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Mayor Finds Woman Living in Cellar

'I'm hiding from someone,' says woman in Bowling Green, Kentucky

(Newser) - First, Bruce Wilkerson heard noise outside the Kentucky house. He thought it would stop, but "it keeps on and keeps on," he recalled. He smelled cigarette smoke, too. So Wilkerson, the mayor of Bowling Green and a former police officer, went outside to check. He found a bit... More »

GM Engineers Take Corvettes for 100mph Spin, Face Charges

Employees were visiting Kentucky assembly plant

(Newser) - Two GM engineers visiting the Kentucky plant that builds Corvettes evidently decided to put a couple of new 2020 C8 Stingrays through tests of their own. Their joyrides, which troopers said topped 100mph, ended with the men being arraigned on charges including speeding, racing a motor vehicle on a public... More »

Police Arrest Mom Who Allegedly Sold Baby for $2K

As well as the couple who allegedly purchased the baby

(Newser) - A sad story out of Kentucky, where three people were arrested Tuesday—one of them for allegedly selling her baby, and the other two for allegedly buying the infant. Officials at Parker-Bennett-Curry Elementary School in Bowling Green, Ky., reported to police that a woman was giving away a child. When... More »

Home Invasion Erupts Into Gunfire

Invaders run into gun-toting homeowner

(Newser) - A scary home invasion was caught on video this week, gunfire and all. At least three intruders can be seen kicking in the door and entering the Kentucky mobile home—with the leading perp carrying what appears to be a handgun, Fox News reports. But when they reach a doorway,... More »

Rand Paul's Alleged Attacker: His Neighbor

Cops charged Rene Boucher with tackling senator; unclear what the disagreement was over

(Newser) - The man arrested and charged with assaulting and injuring Rand Paul is a neighbor and acquaintance of the Kentucky senator, reports the AP , though it's unclear how the two knew each other. A Kentucky State Police news release did not provide details of the assault or the nature of... More »

Conway's 'Massacre' Reference Wasn't Her Only One

'Cosmopolitan' resurrects interview

(Newser) - Kellyanne Conway took flak last week when she justified President Trump's travel ban with a reference to the "Bowling Green massacre." When critics pointed out that no such massacre ever occurred, she acknowledged that she misspoke in the MSNBC interview. But now the story is again in... More »

Conway: I Misspoke About 'Bowling Green Massacre'

At least Twitter is entertained

(Newser) - Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway caused a stir in an interview on MSNBC by justifying the president's new travel ban with a reference to "the Bowling Green massacre." As countless media outlets—including CNN , the Guardian , and the Hill —along with seemingly all of Twitter were quick... More »

Watch the Sinkhole Eat Those Corvettes

Security camera captures collapse in Kentucky

(Newser) - The National Corvette Museum is eight vehicles short thanks to yesterday's amazing car-chomping sinkhole , and now security video shows the first moments of the collapse in Bowling Green, Ky., reports NPR . Things are still a mess inside the museum, and there's no word yet on when workers will... More »

Al-Qaeda Bombers Came to US as Refugees

Their fingerprints were found on Iraq IEDs

(Newser) - A pair of Iraqi bomb-making experts who boasted about killing American soldiers made it into the US as refugees because of apparent bungles with background checks—and authorities fear there could be dozens of similar cases, ABC finds. Waad Ramadan Alwan and Mohanad Shareef Hammadi were allowed to settle in... More »

Bus Catastrophe Averted After Driver Dies at Wheel

Coach helps keep volleyball team safe

(Newser) - What started as a routine bus trip for the Western Kentucky University women's volleyball team ended up a near disaster. As the team left home at Bowling Green, all seemed normal—until coach Travis Hudson realized the bus was on the rumble strips on the side of the road and... More »

Price is Right as UConn Holds off West Virginia

No. 20 Drake clinches MVC, Bowling Green upsets No. 23 Kent St.

(Newser) - No. 15 Connecticut blew much of a 17-point lead before settling down to beat West Virginia 79-71 today in a Big East game, reports the AP. AJ Price led the Huskies (23-6, 12-4) with 24 points, and Jeff Adrien had his 16th double-double of the season with 17 points and... More »

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