Kentucky religious leaders celebrate Supreme Court decision

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (KT) - Christian leaders from across Kentucky are celebrating the Supreme Court’s unanimous decision in the case of Fulton vs. Philadelphia announced on Thursday. The nine justices sided with a Catholic foster care agency that says its religious views prevent it from working with same-sex couples as foster...
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Judge: Ex-Indiana wildlife center proprietor owes PETA $734K

CHARLESTOWN, Ind. (AP) — A federal judge has ordered the former proprietor of a southern Indiana wildlife center and his ex-wife to pay People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals more than $700,000 in attorney’s fees stemming from its successful lawsuit alleging violations of the Endangered Species Act. The judge...

Ky. lawmaker, daughter, file lawsuit over their felony arrest during protest

A Kentucky lawmaker, her daughter and a Louisville activist have filed a lawsuit over their arrests on felony riot charges during last summer’s racial injustice protests. State Rep. Attica Scott, D-Louisville, filed the suit with Ashanti Scott and Shameka Parrish-Wright, a local activist and candidate for mayor, the Courier Journal reported.
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David James’ Father’s Day request: Go to the doctor

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - Metro Council President David James has a problem, and no ordinance, zoning change, or task force can help him. Months ago, he invited WAVE 3 News to follow him through his uncertain medical journey to help get the message out to men, as Father’s Day approaches, to stop staying away from the doctor.
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'Is 19 a curse for my children?': Louisville parents almost lose second child to gun violence

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Ballard Park was empty Wednesday. "You would think the swings would be swinging, and kids would be sliding, but no one is here," said Krista Gwynn. But last week, the park was full of commotion — and not for good reason. On June 7, Krista and Navada Gwynn's 19-year-old daughter was shot alongside a 17-year-old boy. That boy, DaJuan Coward, sustained serious injuries. After being on life support, he died later that week.

New homeshare platform in Louisville connects hosts and renters seeking safe, affordable options

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A new homeshare platform is launching in Louisville to provide more affordable housing options. Nesterly connects renters to available rooms in people’s houses for a reasonable price, and it in turn helps homeowners cash in on some extra rent. The group first launched in Boston in 2017. It was planning to set up in Louisville last year, but the COVID-19 pandemic delayed those efforts.
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Louisville employers recognize Juneteenth as formal holiday

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - Two large Louisville employers have moved to give workers a day off in recognition of Juneteenth this year. June 19 marks the day that the last slaves in America learned they were free, despite President Abraham Lincoln signing the Emancipation Proclamation two years prior. The Louisville...

AMC to showcase black actors in 'Black Picture Showcase'

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- AMC theaters plan to showcase black actors on the big screen in honor of Juneteenth. Starting Friday and running through June 24, guests can buy $5 tickets to see a collection of classic black-led films as part of the movie theater chain's first "AMC Black Picture Showcase."

Federal Judge Orders Wildlife In Need To Cover PETA Legal Fees

More legal troubles are facing an embattled Southern Indiana man who used to run a wildlife refuge. A federal judge in New Albany ordered Tim Stark to pay PETA – People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals – $656,733 in legal fees. The organization accused Stark of violating the Endangered...

A tribute to Ben Merold

It has been said, “All Christians need a mentor like Paul to instruct them, a friend like Barnabas to encourage them and a student like Timothy to incentivize them.”. Even though I’m 77, Ben Merold still serves as an Apostle Paul in my life. I have tremendous respect for him and often think, “If I live to be 95, I want to be like Ben Merold.”