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Volunteers aim to transform former Smoketown liquor store into community center

Volunteers aim to transform former Smoketown liquor store into community centerYou name it and volunteers at the future Steam Exchange building in Smoketown did it.
  • Local
  • 14 hours, 36 minutes ago
Crime

Man pleads guilty to killing girlfriend, hiding body

Man pleads guilty to killing girlfriend, hiding bodyA Pulaski County man has pleaded guilty to killing his girlfriend and hiding her body in a sinkhole.
  • Crime
  • 16 hours, 6 minutes ago
Nation

Exonerated death row inmate meets the former prosecutor who put him there

Exonerated death row inmate meets the former prosecutor who put him thereWhen Glenn Ford walked out of prison for the first time in 30 years, he had a state-issued debit card for $20. His prison account had $0.24. Everything he owned fit into two cardboard boxes.
  • Nation
  • 18 hours, 2 minutes ago
Health

Elmo says 'get vaccinated' in new video

Elmo says 'get vaccinated' in new videoTurns out even Muppets aren't immune to the need for vaccinations.
  • Health
  • 19 hours, 21 minutes ago
Crime

Death investigation underway after body found in vehicle, police say

Death investigation underway after body found in vehicle, police sayPolice are conducting a death investigation in the Parkland neighborhood after a man was found dead in a vehicle early Saturday morning.
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  • 20 hours, 9 minutes ago
Local

Army shutting down more wounded warrior transition care units as number of injured, ill drops

Army shutting down more wounded warrior transition care units as number of injured, ill dropsFor the second time in two years, the U.S. Army is shutting down a number of the specialized medical units that were set up at military bases around the country to help care for severely wounded warriors returning from battle.
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  • 21 hours, 13 minutes ago
Nation

Florida Orphan Davion Only to Be Adopted by Caseworker

Florida Orphan Davion Only to Be Adopted by CaseworkerFlorida Orphan Davion Only to Be Adopted by Caseworker
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  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Crime

2 Arrests Made in Fatal Shooting of University Student

2 Arrests Made in Fatal Shooting of University Student2 Arrests Made in Fatal Shooting of University Student
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  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Crime

Suspect named, warrant issued in fatal Madison, Ind. shooting

Suspect named, warrant issued in fatal Madison, Ind. shootingStewart was shot during a scuffle in the 400 Block of West Vaughn Street Thursday night around 9 p.m. and later died at King's Daughter Hospital in Madison.
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  • 1 day, 13 hours ago
Local

2 men charged with murder after UK student shot, killed

2 men charged with murder after UK student shot, killedPolice are currently looking for other individuals involving the murder of Mr. Krueger.
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  • 1 day, 13 hours ago
Thunder Over Louisville

Lou. gets ready for 'Thunder'

Lou. gets ready for 'Thunder'"This is our first one, so it's going to be exciting. We are looking forward to it," vendor Dan Egbert said.
  • Thunder Over Louisville
  • 1 day, 13 hours ago
Indiana

Jeffersonville apartment building fire leaves many with very little to nothing

Jeffersonville apartment building fire leaves many with very little to nothingRenters were not allowed back into the building on Friday and the fire department has not yet released what they think started the flames.
  • Indiana
  • 1 day, 14 hours ago
Crime

Fmr. caregiver arraigned on charges of abuse, neglect

Fmr. caregiver arraigned on charges of abuse, neglectLesa was a caregiver at the Bingham House, a facility that provides services for individuals with intellectual disabilities.
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  • 1 day, 14 hours ago
Education

Ky. officials approve tuition increases at 4 state colleges

Ky. officials approve tuition increases at 4 state collegesThe Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education approved a 3 percent hike for the University of Kentucky, 2.9 percent for Eastern Kentucky University, 2.9 percent for Murray State University and 3.1 percent for Northern Kentucky University.
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  • 1 day, 15 hours ago
Indiana

Pence signs into law bill expanding use of overdose drug

Pence signs into law bill expanding use of overdose drugPreviously, only health professionals could administer the drug known as Nalaxone or Narcan for people who overdosed on heroin and other opiates such as morphine and oxycodone.
  • Indiana
  • 1 day, 15 hours ago
Indiana

Scott Co. residents fear getting in trouble with law over needle exchange

Scott Co. residents fear getting in trouble with law over needle exchangeThe fear of getting in trouble with the law appear to be keeping people from coming forward in Scott County, Indiana's needle exchange program.
  • Indiana
  • 1 day, 15 hours ago
Nation

Officer who rammed armed man with car details encounter

Officer who rammed armed man with car details encounterArizona police officer Michael Rapiejko felt he had no option but to run over an armed man walking down a busy business corridor, according to an audio recording of an interview with a prosecutor following the Feb. 19 incident that went viral this week.
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  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
Local

GUIDE: 2015 Thunder Over Louisville

GUIDE: 2015 Thunder Over LouisvilleYour guide for information about the 2015 Kentucky Derby Festival's Thunder Over Louisville
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  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
Nation

Tulsa roommates batter each other with beer bottles in iPhone vs. Android dispute

Tulsa roommates batter each other with beer bottles in iPhone vs. Android disputeJiro Mendez said the incident started when he and his roommate, Elias Ecevo, were in their apartment's parking lot arguing over which smartphone was better, according to the Tulsa Police Department.
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  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
Local

Rand Paul's wife signs copies of her new book in Lou.

Rand Paul's wife signs copies of her new book in Lou.Kelley Paul signed copies of her new book titled - "True and Constant Friends: Love and Inspiration from Our Grandmothers, Mothers, and Friends."
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  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
Local

Late Metro Council President Jim King honored with Silver Horseshoe Award

Late Metro Council President Jim King honored with Silver Horseshoe AwardESPN Broadcaster and former Duke player Jay Bilas was the featured speaker of the annual "They're Off Luncheon" Friday, April 17, which kicks off all the festivities around the Derby City.
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  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
Crime

Dozens of people arrested in Scott Co. drug bust

Dozens of people arrested in Scott Co. drug bustThe Indiana State Police went undercover long before the HIV epidemic began in the area, using help from local agencies.
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  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
Thunder Over Louisville

'Thunder Over Louisville' set to rumble on Saturday

'Thunder Over Louisville' set to rumble on SaturdaySome real estate will be lost within the Thunder venue, including about half of the North Great Lawn, the 4th Street Wharf, as well as lower parts of the River Walk.
  • Thunder Over Louisville
  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
Local

Former Louisville Women's Basketball Player Jude Schimmel Signing Book on Sunday

Former Louisville Women's Basketball Player Jude Schimmel Signing Book on SundayJude Schimmel has a captivating story to tell about her struggles and upbringing on a reservation in Oregon, experiences after leaving home, and successes in college and abroad.
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  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
Local

Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority dedicates benches to residents of Beecher Terrace

Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority dedicates benches to residents of Beecher TerraceA sorority gathered in Louisville, dedicated some new benches for parents and children at Beecher Terrace.
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  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
Crime

Man accused of leaving scene of accident requests shock probation

Man accused of leaving scene of accident requests shock probationBackherms slammed into Chad McQuilling in September 2013 along I-64, near 9th Street, in downtown Louisville. McQuilling had run out of gas and was outside of his vehicle.
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  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
Local

Artist Ray Harm passes away at the age of 87

Artist Ray Harm passes away at the age of 87Wildlife artist Ray Harm has died of prostate cancer at age 87 in Arizona.
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  • 1 day, 20 hours ago