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Two officers confirmed dead after shootout in Floyd County, suspect in custody

The man taken into custody following a deadly armed standoff with police Thursday night has been identified as 49 year old Lance Storz, of Allen. Storz has been charged with murder, two counts of murder of a police officer, and assault on a service animal. According to the citation charges the shots fired by the […]

Floyd County man arrested on charges related to child sexual abuse material investigation

The Kentucky State Police (KSP) Electronic Crime Branch located and arrested Christopher Jacob Hall, 24, on charges related to a child sexual abuse material investigation. Hall was located, interviewed, and arrested as the result of an undercover Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) investigation. The KSP Electronic Crime Branch began the investigation after discovering the suspect […]

Reported shots fired, large police presence on Richmond’s Boggs Lane

**UPDATE: Officers responded to the scene due to report of gunfire. However, upon arrival officers interviewed both parties that had been involved in a verbal altercation around that time period. Police continue that both parties denied that a firearm was involved or had been fired. The investigation is ongoing. Richmond Police and other first responders […]

BREAKING: Alleged robbery at Richmond Whitaker Bank branch on Lexington Road

*Update at 1:17 p.m. – Richmond Police say that the suspect vehicle is a silver SUV-type vehicle similar to an older model Ford Escape. Moments ago, the individual pictured above walked into a local bank and demanded money from an employee. The suspect then left the Whitaker Bank off of Lexington Road near McDonald’s with […]

Charges, names released regarding shooting on Mule Shed Lane in Madison County

UPDATE: Names Released: According to Madison County Sheriff Mike Coyle, Tommy Edington, the estranged husband ofAmanda Edington was present at 1070 Mule Shed Lane armed with a shotgun. Amandawitnessed Tommy outside the residence and locked the door before she, James Spicer, son toAmanda, and Hogan Rose (acquaintance) retreated to the master bedroom. Edington kicked open […]

Man Found Dead In Encampment Off Exit 90 in Richmond

The Madison County Coroner reports to WBONTV that a male was found deceased in a homeless encampment in Richmond. According to reports, another inhabitant of the encampment called police when he found the 37-year-old male dead in his tent around 5:50 this morning. Coroner Cornelison says that he still has the difficult job of attempting […]

Morgan Murder Suspect Located Walking in Madison County

The search for Shannon Gilday, 23 years old of Taylor Mill, KY, ended this morning after he was located by the Madison County Sheriff’s Office. Gilday was found walking along Barnes Mill Rd by a Deputy just after 4:30 am, and taken into custody without incident. Gilday is charged with Murder, Burglary 1st Degree, Criminal […]

Murder suspect identified by KSP in Morgan case, still on the loose

A suspect has been identified in the shooting death and home invasion of Jordan Morgan as Shannon Gilday. Police say that there was a “violent intent”, and the incident was not a simple burglary. KSP elaborated at a press conference this afternoon that there is no known connection with the Northern Kentucky man and Jordan […]

KSP Seek ‘Armed and Dangerous’ Robbery Suspect

On January 30, 2022 at approximately 11:30 pm, Rockcastle 911 requested Kentucky State Police Post 11 London to investigate an armed robbery at a residence. Preliminary investigation reveals the subject, 44-year-old Woodrow Lamb of Mount Vernon allegedly unlawfully entered a residence on Reverend Green Loop Road Sunday night, armed with a firearm. During the incident, […]

Richmond Police release details of stand-off

On January 8, 2022, at approximately 9:08 pm, Richmond Police responded to 737 North Third Street in reference to a domestic dispute.  The female victim reported that her ex-boyfriend, identified as Logan Browning (30) of Richmond, was armed with a weapon and attempting to enter her residence forcefully.    Mr. Browning eventually forced his way into the […]

Coroner: Body of Missing Man Located in Berea

The body of a man declared missing Monday out of Richmond has been located, according to Madison County Coroner Jimmy Cornelison. Cornelison says that the 33-year-old Matthew Cox was found on Burnt Ridge Road near Big Hill. He had been declared missing since Saturday the 27th. The coroner says an autopsy is currently being conducted. […]

