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  • Mother, Son Plead Not Guilty In Shooting Death

    October 21, 2014 3:53 PM

    A Morgan County mother and son facing murder charges pleaded not guilty in court Tuesday. Kimberly and Christopher Peyton are accused in the death of Randy Williams, who was found shot to death in a West Liberty home on Oct. 16. Police say he had been shot multiple times in... more »
  • Man Accused Of Renting Home He Didn't Own

    October 20, 2014 5:34 PM

    A Madison County man is facing multiple charges in connection with several fraud complaints. Police say Larry Chapman rented a house on Third Street to a man, and collected a deposit and the rent money. Apparently, that man later learned Chapman didn't own the home. Chapman was also accused... more »
  • Police: Couple Limited Child's Food As Punishment For Bedwetting Play Video

    October 20, 2014 10:57 AM

    Police say a Madison County couple went too far in trying to punish a child for wetting the bed. Linda Richmond, 34, and the child's father, Julio Valladares, 37, have been in jail since early Saturday morning after police say the kid had to go to the hospital because... more »
  • Oldham County Minister Arrested On Sexual Abuse Charges

    October 17, 2014 1:27 PM

    An Oldham County minister has been arrested after being accused of sexual exploitation of children, according to a release from the FBI. Howard Key Chambers was arrested by the FBI's Child Exploitation Task Force in La Grange on Thursday, the release said. No other details into the allegations were... more »
  • Court Docs: Children Watched Boyfriend Beat Mother Found Dead In Sinkhole Play Video

    October 16, 2014 4:39 PM

    If what her 8-year-old son says is true, a Pulaski County woman was beaten by her boyfriend right in front of him and his big brother, and eventually killed in the assault. According to Johnny Hendrix's arrest warrant, his girlfriend's two sons, ages 15 and 8, watched him assault Monica... more »
  • Former Madison County Asst. Principal Accused Of Sexual Abuse

    October 15, 2014 11:08 AM

    A former assistant principal was arrested during a traffic stop in Madison County early Tuesday morning while she was in the car with a student she was supposed to have no contact with because of pending sexual abuse allegations. 43-year-old Joy Hayes, former assistant principal at Madison County High... more »
  • Church Minister Facing Sex Abuse Charge Play Video

    October 14, 2014 12:21 PM

    Police have charged a church minister in Pulaski County with sex abuse involving a juvenile. 30-year-old Rex Allen Murphy is charged with first-degree sex abuse, third-degree sodomy and use of a minor in a sexual performance. The Pulaski County jail's website shows Murphy was booked into the facility... more »
  • Mom's Boyfriend Arrested In Toddler's Death In Junction City Play Video

    October 10, 2014 4:18 PM

    Kentucky State Police say a man who was supposed to be the caregiver of a child has been arrested and charged with murder in the death of the 13-month-old boy. State police say they were called to a Junction City housing complex around 8:30 a.m. Friday. The child was transported... more »
  • Man Indicted In Double Murder In Tenn. Caught In Louisville

    October 7, 2014 12:30 PM

    A man indicted for murdering two people in Tennessee has been caught in Louisville. 21-year-old Michael Wright, Junior is charged with two counts of murder for the shooting deaths of Gregory Johnson and Daresha Cole. Police say Wright killed the pair in February following an attempted robbery. Wright is in... more »
  • 3 Charged In Domino's Robbery, Shooting Plead Not Guilty Play Video

    October 6, 2014 11:02 AM

    Three people charged in a violent robbery and shooting at a Danville Domino's Pizza in September have pleaded not guilty in the case. Robin Adams, Patrick Brand and Rico Penix entered not guilty pleas to their alleged involvement in the robbery and shooting at the Domino's on South Forth... more »
  • Teen Escapee Found In Pike County

    October 3, 2014 1:16 PM

    A Floyd County escaped inmate has been caught thanks to tips and help from the public. The sheriff says 18-year-old Jeremiah Vance was being held in the Floyd County jail when Pike County deputies came to pick him up Tuesday and he forced his way out of custody and took... more »
  • Louisville Man Accused Of Sexually Abusing Hospital Co-Worker

