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Several Houses, Cars Shot Overnight

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)-- It was a terrifying night for several Lexington families after bullets hit their cars and homes. The first incident happened around 11:15 p.m. Sunday night at a home on Hanna Place. Police say a house and two cars were hit in the gunfire. Three people were inside the house at the time but none of them were injured... 

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Tracking A Quiet Thanksgiving Week

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Beyond midweek cold front that could throw sprinkles & isolated showers across northern counties Tuesday evening we're in for a quiet Thanksgiving week. The pattern will be controlled by two big domes of high pressure- one tracking east early in the week and another clamping down later in the week. Expect sunshine with highs on either side of 50° Monday.

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Man Charged With Murder In Deadly Crash

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Ky. (The Mount Sterling Advocate)-- A McKee man allegedly under the influence of multiple narcotics when he caused an accident that killed a 16-year-old Montgomery County High Schooler has now been charged with murder.  The crash happened back on March 23 on Levee Road just south of Mount Sterling.  An indictment alleges 32-year-old Scotty McKinney was driving while on drugs and hit another vehicle, killing Savannah Smith.  The grand jury charged M...

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Charles Manson, Whose Cult Slayings Horrified World, Dies

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — In the summer of 1969, a scruffy ex-convict with a magnetic hold on young women sent some of his disciples into the night to carry out a series of gruesome killings in Los Angeles. In so doing, Charles Manson became the leering face of evil on front pages across America and rewrote the history of an era. Manson, the hippie cult leader who died of natural causes Sunday at age 83 after nearly half a century behind bars, orchestrated the slayings of pregnant act... More>>

Lexington Church Provides Thanksgiving Meal For Hundreds Of Families

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) - A central Kentucky church is working to put a thanksgiving meal on the table for hundreds of families in need. Car, after car, after car lined the Crosslands Church parking lot to drop off boxes full of food  that will be donated to people in need. “We basically make an entire Thanksgiving meal. So you've got a turkey in there, stuffing, some vegetables, some desserts and things like that,” said Pastor Mark Stecher. Volunteers worked for ... More>>

Man Facing Charges After Restaurant Altercation

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BOYLE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)-- A man was arrested Saturday after police say he threatened people at a restaurant with a gun. It happened around 11:45 p.m. Saturday at the Applebee’s in Danville. Witnesses on scene told police that Alfred Shane Briscoe, 22, of Harrodsburg, made threats towards the victims at Applebee’s and pointed a handgun at the victims after a short verbal altercation in the parking lot. Briscoe was located a short time later and taken into cu... More>>

Honda Recalls 900,000 Odyssey Minivans

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NEW YORK (AP) - Honda is recalling about 900,000 of its Odyssey minivans because the second-row seats may tip forward if not properly latched. The recall announced Saturday covers vehicles from the 2011-17 model years. About 800,000 of the affected minivans were sold in the United States. Honda says it has received 46 reports of minor injuries related to the issue. It says the Odyssey's second-row seat may tip forward during moderate to heavy braking if it isn't properly latched af... More>>

Police: Postal Worker Assaults Boy Who Tried To Stop Theft

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Authorities say a postal worker in Kentucky assaulted a boy who was trying to stop a package theft. Lt. Paul Boyles with Lexington police told the Lexington Herald-Leader that a child picked up a package a postal worker had dropped off Sunday afternoon and a second child told him to stop. Boyles said the postal worker saw the confrontation, and chased down and attempted to detain the child who was trying to stop the theft. Boyles said the worker said the boy wa... More>>

Stolen Items Recovered At Laurel Co. Home

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LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)-- Officials with the Laurel County Sheriff's Office and the Scott County Sheriff's Office developed a lead on the suspected location of several reported stolen items recently taken from Scott and Harrison counties. On Sunday, deputies went to the residence off Parker Road, west of London, and were able to locate two reported stolen minibikes, power tools, a ladder, and other items. An ongoing investigation is being conducted ... More>>

One Dead After Two Vehicle Collision

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HODGENVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18)-- Kentucky State Police are searching for the driver of a vehicle involved in a fatal hit and run collision.  It happened around 9:57 p.m. Saturday on Ky. 210 (Campbellsville Rd.) at the intersection of Borders Curve Loop. A 2013 Chevy Equinox with an unidentified driver was headed west on Ky. 210 when for unknown reasons the vehicle crossed the center line and entered the eastbound lane. Stephanie Jensen, 28, of Magnolia...

