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Cameron visits Richmond on the campaign trail

Following recent visits by Governor Andy Beshear in Madison County, Kentucky Attorney General and gubernatorial candidate Daniel Cameron was in Richmond today speaking at a function held at Lynwood Estate on Lexington Road. Madison County Judge Executive Reagan Taylor introduced Cameron to the large crowd around noon on Friday, commending the Attorney General for his […]

Escaped Madison County inmate captured in Maysville

In an update to a story we’ve been following since Thursday, The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post, has apprehended Tyler J. Blevins, the inmate who walked away from the Bluegrass Career and Development Center. The Maysville Police Department contacted the Richmond Post, stating that Blevins was arrested for 2nd Degree Escape. He has been lodged […]

Madison County inmate at large after walk away

Tyler J. Blevins of Vanceburg

The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post, is looking for an inmate who walked away from the Bluegrass Career and Development Center just before 6:00 am this morning, June 1st, 2023. The initial investigation indicates Tyler J. Blevins, 32 years of age from Vanceburg, KY, walked away from the facility in Richmond. He is described as […]

Richmond man arrested in sexual assault investigation

A Richmond man is now behind bars after reportedly sexually assaulting a victim in Madison County. The Madison County Sheriff’s Office report responding to the incident on Monday April, 15th. The initial investigation resulted in a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner test being completed at a local medical facility on the victim. The case led police […]

Madison Counties ‘TRACKS’ system receives national recognition

A software system that was developed internally by employees of Madison County Government has received a national award. The award honors innovative and effective county government programs that strengthen services for residents.. Madison County Government and their ‘Tracks: digital revolution and paperless government platform’ has been recognized with an Achievement Award from the National Association of Counties. […]

Wanted man who fled Richmond Police on foot, found hiding in drainage ditch

Friday May 26, 2023, Richmond Police responded to a residence on Cottonwood Drive in Richmond to assist with serving an arrest warrant for a resident at that location for failure to appear in court in both Fayette and Montgomery Counties, where warrants were issued. According to the arrest citation, after the subject realized police were […]

Richmond overdose investigation leads to manslaughter charges

A Lexington man was arrested today and lodged in the Madison County Detention center charged with manslaughter, second-degree. The arrest is the result of an investigation of an incident that occurred back in January of 2022, where officers responded to an overdose on Memory Lane in Richmond. The victim was transported to Baptist Health Richmond, where he was pronounced dead. […]

Richmond’s Joey Lopes, achieves big success at Jiu Jitsu Tournament in West Virginia

10th Planet Jiu Jitsu Richmond is proud to announce the outstanding achievements of their student, Joey Lopes, who recently participated in the Fuji Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Tournament held in West Virginia on Saturday, May 27th. Joey showcased his exceptional skills and determination, securing the gold medal in both the gi and no-gi divisions of the […]

Clay City K9 officer nabs suspected trafficker at checkpoint stop

Clay City K9 officer "Patan" and officer Rogers

A traffic checkpoint stop this week resulted in one man being arrested on drug charges. The Powell County Sheriff’s office says that on Tuesday May 23, 2023, Deputy Hunter Martin was assisting the Kentucky State Police at the checkpoint set up at the 16mm on the Mountain Parkway off ramp. One of the vehicles driven […]

Young man drowns in Wolfe Lake in Campton

This Thursday afternoon around 5 p.m., Wolfe County Search and Rescue received a 911 call for a possible drowning at Wolfe Lake in Campton. The Water Rescue Team along with a Dive Team were dispatched to the lake. Once on the scene, a bystander told rescuers that 23-year-old Michael Parker of Georgia was attempting to […]

Pursuit of motorcycle driver through 2 states results in arrest and drug seizure

This Thursday afternoon around 3 p.m., Scott County, Tennessee 911 center contacted KSP Post 11 London and advised that their units were in a vehicle pursuit of a blue, Harley Davidson Motorcycle on US 27 that would soon be crossing into Kentucky. They requested Post 11 London to take over the pursuit. Trooper Shaler Jones […]

Services for Scott County Deputy Conley announced

A funeral service will be held on Thursday, June 1st at 11:00 AM for Scott County Deputy Sheriff Caleb Kenneth Conley, age 35, who passed away Monday, May 22, 2023 at the University of Kentucky Hospital. The service will be at the Scott County High School, 1080 Cardinal Dr., Georgetown, KY. This will take place in the […]

Madison County Schools approves pay increases for faculty

At last night’s Madison County School Board meeting, the Board of Education approved an increase to the certified salary schedules that moves the pay for Madison County School employees into the top 20% of districts in the state of Kentucky. The 2023-2024 Certified Salary Schedule will reflect an increase of at least 2% at all […]

Greyhound bus evacuated in Berea

A large police and fire presence converged on Chestnut Street in Berea tonight and evacuated a Greyhound bus. Berea Police and Fire personnel responded to the scene around 7:30 tonight.  According to our sources, after some minor issues with the bus, passengers reported smelling smoke. This resulted in the passengers being unloaded while fire crews […]

KLC Presents Safety Grant to City of Richmond

The Kentucky League of Cities (KLC) presented the City of Richmond with a 2023 Safety Grant. KLC Insurance Services workers’ compensation members receive the money to help fund various programs and services that reduce liability and make the city safer. KLC has awarded more than $5.5 million in liability and safety grants since 1999. Representatives for […]

Car hits tractor on Tates Creek Road, sending two Madison Countians to hospital

Two Richmond residents were sent to the hospital for evaluation after a car collided with a tractor yesterday on Tates Creek Road in Richmond. The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post was contacted just before 3:00 p.m., Monday, May 22, 2023, in reference to the two-vehicle collision in Madison County. Investigators say a white Pontiac, operated […]

Alleged killer of Scott County Deputy identified, now charged

WBON-TV9 has learned the identity of the man who was taken into custody tonight for allegedly killing a Scott County Sheriff’s Deputy Monday afternoon. The man is 45-year-old Steven Wayne Sheanshang of Georgetown. Sheanshangs past charges include thefts, receiving stolen property, and being a persistent felony offender. At a press conference Monday evening, the Scott […]

Richmond woman facing attempted murder charges stemming from circumstances of collision

A Richmond woman is facing attempted murder charges after a situation on Manna Drive early Saturday morning. Police were dispatched to Manna Drive around 3 a.m. for a possible reckless driver, which eventually turned into a collision before police arrived. Reports stated that 25 year old Tehyanna Pocknett of Richmond believed that her cousin was […]

WBON-TV’s Weekend Lockup | 5/22/2023

Sally Embry, age 35, booked 5/21/2023 Tehyanna Pocknett, age 25, booked 5/20/2023 Floyd Neeley, age 52, booked 5/18/2023 Casey Hayes, age 31, booked 5/19/2023