Louisville

Regional
1:15 pm
Wed August 8, 2012

Report: Day Care Van in Jefferson County Had Too Many Children Aboard

A state investigation into a deadly van crash involving a Louisville day care found that the vehicle was overloaded. The Courier-Journal cited an inspection report filed by the inspector general of the Cabinet for Health and Family Service in reporting that Heavenly Angels Childcare Center was carrying 16 people when it crashed on June 12, killing an adult monitor on board.

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Health
2:02 pm
Thu August 2, 2012

Lack of State and Local Funding Leads to Cuts at One of Kentucky's Largest Hospitals

The financially struggling University Hospital in Louisville is cutting services that will save the facility about $2.5 million a year. The Courier-Journal reports that the hospital will close its sleep center in November, halt open-heart surgeries and limit non-emergency outpatient services for people who don't have insurance.

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Regional
8:58 am
Thu August 2, 2012

Feds Give the OK to Financing Plans for Louisville-Indiana Bridges Project

This is an artist's vision of what the new Ohio River bridges would look like.

The Federal Highway Administration has approved financing, management and tolling plans for the Ohio River bridges connecting Louisville and southern Indiana.

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Sports
1:50 pm
Wed August 1, 2012

Kentucky Native Finishes Sixth in Olympic Swimming Event

Louisville native Clark Burckle

Louisville native Clark Burckle finished sixth in Wednesday's finals of the men's 200-meter breaststroke. Burckle was a high school star at St. Xavier High School before swimming collegiately at the Univesity of Arizona.

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Regional
8:14 am
Wed August 1, 2012

Tibetan Spiritual Leader to Visit Bluegrass State Next Year

The Dalai Lama will visit Louisville next year to visit and bless a Tibetan Buddhist temple and teaching center and make other public appearances. The Courier-Journal reports the 77-year-old Dalai Lama is scheduled to visit May 19 to 21.

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Regional
7:21 am
Sun July 29, 2012

Repairs to Kennedy Bridge to be Completed

Officials with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet say repairs to the Kennedy Memorial Bridge in Louisville should be finished this week, as the project moves into its final phase of construction.

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Regional
8:59 am
Thu July 19, 2012

Weekend Interstate Work Will Close Parts of I-65 in Jefferson County

Paving of the final asphalt surface on the southbound lanes of Interstate 65 is scheduled for this weekend. Southbound I-65 will be completely closed from I-64 in downtown Louisville to I-264 (mile points 136.4 to 131.2).  This road closure is scheduled from 7 p.m. EDT Friday, July 20, to 5 a.m. Monday, July 23.

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Regional
9:49 am
Sun July 8, 2012

Louisville Firefighter to be Arraigned

A Louisville firefighter arrested last week after police say they found guns, cash, drug paraphernalia, and 31 pounds of marijuana in his home will be arraigned Tuesday in Jefferson District Court.  According to the Associated Press, officers served a search warrant on the home of 45 year old Sgt. Willie McBride Jr. on July 3rd.

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Regional
9:12 am
Thu July 5, 2012

Traffic Advisory for Motorists Heading North into Louisville Area

The Kennedy Bridge in Louisville

Crews are finishing concrete paving today on the southbound lanes of the John F. Kennedy Memorial Bridge.  Once this work is complete, motorists will see changes Thursday morning to the traffic patterns on Interstate 65 across the bridge.   Currently, traffic is restricted to one lane for southbound I-65 and two lanes for northbound I-65.

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Sports
12:51 pm
Fri June 29, 2012

Ali Center in Louisville and Michigan Gallery Settle Dispute

The Muhammad Ali Center in downtown Louisville

The Muhammad Ali Center and a Michigan art gallery have settled a dispute over whether and how to display more than 180 pieces chronicling the champion's career that were donated to the center.

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