How to safely view the solar eclipse
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How to safely view the solar eclipse

Experts talk about how to safely and properly photograph next month's solar eclipse.
Traffic Alert:  I-75 backup at Madison-Fayette line
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Traffic Alert: I-75 backup at Madison-Fayette line

Traffic was backed up in both directions on I-75 in Madison County at the Fayette County line late Thursday night following an accident involving a semi, according to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.
UPDATE:  Teenager charged in Lexington murder
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UPDATE: Teenager charged in Lexington murder

A Georgetown teenager has been charged with murder and robbery in connection to a deadly shooting in Lexington, according to Lexington Police.
Local county fairs stress safety after Ohio accident
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Local county fairs stress safety after Ohio accident

With fair season getting into full swing here in Kentucky many are wondering how safe these rides really are and what goes into making sure accidents like the one in Ohio don't happen here. 
Lexington apartment building catches fire
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Lexington apartment building catches fire

An apartment building that was under renovation caught fire Thursday afternoon in Lexington, according to officials.
Beshear: Pulaski Judge Denies Somerset Doctor Shock Probation
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Beshear: Pulaski Judge Denies Somerset Doctor Shock Probation

Attorney General Andy Beshear announced that a motion for shock probation filed by a Somerset doctor has been denied.
Kentuckians prepare for Total Solar Eclipse 2017
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Kentuckians prepare for Total Solar Eclipse 2017

Kentuckians are preparing for the sight of a lifetime -- A total solar eclipse on August 21, 2017.
Free school supplies for some students in Fayette and Jessamine Co.
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Free school supplies for some students in Fayette and Jessamine Co.

Free school supplies will be passed out to some Fayette County and Jessamine County School students.
Two killed after truck hits tree
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Two killed after truck hits tree

Two men were killed in a crash on Keene Road Wednesday night.
LPD: Woman shoplifts, hits car while fleeing
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LPD: Woman shoplifts, hits car while fleeing

A woman accused of shoplifting is also accused of causing a crash while running from the scene.
Kentucky reacts to the transgender military ban
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Kentucky reacts to the transgender military ban

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – After the tweet from the president Wednesday, many people were very vocal about his stance. While transgender service members have been able to serve openly in the military since last year, after Trump’s ban, locals are now wondering what will happen to the fate of those currently serving? There are two […]
LCSO:  Inmate walks away from work release detail
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LCSO: Inmate walks away from work release detail

The search is on for a Laurel County inmate who walked away from a work release detail on Wednesday, according to the Laurel County Sheriff's Office.
Former UK football player shot
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Former UK football player shot

Former UK football player and current Phelps High School Head Coach David Jones has been shot in West Virginia, according to the Mingo County Sheriff's Office.
Lexington inmate fails to return after medical appointment
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Lexington inmate fails to return after medical appointment

A jail inmate in Lexington didn't return from a court-ordered medical pass Wednesday afternoon, according to the Fayette County Detention Center.
Whitley County woman steals from fatal crash victim
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Whitley County woman steals from fatal crash victim

WHITLEY COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- A Whitley County woman stole property from a fatal crash victim. According to the Whitley County Sheriff’s Department, 36 year-old Scott B. Bray, of the Poplar Creek community, was killed when he lost control of his motorcycle and struck a tree down an approximately 20 ft. embankment. Whitley County 911 received […]
Mason County crews work to reopen closed roads
2 days ago
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Mason County crews work to reopen closed roads

MASON COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – According to the Kentucky Department of Highways District 9, some roads within Mason County could be reopened soon. After last weekends strong storms, several roads within the county were made impassible due to damage caused by heavy rain. As state highway crews continue the cleanup effort, a few roads may […]
Police:  Gunfire hits two cars in Thorntons parking lot
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Police: Gunfire hits two cars in Thorntons parking lot

A man opened fire in the parking lot of Thorton's off Redding Road in Lexington Wednesday afternoon, according to officials.
KYTC to install warning system at Laurel County intersection
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KYTC to install warning system at Laurel County intersection

MANCHESTER, Ky. (WTVQ)- The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) will be installing an Intersection Conflict Warning System (ICWS) to a busy intersection in Laurel county. The approach warning system will be installed at the KY 192/Thompson Poynter Road/Boggs Road intersection. The system is an attempt to reduce the amount of crashes at the intersection and will be […]
Rupp Arena to host job fair in August
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Rupp Arena to host job fair in August

LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) – Rupp Arena is preparing for a busy event season by holding a job fair on August 12th to staff up for the 2017-2018 event season. When Rupp reopens in September, there will be more than 300 seasonal positions available. Departmental positions will be available for Security, Guest Services, Concessions, Box Office, and Parking. […]
Police: Toddler hit and killed by vehicle in Rockcastle Co.
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Police: Toddler hit and killed by vehicle in Rockcastle Co.

A toddler is dead after being hit by a vehicle in Mt. Vernon, according to State Police.
Lexington Police arrest a man they say robbed a bank in March
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Lexington Police arrest a man they say robbed a bank in March

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Lexington Police say they have arrested a man that robbed a bank on March 31. Michael T. Taylor, 39, was arrested early Tuesday at a motel on Stanton Way, according to investigators. Officials say Taylor and 25-year-old Jermaine Benton walked into United Bank on Harrodsburg Road demanded money. Investigators continue […]
Escaped inmate apprehended within several hours
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Escaped inmate apprehended within several hours

An inmate at Blackburn Correctional Complex walked away early Wednesday afternoon but was apprehended within a few hours of escaping, according to officials.
New Immunization Regulation in Effect for the 2017-18 School Year
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New Immunization Regulation in Effect for the 2017-18 School Year

The new immunization regulation requires all children attending child day care centers, certified family childcare homes and other licensed facilities that care for children, preschool programs, and public and private primary and secondary schools to have a current immunization certificate on file.
Fire call at same house two days in a row
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Fire call at same house two days in a row

For the second day in a row, Lexington firefighters were called to a home on Swigert Avenue.
Daniel Boone National Forest extends ban on ginseng harvest
2 days ago
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Daniel Boone National Forest extends ban on ginseng harvest

The Daniel Boone National Forest has extended its ban on harvesting wild ginseng through the 2017 season.
Kentucky Democratic PAC director charged with theft, forgery
2 days ago
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Kentucky Democratic PAC director charged with theft, forgery

The director of a Kentucky Democratic political action committee has been arrested on charges including theft and forgery.
Richmond man accused of stealing truck, running from police
2 days ago
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Richmond man accused of stealing truck, running from police

