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    EXCLUSIVE: Triple Homicide Suspect Reaches Out to Former High School Classmate

    EXCLUSIVE: Triple Homicide Suspect Reaches Out to Former High School Classmate

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 7:32 PM EST2018-02-21 00:32:55 GMT

    Stephen Bratcher spoke exclusively with WNKY about the alleged suspect in Monday's triple homicide. 

    Stephen Bratcher spoke exclusively with WNKY about the alleged suspect in Monday's triple homicide. 

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    Proclamation Against Hate Crimes

    Proclamation Against Hate Crimes

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 7:13 PM EST2018-02-21 00:13:30 GMT

    Today at city hall, several bowling green residents presented a proclamation to city commissioners.

    Today at city hall, several bowling green residents presented a proclamation to city commissioners.

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    Suspect in Allen County Triple Slaying in Custody

    Suspect in Allen County Triple Slaying in Custody

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 1:53 PM EST2018-02-20 18:53:54 GMT

    The Allen County Sheriff's Office and Kentucky State Police are investigating a triple homicide in Scottsville.  

    The Allen County Sheriff's Office and Kentucky State Police are investigating a triple homicide in Scottsville.  

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    Shelby's Second Chance: Butler Co. Family Fights to Legalize Marijuana

    Shelby's Second Chance: Butler Co. Family Fights to Legalize Marijuana

    Monday, February 19 2018 10:48 PM EST2018-02-20 03:48:39 GMT

    A Butler County mom was left hopeless after her daughter was diagnosed with a rare health condition.

    A Butler County mom was left hopeless after her daughter was diagnosed with a rare health condition.

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    BG Airport Announces Cancellation of Destin Flights

    BG Airport Announces Cancellation of Destin Flights

    Monday, February 19 2018 7:43 PM EST2018-02-20 00:43:27 GMT

    The Bowling Green-Warren County Regional Airport only commercial airline has decided to officially stop service in and out of the airport, meaning no more flights to the popular vacation destination Destin, Florida. The Tennessee based Contour Airlines was recently awarded contracts through a program where the federal government subsidizes air service costs to smaller markets. Unfortunately, the Bowling Green airport is not eligible for the assistance because the location to and ser...

    The Bowling Green-Warren County Regional Airport only commercial airline has decided to officially stop service in and out of the airport, meaning no more flights to the popular vacation destination Destin, Florida. The Tennessee based Contour Airlines was recently awarded contracts through a program where the federal government subsidizes air service costs to smaller markets. Unfortunately, the Bowling Green airport is not eligible for the assistance because the location to and ser...

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    Kentucky Ranks Dead Last in Animal Protection Laws

    Kentucky Ranks Dead Last in Animal Protection Laws

    Monday, February 19 2018 10:24 AM EST2018-02-19 15:24:02 GMT

    Nationally, Kentucky ranks dead last in animal protection laws and for anyone who breaks those laws in Kentucky, they will now face stricter punishments for any abuse towards animals. 

    Nationally, Kentucky ranks dead last in animal protection laws and for anyone who breaks those laws in Kentucky, they will now face stricter punishments for any abuse towards animals. 

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    Kentucky Teenagers Charged with Terroristic Threats

    Kentucky Teenagers Charged with Terroristic Threats

    Monday, February 19 2018 10:18 AM EST2018-02-19 15:18:49 GMT

    Police say two Kentucky teenagers have been arrested on charges of making terroristic threats after they allegedly used another teen's image on social media to threaten a school district. 

    Police say two Kentucky teenagers have been arrested on charges of making terroristic threats after they allegedly used another teen's image on social media to threaten a school district. 

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    Ohio County Man Arrested

    Ohio County Man Arrested

    Monday, February 19 2018 10:11 AM EST2018-02-19 15:11:43 GMT

    Kentucky State Police served an indictment warrant on a man who was lodged at the Ohio County Detention Center for several drug related charges. 

    Kentucky State Police served an indictment warrant on a man who was lodged at the Ohio County Detention Center for several drug related charges. 

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    Chocolate Festival Brings Community Together

    Chocolate Festival Brings Community Together

    Monday, February 19 2018 9:16 AM EST2018-02-19 14:16:04 GMT

    South Central Kentucky was treated to a sweet event over the weekend.

    South Central Kentucky was treated to a sweet event over the weekend.

