Laurel County Police Investigating Deadly Shooting

The Laurel County Sheriff's Office says deputies continue to investigate a fatal shooting. A man allegedly shot his grandson during an altercation. The shooting happened off Arthur Ridge road around 6 miles north of London. Investigators say a pistol discharged hitting the grandson in the chest causing a fatal injury. The grandson was identified as 26-year-old Anthony Ryan Thompson of East Bernstadt. He was pronounced dead at the scene by Laurel County Coroner Doug Bowling. The investigation is continuing.

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Laurel County Woman Arrested After Alleged Child Abuse And Drug Trafficking

Laurel County Sheriff John Root says deputies were called out to Saint Joseph-London to investigate alleged abuse of a boy and girl, both under the age of 12. The children had been brought to the emergency room with injuries consistent with abuse. Investigators say the boy had extensive bruising over his entire body and the girl had trauma that required her to be transported to UK for additional treatment. Deputies say the girl had been taken to UK on another occasion regarding alleged abuse. Investigators say Carla Harris had custody of the children during the alleged abuse. Also it was determined that Harris had trafficked pills to another person on more than one occasion. Harris was arrested and charged with three counts of criminal abuse and two counts of trafficking in a controlled substance. She was lodged in the Laure lCounty Detention Center.

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Clay County Couple Face Rape And Incest Charges

A Clay County couple faces charges in connection with a rape and incest case. A grand jury indicted Jonathan and Tina Sexton. The indictment alleges on occasions between December 2013 and June 2017 Jonathan Sexton had sex with a teenage girl. Investigators claim his wife failed to protect the teen.

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Laurel County Police Continue To Investigate Deadly Crash

The Laurel County Sheriff's Office says deputies continue to investigate a deadly two-vehicle crash that killed a 17-year-old girl. The crash happened on KY 30, about 5 miles northeast of London. Police say a pickup driven by 21-year-old Riley Parker of Tyner collided with a car driven by 17-year-old Alexandra Nicole Harris of London. She was pronounced dead at St. Joseph-London. Parker was taken to St. Joseph-London to be treated for his injuries. A 17-year-old passenger in the Hyundai was flown to UK Hospital with critical injuries. The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

London Police Arrest 3 People On Meth Charges

The London Police Department says officers arrested three people for trafficking methamphetamine. It all started when police pulled over George Couch. Couch was charged with drug possession and trafficking. Jason Burkhart, who was with Couch, was charged with public intoxication and trafficking in a controlled substance. Police then got a search warrant for Robert Loren's home. There they found meth, pills, paraphernalia and guns. Loren is charged with trafficking. All three men were lodged the Laurel County Detention Center.

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London PD Looking For Vandalism Suspects

The London Police in Department is asking for help identifying vandals. Investigators have posted surveillance photos of those people they believe are connected to a vandalism case. Anyone with information about the people in the photos are asked to message the London Police Department through their website or Facebook page or call them at 606-878-7004.

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Whitley County Home Where Triple Murder Took Place Set On Fire

Fire officials say a home in Whitley County where three murders took place earlier this year was set on fire. The Emlyn Volunteer Fire Chief said he believes the fire was arson because it was set in the kitchen and nobody lives in the home now. The home belonged to Courtney Taylor who deputies believe shot and killed her husband Larry and their two daughters in January of 2017. A grand jury handed down an indictment against Taylor in March, charging her with three counts of murder. She pleaded not guilty in an April arraignment. The fire chief said the home was supposed to be auctioned off this week. Kentucky State Police arson investigators will be at the home instead.

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KSP Share Ways To Prevent Thefts During The Holidays

Troopers with Kentucky State Police said during the colder weather, and especially as the holiday season is in full swing, they see a rise in thefts and burglaries. They say simple things like locking the doors and windows on your homes are a great way to prevent any thefts or burglaries. For those who order gifts online, packages in plain sight are an easy target for burglars. Troopers recommend letting their neighbors take in packages if they're away at the time of delivery or have mail carriers or package delivery companies put packages in a more secure location. They say if you are out shopping and you put presents in your car, make sure your doors are locked and gifts are out of sight. Troopers also say reporting suspicious behavior is a great way prevent a theft or burglary.

Laurel County Woman Arrested After She Allegedly Went On Tirade After She Was Unable To Find Alcohol In The House

The Laurel County Sheriff's Office says deputies were called out to a disturbance at a home off Laurel Ridge Road. When officers arrived they found that a woman, 31 year old Holly Parsley, was apparently upset because there was no alcohol in the home and had allegedly broken several items in the home. She allegedly made several threats to her family. After a brief scuffle with deputies took her into custody. She was charged with criminal mischief, terroristic threatening and resisting arrest. She was lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center.

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Rockcastle County Man Arrested After Police Find Elaborate Indoor Marijuana Growing Operation

A Rockcastle County man is behind bars after police found an elaborate indoor marijuana growing operation. They say Matthew Green was growing nearly 200 plants. Officers say Green told them he packaged it to sell it for about $2,500 a pound and delivered it to Florida. Green faces several charges including endangering the welfare of a minor. Investigators say he had five children, all of which were living near the drug operation.

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