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Protesters Rally In Lexington To Denounce Trump Immigration Policy

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — A crowd of people took to the streets in Lexington on Saturday afternoon to protest the Trump administration's immigration policies. The Families Belong Together rally stepped off at the Fayette Circuit Courthouse.

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Better Chance for Storms Sunday

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Most of us caught a break from storms today. We won't be so lucky tomorrow. A warm front will lift northward overnight, which will give the muggy airmass over the Bluegrass a little extra nudge. We are tracking chances for scattered thunderstorms to close the weekend. And we won't quite shake the unsettled conditions until the middle of the upcoming week as the boundary stalls. Storms will be widely scattered Monday and Tuesday before increasing Wednesday as a cold front tracks t... More>>

Deputies: Woman Leads Officers On Chase From Tennessee To Kentucky

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LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — A woman led officers on a chase from Tennessee to Kentucky before she was caught in Laurel County, according to the Laurel County Sheriff's Office. Authorities say 35-year-old Abbie Kent of Lowden, Tennessee, was driving a stolen sport-utility vehicle when Tennessee Highway Patrol attempted to pull her over.

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Police Reveal Cause Of Death, Identity Of Man Found In Knox Co. Ditch

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BARBOURVILLE, Ky (LEX 18) - The state medical examiner says the man found in a ditch on Stephen Trace Road in Barbourville appears to have drowned.

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Coroner Identifies Driver Electrocuted In Construction Site Accident

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) - The coroner is on the scene of an accident in the Squires Road area of Lexington. He tells LEX 18 that a man was electrocuted. 

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Police: Dozens Injured In Building Explosion In Germany

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BERLIN (AP) — Twenty-five people were injured, four of them severely, when an explosion destroyed an apartment building in the western German city of Wuppertal, police said Sunday. Police said the explosion rocked the several-story building shortly before midnight Saturday with a large bang, scaring people in surrounding homes so much they ran out into the street in a panic. The detonation was so severe it destroyed the building's attic and the top three floors, the German... More>>

Girls Train To Be Heroes At Brenda Cowan Camp

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) - Several local girls learned how to be superheroes this weekend when Lexington Firefighters hosted the first annual Brenda Cowan Fire Camp. The camp was open to females, ages 16-19, and was predominantly instructed by female firefighters. “Historically, the fire service has not done a great job of marketing the career of firefighting to girls,” said Lexington Fire Chief Kristin Chilton.  “This camp is our way of trying to bridge th...

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Search Continues For Missing Man With Autism Out Of Ohio

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ROSELAWN, Ohio (WLWT) - A man who suffers with autism has been missing for 10 days from a town just outside of Cincinnati. Search crews with Texas Equusearch Ohio's Midwest Chapter canvased the neighborhood Saturday trying to track down Robert Boremski, 52. CincinnatiPpolice listed Boremski as a critical missing person after he walked away from his group home June 13. Volunteers scoured the woods and walked the streets near Summit Road, hoping to spot him. "It's been 10 ...

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Teenager Uses Sign Language To Communicate With Blind And Deaf Man During Flight

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PORTLAND, Or. (CNN) - A 15-year-old is being widely praised for an act of kindness during a cross-country flight. Clara Daly was traveling with her mother Jane from Boston to Los Angeles on an Alaska Airlines flight earlier this week. During the six-hour flight that included a layover in Portland, Oregon, Clara volunteered her skills in sign language to help a blind and deaf man by forming letters with her fingers while he "read" them with his hands. Clara told CNN a fligh... More>>

Police: Cyclist Struck, Killed In Cincinnati Area

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CINCINNATI, Oh. (WLWT) -  Ohio State Highway Patrol said a bicyclist was fatally struck by a vehicle just before 2:30 p.m. in Middletown. OSHP have identified the cyclist as Paul Klein, 66. Middletown Fire said the accident occurred at the intersection of Fisher Avenue and Sunset Street. Investigators said Klein was travelling east on Fisher Avenue and failed to stop at the stop sign. He was struck by a driver in a 2017 Jeep Cherokee. Klein was pronounced dead on scene by Midd... More>>