    October 3, 2014 12:23 PM

    A man has been charged with sex abuse and attempted rape after he reportedly attacked a co-worker at a Louisville hospital. Police say the victim told them on Sept. 22, 24-year-old Lyndon Adams followed her when she went behind a curtain to turn off some machinery, and then pushed... more »
  • Bowling Green Woman Accused Of Attempted Kidnapping

    October 3, 2014 12:13 PM

    Bowling Green police have arrested a woman they say tried to lure at least four school children into her vehicle. 66-year-old Scarlotte H. Freeman was arrested after police say she was following school buses Thursday, causing alarm to bus drivers and school officials. During the investigation, detectives learned Freeman... more »
  • Fleming County Man Arrested In Murder Case

    October 2, 2014 4:39 PM

    State police say they have arrested a man wanted for murder in Fleming County. According to the citation, 50-year-old Charles Black removed the murder victim's body from his home on Colfax Road in Hillsboro and burying it on Ringo Grange City Road. Black was arrested Wednesday. State police say... more »
  • Father Accused of Shaking Baby Causing Serious Injuries Play Video

    September 25, 2014 10:38 AM

    Police have arrested a Lexington father accused of shaking his infant daughter. Investigators say University of Kentucky doctors told them the baby's injuries were inconsistent with the parents' story that the baby fell off a couch. 27-year-old Darnell Tagaloa is accused of intentionally shaking his 4-month-old daughter because she... more »
  • Maryland Fugitive Arrested In Laurel County

    September 25, 2014 9:21 AM

    Laurel County deputies arrested a fugitive wanted in Maryland Wednesday night. Deputies say they received a tip that a man wanted on felony theft charges relating to a stolen truck was in the area. The suspect was deemed armed and dangerous. Deputies located Patrick Johnson, 50, on American... more »
  • Firefighter Arrested After SUV Crashes Into Lexington Bar

    September 20, 2014 10:04 AM

    A Lexington firefighter has been arrested after investigators say he hit a man with his SUV on Friday night, then crashed into a bar and drove away. Police responded to the Beer Trappe on Euclid Avenue around 11 p.m. According to officers, about 30 people were standing outside, when... more »
  • Anniversary Of Triple Murder In Danville

    September 20, 2014 8:00 AM

    Today marks the one year anniversary since a couple was shot and killed in front of their children at a Danville business. Mike and Angela Hockensmith, along with their client, Daniel Smith, were killed September 20, 2013. The Hockensmiths were working inside ABC Gold Games and More when Police... more »
  • Boone County High School Student Arrested After Bringing Gun To School

    September 19, 2014 5:44 PM

    A Boone County high school student was taken into custody after deputies say he brought a gun to school on Friday. A Walton Verona High School student was was discovered with an airsoft pistol on school property around 11 a.m., deputies said. The 17-year-old sophomore from Walton was... more »
  • Police: Man Could Be Connected To Multiple Clown Mask Robberies Play Video

    September 17, 2014 12:20 PM

    A man arrested, accused of robbing a gas station Tuesday night may be connected to several other robberies, according to police. Georgetown police say Shawntavis Williams, accused of robbing the Shell on South Broadway Tuesday night in a clown mask, could be connected to a series of clown mask robberies... more »
  • Man Sentenced To 12 Years In 2003 Murder Play Video

    September 15, 2014 11:00 AM

    A man accused in an 11-year-old murder case was sentenced to 12 years in prison Monday morning. Joshua Abnee was sentenced to the recommended 12 years in the death of David Sadler, who was found by family members with a single gunshot wound inside their Nicholas County home in... more »
  • Man Arrested After Standoff In Bath County

    September 12, 2014 2:04 PM

    A Montgomery County man was arrested Thursday after a standoff with police in Bath County. Kentucky State Police were called out to a home on Old River Road in Midland to serve a warrant on 35-year-old JB Traylor, who police say barricaded himself when troopers arrived around 10:24 p.m.... more »
  • Third Arrest Made In Toddler's Shooting Death

