Daily Archive: March 21, 2017

Mar 21

Cause of 8-alarm fire in Kansas deemed accidental

An eight-alarm fire that injured three firefighters and destroyed multiple homes in Kansas this week was ruled an accident on Tuesday, according to emergency officials said. Investigators believe the fire, which began at an unoccupied apartment complex in Overland Park, Kansas on Monday, was accidentally ignited by a welder working onsite, the Overland Park Fire …

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Mar 21

Trump, ACLU make unusual allies supporting Virginia mosque

The rejection of a sewage permit in rural Virginia has made unlikely allies of the Trump administration and the American Civil Liberties Union, which both allege that a county board discriminated against Muslims trying to build a new mosque. A federal judge in Charlottesville is scheduled to hear pretrial arguments Wednesday in the lawsuit, which …

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Mar 21

North Korea conducts failed missile launch

North Korea fired a test missile Wednesday morning, but the launch failed, U.S. and South Korean officials have confirmed. “U.S. Pacific Command detected what we assess was a failed North Korean missile launch attempt the morning of March 22 in Korea (12:49 PM Hawaii-time,) in the vicinity of Kalma,” said Commander David Benham, a spokesman …

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Mar 21

UK teaches ways to “party smart” before NCAA celebrations

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- As the Cats continue preparing for the Sweet Sixteen, so too are the students and staff on campus. As part of those preparations, students are learning how to host safe parties. The goal is to keep students safe. It could help manage dangerous riots from years past after wins, or losses. Now, …

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Mar 21

Freeze Warning into early Wednesday for Northern Kentucky

Overview: A FREEZE WARNING has been issued for Northern Kentucky, mainly north of I-64 overnight into Wednesday morning. Overnight low temperatures are expected to be in the upper 20 to lower 30s. Mostly sunny skies return for Wednesday, with a cool afternoon high temperature of 50 degrees. A warming trend returns Thursday into the weekend, …

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Mar 21

Teacher researched 'teen marriage' before kidnapping: police

A former teacher accused of kidnapping his 15-year-old student researched “teen marriage” online eight days before he allegedly abducted the girl, authorities said today. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said the suspect, Tad Cummins, 50, also did online research about his car “to determine if certain features could be tracked by law enforcement.” Cummins is …

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Mar 21

LPD: Car runs red light, flips, hits house; DUI suspected

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Lexington Police are investigating a crash as a possible DUI that left two people injured, a car on its roof and the front of a house damaged. It happened Tuesday around 8:00 p.m. on Winburn Drive. Investigators say the driver of a car on Radcliffe Road ran a red light at …

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Mar 21

WATCH: Arizona border town describes impact of Trump's wall

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Mar 21

Former FBI agent: Few leads in missing student, teacher case troubling

As authorities hunt for a former Tennessee teacher accused of kidnapping his 15-year-old student, one former FBI agent explains the potential avenues police may be exploring as the investigation intensifies. Tad Cummins, 50, is accused of kidnapping 15-year-old Elizabeth Thomas on March 13, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said. Cummins is also accused of having …

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Mar 21

KSP: Toddler dies in accidental shooting

ROBERTSON COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – A four-year boy died Tuesday in what appears to be an accidental shooting in Robertson County, according to State Police. When Troopers arrived on the scene Tuesday morning they found the toddler suffering from a single gunshot wound. The child was rushed to a hospital in Mason County where he …

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