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Versailles police dig urine-soaked infants out of backseat of vehicle piled with clothes, couple arrested

VERSAILLES, Ky. (WKYT) - Versailles police say a couple is behind bars after they discovered twin six-month-old infants underneath garbage bags filled with clothes in the backseat of a vehicle. An arrest report shows an officer stopped at a gas station on Lexington Road and was alerted to a couple

WKYT 27 - 2018-03-21 17:50:00

CRIME REPORT: Richmond man arrested on possession charges

James Adams Richmond police officers arrested James Adams, 50, of Hudson Avenue, Richmond, after he was seen leaving from a Foxhaven Drive residence early Saturday morning. Adams was a passenger in the backseat of the vehicle and, after asking Adams and the other two passengers to step out, Adams ne

RICHMOND REGISTER - 2018-03-21 01:09:00

Botched burglary lands three with felony indictments

A trio arrested after an alleged botched burglary attempt have been indicted, with one of the three facing a charge of being a persistent felony offender. Larry Dunaway, 39, of North Estill Street; Julie Rice, 32, of Gumbottom Road, Berea; and Bradley Ashcraft, 36, of Irvine View Street, were arrest

RICHMOND REGISTER - 2018-03-22 00:15:00

SENTENCES: Mt. Vernon woman gets six years on drug, bail jumping charges

Brandy Snowden A Mt. Vernon woman who was arrested along with a man found hiding underneath a bed holding a machete, who also tried to bribe officers, has been sentenced to six years on drug and bail jumping charges. Brandy Snowden, 41, of Chestnut Ridge, was arrested back in October 2016 at a motel

RICHMOND REGISTER - 2018-03-20 23:57:00

Local woman arrested after foot chase with deputies

A Somerset woman was arrested Sunday afternoon after engaging in a short foot chase with a Pulaski County Sheriff's deputy. Amy N. Meece, 35, of Sulphur Springs Hollow Road, was arrested after officers located her at her residence. As a result of the incident, Meece was charged with first-degree Pos

COMMONWEALTH JOURNAL - 2018-03-20 14:00:00

Local Man Arrested After Taco Bell Shooting

A Mercer County man is accused of shooting out the windows at Taco Bell last week. On Wednesday, March 14, at 2:01 p.m., Harrodsburg Police were dispatched to the College Street Taco Bell. Witnesses said someone shot at the windows and gave a description of the shooter's vehicle, which was found par

HARRODSBURGHERALD.COM - 2018-03-21 07:00:00

Eastern Kentucky University to offer online criminal justice degree program beginning in fall 2018

Eastern Kentucky University will offer an online criminal justice degree, beginning in Fall 2018. The bachelor's degree program will prepare students for a range of careers in the justice and safety field. "By offering an online degree in the broader criminal justice discipline, we hope to introduce

KYFORWARD.COM - 2018-03-21 15:34:15

Woman taken when car was stolen from gas station

Lexington police are investigating after a Winchester women was allegedly kidnapped at a Fayette County gas station. The Clark County Sheriff's Department responded to a call around 4:39 a.m. Monday to Brandenburg Lane concerning a women who said she was being held against her will in a vehicle in t

WINCHESTER SUN - 2018-03-20 16:24:33

Lexington police respond to bank robbery

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Police are on the scene of a bank robbery in Lexington. It happened just before noon Tuesday at the Fifth Third Bank on Leestown Road, near Kroger. A witness told WKYT he saw an SUV back up to the bank and a man in a hoodie jumped out of the vehicle and into the bank. He say

WKYT 27 - 2018-03-20 18:09:00

These new apartments could help Kentuckians fighting drug, alcohol addiction.

One in four people in Kentucky has a substance abuse problem. It's a statistic that Dr. Allen Brenzel knows well. As the medical director of of the Behavioral Health, Development and Intellectual Disabilities for the state's Cabinet for Health and Family Services, Brenzel is on the front lines of t

LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER - 2018-03-20 18:00:00

Suspected of driving a stolen Lexington Jeep, man dies after confronting officer

A man who was reportedly seen driving a Jeep stolen from Lexington died Monday in a western Kentucky shooting involving a state trooper, according to Kentucky State Police. Sheriff's deputies in Daviess County were called to a farm off Hill Bridge Road at about 4:30 p.m. for a report of a person doi

LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER - 2018-03-20 12:12:00

Indianapolis Man "not guilty by reason of insanity" In Kentucky Boy's Murder

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- An Indianapolis man accused of murdering a little boy in Kentucky in 2015, has been found not guilty. A jury found Ronald Exantus not guilty of murder by reason of insanity. Exantus, who is from Indianapolis, had been accused of breaking into a home in Versailles, Kentucky in Dece

WIBC.COM - 2018-03-20 21:39:05

CRIME REPORT: Berea man arrested on alleged assault, child abuse charges

Berea police were contacted by local hospital officials in reference to an assault which took place on Vanhook Court Saturday night. When officers arrived, police spoke with a female victim who said Leonard Callahan, 44, of Vanhook Court, Berea, was mad about the child's bedtime. The victim said whe


Man back in jail for a stabbing

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- A man named Elijah Witt is back in a place he knows well. Witt was arrested around 2:12 Sunday morning for assault. - Advertisement - Police say he stabbed someone in the chest with a butcher knife on York Street near the Castlewood Community Center. According to officers, the


Man shot, killed Sunday morning in Lexington.

A 28-year-old man who was shot Sunday in Lexington on Trent Circle died later that morning at St. Joseph East Hospital, according to the Fayette County Coroner's Office. Sheddrick Dixon died at 6:06 a.m. Sunday, the coroner said. Following a report of shots fired Sunday at 5:15 a.m., police found bu


Overturned semi slowing traffic in Mercer County

HARRODSBURG, Ky. (WKYT) - A driver was fortunate to walk away from a violent crash in Mercer County. Sheriff Ernie Kelty said the driver lost control of a tractor-trailer on US 127, about 3-4 miles north of Harrodsburg. The semi rolled off the road and overturned. The driver was able to walk away,


Trail derails in Scott County; Crews on scene

SCOTT COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - Police in Georgetown confirm to WKYT that a train derailed in Scott County late Sunday night. Crews are responding to the scene on Lisle Road near the Scott-Fayette County line. Southbound interstate 75 is closed at mile marker 125. Right now, police have not said what was


Teenager killed in Jessamine Co. crash

JESSAMINE COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - A teenager is dead and three other juveniles are in the hospital after a crash in Jessamine County. It happened around 9 p.m. Saturday on Union Mill Road (KY 169), around 4 1/2 miles east of Nicholasville. Deputies say a Chevy Trailblazer was headed west on Union Mill


Ronald Exantus Trial: Closing arguments begin

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Closing arguments begin Monday in the Ronald Exantus murder trial. Exantus is accused of murdering Logan Tipton, 6, on Dec. 7, 2015. Authorities say the Indianapolis man broke into the Tipton's home in Versailles and stabbed the child several times before the boy's father he


KSP: Stolen Lexington vehicle leads police on chase, ends in deadly shooting

OWENSBORO, Ky. (WKYT) - Kentucky State Police are investigating after a stolen car in Lexington ends up with a deadly officer-involved shooting in western Kentucky. Troopers say a black Jeep Cherokee, reported stolen in Lexington, was doing donuts in some muddy farm fields in Daviess County. When o