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Body found on Long Street identified

The decomposed body discovered near a wooded area last week on Long Street has been identified.Laurel County Coroner Doug Bowling said on Thursday that an autopsy had revealed the body was that of 58-year-old Mark Wagers of 405 West 7th Street in Corbin. The cause of death is still unknown, although

SENTINEL-ECHO.COM - 2018-10-18 18:00:00

Shoplifting arrest ends in drug charges - ABC 36 News

ROCKCASTLE COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- Brodhead Police say a woman was arrested for shoplifting, but that’s not all.

WTVQ - 2018-10-19 01:52:10

Police: Woman caught shoplifting in Dollar General

BRODHEAD, Ky. (WYMT) -A woman is facing several charges after a shoplifting incident in Rockcastle County.Police in Brodhead said someone at the Dollar General called in the complaint Thursday.They found Angelia Cox with the stolen items. They did not say what those items were.Police also said she h

WYMT.COM - 2018-10-18 17:20:00

CRIME REPORT: Berea man facing assault, unlawful imprisonment charges

According to the Madison County warrant, on Oct. 10, Christopher Hudson, of Chapel Lane, entered a business on Commercial Drive in Richmond and started arguing with the victim. He started calling the victim names and throwing things at them. Hudson then took the victim to the back of the business, g

RICHMOND REGISTER - 2018-10-19 03:02:00

Woolly Worm Festival begins Friday - ABC 36 News

Linda Smith, the festival’s chairman, tells us they’re expecting around 200 vendors and thousands of people.

WTVQ - 2018-10-18 21:19:50

Man arrested after allegedly stealing from his grandfather

MANCHESTER, Ky. (WYMT) -Police caught a man wanted in Owsley County.State police in Manchester arrested Clifford Biggs on Wednesday.Investigators said security video caught him taking a wood splitter from his grandfather without permission earlier this month.Biggs faces a theft by unlawful taking ch

WYMT.COM - 2018-10-18 16:12:00

Convicted sex offender accused of targeting elderly was arrested in Kentucky traffic stop

Charleston police said a man who was targeting the elderly in Kentuckywas caught in Richmond, Ky., after a trooper conducted a traffic stop on a silver Jeep with improper registration.

WCHSTV.COM - 2018-10-18 09:25:01

5 arrested after vehicle seen weaving

A black vehicle that weaved across the centerline of Ky. 30 on Friday afternoon not only resulted in a traffic stop by Laurel Sheriff's officials, it landed five people in jail for drug possession and paraphernalia.The traffic stop was initiated around 12:28 p.m., two miles northeast of London, afte


Hunter found dead in Clay County

CLAY COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) -A hunter is dead in Clay County.Clay County Sheriff Angela Johnson said a hunter was found dead in the Sandhill community.Sheriff Johnson said it is believed the man fell from a tree stand while hunting.She said the coroner was called to the scene and it is not clear how lon

WYMT.COM - 2018-10-17 22:23:00

Police arrest Clark Co., Ky. man on charges related to child porn

WINCHESTER, Ky. (WDRB) -- Kentucky State Police say a Clark County man is behind bars after he was arrested for charges related to child pornography.Officials with KSP's Electronic Crime Branch arrested 40-year-old Allen Martin on Tuesday night, according to a news release.


Madison County confirms reconstruction of I-75 and KY 627 - ABC 36 News

RICHMOND, Ky. (WTVQ) – Madison County Judge Executive has announced that the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has finalized arrangements to bid the Exit 95 Interstate Exchange project in January 2019.At the invite of the Shiloh Pointe and Shiloh Crest Homeowner’s Association, the Transportation annou

WTVQ - 2018-10-18 18:39:23

Man charged with trafficking methamphetamine

Richmond police arrested a man for trafficking in methamphetamine, among other charges, early Wednesday morning after officers were called to Speedway on Merrick Drive.

RICHMOND REGISTER - 2018-10-17 22:18:00

Vaccinations for hepatitis A done at four jails in Eastern Kentucky.

HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) -The number of cases is nearing2,000 across the state of Kentucky.Amid one of the worst hepatitis A outbreaks in recent years, health officials have been in a constant battle to keep the disease from spreading. Outbreaks have popped up in various jails across the area, one of the


Sheriff's office needs help identifying cemetery theft suspect

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) -The Laurel County Sheriff's Office needs the public's help in identifying a theft suspect.Deputies have a picture of someone stealing items from the Pine Creek Cemetery off Bridge Rock Road.Anyone with information about the theft is asked to call Sgt. Robbie Grimes at 606-


$1 million Mega Millions winner in KY - ABC 36 News

The Kentucky Lottery says, while no one hit last night’s Mega Millions jackpot, one lucky player did match all the white ball winning numbers but not the Mega Ball to win the game’s second prize of $1 million.


Jackson man arrested in Kentucky with missing girl in truck

LONDON, Kentucky (WSYM) - A Jackson man was arrested in Kentucky Monday after police found a missing girl inside of his semi truck.Robert Phillips is charged with the unlawful transaction of a minor and possession of marijuana.According to WKYT, Kentucky State Police say they were contacted by auth


Man stabbed in parking lot in Mt. Sterling - ABC 36 News

MT. STERLING, Ky. (WTVQ) – Police are investigating a stabbing in Mt. Sterling that left a man hospitalized.Authorities say the man was assaulted and stabbed in a Dairy Queen parking lot around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday.- Advertisement -He was taken to the University of Kentucky hospital to be treated.Ther


KSP arrests man on drug charges, wanton endangerment

Dispatch also said Charles Biggs (no image available), 34, of Richmond Road, Berea, was swerving the vehicle in and out of oncoming traffic, according to a citation.


Authorities search for Leslie County inmate - ABC 36 News

Investigators say Joshua New was on a work detail Tuesday in Letcher County, near the Perry County line, when he asked to go to the restroom.


Man wanted for quick changing people in Winchester - ABC 36 News

WINCHESTER, Ky. (WTVQ) – Winchester Police officials say they are looking for a man that is believed to be quick changing people.They say the man is driving a white Lincoln.- Advertisement -According to the police he is using the techniques at local businesses on the Bypass.If you see this man or th