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Franklin, Woodford counties first to get new drivers licenses

Pilot rollout of the state's new drivers licenses begins in early April.

Kentucky’s Salato Wildlife Education Center is reopening

Complete with renovations made during the facility's winter closure

Franklin Co. deputies warn of mail scam

The Franklin County Sheriff's Department is warning residents about a mail scam going around. 
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Stolen vehicle recovered, suspect still unidentified

The Franklin County Sheriff's Department needs help identifying a man they say stole a vehicle over the weekend.

Man shot by State Trooper is indicted

A man accused of injuring a State Trooper during an arrest attempt, who was shot by the Trooper, has been indicted.

Vehicle abandoned after attempting to cross high waters

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) - In Franklin County, someone attempted to cross high waters, got stuck and abandoned the vehicle, according to the sheriff. Sheriff...

2 separate rollover crashes in Franklin Co., no one injured

There were two separate rollover crashes on I-64 in Franklin County Wednesday evening, according to the sheriff’s office.

Deputies: Body found in Elkhorn Creek

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) - A body was found in Elkhorn Creek on Monday afternoon, according to the Franklin County Sheriff. The sheriff says the person...

Stabbing in Franklin County

Two men are behind bars after a stabbing in Franklin County. According to the Franklin County Sheriff's Office, Randy and Jeremiah Hazlett went to the Capitol Mobile Home Park on Georgetown Road after hearing their mother was in trouble.

UPDATE: Ramp to I-64 East Bound on US 127 South back open after crash

Officials say the accident on US 127 South has been cleared. The ramp is back open.
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Body found near Kentucky River last week identified

The Franklin County Coroner has identified the body of a man found last week near the Kentucky River.

Motorcyclist dead after crash in Franklin County

The Franklin County Coroner's office says a motorcyclist has died after a crash Sunday afternoon on Versailles Road and Grandview Drive near the shell station.

UPDATE: 3 more bats found in Franklin Co. school; 1 positive for rabies

A Franklin County elementary school was shut down Thursday after a teacher found a rabid bat near the school's playground.

Sheriff’s son makes first court appearance for rape, sodomy charges

The son of a Kentucky sheriff made his first court appearance Wednesday in a rape case.

United Way of Franklin County Host Kentucky Senior Games

United Way of Franklin County today announced the 2018 Kentucky Senior Games Presented by Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) will return Aug. 17 through Oct....

Franklin County Humane Society Floods

Torrential rain caused problems for the Franklin County Humane Society. Staff members didn't think they'd be able to open Sunday, but the community helped them...
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Travel Advisory: Bedford Road in Franklin County to be closed Monday

Bedford Road (KY 1685) in Franklin County is scheduled to be temporarily closed for two weeks beginning Monday, August 13.

Granddaughter speaks out after man dies in police custody

Her grandfather died in police custody the night she was arrested. Now a woman is out of jail and speaking out for the first time.

Church van rolls over with family inside

Only two of twelve people were injured during the incident.
Traffic Alert

Lane closures on East-West Connector in Franklin County week of July 9

Louisville, KY (WTVQ) – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet advises drivers of lane closures next week on KY 676 (East-West Connector) in Franklin County. Inspectors from...

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