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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

Rescue personnel searching for man who jumped from bridge

Rescue personnel have been searching for the body of an individual believed to have jumped off the Cumberland River Bridge in Burnside. According to Karl Clinard, Public Affairs Officer for the Pulaski County Sheriff's Office, a male, aged 31, jumped off the bridge early Tuesday morning at about 3 a

COMMONWEALTH JOURNAL - 2018-03-21 02:00:00

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

Coroner identifies armed intruder shot, killed by Georgetown police

The Scott County Coroner has identified a man shot and killed by a Georgetown police officer. The coroner says Joel Pflum, 32, died from a gunshot wound to the upper torso. Police told WKYT's Matthew Rand Pflum forced his way into a home on Echo Path around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday. When police arrived, t

WKYT 27 - 2018-03-20 21:39:00

Man accused of stabbing Kentucky boy to death found NOT GUILTY by reason of insanity

VERSAILLES, Ky. (WDRB) - The man accused of stabbing a 6-year-old Kentucky boy to death is found not guilty of murder by reason of insanity. The jury returned a verdict on the murder and burglary charges late Monday night. The jury found Ronald Exantus guilty but mentally ill on the assault charge.

WDRB.COM - 2018-03-20 12:35:00

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

Officer finds infant twins under filled garbage bags in Versailles. Here's how they got there .

A Tennessee couple was arrested and charged in Versailles early Wednesday after police discovered in their car 6-month-old twins soiled in urine and "in grave danger of suffocation" under garbage bags filled with clothes. Police responded to the Speedway gas station on Lexington Road near the Blue G

LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER - 2018-03-21 16:35:00

Mercer Grand Jury Hands Down Indictments

The Grand Jury handed down indictments last Wednesday on charges including escape, exploitation and receiving stolen property. Cari Simpson, 33, of 120 Chilton Lane, is charged with 2nd-degree escape, a class B felony. According to the prosecution, Simpson escaped a home incarceration program on Feb

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