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Kentucky detention center escapee recaptured

GREENVILLE, Ky. -- An escapee from a Kentucky detention center is caught. Kentucky State Police reported Saturday that 25-year-old Nicholas Shane Barbre, of Greenville, escaped the Muhlenberg County Detention Center at around 4:15 p.m. Friday. They say he left from a rear door of the facility.


Police say 18-year-old on drugs fatally shot Lawrenceburg man

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Police say a teenager had illegal drugs in her system when she put a gun to a man's head and fatally shot him earlier this week. It happened April 13, at a home in the 1000 block of Anderson Estates in Lawrenceburg, Kentucky.


A welder in Kentucky made a homemade replica of the throne in 'Game of Thrones'

(CNN) — Spoiler alert: a welder in Kentucky and his new wife will sit on the Iron Throne at the end of this season of "Game of Thrones." Except this iron throne is made out of aluminum.


Authorities release new details in pregnant Anderson County woman's murder

ANDERSON COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - Lauryn Kinne’s father sat in the front row of district court today, holding up a picture of his daughter. On April 9, Kinne was shot at a home in Anderson County. Both she and her unborn child died. Today, we learned the four men facing charges in connection to her deat


Kentucky doctor shortage predicted to worsen

Next month, the University of Kentucky College of Medicine-Bowling Green campus inaugural class of 30 students will complete their first year. The four-year medical school, which will eventually host 120 students annually, was designed through a partnership between UK, Western Kentucky University an


Sheriff looking for lottery thief in Scott County

GEORGETOWN, Ky. (WKYT) – The Scott County Sheriff is hoping someone in the public can identify a man he says stole lottery tickets from an area gas station. In a post on Facebook, the Sheriff shared surveillance photos of the man, who stole scratch-offs from the Shell on Appian Path. The Sheriff say


UPDATE: 18-year-old charged in weekend shooting death in Anderson Co.

UPDATE: (04/18/19) ANDERSON COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- An 18-year-old has been charged with the murder of 19-year-old Kyle York. York was shot Saturday night. According to the Anderson News, 18-year-old Jordan Witt was arrested Thursday.


UPDATE: 4 sent to hospital, one dead after head-on collision in Jessamine Co.

NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (WKYT) - Law enforcement, EMS, and fire crews are at an active scene in Jessamine County after a two-vehicle crash Saturday afternoon. According to deputies, five people were in the two vehicles that collided headlong on Keene-Versailles Road between Clear Creek Road and Woods Roa


Four Roses celebrates $55M expansion with new Small Batch Select

LAWRENCEBURG, Ky. — Four Roses Distillery marked the culmination of its $55 million expansion project with the official launch of Small Batch Select–the first permanent addition in 12 years.


Franklin County Circuit Court sentencings (April 19)

The following people were sentenced Friday in the Franklin County Circuit Court:. Daavon M. Bates, 22, of Frankfort, was sentenced to five years’ probation for first-degree assault, a Class B felony, and first-degree wanton endangerment, a Class D felony.


Trump declares disaster after Kentucky storms

On Wednesday, President Donald Trump authorized the declaration of a disaster for severe weather events across Kentucky from Feb. 6 through March 10 of this year, including the Johnson County flooding Feb. 23.


Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Kentucky Trip Is Happening With Or Without Her GOP Colleague

Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez doesn't appear to be bothered by the fact that Republican Rep. Andy Barr has walked back his invitation to show her around his home state. In fact, a spokesperson for the freshman congresswoman recently told CNN that Ocasio-Cortez still plans to visit Kentuck


Local journalist awarded East Kentucky Leadership for Media and Technology

(WYMT) - For Jamie Lucke, it has been a journey that has taken her across the Commonwealth of Kentucky to Across the Atlantic Ocean, but through her more than 40-year career in Journalism, Jamie Lucke has never lost sight of where she is from.


Recipes for the Kentucky Derby

Cream sauce (cream, butter, salt, nutmeg) ½ cup of parmesan cheese (plus extra for garnish) 1. In a saucepan over med-high heat melt the butter and then add the flour to make a roux.


Third horse dies at Keeneland in 2019

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) – Keeneland officials say a horse died after a race at Keeneland on Friday. WKYT reports the horse, ‘Amandine’, was injured and had to be euthanized.


WV Culinary Team: Turkey Devonsire vs. Kentucky Hot Brown

Many West Virginians know and love their southern Kentucky neighbor’s iconic Hot Brown sandwich, but our northern neighbor, Pennsylvania, boasts a lesser-known rival — the Turkey Devonshire.


PCHS Biomedical Science Students Present at Kentucky Chapter of the American Physiological Society

Five PCHS Biomedical Science students were selected to present scientific posters at the Kentucky Chapter of the American Physiological Society meeting on Saturday, March 23 at Northern Kentucky University. Laila Cook won 1st place in high school oral presentations with her project, titled "Gross an


Kentucky Derby favorite Omaha Beach misses morning workout

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WKYT) -- A combination of bad weather and a quarter crack problem kept Kentucky Derby favorite Omaha Beach off the Churchill Downs track Saturday morning. The Kentucky Derby is exactly two weeks away and Omaha Beach trainer Richard Mandella says it's all about making sure the horse


Traffic stop leads to drug trafficking charges

A Shelby County man is being held in the local jail without bond after being arrested Wednesday night on drug-related charges. Montoree Fasan Jackson, 38, of Shelbyville, Ky., has been charged with first-degree Trafficking in a Controlled Substance (second or greater offense), three counts of Tamper


No. 22 Tennessee completes weekend sweep of Kentucky

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) -- Kentucky ace Zack Thompson struck out nine batters over seven innings, but gave up four runs and No. 22 Tennessee completed the sweep of the Wildcats 8-2 on Saturday afternoon.