State Police say a Richmond man was under the influence when he stole a pickup truck and led authorities on a chase that ended in a crash and eventual arrest.
Fighting violence with vegetables
3 days ago
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Fighting violence with vegetables

Lexington has had four shootings in less than four days with two deaths.
UPDATE:  Man charged in deadly Lexington shooting
3 days ago
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UPDATE: Man charged in deadly Lexington shooting

A man has been charged in connection to a deadly shooting in Lexington last Sunday, according to Lexington Police.
Three injured after truck crashes into house
3 days ago
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Three injured after truck crashes into house

A truck smashes into a family's Madison County home leaving an elderly couple and their daughter hurt.
Jessamine County School Board names new superintendent
3 days ago
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Jessamine County School Board names new superintendent

JESSAMINE COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- Veteran Educator, Matt Moore has been named Jessamine County Schools Superintendent. The Jessamine County School Board called a special meeting Monday and voted unanimously to appoint Moore as the new superintendent. Jessamine County Board of Education Chair, Amy Day, said that Moore stood out from the other 16 candidates with a […]
6 arrests made in Mt. Sterling drug bust
3 days ago
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6 arrests made in Mt. Sterling drug bust

MT. STERLING, Ky (WTVQ)- 6 individuals were arrested after being found in the possession of illegal drugs. The Mount Sterling Police Department responded to a local hotel after receiving a complaint. When officers arrives, they witnessed criminal activity. A large amount of suspected Crystal Methamphetamine was seized at the scene. All suspects involved have been […]
2 people arrested on multiple charges in Laurel County
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2 people arrested on multiple charges in Laurel County

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- Two individuals were arrested Monday afternoon after deputies received a referral regarding a physical abuse complaint. 29 year-old Stephanie Lynne Smith of London and 23 year-old Jason Darrell Smith of London are both charged with public intoxication, controlled substances; possession of drug paraphernalia; and wanton endangerment in the second-degree. Sheriff John […]
Deputies: Two people injured after vehicle runs through house in Richmond
3 days ago
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Deputies: Two people injured after vehicle runs through house in Richmond

Deputies say two people were injured after a truck ran through a house in Richmond.
Man dies after crashing into a tree over the weekend
3 days ago
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Man dies after crashing into a tree over the weekend

A man has died after crashing his vehicle into a tree on Sunday, according to the coroner.
Noah’s Ark park transfers land back to for-profit affiliate
3 days ago
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Noah’s Ark park transfers land back to for-profit affiliate

Officials of a Noah's Ark theme park have sold their main parcel back to a for-profit affiliate days after Kentucky's tourism agency said the park had breached an incentive agreement that would refund a portion of the sales tax collected at the site.
Eastern Kentucky University hosts Active Shooter Training for Law Enforcement
3 days ago
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Eastern Kentucky University hosts Active Shooter Training for Law Enforcement

Over a hundred volunteers and members of several Kentucky Law enforcement agencies participated in active shooter training on the campus of Eastern Kentucky University.
Chief Deputy of Powell County passed away
3 days ago
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Chief Deputy of Powell County passed away

Robert Earl “Rog” Mathews died of Heart failure at UK hospital on Saturday, according to colleagues.
LPD: Parking lot shooting leaves one injured
3 days ago
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LPD: Parking lot shooting leaves one injured

A man was wounded after shots were fired following a verbal altercation Monday night.
Man shot in the leg at Madison County truck stop
3 days ago
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Man shot in the leg at Madison County truck stop

Man says he was shot in the leg at a Madison County truck stop on Monday night.
Man flown to UK after crash in Wolfe County
3 days ago
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Man flown to UK after crash in Wolfe County

A man was airlifted to UK Hospital in Lexington Monday night after crashing his pickup truck in Wolfe County, according to State Police.
Lexington ordinance aimed at reducing panhandling now in effect
4 days ago
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Lexington ordinance aimed at reducing panhandling now in effect

After months of renewed effort to reduce panhandling in Lexington, a new law is now in effect. While it does not expressly target panhandlers, it makes it hard to ask for money on the street.
Storm cleanup underway in Fleming County
4 days ago
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Storm cleanup underway in Fleming County

 People in Fleming County are still picking up the pieces after this weekend's storms caused significant damage to dozens of homes and businesses.
BCTC students to be provided with free “class pass”
4 days ago
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BCTC students to be provided with free “class pass”

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- An agreement has been reached by Bluegrass Community and Technical College (BCTC) and Lextran to provide students with a free ride to Lexington BCTC campuses. The agreement was reached on Monday, July 24th and will start on August 1st. The new pre-paid program will be known as the “BCTC Class Pass.” BCTC […]
Happy retirement K-9 Officer Pink
4 days ago
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Happy retirement K-9 Officer Pink

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- It was a big day on Friday for K-9 Officer Pink as she was honored for her years of service. University of Kentucky Police celebrated Pink’s retirement with a special retirement party. Pink received pink and black balloons as well as a bone-shaped cake, and a final 10-7 over police radio as […]
Police: Two people arrested on drug charges in Richmond
4 days ago
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Police: Two people arrested on drug charges in Richmond

Two people in Richmond were charged with having drugs, weapons and over 32-thousand dollars worth of cash, according to police.
Woman found dead after apparent assault in Whitley County
4 days ago
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Woman found dead after apparent assault in Whitley County

LONDON, Ky. (WTVQ)- A Williamsburg woman was found dead after an apparent assault. According to the Kentucky State Police Post 11 in London, a call came in to the Whitley County 911 Center around 7 PM Sunday night about a woman lying in the roadway on Old Mud Creek Road. Troopers say they did not […]
Highway closures and restrictions in Mason County
4 days ago
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Highway closures and restrictions in Mason County

MASON COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- Crews are assessing the damage after strong storms moved through early Sunday morning. Due to culvert washouts, embankment failures, and other damage, multiple state highways in Mason County are still closed or restricted. According to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 9, the following state highways are closed: – KY 1449 (Orangeburg […]
Kentucky Emergency Management assessing damage from weekend storms
4 days ago
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Kentucky Emergency Management assessing damage from weekend storms

Kentucky Emergency Management officials say they are conducting damage assessments Monday in Bracken, Fleming and Mason Counties after severe weather moved through the Commonwealth early Sunday morning.
Investors discuss new plans for Castle Post
4 days ago
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Investors discuss new plans for Castle Post

