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Officials identify 18-year-old boy shot behind Chickasaw neighborhood daycare

The Jefferson County Coroner's Office has identified the victim of a fatal shooting in the Chickasaw neighborhood. According to the Louisville Metro Police Department, a man was found shot behind a daycare near Greenwood Avenue and S. 40th Street. Sign up for our Newsletters That's where police discovered Hakim Rushin, 18, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

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Officials identify 18-year-old boy shot behind Chickasaw neighborhood daycare

Sisters of Charity of Nazareth give $2.5M to rehab vacant properties in west Louisville

The Louisville Urban League received a big gift toward its detailed plan to invest in the city's Black community. On Friday, the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth announced they're investing $2.5 million into the Louisville Urban League and its “A Path Forward for Louisville” work.

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Sisters of Charity of Nazareth give $2.5M to rehab vacant properties in west Louisville

You can pick your own blueberries at this southern Indiana farm

Things are tasting sweet and ripe at a blueberry farm in New Salisbury, Indiana. Bryant's Blueberries is open for the 2021 picking season. Sign up for our Newsletters This family and veteran-owned blueberry farm is on Oak Park Road, just a 30-minute drive from downtown Louisville.

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You can pick your own blueberries at this southern Indiana farm

What are the odds of winning Kentucky's 'Shot at a Million' vaccine lottery?

What are the odds of winning Kentucky's "Shot at a Million" vaccine lottery? In an attempt to get more people vaccinated against COVID-19, the state of Kentucky launched a vaccination incentive program offering million-dollar prizes and free higher education. Sign up for our Newsletters Three adults will be chosen to win $1 million, and 15 kids ages 12-17 can win a full ride to any public Kentucky college, university, technical or trade school.

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What are the odds of winning Kentucky's 'Shot at a Million' vaccine lottery?

Beshear may use federal unemployment bonus as incentive to return to work

Gov. Andy Beshear is considering ending federal unemployment bonus payments or using the money to pay bonuses to unemployed workers who find jobs. "We are working on that program now," Beshear said Thursday. "We are looking at what other states are offering and I hope to have an announcement this time next week.

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Beshear may use federal unemployment bonus as incentive to return to work

Officials discuss building possible apartment, retail complex in Butchertown

A plan to bring new development to the Butchertown neighborhood is one step closer to construction. During a meeting, Winebrenner Capital Management and Work Architecture and design presented renderings in an effort to transform the corner of Main and Campbell Streets into a proposed apartment and retail complex.

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Officials discuss building possible apartment, retail complex in Butchertown

Louisville Water Company adds 'important' Juneteenth holiday

Louisville's water company is adding a new holiday for its workers: Juneteenth, which marks the end of slavery. The Louisville Water Co., which serves about a million customers in the city and surrounding counties, said the “civil unrest” in the community prompted discussions about diversity, equity and inclusion.

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Louisville Water Company adds 'important' Juneteenth holiday

COVID-19 long-hauler joins vaccination efforts in LaGrange after near-death experience

A COVID-19 survivor in Kentucky says the crippling effects of COVID-19 motivated her to help more people understand the importance of vaccines. Six months after a near-death battle with the novel coronavirus, Janet Wright still struggles with lingering effects. Sign up for our Newsletters The virus forced the former pharmacist into early retirement last year, but she’s regained some strength and she’s using it to spread her story.

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COVID-19 long-hauler joins vaccination efforts in LaGrange after near-death experience

Driver charged with murder, OVI in crash near Iroquois Park that killed motorcyclist

A driver was arrested after a fatal crash Tuesday on Third Street in Louisville. The crash was reported around 8:45 p.m. in the 7900 block. Sign up for our Newsletters Police said an SUV and a motorcycle collided while the SUV was making an opposing left-hand turn. The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene and the driver of the SUV was taken into custody.

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Driver charged with murder, OVI in crash near Iroquois Park that killed motorcyclist

Driver charged in alleged drunk driving crash that killed motorcyclist near Iroquois Park

A driver was arrested after an alleged drunk driving crash that killed a man in Louisville. The crash was reported around 8:45 p.m. Tuesday in the 7900 block of S. Third Street, near Iroquois Park. Sign up for our Newsletters Police said an SUV and a motorcycle collided while the SUV was making an opposing left-hand turn.

