Kentucky News

Kentucky Counties Cancel Spring Break

Posted On February 27, 2015

(Undated) -- Several Kentucky counties are canceling spring break. Administrators in Knox, Perry and Letcher counties say those days have to be used as make-up snow days. The Kentucky Department of Education requires that students have 170 instructional days each school year.

Man Accused Of Torching Car Lot

Posted On February 27, 2015

(Russell, KY) -- Arson charges are being filed against a Kentucky man accused of torching a car lot. State police say Richard Andre of Flatwoods set a Russell car lot on fire and took him into custody this week. The flames broke out at Tara's Car last weekend and damaged several vehicles, as well as…

Ex-Cardinal Jones Charged With Rape, Sodomy

Posted On February 27, 2015

(Louisville, KY) -- Former University of Louisville basketball player Chris Jones is awaiting a trial on rape and sodomy charges. Jones pleaded not guilty yesterday to charges stemming from assaults of two women at the Cardinal Towne apartments. The charges are part of the reason Jones was booted from the U-of-L basketball team this past…

Former Teacher Guilty Of Student-Sex

Posted On February 27, 2015

(La Grange, KY) -- A former Jefferson County Public Schools teacher will be in another courtroom today to answer to more student-sex charges. Jessica Boyers will face rape and sexual abuse charges in Jefferson County after pleading guilty yesterday to the same charges in Oldham County. Boyers will spend at least 12 years in prison…

Meth Lab Hidden In Knox Home

Posted On February 27, 2015

(Barbourville, KY) -- State Police are announcing arrests for manufacturing methamphetamine following a search in Knox County. Troopers say the lab was hidden inside an air conditioner vent in Alvin and Tonia Couch's bedroom in Barbourville. The couple also faces a count of endangering the welfare of their child, a teenager, who was home at…