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Lexington-based Website Tracks Gun Violence Across the Country

Since the Florida shooting many people are going to the internet to get more information and statistics on gun violence.
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KU work to impact traffic on Arrowhead Drive

Work on Arrowhead Driver expected to cause delays.
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Woman left with minor injuries after being stabbed

Woman stabbed in Lexington off Cambridge Drive.

Lexington VA facilities to be renamed

The two campuses of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in Lexington will be renamed to honor two Kentucky heroes.

Search on for missing Lexington teenager

If you see 16-year old Brisa Garcia, call Lexington Police or 911.
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Man found in roadway with gunshot wound

Police stumbled upon a gunshot victim this morning around 1 a.m. 

Richmond Police search for missing Lexington man

Richmond Police are searching for a missing Lexington man.

Possible lane closures on I-75 in Lexington Friday, Saturday

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says lane closures could affect Interstate 75 in Lexington Friday and Saturday. 
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Lexington couple sentenced to federal prison for selling drugs

A couple who admitted moving from California to Lexington to sell drugs was sentenced to federal prison.

New principal named at Tates Creek Elementary

Superintendent Manny Caulk announced Carrie Paul as the next principal of Tates Creek Elementary Thursday.
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Gang Violence Bill passes House Committee

A bill that would make recruiting gang members a felony in Kentucky passed its first legislative hurdle in Frankfort this week.
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Accident closes one lane of Nicholasville Rd.

One lane is closed on Nicholasville Road at Arcadia Park in Lexington in front of the Baptist Health Hospital. 
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Prison club helps connect veterans

Inmates at one Kentucky prison are using their shared past experiences to create a brotherhood behind bars that also reaches out and helps the local community.
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Man shot inside own home in Lexington

A man was critically injured in Lexington late Sunday night, after being shot in his own home.

Lexington mayor to announce police chief choice Monday

Lexington Mayor Jim Gray is scheduled to announce his choice for the city's new police chief Monday.

Fayette County man charged with child sexual exploitation offenses

Man charged with multiple counts relating to child sexual exploitation offenses.
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Lexington man sentenced to 5-years in restaurant arson case

A Lexington man was sentenced Monday to five years in federal prison for setting a restaurant on fire last year not long after being fired by the business, according to federal prosecutors.
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Homeowner shoots at burglary suspects

Two suspects try to rob Lexington home.

Man shot during apartment burglary charged

Man charged in Lexington burglary.
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Lexington shot at while on his porch

Man shot at during drive by in Lexington.

Stormwater grant recipients announced

Nineteen grant recipients were awarded $1.7 million through the Stormwater Quality Projects Incentive Grant Program this year.
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House fire under investigation in Lexington

A house was damaged by a fire Friday night in Lexington in the 2300 block of Tuscon Drive.
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‘Kentucky Strong’ t-shirt sales to benefit school shooting victims

Find out how you can get a 'Kentucky Strong' t-shirt to show support for Marshall County school shooting victims and their families.

Man sentenced in threat against US attorney in Kentucky

A man has been sentenced to 30 years for threatening to murder a federal prosecutor in Kentucky and solicitation to murder a U.S. officer.
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Ben Carson visits Lexington, speaks on Marshall County shooting

Countless politicians have come forward offering their condolences to those affected by Tuesday's shooting.
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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. 

Lexington prepares for potential road construction

The proposed budget for new road construction in Lexington is expected to be around $126 million, which includes projects on Newtown Pike, New Circle Road, and Clays Mill Road.
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Annual Rupp Arena blood drive

The Kentucky Blood center is holding its annual Rupp Arena Blood Drive on Monday January 22nd.
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Lexington woman charged with assaulting officers

Woman arrested for spitting, biting, and hitting officers.

Crash sounds like an explosion in Lexington neighborhood

Elderly, Lexington woman crashes car into garage.
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What does a potential government shutdown mean for you?

After interviewing a variety of officials from different government agencies today, the consensus is that the average person will not feel too much of an impact from this potential shutdown, at least in the short term.

