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Couple and hats off to that c1 3 breaking news out of lincoln county where a massive explosion lights up the night sky... and: the abuse and murder of a stray dog in laurel county brings the community together on social media to find justice... plus: an auction... set for today for the assets of bankrupt coal producer blackjewel l-l-c... as miners continue to protest for wages they're owed... l3: good morning kentucky!

White thursday, august 1, 2019 good morning kentucky!

And thanks for joining us at a-b-c 36.

Now we want c1 3 alyssa c1 3 wtvq >> good morning kentucky here abc 36 america bevin and the offenders were happy to hav you.

It is on the thursday morning thursday morning the breaking of following your asked them think some of the lotion to yet) linking chaos, a renowned la radar loop in the past couple of hours and will cure the timing of this and we told his lips over the very beginning of this is pushing him down into two we saw this on satalite radar 130 avalos this how shows up on the radar and what that is, the plume of smoke.

It was so hot that it di show up and gave us returns on radar when what otherwise would have been clear skies going on here.

And so it looks like we had a probably breathe out of the southwest could it's pushing this way that plume of smoke.

And that's what you're seeing popping up on the satellite radar.

So really visible, very hot air that we can't there temperatures right now we are looking here in the mid 60s for a lot of people.

64 somerset the six richmond that the degrees and lexington, so really warm numbers that we are seven outside to forecast for today 70 in the mid-80s for the high temperature it can be nice and warm this afternoon showers on the way we are and talk about all that will forecast can ... to ... i thanks anyone breaking news out of lincoln county were that mathematics lotion i early this morning or told one person that has been confirmed dead and at least three others were sent to the hot little emergency management says the explosion was caused by a 30 inch pipe looking at the video hear from you work.

She said that she the state of maine.

The she is denville our told that happened around one this morning on boling road in lincoln county near us 120 our told that happened around one this mornin on boling road in lincoln count near us 127 which is shut down right now another resident in mercer county, spoke to us by phone describing what she saw c1 3 you can see it right there in the shares office is holding th morlan area are being evacuated.

A shelter is that up at the new help baptist church on highway 1194.

The details are on your screen here.

We do have a crew out there right now getting more information to us and also became the president out there impacted by this will continue to follow the around the morning for you right here on aaron als online at wtvq around the morning for you right here on aaron also online@wtvq.com ... this morning the county sheriff's office is in thewoman... physically assaulte last night.

Deputies say they were called to a home on barkley road around 10 p-m.

The man was airlifted to u-k hospital with life threatening injuries.

The woman refused treatment for her injuries.

Investigators say a 17-year-old who lives in the home began to assault the female family member... then shot the man and the family dog.

They say the woman ran next door... where another family member lives..and called 9- 1-1.

In whitley county... a man is dead after a motorcycle crash last night.

According to the news journal..the motorcycle went off the road at the top of a hill.... on scuffletown road.

It's not clear what caused the man to go off the road.

The coroner says the crash happened around 9-30 and the man was not wearing a helmet.

His identity has not been released, pending notification of his family.

Happening today... an auction for the assets of bankrupt coal operator blackjewel l-l-c.

This auction is set to take place in cincinatti.

Fs img txt bullets:no auction set for blackjewel assets cincinnati blackjewel miners protest.jpg today ... a bristol tennessee based energy company offered 20 point six million for the west virginia and wyoming mines last week.

Other bids have been made... and the fate of the kentucky and virginia mines depends on the outcome of the bidding process.

L3: good morning kentucky white miners continue to protest harlan county in the meantime...this is video from yesterday's protests in harlan county... taken by stacy rowe.

Her husband chris worked for blackjewel in the cloverlick mine in harlan.

She says most miners have already overdrawn their bank accounts.

And to make matters worse... she says many cant get unemployment benefits.

According to a report in the herald leader... those miners would have been paid this month... had blackjewel posted bond to cover the cost of paychecks.

Not posting that bond is a violation of state law.

In letcher county, money donated to the out-of-work miners is being put into an account by the county.

On august 6th and 7th, staff will help eligible miners fill out paperwork in order to get their share of the donated money...that will be at the letcher county recreation center.

A dog is dead and a teenager charged in a shocking case of animal abuse out of laurel county.

Abc 36's alex king spoke to the woman who says she was with the dog as it died... l3 alexandra: good morning kentucky white l3: good morning kentucky white dog punched and stabbed, teen charged laurel county l3: good morning kentucky white quinn sizemore found the stray dog l3: good morning kentucky white dog punched and stabbed, teen charged laurel county take alex duration:11 "quinn sizemore occasionally fed and connected with a local stray dog that she found near her house.

She then saw a disturbing social media post and was immediately concerned for the dogs safety."

Vo the laurel county sheriff's office is investigating the abuse and death of a stray dog.

The video that began it all shows a man punching the dog and hurting it.

Quinn sizemore says she had been feeding the dog for the last few days because he was skinny and did not have a collar.

She says when she saw the video she immediately went outside and started looking for him.

Sot duration:13 quinn sizemore, found the stray dog "he wasn't at my house but i have about 25 acres or so, so i started walking around the property and found him laying in the weeds and he had been stabbed several times and severally beaten.

" vo she says the dog was still breathing when she found him so she attempted to get him to a vet... he died in her car.

According to the sheriff's office, a 17-year-old has been charged with cruelty to animals and torture of a dog or cat and they are sill questioning the other man who could be involved.

Sizemore says she is praying the two men involved get the help they need.

