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Teen charged with marijuana trafficking
According to the Bowling Green-Warren County Drug Task Force, agents observed Jacob Denson, 18, taking possession of two parcels containing 6.7 pounds of marijuana and placing them in the trunk of his car.
Former Timothy Madden attorney responds to order to turn over case information
SCOTTSVILLE, Kentucky (WBKO) --Travis Lock has responded to a court order that required him to turn over information in the case of Timothy Madden.Madden is accused of kidnapping, raping, and murdering 7-year-old Gabbi Doolin in Scottsville in 2015. Lock represented Madden before beingdisqualifiedin
Prosecutor: Defendant admitted to shooting detective
The detective said when he reached for his pepper spray, Wyatt pulled out a handgun. An ensuing shootout left Lawson with serious gunshot wounds to his hip, leg and foot.
Warren County grand jury returns indictments
The following people were indicted Wednesday by a Warren County grand jury:Jacob Tyler Alvey, 23, 308 Sandalwood Drive, second-degree burglary, theft by unlawful taking of property valued at $500 or more but less than $10,000, second-degree criminal mischief; transfer bond.Alyssa Gayle Chaffin, 23,
Jury calls for 20 years for man convicted of shooting Simpson deputy
SCOTTSVILLE — Ben Wyatt had no right to open fire on the detective who attempted to serve him with an arrest warrant two years ago, the attorney prosecuting the case argued Friday.An Allen County jury agreed with 49th Circuit Commonwealth's Attorney Clint Willis' argument, convicting Wyatt of first-
Family's mobile home a total loss after early morning fire
"I said, you know, 'Everything in that house you guys can replace, but at least you still have the baby and her mom.'" said neighbor, Kimberly Bowman. "And I was like, 'so you guys can work and build everything back up, but you can't replace them.'"
Mt. Juliet strip mall fire closes Lebanon Road
(Photo: Mt. Juliet Police)MT. JULIET, Tenn. (WKRN) - Fire at a strip mall is sending heavy smoke over Lebanon Rd.The road is closed between N. Greenhill and S. Greenhill Roads.Police say everyone has been evacuated and there are no injuries from the fire. Firefighters have the blaze under control.Po
Federal grand jury charges Louisville man in connection with fatal heroin overdose
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WDRB) -- A Louisville man has been charged by a grand jury after authorities say a Bowling Green woman died from a heroin overdose.According to a release from the Department of Justice, 22-year-old Damone Bell was charged by a federal grand jury on Wednesday.
Simpson deputy testifies about being shot
SCOTTSVILLE – When he went to serve an arrest warrant against Ben Wyatt two years ago, Detective Eddie Lawson of the Simpson County Sheriff's Office said Wednesday he did not expect the encounter to end up with the two exchanging what he called a "continuous volley of gunfire" that left Lawson with
Barren County Sheriff's Office warning the public of scams
GLASGOW, Ky. (WBKO) --The Barren County Sheriff's Office is warning the public of recent phone scams targeting the area.BCSO says scammers have been calling potential victims and pretending to be family members and are asking to send them money via money orders or other means.Another scam being repo
More Flooding Rains Possible Friday
WBKO 13 News First Alert Forecast*Now on your Amazon Alexa device!*Prepared by Chris AllenFriday, August 17, 2018Heavy rain soaked parts of South-Central KY early Thursday. Bowling Green had its wettest day since July 21st (1.38" officially). More showers and storms are in the forecast Friday. Just
Crews responding to fire at Mt. Juliet strip mall
Crews in Mt. Juliet are responding to a business fire on Lebanon Road.The fire is happening at a strip mall that houses a pet grooming store, a nail salon and an electronics store.Heavy smoke is being reported in the area.Lebanon Road is closed between N. Greenhill Road and S. Greenhill Road as crew
Ex-Deputy gets 3 years probation for wire fraud
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) --A former Monroe County Deputy pleads guilty to a federal wire fraud charge.The U.S. Attorney's Office says Larry Dale Martin entered into a plea agreement where he will serve three years probation and pay restitution of $7,500.Martin pleaded guilty to selling surplus mili
Ex-police officer gets probation in federal wire fraud case
A former law enforcement officer who admitted exploiting a program that enables police agencies to obtain surplus military equipment was placed on probation for three years.Larry Dale Martin, 35, of Glasgow, was sentenced Tuesday in U.S. District Court on a count of wire fraud.Martin was a deputy in
Businesses damaged in fire at Mt. Juliet strip mall
MT. JULIET, TN (WSMV) - Firefighters were able to extinguish a blaze at a strip mall in Mt. Juliet on Friday morning.The strip mall on Lebanon Road houses several businesses, including a pet grooming store, a nail salon and an electronics store.The Mt. Juliet Police Department says they have not rec
Lightning strike destroys family's home
A Warren County family's home was destroyed Thursday on Fairview Boiling Springs Road when it was apparently struck by lightning.Jessica Brady was home with her 18-month-old daughter when the fire started."I heard a big clap of thunder and lightning," Brady said. "I saw the glow. Ten minutes later,
Warren County wet/dry petition may still have a chance for November ballot
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) --Tuesday was the deadline for petitions to be submitted to the Warren County Clerk's Office for the wet-dry vote to be placed on the November ballot, but they came up short of the 13,000 signatures needed.
Four arrested on drug charges after traffic stop
Glasgow police pulled over a vehicle on Happy Valley Road for having an expired registration plate. During the traffic stop, police received consent to search the vehicle and found marijuana, digital scales, a glass pipe and methamphetamine, said a Glasgow Police Department press release.
Upcoming driver's license changes in Kentucky
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) --Next year, there will be new changes for drivers in the Bluegrass State but they may come at a much higher price.
1 person killed in fiery 2-car crash in Hart County
HORSE CAVE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Kentucky State Police say one person is dead after a fiery two-car crash Tuesday night in Hart County.It happened near the 4300 block of South Dixie Highway, according to police. Officials say a call reporting the crash was received Tuesday around 8:20 p.m.