Man Finds Rattlesnake Under Hood While Trying To Start Car

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HANCOCK, N.Y. (AP) - An upstate New York man trying to jump-start his car was greeted by an unusual sound coming from his engine - the rattle of a venomous timber rattlesnake.      The man says the snake slithered across the engine block and curled up on the battery as he opened the hood of the car earlier this month in rural Hancock, on the Pennsylvania border about 115 miles northwest of New York City. State environmental conservation police officers were called out t... More>>

Governor Bevin Holds Community Forum In Lee County

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin addresses the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce dinner, Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016 at Heritage Hall in Lexington, Ky. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley) Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin addresses the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce dinner, Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016 at Heritage Hall in Lexington, Ky. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
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LEE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) - Governor Bevin held a public forum in Lee County Saturday afternoon, answering any and all questions from community members. Dozens attended the meeting in Beattyville, asking the governor what he plans to do about healthcare, how Lee County can expand tourism, And a teacher brought up the lawsuit against the governor's pension bill. The focus of economic development within the state is a topic that Bevin is pushing for especially in places like Beatt... More>>

Jogger Says US Detained Her After Accidental Border Crossing

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BLAINE, Wash. (AP) - A 19-year-old woman who traveled from France to Canada to visit her mother in British Columbia says U.S. officials detained her for two weeks after she accidentally crossed the border while jogging.      Cedella Roman tells the Canadian Broadcast Co. that two U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents apprehended her on May 21 on a beach south of White Rock, British Columbia.      Roman says she didn't have identification and was trans... More>>

Sarah Sanders Says She Was Kicked Out Of Restaurant Because She Works For Trump

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WASHINGTON (AP) - White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Saturday she was booted from a Virginia restaurant because she works for President Donald Trump, becoming the latest administration official to experience a brusque welcome in a public setting.      Sanders tweeted that she was told by the owner of The Red Hen in Lexington, Virginia, that she had to "leave because I work for POTUS and I politely left."      Last night I ...

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Actress Cynthia Nixon Says Son Has Come Out As Transgender

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Actress and New York gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon has announced that her oldest child has come out as transgender.      The former "Sex and the City" star posted the announcement on her Instagram account on Friday to mark the 14th annual Trans Day of Action. Her 21-year-old son Samuel Joseph Mozes, who goes by the nickname Seph, originally was named Samantha.      Seph is the child of Nixon and former partner Danny M... More>>

Ex-University Of Louisville Head Wants Lawsuit Dismissed

eb. 5, 2016, file photo, University of Louisville president James Ramsey addresses the media in Louisville, Ky. Ramsey is stepping down and Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin will appoint a new board of trustees at the school...(AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley, File) eb. 5, 2016, file photo, University of Louisville president James Ramsey addresses the media in Louisville, Ky. Ramsey is stepping down and Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin will appoint a new board of trustees at the school...(AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley, File)
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - The former president of the University of Louisville wants the court to dismiss the school's lawsuit against him that alleges he mishandled millions of dollars.      The Courier Journal reports James Ramsey filed a motion in court Wednesday seeking the dismissal of the school's claims. His motion also says the school can provide more detailed allegations instead of dismissal.      An April lawsuit by the university and its foundatio... More>>

Multi-State Chase Ends In Laurel County

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LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) - Kentucky State Police say a chase that originated in Tennessee has ended in Laurel County. KSP tells LEX 18 that several agencies were involved in pursuing a vehicle that came up on I-75, with the chase finally ending when the suspect got off at the Corbin exit. Reportedly one female is in custody. LEX 18 has a crew on the scene and will update this story as more information becomes available. More>>

The World’s Smallest Desert…Or Is It?

