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Man charged after shooting at Dollar General employees over gift card

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - A Louisville man has been charged with attempted murder after police said he tried to kill Dollar General employees over a non-working gift card. Justice Hall, 23, was arrested on Wednesday and booked in Louisville Metro Corrections. According to an arrest report, Hall went to the...
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Crews begin demolishing damaged St. Matthews strip mall

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A damaged strip mall in St. Matthews is finally getting demolished. Crews started tearing down the Galleria of St. Matthews strip mall. In 2019, the roof partially collapsed and the building was condemned, forcing several businesses — like Del Frisco's, Havana Rumba and others — to close or relocate.
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Man shot near Wyandotte Park rushed to hospital for surgery

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - Louisville Metro Police is investigating after a man was shot near Wyandotte Park on Thursday evening. Dispatchers said calls came in around 5:32 p.m. to the 3700 block of Taylor Boulevard on reports of a shooting. According to LMPD spokeswoman Alicia Smiley, officers arrived and found...
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Puppies found zipped in backpack at crash scene rescued by LMPD officer

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Three puppies were rescued from a crash site thanks to an officer with a keen ear. The Louisville Metro Police Department posted a picture Thursday on Facebook of an officer with a trio of very small puppies, eyes still closed. They're so tiny, he could hold all of them in his two hands.

Affordable housing development with 190 units coming to Charlestown

CHARLESTOWN, Ind. — A new, affordable housing development is coming to Charlestown, Indiana. The project, which has not been named, received a zoning change Wednesday night from the Charlestown City Council. "When you drive by this project and look at it, you will not be able to tell it from...

Christmas in Charlestown adds Winter Holiday Market

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Charlestown's already jam-packed Christmas light show has something new this year. The city has added a Winter Holiday Market, consisting of 20 storefronts designed especially for the holidays at the Family Activities Park. The market is an addition to the Greenway Park lights and the animated...

Louisville Zoo trains will keep chugging at a different zoo — and a bourbon distillery

The Louisville Zoo’s out-of-use blue and yellow trains will get a second life at a Texas zoo as well as a distillery closer to home. The Zoo recently sold the two trains for more than $470,000 combined. Miniature trains were used to transport visitors around the park from the first day the zoo opened in 1969 until 2019, when an underground mine collapsed close to a portion of the track. Louisville Metro officials estimated that moving that part of the railway would cost more than $1 million.

Louisville florist celebrates 50 years in business

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Lloyd's Florist in Louisville celebrated Thursday being in business for 50 years. The Chamber of St. Matthews held a ribbon-cutting to congratulate the business on the achievement. The shop is on Preston Highway near Interstate 265. For decades, the shop has helped with weddings and special...
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LMPD officer rescues puppies at crash site zipped inside backpack

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - Three tiny puppies were saved by a Louisville Metro Police officer after finding them near a crash site. According to LMPD’s Facebook page, an officer was responding to a vehicle collision on Nov. 19 when he heard noises coming from a nearby backpack. The officer went...

Louisville Hammers Michigan in Top 15 Matchup

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Emily Engstler had 18 points and 14 rebounds, Kianna Smith added 14 points and No. 10 Louisville used a 25-2 run over the first and second quarters to run past No. 12 Michigan 70-48 on Thursday night in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge. The Cardinals (6-1) initially...

Defense carries Cards as they dominate Michigan in battle of top-10 teams at Yum Center

The Louisville women's basketball team continued its strong play with a dominating performance in a top-10 matchup with Michigan. The Cardinals, ranked No. 5 in the USA Today Coaches Poll, defeated ninth-ranked Michigan 70-48. It's the first top-10 win for Louisville since beating NC State on Feb. 13, 2019. Louisville (6-1) trailed the Wolverines 7-2 early but a 23-2 run helped it build an insurmountable lead for Michigan.

Bardstown area health care leaders discuss COVID-19

BARDSTOWN, Ky. (WTVQ/Press Release) – Health care leaders in the Bardstown area joined a forum Thursday hosted by Flaget Memorial Hospital to discuss the impact of COVID-19 in Nelson and surrounding counties. During the press conference, which can be viewed on the Flaget Memorial Hospital (click here) Facebook page, hospital...

Louisville Zoo debuts 3 new penguin chicks

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The Louisville Zoo family is growing. Three little penguin chicks recently hatched. They don't have names yet and are still nesting with their parents off-exhibit, but will return in the spring. The zoo said more chicks are expected soon. The penguin care team is watching over...
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Shooting outside of St. Matthews gym under investigation

WAVE 3 News - Thursday evening, December 2, 2021. MSD crosses county line to take over Bullitt wastewater system. The challenge of managing raw sewage crossed county lines with a new acquisition by the Louisville Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD). CDC, doctors recommend all adults should get COVID-19 booster shot. Updated:...

Looking Back: Dave Stone’s journey with Southeast

Dave and Beth Stone had been praying about their next step in ministry when they visited Southeast Christian Church during Thanksgiving weekend in 1988. Then Senior Minister Bob Russell, who had known Dave for years, stopped to talk with him in the church parking lot. He explained that the elders believed it was the right time to hire a preaching associate to share the preaching load and asked if Dave was interested.

Louisville Zoo celebrates hatching of 3 penguins

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Officials with the Louisville Zoo announced the hatching of three penguins over the past six weeks. In a news release, zoo officials said that the eldest Little Penguin chick was hatched on Oct. 28 to parents Miramar and Rabbit. The second chick emerged from its egg on Nov. 4 to parents Eudyptula “Tula” and Granite, and the youngest hatched on Nov. 15 to parents Clarkie and Boost.