A former pastor accused of murdering three people in Danville in 2013 has now switched his plea to guilty.
A man has been arrested in connection to an afternoon shooting in Lexington.
Lexington Police are asking for the public's help in identifying two men who they say attempted to use a credit card that belong to someone else.
Get ready to run! The Bluegrass 10,000 office is opening for business.
Some neighboring towns are paying attention to Lexington's new panhandling ordinance because they think panhandlers might leave Lexington, and go to those other towns. Georgetown's mayor says his city could could soon pass an ordinance just like Lexington's.
The Valley View Ferry is closed until further notice due to high water conditions.
A former pastor accused of killing three people at a Kentucky pawn shop nearly four years ago has pleaded guilty.
According to the U.S. Attorney's Office a Cynthiana man was convicted on robbery charges.
Flags are to be flown at half-staff on Monday until noon.
A release from the Kentucky Department of Corrections says that an inmate at Northpoint Training Center walked away from the minimum-security facility Friday morning at around 7:00 a.m.
Rita Creech, one of four people accused in the murder of Officer Daniel Ellis, pleaded guilty in court Friday morning to a number of charges.
Lexington's Urban County Council voted Thursday night to strengthen the city's vicious-dog ordinance, according to a report in the Lexington Herald-Leader.
By a vote of 13-to-2, Lexington's Urban County Council Thursday night approved an ordinance that prohibits panhandlers and pedestrians from approaching vehicles at most major intersections.
Shaker Village to launch 'Restoring the Spiritual Center' project June 3.
Two men accused in connection to a stolen debit card from an armed robbery have been identified and warrants issued for their arrests, according to Lexington Police.
Bluegrass Care Navigators, previously Hospice of the Bluegrass, is recognized with two prestigious national awards.
Expect extra traffic downtown Thursday evening as high school graduations take place at Rupp Arena.
A frightening few moments for two Lexington residents after a tree fell into the back of a home.
Timothy LeRoy, who is a Quality Assurance Specialist Ammunition Surveillance (QASAS) at Blue Grass Army Depot (BGAD), received the highest recognition in his career field when he was named Army-wide QASAS of the Year for his grade level.
Officers of the Georgetown Police Department will be “ticketing” children who are caught wearing a helmet while they are riding their bicycle, skateboard, or rollerblading around town this summer.
Local residents received a chance to grab a cup of coffee with members of the Lexington Police Department on Thursday morning.
A final vote is scheduled Thursday evening on a new ordinance aimed at addressing Lexington's panhandling problem.
UK Athletics is confirming that Hamidou Diallo is returning for the 2017-2018 season.
Five teenagers were taken into custody, accused of breaking into Dunbar High School.
A variety of community leaders came together today in Lexington to celebrate the official ribbon cutting of the new Catholic Action Center location off Industry Road.
Lexington’s Division of Waste Management will adjust its collection schedule for the upcoming Memorial Day holiday.
A temporary lane closure on New Circle Road in Lexington has been rescheduled due to rain, according to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.
A teenager and her five-month old daughter are missing in Laurel County, according to the Laurel County Sheriff's Office.
ABC 36 takes an in-depth look at the growing Opioid epidemic in Kentucky and how drugs can impact you, your family, your friends, and your neighbors.
Walt and Debbie Rains lost their son Zac to a drug addiction.
Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Sec. Hal Heiner announced details on Wednesday about the Work Ready Kentucky Scholarship (WRKS), program.
One out of every six people get sick from a foodborne illness each year, and a few extra precautions can help keep your Memorial Day meals illness-free this year.
Officers say a Siler man is behind bars, charged with a DUI after hitting another car with his semi-truck while leaving a restaurant.
An arson investigation is underway after a fire at an apartment building in Transylvania Park.
The London Police Department has a new dual purpose K-9 who completed his two-month training process on Saturday, May 20th with handler Officer Jacob Bormann
A retired police dog has died just two days before the four-year anniversary of his partner's death in the line of duty.