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Kentucky School District Official Confirms Probe Of Finances

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FLEMINGSBURG, Ky. (AP) - An eastern Kentucky school superintendent has confirmed an investigation into the district's use of public funds. The Ledger Independent reports Fleming County Schools Superintendent Brian Creasman says the district has discovered irregularities that are "troubling, selfish and egregious." Creasman blamed the problems on a former district employee he says took advantage of his authority and opportunity. He said he wants the review to make sure the ... More>>

Shantel Lanerie, Wife Of Jockey Corey Lanerie, Dies After Courageous Cancer Battle

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - Shantel Lanerie, the wife of Churchill Downs' 15-time champion jockey Corey Lanerie, died on Friday afternoon in Louisville. Our sister station WAVE 3 News reports that Lanerie passed at Norton Women's and Children's Hospital in Louisville following a battle with cancer. She was 42. “The Churchill Downs family is devastated by the sudden passing of Shantel Lanerie,” Churchill Downs Racetrack President Kevin Flanery said. “This is a very sad...

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Chip And Joanna Gaines Announce Birth Of Fifth Child

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(LEX 18) - The couple behind a successful and beloved television show announced the birth of their fifth child Saturday, via Twitter. Chip and Joanna Gaines are best known for their show "Fixer Upper." Chip announced the birth of their son Saturday morning on the social networking site. And then there were 5.. The Gaines crew is now 1 stronger! 10 beautiful toes and 10 beautiful fingers all accounted for, and big momma is doing great! #blessedBeyondBelief — Chip... More>>

Spokesman Says SC Lawmaker Is Seriously Injured After Crash

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - A spokesman for a South Carolina lawmaker who defeated U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford in his re-election bid says she has been seriously injured in a car wreck. Spokesman Michael Mule tells news outlets that state Rep. Katie Arrington has undergone surgery for her injuries and was recovering Saturday in a Charleston-area hospital. The Charleston County Sheriff's Office says Arrington and a friend were traveling southbound on U.S. Highway 17 around 9 p.m. Friday ... More>>

Ex-Vatican Diplomat Convicted For Child Porn

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VATICAN CITY (AP) - The Latest on the ex-Vatican diplomat child pornography case (all times local):      1:50 p.m.      The Vatican tribunal has convicted a former Holy See diplomat and sentenced him to 5 years in prison for possessing and distributing child pornography in the first such trial of its kind inside the Vatican.      Monsignor Carlo Capella admitted to viewing the images during what he called a period of "fragility" a... More>>

Richmond Police Partners With Others To Host Event For Kids

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RICHMOND, Ky. (LEX 18) - If you're looking for something for the family to do in Richmond Saturday...

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Arson Suspected In Boyle County Fire

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BOYLE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) - State Police are investigating a fire in Boyle County they say looks suspicious

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American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing At Blue Grass

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) - An American Airlines Flight had to make an emergency landing in Lexington Friday night. Officials say American Airlines Flight 4749 was supposed to land in Lexington but experienced an issue. Details are currently limited. LEX 18 has reached out to American Airlines for more information.

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Drummer Vinnie Paul Dead At 54

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(Billboard) Drummer Vinnie Paul, the co-founder of metal band Pantera, has died.  Billboard broke the story Friday, saying that Paul's representative confirmed his death.  Management also posted a statement to his Facebook page which reads, "Vincent Paul Abbott aka Vinnie Paul has passed away. Paul is best known for his work as the drummer in the bands Pantera and Hellyeah. No further details are available at this time. The family requests you please respect their pri... More>>

Police: Woman Strangles Another During Altercation

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) - A Lexington woman is in jail after police say she strangled her sister during a fight. Police were called to 2045 Cambridge Drive to a report of a disturbance. When they arrive, they say the learned that Angelica Mosley had been in a fight with her sister.  According to her arrest citation, Mowsley swung a broken beer bottle at the victim, causing an injury to her wrist. Police say Mosley then began to strangle the woman to the point of unconsciousness... More>>

