Daily Archive: June 11, 2018

Jun 11

Poor People’s Campaign denied access to Capitol

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) – Activists from the Poor People’s Campaign flooded the Capitol Monday. “I’ve been in the foster care system for 13 years. I feel like coming to events like this is not only standing up for myself, but really for everyone who’s disadvantaged,” said activist Brennan Faust. Again, State Police met them at …

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Jun 11

19-month-old daughter of Olympic skier Bode Miller drowns in pool

Emeline Miller died at an Orange County hospital Sunday, the day after paramedics tried unsuccessfully to revive her after the drowning incident. “We are beyond devastated,” Miller said in an Instagram post that showed several photos of the blonde, blue-eyed, chubby-cheeked toddler. In a video, Emmy, as she was known, was being kissed on the …

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Jun 11

What’s next for Justify?

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The plan was, “We hope we’re buying a good horse.” It worked out. WinStar and company put up $500,000 and purchased Justify at Keeneland; then kept the gameplan to whatever Bob Baffert decided. There was no need or desire to rush it.  There were no races at two; then came the …

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Jun 11

The Justify tour begins

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – It was back to Churchill Downs Monday for Triple Crown winner Justify. It’s special.  It’s memorable and no doubt elite. The Triple Crown has been won just 13 times…only twice by undefeated horses…Seattle Slew did it back in 1977, Justify back on Saturday. Trainer Bob Baffert notched his second Triple Crown…just …

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Jun 11

Rain and thunderstorms continue through Wednesday

Overview:  Scattered rain showers and thunderstorms will continue tonight through Wednesday, with heavy rainfall, gusty winds, and frequent lightning the biggest threats. Temperatures will stay in the low to mid 80s Tuesday through Thursday, with temperatures in the upper 80s Friday through early next week. Drier weather returns Thursday through the weekend, with only isolated …

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Jun 11

Traffic Advisory: Portion of KY 367 to close for repairs this week

FLEMINGSBURG, Ky. (WTVQ) – Motorists will need to plan alternate routes as repairs are scheduled for portions of KY 367 this week. KY 367 in Fleming County will be shutdown for two days to replace a cross drain underneath the highway. KY 367 will close at mile marker 3, which is about a half mile …

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Jun 11

Maryland judge to hear foreign payments case against Trump

GREENBELT, Md. (AP) – A Maryland federal judge will hear arguments in a case accusing President Donald Trump of violating the Constitution by accepting payments from foreign and state governments. Monday’s arguments before U.S. District Judge Peter Messitte will delve into the substance of the “emoluments clause” and what it means. The clause bans accepting …

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Jun 11

Brothel bans weighed in Nevada as legal pimp runs for office

PAHRUMP, Nev. (AP) – A state marketed as a place where people can indulge in all manner of sins is confronting its status as the only place in America where you can legally pay someone for sex. A coalition of religious groups and anti-sex trafficking activists has launched referendums to ban brothels in two of …

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Jun 11

US launches bid to find citizenship cheaters

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The U.S. government agency that oversees immigration applications is launching an office that will focus on identifying Americans suspected of cheating to get their citizenship and seek to strip them of it. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Director L. Francis Cissna told The Associated Press his agency is hiring several dozen …

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Jun 11

UPDATE: Police investigating fatal shooting in Lee County

UPDATE: (6/11/18 5:56 p.m.) — A suspect is arrested on weapon charges, but State Police also believe 56-year-old Michael Hensley to be the alleged shooter in Saturday’s shooting. KSP confirms the man killed was 50-year-old Jeffrey Kincaid. They say Kincaid was found dead in Hensley’s residence off Highway-52 Saturday morning. Hensley is currently at the …

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