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Lexington PD gets new database to help solve gun crimes

Lexington police have a new high-tech database that will help them solve violent crimes.

Man accused of firing shots at man’s home

A Pulaski County man faces an attempted murder charge after police say he shot at a man's home following a violent confrontation with the man.  

Kentucky city considers mask ban in wake of violent protests

A Kentucky city is considering following the example of several others in banning masks in public places, following violent protests across the country.

Suspect possibly stabbed with sword during violent home invasion

A woman who says she was assaulted by two women during a violent home invasion Friday night may have stabbed one of the intruder's with a sword, according to the Laurel County Sheriff's Office.

Grant applications available to assist violent crime victims

Justice officials in Kentucky say federal grants are available for programs that offer services to victims of violent crimes.

Straight Talk with Ray the D.A. – Reducing Violent Crime

Ray the D.A. sits down with Lexington Police Chief Mark Barnard about the measures the police force are taking to combat a spike in violent crime.

Georgetown PD to hold tribute for victims of violent crime

The Georgetown Police Department will be holding a tribute as part of National Crime Victims' Rights Week to honor victims of violent crime.

Fugitive on Tennessee’s ‘Most Wanted’ list pleaded guilty Tuesday

An accused child rapist, who is on Tennessee's Top 10 Most Wanted list, was found Thursday evening hiding behind a refrigerator and panels in his brother's home in London, according to the Laurel County Sheriff's Office.

Police: Arrest made in violent robbery of elderly man

Police say an arrest has been made in connection to a violent robbery in back in December.

Golden Alert issued for Lexington woman

Lexington Police issued a Golden Alert Monday evening for 53-year old Barbara Martin Garcia.

LPD: Woman injured during violent robbery; Juvenile arrested

Lexington Police say a woman was slightly injured when she was robbed at gunpoint while sitting in a car on Hillside Drive on Thursday afternoon. A juvenile was arrested and reportedly confessed to the crime, according to police.

Violent Home Invasion In Laurel County

The Laurel County Sheriff's Office said a woman was knocked unconscious during a violent home invasion early Friday morning.

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Senate president working on bill that would ban most no-knock warrants

Exceptions to the proposed ban would be for arrest warrants, hostage situations or threats to life, according to the Lexington Herald-Leader.

New mandatory mask requirement sparks some criticism and praise

Governor Andy Beshear is now requiring mostly everyone to wear a mask with limited exceptions.

AG, GOP legislative leaders critical of Beshear’s mask order

The attorney general and Republican legislative leadership called the governor's mandatory mask order an "order by edict rather than through collaboration."

Police body cameras: Committee weighs value vs. cost

Law enforcement across the state talks value