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Improvements Set For Dangerous Henderson Road

Posted On January 29, 2015

(Henderson Co., KY) -- Henderson County transportation officials are reminding people of a project that will remove a dangerous curve from Zion Road. It's been blamed for several crashes and at least one death. The work could go on until October. A marked detour will be set up. Crews will begin to improve the alignment…

Arraignment Today For Murder Suspect

Posted On January 29, 2015

(Lexington, KY) -- Lexington police have a 20-year-old murder suspect in custody. They charged Felix Rodriguez yesterday with the drug-related murder of 23-year-old Alejandro Dominguez. The shooting victim was found on Monday inside a parked car on Johnston Road. Rodriguez is being held in Fayette County on a half-million dollar bond.

Governor Overseas This Weekend

Posted On January 29, 2015

(Frankfork, KY) -- Governor Steve Beshear is leaving Saturday for Europe and a five-day economic development trip. Beshear says he's "looking forward to sharing Kentucky's automotive success story." He's been invited to speak at an international auto executives gathering in Germany. Kentucky operates an international office in Hamburg. Beshear will also visit Sweden.

Ransom Scam Reported In Lexington

Posted On January 29, 2015

(Lexington, KY) -- Lexington police say scammers are trying to use a parent's worst nightmare to extort money. A spokesman says three people this week have reported getting a phone call in which the person on the other end claimed to have kidnapped their child. The caller says the child will be returned once a…

Elk Creek Coal Mine To Close In 2016

Posted On January 29, 2015

(Hopkins County, KY) -- Kentucky is losing another coal mine. Officials say Elk Creek Coal Mine in Hopkins County will close at the beginning of 2016 because of reserve depletion. About 370 employees will be affected.