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    Glasgow High Student Made Disturbing Social Media Threat

    Glasgow High Student Made Disturbing Social Media Threat

    Friday, February 16 2018 8:23 PM EST2018-02-17 01:23:19 GMT

    Early Friday morning Glasgow High School's administration was told about a threat made on social media by one of their students.  

    Early Friday morning Glasgow High School's administration was told about a threat made on social media by one of their students.  

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    Barren Co. Man Charged with Animal Cruelty, Horses Found Starved and Eating Tree Bark

    Barren Co. Man Charged with Animal Cruelty, Horses Found Starved and Eating Tree Bark

    Friday, February 16 2018 1:50 PM EST2018-02-16 18:50:13 GMT
    A gruesome discovery in Barren County…multiple dead horses found on a property and several more starved to the point of eating bark off the trees. The Barren County Sheriffs Office arrested Steven Doty, 57, on six counts of animal cruelty and one count for improper disposal of a dead animal. Deputies say they responded to J Martin Road earlier this week is reference to reports of dead animals on the property. There they discovered multiple dead horses--one found in a sinkhol...
    A gruesome discovery in Barren County…multiple dead horses found on a property and several more starved to the point of eating bark off the trees. The Barren County Sheriffs Office arrested Steven Doty, 57, on six counts of animal cruelty and one count for improper disposal of a dead animal. Deputies say they responded to J Martin Road earlier this week is reference to reports of dead animals on the property. There they discovered multiple dead horses--one found in a sinkhol...
  • KSP Looking for Bank Robber in Auburn, Ky

    KSP Looking for Bank Robber in Auburn, Ky

    KSP Looking for Bank Robber in Auburn, Ky

    Friday, February 16 2018 10:41 AM EST2018-02-16 15:41:53 GMT

    Auburn Police called in backup from Kentucky State Police Officers Thursday morning during a bank robbery at the auburn bank and trust banking company on west main street. 

    Auburn Police called in backup from Kentucky State Police Officers Thursday morning during a bank robbery at the auburn bank and trust banking company on west main street. 

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    Trump Speaks Out about Florida Shooting

    Trump Speaks Out about Florida Shooting

    Thursday, February 15 2018 2:56 PM EST2018-02-15 19:56:08 GMT

    PRESIDENT TRUMP ADDRESSED THE NATION THIS MORNING IN A PRESS CONFERENCE.

    PRESIDENT TRUMP ADDRESSED THE NATION THIS MORNING IN A PRESS CONFERENCE.

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    Shots Fired Call Leads BGPD to Arrest Two on Gun, Drug Charges

    Shots Fired Call Leads BGPD to Arrest Two on Gun, Drug Charges

    Thursday, February 15 2018 2:06 PM EST2018-02-15 19:06:48 GMT
    In Bowling Green, a shots fired report leads officers to find large amounts of ammunition, at least one stolen firearm, illegal narcotics, and drug paraphernalia. Through investigation earlier this week, they discovered a gun and shell casings near an apartment building on Lost Circle Avenue. Inside was Bobbie Drury, 41, Willis Burton, 37, and Joel Robinson, 39, along side hundreds of plastic baggies often used for packaging and selling drugs, a stolen firearm, scales, meth, pipes, ...
    In Bowling Green, a shots fired report leads officers to find large amounts of ammunition, at least one stolen firearm, illegal narcotics, and drug paraphernalia. Through investigation earlier this week, they discovered a gun and shell casings near an apartment building on Lost Circle Avenue. Inside was Bobbie Drury, 41, Willis Burton, 37, and Joel Robinson, 39, along side hundreds of plastic baggies often used for packaging and selling drugs, a stolen firearm, scales, meth, pipes, ...
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    Florida High School Shooting Suspect Charged with 17 Counts Premeditated Murder

    Florida High School Shooting Suspect Charged with 17 Counts Premeditated Murder

    Thursday, February 15 2018 1:56 PM EST2018-02-15 18:56:02 GMT
    The 19 year old suspect in Wednesday's deadly high school shooting in Florida is facing charges of premeditated murder this morning. 17 people were killed and 14 others were injured in the rampage. We are learning more about the suspect and the victims. 19 year old Nikolas Cruz wore a hospital gown as he entered Broward County Jail Thursday morning. Police say Cruz began his rampage outside Majory Stoneman Douglas High School, then went inside and continued shooting. President Tru...
    The 19 year old suspect in Wednesday's deadly high school shooting in Florida is facing charges of premeditated murder this morning. 17 people were killed and 14 others were injured in the rampage. We are learning more about the suspect and the victims. 19 year old Nikolas Cruz wore a hospital gown as he entered Broward County Jail Thursday morning. Police say Cruz began his rampage outside Majory Stoneman Douglas High School, then went inside and continued shooting. President Tru...
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    Florida School Shooting

    Florida School Shooting

    Thursday, February 15 2018 8:57 AM EST2018-02-15 13:57:29 GMT

    Seventeen people are dead and more than a dozen wounded when a lone gunman opened fire at a high school in Parkland, Florida North of Miami.  

