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Federal charges filed against KY man accused of leaking medical information

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – A Kentucky man is facing federal charges after being accused of leaking sensitive medical data from Singapore. Mikhy Fattera-Brochez, of Winchester, is charged with unlawful transfer of stolen identification documents and possession with intent to distribute.


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.


Suspect arrested in Paris for anti-Semitic hate speech

PARIS (AP) — Paris officials say that an individual has been arrested for a torrent of hate speech directed at Jewish philosopher Alain Finkielkraut during a Saturday march by yellow vest protesters.


Former UK student accused in death of 4-year-old boy appears in Lexington court on new charge

A former University of Kentucky student who is accused of striking and killing 4-year-old Marco Shemwell outside a UK football game appeared in Fayette Circuit Court Friday morning on a new charge.


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.


Kentucky League of Cities recognizes West as a 2018 “Friend of Kentucky Cities”

The Kentucky League of Cities (KLC) bestowed a 2018 “Friend of Kentucky Cities” award on Sen. Stephen West (R-Paris) at the Capitol Annex in Frankfort. Senator West sponsored Senate Bill 98, a KLC initiative in the 2018 session that made entertainment district licenses more affordable for smaller ci


Winchester natives to debut first bluegrass album

Siblings Theo and Brenna MacMillan are coming home to celebrate the release of their debut bluegrass record. The Winchester natives formed Theo & Brenna, a bluegrass band based in Nashville, in May 2018. They released their single “When You Go” with an accompanying video of the same name Jan 31. The


Paris Subway employees married more than 60 years

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- This Valentine’s day love is in the sandwiches at a Subway in Paris. Employees there aren’t celebrating with a fancy dinner, but with each other as if everyone in the restaurant is family because everyone there is like family.


Kentucky woman arrested after allegedly faking cancer diagnosis, raising $10K in donations

KENTUCKY — A Kentucky woman has been arrested after allegedly faking a cancer diagnosis and taking thousands of dollars in donations from co-workers and others, FOX News reported.


Clark man appeals suit against county, sheriff’s office

A Winchester man has appealed the dismissal of a lawsuit against Clark County, Sheriff Berl Perdue Jr. and Deputy Lee Murray to the U.S. Court of Appeals. David Jones filed the original complaint in 2015 and an amended complaint in 2017 alleging his constitutional rights were violated after he was w


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.


10th Region Girls Basketball Stat Leaders

Robertson County's Molly Hester makes a pass while being guarded by Pendleton County's Samantha Verst, Wednesday, in Mount Olivet. The Lady Cats escaped with a 54-50 victory. - POINTS PER GAME.


‘Top Chef’ Kentucky’s Graham Elliot is in town and you’ll never guess where he ate.

If you see someone wandering around Lexington Thursday wearing white glasses and think, ‘was that chef Graham Elliot?’ the answer is probably yes. Elliot, who is a judge on “Top Chef” Kentucky, is in town for a private viewing party for the last episode filmed in Kentucky.


Record rain negatively impacting farmers

BOURBON COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- Several parts of the state are still under flood warnings and advisories through the week, and that’s a problem for some Kentucky farmers. Bourbon County farmer Nathan Courtney grows crops and raises cattle.


Man arrested on drug and theft charges

KNOX COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – A pickup truck and snow plow reported stolen in Lexington were found in Knox County, according to sheriff’s deputies. Investigators say the stolen pickup and plow were found at a home on Little Broughton Hollow Road in Cannon.


Scott County man accused of using 'Truth or Dare' to molest children

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A southern Indiana man is accused of using a popular children's game to molest young children. Paul Shepherd faces nine different charges including child molestation and child exploitation.


Where to watch, how to follow Saturday’s Kentucky vs. Auburn game

Where to watch, how to follow Saturday’s men’s college basketball game between No. 4 Kentucky (22-4, 11-2 SEC) and Auburn (18-8, 7-6 SEC):. Game time is 1:30 p.m. (EST) at Rupp Arena (seating capacity 23,500) in downtown Lexington, Ky.


Report: Man disables smoke alarm, starts Lexington apartment fire

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - A man is accused of taking a battery out of a smoke detector before starting a fire inside a Lexington apartment. Robert Shepherd is charged with arson.


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


Kentucky Senate unanimously passes that would ban bestiality

The Kentucky State Senate has unanimously passed Senate Bill 67. The legislation would ban bestiality in Kentucky, which is one of the last five states where it remains legal. If the measure becomes law, it will start to turn around policy in the state.