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Indiana police seeking suspect believed to be responsible for two robberies

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They say he is around 5'8” – 6'0”, weighs about 175-200 pounds and was wearing a Mr. Rogers T-shirt, camo shorts, camo ball cap, with short “buzzed” red hair.

New rules for hydrocodone take effect soon

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The purpose of the change is to minimize the abuse of the drug for recreational purposes, but still allow patients reasonable access to the drug. 

Water safety the number one priority for LMPD's River Patrol Unit Video included

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It isn't often you hear about the River Patrol Unit, but every day they cover more ground than you would imagine patrolling a nearly 40-mile stretch of the Ohio River.

Coroner says U of L cheerleader died of accidental overdose Video included

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Police found the body of Danielle Cogswell in an off-campus apartment on July 28.

As competition grows, Middletown resurrects Chamber of Commerce Video included

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Middletown, the fourth class city in eastern Jefferson County, wants to make sure its unique businesses survive all of the nearby new competition.

Religious leaders call for justice after baby shot Wednesday night Video included

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Community members are calling for the person or persons who fatally shot 1-year-old Ne'riah Miller to turn themselves in.

Gov. Beshear supports lifting ban on nuclear power plants in KY Video included

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The state's ban on nuclear power plants was put in place after the 1979 Three Mile Island disaster.

Nearby SWAT situation delays dismissal for two JCPS schools Video included

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Officers were called to Auburndale Avenue, near Southern Parkway, after they received a report that there was a man on a front porch, threatening to kill himself with a gun.

Urton Lane residents concerned about Ball Homes expansion Video included

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It's a quiet slice of rural farmland tucked into an area of Louisville where you'd least expect it --and neighbors in Middletown are fighting to keep it just the way it is.

Police arrest two men accused of multiple robberies in Louisville area Video included

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According to arrest reports, 27-year-old Lavarr Melton was the man who would actually enter the stores and commit the robberies, while 35-year-old Robert Short acted as the getaway driver.

Louisville recognized for efforts to get more businesses connected to the Internet

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The city is one of three winners of the national Get Your Business Online City Challenge sponsored by Google and the United States Conference of Mayors.

UPDATE: AC restored at Butler High School Video included

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The air-conditioning was restored around noon.

Hammond murder trial delayed because of witness issue Video included

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The judge in Dejuan Hammond's third murder trial granted a continuance in the case Thursday after defense attorneys asked for the trial to be delayed because of an issue with a witness.

BOZICH | The Only 10 Picks You Need To Start The College Football Season

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Which four teams make the college football playoff? Who are the three Heisman Trophy frontrunners? Which local player deserves more national love? Rick Bozich answers those questions -- and more.

U of L students and staff ditch cars to bike to school with school president Video included

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Each year, about 50 to 70 people meet at the president's home in the Cherokee Triangle, then bike to campus.

Smiling inmate accused of biting officer makes request of judge Thursday morning Video included

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According to the arrest report, Kiana Beard bit the officer very close to a major artery that, if damaged, could have caused serious issues.

Despite warning, Greenup Co. expected to stay eligible for flood insurance

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FEMA told Greenup, places in four other states, on Monday that they risk losing their ability to participate in the federal insurance program.

AMBER ALERT: Mother pleads for safe return of boy Video included

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An Indianapolis mother is pleading for the safe return of her 6-week-old son reported abducted from his father during a daylight armed attack.

POLICE: Louisville mom provided meth to teens

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A Louisville woman is facing charges after police say she provided meth to two teenage girls. 

UPDATE: Child dies after 37th & Market shootings Video included

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Police say a 1-year-old child has died as a result of a shooting.

Louisville's Metro Council investigating Animal Services dept. following dog's death

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Metro Council announced last week an investigation into what led to a dog being put to death and whether the mayor's office properly conducted an internal investigation.

Family members of injured Campbellsville firefighters address the media Video included

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Although family members declined to comment on how the accident took place, they expressed their thanks to the public for its generous outpouring of support.

