Content Tagged 'Lexington'

Lexington Zumba Fundraiser For Salvation Army
The Salvation Army has been operating above capacity this winter and the price of this harsh season is catching up with them. To help cover the costs, a volunteer led a Zumba fundraiser. Video Video
Which Food Providers Have Passed or Failed Inspections?
Around 1,500 restaurants and other food-oriented businesses are inspected by the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department twice every year.
Police: Man Tried To Lure Teen Into Vehicle
Lexington police say a man tried to lure a teenage girl into his vehicle Wednesday morning. Video Video
UPDATE: About 30 New Stores & Restaurants Coming To Fayette Mall
Fayette Mall announced that close to 30 new stores and restaurants will go in the former Sears space.
Owner Upset After Neighbor Shoots Dog
A Georgetown man says his neighbor, a Lexington Police Officer, shot and killed his dog, 'Angel,' over the weekend. The incident will be reviewed by the County Attorney. 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.
Lexington Woman Dies in Louisville Car Crash
A Lexington woman died early Sunday morning in a car crash in Louisville according to the Louisville Police Department.
Update: Lexington Man In Stable Condition After Assault
Lexington Police said the man assaulted Saturday night at Elm Tree Lane Apartments is in stable condition and should recover. Video Video
Students Evacuated During Lexington Apartment Fire
Lexington Fire Fighters said 16 people are without a home tonight, after a fire at Red Mile Village. They said someone was cooking on a 4th floor apartment when it got out of control. Video Video
Lexington Police: Man In Critical Condition After Assault
Lexington Police are investigating an assault that happened outside some apartments Saturday night. Officers said they were called to the Elm Tree Lane Apartments around 8:30 p.m. Video Video
Raging Pickup Fire Lights Up Lexington Neighborhood
Lexington Police said a pickup went up in flames Friday morning after a man poured starter fluid on an engine. Video Video
CentrePointe Blasting Could Impact Businesses
Crews will be doing a test blast at the CentrePointe construction site tomorrow at 10 a.m. The streets being shut down can be an inconvenience for drivers, business owners we talked to are also worried they could also take a hit. Video Video
Some Homeless Choose to Sleep Outside
The Catholic Action Center says there are pockets of homeless across Lexington who choose to sleep outside. Video Video
FCPS Budget Cut Forum Gets Big Turnout
Organizers had to bring out extra chairs to accommodate the crowd gathered for the Fayette County Public School open forum. The purpose of the meeting was to listen to feedback from the community about the $20 million budget cut to the operating fund. Video Video
Direct Flights To Philly Coming To Blue Grass Airport
U.S. Airways will begin round-trip flights from Lexington to Philidelphia this summer.
UPDATE: CentrePointe Construction To Blast Off (Literally)
People who live or work downtown Lexington should prepare for upcoming blasting work on the CentrePointe project. Video Video
Ticket Plans Set For UK Football Blue/ White Spring Game
The University of Kentucky announced its ticket plans for the Football Blue/ White Spring Game.
Lexington Student Starts Facebook Page To Save Arts Programs
A Lafayette High School Senior used facebook to drum up support for art programs in the district.
UPDATE: Fayette Schools Hosting Two Open Forums On Budget Cuts
Fayette County Schools announced it would host two public meetings as it looks at ways to cut its budget by $20 million.
UPDATE: U.K. Says It's Making Progress Correcting Payroll Issues
U.K. said Monday that most of its employees had received their owed paychecks. The school said about 16,000 employees did not get their checks deposited Friday as scheduled.
Update: Road Conditions Improving As Day Goes On
Lexington road crews say they have many of the main thoroughfares plowed but are still working on smaller and rural roadways. Video Video
Officials Urging People To Stay Off The Roads
Officials throughout the Bluegrass are urging people to stay home while crews worked to clear roads covered in ice and snow. Video Video
KY Electric Companies Updating Power Outage Maps
Kentucky Utilities and other power companies were on standby Sunday, bracing for outages.
Fayette Co. Schools Closed Monday
The Fayette County School District will be closed on Monday.
Parkers Mill Road Shut Down Because Of Ice
Police shut down part of Parkers Mill Road in Lexington Sunday night. It was coated in ice near Man O' War Boulevard and dangerous for drivers.
