Author: WNKY Staff

Van donation for family wounded in police shooting

(KJRH/NBC News) An Oklahoma mother whose kids were hurt in a recent police shooting has received a minivan to help her with future doctors’ trips. Olivia Hill lost her pickup truck in the officer-involved shooting. Three of her young children were hit in the head. The shooting took place on April 26 in Hugo, Oklahoma. The two police officers who…

U.S. seizes North Korean ship

(NBC News) For the second time in less than a week a missile launch from North Korea is stoking tension with the White House. The latest move comes from an apparently testy Kim Jong Un after the most recent round of denuclearization talks with President Trump fell apart. Meanwhile, the Justice Department announced Thursday the United States has seized a…

Shake Your Paw Ball to benefit BRAWA

GLASGOW, Ky. – This weekend is the annual Shake Your Paw Ball, with proceeds benefiting the Barren River Animal Welfare Association. This year is the 11th annual event and the largest fundraiser that the humane society holds. The event will include a silent auction, dinner and a night of dancing to support all of the homeless animals in the Barren County/Glasgow…

Caught On Cam: Bobcat Climbs Power Pole

(WESH/NBC News) A bobcat that somehow found itself perched on top of a utility pole along Florida’s Interstate 75 is back on the ground. The bobcat was spotted atop the pole Thursday morning. Wildlife officials originally planned to wait for the animal to climb down on its own, but eventually utility crews were called in and a lineman used a…

Please Don’t Feed The Three-Legged Bear!

(WESH) Florida wildlife officials say a three-legged bear has been spotted in Seminole County and so far, the bear seems to be doing well. Bear experts say leaving the bear alone is absolutely the best thing for it. A video posted to a neighborhood site shows the bear first standing up behind a tree blocking the camera view, then when…

“Show The World Who My Son Was”

(NBC News) As investigators continue their work in Highlands Ranch, Colorado following Tuesday’s school shooting, the suburban Denver community torn apart by the attack is also looking for answers and honoring the students who stood up in the face of evil. Senior Kendrick Castillo traded his life for the safety of his friends and teachers, leading a charge that included…