Daily Archive: April 16, 2016

Apr 16

Former police chief admits to pocketing water bill payments

SOMERSET, Ky. (AP) – A former city police chief in south central Kentucky has pleaded guilty to two counts of tampering with public records. The Kentucky Attorney General’s office says former Science Hill Chief Robbie Gossett had pocketed cash payments from city water customers. As part of a plea agreement, Gossett will have to pay …

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Apr 16

Man convicted of killing toddler to serve life in prison

DANVILLE, Ky. (AP) – A man charged in the murder and sexual molestation of a 13-month-old Boyle County boy has pleaded guilty to murder and sodomy. The Advocate Messenger in Danville reports 27-year-old Joseph Andrew Adams was sentenced to life without the possibility of parole. The family of Chris, the victim, said they were glad …

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Apr 16

Spreading love to Douglass Park

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Lexington Habitat for Humanity teamed up with Lexington’s Parks & Recreation, Center Point Church, and residents of the Georgetown Street Area Neighborhood Association to clean up and spruce up Douglass Park Saturday. The event is part of Lexington Habitat’s Love Your Neighborhood program, which seeks to strengthen communities by increasing safety …

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Apr 16

Lexington churches ‘serve the city’

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – A group of Lexington churches were doing some good deeds throughout the city Saturday. It’s called “Serve the City.” Volunteers gathered at Bryan Station High School, to spruce it up. Others went around the city doing things such as washing cars, planting flowers, or just simply spreading kindness. “It’s a really, …

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Apr 16

Stoops names Drew Barker the starting QB

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Apr 16

Police: Alabama officer shot, suspect dead following chase

FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — Alabama authorities say a Florence police officer has been shot and a suspect has died from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot. The Times-Daily of Florence reports (http://bit.ly/268jHrj ) that the unidentified officer was shot just after midnight Sunday and was transported to Huntsville Hospital. The officer’s condition was not immediately unknown. The …

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Apr 16

A Perfect Sunday…

Expect another perfect weather day for Sunday as the high pressure system parked right over the Eastern Seaboard stays in place. A large storm system producing heavy snow for portions of the Rockies will push East but not until midweek. Temperatures will remain above normal for the next several days with the return to more …

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Apr 16

Chicago union says clock has started toward teachers’ strike

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Teachers Union said on Saturday the countdown toward a possible strike had begun after it rejected the recommendation of a neutral arbitrator that it accept a contract offer from the nation’s third-largest school system. The union said the earliest a strike could begin is May 16, about a month before …

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Apr 16

Cruz wins all 14 Wyoming Republican delegates

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Painstaking organization and in-person campaigning paid off again for Ted Cruz on Saturday as he nailed down all 14 delegates up for grabs at the Republican Party convention in Wyoming. The result leaves Donald Trump facing yet another loss in a string of defeats in Western states. Saturday’s sweep for Cruz …

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Apr 16

GOP official rails over effort aimed at nomination rules

WASHINGTON (AP) — In an extraordinary display of internal discord, the chairman of the Republican Party’s rules committee accused top GOP officials Saturday of “a breach of our trust” by improperly trying to impede a proposed change in bylaws that would make it harder for party leaders to nominate a fresh candidate for president. Bruce …

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