A pastor who was driving a church van that crashed with more than a dozen children inside says a blown tire could be behind the crash.
President Trump has withdrawn federal protections for transgender student put into place by the Obama administration.
For the 20th consecutive year, the Empty Bowls Project is helping to put food on the table for hungry people in Madison County.
The Commonwealth of Kentucky Transportation Cabinet announces the release of the 2017 Kentucky Official Highway Map.
No. 22 Kentucky upset No. 3 Mississippi State 78-75 in overtime on Senior Night in Memorial Coliseum.
The driver of a pickup truck was killed after losing control in a curve and hitting a tree on KY 472, just east of London Thursday afternoon, according to the Laurel County Sheriff's Office.
A church van crashed Wednesday night in Laurel County sending a dozen children to the hospital, including a girl who was airlifted to UK Hospital in Lexington, according to the Laurel County Sheriff's Office.
Deputies in Whitley County are investigating after a volunteer fire truck crashed early Thursday afternoon.
The Fayette County Coroner says the victim of a stabbing in Madison County has died.
Lexington Police say a pedestrian was hit by a vehicle on Old Todd's Road Thursday afternoon.
The Laurel County Sheriff says traffic is shut down on Ky 472 , 1 mile east of London because of a bad traffic crash.
A study from a Washington D.C. based transportation group suggests Kentucky drivers are wasting money.
The London Police Department have joined the "red X day" END IT movement.
KSP is investigating a collision that occurred Wednesday on KY 1547, 4 miles north of Liberty.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) — The sudden loss of a job, divorce, or the death of a loved one or even a family pet are things that cause us to experience overwhelming emotions. The term “broken-hearted” is often used to describe these reactions, but it’s rarely thought of as life-threatening. However, broken heart syndrome is a real […]
Officials make arrest for arson.
A Laurel County woman is under arrest after police deputies say she broke into a home where an elderly woman was living.
Nicholasville Police say a man has been arrested and charged for his role in a deadly crash which happened last August.
KSP make an arrest after a shooting in Knox County.
A Domino's delivery driver stopped two would-be robbers in their tracks by driving off.
Police say Christopher Lovings fired rounds into a car with children inside.
The teenager accused of killing a Georgetown man during a hit and run on Monday is now back at school in Scott County and that has the victim's family outraged.
The Kentucky Horse Park is poorly run, according to the results of a special examination by State Auditor Mike Harmon's office.
School districts across Kentucky continue to cancel classes due to illness.
The Bourbon County Circuit clerk says four counts of harassment against a Bourbon County Middle School teacher were dropped today in court.
A new custom-branded aircraft has landed in central Kentucky.
New "E-Commerce Safe Zones" have been created in front of the Franklin Co. Sheriff's Office.
February's are traditionally slow at Bluegrass Allergy Care but this February has been far from traditional.
Kentucky State Police are continuing their search for a man they say is responsible for a non-fatal shooting in Owen County back on February 18th.
Lexington police say a man is behind bars after crashing his car into two other vehicles and running off Wednesday morning.
Investigators say they have obtained an arrest warrant on an assault charge for 33-year-old Jeffery C. Morris in connection to a December shooting.
Kirksville Water Association and Madison County Utilities have lifted a boil water advisory in Madison County.
Berea College is hosting a refugee simulation that aims to give participants a glimpse into what immigrants go through when they flee their homes and seek refuge in a new community.
Tonight's Powerball drawing, up to an estimated $403 million with a cash option estimated at $243.9 million, is the 10th largest Powerball jackpot in the game's history, according to the Kentucky Lottery.
The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department is alerting parents to a confirmed case of pertussis, or whooping cough, at Veterans Park Elementary.
A Winchester man has pleaded guilty in the 2015 death of a Lexington man.
Health was the focus of a Black History Month event at the state capitol in Frankfort on Tuesday.
Police arrested a man they say was behind a robbery at the Metro PCS store on North Limestone.
