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Kentucky power reporting hundreds of outages following Saturday storms

Kentucky Power says there are 340 crews working to repair power throughout Eastern Kentucky.

EKU Alum Thomas Logsdon named an inventor of the GPS

Tom Logsdon, a 1959 graduate of EKU, was recently named one of 28 official inventors of the GPS by the U.S. Air Force.

KY governor signs bill limiting Grimes’ power over election board

Legislation removing the secretary of state's power over the state Board of Elections has been signed into law by Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin - on the same day the board met.

Kentucky Utilities phone scam alert

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

KU restores power in Woodford Co.

Kentucky Utilities has restored power in Woodford County.

WWII Vet helps clean up Woodford County storm damage

Thousands of people are still without power Monday after Friday's storm plowed through the area.

Storm Damage in Lexington

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Thousands of people are without power in Lexington and surrounding areas. Trees are down on roads and several homes, power lines are...

Delta expects mostly normal schedule on Tuesday

A spokesman for Delta Air Lines says the majority of passengers stranded at the Atlanta airport that lost power have been booked on other flights that will leave Monday.

Six venomous snakes killed on Kentucky Power service call

Kentucky Power crews say they handled a scary encounter while on a service call in Eastern Kentucky.

Widespread power outages in Frankfort

A Facebook post from the Frankfort Plant Board says that customers in Frankfort are experiencing widespread power outages.

Kentucky power plant to stop burning coal by 2023

An electric utility in Owensboro will stop burning coal at its only power plant, which dates back to the 1960s.

UPDATE: After Polo Club outage restored, power lost along Alexandria Drive

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.

In Kentucky coal country, lawmakers open up to nuclear power

Lawmakers in coal-producing Kentucky have voted to open the door to nuclear power, over objections from a legislator who called it a "kick in the teeth" to the beleaguered coal industry.

Bill to regulate solar power put on hold by sponsor

Legislation backed by Kentucky's traditional utilities to regulate solar power has been put on hold by the measure's sponsor after receiving pushback from solar advocates.

2 Louisville-Area Power Plants Cut Toxic Air Pollution

New data from the Environmental Protection Agency shows Louisville's two largest power plants have dramatically cut air pollution through tighter smokestack controls.

Major Power Outage on UK Campus

The University of Kentucky campus is experiencing a major power outage Monday morning.

Regulators Allow Big Rivers to Sell Power to 9 Cities

Big Rivers Electric Corp. could potentially provide wholesale electric power to as many as nine Kentucky cities under a contract approved by the state's Public Service Commission.

KU Officials: Squirrel Caused Lexington Power Outage

Officials at Kentucky Utilities say a transformer malfunction at a substation off of Harrodsburg Road has left over 5,000 people without power Wednesday morning.

Seton Catholic School Closed Tuesday due to Power Outage

Seton Catholic School posted a message on their Facebook page on Tuesday, saying the school would be closed for the day.

Thousands without power in Lexington

Thousands of Central Kentuckians were in the dark Wednesday night.

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City of Richmond cancels Christmas Parade, modifies Santa Express event

Santa will still make an appearance December 14-15, according to the city.

Paducah man arrested on sex abuse charges

Kelly Setters was arrested following an investigation into sexual abuse allegations, according to KSP.

UK Athletics adjusts ticketing procedures for Bluegrass Showcase

UK season ticket holders will not be able to use their Friday tickets and parking passes to attend the Richmond-Morehead State game.

Fayette County jail has first COVID-19 cases since September

Eight inmates have tested positive for the coronavirus in the last week, according to the jail.