The name of the suspect who died after an officer-involved shooting in Owensboro has been released. According to Kentucky State Police, the Owensboro Police Department and KSP drug enforcement unit tracked a suspect, 38-year-old Chrislon Talbott, to Mo0tel 6 on Frederica Wednesday evening. Talbott indicated to officers he was not going to cooperate.
As expected, Republican James Comer has officially requested a review of Kentucky's election results after initial tallies showed him in second place to Matt Bevin by just 83 votes in the race for the Republican nomination for Governor. Comer's campaign manager made the request at about 4pm Wednesday.
Owensboro Health is planning to build a $5.5 million outpatient clinic in the eastern part of Daviess County. OH officials have asked Daviess Fiscal Court to support the project with a resolution asking the Kentucky Economic Development Finance Authority to issue revenue bonds to "finance and refinance costs" associated with the project.
Kentucky State Police is investigating a shooting case Wednesday night that left one person dead. At about 8pm, the Owensboro Police Department Street Crimes along with Kentucky State Police Drug Enforcement/Special Investigations were actively involved in a joint drug investigation. The investigation led the police to the Motel 6 on Fulton Drive in Owensboro.
James Comer isn't done with the GOP gubernatorial primary and may not be for at least a week. Comer is 83 votes behind GOP rival Matt Bevin and told supporters in Lexington he would ask for a recanvass. Comer's comeback capped a night that saw him in third place and over 10,000 votes back of the leader before the ballots were counted in western Kentucky.