A Lexington family is displaced, after a fire caused extensive damage to their home.
Ray the D.A. sits down with Lexington Police Chief Mark Barnard about the measures the police force are taking to combat a spike in violent crime.
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 […]
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.
2 people were able to exit their home safely after a fire broke out, according to Lexington police.
Two banners now hang outside Saint Paul Catholic Church on West Short Street welcoming immigrants and refugees.
Lexington Special Olympics skier Patrick Tutsch claimed a bronze medal in the Super G slalom event in Austria on Sunday.
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.
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.
ABC 36 Anchor Veronica Jean Seltzer joins Ray Larson and Commander Holland in part 3 of "Shoot - Don't Shoot"
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 group protested the U.S. .House GOP healthcare replacement plan Friday in Lexington.
J.C. Penney is closing 138 stores across the country, but none in Kentucky, according to a list released Friday by the company.
A man is arrested in connection to a robbery and assault case.
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 firefighters practiced fighting a house fire during a controlled burn Wednesday.
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.
The Kentucky Labor Cabinet is hosting free occupational safety training in Lexington.
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.
Homeless clients at Hope Center will participate in a unique event on Wednesday, May 15th, called "On the Table."
Firefighters say a house fire in the 500 block of 7th Street caused significant damage to the back of the home.
ABC 36 Anchor Veronica Jean Seltzer gets a first hand look at the split second decision making need when officer decide to use their weapon in part 2 of "Shoot - Don't Shoot"
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 […]
Emergency Weather Plan activated in Lexington for the city's homeless with the return of cold weather.
City officials say thousands of people are expected to pack downtown this weekend for multiple events.
Lexington Mayor Jim Gray declared Friday, March 10, 'Blue-White Day' in Lexington.
How do you know when you car needs its wheels balanced? The folks at S & S Tire tell us in this weeks "Under the Hood" segment.
Two people are charged in connection with a robbery back in early February that left one man injured.
Dozens of women and men gathered in front of the courthouse in downtown Lexington to rally for women's and equal rights.
Three people have been charged in connection with multiple robberies in the Cardinal Valley area that happened in the overnight hours of Wednesday, March 1.
This is a new address for extraordinary residences with stylish interiors, community privileges and an innovative life.
A Lexington attorney is the newest Fayette Circuit Court judge following an appointment by the governor.
An accident backed up traffic in Lexington during rush hour on Tuesday.
Lexington is one of only 241 fire departments in the country, and one of only eight in Kentucky, to attain the Class 1 status from the organization, scoring 99.34 points out of a possible 105.5.
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.
Fayette County School System is investigating graffiti found over the weekend at Henry Clay high School and Breckinridge Elementary.
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 […]
ABC 36 Anchor Veronica Jean Seltzer gets a first hand look through "shoot - Don't Shoot".
Lexington Police are looking for two men they say went into a recording studio on Old West Main Street, shot two men and left the scene.
Members of the Lexington community joined Mayor Jim Gray and came together Wednesday to discuss what makes the city great, as well as ideas to make the area even better.
The Kentucky Department of Corrections says a dozen state prisons were damaged from Wednesday's storms.
Three people were arrested on Tuesday in connection to a robbery of a Lexington McDonald's restaurant.
Currently, East Brannon Road, past Brannon Crossing dead ends. Developers say by 2019, that will no longer be the case.
The Lexington Police Department is asking for help from the community in identifying two people they say were responsible for the robbery of the Chase Bank on Winchester Road on Monday.
Ray Larson and Carey Harvey discuss how Kentucky from a legal standpoint is battling the drug epidemic that impacts the state.
Lexington Police say they've arrested 32-year-old Jesse Ray Nance, Jr. in connection to a shooting on Chestnut Street.
More than a hundred people rallied on the steps of the Fayette County Courthouse this afternoon protesting the repeal of the Affordable Care Act.
A Lexington woman is behind bars after leading police on a car chase.
Lexington Police are investigating a second shooting from early this morning.
Lexington Police say a pedestrian was hit by a vehicle on Old Todd's Road Thursday afternoon.
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.
A Winchester man has pleaded guilty in the 2015 death of a Lexington man.
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.
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.
Firefighters say a brush fire along Highwater Lane spread to nearly ten acres before they were able to get it under control Tuesday afternoon.
There will be no trash pickup on Presidents' Day, Monday, February 20th, according to Lexington's Division of Waste Management.
Longtime Lexington Legends pitching coach Charley Taylor has died.
Today's Polar Plunge not so much of a challenge in this warm weather.
National Anthem try outs for the Lexington Legends was Saturday.
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.
One Lexington school celebrated diversity and other cultures by hosting an international night.
