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  • Police Search For Mother Of Woman Arrested In Financial Crime Investigation Play Video

    April 22, 2014 11:41 AM

    The daughter of a man whose remains were found in a Lexington storage unit in January has been arrested, accused of stealing her father's social security benefits. Now, police are looking for the woman's mother. 49-year-old Judith Maria Broughton has been indicted and arrested in Texas for allegedly stealing... more »
  • 5 Charged In Kidnapping Of NC Prosecutor's Father

    April 10, 2014 2:57 PM

    WAKE FOREST, N.C. (AP) - A North Carolina man whose daughter prosecutes violent crimes was rescued by an elite FBI team after he was kidnapped and terrorized for five days in what authorities described as an act of retaliation involving the Bloods street gang. Five people were arrested following a... more »
  • Louisvlle Man Convicted Of Fatal DUI Arrested For Another DUI

    April 10, 2014 11:06 AM

    A Louisville man who pleaded guilty to a deadly drunk driving accident in 2009 is facing another DUI charge. Cody File was arrested Wednesday night in Shelby County. File was out on shock probation after completing eight months of a 14-year sentence in the drunk driving crash that... more »
  • Franklin County Couple Found Passed Out In Running Car With Child Play Video

    April 8, 2014 11:36 AM

    A Franklin County couple is behind bars after they were found under the influence of narcotics in a running car with an infant in the backseat. Franklin County Sheriff's deputies arrested Paul Rearden, 28, and Christie Rearden, 27, Monday afternoon after finding them under the influence of oxycodone inside... more »
  • Man Arrested After Allegedly Robbing Woman He Gave Ride To

    April 4, 2014 10:43 AM

    A man was arrested after he robbed a woman whom he was giving a ride to, police said. George Wagers, 24, of Manchester was arrested shortly after the alleged robbery occurred Thursday afternoon. Police say the victim said she got a ride from Wagers on Belles Fork Road... more »
  • Two Arrested In Lawrenceburg Could Be Connected To Multi-State ATM Thefts Play Video

    April 3, 2014 3:35 PM

    Police say two men arrested after allegedly stealing from a gas station ATM in Lawrenceburg could be connected to several ATM thefts in five states. According to court documents, police arrested Johnathan Hall and Kevin Sheehan on March 18 after a theft at the Redi Mart gas station in... more »
  • Richmond Police Make Arrest In Violent Apartment Robbery

    April 1, 2014 11:51 AM

    Richmond Police arrested and charged a man in connection to an apartment robbery from February. Mark Thompson, 30, was arrested at his home on Monday and charged with robbery first degree in connection to a violent robbery at an apartment in Richmond on Feb. 21. Police say a... more »
  • Ohio Murder Suspect Arrested In Lexington

    March 27, 2014 10:48 AM

    Lexington Police have arrested an Ohio murder suspect Thursday morning. Officials say Phillip Coleman, III was arrested in Lexington Thursday around 9:30 a.m. at a Greyhound bus station. Coleman is accused of shooting and killing 24-year-old Deandrew Jackson, who was found dead March 21 in Hamilton, a city... more »
  • Man Wanted In Lexington Stabbing Turns Self In Play Video

    March 19, 2014 11:42 AM

    A Lexington man wanted in a stabbing that happened Tuesday morning turned himself in to police about 24 hours after the incident. 41-year-old Edward Pointer, accused of stabbing the father of girlfriend's son, walked into a US Marine recruiting station on Mt. Tabor Road Wednesday morning and asked the... more »
  • Three Arrested, Charged With Throwing Rocks At Passing Trucks Play Video

    March 14, 2014 6:36 AM

    Kentucky State Police have arrested three people in connection with rock throwing incidents along a Nicholas County highway. The Nicholas County sheriff says his office received several tips after LEX 18 aired a story about people throwing rocks at trucks along a stretch of US-68. Deputies say truckers have... more »
  • Jury Finds Man Guilty In 2010 Shooting Death