ABC 36 talked with two investors -- Dr. Matt Dawson and Dr. Danny Bramer who shared their plans to open up the castle to more guests and host themed events and conferences for medical professionals.
University of Kentucky program to begin selling its wine
4 days ago
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University of Kentucky program to begin selling its wine

The limited sales would involve no commercial sales at liquor stores or restaurants.
Man dies after Sunday night Lexington motel shooting
4 days ago
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Man dies after Sunday night Lexington motel shooting

A 40-year-old man has died after being shot at a Lexington Motel on Sunday, according to authorities.
One person cut, another tasered after fight on Lexington street
4 days ago
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One person cut, another tasered after fight on Lexington street

Lexington police say an officer used a taser on a man who came toward him with a knife.
Families enjoy a “dive in movie” at Shillito pool
5 days ago
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Families enjoy a “dive in movie” at Shillito pool

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Saturday was a great day to head to the pool, but adding a movie make pool time even better. Lexington Parks and Rec estimates more than 400 people came out to see Moana. And this truly was a “Dive in” movie. People brought inner tubes. The fun started at 8, but it […]
Pulaski Sheriff warns residents of scam
5 days ago
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Pulaski Sheriff warns residents of scam

PULASKI COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)-  The Pulaski Sheriff has a scam warning. He says someone called a local 19-year-old woman and told her there was a warrant out for her arrest for missing jury duty. Sheriff Greg Speck says the scammers convinced her to send them cards loaded with money. Sheriff Speck is warning others; reminding them […]
Multiple reports of vandalism from Boyle County
5 days ago
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Multiple reports of vandalism from Boyle County

BOYLE COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- A city councilman shared a post on Facebook claiming about 15 cars in Perryville have slashed tires this weekend. Councilman Paul Joseph Webb says in addition to that, someone threw a park’s picnic table into the river and destroyed a family’s belongings. He says some of the damage includes a van […]
Shooting range temporarily closed due to vandalism
5 days ago
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Shooting range temporarily closed due to vandalism

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- Some sad news for fans of the Whitman Branch Shooting Range in Laurel County. The US Forest Service says they’re temporarily closing the popular range because of vandalism. The range posted pictures on their Facebook page to show the damage. There are some broken parts of the facilities and others riddled […]
Local brewery makes big announcement
5 days ago
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Local brewery makes big announcement

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- A big announcement this weekend from local favorite West Sixth Brewing. The brewery has announced it has bought a farm. Founders say they hope to be able to grow ingredients for their beer on the farm. It’s located just less than ten minutes from downtown Frankfort. Founders also say the farm will be […]
Crash believed to be caused by medical emergency
5 days ago
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Crash believed to be caused by medical emergency

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Police say a driver was taken to the hospital Sunday evening with life threatening injuries after a crash on Bryan Station Road. Police shut down part of the road to investigate. They say a truck crashed into a tree. They believe the driver, a diabetic, had a medical emergency. Officers say he was […]
Storms cause damage Sunday in Mason County
5 days ago
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Storms cause damage Sunday in Mason County

MASON COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)-Counties to our north woke up to a lot of storm damage Sunday. In Mason County, the judge executive has issued a state of emergency according to the Ledger Independent. The paper also reports a Bracken County man is missing after heavy floodwaters washed away his home. Crews have been searching for […]
Man shot by police upgraded to critical condition
5 days ago
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Man shot by police upgraded to critical condition

BARBOURVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ)- A man shot by police officers Saturday in Barbourville has been upgraded from critical to serious condition. State police say Brandon Moses lead officers on a high speed chase, finally stopping in a florist’s parking lot near a Rite-Aid where he grabbed a bystander. Then later let him go and started walking […]
State Police investigating police involved shooting
5 days ago
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State Police investigating police involved shooting

State Police are investigating a high speed chase that ended in a police-involved shooting Saturday. 
Peace walk held between Saturday shootings in Lexington
6 days ago
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Peace walk held between Saturday shootings in Lexington

Just hours after an early morning shooting and hours before an evening shooting, community members gathered at Duncan Park in Lexington for an evening peace walk.
Shots fired outside Fayette Mall
6 days ago
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Shots fired outside Fayette Mall

Just hours after a peace walk in Lexington, a shooting broke out outside Fayette Mall in the Dillard's parking lot.
State Police investigating Barbourville police involved shooting
6 days ago
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State Police investigating Barbourville police involved shooting

State Police are investigating a high speed chase that ended in a police-involved shooting.
UPDATE: Man dead after Lexington shooting
6 days ago
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UPDATE: Man dead after Lexington shooting

The Fayette County Coroner says 29-year-old Charles Shryock has died after a shooting in Lexington early Saturday morning.
Motorcyclist killed in crash in Bath County
6 days ago
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Motorcyclist killed in crash in Bath County

A Bath County man was killed Friday night in a motorcycle crash, according to State Police.
Rock hunting the new trend
6 days ago
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Rock hunting the new trend

MOUNT STERLING, Ky. (WTVQ) – Last summer, the all too familiar “Pokemon Go” app craze was in full swing across the U.S., but instead of hunting Pokemon, people are now out looking for rocks. One community in Central Kentucky has its very own group. You can find rocks all over Mount Sterling, but some rocks […]
Lexington Firefighters kick-in door to save man from house fire
6 days ago
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Lexington Firefighters kick-in door to save man from house fire

Lexington firefighters kicked-in the front door of a home to save a man from a house fire early Saturday.
Woman accused of not reporting alleged child abuse
6 days ago
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Woman accused of not reporting alleged child abuse

A woman is accused of not reporting alleged child abuse, according to the Laurel County Sheriff's Office.
Pedestrian hit and killed in Lexington
6 days ago
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Pedestrian hit and killed in Lexington

Lexington Police say a man was killed late Friday night after being hit by a pickup truck while crossing Nicholasville Road at Moore Drive.
Man accused of trying to run over his wife
7 days ago
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Man accused of trying to run over his wife

A London man is accused of trying to run down his wife with a truck while in violation of an active Emergency Protective Order (EPO) against him, according to the Laurel County Sheriff's Office.
The “Castle” sold to group of investors
7 days ago
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The “Castle” sold to group of investors

After being on the market for nearly seven-years, the "castle" has been sold in Woodford County.
Closures scheduled for Lexington intersections
7 days ago
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Closures scheduled for Lexington intersections

