Joel Schipper, WDRB News

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WDRB News

Louisville, KY, United States

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Louisville family of murdered mother speaking out, husband remains in jail on $1M bond

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The family of a woman shot and killed is speaking out after her death a week ago. The man charged in her death was her husband. → Read More

Proposed plans unveiled for U.S. Highway 42 project in Prospect

A public open house was held Wednesday night to discuss the changes proposed following resident feedback over the past several months. → Read More

Kentucky Bourbon Festival adding more tickets, changes for 2022

The festival will take place Sept. 16-18 on the lawn of Spalding Hall in Bardstown. → Read More

Pug fans from around the country attend Bluegrass Pugfest at Expo Center

Saturday and Sunday the Kentucky Expo Center is going to the dogs for the Bluegrass Pugfest – one of the largest events of its kind in the country – the → Read More

Kids partner with LMPD officers for cookie 'bake-off'

The Louisville Metro Police Activities League (LMPAL) has been hosting a culinary program for the last eight weeks at Chef Space. → Read More

Bardstown Road beautification project set to begin later this week

The $1.5 million project is based on a road safety study conducted in 2018 with a focus on pedestrian safety. → Read More

Belle of Louisville wins 60th anniversary of the Great Steamboat Race

The Belle of Louisville took home the 12-point Silver Antlers for the 30th time. → Read More

Kentucky Kingdom opens for 2022 season

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) - The wait is over as Kentucky Kingdom has opened its gates for the 2022 season. → Read More

Derby eve galas back in full force for 2022

With the most exciting two minutes in sports less than two weeks away, the focus the night before will be on the galas. → Read More

Jeffersontown woman saves driver trapped in exploding car

Witnesses say the woman was leaving a store, got into her Dodge Journey, and backed out of her parking spot. When she put the SUV in drive, there was a → Read More

Golfers give input on future of Cherokee Golf Course

Many of those who frequent golf the course want it to stay. → Read More

Parks and Recreation seeking feedback for future of Louisville public pools

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The first of four public meetings focused on new aquatics facilities in Louisville was held Monday. → Read More

Councilwoman proposes lead abatement program for all Jefferson County rentals

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A proposed Louisville ordinance could require landlords to test for lead levels at rental properties throughout the county. → Read More

Salem Community Schools mourning loss of student, teacher

Students needing additional support are being encouraged to reach out to school counselors. → Read More

LouisvilleCon brings in hundreds of sci-fi, comic fans for semi-annual convention

For hundreds of people Saturday, it was an afternoon of escapism and make believe where comics and cosplay were front and center. → Read More

Louisville Comedy Club to welcome national acts weeks after official opening

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) - Louisville’s comedy circuit just got bigger and brighter thanks to a new venue in the heart of Whiskey Row. → Read More

Fans celebrate the return of baseball, Louisville Bats at Slugger Field

Fans filled Slugger Field to cheer on the Louisville Bats for Opening Night despite rain and temperatures in the mid-50s on Tuesday. → Read More

Orlando Bloom, Andie MacDowell currently shooting new film in Henry County

Hollywood is making a stop in Kentuckiana for a new movie and it has two small towns doing a lot of talking. → Read More

Hosparus Health holds 'Hope and Healing' event for those who unexpectedly lost loved ones

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- For those who have suddenly lost a loved one, Sunday was a day of hope and healing after a time of grief so many families did → Read More

Kentucky Derby Festival's touring parade makes its way through 30 neighborhoods

The full-sized Pegasus Parade is on a weekend this year. → Read More