Richmond Fire officials say 2 people were hurt last night after a motel stairwell collapsed. It happened around 10:45 at Super Seven Motel on Northgate Drive. Two people were on the outdoor staircase when it fell. They were taken to Baptist Health Hospital. Once of those people may have suffered
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The Danville Fire Department says a home on Venetian Way was destroyed by fire early this morning. The fire started around 1am. Firefighters believe it is suspicious and have asked state police arson investigators to assist them. Officials say they were told someone was inside the house but can’t confirm
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Kentucky State Police say they charged an Estill County man with growing marijuana yesterday. 54-year-old Charles Warner was charged with cultivation of marijuana over five plants, possession of a controlled substance, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and prescriptions medication not in proper container. State police continue to
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Richmond Police say on Sunday, they charged 64-year-old Norma Gay of Booneville with theft. Police were called to Kohl’s just before 5 after employees reported Gay had just over $700 worth of merchandise inside a stolen purse. Employees were able to detain her. A pair of scissor and a knife
MORE Booneville Woman Steals Purse to Conceal Other Stolen Items
Richmond Police say they charged 22-year-old Kayla Grubb in connection with a March theft. Grubb was charged with taking an EKU OVC Champions and Tangerine football ring, 2 wedding bands, personal checks, an IPhone, debit card and a handgun. Grubb was interviewed at the police station during which the investigating
MORE Women Facing Several Drug Charges after Interview at Police Station
Governor Beshear, along with Winchester community leaders and company officials from Taica gathered to celebrate the grand opening of Taica Winchester facility. The facility brings 30 new full time jobs over the next several years. “I had the honor of meeting with this company during a visit to Japan, and I was
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A federal grand jury indicted former Ag Commissioner Richie Farmer on four felony counts of misappropriating state funds and one count of solicitation. The indictments were handed down this morning in Lexington. The indictment says that during Farmer’s time as Ag Commissioner from 2004-2012 he used public funds and state
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Officials with the Berea Fire Department say a couple was using an outdoor fireplace on their deck last night on Kenway Avenue. When the couple went inside to clean up, they returned to find the deck on fire. The couple tried to put the fire out but failed. By the
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Toyota officials have announced plans to expand their Georgetown plant. That will mean 750 new jobs. Toyota will be making a Lexus in the United States for the first time in history. The Georgetown plant will make the Lexus ES-350. Production is expected to start in the summer of 2015.
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Police in Boston are asking residents to stay inside their homes as they continue to search for the second suspect in the marathon bombings. The Associated Press identified the two suspects as coming from a region near Chechnya in Russia. The two are also suspected of killing a Massachusetts Institute
MORE Boston Police Ask Residents to Stay in Homes-Man Hunt Underway
The man accused of shooting two Danville men last May has entered a guilty plea in court. Thomas Hager Jr. now faces life in prison. He plead guilty to the shooting deaths of Mark Snyder and Ted Sparks. He also plead guilty to an assault charge. Hager’s attorneys say they
MORE Man Enters Guilty Plea in 2 Danville Murders
Police in West, Texas are reporting between 5 and 15 people were killed in an explosion at a fertilizer plant Wednesday night. Police say the death toll is an early estimate and that more than 160 people were injured. Police says there’s no reason to believe the
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A Boil Water Advisory has been issued for parts of Estill County. It includes the areas of Wagersville Road, Jakes Heavenly Hwy., Murphys Ford Rd, Lower Red Lick and Middle Fork. The Estill County Water District asks residents to boil their water until further notice.
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Senator Mitch McConnell says FDA Commissioner Dr. Margaret Hamburg called him yesterday to say she withdrew her decision to allow a crushable generic version of OxyContin to go on the market. “Given the public health epidemic of prescription drug abuse and the ravaging effects it has on families
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Fire officials in Madison County say lightening was the most likely cause of a house fire early this morning on Jacks Creek Road. Everyone inside made it out safely and officials are still investigating.
Richmond Police say on Monday a man took 30 cartons of cigarettes from Speedway on the Eastern Bypass. The man got into a truck making deliveries to get to the cigarettes. He is described as a white man around 30 years old with blondish brown hair and a full beard.
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Update: The Madison County Coroner says 39-year-old Kevin Turpin of Drowning Creek Road in Waco was killed this afternoon when a tree fell on him. Turpin was cutting a tree down on Pleasure Drive in the Hillcrest subdivision around 12:45 when it struck him.
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Richmond Police say they arrested 50-year-old John Edwards of Lexington on Thursday at the Manhattan Club. Police say they were called after Edwards refused to pay his $70 tab. He told employees he was a police officer and didn’t have to pay. When a Richmond Police officer arrived, Edwards told
MORE Man Arrested after Impersonating Officer at Local Dance Club
The Blue Grass Army Depot announced this morning that notices were issued today to just under 200 employees that they will lose their jobs, effective June 21 of this year. The depot says some 160 workers impacted will be offered temporary or term positions that extend past June 21st. Initially,
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Police in Richmond charged a Butler, Indiana man with burglary and assault Tuesday morning. Just after 8, police were called to Big Hill Avenue for a report of an assault in progress. Police learned 41-year-old Neil Dove had tried to get into his ex-girlfriend’s apartment. Dove forced the door open
MORE Police say Man Tackled Ex-Girlfriend to get in Apartment