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50-year-old identified as man killed in hit-and-run crash on Dixie Highway
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Coroners have identified the man killed in a hit-and-run crash on Dixie Highway last month. The Jefferson County Coroner's Office said that 50-year-old Ronald Ables was the man killed in the crash. Louisville Metro Police Department said the crash happened on Dixie Highway at West Orell...
President of large Louisville manufacturing company arrested, accused of theft and fraud
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The president and owner of a large manufacturing company with operations in Louisville and southern Indiana was arrested Friday on several warrants. Kentucky State Police arrested 57-year-old John Christopher Gibbs, the president and CEO of GIM, Inc. Gibbs is facing multiple counts of theft, fraud and corrupt business influence.
'This is a special track': Fans disagree with decision to move spring meet to Ellis Park
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — It's a first in the 149-year history of the track; after Sunday, Churchill Downs is moving the rest of its spring meet to western Kentucky. Just before the last race at Churchill Downs on Friday, as the horses headed out of the gate, the news was also breaking.
Troubleshooter Exclusive: Injured LMPD Officer Nick Wilt’s family shares progress
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - For the first time, the family of the young officer who put strangers’ lives before his own during the mass shooting at Old National Bank talked about their gratitude, heartache and hope. “Zack called me and said, ‘Mom, sit down and breathe,’” Jennifer Wilt, Nick...
LMPD: Woman killed in crash involving TARC bus on Preston Highway
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) – A woman was killed in a crash involving a city TARC bus Friday morning. It happened in the 2900 block of Preston Highway near Audubon Park. Louisville Metro spokesman Dwight Mitchell said police responded to calls reporting a crash involving a TARC bus around 9:45 a.m.
Louisville police looking for wanted woman accused of stealing identities, credit cards
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Have you seen this woman?. Louisville Metro Police is asking the public for help in tracking down Jessica Whitehouse. According to LMPD, she's wanted on multiple felony warrants for stealing people's identities, spending thousands of dollars on stolen credit cards and trafficking identities. Police said she...
Man killed in head-on crash on Dixie Highway identified; other driver still at large
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) – The Jefferson County coroner released the identity of the man who died nearly two weeks after he was involved in a head-on crash. On May 17, Louisville police were called to respond to a report of a crash on Dixie Highway at West Orell. LMPD...
Police give all clear after bomb threat made against southern Indiana Kohl's department store
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- City officials are asking people to avoid the area of the Kohl's department store in New Albany due to a bomb threat that was received Friday afternoon. According to the City of New Albany Government, the threat was made against the location at 3899 Charlestown Road...
Louisville man arrested for allegedly selling gun to juvenile who shot another juvenile
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A Louisville man was arrested after police said he sold a gun to a juvenile who then used it to shoot another juvenile. According to court documents, 42-year-old Kelly Cardwell was arrested by Louisville Metro Police officers Thursday afternoon. Police said sometime between April 4-24, he...
Kentucky student who survived shooting graduates Saturday
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — This Saturday, the senior class of Pleasure Ridge Park High School in Louisville will celebrate their graduation. Among them will be Justin Caudell, who survived a shooting and even made it back to the soccer pitch. “I look at it way differently. Because if none of...
CORONER: Woman killed in Wednesday’s I-69 crash identified
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA) - The Allen County Coroner’s Office has released the identity of the woman that was killed in the I-69 N crash near Union Chapel Road early Wednesday morning. The coroner identified the woman as 24-year-old Megan Hazzard of Louisville, Kentucky. The crash happened around 3:30...
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‘I was panicking’: Louisville woman recalls being caught in rip current
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - This is the time of year when many families head to the beach. But a warning, watch out for rip currents. It’s something a Louisville woman wants everyone to remember. Rip Currents are unpredictable and dangerous. The powerful force can pull a person away from...
LMPD investigating after shooting victim found dead
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - The Louisville Metro Police Department has confirmed that a man was killed in a shooting on South 1st Street at East Jacob Street. Officers were called to the shooting on Thursday at about 4:30 a.m. The man was pronounced dead on the scene. LMPD is handling...
Louisville woman wins $225K while stopping to get drink at Kroger
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — It's not often that you walk out of a grocery store with more money than you came in with, but that was the case for a Louisville woman recently. According to Kentucky Lottery officials, the woman stopped at the Bardstown Road Kroger on Tuesday to get a drink and bought two $10 scratch-offs.
Jeffersonville police officers to keep cruiser lights on while patrolling
JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (WDRB) -- In an effort to increase police presence in the community, the Jeffersonville Police Department will keep the red and blue lights constant on its cruisers while patrolling areas of the community. The lights will remain on but won't flash or blink, and there won't be a...
Big changes headed to JCPS next school year
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — While Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) let out for the summer on Thursday, when students come back in the fall, there will be some major changes. JCPS is currently in the midst of rolling out the first major overhaul of its student assignment plan in decades.
Shooting results in 1 injured at Louisville mall
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – A shooting inside a Louisville mall sent one person to the hospital. Police received a call just before 4 p.m. Wednesday afternoon of a shooting at Mall St. Matthews. When officers arrived, they found one person shot in the arm. They were transported to UofL Hospital.
89-year-old veteran finally gets high school diploma after over seven decades
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — J. Graham Brown School’s class of 2023 stepped into the next stage of their lives Friday. Unknowingly, among them was 89-year-old Roy Collett who has watched his daughter Angela Parsons graduate over the years. "I ended up getting my PHD, which I wouldn't have without...
Sportsdrome Speedway holding figure 8 bus races Saturday night
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The Sportsdrome Speedway in Clarksville, Indiana, will host the Roosters School Bus Figure 8 Races on Saturday night. Owner Mike Gibson said the idea of figure eight bus races started in Florida. So he bought some of Louisville's busses to make it happen. And this year,...
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