In laurel county, alex king, abc 36 news.

Three teens were arrested yesterday in connection to a shooting in richmond ... that left one man seriously injured.

L3: good morning kentucky white 3 teens arrested after richmond shooting leaves one man seriously injured a neighbor tells us he heard hollering outside his home -- near north hill street early wednesday morning.

When he looked outside, he saw a man rolling around in his yard, visibly in pain... bleeding from the stomach.

Neighbor reverend virgil gardener recognized the man shot.

He describes him as a nice middle-aged man who lives in the neighborhood.

Assistant police chief rodney richardson says the man was taken to the hospital for treatment... he is stable but in critical condition.

L3: good morning kentucky white rev.

Virgil gardner victim found shot in his yard "it was like watching cops ya know i mean.

But that's what it needs to be if somebody gets shot ya know it needs to be a big scene, a big presence ya know."

L3: good morning kentucky white 3 teens arrested after richmond shooting leaves one man seriously injured police say they've arrested the three teens in connection to the shooting... and aren't looking for anyone else.

We told you yesterday about jason griffith... he's a veteran somerset police officer... who will appear before a grand jury... accused of shooting his own son.

Right now... no charges have been filed against him... but police say they will charge his son.

<none> <none> state police say... 24 year old devin griffith was assaulting his father... and officer jason griffith shot him in self defense.

That's according to a report in the commonwealth journal.

It happened monday at jason griffith's home in somerset.

Right now, he is on paid administrative leave while police continue to investigate.

You may remember hunter moore... accused of beating his caretaker to death with a baseball bat in georgetown, last august.

Now... he has been ruled incompetent to stand trial for murder.

L3: good morning kentucky white murder suspect ruled incompetent to stand trial georgetown police say moore killed 53 year old denise hamilton... who was taking care of the 36 year old.

According to police... officers found her lying in a pool of blood... moore told officers god told him to beat a demon out of her.

Moore will now return to the state correctional psychiatirc center for two months for treatment and evaluation... before his next court appearance.

We hear a lot lately about hemp becoming a new cash crop in kentucky.

All over the state - there are c-b-d stores popping up.

But now... a new store in winchester is trying to show how hemp can be used for much more.

L3: good morning kentucky white using hemp in everyday life winchester 46 and two opened about two months ago in partnership with the kentucky hemp leader gen- canna.

The store has oils, creams, and gummies - but it also carries t-shirts and hats made from hemp and plans to eventually stock all sorts of food and drink.

The owner says the products help with overall health, skin irritation, and muscle relief.

Researchers are still studying them to learn more about possible benefits and risks.

L3: white barbara miranda 46&2 owner "i don't think people realize how much you can do with it.

I mean it's a super food.

It really is."

L3: good morning kentucky white using hemp in everyday life winchester the owner hopes customers will appreciate hemp from the time it's growing in kentucky fields- to the moment they're taking a piece of it home.

Time now xxxx turning to sports... mark stoops says the football cats "aren't done yet" bryan kennedy tells us why in our solid blue report.

Dozens of solid blue fans got a sneak peak into what's in store for kentucky football this season.

Over at kroger field inside the woodford reserve room, the football cats held their annual u-k football kickoff luncheon.

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One thing he wanted to stress...the cat's recent success isn't a one-time thing...they're not done yet.

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Here's offensive coordinator eddie gran on what solid blue fans can expect.

Time is... still ahead: the search is on for a navy pilot after a fighter jet crash in death valley... we'll have the latest on that search effort right after this.

Welcome back.

Time now is xxxxxxxxx a u-s navy pilot is missing this morning after a c1 3 blue fans can expect.

C1 3 time is... still ahead: the search is on for a navy pilot after a fighter jet crash in death valley... we'll have the latest on that search effort right after this.

C1 3 after a fighter jet crash in death valley that injured seven spectators.

The aircraft was from naval air station lemoore in california's central valley - about 160 miles north of los angeles.

Megan tevrizian has the latest l3: nation view white search on for navy fighter pilot after crash death valley l3: nation view white tim cassell owner - panamint springs resort l3: nation view white search on for navy fighter pilot after crash death valley l3: nation view white aaron cassell panamint springs resort l3: nation view white search on for navy fighter pilot after crash death valley l3: nation view white capt.

Jim bates u.s. navy l3: nation view white search on for navy fighter pilot after crash death valley l3: nation view white megan tevrizian abc news nats - "possible plane down" this morning the search is on for a missing u-s navy pilot -- nats - "just to advise that this is in the death valley national park" the f-18 fighter jet crashing in the california dessert - wednesday morning - in a spot popular with spectators - nats - "it is in star wars canyon" the area - dubbed star wars canyon - for its narrow canyon walls -- and flight maneuvers pilots make that resemble those in the movie.

Nats - of fighter jet as seen here - in this video taken from a previous flight at the same location of wednesday's crash.

Nats - of fighter jet this picture - the first look at the crash site - tim cassell, witness "my son and i were standing out by where i live when i come to panamint, and facing father crowley's point and we saw a large mushroom cloud of smoke come up in the air really quickly."

Witnesses describe seeing debris - smaller than a dinner plate - littering a nearby parking lot - aaron cassell / panamint springs resort "what i heard were the wingman's afterburners, and i saw him pop right up after the smoke."

Those spectators watching the aircraft when it crashed -- all tourists from france - suffering from minor burns and expected to be o-k.

French tourist the planes crash around 50 meters in front of us."

