July 10, 2014 4:46 PM
It now looks like a Madison County couple who pleaded guilty to accusations they traded their underage children to complete strangers won't spend any more time behind bars.
Kathy and Anthony Hart were arrested in 2011 accused of pimping out their 13 and 14-year-old daughters for clothes, money and... more »
July 8, 2014 3:19 PM
A fire broke out at a historic building in downtown Richmond Tuesday afternoon.
Officials say an apartment on the second floor of Mexi Hollywood Restaurant caught on fire just before 3 p.m.
Officials say a man and a woman were rescued from a bedroom in the apartment. No... more »
July 2, 2014 4:01 PM
Kentucky State Police is investigating a fire that occurred at Brooks Lane in the area of Madison Village, just north of Richmond.
Police say the fire that destroyed the single story residence was reported just before 4:00 a.m. Monday. The cause of the fire is still under investigation. There... more »
June 30, 2014 6:14 AM
Fire destroyed a Madison County home early Monday morning.
The fire along Brooks Road on the north side of Richmond was first reported around 4 a.m. Officials say nobody was inside at the time and there were no reported injuries.
Firefighters have not determined what caused the blaze.... more »
June 24, 2014 4:04 PM
An afternoon fire ripped through a Madison County home. Fire crews were called out shortly before 3 p.m.to Mcintosh Drive in Richmond, where police say a car parked in the driveway caught fire and the flames spread to the house.
No word on any possible injuries or if anyone... more »
June 23, 2014 6:44 PM
The new safety director for Scott County Schools, formerly a Madison County prosecutor, was charged last month with driving under the influence, driving without insurance and felony wanton endangerment.
But the felony charge was dismissed at his very first court hearing, and the driving without insurance charge was diverted... more »
June 20, 2014 9:08 AM
Police in Richmond say a man ran a woman down with his car Thursday morning.
Officers say Clarence Gentry, 58, got into an argument with his girlfriend after dropping her off at her home. Police say as she was walking through her yard, Gentry drove across the sidewalk and... more »
June 19, 2014 11:03 AM
A man was sent to the hospital after an RV crashed in Madison County Thursday morning.
It happened on Battlefield Memorial Highway between Richmond and Berea just north of Crooksville Road around 10 a.m.
Officials say the driver, 79-year-old James Mullins of Waynesville, Ohio, was the only person... more »
June 18, 2014 9:05 AM
Richmond police arrested a man after a robbery and chase that ended in a crash early Tuesday morning.
Police say the victim was outside Miller's Landing Car Wash on Red House Road when a man wearing a ski mask, and armed with a handgun and hammer, robbed him. The... more »
June 17, 2014 10:34 AM
Three people have been been arrested after nearly $14,000 were found at an apartment along with crystal meth, synthetic marijuana and methadone tablets. 53-year-old Harold Fowler of Berea, 24-year-old Gwendolyn Fowler of Berea and 27-year-old Richard Haight of Crab Orchard were arrested on Saturday after a search warrant was served... more »
June 17, 2014 9:02 AM
Madison County Sheriff's Office officials say a robbery victim trying to chase down the person who robbed him crashed into a pickup truck early Tuesday morning.
One person suffered injuries when the pickup truck and car collided. Deputies say the accident happened around 12:30 a.m. on Lost Fork Road,... more »
June 17, 2014 5:16 AM
One person suffered injuries when a pickup truck and car collided along a Madison County road early Tuesday morning.
Deputies say the accident happened around 12:30 a.m. on Lost Fork Road, north of Richmond. EMS took one victim to the hospital. Officials called that person's injuries non-life threatening.
... more »
June 16, 2014 12:24 PM
Two people were arrested in what Berea police are calling one of their biggest heroin busts in a while.
Officers arrested 27-year-old Catherine Leake of Bardstown and 38-year-old Neal "Mike" Stone of Richmond, who they say lived in the Brockton Apartments on Eastern Kentucky University's campus.
Berea Police... more »
June 13, 2014 2:49 PM
Two Madison County Detention Center inmates have been charged with helping a man escape from the facility last month.
According to the Richmond Register, William Combs and James Goble are charged with second degree escape accused of helping Roger Million escape on May 23.
Million turned himself in... more »
June 11, 2014 7:06 AM
Crews were called overnight to a fire at an aluminum plant in Madison County.
The fire was spotted just around 12:30 a.m. at the Novelis plant on Mayde Road in Berea.
No one was hurt.
