Amit Lohe, a senior at Paul Laurence Dunbar High School, has been selected as one of Kentucky’s two delegates for the 2017 U.S. Senate Youth Program in Washington, D.C., and will spend March 4-11 experiencing his national government in action.
The Lexington Police Department says a 16-year-old has been arrested and charged with murder and robbery in the death of 15-year-old Robert Durrum.
At a press conference on Thursday, Georgetown Mayor Tom Prather announced that the City will no longer haul garbage along U.S. 25 between Champion Way and Double Culvert Road.
Tina Johnson's son says Wednesday would have been his mother and father's 32nd wedding anniversary, and that Wednesday should have been her birthday
A burglary suspect got more than he bargained for and deputies got a confession in a case in Laurel County Wednesday night.
Stolen items listed for sale on Facebook led to the arrest of ten people on drug and other charges on Wednesday in Laurel County, according to Sheriff's Deputies.
Investigators say a man reportedly forced his way into an apartment, assaulted a woman and refused to let her leave after having received a written notice not to be on the property.
Deputies checking on the welfare of an 8-year old boy at West Knox Elementary School led to the arrest of three men on drug and other charges at the child's home in Laurel County, according to the Laurel County Sheriff's Office.
A pharmaceutical company with strong connections to Eastern Kentucky is being penalized by the U.S. Department of Justice and the D.E.A. for negligence that they say directly contributed to the area's opioid epidemic.
The State Journal is reporting that 14 of 20 women in a jail pod tested positive for methamphetamine, after an investigation revealed that an inmate had hidden the drugs in her body while being incarcerated.
The Fayette County Coroner is asking for help from the public in finding family or friends of a woman who recently died at University of Kentucky Medical Center.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Jordan Duncan and Jordan Lewis, both juniors at Carter G. Woodson Academy, locked down a $1,000 grant through the inaugural “Laura’s in Motion” video contest, which promotes childhood health through fitness and education. The students, guided by teacher Melanie Trowel, created a video describing why fitness is important and why they […]
University of Kentucky officials have pledged to reduce carbon emissions on campus by 25 percent by 2025.
In a post on facebook, J's Place, a Nicholasville cafe and restaurant, announced they would be a holding a fundraiser to benefit the family of Leo Travers on Friday, January 20th.
A career fair will be held in the Central office Auditorium of Clark County Public Schools, located at 1600 West Lexington Avenue in Winchester, on Thursday, January 26 from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Police Chief Jim Caldwell, Burgin's sole police officer for 21 years, has been fired by Burgin Mayor George Hensley.
Albert Chenault is accused of robbing a juvenile then shooting him with a pellet gun.
Police arrested a mother after her children were found in a home with heroin and needles.
A man showed up at a Lexington fire station Tuesday night saying he had been stabbed.
A section of Coburn Boulevard in Lexington was under water due to a water main break, according to Lexington Police.
The Fayette County Board of Education discusses possible legislative priorities at a work session Tuesday night, according to a release from the school district.
State Police are investigating a deadly farm tractor accident in Floyd County.
Fayette County Public Schools registration begins in early February for 2017-18.
Tuesday morning, Tyler Jeffers stepped in front of a jailhouse camera, appearing in front of a Jessamine County District Court judge, pleading not guilty to charges he murdered 15-year-old Leo Travers.
The University of Kentucky Police Department says that a female student was sexually assaulted on Monday in a residence hall room.
Kentucky State Police say 41-year-old Courtney L. Taylor has been charged with three counts of murder in the death of her husband, 51-year-old Larry Taylor, and the couple's two daughters, 13-year-old Jolie Taylor, and 18-year-old Jessie Taylor.
The Clark County Animal Shelter and Beacon of Hope Emergency Shelter say they are in immediate need of supplies and are hoping the public can help them out.
A release from the Department of Environmental Quality and Public Works says a mile-long section of Cane Run Creek between Citation Boulevard and the interstate will be restored.