    September 12, 2014 11:48 AM

    A third arrest has been made in connection to the shooting death of a toddler who was killed while on the porch of a home in Louisville last month. 19-year-old William McLemore was arrested Wednesday night and charged with 11 counts of complicity to murder. Michael Dunn, 24, and... more »
  • Men Accused In 2008 Murder Plead Not Guilty Play Video

    September 12, 2014 8:55 AM

    Two men accused in a 2008 murder pleaded not guilty in a Jessamine County courtroom Friday morning. A judge said the case of 34-year-old David Peel and 46-year-old Odis Henson will stay together. Both men are accused in the death of 45-year-old Mark Dunn who was found dead... more »
  • Police: Madison County Woman Allows Boyfriend To Molest Daughter

    September 11, 2014 12:12 PM

    A Madison County mother is charged with sex abuse and wanton endangerment after police say she let her boyfriend molest her daughter. Police say 32-year-old Crystal Centers allowed her boyfriend, Scott Willis, to have sexual contact with her 12-year-old daughter outside an apartment in front of numerous neighbors. ... more »
  • Man Accused Of Exposing Himself To Children At Park Play Video

    September 11, 2014 11:40 AM

    Warning: The details in this story are graphic. A Wolfe County man is accused of exposing himself to several children at a park and then chasing them. The man, identified by the Wolfe County Sheriff's Office as 25-year-old Mitchell Ratliff, reportedly exposed his genitals to at least five... more »
  • 2 Indicted In 2008 Jessamine County Murder Play Video

    September 10, 2014 4:58 PM

    Two people have been indicted in the murder of a Jessamine County man found shot inside his burning vehicle six years ago. Kentucky State Police say 34-year-old David Peel and 46-year-old Odis Henson, both of Nicholasville, were arrested Wednesday afternoon and charged with the murder of 45-year-old Mark Dunn. ... more »
  • Man Arrested In Lexington Machete Attack

    September 10, 2014 2:40 PM

    Police have arrested a man in connection to a machete attack in Lexington back in July. According to court documents, 25-year-old James Newell admitted to the July 20 attack on Danielle Lane. The victim told police he answered a knock at the door to find a man holding a machete.... more »
  • Woman Accused Of Punching Baby After Missing Elderly Woman

    September 9, 2014 5:31 PM

    A Harlan County woman was arrested after police say she punched a baby. The Harlan Daily Enterprise reports in August, Angela Lamb was trying to hit an elderly woman, but missed and hit a 3-month old-baby boy instead. The child had to be taken to the hospital for... more »
  • Richmond Woman Accused Of Stealing Syringes, Hospital Keys

    September 9, 2014 12:41 PM

    Richmond police arrested a woman in connection with a hospital burglary over the weekend. Police say a security guard caught 21-year-old Ashley Cain leaving Baptist Health Hospital around 5 a.m. Saturday. Officers say the guard recognized Cain from earlier, where she was standing near a truck. The guard... more »
  • Man Accused Of Killing Cab Driver Back In Kentucky

    September 9, 2014 12:35 PM

    A man charged in the murder of a Kentucky cab driver was arraigned in a a Kentucky court. 27-year-old Miles Matthews was arrested in July near the Canadian border after being accused of killing 34-year-old Adam Gregg, leaving him on an Oldham County driveway and stealing his cab to... more »
  • Pulaski County Teen Charged With Child Porn Play Video

    September 9, 2014 11:36 AM

    A Pulaski County man is facing child porn charges after deputies found images of a minor on his cell phone. The 19-year-old suspect was taken into custody Monday from his home on Howard Road in Somerset. Deputies say Jacob Bolen admitted to police he had a brief relationship with... more »
  • Teens Accused Of Shooting Into Lexington Home

    September 8, 2014 12:11 PM

    People in a Lexington neighborhood say they're on edge after a shot was fired into a home overnight. It happened at about 3 a.m. on the 900 block of Darley Drive. Neighbors say the bullet went through the window frame and lodged in an interior wall of the... more »
  • Man Facing 12 Years In Pizza Delivery Robbery

    September 8, 2014 11:57 AM

    A Clark County man charged with robbing a pizza delivery driver at knife point pleaded guilty in the case. 20-year-old Austin Buckland agreed to a 12-year prison sentence after pleading guilty to second-degree robbery and first-degree wanton endangerment. In January, police say Buckland ordered a pizza to be... more »
  • Hardin County Woman Pleads Guilty To Trying To Sell Her Baby

