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Florida man accused of child molestation arrested in Kentucky

ROSINE, Ky. (WKYT) - A Florida man accused of molesting a child is behind bars in Kentucky with the help of federal authorities. Kentucky State Police say William Douglas Lacy III, 29, was arrested in Rosine after troopers and U.S. Marshals executed a search warrant at a home on U.S. 62 East.


Feds indict 60, some doctors, in Appalachia (including Kentucky) for illegal prescriping of pain pills

Feds indict 60 for illegal prescribing in Ohio, W.Va., Ky., Tenn. and Ala.; some doctors allegedly traded sex for drugs. Sixty health professionals in five Appalachian states were charged Wednesday with “illegal prescribing of more than 32 million pain pills, including doctors who prosecutors said t


Boil water advisory issued in Beattyville

BEATTYVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ)- The Division of Water has issued a boil water advisory for customers in Beattyville. The department says the advisory has been issued as an precaution after a water line broke. They say crews are fixing to repair it.


Wanted Kentucky man sports distinctive tattoos in mug shot

BOWLING GREEN, KY (WAVE) - A man wanted in Warren County is sporting a pretty recognizable look in his mug shot. Bowling Green Police posted the photo of Christopher Gregory, 35, to their Facebook page.


Kentucky county to pay $253K over claims of false billing

BEATTYVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky county has agreed to pay nearly $254,000 to the federal government over allegations that its ambulance service submitted more than a thousand fake reimbursement claims to Medicare and Medicaid.


Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce to offer Small Business class series beginning May 11

The Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce has announced its Small Business, Smart Owner, Saturday Series. The Small Business, Smart Owner, Saturday Series was created to help individuals and entrepreneurs who are interested in starting a business. The classes cover everything from the basics of star


Grand jury in western Kentucky returns eight indictments

Eight people have been indicted on various weapon and drug charges in western Kentucky. U.S. Attorney Russell Coleman was joined by Owensboro Police and the ATF at a press conference on Thursday.

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Kentucky man charged in 2017 fatal shooting

SCOTTSVILLE, Ky. (WKRN) - Search warrants executed at multiple residences Wednesday morning in Allen County, Kentucky led to an arrest in a 2017 fatal shooting. Jackie Mutter, 64, was charged with murder in the death of Wendell Jackson on Hade Bell Road in Scottsville.


Missing Augusta teen believed to be headed to Kentucky

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is looking for a missing girl. According to the sheriff's office, Erin Chambers, 13, was last seen Tuesday at 6:45 p.m. on the canal trail near Milledge Road trail head, wearing a blue hoodie, black leggings and black shoes.


Kentucky burglary suspect shot after breaking into home, allegedly undressing in child's bedroom

A Kentucky man who allegedly broke into his neighbor's home and took his clothes off in a 12-year-old girl's room on Sunday was shot six times by the homeowner, according to officials.


Kentucky sheriff indicted after second DUI arrest

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - A Kentucky sheriff has been indicted following his second DUI arrest. WAVE3 reports that Breckenridge County Sheriff Todd Pate has been indicted on four counts of wanton endangerment, and one count each of tampering with evidence and operating a vehicle under the influence.


Kentucky police arrest father and son on sex abuse, incest charges

BELL COUNTY, Ky. — Kentucky State Police arrested a father and son after two female victims came forward and reported crimes that reportedly occurred when they were less than 14 years old.


Chris Bailey's Forecast | Big changes blowing in

It’s a very busy night taking shape across the state as we track another big storm system into the region. This is bringing strong storms, heavy rains and gusty winds to much of our region. As this system slows down just to our east, it means some nasty weather is going to be around into the start o


Authorities surround Powell County home after emergency call

CLAY CITY, Ky. (WKYT) - Kentucky State Police is at the scene with local authorities at a potential barricade situation in Powell County. The scene is on Shiloh Road. Troopers say a homeowner was confronted on the front porch. He left and called 911.


Prevention may ease bear issues for Kentucky residents; most problems with bears center around food

The arrival of spring means bear activity is on the rise in Kentucky. An increase in activity can also mean an increase in bear complaints for those living in areas with established populations.


Police arrest 3 who were barricaded in Powell County home

Clay City, Ky. (WYMT) - Kentucky State Police arrested three people after a barricade situation in Clay City early Thursday morning. Around 5:00 a.m., a man called 911 saying he was confronted by two strange men on his front porch when he came home from work.


Corbin, Whitley County move up in Fear 'Les' 13th Region Softball Rankings

When it comes to the Fear ‘Les’ 13th Region Softball Rankings, it’s pretty cut and dry. You’ve got Clay County pulling away from the pack while North Laurel remains in sight. Whitley County has the weapons to challenge for the region title, and Corbin looks to be coming on while South Laurel is stru


Keion Brooks officially becomes a Wildcat

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WYMT) - Kentucky basketball officially added another member to their 2019 recruiting class. La Lumiere's Keion Brooks, Jr. made his commitment to UK official today by signing his letter of intent.


Three people arrested after hours long Powell Co. standoff

MOREHEAD, Ky. (WTVQ)- Three people have been arrested after a standoff Thursday morning in Powell County. According to Kentucky State Police, a man called Powell County dispatchers around 5 a.m. and told them two men confronted him on his front porch when he got home from work.


Breathitt County's Chandler Howard inks with Alice Lloyd

JACKSON, Ky. (WYMT) - Breathitt County's Chandler Howard signed to continue his basketball career here in the mountains. Howard will make the trip over to Pippa Passes to play with the Alice Lloyd College Eagles.