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A busy week for the Lexington Police Department

Lexington Police say the latest shooting happened Thursday night when a man was shot by a group of teenagers during a robbery attempt.

Two shootings reported in Lexington on New Year’s Day

Lexington Police say there were two people shot after the start of the new year.

LPD: Man shot multiple times in early morning shooting

Lexington police say they are investigating after a man was found shot multiple times on Douglas Avenue Tuesday morning.

Exclusive: Lexington’s Chief of Police talks gun violence

In less than a month, there's been eight shootings in Lexington and more than 80 for the whole year.

Back to school security following weekend mass shootings

After the weekend of shootings, parents, teachers, and students are thinking of their safety.

Two juveniles involved in shooting near West 6th Brewery

Early Saturday morning police said they responded to a shots fired call near West 6th Brewery.

New Zealand to probe role of spies, guns in mosque attacks

New Zealand will hold a top-level inquiry into the massacre of 50 people at two Christchurch mosques that will examine what roles guns, social media and spy agencies played preceding the attacks.

Imam says New Zealand is broken-hearted but not broken

New Zealanders observed the Muslim call to prayer Friday in reflecting on the moment one week ago when 50 worshippers at two Christchurch mosques were slain — an act an imam told the crowd of thousands that had left the country broken-hearted but not broken.

After mosque attacks, New Zealand bans ‘military-style’ guns

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced an immediate ban Thursday on sales of “military-style” semi-automatic firearms and high-capacity magazines in the wake of a terrorist attack on two mosques in Christchurch that killed 50 worshippers.

New numbers show drop in violent crimes in Lexington

According to statistics recently released by the Lexington Police Department, violent crime in the city decreased by 13% in 2018, compared to 2017.

Two shootings in Lexington minutes apart

Lexington police are investigating two shootings that happened Sunday morning only minutes apart from one another.

Chicago mayor urges residents to speak to police

Police Superintendent says the shootings "are not random" and are "fueled by gang conflicts."

Students host town hall on gun violence in Lexington

Some Fayette County high school students want to stop gun violence in Lexington, so they hosted a town hall Wednesday night to talk about solutions.

Police: Suspects shoot up neighborhood after teen refuses to join gang

Police say three men were involved in two shootings in a Lexington neighborhood.

Lexington-based Website Tracks Gun Violence Across the Country

Since the Florida shooting many people are going to the internet to get more information and statistics on gun violence.

Neighbors worry violence is on the rise in their small town

Some people in Winchester are wondering how safe their city is anymore after a shooting in broad daylight yesterday afternoon between two car loads of people.  

KSP: Man murdered wife and cousin before being shot to death by deputies

State Police say a Wayne County man shot his wife and cousin to death before firing at sheriff's deputies, who returned fire, killing him.  

Winburn Public Safety Day planned for day after Lexington Police respond to three shootings

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.

LPD Investigates Two Evening Shootings

Lexington police are investigating two shootings. They say both happened Tuesday night.

Police make arrest in vehicle shootings that injured 2

Police say they've arrested a suspect in three shootings that injured two people in Oldham County.

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