Daily Archive: April 18, 2016

Apr 18

Freddie Gray, 1 year later: What has changed in Baltimore?

BALTIMORE (AP) — When Freddie Gray died April 19, 2015, and riots erupted, Baltimore and its residents were forced to confront issues that had plagued them for decades, community leader Ericka Alston said. “I think for Baltimore as a community, that day really changed our lives forever,” said Alston, who founded Kids Safe Zone in …

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Apr 18

Owingsville man dies in single-vehicle crash

OWINGSVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) – State Police say a Bath County man was killed Monday in a single-vehicle crash. It happened around 4:30 p.m. on KY 36 in Bath County, according to KSP. Investigators say 51-year old Alan G. Conway, of Owingsville, was traveling west on KY 36 when he lost control of his vehicle, left …

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Apr 18

Pikeville teen dies from injuries suffered in weekend crash

PIKEVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) – A Pikeville teenager died Monday from injuries suffered in a weekend car wreck, according to State Police. Investigators say 17-year old Matthew Thacker was traveling east on Zebulon Highway in the Zebulon community Saturday afternoon when his vehicle was struck head-on by an oncoming vehicle. State Police say the oncoming vehicle …

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Apr 18

Cyclists question safety after second biker killed in one year

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) –  Central Kentucky’s bicycling community is mourning the loss of a fellow cyclist, who was hit and killed by an SUV in Bourbon County Sunday afternoon. David Cassidy practiced cardiology in Lexington for years. When he wasn’t seeing patients, he was seeing the scenery of the Bluegrass. He was a member of …

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Apr 18

Changes to the Kentucky Derby field

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Apr 18

LPD: Note mentioning gun found at Amazon in Lexington

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Police say a handwritten note that mentions a gun was found Monday afternoon at a Lexington business. Investigators say it was discovered around 2:00 in a bathroom at Amazon on Trade Street. They say the incident did not rise to the level of terroristic threatening. But at Amazon’s request, police were at …

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Apr 18

One year later: Remembering Jonathan Krueger

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Heavy hearts on the University of Kentucky’s campus as people remember Jonathan Krueger. It’s been one year since Lexington police say Krueger, 22, was murdered while walking home early in the morning of April 17th. Krueger, a junior at the time, was photo editor for the Kentucky Kernel, UK’s student newspaper. …

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Apr 18

Lexington heart doctor killed in weekend crash will be missed

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Monday, the few staffers at Dr. David Cassidy’s office made calls they thought they’d never have to, cancelling appointments after the popular cardiologist was killed in a weekend crash. To say Dr. David Cassidy touched the hearts of many is cliche but true. His office manager says patients traveled from as far …

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Apr 18

Warm through midweek, with increasing rain chances

Overview: Warm temperatures will continue through midweek this week, with rain chances increasing for the end of the work week. The weekend looks to be dry, with more sunshine and temperatures in the upper 60s to mid 70s. TONIGHT: Skies will stay mostly clear with a cool overnight low temperature of 52 degrees. TUESDAY: Partly …

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Apr 18

LPD investigating bank robbery

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Police in Lexington are on the scene of a bank robbery at the Fifth Third on Bryan Station Road. According to officers, around 9:30 a.m. Monday morning, a man in a dark hoodie sweatshirt and jeans entered the bank.  Witnesses tell police the man had his face covered. Witnesses say the …

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