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Authorities working to keep firearms out of the wrong hands

Officials say under federal law it's illegal to have a firearm if you are a convicted felon, an illegal alien, an unlawful user of a controlled substance, convicted of a misdemeanor crime or domestic violence.

Police need help finding, identifying storage unit bandits

The Lexington Police Department is looking for two suspects and working to identify a third person wanted in connection with a rash of thefts at residential storage facilities.

Senators pitch Trump on expanded gun background check bill

Senate supporters of requiring background checks for firearms purchased at gun shows and over the internet.

Police: Suspect drops guns while running from officers

Police say they were called to West Main Street on Thursday for a report of two people behind a building with bags of items.

Deputies find and arrest men hiding in bathroom, connected to stolen car

Deputies with the Laurel County Sheriff's Office say they arrested three men connected to a reported stolen black Dodge Challenger.

Police: Thieves steal $50,000 in merchandise from business

According to the Harrodsburg Police Department, JVM Motorsports on South College Street was burglarized on Sunday morning.

New Survey: Over 1 billion small arms in world, up from 2007

A new study of small arms estimates there are over 1 billion legal and illicit firearms in the world today, including 857 million in civilian hands - with American men and women the dominant owners.

Kentucky ranks #1 in new gun owners

A new study says Kentucky is by far the leading state in the nation when it comes to new gun owners, with close to one percent of the total population buying a gun for the first time this year.

Students host town hall on gun violence in Lexington

Some Fayette County high school students want to stop gun violence in Lexington, so they hosted a town hall Wednesday night to talk about solutions.

KSP: Possession of firearms by convicted felons

Kentucky State Police report they assisted a stranded motorist in the median on Natcher Parkway. 

London Police fundraise for Relay For Life through “Aim For Hope” bullseye competition

The London Police Department is aiming for hope to make a difference through the first-ever “Aim For Hope” Bullseye Competition.

Charges brought against 5 connected to Kentucky street gang

Federal and local authorities in Kentucky have announced charges against five people connected to a street gang in connection with a conspiracy to obtain firearms for convicted felons.

3 teens arrested in stolen guns case

The Jessamine County Sheriff, working with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, made three arrests Tuesday evening in an investigation into stolen firearms.

Teens Charged in Connection to Stolen Truck, Firearms

Police in Lexington say three teenagers were charged on Friday in connection with a stolen vehicle and stolen rifles.

Deputy discovers loaded firearms on fleeing suspect

The Franklin County Sheriff says a foot pursuit ended with multiple charges for a Frankfort man.

16 arrested on federal drug charges

A two-year investigation has resulted in federal drug charges against 16-people in Kentucky, according to the Laurel County Sheriff's Office.

Kentucky Troopers Looking For Fugitive

State Police are looking for a Morganfield man after they say a search of his home turned up illegal firearms, ammunition, methamphetamine and methamphetamine trafficking materials.

Last Of 38 Defendants In Drug Case Sentenced

The last of more than three dozen people to be sentenced in a prescription drug ring that operated in northern Kentucky and southern Ohio was sentenced to more than 12-years in prison, according to federal prosecutors.

Search Warrant Leads To Arrest Of Mays Lick Man

State Police said James Doyle, 48, of Mays Lick, was arrested after investigators said a search warrant turned up several thousand dollars worth of stolen items, including firearms and chainsaws.

Ewing Man Charged In Connection To Stolen Hunting Dogs And Firearms In Three Counties

State Police said Jeremy Earlywine, 22, of Ewing, is charged with receiving stolen property in connection with the theft of hunting dogs, firearms and hunting supplies in Bath, Fleming and Robertson Counties.

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