The outer loop of New Circle Road at Harrodsburg Road in Lexington reopened Tuesday night after a semi blocked the road for five hours, according to Lexington Police.
Georgetown Police ask for the public's help identifying a man in a fraudulent use of credit card complaint.
Tuesday night friends and family mourned a Georgetown man's death while one of the men accused of killing him appeared in court.
The Clark County Animal Shelter is asking for help from the community to assist in costs associated with the care of a dog brought to the center.
The railroad bridge on Fields Lane in Scott County is closed until further notice, according to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.
Tuesday evening's rain comes as a blessing to a family whose Fayette County farm land quickly burnt up in a brush fire Tuesday evening.
Lexington Police say a pedestrian was hit by a police cruiser on Curry Avenue shortly before 5:00 p.m. Tuesday.
A teen charged in a deadly hit-and-run in Georgetown has been granted bond.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell fielded a series of heated questions during his first speech in a tour of Kentucky during the congressional recess.
Versailles Road at Village Drive in Lexington reopened to traffic late Tuesday afternoon after being closed much of the day due to a water main break.
State Police say one person is dead after being hit multiple times while riding a bike on U.S. 25 E near Pineville
Police in London say a man is behind bars, accused of giving alcohol to two minors, and having sex with one of them.
A Kentucky man who operated a marina on Lake Cumberland, has been sentenced to 50 months in federal prison for bank fraud.
A boil water advisory issued on Monday for City of Nicholasville Public Utilities customers and Jessamine Water District #1 has been lifted.
Firefighters say a brush fire along Highwater Lane spread to nearly ten acres before they were able to get it under control Tuesday afternoon.
Preakness, Kentucky Derby, and 1999 Horse of the Year winner Charismatic has died.
Franklin County's sheriff is investigating after he says a home on Cardwell Lane was burglarized twice in less than 24 hours.
A dog that suffered having some kind of chemical or grease thrown on him is now in good care at a foster home, according to a Facebook post from the Woodstock Spay and Neuter Clinic.
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC,) says that lane closures on the outer loop ramps off and on New Circle Road at Richmond Road will continue to be in effect until 3:00 p.m.
According to Lexington Police a Richmond woman has been arrested for shoplifting at the Kohl's Department.
The Franklin County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help finding the person or people behind a home break-in over the weekend.
WHITLEY COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – A man is in custody after Williamsburg police Officers find drugs and a stolen gun in a local motel room. Travis Partin, 34, of Jellico was arrested on February 19, 2017 when officers were responding to another incident. They arrived at the Budget Inn Motel in search of a woman […]
Daisy the dog is saved, thanks to the Sharpsburg Fire Department and some local volunteers.
A traffic stop on Interstate 64 leads to a drug arrest in Winchester.
Lexington Police say an armed robber held-up a cell phone store Monday night.
Two water main breaks have affected thousands of people in Jessamine and Madison counties since the start of this week.
Student groups at Berea College have planned what the school is calling a dynamic learning experience to provide a glimpse into what many immigrants and refugees endure when fleeing from their homes and seeking safety in a new community.
On Monday Governor Matt Bevin appointed Thomas P. Dupree, Jr. as Fayette County Judge Executive.
A search for a missing Knox County man led to the discovery of remains of another missing man from a different county.
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is alerting drivers to a temporary lane closure scheduled for Tuesday on I-75 southbound at the Clays Ferry Bridge.
The Scott County Sheriff says two "persons of interest" are being interviewed after a fatal hit-and-run incident in Georgetown early Monday morning.
The Laurel County Sheriff says two people are behind bars after a man was assaulted at a home on Hopkins Cemetery Road at about 9:00 a.m. Saturday morning.
Authorities say a vehicle crashed into a building on the Centre College campus in Kentucky, killing one person.
The Blue Stallion Brewing Company has announced that they will be holding a fundraiser for God's Pantry Food Bank on Monday, February 20th.
There will be no trash pickup on Presidents' Day, Monday, February 20th, according to Lexington's Division of Waste Management.
