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Downtown Lexington restaurants arrange New Year’s “do over” after Thursday evacuation

The owner of one of the city's newest bars says his restaurant was getting lots of business on New Year's Eve before police told him about a suspicious camper parked close by.

Student experiment glitch prompts WVU building evacuation

A campus building has been evacuated after a student's chemical lab experiment went awry.

Kentucky college evacuates dorm over mold

Spalding University students were moved out of a dorm this month due to a mold issue.

UPDATE: Barricade situation ends peacefully with man’s arrest

A convicted felon who barricaded himself inside a home for most of Wednesday was arrested without incident around 11:00 p.m., according to Lexington Police.

Gas leak forces evacuation of Bourbon County school

The City of Paris Fire Department says a construction company was drilling and struck a gas line on Castle Boulevard.

Charging battery may be to blame for small fire at school

A small fire Friday morning led to the evacuation of Sheldon Clark High School in Martin County.

Kroger open again after evacuation for bomb scare

Shoppers at Kroger on Richmond Road got a scare this afternoon.

Perry County school evacuated over bomb threat

Perry County Central High School was evacuated on Friday morning.

Evacuation ordered for 245,000 Virginians

Virginia's governor has ordered a mandatory evacuation for some residents of low-lying coastal areas as Hurricane Florence approaches the East Coast.

Arson charges filed in Southern California fire

Police have arrested a man in connection with a Southern California wildfire that has burned 12 cabins and led to some evacuations.

State building in Frankfort evacuated after chemical leak

Chemical leak at the Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives.

Flooding forces family to evacuate Boyle County home

Flash floods caused problems for some in central Kentucky Sunday afternoon.

Flood waters force families out of their homes in Hustonville

HUSTONVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) -Flood waters forced multiple families out of their homes on Tuesday afternoon, according to officials. The picture on the right shows a...

Gas leak forces evacuation of park in Lawrenceburg

The city park in Lawrencebug was evacuated Wednesday morning due to a gas leak nearby.

Gas leak at Kentucky Transportation Cabinet forces evacuation

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet office in Frankfort evacuated because of gas leak.

Train derailment injures four, causes evacuations

Georgetown Police say a train ran off the tracks late Sunday night, causing four injuries and evacuations from two nearby trailer parks.

Early morning apartment fire forces evacuations

Firefighters responded to a fire on Legion Drive this morning, which forced residents to evacuate the building.

Lexington apartments evacuated after overnight fire

Police are still investigating the cause of an overnight fire that forced several people to evacuate their apartments.

LPD: People forced from homes as boys fire shots on Lexington street

Some people were forced from their homes Wednesday night after a group of young boys ran down Hedgewood Court shooting, according to Lexington Police.

Burkesville man accused of making bomb threat at justice center

A Cumberland County man was arrested Thursday after State Police say he made a bomb threat at the county justice center.

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UPDATE: Prayer vigil for slain Richmond couple

The shooting victims have been identified and the accused killer taken into custody.

Police chief says reports of shots fired down in past month

Lexington Police Chief Lawrence Weathers says the city may feel unsafe, but reports of shots fired have gone down in the last month.

Department of Public Safety holds job fair to encourage applications

Lexington's Department of Public Safety hosted a job fair Wednesday afternoon with booths for police, fire and emergency management.