BP explosion causes sulfur dioxide release

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Indiana Department of Environmental Management spokesman Dan Goldblatt says the agency is still preparing a report but the initial indication is that the release didn't cause any air quality problems.

Undersea search for Malaysian plane refined

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The investigation into how the plane came to crash cannot proceed until the wreckage and black boxes are recovered, officials said Thursday.

President Obama weighs possible actions against IS militants

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Should the United States go after militant targets in Syria?

President Obama says he will host Ukrainian president at White House next month

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President Barack Obama is blaming Russia for the escalating violence in eastern Ukraine.

Keeneland unveils new dirt track surface

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The new dirt track is now open for training, and will be featured when the fall meet begins on October 3rd.

Apple may unveil new iWatch in September

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Reports say it could debut at the same event where Apple is expected to reveal the iphone 6.

UK football launches Gameday Central website to help fans plan

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It includes information on where to park, reminders about tailgating, and maps showing pre-and post-game traffic flow.

McConnell says he won't support another government shutdown Video included

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U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell says he won't support another government shutdown if he is re-elected in November.

INVASION: Russian columns enter Ukraine; leader urges calm

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Two columns of tanks and military vehicles rolled into southeastern Ukraine from Russia on Thursday after Grad missiles were fired at a border post and Ukraine's overmatched border guards fled, a top Ukrainian official said.

Taco Bell's 'Everlasting Dollars' promotion could mean free tacos for decades Video included

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You could eat Taco Bell products for the rest of your life -- and all it could take is a dollar.

McConnell says nothing new in tape secretly recorded at strategy conference Video included

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A secret recording of Senator Mitch McConnell is the latest controversy in the campaign for U.S. Senate.

Parking meters to be enforced on Saturdays starting Sept. 6

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Parking Authority of River City (PARC) will be handing out tickets downtown, along Bardstown Road and at any meter in the city between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. starting September 6.

GOLDEN ALERT canceled after missing man located

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The subject of a Golden Alert has been found.

Indianapolis baby sought in Amber Alert

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The alert was issued from Indianapolis for statewide attention in Indiana. The child involved is one month old, police say.

Reward offered in injured Lexington dog case

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The Lexington Humane Society announced a $1,000 reward for information leading to the person or persons responsible for harming a dog in the Lexington area.

Wayside Christian Mission offers heat relief

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Volunteers with Wayside Christian Mission go out every day in the heat to pass out water bottles to people who don't want to come in.

Campbellsville band members supporting firefighters who were injured during ice bucket challenge Video included

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They've given them gifts in the hospital and will soon honor them during a football game.

Tree falls into Elizabethtown school during storm, classes canceled

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A tree fell into the Mulberry-Helm Education Center, located at 114 S. Mulberry Street.

Funeral set for Clark Co. chief deputy John Kahafer Jr.

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Funeral is scheduled for noon Friday.

Jeffersonville Marina redevelopment plans more expensive than originally planned Video included

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Moore said he wants the city of Jeffersonville to embrace the Ohio River as much as possible and the city has already seen positive effects since the Big 4 Bridge opened.

U of L opens state of the art soccer stadium Video included

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The stadium can host more than 5,000 fans and boasts a big screen.

UK to lead research into alternative energy sources to coal in KY

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The five-year research project, fueled by a federal grant, is designed to develop new and sustainable energy sources.

Indicted Clark Co. Sheriff to remain on payroll through end of year Video included

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Clark County Sheriff Danny Rodden placed himself on paid administrative leave in late July after an FBI indictment alleged he lied to federal investigators. Now taxpayers are on the hook for his salary for the rest of the year.

Louisville-based brandy company plans multi-state expansion

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The company began distilling Brandy in April.

More construction projects underway in downtown New Albany

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Restoration work is underway on the southwest corner of the intersection on three run down buildings in New Albany.

Australian driver crashes bus after smoking synthetic cannabis Video included

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The 57-year-old driver pleaded guilty to reckless driving and driving with illicit substances in his blood.

Jury selection continues in Hammond murder trial Video included

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Jury selection continues today for a man charged with killing a witness who was supposed to testify in his brother's trial.

