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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

CRIME REPORT: Richmond man arrested on possession charges

James Adams Richmond police officers arrested James Adams, 50, of Hudson Avenue, Richmond, after he was seen leaving from a Foxhaven Drive residence early Saturday morning. Adams was a passenger in the backseat of the vehicle and, after asking Adams and the other two passengers to step out, Adams ne

RICHMOND REGISTER - 2018-03-21 01:09:00

Local woman arrested after foot chase with deputies

A Somerset woman was arrested Sunday afternoon after engaging in a short foot chase with a Pulaski County Sheriff's deputy. Amy N. Meece, 35, of Sulphur Springs Hollow Road, was arrested after officers located her at her residence. As a result of the incident, Meece was charged with first-degree Pos

COMMONWEALTH JOURNAL - 2018-03-20 14:00:00

SENTENCES: Mt. Vernon woman gets six years on drug, bail jumping charges

Brandy Snowden A Mt. Vernon woman who was arrested along with a man found hiding underneath a bed holding a machete, who also tried to bribe officers, has been sentenced to six years on drug and bail jumping charges. Brandy Snowden, 41, of Chestnut Ridge, was arrested back in October 2016 at a motel

RICHMOND REGISTER - 2018-03-20 23:57:00

Two people arrested after fleeing SPD

A pair of arrests by the Somerset Police Department over the weekend serve as a reminder that suspects who run still get caught. The first was a Friday evening arrest where Bobby Inman, 27, of Somerset allegedly led police on a brief vehicle chase before being taken into custody. Inman was arrested

COMMONWEALTH JOURNAL - 2018-03-20 14:00:00

Police searching for missing Laurel County man

LONDON, Ky. (WKYT) - Police are searching for a Laurel County man, who went missing on Sunday. Robert T. Smith was last seen off Hooppole Creek road, 10 miles east of London at around 5:30 p.m. on Sunday. Smith is 6 feet tall, 190 pounds with blue eyes and brown hair. He was last seen wearing a gra

WKYT 27 - 2018-03-20 12:59:00

Eastern Kentucky University to offer online criminal justice degree program beginning in fall 2018

Eastern Kentucky University will offer an online criminal justice degree, beginning in Fall 2018. The bachelor's degree program will prepare students for a range of careers in the justice and safety field. "By offering an online degree in the broader criminal justice discipline, we hope to introduce

KYFORWARD.COM - 2018-03-21 15:34:15

Danville takes a stand on safety

Danville Independent Schools passed a resolution stating its commitment to the safety and well-being of all students in the district Monday night. "As a board, we felt like we wanted to make a statement and a commitment to our students, our staff and our community. This is something that is very imp

ADVOCATE MESSENGER - 2018-03-21 12:50:21

Teenager killed in Jessamine Co. crash

JESSAMINE COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - A teenager is dead and three other juveniles are in the hospital after a crash in Jessamine County. It happened around 9 p.m. Saturday on Union Mill Road (KY 169), around 4 1/2 miles east of Nicholasville. Deputies say a Chevy Trailblazer was headed west on Union Mill


Man back in jail for a stabbing

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- A man named Elijah Witt is back in a place he knows well. Witt was arrested around 2:12 Sunday morning for assault. - Advertisement - Police say he stabbed someone in the chest with a butcher knife on York Street near the Castlewood Community Center. According to officers, the


Overturned semi slowing traffic in Mercer County

HARRODSBURG, Ky. (WKYT) - A driver was fortunate to walk away from a violent crash in Mercer County. Sheriff Ernie Kelty said the driver lost control of a tractor-trailer on US 127, about 3-4 miles north of Harrodsburg. The semi rolled off the road and overturned. The driver was able to walk away,


Lexington shooting leaves man critically injured

A shooting early Sunday in Lexington left a man critically injured, police told WKYT. The station reported that when police went to investigate a report of shots fired on Trent Circle around 5:15 a.m. Sunday, they found bullet holes in several cars but no victims. However, a men went to St. Joseph H


Idea Festival makes first stop at Centre College March 29

IdeaFestival Student Day is returning to the Bluegrass region March 29, highlighted by the unique Career Maker Faire which focuses on helping students with their college and career awareness. IF Bluegrass will take place at the Norton Center for the Arts, presented by the Bluegrass Higher Education


One man dead in Sunday morning shooting in Lexington

The Lexington Coroner confirms 28-year-old Sheddrick Dixon died Sunday morning after a shooting on Trent Circle. LEXINGTON, Ky. (WDKY) - The Lexington Coroner confirms 28-year-old Sheddrick Dixon died Sunday morning after a shooting on Trent Circle. This is the seventh murder of 2018 in Lexington. P


Man shot, killed Sunday morning in Lexington.

A 28-year-old man who was shot Sunday in Lexington on Trent Circle died later that morning at St. Joseph East Hospital, according to the Fayette County Coroner's Office. Sheddrick Dixon died at 6:06 a.m. Sunday, the coroner said. Following a report of shots fired Sunday at 5:15 a.m., police found bu


15-year-old East Jessamine student dies in crash

NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) - A 15-year-old Nicholasville girl was killed in a crash on Saturday night. Her name was Aubrey Howard, a student at East Jessamine High School. The sheriff's office says the crash happened just before 9 P.M. on Union Mill Road about four and a half miles East of Nicholasvi


Five arrested for drugs by Sheriff's Office

Laurel County Sheriff deputies lucked into a sizable drug bust when investigating a different complaint Tuesday afternoon. Deputies were called out to American Greeting Card Road on Tuesday to investigate the complaint of a possible trespassing. While they were canvassing the area, a press release f


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Man hospitalized, two arrested after Madison County shooting

RICHMOND, Ky. (WKYT) - Kentucky State Police say two are behind bars after an altercation led to a shooting that injured one man. Troopers were called to a home on East Rice Lane in Madison County around 2:30 a.m. Thursday after receiving a report of a shooting. Investigators found one man shot, an


Anonymous note left on deputy's car windshield offers hope

RICHMOND, Ky. (WYMT) - In the days following the murder of Pikeville Police officer Scotty Hamilton, tens of thousands of people across Kentucky are continuing to offer support any prayers for everyone affected by his death. Sheriff Scott and deputies from Pike County Sheriff's Office said in a Fac