As summer kicks off and families hit the road for vacations, the Lexington Police Department is reminding motorists to Click It or Ticket.
Lexington Parks & Recreation is currently accepting applications for laborers for the summer. Job duties for these positions may include maintenance, clean-up and mowing of park grounds and facilities, as well as special events support.
State officials are asking McCreary County residents to be cautious if they have an unexpected visit from someone claiming to be a social worker after reports have been made of impersonators contacting several local families.
A duplex on North Upper Street was hit by bullets Wednesday morning.
Camp Nelson National Cemetery and the Central Kentucky Veterans Committee (CKVC) will host its annual Memorial Day Ceremony Monday, 29 May 2017 at 11:00 a.m.
The Monday night terror attack in Manchester has some people in Lexington's Muslim community uneasy just days before the month of Ramadan. They say every time ISIS attacks, they worry it makes their religion look bad.
Traffic came to a standstill Tuesday night on southbound I-75 in Fayette County due to an accident, according to the Lexington Fire Department.
The Lexington Center Corporation releases statement about venue safety following the bombing at the arena in Manchester, England.
Two days after a stray bullet struck a 7-year-old Kentucky boy as he ate cake at his kitchen table, Louisville police are pleading for help in tracking down the child's killer.
The Valley View Ferry reopened Tuesday on a regular schedule after being closed since Sunday due to high water conditions.
Two men charged in connection to a deadly double shooting Monday in Lexington went before a judge.
On Tuesday, three Kentucky law enforcement officers who lost their lives in the line of duty were honored at the Kentucky Law Enforcement Memorial ceremony at the memorial monument site in Richmond.
Police in Lexington are in the midst of a homicide investigation after a shooting Monday night on Anderson Street left one person dead.
Commerce Lexington partnered with the Kentucky Blood Center to host a blood drive in honor of Commerce Lexington President Bob Quick.
In just a week we will be honoring the men and women who have died fighting for our country, but one group in Frankfort is getting a head start.
The Fayette County Board of Education unanimously approved a $492 million tentative budget, according to the school district.
Lexington Police responded to a shooting off of Winburn Drive just after 5 p.m. on Monday.
The Valley View Ferry is closed until further notice due to high water conditions.
Lexington Police are investigating a double shooting that left a 19-year old man dead and another man wounded.
Passengers traveling from Blue Grass Airport will soon see renamed parking areas and parking signage throughout the lots.
A Tennessee man says he spent five years in jail for a murder he did not commit because a Kentucky State Police detective and a former Kentucky sheriff lied to protect an accomplice who was related to the detective and bribing the sheriff.
Kentucky State Police say a man has been arrested in connection with a three-vehicle traffic crash on US HWY 27 in the Stearns community that killed one person.
The Kentucky Lottery says an anonymous person has stepped forward to claim their prize after a Lucky for Life ticket was sold in Powell County.
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says guardrail installation will require some lane closures in the overnight hours on New Circle Road this week.
Kentucky State Police say one person is dead after a wreck on US HWY-421 North late Sunday evening.
A non-profit group working for the good of persons living with disabilities made a lot of children happy Monday morning.
Lane E. Boldman, Executive Director of the Kentucky Conservation Committee, will discuss "Climate Change: Impact on Kentucky and the World" at a program in Frankfort on Monday.
Police in Frankfort are asking for help from the public in identifying three suspects in an armed robbery on Saturday.
The Eastern Rockcastle Water Association has lifted the boil water advisory for several locations.
At least one person has been hospitalized following a crash in Madison County.
The Kentucky Book Fair, which draws thousands each November, is moving to Lexington because of the pending demolition of the Frankfort Convention Center.
Authorities say a boy has died after a house fire in Kentucky that also killed his parents and sister
The custodial crew maintaining an interstate rest area in Clark County has won bragging rights across Kentucky.
A toddler found wandering a street in the middle of the night in Lexington, Kentucky, has been reunited with his family.
State police are investigating a fatal crash in Central City on US 62.
Scott County officials say human error is to blame for their sirens sounding off when there wasn't a tornado warning for the area.
