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Friday, 20 April 2018

Friday, 20 April 2018

A Laurel County teenager was taken into custody after a complaint on a bus. Deputies Rick Cloyd and Keith Dinsmore were dispatched to a complaint of a female who was behaving out-of-control on board a Laurel County school bus.

The incident happened yesterday afternoon at about 3:45 PM at Keavy Elementary School. The girl had allegedly threatened other children, the bus driver and principal on board the bus. At the time, there were 60 children on the bus, ranging from 6 to 12 years of age. Deputies arrived and encountered the 17-year-old female who was out of control and had to be removed from the bus. The teenager continued to scream and curse while threatening students and staff. She also stated she was a drug user.

Deputies determined she was under the influence and charged her with Public Intoxication in a Controlled Substance as well as Disorderly Conduct and 63 counts of Terroristic Threatening. The teenager was taken into custody and transported to the Breathitt County Juvenile Detention Center.



The body of a missing London woman has been located. London police were notified of a possible body found in the woods near Spring Street.

Police were dispatched to investigate and located the body of 40-year-old Samantha L. Lewis who had reportedly been missing since April 1st. The body was sent to the State Medical Examiner’s Office in Frankfort for an autopsy. No apparent trauma to the body was found, and police say a toxicology report is pending. Detective Daniel Robinson is continuing the investigation.



Kentucky’s new pension reform law goes to court. A hearing began in Franklin Circuit Court on a lawsuit challenging the bill that was signed by Governor Bevin.

The lawsuit was filed by Attorney General Andy Beshear, who argues the law violates the state’s contract with public employees. Governor Bevin filed a motion asking that Beshear be disqualified from the case because he gave legal advice on the pension bill to lawmakers. Judge Phillip Shepherd says he plans to rule on the case by July 14th, when some provisions of the law take effect.

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