Author: WNKY Staff

Spring rains bring widespread flooding

(KPRC) Heavy rains are wrecking havoc in Houston, Texas. Thursday and friday’s rains triggered power outages, school closures and flooded roads. With the ground already saturated, officials say conditions are ripe for flash floods, prompting them to extend warnings into the weekend. Houston isn’t alone. In Baton Rouge floodwaters transformed roads into rivers. There are similar scenes throughout the Midwest,…

Bus attendant charged with abuse

(WFLA) A Florida bus attendant is being held without bail after she was arrested on charges of child abuse and abuse of a disabled adult. According to a release from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office, the investigation began after a special needs child reported to school staff that she had been hit by her bus attendant. The nurse documented two…

WKU student accused of selling THC cartridges on campus

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.- A 19-year-old was arrested on the campus of Western Kentucky University and charged with trafficking in a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a school. According to an arrest citation, on Thursday, Kameron Cunningham of Pembroke, Ky., took possession of a United States Postal Service package containing approximately 85 THC vape cartridges. THC is the psychoactive component…

WATCH: police wrangle loose cow

(WLWT) A cow from a petting zoo ran from a church event in Norwood, Ohio Saturday, leading police on a wild chase. Body camera footage shows police trying to wrangle the cow after multiple 911 calls. The officers and the rancher managed to put the animal back on the trailer so she could make her way home to her own…

West point bound

(WSFA/NBC News) What would you do if your son or daughter received more more than $450,000 in college scholarship offers? An Alababma student received just as much but he’s putting traditional college on hold to serve his country. In all, Quinton McCorvey II, a senior at Montgomery’s Loveless Academic Magnet Program High School, received nearly half a million dollars in…

Burglar swipes exotic bird

(WPTV) The hunt is on to find an exotic bird that was stolen from a home in Boca Raton, Florida. Miriam Walling, the bird’s owner, said a thief broke into house on April 29, ransacked it and stole her pet military macaw named, Oscar. Oscar has been part of Walling’s family for 24 years. He requires a special medical diet…

Top gifts for Mother’s Day

(NBC News) Mother’s Day gifts are getting an upgrade this year, with electronics making up $2.2 billion spent for the holiday. A fitness tracker, such as the Fitbit Inspire HR can pull double duty for mom’s health and her style. “It’s something she can take from day to night and it comes with a variety of accessories wire mesh different…

Bizarre conspiracy theory shuts down fundraiser

(KCRA) A bizarre conspiracy theory circulating on Twitter and involving former FBI Director James Comey caused officials at a Grass Valley, California school to cancel its upcoming fundraiser. The Grass Valley Charter School Foundation was set to host its annual Blue Marble Jubilee on Saturday. The festival has been months in the making and generates up to $25,000 for the…

Police investigate possible dog bite death

(WPTV) Police in Fort Pierce, Florida are investigating the death of a female volunteer at the Humane Society of St. Lucie County. Police and animal control officers responded to the humane society around 2:15 p.m. Thursday after a report of a dog bite. The Human Society of St. Lucie County has identified the woman as Christine Liquori. She was found…