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Hundreds in Raucous Crowd Question US Rep. Barr

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LEXINGTON, KY (Lex 18) - Congressman Andy Barr got an earful at a raucous town hall event Monday. The 6th district Congressman held his 70th "Coffee with your Congressman" since 2012 in front of hundreds at Lafayette High School's auditorium.  In the 90 minute event, Representative Barr faced a barrage of frustration, anger, and disappointment.  Voters peppered the Congressman with questions about where he stands on numerous foreign and domestic issues.  Mos...

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Spring (And Summer) Heat Returning

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Monday was the day we turned the weather corner and saw our temperatures jump back up to normal after the cold weekend. On Tuesday the warm up really begins to crank up as our highs soar into the mid and even some upper 70's with a partly sunny sky After some pre-summer heat we're tracking storm chances around Thursday. You can see all the warmth and rain chances with our 8 Day Forecast on LEX 18 NEWS More>>

Motorcyclist Killed In Richmond Crash Identified

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RICHMOND, Ky (LEX 18) Police are investigating a crash on Water and South Second Streets in Richmond.

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Lawyer Of Doctor Dragged From Flight Speaks Out

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(LEX 18) A lawyer for the Kentucky doctor dragged from a United Express flight says that the airline’s apology is just too little, too late. “We're hoping Dr. Dao, being taken off that plane like a sack of potatoes is going to resonate with people,” said Dao’s lawyer Thomas Demetrio on the Today Show. Earlier this month, Dr. Dao was randomly chosen to forfeit his seat on a flight from Chicago to Louisville so that Untied could transport several of its emplo... More>>

One Rescued In Apartment Fire

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LEXINGTON, Ky (LEX 18) Firefighters are on the scene of a fire at Carolyn Manor Apartments on Cambridge Drive. 

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Laurel Co. Sheriff's Office Investigating Apparent Assault

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LAUREL COUNTY, Ky (LEX 18) The Laurel County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a mother was found unresponsive by her children. Authorities say 27-year-old Mary Creech was apparently assaulted. She was found by her children on Long Branch Road. She had severe and life-threatening injuries to her neck.  She was airlifted to UK Hospital.  Police are looking for Jason Scriver of Richmond, they say he's a possible witness.        More>>

Deputies: Woman Arrested For Hitting Two With Her Car

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LAUREL COUNTY, Ky (LEX 18) A woman has been arrested and charged with two counts of assault after deputies say she hit two people with her car. Deputies say that Rhonda Mays had allegedly gone to a home of Willie Cheek Road and asked to borrow money from the residents. While the female victim went inside the home to get some money to loan Mays, Mays allegedly got into a vehicle in the victim’s driveway and took a purse from it. Deputies say Mays then tried to leave in her own v... More>>

Barricade Situation On Ballpark Drive Ends

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LEXINGTON, Ky (LEX 18) The barricade situation on Ballpark Drive is over. Police say that a man wielding a machete hid inside of a second-floor apartment. 

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Civil War Items Stolen From Perryville Home

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BOYLE COUNTY, Ky (LEX 18) The Boyle County Sheriff’s Office is looking for the person who stole Civil War firearms and other items. Sheriff Derek Robbins said that the items were stolen from a home in Perryville, a community known for a major Civil War battle. “There was some civil war guns, some cannon balls, you know small memorabilia like some old jewelry and different things that probably had a lot of sentimental value especially to people in Perryville,” said...

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Elementary School Helps Fire Victims

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KNOTT COUNTY, Ky (LEX 18) People at Car Creek Elementary School are rallying around a family who lost nearly everything in a house fire over the weekend. Deann Gibson, who teaches 2nd grade at Car Creek, said many people dropped off donations at the school on Monday. Gibson and 1st grade teacher Lisa Roark helped get the word out that two of their students needed help after a fire ripped through their home. “We as a classroom, we come together to make sure they have what they ...

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Tennessee Teacher Planned To Take 15-Year-Old Girl To Mexico

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - A Tennessee teacher charged with kidnapping a 15-year-old student and driving her to California had planned to take the girl to Mexico and took a boat from San Diego on a test run, according to federal court documents filed Monday. Authorities credit the caretaker of a remote northern California property for helping police find the girl Thursday and arrest her alleged abductor, fired teacher Tad Cummins. She has returned home and is being treated by a team o...

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Man Arrested In Fatal Adair Co. Crash

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ADAIR COUNTY, Ky (LEX 18) A man has been arrested and charged in a fatal crash in Adair County that happened back in March. The crash happened on KY 61 on March 11. KSP says that 52-year-old Samuel Edwards was driving when he lost control of the vehicle and left the shoulder of the roadway. The vehicle flipped, striking the roadway multiple times before hitting a tree and coming to a final rest in a pond. Edwards was transported to UK Medical Center. His passenger, 45-year-old Ale... More>>

15 Year Sentence Recommended For Winchester Man Who Threatened to Eat Police

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CLARK COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) - A Winchester man who once threatened to eat a Winchester police officer and attacked the Clark County jailer will be formally sentenced in May.

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GM Appeal Of Ignition Switch Ruling Rejected By High Court

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WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court on Monday turned away an appeal from General Motors Co. seeking to block dozens of lawsuits over faulty ignition switches that one plaintiffs' attorney said could expose the company to billions of dollars in additional claims. The justices without comment left in place a lower court ruling that said the automaker's 2009 bankruptcy did not shield it from liability in the cases. An attorney representi...

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Funeral Held For Menifee County Toddler

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Menifee County, Ky. (LEX 18) - A funeral was held Monday for a Menifee County toddler who police say died as a result of child abuse.

