Daily Archive: March 18, 2017

Mar 18

Pence calls on conservatives to support GOP health care bill

Ahead of a key vote on Capitol Hill, Vice President Mike Pence called on skeptical Republicans to get behind the GOP health care bill in remarks to conservative donors and members of Congress Saturday night. Speaking at the Club for Growth’s dinner at the Breakers Resort in Palm Beach, Florida, Pence said the new Republican …

Continue reading »

Mar 18

Sweet 16 – semifinals recap

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Alex Risen breaks down the day’s action from Rupp Arena in the video. Recaps from both semifinals are below. LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) – Bowling Green earned a spot in the state championship game for the second time in three years Saturday when Zion Harmon sank a short jumper with 23 seconds …

Continue reading »

Mar 18

North Korea tests newly developed high-thrust rocket engine

North Korea has conducted a ground test of a new type of high-thrust rocket engine that leader Kim Jong Un is calling a revolutionary breakthrough for the country’s space program. Kim attended the test at the Sohae launch site, according to a report Sunday by the Korean Central News Agency, which said the test was …

Continue reading »

Mar 18

Hundreds of tips pour in as cops hunt former teacher accused of kidnapping 15-year-old student

Tennessee authorities are asking for the public’s help in their hunt for a former teacher who allegedly kidnapped a high school freshman, state officials said. Tad Cummins, 50, is accused of kidnapping 15-year-old Elizabeth Thomas on Monday, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said in a press release. Cummins was a teacher at Elizabeth’s school in …

Continue reading »

Mar 18

Man accused of armed robbery of a car, fleeing police

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Ky (WTVQ)- A man is behind bars in Montgomery County after leading police on a multi-county chase Saturday. Gary Thomas faces several charges including robbery, theft of a motor vehicle, and fleeing to elude police. The Montgomery Sheriff’s Office says Thomas stole a vehicle in Rowan County and drove to Montgomery county. Deputies …

Continue reading »

Mar 18

Legendary musician Chuck Berry dead at 90

Chuck Berry, one of the creators of rock and roll, has died, according to police. He was 90. St. Charles County, Missouri, police said they responded to a medical emergency on Buckner Road at approximately 12:40 p.m. Inside the home, first responders found an unresponsive man, but despite immediately administering lifesaving techniques, the 90-year-old man …

Continue reading »

Mar 18

Nine-year-old fighting cancer inspires Versailles community to give blood

VERSAILLES, Ky (WTVQ)- The Versailles community learned a big lesson Saturday from one of its smallest members. The Kentucky Blood Center held a blood drive in honor of nine-year-old Baily Ford. Ford is fighting a type of cancer called Neuroblastoma. She relies on blood, platelet, and plasma transfusions during her treatments. “She’s amazing. She touched …

Continue reading »

Mar 18

Police look for suspects in early morning shooting

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Lexington police are looking for suspects involved in an early morning shooting on Saturday. Police say shots were fired around 3 A.M. at the Pegasus Place Apartments on Larkin Road near Malabu Drive. Officers say they found shell casings in a back parking lot plus damage to cars. No one was hurt. …

Continue reading »

Mar 18

Pitbull attack update

NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ)- We have an update to a story we first brought you Friday. Nicholasville police will file charges against the owner of a pitbull that allegedly attacked a former mayor and killed his dog. This is according to Jessamine County Animal Care and Control. Former Mayor John Martin says the pitbull attacked him and …

Continue reading »

Mar 18

Music world remembers Chuck Berry

Some of the music world’s biggest stars tweeted tonight singing the praises of one of the legends of rock ‘n’ roll, Chuck Berry, who died today at the age of 90. Bruce Springsteen, Ringo Starr, Questlove, Slash, Mick Jagger and others remembered Berry for his guitar style, his lyrics, and his inspiration. The post Music …

Continue reading »

Older posts «