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Grand jury indicts 4 for trafficking meth

Four people have been indicted in connection to a September traffic stop that led to drug-trafficking arrests. Anthony W. Rhodus, 30, of Columbia; Holly G. Rhodus, 40, of Columbia; Brittany Renee Bailey, 23, of Somerset; and Cory Gentry, 25, of Somerset; were jointly indicted on one count of first-d

COMMONWEALTH JOURNAL - 2018-01-17 12:30:00

Judge Tapp files for seat on Supreme Court

A circuit court judge in the 28th Judicial Circuit has filed to fill a seat on the Kentucky Supreme Court now held by Daniel Venters of Somerset who is retiring at the end of his current term. David Tapp, of Somerset, circuit court judge for Pulaski, Rockcastle and Lincoln counties, filed this week

COMMONWEALTH JOURNAL - 2018-01-18 12:30:00

Most Glasgow businesses were open Tuesday, despite snow

GLASGOW - Many Glasgow businesses were open Tuesday, despite treacherous road conditions due to snow. Barren County received about half a foot of snow between Monday and Tuesday, said Dr. Stuart Foster with the Kentucky Climate Center at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green. Foster checked w

GLASGOW DAILY TIMES - 2018-01-17 23:08:00

Flu cases claim 34 Kentuckians including two children

Two children are among the 36 flu-related deaths reported so far in Kentucky this season, according to the Cabinet for Health and Family Services. The average age of the other 34 who have died from the flu is 75 years old, cabinet officials said. "We extend our deepest sympathies to the families. Th

COMMONWEALTH JOURNAL - 2018-01-18 12:30:00

Nine arrests stem from drug-related investigations

Area Drug Task Force, assisted by officers with the Monticello Police Department and deputies with the Wayne County Sheriff's Department, made the following drug-related arrests. These arrests stem from continuing drug-related investigations into the sale of illegal narcotics in Wayne County. J

WAYNE COUNTY OUTLOOK - 2018-01-16 15:53:00

John Prine to headline 2018 MMF, its 25th year

The 25th anniversary may traditionally be about silver, but year 25 for Master Musicians Festival looks to be solid gold. Somerset's own two-day outdoor music festival announced its 2018 line-up in a special reveal party Wednesday night at Jarfly Brewing Co., in the midst of all the snow and ice, bu

COMMONWEALTH JOURNAL - 2018-01-18 12:30:00

Bedford County man dies in head-on crash

LEWISBURG -- A head-on collision on State Highway 64 in Marshall County claimed the life of a Bedford County man last Friday. Grady Lee Flippo, 52, of Wheel died when his truck was struck head-on by a car driven by James H. King, 40, of Culleoka at the intersection of Highway 64 and Hunter Road at a

SHELBYVILLE TIMES-GAZETTE - 2018-01-17 06:00:00

Boil Water Advisory for parts of Lincoln County

MCKINNEY, Ky. (WTVQ) - A Boil Water Advisory was issued Wednesday night for about 400 customers of the McKinney Water District in Lincoln County due to a water main break. The advisory was issued at 9:00 p.m. The advisory affects customers who live on Highway 698, beginning at the railroad crossing

WTVQ - 2018-01-18 03:50:49

1 dead, 2 injured in Norwalk shooting

NORWALK - One man was killed and two others were wounded Wednesday afternoon in a shooting that occurred during a fight with another group of men in Norwalk. The shooting was reported at 5:07 p.m. in the 11000 block of Ferina Street, according to Deputy Trina Schrader of the Sheriff's Information Bu

OCREGISTER - 2018-01-18 07:18:46

Police arrest violent predator they say sexually assaulted 14 prostitutes

(FOX 11) - A violent predator is now behind bars according to LAPD detectives. They say Ferdinand Flowers sexually assaulted at least 14 L.A area prostitutes using a black Dodge Ram pick-up with discoloration in the front, and two white cars, a Chevy Cobalt and a Honda Civic - that's the car police