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Whitaker Bank Will Continue To Maintain Andover Golf And Country Club Video included

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) - A former golf and country club will go up for auction Monday. The fate of a bankrupt country club and golf course in Lexington is still up in the air. The Andover Golf and Country Club that weaves through several residential neighborhoods is set for auction on Monday. It closed in February due to bankruptcy and foreclosure. Residents are still waiting to find out who will buy the property, and what they will do with it.  

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Crews Rescue Man Swept Away By High Waters

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WHITLEY COUNTY, Ky (LEX 18) Crews in Whitley County had to perform three water rescues Sunday night following flash flooding in southeastern Kentucky. Emergency Management Officials say that a man was swept away in high water while camping on the banks of the Cumberland River. He waited on his air mattress to be rescued by crews. The man was stopped by a tree before he reached the main channel of the river. Rescuers threw him a life jacket to use as they brought a boat out to him.&... More>>

College Student Killed During Hammer Throw At Track Meet

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WHEATON, Ill. (AP) - A college student has died after being struck during a hammer-throw event at a track meet in suburban Chicago.      Wheaton College officials say 19-year-old student Ethan Roser of Cincinnati was volunteering at a track and field competition at the school Saturday when he was accidentally struck by a hammer.      The hammer used in such competitions is a metal ball attached to a steel wire. The athlete holds a grip at the other end of... More>>

Report: Adebayo To Stay In NBA Draft

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Bam Adebayo, who announced he was testing the waters of the NBA draft earlier this month, will reportedly sign with an agent and end his college career. FanRag's Jon Rothstein first reported the news Monday morning. Kentucky's Bam Adebayo will sign with an agent and remain in the 2017 NBA Draft, per multiple sources. #BBN — Jon Rothstein (@JonRothstein) April 24, 2017 Adebayo joins former teammates De'Aaron Fox, Malik Monk, Isaiah Briscoe and Isaac Humphries in going...

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Barnstable Brown Kentucky Derby Gala Guest List Announced

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(LOUISVILLE, KY) – April 24, 2017 – The Barnstable Brown Kentucky Derby Eve Gala, internationally recognized as the “premier” Kentucky Derby gala and counted among the “Ten Best Parties in the World” by Condé Nast, is proud to announce the celebrity lineup for its 29th annual gala. The celebrity guest list includes: Tom Brady Kid Rock Tracy Morgan Katie Couric Larry David Kacey Musgraves Aaron Rodgers  Sammy Hagar Ri...

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Nearing 100-day Mark, Trump Says Milestone Not 'Meaningful'

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WASHINGTON (AP) - For nearly 100 days, President Donald Trump has rattled Washington and been chastened by its institutions. He's startled world leaders with his unpredictability and tough talk, but won their praise for a surprise strike on Syria. He's endured the steady drip of investigations and a seemingly endless churn of public personnel drama. "It's a different kind of a presidency," Trump said in an Oval Office interview with The Associated Press, an hour-long convers... More>>

Kentucky Doctor Sentenced in Medicaid Fraud Case

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - A Kentucky doctor convicted of Medicaid fraud has been sentenced to five years in prison and ordered to pay more than $10,000 in restitution.     Authorities say 58-year-old Dr. Ezekiel O. Akande of Somerset was sentenced late last week by Pulaski Circuit Court Judge David A. Tapp.      State Attorney General Andy Beshear's office says a Somerset jury convicted Akande in March for Medicaid fraud and theft by unlawful taking over $10,... More>>

Lexington Pizza Delivery Driver Robbed

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) - An investigation is underway after a pizza delivery driver was robbed overnight. The robbery happened around 10:45 p.m. on Simba Way near Old Todds Road.      Police say a Papa John's driver got out to deliver a pizza and that's when a juvenile punched the driver and stole the pizza.  Police were able to arrest that juvenile in the parking lot of a nearby Lowe's He is now facing a second degree robbery charge.  More>>

Body Recovered From Ohio River

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CLARK COUNTY, IN (WAVE) - The Indiana Department of Natural Resources says a body has been pulled from the Indiana side of the Ohio River Sunday. WAVE 3 News reports the body of a man was recovered upstream from Silver Creek by Indiana Conversation Officers. Indiana DNR says they're not releasing the identity of the man until family has been notified. Reportedly an autopsy was performed and officials are waiting for toxicology results. More>>

Flooding Reported Across Parts of Pike County

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PIKE COUNTY, Ky. (EKB NEWS) - Heavy rain has caused flooding and runoff into Fishtrap Lake in Pike County EKB News reports that officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Fishtrap Dam say they have made changes to the outflow from spillways at area dams in an effort to keep rivers downstream from flooding. Reportedly water reached the parking lot at Fishtrap Dam, while engineers worked to keep water levels down. More>>

Flooding Wreaks Havoc In Bell County, Causes Mudslide Video included

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BELL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) - A mudslide is covering the roadway in Bell County, as flooding continues to wreak havoc on the area. The Bell County Emergency Management posted on their Facebook page that Highway 1344 is blocked by a mudslide. The post says it is about 2.5 miles from HWY 119. Crews are working to remove the debris, but the roadway will remained closed until then. Emergency Management also posted photos of flooded roadways including one near Middlesboro. They are remind... More>>

Area Business Remembers Man Killed In Bourbon County Crash Video included

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Ky. (LEX18) - One day after a man was killed in a Bourbon County crash, a Montgomery County business is mourning the loss of their long time customer. 62-year-old Grady Back died at the scene Saturday. The manager at Long John Silvers in Mount Sterling says Grady Back was more than a customer. He was a friend. “It is with deep sadness that was say goodbye and rest in peace to one of our favorite customer,” said Manager Gretta Moore. In a message to ...