Distillery Reopens After Collapse

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BARDSTOWN, Ky. (LEX 18) - Despite the collapse of a rickhouse full of bourbon yesterday, the Barton 1792 Distillery will be open for business as usual Saturday. Nelson County Emergency Management spokesman Milt Spalding says about 9,000 barrels filled with aging bourbon were affected Friday at the Barton 1792 Distillery in Bardstown. It happened around 11 a.m.  The Distillery posted to their Facebook page, "Thank you, everyone, for your thoughts and sentimen... More>>

Crews Respond To Fire In Georgetown

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GEORGETOWN, Ky. (LEX 18) - Officials are blaming an electrical box for an overnight fire in Georgetown. Crews responded overnight to a home on North Water Street in Georgetown. Officials say they found a small fire in an electrical box in the building. No one was in the building at the time and the fire was mostly contained to that area. Firefighters were able to quickly get the fire out of control, but they did have to return inside to tear out drywall on the interior. The damage ...

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Five-Years Since Brookelyn Farthing Disappeared

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BEREA, Ky. (LEX 18) - Friday marked five years since a Madison County teen disappeared after attending a party. 18-year-old Brookelyn Farthing was last seen at a house in Berea. She texted family members saying she wanted to come home, but would catch a ride with a friend. Brookelyn's sister also said she sent a few messages saying she felt "unsafe."

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Rickhouse Collapses At Bardstown Distillery

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Emergency officials say a large section of a bourbon storage warehouse has collapsed at a distillery in Kentucky.

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Hope Center Calls For Donations

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LEXINGTON, Ky (LEX 18) - More than 1,000 homeless men have a bed and a roof over their head every night at the Hope Center in Lexington, but as summer kicks off, the charity said the need for donations is greater than ever.

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'American Animals' Premieres Nationwide

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LEXINGTON, Ky (LEX 18) The film 'American Animals' is finally in theaters. It is based on the story of four Transylvania University students who tased and tied up the school librarian and stole priceless pieces from the library. They were arrested when they tried to sell the items at an auction.  "A friend of mine who I went to church with, she was also working in the library at that time," said moviegoer Bryan Barrett. Sam and Lindsey Williamson met at film scho...

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Firefighter Camp For Girls Honors Lt. Brenda Cowan

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LEXINGTON, Ky (LEX 18) The Lexington Fire Department is hoping to break the mold by teaching young girls who want to become first responders in honor of Lt. Brenda Cowan, a firefighter who lost her life in the line of duty 14 years ago. Cowan was responding to a shooting scene when she was shot and killed. She was the first African American woman to join the Lexington Fire Department. The department hopes that through its training, her legacy lives on through generations.  ...

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Sheriff: Escaped Illinois Inmates Could Be In Kentucky

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LIVINGSTON COUNTY, Ky. (WFIE)-- The search for two escaped Illinois inmates has now moved to Kentucky.           WFIE is reporting that law enforcement is looking for 24-year-old Zachery Shock and 61-year-old Johnny Tipton, who reportedly broke out of jail through a brick wall Saturday and have been missing since. The White County Illinois Sheriff's Office says the pair are considered dangerous. Shock is accused of murder. The search has reportedly mov...

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KSP Trooper's Twitter: Package Of Marijuana Delivered To Wrong House

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FALMOUTH, Ky (LEX 18) A Kentucky State Police Trooper from Post 6 in Falmouth posted to Twitter saying that they were contacted after a package was delivered to the wrong house. The package had five pounds of marijuana in it. Trooper Loudermilk said if you are missing a package, full of marijuana, you can swing by Post 6 to pick it up.  #KSPPost6 was contacted by a an individual in Falmouth because a package was sent to the wrong house. If you were supposed to receive 5... More>>

Mayor Launches "ASK" Campaign To Address Child Gun Safety

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LEXINGTON, Ky (LEX 18) Lexington Mayor Jim Gray is declaring the summer of 2018 as Ask Summer in Lexington, reminding parents to stop and ask if they have unsecured guns in the home.  

