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Mother of Crystal Rogers sends battle cry with rally in hopes of seeing her grandson

Friends, family and those she’s never met rallied in support of Ballard on Saturday, a month after a Nelson County judge denied her visitation.

Breonna Taylor marches a year after she was killed by police in Louisville

More than 9 months after summer protests filled the streets of Louisville, Jefferson Square Park remains the epicenter of a movement still going strong.

Parents of missing teenage kayaker expand search efforts across Kentucky

It's been nearly three weeks since Jacob Stover disappeared and every since, search crews have been hard at work.

Ky. lawmakers filing three bills addressing police response to protest

In a release, Willner says that the bills will limit intimidating and potentially harmful tactics used by law enforcement during protests. 

LMPD officer who obtained Breonna Taylor search warrant to be fired

The Louisville police officer who obtained the search warrant for Breonna Taylor's home has received a pre-termination notice, his lawyer confirmed to WHAS11.

15 Kentuckians wrongfully told they passed the bar exam

Days after receiving an email saying they had passed the bar exam, more than a dozen aspiring attorneys in Kentucky found out it wasn’t true.

Body cam video released in officer-involved shooting

Louisville Metro Police Department released body camera video after an officer fired his weapon, striking a suspect on Dec. 26.

Louisville man arrested and charged in 2017 double homicide

A Louisville man has been arrested in connection to the Dec. 26, 2017 deaths of Austin Gamez and Teressa McCoy.

Louisville man charged with murder in fatal shooting

A suspect is behind bars, one week after a fatal shooting in the Klondike neighborhood.

Bevin, Beshear face off in third debate before the 2019 gubernatorial election

The third debate between Republican Governor, Matt Bevin, and Democratic Attorney General, Andy Beshear, was heated from the very start. Whether it was discussion about public education or the opioid crisis, the two were throwing verbal jabs.

Meade County deputy laid to rest

Meade County deputy laid to rest Saturday.

Meade County sheriff’s deputy dies after altercation with suspect

A Meade County sheriff’s deputy died in the line of duty, according to Sheriff Phillip Wimpee.

$1M Powerball ticket sold in Oak Grove, lottery officials say

Officials with the Kentucky Lottery say a Powerball ticket worth $1 million has been sold in Western Kentucky.

Hurricane Dorian travelers affected all over the country, including Louisville

Some travelers who have spent most of the day at the Muhammad Ali airport are hoping to get home before Dorian makes landfall in the U.S. 

Police says claims of shooting at State Fair are false

Police say fireworks are to blame for causing a panic Saturday night.

Louisville officer recovering after being shot in foot

A Metro Police Officer shot overnight should make a full recovery after attempting to stop a man breaking into homes.

Sources: 2 UofL football players shot after Heisman celebration

Sources told WHAS11 two University of Louisville football players are recovering after being shot at an off-campus apartment complex.

Suspicious package found outside federal building in Louisville

The Louisville Metro Police Department is investigating a suspicious package at a federal building in downtown Louisville.

Oldham Co. Jail escapee shoots self near Indy school

An Oldham County Jail escapee shot himself near an Indianapolis middle school on Monday, according to an official.