Daily Archive: July 5, 2016

Jul 05

EgyptAir pilots tried to put out fire in doomed plane

CAIRO (AP) — Pilots tried to extinguish a fire on board the EgyptAir flight that crashed into the Mediterranean Sea in May, Egyptian investigators said Tuesday after analyzing a recovered cockpit voice recorder. The recordings were consistent with data previously recovered from the plane’s wreckage that showed heat, fire, and smoke around a bathroom and …

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Jul 05

Lyles tops Young, but Boston beats Utah

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Trey Lyles scored a game-high 26 points and snagged 11 rebounds in Utah’s 89-82 loss to Boston Tuesday night. It was Lyles’ second straight double-double in the Utah summer league.  He’s the only player to record back-to-back double-doubles to open up the Utah league. Fellow former Cat James Young dropped 17 …

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Jul 05

Lexington woman’s dog accidentally euthanized

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Have you ever had a lost pet? A Lexington woman lost her dog, only to find out, it later died. “Why would you kill a perfectly healthy dog?” says Vanessa Kyle. Kyle was many questions after finding out her 3-year-old dog, Drake, was put down. “How could you all put my …

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Jul 05

More rain and storms possible for Wednesday

Overview: Scattered rain showers and thunderstorms will be possible this evening, with only spotty rain expected overnight, with the chance for patchy fog. Overnight low temperatures will be around 72 degrees. Wednesday will be warm and muggy, with a high temperature of 88 degrees, and the chance for more scattered rain and thunderstorms, especially late …

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Jul 05

Friend says suspect and US student scuffled after a robbery

ROME (AP) — Rome police detained a homeless man on suspicion he pushed a 19-year-old American student into the Tiber River after a fight, as details emerged about Beau Solomon’s final hours in the thick of Rome’s summertime nightlife. Police took suspect Massimo Galioto, 40, into custody Tuesday, saying he was “seriously suspected of aggravated …

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Jul 05

Benefit concert helps music video producer after shooting

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- There was good music for a good cause Tuesday night in Lexington. Musicians gathered at Willie’s Locally-Known restaurant on Southland Drive to raise money for Coleman Saunders. Police say three men robbed Saunders on June 26th at Limestone and Seventh. And investigators say one of the suspects shot him. Organizers say the …

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Jul 05

Mega Millions jackpot reaches $454 million

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP/WTVQ) – The Mega Millions jackpot has reached an estimated $454 million ahead of Tuesday night’s drawing, making it potentially the 7th largest lottery jackpot in U.S. history. It’s been growing for nearly four months. Tuesday evening could mark the 34th time the jackpot has rolled without a winner. You can see …

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Jul 05

Road closure in Madison County for slide repairs

RICHMOND, Ky. (WTVQ) – In order to make repairs from a previous slide, KY 1617 in Madison County is scheduled to be closed beginning Wednesday, July 6 through July 20, according to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet. The slide repair work is at mile point 0.7 near the Madison-Rockcastle line. Motorists can use US 25 as …

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Jul 05

Traffic Alert: Shoulder closure on Clay’s Ferry Bridge/ I-75

LEXINGTON, Ky. (KYTC) – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet advises motorists of a shoulder closure on the Clays Ferry Bridge (mile point 97.8) on Interstate 75 northbound is scheduled for Wednesday, July 6 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., EDT. The closure is necessary to allow crews to perform drain cleaning. Motorists are reminded to approach …

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Jul 05

EKU men’s hoops welcomes new faces

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The EKU men’s hoops program is back at work in Richmond. We caught up with the Colonels today to talk about the new crop of faces, and the future, headed into next season and beyond. Plus, even though it’s early, the one thing the new guys know for sure. Hear from …

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