Kentucky News

Man Wanted For Killing Girlfriend, Dumping Body

Posted On October 16, 2014

(Pulaski County, KY) -- Police in Pulaski County are looking for a man suspected of killing his girlfriend and dumping her body in a sinkhole. Investigators believe Johnny Hendrix killed Monica Wells during an argument Tuesday night then used an ATV to haul her body deep into a wooded area, where it was found Wednesday.…

Doctors: Ebola Risk Low, But Ready Anyway

Posted On October 15, 2014

(Louisville, KY) -- Kentucky doctors say the chances of an Ebola outbreak are low, but they must be prepared. Hospitals and healthcare officials are working together to set unified guidelines to identify and isolate patients who might have the deadly virus. Training is also underway for hospital workers to protect themselves from becoming infected.

Inmate Turns Himself In

Posted On October 15, 2014

(Lexington, KY) -- An inmate who failed to return to jail as part of a work release program has turned himself in. Brandon Riley was supposed to be back at the Lexington Division of Community Corrections last night by 8:30 but didn't show up. WLEX-TV reports he turned up in the main lobby late this…

Student Caught Outside School With Weapons

Posted On October 15, 2014

(Louisville, KY) -- A Louisville teen is accused of carrying weapons onto school grounds. Louisville Metro Police say the 17-year-old boy was arrested yesterday after he was seen with a gun and knife outside Auburndale Elementary School. The incident happened before classes started, with buses diverted to a nearby store until getting the all-clear.

Kentucky Develops Ebola Package

Posted On October 15, 2014

(Frankfort, KY) -- A new package of Ebola information is being developed by the state Health Department. Data will be presented to hospitals, public health agencies and healthcare groups to prepare for an outbreak of the virus.