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No walk-up service for unemployment insurance available in Frankfort Monday

Last week, long lines of Kentuckians waiting in the hot sun for hours in Frankfort made national headlines, symbolic of the impact coronavirus has had on the economy. 

Expanded Medicaid rolls lead to scam warning

With more people on the state's Medicaid rolls because of the coronavirus epidemic, state leaders are issuing warnings about scammers trying to take advantage.

Kentucky safety officials advise ‘Buckle Up Phone Down’

Kentucky Office of Highway Safety officials say this is one of the busiest travel times, and deaths and injuries can be prevented by fastening safety belts.

Bourbon Co. American Legion post scammed in electricity cut off hoax

American Legion Post in Millersburg was scammed out of $2,000 after purchasing Thanksgiving food baskets.

Scam alert in Scott County

The Scott County Sheriff's Office is warning people about a scam going around involving its office.

Phone companies adopt eight principles to help fight scam calls

Officials announced Thursday that 51 attorneys general and several major phone companies are working together to stop scam calls.

Deputies warn people of man posing as cop in Shelby Co.

The Shelby County Sheriff's deputies wants to warn people of a man who they say is posing as a cop, stopping people, demanding personal items and speeding away.

Kentucky Utilities phone scam alert

Police in Versailles are warning Kentucky Utilities customers about a phone scam.

Police search for two suspects after armed robbery, carjacking in Lexington

Police are looking for a man and woman they say robbed a man and stole his car at gunpoint in Lexington Wednesday night.

LPD: Phone exchange ends in robbery

Lexington Police say someone was robbed of a phone and cash Friday night after meeting with other people to exchange a phone.

LPD: Man arrested after holding gun to man’s head, threatening to kill him

Lexington Police have arrested a man they say threatened another man's life.

Franklin County Sheriff: phone scammer pretends to be deputy

The Franklin County Sheriff is warning people tonight about a new phone scam. 

Lexington Police: Phone service down for non-emergency public safety lines

officials say a service interruption has affected non-emergency calls to Lexington’s E-911 Center.

Scammers posing as Franklin Co. Deputy Sheriff

Officials warn residents about scammers posing as a sheriff's deputy.

Jessamine Co. Sheriff warns of resurfaced phone scam

The Jessamine County Sheriff's Office is warning residents about a scam that has resurfaced.

LPD release video of armed robbery suspect using stolen debit card

The Lexington Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that led to the fraudulent use of the victim’s debit card.

Bell County Sheriff warns of phone scam

The Bell County Sheriff is urging people to be on the lookout for a telephone scam.

Low-income subsidy for wireless phones to end

The Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) will be making some changes to the state program that provides assistance to low-income telephone customers.

SCAM ALERT: Beware bogus IRS caller

Kentucky State Police Post are warning the public of a scam that is not new, but has resurfaced in the area.

Care Notes Online App

Show regular James Howell returns to the studio to tell Meteorologist Eric Burke about a smartphone app called Care Notes Online.

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Blue Grass Community Foundation sets $100,000 challenge to advance racial equity in Lexington

Anonymous donor, family provide seed money for major project.

Beshear, Cameron both above 50% approval ratings: Poll

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NTI to continue for semester, school board plans for in-person next year

The school board plans on students returning to the classroom in January.

Fayette Co. ballot count streamed live starting Wednesday

The Fayette county ballot count is now being streamed online.