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Boil-water advisory lifted for downtown Richmond neighborhood
Richmond Utilities has lifted the 24-hour boil-water advisory in parts of downtown Richmond following work on the area's water main.
The boil water advisory had been issued at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday for Woodland Avenue, Glyndon Avenue and Moberly Avenue between Third and Fifth streets.
Waco horse dies from West Nile Virus Thursday - First case reported in Madison County
A downed horse was euthanized Thursday after suffering from what veterinarian Dr. James Martin diagnosed as the West Nile virus — the first case of the disease in Madison County he has seen in more than five years, he said.
Test results from the University of Kentucky diagnostics lab confirmed the blood work Thursday and Martin is reporting details of the case to the state Department of Agriculture.
Prosecutor to seek death penalty in double-homicide case
A man accused of murdering his mother and girlfriend in 2010 could be sentenced to the death penalty if he is convicted by a jury.
Commonwealth’s Attorney David Smith said Wednesday he will file a motion next week indicating he will seek the death penalty if John Payne’s case goes to trial.
Man charged in 2008 death of Teakwood Drive woman
Richmond police have charged a man with murder in the 2008 death of 78-year-old Joanne Tribble, and an arrest citation states that a family member admitted that he committed the crime when he was 17 years old.
The Madison County Detention Center’s website shows that William Cody Boyd Tribble, 22, of Berea, was booked into the Madison County Detention Center early Wednesday morning on a murder charge.
More than 100 rally in rain for gay rights
Afternoon thunderstorms did not damper the crowd of more than 100 that turned out Wednesday at Richmond City Hall in support of fairness.
A rally organized by the Kentucky Fairness Coalition was conducted in support of Richmond residents Cheri Chenault and her partner, Destiny Keith, who were reportedly told to leave E.C. Million Park earlier this month while having pictures taken by a local photographer.
EKU announces Hoskins' resignation as arts center director
Debra Hoskins has resigned as executive director for the Center for the Arts at Eastern Kentucky University, according to an announcement EKU released Tuesday morning.
Pedestrian killed Saturday morning on Irvine Road
An Irvine man, Donnie Isaacs, 61, who was walking in the roadway on KY 52, died shortly before 3 a.m. Saturday when he was struck by a car.
The incident took place between Moberly Loop Road and the Moberly Shell Mart on the highway also known as Irvine Road.
Man charged with rape, kidnapping
The Madison County Sheriff’s Office arrested an Irvine man early Wednesday morning on charges of rape, kidnapping and assault.
Sheriff’s deputies responded to a call at 3:30 a.m. in the area of Panola and Knob Lick, according to sheriff’s office spokesperson Willard Reardon.
School bus lands on side, no students on board
A Madison County school bus was involved in a single-vehicle accident this morning near the Madison-Jackson County line.
Accident on I-75 leaves two dead
Two women living in Berea died early Friday morning when their vehicle entered Interstate 75 heading the wrong direction at Exit 87 and collided head-on with a semi-trailer truck.
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