According to police, the three escaped around four Tuesday morning while jail officials were working to cool off conditions in the jail.
A driver accused of hitting two pedestrians in Whitley County is charged with murder.
Kentucky State Police were called about a shooting in Owsley County early Tuesday morning.
A Franklin County magistrate says years of hard work disappeared in a matter of minutes. A fire destroyed his barn on Devil's Hollow Road near Frankfort, and police think someone set the fire.