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NCAA Officials Praise Louisville’s Regional Host Performance

Posted On March 25, 2015

(Louisville, KY) -- NCAA officials are calling Louisville's hosting performance for last week's second and third rounds a rousing success. More than 64-thousand fans watched the four days of action at AEG Facilities' KFC Yum! Center. It was the seventh time the University of Louisville has hosted an NCAA regional event.

Local Ebola Fight Ends With Supplies Sent To Liberia

Posted On March 25, 2015

(Louisville, KY) -- A push to help fight the Ebola virus is now over in Louisville. Volunteers have ended a months-long effort to collect medical equipment and food to send to people affected with the virus in Liberia. Organizers with Supplies Over Seas say nearly 160-thousand dollars worth of supplies were collected. All those supplies…

Years In The Making, Kentucky Has Heroin Legislation

Posted On March 25, 2015

(Frankfort, KY) -- Governor Beshear said he would "happily" sign a heroin bill today. He calls the legislation a "robust and comprehensive" package that punishes traffickers, supports treatment, and protects public health. Needle exchange programs would be optional and run by local governments. Also included is so-called "Good Samaritan" language that excludes criminal charges for…

Body Found Could Be Missing Henderson Man

Posted On March 25, 2015

(Henderson Co., KY) -- Authorities are investigating the discovery of a man's body last night near Baskett in Henderson County. There's no confirmed identification but an autopsy will be performed today. The body was reportedly found next to a truck in floodwaters in an area where crews have been searching for 55-year-old Jeffrey Clary of…

Interlock System For Drunk Drivers Bill Passes KY House

Posted On March 25, 2015

(Frankfort, KY) -- The Kentucky House of Representatives supports a bill cracking down on DUI offenders. Yesterday they passed legislation making it mandatory for convicted drunk drivers to have interlock devices in their vehicles. First time offenders would be required only if there are aggravating circumstances.