The Fayette County Coroner is asking for help from the public in tracking down family members of a man who recently died.
A release from Fayette County Schools says that students, who were originally scheduled to be off on March 17th, will now be attending classes.
A damaged pedway on the EKU campus will reopen on Tuesday.
A visitation will be held Monday for a teen gunned down in the middle of the street in Nicholasville last week.
Glenna Hardin, who was reported missing last week, has been found safe.
Lexington police arrested Kristopher Burden and charged him with robbery and assault after they say he beat and robbed a former co-worker.
Active meth lab discovered, three arrested in Barbourville, according to police.
The Winchester Beacon of Hope Emergency Shelter is in desperate need for donated items, according to a post from the shelter on Facebook.
A stretch of Kentucky 78 in Lincoln County was closed for a time Monday after a log truck lost its load, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office.
Thousands of Lexingtonians marched the streets of downtown, each with a different appearance, sign, or word but all with the same message; one of remembrance of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
The EKU Baseball team helped out about 150 Madison County students on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, in a gesture of service that touched hearts, and soles.
Deputies say a tip on drug activity at a home on Ralph Maze Lane led to an arrest on Sunday.
Kathy Fields, Superintendent for Jessamine County Schools, has announced that the district will be closed Tuesday, January 17th, so that students and faculty can attend the funeral for Leo Travers, and East Jessamine High School Student who was gunned down last week.
The Boyle County Sheriff is looking for help from the public in finding a missing Parksville woman.
Kentucky State Police are asking for your help finding a man wanted for murder.
A Lexington abortion clinic has announced it will permanently close at the end of this month.
A man has died in Lexington after a shooting that happened early Saturday morning.
Kentucky State Police are investigating in Adair County after finding human remains.
Sunday, Kentucky Congressman John Yarmuth held a public forum in Louisville to talk about the impact a repeal of the Affordable Care Act could have.
People in Paris recognized Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s efforts in the civil rights movement Saturday morning with the City's first ever MLK Day breakfast.
Funeral arrangements have been announced for 55-year-old John Ward.
In Lexington, police are investigating a shooting Saturday that sent one man to the hospital.
The Woodford County coroner says a man was killed Friday night after he was hit by a vehicle.
Parents and students are mourning the death of an East Jessamine County High School student Friday night after police say he was shot to death by a fellow student.
A series of tweets from Jessamine Co. Schools along with staff and faculty members say that there will be a memorial Friday evening in remembrance of Leo Travers, the 15-year-old student killed in a shooting Thursday night.
Nicholasville Police say they have arrested two men in connection to the shooting death of 15-year-old East Jessamine High School student Leo Travers.
On Friday, students at Julius Marks Elementary School in Lexington presented the Lexington Police Department with a check in the amount of $1,300 dollars to buy a ballistic vest for one of the city's police dogs.
A former eastern Kentucky mayor has been sentenced to four years in prison after being found guilty of theft of federal funds, aiding and abetting and bribery.
On Friday, Mayor Jim Gray and the Urban County Council announced the renaming of a Lexington street “Harry Sykes Way” to honor the late Harry Sykes, Lexington’s first African American city commissioner, mayor pro tem and vice mayor.
A construction worker has died following an accident on the construction site of the University of Kentucky Student Center on Avenue of Champions.
Franklin County Sheriff Pat Melton alongside County Attorney Rick Sparks announced Friday, two juveniles involved in the kicking of a Frankfort dog face charges of animal cruelty and complicity.
Federal authorities say a man charged in the 1999 abduction and sexual assault of a southern Indiana girl assumed the identity of a car crash victim as he avoided arrest until this week in Oregon.
Police in Winchester have arrested a man they say lit a fire at an apartment building on Buckner Street at about 2:00 a.m. Friday morning.
Police arrested 40-year-old Tyrone Hartsfield, charging him with three counts of rape.