SLIDESHOW: WDRB sacrifices Bill Lamb and the morning team in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Video included

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Their reaction to the icy water and the donations being made to the ALS Association Kentucky Chapter.

Texas dad acquitted in slaying of driver who killed sons

This undated photo provide by the Barajas family shows from left, Cindy Barajas, Jenessah Barajas, Caleb Barajas, David Barajas and David Barajas Jr. Caleb and David Jr. were killed during a Dec. 7, 2012.  (AP Photo/Courtesy Barajas Family) This undated photo provide by the Barajas family shows from left, Cindy Barajas, Jenessah Barajas, Caleb Barajas, David Barajas and David Barajas Jr. Caleb and David Jr. were killed during a Dec. 7, 2012. (AP Photo/Courtesy Barajas Family)
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A jury has acquitted a southeast Texas man of murder in the fatal shooting of a drunken driver who had just caused an accident that killed the man's two sons.

'Cops' crew member killed after police open fire on robbery suspect

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The production company behind the "Cops" television show confirms that a crew member was killed when police opened fire on a robbery suspect.

Homeless Louisville man sentenced for third murder Video included

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With two murder convictions, James Seay pleads guilty to a third homicide.

Homeless man who accepted Miley Cyrus' VMA wanted in Oregon Video included

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When Jesse Helt accepted the MTV music video award for Miley Cyrus, the 22-year-old talked about being homeless to raise awareness for youth homelessness.

'Serial Stowaway' arrested again at Phoenix airport Video included

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Marilyn Hartman was recently ordered to spend 117 days in jail for violating probation by returning to Los Angeles International Airport.

WDRB Sports Staff season football picks for U of L, UK, IU, WKU

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The WDRB Sports staff has checked the numbers and schedules -- and filed season predictions for the Louisville, Kentucky, Indiana and Western Kentucky football teams in 2014.

Journalist freed by Syrian extremist returns home Video included

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The 45-year-old journalist was released Sunday by a Sunni extremist group after being held captive for nearly two years.

Officials say more than 100 Americans could be fighting for terrorist groups Video included

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In an appearance Tuesday, President Obama promised there would be no U.S. combat troops on the ground in Iraq, saying it would only anger radicals.

Right Turn program aims to steer troubled youth back on track Video included

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It's never too late to turn your life around. That's the message for nearly 500 local teens who will be part of two new mentoring programs announced Wednesday.

MensWork group joins Centers for Women and Families Video included

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The Center for Women and Families has joined forces with a new partner in the fight against domestic violence.

Romney to raise money for McConnell in Kentucky

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Mitt Romney is coming to Kentucky to raise money for U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell, the latest in a string of high-profile politicians getting in on one of the country's most competitive midterm races.

Sheriff's office: Military jet crashes in Virginia

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State police say no injuries on the ground have been reported. Police didn't offer other details.

Time Warner Cable says Internet services largely restored after nationwide outage

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The company says it is still investigating the cause of the problem, which occurred with its Internet backbone, the paths that local or regional networks connect to in order to carry data long distances.

Clarksville police apprehend suspect in shooting of woman inside her home Video included

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David Booher is now behind bars at Metro Corrections, arrested on his warrant for failing to appear in court for theft, but police say he's also a suspect in the shooting.

57-year-old woman assaulted and robbed leaving ATM, refuses EMS

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A witness says Marc Smith began punching and kicking the woman before taking money out of her pocket and running off.

Metal plaque, doorknob weapons of choice in Cash Advance robbery attempt

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Police say Kiana Beard entered the Cash Advance store on Bardstown Road and demanded $500 while threatening to kill someone with a metal plaque.

Party planner files lawsuit against Maker's Mark Lounge alleging racial discrimination

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The lawsuit, filed Tuesday in circuit court by William Green of Soo Fly Entertainment, comes just over a year after a previous lawsuit concerning the same incident was dismissed.

Sports Page Chat Replay - U of L's plan without Parker; Incognito Cal; IU's upcoming schedule

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Click now to view a replay of the Aug. 27 edition of Sports Page Live.

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