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Independent joins race in 6th District

Posted On June 05, 2012 at 5:51am EDT

  EVERTON - The owner of a day spa in Fayette County has announced she'll run as an independent candidate for the Indiana 6th District seat in Congress.Corinne Westerfield calls herself an "independent woman" running as an independent candidate."I will not be told what to do by a political party. I will only listen to…

Seventeen Die On Kentucky Roadways

Posted On June 05, 2012 at 5:49am EDT

(FRANKFORT, KY) – Preliminary statistics* indicate that seventeen people died in sixteen separate crashes on Kentucky roadways from Tuesday, May 29, through Sunday, June 3, 2012.  Ten of the fatalities involved motor vehicles and five victims were not wearing seat belts.  Single-fatality crashes occurred in Boone, Clay, Fayette, Green, Greenup, Logan, McCracken and Pendleton counties.   One…

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Semi carrying glass overturns closing I-275 near Hebron

Posted On June 04, 2012 at 12:22pm EDT

Warmest spring in Tri-state since late 1800's

Posted On June 04, 2012 at 8:15am EDT

It's Officiall. This was the warmest spring on record in the Tri-State since the spring of 1878.  The average temperature in March,  April and May this year was over 59 degrees.  The daytime average high temp this spring was over 70.  The National Weather Bureau predicts this summer to be warmer than normal.

Hebron daycare closed due to fire

Posted On June 04, 2012 at 8:14am EDT

A Hebron daycare will be closed a few days while repairs are made following a fire there on Friday.  The fire at the Prodigy School on Barbara Drive was confined mostly to the kitchen but about 50% of the building received smoke damage.  All children and teachers were able to get out safely.

Fire damages home in Florence

Posted On June 04, 2012 at 8:13am EDT

Fire caused extensive damage to a home in the 6500 block of Louise Court in Florence Friday night.  Several fire departments from Boone and Kenton counties responded to the blaze after receiving the call just before 7pm. No one was at home at the time of the fire, however a dog that was inside died.

Teenage pedestrian killed early yesterday in Hebron

Posted On June 04, 2012 at 8:11am EDT

A teenage pedestrian died after being struck by a vehicle on River Road in Hebron early Sunday morning.  Police say 26 year old Daniel Gose was driving west on River Road just after 2am Sunday when he hit 18 Year Old John Pernell. Pernell died at the scene.  Gose who drove  away was later stopped…

Man arrested in Georgetown, KY on charges of child molesting in Switzerland Co.

Posted On June 04, 2012 at 7:58am EDT

Vevay police and a Kentucky Special Crimes Unit arrested a man in Georgetown Kentucky on charges of child molesting that occurred in Switzerland County.  62 Year Old Harold V. Hankins will now be brought back to Indiana to face the felony charge.  It?s believed the crimes took place in December 2010 and January 2011.  The…

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Ohio Gov. Signs Texting Ban

Posted On June 01, 2012 at 1:12pm EDT

Ohio is the 39th state to prohibit texting while driving.

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This Is Indiana's Free Fishing Weekend

Posted On June 01, 2012 at 12:24pm EDT

All Hoosiers can fish for free, regardless of whether they have a fishing license, at Indiana’s state parks and lakes this weekend.