Blue Grass Airport named Best Places to Work in Ky award winner

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - The Blue Grass Airport has been selected as one of the recipients of the 14th Annual Best Places to Work...

Skyline Chili coming to Lexington

Skyline Chili released a statement saying they are excited to bring Cincinnati-style chili to the city of Lexington.

Overnight fire displaces Lexington family

A fire just after midnight last night has left a Lexington family without a home.
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Pet dangers in the snow, cold and ice

The problem isn't just the cold, but the chemicals we use to deal with the snow.
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Crews keep busy clearing neighborhood roads

Crews in Lexington are doing their best to finish clearing all the roads by Thursday morning.
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Lexington city offices on one-hour delay Wednesday

Most City offices will open at 9:00 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 17, because of the weather conditions. Employees will report to work on a one-hour delay.  
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Crews working through the day and night to keep roads clear

Crews in Lexington have been busy all day doing their best to keep the roads clear.
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Despite the weather, waste collection on schedule Tuesday

Even with a new round of snow and bitter cold temperatures, Lexington's waste collection crews are on schedule for Tuesday, according to the city.
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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.

Woman found dead in wooded area in Lexington

Police say a man woke up Sunday to find his girlfriend dead.
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Be on the lookout for black ice tonight

Despite seeing all the snow melt away on the roads Saturday morning, the Division of Streets and Roads sends a warning as wet spots can freeze into black ice.
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Lexington prepares for Snow/Ice Storm

Crews in Lexington have been out monitoring to road conditions since early Friday morning.

Woman shot in Lexington

A woman was shot in Lexington Thursday night, according to Lexington Police.

Substantial gains at Keeneland January sale

Keeneland’s 2018 January Horses of All Ages Sale concluded Thursday with healthy results that signal continued buyer confidence and demand for quality that  buoyed the recent September Yearling and November Breeding Stock auctions.

Lexington says it is ready for weekend snow

The City of Lexington says it is ready for winter weather this weekend. 

Keeneland sale surpasses 2017 gross on third day of selling

Keeneland's January Horses of All Ages Sale surpassed last year's gross on just the third day of selling.

‘Mrs McDougal’ brings $1.6 million to top Tuesday’s sale at Keeneland

The final horse in the ring brought the highest price Tuesday at Keeneland's January Horses of All Ages Sale.
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Road crews monitoring weather, spot treating slick spots

City road crews in Lexington will spot treat slick areas through Tuesday morning's commute, according to the Division of Streets and Roads.
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Icy roads didn’t stop public transportation

Some drivers had to be on the road despite the ice because it's their job.
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Lexington fire destroys home

A Lexington home is destroyed after a fire Saturday night.

Keeneland racing and sales well represented by Eclipse Awards finalists

Keeneland racing and sales enjoy strong ties to the finalists for the 2017 Eclipse Awards.
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Overnight armed robbery in Lexington

Police are searching for a suspect in an overnight armed robbery in Lexington.

Keeneland begins January Horses of All Ages Sale on Monday

Keeneland’s 60th January Horses of All Ages Sale starts Monday, January 8.
Reggie Thomas Wins 13th District Special Election

State Senator Reggie Thomas files to run for Congress

State Senator Reggie Thomas, a Democrat from Lexington, filed Wednesday to run for Kentucky's sixth congressional district seat.

Tips to prevent your pipes from freezing

Kentucky American Water is reminding customers to take precautions.
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Lexington firefighters battle overnight fire

Lexington firefighters responded to a structure fire on Sulphur Well Road around 2 a.m. Tuesday.

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.

First Lexington baby to be born in 2018

A celebration is under way at Baptist Health Lexington where Lexington's first baby of the year has been born.
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Man injured in overnight hit-and-run in Lexington

Lexington Police say a man suffered a head injury after being hit by a car in downtown Lexington early Monday morning.

