Kentucky man accused of Singapore HIV data leak jailed in US
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man accused by the Singapore government of stealing a database of HIV patients has been jailed in the U.S. on federal charges of illegally possessing Singaporean...
Fired Amazon worker with Crohn’s sues over bathroom breaks
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A former Amazon employee in Kentucky with the inflammatory bowel condition known as Crohn's disease has sued the company over his dismissal for what he says was a need for...
Lawmakers OK bill on religious leaders reporting child abuse
WINCHESTER, Va. (AP) — A bill that requires religious leaders to report suspected child abuse or neglect is now before Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam for his signature.
Trex: 4Q Earnings Snapshot
WINCHESTER, Va. (AP) _ Trex Co. (TREX) on Thursday reported fourth-quarter net income of $25.2 million.
On a per-share basis, the Winchester, Virginia-based company said it had profit of 43 cents.
The results topped Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 37 cents per share.
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Ex-company owner to appeal Camp Minden explosives sentence
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The former owner of a company that left thousands of tons of potentially explosive artillery propellant at a Louisiana National Guard facility says he will appeal his sentence.
David Alan Smith, 63, of Winchester, Kentucky, filed a notice of appeal Friday with the federal court in Shreveport, where he was sentenced Nov. 29 in connection with what a prosecutor called the nation's worst-ever dumping of military explosives.
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Police investigate 1st murder in Winchester in 3 years
WINCHESTER, Va. (AP) — Police in Winchester are looking for a suspect in what they say is the city's first murder since 2015.
City spokeswoman Amy Simmons told news outlets police responding Sunday night to a report of a shooting at a home found 40-year-old Jerry Wayne Reid Jr. with gunshot wounds to his upper body.
Simmons said Reid was pronounced dead at a local hospital.
American Woodmark: Fiscal 2Q Earnings Snapshot
WINCHESTER, Va. (AP) _ American Woodmark Corp. (AMWD) on Thursday reported fiscal second-quarter net income of $18.5 million.
The Winchester, Virginia-based company said it had net income of $1.05 per share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to $1.60 per share.
The cabinet maker posted revenue of $424.9 million in the period.
Hearing delays Camp Minden explosives sentencing
SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — A federal judge says she needs more information before sentencing five men who pleaded guilty in a case involving a huge explosion at a Louisiana National Guard site.
District Judge Elizabeth Foote scheduled sentencing Wednesday for Explo Systems co-owner David Alan Smith of Winchester, Kentucky, and four company officials from Louisiana.
Man dies in crash following police chase
PARIS, Ky. (AP) — Police say a Kentucky man who crashed into a tree following a police chase has died.
Kentucky State Police said in a statement that 33-year-old Lucas Vanderpool died Sunday night at the scene of the crash. The statement said officers in Winchester had chased Vanderpool's vehicle in response to a report of an armed robbery, but backed off before the crash due to the high speed of the pursuit.
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Virginia police officer dies in crash
WINCHESTER, Va. (AP) — A Virginia police officer was killed after his vehicle crashed responding to a call.
Winchester Police said Officer Hunter Edwards died after being involved in a single vehicle crash late Saturday.
Police said Edwards was responding to a call of a fight when he crashed.
Officials: Woman attacked by her pit bull in Kentucky dies
WINCHESTER, Ky. (AP) — Officials in Kentucky say a 45-year-old woman who had been attacked by a pit bull has died.
Clark County Sheriff Berl Perdue says April Collins was discovered unresponsive by her husband Thursday, when he arrived at their home in Winchester. Authorities tell news outlets that Collins died Friday.
Winchester plant to expand, create 61 jobs
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia factory that makes film and artificial leather products is planning an expansion that will create 61 jobs.
Gov. Ralph Northam said last week that Continental plans to spend $10.3 million to expand its production facility in Winchester. The governor said Virginia beat out Mexico for the project.
Northam approved a $188,000 grant and the company will be eligible for other state incentives.
Trex: 3Q Earnings Snapshot
WINCHESTER, Va. (AP) _ Trex Co. (TREX) on Monday reported third-quarter earnings of $29.5 million.
On a per-share basis, the Winchester, Virginia-based company said it had profit of 50 cents. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, were 57 cents per share.
The results surpassed Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 53 cents per share.
