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Saturday, September 26, 2020
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Memorial Day weekend travel safety during COVID-19 pandemic

Memorial Day weekend is here and to the delight of some, Governor Andy Beshear has lifted some travel restrictions.

Driving Easter Egg hunts the next new thing

Like Teddy bear searches, Campton, other towns encouraging egg hunts.

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet: Tips for driving in snow & ice

Salt truck drivers continue to try to prepare for any slick spots on the roads for your morning commute as the winter weather continues.

KSP targeting high crash zones for aggressive drivers

Officials announced the start of a two-week enforcement blitz targeting aggressive driving behaviors.

Lexington Police Department: Holiday safety tips

It's a three day weekend for a lot of people for Labor Day. As many people know, this means more traffic, and more police patrolling.

Burglary suspect jumps out of moving truck during chase

A man accused of stealing tools from a Pike County home led police on a chase that ended along the Big Sandy River, according to the Appalachian-News Express.

Injured sheriff’s deputy Jamie Morales able to drive again

Georgetown Sheriff's Deputy, Jamie Morales, who was injured in the line of duty says he has reached another milestone in his recovery.

Just how busy will roads be this holiday weekend?

Holiday travel can be a real headache whether you're flying or driving. This year, AAA says, could be the busiest in years.

Lexington to close part of Waveland Museum Lane

According to the city, part of Waveland Museum Lane will be permanently closed starting Thursday.

State transportation crews ready for winter weather

Salt supplies, trained maintenance crews and 1,400 plow trucks are ready to respond during this snow and ice season.

Police: Man arrested after pulling gun after argument

Police have arrested a man they say pulled out a gun on a group of people after an argument about his driving speed.

LPD: Man arrested after swerving towards officers in car

Lexington Police have arrested a man for wanton endangerment, after they say he swerved his car towards officers while they conducted a traffic stop.

New “three-foot” bike law to go in effect Saturday

Several new laws are set to go in effect Saturday. Among those is one focusing on road safety, specifically for bicyclists.

Be on the lookout for black ice tonight

Despite seeing all the snow melt away on the roads Saturday morning, the Division of Streets and Roads sends a warning as wet spots can freeze into black ice.

Crews treated Lexington roads overnight

Lexington’s Division of Streets & Roads and Water Quality treated roads overnight.

AAA: Weekend holiday travel expected to break record

AAA expects this to be the highest year-end travel volume on record, with over 107 million people traveling.

I-75 closed in both directions

According to Transportation Cabinet Officials, I-75 northbound is closed near mile 121 for a crash. 

KSP urges motorists to use caution during memorial march

KSP is asking drivers to be vigilant during the Kentucky National Guard's Memorial Ruck March.

Driver accused of being under the influence, causing crash

The Laurel County Sheriff's Office says the driver of a car was under the influence when he rear-ended another car Monday night.

Police: KY driver went wrong way at high speed on interstate

Police in West Virginia say a drunken motorist from Kentucky drove the wrong way on Interstate 64 at high speeds for at least 20 miles (32.2 kilometers) before his vehicle was stopped

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