Murder Suicide In Estill


The body of a woman found Saturday on Noland Creek Road in rural Estill County has been identified as Ellen Townsend, 29, of Irvine. Kentucky State Police say she died of a gunshot wound.

She was last seen in a silver Chrysler sedan with a man identified a Ricky Conrad.

Sunday morning Conrad, 44, was […]

School Bus Slides Off Road

Flashing Lights and Sign on School Bus

Everyone is safe after a Madison County School Bus Sides off the road.

It happened this morning on KY 1295 when the bus hit an icy spot and slid off the road and into a ditch. The bus was loaded with children enroute to Kirksville Elementary School. Another bus was called in and picked up […]

Powell County Home Destroyed


An overnight fire has destroyed a Powell County home.

It happened just outside of Clay City on Little Brush Creek Road.

The home was fully engulfed when firefighters arrived. Crews were also hampered by a narrow road that allowed only one truck at a time and the lack of nearby water.

Crews from Stanton, Middle […]

Shooting In Lexington


A shooting last night has left a Lexington man hospitalized.

According to police at around 11 p.m. last night, people the victim people did not know entered his home and an argument broke out that ended in the shooting.

The victim is in stable condition with a non-life threatening injury.

Home Deed Scam


Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway is warning new home owners of a scam that could cost needless money.

What looks like official mailings from Record Transfer Service offers you a copy of your property deed for an 83 dollar document fee.

Conway reminds homeowners copies of their deed can be obtained at the county courthouse […]

Santa Deadline Is Near


The Richmond Parks and Recreation Department is acting as Santa’s helpers this year with several programs to bring Santa up close and personal for the kids. Whether it’s a phone call, letter or personal visit from Santa time is running out. According to Program Coordinator Brittany Tombs it’s easy to sign up, “You can get […]

Lexington Apartment Fire


In Lexington an early morning apartment fire forces residents to evacuate.

It started at about three this morning at an apartment building on Jennifer road. The fire started in a downstairs bedroom but quickly spread to an upstairs hall.

About ten people including a family of five with three children were forced into the cold. […]

One Escapee Captured


One of the two inmates that walked away from the Blackburn Correctional Facility, November 29th, is back behind bars.

Police arrested Joshua Stephenson in Hamilton, Ohio where he faces a kidnapping charge.

Stephenson was serving a 13-year sentence for burglary charges out of Campbell County in Kentucky. He would have been eligible for parole in […]

Berea Teen Killed In Crash


A single car crash has claimed the life of a Berea teenager.

According to Madison County coroner James Cornelison 18 year old Austin Tillery was driving on US 25 around 4 p.m. Monday when his car went off the road and hit a tree.Tillery was pronounced dead at the scene.

Cornelison says speed, rain and […]

Woman Found Safe


The woman police issued a golden alert on has been found.

Police say the woman went missing Monday night and because of the weather and fears of hypothermia police used firefighters, K-9 units and a helicopter in the search.

She was found at around 12:30 this morning and was taken to UK hospital for treatment. […]

Valley View Ferry To Close For Work

Ferry Boat

If you use the Valley View Ferry you might want to plan an alternate route home this evening.

The ferry will go out of service at noon today to make room for a new tow boat. Crews are scheduled to begin work to place the existing barge on the new boat. The ferry will be […]

Violent Shoplifter


A shoplifting incident turned violent in Richmond Monday.

Police say two women allegedly left Kohl’s with more than $900 in merchandise. An employee did try to stop them and that’s when one of the women struck the employee several times before getting into their vehicle and fleeing the scene.

The car is described as a […]

A Standoff IN Estill Ends With An Arrest

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In Estill County a five hour standoff with police ended peacefully yesterday evening.

It started as a domestic dispute but police were called to the scene where the suspect then barricaded himself in his Lamar Drive home threatening troopers.

After nearly five hours the suspect surrendered peacefully. The suspect was not identified.

Two Escape Blackburn Correctional Complex

Prison Escape

Officials of the Blackburn Correctional Complex are continuing to search for two inmates that walked away from the minimum security prison.

Official say Michael Fleet and Joshua Stephenson escaped just after 8:00 pm on Saturday night.

Brian Zafian lives in a nearby neighborhood and says he’s concern when there is an escape at the prison, […]

Madison Home Invasion


Madison County Sheriff Deputies are searching for a man and woman that broke into a home Sunday night.

Deputies say the pair broke into the home on Alexander Road in Berea around 8:00 a.m. on Sunday and held the owner at gunpoint.

The victim was hit by the male intrude rand that’s when the two […]

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