    March 12, 2014 5:20 PM

    The man charged in a 2010 Lexington murder was found guilty by a jury Wednesday afternoon. A jury found Terrence Sims guilty of murder in the shooting death of 33-year-old Steven Kanavaugh, who was shot and killed in June of 2010. Sims was caught for the crime three... more »
  • Police: Mother Found Drunk In Car With Toddler

    March 7, 2014 1:07 PM

    A Bourbon County mother was arrested after police say they found her drunk in a car with her 3-year-old son. According to an arrest citation, when police found Phylicia Peterson in her car outside the Dollar Tree on Letton Road, she smelled of alcohol and couldn't speak clearly. Her... more »
  • Florence Man Accused Of Raping Teenager

    March 7, 2014 1:02 PM

    A Florence man has been arrested, accused of raping of a 14-year-old girl. The Boone County Sheriff's Office arrested and charged Daniel 28-year-old Corrales Saturnino with rape first degree and sexual abuse first degree after he impregnated a 14-year-old girl. Officials say when Corrales Saturnino found out the girl... more »
  • Man Arrested After Allegedly Abandoning Wheelchair Bound Mother Play Video

    March 4, 2014 12:46 PM

    Temperatures have been well below freezing for the past few nights but sheriff's deputies said that didn't stop a man from leaving his wheelchair bound mother outside in a tent. She was found in the Possum Hollow area of the Dayhoit Community in Harlan County. Deputies said her... more »
  • Arrest Warrant Issued For State Employee Charged With Child Pornography Play Video

    February 27, 2014 12:20 PM

    An arrest warrant has been issued for a state employee busted for looking at child porn at work. The Laurel County court confirms that they have issued an arrest warrant for Gordon Bowers after he didn't show up for a court appearance last Friday. The state environmental scientist... more »
  • Woman Arrested In Connection To Speedway Robberies In Nicholasville

    February 7, 2014 11:00 AM

    Nicholasville Police have arrested a woman they say is responsible for two robberies at a Speedway gas station. Police were called to the Speedway on North Main and Barnes Street shortly after 1:00 a.m. Friday where the physical description of the robber was similar to the description of a... more »
  • Bourbon County Officer Arrested For Introducing Contraband To Jail

    January 17, 2014 4:13 PM

    A Bourbon County man has been arrested after an investigation of contraband being brought into the county's jail. Officer Jimmy Billups, Jr., 45, of Paris, was arrested on charges related to the introduction of contraband material into the Bourbon County Regional Jail. The investigation stemmed from a November 2013... more »
  • Man Injured In Rockcastle County Shooting

    January 17, 2014 1:26 PM

    A Rockcastle County man was sent to the hospital with a gunshot wound to the leg Wednesday. State Police were called to a home on Rogers Road around 2 p.m. Friday afternoon. They say Josh Bell and Brandon Robinson got into an argument and Bell shot Robinson... more »
  • Passenger Says Flight Attendant Acted Strange Before Flight Play Video

    January 16, 2014 12:53 PM

    Cheryl Vanstraten was one of the passengers on the connecting flight from Lexington to Detroit, in which a flight attendant was arrested for being drunk right before take off. Vanstraten said she smelled alcohol on the plane, but thought it was one of the passengers, never thinking it was... more »
  • Marijuana Growing Systems Found In Knox County Home

    January 16, 2014 12:03 PM

    A Knox County man was arrested after deputies found two indoor marijuana growing systems inside his home. Knox County Sheriff's Deputies were responding to a theft complaint on Hancock Ave. in Corbin, when they came across a neighbor who, they say, smelled of marijuana. During further investigation and... more »
  • Jefferson County Man Pleads Guilty To Multiple Bank Robberies

    January 15, 2014 3:00 PM

    LOUISVILLE - A Louisville man pleaded guilty in court Wednesday to robbing four Jefferson County banks during a two-week period. Robert S. Manley, 47, admitted to using force, violence and intimidation when he robbed the four banks between Dec. 20-31 in 2012. Manley is charged for taking $2,170... more »
  • Fla. Theater Suspect Had Commendable Police Career