LPD: Lexington man attempts to shoot someone, gun jams

A man is behind bars after Lexington police say he attempted to shoot another man.
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Solid Blue Fans cheer on the Cats on a sports filled Friday

With two big games Friday, Solid Blue fans have been packing restaurants and bars across Lexington.
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Flu deaths reported in Lexington and across Kentucky

Three elderly people have died from the flu, according to the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department.
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Car riddled with bullet holes after shootout in Lexington

Lexington Police say people in two cars were shooting at each other in broad daylight in a busy intersection Wednesday afternoon.
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Five-vehicle chain reaction crash slows traffic in Lexington

Lexington Police say an inattentive driver triggered a five-vehicle chain reaction crash Wednesday night.
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Woman found dead along Tates Creek Road Tuesday night

Lexington police say they are investigating after finding a woman dead on the side of Tates Creek Road late Tuesday night.
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Aviation Museum of Kentucky announces new winter season hours

The Aviation Museum of Kentucky in Lexington announces its new hours for this winter season.

Garage fire damages Lexington home early Tuesday

An overnight fire has damaged a home on Westminster Drive in Lexington.

Lexington man arrested in Christmas Eve stabbing

Police have arrested a man in connection with a stabbing on Christmas Eve.

Central Kentucky experiences flooding after rain

The EMA had to rescue a a stranded driver on Goshen road in Lincoln County.

A Lexington teen charged in a string of robberies

A 16-year-old male, is charged with three counts of first-degree robbery and one count of attempted robbery.
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Lexington police officer helps renovate two homes on De Porres Avenue

Just in time for Christmas, a Lexington family of five has a freshly renovated home to unwrap presents in.
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ABC 36 anchor reflects on war and family upon return from Afghanistan

ABC 36 Anchor Doug High reflects on war, family and service upon return from military deployment in Afghanistan.

Jarrett’s Joy Cart

Jarret's mother says it's a joyous experience when patients come to the Christmas shop.

Robbery on East Third in Lexington

Three people were arrested early Sunday morning
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Four indicted for selling fentanyl

A federal grand jury in Lexington indicted four people related to selling large quantities of fentanyl, according to prosecutors.

Woman shot inside her Lexington apartment early Friday

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - Police say a woman was shot while inside her Lexington apartment Friday morning, after multiple gunshots were fired. Police responded to...

Lexington police searching for alleged armed robber

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - Police say they are searching for a suspect accused of robbing a man at gunpoint early Friday morning. Police say a...

Second man arrested in connection to shooting at Southern Middle School

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - Police have arrested a second man involved in a shooting outside Southern Middle School last September. Police arrested 32-year-old Randy Roberts...
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Holiday waste collection schedule for Lexington announced

Lexington releases its holiday waste collection schedule.
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State approves Lexington-UK land swap

A proposed land swap between the city of Lexington and the University of Kentucky has cleared a few hurdles this week as the state and the school's board of trustees both gave it the okay.

UPDATE: Lexington jail escapee captured

A Lexington jail inmate who investigators say didn't return from court-ordered work release more than three weeks ago, was captured Tuesday afternoon, according to the jail.
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Crews prep roads for more snow

Even though the sun is shining and the roads are clear, crews with Lexington's Streets and Roads department are still out on the job.
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State road crews to report early Tuesday ahead of snow and ice

Road crews are scheduled to be out overnight ahead of possible snow and freezing drizzle Tuesday morning.
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Santa Claus in Lexington

He landed at the Bluegrass Airport to visit kids at the Kentucky Aviation Museum.
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Six arrested in Lexington drug trafficking bust

Police have arrested six people in Lexington in connection to a drug trafficking ring in Lexington. According to court documents -- the group was in posession of large amounts of crack cocaine, heroin, marijuana and stolen firearms.
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Lexington holds its annual Christmas Parade

Despite the wind and cold, a nice crowd turned out Tuesday night for Lexington's annual Christmas Parade, which is the state's largest.

Inmate escapes from prison in Lexington

An inmate walked away from a minimum security prison in Lexington Tuesday night, according to the Kentucky Department of Corrections.
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Lexington to test its outdoor warning sirens Wednesday

Lexington Emergency Management will test its network of outdoor warning sirens Wednesday, December 6, at 10:00 a.m.
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Weather plan in place for Lexington’s homeless

The Office of Homelessness Prevention & Intervention Weather Plan has been activated due to the forecast of extreme cold temperatures in Lexington.