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White House: True Cost Of Opioid Epidemic Tops $500 Billion

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WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House says the true cost of the opioid drug epidemic in 2015 was $504 billion, or roughly half a trillion dollars.      In an analysis to be released Monday, the Council of Economic Advisers says the figure is more than six times larger than the most recent estimate. The council said a 2016 private study estimated that prescription opioid overdoes, abuse and dependence in the U.S. in 2013 cost $78.5 billion. Most of that was attributed to hea... More>>

Frankfort Police Catch Car Thief, Remind People To Lock Doors During Holidays

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) - The Frankfort Police Department says they've arrested three suspects in connection to a car theft, and they want to remind people to be extra careful during the holidays. On Saturday just before 6:00p.m. there was a reported car theft at Burger King on Hudson Hollow Road. Police say the victims purse, wallet, phone and keys were all taken while she ran inside the business. Based on the description and several other recent thefts, officers were able to ...

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The National Weather Service Confirms Two Tornadoes Touched Down In Western Kentucky

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) - The National Weather Service confirms two tornadoes touched down in western Kentucky Saturday when a line of severe storms rolled through the bluegrass.  The first one took place around 3:30p.m. in Ohio County near Beaver Dam.  The National Weather Service out of Louisville reports that a small EF-1 tornado uprooted and snapped several trees near the intersection of Hwy 62 and Goshen Church Road and damaged some small outbuildings. The torna... More>>

Trader Joe's Recalls Thousands Of Products Due To Possible Silica And Glass Fragments

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SAN FERNANDO, Ca. (WAFB) - Green Cuisine, based in San Fernando, California, is recalling nearly 37,000 pounds of chicken and turkey salad products that may be contaminated with hard plastic or glass fragments, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. 

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KSP Looking For Robbery Suspect In Hardin County

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HARDIN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) - Kentucky State Police are looking for a suspect who robbed a Five Star convenience store.  Police say it happened in Sonora on Western Ave at about 3:45a.m.  KSP says a man carrying a black handgun entered the store demanding cash and merchandise. According to police, the suspect has white hair, blue eyes and is wearing a gray hoodie with tan military-style boots.  Police said the man has a distinctive, deep voice. Anyone with inf... More>>

Ex-Student To Face Judge In Body Fluids Contamination Case

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 HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - A former Connecticut college student is facing arraignment on allegations she smeared body fluids on her roommate's belongings.      Brianna Brochu is scheduled to appear Tuesday in Hartford Superior Court. She's charged with misdemeanor criminal mischief and breach of peace. Prosecutors say they're determining whether to add a hate crime charge.      The 18-year-old Harwinton resident, who is white, is accused of contaminatin... More>>

Whitley County Sheriff's Deputy Saves 4-year-old Found In SUV With Drugs

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WHITLEY COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) - A Whitley County Sheriff's Deputy is being credited with making a drug arrest and saving a 4-year-old's life. According to the Sheriff's Office, Deputy Brian Hensley responded to calls of a driver who may need assistance around 3:15 a.m. Sunday near the one mile marker on northbound I-75. Reportedly Dep. Hensley found an SUV parked in the left lane with no lights on. When he approached the SUV, according to the Sheriff's Office, he noticed that Robert ... More>>

Sen. Susan Collins: Sexual Misconduct Allegations Against Trump ‘Remain Very Disturbing’

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Republican Sen. Susan Collins said Sunday that the sexual misconduct, harassment and assault allegations from more than a dozen women against President Donald Trump “remain very disturbing” as a wave of women continue to come forward with claims against powerful men. When asked on ABC’s “This Week” about Trump’s claims that his accusers were all lying, the senior senator from Maine said that she did not support Trump in part because of those v... More>>