Intermittent lane closures are scheduled for thermoplastic markings to be installed at various intersections in Lexington, according to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.
Peace Walk Saturday in Lexington
7 days ago
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Peace Walk Saturday in Lexington

The annual Antonio Franklin Jr Peace Walk is Saturday, July 22, in Duncan Park in Lexington.
“A prince of a man”: Friends remember Nicholas County postman killed in crash with horse
7 days ago
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“A prince of a man”: Friends remember Nicholas County postman killed in crash with horse

A Central Kentucky town is mourning Friday after the tragic death of one of its own. State police say 80-year-old Donald Smith was driving to work early Friday morning when he crashed into a horse near the Bourbon-Fayette county line. Both Smith and the horse have died. f
Tates Creek Aquatic Center closed Monday – Wednesday
7 days ago
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Tates Creek Aquatic Center closed Monday – Wednesday

Tates Creek Aquatic Center in Lexington, will be closed three days next week to repair a leak.
FCSO: New summer care program delivers free water
7 days ago
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FCSO: New summer care program delivers free water

The Office of the Fayette County Sheriff's Office began its new summer care program Friday. Free bottles of water was distributed to residents living on Lexington's East End.
Federal judge grants buffer zone in front of abortion clinic ahead of week long protest
7 days ago
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Federal judge grants buffer zone in front of abortion clinic ahead of week long protest

The city of Louisville is preparing for what's scheduled to be a week long protest of the EMW Women's Clinic, the last abortion clinic in the state.
Entrance ramp from Newtown Pike to I-75 closed this weekend
7 days ago
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Entrance ramp from Newtown Pike to I-75 closed this weekend

The entrance ramp from Newtown Pike to southbound I-75 in Lexington is scheduled to be closed from 7:00 p.m. Friday, July 21, through 5:00 a.m., Monday, July 24, according to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.
Tax incentive suspended for Kentucky Noah’s ark attraction
7 days ago
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Tax incentive suspended for Kentucky Noah’s ark attraction

Kentucky's tourism agency has suspended a tax break worth up to $18 million for a Noah's ark biblical attraction after the park transferred its main property to a nonprofit affiliate.
Police: Suspects identified in Lexington bank robbery
7 days ago
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Police: Suspects identified in Lexington bank robbery

The Lexington Police say they are looking for two men that robbed a bank on March 31.
Driver killed after hitting horse in Bourbon County
7 days ago
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Driver killed after hitting horse in Bourbon County

A driver was killed after he hit a horse Friday morning in Paris.
Kentucky told to pay attorney fees in same-sex marriage case
7 days ago
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Kentucky told to pay attorney fees in same-sex marriage case

A federal judge has ordered Kentucky taxpayers to pay more than $220,000 in attorneys' fees for a county clerk who refused to issue marriage license to same-sex couples.
Fayette Co. coroner finds family members of deceased man
1 week ago
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Fayette Co. coroner finds family members of deceased man

The Fayette County Coroner’s Office is asking for the public’s help locating the family of a Lexington man that passed away.
Four men arrested in copper wiring theft
1 week ago
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Four men arrested in copper wiring theft

State Police say tips helped them arrest and charge four men in connection to a copper wiring theft in Morgan County.
Closure Friday for Exit 95 on I-75 in Madison County
1 week ago
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Closure Friday for Exit 95 on I-75 in Madison County

The Exit 95 On-Ramp of southbound I-75 in Madison County is scheduled to be closed Friday, July 21, according to the state.
Keeping your pets safe in the heat
1 week ago
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Keeping your pets safe in the heat

Tips on how to protect your pet from the heat that could save its life.
Fayette Sheriff teams with Highbridge Springs to keep people cool
1 week ago
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Fayette Sheriff teams with Highbridge Springs to keep people cool

Highbridge Springs and the Office of the Fayette County Sheriff have joined efforts to help Lexington’s most marginalized citizens stay cool and safe this weekend.
EKU to have active shooter exercise July 25
1 week ago
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EKU to have active shooter exercise July 25

Eastern Kentucky University Public Safety is planning a full-scale exercise involving an active shooter scenario on campus July 25.
Local organizations help to keep people safe during this heat wave
1 week ago
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Local organizations help to keep people safe during this heat wave

When temperatures start creeping up into the 90's like this it can become dangerous to people who have to be outside or don't have air conditioning.
Lexington Police officer’s name released in deadly pedestrian accident
1 week ago
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Lexington Police officer’s name released in deadly pedestrian accident

Lexington Police released the name of the officer involved in a deadly pedestrian accident Wednesday.
Annual peace walk will be Held Saturday
1 week ago
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Annual peace walk will be Held Saturday

A peace walk will be held on Saturday at Duncan Park.
Event held to help protect elderly from scams
1 week ago
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Event held to help protect elderly from scams

A free senior scam jam event was held at the Lexington Senior Center on Thursday.
Lexington cooling centers open
1 week ago
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Lexington cooling centers open

With temperatures expected to be in the mid-90s and the heat index in the lower 100’s, Lexington officials have opened multiple cooling centers.
Sunken boats pulled from Kentucky River during cleanup
1 week ago
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Sunken boats pulled from Kentucky River during cleanup

More than a dozen sunken boats were pulled from the Kentucky River during a cleanup in Franklin County.
UPDATE:  Teen bicyclist dies from injuries after being hit by car
1 week ago
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UPDATE: Teen bicyclist dies from injuries after being hit by car

A recent honors graduate of Russell County High School has died from injuries suffered when he was hit by a car while riding a bike in Adair County in June.
UPDATE:  Man hit and killed by police officer identified
1 week ago
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UPDATE: Man hit and killed by police officer identified

A man who was hit and killed by a Lexington Police officer overnight has been identified.
Attic fire closed portion of Sixth Street in Lexington Wednesday
1 week ago
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Attic fire closed portion of Sixth Street in Lexington Wednesday

A stretch of West Sixth in Lexington was closed Wednesday afternoon due to an attic fire in a house.
“End Panhandling Now” van update
1 week ago
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“End Panhandling Now” van update

The “End Panhandling Now” van has been operating since May 8th and Lexington city officials say over a hundred panhandlers have taken up the opportunity to make some money.
Somerset man charged with child sexual exploitation online
1 week ago
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Somerset man charged with child sexual exploitation online

A Pulaski County man was arrested on Tuesday for distributing and possessing images of children, according to police.
Police: Investigation underway after pedestrian hit by Lexington police cruiser
1 week ago
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Police: Investigation underway after pedestrian hit by Lexington police cruiser

