Quantcast

Sen. Rand Paul Says 6 Ribs Broken, Water In Lungs After Altercat - LEX18.com | Continuous News and StormTracker Weather

Sen. Rand Paul Says 6 Ribs Broken, Water In Lungs After Altercation

Posted: Updated:

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (LEX 18) - U.S. Sen. Rand Paul tweeted a health update Wednesday afternoon, following an altercation with a neighbor that has sidelined the lawmaker.

In the tweet, Paul says a "final report" shows he suffered six broken ribs, up from the earlier reported five, and a pleural effusion, or water in his lungs.

"I appreciate all of the support from everyone," Paul said.

Police have charged Paul's neighbor Rene Broucher with misdemeanor assault. An attorney for Broucher has told the Associated Press that the attack was not politically motivated but, rather, resulted from a trivial dispute.

Broucher's lawyer, Matthew Baker, said his client and Kentucky's junior senator had been neighbors for 17.

WEATHER
MaxTrack Doppler
  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Train Fatally Strikes Person On Tracks In Winchester

    Train Fatally Strikes Person On Tracks In Winchester

    Sunday, June 24 2018 1:54 PM EDT2018-06-24 17:54:58 GMT

    WINCHESTER, Ky. (LEX 18) — Authorities were investigating Sunday morning after a train hit and killed a person on the tracks in Clark County. The fatal accident happened overnight on Corporate Drive near Enterprise Drive. According to a witness who works nearby, a CSX train hit a person walking on the tracks. Check back with LEX18.com for more on this developing story.

    WINCHESTER, Ky. (LEX 18) — Authorities were investigating Sunday morning after a train hit and killed a person on the tracks in Clark County. The fatal accident happened overnight on Corporate Drive near Enterprise Drive. According to a witness who works nearby, a CSX train hit a person walking on the tracks. Check back with LEX18.com for more on this developing story.

  • Report: Teen Falls From Viewing Area Near Lake Cumberland

    Report: Teen Falls From Viewing Area Near Lake Cumberland

    Sunday, June 24 2018 1:55 PM EDT2018-06-24 17:55:25 GMT
    MGNMGN

    RUSSELL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Emergency crews were responding Sunday morning after a teenager reportedly fell near dam on Lake Cumberland. According to a Facebook post by Laker Country, WJSR-104.9 FM, a 17-year-old male fell from a viewing area south of Wolf Creek Dam. The post says Russell County Sheriff's police were responding to the scene. Check back with LEX18.com for more information on this developing story.

    RUSSELL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Emergency crews were responding Sunday morning after a teenager reportedly fell near dam on Lake Cumberland. According to a Facebook post by Laker Country, WJSR-104.9 FM, a 17-year-old male fell from a viewing area south of Wolf Creek Dam. The post says Russell County Sheriff's police were responding to the scene. Check back with LEX18.com for more information on this developing story.

  • Man Finds Rattlesnake Under Hood While Trying To Start Car

    Man Finds Rattlesnake Under Hood While Trying To Start Car

    Saturday, June 23 2018 8:01 PM EDT2018-06-24 00:01:55 GMT
    New York State Department of Environmental Conservation via APNew York State Department of Environmental Conservation via AP
    New York State Department of Environmental Conservation via APNew York State Department of Environmental Conservation via AP
    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...
    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...
Powered by Frankly

© LEX18.com 2018, LEX18.com
A CORDILLERA COMMUNICATIONS Station
All rights reserved
Privacy Policy, | Terms of Service, and Ad Choices

Can't find something?