The national park service says that popular outlook is now closed - as search and rescue teams comb the area -- looking for that missing pilot.

Capt.

Jim bates, us navy we're looking for an aviator out there, hoping for the best, so i'm always optimistic.

Megan: u-s navy investigators working to determine the cause of the crash - whether it was a mechanical issue or pilot error - still too early to tell.

Megan tevrizian, abc news new york time is... coming up: woodstock 50 is officially not happening...after permit problems, financial problems, venue problems and more... and... the bacherlorette finale scored almost as many viewers as the democratic debate!

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C1 3 c1 3 good morning kentucky and welcome back video living through the scissors satellite and radar and you can ecstasies this is an explosion here.

It's this smoke.

The smoke was so high in lincoln county and you can then be over here ... just in the past couple of hours is around one and this morning and that was the exposure was that is plume of smoke that went up and you can see it moving an it is a light breeze out of the south west and it that's what carried it kind of moved that over there said it was about 1 o'clock we can catch that on satalite radar and that you can get an otherwise clear night on that how it shows up ... in the computer also going to be days like this where does our dragon guys okay so a couple hours got there around 1 am and resume it out.

You he does in relation to the central kentuck where that it are working skyview can we are looking downtown lexington right now and things are nice and clear outside as we had in the next couple of hours temperatures ca be on the rising to the knitted upper 80s here that we are going to see if he showers again this afternoon lorraine chances and especially at lower as we head into the weekend ... here's what right now current disability which is reduced her so we just the amount of water somerset that three quarters of a mile in lincoln and got three there in richmond is still a lot of low-lying lodges like we saw yesterday morning out i the next couple of hours this thursday, august 1 thursday of august guys wednesday temperatures into the low 80s again for today with a breeze very light rain either south south so like calm winds out there this morning temperatures overall really war is you ... about sidles a closer look here at residential kentucky outline upper 60s 600 and several locations that include lexingto milk sterling and and more had everyone looking i to be warm yesterday about 50 woman that was yesterday dewpoint temperatures in the mid-60s, so it's feels pretty good outside my genesis thing to minimum wins are all very calm here remember that explosion that we did catc on satalite radar.com wins the that's what you you kind of traveling he was just the plumas smoke was so hot that we can catch on radar, and a little late late breeze out of the southwest was picking up and moving on our commitment to future cassaday.

We do have a few scattered rain showers off to the west on the way and then later on in the afternoon can intensify in some locations regency little bit heavier overall lock the scattered showers that is also to be a lot of dry bricks to with some sunshine so this is very scattered and very organized activity here that we are seeing forecast daily high temperature of 860 more early thought that we are dealing wit is you out the door this morning and a few scattered showers.

The other was partly sunny guys coming up tonight 65 for the low and then as we head into the seven-day forecast here we get more sunshine heading into the weekend and things wil be started to dry out a little bit to get some pretty at showers yesterday and we have a few more scan showers this z3z3fqfq zjz z1l1lqz y3y3jyfqjy y y1l1lqyqy c1 3 isn't!

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2019 pkg script: put a fork in woodstock 50, it's officially not happening.

After permit problems, financial problems, venue problems and more, organizers are finally throwing in the towel - saying in a statement that they worked hard to put on a festival worthy of woodstock's 50th anniversary, but in the end just couldn't get it done.

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Directv call 1.800.directv z3z34z4z zhz z1616fz y3y3hy4zhy y y1616fyfy breaking news out of lincoln county -- where one person is confirmed dead after a massive gas explosion..

And: the abuse and murder of a stray dog in laurel county brings the community together on social media to find justice... plus: an auction... set for today for the assets of bankrupt coal producer blackjewel l-l-c... as miners continue to protest for wages they're owed... l3 erica: good morning kentucky!

White l3: good morning kentucky!

White thursday, august 1, 2019 good morning kentucky!

And thanks for joining c1 3 the for joining us here in abc 36 american men and it is thursday 31 alice's here with a check on the forecast we are beginning to breaking news here on gas linux lotion out of lincoln county your sense of those effects right now you.

Pulled up on the satalite radar so in because the plumas milk was so hot you can actually catch it will show you is the loop you can see around 1 am pipeline explosion in lincoln county.

And that's because mccutcheon on that radar overnight.

It was by one to couple hours it took to pass the field the radar loop but there is a light breeze out of the southwest at plumas smoke and pushed a little northeast there so that they can see him later in is in the back out i secured is a video loop so i other with stopper here for you but right there it is a little plumas smoking with hot enough like that.

You can catch it on radars satalite radar right now know the video loop the right now actually tell all you could junior tv screen and he it on that were still seeing not on the satalite radar loop in lincoln county that's just how new and in recent that was working skyview camera downtown lexington this morning starting off with clears guys the supper dark out there lots of fog and visibility issues again.

That was the morning really warm temperatures to the waking up upper 60s were 600 in lexington afternoon high 80s.

Next we do have some scattered showers on the way were to talk about that in a little bit ... eric r alyssa think that breaking news out of lincoln county were explosion happened on boling road near us 120 r alyssa think that breaking news out of lincoln county were explosion happened on boling road near us 127 residents in the area are currently being evacuated lincoln county sheriff confirms one person has died looking at video hear from av were injunctions city look at the flames there and you were saying they were able to dadoes names from miles away another resident in mercer county with iphone this morning describing c1 3 abc 36 is travis harmon smith has been following this for us and joined us now live in lincoln county just down the road from where the explosion happened in china's good mornin without ... ... good morning to you will you is you will do is get him some software know the show dusters in which is what a domiciled c1 3 took place know as well.