An experiment developed by two Kentucky students has been sent into space.
A jury has found a Berea pharmacist guilty of helping other people distribute drugs illegally.
The Fayette County Coroner says that a man involved in a motorcycle crash Sunday night has died.
Fog is developing throughout the Blue Grass Region and by morning will be dense in many areas. It will burn off by midmorning giving way to mostly sunny skies and very mild temperatures.
According to EKU President Michael Benson, a water main break is impacting all of Richmond.
Longtime Lexington Legends pitching coach Charley Taylor has died.
What a hoooooot! Nelson County Sheriff's Deputy Steve Campbell rescued an owl this weekend.
Family members of a couple killed in Western Kentucky over a year ago are now offering a reward to help solve the murder.
Two inmates who escaped from jail in Pineville have now been caught.
A Madison County woman has been arrested for allegedly burning a two-year-old child.
This weekend the UK Theatre Department is showcasing a play that addresses the issue of sexual assault in a digital world.
You can expect a chilly night with dense fog developing late. Temperatures will be unseasonably mild this week until our next weather-maker arrives on Friday dropping temperatures back to around normal for next weekend.
Today's Polar Plunge not so much of a challenge in this warm weather.
The UK Police Department is mourning the death of a retired K-9 tonight.
A scary night at Morehead State University.
National Anthem try outs for the Lexington Legends was Saturday.
A 37-year-old man has died after a shooting last night in Pulaski County.
Now that President Trump's travel ban has been blocked in court, a Refugee family has finally been able to reunite here in Lexington after more than a decade apart.
The University of Kentucky Police Department releases a statement on Friday, regarding the death of the first K-9 member of their unit, Becka.
Several families in Kentucky are relieved this weekend to see state disability checks in the mail again after a computer glitch kept that money away from the people who need it.
Lexington Police say a man was killed Friday morning when he lost control of his motorcycle, hit a curb and crashed on Pleasant Ridge Drive, off of Timber Creek.
Deputies are investigating an attempted murder-suicide involving two high school students.
No one is injured after someone shot a gun at a Mercer County school bus full of students, Friday afternoon.
Scott County School students will have an extra-long weekend after the district decided to cancel classes on Friday due to widespread illness.
London police say 55-year old Brenda Smith, who went missing February first was found safe.
Fans of the television show "The Walking Dead" will be able to get up close and personal with its creator, Robert Kirkman, at an event being held at the EKU Center for the Arts.
Kentucky State Police are investigating after the body of a man was found in a home after a fire on Childers Ridge Road in McCreary County.
University of Kentucky Police Officer John Downing, along with a team of UK officers, are ready to hop in the water at Saturday's Polar Plunge, in a bid raise money for Special Olympics Kentucky.
A Wayne County man has been charged after deputies say he shot at a school bus with a BB gun.
Officers say a person of interest in 2 December 2016 robberies at the CVS pharmacy has been charged.
The Fayette County Coroner says one man is dead after a motorcycle wreck in Lexington Friday morning.
A Facebook post from the Franklin Co. Humane Society says the shelter is in urgent need of adoptions in the face of rising animal intake and limited space.
A federal judge has recommended denying a request to set aside the conviction of a former county judge-executive from eastern Kentucky.
An idea that emerged during a meeting with a group of students from multiple faiths last October has come to fruition, as the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees announced they have opened a new interfaith prayer and meditation room in Rm. 75 of McVey Hall.
Kentucky State Police with the Electronic Crime Branch say they arrested 28-year-old Joseph Koger on Thursday, charging him with offenses related to the distribution and possession of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.
A 23-year old man with a known disability went missing into the woods in Knox County on Wednesday, according to State Police.
Lexington Police remain on the scene of an overturned semi on Broadway near New Circle Road.
One Lexington school celebrated diversity and other cultures by hosting an international night.
A man who was shot by a State Trooper last week in Richmond died from his injuries on Thursday, according to State Police and the Fayette County coroner.
