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Rural Northeastern Counties still experiencing power outages and blocked roads

Some of the remote areas still have snow-covered roads, downed trees and lines.

Drones helping electric co-ops save time and lower risk

Licking Valley Rural Electric says the drone can't do the work but at least can assist with the visual, saving time and lowering risks for workers.

Power outages reported Christmas Eve in eastern Kentucky

Thousands of people in eastern Kentucky didn't have any power on Christmas Eve.

Thousands of people in Eastern Kentucky still without power 48 hours after strong winds

As of Tuesday, April 14th at 8 p.m. Kentucky Power says approximately 32,000 customers are still without power after strong winds late Sunday night, April 12th. 

Electrical issue causes power outages overnight in Lexington

An overnight electrical issue caused power outages for thousands of residents in Lexington.

Tree falls on woman; widespread power outages in Boyle Co.

According to the Advocate-Messenger, windy conditions of 25 mph, with gusts up to 40 mph in Boyle County, may have caused the power outages throughout Danville and Junction City Thursday afternoon.

Wind, flooding blamed for power outages across eastern Kentucky

Thousands of people lost power Sunday across eastern Kentucky due to flooding and high winds.

Power outages reported in Eastern Kentucky

Outages were reported by various utility companies in Breathitt, Clay, Floyd, Knott, Letcher, Perry and Pike counties.

Power outages affecting NC

Power outages already are creeping up along the North Carolina coast as tropical storm-force winds started sweeping over land.

KU still working to restore power

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - Kentucky Utilities continues to try and restore power across Central Kentucky. "It's frustrating for the neighborhood, but we made the best...

Shelter open in Lexington for storm victims with medical needs

A shelter is open in Fayette County for storm victims with medical needs. 

Kentucky Power outage update after storms Tuesday night

Crews are working to restore power to parts of Eastern KY after strong winds Tuesday night.

High winds cause problems around Lexington

Downed trees and power lines after high winds hit Lexington.

Downed trees and power outages from afternoon storms

Afternoon and early evening thunderstorms with heavy rain, high winds and frequent lightning led to downed trees and power outages Tuesday across central and eastern Kentucky.

Reminder: Ways to report power outages to KU

As winds and thunderstorms kick up tonight, there is the possibility of power outages in the area. Kentucky Utilities is reminding the public of ways to report a power outage, if your service goes out.

Lexington deals with flooded roads & power outages

The storm that rolled through Central and Eastern Kentucky Monday afternoon left storm debris and high waters throughout Lexington. The city says traffic lights were out in several areas, including Winchester Road, Sir Barton Way, Clays Mill Road and Harrodsburg Road. Drivers are being asked to treat flashing traffic lights as four-way stops.

KU unveils new way to report and check on power outages

Friday morning, LG&E and KU announced the launch of their new Outage Texting tool, to aid in severe weather preparedness.

Lexington’s Mayor: Get ready. It’s coming. Again.

Lexington Mayor Jim Gray outlined the city's preparations and planned response to the approaching winter storm. People who park on the street are encouraged to park for free in the Rupp Arena parking lot so snow plows can clear streets.

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University of Kentucky hosts virtual discuss to fight anti-Asian violence

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - On Wednesday night, the University of Kentucky hosted a virtual discussion about combating anti-Asian violence in the United States. Members of...

KSP: Woman shoots, kills man during argument, grand jury to decide charges

A Pike County Grand Jury will decide if criminal charges should be brought in a deadly shooting case.