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KSP: Pendleton County Man Cited After 49 Horses Found Dead On His Farm
State Police said Larry Browning, 63, of Butler, was cited in an animal cruelty case. Investigators said more charges were pending.
KSP Making Sure Drivers 'Never Miss A Game'
Kentucky State Police handed out free Kentucky blue and Louisville red shirts to drivers who were buckled up Friday morning. Video Video
Update: Second Person Dies From Collision On Bluegrass Parkway
A second person died Friday night following a collision on the Bluegrass Parkway in Anderson County. State Police said one person died at the scene, while another was pronounced dead after being airlifted to UK Hospital.
Update: Jail Escapee Turns Himself In
State Police said Melvin Scott Garland, 29, of Royalton, turned himself in at the Big Sandy Regional Detention Center Thursday night. Investigators said Garland escaped while on a work release detail in Campton earlier in the day.
Former Carter County Sheriff's Deputy Accused Of Not Serving Warrant In Exchange For Sex
State Police said former Carter County Sheriff's Deputy Matthew Morrison, 38, of Grayson, didn't serve an arrest warrant on someone in exchange for sexual favors while on the force.
Fatal Accident Closes Section Of Bluegrass Parkway
State Police said a westbound lane of the Bluegrass Parkway near mile marker 51 in Anderson County would be closed most of Friday night after an accident that left one person dead and three seriously injured. Video Video
Campbellsburg Man Accused Of Raping A Child
State Police said Leo Zoeller, 47, of Campbellsburg, is accused of raping a child under the age of 12 over a two-month period.
State Police Ask People To Watch For Stranded Motorists
State Police asked drivers to keep an eye out for potentially stranded motorists in the winter storm and call 9-1-1 or 1-800-222-5555 if someone needed help.
KSP: Suspected Marijuana Growing Operation Found In Rowan County
State Police said a suspected indoor marijuana growing operation was discovered on Christy Creek in Rowan County on Thursday.
Arrest Made In 2003 Carlisle Murder
State Police said after receiving new information, an arrest was made in the murder of David Sadler of Carlisle, who was shot to death March 31, 2003.
Kentucky State Police Accepting Applications
The Kentucky State Police is now accepting applications for its 92nd cadet class, which is scheduled to begin on August 3, 2014.
Adair County Man Arrested On Child Pornography And Drug Charges
State Police said Christopher Turner, 42, of Columbia, was arrested Thursday on child pornography and drug charges.
Child Safety Seat Check Saturday In Richmond
State Police will install and check child safety seats at the Walmart in Richmond on Saturday, March 1 from 10am-2pm. You can also complete a Child Identification Sheet to help authorities if your child ever goes missing.
Update: Arrest Made In Carlisle Nursing Home Arson
State Police said Michael Thomas, 30, of Germantown, intentionally set a fire in a locked Alzheimer's unit of a nursing home in Carlisle.
Man Accused Of Keeping Money Collected For Search Fund For Missing Teen
State Police said Randy Gross, 36, of Mount Vernon, solicited money from his co-workers for a fund to aid in the search for a missing teenager, but kept it for himself.
Update: Lexington Woman Dies From Injuries Suffered In Earlier Car Crash
State Police said Yarelis Figueredo Romero, 27, of Lexington, died Friday from injuries suffered in a single vehicle crash on December 10th in Madison County.
Henry County Man Accused Of Sexually Abusing A Minor
State Police said Kevin Crouch, 40, of Pendleton, sexually abused a girl under the age of 12 at his home over the course of a year.
State Police Add Learjet To Its Fleet; No Cost To Purchase
The Kentucky State Police expanded its aircraft fleet at no upfront cost to taxpayers by acquiring a former U.S. Air Force jet through a military surplus program.
UPDATE: One Arrested After Deadly I-75 Wreck
Police say alcohol was a factor in the Sunday night I-75 wreck that killed two, Kentucky State Police said. Video Video
State Police Looking for Anderson County Thieves
State police say they're looking for two men who they believe are responsible for a string of car thefts in the Alton area. Video Video
KSP: Driver Crashes Trying To Avoid Pothole
State Police said a 78-year old Sandy Hook woman lost control of her vehicle as she swerved to avoid a pothole in Rowan County.
Annville Woman Dies In Jackson County Crash
State Police said Lida Abner, 72, of Annville, died Monday after her car left Highway 421 near Tyner and struck a culvert. Investigators said Abner was not wearing a seat belt.
Update: 7-Year Old Girl Dies After Being Hit By Truck
The Clay County Coroner said Jasamine Collins, 7, of Manchester, died Wednesday night after being hit by a tractor-trailer transport truck as she walked along the Hal Rogers Parkway.
Kentucky Lottery Regional Manager Accused In Lottery Ticket Fraud Case
A Lexington man was arrested on charges related to the fraudulent use of promotional lottery tickets.