"No one would normally work in the hot bag house area; it's... more »
June 10, 2014 8:06 AM
Officials believe a utility pole a man crashed into overnight in Madison County may have actually saved his life.
Deputies say the wires on the pole likely kept the 23-year-old from rolling off the highway. Officials say the man was behind the wheel of this truck when he lost... more »
June 9, 2014 10:55 PM
A Madison County woman said she was the target of a hate crime on Monday afternoon. Racial slurs were written on a note in front of the woman's Richmond house, then after calling police she said more messages appeared in her neighborhood.
It happened on North Poplar Street. The... more »
June 6, 2014 3:52 PM
Police say a child called 911 early Friday morning after several armed, masked men broke their way into a Madison County home.
Investigators were not immediately sure why a child had to call for help but when they arrived at the home on Berea Road around 2 a.m., one... more »
June 3, 2014 3:17 PM
Four people have been taken to the hospital after a head-on collision in Madison County Tuesday afternoon.
Two of the victims were flown to the University of Kentucky Hospital.
Police say a truck traveling south crossed the centerline on U.S. 25 in Berea and hit the SUV head... more »
May 30, 2014 9:29 AM
A Madison County escapee has turned himself in, jail officials said Friday.
Kentucky Sate Police say Roger Million, 24, was booked into the Madison County Detention Center just before 9 a.m. Friday.
Officials say Million escaped from the Madison County Detention Center last Friday by cutting a hole... more »
May 29, 2014 6:14 PM
Local agencies were notified by the jailer soon after a Madison County inmate escaped on Friday, but apparently no one told Kentucky State Police.
Roger Million escaped from the Madison County Detention Center Friday, but that was news to Kentucky State Police until Wednesday. With the help of two... more »
May 28, 2014 3:33 PM
Madison County officials say they have been looking for an escaped inmate since Friday.
Officials say Roger Million escaped from the Madison County Detention Center by cutting a hole in the recreation yard fence with the help of two other inmates, who have been charged in the case.
... more »
May 28, 2014 10:24 AM
Two military vehicles collided on Interstate 75 in Madison County Wednesday morning.
One person was taken to the hospital. Their condition is unknown. The crash happened northbound near the Exit 95 ramp, which has been blocked for clean up.
Repairs are being made to military vehicle, and the... more »
May 26, 2014 10:50 AM
The Madison County Coroner has identified the body found inside a Richmond home Sunday.
Officials say the parents of 50-year-old Ronald Randall have been notified about his death. They live in South Dakota.
The body was discovered by a friend of the man who stopped by to check... more »
May 23, 2014 10:54 AM
The Madison County woman found guilty of complicity in the murder and dismemberment of her ex-boyfriend's wife has been sentenced to a total of 31 years in prison.
Christina Marcum was sentenced to the 30 years recommended by the jury plus an extra one year for a new charge... more »
May 21, 2014 12:42 PM
The flags flew at half-staff in Madison County Wednesday morning during the heart-touching ceremony honoring several officers who paid the ultimate sacrifice.
Several law enforcement officers killed on the job were honored during the ceremony in Richmond, including Bardstown Police Officer Jason Ellis and McCracken County Sheriff Deputy Chad... more »
May 20, 2014 3:15 PM
Richmond Police have released a photo of a man wanted in connection to a shooting at a night club Tuesday morning that sent one person to the hospital with a gunshot wound to the leg.
Police are looking for Richard G. Duerson for his alleged involvement in the shooting... more »
May 20, 2014 5:46 AM
A witness has provided more information on a shooting in Madison County overnight.
Officers responded and put up crime scene tape around the Manhattan Club on East Water Street, near the EKU campus, around 1:30 a.m. Tuesday. An LEX 18 reporter spotted what appeared to be shell casings on... more »
May 20, 2014 4:59 AM
A bicyclist suffered injuries when a vehicle hit him in Madison County Monday night.
Police say the cyclist was riding along Speedwell Road, near the Bluegrass Army Depot, when the van struck him. The vehicle then swerved off the road.
EMS took the victim to UK Hospital for... more »
May 14, 2014 3:50 PM
An elderly driver is dead after her car flipped over when she drove off the road into a wooded area in Madison County Wednesday morning.
The Madison County Coroner says 70-year-old Barbara Carter lost control in a curve on Dreyfus Road, just past Bark Road, around 11:00 a.m. Her... more »
May 12, 2014 11:26 AM
A Michigan man has been arrested in Madison County after police say he abandoned a moving car that crashed into an apartment building last week.
