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Police investigating after 69-year-old woman shot and killed in east Louisville Video included

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An LMPD spokesman says police are "talking to individuals," but no arrests have been made at this time.

Todd Pletcher's 4 Kentucky Derby contending horses arrive at Churchill Downs Video included

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As next Saturday's Kentucky Derby nears, things are starting to pick up on the backside of Churchill Downs. 

CNN: Former President George H.W. Bush has been admitted into intensive care

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The announcement of the hospitalization comes just days after Bush's wife, Barbara, died at age 92.

JeffBoat launches final vessel as Jeffersonville makes plan for its future Video included

JeffBoat launched its final vessel into the Ohio River on Monday. JeffBoat launched its final vessel into the Ohio River on Monday.
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The offer Mayor Mike Moore is making to the company for its prime location. 

Jefferson County Republican Party looking for poll workers for May primary

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People who sign up to work the polls will need to attend a two-hour training and a be present on Election Day from 5:15 a.m. to 6 p.m.

University students stage mock funeral in Frankfort to protest higher education funding cuts Video included

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Students say the coffin represents the educational programs lawmakers 'killed' with budget cuts.

Mother outraged after gunman gets plea deal in ambush-style New Albany killing Video included

Deante Williams was sentenced to 15 years in prison on Monday for the shooting death of Richard Cozart. Deante Williams was sentenced to 15 years in prison on Monday for the shooting death of Richard Cozart.
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Deante Williams took a plea deal for voluntary manslaughter in shooting death of Richard Cozart. 

Kentucky's unemployment is the lowest in 42 years, but there's a catch Video included

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Wages are not keeping pace with job growth.

Coroner identifies man fatally shot by police on Bardstown Road Video included

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The Jefferson County Coroner's office confirmed Monday afternoon that a suspect shot by police Sunday afternoon has died.

9 dead, 16 injured after van crashes into crowd in Canada Video included

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The driver is in custody.

$11 million federal research grant to help University of Louisville battle diseases

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The University of Louisville is on the front lines of battling diseases that harm family members and take lives -- and now a new federal grant will help the fight.

Nashville police say alleged Waffle House shooter had a gun in his backpack when arrested Video included

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The Nashville Metro Police posted on Twitter that Travis Reinking was arrested about 2 p.m. 

Indiana governor planning trips to Israel, Europe in May Video included

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Indiana's governor is planning economic development trips to Israel and Europe that will include taking the first nonstop commercial flight from Paris to Indianapolis in May.

CRAWFORD | Report: Gronkowski's Derby status in question after training setback

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The Jeremy Noseda-trained colt Gronkowski had picked up a lot of Kentucky Derby publicity thanks to his name (and namesake), but a setback in training this morning has left his Derby status up in the air.

BOZICH | Monday Muse: Basketball trash talk; Lamar's strengths (and weaknesses)

Rick Bozich presents his weekly Monday Muse. Rick Bozich presents his weekly Monday Muse.
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Which college program has the most players starting in the first round of the NBA Playoffs? Who will play quarterback for Alabama against Louisville Sept. 1? Where was Justin Thomas Sunday night. 

LMPD find more than 3 dozen pounds of marijuana inside Louisville man's home

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The suspect was arrested on Sunday.

Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William leave hospital with newborn son

Hours after giving birth, Prince William and Duchess Kate left the hospital with their newborn son. Hours after giving birth, Prince William and Duchess Kate left the hospital with their newborn son.
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The Royal Couple has not revealed the baby's name.

Waffle House shooting suspect has history of delusions, thought Taylor Swift was stalking him

29-year-old Travis Reinking allegedly went on a rampage at an Antioch, Tennessee Waffle House. 29-year-old Travis Reinking allegedly went on a rampage at an Antioch, Tennessee Waffle House.
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A manhunt continues for 29-year-old Travis Reinking, who is considered armed and dangerous. 

LMPD investigating after woman killed in crash on Kennedy Bridge Video included

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Police say the victim died after she crashed into the back of a tractor-trailer. 