    Seventeen people are dead and more than a dozen wounded when a lone gunman opened fire at a high school in Parkland, Florida North of Miami.  

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    Marshall County Shooter Arraigned on Friday

    Marshall County Shooter Arraigned on Friday

    Thursday, February 15 2018 8:34 AM EST2018-02-15 13:34:08 GMT

    According to the Associated Press, a Kentucky teenager accused of fatally shooting two classmates and wounding several more is scheduled to be arraigned on Friday. 

    According to the Associated Press, a Kentucky teenager accused of fatally shooting two classmates and wounding several more is scheduled to be arraigned on Friday. 

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    9-Year-Old Bowling Green Girl Inspires Many

    9-Year-Old Bowling Green Girl Inspires Many

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 7:52 PM EST2018-02-15 00:52:57 GMT

    A 9-year-old girl in Bowling Green, was bullied, but now she is inspiring others. 

    A 9-year-old girl in Bowling Green, was bullied, but now she is inspiring others. 

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    NAM President and CEO Visits Kentucky

    NAM President and CEO Visits Kentucky

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 10:17 AM EST2018-02-14 15:17:30 GMT

    The President and CEO of the National Association of Manufacturers visited Kentucky as part of the State of Manufacturing tour to speak with the employees about manufacturing. 

    The President and CEO of the National Association of Manufacturers visited Kentucky as part of the State of Manufacturing tour to speak with the employees about manufacturing. 

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    UPS Sends an Estimated 88 Million Flowers for Valentine's Day

    UPS Sends an Estimated 88 Million Flowers for Valentine's Day

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 9:53 AM EST2018-02-14 14:53:22 GMT

    An estimated 88 million flowers are on their way to love birds today. 

    An estimated 88 million flowers are on their way to love birds today. 

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    Several Bowling Green Teachers are Expected to Lose Their Jobs

    Several Bowling Green Teachers are Expected to Lose Their Jobs

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 9:37 AM EST2018-02-14 14:37:40 GMT
    Several Bowling Green teachers are expected to lose their jobs.  These cuts could also affect hundreds of parents including the head of the schools, such as superintendent Gary Fields. The Governor's proposed budget cuts could potentially increase to almost thirty jobs with eight certainly being eliminated after a meeting held Monday with the Bowling Green Independent City School Board.
    Several Bowling Green teachers are expected to lose their jobs.  These cuts could also affect hundreds of parents including the head of the schools, such as superintendent Gary Fields. The Governor's proposed budget cuts could potentially increase to almost thirty jobs with eight certainly being eliminated after a meeting held Monday with the Bowling Green Independent City School Board.
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    New Needle Exchange Program in Glasgow

    New Needle Exchange Program in Glasgow

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 10:44 PM EST2018-02-14 03:44:14 GMT

     The program is for drug users to turn in used needles for new needles.

     The program is for drug users to turn in used needles for new needles.

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    Womans Body Found in Knox County Drainage Ditch

    Womans Body Found in Knox County Drainage Ditch

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 2:47 PM EST2018-02-13 19:47:01 GMT

    Kentucky State Police are investigating after a womans body is found lying in a drainage ditch that discharges into the Cumberland River.

    Kentucky State Police are investigating after a womans body is found lying in a drainage ditch that discharges into the Cumberland River.

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    Syringe Exchange Program to be Implemented in Barren County

    Syringe Exchange Program to be Implemented in Barren County

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 2:34 PM EST2018-02-13 19:34:37 GMT
    On Monday, the Glasgow City Council approved the Syringe Exchange Program. The program allows anonymous drug users to swap their dirty needles with clean ones in hopes of cleaning up communities, decreasing the spread of diseases, and providing users a safe place to turn for help. The program discussion began in November, but the county board of heath, county government, and city government had to all approve the program for it to be implemented. The motion passed 5-4 with 1 absten...
    On Monday, the Glasgow City Council approved the Syringe Exchange Program. The program allows anonymous drug users to swap their dirty needles with clean ones in hopes of cleaning up communities, decreasing the spread of diseases, and providing users a safe place to turn for help. The program discussion began in November, but the county board of heath, county government, and city government had to all approve the program for it to be implemented. The motion passed 5-4 with 1 absten...
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    National Corvette Museum Reveals Rare Corvette

    National Corvette Museum Reveals Rare Corvette

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 10:18 AM EST2018-02-13 15:18:31 GMT

    The National Corvette Museum reveals its final restored rare corvette on the 4th anniversary of the sinkhole in the Skydome. 