    September 3, 2014 5:00 PM

    A Hardin County woman facing trial for trying to sell her newborn baby has pleaded guilty to her charges. As part of her plea deal, Leeanna Brown will terminate her parental rights and could face up to two years in prison. According to her arrest citation, Brown promised... more »
  • Woman, Teen Arrested After Alleged Kidnapping Play Video

    September 3, 2014 3:22 PM

    A woman and a teenager are behind bars after they allegedly tried to steal money from a Campbellsville man on Tuesday. Campbellsville police say 26-year-old Nikita Looper and a teenage girl were arrested after they asked a man to withdraw money from an ATM or they'd call police and... more »
  • Man Arrested After High-Speed Chase In Campbellsville

    September 2, 2014 11:46 AM

    A man has been arrested after police say he led an officer on a high-speed chase for more than 20 miles. 51-year-old Carlton Lee Underwood was arrested on Aug. 29 following the pursuit that happened on KY 2010 just west of Campbellsville. Kentucky State Police Lt. Jamie Heller... more »
  • Laurel County Man Accused Of Shooting Through Neighbor's House

    September 1, 2014 11:01 AM

    A man has been arrested after police say he shot a bullet into his neighbor's house barely missing the man's head. Deputies say a man was lying in his bed Sunday around 9:40 p.m. when a bullet entered through his bedroom window, missed his head only by inches and... more »
  • Clark County Woman Accused Of Shooting Into Neighbor's Home Play Video

    August 29, 2014 3:56 PM

    A Clark County couple is in jail charged with wanton endangerment after police say one of them fired a shotgun into their neighbor's home. Police say Jennifer Young fired a 12 gauge shotgun from inside her home Thursday afternoon, but the bullet exited her house and went straight into... more »
  • Laurel County Man Arrested In Carjacking

    August 28, 2014 12:54 PM

    Police have arrested a man in Laurel County they say carjacked a woman over the weekend. A woman says she was approached by a man carrying a knife Saturday at the Emma Place Apartments. Officers say after a brief struggle, the man took off with the victim's cell... more »
  • Mother Accused Of Leaving Babies In Car Bonds Out Of Jail

    August 27, 2014 3:47 PM

    A mother has bonded out of jail after being charged with leaving her two small children inside a running car outside the Lexington jail. Police say 28-year-old Brandy Becksted left her car running with her children inside while she put money in an inmate's account. She told officers... more »
  • Louisville Mother Charged After Smoking Meth With Teenagers

    August 27, 2014 12:19 PM

    A Louisville mother of three was charged with smoking meth with her teenage daughter and the neighbor's teenage child, as well. Police arrested 32-year-old Lisa Gilmore saying they found her smoking meth in her basement while her 16-year-old and the neighbor's 15-year-old daughter were in there with her. ... more »
  • Workers Help Police Track Down Man Accused Of Rape Play Video

    August 26, 2014 12:37 PM

    A group of construction workers is being credited with helping police track down a man accused of holding a woman at knife-point and raping her. Police say it happened at the Knights Inn off Newtown Pike Monday morning. A group of workers apparently heard the woman scream and they... more »
  • Man Pleads Not Guilty In Fatal Shooting Of Hunter Play Video

    August 25, 2014 11:10 AM

    The man charged with shooting at three hunters back in April killing one of them and injuring another pleaded not guilty in court Monday. 61-year-old Dwight Hughes was arrested four months after the shooting and was charged with murder, assault and wanton endangerment. His attorney did not comment on... more »
  • Man Could Have Probation Revoked In Murder Case

    August 22, 2014 4:55 PM

    A Lexington man sentenced to probation for his role in trying to cover up a triple murder could have his probation revoked. A hearing for William Blancet Junior was scheduled for Friday, but ended up being delayed until October. Blancet admitted he helped his father, Willie Blancet Senior,... more »
  • Pike County Man Pleads Guilty In 2013 Death

