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Schools closed in Anderson County over threat - ABC 36 News

ANDERSON COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – There will be no school in Anderson County Friday after a credible threat was made against the district, according to officials.

WTVQ - 2018-10-19 08:58:28

The Mega Millions jackpot has reached $1 billion. Here’s what you need to know.

A Mega Millions jackpot of $1 billion is up for grabs in Friday night’s drawing.The estimated jackpot for Friday’s drawing increased Friday afternoon from $970 million to $1 billion, which is the largest in Mega Millions history and second-largest in U.S. lottery history. The cash option for the jac

LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER - 2018-10-19 12:35:00

UK police cruiser and bus carrying UK athletes involved in crash

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) -A University of Kentucky police cruiser and a bus carrying UK athletes collided Friday evening, according to police.The crash happened just before seven near New Circle and Nicholasville Road. No one was injured.WKYT put in a call with UK police and is waiting to hear more.

WKYT 27 - 2018-10-19 19:37:00

5 Things To Do This Weekend In Louisville (10/19) - LEO Weekly

SATURDAY — Oct. 20Via ColoriWaterfront Park Big Four LawnFree | 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. SundayNeed a little color to brighten you day? Via Colori is for artists, musicians, cosplayers and superheroes… and a good cause. Around 100 artists will turn the sidewalks into a wonderland o

LEOWEEKLY.COM - 2018-10-19 17:46:48

Lexington native sentenced to life - ABC 36 News

NEWPORT, Ky. (WTVQ)- A jury in Newport has found Lexington native Shayna Hubers.The jury convicted the 27-year-old of shooting and killing his boyfriend Ryan Poston in 2012.- Advertisement -This sentence comes after Hubers’ second trial. A jury convicted her in 2015, but one of those jurors was a co

WTVQ - 2018-10-19 01:21:51

Report: Eastern Kentucky doctor suspended from practice after admitting to heavy drinking

Splan, who specialized in internal medicine, was working at Appalachian Regional Healthcare hospital in Hazard, and an administrator at the hospital received a call from staff members who were concerned that he was impaired.

WKYT 27 - 2018-10-19 16:06:00

Police: Man had 'detailed plan of attack' concerning Shelby, Anderson county schools

LAWRENCEBURG, KY (WAVE) - A man police said had a "detailed plan of attack" concerning schools in Shelby and Anderson counties was taken into custody. Dylan Jarrell, 21, was booked into the Shelby County Detention Center on Thursday. Kentucky State Police began investigating Jarrell Wednesday after

WAVE 3 - 2018-10-19 13:20:42

Two-headed copperhead snake on display at Frankfort wildlife center

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WKYT) -A two-headed copperhead snake found in eastern Kentucky is now on display for visitors in Frankfort.A Leslie County couple discovered the snake, and they donated it to the Salato Wildlife Education Center for educational purposes.“I may encounter a two-headed snake in the wild

WKYT 27 - 2018-10-18 12:42:00

$1 million Powerball ticket sold in Lexington - ABC 36 News

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Kentucky Lottery says a ticket sold in Lexington for Wednesday night’s Powerball drawing matched all five white ball winning numbers but not the Powerball.That means one lucky person won the game’s second prize of $1 million.- Advertisement -There was also a $150,000 winn

WTVQ - 2018-10-18 11:40:12

Drug trafficking suspect accused of child endangerment - ABC 36 News

According to court documents, while searching Cotton’s home, police found a large quantity of press and powdered fentanyl, drug paraphernalia and a stolen gun.

WTVQ - 2018-10-18 11:20:01

These veterans are questioning Amy McGrath’s military record. Here’s what she did.

But as Election Day nears in hernationally-watched race against U.S. Rep. Andy Barr, R-Lexington, some veterans in the 19-county district are accusing McGrath of misrepresenting her role in combat missions as she speaks to voters.

LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER - 2018-10-18 12:38:00

Paralyzed Scott County deputy chooses lot for new home

GEORGETOWN, Ky. (WKYT) -As Scott County Deputy Jaime Morales continues his long road to recovery after being paralyzed in the line of duty, organizers continue to help him financially.


Man arrested following machete attack - ABC 36 News

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – A man pulled out a machete and attacked a woman in Lexington, according to police.

WTVQ - 2018-10-18 10:15:43

2 Mega Millions winners in Ky get $1 million second-place prizes; jackpot rises to estimated $900m - KyForward.com

A $1 million Mega Millions ticket was sold in Madisonville at Wicks Well Market & Deli and another was sold in Lexington. The winners matched all the white ball winning numbers but not the Mega Ball to win the game’s second prize.Winner of the Madisonville $1 million ticket was Ronnie Parker, 65, of

KYFORWARD.COM - 2018-10-18 13:29:41

Two-headed copperhead snake on display at Salato Center - ABC 36 News

The copperhead is one of four species of venomous snakes found in Kentucky. The others are the cottonmouth, timber rattlesnake and pygmy rattlesnake. Of those, the copperhead and timber rattlesnake are the most common in Kentucky.

WTVQ - 2018-10-18 18:12:51

Investigation underway after Lexington inmate found unresponsive dies

An investigation is underway after the death of an inmate who was found unresponsive in his bed Monday at the Fayette County jail.Larry Richard Young, 62, was found unresponsive at 9:09 a.m. on Monday, according to the jail. He was taken to a hospital and pronounced dead about an hour later.Young wa


$1 million Mega Millions winner in KY - ABC 36 News

The Kentucky Lottery says, while no one hit last night’s Mega Millions jackpot, one lucky player did match all the white ball winning numbers but not the Mega Ball to win the game’s second prize of $1 million.


Trinity Gay's mother reacts to sentencing - ABC 36 News

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – After a nearly week-long trial, Trinity Gay’s mother Shoshana Boyd feels the recommended sentences given for the four men convicted in her daughter’s shooting death were not enough.A jury recommended 20 years for Chazerae Taylor who was convicted of wanton murder, 15 months f


Father charged after baby found with drugs in system - ABC 36 News

The nine-month-old was brought to the hospital in Georgetown on August 6 after she became drowsy and, eventually, non-responsive.


Dangerous pork, signs of mice: More Lexington restaurants put on probation

Proper restaurant hygiene practices are critical to preventing the spread of food-borne illness, such as norovirus, which sickened more than 300 people this summer in Lexington, according to the health department.