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Coroner identifies armed intruder shot, killed by Georgetown police

The Scott County Coroner has identified a man shot and killed by a Georgetown police officer. The coroner says Joel Pflum, 32, died from a gunshot wound to the upper torso. Police told WKYT's Matthew Rand Pflum forced his way into a home on Echo Path around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday. When police arrived, t

WKYT 27 - 2018-03-20 21:39:00

Suspected of driving a stolen Lexington Jeep, man dies after confronting officer

A man who was reportedly seen driving a Jeep stolen from Lexington died Monday in a western Kentucky shooting involving a state trooper, according to Kentucky State Police. Sheriff's deputies in Daviess County were called to a farm off Hill Bridge Road at about 4:30 p.m. for a report of a person doi

LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER - 2018-03-20 12:12:00

Lexington police respond to bank robbery

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Police are on the scene of a bank robbery in Lexington. It happened just before noon Tuesday at the Fifth Third Bank on Leestown Road, near Kroger. A witness told WKYT he saw an SUV back up to the bank and a man in a hoodie jumped out of the vehicle and into the bank. He say

WKYT 27 - 2018-03-20 18:09:00

Woman taken when car was stolen from gas station

Lexington police are investigating after a Winchester women was allegedly kidnapped at a Fayette County gas station. The Clark County Sheriff's Department responded to a call around 4:39 a.m. Monday to Brandenburg Lane concerning a women who said she was being held against her will in a vehicle in t

WINCHESTER SUN - 2018-03-20 16:24:33

Man accused of stabbing Kentucky boy to death found NOT GUILTY by reason of insanity

VERSAILLES, Ky. (WDRB) - The man accused of stabbing a 6-year-old Kentucky boy to death is found not guilty of murder by reason of insanity. The jury returned a verdict on the murder and burglary charges late Monday night. The jury found Ronald Exantus guilty but mentally ill on the assault charge.

WDRB.COM - 2018-03-20 12:35:00

CRIME REPORT: Richmond man arrested on possession charges

James Adams Richmond police officers arrested James Adams, 50, of Hudson Avenue, Richmond, after he was seen leaving from a Foxhaven Drive residence early Saturday morning. Adams was a passenger in the backseat of the vehicle and, after asking Adams and the other two passengers to step out, Adams ne

RICHMOND REGISTER - 2018-03-21 01:09:00

SENTENCES: Mt. Vernon woman gets six years on drug, bail jumping charges

Brandy Snowden A Mt. Vernon woman who was arrested along with a man found hiding underneath a bed holding a machete, who also tried to bribe officers, has been sentenced to six years on drug and bail jumping charges. Brandy Snowden, 41, of Chestnut Ridge, was arrested back in October 2016 at a motel

RICHMOND REGISTER - 2018-03-20 23:57:00

Jim Caldwell's Forecast | Snow chances crank up

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Spring arrives today and we flip back to a wintry pattern for a few days. An area of low pressure will tap into some much colder air and bring the cold air together with some moisture. This will lead to snow chances getting cranked up around here! We already have another wi

WKYT 27 - 2018-03-20 11:38:00

Police fatally shoot armed man who broke into ex-wife's home

GEORGETOWN, Ky. (AP) - A police officer fatally shot an armed man who authorities say broke into his ex-wife's Kentucky home. Georgetown Police Chief Mike Bosse tells news outlets the intruder was armed with two handguns early Tuesday and raised his arm during a confrontation with responding officer

STAR-HERALD - 2018-03-20 19:15:08

Man killed in officer-involved shooting overnight in Georgetown

GEORGETOWN, Ky. (WTVQ) - A man has died as a result of an officer-involved shooting, after police say he broke into a home in Georgetown. Early Tuesday morning, police say a man forced his way into a home owned by a woman he knew, armed with two handguns. - Advertisement - When officers arrived, the

WTVQ - 2018-03-20 09:19:24

Man shot, killed Sunday morning in Lexington.

A 28-year-old man who was shot Sunday in Lexington on Trent Circle died later that morning at St. Joseph East Hospital, according to the Fayette County Coroner's Office. Sheddrick Dixon died at 6:06 a.m. Sunday, the coroner said. Following a report of shots fired Sunday at 5:15 a.m., police found bu

LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER - 2018-03-19 11:37:00

KSP: Stolen Lexington vehicle leads police on chase, ends in deadly shooting

OWENSBORO, Ky. (WKYT) - Kentucky State Police are investigating after a stolen car in Lexington ends up with a deadly officer-involved shooting in western Kentucky. Troopers say a black Jeep Cherokee, reported stolen in Lexington, was doing donuts in some muddy farm fields in Daviess County. When o

WKYT 27 - 2018-03-20 05:20:00

15-year-old East Jessamine student dies in crash

NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) - A 15-year-old Nicholasville girl was killed in a crash on Saturday night. Her name was Aubrey Howard, a student at East Jessamine High School. The sheriff's office says the crash happened just before 9 P.M. on Union Mill Road about four and a half miles East of Nicholasvi


Victim helps stop Lexington robbery

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - A fast-thinking victim helped foil a robbery Monday morning. The victim told Lexington police they were in the Versailles Road area when someone got in their car and forced them to drive to a bank. The victim said they chose to drive to the Central Bank on West Vine Street be

WKYT 27 - 2018-03-19 16:20:00

Teenager killed in Jessamine Co. crash

JESSAMINE COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - A teenager is dead and three other juveniles are in the hospital after a crash in Jessamine County. It happened around 9 p.m. Saturday on Union Mill Road (KY 169), around 4 1/2 miles east of Nicholasville. Deputies say a Chevy Trailblazer was headed west on Union Mill


Freight trains collide, derail in Kentucky - The Boston Globe

GEORGETOWN, Ky. - Two freight trains collided and derailed late Sunday, injuring four people and igniting a fire that forced nearby residents to flee their homes, authorities said. The Norfolk Southern Railway moved the trains from the tracks several hours after the collision in Georgetown. Four tra

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-03-20 07:00:00

Trains collide in Scott County, leading to fire, evacuations

A train derailed in Scott County late Sunday night, resulting in a collision with a separate train. The crash occurred near Lisle Road in Georgetown and led to four people being hurt, according to the Georgetown Police Department. One train stopped suddenly and the second train collided into it, spa

LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER - 2018-03-19 11:07:00

Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Police: Lexington man shot while walking dog

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - A man went to the hospital after being shot while walking his dog. It happened on Loneta Avenue around 2:30 Thursday morning. Four men jumped the victim, he told police. He went to the hospital with an injury to his leg, police said. The dog was not hurt.


Lexington gas station robbery under investigation

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - A robbery at a Lexington gas station is under investigation. It happened at the Thornton's on Georgetown road around 5:30 Thursday morning. Police have not released much information about the suspect, but do say he is a young man. He was wearing a white hoodie, black pants,