Lexington Police are investigating following two early morning business burglaries just feet away from one another.
It happened at two locations on High Street. Both Missy’s Pies and the Black Market Boutique on High Street were hit just before 4 a.m. Tuesday morning.
At this point, police say both of the businesses had their doors busted, but they have not released any other details.
A mobile home been destroyed in an overnight fire. Lexington Fire officials have now stated that the cause of the fire was arson.
Firefighters were called to Maple Grove Mobile Home Park off Georgetown Road just after 1 a.m. this morning. A mobile home was on fire in the back of the park, engulfed when firefighters got there.
Crews had to shuttle in water from Georgetown Road to fight it.
Neighbors tell LEX 18 that the home has been abandoned for quite sometime.
Kentucky Utilities tells LEX 18 that some cable lines also caught fire and they’re looking into the damage.
A Florida Missing Child Alert has been issued for a 9-year-old girl.
Diana Alvares, a white/Hispanic female, 9 years old; 4 feet 5 inches tall, 95 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes, last seen in the area the 3500 block of Unique Circle, in Fort Myers, Florida, wearing a short-sleeve shirt and shorts, according to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.
She may have a green blanket with her.
If you have any information on the whereabouts of this child please contact the Lee County Sheriff’s Office at 239-477-1000 or 911.
Police have identified the body found Sunday in a Hot Springs apartment as Mark Anthony Turner, 23.
Turner’s death is being investigated as a homicide. No further details have been released.
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The Hot Springs Police Department is investigating the death of a man found Sunday as a homicide.
Few details have been released at this point, but police say officers were called out to the 100 block of Oakwood, at noon on Sunday, about a deceased man.
Responding officers found a man dead inside an apartment there. The man’s name is not being released at this time.
Police say they are still processing the scene, but at this time, they are investigating this death as a homicide.
A man is accused of sexually assaulting a child for more than 10 years.
Alex Gloria Reina is charged with continuous sexual abuse of a child, and is also accused of sexually assaulting and molesting a child from the time the child was five or six to age 16.
The victim said he would for the victim to have sex with him at least twice a week.
The victim recently came to police at the age of 19 to report he abuse.
A Fargo man has been arrested after a teenage family member reported sexual abuse over the course of the last year to year-and-a-half.
Christopher Leiva, 36, was taken into custody Friday night.
He is being charged with abuse, aggravated abuse, and the neglect of a child, as well as gross sexual imposition.
In a search warrant, police collected baby oil, and other items used in the assault described by the victim. The victim told police that the abuse would happen at Leiva’s home and said sex would be used as forms of punishments for not doing chores.
He is being held in the Cass County Jail.
A man is in jail after the homeowners’ fought back in an alleged home-invasion.
According to his arrest citation, Gregory McGuire approached a home on Chestnut Grove Road in Brodhead. When the homeowners told him to leave, McGuire forced his way through the front door.
Sheriff’s deputies say someone inside the home hit McGuire over the head with a guitar, then held him down until help arrived.
McGuire faces several charges including burglary and wanton endangerment.