Police have charged a youth pastor in Pulaski County with sex abuse involving a juvenile. Eubank Police Chief Colin Hatfield told The Commonwealth Journal that 30-year-old Rex Allen Murphy is charged with first-degree sex abuse, third-degree sodomy and use of a minor in a sexual performance.
WHAS11, Tue, Oct 14 2014 @ 05:22 PM
A former police officer accused of beating two mentally handicapped men in a Somerset group home has been tangled up in a similar police investigation before. According to documents and audio recordings obtained exclusively by LEX 18 Investigates, Brian Doan was the manager of a Garrard County group home where another mentally handicapped man was beaten to death three years ago.
WLEX-TV Lexington, Thu, Oct 9 2014 @ 08:28 PM
Tax revenues and tourist spending were up during the summer at Lake Cumberland thanks to water levels that returned to normal after being down for several years. Carolyn Mounce, head of the Somerset-Pulaski Convention Visitors Bureau, says marina operators were happy this season with the lake traffic, The Commonwealth Journal in Somerset reported .
WHAS11, Sun, Oct 5 2014 @ 05:34 PM
A southern Kentucky mayor says a new energy center will create hundreds of jobs for the region and provide a new home for city government. Several hundred turned out for the festive beginning of construction that officials say in about a year and a half will result in a new City Hall, police department, and utilities center.
WKYT, Fri, Sep 26 2014 @ 04:46 PM
The California city's November election will shed light on whether Democrats can risk the political fallout of cutting a prized union benefit to protect basic city services. While more than a dozen states are fighting the new federal rules to reduce carbon emissions, many officials fear that ignoring them would be far worse.
Governing, Fri, Sep 26 2014 @ 02:32 PM
Ten cows that escaped from a cattle truck after it overturned before dawn Tuesday while exiting a southern Illinois freeway were shot and killed by police when they became a traffic hazard to other motorists, Illinois State Police said.
KMOV-TV Saint Louis, Tue, Sep 23 2014 @ 01:26 PM
Family and friends held a prayer vigil to mark the one-year anniversary of three people killed inside a central Kentucky pawn shop. The vigil was held Saturday night in Somerset, Kentucky, to honor 35-year-old Michael Hockensmith; his wife, 38-year-old Angela Hockensmith; and 60-year-old gold broker Daniel Smith of Richmond.
WBKO-TV Bowling Green, Mon, Sep 22 2014 @ 05:12 AM