    The National Corvette Museum reveals its final restored rare corvette on the 4th anniversary of the sinkhole in the Skydome. 

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    Police Investigate a Murder-Suicide in Johnson County

    Police Investigate a Murder-Suicide in Johnson County

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 10:14 AM EST2018-02-13 15:14:20 GMT

    Five people are now dead after what investigators are calling a murder-suicide in Johnson County, Kentucky. 

    Five people are now dead after what investigators are calling a murder-suicide in Johnson County, Kentucky. 

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    KSP Investigating Death of Warren County Inmate In-Custody

    KSP Investigating Death of Warren County Inmate In-Custody

    Monday, February 12 2018 1:51 PM EST2018-02-12 18:51:19 GMT

    Kentucky State Police investigating the death of a Warren County inmate. Following court proceedings Thursday morning around 11:20 a.m., an inmate in the holding cell began complaining of chest pains. Jailer Stephen Harmon says he immediately assisted Kevin Rozelle, 53, and summoned additional medical assistance. Medical Center EMS transported the Rozelle to the hospital where he was later pronounced dead. Kentucky State Police are awaiting autopsy and toxicology results.

    Kentucky State Police investigating the death of a Warren County inmate. Following court proceedings Thursday morning around 11:20 a.m., an inmate in the holding cell began complaining of chest pains. Jailer Stephen Harmon says he immediately assisted Kevin Rozelle, 53, and summoned additional medical assistance. Medical Center EMS transported the Rozelle to the hospital where he was later pronounced dead. Kentucky State Police are awaiting autopsy and toxicology results.

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    Bowling Green Man Shot During Police Altercation

    Bowling Green Man Shot During Police Altercation

    Monday, February 12 2018 8:27 AM EST2018-02-12 13:27:33 GMT

    A local man has been shot and injured after a Bowling Green officer responded to an emergency call and chose to defend himself during a fight that occurred between the two once he was on scene. 

    A local man has been shot and injured after a Bowling Green officer responded to an emergency call and chose to defend himself during a fight that occurred between the two once he was on scene. 

  • Former Larue County Principal Sentenced to 108 months

    Former Larue County Principal Sentenced to 108 months

    Former Larue County Principal Sentenced to 108 months

    Friday, February 9 2018 2:01 PM EST2018-02-09 19:01:49 GMT

    The former Larue County principal facing child pornography charges was sentenced in U.S. district court yesterday.

    The former Larue County principal facing child pornography charges was sentenced in U.S. district court yesterday.

  • DOW Drop Leaves Wall Street Worried

    DOW Drop Leaves Wall Street Worried

    DOW Drop Leaves Wall Street Worried

    Friday, February 9 2018 1:54 PM EST2018-02-09 18:54:38 GMT

    The DOW opened up more than 300 points this morning after a 1032 point sell-off Thursday Since late January, the index has dipped 10 percent from its record high---and flirted with correction territory. 

    The DOW opened up more than 300 points this morning after a 1032 point sell-off Thursday Since late January, the index has dipped 10 percent from its record high---and flirted with correction territory. 

  • Second Government Shutdown Has Ended

    Second Government Shutdown Has Ended

    Second Government Shutdown Has Ended

    Friday, February 9 2018 1:50 PM EST2018-02-09 18:50:33 GMT

    President Trump has signed a bipartisan, $400 billion dollar budget agreement - ending a brief government shutdown that began just after midnight. 

    President Trump has signed a bipartisan, $400 billion dollar budget agreement - ending a brief government shutdown that began just after midnight. 