McGrath claims ‘momentum’ in district Trump won in ’16
WINCHESTER, Ky. (AP) — In Kentucky's competitive 6th Congressional district, Republican U.S. Rep. Andy Barr and Democratic challenger Amy McGrath will have only one joint appearance: a Monday forum, broadcast statewide by Kentucky Educational Television.
Indiana man allegedly stole trailers filled with soybeans
WINCHESTER, Ind. (AP) — Eastern Indiana police say a man allegedly stole a semi and two trailers loaded with soybeans and then sold the grain for about $17,000.
Trial starts for alleged members of violent Baltimore gang
BALTIMORE (AP) — A federal racketeering trial is getting under way for alleged members of a violent Baltimore gang who prosecutors assert are behind 10 unsolved killings going back to 2010.
One of the defendants is Montana Barronette, once described by the city's police force as Baltimore's "number one trigger puller." Prosecutors allege that Barronette and nine other men were members of a street gang called "Trained to Go" operating out of West Baltimore's Sandtown-Winchester neighborhood.
Event to highlight archaeological history at Red River Gorge
WINCHESTER, Ky. (AP) — The Red River Gorge in eastern Kentucky is hosting a 30th annual Living Archaeology Weekend in September.
A release from the Daniel Boone National Forest says the event brings artisans to the location where ancient Native Americans and early settlers once lived.
For more than 50 years, archaeological studies have been conducted in the gorge area. The event's exhibits and materials are based on research and archaeological discoveries found there.
Roof collapses at Kentucky post office; no one injured
WINCHESTER, Ky. (AP) — A fire official says no one was injured when a roof collapsed at a Kentucky post office.
Winchester Fire Battalion Chief Christopher Whiteley tells news outlets an addition on the side of the post office collapsed Sunday in Winchester.
He says as many as 18 employees were at the building but not in the area that collapsed and they were able to get out.
American Woodmark: Fiscal 1Q Earnings Snapshot
WINCHESTER, Va. (AP) _ American Woodmark Corp. (AMWD) on Monday reported fiscal first-quarter net income of $24.8 million.
On a per-share basis, the Winchester, Virginia-based company said it had profit of $1.41. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to $2.04 per share.
The cabinet maker posted revenue of $429 million in the period.
Trump’s environmental chief touts coal plan in Kentucky
WINCHESTER, Ky. (AP) — President Donald Trump's top environmental official has headed to Kentucky to tout a new plan aimed at aiding the coal industry.
According to the Lexington Herald-Leader , acting Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler visited the Clark Energy Cooperative headquarters Friday in Winchester.
4 horses die in barn fire at Kentucky farm
WINCHESTER, Ky. (AP) — A fire marshal says four horses have died in a fire at a Kentucky farm.
Clark County Fire Marshal Ernest Barnes tells news outlets the fire occurred early Sunday at Dragonsmeade Farm in Winchester.
Arriving firefighters found a barn partially collapsed. Barnes says the barn also contained apartments for farm workers but no one was in them at the time of the fire.
Children’s history programs offered during Civil War Weekend
WINCHESTER, Va. (AP) — The Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation is offering two free history programs for children during Civil War Weekend.
The Civil War Kids Camp at Star Fort will allow children to "enlist" in a unit alongside living historians and learn about camp life, soldiers' drills and life in a Civil War fort. The "History in Action" program at Fort Collier will include interactive challenges with living historians, puzzle-solving, mini-games and a scavenger hunt.
WINCHESTER, Ky. (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service is continuing a ban on ginseng harvesting in the Daniel Boone National Forest in eastern Kentucky.
Federal officials say they issued the ban in 2016 to stop the decline of wild ginseng in the area. The service previously had issued permits for ginseng collectors. The root of the plant is touted as an herbal medicine for various ailments.
WINCHESTER, Va. (AP) — An 82-year-old man is facing charges including assaulting a police officer after authorities say a traffic stop escalated into racial slurs and an officer getting kicked in the thigh.
WINCHESTER, Ind. (AP) — A $300 million wind energy farm in eastern Indiana is expected to help power Facebook's Midwest data center in Ohio.
Houston-based alternative energy company EDP Renewables North America announced Thursday that it plans to build 50 new turbines throughout Randolph County in the next year, the Richmond Palladium-Item reported .
Trex: 2Q Earnings Snapshot
WINCHESTER, Va. (AP) _ Trex Co. (TREX) on Monday reported second-quarter profit of $42.8 million.
