Daily Archive: April 23, 2016

Apr 23

Georgetown hosts School House Champions 5k

GEORGETOWN, Ky. (WTVQ) – The city of Georgetown held its annual School House Champions 5k Saturday evening. The purpose of the race, to get families healthy and active together. It’s a traditional 5k race with a fair-type event featuring classes, clubs, and other groups from running clubs to choirs. ABC 36’s Chief Meteorologist Jason Myers …

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Apr 23

Jefferson District Court judge publicly reprimanded

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – A Jefferson District Court judge who jailed a witness without a hearing has been given a public reprimand. The Courier-Journal reports that the Judicial Conduct Commission has voted 4-1 to publicly sanction Judge Sheila Collins for interrogating a witness without counsel and jailing her after the witness withdrew an allegation that …

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Apr 23

Authorities: At least 3 killed in Grayson County crash

LEITCHFIELD, Ky. (AP) – Authorities say at least three people have been killed in a two-vehicle crash in Grayson County. Kentucky State Police dispatcher Jodi Schacklette said troopers are trying to confirm if a fourth person has been killed in the crash on Saturday on Kentucky 54 just west of Leitchfield. Details of the crash …

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Apr 23

Construction accident caused power outage to some KU customers

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)  – Hundreds of KU customers were without power Saturday morning after a crane struck some power lines. It happened on Todds Road, near Forest Hill Drive around 7 a.m. Lexington firefighters say a construction worker operating a crane, ran into a utility pole, which caused live power lines to fall on the …

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Apr 23

Republican Party Leaders Rally Delegates at State Convention

Reported by Diane Gerstenfeld Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell sums up the stakes of this year’s presidential race to potential Republican delegates. “This really is about whether America wants to have a third term for Barack Obama,” Senate McConnell. McConnell says Barack Obama’s regime spurred the increase in registered republicans in Kentucky down from 2.5:1 …

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Apr 23

UK walks off on Arkansas

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Apr 23

Nyquist prepping for the Derby

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Apr 23

Perfect Sunday…

High pressure will hold firm on Sunday giving us another perfect Sunday with sunny skies and temperatures warming into the upper 70s. A rather slow moving storm system will approach the area on Monday bring with it unsettled weather for midweek. Next weekend is looking pretty good right now with partly cloudy skies and temperatures …

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Apr 23

Mainstream hopefuls lag as Austrians vote for new president

VIENNA (AP) — The outcome is unclear as Austrians vote for their next president. But one thing is nearly certain — for the first time the winner is unlikely to be a candidate supported by either of the two mainstream parties that have dominated politics since World War II. Voting began Sunday with the latest …

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Apr 23

Comedian Jay Leno honors Officer Daniel Ellis

RICHMOND, Ky. (WTVQ)  –  Comedian Jay Leno was in Richmond Saturday to help a church honor fallen Police Officer Daniel Ellis. Leno took part in Saint Mark Catholic Church’s annual fundraiser. The show is called, “An evening among friends.” Leno shared some of his jokes to a sold-out crowd. ABC 36 caught up with Leno …

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