Playing in unity with Special Olympics Kentucky

Kentucky Special Olympics teams hit the court at Rupp Arena Wednesday night, but they weren't alone.

UPDATE: Missing Laurel County girl found safe

A young girl in Laurel County was found safe Wednesday night, three and a half hours after she went missing.

UPDATE: Road reopens in Pulaski County after log truck crash

Kentucky 914 in Pulaski County reopened shortly after 9:30 p.m. after being closed nearly four hours following a log truck accident.

Laurel County Superintendent explains metal detector decision

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- A letter today from the Laurel County Schools’ superintendent says the district is saying no to a metal detector donation, for...
Telephone, Hotline

Georgetown Community Hospital’s phone system affected by outage

Georgetown Community Hospital’s phone system is currently being affected by an area-wide outage in the Windstream network.
Valley View Ferry

Valley View Ferry remains closed due to high water conditions

The Valley View Ferry remains closed due to high water conditions on the Kentucky River.
Knott County Flooding

FEMA expected in Eastern Kentucky to assess flood damage

A team from FEMA is expected to arrive in Kentucky Thursday to determine the extent of damage from flooding earlier this month.

Teen arrested at school, accused of making threat

The Franklin County Sheriff's Office says a teenager was taken into custody after deputies investigated two threats made against Western Hills High School.

Sheriff: Man turns co-worker in after making school threat

Jacob Lee Davenport was arrested after the Laurel County Sheriff's Office says he told a co-worker he planned to become the next school shooter.

Cinemark banning big bags from its theaters

Big bag ban at Cinemark Theatres starts Thursday.

Burglary suspect held at gunpoint by homeowner

A Lexington homeowner held a burglary suspect at gunpoint Wednesday morning until police arrived.

Man charged in the shooting deaths of 3 people, unborn child

Authorities accuse 37-year-old Paul Brock of killing three people and an unborn child in Corbin.

Two reported school threats, one charged in Lawrence County

State Police investigated two separate threats of school violence in Lawrence County on Tuesday, resulting in one teenager being charged and another being disciplined by the school.
Family Dollar Store- Race Street In Lexington

LPD: Large group of juveniles steal from Family Dollar

Lexington Police say a group of 15-to-20 juveniles stole items from a Family Dollar on Race Street Tuesday night and ran out of the store.  

Young girl accused of making school threat in Anderson County

A thirteen year old girl was charged Tuesday after State Police say she wrote a threat of school violence on the wall of a bathroom at Anderson County Middle School.

Booneville man arrested following stabbing

A Booneville man is in jail accused of stabbing another man in Owsley County, according to the Sheriff’s Office.

Motorcyclist accused of going 170 mph on I-64

A man was arrested in Lexington Tuesday after investigators say he drove his motorcycle at speeds reaching 170 miles per hour on I-64 near the Fayette-Clark County line.

“Stop the Bleed” trains officers to help trauma patients

After recent violence and threats, there is a new sense of importance to a mass casualty training exercise already planned in Frankfort.

Harrison County inmate back in custody 

Escaped inmate found in Florence Kentucky.

Arrest made in Laurel County school threat

A teenager was arrested on Tuesday, accused of posting a threat against North Laurel Middle School.
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Boil Water Advisory for part of Rockcastle County

A Boil Water Advisory was issued Tuesday afternoon for all Eastern Rockcastle Water Association customers on Highway 490.
Flu Deaths

Flu deaths go up in Fayette County

The number of flu deaths in Fayette County has increased.

Criminal justice changes touted to curb prison population

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - With Kentucky's prisons expected to run out of space by mid-2019, proposals to curb rising incarceration rates picked up some...
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U of L must vacate wins and pay fine over sex scandal

The University of Louisville must vacate 123 victories including the championship, and return millions in conference revenue from the 2012-15 NCAA Tournaments.

Corbin attorney pledged thousands for school metal detectors

An attorney with Copeland & Romines Law Office has pledged $20,000 to buy metal detectors for each of the five schools in the Corbin Independent schools district.

Inmate escapes after becoming disruptive in court

The search is on for an inmate who escaped custody during a court appearance Monday afternoon, according to the Harrison County jailer. 

