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Man charged with murder in Breathitt County
JACKSON, Ky. (WDKY) - Authorities are at the scene of a reported homicide in Breathitt County. The Breathitt Advocate reports a woman is dead and a man is in custody in what's suspected as an act of domestic violence.
GED graduates honored in ceremony
Laurel County Adult Education and Literacy honored 41 students in its fall graduation ceremony at Jackson Energy Thursday night. The private nonprofit program, organized by Laurel County Literacy Council, Inc., helps students obtain their GED, a certificate equivalent to a high school diploma.
3 members of family found dead in Kentucky
HYDEN, Ky. (AP) -- Police say a husband and wife and their adult son have been found dead in an eastern Kentucky community. Authorities also say someone fired shots at a Kentucky State Police trooper who was on his way to the crime scene.
KSP name suspect after three found dead in Leslie County
LESLIE COUNTY, Ky. (WDKY) - Kentucky State Police have identified a suspect after finding three people dead in Leslie County Monday night. Troopers confirm the suspect is Paul Douglas Sizemore.
Johnson Central has golden season
Johnson Central fought to the end. The Golden Eagles came up short. It would’ve been easy for this team to quit. Just look at the story lines. The Golden Eagles had three scores called back.
Kentucky man is dead after a head on crash
JACKSON, Ky. (WTVQ) – A Breathitt County man has died this weekend in a car crash. State police say it happened in Jackson late Friday night on Highway 15.
3-day Leslie County manhunt ends after suspect captured
WOOTON, Ky. (WKYT/WYMT) - Kentucky State Police say the man who was the subject of a three-day manhunt in Leslie County is now in custody. WYMT reports Paul Douglas Sizemore is being transferred to the Kentucky State Police Post 13 in Perry County, and he is accused of ramming a police cruiser and s
Police search Kentucky hills for suspect in triple slaying
HYDEN, Ky. (AP) - Police are searching a heavily wooded, hilly area of eastern Kentucky after finding three people shot to death in neighboring homes. Kentucky State Police say authorities are looking for a 52-year-old suspect.
Breathitt Co. man arrested on child sexual exploitation charges
JACKSON, Ky. (WTVQ)- State Police say a Breathitt County man has been arrested on charges related to distribution of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor. Troopers arrested 29-year-old Dustin Coomer as a result of an undercover Internet Crimes Against Children investigation. They say this
Fugitive charged with trying to kill Kentucky trooper. Three others dead.
Police continued searching Tuesday for a man wanted for questioning in the shooting deaths of three people in Leslie County. Paul Douglas Sizemore, 52, has not been charged in those homicides, but was charged with the attempted murder of a Kentucky State Police trooper.
Breathitt County Bobcats are focused on the 14th Region title
JACKSON, Ky. (WYMT) - The Breathitt County Bobcats have their eyes on the price, and that prize is?
Death of 3 family members; trooper shot at during response under investigation in Leslie Co., KY
LESLIE COUNTY, KY (KFVS) - Kentucky State Police is investigating after three family members were found shot to death and a trooper was shot at while responding to the scene. According to KSP, three people were found shot to death at their homes on Monday evening, December 10 in Leslie County. Troop
UPDATE: Victim identified in Floyd Co. crash
UPDATE: (12/10/18) FLOYD COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)-We now know the name of the man killed in a crash on US 23 in Ivel. State Police say 65-year-old Freddy Loyns. They say the cause of the crash is still under investigation.
KSP: Three people dead, search continues for suspect
LESLIE COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - Officials are on the scene of a triple murder in the Wooton Community of Leslie County. It is not clear how the three people were killed. Kentucky State Police say they are currently searching for a suspect in the area.
Murder solicitation charges pleaded down to misdemeanors
A Coeburn man who was initially charged with trying to hire someone to kill two people has been found guilty of reduced charges. Thomas Monroe Perry, 37, of 4404 Buckingham Rd., Lot 13, appeared in Wise County general district court Dec. 4 and pleaded guilty to two counts of misdemeanor assault. He
Student In Custody Following Bomb Threat
A student was placed into police custody following a bomb threat at a Perry County school. It happened just after 11 this morning at Perry County Central High School after a threat was found on a bathroom stall.
Woman indicted on nearly 600 charges
A Perry County woman was recently indicted on 594 felony charges related to forgery and identity theft that were allegedly committed in January of last year. Court documents show that Arlene Langdon, 46, of Hazard, was charged with felony crimes including 297 counts of second-degree forgery and 297
Ravens QB Lamar Jackson in concussion protocol, replace by RGIII vs. Falcons
Baltimore Ravens QB Lamar Jackson was entered into the concussion protocol and taken to the locker room following a designed run against the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday. Jackson was seen running into the locker room in the third quarter of the game to be evaluated for a concussion after apparently hit
Jackson overcomes mistakes to rally for win over HHS
JACKSON —Up by seven points with just under six minutes left on Friday at Jackson City, the Harlan Lady Dragons appeared to be in position for their first win of the 2018-2019 season. Harlan then lost junior forward Natalee King to fouls, then senior guard Payeton Charles and then senior guard Savan
Pike Central Lady Hawks finish in third place with win over Leslie County
HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - The Pike Central Lady Hawks finished in third place in the 2018 WYMT Food City Mountain Basketball Classic girls' tournament. The Lady Hawks defeated the Leslie County Lady Eagles with a 52-38 final score Saturday afternoon.