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3 children hospitalized with polio-like disease AFM in Louisville
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Officials with Norton Children’s Hospital confirmed they have treated three children with acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) over the past month.The patients were between the ages of three and eight, Maggie Roetker, spokeswoman for Norton Children’s, said.The Center for Disease Con
Louisville man accused of stealing $30,000 Torah from Jewish Hospital
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A Louisville man has been arrested, after police say he stole a religious book worth $30,000 from a local hospital.According to an arrest report, it happened on Sunday, just before 6 a.m.
Mysterious pediatric illness surfaces in Louisville, Norton confirms - Insider Louisville
Dr. Michael Sweeney, a pediatric neurologist with Norton Children’s Hospital, said Norton Healthcare has seen three cases in kids ages 3 to 8.
Shooting victim shows up at Louisville hospital
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Louisville Metro police are investigating after a person with a gunshot wound showed up at a hospital.The shooting victim went to Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital around 10:55 a.m. Thursday, according to MetroSafe.Dispatchers said another person went to the hospital and a fight
Louisville 2018 Halloween Sex Offender Map
LOUISVILLE, KY — Before kids go out trick or treating on Halloween, fall is a good time to take an inventory of who is living in your neighborhood. Louisville has just under 1,500 registered sex offenders listed that have a specified address, according to city-data.com. The ratio of number of reside
$1M Powerball ticket sold in Lexington; Saturday's jackpot grows to $430M
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A ticket sold in Lexington for Wednesday night’s Powerball drawing matched the five white ball winning numbers but not the Powerball, winning the game’s second prize of $1 million.The winning Powerball numbers from Wednesday night’s drawing were: 3 – 57 – 64 – 68 – 69. The
'He felt pain:' Wayne Lewis tells Louisville kids about jail encounter
Nearly two decades ago, two words shouted from behind the bars of a New Orleans jail cell stopped Wayne Lewis in his tracks. "Hey, Wayne!" It was a familiar voice. One that reminded him of hot days and bike rides, of what it meant to be a little kid roaming neighborhood streets with his best friend.
Police: Man killed neighbor's boyfriend to stop him from attacking woman, daughter
Witnesses reported seeing a man and woman fighting, and a neighbor ran to the apartment to try and break it up, Clarksville Police chief Mark Palmer said.
Indiana man shot, killed by neighbor trying to break up domestic dispute
CLARKSVILLE, Ind. (WHAS11) — Clarksville Police are investigating after a man was killed by his neighbor Tuesday night.According to police, officers responded to the 600 block of Harvard Drive just after 10 p.m. and found a man who had died from multiple gunshot wounds.Witnesses and the parties invo
LMPD searching for man wanted in Bardstown Road robbery
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- LMPD is searching for a man accused of robbing a gas station.The suspect robbed the Speedway on Bardstown Road near South Hurstbourne Parkway, LMPD said. He's described a 6-foot-1-inch black man between 240 and 250 pounds. He's between the ages of 45 and 55 years old.
Man shot in Shawnee neighborhood
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Louisville Metro police are investigating a shooting in the Shawnee neighborhood.The shooting was reported in the 100 block of South 40th Street around 2 a.m. Wednesday, according to MetroSafe.Dispatchers said a man was shot in the arm and leg. The extent of his injuries has
UPDATE: Clarksville man who fatally shot alleged attacker not facing charges
Police responded to a report of shots fired in the 600 block of Harvard Drive in River Chase apartments just after 10 p.m. Tuesday. There, they found a deceased man with “multiple gun shot wounds,” according to a news release.
Police say Louisville's Kemari Averett held gun to girlfriend's head
Averett, 20, pleaded not guilty Tuesday morning to charges of first-degree wanton endangerment and domestic violence (fourth-degree assault).
Kentucky Kingdom says land dispute resolved, roller coaster is back on track
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Kentucky Kingdom says plans for a new roller coaster are back on track.One day after the park's owner Ed Hart called out the Kentucky State Fair Board, a statement from the park said the board granted its request for one acre of expansion property. That property will be use
Police rule fatal Goldsmith Lane shootings a murder-suicide
Family members gathered outside the house on Sunday were overwhelmed. They did not want to go on camera, asking for privacy, but they did give some context to what they believe happened.
Louisville police looking for PNC Bank robbery suspect
According to police, the robbery happened at the PNC Bank located at 1301 Bardstown Road, near Longest Avenue, in the Highlands neighborhood around 2 p.m. on Oct. 12.
Jury convicts man in murder of Trinity Gay
Trinity Gay, 15, left, was killed in a shooting early Sunday morning in Lexington. She is the daughter of U.S. Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay, right. (Source: Facebook)
Vacant lot in west Louisville transformed into 'The Lilypad'
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A vacant lot in west Louisville now has purpose, after one restaurant owner decided to open a community gathering place there.After about a year-and-a-half of planning, "The Lilypad" is ready to be used. It's an open-air space, complete with platforms, chairs and benches. I
SWAT, Louisville police surround home in Russell neighborhood
LMPD spokesman Lamont Washington said a suspect entered a house at 15th and Madison streets around noon Monday. People were inside, and police officers and SWAT team members got them out of the home.It's unclear how many people were in the home at the time. Washington said the residents escorted out
Louisville homicides down in 2018; still on pace to be among highest of past four decades - Insider Louisville
However, if murders continue at the same pace throughout the rest of 2018, the annual total would still rank as the fourth-highest of the last 39 years — with the top three years all occurring in the previous three years of 2015, 2016 and 2017.