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Ronny Jackson withdraws from consideration for VA chief

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Nomination of White House doctor to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs sufferes another blow with allegations of recklessly prescribing drugs and drunken behavior.

IMTS Balloon wins the 2018 Great Balloon Charity Race

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The early morning race includes local celebrities like WDRB's Keith Kaiser competing to win $1,000 for their favorite charities. 

Mother of robbery suspect fatally shot Tuesday speaks out after police release body camera footage Video included

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Many of Demonjhea Jordan's family members were angry about what they saw. His mother says her son made a bad choice, but didn't deserve to die the way he did.

UPDATE: Suspect shot and killed by LMPD officer Wednesday night identified Video included

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The coroner's office says the suspect is 42-year-old Isaac Jackson

Future of JCPS up in the air as district awaits results of a state audit Video included

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The state's top education official was at JCPS on Wednesday because of the audit. As for the outcome, board members remain optimistic.

Shepherdsville mom arrested after toddlers allegedly found wandering near highway in diapers Video included

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Police say a woman found the kids and called police.

Austin Police Chief urging people to use cash after dozens become victim to credit and debit card fraud Video included

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At least 100 people are victims of the credit card fraud including the police chief and a few officers. 

GRAPHIC: Police release gruesome body camera footage showing officers fatally shooting robbery suspect Video included

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Louisville Metro Police released gruesome body camera video Wednesday afternoon depicting the fatal shooting of a robbery suspect in the Portland neighborhood on Tuesday.  

1 dead, Ky. State Police trooper hurt after Interstate 71 crash in Henry County Video included

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The person killed in the crash has been identified as 56-year-old John Crawford.

Judge denies Gov. Bevin's request to remove Attorney General Beshear from pension challenge Video included

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Bevin's attorneys had argued that Beshear couldn't provide legal advice to legislators on the pension bill, then turn around and file a lawsuit challenging the bill afterward.

University of Louisville sues former president James Ramsey, aides over foundation spending, compensation Video included

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The University of Louisville sued its former president, James Ramsey, and a handful of other former top administrators on Wednesday for allegedly depleting the university’s endowment to excessively compensate themselves while using “creative accounting” to conceal the activity.

Nelson County Sheriff's Office asking for help in identifying 2 armed robbery suspects

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Police say the suspects entered a home armed with guns and stole money and other valuables.

Illegal dumper caught in the act by a neighbor Video included

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People often say, a picture is worth a thousand words, and a Russell neighborhood resident snapped a picture that is worth at least $1,000 for a man caught dumping trash on a west Louisville street.

Ex-University of Louisville athletics official claims she was fired this year for reporting ‘wrongful conduct’ Video included

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A lawsuit filed on behalf of Kimberly Maffet in Jefferson Circuit Court this week claims she was retaliated against in part because she learned a U of L coach (described only as “Coach 3”) “was having an affair with a co-employee,” violating the university’s sexual harassment policy.

Horseshoe Casino GM explains how $85 million investment will transform gambling in southern Indiana Video included

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An $85 million investment will transform gambling in southern Indiana. Caesars Entertainment, which owns Horseshoe Southern Indiana, will use the money to build a new building and move gambling from the iconic riverboat to land across Highway 111.

2 men sentenced for murder of 20-year-old Louisville woman in 2016 Video included

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Two men charged after a shooting in 2016 that left one person dead and another seriously injured have been sentenced. 

2 Louisville Metro Corrections officers fired after video of 'disturbing' assault surfaces Video included

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The director of Metro Corrections says the officers were fired for violating the use of force policy. 

Car plows into side of Clarksville O'Charley's restaurant Video included

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Shattered glass and broken tables and chairs littered the floor of the Clarksville, Indiana, O'Charley's after a car drove into the side of the building, just after 12 p.m.

Employee of Louisville White Castle diagnosed with acute hepatitis A Video included

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As a result, the health department says customers who ate at the restaurant from April 6 to April 20 may have been exposed to the virus.