A teenager is dead and another charged with murder after a car crash this weekend in Marshall County.
Several families are without homes after an apartment fire in Frankfort Sunday morning.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Kentucky leaders, doctors, and guests from all over the region came together Sunday to celebrate the opening of the new Shiners Medical Center. Our very own Tom Kenny and his wife Nancy Cox were the masters of ceremonies. Patients at the medical center helped the adults dedicate the new building and cut […]
LEXINGTON, KY. (WTVQ)- It was a special day for a Lexington church Sunday. The South Elkhorn Christian Church celebrated the 250th anniversary of the founding of the congregation Sunday. As part of the ceremony, a Bluegrass Trust plaque was unveiled after regular Sunday services. The congregation is one of the oldest continuously operation institutions of […]
Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Lexington St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway house will have a delayed opening at 2:30pm today, Sunday, May 21.
Police in Hamilton, Ohio say they have 41-year-old Kenneth Grubb from Manchester behind bars.
BELL COUNTY, KY (WTVQ)- Two people are behind bars in Bell County after a confrontation with a deputy trying to pull them over for drunk driving. According to the sheriff, 20-year-old Stacey Keck and her passenger, 21-year-old Tylan Sosnin, both from Pineville, cursed at the deputy. That deputy found a car turned over on Highway 92 […]
HOPKINS COUNTY, KY (WTVQ)- State police have charged a Hopkins County man for fleeing police, driving under the influence, and more after he led troopers on a chase Friday night. Troopers say 65-year-old James Morgan from Dawson Springs crashed his car, then continued driving. Troopers say around 6:45 Friday, Morgan drove over one hundred miles […]
A big welcome home planned for Saturday night was postponed due to weather.
The Fayette County Coroner says 55-year-old Kenneth Wilson from Morehead was in a head on crash around 1:45 Saturday morning.
Despite the rain, great weather for a picnic Saturday. About 1,500 people enjoyed one at Douglas Park in Lexington.
A wildly popular craze has now made its way to the Bluegrass, yoga with goats.
Pippa Middleton's wedding was not the only ceremony getting attention Saturday.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- A young girl and her parents are dead after an overnight fire. The Fayette County Coroner says 8-year-old Cassie Brown and her parents, 54-year-old Jeffrey K. Brown and 59-year-old Nancy Brown died at UK Hospital today from burns and smoke inhalation after their house caught fire early this morning. The Lexington Fire Department […]
A woman who says she was assaulted by two women during a violent home invasion Friday night may have stabbed one of the intruder's with a sword, according to the Laurel County Sheriff's Office.
Family and friends of a Lexington man shot and killed last year hosted a celebration in his honor tonight in Lexington's Winburn neighborhood.
The Southland Aquatic Center in Lexington is going to open early this spring.
A prisoner in eastern Kentucky has been sentenced to 129 months after pleading guilty to conspiring to submit false tax returns using the names of other prisoners.
Lexington Mayor Jim Gray chose Joe Smith as the new councilmember for the 2nd District.
A peace walk is being held Friday evening at Winburn Cafe in honor of a Lexington man Family and friends of a Lexington man shot and killed last year.
Danville Water Works has issued a boil water advisory for customers on Stevenson Avenue due to a 6-inch line break.
Organizers are expecting over 1,000 people Friday evening, as the 2017 Taste of the Bluegrass kicks off at 7:00 p.m. at Keeneland's Keene Barn and Entertainment Center on Versailles Road.
Woodford County EMS, along with emergency personnel from a 6-county area will get some hands-on experience learning the latest rescue techniques at a regional training event at the Woodford County Park on Saturday.
Raindrops weren't enough to keep University of Kentucky police officers from trying to do some good on Friday.
Kentucky State Police have issued an arrest warrant in connection to an investigation into a body found off Sol Hollow Road in Clay County earlier in May.
The Lewis County Herald is reporting that a brother and sister have been charged after a pharmacy began discovering discrepancies in their drug inventories.
