Daily Archive: April 25, 2018

Apr 25

Fatal collision on KY 738 in Clinton Co.

ALBANY, Ky. (WTVQ)- Kentucky State Police responded to a single car collision that resulted in a fatality on KY 738, four miles west of Albany around 7:30 a.m. Wednesday morning. Investigators say that 16-year-old Breonna Groce of Albany was driving a 1997 Chevrolet traveling east on KY 738 when she dropped off the right side …

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Apr 25

Judge denies request to remove AG from pension challenge

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – A judge has denied a request to have Kentucky’s attorney general disqualified from taking part in a lawsuit challenging a new law making changes to the state’s pension system. Media reports say Franklin County Circuit Judge Phillip Shepherd on Wednesday turned down the request by Gov. Matt Bevin’s attorneys to disqualify …

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Apr 25

Closure scheduled for Two Mile Road/KY 1923 in Clark Co.

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says that a temporary closure is rescheduled for Two Mile Road/KY 1923 in Clark County. The closure is necessary for cross drain replacement operations. KYTC says Two Mile Road in Clark County will be closed from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. Tuesday May 1 and Wednesday May …

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Apr 25

Former Lexington resident sentenced to 41 months for theft from pension plans

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)– A former Lexington resident will serve 41 months in prison for pension plan theft and money laundering. 65-year-old George S. Hofmeister, was sentenced Wednesday to 41 months in federal prison, by Chief United States District Judge Karen K. Caldwell. The Department of Justice says Hofmeister previously admitted that he embezzled money from …

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Apr 25

Lawyers say others were hurt in Copperfield illusion show

AP Photo/John Locher LAS VEGAS (AP) — Lawyers for a British tourist who claims he was badly hurt taking part in an illusion by Las Vegas Strip headliner David Copperfield told a judge on Wednesday that they’ve found three other people who were injured in Copperfield shows over the years. The three women came forward …

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Apr 25

The Latest: Bush out of ICU, alert and doctors pleased

AP Photo/David J. Phillip HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the health of former President George H.W. Bush. (all times local): 2:15 p.m. A family spokesman says former President George H.W. Bush is out of intensive care after being hospitalized a day after his wife’s funeral. Spokesman Jim McGrath said Wednesday that the 93-year-old former …

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Apr 25

1 killed, trooper injured helping dogs on interstate

CAMPBELLSBURG, Ky. (AP) – Authorities in Kentucky say one person was killed and one trooper was critically injured in a crash as they tried to corral loose dogs. Kentucky State Trooper Steven Dykes tells news outlets that Trooper Mickey Gonterman was called to an overpass on Interstate 71 for a report of loose dogs on …

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Apr 25

UPDATE: Todds Road still closed due to water main break

UPDATE: LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says Todds Road is still closed between McFarland Lane and Kavenaugh Lane due to a water main break. KYTC says utility crews are making repairs but there is no estimate on when Todds Road will reopen. Drivers should avoid the area if possible and can detour onto …

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Apr 25

10th Anniversary Horses and Hope Pink Day April 26

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Plan on wearing pink for one of the final days of the Keeneland spring meet. On Thursday, April 26th, all fans are encouraged to wear pink to the races for the 10th Anniversary Horses and Hope Pink Day. The event aims to increase breast cancer awareness, education and treatment, and provide other …

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Apr 25

Georgetown Police receive complaints about local business

GEORGETOWN, Ky. (WTVQ) — Georgetown Police say they have received several complaints about a local business. Complaints are stating the business is selling t-shirts and monograms but are not delivering the product after customers pay, according to police. Authorities say if you are a victim of this to contact the Georgetown Police Department at (502) 863-7826. …

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