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Sheriff: 16-year-old found with large amount of marijuana, firearms in Laurel County

LONDON, Ky. (WKYT) -Laurel County authorities say a 16-year-old is behind bars after local, state and federal authorities found a large amount of marijuana and firearms.

WKYT 27 - 2018-10-22 10:05:00

Rare two-headed baby copperhead found in Kentucky on display at wildlife center

Reptile aficionados who find themselves in Frankfort, Kentucky, can now get a glimpse of a rare, two-headed baby copperhead snake.

NEWSWEEK - 2018-10-22 20:01:53


The Laurel County coroner identified the man as 58-year-old Mark Wagers of Corbin, Kentucky The coroner says Wagers’ cause of death still hasn’t been determined, but he does not suspect foul play.

105.7 NEWS - 2018-10-21 12:54:01

Two teens dead, two injured after car struck during pursuit in Hardin Co.

RADCLIFF, Ky. — Kentucky State Police responded to a two-vehicle collision in Hardin Co. Saturday night where one driver, pursued by police, struck and killed two people in a car attempting to cross the street.

WHAS 11 - 2018-10-21 18:05:48

Officer attacked during arrest; two charged in Kroger thefts

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) –One of the men also faces a wanton endangerment charge after attacking a police officer and biting a bystander while being arrested.An arrest citation for 36-year-old Anthony Merriman says that the loss prevention team at Kroger saw him head past the cash registers and toward

WKYT 27 - 2018-10-21 08:49:00

Mexican company coming to Somerset

SubmittedLocal economic leaders met Friday with representatives from RSTMEX about relocating to Somerset, where the company will be known as RSTUSA. Pictured, from left, are Paola Jarvis (RST Logistics), Chris Jarvis (RSTUSA Director/Partner), Somerset Mayor Eddie Girdler, Somerset-Pulaski County De


Kentucky 16-Year-Old Arrested For Trafficking Nearly 60 Pounds of Cannabis Products

This morning, police reports began surfacing of a coordinated drug bust at a home along Kentucky 229 in southeast Laurel County. Both the Kentucky State Police and the FBI cooperated in the Saturday enforcement action. Information is still forthcoming about who police arrested and their charges, but

HIGH TIMES - 2018-10-22 22:18:34

Barren jailer expects increase in people sleeping in jail lobby during winter

With the nights growing colder as winter approaches, Barren County Jailer Tracy Bellamy anticipates more people spending the night in the jail lobby to escape the cold.Last winter, Bellamy opened the Barren County Detention Center's lobby to the homeless amid community concerns about local condition

BOWLING GREEN DAILY NEWS - 2018-10-22 13:00:00

VIDEO: Bear spotted walking around Gatlinburg hotel

GATLINBURG, Tenn. (WATE) - A bear was spotted in at a Gatlinburg hotel on Saturday, and it was all caught on camera. Caitlin Frakes, who was staying at the hotel, spotted the bear rummaging through an overturned trash can. "Oh my god, y'all, there's a bear." Frakes can be heard saying in the video.


Amy Schumer urges Maroon 5 to cancel Super Bowl gig

The 37-year-old actress has taken to her Instagram account to call on the Adam Levine-led band to withdraw from the high-profile event in 2019, and has revealed she won't be starring in any Super Bowl commercials this year in support of the American football star Colin Kaepernick, who sparked a cont

HAZARD-HERALD.COM - 2018-10-21 18:00:00

1 person dead after crash in Radcliff

The crash happened Saturday around 9 p.m.RADCLIFF, Ky. (WDRB) -- Kentucky State Police are investigating after one person was killed in a crash that happened in Radcliff.KSP spokesperson Scotty Sharp tells WDRB the crash happened Saturday around 9 p.m. on US-31 W near Battle Training Road.According

WDRB.COM - 2018-10-21 15:34:00

Traffic stop leads to drug arrest in Casey County - ABC 36 News

LIBERTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – A traffic stop landed a man in jail in Casey County on drug charges and it’s not the first time he’s been in trouble with the law, according to KSP.Investigators say 44-year old Dewey Anderson, of Russell Springs, was pulled over Thursday for swerving on U.S. 127 just outside L


Man arrested after leading police on dangerous chase

LEXINGTON, KY (WKYT) -A Lexington man faces multiple charges after reportedly setting up a drug deal, and then running from police when they attempted to intercede.

WKYT 27 - 2018-10-21 09:11:00

UPDATE: Decomposed body identified in Laurel County - ABC 36 News

LONDON, Ky. (WTVQ) – A decomposed body found in London October 10, has been identified.The Laurel County coroner identified the man as 58-year old Mark Wagers, of Corbin. The coroner says Wagers’ cause of death still hasn’t been determined, but he does not suspect foul play.- Advertisement -


Man faces murder solicitation charge

A Munfordville man was arrested this weekend for attempting to solicit a murder, police said.Martin Blair, 30, was arrested and charged Friday with murder solicitation after being questioned at Elizabethtown Police Department.


Bray's Diner is an All-American burger joint

Some folks dream for years of opening their own restaurant, working toward that goal, putting everything they have into it for years. For Howard Bray, however, that slim metaphor above is how he described the decision to get into the hamburger-slinging business.


Keavy man indicted for allegedly sexually assaulting child

Joshua Aiden Towe, 23, was named in a nine-count indictment for charges that allegedly occurred between May 2017 and October 2017.


Trial date set for woman accused of murdering her family

WHITLEY COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) -On October 30th, jury selection is set to begin in a high profile Whitley County murder case.


Indiana woman accused of writing $16K cold check for new car

The Pulaski County Sheriff's Office (PCSO) reports that 45-year-old Wendy Renee Bush, formally of Jeffersonville, Indiana, was arrested on a local felony district court warrant Wednesday evening at her temporary residence on Rocky Point Road in Burnside. Bush was located there by deputies Ryan Jones


Lincoln County indictments for September, October - The Advocate-Messenger

• Justin Thomas April, 27, Stanford: first-degree assault; first-degree criminal abuse by intentionally abusing a person under 12. Bail was set at $250,000 cash. Detective Michael Allen with the Kentucky State Police was witness.