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Kentucky woman arrested after allegedly faking cancer diagnosis, raising $10G in donations: report

A woman in Northern Kentucky is facing felony charges after she allegedly faked a cancer diagnosis and ultimately swindled thousands of dollars from coworkers and other sympathizers in donations.


Murder charge after man found dead in his Kentucky home

WADDY, Ky. (WDKY) - A man is charged with murder following a homicide in Shelby County. Kentucky State Police were called to a home on Bardstown Trail in Waddy around 4:30 a.m. Wednesday for a reported shooting.


Many Kentucky houseboat owners aren’t paying their taxes. This would make them.

Many people who own houseboats on Kentucky lakes are shirking local and state property taxes, but a bill pending before state lawmakers would change that, according to supporters of the measure.


Police: Kentucky principal charged after failure to report sex abuse

A Kentucky high school principal is facing charges after police say he didn’t report a student’s allegations of sex abuse to police. The McCracken County Sheriff announced the charges Wednesday, saying deputies investigated only after the student complained directly to his office.


Kentucky lawmakers seek gas tax hike

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A bill that would raise Kentucky's gas tax was filed Wednesday, the last day for new measures in the state House of Representatives. House Bill 517 would add 10 cents per gallon to the state taxes on gasoline and other fuels, in addition to expanding fees on electric vehicl


Kentucky Senate unanimously passes that would ban bestiality

The Kentucky State Senate has unanimously passed Senate Bill 67. The legislation would ban bestiality in Kentucky, which is one of the last five states where it remains legal. If the measure becomes law, it will start to turn around policy in the state.


‘Top Chef’ Kentucky’s Graham Elliot is in town and you’ll never guess where he ate.

If you see someone wandering around Lexington Thursday wearing white glasses and think, ‘was that chef Graham Elliot?’ the answer is probably yes. Elliot, who is a judge on “Top Chef” Kentucky, is in town for a private viewing party for the last episode filmed in Kentucky.


MUGSHOTS: Indiana's Most Wanted Sex Offenders

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Employee found unconscious at Indiana coating company dies

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. — (WHAS11) -- A man has died after he was found unconscious at a Jeffersonville workplace. According to Justin Ames from the Jeffersonville Fire Department, the department received a call from the Valmont Coatings Gateway Galvanizing Facility on Brown Foreman Road just after 11


Kentucky River continues to rise despite break from the rain

ESTILL COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT/WKYT) - The Kentucky River is still rising, despite a break from the rain Thursday. Sister station WKYT reports the river is now more than 24 feet, rising about eight feet in the last two days. And it's probably not done yet.


Indiana couple charged with neglect after child's autopsy reveals high levels of meth

CASSOPOLIS, Ind. — An Indiana couple was charged on multiple counts of neglect following the June death of a 10-year-old girl. Prosecutors in Elkhart, Indiana, filed the criminal charges Feb. 6, against 30-year-old Erica Reschke and 34-year-old Brandon Hobbs, both of Cassopolis, Indiana.


Season 16, Episode 12 Kentucky Farewell

The chefs have been growing gardens at their Kentucky estate. Tom challenges them to make a dish focused on their garden harvest. For the last elimination challenge in Kentucky, the chefs head to Keeneland, a thoroughbred horse auction house, to bid on luxury ingredients for dishes to show gratitude


Kentucky Medicaid releases report on pharmacy benefit program

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Officials identify 2 victims killed in crash on I-64 West in Frankfort

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Officials have identified the two people who died in a crash that happened Monday morning on I-64 West in Frankfort. The victims were 64-year-old Allen Robey, of Bedford, Indiana, and 53-year-old Wilma Chambers, of Berea, Kentucky, according to the Franklin County Coroner's


Animal shelter seeking information on stolen dog

HENRY COUNTY, KY (WAVE) - The Henry/Trimble County Animal Shelter is asking for help identifying the person(s) responsible for breaking into the facility and stealing a dog. The shelter said the break in happened around 10:30 p.m. Monday.



NASHVILLE – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a former Smith County deputy, who was indicted on vehicular homicide and other charges.


"Send It": Friend Shares Late Police Chief's Advice During Emotional Farewell

Listen to audio of Rising Sun Chief of Police David Hewitt's final call. Rising Sun Chief of Police David Hewitt died in a vehicle crash on Wednesday, February 13. His funeral was held at Rising Sun High School on Wednesday, February 20. Photo provided.


Expungement bill advances in Senate

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Rising Sun Regional Foundation Scholarship Applications Now Available

The organization says it will award up to $54,000 in scholarships to high school seniors this year. (Rising Sun, Ind.) – Applications are now available for Rising Sun Regional Foundation scholarships.


3 facing drug charges in Scott County, Ind. after anonymous tip

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- An anonymous tip led police in Scott County, Indiana to a stash of drugs Sunday evening. Acting on the tip, Indiana State Police visited a home on Rural Street in Austin, Indiana. Consent was given to search the home, and that's when police found 18 grams of meth, along wit