Daily Archive: June 2, 2016

Jun 02

UPDATE: 16-year old accused of robbing bank in Lexington

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Lexington Police say a 16-year old has been arrested and charged with robbing a Central Bank branch on Versailles Road early Thursday afternoon. Because the suspect is underage, his name isn’t being released. Investigators say 18-year old Adrun Bennett was charged with trying to hide the stolen money in an apartment …

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Jun 02

UN Says Syrian Government Must Approve Aid Deliveries

U.N. officials on Thursday all but rejected a call by a group of world powers for the United Nations to act unilaterally to air drop food to besieged Syrians, saying that Syrian President Bashar Assad has final say on any such deliveries. Assad’s forces have surrounded most of the 19 U.N.-designated “besieged areas” and there …

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Jun 02

Acrobat Who Gave Woman HIV to Be Freed From Australian Jail

A Zimbabwean circus acrobat who infected his girlfriend with HIV through frequent unprotected sex received a suspended sentence on Friday after winning an appeal against a conviction of deliberately passing on the virus that causes AIDS. Godfrey Zaburoni was originally sentenced by an Australian court in 2013 to more than nine years in prison on …

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Jun 02

How does it play out?

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Quaker State 400 is set for July 9th.  The big repave project is all finished up in Sparta. Now, Brad Keselowski will have to figure things out once again. No more bumps, no more “character” (as we like to call it) at Kentucky Speedway. The Miller Lite Ford driver recently …

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Jun 02

Casey signs extension with Raptors

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Former Wildcat son Dwane Casey has signed a three-year contract extension with the Toronto Raptors. The deal is reportedly worth $18 million and will keep Casey in Canada through the 2018-19 season. The 59-year-old Casey spent two seasons as the head coach of the Minnesota Timberwolves before joining Toronto in 2011 …

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Jun 02

Ulis sees game getting smaller

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Former basketball Cat Tyler Ulis sees his size as an advantage in the League. He’s hoping the way Golden State plays, and wins, will help him get drafted and eventually succeed as the pace of play has sped up with the Warriors and others. Hear what Ulis had to say following …

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Jun 02

Wynyard dancing his way to success

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – UK’s Tai Wynyard is representing his home country, New Zealand, once again this summer in the FIBA Under-18 3-on-3 tournament. As is the custom, he takes part in the native Hakka dance before every game.  You can check it out, along with a few big highlights, in the video. New Zealand …

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Jun 02

Coach Cal at it again

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Well Solid Blue fans, Coach Cal has done it again. He’s made UK basketball relevant on a national stage in June…even while down at the SEC meetings in Destin when everyone is talking football.  Cal stole the show. The UK head man went on Paul Finebaum’s radio show Wednesday and said …

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Jun 02

UCLA Professor’s Death Is an ‘Indescribable Loss,’ Widow Says

The widow of the UCLA professor shot and killed Wednesday by a man believed to be a former student said that her husband’s death is an “indescribable loss.” “During this extremely difficult time for our family, we are grateful for the tremendous outpouring of support,” William Klug’s widow, Mary Elise Klug, said in a statement …

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Jun 02

Shadow of Jailed Ex-Leader Hangs Over Peru Election

The shadow of an imprisoned former president looms over Sunday’s Peru election, which has become in many ways a referendum on the legacy of Alberto Fujimori’s iron-handed rule in the 1990s. Many of the nation’s rural, indigenous poor have flocked to the support of his daughter Keiko, grateful for her father’s success in routing guerrillas …

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