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Bowling Green man arrested for sexual abuse

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) - A Bowling Green man has been arrested and charged with first degree sexual abuse. Police say they were notified that Myo Lay had been abusing the victim for years. The victim told police Lay was addicted to pornography and would frequently assault them on a weekly basis s


Warren County grand jury returns indictments

The following people were indicted Wednesday by a Warren County grand jury:. Ahmed Al Dulaimi, 20, 245 Kattawar Circle, two counts of theft by unlawful taking of property, receiving stolen property (firearm), second-degree unlawful transaction with a minor, fraudulent use of a credit/debit card valu


Man accused of pulling gun on man wearing MAGA hat appears in court again

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) -- The man accused of pulling a gun on another man at Sam's Club last weekend was in court Friday morning. New information was disclosed about previous weapon charges on the suspect, James Phillips.


Skills USA comes to Bowling Green

BOWLING GREEN Ky.-South Central Kentucky Community and Technical College held the Region 5 Skills USA competition on Friday. High school students participate to get skills in their craft, while also enjoying some competition. Winners at the local events will move on to state and national levels and


Federal HIV plan targets Kentucky, South

Earlier this month, the Trump administration announced a plan to effectively end HIV transmission by 2030. The strategy is simple: diagnose most people living with HIV and get them on antiretroviral treatment by 2020, and maintain suppression of the virus until 2030.


Veterans Memorial apartment development OK'd in 5-4 vote

After agreeing to a little less density and a little more uniformity, the Keystone Development Group – headed by Bowling Green Realtor Matt Tabor – just barely got the result Thursday that it had been looking for two weeks ago.


Police recover stolen tractor trailer

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Kentucky State Police arrested an Ohio man accused of driving a stolen tractor trailer. KSP received a call Thursday about a stolen trailer entering Interstate 65 from Tennessee.


Rain causes rock slide in Pikeville, Kentucky

Heavy rains caused a major rock slide in Pikeville, Kentucky which damaged a business Friday morning. Pikeville is in far eastern Kentucky. Police said the rock slide hit a towing company.


Trump picks Kentucky native as nominee for UN post

WASHINGTON (AP/WTVQ) – President Donald Trump has picked Kelly Craft, the U.S. ambassador to Canada and Kentucky native, as his nominee to serve as the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.


Police searching for man wanted on charges in two Kentucky counties

RADCLIFF, KY (WAVE) - Radcliff Police have asked for help locating a wanted man. Officials said Kenneth Smith, 58, has an active felony arrest warrant for criminal possession of a forged instrument.


State Police investigate officer-involved shooting

MORGANTOWN, Ky. (WBKO) — According to WBKO in Bowling Green, state police are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Butler County. Police say a shooting involving a Fish and Wildlife Officer happened Thursday night on Caneyville Road in Morgantown.


Prosecutors say Kentucky woman faked cancer to get money from co-workers, businesses

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Co-workers and employers gave a northern Kentucky woman thousands of dollars to help her battle cancer, but she didn't have cancer. Jessica Krecskay, 25, is now facing felony theft charges. Prosecutors say she received more than $10,000 in donations between 2013 and 2017. T


Truckers head into central Kentucky for slow-roll protest

GEORGETOWN, Ky. (WKYT) - Truckers are headed into the Bluegrass State for a slow-roll through central Kentucky. The protest is in response to a requirement, more than a year old, that hours worked be logged automatically through electronic logging devices.


Drug Free Warren County initiative launches in Bowling Green

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.- A new program aimed at keeping children in our community off of drugs has launched in Warren County. On Thursday afternoon at Mariah’s Restaurant in Bowling Green, elected leaders, medical professionals, educators and law enforcement personnel, joined together to celebrate the la


Area sees record rain, with more expected

As of early Friday morning, Bowling Green has received 8.17 inches of rain in February – 5.18 inches higher than normal for this point in the month, according to the National Weather Service in Louisville.


Hotel, restaurant plans move forward in The Hub development

David Chandler's The Hub development on Lovers Lane may have been slowed by the recent wet weather, but it picked up some steam Wednesday. In unanimous votes, Warren County's Urban Growth Design Review Board approved overlay development plans for the 196-room Embassy Suites hotel/convention center c


Kentucky's car tax: How fair is it?

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — (WHAS11) -- As good old Ben Franklin said, there are two certainties in the world…death and taxes. And depending on where you live, there can be more ways to tax.


HOMETOWN HERO: Elizabeth Wooldridge

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) -- After losing her 14-year-old daughter to cancer, Elizabeth Wooldridge has made it her mission to not only keep Julianna's memory alive, but to also do acts of good in her name.


WNKY Investigates: Warren Central student suspension

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – On January 15, the Warren Central High School boys basketball team visited South Warren High School for a District 14 regular season game. The game resulted in an intense, highly-competitive 76 to 74 overtime win for the Spartans.


Free Fishing Days For Indiana, Kentucky, and Illinois For 2019

While it may still be February and chilly outside, it's never too early to think about fishing. There are many areas around the Tri-State to put your fishing skills to the test, but if you are 17 and older, you must purchase your fishing license first. However, there are a few days this year when a