Intersection of us so advise all drivers to not draw to see because of collinson you will is no will to control emergency management to the country you want to do so disclosures caused by as part is you will is also called know the corners of his house confirm that one person is to ... people sent to the hospital is is not so to drop really was no will cruise will cruise concerning to clean up the c1 3 new this morning...the scott county sheriffs office is investigating after they say a man and dog were shot... and a woman... physically assaulted last night.

Deputies say they were called to a home on barkley road around 10 p-m.

The man was airlifted to u-k hospital with life threatening injuries.

The woman refused treatment for her injuries.

Investigators say a 17-year-old who lives in the home began to assault the female family member... then shot the man and the family dog.

They say the woman ran next door... where another family member lives..and called 9- 1-1.

In whitley county... a man is dead after a motorcycle crash last night.

According to the news journal..the motorcycle went off the road at the top of a hill.... on scuffletown road.

It's not clear what caused the man to go off the road.

The coroner says the crash happened around 9-30 and the man was not wearing a helmet.

His identity has not been released, pending notification of his family.

Happening today... an auction for the assets of bankrupt coal operator blackjewel l-l-c.

This auction is set to take place in cincinatti.

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Other bids have been made... and the fate of the kentucky and virginia mines depends on the outcome of the bidding process.

L3: good morning kentucky white miners continue to protest harlan county in the meantime...this is video from yesterday's protests in harlan county... taken by stacy rowe.

Her husband chris worked for blackjewel in the cloverlick mine in harlan.

She says most miners have already overdrawn their bank accounts.

And to make matters worse... she says many cant get unemployment benefits.

According to a report in the herald leader... those miners would have been paid this month... had blackjewel posted bond to cover the cost of paychecks.

Not posting that bond is a violation of state law.

In letcher county, money donated to the out-of-work miners is being put into an account by the county.

On august 6th and 7th, staff will help eligible miners fill out paperwork in order to get their share of the donated money...that will be at the letcher county recreation center.

A dog is dead and a teenager charged in a shocking case of animal abuse out of laurel county.

Abc 36's alex king spoke to the woman who says she was with the dog as it died... l3 alexandra: good morning kentucky white l3: good morning kentucky white dog punched and stabbed, teen charged laurel county l3: stabbed, teen charged laurel county take alex duration:11 "quinn sizemore occasionally fed and connected with a local stray dog that she found near her house.

She then saw a disturbing social media post and was immediately concerned for the dogs safety."

Vo the laurel county sheriff's office is investigating the abuse and death of a stray dog.

The video that began it all shows a man punching the dog and hurting it.

Quinn sizemore says she had been feeding the dog for the last few days because he was skinny and did not have a collar.

She says when she saw the video she immediately went outside and started looking for him.

Sot duration:13 quinn sizemore, found the stray dog "he wasn't at my house but i have about 25 acres or so, so i started walking around the property and found him laying in the weeds and he had been stabbed several times and severally beaten.

" vo she says the dog was still breathing when she found him so she attempted to get him to a vet... he died in her car.

According to the sheriff's office, a 17-year-old has been charged with cruelty to animals and torture of a dog or cat and they are sill questioning the other man who could be involved.

Sizemore says she is praying the two men involved get the help they need.

In laurel county, alex king, abc 36 news.

Three teens were arrested yesterday in connection to a shooting in richmond ... that left one man seriously injured.

L3: good morning kentucky white 3 teens arrested after richmond shooting leaves one man seriously injured a neighbor tells us he heard hollering outside his home -- near north hill street early wednesday morning.

When he looked outside, he saw a man rolling around in his yard, visibly in pain... bleeding from the stomach.

Neighbor reverend virgil gardener recognized the man shot.

He describes him as a nice middle-aged man who lives in the neighborhood.

Assistant police chief rodney richardson says the man was taken to the hospital for treatment... he is stable but in critical condition.

L3: good morning kentucky white rev.

Virgil gardner victim found shot in his yard "it was like watching cops ya know i mean.

But that's what it needs to be if somebody gets shot ya know it needs to be a big scene, a big presence ya know."

L3: good morning kentucky white 3 teens arrested after richmond shooting leaves one man seriously injured police say they've arrested the three teens in connection to the shooting... and aren't looking for anyone else.

Time is... still ahead: it was night two of another democratic presidential candidate debate..this time..candidates taking jabs at each other.

We'll have a full recap after the break in our nation view.

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Time now is xxxxxxxxx democratic pr c1 3 candidates head back out on the trail today after duking it out on stage last night.

The night two of the democratic debates was also policy heavy-but had a lot of the candidates throwing punches at each other's records.

Trevor ault has the highlights from detroit.

L3: nation view white democratic debate night two recap detroit ight two of the detroit democratic debates-featuring all the policy of night one-with a lot more political brawling mixed in.

Senator kamala harris returning to her attacks from the first debate early on: harris sot: the vice president has still failed to acknowledge that it was wrong to take the position that he took at that time but this time-biden punching back- and later criticizing the senator for changes to her health care plan.

Biden sot: you can't beat donald trump with double talk other candidates- eager to jump into the crossfire- senator cory booker taking aim at the former vice president over criminal justice reform.

Booker sot: since the 1970s, every crime bill, major and minor, has had his name on it.

