EagleCountryOnline.com

Kentucky News

Louisville Mayor Speaks Out Against Wage Hike

Posted On December 10, 2014

(Louisville, KY) -- Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer is finally speaking out about plans to raise the city's minimum wage. The mayor told "WAVE-TV" yesterday the community does not support a ten-dollar-ten-cent entry-level wage, citing business leaders who say it would cause job losses. Fischer says he supports a minimum wage hike at the state and…

Missing Man Found Inside Garage

Posted On December 10, 2014

(Bullitt County, KY) -- A missing Bullitt County man has been found dead inside his garage. WLEX-TV reports the body of 41-year-old Scott Newton was discovered this week by a private investigator hired by his family. Newton was reported missing November 22nd. His body was apparently located in a hard-to-reach area in the garage. A…

Couple Accused Of Torturing Child Remain Jailed

Posted On December 10, 2014

(Madison Co., KY) -- A Madison County couple remains behind bars, accused of torturing a child. Thirty-eight-year-old Julio Valledares and 34-year-old Linda Richmond of Berea appeared in court Tuesday. They're accused of starving, beating and torturing a nine-year-old girl for nearly a year.

Court Appearance For Couple Accused Of Torture

Posted On December 10, 2014

(Madison Co., KY) -- A Madison County couple remains in jail for allegedly starving, beating and torturing a nine-year-old girl for nearly a year. Thirty-eight-year-old Julio Valledares and 34-year-old Linda Richmond of Berea appeared in court yesterday. They're charged with multiple counts of criminal abuse and assault. A grand jury indictment states the couple systematically…

Lexington Rash Of Tire Slashings

Posted On December 10, 2014

(Lexington, KY) -- There's been no arrests as police investigate vandalism in one Lexington neighborhood. Eleven cars had their tires slashed on Jefferson Street, West Main Street and Klair Alley. One resident, Andrew Hall, says he woke up Sunday morning to find every car parked outside in Klair Alley with at least one slashed tire,…