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Police blotter (June 17-18) - The State Journal
On Sunday at 9:48 p.m., a caller reported a cell phone was stolen while in Walmart, 300 Leonardwood Drive.
Lexington man charged with murdering son in Father's Day shooting
Police charged James Hendron, Jr. with murder, domestic violence. His arrest citation identifies the victim as his son, Austin Hendron, 23.
Hepatitis A Confirmed in Franklin County
FRANKFORT, Ky. (WKYT)Two hepatitis cases are confirmed in Franklin County,according to the State Journal.This is part of a trend that has been growing in Kentucky. The state's department of heath has reported more than 750 cases,including 15 in Montgomery County.Of particular concern are people diag
Loose chicken causes traffic woes on Holmes Street - The State Journal
The loose chicken, which was reported around 9 a.m., was causing issues with traffic, said Frankfort Police Capt. Chris Quire.
Federal complaint ties owner of Asian Buffet in Shelbyville to undocumented workers
Fei Zhou Tang owns the Asian Buffet on Howard Drive in Shelbyville.LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The owner of an Asian Buffet in Shelbyville is facing federal charges for harboring undocumented workers -- and newly filed court documents reveal where police say he was hiding them.Fei Zhou Tang is accused
Murder Trial Day 3: Prosecutors try to pin 2 murder suspects to the scene - ABC 36 News
Prosecutors continued presenting their case against the two suspects, Quincinio Canada and dawan Mulazim, by bringing up witnesses to speak to where the two were at the time of the crime.
Franklin Co. Humane Society looking for foster homes after influx of pets
FRANKFORT, Ky. (WKYT) -An influx of animals has led to crowding at the Franklin County Humane Society. The surge started at the end of last month and kept going right up until the last few days."Two days ago someone brought in 13 cats," said shelter manager Kerry Lowary.Some come from hoarding cases
Lexington hospital closing gym: 'We are having to make some tough decisions'
A gym operated by Baptist Health is closing in July.About 2,000 members were notified last week that their memberships will end on July 13.Baptist Health spokeswoman Ruth Ann Childers said that about nine part-time and two full-time employees atBaptist HealthwoRx Fitness and Wellness Centerwill be l
Franklin County Circuit Court pleas (June 15) - The State Journal
Ashley Hudson, 33, no hometown given, pleaded guilty to first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, a Class C felony. She is scheduled for sentencing on Aug. 17.Kayla N. Hemze, 25, pleaded guilty to first-degree enhanced trafficking in a controlled substance (more than 2 grams methamphetami
Man has life-threatening injuries after 'disorder,' shooting in Lexington neighborhood
Officers were called to the 100 block of St. Ann Drive for a reported "disorder with a weapon" at about 5:15 p.m. Sunday, where they found the injured man, police Lt. Nathaniel Muller said. The victim was taken to a local hospital to be treated.
Beshear's lawsuit threatens future of Kentucky teachers' pensions
• SB 151 establishes a pathway for ensuring that the unfunded liability will be paid off through a new funding formula called “level dollar funding.” Beginning July 1, 2020, this will result in annual contributions of $400 million more than the record $1.2 billion annually that Gov. Matt Bevin and t
Attorney General sues Walgreens for alleged role in Kentucky opioid epidemic
“As Attorney General, my job is to hold accountable anyone who harms our families,” Beshear said, “While Walgreens’ slogan was ‘at the corner of happy and healthy,’ they have significantly harmed the health of our families in fueling the opioid epidemic. While the pain of addiction and loss of a lov
One person in serious condition after shooting in Lexington
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT)Officials say one person is in serious condition at UK Hospital after a shooting on Sunday evening.It happened around 5:15 p.m. on Saint Ann Drive.Authorities told WKYT there is a suspect in custody.WKYT has a crew at the scene and will bring you updates on WKYT and WKYT.com. Yo
St. Xavier beats Highlands to claim KHSAA State Baseball Title - ABC 36 News
LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) – On Saturday, two teams entered Whitaker Bank Ballpark in hopes of winning a state title.
Ashton Hagans has Arrived in Lexington
Hagans, a 6-foot-3 guard from Covington, GA., reclassified to the 2018 class after graduating high school on Friday. He made the announcement that he had graduated from Newton High School by posting a picture to Twitter in his cap and gown.
Nelson County grand jury indictments from May 16
Antonio L. Mason, a.k.a. Tony, 42, of Bardstown, theft by unlawful taking and first-degree persistent felony offender. On or about July 1, Mason unlawfully took an iPhone 7 belonging to another person, having the value of $500 or more but less than $10,000. Mason is persistent felony offender in the
Bourbon theft ringleader sentenced to 15 years in prison
FILE - In a May 22, 2015 file photo, Gilbert "Toby" Curtsinger sits Franklin County Circuit Court in Frankfort, Ky. Curtsinger, the ringleader of a whiskey theft operation in Kentucky was sentenced to 15 years in prison Friday, June 1, 2018 for his role in siphoning tens of thousands of dollars' wor
Major power outage affects thousands in Scott County
A Kentucky Utilitiesoutage mapshowed more than 6,000 customers without power around noon along Cherry Blossom Way and U.S. 460 toward Paris, including the Toyota plant.
Man, woman found dead at possible arson site in Kentucky
SHELBYVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Police in Kentucky are investigating the deaths of a man and woman whose bodies were found following a fire that authorities believe may have been intentionally set.News outlets report firefighters were sent to a vehicle fire at a Shelbyville home Sunday morning. Crews found
Police make arrest in 2016 murder of Stephanie Mullins - ABC 36 News
jarvis garrett murder arrest 6/15LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) — Lexington police have charged Jarvis Garrett with the murder of Stephanie Mullins in 2016.Police say Mullins was found behind an apartment building on Cross Keys Road in Wolf Run Park.- Advertisement -Police say they used witness statements an