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Valerie Chinn


Louisville, KY, United States

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Recent articles by Valerie:

Hairstyle tricks to get you from Churchill Downs to Derby Eve Galas

Nobody wants "hat hair" from a great day at the track for Thurby, Oaks and Derby, but never fear: Z Salon and Spa has some ideas to help. → Read More

Omicron BA.2 variant identified in Louisville; here's what you need to know

A newer version of the COVID-19 omicron variant has been found in Louisville's wastewater. → Read More

Bullitt County Schools seeing hundreds of incidents, dozens of fights on buses this school year

Video of a fight on a Bullitt County Schools bus last month showed just on incident of many this year in the district, records show. → Read More

Dawson Springs, Ky. restaurant providing hope to residents of tornado-damaged community

In Dawson Springs, Ms. Becky's Place is serving up smiles and meals, bringing hope to residents through some home cooking. → Read More

Teacher shares story of survival when tornado hit Mayfield, Ky. and he lost everything

Jon Shell's life and many others changed in an instant on Dec. 10, 2021. → Read More

Residents of tornado-ravaged Mayfield, Ky. rebuilding with help from Louisville veterans

On December 10, the tornado changed everything. → Read More

Incentive bonus for substitute teachers in JCPS starts Tuesday amid shortage

There's a major substitute teacher shortage in Jefferson County Public Schools, and bonuses start Tuesday to help with staffing. → Read More

Mayfield residents say presidential visit brings hope to small town

President Joe Biden toured two Kentucky towns Wednesday, including Mayfield, that were devastated by recent tornadoes. → Read More

'Blessed to be alive' | Taylor County begins cleanup after EF-3 tornado destroyed towns

Winds reached 140 miles per hour in many rural communities. → Read More

Indiana COVID cases and hospitalizations on the rise as holidays near

With COVID fears rising as we head into the holidays, one Indiana hospital has even called in the National Guard for help. → Read More

Thousands of fights in JCPS schools leave some 'disheartened' despite 40% drop from 2019

Inside Iroquois High School on Tuesday, several students were recorded on cellphone fighting in the cafeteria. → Read More

Murders, gangs and guns in Louisville motivate group to try to stop the violence

Dots on a map mark each homicide and shooting in the most violent year in Louisville's history. → Read More

$100,000 national grant awarded to Down Syndrome of Louisville after online voting

The grant was awarded based on online community votes, which began on Oct. 14 and concluded on Nov. 12. → Read More

Former Clark County corrections officer accused of allowing inmates access to keys

A former corrections officer at the Clark County Jail in Jeffersonville is now on the wrong side of the law himself. → Read More

Police: Breckinridge County woman fatally shot husband during property dispute

Police say the woman shot her husband several times and accidentally shot herself in the foot. → Read More

Former West Buechel Police chief fired from new job after social media post

The former chief of the West Buechel Police Department who resigned after an investigation has been fired from his new job at the Breckinridge County Sheriff's Department after just two → Read More

LMPD says 6 teenagers arrested for carjackings in 12 days

Louisville Metro Police is looking into a series of carjackings around the city, a trend that mainly involved teenagers. → Read More

New food delivery service app helping community and minority-owned businesses

A west Louisville woman is taking food delivery to a new level where there are no limits. → Read More

Publix plans its first Kentucky store in eastern Louisville

A grocery store and adjoining liquor store are expected to open late next year at the corner of Terra Crossing Boulevard and Old Henry Road in Jefferson County. → Read More

Police investigating dozens of car break-ins in Meade County, Kentucky

The Brandenburg Police Department says 30-40 cars were broken into on Aug. 17 during the early morning hours. → Read More