Headline News August 30, 2016, 5:41 pm


Medical schools changing treatment training for opioid medication patients
Prescription opioid abuse, and the heroin epidemic are claiming tens of thousands of lives each year.
Thieves steal 5-year-old boy's wheelchair, trailer still missing
Thieves swiped a 5-year-old boy's wheelchair and dumped it five miles away, police said.
Needle exchange program in Clark County set to open by fall
A public health emergency has been declared in Clark County, Indiana, allowing the county health department to establish a syringe exchange program.
Police say shooting victim's statement led to suspects' confessions
Police credit a shooting victim with helping to put two accused killers behind bars.
Cadaver dogs, dive teams search farms in Crystal Rogers case
Multiple agencies were involved Tuesday in a massive search of a Nelson County farm in the case of missing Bardstown woman Crystal Rogers.
Atherton girls soccer team honors former teammate
The girls soccer team at Atherton High School honored a former teammate Monday at the school's cancer awareness game.
Lawmaker says governor sent him threatening voicemail
A Kentucky lawmaker released a voicemail he says proves Gov. Matt Bevin threatened him when he refused to switch parties.
FBI to release Clinton emails report as soon as Wednesday
The FBI expects to publicly release as soon as Wednesday the report the bureau sent to the Justice Department in July recommending no charges in the Hillary Clinton email server
Teddy Bridgewater injured during Vikings practice
Former University of Louisville Cardinals and current Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater went down with an injury in practice on Tuesday, causing the team to cut short its session after
Details of Worldfest, Mayor's Hike, Bike and Paddle event announced
There are a lot of activities planned in Louisville for Labor Day weekend, including Worldfest and the Mayor's Hike, Bike and Paddle event.


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Woman charged with throwing baby in trash to undergo competency eval
The woman accused of tossing her newborn baby in a trash can will now undergo a competency evaluation. 
Gun found on elementary school playground
The owner and origin of the gun have not been determined.
South Louisville coach takes final trip around the field
Pleasure Ridge Park High School Defensive Line Coach Gary Moore took one final lap around Valley High School's Viking Harbor before being laid to rest. Family and friends say it
Police warn not to leave guns in unlocked cars
Police are warning gun owners to keep their firearms out of their cars.
WAVE 3 News Editorial - August 30, 2016: Drug War Failing
America's war on drugs in now 45 years old. Clearly, it is time to change tactics.
FBI: Child predator wanted in OH may have ties to KY
A child predator wanted in Cleveland, Ohio may have ties to Kentucky, according the Federal Bureau of Investigation. 
UPDATE: Crystal Rogers' parents hope third farm search leads to daughter's discovery
Crystal Rogers was reported missing after her family couldn't reach her after she got together with her boyfriend, Brooks Houck, on July 3, 2015.
Peace walk held in neighborhood struck by rash of violence
Louisville’s Smoketown neighborhood has been one of the hardest hit by recent violence.
KY launches web page for 'Darkest Day' tourists
The state of Kentucky has launched a new web page providing tourists with resources for The Great American Eclipse.
Commercial flights return to Bowling Green airport
Commercial air services have returned to Bowling Green for the first time in 44 years. Flights to Atlanta and Destin are the only flights being offered at this time. 


Court documents reveal identities of teens accused of firing shots at 2016 Pegasus Parade
A 14-year-old girl and 17-year-old boy were hit.
JCPS policy allows gender ID change; Student : 'I didn't want to be picked on for being trans'
Previously there was no option for preferred gender. 
Gov. Bevin's office and KY House Speaker react to allegation of 'threatening' voicemail
Democratic Kentucky state Rep. Russ Meyer says Republican Gov. Matt Bevin left him a threatening voicemail after Meyer declined to switch political parties ahead of the legislative session.
Public hearing planned for two-way street proposal in New Albany
A public hearing is planned for a couple of weeks from now to continue two-way street discussions in New Albany. 
FBI searching for accused child predator with possible Kentucky ties
Authorities say the man is believed to have abducted a 6-year-old child from her home in the early morning hours of May 21.
Hemp plot harvested at historic estate in Lexington
The products will be sold at Ashland and other local shops.
LETTER: Handgun found on playground of JCPS elementary school
"The police responded and quickly determined that the gun was not operational, and could in no way be fired," the principal wrote in a letter that went home to parents.
NuLu Nights keeps businesses open late on E. Market Street
NuLu Nights pushes to keep businesses open later than usual, so customers can have time to both eat and shop after work. It’s every Thursday until 8 p.m. through the
JCPS teachers asked to vote on two-year agreement between union, district
The ballots have been mailed and teachers have until Sept. 9 to decide whether they are in support of the two-year agreement reached between JCPS and JCTA on Aug. 18.
Frankfort parents indicted in 'horrendous' case of child neglect
Two Frankfort parents are facing serious charges in what the Franklin County Sheriff calls one of the most horrendous cases of child neglect he's ever seen.