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Faculty and Staff Share Budget Concerns, Ideas

Teachers, faculty and staff had a chance to voice their concerns and ideas about the Fayette County Public Schools budget cuts.

Lexington FD: No Structure Fire Deaths in 2013

According to statistics, there were no deaths in Fayette County due to structure fires in 2013 -- a first since 2006.

Fayette Co. Schools Look At Cutting $20 Million From Budget

In an email sent to school employees, Fayette County Public Schools Superintendent Tom Shelton said $20 million will be cut from this year's budget.

Funai Electric Bringing 50 High-Paying Jobs to Fayette Co.

On Thursday, Governor Steve Beshear announced plans from Funai Electric Company to bring a subsidiary company to Lexington.

Man Accused in Killing of Alex Johnson Returning to Kentucky

The Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office in Texas has reported that Robert Taylor, who is charged in the murder of Alex Johnson, will be extradited to Fayette County.

Lexington Coat Drive Giving Extra Relief to Those Most Affected by Cold Temps

On Wednesday, the Fayette County Sheriff's Office announced its Winter Care Program is growing and will be holding a citywide coat drive.

Wind Chill Advisory Issued for Fayette Co. Thursday

The National Weather Service is warning residents of Fayette County of more frigid wind chills ahead.

Update: More Charges For 2-County Pursuit Suspect

Additional charges have been announced for the man accused of leading police on a two county chase.

Fayette Mall Experiences Power Outage

Fayette Mall customers and employees were left in the dark earlier today.

Low Cigarette Tax Likely for Theft

Police in Lexington and Nicholasville joined the U.S. Secret Service to arrest nine people and seize cash and cigarettes from a Lexington hotel.

Low Cigarette Tax Likely for Theft

Police in Lexington and Nicholasville joined the U.S. Secret Service to arrest nine people and seize cash and cigarettes from a Lexington hotel.

Update: Escaped Fayette County Jail Inmate Caught

Fayette County Jail Officials said they caught Robert Lee Eades, 38, today. He is now back in the Lexington jail.

Fayette Board of Health Cuts Ties with HealthFirst

The Fayette County Board of Health has opted to discontinue funding of HealthFirst.

Lexington Looks Into Offering Benefits to Domestic Partners

An Urban County Council committee is looking into extending benefits that married couples have, such as health care, to same-sex couples who work for the city.

Police Issue School Traffic Reminder

Lexington Police are reminding drivers that Fayette County Schools begin tomorrow. Be prepared for additional car and pedestrian traffic.

Surveillance Video Released Of Suspected Voyeur In Fayette Mall Store

Two teenaged girls changing in a Fayette Mall fitting room said someone secretly recorded them on a cell phone.

Valley View Ferry Cutting Back Hours

It may soon be harder to get between Fayette, Madison and Jessamine Counties.

Illuminated Street Signs Being Installed

New street signs that light up at night are being installed at some intersections in Fayette County.

Update: Letter Sent To Parents About Fayette Administrators’ Resignation

The academic dean and principal of Cardinal Valley Elementary in Lexington resigned amid allegations of misconduct Friday.

Fireworks Ban Approved In Lexington

The Urban County Council unanimously approved a fireworks ban Thursday night.

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