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KSP Trooper in stable condition after being hit on I-65 NB

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Trooper Sam Shacklette was working overtime in a work zone outside of his car when he was hit. He is scheduled to retire tomorrow.

Teenagers getting real world experience in mock driving course

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From the class room to the streets, young drivers are getting real world experience on the road.

PARC to begin enforcing downtown parking meters on Saturdays

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Starting next weekend, Sept. 6, two PARC officers will hand out tickets at any meter in the city, between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m.

Man convicted of burying body out of prison

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A man convicted of hiding a dead body in his Old Louisville home is now out of prison.The Kentucky Department of Corrections says Jeffrey Mundt will spend the rest of his time in a halfway house.

BOZICH | Three and out as Indiana wins with defense; with defense?

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Kevin Wilson has improved Indiana's defense, which showed in a 28-10 win over Indiana State. But now the IU head coach has work to do with the Hoosiers' passing game.

CRAWFORD | Three and out: Takeaways from Kentucky's 59-14 win over UT-Martin

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The University of Kentucky football team got some big plays from young players and a steady start from quarterback Patrick Towles to pound Tennessee-Martin 59-14 in their first season opener at home since 2007.

Corvette Museum to completely fill in sinkhole

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Months after a sinkhole destroys several corvettes, a decision is made on what to do with it.

Couple's photographer photoshops wedding pictures with some hilarious results Video included

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The creative, trending twist one local couple had added to the pics from their special day.

CRAWFORD | Louisville soccer knocks off No. 2 Maryland in stadium debut

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The University of Louisville made the inaugural night of soccer in Mark & Cindy Lynn Stadium a successful one, with a women's win over Ole Miss and the men beating No. 2 Maryland.

Western Kentucky spreads the red and routs Bowling Green, 59-31

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Western Kentucky scored on its first drive against Mid-American Conference favorite Bowling Green -- and the Hilltoppers never let up.

First Down Friday high school football scores - Week 2

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Here's a list of tonight's area high school football scores. If you have a score you'd like to report, call us at (502) 585-0811 or email at news@wdrb.com.

Zombie attack invades Bardstown Road Video included

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Zombies invade Louisville, for the 10th annual zombie attack.

Indianapolis police dept. cancels Amber Alert for baby

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Infant was reported missing Wednesday after an alleged robbery.

McConnell's campaign manager resigns

Jesse Benton, McConnell campaign manager who is resigning effective Saturday. Jesse Benton, McConnell campaign manager who is resigning effective Saturday.
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Jesse Benton resigns after reports link him to a bribery scandal.

Lane reductions on I-65 begin Tuesday, continue for two years Video included

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Drivers -- get ready. Big changes will soon be made after Labor Day on I-65, and it's going to impact your commute for the next two years.

Irvington interim police chief resigns; KSP investigating Video included

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Michael Picente says he resigned at the request of his family.

Community leader drafts plan aimed at stopping deadly violence in Louisville Video included

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Minister Jerald Muhammad of the Nation of Islam says his plan will work where others have failed because it involves going directly to the source.

Kentucky Baptist Convention launches effort to recruit foster families Video included

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The KBC is trying to add at least one family from each of its 2400 churches.

Ind. State Treasurer Richard Mourdock resigns, effective immediately

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The Tea Party favorite defeated longtime Sen. Richard Lugar in the 2012 Senate primary.

Hammond case postponed because prosecutors want to use past statements of reluctant witness Video included

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Prosecutors want jury to hear past statements of Ike Kinnison, who is refusing to testify. Judge will not allow.

Teen sentenced for murder of popular underground DJ

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Darrell Jackson was sentenced to 20 years in prison for the murder of 27-year-old Michael Chester.

More than 1,400 riders take part in USA BMX National Series in Louisville Video included

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Professional racers from all over the world are competing, along with amateurs who are just a few years old.

CRAWFORD | Soccer stadium opening brings bright lights to U of L soccer Video included

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The University of Louisville opens the $18.5 million Mark & Cindy Lynn Soccer Stadium tonight, yet another triumph for athletic leadership combined with community passion.

Duke Energy hoping for approval for $1.9 billion upgrade to electrical grid Video included

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More than 800,000 Duke Energy customers in Indiana could see improvements to their electrical services if state regulators approve a $1.9 billion plan.

Largest philanthropic gift in UofL dental school history to create an endowed fund Video included

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The U of L Dental School is the recipient of the largest donation in its history.

