Daily Archive: June 8, 2018

Jun 08

BJ Armstrong: Everything new is old, everything LeBron is MJ

Note: While many NBA fans have said if LeBron James’ supporting cast did more, the Cavs would be more competitive. BJ Armstrong, a former member of Jordan’s supporting cast, shares his perspective. Armstrong says everything new is old, everything LeBron is Jordan. His take on James and the Cavaliers: ——— The NBA Finals are giving …

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Jun 08

The heat and humidity continues with weekend storms

It has been a hot and humid day with temperatures in the upper 80s and around 90 degrees. We’ve seen plenty of sunshine at least. Isolated shower and storm activity could pop up this afternoon and early evening because of the heat and humidity, but chances are on the lower end of the scale.  Rain …

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Jun 08

Stanley Cup winner Alex Ovechkin may just be getting started

It sure looked as if Alex Ovechkin was slowing down, at least by his standards. This time a year ago, Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals were limping away from another early playoff exit. His 16 even-strength goals in the regular season tied for the lowest of his career. Injuries limited him to five goals in …

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Jun 08

$10 million renovation is planned for a Lexington senior apartment building

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- The Lexington Housing Authority is putting more than $10 million towards a renovation of one of its high-rise apartment buildings for seniors. Mary Moore says she’s lived in the Ballard apartments for more than a decade. “I know it’s been at least twelve years if not more,” said Mary Moore. Moore says she …

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Jun 08

Amazon holding hiring event in Lexington for 600 jobs

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Amazon is hiring for 600 positions at its Lexington facility during its Summer Open House Hiring Event Saturday. Amazon says the positions are full-time, permanent roles for its fulfillment operations. Interested candidates can apply by attending the hiring event on Saturday, June 9 at Amazon Lexington at 172 Trade Street from …

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Jun 08

KSP: Man kills ex-wife’s husband, takes children

RUSSELL COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – Kentucky State Police are investigating a double shooting in Russell County that left one man dead. Troopers were called to a home on KY 92 in Russell Springs at 10:14 a.m. Friday about a shooting. They arrived to find 28-year-old Coty Lawson and 29-year-old Jessica Lawhorn shot. Coty Lawson was …

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Jun 08

Nadal beats del Potro at French Open, faces Thiem for No. 11

Under pressure at the outset, Rafael Nadal already had cast aside three break points in his French Open semifinal’s third game when, at 4-all, Juan Martin del Potro held another three. If Nadal’s march toward an 11th championship at Roland Garros was going to be stopped on this day, things were going to have to …

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Jun 08

Police: Kentucky teacher admitted to having sex with student

LA GRANGE, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky police say a high school teacher has been arrested after admitting to repeatedly having sex with a student. News outlets report that 35-year-old Haley A. Reed has been charged with multiple counts of rape and sodomy. She also is charged with unlawful transaction with a minor. The Oldham County …

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Jun 08

New charges filed against Manafort in Russia probe

WASHINGTON (AP) – Special counsel Robert Mueller has brought additional charges against President Donald Trump’s campaign chairman and a longtime associate, accusing them of obstructing justice. The new charges were unsealed Friday against Paul Manafort and Konstantin Kilimnik. They come after prosecutors accused Manafort of attempting to tamper with witnesses as he awaits trial of …

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Jun 08

Police: Fight between brothers leaves 1 stabbed, both hospitalized

LONDON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Two brothers got into a fight, landing both of them in the hospital, one with stab wounds. London Police say they got a call about a man walking on Waterworks Road in London covered in blood. An officer arrived at the scene and found 43-year-old Thomas S. Saylor, of London, suffering …

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