A missing 16-year-old was found dead in Whitley County on Friday night. Kayly Lockaby’s body was found near the home of a man with whom she was thought to have been staying. The coroner said there was no obvious injury to account for her death.
Kentucky State Police said Devante Hall, 24, of Dayton, Ohio, was arrested Friday in Montgomery County, Ohio, on charges in the killings of Brandy N. Davidson, 25, of Stanton, and Devin J. Payton, 33, of Georgetown.
Body cameras, community policing and officer recruitment were among the topics discussed Friday with Lexington Police Chief Mark Barnard during an informal “Coffee with the Chief” session. The free-wheeling hourlong question-and-answer session with 10 residents at Third Street Stuff was the latest in a series of such meetings that Barnard has attended since he became chief in January 2015.
A black Illinois man accused of kidnapping a Kentucky woman and fatally shooting her along a southwest Ohio highway says he can't get a fair trial in a county he calls "racially imbalanced" and wants his trial moved.
The Lexington Police Department arrested two people in connection with multiple robberies in the city. Kelly Cox, 35, and Shaun Taylor, 36, face charges in a string of unrelated robberies spanning from April to July.