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Pedestrian hit on I-71/75 in northern Kentucky causes major traffic problems

FLORENCE, Ky. (WKYT) - A serious crash on Interstate 71/75 in northern Kentucky has shut down all lanes of traffic. Traffic managers are reporting the collision, which involved a vehicle and a pedestrian, happened Friday afternoon near the Burlington Pike exit in Boone County.


Cynthiana police officer accused of sending obscene pictures to teen girl

CYNTHIANA, Ky. (WKYT) - A Kentucky police officer is in jail accused of having child pornography and distributing obscene pictures to a minor. John William Philpot, IV is an officer with the Cynthiana Police Department.


Ram Unveils Kentucky Derby Edition 2500 & 3500HD Pickups

Ram has unveiled the Kentucky Derby Edition 2500HD and 3500HD pickups for those looking to transport their multi-million dollar horses in style. The New York Auto Show is filled with fancy new electric concepts and luxurious sedans, but we haven’t seen much in terms of new pickup trucks. Maybe that’


Kentucky officer charged after allegedly exchanging photos with minor on Snapchat

A Cynthiana police officer has been suspended after being accused of exchanging naked photos with a juvenile girl, according to police. A 16-year-old girl and 17-year-old girl said 32-year-old John Philpot, a Cynthiana officer, engaged in sexual talk through Snapchat with them, according to an arres


Kentucky BBQ restaurant slammed for 'LGBTQ' shirts deemed offensive

A Kentucky barbecue joint is facing serious blowback after some of their merchandise has been deemed inappropriate and offensive to the LGBTQ community. Belle's Smoking BBQ, which operates out of a food truck based in Williamstown, KY, promoted their new t-shirts on social media this week, which are


Expanding hemp-derived CBD to food products could bring millions to Kentucky

MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY– Products made with hemp are popping up everywhere — including gas stations, pharmacies and other local stores. One place you won’t find them yet is in most grocery stores.


Ewing couple hits the jackpot

LOUISVILLE —A Fleming County couple is counting their lucky stars, and their cash, after hitting it big on a Kentucky Lottery scratch-off ticket. Patricia Lovelace, and her husband Tony, of Ewing, traveled to Kentucky Lottery headquarters Thursday to claim a $250,000 lottery prize.


Cause of death revealed for Cynthiana woman found dead in Texas

ENNIS, Tx. (WTVQ)-The autopsy and toxicology reports for a missing Cynthiana native found dead in Texas have been finalized. Medical examiners in Dallas County say 38-year-old Emily Wade’s cause of death was hypothermia, the result of being in cold waters for around 30 minutes. They say tehre was no


These Images of a Tree Falling on a Kentucky Cabin Are Terrifying

This isn't now anyone expects their vacation to pan out: A family of six got what was undoubtedly the scare of their lives when the cabin they were staying in in Louisville, Kentucky was crushed by a falling tree earlier this week. Local station WKYT reported that storms with strong winds caused a t


Wanted Kentucky man has one-of-a-kind mug shot

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WTHR) — This is not your typical suspect description. The Bowling Green Police Department posted a mug shot of a man with an active warrant, and it's getting plenty of attention on Facebook for obvious reasons.


Kentucky man with 'Irish Pride' eyebrow tattoos captured with public's help

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WKYT) - Police in one Kentucky city are thanking the public for tips on a man who had an active warrant for his arrest. The Bowling Green Police Department was looking for 35-year-old Christopher Gregory. He was captured on Old Morgantown Road when construction workers noticed su


Kentucky officials warn residents not to feed bears

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — State wildlife officials are issuing guidelines and warnings about feeding bears as the animals become more active in some parts of Kentucky. Officials say an increase in activity can lead to an increase in bear complaints for those living in areas with established populations.


Kentucky sheriff indicted after second DUI arrest

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - A Kentucky sheriff has been indicted following his second DUI arrest. WAVE3 reports that Breckenridge County Sheriff Todd Pate has been indicted on four counts of wanton endangerment, and one count each of tampering with evidence and operating a vehicle under the influence.


Kentucky police arrest father and son on sex abuse, incest charges

BELL COUNTY, Ky. — Kentucky State Police arrested a father and son after two female victims came forward and reported crimes that reportedly occurred when they were less than 14 years old.


BBQ business selling pro-LGBTQ shirts (standing for Liberty, Guns, Bible, Trump, and BBQ) sell out despite backlash

A food truck owner in Williamstown, Kentucky faced backlash for selling a T-shirt advertising his business on social media; however, the additional attention has caused the controversial swag to sell out.


How the FBI is cracking down on Kentucky doctors amid opiod crisis

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — FBI special agent in charge, Jeffrey Coburn, says the opioid epidemic is the crisis of this time and his department is among one of five agencies coming together to fight it.


Kentucky workers’ comp agency cuts CEO’s pay, imposes probation after critical audit

Lexington Herald-Leader (KY) --In response to a stinging audit that criticized its spending practices, including no-bid contracts and. athletics tickets going to top managers for no identifiable business purpose, the governing board of.


California 'house of horrors' parents sentenced to life in prison

The California “house of horrors” parents who abused and tortured 12 of their 13 children were sentenced to life in prison Friday with the possibility of parole after 25 years.


Hepatitis A case reported at Lexington restaurant

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department confirms a worker at a Lexington restaurant has tested positive for hepatitis A. The worker is employed at Roosters on 124 Marketplace Drive.


No one hurt in rollover crash in Lexington

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Lexington Police say no one was hurt in a crash where a car overturned. Police say a car was driving near Polo Club Boulevard on Winchester Road when it left the road, hit a ditch, and flipped.