    January 15, 2014 11:37 AM

    WESLEY CHAPEL, Fla. (AP) - A Florida sheriff says a retired Tampa police officer's praiseworthy career doesn't offset the severity of the charge that he shot and killed another man after an argument at a movie theater over texting. Curtis Reeves, 71, is charged with second-degree murder in the... more »
  • Charges Upgraded In Letcher County Stabbing Death

    January 2, 2014 4:08 PM

    Additional charges have been filed against a Pike County man already arrested for his involvement in a New Year's morning assault that left one man dead and two others injured in Letcher County. 27-year-old Patrick Smith, of Marrowbone in Pike County, is now being charged with one count of... more »
  • Pulaski County Man Arrested For Abuse Of Toddler

    January 2, 2014 11:34 AM

    A Pulaski County man was arrested Thursday after an investigation into the criminal abuse of a two-year-old child. Somerset Police said on Oct. 18 of last year, Robert J. Miller, 22, drove the unconscious child from downtown Somerset to Bob Evans where the child's mother was employed. 911 was... more »
  • Corbin Man Wanted On Robbery, Rape Charges Turns Self In Play Video

    January 1, 2014 5:53 PM

    A man who has been wanted by Corbin Police since September 2012 for allegedly holding three people against their will at a hotel has turned himself in. Corbin Police say Ricky Vaughn is one of two men who on Sept. 15, 2012, forced their way into a room at... more »
  • Man Arrested In Alleged Kidnapping Of Two Madison County Women

    December 31, 2013 1:23 PM

    A man has been arrested after two Madison County women told police they had been held against their will for hours. Justin Kavanaugh faces several charges including kidnapping and attempted rape. The women told police, they had been at a club in Lexington over the weekend when they... more »
  • Woman Accused Of Planning Fake Funeral To Go To Trial

    December 31, 2013 11:51 AM

    A Campbell County woman accused of using a fake funeral to steal money will go to trial in 2014. Tara Harmon was accused of burglary and illegal use of a credit card. Police say she went into a restaurant in November claiming to be raising money to bury... more »
  • Two Arrested, One On The Loose In Bowling Green Meth Lab Investigation

    December 27, 2013 1:15 PM

    Two people have been arrested, and one remains on the loose, after deputies found a meth lab at a family home in Warren County. Warren County Sheriff's Deputies went to the home on Timberhill Avenue in Bowling Green around Thursday 2:00 p.m.after they received a call about a possible... more »
  • Man Arrested In Boyle County Robbery

    December 23, 2013 11:58 AM

    Danville Police have arrested a man in connection to a Boyle County robbery from last week. 21-year-old Cameron Cloyd has been arrested and charged with robbery and burglary first degree. A victim told police he gave two men a ride to the Shakerpoint Apartments and wen inside with... more »
  • Episode of MTV's True Life Lands Two In Jail

    December 23, 2013 11:02 AM

    Kentucky State Police have arrested two people from Grayson, KY, after the airing of a reality television episode in which, police say, they were seen engaging in trafficking and possession of controlled substances, and placing juveniles in unsafe situations. Cortney J. Howard, 26, and David Robert Nickell, 33 were... more »
  • Pulaski County Teen Accused Of Making Bomb Threats At School

    December 16, 2013 3:29 PM

    The Pulaski County Sheriff's Office has arrested a Somerset teen accused of making threats against a Pulaski County school. Investigators say a student at Southwestern High School received threatening text messages on Monday, suggesting a fellow student was planning to detonate fire bombs and shoot up the school. The... more »
  • Lincoln County Teen Charged In Fire That Killed Grandparents Play Video

    November 21, 2013 6:37 PM

    LOUISVILLE (AP) - A teenager has been charged with starting a house fire that killed her grandparents, a relative said Thursday, leaving the grieving family to wonder what events led to the tragedy. Kentucky State Police said only that a juvenile, whom they didn't identify, was in custody facing two... more »
  • Rockcastle County Mother Arrested For Exposing Toddler To Cold Weather Play Video