You have a sore throat, cough, runny nose and ache all over. Is it just a cold, or is it the flu?
Nicholasville police are trying to find the person who they say shot a man several times.
An SUV collided with a Lexington Fire truck Thursday night on North Broadway near Judy Lane.
For the first time in its history, the Fayette County Board of Education hired a lobbying firm to represent its interests in Frankfort and beyond.
A District Court judge and two lawyers in Lexington are the finalists for a vacant Fayette Circuit Court judgeship.
Dixie Victory sold for $100,000 to Willow Wood to lead Thursday’s penultimate session of the Keeneland January Horses of All Ages Sale.
Police are investigating after a home invasion on Maplehill Drive that happened early Thursday morning.
Franklin County's sheriff expects updates in the investigation of three juveniles and an elderly dog, kicked in the head on video.
Sam Turley, a student at Beaumont Middle School, will play football in the home of the Dallas Cowboys, representing the USA in the International Bowl.
The Harrodsburg Herald is reporting that two suspects, arrested in connection to a missing teenager case, have been identified.
A recent blog entry from God's Pantry Food Bank tells the story of how the community rallied around Paul Huber, the executive director of the Jessamine County Food Pantry since 2012, to expand the facility and provide more food assistance for the families that need it.
The Clark County Public Library closed Thursday afternoon due to a water outage, but say they hope to reopen by noon on Friday.
Several bus lines on UK Campus will be unavailable on Monday, January 16th for the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.
Troopers have reported that 17-year-old Michelle Frances Hunt, who had been missing since December 13th has been found.
Three vehicles collided with one another on Thursday, but thankfully, only minor injuries for one of the drivers, says the Lexington Fire Department.
A Virginia man who pleaded guilty to helping hack an online account to draw attention to a 2012 high school rape case in Ohio has been sentenced to eight months in prison.
Kentucky corrections officials say a prisoner has died of injuries from a fight with another inmate earlier this month.
The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department is urging residents to learn more about the dangers of radon, particularly in the home.
Police say power poles were knocked down on Squires Road in Lexington Wednesday night after a truck hit them.
Police say a driver struck Winburn Middle School, damaging part it, Wednesday night.
In neighborhoods across Lexington, residents will come together in small groups on March 15, 2017, to discuss how to collaboratively build and maintain a strong, safe and dynamic community.
A new, $24 million educational building in Georgetown will allow Bluegrass Community & Technical College to prepare more students for well-paying jobs in the automotive and other sectors of Kentucky’s growing manufacturing industry.
The Franklin County Sheriff's Office says video posted on Facebook shows someone kicking a dog in the head.
Hundreds of people packed into the Scott County High School auditorium Wednesday night to protest the expansion of the Central Kentucky Landfill.
A North Carolina man, previously convicted of enticing a young girl in Danville to engage in sexually explicit conduct, was sentenced on Tuesday to 262 months in federal prison, according to federal prosecutors.
Lexington police need the community's help after they say a woman robbed a hotel.
'Fifth and Madison' sold for $135,000 to lead Wednesday’s third session of the Keeneland January Horses of All Ages Sale.
Forty Lexington Police officers will make the trip to Washington, D.C.; serving alongside countless others during the inauguration ceremonies.
First responders in Nicholasville say there has been a spike in heroin overdoses.
Republican Gov. Matt Bevin is in Detroit to attend the North American International Auto Show.
Police say it took four hours for someone to call about a robbery at a store where a shot was fired.
Lexington police say a Sir Pizza driver was robbed of pizzas and drinks Wednesday morning.
Tuesday night's high winds are being blamed for a power outage that left part of south Lexington in the dark.
Two people suffered life-threatening injuries in a fiery, head-on crash on Paris Pike Tuesday night in Lexington, according to police.
A mare in foal to Triple Crown winner 'American Pharoah' topped the second day of Keeneland January sale.