    August 21, 2014 11:38 AM

    A Pike County man has pleaded guilty to hitting and killing a man last year. 49-year old William Damron pleaded guilty to an amended charge of reckless homicide. He is accused of hitting and killing Donald Castor while Castor was cutting weeds in his yard. Damron's sentencing is... more »
  • Man Turns Self Into Police In Connection To Shooting

    August 20, 2014 12:54 PM

    Lexington police say a man has turned himself into police Tuesday in connection to a July shooting. Police say William Ellison is now facing a robbery and assault charge in connection with the July 31 shooting on Ash Street. Police say Ellison went to a house on Ash and... more »
  • Police: Child Steers Car When Father Intoxicated Behind Wheel Play Video

    August 20, 2014 12:47 PM

    For Madison Nicholson, paying attention in school paid off when she says her dad wasn't paying attention behind the wheel. Richmond police credit the 9-year-old girl's quick thinking for saving lives on the road after they say she took matters into her own hands when her father was driving under... more »
  • Hearing Delayed For Ice Cream Truck Driver Accused Of Sex Abuse

    August 20, 2014 12:18 PM

    A Lexington ice cream truck driver charged with sexually abusing children had his preliminary hearing moved after his appearance in court Wednesday morning. 53-year-old Lewis Street did not have an attorney to represent him, so his case was moved to Wednesday , Aug. 27. Police say Street sexually... more »
  • Second Arrest Made In Fatal Martin County Fire

    August 20, 2014 11:52 AM

    A second arrest has been in connection with a triple murder in Martin County. Amanda Bowen is charged with three counts of murder, robbery, and tampering with physical connection in connection with the deaths of three people in a weekend fire. Jack Smith has already been charged in... more »
  • Man Arrested In Connection To 3 Deaths In Martin County

    August 18, 2014 3:01 PM

    INEZ, Ky. (AP) - An eastern Kentucky man remains in jail charged with murder in the deaths of three people whose bodies were found in a home that burned. Kentucky State Police arrested 41-year-old Jack D. Smith of Inez in Martin County and charged him with three counts of... more »
  • Fourth Arrest Made In Louisville Deadly Shooting

    August 15, 2014 12:51 PM

    Police made a fourth arrest in a Wednesday night's deadly shooting in Louisville. According to the arrest report, 21-year-old Bennie Thomas was arrested just before 10:00 Thursday night accused of being one of four men who broke into an apartment early Wednesday morning and got in a fight with the... more »
  • Woman Pleads Not Guilty In 12-Year-Old Robbery Play Video

    August 14, 2014 5:29 PM

    A Powell County woman accused in a bank robbery that happened more than a decade ago in Clark County pleaded not guilty in court Thursday. Samantha Rice was arrested last week accused in a robbery at Community Trust Bank in Winchester 12 years ago. The Powell County sheriff's... more »
  • Police: Pulaski Co. Man Served With EPO Wields Gun

    August 13, 2014 8:12 PM

    Pulaski County deputies say they came face-to-face with a gun wielding man Monday. It happened when they tried to serve an EPO. Officers say James Mounce finally dropped his weapon after a brief struggle. He was taken to jail where he was booked on charges of assault, menacing... more »
  • Not Guilty Plea Entered For Man Accused Of Rape, Kidnapping Play Video

    August 11, 2014 12:30 PM

    A judge entered a not guilty plea and appointed an attorney for a Clark County man accused of abducting and raping a child last week. James "Jimmy" Bullock was arrested on Tuesday after police say they found him hiding in a hole underneath his trailer floor with a 13-year-old... more »
  • 2 Charged In Ashland With Making Incendiary Device

    August 11, 2014 10:53 AM

    ASHLAND, Ky. (AP) - Court records show an Ashland man and his girlfriend have been charged with making Molotov cocktail-like incendiary devices and setting them off in a railroad tunnel near a housing complex. The Independent reports that Joseph R. Waugh Jr. and Jessica L. Greer are both charged with... more »
  • Arrest Made In Clay County Hunter Death

