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Police make arrest in two recent robberies

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Bowling Green police arrested Jeffery Dwayne Yates, 52, of Bowling Green, on two counts of robbery and an absconding warrant, according to the department’s Facebook page. Yates is charged with the robbery of Tobacco America on Morgantown Road on Sept. 5 and the robbery of the Smoothie King on Nashville Road Sept. 7. Yates is also…

Marquee Backstage – Summer of Love and Consent

Marquee Backstage host Julie Milam sits down with Hope Harbor’s Alayna Milby and Tidballs’ Brian Jarvis  to discuss the upcoming ‘Summer of Love and Consent’ live music event. ‘Summer of Love and Consent’ is hosted by Tidball’s, benefiting Hope Harbor, Inc. The concert kicks off Saturday, September 14 at 6 p.m. Tickets can be purchased online or at the door…

Transgender Lyft driver attacked

(KGW) A Portland, Oregon Lyft driver says she was attacked by a passenger because she is transgender. “I could tell he was intoxicated before he got in the car,” said Marla Standing-Owl. Marla says she picked up the man at the Duniway Hotel in downtown Portland Friday night. She says the man was frustrated over the destination that had been…

Camera captures Florida plane crash

(WPTV) The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating a small plane crash that occurred Wednesday at Florida’s Boca Raton Airport. The FAA said a Piper PA28 single-engine aircraft with two people on board crashed shortly after takeoff around 10:30 a.m. “I heard a loud boom and I thought it was a truck or something out here on I-95 like normal,” said…

Herpes virus threatens eyesight

(KPRC/NBC News) A Texas mother is spreading the word about a common infection that can put a child’s eyesight at risk: the herpes virus. Jamie Boles says a Facebook thread alerted her to the possible cause of the blisters that had formed around her young son’s eyes. The urgent care clinic where he was originally taken for treatment thought it…

Guns, impeachment in focus on Capitol Hill

(NBC News) President Trump is expected to outline his position on potential gun control legislation by the end of the week. Senate Republicans have been waiting for the president’s input before moving forward with any legislation. Mr. Trump is expected to review options and decide what gun laws he’d support. Those include expanding background checks to Internet sales and gun…

Trump Administration targets E-Cigarettes

(NBC News) The White House announced Wednesday a plan to ban the sale of flavored electronic cigarettes. The move comes amid what some are calling a “vaping crisis.” Hundreds of illnesses linked to the use of e-cigarettes are being investigated, along with several deaths. President Trump outline the proposed ban while speaking to reporters after an Oval Office meeting with…