Daily Archive: June 18, 2018

Jun 18

Richmond parents accused keeping daughter in cage

RICHMOND, Ky. (WTVQ) – Richmond parents are behind bars after police say the couple kept their adult daughter in a cage. Police say they came to the house and found a seven foot tall cage with a toilet inside. Officials were at the house removing items from the basement when ABC 36 arrived Monday. According …

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Jun 18

Madison County officials considering a new healthcare provider for jail

MADISON COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – Providing healthcare for inmates has become a lot more difficult thanks to the opioid crisis. In Madison County, officials are weighing whether to keep their current healthcare provider at the jail or to find a new one. Nurse practitioner Kim Cox spoke at a Madison County Fiscal Court meeting about …

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Jun 18

“This decision he made was for him.”

LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) – Solid Blue basketball fans rejoiced when PJ Washington announced he was returning for his sophomore. At the same time, five other wildcats announced they would keep their name in the draft. Kevin Knox, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, Hamidou Diallo, Jarred Vanderbilt and Wenyen Gabriel all decided they wanted to see their dreams come …

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Jun 18

Kentucky businesses face reporting deadline next week

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) – Kentucky businesses registered with the Secretary of State’s office must file an annual report with the agency by June 30, Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes reminded Monday. For the third year in a row, Kentucky businesses appear to be ready to break the Secretary of State’s records for annual report filings …

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Jun 18

Cawood Ledford’s widow, Frances, dead at 90

HARLAN, Ky. (WTVQ) – Frances Ledford, widow of the legendary radio voice of the Kentucky Wildcats, Cawood Ledford, died Sunday night in Harlan, according to the Lexington Herald-Leader. She was 90-years old.  The funeral for the Lynch-native is tentatively scheduled for Thursday, June 21, in Harlan, according to the published report. In lieu of flowers, …

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Jun 18

Cal talks impact of satellite camps

LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) – For the first time in five yeara, Cal and his newest crop of cats are hosting satellite camps across the Bluegrass. The camps give young athletes a chance to hang out with the Cats and learn from them, while also providing a bonding experience for Cal’s newest players. Check out the …

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Jun 18

Murder Trial Day 3: Prosecutors try to pin 2 murder suspects to the scene

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Monday was day three of the murder trial for the two men accused of shooting and killing marine Jonathan Price outside of Austin City Saloon back in 2014. Much of the testimony focused on the surveillance video take at the time of the shooting. Prosecutors continued presenting their case against the two suspects, …

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Jun 18

Free clinics providing healthcare in Eastern Ky

BEATTYVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) — Operation Bobcat gives members of the Air National Guard and U.S. Navy Reserve medical training, while also providing Eastern Kentucky communities with free healthcare services. The pop-up clinics are happening in Lee, Owsley, Estill and Breathitt Counties and offer medical, dental and optometry care. The services are at no cost to …

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Jun 18

Turkey charges father of NBA's Kanter as terror group member

A Turkish court has accepted an indictment charging the father of NBA player Enes Kanter with “membership in a terror group,” the country’s official news agency reported Monday. The indictment followed an investigation of Mehmet Kanter, and prosecutors planned to seek his conviction and a prison term of five to 10 years at trial, Anadolu …

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Jun 18

Closure scheduled for Parkers Mill Road/KY 1968 in Lexington

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Motorists will need to use alternate routes due to a scheduled temporary road closure in Lexington. Parkers Mill Road/ KY 1968 will be closed from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM on Wednesday, June 20 and Thursday, June 21. Expect the closure to impact areas between Williamsburg Road (mile marker 5.673) and …

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