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Artist Karyn Olivier To Create New Work For UK’s Memorial Hall

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (June 22, 2018) — University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto and the Memorial Hall Art Committee announced at the Board of Trustees meeting today that Philadelphia-based artist Karyn Olivier's artwork proposal has been selected and will be produced this summer in the vestibule at Memorial Hall. The action is pending approval from the Art in Public Places Committee. UK Art Museum Director Stuart Horodner and Associate Vice Presiden... More>>

The Cincinnati Zoo’s Last White Tiger, Popsy, Dies At 22

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CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Zoo’s last white tiger has died. Zoo officials said Thursday that Popsy has been euthanized due to age-related issues. The female tiger was 22. Zoo Director of Animal Health Mark Campbell says Popsy had several health issues, and in the end it was determined that the zoo was unable to maintain her “good quality of life.” The tiger arrived in Cincinnati from Nashville in June 1996. Popsy and her sister Erica were named after t... More>>

Father: Girl On Time Cover Is With Her Mother

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McALLEN, Texas (AP) - The Latest on the separation of immigrant children from their parents following President Donald Trump's order allowing them to remain with their parents (all times local):      1 p.m.      The father of the girl who is pictured crying on the cover of this week's Time magazine says the Honduran foreign ministry told him that his daughter is detained with her mother in McAllen, Texas, and the two have not been separated.    ... More>>

Kentucky Wildlife Officials Concerned After Photos Show Deer On Leash

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE 3) - A post from a man trying to sell a young deer online has caused a lot a firestorm and now Fish and Wildlife want to remind people that it's illegal. According to an investigation by WAVE 3 News, the post that started it all was a photo of a young man with a young deer under his arm, and on a leash at Louisville's Park Hill housing complex. Another photo showed the deer on a leash.  Wildlife officials and educators said it's a highly questionable a... More>>

2 Mayoral Candidates Killed In Mexico, 18 Dead So Far

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MEXICO CITY (AP) - Two mayoral candidates in two different Mexican towns have been killed in less than 24 hours, marking a total of at least 18 candidates killed so far in campaigns leading up to the July 1 elections.      An independent mayoral candidate was gunned down in the conflict-ridden rural town of Aguililla in the western state of Michoacan on Wednesday. Michoacan Gov. Silvano Aureoles vowed to catch those responsible for killing candidate Omar Gomez Lucatero.... More>>

42 Cadets To Graduate From Kentucky State Police Academy

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)-- Forty-two cadets from the Kentucky State Police Academy are graduating Friday. The ceremony is set to begin at 11 a.m. at the Buck Run Baptist Church on Leestown Road in Frankfort. Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton, KSP Commissioner Richard Sanders, KSP command staff, family and friends of graduating cadets will all be in attendance. More>>

Governor Bevin Downplays Effect Of EU Tariffs On Bourbon

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - In comments at odds with his home state's whiskey distillers, Kentucky's governor is downplaying fears that the European Union's retaliatory tariffs could disrupt the booming market for the Bluegrass state's iconic bourbon industry. "There's always the potential for some type of impact, but I don't think it will be a tremendous impact," Gov. Matt Bevin said when asked about tariffs during a TV interview this week with Bloomberg. Bevin, a regular at b... More>>

No Target Shooting At Veterans Memorial Wildlife Management Area

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FRANKFORT, Ky. — The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources is suspending recreational target shooting with firearms on Veterans Memorial Wildlife Management Area until further notice because of ongoing habitat work on the 2,497-acre property in Scott County. The decision ensures crews performing the work can do so safely. Veterans Memorial Wildlife Management Area (WMA) remains open for fishing, hiking, bird watching and other types of outdoor recreation. Fal... More>>

Mother Of 4-Year-Old Boy Arrested, Admits She Dumped Body

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DALLAS (AP) - The mother of a 4-year-old boy whose naked body was found on a South Texas beach last year admitted to authorities that she beat him and denied him medical care after he suffered a head injury from running into a wall, then drove to Galveston in the middle of the night and dumped the body in the water, according to court documents. Galveston police identified the child as Jayden Alexander Lopez. Authorities had named him "Little Jacob" after no one came forwar... More>>

