Kentucky News

Gas Prices Spike This Week

Posted On March 23, 2015

(Undated) -- Gas prices are spiking in Kentucky. LouisvilleGasPrices.com reports the average price of self-serve regular is up a staggering 21-cents this week to two-dollars-53-cents a gallon. Service stations in Bardstown and Elizabethtown are charging less than two-dollars-ten-cents a gallon, but many Louisville drivers will pay two-dollars-70-cents.

Child Dies After Creek Rescue

Posted On March 23, 2015

(Louisville, KY) -- A Louisville family is mourning the death of a six-year-old boy who fell into Harrod's Creek. Metro Police say Tyler Gibson was reported missing yesterday when he disappeared while playing outside. Witnesses found the boy in the water at a marina near his family's River Road home but were unable to revive…

Police: Grandfather Shot Man Who Threatened Grandchildren

Posted On March 23, 2015

(Frankfort, KY) -- Police in Frankfort are investigating after a grandfather claims he shot a man who threatened his grandkids. WLEX-TV reports it happened Saturday, when an apparently drunken man walked up to the grandfather and told him God had sent him to take the children. Investigators say the grandfather then got a gun from…

Gas Tax Freeze Urged

Posted On March 23, 2015

(Frankfort, KY) -- Kentucky lawmakers are being urged to stop an expected drop in the state's gas tax. State transportation officials are lobbying the legislature to stop next month's decrease, saying it would cripple the state's road construction fund. Kentucky's gas tax is tied to wholesale prices and adjusted quarterly. It's expected to drop by…

Sweet 16 Field Is Set With Wildcats, Cardinals

Posted On March 23, 2015

(Undated) -- The Sweet 16 field is set. Top-seeded and undefeated Kentucky will clash with fifth-seeded West Virginia on Thursday. Meanwhile The University of Louisville men's basketball team advanced in the NCAA tournament yesterday with a 66-to-53 win over Northern Iowa. The Cardinals will face Atlantic Coast Conference rival North Carolina State in the East…

  • Pet Patrol

    Dog Found

    Posted on March 27, 2015
    Location: Pierceville area

    Young male dog found in Pierceville area. Mostly black with…