SUNDAY EDITION | Teachers hoping to pass key electoral test
SUNDAY EDITION | Teachers hoping to pass key electoral test

Nearly six months after thousands of teachers protested at the Capitol, dozens of current and former educators who hope to join Kentucky’s General Assembly are nearing the Nov. 6 finish line.

SUNDAY EDITION | Where is Google Fiber? Mostly in the Highlands, records show
SUNDAY EDITION | Where is Google Fiber? Mostly in the Highlands, records show

Nearly a year since launching service in Louisville, Google Fiber has mainly focused on higher-income neighborhoods like Belknap and Deer Park.

Chris Otts
SUNDAY EDITION | DUI arrests cut in half since ride-sharing began in Louisville
SUNDAY EDITION | DUI arrests cut in half since ride-sharing began in Louisville

Louisville police made nearly 2,700 DUI arrests in 2013, the last full year before Uber and Lyft began operating here. But those citations began to fall the next year and have been below 1,400 each of the last two years.

Jason Riley
SUNDAY EDITION | Real (confusing?) ID: Kentucky prepares to roll out new driver’s licenses
SUNDAY EDITION | Real (confusing?) ID: Kentucky prepares to roll out new driver’s licenses

Kentucky will offer two different licenses starting next January as it comes into compliance with federal rules for state-issued IDs.

Marcus Green
SUNDAY EDITION | Emails show Marathon jacked up gas prices, Kentucky AG says
SUNDAY EDITION | Emails show Marathon jacked up gas prices, Kentucky AG says

Attorney General Andy Beshear is reviving an 11-year-old lawsuit against Marathon Petroleum over gas prices during Hurricane Katrina. But a low-profile bill passed by the GOP-controlled legislature may help Marathon's case.

Chris Otts
SUNDAY EDITION | School shootings spur safety efforts in Kentuckiana
SUNDAY EDITION | School shootings spur safety efforts in Kentuckiana

Jefferson County Public Schools may create its own security force, allowing the district to train, monitor and evaluate officers.

Kevin Wheatley
SUNDAY EDITION | Kentucky woman battles state police for answers about daughter’s abduction
SUNDAY EDITION | Kentucky woman battles state police for answers about daughter’s abduction

"We have reason to believe that the state police has actively withheld information and … are covering up certain instances of evidence that came about from" the abduction, an attorney told a Franklin County judge.

Jason Riley
SUNDAY EDITION | Bike lanes pedal into Louisville’s race for mayor
SUNDAY EDITION | Bike lanes pedal into Louisville’s race for mayor

Bike lanes represent a minimal part of the city's budget. But at times they're an outsized part of Louisville politics.

Marcus Green
SUNDAY EDITION | Louisville’s newest landlord: Wall Street
SUNDAY EDITION | Louisville’s newest landlord: Wall Street

Financial firms in New York and other institutional investors are snapping up single-family homes in Louisville. They want to be your landlord for years to come.

Chris Otts
SUNDAY EDITION | Past school takeovers yield mixed results
SUNDAY EDITION | Past school takeovers yield mixed results

Completely taking over struggling schools and districts is relatively new, beginning in the 1980s. Researchers who spoke with WDRB say the relatively novelty of the practice means research on the effectiveness of takeovers is scarce.

Kevin Wheatley
SUNDAY EDITION | KSP plays hardball to keep public records under wraps, review finds
SUNDAY EDITION | KSP plays hardball to keep public records under wraps, review finds

Despite the department’s mandate of enforcing laws enacted by the state, KSP has violated Kentucky’s Open Records law more than any other state or local government agency over the last five years.

Jason Riley
SUNDAY EDITION | Louisville’s expanded convention center set to re-enter ‘highly competitive industry’
SUNDAY EDITION | Louisville’s expanded convention center set to re-enter ‘highly competitive industry’

Louisville is spending $207 million to expand its center at a time when dozens of other cities are pursuing similar projects.

Marcus Green
SUNDAY EDITION | Recent teacher-student sex cases highlight 'worst type of abuse'
SUNDAY EDITION | Recent teacher-student sex cases highlight 'worst type of abuse'

Legal and social experts say the accused teachers may have not only violated laws against teachers pursuing sexual relationships with students, but also a critical trust between educators and their pupils.

June 21st, 5:15 PM by Kevin Wheatley
SUNDAY EDITION | 20 years, thousands of degrees: UPS' college program enters third decade
SUNDAY EDITION | 20 years, thousands of degrees: UPS' college program enters third decade

UPS' Metro College has been paying for nighttime workers in Louisville to go to college for 20 years. A look at the program and how it compares to others at employers like Walmart and Starbucks.

June 15th, 2:22 PM by Chris Otts
SUNDAY EDITION | East End tunnel needed additional repairs after sprinkler system fixed
SUNDAY EDITION | East End tunnel needed additional repairs after sprinkler system fixed

Emails obtained by WDRB News indicate that sensors meant to keep pipes in the tunnel from freezing were installed in the wrong place.

June 8th, 4:39 PM by Marcus Green
SUNDAY EDITION | Video shows final moments of Ky. inmate who starved to death
SUNDAY EDITION | Video shows final moments of Ky. inmate who starved to death

“The death of Inmate James Embry occurred as the result of a systemic failure at the Kentucky State Penitentiary involving many interacting issues,” the Department of Corrections investigation concluded. 

May 31st, 4:56 PM by Jason Riley

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