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 »
March 3, 2014 12:30 PM
Madison County has a pile of snow people are trying to clear out of the way.
The popular opinion around Madison County would lead you to believe it's the worst snow storm of the winter. But if you ask Katrina Holmes, that is normal for her. In full disclosure,... 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 non 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 »
January 14, 2014 6:21 AM
Richmond police charged a couple after finding them passed out in a vehicle with a baby inside Saturday.
Police say officers were working a crash at the intersection of Irvine Road and the Eastern Bypass when they noticed two adults passed out in the front seat of a car... more »
January 10, 2014 10:51 AM
A Rockcastle County man has been arrested and charged after police say he kept money from donations he said would go to the Brookelyn Farthing Reward Fund.
Randy Gross was arrested Tuesday by the Kentucky State Police, charged with theft.
According to court documents, Gross collected monetary donations... more »
January 9, 2014 3:20 PM
The Madison County Sheriff's Office is searching for a man who escaped after leading them on a chase through the county Wednesday, putting two schools on lockdown.
Deputies say Bryan J. Robinson, 29, of Richmond, failed to stop during a traffic stop, leading deputies on a chase from Madison... more »
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 »
December 31, 2013 5:12 AM
A rollover crash involving a tractor-trailer shut down a Madison County road for several hours Monday night.
Police say the driver of a rig hauling 43,000 pounds of hardwood flooring along Boonesboro Road, near the Clark County line, swerved to avoid a deer around 9 p.m. The truck went... more »
December 30, 2013 11:50 AM
Police found a missing woman inside a vehicle that was partially under water Saturday morning off Poosey Ridge Road in Madison County.
Officials said an SUV had been seen traveling down Hunters Ferry Road past a point where the road was no longer maintained and had never returned. They... more »
December 24, 2013 12:27 PM
Five people accused of holding a woman against her will have been indicted in the alleged kidnapping, according to the Richmond Register.
Jennifer Isaacs, James Flemming, Darneau Maddox, Erroll Johnson and Norman West were charged in the October case.
Investigators say Johnson also faces charges in Michigan.
... more »
December 16, 2013 11:36 AM
Years upon years of memories were all gone in a matter of minutes during an overnight fire in Madison County.
"It was a dream house. It really was," said homeowner Lola Lewis, as she looked at what's left of her home.
Lewis says she noticed the smoke around... more »
December 11, 2013 10:05 PM
Police have released the identity of a woman who was hurt in a crash in Madison County Tuesday night.
Police say Yarelis Figueredo Romero, 27, crashed into a tree on Crutcher Pike, just outside of Richmond.
They say Romero was not using a seat-belt when she lost control.... more »
November 20, 2013 8:58 PM
A Madison County woman was arrested accused of "raising cane" at a Winchester car dealership.
Laqueeta Penman and her boyfriend went to the Rod Hatfield Dealership in Clark County to trade in their car. They got a Dodge Challenger, but Penman says her boyfriend changed his mind.
She... more »
November 14, 2013 8:46 AM
A pony died in a barn fire in Madison County early Thursday morning.
The fire along Holladay Lane in Waco was first reported around 5:30 a.m. The Madison County fire chief says the barn was fully engulfed when crews arrived. The fire completely destroyed the barn.
The owner... more »
November 13, 2013 8:47 PM
Police in Madison County are looking for a scam artist.
They say he was caught on cam working a game at a Goodwill store in the University Shopping Center in Richmond Tuesday night.
Investigators say he tricked a cashier into giving him $50. The man was accompanied by... more »
November 7, 2013 5:37 AM
A car barreled off I-75 in Madison County early Thursday morning.
Police say the car went off the road and rolled several times near exit 97, just over the Madison County line. A Fed-Ex crew witnessed the accident and stayed with the driver until firefighters arrived. The victim was... more »
November 6, 2013 10:08 PM
Richmond Police confirm two people have died following a crash in Madison County Wednesday night.
The crash happened around 9:30 p.m. on Highway 52 in Richmond near the Blue Grass Army Depot. The area was blocked off for several hours.
Police say this is the first fatal accident... more »
November 4, 2013 8:07 PM
A man accused of making bombs in his home is expected to enter an insanity plea.
46-year-old Warren Adams of Berea was arrested in mid-October. The ATF reports he was making bombs and threatened to rob a bank.
Adams is charged with possession of an unregistered destructive device... more »
October 29, 2013 8:49 AM
A woman severely injured in a Madison County head-on crash Tuesday morning has died.
Police say a pickup truck and a Jeep hit head-on along Battlefield Memorial Highway, north of the intersection with KY-1016, around 5:30 a.m. Officials say the woman driving the pickup truck died on the way... more »
October 29, 2013 7:32 AM
A woman suffered life threatening injuries in a head-on collision in Madison County Tuesday morning.
Police say a pickup truck and a Jeep hit head-on along Battlefield Memorial Highway, north of the intersection with KY-1016, around 5:30 a.m. EMS took the driver of the pickup to UK Hospital and... more »
October 29, 2013 6:30 AM
Police are on the scene of a two-vehicle accident in Madison County.
Officials say the crash happened at around 5:30 a.m. on Battlefield Memorial Highway north of the intersection of KY-1016. Battlefield Memorial Highway is shut down in that area.
Officials say they don't know the extent of... more »
October 22, 2013 8:25 PM
For Ahmad Allatifeh, it's as much a part of the job chatting up the customers, as it is keeping up with those who short-change you.
