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Worker dies after being hit by semi at NKY logistical company

David Poe, 58, of Independence, Kentucky, was working at GXO Logistics when the semi hit him around 3 p.m., according to Kenton County Police.

The semi was backing up to a parked trailer at a loading dock when it hit Poe, police explained.

Thousands of Unfinished Ford Trucks Are Filling Up Kentucky Speedway

The semiconductor shortage was so bad that Ford had to temporarily halt F-150 production at two U.S. plants. In July of this year, GM reported that it had to park 95,000 unfinished vehicles as it waited on chips.

NKY woman sentenced to 15 years in prison for beating son with baseball bat

A Northern Kentucky woman was sentenced to 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to child abuse charges, according to Kenton County Commonwealth Attorney Rob Sanders.

Sanders says that Kimberly Deaton, 50, pleaded guilty on July 18 to one count of criminal abuse and one count of assault after she was accused of beating her adopted son with a baseball bat.

Carnival ride on I-75 causes traffic backup

In a Facebook post Wednesday evening, the sheriff's office shared a photo of what appears to be a carnival ride in middle of the interstate.

They said it's southbound at the 128 mile marker in Scott County, and traffic was down to one lane.

You Can Hike To Kentucky's Only Abandoned Ghost Ship

In the center of the nation, just off the Ohio River, far from the ocean, lies a ghost ship.

Kentucky seems an unlikely place to find a United States Navy ghost ship. The USS Phenakite (also called USS Sachem) was a converted yacht that served in both World Wars and today sits decaying and rusting somewhere amongst the trees in Kentucky.

Julie O'Neill OUT

The exits continue at Greater Cincinnati TV stations. The longtime morning news anchor "no longer is a member of our team," says WCPO-TV news director Barry Fulmer.

Julie O'Neill's recent absence from WCPO-TV's Good Morning Tri-State newscasts has become permanent.

The 27-year veteran chose to leave the station after being told she would no longer co-anchor weekday mornings with Adrian Whitsett.

"Julie O'Neill no longer is a member of our team. We made the decision to take her off the morning show as an anchor and spoke with her about a couple of different options moving forward," news director Barry Fulmer said in a personnel announcement to staffers.

This Glass-bottomed Kayak Tour Through an Abandoned Mine in Kentucky Brings You to an Underground Waterfall

SUP Kentucky, a standup paddleboard tour company in Rogers, about an hour east of Lexington, offers guests a guided paddleboarding experience through an abandoned limestone mine in the nearby Red River Gorge.

Prosecutor announced on social media the arrest of the second Covington suspect

Covington Police Detective Adam Uhl obtained an arrest warrant charging Zachary Ron Holden, 20, with Murder and 1st Degree Robbery in connection with the August 18 killing of Virgil Stewart at the 15th Street Bridge.

Detectives served the warrant on Holden in the Boone County Detention Center where he is being held on another robbery charge after being arrested by Florence Police on August 31, 2022.

Another suspect, Latoya Dale, was arrested and charged with the same offenses on September 15, 2022. Both suspects are being held on $1,000,000 cash bonds.

Kenton County woman receives sentence on wire fraud charges

A woman from Independence was sentenced on Wednesday morning for wiring half-a-million dollars to her personal bank account.

Hachelle Alsip, 42, was sentenced to 28 months in federal prison, by U.S. District Judge David Bunning, for wire fraud.

In 2021, Alsip transferred $507,000 to her personal bank account from one of Victory Mortgageā€™s business checking accounts.

Coroner: Male killed in head-on NKY crash

A male is dead from a head-on crash on Tuesday in northern Kentucky, according to the Hamilton County Coroner's Office.

The male, who has yet to be identified, was pronounced dead after he was transported to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center, a coroner's report shows.

Old NKY Photos: Check out the latest old photos from around Northern Kentucky

A new page of old photos, many of those taken by The Kentucky Post.

Suspects arrested after shots fired outside Bobby Mackey's nightclub

Two men believed to have fired multiple gunshots at Bobby Mackey's nightclub in Wilder were arrested Monday.

The dramatic arrests happened around 5 p.m. near Newport on The Levee.