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    Bowling Green Doctor Pleads Guilty to Drug Distribution

    Bowling Green Doctor Pleads Guilty to Drug Distribution

    Friday, February 9 2018 8:27 AM EST2018-02-09 13:27:21 GMT
    Federal prosecutors say a former doctor has pleaded guilty to drug distribution and health care fraud charges in Kentucky. U.S. Attorney Russell M. Coleman says in a Monday statement, 66-year-old Charles Fred Gott admitted in a plea deal to conspiring with members of his office and others to intentionally distribute drugs including opioids without legitimate medical purposes. He also admitted to falsely billing Medicare, Medicaid and other health care benefit programs between 20...
    Federal prosecutors say a former doctor has pleaded guilty to drug distribution and health care fraud charges in Kentucky. U.S. Attorney Russell M. Coleman says in a Monday statement, 66-year-old Charles Fred Gott admitted in a plea deal to conspiring with members of his office and others to intentionally distribute drugs including opioids without legitimate medical purposes. He also admitted to falsely billing Medicare, Medicaid and other health care benefit programs between 20...
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    House Fire in Rockfield, Man Detained on Scene for EPO Violation

    House Fire in Rockfield, Man Detained on Scene for EPO Violation

    Thursday, February 8 2018 1:59 PM EST2018-02-08 18:59:09 GMT
    Fire fighters are working to put out a house fire in Rockfield and a man violating an EPO is taking into police custody at the scene.  Warren County Sheriff Deputies say crews have called for additional manpower to 1604 Blue Level Providence Road to assist. Deputies detained the man found at the scene for violation of the protective order and are transporting him to the Warren County Regional Jail. The woman inside of the residence told authorities he also assaulted her and th...
    Fire fighters are working to put out a house fire in Rockfield and a man violating an EPO is taking into police custody at the scene.  Warren County Sheriff Deputies say crews have called for additional manpower to 1604 Blue Level Providence Road to assist. Deputies detained the man found at the scene for violation of the protective order and are transporting him to the Warren County Regional Jail. The woman inside of the residence told authorities he also assaulted her and th...
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    WKU Men's Basketball: Justin Johnson Named One of Ten Finalists for Senior C.L.A.S.S. Award

    WKU Men's Basketball: Justin Johnson Named One of Ten Finalists for Senior C.L.A.S.S. Award

    Thursday, February 8 2018 12:14 PM EST2018-02-08 17:14:54 GMT

    WKU senior forward Justin Johnson was named one of 10 finalists Thursday for the 2017-18 Senior CLASS Award, making him the first finalist from Hilltopper Basketball since the award’s inception. 

    WKU senior forward Justin Johnson was named one of 10 finalists Thursday for the 2017-18 Senior CLASS Award, making him the first finalist from Hilltopper Basketball since the award’s inception. 

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    8 Hour Stand-off in Edmonson County

    8 Hour Stand-off in Edmonson County

    Wednesday, February 7 2018 9:49 PM EST2018-02-08 02:49:13 GMT

    A man assaulted two Bowling Green Police Officers, stole a vehicle in Warren County and then barricaded himself in his home for eight hours. 

    A man assaulted two Bowling Green Police Officers, stole a vehicle in Warren County and then barricaded himself in his home for eight hours. 

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    Ky Rep. Introduces Resolution Declaring Pornography a Public Health Crisis

    Ky Rep. Introduces Resolution Declaring Pornography a Public Health Crisis

    Wednesday, February 7 2018 6:29 PM EST2018-02-07 23:29:29 GMT

    In the House on Wednesday, a Kentucky representative introduced a resolution declaring pornography to be a public health crisis. Melinda Gibbons Prunty - covering Muhlenburg and part of Hopkins in the 15th district - says pornography can cause harm and serious health risks to an individual. The congresswoman wants increased laws that curb obscenity and the objectification of woman. She sites research that reportedly shows pornography has posed greater issues to society over time an...

    In the House on Wednesday, a Kentucky representative introduced a resolution declaring pornography to be a public health crisis. Melinda Gibbons Prunty - covering Muhlenburg and part of Hopkins in the 15th district - says pornography can cause harm and serious health risks to an individual. The congresswoman wants increased laws that curb obscenity and the objectification of woman. She sites research that reportedly shows pornography has posed greater issues to society over time an...

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    Barren County Man Sentenced to 100 Months in Prison for Theft of Firearms

    Barren County Man Sentenced to 100 Months in Prison for Theft of Firearms

    Wednesday, February 7 2018 3:07 PM EST2018-02-07 20:07:09 GMT

    A Barren County convicted felon is sentenced to 100 months in prison for theft of firearms. Eric Stockton, 37, of Cave City pleaded guilty to being in possession of a firearm and entered an Alford plea to stealing a firearm from a licensed dealer. The case stems from October 2014, where Stockton allegedly burglarized Horton's Guns. During a traffic stop months later in February 2015, Kentucky State Police discovered a stolen firearm from the burglary in the car and two other fir...

