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Crime Stoppers: Dollar General attempted armed robbery

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) - Bowling Green Police say on June 19, 2022 a woman entered a Dollar General store and waited for another customer to go through the check-out and leave. The suspect then approached the cashier, displayed a handgun, and demanded the cashier fill her black grocery sack...
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BGFD responds to fire at duplex

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – A duplex in Bowling Green sustained damage after a fire early Wednesday morning. Seven units responded to a reported structure fire on Lynnwood Way on July 6 at 12:49 a.m., according to BGFD. Officials stated the caller said that her house was on fire, and she was trying to evacuate with her children before the call disconnected.
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Indiana judge orders an accused killer to be released, then changes his mind

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (WDRB) -- An Indiana judge ordered an accused killer to be released from jail Tuesday morning. But then Tuesday afternoon, he changed his mind. Thomas Smith is accused of killing his girlfriend, Michelle Slaughter, in a Clarksville home in June 2021. Police arrested Smith in Bowling Green, Kentucky, shortly after the shooting.

BGFD responds to morning fire Wednesday

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) - The Bowling Green Fire Department responded to a house fire on Lynnwood Way Wednesday morning shortly after midnight. Firefighters arrived on the scene and found a single-story duplex on fire on one side and had spread into the attic space. Firefighters reported nobody was in...

Grand jury to hear case of Elkton man accused in assault with metal pipe

A Christian County grand jury will soon hear the felony assault case against an Elkton man accused of attacking the boyfriend of his ex-wife with a metal pipe. Christian County Sheriff’s Detective Luis Palmer testified at a preliminary hearing Wednesday morning that 47-year old Stacy Botts of Elkton became angry when his ex-wife told him of a confrontation with the victim. Botts and an accomplice then allegedly went to the victim’s Fairview home and carried out the attack.

BGPD travels to Floyd County to pay respects for fallen officers

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.-The Bowling Green Police Department is showing respect for the slain officers in last week’s Floyd County shooting. Nine members of the BGPD Honor Guard are in Prestonsburg…participating in the memorial services, wakes and processions held for the three officers and police dog that were killed.

Helping your outdoor plants survive this abnormally dry summer

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) - Without significant rainfall over the past few weeks, Warren County and the surrounding areas are experiencing abnormally dry conditions. According to the U.S. Drought Monitor, we are currently at a category D0, which means Forage crops and pasture are stressed; producers feed livestock early, the ground is hard, and agriculture ponds and creeks begin to decline. This is the reason for burn bans that have been declared in the region over the last week. Luckily, we are not at the point where we are facing water restrictions, but we still need to remain cautious.

Local child in need of life-saving transplant

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – One Bowling Green family is asking for your help to secure a life-saving organ transplant for their two-year-old son. Maverick is the son of Chelsea and Derek Pierce. Born in 2019, Maverick was diagnosed with Glycogen Storage Disease Type 4. The transplant team at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio, recommends a life-saving heart and liver transplant, according to a release by the Children’s Organ Transplant Association.

You Can Drive a Ferrari or Lamborghini Around a Kentucky Race Track [VIDEO]

I love my car. I love that I'm the only who's ever owned it; it's my first "new" car. The mileage, the color, all of it. I plan to have it for a while. But when I crossed the state line from Iowa into South Dakota in 2019, I noticed that the speed limit had increased from 75 to 80 MPH since the last time I was there. I wondered if South Dakota drivers push it up to 5 or 9 miles per hour past the limit like many drivers do. While wondering, I DIDN'T do that. 80 is plenty fast enough for me, even though I was in the minority as vehicles were zooming around me.

First Alert Weather Day: Intense heat and strong storms possible

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) - Yesterday was the hottest day in 10 years and today may be just as hot!. There will be little to stop the high heat and humidity through the end of this week! Scattered showers and storms may provide temporary relief from the sweltering conditions. Otherwise, expect daytime readings to reach the upper 90s through Friday. Heat indices will top out in the danger category (105°-110° range) each day through Friday. Stay hydrated in the heat! In addition to the heat, there is a chance for an isolated severe storm today through Friday. A few storms containing strong wind gusts and hail are possible.

UPDATE: Two wanted by BGPD in connection with catalytic converter thefts

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – The Bowling Green Police Department is asking the public’s help in locating two people they say are involved in a theft ring. BGPD stated detectives have investigated several catalytic converter thefts, which affected multiple Bowling Green businesses and individuals. The thefts have caused vehicle owners to pay thousands of dollars to replace the stolen converters, according to authorities.

Local radio personalities featured in Kentucky Living

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.-Two of our local radio personalities are featured in this month’s issue of Kentucky Living!. Tony Rose hosts the Tony Rose Morning Show on D93, Bowling Green’s Classic Rock. He’s been in radio for nearly 20 years, covering monumental stories like the December tornadoes and raising thousands of dollars for the non-profit Stuff The Bus.

Dennison appointed to serve as one of newest regents at WKU

BOWLING GREEN — A Barren County physician has been appointed as one of the newest regents at Western Kentucky University. Dr. Melissa B. Dennison, of Lexington, was named alongside Gary L. Broady, of Franklin, to the WKU Board of Regents. Both will serve through June 30, 2028. Dennison, a...

Bowling Green Police Department Searching for Two People in Theft Ring

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) - The Bowling Green Police Department is currently searching for two people involved in a theft ring. Detectives investigated numerous catalytic converter thefts that have victimized many Bowling Green businesses and individuals. The Bowling Green Police Department said on Facebook that this has resulted in vehicle owners paying thousands of dollars to replace the stolen catalytic converters.

Pet of the Week: Bandit

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) - Meet our Pet of the Week Bandit. This 3 year old Black Mouth Cur mix is house trained, good with other dogs, and used to live with kids. He is neutered and crate trained. He would do well with a big yard to run in, but does not do well with livestock. Bandit is playful, sweet, affectionate, and can be high energy. For more information about how you can adopt Bandit or any of the other animals at BGWC Humane Society you can visit their website or call 270-783-9404. You can also check out their Facebook page @BGWCHS.

Mike And Matt Taste Sam Houston 15-Year-Old Bourbon

Sam Houston Kentucky Straight Bourbon is bottled by Three Springs Bottling Company of Bowling Green, Kentucky. Three Springs is very open as to what is in the bottle. The label is a wealth of information. This is bottle 16 of 480. It is a small batch of three barrels that were barreled in April of 2006 and aged for 15 years and 6 months. The barrels had a number 4 char level. The mash bill was 74% corn, 18% rye and 8% malted barley. Matt and I tasted this bottle and here are our notes.

Whitney Creech Back on The Hill as Graduate Assistant

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. — Former Lady Topper Basketball standout Whitney Creech has been added to the 2022-23 staff as a graduate assistant head coach Greg Collins announced on Wednesday. “I couldn’t be more thrilled to have Whitney back,” said Collins. “Whit is so much more than a familiar face....