Kenton County Newswire

Kenton County Newswire

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  1. NKY Republicans calling for resignation of embattled prosecutorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 24 | Cincinnati.com

    ... new trials. But it often doesn't involve a prosecutor having to testify in a five-day hearing, said former Kenton County Prosecutor Bill Crockett. "Motions for new trials happen all the time, but this one happens to be, as a law professor once said, ...

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  2. Independence man wanted on 1,300 child porn charges arrested in CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 24 | Cincinnati.com

    Independence man wanted on 1,300 child porn charges arrested in California An Independence man wanted by police on dozens of child pornography charges was arrested in California on Friday. Check out this story on cincinnati.com: http://cin.ci/2mYJdgp Joseph Eric Crail, 40, was arrested early Friday morning by the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office near San Francisco, according to the Kenton County Commonwealth's Attorney Office.

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  3. Not a shell game: This NKY 'celebrity' picked NKU to beat UKRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 16 | Cincinnati.com

    Not a shell game: This NKY 'celebrity' picked NKU to beat UK Kenton County Library's turtle makes his picks for March Madness. Check out this story on cincinnati.com: http://cin.ci/2m5dK0e INDEPENDENCE - If a groundhog can predict the weather then a turtle can surely pick the winner of the NCAA Tournament, right? The little green guy is all about the black and gold as he predicted Northern Kentucky University will defeat the University of Kentucky in the NCAA Tournament first round in Indianapolis.

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  4. Read StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 16 | Cincinnati.com

    ... locations: The district office in Edgewood, the Administrative Annex in Fort Mitchell, the lower part of the Kenton County Health Center and the lower level of the Boone County Health Center. Wherle said they expect about 95 employees to be based in ...

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  5. Washington finds $275,000 to fight drug trafficking in NKYRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 15 | Cincinnati.com

    Washington finds $275,000 to fight drug trafficking in NKY Northern Kentucky gets funding to fight drug trafficking with Ohio regional resource called HIDTA Check out this story on cincinnati.com: http://cin.ci/2nolsmq Boone, Campbell and Kenton county officials said Wednesday that the Office of National Drug Control Policy will provide $275,000 as part of the region's inclusion in the Ohio High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area. That means a stronger fight against drug trafficking in Northern Kentucky.

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  6. 'Shirt mask bandit' sentenced for 14 robberiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 13 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    Steven Thomas, 35, of Erlanger, will serve 24 years in prison, according to Kenton County Commonwealth's Attorney Rob Sanders.

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  7. Man arrested after armed robbery at Covington Coffee CompanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 9 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    ... a criminal history report they were able to link up the two names and Redden was arrested and processed in the Kenton County Jail on March 8. Police said through a photo line-up the owner of the store identified Redden.

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  8. Shoot a police dog? In Ky., you might not go to jail -Read the original story

    Monday Mar 6 | Middlesboro Daily News

    ... ended up being sentenced to a 40-year prison sentence on other charges, but it irked Officer Mike Lusardi and Kenton County Commonwealth's Attorney Rob Sanders that Ernie's assault would not be punished. They lobbied the state legislature to change ...

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  9. 4 Scott HS students injured in crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 28 | Cincinnati.com

    Four Scott High School students have been hospitalized following a crash in Taylor Mill on Monday afternoon, according to Kenton County schools spokesperson Jess Dykes. 4 Scott HS students injured in crash Four Scott High School students have been hospitalized following a crash in Taylor Mill on Monday afternoon, according to Kenton County schools spokesperson Jess Dykes. 1 comment

  10. Helping homeless kids be kids: UpSpring teaming up with schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 27 | Cincinnati.com

    Helping homeless kids be kids: UpSpring teaming up with schools UpSpring has partnered with the Kenton County, and Erlanger and Elsmere school districts to help homeless students. Check out this story on cincinnati.com: http://cin.ci/2lNcddv According to the Kentucky Department of Education, in 2015 and 2016, the number of homeless children in the Boone, Kenton and Campbell county school districts is estimated to be between 251 and 500 students per district.

