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Valerie Chinn


Louisville, KY, United States

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Past articles by Valerie:

VIDEO | Fight breaks out between driver, student on Bullitt County school bus

Cellphone video from March 1 inside a Bullitt County Public Schools bus shows a driver in a fight with a student. → Read More

Letter reveals reason why JCPS fired Meyzeek Middle School teacher

JCPS removed Kevin O'Donnell from his Meyzeek Middle School classroom in December. → Read More

Records show where JCPS reassigns teachers under investigation

Teachers can be reassigned for a number of reasons, not only because of criminal investigations. → Read More

Former Bullitt County Jail inmate who was shocked with electric gloves files lawsuit

An incident inside the jail on Sept. 4, 2022. → Read More

'Welcome to Day 1' | Greenberg says priority is making Louisville safer as he becomes mayor

Craig Greenberg was sworn into office Monday morning in the city's Metro Hall. → Read More

'A Story About Light' | Residents in Mayfield still rebuilding a year after deadly 2021 tornado

A year after dozens of people were killed by tornadoes that tore through Kentucky, the small town of Mayfield continues on its path to recovery. → Read More

'Excessive force' | Woman who was stripped naked and tased sues Bullitt County jail

Three male jail deputies and a female forcibly removed the woman's clothes and bra to put her in an orange jumpsuit, according to surveillance video. → Read More

Louisville appliance repairman repaid some customers after WDRB investigation

Dozens of people were scammed by the owner of a Louisville appliance repair company, but since a WDRB Investigates story in June highlighted the scheme, Chris Smith has paid several → Read More

JCPS principal with history of abuse complaints removed from school

Jefferson County Public Schools removed an elementary school principal from his daily duties last month, forbidding him from having contact with staff, parents and students. → Read More

East Louisville Starbucks holds 'sip-in' as workers push to unionize on Labor Day

In a fight for better wages and benefits, workers at the Starbucks on Factory Lane held a "sip-in" on Labor Day. → Read More

‘We know what we’re doing is illegal’ | Louisville street racers reveal tactics amid increased scrutiny

WDRB News witnessed the street racing test run as the sun set on a recent warm, summer night. → Read More

3 months after boy found in suitcase in Indiana, hard questions remain

It's been three months since a boy was found dead inside a suitcase in Washington County, Indiana, and Yvonne Casey wants answers. → Read More

2 Breckinridge County deputy jailers fired for having relationships with inmates

Two deputy jailers at the Breckinridge County Jail were fired over relationships with inmates. → Read More

CASH APPS | Victims of Venmo and Zelle scams in Kentuckiana learn expensive lessons

WDRB Investigates uncovered how people across Kentucky and Indiana are being scammed out of cash, and why it's not so easy to get it back. → Read More

Police looking for 28-year-old Louisville woman who went missing after leaving Walmart

A missing person's report was filed for 28-year-old Taylor Fegett on Friday. → Read More

Bullitt County jailer-elect facing terroristic threatening charge

Whittaker won the Bullitt County Jailer race in May. → Read More

Louisville appliance repairman accused of scamming customers out of hundreds of dollars

Chris Smith, a former wrestler known as Christian Skyfire, went from the ring to repairman and owner of Skyfire Appliance Repair. → Read More

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