    November 19, 2013 9:20 PM

    A Rockcastle County mother is in trouble because, police say, she exposed her daughter to the elements following a fight. Police say it started with a fight between a father and daughter at a Rockcastle County home Monday night. Deputies say they were called to the home twice, but... more »
  • Parents Arrested After Toddler Found Wandering Play Video

    November 18, 2013 10:08 PM

    When someone spotted a young child alone near a highway in Laurel County Saturday, deputies were dispatched to check it out. Five-year-old Dale was returned safely to his mother, but his two-year-old brother was no where to be found. Neighbors say the two had gone out to play... more »
  • One Arrested After Shots Fired In Danville

    November 5, 2013 8:52 PM

    Danville Police have arrested a man they say was involved in a shooting Tuesday afternoon. Charles E. Hampton of Stanford was arrested in connection to a report of shots fired on Caldwell Street and Proctor Street near Danville High School Tuesday around 5:00 p.m. Witnesses told police two... more »
  • Police: Shooting Threats At Lexington School A Hoax Play Video

    November 5, 2013 7:59 PM

    Tuesday was a much quieter day on the campus of Tates Creek High School after police say they've gotten to the bottom of vicious rumors about a school shooting. Police have charged two teens in connection with the scare perpetuated over social media. Former Tates Creek High School student... more »
  • Danville Store To Close For Good After Three Murdered Inside Play Video

    November 1, 2013 8:23 PM

    It was the scene of much heartbreak, and much compassion in a Boyle County town. Friday was the final day of business at the Danville store where three people lost their lives. A month after ABC Gold, Games and More was a murder scene, it reopened, but just for... more »
  • 2 Charged After Body Found Under Trailer

    October 28, 2013 8:06 PM

    ALBANY, Ky. (AP) - Police say two people have been charged with murder after a body was discovered under a trailer in south-central Kentucky. State police say 21-year-old Andrea M. Byler and 52-year-old Michael E. Thompson, both of Albany, were arrested on Sunday in the death of 19-year-old Jimmy... more »
  • Man Indicted For Murder In Lexington Carjacking Incident

    October 17, 2013 9:18 PM

    A man has been indicted for murder in the case of a Lexington driver who died after a carjacking back in August. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports 31-year-old Joel Searcy is charged in the death of 82-year-old Donald "Leroy" Cooke. Police say Searcy jumped into Cooke's truck at the... more »
  • Scott County Burglar Caught In The Act

    October 15, 2013 8:35 PM

    Police say a Scott County woman was caught red-handed breaking into her former workplace. Georgetown Police say Betsy Clemons told them she was a former employee, who was owed about $5,000 by Global Supply in Georgetown. But the 29-year-old apparently forgot about the alarm when investigators say she... more »
  • Eight Children Taken From Woman's Care After Drug Bust

    October 9, 2013 7:31 PM

    Eight kids were removed from a Louisville woman's care after a marijuana bust. Police raided Michelle Oliver's home Tuesday. Investigators say the 31-year-old admitted to smoking marijuana and found pot as well as other paraphernalia at the home, along with the children who are all under the age... more »
  • Police: Woman Shoots Sister In The Head

    October 9, 2013 6:39 PM

    An argument between two sisters turned violent Wednesday morning in Mason County. 28-year-old Ankara Alvarado is charged with attempted murder after police say she fired a single shot at her sister Erica Woodruff. Woodruff was airlifted to the hospital with a gun shot wound to the head. ... more »
  • One Arrested In Home Invasion Robbery, Two On The Loose

    October 8, 2013 3:23 PM

    Detectives have arrested a man they say was involved in a home invasion robbery near Florence. Thomas Powell III, 42, of Erlanger, was arrested Tuesday for his participation in the robbery that happened Monday around 11:40 a.m. on Centercrest Lane in the Oakbrook Subdivision near Florence. Investigators say... more »
  • Somerset Man Indicted For Planning Kidnapping, Murder

    October 7, 2013 5:21 PM

    A Somerset man has been indicted on charges that he was planning a kidnapping and murder. In Sept. 2013, the Pulaski County Sheriff's Office received information that Steven Matthew Perry had written out plans about his desire to "rescue" a 16-year-old teen from her parent's house and "neutralize" her... more »
  • Man Arrested For Stealing Candy, Money