Fair Weather, Variable Temperatures

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Saturday night's cold front meant business! There was a 25 degree drop in temperature over the last 24 hours. It will stay cold tonight but not much beyond that. High pressure will build across the Ohio Valley bringing back sunshine and more seasonable temperatures. We are tracking a nice recovery Monday afternoon with highs near 50°. An upward trend will continue into Tuesday before a moisture-starved cold front tracks through Tuesday night. The travel day on Wednesday will... More>>

2 Hurt After Tree Falls In Boyd County Park

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ASHLAND, Ky. (WSAZ) - Two people were taken to the hospital after a tree fell and injured them Saturday afternoon. It happened at Central Park in Ashland around noon. Witnesses say they noticed the tree starting to fall and yelled for a woman to run before the bench she was on was crushed by the tree trunk. "It just come," said Wade Litchfield. "It just cracked. It's like something just took it, grabbed it, and snapped it off. It did not give any pause. There wa... More>>

New Research Shows Cats Could Improve Health

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CAMBRIDGE, U.K. (NBC NEWS) - When you think of "crazy cat ladies", the eccentric Big Edie and Little Edie of Grey Gardens fame come to mind. But thanks to feline-loving celebs like Taylor Swift and Katy Perry, owning a cat has suddenly become cool. For a long time, though, popular thought was that so-called “cat ladies” were crazy. Besides medieval hysteria about witches and their trusty black sidekicks, some of this fear may have stemmed from the notion that to... More>>

UK man found guilty of knowingly spreading HIV

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UNITED KINGDOM (NBC NEWS) - Daryll Rowe, a 27-year-old hairdresser, intentionally infected five men with HIV and tried to infect five others, a U.K. court ruled Wednesday. Following a six-week trial, the Lewes Crown Court in South East England convicted Rowe of five counts of causing grievous bodily harm and five counts of attempted grievous bodily harm. “This is the first time someone has been convicted of intentional HIV transmission in England," Deborah Gold, CEO of the... More>>

Police Investigate After Video Shows Transit Rider Using Racial Slurs, Striking Others

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SAN FRANCISCO, Ca. (NBC NEWS) - Police in California are investigating an incident involving a San Francisco Bay Area public transit rider who was caught on camera allegedly slapping another customer and using racial slurs. Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) Police received three calls around 10:10 p.m. PT on Monday from riders reporting a man threatening another customer. Officers boarded the train, where reports indicated the suspect had gotten off, BART said in a statement. But custom... More>>

Trump Lashes Out At LaVar Ball, Says ‘Should Have Left’ UCLA Players In Chinese Jail

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WASHINGTON D.C. (NBC NEWS) -  Call it a technical foul for traveling. President Donald Trump on Sunday fired off a Twitter tirade against the outspoken father of one of the UCLA basketball players arrested on suspicion of shoplifting while touring in China. Trump calling the man "unaccepting" of his favor and adding that he should have left the players in jail. Now that the three basketball players are out of China and saved from years in jail, LaVar Ball, the ... More>>

Prominent Neurologist Faces Sex Allegations In 3 States

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PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (AP) - A prominent neurologist, already charged with groping patients at a Philadelphia clinic, is facing a growing number of accusations that he preyed on especially vulnerable pain patients at medical facilities in three states, using his impressive reputation as a healer to trap women in long-term doctor-patient relationships marked by abuse.      At least 17 women in Pennsylvania, New York and New Jersey have stepped forward to accuse Dr. Ricardo C... More>>

Syria: IS Militants Driven From Last Stronghold

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BEIRUT (AP) -- Pro-government forces defeated the Islamic State group in its last major stronghold in Syria, state media and a monitoring group reported on Sunday, leaving the militants to defend just strips of desert territory in the country and a besieged pocket outside the capital, Damascus. Also Sunday, more than two dozen civilians were killed as government forces and rebels traded fire across fronts in Damascus and Homs, Syria's third largest city. The intensified violence is ... More>>

