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High waters close roads, schools across Eastern Kentucky

(WYMT) - As rain pours down on the mountains, high water is making multiple roads impassable. So far one school district is closing as well so students can make it home before water levels rise too high. We will update this article throughout the day.


Kentucky Teen Sues The Washington Post for Coverage of Native American Encounter

Nicholas Sandmann, the Kentucky high school student who last month was videoed at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., staring at Nathan Phillips, a Native American elder, is suing the Washington Post for defamation.


Kentucky plans to give away another historic site, this time to EKU

The Eastern Kentucky University Board of Regents is expected to vote Friday on taking ownership of Madison County’s White Hall State Historic Site from the state. The move is part of an attempt by Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration to cut costs. It recently handed over Boone Station State Historic Sit


Principal of Kentucky high school charged after not reporting abuse of students

Michael Ceglinski, principal of McCracken County High School in Western Kentucky, has been suspended with pay and charged with two misdemeanors after allegedly not reporting abuse of his students.


Kentucky State Police searching for missing 17-year-old girl

LIBERTY, Ky. (WZTV) — Investigators are searching for a missing 17-year-old girl out of Liberty, Kentucky. Kentucky State Police need your help finding 17 -year-old, Hayley Brown. Hayley was described as a 5’ 6 ”, 165 pound, white female with brown hair and blue eyes.


18-year-old charged with sexually abusing child

• • • Kentucky State Police arrested Tristan Sallee, 21, Armitage Drive, Richmond, on a Madison County warrant Friday morning that charges him with first-degree assault (domestic violence).


2 Kentucky dogs caught on camera stealing owner's Amazon package

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Two Kentucky pups are on their owner's naughty list after being caught on camera making off with an Amazon package. Ashley Craig Hymer of Lexington posted Nest video to her Facebook page. She said she knew Amazon had delivered something, but when she got home, she couldn't


Kentucky Murder Suspect Taken off of Detroit Streets

LEXINGTON, KY – A Detroit man who was wanted for the murder of a 27-year-old woman in Lexington was taken into custody in Detroit on Tuesday, February 19th, 2019, by the U.S. Marshal Service and local authorities.


Bedford man dies in Kentucky crash

FRANKFORT, Ky. — A Bedford man died in a crash near Frankfort, Kentucky, Monday. Allen Robey, 64, and a woman from Berea, Kentucky, were killed in the multi-vehicle crash, according to multiple news agencies. The crash occurred at about 9:30 a.m. on Interstate 64.


Kentucky couple still shaken up after rockslide fell just feet from where they stood

A Kentucky couple is still shaken up after experiencing a rockslide. Linda Shepherd and her husband were near Lake Cumberland Dam when large rocks fell onto the road in front of them.


Police want help locating KY teen missing for 10 days

LIBERTY, KY (WAVE) - Kentucky State Police asked the public for help to locate a missing 17-year-old who was last seen Sunday, Feb. 10. Hayley Brown, 17, of Liberty, is white, 5′6″, 165 pounds with brown hair and blue eyes.


Family Dispute Leads To Stabbing

One Brother Charged With Assault, Another In Hospital. A family dispute escalated into a stabbing Tuesday, leaving one brother in a hospital with serious physical injuries and the other in jail on assault charges.


40 dead in Kentucky Hepatitis A outbreak

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) - While the ongoing Hepatitis A outbreak has hit Ohio hard since it was declared by state health officials last June, Kentucky has been ravaged by the disease over the last two years.


Body found in creek in Knox County, Kentucky

BARBOURVILLE, Ky. (WVLT) -- Kentucky State Police received a call Monday morning of a body found in a creek in Knox County, Kentucky. KSP identified the body of 43-year-old Shannon Harkins of Flat Lick, Kentucky. Harkins was reported missing to the Knox County Sheriff's Department on February 12 by


Lincoln girls roll into district final; beat Garrard 80-48

LANCASTER — The Lincoln County girls basketball team started out hot and never let up Tuesday in the 45th District Tournament semifinal round at Garrard County Middle School.


‘Not a safe environment for any child.’ Bed bugs, safety concerns at School for the Deaf.

Some parents of students at the Kentucky School for the Deaf are asking Kentucky Board of Education members to act on alleged problems at the residential school in Danville, ranging from student safety to bad food to bed bugs in a dorm.


Police investigate stabbing in Harrodsburg

HARRODSBURG, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Harrodsburg Police Department says one person is under arrest for a stabbing that left a man seriously injured. Police say they were called to a report of a stabbing on Monday and, when they arrived, they found a man suffering from a severe stab wound.


PHOTOS: Flooding across Kentucky

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Widespread rain showers and isolated thunderstorms across the state of Kentucky Wednesday morning have led to localized flooding. In Lexington, High Street and Broadway was blocked off due to high water.


Collins indicted on reckless homicide charge

A Berea resident who was indicted last year for leaving the scene of a wreck that killed a Floyd County man was indicted last week for reckless homicide, and for allegedly conspiring with others to hide evidence.


Kentucky man charged with trafficking marijuana, illegally taking turkeys

MT. EDEN, Ky. (WDKY) - Conservation officers say they arrested a man accused of trafficking marijuana who was also illegally taking turkeys. In a Facebook post, conservation officers said they responded to a Spencer County home Jan. 30 after receiving a tip about a man shooting turkeys and red-taile