The Lexington Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that led to the fraudulent use of the victim’s debit card.
'Picnic with the Police' is this Saturday at Douglass Park in Lexington.
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says alternating lanes on Citation Boulevard in Fayette County will be closed today for concrete improvement work to be done.
Police said a man showed up at the hospital after being shot in Lexington.
Lexington Mayor Jim Gray is scheduled to announce Friday morning his nominee to fill the vacant 2nd District seat on the Urban County Council.
A Gilbertsville man suffered life-threatening injuries in a collision with a semi driven by a man from Berea, according to State Police.
The University of Kentucky has suspended Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity for six-years for hazing, according to a letter from the school's Office of Student Conduct.
With the school year wrapping up for many students this week, a group of Lexington elementary students wanted to show their appreciation to one of their favorite school employees.
For centuries, Kentuckians have distilled and drank bourbon. The brown liquor surely isn’t going anywhere but there’s another drink capturing the hearts and taste buds of Kentuckians from Louisville to Ashland, and Covington to Somerset.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Catholic Action Center has been in its new building for about three weeks and workers say it is already helped hundreds of people everyday. All services that the Catholic Action Center provides are now in one place on Industry Road. “We’re here to make this a stepping stone for people […]
A student at Lafayette HS will face disciplinary action after school law enforcement found a BB gun in the student's backpack Thursday afternoon.
Police in Richmond say they are looking for a man that robbed the Stop and Stop on Lancaster Avenue armed with a knife.
35 students are safe after a fire broke out in the back of a Madison County school bus Thursday afternoon at it traveled on the Richmond Bypass.
On Thursday, Old Friends, the Thoroughbred Retirement Farm located in Georgetown, KY., received a special visit from chef and cookbook author Sister Schubert.
LEXserv bills will now be processed in Lexington, a move that will save the city about $400,000 a year, while also creating six new jobs.
The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department’s annual Rabies Vaccination Clinic will be held from 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Thursday, May 18, at Valley Park, 2077 Cambridge Drive. Vaccinations will cost just $3.
The Lincoln County Sheriff says that deputies have arrested a man who they found intoxicated in the middle of the road.
Laurel County Sheriff John Root is looking for a suspect who he says left a stolen vehicle at the scene when he stole a motorcycle from a home off of KY 552.
Fayette County Coroner Gary Ginn has released the identity of a man who was killed after being hit by an SUV on Gerogetown Road and Berea Road in Lexington early Wednesday morning.
Kroger stores across the nation, and Kentucky, will hold open interviews on Saturday, May 20.
Kentucky State Police placed a wreath on Wednesday at the grave of Trooper Elmer Mobley, Jr. as part of the annual observance of National Police Officers Memorial Week.
Preliminary figures show that Valvoline Inc. raised an estimated $40,000 for Lexington Habitat for Humanity from the Valvoline™ Community Celebration on May 13.
Fayette County Coroner Gary Ginn has released additional information on cremains that were found in a storage unit, in the hopes that someone from the public can help find relatives of Frank Solis.
A man wanted in connection to a shooting in Lexington last month was arrested Tuesday in Nicholasville, according to Lexington Police.
Kentucky State Police are reporting that 24-year-old Steven Miller and 31-year-old Erica Morrison have been arrested in connection to a kidnapping case in Franklin County.
Lanes have reopened on Broadway and Loudon, after a wreck involving a motorcycle Thursday morning.
A cigarette may be the cause of a fire that forced an estimated 100 guests from their hotel Wednesday night in Lexington, according to the Lexington Fire Department.
Persistent runaway Joshua Sawyers, of London, is gone again, according to the Laurel County Sheriff's Office.
State Police say a driver and his passenger were killed Wednesday morning after running a red light in Campton.
The Madison County Detention Center has been overcrowded for years but the judge executive has a plan to take the cost burden off taxpayers.
Fifty-six people were laid off when Charter Communications closed its Spectrum Call Center in Lexington.
Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming has been made the early 4-5 favorite for the Preakness.