Biden sot: "you had a police department that you went out and hired rudy giuliani's guy and you engaged in stop and frisk booker sot: mr. vice president, there's a saying in my community that you're dipping into the kool-aid and you don't even know the flavor over the same topic- congresswoman tulsi gabbard calling out kamala harris for her record as a prosecutor.

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Harris, when you were in a position to make a difference and an impact in these people's lives, you did not candidates also sparring over immigration-biden defending the policies of the obama administration.

Congressman julian castro-calling him out: castro sot: "it looks like one of us has learned from the lessons of the past and one of us hasn't.

We need to have some guts on this issue."

Biden sot: "i have guts enough to say his plan doesn't make sense."

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The radar loop around 1 am.

You can see what that showing is smoke smoke was so hot that explosion the pipe onyx lotion.

It took lace around 1 am in lincoln county and it was so hot that we it shows up on radar sets actually just smoke showing that returns and you can tell is probably a little breeze out of the southwest because that book was pushing was pushing, northeast, so there it is again in the loo around one a and and you can see that moving through in lincoln county next to smoke okay actually catch on the reader ca get the was so hot there are satellite internet is a current picture what i just said you wa a loop in time is the current picture with got and things are starting to or setting up think drying clear this morning as clouds rolling in here but we are you are done you know the loop on our satalite radar working skyview against the liv shot downtown a lexington right now and starting up nice and clear for us ... this morning.

I dry easy start a lot.

The warm temperatures are just somebody the area off of the south.

We got smiled three quarters three off of the south.

We got smiled three quarters 3 3/4 mile in london to in richmond and all clear in lexington this morning sets and improve actually seems them.

I clear visibility there is thursday, august 1 the very first day of august in temperatures going to be into the mid-80s this afternoon were more have an increasing cloud with some afternoon scattered showers ... features right now really warm starting out 600 lexington 60 really lock them upper 60s this morning at about 50 warmer than it was yesterday also dewpoint temperatures are on the rise as well.

We've got a lot of mid- sixties already 67 in london and mount sterling, so a little bit more dick here there is you head out the door there especially mount sterling dewpoint 67 air temperature 68 yellow sticky okay coming up our future would you is arranging this for this afternoon.

Earlier in the day that the state were there wet and then as we had to the afternoon is showers could pick up and intent by a little bit with got more of a stronger shower.

There could be some isolated thunderstorms in this but it mostly looks like scattered showers left on the thunderstorm side more than showers.

The priest a little bit this afternoon till the quite that windy yesterday 860 curren for the afternoon high temperature tasted first of august are not nice and mild with patchy fog in the morning hours and headed showers and new 65 for the low temperature this evening warm one again wit partly cloudy guys and some light showers moving to asserts you dry up that we are to see little bit more sunshine is beginning to the weekend ranges is also to go down like that.

So to start out by the whole month of august is on to a really nice warm note mostly dry region.

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C1 3 breaking news out of lincoln county where a massive explosion lights up the night sky... and: the abuse and murder of a stray dog in laurel county brings the community together on social media to find justice... plus: an auction... set for today for the assets of bankrupt coal producer blackjewel l-l-c... as miners continue to protest for wages they're owed... l3 erica: good morning kentucky!

White l3: good morning kentucky!

White thursday, august 1, 2019 good morning kentucky!

And thanks for joining us at a-b-c 36.

C1 3 you away with you on this birthday of on the first a mode for start on the breaking of th morning and had gas lotion 100 the minute you are seeing out i don't you look at our radars from the overnight visit the loo.

We took in we just can't at the very tail end and i right now been back out to see where that is the video that i've captured and the me out to see where relation we are here pipeline explosion in the overnight hours around 1 am in lincoln county what were cashing on the radar was actually a plumas moped.

It was okay was s high it showed up on the radar the right there english to look like the pushing northeast there is that we probably had a windo is just out of west southwest is kind of pushing that smoke alarm in that direction, so it showed up on the radars last night because it was that hot are a live shot in our live stream of our satalite radar which is c1 3 explosion showing up and right now are looking nice and clear and dry outside to start the da off really nice weather had at least on the temperatures looking good 1 august would use there were to be talking about this afternoon.

Right now temperatures in the mid-60s we are starting off nice and warm is you had out that we do has t reduced visibility overall temperatures upper 80s for this first day of august airexplosio happened on bowling road near u-s 1- 27..residents in the area are currently being evacuated.

L3: breaking news red explosion lights up sky lincoln county here's video from a viewer in junction city.

Some viewers say they were able to see flames from miles away.

Another resident in mercer county spoke to us by phone... describing what she saw and heard.

Fs phoner:residents describe explosion lincoln county <none> rebecca goodlett mercer county resident/wi ... rebecca goodlett, mercer co.

Resident/witness: we heard this big boom and it kinda you know i thought that was, what the heck is that?

So i got up and went to the front door on our porch, opened it up and looked across the holler.

I saw the skyline was just lit up it had a big cloud of smoke coming up, you know, like a mushroom.

Boxes:1x1 abc 36 studio junction city location three location four l3: red explosion lights up sky lincoln county abc 36's travis harmon smith joins us live from lincoln county... just down the road from where that explosion happened.

Travis good morning what else can you tell us??

L3 travis:live breaking news red l3: breaking news red explosion lights up sky lincoln county l3 travis:live breaking news red fs img txt bullets:no shelter put in place after explosion lincoln county explosion (2).jpg -moreland a ... the lincoln county sheriffs office says c1 3 a shelter has been put in place for those in the area being evacuated.

