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Lawrenceburg man arrested for threats 'against multiple persons at a school'
When confronted by police, Jarrell admitted to sending the messages. He also admitted to making a past school shooting threat. He allowed officers to take his phone and examine it in an off-site location. During that investigation, information about a more recent threat was discovered.
'It could've been devastating.' Suspect with 'attack plan' lived next to high school
LAWRENCEBURG, Ky. - Two days after authorities stopped a man leaving his home with the "tools necessary" to carry out a school shooting, neighbors said they were shocked but grateful that police potentially stopped a tragedy from happening. Neighbors say they rarely saw the suspect, 21-year-old Dyla
Schools closed in Anderson County over threat - ABC 36 News
ANDERSON COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – There will be no school in Anderson County Friday after a credible threat was made against the district, according to officials.
5 Things To Do This Weekend In Louisville (10/19) - LEO Weekly
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Police: Man had 'detailed plan of attack' concerning Shelby, Anderson county schools
LAWRENCEBURG, KY (WAVE) - A man police said had a "detailed plan of attack" concerning schools in Shelby and Anderson counties was taken into custody. Dylan Jarrell, 21, was booked into the Shelby County Detention Center on Thursday. Kentucky State Police began investigating Jarrell Wednesday after
Arson charge after man begins setting clothes on fire in Walmart
According to an arrest citation, Russell Craycraft entered the store around 6:00 p.m. Friday night, went into the men’s department, took out a lighter and began burning clothing.
Hydroplaning blamed in Mercer Co. car crash
HARRODSBURG, Ky. (WKYT) -A driver was sent to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries after a crash that flipped his car.The driver says he was on US 68 headed toward Nicholasville when his car began to hydroplane.The man was unable to regain control of the car, which ran off the road and fl
UK police cruiser and bus carrying UK athletes involved in crash
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) -A University of Kentucky police cruiser and a bus carrying UK athletes collided Friday evening, according to police.The crash happened just before seven near New Circle and Nicholasville Road. No one was injured.WKYT put in a call with UK police and is waiting to hear more.
Frankfort man indicted on 33 offenses - The State Journal
A Franklin County Circuit Court grand jury indicted a 24-year-old Frankfort man on 33 offenses Tuesday, after he lead sheriff’s deputies on a high-speed chase on Bald Knob Road earlier this month.Wanted on an outstanding warrant, James Tyler Steverson fled the Belletpoint area on a 1994 Honda motorc
Franklin County Circuit Court sentencings (Oct. 19) - The State Journal
Brent Stopper, 27, of Frankfort, was sentenced to a total of 15 years after previously pleading guilty to trafficking in a controlled substance (heroin), first offense, and trafficking in a controlled substance (fentanyl), first offense, Class C felonies; criminal attempt to first-degree possession
The Mega Millions jackpot has reached $1 billion. Here’s what you need to know.
A Mega Millions jackpot of $1 billion is up for grabs in Friday night’s drawing.The estimated jackpot for Friday’s drawing increased Friday afternoon from $970 million to $1 billion, which is the largest in Mega Millions history and second-largest in U.S. lottery history. The cash option for the jac
Two-headed copperhead snake on display at Frankfort wildlife center
FRANKFORT, Ky. (WKYT) -A two-headed copperhead snake found in eastern Kentucky is now on display for visitors in Frankfort.A Leslie County couple discovered the snake, and they donated it to the Salato Wildlife Education Center for educational purposes.“I may encounter a two-headed snake in the wild
Lexington native sentenced to life - ABC 36 News
NEWPORT, Ky. (WTVQ)- A jury in Newport has found Lexington native Shayna Hubers.The jury convicted the 27-year-old of shooting and killing his boyfriend Ryan Poston in 2012.- Advertisement -This sentence comes after Hubers’ second trial. A jury convicted her in 2015, but one of those jurors was a co
KSP: Suspect in custody for threat that impacted Anderson Co. Schools
Police say they expect to release more information about the suspect, and the threat, later Friday morning.
$1 million Powerball ticket sold in Lexington - ABC 36 News
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Kentucky Lottery says a ticket sold in Lexington for Wednesday night’s Powerball drawing matched all five white ball winning numbers but not the Powerball.That means one lucky person won the game’s second prize of $1 million.- Advertisement -There was also a $150,000 winn
Man arrested following machete attack - ABC 36 News
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – A man pulled out a machete and attacked a woman in Lexington, according to police.
Drug trafficking suspect accused of child endangerment - ABC 36 News
According to court documents, while searching Cotton’s home, police found a large quantity of press and powdered fentanyl, drug paraphernalia and a stolen gun.
Road expected to be closed into rush hour traffic after water main break - ABC 36 News
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Traffic officials say a water main break has closed New Circle Road at Young drive.Officials are doing an emergency water main repair.
Man charged with trafficking methamphetamine
Richmond police arrested a man for trafficking in methamphetamine, among other charges, early Wednesday morning after officers were called to Speedway on Merrick Drive.
2 Mega Millions winners in Ky get $1 million second-place prizes; jackpot rises to estimated $900m - KyForward.com
A $1 million Mega Millions ticket was sold in Madisonville at Wicks Well Market & Deli and another was sold in Lexington. The winners matched all the white ball winning numbers but not the Mega Ball to win the game’s second prize.Winner of the Madisonville $1 million ticket was Ronnie Parker, 65, of