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Accused murderer indicted on drug charges

A southern Laurel man accused of the shooting death of his wife earlier this month was indicted by a Laurel grand jury on Friday - but for drug charges from a December arrest rather than for the March 7 murder. Joshua Tate Davenport, 38, of 35 North Florence Road in Corbin, was named in a seven-coun

SENTINEL-ECHO.COM - 2018-03-19 11:00:00

Overturned semi slowing traffic in Mercer County

HARRODSBURG, Ky. (WKYT) - A driver was fortunate to walk away from a violent crash in Mercer County. Sheriff Ernie Kelty said the driver lost control of a tractor-trailer on US 127, about 3-4 miles north of Harrodsburg. The semi rolled off the road and overturned. The driver was able to walk away,

WKYT 27 - 2018-03-19 13:32:00

Foster parent due in court in murder case

A Radcliff man, charged and indicted in January as a suspect in the death of a 4-year-old boy in his care, will appear Tuesday afternoon in Hardin Circuit Court. Billy Paul Embry-Martin, 33, a foster parent to Hunter Payton, is charged in his May 10 death inside their home. According to an arrest ci

NEWS ENTERPRISE - 2018-03-19 06:02:29

Fox arrested, charged with rape

When officers from the Laurel County Sheriff's Office located a missing juvenile unresponsive at the residence of a Keavy man on April 12, 2017, the search was on to find Teddy Lynn Fox. That search ended Friday morning with his arrest off Slate Ridge Road, approximately six miles south of London. A

SENTINEL-ECHO.COM - 2018-03-19 11:00:00

Teenager killed in Jessamine Co. crash

JESSAMINE COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - A teenager is dead and three other juveniles are in the hospital after a crash in Jessamine County. It happened around 9 p.m. Saturday on Union Mill Road (KY 169), around 4 1/2 miles east of Nicholasville. Deputies say a Chevy Trailblazer was headed west on Union Mill

WKYT 27 - 2018-03-18 14:30:00

Pair indicted on robbery charges

Two men arrested earlier this month in connection with three Radcliff robberies in three days have been indicted by a Hardin Coun-ty grand jury. Anthony Sanders, 23, of Vine Grove, and Samuel Jean, 22, of Radcliff, have been indicted on three counts of complicity to first-degree robbery, Class B fel

NEWS ENTERPRISE - 2018-03-19 02:30:25

Franklin County ranks in top third of Kentucky counties for health outcomes

An assessment of Kentucky's county-level health released last week puts Frankfort and several surrounding communities among the best in the state. The county health rankings, conducted by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute, put Franklin Cou

THE STATE-JOURNAL - 2018-03-18 20:49:39

2 McCreary men plead guilty in local court

Two McCreary County men were in Pulaski Circuit Court Thursday to plead guilty in separate cases. James Kenneth Petty, 25, of Pine Knot pleaded guilty to two counts of first-degree sexual abuse and two counts of indecent exposure in connection to incidents occurring in the summers of 2012 and 2013.

COMMONWEALTH JOURNAL - 2018-03-18 11:30:00

7 shot at Louisville nightclub

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Louisville Metro Police are investigating after a gunman opened fire inside a popular nightclub in the Parkland neighborhood. The shooting happened just before three Saturday morning at Cole's Place which is located in the 2900 block of West Kentucky Street. LMPD confirmed th


7 injured, 1 dead in 2 separate overnight shootings

Louisville, Ky. (WHAS11) - Officers are investigating after two separate overnight shootings that left one dead. The first incident happened around 12:30 a.m. on Saturday. Louisville Metro Police responded to a call of a shooting in the 2100 block of Duncan St. When officers arrived, they reported f


Five arrested for drugs by Sheriff's Office

Laurel County Sheriff deputies lucked into a sizable drug bust when investigating a different complaint Tuesday afternoon. Deputies were called out to American Greeting Card Road on Tuesday to investigate the complaint of a possible trespassing. While they were canvassing the area, a press release f


Bardstown natives releasing new album, finding success in music

An upcoming album release in Louisville is the latest accomplishment of two Bardstown natives who are working their way up in the music industry. Just a few years after high school graduation, 20-year-olds John Anderson and Kenny Tayce have released an album, gone on tour and attracted a growing fan


Bardstown man accused of rape

A Bardstown man was arrested Sunday on accusations of rape involving a 17-year-old. According to a post-arrest complaint completed by the Bardstown Police Department, Matthew Ryan Hamilton, 25, admitted to having sex with the victim and bringing vodka to the premises. The woman told police she was


Woman facing several charges for weekend DUI

A Bardstown woman is facing several charges related to a DUI Sunday morning, including failing to properly restrain a child. According to a post-arrest complaint from the Bardstown Police Department, dispatch had received two separate 911 calls around 10 a.m. Sunday about a Chevy Impala driving rec



On Thursday night at approximately 10:46pm, Deputy Aaron Bennett attempted a traffic stop on a 2001 Ford passenger car on Wilderness Road. The vehicle refused to stop and continued to make a left turn onto HWY 70 at a high rate of speed. The vehicle traveled through Cave City and onto Happy Valley R


Glasgow man jailed after high-speed chase

CAVE CITY, Ky. (WBKO) -- A Glasgow man faces multiple drug charges after a high-speed chase through Barren County. Sheriff's Deputies say they tried to stop 38-year-old Billy Joe Johnson on Wilderness Road around 10:45 p.m. Thursday, but Johnson refused to stop, and sped down highway 70, through Cav


U of L football recruit Jairus Brents arrested for alleged theft

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A traffic stop led to the arrest of a top University of Louisville football recruit Wednesday morning, according to court documents. An arrest report states that 18-year-old Jairus Brents was taken into custody. Police say he was seen driving over 30 miles above the speed l


City of Bardstown gets grant to pave Wilson Parkway

Bardstown will get a grant of $97,159 to pave the roadway through Wilson Industrial Park this year, freeing up about a third of the city's transportation budget to use on other street paving projects. The City Council on Tuesday voted to authorize the mayor to enter into an agreement with the stat

KENTUCKY STANDARD - 2018-03-17 19:26:00

Police arrest woman in connection with fatal shooting in Okolona

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A Louisville woman is facing a murder charge after a man was killed outside a liquor store in Okolona last month. Loren Sparks, 19, is the second person charged in connection with the murder of 22-year-old Michael Winters. Police say James Edward Joiner III shot Winters an


Person hit by car on Bardstown Road

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - One person was hit by a car on Bardstown Road in Louisville on Wednesday night. It happened near the intersection of Bardstown Road and Buechel Bypass just before 8:30 p.m., MetroSafe confirmed. The condition of the person is not yet known. MetroSafe said EMS is on the scene