Kentucky hero who saved semi-truck driver who was dangling from bridge identified
Bryce Carden has been identified as the firefighter who rescued a semi-truck driver who was stuck dangling over the Clark Memorial Bridge in Kentucky on Friday.
Semi-truck hangs over Second Street Bridge in Louisville
LMPD searching for 24-year-old woman last seen in Louisville's Newburg neighborhood
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — Louisville Metro Police are looking for an endangered missing woman last seen in Louisville's Newburg neighborhood. LMPD said Sarah Muscara, 24, was last seen in the 5600 block of Robinwood Road, off Rangeland Road on March 1, 2024. Muscara has a serious medical condition, and...
Man Charged In Organized Crime Ring
A man police believe was involved in an organized crime ring involving hundreds of thousands of dollars of stolen goods from a home improvement store chain has been arrested. According to arrest documents, 66 year-old Gary Carman was arrested for helping steal more than $300,000 in merchandise from Louisville area Lowe’s stores over a six month period.
Second Street Bridge will remain closed to assess damage
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - After salvage crews lifted the semi-truck back onto the Second Street Bridge, inspectors have to make sure the bridge is safe. “We’re going to leave the bridge closed until our team can go look at the structure of the bridge itself and determine the extent of the damage, and when that can possibly be reopened,” KYTC Engineer James Ballinger said.
Kentucky Mansion With Interesting Features Up For Auction With Starting Bid of Only $1
I tend to be very realistic about goals and aspirations. I'm not typically materialistic in that I'm perfectly happy with our little house and as long as my vehicle gets me from point A to point B, that's all I care about. However, the idea of living in a beautiful mansion with features out of a Barbie Dream House seems pretty awesome.
St. Vincent de Paul opens 3rd Louisville thrift store on Preston Highway
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- St. Vincent de Paul opened a new thrift store Friday in Okolona. The new location on Preston Highway will have new mattresses, new and used clothing, household items and more. All the proceeds from the thrift store will help those in need. "We have about 12...
Valley Station man wins $150K on lottery scratch-off: 'For the first time...I’m not in debt'
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A Valley Station man took home more than his groceries during one of his shopping trips. He also took home thousands of dollars. The Kentucky Lottery says Charles Stallard stopped at Price Less Foods on Dixie Highway in Louisville on Feb. 9 to do his grocery shopping when he purchased a $5 50X The Cash ticket.
🚧 Inspection of Clark Memorial Bridge Sidewalk and Railing Underway in Jefferson County
The time displayed is local to the original X account in Louisville, KY area. Local engineers have initiated a preliminary evaluation of the structural integrity of the Clark Memorial Bridge in Jefferson County, employing drone technology to conduct the inspection. To ascertain the current condition of both the sidewalk and railing, this step precedes a more thorough physical inspection. This latter examination will enable a detailed assessment of the bridge's components above and below the deck. The comprehensive review will take place as soon as the area around the bridge is deemed safe for the engineers to proceed. For additional information regarding the inspection process and updates on the status of the Clark Memorial Bridge, please refer to the following link: https://t.co/6u6SZgmUK7.
Local Alert: Kentucky's Severe Weather Awareness Week March 1-7, 2024 Aims to Prepare Residents
Kentucky will hold Severe Weather Awareness Week from March 1-7, 2024. The aim is to prepare residents for weather hazards like tornadoes, severe thunderstorms, large hail, lightning, heavy rain, flooding, and high winds. The initiative highlights the need for preparedness for severe weather.
Kentucky lawmakers pushing plan for school bus discipline -- for students and parents
FRANKFORT — School bus drivers could soon get help in dealing with unruly students under a bill passed by the state House of Representatives on Friday. Sponsored by Rep. Emily Callaway, R-Louisville, House Bill 446 would require local boards of education to adopt a transportation policy that includes behavioral standards for riding school buses and a clear disciplinary procedure for when students or their parents misbehave.
Louisville Feb 29 Weekly Crime Report: 14 Incidents and 48 Crime Stories
Louisville Feb 29 Weekly Crime Report: 14 Incidents and 48 Crime Stories. During the last week, Louisville, a place that is usually calm and peaceful, has witnessed an alarming spike in crime rates. A total of 14 crimes have been reported, with a significant number of them being of a severe nature. The most recurring crime type was shooting, accounting for 10 out of the 14 incidents. This was followed by assault, which was reported 4 times. The data shows a concerning trend of violence, with shootings occurring at various times throughout the week, including late at night. Assaults were also spread across the week, further indicating the persistent nature of these crimes. This surge in crime rates underscores the need for increased vigilance and proactive measures from the local law enforcement. The situation calls for an immediate response to ensure the safety and security of the residents of Louisville.
Triumph Over Tragedy | How a rescue team's bravery helped during a harrowing rescue
WHAS11 Anchor Doug Proffitt shares personal thoughts about Friday's incredible rescue above the Ohio River.
The best steakhouse in Louisville right now, according to diners—plus, see the rest of the top 30
Stacker compiled a list of the highest-rated steakhouses in Louisville, according to diners' reviews on Yelp as of January 2024.
Man in hospital after shooting in Old Louisville
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - A man is in the hospital after a shooting in Old Louisville Friday afternoon, according to Louisville Metro police. LMPD spokesperson John Bradley said around 1 p.m., officers were called to the area of 4th Street and St. Catherine Street where they found a man who’d been shot in the leg.
JCPS basketball coach and wife, a former principal, will return to positions after district investigation
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The head basketball coach at Fairdale High School and his wife will return to their positions at the school Monday after an investigation by Jefferson County Public Schools. The district confirmed Friday morning that John and Traci Hunt were both under investigation. John Hunt led Fairdale...
Roof catches fire at west side Mexican restaurant
The pictures are from the scene on the west side of town on 30th and Georgetown.
Louisville woman living for more than a year without gas, electric receives 'miracle' from Metro employee
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- As a code enforcement officer for Metro Louisville, Michele Benzing spends her days going around the Portland neighborhood, checking on properties to make sure they're secure. But one day back in December, she had a new service call to a home. When she showed up, she...
'Live like Madelynn' | Family of Madelynn Troutt marks grim anniversary with memorial
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Friday marked three years since a Louisville teen was killed by a drunk driver on Dixie Highway. Madelynn Troutt was a senior at Butler High School before her life was cut short when she was killed in a car crash caused by an alleged drunk driver. Her family said she loved cheerleading, was a friend to every person she came in contact with, and planned to study nursing at Bellarmine after graduation.
Wrapping Up One of the Warmest Winters in Louisville
For record-keeping purposes, March 1 is the start of spring in the weather community. That means today we can take a look back at the statistics from the winter season and the month of February. The 2023-24 winter season goes down at the 8th warmest in Louisville, and February 2024 was the 4th warmest February on record in Louisville.