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Drinking and driving is an all too familiar and tragic combination during the holidays. More people are on the road, and they also are consuming alcohol as a part of their holiday celebrations. According to NHTSA, 733 people in the United States died in drunk driving crashes in 2013. That year drunk driving crashes claimed victims who were not intoxicated every two and a half hours. There were 10,076 Continue reading Madison County Youth in Action to conduct Annual Holiday Sticker Shock Campaign→
Wanton Endangerment: On 12/25/2015 Officers were called to Interstate 75 in reference to a vehicle collision. One of the drivers involved stated that the other vehicle came to a stop in the roadways causing the collision, then left the scene. The other vehicle was located on Paint Lick Road, and the driver had an odor of Continue reading Berea Police Report Dec. 29, 2015→
On Thursday, December 24, 2015, Trooper Delzie Kelly, charged Jason Gibson with 4 counts of Murder, 1 count of Fetal Homicide 1st Degree, 5 counts of Wanton Endangerment 1st Degree, Operating Motor Vehicle Under the Influence of Drugs, Possession of a Controlled Substance 1st Degree and Reckless Driving. He was lodged in the Clay County Continue reading Fatal Traffic Crash→
On Wednesday, December 23, 2015 at approximately 8:55 PM, Detective Lewis charged inmate, Justin Bishop, 23, of Berea, KY with Arson 1st Degree and 19 counts of Wanton Endangerment 1st Degree, after a further investigation into the fire at the Rockcastle County Detention Center. He was lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center. The investigation is continuing.
It was another busy day in the late 1800’s for Dr. Silas Weir Mitchell. Patient after patient and several emergencies left him weary with the dark of night arriving much sooner than he expected. Yet it was a cold and wintry time and his services were needed. He continued working through the night and then patients began arriving the following morning.
Michael Ray Rodgers age 42, passed away suddenly on Monday Dec 21, 2015. He was born in Madison County to Priscilla Buttry Hall.
Michael was employed at G & R Spring and Stamping in Richmond KY.
Michael is survived by his son Jared Rodgers, his daughter Kendra Hussong, his brothers Will (Bridget) Rodgers, and Dustin (Tiffany) Hall, his sister Lori (James) McCall and granddaughter Emily Isaacs, his nephews Drake Rodgers, Landon Rodgers, Auston McCall, Continue reading Michael Ray Rodgers→
On Wednesday, December 23, 2015 at approximately 3:24 AM, Kentucky State Police Post 11, London received a report of a fire inside the Rockcastle County Detention Center with multiple injuries to inmates and staff members.
Seven different Fire Departments throughout Rockcastle County responded to the scene and extinguished the flames. KSP Detectives learned through an investigation that 102 inmates and four staff members were inside Continue reading Arson Investigation→
This program shares tips for breaking the ice and having difficult conversations around some of the most common issues that arise when someone shows signs of Alzheimer’s or dementia. Issues such as doctor visits, deciding when to stop driving, planning for the future Continue reading DEMENTIA CONVERSATIONS→
“This move by Gov. Bevin is a step backward for many hard working Kentuckians who have seen their wages remain flat despite a growing economy,” Kenny Colston, communications director for the Kentucky Center for Economic Policy, said. “While no current employee will see their increased wages be rolled back, this creates an unfair system for any new hires. We encourage state lawmakers to take executive orders out of this completely by passing a statewide minimum wage increase Continue reading Statement on Gov. Bevin’s Decision to Reverse Minimum Wage Executive Order→
The Kentucky State Police request a unique Christmas gift from Kentuckians this year. They are asking for the gift of life. Simply put, they want motorists to wear their seat belts every time they get in their vehicle.
Sgt. Michael Webb, spokesperson for the agency, says performing the simple click of a seat belt will save lives.