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Heavy rain ahead, some flooding possible

CHARLESTON More heavy rain is coming to the Tri-State and with it the potential for flooding, according to the Charleston, W.Va. office of the National Weather Service. Northeast Kentucky should brace itself for two to three inches of rain, forecasters say.


Kentucky State Police asking for help to find missing teen

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Kentucky State Police are asking for the public's help to find a missing teen. Authorities are searching for 17-year-old Hailey Brown, of Liberty, Kentucky, which is about 30 miles east of Campbellsville in Casey County.


Greenup approves controversial annexation plan

The Greenup City Council voted to approve annexation ordinances for rights of way alongside three swaths of properties along the Industrial Parkway on Tuesday at the regular city council meeting.


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.


School district broke law when it was open on election days, investigators say

The Greenup County Public School district violated state law when it held classes on election days while a high school campus was used as a polling place, a Feb. 1 investigative report said.


Fallen tree destroys home in Greenup County

Tuesday night’s windy weather caused a tree to topple onto a residence in Greenup County. No one was hurt but the residence and a nearby vehicle were damaged. Load Fire Department Chief Garth Wireman saidthe fire department was called out at approximately 5:30 p.m. to rescue two people from the crus


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


Greenup County business lands $2.15 million contract with Dept. of Homeland Security

GREENUP COUNTY, KY. (WCHS/WVAH) — DropBox Inc. employees in Worthington are hard at work producing specialized containers for the Department of Homeland Security. "We've been asked by DHS to give them a price or bid on the production of these for other container shipping ports around the United Stat


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


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.


63rd District: Coach on minds of winning Lions

VANCEBURG You’d have thought Lewis County’s 62-41 win over Greenup County in Tuesday’s 63rd District Tournament game was cause for celebration. You’d have thought the Lions would be overjoyed because they saw Seth Wright score 22 points and Sam O’Keefe add 15, including his 1,001st for his career.


Mudslide closes part of Greenup County roadway

GREENUP COUNTY, Ky. (WSAZ) -- A mudslide/rockslide has closed part of a roadway in Greenup County, 911 dispatchers there say. It happened late Tuesday afternoon on Flat Hollow Road.


Fatal AA Highway crash under investigation

A fatal single-vehicle accident on the AA Highway east of Vanceburg is under investigation by Sheriff’s Lt. Bryon Walker. Walker said the accident happened Monday morning at the intersection of the AA Highway and the Grayson Spur and involved a 2014 Dodge Ram 2500 pick-up.


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


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.


Ohio State Highway Patrol Investigating Serious Crash

HURON COUNTY, OH - The Norwalk post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is currently investigating a serious crash that took place Monday, February 18th at US 20 and State Route 601 in Norwalk Township.


Kentucky representative: We want immigrant wokers

Rep. John Yarmuth, D-Ky., reacts to remarks made by Sen. Lindsey Graham that a border wall is a higher priority than Kentucky middle school construction.


Tourney preview: 6th edition

Northwest (2-19, 0-14 SOC I) will have their hands full in taking down the three seeded Western Indians in this sectional semifinal bout (16-5, 10-4 SOC I). Western will be coming off of a loss suffered on Monday to SOC I foe New Boston, which means the Mohawks have the advantage in the energy depar


Realtors: Braidy development project holds huge potential

Braidy Industries' plans to purchase a large swath of land for real estate development in Flatwoods is being viewed as a major event for the city — and is also creating a lot of excitement about the real estate market in the Tri-State region.


Ohio corrections officer arrested, planned to take drugs into prison, reports say

LEBANON, Ohio — A corrections officer at a prison in southwest Ohio was arrested on several drug-related charges, accused of planning to take drugs into the facility, according to reports.