Two people hospitalized after serious crash in west Louisville

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Two people were hospitalized in a serious crash in west Louisville Friday afternoon.

Lousy weather blamed for drop in Ky. State Fair attendance Video included

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Attendance at the Kentucky State Fair was down significantly this year.

Funeral held for Interim Clark County Sheriff John Kahafer

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The public gave a final farewell to the Interim Clark County Sheriff on Friday.

Frost 6th Grade Academy hoping public will donate musical instruments for Band, Orchestra Video included

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Students from a Louisville school music program need your help getting on the right note.

Cousin of murdered 1-year-old calling for drastic measures

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Instead of starting on the streets, one family member -- Connie McFarland -- wants to take the fight to lawmakers in Frankfort. The result she is asking for may raise some eyebrows.

BOZICH | Louisville QB Will Gardner has been waiting (and waiting) for this moment

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How badly does Will Gardner want to excel at quarterback? He forced himself to run the hurdles to improve his speed -- and once forced a fumble seconds after tearing his right ACL.

Judge swears in 250 new U.S. citizens at World Fest

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Two-hundred fifty people became American citizens in downtown Louisville on Friday.

Police say suspect who robbed Louisville credit union was hiding in the ceiling Video included

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Investigators tell us they believe the suspect came through the air conditioning unit in the roof.

Police, family continue search for infant abducted in Indianapolis Video included

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Officers were using search dogs on Friday to check out a wooded area about a block from the near-downtown neighborhood where 23-year-old Willie Wilson told police his son Delano Wilson had been taken. 

Miley's VMA date turns himself in, posts bail Video included

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The young homeless man who accompanied Miley Cyrus to the MTV Video Music Awards and who had been sought on an Oregon arrest warrant has turned himself in and posted bail, an Oregon official said Thursday night.

Chelsea Clinton quits NBC News reporter job

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Bill and Hillary Clinton's daughter has been working at the network since 2011, sporadically doing feature stories on people or organizations doing public-spirited work.

Drivers brace for "big squeeze" as lanes reduced on Kennedy Bridge Video included

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It's the part of the Ohio River Bridges project that is expected to have the biggest impact on commuters so far.

Shooting victim in critical condition at University Hospital after shooting Thursday night

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Anyone with information is asked to call the LMPD crime tipline at 574-LMPD.

POLICE: Suspects steal more than $550 of Monster Energy drink from Louisville Walmart

Brayden Cole Adrio (Source: Louisville Metro Corrections) Brayden Cole Adrio (Source: Louisville Metro Corrections)
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Both men were arrested and charged with theft by unlawful taking and possession of drug paraphernalia.

"The Hammer" gets iced by WDRB's Bill Lamb Video included

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Louisville attorney Darryl Isaacs accepts the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge live on TV.

DYCHE | Grimes: Bogus claims but no straight answers

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Grimes makes a lot of baseless claims about McConnell. Will she ever tell Kentuckians the truth about herself?

CRAWFORD | In his new autobiography, Schnellenberger recounts a football life

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Howard Schnellenberger will be signing his new autobiography around Louisville this weekend before Monday's season opener between the University of Louisville and Miami University.

Family members of 1-year-old shooting victim make emotional plea for answers Video included

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Dozens of people gathered in the Shawnee community, making a plea for someone to come forward with information on Wednesday's shooting.

New rules for hydrocodone take effect soon Video included

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The purpose of the change is to minimize the abuse of the drug for recreational purposes, but still allow patients reasonable access to the drug. 

Religious leaders call for justice after baby shot Wednesday night Video included

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Community members are calling for the person or persons who fatally shot 1-year-old Ne'riah Miller to turn themselves in.

Indiana police seeking suspect believed to be responsible for two robberies

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They say he is around 5'8” – 6'0”, weighs about 175-200 pounds and was wearing a Mr. Rogers T-shirt, camo shorts, camo ball cap, with short “buzzed” red hair.

Water safety the number one priority for LMPD's River Patrol Unit Video included

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It isn't often you hear about the River Patrol Unit, but every day they cover more ground than you would imagine patrolling a nearly 40-mile stretch of the Ohio River.

Coroner says U of L cheerleader died of accidental overdose Video included

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Police found the body of Danielle Cogswell in an off-campus apartment on July 28.

As competition grows, Middletown resurrects Chamber of Commerce Video included

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Middletown, the fourth class city in eastern Jefferson County, wants to make sure its unique businesses survive all of the nearby new competition.