The Madison County store owner says in one occasion, things were a little different - he says he confronted some shoplifters and was the... more »
October 21, 2013 9:46 PM
Police in Madison County are looking for the person who stole cash from an ATM Saturday at the Northgate Shell station.
Officials say the thief broke through the front door and the contents of the ATM were stolen.
Nothing else inside the store was touched. It is unknown... more »
October 21, 2013 9:00 PM
No students were hurt in a School bus accident Monday in Madison County.
It happened at the intersection of Boggs Lane and the Eastern By-pass.
School officials say the school bus and another vehicle collided , but no students were hurt.
Five kids were on the bus... more »
October 17, 2013 8:31 PM
Investigators have upgraded a charge against a man accused of shooting into a car at a Richmond gas station.
One of the charges against 21-year-old Stewart Ballew has been upgraded to attempted murder.
Police say Ballew had a specific target in mind when he fired shots outside the... more »
October 17, 2013 8:17 PM
All is quiet again on Courtland Avenue in Berea two days after investigators from three different agencies, including ATF, raided the home where Warren Adams lives with his mother.
Some of Adams' friends were worried about about dozens of grenades, pipe bombs, even alleged threats to rob a bank,... more »
October 15, 2013 9:26 PM
Police in Madison County say one of the four men they arrested during a kidnapping investigation gave them a fake name, and as it turns out, he's also wanted for crimes in Michigan.
Richmond police say the man who claimed to be Marcus Rogers is actually Erroll Foster Johnson... more »
October 15, 2013 5:00 AM
Officials confirm a woman died an a Madison County fire Monday afternoon.
The fire was first reported along East Walnut Street, near downtown Richmond, around 1 p.m. Firefighters and the coroner were on the scene for several hours. The woman who died was reportedly confined to a wheelchair. Officials... more »
October 14, 2013 8:28 PM
It's been a hard four months for the family of Brookelyn Farthing. The Madison County teen hasn't been seen since June. But neither her family nor investigators are giving up their search, or their hope to bring Brookelyn home.
KSP says that tips are continuing to come in on... more »
October 11, 2013 6:40 PM
LOUISVILLE (AP) - A small-town pastor charged with gunning down three people at a central Kentucky pawn shop wasn't at the store on the day of the slayings, his attorney said Friday.
Kenneth Allen Keith, who is facing three counts of murder and one count of robbery, was in... more »
October 11, 2013 6:13 AM
A Madison County vet says he hopes surveillance video helps nab a burglar who did thousands of dollars in damage inside an animal clinic in Waco.
Video footage shows the intruder rummaging through drug cabinets, breaking open the cash register and pulling wires out of the wall. At one... more »
October 9, 2013 4:49 PM
Police have arrested the man they say is responsible for an armed robbery at a Madison County restaurant Wednesday morning.
Police charged John C. Hylton, 27, for the armed robbery that happened around 8:34 a.m. Wednesday at a Subway in the Richmond Centre in Richmond.
Officers were able... more »
October 9, 2013 12:10 PM
The doctor at the center of a road rage case caught on camera in Madison County was in court for a hearing Wednesday, and his attorney told LEX18 a very different story about the alleged gun shown in the video.
The attorney of doctor Perrin Dobyns says it wasn't... more »
October 8, 2013 12:29 PM
Another delay in the trial for the Madison County parents accused of using their teenage daughters for sex trafficking.
Anthony and Kathy Hart were supposed to be back in court Monday , but the Richmond Register reports that a judge ruled that the couple's involvement in attempting to sell... more »
October 7, 2013 11:02 AM
Watch out for some traffic issues in Madison County.
State Department of Transportation officials say the will close the southbound left turn lane of US-25 (the Robert R. Martin Bypass) at the intersection with KY-52 (Irvine Road) beginning Monday at 5:30 p.m. Officials say two of three lanes will... more »
October 4, 2013 7:33 PM
The woman who rode on the hood of a car after a man stole her engagement ring, talked to LEX18's Hanna Mordoh at the Fayette County Detention Center and told her side of the story.
"I ran and jumped onto his car and was like 'you're not going anywhere,... more »
October 3, 2013 11:52 AM
According to her obituary, 9-month-old Bella Marcum had 4 other sisters. Now one of them is indicted in her death.
Jessica Marcum was indicted on the charge of capital murder Wednesday.
According to the indictment, Jessica Marcum killed her 9-month-old sister in June by suffocating her.
Bella's... more »
October 2, 2013 9:03 AM
A man accused of pointing a gun at another driver in a road rage incident along I-75 pleaded not guilty in Madison County District Court Wednesday.
According to police, witnesses say Perrin Dobyns was driving recklessly at high speed. When another motorist tried to video Dobyns, he pointed a... more »
October 1, 2013 6:35 PM
LEXINGTON - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, Department of Highways, announces that temporary lane closures are in effect for KY 627 in Madison County. The closures are necessary for asphalt resurfacing and a southbound truck lane extension.
Monday through Friday, until further notice
Hours: 7:30 a.m.... more »
September 30, 2013 7:54 PM
Three people face drug charges after police in Madison County say they found a six-year-old and some drug paraphernalia in a filthy apartment Thursday.
Investigators say they caught Patrick Embry and Shaun Douglas Smith as they were leaving the apartment of Ashley Willis.
Police say Embry and Smith... more »