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Kentucky State Police raffling off unique, one of a kind bow

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.- The Kentucky State Police Department is raffling off a one of a kind bow to honor fallen troopers and at the same time raise money for a KSP initiative. The police force has teamed up with Obsession Bows to create the custom 2019 Turmoil KSP fallen heroes commemorative bow.


Jim Caldwell's Forecast | Heavy rain and severe storm potential move into Kentucky

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WDKY) - Southern and eastern Kentucky will have the best chance to see these heavier rounds of rain today. Another issue that those folks face is the steady nature of the rain. We will see multiple rounds roll over the same spots that already picked up a few inches from the last syst


Kentucky woman arrested after allegedly faking cancer diagnosis, raising $10G in donations: report

A woman in Northern Kentucky is facing felony charges after she allegedly faked a cancer diagnosis and ultimately swindled thousands of dollars from coworkers and other sympathizers in donations.


Many Kentucky houseboat owners aren’t paying their taxes. This would make them.

Many people who own houseboats on Kentucky lakes are shirking local and state property taxes, but a bill pending before state lawmakers would change that, according to supporters of the measure.


Russellville family looking for help finding missing 15-year-old girl

RUSSELLVILLE, KY. (WBKO) --- A Russellville family is looking for help finding 15-year-old Cheyenne Brooke Arterburn after going missing on February 14th. "That first night we didn't have her it was so much more than worry," said Honey Phelps, Cheyenne's mother.


Police: Kentucky principal charged after failure to report sex abuse

A Kentucky high school principal is facing charges after police say he didn’t report a student’s allegations of sex abuse to police. The McCracken County Sheriff announced the charges Wednesday, saying deputies investigated only after the student complained directly to his office.


Officers search for missing girl in Logan County, Ky.

RUSSELLVILLE, KY.-- The Logan County Sheriff’s Office confirmed law enforcement officers are searching for a missing teen, last seen in Russellville. Cheyenne Arterburn, 15, is 5’10, 246 pounds with dark hair and hazel eyes.


Murder charge after man found dead in his Kentucky home

WADDY, Ky. (WDKY) - A man is charged with murder following a homicide in Shelby County. Kentucky State Police were called to a home on Bardstown Trail in Waddy around 4:30 a.m. Wednesday for a reported shooting.


Sheriff: Vandal spray paints 'God's not real' on historic Kentucky church

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WKYT) - A Kentucky church reported a case of vandalism after someone discovered spray paint on its building. The Warren County Sheriff's Office said the vandalism likely occurred during the early morning hours of Friday at Burton Memorial Baptist Church on Cemetery Road.


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.


Man arrested for assault of juvenile in Bowling Green

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. -- A Bowling Green, Kentucky, man is arrested for an assault of a juvenile. Kentucky State Police arrested 22-year-old Christopher Bush, of Bowling Green, on Wednesday and charged him with one count of criminal abuse 1st degree of a child 12 or under. They say the arrest is regard


Man accused of abusing child

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – A Bowling Green man is charged with first-degree criminal abuse of a child under 12 years old. Kentucky State Police Detective Josh Amos arrested Christopher Bush, 22, Wednesday after he investigated injuries to a child Bush knows, according to a release from state police.


Multiple west Kentucky counties declare states of emergency

Kentucky Emergency Management Area 1 Manager Jeremy Blansett says multiple west Kentucky counties have declared states of emergency in anticipation of flooding from rain in the forecast.


Kentucky River continues to rise despite break from the rain

ESTILL COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT/WKYT) - The Kentucky River is still rising, despite a break from the rain Thursday. Sister station WKYT reports the river is now more than 24 feet, rising about eight feet in the last two days. And it's probably not done yet.


‘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.


Missing Adairville, Ky Teen Has Been Found

ADAIRVILLE KENTUCKY: (Smokey Barn News) – According to the Logan County Sheriff’s Department, missing teen, Cheyenne Brooke Arterburn, has been located in Guthrie, KY. Cheyenne, missing since Valentine’s Day, was located and taken into custody Tuesday evening around 10 pm.


Power outages reported in Eastern Kentucky

HAZARD, Ky. (WTVQ) – There were widespread power outages across eastern Kentucky on Thursday. Outages were reported by various utility companies in Breathitt, Clay, Floyd, Knott, Letcher, Perry and Pike counties.


Dead body found in sinkhole

On Monday, the Simpson County Sheriff's Office found a dead body in a sinkhole off Harris School Road in Franklin. The sinkhole is part of an underground cave system that had water flowing through. The body was removed by the Sheriff's office with assistance from Simpson County Emergency Management


Cougars top Franklin-Simpson in District 13 title thriller

ELKTON – While his team was cutting down the nets, John Tinsley rattled off names of Logan County players who contributed to a district championship and was afraid he was forgetting someone.


Woman with Eastern Kentucky ties recommended as next UN ambassador

WASHINGTON (LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER/WYMT) - A woman with ties to Eastern Kentucky is getting a recommendation from a senior Kentucky leader to be the next ambassador to the United Nations.