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A missing 15-year-old girl from Berea was found "safe and sound" Thursday in Louisville, according to Berea police. Amber Renae ... to call police. Kentucky State Police, Louisville Metro Police and the FBI helped the Berea Police Department find Amber, Berea police said on Facebook Thursday night.
Kentucky State Police say one person is dead in the Weeksbury community of Floyd County. The coroner and a deputy coroner are also on scene. Police say the victim is Michael Adney, age 37. Police say Adney was shot after he apparently tried to break into a home. It happened around 8 a.m. Friday ...

Police received several calls about a person with a gun inside Kentucky Towers, a historic apartment complex along the 400 block of W. Muhammad Ali Boulevard. A MetroSafe supervisor said around 1 p.m. that the scene had been cleared and an "all-clear" was given. The police statement said they would ...
ASHLAND, Ky. (AP) — A police program in Kentucky allows community members struggling with addiction to seek help without facing reprisals. The Daily Independent reports the Ashland Police Department launched its Angel Program on Thursday. Similar initiatives have been implemented at Kentucky ...
BEREA, Ky. (AP) — Authorities say a Kentucky teenager who left school with an unknown person and messaged a friend to call police has been found safe. News outlets cite a statement from Berea police that says 15-year-old Amber Renae Wagers was located Thursday in Louisville. No other information ...
ERLANGER, Ky. (AP) - Authorities say a man wanted on a drug warrant was shot and wounded by police outside a Kentucky bar. Kentucky State Police spokesman Trooper Charles Loudermilk tells the Cincinnati Enquirer that 40-year-old Dexter Helton is in critical condition after being shot by Erlanger ...

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Police in Kentucky say an officer fatally shot a knife-wielding man inside a home in Louisville. Louisville Metro Police Chief Steve Conrad told media that officers were called Wednesday night due to a disturbance in the home and went inside to find a man armed with multiple knives ...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Officials have released the name of a man who was fatally shot by police in Kentucky. The Jefferson County Coroner's Office said in a statement on Wednesday that 21-year-old Demonjhea Jordan of Jeffersonville, Indiana, died Tuesday from gunshot wounds at University of ...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP/WAVE 3) - Officials have released the name of a man who was fatally shot by police in Kentucky. The Jefferson County Coroner's Office said in a statement on Wednesday that 21-year-old Demonjhea Jordan of Jeffersonville, Indiana, died Tuesday from gunshot wounds at University of ...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A robbery suspect in Kentucky has been fatally shot by police. News media report Louisville police located a man matching a description released after a robbery call earlier Tuesday. Police Chief Steve Conrad said the suspect and officers exchanged gunfire, and the suspect was ...
A Barbourville man was arrested Monday night after allegedly posting a series of Facebook messages last weekend that said he would kill all Knox County police officers, according to the sheriff's department. Timothy Roark, 29, also stated he would kill a named individual of the Barbourville Police officer in ...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A suspect in a weekend shooting in Kentucky who was subsequently shot by police has died, authorities said Monday. ... West Buechel Police Chief Todd Walls said at a news conference that Walz was flagged down Sunday by someone reporting a man chasing another man with ...
Kentucky State Police said it plans to appeal a recent attorney general's decision that stated the agency violated open records law when it denied Courier Journal requests for a database of arrest and traffic citations. "We are appealing this decision and cannot comment further on pending litigation," KSP ...
In a definitive win for open records advocates, the state attorney general's office has found Kentucky State Police violated the state public records law by denying Courier Journal requests for the agency's database of arrest and traffic citations. The agency offered several reasons why it thought the database ...
After every instance of an unarmed black man being shot by the police, there are calls for conversations about building better relationships between communities of color and police departments. Holding a hearing on House Bill 66 would have provided an opportunity for Kentucky legislators to facilitate this ...
LOYALL, Ky. (WATE) - A 41-year-old North Carolina man is facing a kidnapping charge after police say he drove to Loyall, Kentucky to pick up a 16-year-old girl and take her back to his home in North Carolina. The teen disappeared March 26 when her mother went to work. The mother contacted state ...
KENTUCKY (WHAS11) -- The Miami County Sheriff's Office (Ohio) announced the identification of Jane Doe, found in 1981. They say the woman was believed to have ties to Kentucky. Police in Ohio hope the identification will advance the investigation and lead to new tips in the case. Jane Doe, who was ...

