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Richmond mom adopts baby born dependent on drugs, has message for public

RICHMOND, Ky. (WKYT) - Last year, it's estimated more than 1,400 babies were born with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) in Kentucky. Kentucky has an NAS rate that's almost three times the national average. Three-year-old Isabella met us at the door of her home as if we'd known her her whole life.

WKYT 27 - 2018-01-19 00:32:00

Richmond man released on parole sentenced for perjury

A 66-year-old Richmond man lied while giving testimony in a case of drug trafficking charges against him. Now, Douglas Lewis has been sentenced to three years on top of the seven years he received in the case. Lewis, who was arrested on the trafficking charges in November 2015 and sentenced in Augus

RICHMOND REGISTER - 2018-01-18 00:49:00

Fayette County Schools delayed, STEAM Academy closed Thursday

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT)- Fayette County Public Schools will operate on a two-hour delay Thursday. That's with the exception of the STEAM Academy which will not operate today due to a busted pipe. Afternoon and evening activities will go on as normal. LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT)- Fayette County Public Scho

WKYT 27 - 2018-01-18 10:00:00

KY National Guard called in to help with water crisis

BUCKHORN, Ky. (WTVQ) - The Kentucky National Guard is helping bring relief to residents in one city in Perry County that has been without water for weeks. According to the Kentucky National Guard Facebook page, soldiers with the 201st Engineer Battalion have prepared two 400-gallon water tanks to be

WTVQ - 2018-01-18 19:43:18

Man arrested for threatening to kill neighbors

LONDON, Ky. (WYMT) - Deputies arrested a man for terroristic threatening in London Monday night. Officials met Kenneth Morgan, 45, on Ponderosa Drive. Morgan told deputies he was going to kill his neighbors. Morgan was arrested and charged with third-degree terroristic threatening. He was taken to

WYMT.COM - 2018-01-17 19:23:00

Missing teenager last seen in Laurel County

LONDON, Ky. (WYMT) - The Laurel County Sheriff's Office is looking for a missing teenager. Printice W. Pack was last seen off Ky 1376 East, five miles south of London, on Wednesday around 11 a.m. Officials say Pack is 15 years old, 5' 9'' and 135 pounds. He has blue eyes and brown hair. Pack was la

WYMT.COM - 2018-01-18 17:36:00

CRIME REPORT: Man arrested after burglarizing home

Richmond police officers responded to a burglary on Breezewood Circle early Monday morning after a home was found to be broken into. Sometime between Sunday and early Monday morning, Christopher Parsons, 37, no address listed, forcibly opened the back door to the residence and stole several items, i

RICHMOND REGISTER - 2018-01-17 23:53:00

Richmond firefighters respond to apartment fire

RICHMOND, Ky. (WTVQ) - A family got out of their burning apartment safely Thursday morning and firefighters say it's thanks to smoke alarms. The Richmond Fire Department says it responded to the fire on South Killarney Lane. Crews say smoke alarms alerted the family to the fire. There is no word on

WTVQ - 2018-01-18 17:28:17

HPD: 2 arrested after robbery, chase, crash in southwest Houston

HOUSTON - Houston police say two men believed to be involved in a robbery are in custody after a failed escape attempt overnight. According to the Houston Police Department, it was about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday when an officer spotted an SUV that was carjacked earlier in the day. Three men came out of

KHOU - 2018-01-18 11:11:24

3 charged with capital murder in Houston-area couple’s death

HOUSTON (AP) - Three men have been charged with capital murder after investigators accused them of following a suburban Houston couple to their home in an upscale gated community, forcing them into their house at gunpoint, killing them, then ransacking their house. The Harris County Sheriff's Office

WASHINGTON TIMES - 2018-01-17 23:59:59

3 Houston Men Sentened In Narcotics Trafficking Ring

HOUSTON, TX - Three Houston area men have been ordered to federal prison following their convictions in a $1 million narcotics trafficking conspiracy. Robert Ashleigh Whitten, 38, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine. Lalo Buddy Perez, 27, and Michael Anthony Pat

PATCH - 2018-01-18 22:13:01

Houston ISD Trustee Rhonda Skillern-Jones elected board president amid many challenges

The Houston ISD board has elected District II Trustee Rhonda Skillern-Jones as board president, succeeding Wanda Adams in the post. Trustee Jolanda Jones, who represents District IV, was elected as first vice-president. District VII Trustee Anne Sung was elected as second vice-president. Sergio Lira

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2018-01-18 23:50:00

Houston's Winter Storm: Area Freeways Impacted By Ice Storm

HOUSTON, TX - Road closures are high on everyone Houstonians mind today after an arctic front that followed light rain overnight froze roads and freeways over early Tuesday. So far, ice has caused closures or disruptions at more than 20 locations around the city, and that has contributed to dozens o


Houston Woman Found Dead After Wandering Away From Home In Cold, Deputies Say

HOUSTON, TX - Harris County Sheriff's Office District 3 patrol responded to a missing person report this morning, January 17, 2018, at around 10:20 a.m. in the 400 block of Dreamland in east Harris County. Deputies were told by family members the 82-year-old female resident was not in her home after

BREAKING911.COM - 2018-01-18 04:00:59

Houston physician's license temporarily suspended for alleged use of cocaine

HOUSTON - A Houston physician has been temporarily suspended from practicing medicine by the Texas Medical Board for allegedly using cocaine. According to TMB, Dr. Oscar Francisco Quintana's medical license was suspended Jan. 12. They say "his continuation in the practice of medicine poses a continu

KHOU - 2018-01-17 22:49:28

The Latest: Body found in woods outside Houston

4:50 p.m. Sheriff's officials in Texas say an 82-year-old woman with dementia likely died from exposure after walking away from her home near Houston. The Harris County sheriff's office said deputies found 4:50 p.m. Sheriff's officials in Texas say an 82-year-old woman with dementia likely died

RADIO EGYPT - 2018-01-17 22:21:48

NEW: GDOT worker killed in accident with train ID'd

A Georgia Department of Transportation worker was killed Thursday morning in an accident with a train in Coweta County, according to Channel 2 Action News. The CSX train and the GDOT salt truck were involved in a crash at the intersection of Railroad Street and Bethlehem Church Road in Moreland, the


Dump truck hit by oncoming train in Georgia, driver killed

NEWNAN, Ga. (AP) - Authorities say a Georgia Department of Transportation employee has been killed after his dump truck was hit by a train. State Patrol Trooper Ross Buchan tells The Newnan Times-Herald that Carey Byron Ellerbee was attempting to cross railroads tracks Thursday morning at an interse

WASHINGTON TIMES - 2018-01-18 21:38:43

LaGrange police investigate shots fired into home

LAGRANGE, Ga. - Some very scary moments for a woman in LaGrange after some fire gunshots into her home. LaGrange police say the shooting incident happened early Thursday morning around 2 a.m. at a home in the 1400 block of Park Avenue. Police say the victim told them she and her tenants were awakene

WRBL.COM - 2018-01-18 12:33:09

DOT worker killed in train collision

The Newnan Times-Herald The driver of a DOT dump truck was killed after his truck was struck by an oncoming train in Moreland. A DOT worker was killed after his dump truck was struck by an oncoming train. The accident occurred Thursday morning around 9 a.m. when the driver of a DOT dump truck w

NEWNAN TIMES-HERALD - 2018-01-18 18:59:00