Kentucky News

Possible Tornado Touchdown In Henderson County

Posted On August 18, 2014

(Henderson County, KY) -- The National Weather Service is investigating a possible tornado touchdown in the southeastern portion of Henderson County. Emergency Management officials say there were reports of funnel clouds during severe weather Sunday evening. Crews are expected to survey residential damage and downed trees today.

Escaped Prisoner Back Behind Bars

Posted On August 18, 2014

(Fayette County, KY) -- A prisoner on the run from Blackburn Correctional Complex is back behind bars. John Stamper was serving a five-year sentence for convictions out of Madison County when he walked away from the minimum security prison on Saturday. He was arrested Sunday afternoon after breaking into a house earlier in the day.…

Kentucky Apartment Complex Testing Pet DNA

Posted On August 15, 2014

(Louisville, KY) -- A Louisville apartment complex is taking a unique step to keep its grounds free of doggie droppings. Managers at Waterside at Riverpark Place will launch the Pooprints program this weekend. All dogs in the complex will be given a DNA swab to help identify fecal matter left behind by the animals. First…

Clark Memorial Bridge Reopens Today

Posted On August 15, 2014

(Louisville, KY) -- Drivers are again able to cross the Clark Memorial Bridge in Louisville. Ohio River Bridges project officials say the span reopened overnight after nearly 40 days of work to improve entrance and exit ramps at U.S. Route 31 and Court Avenue. You won't be able to access I-65 north until next year,…

Deadliest Jobs In Kentucky

Posted On August 15, 2014

(Undated) -- Construction jobs top the list of the deadliest occupations in Kentucky. WCPO-TV reports more than 100 employees have died on the job in the Blue Grass State over the last three years. Landscaping and tree-trimming jobs come in second. Twenty people have died on the job so far this year.