Monthly Archive: July 2016

Jul 21

Grimes slated to speak at DNC in Philadelphia next week

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes will speak to the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia next week. Grimes was one of dozens of speakers added to the agenda on Thursday. The secretary of state is in her second term in office, having narrowly won re-election in November. Grimes gained national …

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Jul 21

Special Olympics basketball camp to hold exhibition game Friday

VERSAILLES, Ky. (WTVQ) – Special Olympics athletes have been brushing up on their basketball skills at a camp in Versailles this week out at WinStar Farm. WinStar agreed to host the camp after a mother with a special needs son found out there wasn’t a camp in the region, and decided to organize one. Athletes …

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Jul 21

Truck attacker in Nice had accomplices, planned fo

PARIS (AP) — The truck driver who killed 84 people on a Nice beachfront had accomplices and appears to have been plotting his attack for months, the Paris prosecutor said Thursday, citing text messages, more than 1,000 phone calls and video of the attack scene on the phone of one of five people facing terror …

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Jul 21

Turkish lawmakers give leader Erdogan sweeping new powers

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey will be able to extend detention times for suspects and issue decrees without parliamentary approval under a three-month state of emergency approved Thursday by lawmakers following last week’s attempted military coup. Parliament voted 346-115 to approve the national state of emergency, which gives sweeping new powers to President Recep Tayyip …

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Jul 21

Power company looks to create solar project in Clark Co.

WINCHESTER, Ky. (WTVQ) – East Kentucky Power Cooperative (EKPC) filed a request on Thursday with the Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) to construct an 8.5-megawatt solar project in Clark County. If approved, the installation will be located next to EKPC’s headquarters facilities, off of Interstate 64 and U.S. 60, about two miles east of Fayette …

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Jul 21

Brazil nabs 10 IS backers in Olympics anti-terror swoop

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Ten Brazilians who pledged allegiance to the Islamic State militant group were arrested Thursday, authorities announced, describing them as “amateurs” who discussed on social media the possibility of staging attacks during next month’s Olympics. Justice Minister Alexandre de Moraes said in the capital, Brasilia, that the 10 were being held …

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Jul 21

Truck attacker in Nice had accomplices, planned for months

PARIS (AP) — The truck driver who killed 84 people on a Nice beachfront had accomplices and appears to have been plotting his attack for months, the Paris prosecutor said Thursday, citing text messages, more than 1,000 phone calls and video of the attack scene on the phone of one of five people facing terror …

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Jul 21

The Latest: Thousands on Istanbul bridge protest coup try

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The latest developments on the situation in Turkey after the failed military coup last week (all times local): 12:05 p.m. Thousands of people have gathered on Istanbul’s Bosporus Bridge to protest Friday’s failed coup attempt. Waiving Turkish flags, the crowds on Thursday night walked across the bridge linking the European and …

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Jul 21

Pets Need Pals – Ace – Woodford Humane Society 7-21

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Marcia Taylor, with the Woodford Humane Society, brings Ace on today’s “Pets Need Pals” segment, and talks about the upcoming Freedom Fest. The post Pets Need Pals – Ace – Woodford Humane Society 7-21 appeared first on ABC 36 News. Brought to you by Automated Marketing .

Jul 21

Concert to Cure Diabetes – Type One of Clark County 7-21

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – It’s a party with a purpose as ABC 36’s Lauren Gawthrop talks to Suzanne Palmer and Chad Burkhart, of Type One Clark County, about their upcoming Concert to Cure Diabetes. The post Concert to Cure Diabetes – Type One of Clark County 7-21 appeared first on ABC 36 News. Brought to …

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