    August 8, 2014 6:21 PM

    A man has been arrested in connection to a shooting in Clay County that left one hunter dead and another injured back in April. 61-year-old Dwight Hughes was booked into the Clay County Detention Center Friday afternoon charged with murder, assault and wanton endangerment. According to the Clay County Sheriff's... more »
  • Clark County Man Faces Rape, Kidnapping Charges Play Video

    August 6, 2014 12:34 PM

    Frantic parents called 911 Tuesday night after they couldn't find their 10-year-old daughter who had been playing outside in Winchester's Quick Shop trailer park. And the urgency to find her was stepped up when other kids said she'd been taken earlier by a man. When officers questioned some of... more »
  • Man Accused Of Threatening Congressman Says He Is Innocent Play Video

    August 5, 2014 3:55 PM

    The man accused of making terroristic threats toward a Kentucky congressman and fleeing police is now behind bars, from where he says police have it all wrong. Police say they followed Russell Little for more than 30 miles on Interstate 75 Monday into Rockcastle County, where the chase ended,... more »
  • Two Arrested After Chase In Frankfort

    August 5, 2014 3:11 PM

    Two people were arrested after they tried to escape a traffic stop when police suspected they were driving a stolen vehicle. Kentucky State Police say a trooper noticed what he believed to be a stolen vehicle traveling on the East West Connector in Frankfort. Instead of stopping, the... more »
  • Indiana Woman Who Ran Away With Daughter Found In Clark County Play Video

    August 4, 2014 6:21 PM

    Federal investigators say an Indiana woman took her 9-year-old daughter on the run after a judge awarded custody to the girl's father. A year later, the woman and daughter were found hiding in a bunker underneath a Clark County trailer. 35-year-old Aprille Hutsinpiller had been on the run since... more »
  • Woman Arrested In 12-Year-Old Bank Robbery Play Video

    August 4, 2014 6:17 PM

    An arrest was made more than a decade after police say two people robbed a Clark County bank at gunpoint. Samantha Rice was arrested Monday and charged with first degree robbery for her alleged role in the armed bank robbery at Community Trust Bank in Winchester in 2002. ... more »
  • Woman Indicted In Murder Of Ex-Husband

    August 4, 2014 5:46 PM

    A western Kentucky woman has been indicted in the murder of her ex-husband. 61-year-old Brenda Hardin is accused of killing 64-year-old Ronnie Hardin, whose body was found in an outbuilding in a Muhlenberg home last month. Investigators say Brenda moved her ex's truck while trying to cover up... more »
  • State Police Catch Man In Rockcastle County After Chase Play Video

    August 4, 2014 1:47 PM

    Kentucky State Police caught up with a man in Rockcastle County after a chase on Monday afternoon. The northbound lanes of Intersate 75 were shut down at mile marker 66 as police took the man into custody around 12:40 p.m. Police say the chase started in Laurel County around... more »
  • 2 Arrested In Jessamine County Burglary

    August 1, 2014 1:03 PM

    Police have arrested two people wanted for a Fourth of July break-in at a Jessamine County business. Katherine Hernandez and Deron Ratliff were picked up in Owsley County on Thursday, accused of breaking into the E-Z Mart in Nicholasville and stealing several cartons of cigarettes. They were both indicted Thursday.
  • Alleged Hospital Con Man Possibly Seen In Laurel County Play Video

    July 29, 2014 6:04 PM

    He's accused of telling a made-up sob story to prey on people all over the Bluegrass, even taking cash from the emotionally vulnerable. Gary Goodman, the man arrested earlier this month at the University of Kentucky Hospital, may have been caught in the act again in Laurel County. ... more »
  • Man Arrested After Intentional Hit-And-Run

    July 28, 2014 8:11 AM

    A man has been arrested after deputies say he intentionally hit a bicyclist with his vehicle and fled the scene. According to the Warren Cont Sheriff's Office, 37-year-old Raymond Long and 71-year-old Demond Tunstull, both of Bowling Green, had an argument at Brookwood Mobile Home Park Sunday evening. ... more »
  • Arrest Made In Lexington Gas Station Robbery

    July 26, 2014 10:43 AM

    A teen has been arrested in connection to a robbery at a Lexington gas station earlier this month. 18-year-old Kenny Ray Allen is behind bars and charged with robbery for his alleged role in a robbery at the Circle K gas station on Buckhorn Drive on July 13. ... more »
  • Lexington Man Leads Louisville Police On Two-State Chase

