Author: WNKY Staff

Former Cave City Police Chief discusses firing with WNKY

CAVE CITY, Ky.- On Monday evening, former Cave City Police Chief Terrill Riley and several supporters attended a city council meeting in Cave City. The group was trying to get answers as to why Riley was let go by the city’s mayor. Riley spoke with WNKY’s Candace Price after the meeting. To view Riley’s comments, click on the video box…

NBC upfront: what’s next?

(NBC) This time a year ago, “New Amsterdam” was one of the new shows introduced at NBC’s annual “upfront” gathering to attract both advertisers and viewers to the newest potential stars in the prime time lineup. That medical drama found first year success, as did fellow rookie drama “Manifest.” They’re both back next season, along with a new batch of…

China hits back on tariffs

(NBC News) China will raise tariffs on $60 billion in U.S. goods in retaliation to President Trump’s decision to hike duties on Chinese goods. Beijing will increase tariffs on more than 5,000 products to as high as 25 percent, the Chinese Finance Ministry said Monday. Duties on some other goods will increase to 20 percent. Those rates will rise from…

Charges dropped in obscene decal case

(WTLV) A man who displayed a vulgar sticker on his truck’s back window is no longer charged with violating Florida’s obscenity law. The State Attorney determined that Dillon Shane Webb, 23, was protected under the First Amendment of the United States Constitution, and would not be convicted by a jury. Webb was arrested recently by a Columbia County Sheriff’s Office…

9-year-old survives machete attack

(WLWT) The mother of a 9-year-old attacked Friday night in Covington, Kentucky says her son was whacked with a machete, leaving him with a three-inch gash in his shoulder. Esteban Portugues, 35, is charged with second-degree assault. He’s facing the possibility of five to 10 years in prison if convicted. Alicia Haywood said her son is recovering at home now….

Son of couple allegedly killed by pilot speaks out

LOUISVILLE, KY  (CNN) – A pilot has been arrested in the murders of three people in Kentucky in 2015. 51-year-old Christian Richard Martin is accused in the deaths of a married couple and their neighbor. The husband was found fatally shot in his own home in November 2015. The wife and neighbor were found a few miles away in a…