“Through great design and thoughtful programming, this park will be unparalleled,” said Bakhaus, who described the Advisory Board as a group of committed volunteers working hard to bring Town Branch Park together.
Commissioned by LexArts and sponsored by Mt. Brilliant Farm, the 30’ x 30’ mural was painted by Mexico City native and longtime Lexington resident Agustin Zarate. It is part of the Kentucky Horse Park’s Man o’ War Celebration, presented by Windstream, which includes a series of events highlighting the life of the great racehorse.
As gay pride weekend in Lexington came to a close, some in the LGBTQ community hosted what they’re calling the first ever gay pride interfaith prayer service. It’s the first of it’s kind, all different faiths, sexualities, and races coming together to celebrate who they are and that God doesn’t discriminate. One event organizer says […]
Several people in Lexington woke up to quite the mess Sunday morning. Police say almost 20 people’s cars were vandalized with spray painted obscenities. 18 cars within a two block radius at Lochdale Terrace were spray painted, most with vulgar images and words. The owner of one of the most damaged cars didn’t want to […]
Police responded to a series of break-ins turned car crash Sunday morning in West Lexington. Police say three businesses were broken into on Lane Allen Road. One of the items the suspects made away with was a catering van from a deli. But they’re drive didn’t last long, officers say they crashed the van into […]
Lexington police opened up two more shooting investigations on Shadow Glenn Court and on Glen Arvin Avenue. Police say around 11 o’ clock Saturday night they found a man with a gunshot wound to the chest in his home on Glen Arvin near Coffee Tree Lane. While police were there another gunshot victim arrived at […]
Every Sunday through August 27, participating Subway restaurants will be making a donation to local 4-H Healthy Living Programs to help local youth understand the importance of eating well and being active.
The Lexington History Museum, Inc., preserves and tells Lexington history and Foster Ockerman Junior, the Chief Historian of the Lexington History Museum tells the story of the Commonwealth's journey to statehood.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Here is a traffic alert for you, which is especially important if you’re travelling for Father’s Day or will just be out and about. The right lane on the inner loop of New Circle Road, between Woodhill Drive and Nicholasville Road in Lexington, is scheduled to be closed this weekend, according to […]
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)-Lexington police are looking for burglary suspects after an employee called them Saturday morning about a break in at the Weekly Juicery on Old Vine Street. Police say around five AM a delivery driver called them after noticing the Juicery’s front door looked as if it had been smashed. Officers say someone went […]
LEXINGTON, KY. (WTVQ)-Lexington police say a 15-year old driver caused a crash that sent several people to the hospital Friday night. Police say it happened around 7:45 PM on Leestown Road at Alexandria Drive. Investigators say the teen, who did not have a driver’s license, pulled into the path of an SUV as it tried […]
LEXINGTON, KY. (WTVQ)-Lexington police say early Saturday morning someone fired a gun at a home on Radcliffe Road. Officers say three people were inside at the time, but luckily, no one was hurt. Some bullets did cause damage, shattering a window. This shooting makes about half a dozen reported gunfire incidents in Lexington just this […]
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Sunday was a beautiful day for a new Habitat for Humanity home dedication. Habitat volunteers gathered today on Ohio Street in Lexington to celebrate the construction of the home of Cynethia “Neeka” Jackson. Jackson and two of her children will enjoy the new home after putting in 250 hours of work building […]
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Police say they’re looking for suspect s after a teenager was shot Sunday evening. Officers say they heard about six gun shots while at their roll call building near Centre Parkway. They found an 18-year-old boy with a gunshot wound to his left ankle. Police say the teen hasn’t given them a […]
LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ)- Police are looking for a man they say robbed a Shell Gas Station Saturday night. Officers say a man implied he had a weapon and demanded cash then twisted the clerk’s arm until the money was handed over. Police say they brought out a forensics team to look for fingerprints, plus they have […]
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Three men have been arrested in Lexington in an armed robbery case at an apartment complex. Carlos Lamar, Kwanty Christian, and Jerrel Christian are behind bars for robbing someone outside the Lex Apartments last month. We told you then, police say the men stole credit cards then proceeded to use those cards […]
Some neighboring towns are paying attention to Lexington's new panhandling ordinance because they think panhandlers might leave Lexington, and go to those other towns. Georgetown's mayor says his city could could soon pass an ordinance just like Lexington's.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Kentucky leaders, doctors, and guests from all over the region came together Sunday to celebrate the opening of the new Shiners Medical Center. Our very own Tom Kenny and his wife Nancy Cox were the masters of ceremonies. Patients at the medical center helped the adults dedicate the new building and cut […]
LEXINGTON, KY. (WTVQ)- It was a special day for a Lexington church Sunday. The South Elkhorn Christian Church celebrated the 250th anniversary of the founding of the congregation Sunday. As part of the ceremony, a Bluegrass Trust plaque was unveiled after regular Sunday services. The congregation is one of the oldest continuously operation institutions of […]
The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department’s annual Rabies Vaccination Clinic will be held from 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Thursday, May 18, at Valley Park, 2077 Cambridge Drive. Vaccinations will cost just $3.
