FLORENCE, Ky. (AP) — Police in northern Kentucky say an 11-year-old autistic boy has died after being found submerged in a neighbor’s pool. Boone County sheriff’s Lt. Philip Ridgell says Madou Ba’s death is believed to be an accidental drowning. The boy was found unconscious in a pool Saturday in Florence and was later pronounced dead at a hospital.
FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) — Fort Campbell and the 101st Airborne Division are hosting a special July Fourth ceremony, concerts and fireworks display. The post on the Kentucky-Tennessee state line says the event is open to the public and free of charge. Visitors must have vehicle registration, proof of insurance and valid photo ID and must undergo a brief background check. The program starts Thursday afternoon on the Division Parade Field.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A 20-year-old Kentucky father who had watched the birth of his first children before being shot last week has been pronounced dead. News outlet report Tyrese Garvin was taken off of life support Friday. He was shot in a drive-by shooting while walking home from the hospital where his twins were born. He died in the same hospital. Louisville Metro Police Lt. Emily McKinley says they arrested three teenage boys.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The U.S. Postal Service has suspended mail delivery to a Kentucky street that has a history of dog attacks. Spokeswoman Susan Wright tells The Courier Journal that dog attacks have been a problem on Girard Drive for a long time, and the issue is only getting worse. She says a mail carrier recently dodged three loose dogs on the street, which lies northwest of the Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport. The service says mail carriers nationwide suffered over 5,700 dog attacks last year.