Daily Archive: May 6, 2016

May 06

ABC 36 Sports @ 11 (5-6-16)

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Alex Risen has the latest Kentucky Derby prep news in the video. Interviews with trainers Bob Baffert, Dale Romans and Steve Asmussen plus owner Ken Ramsey are featured. Here are some stat nuggets to help you pick a winner: Romans could get his first Derby victory with Blue Grass Stakes winner …

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May 06

Lexington Celebrates Derby Eve

Transylvania University students are gearing up for the “Run for the Roses” with a race of their own at the “Transylvania High Heel Derby.” Transylvania University student Alex Isaac says “I am a horse. I’m embracing my inner horse power in this race. I feel like a stallion.” And the stakes are high. Isaac’s relay …

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May 06

Kentucky Oaks draws record crowd

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) –  The biggest crowd ever for the Kentucky Oaks, as 124,589 walked through the gates! It’s a cross section of America, and beyond. We even met a colonel from Canada. “My chicken is finger licking good,” says “colonel” from Canada. Sure, it’s a lot of fun, but Oaks Day has a special …

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May 06

LPD: Attempted robbery & robbery happened minutes apart

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Police say a robbery and an attempted robbery happened in Lexington Friday night, just minutes apart. They say around 9:40, a man went into Arby’s on New Circle Road. They say he demanded money, but ran off without getting any. Officers say about five minutes later, a man with a similar description …

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May 06

Warm and breezy Saturday, with late day thunderstorms

Overview: Warm and breezy conditions will return for Saturday, with the chance for late day rain showers and thunderstorms. A few thunderstorms late Saturday may be strong to severe, with damaging winds the biggest threat. The chance for scattered rain continues into Mother’s Day Sunday, with seasonable temperatures. Warm temperatures and more rain chances continue …

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May 06

UPDATE: Booneville woman accused of murdering her parents

BOONEVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) – State Police arrested a Booneville woman Friday night and charged her with murdering her parents. Investigators say 48-year old Lynette R. McQuinn shot her parents to death in their home on Wilson Lane in Owsley County. The couple was found shot to death Friday around 11:30 a.m., according to KSP. Investigators …

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May 06

Pilot injured in plane crash in western Kentucky

FORDSVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) – State Police say an Ultra-Lite personal aircraft crashed in an open field on Friday in the Fordsville community of Ohio County, injuring the pilot. The preliminary investigation says 41-year old Brian Tierney, of Reynolds Station, was operating his personal aircraft when, for an unknown reason, lost control and crashed in a …

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May 06

LPD: Armed robber wore “Jason Mask”

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Lexington police say a man wearing a “Jason Mask” robbed someone Friday night on Keithshire Way. They say just after 7:00, a man with a 9mm handgun demanded money from the victim. They say the suspect took cash, then ran off. According to police, he was last seen jumping a fence on …

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May 06

UPDATE: Arrest made in Knox County murder

KNOX COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- State police say they’ve made an arrest in a Knox County murder investigation. They say 46-year-old Richard Wayne Brown of Flat Lick shot and killed Shane Mills Wednesday inside his home on Trace Branch Road. According to state police, Brown confessed to the murder. Investigators are trying to figure out what …

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May 06

Kentucky judge to decide if OxyContin testimony is public

PIKEVILLE, Ky. (AP) – A Kentucky judge says he will decide next week whether to unseal the secret testimony from a former president of the company that markets the powerfully addictive painkiller OxyContin. Statnews.com, a health news website owned by Boston Globe owner John W. Henry, is seeking to unseal some 17 million pages of …

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