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Chick-V Continues To Spread Across Kentucky

Posted On August 05, 2014

(Lexington, KY) -- The mosquito-borne illness known as Chik-V continues to spread across Kentucky. The Fayette County Health Department says 13 cases have now been confirmed statewide. Most of the cases involve people who have recently visited the Caribbean.

Keno Helps Kentucky Lottery Set Sales Record

Posted On August 04, 2014

(Louisville, KY) -- A new game is making big bucks for the Kentucky Lottery. Officials say the new Keno game is boosting sales to record levels. Lottery officials say gamblers spent nearly 860-million-dollars on its games during the past fiscal year, crushing last year's record. The bar-based Keno game made more than 29-million-dollars since its…

Two Escaped Inmates Recaptured

Posted On August 04, 2014

(Lexington, KY) -- A pair of escaped inmates are back in custody. Cody Allison and Paul Nance walked away from the Blackburn Correctional Complex on Sunday. Allison is doing 20 years for receiving stolen property, while Nance was serving 30 years on the same charge. Hopkins County Sheriff's officials say they were recaptured today without…

Human Skull Found In Rowan County

Posted On August 04, 2014

(Rowan County, KY) -- Authorities are investigating the discovery of human remains in Rowan County. WKYT-TV reports someone hunting for ginseng found a skull in a wooded area late Sunday night. National Forestry officials are joining sheriff's deputies in searching for the rest of the body. It's believed the remains may have been there for…

Five-Year-Old Killed In ATV Accident Laid To Rest

Posted On August 04, 2014

(Rockcastle County, KY) -- A five-year-old girl who died following an ATV accident has been laid to rest. Funeral services were held earlier today for Amberly Northern. She passed away Friday at the University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center after suffering a head injury in Thursday's accident. Investigators say she wasn't wearing a helmet.