Nearly 200 runners and walkers took advantage of Sunday's unseasonably warm temperatures to raise money for veterans in the 2017 VA 5K at the Lexington Veterans Affairs Medical Center on Leestown Road.
Kentucky is one of the hardest hit areas in the country when it comes to the opioid crisis so many here are now wondering what the next steps in the fight against addiction are going to be after president trump declared the opioid epidemic a public health emergency.
A new education movement is gaining attention in Lexington. A group that goes by Lex Ed called on the Fayette County School Board at its meeting Monday night to bring comprehensive sex education to the district. The group made an impression in purple t-shirts, artfully decorated with a bird and a bee.
A Mexican National in Lexington was convicted on charges of threatening to murder an Assistant U.S. Attorney and solicitation to murder an officer of the United States, according to federal prosecutors.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – With October being National Energy Awareness Month and New York recently becoming the first city to unveil a plan that upholds the Paris Climate Agreement among nearly 250 cities that pledged to do so, the personal-finance website WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of 2017’s Greenest Cities in America. To determine which cities […]
The wait is finally over, Keeneland racing is back in action and with this opening day comes a brand new requirement for jockeys, one looking to keep them safe as they hit the track for the first time this season.
The right lane of Vine Street, between Quality and Rose streets in Lexington, will be temporarily closed for a second straight day Thursday for road repairs, according to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.
The Spirit of Freedom, an actual transport aircraft that flew in the 1948-49 Berlin Airlift and is now a flying museum about the operation, is visiting the Aviation Museum of Kentucky during October 6-8 at Blue Grass Airport.
Vince Gill, Trace Adkins and many more music stars have gathered to honor Lexington native and country singer Troy Gentry, a member of the popular country duo Montgomery Gentry, who died in a helicopter crash.
Authorities say the pilot of a helicopter carrying country music star Troy Gentry, of Lexington, reported the aircraft was experiencing mechanical problems shortly before it crashed in New Jersey, killing the two men.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Obviously, an exciting win for solid blue fans. Tailgaters set up all around Kroger Field Saturday afternoon. In true solid blue fan fashion, they grilled hamburgers and hotdogs, had some drinks, and celebrated in good company. One woman whom people call the ‘mayor of tailgate town’ says, for her, it’s all […]
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) Two men are dead after a pair of shootings that happened within hours of each other. Early Sunday morning the coroner says 28-year-old Jerome Wadsworth was found dead by the side of a Road in an apartment complex at Alumni and Man O’ War Boulevard. Late Saturday night the coroner says they […]
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – A man is recovering after a stabbing early Saturday morning off Versailles Road. Lexington police say two men stole his wallet then stabbed him near Westminster Village Apartments. According to police, the victim keeps giving them conflicting reports of what happened. He was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – If you were walking through Fayette Mall Saturday, you may have heard unfamiliar voices singing some of your favorite songs. That was for Lexington Idol, sponsored by Covey’s Auto and ABC 36. 100 contestants came out to compete in Lexington Idol. On the line are three front of the line passes […]
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – New details have been released about a murder that took place last month in Lexington’s east end. Police say five people including three juveniles could be connected to the shooting that took the life of 29-year-old Charles Shryock. Police say Shryock was shot in the chest on Race and 3rd Street […]
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Urban County Council vote on the future of two confederate statues outside the former Fayette County courthouse. The council spoke unanimously Thursday voting to move the statues elsewhere, but who are the two men memorialized in stone, and do they deserve that honor? There has been a lot of talk […]
In the wake of this weekend's tragedy, Mayor Jim Gray announced his plans to relocate the confederate statues currently standing near the historic courthouse in downtown Lexington to what he believes to be a more appropriate location.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- In Lexington, Mayor Jim Gray released a statement in response to the violence in Chancellorsville, saying,”I am taking action to relocate the confederate statues at the historic courthouse. We have thoroughly examined this issue, and heard from many of our citizens. The tragic events in Charlottesville today have accelerated the announcement I intended to […]
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- A man is dead after a shooting Saturday morning in Lexington off of east Second Street. Police say they were called to the scene just before 2:30 AM. That’s when they found 35-year-old Steven Robinson Jr. lying on Eastern Avenue with a gunshot wound to the chest. He was taken to UK Medical […]
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Lexington police were called to shooting Saturday afternoon that put one man in the hospital. According to police, around 12:30 PM a man in his mid-20s was approached by two juveniles on 4th and Chestnut Street. All three got into a fight and the victim was then shot in the upper body. The […]
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)-There is free clothing, shoes, books, school supplies and furniture for anyone in the community that needs them. You can find all of this at Glen Arvin Church of Christ’s 5th annual Closet to Closet in Lexington. All items are donated by the church congregation. You can pick up anything you need Sunday […]
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Starting Monday, the new traffic signal on Sir Barton Way in front of the entrance to the new Fredrick Douglass High School will be up and running at 10 AM, weather permitting. In downtown Lexington starting this weekend, workers will be adding a new pedestrian phase to the intersection of South Limestone and […]
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- A new restaurant is set to open in Lexington on Friday, but before the grand opening they are holding a pre-opening benefit. CoreLife Eatery, an active lifestyle restaurant, opens on Friday, August 11th at 4040 Finn Way, Suite 110. Corelife Eatery aims to encourage wellness and support of the community. The pre-opening benefit […]
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- If you are a local resident seeking employment, listen up. ALDI is bringing new jobs to the Lexington area. Store representatives will hold a hiring event in Lexington on Saturday, August 12 for an upcoming store in Richmond and current Lexington stores. ALDI has been called one of America’s best employers by […]
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- With some schools being canceled Monday, August 21st Eclipse Day, The Living Arts & Science Center (LASC) will be offering something special. The LASC will open it’s planned Eclipse Celebration to the public from noon until 4 PM that Monday. Those who attend can expect activities for the whole family. Activities include […]
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Mayor Gray’s Office announced that the city will hold a public meeting about Spectrum. Over the past several months, the city has received hundreds of calls from residents complaining about the cable company. Lexington will host a free, public meeting on Thursday, August 24th from 6 to 8 PM. It will be […]
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Diners at favorite Lexington restaurant Windy Corner Market got quite the celebrity surprise Sunday morning when actor Channing Tatum showed up. Tatum is promoting his new movie “Logan Lucky”. It’s about two brothers who try to pull of a heist during a NASCAR race in North Carolina. As part of his visit, Tatum […]
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)-As students prepare to go back to school, it’s not just picking up backpacks they have to cross off their to do list. You’re probably seeing a lot of fundraisers out there for school teams and activities. We checked out one Sunday for the Lafayette High School band in Lexington. Students, family, and […]
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Almost fifty people have been arrested in Lexington after a four-day roundup. Lexington Police says at the end of Jul and beginning of August, multi-agency teams spread out through Lexington trying to find offenders with significant charges like assault, sex crimes, and trafficking in narcotics. In addition to all these arrests, police […]