Couple plans to visit 6 Disney parks on 2 coasts in 1 day

ORLANDO, Fla. — A Tennessee couple plans to visit six Disney parks on two U.S. coasts in one day. Heather and Clark Ensminger on Wednesday plan to visit Disney World’s four theme parks in Florida, hop a cross-country plane and end the night at Disney’s two California parks. Advertisement The couple from Kingsport, Tennessee, will […]

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Father sitting on porch killed by bullet fired at street sign, deputies say

GREENWOOD COUNTY, S.C. — A South Carolina teen was charged in the death of a retired Marine who was fatally shot while he sat on the front porch, according to deputies. Joe Darius Black, 48, was sitting on his front porch Wednesday night when a bullet passed through or by a nearby road sign, striking […]

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Largest ever Mega Millions jackpot soars to $868 million with no Tuesday winner

The Mega Millions jackpot just grew larger. No one won the $667 million grand prize in Tuesday night’s drawing, which was already a record-high jackpot for the lottery game, so it’s now grown to a $868 million jackpot. Advertisement Numbers drawn Tuesday were 3, 45, 49, 61, 69 and Mega Ball 9. The jackpot has […]

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Norton Commons hosts its annual fall festival for all ages

For more than a decade, Norton Commons has hosted a fall festival for kids of all ages across the city. This year’s event, on Saturday, October 27, from 2 pm to 5 pm will welcome children for trick or treating and other family-friendly activities such as face painting, balloon artistry, a hay maze for little […]

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Canada is now the world’s largest legal marijuana marketplace

TORONTO — Canada is now the largest country with a legal national marijuana marketplace as sales began early Wednesday in Newfoundland. And there was more good news for pot aficionados: Hours before a handful of retail outlets opened in the country’s easternmost province, a federal official told The Associated Press that Canada will pardon all […]

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JCPS board members learn about new efforts to improve schools

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — According to the Kentucky Department of Education, nearly half of all Jefferson County public schools are in need of improvements. A new plan, approved by the JCPS board, means the state and district are working closer than ever to improve student test results, and the board learned more about the district’s effort […]

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Here’s What Greg Fischer And Angela Leet Had To Say In Final Mayoral Debate

Democrat incumbent Mayor Greg Fischer and Republican Angela Leet faced off in the second of two planned candidate forums Tuesday evening, discussing issues including Louisville policing, climate change and economic development. You can listen to the full forum above, or read some highlights below: On new leadership in the police department: “It takes two people, […]

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For the first time, a woman is leading the largest command in the US Army

Lt. Gen. Laura J. Richardson has succeeded in breaking through a few glass ceilings in the U.S. Army. Now she’s set to break a new one. For the first time in U.S. Army Forces Command, or FORSCOM, history, a woman will be leading the largest command in the Army, representing 776,000 soldiers and 96,000 civilians. […]

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Uber and Lyft Charge Toward Potential I.P.O.s Next Year

Uber and Lyft have for years battled for customers in the fast-growing ride-hailing business. Now the bitter rivals may fight for investors in their initial public offerings. Uber has received proposals from the investment banks Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs that say the technology giant could be worth as much as $120 billion in an […]

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LISTEN And WATCH Live: Louisville Mayoral Candidate Forum

Louisville residents will go to the polls on Nov. 6 to choose a mayor. Tonight, at 7:00 p.m., WFPL is proud to host a candidate forum with Democratic incumbent Mayor Greg Fischer and Republican Councilwoman Angela Leet. The forum is produced in partnership with WAVE 3 News and the League of Women Voters. From 7:00-8:00 […]

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