Supreme Court Adopts New Rules For Cellphone Tracking

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WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court says police generally need a search warrant if they want to track criminal suspects' movements by collecting information about where they've used their cellphones. The justices' 5-4 decision Friday is a victory for privacy in the digital age. That's a big change from the old days when authorities could go to the phone company and obtain information about the numbers dialed from a home telephone without presenting a warrant. Chief Justice John Rob... More>>

One Dead, One Injured In Three-Vehicle Accident

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BOONE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)-- One person is dead and one person is injured following a three-vehicle accident in Hebron. It happened around 7 a.m. Friday on the KY-237 overpass at I-275. Officials say 55-year-old David Simon, of Burlington, was operating a Chrysler Sebring southbound in the left most lane when his car suddenly crossed the center line and collided head-on with a Pontiac Sunfire driven by a 45-year-old woman from Aurora, Ind...

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Former Firefighter Indicted On 30 Sex Crimes Charges

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MADISON COUNTY, Ky. (Richmond Register)-- A former Richmond firefighter has been indicted on a total of 30 sex crime charges against a minor. 41-year-old Ronald Shane Allen, who resigned just after his arrest in April, had an indictment returned against him Wednesday by a grand jury. The indictment levies 14 counts of felony incest, nine counts of sodomy, five counts of third-degree rape, and two felony counts of first-degree sexual abuse. According to the Richm...

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Spewing Water Main Break Near Mall In Ohio

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SPRINGDALE, Ohio (WLWT)-- A large water main break created quite the spectacle in front of Tri-County Mall on Wednesday. Video shows the break shoot water high into the air in the area of OH-747 and Kemper Road in Springdale. Greater Cincinnati Water Works told WLWT a 12-inch line burst around 5 p.m. and could potentially be linked to the change in temperatures. Police had all lanes of the road closed for almost two hours as crews worked to shut off the water. No outages were ... More>>

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  • UKTF Alumni Harrison, Saunders Win USATF Golds Saturday

    UKTF Alumni Harrison, Saunders Win USATF Golds Saturday

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     Kentucky alumni Keni Harrison (100-meter hurdles) and Sha’Keela Saunders (long jump) won USA Track and Field Outdoor Championships on Saturday at Drake Stadium. Earlier on Saturday, UK senior Katy Kunc executed an audacious race plan, taking a huge lead in the first few laps of her first U.S. 3k steeplechase final to earn a top-10 finish, ninth place in 10:01.83. Harrison, a UK Class of 2015 alumna, repeated as U.S. Champion, running an impressive 12.46 into a -1.4 headw...
     Kentucky alumni Keni Harrison (100-meter hurdles) and Sha’Keela Saunders (long jump) won USA Track and Field Outdoor Championships on Saturday at Drake Stadium. Earlier on Saturday, UK senior Katy Kunc executed an audacious race plan, taking a huge lead in the first few laps of her first U.S. 3k steeplechase final to earn a top-10 finish, ninth place in 10:01.83. Harrison, a UK Class of 2015 alumna, repeated as U.S. Champion, running an impressive 12.46 into a -1.4 headw...
  • Bryant Sixth in 100m, Harrison Advances Friday at USATF Outdoors

    Bryant Sixth in 100m, Harrison Advances Friday at USATF Outdoors

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     Kentucky track and field Class of 2015 alumna Dezerea Bryant finished sixth in the 100-meter dash final at the 2018 USATF Outdoor Championships on Friday at Drake Stadium. Bryant, a two-time NCAA 200m Champion at UK, advanced to the U.S. 100m semifinal with a PB 10.99Q on Thursday. She ran 11.07wQ (+2.2) to place fifth in the semifinals, before running 11.17 in the final later in the evening. Earlier on Friday, reigning event Champion, and Bryant’s fellow UK Class of 2...
     Kentucky track and field Class of 2015 alumna Dezerea Bryant finished sixth in the 100-meter dash final at the 2018 USATF Outdoor Championships on Friday at Drake Stadium. Bryant, a two-time NCAA 200m Champion at UK, advanced to the U.S. 100m semifinal with a PB 10.99Q on Thursday. She ran 11.07wQ (+2.2) to place fifth in the semifinals, before running 11.17 in the final later in the evening. Earlier on Friday, reigning event Champion, and Bryant’s fellow UK Class of 2...
  • Shantel Lanerie, Wife Of Jockey Corey Lanerie, Dies After Courageous Cancer Battle