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Flooding Plagues Parts Of Southeastern Kentucky

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FLOYD COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) - Southeastern Kentucky has been hit hard by flooding all weekend, na mudslide is causing some issues in Floyd County. That's according to a Facebook post from the transportation cabinet saying a mudslide on Kentucky 979 is covering one lane and part of another lane. Traffic could not get through Sunday and the post says it should take most the day to get it cleaned up. People in the area were asked to take another route and it's unknown when traffic wil...

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Sunday Marks "End Of Watch" For Two KSP Troopers Killed In The Line Of Duty

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) - Sunday marks the anniversary of the deaths of two Kentucky State Police Troopers who were killed in the line of duty. Then 25-year-old Trooper Joseph Ward Jr died April 23, 1973, after being hit by a car while working a crash in Hopkins County, according to the Kentucky State Police Fallen Trooper Memorial. Trooper Ward worked for Post 2 Madisonville and was a four-year veteran of KSP. US 25 from Dry Ridge Road to KY 491 in Grant County has been n... More>>

Funeral Arrangements Set For Menifee County Toddler Who Died From Abuse

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MENIFEE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) - Funeral arrangements have been announced for a Menifee County child who was the victim of child abuse. Last week, 1-year-old Aria Blanton had to be airlifted to UK hospital after she was found with severe injuries. Her mother, Laura Blanton, and her boyfriend, Robert Collins, were arrested for first degree child abuse. Aria passed away from her injuries in the hospital on Wednesday.      A visitation is scheduled for 4:00p... More>>

Police Investigating Teen Girl Shot In Louisville

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - Louisville Police are investigating a shooting that sent a teen girl to the hospital Sunday. WAVE 3 News reports that officers were called to the 300 block of North 38th Street, also known as the Shawnee neighborhood. Reportedly when they arrived they found a 17-year-old female who was shot. The teen was taken to the hospital and she is expected to survive. Police tell WAVE 3 News the shooting happened outside, no word yet though on any suspect information.... More>>

Civil War Memorabilia, Firearms Stolen From Boyle County Home

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BOYLE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) - The Boyle County Sheriff's Office is investigating a burglary where Civil War memorabilia was stolen. The Sheriff's Office said in a statement that this happened at a residence in Perryville, they believe over a period of time. Reportedly a number of Civil War era firearms were taken, including black powder rifles, handguns, cast iron toys, cannon balls and jewelry. The Boyle County Sheriff's Office is asking who knows of or sees someone trying to sell ... More>>

How Your Selfie Could Affect Your Life Insurance

(AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File) FILE - In this Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017, file photo, Fidelio Desbradel and his wife, Leonor Desbradel, of the Dominican Republic, take a selfie in front of a Tulip Magnolia tree in Washington. A selfie reveals more than... (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File) FILE - In this Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017, file photo, Fidelio Desbradel and his wife, Leonor Desbradel, of the Dominican Republic, take a selfie in front of a Tulip Magnolia tree in Washington. A selfie reveals more than...
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A selfie reveals more than whether it's a good hair day. Facial lines and contours, droops and dark spots could indicate how well you're aging, and...

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Ohio Student Killed In Tragic Track Meet Accident

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WHEATON, Ill. (LEX 18)  - A college student was killed during a track and field competition in Illinois. It happened at Wheaton College on Saturday...

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Mississippi, Alabama Marking Confederate Memorial Day

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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - State government offices are closing Monday in Mississippi and Alabama for Confederate Memorial Day...

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NKorea Detains US Citizen, The 3rd American Being Held There

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PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) - North Korea has detained a U.S. citizen, officials said Sunday, bringing to three the number of Americans now being held there...

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Cars Damaged In Shooting Overnight

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) - A Lexington apartment complex was the scene of an overnight shooting...

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Trump Awards Purple Heart At Walter Reed Military Hospital

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BETHESDA, Md. (AP) - President Donald Trump on Saturday awarded a Purple Heart to an Army sergeant recently wounded in Afghanistan, the first of many Trump likely will award during his service as commander in chief of the U.S. military...

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1 Dead, 1 Injured In Boone County Crash

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BOONE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) - One person is dead and another is injured after a crash in Boone County Saturday...

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Runners Laced Up For 2nd Annual Officer Ellis 5K Video included

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MADISON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) - Hundreds of people laced up their running shoes for the second annual Officer Daniel Ellis Memorial 5K in Richmond on Saturday...

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Coal-State Lawmakers Push To Extend Retired Miners' Benefits

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WASHINGTON (AP) - Lawmakers from coal-mining states are pushing to extend health benefits for more than 22,000 retired miners and widows whose medical coverage is set to expire at the end of April...

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Erin Moran, Joanie Cunningham In "Happy Days," Dies At 56

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NEW YORK (AP) - Erin Moran, the former child star who played Joanie Cunningham in the sitcoms "Happy Days" and "Joanie Loves Chachi," died Saturday at age 56...

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Kentucky Veterans Take Off On Honor Flight Saturday Morning

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) - Saturday morning 73 Kentucky veterans took off on the trip of a lifetime. The WWII and Korean War vets left the Bluegrass Airport for a whirlwind day in Washington DC on an Honor Flight.  Local leaders like Republican State Senator Ralph Alvarado even accompanied the veterans. Organizers are hoping to have a big crowd come out to greet the heroes upon their arrival home Saturday night. The public is encourage to come out to the airport around 9:00PM,...

