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Two Hazard caregivers indicted after one dragged disabled person across floor

John Hundley, 42, and Penny Caudill, 43, were indicted by a Perry County grand jury Friday, May 18.

WYMT.COM - 2018-05-25 14:12:00

Police: Man released from jail steals jumpsuit because it was 'cool', arrested again

PRESTONSBURG, Ky. (WYMT) - A man just released from jail is back behind bars after police caught him with a stolen jumpsuit Wednesday. Prestonsburg Police responded to a complaint of a man running with an orange jumpsuit and no shoes in the Brickhouse Restaurant area. Officers found the man on Sout

WYMT.COM - 2018-05-25 18:22:00

Two arrested for stealing truck

On May 14, Barbourville City Police Officer Adam Townsley responded to a report of a stolen 2007 Chevrolet Silverado with a 2005 Honda TRX450 four-wheeler in the bed. According to witness statements, the vehicle owner left the truck running with the windows down at the gas pump. A man identified by

MOUNTAINADVOCATE.COM - 2018-05-25 12:00:19

Former Kentucky lawmaker ordered to serve 2 more years

PIKEVILLE, Ky. (AP/WYMT) -A federal judge has ordered a two-year sentence for a former Kentucky lawmaker who is already serving seven years in a separate case.Pikeville Democratic former state Rep. W. Keith Hall was sentenced Thursday for aggravated identity theft. He must complete the sentence he i

WYMT.COM - 2018-05-24 18:53:00

Search intensifies for missing toddler after mom found dead in woods

The Wayne County Sheriff's Office announced that it found the body of missing mother Selena Hidalgo-Calderon in Sodus, and her boyfriend has been charged in connection to the case. The search continues for 14-month-old Owen Hidalgo-Calderon.Will Cleveland, Virginia Butler

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2018-05-25 13:31:00

Laurel County woman arrested after failing to pull over for sheriffs deputies

LONDON, Ky. (WYMT)A Laurel County woman was arrested Thursday after she failed to stop for deputies.The Laurel County Sheriffs office says deputies attempted to pull a car over that was missing a back window, did not have proper registration and was being driven in a reckless manner on Arthur Ridge

WYMT.COM - 2018-05-25 08:17:00

INDICTMENTS: Eight indicted on meth possession or trafficking charges

Kevin Knuckles, 32, of Mallory Court, Richmond, and Stephanie May, 25, of Baldwin Street, Berea, were indicted May 16 on a total of three trafficking charges. Mays also was indicted on a charge of convicted felon in possession of a firearm.

RICHMOND REGISTER - 2018-05-24 23:05:00

Little finally sentenced in 9-year-old case

Leroy “Dock” Little, 67, was supposed to attend a guilty plea hearing in a cocaine trafficking case back in September of 2009. He failed to show and eluded authorities until this past December, when he was arrested in southern Indiana.

EKBTV.COM - 2018-05-25 16:48:22

McDonald’s employee diagnosed with Hep A

All employees, including the diagnosed case, received the Hepatitis A vaccine prior to the May 23 diagnosis. The McDonald’s chain previously established a required hepatitis A vaccination policy for all workers. The Winchester Avenue McDonald’s voluntarily closed after notification of the confirmed


Jail purchases body scanner hoping to stop illegal activity

HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT)Jail across the United States are dealing with a myriad of problems. Recently, the Kentucky River Regional Jail made a purchased aimed at alieving one of their main problems.


Construction slated for Hazard Middle School

During the meeting, Joseph Clark, a representative from the Clotfelter-Samokar construction company, requested a pay application for Standafer Builders in the amount of $46,193.72 for the remaining construction work that needs completed for the high school. Clark informed the board members that cons


Rain chances return this afternoon, last through most of the weekend

HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) -I hope you enjoyed the last couple of days, because the forecast over the next few days is a rollercoaster ride.Today and TonightWe will start off your Friday on a dry note. Clouds will slowly increase throughout the morning and into the first part of the afternoon. Chances for s

WYMT.COM - 2018-05-25 03:26:00

Operation Valedictorian: Happy Valley has six

All six of the valedictorians finished with 4.0 grade point averages, but Principal Bernie Young said that did not mean they were taking easy courses to keep up their average. In his speech introducing the valedictorians during the commencement ceremony, the principal said that all six were enrolled

JOHNSON CITY PRESS - 2018-05-25 09:09:20

Hazard police investigating complaint of 'multiple people involved in election fraud'

HAZARD, Ky. (WDKY) - Hazard police says it has received a complaint multiple people are involved in election fraud less than 24 hours from polls opening for primaries.Police say the complaint accuses people of offering to buy votes.Authorities have contacted the Kentucky Attorney General's Office to


Matt Smith lands horror role in His House

The English star was seen this week shooting scenes at a flat, a vaping shop and a bookmakers in Basildon, Essex.

APPALACHIAN NEWS-EXPRESS - 2018-05-25 09:00:00

Perry Central's Zack Hall signs with UPIKE

Sergeant Ronald Wilson, Perry Central's track and field coach added, "His Junior year he broke the school record in the discus, he's progressed over the years and had a couple of colleges take looks at him but he chose to go to UPIKE."

WYMT.COM - 2018-05-24 19:04:00

Hazard jumps out to 12-nothing lead in the first inning, cruises past Buckhorn

HAZARD, Ky, (WYMT) -FINAL (5):Hazard 23Buckhorn 0Hazard scored 12 runs in the first inning to help them cruise past the Buckhorn Wildcats in five innings.The Bulldogs will meet Perry Central in the 54th District Championship on Wednesday.


Police searching for missing woman with dementia in Perry County

BUCKHORN, Ky. (WYMT) -Police are searching for a missing woman with dementia in Perry County.Perry County Sheriff's Office Deputies are looking for an elderly woman in the Buckhorn Community.Deputies say they are searching for Musett "Rosie" May who is in her early 80's, has blonde hair and weighs a


Kentucky State Police responding to Leslie County bank robbery

HYDEN, Ky. (WYMT) -Kentucky State Police say they are responding to a bank robbery in Hyden in Leslie County.Troopers say it happened at Hurts Creek Branch of Hyden Citizens Bank.KSP says they are responding to the scene and will provide more information as it becomes available.WYMT has a reporter o


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Kentucky State Police are investigating the shooting of a Carcassonne man over the weekend. Adam Henrikson, 44, was taken to Whitesburg ARH Hospital and then transferred to Pikeville Medical Center with a gunshot wound to each leg.More...