GEORGETOWN, Ky. (WTVQ)- A young boy battling cancer got the chance to hang out with police officers and run through a special obstacle course. On Saturday, 6 year-old Cade Slone joined the Georgetown Police Department in a rigorous work out and according to officers there, he “rocked” the course like a “beast”. Cade and his brother Colin were […]
Lexington Police say someone used a pellet gun to shoot a passenger window of a Fayette County Public School bus as students were getting off the bus Wednesday afternoon.
The Mercer County sheriff blames a poorly equipped transport van for the escape of a prisoner May 12, 2017, according to a report in The Harrodsburg Herald.
Three people were hurt in a collision involving a Fleming County sheriff's deputy who was responding to a call Tuesday night.
A Kentucky jailer says a pregnant inmate has given birth in her cell and the baby is doing well.
The Jessamine County Sheriff's Office is asking for help from the public in locating two suspects they say were involved in a Wednesday morning theft at HUS Equipment on South US 27.
Kentucky State police are asking for help from the public in locating three people that have been charged in a kidnapping.
The Laurel County Sheriff is reporting that one person is dead after a motorcycle crash on US 25.
A project taken on by Glenn Marshall Elementary School's 3rd grade class has placed benches in various areas around Madison County in memory of slain officer Daniel Ellis.
Fire damaged a home that was undergoing renovations from another fire.
A pedestrian was hit on a Lexington road and critically injured.
Lexington Police say a 14-year old boy avoided serious injury after running into traffic and hitting the side of a passing car.
There are new concerns a man accused of several purse thefts could have been put behind bars sooner. Police arrested Adam Wade Monday, but officers pulled him over Friday, then let him go. Now, a woman who says she is one of his victims is spekaking out.
Some roads were closed in downtown Versailles Tuesday afternoon after a semi clipped some power lines, which brought down two utility poles, according to authorities.
A co-ed archery team from Lafayette High School in Lexington finished third out of 248 competing in the NASP National Tournament, held May 11-13 in Louisville.
Training helps Lexington first responders stay safe during opioid epidemic
Five people were injured, including three children, when a school bus was rear-ended while dropping off a student in Harlan County, according to State Police.
Sheriff John Root is reporting that 16-year-old Joshua Sawyers has been found and is safe.
An open house will be held Tuesday evening at West Sixth Brewing which will give residents an opportunity to share their opinions about bike and pedestrian facilities and needs throughout the Lexington area.
A potentially devastating wreck shut down I-64 eastbound for a portion of Tuesday morning.
In a post on Facebook, the Brodhead Fire Department displayed a picture showing a different kind of American flag they are displaying during National Police Memorial week.
Lexington will host a Paper Shred Saturday, May 20 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 1631 Old Frankfort Pike. Fayette County residents may bring up to five boxes or bags of material to be shredded at no cost.
Fore! The City needs to hear what you think about Lexington’s five golf courses.
A Scott County man has pleaded guilty to possessing and distributing child pornography.
College Choice, an online authority in college and university rankings and resources, has published a ranking of the 25 Best Colleges in Kentucky for 2017.
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has released information on 2 new lane closures in Fayette and Woodford Counties, and one continuing closure in Madison County.
A woman was rushed to the hospital after being stabbed early Tuesday morning in Lexington.
The Catholic Action Center in Lexington is in desperate need of a vehicle for volunteers to use in service and for the Compassionate Caravan, according to a social media post from the center.
An Anderson county family is without a home after theirs burnt to the ground Monday afternoon, but some of their neighbors say they are thankful. That is because the "whole" family is safe.
A man arrested Monday in connection to recent purse snatches now faces more than a dozen charges, according to Lexington Police.
The Franklin County Sheriff's Office says an overturned semi shut down I-64 East Bound at mm 58 on Monday afternoon.
Several animals were saved from a house that caught fire on Monday afternoon in Anderson County, according to officials.
Toyota and Kentucky Speedway have announced a multi-year partnership for the automaker to be the track's official vehicle.
