Kristin Pierce, WHAS11 News

Kristin Pierce

WHAS11 News

Louisville, KY, United States

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Recent articles by Kristin:

Annual auction helps raise money for WHAS Crusade for Children

This event auctions off baskets filled with products and services donated by Census Bureau employees and area businesses. → Read More

Local organizations collecting coats, blankets for disabled and homeless veterans

USA Cares and the Kentucky Opera are teaming up for a donation drive. Your contribution could help keep veterans and their families warm this winter. → Read More

Louisville mother shares her son's compassion through nonprofit established in his honor

Rose Smith lost her son to gun violence in 2015. Through the ACE Project, she has been able to honor her son's memory by giving back to the community. → Read More

76-year-old Habitat for Humanity volunteer reflects on 21 years of helping families in need

Chuck Srgo has helped build 165 houses with Habitat for Humanity since 1998. He says giving back to the community has been 'a blessing to me'. → Read More

Fospice program helps pets that might otherwise be euthanized

The Kentucky Humane Society program that acts as a hospice for pets has been comforting dogs and cats for two years. → Read More

Louisville step coach's impact goes beyond the stage

The KY Elite Step Team has national acclaim, but Jasmine Collins said the experience is more about what members learn off stage than on. → Read More

Hunger Walk helps Dare to Care feed those in need

Registration for the walk is $25, enough to provide 75 meals to people in need. → Read More

Potluck spotlights Louisville community's diversity

The event started by Global Human Project in 2017 brings people, and their dishes, from all walks of life together. → Read More

Local nonprofit uses bourbon to raise funds for children with autism

Donna McGraw needs help collecting bourbon to raise money for the Families for Effective Autism Treatment. → Read More

'What day is it?' Camping out for Endymion

Rain or shine, those who love Endymion listen to music read a book or nap until go time. → Read More

'Gutter buddies' to block Mardi Gras beads from drains

More than 250 gutter buddies are along the Uptown route. Starting next week, more will be installed along the Endymion route as well. → Read More

Neighborhood Heroes: New Orleans musician keeps the music alive through kids

"We don’t have a lot of Leslies in New Orleans, unfortunately. A person like Leslie, I think of her as a hero," one student said. → Read More

First responders train in simulated attack on Mardi Gras parade

Officials, first responders and hundreds of volunteers met at Armstrong Park for an emergency drill to train on what to do in the event of a mass casualty situation. → Read More

Protesters call City Council's power plant resolution a 'Sweet Heart Deal'

During the meeting Thursday, Entergy New Orleans’ CEO said the company would make the $5 million payment, provide ethics training, reduce power outages and work to protect costs to customers. → Read More

Neighborhood Heroes: Gentilly gym queen lends a helping hand

Beck said she knows that hardship — she knows what it’s like to be down, to be discouraged. She also knows how a simple gesture can change a person’s entire day. → Read More

Burned JP firefighter 'has a long road ahead ... but his sense of humor is still there'

A JP firefighter critically injured battling a fire is recovering, but still has a long way to go. → Read More

Area in New Orleans East hit by 2017 tornado has come a long way, but some haven't recovered

“I watched the house shake, I saw holes in the walls, I saw windows blow, I saw the daylight through my roof." → Read More

Rent too high? An average of $1,400 a month for a 1-bedroom in N.O.

According to Zumpers’ national rent report, the average cost of a one-bedroom apartment in New Orleans is up more than $1,400. The cost of two bedrooms also shot up to more than $1,500. → Read More

City cracks down on illegal dumping, but garbage still piling up in some neighborhoods

“It has been a constant battle removing litter and illegal dumping ... Where we remove it, more litter and debris comes back.” → Read More

Neighborhood Hereos: Miss Brenda the 'blight fighter'

Miss Brenda works hard to better the lives of her neighbors because as she says — you bloom where you’re planted. → Read More