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Kentucky Gas Prices for Memorial Day Weekend

Gas prices remain mostly steady across the commonwealth. Heading into the holiday weekend AAA says the price at the pump for a gallon of regular gas in Kentucky is $4.29 which is the same average as a week ago. Drivers are paying $4.32 in Covington today, $4.11 in Henderson and...
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Jury finds leader of Black militia group guilty on two counts

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The trial for John Johnson, also known as "Grandmaster Jay," finished Friday after four days. The jury found Johnson guilty of two counts, the first being assaulting, resisting or impeding officers engaged in official duty. The second is brandishing a firearm in relation to a crime of violence.
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Kentucky Flea Market back at Kentucky Expo Center for Memorial Day weekend

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- An annual flea market is returning to the Kentucky Exposition Center this weekend. The Kentucky Flea Market Memorial Day Spectacular features 500 booths that include antiques, jewelry, toys, clothing, household goods, food, collectibles and more. It started on Friday. It goes from 10 a.m. to 6...

Cherokee park to limit cars at end of month

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Louisville Olmsted Parks Conservancy is asking people to go “car-free” at Cherokee Park on Sunday, May 29 according to a Facebook post. The Conservancy asks those with limited mobility to park near the Daniel Boone statue on Eastern Parkway or on Alexander Road.
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Barker seeks recount after losing in primary for Metro Council seat

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - As part of a battle for a seat on Louisville’s Metro Council, the Democratic candidate who finished second in the Democratic primary has requested a recount. Ray Barker, a former Louisville Metro Police Department officer, filed a complaint in Jefferson Circuit Court after losing last...

Enough Fentanyl to Kill 4 Million People Seized in Louisville Drug Bust

The Louisville Metro Police Department is investigating a recent drug bust where officers allegedly uncovered enough fentanyl to kill 4 million people. According to NBC 15, U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and Louisville officials concluded a long-term operation when they seized at least 8.5 kilograms of fentanyl and 20,000 to 30,000 suspected fentanyl pills from a Louisville-area storage unit last week. According to the DEA, merely one kilogram of the drug has the potential to kill 500,000 people.

Opening day of Forecastle 2022 kicks off with thousands attending

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Months earlier than its typically held, Forecastle Festival returned to downtown Louisville with thousands of attendees on Friday. The annual music festival goes from Friday through Sunday at the Waterfront Park this weekend. It's previously been held in mid-July. After rain early in the afternoon, skies...
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Breeze launches nonstop flights to San Francisco from Louisville

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - In time for Memorial Day weekend, Breeze Airways launched nonstop flights to San Francisco from Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport. Tickets to San Francisco start at $89 one way. First-class tickets on all Breeze flight are only a few hundred dollars. “If you are accustomed to...
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Welcome to the summer of sandwiches

The idea of chefs sharing their favorite sandwiches has always intrigued me. A sandwich is something so hearty and filling, but with the complexity of a gourmet dish — all turned into a glorious finger food. Today, I’ve compiled some of my favorite loaded gourmet sandwiches to share with your taste buds.
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LMPD swears in 18 new officers

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - The Louisville Metro Police Department welcomed 19 new officers and one Metro Arson Recruit on Friday. Mayor Greg Fischer and Chief Erika Shields delivered the Oath of Office during the swearing in ceremony. They dedicated their class to Zachary Cottongim, a veteran policeman who was hit...

Decision Made On 2022 Kentucky vs. Louisville Game

The Kentucky-Louisville men's basketball game for next season officially has a set date for when it'll take place. Per Jon Rothstein, the game will take place on Dec. 31 (New Year's Eve) and it'll be played at Rupp Arena in downtown Lexington. This will be the first-ever matchup between John...
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Police investigating two separate overnight shootings in Louisville

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - Investigation is underway after Louisville Metro police responded to two separate shootings in Louisville overnight. The first shooting was reported around 1:20 a.m. Saturday in the 2100 block of Hale Avenue. LMPD spokesman Aaron Ellis said officers responded to a ShotSpotter call and found a teenage...