Georgia Dome Set For Final Bow, Going Out With Bang

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(CNN)The only facility in the world to host the Olympics, Super Bowl and Final Four soon will be reduced to rubble. A little more than 25 years after opening, the Georgia Dome, former home of the Atlanta Falcons and the scene for several historic sporting events, is scheduled to be imploded Monday morning. The adjacent Mercedes-Benz Stadium opened this summer. In the dome's place will be parking and green space. What will remain is a spot jam-packed full of memor... More>>

Detroit Priest 1 Step Closer to Sainthood

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DETROIT (CNN) -- A priest known as "Detroit's miracle worker" is one step closer to possible sainthood after being beatified by the Catholic Church. CNN affiliate WXYZ reported 60,000 people gathered Saturday at Detroit's Ford Field stadium for the beatification ceremony of Father Solanus Casey, a Capuchin friar who died in 1957. This was the third time a beatification Mass was performed in the US, according to the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. Be... More>>

Country Music Star Mel Tillis dead at 85

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Mel Tillis, the longtime country star who wrote hits for Kenny Rogers, Ricky Skaggs and many others, and overcame a stutter to sing on dozens of his own singles, has died. A spokesman for Tillis, Don Murry Grubbs, said Tillis died early Sunday at Munroe Regional Medical Center in Ocala, Florida. He was 85. Grubbs said Tillis battled intestinal issues since 2016 and never fully recovered. The suspected cause of death is respiratory failure. Tillis, the father...

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Aide Cites Trump 'Discomfort' In Not Campaigning For Alabama's Moore

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WASHINGTON (AP) -- A White House aide says President Donald Trump isn't campaigning for Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore due to "discomfort" with allegations that the former judge initiated sexual contact with teenage girls decades ago. National Republicans are face dwindling options to force out the party's nominee before the Dec. 12 vote. White House legislative director Marc Short says Trump had "serious concerns" about the allegations. Short tells ABC's &q... More>>

Storm Damage Reported Across Central Kentucky Video included

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) - People across Central Kentucky are reporting some damage after strong thunderstorms blew through the area Saturday afternoon and evening. A tree fell onto several parked cars on South Limestone in Lexington.  There are several reports of trees and power lines down, some blocking roadways as well. A few power outages were reported in Nicholasville, different parts of Lexington, Winchester, and other areas. Wind gusts reached up to 55mph in the storms.

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Jailed Ex-State Representative Faces More Fraud Charges

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PIKE COUNTY, Ky. (Appalachian News-Express) -- A former Pike County state representative, currently serving a federal sentence related to bribery was indicted last week on new charges related to allegations he falsified insurance paperwork for his former business. W. Keith Hall, 58, who served as the state representative for the 93rd District from 2000 through 2014, is currently an inmate in the U.S. Penitentiary, McCreary, where he is serving the remainder of a seven-year sente... More>>

New Orleans Elects First Woman Mayor

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NEW ORLEANS, La. (CNN) -- New Orleans voters elected LaToya Cantrell as mayor Saturday, making her the first woman to hold that position in the city's 300-year history. Cantrell, a city councilwoman, got 60 percent of the votes over her opponent, former municipal court Judge Desiree Charbonnet, according to the Louisiana Secretary of State's office. "We deserve better and together we truly will be better," Cantrell told supporters Sunday morning. "This vict... More>>

Memorial Mass To Honor Slain Man Who Searched For Missing Daughter

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BARDSTOWN, Ky. (LEX 18) -- The family of a man who died a year ago after being shot will mark the anniversary of his death Sunday evening with a mass. Tommy Ballard died last Nov. 19. Police say Ballard was hunting on his property when a gunshot rang out, striking him in the chest. Ballard's brothers are offering a $20,000 reward in the case. On Sunday, friends and loved ones will remember Ballard during a memorial mass at 7 p.m. in St. Thomas Church in Bardstown.  Ballard wa... More>>

Spokeswoman: David Cassidy in hospital with organ failure

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - "Partridge Family" star David Cassidy has been hospitalized in Florida with multiple organ failure. Publicist JoAnn Geffen tells The Associated Press that Cassidy is in a Fort Lauderdale-area hospital with liver and kidney failure. She says he's in a private room, conscious and surrounded by family. Geffen says there is nothing "imminent" about his condition, and doctors are hoping to "keep him as well as they can until they can f... More>>

Shooting Death Investigated In Lee County

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LEE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) -- A death investigation is underway in Lee County. Kentucky State Police received a call about a deadly shooting at a home on High Point Road about 10:30 a.m. Saturday. Details were thin. Police have not said what lead up to the shooting or given an ID for the victim. It remains unclear whether an arrest or charges are forthcoming.

