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Exclusive: Lexington’s Chief of Police talks gun violence

In less than a month, there's been eight shootings in Lexington and more than 80 for the whole year.
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‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’ this weekend in Lexington

The Lexington Police Department says it will be doing a “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” checkpoint Friday, August 23 from 9 p.m. until midnight at the intersection of Versailles Road and Red Mile Road.

Blue Grass Community Foundation receives big donation for Town Branch Park

The Blue Grass Community Foundation has received a large check to help build Town Branch Park. 

Meadowthorpe walking trail officially opens in Lexington

The trail is located in the Meadowthorpe subdivision at the end of Larch Land. 

VisitLex marketing ASMR video of horse eating goes viral

It shows a horse name Hank at the Kentucky Horse Park crunching on carrots, apples and peppermints.
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Lexington woman found dead in Madison County identified

Kentucky State Police say a death troopers are investigating in Madison County is no accident.

Ribbon cutting for Fire House 24 in Lexington

The station began runs earlier this month but held an official ceremony Tuesday morning.

Public invited to share input on Accessory Dwelling Units

Right now, they are not permitted in most residential neighborhoods. The new proposal seeks to amend that regulation.

Hundreds attend 2nd annual Cold Brew Coffee Festival in Lexington

15 vendors set-up around Cheapside Park, ready to serve up their best cold brew.

Mayor Gorton joins kids on school bus Wednesday morning

The students and Mayor Gorton were dropped off at Booker T. Washington Elementary.

$5 ‘Koozies for Kids’ to benefit Ronald McDonald House

The 'Koozies for Kids' is going on while supplies last.

Passport Fair in Lexington this Saturday

As the State Department increases the suggested processing time for a passport, the USPS is hosting a Passport Fair this Saturday in Lexington and two other cities.

Boy band tours Kentucky, supporting Mitch McConnell

Four teenagers and their fathers are touring the state, campaigning for Senator Mitch McConnell with their rock band, "The Terry Train."

Lexington’s Tuesday waste collection schedule adjusted for heat

Waste will be picked up earlier than usual on Tuesday in Lexington due to the extreme heat in the forecast.

Man charged with DUI following collision in Lexington

A man was charged with DUI after a collision in Lexington that sent two people to the hospital, according to police.

5th annual Cutz-n-Curlz underway in Lexington, Winchester

Volunteers say kids can stop by and receive a free haircut from area professionals, grab lunch and take part in several giveaways. 

William Wells Brown Elementary students were greeted with a surprise on their first day...

Lexington police officers, cheerleaders and football players from Douglas High School greeted students at William Wells Brown Elementary.

Lexington to hold vigil for mass shooting victims Thursday night

The vigil will begin at 7 p.m. at the Courthouse Plaza

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.

Recent mass shootings has locals concerned

After a weekend of carnage in Texas and Ohio, residents in Lexington are concerned about gun violence.

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