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Ohio still looking into fatal overpass collapse year later

A state analysis of a highway overpass collapse that killed a construction worker in southwestern Ohio has yet to be completed a year later, and lawsuits over the accident continue as the man's family struggles with his loss.

Western Kentucky bridge over Ohio River still closed

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says a western Kentucky bridge over the Ohio River that was closed last week due to high water remains shut down.

Ohio inmate linked to Lexington trailer theft

Lexington Police say an inmate in Wilmington, Ohio now has a warrant on file for theft in excess of $10,000 dollars.

Murder suspect caught in Ohio now back in Kentucky

United States Marshalls captured a man near Columbus, Ohio, who was wanted for his involvement in a 2014 murder case.

UPDATE: Coroner identifies Ohio man killed in fall at Red River Gorge

A 28-year-old man has died after falling 200 feet while hiking at Eastern Kentucky's Red River Gorge.

Ohio patrol: trucker accused of shooting other semitrailer

The State Highway Patrol says a semitrailer driver is accused of firing into the cab of another trucker's semitrailer with a 9mm handgun in a suspected road-rage shooting in western Ohio.

First cars begin crossing new Abraham Lincoln bridge

A new bridge across the Ohio River between downtown Louisville and southern Indiana has opened to vehicles.

Ohio patrol, 5 other states to target impaired driving

The State Highway Patrol in Ohio will participate in a crackdown on impaired driving in a multi-state enforcement effort this week.

Private developers to build new EKU dorms

Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond has a letter of intent with two private developers to build two new residence halls on campus, according to a report in the Lexington Herald-Leader.

Time Warner Internet problems in Kentucky

Time Warner Internet customers in Kentucky, Ohio and Wisconsin experienced interrupted service Monday night because a server went down in Ohio, according to Time Warner technicians.

Ohio man charged with murder in 2005 Kentucky case

An Ohio man serving time for an aggravated murder conviction has been charged with murder in a 2005 case in Kentucky.

Man could face execution for killing 87-year-old Ohio woman

Jurors will hear evidence and recommend to a judge whether a Kentucky man should be executed for killing an 87-year-old Ohio woman and leaving her body in the trunk of her car.

Ohio voting on marijuana legalization Tuesday

Ohio residents will vote on marijuana legalization Tuesday.

Ohio River’s huge algae bloom a warning for water suppliers

A rare outbreak of toxic algae on the Ohio River that has stretched more than 600 miles is starting to wind down.

Man charged with killing woman in Ohio pleads to some counts

A Kentucky man charged in the slaying of an 87-year-old woman found in the trunk of her car in southwest Ohio has pleaded guilty to lesser charges - but a jury will still decide the murder charge and whether he should get the death penalty.

New downtown bridge to open early

Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear says a new Ohio River bridge between downtown Louisville and southern Indiana is expected to open earlier than projected.

Lexington man drowns in South Carolina

RICHLAND COUNTY, Sc. (WTVQ) - A Lexington man working for Nicholasville-based R.J. Corman Railroad, drowned in flood waters while working in South Carolina. The...

Ohio prosecutor says man indicted in apartment stabbings

A southwest Ohio prosecutor says a 20-year-old man has been indicted on murder charges in a stabbing attack that killed one man and wounded four children in a suburban Cincinnati apartment.

Ohio man identified as victim of I-65 wreck

Kentucky State Police say an Ohio man was killed in a wreck that closed down southbound Interstate 65 for several hours near Elizabethtown.

Construction company cited in fatal Ohio overpass collapse

Federal officials have cited a company in charge of demolishing a highway overpass that collapsed and killed a construction worker for two safety violations and fined it $14,000.

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