The Capital Plaza Tower implosion.

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22 March 2018
More than 1,500 pounds of explosives bring down Capital Plaza Tower, Kentucky's 12th tallest building, in a controlled explosion. The state-owned 28-story tall building housed many state offices, but closed in 2016 after it was deemed unsafe.
Capital Plaza Demolition - Frankfort, Kentucky
Capital Plaza Demolition - Frankfort, Kentucky
The Capital Plaza Tower implosion.
Photos: Demolition of Capital Tower in Kentucky
A Kentucky man has died from a fall at Red River Gorge. Wolfe County Coroner Frank Porter told news media outlets that 20-year-old Luis Fernando Carlos died Tuesday evening after falling off Whistling Arch trail
Three Louisville man are facing federal charges for a series of armed business robberies. Antonio Mitchell, Vontre Murphy and Dajohn Roberts were indicted by a federal grand jury on 13 counts.
A Danville man is in custody after police say he shot his wife to death Tuesday night during a domestic dispute. Colin Montgomery, 29, is charged with murder in the death of 27-year-old Jennifer Montgomery. Kentucky State Police were called just after 8 p.m. to a residence on Shakertown Road north of Danville.
The FBI says as part of a federal investigation they and KSP were at the Horse Cave Police Department. KSP confirms they are assisting the FBI with an investigation in Hart County, but would not be more specific
The Henderson County Sheriff's Office arrested two people near Resinerg Road Sunday after a report of a farmer being shot in the area. Deputies said they responded to a field around 2:45 p.m. where a farmer was hit with a bullet
Kenton County police have arrested a man from Indiana they say traveled almost three hours to meet a teenager. Danny Lee Roberts is being held at the Kenton County Jail where he has a court date slated for March 6. An Internet Crimes Against Children officer at the Kenton County Police Department recently pretended to be a 15-year-old girl while using Facebook Messenger.
A Louisville man is in jail after being charged with attempted murder. Police arrested Quincy Blackmon. Investigators said Blackmon strangled a woman several times in August and threatened to kill her
A massive search for a missing police officer in southwestern Kentucky ended with unfortunate news. Kentucky State Police confirmed that Rodney Smith, 45, of Boaz, Kentucky, was located in a flooded field off Bernal Avenue in Hickman around 5 a.m. Saturday.
One person has been killed and four others injured following a crash in southwestern Jefferson County Tuesday. Officers were dispatched to the intersection of Greenbelt Highway and Ashby Farm Drive around 4 p.m.
Metro Police say they have finally made an arrest related to January homicide in the Portland neighborhood. Bobby Lee Odom was wanted for murder in the death of Christopher DeWeese that happened on Jan. 28 in the 2600 block of West Main Street.
State police say they are investigating a fatal crash in Marion County that killed two people, and injured three children. Police say 17-year-old Olivia Ford started to run off the right side of the road on KY-208 in Lebanon, then over-corrected her vehicle and crossed the center line, hitting another vehicle
As far as we can see, this is the building with the most damage at Eagle Crossing in Hopkinsville. The whole roof and some walls were ripped away. 170 people displaced.
Flood waters are inching closer to homes along the Ohio River
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A man accused of shooting his son was apprehended after being on the run since Monday. Sheriff's officials say Gilbert "Tick" Helton, 56, of Kettle Island, was arrested at his residence on Kettle Island Branch Road. The shooting occurred around 8:34 p.m. Monday. Dispatch received a call that a male had been shot and needed ambulance services.
Police arrested a man overnight who crashed his vehicle into a store. happened around 2 a.m. at the Game Stop on East Reynolds Road. The store's glass door was shattered.
A Louisville man is facing theft charges after police say he broke into his neighbor's home. Guns, computer equipment, medications, even food from the pantry, according to police, was all taken. Police and detectives with LMPD's 7th Division served a search warrant at the home in the 9000 block of Ranger Road on Monday evening.
A man is expected to survive after a shooting Tuesday in Old Louisville. Police responded to a coin laundry in the 400 Block of West Oak Street just before 7 p.m. The 40-year-old victim was shot multiple times and taken to University Hospital.
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