House fire displaces family of nine
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House fire displaces family of nine

A Lexington family is displaced, after a fire caused extensive damage to their home.
FCPS announces graduation schedule
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FCPS announces graduation schedule

FCPS released its schedule for the 2017 high school commencements at Rupp Arena.
Lexington Chef Love Talley to feed the homeless
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Lexington Chef Love Talley to feed the homeless

Lexington Chef Love Talley is going to feed Fayette County's homeless this Thursday, March 30, 2017.
For Man O’ War’s b-day, photographs exhibited at Keeneland
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For Man O’ War’s b-day, photographs exhibited at Keeneland

The Keeneland Library is sharing photographs of Man o’ War from its collection in exhibitions both in the Library and online that are part of the celebrations of the 100th anniversary of the legendary Thoroughbred’s birth.
PuraCap Laboratories to create 30 jobs in Frankfort
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PuraCap Laboratories to create 30 jobs in Frankfort

PuraCap Laboratories will be expanding its Franklin operations, investing $2.5 million dollars and creating 30 full-time positions.
Pinwheels to be planted for child abuse prevention awareness
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Pinwheels to be planted for child abuse prevention awareness

April is national child abuse prevention month, and CASA of Lexington along with Wesley's Place, are joining groups across the country, using the pinwheel - chosen to represent hope and promise - to raise awareness about child abuse and neglect prevention.
Franklin Co. Sheriff: Deputies are seeing more guns at crime scenes
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Franklin Co. Sheriff: Deputies are seeing more guns at crime scenes

In a post to the Franklin County Sheriff's Facebook page, Sheriff Pat Melton says there has been a rise in the amount of firearms being encountered by deputies and detectives, causing an increased threat to law enforcement officials.
Grant will place new water storage tanks in Owsley County
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Grant will place new water storage tanks in Owsley County

The Appalachian Regional Commission has approved a grant for $600,000 to the city of Booneville to replace two aging water storage tanks.
UK re-unveils controversial mural at Memorial Hall
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UK re-unveils controversial mural at Memorial Hall

A University of Kentucky mural that has been shrouded for months over its controversial depiction of slavery and Native Americans has been unveiled.
No injuries after Frankfort truck fire
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No injuries after Frankfort truck fire

The Franklin Co. Sheriff's office says no injuries reported after a truck caught on fire Monday morning.
One dead after McCreary Co. house fire
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One dead after McCreary Co. house fire

Kentucky State Police say a man is dead after a house fire broke out just after midnight Saturday morning in the Pine Knot community of McCreary County.
‘How-to’ construction clinic being held ahead of National Women Build Week
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‘How-to’ construction clinic being held ahead of National Women Build Week

Scott County Habitat for Humanity is partnering with Lowe’s to host a “how-to” construction clinic for women volunteering during the 10th annual National Women Build Week.
2 arrested after being found with drugs, guns in Rowan Co.
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2 arrested after being found with drugs, guns in Rowan Co.

Kentucky State Police say a man and a woman are behind bars, after being found in a car with guns, drugs, and drug paraphernalia.
Scattered showers and thunderstorms…
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Scattered showers and thunderstorms…

Showers and thunderstorms will move back into the Bluegrass Region this afternoon and lingering into Tuesday morning. Temperatures will be well above normal today but backing off to near normal reading by the end of the week.
One dead after crash on Iron Works Pike
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One dead after crash on Iron Works Pike

The Fayette County Coroner says a man is dead after a wreck on Iron Works Pike
Afternoon thunderstorms…
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Afternoon thunderstorms…

Showers and thunderstorms will move back into the Bluegrass Region this afternoon and lingering into Tuesday morning. Temperatures will be well above normal today but backing off to near normal reading by the end of the week.
Solid Blue fans react to Elite Eight loss
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Solid Blue fans react to Elite Eight loss

About a hundred people were at the Bluegrass Airport Sunday night to welcome home the Cats from Memphis after a tough loss in the Elite Eight.
Woman sentenced in fatal accident
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Woman sentenced in fatal accident

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) – A Kentucky woman has been sentenced to 13 years in prison in a 2014 fatal accident. Media outlets report 29-year-old Kayla Foster of Lexington was sentenced Friday in Fayette County Circuit Court for second-degree manslaughter, second-degree assault and leaving the scene of an accident. The accident near the Kentucky Horse Park […]
Structure fire in Richmond
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Structure fire in Richmond

A large structure fire broke out this morning in Richmond.
Volunteers in Corbin do some spring cleaning
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Volunteers in Corbin do some spring cleaning

People enjoyed the weather Saturday in Corbin.
Lexington armed robbery suspect caught in Mississippi
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Lexington armed robbery suspect caught in Mississippi

A man wanted for two armed robberies in October has been caught in Mississippi.
Georgetown hosts fundraiser for staff of restaurant destroyed in fire
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Georgetown hosts fundraiser for staff of restaurant destroyed in fire

Dozens of people gathered Saturday behind City Hall in Georgetown to raise money for the staff at Red State Taps.
Georgetown hosts mining competition
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Georgetown hosts mining competition

GEORGETOWN, Ky. (WTVQ)- Georgetown played host Saturday to an interesting collegiate contest, a mining competition. The UK Muckin’ Wildcats mining team hosted about 210 mining students from across the world. The students say the goal is to preserve traditional mining techniques. Students competed in several contests including jack-leg drilling, gold panning, and land surveying. This is […]
Crash in Estill County sends multiple people to the hospital
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Crash in Estill County sends multiple people to the hospital

ESTILL COUNTY. Ky. (WTVQ)- State police are investigating after a serious crash Saturday in Estill County. According to state police, two people were airlifted to the hospital after the crash on Highway 89. Three others were taken to the hospital by ambulance. No word tonight on how those people are doing.
A quiet Saturday after Friday night’s big celebrations
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A quiet Saturday after Friday night’s big celebrations

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- It felt eerily quiet Saturday in Lexington after Friday night’s celebrations near campus. This is what state street looked like Saturday after street sweepers came through to clean up earlier that morning. It’s quite a different picture from what was seen Friday night. It was crazy! Lexington police say they made two […]
Kentucky lawyer pleads guilty in massive disability scheme
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Kentucky lawyer pleads guilty in massive disability scheme