    A Barren County convicted felon is sentenced to 100 months in prison for theft of firearms. Eric Stockton, 37, of Cave City pleaded guilty to being in possession of a firearm and entered an Alford plea to stealing a firearm from a licensed dealer. The case stems from October 2014, where Stockton allegedly burglarized Horton's Guns. During a traffic stop months later in February 2015, Kentucky State Police discovered a stolen firearm from the burglary in the car and two other fir...

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    Hearing for Man Convicted of '96 Murder

    Hearing for Man Convicted of '96 Murder

    Wednesday, February 7 2018 2:09 PM EST2018-02-07 19:09:54 GMT

    It was 22 years ago when a 17-year-old committed a senseless crime in Gardenside Way.

    It was 22 years ago when a 17-year-old committed a senseless crime in Gardenside Way.

  • Controversy Following Death of Colts Player

    Controversy Following Death of Colts Player

    Controversy Following Death of Colts Player

    Wednesday, February 7 2018 1:51 PM EST2018-02-07 18:51:12 GMT

    Manuel Orrego-Savala pleaded not guilty Wednesday morning, one day after he claimed during another court appearance he was not behind the wheel of the pickup truck that killed Indianapolis Colts player Edwin Jackson and Uber driver Jeff Monroe. 

    Manuel Orrego-Savala pleaded not guilty Wednesday morning, one day after he claimed during another court appearance he was not behind the wheel of the pickup truck that killed Indianapolis Colts player Edwin Jackson and Uber driver Jeff Monroe. 

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    Authorities Searching for Suspect Accused of Assaulting Two BGPD Officers

    Authorities Searching for Suspect Accused of Assaulting Two BGPD Officers

    Wednesday, February 7 2018 1:49 PM EST2018-02-07 18:49:20 GMT

    Bowling Green authorities are searching for a man who they say assaulted two officers and fled on foot. It happened around 4 a.m. this morning when Bowling Green police attempted to serve an arrest warrant at Jameson Inn. At this time, we do not know the suspects identity, but police say the two officers involved were not hurt in the incident. WNKY will keep you updated as we learn more.

    Bowling Green authorities are searching for a man who they say assaulted two officers and fled on foot. It happened around 4 a.m. this morning when Bowling Green police attempted to serve an arrest warrant at Jameson Inn. At this time, we do not know the suspects identity, but police say the two officers involved were not hurt in the incident. WNKY will keep you updated as we learn more.

  • Lawmakers Attempt to Avoid Government Shutdown

    Lawmakers Attempt to Avoid Government Shutdown

    Lawmakers Attempt to Avoid Government Shutdown

    Wednesday, February 7 2018 1:46 PM EST2018-02-07 18:46:31 GMT

    Lawmakers on capitol hill say they are making progress on a bi-partisan deal to avoid another government shutdown this year. 

    Lawmakers on capitol hill say they are making progress on a bi-partisan deal to avoid another government shutdown this year. 

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    Armed and Dangerous Kentucky Man at Large

    Armed and Dangerous Kentucky Man at Large

    Wednesday, February 7 2018 11:46 AM EST2018-02-07 16:46:05 GMT

    Kentucky authorities are searching for a Danville man who they say kidnapped and assaulted a woman. 
     

    Kentucky authorities are searching for a Danville man who they say kidnapped and assaulted a woman. 
     

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    New Security Measures at Marshall Co. High School

    New Security Measures at Marshall Co. High School

    Wednesday, February 7 2018 10:05 AM EST2018-02-07 15:05:51 GMT

    A Kentucky high school where two students were killed in a shooting last month has begun using metal detectors as an added security precaution.

    A Kentucky high school where two students were killed in a shooting last month has begun using metal detectors as an added security precaution.

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    KY Supreme Court Makes Changes for Public Hearings

    KY Supreme Court Makes Changes for Public Hearings

    Wednesday, February 7 2018 10:00 AM EST2018-02-07 15:00:11 GMT

    The Supreme Court of Kentucky has made some scheduling changes that we want to make you aware of, regarding when you can attend a public hearing taking place in Frankfort.

    The Supreme Court of Kentucky has made some scheduling changes that we want to make you aware of, regarding when you can attend a public hearing taking place in Frankfort.