Louisville police were in Fayette County court Thursday as a Lexington woman charged with killing a Louisville police officer and a UK employee in a drunk driving accident back in October pleaded not guilty.
Members and supporters of Catholic Charities Migration and Refugee Services, Kentucky Refugee Ministries, Americana World Community Center, and the International Center of Kentucky went to Frankfort on Thursday to hold the fourth annual Refugee and Immigrant Day.
To support its Trooper Island Camp for underprivileged children, the Kentucky State Police is selling raffle tickets for a chance to win a new 2017 Jeep Wrangler Sahara Winter Edition 4x4.
In around 90 minutes Wednesday, paramedics in Madison County say they responded to five overdoses.
The Lexington Herald-Leader is reporting that an ordinance that prohibited begging and soliciting on Lexington streets and intersections was struck down Thursday by the Supreme Court.
Suzanne Marie Whitlow, indicted in the deaths of a Louisville police detective and a University of Kentucky employee back in October of 2016 entered a not guilty plea in an arraignment on Thursday.
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) is alerting drivers to lane closures on the outer loop of New Circle Road until 3:00 p.m. on Thursday.
An investigation is underway into a fatal overdose in Madison Co. that happened Wednesday night.
Temporary policies have been enacted in KentuckyOne Health facilities limiting visitation in an effort to prevent spreading the flu.
Lexington police say a fourth person has been charged in the death of Maryiah Coleman and her unborn child.
Fire breaks out at a Winchester home early Thursday morning.
LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) – A Lexington McDonald’s was robbed on Wednesday morning. Lexinton Police report that they repsponded to the McDonald’s located at 2012 Harrodsburg Road near Lane Allen, around 6 am. According to police, a man wearing a skull cap, with a bandana on his face, walked in around that time, demanded cash and pulled […]
An inmate who walked away from a minimum-security prison in Lexington in July was recaptured on Wednesday, according to officials at Blackburn Correctional Complex.
Madison County Judge Executive Reagan Taylor announced that effective immediately, Madison County will implement the “Fair Chance” measure for all applicants applying for County government positions.
A team of students at Capital Day School in Frankfort won 'Best in Nation' in the fifth annual Verizon Innovative Learning App Challenge for their Waste Free America mobile app idea.
Cancer patients, survivors and caregivers from across Kentucky traveled to the State Capitol in Frankfort Thursday and met with lawmakers about the need to improve quality of life for cancer patients and others with serious illness, by establishing a state advisory council to support access to patient-centered and family-focused palliative care.
In order to protect the health of the patients and visitors during the flu season, UK HealthCare is making temporary changes to hospital visitation policies.
Knox County Public Schools, Jackson County Schools, and Somerset Christian School will be closed on Thursday, February 16, 2017.
Kentucky State Police say a tip they received on Friday, January 27, 2017 led them to an arrest on charges of possession and distribution of matter portraying sexual performance by minors.
'Old Friends,' a thoroughbred retirement farm in Georgetown, is holding a contest where participants can design the farm's official silks.
The Catholic Action Center & Community Inn are asking for help from the community in shoring up some supplies.
Lexington police arrested Connellson Lacy and charged him with rape of a child.
People were allowed to return to their homes Tuesday night after a natural gas leak in Montgomery County led to evacuations, a road closure and an intentional power outage.
Whatever your thoughts on Valentine's Day, whether you love it or think it is a big joke, we can probably all agree that seeing it spent creatively gives us a warm chuckle.
The Richmond Police Department is asking for the public's help in finding the person they believe to be responsible for the theft of a Bass Guitar.
Citizen Foster Care Review Boards in 37 Kentucky counties are seeking volunteers to make a difference in the lives of local children in foster care and other out-of-home care.
A proposed $34 million development deal on Newtown Pike in Lexington is dead, according to a report in the Lexington Herald-Leader.
All five defendants charged in connection to the murder of a pizza delivery driver in Frankfort have been indicted, including two teenagers who will be tried as adults, according to a report in the State Journal.