A Kentucky lawyer accused of conspiring to defraud the government of nearly $600 million in federal disability payments has entered a guilty plea.
Limestone Ave. businesses get ready for the Sweet 16
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Limestone Ave. businesses get ready for the Sweet 16

Businesses along Limestone Avenue are expecting a big boost in business Friday night because the University of Kentucky men's basketball team is playing in the Sweet 16.
Faculty votes no confidence in Kentucky State board
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Faculty votes no confidence in Kentucky State board

The faculty at Kentucky State University has voted to express no confidence in the school's Board of Regents after a search for a new president.
Paramedics advance emergency pediatric skills with materials from pork industry
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Paramedics advance emergency pediatric skills with materials from pork industry

On Friday, 36 paramedics from around the state visited Lexington's Fire Training Center to advance their skills in emergency care for children.
Attorney general seeks to intervene in records lawsuit
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Attorney general seeks to intervene in records lawsuit

Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear is asking to intervene in another open records dispute between a university and student publications.
TRAFFIC ALERT: I-64 pothole repairs continue, I-75 lane closures announced
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TRAFFIC ALERT: I-64 pothole repairs continue, I-75 lane closures announced

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) is alerting motorists to a couple of road projects going on in the area over the next few days.
NCAA Fans, prepare for parking restrictions around UK Campus Fri-Sat
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NCAA Fans, prepare for parking restrictions around UK Campus Fri-Sat

As the University of Kentucky men’s basketball team heads into the NCAA Sweet 16, the Lexington Police Department is implementing parking restrictions near the UK campus.
LPD: Lexington Police find stolen vehicle abandoned
4 days ago
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LPD: Lexington Police find stolen vehicle abandoned

Police say a car that was stolen from a Speedway on Paris Pike in Georgetown was found on Oakwood Drive in Lexington early Friday morning.
LPD asking for help identifying robbery suspect
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LPD asking for help identifying robbery suspect

Officers say at around 10:00 p.m. Sunday, March 19, a man entered the Quality Inn on Newtown Court and told the front desk clerk, “This is a robbery.”
LPD:  Driver holding a beer at crash scene when officers arrived
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LPD: Driver holding a beer at crash scene when officers arrived

Lexington Police say when officers arrived at the scene of a car crash Thursday night, the driver was lying in a yard holding a beer.
Accused rapist captured after six months on the run
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Accused rapist captured after six months on the run

A man accused of raping and robbing a Winchester woman is in jail in Clark County after six-months on the run, according to authorities.
Kentucky Theatre to show UK-UCLA game for free
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Kentucky Theatre to show UK-UCLA game for free

Solid Blue Fans will be able to watch the Kentucky-UCLA game for free on a really big screen Friday night.
Grayhawk man arrested after murder conviction holds up in court
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Grayhawk man arrested after murder conviction holds up in court

The Laurel County Sheriff says a Grayhawk man has been arrested in connection to a June 2014 traffic crash which killed another man.
UPDATE: Victim in fatal Mt. Sterling collision was Montgomery HS student
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UPDATE: Victim in fatal Mt. Sterling collision was Montgomery HS student

A statement released by Montgomery County Schools confirms that the victim in a fatal multi-vehicle collision in Mount Sterling was a student at Montgomery County High School.
KSP: One dead in Pike Co. house fire
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KSP: One dead in Pike Co. house fire

Kentucky State Police say one person has died after a house fire in the Island Creek community of Pike County early Thursday morning.
Winchester  forum to discuss overdoses, Narcan training
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Winchester forum to discuss overdoses, Narcan training

The Clark County Agency for Substance Abuse Policy will be holding a community forum Thursday evening to discuss overdose prevention.
Mayor Jim Gray: Friday declared Blue-White Day in Lexington
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Mayor Jim Gray: Friday declared Blue-White Day in Lexington

An announcement from Lexington Mayor Jim Gray on Thursday is hardly likely to draw much in the way of controversy.
Flu season’s unsung victim: blood donations
5 days ago
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Flu season’s unsung victim: blood donations

Even though spring is here, the flu season is still hanging around, and Kentucky Blood Center (KBC) is feeling the effects.
London PD offer reward in stolen credit card case
5 days ago
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London PD offer reward in stolen credit card case

London police are asking for help from the public in identifying a suspect.
KSP investigating after deadly shooting involving Owsley Co. deputy
5 days ago
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KSP investigating after deadly shooting involving Owsley Co. deputy

Kentucky State Police are investigating after an Owsley County deputy fatally shot a suspect on a domestic dispute call.
Georgetown restaurant a complete loss after early morning fire
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Georgetown restaurant a complete loss after early morning fire

Firefighters say a fire gutted a Georgetown restaurant early Thursday morning.
Woman accused of stealing thousands from former employer
5 days ago
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Woman accused of stealing thousands from former employer

Lori Sue Hardin is accused of stealing $14,000 from her former employer.
Small fire in Fayette Mall food court
5 days ago
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Small fire in Fayette Mall food court

There was a small fire in the Fayette Mall food court Wednesday night after hours, according to the Lexington Fire Department.
Search on for two men who ran from car at end of police chase
5 days ago
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Search on for two men who ran from car at end of police chase

State Police are looking for two men they say ran from a car at the end of a police chase in Fayette County Wednesday night.
Cats head to Memphis
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Cats head to Memphis

The University of Kentucky's men's basketball team is on its way to Memphis for the Sweet 16 tournament.
Fayette Co. High School students pitch business ideas
5 days ago
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Fayette Co. High School students pitch business ideas

Lexington's next generation of entrepreneurs faced off in a "Shark Tank" style competition on Wednesday.
WHAS grant secures iPads for students with disabilities
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WHAS grant secures iPads for students with disabilities

Thanks to a grant from WHAS Crusade for Children, every MSD teacher in Fayette County Public Schools has received a brand-new iPad for use with students who have moderate to severe disabilities.
TRAFFIC ALERT: Closure to continue for KY 1941 bridge in Mercer Co.
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TRAFFIC ALERT: Closure to continue for KY 1941 bridge in Mercer Co.