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  11. Library Director Schroeder looks to the past to preserve the futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | Cincinnati.com

    Library Director Schroeder looks to the past to preserve the future Dave Schroeder is a recipient of the Behringer-Crawford Museum's Two-Headed Calf Award. Check out this story on cincinnati.com: http://cin.ci/2mgfmEc "Things happen in cycles," Kenton County Public Library Director Dave Schroeder said.

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  12. Nation 20 mins ago 4:53 a.m.Judge: Parents who let son 'rot' have 'no right to go' to funeralRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | WHAS11

    A Kenton County judge Tuesday scolded the mother and grandparents of a disabled Ludlow teenager who died from an infection caused by bedsores before she sent the manslaughter case to a grand jury. "Three capable people could have easily taken care of one sick child and they let him rot," said District Judge Ann Ruttle.

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  13. Ohio 1 hour ago 11:58 a.m.Judge: Ohio parents who let son 'rot' have 'no right to go' to funeralRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | WKYC-TV Cleveland

    Jamie Bishop, mother of Joseph Bishop, listens to Judge Ann Ruttle at the Kenton County Justice Center Tuesday, February 21, 2017. A Kenton County judge Tuesday scolded the mother and grandparents of a disabled Ludlow teenager who died from an infection caused by bedsores before she sent the manslaughter case to a grand jury.

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  14. 1 killed in 3-vehicle Fort Wright crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | Cincinnati.com

    ... fficials confirm. Crews responded to the area after receiving a report of an accident about 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Kenton County dispatchers said.

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  15. Judge sends case of disabled teen's death to grand jury, tells court, 'They let him rot'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 | USA Today

    Judge sends case of disabled teen's death to grand jury, tells court, 'They let him rot' Mother, grandparents won't be allowed out of jail to attend Joey Bishop's funeral. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/2ltaSXm Jamie Bishop, mother of Joseph "Joey" Bishop, listens Feb. 21, 2017, to Judge Ann Ruttle of Kenton County's 16th District Court in Covington, Ky.

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  16. NKY mom, grandparents charged in disabled teen's death appear in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    ... and back earlier this month. The wounds were so large that his muscles and bones were exposed, according to a Kenton County Criminal Complaint. Hospital staff alerted Ludlow Police of the alleged abuse, court documents state. Joseph had already ...

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  17. Lincoln Ridge Park clean up upcomingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 | Cincinnati.com

    Lincoln Ridge Park clean up upcoming Lincoln Ridge Park clean up day is scheduled for March 4. Check out this story on cincinnati.com: http://cin.ci/2m54jOf INDEPENDENCE - Kenton County Parks & Recreation and Scott High School National Honor Society will facilitate the Lincoln Ridge Clean Up/Service Day, as part of the Keep America Beautiful Great American Cleanup 2017, 9 a.m. to noon March 4, at Lincoln Ridge Park, 420 Independence Station Road, Independence. Activities include picking up trash, trail maintenance, stair step building along trails and mulching at Lincoln Ridge Park.

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  18. State: Dead neglected teen failed to attend school from 2011 to 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 | Cincinnati.com

    ... and Sharon Martin, 65, were charged with second-degree manslaughter in his death and face a court hearing in Kenton County Tuesday afternoon. The investigation was not the first for the family, according to records released from the Kentucky Cabinet ...

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  19. Disabled Ludlow teen's death from bedsores and neglect 'makes no sense'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2017 | Cincinnati.com

    ... failure, according to the Mayo Clinic. According to court records, the sores on Joey exposed muscle and bone. Kenton County prosecutor Rob Sanders said the manslaughter charges will not be amended but said investigators are working to determine if ...

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  20. Disabled teen with bedsores was 'lost in the cracks'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2017 | USA Today

    ... getting lost in the cracks, this is it. No one even knew this kid lived there."" Officials with at least two Kenton County school districts and Children's Hospital declined to discuss the case, citing privacy laws. Calls to the Kentucky Cabinet for ...

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