Monthly Archive: June 2016

Jun 30

Eastern Kentucky prison inmate dies after assault

SANDY HOOK, Ky. (AP) – The state says an inmate at an eastern Kentucky prison has died after an assault. The Kentucky Department of Corrections said in a news release that the inmate, whose name wasn’t provided, was found unresponsive in his cell at Little Sandy Correctional Complex on Thursday afternoon. He was taken to …

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Jun 30

Police: Deputy shoots kidnapping suspect in Kentucky

BARBOURVILLE, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky State Police say they’re investigating after a deputy fatally shot a kidnapping suspect in southeastern Kentucky. Police said in a statement that the Knox County deputy shot 30-year-old Jessie J. Mills of Flat Lick during an altercation Wednesday night along a highway. The statement said the deputy and a constable …

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Jun 30

A few rain showers and storms possible Friday

Overview: Tonight will be partly cloudy and mild with low temperatures in the lower 60s. Partly to mostly cloudy skies will develop for Friday, with the chance for a few rain showers and thunderstorms, with high temperatures in the mid 80s. Saturday looks to be drier, with mostly sunny to partly cloudy skies, yet a …

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Jun 30

Teen escapes fiery crash uninjured, car destroyed

MORGAN CO., Ky. (WTVQ) – A car was totally destroyed in a fiery Thursday morning crash on HWY 205 in Morgan Co. According to Morgan Co. Rescue, a teen driving on the highway near Cabin Creek Road crossed the center line, and went off the left side of the highway before hitting a guard rail. …

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Jun 30

Salvation Army kicks off 10th annual LemonAiD drive July 1

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – For the tenth year, LemonAiD volunteers will be helping people in the Bluegrass cool off while aiding homeless children and their parents. The LemonAiD drive will kick off Friday at Walmart and Kroger stores, and at the Fayette Mall at 10:00 a.m. and run until 7:00 p.m.  Along with that, there …

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Jun 30

Newly-formed Estill Co. non-profit to rally against dumping of radioactive waste

IRVINE, Ky. (WTVQ) – Estill Co. citizens have formed a non-profit group focusing on the dumping of radioactive waste at Advanced Disposal Inc.’s Blue Ridge Landfill. The Concerned Citizens of Estill County, Inc. (CCEC) say they are aiming for transparency from the state when it comes to disclosing what is dumped at the site, and …

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Jun 30

Palestinian kills Israeli girl, 13, sleeping in her bedroom

JERUSALEM (AP) — A Palestinian youth sneaked into a fortified Jewish settlement in the West Bank on Thursday, broke into a home and stabbed to death a 13-year-old Israeli-American girl as she slept in bed before frantic security guards arrived and killed him. The girl, identified as Hallel Yaffa Ariel, became the youngest Israeli victim …

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Jun 30

Study raises issues with Louisville police traffic stops

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – An analysis of vehicle stops by Louisville Metro police officers has found again that black drivers are searched twice as often as whites – and that many searches result in no findings. The Courier-Journal reports (http://cjky.it/29iHiPQ) that University of Louisville professor Deborah Keeling conducted the study, analyzing 82,590 vehicle stops from …

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Jun 30

Improvements planned at 4 western Ky. state park resorts

CADIZ, Ky. (AP) – State parks officials say four western Kentucky state park resorts will receive an estimated $3.7 million in improvements during the next two years. The funding is part of $18 million approved this year by state lawmakers and Gov. Matt Bevin. Improvements include structural repairs, painting and upgrades. The announcement about improvements …

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Jun 30

Pets Need Pals – Sally – Lexington Humane Society 6-30

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Meteorologist Eric Burke talks with Lexington Humane Society’s Ashley Baber and her black cat guest, Sally, about the specials going on for kittens and cats right now. The post Pets Need Pals – Sally – Lexington Humane Society 6-30 appeared first on ABC 36 News. Brought to you by Automated Marketing …

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