Daily Archive: June 15, 2016

Jun 15

Change can be hard

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Nick Mingione says he wants the Bat Cats to be competitive now…not just down the road. But the new head man on the diamond knows it won’t be a given at Cliff Hagan Stadium. Hear from Mingione in the video. The post Change can be hard appeared first on ABC 36 …

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Jun 15

“The sky’s the limit.”

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Willie Cauley-Stein averaged 7 points per game in his rookie season with Sacramento.  He snagged 5 rebounds per outing too. Wednesday night, WCS was at a Shelbyville car wash to chat with Solid Blue fans and sign a few autographs. The former Cat was glad he got to be with a …

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Jun 15

Hot and humid for Thursday

Overview: The hot temperatures and muggy conditions continue for Thursday, with the chance for a few rain showers and thunderstorms. Friday will feature partly cloudy skies with the chance for a few scattered rain showers, and a seasonably warm afternoon high temperature of 83 degrees. Temperatures will be in the mid to upper 80s for …

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Jun 15

Thousands without power in Lexington

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Thousands of Central Kentuckians were in the dark Wednesday night. KU says as of 11:15, more than 4,000 Fayette County customers were without power. And close to 800 customers in Scott County also had no electricity. No word yet from KU if the heavy rain or winds in the Lexington metro area …

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Jun 15

Mark Taylor Found Guilty in Murder & Kidnapping of Alex Johnson

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)-After a long day of testimony, the jury took came up with a guilty verdict. Mark Taylor kept a straight face when the judge read aloud the jurors signed verdict. Taylor was found guilty of murder, kidnapping, and tampering with physical evidence in the death of Lexington Chef Alex Johnson. The trial then …

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Jun 15

3 men detained in latest Chinese air rage incidents

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese police have detained a man over an attack on an airline check-in clerk that left her lying in a pool of blood and arrested two others who charged the cockpit as their flight was taxiing for takeoff, the latest in a growing tally of dangerous acts involving Chinese airline travelers. A …

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Jun 15

Drug lord Palma arrested in Mexico on return from US

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Drug lord Hector “El Guero” Palma, one of the founders of the Sinaloa Cartel, returned to his native Mexico after serving almost a decade in a U.S. prison and was immediately transported to another maximum-security lockup where he will await trial for two murders. U.S. authorities handed over Palma in Matamoros, …

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Jun 15

Disney opens ‘distinctly Chinese’ Shanghai park

SHANGHAI (AP) — Walt Disney Co. opened its Shanghai theme park Thursday, its first in mainland China, with speeches by Communist Party leaders, a Chinese children’s choir, Sleeping Beauty and other Disney characters. A Chinese vice premier joined Disney CEO Bob Iger in cutting a red ribbon as the park opened, signaling the ruling party’s …

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Jun 15

US hardware arrives in Cuba to protect Hemingway possessions

HAVANA (AP) — Just before noon outside Ernest Hemingway’s Havana estate, a metallic screech cut through the chirping of tropical birds and the sound of a live band entertaining tourists. An American worker pulled open one door of a 40-foot shipping container. A Cuban worker pulled open the other. Out spilled treasure: box after box …

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Jun 15

Faried back in Morehead

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Former Morehead State star Kenneth Faried has made quite a name for himself in the NBA…and today he returned “home” to give back. Faried put on the shades and scrubs early this morning at Saint Claire Medical Center in Morehead and paid a visit to several children at the hospital…handing out …

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