Today’s Local News

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In Bardstown, res­i­dents are wor­ried about a killer on the loose after a teacher and her teenage daugh­ter were mur­dered in their home. KSP says that some­one killed 48 year old Kathy Netherland and her daugh­ter Samantha. Netherland was a special-​​ed teacher at Bardstown ele­men­tary school. Superintendant Brent Holsclaw says this is a very difficult […]
The trial is under­way in Bullitt county for a man who threat­ened to shoot-​​up a school. Nicholas Bain is charged with mak­ing a ter­ror­is­tic threat against Old Mill Elementary School in Mt. Washington.
A for­mer mid­dle school teacher in Vine Grove gets 10 years in prison for trad­ing dirty text mes­sages with one of his stu­dents. 47 year old Anthony Durrant was sen­tenced on Tuesday. Once out of prison, Durrant has to reg­is­ter as a sex offender. The girl, 14 years old, tes­ti­fied that she sent Durrant lude […]
A bill that bans abor­tions at 20 weeks or more ges­ta­tion, with­out excep­tion for rape or incest, is now law in Mississippi. Governor Phil Bryant signed the mea­sure Wednesday. The only exemp­tions would be in cases where the mother’s life is in dan­ger or where the fetus had been deter­mined to have no chance of […]
ISU says another 29,000 cur­rent and for­mer stu­dents could be affected by a data breach of three depart­ment servers. That brings the poten­tial num­ber of peo­ple whose infor­ma­tion may be at risk to over 48,000. There’s more infor­ma­tion at
There was a rally against child abuse today at the state Capitol, spon­sored by the Department of Human Services. Officials say the state inves­ti­gated more than 33 thou­sand alle­ga­tions of child abuse last year. Speakers praised a new method of respond­ing to low risk alle­ga­tions. Rather than accus­ing a fam­ily, work­ers try to address the […]
The Energy Innovation Laboratory’s had its rib­bon cut­ting. The Idaho Falls lab’s devoted to clean energy research as devel­op­ing new mate­ri­als for advanced nuclear reac­tors. The Lab’s part of the Idaho National Laboratory’s Research and Education Campus.
Yolo County Flood Control & Water Conservation District has announced that due to low water lev­els at Indian Valley Reservoir the Indian Valley Campground will remain closed, pos­si­bly through­out the sum­mer. The road lead­ing into the camp­ground is locked and no access of any kind is per­mit­ted. The lake is cur­rently only at 8 percent […]
A one car acci­dent on Monday resulted in injuries to three peo­ple. Just after 11 Monday night 26 year old Courtney Patterson of Rio Dell was dri­ving her 2008 Yukon north­bound on US-​​101 when for some unknown rea­son she ran off the road and hit a tree north of Redcrest. 28 Year Old Rad Kellar […]
27 year old Dameon Ziegler of Willits killed him­self Friday after his ex-​​girlfriend escaped after he kid­napped her. He was armed with a sawed off shot­gun when he con­fronted the vic­tim at an office on West Valley Street around 8:30 am. He forced the woman into her vehi­cle at gun­point and then made her drive […]
Two reg­is­tered tran­sient sex offend­ers wear­ing GPS track­ing devices from Southern California were arrested Aprill 11th in con­nec­tion with the mur­der of 4 women in the Santa Ana and Anaheim areas dur­ing the last 6 months includ­ing 20 year old Kianna Jackson of Willits. She last spoke with fam­ily mem­bers on October 6, 2013 in […]
A crook took off with a hand­i­capped woman’s elec­tric scooter two weeks ago. Medicare pro­vided the scooter to 74 year old Wilma Lloyd of Baechtel Creek Village to help her get around. The woman relies heav­ily on it for shop­ping and to get to appoint­ments. The scooter was parked just out­side her front door when […]
Idaho busi­nesses hired at or above the norm for March, push­ing last months total employ­ment num­ber to a record 736,000. The sea­son­ally adjusted job­less rate fell to 5.2%, a five and a half year low. March was the 7th straight month with record total employ­ment. 14,000 peo­ple were hired last month, with over 33% of […]