CRAWFORD | Jackson's 'rise' in NFL Draft projections says more about them than about him

Lamar Jackson photo by Eric Crawford, WDRB News Lamar Jackson photo by Eric Crawford, WDRB News
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Former University of Louisville quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner Lamar Jackson's NFL Draft projections are on the rise. A look at why that might be.

Kentucky Center purchases Brown Theatre for $3.2 million

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The Kentucky Center Foundation announced Friday it purchased the Brown Theatre.

Humana bulks up hospice services by acquiring Curo Health Services Video included

One of Louisville-based Humana's downtown buildings One of Louisville-based Humana's downtown buildings
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Louisville-based Humana Inc. plans to create the country’s largest hospice operator by acquiring Curo Health Services in a deal that involves the same private equity firms that are helping Humana buy Kindred Healthcare.

JCPS bus crash in south Louisville sends 8 students to the hospital

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Bus No. 1128 was involved in a crash Monday morning at Poplar Level and Shepherdsville Roads.

Man dies after motorcycle crash in southern Indiana Video included

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Indiana State Police said in a news release the crash happened just after 6 p.m. just off US 31, just south of Scottsburg. 

Police investigating after shooting leads to police shooting on Bardstown Road at Bashford Manor Lane Video included

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Major Frank Hardison, with LMPD's Public Integrity Unit, said LMPD was notified of the incident around 4 p.m. Sunday.

4 dead in Waffle House shooting in Tennessee; suspect sought Video included

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Authorities are asking for the public's help in finding 29-year-old Travis Reinking of Morton, Illinois.

High school students spend Sunday morning cleaning up after Thunder Over Louisville Video included

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WDRB Photojournalist Tom Round shows their cleanup efforts at Waterfront Park.

2nd annual Paws with Purpose Walkathon held at Joe Creason Park Video included

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The organization provides service dogs to disabled adults and children at no charge. 

Event held to show appreciation for families of veterans and first responders Video included

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Showing appreciation for our nation's bravest citizens and their families. The Community Center at the Jeffersontown Veterans Memorial Park was a busy place on Sunday. 

Exit 0 combating hepatitis A in the homeless population with mobile showers Video included

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Exit 0 is currently getting the shower trailer ready now that the temperature is warming.

Louisville man accused of carjacking that left victim seriously injured arrested in southern Indiana Video included

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In March, police say 33-year-old Cory Dupin stole another man's car on Dixie Highway when the man got out to check on something in his back seat. 

Indiana gets another $11M to combat heroin, opioid abuse Video included

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A federal agency has awarded Indiana nearly $11 million for the second straight year to fight the state's opioid abuse crisis.

Hepatitis vaccines urged for travelers to Kentucky, Michigan

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Indiana health officials are advising residents to get vaccinated for hepatitis A if their summer plans include visits to Kentucky or Michigan.

Indiana collecting more DNA samples after new law

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A new Indiana law about DNA profiling is adding thousands of new samples to the state's DNA database.

Police say 1 man killed, 1 teen hurt after 2-vehicle crash in Jennings County, Indiana

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Toxicology results are pending and the crash remains under investigation.

St. Matthews bladesmith wins grand prize on History Channel's 'Forged in Fire'

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A local man's hobby turned part-time profession has caught fire, landing him on national television and as a result, a gained following.

Family, past presidents, first lady mourn Barbara Bush; funeral and burial held Saturday

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Former first lady remembered as "the enforcer" to family is laid to rest at her husband's presidential library in Texas. 

POLICE: DUI suspect kills bicyclist in south Louisville Video included

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The victim was pronounced dead at the scene, according to officials.

Mild weather draws early crowds for Thunder Over Louisville Video included

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Fireworks finale caps full day of opening ceremonies for the Kentucky Derby Festival. No crowd estimate yet released.

Austin Powers 'Mini-Me' actor dies at 49

Verne Troyer, 2012 image from Wikipedia. Verne Troyer, 2012 image from Wikipedia.
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Actor was best known for roles in "Austin Powers" movies.

