Daily Archive: June 24, 2018

Jun 24

Louisville man arrested for possession of meth

OWENSBORO, Ky. (WTVQ) – A Louisville man trafficking a large amount of meth was arrested overnight in Owensboro. According to state police, 42 year old Lamar Ingram was stopped around midnight for a traffic violation. The trooper determined him to be under the influence and when taken into custody found a loaded gun in Ingram’s …

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Jun 24

Faith leaders hold prayer vigil for immigrants and refugees

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) – Faith leaders were delighted to see hundreds praying for families seeking refuge at the Church of the Ascension in Frankfort, Kentucky. Among them were Reina Diaz-Dempsey from Honduras, Raquel Valles from Mexico and Alda Diaz from Honduras. “There’s borders and there’s laws and we understand all that. Really, what we’re here …

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Jun 24

College sports doctors under new scrutiny amid scandals

Allegations of sexual abuse carried out over decades by team physicians at Michigan State and Ohio State are sending ripples through university athletics departments, with some schools exploring whether more oversight is needed for figures in such powerful positions. The scandals involving former Michigan State team doctor Larry Nassar, who was also a physician for …

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Jun 24

Danville road now open after crash involving officer

DANVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ)- A Danville road is now open after a crash involving a Danville police officer. East Lexington Ave. was blocked from Kentucky Ave. to Dogwood Drove for reconstruction crews. According to police, the crash happened on East Lexington Avenue around 5:25 PM Sunday. An officer on patrol was traveling east bound on the …

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Jun 24

What did the Knicks see in Kevin Knox?

LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) – Most mock drafts had Kevin Knox as a lottery pick, but not going until picks 11-15. The Knicks ended up taking him with the ninth pick. What did they see in him that they liked so much? Check out the video for what Knicks President Steve Mills had to say. The …

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Jun 24

Man struck and killed by train in Clark County

CLARK COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- A person was hit and killed by a train overnight into Sunday in Clark County. According to the Clark County Coroner, a white male was hit on the railroad tracks about a mile west of the Walley Corporation near the intersection of Corporate Drive and Enterprise Drive. The coroner says he …

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Jun 24

“I’m just ready to get to work.”

LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) – After the NBA Draft last week in Brooklyn, Kevin Knox didn’t have to travel too far for his new home. With the ninth pick, Knox was selected by the New York Knicks. Not too long after, Knox was officially introduced as a part of the Knicks organization along with Mitchell Robinson. …

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Jun 24

Police investigate shooting in Springfield

WASHINGTON, COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- Springfield police are searching for answers after a female was shot downtown early Sunday morning. Police report receiving a call just after 2:30 Sunday morning from someone reporting gunfire on West Main Street in front of the Old Louisville Store. They say it was during a private party. Police arrived and found …

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Jun 24

Devon Allen wins tight 110 hurdles at USATF outdoor meet

Devon Allen is used to winning close races. Allen might never enter another event that’ll be as close as the 110-meter hurdles Sunday at the USATF Outdoor championships. Allen, the former Oregon receiver, crossed in 13.452 seconds — with the up-and-coming Grant Holloway in second at 13.454 — after a weather delay that lasted just …

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Jun 24

Capitals' defenseman John Carlson agrees to 8-year, $64M contract

Carlson set career highs with 15 goals and 53 assists in 2017-18 as part of the Capitals’ first Stanley Cup Final in 20 years. He added five goals and 15 assists in the playoff run to Washington’s first championship. Carlson was the highest-scoring defenseman in the NHL during the regular season and playoffs. “John has …

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