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) says that a temporary closure is scheduled to continue for a bridge located on KY 1941/New Dixville Road in Mercer County.
UPDATE: Second suspect in Lexington bank robbery arrested in Georgia
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UPDATE: Second suspect in Lexington bank robbery arrested in Georgia

A Lexington man wanted in connection with a February bank robbery has been arrested in Georgia.
Calipari, Stoops sign two-year extensions
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Calipari, Stoops sign two-year extensions

Kentucky men’s basketball head coach John Calipari and football head coach Mark Stoops have each agreed to two-year extensions to their respective contracts, Athletics Director Mitch Barnhart announced on Wednesday.
Victim in March 17 multi-vehicle crash dies
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Victim in March 17 multi-vehicle crash dies

The Fayette County Coroner says a woman involved in a multi-vehicle wreck on New Circle Road and Nicholasville Road on March 17th has died.
SBA to offer low-interest loans to severe weather victims
6 days ago
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SBA to offer low-interest loans to severe weather victims

Beginning Thursday, the U.S. Small Business Association (SBA) will be offering low-interest loans to businesses and residents affected by the severe thunderstorms, tornadoes, winds and hail from Feb. 28 through March 1, 2017.
Jessamine Co. crash kills woman, dog
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Jessamine Co. crash kills woman, dog

The Jessamine County Sheriff says a woman and a dog were killed in a crash on Brannon Road, near the Fayette County line.
KYTC: Construction picks up on Mtn Pkwy expansion projects near Salyersville
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KYTC: Construction picks up on Mtn Pkwy expansion projects near Salyersville

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says contractors are pushing ahead with construction on Restaurant Row, the busiest segment of the Mountain Parkway Expansion.
EKU game design program ranks 47th internationally
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EKU game design program ranks 47th internationally

A survey in the Princeton Review ranked Eastern Kentucky University's game design program 47th of 150 institutions offering game design coursework and/or degrees in the United States, Canada, and some other countries.
2 get out of Lexington house fire safely
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2 get out of Lexington house fire safely

2 people were able to exit their home safely after a fire broke out, according to Lexington police.
UPDATE: Whitley Co. mother indicted in shooting death of husband, daughters
6 days ago
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UPDATE: Whitley Co. mother indicted in shooting death of husband, daughters

A grand jury has indicted a Whitley County woman accused of fatally shooting her husband and two teenage daughters.
3 teens arrested in stolen guns case
6 days ago
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3 teens arrested in stolen guns case

The Jessamine County Sheriff, working with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, made three arrests Tuesday evening in an investigation into stolen firearms.
LPD: Woman punched during robbery in parking lot
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LPD: Woman punched during robbery in parking lot

A woman was injured during a robbery in Lexington Wednesday morning.
Court documents: Man impersonated officer to get money for a TV
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Court documents: Man impersonated officer to get money for a TV

Travis Hacker is accused of impersonating an officer to make a pawn shop buy a television from him.
UK teaches ways to “party smart” before NCAA celebrations
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UK teaches ways to “party smart” before NCAA celebrations

As the Cats continue preparing for the Sweet Sixteen, so too are the students and staff on campus. As part of those preparations, students are learning how to host safe parties.
LPD:  Car runs red light, flips, hits house; DUI suspected
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LPD: Car runs red light, flips, hits house; DUI suspected

Lexington Police are investigating a crash as a possible DUI that left two people injured, a car on its roof and the front of a house damaged.
KSP:  Toddler dies in accidental shooting
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KSP: Toddler dies in accidental shooting

A four-year boy died Tuesday in what appears to be an accidental shooting in Robertson County, according to State Police.
Judge suspended again for actions in child custody case
6 days ago
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Judge suspended again for actions in child custody case

A Kentucky judge has been suspended without pay for the second time for her actions in a child custody case.
Lexington church hopes to start conversation
6 days ago
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Lexington church hopes to start conversation

Two banners now hang outside Saint Paul Catholic Church on West Short Street welcoming immigrants and refugees.
#VoiceofJustice video contest to raise awareness of sexual assault
6 days ago
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#VoiceofJustice video contest to raise awareness of sexual assault

Kentucky's Attorney General Andy Beshear is partnering with the Kentucky Association of Sexual Assault Programs to help raise raise awareness about sexual assaults on college campuses.
Lexington Special Olympics athlete earns bronze in World Winter Games
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Lexington Special Olympics athlete earns bronze in World Winter Games

Lexington Special Olympics skier Patrick Tutsch claimed a bronze medal in the Super G slalom event in Austria on Sunday.
UPDATE: Suspect charged in restaurant tip jar theft
6 days ago
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UPDATE: Suspect charged in restaurant tip jar theft

Police in Lexington says a suspect in the theft of a restaurant's tip jar has been identified and charged.
Stanford PD: Teen charged in alleged sodomy on school bus
6 days ago
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Stanford PD: Teen charged in alleged sodomy on school bus

A Lincoln Co. teen has been arrested and charged with 2 counts of sodomy, after reportedly engaging in a sex act with a 14-year-old girl, and an 11-year-old boy.
Major meth bust in Knox Co. nets 3 arrests
7 days ago
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Major meth bust in Knox Co. nets 3 arrests

The Knox County Sheriff says a search warrant on a Flat Lick home netted one of the largest amounts of crystal meth ever seized in the county.
Grand jury to consider Pike Co. shooting case
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Grand jury to consider Pike Co. shooting case

No charges have been filed after a shooting that injured a woman in Pike County on Saturday, March 18th.
UPDATE: About 11,000 participants join “On the Table”
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UPDATE: About 11,000 participants join “On the Table”

The Blue Grass Community Foundation says that about 11,000 Lexington residents participated in "On the Table," a series of community-wide conversations about what makes the city great and what can be done to make it even better.
UPDATE: Police identify suspect, victim in deadly Frankfort shooting
7 days ago
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UPDATE: Police identify suspect, victim in deadly Frankfort shooting

Police in Frankfort are releasing additional information about a fatal shooting Monday afternoon.
Dental clinic offers $1K, Ipad Mini in Jessamine Co. student video contest
7 days ago
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Dental clinic offers $1K, Ipad Mini in Jessamine Co. student video contest