Female Prison Employee Accused Of Having Sex With Male Inmate
State Police said Tasha Knuckles, 28, an employee at a state prison in Bell County, is accused of having a sexual relationship with a male inmate.
Ambulance Slides Into Ditch During Emergency Run
State Police said an ambulance in Powell County slid into a ditch while trying to avoid another vehicle while transporting a patient to an area hospital.
Nothing Found After Bomb Threat At Blue Grass Airport
Airport Authorities tell ABC 36 that there was a bomb threat to the Blue Grass Airport this morning.
Update: Victim In Fatal Semi Crash In Laurel County Identified
State Police said Shawn Sweatt, 40, of Pell City, Alabama, was killed when he swerved to avoid a slow moving vehicle in front of him along I-75 in Laurel County on Monday. Video Video
Police Crack Down on DUIs on New Year's Holiday
State Police increased patrols for the holiday, trying to catch drivers who got behind the wheel after having a few too many. ABC 36's Paris Lewbel reports. Video Video
KSP: Rowan County High's Choir Director Accused Of Growing Pot
State Police said Diana Knoll, Rowan County High School's Choir Director, was cited for cultivating marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Update: Arrest Made In Eastern Kentucky Murder
State Police said a Johnson County man was arrested Thursday in connection to the murder of Christina Barnett, 34, of Sitka. Her body was found in Knott County a month ago.
ATV Used As Getaway Vehicle In Pike County Bank Robbery
State Police said an ATV was used as the getaway vehicle after a US Bank branch was robbed in Virgie on Wednesday. Video Video
KSP: Younger Kids Using Drugs
State Police say they've come across cases where kids as young as middle school-age are being caught with drugs like heroin. Video Video
Carroll County Man Charged In Child Pornography Case
State Police said Cody Thomas, 23, of Carrollton, had a computer with more than 100 child pornography videos on it that he was reportedly sharing with others online.
KSP Starts 'Operation Holiday Lights'
State police will be out in full force across Kentucky looking for aggressive drivers and broken down vehicles through the holiday season. Video Video
Update: One Of Two Whitley County Jail Escapees Recaptured
Authorities said James Fields, 42, was recaptured overnight in the woods near Williamsburg. Justin Cornett, 24, is still on the loose. Authorities said both inmates escaped from the Whitley County Detention Center Friday evening.
Man Accused Of Murder Was Denied Bond Friday
Lexington Police, in cooperation with State Police, have charged Henry Stacy with the murder of Tom Rogers, 74, of Lexington, who was stabbed to death on November 8, 2013.
Search Warrant Leads To Arrest Of Mays Lick Man
State Police said James Doyle, 48, of Mays Lick, was arrested after investigators said a search warrant turned up several thousand dollars worth of stolen items, including firearms and chainsaws.
Update: Arrest Made In Double Fatal Hit And Run
State Police said an anonymous tip through Facebook led to the arrest of Tony Kegley, Junior, in connection to the hit-and-run death of two people in Morgan County last weekend.
Woman Accused Of Trying To Sell Stolen UK Basketball Tickets
State Police said Jackie Baty, 23, of Clay City, was trying to sell stolen UK Basketball tickets at a business in Bath County.
Letcher County Teen Killed In Car Crash
State Police said Jenny Christine Watts, 18, of Isom, was killed when she pulled into the path of another car Wednesday afternoon in Knott County.
Update: Cause of Death in Fatal Fire Released
The son of the victims says his niece is being accused of starting the fire that killed her grandparents in Lincoln County. Video Video
Carter County Court Bailiff Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Female Inmate
State Police said Carter County Sheriff's Office Court Bailiff Earl Buckler, 63, of Grayson, is charged with sexually assaulting a female jail inmate.
Update: Foster Parent Charged With Child Abuse
State Police said Natisha Schlabach, 24, of Flemingsburg, was arrested and charged Friday with child abuse following an investigation into an apparent brain injury suffered by her 17-month old foster child.
Crashes Down From 2012 to 2013
State police say the number of traffic deaths in Kentucky has declined since last year.
UPDATE: Deadly Crash Closes Southbound Lanes of I-75 In Whitley County
State Police said one person was killed and two others were injured in a two vehicle collision on I-75 in Whitley County. Video Video
Update: Casey County Woman Dies From Injuries Suffered In House Fire
State Police said Debbie Cooper, 49, of Liberty, died Monday morning from injuries she suffered in a house fire on Saturday.
KSP Conducts State Wide Drug Roundup
Troopers from across the Commonwealth arrested more than 300 Friday.
Update: Missing Middlesboro Man Found Dead
State Police said the body of Chris Buell, 35, of Middlesboro, was found Monday in a river in Harlan. He had been missing since November 25th. Investigators said no foul play was suspected.
KSP: Carter County Reserve Sheriff's Deputy A Convicted Felon
State Police said Carter County Reserve Sheriff's Deputy Tracy Dickerson, 61, of Grayson, was arrested for being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm.
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