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  • Students report robbery in dorm room

    Three male students were in an Eastern Kentucky University dorm room late Sunday night when an armed robbery involving two men who brandished handguns took place.

    March 31, 2014

  • UPDATED: Three students in room when robbery took place

    Three male students were in an Eastern Kentucky University dorm room late Sunday night when an armed robbery involving two men who brandished handguns took place.

    Monday morning, EKU spokesperson Marc Whit provided additional details of the incident that prompted university officials to issue a campus security alert just before 11:30 p.m. Sunday.

    March 30, 2014

  • Hager Drive couple charged with drug trafficking

    Deputies with the Madison Sheriff’s Office home incarceration program arrested a Hager Drive man Wednesday on a second charge of drug trafficking.

    George Robert Richardson, 45, also was charged with second-degree escape and possession of a handgun by a convicted felon. His wife, Paula Diane Richardson, 40, was charged with two counts of first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance.

    March 28, 2014

  • Smith: This was ‛crime of hate’

    A “crime of hate” was how Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney Jennifer Smith, in her closing argument Thursday, described the murder of Angela Frazier Singleton.

    The jury in the murder trial went into deliberation after more than three hours of statements from Smith and Defense Attorney Steve Romines.

    Romines, who addressed the jury first, said a narrow-minded investigation by the Kentucky State Police had targeted Marcum from the beginning as the responsible party in the murder.

    March 27, 2014 1 Story

  • 3-28 DrugRobbery.jpg Armed robber takes narcotics from Richmond Drug

    A middle-age white man with a handgun walked into Richmond Drug, 1071 Berea Road, around 5 p.m. Wednesday and demanded all of the store’s Percocet and methodone pills.
    Richmond police were dispatch at 5:13 p.m., according to RPD Chief Larry Brock.

    March 27, 2014 1 Photo

  • Closing arguments in Marcum trial begin Thursday morning

    After calling only one witness, the defense rested Wednesday afternoon in the trial of Christina Marcum, and closing arguments were scheduled to begin Thursday morning.

    March 26, 2014

  • Singleton’s confession in murder case read for court

    The sound of tears slowly overtook the audience at Christina Marcum’s trial Tuesday as Detective Brian Reeder read aloud Jason Singleton’s statement of guilt in the 2011 murder of his wife, Angela Frazier Singleton.

    March 26, 2014

  • Batteries reported stolen from car lot

    The owner of East Main Auto Sales reported Monday that batteries had been stolen from seven vehicles on his lot overnight. Three other batteries belonging to him also were stolen from vehicles at Bedliners on South Estill Avenue, the Richmond police report stated. Estimated loss is $1,200.

    March 26, 2014

  • Witness says Marcum threatened to kill

    Mariah Smith took the witness stand Tuesday afternoon to tell the jury in the trial of Christina Marcum about an April 2011 incident.
    Smith, who described herself as a former friend of Marcum’s, said she had known the defendant since she was 12 and always had a good relationship with her. For most of their lives, Marcum was “like a sister,” she testified.
    However, that began to change after murder victim Angela Frazier Singleton went missing Jan. 16, 2011.

    March 26, 2014

  • Woman charged with felony wanton endangerment following wreck

    A woman was charged Friday with felony wanton endangerment and driving under the influence (second offense) following a motor vehicle collision on Richmond Road in Berea.

    March 25, 2014

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