Ezel man arrested in child abuse case

An Ezel man was arrested Monday on child abuse charges after a young girl was discovered with injuries to her body, according to KSP.
Road Construction Ahead

Reconstruction to begin on US 68 in Nicholas County

Drivers prepare to find alternate routes with upcoming US 68 reconstruction.
Gun, School, Weapon

Student brings pellet gun to school in Robertson County

KSP investigates gun brought to Robertson County school.

Man faces more than a dozen charges for soliciting sex from minors

Man solicits sex from minors and now faces 13 charges.

Lexington-based Website Tracks Gun Violence Across the Country

Since the Florida shooting many people are going to the internet to get more information and statistics on gun violence.

Jessamine Co. school threat suspect talks from jail

Cody Ritchey, 18, and Tristan Kelly, 19, are behind bars, charged with terroristic threatening after a Snapchat post suggested harm would come to students at school.
Traffic Alert

KU work to impact traffic on Arrowhead Drive

Work on Arrowhead Driver expected to cause delays.

Louisville man charged with human trafficking, promoting prostitution

Nigel Karl Nicholas, of Louisville, is charged with human trafficking and promoting prostitution.
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Boil water advisory for portions of Estill County

The Estill County Water District issues a boil water advisory.

13-year-old accused of posting threat against school

A 13-year-old Clay County Middle School student is accused of posting a threat against the school on Facebook.

KSP: Teen arrested for making threat against middle school

Kentucky State Police say a teen was arrested after making a threat against Laurel County Middle School.
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Estill County deaths likely murder-suicide

ESTILL COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- Police in Estill County say two people in Irvine seem to have died from a murder-suicide. The coroner says a married...

Arrest made in Whitley County triple murder

WHITLEY COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- An arrest has been made in what investigators are now calling a triple murder in Whitley County. Corbin Police say they...

Madison Southern: NO actual threat

MADISON COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- Madison County Schools says a rumored threat at Madison Southern High School has no merit. The district says it will continue...

High number of school threats reported this week in Kentucky

School threats reported in several Kentucky counties.

UK students dance the night away to raise funds to fight cancer

Dance Blue raises millions in the fight against cancer.

Man identified in fatal Jessamine County crash

Jessamine County fatal crash victim identified.

Woman left with minor injuries after being stabbed

Woman stabbed in Lexington off Cambridge Drive.

Man busted for possessing thousands of dollars in meth

Lewis County man arrested for large quantity of meth.
Knox Co. Sheriff's Dept. confirms it is investigating school threat

Knox County Sheriff investigating school threat

KNOX COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- The Knox County Sheriff's Department confirms it is investigating social media threats made against the county's school system. "We will work...

Mentor takes 50 young men to see “Black Panther”

Movies are powerful. They entertain, make us think, and make us feel valued. A Lexington community leader took advantage of that power Saturday. He took as many young African American men as he could to see the new "Black Panther" movie.
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A husband and wife are dead in Estill County

Police are trying to figure out what let to the death of two people in Irvine.
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Corbin police investigating a double homicide

Police are investigating what led to two peoples deaths.

Jessamine County man dies after hitting tree

A Jessamine County man loses his life in an accident.
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UPDATE: two arrested for school threat in Jessamine Co.

The Jessamine County Sheriff's Office confirms it is investigating a photo that appears to threaten a school.

London man charged with sodomy

Laurel County Sheriff’s Office arrested a London man on charges of sodomy Friday.

Lexington man robbed by suspect with knife

Lexington police are investigating a robbery that took place early Saturday morning involving a knife.

Special election to replace lawmaker who killed himself

Voters in a Louisville, Kentucky, suburb will soon choose a successor for a Republican state lawmaker who killed himself last year after a woman publicly accused him of sexually assaulting her in his basement when she was a teenager and he was her pastor.

Bethany Christian Mission celebrates 92 years

The center's role has changed several times over the past 92 years, but the overall mission hasn't.

Arrest made in Lawrence County theft investigation

State police accuse the acting chief of Fallsburg fire department, William Hall with using department funds for his own benefit.
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Zachariah man dies in freak interstate accident

A tree fell on a car, killing a man in Wolfe County, according to Kentucky State Police.

