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Shelter-In-Place Ordered Near Kentucky General Electric Facility Fire

Posted On April 03, 2015

(Louisville, KY) -- A shelter-in-place order in Kentucky is being expanded to a two-mile radius of a five-alarm fire at a General Electric facility. The GE Appliance Park in Louisville caught fire this morning for unknown reasons, sending plumes of black smokes into the air. All employees are accounted for and no injuries have been…

President Talks Up Tech Training

Posted On April 03, 2015

(Louisville, KY) -- President Obama is using a technology training program in Louisville as a model for the nation. The President visited software firm Indatus yesterday to talk up his Tech Hire Initiative, a job training and apprenticeship program that aims to fill 21st century jobs. It's similar to Code Louisville, Metro Government's technology training…

Baby Born In Presidential Motorcade Gridlock

Posted On April 03, 2015

(Louisville, KY) -- A baby boy is okay after being born in the traffic gridlock caused by President Obama's motorcade. Metro EMS says the child was born yesterday evening on I-65 near Fern Valley. A nurse who was also stuck in traffic delivered the baby with the help of dispatchers. The President was scheduled to…

Wildcats In NCAA Final Four Saturday In Indianapolis

Posted On April 03, 2015

(Indianapolis, IN) -- The NCAA Tournament winds down with Final Four action this weekend in Indianapolis. The men's national semifinals take place Saturday night. The first game features top-seeded Duke going up against seventh-seeded Michigan State at 6:09 p.m. Eastern. That will be followed by top overall seed Kentucky taking on fellow number-one seed Wisconsin…

Violent Storms Slam Kentucky

Posted On April 03, 2015

(Lexington, KY) -- At least one person is dead as violent storms slam the Blue Grass State. A woman was killed early this morning when a tree fell on top of her at a campsite in the Lexington area. There are also reports of downed trees and debris across the state. The mayor of Louisville…