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Search warrant leads to drug arrest in Lawrenceburg
LAWRENCEBURG, Ky. (WTVQ)- Lawrenceburg Police say a search warrant led to a drug arrest on November 30th. Police say Ronald Christopher Spivey was arrested on drug trafficking charges after officers found 21 ounces of marijuana, 30 grams of mushrooms, 16 bottles of injectable steroids, 12 grams of m
Anderson County firefighters pull driver from flooded crossing
ANDERSON COUNTY, Ky. (WDKY) — Volunteers of the Anderson County Fire Department, working with Anderson County EMS and the Sheriff's Office, rescued a driver from a flooded crossing Saturday night.
Bauer's Candies owner emotionally defends company following FDA alert over hepatitis
WDKY — LAWRENCEBURG, Ky. - Anna Bauer is emotional following a hepatitis A diagnosis involving one of her employees, as the fallout has led to conflicting reports on whether her Lawrenceburg-made product is safe.
3 plead guilty to armed theft
Three people charged with the armed theft of a vehicle a year ago all pleaded guilty to their charges Thursday. Audrey Stroube, Christopher Reed and Robert Harley were all charged in connection with the Dec. 12, 2017, theft of John Anderson’s vehicle in rural Clark County.
One person killed in Lexington crash
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WDKY) — One person was killed in a traffic collision along Man O' War Boulevard near Rapid Run Drive on Saturday. Man O' War Boulevard was shut down between Trenton Road and Rapid Run Drive while reconstruction crews investigated the scene.
Kentucky restricts transport of deer killed in Tennessee
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) -- Wildlife officials have placed restrictions on the transport of deer from Tennessee into Kentucky in response to the detection of chronic wasting disease.
Kentucky couple stuck on island with medical emergency
BAHAMAS (WTVQ)- A Kentucky couple is stranded on an island after a medical emergency. According to a Go Fund Me page, friends gifted Rose and Michelle Johnson a cruise to the Bahamas this weekend.
Meth floods Northern Kentucky, cops shut down house: 'To stay there, you had to sell meth'
The recent shutdown of a "meth house" yielding four arrests in Northern Kentucky was just one more sign of a changing drug scene, police say. Crystal methamphetamine is inundating the illicit drug market, and it's predicted to stay a while. Called ice by most users, it's usually quite pure, and its
Kentucky road to be closed for repairs
FLEMINGSBURG, Ky. - A portion of Ky. 3294 between Catlettsburg and Cannonsburg Road will be temporarily closed beginning Monday for roadway and drainage repairs, according to a news release from the Kentucky Department of Highways.
Kentucky lawmakers concerned Supreme Court pension ruling could threaten other bills
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- There is concern about unintended consequences from Thursday’s Supreme Court ruling that voided Kentucky's pension law. The seven justices unanimously declared the law unconstitutional because of the way lawmakers passed it. Now, some worry about other bills passed the very
Kentucky's hepatitis A outbreak surpasses 3,000 cases
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) -- Kentucky health officials say more than 3,000 cases of hepatitis A have been reported in an outbreak that has entered its second year. WKYT-TV reports Kentucky Department for Public Health statistics show 19 people have died in the outbreak. Patients have been hospitalized in
4-star WR says he’s “fallen in love with Kentucky”
In a crucial recruiting weekend for Mark Stoops and his staff heading into Wednesday’s early signing deadline, Kentucky hosted many recruits this weekend for official visits.
Who's governor of Kentucky?
If you answered yes to those questions, you're better than the average American. According to www.RouteFifty.com, researchers at Johns Hopkins University released results of a survey Tuesday that found that most of the 1,500 people surveyed couldn't answer those question.
Five interesting facts about Kentucky Fried Chicken
Harland Sanders, founder of the Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant chain, died in Shelbyville, Ky., on Dec. 16, 1980, or 38 years ago Sunday. He was 90. KFC has unveiled a limited edition 11 Herbs & Spices Firelog, which costs $18.99 and is available while supplies last at kfcfirelogs.com. The price
Moore to be sentenced next week in manslaughter case
Sentencing for a 20-year-old Franklin County man convicted of manslaughter by a jury in May is expected next week. Austin Coleman Moore, 20, who faced a murder charge, was found guilty of second-degree manslaughter, first-degree wanton endangerment and operating a motor vehicle under the influence o
Former constable reportedly turns down offer, seeks jury trial
A former county constable accused of running a prostitution ring, kidnapping and impersonating a police officer has allegedly turned down a plea offer in favor of jury trial. Thomas S. Banta, 69, of Frankfort, and his attorney, Guthrie True, appeared in Franklin County Circuit Court for a status upd
Could legalizing marijuana or casinos solve Kentucky's pension crisis?
FRANKFORT, Ky. — A law to help fund Kentucky's $43 billion pension debt has been struck down, triggering more discussion on new forms of revenue — such as legalizing casino gambling or even recreational marijuana.
New Jersey mother, KSP trooper honored for helping stop potential school shooting
LAWRENCEBURG, Ky. (WDKY) — A mother and a Kentucky State Police trooper were honored Saturday morning for their roles in helping stop a potential school shooting.
Court: Testimony from OxyContin maker must be unsealed
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky appeals court says the secret testimony from a former president of one of the world's largest manufacturers of dangerously addictive opioid painkillers must be released to the public.
Kentucky bill would make abortion a felony
FRANKFORT, KY (WAVE) - A proposed bill would make abortion illegal in Kentucky. Legislation prefiled Thursday by Rep. Robert Goforth would require abortion providers to check for a fetal heartbeat before performing a procedure. If a heartbeat is detected--which can happen as early as six weeks after