On Monday night, the Leitchfield City Council agreed to hire the architecture firm Lynn H. Armstrong & Associates to provide design and construction services for the new Public Works maintenance building ... (MORE)
WILMORE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Police have identified the man who was fatally shot by Wilmore officers and say he had threatened to kill himself. Trooper Robert Purdy told the Lexington Herald-Leader (http://bit.ly/1EjgaLJ) that the investigati ...(MORE)
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Hundreds gathered in northwest Ohio over the weekend to remember a college student who was gunned down while walking home from a party near the University of Kentucky. The Blade in Toledo reports (http://bit.ly/1E0RcPi ) 400 peo ...(MORE)
LONDON, Ky. (AP) — Authorities say a Laurel County teenager was killed when he was struck by a train. According to WKYT-TV (http://bit.ly/1DjWQqY), the incident occurred around 3 a.m. Saturday in the Lily community about seven miles south of London ...(MORE)
SOMERSET, Ky. (AP) — A Pulaski County man has pleaded guilty to killing his girlfriend and hiding her body in a sinkhole. Police told The Commonwealth Journal (http://bit.ly/1EeHL0D ) that 35-year-old Johnny Ray Hendrix left the residence on an ATV ...(MORE)
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Prosecutors: Capsized boat captain and crew member arrested
CATANIA, Sicily (AP) - Prosecutors said Tuesday that they arrested the captain and a crew member of the boat in which as many as 900 people are feared to have drowned in the unremitting waves of migrants seeking to escape from war-torn Libya. Even as the search continued for victims of the weekend disaster, coast guard ships rushed to respond to new distress calls on the high seas - two off Libya and a third boat that ran aground near Greece....
US warship heads to Yemeni waters; could block Iran weapons
WASHINGTON (AP) - In a stepped-up response to Iranian backing of Shiite rebels in Yemen, the Navy aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt is steaming toward the waters off Yemen to beef up security and join other American ships that are prepared to intercept any Iranian vessels carrying weapons to the Houthi rebels. The deployment comes after a U.N. Security Council resolution approved last week imposed an arms embargo on leaders of the Iranian-backed Shiite Houthi rebels. The resolution pa...
Baltimore on edge after arrestee's fatal spine injury
BALTIMORE (AP) - Baltimore's top police officials, mayor and prosecutor sought to calm a "community on edge" Monday while investigating how a man suffered a fatal spine injury while under arrest. Six officers have been suspended, but investigators say they still don't know how it happened. A week after Freddie Gray was pulled off the street and into a police van, authorities don't have any videos or other evidence explaining what happened to cause the "medical emergency" an arresting office...
Questions, answers about police officers who confuse weapons
Robert Bates, the volunteer sheriff's deputy who killed an unarmed suspect in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on April 2, says he accidentally fired his handgun when he meant to deploy his stun gun. Bates apologized for killing Eric Harris last week but described his deadly mistake as a common problem in law enforcement, saying: "This has happened a number of times around the country. ...You must believe me, it can happen to anyone." Some questions and answers about officers who mistakenly fire guns when ...