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Kentucky Transportation Cabinet: Tips for driving in snow & ice

Salt truck drivers continue to try to prepare for any slick spots on the roads for your morning commute as the winter weather continues.

Lexington preparing for winter weather

Pre-treating the roads with salt brine, salt or a mixture of salt and chemical de-icing additives it the first step in preparing for a new event.

Community members frustrated, uncertain of immigration raids

As talk about Immigration and Customs Enforcement and possible raids across the country continues, Lexington's community members are no different.

Dems prepare own border proposals, say Trump enflamed crisis

Under pressure to show they have solutions, Democrats are honing proposals to address the surge of families entering the U.S. at the southern border, a problem they say President Donald Trump’s restrictive immigration policies are enflaming.

Tow truck drivers busy in cold weather

Even in this week's arctic cold, some people are still out on the roads, getting stuck. A tow truck driver says the weather is keeping him busy. 

Lexington city crews respond to snow and ice, provide resources

Lexington city crews respond to snow and ice, provide resources

Deep freeze envelops Midwest, even stops the mail

A deadly arctic deep freeze enveloped the Midwest, forcing widespread closure of schools, offices and prompting the U.S. Postal Service to take the rare step of suspending mail delivery to a wide swath of the region because of the cold.

Record-breaking cold coming to Midwest after snowstorm

Extremely cold, record-breaking temperatures are settling across parts of the Midwest after a powerful snowstorm pounded the region overnight Monday, and forecasters are describing the subzero weather on the way as potentially life-threatening.

Frigid air, high winds cause dangerous travel conditions

Frigid air and high winds are causing dangerous travel conditions throughout the eastern U.S. after a powerful winter storm pummeled the region over the weekend.

Road crews plowing and treating roads

State and local road crews continue plowing and treating roads after ice and snow hit the region overnight into Sunday morning along with bitter cold temperatures.

Child’s death highlights communication barriers on border

Shortly before a 7-year-old Guatemalan girl died in U.S. custody, her father signed a form stating that his daughter was in good health. But it’s unclear how much the man understood on the form, which was written in English and read to him in Spanish by Border Patrol agents.

ICE officers arrest man for rape of underage girl

According to police, 31-year-old Marco Ramirez was taken into custody by immigration officials Thursday, after a warrant was issued for his arrest.

Mexico to up security at border after migrants try to cross

Mexico pledged to shore up security near its border with the United States and local authorities said that 39 migrants were arrested after a peaceful march devolved into chaos when U.S. agents fired tear gas into Mexico to stop some migrants who tried to breach the border.

Tijuana protesters chant ‘Out!’ at migrants camped in city

Hundreds of Tijuana residents congregated around a monument in an affluent section of the city south of California on Sunday to protest the thousands of Central American migrants who have arrived via caravan in hopes of a new life in the U.S.

City prepared for winter weather, residents urged to use caution on morning commute

With the mixture of rain and freezing precipitation that is expected to arrive, the city is urging commuters to use extra caution while driving Thursday morning.

KSP: Winter driving tips

With winter weather on the way, Kentucky State Police are asking drivers to use extra caution when on the roads.

State transportation crews ready for winter weather

Salt supplies, trained maintenance crews and 1,400 plow trucks are ready to respond during this snow and ice season.

Growing caravan of migrants pushes deeper into Mexico

Thousands of Honduran migrants hoping to reach the U.S. stretched out on rain-soaked sidewalks, benches and public plazas in the southern Mexico city of Tapachula, worn down by another day’s march under a blazing sun.

Occupy ICE protesters arrested by Louisville police

Police have cleared the scene of a protest that blocked elevators in a Kentucky building that houses an immigration court.

Police take down immigration protest camp in Louisville

Louisville police have taken down a downtown encampment set up by a group protesting federal immigration enforcement and family separations.

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