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UPDATE: Florence Police locate infant who was in backseat of stolen car Video included

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A dispatcher for the Boone County sheriff's department said the car with the baby inside was found at a gas station in Fort Mitchell.

Residents see new plan for West Broadway Walmart, developers say it can't be closer to street Video included

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Developers working with Walmart say they've made every effort to make the design appealing to all, but they say it's not possible to move the store closer to the road on this site.

Metro Council passes whistleblower act, set to discuss minimum wage proposals Video included

Supporters of the proposal to raise the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour gather at the council meeting to show support. Supporters of the proposal to raise the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour gather at the council meeting to show support.
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The Democratic caucus met Thursday afternoon. A few minimum wage supporters were there but council members did not discuss the issue.

Christmas comes early for southern Indiana students in need Video included

Heth-Washington Elementary students prepare to open their gifts in the gym. Heth-Washington Elementary students prepare to open their gifts in the gym.
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Heth-Washington Elementary School in Harrison County, Indiana, has one of the highest poverty levels in the county.

Police searching for convicted killer who escaped home incarceration Video included

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Police are looking for Andreious Stokes, who was convicted of murdering a man in 2013, after he failed to show up for sentencing.

Fern Creek shooter tells police he 'shot the wrong person'

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The 17-year-old tells police he believed another student had given him a counterfeit $100 bill for an iPad and that the intended victim, who was not shot, "learned his lesson."

WDRB and Snow Fox deliver 1,200 toys to children at Home of the Innocents Video included

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The second annual "'Tis Better to Give" toy drive collects toys for children at the Home of the Innocents. WDRB partnered with 11 local businesses where people dropped off new, unwrapped toys.

New leader creates new culture at Kentucky Center Video included

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For the first time in it's more than 30 year existence, the Kentucky Center has put a Louisvillian in charge, and she's changing the brand from the inside out.

Friends of Eastern Cemetery seek caretakers for past generations' crumbling home Video included

Eastern Cemetery's aging headstones lie in ruin, with some chance the people they memorialize don't lie beneath them. Eastern Cemetery's aging headstones lie in ruin, with some chance the people they memorialize don't lie beneath them.
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Juxtaposed with Cave Hill's clean, white rows of headstones lie Eastern's cracked and crumbled monuments, toppled over and leaning against each other like old friends.

Shepherdsville Santa program fills boxes for families in need Video included

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The police department and the community work together to fill boxes with food. Businesses including Kroger, Best Buy and Gordon Food Service also stepped up to provide donations.

Change in federal law energizes effort to legalize medical marijuana in Ky. Video included

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The U.S. Justice Department is no longer allowed to raid medical marijuana clinics.

Shepherdsville Walmart already attracting more businesses

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People are watching the progress on the new 180,000-square-foot Walmart and just the construction of the store is already attracting more business.

CRAWFORD | Sophomore Akoy Agau to transfer from Louisville

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Sophomore forward Akoy Agau, who underwent sports hernia surgery last summer and was slow to start this season, will transfer from the program, U of L confirmed on Thursday.

AP: Orion capsule returns to NASA's Kennedy Space Center Video included

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NASA's experimental Orion spacecraft left Florida by rocket and returned by truck.

Tribunal affirms JCPS firing of former Louisville Male High Principal David Mike Video included

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David Mike will not be getting his job back with Jefferson County Public Schools.

Judge denies shock probation for priest sentenced to 15 years for molesting teen Video included

The Rev. James Schook at a court appearance in April. The Rev. James Schook at a court appearance in April.
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A Louisville priest convicted of sexually abusing a teenage boy will not be granted shock probation.

Coyote Calhoun concert nets $245,000 for children's charities

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Radio legend Coyote Calhoun retired from WAMZ after 35 years.

Tsarnaev appears in court for 1st time since 2013

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Security was tight at the federal courthouse in Boston for Tsarnaev's final pretrial conference. Tensions ran high, and one bombing victim had a testy exchange with protesters outside.

New 'Hope Works' ministry to hand out food to needy children on weekends

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According to Kathy Chavez, a spokesperson for the ministry, any child under 18 can come to Hope Works at 612 E. Ormsby, between 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Fridays to pick up food.

Prosecutors seeking death penalty in Ricky Kelly murder trial Video included

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Prosecutors and defense attorneys hope to bring the case to trial by June.

Local-option sales tax gets top billing in Kentucky House for 2015 session

Mayor Greg Fischer Mayor Greg Fischer
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Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer's local-option sales tax proposal will be the Kentucky House of Representatives' top-priority legislation during the 2015 session of the General Assembly, which begins next month.

YouthBuild finishes home for Louisville family in time for Christmas Video included

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A Louisville family is moving into a new house for Christmas thanks to the local nonprofit group YouthBuild.

Stage set for showdown over $10.10 minimum wage proposal at Louisville's Metro Council tonight

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A handful of people from the group Kentucky Jobs with Justice rallied on the steps of City Hall Thursday morning just hours before the issue is expected to go before Metro Council.

Police arrest seven people on drug charges at Fairdale business

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The business is located across the street from Coral Ridge Elementary School, and police say it doubled as a weekend night club where juveniles would often congregate.

Louisville man accused of running over victim after EPO filed against him

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Police say the suspect did a U-turn on Broadway to catch up to the victim before running him down.

Not much chance of Congress stopping Cuba policy Video included

A lack of unanimity in both political parties toward President Barack Obama's sudden move to re-establish ties with Cuba complicates any congressional effort to scuttle the most significant change in U.S. policy toward...

Sony film took aim at North Korea's biggest taboo Video included

If the U.S. government's claim is correct that North Korea was involved in the unprecedented hack attack on Sony Pictures that scuttled Seth Rogen's latest comedy, no one can say they weren't warned. The movie,...

