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He's one of Louisville's most notorious accused killers. Now, his own life is on the line

He once boasted that he had killed 10 men. Ricky Kelly also likened himself to Caesar, telling a fellow inmate in a secretly recorded conversation that he tried to "implement fear in people" to control them. "You do something real graphic in front of a mother f-----," he said, "they don't want that

COURIER-JOURNAL - 2017-11-24 11:49:35

KSP investigating after man shot and killed while deer hunting in Breckinridge County

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Kentucky State Police are investigating after a man was shot and killed while deer hunting in Breckinridge County. According to a news release, the incident happened Thursday morning. Officials say around 11:15 a.m. police were asked by Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Officers t

WDRB.COM - 2017-11-24 10:02:00

POV | Declare war on human trafficking

I grew up thinking I lived in the most noble country on earth. But unfortunately, many more despicable behaviors and corrupt practices occur in America than I ever dreamed possible as a wide eyed kid. One of the most deplorable is human trafficking, otherwise known as modern day slavery for the purp

WDRB.COM - 2017-11-24 06:50:00

Hundreds killed in Egypt mosque attack

(CNN) -- At least 233 people were killed and another 109 injured in an attack on a mosque in Egypt's North Sinai region on Friday, Egyptian state-owned news outlets Nile TV and Masriya TV reported. After at least two explosions, gunmen who were waiting outside the mosque opened fire at worshipers as

WDRB.COM - 2017-11-24 17:36:00

LMPD officer reunites lost dog with family on Thanksgiving

Updated: 11:51 AM EST Nov 24, 2017 A Louisville Metro police officer reunited a lost dog with his family on Thanksgiving. Officer Cody Pfeiffer said he was sitting at a red light when he saw the dog dart out into traffic, nearly getting killed. "I immediately got out of my car and with my puppy vo

WLKY.COM - 2017-11-24 16:51:00

Christmas Casino opens in Indiana

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Thanksgiving is all wrapped up so that means it's time to talk Christmas. The Christmas Casino is now open for gamblers hoping to get into the holiday spirit. It's part of the Rising Star Resort in Rising Sun, Indiana. There's a "12 Days of Christmas" theme, 50 customized f

WDRB.COM - 2017-11-24 16:09:00

Man accused of beating 2-year-old to death, assaulting mother

A Louisville man is accused of beating a 2-year-old to death and assaulting her mother. According to investigators, the case began developing earlier this week. Authorities said on Monday that Erin Smith-Spencer "took control" of a female child to discipline her. Police said the toddler suffered sev

WLKY.COM - 2017-11-24 16:06:00

Louisville father and son wait in line 30 hours to buy TV during Thanksgiving holiday sales

ST. MATTHEWS, Ky. (WDRB) - The holiday shopping season is officially here and while many people were enjoying a Thanksgiving meal, others had one thing on their minds - getting the best deal. Just before 5 p.m. Thursday a line of more than 1,000 people wrapped around the Best Buy on Shelbyville Road

WDRB.COM - 2017-11-24 04:52:00

Police arrest man suspected of robbing pot shop, shooting clerk

SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police arrested a man Thursday suspected of robbing a pot shop and shooting an employee. The robbery happened at Starbuds Cannais on East Francis Tuesday night. 42-year-old James Jordan was taken into custody for the crimes around 7 a.m. Thursday. Police tracked down a vehic

KXLY - 2017-11-24 01:21:51

Some Spokane shoppers trade Thanksgiving meals for holiday deals

SPOKANE, Wash. - The line began forming in front of the Best Buy in North Spokane at 6:30 a.m. with a man who came all the way down from British Columbia for one special thing. "The stand mixer that is here is $200," said Scott Moffat. "Even with duty and exchange it is less than half of what it sel

KXLY - 2017-11-24 08:03:10

Inmates build a better future at Geiger Corrections Center

AIRWAY HEIGHTS, Wash. - A program offered at Geiger Corrections Center is helping inmates and the community. The Inland Northwest Association of General contractors has been teaching the program throughout Spokane since April. It's known as Headstart to Construction Trades, and it provides students

KXLY - 2017-11-24 07:48:33

Prepare your garden for winter

CORVALLIS, Ore. - We're well into the holidays, daylight is in short supply and rain comes down day after day, but if you can get out in the garden or at least the garage, you'll be happier come spring. A perennial question is whether to cut down plants now or in spring. The answer is not clear cut,

KXLY - 2017-11-24 17:32:18

Spokane breaks record for warmest Thanksgiving

SPOKANE, Wash.-It's official, Spokane broke the record for warmest Thanksgiving Thursday morning. The National Weather Service in Spokane reported that at 11:20 a.m. the temperature at Spokane International Airport was 56 degrees. NWS-Spokane Meteorologist, Joey Clevenger, said that 56 degrees broke

KREM - 2017-11-23 20:00:43

The Spokane That Never Was

Thu., Nov. 23, 2017, 10 a.m.Lincoln Square, the pedestrian plaza designed to reinvigorate downtown Spokane The downtown Spokane Public Library sits on a storied location, one that could reveal the layers of city transformation, from a devastating fire to a hub of transportation to a ... Thu., Nov.

THE SPOKESMAN-REVIEW - 2017-11-23 18:00:00

Lincoln Street: Spokane's bridge that went nowhere

In 1992, the Spokane City Council directed staff to begin the design and construction of a new span over the Spokane Falls. Dubbed the Lincoln Street Bridge, it was part of a plan extend downtown's grid north of the river by stretching the Monroe-Lincoln one-way couplet over the gorge. Five years la

THE SPOKESMAN-REVIEW - 2017-11-23 20:30:00

Bulldozing Peaceful Valley to save the Spokane River

Even in the swing of Expo '74, with its international visitors and complete transformation of downtown Spokane, with the removal of the rails and unmasking of the Spokane River, even then planners had bold new ideas for old parts of town. But how do you follow a World's Fair? One idea was to complet

THE SPOKESMAN-REVIEW - 2017-11-23 19:00:00

Wadena City Council approves purchase agreement with Freshwater

The City Council of Wadena approved a purchase agreement with Freshwater Education Tuesday for a 7.39 acres of property south of the Wadena Industrial Park along U.S. Highway 71. Freshwater Executive Director Jerry Nesland said last Wednesday Freshwater's plan for the $45,000 piece of property is to

WADENA PIONEER JOURNAL - 2017-11-23 21:00:00

Helping to 'drive' public transit traffic

When Jake Huebsch lacked wheels but needed a way to return to his home in Mankato earlier this year, he turned to his phone. The Friendly Rider Transit Director had taken a load of family belongings on a one-way trip to Fargo. By making connections with his smartphone, he bought tickets from three d

WADENA PIONEER JOURNAL - 2017-11-23 16:19:00

Wadena residents remember the death of an American President

"I was in the eighth grade at St. Ann's School in Wadena. I remember it was a math class. It was just as if time stopped, everything stopped. Our pastor came in and told us, and it was just quiet. We all said a prayer." Verne Bowman "I don't really remember where I was at the moment. We didn't hear

WADENA PIONEER JOURNAL - 2017-11-22 20:00:00

Transfer Station expansion now complete

The project, which included an expansion to the northeast side of the building allowed for more storage. The project cost just over a million dollars and came in under budget. Solid Waste Supervisor Tammy Ehrmantraut also anticipated the expansion would result in efficiencies in time and dollars. Re