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Move-in to be even more hectic at UK, starting this weekend

Traffic about to pick up in and around campus.

WATCH RESCUE: Roads closed update, advisories

Almost every county in the region is reporting flooding of some kind, from localized flooding on streets to creeks and rivers over flowing their banks.

From distillery to streets: Hand sanitizers starting to arrive

The tens of thousands of gallons of hand sanitizer made b y the state's distilleries to fill a void caused by the coronavirus outbreak is beginning to hit the streets.

Road closed in Catlettsburg; city installing flood gates

Road in Catlettsburg is closed near 20th Street as the city installs flood gates due to the rising Ohio River, according to KYTC.

Lexington Mayor and city officials give advice for winter conditions

Lexington mayor Linda Gorton held a news conference Friday morning to update the public on some of the impacts the weather's having on residents.

Travel Advisory: Street closures this weekend in downtown Lexington

There will be limited lane and street closures at two separate locations in downtown Lexington this weekend.

Paducah to Apply for Special Financing Tool

Paducah officials are preparing to ask state officials for permission to use a special financing tool to pay for infrastructure in the city's downtown area.

Streets and Roads: Ready for Winter Weather

The Streets and Roads Department is gearing up for winter weather.

LFUCG: Stormwater project to ease flooding in neighborhood

Lexington spending $2,852,926 to increase the capacity of the stormwater system in the Joyland neighborhood.

Lexington communities working to keep sidewalks clear

On Monday morning in Lexington as the streets were being cleaned by the city; the community was working hard to do their part.

City may call you if you park on snow routes

Emergency management says Lexington will be using its emergency notification system to ask some residents to move vehicles to off-street parking lots and parking areas. It says the calls will focus on people who live on snow emergency routes.

Lexington may privatize some snow removal

An Urban County Council committee on Tuesday tentatively approved a snow removal plan that would use private contractors to plow major streets and roads to supplement the city's efforts.

Community weighs in on changing downtown Lexington streets

The debate over whether some one-way streets in downtown Lexington should be made two-way has been going on for years. The public had its chance Wednesday night to talk traffic.

Lexington road and utility crews prep for icy weekend

Snow, ice and rain are all predicted for the weekend. Add that to single digit temperatures and Saturday could be a disaster on the roads and for power lines.

Streets and Roads cleaning secondary roadways

Officials from Lexington's division of Streets and Roads say they are now clearing streets ranked second, third and fourth priorities in their Snow Plan.

Study Shows Dangers of Distracted Teens

A Safe Kids study showed kids are at risk while crossing the street because of distractions.

Flooding Shuts Down Part Of Lincoln County Highway

Heavy rainfall on Thursday led to flooding on Lincoln County streets. Road crews said Highways 698 was closed down because high waters cracked the pavement and made the road impassable.

Road Crews Not Waiting Around For Storm

Lexington Road Crews said they’re not waiting around for this storm to hit before they start clearing the streets – they’re getting to work now.

Lexington Road Crews Ask For Help Finding Potholes

After weeks of plowing and salting, potholes are covering many roads in Lexington. The streets department is now asking for the public's help in finding the holes that need to be replaced.

Rock Salt Shortage Across Bluegrass

After weeks of putting down salt on the streets, road crews said they’re running out of rock salt. Scott County Road Maintenance Director J.R. Brandenberg said the shortage is nationwide.

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Balloon release held for elderly Lexington woman killed in drive-by

Purple balloons were released for 82-year-old Alice Carter.

Clay City clerk faces DUI charges, newspaper reports

The Clay City clerk faces several charges, including DUI and possession of marijuana, according to the Clay City Times.

Camera mistakenly left on during early voting in Breathitt County

Official says a camera that was mistakenly left on at an early voting location did not record any ballots.