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Neighbor says “mushroom cloud of flames” destroyed family-owned business

The Montgomery County Fire Department says propane tanks are to blame for an overnight explosion that burned a family business to the ground.

Suspected arson destroys decades old grocery store

A family-owned business in Mercer County was destroyed by suspected arson early Tuesday morning.

5 slain in Southern California shootings; gunman kills self

A gunman killed five people, including his wife, before turning the gun on himself as a Kern County sheriff’s deputy closed in Wednesday, authorities said.

Fire destroys 79-year-old Perryville business

An early morning fire Tuesday has destroyed a 79-year-old Perryville business. 

Three people displaced, dog dies in fire in Lexington

Three people will have to find somewhere else to live after fire forced them from their apartments overnight.

Gov. Bevin departs on recruiting mission to Asia

Meetings in Tokyo and Seoul this week will focus on business development for the commonwealth. 

Georgetown business accused of scamming customers

A business in Georgetown has been accused of scamming customers, and now the police are getting involved.

Gun sales policies could influence lawmakers

New policies on gun sales from national retailers could influence lawmakers

Allegiant offering nonstop flight to Destin from Lexington

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

Broadband network makes progress, still faces delays

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - State officials say they have installed more than 600 miles of fiber optic cables as part of a planned 3,200...

Public comment meeting scheduled for Duke rate hike

Public gets chance to ask questions about a proposed rate hike by Duke Energy.

Business expected to bring 120 jobs to Kentucky

Tru-Tone Finishing Inc. has announced it will build a new facility in Lexington.

State offering job, education resources at some libraries

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - The Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet has launched pilot programs in three counties that will offer public services at...

Kentucky steel mini-mill to shut, costing more than 100 jobs

COALTON, Ky. (AP) - The forthcoming closure of a steel mini-mill will leave up to 113 people out of work in Kentucky. The Daily Independent...

Source: Alabama picked for new Toyota-Mazda factory in works

AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko DETROIT (AP) -- Japanese automakers Toyota and Mazda have chosen the state of Alabama for a $1.6 billion joint-venture auto plant...

Strong opening for Keeneland’s January Horses of All Ages Sale

Stakes-winner 'Bellavais' tops the opening day of Keeneland's January Horses of All Ages Sale.

AG wants to see Duke Energy rate increase denied

Attorney General Andy Beshear says a rate increase requested by Duke Energy should not only be denied, but its rates should be cut.

LG&E and KU Chairman announces retirement

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The long-time chairman and chief operating officer of Louisville Gas & Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company has announced he is...

Traffic Alert: Water main break closes road in Pulaski County

A water main break Thursday night led to the temporary closing of KY 80 (Business) in Pulaski County, according to the state.

Merchandise featuring Fiona the hippo brings in big bucks

Fiona the Hippo has generated nearly half a million dollars for the Cincinnati Zoo.

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High School Highlight Reel: 09-25-20

LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) - COVID-19 led to numerous postponements and cancellations for the high school football schedule. Despite the problems, high school team still...

Protesters arrested for second consecutive night in Lexington for blocking road

Six protesters were arrested Friday night in Lexington for blocking a road, just a night after four others were arrested near UK's campus for the same.

Sports fans tired of the back and forth: Reaction after Fayette Co. moves to ‘orange zone’

Some people at the Bryan Station vs. Lafayette football game Friday night say they're tired of the back and forth.

Louisville 11 p.m. update: Man charged with aiming laser at chopper, church provides refuge

People remained largely peaceful Friday night on the sidewalk surrounding the First Unitarian Church, with some yelling “say her name, Breonna Taylor.”