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Morning storms followed by periods of sun to close the weekend.
Published: 8:27 AM EDT September 25, 2022
"There are a lot of good changes happening in the west end of Louisville and I'm excited we're a part of this one."
Published: 8:16 AM EDT September 25, 2022
This is the 10th year that a special recital is being held, to not only share rich tradition and culture of Indian dance with the community, but also raise money.
Published: 8:06 AM EDT September 25, 2022
The Metro celebrated the return of NuluFest and Oktoberfest this weekend bringing record crowds.
Published: 11:38 PM EDT September 24, 2022
After the walk, students gave speeches sharing how they've been impacted by racism and how schools can improve addressing racial justice issues.
Published: 11:35 PM EDT September 24, 2022
A 10-day construction project along I-71 South has finished early.
Published: 11:30 PM EDT September 24, 2022
Plenty of sunshine this weekend with highs in the upper 70s. Cold front tomorrow bring a slight shower chance.
Published: 9:49 AM EDT September 24, 2022
The area will be transformed as the streets are closed for the crowds in the 600, 700 and 800 blocks of East Market.
Published: 9:39 AM EDT September 24, 2022
As we celebrate Melissa Forsythe being inducted into the Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame this week, we remember 2 other WHAS-TV personalities inducted 25 years ago.
Published: 7:50 AM EDT September 24, 2022
The Newburg Closet opened last year and provides students with access to food, clothing and school supplies.
Published: 7:35 AM EDT September 24, 2022
Becky Waddles, Brandon Waddles' mother and Trinity Randolph's grandmother, said this week has been a long time coming.
Published: 11:31 PM EDT September 23, 2022
"Community members need to be held responsible for their actions and this is a community issue, not the fault of JCPS," a JCPS spokesperson said.
Published: 11:52 PM EDT September 23, 2022
FOCUS looks into the errors that contributed to the 2019 disaster and why the community wants a guarantee of safety moving forward.
Published: 6:17 PM EDT September 22, 2022
12-year-old Ann Gotlib disappeared in 1983. WHAS11 FOCUS team has exclusive never-before-released police files after a 3-year legal battle.
Published: 6:26 PM EDT March 14, 2022
Kentucky had an anti-blocking law where trains could be ticketed for sitting on a crossing for more than five minutes.
Published: 6:18 PM EDT September 9, 2022
While trying to answer a call to a nursing home, instead of having to normally drive less than a mile, Lyndon firefighters were forced to drive about five miles.
Published: 6:18 PM EDT September 8, 2022
LMPD says no part of the city is immune to this issue. As of Aug. 21, more than 80 people have been arrested out of 2,300 thefts this year.
Published: 6:09 PM EDT September 1, 2022
Public school districts have to learn to identify the problems before they can try to fix them, but most Kentucky districts have their own struggles with staffing.
Published: 6:07 PM EDT August 25, 2022
“It certainly makes me feel better as a superintendent to know I have someone that will do anything it takes to keep kids safe and staff safe in every building."
Published: 6:25 PM EDT August 18, 2022
FOCUS investigative reporter John Charlton explains why many districts won't meet that mandate ahead of the first day of school, including JCPS.
Published: 6:35 PM EDT August 9, 2022
"I would tell parents, with me being a parent, I would do everything it takes, even if my life depends on it, to make sure that their children are safe."
Published: 11:32 PM EDT July 28, 2022
Last week, our FOCUS team uncovered a solar power company that is getting the attention of Attorney Generals in several states. This week the company responds.
Published: 4:57 PM EDT May 26, 2022
FOCUS investigator John Charlton explains how complaints against one solar panel company have grown since our reports first aired.
Published: 11:29 PM EDT June 30, 2022
Part of the $1.2 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act focuses on truck safety, which Transportation Sec. Pete Buttigieg told FOCUS needs improvement.
Published: 11:23 PM EDT June 17, 2022
The FDA is warning against a social media challenge dubbed “sleepy chicken” where people cook chicken in NyQuil and other cough and cold medicines.
Published: 6:01 PM EDT September 23, 2022
Mobile peer-to-peer payment app scams are on the rise as more Americans use contactless payment options. Here are a few ways to identify and avoid payment app scams.
Published: 5:41 PM EDT September 23, 2022
Private insurers can offer non-medical benefits to enrollees of Medicare Advantage plans, but those are different than traditional Medicare.
Published: 5:13 PM EDT September 22, 2022
The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration issued a warning about “rainbow” fentanyl, saying authorities have seized the drug in 21 states.
Published: 4:24 PM EDT September 22, 2022
Classroom supplies can get expensive especially when teachers have to pay for them on their own. DonorsChoose Manager Juan Brizuela chat with VERIFY about the issue
Published: 6:49 PM EDT September 21, 2022
A Colorado law passed in 2016 prohibits the sale of human-shaped edibles. That includes body parts like ears, state regulators told VERIFY.
Published: 5:23 PM EDT September 21, 2022
The Federal Reserve can raise rates as many times as needed in an effort to help solve problems that the U.S. economy faces, such as inflation, experts told VERIFY.
Published: 4:38 PM EDT September 21, 2022
The LGBTQ+ panic defense is when a defendant argues that the victim’s sexual orientation or gender identity/expression justified their violent actions.
Published: 3:16 PM EDT September 20, 2022
Florida’s Freedom First Budget included $12 million for a program to “transport unauthorized aliens” out of the state, including locations such as Martha’s Vineyard.
Published: 3:07 PM EDT September 20, 2022
Prince Philip’s coffin was lowered into the Royal Vault, which isn’t refrigerated, after his funeral in 2021. It’s expected he will be moved next to Queen Elizabeth.
