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Turkey Hunter Shooter Pleads Not Guilty

Posted On August 26, 2014

(Clay County, KY) -- The man accused of shooting at three turkey hunters, killing one of them and injuring another, is pleading not guilty. Investigators say Dwight Hughes shot Brian Griffin and Jason Roberts last April as they were hunting in Fogertown in Clay County. Griffin died after being airlifted to University of Kentucky Medical…

Richmond To Vote On Smoking Ban Today

Posted On August 26, 2014

(Richmond, KY) -- The Richmond City Commission is expected to vote today on a new city-wide indoor smoking ban. The Madison County Health Department imposed a similar ban several years ago, but the Kentucky Supreme Court ruled in June that they didn't have the power to do so. The health board has asked the cities…

Inmate Likely Overdosed On Methadone-Soaked Underwear

Posted On August 26, 2014

(Jessamine County, KY) -- Kentucky State Police are investigating the death of a Jessamine County inmate, who possibly died after ingesting methadone soaked underwear. Officials say Corey McQueary was found unresponsive last Thursday and later died at Saint Joseph Hospital in Nicholasville. Investigators believe McQueary was given the drug by a furloughed inmate, who is…

Man Accused Of Shooting Hunter Headed To Court

Posted On August 25, 2014

(Clay County, OH) -- A man accused of killing a hunter in southern Kentucky has pleaded not guilty to the murder. Dwight Hughes appeared today in a Clay County courtroom. He's accused of opening fire on a group of turkey hunters last April, killing Brian Griffin and killing another man. His next court appearance was…

Meth Lab Found Inside Vehicle

Posted On August 25, 2014

(Johnson County, KY) -- A couple has been charged for building what Kentucky police say was an active meth lab inside their car. Authorities in Johnson County say they found the bubbling beakers on the floorboard of the backseat during a checkpoint on Route 321 in Paintsville. Both are in custody and the man has…