Author: Deborah Highland

Woman found dead Friday was carrying near term baby

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – The Warren County Sheriff’s Office has identified the woman found dead in Richardsville Friday, and an autopsy revealed she was pregnant. The sheriff’s office has identified the woman as Aletha Ausbrooks, 32, according to a sheriff’s office Facebook post. Ausbrooks was taken for autopsy Saturday morning. The unborn child was near full term. This is an…

Sheriff’s office investigates death on Richardsville Road

8C273C70-D9CC-4812-BA21-F79413EEFA06 45F61369-97AF-4785-B137-907D4B3BBA24 BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Deputies wearing protective gear executed a search warrant at 3 p.m. Friday at a house in the 4900 block of Richardsville Road where Warren County Sheriff Brett Hightower said his deputies are investigating the death of a woman. “Warren County Sheriff’s Office, search warrant, if you’re inside show your hands, identify,” deputies said before entering…

Police: Woman killed while trying to sell computer on social media, arrest made in Tennessee

GLASGOW, Ky. – Police have arrested a man in Tennessee on a Glasgow homicide. Melissa Miller, 54, who lived on Ann Avenue listed a computer for sale on Facebook Marketplace, Glasgow Police Department Major Terry Flatt said. A Tennessee man, Aaron Aiden Rodriguez, showed up late Sunday night to supposedly buy that computer but instead is accused of shooting Miller…

City eyes downtown for arts and entertainment district

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Months after Bowling Green city leaders identified a desire to form an arts an entertainment district in downtown Bowling Green, city staff presented city commissioners with a budget Tuesday night that includes a main street planner or coordinator position to bring it all together. The downtown planner coordinator would serve as a liaison between merchants, attractions…

Bowling Green police investigate Beauty Avenue shooting

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – A man was shot multiple times Sunday at 1105 Beauty Ave. At 2:41 p.m. Bowling Green police were called to Beauty Avenue for shots fired. The caller told police Benjamin Blevins had been shot multiple times, according to police records. Officers arrived and while one of the officers was providing first aid to Blevins, the officers…

Kentucky Downs ownership plans to expand gaming to Bowling Green

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Kentucky Downs, home of the Mint gaming hall, may soon have a footprint in Bowling Green. BG Landco LLC has submitted an application to the City-County Planning Commission to amend the general development plan to a tract of land along Ken Bale Boulevard near Sam’s Club, which if changed, would allow a gaming facility on the…

Former rescue commander, another man facing drug charges

BROWNSVILLE, Ky. – A man who was at one time a commander of the Edmondson County rescue squad was arrested Friday night with another man outside of a storage facility. An Edmonson County sheriff’s deputy saw the men in a parking lot, thought something looked amiss and stopped to investigate, Sheriff Shane Doyle said. As a result, two men were…

Police capture parolee in shopping mall parking lot

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – The Bowling Green-Warren County Drug Task Force arrested a Cave City man Thursday at Greenwood Mall. The task force was asked to assist the Glasgow Police Department Street Crime Unit in apprehending the Eric Sturgeon, 40, who was believed to be in the area of the Greenwood Mall, according to a release from the task force….

Man accused of home invasion rape in Franklin

FRANKLIN, Ky. – An elderly  woman told Kentucky State Police Monday that man broke into her home and raped her. Kentucky State Police Post spoke to the woman at The Medical Center at Franklin. She said the man unlawfully entered her home, attempted to put handcuffs on her, held her down with his hands and body and sexually assaulted her…