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Troopers Investigate Bowling Green Shooting

Posted On December 16, 2014

(Bowling Green, KY) -- State Police are planning to interview Bowling Green police officer Clifton Phelps this week as part of the investigation into last weekend's shooting of a suburban Chicago man in a parking lot. Cabela's Sporting Goods reported a shoplifting-in-progress. Police say Phelps shot 33-year-old Elliott Cummings after he left a store with…

Bowling Green Man Sentenced In Killing

Posted On December 16, 2014

(Warren Co., KY) -- A Warren Circuit judge is sending Randall Hester to prison for 35 years. A jury in October convicted the 27-year-old Bowling Green man of manslaughter in the 2011 shooting death of a 32-year-old Bowling Green man, Jonathan Havens. The sentence yesterday was enhanced because Hester had been classified as a persistent…

Man Killed In Pulaski Crash

Posted On December 16, 2014

(Pulaski Co., KY) -- Police in Pulaski County are investigating a one-car crash that killed the driver, whose name has not been released. It happened this morning around 5:00 just outside Eubank where the man lost control of his vehicle and struck a tree. He was pronounced dead at the scene on North Highway 1247.

Coroner: Fetuses Found In 2009 Were Sisters

Posted On December 16, 2014

(Lexington, KY) -- Officials say two fetuses found in a Lexington cemetery five years ago were siblings. The Fayette County Coroner's Office says extensive DNA testing has revealed that both were female around 22-weeks along, but the cause of death is "undetermined." The fetuses were discovered in 2009 by a woman walking her dog in…

Train Derailment In Paris Sends Coal Into Creek

Posted On December 16, 2014

(Paris, KY) -- Cleanup continues in Paris following a train derailment that dumped coal into Stoner Creek. Officials say three cars on the 100-car train fell down an embankment and into the water early Monday morning, possibly damaging a sewer line. Crews are planning to install a bypass line around the compromised section. Investigators think…