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U.S. Customs and Border Protection confiscate 243 pounds of Meth

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) — According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers in Louisville they found 243 pounds of Methamphetamine hidden in rugs on Tuesday. Methamphetamine...

Georgetown Police work to expand neighborhood watch program

GEORGETOWN, Ky. (WTVQ) - Neighborhood watch programs are implemented in cities across the country, but in Georgetown Kentucky, officers are hoping the system they...

Three law enforcement, justice bills praised by crime group

Bills relating to humane treatment of pregnant inmates, transfers of juveniles to adult court, and greater accountability for law enforcement misconduct will now head to the house floor

Authorities working to keep firearms out of the wrong hands

Officials say under federal law it's illegal to have a firearm if you are a convicted felon, an illegal alien, an unlawful user of a controlled substance, convicted of a misdemeanor crime or domestic violence.

Former youth pastor charged with indecent exposure

Behavior may have been going on for extended period.

Georgetown Police investigating shots fired after an alleged fight

Officers say there was a fight that led to shots fired. All persons of interest have been identified, according to police.

Georgetown police respond to the rise in criminal activity

On thursday evening officers were called to Darby Drive where they found a person in the street bleeding from an injury to the arm.

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...

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UPDATE: Remains found in Martin County considered “historical”

The remains were found by children playing in the woods behind a house in the Tomahawk community, according to KSP.

Damaged side-by-side means early-morning search for departments

Firefighters make quick work of finding duo.

Lexington Fire investigating house fire Thursday

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - The Lexington Fire Department is investigating a house fire on Acorn Falls Dr. Thursday evening. They responded to a call at...

NCAA DI Council adopts one-time transfer rule

(NCAA) - All Division I student-athletes will have a one-time opportunity to transfer and compete immediately beginning in the 2021-22 academic year, if legislation...