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.
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.
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.
Two UK basketball players were involved in an injury accident in Lexington over the weekend.
ABC 36 Anchor Tom Kenny interviews Mr. Larson and discusses some of the topics that will be covered over the next few months.
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.
Police in Lexington say three teenagers were charged on Friday in connection with a stolen vehicle and stolen rifles.
Two men accused of killing a Lexington toddler went before a judge on Thursday.
As the long, legal process plays out in court, the young girl’s family is trying to pay for her headstone.
A man was arrested Wednesday night after leading police on a chase through Fayette and Madison counties, according to State Police.
Lexington Police say a woman was hit by a car Tuesday at the busy intersection of Man O War Boulevard and Richmond Road.
It is time to nominate people for the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department’s Dr. Rice C. Leach Public Health Hero Award.
Firefighters sprung into action on Tuesday after a fire broke out at a home on Dardanelles Drive.
The number of confirmed flu cases in Lexington continues to rise.
A Lexington man, who admitted in federal court last year that he possessed and intended to distribute large quantities of fentanyl in Fayette County, has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison.
The state's two eye banks in Louisville and Lexington are merging to better coordinate with Kentucky Organ Donor Affiliates and other eye banks around the country.
On Sunday afternoon, members of a Lexington congregation showed a small group can have a big impact.
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 […]
Hundreds of people gathered on the steps of the courthouse in downtown Lexington Sunday afternoon to protest President Trump's executive order on immigration.
In the days since President trump signed the executive order temporarily banning travel, hundreds of protests have taken place across the U.S. including right here in Lexington.
Lexington Police report five people were hurt in an automobile accident Friday afternoon, after a car ran a stop sign and was then t-boned by another car.
Two people were found shot to death Friday night at a home in Lexington and a juvenile was found wounded in a separate location in what investigators call a domestic situation.
Mark's Feed Store is set to open their eighth location in the Beaumont Centre in Lexington.
A group of local religious leaders have come together to ask all people to unite against threats, harassment and acts of violence in Lexington.
Thursday was sentencing day for a Lexington teenager who admitted to gunning down a young, aspiring counselor.
Meteorologist, and hockey enthusiast, Eric Burke sits down with coach Andrew Dubiel and his son, player Ethan Dubiel to talk about Hockey Day in Lexington, happening February 4th!
Blue Grass Airport is reporting that an outage that affected the main runway lights is now over.
So many people turned out Tuesday night to show support for refugees in Lexington that event organizers feared that fire codes would be violated at Christ Church Cathedral.
The city of Lexington has been preparing for Sunday's winter weather for days.
The Lexington Fire Department says a barn is a total loss after a fire broke out around 10 a.m. Sunday morning.
With President Trump's latest executive order halting the flow of refugees into the country, many here in Lexington are wondering how that will affect our local refugee population.
Hundreds of people rallied in front of the Fayette County Courthouse Friday night in protest of the Dakota Access Pipeline.
Lexington is scheduled to get a second International House of Pancakes.
A Lexington abortion clinic closed it's doors for good on Friday.
A fire caused sever damage to a home off Kenton Street in Lexington around 3 p.m. on Thursday.
The Lexington Police Department along with the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children are searching for missing teen, Breauna Glass.
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.
Police are investigating after a bullet struck a home in Lexington Monday evening.
Lexington's Division of Waste Management says this is the last week for customers to have their Christmas and holiday trees picked up.
Trump's presidency has created a divide between many Americans especially among women, with some praising his victory and other's questioning his morality.
Solid Blue fans can show the Florida Gators who are the best off the court by donating Jan. 23-27 during Big Blue Slam, the annual blood battle between Kentucky and Florida.
State Police say a truck driven by a Lexington man overturned in the median of US25E which caused debris to hit a passing car in Knox County on Thursday.
Even while investigators worked to gather evidence after Lexington's second homicide of 2017, the victim himself helped them track down a suspect.
Thousands of Lexingtonians marched the streets of downtown, each with a different appearance, sign, or word but all with the same message; one of remembrance of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Kentucky State Police are investigating in Adair County after finding human remains.
Federal authorities say a man charged in the 1999 abduction and sexual assault of a southern Indiana girl assumed the identity of a car crash victim as he avoided arrest until this week in Oregon.
Lexington police need the community's help after they say a woman robbed a hotel.
Tom + Chee Lexington will close this Thursday, according to a post on its Facebook page.
The Community Action Council's Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Crisis Program (LIHEAP) begins Monday, January 9, 2017.
The City of Lexington is once again partnering with the Bluegrass Regional Transfer Station to offer Fayette County residents a free trash disposal day for non-hazardous household waste.
