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Murdered Teen’s Mom: Gunman Was Cousin

Posted On December 09, 2014

(Louisville, KY) -- The mother of a 16-year-old Louisville murder victim says the girl's cousin is the gunman. Shavon Ross' mother told "WHAS-TV" the 16-year-old suspect had been harassing Ross for some time before last month's shooting. The teenager is currently charged with murder in juvenile court, but Jefferson County prosecutors want him tried as…

Charges File In High-Speed Chase

Posted On December 09, 2014

(Hopkins Co., KY) -- A high-speed pursuit has landed a Tennessee man in the Hopkins County jail without bond on almost a dozen charges. It started with reports of a reckless driver on the Pennyrile Parkway. State Police say 38-year-old Danny Potts was going about a hundred miles an hour. No one was hurt in…

UKHealth Opening New Facility

Posted On December 09, 2014

(Lexington, KY) -- UKHealthCare says it will open a six-million dollar observation unit on Thursday at Chandler Hospital to try to reduce overcrowding and long wait times in the emergency room. The average wait time in Chandler's E-R, ten hours and 44 minutes, is the longest in the state and more than four hours above…

Serious Pedestrian Accident In Whitely County

Posted On December 09, 2014

(Williamsburg, KY) -- Police are investigating a pedestrian accident in Whitley County where a car struck a woman. Williamsburg Police closed the northbound lanes of Highway 25 last night as she was being airlifted to a hospital. Her injuries are described as serious but non-life-threatening.

Hardin County Woman Charged With Torturing Dog

Posted On December 09, 2014

(Elizabethtown, KY) -- A Hardin County woman, 23-year-old Heather Pereira, is accused of cutting her dog with razor blades so she could take its pain medication. Police say she brought her golden retriever to Elizabethtown Animal Hospital with lacerations three times since October and each time asked for the canine pain medication Tramadol. Pereira confessed…