The shelter is at new hope baptist church off highway 11-94.

You can find updates on our website w -t-v-q dot com.

New this morning...the scott county sheriffs office is investigating after they say a man and dog were shot... and a woman... physically assaulted last night.

Deputies say they were called to a home on barkley road around 10 p-m.

The man was airlifted to u-k hospital with life threatening injuries.

The woman refused treatment for her injuries.

Investigators say a 17-year-old who lives in the home began to assault the female family member... then shot the man and the family dog.

They say the woman ran next door... where another family member lives..and called 9- 1-1.

In whitley county... a man is dead after a motorcycle crash last night.

According to the news journal..the motorcycle went off the road at the top of a hill.... on scuffletown road.

It's not clear what caused the man to go off the road.

The coroner says the crash happened around 9-30 and the man was not wearing a helmet.

His identity has not been released, pending notification of his family.

Happening today... an auction for the assets of bankrupt coal operator blackjewel l-l-c.

This auction is set to take place in cincinatti.

Fs img txt bullets:no auction set for blackjewel assets cincinnati blackjewel miners protest.jpg today ... a bristol tennessee based energy company offered 20 point six million for the west virginia and wyoming mines last week.

Other bids have been made... and the fate of the kentucky and virginia mines depends on the outcome of the bidding process.

L3: good morning kentucky white miners continue to protest harlan county in the meantime...this is video from yesterday's protests in harlan county... taken by stacy rowe.

Her husband chris worked for blackjewel in the cloverlick mine in harlan.

She says most miners have already overdrawn their bank accounts.

And to make matters worse... she says many cant get unemployment benefits.

According to a report in the herald leader... those miners would have been paid this month... had blackjewel posted bond to cover the cost of paychecks.

Not posting that bond is a violation of state law.

In letcher county, money donated to the out-of-work miners is being put into an account by the county.

On august 6th and 7th, staff will help eligible miners fill out paperwork in order to get their share of the donated money...that will be at the letcher county recreation center.

A dog is dead and a teenager charged in a shocking case of animal abuse out of laurel county.

Abc 36's alex king spoke to the woman who says she was with the dog as it died... l3 alexandra: good morning good morning kentucky white quinn sizemore found the stray dog l3: good morning kentucky white dog punched and stabbed, teen charged laurel county take alex duration:11 "quinn sizemore occasionally fed and connected with a local stray dog that she found near her house.

She then saw a disturbing social media post and was immediately concerned for the dogs safety."

Vo the laurel county sheriff's office is investigating the abuse and death of a stray dog.

The video that began it all shows a man punching the dog and hurting it.

Quinn sizemore says she had been feeding the dog for the last few days because he was skinny and did not have a collar.

She says when she saw the video she immediately went outside and started looking for him.

Sot duration:13 quinn sizemore, found the stray dog "he wasn't at my house but i have about 25 acres or so, so i started walking around the property and found him laying in the weeds and he had been stabbed several times and severally beaten.

" vo she says the dog was still breathing when she found him so she attempted to get him to a vet... he died in her car.

According to the sheriff's office, a 17-year-old has been charged with cruelty to animals and torture of a dog or cat and they are sill questioning the other man who could be involved.

Sizemore says she is praying the two men involved get the help they need.

In laurel county, alex king, abc 36 news.

Three teens were arrested yesterday in connection to a shooting in richmond ... that left one man seriously injured.

L3: good morning kentucky white 3 teens arrested after richmond shooting leaves one man seriously injured a neighbor tells us he heard hollering outside his home -- near north hill street early wednesday morning.

When he looked outside, he saw a man rolling around in his yard, visibly in pain... bleeding from the stomach.

Neighbor reverend virgil gardener recognized the man shot.

He describes him as a nice middle-aged man who lives in the neighborhood.

Assistant police chief rodney richardson says the man was taken to the hospital for treatment... he is stable but in critical condition.

L3: good morning kentucky white rev.

Virgil gardner victim found shot in his yard "it was like watching cops ya know i mean.

But that's what it needs to be if somebody gets shot ya know it needs to be a big scene, a big presence ya know."

L3: good morning kentucky white 3 teens arrested after richmond shooting leaves one man seriously injured police say they've arrested the three teens in connection to the shooting... and aren't looking for anyone else.

We told you yesterday about jason griffith... he's a veteran somerset police officer... who will appear before a grand jury... accused of shooting his own son.

Right now... no charges have been filed against him... but police say they will charge his son.

Full mug:officer avoids charges for shooting son somerset jason griffith jason griffith.jpg <none> <none> <none> state police say... 24 year old devin griffith was assaulting his father... and officer jason griffith shot him in self defense.

That's according to a report in the commonwealth journal.

It happened monday at jason griffith's home in somerset.

Right now, he is on paid administrative leave while police continue to investigate.

Time now xxxx turning to sports... mark stoops says the football cats "aren't done yet" bryan kennedy tells us why in our solid blue report.

Dozens of solid blue fans got a sneak peak into what's in store for kentucky football this season.

Over at kroger field inside the woodford reserve room, the football cats held their annual u-k football kickoff luncheon.

Solid blue fans got to hear from mark stoops and his staff.

One thing he wanted to stress...the cat's recent success isn't a one-time thing...they're not done yet.

A year ago, terry wilson was a juco transfer preparing for his first taste of starting at the d-1 level...on top of that..in the s-e-c.

