Daily Archive: April 4, 2018

Apr 04

Freeze Warning tonight, with snow for Saturday morning

Overview:  A FREEZE WARNING is in effect from 12am to 10am Thursday, with morning low temperatures in the mid to upper 20s.  Thursday afternoon will be mostly sunny to partly cloudy, with the chance for a rain to wintry mix and snow from Friday night into early Saturday.  Another chance for a little wintry mix …

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Apr 04

Sanitation workers honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Lexington Mayor Jim Gray declared April 4, 2018 P.R.I.D.E. (People’s Rights In Demanding Equality) Day in the city. It’s in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and Lexington’s Division of Waste Management. A celebration was held Wednesday night, at the waste management center. Throughout the evening, speakers shared their memories …

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Apr 04

Softball Cats run-rule UofL 8-0

LEXINGTON, Ky. – The No. 20 Kentucky softball team used 15 hits in five innings and eight runs to power past the Louisville Cardinals, 8-0 in five innings on Wednesday night. With the win, Kentucky improves to 22-11 overall on the season and has now won two games in a row over in-state foes. The …

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Apr 04

Ohio County man accused of having sex with young girl

HARTFORD, Ky. (WTVQ) – An Ohio County man was arrested at his home Wednesday, accused of having a sexual relationship with a 14-year old girl, according to State Police. Investigators say 33-year old Jonathon Hall, of Hartford, was charged with sodomy, unlawful transaction with a minor and being a persistent felony offender. State Police say …

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Apr 04

Convenience store clerk robbed at knifepoint

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Lexington Police are looking for a man who robbed a convenience store Wednesday afternoon. Investigators say around 5:00 p.m., a man wearing a mask and carrying a knife walked into the Bluegrass Mart on Squires Road, demanded money, got it and ran off. No one was hurt. The post Convenience store clerk …

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Apr 04

UFC officially strips inactive McGregor of 155-pound title

Conor McGregor’s run as UFC lightweight champion is set to end. The long-expected move that McGregor would lose his 155-belt was officially announced by UFC President Dana White at a press conference for Saturday’s pay-per-view card at Barclays Center. McGregor has not fought for UFC since he won the 155-pound title at UFC 205 in …

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Apr 04

Cromwell woman arrested on drug charges

HARTFORD, Ky. (WTVQ) – A Cromwell woman was arrested on drug charges after she ran from the scene of an unrelated incident, according to State Police. Investigators didn’t release any details, but say 44-year old Tammy Hall faces drug trafficking and possession charges along with an unlawful transaction with a minor offense. She was arrested …

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Apr 04

Hartford man charged in child sex crime case

HARTFORD, Ky. (WTVQ) – An Ohio County man was arrested after being accused of having sex with a 15-year old girl, according to State Police. Investigators say 41-year old Brian Hohimer, of Hartford, was charged with rape and sodomy. He was arrested April 2, 2018.  Hohimer was lodged in the Ohio County Detention Center. The …

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Apr 04

Water plant struck by lightning during storm

JACKSON, Ky. (WTVQ)- The Jackson Water Plant in Breathitt County was struck by lightning Tuesday night as storms moved through, temporarily knocking out the plant’s computer system, according to water officials. Repairs have been made, but a boil water advisory was issued for all customers. Affected customers should boil all tap water to be used …

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Apr 04

Lane closure extended for New Circle Road/KY 4 Bridge in Fayette County

– The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, Department of Highways, says that the temporary lane closure is extended for New Circle Road/KY 4 in Fayette County that will impact traffic. The closure is necessary for repairs to be completed for a damaged bridge rail. The lane closure will be Thursday, April 5 from 9a.m.-3p.m. and the inner …

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