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Harrodsburg police arrest armed suspect accused of pointing gun at woman
Officers responded to Lexington Road after receiving a call about Bobby Payne, Jr., who was intoxicated while holding a gun. Police say Payne was still armed when they arrived at the scene.
New Jersey mom follows 'gut feeling', stopping potential school shooting in central Kentucky
LAWRENCEBURG, Ky. (WKYT) - A gut feeling from a New Jersey mom and her tip to dispatch helped Kentucky State Police stop a school shooting before the suspected gunman even left his driveway. Koeberle Bull woke up to a notification. "Well, I woke up Wednesday morning to a message," Bull described. I
LPD: Shot fired during fight in Fayette Mall parking lot - ABC 36 News
Fayette Mall posted on its social media accounts that it was aware of the incident, that police were on the scene, adding that regular mall operations were never interrupted.
Golden Alert issued for Lexington woman - ABC 36 News
64-year-old Maria Del Rosario Peregrina-Perez, missingLEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) — Police are searching for 64-year-old Maria Del Rosario Peregrina-Perez, who they say is schizophrenic and has been missing since 5 p.m. Sunday.According to police, Peregrina-Perez is 5’3″ tall and average build.- Advertise
AG: Texas man traveled to KY to have sex with children - ABC 36 News
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – A Texas man was arrested in Lexington after flying 900 miles to have sex with young children, according to investigators.The Kentucky Attorney General’s Office says 65-year-old Gregory Lee Hruby, of Brazoria, Texas, was arrested at the Blue Grass Airport Friday and charged wi
Police: Using taser on man probably saved his life - ABC 36 News
HARRODSBURG, Ky. (WTVQ) – Officers taser a man they say was reaching into his pocket, later learning there was a gun inside.Harrodsburg Police say the officers responded to Lexington Road on Sunday to a report of an intoxicated man who pointed a gun at a woman.- Advertisement -
Anderson County High School recognizes trooper credited with stopping mass shooting
Dylan Jarrell, 20, was arrested Thursday and is charged with terroristic threatening and harassing communications. Investigators discovered a firearm, more than 200 rounds of ammunition, a Kevlar vest, a 100-round high capacity magazine and a detailed plan of attack in Jarrell's possession during a
Two men arrested, accused burglarizing Kroger - ABC 36 News
Accused of burglarizing KrogerLEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Employees at the Tates Creek Kroger helped police arrest two men accused of burglarizing the store.According to police, Saturday morning employees noticed someone had stolen cigarettes overnight.- Advertisement -
Kentucky man suspected of planning school attack pleads not guilty
The judge entered the plea on behalf of Dylan Jarrell, 21, who was arrested Thursday after police say they found evidence that he threatened to attack a school.
Kentucky school system gets extra security post-threats
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Standoff underway at Lexington mobile home park
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WDKY) - Lexington authorities are at the scene of a mobile home park in a standoff situation.Police and fire crews are at Maple Grove Mobile Home Park on Georgetown Road where someone is barricaded. The mobile home park is near the Scott County line.Details on what led to the standof
Mercer County deputy in stable condition after heart attack - ABC 36 News
KLE Magazine via Jim RobertsonMERCER COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – A Mercer County deputy is out of surgery and stable in the intensive care unit after he had a heart attack during an active shooter drill Saturday.Sheriff Ernie Kelty says Deputy Bill Cruce dropped to the ground in the middle of the drill.- A
'It could've been devastating.' Suspect with 'attack plan' lived next to high school
LAWRENCEBURG, Ky. - Two days after authorities stopped a man leaving his home with the "tools necessary" to carry out a school shooting, neighbors said they were shocked but grateful that police potentially stopped a tragedy from happening. Neighbors say they rarely saw the suspect, 21-year-old Dyla
DECOMPOSED BODY FOUND IN KENTUCKY IDENTIFIED
The Laurel County coroner identified the man as 58-year-old Mark Wagers of Corbin, Kentucky The coroner says Wagers’ cause of death still hasn’t been determined, but he does not suspect foul play.
Officer attacked during arrest; two charged in Kroger thefts
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) –One of the men also faces a wanton endangerment charge after attacking a police officer and biting a bystander while being arrested.An arrest citation for 36-year-old Anthony Merriman says that the loss prevention team at Kroger saw him head past the cash registers and toward
Anderson County schools get extra security after man planned attack
Dylan Jarrell is accused of threatening a school in Kentucky. Here's what we know. Rachel Aretakis and Billy Kobin, Louisville Courier Journal Kentucky State Police is providing extra security to Anderson County schools Monday following a threat last week. The school district said on Facebook that
Police investigating after Lexington shooting sends one to hospital
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) –A woman is in the hospital Sunday morning after police say she was shot by a man after she gave him a ride.The victim reportedly told police that she picked up the man on Winburn Drive. She then says the man shot her at least twice.The woman went to the hospital with non-life
Hydroplaning blamed in Mercer Co. car crash
HARRODSBURG, Ky. (WKYT) -A driver was sent to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries after a crash that flipped his car.The driver says he was on US 68 headed toward Nicholasville when his car began to hydroplane.The man was unable to regain control of the car, which ran off the road and fl
One arrested after shots fired, man assaulted
When police interviewed one of the men, the man told them he had been hit in the face by the suspect, later identified as 21-year-old Candido Lopez, because the victim was speaking Spanish. The victim further told police that Lopez had then fired shots out in front of his residence.
Man arrested after leading police on dangerous chase
LEXINGTON, KY (WKYT) -A Lexington man faces multiple charges after reportedly setting up a drug deal, and then running from police when they attempted to intercede.