedway Video included

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The group announced the performance Tuesday on its Facebook page.

Shepherdsville man dies after crashing on Interstate 71 in Oldham County Video included

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A Shepherdsville man has died after crashing his car on Interstate 71 in Oldham County Tuesday evening. 

Mount Washington teen killed in Shelby County crash Video included

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Police have not said what caused the crash and it remains under investigation.

Michigan airport evacuated after police officer injured

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Officials say the airport in Flint, Michigan, has been evacuated after a police officer was injured.

Operation White Flag Day may be declared for Louisville's homeless population Video included

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Operation White Flag is funded by Metro Government, but those funds aren't always enough.

GE Appliances CEO Chip Blankenship resigns Video included

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GE Appliances CEO Chip Blankenship has resigned after nearly six years leading the Louisville-based company.

Louisville man accused of helping rob south Louisville smoker's outlet Video included

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Police say he acted as a lookout while his accomplices robbed the store.

Central Indiana couple arrested after newborn found with multiple fractures

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The initial charges filed in Madison County against the parents. 

FBI: Gunman acted alone in shooting of congressman

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Investigators say there was no connection to terrorism. 

Pair arrested in Columbus, Ind. after police find meth and thousands in stolen property Video included

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According to investigators, troopers stayed at the scene for more than 24 hours as hundreds of stolen items were collected and victims were contacted to identify and claim the items.

Shepherdsville man facing misdemeanor charge after pigs die in vehicle Video included

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The suspect allegedly threw the pigs out the window when he realized they were dead.

POLICE: 34-year-old Louisville man accused of following 16-year-old girl against parents' wishes

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According to an arrest warrant, he even showed up at the girl's school three times in an attempt to see her.

Clarksville asking people to come forward if they have ancestors buried near road-widening project Video included

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Clarksville Town Manager Kevin Baity is asking anyone to come forward who has an ancestor buried at the Stewart Emery Cemetery on Blackison Mill Road.

LMPD searching for Louisville man missing since leaving for Bonnaroo 2 weeks ago Video included

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LMPD is asking for the public's help in locating a Louisville man who  reportedly went missing on his way to the Bonnaroo Music Festival.

LMPD Narcotics Unit seizes 3 kilos of suspected heroin from Highlands home Video included

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Police say the bust is part of an ongoing investigation. 

Uber CEO resigns

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Travis Kalanick has resigned under pressure from investors at a pivotal time for the company.

West Clark Community Schools says it needs to borrow $95 million for building repairs Video included

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Teachers say their buildings are falling apart, so West Clark Community School district said it needs to borrow $95 million to fix them.

Blind JCPS third grader wins National Braille Challenge in Los Angeles Video included

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A JCPS third grader now holds a national title after beating out 1,200 students from around the country.

Heavy fire damages 20-30 units of apartment complex in southwest Louisville Video included

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Twelve families were displaced Tuesday night when a fire broke out at the Broadleaf Apartments in southwest Louisville.

BOZICH | Louisville falls to Florida, 5-1, in College World Series

After losing to Florida Tuesday night, Louisville must win three straight games to advance in the College World Series. After losing to Florida Tuesday night, Louisville must win three straight games to advance in the College World Series.
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Louisville faces an elimination game against TCU Thursday night after the Cardinals were beaten by Florida in the College World Series. 

Sheriff's office gun range planned for area near Parklands of Floyds Fork worrying nearby residents Video included

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The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office said it wants to build an outdoor gun range in the southeastern part of the county, but residents in the area say it’s the wrong area for one.

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