UPDATE: One Lane Of I-75N Reopened After Collision
Police reopened one lane of I-75N traffic Sunday night after a collision. Officers said a truck was pulling a trailer around the 107 mile marker when the driver hit some ice.
Lexington Prepares for March Ice Storm
Mayor Jim Gray said in a press conference today that Lexington is ready for the looming ice storm, with extra crews on standby. The inclement weather has also caused city to announce a two-hour delay for its government offices on Monday.
Shelters Set Up for Those in Need
Homeless shelters are in place throughout the Lexington area and in Scott County.
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
Several Flights Delayed At Blue Grass Airport
Several departures and arrivals were delayed Sunday afternoon at Blue Grass Airport in Lexington. The flights were to and from Charlotte, Detroit, Chicago, Orlando, Punta Gorda and Dallas.
Monday Trash Pickup In Lexington Moved To Wednesday
Because of the weather, Monday trash pickup by the City of Lexington has been moved to Wednesday.
U.K. Police Dog Retires To Battle Cancer
U.K. Police said goodbye Friday to a special officer who had spent ten years on the force. The department's longest-serving K9, Becka, is retiring after being diagnosed with cancer. Video Video
Man Tased In Lexington Police HQ's Garage
Lexington Police said officers were forced to tase a man Thursday night in the police headquarters garage on Main Street.
UPDATE: Suspects In Lexington Kidnapping & Murder Plead Not Guilty
Two men told a Lexington judge Thursday that they were not guilty in a high-profile kidnapping and murder. Video Video
Lexington Charities In Need After Harsh Winter
Due to higher utility bills and higher demand for their services, Lexington charities need more help. Video Video
Honor Flight Recruits Veterans For First Trip Out Of Lexington
Honor Flight Bluegrass Chapter is organizing their first trip out of Lexington and is looking for veterans to take part in the special trip to Washington, D.C.
Former UK Basketball Player Accused Of Selling Bogus Tickets
Police accuse former UK basketball player Preston LeMaster of selling fake tickets to games.
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
God's Pantry Opens Fourth Food Bank In Lexington
God's Pantry Food Bank now has a fourth location in Lexington. A pantry opened on Cambridge Drive, in the Cardinal Valley neighborhood, on February 3rd. Video Video
Lexington Police Arrest Two Men After Reported Home Invasion
Lexington Police arrested two men Monday night after a reported home invasion off of Eastland Drive. Video Video
Lexington Black History Celebration
Many voices united in Lexington on Sunday through the vision of “Women in Worship.” This was the 7th annual “Lift Every Voice” Black History Celebration event. Video Video
Lexington Police Investigate Suspicious Package
Some roads in downtown Lexington were closed for a few hours Sunday night. Lexington Police said they were investigating a suspicious package.
UPDATE: 300-Year-Old Tree Comes Down On Spurr Road
A Lexington community said farewell Friday to a 300-year-old friend today. An oak tree on Spurr Road that had become something of a landmark is now gone. Video Video
Update: Police Looking for Suspects in 5th Street Shooting
Investigators say an innocent bystander was shot in the hand in a drive-by shooting Friday morning. Video Video
Lexington PD Looking for Downtown Shooter
A reported drive-by shooting that happened shortly before noon in downtown Lexington Friday has police searching for those involved.
Severe Storm Causes Damage in Lexington
The first severe thunderstorm of 2014 brought heavy rains, damaging wind and lighting late Thursday evening. Video Video
UPDATE: Construction Worker Hit By Falling Plywood Dies
A construction worker has died a day after being hit by a piece of falling plywood. The Fayette County Coroner said Thursday that the victim was Isaias Cabrera Ramos, 24, of North Carolina.
Lexington FD: No Structure Fire Deaths in 2013
According to statistics, there were no deaths in Fayette County due to structure fires in 2013 -- a first since 2006.
Lexington Home Damaged By Lightning Strike
A Lexington family was wide awake early Wednesday morning after lightning struck their house during a storm. Lexington Fayette Emergency Management offers tips to keep your house safe from lightning. Video Video
Man Hit By Train In Lexington
Firefighters say a man is in critical condition after being hit by a train in Lexington.
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