Big Lexington church moving to Jessamine County

Clays Mill Baptist Church in Lexington is moving to neighboring Jessamine County for more space for its growing congregation.
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Boil Water Advisory in Garrard County

A boil water advisory has been issued for some customers in Garrard County.

In poor taste? Softball team raffling guns

In the days after the recent school shooting, a raffle in Anderson County is drawing anger from some, and support from others.
Flooding in Powell Co.

Travel Advisory: Water covered roads in NE Kentucky

There are portions of roads under water in parts of northeast Kentucky.
Flu Deaths

Flu deaths continue to rise in Kentucky

Health officials say the total number of people who died from the flu in Kentucky is now at 132.

Bond set at $1 million cash for couple accused in toddler’s death

A not guilty plea was entered for a Berea couple charged with murder in connection to the death of a toddler, according to court records.

Bevin orders flags lowered in honor of Florida shooting victims

Governor Matt Bevin has directed flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff beginning immediately until sunset on February 19 in honor of the victims and their families.
School, Threat

Increased police presence at Lincoln Co. school after threat

There is increased police presence at Lincoln County High School following a threat made by a student on Thursday, according to officials with the school district.

University, federal prison partner to offer class

Eastern Kentucky University and the Federal Bureau of Prisons launching Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program for students and inmates.
Auto, Theft, Stolen, Vehicle

Suspect allegedly steals two different cars in Lexington overnight

According to police, a man stole two separate cars in Lexington overnight, before a citizen's tip led to his arrest.

Lexington VA facilities to be renamed

The two campuses of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in Lexington will be renamed to honor two Kentucky heroes.

KSU and Hope Street Group announce the Opportunity Access Network

Kentucky State University and Hope Street formally announced their partnership in the creation of the Opportunity Access Network Feb. 15 on the University campus.

Man charged with three business burglaries in Lexington

A man has been charged in connection to three commercial burglaries in Lexington dating back to December, according to Lexington Police.

Kentucky schools react to Florida shooting

The superintendent at the  Florida school that became the site of the latest mass shooting this week says the gunman got into school around dismissal, what he called a fairly "open" time for the school. Are any central Kentucky school districts re-assessing safety plans in light of that?

KSP: Safe Schools Initiative helps prepare for the worst

To try and keep schools as safe as possible, many districts have paired up with Kentucky State Police to go over exactly what to do in situations like an active shooter.
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Sexual harassment claim made against Fayette County coroner

The Human Rights Commission of Lexington says Fayette County Coroner Gary Ginn is being investigated for sexual harassment.

Berea couple charged with murder after toddler dies

William Butler and Seara Clements are charged with murder in the death of a Berea toddler.

Portion of Lexington Building’s facade falls onto sidewalk

Part of the Lexington Building in downtown broke off and fell to the sidewalk on Thursday.

Date night at Waffle House?

When you think of Valentine's Day, what do you think of? Flowers? Candlelight? What about Waffle House?

Search on for missing Lexington teenager

If you see 16-year old Brisa Garcia, call Lexington Police or 911.

Clay woman arrested after being served warrant

KSP arrests woman after serving her warrant.
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Moms Rally for “Common Sense” Gun Laws

A group of mothers were in Frankfort advocating for what they call "common sense" gun laws.
Valley View Ferry

Valley View Ferry remains closed due to high water

The Valley View Ferry remains closed due to high water conditions on the Kentucky River.
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Kennedy Mill Bridge to close for repairs

Motorists are asked to use alternate route while Kennedy Mill Bridge is closed for repairs.
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Teen seriously injured in dirt bike crash

Dirt bike vs. vehicle crash leaves teen in serious condition.

2 accused of burglarizing deceased man’s home

Two people are charged with burglarizing the home of a Powell Count man who had died.

Kentucky couples encouraged to go KY Proud for their wedding day

Kentucky Proud offers great ways for couples to make their wedding day unique.
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UPDATE: Big turnout for free flu shots in Lexington

More than one-hundred people took advantage of the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department's free flu shot clinic on Tuesday, according to the health department.

Small fire in UK dorm, no injuries reported

A small fire in the Woodland Glen 4 dormitory at UK was quickly extinguished early Tuesday evening.

