Content Tagged 'Morgan County'

Morgan County leader pleads guilty to kickbacks
The top elected official in an Appalachian county devastated by a 2012 tornado has pleaded guilty to a federal fraud charge stemming from a scheme to steer work to a construction contractor in exchange for hefty kickbacks.
Should Morgan County's Judge/Executive Still Hold Office?
In a federal corruption case, Morgan County Judge/Executive Tim Conley will plead guilty to fraud. He's running the county while on house arrest. Video Video
UPDATE: Morgan Co. Judge Executive To Plead Guilty To Fraud
Morgan County's Judge-Executive will plead guilty to fraud. Tim Conley's attorney told ABC 36 that he filed a motion Monday that asked for a hearing date for the guilty plea. Video Video
Tree Falls On Lexington House; Trapping Man Inside
Lexington Firefighters said a man was trapped after a tree fell on a house. Video Video
Courthouse Dedication Ceremony In Morgan County
A county devastated by a tornado two years ago is putting the final touches on a new courthouse which will stand as a symbol of recovery.
Three-Year-Old Injured In ATV Crash
State Police said two children were injured while riding an ATV in Morgan County. According to troopers, an 8-year-old was driving the four wheeler with a 3-year-old riding on it too.
Restrictions Eased For Judge-Executive Tim Conley
The restrictions placed on Morgan County Judge-Executive Tim Conley were eased Tuesday afternoon by a federal judge in Lexington. Video Video
Who's Running Morgan County? Judge Exec. Appears In Court
Tim Conley plead not guilty in federal court to charges that he solicited and accepted kick backs Video Video
Judge Executive Accused Of Taking Kickbacks Released On Bond
Morgan County Judge executive is accused of asking for and taking kickbacks for projects in his tornado ravaged community.
Morgan Judge-Executive Accused of Getting Kickbacks
A federal indictment accuses Tim Conley of taking money from a bridge contractor.
Update: Residents React to Judge Executive's Arrest
Residents in and around Morgan County say they're shocked after hearing of the arrest of Judge Executive Tim Conley.
Salvage Yard Burns In Morgan County
A-1 Auto is a total loss after a fire Friday in Morgan County. Video Video
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.
Two People Killed In Hit And Run
State Police said they are investigating a hit and run that killed two people Saturday night. Video Video
Morgan County Man Pleads Guilty To Beating Wife
The AG says neighbors found Roberts' badly beaten wife laying outside their home in Ezel on April 16th, 2011.
Morgan County Coroner: Morehead Man Killed in ATV Accident
According to the coroner, thirty year-old James Lewis died from the accident and his five year-old son was injured.
Motorcycle Accident Kills One in Morgan County
The Morgan County Coroner has identified the victim as 24-year old Joshua Branham of West Liberty.
One Year Later, West Liberty Still Hopeful
Though destruction and empty lots are seen around the tornado-ravaged town, many more buildings show signs of rebuilding. Video Video
Looking Back: One Year After Deadly KY Tornadoes
A killer tornado hit West Liberty one year ago. It's a close-knit town of about 3,200 people nestled in the foothills of the Cumberland Mountains. Video Video
West Liberty Getting $30 Million Facelift
Legislators announced Monday that the tornado-ravaged town would soon be getting $30 million to rebuild city and county centers. Meanwhile, people living in town continue to rebuild, as well. Video Video
Bomb Threat Closes Morgan County Schools
Morgan County Schools dismissed early today because of a bomb threat.
Student Sent To Hospital After Bus Accident
A Morgan County student was sent to the hospital Wednesday after police say his bus crashed due to heavy fog.
KY To Get More FEMA Help For March Tornado Cleanup
More FEMA money is headed to Kentucky to help with tornado cleanup from last March. Video Video
Tornado Damaged Morgan County Receives Recovery Money
Governor Beshear on Wednesday announced highway aid that will help resolve a long-standing traffic problem in West Liberty and speed up the community's rebuilding and recovering from last March's tornado.
Morgan County HS Football Inspiring Community
Morgan County High School Football Players inspire the West Liberty community with their undefeated season so far this year. Overcoming a devastating tornado that hit the area in March. Video Video
Healthcare Workers Donate School Supplies
After weeks of collecting, UK healthcare workers have sent school supplies to West Liberty.
Woman Injured In Morgan County Crash
Kentucky State Police say the single vehicle injury accident occurred on KY 172 near West Liberty.
Sen. McConnell Tours Tornado Damage
Senator Mitch McConnell toured West Liberty on Sunday.
Sen. McConnell Tours Tornado Damage
Senator Mitch McConnell toured tornado damage in West Liberty on Sunday.
EF-2's in Morgan & Russell, & Winter Review
EF-2 Tornadoes have been confirmed in Russell & Morgan Counties. We also take a look back at the past 3 months, & more storms.
State of Emergency After Storms
Crews from the National Weather Service will be surveying the damage from Wednesday's powerful storms that tore through the state. Video Video
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