Kentucky News

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.

Old West Crime Sweeping Across Kentucky

Posted On July 25, 2014

(Lincoln County, KY) -- Lincoln County cattle owners are experiencing the Old West crime of rustling. Beef prices are soaring and thieves want to cash in. William Coleman reports rustlers took 23 head of cattle worth 40-thousand dollars while he was in the hospital. Cattle dealers don't have to provide proof of ownership, which makes…

Death Penalty Is A State Issue

Posted On July 25, 2014

(Frankfort, KY) -- U.S. Senator for Kentucky Rand Paul says the death penalty is a state issue. The Republican said more than half the country's death row inmates are black or Latino. Paul is going to speak to the National Urban League's convention today to propose restoring voting rights to some felons.