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Time is... still ahead: the search is on for c1 3 a navy pilot after a fighter jet crash in death valley... we'll have the latest on that search effort right after this.

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C1 3 after a fighter jet crash in death valley that injured seven spectators.

The aircraft was from naval air station lemoore in california's central valley - about 160 miles north of los angeles.

Megan tevrizian has the latest l3: nation view white search on for navy fighter pilot after crash death valley l3: fighter pilot after crash death valley l3: nation view white aaron cassell panamint springs resort l3: nation view white search on for navy fighter pilot after crash death valley l3: nation view white capt.

Jim bates u.s. navy l3: nation view white search on for navy fighter pilot after crash death valley l3: nation view white megan tevrizian abc news nats - "possible plane down" this morning the search is on for a missing u-s navy pilot -- nats - "just to advise that this is in the death valley national park" the f-18 fighter jet crashing in the california dessert - wednesday morning - in a spot popular with spectators - nats - "it is in star wars canyon" the area - dubbed star wars canyon - for its narrow canyon walls -- and flight maneuvers pilots make that resemble those in the movie.

Nats - of fighter jet as seen here - in this video taken from a previous flight at the same location of wednesday's crash.

Nats - of fighter jet this picture - the first look at the crash site - tim cassell, witness "my son and i were standing out by where i live when i come to panamint, and facing father crowley's point and we saw a large mushroom cloud of smoke come up in the air really quickly."

Witnesses describe seeing debris - smaller than a dinner plate - littering a nearby parking lot - aaron cassell / panamint springs resort "what i heard were the wingman's afterburners, and i saw him pop right up after the smoke."

Those spectators watching the aircraft when it crashed -- all tourists from france - suffering from minor burns and expected to be o-k.

French tourist the planes crash around 50 meters in front of us."

The national park service says that popular outlook is now closed - as search and rescue teams comb the area -- looking for that missing pilot.

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Jim bates, us navy we're looking for an aviator out there, hoping for the best, so i'm always optimistic.

Megan: u-s navy investigators working to determine the cause of the crash - whether it was a mechanical issue or pilot error - still too early to tell.

Megan tevrizian, abc news new york time is... coming up: woodstock 50 is officially not happening...after permit problems, financial problems, venue problems and more... and... the bacherlorette finale scored almost as many viewers as the democratic debate!

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Directv call 1.800.directv c1 3 c1 3 have a good morning and welcome back, so want to show you here the pipeline explosion that happened in lincoln county around 1 am and nasa were catching on our radar.

We got to see that earlier and what happened was that explosion was so hot that on what otherwise would of been a totally clear night smoke returns showing up right there we go, so that's that pipeline explosion again from lincoln county that happened around 1 am and we wer able to catch on our radars the fact that it was so hot you can see that plumas smoke and actually french quibec against the reason it's moving this way here with breeze out of the southwest so that can push that smoke little further and we were able to catch it on that satellite radar and is you got concurrency where in relation there is not limbs that knows about 1 am this morning ... off to acquaint the start here on august 1 we do lose an hour and four minute of daylight today not today cost today to be terrible over the whole month o august was in our permit daylight starting today 14 hours x minutes that's a really gay and in the end out this month at 13 hours and two minutes in september we lose even more an hour and 10 next month working skyview can this is a look at downtown lexington this morning and he can the clouds out there, but overall really pretty sunrise this morning ... looks really nice to get our da started.

Visibility is still lower in some locations moorad showing the route half mile.

Visibility in somerset and richmond right now at the risa still somebody out there that w are waking up to this morning next couple hours for today.

Here's your day plan for the very first date audience and double-click you can the temperatures around the mid-80s this afternoon and then when they pretty light believe that some scattered showers on the way out here.

Second temperatures right now limit 60s upper 60s for some so little bi warmer with the at 670 right now in lexington that dewpoint temperatures not far behind.

It's a need.

I have been on the rise we see 660 their mounts thoroughly and flow on the high- end the seven off to the south, so some warmer numbers in the warmer dewpoint temperatures that we are seeing here is look at the possible scattered showers on the way scented but this all the way into the afternoon time not to 3 o'clock were looking for.

Let have your spots to but overall, these the most of these are are to be later showers but some locations can catch that stronger shower with some thunderstorms associated with it that coming up tonight, but it is very scattered notice how lotta locations do stay nice and dry during the time forecast for today can be high temperature o 80 x degrees of property nice is little bit early morning fog and got a showers in the afternoon tonight 65 for the low temperature with partly nice guys showers continuing in that here's look your 70 or heading into the weekend.

We do see a little bit more sunshine.

Also, things are to you right over th next today lankenau weekend c1 3 toyota traffic report...main and limestone c1 3 it even scored almost as much viewers as the democratic debate.

Jason nathanson has a look at the numbers in our entertainment news, l3: entertainment news white woodstock not happening l3: chef gordon ramsay to have new show l3: entertainment news white chef gordon ramsay l3: entertainment news white chef gordon ramsay to have new show l3: entertainment news white happy birthday sqz bk eve:stream live on wtvq.com wtvq-tv, llc.

2019 pkg script: put a fork in woodstock 50, it's officially not happening.

After permit problems, financial problems, venue problems and more, organizers are finally throwing in the towel - saying in a statement that they worked hard to put on a festival worthy of woodstock's 50th anniversary, but in the end just couldn't get it done.

More people picked political drama over love drama tuesday night, but just barely.

