Content Tagged 'safety'

Lexington City Officials to Get Proposed Budget from Mayor
Nine city council members have already backed Lexington Mayor Jim Gray's proposed budget plans, which include $10 million for public safety, the homeless and affordable housing.
Man Pulls Neighbor From Burning Home
A Frankfort man is being commended for getting his neighbor out of harm's way as his home went up in flames.
Fayette County to Improve Pedestrian Safety
A grant from the Safe States Alliance has allowed Fayette County, Madison County and the Louisville Metro area to focus on keeping pedestrians safer.
Big Game Means More Police & Parking Changes Near UK Campus
Lexington Police stepped up patrol Friday in anticipation of the big UK- Louisville game in the Sweet 16. Video Video
Safety Plans in Place for UK's Match Against Louisville
Two reasons to celebrate are also two reasons for heightened security around UK's campus: the Cats are back in the Sweet 16, and they're battling against Louisville. Video Video
Lexington Mayor Wants $10 Million for Homeless, Housing and Public Safety
Mayor Jim Gray wants to spend $10 million of a $13 million city surplus on homelessness, affordable housing and public safety, in an announcement he made Friday.
Amber Alert Gets Help from Smart911
January 13 is Amber Alert Awareness Day, as it marks the 18th anniversary of the kidnapping of Amber Hagerman, who was found murdered.
Space Heater Safety Tips
In the wake of the tragic house fire that killed Muhlenberg County mom and eight of her children, experts have some tips on space heater safety. Video Video
Staying Safe and Warm when the Storm Hits
As a late winter storm inches closer to the Bluegrass, the Kentucky Public Service Commission is offering advice to those who lose power or who attempt to clear away debris from the storm.
Parents Want Improved Safety for Softball Players
The parents of a Lexington teen who was injured when she was hit by a softball while standing in a dugout are asking officials to improve safety.
Kentucky Highway Fatalities Lowest in 64 Years
According to the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety, preliminary numbers suggest 635 people were killed on state roads in 2013, down from 746 in 2012.
Staying Safe While Sledding
By taking a few easy steps, you can greatly increase your chances for a safe day of sledding. Video Video
Checkpoints to Keep Everyone Safe
Law enforcement is out at various safety checkpoints across for New Year’s Eve. They aren’t just checking for drunk drivers, the checkpoints are to make sure everyone stays safe to ring in 2014. Video Video
Safety on the Streets
Police officers say drivers need to be prepared for anything to happen on the roadways with these bitter cold temperatures. Video Video
New Safety Policy for UK-WKU Game
Fans that plan on attending the 2013 Kentucky football season opener against Western Kentucky University on August 31 at LP Field in Nashville, will face a new safety policy when entering the stadium this season as compared to previous years.
Internet Safety: KSP Offer Parents Tips To Keep Their Kids Safe
After Lexington police make an arrest, State Police discuss what parents and kids should know about using Facebook safely Video Video
2 Men Suspected In String Of Neighborhood Robberies
Lexington police are looking for two men who may be responsible for a string of robberies in the Winburn neighborhood of Lexington. Video Video
State Help Paves Way For Tates Creek Sidewalk
The state is paying about a third of the total cost Video Video
Colder Weather, More Fires
Firefighters say as temperatures dip down, they get busier. Their number one tip is to be smart. Video Video
Closed Brodhead Bridge Causes Town Headache
A closed road can cost you time and gas. People in part of Rockcastle County know the feeling all too well. One of the main bridges into Brodhead has been closed for a week. It’s causing a detour of about 20 miles for people trying to get in and out of town. Video Video
Staying Safe In The Heat And Humidity
Extreme heat can be dangerous, but sometimes, the combination of the warm weather and humidity can be even worse. Video Video
Danville Fire Dept.: Stay Safe While Deep Frying Turkey
A frozen turkey and a deep fryer don't get along. The Danville Fire Department put out a video to show what can happen if you try to deep fry a turkey that's not properly thawed. Video Video
Neighbors Call Elkhorn Creek Access Point "Dangerous"
The last place Buford "BJ" Barron III was seen alive is also the place neighbors call dangerous--a public access point on Elkhorn Creek. Video Video
Product Recall: Child Safety Seats
Dorel Juvenile USA is recalling more than 89,000 child safety seats due to incorrect labeling.