Police say they attempted to conduct a traffic stop after a vehicle disregarded a stop sign at the intersection of of Ballard Drive and... more »
May 6, 2014 5:30 PM
The Madison County Coroner has confirmed an inmate at the detention center has died.
The coroner says Brandon Hacker may have a had a medical condition and had reported not feeling well in the past few days. He was taken to the hospital on Monday.
An autopsy is... more »
April 29, 2014 11:41 AM
A man being held in the Madison County Detention Center woke up with a long list of new charges for several robberies and burglaries Tuesday morning.
Christopher Lainhart, 28, had been arrested and charged in January for a Christmas Day robbery at a gas station on Berea Road and... more »
April 28, 2014 3:33 PM
FRANKFORT, Ky. - Surrounded by hundreds of students at Madison Middle School on Monday, Gov. Steve Beshear ceremonially signed Senate Bill 20, which designates October as "Anti-Bullying Month" each year in Kentucky.
The bill also creates a purple and yellow ribbon as the symbol for anti-bullying awareness in the... more »
April 28, 2014 1:05 PM
Richmond Police say they have arrested one of the people responsible for a brutal beating and robbery in Richmond last week.
Howard Dow, 32, was arrested last Thursday accused of being a part of a group that beat and robbed a man Wednesday night at an apartment complex on... more »
April 25, 2014 11:15 AM
A man at the center of a deadly crash in Madison County back in February has been indicted on a slew of charges.
56-year-old Bryan Mangan of Indiana is charged with six counts of wanton endangerment, tampering with physical evidence and aggravated driving under the influence, according to the... more »
April 21, 2014 8:45 AM
Kentucky State Police say an arson investigator will check out the scene of an overnight barn fire in Madison County.
The barn on Mount Vernon Road, along I-75 south of Berea, caught fire Sunday night. Firefighters quickly responded and saved the barn, but it did sustain some minor damage.... more »
April 14, 2014 5:42 PM
Richmond Police is asking for the public's help in finding a stolen tow truck.
Police say they received a call from Barger's Tire and Auto Center Sunday afternoon from where a wrecker worth about about $250,000 was stolen.
It's a road tractor with a detachable wrecker unit on... more »
April 11, 2014 10:57 AM
A Bengals player accused of waving a gun at a driver while traveling on Interstate 75 in a road rage incident has entered a not guilty plea.
Orson Charles, 23, pleaded not guilty in court Friday morning to charges of wanton endangerment first degree.
Charles was arreste d... more »
April 10, 2014 3:25 PM
The Madison County Sheriff's Office is looking for a suspect in a home invasion in the Union City area.
Officials are looking for Aaron Douglas Tate, 32, of Richmond in connection to a home invasion from March.
Officials say Tate broke into the home around 6 a.m. on... more »
April 9, 2014 8:51 AM
A Madison County motel was evacuated Wednesday morning after a meth lab was discovered in one of the rooms overnight.
Police say it appears a group of people rented out one motel room at the Bel Air on Lexington Road to house their meth-making operation. The group also rented... more »
April 4, 2014 8:24 AM
Kentucky State Police have released the name of the pedestrian killed in Madison County Thursday night.
Police say Heather Holwerda, 38, of Berea, was standing in the northbound lane of the Battlefield Memorial Highway when a car driven by Clint Combs, 22, struck her. She was pronounced dead at... more »
April 3, 2014 4:01 PM
It doesn't take all that much effort for the former principal of White Hall Elementary to think back to that day 40 years ago when he heard that his school had been damaged in a powerful twister and that there might have been people inside.
Former principal Merwyn Jackson... more »
April 1, 2014 6:19 PM
Richmond Police have arrested a man they say is responsible for several robberies in the city over the span of two months.
Additional charges have been filed against Anthony Ray, 35, after police say he is the man who robbed several Richmond businesses from December 2013 to January 2014.... more »
April 1, 2014 12:28 PM
A Maryland man has been arrested after trying to keep improper contact with a Madison County minor.
Andrew Parrish, 22, of Manchester, MD, was charged for several offenses relating to improper contact with an underage female after police say he lied about his age online, tried to lure a... more »
April 1, 2014 10:01 AM
A Bengals player was arrested in Madison County Monday after he allegedly waved a gun at a driver while traveling on Interstate 75.