Lexington man loses home due to fire

Firefighters say the home is "a total loss" due to the damage.
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Police investigate body found in creek in Lexington

Police investigate body found in creek in Lexington.
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Progressive groups hold protest against GOP Tax Plan

With the senate expected to vote on a federal tax reform bill soon, critics of the proposed plan are taking to the streets calling for its defeat.

The Kentucky Supreme Court to hear Gay pride T-shirt case

The Kentucky Supreme Court has agreed to hear a Lexington case regarding a company's refusal to print T-shirts for a gay-pride festival due to religious beliefs.

UPDATE: Boil Water Advisory lifted for Leestown Road corridor

A Boil Water Advisory for Kentucky American Water customers in the Leestown Road corridor in Lexington was lifted Tuesday, November 28, at 8:00 p.m., according to the water company.

Lexington named No. 2 best midsize city for new grads

Lexington ranks number 2 for midsize cities for new graduates

UPDATE: Man admits to shooting woman near Lexington hotel

Police say a man has admitted to shooting a woman near a Lexington hotel, but he has a reason.

Police searching for man who robbed a Circle K

Lexington police are searching for a robbery suspect
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Lexington man shot in the foot

There's been a shooting every day this weekend in Lexington.
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UPDATE: Lexington teen still fighting for his life after shooting

A teenager is fighting for his life after a shooting Friday night in Lexington.
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Woman shot near hotel in Lexington

A woman was shot at a hotel in Lexington Saturday. Police say the victim and suspect know each other.
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Lexington lights the city’s Christmas Tree

Santa Claus turned the key to light Lexington's official Christmas Tree Friday night in Triangle Park downtown.

Lexington collects leftover Thanksgiving grease

If there's one Thanksgiving leftover you don't want, it's probably cooking grease.
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Lexington restaurant hosts turkey fry for charity

One Lexington restaurant was open today frying up hundreds of turkeys for people's Thanksgiving feasts.
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Couple charged in Winchester double murder face Clark County judge

A couple arrested in Lexington earlier this month, in relation to the murder of two Winchester teenagers appeared in Clark County court Wednesday morning, and new details were released from the stand.

LPD: Sleepy driver causes crash

Lexington police say a crash that tied up traffic on I64 early Wednesday morning was caused by a sleepy driver.
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Students displaced after college dorm floods

It was a soggy night for some students at Transylvania University after a dorm flooded late Monday Night.

Lexington inmate fails to return to jail from work release

An inmate in Lexington didn't return to jail from a court-ordered work release Monday, according to the jail.
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Kitchen fire forces people from apartment

A kitchen fire Monday afternoon forced the people in an apartment in Lexington to temporarily move across the street, according to Lexington firefighters.
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Overnight shootings have neighbors fearful to be in their own homes

It was a frightening night for several families in Lexington as three separate shootings left three homes riddled with bullets.
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Compassionate caravan giving out coats and food

The center has been collecting supplies all year long so the area homeless can stay warm this winter.
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Man shot in Lexington intersection

At the scene, officers found the man with a gunshot wound to his upper body.
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New cable provider coming to Lexington

Mayor Jim Gray said he promised to give citizens a new choice in television providers, and Tuesday morning he exclaimed Santa Claus has come to town.
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Ambulance transporting patient involved in accident

An ambulance transporting a patient, was involved in a collision in Lexington Tuesday night, according to Lexington Police.

Lexington teen shows up at home shot

Lexington Police say a 17-year old showed up at his home on Bainbridge Court Monday night with a gunshot wound to his leg.

Tim McGraw and Faith Hill bringing Soul2Soul to Lexington

Tim McGraw and Faith Hill's "Soul2Soul" tour is coming to Rupp Arena on June 2, 2018.

Missing teen returns home

Broghan's family couldn't be more happy, what was supposed to be a vigil to pray, ended up being a welcome back.
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Lexington ice rink open for the season

The chilly weather isn't keeping people from having a little fun outside, some are already beginning to show their holiday spirit no matter how early.

