Daily Archive: June 16, 2018

Jun 16

Errol Spence Jr. makes quick work of Carlos Ocampo with first-round KO

He also wanted to send a message to the rest to the top fighters in the deep 147-pound division that he is the man to beat. But the fight ended so quickly that Spence couldn’t really claim to have done either given how overmatched Ocampo appeared. Spence blew through Ocampo easily, knocking him out with …

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Jun 16

Luke Alexander plays role of hero as Mississippi State tops Washington

It was the Bulldogs’ third walk-off win, and fourth on their final at-bat, in their past eight NCAA tournament games. Stovall and Elijah MacNamee singled leading off the ninth against Andy Hardy before Alexander hit an 0-2 pitch deep to right field. Jones was playing shallow and gave chase, but he couldn’t catch up to …

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Jun 16

Scott County Softball players look back on title

RICHMOND, Ky (WTVQ) – This week, there are several members of the Scott County Softball team who are taking part in the Kentucky Softball East/West All-Star game. Not much is on the line, but last week was a different story. The Cardinals had to outlast Warren East in a 13-inning, over three hour game. Then …

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Jun 16

St. Xavier beats Highlands to claim KHSAA State Baseball Title

LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) – On Saturday, two teams entered Whitaker Bank Ballpark in hopes of winning a state title. St. Xavier and Highlands would battle for a chance to take that title trophy back home. It would be a Ryan Nicholson two-run homer to take the lead in the bottom of the fifth that would …

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Jun 16

Man dies in ATV accident

LEWIS COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- In Lewis County a middle aged man is dead after an ATV crash. State police say it happened Friday night on Briary Road in Lewis County. Brian Chochran, a 51-year-old from Quincy was reportedly driving the ATV when it overturned and Cochran flew off. According to troopers, Cochran wasn’t wearing a helmet. …

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Jun 16

People celebrate Juneteenth early in Lexington

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- People in Lexington held a celebration today in honor of the upcoming Juneteenth holiday. Dozens of people gathered in isaac Murphy Memorial Art Garden to celebrate the holiday which commemorates the end of slavery in the U.S. The theme this year was ‘Wakanda’ after the fictional country in the movie ‘Black Panther’. It …

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Jun 16

The heat and humidity continues for Father’s Day.

Happy Saturday Kentucky! It was a very hot and humid day across the Bluegrass.  Unfortunately the heat is going to continue for Father’s Day with highs climbing back into the low 90s.  Remember to stay hydrated if you’re going to be outdoors and please don’t forget about any outdoor pets. Tonight:  Mostly clear with a …

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Jun 16

Body of rape suspect found in Ohio River

KENTON COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- Police in Kenton County found the body of a rape suspect in the Ohio River yesterday. The Villa Hills police chief told our sister station in Cincinnati, officers were closing in on Robert Kasee when he jumped into the river. They found his body among some boats at the Villa Hills Marina. …

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Jun 16

Lake Cumberland boat crash sends woman to the hospital

RUSSELL COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- A fun time for some people trying to cool off on Lake Cumberland turned scary Saturday afternoon. Two boats hit each other head on during Thunder Run, an annual boat run near Lake Cumberland State Dock. A fish and wildlife officer in Russell County tells ABC 36 a participant in Thunder Run …

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Jun 16

The Latest: Egypt's Mohamed Salah gets birthday cake

The Latest on Saturday at the World Cup (all times local): 10:15 p.m. Egypt striker Mohamed Salah has been presented with a giant birthday cake at his team’s hotel in Chechnya. Video shows Salah’s teammates singing “Happy Birthday” in the lobby and a cake in the colors of the Egyptian and Chechnyan flags with a …

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