KSU and Hope Street Group work to grow partnership

KSU and Hope Street Group partner up to help students and educators.

Mini grants available for summer meal sponsors

Generous funds have created mini grants to support summer meal services.

UPDATE: Jacks Creek Pike reopens following crash

Jacks Creek Pike in Fayette County reopened Tuesday night after being closed for hours due to an accident.

Kansas man arrested and extradited for trying to purchase Kentucky child

Beshear’s Cyber Crimes Unit investigation leads to arrest of a man for human trafficking and child sex charges.

Estill County Restaurant stays afloat during flooding

Estill County is still dealing with a flooded Kentucky River after high rains over the weekend caused the river to rise to above 26 feet, more than double its normal depth.
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US 25/ Richmond Road widening project to start next week

Expect delays as road work begins next week on US 25/Richmond Road.

The future of manufacturing jobs in KY highlighted during tour

The president of the National Association of Manufacturers was in Kentucky Tuesday to talk about jobs and the future of the industry.
Flu Deaths

Number of flu-related deaths in Fayette County rises

The number of people in Fayette County who have died from the flu this season has risen to 12, according to the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department.  

Allegiant offering nonstop flight to Destin from Lexington

Allegiant announced Tuesday it was offering nonstop flights from Lexington to Destin, Florida starting in June.

Coroner: Lexington woman’s death “accidental”

The Fayette County Coroner's Office now says the death of a woman found in her driveway was an accident.

UPDATE: Bourbon Co. shooting victims identified, ruled domestic violence murder

Kentucky State Police are investigating a domestic violence murder after one person was found dead, and another critically injured, at a home Tuesday morning.
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Free flu shots offered Tuesday in Lexington

Get a flu shot for free in Lexington Tuesday.
School Classroom

Fayette County Public Schools update schedule due to snow days

Fayette County Public Schools will have classes on a previously scheduled day off due to snow days.

Weekend rain causes heavy flooding in Eastern Kentucky counties

Heavy rain impacted the community in Hazard over the weekend, covering several roads and flooding homes.

People in Estill County want radioactive waste removed from landfill

Some people in Estill County are asking the state to rethink a plan that would leave more than a thousand tons of illegally dumped radioactive waste in an Estill County landfill.

Famed basketball player Terry Mobley passes away

University of Kentucky leader and famed basketball player Terry Mobley passes away after a long illness.
Fatal Crash GFX

Paint Lick man killed in crash

Investigators are looking into the cause of a single-car crash in Rockcastle County that left a man dead.
Hands On Originals

Governor: Company shouldn’t have to make gay pride shirts

Governor Matt Bevin is asking the Kentucky Supreme Court to side with Hands-On Originals for refusing to fill a t-shirt order for the Gay Pride Festival in Lexington.

Coroner: Woman found in driveway possible homicide victim

Police say the body of a woman was discovered in a driveway on Leslie Court Monday.

Courthouse dome closed for almost 60 years is reopened

The city unveils Lexington's Historic Courthouse's restored dome.
Polar Plunge, Special Olympics Kentucky

Rain not enough for 2018 polar plunge participants

Rain was not enough for about 200 people Saturday in Lexington. 
Armed, Robbery

Armed robbery at Lexington Arby’s

A gun was involved at a robbery Sunday morning at an Arby's.
Shooting Graphic, Police

Man found in roadway with gunshot wound

Police stumbled upon a gunshot victim this morning around 1 a.m. 

Woman found dead in Knox County

In Knox County, a woman was found dead Saturday morning in flood waters behind a Baptist church.

Southeastern Kentucky experiences severe flooding

"A long heart-wrenching" 24 hours" is how the Harlan County Judge-Executive described the flooding.

Winter Weather Advisory…

A major warm up is in store for the Bluegrass Region by midweek as temperatures will rise well into the 60s. However, more heavy rains may accompany these spring-like temperatures.
Shooting Graphic, Police

Two shot at Lexington motorcycle club

Two people went to the hospital in Lexington after a shooting early Sunday morning at a motorcycle club.

