Daily Archive: March 16, 2017

Mar 16

UPDATE: Missing 14-year old girl found safe

LONDON, Ky. (WTVQ) – A missing 14-year old girl in Laurel County was found safe, according to the Laurel County Sheriff’s Office. Katie Nicole Seals, of Lily, went missing March 15, off of Line Creek Road, six miles south of London. No other details about her safe return were released. The post UPDATE: Missing 14-year …

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Mar 16

Sweet 16 – day 2 recap

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Alex Risen breaks down all the action from Rupp Arena in the video.  See highlights from the final four remaining opening round games plus postgame thoughts and more. See scores below as well. Collins 65, Elliott Co. 57 (OT) Cooper 54, Meade Co. 39 Lou. Ballard 69, Taylor Co. 33 Lou. …

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Mar 16

Man, woman and teen scuffle with deputies during drug bust

LONDON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Laurel County Sheriff’s Office says a man, woman and teenaged girl scuffled with deputies during a drug bust Thursday afternoon. Deputies say when they were at Corbin Manor Apartments off of American Greeting Card Road, south of London, they heard what sounded like a domestic violence situation inside one of …

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Mar 16

U.S. officials deny airstrike on al-Qaeda targeted mosque

The U.S. military says an air strike Thursday in northwestern Syria targeted a large gathering of al-Qaeda members meeting in a building across the street from a mosque, but deny that a nearby mosque was hit by the airstrike. A human rights group has alleged that as many as 42 people were killed in an …

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Mar 16

Freeze Warnings in effect for Friday morning with rain Friday afternoon

Overview: A FREEZE WARNING has been issued for Central and Eastern Kentucky through Friday morning. Cold air continues to move into the region overnight, with low temperatures in the mid to upper 20s. Rain chances return for St. Patrick’s Day Friday, and lingers into early Saturday. The first official day of spring is Monday, March …

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Mar 16

Another arrest made in robbery and assault case

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) – A man is arrested in connection to a robbery and assault case. The Kentucky State police say they arrested 24-year-old Cameron Hensley, of Lexington, on Thursday. He is charged with Robbery and Fleeing and Evading. According to authorities, he was involved in an incident on March 13 when troopers responded to …

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Mar 16

Morehead State removes “interim” from Spradlin’s title

MOREHEAD, Ky. – Preston Spradlin, who spent the majority of the 2016-17 season as interim head coach and just concluded his third season with the program, has been named the 14th head men’s basketball coach at Morehead State. “First off, I am so grateful to President Wayne D. Andrews, Brian Hutchinson, and our administration for …

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Mar 16

Rescheduled lane closure for Versailles Road in Fayette County

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – A temporary lane closure is rescheduled for US 60/Versailles Road in Fayette County, according to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet. The outbound left/fast lane on US 60/Versailles Road is scheduled to be closed from the New Circle Road/KY 4 bridge to Viley Road on Monday, March 20, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. to …

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Mar 16

Airport security officer hailed a hero for thwarting man's apparent suicide attempt

A security officer at Los Angeles International Airport is being hailed a hero for stopping an apparently suicidal man from jumping off a pedestrian bridge inside the airport’s international terminal. The incident occurred at around 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Los Angeles airport police told ABC News. John Solis, a 40-year old security officer, was walking …

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Mar 16

KET responds to proposed budget cuts

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Kentucky Educational Television (KET) released a statement in response to proposed federal budget cuts for public broadcasting. Here is the statement in its entirety: We are deeply concerned that funding for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting is eliminated in the proposed federal budget released today. Federal funding is essential to KET …

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