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Kentucky Launching Help Line To Fight Opioid Addiction

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) -- Kentucky is spending $500,000 to create a phone number people can call to get help with opioid addiction. Republican Gov. Matt Bevin said beginning Dec. 1 anyone needing help battling opioid addiction in Kentucky can call 833-8KY-HELP, or 833-859-4357. People who call will be connected to social workers and other programs to help with addiction. The call center will be staffed by six people, plus a supervisor. A person will answer the phone from 8 a.m. to 5:30...

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Woman Recovering After Car Flips On Lexington Roadway

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) -- A woman is recovering after her car flipped early Sunday on a Lexington roadway. Police say the woman was driving about 8 a.m. on McCullough Drive when she left the roadway and hit a light pole, causing her car to flip. Fire Department officials had to cut the woman out of the vehicle. Officials say she was sent to an area hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. Police say they believe the woman may have fallen asleep before th... More>>

Zimbabwe Ruling Party Fires Mugabe As Chief; Impeachment Looms

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HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) - Clinging to his now virtually powerless post, longtime Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe was fired as ruling party chief to cheers Sunday, and was set to discuss his expected exit with the army commander who put the world's oldest head of state under house arrest days ago. A day after huge crowds rallied peacefully in the capital, Harare, for the 93-year-old Mugabe to go, members of the ruling party's Central Committee stood, cheered and sang as Mugabe was reca...

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Lawyers Move To Block Louisville Police Chief Testimony In Child Sex Abuse Scandal

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) -- On Monday, an assistant attorney with the Jefferson County Attorney's Office will try to convince a judge that LMPD Chief Steve Conrad should not answer any questions regarding a child sex abuse scandal rocking the department. Conrad was supposed to be deposed on Monday in a separate whistleblower lawsuit filed by Lt. Jimmy Harper. The Jefferson County Attorney's motion filed earlier this week states the two cases do not have anything to do with e... More>>

Fight At Lexington Nightclub Injures Manager

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) - Police are investigating after a fight broke out early Sunday morning at a Lexington nightclub, leaving a worker with cuts to the face. The disturbance occurred just before 2 a.m. at Platinum Dolls on New Circle Road. Police say several people at the club got into a fight with security guards and ended cutting a manager with a broken bottle. Police say the suspects fled the scene on foot. The cause of the fight was being investigated but police say the ma... More>>

Benefit Held In Northern Kentucky For Pollitt Family

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KENTON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) - A northern Kentucky family is still coping with the loss of five of their family members after they were killed in an October car crash. Now, firefighters in the area want to help with their funeral costs. The Independence Professional Firefighters held a benefit at Saint Barbara Church in northern Kentucky Saturday night to raise money for the burial expenses of that family. Rodney Pollitt, Samantha Malohn, and their three kids were all killed in a ... More>>

Salvation Army's Annual Angel Tree Program Begins

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) -- The Salvation Army of Central Kentucky is again hosting its annual Angel Tree program, which lets people spread some holiday cheer to children in need. Those wishing to participate can find Angel Tree cards at several area locations. Information on the cards will guide your gift buying. People can pick up Angel Tree cards at the following locations: Fayette Mall, Whitaker Bank, Animal Hospital of Nicholasville, Aqua-Tots Swim School, Auto Tech Service...