Police investigating fatal stabbing in Shelbyville

Police are investigating a fatal stabbing

Winter Weather Advisory for tonight…

Spring-like temperatures on the way along with more heavy rainfall...
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Five people dead after Johnson County shooting spree

Five people are dead after a shooting spree in Johnson County

Family frantically searching for missing Richmond man

Family and friends are looking for a man who's been missing for more than a week.
Road Closed Sign

UPDATE: I-75 in Laurel Co. open after fatal crash

Emergency crews in Laurel County were called to a multiple-vehicle crash on Interstate 75 Saturday afternoon. 
Fire, Flames

Woman injured in mobile home fire in Anderson Co.

A woman was hospitalized after her mobile home caught fire early Saturday morning. 

Richmond Police search for missing Lexington man

Richmond Police are searching for a missing Lexington man.

Semi truck fire off I-75 in Georgetown

Scott County Fire Department responded to a semi on fire Friday night. 
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Boyle County Public Schools out Monday due to illness

Boyle County Public Schools will be closed Monday because so many students, faculty and staff are ill.

FFA students raising money to help community

Some middle school students in Georgetown are trying to help their community, but first, they need your help.

EKU Risk Management and Insurance program ranks top 20 nationally

The Risk Management and Insurance Program at Eastern Kentucky University ranks in the top 20 nationally, according to the February 2018 issue of Best’s Review magazine.

KSU marching band to perform in New Orleans for Mardi Gras

The Kentucky State University marching band will perform during three parades as part of the Mardi Gras festivities Feb. 10-13.
Beer Being Poured From Bottle

House OKs bill raising limits on sales by microbreweries

When someone wants to purchase a keg of beer from craft brewer Adam Watson, he has to turn them away because Kentucky law limits his sales per cust

Missing Garrard County hiker found

The search for missing hiker Jessica Burk ended Friday morning after she was found safe near the same area where she disappeared,
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UK Cheerleaders chosen to represent U.S.A. at Winter Olympics

The National Champion University of Kentucky Cheerleaders will represent the United States at the Winter Olympics in South Korea.

Possible lane closures on I-75 in Lexington Friday, Saturday

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says lane closures could affect Interstate 75 in Lexington Friday and Saturday. 
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Lexington couple sentenced to federal prison for selling drugs

A couple who admitted moving from California to Lexington to sell drugs was sentenced to federal prison.

EKU Case Dining Hall “represents community”

The food itself might nourish the body, but there’s something about a campus dining hall that feeds the soul.

Mother accused of leaving children home alone with no food

A Knox County mother is accused of leaving her six children home alone with no food for hours, according to State Police.

New principal named at Tates Creek Elementary

Superintendent Manny Caulk announced Carrie Paul as the next principal of Tates Creek Elementary Thursday.
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Con artist using Publishers Clearing House name pleads guilty

Man pleads guilty to posing as a Publishers Clearing House employee to scam a woman out of thousands of dollars, according to the attorney general.
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Gang Violence Bill passes House Committee

A bill that would make recruiting gang members a felony in Kentucky passed its first legislative hurdle in Frankfort this week.
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BBB warns of “free government grant scam”

The Better Business Bureau says a Lincoln County woman was taken by a scammer offering free government grants.

New agreement will keep UK men’s basketball at Rupp

The Lexington Center Corporation (LCC) and the University of Kentucky have agreed to a new 15-year lease for Rupp Arena.

UPDATE: Search for missing hiker now called recovery effort

The search for a missing hiker in Garrard County is now being called a recovery effort, according to search crews.

Streets closing in Frankfort for Capital Plaza demolition work

The Capital Plaza Complex redevelopment project will mean street closures around the site of the project.

Family remembers shooting victim found near Lexington apartment complex

Mikel Willis, 19, was found dead near a dumpster, close to the Shropshire apartments. The coroner confirms he died of multiple gunshot wounds.