Published: 6:11 PM EDT September 19, 2022
The NIH website does not list ivermectin as an approved antiviral drug therapy for treating COVID-19, as viral social media posts claim.
Published: 5:14 PM EDT September 19, 2022
After Queen Elizabeth II died on Sept. 8, several images appeared on social media that were fake or shared out of context.
Published: 5:17 PM EDT September 16, 2022
Mackie helped rebuild roofs in his former New Orleans neighborhood. The city is still recovering from the effects of Hurricane Ida, which hit the area last August.
Published: 8:22 AM EDT September 25, 2022
Alex Drueke and Andy Huynh disappeared while fighting with Ukraine against Russia. They were released by Russian-backed separatists as part of a prisoner exchange.
Published: 6:35 AM EDT September 25, 2022
The students learned kids in Uganda spend hours a day working to access clean drinking water, and much of that time is spent walking and carrying the heavy water.
Published: 6:58 PM EDT September 23, 2022
The Canadian Hurricane Centre issued a hurricane watch over extensive coastal expanses of Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland.
Published: 4:51 PM EDT September 23, 2022
The DEA is issuing a warning on rainbow colored fentanyl. Being disguised as colorful candy or sidewalk chalk for kids, seized by authorities in at least 18 states.
Published: 1:37 PM EDT September 23, 2022
Three federal judges, two of which were appointed by Donald Trump, ruled the DOJ can resume looking through the classified documents seized from Trump's home.
Published: 8:14 AM EDT September 23, 2022
Experts said the category four hurricane grew to over 800 miles wide, with winds up to 130 miles per hour.
Published: 5:59 PM EDT September 22, 2022
In the first-of-its kind, save-the-world experiment, NASA is about to clobber a small, harmless asteroid millions of miles away.
Published: 2:29 PM EDT September 22, 2022
Anthony Mackie helped rebuild roofs in his former New Orleans neighborhood; still recovering from the effects of Hurricane Ida.
Published: 7:11 AM EDT September 22, 2022
What was supposed to be a fun birthday celebration is now ruined as power grids fail, people flock for safety and water floods the streets.
Published: 11:52 PM EDT September 21, 2022
The suit claims Donald Trump overvalued his real estate assets and inflated his net worth, allegedly cheating lenders and others with false financial statements.
Published: 4:44 PM EDT September 21, 2022
The firefighter told Danielle Cruz if she'd stopped three inches forward, she would've been crushed.
Published: 2:22 PM EDT September 21, 2022
He was responsible for turning around an underperforming UofL football team in the late 1990s. He led the Cards to bowl appearances and Conference USA championships.
Published: 6:56 PM EDT September 18, 2022
Kaelin's, a former restaurant in the Highlands said it was the first to combine cheese and a beef patty back in 1934.
Published: 7:46 PM EDT March 13, 2022
Do you remember when Louisville's beloved steamboat was sabotaged and left to become one with the Ohio River? The Vault takes a look at this moment of history.
Published: 7:25 PM EDT September 11, 2022
A look back at a WHAS11 report from May 23, 1991 shows Queen Elizabeth II addressing Congress on May 16 and her visit to Lexington a week later.
Published: 9:21 PM EDT May 22, 2021
The Valley Sports American Little League team defeated Japan in 2002 to win the Little League World Series, bringing home the championship trophy.
Published: 6:49 PM EDT September 4, 2022
On April 1, 2010, police shared the latest update on a serial killer case with victims in Kentucky and Indiana. The murders happened in the 1980s and 1990s.
Published: 3:43 PM EDT April 1, 2022
The Vault takes a look at how architect Frederick Olmsted's park designs changed the landscape of the city of Louisville.
Published: 6:58 PM EDT August 28, 2022
The singer died on Aug. 16 in 1977 at his Graceland mansion in Memphis, Tennessee.
Published: 11:00 AM EDT August 26, 2022
The singer died on this date in 1977, at his Graceland mansion in Memphis, Tennessee.
Published: 4:58 PM EDT August 16, 2022
The Vault is taking a look at some of the food favorites that draw fans to the Kentucky State Fair.
Published: 7:08 PM EDT August 14, 2022
Fontaine Ferry Park sat on 64-acres of land in west Louisville on the Ohio River. It's complicated history was rooted in segregation and eventually closed in 1969.
Published: 6:54 PM EDT August 7, 2022
Watch a curated selection of Vault episodes with Shay McAlister.
Published: 12:49 PM EDT August 2, 2022
This unique, multicultural and diverse music event will feature Latin artists who live in Kentucky and represent many countries from Latin America.
Published: 6:27 PM EDT September 16, 2022
Psychotherapist Gail Bibb, co-owner of Revive Counseling, works to get rid of the stigma of seeking help.
Published: 6:48 PM EDT July 29, 2022
WHAS11 staff shared their coming out stories and how they learned to accept themselves both inside and outside the newsroom.
Published: 12:41 PM EDT July 4, 2022
When a photographer took a photo of Alicia Pedreira and her then girlfriend at the 1998 Kentucky State Fair, she had no idea the repercussions that would follow.
Published: 6:46 PM EDT June 30, 2022
Jonathan Raley says he will never forget the day his husband said he was going to be deployed overseas for a year. "I thought he was joking."
Published: 10:54 AM EDT June 30, 2022
"I had somehow became a part of their transformation," Surekha Kulkarni said. "From diffident to confident, and dependent to independent."
Published: 6:30 PM EDT May 12, 2022
With his bag of candy, Caleb helps boost morale and hopes to sweeten the days of the staff passing through the halls of Norton Children's Hospital.
Published: 6:23 PM EDT April 29, 2022