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Couple, homeless man charged in charitable scam

All three are charged with theft by deception and conspiracy to commit theft by deception.
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City of Lexington activates its Emergency Weather Plan

Lexington activates its Emergency Weather Plan to help keep homeless out of the cold.

Emergency weather plan activated in Lexington

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – According to city officials, the Office of Homelessness Prevention & Intervention Emergency Weather Plan has been activated due to the...

Man spends Labor Day feeding homeless at Phoenix Park

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - One man spent his Labor Day making sure Lexingtonians didn't go hungry. Dr. Bam spends every Labor Day and Independence Day...

Lexington kicks off new bus passes for the homeless program, Catholic Action Center not...

The city of Lexington is launching a new program that will offer free unlimited rides on Lextran to the city's homeless but not everyone is happy with the requirements the city has set to get a ride.

Catholic Action Center begins requiring and providing Hepatitis A vaccine

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - On the same day the Catholic Action Center began requiring those staying to have a hepatitis A vaccination, the Health...

Students face homelessness too

When you think about the homeless, you probably picture an adult, but many are children.
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Homeless man attacked and robbed in Lexington

Lexington Police say a homeless man was assaulted and robbed by three men overnight.

Amazon flexes muscles, Seattle backs down on business tax

City leaders said they plan to repeal a tax on large companies such as Amazon and Starbucks as they face mounting pressure from businesses, an about-face just a month after unanimously approving the measure to help pay for efforts to combat a growing homelessness crisis.

Council to vote on giving free photo IDs to homeless

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - Lexington City Council could vote in the near future on a grant that would set aside $6,000 to give state...
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UPDATE: Capital Avenue Bridge in Frankfort reopens after fire

The Capital Avenue Bridge in Frankfort has reopened after being temporarily closed following a fire underneath the structure Wednesday night.

Lexington chef to feed the city’s homeless Sunday

Lexington Chef Love Talley will hold his 5th annual Feed the Homeless this Sunday at his restaurant.
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City of Lexington counts homeless population

A group of volunteers spent Wednesday night canvassing Lexington counting the city's homeless population.

Lexington activates weather plan during annual homeless count

The Office of Homelessness Prevention & Intervention Weather Plan is in effect due to cold temperatures in Lexington. 
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Ribbon cut on Lexington recovery center expansion

An expansion to a Lexington shelter is giving 30 more women a place to sleep.

Friends mourn the death of a woman found in tent over the weekend

We are learning more about the woman found dead outside in the cold in Lexington over the weekend.

Compassionate caravan out on the New Year

The compassionate caravan was out Monday night delivering soup, giving out warm clothing, and offering rides to the shelter.

Shelters work to keep homeless safe in dangerous cold

With temperatures dropping below zero this week, area shelters are doing what they can to get everyone off the streets and into a warm bed.

City crews preparing for possible snow over upcoming weekend

City crews are pre-treating bridges and overpasses in advance of possible snow over the weekend.
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Lexington activates cold weather plan

The cold weather plan allows those with nowhere to go free rides on Lextran to any of Lexington's shelters.

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