Daily Archive: June 6, 2018

Jun 06

Council to vote on giving free photo IDs to homeless

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Lexington City Council could vote in the near future on a grant that would set aside $6,000 to give state issued personal ID cards to people experiencing homelessness. “It would be the first step to getting back on our feet,” says Debbie Knight. Knight now stays and works at the Catholic …

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Jun 06

AP source: 2 Eagles planned WH visit; decisions individual

Eagles players and officials made individual decisions to not go to the White House for a scheduled celebration of their Super Bowl title, leaving two players actually planning to make the trip to Washington before the visit was canceled by President Donald Trump, according to players and a person familiar with the arrangements. The person …

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Jun 06

“It feels like less pressure.”

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The start is key.  With a quarter horse background, trainer Bob Baffert says his horses are ready to break well. That doesn’t always happen, but with Mike Smith aboard, Baffert feels comfortable Justify will break just fine Saturday in the Belmont with the Triple Crown on the line. After winning it …

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Jun 06

“They have to show up.”

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Justify will vie for the Triple Crown Saturday in the Belmont Stakes and do so as the heavy favorite…arriving Wednesday in New York. The dual classic winner will open the morning line at 4-5 for trainer Bob Baffert who has been in this exact position now a total of 5 times. …

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Jun 06

The People’s Horse

NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) – With the Triple Crown on the line in Saturday’s Belmont Stakes, Justify will no doubt be the people’s horse on the track in New York. But at Taylor Made back home here in Kentucky, this weekend, the people’s horse will be…well, The People’s Horse. “A horse provides hope for people.” – …

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Jun 06

Comfortable today, but not so much tomorrow

Temperatures topped out in the upper 70s with a few low 80s this afternoon with plenty of sunshine. Tonight we will see mostly clear skies with temperatures in the mid 50s.  It will start to feel slightly muggier Thursday with highs in the mid 80s. There is a slight chance for showers/storms Thursday afternoon, but …

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Jun 06

Rendon has 4 hits, Nationals pound Rays 11-2

Anthony Rendon had four hits and drove in three runs, Tanner Roark pitched six innings and the Washington Nationals routed the Tampa Bay Rays 11-2 on Wednesday to sweep the two-game series. Michael A. Taylor had three hits and three RBIs, while Trea Turner and Juan Soto had two hits each for Washington, which has …

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Jun 06

High-speed chase leads to arrest of Covington man

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – A deputy was injured during a high-speed chase that started in Laurel County Wednesday morning. The Laurel County Sheriff’s Office says a deputy noticed a Ford Explorer traveling 80 miles-per-hour in a 55 mile-per-hour speed zone on KY 80 in London. The deputy tried to pull over the vehicle but …

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Jun 06

Coroner says he needs more employees to help deal with all the overdose deaths

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- How bad is Kentucky’s overdose problem? So bad, the Fayette County coroner wants another deputy coroner hired just to handle the problem. The Fayette County coroner says the workload for him and his deputies has increased exponentially over the past decade and he says it is directly related to the opioid epidemic.” “It …

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Jun 06

Wilmore police: Traffic stop nets more than 2 pounds of cocaine

WILMORE, Ky. (WTVQ) – Wilmore police seized a large amount of cocaine during a traffic stop on Tuesday. Police say they stopped a vehicle around 4:30 p.m. and discovered 2.6 pounds of cocaine and $1,400 in cash in the car. Officers then served a search warrant at 802 Woodspointe Way in Wilmore and say they …

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