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TV campaign in Lexington discourages giving cash to panhandlers

Public service announcements will soon be airing in the Lexington market encouraging citizens to give to programs that assist panhandlers, rather than giving them cash.

Urban County Council passes panhandling ordinance

By a vote of 13-to-2, Lexington's Urban County Council Thursday night approved an ordinance that prohibits panhandlers and pedestrians from approaching vehicles at most major intersections.

Vote expected Thursday on pedestrian & traffic safety ordinance

A final vote is scheduled Thursday evening on a new ordinance aimed at addressing Lexington's panhandling problem.

Lexington looking to pass new ordinance to combat panhandling

Lexington's Urban County Council is trying to pass a new ordinance that looks to decrease panhandling in the city.

New ordinance aims to address uptick in panhandling

An ordinance being considered by Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government committees on Tuesday claims to offer a three-part remedy to increased panhandling along Lexington roads and on medians.

Jobs for Panhandlers – New Life Day Center

A rise in panhandling in Lexington has been a top headline in recent news. Steve Polston, with New Life Day Center, comes to the studio to talk with Elise Dolinar about new initiatives being taken by the group to address the situation.

Lexington leaders explore jobs program to “End Panhandling Now”

A van labeled as "End Panhandling Now" is going to be incorporated in the city's plan to thwart an uptick in panhandling.

Officials weigh in on increased panhandling in Lexington

City officials are trying to figure out how to deal with a sudden increase in the number of panhandlers, and a rising number of complaints about them.

Kentucky court strikes down panhandling ordinance

The Lexington Herald-Leader is reporting that an ordinance that prohibited begging and soliciting on Lexington streets and intersections was struck down Thursday by the Supreme Court.

Free-speech rights of panhandlers argued in court

A Lexington man's conviction for violating the city's ban on begging has reached the Kentucky Supreme Court, which heard arguments in the case Friday.

A right to beg? Lexington’s panhandling ban challenged

A Lexington ordinance that bans panhandling on all streets and intersections is to be evaluated by the Kentucky Supreme Court.

Sheriff: Panhandler’s sign claims ‘parents killed by ninjas’

It's not the usual panhandling plea that drivers are used to seeing. Laurel County deputies say a man was disrupting traffic Wednesday night with a sign that read, "parents killed by ninjas, I need martial arts lessons, please help".

Man Who Admitted Faking Disabilities While Panhandling Arrested

Gary Thompson, who admitted to exaggerating disabilities while panhandling in Lexington, is now in trouble with the law in Glasgow.

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