Lexington police say a pedestrian was struck by a police cruiser Wednesday morning.
“It could destroy a girl’s life”-KHSAA approves softball rule change
1 week ago
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“It could destroy a girl’s life”-KHSAA approves softball rule change

School may be out for summer, but educators are already preparing for students' return. The Kentucky High School Athletic Association announced Tuesday the Bluegrass State will be the first in the country to require softball players to wear protective face masks. 
London man arrested in child sex abuse case
1 week ago
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London man arrested in child sex abuse case

A Laurel County man was arrested Tuesday after being accused of inappropriately touching a child under the age of twelve, according to the Laurel County Sheriff's Office.
UPDATE: Golden Alert cancelled for Lexington man
1 week ago
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UPDATE: Golden Alert cancelled for Lexington man

Lexington police issue a Golden Alert for 76-year-old Robert Manual Dunn.
KSP:  Trooper shot wanted fugitive in self-defense
1 week ago
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KSP: Trooper shot wanted fugitive in self-defense

State Police say a Trooper shot a wanted fugitive in self-defense in Whitley County Tuesday afternoon.
Arrests made in child sex abuse case in London
1 week ago
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Arrests made in child sex abuse case in London

Arrests were made Tuesday in a child sex and criminal abuse case in London, according to the Laurel County Sheriff's Office.
Kentuckians react to failure of Republican healthcare bill
1 week ago
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Kentuckians react to failure of Republican healthcare bill

Kentuckians on both sides of the aisle, have been reacting to the continuing developments of the republican's health care bill all day today.
SplashJAM pop-up splash pad is back this summer
1 week ago
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SplashJAM pop-up splash pad is back this summer

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- What better way to beat the heat than by going to SplashJAM? The pop-up splash pad returned to Lexington Tuesday and will stick around until Labor Day. If you are looking to cool off, you can find the splash pad at Northeastern Park located at 140 N. Eastern Ave. SplashJAM is sponsored […]
Police: Montgomery Co. inmate escapes from courthouse
1 week ago
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Police: Montgomery Co. inmate escapes from courthouse

A man escaped custody while at the Montgomery County Courthouse, according to police.
BBB warns of “Free Money” scam on Facebook
1 week ago
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BBB warns of “Free Money” scam on Facebook

The BBB of Central & Eastern Kentucky warns of "Free Money" scam using Facebook.
Park celebrates skate spot opening with free clinic
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Park celebrates skate spot opening with free clinic

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- The weather was perfect for the opening of a new skate spot in Lexington Tuesday afternoon. The Valley Park Skate Spot officially opened with a ribbon cutting ceremony. To celebrate the opening of the skate area, youth are able to participate in a two-day skate clinic to learn basic skateboarding skills. The […]
Trash to be picked up earlier in Lexington due to the heat
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Trash to be picked up earlier in Lexington due to the heat

Trash will be picked up earlier than usual at the end of this week in Lexington due to the heat.
Have you seen this missing Laurel County teen?
1 week ago
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Have you seen this missing Laurel County teen?

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- The Laurel County Sheriff is asking for your help in locating a missing teen. 16 year-old Carla Merida was last seen around 11:30 at her home off Lakeside Drive 10 miles south of London on July 17th. She is described as a white female, thin build, with brown eyes, fair complexion, […]
Boil Water Advisory issued for parts of Lincoln County
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Boil Water Advisory issued for parts of Lincoln County

A Boil Water Advisory was issued for an estimated 450-customers of the McKinney Water District in Lincoln County Tuesday afternoon.
Exciting news for Transformer fans
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Exciting news for Transformer fans

CENTRAL KENTUCKY (WTVQ)- Here is something fun for transformer fans of all ages. On Wednesday, July 19th, Optimus Prime and other transformers will be visiting a few Central Kentucky Wal-Mart Supercenters. Wal-Mart and Hasbro are teaming up for a retail tour that will include almost 900 Wal-Mart Supercenters across the nation. The tour will be […]
Lane closures scheduled for Bryan Station Road in Lexington
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Lane closures scheduled for Bryan Station Road in Lexington

Temporary alternating lane closures are scheduled this week for Bryan Station Road in Fayette County, according to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.
Free workshop on fraud and scam prevention for seniors
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Free workshop on fraud and scam prevention for seniors

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- This Thursday, July 20th, Senior citizens in the Lexington and surrounding areas are invited to a Senior Scam Jam to learn how to protect themselves from financial fraud and scams. The event is free and will be held at the Lexington Senior Center located on 195 Life Lane. It will be held from […]
Louisville garden helping homeless youth
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Louisville garden helping homeless youth

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ)- Gardens have been associated with health benefits that are becoming more well known. The YMCA Safe Place in Louisville, in partnership with the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment, have cultivated a garden in order to teach homeless and unstably housed youth in the city responsibility and confidence. The […]
Fuel leak causes delays at Blue Grass Airport
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Fuel leak causes delays at Blue Grass Airport

A private plane leaking fuel lead to the temporary closure of Lexington's Blue Grass Airport's main runway, according to airport officials.
LPD: Suspect in shooting that paralyzed 11 year old, possibly involved in another shooting
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LPD: Suspect in shooting that paralyzed 11 year old, possibly involved in another shooting

According to the Lexington Herald- Leader - the suspect accused of shooting at a home on Carneal Road, paralyzing an 11-year-old girl may have been involved in other crimes that evening.
Versailles PD: Bicyclist hit by driver on Old Frankfort Pike
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Versailles PD: Bicyclist hit by driver on Old Frankfort Pike

Versailles Police say a man was hit while riding his bike on Old Frankfort Pike Tuesday around 10 a.m.
Murder suspect back in Kentucky
1 week ago
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Murder suspect back in Kentucky

A Lexington man wanted for murder has been extradicted to Kentucky from Michigan.
Friend, attorney reacts to guilty plea in murder of Horsey Hundred cyclist
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Friend, attorney reacts to guilty plea in murder of Horsey Hundred cyclist

Monday night, a family starts moving forward two years after the death of a well-respected Lexington lawyer.
Campbellsville company featured in “Made-in-America” week at White House
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Campbellsville company featured in “Made-in-America” week at White House

A Campbellsville-based company represented Kentucky at the White House on Monday as part of "Made-in-America" week.
Semi knocks traffic lights out at busy Lexington intersection
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Semi knocks traffic lights out at busy Lexington intersection

