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Berea man indicted on assault charges could face 30 years

A Berea man was indicted last Wednesday on felony assault charges after allegedly choking a woman and hitting her in the face with a glass jar. Anthony Wayne Francisco, 39, was indicted by a Madison County grand jury on a charge of second-degree assault, assault of a family member and as a persisten

RICHMOND REGISTER - 2017-09-20 16:43:00

Brewer murder case to be mediated

A Lexington man charged with murder in Madison County, after the death of a passenger in a vehicle in which he allegedly drove impaired, has agreed to mediation in the case. William Gordon Brewer, 59, made the agreement Thursday in Madison Circuit Court when he appeared for a pretrial conference. In

RICHMOND REGISTER - 2017-09-20 17:36:00

UK's Appalachia in the Bluegrass concert series showcases talents of Magill, Rose

The next two concerts in the "Appalachia in the Bluegrass" series will showcase the talents of Andrew Finn Magill and Jennifer Rose. On Friday, Sep. 22, fiddler Andrew Finn Magill will play. The next week, Friday, Sep. 29, folk singer and traditional dancer Jennifer Rose will perform. These free pu

KYFORWARD.COM - 2017-09-20 20:26:41

Trump on North Korea: terrorism, lunacy and hypocrisy

On Tuesday, President Donald Trump delivered his first address to the United Nations. As we all know, the 42-minute speech included an unprecedented denunciation of North Korea. The president's words were clearly aimed at intimidating not only the leadership of that country, but its impoverished pop

LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER - 2017-09-20 22:58:00

Richmond caregivers accused of criminal abuse

A central Kentucky couple is accused of abusing a victim who suffers from dementia and blindness. RICHMOND, Ky. - A central Kentucky couple is accused of abusing a victim who suffers from dementia and blindness. Kentucky State Police arrested James Kaylor and Susan Kaylor at their home in Richmond,

FOXLEXINGTON.COM - 2017-09-21 08:14:38

Mount Vernon women facing multiple charges

Two Mount Vernon women are facing drug charges after Madison County Sheriff's deputies allegedly saw them leaving an area with high drug activity on Jill Drive in Berea Tuesday afternoon. The windshield and taillight of the vehicle the women were in were broken. The driver, Brittany Pittman, 30, had

RICHMOND REGISTER - 2017-09-20 23:21:00

Richmond woman facing drug charges

Reports of drug activity led deputies to investigate the 100 block area of Estonia Drive in Richmond Monday night. A deputy spoke with one of two women sitting on a car in a nearby driveway. The woman, Kristy N. Puckett, 34, an Estonia resident, consented to a search. A cigarette packet holding grey

RICHMOND REGISTER - 2017-09-19 22:52:00

County Clerk's office offers passport services; several other projects ongoing

The Madison County Clerk's Office wants to give those using its services the world, in a sense. The office has been issuing U.S. passports since January; it is the third agency in Madison County to offer the service, joining the Richmond and Berea post offices. The office issues passports on a walk-

RICHMOND REGISTER - 2017-09-20 12:18:00

Richmond's new Dominion Senior Living partners the UK College of Public Health on internship program

Dominion Senior Living of Richmond is partnering with the University of Kentucky for its first internship program. The senior living community will be accepting interns from the College of Public Health for the fall and spring semesters. The community decided to partner with the university to rais

KYFORWARD.COM - 2017-09-20 12:35:30

Citizen's Police Academy: District judge talks court, drug crisis

"Imagine the court system like a hospital and I'm the triage doctor," said Madison and Clark County District Court Judge Earl Ray Neal to a room of Citizen Police Academy students at the Department of Criminal Justice Training. "If you want to know what is going on in the community, come to District

RICHMOND REGISTER - 2017-09-20 00:13:00

Toys 'R' Us files for bankruptcy but keeps stores open

NEW YORK (AP) - Toys 'R' Us, the big box toy retailer struggling with $5 billion in debt and intense online competition, has filed for bankruptcy protection ahead of the key holiday shopping season - and says its stores will remain open for business as usual. The company based in Wayne, New Jersey,

WTVQ - 2017-09-19 10:48:27

FROM THE EDITOR'S DESK: Media isn't the one creating pension panic

Whipping up a sense of panic. That's what Governor Matt Bevin says the media is trying to do with our coverage of pension reform. As one might expect, I see it differently. I see us doing our job. We're talking to educators to see how they feel about the situation. We're talking to legislators to ga

RICHMOND REGISTER - 2017-09-19 15:51:00

University of Kentucky Interiors professor to be inducted into Lighting Hall of Fame

In honor of his decades-long involvement in educating others in the discipline of lighting design, University of Kentucky Associate Professor of Interiors Joseph Rey-Barreau will be inducted into the American Lighting Association's Hall of Fame at its annual conference this September. The ALA is th

LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER - 2017-09-19 11:20:00

EKU dedicates final phase of $130 million science building; school hopes to be leader in STEM fields

A musical piece commissioned for the grand opening ceremonies Friday of the new Science Building at Eastern Kentucky University was aptly titled "Emergence Fanfare for Brass Quintet." When Phase 2 of the facility was joined to Phase 1 this year, it gave EKU the largest such facility on any college c

KYFORWARD.COM - 2017-09-18 23:18:04

Academy gives citizens closer look at law enforcement

Everyday residents depend on law enforcement officers to protect, serve and make decisions at a moments notice. Rarely, however, citizens look beyond the badge to know how or why actions are performed and decisions are made, or even what is done or required by each various agency. These questions an

RICHMOND REGISTER - 2017-09-18 23:39:00

Where should chef Alton Brown eat while in Kentucky?

RICHMOND, Ky. (WKYT) - Celebrity chef Alton Brown will visit Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond this fall, and he's asking locals for a little help before he arrives. Brown is encouraging locals in each of the cities on the last leg of his Eat Your Science Tour to offer "gustatory guidance" ah

WKYT 27 - 2017-09-18 16:55:00

Convicted church killer wants to fire Jewish, Indian lawyers

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A white supremacist who was sentenced to death in the 2015 massacre of nine black worshippers has told a federal appeals court he wants to fire his appellate attorneys because one of them is Jewish and the other is Indian. In a handwritten request filed Monday with the 4th U.S

WTVQ - 2017-09-18 22:48:28

E-cigarette battery explodes sparking Garrard Co. house fire

LANCASTER, Ky. - Crews responded to a house fire on Mockingbird Court just outside of Lancaster around 3:30 Wednesday morning. The fire chief says the fire started in the kitchen area where a man left batteries for a vapor cigarette to charge overnight. The batteries exploded igniting the cabinetry.

FOXLEXINGTON.COM - 2017-09-20 08:18:38

Lincoln Co. couple accused of beating 12 year old

LINCOLN CO., Ky. (WKYT) - A mother and her husband are behind bars in Lincoln County, accused of beating the woman's 12 year old daughter. Lancaster Police Say Jack Stanfill hit the girl in the nose and beat her with a belt while Casey Stanfill held her down. According to police, the girl's injurie

WKYT 27 - 2017-09-18 18:04:00

Woman climbs atop Singing Bridge, leading to 4-hour standoff

Donna Haliburton had a story to tell, but no one would listen - until Monday. At 9 p.m. police received a call that a woman was atop downtown Frankfort's "Singing Bridge," Capt. Lynn Aubrey told The State Journal. Haliburton, 56, wasn't coming down until some listened, preferably Lexington's NBC aff

THE STATE-JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 11:38:43