Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer and Interim Police Chief Robert Schroeder held a later than usual press conference Monday night after protests turned violent in Louisville in ways they haven't since they started about three weeks ago.
Since May 22, police have responded to four shootings in the Winburn community and about a dozen in Lexington. A community public safety day planned for Winburn Wednesday could not come at a better time.
The Kennedy Mill Bridge, which carries KY 152 across Herrington Lake between Mercer and Garrard counties, may reopen in April 2016, according to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet. The bridge was closed September 3, 2015, after the state found significant deterioration during a routine evaluation, which raised public safety concerns.
The eldest son of former Lexington police chief Anthany Beatty followed in his father's footsteps on Friday by joining the Lexington Police Department. Beatty's youngest son has been with the Lexington Fire Department for 11-years.