Author: Deborah Highland

AG’s office investigates welfare of children engaged in outdoor sales

Beshear: Probe is "ongoing labor trafficking investigation"

Shawn-Floyd UPDATE: In this story you read first on WNKY.com and watched first on WNKY40 Monday, the Kentucky Attorney General’s office has released additional information on the case of a man accused of endangering minors in what the AG’s office is calling a “labor trafficking” investigation. Shawn Floyd, 54, is accused of bringing 12 children with him from Indiana to…

Police arrest four people at two massage parlors advertised on sex forums

Huadi ChenLu CaiyuanLu YanyingLi Jionggang BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – A Bowling Green woman is accused of operating a Dishman Lane massage parlor fronting for a sexually-oriented business. Three other people are facing similar charges related to a Russellville Road massage parlor. Acting on tips, Bowling Green Police researched several local massage parlors online. One of those businesses, Blue Sky Massage,…

Police make arrest in bank robbery at downtown BB&T Bank

BB&T Robbery SuspectSteven Spruill BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Bowling Green police were called to a robbery at BB&T Bank at 443 Park Row at around 11 a.m. Monday. The robber walked into the bank and told a teller he had a gun and a detonator on him. He demanded money, the teller complied and he left with an undisclosed amount…

Helicopter crashes in Simpson County, pilot survives with minor injuries

Helicopter crashes in Simpson CountyFranklin Helicopter Crash CloseupFranklin Helicopter Crash CloseupFranklin Helicopter Crash WideFranklin Helicopter Crash BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Franklin-Simpson Fire and Rescue was called to a helicopter crash on Kummer Road in Simpson County just before 11 a.m. Monday morning. “I’d say it’s probably 75 to 100 feet off the end of this water way,” said Robert Palmer,…

Body of a man found just off of Interstate 65

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Kentucky State Police have opened a death investigation into a body found under an overpass at the 22-mile marker along Interstate 65 southbound. The body was not that of a person who had been struck by a vehicle, KSP Trooper Daniel Priddy said. The deceased man was found with his personal belongings, he said. Police have…

Wisconsin man dies in crash, woman injured

MUNFORDVILLE, Ky. – Kentucky State Police are investigating a single-vehicle traffic fatality that claimed the life of a Wisconsin man early Sunday morning. Anthony Todd Davenport, 56, of Milwaukee, was driving 2018 Chevrolet Impala when, for an unknown reason, the car left the right shoulder of the roadway, causing Davenport to lose control of the vehicle, according to release from…

Nashville police officer who died in the line of duty attended WKU

Officer-AndersonImage-15 BOWLING GREEN, Ky.- A Nashville Metro police officer who died in the line of duty Thursday morning was a student at Western Kentucky University. According to his Linkedin page, Officer John Anderson attended Western Kentucky University from 2009-2013. The Linkedin page also states that Anderson worked for the Bowling Green Parks and Recreation Department for eight months beginning in…

Bowling Green man accused of raping 13-year-old girl

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – A 19-year-old Bowling Green man is accused of raping and sodomizing a 13-year-old girl Thursday inside of a car. The girl had been taken to The Medical Center at Bowling Green prior to police arrival. She told police she didn’t know the man’s name but that he held her arms down and covered her mouth when…

Man accused of leading deputies in pursuit of stolen Beetle

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – A Bowling Green man is accused of leading Warren County Sheriff’s deputies on a pursuit and wrecking a stolen car. Friday, deputies were in the Fair Street area attempting to locate a stolen 2007 Volkswagen Beetle. A deputy saw the car traveling down Fair Street and activated his emergency equipment to conduct a traffic stop on…