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Kentucky police arrest father and son on sex abuse, incest charges

BELL COUNTY, Ky. — Kentucky State Police arrested a father and son after two female victims came forward and reported crimes that reportedly occurred when they were less than 14 years old.


Police arrest 3 who were barricaded in Powell County home

Clay City, Ky. (WYMT) - Kentucky State Police arrested three people after a barricade situation in Clay City early Thursday morning. Around 5:00 a.m., a man called 911 saying he was confronted by two strange men on his front porch when he came home from work.


CSX, RJ Corman to transport historic locomotive through Central Kentucky

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – A giant piece of Kentucky’s past will come rumbling through the bluegrass this summer. Chesapeake and Ohio 2716, a massive 75-year old steam locomotive, will travel from the Bardstown area to Ravenna, Kentucky, July 26 through 28.


Florida man accused of child molestation arrested in Kentucky

ROSINE, Ky. (WKYT) - A Florida man accused of molesting a child is behind bars in Kentucky with the help of federal authorities. Kentucky State Police say William Douglas Lacy III, 29, was arrested in Rosine after troopers and U.S. Marshals executed a search warrant at a home on U.S. 62 East.


North Laurel continues to roll, blanking Estill County and OBI

IRVINE--North Laurel's Payten Gregory threw her second shutout of the season on Saturday, helping to lead the Lady Jaguars to a 14-0 win over Estill County. And the Lady Jaguars only needed five innings to do it.


Kentucky police officer accused of sending obscene photos to teenager

CYNTHIANA, Ky. — A Kentucky police officer is accused of exchanging obscene pictures with a teenage girl. John Philpot IV was arrested Wedsnday when he reported to work at the Cynthiana Police Department.


Kentucky sheriff indicted after second DUI arrest

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - A Kentucky sheriff has been indicted following his second DUI arrest. WAVE3 reports that Breckenridge County Sheriff Todd Pate has been indicted on four counts of wanton endangerment, and one count each of tampering with evidence and operating a vehicle under the influence.


Irvine man sentenced to 20 years

An Irvine man was sentenced to 240 months, or 20 years, to federal prison Friday. According to a news release from the United States Attorney, Eastern District of Kentucky, Kevin Scott Abney, 40, Irvine, pleaded guilty to possession with intent to distribute fentanyl, possession of a firearm by a co


Wanted Kentucky man sports distinctive tattoos in mug shot

BOWLING GREEN, KY (WAVE) - A man wanted in Warren County is sporting a pretty recognizable look in his mug shot. Bowling Green Police posted the photo of Christopher Gregory, 35, to their Facebook page.


Here’s a tip: If you have drugs and guns, don’t pass out in a car in a public place

An Estill County man has been sentenced to 20 years in federal prison on drug and weapons charges. Kevin S. Abney, 40, pleaded guilty to possessing fentanyl with intent to distribute it; possessing a gun in connection with a drug crime; and possession of a gun by a convicted felon.


Authorities surround Powell County home after emergency call

CLAY CITY, Ky. (WKYT) - Kentucky State Police is at the scene with local authorities at a potential barricade situation in Powell County. The scene is on Shiloh Road. Troopers say a homeowner was confronted on the front porch. He left and called 911.


Kentucky burglary suspect shot after breaking into home, allegedly undressing in child's bedroom

A Kentucky man who allegedly broke into his neighbor's home and took his clothes off in a 12-year-old girl's room on Sunday was shot six times by the homeowner, according to officials.


Feds indict 60, some doctors, in Appalachia (including Kentucky) for illegal prescriping of pain pills

Feds indict 60 for illegal prescribing in Ohio, W.Va., Ky., Tenn. and Ala.; some doctors allegedly traded sex for drugs. Sixty health professionals in five Appalachian states were charged Wednesday with “illegal prescribing of more than 32 million pain pills, including doctors who prosecutors said t


Kentucky man charged in 2017 fatal shooting

SCOTTSVILLE, Ky. (WKRN) - Search warrants executed at multiple residences Wednesday morning in Allen County, Kentucky led to an arrest in a 2017 fatal shooting. Jackie Mutter, 64, was charged with murder in the death of Wendell Jackson on Hade Bell Road in Scottsville.


Missing Augusta teen believed to be headed to Kentucky

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is looking for a missing girl. According to the sheriff's office, Erin Chambers, 13, was last seen Tuesday at 6:45 p.m. on the canal trail near Milledge Road trail head, wearing a blue hoodie, black leggings and black shoes.


CRIME REPORT: Richmond man charged with assault

Richmond police arrested a man on a Madison County warrant Wednesday that charges him with second-degree assault. According to the warrant, on March 28, Richmond officers were called to East Locust Street, where a domestic dispute was reported. When officers arrived, they talked with the victim, who


Grand jury in western Kentucky returns eight indictments

Eight people have been indicted on various weapon and drug charges in western Kentucky. U.S. Attorney Russell Coleman was joined by Owensboro Police and the ATF at a press conference on Thursday.

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Several Kentucky doctors charged in federal prescription crackdown

CINCINNATI (WKYT) - The U.S. Department of Justice has announced 60 people, including several Kentucky doctors, were charged in a massive crackdown on the illegal prescribing and distributing of narcotics.


Jail food contract employee arrested on rape, sodomy charges

A Madison County Detention Center contract employee has been arrested on rape and sodomy charges following an incident that occurred on jail property. According to a release from Jailer Steve Tussey, he was notified earlier this week by staff of an incident which involved a Kellwell Food Management


Chris Bailey's Forecast | Big changes blowing in

It’s a very busy night taking shape across the state as we track another big storm system into the region. This is bringing strong storms, heavy rains and gusty winds to much of our region. As this system slows down just to our east, it means some nasty weather is going to be around into the start o