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Basketball ‘escort queen’ arrested on forged checks charge

Police have arrested the self-proclaimed "escort queen" at the center of a sex scandal involving the University of Louisville's basketball team.

President declares disaster in 22 Kentucky counties

Governor Matt Bevin says he has received notification Thursday that President Donald Trump has declared a disaster in several Kentucky counties. 

Camper hurt near Swift Creek

A camper has his brother and the Wolfe and Powell County Search and Rescue Teams to thank after he got hurt this weekend near Swift Creek.

SBA to offer low-interest loans to severe weather victims

Beginning Thursday, the U.S. Small Business Association (SBA) will be offering low-interest loans to businesses and residents affected by the severe thunderstorms, tornadoes, winds and hail from Feb. 28 through March 1, 2017.

Lightning strikes compressor station in Powell County

Emergency management in Powell County said lighting hit a compressor station that is part of an oil pipeline. That pipeline belongs to Kinder Morgan Natural Gas Company.

Family of four found safe after night of perilous searching

Rescue teams from Menifee and Powell counties were able to extricate a family of four safely from the Red River Gorge after a night that included a run-in with a bear and a copperhead snake, along with a thunderstorm.

Ex-school leader says appeal revoked certificates decision

Former Montgomery County Superintendent Joshua Powell says he will appeal the Education Professional Standards Board's decision to revoke his superintendent and principal certificates.

Sheriff: Two children found wandering, mother arrested

The Laurel County Sheriff's Office says a mother was arrested after her 4-year-old child and her 2-year-old, unclothed child were found wandering.

Sinkhole filled in Stanton

A Powell County a sinkhole has been filled after it opened over the weekend in Stanton.

Grand Jury to hear case against Powell County minister

A Powell County minister charged with sexually abusing two minors from his church faced a judge again Tuesday morning.

Powell Co. minister accused of sexual abuse appears in court

A Powell Co. minister faced a judge for the first time Tuesday morning, after being accused of sexually abusing two children from his church.

Sexual abuse charges for Powell Co. minister

A Powell Co. minister is charged with sexually abusing two minors from his church.

Powell Co. High School to hold parade in memory of student

There will be a parade from Powell Co. High School this Saturday to honor a student who tragically died.

Youngest daughter of escort Powell faces prostitution charge

The youngest daughter of escort Katina Powell was arrested by Louisville Police last year for misdemeanor prostitution.

“Carry out” at Auxier Ridge Trail in Powell Co.

Powell Search and Rescue says for the second week in a row, they had to conduct a "carry out" on the Auxier Ridge Trail.

UPDATE: Coroner identifies pedestrian hit & killed in Richmond

RICHMOND, Ky. (WTVQ)- The coroner has identified a woman who was hit and killed in Richmond. Police say the victim is 56-year-old Eileen M...

Two hikers lost, then found in Red River Gorge

Powell Co. Search and Rescue teamed up with Menifee Fire and Rescue to locate two lost hikers and their dog in the Indian Creek area.

2 sentenced in counterfeit cash case

A Powell Co. couple have been sentenced after admitting they made counterfeit money.

Warming shelters, emergency numbers in Powell Co.

Powell Co. Emergency Management has opened warming shelters, and provided phone numbers if assistance is needed during the snowstorm.

Richmond man accused of punishing children with cattle prod

Richmond police arrested Silas Powell on criminal abuse charges after they say he used an electric cattle prod to discipline two children.

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Sports fans tired of the back and forth: Reaction after Fayette Co. moves to ‘orange zone’

Some people at the Bryan Station vs. Lafayette football game Friday night say they're tired of the back and forth.
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Louisville 11 p.m. update: Man charged with aiming laser at chopper, church provides refuge

People remained largely peaceful Friday night on the sidewalk surrounding the First Unitarian Church, with some yelling “say her name, Breonna Taylor.”