The Mount Vernon Fire Department says they worked a structure fire at Mount Vernon Heights apartments complex Monday night.
UK officials say to protect the health of the people they serve this flu season, UK HealthCare is making temporary changes to hospital visitation policies.
On Tuesday afternoon The Office of the Fayette County Sheriff said they are warning residents of a telephone scam that has resurfaced in the Lexington area.
Somerset Christian Schools are closed the rest of this week due to illness.
Montgomery County Emergency Management says 16 homes were evacuated on Tuesday afternoon after a gas line ruptured in the 1500 block of Harpers Ridge Road.
An investigation has started after the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office says an elderly woman was found living in filthy conditions.
987 Kentuckians are waiting for viable organs, according to the Kentucky Organ Donor Affiliates (KODA,) of over 100,000 on the national waiting list.
The Kentucky House has voted to expand the state's hate crimes law to include attacks against police officers and other emergency responders.
Two people were arrested in Richmond after a theft at a hotel.
Firefighters with the Brodhead Fire Department were able to quickly knock down a fire at an apartment complex in Mount Vernon.
A record number of students made the University of Kentucky Dean's List for the fall 2016 semester.
A spilled drink leads to an accident in Lexington.
Monday night a community remembered a woman killed in a weekend car crash at just 18-years-old. Dozens of friends and family said goodbye to Tabby Busbee during a vigil at Jacobson Park.
A professor at Eastern Kentucky University hopes to take advantage of all the time people spend on their phones.
For many on the Lexington Fire Department, there isn't a day that goes by without them thinking of their fallen colleague, Lt. Brenda Cowan.
If you have intentions of heading to Nashville for the SEC Men's Basketball Tournament in March, be prepared to arrive early and to see plenty of law enforcement around Bridgestone Arena.
The Pulaski Co. Sheriff says a Somerset woman has been arrested in Osceola County after an investigation into an improper relationship she allegedly had with a 14-year-old boy.
The Nicholasville Police Department says that all officers have completed training in using the overdose-reversing drug Narcan and are now required to carry the drug.
A pretrial hearing has been postponed until Feb. 27 in the case of two men charged with murder and arson in a house fire that resulted in an Ohio firefighter's death.
Troopers say an arrest warrant has been issued for a man they say was involved in a domestic assault early Monday morning in the Trace Branch community of Magoffin County.
Be on the lookout this week. The Department of Corrections says an inmate is missing.
Two UK basketball players were involved in an injury accident in Lexington over the weekend.
Lawmakers are expected to vote on a bill this week that would classify attacks against police officers, firefighters, or any first responders as hate crimes.
Kentucky native Sturgill Simpson wins Grammy for "Best County" album.
The Fayette County Coroner has identified 18-year-old Tabitha Busbee as the young woman who died in the crash on New Circle Road Saturday night.
BARDSTOWN, Ky (WTVQ)- A local war hero, famous for saving most of the soldiers in his unit has died. Retired Lieutenant General Hal Moore died in his sleep Friday just two days before his 95th birthday. Moore is credited with saving his men in the first major battle between the U.S. and North Vietnamese forces. […]
Friends and family of a woman killed in Lexington last week gathered in her hometown in West Virginia Saturday night to honor her.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ)- It was an interesting Saturday night for a Louisville basketball fan. Nolan Bolton is facing criminal charges after he stormed the court during a time out in the U of L vs. Miami game. Bolton apparently joined the Miami huddle before arena security and Louisville police detained him. He’s facing assault, disorderly […]
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ)- Police in Louisville say officers shot and killed a burglary suspect who fired a gun at an officer. L-M-P-D says the burglary happened Saturday night in a home near Churchill Downs. The police chief says officers found a man on the second floor of the home. That suspect went towards officers, hitting […]
BOONE COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- A Northern Kentucky man has died after a shooting Saturday night. The Boone County Sheriff’s Department says 25-year-old Tyler Ryan from Covington was found dead in Walton from apparent gunshot wounds. Sheriff’s deputies say investigators are combing through evidence to figure out exactly what happened. Investigators suspect the shooting could have […]
WESTERN KENTUCKY (WTVQ)- A woman has died after a car crash in Western Kentucky Sunday. State police say 42-year-old Iva Magaline Thixton from Louisville was heading east on the Wendell H. Ford Western Kentucky Parkway when she ran off the right shoulder of the roadway. Troopers say she over-corrected and ended up driving off the […]
Protesters gathered in front of the Planned Parenthood in Lexington to take part in the nationwide "Defund Planned Parenthood Rally".