Officers the Newport, Fort Thomas and Southgate police departments took the men into custody in front of Brio on East Third Street.

Overnight fire destroys garage of Burlington home

A fire engulfed the garage of a family home in Burlington overnight.

Everyone that lives in the Cedar Hill Lane home made it out okay, but significant damage to the garage and front of the home can be seen.

This glass bottomed kayak tour through an abandoned mine in Kentucky brings you to an underground waterfall

SUP Kentucky, a stand-up paddleboard tour company in Rogers, about an hour east of Lexington, offers guests a guided paddleboarding experience through an abandoned limestone mine in the nearby Red River Gorge.

"Kentucky has many, many cave systems. I knew I was going to try to find a cave to paddle in," Heather Warman, co-owner of SUP Kentucky, told Travel + Leisure.

This guy robbed a bank in Northern Kentucky on Monday

Covington Police are asking for your help to identify and locate the pictured suspect below for robbing the Covington US Bank at 602 Madison Avenue at 12:26 pm today.

He was last seen in the pictured blue Honda Civic with Ohio Lic. Plate: JEF 1085.

If you have any information, please contact Det. Lillich at 859.292.2207.

Target Deal Days are coming soon! Here's when and how you can shop the big sale

The deals are coming a little earlier than usual this year. Target Deal Days will take place on Thursday, Oct. 6 through Saturday, Oct. 8.

However, the retailer shares on its website that shoppers can expect 'to find incredible deals and everyday low prices throughout the holiday season."

Man accused in
Paige Johnson's disappearance, death returns to court Monday

The man charged in connection with the 2010 disappearance and death of Paige Johnson is expected to return to a Clermont County courtroom Monday for a final hearing before his jury trial next month.

Jacob Bumpass, 34, of Finneytown is scheduled to appear at 8:30 a.m. before Clermont County Common Pleas Court Judge Victor Haddad.

Parole denied for Kentucky school shooter who killed 3 people

The man responsible for the deadly 1997 shooting at a high school in Kentucky was denied parole on Monday. The full parole board voted unanimously at the second hearing to deny Michael Carneal's release.

Wynonna Judd says she's 'incredibly angry' following her mother Naomi Judd's death by suicide

"I got the call, and I went over, and I saw her and I said goodbye to her in the hospital, and I closed her eyes, and I kissed her forehead, and that was that," Judd told CBS.

"And next thing I know, I'm sitting here on the side porch, and I'm just trying to figure out what's next."

What the cluck? KFC files suit to stop sale of restaurant once owned by Colonel Sanders

The owners are reportedly seeking $9 million for the estate, which includes the dinner house, the mansion known as Blackwood Hall, the three acres of land, and the intellectual property

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Trip to the Holy Land prompted a Kentucky man to build a 'Garden of Hope'

On a hill overlooking the Ohio River, with a great view of Cincinnati, is a garden that looks something like a church yard, with a cross and a statue of Christ.

The sounds of I-75 now drown out the birds in this once peaceful place called "The Garden of Hope."

Rental truck clips utility lines, sending poles crashing onto vehicles in NKY

It will likely take eight to 12 hours for workers to clean up the damage, a Duke Energy spokesperson says.

A "massive job" is underway in Covington after a rental company's truck brought down utility poles on top of several vehicles, according to Duke Energy spokesperson Sally Thelen.

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'Don't give away my grocery shopping secrets': Some Kroger customers swapping price tags to get cheaper price

For years, there's been an unethical pro tip floating around the Internet.

If one wants to get their groceries at a lower price, the tip says, simply bring the item to a self checkout and ring it up as bananas.

Historic World War II warship to visit Cincinnati

A landing ship craft from the Second World War is returning to Cincinnati. LST 325 is a 328-foot long vessel that was used to carry troops and equipment to shore.

LST 325 will be at the public landing Sept. 28 through Oct. 3.

Florence Y'alls see nearly 40 percent increase in attendance this season

General Manager Max Johnson credits the Y'alls' fun atmosphere with plenty of activities for kids and adults.

They also have themed nights that celebrate superheroes, Star Wars and Jurassic Park.

Bridge Cam: Watching the bridge. They say congestion is the reason for a $3 billion companion bridge.

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