Kentucky News

Wildcats Crush West Virginia

Posted On March 27, 2015

(Cleveland, OH) -- The Kentucky Wildcats appear unstoppable as they continue their quest for perfection. Top-seeded Kentucky crushed West Virginia last night, 78-to-39, in their Midwest Regional semifinal contest. The Wildcats will play Notre Dame tomorrow in Cleveland for the right to play in the Final Four.

Dishon Sentenced For Niece’s Death

Posted On March 27, 2015

(Shepherdsville, KY) -- A Bullitt County man will spend two decades behind bars for killing his niece 15 years ago. Stanley Dishon was sentenced yesterday to 20 years in prison for manslaughter and sexual assault. Dishon beat and strangled 17-year-old Jessica Dishon in 1999 to stop her from turning him in for molesting her.

Search Continues For Man Missing In River

Posted On March 27, 2015

(Campbellsville, KY) -- The search continues for a man whose canoe capsized in the Green River. WLEX-TV reports the unidentified man flipped over while canoeing with a friend three days ago. Treacherous conditions on the river have hampered search efforts.

Deadly Rail Crossing Getting Upgrades

Posted On March 27, 2015

(Louisville, KY) -- The railroad crossing where three Louisville teenagers were killed this month will get upgrades. City officials say plans are in the works to install gates and new signs at the crossing near the Buechel Train Depot. A large tree that obstructs the vision of approaching drivers will also be removed.

No Major Incidents After UK Victory

Posted On March 27, 2015

(Lexington, KY) -- Fans were orderly early this morning following Kentucky's victory over West Virginia. Officers patrolled the South Limestone bar district which remained peaceful. The city's Joint Information Center posted a tweet around 1:00 a.m. that it was "a quiet night," so it was closing. Mayor Gray's spokeswoman, Susan Straub, says the weather and…