The votes are in. Scott County will soon have a second high school. The School Board voted Tuesday to increase taxes to help pay for the new school.
A Nicholas County man has a whole new look and attitude.
Lexington Police say Tuesday's high winds may have been a factor in a street light pole falling on a business.
Malik Monk scored six points in the final 32 seconds, and No. 6 Kentucky remained unbeaten in the Southeastern Conference by holding off Vanderbilt 87-81 Tuesday night.
Tom + Chee Lexington will close this Thursday, according to a post on its Facebook page.
Emergency officials say there has been a surge of heroin overdoses in Jessamine County this week.
Lexington Police say an employee at a coin laundry on Surfside Drive was forced into a room during a robbery Tuesday morning.
A group of middle-schoolers from Northern Pulaski Middle School are getting ready for a once-in-a-lifetime experience: singing at a presidential inauguration.
Kentucky State Police say I-75 Southbound at mile marker 142 near Corbin is shut down due to an overturned semi.
Members of a Clay County family have lost their home and suffered injuries in an explosion.
It's almost time for the next level of construction on the CentrePointe parking garage in downtown Lexington.
A public hearing is being held Tuesday night in Scott County about a proposed tax increase to help pay for a new high school.
A fifth person has been arrested in connection to the death of a pizza delivery driver in Frankfort.
A Golden Alert remains in effect for a man who hasn't been seen since December 22nd, and now a reward is being offered in the case.
Police in Richmond got a hand from Mother Nature in tracking down a burglary suspect.
Dale Stewart Rouk, 79, a member of the Keeneland sales team for more than 40 years until his retirement in 2009, died January 1, 2017, in Burleson, Texas.
Kentucky State Police say they are looking for a missing teen girl from Wayne County.
The Alltech St. Patrick’s Parade and Festival committee is now accepting entries for Lexington’s 38th annual parade and vendors for the Irish festival.
Police in London say a traffic stop led to the arrest of a man on charges of repeated sexual abuse of a minor.
Lexington's Division of Waste Management is continuing to pick up holiday trees as residents take down their decorations.
A woman is in the Laurel County Detention Center after reportedly shooting her boyfriend and causing a serious injury to his leg on Tuesday morning.
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is alerting drivers to pothole repair work happening on New Circle Road on Tuesday.
Police say a woman was behind a robbery at a Lexington hotel on Monday night.
A Nicholasville man faces several animal cruelty complaints.
Siren Serenade, a daughter of Unbridled’s Song in foal to 2016 leading sire Tapit, sold to Don Alberto Corporation for $1,025,000 million to top’s Monday’s first session of the Keeneland January Horses of All Ages Sale.
The Fayette County Board of Education on Monday unanimously reelected vice chair Melissa Bacon as its chair and elected member Ray Daniels as vice chair. The leadership posts are for two years.
If you see Victoria Madison Birch, of Nicholasville, call 859-887-5447.
The Community Action Council's Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Crisis Program (LIHEAP) begins Monday, January 9, 2017.
2 Ohioans are behind bars after breaking in to a Bracken County store.
A family court judge in Lexington has been reprimanded for requiring divorcing couples with children to participate in special hearings to determine if their marriages are really irretrievably broken.
The Rowan Co. Coroner has released the identification of three people who died in Morehead after a man barricaded himself in a home and injured a deputy while exchanging gunfire with law enforcement.
The City of Lexington is once again partnering with the Bluegrass Regional Transfer Station to offer Fayette County residents a free trash disposal day for non-hazardous household waste.
Kentucky State Police say a traffic stop ended up in a drug arrest after a K-9 unit discovered drugs in the suspect's car.
The University of Kentucky campus is experiencing a major power outage Monday morning.
Lexington police say they've arrested a man wanted on murder and kidnapping charges in Indiana.
In Clark County, a constable has pleaded guilty to drug trafficking charges.
The Anderson News is reporting tonight a county firefighter, 39-year-old Stephen Baker, has died after an illness.
