April 23, 2014 12:08 PM
A man charged with shooting another man to death outside a Lexington strip club last year has been indicted for murder.
Tevin Wright was also indicted for tampering with physical evidence in the shooting death of Curtis Simmons in November 2013 outside Diva's Gentlemen's Club on Russell Cave Road.... more »
April 22, 2014 11:57 AM
The Clay County Sheriff's Office says they executed a search warrant at a home Monday and have found evidence near the scene where three hunters where shot at last week. Brian Griffin, 28, was killed and Jason Roberts, 21, was hurt while turkey hunting Thursday morning in a wooded area... more »
April 18, 2014 10:59 AM
Kentucky State Police are still looking for leads in a death investigation out of Clay County after one man was shot and killed, and another hurt while they were out hunting Thursday morning.
KSP in London said Brian Griffin, 28, Jason Roberts, 21, and Chad Bullock, 21, all of... more »
April 16, 2014 12:17 PM
A local organization is hoping to raise money and awareness by having a little fun.
SWAG, Sisters With Supports Working Against Gun Violence, are hoping a Zumba fundraiser to be held this weekend will be a fun way to spread the word and raise funds.
A group of... more »
April 16, 2014 10:35 AM
Services have been set for the man shot at a Lexington park last weekend.
According to a family member, visitation for 21-year-old Antonio Franklin, Jr., will be held Saturday from 10 a.m.-1:00 p.m., with services following immediately after, at the Historical Pleasant Green Missionary Baptist Church in Lexington. Franklin... more »
April 15, 2014 1:18 PM
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) - The white supremacist charged in shootings that left three people dead at two Jewish community sites in suburban Kansas City made his first court appearance Tuesday. Wearing a dark, sleeveless anti-suicide smock, Frazier Glenn Cross sat in a wheelchair as he was escorted to a... more »
April 15, 2014 10:47 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) - Attorney General Eric Holder is urging Congress to approve $15 million for training law enforcement officers in handling shooting rampages.
Holder's comments follow the recent shootings at a Jewish Community Center in Kansas and at Fort Hood, Texas.
In a video message posted on the... more »
April 14, 2014 5:53 PM
The man shot in the head at a Lexington park Sunday has died, the Fayette County Coroner said Monday afternoon.
Antonio Franklin, Jr., 21, was found with gunshot wounds to the head Sunday around 6:30 p.m. at Duncan Park off 5th Street in downtown Lexington. He was taken to... more »
April 14, 2014 12:42 PM
A man who was shot at a Lexington park Sunday evening remains at the University of Kentucky Hospital in critical condition.
Police say the 21-year-old man was shot in Duncan Park around 6:30 p.m. Sunday.
Just steps away from the park, is family and community center The Nest.... more »
April 11, 2014 4:44 AM
A police officer shot a woman in Winchester after a reported disturbance with a gun Thursday evening, investigators said.
Clark County deputies say a Winchester Police Department officer shot a woman inside an apartment in the Orchard Hill Apartments on Oxford Drive, after the woman fired a shot at... more »
April 9, 2014 11:04 AM
A man is dead and another arrested after a deadly shooting in Floyd County Tuesday afternoon.
Kentucky State Police responded to a shooting complaint in the Bypro community of Floyd County around 3 p.m. Tuesday, where they say they found a man with gunshot wounds.
43-year-old Rodney Mullins... more »
April 7, 2014 4:36 PM
FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) - The rampage at Fort Hood that left three dead and 16 wounded last week was related to the shooter's request for leave from the Army post, military investigators said Monday.
Army spokesman Chris Grey did not indicate during a brief news conference Monday whether... more »
April 7, 2014 12:13 PM
Evidence of the rowdy and dangerous behavior from Kentucky Fans last weekend is being found all across Lexington, especially at one office building on Waller Avenue.
Bullet holes and shattered glass were discovered by nurses who work on the third floor of the building when they arrived at work... more »
April 4, 2014 4:39 PM
FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) - The senior officer at Fort Hood says the mental condition of the soldier who fatally shot three soldiers and wounded 16 others earlier this week was not the "direct precipitating factor" in the shooting.
