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Lancaster Man Charged with Assault After Attacking Troopers

The Advocate-Messenger is reporting that a Lancaster man is behind bars, accused of attacking two state troopers.

UPDATE: Record Year for ‘Cram the Cruiser’ Food Drive

State police say its 7th annual Cram the Cruiser drive brought in a record amount of food for needy families. It says 170 tons of food was donated.

KSP arming troopers with teddy bears

When KSP troopers encounter young children, it is often due to a traumatic situation such as a car crash, exposure to drugs, or domestic abuse cases that frequently result in the arrest of a parent. KSP hopes their ‘Trooper Teddy’ bears will serve as a tool to calm innocent children found in these circumstances.

Kentucky, 5 Neighboring States, to Target Impaired Driving This Weekend

State troopers in Kentucky and their counterparts in five neighboring states will target impaired driving in an enforcement effort this weekend.

7 New Troopers Assigned to Post 8 Morehead

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) - Seven of 39 new troopers who graduated from the Kentucky State Police Academy will join Post 8 in Morehead, Kentucky. The...

Gov. Bevin attends ceremony honoring fallen troopers, officers

Gov. Matt Bevin joined Justice Cabinet Secretary John Tilley and Kentucky State Police Commissioner Rick Sanders to remember fallen KSP troopers and officers at a memorial service and wreath-laying ceremony held today at the KSP Training Academy in Frankfort.

Man shot, killed after threatening troopers in Kentucky

A man has been shot and killed by Kentucky State Troopers after they say he threatened them with a gun.

Nonprofit forms to help support Kentucky State Police

The mission of the Kentucky State Police Foundation is to support the agency, its employees and the families of troopers who die in the line of duty.

KSP seeking armed and dangerous suspect

Kentucky State Police in Muhlenburg Co. are searching for a suspect they say is armed and dangerous.

Troopers arrest Louisville man after three county pursuit

Troopers are still investigating after they say a three county pursuit started in Fayette County and ended in Rockcastle County.

Traffic stop leads to arrest on drug charges

Kentucky State Police have arrested a Corbin man on drug charges, after stopping him for a traffic violation on Terrell Road in Laurel Co. on Saturday.

KSP investigates fatal accident in Nicholas Co.

Kentucky State Police are investigating a two-vehicle collision on US 68 in Nicholas Co. that took the life of one person and send two others to the hospital.

KSP investigating theft in Clay City

Kentucky State Police say someone stole equipment off of a Kentucky Department of Transportation-owned backhoe in Clay City.

KSP ‘Cram the Cruiser’ Food Drive Begins Nov. 20

Kentucky State Troopers will help brighten the holiday season for families in need this year through the sixth annual Cram The Cruiser food drive.

1 killed, 1 wounded in shootout with authorities

A U.S. marshal says two fugitives were lying in wait when marshals and West Virginia troopers tried to arrest them at a campsite, and opened fire when they were ordered to surrender.

Money, guns, drugs stolen from Simpsonville Police Department

Troopers in Frankfort are taking a closer look at a break-in at a Kentucky police department.

UPDATE: Fugitive shot to death by police

Life on the run came to a deadly end early Friday for a convicted felon, who was wanted in two states. State Police say 62-year old Floyd Ray Cook, of Lebanon, Kentucky, was shot and killed in an exchange of gunfire with two Kentucky State Troopers and one U.S. Marshal.

One person killed in Garrard County crash

Troopers say a crash in Garrard County this weekend left one person dead.

Texas Roadhouse raises money for fallen KSP trooper’s family

If you had dinner at a Texas Roadhouse on Wednesday, you had more than just a good meal - you helped the family of a fallen trooper.

Troopers investigating after Laurel County infant dies

LONDON, Ky. (WTVQ)- State police in London are investigating after they say an infant died Friday morning. Troopers say they got a call around 8:20...

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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.”