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U of L implements new security measures Video included

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After announcing changes two weeks ago, WDRB checks in to see how security has improved

Indiana gun shop owner killed in robbery, 47 guns stolen

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An autopsy showed Maxie died of a single gunshot wound to the head and he had been killed inside his store, according to a Jennings County Sheriff's Dept. statement released late Monday.

School board votes 3-2 to raise school taxes in Bullitt Co.

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Taxes are going up by the maximum amount the school board can approve without a public vote.

Louisville business uses Internet to go global with its niche products Video included

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It is a small manufacturing operation in the Blue Grass Commerce Center that sells its high end vintage golf bags all over the globe.

JCPS school board OKs teacher pay raises Video included

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The Jefferson County Board of Education voted Monday night to approve an agreement with its teacher union that will give teachers an $820 raise this school year and a two percent raise next school year.

Attorney: Derby Deals owner victim, not villain Video included

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Right now, Scott Davis is being investigated by several police agencies, including the Better Business Bureau and the FBI, but his attorney says he isn't a villain.

SLIDESHOW: Check out the new WDRB News set!

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The new set utilizes 28 LCD monitors, including two 80-inch touchscreens, five 55-inch monitors, and several that are combined to create a massive 68' x 202' digital wall. 

Prosecutor: Steven Pettway would have been convicted even if evidence hadn't been withheld

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The prosecution says the evidence against Pettway in the murder of Troya Sheckles was overwhelming.

U.S. Representative Yarmuth co-sponsors bill to decriminalize cannabis oil Video included

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The bill is called the Charlotte's Web Act; named aftera Colorado girl, Charlotte Figi, whose seizures led to development of a non-intoxicating marijuana extract.

CRAWFORD | To boldly go -- new set, newscast mark new step for WDRB News

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WDRB sports journalist Eric Crawford charts the growth of the station's news department since his arrival in July of 2012, which takes another step Monday as the station begins a 6 p.m. newscast with a new set.

19 arraigned in gift card theft scheme, authorities expect more Video included

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Since September 2013, there have been 144 defendants in similar cases and Assistant Commonwealth Attorney Stacy Greive say she believes the number will increase because the crimes have not stopped.

Tumbleweed eviction case to go before judge next week

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Representatives of the Tumbleweed restaurant at Waterfront Park have been summoned to appear before a judge next week to answer its landlord's claim that the restaurant is $17,000 behind in rent. As of Monday, the restaurant has not been evicted.

Residents say they don't feel safe walking in downtown Louisville Video included

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A mother and her three children are recovering after being hit by an alleged drunk driver in front of the KFC Yum! Center -- and area residents are wondering how it could have been prevented.

Three missing Afghanistan soldiers located at U.S.-Canadian border

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Massachusetts state police were notified that the three were being questioned by federal authorities at Rainbow Bridge, which connects Niagara Falls, New York, and Niagara Falls, Ontario, said spokesman David Procopio, who did not have further details.

BOZICH | Bobby Petrino has fixed "not very good" offenses before

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Bobby Petrino called his Louisville offense "not very good." He's right. But the numbers were shaky after his first four games at Western Kentucky and Arkansas, too.

U of L holds ribbon cutting for new Health Sciences campus Video included

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The 40-year-old facility was completely renovated from top to bottom at a cost of $9 million.

MSD cleaning up Little Goose Creek sewage spill

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The failure of a 20 inch sewer pipe led to the flow of sewage, solids and debris into Little Goose Creek.

BOZICH | First Look: U of L, UK, IU favored -- as Hoosiers get AP poll vote

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A first look at next weekend's local college football games. According to the latest Sagarin ratings, Louisville, Kentucky and Indiana will all be favored, while WKU will be an underdog at Navy.

Kentuckiana salt supply may run short this winter Video included

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The price of salt has gone up across Kentuckiana as demand has increased. 

Police working to see if woman who allegedly stole Amazon goods sold them online

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Police say a local woman stole more than $100,000 worth of merchandise from the Amazon Fulfillment Center, then sold the goods to at least two people.

Clarksville firefighter accused of shooting dog Video included

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Gary Crowe, Jr. is charged with attempted killing of a domestic animal and intimidation.

Taylorsville woman accused of exposing herself to multiple juveniles

Amelia Vann (Source: Shelby County Detention Center) Amelia Vann (Source: Shelby County Detention Center)
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She also allegedly got a 13-year-old to smoke marijuana.

Senior Iraqi commander says 40 soldiers dead, 68 captured after clash with Islamic State

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There has been no communication with any of the captured soldiers.

Southern Indiana K-9 officers honor local veterinarian Video included

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A local veterinarian got a nice surprise Monday morning.

Seven suspects arraigned for string of business robberies Video included

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Seven suspects accused of taking part of a string of armed robberies pleaded not guilty Monday. 

JCPS board to hold meeting to discuss budget, schools of innovation Video included

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Big changes could possibly come to JCPS schools, and it will all be discussed during a work session and board meeting Monday night.

Performance times announced for LOUDER THAN LIFE rock festival

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The inaugural festival will showcase more than 30 of the biggest bands in hard rock and metal -- including Kid Rock, Judas Priest, Korn, Five Finger Death Punch, Limp Bizkit, Stone Temple Pilots with Chester Bennington, Volbeat, Papa Roach and more.

Bond set at $100K for Louisville man accused of attempted arson

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The suspect is accused of entering a home in west Louisville and dousing a man with gasoline.

Funeral plans released for Campbellsville firefighter hurt in "ice bucket" challenge

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The request from the family of Captain Tony Grider to honor his memory.

Former NFL player and Louisville native Rob Bironas dies

(Courtesy: USA Today.com) (Courtesy: USA Today.com)
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Rob Bironas played football for Trinity High School in Louisville before beginning his professional career.

SUNDAY EDITION | Electrolux has history of moving work to lower-wage factories

By Mike Petrig, WDRB By Mike Petrig, WDRB
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What kind of employer will Electrolux be for Louisville's Appliance Park? The company buying GE Appliances for $3.3 billion has a history of closing higher-wage factories in the Midwest and Canada. Electrolux says it only wants to grow GE's appliance business, and it's far too early to tell what the deal will mean for jobs in Louisville.

Man killed in Henry County crash

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Authorities say the victim died Saturday evening after his vehicle went off the road and struck a tree.

Campbellsville firefighter injured during ALS Ice Bucket Challenge dies Video included

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Captain Grider was hurt last month while he was helping with an ALS Ice Bucket Challenge that involved students from Campbellsville University.

U.S. Congressman John Yarmuth pushes for expanded access to early childhood education Video included

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Yarmuth toured the George Unseld Early Childhood Learning Center in Louisville Monday accompanied by JCPS Superintendent Donna Hargens and three school board members.

Adidas unveils new TECHFIT U of L football uniforms for Florida State game

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Images of the new TECHFIT Shockweb uniforms were posed by Adidas on its twitter page. The gray uniform features camo accents and a red Cardinals logo.

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