Elle Smith, WHAS11 News

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WHAS11 News

Louisville, KY, United States

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Recent articles by Elle:

Uber driver accused of sexual abuse and holding passenger against her will

According to an arrest citation, police responded to the Germantown neighborhood Sunday evening after reports a woman had been sexually assaulted by an Uber driver. → Read More

New owners of Caesars Southern Indian working toward generational wealth as tribal population grows

EBIC Holdings held a ribbon cutting to celebrate their new ownership of the property. → Read More

What has happened since homeless camps have been cleared in downtown Louisville?

A week after the city removed homeless encampments from portions of downtown Louisville, advocates said they moved to various facilities. → Read More

Current school resource officer weighs in on JCPS debate

In the wake of a shooting at a JCPS bus stop, the debate over whether to bring officers into schools was reignited. → Read More

Simmons College of Kentucky voices opposition to Biden's Reconciliation Plan

Simmons College says parts of the plan put historically Black colleges and universities on the backburner. → Read More

Missing Indiana teen found dead in woods with pet dog

Harrison County Sheriff Nick Smith said tips led to the discovery of McCarty and his dog Isabella in the woods off I-64 near Corydon Ramsey Road. → Read More

Neighbors shocked after homicide in Seymour

Police arrested a man who is suspected of killing a person in Seymour on Sunday. Now, neighbors are left with uneasiness. → Read More

New Lotus House under construction at Family Ark

For some, it's a place for rehabilitation and education, for others it is home. → Read More

Louisville Haitians ask for help after family impacted by 7.2 earthquake

It's been more than a week since that earthquake devastated Haiti. → Read More

'This keeps the doors open': COVID-19 relief funding coming for Charlestown businesses

Melissa Duvall is the owner of Absolutely You Salon in Charlestown, Indiana. For the past year and a half, she has watched as shutdowns and the unknown have impacted → Read More

New Albany tattoo shop asks for community's help after vandalism

Surveillance cameras at the shop captured the vandal in the act. → Read More

'We are going to have to grin and bare': New Albany residents prepare for Sherman Minton Bridge project

Starting Tuesday, ramp improvements will begin on the bridge to strengthen the shoulder for increased capacity when the first phase of construction starts in August. → Read More

Louisville Urban League to continue Kentuckiana Builds program with federal funding

“This may be the dawn of a national renewal such as has not been seen since The New Deal as Congress addresses the infrastructure crisis," CEO Sadiqa Reynold said. → Read More

Saved by donations, Madison Regatta prepares for 2021 return

The Tourism Board and the City of Madison stepped in and donated $50,000 each to make sure the 2021 event was held. → Read More

Southern Indiana prepares for surge in evictions once nationwide moratorium ends

There is a looming deadline of June 30, that is when the CDC's eviction moratorium will end leaving Americans at risk of eviction to find aid on their own. → Read More

Madison residents impacted by weekend flash flooding

Heavy rainfall late Friday night into Saturday morning poured enough water to force some Madison, Indiana to evacuate their homes. → Read More

Business returns to St. Matthews strip mall 2 years after devastating fire

The local-owned sporting shop was destroyed in a multi-business fire on Breckinridge Lane in June 2019. → Read More

Parents thankful after nearly losing second child at 19, just 2 years after losing 19-year-old son to gun violence

Krista and Navada Gwynn's 19-year-old daughter was shot alongside a 17-year-old boy. That boy, DaJuan Coward, died after being on life support. → Read More

'Better Kentucky': Middle school to get millions to make much needed upgrades and renovations

Breckinridge County Middle School was one of thirteen schools across the Commonwealth that will be receiving funding from the state. → Read More

ISP investigating fatal collision involving off-duty officer

A Jefferson County Deputy struck and killed Hunter Robinson, 22, who was skateboarding in the street of Madison, Ind. → Read More