Man shot to death in Hoosier National Forest camping accident

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Death investigation underway; prosecutor to decide if charges are warranted.

CRAWFORD | Pitino still a scratch, but Romans returns for another shot at Oaks, Derby dreams

Coach Rocks, a filly trained by Dale Romans, breezes around the Churchill Downs track on Saturday morning in preparation for the Kentucky Oaks. (WDRB photo by Eric Crawford) Coach Rocks, a filly trained by Dale Romans, breezes around the Churchill Downs track on Saturday morning in preparation for the Kentucky Oaks. (WDRB photo by Eric Crawford)
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Instead of the "when are you going to win the Kentucky Derby?" question, trainer Dale Romans is fielding the "Rick Pitino question" in advance of this year's Kentucky Oaks and Kentucky Derby.

Film festival to help fund handicap-accessible bridges in Elizabethtown

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A group in Elizabethtown is on a mission to make parks accessible to everyone by building a bridge to nature.

Several military members return home to perform in Thunder Over Louisville

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Members of our nation's military gather on the river bank for Thunder Over Louisville and for many, it means flying home. As hundreds of thousands of spectators take their seats, a lot has had to happen behind the scenes leading up to Saturday.

Interim Ky. education commissioner visiting JCPS before making audit recommendation

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The Kentucky Department of Education announced Friday that Lewis will meet with key JCPS staff and members of the Jefferson County Board of Education as part of his Wednesday and Thursday visits, which will include on-site stops at schools in the district. The department also said he plans to make his recommendation on the audit, which began Feb. 14, 2017, by the end of the month.

Thunder Over Louisville brings big crowds and big headaches downtown Saturday Video included

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Planes spent Friday rehearsing and getting a feel for the airspace along the Ohio River. On Saturday, it will be time for the real thing when an estimated 500,000 people are expected to ascend on Waterfront Park for Thunder Over Louisville.

Jeffersonville firefighter using cancer diagnosis to help save lives Video included

Jeffersonville Deputy Fire Chief Bruce DeArk Jeffersonville Deputy Fire Chief Bruce DeArk
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From raging fires to local disasters, a Jeffersonville firefighter has spent nearly 20 years protecting the community from dangers.

Employee of Taco Bell in Floyds Knobs diagnosed with hepatitis A

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An employee of a Taco Bell in Floyds Knobs, Indiana, has been diagnosed with hepatitis A. 

Gun safety proposal shot down before it reached Bullitt County Fiscal Court Video included

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Leaders asked the county attorney to take a shot at a local gun safety ordinance specifically targeting the discharge of a weapon.

Deadly mock crash becomes eye-opening experience for Oldham County High School students Video included

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The mock crash highlighted the dangers of drinking and driving as well as distracted driving. 

Officials continue issuing hepatitis A warnings with thousands of people expected downtown for Thunder Video included

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With the hepatitis A outbreak still spreading, health officials are urging the thousands of people coming downtown for Saturday's Thunder Over Louisville air show and fireworks to be extra vigilant.

Pilot Billy Werth hopes to pull off new Thunder Over Louisville stunt Video included

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WDRB's Rachel Collier got to take a ride in the air with stunt pilot Billy Werth.

Pilots get ready to put on a show during Thunder Over Louisville Video included

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Pilots are excited to have such great weather for Thunder and said they will be able to do bigger stunts, compared to last year. 

Caesars to go before Indiana Gaming Commission for approval to move Horseshoe Southern Indiana inland Video included

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A change in state law three years ago allows gambling on land.

Indianapolis bounty hunter sentenced to 110 years for tomahawk killing of 2 teens

Kevin Watson found guilty of tomahawk killing of two teens in Indianapolis. (photo courtesy Fox 59) Kevin Watson found guilty of tomahawk killing of two teens in Indianapolis. (photo courtesy Fox 59)
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A judge on Friday ordered consecutive 55-year sentences for 52-year-old Kevin Watkins.

