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One accident on I-64 turns into three as heavy rain comes to Frankfort - The State Journal

One accident on I-64 spiraled into three and resulted in an arrest Friday afternoon during storms that brought heavy rain.Troy Robert Keith, of Lexington, was traveling east after 5 p.m. when he lost control of his 2012 Ford truck, Franklin County Sheriff Pat Melton said. Keith’s vehicle left the in


Frankfort attorney True named "lawyer of the year" - The State Journal

Frankfort attorney J. Guthrie True, of True Guarnieri Ayer LLP, was recently recognized by the peer-review publication Best Lawyers as the 2019 “Lawyer of the Year” for Criminal Defense: General Practice in the Lexington area.Only a single lawyer in each practice area and metropolitan area is honore


Counterfeit Money Circulating in Scott County - ABC 36 News

According to deputies, two men and a woman in her 40s, used two fake $100 bills at a store in Sadieville.

WTVQ - 2018-08-19 23:42:39

Man arrested in Grant County murder investigation

At 6 p.m. Saturday Barry Kenner, 51, called the Grant County 911 and said he had been shot by Paul James Jr., 39, of Corinth, according to Kentucky State Police.

LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER - 2018-08-19 10:36:00

Three suspects wanted for using counterfeit bills in Scott County

According to the Sheriff, the trio used two bogus $100 dollar bills in a transaction at the store. The Sheriff says the two men are visible in surveillance photos, but the woman wasn’t captured on camera.

WKYT 27 - 2018-08-19 13:04:00

Driver crashes through substation gate, comes within feet of power equipment - The State Journal

A driver crashed through a gate at a Frankfort electricity substation Saturday morning, coming within feet of striking the substation.The middle-aged woman driving the vehicle last remembers having a coughing fit before suddenly having her blue sedan thrust into the fence of the substation just befo

THE STATE-JOURNAL - 2018-08-18 19:59:05

Murder victim identified his shooter, Kentucky State Police say

CORINTH, Ky. -- Kentucky State Police say they're investigating the murder of a Grant County man.Barry Kenner, 51, called 911 at about 6 p.m. Saturday and reported that he had been shot by 39-year-old Paul James Jr., of Corinth, police said in a news release.Kenner was flown to University of Cincinn

WCPO - 2018-08-19 11:07:45

Kentucky law enforcement joins national crackdown to reduce impaired driving fatalities - ABC 36 News

“With the expected increase in traffic over the Labor Day weekend, we want Kentucky’s roadways to be as safe as possible for the traveling public,” said KYTC Secretary Greg Thomas. “The KYTC’s Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) is raising awareness of the dangers of impaired driving and providing resou


Lexington PD looking for man in connection to shooting and robbery - ABC 36 News

On August 2, 2018 officers were dispatched to a home on Chelsea Woods Drive where a man had been shot in the leg. Through the course of the investigation, Whitaker-Blackburn and three other individuals were identified as suspects, two of which have already been located. They are still searching for


Trial for teen’s murder set to start Thursday

Davidson, 29, faces trial on charges of murder, convicted felon in possession of a handgun, four counts of wanton endangerment, first degree, fleeing or evading police and tampering with physical evidence in the Aug. 27, 2016 event that killed Morgan Marie Penn, 15, who was at the time a freshman at


Scott County Sheriff’s Office seeks vehicle of interest

The driver of a Silver Toyota Corrola identified by law enforcement as Adrianna Poole, 24, of Georgetown was driving at 8:40 a.m. Tuesday west on Muddy Ford Road in Georgetown.

NEWS-GRAPHIC.COM - 2018-08-18 09:00:00

Setting the table: Initiative identifies ways to move Frankfort forward - The State Journal

Making Frankfort feel more like a college town, self-marketing, civic engagement and providing more opportunities to youth — those were the core objectives stemming from Frankfort On the Table conversations earlier this year.A national initiative that the Franklin County Community Fund spearheaded,


Franklin County Circuit Court grand jury indictments (Aug. 14) - The State Journal

Ellis Crase, 42, of Frankfort, incest (forcible compulsion/incapable of consent or younger than 18 years old), a Class B felony.Herman May, 47, of Frankfort, first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance (more than 2 grams methamphetamine), second or greater offense, a Class B felony; first-deg


Former lawyer in Madden case responds to records request

The former attorney for murder suspect Timothy Madden has taken steps to deliver his case file to Madden's current lawyer, according to a recent court filing.Travis Lock was disqualified earlier this year from representing Madden, 41, of Scottsville, after a judge ruled he could not access state fun


Lexington police investigating jail inmate's death

Hall, 22, was booked in the Fayette County Detention Center Sunday and charged with DUI, reckless driving and drug possession.


Jellystone nears completion of major expansion

CAVE CITY – The owners of Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Mammoth Cave are intent on building up the park and making it more of a destination in its own right.Bill Pott, who co-owns the park with his wife, Kay Pott, said the park’s expansion, currently in the first of two planned phases, included the co

BOWLING GREEN DAILY NEWS - 2018-08-18 15:00:00

You Asked: Giant pole Frankfort's way of planting flag as bourbon hub - The State Journal

What is that giant pole that popped up in the middle of downtown?The 22-foot marker at the intersection of Main and St. Clair streets is Frankfort’s way of planting its flag as the epicenter of bourbon.“What it really says without speaking is that we really are the center of bourbon country,” Downto


Man arrested in connection to Transy Campus Cafe burglary - ABC 36 News

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- A man has been arrested in connection to a burglary at the Transylvania University Campus Center Cafe.The arrest citation says Billy Jo Benney was caught on surveillance camera forcing his way into coolers and freezers. The citation also says missing food products were taken a


2 Shelbyville men arrested on child pornography charges

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Two Shelbyville men were arrested Thursday night after police say they were using Facebook to share child pornography.According to arrest reports, the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crimes Branch was conducting an undercover investigation when Facebook accounts belonging


Numbers down, hopes high about FHS - The State Journal

Foley, who has won 125 games at FHS and enters his 16th season as coach of the Panthers, is facing that situation yet again this year. Entering the last week of practice prior to the start of the season, Frankfort High has 27 players on its roster.