Family members of injured Campbellsville firefighters address the media Video included

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Although family members declined to comment on how the accident took place, they expressed their thanks to the public for its generous outpouring of support.

BP explosion causes sulfur dioxide release

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Indiana Department of Environmental Management spokesman Dan Goldblatt says the agency is still preparing a report but the initial indication is that the release didn't cause any air quality problems.

Gov. Beshear supports lifting ban on nuclear power plants in KY Video included

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The state's ban on nuclear power plants was put in place after the 1979 Three Mile Island disaster.

Nearby SWAT situation delays dismissal for two JCPS schools Video included

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Officers were called to Auburndale Avenue, near Southern Parkway, after they received a report that there was a man on a front porch, threatening to kill himself with a gun.

Undersea search for Malaysian plane refined

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The investigation into how the plane came to crash cannot proceed until the wreckage and black boxes are recovered, officials said Thursday.

Urton Lane residents concerned about Ball Homes expansion Video included

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It's a quiet slice of rural farmland tucked into an area of Louisville where you'd least expect it --and neighbors in Middletown are fighting to keep it just the way it is.

President Obama weighs possible actions against IS militants

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Should the United States go after militant targets in Syria?

President Obama says he will host Ukrainian president at White House next month

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President Barack Obama is blaming Russia for the escalating violence in eastern Ukraine.

Keeneland unveils new dirt track surface

Courtesy: Keeneland Association Courtesy: Keeneland Association
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The new dirt track is now open for training, and will be featured when the fall meet begins on October 3rd.

Apple may unveil new iWatch in September

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Reports say it could debut at the same event where Apple is expected to reveal the iphone 6.

Police arrest two men accused of multiple robberies in Louisville area Video included

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According to arrest reports, 27-year-old Lavarr Melton was the man who would actually enter the stores and commit the robberies, while 35-year-old Robert Short acted as the getaway driver.

Louisville recognized for efforts to get more businesses connected to the Internet

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The city is one of three winners of the national Get Your Business Online City Challenge sponsored by Google and the United States Conference of Mayors.

UPDATE: AC restored at Butler High School Video included

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The air-conditioning was restored around noon.

Hammond murder trial delayed because of witness issue Video included

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The judge in Dejuan Hammond's third murder trial granted a continuance in the case Thursday after defense attorneys asked for the trial to be delayed because of an issue with a witness.

McConnell says he won't support another government shutdown Video included

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U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell says he won't support another government shutdown if he is re-elected in November.

BOZICH | The Only 10 Picks You Need To Start The College Football Season

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Which four teams make the college football playoff? Who are the three Heisman Trophy frontrunners? Which local player deserves more national love? Rick Bozich answers those questions -- and more.

U of L students and staff ditch cars to bike to school with school president Video included

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Each year, about 50 to 70 people meet at the president's home in the Cherokee Triangle, then bike to campus.

Smiling inmate accused of biting officer makes request of judge Thursday morning Video included

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According to the arrest report, Kiana Beard bit the officer very close to a major artery that, if damaged, could have caused serious issues.

Despite warning, Greenup Co. expected to stay eligible for flood insurance

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FEMA told Greenup, places in four other states, on Monday that they risk losing their ability to participate in the federal insurance program.

Taco Bell's 'Everlasting Dollars' promotion could mean free tacos for decades Video included

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You could eat Taco Bell products for the rest of your life -- and all it could take is a dollar.

AMBER ALERT: Mother pleads for safe return of boy Video included

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An Indianapolis mother is pleading for the safe return of her 6-week-old son reported abducted from his father during a daylight armed attack.

POLICE: Louisville mom provided meth to teens

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A Louisville woman is facing charges after police say she provided meth to two teenage girls. 

McConnell says nothing new in tape secretly recorded at strategy conference Video included

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A secret recording of Senator Mitch McConnell is the latest controversy in the campaign for U.S. Senate.

UPDATE: Child dies after 37th & Market shootings Video included

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Police say a 1-year-old child has died as a result of a shooting.

Indianapolis baby sought in Amber Alert

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The alert was issued from Indianapolis for statewide attention in Indiana. The child involved is one month old, police say.

Louisville's Metro Council investigating Animal Services dept. following dog's death

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Metro Council announced last week an investigation into what led to a dog being put to death and whether the mayor's office properly conducted an internal investigation.

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