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UK authorities pluck migrants from dinghy in English Channel

LONDON (AP) — British border officials have picked up 34 people who were trying to cross the English Channel in a small boat. The Home Office said the passengers are thought to be migrants and their nationalities were not known yet.


Police: Man wearing Walmart vest steals 5 flat-screen TVs

Williamsburg, Ky. (WYMT) - Officers with the Williamsburg Police Department are asking the public's help in identifying the suspect accused of stealing flat-screen TVs from Walmart while wearing a Walmart vest.


Sheriff looking for pair in Laurel County theft

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Laurel County Sheriff’s Office is searching for two people in connection to a theft at a store. Officials released surveillance photos of the theft that happened around 11:12 p.m. Thursday at the Pit Stop off KY 192.


Tennessee man flips off, pulls gun on couple wearing MAGA hats in Kentucky Sam's Club

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--A Cottontown, Tennessee man has been arrested in Kentucky after reportedly pulling a gun on a man because he and his wife were wearing MAGA hats. According to the report from Bowling Green Police, 57-year-old James Phillips was wearing a "veterans hat" inside a local Sam's Club whe


Laurel County Sheriff's Office deputy resigns after not arresting intoxicated man involved in DUI crash

LONDON — A Laurel County deputy resigned his position at the Sheriff's Office following an incident that took place on Feb. 5. Laurel County Sheriff John Root confirmed that Deputy John Wright submitted his resignation on Tuesday, Feb. 12, in relation to the Feb. 5 incident.


David Tennant To Speak At March4Women In London Next Month

David Tennant has been announced as one of the inspirational speakers at the March4Women International Women's Day event in London on March 3rd at Westminster Central Hall. The family focused uplifting afternoon of speeches, entertainment, solidarity and action will also include speeches from singer


Kentucky police officer shot during pursuit, suspect sought

HOPKINSVILLE, KY (AP) — Police in Kentucky say they are searching for a suspect who shot and wounded a police officer during a robbery pursuit. Hopkinsville Police Chief Clayton Sumner says Officer Jeremy Davidson was shot in the head and arm Monday.


Wilderness Warrior is recess for grownups; Inaugural event set for April 27 in London

The Wilderness Road was a steep, rough and narrow path that could only be traversed on foot or horseback after Daniel Boone and 35 axmen cut a route through the Cumberland Gap into Kentucky in 1775.


SUNDAY EDITION | Kentucky jails scrutinized for recording attorney-inmate phone calls

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – When murder defendant James Mallory’s defense attorneys talked by phone with him from Metro Corrections about his case in recent months, they assumed their conversations were confidential.


Local 10 Year Old Wins Open Competition at Kentucky Opry

The Kentucky Opry is hosting a 9 week Open Competition and this week 10 year old Ellie Hack (the Youngest Performer of the night) was the Overall Winner! This week there were 10 that competed ranging from 10 years of age to 70. In this competition everyone performs, then the top 3 compete to determi


Kentucky ‘no permit' concealed-carry gun bill advances

(FOX NEWS) - In a 29-8 vote Thursday, the Kentucky Senate approved a bill calling for the elimination of permits for carrying concealed weapons in the state. Kentucky already lets gun owners carry firearms openly without a permit.


Woman found dead in a shallow creek

BARBOURVILLE, Ky. (WYMT) Kentucky State Police opened a death investigation Monday into a woman's death. Just before noon investigators say, they received a call about a body being found just outside of Barbourville in a shallow creek.


Kentucky State Police Investigate Fatal Shooting in Pike County

PIKE COUNTY, KY (WOWK) - Kentucky State Police are investigating a fatal shooting in the Johnson Bottom community of Pike County, KY. Troopers say at 5:29 AM on Saturday, February 16th, 2019, they received a 911 call of hearing shots in the Johnson Bottom area.


Latest on Kentucky road closures

Here is a list of road closures as of 2/17/2019 2:30PM. KY 91 is CLOSED at the 15mm at the Cave-In-Rock Ferry Landing The Cave-in-Rock Ferry is CLOSED Due to Floodwaters Over the Kentucky Landing until about Feb 24th KY 135 is CLOSED at the 4.15mm in Sawmill Hollow KY 1917/Wolf Creek Rd is CLOSED at


Trump’s national emergency draws different reactions from Kentucky’s senators

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Fourth fire within three days on same property

MANCHESTER, Ky. (WYMT) - Early Sunday morning, another fire was reported on the same property of three fires within the last three days. The fires have been happening on Curry Branch Road off Kentucky 80 in Clay County. Sunday morning's fire is the fourth in three days.


Kentucky girls' high school basketball coach indicted for sex crime

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - A Laurel County grand jury returned an indictment this morning against Jon Walker. He served as the South Laurel girls' basketball coach until right before the basketball season tipped off in the fall.


Graham defends Trump's border security spending push, says Kentucky students better off

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., reiterated his support for President Trump's national emergency declaration at the southern border Sunday, telling CBS News' "Face The Nation" that students in Kentucky would be better off if funds that might have gone toward the construction of a new middle school would


Arson investigators are looking into 3 fires off KY-80

MANCHESTER, Ky. (WTVQ) – The City of Manchester Fire Department responded to three separate fires and now has arson investigators involved. The City of Manchester Fire Department says all three happened on Curry Branch Road off KY-80.


Valentines Day Arrest at PawPaw

Rodney Gibbs, age 37, of Gregory Branch Road (Manchester) was arrested Valentines Day on PawPaw Road while he was a passenger in a vehicle in a traffic stop conducted by Deputy Tommy Houston. Houston determined Gibbs was manifestly under the influence was confirmed by Clay 911 to have an active Clay