Mourners lining up to pay final respects to Barbara Bush Video included

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A spray of flowers covered the closed silver casket of former first lady Barbara Bush in the sanctuary of the Houston church as mourners waited Friday to pay their final respects.

BOZICH | Playoff Rondo as good as any NBA guard in first round

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When the NBA playoffs begin, former Eastern HIgh and UK guard Rajon Rondo is capable of a triple-double every night. Ask the Portland Trailblazers.

Mom: Preschool's ban of the term 'best friend' is silly

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A Massachusetts family is looking for a new preschool for their 4-year-old daughter because her current school has barred use of the term "best friend."

UPDATE: All lanes of I-71S now open after multi-vehicle crash involving 3 semis Video included

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One semi driver was taken to the hospital by medical helicopter. 

CRAWFORD | Kentucky's Vanderbilt hoping to make a healthy run at NBA Draft

Jarred Vanderbilt will declare for the NBA Draft but won't hire an agent. (WDRB photo by Eric Crawford) Jarred Vanderbilt will declare for the NBA Draft but won't hire an agent. (WDRB photo by Eric Crawford)
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Despite an injury-filled freshman season, Kentucky forward Jarred Vanderbilt will test the NBA Draft waters.

Atherton High School students participate in National School Walkout Video included

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Students across the country -- including some here in Louisville -- walked out of class on Friday to raise awareness about gun violence.

Five people arrested after pot, guns and ammo allegedly found in Bullitt County home Video included

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Police allegedly seized over four pounds of marijuana, several vials of steroids, drug paraphernalia, guns and several hundred rounds of ammunition.

Thunder Over Louisville countdown underway inside the Command Center Video included

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With nice weather in the forecast, an estimated 700,000 people are expected to come out to the waterfront.

Indiana Gov. Holcomb announces special legislative session to begin May 14 Video included

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The three measures lawmakers are being asked to focus on. 

Louisville woman arrested after allegedly overdosing while 2-year-old niece was in vehicle with her Video included

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Police say 26-year-old Megan Nall was inside a vehicle when she overdosed on "an unknown intravenous narcotic officers believed to be heroin."

Police arrest 2 more suspects after last week's Waterfront Park shooting Video included

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The victim was also charged after the shooting. 

City hopes to generate buyers for vacant properties with tour for realtors Video included

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Organizers hope they can look past the boards, the blight and the busted windows to see what's possible. 

Suspect in custody after 1 injured in shooting at Florida high school

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Authorities in Ocala, Florida say the injured student was taken to the hospital. 

Woman suspected in Minnesota, Florida deaths caught in Texas Video included

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A woman who investigators believe killed her husband in Minnesota then fled to Florida where she used the same gun to slay her doppelganger with the intention of assuming her identity has been captured at a South Texas resort.

EMS leaders urge all Thunder and Derby visitors to sign up for emergency text alert option Video included

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There is a new safety feature for the Kentucky Derby Festival this year. 

Proposed safety changes to Bardstown Road would eliminate rush hour lane changes Video included

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Bardstown Road is somewhat of a destination in the Highlands, but it's also one of the most dangerous roads in the city.

US Census Bureau office in Jeffersonville could soon move to River Ridge Video included

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The processing center is currently on 10th Street and employs 1,425 people. It plans to employ 1,500 by 2020.

Vietnam War memorial wall almost ready for official dedication in Elizabethtown Video included

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After years of planning, a Vietnam memorial wall is now standing tall in Elizabethtown.

Hepatitis A outbreak spreads south into Hardin County Video included

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Hardin County is now the latest community grappling with how to deal with the virus.

Death of woman found shot in Germantown ruled a homicide Video included

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The woman was found on Monday night. 

Galt House announces $80 million renovation to transform every room

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As competition moves in across the city, Louisville's largest hotel is set to get $80 million in renovations. 

New Naive restaurant brings 'sustainable approach' to Butchertown Video included

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The restaurant sources all of its food from small farms in Kentucky and Indiana.

