Daily Archive: April 16, 2018

Apr 16

Bat Cats head to Louisville Tuesday

  LEXINGTON, Ky. – No. 6 Kentucky’s road trip will come to an end Tuesday night in Louisville as the Wildcats seek to build on the momentum generated by winning a series at No. 18 Georgia over the weekend. The Bulldogs had been 17-2 at home this season before the Cats arrived and grabbed two …

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Apr 16

Arizona lawmaker expelled for harassment files $1.3M claim

PHOENIX (AP) — A former Arizona representative who became the first state lawmaker expelled for sexual misconduct since the #MeToo movement swept the nation filed a $1.3 million claim Monday against the House speaker and Gov. Doug Ducey’s chief of staff. The claim filed by former Rep. Don Shooter as a precursor to a lawsuit …

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Apr 16

Police: 2 targeted in deadly shooting at Vegas casino picnic

AP Photo/Uncredited LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police were searching Monday for a man accused of opening fire on a picnic for a group of employees of a Las Vegas Strip casino-resort, killing a woman and critically injuring a man this weekend in what investigators called workplace violence. Authorities say Anthony Wrobel walked up to a …

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Apr 16

Colorado teachers rally at Capitol for school funding

AP Photo/David Zalubowski DENVER (AP) — Hundreds of public school teachers swarmed the Colorado state Capitol on Monday, shuttering one suburban Denver school district to demand better salaries, as lawmakers were set to debate a pension reform measure that would cut retirement benefits and take-home pay. With the demonstrations, Colorado educators join peers in West …

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Apr 16

Shear Power! Bryce Harper breaks bat in two on long home run

This was shear power by Bryce Harper. In a startling display, the Washington Nationals slugger broke his bat into two pieces, yet still hit a long home run Monday night against the New York Mets. Harper’s bat shattered just above his hands, and the barrel helicoptered into the high, protective netting behind home plate on …

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Apr 16

AP Exclusive: Morocco World Cup bid masks homosexuality ban

A FIFA task force arrived in Morocco on Monday to inspect a World Cup bid that obscures one potential impediment to hosting the 2026 soccer showpiece: Homosexuality is a criminal offense in the north African country. An Associated Press review of 483 pages of documents submitted to FIFA found Morocco failed to declare its anti-LGBT …

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Apr 16

Robert Durst faces photos of slain friend in life, in death

AP Photo/Jae C. Hong LOS ANGELES (AP) — A black-and-white photo beamed on a courtroom wall Monday provided a stark reminder of how much had changed in Robert Durst’s life over three decades. The photo dating to at least the early 1980s showed the New York real estate heir’s grinning best friend, Susan Berman, flanked …

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Apr 16

2018 Pulitzer winners and finalists in journalism and arts

NEW YORK (AP) — The 2017 Pulitzer Prize winners and finalists: JOURNALISM Public Service The New York Times and The New Yorker for stories about disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein and other powerful men who have been accused of sexual harassment and abuse. The citation notes the reporting by the Times’ Jodi Kantor and Megan …

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Apr 16

KSP Post 15 to conduct checkpoints

Columbia, Ky. (WTVQ) – Kentucky State Police, Post 15 says they will be conducting safety traffic checkpoints in the Post 15 area. Deputies say the area includes Washington, Marion, Taylor, Green, Casey, Russell, Adair, Metcalfe, Monroe, Clinton and Cumberland. Troopers will be checking for impaired drivers, children that are not properly restrained in child safety seats …

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Apr 16

Injury collision in Clinton Co.

Albany, Ky. (WTVQ) – Trooper Alan Shirley is investigating a collision that occurred on Friday, April 13 around 8 p.m. CST on KY 1266, 7 miles north of Albany. Officers say 53-year-old Lloyd Glover, of Albany, was driving westbound in a 2016 Dodge when he lost control of the vehicle in a curve, went off the road and …

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