Daily Archive: June 20, 2016

Jun 20

In need of some attention

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The track at Kentucky Speedway is repaved and updated for better or worse if you ask the drivers. But even those who liked the character in Sparta, knew there were some problems beyond the bumps that needed attention. Think about the rain delays a few years back, for example. Kyle Busch …

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Jun 20

“You need grown men to win at a high level.”

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)  – Mark Stoops will be down at the SEC media days next month, where he will go through the car wash of usual questions asked to the head coach at UK. Is Kentucky going to be improved?  Will the Wildcats be competitive in the SEC? Can UK win?  If so, how? The …

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Jun 20

Keeneland’s Fall Meet schedule released

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) -Keeneland will offer 17 graded stakes worth $5.275 million during its 2016 Fall Meet, to be held Oct. 7-29, which kicks off with nine graded stakes presented as part of the track’s prestigious Fall Stars Weekend. Eight Fall Meet stakes are Breeders’ Cup Challenge “Win and You’re In” events with winners automatically …

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Jun 20

Stoops weighs in on “elite” secondary

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The UK football program has taken a hit in the eyes of many in the recruiting world the past few weeks. As the decommitments just keep rolling in one after another. But there’s some good news for Solid Blue fans too.  The secondary in Lexington is really taking shape. Perhaps it’s …

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Jun 20

UPDATE: Laurel Golden Alert Cancelled

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- The Laurel County Sheriff’s Office says a Golden Alert has been cancelled. Deputies were looking for 59-year-old Denver King of Lily. They say he has mental health problems. The sheriff’s office says he was found safe Monday night. The post UPDATE: Laurel Golden Alert Cancelled appeared first on ABC 36 News. …

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Jun 20

PD: Lexington Jimmy John’s restaurant robbed

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Police say a Lexington Jimmy John’s sandwich shop was robbed Monday. Officers say it happened around 6:00pm on Waller Avenue. They say two men walked in, demanded cash and got it before taking off. Police are still looking for the suspects. The post PD: Lexington Jimmy John’s restaurant robbed appeared first on …

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Jun 20

UPDATE: Victim’s names released in Frankfort double shooting

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ/AP) – The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the fatal shootings of two women. Sheriff Pat Melton told news outlets that a relative of one woman found the victims’ bodies on Friday after going to a home just outside Frankfort to check on things after not being able to reach anyone. …

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Jun 20

Scattered rain and storms possible for Tuesday

Overview: Warm and muggy conditions will be around for our work week, with the chance for scattered rain showers and thunderstorms. Strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible for parts of Central and Eastern Kentucky Tuesday through Thursday. The hot temperatures continue into the weekend, with partly cloudy skies and isolated storms possible. TONIGHT: Partly …

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Jun 20

Frankfort man arrested after hotel standoff

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) – Police in Frankfort say they have arrested a man after a standoff at the Bluegrass Inn. Officers say that an investigation into two shootings on Saturday produced a “person of interest” – 27-year-old Harrison “Blake” Armstrong, of Frankfort.  As they continued investigating, officers determined that Armstrong had outstanding warrants from Frankfort …

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Jun 20

GOLDEN ALERT: Laurel Co. Sheriff searching for missing man

LONDON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Laurel Co. Sheriff is searching for 59-year-old Denver King, who is believed to be headed to Tennessee from Old State Road in Lily. The Sheriff says King may be driving on I-75 in a 2008 maroon-colored F-250 Ford pickup. The Sheriff says King has mental issues.  He is described as …

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