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Elizabethtown resident believes woman killed in shooting spree pounded on her door for help

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- An Elizabethtown resident says she is sorry she was unable to help a woman who banged on her door screaming for help moments before she was shot to death.


Dozens attend vigil to remember victims of deadly shooting in Elizabethtown

ELIZABETHTOWN, KY (WAVE) - A shooting spree is causing pain in a community where people say deadly shootings are anything but typical. Four people were shot, two of them fatally, and the suspected gunman is in jail as police work to determine a motive.


Woman stabbed during fight at Elizabethtown gas station

ELIZABETHTOWN, KY (WAVE) - Elizabethtown Police said a woman was stabbed in the leg while fighting at a gas station. Police said it happened around 5:20 p.m. Friday. Officers responded to the Marathon on Cardinal Drive after reports of two female motorists fighting in the parking lot. When police go


Lawmakers want to make sex with animals, child sex dolls illegal in Kentucky

FRANKFORT — Kentucky lawmakers use labels like “disgusting” and “not part of acceptable dinner-time family conversations” to describe the sexual behavior they want to outlaw.


Elizabethtown Police investigating fatal overnight shooting

ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (WAVE3/WBKO) -- The Elizabethtown police department are investigating a series of shootings, that left two injured and another two dead in three separate crime scenes.


Two dead, two wounded in Elizabethtown Shootings

Elizabethtown, KY (WAVE) - Two people are dead, and two others are injured in a series of shootings in Elizabethtown. Around 11:40 p.m. Thursday, Elizabethtown Police received several calls about shots fired with multiple victims. Police found four victims in three separate crime scenes in the gener


Flooding closes Ohio River “Cairo” Bridge between Kentucky and Illinois

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A bridge across the Ohio River between Kentucky and Illinois has been closed because of flooding. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet announced Friday that the U.S. 51 bridge connecting Kentucky to Cairo, Illinois would close Friday afternoon because land on the Kentucky side i


Suspect arrested after four shot, two killed in Kentucky shootings

A suspect has been arrested in Elizabethtown after shootings left two people dead and two others injured, according to police. At around 11:30 p.m. Thursday, Elizabethtown police received a report of a shooting on Warfield Street, according to WDRB. Callers reported a woman was reportedly pounding f


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.


Kentucky State Police investigating after officer shot in Barren County

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Kentucky State Police are investigating after an officer was shot early Saturday morning. Police say it happened around 2 a.m. central time in Glasgow, Kentucky, which is in Barren County.


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


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.


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.


Fired Kentucky Amazon employee sues over bathroom breaks

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- A former Amazon employee in Kentucky who suffers from Crohn's disease is suing the company over his dismissal for what he says was a need for more bathroom breaks.


Kentucky woman arrested after allegedly faking cancer diagnosis, raising $10K in donations

KENTUCKY — A Kentucky woman has been arrested after allegedly faking a cancer diagnosis and taking thousands of dollars in donations from co-workers and others, FOX News reported.


Is This The Year Kentucky Will Legalize Medical Marijuana?

Two measures have been introduced this session that would legalize the marijuana for medicinal use in Kentucky, create exemptions for dispensaries and rules for how physicians could prescribe it. This week on In Conversation with Rick Howlett, we talked about medical marijuana and what it could mean


Hart Co. Sheriff warns of computer and phone scams

MUNFORDVILLE — The Hart County Sheriff's Office has received several complaints in the past few days regarding possible computer and phone scams. Currently, the sheriff's office is investigating scams involving persons falsely selling computer security software. Once these people are given any infor


Walmart greeter with cerebral palsy upset about losing job due to policy change

LEITCHFIELD, Ky. (WHAS11) -- For almost two decades, shoppers at the Leitchfield Walmart would be greeted with a hello, a wave or a hug from Jessica Culbreth. "I enjoy that, helping other people," Culbreth, a greeter at the Walmart, said. "I mean I do things I can for other people."


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.


Kentucky governor facing re-election voices support for Trump

Gov. Matt Bevin, a Kentucky Republican facing reelection this fall, said Friday that he would be "delighted" to have President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence stump for him during next year's campaign.