LOCAL NEWS

FSIS Recall due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens

June 12, 2017

The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is recalling several spaghetti and meatball products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens. Conagra is recalling more than 700-pounds of spaghetti and meatball products because they contain milk, a known allergen, and they did not declare milk on the product label. You can view a full list of the products included in the recall here. No reports have been filed of anyone getting sick from eating the items that are now being recalled. If you purchased these products, you can throw them away or return them to the location where you bought them.

 

 

149th Belmont Stakes Results

June 12, 2017

Tapwrit wins the 149th running of the Belmont Stakes. Jockey Jose Ortiz and Tapwrit overtook Irish War Cry in the final moments of the race to take the win. Irish War Cry finished second. Patch came in third.

 

 

Juvenile Fatality in Boyle County Car Wreck

June 12,2017

One juvenile died in an accident in a sedan in Boyle County early Saturday morning. Kentucky State Police Troopers say the sedan hit a barrier on a bridge, and then ricocheted into the middle of the road. A truck pulling a boat then hit the sedan. That impact caused a juvenile passenger to be ejected from the sedan. The juvenile was pronounced dead at the scene. Four other juveniles were taken to the University of Kentucky Hospital with unknown injuries. Investigators say there were five people in the sedan, none of whom were wearing seat belts.

 

 

Harlan County Man Facing Charges

June 12, 2017

A Harlan County man now faces charges after he fired a pellet gun at a teenaged girl, hitting her in the back. Cumberland Police say the 14-year old girl and a friend were riding past the home of Billy Shipman last Wednesday evening when he fired a pellet gun, hitting the girl in the back. WYMT reported that doctors decided not to remove the pellet due to the risk of paralysis that could result from the procedure.

 

 

Murder Investigation Suspended in Mingo County

 June 12, 2017

Last week in Mingo County, deputies looked for any trace of a body after getting a tip from someone who heard a confession about a possible homicide. However, after days of searching, investigators found no trace of a body. The tipster said the possible murderer was intoxicated and claimed to have killed a man nearly ten years ago. The intoxicated man who might have committed murder said he buried the victim on his grandmother’s property. The case is now suspended until deputies get information that is more credible.