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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.
This City in Kentucky Was Just Named One of the “Dangerous Cities” in the Entire Country
Kentucky is a state known for its natural beauty, bourbon, horse racing, and bluegrass music. But it also has some dark spots that tarnish its reputation. According to the latest FBI crime data, some cities in Kentucky have higher rates of violent and property crimes than the national average. In this article, we will reveal which city in Kentucky was just named one of the most dangerous cities in the entire country, and why it earned this dubious distinction.
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.
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...
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.
Coroner: 2 men killed in east Louisville head-on crash identified
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Jefferson County Coroner's Office has identified the two men who were killed in a head-on crash in east Louisville Tuesday. The crash happened around 12:30 p.m. in the 5800 block of Taylorsville Lake Road, which is right by the Spencer and Shelby county lines. Watch...
Woman and Infant Killed in Gallia County, Ohio, Road Accident
• A woman and an infant were killed in a car crash in Gallia County, Ohio. • The incident occurred on State Route 588 near milepost 3, as reported by the Ohio State Highway Patrol.
UNLV Shooting: Suspect Found Dead, Multiple Victims Reported, Campus Closed
• A shooting occurred at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, resulting in the death of the suspect and three victims, with one other critically injured. • The suspect was found dead as police responded to the shooting. The suspect's name has not been released due to next of kin notification.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Kentucky Motor and Vessel services to be temporarily paused
All county clerk offices in the state of Kentucky will temporarily pause in-person and online motor and vessel-related services.
Several Ky. coroners working to get pay increase
KENTUCKY. (WKYT) - Imagine having a job where you are on call 24 hours a day, but you are being paid as little as $200 a month. This is the reality for several coroners across the state. But now, some of them are saying it’s time for change. “I...
Unusual Hailstorm Puzzles Northern Kentucky Residents
Residents of Northern Kentucky recently experienced a remarkable weather phenomenon on a Tuesday that distinguished itself from the typical meteorological patterns. Tiny ice pellets, commonly referred to as hail, unexpectedly showered down on Boone and Kenton County, blanketing the area amidst a backdrop of roaring thunder and lightning. This occurrence stood out due to the smaller size of the hailstones, which initially led to some confusion with sleet. However, the conditions that day were ripe for hail, with thunderstorms providing necessary instability and upward motion in the atmosphere, allowing water droplets to ascend, freeze, and fall as hail.
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.
11 Must-See Covered Bridges Found in Kentucky
There were once over 400 covered bridges in Kentucky. More than just a way to cross a creek or river, the bridges that remain are relics of the past. The history of a picturesque covered bridge tells of a different era when covered bridges were once meeting points for political rallies, town hall meetings, or […]