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Wayne County Cardinals improve to 22-7 with 74-60 home win over Boyle County
The Wayne County Cardinals hosted 12th Region rival Boyle County, last Tuesday night at the Rodney C. Woods Gymnasium, in the final home game of the season and "Senior Night". The Cards entered with a 21-7 record overall and were coming off a disappointing 67-56 home loss to Warren Central three day
Prosecutors say Kentucky woman faked cancer to get money from co-workers, businesses
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Co-workers and employers gave a northern Kentucky woman thousands of dollars to help her battle cancer, but she didn't have cancer. Jessica Krecskay, 25, is now facing felony theft charges. Prosecutors say she received more than $10,000 in donations between 2013 and 2017. T
Wayne County Lady Cards get 20th win at Pulaski County 43-41 now 20-9 on season
The Wayne County Lady Cardinals met 12th Region rival Pulaski County, last Thursday night at PC Gym, looking for their 20th win for the first time since the 2006-2007 squad finished 22-10. The Lady Cards entered the contest with a 19-9 mark, riding an eight-game winning streak, which included a 55-4
Lawmakers want to make sex with animals, child sex dolls illegal in Kentucky
FRANKFORT — Kentucky lawmakers use labels like “disgusting” and “not part of acceptable dinner-time family conversations” to describe the sexual behavior they want to outlaw.
Police searching for man wanted on charges in two Kentucky counties
RADCLIFF, KY (WAVE) - Radcliff Police have asked for help locating a wanted man. Officials said Kenneth Smith, 58, has an active felony arrest warrant for criminal possession of a forged instrument.
DRUG RAID IN WAYNE COUNTY, KENTUCKY, NETS TWO ARRESTS
Following up on numerous complaints of drug trafficking at a Lewis Street residence in Monticello, Kentucky, Wayne County sheriff’s deputies obtained search warrants and conducted a raid on the home Sunday night.
Free Fishing Days For Indiana, Kentucky, and Illinois For 2019
While it may still be February and chilly outside, it's never too early to think about fishing. There are many areas around the Tri-State to put your fishing skills to the test, but if you are 17 and older, you must purchase your fishing license first. However, there are a few days this year when a
Rep. Upchurch files government oversight bill
Representative Ken Upchurch (R-Monticello) -- whose 52nd District encompasses Wayne, McCreary and a portion of Pulaski counties -- has filed a bill that would allow legislators more oversight into the state's regulatory process.
Kentucky's car tax: How fair is it?
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — (WHAS11) -- As good old Ben Franklin said, there are two certainties in the world…death and taxes. And depending on where you live, there can be more ways to tax.
Truckers head into central Kentucky for slow-roll protest
GEORGETOWN, Ky. (WKYT) - Truckers are headed into the Bluegrass State for a slow-roll through central Kentucky. The protest is in response to a requirement, more than a year old, that hours worked be logged automatically through electronic logging devices.
Rain causes rock slide in Pikeville, Kentucky
Heavy rains caused a major rock slide in Pikeville, Kentucky which damaged a business Friday morning. Pikeville is in far eastern Kentucky. Police said the rock slide hit a towing company.
Fired Kentucky Amazon employee sues over bathroom breaks
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- A former Amazon employee in Kentucky who suffers from Crohn's disease is suing the company over his dismissal for what he says was a need for more bathroom breaks.
Kentucky governor facing re-election voices support for Trump
Gov. Matt Bevin, a Kentucky Republican facing reelection this fall, said Friday that he would be "delighted" to have President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence stump for him during next year's campaign.
Multiple west Kentucky counties declare states of emergency
Kentucky Emergency Management Area 1 Manager Jeremy Blansett says multiple west Kentucky counties have declared states of emergency in anticipation of flooding from rain in the forecast.
Is This The Year Kentucky Will Legalize Medical Marijuana?
Two measures have been introduced this session that would legalize the marijuana for medicinal use in Kentucky, create exemptions for dispensaries and rules for how physicians could prescribe it. This week on In Conversation with Rick Howlett, we talked about medical marijuana and what it could mean
Kidnapping co-defendant back in custody after positive drug screen
The sole co-defendant out on bond in a case involving the kidnapping of a 15-year-old is back in custody after testing positive for methamphetamine. Kevin Gil Prewitt, 57, of Somerset, was scheduled to appear in Pulaski Circuit Court Thursday for a pretrial conference along with Daniel Paul York, 51
Deputies arrest Laurel County woman accused of having treats laced with marijuana
A woman was arrested Thursday in Laurel County after sheriff’s deputies reportedly found sweet treats laced with marijuana in her truck. Ashley N. Mullins, 31, of East Bernstadt is charged with driving under the influence, possession of marijuana and having no registration plates or registration rec
Sinkhole opens up in Pulaski Co. backyard
SOMERSET, Ky. (WDKY) - A sinkhole appeared recently in the backyard of a home near Winding Ridge Drive in Somerset. It's at least the second sinkhole seen in the county this week.
Marinas adapting as Lake Cumberland water level continues to climb
PULASKI COUNTY, Ky. (WDKY) - With water in Lake Cumberland nearing levels not seen in decades, local marinas have had to adjust to stay open. At Lee's Ford Marina in Pulaski County, light poles jut out of the water, the only sign of a now-submerged parking lot.
Trump picks Kentucky native as nominee for UN post
WASHINGTON (AP/WTVQ) – President Donald Trump has picked Kelly Craft, the U.S. ambassador to Canada and Kentucky native, as his nominee to serve as the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.