Orson Charles, 23, was arrested shortly before 9 p.m. Monday after police say he pointed a gun several times at another driver on I-75 South.
... more »
March 31, 2014 1:02 PM
Police are taking a closer look at a burned down house in Richmond that looks to have the remnants of a meth lab.
The Richmond Fire Department put out flames a little after 4 a.m. Monday morning at a home on Barnes Mill Road.
The fire chief says... more »
March 27, 2014 4:37 PM
Police are searcing for the man who robbed a pharmacy in Madison County Wednesday afternoon.
It happened just after five at Richmond Drug on Berea Road.
Surveillance captured a photo of the robbery. Officials say the man had a handgun and demanded all the Percocet and Methodone pills.... more »
March 27, 2014 12:33 PM
The jury will begin deliberating Thursday after the defense and the prosecution presented their closing arguments in the Madison County murder trial of Christina Marcum.
Marcum is charged in the death of a woman whose body was found cut up in several garbage bags in Madison County in 2011.... more »
March 26, 2014 1:39 PM
Two forensic scientists with Kentucky State Police took the stand in day seven of a Madison County murder trial.
The first witness in the Christina Marcum trial Wednesday testified about blood evidence on some of the swabs from the house where police believe Angela Frazier was killed. That includes... more »
March 24, 2014 4:02 PM
Day 5 of the Christina Marcum trial was all about more cross-examination of the lead detective.
The defense asked Detective Brian Reeder again to name one piece of physical evidence that links Christina Marcum to the murder of Angela Frazier in 2011. The detective responded with Marcum's cell phone... more »
March 24, 2014 12:55 PM
Four people, including two employees and the director of a Richmond daycare, were arrested on drug charges after police found 58 packs of heroin in their homes.
Police and deputies searched homes on Richmond's North Cross Point Thursday finding 58 packs of heroin in folded lottery tickets.
Jermaine... more »
March 24, 2014 11:49 AM
Day five of a gruesome murder trial in Madison County begins Monday afternoon. Christina Marcum is charged with the 2011 murder of her ex-boyfriend's wife, Angela Frazier, whose dismembered body was found in multiple garbage bags in the woods in Madison County.
Last Monday during opening statements, the prosecution... more »
March 21, 2014 2:43 PM
Two Eastern Kentucky University employees were hurt Friday morning after a dump truck crashed.
The EKU garbage truck was traveling down Speedwell Drive when the driver ran off the road into a ditch. Deputies say he tried to over-correct and flipped the truck on the passenger side. Deputies say... more »
March 19, 2014 12:33 PM
The trial for a Madison County woman accused of killing her ex-boyfriend's wife in 2011 took up its third day Wednesday, with the prosecution presenting a recording of the accused.
The prosecution played an audio recording of Christina Marcum's DNA swab, in which she is heard talking to the... more »
March 18, 2014 1:52 PM
The trial of a Madison County woman accused of killing her ex-boyfriend's wife in 2011 continued in court Tuesday as witnesses took the stand.
Christina Marcum is charged with killing Angela Frazier in January of 2011. Frazier's husband, Jason Singleton, has been sentenced in the case, accused of dismembering... more »
March 17, 2014 6:00 PM
Monday morning, a jury was selected for the trial of the Madison County woman accused in the gruesome murder of her ex-boyfriend's wife in 2011.
Christina Marcum and her then boyfriend, Jason Singleton, were charged in the death of Angela Frazier-Singleton, who was married to Jason at the time... more »
March 17, 2014 1:00 PM
A jury has been seated in the Madison County trial of a woman accused in the gruesome murder of her then-boyfriend's wife.
Prosecutors say Christina Marcum and Jason Singleton killed and dismembered Angela Frazier-Singleton in January of 2011.
Singleton pleaded guilty to complicity to commit murder and other... more »
March 12, 2014 11:58 AM
A man was killed in a freak accident involving a gravel truck Wednesday morning in Madison County.
Officials say 63-year-old Michael Williams was run over and killed by a truck that was dropping off gravel at one of his properties off Highway 1016 in Berea. Officials say it appears... more »
March 6, 2014 12:11 PM
The man accused of running over and killing a Lexington man has been indicted on murder charges.
The Richmond Register reports 21-year-old Jeremy Rice has been indicted on a murder charge in the death of Joshua Childers.
Police say in December of 2013, Childers broke up a fight... more »
February 28, 2014 3:29 PM
Madison County Schools announced Friday it will be using March 21 as a make-up day.
