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Household assistance may be next city program to address coronavirus

Program proposed earlier this week, plans being developed.

Road closed in Catlettsburg; city installing flood gates

Road in Catlettsburg is closed near 20th Street as the city installs flood gates due to the rising Ohio River, according to KYTC.

Georgetown set to vote Monday night on Fairness Ordinance

Georgetown's City Council is scheduled to vote Monday night on adding the LGBTQ community to its existing fairness ordinance.

Lexington’s Tuesday waste collection schedule adjusted for heat

Waste will be picked up earlier than usual on Tuesday in Lexington due to the extreme heat in the forecast.

Weather-related problems shut down city’s recycling center; material being diverted

Multiple mechanical failures at the city’s recycling center on Thursday have created a major backlog of recyclable materials on the center’s tipping floor.

Mayor-Elect names key staff members

Mayor-Elect Linda Gorton has named part of her leadership team.

Lexington kicks off new bus passes for the homeless program, Catholic Action Center not included

The city of Lexington is launching a new program that will offer free unlimited rides on Lextran to the city's homeless but not everyone is happy with the requirements the city has set to get a ride.

City using goats to clean up area in park

Some Lexington parks are attracting visitors using their new splash pad water features. Idle Hour Park, off St. Ann Drive, has goats.

Police: Couple arrested for recent burglaries in Lexington

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - A couple was arrested on Monday and as a result detectives were able to close over 30 burglary cases, according...

City to collect household hazardous waste on Saturday, April 21

Fayette County residents will be able to safely dispose of unwanted hazardous waste free of charge this Saturday, April 21, 2018.

Lexington says it is ready for weekend snow

The City of Lexington says it is ready for winter weather this weekend. 

Lexington to host public meeting about Spectrum Thursday night

Mayor Gray’s Office announced that the city will hold a public meeting about Spectrum on Thursday night.

City committee targets increase in police, fire diversity

City officials in Kentucky are highlighting the impact of a committee formed nearly two years ago to increase diversity in city fire and police departments.

Kentucky office building’s furnishings up for sale

The 24-story Capital Plaza Tower in Kentucky's capital city is now vacant, so state officials are putting the office building's furnishings up for sale.

Crosswalks in Dowtown Lexington painted in Rainbow Colors

The city says it is a way to make the downtown more vibrant and draw attention to the city's diversity and make this busy intersection more visible.

Louisville police officer under investigation for sex abuse

A fourth Louisville Metro Police Department officer has been tied to a child sex abuse lawsuit against the department's Youth Explorers program.

Georgetown seeing influx of panhandlers, following Lexington ordinance closely

Some neighboring towns are paying attention to Lexington's new panhandling ordinance because they think panhandlers might leave Lexington, and go to those other towns. Georgetown's mayor says his city could could soon pass an ordinance just like Lexington's.

Lexington looking to pass new ordinance to combat panhandling

Lexington's Urban County Council is trying to pass a new ordinance that looks to decrease panhandling in the city.

“End Panhandling Now” van begins rounds in Lexington

An initiative to provide rides and city employment to panhandlers around the city swung into action on Monday.

Louisville files claim against ex-officers accused of abuse

The city of Louisville has filed a claim against ex-Louisville Metro Police Officers Kenneth Betts and Brandon Wood, who are accused of sexually abusing a member of the department's Youth Explorers program.

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