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Gloomy Weather Didn't Dampen Thunder Over Louisville Air Show

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) - The rain didn't stop the thunder Saturday; that is the "Thunder over Louisville" Air Show. Event organizers were staying ahead of the forecast yesterday, preparing for whatever weather would hit. It paid off as crowds still poured in to see the show despite the cold, gloomy riverfront at the start of the day. Spectators enjoyed the sites as planes soared across the sky in the 27th year of the event. Weather even cleared up just in time for fire... More>>

Neighbors Near Deadly Bourbon County Crash Say Intersection Is Dangerous Video included

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BOURBON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) - The Bourbon County Coroner's office was called to a two vehicle crash Saturday morning Russell Cave Road. The wreck happened around 10 o'clock at the intersection of Hawkins Cummins Road, we're told at least one person died. One neighbor tells LEX 18 that roadway is dangerous, she says speed and low visibility are both factors in that area. Now she's hoping safety measures will be put in place. At one of the homes closest to the Russell Cave and Hawk...

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Flash Flooding Shuts Down Roads, Causes Damage In Southeastern Kentucky

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HARLAN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) In Harlan County heavy rainfall caused problems across the area as flash flooding shut down roads. A woman in the Catrons Creek area shared these images with us. Harlan County Emergency Management officials say that wasn't the only area that experienced flooding. Highway 987 at Smith Rd. was shut down for a few hours. Another road, Highway 421 in Cranks, also was shut down for a bit as water covered it. Officials say one house and three cars were damag... More>>

Lexington Police Investigating Shooting On Centre Parkway Video included

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) - Lexington Police are investigating a shooting Saturday evening. Reportedly a man was shot in the head at an apartment complex on the 1300 block of Centre Parkway.  Police say the victim was visiting the complex when it happened. After the shooting he was able to make it to a satellite building of the police department. We're told the victim was taken to UK Hospital where he's being treated for a non life threatening injury. Police say they are t... More>>

Rain Doesn't Stop March For Science In Lexington

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) - A little rain didn't keep people from coming out for the March for Science in Lexington Saturday afternoon. Dozens of people took to the streets to take a stand for science and taking care of the planet. Many carried signs like "There's no planet B" or "Climate change is real."  Similar events took place in cities across the world Saturday, with a number of well-known speakers taking part in the rally in D.C. Nationa...

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American Airlines Passenger Says Flight Attendant Nearly Hit Baby

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -  A passenger on an American Airlines flight says a flight attendant who has since been grounded nearly hit a baby when he jerked a stroller away from a woman holding the child. Olivia Morgan, an executive with an education-related nonprofit, tells the New York Times that she witnessed the episode take place before a Friday afternoon flight from San Francisco to Dallas. Morgan says when she complained about the woman's treatment, the flight attendant pointed... More>>

Gun Show In Montgomery County Raises Money For Fallen Fire Captain Video included

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) - A gun show in Montgomery County raised money to help keep alive the legacy of a fallen hero. More than a year after his untimely passing, Captain Zachary Clevenger is still impacting the communities he served. About twenty gun and knife vendors from across the state were at the  Civic Center in Mt. Sterling Saturday. “Zach was always one who loved the outdoors. He loved hunting and fishing,” Montgomery County Fire Department Capta... More>>

Louisville Police Searching For Driver Responsible For Deadly Hit And Run

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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Louisville Police are looking for the driver who hit and killed a pedestrian early Saturday morning. WAVE 3 News reports that LMPD was called to East Indian Trail and Ironwood around 5:30am for a person who was hit by a car. Reportedly officers found found the body of a black female in her mid 30s who had been struck by a vehicle traveling westbound. Investigators believe the woman was walking home from a convenience store, according to WAVE 3 News. LMPD sa... More>>

Woman Found Dead On Interstate In Boone County Video included

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BOONE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) - Part of I-71 was closed after a body was discovered early Saturday morning...

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Lexington Police Using Social Media To Solve Crimes

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Lexington police are using more video on social media and the web to help solve crimes.    The Lexington Herald-Leader reports that the police department produced 28 videos in 2016, including three surveillance recordings for its website and YouTube channel and for social media.      In the first four months of 2017, 19 videos, including eight surveillance videos, have been uploaded.      The department's public info... More>>

Deadly Wreck Under Investigation In Bourbon County

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BOURBON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) - An investigation is underway into what caused a fatal motor vehicle accident in Bourbon County...

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Former NFL Player Motivates Students In Bowling Green

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BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) - Each day, former NFL player Jimmie Bell wakes up and thinks about the kind of mark he wants to leave on the world...

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Scientists Leave Labs, Take To Streets To Defend Research

(AP Photo/Sait Serkan Gurbuz) With the White House in the background, participants gather for the March for Science event in Washington, Saturday, April 22, 2017. Thousands of scientists worldwide left their labs to take to the streets Saturday along... (AP Photo/Sait Serkan Gurbuz) With the White House in the background, participants gather for the March for Science event in Washington, Saturday, April 22, 2017. Thousands of scientists worldwide left their labs to take to the streets Saturday along...
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WASHINGTON (AP) - Scientists worldwide left their labs to take to the streets Saturday along with students and research advocates in pushing back against what they say are...

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Relatives Sought For Woman Found Dead In Lexington Home

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) - Authorities are asking the public for help in finding relatives of a woman who died in Lexington Friday...

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NCIS: Navy Seal Possessed And Produced Child Porn On Phone

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NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - A Navy SEAL has been arrested on charges that he possessed dozens of images of child pornography and recorded himself molesting a young girl while she slept, according to court documents...

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Fundraiser Organized To Honor Estill County Firefighter

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MOUNT STERLING, Ky. (LEX 18) - A fundraiser is being held Saturday to honor an Estill County firefighter who died in his sleep...

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Trump Tells 'Dreamers' To Rest Easy, Targets Criminals

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WASHINGTON (AP) - Young immigrants brought to the U.S. as children and now in the country illegally can "rest easy," President Donald Trump says, telling the "dreamers" they will not be targets for deportation under his immigration policies...

