Content Tagged 'Fayette County'

Homemade Explosive Device Goes Off At Lafayette HS
Around 8:30 AM Wednesday an explosive device made out of a soda bottle went off. Nobody was injured. Police found two more devices, and depressurized them. Video Video
UPDATE: Victim named in I-64 Fatal Accident
Lexington Police said all lanes of Interstate 64 near the Scott County line were reopened Friday evening following a two-vehicle accident earlier in the day that left a 34-year old man from out-of-state dead.
Traffic Alert: Portion Of Versailles Road In Lexington To Be Closed Monday
A section of US 60/Versailles Road in Fayette County is scheduled to be closed for work on Monday, June 16 beginning at 7:00 a.m.
Lexington Police And Fire Switching To Digital Radio System
Various agencies in Fayette County are in the process of switching to new digital radios. Video Video
I-75 Down To Two Lanes Through Stretch Of Fayette County
Interstate 75 is down to two lanes in both directions between mile points 98-and-106 in Fayette County for construction, according to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.
Traffic Alert: Lane Shifts And Closures Scheduled Along I-75 In Fayette County
The state is scheduled to divert traffic and close ramps along a stretch of I-75 in Fayette County beginning on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, for surfacing work.
Lexington Mayoral Primary Preview
Three people are running to be Lexington's next Mayor. Voters on Tuesday get to vote for who they want, and the top two advance. They compete against each other in the November election. Video Video
Bridge Work Turns Stretch Of I-75 In Fayette County Into Parking Lot
Northbound traffic along Interstate 75 in Fayette County was backed up for miles on Tuesday due to bridge deck repairs at Exit 113 (Paris Pike exit).
FCPS Leaders Accused Of Fraud And Mismanagement
The district's budget director says the $20 million budget deficit is a result of a bookkeeping error people knew of and did nothing about Video Video
Central KY Hit With Heavy Rain, Hail & Thunderstorms
Central Kentucky was hit hard by storms Wednesday night. The thunderstorms brought strong winds, large hail, heavy rain and lightening.
Traffic Advisory: Some Southbound Lanes of I-75 To Be Closed Tuesday
Road crews will be closing down some lanes of I-75 southbound near the Newtown Pike bridge on Tuesday.
Storm Leaves Thousands Without Power In Fayette Co.
Kentucky Utilities reported that thousands of its Fayette County customers were without power Wednesday afternoon. Video Video
All Registered Voters Eligible To Vote In Lexington Primary
Due to nonpartisan races in Fayette County, even voters not registered as Democrat or Republican are able to vote Tuesday. Video Video
Voter Turnout Lower Than Low Predictions
Voter turnout in Fayette County was 22.7% Video Video
Fayette Schools Superintendent Says No Programs Would Be Eliminated By Budget Cuts
Fayette County Schools Superintendent Tom Shelton said Monday that no programs would be eliminated as part of an estimated $20 million budget cut. Video Video
UPDATE: Switch Of I-75 Lane Closures Postponed
The state said it will postpone some changes to lane closures on I-75.
Fayette Co. Schools Closed Monday
The Fayette County School District will be closed on Monday.
Lane Closure Scheduled For I-75 In Fayette County
The right lane of southbound I-75 in Fayette County will be closed between mile points 106 and 98 for two weeks beginning Monday, March 17, 2014.
Road Crews Not Waiting Around For Storm
Lexington Road Crews said they’re not waiting around for this storm to hit before they start clearing the streets – they’re getting to work now. Video Video
Why Fayette County Is Changing Rules For School Trips
New procedures will go into effect Monday, clearly defining roles and expectations for chaperones Video Video
Read Across America Stops In Lexington
The annual “Read Across America” stopped at Fayette Mall today. The event was sponsored by the Fayette County Education Association. Video Video
Lane Closures On I-75 In Fayette County Scheduled To Begin Thursday
Beginning at 4:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 1, 2014, the southbound outside shoulder, right lane and center lane along I-75 in Fayette County will close between mile points 106-and-98 for approximately two weeks.
Tractor-Trailer Fire Causes Problems On I-75 In Fayette County
Two lanes of Interstate 75 in Fayette County were temporarily closed Tuesday night after a UPS trailer caught fire, according to firefighters.
Presidents' Day No Holiday For Many Kentucky Students
Many students had school on Presidents' Day this year to make up for snow days. Video Video
Yard Waste Collection Resumes Friday In Lexington
After a week of winter storms that brought ice, snow and cold temperatures into the Bluegrass, Lexington will resume yard waste collection on Friday. Video Video
Lane Closures Scheduled For Leestown Road On Monday
Beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, March 24, the left lane in both directions of Leestown Road from Opportunity Way to Greendale Road in Lexington will be closed for a widening project.