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Kentucky's Democratic attorney general says he's filed suit to stop changes to public employee pensions in the commonwealth. ... "That's a promise the General Assembly made to teachers, social workers, police officers, firefighters decades ago that said if you dedicate your life to public ...
Attorney General Andy Beshear, along with the Kentucky Education Association and the Kentucky State Fraternal Order of Police, filed suit Wednesday against the controversial public pension bill Gov. Matt Bevin signed into law Tuesday. The 49-page lawsuit, filed in Franklin Circuit Court, said the bill ...
A Bell County teacher was charged Monday and admitted to asking a 14-year-old boy on Facebook for nude pictures, police said. A parent told Kentucky State Police last month that she discovered inappropriate messages on her son's Facebook account, police said. Jordan Turner, 30, was arrested at Bell ...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Police body camera video shows a man who was fatally shot by officers in Kentucky's largest city was armed with a screwdriver. Louisville Police Maj. Frank Hardison said at a news conference Monday that three officers repeatedly asked 45-year-old Russell T. Bowman to drop the ...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Police officers in Kentucky's largest city have fatally shot a man after what they described as a confrontation. Louisville Metro Police Chief Steven Conrad told news outlets that officers responding to a report of a disorderly person Sunday night fired shots at a man after a run-in.
PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) - An inmate's death shortly after his arrest for public intoxication has prompted a Kentucky police department to conduct an internal review. The Paducah Sun reports that Kentucky State Police are also investigating the death of 33-year-old Joshua Fuson, who was found unresponsive at ...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A man was shot and wounded after police say he fired a revolver at an officer during an early-morning incident in Louisville, Kentucky. Louisville police ... The shooting came two days after an off-duty police officer in Hopkinsville, Kentucky was shot and killed. The suspect in that ...
A man was shot and wounded after police say he fired a revolver at an officer during an early-morning incident in Louisville, Kentucky. Louisville police said 20-year-old Elijah Eubanks was in stable condition Saturday at University of Louisville Hospital. Neither officer was injured. It happened around 1 a.m. ...
Meacham had been with the Hopkinsville Police Department since May. Before then, he worked at the Christian County Sheriff's Department for about 12 years. He's survived by his wife and two school-age children, said Austin of the Kentucky State Police. Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin confirmed on Twitter that ...
ASHLAND, Ky. (AP) - Health officials say a restaurant worker in northeastern Kentucky has been diagnosed with hepatitis A. Media cited a public health advisory from the Ashland-Boyd County Health Department that said the agency was notified Tuesday of the diagnosis and is investigating the case.
The Kentucky State Police unveiled a program last week to help addicts find assistance from an unlikely source: the state police themselves. On Tuesday, the program was presented in more detail to local law enforcement agencies and health professionals at a meeting at Baptist Health Paducah.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - The University of Kentucky Police Department is investigating a sexual assault case after a woman says she was inappropriately grabbed by a male suspect. The police department issued a crime bulletin Wednesday afternoon, saying the woman was approached around 10:30 ...
HORSE CAVE, Ky. (WBKO) -- Several people in Hart County are asking questions, after the FBI began an investigation at the Horse Cave Police Department. ... According to the Hart County Sheriff Boston Hensley, the Hart County Sheriff's Office and Kentucky State Police have agreed to provide police ...
The standoff started around 7 p.m. Monday in Oil Springs on Ky. 825 ... Dalton ran and locked himself inside his home, which is when Kentucky State Police arrived to join deputies, EKB News reported. ... Police told EKB News that 200 rounds were fired between the two sides in a 15-second span.
PAINTSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Authorities say a Kentucky man has died in a standoff with law enforcement officers. Multiple media outlets report that Johnson County Sheriff Dwayne Price says deputies responded to reports Monday night of a man acting suspiciously in a front yard. Price says they found a man ...
CRITTENDEN, Ky. -- Kentucky State Police are looking for the suspect accused in a shooting last week. Authorities believe Matthew Paul Reusch, 19, of Ludlow, is armed and dangerous, they said in a news release Tuesday night. Police said Reusch is the suspect in a March 2 shooting in Crittenden.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The FBI and Kentucky State Police raided a small town's police department. It happened Monday at the Horse Cave Police Department, about 80 miles south of Louisville. The FBI is not saying why it raided the police station, or what agents were looking for. "As part of an ...
