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Bullitt County looks to start bus route to warehouse jobs in Shepherdsville

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Bullitt County officials are looking to start a private bus service so that people in West Louisville who may not own a car can access jobs at Amazon, Radial, Best Buy, Gordon Food Service and other big warehouse employers in Shepherdsville.


New hotel opens in Bullitt County

BROOKS, KY (WAVE) - A new hotel is now open in northern Bullitt County. The Tru by Hilton is located just off the Brooks exit of Interstate 65. It features 83 rooms, a fitness center and an indoor pool.


Louisville welder makes his wife the ‘Game of Thrones’ throne for their wedding

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Hey, "Game of Thrones" fans. Ever wanted to sit on the coveted Iron Throne? Well, now is your chance. There's a life-sized replica stowed away in Louisville and you can rent it.


Shepherdsville man who beat father to death about to walk out of jail

SHEPHERDSVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A Shepherdsville man who beat his father to death in June 2017 is about to walk out of jail. Joseph Shepherd was sentenced on Thursday. The 50-year-old pleaded guilty to second-degree manslaughter, after he beat his father, Paul Shepherd, when he was drunk.


Louisville doctor charged in federal fraud case has history of complaints

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — It’s the largest health care fraud case in US history and a Louisville doctor is involved. Christopher Nelson was indicted on federal charges earlier this week. He owns Bluegrass Pain Consultants in Louisville.


CHRIS 2X: 4 teens shot in I-264 drive-by will have to live with the memory for life

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Four teenagers are recovering after a drive-by shooting on the Watterson Expressway Thursday night. All four of the teenagers were brought to University Hospital after they were shot while driving on the expressway.


How the FBI is cracking down on Kentucky doctors amid opiod crisis

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — FBI special agent in charge, Jeffrey Coburn, says the opioid epidemic is the crisis of this time and his department is among one of five agencies coming together to fight it.


New Bullitt Co. ambulance honors local veterans

BULLITT COUNTY, KY (WAVE) - Bullitt County has added another ambulance to its fleet of emergency vehicles. The latest vehicle honors all of the county’s veterans, who were represented during Thursday’s unveiling by veterans of World War II and Vietnam.


Valley High School student accused of beating classmate until he passed out

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A Valley High School student was arrested on suspicion of beating a classmate until he passed out. Jermaine Holton was arraigned Friday on a robbery charge.


Judge calls Louisville student 'extreme danger' after third gun-related incident

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — More trouble for a Louisville teen accused in two gun-related incidents. Shunka Campbell, an 18-year-old Valley High School student, has already gotten in trouble twice this week. Friday marks the third time in a week he has faced a judge.


Kentucky BBQ restaurant slammed for 'LGBTQ' shirts deemed offensive

A Kentucky barbecue joint is facing serious blowback after some of their merchandise has been deemed inappropriate and offensive to the LGBTQ community. Belle's Smoking BBQ, which operates out of a food truck based in Williamstown, KY, promoted their new t-shirts on social media this week, which are


These Images of a Tree Falling on a Kentucky Cabin Are Terrifying

This isn't now anyone expects their vacation to pan out: A family of six got what was undoubtedly the scare of their lives when the cabin they were staying in in Louisville, Kentucky was crushed by a falling tree earlier this week. Local station WKYT reported that storms with strong winds caused a t


Police say 18-year-old on drugs fatally shot Lawrenceburg man

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Police say a teenager had illegal drugs in her system when she put a gun to a man's head and fatally shot him earlier this week. It happened April 13, at a home in the 1000 block of Anderson Estates in Lawrenceburg, Kentucky.


Wanted Kentucky man has one-of-a-kind mug shot

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WTHR) — This is not your typical suspect description. The Bowling Green Police Department posted a mug shot of a man with an active warrant, and it's getting plenty of attention on Facebook for obvious reasons.


Clarksville threatens Theatair X closure

CLARKSVILLE — Adult theater and store Theatair X could lose its business license, if the Clarksville Town Council upholds multiple zoning violations filed within the past year. The business along U.S. 31 near Interstate 65 has filed an appeal to the revocation, with a hearing set for 7 p.m. April 29


Say it ain't snow?! Flakes could fly in Louisville area this weekend

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Temperatures will take a tumble over the next several days bringing in the possibility of snow. Yes, snow. Periods of rain will plague portions of the viewing area on both Friday and Saturday with sharply cooler air filtering in from the north.


Pedestrian hit on I-71/75 in northern Kentucky causes major traffic problems

FLORENCE, Ky. (WKYT) - A serious crash on Interstate 71/75 in northern Kentucky has shut down all lanes of traffic. Traffic managers are reporting the collision, which involved a vehicle and a pedestrian, happened Friday afternoon near the Burlington Pike exit in Boone County.


Group conducting study on how gun violence impacts child victims in Louisville

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Thursday night’s quadruple shooting on I-264 puts the number of people shot in April so far at 64, according to the Louisville Metro Police Department’s records.


Indiana factory fined 2 months after worker was killed

JEFFERSONVILLE, IN (WAVE) - A Jeffersonville production facility has been fined $14,000 following the death of a worker there. >> PREVIOUS STORY: Worker dies following injury at Jeffersonville business.


Jeffersonville business fined $14,000 for safety violations in worker's death

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. — The state is fining a southern Indiana business for safety violations following the death of an employee. Marion Fletcher, 49, was found unconscious at Valmont Coating in February. He was taken to University Hospital, where he died of blunt force injuries to the head and body.