Lexington police say they've arrested a man wanted on murder and kidnapping charges in Indiana.
Mayor Jim Gray held a conference Friday afternoon to address the snow and cold conditions.
Frigid nights can be deadly to those without a home, so many local organizations do their best to help those in need find safe and warm beds.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Lexington police say a man is now charged with murder after a shooting last week on Faulkner Avenue. Officers say 30-year-old Brian Lamar Jones turned himself in Thursday afternoon. Police say the victim was with two men last week in an SUV on Faulkner Avenue when he was shot several times. He […]
Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 7 forces patrolled and treated routes through the evening work commute time.
Police say a Lexington man has been charged in connection to a shooting that happened on Tuesday in Lexington.
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.
Detectives say they will be going over surveillance video Thursday after a Shell gas station that was robbed overnight.
Police say three juveniles and two adults face charges after stolen vehicles and firearms were found in a Lexington neighborhood.
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.
It was a big honor for a Lexington high school student.
Brian Landis talks about the mentality his football program will have at Frederick Douglass High School.
Other than Halloween, the day before Thanksgiving and Superbowl Sunday, New Year's Eva and New Year's Day are two of the top five busiest days for delivery and take-out restaurants.
Three people in Lexington are recovering after a crash early Sunday morning.
Of course Saturday is not just the day of Kentucky's bowl game, it is also New Year's Eve and that means one very busy day for local bars and restaurants.
The Fayette County coroner says a woman who was hit by a car Wednesday night on New Circle Road has died.
Police are investigating a Christmas Day burglary at a Lexington non-profit.
The Lexington Fire Department says a house suffered minor smoke damage after sparks from a grinder caused flames to erupt.
The coroner says a 20-year-old man died after a car crash on Christmas Day.
Fayette Mall was packed all day Christmas Eve with last minute shoppers picking up holiday gifts.
Lexington firefighters say they put out an attic fire Thursday night. It happened around 9:45 on Whitney Avenue.
Hundreds of hot holiday meals will be served to the city’s poor and homeless at the Lexington Rescue Mission’s Christmas Dinner.
The Aviation Museum of Kentucky announced its hours of operation for the months of January through March, 2017.
Lexington police say they've identified three juveniles connected with a robbery at a Kroger store.
Driscoll Street in Lexington is closed from Manchester Street to Valley Street for sewer line construction, according to the city.
The Fayette County Sheriff's Office says it has identified the suspects who were in a stolen Jeep when it crashed on North Broadway. They say 18-year-old Marlon Griffin, Junior, Gyieer Walker, and three juveniles, are facing charges.
The Faith & Community Christmas store in Lexington opened it's doors to shoppers on Monday.
Eric Reed, the owner of Mercury Farm, says he thinks more horses could have been saved in a weekend barn fire if the fire department had arrived sooner.
Just imagine coping with bitterly cold temperatures in a home with little or no heat. A Lexington business is making sure six deserving families won't know that hardship this winter.
The Lexington Police Department is advising drivers of traffic congestion in downtown Lexington on Friday as University of Kentucky's December Commencement ceremony is being held.
Lexington police say a 16-year-old boy was shot twice by another teenager.
A new Salvation Army location has opened at 2285 Versailles Road in Lexington.
After Portofino restaurant in downtown Lexington accused some teenagers of stealing, while those teenagers accused the restaurant's manager of assault and using racial slurs, the police have finally reached a conclusion on what really happened.
Police testimony during a preliminary trial in Fayette County District Court revealed new details into the investigation of a murdered toddler.
A three-day regional seminar begins Tuesday in Lexington for prosecutors and law enforcement officials focusing on impaired driving.
Lexington police say a Subway restaurant was held up Monday night. They say it happened around 7:45 on Nicholasville Road.
A woman in Lexington faces several charges including DUI after crashing her SUV into a home off Corral Street.
Some Lexington firefighters are voicing concerns over what they say is a growing number of people being put on hold when calling 911.
Lexington police are looking for a man who they say stole packages from a front porch.
As temperatures begin to creep below freezing, one local organization is gearing up to make sure everyone is Fayette County has a warm place to sleep at night.
Lexington police are trying to find the man who they say robbed a Boost Mobile store.
The Jessamine County Sheriff says 2 men being investigated in connection to a series of thefts in Lexington have been arrested.
Family and friends came together to mourn two-year-old Nova Gallman's death at what they say was once one of her favorite places to play, Duncan Park.
Santa Claus headlined Lexington's annual Christmas Parade downtown Tuesday night.
An accused killer was returned to Lexington Tuesday following his recent arrest in West Virginia, according to the Fayette County Sheriff.