    July 25, 2014 11:55 AM

    A two-state police chase landed a Lexington man in handcuffs. Police in Louisville say they were trying to stop a car after a reported armed robbery at a gas station, but the driver took off, leading police into Indiana. Two men jumped from the vehicle and tried to run... more »
  • Judge Won't Step Down In Double Slaying Case

    July 25, 2014 10:42 AM

    HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) - The judge overseeing the 20-year-old slaying case involving two former Oak Grove police officers has declined to step aside. Christian Circuit Judge John Atkins on Thursday turned away a defense request to recuse himself because of his prior involvement with the prosecutor's office at the... more »
  • Boone County Coach Pleads Guilty To Sex Abuse Charges

    July 23, 2014 3:58 PM

    A volunteer coach in Boone County has been sentenced for sexually abusing six boys. Michael Schweitzer pleaded guilty Wednesday morning and will spend 35 years behind bars. He was arrested in June 2013 on charges of sodomy and unlawful transaction with a minor. Sheriff's deputies say he molested a... more »
  • Lexington Police: 9-Month Drug Probe Ends In 55 Arrests

    July 21, 2014 1:52 PM

    Lexington police say they began wrapping up a nine-month long investigation last week, focusing on illegal drug activity in the east end of downtown Lexington. So far, police say the operation called "Operation Transformation," has led to a total of 55 arrests, with six sealed indictments pending. "This... more »
  • Knox County Escapee Arrested In North Carolina

    July 8, 2014 1:16 PM

    A Knox County inmate who escaped from a hospital almost two months ago has been arrested in North Carolina. Sandy Rice escaped from a Knox County hospital in May while there after an apparent overdose at the jail. Police say Rice went to the restroom, pulled out his IV and... more »
  • Police: Autistic Boy, 11, Kept In Cage

    July 2, 2014 3:12 PM

    SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - The parents of a severely autistic boy were arrested after investigators determined the 11-year-old had been kept in a large metal cage, possibly to control his violent outbursts, authorities said Wednesday. The cage - similar to an extra-large dog kennel - was found in... more »
  • Employees Hold Robbery Suspects At Gunpoint Play Video

    July 1, 2014 2:58 PM

    Police say employees at a Lexington jewelry store held three robbery suspects at gunpoint until police arrived at the scene. Employees said three men wearing hoodies walked into the Castle Jewelry on New Circle Road and smashed one of the glass cases full of Rolex watches with a sledgehammer.... more »
  • Man Accused Of Seriously Injuring Toddler

    July 1, 2014 1:02 PM

    An eastern Kentucky man is accused of seriously hurting a toddler Monday night. The Ashland Daily Independent reports Joseph Blankenship was arrested after being left alone with his girlfriend's 20-month-old. Police were called after the child was taken to the hospital with a life-threatening subdural hemorrhage. Blankenship is being held... more »
  • Man Charged In Attorney's Murder Pleads Not Guilty Play Video

    June 30, 2014 3:52 PM

    The man accused of fatally shooting a prominent defense attorney in Somerset last week pleaded not guilty in court Monday afternoon. Inabitt was arrested immediately after he shot Mark Stanziano several times in front of the attorney's office Friday morning, according to officials. Many members of Stanziano's family were... more »
  • Man Arrested In Connection To Campus Robbery, Assault

    June 30, 2014 3:30 PM

    A man has been arrested in connection with a robbery and beating incident at an apartment near the University of Kentucky campus earlier this month. 21-year-old Derrick L. Quarles was arrested by Kentucky State Police in Logan County on warrants issued by Lexington Police in relation to a robbery... more »
  • Arrest Made In Nationwide Jewelry Theft Play Video

    June 27, 2014 5:28 PM

    An arrest has been made in Lousville after thousands of dollars in jewelry were stolen across the country. Police say several men stole from Genesis Diamonds on Shelbyville Road and Treasure Jewelers inside Jefferson Mall at the beginning of the year. Ussuan Chamizo was arrested Thursday afternoon at a... more »