The comments Friday by Lt. Gen. Mark Milley came a... more »
April 3, 2014 4:05 PM
TEMPLE, Texas (AP) - A hospital official expressed optimism Thursday that nobody else would die from injuries following a shooting at Fort Hood that left four dead, including the gunman, and 16 others wounded.
Dr. Matthew Davis, trauma director at Scott & White Memorial Hospital, where three critically wounded... more »
March 11, 2014 3:11 PM
A man was shot and killed by a deputy Tuesday morning after, officials say, he threatened officers with a knife.
WAVE 3 News reports a spokesman for the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department says deputies were trying to serve a warrant on a man who told them he was the... more »
March 10, 2014 12:40 PM
The Franklin County woman serving a 20-year sentence after admitting to accidentally shooting an elderly woman in the head has asked for shock probation.
According to the State Journal, 38-year-old Mona Lisa Maupin shot at her neighbors' trailer in September of 2012 hitting a woman in the head.
... more »
February 27, 2014 11:49 AM
A man was sent to the hospital with gunshot wounds after a shooting involving state troopers in Pike County.
Kentucky State Police say they responded to a call of shots fired at a home on Right Fork Island Creek Wednesday night, where 53-year-old James D. Sallette came out of... more »
February 10, 2014 5:25 AM
A woman suffered a gunshot wound to the head when somebody fired multiple shots into a Lexington home early Monday morning.
Police responded to a house on Ash Street around 3:30 a.m. Police said the shooter fired up to ten shots and several of them struck the home. Officers... more »
February 4, 2014 6:13 AM
The two men who were shot in Lexington early Tuesday morning are expected to be OK.
One person was found shot at Glenn Place, between Bryan Avenue and North Limestone, around 5:45 a.m. Tuesday. That victim was taken to UK Hospital by EMS.
Another victim showed up at... more »
January 27, 2014 11:37 AM
The man who was considered a person of interest in a shooting investigation in Corbin has been found dead.
The Corbin Police Department said Eric Taylor was found deceased in Gray, in the same Jeep that witnesses reported he fled in after the shooting incident.
Taylor was listed... more »
January 21, 2014 12:58 PM
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) - Officials at Purdue University in Indiana say there is no ongoing threat on campus after a shooting was reported in a classroom building.
A Twitter post from the university says people may resume normal activities on the campus.
Purdue spokesman Greg McClure tells... more »
January 20, 2014 11:52 AM
A Lexington neighborhood is on-edge as the search continues for whoever shot three people Sunday night on Florence Avenue.
Some of the crime scene tape was still out on the scene a day after several shots were fired hitting three men around 10:30 p.m. Sunday. One of the men... more »
January 16, 2014 11:36 AM
ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) - Authorities say juvenile charges of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon have been filed against a 12-year-old New Mexico boy suspected of opening fire on classmates in a Roswell middle school.
State Police Lt. Emmanuel Gutierrez Thursday confirmed three charges have been filed against the... more »
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 »
January 8, 2014 4:52 PM
The defense for a man accused of murdering his girlfriend and leaving her in the garage of her home in March of 2013 claimed in court Wednesday she was the aggressor.
In Wednesday afternoon's status hearing, the defense argued that Jeffrey Jackson should not face prosecution because he was... more »
December 20, 2013 11:17 AM
Police say a man shot and killed a pit bull after his German Shepherd was attacked in his backyard Friday morning.
Police say two stray pit bulls attacked a one-year-old German Shepherd that was chained up in the backyard of a home Lin Wal Road.
According to Animal... more »
December 18, 2013 1:29 PM
A man charged with shooting a police officer at the Stanford Walmart has pleaded guilty and mentally ill.
Police say Jackie Murphy shot an officer in August 2012 after he was caught shoplifting.
He was charged with wanton endangerment.
His sentencing date is Feb. 14, 2014.
December 17, 2013 10:42 AM
The teen shot to death in a Louisville alley Monday night has been identified.
The Jefferson County Coroner's Office say Cortez Keith Randolph, 17, was found dead in Louisville's Russell neighborhood around midnight Monday.