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Driver charged in alleged drunk driving crash that killed motorcyclist near Iroquois Park

'Severe' blood shortage causes concern at Louisville hospitals

The Louisville chapter of the American Red Cross said it is facing a severe blood shortage. Across the region and the U.S., there are similar issues. Steve Cunanan, the regional CEO for the Kentucky American Red Cross, told WLKY Tuesday, "the need for blood is constant."

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'Severe' blood shortage causes concern at Louisville hospitals

Former police officer found dead in New Albany days after pleading guilty to voyeurism

A former Indiana police officer was found dead near a New Albany bridge, just weeks before he'd be sentenced for videotaping a young girl. Last week, Kerry Freeberg pleaded guilty to multiple charges of child exploitation and voyeurism. Sign up for our Newsletters He was accused of videotaping a 12-year-old girl in "various stages of undress" without her knowledge.

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Former police officer found dead in New Albany days after pleading guilty to voyeurism

Judge orders Tim Stark to pay PETA more than $700K

The owner of a controversial, and now defunct, animal facility in southern Indiana now owes PETA a lot of money. PETA won a lawsuit against Wildlife in Need back in August. A judge ruled then that Tim Stark's facility harmed at least 53 big cats when they were prematurely separating cubs from their mothers and declawing them.

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Judge orders Tim Stark to pay PETA more than $700K

Newport Aquarium kicks off 'Shark Summer' by adding two new sharks to the family

Two new sandbar sharks arrived at Newport Aquarium to kick off Shark Summer. The two sandbar sharks represent an exciting species that hasn’t been featured at the aquarium in almost eight years. The sharks arrived as the aquarium kicks off Shark Summer this Friday. The all-summer-long event honors and celebrates these fascinating and often misunderstood animals.

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Newport Aquarium kicks off 'Shark Summer' by adding two new sharks to the family

Louisville restaurant celebrating longest day of the year with summer solstice event

A Louisville restaurant is celebrating the longest day of the year by hosting an event that benefits charity. Sign up for our Newsletters The summer solstice is Sunday, signifying the official kick-off to summer when the sun reaches the highest point in the sky. There will be live music.

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Louisville restaurant celebrating longest day of the year with summer solstice event

Barbara Sexton Smith won't run for Louisville mayor, will chair another campaign instead

The day after one candidate announced the suspension of his mayoral campaign, another shakeup was announced in the race to fill Mayor Greg Fischer's vacancy next year. Former Metro Council member Barbara Sexton Smith, who many believed would run for Louisville mayor, announced Monday she will not run but will instead chair Craig Greenberg's campaign.

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Barbara Sexton Smith won't run for Louisville mayor, will chair another campaign instead

Coroner identifies victim shot in Wyandotte as Nelson County man

Coroners identified the man fatally shot in Louisville's Wyandotte neighborhood. LMPD said the shooting happened outside in the 700 block of Denmark Street on Sunday, and that one person, a man believed to be in his 30s, was killed. Sign up for our Newsletters On Monday, a coroner named the victim as Derek Justin Harless, 37, of Bloomfield, Kentucky.

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Coroner identifies victim shot in Wyandotte as Nelson County man

Metro Council President David James suspends Louisville mayoral campaign due to health reasons

Metro Council President David James has suspended his campaign for Louisville mayor. James made the announcement via Twitter late Sunday night, citing health reasons. Sign up for our Newsletters He announced his candidacy back in January with a special announcement. Just weeks ago, he had prostate surgery, he said in a tweet, and since then, I have another surgery scheduled soon, and I felt it would be disingenuous to continue fundraising at this time," he said.

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Metro Council President David James suspends Louisville mayoral campaign due to health reasons

Police investigate fatal shooting in Wyandotte neighborhood, 4th in 2 days

Police are investigating a fatal shooting in Louisville's Wyandotte neighborhood. LMPD said the shooting happened outside in the 700 block of Denmark Street, and that one person, a man believed to be in his 30s, was killed. Sign up for our Newsletters No arrests have been made.

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Police investigate fatal shooting in Wyandotte neighborhood, 4th in 2 days

Man found fatally shot in west Louisville, police say

The Louisville Metro Police Department is investigating a fatal shooting that took place in west Louisville Saturday afternoon. According to LMPD officials, officers were dispatched to the 1200 block of West Hill Street on a report of a shooting around 1:45 p.m. Once officers arrived on the scene, they found a man lying on the street with multiple gunshot wounds.

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Man found fatally shot in west Louisville, police say