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Near Collision With Deer Leaves NKY Mother With Devastating Injuries

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FALMOUTH, Ky. (WLWT) -  A deer suddenly appeared in front of an SUV along a windy, rural road near Falmouth, Kentucky. In the few seconds that followed, a young mother’s life was changed forever. Gabrielle Wright, 21, was severely injured along Route 27. She was with her two children and her fiancé, who was driving and swerved to miss a deer on Nov. 8. “I think he said it rolled three times,” said Monel Pence, the driver’s grandmother. &ldq... More>>

Trump Says ‘Big Game Trophy Decision On Hold’ After Lifting Of Elephant Trophy Ban

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WASHINGTON D.C. (NBC NEWS) - President Donald Trump on Friday announced he is suspending a controversial decision to lift the ban on importing trophies of dead elephants from Zimbabwe and Zambia into the U.S., which had been assailed by conservation and animal rights groups. "Put big game trophy decision on hold until such time as I review all conservation facts,” Trump said on Twitter. "Under study for years. Will update soon with Secretary Zinke," Trump said i... More>>

Gabby Douglas Starts Firestorm With Tweet Calling On Women To 'Dress Modestly'

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LOS ANGELES, Ca. (CNN) -  Simone Biles has responded to controversial comments made by her United States gymnastics teammate Gabby Douglas. Douglas tweeted women have a "responsibility" to dress "modestly and be classy" in a reply to a social media message from Aly Raisman, who was also on the 2016 U.S. Olympic gymnastics team, about women having the right to be "sexy and comfortable in their own skin" without being harassed by men. ... More>>

Man Shot By Police Dies In Hospital

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BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) - A man shot by police in south central Kentucky after a chase has died of his wounds in a hospital.      Kentucky State Police say 18-year-old Brian Calvert of Scottsville was shot by officers at the end of the pursuit early Saturday morning in Warren County. State Police say Calvert died of his injuries at Skyline Medical Center in Nashville on Saturday afternoon.      Two Warren County sheriff's deputies were involved in the ear... More>>

Northern Kentucky Woman Killed In Friday Night Crash

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CLERMONT COUNTY, Ohio (WLWT) - A Northern Kentucky woman was killed in a Friday night crash in Clermont County. The crash happened just before 9 p.m. in the southbound lanes of Interstate 275 near milepost 60 in Union Township. Advertisement Troopers with the Ohio State Highway Patrol said Billie Finnell, 67, of Elsmere, Kentucky, was driving south on the highway when her vehicle became disabled in the left lane. A second southbound vehicle then struck Finell’s vehicle ... More>>

Chubb, Michel Lead Georgia To Win Over Kentucky

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ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Nick Chubb and Sony Michel led a dominant running game and No. 7 Georgia bounced back from its first loss of the season, wearing down Kentucky for a 42-13 victory Saturday.      In the final home game of their careers, Chubb and Michel went out with a bang on Senior Day between the hedges.      Chubb rushed for 151 and two touchdowns, including a 55-yard burst down the sideline to seal the victory early in the fourth quarter . Michel ra... More>>

Navy Grounds Air Crew That Made Vulgar Drawing In Sky

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SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - The air crew who used their U.S. Navy warplane to create a vulgar sky writing above the town of Okanogan, Washington, this week have been grounded, the U.S. Navy said Friday. An electronic warfare plane from Naval Air Station Whidbey Island in western Washington state created sky writings in the shape of male genitals in the skies over the rural community on Thursday. Many residents spotted the contrails in the clear blue skies above the central Washington town...

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13-Year-Old Ohio Boy Facing Attempted Rape Charges

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MARIETTA, OH (WTAP) -- A 13 year old boy is charged with attempted burglary and attempted rape after he allegedly broke into a Marietta home near where he lives. Washington County Sheriff’s deputies say the boy ran from the home around 3:30 Friday morning, wearing only black shorts. They caught him around 10:00 A.M. Friday, after he jumped into the Muskingham River. Deputies say a distraught mother made a 911 call about an intruder in her home around 3:30 A.M. Friday, af... More>>

Police: Kidnapped Man Found Duct-Taped In Stolen Car; 2 Arrested

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CINCINNATI, Oh. (WLWT) - Two men have been arrested after a 24-year-old man was abducted from his Kenwood apartment, officials with the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office said.  It happened around 2:45 p.m. Friday at an apartment in the 5700 block of Kugler Mill Road. Deputies said that Bowen Zheng, 24, was taken at gunpoint from the parking lot of his apartment. Witnesses told police that he was taken by two men, who made several demands for money and drugs. Authorities s... More>>

