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Huge Louisville real estate deals most don't know about

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) - Imagine paying just $125 for a piece of land or only $500 for a house in the Metro. Sounds too good to be true, but it's actually happening. It's all part of a city program aiming to clean up and fix up vacant and abandoned properties, make them inhabitable, and then have

WHAS 11 - 2017-09-19 03:29:48

Police arrest Louisville man after argument over politics ends in brutal assault

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Louisville Metro Police say an argument over politics led to an assault -- and now a Louisville man is charged with a felony. According to an arrest report, the incident occurred on Saturday, Sept. 16, just before 5:30 p.m., in the 1100 block of South Brook Street, near Eas

WDRB.COM - 2017-09-18 18:10:00

1 shot in Louisville - wave3.com-Louisville News, Weather & Sports

(Source: WAVE 3 News) LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - One person was taken to an area hospital after they were shot, according to MetroSafe. The shooting was reported on South 23rd Street around 2 a.m. on Monday. Dispatchers said the victim was taken to an area hospital with minor injuries. Louisville Metro

WAVE 3 - 2017-09-18 09:37:09

Sorry, Louisville. Kentucky's anti-gay bias means Amazon won't come here | Joseph Gerth

Seattle-based Amazon is looking for another city to build its second headquarters and has plans to invest $5 billion and create 50,000 jobs. Jane Lee reports. Video provided by Reuters Newslook News Monday was that the city of Louisville plans to bid on Amazon's second headquarters. I'll be blunt.

COURIER-JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 13:38:10

The Courier-Journal's picks for the best cheeseburgers in Louisville

So you're in the market for a juicy, cheesy delight for National Cheeseburger Day? We've got you covered. Here at the Courier-Journal, we know a good cheeseburger. So, here's our picks for the best ones in town. Check's Cafe, 1101 E Burnett Ave. Gourmet burgers can be extraordinary, but a traditio

COURIER-JOURNAL - 2017-09-18 13:58:31

WATCH LIVE | Louisville mayor to announce development partner for Russell neighborhood's 'Heritage West' at 10:00 a.m.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A development partner for the property at the corner of S. 30th Street and W. Muhammad Ali Boulevard has been selected -- and the partner's identity will be revealed Tuesday morning. According to a news release from Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer's office, the mayor will mak

WDRB.COM - 2017-09-19 16:44:00

3.8 earthquake 125 miles west of Louisville

At 7:47 AM, a 3.8 earthquake was reported near the Indiana-Illinois border not far from Albion. This is about 125 miles west of Louisville. Magnitude: 3.8 Depth: about 7 miles 27 miles from Vincennes, IN 36 miles from Evansville 132 miles from Indianapolis We received numerous reports of the quake a

WLKY.COM - 2017-09-19 15:19:00

Barstool Sports host after Louisville pizza review: 'They want to run me out of town'

You can joke about the Cardinals poor performance against Clemson, but Louisville's pizza is off limits. Dave Portnoy - the founder of the online sports and media blog Barstool Sports - said he may have overstayed his welcome in River City after he published some harsh reviews of three local pizzer

COURIER-JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 14:37:44

Flags fly at half-staff for Louisville firefighter

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Flags at Metro Hall and all city facilities are at half-staff through Thursday to honor the life of a Louisville firefighter. This is in honor of Louisville Fire Department Sergeant Timothy Groft. Groft lost his battle with cancer on Saturday. The 15 year veteran of the fire

WAVE 3 - 2017-09-19 01:56:11

The guy who does airport safety announcements is from Louisville, and now he's in a movie

As you rush through the airport to make your connection, you've heard - or maybe have been annoyed by - a Louisville man's safety directions. Every day hundreds of thousands of travelers in more than 100 airports across the country hear the warnings of Louisville's Jack Fox. His endless pre-recorded

COURIER-JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 19:20:21

Urban League plans $30 million indoor track and field facility i - WDRB 41 Louisville News

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The Louisville Urban League, in conjunction with Metro government, plans to build a $30 million indoor track and field facility at the Heritage West site in the Russell neighborhood. Louisville Mayor Fischer made the announcement on Tuesday morning. The property is located

WDRB.COM - 2017-09-19 17:18:00

Shock probation denied for Louisville priest accused of molesting young boys

A Louisville priest convicted of molesting young boys is staying in prison. A judge has denied a shock probation request from Joseph Hemmerle. Hemmerle was sentenced in June to two years as part of an Alford plea in a child molesting case. He's also serving seven years for molesting another boy at a

WLKY.COM - 2017-09-19 17:37:00

Louisville to make bid for Amazon's second headquarters

The city of Louisville will submit a proposal to lure Amazon's new $5 billion second headquarters to Kentucky. The state of Indiana is also interested. The online retail giant is looking for a city to host the new HQ2 headquarters. It would employ as many as 50,000 workers. Amazon said its seeking

WLKY.COM - 2017-09-19 17:36:00

Louisville priest denied shock probation on child molestation conviction

BRANDENBURG, Ky. (WDRB) -- A Louisville priest convicted on child molestation charges is denied shock probation. Meade County Circuit Court says the motion was denied for Father Joseph Hemmerle. There was no additional explanation for the judge's decision. Attorneys for Hemmerle argued in court on

WDRB.COM - 2017-09-19 17:16:00

UK design college expands to Louisville with new studio

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - The University of Kentucky has picked Louisville as the site for its College of Design's first satellite studio. UK officials say the studio in the Portland neighborhood of western Louisville will give School of Architecture students some valuable experience in a targeted yet

WHAS 11 - 2017-09-19 16:05:00

Univ. of Louisville dental researcher gets nearly $2M grant

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A University of Louisville researcher who studies a dental disease that affects a large population of Americans has earned a nearly $2 million grant to further his work. Dr. Huizhi Wang earned the five-year grant for the study from the National Institute of Dental and Craniof

WHAS 11 - 2017-09-19 16:01:56

Father Joseph Hemmerle: Louisville priest denied shock probation

BRANDENBURG, KY (WAVE) - A Louisville priest convicted of sex abuse dating back to the 1970s was denied shock probation. A Meade County Circuit Court spokeswoman confirmed Tuesday that Judge Bruce Butler rejected Father Joseph Hemmerle's request on Friday. There was no further explanation. Hemmerle'

WAVE 3 - 2017-09-19 15:03:22

Give for Good Louisville raises biggest amount yet

Last week's Give Good for Louisville event was the most successful in its four-year history. The event raised more than $4.6 million, as more than 13,000 donors made more than 22,000 donations to benefit more than 500 nonprofit organizations in the Louisville area. Also, $16,416 was raised for hurri

WHAS 11 - 2017-09-19 09:52:45

Big Boi and Blige top the list of Louisville's best shows Sept. 21-27

1. Big Boi is a giant of hip-hop, and as half of OutKast, with Andre 3000, basically charted the course for modern pop music. WHEN: 8:30 p.m. Saturday WHERE: Mercury Ballroom, 611 S. Fourth St. COST: $30 2. Mary J. Blige has made a career out of playing the survivor and her Strength of a Woman Tour

COURIER-JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 13:54:00

Louisville man dies in Hart Co. crash

BONNIEVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A Louisville man died in a single vehicle crash in Hart County. Patrick Ross, 48, was driving southbound on Bacon Creek Road when his vehicle went off the road, hit a tree and overturned on Sept. 15, according to Kentucky State Police. DOWNLOAD OUR APPS + News app: Apple | A

WAVE 3 - 2017-09-18 12:50:18