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I-75 northbound to be reduced to one lane in Whitley Co. beginning Tuesday
MANCHESTER, Ky. – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 11 Office advises motorists that Interstate 75 northbound at milepoint 12.1 in Whitley County will be reduced to one lane beginning Tuesday, December 18, and is expected to re-open Friday, December 21.
Manchester Police investigate school threat
MANCHESTER, Ky. (WTVQ)- Manchester Police say a social media post was made saying a Clay County student was going to take a gun to school. Police say that after interviewing students, there was no threat of a gun or a threat of a shooting. They say the student made the threat of telling random peopl
New Data: Rural Kentucky Relies on Medicaid Expansion
MANCHESTER, Ky. — Newly crunched data reveals the growing importance of Medicaid expansion for rural Kentucky. Nine of the top 10 rural counties for Medicaid enrollment nationwide are in Kentucky, according to research from the University of North Carolina Sheps Center for Health Services Research a
Suspect in armed bank robbery indicted; several others indicted by Whitley Co. grand jury Monday
WHITLEY COUNTY – The suspect in a Corbin armed bank robbery from late last month was indicted Monday by a Whitley County grand jury. Timothy Sample, 56, was named in a three-count indictment from charges that allegedly occurred Nov. 27.
Autopsy released on dead newborn as Kentucky mother appears in court
MANCHESTER, Ky. (WDKY) - A Clay County mother accused of killing her newborn by placing the child in a garbage bag before throwing the bag over a banister had her first court appearance Friday.
Manchester mother charged with murder of newborn child
The mother of an newborn child found dead inside a garbage bag at a Manchester apartment complex has been charged with the child's murder. Amber LaShae Bowling, 21, was arrested Wednesday afternoon around 3:30 p.m., said Kentucky State Police Public Information Officer Lloyd Cochran. Bowling was cha
Two arrested off Konitzer Lane
The Laurel County Sheriff's Office has arrested two London individuals wanted on outstanding felony robbery indictment warrants out of Pulaski County. According to a press release from the Sheriff's Office, Deputy Taylor McDaniel, along with Sgt. Brett Reeves, Detective Sgt. Chris Edwards, Deputy Jo
Williamsburg's Slaht Hunter scores 24 points, hits 6 3-pointers during Yellow Jacket come from behind win
ONEIDA — Williamsburg junior Slaht Hunter scored 12 of his game-high 24 points during the fourth quarter to lead the Yellow Jackets last Oneida Baptist on Monday, 76-69. “Slaht came out in the fourth quarter and made a lot of plays for us,” Williamsburg coach Nick Napier said. “He really stepped up
Car wash thieves sought by police
A small white vehicle and two male suspects. That is the information that Laurel County Sheriff's officials have regarding the theft at a local car wash. Surveillance video picked up images of the two suspects who allegedly broke into Logan's Car Wash on U.S. 25, just north of London. The theft took
Masons offering free Christmas day meal
CORBIN — “We just don’t want anyone to be alone on Christmas,” said Jake Pennington. Derek Smith and Pennington along with several other Masons have joined together and decided to open the Hugh Harris Lodge on Christmas day to feed anyone needing a hot meal or somewhere to get out of the cold.
32 students honored at graduation ceremony
CORBIN — On Thursday 32 students graduated and 24 students walked at a graduation that celebrated students part of the Corbin Educational Center, ASPIRE and the Corbin School of Innovation. The Corbin School of Innovation is made up of the KAPPA, Flex, and Tri-County Even Start Programs. | Photo con
Death Investigation / Clay County
On Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at approximately 7:35 AM, Kentucky State Police Post 11, London received a call about a newborn baby that had been located deceased inside a trash bag on the front porch of a residence on Ham Hollow Road in Clay County.
Toy and Coat Drive a success
Knox County is on the nice list this year after community members showed up to Cash Express’ 14th Annual Toy and Coat Drive with donations in hand. Held Friday, December 7, Cash Express organized the drive to help get toys and coats to needy children in the community. Cash Express also took in food
Court Hearing for former Miss Kentucky has been moved to next month
A court hearing in West Virginia for Former Miss Kentucky Ramsey Bearse has been moved to next month. Clerks at Kanawha County Magistrate Court say Bearse’s is scheduled to appear in court on January 29, 2019.
Kentucky woman charged in death of baby found in trash bag
MANCHESTER, Ky. (AP) – A Kentucky woman has been arrested in the death of a baby found inside a trash bag. News outlets report 21-year-old Amber L. Bowling was charged with murder in the death of the baby, who was found inside the trash bag outside a Clay County apartment building.
Kentucky Radio Station Starts Playing ‘Baby It’s Cold Outside’ on Repeat Amid Backlash
A Kentucky radio station started playing the song “Baby It’s Cold Outside” after some complaints about the song prompted several radio stations to pledge never to play it again.
John Calipari thinks Kentucky fans would 'be respectful' to ex-Wildcats coach Rick Pitino if he returned to Rupp Arena
Despite some obvious angst still being aimed at Rick Pitino from Big Blue Nation, Kentucky coach John Calipari wants the former Wildcats coach to come back to Rupp Arena to be recognized by fans for his contributions to the program.
Former Kentucky high school basketball star denied bond reduction following rape charge
BURLINGTON, Ky. (WDKY) - A Kentucky judge has denied a request for a rape suspect to have his bond lowered, as his case is being sent to a grand jury. WKRC reports former Covington Catholic basketball star Jacob Walter, 18, of Burlington will remain in the Boone County Detention Center on a $250,000
Kentucky CBD retailers adapt to changing market as Farm Bill awaits signature
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The sounds of string band jamming are just as vibrant as the sights of the colorful crafts lining rack at the Flea Off Market Holiday Bazaar. “A blue one and there’s a yellow one,” Tracy Murray said, as she showed customers her booth called Recyclo Craftz.
Man arrested after attacking Maryville convenience store employee with bladed instrument
A Kentucky man was arrested Monday evening after police said he attacked a Maryville convenience store employee who was perplexed by an item the man was seeking. Maryville Police officers arrested Christopher Lee Gregory, 30, Manchester, Ky., on a charge of aggravated assault. He was being held Tues