Lexington Police directed traffic after they say a semi hit the traffic signal box, knocking the traffic lights out at Man O War and Mapleleaf Drive Monday night.
Nearby businesses react to weekend shooting at Paris nightclub
2 weeks ago
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Nearby businesses react to weekend shooting at Paris nightclub

Business owners in Paris are concerned after a shooting at a popular downtown club sent three people to the hospital over the weekend.
Work to begin tonight around Man O’ War Blvd. & Alumni Drive
2 weeks ago
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Work to begin tonight around Man O’ War Blvd. & Alumni Drive

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- If you are going to be traveling near the area of Man O’ War Boulevard and Alumni Drive tonight, be prepared for some traffic impacts. Work begins tonight to lengthen the turn lanes from Man O’ War Boulevard onto Alumni Drive. Phase one of the project will involve lengthening the right turn lane […]
Frankfort Fire Chief Eddie Slone to Retire
2 weeks ago
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Frankfort Fire Chief Eddie Slone to Retire

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ)- According to the Frankfort City Manager Cindy Steinhauser, Fire Chief Eddie Slone will be retiring from the department on July 31, 2017. Slone began his career with the Frankfort Fire and EMS in December 1994. He became Sergeant in 1999, Lieutenant in 2002, Captain in 2004, and Battalion Chief in 2006. In 2009, […]
Man charged with numerous car break-ins in Nicholasville
2 weeks ago
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Man charged with numerous car break-ins in Nicholasville

A man has been arrested and charged in connection to a series of vehicle break-ins in Nicholasville, according to police.
Woodford Humane Society needs your help
2 weeks ago
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Woodford Humane Society needs your help

VERSAILLES, Ky. (WTVQ)- There are only 6 days left to help the Woodford Humane Society reach their fundraising goal. They are half way to their goal of $100,000 for their new Lucy Gay Bassett Memorial Fund. The fund honors the legacy of the late Kentucky horsewoman who passed away in 2016 and aims to help […]
Bar Louie to open at Fayette Mall
2 weeks ago
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Bar Louie to open at Fayette Mall

Bar Louie to open at Fayette Mall in Lexington this summer.
Man pleaded guilty to hitting and killing Lexington cyclist
2 weeks ago
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Man pleaded guilty to hitting and killing Lexington cyclist

The man accused of killing a cyclist in 2015 pleaded guilty to murder on Monday morning.
Lexington Clinic Adds New Mount Sterling Location
2 weeks ago
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Lexington Clinic Adds New Mount Sterling Location

Lexington Clinic announces a new Mount Sterling location beginning August 1, 2017.
Fire destroys Estill County home
2 weeks ago
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Fire destroys Estill County home

A home in Estill County was destroyed in an early morning fire Monday.
Shooting outside Kentucky nightclub leaves 3 hospitalized
2 weeks ago
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Shooting outside Kentucky nightclub leaves 3 hospitalized

Three people have been hospitalized after a shooting outside a nightclub in Kentucky.
Fire breaks out in Lexington fire station
2 weeks ago
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Fire breaks out in Lexington fire station

Lexington firefighters had to to put out a fire at Station 21 Monday morning.
Selling Lemonade for charity
2 weeks ago
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Selling Lemonade for charity

WINCHESTER, Ky. (WTVQ) – A Winchester mom says her son, TK and four other young men got together this weekend to sell lemonade and Kool-Aid to raise money for the local homeless shelter. TK’s mom Chlandra says they raised $115 dollars. She says in addition to giving money to the homeless they also gave some […]
Basketball star Jerry Bird dead at age 83
2 weeks ago
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Basketball star Jerry Bird dead at age 83

Family, friends, and Big Blue Nation are mourning a former UK basketball star.
Firefighters investigating Lexington house fire
2 weeks ago
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Firefighters investigating Lexington house fire

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – In Lexington, firefighters are asking for your help figuring out what started a fire that destroyed a home on Creek Valley Way Sunday morning. The fire department says they got the call around 2 AM. They say when they arrived heavy fire was already making the building collapse. Two homes, one […]
Escaped inmate behind bars
2 weeks ago
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Escaped inmate behind bars

BELL COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – The second of two escaped inmates in Bell County is now back behind bars. The Bell County Sheriff says this weekend, officers caught 27-year-old Tommy Smith at a home in Middlesboro. The sheriff’s office says they got an anonymous tip that’s where he was. Deputies say Smith escaped the Bell […]
Kentucky crews will fight wildfire in Utah
2 weeks ago
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Kentucky crews will fight wildfire in Utah

Out west, crews are battling several wildfires. One of those crews at work comes from Kentucky.
Two Kentucky officers hit with car
2 weeks ago
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Two Kentucky officers hit with car

CHRISTIAN COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – In Christian County, police have arrested a man after he reportedly hit two officers and a firefighter with a car. Oak Grove Police say 19-year-old Dreon Key from Clarksville drove into them as they blocked the road during a wreck investigation on Kentucky 115. He’s then accused of driving away […]
Shooting in Floyd County
2 weeks ago
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Shooting in Floyd County

FLOYD COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – State police are also investigating a shooting in Floyd County. Troopers say Saturday, 41-year-old Toby Akers from Martin got in a fight in the Grethel area. He reportedly shot someone then ran. The victim was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. Troopers say they’ve got a warrant for Akers […]
Shooting in Bourbon County
2 weeks ago
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Shooting in Bourbon County

BOURBON COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – Three people are fighting injuries from a shooting in Bourbon County. Police say a fight started around Club Allure in Paris around 2 AM Sunday. According to officers, one woman was taken to UK Hospital. Two men showed up there as well. This is a developing story and we’ll bring […]
Super Sunday returns to Douglass park second time since shooting
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Super Sunday returns to Douglass park second time since shooting

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – It has been just over two years since someone shot five people in a park at a well-known Lexington basketball tournament. Days later, a father of three died from his injuries. Now, after some time away, the tournament is back in it’s traditional spot since 1960 at Douglass park. Each year […]
Some of the finest collector cars visited Keeneland Saturday
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Some of the finest collector cars visited Keeneland Saturday

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Saturday was a perfect day for Keeneland’s Councours D’elegance, which is French for competition of elegance. And it is a competition showcasing more than 160 of the finest collector cars in the country. The vehicles are judged for historical accuracy and presentation. Rich Frantz & Steve Locker, two judges at the event said, […]
Man facing charges 8 months after fatal crash
2 weeks ago
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Man facing charges 8 months after fatal crash