    October 4, 2013 7:52 PM

    A man was arrested for stealing candy from a school and money from a 75-year-old man. Louisville Police picked up the man Thursday after the victims from last month's thefts identified him. Investigators say Scott Sublett went over to someone's home and asked for money for a hotel... more »
  • Knox County Mother Arrested After Children Left Home Alone

    October 3, 2013 4:10 PM

    A Knox County mother is behind bars after police say she did drugs, crashed her car and left the kids alone at home. Officials say 34-year-old Shannon Messer crossed over the center line and hit another car head-on. When she was taken to the hospital, police say she... more »
  • Woman Arrested In Connection To Lexington Fatal Stabbing

    October 3, 2013 11:18 AM

    Lexington Police have arrested and charged a woman in connection with a homicide investigation after a man was found stabbed inside a Lexington home. Police arrested Melinda Dawn Morgan Thursday morning a few hours after the incident. Thursday morning, around 5:28 a.m., officers were called to the home... more »
  • Oklahoma Prisoner Dialed 911 To Report Escape

    September 26, 2013 7:48 PM

    TULSA, Okla. (AP) - Prisoner Joshua Silverman passed up a taste of freedom this week and called the police instead. Silverman could have fled with two other inmates who stole the unattended transport van he was riding in, but he dialed 911 and alerted authorities about the escape. ... more »
  • Nursing Home Employees Indicted For Using Company Credit Card Inappropriately

    September 24, 2013 7:18 PM

    Three Fleming County nursing home employees have been indicted for using a company credit card for their own personal spending. According to the indictment, Kimberly Waller, Julie Watson and Cyle Hazelrigg allegedly used the card given to them by their employer, Pioneer Trace Nursing Home. Watson and Hazelrigg... more »
  • Man Arrested In Laurel County Accused Of Scam

    September 17, 2013 9:43 PM

    An Indiana man was arrested in Laurel County Tuesday morning accused of attempting a charity scam. 61-year-old Wasyl Taran of Greenwood Lane, Indiana, is accused of trying to scam a check of $575 from an individual saying that it would be used for a charity. He was charged... more »
  • Former Jessamine County Judge Executive Candidate Arrested

    September 17, 2013 8:37 PM

    A one time candidate for Jessamine County judge executive is now in jail on an arrest warrant out of Georgia. The Jessamine Journal reports 53-year-old Mark Tucker is wanted on charges of impersonating a peace officer, burglary, possession of a gun during a crime and damaging property. Tucker... more »
  • Tennessee Fugitive Turns Self In To Kentucky Trooper

    September 11, 2013 5:43 PM

    Police say a man approached an officer Wednesday morning saying he believed to be wanted. A trooper who was patrolling on US Highway 25 in London Wednesday said 38-year-old Michael Ford, II approached him around 10:45 a.m. ad said he thought he was wanted in Tennessee and wanted to... more »
  • Man Accused In Lexington Restaurant Robbery Pleads Not Guilty

    September 10, 2013 4:33 PM

    The man who police say robbed a Lexington Subway last Thursday entered a "not guilty" plea in court Tuesday afternoon. Police say the victim in the hold-up recognized 34-year-old Jeffery Martin, who police say was walking down Loudon Avenue Monday. Officers caught up with Martin, who they say,... more »
  • Two Officers Assaulted After Chase In Lexington

    September 10, 2013 3:45 PM

    A foot chase had a violent ending for two Lexington police officers. Investigators say they were treated for minor injuries after a man got physical with them during the early morning chase on Tuesday. Police say Glenn Atkins crashed his car on Versailles Road near Mason Headley and, when... more »
  • Woman Arrested After Robbing Bank

    August 28, 2013 8:40 PM

    An Indiana woman faces a robbery charge after police say she robbed a bank on Dixie Highway in July. Surveillance pictures from the bank show a woman holding up the PNC Bank July 15th. Police say 28year-old Brittany Wilson gave the teller a threatening note, took the money and... more »
  • Third Suspect Arrested In Case Of Child Burned With Drain Cleaner

