Jordan Whitaker, WKYT

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Past articles by Jordan:

Sheriff: Argument leads to Thanksgiving Day shooting in Wayne County

Deputies found the two men were at odds over a woman for a period of time before the shooting. → Read More

Sheriff: Missing man in Laurel County

Anyone with information is asked to call the Laurel County Sheriff's Office at 606-864-6600 or 606-878-7000. → Read More

“Miracle” rescue in Wolfe County after four-year-old falls 70 feet off a cliff

Crews were called after a four-year-old boy slipped and fell off a cliff near Princess Arch. → Read More

Sheriff: Man arrested for threatening woman with sword, starting fires

Deputies with the Bell County Sheriff’s Office say a man is in custody after deputies say he started fires in her home and threatened her with a sword. → Read More

Dispatch: One killed, another ‘seriously injured’ in Bell County crash

Responding to the scene is Bell County EMS, Sheriff's Department, and Volunteer Fire Department. → Read More

Small plane forced to land on Mountain Parkway due to engine issues

KSP was assisted on the scene by the Wolfe County Sheriff’s Office, Wolfe County Volunteer Fire, and Wolfe County Dispatch. → Read More

Sheriff: Laurel County man arrested on assault charges

A man is in jail and charged with assault in Laurel County according to sheriff’s deputies. → Read More

Magoffin County Sheriff’s Office searching for missing woman

Anyone who has seen Emmons or has information regarding her whereabouts is encouraged to call the Magoffin County Sheriff’s Office at 606-349-2914 or Magoffin County Dispatch at 606-349-4403. → Read More

KSP: Man charged with sexual exploitation of child in Magoffin County

Police say David Keith Jackson, 53, was arrested after an undercover Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) investigation revealed he had been uploading sexual images involving children to the internet. → Read More

Fish and Wildlife encouraging Kentuckians to report sick, dead birds

Wildlife agencies in Indiana, Maryland, Ohio, Virginia, Washington, D.C. and West Virginia have reported similar problems. → Read More

FEMA extends deadline for federal assistance for storm survivors in 31 counties

Homeowners, business owners, and renters in select counties that experienced damage from the previous flooding can visit Individual Assistance Registration Support Centers for help. → Read More

Knott Co. School Board appoints interim superintendent following death of Kim King

Kim King had served as superintendent of Knott County Schools for many years before her death on Saturday, May 22nd. → Read More

Ben Stidham, Perry County public servant of more than 20 years, dies

Ben was a Constable in Perry County as well as long-time Fire Chief at the Grapevine-Chavies Fire Department. → Read More

Rescue Squad: Car crashes into home in Laurel County, driver hospitalized

The London Fire Department, Ambulance Inc. of Laurel County, and London Police Department also assisted in the response effort. → Read More

Officials: KY-192 open following fatal crash in Laurel County

They say the crash happened on the westbound lane of Kentucky 192 and killed at least one person. → Read More

Golden Alert issued for missing Hazard man

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Hazard Police Department at 606-436-2222. → Read More

Man rescued retrieving Bible from overturned car, airlifted to UT Medical Center

According to the person who called to report the accident, the driver had gotten out of the car but returned to grab his Bible from inside. → Read More

Sheriff: Man charged with attempted murder near Perry-Breathitt line

Deputies say the home was off of Highway 476 on Feb Fork Road near Rowdy. → Read More

Police: Woman hospitalized after driving into North Fork of Kentucky River

Hazard Police were assisted by the Hazard Fire Department, Perry County Ambulance, and the Perry County Sheriff’s Office. → Read More

Sheriff: Shooting investigation in Laurel County, one in custody

The victim was able to drive himself to the hospital for treatment while the suspects fled. → Read More