Kentucky News

Woman Sought Restraining Order 24 Hours Before Murder

Posted On July 30, 2014

(Dry Ridge, KY) -- New evidence indicates a woman gunned down in Dry Ridge knew she was in danger. Nicole Hiles had filed for a restraining order against her estranged husband just 24-hours before her death. Grant County sheriff's deputies say Shawn Hiles shot her Monday in an ambush outside a friend's home. Investigators say…

Blaze At Historic Church Under Investigation

Posted On July 30, 2014

(Pike County, KY) -- A blaze at an historic Kentucky church is under investigation. WYMT-TV reports the 100-year-old Yeager Church of Christ in Pike County burned down over the weekend. Church members say there was no power to the building at the time. The Kentucky State arson investigator is helping to determine the cause.

Kentucky Accused Of Discrimination On Bridge Project

Posted On July 30, 2014

(Louisville, KY) -- A construction company is claiming discrimination when it comes to how Kentucky handed out contracts for the Ohio River Bridges project. A lawsuit filed by Mathis and Sons of Louisville says the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet stripped its minority-owned business status despite recommendations to the contrary. The company's owner says the state prefers…

New Scam In Pulaski County

Posted On July 30, 2014

(Somerset, KY) -- Pulaski County Sheriff Michael Gayer is warning citizens of a phone scam. The caller shows a number recognizable by the receiver then requests credit card and bank data. Lieutenant Brett Whitaker said, quote, "Scammers are constantly finding new and sneaky ways to prey on unsuspecting victims."

Caregiver Accused Of Fraud

Posted On July 30, 2014

(Lexington, KY) -- Police in Lexington are accusing a caregiver of defrauding an elderly couple. Officers say Karlen Jett managed to get thousands of dollars with forged checks and stolen jewels. Jett is being held in the Fayette County Detention Center on two counts of exploiting adults and tampering with evidence.