LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – A Louisville police officer has been convicted of a misconduct charge and fined $250 after an altercation with a motorist who crashed into the off-duty officer’s personal vehicle. Media outlets report a jury opted to fine Louisville Metro Police officer Zechariah Aubrey instead of imposing a jail sentence after finding him […]
COLUMBIA, Ky. (WTVQ) – A person is killed in an early morning collision in Adair County. According to Kentucky State Police, the crash happened just before 2 a.m. on Sunday morning at Ky 55 and Ky 551. They say a truck heading north struck a guardrail, and then that vehicle caught fire. Authorities report that […]
VANCEBURG, Ky. (WTVQ)- The search continues for a missing Vancerburg man. According to the Lewis County Sheriff, Justin Johnson, 28, was last seen around 8:00 Thursday night at his home on Town Branch in Vanceburg. His office was contacted Friday by concerned family members when Johnson did not return home Thursday night. Johnson’s red Chevrolet S-10 […]
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ)- Louisville’s Mayer has announced he plans to seek a third term in 2018. Democrat Greg Fischer says his administration has accomplished “Great things” for Louisville, but there’s more to be done. Fischer is a 59-year-old businessman who was first elected mayor in 2010. He has promoted the roughly $9 billion in construction projects […]
The American Red Cross is issuing a call for type O negative and AB blood donors to make an appointment to give after severe winter weather in some parts of the country caused about 250 Red Cross blood drives to cancel in March, resulting in more than 8,500 uncollected blood donations.
A former Barren County magistrate and Cave City dentist has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for obtaining controlled substances fraudulently and distributing them outside the course of professional medical practice.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ)- A woman is dead after a shooting in Louisville. Louisville metro police say 20-year-old U of L student Savannah Walker died and five others were injured. Officers say it took place around 1:30 Sunday morning at the Faulkner Gallery. LMPD says as many as 200 people were at an event when the shooting […]
Basketball fans from across Kentucky are making the drive to Indianapolis for opening rounds of the NCAA Tournament to see their teams in action, and for many drivers, it will be their first trip across new and improved tolled bridges.
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigations says they believe a 15-year-old teenage girl and her suspected captor may have eluded the scope of their initial investigation - meaning the two could be anywhere.
Republican Gov. Matt Bevin's administration says it will not calculate how the proposed GOP health care plan will impact Kentucky, a state where more than 400,000 people got health insurance through an expanded Medicaid program under a previous Democratic governor.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – The Latest on the Kentucky legislature (all times local): 5:45 p.m. Kentucky lawmakers have wrapped up work on a bill that would set guidelines for the governor when replacing entire public university boards or individual members. The bill cleared its final hurdle Wednesday when the House passed it 60-33. The measure […]
NATIONAL (WTVQ)- With St. Patrick’s Day this Friday, people are preparing and excited to eat traditional foods including corned beef and other savory treats. However, with the holiday falling on a Friday during Lent this year, Catholics are wondering if they’ll be able to participate in the festivities. But good news! The church has given “Dispensation” for […]
Senate Bill 89, which would provide all Kentuckians with access to smoking cessation treatments prescribed by their physicians, will be heard in the House Health and Family Services Committee on Thursday at noon. The bill passed the Senate with a 35 to 2 vote last Wednesday.
On Tuesday, Attorney General Andy Beshear and the Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation Prevention Board announced the availability of grant funding for child sexual abuse prevention programs across the state.
KENTUCKY (WTVQ)- Dozens of Kentucky firefighters will spend the week in Oklahoma. The Department of Forestry says it’s sending fire crews to help fight wildfires there. According to the department, fires have destroyed about 50,000 acres of land in the state. Those fires have also destroyed homes and killed livestock. Kentucky firefighters say they expect […]
A federal judge has sentenced a Winchester man to two years in prison for hacking into a high school sports website to promote his online identity and harass and intimidate the website owner and others.
The American Red Cross is celebrating by commemorating 100 years of compassionate service to the residents of Kentucky. From disaster response, health and safety classes, to blood collection and support of military members and their families, the Red Cross has served the needs of the Kentucky region for a century.
PADUCAH, Ky. (WTVQ) – Kentucky State Police say they have apprehended a man who escaped from the Marshall County Detention Center on February 26th. Troopers say their investigation led them to a home on Meacham Lane in McCracken County. When they arrived, police say the man they were looking for, 27-year-old Justin Goad ran away […]
As Republicans in Congress prepare to repeal and replace former President Barack Obama's health care law, Kentucky's current governor and his predecessor are wrestling over the law's legacy -- and both sides claim the state as a case study of the law's impact.
KENTUCKY (WTVQ)-No one wants to see severe storms rolling through while they are sleeping, but here are some tips to better prepare you for storms Tuesday night. Be sure to catch your local, late night weather forecast before you go to bed. This way you know what is heading your way. Have your phones and […]
Western Kentucky University has sued two student publications in response to an opinion by Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear that found school officials should have turned over records related to sexual misconduct investigations.
The Kentucky Department for Local Government has approved a $970,000 block grant for the development of a 75,000-square-foot facility in Henderson County run by Hansens Aluminum that will create 50 jobs.
A University of Louisville athletics spokesman says a student who made a half-court shot in a promotion at a women's basketball game can't collect a $38,000 prize because he violated a contest stipulation.
Kentucky House of Representatives has approved a bill aimed at giving online retailer Amazon a tax break on the purchase of jet fuel as part of its decision to locate a major air hub in northern Kentucky.
KENTUCKY. (WTVQ)- March is a pretty common time to see the severe weather threat ramping up and that’s why March 1st through March 7th has been designated as “Severe Weather Awareness Week” in Kentucky by Governor Matt Bevin. During severe weather awareness week, various agencies around the Commonwealth aim to prepare residents for a severe […]
LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- Four young people in Laurel County, including a 17-year-old, are behind bars after a traffic stop. According to the Laurel County Sheriff’s Office, deputies pulled a car over west of London. They found a lot of $20 bills, plus marijuana, and a gun. The Sheriff’s Office says everyone in the car […]
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department is warning people not to give money to what seems to be a church fundraiser. According to the Sheriff’s Department, young men have been knocking on doors telling people they’re raising money for the Living Water Church. The Living Water Church says it is not holding […]
PERRY COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- Illness continues to keep students away from school around the commonwealth. The Perry County Superintendent has made the call to cancel school for all county schools for a whole week from Monday, February 27th through Friday, March 3rd due to high numbers of illness. A handful of other schools have also called off. […]
OHIO, (WTVQ)- Police say a man who shot and killed two people and injured three others in Ohio is now in custody. According to a local sheriff, the shooting happened outside a private home Saturday afternoon. The sheriff says it started as a physical fight in the front yard, but it escalated into a shootout. […]
RICHMOND, Ky. (WTVQ)- The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post has confirmed that a missing Madison County girl has been found safe. Mikayla R. Wolney, 16 years old of Berea was located Saturday afternoon in Indiana and is being transported back to Kentucky. Investigators say she never came home after school Friday and had last been […]
NICHOLAS COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- A missing Nicholas County teen was found around midnight Saturday. Nicholas County Deputies were looking for 18 year-old Levi Hostetler who allegedly walked away from a home on Sugar Creek Road around 1 PM Friday. Search teams were out Friday night looking for Hostetler until weather postponed the search.