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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.


Berea celebrates contributions of 911 telecommunicators

This week City of Berea Mayor Bruce Fraley honored the people who support first responders 24/7. At a brief ceremony at City Hall, Fraley read the following proclamation:. “National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week April 14-20.


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.


Madison Co. jail contract employee charged with rape at facility

MADISON COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – A Madison County Detention Center contract employee is accused of a rape involving an inmate. According to Madison County Jailer Steve Tussey, Erika Jackson, a Kellwell Food Management contract employee, was arrested and charged with rape and sodomy following an incident


Kentucky police officer accused of sending obscene photos to teenager

CYNTHIANA, Ky. — A Kentucky police officer is accused of exchanging obscene pictures with a teenage girl. John Philpot IV was arrested Wedsnday when he reported to work at the Cynthiana Police Department.


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.


Tyler Boggs headed to Berea College

WHITESBURG, Ky (WYMT)- Tyler Boggs is set to take the hardwood at the next level. The senior center helped the Letcher Central Cougars to an 18-13 season and a trip to the Regional Tournament.


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.


Berea City Administrator Randy Stone to retire

Berea City Administrator Randy Stone announced his retirement Tuesday evening at the Berea City Council meeting. He told the story of a childhood parable with his grandfather after a hard day's work. His grandfather would tell him it was time to "cut a king pole" and go fishing.


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.


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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CRIME REPORT: Richmond man charged with assault

Richmond police arrested a man on a Madison County warrant Wednesday that charges him with second-degree assault. According to the warrant, on March 28, Richmond officers were called to East Locust Street, where a domestic dispute was reported. When officers arrived, they talked with the victim, who


HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL: Southern rallies to beat Dunbar in extra innings

BEREA -- It took an extra inning, but the Lady Eagles were able to claim a 3-2 victory Wednesday over Dunbar with a dramatic walk-off single. Kayla Pigg came through for the Lady Eagles (15-6) in the bottom of the eighth when she singled on a line drive to score Tessa Juett for the winning run.


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.


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


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.


Several Kentucky doctors charged in federal prescription crackdown

CINCINNATI (WKYT) - The U.S. Department of Justice has announced 60 people, including several Kentucky doctors, were charged in a massive crackdown on the illegal prescribing and distributing of narcotics.


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.


Update on the First Watch on Richmond Road

The First Watch near Texas Roadhouse on Richmond Road is moving. Have they already moved? Are they still open? Where is the new location open?. The First Watch near Golf Exchange and Texas Roadhouse on the corner of Man O’War and Richmond Road is leaving that location and will be attached to the LaR