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Man, woman arrested in Georgetown home invasion

GEORGETOWN, Ky. (WTVQ) - Two Phelps, Ky., residents have been charged in connection with a home invasion shooting early Saturday morning in Georgetown. According to...

New program encourages hiring people with criminal records, Lexington restaurant already on it

A new program is encouraging businesses to hire people with a criminal record, but for one Lexington restaurant, that’s nothing new.

Louisville police chief says crime is rising amid pandemic

The chief of police in Kentucky’s largest city says violent crime is increasing even as citizens remain under orders to stay home in an effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus.

Somerset testing site moved, judge sees decrease in crime

Coronavirus testing site moved for better management in Pulaski County, judge talks legal issues

Harlan County man arrested for child pornography

KSP electronic crimes unit searches home.

Nicholasville PD: Call police before posting to social media

Nicholasville police say social media can often help solve crimes, but right now it's slowing officers down.

Police ask for help finding traveling crime ring

Police say the men do the "quick change" scam by taking out additional money after an initial transaction is taking place.

KSP asking for help identifying ATM thieves

Kentucky State Police is asking for help identifying multiple people involved in ATM thefts in both Marshall and McCracken counties.

Deputies: Mother leaves child with sex offender

A mother is charged after deputies say she left her child with a sex offender while in jail.

Safety Net initiative aims to stop violent crimes in Lexington

The city of Lexington announced a new anti-violence initiative following a weekend of gun violence that killed two teenagers and injured two more people.

Trump calls 2 mass shootings ‘evil attacks’

President Donald Trump says Washington "must come together" in the wake of two mass shootings this weekend.

Neighbors frustrated after BB gun damages homes and cars

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - People in one Lexington neighborhood are frustrated and on alert after cars and homes were shot up with a BB...

Police: Clerk stops would-be robber, fires shot at suspect

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - Lexington Police say a clerk chased away a would be robber after shooting at him. According to Lexington Police, it happened...

Lexington ranked third safest city in United States

Lexington is the third safest city in the country, according to an annual report from SafeWise, a company that tests security solutions. 

UKPD issues crime bulletin after two burglary reports

The University of Kentucky Police Department has issued a crime bulletin to the campus Monday following two complaints they believe could be connected.

Homes and cars shot up over three block stretch

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - A vigil for shooting victim Alisa "Lucy" Reed began with hugs, pictures, and balloons. She's the 17-year-old shot to death...

Shots fired at a bar in Nicholasville

A man accused of firing shots at a bar is behind bars in Nicholasville.

Nicholasville Police search for holiday porch pirate

NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) - It's a holiday headache that can happen to almost anyone. A thief stealing packages just outside someone's doorstep. Nicholasville Police...

Woman claiming to be crime victim ends up as the suspect

A woman claiming to be the "victim" of a crime is now the one in jail, according to Winchester Police.

Family and Friends honor shooting victim one year after his murder

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - Family and friends gathered to release balloons, pray and share memories of Tyler Williams one year after the shooting that...

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Coronavirus vaccine at University of Kentucky shows positive results

The professor spearheading the project, Jerry Woodward, has says he thinks it will be effective.
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ABC 36 Teacher of the Week: Katina Stevens

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)-- For kindergarten teacher Katina Stevens, her love for education started when she herself was in kindergarten. "I remember my kindergarten teacher to...

Shelby Rogers stuns Serena to reach Top Seed Open semifinals

LEXINGTON, KY, USA (WTA) -- It came down to the wire, but Shelby Rogers earned an thunderous upset at the Top Seed Open presented by...

Kentuckians’ 112-mile relay helps children in Haiti

Effort will raise money to turn 'sticks' into homes of stone.