Now in its third year, M.R. Bishop DMD & Associates, a dental care organization serving Jessamine County and surrounding areas, is partnering with White, Greer & Maggard Orthodontics and Kentucky Bank to offer Jessamine County Students the opportunity to win $1,000 and an iPad Mini.
AG seeks to intervene in open records case
7 days ago
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AG seeks to intervene in open records case

Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear wants to join in an open records dispute between Kentucky State University and a student newspaper.
UPDATE: KSP locates missing Falmouth teen
7 days ago
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UPDATE: KSP locates missing Falmouth teen

Kentucky State Police sent out a release on Tuesday saying they found a missing Falmouth teen.
UPDATE: Missing teen located
7 days ago
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UPDATE: Missing teen located

The Laurel County Sheriff says that missing 16-year-old, Joshua Sawyers, was found safe early Tuesday morning.
Car hits Mount Sterling home
7 days ago
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Car hits Mount Sterling home

A birthday celebration ended abruptly for one man, when he crashed his car into a friend's home early Tuesday morning.
Suspect in multi-state burglaries in custody in Lexington
7 days ago
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Suspect in multi-state burglaries in custody in Lexington

A man wanted in home burglaries in several states is in custody in Lexington.
LPD: Customers in store during robbery
7 days ago
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LPD: Customers in store during robbery

A Speedway was robbed with three customers in the store.
Lexington Police will have new tool for NCAA crowd control this year
1 week ago
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Lexington Police will have new tool for NCAA crowd control this year

Police in Lexington are hoping for rain Friday as the Cats take UCLA in the Sweet Sixteen.
Man found dead in drainage ditch
1 week ago
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Man found dead in drainage ditch

A man was found dead in Pulaski County by a passerby.
Furnace catches fire in London plant
1 week ago
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Furnace catches fire in London plant

No damage reported, after a small fire is quickly put out at a London business.
McConnell friend Amul Thapar being named to appeals court
1 week ago
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McConnell friend Amul Thapar being named to appeals court

President Donald Trump has announced he is nominating U.S. District Judge Amul R. Thapar of Kentucky to serve on the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
Sports history on display in Smithsonian exhibit in Wayland
1 week ago
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Sports history on display in Smithsonian exhibit in Wayland

Football, basketball, swimming and other sports are being showcased in a new Smithsonian exhibit in eastern Kentucky.
Old Friends now offering vacation cottage
1 week ago
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Old Friends now offering vacation cottage

GEORGETOWN, Ky. (WTVQ) – Old Friends, the Thoroughbred Retirement Facility in Georgetown, is now offering a vacation cottage for visitors. Old Friends is a non-profit organization that cares for more than 170 retired racehorses. The new vacation cottage, a two-story colonial home adjacent to the Old Friends farm, the  will be available for week-long rentals […]
Mother of 5 charged with wanton endangerment of her children
1 week ago
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Mother of 5 charged with wanton endangerment of her children

A Clark County woman is behind bars, after police charged her with the wanton endangerment of her five children.
Novelis, United Way grant supports STEM initiatives in Madison Co.
1 week ago
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Novelis, United Way grant supports STEM initiatives in Madison Co.

The future of science and technology education in Madison County Public Schools got a little brighter on Monday, thanks to a generous grant from the United Way of the Bluegrass, and aluminum recycling company Novelis.
Sweet 16 t-shirts hit Wildcat Wearhouse
1 week ago
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Sweet 16 t-shirts hit Wildcat Wearhouse

Solid Blue fans have the chance now to load up on some Sweet 16-centric gear.
KSU consultant in running for Eastern New Mexico U’s presidency
1 week ago
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KSU consultant in running for Eastern New Mexico U’s presidency

Eastern New Mexico University says five finalists from universities in Kentucky, Louisiana, Iowa, Michigan and Tennessee are in the running to be become its next president.
Perry County drug court receives $1.3M in federal grants
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Perry County drug court receives $1.3M in federal grants

An eastern Kentucky drug court has received $1.3 million in federal grants that will allow it to expand treatment services to those who need it most.
Proposal would build baseball stadium near Rupp Arena
1 week ago
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Proposal would build baseball stadium near Rupp Arena

A new downtown baseball stadium for the Lexington Legends is among the proposals submitted for a nearly 20-acre parking lot across from Rupp Arena.
Toyota Blue Grass hopeful McCraken works at Keeneland
1 week ago
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Toyota Blue Grass hopeful McCraken works at Keeneland

Whitham Thoroughbreds’ undefeated graded stakes winner McCraken, who arrived at Keeneland on Thursday to begin preparations for the $1 million Toyota Blue Grass (G2) on April 8, worked five furlongs in one minute flat Monday with jockey Brian Hernandez Jr. aboard.
Two sought for passing bad checks in Jessamine Co.
1 week ago
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Two sought for passing bad checks in Jessamine Co.

Police in Nicholasville are asking for help from the public in identifying two women they say passed stolen checks at 3 banks in Nicholasville and Wilmore.
Texas fugitive arrested in Laurel Co.
1 week ago
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Texas fugitive arrested in Laurel Co.

Kentucky State Police say a fugitive from Texas is behind bars after a Trooper pulled him over for a traffic violation.
LPD: Hotel clerk robbed overnight
1 week ago
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LPD: Hotel clerk robbed overnight

Lexington Police say they were called to the Quality Inn Northwest hotel around 10:45 Sunday night.
MCSO: Driver pulled from car before it explodes
1 week ago
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MCSO: Driver pulled from car before it explodes

A driver was pulled from a fiery crash in Mercer County. The Sheriff's Office says the car exploded as soon as crews pulled the man from the vehicle.
Police chase in Pulaski County
1 week ago
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Police chase in Pulaski County

SOMERSET, Ky. (WTVQ)- Two people have been arrested after a police chase that ended in Somerset Saturday night. According to the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office, an undercover detective noticed 33-year-old Dustin Jolly trying to drive away from his home as deputies were on their way there to serve a warrant. The detective tried to pull […]
Clark County crash leaves one woman dead
1 week ago
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Clark County crash leaves one woman dead