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Supreme Court Bans Jehovah's Witnesses In Russia

(AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev) Members of Jehovah's Witnesses react in a court room after judge's decision in Moscow, Russia, on Thursday, April 20, 2017. Russia's Supreme Court has banned the Jehovah's Witnesses from operating in the country, accepting a... (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev) Members of Jehovah's Witnesses react in a court room after judge's decision in Moscow, Russia, on Thursday, April 20, 2017. Russia's Supreme Court has banned the Jehovah's Witnesses from operating in the country, accepting a...
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MOSCOW (AP) - Russia's Supreme Court on Thursday banned Jehovah's Witnesses from operating anywhere in the country, accepting a request from...

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Madison County Standoff Ends, Suspect In Custody Video included

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RICHMOND, Ky. (LEX 18 ) - A multi-county police chase ended in Madison County and turned into a standoff situation that brought I-75 to a complete standstill Friday. 

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8-Year-Old Jacksonville Boy Crushed To Death By TV

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) – Authorities say an 8-year-old Jacksonville boy has died after being crushed by a large television. According to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office, authorities found Christian Dozier early Friday morning in a bedroom near a four-level shelf with an old-style tube television on the floor. Authorities confirmed the television fell off the top shelf but it’s unclear whether it fell on its own or because someone was attempting to climb it. Autho... More>>

Ex-Kentucky District Judge Charged With Human Trafficking

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BURLINGTON, Ky. (AP) - A former northern Kentucky district court judge has been charged with human trafficking and unlawful transaction with a minor. Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear's office said in a news release Friday that 70-year-old Timothy Nolan of California, Kentucky, was arraigned Friday in Boone County District Court by Special Campbell County District Judge Elizabeth Chandler. She placed Nolan on an ankle monitor and set a preliminary hearing for May 5. Nolan is a ... More>>

Man Charged With Attempted Murder In Laurel Co. Video included

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LAUREL COUNTY, Ky (LEX 18) A man has been arrested in Laurel County after shooting another man. Detectives say that Johnny Keith Snyder, 45, got into an altercation with a man at the man's home. They say that Snyder fired three rounds in the direction of James Earl Asher. He was struck in the hand and in the face. Following the shooting, detectives say that the suspect loaded the victim into a vehicle and drove him to a residence he had been staying at. Asher was flown to UK Medica... More>>

Fire Breaks Out At Stanton Apartment Building

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STANTON, Ky. (LEX 18) -- An apartment building in Stanton was destroyed during an overnight fire. 

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Judge Orders Evidence Preserved In Hernandez Prison Suicide

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NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) - A judge on Friday ordered key evidence in the prison suicide of Aaron Hernandez preserved, granting a request from the ex-NFL star's fiancee so the family can investigate the circumstances of his death. Bristol Superior Court Judge Thomas McGuire's ruling includes video recordings of Hernandez's cell for the eight hours before he was found hanged, records of where Hernandez was during that time and all of his property, ...

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Making A Difference: Nursing Home Residents Give Back For Earth Day

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FRANKFORT, Ky (LEX 18) Residents from a local nursing home planted over 100 purple pansies in East Frankfort Park for Earth Day and to raise awareness of a disease many suffer from. The residents at Morning Pointe Nursing Home got a head start on the Earth Day activities. “We want to give back, we want to make the world a better place, and make it prettier,” said Kara Ball. The event is just one in a long line of community service projects the nursing home is doing to ...

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Undergrads Build Prosthetic Arm For 10-Year-Old Violinist

Ten-year-old Isabella Nicola Cabrera smiles after playing her violin with her new prosthetic at the engineering department of George Mason University(AP Photo/Steve Helber) Ten-year-old Isabella Nicola Cabrera smiles after playing her violin with her new prosthetic at the engineering department of George Mason University(AP Photo/Steve Helber)
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FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) - The pressure was on for Abdul Gouda and his classmates at George Mason University: not only did their graduation depend on the success of their project, but so did the hopes of an impossibly cute 10-year-old girl. Fifth-grader Isabella Nicola wanted to play the violin, but she was born with no left hand and a severely abbreviated forearm. Her music teacher at Island Creek Elementary in Fairfax County had built her a prosthetic ...

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Woman Wants Blood Alcohol Results Thrown Out Of DUI Case

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LEXINGTON, Ky (LEX 18) The woman accused of killing two men in a drunk driving crash wants some of the evidence against her thrown out. Suzanne Whitlow, the woman charged with DUI and manslaughter in the deaths of off-duty Louisville Police Detective Jason Schweitzer and UK employee Timothy Moore, appeared in court with her attorney Friday. Her attorney filed a motion asking that her blood alcohol results be thrown out. He says when deaths are involved in a DUI, officers are suppos... More>>

Laurel Co. Sheriff's Office Searching For Apparent Runaway

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LAUREL COUNTY, Ky (LEX 18) The Laurel County Sheriff’s Office is searching for an apparent runaway teen. They say that 16-year-old Joshua Sawyers was last seen at his home on Clark Lane around 10:30 p.m. Deputies describe him as 5’9’’, 150 pounds, with blonde hair. Anyone with any information on his whereabouts is asked to contact the Laurel County Sheriff’s Office at (606) 864-6600 or (606) 878-7000. Information will be confidential.  More>>

Lexington Emergency Management To Test Outdoor Sirens Next Week

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LEXINGTON, Ky (LEX 18) Lexington Emergency Management will be testing the outdoor sirens next week. The test may be conducted Monday, April 24, Tuesday, April 25 and Wednesday, April 26. Testing will be between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. They say the testing is necessary due to new equipment and systems installation. Testing will be postponed if the possibility of severe weather exists. Please do not call 9-1-1 for information about the siren test.   More information about the Lexi... More>>

