Northern Kentucky Newspaper | NKY News Network
       NORTHERN KENTUCKY'S #1 | NEWSNKY.COM
    

Facebook:   Northern Kentucky  |  
Boone County News   |   Campbell County News   |  
Covington News   |   Florence KY News   |  
Grant County   |   Kenton County News   |  
Latonia News   |   Newport News   |  
Kentucky News   |   Cincinnati News





Puppy Rescued By Soldier Overseas Needs Help to Make it to His New Home in Kentucky

According to Guardians of Rescue, an animal welfare nonprofit, Staff Sgt. Corey recently met Goose while deployed overseas. Several soldiers found the stray puppy whimpering, stuck in a drain, and decided to rescue the scared dog and bring him to Staff Sgt. Corey.

The soldier and pet instantly fell in love, and now Staff Sgt. Corey is determined to bring the dog to his family and home in Kentucky.
NEWS REPORTS







Man wanted in Cincinnati kills himself inside Kentucky restaurant

A Lexington police officer noticed a car in the parking lot of the Bryan Station Inn that matched the description of a wanted person out of Hamilton County, Ohio, police said.

Police told WKYT that after multiple attempts to make contact with the person police called in its emergency response team. The team also tried to contact the person.

Later, police said they made their way into the room and found the person dead in the room from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
NEWS REPORTS







Seniors expected to get $145 per month SS increase in 2023

If the COLA estimate proves accurate, the average retired worker can expect their monthly benefit to climb by roughly $145 in 2023, or close to $1,740 in additional income next year.
NEWS REPORTS







ELSEWHERE: Cheap Burger King gave long-time employee a bag of goodies; people think that wasn't enough

A GoFundMe for a Burger King employee nears $80,000 after a viral video showed him being gifted a movie ticket, candy, a coffee tumbler, and some pens for 27 years of service.

People thought that wasn't enough. The outpouring of support astonished the family, with the fundraising now nearing $80,000 in just three days.
NEWS REPORTS







5 fast-food chains most criticized by customers

From slow service to bad hygiene, these are the most complained about chains in America, a study finds.
NEWS REPORTS







SEE VIDEO: Moment father attacks man who 'murdered his toddler son by throwing him into Ohio river'

Footage shows Antonio Hughes walking from the back row of the Hamilton County courtroom up to the defense table where murder suspect Desean Brown, 22, was sitting.

Brown is accused of stabbing Nyteisha Lattimore, 29, to death before throwing her son Nylo, three, into the Ohio River and leaving him to drown.
NEWS REPORTS







Link to the latest convictions and guilty pleas >

Link to the latest convictions and guilty please in Kenton County.
NEWS REPORTS







Publix opening first supermarkets in Louisville and Lexington

Publix Supermarkets, a chain well-known throughout the South, is opening its first Kentucky stores in Louisville and Lexington.

Nothing planned yet for Northern Kentucky.
NEWS REPORTS







Pardoned convict arrested, charged with trying to strangle multiple women after being shot in Covington

Last week, NKY Network was the only medium to tell you that a man had been shot in City Heights in Covington.

Police said Joheim Bandy, 20, was arrested as a teen, then pardoned by former Kentucky governor, Matt Bevin, in 2019 along with more than 400 other convicted criminals.

"Mr. Bandy is known to us. We actually have a couple of strangulation cases active with him," said assistant Covington Police chief Brian Valenti.

Last Thursday, police were called to the 2600-block of Alden Court in City Heights on the report that a man had been shot.

When officers arrived on the scene, they discovered Bandy had been hit with a bullet in the shoulder, but the details had to be sorted.
NEWS REPORTS







Kentucky state trooper charged with conspiracy stemming from arrest that involved use of force

A Kentucky state police trooper has been indicted on federal charges accusing him of conspiracy and engaging in misleading conduct stemming from an arrest that involved use of force, officials said.

Michael L. Howell, 32, of London, Kentucky, was accused of conspiring with others, along with another trooper, to conceal the nature of force used by troopers.
NEWS REPORTS







Toddler dies after she was found in family pool

A toddler has died after she was found unresponsive in the family's pool. Emergency crews were called to the Grant County home on the evening of June 16.

When they got there, a family member was trying to save the life of Evelyn Strahm. Medics took over and took Evelyn first to St. Elizabeth Hospital where they were able to get a pulse.
NEWS REPORTS







NKY tennis instructor accused of raping 15-year-old girl, sheriff says

A man is behind bars on accusations of having sex with an underage girl while he was her tennis coach.

Court Clark, 27, faces one count of third-degree rape.