A stabbing suspect is in jail in Lexington tonight. Police say 60-year-old Linda Davis got into a disagreement with a man on Florida Street around 8 p.m. Saturday night then slashed his face.
Police are also looking for a woman they say did not come back to jail after a work-release.
Lexington police are looking for a man they say robbed a Burger King Saturday morning.
In Richmond, police have arrested a man accused of robbing an AutoZone.
Police have released the identity of a man they say they found dead after a possible home invasion in Rockcastle County.
County Judge-Executive and former Lexington Police Sergeant John Roberts died Saturday morning.
People gathered Saturday afternoon in Lexington to remember the city's first homicide victim of 2016. It has been one year since 28-year-old Joseph McDowell was found dead early New Year's Day.
A group of students from the University of Pikeville are trying to find their way home Saturday after they got caught up in the active shooter attack at the airport in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Luckily, all the students are safe.
Before lawmakers gathered for a weekend session, a shooting in Frankfort sent a man to the hospital.
In a rare weekend session, the Republican-led legislature approved two controversial abortion bills Saturday.
Lexington Police say a man was stabbed in the abdomen during a fight Friday night on Florida Street.
State Police are investigating an apparent deadly home invasion in Rockcastle County.
A Richmond man was arrested Friday and charged in connection to the death of a firefighter in Ohio in 2015.
Just a few days into the general assembly session and two controversial bills concerning abortion are both expected to get a final vote Saturday during a rare weekend session.
The Laurel County Sheriff's Office say they arrested 19 people during “Operation Fresh Start”.
The Valley View Ferry is closed until further notice due to icy ramps.
State police say a Breathitt County man was killed Friday morning after a weather-related collision.
Mayor Jim Gray held a conference Friday afternoon to address the snow and cold conditions.
Three people are safe after escaping a house fire on Friday morning in Nicholasville, according to officials.
An annual Unity Breakfast in its 23rd year will be held later this month in Lexington.
Lexington police say fingerprints lifted from a water bottle tied a murder suspect to the scene.
Frigid nights can be deadly to those without a home, so many local organizations do their best to help those in need find safe and warm beds.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Lexington police say a man is now charged with murder after a shooting last week on Faulkner Avenue. Officers say 30-year-old Brian Lamar Jones turned himself in Thursday afternoon. Police say the victim was with two men last week in an SUV on Faulkner Avenue when he was shot several times. He […]
Roads throughout Laurel County are listed as slick and hazardous, according to the Laurel County Sheriff's Office.
Due to inclement weather, all Fayette County Public Schools will be closed on Friday, January 6, 2017.
Wet roads may have played a role in a deadly crash in Montgomery County Thursday morning, according to the sheriff.
Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 7 forces patrolled and treated routes through the evening work commute time.
Kentucky State Police say one person is dead after a crash on I-75 in Whitley County on Thursday.
With weather conditions worsening and roads becoming slick, multiple crashes are being reported in the Central Kentucky area
Police say a Lexington man has been charged in connection to a shooting that happened on Tuesday in Lexington.
Two recent flu-related deaths have the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department encouraging all in the region to get a seasonal flu shot. Fayette County has 13 confirmed cases of the flu, with the peak season still on the way.
As snow moved into Lexington this morning, with estimates of 1–2 inches accumulating in the Bluegrass by the time the system moves through, the city's Division of Streets and Roads says crews began pre-treating roads with salt at 4:00 a.m.
A man has been arrested after police say he robbed an elderly woman at knifepoint back in October.
Due to inclement weather, all Fayette County Public Schools are dismissing one hour early on Thursday, January 5, 2017.
Kentucky State Police are asking for help from the public in locating a missing Madison County man.
Detectives say they will be going over surveillance video Thursday after a Shell gas station that was robbed overnight.
A Lincoln County special sheriff's deputy, who was shot during a traffic stop Wednesday, is also a full-time Lexington firefighter, according to the Lexington Fire Department.