At a meet­ing this morn­ing of the Blair County police chiefs at Park Hills Country Club , the UPMC Altoona Foundation pre­sented 35 life­sav­ing AED units to law enforce­ment agen­cies in Blair County. The foun­da­tion has also arranged free AED train­ing and sup­port. Sudden car­diac death is one of the lead­ing causes of death in […]
Altoona Police say at least one per­son was shot early this morn­ing at the Sheetz Station on 58th Street in the city. According to police, one per­son was taken to UPMC Altoona with a gun­shot wound just after mid­night. No details have been released con­cern­ing that victim’s name or the extent of their injuries, and […]
Sheriff John Root tells us that Luther Arnold has retired from the Laurel County Sheriff’s office after many years of ded­i­cated ser­vice to the cit­i­zens of Laurel County. On Tuesday, a retire­ment recep­tion was held for Luther at the Laurel County Sheriff’s office in London. At that recep­tion, he was pre­sented an award of appreciation […]
Sheriff’s Deputies arrested 55 year old Samuel Miller of Buffalo Branch Rd., Corbin on Monday night on Ky 1223 fol­low­ing a com­plaint from two dif­fer­ent peo­ple who reported a man walk­ing along the high­way who appeared to be very intox­i­cated. Samuel Miller was charged with alco­hol intox­i­ca­tion in a pub­lic place, and because offi­cers deemed […]
Two peo­ple were arrested Monday night on Hensley road 8 miles North of London after deputies con­ducted a traf­fic stop vehi­cle they watched weav­ing on the road and dri­ving extremely slowly. A road­side inves­ti­ga­tion deter­mined that the dri­ver was under the influ­ence. 27 year old Jessica Sizemore of London was charged with oper­at­ing a motor […]
Two more peo­ple were arrested at the Corbin Walmart for try­ing to leave the store with­out pay­ing. It hap­pened Tuesday after­noon when 19 year old Shawn Lawson of Corbin was caught try­ing to sneak out with $111 worth of mer­chan­dise. Also arrested was 26 year old Amanda Nance of London, who tried to steal $39 […]
The probe many Kentuckians had been call­ing for, of the state’s high gas prices, is now under­way in DC. Jim Williams reports…
After dis­cus­sions dur­ing the past two board meet­ings, mem­bers of the Quadco Rehabilitation Center joint Administrative and Non-​​Profit board approved a new mis­sion state­ment that sup­ports peo­ple reach­ing their goals. The new mis­sion state­ment is now “Quadco exists to help peo­ple achieve their goals in life.“ Board mem­bers all agreed that the new mis­sion statement […]
On Monday evening, the Ayersville Local Board of Education, at their reg­u­larly sched­uled meet­ing, addressed pub­lic con­cerns about the upcom­ing bond issue at the May 6 pri­mary elec­tion. The Crescent News reports that n the bal­lot will be a 37-​​year, 7.86-mill bond issue com­bined with a 0.5 per­cent income tax for con­struc­tion of a new […]
The Tri-​​County Traffic Safety Partnership has announced an increased enfor­c­ment effort is under­way con­cern­ing seat belt and child restraint vio­la­tions, now until May 8th. The increased enforce­ment comes after the Angola Police Department said the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute has iden­ti­fied Steuben County as hav­ing a higher than aver­age num­ber of per­sonal injury and fatal […]
In Henry County, two peo­ple who were arrested in a home break-​​in ear­lier this month have been bound over to the Henry County Grand Jury. 31 year old Leo Jeffers, Jr waived his pre­lim­i­nary hear­ing on a felony charge of Breaking and Entering. 74 year old Raymond Barnes of Liberty Center waived his hear­ing on […]
Now that the third annual Henry County elec­tron­ics recy­cling roundup is his­tory, offi­cials there say 32 tons of elec­tronic recy­clables were turned-​​in on April 5th. The drive also raised money for the local schools. Napoleon high school col­lected over 18,000 pounds of elec­tron­ics, which gen­er­ated over $1,300, along with the bonus of $500 for being […]