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Man drowns in Douglas County The Douglas County Sheriff tells KY3 news that a man drowned Wednesday afternoon while wading in Bryant Creek. According to Sheriff Chris Degas, Steven Gear, 55, was wading with his wife in Bryant Creek near Assumption Abbey, which is southeast of Ava.  The sheriff says it's unclear if Gear suffered a medical condition or waded into water that was too deep, but Gear began to struggle while ...

Much nicer weather heading into the weekend Cooler and drier air is moving into the Ozarks. Find out if the nice weather will last through the weekend by watching the forecast. ...

Protecting kids from blistering sun after Oklahoma boys hospitalized with severe burns at daycare Two Oklahoma boys remain hospitalized tonight, with second and third degree burns because of prolonged exposure to the sun. The 7-and 5-year old brothers were at a waterpark, but in the care of a daycare when it happened, according to the boys mother. ...

Contact KY3: Latest hospital rankings and infection counts Patients trust medical facilities to heal, but how often do patient develop infections? Consumer Reports released its Annual Hospital Ratings Report. Mercy and CoxHealth scored above the national average in most categories. With similar bed counts the reports shows:176 infections at Cox Medical Centers 238 infections at Mercy Most patients developed the bacterial infection, called C. diff.Mercy reported 9 surgical-site infections CoxHealth reported 14 surgical-site infections "Each of those cases are drilled ...

Seymour school district proposes tax levy increase Leaders in the Seymour School District are hoping voters will be willing to support the district with a 50 cent tax levy increase next week. The schools are empty right now, but in just a couple weeks, Seymour Elementary students will be having P.E. in their gym with no air conditioning.  One of the two heating units has given out too, and the gym needs a ...

Deputies investigating shooting in western Greene County Late Wednesday morning, Greene County Sheriff's Office Deputies were called to a home located in the Alpine Village Mobile Home Park at 7534 West US Highway 60 in southwest Greene County. Family members called 911 after a disturbance had occurred in the home and as they were leaving, they heard a gunshot. Deputies arrived at the located and attempted to make contact with anyone inside the ...

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Police release video of traffic stop of Chattanooga shooter
In this April 20, 2015 frame from dashcam video provided by the Chattanooga Police Department, Mohamad Youssef Abdulazeez is detained following roadside sobriety checks in Chattanooga, Tenn. On July 16, Abdulazeez opened fire on a recruiting office and then headed across town and blasted his way through a Navy-Marine reserve center. (Chattanooga Police Department via AP)CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Police have released dashcam video of an April traffic stop that led to driving-under-the-influence charges against the Chattanooga man who later went on a shooting rampage that left five servicemen dead.

US with plenty to prove in World Championships pool
Marquee names including Olympic champion Missy Franklin, ought to see the Americans favored for multiple gold in the meeting that will set the tone for the 2016 Rio OlympicsVulnerable, or perfectly primed to destroy the opposition -- that's the tantalizing question surrounding the US team headed to Russia for the 2015 swimming World Championships. Marquee names including Olympic champions Missy Franklin, Katie Ledecky, Ryan Lochte and Nathan Adrian ought to see the Americans favored for multiple gold in the meeting that will set the tone for the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Alabama prisoner, in court documents, drops bid for abortion
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama prisoner who went to federal court seeking an abortion filed a court document Wednesday saying she'd changed her mind and wanted to give birth, after the state had sought to prevent her from undergoing the procedure.

Ohio cop indicted on murder charge in traffic stop shooting
Mourners Shanicca Soloman cries in the embrace of friend Terrell Whitney outside funeral services for Samuel Dubose at the Church of the Living God in the Avondale neighborhood of Cincinnati, Tuesday, July 28, 2015. Dubose was fatally shot by a University of Cincinnati police officer who stopped him for a missing license plate. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)CINCINNATI (AP) — A University of Cincinnati officer who shot a motorist during a traffic stop over a missing front license plate has been indicted on murder charges, a prosecutor said Wednesday, adding that the officer "purposely killed him" and "should never have been a police officer."

US official: Debris in Indian Ocean belongs to Boeing 777
A policeman and a gendarme stand next to a piece of debris from an unidentified aircraft found in the coastal area of Saint-Andre de la Reunion on July 29, 2015WASHINGTON (AP) — Air safety investigators have a "high degree of confidence" that a photo of aircraft debris found in the Indian Ocean is of a wing component unique to the Boeing 777, the same model as the Malaysia Airlines plane that disappeared last year, according to a U.S. official said Wednesday.