The day was scheduled as a professional development day for staff, but will now be a regular school day, officials said.
School will be in session for students on Friday, March 21.
February 27, 2014 4:50 AM
Police say they have arrested a man they suspect was trying to rob a Madison County bank on Monday.
Police say David L. James, 46, tried to get into the Cumberland Valley National Bank in Richmond after it closed. Investigators say employees told them they saw James outside the... more »
February 26, 2014 12:05 PM
A Richmond Police cruiser was involved in a crash caused by slick roads in Madison County Wednesday morning.
It happened just after 9 a.m. near the police department.
Officers said there was significant damage to both vehicles involved. No one had to be taken to the hospital.
February 24, 2014 9:07 AM
A Madison County man accused of stabbing his sister, threatening to kill her and then police officers, pleaded not guilty in court Monday.
Police arrested Patrick Adam Hamner, 32, on Friday after he attacked and allegedly tried to kill his own sister at her home on Woods Trail in... more »
February 12, 2014 9:30 AM
A man charged in connection with a double-fatal accident in Madison County over the weekend pleaded not guilty in court Wednesday morning.
Police charged Bryan M. Mangan of South Bend, Ind., 56, with nine counts of wanton endangerment, driving without license/negligence in accident, and aggravated drunk driving.
Kentucky... more »
February 11, 2014 10:58 AM
Additional charges have been filed against a driver charged in connection to an accident in Madison County over the weekend that claimed the lives of two people.
56-year-old Bryan M. Mangan of South Bend, Ind., is now being charged with nine counts of wanton endangerment first degree and one... more »
February 11, 2014 10:47 AM
Thee people were arrested after police found an active meth lab inside a Berea motel room.
Berea Police received a complaint about drug activity in a room at the Knight's Inn. Once inside, officers said they found an active methamphetamine lab, several items used to manufacture methamphetamine, five small... more »
February 10, 2014 4:45 PM
Two people have died, a third person was hurt and another person is charged with aggravated drunken driving after a five-vehicle wreck on Interstate 75 in Madison County Sunday.
Kentucky State Police said 22-year-old Meredith L. Buscher of Richmond and 30-year-old Jeffrey Campbell of Louisville died after being hit... more »
February 7, 2014 3:58 PM
A massive tree fell on a house in Madison County Friday.
Despite the tree's massive size, there doesn't appear to be a lot of exterior damage on the Richmond home, except for a window in the front.
The homeowners weren't at home when it happened. A neighbor noticed... more »
February 7, 2014 3:09 PM
A Madison County woman has been arrested after police say she stole a credit card and used it to buy a TV and a laptop.
On Sunday, a man reported that his wallet had been stolen from his unlocked vehicle while it was parked in the 400 block of... more »
February 7, 2014 6:35 AM
Madison County deputies continue to search for the owner of a car found burning along a road early Friday morning.
A passerby spotted the flaming vehicle along McCord Lane, near the bypass and I-75, around 1:30 a.m. Firefighters responded and quickly put out the blaze.
Deputies say they... more »
February 6, 2014 4:38 PM
A Madison County man was arrested for charges related to possession and distribution of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor.
Brian J. Smith, 26, of Berea, Ky., was arrested after a search warrant at his house on Wednesday led to the discovery of equipment used to facilitate... more »
January 30, 2014 5:18 PM
The Indiana doctor charged in a road rage incident in Madison County had his case referred to mediation.
Doctor Perrin Dobyns is facing a felony a charge of first degree wanton endangerment.
He was caught on cell phone video pointing a gun at a driver during an alleged... more »
January 23, 2014 11:13 AM
A horse has died after getting stuck in freezing water in Madison County.
Rescue crews say the animal was found on Wallnut Hill Road, struggling to get out of a creek.
The Madison Rescue Squad and Waco Volunteer Fire Department managed to free the horse, but the animal... more »
January 22, 2014 12:34 PM
A Madison County woman has been arrested for stabbing a man at a motel room Tuesday night.
Candace Peters has been charged with attempted murder.
Police say she stabbed Danny Peters, 50, at least four times at the Quality Quarters in Richmond.
Danny Peters was taken to... more »
January 21, 2014 10:31 AM
State forces in Central Kentucky, along with contractors, will work past normal scheduled hours Thuesday afternoon and evening.
The affected areas will continue to be plowed and treated. A second shift of District 7 State crews will report at 12:00 a.m. (midnight).
District 7 crews treat roads in... more »