Louisville prepares to cue the planes, fireworks and music for Thunder Over Louisville Video included

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This year's theme is "A Disco Thunder," and even the technicians for Zambelli Fireworks are feeling the beat. 

Kentucky election officials given cybersecurity training

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The state is bolstering efforts to protect its elections from the ongoing threat of hacking.

KentuckyOne, private equity firm close to deal on Jewish Hospital, other Louisville assets, U of L leader says

KentuckyOne Health owns Jewish Hospital in downtown Louisville, shown here in October 2016. KentuckyOne Health owns Jewish Hospital in downtown Louisville, shown here in October 2016.
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New York private equity firm BlueMountain Capital Management will decide “within a month or less” whether to purchase KentuckyOne Health’s Louisville assets, including Jewish Hospital and the Fraizer Rehabilitation Institute, interim University of Louisville Greg Postel said Thursday.

Greg Postel named permanent health VP at University of Louisville

Greg Postel, interim president of the University of Louisville, on June 24, 2017 (Frank Stamper, WDRB) Greg Postel, interim president of the University of Louisville, on June 24, 2017 (Frank Stamper, WDRB)
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After his nearly year-and-a-half stint as interim president of the University of Louisville, Greg Postel is headed back to lead the school’s downtown health sciences campus as the school’s vice president for health affairs.

Kentucky's governor and attorney general begin legal battle over pension reform Video included

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The big question is whether Senate Bill 151 that passed the General Assembly and was signed into law by the governor is legal.

Louisville doctor answers 6 burning questions about the hepatitis A outbreak Video included

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With no end in sight for an outbreak of hepatitis A in Louisville and surrounding areas, doctors are trying to answer as many questions as they can about the virus.

Oldham County teen dies in single-vehicle crash

18-year-old Hunter B. Hardin died in a single-vehicle crash on Wednesday. 18-year-old Hunter B. Hardin died in a single-vehicle crash on Wednesday.
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The 18-year-old died at the scene of the crash on Old La Grange Road Wednesday morning. 

New security measures will be in place at Churchill Downs during Derby Week Video included

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This year's visitors will be among the first to use the Downs' new expanded entry plaza.

VIDEO | Tenn. guardsman removed from position after using dinosaur hand puppet to take oath to re-enlist Video included

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The Tennessee Air National Guard investigated the video posted on Facebook that has received major backlash and more than 2.4 million views.

Pope Francis calls Pappy Van Winkle 'very good bourbon'

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A priest from Kentucky gave the Pope a bottle of 23-year-old Pappy at the Vatican. 

Jeffersontown tow truck driver accused of stealing vehicle, forging VIN plates

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Police say he towed a wrecked vehicle from the interchange between I-64 and Blankenbaker Parkway: but no one ever gave him permission, and the vehicle was never recovered.

One person found dead after house fire in Hardin County Video included

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Investigators believe the victim was sleeping when the fire started. 

Jeffersontown man accused of holding wheelchair-bound woman at gunpoint

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When officers arrived, they allegedly saw 32-year-old Robert E. Lee II holding a "black assault rifle" and "physically restraining" a woman who was bound to a wheelchair.

IMAGES | WDRB tours the luxury apartments inside the downtown Louisville Omni Hotel Video included

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There are 600 hotel rooms on the lower levels and 225 apartments on the top 14 floors.

Employee of New Albany restaurant diagnosed with hepatitis A

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Anyone who ate at the restaurant on March 23, 24, 26, 28, 30 or 31, or April 2, should monitor his or her health to determine if they are experiencing any hepatitis A symptoms.

LaRue County sheriff's deputy shoots suspect after pursuit in Roanoke, Ky. Video included

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The suspect in serious condition at University of Louisville Hospital, KSP Trooper Jeff Gregory said.

Proposed redistricting would affect 4 New Albany Floyd County elementary schools Video included

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Hundreds of students in the New Albany Floyd County School District could be sent to new schools next year because of a change in redistricting. 

Death of a 57-year-old man near downtown Louisville skate park ruled a homicide Video included

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Louisville Metro Police responded Tuesday morning to a report of a body on Franklin Street near the skate park.

