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Richmond reschedules trick-or-treat, cancels hoe-down
Trick-or-treating in Madison County has been postponed for 24 hours because of a severe storm threat Thursday evening.
Global chemical watchdog wins Nobel Peace Prize
Efforts to eliminate chemical weapons won a Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for the global watchdog trying to destroy Syria's stockpiles of nerve gas and other poisonous agents.
EKU announces move toward tobacco-free campus
Eastern Kentucky University President Michael Benson on Friday announced that a task force has been established to finalize a tobacco-free policy on campus, to take effect June 1.
Boil-water advisory lifted
The boil-water advisory that Richmond Utilities issued Monday evening for the neighborhood between West Main and North streets from Aspen Avenue to Fifth Street has been lifted, the public utility announced at 8:15 p.m. Tuesday.
RPD: Man broke grandmother’s neck, tried to set grandfather on fire
Police have charged a Richmond man with two counts of attempted murder after he viciously attacked his grandparents Thursday afternoon.
Payne pleads guilty to murdering mother, girlfriend
A man who was accused of killing his mother and girlfriend avoided a possible death sentence Friday by pleading guilty to the women’s 2010 murders.
At a change-of-plea hearing, John Payne, 39, admitted he shot and killed Meredith King, 32, and Cornelia Gayle Mullins, 55, at Mullins’ home in November 2010.
RPD rounds up 9 in narcotics trafficking bust
Narcotics investigations that occurred earlier in 2012 bore fruit Thursday when nine people were charged with trafficking pain pills in the community.
Noon earthquake rattles Madison County residents
Residents in Madison County and throughout eastern and central Kentucky got a lunchtime scare when an earthquake rattled through the area.
The 4.3-magnitude earthquake happened at 12:08 p.m. Saturday, according to the U.S. Geological Service. The epicenter was about 8 miles west of Whitesburg.
B.Michael Caudill middle schooler struck, killed by train
A 14-year-old boy who was walking along the CSX railroad tracks in northern Madison County was hit and killed by a train Saturday afternoon, according the county coroner.
1 killed, 3 injured in traffic collision near Berea
A Brodhead woman died this afternoon after the vehicle she was riding in collided with a pickup truck north of Berea.
Anna Rodriguez, 55, was pronounced dead at 5:46 p.m. at the scene of the accident by Madison County Coroner Jimmy Cornelison, according to a news release from the Madison County Sheriff’s Department.
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