Daily Archive: April 3, 2018

Apr 03

Traffic Alert: Overturned semi snarls I-75 traffic in Scott County

GEORGETOWN, Ky. (WTVQ) – An overturned semi that lost its load temporarily closed all lanes of I-75 in both directions in Scott County late Tuesday night, according to State Police. The accident happened near the Toyota plant. As of 11:43 p.m., two southbound lanes and one northbound lane were open, but traffic was still moving …

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Apr 03

Severe weather safety tips

Today is the 44th anniversary of the second largest tornado outbreak in the US. According to the National Weather Service, in 1974, 148 tornadoes ripped through the Midwest, hitting several spots in the Bluegrass. The tornadoes killed 71 Kentuckians and took a total of 315 lives. Lexington Emergency Management has advice for dealing with severe …

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Apr 03

Bat Cats beat UofL 8-5

LEXINGTON, Ky. – In front of a regular-season record crowd, No. 9 Kentucky took advantage of its opportunities and scored an 8-5 win over No. 21 Louisville, sending the 4,798 fans at Cliff Hagan Stadium home happy. The record-breaking crowd marked the fifth time in the past two seasons UK has set a new attendance …

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Apr 03

London man arrested for animal cruelty

LONDON, Ky. (WTVQ)-32-year old Jessie Jones, of London, was arrested Tuesday and charged with cruelty to animals. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies say they received an animal neglect call on Keavy Road.  Deputies say when they arrived, they found two dogs tied outside a camper with no food or water. Investigators say the dogs appeared malnourished …

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Apr 03

Tornado Watch in effect until 1 am Wednesday

Overview:  A TORNADO WATCH is in effect now through 1am Wednesday. A strong cold front will move across Kentucky tonight, with a line of severe storms likely to develop.  The main severe weather threats tonight, will be damaging winds, heavy rainfall, hail, and isolated tornadoes.  Colder weather develops on Wednesday, with mid 40s and the …

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Apr 03

Villanova goes from dominant to dynasty with NCAA title romp

Villanova players flash their fingers in a “V” symbol to celebrate big wins. For coach Jay Wright, that’s a finger for every national championship ring. Already cemented as a dominant program in college basketball, the Wildcats are flirting with putting their names on a more opulent D-list: dynasty. The Wildcats’ romp through the NCAA Tournament …

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Apr 03

“That’s a joke.”

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Saturday scrimmage for the football Cats was not a good one offensively. OC Eddie Gran made that abundantly clear Tuesday. 7 pre-snap penalties.  That’s not good.  The offensive line and wide receivers were at fault. It’s fixable, but also more frustrating because of that. While there’s bad in the past, …

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Apr 03

Tax reform to impact businesses

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Monday night, the House passed House Bill 366 on tax reform. If signed by the governor, services not taxed now, will be. Do you need to take your car to a mechanic? Soon, tax reform could make that more expensive. Right now, only parts for your vehicle are taxed, labor isn’t. …

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Apr 03

Washington declares for NBA Draft

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky men’s basketball freshman forward PJ Washington announced Tuesday that he plans to submit his name for the 2018 NBA Draft but will not hire an agent. So long as Washington does not hire an agent, he will have until May 30 (10 days after the NBA Draft Combine) to make a …

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Apr 03

State, city police investigating Kentucky inmate death

PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) – An inmate’s death shortly after his arrest for public intoxication has prompted a Kentucky police department to conduct an internal review. The Paducah Sun reports that Kentucky State Police are also investigating the death of 33-year-old Joshua Fuson, who was found unresponsive at the McCracken County Jail on March 25 and …

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