CLARK COUNTY. Ky. (WTVQ)- A car crash Sunday afternoon leaves a woman dead in Clark County. Deputies say they’re not sure what caused the three car crash, but they think it was a head on collision. Responders used the jaws of life to remove the woman who died and one other passenger from a black SUV. Deputies […]
Two injured in Bath County crash
1 week ago
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Two injured in Bath County crash

OWINGSVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ)- The Morehead Post 8 of the Kentucky State Police received multiple 911 calls regarding a one vehicle accident on I-64 near the 118 mile marker before 2 Sunday afternoon. Upon further investigation, it was determined that Kenneth Shoptaw, 39, of Inez, Kentucky was traveling eastbound on the interstate when he crossed into the […]
Man accused of armed robbery of a car, fleeing police
1 week ago
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Man accused of armed robbery of a car, fleeing police

A man is behind bars in Montgomery County after leading police on a multi-county chase Saturday.
Nine-year-old fighting cancer inspires Versailles community to give blood
1 week ago
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Nine-year-old fighting cancer inspires Versailles community to give blood

The Versailles community learned a big lesson Saturday from one of its smallest members.
Police look for suspects in early morning shooting
1 week ago
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Police look for suspects in early morning shooting

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Lexington police are looking for suspects involved in an early morning shooting on Saturday. Police say shots were fired around 3 A.M. at the Pegasus Place Apartments on Larkin Road near Malabu Drive. Officers say they found shell casings in a back parking lot plus damage to cars. No one was hurt.
Pitbull attack update
1 week ago
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Pitbull attack update

NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ)- We have an update to a story we first brought you Friday. Nicholasville police will file charges against the owner of a pitbull that allegedly attacked a former mayor and killed his dog. This is according to Jessamine County Animal Care and Control. Former Mayor John Martin says the pitbull attacked him and […]
Frustrated constituents express concern in an “empty suits town hall”
1 week ago
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Frustrated constituents express concern in an “empty suits town hall”

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Okay, picture this for a moment.   Dozens of people expressing their concerns to three mannequins in suits on stage at the Kentucky Theater. That’s just what dozens of people did today at an event they called an “Empty suits” town hall. Organizers say they’re frustrated because they feel their congressional representatives don’t […]
Protest in Lexington over House GOP healthcare replacement plan
1 week ago
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Protest in Lexington over House GOP healthcare replacement plan

A group protested the U.S. .House GOP healthcare replacement plan Friday in Lexington.
Authorities asking for assistance in finding missing teenager
1 week ago
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Authorities asking for assistance in finding missing teenager

Authorities are asking for help in finding a missing teenager.
UPDATE:  Dog accused in vicious attack found, quarantined
1 week ago
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UPDATE: Dog accused in vicious attack found, quarantined

A pit bull accused of attacking the former mayor of Nicholasville and killing his dog, has been found and quarantined, according to Jessamine County Animal Care and Control.
Three State Troopers injured in pursuit in Harlan County
1 week ago
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Three State Troopers injured in pursuit in Harlan County

Three Kentucky State Troopers were injured in a pursuit in Harlan County on Friday, including one who was pinned between a guardrail and the pursuit pickup truck, according to KSP.
Farmers shocked by condition of crops after week of freeze warnings
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Farmers shocked by condition of crops after week of freeze warnings

This weekend, farmers will continue surveying crop damage after several days of freeze warnings.
In Appalachia, some worry about Trump’s budget proposal
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In Appalachia, some worry about Trump’s budget proposal

President Donald Trump's proposal to eliminate the Appalachian Regional Commission has alarmed many throughout the region that have relied on the federal agency for a job.
UPDATE: Former mayor speaks out on dog attack
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UPDATE: Former mayor speaks out on dog attack

Former Nicholasville mayor John Martin has opened up about a dog attack he was involved in Thursday afternoon
Defense Attorney asks for more time to prepare for Daniel Ellis Murder Trial
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Defense Attorney asks for more time to prepare for Daniel Ellis Murder Trial

The trial for the murder of Richmond Police Officer Daniel Ellis was scheduled to begin in July, but could be delayed for at least another year.
Ellis Safety Coalition, law enforcement to hold safety forums in Madison Co.
2 weeks ago
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Ellis Safety Coalition, law enforcement to hold safety forums in Madison Co.

The Madison County Sheriff is alerting the public to a series of upcoming forums that will focus on safety in the community.
UPDATE: Victim in Feb. 28 collision on Versailles Rd. dies
2 weeks ago
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UPDATE: Victim in Feb. 28 collision on Versailles Rd. dies

The Fayette County Coroner says a woman involved in a collision with a cement truck on Versailles Road in February has died.
Class offered for women who want to learn outdoor skills
2 weeks ago
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Class offered for women who want to learn outdoor skills

The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife is offering a class for women to learn basic skills for outdoor activities such as hunting and fishing.
Reward offered in search for convicted felon
2 weeks ago
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Reward offered in search for convicted felon

Kentucky State Police, along with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, are looking for a convicted felon.
RFD: One displaced after apartment fire in downtown Richmond
2 weeks ago
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RFD: One displaced after apartment fire in downtown Richmond

According to the Richmond Fire Department, one person has been displaced after his apartment caught fire around 4:00 a.m. Friday morning.
Search on for missing Garrard County man
2 weeks ago
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Search on for missing Garrard County man

Authorities are searching for a missing Garrard County man who has a history of mental illness, according to Garrard County Emergency Management.
UPDATE:  Missing 14-year old girl found safe
2 weeks ago
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UPDATE: Missing 14-year old girl found safe

A missing 14-year old girl in Laurel County was found safe, according to the Laurel County Sheriff's Office.
Man, woman and teen scuffle with deputies during drug bust
2 weeks ago
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Man, woman and teen scuffle with deputies during drug bust

The Laurel County Sheriff's Office says a man, woman and teenaged girl scuffled with deputies during a drug bust Thursday afternoon.
Another arrest made in robbery and assault case
2 weeks ago
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Another arrest made in robbery and assault case

