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Babysitter arrested after Madison Co. toddler suffers brain injury

MADISON COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - Angela Powers is in the Madison County Detention Center charged with criminal abuse of a child (12 or under) and assault second-degree. Richmond Police arrested Powers on Monday in connection with an incident in September at a home on Edgewood Drive. Officers began inves

WKYT 27 - 2017-11-21 18:16:00

Suspect wanted for double homicide dead after standoff at hotel

Local law enforcement agencies surround the Super 8 Motel in Richmond Monday afternoon after receiving a call that a suspect wanted for double homicide in Michigan was believed to be staying in the motel. After a brief standoff with police, the suspect, whose identity is yet to be released, allegedl

RICHMOND REGISTER - 2017-11-20 23:08:00

Heavy police presence at Super 8 Hotel in Richmond

RICHMOND, Ky. (WKYT)- There is a heavy police presence at the Super 8 hotel in Richmond. Police have not released any details about the situation. Witnesses say there are several law enforcement agencies on the scene; there are also officers armed with weapons surrounding the hotel. Keep clicking

WKYT 27 - 2017-11-20 22:50:00

The babysitter said a toddler fell down the stairs in Richmond. Here's what really happened.

A babysitter was arrested after admitting to shoving an 18-month-old child, causing external injuries, police said. Angela Powers, 27, called 911 on Sept. 23 and said the little girl she was babysitting in Richmond had fallen down the stairs and lost consciousness, according to police records. The

LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER - 2017-11-21 17:25:00

Nerve agent vapor detected at Blue Grass Army Depot

RICHMOND, Ky. (WTVQ) - Chemical crews detected a GB nerve agent vapor emission in a storage igloo at the Blue Grass Army Depot in Richmond, according to Blue Grass Chemical Activity. The munition was placed in a single round container and moved to a separate igloo on November 14, 2017. It was monito

WTVQ - 2017-11-21 00:25:33

Overnight shootings have neighbors fearful to be in their own homes

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- It was a frightening night for several families in Lexington as three separate shootings left three homes riddled with bullets. No one was hurt. First, 11 p.m., police say someone fired shots at a home on Hanna Place near Richmond Road with people home at the time. The bullets

WTVQ - 2017-11-20 23:16:35

Motorcyclist wrecks, dies trying to avoid a deer

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - A motorcyclist was killed when he tried to avoid hitting a deer on a Lexington road Monday morning. According to Fayette County Coroner Gary Ginn, the motorcyclist was traveling on Old Richmond Road near Jean Farris Winery just after 10:30 a.m. when a deer walked out onto the

WTVQ - 2017-11-20 19:45:26

OUR READERS SPEAK: Berea deserves better

When small towns elect new council members, like Berea did with 5 new members in 2016, there are always some issues left over from the previous group. This council was left with what will go down in history as "The Berea Electricity Mess". This is a complicated issue and Councilman Jerry Little has

RICHMOND REGISTER - 2017-11-21 16:32:00

Kevin Woody named Dawson County 2017-2018 Teacher of the Year

Dawson County Junior High School Choral Director Kevin Woody was recently named the 2017-2018 Teacher of the Year for Dawson County after being voted DCJHS Teacher of the Year by his peers. "I was definitely shocked and humbled," Woody, 29, said as he recalled his reaction to the news. Woody, who g

DAWSONNEWS.COM - 2017-11-22 00:26:00

Lula mayor says he's leaving city in better financial shape

As he prepares to leave office after four terms and 16 years as mayor of Lula, Milton Turner had one burning question to ask the city's auditor earlier this week. After possibly hearing the annual audit presentation for the last time as mayor, Turner asked certified public accountant Wayne Tuck: Do

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2017-11-22 05:02:00

Economic opportunities bring hard choices for Lula

Opportunity for economic development is knocking at Lula's door, but to take advantage, city officials need to make some hard decisions on funding alternatives for upgrading sewer capacity that could handle future growth. The opportunities include servicing a poultry plant on a large tract off Lula

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2017-11-21 06:01:00

Deputy-grams to raise money for Christmas program for area children

The Banks County Sheriff's Office is offering Deputy-Grams as a fundraiser for the Christmas program that provides gifts to area children. A Deputy-Gram is the Banks County Sheriff's Office's version of a "singing telegram." The Deputy-Gram consists of School Resource Officer / Deputy Josh Whit

BANKSNEWSTODAY.COM - 2017-11-21 15:19:29

Water being pumped on new site; samples taken every two weeks

Homer Mayor Doug Cheek said water at the Evans Street location did not test well at its first sampling. He said engineering consultants told the city the water "had set there so long, it's like stagnant water. He explained water would be run through onto the ground and sampled every two weeks. He

BANKSNEWSTODAY.COM - 2017-11-21 15:01:31

Clayton County Calendar of Events

Nov. 22 Thanksgiving Dinner Faith Open Door Community Center, 259 Arrowhead Blvd. in Jonesboro, is having Thanksgiving dinner from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for the program's youth and families. Call the center at 678-545-6053 or visit faithopendoor.org. Dec. 2-5 Musical Auditions Audition for The Front Por

CLAYTON NEWS DAILY - 2017-11-21 15:00:00

'Armed and dangerous' couple in custody after police shooting

Gainesville police told Channel 2 Action News the incident happened along Athens Street at Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard Friday evening. Investigators asked people nearby to lock their doors and report any suspicious activity to police. Police told Channel 2's Steve Gehlbach they were looking for


Sandra Deal visits, reads to Clayton students

Georgia First Lady Sandra Deal visited with students at Tara Elementary Thursday morning to read with the children. Deal's visit is part of her Read Across Georgia initiative. (Staff Photo: Heather Middleton) First Lady Sandra Deal reads "If Kids Ran the World" to fourth-grade students at Tara Eleme

CLAYTON NEWS DAILY - 2017-11-20 05:58:00

Wildwood man free on bond arrested again on another battery charge

James Lewis Hall Jr. A Wildwood man with a history of arrests was taken into custody after an altercation early Tuesday morning. Police were called at 5 a.m. to NE 37th Place after a 911 call indicated that 48-year-old James Lewis Hall Jr. had knocked another individual down, according to an arrest

VILLAGES-NEWS.COM - 2017-11-21 16:31:21

Driver admits to being high on marijuana after traffic stop on U.S. 301 in Wildwood

Jason Thanh Nguyen A driver stopped for not having a working taglight on his vehicle admitted to a police officer he was driving while "high." Jason Thanh Nguyen, 24, of New Port Richey, had been driving at 10:15 p.m. Sunday when he was pulled over by a Wildwood police officer. When the officer appr

VILLAGES-NEWS.COM - 2017-11-20 21:45:09

Two shot, airlifted in Floral City

A Floral City resident shot and injured a pair of men who were reportedly invading his home Monday afternoon. Citrus County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Heather Yates said the homeowner of 8089 E. Sunray Lane awoke before 2 p.m. to people breaking into his camper. An altercation took place and the h

RIVERLAND NEWS - 2017-11-21 03:15:00

Witness provides key clue after Villagers' vehicles damaged by fleeing pickup in hit-and-run accident

Two Villagers' vehicles were damaged by a pickup truck that fled the scene of an accident Sunday near Rolling Acres Plaza. Lady Lake police were called at about 5 p.m. to the scene of the crash on U.S. Hwy. 27/441 near its intersection with Avenida Central.Lady Lake police were at the scene of the a

VILLAGES-NEWS.COM - 2017-11-20 22:47:03