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UPDATE: Barricade situation ends peacefully with man’s arrest

A convicted felon who barricaded himself inside a home for most of Wednesday was arrested without incident around 11:00 p.m., according to Lexington Police.
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Mercer County crime crackdown results in more than 30 arrests

A crime crackdown in July called 'Operation Ice Storm' resulted in 43 warrants and 34 arrests by the Mercer County Sheriff's Office.
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Gun store to hold free seminars on permitless concealed carry law

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - People heading to the shooting range, or anywhere for that matter, soon will be able to conceal carry without a...

Sheriff: Meth, guns found in child’s playhouse

Deputies say almost three pounds of meth, firearms, loaded and unloaded syringes and a large sum of cash were found inside a playhouse.
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Winchester man sentenced for selling meth and guns

A Winchester man was sentenced to federal prison for selling methamphetamine and guns in Clark County, according to prosecutors. 

New Zealand to probe role of spies, guns in mosque attacks

New Zealand will hold a top-level inquiry into the massacre of 50 people at two Christchurch mosques that will examine what roles guns, social media and spy agencies played preceding the attacks.

Argument turns into shooting in Lexington

Lexington Police say an argument turned into a shooting on Florida Street just before 6:45 p.m. Monday.

Man arrested on drug and theft charges

A Knox County man faces drug and theft charges in a stolen vehicle case out of Lexington, according to deputies.

Somerset man arrested, reportedly had guns he wasn’t allowed to have

A Somerset man was arrested Sunday morning after a Pulaski County Sheriff's deputy found him with several guns he wasn't allowed to have as a convicted felon.
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Two teens arrested in Danville home invasion

Two teenagers were arrested and charged with an armed home invasion in Danville, according to police.

Man accused of making threats against South Warren High School

According to the Warren County Sheriff's Office, deputies have arrested a man that made a shooting threat against South Warren High School on November 30th.

Guns send over 8,000 US kids to ER each year, analysis says

Gun injuries, including many from assaults, sent 75,000 U.S. children and teens to emergency rooms over nine years. That's from a new study that found more than one-third of those kids were hospitalized and 6 percent died.
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Laurel County teen charged with drug trafficking, gun possession

The Laurel County Sheriff's Office says the 16-year-old was taken into custody after a large amount of marijuana was seized, along with guns.
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Lexington PD gets new database to help solve gun crimes

Lexington police have a new high-tech database that will help them solve violent crimes.

129 guns found in home of S. Carolina police ambush suspect

Authorities say nearly 130 guns were found inside the South Carolina home of a man charged with killing a police officer and wounding six others earlier this month.

Lexington Police arrest man for kidnapping, burglary

Police have arrested a man they say held a woman against her will and then stole from her home.

Commonwealth Attorney may charge Marshall Co. school shooter’s stepfather

According to a Washington Post report, Commonwealth Attorney Mark Blankenship may pursue charges against Justin Minyard, the stepfather of Gabe Parker, accused Marshall County school shooter.

Lexington man accused of stealing from family while they went to church

Lexington Police have arrested a man they say broke into a family's home while they were at church, then stole guns and a truck.

Man and girlfriend arrested in Franklin Co. drug case

The Franklin County Sheriff's Office has finally arrested a man that they were attempting an arrest warrant on Wednesday.

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.

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