The bachelorette scored 7.44 million viewers for its finale on abc - night one of the cnn debates - 8 million.

The end of hannah b.'s drama, btw, marked a two year ratings high for the franchise.

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"gordon ramsay: uncharted" airs sunday nights on national geographic.

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I'm jason nathanson, abc news, los angeles.

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C1 3 breaking news out of lincoln county where one person is confirmed dead after a massive explosion early this morning... and: the abuse and murder of a stray dog in laurel county brings the community together on social media to find justice... plus: an auction... set for today for the assets of bankrupt coal producer blackjewel l-l-c... as miners continue to protest for wages they're owed... l3 erica: good morning kentucky!

White l3: good morning kentucky!

White thursday, august 1, 2019 good morning kentucky!

And thanks for joining us at a-b-c 36.

C1 3 i for a checkup that forecast illicitly been talking about th explosion this morning.

You are seeing some that actually on th radar the rar did pick it up last night.

You will one and this morning around that time to catch a little loop of that and so luckily we were able to catc little that in the reason is 40s because it was so hot for this over to our video pipeline explosion in lincoln county and look at it was so high that a plume of smoke actually gave us returns on radar last night.

Now how we can see is our satalite radar loop but really to showing up on our radar is i this really really hot smoking you can read the directions traveling there's probably a light breeze at that time out of southwest that could push that smoke a little bit north east and taken place over again.

I was around 1 am and can see that pipeline explosion already guys it does look nice out here in the for skyview camphor downtown lexington this morning clear skies to get the day started but we are to the more clouds as the day goes on temperatures generally warm in the mid and upper 60s 670 right now is you step out the door an lexington life location 30 warming corbin hanging out there with you by not straggling behind everyone like you usuall do 670 there as well.

So things are not nice and warm.

We argos read 860 later on today, but is first day of august you pretty nicely, but we do have scattere showers on the way we and all bountiful forecast and now there melissa think that breaking is now in lincoln county were an explosion happened on boling road near us 120 melissa think that breaking is now in lincoln county were a explosion happened on boling road near us 127 one person is confirmed dead several others injured residents in the area are being evacuated when the shelter and video from a viewer injunctions city you are tell us they were able to see the flame from miles away resident in mercer county up with iphone the morning describing what she lien heard ...the holler.

I saw the skyline was just lit up it had a big cloud of smoke coming up, you know, like a mushroom.

Boxes:1x1 abc 36 studio junction city location three location four l3: red explosion lights up sky lincoln county abc 36's travis harmon smith joins us live from lincoln county... a few miles from where that explosion happened.

Travis good morning what else can you tell us??

L3 travis:live breaking news red l3: breaking news red explosion lights up sky lincoln county l3 travis:live breaking news red a gas explosion in lincoln county has killed at least one person, injured others and forced the evacuation of a neighborhood in the area.

The explosion happened around 1:30 a.m.

Thursday in the area of bowens loop road at the lincoln-boyle county line.

We're told the indian camp subdivision with around 20 homes was the area hit hardest.

Lincoln county emergency management says one person is confirmed dead and at least five other people were injured.

Officials say at least six structures caught fire in the explosion and around 75 people were evacuated.

Officials also say there are still fires burning.

They say they will search the area for any more victims once the fires are put out.

Railroad tracks nearby were damaged, stopping all train traffic.

U.s. 127 is also shut down.

Emergency officials say the explosion was caused by the rupture of a 30-inch gas line.

An emergency shelter was set up at new hope baptist church in stanford for the evacuees.

Fs img txt bullets:no shelter put in place after explosion lincoln county explosion (2).jpg -moreland a ... the lincoln county sheriffs office c1 3 says a shelter has been put in place for those in the area being evacuated.

The shelter is at new hope baptist church off highway 11-94.

You can find updates on our website w -t-v-q dot com.

New this morning...the scott county sheriffs office is investigating after they say a man and dog were shot... and a woman... physically assaulted last night.

Deputies say they were called to a home on barkley road around 10 p-m.

The man was airlifted to u-k hospital with life threatening injuries.

The woman refused treatment for her injuries.

Investigators say a 17-year-old who lives in the home began to assault the female family member... then shot the man and the family dog.

They say the woman ran next door... where another family member lives..and called 9- 1-1.

In whitley county... a man is dead after a motorcycle crash last night.

According to the news journal..the motorcycle went off the road at the top of a hill.... on scuffletown road.

It's not clear what caused the man to go off the road.

The coroner says the crash happened around 9-30 and the man was not wearing a helmet.

His identity has not been released, pending notification of his family.

Happening today... an auction for the assets of bankrupt coal operator blackjewel l-l-c.

This auction is set to take place in cincinatti.

Fs img txt bullets:no auction set for blackjewel assets cincinnati blackjewel miners protest.jpg today ... a bristol tennessee based energy company offered 20 point six million for the west virginia and wyoming mines last week.

Other bids have been made... and the fate of the kentucky and virginia mines depends on the outcome of the bidding process.

L3: good morning kentucky white miners continue to protest harlan county in the meantime...this is video from yesterday's protests in harlan county... taken by stacy rowe.

Her husband chris worked for blackjewel in the cloverlick mine in harlan.

She says most miners have already overdrawn their bank accounts.

And to make matters worse... she says many cant get unemployment benefits.

According to a report in the herald leader... those miners would have been paid this month... had blackjewel posted bond to cover the cost of paychecks.

Not posting that bond is a violation of state law.

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