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COURT: Six receive diverted sentences
Judge William Clouse ordered the three-year sentence for receiving stolen property (less than $10,000) for Christopher Wright, 22, of Winchester, diverted for the same amount of time. Wright had been arrested in October 2017 when Madison County Sheriff's deputies came to his rescue.
New backpacks mean students in Breathitt Co. can 'go right into the learning'
BOONEVILLE, Ky. (WKYT) -School is back in session at Highland-Turner Elementary School, and its students are now set for the school year thanks to a donation of new backpacks.Cumberland Church and the Mission of Hope provided an assortment of 275 backpacks to students, many of whom wouldn’t be able
No injuries following early morning fire in Breathitt County
QUICKSAND, Ky. (WYMT) -Officials are investigating what led to an early morning house fire in Breathitt County.It happened around 7:30 Monday morning on Yunk Street in the Quicksand community.We're told no one was inside the home at the time and there were no injuries.No word yet on what caused the
CRIME REPORT: Two arrested for trafficking, promoting contraband
Early Monday morning, Richmond police arrived at Baptist Health Richmond to help MCDC deputies, according to a citation. One deputy told officers that over the past three weeks, someone had been smuggling drugs into the MCDC through inmate visits to the hospital.
Richmond man arrested on drug charges after hit-and-run
Deputies investigating the collision say they were led to Charlie Norris Road where they found Shaun Simpson, 37, who reportedly admitted to being the driver of the vehicle.
Troopers searching for Richmond teen
Troopers say Aric D. Wilcher, Jr., 16, has been reported missing. Investigators say he was last seen at his home during the morning hours of Saturday, August 11.
Teen killed in Bath County crash
According to police, an 18-year-old was driving a Chevy Malibu east on KY 36 when she lost control of the car, ran off the road and hit a utility pole.
KSP Conducts Missing Person Investigation in Madison Co.
The initial investigation indicates thatAric D. Wilcher Jr., 16 years old of Richmond, KY, was last seen at home during the morning hours of Saturday, August 11, 2018. He is described as being a white male that is 5’10” tall with blond hair and blue eyes.
Man runs stop sign, ends up in jail on multiple charges
Failing to stop at a stop sign isn't a smart thing to do, especially in front of a policeman and if you have outstanding bench warrants.But that's exactly what happened last Thursday, and now that subject is lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center.
Richmond Road Chick-fil-A announces opening date. You could win a year’s worth of meals.
Chick-fil-Awill open its long-anticipated restaurant on Richmond Road on Aug. 23, the company said in a Monday release.The restaurant is located in front ofSouthland Christian Church’s Richmond Road campus. Chick-fil-A, which is celebrating its 40th anniversary of being in Kentucky, has hired 65 emp
Grant helps addiction recovery effort in Clark County
WINCHESTER, Ky. (WKYT) -A grant is helping two different groups in Clark County, including one that aims to reach addicts by offering them help when they need it the most.The toll addiction has taken in Winchester is similar to other towns across Kentucky. Amber Fields Hull knows that price first ha
EKU science professors receive patent for compound that targets specific cancers
RICHMOND, Ky. (Aug. 13, 2018) — Two Eastern Kentucky University faculty members recently received a U.S. patent, with 15 claims approved, for their discovery of a chemical compound that better targets specific types of reproductive cancer tumors.
Berea woman charged with trafficking in meth
Officers responded Thursday afternoon and found Jessica Rose, 41, of Horse Cave Road, at the clothes rack outside the store, according to a citation. She tried to hide between the clothes racks.
Police: Man caught throwing black case with drugs inside over embankment
Police charged Harold R. Hayes, 37, of Busy, with operating an ATV on a roadway, trafficking in marijuana less than eight ounces, first-degree trafficking in methamphetamine and tampering with physical evidence.
Winchester police searching for 'endangered' woman, 'armed and dangerous' man
Police say Megan Deshay Griffin, 22, was last seen getting into a black Ford Mustang in Winchester and could be heading to Lexington.
KY animal shelter set to euthanize unadopted animals on Thursday
"We have almost 40 cats and kittens in the shelter and have no where to put them....We've set a Euth date for Thursday the 9th...Also the dogs we have over 14 and need to make room so they will be on for Thursday also...Please come find your new family member today!!!" said theEstill County Animal S
Man found shot to death in Perry County - ABC 36 News
HAZARD, Ky. (WTVQ) – A man was found shot to death Wednesday afternoon in Perry County and State Police say it doesn’t look like it was suicide.The man’s body was found in a car along Elm Shoal Branch Road in the Combs community just before 2:30 p.m.- Advertisement -Investigators say no one was in t
Garbage truck driver killed in crash - ABC 36 News
Graphic Courtesy: MGN OnlineCLAY CITY, Ky. (WTVQ) – A residential garbage truck driver was killed in a single vehicle accident shortly after noon Wednesday on Spout Springs Road (KY 2001) in Clay City.Kentucky State Police, Powell County Sherriff’s Office and Rumpke are currently conducting an inves
CRIME REPORT: Somerset woman arrested after bringing meth to police department
An officer spoke with Brittany Garcia, 31, of Somerset, and found there was an active Pulaski County warrant for her arrest, according to a citation. Officers went to the vehicle she drove to the police department to talk with other family members about Garcia's warrant for failure to appear.
Cincinnati-based animal rescue group takes in four dogs ahead of planned euthanization in Kentucky
On Monday, The Estill County Animal Shelter in Ravenna, Ky. -- located southeast of Lexington -- posted to Facebook that it would have to euthanize as many as 40 cats and kittens because there wasn’t enough space for them.