A crash Saturday afternoon in downtown Lexington had people scared.
A crash in Franklin County shut down eastbound I-64 Saturday morning.
A Lexington firefighter was honored Saturday night at the Fire Department's annual awards banquet.
Saturday almost 700 students gathered at Bryan Station High School to take part in the 33rd annual Kentucky American Water Science Fair.
Lexington Police say they are investigating an armed robbery.
A state trooper in Letcher County was taken to the hospital after a suspect led him and another trooper on a chase.
A woman in Spencer County has died after a fatal crash Friday night.
According to the Acting United States Attorney Carlton S. Shier, IV, Daniel R. Goodwin, an attorney from McLean, Virginia, has been
convicted of defrauding a Laurel County construction company, in connection with a purported
project to build a “green recycling center” in Manchester, Ky.
Kentucky Lawmakers are considering a bill allowing public school students to express their religious beliefs and use the Bible in class.
Fire Department officials will recognize USPS Letter Carrier Gerald Patrick for his efforts in alerting a resident on Deauville Drive of a fire in the back of the home.
Lexington Police say they tazed a man after a brief foot chase during an arrest Friday night.
A 20-year old Anderson County woman was killed in a three vehicle collision Friday afternoon in Lawrenceburg, according to State Police.
Fleming County Public Schools will be closed Monday, February 13, 2017, due to illness, according to school officials.
A Lexington-Fayette Urban County Councilman is hoping to curb youth violence with a change to a more than 20 year old law. He says he wants to see Lexington Police enforcing curfews again.
Police in Lexington say three teenagers were charged on Friday in connection with a stolen vehicle and stolen rifles.
Three men have been indicted following a surge of heroin overdoses that occurred in the Nicholasville area last month.
Students, teachers, staff and families all contributed pieces to a massive 19-foot paper mosaic of Warner Elementary School in Jessamine County.
LONDON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Police in London are looking for a man who they say robbed the Speedway on KY-192 at gunpoint early Friday morning. Officers say they were called to the gas station at about 3:30 a.m. According to police, a man entered the gas station, pulled a firearm, and demanded money from the […]
Linus could still explain the true meaning of Christmas to Charlie Brown under a bill approved by the Kentucky Senate.
Kentucky State Police with the Electronic Crime Branch are reporting the arrest of 41-year-old Dennis W. Gray on Thusday, charged with distribution and possession of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.
The Lexington Legends are working with Fayette County Public Schools to encourage participants in the Student Technology Leadership Program to complete a series of activities related to science, technology, engineering, and math.
Kentucky State Police say a woman has been charged after a fatal stabbing on Lois Lane in Knox County Thursday night.
Montgomery County has settled a lawsuit filed in connection with an inmate who suffered a fatal seizure after lying in his cell in his own feces, wracked with pain from drug withdrawal.
Evelyn Akhator's double-double led the UK women to a 66-56 win at Georgia Thursday night.
A Knox County man was arrested Thursday, accused of selling meth in the Flat Lick area, according to State Police.
Multiple people are arrested in connection to an ATM machine theft. According to the Mt. Sterling Police Department, authorities responded to the local hospital in reference to the incident.
The Laurel County Sheriffs office is currently conducting a death investigation, after deputies discover an unresponsive six month old male baby.
The Senate Education Committee has approved legislation that would ban tobacco products on public school property in Kentucky and at school-sponsored activities.