Police in Bardstown have arrested four people in connection with the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old boy.
Police in Lexington say they have arrested a man they say was involved in a string of purse robberies in the last week.
An Olympic medalist spent a little time with Fayette County Public School students on Monday.
The London Police Department and Cumberland Valley Area Development District are partnering on Thursday, May 25th at the London Laurel Farmer’s Market from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. to offer free child booster seats to families in need.
A South Carolina man who was arrested and later cleared of stealing horses has leased 4,000 acres of Kentucky land in the hopes of turning it into a horse sanctuary.
A man is accused in Scott County of trying to kill his girlfriend by choking and stabbing her.
Kentucky State Police say one man is dead after a wreck on KY 577 early Monday morning near the intersection of George McQueen Road.
A Scott County man has been arrested and charged with 100 counts of possession of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor.
Kentucky State Police say a body has been sent to Frankfort for an autopsy after it was found in Laurel Lake by two fisherman.
The Eastern Rockcastle Water Association says the boil water advisory for customers in the Brush Creek/Big Cave area has been lifted.
Police say a teen was involved in an burglary and robbery overnight in Lexington.
Fire destroys a Lexington home and kills a dog.
Hundreds of people soaked up some sun in front of Transylvania University at this year's annual Mayfest Arts Fair.
A man is behind bars, accused of sexually abusing a child.
The Transportation Cabinet says it will temporarily close a lane on New Circle Road in Lexington.
The Transportation Cabinet is extending a lane closure on I-64 in Woodford County.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Lexington police are investigating another purse snatching; they say is unrelated to the one in Hamburg. Officers say around 10:15 Saturday night, near Belle’s Cocktail Lounge, a man stopped a woman walking north on Market Street, pointed a gun at her head, and demanded she hand over her purse. Police say the […]
LEE COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- A hiker is recovering after a fall at Cathedral Church Camp in Lee County. The Powell County search and rescue team says it helped rescue the hiker Saturday afternoon near Highway 52. The team says rescuers were able to get the hiker to safety just before 6 PM. Then the hiker was […]
JACKSON COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – A victim’s name has been released from a fatal crash Friday night in Jackson County. The county coroner says 22-year-old Charlsley Mays died on US 421 near the junction of KY 1071. According to the coroner, she was driving on 421 when she lost control of the car while going […]
The Scott County Coroner says 18-year-old Jackson Neil Paris from Versailles died early Saturday morning in a crash on Stone Road West of Georgetown.
A Lawrenceburg teen is dead after a weekend crash in Anderson County.
A woman has been arrested after a train hit the car she was driving Saturday morning. Lexington Police say the driver tried to go around the crossing guard arms on Rosemont garden.
Officials have removed human remains from the site of a Friday plane crash in Hopkinsville to send for autopsies.
In Louisville Saturday, ten people were arrested outside the only Kentucky clinic that provides abortions.
SHELBY COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- In Shelby County more trouble for the fiscal court’s former finance officer. The Sentinel-News reports Jenny King was arrested for trying to steal from a Walmart earlier this month. King previously pleaded guilty to embezzling more than $20,000. She’s scheduled to be sentenced for those charges in July.
Officers say they're looking for this man, Sergio Del Angle.
Part of a highway in Lawrence County is shut down because of a landslide.
In Pike County, a big pavement break has Kentucky 881 Brushy Road closed at mile point 10.5.
Thousands of families are celebrating graduation this month at Kentucky universities.
Scary moments this morning at an apartment on Mccullough Drive.
A rescue team pulled a woman out of the water today in Warren County.
The mild winter we had could mean a bad tick season.
In northern Kentucky, a man convicted of murder is getting a new trial.
Patients at Kentucky Children's Hospital in Lexington had some surprise visitors on Friday, and they brought gifts.
It is the ultimate mother's day gift for Briana Driskell of Versailles.
If you live in Fayette County, you can get free mulch on Saturday, May 13, 2017.
The search is on for a Corbin woman who went missing Thursday, May 11, 2017.