LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Protesters gathered outside of Planned Parenthood in Lexington Saturday, joining others across the country as part of the second annual National Day of Prayer and Protest against Planned Parenthood. The rally was put together by a group called Hashtag Protest P.P., and they are urging the current administration to federally defund Planned Parenthood […]
The president of Transylvania University is trying to unite students in the wake of this brutal attack but at the same time an online post many believe was written by the attacker is circulating on social media.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)-Lexington police are investigating an overnight shooting at an apartment complex. Police say around 2 Sunday morning they found four cars with damage from bullets at the Fayette Crossing Apartments on Reynolds Road. Officers say they found shell casings near the cars. According to officers, no one was in the cars at the […]
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Authorities in Lexington are asking for your help. The coroner’s office says it is looking for the family of a woman who died Friday in Lexington. That woman is 59-year-old Marla Tholib. According to the coroner’s office she died of natural causes at her home on Cross Keys Road.
Charlie Lanter, who until recently served as Director of the City’s Office of Homelessness Prevention and Intervention, Wednesday was named a 2017 winner of the University of Kentucky Sullivan Medallion.
UK will host to five NCAA events – one national championship and four preliminary round competitions – from 2020-22 in the sports of rifle, outdoor track and field, men’s basketball, cross country and gymnastics, the NCAA announced Tuesday.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Fourth Street between Henry Street and Newtown Pike will be completely closed between 9 AM Monday and 3 PM Friday the 21st. The city’s traffic division says this is the last of a series of planned closures needed to redo railway road crossings.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Lexington police are looking for a man involved in a shooting and robbery early Sunday morning. Police say a man with a gun demanded money from a man and a woman sitting in a car on Cambridge Drive just before 3 AM. According to officers, the suspect fired one shot, took cash […]
It wasn't too busy of a day at Blue Grass Airport, with only a dozen or so people waiting in the lobby for flights or to pick someone up, but every person seemed to know about the United Airlines video and had an opinion.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Four people were taken to the hospital Sunday afternoon after a crash involving three cars in Lexington. Police say a van hit a pick up truck, pushing the truck into another car outside Jacobson Park. The truck rolled over. Responders were able to get a four-year-old out of that truck. No one […]
A decorated Lexington police sergeant is suing the city, Lexington police chief and two other Lexington police commanders after he says they retaliated against him for reporting sexual harassment within the department.
The Division of emergency Management says that, with the possibility of severe weather on Thursday, and recent installation of new equipment, they will be conducting outdoor siren tests from 4:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. Wednesday evening.
Organizers of Lexington’s Fourth of July parade are seeking floats, bands and/or musical groups, equestrian entries, youth groups, clubs and more to participate in this year’s parade which will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 4, in downtown Lexington.
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
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.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- The luck of the Irish comes early this year. St. Patrick’s day is next Friday, but Lexington celebrated this weekend. Saturday started with a chilly shamrock shuffle and of course the parade capped off the celebration. Colleen Kelly, of Colleen’s Creations says, “Here in Lexington, we actually have a huge Irish community. So it’s […]
Are you ready for an exciting competition featuring some of your favorite Lexington celebrities including Troy Thompson? Then you definitely aren't going to want to miss this year's Dancing with the Lexington Stars hosted by The Rotary Club of Lexington.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- A Lexington home had significant damage to it after a car crashed into it Saturday night. According to the Lexington police, they were called out to a the home on Old Paris Road just after noon Sunday after the property owner realized the front of the home had a giant hole. Luckily, no […]
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 […]
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- A Lexington police officer was involved in a car crash this morning as he was responding to a call. According to police, at around 10:30 this morning, the officer was driving towards downtown on Old Frankfort Pike with his lights and sirens on. When he got to Forbes Road, police say the […]
Focusing on the economy, manufacturing, city-wide construction projects, and community programs, Mayor Jim Gray delivered his seventh State of the City Address on Tuesday in the Patterson Ballroom at the Lexington Center.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Lexington police say a man is now charged with murder after a shooting last week on Faulkner Avenue. Officers say 30-year-old Brian Lamar Jones turned himself in Thursday afternoon. Police say the victim was with two men last week in an SUV on Faulkner Avenue when he was shot several times. He […]
As snow moved into Lexington this morning, with estimates of 1–2 inches accumulating in the Bluegrass by the time the system moves through, the city's Division of Streets and Roads says crews began pre-treating roads with salt at 4:00 a.m.
Fayette County Public Schools is changing the mascot for its new high school because of protests. Superintendent Manny Caulk says students will instead choose a horse-related mascot for the new Frederick Douglass High School.