Threats force Sony to cancel plans to release "The Interview" in theaters Video included

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The new information linking North Korea to the cyber attack on the studio.

More than a million Christmas lights fill four acres in Marion County, Ky. Video included

The lights will stay up until the first of the year. The lights will stay up until the first of the year.
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It's known as Ruley's Santa Land. The winter wonderland in Loretto, Kentucky is just south of Nelson County on Stringtown Road.

Officials suspect poachers may be abandoning dead deer at Iroquois Park Video included

Runners in Iroquois park say they're used to seeing deer along the paths, but they've recently been seeing dead deer. Runners in Iroquois park say they're used to seeing deer along the paths, but they've recently been seeing dead deer.
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Metro Park Officials say the people responsible for these incidents are often hard to catch. They ask people to call police if they see anything suspicious.

Louisville Mayor backs $8.75 minimum wage, Metro Council members respond Video included

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A Metro Council committee approved the proposed increase to $10.10 an hour on Monday on a narrow party line vote.

Report: City animal services neglected dog, 'improperly disciplined' worker who tried to help

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Metro Council animal services committee releases findings after nearly four-month investigation.

Shelbyville Cafe allows customers to 'pay what they can' Video included

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On Wednesdays, the cafe lives by the economic principle: 'If everyone gives what they have, everyone gets what they need.'

Secret Santa delivers layaway Christmas gifts just in time Video included

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This is a story of right on time giving and two little girls who now have their very own Christmas tale to cherish for a lifetime.

POLICE: Pair used counterfeit bills to shop at Mall St. Matthews Video included

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Police records indicate that the suspects had a total of nine counterfeit $100 bills and two counterfeit $50 bills in their possession.

Seasonal hiring ramps up at textbook warehouse as students dump school books Video included

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College students are wrapping up final exams and getting rid of their un-needed textbooks, creating a need for seasonal employees at a Shepherdsville warehouse.

Supporters say statewide smoking ban would save billions in tax dollars Video included

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During a hearing in the Interim Health and Welfare Committee, backers of a ban on smoking in public and in the workplace made their usual plea for protecting public health.

Floyd County, Ind. police chief retiring Video included

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Floyd County Police Chief Ted Heavrin is retiring after nearly 40 years of service. 

Developers of East Louisville boutique hotel receive final approval to move forward Video included

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Plans are still being finalized for an Aloft hotel at the entrance of the Indian Springs neighborhood, and we're now learning more about the hotel's amenities. 

JCPS identifies teacher accused of assaulting student at Atkinson

The alleged incident happened at J.B. Atkinson Elementary. The alleged incident happened at J.B. Atkinson Elementary.
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Brenda Brown is a retired JCPS teacher who served in the district for 30 years as a full-time teacher, according to district spokesperson Helene Kramer.

Priest accused of sexual abuse in 1980s returns to parish Video included

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The Archdiocese of Louisville is reinstating a priest accused of sexual abuse dating back to the 1980s because the allegations could not be substantiated.

LMPD officer's children taken to hospital after crash Video included

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The officer was not injured, but his two children were taken to Kosair Children's Hospital for observation.

Josh Young ordered to serve more jail time

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Josh Young was back in court on Wednesday for a probation revocation hearing.

Southern Kentucky drug bust nets 19 suspects

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The suspects face dozens of felony drug charges.

Trial date set for man accused of killing nursing home patient with insulin

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A former medical technician who told police he gave a fatal dose of insulin to a nursing home patient is scheduled to go on trial for murder next year.

BOZICH | Cards' Holliman, Hoosiers' Coleman show the joy, unpredictability of sports

IU's Tevin Coleman (left) and Gerod Holliman of U of L have taken unlikely paths to all-American status. IU's Tevin Coleman (left) and Gerod Holliman of U of L have taken unlikely paths to all-American status.
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Nobody was predicting that Louisville safety Gerod Holliman and Indiana halfback Tevin Coleman would be first-team all-Americans before the season. But Holliman and Coleman delivered seasons to remember and savor.

Kansas man makes makes 10-feet tall Christmas tree using hubcaps

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Putting the display together took about three weeks.

Indiana officer asked to stop selling "divisive" T-shirts Video included

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Three South Bend city council members want a police officer to stop selling T-shirts that are a response to protests over a New York City man's chokehold death.

JCPS substitute banned from school property following alleged assault Video included

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A Jefferson County Public School substitute teacher is accused of assaulting one student and pushing another. The teacher was escorted off the property by the school's principal.

Dog may be euthanized to comply with late owner's will Video included

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An Indiana dog owner wanted her ashes mixed with those of her beloved dog so the two can be together for eternity. There's just one problem -- the dog isn't dead yet.

Theaters cancel showings of "The Interview" after threats of violence Video included

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Carmike Cinemas, which operates Stonybrook Cinemas in Louisville, says it will not show the movie "The Interview."

Santa touches the hearts of one local family Video included

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 How do you know which Santa is the real deal? One Santa in Kentuckiana is cherished by a local family for a very special reason.

SE Bullitt Fire Chief Julius Hatfield granted paid leave of absence during investigation Video included

Julius Hatfield outside his Bullitt Co. home last month, as officers served a search warrant Julius Hatfield outside his Bullitt Co. home last month, as officers served a search warrant
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In a letter, Hatfield notes the ongoing investigation into his actions and the department and states: “my continued presence as acting Chief is no longer in the best interests of the department and has become a distraction from the important work we do.”

Three interview for principal job at Louisville Male High School

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Three JCPS assistant principals spent Tuesday afternoon interviewing for the top post at Louisville Male High School.

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