Officials say he lived with his grandmother and was on his way home when... more »
December 16, 2013 10:30 AM
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) - Colorado's governor has asked the nation for prayers for the 17-year-old girl who was critically wounded by a classmate at her suburban Denver high school.
Gov. John Hickenlooper also credited security procedures adopted after the 1999 massacre at nearby Columbine High School for helping put... more »
December 13, 2013 7:03 PM
A man accused of shooting his ex-girlfriend's father and trying to break into the family's home confessed to a Lexington judge Friday.
20-year-old Edgar Vieyra stood before the judge in a courtroom, and after a long pause...
"Yes, Your Honor," he responded.
Vieyra entered an open plea... more »
December 12, 2013 7:06 PM
The gas station where a clerk was shot and killed earlier this week briefly opened for business Thursday afternoon.
The Marathon gas station on Alexandria Drive opened its doors for business around noon, but just a couple of hours later, the store owner decided to postpone the re-opening until... more »
December 11, 2013 8:37 PM
Kentucky State Police have arrested a Knox County man they say shot another man in the face Wednesday evening.
Police have arrested 87-year-old Fred Meyer and charged him with assault first degree.
Police say 50-year-old Chris Dinkins was sitting in his vehicle at Meyer's home, along with a... more »
December 9, 2013 10:36 PM
Lexington Police are searching for a person of interest seen on a surveillance camera after a clerk was shot and killed at a gas station Monday afternoon.
The robbery and shooting happened at the Marathon gas station on Alexandria Drive shortly after 3 p.m. Monday afternoon. Police say they... more »
December 9, 2013 9:09 PM
NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (AP) - A man was charged with reckless homicide Monday following the fatal shooting of an Indiana teenager hailed as a hero in 2010 when she helped save two children who fell into an icy reservoir.
Aubrey Peters, 16, was pronounced dead at St. Vincent Hospital in... more »
December 9, 2013 4:19 PM
Officials say a man was shot to death at a Lexington gas station Monday afternoon.
The incident happened just before 3 p.m. on Alexandria Drive. Police say the victim was a clerk at a Marathon gas station and was shot during a robbery. Police say the victim, who they... more »
December 5, 2013 6:56 PM
Two recent homicides at Diva's Gentleman's Club on Russell Cave Road - and a rash of shootings and stabbings in the last few years - have made the adult nightspot synonymous with violence in Lexington.
However, LEX 18 Investigates has learned it may actually be among the safest strip... more »
November 19, 2013 9:45 PM
A man is in critical condition after police shot at him at almost the same time the suspect fired a shot at himself.
Investigators say troopers went into a home on South Main Street in Muldraugh with several other agencies to check on a man living there.
Soon... more »
November 13, 2013 8:37 PM
An argument outside a Lexington strip club turned deadly Wednesday morning, when a gunman fired shots, killing a 33-year-old man.
The mobile crime lab spent all morning processing evidence outside Diva's on Russell Cave Road, but it was a find in the afternoon, that may be their biggest break... more »
November 11, 2013 6:26 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - Police will assess security after a shooting at a popular ice rink in midtown Manhattan, though the park where the gunfire rang out is generally very safe, Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly said Monday.
Meanwhile, the suspected 16-year-old gunman was awaiting arraignment, accused of shooting two... more »
November 8, 2013 4:33 PM
A Lexington couple calls it a case of mistaken identity - someone fired a bullet into their apartment while they were inside.
The terrifying situation unfolded Friday morning on Cambridge Drive. The couple and three young kids were sitting on the couch watching TV, when all of a sudden,... more »
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 »
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 »
November 4, 2013 9:13 PM
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A Transportation Security Administration officer who was wounded in a gunman's deadly attack at Los Angeles International Airport is speaking out for the first time.
Thirty-six-year-old Tony Grigsby was shot twice in the right foot during Friday's attack. He walked with a cane Monday as... more »
November 4, 2013 6:29 PM
AKRON, Ohio (AP) - A defense attorney says an Ohioan who believed his wife was getting sicker "mentally snapped" and shot her to death as she lay in a hospital's intensive care unit.