Missing Lexington teen found safe

A missing Lexington teen is safe. Broghan Lorentz's family says their 17-year-old son called them from a greyhound bus station in Knoxville, Tennessee.
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Search for missing teen continues

The search continues tonight for a Lexington teen who went missing from his home earlier this week.
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UPDATE: Two suspects in double-murder arrested in Lexington

Two suspects wanted in connection to the shooting deaths of two 16-year old girls in Winchester this week were arrested Friday in Lexington, according to Winchester Police.

‘Fools in Love’ reaches $1 Million Thursday at Keeneland sale

England’s Cheveley Park Stud Ltd. paid $1 million for Group 2 producer Fools in Love on Thursday during the third session of the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale.

Developer chosen for new Frankfort state office building

A Lexington-based developer has been chosen to design, build, finance and operate a new state office building and parking structure in Frankfort.
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Public asked to help crown Lexington’s official tree

Lexington will soon have its own official tree, and the public is being asked to help decide which one of three oak trees gets the honor.

Lexington files lawsuit against wholesale drug distributors

Mayor Jim Gray announced on Thursday that Lexington has filed a lawsuit to hold wholesale drug distributors and manufacturers accountable for dumping opioids into the city.

Lexington-based tech company spins out startup; adds new jobs

Fusioncorp has spun out a new startup, Gamifi, which will bring new jobs to Lexington.

Country star Walker Hayes to perform at Bluegrass Rockin’ Rodeo

Country artist Walker Hayes will perform at the Bluegrass Rockin' Rodeo at the Kentucky Horse Park Nov. 18. 

McDonald’s now available on UberEATS in Lexington

McDelivery on UberEATS now available at nine McDonald's restaurants in Lexington.
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‘For Royalty’ tops Wednesday’s sale at Keeneland

'For Royalty' sold to Summer Wind Equine for $2.1 million to lead Wednesday’s second session of the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale,

Lexington releases holiday waste collection schedule

Lexington releases its holiday waste collection schedule through the new year.
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Organization addresses drug problem in Lexington

Monday night, more than 500 people came out to Shiloh Baptist Church in Lexington, to discuss, and work on some of the issues affecting the community.
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Traffic Advisory: East Third Street in Lexington closed for gas line repair

A stretch of East Third Street in Lexington was temporarily closed Monday for a gas line repair.

Lexington and UK looking to swap land and roads

UK and the city of Lexington are working on a land swap that would give the city 200 acres for a future industrial or business park.
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Lexington VA 5K raises money for veterans

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. 
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Late TD rallies Mississippi past Kentucky 37-34

Mississippi scored with five-seconds remaining to hand Kentucky another heartbreaking loss in Lexington.
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Friends remember young mother found beaten to death

It's a not guilty plea from the man accused of beating a young mother to death, in Lexington.

Go through a military mission on Kroger Field

Celebrating Central Kentucky's Veterans, Operation Wildcat will put you through your own military mission on the field.
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Local shelters get free rescue animal training

In an effort to raise the standard of care for animals in the state, the Humane Society of the United States kicked off a free training tour Thursday for people that work at rescue shelters.
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Multiple guns found in Lexington school

It was a frightening morning at one Lexington middle school as three different type of guns were found on campus.
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UPDATE: Woman dies from injuries suffered in house fire

An elderly Lexington woman died overnight from smoke inhalation after being found unresponsive in her burning home, according to the Fayette County coroner.
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Outdoor warning siren test Wednesday

Lexington's network of outdoor warning sirens are scheduled to be tested Wednesday, November 1.
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Lexington looking for three Christmas trees for downtown

The City of Lexington is looking for people to donate three large Christmas trees for the official tree lighting ceremony.

