Police: 3 Louisville men arrested after 200 pills of suspected fentanyl found during traffic stopWHAS1113 HOURS AGO
Store clerk sells Kentucky man a winning lottery ticket after he jokingly asks her toLexington Herald-Leader21 HOURS AGO
DJ accused of killing bartender at Louisville nightclub will not serve jail time after taking plea dealWave 31 DAY AGO
Large chicken chain opens another location in KentuckyKristen WaltersNewsBreak Contributor
Tragic Double Shooting Shakes Peaceful Neighborhood: Mother of Slain Children in CustodyND BossieNewsBreak Contributor
See Ebenezer Scrooge in An Old Kentucky Christmas Carol, Starting in DecemberDaily TimesNewsBreak Contributor
Mourning the Loss of Innocence: The Tragic Tiffanie Lucas IncidentAdam TabrizNewsBreak Contributor
Two sons murdered – Mother is charged.Perry EastmanNewsBreak Contributor
FBI searching an area related to one of three unsolved cases
BARDSTOWN, Ky. — The FBI is back in Nelson County. Hardin County Commonwealth’s Attorney, Shane Young, tells Spectrum News 1, the FBI is searching an area related to one of three high-profile cases. Officers are investigating the site in connection with the Crystal Rogers case, the death of...
Kentucky Amber Alert Sheds Light on National Child Custody Challenges
In Shelby County, Kentucky, a distressing local event has unfolded, bringing to light the broader national issue of child custody and welfare. Bradley Price, a Kentucky man, was arrested following a tense Amber Alert for his daughter. Price had abducted his 10-year-old daughter, Zoi, resulting in a frantic search that concluded in a Walmart parking lot where he was taken into custody. This incident arose from Price's failure to appear at a family court session, amid fears of losing his daughter's custody. He was aware that his parental rights had been suspended and Child Protective Services had been granted custody of Zoi. Price now faces serious charges, including custodial interference and other related offenses.
Leitchfield man arrested for stealing vehicle from Woodlawn Ave. Suspect jailed in Feb. on meth trafficking charge
A Leitchfield man has been arrested in the theft of a vehicle Tuesday morning. Kendall Payne, 27, was arrested late Wednesday morning in Elizabethtown. He was lodged in the Hardin County Detention Center where he’s been charged with receiving stolen property (more than $10,000), giving an officer a false name and no driver’s license.
What are the 20 worst places to live in Kentucky?
There are some lovely places to live in the Bluegrass state, but it’s important to know about some that might not be as friendly. It took a lot of research, looking at things like crime rates, cost of living, job chances, home prices, and how nice it is to live in general, to come up with the “20 Worst Places to Live in Kentucky.” People who are thinking about moving within the state can use this list to learn more about the less attractive parts of different places. This will help them make a better choice.
Scam text messages being reported in Elizabethtown area
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - Elizabethtown police want residents to know about scam texts that residents have been reporting. The message in the scam text states to be from The Cecilian Bank about a charge and provides a link to click on. The Elizabethtown Police Department said no one should click on these links.
Violent Crash Between 2 School Buses in Kentucky Hospitalizes 10 Elementary Students
Each bus had 20 students from Bend Gate Elementary School on board
This Kentucky City Has Been Named The Most LGBTQ Friendly City In State
According to report by Spectrum News 1, Lexington, Kentucky, has been named the most LGBTQ-friendly city in the state by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) for the 11th consecutive year. The city received a perfect score of 100 on the HRC’s Municipal Equality Index (MEI), which measures a city’s inclusivity of LGBTQ people based on its non-discrimination ordinances, policies, and practices. This recognition is a testament to the city’s unwavering commitment to fostering a welcoming and supportive environment for all, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.
Former College Professor Opens Fire at UNLV, Resulting in Multiple Fatalities
• A former college professor killed three people and injured another in a shooting at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) campus. The gunman, a white man in his 60s, was killed in a shootout with police.
A Big Storm System For The Weekend
Good Thursday, folks. It’s a much better looking and feeling day out there as milder winds surge in from the west and southwest. This is ahead of a big storm system that promises to bring a little bit of wild weather for the upcoming weekend. Before we get to...
