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UPDATE: AT&T outage issue resolved, customers can call 911 again

Lexington Police say AT&T wireless customers can resume calling 911 in an emergency after outage issues resolved.

AT&T nationwide outage could affect 911 calls

Lexington Police are telling AT&T customers to call 859-258-3600 if they can't reach 911 due to nationwide outage.

911 SafeChild App

It's every parent's nightmare - having a child go missing, but a new smartphone app aims to give parents every chance to give that scenario a happy ending. Jim Howell comes by the studio to talk with Katie Solove about the 911 SafeChild app, and tell her how it works.

Lexington Announces City Will Hire More 911 Operators

After its response time to a weekend barn fire came under critique, Lexington has announced its E911 service will hire more phone operators. The new staff members will handle non-emergency calls. According to the city, those calls make up about 53% of calls to the E911 Center. The hope is specifically tasking people with answering those calls should keep 911 operators free to answer emergencies. It is something Mercury Equine Center owner Eric Reed says comes too late for him.

Firefighters Voice Concerns Over New 911 Call Center

Some Lexington firefighters are voicing concerns over what they say is a growing number of people being put on hold when calling 911.

Mt. Sterling, Montgomery Co. Fiscal Court Start “Give to Gatlinburg” Project

The City of Mt. Sterling and Montgomery County Fiscal Court have started the “Give to Gatlinburg” project to help first responders who lost homes and more during the Tennessee wildfires.

Veteran leaves touching 9/11 tribute at Tin Roof

A gesture by a mystery man at Lexington's Tin Roof location has folks across the social media world and the U.S. commending

Berea PD: Accidental 911 call leads to arrests

Police in Berea say two men are behind bars after they accidentally called 911 and were heard talking about drugs.

Lexington honors the lives lost on September 11th

It's an anniversary you don't want to remember. Lexington Firefighter Keaton Reeves says, "I just remember it being more of a I kind of can't believe this is happening moment."

UK fraternity volunteers time on 9/11 to veterans’ cemetery

Members of UK's Alpha Sigma Phi fraternity spent time at a Kentucky veterans' cemetery Sunday morning in remembrance of the attacks on September 11th.

UPDATE: Victim in fatal Anderson Co. collision identified

Kentucky State Police have released additional information about a fatal wreck that happened on Versailles Road in Anderson Co. on Friday.

New part of Kentucky 9/11 memorial nearly complete

The final pieces of the Kentucky Sept. 11 Memorial are being set in place.

Sheriff: Children called 911 after being left home alone for 9 hours

A Corbin mother and a second woman are behind bars after the Knox Co. Sheriff says her children called 911 to report they had been left alone at home for 9 hours.

Accidental 911 call leads to arrests, drug charges

An accidental call to 911 landed two people in jail after their conversation about participating in illegal drug activity was overheard by dispatchers.

Prepaid cellphone customers face extra fee to support 911

Prepaid cellphone customers in Kentucky will pay an extra 93 cents to support local 911 emergency services under a bill signed into law by Gov. Matt Bevin.

Bill adding fee for prepaid phones heads to governor’s desk

Prepaid phone customers will have to pay an extra 93 cents to support local 911 emergency services under a bill headed to Gov. Matt Bevin's desk.

College professor rescued from flood by alert citizen

A local man is being praised for his efforts to save a college professor from drowning in floodwaters.

First responders staying safe in the cold

First responders staying safe in the cold

Estill Co. 911 running smoothly after technical problems

Estill County's 911 has been having technical difficulties

Store employee confronts would-be robber

A man who tried to rob the Saddlebrook Dollar Store in Laurel County ended up running away after being confronted by the assistant store manager, according to the Laurel County Sheriff's Office.

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Home hit by gunfire in shoot-out among vehicles

Fortunately nobody hurt inside home.

Sinkhole repair begins Friday on Mountain Parkway; closures, detours set

Eastbound Mountain Parkway to close between exits 33-40, detoured for up to two week.

State hits second-highest COVID day with 1,018 cases

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) - The state reported 1,018 new coronavirus cases Tuesday, the second highest single-day total since the outbreak began March 6. The numbers,...

KRDHD reports possible COVID exposure at church, grocery in Letcher County

Potential exposure was 10 days ago at church, last weekend at grocery.