The Winchester, Virginia-based company said it had net income of 73 cents per share.
The results exceeded Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 64 cents per share.
FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (AP) — The National Park Service has recently committed around $2 million to preserve over 200 acres (81 hectares) of Virginia battlefields threatened by development.
WINCHESTER, Ky. (AP) — Thousands of years ago, humans set up camp in the Daniel Boone National Forest. They made fires, cooked meals and made tools — then they left. Now, EKU students, in collaboration with the U.S. Forest Service, are retracing their steps.
WINCHESTER, Ind. (AP) — An eastern Indiana rehabilitation center for women battling addiction issues allows their children younger than 5 to live with them.
The 23-bed Winchester House in the city by the same name had enrolled three women as of earlier this month. It's operated as a Fresh Start Recovery Center by Volunteers of America Indiana, which runs a similar, slightly larger facility in Indianapolis and has plans for others in Evansville and Columbus.
WINCHESTER, Ky. (AP) — The Daniel Boone National Forest says it is waiving recreation fees at Natural Arch Scenic Area for one day.
The Forest Service says those who visit the arch on National Get Outdoors Day, which is Saturday, won't have to pay a fee to use the area in McCreary County, Kentucky.
Police arrest man in fatal drive-by shooting
HAVERHILL, Mass. (AP) — The suspect in a drive-by shooting in Massachusetts has been arrested in Virginia.
The Eagle-Tribune reports that 27-year-old Eddy Manuel Almonte, of Haverhill (HAY'-vruhl), was arrested Tuesday in Winchester, Virginia.
He is being held there while he awaits extradition.
WINCHESTER, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky voters are preparing to go to the polls Tuesday for several primary elections that will test the reach of teachers' political power and set the stage for a key Congressional race.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia agriculture officials say a newly introduced invasive insect has the potential to seriously impact Virginia's grape and orchard industries.
The Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services issued a statement Wednesday urging landowners to help manage the spotted lanternfly. The insect was first detected in Virginia at a stone yard in the Winchester area in January.
3 nominees named for circuit judge vacancy
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A panel has nominated three people to potentially fill a vacant circuit court judgeship that serves Madison and Clark counties.
A statement from the Administrative Office of the Courts says the Judicial Nominating Commission chose attorneys Brandy Oliver Brown of Berea, Heidi Beth Engel of Winchester and Jeffrey M. Walson of Winchester to be considered for the position. The seat became vacant in February when Judge William G. Clouse Jr. retired.
2 people killed, 3 hurt, in Virginia head-on crash
WINCHESTER, Va. (AP) — Virginia State Police are investigating a head-on collision that killed two people and injured three others.
Police said the accident happened Saturday night in Winchester when a 1999 Ford F150 pickup truck traveling east on Papermill road crossed the center line and hit a westbound 2001 Chevrolet Suburban.
ACLU of Indiana sues county over ‘not my mayor’ sign
WINCHESTER, Ind. (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana has filed a lawsuit against a county after a resident was ordered to remove a sign from her yard expressing opposition of an elected official.
Virginia man sentenced in cigarette smuggling case
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A Virginia man has been sentenced to three years in prison for cigarette smuggling.
The U.S. attorney's office in Martinsburg said in a news release that 32-year-old Mohamed Abdo Elbarati of Winchester, Virginia, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to traffic in contraband cigarettes in February 2016. He was sentenced Monday.
The release said Elbarati collaborated with others in a trafficking network and that they transported large quantities of cigarettes across state lines.
Parents charged in death of adult son with Down syndrome
WINCHESTER, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky couple has been charged with murder in the death, by neglect, of their adult son with Down syndrome.
Clark County Coroner Robert Gayheart tells news outlets that malnutrition, dehydration and pneumonia were contributing factors leading to 20-year-old Logan Christy's December death. His parents, 65-year-old Patsy Christy and 61-year-old Albert Christy, were arrested Monday.
New invasive insect discovered in Virginia
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — State agriculture officials say they've discovered a new invasive insect in Virginia.
The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services announced Thursday that both egg masses and dead adult spotted lanternflies were detected at a stone yard near Winchester last month.
According to the department, the spotted lanternfly feeds on more than 70 plants and can be a nuisance to homeowners when found in large numbers.