Oldham County votes to include e-cigarettes in smoking ban

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Oldham County is taking its smoking ban one step further. 

Jefferson County school board members unsure when to expect audit after Pruitt's departure

The Jefferson County Board of Education voted to support the 'Males of Color' Academy on Tuesday night; it is expected to open in 2018-19 year. (Photo by Toni Konz, WDRB News) The Jefferson County Board of Education voted to support the 'Males of Color' Academy on Tuesday night; it is expected to open in 2018-19 year. (Photo by Toni Konz, WDRB News)
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Two of those board members – Chris Kolb and Chris Brady – said they had expected Pruitt to release the audit this week. “That’s what we were told, that it would come out this week,” Kolb told WDRB News. “Obviously I don’t think that that’s probably going to happen now.”

Kentucky GOP House leader: Lawmakers still have 'strong' relationship with Bevin despite overriding vetoes

House Speaker Pro Tem David Osborne House Speaker Pro Tem David Osborne
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House Speaker David Osborne of Prospect recapped the contentious 2018 General Assembly at a Greater Louisville Inc. event in Louisville Wednesday.

Centerstone asks Metro Council for $1.3 million in funding for its diversion program Video included

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The Living Room Project identifies people suffering from mental health or substance abuse issues in Louisville and takes them in as an alternative to jail. 

Kentucky lawmakers earmark mineral taxes to fund Louisville's botanical gardens

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A Louisville Metro Council member claims the state earmark precludes local decision making for funds that previously were under city control.

Downtown businesses impacted by Louisville Water Company work on Main Street Video included

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Water was shut off to six or seven businesses, and Main Street was torn up Wednesday.

Former President George H.W. Bush calls wife 'most beloved woman in the world'

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In a statement, the nation's 41st president says the outpouring of love to Barbara Bush following her death "is lifting us all up."

City preps for Thunder include traffic routes, tighter restrictions for boaters and hepatitis A inspections Video included

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The city released final information Wednesday about access to downtown and the measures being taken to keep the crowd safe. 

Elvis Presley Proffitt, 41, arrested on drug trafficking charges in Kentucky

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Laurel County Police say they found a large amount of meth on Elvis Presley Proffitt during a traffic stop.

Henry County Schools faces bus driver shortfall Video included

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Currently, Henry County employs 20 drivers with five substitutes. With 28 routes, it’s left a hole.

Amid a hepatitis A outbreak, health concerns loom ahead of Thunder Over Louisville Video included

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In recent weeks, Louisville has had an outbreak of hepatitis A with several cases coming from restaurants. 

POLICE: Louisville teen robbed victim at gunpoint

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Police say the crime happened April 1.

CRAWFORD | After hot finish, Kentucky's Gabriel will test the NBA Draft process Video included

Wenyen Gabriel will declare for the draft, but won't hire an agent. (WDRB photo by Eric Crawford) Wenyen Gabriel will declare for the draft, but won't hire an agent. (WDRB photo by Eric Crawford)
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Wenyen Gabriel averaged 10 points and 5.5 rebounds a game over his final eight games for Kentucky as a sophomore, and will test the NBA Draft waters, though he won't hire an agent. 

PAWS ON PATROL: Police partner with animal shelter to take dogs on field trips Video included

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The next dog you see inside an LMPD patrol car may not be a drug-sniffing K-9 out to hunt criminals.

Kentucky AG Beshear sues Johnson and Johnson, subsidiaries for 'deceptive marketing scheme'

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Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear has filed a fifth lawsuit in his effort to hold drug manufacturers accountable for the state's opioid epidemic. 

FOUND: Police cancel 'Operation Return Home' for teen who went missing Monday

17-year-old Matthew Pawlak has been found safe. 17-year-old Matthew Pawlak has been found safe.
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LMPD says 17-year-old Matthew J. Pawlak is safe. 

Woman in critical condition after house fire in Phoenix Hill neighborhood Video included

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When firefighters arrived, heavy smoke was coming from the home.