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    Convicted Murderer Believes Sentencing is Unfair

    Convicted Murderer Believes Sentencing is Unfair

    Wednesday, February 7 2018 9:53 AM EST2018-02-07 14:53:51 GMT

    After committing two murders back in 1996, a man from Bowling Green is now telling the Kentucky Supreme Court the sentencing they gave him for his crimes is completely unfair.

    After committing two murders back in 1996, a man from Bowling Green is now telling the Kentucky Supreme Court the sentencing they gave him for his crimes is completely unfair.

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    Employee Falls Off Roof at Scottsville Factory

    Employee Falls Off Roof at Scottsville Factory

    Tuesday, February 6 2018 7:30 PM EST2018-02-07 00:30:31 GMT

    A roofing contractor employee fell of a roof at a Scottsville factory. The contractor employee fell of the roof of the Sumitomo Electric Wiring Systems Plant in Scottsville on Tuesday afternoon while working on a re-roofing project.  Another worker saw the incident and called 9-1-1. An ambulance was then dispatched to the scene. No further details are known at this time including the contractor employee's name or injuries.  Sumitomo and the roofing contractor are both in...

    A roofing contractor employee fell of a roof at a Scottsville factory. The contractor employee fell of the roof of the Sumitomo Electric Wiring Systems Plant in Scottsville on Tuesday afternoon while working on a re-roofing project.  Another worker saw the incident and called 9-1-1. An ambulance was then dispatched to the scene. No further details are known at this time including the contractor employee's name or injuries.  Sumitomo and the roofing contractor are both in...

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    Distracted Driving is the Number One Killer of Teens

    Distracted Driving is the Number One Killer of Teens

    Tuesday, February 6 2018 7:01 PM EST2018-02-07 00:01:28 GMT

     WNKY News' Cecilia Herrell went to Barren County High School as students got a chance to learn more about the risks of distracted driving.

     WNKY News' Cecilia Herrell went to Barren County High School as students got a chance to learn more about the risks of distracted driving.

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    BGHS Football Coach Kevin Wallace Resigns

    BGHS Football Coach Kevin Wallace Resigns

    Tuesday, February 6 2018 2:33 PM EST2018-02-06 19:33:00 GMT

    Bowling Green High School Football Coach, Kevin Wallace, has resigned.

    Bowling Green High School Football Coach, Kevin Wallace, has resigned.

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    Judge Refuses to Drop Arrest Warrant on Wikileaks Founder

    Judge Refuses to Drop Arrest Warrant on Wikileaks Founder

    Tuesday, February 6 2018 2:25 PM EST2018-02-06 19:25:52 GMT

    Wikileaks founder, Julian Assange, will likely remain in an embassy in London -- where he's been holed up since 2012. 

    Wikileaks founder, Julian Assange, will likely remain in an embassy in London -- where he's been holed up since 2012. 

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    BCHS Students "Drive" Simulators to Feel Effects of Driving Under the Influence

    BCHS Students "Drive" Simulators to Feel Effects of Driving Under the Influence

    Tuesday, February 6 2018 2:20 PM EST2018-02-06 19:20:21 GMT

    It's not the typical day at Barren County High School. 

    It's not the typical day at Barren County High School. 

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    Senator Rand Paul to Conduct Hearing on Wasteful Government Spending in D.C. Tuesday

    Senator Rand Paul to Conduct Hearing on Wasteful Government Spending in D.C. Tuesday

    Tuesday, February 6 2018 2:15 PM EST2018-02-06 19:15:14 GMT

    Senator Rand Paul is at his home away from home today - Washington D.C. - where this afternoon he's set to conduct a hearing on wasteful government spending.

    Senator Rand Paul is at his home away from home today - Washington D.C. - where this afternoon he's set to conduct a hearing on wasteful government spending.

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    Kentucky Gas Prices Rise

    Kentucky Gas Prices Rise

    Tuesday, February 6 2018 10:09 AM EST2018-02-06 15:09:32 GMT

    According to AAA East Central's gas price report west central Kentucky Gas prices have increased by ten cents this week to $2.52 per gallon. 

    According to AAA East Central's gas price report west central Kentucky Gas prices have increased by ten cents this week to $2.52 per gallon. 

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    Former Louisville CFO Sentenced in Federal Prison

    Former Louisville CFO Sentenced in Federal Prison

    Tuesday, February 6 2018 10:03 AM EST2018-02-06 15:03:14 GMT

    In Louisville, a former CFO of a Louisville insurance company has been sentenced to 37 months in federal prison.

