Daily Archive: June 15, 2018

Jun 15

KHSAA State Baseball – Semifinals recap

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Saint Xavier will vie for its third state championship in 5 seasons Saturday night at Whitaker Bank Ballpark following the Tigers’ 3-0 win over Hazard Friday night in the semifinals. McCracken County tied things up at 2 and made it interesting again late in the 7th at 4-3, but the Mustangs …

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Jun 15

Hot and humid conditions develop this weekend

Overview:  Hot and humid weather is on the way for the weekend. Dry weather continues through the weekend, with only isolated thunderstorms possible during the afternoon and evening. Scattered rain showers and thunderstorms return for next week. TONIGHT:  Mostly clear skies and mild temperatures develop, with an overnight low temperature of 65 degrees. SATURDAY:  Mostly …

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Jun 15

Catching up with the Cats

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – With Ashton Hagans finishing up his high school coursework and reclassifying to the 2018 class, UK looks to be loaded again for the 2018-19 campaign. Add in the rest of the incoming crop plus the returnees and there’s enough talent to potentially platoon again and experiment in the Bahamas like back …

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Jun 15

KSP charges two, searching for third person in burglary investigation

WHEATCROFT, Ky (WTVQ) – On May 29, 2018, Kentucky State Police responded a complaint saying people had illegally been at a home in Wheatcroft. Trooper William Braden responded to the complaint and found Chazz Rodney, 23, Marilyn Rodney, 48, and Timmy Stone, 31, all of Wheatcroft, at the home. Through further investigation, Trooper Braden learned …

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Jun 15

U.S. 27 shut down in Garrard Co. due to motorcycle accident

LANCASTER, Ky. (WTVQ)- The Bluegrass 911 Central Communication Center in Garrard County says U.S. 27 near Rogers Road is currently shut down in both directions from an injury accident involving a motorcycle. Bluegrass 911 says the north bound lane is slowly getting through and that fire, police and EMS are on the scene. Bluegrass 911 …

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Jun 15

Fatal crash involving farm tractor in Floyd Co.

DAVID, Ky. (WTVQ)- Kentucky State Police are investigating a farm tractor accident with one fatality on Triple S Road off KY RT. 404 in David that happened Friday. KSP says just after 6p.m. Friday, Post 09 received the call of a farm tractor which had overturned in the creek with the driver trapped under it. …

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Jun 15

Senator Carroll files bill to allow sports wagering at horse tracks, off-track wagering facilities

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Kentucky Senator Julian M. Carroll has filed legislation Friday to set the framework to allow any horse racing track or off-track wagering facility to offer sports wagering. The legislation is essentially the same bill that was filed last year in anticipation of the United States Supreme Court decision issued earlier this month. …

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Jun 15

Ronaldo scores hat trick, Portugal draws 3-3 with Spain

Cristiano Ronaldo used the World Cup to show everyone he’s the GOAT. Ronaldo rubbed his chin after scoring minutes into Portugal’s opener against Spain, implying he is the Greatest of All Time. Then he scored two more goals, including a perfectly placed 88th-minute free kick that gave his team a 3-3 draw Friday. Spain, the …

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Jun 15

Franklin County Humane Society overcrowded after Animal Control seizes more than 100 animals

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- The Franklin County Humane Society is dealing with a serious overcrowding problem after taking in more than 100 animals in the past few weeks. The manager of the humane society, Kerry Lowary, says this is the most crowded she’s seen her shelter in a long time. “We had about 65 cats here …

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Jun 15

Lexington activates hot weather plan for homeless

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The city of Lexington says the Office of Homelessness Prevention & Intervention Weather Plan has been activated in anticipation of extreme hot temperatures this weekend. The plan is activated anytime the temperature is expected to exceed 90 degrees so that people experiencing homelessness in Lexington have access to a cool, secure …

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