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Gas Line Explosion Injures 2; Closes Highway

An explosion east of Louisville Wednesday afternoon injured at least two people and closed down U.S. 42.

PSC: Gas Meter Regulations are Generic

There are still a lot of questions surrounding a hotel explosion in Lexington Sunday night mainly, should the gas meter have been better protected?

Hotel Damaged In Explosion To Be Rebuilt

The owners of the Fairfield Inn and Suites announced they will rebuild the hotel.

Fairfield Inn Condemned By Explosion: Guests Wait For Cars

The Lexington Fire Department and codes enforcement worked together to determine the Fairfield Inn is condemned for occupancy. When it comes to rebuilding, that will be up to Marriot representatives.

Homemade Explosive Device Goes Off At Lafayette HS

Around 8:30 AM Wednesday an explosive device made out of a soda bottle went off. Nobody was injured. Police found two more devices, and depressurized them.

UPDATE: Images, Video And Information Released In Train-Semi Collision

New video, still images and information were released Monday by the Pulaski County Sheriff's Office from last Friday afternoon's semi-train collision, including the injured truck driver's name and hospital condition.

RECAP: Gas Pipeline Explosion in Adair County

Flames could be seen for miles after a gas pipeline explosion in the small community of Knifley.

Update: Adair County Recovers From Explosion

Adair County families who were forced to evacuate their homes after a gas line exploded near the community of Knifely are allowed back in their homes tonight.

Gas Explosion Rocks Adair County

Columbia Gas says a natural gas pipeline of theirs exploded in Knifley around 1 a.m. Thursday morning.

Airman Killed In Afghanistan Has Lexington Ties

U.S. Air Force Captain David Lyon, 28, of Sandpoint, Idaho, was killed Friday when an IED detonated near his convoy. He was married to fellow Air Force Officer Dana Pounds-Lyon of Lexington.

Airman Killed In Afghanistan Has Lexington Ties

U.S. Air Force Captain David Lyon, 28, of Sandpoint, Idaho, was killed Friday when an IED detonated near his convoy. He was married to fellow Air Force Officer Dana Pounds-Lyon of Lexington.

UPDATE: Investigators Now Say Danville Explosion Was ‘Not’ From A Meth Lab

The Danville City Fire Marshal says an apartment explosion was not caused by a meth lab, as originally thought.

Fire Update: Meth Lab Caused Explosion In Danville Apartment

Danville fire investigators said a meth lab exploded, triggering a fire in a five-plex apartment building on Patrician Place on Wednesday. Two men were critically injured, according to investigators.

Three People Injured In Grant County Explosion

Firefighters say three people were rushed to the hospital with severe burns after an explosion in Grant County.

Milton-Madison Bridge Demolished

A 700-foot section of the old Milton-Madison Bridge was demolished Tuesday using controlled explosives.

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