American Idol Alum Involved in Fatal Crash

Rising country music sensation and former “American Idol” Season 19 contestant, Alex Miller, was involved in a tragic accident in Kentucky on Tuesday. A car crashed into a bus carrying Miller and several band members, resulting in the death of the car’s driver, 53-year-old James Mcpheron of Mount Vernon, Kentucky. The unfortunate incident occurred as Miller and his band were returning from a vacation. A statement released on Miller’s Instagram account on Wednesday confirmed the …

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Father Arrested After He ‘Shot the Hell’ Out of Son

A man from Johnson County, Kentucky, aged 61, has been taken into custody following an incident where he allegedly shot his son for not obeying his command to keep quiet. The man, identified as Timothy L. Rivers, is facing multiple charges including attempted murder and wanton endangerment. He is also accused of growing marijuana plants. In addition, Rivers has been charged with contempt of court and failure to pay court fees or fines, although these …

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Arrests Have Been Made After Missing 4-Year-Old Girl’s Body Found

Kentucky law enforcement officials have apprehended two individuals in connection with the disappearance of a 4-year-old girl, following the grim discovery of a body believed to be the child’s. Brittany Slaughter, 24, a cousin of the missing girl, and her partner, Adam Hayes, 34, are now facing a slew of charges, including murder and abuse of a corpse, as of November 17. The missing child, Chloe Darnell, was last seen in September, but her disappearance …

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Murder Suspect Dead After Taking 3 Hostages in Gas Station

A violent crime spree spanning three states ended in the death of the suspect, according to law enforcement officials. The series of events, which included a murder, kidnapping, carjacking, and hostage situation, began with David Maynard in Ironton, Ohio, a town on the Kentucky border. Authorities reported that Maynard allegedly murdered his stepfather and restrained his former girlfriend on Saturday. The Ironton police department issued a warning via social media, advising the public to avoid …

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Murder Suspect Apprehended at Topgolf

David Profitt, a 25-year-old man from Bowling Green, Kentucky, was apprehended by federal and state law enforcement officers at a Topgolf location in Indiana over the weekend. Profitt is suspected of murdering 22-year-old Alexandra Hemmann, whose body was discovered in an apartment. Those acquainted with Hemmann have indicated that she was a victim of domestic violence. The Fishers Police Department in Indiana issued a warrant for Profitt’s arrest. The Bowling Green Police Department subsequently reached …

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Teen killed by loose tire that broke through windshield on interstate

Early Sunday morning on a Kentucky interstate, an 18-year-old university student was tragically killed when a tire detached from a truck on the northbound side of the highway and broke through her windshield. The Walton Fire Department was called to the scene and managed to extract the victim, Lauren Collins, from the wreckage of her 2012 Buick LaCrosse. Collins was then rushed to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center with life-threatening injuries, however, she did …

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Mother sentenced in death of infant son who ingested meth, then hid his body in attic

Shaylynn Curtis from Kentucky was sentenced to 23 years in a state correctional facility on Monday, after pleading guilty to murder and abuse of corpse in connection to the death of her 5-month-old son, who died in 2021 due to complications from ingesting methamphetamine. Curtis entered an Alford plea, which is similar to a guilty plea, but allows her to maintain her innocence while admitting the state has enough evidence to convict her. She told …

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Woman terrorizing neighborhood is taken down by police

Bodycam footage captured the events that unfolded in February when Kentucky police confronted a woman armed with a gun. The Louisville Police Department was responding to a mental health complaint when they encountered 52-year-old Candy Marie Basil. According to the police, she had been waving the gun around at her neighbors and had hit a vehicle with it before pointing it at the officers. Officer Donald Brian Wyatt, a 19-year veteran, opened fire after the …

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McDonald’s worked 10-year-olds on unpaid shifts

A new report from the United States Department of Labor has uncovered that a McDonald’s restaurant in Louisville, Kentucky permitted two ten-year-old children to work without pay for shifts that extended into the late night. The report showed that the two children were tasked with various jobs that are typically found in fast-food restaurants, including serving customers, operating the drive-thru window and cleaning. The report also revealed that one of the children was given the …

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Mass shooting at crowded city park, at least 2 dead

Saturday night saw a tragedy occur in Louisville’s Chickasaw Park, only five miles away from the Old National Bank shooting which happened six days prior. According to LMPD assistant chief Lt. Paul Humphrey, “hundreds” of people were in the park when shots were fired at 9 p.m., leaving two people dead and four others, one of whom is in critical condition, rushed to the hospital. Police are still uncertain as to how many shooters were …

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