A man is arrested in connection to a robbery and assault case.
Rescheduled lane closure for Versailles Road in Fayette County
2 weeks ago
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Rescheduled lane closure for Versailles Road in Fayette County

A temporary lane closure is rescheduled for US 60/Versailles Road in Fayette County, according to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.
UPDATE:  Old Frankfort Pike reopens after oil spill
2 weeks ago
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UPDATE: Old Frankfort Pike reopens after oil spill

Old Frankfort Pike in Lexington reopened Thursday night after being closed for hours following an oil spill, according to Lexington Police.
KYTC: drivers should see safety improvements on US 25
2 weeks ago
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KYTC: drivers should see safety improvements on US 25

Safety improvements are coming to a dangerous and deadly stretch of US 25 in Scott County.
Lexington Christian Academy closed Friday due to illness
2 weeks ago
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Lexington Christian Academy closed Friday due to illness

Lexington Christian Academy (LCA) is closed Friday, March 17, 2017, due to illness.
TRAFFIC ALERT: Old Frankfort Pike shut down in both directions
2 weeks ago
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TRAFFIC ALERT: Old Frankfort Pike shut down in both directions

Both directions of Old Frankfort Pike have been shut down due to a large oil spill, according to Lexington Traffic Management.
Study: Lexington needs over 22K housing units by 2025
2 weeks ago
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Study: Lexington needs over 22K housing units by 2025

A study commissioned by the Fayette Urban County Government, the Lexington Downtown Development Authority, and a group of Lexington stakeholders says that the city will need over 22,000 housing units in the next ten years to meet demand.
Wanton endangerment charges after suspect throws M-80 at off-duty deputy
2 weeks ago
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Wanton endangerment charges after suspect throws M-80 at off-duty deputy

The Laurel County Sheriff says two people are behind bars after one of them threw an M-80 explosive firework at an off-duty deputy's vehicle.
More details emerge in US 25 school bus collision
2 weeks ago
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More details emerge in US 25 school bus collision

No students were injured after a Scott County school bus and a garbage truck had a minor collision today, on a road that's been called unsafe by residents in the past.
New community flag unveiled at Lexington Christian Academy
2 weeks ago
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New community flag unveiled at Lexington Christian Academy

Students from Lexington Christian Academy, along with Mayor Jim Gray and Councilmember Amanda Mays Bledsoe, were on-hand Thursday morning at the school as Lexington new community flag was unveiled.
Versailles blood drive to honor 9-year-old battling cancer
2 weeks ago
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Versailles blood drive to honor 9-year-old battling cancer

The Versailles community will have a blood drive Saturday in honor of one of its youngest citizens, according to the Kentucky Blood Center.
UPDATE: After Polo Club outage restored, power lost along Alexandria Drive
2 weeks ago
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UPDATE: After Polo Club outage restored, power lost along Alexandria Drive

Following a power outage that left nearly 3,000 residents without electricity in the Polo Club area of Lexington Thursday morning, a second outage along Versailles Road and Alexandria Drive has been reported.
Family escapes Scott Co. fire; home destroyed
2 weeks ago
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Family escapes Scott Co. fire; home destroyed

A family of three are safe, but without a home after a house fire in Scott County early Thursday morning.
UPDATE:  Man who died in construction fall identified
2 weeks ago
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UPDATE: Man who died in construction fall identified

The Franklin County coroner identified a construction worker who fell to his death on Wednesday.
Winchester Road reopens following fluid spill from accident
2 weeks ago
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Winchester Road reopens following fluid spill from accident

The busy Lexington intersection of Winchester Road and Patchen Wilkes Drive was closed for two-hours Wednesday night due to a fluid spill following a collision, according to Lexington Police.
LPD:  DUI possible in 4-vehicle crash at busy Lexington intersection
2 weeks ago
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LPD: DUI possible in 4-vehicle crash at busy Lexington intersection

Lexington Police say the driver who caused a four-vehicle collision may have been under the influence.
UK Students/Faculty get free steak dinner if Cats win national title
2 weeks ago
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UK Students/Faculty get free steak dinner if Cats win national title

If the UK men win the 2017 NCAA championship, Lexington-based Bluegrass Hospitality Group (BHG), owner of Malone’s Steakhouse, will provide UK students and faculty a steak dinner.
Lexington firefighters practice fighting house fire
2 weeks ago
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Lexington firefighters practice fighting house fire

Lexington firefighters practiced fighting a house fire during a controlled burn Wednesday.
Senate passes charter school bill
2 weeks ago
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Senate passes charter school bill

The state Senate has approved a bill that would allow charter schools in Kentucky for the first time.
Letcher Co. business owner sentenced over false tax returns
2 weeks ago
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Letcher Co. business owner sentenced over false tax returns

A business owner, who previously admitted he underreported more than $5 million in income over the course of three years, has been sentenced to 30 months in federal prison.
UPDATE: Madison Co. man sentenced to 10 years on child porn charges
2 weeks ago
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UPDATE: Madison Co. man sentenced to 10 years on child porn charges

A Madison County man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for possessing and distributing child pornography.
LPD: 12-year-old girl administered CPR to overdose victim
2 weeks ago
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LPD: 12-year-old girl administered CPR to overdose victim

A 12-year-old girl is being credited for possibly saving the life of a man suffering fro ma drug overdose Wednesday morning, according to a report published in the Lexington Herald-Leader.
Fatal construction accident in Franklin Co.
2 weeks ago
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Fatal construction accident in Franklin Co.