Couple Sentenced On Reckless Homicide Charges

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PULASKI COUNTY, Ky (LEX 18) A Wayne County couple walked free out of a Pulaski County courtroom Friday. Jarred Futrell and Kayla Lord were found guilty of reckless homicide in the 2011 death of Lord’s 18-month-old son Staten Stephenson. Doctors say that Stephenson had no brain activity. They found injuries to his head, chest, arms and legs. After 10 days in the ICU at UK Hospital, he died. Police and prosecutors both said that there is no way the injuries could be accidenta... More>>

Judge Won't Reopen Sentencing In 1997 Triple Slaying

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GREENEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A judge has denied a motion to reopen sentencing for a defendant in a 20-year-old triple slaying in East Tennessee. Media report Greene County Criminal Court Judge Alex Pearson rejected the motion from attorneys for Karen Howell, who was 17 when she pleaded guilty in 1998 to the roadside slayings of a mother, father and daughter in East Tennessee. She was sentenced to life without parole. Howell's attorneys cited recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions dealing ... More>>

Lexington Police Investigating Shoplifting Case

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LEXINGTON, Ky (LEX 18) Investigators with the Lexington Police Department are working to identify a man employees observed stealing several items from Kmart. Store employees told an officer on February 20 that an unknown white man with a goatee was observed putting several electric razors in the shopping cart. He was then seen putting something in a large white laundry bag and placing the bag back on the shelf. Later, employees say the man came back to the shelf and put some of the ... More>>

Singer Cuba Gooding Sr. Found Dead In Car In Los Angeles

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LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Cuba Gooding Sr., who sang the 1972 hit "Everybody Plays the Fool," has died. Authorities say the 72-year-old singer and father of Oscar winner Cuba Gooding Jr. was found dead in a car Thursday in the Woodland Hills section of Los Angeles. Coroner's Assistant Chief Ed Winter says the cause of death is under investigation, but drug paraphernalia and alcohol were found in the car parked on a busy street. The elder Gooding rose to fame for "Everybody... More>>

Kentucky Democrats Hire Sanders' Alum As Party Director

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - The Kentucky Democratic Party has hired a former team leader of Bernie Sanders presidential campaign as its new executive director. The party announced Mary Nishimuta of Frankfort as the new executive director on Friday. She will serve under state party chairwoman Sannie Overly, a state representative from Paris. Nishimuta was a national team leader for Sanders' 2016 presidential campaign and was a delegate for him to the Democratic National Convention. Sa... More>>

KFC's New Colonel Is ... Rob Lowe

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(LEX 18) -- Hi, I'm Rob Lowe and I have DirecTv. And I'm Colonel Sanders Rob Lowe and I have cable. As Kentucky Fried Chicken continues to roll through their newest incarnation of the Colonel, they took to social media to announce their newest addition. Rob Lowe replaces the most recent gold-plated Colonel in their occasionally bizarre campaign. We think he looks pretty good. What do you think? More>>

Pikeville Doctor Has Close Encounter With Paris Gunman

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PARIS (LEX 18/EKB) -- A Pikeville Doctor expected a calm, relaxing vacation when she visited Paris with her family. 

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Coroner: Menifee Co. Toddler Dies After Being Beaten

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MENIFEE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) -- The Fayette County Coroner confirms that a toddler allegedly beaten by her mother's boyfriend has succumbed to her injuries. 19-month-old Aria Blanton died at UK Hospital on April 19.  Robert Collins and Laura Blanton are in the Montgomery County Jail. Deputies say that Collins brought Blanton's toddler daughter to her place of work with severe injuries. A co-worker of Blanton's called 911. Aria was airlifted to Kentucky Children's Hospita...

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Funeral Arrangements Announced Murdered Menifee Mother

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FRENCHBURG, Ky. (LEX 18) - The Menifee County woman police say was run over and killed by her husband will be laid to rest Saturday. Family members have announced funeral arrangements for 18-year-old Mariah Prater. Police have charged Mariah's husband, Austin Prater, with murder, violation of a Kentucky Emergency Protective Order, leaving the scene of an accident and tampering with physical evidence. According to his arrest citation, Austin told police that Mariah fell ou...

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Paris Suspect Was Detained In February

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PARIS (AP) - The Champs-Elysees gunman who shot and killed a police officer just days before France's presidential election was detained in February for threatening police but then freed, two officials told The Associated Press on Friday. He was also convicted in 2003 of attempted homicide in the shootings of two police officers.

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Vanderbilt Football Makes "Sorority Recruitment" Video

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (LEX 18) -- Vanderbilt Football is trying a new recruitment technique. We're not sure if it's going to work or not.  But hey...doesn't hurt to try, right? The SEC team modeled the video after the often-parodied sorority recruitment videos. The result is a little funny and a lot uncomfortable.  But all kidding aside, TE Sam Dobbs made the video for the school's end of year banquet. See for yourself. More>>

Starbucks Barista Has Meltdown Over Unicorn Frappuccino

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SEATTLE (AP) - A Starbucks barista has taken to social media hoping to make orders for the coffee chain's much buzzed about Unicorn Frappuccino disappear. Starbucks' entry into the unicorn food craze was released Wednesday and its popularity was too much for 19-year-old Colorado barista Braden Burson. He posted a video (now-deleted) on Twitter after his shift complaining that it was difficult to keep up with orders for the drink and he's "never been so stressed out" in ... More>>

Surprise Phone Call For Deployed Dad's Daughters Video included

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LIBERTY, Ky. (LEX 18) - The Father-Daughter Dance is one of the most special nights in Casey County. One father couldn't be there, his daughters had the most special evening of all.\ For one night, the cafeteria at Walnut Hill Elementary transformed into Candyland, and daddies with their daughters took over the dance floor. But Kira and Aryona Hess's father couldn't make it tonight. He's thousands of miles away in Afghanistan. A detail not lost on Kira's teacher, Mrs. Kim. &...

