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City seeks volunteers to help with homeless population count

Lexington’s Office of Homelessness Prevention and Intervention (OHPI) is seeking volunteers to assist with their annual count of homeless individuals and families in Fayette County known as LexCount.

Police: Homeless being used to cash fraudulent checks

According to police, two Central Bank locations in Lexington reported people coming in the cash third-party, fraudulent checks on Thursday.

Homeless camp near interstate causes concern

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - Right off Interstate 75 exit 113 on highway 68, beyond a series of trees lies a homeless camp. In the camp,...

UPDATE: Man hit and killed by train in Madison County identified

The man was struck around 12 a.m. on the tracks in Berea.

6-year-old collecting items for Lexington’s homeless

A little girl in Lexington is teaching everyone a big lesson about giving back to those in need.

Kentucky State University student organizes blanket drive for the homeless

A Kentucky State University student organized a blanket drive for the homeless and is still seeking donations.

Cold weather makes for dangerous nights for the homeless

On cold weather days Joseph Spalding says he doesn't know what he would do without the Catholic Action Center.

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.

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