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Lexington talks more business grants, economic development challenges

Urban Council may decide grant program next month.

Push to pass Breonna’s Law in Lexington during virtual town hall

What would a Breonna's Law banning no-knock search warrants and improving police accountability look like in Lexington?

UPDATE: Council nears tax break, eyes another small business grant effort

Urban Council to take up the measure Tuesday.

Urban County Council to start day with Hindu mantras  

Hindu is one of the world's largest religions.

Lexington to consider selling buildings to generate cash

There are three targeted properties for potential sale, according to the Lexington Herald-Leader.

Charles Ellinger, Urban County Council member, dies

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - Urban County Council member Charles Ellinger died Saturday, according to a Facebook post from his son. Chuck Ellinger wrote: "It is...

Absentee ballots still being counted could play a big role on small races

Election day is over, but the wait is not! Like the race for President, some candidates in Fayette County still are on pins and needles for the last of the absentee ballots to be counted.

Urban Council eyes help for families with rent, utilities; plan needed first

Funding for independent police review committee also included.

Lexington Police want to expand body camera program to entire department

Lexington Police wants to expand its body camera program to the entire department.

Lexington PD: no credible threat on 20th night of protests after bomb threats shouted during council meeting

Lexington Police tweeted Wednesday night there is no credible threat to protesters or the downtown area after bomb threats were shouted during an Urban County Council meeting earlier in the day.

Lexington’s Urban County Council considers police reforms

The Lexington Urban County Council's Public Safety Committee began a detailed review of the city's police department, its collective bargain agreement and other details in a lengthy meeting on Tuesday.

Mayor Linda Gorton announces 798 cases, 13 deaths in Lexington

In a teleconference, Mayor Linda Gorton announced 798 total confirmed cases and 13 deaths in Fayette County.

Telecommuting may become norm for some city workers

Lexington is preparing for the gradual reopening of some parts of city government starting Monday and then even more in June.

Council puts talk of new city hall on hold

Efforts in Lexington to get a new city hall are on hold after a vote by the Urban County Council at Tuesday's work session.

Community discusses proposal for new city hall

The idea of a new city hall in Lexington has been talked about for years. Is it finally about to happen?

Lexington’s Urban County Council votes to support medical marijuana

Lexington's Urban County Council approved a resolution on the legalization of medical marijuana in Kentucky.

Urban County Councilmember resigning after taking new job

Urban County Councilmember Jennifer Scutchfield says she's resigning her position, effective this Thursday, after accepting a job with the State Board of Elections. 

Mayor Jim Gray says Lexington to become a “gigabit city”

Mayor Jim Gray says Metronet will transform Lexington into a gigabit city

Ex-councilwoman get 3 weeks in jail for fake checks

A former Urban County councilwoman in Lexington was sentenced to three weeks in jail and three years of probation after pleading guilty to crimes related to cashing bogus payroll checks.

Lexington continues battle with Spectrum Cable

Here's something we've all grumbled about TV service, and how much we pay for it.

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FCPS seeks AG opinion on board chair’s potential conflict of interest

Fayette County Public Schools wants to know if board chair Tyler Murphy now has a conflict of interest after being elected to a national teachers group's board of directors.

Kentucky Volleyball fights past Washington into NCAA Title Match

OMAHA, Neb. (UK Athletics) – The No. 2 Kentucky Volleyball team defeated the No. 6 Washington Huskies 3-1 (25-18, 23-25, 25-23, 25-17) on Thursday...

Former Basketball Cat Terrence Clarke killed in car crash

The 19-year old declared for the NBA Draft last month after an injury plagued freshman season.

Northbound travel on Brent Spence Bridge down to one lane

Travel will be down to one lane on the bridge through the weekend, according to the state.