Monthly Archive: June 2018

Jun 30

Laurel County parents accused of abusing 13-month-old

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – Two parents in Laurel County are accused of abusing their 13-month-old. Deputies arrested the couple after an investigation into a social services complaint. 26-year-olds Jessica Sams and Thomas Talllon from Corbin are charged with criminal abuse. According to deputies, the child had infected cigarette burns on her backside. She was …

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Jun 30

One dead in fatal crash on I-75

MADISON COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – One man is dead after a crash on I-75 between Richmond and Lexington. According to the Coroner, Saturday afternoon a tractor-trailer went off the interstate in the northbound lanes and fell down an embankment near mile marker 82. The crash backed up traffic while crews cleaned up. One man tells …

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Jun 30

Lexington PRIDE Festival held downtown

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Emily Young thought there wouldn’t be a better time to pop the question to girlfriend Angie Williams. “I’ve been wanting to propose to her for a while now and I figured PRIDE would probably be the best place to do it,” said Young. They’re just two of the many taking on …

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Jun 30

“It was a surreal moment.”

LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) – Kevin Knox and Shai Gilgeous-Alexander were the two Cats most Solid Blue fans knew would get drafted. The question was, where would Hamidou Diallo and Jarred Vanderbilt end up? Vanderbilt would be drafted by the Orlando Magic and later traded to the Denver Nuggets. What was that moment like for Vanderbilt? …

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Jun 30

“Getting our bodies use to the physical play.”

LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) – You can easily get caught up in the craziness of the NBA Draft and the one-and-done era. One thing people tend forget, these players are young. Kevin Knox was drafted at age 18 and Shai Gilgeous-Alexander is only 19. This means the sky is the limit, right? Are there disadvantages to …

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Jun 30

UKPD working to give every officer bicycle training

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)-The UK Police Department is on its way to ensuring every officer has bicycle training. The department posted a photo Saturday showing the latest group of officers to finish the 40 hour training. One of the instructors, Captain Matlock, said every officer gets the training. It focuses on how to patrol using a …

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Jun 30

Frankfort PD hope to catch speeders in one neighborhood

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ)- Police in Frankfort are hoping to catch speeders in several areas where people have complained about drivers breaking the rules. Officers set up a speed sign on TatatoTrail in a neighborhood near Lakeview Park. Police say it’s important to be extra alert right now about speeding since school is out and a …

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Jun 30

Hot and humid holiday week

The heat and humidity continues. It’s been a great day to head to the pool with temperatures in the upper 80s and low 90s and feels like temperatures between 95 to 100 degrees. We’ll stay dry through the rest of the evening and overnight with mostly clear skies and temperatures in the low to mid …

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Jun 30

So Yeon Ryu takes 3-stroke lead in KPMG Women's PGA

So Yeon Ryu broke away on the closing holes Saturday at Kemper Lakes to take a three-stroke lead in the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship. The 28-year-old South Korean star birdied the 14th and 15th holes to jump ahead of Canadian Brooke Henderson and finished with a birdie on 18. She shot a 5-under 67 on …

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Jun 30

So much is different for Andy Murray at Wimbledon this time

Everything’s changed for Andy Murray at Wimbledon this time. A two-time champion at the All England Club, he’s not really considered a serious title contender — by himself or by anyone else, for that matter. He is not as prepared as usual as the grass-court Grand Slam tournament’s Monday start approaches, having played a total …

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