    August 28, 2013 8:29 PM

    A third suspect has been arrested in connection to the case of a child being burned with drain cleaner. On Wednesday afternoon, officials located Krystal E. Hampton at a home on Hwy 92 in McCreary County. She was arrested without incident on an outstanding warrant charging her with... more »
  • Louisville Woman Arrested After Officer Saw Her Hitting A Child

    August 23, 2013 9:16 PM

    A Louisville woman faces child abuse charges after what an officer and neighbors say they witnessed at a busy intersection on Thursday. The arrest report states Christy M. Williams hit a boy in the back knocking him to the ground. During the encounter, the arresting officer heard yelling... more »
  • Man Arrested In Connection To Barbourville Business Losses In Excess Of $125,000

    August 22, 2013 6:40 PM

    Barbourville Police charged a 48-year-old Pineville man in connection to theft and fraud investigations for Bingham Tire in Barbourville. Bingham Tire had been showing losses in inventory in recent months, causing the company to implement new policies to track deliveries and sales. Through the new policies book keepers... more »
  • Police: Lexington Club Sexual Abuse Captured On Surveillance Camera Play Video

    August 20, 2013 6:55 PM

    Police say some of what happened to an unconscious Melissa Kline-Smiley inside the Fillies Gentleman's club in Lexington on July 25th was captured by a surveillance camera. Newly-available police documents detail what's seen on that video. Police say it shows Clyde Sexton moving Smiley's body in the women's... more »
  • Taylorsville Police Officer Arrested

    August 12, 2013 8:04 PM

    A police officer found himself on the other side of the law last weekend. Spencer County Sheriff's Deputies arrested a Taylorsville police officer after a domestic violence incident early Saturday morning. Officer Thomas Schultz Junior was picked up at his home on Goodlet Road and now faces charges... more »
  • Deputy Jailers Charged In Death of Perry County Inmate

    August 6, 2013 6:42 PM

    Police say two deputy jailers have been indicted by a Perry County Grand Jury following an investigation into the death of an inmate at the Kentucky River Regional Jail. Evidence was presented to the grand jury on Friday resulting in indictments being returned against Damon Hickman, age 36 of... more »
  • Two Arrests Made In Connection To 2011 Harlan County Murder Play Video

    July 30, 2013 8:39 PM

    Two arrests have been made in connection to the murder of James Feltner. State police have charged Carl Justin Simpson and Thomas Polson with murder and tampering with physical evidence. Polson is also charged with Robbery. Felltner was reported missing in July 2011. His body was found in the... more »
  • Louisville Mother Charged With Endangerment After Toddler Missing For 12 Hours

    July 22, 2013 8:15 PM

    A Louisville mother is facing endangerment charges after her toddles was found wandering. Police say 27-year-old Emilie Magaya reported her child missing after the toddler was picked up by late watch officers outside an apartment building. Investigators say Magaya called them Sunday and said the 18-month-old had disappeared... more »
  • 2 Arrests, More Likely After Fight In Mayfield

    August 23, 2011 9:13 AM

    MAYFIELD (AP) - Mayfield police have arrested two people and expect more will be charged after a fight that took two city police departments, three county sheriff's offices and the Kentucky State Police to control. City police sent three officers to a party early Sunday after getting a call that... more »
  • Three Arrested, Charged In Multiple Burglaries

    August 18, 2011 6:11 AM

    Police say three men arrested in connection with the burglary of a Garrard County pawn shop were behind burglaries in several different counties. Police spotted Tyler Jessie Roberts, 20, driving a stolen car in Madison County on Wednesday. They say it was loaded with weapons stolen from Cecil's Pawn... more »
  • Worldwide Porn Ring Bust Nabs Two Kentucky Men

    August 4, 2011 5:24 AM

    Federal law enforcement officials have announced the arrest of 72 people involved in a worldwide child pornography ring. Among those busted, two Kentucky men. Attorney General Eric Holder and Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano say "Dreamboard" was a private members-only website that required members to upload... more »
  • Suspects In Church A/C Thefts Arrested