The Franklin County Sheriff says a construction worker has died after an accident at a home on Switzer Lane.
“On the Table” event aims to open city-wide dialogue on Lexington’s future
2 weeks ago
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“On the Table” event aims to open city-wide dialogue on Lexington’s future

A local organization is inviting Lexington residents to come together on March 15th for a city-wide conversation on how to collaboratively build and maintain a strong, safe and dynamic community.
LFD: Free smoke alarms in Fayette Co. if Wildcats win Friday
2 weeks ago
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LFD: Free smoke alarms in Fayette Co. if Wildcats win Friday

The Lexington Fire Department is ready to sound the alarm, so to speak, if UK wins their game against Northern Kentucky University this Friday.
Labor Cabinet offering free safety courses
2 weeks ago
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Labor Cabinet offering free safety courses

The Kentucky Labor Cabinet is hosting free occupational safety training in Lexington.
Traffic stop leads to 2 arrests in Richmond
2 weeks ago
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Traffic stop leads to 2 arrests in Richmond

The Madison Co. Sheriff says a man and a woman are behind bars after being pulled over Monday on a traffic violation.
UPDATE: Fire Department calls fire at Peddler’s Mall arson
2 weeks ago
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UPDATE: Fire Department calls fire at Peddler’s Mall arson

The Lexington Fire Department says an investigation into a fire Monday night at the Peddler's Mall in Lexington found that the fire was intentionally set.
Fugitive in stolen car arrested in Laurel Co.
2 weeks ago
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Fugitive in stolen car arrested in Laurel Co.

Kentucky State Police say a traffic stop led to the arrest of a fugitive who was in a car that had been reported stolen.
TRAFFIC ALERT: Lane closures scheduled for Versailles Rd.
2 weeks ago
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TRAFFIC ALERT: Lane closures scheduled for Versailles Rd.

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) is alerting motorists to a few lane closures scheduled on Versailles Road Thursday evening into Friday morning.
Clay Co. man charged on child sexual exploitation offenses
2 weeks ago
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Clay Co. man charged on child sexual exploitation offenses

Kentucky State Police with the Electronic Crime Branch say they arrested 36-year-old Douglas A. Gibson at about 7:15 p.m. Tuesday evening on charges related to distribution and possession of matter portraying a sex performance of a minor.
UPDATE: Suspect in Metro PCS robbery arrested
2 weeks ago
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UPDATE: Suspect in Metro PCS robbery arrested

Lexington Police say they've made an arrest after releasing surveillance video of a suspect in the robbery of the Metro PCS store on Alexandria Drive on March 9th.
Free steaks for 15K students if N. Kentucky tops Kentucky
2 weeks ago
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Free steaks for 15K students if N. Kentucky tops Kentucky

A Cincinnati-area restaurateur says he'll buy steak dinners for Northern Kentucky University's 15,000 students if the men's basketball team wins its first-ever NCAA Tournament game by beating No. 6-ranked Kentucky.
Jessamine Co. Sheriff looking for 3 missing minors
2 weeks ago
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Jessamine Co. Sheriff looking for 3 missing minors

The Jessamine County Sheriff is asking for help from the public in locating 3 missing juveniles.
Scott County landfill protesters hope zoning appeal will slow expansion
2 weeks ago
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Scott County landfill protesters hope zoning appeal will slow expansion

A big crowd of people gathered at Scott County High School Tuesday night for the latest step in the controversial landfill expansion process.
Estill County storm victims continue to receive assistance
2 weeks ago
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Estill County storm victims continue to receive assistance

The Estill County Emergency Management Agency continues to help residents affected by the storms earlier this month.
Escapee captured trying to scale downtown building
2 weeks ago
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Escapee captured trying to scale downtown building

An escapee was captured trying to scale the wall of a downtown building in Lexington on Tuesday, according to the Office of Fayette County Sheriff.
High flu numbers cause concern for the KHSAA Sweet 16
2 weeks ago
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High flu numbers cause concern for the KHSAA Sweet 16

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- There are 321 confirmed cases of the flu in Lexington to date and the numbers keep rising. ABC 36 has reported on several school closures due to illness in 2017 and now with thousands of fans expected to pack Rupp Arena for the KHSAA Sweet 16, health officials are trying to make […]
Community helping neighbor after hit-and-run accident kills his service dog
2 weeks ago
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Community helping neighbor after hit-and-run accident kills his service dog

The community is helping their neighbor hurt in a hit-and-run accident last week.
UK reports armed robbery attempt on campus
2 weeks ago
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UK reports armed robbery attempt on campus

The University of Kentucky sent out an alert at around 2:40 p.m., reporting an armed robbery attempt on campus.
Perry Co. crash kills one
2 weeks ago
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Perry Co. crash kills one

Kentucky State Police are investigating after a fatal crash that killed a man early Monday evening.
Dewitt man charged with murder in Knox Co. stabbing
2 weeks ago
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Dewitt man charged with murder in Knox Co. stabbing

Kentucky State Police say a man has been charged with murder after a stabbing at a home on Moores Creek Road in Knox County.
Winburn, Dunbar lead FCPS in Governor’s Cup finals
2 weeks ago
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Winburn, Dunbar lead FCPS in Governor’s Cup finals

Winburn Middle School placed sixth, and Paul Laurence Dunbar High School finished seventh in the 2017 Governor’s Cup state finals, which ended March 13.
“On the Table” event to give voice to Hope Center homeless, addicted
2 weeks ago
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“On the Table” event to give voice to Hope Center homeless, addicted

Homeless clients at Hope Center will participate in a unique event on Wednesday, May 15th, called "On the Table."
A first look inside Lexington’s new facility for the homeless
2 weeks ago
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A first look inside Lexington’s new facility for the homeless

During frigid temperatures two of Lexington's shelters open their doors to welcome the homeless from the cold.
Companies file for bankruptcy after radioactive waste fines
2 weeks ago
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Companies file for bankruptcy after radioactive waste fines

A business owner and his two firms that were fined millions of dollars after being accused of illegally dumping low-level nuclear waste have all filed for bankruptcy in federal court.
Ronald T. Banks appointed as regent at Kentucky State
2 weeks ago
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Ronald T. Banks appointed as regent at Kentucky State

Gov. Matt Bevin has appointed Ronald T. Banks as a regent at Kentucky State University in Frankfort.
Police investigate double shooting in Lexington
2 weeks ago
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Police investigate double shooting in Lexington

Lexington police say they are not getting a lot of cooperation from two shooting victims.
Two suspects arrested, two at-large in robbery-assault
2 weeks ago
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Two suspects arrested, two at-large in robbery-assault

Two Lexington men were arrested and two other suspects were still on the loose in connection to a robbery and assault in Franklin County, according to State Police.
Brown chosen as next president of Kentucky State University
2 weeks ago
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Brown chosen as next president of Kentucky State University

