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Father, son arrested in Bell County on sex charges

MIDDLESBORO, Ky. (WATE) - A father-son duo in Bell County, Kentucky were arrested Thursday on sexual charges involving minors. Kentucky State Police arrested John W Hoskins, 73, and his son Travis J Hoskins, 33 on Thursday in Middlesboro.


Nursing students in Middlesboro prepare for real-life emergencies

MIDDLESBORO, Ky. (WYMT) - Nursing students at the Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College in Middlesboro participate in a mock disaster to prepare for real-life emergencies.


Kentucky sheriff indicted after second DUI arrest

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - A Kentucky sheriff has been indicted following his second DUI arrest. WAVE3 reports that Breckenridge County Sheriff Todd Pate has been indicted on four counts of wanton endangerment, and one count each of tampering with evidence and operating a vehicle under the influence.


Wanted Kentucky man sports distinctive tattoos in mug shot

BOWLING GREEN, KY (WAVE) - A man wanted in Warren County is sporting a pretty recognizable look in his mug shot. Bowling Green Police posted the photo of Christopher Gregory, 35, to their Facebook page.


Man pleaded not guilty in connection to deadly Bell County hit and run

BELL COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - The man charged with leaving the scene of an accident and failure to render aid pleaded not guilty Monday. Police said Joshua Darin Ellis hit Adia Fuson on a Bell County road, killing him.


Florida man accused of child molestation arrested in Kentucky

ROSINE, Ky. (WKYT) - A Florida man accused of molesting a child is behind bars in Kentucky with the help of federal authorities. Kentucky State Police say William Douglas Lacy III, 29, was arrested in Rosine after troopers and U.S. Marshals executed a search warrant at a home on U.S. 62 East.


Kentucky police officer accused of sending obscene photos to teenager

CYNTHIANA, Ky. — A Kentucky police officer is accused of exchanging obscene pictures with a teenage girl. John Philpot IV was arrested Wedsnday when he reported to work at the Cynthiana Police Department.


Lane closure set in Bell County for bridge inspection

MANCHESTER, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plan to have a lane closure on KY 2014 at MP 0.2 in Bell County on Tuesday, April 16th from 9 AM to 1 PM. Drivers should expect delays as engineers to perform a detailed inspection of a bridge structure.


2019 Ram Heavy Duty Kentucky Derby Special Edition

The 145th Kentucky Derby is coming up on May 4th, and Ram is celebrating with the release of a fresh limited run of its popular Heavy Duty truck. Making its big debut at the 2019 New York Auto Show, the new special-edition workhorse gets a few unique exterior styling bits, extra interior comfort-enh


Feds indict 60, some doctors, in Appalachia (including Kentucky) for illegal prescriping of pain pills

Feds indict 60 for illegal prescribing in Ohio, W.Va., Ky., Tenn. and Ala.; some doctors allegedly traded sex for drugs. Sixty health professionals in five Appalachian states were charged Wednesday with “illegal prescribing of more than 32 million pain pills, including doctors who prosecutors said t


Kentucky burglary suspect shot after breaking into home, allegedly undressing in child's bedroom

A Kentucky man who allegedly broke into his neighbor's home and took his clothes off in a 12-year-old girl's room on Sunday was shot six times by the homeowner, according to officials.


Kentucky man charged in 2017 fatal shooting

SCOTTSVILLE, Ky. (WKRN) - Search warrants executed at multiple residences Wednesday morning in Allen County, Kentucky led to an arrest in a 2017 fatal shooting. Jackie Mutter, 64, was charged with murder in the death of Wendell Jackson on Hade Bell Road in Scottsville.


Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce to offer Small Business class series beginning May 11

The Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce has announced its Small Business, Smart Owner, Saturday Series. The Small Business, Smart Owner, Saturday Series was created to help individuals and entrepreneurs who are interested in starting a business. The classes cover everything from the basics of star


Grand jury in western Kentucky returns eight indictments

Eight people have been indicted on various weapon and drug charges in western Kentucky. U.S. Attorney Russell Coleman was joined by Owensboro Police and the ATF at a press conference on Thursday.

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Tennessee 15-year-old commits suicide; family now spreading awareness on depression

KINGSPORT, Tenn. (WCYB) — A freshman at Sullivan South High School took his life on Sunday. Trevor Sexton was only 15-years-old. His family said he was struggling with depression, and is now spreading awareness on mental health to prevent this from happening to others.



Today, after a two-day trial a Claiborne County jury found Bobby Lovin, of Tazewell, Tennessee, guilty of two counts of rape of a child. Claiborne County Criminal Court Judge E. Shayne Sexton revoked Lovin’s bond and scheduled a sentencing hearing for July 29. Lovin has been returned to jail.

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Lost in the Weeds: Tennessee Just Says No

A bill that would have allowed medical marijuana in certain forms was abandoned last week by Tennessee lawmakers. Tennessee was poised to join the 33 other states where residents can legally use marijuana for medical purposes. The Tennessee Agriculture Medicine Act would have created a legal medical


Multi-agency warrant sweep underway in middle Tennessee

DECATURVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) — Decaturville Elementary School is on a precautionary lockdown while a multi-agency investigation is underway. The school confirmed to FOX 17 News that the school is on a precautionary lockdown while an investigation is taking place at a home near the school.


Kentucky state parks to get $50 million makeover

WHITLEY COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - Kentucky state parks will be getting a major makeover thanks to millions of dollars approved by the state legislature. Governor Matt Bevin visited Cumberland Falls State Park Thursday to announce the investment. He said every state park will benefit from $50 million in i


North Laurel boys, girls tennis teams pick up wins over Bell County

The North Laurel boys and girls tennis teams picked up two wins over Bell County last week. The Lady Jaguars handed Bell County an impressive 9-0 loss in match play, while the Jaguars found a 7-2 victory.