Lexington's Christmas Parade is scheduled for 7:00 p.m. on December 6, 2016.
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, Department of Highways, announces that temporary alternating lane closures are scheduled for KY 1927 in Lexington, Fayette County.
Lexington police say they're looking for an armed man after a robbery Thursday night on Red Mile Road. They say it happened a little after 7:00 outside an apartment complex.
State Police are asking for the public's help in identifying two women who are accused of using a stolen credit card at a Walmart in Richmond in November.
First responders in Lexington are collecting supplies to help with relief efforts in the Gatlinburg, Tennessee area.
Many Kentuckians spend time in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, and other parts of east Tennessee, and some Lexington businesses say they just have to do something.
State Police say a Lexington man crashed his car in a wooded area in Madison County after a suspected overdose, which landed him in jail on drug and DUI charges.
New trees and shrubs are part of the revitalization of Red Mile Trace Trail in Lexington.
Kentucky State Police say a trooper who tried to stop a car in Lexington ended up chasing the driver across two counties before finally making two arrests in Madison County.
Lexington-based Lexmark announced Tuesday it had been acquired by a consortium of investors (Consortium) led by Apex Technology Co., Ltd. (Apex) and PAG Asia Capital (PAG).
Lexington police say two women wearing ski masks robbed a UPS store
Lexington police are trying to figure out who shot a man.
The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department says that two new cases of the flu have been confirmed in Lexington, bringing the season's total to four.
Lexington police say a juvenile was shot Thursday evening on Henton Road.
Traffic was down to one lane on part of I-75 in Lexington Wednesday afternoon after a collision.
Officials at Kentucky Utilities say a transformer malfunction at a substation off of Harrodsburg Road has left over 5,000 people without power Wednesday morning.
Lexington police say a man was carjacked Tuesday night at gunpoint.
Lexington police are warning drivers about traffic congestion Wednesday downtown.
The Salvation Army is scheduled to open a new store in Lexington in December.
Police want to remind shoppers about safety before Black Friday.
Some student groups at Paul Laurence Dunbar took part in an anti-violence rally Monday afternoon in Lexington. The event included singing and speeches. was organized after recent incidents involving guns.
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, Department of Highways, announces that temporary lane closures are scheduled for New Circle Road/KY 4 in Fayette County. The closures are necessary for striping operations to be performed.
Lexington's new public high school has a name. The Fayette County school board voted Monday to name it after Frederick Douglass, the former slave who became a crusader against slavery, before and during the Civil War.
Postal Service facilities will be closed for retail transactions on Thursday, November 24, in observance of the Thanksgiving Day holiday. There will be no regular mail delivery or collections on Thursday.
If you've waited to sign up for the FOF toy drive, this is the last week sign-ups will be accepted.
A semi truck flipped Friday night while getting off exit 113 on I-75 in Fayette County.
Kentucky has won the Big Blue Crush blood drive. The announcement came Friday night.
Lexington Police are looking for three or four suspects, possibly armed, after a teenager was shot in the face.
Lexington police say a man was having a medical emergency Friday morning when he lost control of his truck and hit a tree.
The University of Kentucky is reminding Solid Blue fans that the Fayette County burn ban will affect tailgating Saturday at Commonwealth Stadium.
Kentucky leads Tennessee by 312 donations going into the final day of the Big Blue Crush blood drive competition.
Lexington police say a child might have chased off a couple of burglars Thursday nig
A Lexington couple has welcomed five newborns - four girls and one boy - into the world.
Kentucky still leads Tennessee in the 29th annual Big Blue Crush blood drive competition 1,437-to-1,203, with two days to go.
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, Department of Highways, announces that the mobile operation is scheduled to continue for US 27/Nicholasville Road in Lexington, Fayette County. The operation is necessary for the cleaning of storm drains.
Lexington police accuse a man of making and detonating a small explosive device.
Kentucky led Tennessee Tuesday night in the Big Blue Crush blood drive, 990-to-772.
Volunteers with God’s Net say they desperately need blankets.
Monday night work started on the mural of 15-year-old Trinity Gay. It has been about a month since Gay was shot to death outside Cookout in downtown Lexington. It had a big impact on the community. Many vowed to do what they could to end gun violence in Lexington. One artist is taking that promise to the next level, permanently painting it at Whitaker Bank Ball Park.
Kentucky Blood Center in Lexington says the Wildcats are ahead of Tennessee in the annual Big Blue Crush blood drive.
Lexington will celebrate America Recycles Day by hosting a free Paper Shred for Fayette County residents on Saturday.
Lexington man charged in the city's largest ever seizure of fentanyl pleads guilty.