Kentucky State University's board of regents has chosen M. Christopher Brown to be the school's 15th president following a sometimes controversial search.
Study: Toyota supports almost 30,000 jobs in Kentucky
2 weeks ago
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Study: Toyota supports almost 30,000 jobs in Kentucky

New numbers reveal what most of us already know, Toyota has a major economic impact on all of Kentucky. In fact, a study commissioned by the company shows it supports almost 30 thousand jobs statewide.
Former Morehead State coach agrees to diversion program
2 weeks ago
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Former Morehead State coach agrees to diversion program

Former Morehead State basketball coach Sean Woods will take part in a six-month pre-trial diversion program as part of his guilty plea to misdemeanor battery charges, according to a report by WEHT-TV in Evansville, Indiana.
Estill Co. still cleaning up after storms
2 weeks ago
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Estill Co. still cleaning up after storms

People in Estill County are still trying to put their lives back together after dangerous storms hit earlier this month.
Tech companies look to reinvent eastern Kentucky workforce
2 weeks ago
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Tech companies look to reinvent eastern Kentucky workforce

A Louisville-based software company says it is expanding its training program for eastern Kentucky students in regions hit hard by the loss of coal jobs.
New SEC Champion shirts keep Wildcat Wearhouse bust
2 weeks ago
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New SEC Champion shirts keep Wildcat Wearhouse bust

Wildcat Wearhouse has unveiled their new SEC Championship t-shirts.
Kentucky doctor found guilty of Medicaid fraud
2 weeks ago
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Kentucky doctor found guilty of Medicaid fraud

A jury in Pulaski County has found a physician guilty of receiving payment from Kentucky's Medicaid program for tobacco cessation counseling that he did not perform.
BBB: Watch out for NCAA ticket scams
2 weeks ago
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BBB: Watch out for NCAA ticket scams

March Madness is officially underway, and Better Business Bureau® serving Central & Eastern Kentucky is reminding basketball fans to steer clear of scams when searching for tickets to see their favorite teams compete in the NCAA Men’s Tournament.
Blue-White Spring Game ticket sales open to public
2 weeks ago
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Blue-White Spring Game ticket sales open to public

Free tickets for Kentucky football’s annual Blue-White Spring Game will be available to season ticket holders beginning this Monday, March 6, at 9 a.m. and to the general public on Monday, March 13, at 9 a.m.
Lexington boy survives two brain tumors, becomes police officer for a day
2 weeks ago
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Lexington boy survives two brain tumors, becomes police officer for a day

A 13-year-old boy who survived two bouts of cancer realized his dream of being a police officer courtesy of the Lexington Police Department.
Dover man arrested after investigation into rape of minor
2 weeks ago
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Dover man arrested after investigation into rape of minor

Kentucky State Police say a six-month investigation led to the arrest of a Dover man on charges related to the sexual abuse of a minor.
Study tracks financial impact of Toyota in Kentucky
2 weeks ago
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Study tracks financial impact of Toyota in Kentucky

A recent study by the Center for Automotive Research (CAR) shows Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky, Inc. (TMMK) is making a major impact on the Bluegrass State through strong jobs numbers, payroll, and capital and philanthropic investments.
Paris man sentenced to 11 years on child pornography charges
2 weeks ago
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Paris man sentenced to 11 years on child pornography charges

A Paris man has received an 11-year sentence on child pornography charges.
$40K donation allows helps expansion of cancer care at Saint Joseph East
2 weeks ago
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$40K donation allows helps expansion of cancer care at Saint Joseph East

The Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation, part of KentuckyOne Health, says they've received $40,000 in donations that helped with the expansion of KentuckyOne Health Cancer Care at Saint Joseph East.
LexTran bus hit by stray bullet in Lexington shooting
2 weeks ago
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LexTran bus hit by stray bullet in Lexington shooting

No one was injured after a LexTran bus was hit by a stray bullet from a shooting while dropping off passengers at the intersection of Woodhill and Codell drives.
Man arrested in murder-for-hire investigation
2 weeks ago
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Man arrested in murder-for-hire investigation

Kentucky State Police say a man has been arrested after they say he conspired to have four people, including two Whitley County court officials, murdered.
Lexington Fire Dept. calls house fire suspicious
2 weeks ago
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Lexington Fire Dept. calls house fire suspicious

Firefighters say a house fire in the 500 block of 7th Street caused significant damage to the back of the home.
KSP investigating fatal collision in Adair Co.
2 weeks ago
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KSP investigating fatal collision in Adair Co.

Kentucky State Police are investigating after a wreck on KY 61 claimed the life of one woman, and sent a man to the hospital.
Full scholarship programs to Lexington School accepting applications
2 weeks ago
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Full scholarship programs to Lexington School accepting applications

A pair of scholarship programs that aim to help low-income middle school boys and girls are currently taking applications.
Olive Hill getting grant to fix city water issues
2 weeks ago
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Olive Hill getting grant to fix city water issues

The city of Olive Hill in northeastern Kentucky has been approved for a $243,000 grant to fix its aging water system that is losing about half its capacity.
1 dead, 1 injured in Pulaski Co. car crash
2 weeks ago
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1 dead, 1 injured in Pulaski Co. car crash

The Pulaski County Sheriff says that a woman is dead after a wreck Sunday afternoon on Highway 70 in Eubank.
Teen who beat brain tumor gets to be cop for a day
2 weeks ago
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Teen who beat brain tumor gets to be cop for a day

A Leestown Middle School student is enjoying a very special birthday on Monday, living out his dream job as he hits 13 years old.
Fire starts in trash compactor at apartment complex
2 weeks ago
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Fire starts in trash compactor at apartment complex

Firefighters were called to the Rose Tower apartments in Lexington to a report of a fire in a trash compactor.
Fans greet Cats at airport after SEC tournament win
2 weeks ago
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Fans greet Cats at airport after SEC tournament win

These were die hard fans who braved the chilly weather to be the first one's to congratulate the Cats on their big tournament win.
Bell County Sheriff warns of phone scam
2 weeks ago
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Bell County Sheriff warns of phone scam

The Bell County Sheriff is urging people to be on the lookout for a telephone scam.