    Shantel Lanerie, Wife Of Jockey Corey Lanerie, Dies After Courageous Cancer Battle

    Saturday, June 23 2018 12:33 PM EDT2018-06-23 16:33:48 GMT

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - Shantel Lanerie, the wife of Churchill Downs' 15-time champion jockey Corey Lanerie, died on Friday afternoon in Louisville. Our sister station WAVE 3 News reports that Lanerie passed at Norton Women's and Children's Hospital in Louisville following a battle with cancer. She was 42. “The Churchill Downs family is devastated by the sudden passing of Shantel Lanerie,” Churchill Downs Racetrack President Kevin Flanery said. “This is a very sad...

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - Shantel Lanerie, the wife of Churchill Downs' 15-time champion jockey Corey Lanerie, died on Friday afternoon in Louisville. Our sister station WAVE 3 News reports that Lanerie passed at Norton Women's and Children's Hospital in Louisville following a battle with cancer. She was 42. “The Churchill Downs family is devastated by the sudden passing of Shantel Lanerie,” Churchill Downs Racetrack President Kevin Flanery said. “This is a very sad...

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  • Zsa Zsa, the English bulldog, wins World's Ugliest Dog title

    Zsa Zsa, the English bulldog, wins World's Ugliest Dog title

    Sunday, June 24 2018 12:35 AM EDT2018-06-24 04:35:56 GMT
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    (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). Zsa Zsa, an English Bulldog, is carried by owner Megan Brainard during the World's Ugliest Dog Contest at the Sonoma-Marin Fair in Petaluma, Calif., Saturday, June 23, 2018. Zsa Zsa won the contest.(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). Zsa Zsa, an English Bulldog, is carried by owner Megan Brainard during the World's Ugliest Dog Contest at the Sonoma-Marin Fair in Petaluma, Calif., Saturday, June 23, 2018. Zsa Zsa won the contest.
    A 9-year-old English bulldog was named the winner of the 2018 World's Ugliest Dog contest in the San Francisco Bay Area.
    A 9-year-old English bulldog was named the winner of the 2018 World's Ugliest Dog contest in the San Francisco Bay Area.
  • Administration seeks to expand immigrant family detention

    Administration seeks to expand immigrant family detention

    Saturday, June 23 2018 12:26 AM EDT2018-06-23 04:26:06 GMT
    Sunday, June 24 2018 6:45 AM EDT2018-06-24 10:45:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File). FILE - In this July 31, 2014, file photo, a courtyard is seen at the Karnes County Residential Center in Karnes City, Texas. The immigration detention facility has been retooled to house adults with children who have been app...(AP Photo/Eric Gay, File). FILE - In this July 31, 2014, file photo, a courtyard is seen at the Karnes County Residential Center in Karnes City, Texas. The immigration detention facility has been retooled to house adults with children who have been app...
    Trump administration seeks to expand family detention for immigrants stopped along border.
    Trump administration seeks to expand family detention for immigrants stopped along border.
  • Koko the gorilla used smarts, empathy to help change views

    Koko the gorilla used smarts, empathy to help change views

    Thursday, June 21 2018 6:41 AM EDT2018-06-21 10:41:47 GMT
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    Koko, the gorilla who mastered sign language, has died in her sleep at the foundation's preserve in California's Sana Cruz mountains on Tuesday.
    Koko, the gorilla who mastered sign language, has died in her sleep at the foundation's preserve in California's Sana Cruz mountains on Tuesday.
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