Daily Archive: February 7, 2013

Feb 07

Rainy and Cooler Weather Returns Friday

Midnight Update: Temperatures have quickly dropped this evening from 63° in the afternoon, to now 47°. Southern Kentucky is close to 50° at the time. The line of rain which will impact central Kentucky Friday morning, has entered Kentucky and is still on time for our area. Meteorologist Michael Estime will be tracking the rain …

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Feb 07

Ashley Judd Responds To Attack Ad Against Her

 She’s not even a candidate but Ashley Judd is already the target of a political attack ad.  Now she has responded to it. Judd has been mentioned as an opponent for Senator Mitch McConnell next year. In an ad appearing on YouTube, she is criticized as a Hollywood liberal, a supporter of President Obama, and a Tennesseean. The …

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Feb 07

Smoking Ban Bill Passes In Committee

Public places in Kentucky could soon be smoke free. The State House Health and Welfare Committee overwhelmingly passed a bill today that would ban smoking in indoor workplaces and public places. Now the bill goes to the full House for consideration. Jacob Glancy owns Jake’s Cigar Bar in Nicholasville. Right now, the bill includes his …

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Feb 07

Medical Records Found On Sidewalk Returned To Family

After finding medical records laying out on the sidewalk on North Broadway in front of an evicted home LEX18 was able to contact the family and give them back. The documents didn’t belong to the person evicted from a Lexington home, instead they detail the case of Kevin Wilson’s former wife. In the pile of …

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Feb 07

Some Friday Rain

While the New England states will be getting clobbered by an epic blizzard our weather will remain pretty tranquil. We’ll see some rain move through Friday with a cold front. It will also be a much cooler day with high only in the low and mid 40′s. Our weather stays tranquil into the weekend.   …

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Feb 07

High Speed Chase On I-75 Turns Into Manhunt

Several law enforcement agencies are looking for a man after they say he led them on a high-speed chase. Investigators say it started around 6:30pm Thursday when Madison County Deputies tried to pull over a man suspected of driving a stolen truck. Troopers say he refused to pull over and took off down I-75. According …

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Feb 07

Smoke Detector Giveaway This Friday In Winchester

ABC 36 will be giving away smoke detectors this Friday, February 8, 2013, at the Winchester Fire-EMS and Clark County Fire Station Number One on North Maple Street in Winchester. The giveaway is part of the "Smoke Detectors Save Lives" program that ABC 36 is doing in cooperation with area fire departments. The giveaway Friday …

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Feb 07

Former Wayne County Clerk Arrested On Forgery Charges

A former Wayne County Clerk is facing felony forgery charges. State Attorney General Jack Conway says 40-year-old Jennifer ‘Melissa’ Turpin of Monticello was arrested Thursday. Investigators say Turpin forged the signature of Pulaski County Clerk Ralph Troxell on a title for a truck that was sold on Craigslist. According to Conway, Turpin is currently on …

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Feb 07

Humbled Toyota Rolls Out New Tundra Pickup

DETROIT (AP) – Back in 2007, Toyota trumpeted its bulked-up Tundra as a game-changer that would cut into Detroit’s dominance of the U.S. pickup truck market. “The truck that’s changing it all,” was the tagline from an ad that featured the beefy Tundra pulling a 10,000-pound trailer up a steep ramp. But after six years …

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Feb 07

KY Senate Committee Okays Abortion Ultrasound Bill

A Senate Committee passed a proposed measure Thursday that would require women to look at ultrasound images before having an abortion. The decision came as more than 1,000 people who support the legislation rallied in Frankfort. Another measure that would require women to get consultations with doctors before abortions was also approved. The proposals have …

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