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Jury seated in Dooley retrial, attorney offers clues about his defense

BURLINGTON, Ky. (WKRC) - A jury of eight men and seven women was seated Tuesday in the retrial of David Dooley for the murder of Michelle Mockbee after nearly two days of questioning, called voir dire.


Kentucky State Police searching for missing 17-year-old girl

LIBERTY, Ky. (WZTV) — Investigators are searching for a missing 17-year-old girl out of Liberty, Kentucky. Kentucky State Police need your help finding 17 -year-old, Hayley Brown. Hayley was described as a 5’ 6 ”, 165 pound, white female with brown hair and blue eyes.


Trash Collection Rates Expected to Increase in Florence

Florence city council heard the first reading of an ordinance setting new trash prices. Last November, the city received two bids for trash services, including its current provider Rumpke, and its competitor, Best Way Disposal.


Two from Northern Kentucky Appointed to State Board, Council

A physician from Park Hills and the Grant County Judge/Executive were recently appointed to a state board and council, respectively, by Governor Matt Bevin. Dr. Chaitanya Mandapakala, of Park Hills, will represent pulmonologists on the Board of Respiratory Care. He will serve until Oct. 31, 2021.


Body found in creek in Knox County, Kentucky

BARBOURVILLE, Ky. (WVLT) -- Kentucky State Police received a call Monday morning of a body found in a creek in Knox County, Kentucky. KSP identified the body of 43-year-old Shannon Harkins of Flat Lick, Kentucky. Harkins was reported missing to the Knox County Sheriff's Department on February 12 by


Rising Sun Schools Shift Schedule To Accommodate Chief Hewitt Visitation, Funeral

Chief of Police David Hewitt's services are being held in the high school gymnasium. Ohio County Elementary Middle School students line the street as Rising Sun Chief of Police David Hewitt's body is escorted into town on Friday, February 15. Photo by Mike Perleberg, Eagle Country 99.3.


Kentucky woman faked cancer for four years, stealing over $10,000 along the way, prosecutor says

EDGEWOOD, Ky. — “Cancer has touched everybody out there,” Kenton County Commonwealth’s Attorney Rob Sanders said Monday night. “Everyone knows someone who has suffered who could use charity.” His office believes 25-year-old Jessica Krecskay spent four years pretending to be that someone, swindling o


Jury selection begins for NKY man’s 2nd trial in murder case

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - A northern Kentucky man accused of killing a co-worker in 2012 is getting a second chance to persuade a jury that he is innocent. David Dooley was convicted of killing Michelle Mockbee in 2014, but new evidence, which includes video and an admitted affair between the prosecu

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No Peanuts Will Be Sold at Florence Freedom Games - for 5th Straight Year

The Florence Freedom are celebrating their fifth season in which peanuts won't be sold at UC Health Stadium. The Frontier League professional baseball team noted in a news release that it is proud to be the first professional baseball team with a ballpark that became allergy-friendly.


40 dead in Kentucky Hepatitis A outbreak

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) - While the ongoing Hepatitis A outbreak has hit Ohio hard since it was declared by state health officials last June, Kentucky has been ravaged by the disease over the last two years.


Nick Sandmann files lawsuit against the Washington Post

New York (CNN Business)Attorneys for a Kentucky high school student who was at the center of a viral video controversy are suing the Washington Post, seeking $250 million in damages.


Kentucky Bill To Remove Prior Authorization Aims To Help Opioid Users Get Treatment

It was a Friday afternoon, and a young man — the doctor called him “J” — needed help. J was addicted to heroin. The doctor, Mike Kalfas, had treated him several times before with buprenorphine, a drug that blocks opioid cravings and is part of a class of drugs most successful in keeping patients in


Kentucky Police: Passed out suspect holding gun wakes up, leads officers on 100 mph chase

(WZTV) — Kentucky Police are searching for a man and a woman they found passed out in a Grey Ford Focus on Scottsville Rd. and the Natcher Parkway intersection in the Bowling Green area early Monday morning.


Mysterious Attack On Kentucky Farm Leaves 6 Llamas Dead

Six llamas died while seven others were injured on a farm in Louisville, Kentucky. The incident took place early Monday morning at the Louisville Llama Farm on Schuff Lane near Beargrass Creek. People living close to the farm told investigators that they heard what sounded like a fight between anima


Southern Kentucky couple describes close call with rockslide

RUSSELL COUNTY, KY. (WYMT) - A rockslide closed part of a busy Southern Kentucky highway near the dam that holds back Lake Cumberland. State transportation officials said the saturated ground caused part of the rock wall to give way just above US 127, south of Wolf Creek Dam, near Jamestown.


Kentucky couple still shaken up after rockslide fell just feet from where they stood

A Kentucky couple is still shaken up after experiencing a rockslide. Linda Shepherd and her husband were near Lake Cumberland Dam when large rocks fell onto the road in front of them.


Bowling Green woman crowned Mrs. Kentucky United States 2019

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO ) -- A Bowling Green woman is crowned Mrs. Kentucky United States 2019 after winning Sunday night's pageant held at Van Meter on WKU's campus. When Emily Campbell started pageants she thought she was a little too old, but a friend told her you're never to old to be someone's


Suspected thief who left wallet behind during break-in appears in court

CINCINNATI (WKRC) - A man accused of stealing guitars, selling them to another person and then robbing that person appeared in court Tuesday. Gregory Schermbeck faces charges of burglary and receiving stolen property.


Winter Weather Advisory Overnight Into Wednesday

The Wednesday morning commute to work could get dicey. (Lawrenceburg, Ind.) - Winter weather will move into the tri-state Tuesday night. One to two inches of snow is expected between 10:00 p.m. Tuesday and 10:00 a.m. Wednesday. A glaze of ice is also possible as a Winter Weather Advisory will be in


Mother arrested for OVI after dropping child off at elementary school

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - An Anderson Township mother is facing charges of OVI and child endangerment after striking vehicles in an elementary school parking lot and dropping her child off, Hamilton County Sheriff Jim Neil said.

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