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Boy found off snowy Boyle County highway. Grandma charged.

A grandmother was arrested after her 4-year-old grandson wandered out from an apartment and onto a highway in Boyle County on Monday. The child was seen standing along Ky. 300 by a passing motorist at about 4:45 p.m. Monday, according to the grandmother's arrest citation. The temperature was reporte

LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER - 2018-01-16 15:05:00

Woman freed after boyfriend spent two days torturing her with a bat, she says

A Liberty man has been arrested after law enforcement officers say he assaulted his girlfriend and held her against her will for two days. The Casey County sheriff's office went to the home of Jeffrey McQueary, 43, on Dry Ridge Road in response to a call about a domestic violence incident just after

LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER - 2018-01-17 03:29:00

Winter storm drops over 3 inches of snow on Somerset

Here is the good news! A major pattern change in the weather indicates the final two weeks of January will be wetter and warmer than normal. That's the word from David Shallenberger, general forecaster at the National Weather Service in Jackson. Old-timers called it the January Thaw. Now, while we s

COMMONWEALTH JOURNAL - 2018-01-17 12:30:00

Residents can request snow, ice removal in Davidson Co. as crews - WSMV News 4

Snow plow drivers took advantage of the sunlight Wednesday, hoping it gave the snow and ice a chance to melt with the salt that crews put down. But many Nashville neighborhoods are still dealing with slick streets. "Back roads are still covered in snow and ice, but the main roads are pretty clear. S

WSMV - 2018-01-18 01:26:00

Officials Show How Snow, Ice School Closure Decision Is Made

FRANKLIN, Tenn. - The Williamson County School officials revealed how they make the tough decision to close schools because of snow and ice. There are local maintenance and road crews who report in as a winter weather event is happening, but also, school officials, like Deputy Director Jason Golden,

WTVF - 2018-01-18 00:30:51

Snow is a lot like a zombie apocalypse

You know why zombies movies and the television show the "Walking Dead" is popular in this area of the country? Snow. Yeah, snow. People here love snow for the same stinking reason they love a zombie apocalypse. People, short-sighted as usual, love the idea of being isolated with family, all cozy up

PARIS POST-INTELLIGENCER - 2018-01-17 16:30:00

City schools name board officers for 2018

The Campbellsville Independent Schools Board of Education started their first meeting of the year with the election of board officers. Current board chair Pat Hall was selected to once again be chair of the board, while Suzanne Wilson was selected to be the board's vice chair. Superintendent Kirby


Suit targets nearby opioid distributor

LEWISBURG -- The war on opioid addiction took another step forward last Wednesday, and Marshall County found itself on the front line. District Attorney General Robert Carter, along with four other Tennessee district attorneys, filed a civil suit targeting area "pill mills" and leading opioid manufa

SHELBYVILLE TIMES-GAZETTE - 2018-01-18 06:00:00

Two Detroit men plead guilty to federal drug charges in Huntington area

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) - Two men from Detroit have pleaded guilty to federal drug charges, U.S. Attorney Mike Stuart says. JaJuan Thrasher, 30, pleaded guilty to possession with intent to distribute heroin. In a separate case, Charles Duncan Pippins, 30, pleaded guilty to distributing heroin and p

WSAZ - 2018-01-18 04:45:00

Jackson County still under a level 2 snow emergency

Winter Storm Inga brought snow to Jackson County earlier this week that resulted in many closings, delays and postponements. According to Jackson County Sheriff Tedd E. Frazier Jackson County is still under a level 2 snow emergency today (1-17-18). A level 2 means, "Roadways are hazardous with blowi

JACKSON COUNTY TIMES-JOURNAL - 2018-01-17 22:25:00

Skull, bones identified as missing man

Bones found in the woods of Wayne National Forest have been identified as those of Kitts Hill man who has been missing for two years. Late Tuesday afternoon, forensic investigators from the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation confirmed DNA from the skull matched samples from Billy Harper who was r

IRONTON ONLINE - 2018-01-18 06:07:00

Prichard woman arrested after traffic stop

Managing Editor PRICHARD The Wayne County Sheriff Drug Enforcement Unit and road patrol deputies made a traffic stop Monday night during a drug investigation arresting a Prichard woman. Jennifer Polk, of Prichard, was arrested after officer's recovered Methamphetamine from her during the traffic sto

HERALD-DISPATCH - 2018-01-17 05:01:01

Last of 4 escaped inmates captured

ASHLAND - The last of four inmates who escaped in the early hours of Dec. 28 from the Boyd County Detention Center was caught Wednesday afternoon after a foot pursuit in a wooded area near Armco Boulevard in Ashland. Boyd County sheriff's deputies and Ashland police found Thomas J. Bentley in the ar

HERALD-DISPATCH - 2018-01-18 05:01:01

Triple bill heats up downtown Huntington

HUNTINGTON - Punk of multiple flavors is on the bill at the Press Club, 1212 4th Ave., at 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 25. The triple-bill show features Rat Ship, Nuclear Hollercaust and Pocket Socks. Cost is $5 at the door. Rat Ship is a band based in Huntington featuring Robo Neibur on bass and vocals, C

HERALD-DISPATCH - 2018-01-18 05:05:00

Huntington Municipal Development Authority Meets Monday

The Huntington Municipal Development Authority will meet Monday, Jan. 23 at 4 p.m. in Council Chamber at Huntington City Hall. Agenda items include financial statements, a report on Brownfield Petroleum Grant Sites, and an executive session involving litigation and potential sale items. HUNTINGTON

HUNTINGTONNEWS.NET - 2018-01-18 08:16:00

Danville man arrested in police cruiser theft

JULIAN - Charges have been filed against a Danville man who law enforcement say stole a Madison Police Department cruiser, led them on a chase and fought with officers when they tried to arrest him. On Jan. 7, Brandon Scott Vincent, 32, allegedly stole the cruiser while an officer was responding to

LOGAN BANNER - 2018-01-17 05:01:01

Man arrested in latest Peoria homicide likely to be released today

PEORIA - The man arrested in connection with Peoria's latest homicide will not immediately face charges, the county's top prosecutor said. Rather, Melvin D. Wallace, 29, of Peoria, will likely be released from the Peoria County Jail sometime on Wednesday as State's Attorney Jerry Brady said, "there

PEORIA JOURNAL STAR - 2018-01-17 17:50:18

Nick in the AM: Multiple accidents on westbound I-74 in East Peoria

Westbound Interstate 74 in East Peoria was the site Wednesday morning of several multiple-vehicle crashes with injuries, according to the Illinois State Police. The wrecks took place at milepost 98, just east of the Pinecrest Drive interchange, a State Police news release stated. Police are asking d

PEORIA JOURNAL STAR - 2018-01-17 14:22:41

Smokin' Notes BBQ closes in Peoria

PEORIA - A local barbecue restaurant that had gained popularity during its short time in the Sterling Bazaar shopping plaza was closed by the Illinois Department of Revenue last week. A sign was affixed to the front door of Smokin' Notes BBQ, 3311 N. Sterling Ave., on Jan. 9 stating that the busines

PEORIA JOURNAL STAR - 2018-01-17 16:56:57

Former suspect in Peoria homicide released with no charges

A man once suspected in Peoria's second homicide of 2018 is now out of jail. Charges have been dropped against Melvin D. Wallace, 29. Peoria County State's Attorney Jerry Brady said Wednesday he expected Wallace, who is claiming self-defense in the incident, would be released. Jamon Lewis was killed

WEEK.COM - 2018-01-18 08:02:00