Content Tagged 'Lexington'

Gray to Defend Mayoral Office Against Beatty
Incumbent Mayor Jim Gray will take on former Police Chief Anthany Beatty in an attempt to keep his seat as Lexington Mayor in November.
Lexington Mayoral Candidates Urge Everyone to Head to the Polls
In a battle between three contenders for the Lexington Mayoral seat, voters will decide which two will move on to the general election in November. Video Video
Lexington PD: Woman Not Seriously Hurt After Flipping Car
Lexington Police said a woman suffered only minor injuries after she flipped her car. It happened Monday on Morningside at Pleasant Ridge Drive. Video Video
UPDATE: Subway Owner Patel Reaches Tentative Plea Deal
The owner of some Lexington Subway restaurants reportedly reached a tentative plea deal over harboring charges. The Lexington Herald Leader said federal court documents showed that Amrutlal Patel had asked for a motion to plead guilty. 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
UPDATE: Lexington Golden Alert Canceled; Man Found Safe
Lexington Police said a Golden Alert was canceled Monday evening for a missing elderly man.
Lexington Mayoral Candidates Debate Ahead Of Tuesday's Primary
The mayoral race in Lexington is about to tighten with next Tuesday's Primary Election. Voters had another chance Monday night to hear from the three men who want the job.
New YMCA Coming To Hamburg
The YMCA of Central Kentucky is expanding in Lexington. The non-profit group said it will create a new Y facility in the Hamburg area.
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
Kentucky Theatre’s Re-Opening’s Tickets Gone Fast
After months of construction and updates, the Kentucky Theatre is ready to re-live the years of memories and hopes to make some more. Video Video
Police Search For Men After Shots Fired In Russell Cave Rd. Area
Lexington Police searched for a group of men Friday night after officers said shots were fired on Russell Cave Road at New Circle Drive. Video Video
Golden Alert Issued For Lexington Man
Lexington Police have issued a Golden Alert for a missing elderly man.
No Drinks When Polls Are Open in Lexington
Bars, restaurant and stores won't be able to sell any alcoholic beverages while polls are open in Lexington. Video Video
Lexington Shooting Victim's Family Holds Vigil
Antonio Franklin Jr. was shot and killed at Duncan Park in April. A month later, his mother held a vigil at the park to stand up to violence.
Police: Attempted Luring Case In Lexington Neighborhood
Police are ramping up patrols in one Lexington neighborhood after two students say two men in a red truck tried to lure them into their vehicle.
Teen Accused of Stealing Police Cruiser
According to Lexington police, officers in Louisville noticed something out of the ordinary early Friday morning.
Lexington Student & Teacher Both Named Presidential Scholars
A Lexington student has been named as a 2014 U.S. Presidential Scholar. Paul Laurence Dunbar High School Senior Athena Kern was recognized for outstanding academic achievement, artistic excellence, leadership, citizenship, service, and contribution to school and community.
3 Candidates Debate for Lexington Mayoral Office
The three candidates vying for the position of Lexington Mayor met Thursday morning to debate the best way to handle concerns for the city.
UPDATE: Police Say Two Lexington Robberies Are Connected
Lexington Police said that they now believe an attempted robbery and a robbery were connected. Video Video
UPDATE: Leak Sealed On Gas Line At Fayette Mall
Lexington Police said that a gas line leak at Fayette Mall had been clamped. Police said construction crews working on the demolition of the old Sears store Saturday hit the line just before noon.
Woman Reports That Two Men Sexually Assaulted Her
Lexington Police are investigation a reported sexual assault. A woman told officers she was walking through a field off Versailles Road Tuesday night when two men sexually assaulted her.
Golden Alert Issued for Missing Lexington Man
According to Lexington police, 70-year-old Everett Walls was last seen May 7 around 1:30pm wearing blue shorts, with no shirt or shoes on.
UPDATE: New Look To Proposed CentrePointe Project
A new look to the proposed CentrePointe project was unveiled. The Webb Companies just submitted new drawings to the city.
Motorcycle Collision Slows Traffic On South Broadway
A collision involving a motorcycle brought traffic to a crawl Tuesday night on South Broadway at Angliana.
Drivers Beware: More I-75 Lane Closures Set For Thursday
Drivers could see more traffic gridlock on I-75 Thursday as repair work continues. The interstate was backed up for miles Wednesday because of bridge deck repairs at Exit 113, which is the Paris Pike exit. Video Video
UPDATE: Fayette Co. School Board Looks At Proposed Budget
After school board meetings, public comments and community forums, the Fayette County School Board is now looking at a proposed budget. Superintendent Tom Shelton showed his plan to the board Monday night.