Former UK coach Billy Gillispie undergoes successful kidney transplant

Former UK basketball coach Billy Gillispie is recovering from a successful kidney transplant. (Photo Courtesy Mayo Clinic News Network) Former UK basketball coach Billy Gillispie is recovering from a successful kidney transplant. (Photo Courtesy Mayo Clinic News Network)
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The kidney donor is the wife of a basketball coach at a small college in Oklahoma he had never met. 

Toyota partners with Hardin County Schools to teach students automotive skills Video included

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Part of the instruction will include learning about the enhanced safety technology that's being used to build all-new Toyotas.

UPDATE: Missing bulldog stolen from Louisville yard has been safely located

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Maggie's foster mom says the family was notified Wednesday morning that the dog had been located.

NCAA Basketball Commission: ban cheaters, end 1-and-done rule Video included

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The Commission on College Basketball sharply directed the NCAA to take control of the sport, calling for sweeping reforms to separate pro and college tracks, permit players to return to school after going undrafted by the NBA and ban cheating coaches for life

Man who allegedly led La Grange Police on high-speed chase said he wanted to be shot

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Police say he reached for his wristband -- but the outcome he was hoping for never happened.

Officials release name of robbery suspect shot and killed Tuesday after exchanging gunfire with LMPD officers Video included

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Police say body cam footage and information about the officers involved will be released at a planned news conference on Wednesday.

Coroner identifies man police say was shot to death by suspect on Bardstown Road Video included

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The suspect accused of killing this man was later shot and killed by police.

Louisville man accused of trying to arrange meeting with juvenile and her mother for sex Video included

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It started when police say 41-year-old Johnathan Paul Hoyer posted an online sexual ad that got the attention of law enforcement.

Fleetwood Mac coming to Louisville's KFC Yum! Center in October Video included

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The newly announced line-up of the legendary band, and the price of tickets for the show. 

WDRB's Candyce Clifft gets a Hepatitis A vaccine Video included

A former employee of a restaurant in St. Matthews has been diagnosed with acute hepatitis A, according to a news release from the Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness. A former employee of a restaurant in St. Matthews has been diagnosed with acute hepatitis A, according to a news release from the Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness.
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Hepatitis A is a highly contagious liver infection. Symptoms of the virus include fatigue, decreased appetite, stomach pain, nausea, darkened urine, pale stools and jaundice.

Man missing from southern Indiana found safe in Florida

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Indiana State Police say a 78-year-old man reported missing out of southern Indiana has been found.

CRAWFORD | Mack throws out first pitch for Louisville -- but it wasn't his biggest pitch of the day Video included

Chris Mack with Louisville baseball coach Dan McDonnell (WDRB photo by Eric Crawford) Chris Mack with Louisville baseball coach Dan McDonnell (WDRB photo by Eric Crawford)
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Louisville basketball coach Chris Mack met with reporters before throwing out the first pitch at a Cardinals' baseball game.

Many rally behind JCPS superintendent, school board with audit recommendation coming Video included

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Tuesday marks the last school board meeting before interim Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis is expected to make his recommendation based on findings of a more than yearlong Kentucky Department of Education audit of JCPS.

CRAWFORD | Will Rice Commission offer real NCAA reform, or damage control?

WDRB photo by Eric Crawford WDRB photo by Eric Crawford
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Will the commission headed by Condoleeza Rice offer real reform, or damage control, to the troubled sport of college basketball?

New Albany police investigating after hospital reports gunshot wound patient

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The condition of the individual is not known.

Man accused of killing 69-year-old mother in east Louisville appears in court Video included

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Police say 38-year-old Gavin Perkins shot his mother several times in the apartment they shared in east Louisville. 

Semi drivers park trucks under Detroit overpass to block suicidal man from jumping

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A man stood on a freeway overpass near Detroit early Thursday, threatening to jump. So thirteen tractor-trailers lined up underneath, ready to break his fall.

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