An open house will be held Tuesday evening at West Sixth Brewing which will give residents an opportunity to share their opinions about bike and pedestrian facilities and needs throughout the Lexington area.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Lexington police are investigating another purse snatching; they say is unrelated to the one in Hamburg. Officers say around 10:15 Saturday night, near Belle’s Cocktail Lounge, a man stopped a woman walking north on Market Street, pointed a gun at her head, and demanded she hand over her purse. Police say the […]
A former Social Security Administration judge has pleaded guilty to taking more than $600,000 in bribes in cases involving clients of a Kentucky lawyer who is facing prison time for a scheme to defraud the government.
Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) Secretary Vickie Yates Brown Glisson, Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture Ryan Quarles, representatives from the Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH), renowned experts and response partners gathered in Lexington on Thursday for the 2017 Kentucky Zika Summit.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Lexington Police are investigating a possible shooting. Officers say they responded to a call of shots fired at 5th and Hawkins Saturday afternoon, but found neither shell casings nor a victim there. Later, someone showed up at Samaritan Hospital with a gunshot wound. Police say that man tells them he didn’t get shot […]
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Protesters gathered outside of Planned Parenthood in Lexington Saturday, joining others across the country as part of the second annual National Day of Prayer and Protest against Planned Parenthood. The rally was put together by a group called Hashtag Protest P.P., and they are urging the current administration to federally defund Planned Parenthood […]
The president of Transylvania University is trying to unite students in the wake of this brutal attack but at the same time an online post many believe was written by the attacker is circulating on social media.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)-Lexington police are investigating an overnight shooting at an apartment complex. Police say around 2 Sunday morning they found four cars with damage from bullets at the Fayette Crossing Apartments on Reynolds Road. Officers say they found shell casings near the cars. According to officers, no one was in the cars at the […]
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Authorities in Lexington are asking for your help. The coroner’s office says it is looking for the family of a woman who died Friday in Lexington. That woman is 59-year-old Marla Tholib. According to the coroner’s office she died of natural causes at her home on Cross Keys Road.
Charlie Lanter, who until recently served as Director of the City’s Office of Homelessness Prevention and Intervention, Wednesday was named a 2017 winner of the University of Kentucky Sullivan Medallion.
UK will host to five NCAA events – one national championship and four preliminary round competitions – from 2020-22 in the sports of rifle, outdoor track and field, men’s basketball, cross country and gymnastics, the NCAA announced Tuesday.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Fourth Street between Henry Street and Newtown Pike will be completely closed between 9 AM Monday and 3 PM Friday the 21st. The city’s traffic division says this is the last of a series of planned closures needed to redo railway road crossings.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Lexington police are looking for a man involved in a shooting and robbery early Sunday morning. Police say a man with a gun demanded money from a man and a woman sitting in a car on Cambridge Drive just before 3 AM. According to officers, the suspect fired one shot, took cash […]
It wasn't too busy of a day at Blue Grass Airport, with only a dozen or so people waiting in the lobby for flights or to pick someone up, but every person seemed to know about the United Airlines video and had an opinion.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Four people were taken to the hospital Sunday afternoon after a crash involving three cars in Lexington. Police say a van hit a pick up truck, pushing the truck into another car outside Jacobson Park. The truck rolled over. Responders were able to get a four-year-old out of that truck. No one […]
A decorated Lexington police sergeant is suing the city, Lexington police chief and two other Lexington police commanders after he says they retaliated against him for reporting sexual harassment within the department.
The Division of emergency Management says that, with the possibility of severe weather on Thursday, and recent installation of new equipment, they will be conducting outdoor siren tests from 4:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. Wednesday evening.
Organizers of Lexington’s Fourth of July parade are seeking floats, bands and/or musical groups, equestrian entries, youth groups, clubs and more to participate in this year’s parade which will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 4, in downtown Lexington.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) – A Kentucky woman has been sentenced to 13 years in prison in a 2014 fatal accident. Media outlets report 29-year-old Kayla Foster of Lexington was sentenced Friday in Fayette County Circuit Court for second-degree manslaughter, second-degree assault and leaving the scene of an accident. The accident near the Kentucky Horse Park […]
The Blue Grass Community Foundation says that about 11,000 Lexington residents participated in "On the Table," a series of community-wide conversations about what makes the city great and what can be done to make it even better.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Lexington police are looking for suspects involved in an early morning shooting on Saturday. Police say shots were fired around 3 A.M. at the Pegasus Place Apartments on Larkin Road near Malabu Drive. Officers say they found shell casings in a back parking lot plus damage to cars. No one was hurt.
A study commissioned by the Fayette Urban County Government, the Lexington Downtown Development Authority, and a group of Lexington stakeholders says that the city will need over 22,000 housing units in the next ten years to meet demand.
Following a power outage that left nearly 3,000 residents without electricity in the Polo Club area of Lexington Thursday morning, a second outage along Versailles Road and Alexandria Drive has been reported.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- The luck of the Irish comes early this year. St. Patrick’s day is next Friday, but Lexington celebrated this weekend. Saturday started with a chilly shamrock shuffle and of course the parade capped off the celebration. Colleen Kelly, of Colleen’s Creations says, “Here in Lexington, we actually have a huge Irish community. So it’s […]