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Sheriff: Uncle cut 3-year-old Kentucky girl's throat in front of four other children
ALBANY, Ky. (AP) — A 3-year-old girl whose uncle authorities say cut her throat has died in a Kentucky hospital. Citing a Fayette County Coroner’s Office release, news outlets report Josephine Bulubenchi died Sunday evening, more than a day after she was attacked.
Meth floods Northern Kentucky, cops shut down house: 'To stay there, you had to sell meth'
The recent shutdown of a "meth house" yielding four arrests in Northern Kentucky was just one more sign of a changing drug scene, police say. Crystal methamphetamine is inundating the illicit drug market, and it's predicted to stay a while. Called ice by most users, it's usually quite pure, and its
JOSEPHINE BULUBENCHI, AGE 3
Funeral services for Josephine Bulubenchi, age 3, of Albany, Kentucky, who passed away Sunday, December 9, at UK Healthcare Center in Lexington, will be at 6 p.m. CST, Wednesday, December 12 at Campbell-New Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. until the start of the service.
Man Heard Daughter's Voice On Baby Monitor As Uncle Slit Her Throat
A three-year-old girl lost her life at the hands of her own uncle after he slit her throat in front of her siblings. Josephine Bulubenchi was brutally attacked by her uncle, Emmanuel Flutur, in front of her other siblings. The victim's screams were heard by her father over a baby monitor.
Kentucky couple stuck on island with medical emergency
BAHAMAS (WTVQ)- A Kentucky couple is stranded on an island after a medical emergency. According to a Go Fund Me page, friends gifted Rose and Michelle Johnson a cruise to the Bahamas this weekend.
Kentucky restricts transport of deer killed in Tennessee
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Wildlife officials have placed restrictions on the transport of deer from Tennessee into Kentucky in response to the detection of chronic wasting disease.
Kentucky CBD retailers adapt to changing market as Farm Bill awaits signature
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The sounds of string band jamming are just as vibrant as the sights of the colorful crafts lining rack at the Flea Off Market Holiday Bazaar. “A blue one and there’s a yellow one,” Tracy Murray said, as she showed customers her booth called Recyclo Craftz.
Family of murdered Clinton Co. 3-yr-old speaks out
CLINTON COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) — The Bulubenchi family is speaking out after losing their three-year-old daughter, Josephine. Emanuel Fluter, Josephine’s uncle, is accused of cutting her throat Saturday.
3 Charged in Northern Kentucky Slaying
AUGUSTA, KY (WAVE) - A loose dog led police to a murder scene in northern Kentucky Thursday. Kentucky State Police have now charged three people in the crime. Thursday morning, the Bracken County Sheriff’s Office got a call about a dog without its owner.
Increased enforcement for drunken driving begins Friday
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - The Kentucky Office of Highway Safety and Kentucky State Police are joining together in an effort to remind motorists to be responsible behind the wheel as the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” increased enforcement campaign runs Dec. 14, 2018 through Jan. 1, 2019.
Emanuel Fluter: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know
Emanuel Fluter has been charged with murder after investigators said he cut his three-year-old niece’s throat. The alleged attack occurred Saturday, December 8. The little girl, identified as Josephine Bulubenchi, died the next day.
Middle Tennessee teacher uses racial slur as discussion topic with students
NASHVILLE, Tenn.-- Parents of children at a Middle Tennessee school are voicing concerns after an English teacher displayed a racial slur in class and made it the subject of a classroom discussion.
Kentucky sinks 12 3s in 88-61 victory over Utah
LEXINGTON, Ky. - Kentucky coach John Calipari talked about tweaking his team's approach after last weekend's loss to Seton Hall. If one of those tweaks was making more 3-point shots, it paid off in grand fashion Saturday.
Jamestown man charged with DUI followng wreck
A Russell County man was arrested for driving under the influence after allegedly striking a vehicle on the road. On Wednesday, at 4:32pm, the Somerset Police Department responded to a collision report near Robin Dr. on Ky. 1247. Once on the scene, Officer Nathan Meadows determined that a 2002 Ford
One dead in Clay County crash involving garbage truck
CLAY COUNTY, Tenn. (WZTV) — At least one person has died in a crash on a Clay County highway involving a garbage truck. Tennessee Highway Patrol said it happened Friday morning at 735 Tompkinsville Highway/State Route 51.
'Secret Santa' pays off layaway items at Kentucky Walmart
CORBIN, Ky. (WKYT) - During the holidays, some families face a tough choice between paying bills and putting gifts under the tree. However, for several families in a southeastern Kentucky town, that worry is gone.
Autopsy released on dead newborn as Kentucky mother appears in court
MANCHESTER, Ky. (WKYT) - A Clay County mother accused of killing her newborn by placing the child in a garbage bag before throwing the bag over a banister had her first court appearance Friday.
Assailants allegedly pulled Kentucky man’s teeth. He said he was tortured over truck
Four men allegedly took part in a torturing a man in Laurel County by pulling his teeth with pliers to try to get information on a stolen truck, a federal agent said in a sworn statement.
Officers seek help searching for missing Kentucky girl
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) — The Christian County, Kentucky Sheriff’s Office is asking the public to be on the lookout for a missing girl who hasn't been seen for 10 days. Trisha Arnold, 14, was last seen on Dec. 4 running from a house in the Butler Road area.
Kentucky man now charged with 3 murders, shooting at lawman
HYDEN, Ky. (AP) - Authorities say a man captured after allegedly shooting at a state police trooper has now been charged with killing an eastern Kentucky couple and their adult son.