    July 28, 2011 6:29 AM

    Menifee County Sheriff's deputies nabbed a pair of suspected thieves Wednesday. Deputies say Theresa Moore, 38, of Frenchburg, and Nicholas Caudill, 21, of Jeffersonville, stole air conditioning units, audio cables and a limited edition guitar from Bethel Baptist Church. "You are a pretty sad individual to do this... more »
  • Joint Investigation Leads To Burglary Arrests

    July 26, 2011 7:14 AM

    The Laurel and Mercer County Sheriff's Departments teamed up to make a burglary arrest. Deputies say George Fisher and Anita Banaszak broke into a Mercer County couple's car while they were camping at Holly bay on Laurel Lake. The suspects stole the couple's car house keys. Investigators say the... more »
  • Lexington Police Make Arrests After Chase

    July 19, 2011 5:13 AM

    Police arrested two men after a short chase and crash in Lexington early Tuesday morning. Police say they initially got a call reporting the alarm going off at the Stereo Warehouse on New Circle Road around 3 a.m. As police investigated, an officer at the scene noticed a car... more »
  • Louisville Police Made Over Dozen Arrests During Derby

    May 13, 2011 11:59 AM

    Louisville police say they made more than two dozen arrests for disorderly conduct and alcohol-related offenses during last weekend's Kentucky Derby and kicked even more people out for coming in with fake passes. The Louisville Courier-Journal reports police found 30 counterfeit passes and escorted the holders out of Churchill... more »
  • Two Arrested In Leslie County Murder Case

    May 5, 2011 5:59 AM

    On Wednesday evening, Kentucky State Police made two arrests in the murder of a Leslie County man. Last October, Norman Adams died when his ATV went plummeting down an embankment. It was first considered an accident, but after further investigation, police say they determined it was a murder. ... more »
  • Search For Fugitives Leads To Other Arrests

    April 6, 2011 9:18 AM

    The search for two suspects who fled from a Somerset police officer Monday morning led to the arrest of three other people on active warrants Tuesday. Police say Christopher Lair, 32, ran from an officer and escaped when the officer fell due to low light conditions, injuring his head... more »
  • Alert Guard Leads Police To Suspected Shoplifters

    February 22, 2011 5:17 AM

    A quick thinking security guard alerted Lexington police to a suspicious vehicle, leading to two arrests early Monday morning. And police say the suspects may be connected to a shoplifting scam. The security guard called police, concerned the people in the van were trying to steal copper from... more »
  • Man Faces Hundreds Of Sex Charges

    February 21, 2011 5:51 PM

    MADISONVILLE(AP) -Kentucky State Police say a western Kentucky man faces 288 sex-related charges after a raid on his home led to the seizure of electronic equipment. Trooper Stu Recke says 35-year-old Jonathan M. Brown of Madisonville is charged with committing sexual crimes with a victim under 16-years-old. Brown was in... more »
  • Two Arrested After Bell County Robbery That Locked Down Nearby School

    January 5, 2011 4:46 PM

    Two men were arrested in Bell County Wednesday afternoon following an armed robbery that caused the lockdown of a nearby school. The incident happened at about 12:15 p.m. at the Vendors Mall on US 25E near Middlesboro. State police say two male suspects robbed the business at gunpoint and... more »
  • Three Arrested In Lexington Murder

    November 29, 2010 4:46 PM

    Three people, including a juvenile, have been arrested after an altercation early Monday morning in Lexington that left one man dead and another critically wounded. Police say they arrived on the scene along Hedgewood Court in the Woodhill neighborhood around 2:20 a.m. and found one man dead from gunshot... more »
  • Arrest After Shelby County Chase

    November 4, 2010 8:32 AM

    Police in Shelby County arrested two men after a chase on Wednesday afternoon. Kentucky State Police say a trooper tried to pull over a car with a cracked mirror along Scott Station Road when the driver took off. Police gave chase and the car ultimately crashed through three fences.... more »
  • Police Return To Robbed Home; Find Drugs

