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People express concerns over Liberty Road safety

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - People who live along Lexington's Liberty Road say it's not just busy, it's dangerous. Last Friday, a man was hit...

KSP Post 10 to conduct more safety checkpoints

The Kentucky State Police, Post 10, Harlan, which provides coverage for Harlan, Bell and Knox counties, will be conducting periodic traffic safety checkpoints at locations approved by the Kentucky State Police Policy and Procedures Manual.

Madison Co. Schools ready for the school year

Madison County Schools are ready for a safe school year and so is school resource officer Whitney Maupin. 

New Rule Protects Health and Safety in Public Housing

LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ)- There's a new rule taking effect today that protects health and safety in public housing by providing a smoke-free environment for...

Dump truck crash worries neighbors, drivers

Dump truck drivers in Georgetown say they got a safety reminder Thursday after two trucks crashed outside a quarry. The crash left a line of other drivers stuck, waiting to get to work.

FCPS board votes on tax hike to fund school safety

Wednesday night, the Fayette County School Board is meeting to vote on a tax hike that would fund a school safety plan.

New “three-foot” bike law to go in effect Saturday

Several new laws are set to go in effect Saturday. Among those is one focusing on road safety, specifically for bicyclists.

Community wants bridge connecting Scott, Woodford Counties fixed

A bridge that connects Scott and Woodford counties has been closed for nearly two years, for safety reasons. Some people don't like the delay in fixing it.

Recreational Zip lines, similar devices must be registered in Kentucky

A new law was passed in 2016 directing the department to regulate aerial recreational devices. The deadline to register is quickly approaching.

What mistake to avoid when driving this holiday weekend

A fatal crash in Clark County serves as a reminder to stay safe during this busy holiday weekend.

Metal detectors installed, in use at Lexington high school

Fayette County Schools are working on ways to make their classrooms safer. This week, some of their plans are going into action.

REACTION: School district approves fixed metal detectors

The Fayette County Board of Education has approved fixed metal detectors inside schools, starting with Frederick Douglass High School.

Lexington street closures announced ahead of possible post game gatherings

Street closures announced ahead of possible post game gatherings in Lexington as Kentucky advances in the NCAA Tournament.

US 62 improvement project to begin in Harrison County

A highway safety improvement project will soon begin in the U.S. 62 in Harrison County.

Town hall for concerned Henry Clay parents, students

A meeting was held at Henry Clay High School, opening the floor for discussion over an incident last Thursday.

Senate Panel approves bicycle-safety bill

Legislation aimed at increasing roadway safety for both motor vehicles and bicyclists passed the Senate Transportation committee today.

Some parents and students upset over school safety meeting

A meeting in Lexington was supposed to be about school safety, but angry students and parents wanted to talk about something else that happened Thursday.

Debate Over Armed Teachers in Schools Heats Up

Senate Bill 103 was filed back in January after the shooting at Marshall County High School.

KSP: Safe Schools Initiative helps prepare for the worst

To try and keep schools as safe as possible, many districts have paired up with Kentucky State Police to go over exactly what to do in situations like an active shooter.

Schools deploy counselors in wake of shooting

As a result of the shooting in Marshall County, school districts across the state are offering more assistance and mental health services to students and parents who may be shaken by the shooting.

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High School Highlight Reel: 09-25-20

LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) - COVID-19 led to numerous postponements and cancellations for the high school football schedule. Despite the problems, high school team still...

Protesters arrested for second consecutive night in Lexington for blocking road

Six protesters were arrested Friday night in Lexington for blocking a road, just a night after four others were arrested near UK's campus for the same.
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Sports fans tired of the back and forth: Reaction after Fayette Co. moves to ‘orange zone’

Some people at the Bryan Station vs. Lafayette football game Friday night say they're tired of the back and forth.
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Louisville 11 p.m. update: Man charged with aiming laser at chopper, church provides refuge

People remained largely peaceful Friday night on the sidewalk surrounding the First Unitarian Church, with some yelling “say her name, Breonna Taylor.”