UPDATE: Victim identified, police charge Lexington man with murder, rape, kidnapping

The name of the man who was found shot dead on the front porch of a Squires Woods Way apartment Tuesday night has been released.
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Bourbon Country named a top travel destination by Lonely Planet

Bourbon Country has been named one  of the "Top 10 Travel Destinations in the United States" for 2018 by Lonely Planet

UPDATE: Juvenile arrested in overnight shooting of two teenagers

Two Fayette County students were the victims of an overnight shooting. The coroner says 15-year-old Kevin Olmeda died in the shooting.
School Classroom

Growing number of schools cancel classes due to illness

Clark County is one of a growing number of school systems cancelling classes the rest of the week due to illness.
Traffic Alert

Accident closes one lane of Nicholasville Rd.

One lane is closed on Nicholasville Road at Arcadia Park in Lexington in front of the Baptist Health Hospital. 
Valley View Ferry

Valley View Ferry closed until further notice

The Valley View Ferry is closed until further notice due to high water conditions.

Delong Road back open after semi flatbed overturns

Lexington road now open after a semi flatbed overturned.

UPDATE: One teen killed, victim identified, another wounded in Lexington shooting

Lexington police say a double shooting left one teenager dead and another in critical condition.

UPDATE: Name released of murder victim found shot by dumpster

Lexington police launch a murder investigation after the body of a 19-year-old is found near a dumpster.

Casey County man indicted for assault of nurses and officer

AG Beshear to lead prosecution in assault case against Liberty man.
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Street closures begin in Frankfort for Capital Plaza demolition

Street closures will begin in Frankfort Thursday for the Capital Plaza demolition work.

UofL named Tree Campus USA, 8th year in a row

The Arbor Day Foundation has named the University of Louisville a Tree Campus USA for the eighth consecutive year, according to UofL. 

Man in custody for deadly shooting in October

Police have charged Robert McKissic with the murder of Anthony Carter.

Kentucky teen featured on comedy podcast found shot to death

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - A Kentucky teen who had been featured on a popular comedy podcast has been found shot to death. The Fayette County...

Three shootings in Lexington, 2 fatal

Lexington police were busy responding to three shootings within a five-hour period.

UPDATE: Laurel County Sheriff located missing man

Golden alert issued in Laurel County for missing man.

KYEM activates its Emergency Operations Center

Kentucky Emergency Management reports they have activated their State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC), at a Level 4, which consists of KYEM personnel monitoring the weather system.

Bevin makes appointments to Fayette Co. Fiscal Court

Governor Matt Bevin has made the following appointments to the Fayette County Fiscal Court.

Capital Plaza Tower fire put out

The Frankfort Fire Department and Frankfort Police Department are investigating a fire at the Plaza Tower.

Eagles QB proposes to girlfriend here in the bluegrass

Not too long after the Philadelphia Eagles won the Super Bowl, its injured quarterback proposed to his lovely lady at a well known Kentucky spot.

Lincoln County shooting victim identified

The victim in a fatal shooting in Lincoln County has been identified as 31-year-old Kala Francisco.

I-75 north traffic in Fayette County slowed due to tanker truck crash

A crash involving a tanker truck slows northbound traffic on I-75 in Lexington.

Update: Kidnapping suspect called “armed and dangerous” caught

They Boyle County Sheriff's Office is looking for 23-year-old Kyle E. Smith, of Danville, who is accused of kidnapping and assaulting a woman Tuesday morning.

Woman killed in Lincoln County shooting

One person was shot Monday night in Lincoln County, according to State Police.
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LG&E and KU giving campaign generates $2 million

Employees of LG&E and KU raise $2 million during "giving" campaign.

Officer Daniel Ellis Memorial 5K to be held in April

3rd annual 5K to be for fallen officer in April.

Prison club helps connect veterans

Inmates at one Kentucky prison are using their shared past experiences to create a brotherhood behind bars that also reaches out and helps the local community.

Victim in fatal shooting in Lexington identified

The Fayette County Coroner's Office says 19-year-old Carl Garner Jr. was shot and killed at his home in Lexington on Sunday.

Laurel County woman charged with manslaughter following crash

Deputies charged Kayla Brock with manslaughter following a crash in Laurel County.
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Shelter offers tips for helping the homeless when it’s cold

Hope Center offers tip on how to help the homeless get through the winter months.

Justin Timberlake to perform at Rupp Arena

Justin Timberlake will be performing at the Rupp Arena on September 19.
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Mayor announces new Lexington police chief

Mayor Jim Gray announced Monday that Lawrence Weathers will be the new police chief for the city of Lexington.

