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Missing elderly man found dead in Washington County, Indiana
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- An elderly man who was reported missing from southern Indiana last week has been found dead. According to the Washington County Sheriff's Department, the body of 88-year-old Joseph Brown was found on top of a hill near North Rush Creek Road in Salem, Indiana, around 1 p.m.
Officials searching for Washington Co. man believed to be in ‘extreme danger’
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Police have asked for the public’s help locating a Washington County man. A Silver Alert was declared Friday evening for Joseph L. Brown, 88. Brown is a 6″0 white male with white hair and blue eyes. Officials said he weighs around 190 pounds and carries a cane. Brown also wea
Ky. Attorney General vows to appeal ACA health care ruling to U.S. Supreme Court
FRANKFORT, Ky. (WDRB) -- Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear plans to fight the federal judge's ruling on the Affordable Care Act. U.S. District Judge Reed O'Connor ruled Friday that a decision by Congress to eliminate the "individual mandate" penalty for failing to purchase health insurance inva
Making cakes in Mammy's Kitchen
If you love old family recipes and a hometown feel, you'll love Mammy's Kitchen. Mammy’s Kitchen was recognized as the best breakfast, best family restaurant and best nightlife attraction in Nelson County in 2017. Christy "Mammy" Clark stopped by Great Day Live and recruited Terry and Rachel to help
Radcliff man indicted on sex offenses involving teen
A Radcliff man arrested last month for attempting to set up a meeting to have sex with a female teenager has been indicted by a Hardin County grand jury on four felony charges.
Markets fall...Fed meets...Help for hard-hit farmers
SINGAPORE (AP) — World markets were mostly lower on Tuesday, tracking losses on Wall Street as traders braced for an interest rate hike by Federal Reserve. Futures point to some opening recovery on Wall Street. Oil prices tumbled on worries about oversupply and softening growth in China, which could
White House digs in on border wall demand, risking shutdown
WASHINGTON (AP) — Pushing the government to the brink of a partial shutdown, the White House is insisting that Congress provide $5 billion to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border despite lawmaker resistance from both parties.
Senate reports find millions of social media posts by Russians aimed at helping Trump, GOP
WASHINGTON — The Senate released Monday a pair of reports that found Russia engaged in an all-out social media campaign on Donald Trump's behalf during the 2016 election and continued to support him after he took office.
Former Kentucky high school basketball star denied bond reduction following rape charge
BURLINGTON, Ky. (WDKY) - A Kentucky judge has denied a request for a rape suspect to have his bond lowered, as his case is being sent to a grand jury. WKRC reports former Covington Catholic basketball star Jacob Walter, 18, of Burlington will remain in the Boone County Detention Center on a $250,000
Kentucky Radio Station Starts Playing ‘Baby It’s Cold Outside’ on Repeat Amid Backlash
A Kentucky radio station started playing the song “Baby It’s Cold Outside” after some complaints about the song prompted several radio stations to pledge never to play it again.
Kentucky CBD retailers adapt to changing market as Farm Bill awaits signature
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The sounds of string band jamming are just as vibrant as the sights of the colorful crafts lining rack at the Flea Off Market Holiday Bazaar. “A blue one and there’s a yellow one,” Tracy Murray said, as she showed customers her booth called Recyclo Craftz.
Kentucky’s Pension Crisis: How we got here
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Kentucky’s pension shortfall has been decades in the making, but it’s taken center stage over the past two years. The issue was a major topic during the governor’s race in 2015, and when Republicans won supermajorities in both legislative chambers in 2016, a major overhaul of
Kentucky couple stuck on island with medical emergency
BAHAMAS (WTVQ)- A Kentucky couple is stranded on an island after a medical emergency. According to a Go Fund Me page, friends gifted Rose and Michelle Johnson a cruise to the Bahamas this weekend.
Sabres suspend Berglund for failing to report to team
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Buffalo Sabres have suspended forward Patrick Berglund indefinitely for failing to report to the team. The Sabres announced the suspension Saturday, hours before facing the defending Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals. Berglund missed the past two games with what coach Ph
Kentucky road to be closed for repairs
FLEMINGSBURG, Ky. - A portion of Ky. 3294 between Catlettsburg and Cannonsburg Road will be temporarily closed beginning Monday for roadway and drainage repairs, according to a news release from the Kentucky Department of Highways.
Kentucky State Police looking for “dangerous person”
HICKORY, Ky. (WTVQ) – Kentucky State Police are asking for assistance in locating a person they say is considered armed and dangerous. They say 31-year-old Kenneth Brian Fitzgerald, of Marion, is wanted for theft and parole violation.
Man gets 7 ½ years in machete attack at Kentucky college
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A Cincinnati man charged in a 2017 machete attack on the campus of Kentucky's Transylvania University has been sentenced to 7 ½ years in prison. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports 21-year-old Mitchell William Adkins apologized for his actions when he was sentenced in the Fayet
Silver Alert after missing Avon man found safe in Kentucky
AVON, Ind. (WISH) -- A statewide Silver Alert was issued Friday for a missing Avon man considered to be in extreme danger or to require medical assistance. Richard Joseph Chittester, 72, was last seen at 4:45 p.m. Friday driving a silver, four-door 2006 Pontiac G6 with Indiana license plate RVX310.
US says 7-year-old who died in Border Patrol custody had not appeared ill
WASHINGTON — U.S. immigration officials on Friday defended their actions in the detention of a 7-year-old Guatemalan girl who died two days after she and her father were taken into custody along a remote stretch of the U.S. border.
Who's governor of Kentucky?
If you answered yes to those questions, you're better than the average American. According to www.RouteFifty.com, researchers at Johns Hopkins University released results of a survey Tuesday that found that most of the 1,500 people surveyed couldn't answer those question.