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)-Eight months after another fatal crash in Laurel County, a man is facing charges for causing it. Deputies arrested 34-year-old Eric Cassidy Friday afternoon about 12 miles southeast of London. Investigators say at the end of November, Cassidy was driving under the influence of drugs and caused a crash that killed Sherry […]
Woman dies from injuries after crashing into tree
2 weeks ago
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Woman dies from injuries after crashing into tree

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)-A Lexington woman who was fighting serious injuries from a car crash this week has died. Police say 39-year-old Melissa Thomas drove her truck into a tree around midnight on Kenesaw Drive near Armstrong Mill Road. The coroner says Thomas died Saturday morning at the hospital.
Richmond police cooling off while reaching out
2 weeks ago
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Richmond police cooling off while reaching out

RICHMOND, Ky. (WTVQ)- The Richmond Police Department hosted something kind of like a pool party Saturday. They invited community members to “Dunk a cop”. It kicked off the police department’s partnership with Big Sisters and Big Brothers of the Bluegrass. Community member Connie Arthur said, “”I think it is the best thing that could ever happen, […]
Frankfort has new sister city
2 weeks ago
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Frankfort has new sister city

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) – Frankfort has a new sister city, Shimamoto, Japan. Sister city organizers say they’re excited to share cultural exchanges and provide opportunities for kids. After a two year effort, Frankfort now has a special link to Japan. The Mayor of Shimamoto signed a sister city resolution with Frankfort just this Spring. The […]
Family complains of bed bugs in their hotel
2 weeks ago
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Family complains of bed bugs in their hotel

Mount Sterling, Ky. (WTVQ) – A family from Georgia came to Kentucky to visit a sick relative. After no sleep, several cleaning bills, and losing all of their clothes they now have to turn around and go back home. They say it’s because of bed bugs at their hotel in Montgomery County. Lisa said she […]
LPD helicopter helps find convicted felon
2 weeks ago
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LPD helicopter helps find convicted felon

The Lexington Police helicopter was used Friday night to find a convicted felon accused of pulling a gun on a neighbor during an argument, according to police.
Free trash disposal in Lexington Saturday
2 weeks ago
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Free trash disposal in Lexington Saturday

People who live in Fayette County can get rid of non-hazardous waste for free on Saturday, July 15.
Morehead man arrested on sex abuse charge
2 weeks ago
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Morehead man arrested on sex abuse charge

Morehead man arrested Friday afternoon on a sex abuse charge, according to KSP.
I-75 Ramp at Newtown Pike will be closed this weekend
2 weeks ago
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I-75 Ramp at Newtown Pike will be closed this weekend

The exit ramp from I-75S/I-64E to Newtown Pike in Lexington is scheduled to be closed this weekend, according to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.
‘Super Sunday’ this weekend at Douglass Park
2 weeks ago
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‘Super Sunday’ this weekend at Douglass Park

'Super Sunday' is this Sunday at Douglass Park in Lexington featuring top basketball players, music and food.
City puts up panhandling signs in Lexington
2 weeks ago
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City puts up panhandling signs in Lexington

Signs encouraging citizens to “change the way you give” to panhandlers have gone up at 46 local intersections in Lexington.
Lane closure scheduled for Interstate 75 SB at the Clays Ferry Bridge on Monday
2 weeks ago
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Lane closure scheduled for Interstate 75 SB at the Clays Ferry Bridge on Monday

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet announced that there will be a temporary lane closure on Monday for I-75 southbound at the Clays Ferry Bridge.
Young boy critically injured in bicycle accident
2 weeks ago
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Young boy critically injured in bicycle accident

A 10-year old boy was critically injured when he rode his bicycle into a car in Pulaski County, according to State Police.
Kentucky governor signs order closing $152 million shortfall
2 weeks ago
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Kentucky governor signs order closing $152 million shortfall

Kentucky's Republican governor has signed an order to close a $152.2 million hole in the state's budget.
FBI: Eric Conn spotted in New Mexico
2 weeks ago
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FBI: Eric Conn spotted in New Mexico

The FBI has released new surveillance photos they say show fugitive lawyer Eric Conn at a gas station and Walmart in New Mexico.
London Police: Arrest made after high speed chase
2 weeks ago
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London Police: Arrest made after high speed chase

On Friday the London Police made an arrest after a high speed chase, according to officials.
Volunteers sought for foster care review boards
2 weeks ago
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Volunteers sought for foster care review boards

Kentucky officials say they are seeking volunteers to serve on citizen foster care review boards in 71 counties.
Training sessions in Kentucky aim to prevent child abuse
2 weeks ago
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Training sessions in Kentucky aim to prevent child abuse

Kentucky's attorney general says training sessions are planned statewide in an effort to prevent child sexual abuse.
LPD: Suspect in drive-by-shooting to be arraigned Friday
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LPD: Suspect in drive-by-shooting to be arraigned Friday

A man arrested for a drive-by shooting that critically injured a child last month is scheduled to be arraigned Friday at 1 p.m.
Closures scheduled for I-75 in Madison County
2 weeks ago
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Closures scheduled for I-75 in Madison County

A stretch of southbound I-75 in Madison County is scheduled to be closed Thursday, July 20, for shoulder repair work.
LCSO:  One-year old tests positive for meth; mother arrested
2 weeks ago
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LCSO: One-year old tests positive for meth; mother arrested

A woman has been arrested after her one-year old son tested positive for methamphetamine, according to the Laurel County Sheriff's Office.
Search is on for high-speed pursuit suspect
2 weeks ago
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Search is on for high-speed pursuit suspect

The search is on for a Stanford man accused of leading authorities on a high-speed chase through two counties on Wednesday.
Arrests made in string of burglaries
2 weeks ago
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Arrests made in string of burglaries

Tips following a Facebook post led to the arrest of a man in connection to a string of burglaries in the Union City area, according to the Madison County Sheriff's Office.
Environmental groups sue Kentucky Utilities for allegedly polluting popular lake
2 weeks ago
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Environmental groups sue Kentucky Utilities for allegedly polluting popular lake

A group of environmentalists are suing Kentucky Utilities for what they say is the company's role in polluting a popular nearby lake.
Bluegrass Fair opens tonight in Lexington
2 weeks ago
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Bluegrass Fair opens tonight in Lexington

The Lexington Lions Club Bluegrass Fair opens tonight at Masterson Station Park in Lexington.
Coroner: 19-year-old man dies after being shot
2 weeks ago
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Coroner: 19-year-old man dies after being shot

A 19-year-old man has died after being shot on Monday.
Officials: Whitley Co. man dead after boating accident
2 weeks ago
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Officials: Whitley Co. man dead after boating accident

A Whitley county man is dead after a boating incident on Laurel Lake Wednesday night, according to officials.
New signal installed on Winchester Road in Fayette Co.
2 weeks ago
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New signal installed on Winchester Road in Fayette Co.