Family Sues After child, 5, killed in rotating restaurant

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ATLANTA (AP) - The family of a 5-year-old boy killed when he became caught in a rotating Atlanta restaurant is suing the company, saying it failed to prevent a "longstanding safety hazard."      The lawsuit comes after Charlie Holt died in the Sun Dial, a restaurant atop the 73-story Westin Peachtree Plaza hotel.      The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that the child and his parents were visiting Atlanta from Charlotte, North Carolina, whe... More>>

Connecting Mental Illness And Mass Shooting Misses The Point, Experts Say

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RANCHO TEHAMA, Ca. (NBC News) - Kevin Neal’s family knew he was mentally ill, but they never thought he would kill five people and attack an elementary school in rural northern California. But Neal committed both those acts on Tuesday, and it has left his family asking some very difficult questions. "We got, 'I can't take it anymore’ a thousand times — like when do you know if it's real?" asked Sheridan Orr, Neal’s sister. Orr said he... More>>

Former Kentucky Player Loses State Job After 2 Months

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - A former University of Kentucky basketball player was fired from his job in the Labor Cabinet after working there for 2 1/2 months.      Winston Bennett, who played at Kentucky in the 1980s, was fired Oct. 12 from his $73,500-a-year job.      The Lexington Herald-Leader reports Bennett, 52, started working in the Labor Cabinet as a director in the apprenticeship division on Aug. 1.      Gov. Matt Bevin approved Labor S... More>>

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    Craig Yeast Remains A UK Fan But He's An Even Bigger Russ Yeast Fan

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    Russ Yeast once was a UK commit and his father, Craig, played at Kentucky but Saturday Russ Yeast will try to help the Cardinals beat UK. (Louisville athletics photo)Russ Yeast once was a UK commit and his father, Craig, played at Kentucky but Saturday Russ Yeast will try to help the Cardinals beat UK. (Louisville athletics photo)
    By LARRY VAUGHT There was a time that Craig Yeast thought he might be playing in then Commonwealth Stadium for Louisville. Instead, the former Harrodsburg High School star came to Kentucky along with Tim Couch and had 208 catches for 2,899 yards and 28 touchdowns from 1995-98. But when Kentucky and Louisville play Saturday in what is now known as Kroger Field, Yeast will be pulling for the Cards, not the Cats. That’s because his son Russ is a true freshman cornerback...
    By LARRY VAUGHT There was a time that Craig Yeast thought he might be playing in then Commonwealth Stadium for Louisville. Instead, the former Harrodsburg High School star came to Kentucky along with Tim Couch and had 208 catches for 2,899 yards and 28 touchdowns from 1995-98. But when Kentucky and Louisville play Saturday in what is now known as Kroger Field, Yeast will be pulling for the Cards, not the Cats. That’s because his son Russ is a true freshman cornerback...
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    Kentucky-Washington State Post Game Notes

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  • Pelicans' Davis Out Of Concussion Protocol, Probable Vs. OKC

    Pelicans' Davis Out Of Concussion Protocol, Probable Vs. OKC

    Sunday, November 19 2017 11:00 PM EST2017-11-20 04:00:31 GMT

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The New Orleans Pelicans say forward Anthony Davis has been cleared from the NBA's concussion protocol and is probable for Monday night's home game against the Oklahoma City Thunder.      The Pelicans say Davis was diagnosed with a facial bruise near his right eye after taking a blow from the back of Nuggets forward Nikola Jokic's head during a 146-114 loss in Denver on Friday night.      Jokic was called for an offensive foul on the pl...

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The New Orleans Pelicans say forward Anthony Davis has been cleared from the NBA's concussion protocol and is probable for Monday night's home game against the Oklahoma City Thunder.      The Pelicans say Davis was diagnosed with a facial bruise near his right eye after taking a blow from the back of Nuggets forward Nikola Jokic's head during a 146-114 loss in Denver on Friday night.      Jokic was called for an offensive foul on the pl...

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