CRIME & SAFETY
Old Dominion Freight Line employee praised for stopping during Deputy Caleb Conley’s funeral procession
GEORGETOWN, Ky. (WTVQ) — An Old Dominion Freight Line employee is being praised after he stopped traffic during fallen deputy Caleb Conley’s funeral procession while in his truck to pay his respects. The employee, who has been identified by many Facebook users as Dustin George, was driving his...
Mother’s boyfriend pleads guilty to killing 4-year-old Serenity McKinney
A man has pled guilty in the murder of four-year-old Shelby County girl, Serenity McKinney. Dakota Hill, 28, pled guilty earlier this week to killing Serenity in late December 2020. Serenity’s mother (and Hill’s girlfriend), 22-year-old Catherine McKinney, previously reached a plea deal where she pled guilty to manslaughter, tampering with physical evidence and abuse of a corpse in the death of her daughter. She was sentenced to 12 years in prison in April. Catherine McKinney was originally charged with murder.
Case of man charged in deputy's murder heads to grand jury
The man charged with killing Scott County Deputy Caleb Conley during a traffic stop appeared in court for charges in Fayette County.
Georgetown police get much needed smiles from loyal companion
GEORGETOWN, Ky. (FOX 56) – The loss of Deputy Caleb Conley continues to take a toll on the community, especially those in law enforcement. A loyal companion has been working hard to bring smiles to the officer’s faces. Katie the dog loves visiting everyone at the Georgetown Police...
Kentucky bakery comes up with sweet way to honor Deputy Caleb Conley
PARIS, Ky. (WKYT) - Deputy Caleb Conley was killed in the line of duty last Monday while conducting a traffic stop. Deputy Conley touched the lives of many in his time serving his community. Now, members of his community are doing what they can to serve his family as they grieve the loss of the Scott County deputy.
Truck driver's silent gesture brightens dark Scott County day
For the last ten years, Dustin George has driven an Old Dominion Freight Lines truck to make deliveries in Georgetown. That's where he was Thursday, when he spotted something.
Scott County Sheriff’s Deputy Involved in a Serious Injury Crash
Scott County-On 5-31-2023 at approximately 2:20 pm, a Scott County Sheriff’s Deputy was involved in a serious injury crash while on patrol in Austin, Indiana. The deputy was taken by air ambulance to University Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky for treatment. His condition is unknown at this time. The crash is being investigated by the Austin City Police Department. Please contact the Austin City Police with questions.
Central Kentucky lays Deputy Caleb Conley to rest
SCOTT COUNTY, Ky. — Thursday was a somber day as hundreds gathered at Scott County High School to remember Scott County Sheriff's Deputy Caleb Conley. Conley was shot and killed last Monday on May 22 during a routine traffic stop in Georgetown as part of a violent rampage that spanned Scott and Fayette counties.
Case of man accused of killing Scott Co. deputy heads to grand jury
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) — The man accused of killing a Scott County deputy last week had his case sent to a grand jury in Fayette County court Friday. Steven Sheangshang appeared in court for assault, robbery, tampering with physical evidence, two counts of burglary and being a convicted felon in possession of a handgun.
Shelbyville Police hold first ever 'Citizens Day' inviting community to train with officers
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A few civilians got to experience some of what it's like to be a Shelbyville police officer with a new department training. It's called "Citizens Day." The day consisted of multiple hours of classroom instruction, practical exercises and skills training. Participants learned at both the department's headquarters on Main Street and on training grounds in a remote area outside of town.
Attorney General’s office to take over prosecution of accused Scott Co. deputy killer
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - WKYT has learned the prosecution of the man accused of killing Scott County Sheriff Deputy Caleb Conley is being taken over by state’s Attorney General office. Steven Sheangshang is accused of shooting Conley during a May 22 traffic stop in Georgetown. The move for Attorney...
Deadly Georgetown police chase crash similar to situation that resulted in passage of Jill’s Law
GEORGETOWN, Ky. (WKYT) - A law passed three years ago mandates that Kentucky police agencies have policies regarding chases. The law, known as Jill’s Law, came about after a crash that killed Jill Hurst in Anderson County. Police say a man high on acid was trying to get away from them when his car hit the car Hurst was in, killing her.
Coroner identifies man killed in deadly Scott County crash
Georgetown Police Department confirmed a person is dead and another is in the hospital after a crash on U.S. 25 in Scott County.
Opinion: ‘Wear Orange’ in hopes of saving lives
Gun violence is preventable. And yet, when there is a mass shooting — or any shooting — we mostly hear the same tired, do-nothing messages: It is too soon to talk about it, thoughts and prayers, and then comes the next shooting or mass shooting and it’s wash, rinse, repeat, and move on.
‘We feel the love.’ Sheriff values support as man charged in deputy’s death denied bond
Steven Sheangshang, who is charged with the murder of a Scott County deputy, was denied bond in his most recent court appearance Tuesday.
Accused shooter pleads not guilty to murder charge in deputy's death
GEORGETOWN, Ky. — It’s been one week since Scott County Deputy Caleb Conley was shot and killed during a traffic stop and the alleged shooter, Steven Sheangshang, is facing numerous charges as a result of a violent spree that spanned Scott and Fayette Counties. Tuesday morning, Sheangshang appeared...
Suspect accused of killing Scott Co. deputy during traffic stop appears in court
The man accused of shooting and killing a Kentucky deputy was back in court on Tuesday morning. Police say Steven Sheangshang murdered Scott County deputy Caleb Conley during a traffic stop last week on I-75 southbound in Georgetown. On Tuesday, the judge entered a not guilty plea on Sheangshang's behalf....
Officials: Man goes overboard on 'Carnival Magic' cruise ship returning to Norfolk
According to a statement from the cruise line, Carnival Magic reported a man overboard to the U.S. Coast Guard and that he "was reported missing by his companion late Monday afternoon." Officials: Man goes overboard on ‘Carnival Magic’ …. According to a statement from the cruise line, Carnival...
Special Olympics torch run precedes weekend games at EKU
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – A group of state troopers, local police officers and sheriff’s deputies from around the state took part in the final leg of the annual Kentucky Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Friday morning at the State Capitol. During a ceremony in the Capitol...
Henry County couple spooked after stray bullet whizzes into living room
PLEASUREVILLE, Ky. — There aren't many interruptions living in the rolling Kentucky hills. "We wouldn't want to live anywhere else," Kathy Conroy said, who has lived with her husband Pat northwest of Pleasureville for 10 years. Their Memorial Day weekend got off to a rocky start Friday when they...
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