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Madison County EMA gives tips to stay safe during summer storms

MADISON COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) - Summer has officially begun and with summer, comes thunderstorms. Madison County Emergency Management Director, Dustin Heiser, says Kentucky sees a...

Giving thanks to those who helped during flooding

A nursing home in Lee County wanted to do something special for the first responders and volunteers who helped during the flooding back in March.

COVID sends half of Lexington EMA home to work; no impact on public

At one point, city said telecommuting was improving some efficiencies.

EMA crews work quickly when supplies arrive

It's a scene being duplicated at emergency management and health department offices across the state.

9-1-1 celebrates 52nd birthday

52 years ago on Feb. 16, 1968, the first ever 9-1-1 call was placed in Haleyville, Alabama. 

Lexington announces updated winter weather plan

An updated plan for extreme winter weather conditions is in place in Lexington to protect the city's homeless and others in need.

Gas line shut off in Wolfe County until further notice

Wolfe County Emergency Management says the supply line belonging to the Troublesome Creek Gas Company in the Bethany area has been shut off until further notice.

Be prepared for winter weather

There was a big change in weather from Monday to Tuesday.

UPDATE: Garrard County boil water advisory lifted

All of Garrard County, including the City of Lancaster, was placed under a boil water advisory on Friday.

Warning sirens accidentally activated in Woodford County

Warning sirens were accidentally activated in Woodford County on Monday due to an equipment malfunction, according to Woodford County Emergency Management.

Church, pre-school hit by tornado in Paducah

Emergency Management and the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet are asking drivers to avoid traveling in McCracken and Ballard counties for the remainder of the day due to a tornado.

Brush fire in Lawrence County blamed on cigarette butts

Emergency management in Lawrence County wants you to mind your butts.

Nationwide test of Emergency Alert System in Madison Co. Wednesday

The Federal Emergency Management Agency will conduct a nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System in Madison County.

Officials: This week’s storm should remind people to prepare for severe weather season

While the storms rolling through this week aren't expected to be too severe, emergency management says it's a good reminder for people to double check and make sure they're prepared for this year's summer storm season.

Clark Co. employee charged for allegedly writing fraudulent checks

A Clark County employee is accused of writing 29 fraudulent checks, and depositing them into her personal account.

EF-1 Tornado confirmed in Boyle County

 The National Weather Service has determined an EF-1 tornado caused some of Tuesday's storm damage in Boyle County.

US 27 in Lincoln County reopens after gasoline spill

A stretch of US 27 in Lincoln County reopened Friday night after being closed for 13-hours after a gas spill from an overturned tanker truck, according to emergency management.

UPDATE: Road remains closed after gas leak in Lancaster

A road will remain closed all night in Lancaster after being shutdown following a natural gas leak earlier in the day.

Sign campaign looks to keep people prepared

Over the past month we have seen one after another major natural disaster devastate parts of our world.

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Saint Peter Claver Church prays for choir director injured in car crash

Police say they don't know how or why Leny crashed. Leny's friends are in disbelief as he had just left choir practice right before the accident.

UPDATE: All roads reopen following freak car crash in Lexington

All roads reopened shortly after 9:00 p.m.

Traffic Update: NB I-75 in Scott County reopens after truck hits bridge overpass

The truck hit the Frogtown Road/KY 608 overpass. The bridge has been inspected and evaluated by state engineers.
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UPDATE: Two members of Kentucky State University board resign

Candace McGraw and Paul Harnice resigned days before the abrupt departure of the KSU president.