Later in the afternoon, the Daily Times contacted Hart County Sheriff Boston Hensley regarding the matter and inquired about police protection for Horse Cave. “Horse Cave will not be left without police coverage,” Hensley said. “The Hart County Sheriff's Office and the Kentucky State Police have agreed to ...
A Radcliff teen was arrested Thursday afternoon in northern Kentucky after reportedly stabbing and kidnapping two girls, including a former girlfriend, ... 17 – into a vehicle at knifepoint from their driveway on Fentress Boulevard in Hardin County, according to a Kentucky State Police Post 4 news release.
After their son, 11, shot his 6-year-old sister in the head, Bell County parents were charged with endangering their children for allegedly leaving them unattended with loaded guns, police said. Aaron Fredrick, a Kentucky State Police detective, arrested Jennifer Collett, 29, and James Collett, 30, ...
More than 90 pages of documents were released to the public on Thursday after a three-judge panel of the Kentucky Court of Appeals granted a motion requesting that the court unseal the records. Lawyers for three news media organizations asked for the motion after arguing that a gag order on the case, ...
FULTON, Ky. — Recently released video shows Kentucky police fatally shooting a man who used a pole with a knife attached to it to break car windows. WDRB reports that in Jan. 2017, Chris McClure was swinging the weapon at parked cars and breaking windows. Police said McClure started to take his ...
WHITLEY CITY, Ky. (WKYT) - Kentucky State Police are investigating the death of a 40-year-old man Thursday morning. Troopers identified the man as Leroy Wallen, Jr., 40, of Pine Knot. Wallen was found dead inside a camper trailer in a remote area off Beulah Heights Road in the Whitley City community.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – People seeking drug abuse treatment will be able to get help from state police under a program now available across Kentucky. News outlets report state police Commissioner Rick Sanders, Gov. Matt Bevin and state Justice and Public Safety Secretary John Tilley announced the ...
BLACKMONT, Ky. (WATE) – The parents of a six-year-old Bell County, Kentucky, girl who was accidentally shot by her brother last month have now been arrested and face several charges. Jennifer Collett, 29, and James Collett, 30, both face three counts of first degree wanton endangerment and three ...
Kentucky State Police won't have funding slashed, will get new cruisers. The Kentucky State Police would also be spared the 6.25 percent budget reduction. State Rep. Jason Nemes, R-Louisville, said KSP will get funding for 260 new police cruisers and hundreds of new rifles. (Officers are still using guns ...
BOURBON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)-- The Paris Police Department is warning the public after skimmers were found at a local gas station. Police responded to a call Thursday at the Circle K on Lacy Lane involving the discovery of an unauthorized electronic device found on two of the gas pumps. They say ...
MURRAY, KY (KFVS) -. Murray, KY Police have arrested a man in connection to a stabbing suspect after one person was discovered with visible wounds on Tuesday, February 27, around 12:48 a.m.. Maurice Redmond, 22, of Clarksville, Tennessee has been located and arrested by police. Another suspect ...
The video is from the body cam of James “Buck” Buckingham, the Fulton police officer who responded to calls that a man smashed the windows out of the police ... Kentucky state police would later testify before a grand jury that, moments before he was shot the second time, McClure was refusing verbal ...
PADUCAH, KY (KFVS) -. The Paducah Police Department is looking for a Kevil, KY man who may have information about a "shots fired" incident that happened several months ago. Officers have been unable to locate Justin L. Benton, 27, of Kevil, who they believe may have information about a shots fired ...
ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (WKYT) - Kentucky State Police say a babysitter admitted to physically harming an 8-month-old infant. Investigators say they responded to Hardin Memorial Health in Elizabethtown Tuesday after receiving a report of a possible abuse case. When they arrived, investigators learned the ...
It was a Lexington police officer calling because a child had been found walking along the road in the middle of the night, and he thought it might be one of her students. The child appeared to have special needs and police officers were unable to understand what the child was trying to communicate.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Louisville lawyers are going to bat for the family of a western Kentucky man shot and killed by police. The incident happened in Fulton and was caught on the officer body's camera video. The footage was captured in January of 2017. Police say Chris McClure was swinging a ...


 

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