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet officials say that a new signal has been installed on Winchester Road/US 60 in front of the new Frederick Douglass High School.
London Police: Man arrested after breaking into coin machine
2 weeks ago
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London Police: Man arrested after breaking into coin machine

On Wednesday morning the London Police were Dispatched to BJ’s Laundromat on West 16th Street in reference to two men attempting to break into the coin machine inside, according to officials.
Vehicle wrecks in business parking lot
2 weeks ago
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Vehicle wrecks in business parking lot

On Thursday morning a vehicle wrecked off Limestone Street in Lexington.
Police: Part of Versailles Road was closed for accident investigation
2 weeks ago
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Police: Part of Versailles Road was closed for accident investigation

A part of Versailles Road will be closed for several hours on Thursday afternoon for an accident investigation, according to officials.
Arrest in Boost Mobile burglary in Lexington
2 weeks ago
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Arrest in Boost Mobile burglary in Lexington

Police accuse Lawrence Pitney of burglarizing two Lexington businesses,
Man accused of trying to set house on fire with people inside
2 weeks ago
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Man accused of trying to set house on fire with people inside

Police arrest a man they say tried to light a house on fire in Lexington.
Jaws of life used to free driver after violent crash
2 weeks ago
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Jaws of life used to free driver after violent crash

The jaws of life had to be used to get a woman in her 20's out of the pickup truck she was driving after she slammed into a tree in Lexington, according to the fire department.
Man found shot in Lexington
2 weeks ago
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Man found shot in Lexington

A man was found shot in the back of the leg on Roosevelt Boulevard in Lexington Wednesday night, according to Lexington Police.
Gymboree in Hamburg closing
2 weeks ago
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Gymboree in Hamburg closing

The Gymboree store in Hamburg in Lexington is one of 350 being closed across the country following the company's bankruptcy filing in June, according to the company.
Stretch of I-75 in Rockcastle County to close Wednesday night
2 weeks ago
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Stretch of I-75 in Rockcastle County to close Wednesday night

A stretch of I-75 in Rockcastle County is scheduled to be closed Wednesday night that will impact traffic, according to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.
Protesters greet Vice President Pence in Lexington
2 weeks ago
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Protesters greet Vice President Pence in Lexington

Protesters greeted Vice President Pence in Lexington Wednesday to oppose the GOP plan to replace Obamacare.
Pence wants to ‘turn up heat’ on Republicans
2 weeks ago
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Pence wants to ‘turn up heat’ on Republicans

Vice President Mike Pence says the revised health care bill being offered by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will "begin the end" of former President Barack Obama's health care law.
Police: Two charged in death of Frankfort Toddler
2 weeks ago
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Police: Two charged in death of Frankfort Toddler

Two people have been charged with killing a toddler in Frankfort, police say.
All lanes open on I-75 after Camper fire
2 weeks ago
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All lanes open on I-75 after Camper fire

Officials say on I-75 NB prior to MM 113 was down to one lane due to a camper that caught fire on Wednesday.
VP Pence visiting Lexington to discuss healthcare
2 weeks ago
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VP Pence visiting Lexington to discuss healthcare

Vice President Mike Pence will be in Lexington Wednesday to discuss healthcare reform with local business owners.
Lexington Police passed out teddy bears to children on Tuesday
2 weeks ago
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Lexington Police passed out teddy bears to children on Tuesday

The Lexington Police passed out Terpur-Pedic teddy bears on Tuesday.
UPDATE: Laurel Co. teen found safe
2 weeks ago
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UPDATE: Laurel Co. teen found safe

Laurel County Sheriff John Root is requesting the public's assistance in locating a missing juvenile.
LPD: Road closures in Lexington because of VP visit
2 weeks ago
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LPD: Road closures in Lexington because of VP visit

Lexington Police officials say because of Vice President Pence’s visit, there will be short term road closures between the airport and Red Mile Road between 2p and 5p today.
Volunteers Needed for Big Blue Move
2 weeks ago
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Volunteers Needed for Big Blue Move

Officials at UK say volunteers are needed to help with Big Blue Move-In 2017, a series of three days when University of Kentucky students move into on-campus residence halls.
Lane closures to continue for Winchester Road in Fayette County
2 weeks ago
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Lane closures to continue for Winchester Road in Fayette County

According to Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, that temporary alternating lane closures will continue for Winchester Road/US 60 in Fayette County.
Fertilizer company responds to smell complaints in Winchester
2 weeks ago
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Fertilizer company responds to smell complaints in Winchester

There was a packed house at a meeting Tuesday in Winchester because people are angry and frustrated over an odor in their neighborhood.
Traffic Alert:  Stretch of I-75 in Rockcastle County closing Tuesday night
2 weeks ago
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Traffic Alert: Stretch of I-75 in Rockcastle County closing Tuesday night

A stretch of I-75 in Rockcastle County is scheduled to be closed beginning Tuesday night that will impact traffic, according to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.
Elizabethtown couple accused of trying to meet up with minor
2 weeks ago
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Elizabethtown couple accused of trying to meet up with minor

ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (WTVQ)-An Elizabethtown couple is accused of trying to meet up with a minor to have sex. The Attorney General’s office says 30-year-old Stephanie Smith and 43-year-old Robert Mitchell arrived at a parking lot where they thought they were meeting a minor they talked to online. That “Minor” was really an undercover investigator. The […]
Man attacked and killed by pack of dogs
2 weeks ago
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Man attacked and killed by pack of dogs

State Police say a 79-year old man was attacked and killed by a pack of dogs Tuesday morning in McCreary County.
LPD:  Man shot during domestic dispute
2 weeks ago
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LPD: Man shot during domestic dispute

A man was shot in the leg during a domestic dispute in Lexington Tuesday afternoon, according to Lexington Police.
Cattle killed in crash involving Stanton truck driver
2 weeks ago
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Cattle killed in crash involving Stanton truck driver

A Stanton truck driver hauling livestock crashed in Indiana, killing about ten head of cattle, according to police.