A man who was wanted in connection to the murder of a 35-year-old veteran Pikeville police officer was captured

Map. History of Kentucky conflict

21 July 2018
A five-hour standoff in the Hazlewood area on Thursday came to a peaceful end. Police said Larry Sharpe refused to come out in the morning when detectives tried to serve a warrant at a home on Arling Avenue off Taylor Boulevard.
Police have captured a man wanted for questioning in the fatal shooting of a Kentucky police officer. Kentucky State Police said 55-year-old John Russell Hall of Pikeville was captured around 11 a.m. Thursday without incident. He was arrested in Floyd Co., Ky.
Officials are looking for a man they want to question in connection to the shooting death of a Pikeville, Ky., police officer
Louisville police have made another arrest in a Feb. 18 shooting that left one victim dead and another in serious condition. Authorities arrested 19-year-old Loren Sparks Tuesday night. Sparks will face charges in the shooting that killed 22-year-old Michael Winters.
An overnight shooting has claimed the life of a Pikeville police officer. According to officials, Police Officer Scotty Hamilton was shot and killed in the line of duty. Hamilton has been a member of the Pikeville Police Department since 2006.
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More than 1,500 customers were without power Tuesday morning in Lawrence County, Kentucky Power reports. According to the utility’s website, 1,538 customers didn’t have electricity.
Folks driving along Interstate 265 had a bit of a traffic headache Tuesday morning. 3 a.m., a semi that was carrying cattle somehow caught fire on the northbound side of the highway near Stonestreet Road.
Two Greenville women injured in collision on KY Hwy 176
Teachers, other public workers rallying at Kentucky Capitol. Looks to be 3,000 or so.
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.
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