    October 21, 2010 7:24 AM

    Lexington police made two arrests after discovering drugs at a house that was robbed earlier Wednesday night. Police say a man with a gun, wearing a Scream mask, forced his way into a home along Burley Avenue around 8:15 p.m. He got away with some cash. A police K9... more »
  • Police Search For At Least A Dozen Burglary Suspects

    October 20, 2010 5:47 AM

    Police arrested two suspects and continue to search for others after a burglary at a Lexington business Tuesday night. Police say they got a call reporting that at least a dozen people were dropped off along Rockcastle Avenue. When officers arrived, they saw flashlights roving around the Baker Iron... more »
  • Armed Citizen Holds Thieves Until Police Arrive

    October 18, 2010 1:32 PM

    An vigilant armed citizen in Richmond caught two thieves red handed and held them at gunpoint until police arrived. Police say they got a call around 12:40 a.m. Monday on a report of a vehicle theft in progress along Bennington Court. When officers arrived, they found two men on... more »
  • Pair Arrested Connected To String Of Danville Burglaries

    September 23, 2010 7:56 AM

    Danville police arrested a couple suspected in a string of residential burglaries on Wednesday. Five of the six homes hit over the weekend of Sept. 18 were in the Colonial Heights and Candlewood subdivisions off Shakertown Road. Police say they arrested Jesse Noe, 31, of Lancaster, and Stephanie Baker, 23,... more »
  • Neighbor Rescues Family From Burning Home, Arrests Made

    September 23, 2010 5:47 AM

    A neighbor helped a family of four escape their burning home in Lexington early Thursday morning, and the fire department made three arrests. The blaze broke out in a trailer along Eastland Drive around 2 a.m. Butch Martin, a neighbor, spotted the flames and kicked down the door, alerting the... more »
  • Police Dig Up Property Of Man Arrested In 2006 Bombing

    September 21, 2010 3:15 PM

    Police in Marion County on Monday were digging up part of the property of a man charged in the 2006 bombing whose daughter-in-law has been missing since July. William Joseph (Joey) Rigdon, Sr., 48, is charged with first-degree arson, four counts of attempted murder, first-degree criminal mischief and possession of... more »
  • Deputies Find Meth Lab In Truck After Chase

    August 25, 2010 8:16 AM

    Laurel County Sheriff's deputies arrested two people on multiple charges, including manufacturing meth, after a short chase in Laurel County Tuesday morning. Police say two deputies were on patrol along KY-1956, about five miles west of London, around 6 a.m., when they spotted a 1990 Nissan pickup approaching in their... more »
  • Accused Church Burglars Arrested

    July 22, 2010 10:25 PM

    Seven churches hit in 30 days. Now investigators say they've arrested the three people who are responsible for vandalizing and burglarizing Pulaski county churches. Investigators say a tip led deputies to Parvin Trailer Park where they arrested Kimberly Flynn, 27. Flynn then led detectives to her alleged accomplices, 18-year-old John... more »
  • Police Make Arrests In Danville Robbery And Assault

    July 7, 2010 6:02 AM

    Police say they have arrested two people in connection with a robbery and assault at a Danville Cash Advance. Police say they arrested Arlen C. Castle, 42, and Darlene M. Castle, 38, early Wednesday morning after developing leads provided by neighboring businesses. Officers arrested Arlen Castle without incident at his... more »
  • Six People Arrested In Drug Bust

    June 30, 2010 10:29 AM

    Six people are behind bars following a drug bust in Pulaski County. Police and detectives obtained a search warrant for a home in the Slate Branch community following an investigation and found the house was being used to sell illegal drugs. Tuesday, the Sheriff's Department executed the warrant at the... more »
  • Four Arrested In Pulaski Bribery Scheme

    June 11, 2010 6:11 AM

    They tried to buy a man's freedom. Instead, they lost their own. Police in Pulaski County say they arrested four people after they tried to bribe a Commonwealth's Attorney. Investigators say Everett Hyden approached Commonwealth's Attorney Eddy F. Montgomery and offered him $20,000 in exchange for the release of Brandon... more »