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2 Sent To Hospital After Overnight Shooting Video included

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) -- Two men have been sent to the hospital after they were shot at a Lexington apartment complex. Police say that the shooting happened around 11 p.m. Thursday at the Pegasus Place Apartments on Larkin Road.  The two men who were shot are in their 20s. Both were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Witnesses report they heard up to 15 gunshots go off and saw two men fleeing the scene. Police tell LEX 18 that neither of the men are be...

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Three Taken To Hospital In New Circle Road Crash

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LEXINGTON, Ky (LEX 18) Three people were transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after a crash on New Circle Road. The crash happened on New Circle Road at Eastland Thursday night.  Police say that two cars were involved in the crash and one person had to be extracted from the vehicle. No charges are expected in the crash.  More>>

Authorities: Tennessee Student, Teacher Found In California

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Authorities say a 15-year-old Tennessee girl who disappeared with her teacher last month has been found safe in California and the teacher has been arrested.

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Deputies: Laurel Co. Man Fakes Kidnapping

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LAUREL COUNTY, Ky (LEX 18) Deputies in Laurel County say they thought they were responding to an armed kidnapping Wednesday, but now investigators say a man made the entire story up. Deputies say 19-year-old Eric Young reported that he was kidnapped at gunpoint, triggering a large police response to help him out. “We put down everything else that we're doing because this is really bad news if this really happened, but it didn't happen, so it's really frustrating to us,” ... More>>

Home Of Man With Paris-Area Conviction Searched

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PARIS (AP) - Two police officials say the assailant who shot a police officer to death and wounded two others on Paris' Champs Elysees had been flagged as an extremist.

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Weather Worries For Thunder Over Louisville

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LOUISVILLE, Ky (LEX 18) With a strong chance of rain in the forecast, there may be some major problems for this year's Thunder Over Louisville. Organizers are not only scrambling to get everything ready for the big event, they're also trying to decide how the show will go on. Thunder Over Louisville is one of the biggest events of the year and organizers say that cancelling the event or changing the date is not possible. Whatever happens weather-wise, the show will go on, but there ...

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Owner Wants To Know Why Dog Was Shot

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STANFORD, Ky (LEX 18) A Stanford man wants to know why someone shot his 6-year-old dog over the weekend. Clarence Dewitt said he didn't even notice his six-year-old Beagle had been shot at first. He said at first, he noticed Rusty wasn't looking good. “Rusty has always been a happy dog, so after we found out he had be shot, we just can't figure out why,” said Dewitt. He noticed a few spots on Rusty, but at first, he just wondered if another dog got loose and hurt him. ...

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Video Shows State Trooper Hit Man, KSP Says More To Story

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ROCKCASTLE COUNTY, Ky (LEX 18) A video circulating on social media shows a state trooper punching a man who was later arrested. Witnesses say that Joshua Vanwinkle was holding a cell phone in his hand when Trooper Scott Pennington with the state police post out of London asked for his phone. Those who were there tell LEX 18 that Vanwinkle was trying to call his girlfriend. The video footage shows the trooper punching Vanwinkle. Off camera, witnesses say that Pennington kicked Vanwin...

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Kentucky Broadband Project Inches Forward With Lease Signing

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky officials have agreed to lease 315 miles of fiber-optic cables from five rural telephone companies as they continue to seek ways to lower the cost of a massive statewide broadband project. Kentucky is trying to build a statewide broadband network powered by more than 3,000 miles of fiber-optic cables. But the project has been plagued by delays and financing troubles. The Kentucky Communications Network Authority, which oversees the project, had not met... More>>

3 Arrested In Connection To Home Invasion, Murder Of Beloved Former Athlete

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ROCKCASTLE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) -- Three people have been arrested in connection to a murder in Rockcastle County earlier this year.

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Fire Officials: Man Burns Home, Shoots Self In Anderson County

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ANDERSON COUNTY, Ky. (Anderson News) -- A Lawrenceburg man is dead after from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Police say before he committed suicide, the man set his Enterprise Road home and a shed on fire. The fire was so large that all five Anderson County fire stations responded, the Anderson News reports. Neighbors called in the fire after seeing a plume of smoke and hearing a series of small explosions. The homes were gone by the time firefighters arrived. First responders the...

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Threat Investigated At Estill Co. Middle School

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ESTILL COUNTY, Ky (LEX 18) The Estill County Board of Education sent a message to parents about an investigation into a threat at a school. 

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Kentucky Derby Season Draws Warnings Of Human Trafficking

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky's attorney general is urging people to pay attention to more than the horses as the Kentucky Derby approaches. Authorities are seeking help in cracking down on sex traffickers trying to cash in on the huge crowds converging for the world's most famous horse race. Attorney General Andy Beshear is hosting a three-day training session for law enforcement, prosecutors and others as a way to combat human trafficking. Beshear says the victims are among...

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Kentucky Artist Touches Family With Painting Of Murdered Loved One

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE 3) -- An airbrush artist from Louisville has touched the family of a Cleveland man brutally murdered on Facebook live. Tramond Spencer sat down with WAVE 3 News to talk about his inspiration for the painting of Robert Goodwin. Goodwin was allegedly murdered on Facebook by Steve Stephens. Stephens shot himself after a police pursuit in Erie, Pennsylvania. "On my news feed I kept seeing pictures of the offender," Spencer said. "I don't really like ...