Staying Safe In Construction Zones
After a worker was struck in a work zone Sunday night, we asked officials how drivers can prevent the next construction zone accident. Video Video
Lightning Safety Awareness Week
It's Lightning Safety Awareness Week across the nation. The week is designed to remind everyone how to stay safe from lightning. Video Video
Safety Measures To Be Stepped Up On New Year's Eve
Law Enforecement will be stepping up safety measures on New Year's Eve to help make sure everyone gets home safely. Video Video
Preventing Crime During The Holidays
Law enforcement officials say a little crime prevention over the holidays can go a long way. Video Video
Winter Safety Tips for Holiday Drivers
The weather can make any trip longer and more dangerous. Whether you're going across the country, or across town, ABC 36's Paris Lewbel has some winter driving trips to help make sure you get to your destination safely. Video Video
Holiday Travel Driving Tips
Wintery weather is in the forecast for the Thanksgiving holiday travel weekend.
State Police Remind KY Drivers To 'Share The Road'
It's an important message for car and motorcycle drivers: "Share the Road".
Experts Offer ATV Safety Tips
Research shows that Kentucky is second in the nation for ATV-related injuries, so experts want to remind people how they can stay safe when riding one. Video Video
Keeping Your Toddler Safe
Everyday baby products could be putting your toddler at risk. Video Video
Kentucky Cutting School Safety Funding
Over the last 5 years, the state cut funding for school safety 58%
Winter Driving Tips
Here's what you need to know to stay accident-free on Wednesday Video Video
Man Assaulted On UK Campus
A man was assaulted on UK’s campus this morning. That’s according to police who say it happened around 3:30 a.m. behind the Kappa Sigma Fraternity House.
Illuminated Street Signs Being Installed
New street signs that light up at night are being installed at some intersections in Fayette County. Video Video
Children Learn Life Saving Lessons At Richmond Police Camp
Some children in Richmond learned what happens after an accident Tuesday. Video Video
Blue Grass Energy urges Halloween safety
With Halloween just weeks away, officials at Blue Grass Energy are encouraging parents and grandparents to protect their children and grandchildren.
Poison Control Centers Urge Caution With Certain Detergents
AAPCC says kids may mistake them for candy
Officials Discuss Kentucky Schools' Safety Procedures
In light of the school shooting in Connecticut, officials spoke about how Kentucky schools prepare for similar circumstances. Video Video
Simulator Brings Life Saving Lesson To KU Workers
Transportation workers from Kentucky Utilities received a first hand lesson Monday on the dangers of texting while driving. Video Video
State Police Offer Free Motorcycle Safety Seminar
KSP is offering a free motorcycle safety training seminar on May 17th at KSP Headquarters in Frankfort.
UK Issues Safety Notice Following Incident On Campus
UK Police were made aware of a suspicious incident in the area of the Smith Hall on Tuesday. Video Video
Lexington Fire Department Holds Fire Prevention Festival
Lexington firefighters came together at the 5/3 Bank Pavilion to hold a festival promoting National Fire Prevention Week Monday. Video Video
Cyber Safety Tips You And Your Children Need To Know
June is National Internet Safety Month, and the Kentucky attorney general's office has some tips to keep in mind. Video Video
Officials Urge Extreme Caution With Fireworks
The Kentucky Division of Forestry and the Division of Fire Prevention are reminding Kentuckians to be safe with fireworks this summer, especially in light of the dry weather.
Two Million Baby Bathers Recalled
There's an important safety recall parents need to know about. It involves about 2 million baby bathers.
Heat Safety Tips
From the Lexington Fayette County Health Department
Heat Safety Tips You Need To Keep In Mind
The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department is reminding everyone to follow safety precautions to avoid heat-related illnesses.
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