• Police recover stolen excavator, find drugs at Corbin home

    CORBIN, Ky. (WTVQ) — Corbin police recovered a stolen excavator and found multiple drugs after searching a home last Saturday. According to a Facebook post by the police department, an officer stopped a vehicle and allegedly found methamphetamine and marijuana. Officers then obtained a search warrant for a home on Gordon Hill Pike, where they say found heroin, methamphetamine, marijuana,

  • FCPS new budget to include at least $50K starting salaries for teachers

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) — Fayette County will be the first district in Kentucky to set starting teacher salaries of at least $50,000 in a new budget proposal approved by the board of education Monday. The 2023-24 Fayette County Public Schools spending plan includes the new teacher salaries, plus an expansion of services to students. It totals $867 million. Those funds

  • 'He loved his job': Scott Co. Sheriff's Office remembers deputy killed in line of duty

      GEORGETOWN, Ky. (WTVQ) — A Scott County deputy killed in the line of duty was honored Tuesday with a police procession from I-64 to Ware Funeral Home in Cynthiana. Hundreds of police vehicles and people lit up with red, white and blue lights lined the streets — driving Caleb Conley to his resting place. Conley was described as a

  • Man accused of slashing Letcher Co. deputy's tires arrested

    LETCHER COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) — A man accused of slashing a Letcher County deputy’s tires was arrested Monday. According to a Facebook post by the sheriff’s office, Coman Montana Gibson used “an unknown object” to slash the driver’s side rear tire of a Lethcer County sheriff’s cruiser that was in the Whitesburg Walmart parking lot. He’s also accused of retaliating

  • Jail releases name of man accused of killing Scott Co. deputy

    GEORGETOWN, Ky. (WTVQ) — The name of the suspect accused of killing a Scott County Sheriff’s Office deputy has been released. Steven Sheangshang allegedly shot and killed Deputy Caleb Conley on I-75 Monday around 5 p.m. during a routine traffic stop. Deputies told ABC 36 Sheangshang fled the scene after the shooting but was arrested a short time later. Sheangshang

  • Officer-Involved shooting claims life of Scott County Deputy

    SCOTT COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) — Those with the Scott County Sheriff’s Office are grieving the loss of one of their own. One described as a go-getter, the perfect fit for this job. But whose career and whose life were cut extremely short. 35-year-old Caleb Conley was shot during a traffic stop on I-75, at the 127 on Monday afternoon, he

  • A nice late May week weather-wise on tap for Central and Eastern Kentucky

    It was a nice start to the week weather-wise across the commonwealth Monday with filtered sunshine, a pleasant northeast breeze and afternoon highs topping out into the upper 70s in most locations. After some soaking rains this past Saturday, our weather had dried out nicely and we should be set up for a tranquil stretch of weather in the coming

  • Tyler Childers brings his papaw's 97-year-old Army buddy on stage to sing 'Old Country Church'

    JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WTVQ) — Tyler Childers’ papaw bought him his first guitar when he was 5 years old. Papaw met his “buddy,” Clyde, in the Army and the two were stationed together before the Korean War. Every summer, the pair would “swap” homes — with papaw going to live with Clyde and Clyde coming to live with papaw. It

  • Paris farm grows fields of poppies for Memorial Day weekend

    PARIS, Ky. (WTVQ) — A farm in Paris grew fields of poppies for Memorial Day weekend. The red poppy came to symbolize the blood shed during battle following the publication of the wartime poem “In Flanders Fields.” The poem was written by Lt. Col. John McCrae, M.D. while serving on the front lines, according to the American Legion. On Sept.

  • Police searching for driver who crashed into home on Venetian Way

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) — Police continue to search for the driver who crashed into a home late Sunday night. Police say it happened on Venetian Way around midnight and the driver took off on foot. No one was injured. Police say if you have any information, you’re asked to contact them at 859-258-3600. Categories: Local News, News Tags: Crash, Driver,

  • Guns, drugs, cash seized in London bust

    LONDON, Ky. (WTVQ) — Guns, drugs and cash were seized by Kentucky State Police in a drug bust from a home on Sunday. According to KSP, around 10:30 p.m., troopers stopped a person on Arthur Ridge Road who allegedly had expired registration plates. Troopers say the driver was under the influence and had .25 grams of suspected methamphetamine. After investigating,