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Police chase ends in standoff that closes I-75 for hours

People were stranded on I-75 for hours this afternoon as law enforcement negotiated with 35-year-old Jason Shipwash of Bourbon County who led them on a 30-plus mile chase down I-75 ending in a guns-drawn standoff in the middle of the interstate.

Bevin signs law allowing optional drivers’ licenses

Republican Gov. Matt Bevin has signed a law allowing Kentuckians to purchase voluntary travel IDs to replace their standard drivers' licenses.

Kentucky House considers changes to drivers’ licenses

Kentuckians would have the option of purchasing a voluntary travel ID to replace their standard drivers' licenses under a bill that is advancing in the House of Representatives.

“Compassionate Caravan” Helps Homeless Beat the Cold

As temperatures begin to creep below freezing, one local organization is gearing up to make sure everyone is Fayette County has a warm place to sleep at night.

Ky. man sues after turned down for ‘IM GOD’ license plate

An atheist's request for a personalized license plate saying "IM GOD" was denied by the state of Kentucky, which said it might distract other drivers, and would be in bad taste.

Feds deny Kentucky’s request for more time to update IDs

The federal government has denied Kentucky's request for more time to update its drivers' licenses, potentially forcing residents to use passports to board domestic flights by 2018.

Study raises issues with Louisville police traffic stops

An analysis of vehicle stops by Louisville Metro police officers has found again that black drivers are searched twice as often as whites - and that many searches result in no findings.

Officials urge drivers to use caution in work zones

Officials at the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet are urging drivers to use caution in work zones.

Senate approves new rules for drivers passing bicyclists

Drivers overtaking bicyclists on Kentucky roads would have to leave at least 3 feet between their vehicle and the bicycle under a bill that cleared the state Senate.

Unruly bus riders prompts Jefferson County to crack down

A union official says more than 60 percent of Jefferson County Public Schools say they have felt unsafe on the job.

Officers honored for work to reduce impaired driving

Dozens of law enforcement officers across Kentucky have been honored for their work to keep impaired drivers off the road.

State police focusing on traffic enforcement around holidays

Kentucky State Police say they are targeting drivers who are aggressive, impaired and distracted in the upcoming holiday season in an effort to save lives and reduce injury-related crashes.

LPD issues traffic tips for Breeders’ Cup motorists

The Lexington Police Department issued several tips and suggestions for drivers in Lexington during the Breeders' Cup.

Louisville jaywalkers, drivers warned of crackdown

Louisville Metro Police have warned the public that officers are about to start cracking down on jaywalking.

Question of the Day 07-22-15

About 2% of drivers say they have witnessed *this* on the road. What is it?

UPDATE: Drivers finally moving again after being stranded for hours

Traffic started moving again Friday on I-65 and I-24 after drivers were stranded for several hours. Thousands of people reportedly waited in their vehicles after a massive snowstorm caused accidents and stopped semi trucks.

Drivers Confused By New Chevy Chase Parking Spaces

There was some confusion Friday on High Street in Lexington. The city had just put in some slanted parking spaces.

Lexington PD: Drivers in Man O’War Crash Are Related

Shortly before 8 Sunday evening, Lexington police reported that a car and a minivan had crashed into each other twice at the intersection of Man O'War Boulevard and Buckhorn Drive.

Lane Closures Begin Tuesday On KY 192 In Laurel County

The state is reminding drivers that lane closures will be in effect for the next few weeks on KY 192 in Laurel County.

Laurel County Sheriff Urges Drivers To Stay Off Roads

All roads in the county including I-75, U.S. 25, KY 30, Hal Rogers Parkway, Ky 80, and Russell Dyche Memorial Highway are covered in ice.

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KSP is investigating a deadly house fire in Robertson County

State Police says one person is dead following a house fire.

LPD: Woman sent to hospital after car flips

Police tell ABC 36 they suspect the woman was driving under the influence when she hit two parked cars and flipped her own car.
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‘Stuff the Bus’ donation drive gives school supplies to families in need

The Salvation Army is hosting it's 'Stuff the Bus' school donation drive this weekend, helping families in need. 
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UK students move in with safety measures in place

It was the first move-in day for incoming students and it was one like never before with several COVID-19 safety measures in place.