Daily Archive: March 7, 2017

Mar 07

HS Hoops highlights & scores (12th region boys’ finals)

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Alex Risen breaks down Pulaski County’s 69-55 victory over Mercer County in the video. The Maroons will meet up with Scott County next Wednesday night on day one of the Sweet 16 at Rupp Arena at 8 o’clock. The post HS Hoops highlights & scores (12th region boys’ finals) appeared first …

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Mar 07

Sunny and mild for Wednesday and Thursday, with weekend snow chances

Overview: Mostly sunny skies return for Wednesday and Thursday, with high temperatures between 60 and 65 degrees. Rain showers return for Friday, with a wintry mix to snow possible Saturday into Sunday. Friday high temperatures will be in the upper 40s, with mid to upper 30s this weekend. TONIGHT: Rain showers will come to an …

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Mar 07

WATCH: Mississippi train collision leaves dozens injured and at least 4 dead

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Mar 07

Hawaii plans to amend lawsuit to fight revised travel ban

Hawaii is planning a challenge to President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban. A motion filed in federal court on Tuesday in Honolulu says the state wants to amend its existing lawsuit challenging Trump’s previous order. The new order bars new visas for people from six Muslim-majority countries and temporarily shuts down America’s refugee program, affecting …

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Mar 07

WikiLeaks docs allege CIA can hack smartphones, and expose Frankfurt listening post

WikiLeaks released Tuesday what the whistleblower group claimed were thousands of secret CIA files showing how U.S. spies hack smartphones, as well as exposing a major secret listening post in Germany. The Office of the Director of National Intelligence declined to comment, and the CIA in a statement would not say whether the files are …

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Mar 07

What we learned from the first State Department briefing

After 46 days and heavy criticism, the Trump administration held its first State Department briefing today and the department pushed back on the notion that it’s been diminished in the administration. Acting spokesperson Mark Toner, a career foreign service officer, who may be replaced by the new Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, took the podium …

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Mar 07

Storm damage reports still coming in from Estill County

IRVINE, Ky. (WTVQ) – New storm damage reports are still coming in from Estill County a week after the storms ripped through the area. The latest statistics from Emergency Management show 21 homes destroyed and 201 damaged. The Donation Drop-Off Center is in need of disposable plates, bowls, cups, forks and spoons. Totes and tarp’s …

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Mar 07

UPDATE: Arrests made in gas station robberies in Lexington

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Two men have been charged in connection to two gas station robberies last week in Lexington, according to police. Investigators say 48-year old Mark Furman is charged with the robberies and 28-year old Jeremiah Arnold is accused of being Furman’s accomplice. Police say Furman walked into a Shell station on Nichols …

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Mar 07

LCSO: Man shows up for court under the influence, carrying marijuana

LONDON, Ky. (WTVQ) – A man showed up to court in London Tuesday afternoon under the influence and carrying marijuana and unopened Suboxone packages, according to the Laurel County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies say 41-year old Tommy Miller, of East Bernstadt, admitted he had smoked marijuana before coming to Laurel District Court. Investigators say when Miller …

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Mar 07

House OKs bill targeting Planned Parenthood in Kentucky

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky lawmakers have voted to send a message to Planned Parenthood. The state House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved a bill on Tuesday that would put Planned Parenthood at the end of the line for receiving federal family planning funds. The bill now heads back to the state Senate, who could then …

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