FOXLA.COM - 2018-01-18 05:14:00

Parents Say Blaze Bernstein's Death May Have Been Hate Crime

Samuel Lincoln Woodward, who was arrested on suspicion of the homicide, reportedly told investigators Bernstein kissed him and he had pushed him away. Courtesy of Family The parents of a 19-year-old University of Pennsylvania student killed and buried in a California park said Tuesday that the killi

NBC LOS ANGELES - 2018-01-17 12:01:35

Woman, student taken to hospital after SUV collides with school bus

VICTORVILLE - A woman and a child were transported with minor injuries after an SUV collided with a school bus here Wednesday morning. At 8:22 a.m, a Victor Valley Union High School District bus was carrying 47 students to Lakeview Leadership Academy, traveling north on Cypress Avenue near Nisqualli

VICTORVILLE DAILY PRESS - 2018-01-18 01:51:17

El Monte Police Declare Stricter Enforcement of Traffic Laws After Fatal Collisions

Police on Wednesday declared stricter enforcement of traffic laws in El Monte, where vehicles fatally hit two local pedestrians over a recent two-year period. The operation to promote bike and pedestrian safety will focus in the area of Valley Boulevard and Gibson Road, according to a statement from

KTLA.COM - 2018-01-17 16:36:45

Couple invested $50 million in L.A.'s neediest kids and it made them richer

Melanie Lundquist, a philanthropist from Palos Verdes Estates, stood in the hall near the principal's office at Santee Education Complex near downtown Los Angeles. Jaden Pitts, a 17-year-old senior from South L.A., happened to be walking by. He is a Lundquist fellow, which means he's no slouch. The

LA TIMES - 2018-01-18 13:00:00

Grandparents Shocked by Reports of 13 Starved Grandchildren

Authorities found some children shackled to furniture in a foul-smelling environment after a 17-year-old escaped a household where a couple kept their 13 children captive. KNBC A Perris couple are due in court Thursday, Jan. 18 for allegedly keeping their 13 children - ages two to 29 - captive in th

NBC LOS ANGELES - 2018-01-18 12:41:15

Landslide Threatens Three Story Home on Hume Road

The three-story home, located on lower Hume Road is threatened by an active landslide.Judy Abel / TMT [Update: 5:30 p.m.]: A home on the 2800 block of Hume Road in Malibu has been red tagged after its retaining wall gave way this afternoon. Inspector Gustavo Medina from the Los Angeles County Fire D

MALIBU TIMES - 2018-01-18 01:40:00

Warrant Wednesday: Hudson Valley Man Wanted For Forcible Touching

Unfortunately, every week, there is no shortage of individuals who are wanted by the New York State Police for any number of reasons. Each week, the New York State Police issue the outstanding warrants and they ask us all to help by spreading the word. The New York State Police post these warrants o

HUDSONVALLEYPOST.COM - 2018-01-17 08:00:00

Greene County Sheriff: investigation into stray dog leads to arrest

TOWN OF COXSACKIE, NY (WRGB) The Greene County Sheriff's Office say they have arrested a Town of Coxsackie man. Investigators say 47 year old Paul Bull was charged with 1 misdemeanor count of animal cruelty. Police say a stray dog, later named Penny, was found with a severe case of mange and is be

WRGB - 2018-01-17 09:47:25

Airline to offer nonstop flights between Albany, Myrtle Beach

A regional airline will begin offering nonstop flights between Albany and Myrtle Beach, S.C., on April 5. Elite Airways, with a fleet of CRJ-200 and CRJ-700 regional jets, will offer service on Thursdays and Sundays, with fares beginning at $199 one-way. There is no fee for the first checked bag up

TIMES UNION - 2018-01-17 12:04:57

State releases plan to shift from income to payroll taxes

ALBANY - The state Department of Taxation and Finance on Wednesday issued a preliminary plan for instituting a payroll tax that would help New York wage earners avoid paying state income tax. Cuomo described the plan as a "blueprint" that would lead to further discussion with employers, taxpayers, l

TIMES UNION - 2018-01-17 16:33:24