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Lexington Fire Dept. issues open burning ban

The Lexington Fire Dept. has issued an open burning ban until 7:00 a.m. Wednesday, April 1.

Former school counselor accused of sexual abuse

William “Billy” Hyatt is accused of sexually abusing a child in Fayette and Harrison Counties. ABC 36 has learned Hyatt used to work in Kentucky public schools.

Fayette Co. schools closed for rest of week

There will be no school in Fayette Co. for the rest of the week as severe weather conditions continue.

Winter Care Program activated

The Fayette Co. Sheriff has activated the Winter Care Program in response to the winter storm.

Madison Co. shooting case to be handled by Fayette Commonwealth’s Attorney

Fayette Commonwealth's Attorney Ray Larson has been selected as prosecutor in a Madison Co. shooting case in which a Lexington man was allegedly shot by police.

Jobless rates drop in Fayette, and across Commonwealth

The Kentucky Office of Employment and Training is reporting that jobless rates in all 120 counties have dropped from December 2013 to December 2014.

Two Students Head to Washington

Two students are traveling with their teacher to Washington, D.C. to represent Fayette Technical Centers.

Sheriff: Man Flees, Tries To Hit Deputies

The Fayette County Sheriff said Sunday, a man deputies were trying to serve a warrant to fled, nearly hitting deputies with a car.

Black Friday Shopping at Fayette Mall

Stores at Fayette Mall will have extended hours for Black Friday shopping. Lexington Police are asking drivers to plan for delays in the Nicholasville Rd. and Hamburg areas.

FCPS Interim Superintendent Candidate Drops Out

District leaders said Saturday morning they were notified by a candidate for interim superintendent that she'd rather apply for the permanent position in the spring.

Lexington-Fayette County Considers E-Cig Ban

The Lexington-Fayette Urban County Council has scheduled a Thursday vote for adding electronic smoking devices to the city's public indoor-smoking ban.

New Stores Open at the Fayette Mall

A big day for Fayette Mall as the middle wing reopens with more than a dozen new stores.

Parents, Board Member React To Shelton Resignation

Parents and one board member reacted to the news that Tom Shelton was resigning Thursday night at a middle school band concert.

Fayette County Health Department Reviewing Ebola Plans

The Fayette County Health Department met with local hospitals Monday to review their plans for a suspected Ebola case, in the unlikely event it reaches Kentucky.

Annual Blessing of the Animals

Dozens of animals were blessed outside the old courthouse in downtown Lexington Saturday for a fourth year.

Police Watching Surveillance Video for Fayette Mall Gunman

Police are hoping surveillance video will help them find the man who pulled a gun on a security guard at Fayette Mall.

Four More Retailers Announced for Fayette Mall

On Friday, Fayette Mall announced the arrival of three more shops and an additional restaurant as part of its redevelopment project.

UPDATE: New Stores & Restaurant Coming To Fayette Mall

Fayette Mall announced Friday that a new restaurant and two new stores were scheduled open over the next several months.

James Caldwell Able To Stand Trial?

The Fayette County District Court postponed a decision on the competency of James Caldwell's ability to stand trial. The judge delayed the decision until August 28.

Few Problems Reported On First Day Of School In Fayette County

No major problems were reported on opening day in the state's second largest public school system in Lexington.

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