Kentucky couple 'milks' snakes for life-saving worldwide research
Kentucky couple 'milks' snakes for life-saving worldwide research

A Kentucky couple has dedicated their lives to helping others through an unconventional way with the help of some of the most dangerous animals in the world.

Joel Schipper
JCPS quietly paying pricey bullying settlements with taxpayer money
JCPS quietly paying pricey bullying settlements with taxpayer money

Jefferson County Public Schools quietly pays out hundreds of thousands of dollars in settlements to children who were tormented and attacked in Louisville schools, and taxpayers cover the cost.

May 31st, 6:36 PM EDT by Gil Corsey
Amy's Story | Widow of Bardstown Officer Jason Ellis reveals the fear that haunted her most and her life moving forward
Amy's Story | Widow of Bardstown Officer Jason Ellis reveals the fear that haunted her most and her life moving forward

Amy Ellis says life was good until the night gunfire took her husband and shattered her life, and the lives of her children.

May 24th, 4:05 PM EDT by Elizabeth Woolsey
EXCLUSIVE ACCESS: Arrests, drugs and more than $1 million in cash in DEA sting
EXCLUSIVE ACCESS: Arrests, drugs and more than $1 million in cash in DEA sting

Operation Safe Haven was a result of months of investigations targeting high-level drug dealers.

May 24th, 1:10 PM EDT by Valerie Chinn
As legalization talk continues in Kentucky and Indiana, neighboring Illinois is making medical marijuana work
As legalization talk continues in Kentucky and Indiana, neighboring Illinois is making medical marijuana work

While the debate over medical marijuana rages on in Kentucky and Indiana, WDRB News traveled to Illinois to see how the state is making cannabis work.

May 9th, 5:25 PM EDT by Chris Sutter
LMPD using new tactics to crack down on sex crimes during Kentucky Derby week
LMPD using new tactics to crack down on sex crimes during Kentucky Derby week

In what has become an annual, police are trying a new approach to combat the sex trafficking that spikes around the area this time of the year.

May 1st, 4:31 PM EDT by Valerie Chinn
Serving a 225-year sentence, Charles Boney vows he's a changed man, he's innocent and David Camm is guilty
Serving a 225-year sentence, Charles Boney vows he's a changed man, he's innocent and David Camm is guilty

Charles Boney, identified by prosecutors as a co-conspirator, was convicted in a separate trial and is serving a 225-year prison sentence for the murders of Kim, Jill and Brad Camm.

April 30th, 5:38 PM EDT by Lindsay Allen
Katina Powell, Andre McGee ran ‘criminal syndicate,’ U of L police concluded in 2016 investigation
Katina Powell, Andre McGee ran ‘criminal syndicate,’ U of L police concluded in 2016 investigation

University of Louisville police recommended McGee and Powell be charged with multiple felony crimes, according to a summary of the investigation.

March 22nd, 2:02 PM EDT by Jason Riley
WDRB SPECIAL REPORT | Are school buses going too fast?
WDRB SPECIAL REPORT | Are school buses going too fast?

In just minutes, we clocked eight buses speeding. And that was just the start.

March 14th, 10:12 AM EDT by Valerie Chinn
Public Safety Committee questions juvenile jail leaders on safety and audit concerns
Public Safety Committee questions juvenile jail leaders on safety and audit concerns

The Public Safety Committee questioned leaders from the Louisville Metro Youth Detention Center about recent safety concerns revealed in an external audit.

February 28th, 11:12 PM EST by Katrina Helmer
Marshall County community remembers victims and honors heroes a month after mass school shooting
Marshall County community remembers victims and honors heroes a month after mass school shooting

From heartbreak, there is also heroism. Students helping each other escape the shooting. 

February 27th, 3:07 PM EST by Valerie Chinn
Louisville's juvenile jail fights for solutions to 'longstanding problems' despite impending budget cuts
Louisville's juvenile jail fights for solutions to 'longstanding problems' despite impending budget cuts

The youth jail operated by Louisville Metro government suffers from “longstanding problems,” including high turnover among its staff and inadequate educational instruction for the kids in its custody, according to an independent audit completed last year. 

February 7th, 6:15 PM EST by Katrina Helmer
Confinement in Louisville's juvenile jail is ‘excessive and inappropriate,’ report finds
Confinement in Louisville's juvenile jail is ‘excessive and inappropriate,’ report finds

For up to 24 hours a day, teenagers can be lodged in the city’s youth detention center, alone in a room except for a toilet, table and small platform.

February 6th, 4:13 PM EST by Gil Corsey
At least 5 employees of Louisville's juvenile jail have violated sexual misconduct policies since 2016, records show
At least 5 employees of Louisville's juvenile jail have violated sexual misconduct policies since 2016, records show

During 2016 and 2017 alone, six cases were substantiated and led to employees’ leaving their jobs, according to reports obtained through a public records request.

February 5th, 7:40 PM EST by Katrina Helmer
Whistleblower claims record number of juvenile murder charges follows cover-ups and dysfunction in Louisville youth detention
February 1st, 4:37 PM EST by Gil Corsey

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