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Man facing child porn charges dies after shooting himself
PRINCE GEORGE, Va. (AP) — Police in Virginia say a man indicted on 40 counts of possessing child pornography has died after shooting himself. Prince George County Police said in a statement Monday that 62-year-old James Paul Berry III died at a hospital Friday, a day after shooting himself.
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Pedestrian killed in interstate accident
A Columbus, Ohio, woman whose family spoke to police about her being a missing person was killed Friday night in an accident on the interstate after she left her vehicle and walked into at least one lane of traffic on Interstate 75 South.
County recognizes Junior Historical Society
• • • Graduates of the Road Scholar and Road Master Training Program also were recognized by the Fiscal Court. The Road Scholar and Road Master Training Program are designed to increase the skills of transportation workforce with employees receiving training in the basics of construction and mainten
Tyner man arrested for first-degree manslaughter
• • • Madison County deputies arrested Candy Chambers, 35, Mule Shed Lane, Richmond, on a Madison County indictment warrant Thursday that charges her with controlled substance trafficking (heroin) and controlled substance trafficking (carfentanil or fentanyl derivative).
HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETICS: Model honors state champions
Model Laboratory athletic director Scotty Sutton wanted to do something special to honor the school’s athletic heritage. So, along with other members of the faculty, he examined how other high schools in the area recognized the most important accomplishment of their student-athletes.
Dad beats son as discipline, rupturing his spleen & leaving him with ’50-50 chance’ of survival: Police
A Kentucky man reportedly claimed he “disciplined” his minor son following a verbal dispute. The child is now fighting for his life after he lost consciousness and was rushed to the hospital, according to police.
Kentucky shooting in school parking lot results in multiple arrests, attempted murder charges
CAWOOD, Ky. (WATE) - The Kentucky State Police says its personnel and detectives with the Harlan County Sheriff's Office have made arrests of multiple suspects who were allegedly involved in a shooting at a school parking lot a week ago.
Man arrested for trafficking cocaine
• • • Kentucky State Police arrested Tovon McFarland, 21, Lexington, on nine charges after trying to pull him over for not wearing his seat belt on North Third Street Saturday afternoon.
Car Wreck Kills One and Injures Two
A young man is dead after a car wreck on Man O’ War Boulevard and Rapid Run Drive. Police aren’t sure how the crash happened, but they know it involved two cars. Officers say 20 year old Seth Lance was the man driving the car described as the one “at fault”. He died on scene.
Four indicted for allegedly sodomizing, robbing inmates
Four people were indicted by a grand jury Dec. 5 on charges stemming from an incident where they allegedly kidnapped, robbed, assaulted and sodomized two inmates at the Madison County Detention Center in August.
Kentucky Man Sentenced to Prison for Bank Robbery
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – A Kentucky man who robbed over $32,000 from a bank in Wayne County was sentenced to 63 months in prison, announced United States Attorney Mike Stuart. Steve Ray Meeks, 62, of Louisa, Kentucky, previously pled guilty to bank robbery. U.S. Attorney Stuart commended the investigativ
HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL: Southern rolls to 59-47 victory over Knox Central
After a tough one-point loss to Letcher County Central on Saturday in overtime, the Madison Southern girls basketball team were determined to bounce back at home. The Lady Eagles did just that when they took an early lead in the first quarter to roll to a 59-47 victory over Knox Central on Tuesday i
Valley View Ferry closed due to high water
NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Valley View Ferry is closed until further notice due to high water conditions on the Kentucky River. The paddlewheel ferry shuttles vehicles between Jessamine and Madison counties.
Court Hearing for former Miss Kentucky has been moved to next month
A court hearing in West Virginia for Former Miss Kentucky Ramsey Bearse has been moved to next month. Clerks at Kanawha County Magistrate Court say Bearse’s is scheduled to appear in court on January 29, 2019.
Man arrested for trafficking drugs
• • • Berea police arrested Matthew Holden, 48, unknown address, for second-degree fleeing or evading police (on foot), resisting arrest, first-degree controlled substance possession (methamphetamine) and buying/possessing drug paraphernalia after officers received a call about him looking around ap
Former Kentucky high school basketball star denied bond reduction following rape charge
BURLINGTON, Ky. (WDKY) - A Kentucky judge has denied a request for a rape suspect to have his bond lowered, as his case is being sent to a grand jury. WKRC reports former Covington Catholic basketball star Jacob Walter, 18, of Burlington will remain in the Boone County Detention Center on a $250,000
Woman dead after crash on I-75 in Madison County
WDKY — RICHMOND, Ky. - A woman is dead after a crash on I-75 in Madison County, according to police. Police think the woman was driving a car parked on the side of the road. However, she was hit while walking on the highway when the incident occurred. Police do not know why she was outside her vehic
HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL: Central rolls past Christian County
After some early-season struggles, the Indians have really started to turn things around. Madison Central rolled to a lopsided win on Friday on the road against Pulaski County and followed that victory up with another impressive performance Saturday in Richmond.
Meth floods Northern Kentucky, cops shut down house: 'To stay there, you had to sell meth'
The recent shutdown of a "meth house" yielding four arrests in Northern Kentucky was just one more sign of a changing drug scene, police say. Crystal methamphetamine is inundating the illicit drug market, and it's predicted to stay a while. Called ice by most users, it's usually quite pure, and its