MSD backs off plan to pay suspect's lawyer in crash that killed LMPD officer
3:23 PM EST Dec 29, 2018
Police officers salute the hearse carrying Deidre Mengedoht as it reaches the Resthaven Funeral Home on Bardstown Road in Louisville, Ky. December 29, 2018
Friends and colleagues honor Mengedoht with roses, salutes and tears
2:43 PM EST Dec 29, 2018
A military officer salutes as the hearse carrying Deidre Mengedoht passes by heading to the Resthaven Funeral Home on Bardstown Road in Louisville, Ky. December 29, 2018
Journalism that changed lives for the better: Our best investigative work from 2018
12:01 PM EST Dec 29, 2018
Dale Bozian kisses the urn that has the remains of her husband who died after multiple medical issues.
September 2018
How long will the federal shutdown last?
9:55 AM EST Dec 29, 2018
Border Patrol agent Jerry Conlin watches over the U.S.-Mexico
25+ ways to celebrate New Year's Eve in Louisville
9:07 AM EST Dec 25, 2018
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How Kentucky rose up in response to tragedy in 2018
1:53 PM EST Dec 28, 2018
Students from Marshall County High School participated
Kentucky's poorest people will have to pay for doctor visits in 2019
3:34 PM EST Dec 28, 2018
Dentist Bradley Congleton and Expanded Duty Dental Assistant Darisly Rosabal work with a patient at the Family Health Center on East Muhammad Ali. Dec. 27, 2018
Bevin could pick next state Supreme Court justice to fill vacant seat
5:14 PM EST Dec 28, 2018
Kentucky Supreme Court Justice Bill Cunningham asks
New year, new you? 20 things that will help you get in shape for 2019
2:50 PM EST Dec 29, 2018
Best way to get in shape for 2019 Hero
Coal barges stuck on Ohio River could cause problems for dam
2:35 PM EST Dec 29, 2018
A barge hit the Clark Memorial Bridge on Christmas night and three barges carrying coal sunk in the Ohio River near Louisville on Wednesday. Multiple barges were pinned up against a dam on the Ohio River after coming loose from a tugboat, which was pushing 15 barges, after one struck the bridge breaking the others free. 
Dec. 27, 2018
Vote now for the Courier Journal's Athlete of the Week awards
12:37 PM EST Dec 11, 2018
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Check out today's celebrity birthdays
8:28 AM EST Dec 29, 2018
Woman killed, girl injured in car crash Saturday on Algonquin Parkway
8:46 AM EST Dec 29, 2018
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6,000 tons of spilled coal in the Ohio River: How it affects our water
2:40 PM EST Dec 29, 2018
A barge hit the Clark Memorial Bridge on Christmas night and three barges carrying coal sank in the Ohio River near Louisville on Wednesday. Multiple barges were pinned up against a dam on the Ohio River after coming loose from a tugboat, which was pushing 15 barges, after one struck the bridge breaking the others free. 
Dec. 27, 2018
Vote for the Metro Louisville Athlete of the Week
6:34 PM EDT Oct 12, 2018
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Vote for the Southern Indiana Athlete of the Week
6:32 PM EDT Oct 12, 2018
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'A godly woman': Dozens remember fallen LMPD detective with flowers
9:20 AM EST Dec 28, 2018
A visitor looks on at a portrait of Detective Deidre Mengedoht on at a LMPD patrol car draped with black and blue ribbon and layed with flowers in remembrance at the 2nd Division on Thursday evening.  Dec. 27, 2018
A closer look at new Louisville coach Scott Satterfield's recruiting strategy
8:32 AM EST Dec 28, 2018
Louisville athletic director Vince Tyra gives new football coach Scott Satterfield a Louisville slugger bat as a welcome present during the new coach's introduction. Satterfield, who coached Appalachian State to one of best FBS records in the past four years, was hired Dec. 4, 2018 to take over the Louisville football program.
A look back at the notable Kentuckians we lost in 2018
12:44 PM EST Dec 28, 2018
Danny Alvarez
No walls, no problem. Forest preschool thrives in Louisville
2:41 PM EST Dec 28, 2018
Thrive students Will Clark, Quinn Mahoney, Ferris Devlin, Palmer Harris and Julia Eskridge prepare for lunch in their outdoor classroom at Creasey Mahan Nature Preserve.
November 20, 2018
19 fascinating people in Louisville in 2019 – plus 3 to keep an eye on
9:05 AM EST Dec 27, 2018
A pilot completes a heart over Louisville and the Ohio
Louisville's Chris Mack embraces Bluegrass Armageddon
6:56 PM EST Dec 28, 2018
STILL FROM VIDEO: Chris Mack
2018 year in review: 50 stories from 50 states
11:55 AM EST Dec 22, 2018
After another eventful year, USA TODAY revisits one story from each state that moved us – the big news, the best investigations and the moments we can't stop talking about.