Daily Archive: June 29, 2016

Jun 29

Comment on Fundraiser set up for family of Versailles Road crash victims by SunuvaMonkeySpank

http://www.lex18.com/story/29773676/lex-18-investigates-versailles-road Lexington Officials know Versailles Rd is a death machine cranking out over 100 crashes per year. City should be sued into oblivion. Apparently, the pain of paying to fix the road has not yet been outweighed by lawsuits. Can you say, “CLASS ACTION?!!” Brought to you by Automated Marketing .

Jun 29

Hospital: Israeli girl, 13, dies after Palestinian stabbing

JERUSALEM (AP) — A Palestinian stabbed an Israeli teenager to death in her bedroom in the West Bank early Thursday before he was shot dead, the Israeli army and a Jerusalem hospital said. The victim in the attack in the West Bank settlement of Kiryat Arba was Hallel Yaffa Ariel, 13, according to a spokeswoman …

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Jun 29

The Latest: French FM says no to EU deal with Scotland

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain’s vote to leave the European Uniohn (all times local): 9 a.m. France’s foreign minister says the EU should not negotiate eventual membership with Scotland while it is a member of the United Kingdom. Ayrault said Thursday on France-2 television that “Europe should in no case contribute to the …

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Jun 29

Hope and fear as combative president takes over Philippines

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Rodrigo Duterte was sworn in Thursday as president of the Philippines, with many hoping his maverick style will energize the country but others fearing he could undercut one of Asia’s liveliest democracies amid his threats to kill criminals en masse. The 71-year-old former prosecutor and longtime mayor of southern Davao city …

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Jun 29

Remembering Rev. Wayne Smith; Dead at 87

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)-Monte Wilkinson says, “You know I wasn’t surprised because Wayne’s health had not been great.” For Monte, Lead Minister of Northeast Christian Church, the passing of Reverend Wayne Smith is bittersweet. “You know you’re always still sad because he was a person that had a tremendous amount of impact in my life. So …

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Jun 29

Report: Turkish raids target Islamic state group suspects

ISTANBUL (AP) — Police in Istanbul conducted a series raids in the city targeting Islamic State suspects, the state-run news agency reported Thursday, following the gunfire and suicide bomb attack at Ataturk Airport which killed 42 people. Anadolu Agency said police searched several addresses in Istanbul’s Pendik, Basaksehir and Sultanbeyli neighborhoods but it was not …

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Jun 29

Mostly sunny, warm and pleasant for Thursday

Overview: Cooler and less humid air will be around for the next few days, before more rain chances return for the 4th of July weekend. Tonight will be mostly clear and cool with low temperatures in the upper 50s to near 60 degrees. Mostly sunny to partly cloudy skies continue for Thursday and Friday, with …

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Jun 29

LPD: Robber apologized to Chuck E. Cheese workers

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Lexington police say the man who tried to rob Chuck E. Cheese Wednesday afternoon apologized to employees and started to cry. Investigators are still looking for the suspect. They say he had been at the business in the Woodhill Shopping Center earlier in the day and asked for a job application. According …

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Jun 29

The past is the past

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Quaker State 400 is nearing the one week away mark. July 9th will be rockin’ up in Sparta, but not quite as bumpy as before. How much can the drivers still take into Kentucky Speedway from past races there headed into the newly repaved surface for the first time? Hear …

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Jun 29

Murray introduced in Mile High City

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Jamal Murray was introduced alongside his newest teammates Wednesday in Denver. The Nuggets rolled out the red carpet for their draft picks from last week. As for the former Cat, is he already feeling the love in the Mile High City? Check out the video for more. The post Murray introduced …

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