The investigation began Monday after detectives met with a sexual assault victim who told them she'd been raped in 2019, according to Lt. Phillip Ridgell with the Boone County Sheriff's Office.
NEWS REPORTS







WATCH: Florence Y'alls manager suspended after altercation with umpire

Florence Y'alls played Wednesday night without Manager Brian White at the helm after video surfaced Tuesday showing White involved in a physical altercation with an umpire.
NEWS REPORTS









Medical helicopter responds to Florence crash

A medical helicopter was on the ground at a crash scene in northern Kentucky, according to Boone County dispatchers.

At least one person was seriously hurt in a two-vehicle crash in the 7100 block of Industrial Road near Dixie Highway at about 6 a.m. Thursday, dispatch says.
NEWS REPORTS







Rabbit Hash ferry boat that connects to Indiana now free through August

A lot of people and places are looking for ways to save with the rising gas prices across the country and Cincinnati.

Now through August, the Rabbit Hash Ferry will be free.
NEWS REPORTS







City noise pollution having negative effects on residents

Noise pollution occurs when unwanted sounds enter the environment.

The potential health effects of noise pollution include increased stress levels, sleep disturbance, or hearing damage.
NEWS REPORTS







NKY man hatched, carried out murder plot because of a dream

A Northern Kentucky man was sentenced to life in prison Tuesday after prosecutors say he committed murder over a dream.

In May, a Grant County jury found Paul James, 43, guilty of murdering Barry Kenner, 51. The same jury recommended a life sentence for James, and a judge upheld that sentence Tuesday.
NEWS REPORTS





Program launched in Boone County to help replace tattered American flags

The sheriff's office is partnering with Holiday for Heroes and Allegiance Flag Supply. The goal is to replace torn and worn flags with a new flag 3 feet by 5 feet in size.

When deputies notice a tattered flag, they will contact the property owner to ask if they'd like to retire that flag and replace it.
NEWS REPORTS







City of Fort Thomas forces cancellation of 'Drag Bingo'

The city says "it does not fall appropriately under our health and wellness event policy as it is entertainment based".

Drag acts have recently become a cultural / hot button issue among Republicans across the country.
NEWS REPORTS







John Oliver Calls Out Cincinnati Area's Huge Increase in Monthly Rent Rates

According to a June 9 report from real estate broker Redfin, the nationwide median monthly rent in May was more than $2,000 per month.

That's definitely hitting Cincinnati, Oliver noted, saying that the Queen City was among a group of metros with rate hikes of more than 30% over May 2021.
NEWS REPORTS







UPDATE: 11-year old killed himself inside Burlington home

A Northern Kentucky community is in mourning after an 11-year-old boy appears to have died by suicide, officials said.

Boone County Sheriff's deputies responded to a home on Douglas Drive Sunday around 11:45 p.m. Deputies said witness statements and evidence gathered thus far indicates the shooting was intentional.

Neighbors described seeing the boy outside playing just hours earlier.
NEWS REPORTS







NFL player from a Covington Catholic school gives back to his local Boys and Girls Club

A lot of professional athletes want to use their status to give back and help others. Sometimes it takes years for those efforts to pan out.

Derrick Barnes is the hometown hero at the Boys and Girls Club. The 2017 Holy Cross graduate made it to the NFL, and now he's making time to give back to the place that helped him get there.
NEWS REPORTS







UPDATE: 11-year old killed himself inside Burlington home

A Northern Kentucky community is in mourning after an 11-year-old boy appears to have died by suicide, officials said.

Boone County Sheriff's deputies responded to a home on Douglas Drive Sunday around 11:45 p.m. Deputies said witness statements and evidence gathered thus far indicates the shooting was intentional.

Neighbors described seeing the boy outside playing just hours earlier.
NEWS REPORTS







NKY man bloodied, battered by rebar during car theft

Police are looking for a man they say assaulted a homeowner and stole his SUV Sunday in Kenton County.

Investigators say the man was hit with a piece of rebar several times before the suspect took off with his 2018 Blue Ford Explorer.

Police say it happened in broad daylight on Locust Pike.
NEWS REPORTS







Facebook:   Northern Kentucky  |   Northern Kentucky Life  |  

Boone County News   |   Campbell County News   |  

Covington News   |   Florence KY News   |   Grant Buzz   |  

Kenton County News   |   Latonia News   |   Old Photos   |  

Newport News   |   NKY Pets   |   Cincinnati News    |  




Joe Burrow | Larry Flynt | Winter Storm Warning | Tom Cruise | indexfeb18-2022 | Amazon Air | Shannon Gilday