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Double Murder-Suicide In Northern Kentucky

Posted On July 29, 2014

(Dry Ridge, KY) -- A double murder-suicide investigation is underway in Northern Kentucky. Grant County authorities say 35-year-old Shaun Hiles was following a truck with his 33-year-old estranged wife and another man inside, as they drove down a road in Dry Ridge last night. He allegedly forced them off the road, then opened fire, killing…

Louisville Cheerleader’s Death Under Investigation

Posted On July 29, 2014

(Louisville, KY) -- An investigation is underway into the death of a University of Louisville cheerleader. Police say the body of 22-year-old Danielle Cogswell was found yesterday in her off-campus apartment. U-of-L is providing grief counselors to Cogswell's friends, classmates and teammates. No further details have been released.

Police: Man Tried To Bury Robbery Victim Alive

Posted On July 29, 2014

(Lexington, KY) -- Authorities in RockCastle County have arrested a suspect they say robbed a man and then tried to bury him alive. According to the "Lexington Herald-Leader," 23-year-old Derek Kissee was found earlier this month at an old quarry in a remote part of the county. He'd been severely beaten, and left for dead…

Three Kentucky Universities Involved In Outer Space

Posted On July 29, 2014

(Lexington, KY) -- The University of Louisville, University of Kentucky, and Western Kentucky University are sending a project into outer space. The schools are using a NASA grant to have research conducted aboard the International Space Station. The study involves physics experiments on mixtures of microscopic particles suspended in substances like whey and blood plasma.

Crops Destroyed By Hail At UK Research Farm

Posted On July 29, 2014

(Lexington, KY) -- A vicious storm that damaged homes and trees destroyed 90 percent of crops at a University of Kentucky research farm. Dr. Chad Lee said some of the hail was close to golf-ball size and devastated tobacco and corn in Newtown Pike. Lee added, quote, "You expect from time to time you're going…