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Police Release Surveillance Photos From Nicholasville Robbery

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NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) -- Police have released a surveillance photo of the suspects in a robbery that took place earlier this week. The Speedway on North Main Street was robbed a little after 4 a.m. on April 18.  The clerk at Speedway stated that two male subjects wearing hooded sweatshirts forced him to open the cash register. One of the subjects was armed with a handgun. One suspect had the clerk empty the cash register while the other stole some tobacco products. Both s...

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John Doe: The Friendliest Deer In Floyd County

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FLOYD COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) -- Wednesday, LEX 18 posted a story about a Kentucky State Trooper that had an encounter with a friendly deer. A call came into Post 9's dispatch Wednesday morning. Visitors to Minnie Ball Park were reporting that a wild deer was running free and needed to be returned to the woods. Officer Blake Frasure responded to the call and noticed that children were petting the friendly animal. An avid outdoorsman, he couldn't resist taking a selfie with the deer. H...

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Woman Found Surrounded By Bottles In Drake's Home

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LOS ANGELES (AP) - Was the woman who allegedly broke into Drake's house just thirsty, or did she get stuck before she could do anything else? Authorities say 24-year-old Mesha Collins was found inside a locked room of Drake's house outside Los Angeles surrounded by open bottles of water and soda. There's no evidence that she took anything else or did any damage. Collins was arrested for entering a residence with intent to steal. She was held on $100,000 bond. More>>

Advertisers Cash In On 4/20 Craze

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(Today) - Whether you agree with legalization of cannabis or not, you have to admit that these businesses know how to target ads. 4/20 is just another day for some. For others, it's a day to celebrate marijuana usage. Some advertisers have cashed in on the stereotype of "the munchies" and have started ad campaigns in states with legal cannabis.  Ben and Jerry's announced their 4/20 creation the "Chill-aco." It's "half-baked" ice cream in a waffle t... More>>

Harlan County High School Evacuated After Smoke Scare

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HARLAN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) -- Students at Harlan County High School were not allowed to enter the building Thursday morning after school personnel detected a strong smell of smoke coming from the second floor of the building. Firefighters were dispatched from the scene to make certain there were no flames. Crews say there is no active fire situation. The school thanked firefighters for their prompt response. They are working to find the cause of the smoke. More>>

Man Arrested After Stealing Change From Laundry Rooms

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) - A man is in jail after taking more than just his laundry out of washers and dryers. According to police, there has been a three-month long cycle of laundry room break-ins in eight apartment complexes around Lexington. Leif Morgan, 37, was arrested late Wednesday night after police say he stole change from those washers and dryers. They believe Morgan is the man in surveillance videos from multiple locations that show him drilling holes to steal coins from ...

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Accused Killer Bonds Out Of Jail Video included

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) - A family is frustrated after a man accused of killing their loved one bonded out of jail. The case is from 2011, when police said Paul Brewer invited Natasha Martin and Nikki Miller to his house. That's when two men showed up and robbed him. Brewer was later shot to death in his bed. Martin, Miller and Cody Hall were all charged in connection with his death. Miller got out of jail on a property bond. "He should not be walking the streets. He...

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Kentucky Inmate Found Unresponsive Dies On Way To Hospital

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VANCEBURG, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky State Police say a jail inmate has died en route to a hospital after employees found him unresponsive.

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Settlement Reached In LG&E, KU Rate Increase Proposal

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Louisville Gas and Electric Co. and Kentucky Utilities have agreed to reduce their rate increase proposal, a move that Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear's office said will save ratepayers $90 million annually.      The utilities were seeking nearly $210 million in increased annual revenues, but Beshear had proposed cutting the request. Beshear's office said in a news release the parties signed a settlement Wednesday.      The Ke... More>>

Transgender Woman Sues Idaho Over Birth Certificate Policy

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BOISE, Idaho (AP) - A transgender woman is suing Idaho in federal court for refusing to change the gender listed on her birth certificate.      Most states allow people to change their birth certificate to reflect their gender identity rather than the gender they were assigned at birth. Only Idaho, Kansas, Ohio and Tennessee have policies or laws prohibiting such changes.      In the lawsuit, the 28-year-old identified only with the initials F.V. says she... More>>

Car Catches Fire On Interstate

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FAYETTE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) - It was a frightening morning for someone driving down the interstate after a car caught fire. Police said there was no crash, but flames ignited spontaneously. It happened about 2:45 Thursday morning on I-64 eastbound at mile marker 89 at the Clark County and Fayette County line. All three lanes were shut down for just under an hour. The driver got out safely with no injuries.

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    LEXINGTON, Ky. – After a four-game, five-day road trip that saw the No. 20 Kentucky Wildcats win four in a row and sweep a road Southeastern Conference series for the first time in 2017, UK will jump right back into action playing five games in six days beginning Tuesday in the first of two road midweek games. The Wildcats play at Eastern Kentucky on Tuesday night beginning at 6 p.m. ET in a rescheduled game from March before turning around to play at UT Martin in Meagan P...
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    FRANKFORT, Ky (LEX 18) Residents from a local nursing home planted over 100 purple pansies in East Frankfort Park for Earth Day and to raise awareness of a disease many suffer from. The residents at Morning Pointe Nursing Home got a head start on the Earth Day activities. “We want to give back, we want to make the world a better place, and make it prettier,” said Kara Ball. The event is just one in a long line of community service projects the nursing home is doing to ...

    FRANKFORT, Ky (LEX 18) Residents from a local nursing home planted over 100 purple pansies in East Frankfort Park for Earth Day and to raise awareness of a disease many suffer from. The residents at Morning Pointe Nursing Home got a head start on the Earth Day activities. “We want to give back, we want to make the world a better place, and make it prettier,” said Kara Ball. The event is just one in a long line of community service projects the nursing home is doing to ...

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