Heather Fountaine, WHAS11 News

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WHAS11 News

Louisville, KY, United States

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Past articles by Heather:

Louisville community reacts to Brett Hankison's not guilty verdict

Hankison was visibly relieved following the verdict. Others in the courtroom looked defeated. Breonna Taylor's family left without a word. → Read More

Data show COVID numbers declining in Kentuckiana, doctors say it's a 'long tail' scenario; Here's what that means

Just weeks after one of the biggest spikes, case numbers are consistently trending downward. → Read More

Louisville boy's suicide sparks change at JCPS and beyond

Three years after the death of Seven Bridges, his mother and JCPS officials shed light on the events that led to a 10-year-old taking his own life. → Read More

COVID-19 test site in Louisville church parking lot questioned after delay in results

Louisville Department of Public Health reports at least a dozen complaints from people waiting up to eleven days for results from St. John Lutheran Church site. → Read More

Future Healers | Organizers hope program inspires youth impacted by violence to become doctors, helpers

The goal of the Future Healer Program is to create a trusting relationship with Louisville's youth that have been impacted by gun violence. → Read More

Future Healers | Organizers hope program inspires youth impacted by violence to become doctors, helpers

The partnership with GameChangers has helped bring around 50 kids to the program so far. → Read More

'I hold onto God's hand, and I hold onto the memories'

Georgetta Calloway's wish for Christmas, she says, is finding answers in her husband's January 2021 murder. → Read More

'He makes us suffer.' | Roger Burdette sentenced to 27 years for death of LMPD Det. Deidre Mengedoht

Roger Burdette has been sentenced to 27 years in prison for wanton murder and wanton endangerment in the 2018 Christmas Eve death of Detective Deidre Mengedoht. → Read More

Engineer says Kentucky homes didn't stand a chance against EF-4 tornado

David Roueche with Auburn University is collecting data from the destruction left by Friday's storms to push for building stronger homes in the future. → Read More

'Anything is possible' | The searches in Bowling Green, Kentucky continue

Nyssa Brown's parents and siblings were recovered earlier this week after a tornado ripped through Warren County. → Read More

Civil rights investigation launched for one of three recent deaths at LMDC

Clark said there was “no evidence” that correctional staff contributed to any of the deaths, but said each incident was still under investigation. → Read More

Police asking for tips to solve case of Shively father ambushed in his driveway

On Aug. 27, Tony Booker had just pulled into his driveway on Kiefer Rd. when three people surrounded his vehicle and shot him multiple times. → Read More

No arrests more than a year after man stabbed in broad daylight in downtown Louisville

Louisville police are investigating after a man was stabbed at the intersection of Brook and Broadway in downtown Louisville in 2020. → Read More

St. Matthews Police need more information to solve deadly apartment complex shooting

St. Matthews Police are asking the public for help to solve a deadly robbery from July when Shamone Haggard was killed. → Read More

Second week of Roger Burdette trial begins

After taking three days off, the defense and prosecution called additional witnesses to testify on the crash that killed Det. Deidre Mengedoht in 2018. → Read More

Day 3 | Witnesses testify in Roger Burdette trial

Burdette is charged with murder in the death of LMPD Det. Deidre Mengedoht on Christmas Eve in 2018. → Read More

Health inspectors found mouse poop, safety issues in these Hardin County schools

Here's a look at some of the lowest scores recorded in Hardin County over the past three years - and why the schools received those scores. → Read More

Health inspectors found dirty water fountains, broken sinks, and mouse poop at Oldham County Schools

We've rounded up and broken down some of the lowest scores schools received from health inspectors in Oldham County between 2019 and 2021. → Read More

Inspectors found expired and improperly stored food at these Jefferson County schools

St. Raphael and Moore High School both had priority violations in their school cafeterias. → Read More

What the health inspectors found at the Kentucky State Fair

The results are in: Here are the vendors with the lowest food safety scores at this year's state fair. → Read More