Police say three juveniles and two adults face charges after stolen vehicles and firearms were found in a Lexington neighborhood.
Jovette Pino has been named Vice President and General Manager of Columbia Gas of Kentucky (Columbia) operations.
BCTC's new Georgetown/Scott County Advanced Manufacturing Center to open January 9.
Johnson County native Marlana VanHoose will perform at the Presidential Inaugural concert in Washington D.C.
State Police say a shooting in central Kentucky has resulted in the death of a suspect and wounding of a sheriff's deputy.
As quickly as Fayette County's newest schools mascot was released, it was taken back after a small uproar over the definition of "stallions."
Rolling roadblocks are scheduled along Interstate 75 in Fayette County beginning Wednesday evening through Thursday morning.
Kentucky State Police say a Winchester man has been charged for trying to procure a minor for sex.
The Estill County Water District has issued a boil water advisory, effective immediately, for the following areas:
The Fayette County School District says that Veterans Park Elementary was placed on "heightened alert" for a portion of Wednesday afternoon.
45-year-old Michael Hutsell, charged in connection to the death of Tina Johnson, who was found wrapped in plastic in the crawl area under a Paris duplex, pleaded not guilty in court on Wednesday.
With winter weather moving into the state tomorrow, the Kentucky State Police (KSP) is cautioning motorists to be prepared for hazardous driving conditions.
Firefighters in Lexington aren't sure what started a fire at a home on Healy Lane in Lexington Wednesday afternoon.
With temperatures dropping and winter weather preparing to move into the area, Kentucky Utilities Company is offering a few simple steps to help area residents prepare to stay safe and comfortable in their homes.
The Advocate-Messenger is reporting that a Lancaster man is behind bars, accused of attacking two state troopers.
Police say a couple from Detroit are behind bars after being found at a Richmond hotel with a number of different drugs, as well as cash.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) – Officials are inviting the public to have a say about the future of the Kentucky Horse Park. The park says in a statement that it will hold an open forum Jan. 11 to discuss ideas for long-term growth at the sprawling tourist attraction in Kentucky’s scenic bluegrass country. The visioning session […]
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – State officials have finalized an agreement with an eastern Kentucky disposal company that illegally dumped low-level radioactive fracking waste. The state Energy and Environment Cabinet says it has signed an agreed order that proposed a $95,000 civil penalty for Advance Disposal Services Blue Ridge Landfill in Estill County. The agreement was […]
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- It has become a viral video, a dresser falling over on twin two-year-olds. It shows a sweet moment between brothers as one helps the other, but it also brings up an important safety concern. According to Lexington Fire’s Medical Director, Dr. Ryan Stanton, across the country, emergency rooms see 45,000 cases per […]
Lexington police are investigating two shootings. They say both happened Tuesday night.
Lexington Police say a man was shot in the arm during a robbery attempt at a home in the 400 block of Lin Wal Road Tuesday afternoon.
Fayette County Public Schools is changing the mascot for its new high school because of protests. Superintendent Manny Caulk says students will instead choose a horse-related mascot for the new Frederick Douglass High School.
Tuesday morning, lawmakers met in Frankfort for the first time this year but it was for the first time in nearly 100 years that Republicans took over the Kentucky House of Representatives.
The Boyle County Sheriff is crediting a K-9 unit for finding several ounces of methamphetamine during a traffic stop on Monday.
Officials with the City of Winchester are looking for input from residents, business owners, and community members as they develop the Winchester/Clark County's Comprehensive Plan Update.
A man accused of shoplifting didn't do himself any favors after kicking out the window of a cruiser.
It was a big honor for a Lexington high school student.
The Laurel County Sheriff's Office is searching for a suspect in a shooting at a home on Adams Road Sunday afternoon.
EKU says Jaylen Babb-Harrison, a senior forward with the men's basketball team accused of rape, is no longer on the team or attending the school.