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Louisville Police: Crash on Interstate 264 kills two, injures two more
(Photo: Chalabala, Getty Images/iStockphoto)Two people died in a crash on Interstate 264 West on Friday afternoon, according to the Louisville Metro Police Department.LMPD responded to an accident about 4 p.m. near the 2 mile marker.The preliminary investigation revealed that while traffic was stopp
One killed in crash on Greenbelt Hwy.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – One person has died in a collision on the Greenbelt Highway at Greenwood Rd.A semi and a motorcycle are reportedly involved in the crash.Check back for updates to this story.
PREP SOFTBALL: Lady Bruins defeat Elizabethtown to win ninth consecutive title (05/25)
By her own admission, Central Hardin junior Kaci Goedde is not a strikeout pitcher.She’s had her share of decent strikeout numbers, but to reach double digits is rare.It happened Thursday evening.
Local municipal pools open this weekend
“All my lifeguards are in school,” said Seth Breitner, director of parks and recreation for Elizabethtown.
Fort Knox soldier who saved trucker is identified
A Fort Knox soldier being hailed as a hero for pulling a truck driver from a burning vehicle has been identified.Initially reported by WKYT-TV, the story praised an anonymous man who saved the driver’s life Mother’s Day weekend. The truck, which was carrying 8,000 gallons of gasoline, had burst into
Five years later: Bardstown police Officer Jason Ellis' slaying remains unsolved
BARDSTOWN, Ky. —It has been five years since Bardstown police officer Jason Ellis was ambushed and killed along the Bluegrass Parkway.The case remains unsolved.AdvertisementRelated ContentTimeline: Officer Jason Ellis ambushed, killedA memorial service will be held in Bardstown on Friday.His widow,
I-264 West closed near River Park Drive due to fatal accident
SOURCE: TrimarcLOUISVILLE, Ky. —Louisville Metro police are investigating a deadly accident on the Shawnee Expressway.At least two people have died in this crash.AdvertisementI-264 West was closed by River Park Drive while police investigated.The cause of the crash is unknown.
Two killed in car wreck Friday evening
The wreck occurred at 11:19 p.m., six miles west of Lebanon on East Lovers Lane, according to Kentucky State Police.
Thousands expected to enjoy festival
BBQ, Blues & Bikes is in its sixth year and is continuing to grow in popularity, event organizers say.“The festival typically attracts 20,000 to 25,000. We have experienced a huge increase of activity for the event on social media,” said organizer Krista Levee. “Many are excited about the ride and t
Widow of murdered Bardstown officer speaks out
BARDSTOWN, Ky. (WHAS11) -- “It's an indescribable feeling. It's just not real. It's the worst feeling. Your worst nightmare coming true. It's devastating,” Amy said.
Festival to deliver full line up of blues artists
For those who like their blues a little closer to home, Louisville bands Laurie Jane & The 45’s and The Stella Vees will perform, along with Greensburg-based band One Shot Johnny.
Elizabethtown reduces speed limit on part of Pear Orchard Road
With a road construction project in progress, the ordinance said, “The safety of the construction workers and the general public is a concern due to the speed and high volume of traffic on Pear Orchard Road.”
Lincoln descendent makes record-setting bid at auction
Intent on owning a keepsake connected with the 16th president and her family heritage, Jo-Ann Bland Myers came to an auction at Boundary Oak Distillery with a purpose.“I came to buy,” she said.During the auction Wednesday for the first bottle of Lincoln wheated whiskey, her interest quickly became o
Sanctioned contest new highlight of barbecue festival
Adding extra flavor to this year’s BBQ, Blues & Bikes festival lineup is the Backyard BBQ Contest.“We have been asked each year since the festival started to add it, but no one really had the time to explore what adding a barbecue contest truly involved,” organizer Julia Springsteen said. “This year
Bourbon Barrel Tavern to host outdoor concert Friday before festival
To celebrate the eve of the Elizabethtown BBQ Blues & Bikes Festival, Bourbon Barrel Tavern in Elizabethtown hosts its annual Festival Eve Outdoor Concert on Friday.Now in its third year, the event takes place outside the venue and includes live music, adult beverages and food.
Man's body found in yard behind car wash near UofL
LOUISVILLE, Ky. —A man was shot just before midnight near the University of Louisville campus at Fourth and Winkler streets.Police said a man's body was found in a yard behind a car wash. He had been shot at least once.
Two suspects sought in Flaherty bank robbery
The suspects then fled with an undisclosed amount of money, and left in what is believed to be a white 2017 Hyundai Elantra. One suspect is described as a white male, about 5-foot, 10-inches tall, wearing blue jeans, a black jacket, a baseball hat and had a white shirt tied around his face.
Fort Knox celebrates centennial by recreating photo from past
More than 1,500 Fort Knox soldiers, Bluegrass Challenge Academy students and civilians gathered Wednesday at Fort Knox to celebrate the post’s centennial by forming the words “FORT KNOX.”
PREP SOFTBALL: E’town ends region drought (05/24)
Jimmy Schmidt had some words of encouragement for his Elizabethtown Lady Panthers.“Our coach told us to not listen to ourselves, but talk to ourselves and that helped us so much,” freshman pitcher Trista Colasanti said.Colasanti struck out six and walked one inside the circle and helped the team at
2 Kentucky women sew, distribute burial gowns for infants
ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (AP) — Two Kentucky women are offering up their sewing skills to create free burial gowns for infants who fail to survive to term or past childbirth.WAVE-TVreportsAmy Labriola and Bev Miller take donated wedding dresses and turn them into gowns to distribute to families suffering