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Louisville women's basketball adds 6-5 transfer center Josie Williams

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- University of Louisville women's basketball coach Jeff Walz added some size on the interior Thursday when the program announced the signing of Josie Williams, a 6-foot-5-inch graduate transfer from Utah Valley State. Williams was twice named first-team All-Western Athletic Conference and led Utah Valley last season...
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UPDATE: WANTED Gunman: He engaged in a shootout with Kentucky State Police

Hendersonville Police, Metro Police Department, Millersville Police Department. FBI Task Force, THP, and TBI. The investigation by each of the above jurisdictions working in unison led to Edwards being located in Louisville, KY. He engaged in a shootout with Kentucky State Police and Edwards is deceased. Officer Cameron Ferrell was...
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Suspect accused of shooting Tennessee police officer dead after chase, shootout in Louisville

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A man accused of shooting a Tennessee police officer is dead after a police chase and shootout with state police troopers in Louisville. The Metro Nashville Police Department said in a Tweet Tuesday evening that the suspect, Samuel Quinton Edwards, was "involved in an exchange of gunfire with Kentucky State Police in Louisville. He is deceased."

Louisville Police officer saves infant's life after she had stopped breathing

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — It was one family's worst nightmare when their 7-day-old child stopped breathing outside a Louisville gas station. In a video posted to twitter, the Louisville Metro Police Department said Officers Noah Cole and Nick Greene were inside a gas station at 18th and Broadway when the young girl's father ran in saying his daughter, Emma, wasn't breathing.

Kroger store in New Albany reopens after $3 million renovation

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Kroger is celebrating the grand reopening of one of its New Albany locations. A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Thursday morning at the location on Charlestown Road. The store was undergoing a $3 million renovation, which includes updated interior and exterior decor, relocated produce and floral departments,...

WATCH: LMPD officer saves 1-week-old baby who had stopped breathing

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A 1-week-old baby who had stopped breathing outside a Louisville gas station is doing well thanks to the heroic actions of a Louisville Metro Police officer, according to the LMPD's Facebook page. LMPD First Division officers Noah Cole and Nick Greene were inside a gas station...

Louisville women's basketball adds Utah Valley State's Josie Williams from transfer portal

Louisville women's basketball has added depth to its front court with the signing of Utah Valley State center Josie Williams. "We are thrilled to add Josie to our Cardinal family," Cardinals coach Jeff Walz said in a press release announcing the move Thursday morning. "She brings experience and depth to our front court. We are excited to get her on campus as soon as we can."

Kentucky State Police troopers kill Tennessee man, Nashville police say

Kentucky State Police troopers shot and killed Samuel Quinton Edwards of Tennessee Tuesday night, according to the Metro Nashville Police Department. The shooting took place at Dixie Highway and Ashby Lane in the Valley Station neighborhood. Nashville police said that Edwards had shot an officer in Hendersonville, Tenn., the day...

National nonprofit pays off home of fallen Louisville police officer

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A national nonprofit announced Thursday it paid off the house of a fallen Louisville Metro Police officer. The Tunnel to Towers Foundation said it paid the full mortgage for the family of Officer Zachary Cottongim, who died in December at the age of 29. Cottongim was hit by a vehicle when a driver lost control on Interstate 64. He was outside of his police cruiser "conducting an investigation of a vehicle," LMPD said.

Man who died trying to save woman receives Carnegie Medal

The remains of 34-year-old Adam L. Thomas were discovered in Newburgh, Indiana, after he jumped into a Louisville, Kentucky stretch of the Ohio River trying to save a woman's life. He's now being recognized with North America’s highest honor for civilian heroism.

McConnell takes aim at Biden over criticism of Supreme Court decision

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (KT) – Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell took exception to President Joe Biden’s criticism of the U.S. Supreme Court’s abortion ruling Thursday while speaking to reporters who were huddled with NATO allies in Madrid. President Biden said the Supreme Court’s decision ending a constitutional right...
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Breonna Taylor case: Firing of ex-LMPD detective upheld by judge

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - The firing of a Louisville Metro police officer has been upheld by a Jefferson Circuit Court judge. Joshua Jaynes was fired in January 2021 for violating LMPD standard operating procedures dealing with the preparation of a search warrant and untruthfulness. The case involves in the search...

New K-9s sniffing out drugs at Louisville Metro Corrections

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Some of the newest staff members at Louisville's jail have fur and four legs. Officials said the new K-9 program at Louisville Metro Corrections is saving inmates' lives. The jail spent several months earlier this year dealing with deaths and overdoses. Officials now hope that two...