Man Wanted for Murder in Lexington Arrested in Michigan
A man who had a murder arrest warrant for him stemming from a shooting in February is now in jail in Detroit.
Local Heroes Honored at Awards Banquet
Stories of bravery and heroism involving the men and woman who help keep Lexington safe where honored at the annual Lexington Police Awards Banquet. Video Video
Lexington PD Wins "Agency of the Year" Award
Lexington police officers have a reason to celebrate, as their department beat out hundreds of other police forces to take the title of "Agency of the Year" for 2014.
Bicyclist Injured After Hitting Parked Car In Lexington
U.K. Police were working Tuesday night to figure out why a bicyclist hit a parked car. It happened in the area of South Upper and Winslow Street.
Man Killed After Hitting Tree On Briar Hill Road
Police are trying to figure out if alcohol was a factor in a deadly crash in Lexington. It happened around 4:30 Saturday morning on Briar Hill Road.
Car Flips After Collision In Downtown Lexington
A car ended up on its top Sunday afternoon in downtown Lexington. And investigators said they were getting different reports about how it happened. Video Video
New Lexington Parks & Recreation Director Announced
On Tuesday, Mayor Jim Gray announced that Brad Chambers will fill the role of Director of the Division of Parks and Recreation.
Former Police Chief Kicks Off Lexington Mayoral Campaign
A former police chief wants to be Lexington's next mayor. Anthany Beatty kicked off his campaign Tuesday at the Embassy Suites in Lexington. Video Video
Volunteers Help Beautify Lexington's Martin Luther King Park
Lexington is always looking for ways to make sure neighborhood parks stay clean and safe. And a special project is working towards those goals in a growing area. Video Video
UPDATE: Murder Victim's Loved Ones Start Online Petition For Justice
The family and friends of a Lexington murder victim hope an online petition will help in their fight for justice. Rocardo Cole was found shot to death on Versailles Road in December of 2010.
KY Takes Back Your Unwanted Meds & Prescriptions
If you have extra pills or medications sitting around, the state is happy to take them off your hands. Kentucky took part Saturday in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. Video Video
Police Searching for 2 Lexington Bank Robbers
Just after 11 Wednesday morning, Lexington police said two armed men walked into a People's Exchange Bank on Richmond Road and demanded money.
Lexington Mayoral Candidates To Debate May 1st
Lexington's mayoral candidates are set to debate Thursday. It will come ahead of the Primary Election on May 20th.
Search Continues For Driver Who Crashed Into Lexington Business
Police are still looking for the suspected driver who crahsed into South Hill Gallery on Versailles Road. The puppy who was along for the ride appears to be in good health. Video Video
UPDATE: New Details In Shooting On Hollow Creek Road
There were new details released after a shooting that police said left a bullet lodged in a Lexington home.
Police: Gun Fired Outside Lexington Waffle House
Lexington Police were called to a Waffle House restaurant after reports of gunfire. Officers said it happened around 3:00 a.m. Sunday on Redding Road off of Tates Cre
Proposed Budget Would Help Lexington Shelter
Lexington Mayor Jim Gray’s proposed budget allocates $250 thousand dollars of the total $313 million dollar budget to The Hope Center’s emergency shelter. Video Video
Earth Day: Giving Back To The Planet
People throughout Central Kentucky will join over a billion people in 180 different countries to celebrate Earth Day on Tuesday. Video Video
CentrePointe Blasting Times Changing In Downtown Lexington
Two blasts will take place most of the week of April 21, 2014.
Lexington Student Named Finalist In 'Doodle 4 Google' Contest
An idea and a doodle could land a Lexington student a $30,000 scholarship. Josie Psimer was named as one of 50 national finalists in the 'Doodle 4 Google' competition. Video Video
Officers: No Serious Injuries After Four-Car Collision On Winchester Rd.
A section of Winchester Road in Lexington is open again after a four-car collision. Video Video
Mayoral Debate Thursday
Lexington Mayor Jim Gray will debate with mayoral challengers Anthany Beatty and Danny Mayer tomorrow on UK's campus.
UPDATE: 'Indian Charlie' Publisher Apologizes For Controversial Article
Keeneland announced Tuesday that it would stop advertising in the controversial horse-racing newsletter 'Indian Charlie.' It also said it would no longer allow the newsletter to be distributed on its grounds. Video Video
Lexington PD: Stolen Truck Slams into Police Cruiser
Officials said a pursuit of a stolen truck started in downtown Lexington early Wednesday afternoon and led to four vehicles being damaged, including the stolen vehicle and a police cruiser. Video Video
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