Daily Archive: April 14, 2018

Apr 14

Teachers and lawmakers react to Bevin’s comments

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) – Governor Matt Bevin is making national headlines for comments about teachers Friday that some are calling “spiteful” and “disgusting”. Friday, thousands of teachers were in Frankfort advocating for full funding of public education as lawmakers reversed the Governor’s vetoes on a tax and budget bill. At the end of the day, …

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Apr 14

“It does give you a little bit more drive.”

RICHMOND, Ky (WTVQ) – The EKU Colonels struggled last season ending their 2017 campaign 4-7. Five of those losses were to OVC opponents. One positive from the season was L.J. Scott. Scott was named Second Team All-OVC Kick Returner and was also named to the All-OVC Newcomer Team as a Kick Returner and Running Back. …

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Apr 14

“We gotta stay hungry.”

LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) – Bad news Solid Blue fans, there’s no football until September. With spring ball now in the books, the next time you’ll see the Wildcat football team in action will be on September 1 for their season opener against Central Michigan. So how did the Cats do this spring? Check out the …

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Apr 14

Police chief: Officers did nothing wrong in Starbucks arrest

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia’s police commissioner on Saturday defended officers who arrested two black men at a Starbucks, prompting accusations of racism on social media, concern from the mayor and an apology from the company. Videos posted online show officers handcuffing the men in the downtown establishment on Thursday. A white man in the video …

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Apr 14

Man robbed at gunpoint for his phone

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- In Lexington, a man says two robbers took his cell phone Saturday morning and hit him with a gun. Police say around 4 AM the man’s car broke down on Codell Drive near the Double Tree Suites on Richmond Road. As he waited for help, two men came up to him with a …

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Apr 14

Another hep A case in Louisville

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ)-If you’ve eaten at the Louisville Applebee’s on Dixie Highway recently, listen up. The health department says an employee there has been diagnosed with hepatitis A. According to the department, if you ate there between March 23rd and April 12 you should get a hep A vaccine. Applebee’s owners in Kentucky and surrounding …

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Apr 14

A missing man’s body is found in Knox County

KNOX COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)-State police have confirmed a body found in Knox County is that of a man missing from Bell County. According to troopers, kayakers on the Cumberland River found 42-year-old Johnny Carnes body Thursday night. Carnes has been missing from Pineville since early February. State police say it seems Carnes drowned; they don’t …

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Apr 14

A man is dead after his car sinks in a pond

FLORENCE, Ky. (WTVQ)- A driver in Boone County died late Friday night when his car sunk in a pond. Deputies say the driver, 50-year-old Bryan Hammon from Florence, drove into the pond just before 11 PM off Mount Zion Road in Union. They’re still investigating why. The post A man is dead after his car sinks …

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Apr 14

Storm blasts central US with snow, ice and wind, killing 3

AP Photo/Steve Karnowski MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A storm system stretching from the Gulf Coast to the Great Lakes has buffeted the central U.S. with heavy snow, winds, rain and hail, forcing flight cancellations, creating treacherous road conditions and killing at least three people, including a sleeping 2-year-old Louisiana girl. In the Upper Midwest, the early …

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Apr 14

Predators take 2-0 lead after holding off Avalanche 5-4

Ryan Hartman got a bit nervous with the puck so close to the empty net after a shot by P.K. Subban. The Nashville forward wound up with not only the first playoff goal of his career but the winner with 1:09 left as the Predators held off the Colorado Avalanche 5-4 Saturday for a 2-0 …

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