UPDATEFire destroys Villa Hills Civic Club
A large fire tore through the Villa Hills Civic Club and destroyed it early Thursday, fire officials say. A passerby reported the blaze at 2:46 a.m. The club's single-story building is located off Rogers Road near Lakeshore Drive and the Villa Hills Police Department.
NKY woman charged after false sexual assault report
A woman, who in January made a report to the Boone County Sheriff's Office that she was sexually assaulted, has been charged with falsely reporting an incident after later confessing to the deputies that her report was false.
Kimberly Dragoo, 25, stated she was physically and sexually assaulted by an unknown male as she was walking in her neighborhood.
Multiple weather impacts expected today across East
A powerful storm will sweep through the Eastern half of the U.S. through the end of this week with multiple hazards. A narrow zone of heavy snow and a wintry mix is expected from the south-central Plains to the Great Lakes.
Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and a few strong tornadoes from the Lower Mississippi Valley to the Southeast, especially in the Tennessee Valley and Mid South today
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Officials said the new facility has 68 beds, double the capacity of the previous facility, and also offers an on-site medical clinic, community partner meeting rooms, guest mail services, self-service laundry, showers, phone charging stations, internet and computer access.
Ancient Suspension Bridge has been closed for a year
Tuesday marks one year since cars have traveled across the the John A. Roebling Suspension Bridge, linking Downtown Cincinnati and Covington. The bridge closed to vehicular traffic February 15, 2021 for extensive maintenance.
"We last saw her Christmas of 2020 at the family Christmas. We spoke to her on the phone Father's Day week in June of 2021, but that was the last contact," said Aundria Wainscott, the stepmother of Catherine. "We want to know that she's safe, yes, that's our main priority at this point."
Investigators are currently trying to identify people on surveillance video at the apartment complex, according to Kenton County Prosecutor Rob Sanders.
"It would make the job of the Covington Police Department a lot easier if those people would come forward and identify themselves for the police and tell the police what they saw, what they remembered and why things happened the way they did," he said.
State officials quarantined the premises, and the birds will be killed to prevent to the spread of the disease. None of the birds will be used for food, but agriculture officials said the flu does not present a food safety risk so long as chicken or eggs are handled and cooked properly.
No human cases of the virus have been found in the U.S., the USDA said.
FEMA gives update on tornado recovery in western Kentucky
The federal emergency agency said the first pass of debris removal in Graves County and the City of Mayfield has been completed. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineer Louisville District has cleared more than 280,000 cubic yards of debris.
FEMAâ€™s Public Assistance program is also preparing to help with the cost of removing debris to repairing and rebuilding damaged public infrastructure in Caldwell, Christian, Fulton, Graves, Hart, Hickman, Hopkins, Logan, Lyon, Marion, Marshall, Muhlenberg, Ohio, Taylor, Todd and Warren Counties.