The attorney told a jury in Akron on Monday that nothing in John Wise's past would've... more »
October 30, 2013 9:01 PM
Four adults and two juveniles have been arrested accused of taking part in the deadly drive-by shooting of a one-time high school football standout in Northern Kentucky.
Covington Police say 18-year-old Hassan Abdullah, 19-year-old Reginald Bates, and 18-year-old Eugene Smith were arrested Wednesday night held on murder charges. A... more »
October 30, 2013 7:09 PM
GREENWOOD, S.C. (AP) - Bryan Sweatt was in the middle of a custody fight with his girlfriend over their 7-month-old daughter and facing a burglary charge that could put him in jail for years.
His girlfriend's father had warned him to stay away from his house and the dirt... more »
October 22, 2013 7:30 PM
SPARKS, Nev. (AP) - Students cowered in fear and pleaded for their lives as a 12-year-old Nevada boy went on a schoolyard rampage with a handgun he brought from home, waving the weapon at frightened classmates and shooting a math teacher in the chest on a basketball court.
The... 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 15, 2013 10:09 PM
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Two Memphis police officers were shot and wounded Tuesday as they tried to arrest a man who barricaded himself in a home later engulfed by flames, authorities said. They added the man's body was later found in the charred and smoldering home.
The Commercial Appeal... more »
October 14, 2013 9:06 PM
A woman accused of shooting her half-sister over an argument on Facebook has pleaded not guilty.
Ankara Alvarado has pleaded not guilty to a charge of attempted murder. Sheriff's Deputies say Alvarado and Arica Woodruff got into a feud last Wednesday ending with Woodruff shot in the head. Woodruff... 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 10, 2013 8:35 PM
PARIS, Texas (AP) - Emergency personnel responding to a 911 call found four men who had been shot to death at a house in northeast Texas, police said Thursday.
The four victims were found in a front room of the Paris home, each with gunshot wounds, police Chief Bob... more »
October 9, 2013 5:26 PM
Danville Police have arrested a man they say is in involved in the triple murder at a Danville business last month.
The suspect is 48-year-old Kenneth Allen Keith, a pastor at Main Street Baptist Church in Burnside, Ky. Police say on Wednesday, they searched the church and the parsonage... more »
October 9, 2013 4:57 PM
Charges against two of three men involved in an apartment shooting in Boyle County have been dropped.
Patrick Brand, Quinterious Collins and Cedric Thompson were charged with three counts of attempted murder for the Aug. 4 shooting at Patrician Place in Danville.
Charges against Brand and Collins were... more »
October 9, 2013 12:52 PM
The man shot by state troopers in Clark County Wednesday is in serious condition at UK Hospital.
32-year-old Joel Naselroad is charged with two counts of wanton endangerment of a police officer.
State troopers and Clark County deputies were called to Naselroad's home on Cole Road Wednesday for... more »
October 8, 2013 6:19 PM
Once framed by a white Pickett fence in a quiet neighborhood in Manchester, the Smith residence is now draped in caution tape - what's left behind from the crime scene that was Monday evening.
State police say Beverly Smith shot her husband, Douglas Smith, after she says she was... more »
October 8, 2013 12:51 PM
Police are searching for a man they say fired shots at two men during a robbery in Lexington.
Police say two men were walking down Elm Tree Road after they had left a store in the area, when they were robbed by a man at gunpoint.
According to... more »
October 8, 2013 11:20 AM
A Clark County man is recovering in the hospital following an officer-involved shooting.
Kentucky State Police say they were with Clark County deputies on a drug investigation on Cole Road around 10:30 Tuesday morning outside Winchester when the shooting happened.
Investigators say they were acting on a tip... more »
October 7, 2013 9:04 AM
Deputies in Knott County shot and injured a man Sunday evening.
Deputies were called out around 6 p.m. Sunday to Steer Fork Road in the Mallie community on a complaint of an alleged intoxicated person who was firing shots and making threats toward family members. They say when they... more »
September 30, 2013 6:54 PM
Officials say Winmark Emanuel was arrested Monday on four counts of assault 2nd in relation to a shooting on Dalton Court in Lexington last week .
