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Man enters Alford plea in double slaying
MORGANTOWN, Ky. (AP) – A man accused of killing a retired pastor and his wife in their southcentral Kentucky home has entered an Alford plea. The plea means 36-year-old Kevin Dye doesn’t admit guilt in the 2016 shooting deaths of Kenneth Neafus and his wife, Dorothy Neafus, but acknowledges the pros
Dye pleads guilty in Butler double slaying, avoids death penalty
MORGANTOWN — A Butler County man accused of killing a retired pastor and his wife pleaded guilty Friday afternoon to two counts of murder. Kevin Dye, 36, of Morgantown entered an Alford plea in Butler Circuit Court to the two counts.
Two females found dead on Rock Creek Drive
Police are investigating Tuesday after the bodies of two females were found in an apartment building at 2108 Rock Creek Drive. The Bowling Green Police Department and Warren County Coroner’s Office were at the scene. BGPD spokesman Officer Ronnie Ward said police responded to an unknown trouble call
Police investigating double-murder in Bowling Green, Ky.
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WKRN) - Bowling Green police are investigating a double-murder after two bodies were found in an apartment Tuesday morning. Police responded to a call Tuesday morning right before 9 a.m. in the 2100 block of Rock Creek Road in Bowling Green, Ky for an unknown type of trouble. Off
Two women dead in apparent double homicide at BG apartment
Two women were found dead Tuesday morning in an apartment building on Rock Creek Drive in what police are investigating as a double homicide. The bodies of Deloris Hampton Stacker, 62, and Karen L. Burks, 53, were found inside 2108 Rock Creek Drive, Apt. 2.
Students send Christmas cards to soldiers in Afghanistan
MORGANTOWN,Ky.- A group of elementary school students is sending hope and love over seas just in time for the holidays. For the past couple of weeks, students at Morgantown Elementary School have been making Christmas cards.
Authorities make arrests after meth lab is discovered at Edmonson Co. residence
BROWNSVILLE, Ky.- A man and a woman are behind bars after deputies say they discovered what appeared to be an active meth lab in Edmonson County. According to the Edmonson County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to the 3900 block of Morgantown Road to serve a failure to appear warrant on Shawn F
Man imprisoned for slaying of late wife's caregiver gains release
A man serving a 12-year sentence in the death of his late wife's naturopathic caregiver was given early release Monday. Omer Ahmetovic, 36, of Bowling Green, had served 21 months of his sentence when his motion for shock probation was granted by Warren Circuit Judge Steve Wilson.
Two dead on Rock Creek Drive
Police are investigating Tuesday after the bodies of two females were found in an apartment building at 2108 Rock Creek Drive. The Bowling Green Police Department and the Warren County Coroner's Office were at the scene. No further details were immediately available.
Scotties open season with definitive win over Butler County
GLASGOW — The Scotties started their season with an explosive first quarter, leading Butler County 20-5. And their momentum didn’t stop.
Bowling Green police investigate shooting at mobile home park
BOWLING GREEN, Ky.- A Bowling Green man was hospitalized after being shot at a mobile home park late Monday night. It happened around 10:30 p.m. at the Skyline Mobile Home Park in the 1800 block of Loop Street.
5 children dead after Ohio house fire
YOUNGSTOWN, Oh. (WDRB) -- Authorities say five children are dead after fire broke out at a home in Ohio. According to WKYT, the fire happened late Sunday night in Youngstown. Authorities say five children were inside the home. The children were ages 9, 3 and 2, and there were also 1-year-old twins.
Woman shot multiple times while infant was near her
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Bowling Green police are investigating an early Sunday morning shooting that occurred 2913 North Mill Ave. Apt. A, according to a Bowling Green Police Department report.
Deputies make arrest in threat against South Warren
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Warren County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested a Bowling Green teen Sunday in connection to the Nov. 30 electronic threat made against South Warren High School.
Ohio County girls improve to 5-0 with victory
Kate Edge scored 12 points and Kelsey Kennedy added 11 as Ohio County's girls' basketball team improved to 5-0 with a 56-18 rout of visiting McLean County on Friday night in Hartford.
Morgantown council expected to discuss funding for park improvements
Morgantown is eyeing a transformation of Charles Black City Park, though how and if the city will fund the $3 million in improvements the plan calls for remains to be seen.
Kentucky graduation requirements approved, sent to legislature for review
New high school graduation requirements are headed to the state legislature for review after being approved by the state’s board of education last week. The updated requirements, part of which will apply to students entering high school next school year, reflect feedback from education stakeholders
Kentucky lawyer pleads guilty to taking $1.3 million from clients
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) – A Kentucky lawyer has admitted to pocketing more than $1.3 million from clients to pay personal expenses that included gambling losses. Danny Butler pleaded guilty Friday in federal court in Bowling Green to five counts of wire fraud for obtaining money from clients for leg
Downtown renovations to start in spring
Bowling Green residents likely won't see any work on a long-planned $4 million downtown renovation before springtime. The city has been planning and discussing the massive changes to downtown for several years, and when a $3.9 million bid from Scott & Murphy of Bowling Green for the project was appr
**UPDATE** Ohio County could dodge winter weather threat
OHIO COUNTY, Ky. — What looked to have been a significant winter storm for Ohio County and the surrounding area now appears to have been much ado about nothing. The National Weather Service issued a winter weather briefing this afternoon after 6 p.m. Saturday evening, snow and sleet move into south-