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Grand jury indicts 4 for trafficking meth

Four people have been indicted in connection to a September traffic stop that led to drug-trafficking arrests. Anthony W. Rhodus, 30, of Columbia; Holly G. Rhodus, 40, of Columbia; Brittany Renee Bailey, 23, of Somerset; and Cory Gentry, 25, of Somerset; were jointly indicted on one count of first-d

COMMONWEALTH JOURNAL - 2018-01-17 12:30:00

Mother charged after police, social workers remove child

From staff reports An Alton Station woman remained behind bars Monday after she allegedly threatened to kill two state troopers and two social workers who removed a child from her home. Amber Lee Hoak, 26, of 2246 Alton Station Road, Lawrenceburg is charged with third-degree terroristic threateni

THEANDERSONNEWS.COM - 2018-01-17 14:00:00

Frankfort roads to close during demolition of Capital Plaza building

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WKYT)- Drivers should expect several changes in the traffic pattern around the Capital Plaza area while crews begin demolition. The changes will go into effect on January 23. The one-way portions of Mero Street and Clinton Street will become two lanes with turning lanes added on Mer

WKYT 27 - 2018-01-17 13:09:00

KY senator introduces bill to legalize adult use of marijuana

FRANKFORT, KY (WAVE) - Legalizing marijuana has gotten a lot of Kentucky politicians talking recently. Now, one state senator wants to make it a reality. Republican Senator Dan Seum filed Senate Bill 80 to legalize the adult use of cannabis in Kentucky. Seum says the bill would be a cash cow for the

WAVE 3 - 2018-01-18 00:11:28

Doctor: Smoking kills more people than drugs; raise state cigarette tax

The director of the James Graham Brown Cancer Center wants politicians to raise the state cigarette tax. (Source: WAVE 3 News File) FRANKFORT, KY (WAVE) - The director of the James Graham Brown Cancer Center went to Frankfort Wednesday to lobby for a higher cigarette tax. Doctor Jason Chesney told a

WAVE 3 - 2018-01-18 02:23:43

Police investigating shooting at 6th, Oak

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- A quiet Old Louisville neighborhood block was disrupted by gunfire, and three men are recovering from gunshot wounds. Witnesses say it happened inside a barber shop near 6th and Oak St. The men are expected to be okay, but people who live in the area say the damage is alr

WHAS 11 - 2018-01-18 04:45:07

Andy Beshear creates new sexual assault investigation unit

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky's attorney general has created a new unit in his office that will focus on investigating and prosecuting sexual assault cold cases. Andy Beshear says the new unit is funded by a $3 million federal Justice Department grant. The attorney general says the unit will inclu

WYMT.COM - 2018-01-18 06:36:00

21 people injured in Kentucky chain reaction crash involving Greyhound bus

BONNIEVILLE, Ky. (WKRN) - Snow and ice on the highway contributed to the crash involving a Greyhound bus on I-65 Tuesday, according to Kentucky State Police. Authorities told News 2 the bus was filled with passengers on the way to Nashville when it was hit around 8:40 a.m. as the road was covered in

WNCN.COM - 2018-01-17 11:54:59

LIST: Schools closed due to Wednesday's winter weather

SOUTH GEORGIA (WTXL) - Some parts of Georgia are expected to experience winter weather in the early hours of Wednesday morning. In an effort to keep everyone safe, some schools are closing are delaying start times. Below is an updating list of school closures: - BAKER COUNTY: All Baker County School

WTXL.COM - 2018-01-17 05:45:00

South Georgia reacts to snow

(WTXL) - Folks in Bainbridge woke up to some sleet and slight flurries of snow Wednesday morning. While they didn't see enough snow to stick, the chilly temperatures have hung around. Traffic in town was slow and many sought warmth inside businesses. School doors open back up tomorrow and temperatur

WTXL.COM - 2018-01-18 06:23:00

Dothan man arrested for elder abuse

A Dothan man has been arrested for physically abusing his 72-year-old mother, with whom he lived. Frank Clayton Carpenter, 42, of Dothan, was arrested and charged with second-degree elder abuse. "It is alleged Carpenter struck his mother in her face causing a laceration under her eye," Dothan Police

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2018-01-16 17:51:00

Winter Weather Brought Threatening Road Conditions

On average the City of Dothan sees 8 wrecks a day, police saw this number quickly increase with the icy road conditions on Wednesday morning. Though many were happy about the snow, not everyone was excited about the temperature. "It's cold outside," said Cornelius Borders, community member. "Down he

DOTHANFIRST.COM - 2018-01-18 01:00:47

Bainbridge residents enjoy snow day

BAINBRIDGE, Ga. (WTXL) - 90 million people stand in the path of a massive winter storm marching across the country, bringing ice and snow from the Midwest to the deep south and across the east coast. The deep freeze is icing over roads from Texas to South Carolina to Atlanta. Houston is seeing such

WTXL.COM - 2018-01-17 21:37:00

Great news for a local school in Headland

Headland, Ala. (WTVY) - Great news for a new local school... WTVY first told you in November about Kingdom Missionary College opening up in Headland. The parent group, Living Waters counseling center, had a vision to start the school. Now, after receiving their state license, it's a reality. So far,

WTVY.COM - 2018-01-16 23:55:00

Police: Fatal beating was inmate's second

"There was no indication these two could not be housed together," warden Mark Foreman said. ZACK McDONALD News Herald Reporter @PCNHzack MARIANNA - As authorities determine charges against a Jackson County inmate now accused of a second brutal beating death of one of his cellmates, court records sh

NEWS HERALD - 2018-01-16 22:41:43

Area schools closed Thursday - The Southeast Sun: Daleville

The school systems in Coffee and Dale Counties are closed Thursday, Jan. 18, due to icy road conditions, according to the respective school superintendents' offices. School systems closed again all day Thursday are Enterprise City Schools, Coffee County Schools, Elba City Schools, Daleville City Sch

SOUTHEASTSUN.COM - 2018-01-17 23:00:00

Woman killed after car overturns into creek near Andalusia

A woman died Wednesday when the car she was riding in overturned into a creek along U.S. 29, according to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency. Troopers said the driver reportedly lost control after driving over a patch of ice. Troopers responded to the crash at 1:45 p.m. The victim, Tressa Mechell Ri

AL.COM - 2018-01-18 01:51:47

Thieves steal man's beloved car during his funeral

As if the loss of a loved one isn't enough, the family of William Price returned home from his funeral to find his most cherished possession missing. Price, 74, passed away in his home in Laurel Hill on Jan. 10. He was reared in the Lockhart community. Family members said he had a passion for cars s

ANDALUSIA STAR NEWS - 2018-01-18 08:05:00

Woman killed after vehicle overturns into Covington County creek

A woman was killed after a vehicle lost control on a patch of ice and overturned into a creek in Covington County Wednesday afternoon, according to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency. The crash happened at 1:45 p.m. on Highway 29 about 10 miles south of Andalusia. The victim, Tressa Mechell Richards

WSFA - 2018-01-18 01:03:17

DPD respond to 10 accidents due to winter weather

DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) - The Dothan Police Department worked at least 10 weather related wrecks as folks tried to get to their jobs. This is what happens when it's below freezing outside and there are icy road conditions. "Once you hit that ice, you can't control it. The vehicle is going to go where

WTVY.COM - 2018-01-18 01:56:00