Author: WNKY Staff

Deadly crash numbers down in Kentucky for 2018

Numbers suggest that in 2018, Kentucky is on track to see the lowest number of fatal crashes in recent years. According to statistics by the Kentucky State Police, the state has seen 691 deadly crashes to date this year. With only five days left in the year, that number is projected to be lower than those death counts from 2015,…

Man charged with murder in officer’s death pleads not guilty

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) – The man charged with murder following a crash that killed a Louisville Metro Police Department detective pleaded not guilty in court on Wednesday. Roger Burdette’s lawyer, David Lambertus, entered the not guilty plea on his behalf on charges of murder and operating under the influence. The crash happened on Interstate 64 east between Ninth and Third…

Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes, husband announce birth of son

LEXINGTON, Ky.- Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes announced the birth of her son Wednesday. Grimes, along with her husband Andrew, announced Crawford “Ford” Case Grimes was delivered safely Wednesday at 8:17 a.m. ET and weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces. Present for the birth, Andrew said, “Both my wife and our baby are doing well.” “Andrew and I have…

Bank holds holiday hoops tournament

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Farmers National Bank Holiday Bash basketball tournament begins Thursday and runs through Saturday at South Warren High School. Eight teams from across the state will compete for the championship trophy that will be awarded after Saturday’s title game. This is the seventh year for the tournament. “We are delighted to hold this tournament every year,” Farmers…

Liberty Financial to open new credit union in Bowling Green

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Liberty Financial is opening a full-service credit union in Bowling Green Thursday. Liberty is a division of Evansville Teachers Federal Credit Union with credit unions in Louisville and Franklin, Tenn. The Bowling Green branch is in a newly constructed building at 544 Lovers Lane. Nikki Sebree-Ligon will manage the Bowling Green location. Evansville Teachers Federal Credit…