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Harrison county teacher charged with rape

Cynthiana, Ky --- (WBKO) Thirty-seven year old Amanda Phillips of Cynthiana has been indicted on by the Harrison County Grand Jury the following charges: 4 counts of Sexual Abuse 1st Degree, 8 counts of Rape 2nd Degree and 4 counts of Sodomy 2nd Degree.


‘She has to come home.’ Here’s how you can help find missing Kentucky mom

Volunteers can help in a Saturday search for a Richmond mother who has been missing for six weeks. Savannah Spurlock, a 23-year-old mother of four, has been missing since Jan. 4 when she was last seen leaving The Other Bar on Limestone in Lexington with three men.


Paramedic seriously injured in Harrison County ambulance crash

CYNTHIANA, Ky. (WDKY) - An ambulance crash sent three people to the hospital Tuesday night. The crash happened around 8 p.m. on KY 36 at Lafferty Pike. A sheriff's deputy said the driver couldn't see well because of dense fog.


Kentucky State Police asking for help with 3-year-old murder investigation

GUTHRIE, Ky. (WBKO) -- Kentucky State Police is asking for the public's help in a murder investigation from 2015 that has yet to be solved. Back on June 28, 2015, police were notified of the death of 79-year-old Amos Yoder, his body located at a home on Old Trenton Road in Guthrie.


Kentucky Supreme Court rules on Fulton murder

The Kentucky Supreme Court on Thursday released an opinion upholding the 2017 conviction of a Fulton County man who killed another after a longstanding feud. In October 2016, William "Terry" Jamison shot and killed Mark Williams on a tract of farmland off Ky. 94. There were no witnesses.


A widow says Kentucky Utilities is responsible for her husband’s death. See what she alleges.

A widow whose husband was electrocuted at a construction site last year alleges that his death was due to the negligence of Kentucky Utilities/LG&E. When William E. Everman Jr. raised the bed of a dump truck, it came into contact with high-voltage power lines and caught fire. Everman, 61, was pronou


Former Kentucky special-needs teacher indicted on sex abuse charges

CYNTHIANA, Ky. (AP) — Police say a woman who worked as a Kentucky special-needs teacher has been indicted on charges of rape and sex abuse involving a teenager who had been her student.


College basketball picks, odds, schedule: Predictions for Kentucky vs. Tennessee, and other big games Saturday

With each passing day that gets us closer to Selection Sunday, the stakes for conference games ratchet up a level. It will be at full tilt on Saturday. On the line this weekend is not only the all-important carrot hanging over top teams at this stage in the season -- a potential No. 1 seed for March


Kentucky State Police Searching for Escaped Inmate

The Kentucky State Police need your help. They are searching for an inmate who escaped yesterday from the Union County Detention Center in Morganfield. The inmate is identified as 40 year-old Jason Stangel of Uniontown, KY. He was lodged in the Union County Detention Center for non-violent charges b


Their water is dirty and unreliable. Here’s how Kentucky lawmakers are responding.

Pikeville — Amid reports of dirty water and long outages in Martin County and elsewhere in Eastern Kentucky, state legislators have filed resolutions aimed at preventing the collapse of small water districts.


Kentucky law dropping permit for concealed weapons moves forward

(FRANKFURT, Ky.) — A bill proposing that adults don’t need a permit to carry a concealed firearm is one step closer to passing in Kentucky. If it passes in the Republican-controlled state House of Representatives, Kentucky will become the third state to pass such a law in recent weeks.


Kentucky Senate advances NRA-backed gun bill on Parkland school shooting anniversary

The Kentucky Senate on Thursday voted to advance legislation backed by the National Rifle Association (NRA) that would allow people to carry concealed firearms without a permit or training.


Lexington police investigating two shootings reported within an hour

Lexington police are investigating after two shootings were reported Thursday night. The first was called in by people gathered in Charles Young Park at a vigil remembering Alisa “Lucy” Reed, a 17-year-old who died in a January shooting at an apartment on Palumbo Drive, according to WKYT, the Herald


Kentucky Senate passes bill to let people concealed carry without permit, training

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Senate has passed a bill that would allow people to carry a concealed handgun without a permit or training. The measure, backed by the National Rifle Association, cleared the Senate on a 29-8 vote on Thursday, a few hours after a committee advanced it. The bill now


Kentucky child diagnosed with measles

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The measles has made its way to the commonwealth of Kentucky. The Cabinet for Health and Family Services says a young child in the Barren River district has been diagnosed with the disease.


Grandmother granted temporary custody of child whose mother was killed in Kentucky

MANSFIELD -- The maternal grandmother of a 1-year-old child, whose parents both died in a kidnapping/murder earlier this week in Kentucky, has been granted temporary custody of the boy.


Franklin County Circuit Court pleas (Feb. 15)

The following people entered pleas in the Franklin County Circuit Court on Friday:. • Amanda G. Gordley, 32, of Georgetown, pleaded guilty to theft by deception (includes cold checks less than $10,000), a Class D felony. She wrote checks payable to herself on a closed account she previously held und


The Ocean-Themed Indoor Playground In Kentucky That’s Insanely Fun

Everyone knows that Kentucky itself is a wonderful outdoor playground, offering countless hiking trails and other adventures, but what if you’re looking for some indoor fun? Kentucky has that too, and one of the places to find it is at Malibu Jack’s. With locations in Lexington and Louisville, this


Boys' basketball: Scott County drops 91-84 stunner at P.L. Dunbar

Scott County’s 65-game regular season winning streak against Kentucky boys’ basketball opponents came to a stunning end Friday night with a 91-84 loss at Paul Laurence Dunbar.


Pazzo’s, Magee’s Bakery, Texas de Brazil, Sonic, Qdoba and more on probation

Several popular local restaurants, three hotels, three Subways, two KFCs, two church kitchens, including one that serves Meals on Wheels, and other Lexington food service establishments were placed on probation recently.