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Gunfire Ends With Five Arrests

Posted On July 28, 2014

(Lexington, KY) -- Police in Lexington responded to gunshots and stopped a car carrying several young men. They failed to find the shooter, but found three guns and drugs early yesterday. Five people are under arrest for various crimes. No one was hurt during a dozen shots being fired near Shropshire Avenue and Third Street.

Death Penalty Abolition Bill Filed

Posted On July 28, 2014

(Frankfort, KY) -- The death penalty abolition bill is among a number of proposals already filed for the next legislative session in Frankfort. One bill hopes to ban the death penalty, while another would have a task force study the punishment and make recommendations to lawmakers.

Benefit Concert For Crash Victims

Posted On July 28, 2014

(Elizabethtown, KY) -- Victims of a crash are being benefited by a concert in Elizabethtown. Brianna Taylor and Mickayla Harig were hurt when their vehicle was hit by a drunk driver last month. Harig was critically injured and Taylor was killed. Several bands participated at Central Hardin High School during a seven-hour event on Saturday…

Veteran’s Suspicious Death Investigated

Posted On July 28, 2014

(Mercer County, KY) -- Investigators are probing the suspicious death of a veteran in Mercer County. James Price had health problems that were not considered the cause of his death on Friday in his home. Price is a veteran of the Iraq War. The cause of death is being sought by the medical examiner.

Man’s Fiery Death Was Suicide

Posted On July 25, 2014

(Middlesboro, TN) -- Police in Middlesboro say a man found dead following a house fire committed suicide. Investigators tell WYMT-TV 41-year-old Melvin Ray Shackleford set fire to his home on Wednesday and then killed himself. Further details haven't been released.