Man shot inside own home in Lexington

A man was critically injured in Lexington late Sunday night, after being shot in his own home.

Sunshine and bitter cold for Monday…

Expect another shot of a mixture of snow and rain moving in on Tuesday night.

Deputy sent to hospital after drug arrest

Also in Franklin County, a sheriff's deputy needed treatment after arresting a Lawrenceburg man on drug charges.

Frankfort Police looking for missing teenagers

The Frankfort Police Department is asking for help finding two teenagers.

Light snow, gusty winds and rapidly falling temperatures tonight…

Our overall weather pattern will not be changing much as we can expect a chance of mixed precipitation about every other day.

Snow to rain then back to snow before ending late Sunday…

Expect an unsettled weather week as several storm systems will traverse our region giving us a chance of a mixture of rain and snow.

Old Friends’ Private Zone euthanized in Versailles

According to Old Friends Farm, Multiple grade 1 winner Private Zone was euthanized Saturday at Park Equine Hospital in Versailles. 

Woman accused of shooting husband

The Laurel County Sheriff's Office has arrested a woman after a shooting Saturday afternoon.

A mixture of snow and rain…

Expect a mixture of snow and rain on and off all week.

Pedestrian killed in Clark Co. crash

The Clark County Fire Department confirmed a pedestrian was killed after being struck by a car Friday night
Traffic Alert

US 27 in Jessamine Co. reopens after serious crash

Nicholasville Police confirm a serious collision took place on US 27 in Jessamine County that shutdown the roadway.

UPDATE: Wreck blocking right lane of KY 914 in Pulaski Co. is now clear

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet reports a crash happened on KY 80 and KY 914 Saturday. 

Lexington Police investigate overnight armed robbery and attempted

Lexington Police confirmed an attempted armed robbery and another robbery took place early Saturday morning. 

Woman shot to death in car in Louisville

A teen was shot and killed in Louisville Friday night, according to our ABC affiliate, WHAS. 

UPDATE: US 27 in Pulaski County reopens following tanker truck crash

US 27 in Pulaski County reopened around 11:00 p.m. Friday after being closed most of the day following a gasoline tanker truck accident.

Woman suffers minor injuries after being hit by car

A woman suffered minor injuries Friday night after being hit by a car on Polo Club Lane, according to police.

KSU advisor honored by Mizzou

A Kentucky State University faculty member and administrator is being honored by the University of Missouri. 
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UPDATE: Woman pleads guilty in deadly DUI crash

A woman responsible for the 2016 deaths of a Louisville police detective and a University of Kentucky employee pleaded guilty Friday, according to court records. 

Police: Louisville detective shot in face is out of hospital

A Louisville police detective shot in the face during a drug bust is out of the hospital a day after the shooting.

Bevin announces new website to combat opiod crisis

Governor Matt Bevin announced a new website he believes will improve access to treatment and combat the opiod crisis.

High school makes friendship bracelets for Marshall County students

Students were encouraged to wear Marshall County blue and orange on Friday as a symbol of solidarity.

Lexington mayor to announce police chief choice Monday

Lexington Mayor Jim Gray is scheduled to announce his choice for the city's new police chief Monday.

Sen. Danny Carroll talks solutions and spirit as colleagues recognize Marshall County

Before lawmakers left Frankfort for the weekend, they passed a resolution, honoring the Marshall County community in the wake of the school shooting there last week.

Woman killed in crash in Laurel County

The Laurel County Sheriff's Office says a single-car accident killed a woman Thursday.
Flu Deaths

Flu-related deaths in Kentucky now at 100

Health officials are reporting 100 flu-related deaths in Kentucky.

Accidental alert puts two Lexington schools on lockdown

Two Lexington high schools went into lockdown after an alert was sent by malfunctioning equipment.

School threat at Corbin Middle School

Corbin Middle School was on ‘soft’ lockdown Thursday morning for approximately one hour while school resource officers and staff investigated rumors of a safety threat, according to the school system.

Snow covered roads in eastern Kentucky

Some roads in eastern and southeastern Kentucky were snow-covered and slick Thursday night, according to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.

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