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Kentucky Crime

Missing Kentucky Mom An Apparent Suicide

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 03.01.2016 | Crime

WPSD Local 6: Your news, weather, and sports authority A Kentucky mom reported missing more than two weeks ago and found dead in a storage locke...

Missing Woman Now A Wanted Fugitive

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 02.18.2016 | Crime

WPSD Local 6: Your news, weather, and sports authority In an unusual twist to an already bizarre case, a Kentucky woman who disappeared after le...

Kentucky Mom's Disappearance Baffles Police, Ex-Husband

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 02.12.2016 | Crime

WPSD Local 6: Your news, weather, and sports authority Authorities in western Kentucky are trying to determine what happened to Jennifer Hicks, ...

Missing Kentucky Mom Last Seen By Ex-Boyfriend

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 02.11.2016 | Crime

Relatives and authorities remained puzzled Thursday over the disappearance of a 31-year-old mother of three in Kentucky. "This is not like her -- not ...

Amish Minister Confesses To Killing Wife 9 Years Ago: Cops

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 01.14.2016 | Crime

A "burden on his heart" prompted Amish minister Samuel Borntreger to confess this week to the 2006 murder of his wife, 26-year-old Anna Yoder Borntreg...

Kentucky Town 'Forever Changed' By Girl's Slaying At Pee Wee Football Game

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 11.16.2015 | Crime

The discovery of the body of Gabriella "Gabby" Doolin, a 7-year-old pee wee football cheerleader, in a creek bed during Saturday's football game has s...

Crystal Rogers Missing: Brother Of Suspect Fails Polygraph, Police Say

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 10.22.2015 | Crime

EmbedContent(56269141e4b02f6a900e2d93,WDRB 41 Louisville News,Embed,html,Some({})) A Kentucky cop was fired from his job after failing a lie-detector ...

Missing Mom Case Eerily Similar To Aunt's 1979 Disappearance

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 08.18.2015 | Crime

The search for a missing mother in Kentucky is eerily similar to the disappearance of her aunt, who vanished nearly 40 years ago. Crystal Rogers ...

Bra-Wielding Burglar Thwarted By Woman Wielding Ceramic Chicken: Cops

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 04.01.2015 | Weird News

A Kentucky woman who allegedly tried to strangle another woman with a bra was thwarted when the victim fought back with a ceramic chicken. Police i...

Man Held Woman At Gunpoint, Tattooed 'Slut' On Her Back: Cops

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 01.14.2015 | Crime

A Kentucky man remains behind bars after allegedly assaulting a woman by tattooing the word "slut" on her back while holding her at gunpoint. A gra...

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Daughter Of Missing College Professor Pleads For His Safe Return

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 09.02.2014 | Crime

The daughter of a missing Ohio college professor is pleading for information about her father, whom she says vanished two weeks ago under mysterious c...

Inmate Overdosed On Methadone-Soaked Underwear: Officials

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 08.27.2014 | Crime

An inmate at a Kentucky detention facility is being charged with murder after another inmate died of a drug overdose allegedly caused by methadone-soa...

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Missing Moms Cast Spotlight On Other Unsolved Cases

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 08.22.2014 | Crime

Locations where four women went missing. The disappearance of Joelle Ann Lockwood and Kristy Kelley -- two moms from southwest Indiana -- has resid...

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Sex-Offender Pastor Arrested On Statutory Rape Charges

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 07.11.2014 | Crime

A convicted sex offender holding a pastoral position at a Kentucky church has been arrested on charges involving a teenage member of his congregation....

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Seminary Knew Pastor Was A Rapist, Did Nothing: Lawyer

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 11.26.2013 | Crime

Ray Scott Teets, a Pennsylvania pastor arrested Thursday for indecent contact with a minor, had a prior conviction in a child sexual abuse case, which...

Apparent HIghway Ambush Kills Policeman

Reuters | Posted 07.27.2013 | Crime

May 26 (Reuters) - A Kentucky policeman was shot and killed in an apparent ambush when he stopped to pick up debris on a highway exit ramp, the Cour...

Meth Smoker Arrested For Carpet Munching

Posted 05.02.2013 | Weird News

Mmmm, lint. Police in Louisville, Ky. say that 50-year-old Jeffrey Wagner admitted to smoking crystal meth before going into a Burlington Coat Fac...

Aspiring Model Slashed With Razor At Mall

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 01.23.2013 | Crime

Nicole Kyaw thought she had seen the worst of her assailants' attacks on Facebook. The aspiring model never thought that Internet harassment would co...

Theft From The Dead Leads To High-Speed Chase

Posted 11.09.2012 | Weird News

A Kentucky man stole from the dead, and now he'll live out his next few days in jail. Police say Gilbert Strode, 52, pilfered a newly delivered, 70...

Of Religion, Toilet Fires, America And Reddi-Wip

Posted 08.08.2012 | Weird News

If you feel a burning sensation when you pee, start pointing fingers at James Crittenden. A Kentucky man is under fire after he lit a gas station t...

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University of Kentucky Employee Charged With Four Bank Robberies

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 08.01.2012 | Crime

Authorities have charged a University of Kentucky employee in connection with the robbery of four Lexington banks. According to the Lexington Divis...

Mom Trades Baby For Pickup Truck To Get Meth: Cops

Posted 07.13.2012 | Crime

Three people in Kentucky face human trafficking charges after a mom allegedly traded her newborn for a pickup truck, then sold the truck for methamphe...

Woman Punches Son During Anger Management Class: Cops

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 02.13.2012 | Weird News

A Kentucky woman was arrested last week for allegedly punching her 10-year-old son in the face -- during an anger management course. Misty Lawson, ...

Naked Man Covered In Chocolate, Peanut Butter Is 'Sorry,' Arrested

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 02.09.2012 | Weird News

Sweet, sweet justice. Police in Kentucky arrested a man last Thursday after they found him completely covered in chocolate and peanut butter lying ...

Amish Men Jailed For Defying Buggy Safety Rules

Posted 01.13.2012 | Crime

By DYLAN LOVAN (Associated Press) MAYFIELD, Ky. -- A group of Amish men were sent to jail in western Kentucky Thursday for refusing to pay fines fo...