UPDATE: South Broadway reopens following gas leak

All inbound/eastbound lanes of South Broadway in Lexington reopened Monday night after being closed for hours following a gas leak.
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Apartment fire displaces two people

Two people will have to find somewhere else to live after an apartment was damaged by fire in Lexington, according to the fire department.
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Kentucky-American Water repairing three separate leaks

Kentucky-American Water repair crews were busy on Monday in Lexington and Georgetown.
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Gas leak slows traffic in Lexington

A gas leak slowed traffic Monday on South Broadway in Lexington.

Lexington celebrates 60 years of sisterhood with Deauville, France

Lexington celebrated 60-years of its sister city relationship with Deauville, France on Friday.

Ky. advocates ask Trump official for more opioid resources

The country's acting health chief was asked to spend more money to fight the Opioid epidemic during a stop in Lexington Friday.
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Neighbors remember victim who tied Lexington’s homicide record

Lexington set perhaps its most troubling record Friday: the most homicides ever for a calendar year, and there are still two months left in 2017. 
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Opioid public health emergency has Kentuckians wondering what’s next

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.
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Lexington NAACP joins national travel advisory for American Airlines

The Lexington chapter of the NAACP joined the national organization in warning blacks that if they fly on American Airlines they could be subject to discrimination or even unsafe conditions.
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Fire safety tips among cooler temps

Before you reach for a space heater, the Lexington fire department wants you to think safety first.

Lexington Shriners patient to play with PGA Tour pro’s

Patient Jake Damron will represent Shriners Hospitals for Children Medical Center-Lexington at an official PGA TOUR event in Las Vegas in November.

VisitLEX earns awards at state conference

VisitLEX earned several awards at a recent state conference put on by the Kentucky Travel Industry Association.

Power outage delays AM flights at Blue Grass Airport

A few early morning flights were delayed Wednesday at Lexington's Blue Grass Airport when a test of new wiring for the runway lights failed, according to airport officials.
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Lex Ed asks FCPS for comprehensive sex education

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.
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Number of Lexington homicides near record high

With just two months left in 2017, the city is only one homicide away from breaking that record.

Lexmark names new president/CEO

Lexmark named Richard Geruson as its new president and CEO Monday, effective immediately.
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Two overnight robberies in Lexington

Two robberies in Lexington need your attention.
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Robbery suspect found hiding in garbage bin

A Lexington robbery suspect has been caught in a rotten spot.

Lexingtonians celebrate Family Safety Day

A group of people also in Lexington today were celebrating Family Safety Day.

Two hurt in shooting near Whitaker Bank Ballpark

Police are also looking for someone accused of shooting two people last night in Lexington.

Man injured after shooting at Lexington park

A man was taken to the hospital this evening after a shooting at a Lexington park.

Lexington man dies after overnight stabbing

Officers say they found 27-year-old Kevin Gary Joseph Huff early this morning on Hollow Creek Road.

Lexington an “All-Star City” for equality

Lexington is one of 41 cities to earn an "All-Star City" designation in the Human Rights Campaign's annual Municipal Equality Index scoring. 
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Woman apologizes at sentencing in deadly DUI case

A woman who killed a man in a drunk driving crash in Lexington last year apologized to the victim's family in court Thursday during her sentencing.

Eric Conn’s alleged accomplice pleads not guilty

The man charged with helping fugitive lawyer Eric Conn escape pleads not guilty at initial court appearance.
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PGA sets 2018 stop at Keene Trace Golf Club

Professional golf is coming to the Commonwealth next year.
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Ex-employee pleads not guilty to helping Eric Conn escape

An ex-employee of fugitive Kentucky lawyer Eric Conn has pleaded not guilty to charges of helping the attorney escape before his sentencing in a Social Security fraud case.
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Lexington man convicted of threatening to kill federal prosecutor

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.
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Men get “R.E.A.L.” in the classroom

Fayette County Public Schools is looking to get more men involved in elementary education.
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Kentucky Horse Park to host inaugural Bluegrass Rockin’ Rodeo

The Kentucky Horse Park announced Monday it will host the inaugural Bluegrass Rockin’ Rodeo, Nov. 17-18 in the Alltech Arena.