    In Louisville, a former CFO of a Louisville insurance company has been sentenced to 37 months in federal prison.

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    Bowling Green Doctor Pleads Guilty

    Bowling Green Doctor Pleads Guilty

    Tuesday, February 6 2018 9:56 AM EST2018-02-06 14:56:31 GMT

    A well-known Bowling Green doctor has now pleaded guilty for multiple charges of health care fraud and for the distribution and dispensing of a controlled substance. 

    A well-known Bowling Green doctor has now pleaded guilty for multiple charges of health care fraud and for the distribution and dispensing of a controlled substance. 

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    Morgantown City Hall Receives Over 200 Thousand Dollar Grant for Renovations

    Morgantown City Hall Receives Over 200 Thousand Dollar Grant for Renovations

    Monday, February 5 2018 1:54 PM EST2018-02-05 18:54:10 GMT

    The staple of Morgantown will be getting a makeover, thanks to over two hundred thousand dollars in grant funding. 

    The staple of Morgantown will be getting a makeover, thanks to over two hundred thousand dollars in grant funding. 

  • Nassar Handed Final Sentencing

    Nassar Handed Final Sentencing

    Nassar Handed Final Sentencing

    Monday, February 5 2018 1:50 PM EST2018-02-05 18:50:04 GMT

    Disgraced former sports Doctor Larry Nassar read a brief statement to his victims at his final sentencing.  Minutes later, Judge Janice Cunningham sent him away for another 40 to 125 years in prison.                    

    Disgraced former sports Doctor Larry Nassar read a brief statement to his victims at his final sentencing.  Minutes later, Judge Janice Cunningham sent him away for another 40 to 125 years in prison.                    

  • Washington Remains Focused On The Republican Memo

    Washington Remains Focused On The Republican Memo

    Washington Remains Focused On The Republican Memo

    Monday, February 5 2018 1:46 PM EST2018-02-05 18:46:42 GMT

    President Trump lashed out on Twitter Monday against the top ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee.

    President Trump lashed out on Twitter Monday against the top ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee.

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    Opioid Abuse Campaign "Don't Let Them Die" Expands Online

    Opioid Abuse Campaign "Don't Let Them Die" Expands Online

    Monday, February 5 2018 11:10 AM EST2018-02-05 16:10:46 GMT

    "Don't Let Them Die" - A Kentucky campaign fighting against opioid abuse - is now expanding online.

    "Don't Let Them Die" - A Kentucky campaign fighting against opioid abuse - is now expanding online.

  • Amtrak in South Carolina Leaves Casualties

    Amtrak in South Carolina Leaves Casualties

    Amtrak in South Carolina Leaves Casualties

    Monday, February 5 2018 9:58 AM EST2018-02-05 14:58:39 GMT
    Two people have been killed in a train collision in South Carolina early Sunday morning. Sixty-two patients have been treated and six have been admitted at the three main hospitals. Some passenger cars to derail. Captain Adam Myrick from the Lexington County Sheriff's Office confirmed that the two people who were killed were Amtrak personnel.
    Two people have been killed in a train collision in South Carolina early Sunday morning. Sixty-two patients have been treated and six have been admitted at the three main hospitals. Some passenger cars to derail. Captain Adam Myrick from the Lexington County Sheriff's Office confirmed that the two people who were killed were Amtrak personnel.
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    Rowdy Eagles' Fans Celebrate 1st Ever Super Bowl Win

    Rowdy Eagles' Fans Celebrate 1st Ever Super Bowl Win

    Monday, February 5 2018 9:32 AM EST2018-02-05 14:32:30 GMT

    Rowdy fans came out to celebrate the Eagles' first ever super bowl victory late Sunday night in Philadelphia.

    Rowdy fans came out to celebrate the Eagles' first ever super bowl victory late Sunday night in Philadelphia.

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    KSP in Hot Water After Super Bowl Tweet

    KSP in Hot Water After Super Bowl Tweet

    Monday, February 5 2018 9:25 AM EST2018-02-05 14:25:43 GMT

    While some found the tweet harmless, others including Kentucky Secretary of State, Alison Grimes, found the joke tasteless and she sent a tweet out on her own demanding an apology.

    While some found the tweet harmless, others including Kentucky Secretary of State, Alison Grimes, found the joke tasteless and she sent a tweet out on her own demanding an apology.

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