Thursday marks a somber anniversary for a Kentuckiana family. It has been 10 years since 17-year-old Jessica Dishon disappeared from her Bullitt County home. Although so much time has passed and so much has happened, a decade later, unbelievably, Jessica's parents still don't have the answer they want the most.More >> Jason Dunford, a man police called a "person of interest" in the 1999 murder of Jessica Dishon, was killed in a car crash in Butler County earlier this week. Dishon was found beaten and strangled seven miles from her home a few days after she disappeared from her yard, and several witnesses reported seeing her with Dunford and another man the night she disappeared. WAVE 3's Anne Marshall reports. More >> May 2 will be a painful day for a Bullitt County family as they remember their missing daughter on her birthday. Jessica Dishon was 17 when she disappeared five years ago. Although her body was later found, and a suspect was charged with murder, the case is still unsolved. As WAVE 3's David McArthur reports, the case is finding new leads through a letter. More >> It's the case that continues to haunt many in Kentuckiana: the murder of 17-year-old Jessica Dishon. Charges and suspects have come and gone, but the case has never been solved. Now the Bullitt County Sheriff has hired a new investigator in the hopes of bringing the family some closure. WAVE 3 Investigator Connie Leonard has the story.More >> By David McArthur (SHEPHERDSVILLE, Ky., January 3rd, 2003, 6:30 p.m.) -- The man accused of abducting and killing 17-year-old Jessica Dishon in 1999 is set to go on trial forMore >> The man accused of abducting and killing 17-year-old Jessica Dishon in 1999 is set to go on trial for the teen's murder next week. On Friday, a judge decided whether or not David "Bucky" Brooks will face the death penalty. WAVE 3's David McArthur was there.More >> Two men accused of being with a Bullitt County teen the night before she disappeared have denied any involvement in her death three years ago. More >> Authorities say they have strong new leads in the unsolved murder of Jessica Dishon, a 17-year-old who was found beaten and strangled after she disappeared in September 1999. More >>
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A family remembered Jessica Dishon Wednesday night, but could only wait for justice. The 17-year-old from Bullitt County disappeared four years ago. One week ago, all charges were dropped against the suspected killer. For the first time since, the Dishons talked exclusively with David McArthur the latest developments in the case. More >>
James Zambroski In an explosive development in the murder trial of David "Bucky" Brooks, Bullitt County Circuit Judge Thomas Waller declared a mistrial late Tuesday afternoon. WAVE3-SNITCH Reporter James Zambroski has in-depth coverage.More >> It's been less than 3-1/2 years since Jim Adams spent the night in the woods near Jessica Dishon's body, but it might as well be a millennium when it comes to the memory of that horrible September in Bullitt County. WAVE 3-SNITCH Reporter James Zambroski has the story. More >> Defense attorneys for David "Bucky" Brooks have maintained that two men in a black Camaro played a part in the abduction and murder of Jessica Dishon. On Friday, one of those men appeared in court. WAVE 3's David McArthur was there. More >> David "Bucky" Brooks wants his murder charges dropped, but prosectors are saying that's not going to happen. Brooks had been on trial for the murder of his neighbor, 17-year-old Jessica Dishon, when testimony from a lead detective on the case caused a mistrial. WAVE 3's David McArthur reports. More >> A Bullitt County judge has upheld his ruling to keep reporters out of the courtroom during jury selection in the trial of a man accused of murdering a teenager in 1999. More >> After nearly three years of waiting for justice, a misplaced videotape could set the scene for an accused killer to bond out of jail. David McArthur explains.
The Brooks family is trying to raise the money to get David "Bucky" Brooks out of jail. Last week, a judge set bond for David "Bucky" Brooks, the man charged with kidnapping and killing Jessica Dishon over three years ago.Meanwhile, another man some believe might be connected is behind bars. David McArthur reports.
A judge has ruled that prosecutors can't admit evidence about a cadaver dog that showed interest in clothing at the farm of a man charged with murdering a Bullitt County teenager three years ago. More >> Attorneys for the man charged with killing Jessica Dishon want him released from jail.More >> The man accused in the disappearance and slaying of a Shepherdsville teenager will stand trial in Bullitt County, despite a motion to move the case because of heavy publicity. More >> A public defender said he expects to ask a Bullitt County judge to move the murder trial of David "Bucky" Brooks, who is charged in the death of teenager Jessica Dishon.More >>
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Just days after the body of a man was found in Portland, an arrest has been made. According to police, Joseph Carter killed James Newton, 44. Newton's body was found in his homeMore >> According to police, Joseph Carter killed James Newton, 44.More >> Morgan County Coroner Jeff Chunn said the husband of an Alzheimer's sufferer had died approximately four weeks before Decatur police officers were called to make a welfare check on the couple.
Morgan County Coroner Jeff Chunn said the husband of an Alzheimer's sufferer had died approximately four weeks before Decatur police officers were called to make a welfare check on the couple.More >> FRANKFORT, KY (WAVE) – A proposed law in Frankfort would exempt Kentucky from changing its clocks forward from March through November. House Bill 431, filed by Kevin Sinnette of Ashland, is in frontMore >> House Bill 431, filed by Kevin Sinnette of Ashland, is in front of the state government committee.More >> LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A fire destroyed one building at a quarry in Oldham County Sunday morning. Crews were called to Liter's Quarry on Haunz Lane off Ballardsville Road on the Jefferson County/OldhamMore >> Fire crews said it took longer than usual to get the fire under control because there are no fire hydrants in the area and water had to be shuttled to the scene.More >> LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Big changes are coming to the Clark Memorial Bridge that will impact all drivers, pedestrians and cyclists. Starting March 10, as part of the Ohio River Bridges Project thereMore >> Big changes are coming to the Clark Memorial Bridge that will impact all drivers, pedestrians and cyclists. Starting March 10 there will be lane restrictions which would have meant no pedestrian traffic on the bridge. After some complaints from the community, the lane restrictions have been tweaked.More >>