Missing elderly man located following weekend search

James Mcguire, the subject of the golden alert from this weekend that caused brief panic in the Madison County area has been found. According to officials he is being transported to a local medical facility for an evaluation and treatment. Original story: The Madison County Sheriff’s office is asking for assistance in locating a person […]

UPDATE: 2 Deceased, Active Gunman in Richmond

According to Richmond Police Department in the latest update, two bodies are on the scene of an apartment on Keystone Drive in Richmond. Witnesses confirm one is female and another male. There is another man with a rifle that has currently barricaded himself in the apartment and is currently not negotiating with police. Police tell […]

Man Jailed For Murder in Connection With Estill Death Investigation

Kentucky State Police have arrested the suspect who allegedly killed the woman found dead Wednesday in Estill County. According to officials, 43 year old Christopher Roberts of Irvine was arrested Saturday morning. He is lodged at Three Forks Regional Detention Center in Lee County. Roberts is charged with Murder and Tampering with Physical Evidence. Original […]

Woman Found Dead in Estill County Identified, Homicide Investigation Persists

In an update to the ongoing homicide investigation in Estill County, Kentucky State police have identified the victim who was found in a roadway deceased Wednesday. She has been identified as 50-year-old Cindy Donnela Stevens-Roberts of Ravenna. KSP say that they still cannot confirm the cause and manner of her death at press time. Stevens-Roberts […]

Estill County Mourns The Loss Of Beloved Teacher And Baseball Coach

Anytime someone passes away unexpectedly there is great sorrow and the feeling of loss, but when that someone is a person who touches countless lives on a daily basis the loss is that much harder. Blake Crowe was a middle school math teacher in Estill County and was in his first season as head baseball […]


RICHMOND, Ky. – Samantha Williams will not be returning as the Eastern Kentucky University women’s basketball head coach and has accepted a position at another university, Vice President and Director of Athletics Matt Roan confirmed this afternoon.  “I’d like to thank Coach Williams for her dedicated service to EKU as head coach the past two seasons and […]


RICHMOND, Ky. – Eastern Kentucky University men’s basketball head coach A.W. Hamilton’s contract has been extended through the 2024-25 season, Vice President and Director of Athletics Matt Roan announced on Wednesday. “We are excited to be able to announce a new four-year contract for Coach A.W. Hamilton,” Roan said. “Since arriving at EKU, A.W. has experienced […]

Local Vaccination Clinics Halting Administration of Johnson & Johnson Vaccines

Following the joint recommendation from the Center for Disease Control and Food & Drug Administration, vaccination clinics across the country are now pausing their administration of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. According to the CDC and FDA, more than 6.8 million doses of the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) vaccine have been administered in the U.S. […]

CDC Extends Eviction Relief Order through March

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s eviction moratorium has been extended through March 31, 2021, to continue to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The new CDC Order temporarily halts residential evictions of covered persons for nonpayment of rent during September 4, 2020, through March 31, 2021. This means that a landlord, owner of a residential property, […]


RICHMOND, Ky. – Eastern Kentucky University and all 16 of its athletics teams will join the ASUN Conference on July 1, 2021, Vice President and Director of Athletics Matt Roan announced today. All EKU teams will be immediately eligible for conference awards, postseason play and NCAA Tournament automatic bids. During its last full year of competition (2018-19), […]


RICHMOND, Ky. – Eastern Kentucky University’s women’s basketball game at home against Morehead State University, scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 5, has been postponed due to a positive COVID-19 test and accompanying contact tracing measures among individuals within the EKU program. EKU will work with the Ohio Valley Conference and Morehead State regarding rescheduling of the game.

Sparks Reportedly Enters a Guilty Plea in Spurlock Murder Case

A Garrard County man could spend up to 50 years in prison after entering a guilty plea in the murder of Savannah Spurlock. WHAS11 in Louisville, quoting sources close to the case, is reporting that David Sparks has pleaded guilty to acting alone in her murder, abuse of a corpse and tampering with physical evidence. […]