Celebrity guest list announced for 2018 Unbridled Eve Derby Gala Video included

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Proceeds from the event will towards several charities.

WWE Hall of Famer Bruno Sammartino dead at 82

WWE Hall of Famer Bruno Sammartino dead at age 82. WWE Hall of Famer Bruno Sammartino dead at age 82.
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He's being remembered as one of the pioneers of American pro wrestling. 

Investigators arrest third suspect accused of using Backpage.com to traffic 2 underage teens Video included

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Police have arrested a Louisville man for his alleged involvement in trafficking two teenagers. 

Police say Louisville man wore same clothes during several armed robberies Video included

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Police say he even had a Facebook picture showing him wearing the same clothes.

Bird strike forces Southwest jet to make emergency landing in Nashville

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The emergency occurred a day after a Southwest plane's engine exploded during a flight and a businesswoman was killed.

BOZICH | Louisville earns 8-2 RPI-boosting win over Kentucky Video included

Josh Stowers (center) scored a run and drove in a pair as Louisville defeated Kentucky Tuesday night. Josh Stowers (center) scored a run and drove in a pair as Louisville defeated Kentucky Tuesday night.
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Louisville spotted Kentucky a 1-0 lead and then scored the next eight runs while defeating the Wildcats, 8-2, Tuesday night at Jim Patterson Stadium. 

With influx of Derby visitors, new Airbnb tax change could bring additional revenue to Louisville Video included

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With Thunder Over Louisville and the Kentucky Derby right around the corner, a change to how taxes are collected from Airbnb listings is expected to bring in substantial revenue. 

Vendors hope for big economic impact as weather forecast shines on Thunder Over Louisville Video included

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Hundreds of thousands of people expected in downtown Louisville this weekend, and local businesses are looking to the skies so more money can go into their wallets.  

Stephen Pruitt resigns as Kentucky education commissioner Video included

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Pruitt signed a four-year contract to serve as Kentucky’s education chief in October 2015. His ouster comes a day after Gov. Matt Bevin appointed seven new members of the 11-person education board

Dozens of Louisville restaurants serve up their finest dishes Tuesday to raise money for Dare to Care Food Bank Video included

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Hundreds of people helped to feed the Louisville community Tuesday night by feeding themselves. 

Dixie Area Business Association hosts community forum to outline resources to fight opioid crisis Video included

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The Dixie Area Business Association hosted a community forum Tuesday night on drugs at Holy Cross High School. 

Barbara Bush, former first lady, dead at 92

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With her cloud of snow-white hair, signature three strand pearls and compelling presence, Barbara Bush's image was what she laughingly called "everybody's grandmother."

IRS pushes tax deadline back to Wednesday after technical difficulties Tuesday morning

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Wednesday is the new deadline to file and pay taxes after the Internal Revenue Service spent hours dealing with technical difficulties on Tuesday.

5 things you need to know to enjoy Thunder over Louisville from southern Indiana Video included

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The Jeffersonville Police Department hosted Thunder Over Louisville media briefing Tuesday to provide information on the traffic patterns, schedules, barricades and new changes for this year’s event.

Ky. Gov. Bevin administration tries to block AG Beshear from handling pension lawsuit

Attorney General Andy Beshear, left, and Gov. Matt Bevin Attorney General Andy Beshear, left, and Gov. Matt Bevin
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Gov. Matt Bevin's office filed a motion claiming Attorney General Andy Beshear has a conflict of interest in the case. 

Neighbors torn on scrapped plans for Against the Grain microbrewery in Swiss Hall Video included

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Against the Grain Brewery had big plans for Swiss Hall in the Saint Joseph’s neighborhood.

SUNDAY EDITION | 'Historic' number of current, retired educators running to join Ky. General Assembly Video included

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Matt Kaufmann and Scott Lewis are among 44 teachers, school administrators, professors and retired educators hoping to join the Kentucky General Assembly after the Nov. 6 midterm elections.

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