Car Flips On I-64 In Fayette Co.
A woman went to the hospital after a crash Wednesday night along Interstate 64 in Fayette County. Video Video
Lexington Police: Young Children Part Of Internet Crime Problem
Lexington Police set up the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force because of the disturbing number of cases about child abuse and child pornography in Fayette County. Video Video
28th Anniversary Of Tornado That Devastated Parts Of Lexington
On March 10, 1986, Lexington was hit by one of the worst tornadoes in the city's history. Coincidentally, the twister hit on the same day of the annual statewide tornado drill test.
Semi Accident Closed Interstate Overnight
A section of I-75 was shut down Sunday night after police said two tractor trailers were involved in an accident. Video Video
Fayette County Teachers, Parents Plan Education Rally
A group of concerned citizens plans to rally Thursday evening at Wellington Elementary as part of their initiative to restore state funding to education.
Lexington Leaf Collection Scheduled To Begin November 18th
The city's 2013 leaf collection is scheduled to begin on Monday, November 18th and continue through December. The program is for Fayette County residents who receive city waste collection services.
Update: Woman Talks About Girl Being Hit In Her Front Yard
The Fayette County Coroner said a 12-year old girl who was hit by a car while walking on Auburn Drive Wednesday afternoon, died as a result of her injuries. Video Video
Road Striping In Fayette County May Cause Travel Delays
Motorists traveling throughout Fayette County through Saturday may experience delays and slow-moving traffic as road paint crews apply striping to roads in the area.
Shot Fired Outside Lexington Strip Club
Lexington Police say shots were fired during a disorder outside Camelot East early Monday morning.
Hundreds Turn Out For '2nd Sunday' Event In Lexington
It doesn't matter if you walk, run, rollerblade, or push a stroller. A community project just wants to get Kentuckians on their feet.
Confusion Over Outdoor Warning Sirens
After sirens went off during Sunday's severe weather, some residents didn't know what type of severe weather to expect. Video Video
'Riptide On The River' Passes Health Inspection To Reopen
'Riptide On The River' is open again. The Health Department closed it a few days ago when it scored a 60% on an inspection.
Three Arrested After Scott, Fayette Robberies
Police arrested the man seen here, Chase Wilson, and two women after robberies in Scott and Fayette counties.
Water Main Break Tied To Fish Kill In Jessamine County
Kentucky American Water said water from a line break in rural Fayette County got into East Hickman Creek and may be responsible for a fish kill in Jessamine County.
Be A Santa To A Senior
Home Instead Senior Care is sponsoring 'Be a Santa to a Senior' program that collects and delivers gifts to senior citizens in Fayette County who otherwise may not receive anything for Christmas. Find out how you can help.
Water Main Break Leaves Some Lexington Customers Without Water
Kentucky American Water said repairs are being made to a 30-inch waterline off Delong Road at Colliver Lane in rural Fayette County. Customers without service are being provided bottled water.
Weather Preparations Underway
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet road crews have pre-treated roadways in preparation for possible bad weather.
Drivers Should Expect Heavy Traffic Downtown Lexington Saturday
The city says drivers should plan ahead before traveling downtown Lexington on Saturday, October 19th.
Freezing Temperatures Cause Trouble On Lexington Streets
Icy conditions caused dozens of drivers problems today in Fayette County. Video Video
Lane Closures Scheduled For I-75 In Fayette And Madison Counties
Temporary lane closures are scheduled for I-75 southbound bridges/overpasses in Fayette and Madison Counties on November 12, 13 and 14.
Update: Interstate Reopens In Fayette County After Cement Mixer Accident
Lexington Police said the ramp from I-64 to northbound I-75 at the northern split in Fayette County was reopened after a cement mixer was removed after flipping on its side.
Update: Marty Roe Found Guilty Of Murder
A Fayette County jury found Marty Roe guilty of murdering Doctor Martha Post.
Lane Closure Scheduled For Old Frankfort Pike In Fayette County
A section of KY 1681 (Old Frankfort Pike) in Fayette County is scheduled to be closed for pipe replacement work on Thursday, October 3rd from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Deputies Search For Escaped Inmate
Authorities are searching for inmate Christian Cox, who escaped in Jessamine County while being transported from the jail in Nicholasville to Lexington by a deputy with the Office of the Fayette Sheriff, according to authorities. Video Video
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