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Fireworks can be trigger for military veterans with PTSD

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) -  For many people, this weekend will be filled with cook outs, family, and of course fireworks to celebrate the Fourth...

Holiday adjustments to garbage pickup in Lexington begin Wednesday

If you normally have your garbage picked-up on Fridays in Lexington, it will be picked up on Wednesday this week because of the Fourth of July holiday.

Street closures scheduled for 2019 4th of July events

During the Fourth of July events Wednesday and Thursday in downtown Lexington, there will be some street closures.

Celebrate with the Fourth of July Festival

Lexington's Fourth of July Festival, presented by Ball Homes and Central Bank, begins on July 3rd filled with contests, food, fireworks, and so much...

Trump promises tanks, ‘biggest ever fireworks’ on July 4

President Donald Trump is promising military tanks along with "Incredible Flyovers & biggest ever Fireworks!" for the Fourth of July in Washington.

Lexington’s Fourth of July Festival information

Lexington’s Fourth of July Festival, Presented by Ball Homes and Central Bank, is one of Lexington’s largest events, attracting over 80,000 people to downtown Lexington over a two-day span.

Fourth of July fireworks safety tips

To better ensure a safe and happy Fourth of July, the public is encouraged to enjoy firework shows conducted by licensed professionals.

KSP increasing traffic enforcement during July 4th holiday

State Police will be out in force during the July 4th holiday looking for speeders, along with impaired and distracted drivers.

Fort Campbell hosts Fourth of July concert, fireworks

Event is open to the public and free of charge.

Lexington Fourth of July holiday collection schedule

Lexington’s Division of Waste Management will adjust its collection schedule for the upcoming Fourth of July holiday.

Fireworks flop? Several, including Mayor, disappointed in Lexington firework display

The city shot fireworks off the Big Blue Building downtown for the first time ever and many people weren't impressed with what they saw.

Lexington opens cooling centers, discounting pool admission for July 4th

Lexington is opening cooling centers and cutting admission prices to pool and aquatic center for the Fourth of July.

Fireworks moving back downtown

This Fourth of July, the “Big Blue Building” will become the “Big Red, Big White and Big Big Blue Building.”

Woman hit by bullet during fireworks show

A Lee County woman is lucky to be alive after being hit in the head by a stray bullet while watching fireworks Tuesday night.

Hundreds enjoy Lexington 4th of July festivities despite wet weather

Hundreds of people braved today's wet weather to celebrate the Fourth of July in downtown Lexington.

Safety tips will help during Fourth of July picnics

The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department officials say they want to increase awareness of food safety as people head into the summer picnic season.

Some fireworks illegal in Kentucky

Find out what fireworks are legal in Fayette County.

How fireworks can affect Veterans with PTSD

Tips on how to help Veterans with PTSD who can be adversely affected by the sights and sounds of fireworks.

Applications being accepted for Fourth of July Parade

Downtown Lexington Corporation officials say the application deadline to participate in the Fourth of July Parade is June 28.

Entries for Lexington 4th of July vendors, festivities wanted

Organizers of Lexington’s Fourth of July parade are seeking floats, bands and/or musical groups, equestrian entries, youth groups, clubs and more to participate in this year’s parade which will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 4, in downtown Lexington.

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UPDATE: Lexington Police release body camera footage of police car hitting autistic teen

The Lexington Police car was traveling approximately 40 mph when Liam Long ran into its path, according to Lexington Police.