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Jet Lands Safely With Blown Tire

Posted On October 03, 2014

(Louisville, KY) -- All passengers and crew aboard a United Express regional jet are safe after an emergency landing at Louisville airport. Fire crews stood by as the ERJ-145 jetliner carrying 47 people made an uneventful landing yesterday with a blown out front tire.

Georgetown College To Hold Memorial For Murdered Alumna

Posted On October 03, 2014

(Georgetown, KY) -- Georgetown College is planning a memorial service for an alumna murdered in Chile. Twenty-two-year-old Erica Hagan was in South America working as a teaching assistant when she was found dead in her apartment last month. An on-campus memorial will be held Monday at John L. Hill Chapel.

UK Football Players Were Playing “Manhunt”

Posted On October 03, 2014

(Lexington, KY) -- Four football players at University of Kentucky in trouble for Sunday's shooting near the Kirwan/Blanding complex were reportedly playing a game of "manhunt." Dorian Baker, Drew Barker, Tymere Dubose and Stanley Williams admitted to police on Monday that they were involved. They've been charged with second-degree disorderly conduct and are suspended from…

Kentucky National Guard Airmen In Senegal For Ebola Efforts

Posted On October 03, 2014

(Frankfort, KY) -- At least 60 members of the Kentucky National Guard are in West Africa to help fight Ebola. They left for Senegal on Thursday and will remain there as long as needed. The airmen will be responsible for establishing a cargo-processing hub in support of the international effort to battle the outbreak.

Retired Lexington Firefighter Killed In Motorcycle Crash

Posted On October 03, 2014

(Bourbon County, KY) -- The Lexington Fire Department is mourning the loss of a retired firefighter killed in a motorcycle crash. Officials say 54-year-old Tim Claggett died Wednesday when he lost control of his bike near North Middletown and was hit by an oncoming car. Claggett retired in 2012 as a Lieutenant. He'd been with…