Kentucky News

Alleged Perry County Burglars Indicted

Posted On January 22, 2015

(Perry Co., KY) -- A grand jury has indicted two men for allegedly breaking into the home of the Perry County coroner. Billy Caress and Eddie Boyd are accused of burglary and drug offenses. Police say the men forced their way into Coroner Jimmy Maggard's home last October. He wasn't there, but his wife was.…

Arrest In Henderson Drug Probe

Posted On January 22, 2015

(Henderson Co., KY) -- Police in Henderson County are announcing a bust following a two-month drug probe. Twenty-six-year-old Jacob Moore is being held on trafficking charges following his arrest yesterday at a home on Meadow Street. Authorities say undercover detectives bought methamphetamine from Moore at a motel room where he'd been living with his girlfriend…

Rand Paul Joining Other Presidential Hopefuls At Koch Brothers Event

Posted On January 21, 2015

(Undated) -- Rand Paul is set to take part in a private gathering put on by a group backed by the Koch brothers. According to Politico, the event is being held this weekend in Palm Springs, California. The Kentucky senator will be among several presidential hopefuls at the event, including Senator Ted Cruz of Texas,…

Former Bus Driver Facing Sex Charges

Posted On January 21, 2015

(Louisville, KY) -- A former Jefferson County school bus driver will face a judge today, accused of allowing students to have sex on her bus. Kristy Lawrence is charged with sexual abuse and sexual misconduct. Louisville Metro Police say Lawrence did nothing to stop a 17-year-old boy and 12-year-old girl from having sexual contact while…

Prosecutor Wants Dragging Teacher Charged

Posted On January 21, 2015

(Shepherdsville, KY) -- The Bullitt County teacher who was reportedly caught on video dragging a student is facing charges. Prosecutors are recommending a misdemeanor assault charge against Ashley Silas. They say a video from inside Brooks Elementary School shows Silas dragging the first-grader to the office after the child falls to the floor. Silas was…