Daily Archive: August 18, 2018

Aug 18

Strong earthquake jolts Indonesian island of Lombok

A strong earthquake has jolted the Indonesian island of Lombok as it tries to recover from a quake earlier this month that killed 460 people. The U.S. Geological Survey measured Sunday’s quake, which was centered in the northeast of the island, at magnitude 6.3 and a depth of 7 kilometers (4 miles). There are no …

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Aug 18

LCA knocks off Waggener in season opener

LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) – While most schools kicked off their season n Friday night, a few waited until Saturday. Check out highlights from LCA and Waggener above. Scores from the rest of games around the state are below. AP Prep Scores PREP FOOTBALL Allen Co.-Scottsville 45, Adair Co. 18 Ashland Blazer 49, Harlan Co. 6 …

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Aug 18

Morehead State prepares for EKU

LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) – Morehead State kicks off their season on a Thursday right down the road against EKU. Once upon a time, the Eagles football team was a part of the OVC, but not any more. This creates a little bit a tension when these two teams meet. Add in the fact the Eagles, …

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Aug 18

EKU with big games before OVC play

RICHMOND, Ky (WTVQ) – In the OVC, winning the conference punches you a ticket to the playoffs. If you don’t, then every game is huge. This year, the EKU football team has three games leading into OVC play that they hope will prepare them for their conference play. Check out the video for head coach …

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Aug 18

Gran looks for Landon Young to continue consistency

LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) – Since he came to UK, Lafayette’s own Landon Young has been a big part of UK’s offensive line. He put in serious time as a freshman, played in 13 games as a sophomore (started six) and looks to be a leader this year. No matter the experience, UK Offensive Coordinator Eddie …

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Aug 18

Ronaldo relies on teammates for winning league start at Juve

A smile, a wink and a thumbs-up: Cristiano Ronaldo didn’t seem too perturbed at not scoring on his Juventus debut. The 33-year-old forward appeared relaxed after Saturday’s 3-2 victory against Chievo Verona and, although Ronaldo did not stop to speak to reporters, he responded with those gestures when asked how he felt his debut had …

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Aug 18

Suspect in UK Parliament crash charged with attempted murder

A driver whose car collided with several people before crashing outside Britain’s Parliament has been charged with attempted murder, police in London said Saturday The Metropolitan Police force said 29-year-old Salih Khater faces two charges — trying to kill police officers, and trying to kill members of the public. Three people were injured when Khater, …

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Aug 18

Yankees celebrate 1998 World Series championship team

Mariano Rivera, Andy Pettitte and Jorge Posada returned to the Bronx on Saturday for the New York Yankees’ celebration of their 1998 World Series championship team. Darryl Strawberry and former manager Joe Torre also attended the ceremony before New York’s game against the Toronto Blue Jays. Derek Jeter did not make the trip because of …

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Aug 18

Military intervention in Rio to end in December

Brazil’s public security minister says the military will no longer be in charge of security forces in Rio de Janeiro state as of December. Public Security Minister Raul Jungmann said in an interview with the Folha de S. Paulo newspaper Saturday that he proposed extending the military intervention for another year, but the armed forces …

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Aug 18

Pakistan says Indian fire kills villager in Kashmir

Pakistan’s Foreign Ministry and officials say Indian troops have killed a Pakistani villager and wounded two others in “unprovoked firing” in the Himalayan region of Kashmir. In a statement, the ministry said it summoned an Indian diplomat Saturday to lodge a protest with New Delhi over the incident. Pakistan and India often exchange fire in …

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