Daily Archive: July 1, 2018

Jul 01

Flooding forces family to evacuate Boyle County home

JUNCTION CITY, Ky. (WTVQ)- Flash floods caused problems for some in central Kentucky Sunday afternoon. In Junction City in Boyle County the National Weather Service reports a family had to be evacuated from home because of flooding. Junction City firefighters also say they were out cutting downed limbs and helping others out of high water …

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Jul 01

“We’re going to speed it up.”

LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) – While the Cats have some rookies joining squads this summer, for some former Cats they’ll be entering second year in the NBA. De’Aaron Fox cemented himself as the Sacramento Kings starter at point guard last year. So what’s on tap for this year? Check out the video for what he had …

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Jul 01

“This was the main spot.”

LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) – Shai Gilgeous-Alexander was drafted by the Hornets and later traded to the Clippers. In the NBA world, you don’t get to choose where you end up like you do headed into college. So had SGA done his homework on the Clippers before the draft? Check out the video for what he …

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Jul 01

“That gave me a chip on my shoulder.”

LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) – What could Cal’s Cats have been like with a healthy Jarred Vanderbilt for an entire season? Unfortunately, that’s a question Solid Blue fans will never truly answer. Vanderbilt played only 14 games for the Cats, but never really got going. When he was in the game, Vanderbilt was all over the …

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Jul 01

Wild: LeBron going to the Lakers only adds to West test

Kevin Durant, Paul George and Chris Paul all made quick decisions to stay put and remain in the Western Conference. And now LeBron James is joining them. Just like that, the West got even wilder. Day 1 of NBA free agency was not lacking for fireworks or firepower, led by James’ decision to leave Cleveland …

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Jul 01

2 putts: Toms rolls in 2 huge ones to win US Senior Open

Sooner or later, somebody was bound to make a long putt at the Broadmoor. David Toms made not just one, but two, on Sunday — first to take the lead on the 16th hole, then to protect it on No. 17 and set himself for the win at the U.S. Senior Open. On a course …

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Jul 01

LeBron agrees to 4-year, $154 million contract with Lakers

LeBron James is signing with the Los Angeles Lakers, leaving the Cleveland Cavaliers for the second time to join one of the NBA’s most iconic franchises. James’ agency made the announcement Sunday in a release, saying he has agreed to a four-year, $154 million contract. The game’s best all-around player and biggest star will now …

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Jul 01

Covington K-9 to become first victim protected under Ernie’s Law

COVINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- A police dog in Covington will become the first victim protected by the law named in his honor. According to the Kenton County prosecutor, K-9 Ernie was hurt Friday on I-75 when a man accused of driving under the influence hit the cruiser carrying the dog. 50 year-old Asfaw Kassahun is facing several …

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Jul 01

Man arrested for holding woman against her will

OWENSBORO, Ky. (WTVQ)- An Owensboro man has been arrested for keeping a woman against her will. State police say troopers started investigating when a family member of the victim told them 27-year-old Corey Smith was imprisoning the woman for most of the day Saturday. Smith is accused of threatening to assault the woman with a …

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Jul 01

Storms decrease this evening; expect more Monday

It’s been another hot and humid day with isolated showers and storms. This activity has cooled temperatures through the afternoon. Extra cloud cover into the second half of the day has helped make the outdoors feel slightly less oppressive with the heat. Storm activity will decrease heading into the evening. No severe weather is expected, …

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