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Emergency responders take steps to protect themselves from the virus

Emergency responders are using as many precautions as they can to stay safe from the coronavirus while still protecting the rest of us.

E-911 director says more dispatchers are needed

Lexington's 911 dispatchers say they need help keeping the city safe.

DOCJT Public Safety Dispatch Academy class 127 graduates

Twenty-two law enforcement dispatchers graduated Friday from the Public Safety Dispatch Academy.

KSP Post 2 Accepting Police Telecommunicator Applications

If you are interested in a position with KSP, they currently have an opening.

Quick-thinking By KSP Dispatcher highlights hidden heroes Of law enforcement

April 8-14 is National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week. This week is dedicated to recognizing the efforts of more than 200,000 police and emergency service dispatchers throughout the U.S. The Kentucky State Police employs 187 telecommunicators at its 16 posts throughout the state.

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.

Paris police hearing continued until Wednesday

People in Paris want to know if five officers will keep their jobs. They’re accused of violating department policy.

Child hit & killed by school bus in Whitley County

A 10-year old boy in Whitley County was hit by his school bus and killed as he returned home from school Monday afternoon, according to the sheriff.

Emergency call taker helps coach woman through childbirth

An emergency dispatch call taker in Louisville helped coach a woman through childbirth when the expectant mother wasn't able to make it to the hospital in time.

Lexington’s new Public Safety Operations Center set for summer 2016

City workers say Lexington's new Public Safety Operations Center will house the divisions of Emergency Management, Enhanced 911 and LexCall, all under one roof.

Lawsuit over dispatch fee going to Supreme Court

A challenge of a property tax fee to help fund 911 dispatch services in northern Kentucky is going to the Kentucky Supreme Court.

Winchester 911 Center Awarded Grant for Upgrade

In Winchester, the system is old and needs to be updated. But there is good news; the city has been awarded a grant to upgrade its system.

Alex Johnson’s Family Could Sue City

The family of a Lexington murder victim could sue.

Jessamine County Students Learn 911 Dispatch Skills

A first of its kind course in Kentucky is teaching high school students in Jessamine County how to be 911 dispatchers.

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Politicians mourn Ruth Bader Ginsburg, offer opinions on nomination process

Soon after news of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death Friday evening, Kentuckians started issuing statements, celebrating her life and offering opinions on how she should be succeeded on the bench. 

“It’s a win-win.” Blood donor praises new antibody program at KY Blood Center

The Kentucky Blood Center offers a free antibody test for donating blood.

Car crashes into, damages Jif building in Lexington

A car crashed into Lexington's landmark Jif building Friday night, slightly damaging it.