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Teen brothers killed in weekend crash; scene wasn’t found for hours

LEXINGTON, KY (WAVE) - A Sunday morning crash claimed the lives of two brothers in Lexington and left their friend with severe injuries. Lexington Police Spokeswoman Brenna Angel said the crash happened about 3:40 a.m. in the 1800 block of Harrodsburg Road, but the scene wasn’t found until hours lat


Crash on I-64 in Frankfort kills 2

FRANKFORT, KY (WAVE) - A deadly crash has closed all lanes of westbound Interstate 64 in Franklin County. According to the Kentucky State Police Frankfort post, two people died in the multi-vehicle crash that happened at mile marker 51 in western Franklin Co.


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.


'A dream come true': UK student nails half-court shot on ESPN College Gameday

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WDKY) — Reality still hasn't set in for McKinley Webb. With just four seconds left on the clock, the University of Kentucky sophomore nailed the half-court shot on ESPN College Gameday.


Sheriff: Deputies forced to fire on suspect during pursuit

SCOTT COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – A multi-county pursuit that started in Scott County ends with shots fired and a crash. The Scott County Sheriff’s Office says deputies responded to a report of someone in a vehicle going through mailboxes on Thistle Way in Georgetown on Thursday.


RedStorm softball sweeps pair from Georgetown

GEORGETOWN, Ky. — Michaela Criner clubbed a grand slam home run to highlight a five-run fourth inning in game one, while Kenzie Cremeens had three hits and two runs batted in to lead the University of Rio Grande to a game two win and a doubleheader sweep of Georgetown College, Friday afternoon, in n


Tennessee man flips off, pulls gun on couple wearing MAGA hats in Kentucky Sam's Club

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--A Cottontown, Tennessee man has been arrested in Kentucky after reportedly pulling a gun on a man because he and his wife were wearing MAGA hats. According to the report from Bowling Green Police, 57-year-old James Phillips was wearing a "veterans hat" inside a local Sam's Club whe


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


UPDATE | I-64 reopened near Frankfort after crash that killed 2 people

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WDRB) -- Two people are dead following a crash involving a tractor-trailer and two vehicles on Interstate 64 in Frankfort. The crash happened after 9 a.m. Monday near the 53 mile marker on I-64 westbound. All lanes were reopened about 4:15 p.m.


Tennessee officers helping search for suspects after auto theft, officer-involved shooting in Kentucky

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. — Authorities in Tennessee are searching for at least two wanted men accused of stealing a woman’s car in Kentucky and then fleeing the scene of an officer-involved shooting.


LPD: Man arrested, assaults victim after crash

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – A man is facing two charges after police say he assaulted another driver after crashing into them on New Circle Road. Police say 25-year-old Jarrin Davis tried to break into the other driver’s vehicle, and pointed a handgun at him after the accident happened.


Public works contract bill advances to Senate

0sharesHB 135 sponsor Rep. Phillip Pratt, R-Georgetown, explained HB 135 yesterday on the floor of t. Get full access to the Ohio County Monitor and support quality local journalism with a $5 monthly subscription, or SAVE with a longer subscription. It costs less than 18 cents a day. Or log in to re


Local 10 Year Old Wins Open Competition at Kentucky Opry

The Kentucky Opry is hosting a 9 week Open Competition and this week 10 year old Ellie Hack (the Youngest Performer of the night) was the Overall Winner! This week there were 10 that competed ranging from 10 years of age to 70. In this competition everyone performs, then the top 3 compete to determi


Kentucky ‘no permit' concealed-carry gun bill advances

(FOX NEWS) - In a 29-8 vote Thursday, the Kentucky Senate approved a bill calling for the elimination of permits for carrying concealed weapons in the state. Kentucky already lets gun owners carry firearms openly without a permit.


Sayre School to honor ‘two remarkable young men’ killed in car crash.

At its boys’ basketball game Monday night, Sayre School will honor two brothers who died Sunday morning in a car crash off Harrodsburg Road. Neo Sanders, 15, and Roan Sanders, 17, died when the vehicle they were passengers in struck a tree in front of the Southside Technical Center in the 1800 block


Latest on Kentucky road closures

Here is a list of road closures as of 2/17/2019 2:30PM. KY 91 is CLOSED at the 15mm at the Cave-In-Rock Ferry Landing The Cave-in-Rock Ferry is CLOSED Due to Floodwaters Over the Kentucky Landing until about Feb 24th KY 135 is CLOSED at the 4.15mm in Sawmill Hollow KY 1917/Wolf Creek Rd is CLOSED at


Police, volunteers continue search for missing Lexington mother of four

GARRARD COUNTY, KY (WAVE) - As the sun set in Garrard County Saturday night, a group from Ohio headed back home after spending the day searching for Savannah Spurlock, a missing Lexington mother of four, WKYT reports.


Two killed in Interstate 64 collision in Frankfort; roadway closed

All westbound lanes of Interstate 64 in Franklin County are shutdown following a fatal collision. Two people died in the crash, according to Kentucky State Police. The crash occurred at the 51 mile marker in Franklin County, according to the Lexington Traffic Management Center. A detour is setup at


SUNDAY EDITION | Kentucky jails scrutinized for recording attorney-inmate phone calls

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – When murder defendant James Mallory’s defense attorneys talked by phone with him from Metro Corrections about his case in recent months, they assumed their conversations were confidential.


Several crashes shut down I-75 near Lexington

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WYMT/WKYT) - Our sister station WKYT reports of several crashes on I-75 southbound at the Scott County line. Crews say all lanes of the interstate are shut down.