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Heatwave: Woman bit by snake that was colling off at her door

The heatwave is bringing out wildlife, including snakes. In search of shade or a cool place to relax, it’s not uncommon that a snake could end up in or around your house. For one local woman, that’s exactly what happened. She found it hanging in a wreath on her door. Because her door opens inward, […]

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United States: Kentucky mayoral candidate survives shooting inside his office

A local politician in the US state of Kentucky has survived a shooting inside his office on Monday morning. Police have now apprehended the individual who shot Craig Greenberg, running to be Louisville’s next Democratic mayor, around 1000 local time. Mr Greenberg later tweeted his team was safe and he would provide an update in […]

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Joe Biden declares tornadoes that ripped through US states a major federal disaster

US President Joe Biden declared a major federal disaster in Kentucky, releasing more aid to the hard-hit state, after a swarm of deadly tornadoes ripped across the country’s central region. Biden made the declaration late on Sunday, two days after authorities said more than 30 tornadoes tore across seven US states, leaving a trail of […]

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Kentucky tornado causes freight train derailment, 28 train cars damaged

A tornado caused the derailment of a CSX freight train on Friday night in Kentucky, resulting in damage to multiple houses, according to reports. The derailment occurred in Earlington, Hopkins County. There were no reports of injuries, the Courier Journal of Louisville reported. A total of 28 train cars left the tracks because of severe […]

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At least 100 people feared killed in Kentucky after swarm of tornadoes wreck havoc

At least 100 people were feared dead in Kentucky after a swarm of tornadoes tore a 200-mile path through the US Midwest and South, demolishing homes, levelling businesses and setting off a scramble to find survivors beneath the rubble, officials said on Saturday. The powerful twisters, which weather forecasters say are unusual in cooler months, […]

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At least 50 people killed in Kentucky as tornadoes hit several US states

At least 50 people are thought to have been killed by overnight tornadoes in the US state of Kentucky, officials said. Andy Beshear said the figure could rise to as many as 100 in what he called the worst tornadoes in the state’s history. He said the number was “probably closer to somewhere between 70 […]

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Thomas Massie: US Congressman faces criticism for posting Christmas guns photo

A US congressman has faces criticism after he posted a Christmas photograph of his family posing with military-style rifles, just days after a deadly school shooting. Kentucky’s Republican representative, Thomas Massie, tweeted the photo with the caption: “Merry Christmas! ps. Santa, please bring ammo”. The post has been condemned by a host of families affected […]

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Missing 16-year-old girl rescued after using viral TikTok hand signals for distress

Authorities were able to find a missing 16-year-old girl after she caught the attention of a driver by using hand gestures popularized on the social media platform TikTok. According to the Laurel County sheriff’s office in Kentucky, the girl was inside a silver colored Toyota car when another driver saw her using hand signals known […]

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‘Nothing Short Of A Miracle’: 4-year-old gets away with minor bruises after falling off a 70-foot cliff

A 4-year-old boy who slipped off a cliff and fell about 70 feet suffered just some scrapes and bruises, the Wolfe County, Kentucky, Search & Rescue Team said in a Facebook post. The boy was hiking with his parents in the Daniel Boone National Forest on Friday afternoon when he slipped away and took “a […]

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Man accidentally shoots himself at McDonald’s restaurant while attempting to draw gun on second man

A man accidentally shot himself at a McDonald’s outlet in Louisville, Kentucky while attempting to draw a gun on a second man he was arguing with. Around 5:30pm on Thursday Louisville Metro Police Department officers were called to the fast food restaurant on a shooting call, LMPD spokesperson Alicia Smiley said. Officers found a man […]

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‘They identity with animals’: Kentucky school students dress and act like cats

A Kentucky school in Meade County is facing an unusual situation after a group of high schoolers attending school are acting like and dressing as cats. The superintendent told reporters that the situation is being addressed, but according to a concerned grandparent, it’s an ongoing problem that has many students on edge. “Apparently, from what […]

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Two detectives linked to fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor fired

Two police officers linked to the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor were fired, authorities said. Detectives Myles Cosgrove and Joshua Jaynes are the latest officers to be dismissed over the shooting in March last year. The incident in Kentucky caused outrage, spurring protests against racism and police brutality. Ms Taylor, 26, died when police raided […]