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Kentucky man charged with strangling woman, man. Officers could hear screams from apartment.

A Kentucky man was arrested on numerous charges including strangulation after officer responded to a domestic violence incident Saturday. Joshua Parks, 31, was arrested by officers from the Middlesboro Police Department. Parks was charged with fourth-degree assault minor injury (domestic violence), first-degree strangulation and second-degree disorderly conduct. He was lodged...
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KSP searching for vehicle that fled after fatal collision

Kentucky State Police Post 3 is currently looking for the unknown vehicle that left the scene of a collision. On Monday, July 26, at approximately 9:30pm, Kentucky State Police Post 3 in Bowling Green was requested by the Barren County Sheriff’s Office to investigate a fatal collision. The collision occurred...
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KSP Charge Floyd Co. Man with Child Sexual Exploitation Offenses

According to the Kentucky State Police, on Thursday, July 22, the Kentucky State Police (KSP) Electronic Crime Branch located and arrested B.J. Wood, 40, on charges related to a child sexual abuse material investigation. Wood, formally of Floyd Co, was interviewed and arrested as the result of an undercover Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) investigation. The KSP Electronic Crime Branch began the investigation after discovering the suspect uploading sexually explicit images online. The investigation resulted in the execution of a search warrant for Wood’s cellular phone in St. Catherine on July 22, 2021. Equipment used to facilitate the crime was seized and taken to KSP’s forensic laboratory for examination. The investigation is ongoing. Wood is currently charged with 20 counts of possessing or viewing matter portraying a minor in a sexual performance and one count of distribution of matter portraying a minor in a sexual performance. These charges are Class-D felonies punishable by one to five years in prison. Wood was lodged in the Marion Co Detention Center.

Escaped Kentucky inmate arrested in Henry County, deputies say

HENRY COUNTY, Ga. - The Henry County Sheriff's Office said Wednesday deputies arrested an inmate who escaped from a Lousiville, Kentucky, jail. Police in Louisville gave the sheriff's office information that Terrell Q. Gray was hiding at a home in the Herny County area after he escaped from Louisville Metro Department of Corrections on July 9.

Remains found in Ohio confirmed to be missing woman

OHIO CO., Ky. (WFIE) - Remains found in November 2018 have been confirmed to be those of a woman who went missing in September 2018. Kentucky State Police say Jamie Holland wasn’t reported missing until 2019, about six months after she went missing. Since the remains were actually discovered before...

Remains found in 2018 identified as missing Ohio County woman

A body recovered nearly three years ago in Ohio County has been identified as a missing Ohio County woman. According to Kentucky State Police Post 16 Public Affairs Officer Corey King, the remains recovered on a farm outside of Rosine in November 2018 are that of missing Jamie Holland. Holland, 30, wasn’t reported missing until…

Fatal wreck cause I-165 to shut down for several hours

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Monday, around 3:00 p.m., Kentucky State Police received a call for service in reference to a injury collision at the 9 mile marker of Interstate 165 in Warren County. According to police, Anthony Rutledge (53) of Henderson was operating a 1999 Ford F-350 with a gooseneck...

Franklin man killed after tire “failed,” causing truck to cross I-165 median in Warren Co.

A Simpson County man has been killed when a tire “failed,” causing a truck to cross a I-165 median and hit a semi-truck. Sunday afternoon at approximately 3:00, Kentucky State Police responded to the 9-mile marker of southbound I-165 (formerly Natcher Parkway) and found that 53-year-old Anthony Rutledge, of Henderson, was driving a 1999 Ford F-350 with a gooseneck trailer north.