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Versailles police dig urine-soaked infants out of backseat of vehicle piled with clothes, couple arrested

VERSAILLES, Ky. (WKYT) - Versailles police say a couple is behind bars after they discovered twin six-month-old infants underneath garbage bags filled with clothes in the backseat of a vehicle. An arrest report shows an officer stopped at a gas station on Lexington Road and was alerted to a couple

WKYT 27 - 2018-03-21 17:50:00

Local Man Arrested After Taco Bell Shooting

A Mercer County man is accused of shooting out the windows at Taco Bell last week. On Wednesday, March 14, at 2:01 p.m., Harrodsburg Police were dispatched to the College Street Taco Bell. Witnesses said someone shot at the windows and gave a description of the shooter's vehicle, which was found par

HARRODSBURGHERALD.COM - 2018-03-21 07:00:00

No children injured in school bus accidents

Contrary to talk around town, there were no serious school bus accidents Wednesday morning, and no children were injured. "My phone has been blowing up," said Todd Hood, the transportation director for the Bardstown School District. Hood said there was one bus that was stopped to turn on Fourth St

KENTUCKY STANDARD - 2018-03-21 17:48:00

Unsolved Bardstown murders and missing persons cases addressed at state capitol

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WDRB) -- For the first time Wednesday, Bardstown's unsolved crimes were brought to the state capitol. Sherry Ballard and her family members were introduced in Frankfort on both the House and Senate floors hoping to raise awareness for the unsolved missing and murdered persons cases i

WDRB.COM - 2018-03-22 03:57:00

Man shoots self during traffic stop

A traffic stop last weekend ended in a bizarre shooting that claimed the life of a Fisherville man. According to Kentucky State Police Trooper Bernis Napier, of public affairs, Taylorsville City Police pulled over a vehicle driven by Harley Ford, 61, in the early morning hours of March 10. Napier s

SPENCERMAGNET.COM - 2018-03-21 11:15:00

Bardstown families of missing, murdered people heading to Frankfort

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) - Bardstown families, wanting answers in the cases of their missing or murdered loved ones, are taking their search to Kentucky's capitol Wednesday. Sherry Ballard is leading the charge on the trip that will happen Wednesday afternoon. Ballard's daughter Crystal Rogers has b

WHAS 11 - 2018-03-21 00:39:00

Mercer Grand Jury Hands Down Indictments

The Grand Jury handed down indictments last Wednesday on charges including escape, exploitation and receiving stolen property. Cari Simpson, 33, of 120 Chilton Lane, is charged with 2nd-degree escape, a class B felony. According to the prosecution, Simpson escaped a home incarceration program on Feb

HARRODSBURGHERALD.COM - 2018-03-21 07:00:00

Search underway for suspected bridge jumper

As of Wednesday afternoon, rescue personnel were still searching for an individual who allegedly jumped off a bridge in Burnside early Tuesday. Authorities have as of yet declined to release the name of the individual. However, according to Karl Clinard, Public Affairs Officer for the Pulaski County

COMMONWEALTH JOURNAL - 2018-03-22 11:15:00

Bardstown man accused of rape

A Bardstown man was arrested Sunday on accusations of rape involving a 17-year-old. According to a post-arrest complaint completed by the Bardstown Police Department, Matthew Ryan Hamilton, 25, admitted to having sex with the victim and bringing vodka to the premises. The woman told police she was


Woman facing several charges for weekend DUI

A Bardstown woman is facing several charges related to a DUI Sunday morning, including failing to properly restrain a child. According to a post-arrest complaint from the Bardstown Police Department, dispatch had received two separate 911 calls around 10 a.m. Sunday about a Chevy Impala driving rec


Danville Police: Two city trucks stolen and recovered, one burned

DANVILLE, Ky. (WKYT)- Danville Police: Two city trucks stolen and recovered, one burned Danville Police are on the hunt for the thieves behind two brand new city trucks being stolen with one being burned. Police say the two trucks had multiple tools in them when they were stolen from the city's pub


U of L football recruit Jairus Brents arrested for alleged theft

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A traffic stop led to the arrest of a top University of Louisville football recruit Wednesday morning, according to court documents. An arrest report states that 18-year-old Jairus Brents was taken into custody. Police say he was seen driving over 30 miles above the speed l


City of Bardstown gets grant to pave Wilson Parkway

Bardstown will get a grant of $97,159 to pave the roadway through Wilson Industrial Park this year, freeing up about a third of the city's transportation budget to use on other street paving projects. The City Council on Tuesday voted to authorize the mayor to enter into an agreement with the stat


Child injured in DUI-related wreck

A child was injured in a one-car vehicle wreck Sunday night on Tyrone Road that resulted in the driver being charged with DUI. The child, who was apparently not in a car seat at the time of the wreck, sustained what were described as minor injuries and was transported to an area hospital. The dri


Mother indicted for criminal abuse

HILLVIEW -- A Lebanon Junction woman has been indicted just days after her 17-month-old son was taken to KentuckyOne Jewish Medical Center South. Kimberly Ann Munk, 27, of Lebanon Junction, has been indicted on a series of charges related to the alleged care of her son. Hillview Police arrested M