Officials say they believe three people were hit in the shooting, but none had serious injuries. Two were transported to the hospital and... more »
September 27, 2013 9:51 PM
It's been a grief filled week for Tony Hockensmith whose brother and sister-in-law were found murdered inside their Danville pawn shop last Friday.
Police continue to search for who shot Michael and Angie Hockensmith, along with business client Daniel Smith.
While police continue to search for clues, family... more »
September 24, 2013 8:07 PM
A Laurel County grand jury indicted the man who says he killed his wife because she asked him to.
Deputies say Ernest Chumbley shot his wife, Virginia, in their home the morning of August 28.
Investigators say Chumbley called 911 admitting that he had done it.
He... more »
September 24, 2013 6:44 PM
The case of a Knott County man is now in the hands of the grand jury.
Rocky Wicker Junior is accused of fleeing from police and possession of a controlled substance, as well as a firearm.
Wicker's father, Rocky Wicker Senior's case was sent to the grand jury... more »
September 24, 2013 6:06 PM
Police were on the scene of a shooting incident in Lexington Tuesday evening.
The shooting happened at about 5:30 p.m. at a home on Dalton Court. Officials say they believe three people were hit, but none had serious injuries. Two were transported to the hospital, a third person did... more »
September 23, 2013 7:38 PM
Lexington Police are still searching for the man they say shot and killed someone at a strip club this past weekend.
Detectives have issued a warrant for 27-year-old Joshua Lee Tevis, also known as Joshua Lee Manuel.
Investigators say Tevis gunned down 22-year-old Johntel Crocker at Diva's early... more »
September 17, 2013 8:39 PM
MELK, Austria (AP) - Austrian police hunting for the killer of four people found the charred body early Wednesday of what they believe was the gunman after pushing through a wall into a smoke-filled hidden basement on the farm grounds the suspect had holed up in.
Regional police spokesman... more »
September 17, 2013 7:11 PM
KOLLAPRIEL, Austria (AP) - A gunman in Austria killed four people, including three police officers, and fired sporadically at police on Tuesday after barricading himself in a farm building, officials said.
After a 12-hour standoff, police stormed the building with body armor and assault weapons and were searching for... more »
September 17, 2013 6:17 PM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - A sobbing woman pleads for police to "please hurry" because a man was breaking into her front door during a 911 call recorded moments before a responding officer shot and killed the unarmed man outside.
The unidentified woman kept repeating "Oh, my god! Oh, my... more »
September 10, 2013 3:33 PM
Lexington police are still searching for a group of people involved in a shooting Monday afternoon. They say a man was shot and seriously wounded around 4:45 p.m. in a driveway between two houses on East Loudon Avenue. He was taken to UK Hospital for treatment.
As for the... more »
September 3, 2013 4:05 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) - Police in coastal Florida are investigating after they say a mother shot her 17-month-old daughter and then turned the gun on herself.
A Sarasota police officer reported going to the family's home Sunday morning and hearing the father repeat, "She shot our baby."
A... more »
September 3, 2013 2:30 PM
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - A Memphis teen who police say studied close-combat battle tactics and sharpened his knife the night before he fatally stabbed his high school principal pleaded guilty to second-degree murder Tuesday.
Eduardo Marmolejo, 18, told Criminal Court Judge W. Mark Ward that he accepted a plea... more »
September 3, 2013 1:09 PM
Jeffrey Scott Frump's girlfriend says this was the second time she had to call police on him. But she never imagined when she called 911 Monday night that things would turn deadly.
"This makes twice. This is the second time the law has had to come out and get... more »
September 3, 2013 12:19 PM
Police have arrested the man they say fired shots at a group of people last week.
The shooting happened last Wednesday afternoon on Woodhill Drive near Peachtree. No one was hit, but a woman told police Deshawn McMullen got out of an SUV with a gun, fired several shots... more »
August 30, 2013 1:52 PM
Two people are dead after a shooting in Clark county after what investigators are calling a murder-suicide.
The shooting happened shortly afte one o'clock Friday at a home in Winchester, where Clark County Sheriff Purdue says a husband and wife got into an argument, then the husband pulled a... more »