Film “Bluegrass Spirits” seeking extras in Lexington and beyond

The movie "Bluegrass Spirits," is looking for extras in Lexington and the surrounding communities.
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14-year-old girl stabbed in Lexington

Police are investigating a stabbing that sent a 14-year-old girl to the hospital. It happened on Bainbridge drive off of Man o' War Boulevard Sunday afternoon.
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Renters in Lexington almost always lose eviction cases

A new report says renters in Kentucky's second-largest city almost always lose when landlords try to evict them.

Lexington woman named KSP Civilian Employee of the Year

A Lexington woman was one of 24 civilian employees honored Friday by State Police.

“Weird Al” Yankovic coming to Lexington

Comedy recording artist "Weird Al" Yankovic is scheduled to appear at the Lexington Opera House next March.
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Parking/Traffic Advisory for downtown Lexington Saturday

There are multiple events happening in downtown Lexington on Saturday that will impact parking and traffic, so people are advised to plan ahead.
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Urban County Council passes resolution for Spectrum cable issues

Lexington is continuing its battle with Spectrum, the council voted on a new resolution to give the company a 30 day deadline to fix certain issues or face daily fines.
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Keeneland celebrates Make-A-Wish Day

It was a special day at Keeneland today as it celebrated its tenth year granting wishes for children through the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Former pastor accused of sexually abusing young girls

A former pastor at a Lexington church has been arrested and charged with sexually abusing two young girls, according to Lexington Police.

Council members to vote on new resolution regarding Spectrum Cable

Council members will vote on a new resolution Thursday to give the company a 30 day deadline to fix certain issues or face daily fines.

Mayors, experts in town to explore new species of city

According to Mayor Jim Gray's office, Lexington is one of six "University Cities" being celebrated and explored.
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Lexington twins wanted in connection to Richmond murder

Richmond Police named twin brothers from Lexington as prime suspects in a deadly shooting last weekend.  
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Lexington continues battle with Spectrum Cable

Here's something we've all grumbled about TV service, and how much we pay for it.

UberEATS to launch Thursday in Lexington

UberEATS launches in Lexington Thursday, October 12, offering food delivery with full menus some of the city’s best restaurants.

Lexington 8th least ‘green’ city in America

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - With October being National Energy Awareness Month and New York recently becoming the first city to unveil a plan that upholds...

UPDATE: CentrePointe project gets new investor

The long-delayed CentrePointe project in downtown Lexington has a new investor.
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Local shelters react to alleged domestic violence murder

A Lexington man accused of beating his estranged wife to death with a baseball bat pleaded not guilty today.

Travel Advisory: Lane closure for Midland Avenue in Lexington

The right lane of Midland Avenue in Lexington is scheduled to be closed Wednesday for pipe inspections.
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‘Operation Christmas Child’ recipient shares her life-changing story

An 'Operation Christmas Child' recipient shared her inspiring story in Lexington Monday as the community gears up for another life-changing program.

Blue Grass Airport honored by Urban League

Blue Grass Airport was recognized as the Corporate Champion of Diversity at the 49th annual Urban League of Lexington-Fayette County Empowerment Dinner. 
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Man shot in leg on Cambridge Drive in Lexington

Police say Friday night on Cambridge Drive someone shot a man in the leg.

Shooting near Two Keys Tavern causes safety concerns

Because this shooting and others like it are happening in popular areas, people are more concerned for their safety when spending the night out on the town.

Near record-crowd for opening of Fall Meet at Keeneland

Great weather and great racing made for a winning combination for the opening of the Fall Meet at Keeneland Friday.
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Keeneland ups security in wake of Las Vegas shooting

Thousands of people headed out to the track to catch the races and hundreds of employees have been working hard to make sure all of them stay safe.
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Keeneland implements new concussion test requirements

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.
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Travel Advisory: Henry Clay Boulevard closed to non-residents Friday night

Henry Clay Boulevard in Lexington is scheduled to be closed to non-residents beginning at 6:00 p.m. Friday, October 6, 2017.
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UPDATE: Victim of deadly hit-and-run in Lexington identified

The Fayette County coroner identified a man who was killed in a hit-and-run accident Thursday night in Lexington.

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