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SHERIFF RECOVERS STOLEN GOODS FROM STRING OF BREAK-INS AT BLAINE

Search warrant leads to the recovery of stolen goods from a recent string of vehicle break-ins in Blaine. The Lawrence County Sheriff’s office executed a search warrant at a residence in Blaine after obtaining information on the whereabouts of stolen goods linked to two break-ins from June of this year.
BLAINE, KY
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West Virginia 14-year-old fatally shoots domestic abuser

A 14-year-old is accused of fatally shooting an adult following an ongoing domestic incident, West Virginia State Police said. The shooting was reported Sunday afternoon at a residence near Fort Gay, police said in a statement. Officers arrived to find the adult dead on the porch of the home, police said.
FORT GAY, WV
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Information Saught on Armed Robbery in Floyd Co

The Floyd Co Sheriff’s Office is continuing their investigation of an armed robbery that happened early Sunday morning around 2 AM at the BP Mart on RT 80 in the Martin community of Floyd Co. The person entered the business wearing a mask and demanded money from the cashier, while armed with a handgun, then left the business on foot walking through the upper parking lot toward the storage units. The Floyd Co Sheriff’s Office is asking the public for any information that would assist in identifying this person. Anyone with information is asked to call the Floyd Co Sheriff’s Office at 886-6711, Dispatch at 886-6171 or you can remain anonymous by calling our tip line at 606-949-2020 or text a Deputy direct by using our “Text A Tip” by texting 477-(TIPS)8477 or (TIPS)8477 from your Appalachian Wireless phone.
FLOYD COUNTY, KY

Kentucky man denies he killed three police officers in ambush

A Kentucky man accused of killing three officers in an ambush while police were serving a protective order has pleaded not guilty to 20 charges. Lance Storz, 49, appeared in Floyd Circuit Court on Monday to answer the charges, news outlets reported. Storz will continue to be held without bond and cannot have any contact with the victims or their families, the judge said.
FLOYD COUNTY, KY

14-year-old kills adult in West Virginia after domestic violence

West Virginia State Police say a 14-year-old child is accused of fatally shooting an adult following an ongoing domestic incident. Police said in a statement that the shooting was reported Sunday afternoon at a residence near Fort Gay and the adult was dead when officers arrived. Police told news outlets an investigation found the juvenile […]
FORT GAY, WV
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HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER: Johnson Central, P’burg sweep matches

Johnson Central’s Brayden Staniford scored a pair of goals and added an assist as the Eagles went on the road and beat Greenup County, 4-1, in the season opener on Tuesday night. Sawyer Crum and Shawn Arms added one goal each. Goalkeeper Tate Cox had eight saves and assisted...
PRESTONSBURG, KY
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UPIKE men’s soccer schedule released

Bears men’s soccer has released the 2022 schedule, complete with 17 contests and two exhibition matches. The Bears will make their debut on the pitch in just three days, traveling to Pittsburgh, Pa. for an exhibition matchup with Point Park University. The following Saturday, the squad will make the trip to North Carolina for another friendly with Lees-McRae College.
PIKEVILLE, KY
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Mine repair shop donates $42,000 for scholarships for welding students

WILLIAMSON, W.Va. (WCHS) — A mine repair shop has donated $42,000 to support three associate degree scholarships for welding students at Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College. Ronnie and Diana Barnett of Mining Repair Specialists recently donated the money to the Southern Foundation to fund the scholarships, according...
WILLIAMSON, WV
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Evaluation finds child porn suspect competent to stand trial

PIKEVILLE, Ky. — A judge has determined that a Pike County man is competent to stand trial in a child pornography case and recommended that his case proceed. Robert Preston, 39, of Shelbiana, is charged in federal court with producing and possessing child porn and cyberstalking. He had asked...
PIKE COUNTY, KY
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Noah Thompson

The latest “American Idol” hails from nearby Louisa, Kentucky, and despite his newfound fame he plans to stick to his humble roots. Whether it’s riding motorcycles, mowing grass or being named the 2022 American Idol winner, Noah Thompson said he has no plans to change who he is because he’s now a household name.
LOUISA, KY
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Kentucky man accused of killing 3 police officers pleads not guilty

PRESTONSBURG, Ky. — A Kentucky man accused of killing three officers in an ambush while police were serving a protective order has pleaded not guilty to 20 charges. Lance Storz, 49, appeared in Floyd Circuit Court on Monday to answer the charges, news outlets reported. Storz will continue to be held without bond and cannot have any contact with the victims or their families, the judge said.
FLOYD COUNTY, KY
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Major road work underway at busy Pikeville intersection

And heads up for some major road work that starts today at the U.S. 23 / U.S. 119 Intersection at the Pikeville Wal-Mart. The intersection is getting a much needed safety expansion with new pavement and a new traffic signal. The work is going to take about 4-5 weeks. Expect...
PIKEVILLE, KY
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