Large chicken chain opens another location in Kentucky
A popular food chain recently opened another new location in Kentucky. Read on to learn more. On Thursday, November 30, 2023, the growing fast-causal food chain Chick-fil-A celebrated the grand opening of its newest Kentucky location in Elizabethtown, according to an opening announcement posted on the company's corporate website.
Store clerk sells Kentucky man a winning lottery ticket after he jokingly asks her to
First he thought the scratch-off ticket was worth just $100.
Drunk Driving Tragedy in Kentucky: A Call for Stronger Prevention Measures
A recent tragic event in Laurel County, Kentucky, casts a stark light on the persistent issue of drunk driving. Wesley Neil Allen, a 39-year-old man from London, Kentucky, was involved in a DUI crash that had fatal consequences for 64-year-old Fred Johnson. Allen, who had been drinking beer throughout the day, exhibited a blood alcohol content (BAC) of .197, significantly above Kentucky's legal limit. The incident occurred when Allen's truck crossed the center line and collided head-on with Johnson's vehicle. This heartbreaking case underscores not only the dangers of impaired driving but also the broader societal challenge it poses.
Two new candidates declare in Kentucky
Ballotpedia tracked two new state-level candidates in Kentucky between Nov. 27-Dec. 3. This was two more candidates than the prior week. One of those candidates is a Democrat and one is a Republican. Both candidates are running for state legislature in 2024. As of this writing, Ballotpedia identified campaign materials...
Domestic Dispute Escalates to Attempted Murder in Eastern Kentucky: A Reflection of Broader Societal Issues
In a recent harrowing event in Eastern Kentucky, a domestic altercation turned nearly fatal when 61-year-old Timothy L. Rivers from Sitka, Johnson County, was arrested for attempting to murder his son. The incident, which occurred at their family home along Route 1559, began with an argument that escalated sharply. Rivers shot his son with a .30-.30 rifle after the son ignored his father's warnings to cease his aggressive behavior. When law enforcement arrived, they found Rivers with the weapon, casually smoking marijuana. The victim was already en route to a hospital thanks to other family members' quick actions. Rivers now faces charges for attempted murder, felony wanton endangerment, and cultivating marijuana, with his bail set at $100,000 cash.
Publix just announced when its first Kentucky store will open
Update on when, where the first Publix in the state will be opening.
Southern Kentucky Man Accused of Drunk Driving and Murder Admits to Heavy Alcohol Use Before Fatal Crash
Catch up on the top stories from WYMT Mountain News at 6 p.m. A Southern Kentucky man faces murder charges following a fatal drunk driving incident. Also, a shooting in Wayne County, West Virginia leaves one dead, and a Mccreary County crash claims another life.
Kentucky officials warning pet owners after dog tests positive for rabies
LEBANON, Ky. (WKYT) - Kentucky pet owners are being encouraged to make sure their animals are up to date on their vaccinations. This comes after a case of rabies from a skunk that infected a dog in the Gravel Switch community that is on the Boyle/Marion county line. Animal control...
A Sweet Retreat Elizabethtown: A Must-Visit for Cake Lovers
Recently, I had the pleasure of visiting A Sweet Retreat in Elizabethtown. I decided to order a Cherry-filled Cake for a birthday celebration and let me tell you, it was a delight! The cake was not only delicious but also a feast for the eyes. The cherries were fresh and sweet, perfectly complementing the chocolate-flavored cream.
North Carolina Man Dies in Tractor-Trailer Collision in Missouri
• A North Carolina man, Steve W. Alderman, died in a rear-end collision on Interstate 55 in Pemiscot County, Missouri. • The accident occurred when a tractor-trailer truck, driven by Tyrone W. Taylor, hit the rear of Alderman's van.
Kentucky's Winter Weather Awareness Week: Preparing for the Season and Understanding Weather Alerts
• The week of Dec. 3 through Dec. 9, 2023, is Winter Weather Awareness Week in Kentucky, serving as a reminder to prepare for the upcoming winter season. The official start of winter, marked by the winter solstice, is on Dec. 21 at 10:27 p.m. ET.