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Kentucky man was found dead in ditch. He drowned, autopsy showed
A man found dead in a ditch in Knox County apparently drowned, according to a release from Kentucky State Police.The man was identified as Robert L. Saunders, 42, of Barbourville.A utility worker found Saunders’ body in a ditch at about 11:30 a.m. on Friday and called 911.As a result of an autopsy d
Dead fish found in Bardstown river one day after bourbon barrel collapse
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – Images have surfaced of what could possible waterway contamination after 9,000 barrels of aging bourbon crashed to the ground in a Nelson County warehouse collapse.
Third arrest made in connection with May homicide in south Louisville
A second suspect, 18-year-old Decoria Curry, was arrested on June 14 and also charged with complicity to commit murder and robbery in connection with the homicide.
Franklin County Circuit Court indictments (June 19) - The State Journal
Donald G. Lawrence, 73, of Shelbyville, five counts of unlawful use of electronic means originating or received within the Commonwealth of Kentucky to induce a minor to engage in sexual or other prohibited activities, Class D felonies.Heather Gilkison, 24, of Lawrenceburg, first-degree possession of
1 person killed after being hit by car on Dixie Highway
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- LMPD is investigating after a person was hit and killed by a car on Dixie Highway Friday night.Police said it happened around 10:45 p.m. at Dixie Highway and Lower Hunters Trace.This is a developing story and will be updated.WDRB is at the scene gathering more information.C
No charges expected after pedestrian fatally struck on Dixie Highway
Officials said a man who appeared to be in his 40s was crossing Dixie Highway, just south of Lower Hunters Trace, when he was hit.
Thousands of bourbon barrels spill from collapsed warehouse in Kentucky
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Part of a bourbon warehouse at a Bardstown distillerycollapsed Friday morning, sending thousands of bourbon barrels spilling out of the building.
Police ID body found behind Southland Terrace Shopping Center
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- Police have identified the body found behind the Southland Terrace Shopping Center on June 19.RELATED:Death investigation underway after body found behind Louisville shopping centerThe Jefferson County Coroner's Office identified the body as 23-year-old Ayub Maow from Lou
FOCUS: Frankfort prepares for Sunday alcohol sales - The State Journal
Sundays in Frankfort are about to change in a big way.On Monday, the Frankfort City Commission is slated to vote on an ordinance change that would ease restrictions on Sunday alcohol sales.The new ordinance would allow specially licensed businesses to sell alcohol — both by the package and by the dr
Frankfort couple claims winning $1 million lottery ticket - The State Journal
One lucky Frankfort couple is $1 million richer.A mystery Mega Millions lottery ticket worth $1 million that was sold at a Frankfort FiveStar Food Mart in March has been claimed, Kentucky Lottery spokeswoman Jennifer Cunningham confirmed in an email to The State Journal.“A Frankfort couple shared th
Kentucky State Police 'shorthanded' with troopers
"We start another cadet class in August of 67 cadets, and we're anxious to get those out," Sanders said.
Frankfort brewery gives friends chance to choose product - The State Journal
Sig Luscher Brewery held a private tasting on Friday night at its future taproom on 221 Mero St. First established in 1866, the brewery was originally located where the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet currently sits and stayed open for 25 years. This fall, it is scheduled to reopen.
42 Cadets graduate from Kentucky State Police Academy - ABC 36 News
Lt. Gov Jenean Hampton told the new troopers that they were coming on board during a time when the need for them was greater than ever. “Gov. Bevin and I are very grateful that you have chosen to serve,” she said, “and the people of the Commonwealth of Kentucky have tremendous respect for what you d
New sprayground to be built in Oldham County
OLDHAM COUNTY, Ky. —Families in Oldham County will soon have a sprayground to help them beat the heat.AdvertisementThe $93,000 project will be built in the Maples Park in Crestwood.Maples Park is located between Highway 22 and Highway 146 in Crestwood.Plans also call for a new playground.The Crestwo
Police searching for suspects in Jeffersonville armed robbery
Just before 6 a.m. Monday, Jeffersonville police responded to the 900 block of E. 10th Street on a report of an armed robbery. The four adult victims had been asleep when the suspects, two white males wearing ballistic vests, helmets, and carrying handguns and a tactical shotgun entered the home by
Fern Creek man wonders if remains found this month could be his missing sister
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Two weeks ago, Jared Sloan saw a look on his brother's face he had never seen before."He was like, 'I just found bones in the woods,'" Sloan said.
Basketball: Barton out as Frankfort basketball coach - The State Journal
“What I’m going to miss the most is being able to work with those kids,” Barton said. Barton, the fourth generation of his family to graduate from FHS, said he was surprised by the decision.
WANTED: Suspects in tactical gear broke into Jeffersonville home, robbed residents
JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (WDRB) -- Police in Jeffersonville say men in tactical gear broke into a home and tied up the residents inside, before robbing them early Monday morning.Now, officers are asking for the public's help to find the perpetrators.Jeffersonville Police say the two men are still on the
Star Anderson County athletes among those facing charges following school vandalism
LAWRENCEBURG, Ky. (WKYT) -Four people are facing charges in connection to vandalism which occurred at Anderson County High School.Three of the four teens were set to graduate from the high school the next day. Those three were Blake Franklin, Cobe Penny and Brandon Ball. They all face charges of bur
Frankfort prepares to unveil new public art installations - The State Journal
In its quest to be known as more than the seat of state government, Frankfort is now making its case to become Kentucky’s public art capital.In the coming weeks, at least three public art projects are set to be unveiled in Frankfort, which is already home to Josephine Sculpture Park, the only such p