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Kentucky recommends more restrictions on fish consumption

More restrictions on fish consumption are recommended after state officials found mercury in more fish from more waterways across the state.

Travelers warned about dangers of Zika virus

Kentuckians traveling to areas of the world affected by the Zika virus disease, an infectious illness circulating in various countries, should take steps to protect themselves and their families from this and other vector-borne diseases, the Kentucky Department for Public Health advises.

AG warns of ‘IRS Scam’ during tax season

During tax season, Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear is asking consumers to be on alert for IRS scams targeting Kentuckians, especially seniors, through unsolicited phone calls and emails.

People warned not to sled on popular hill next to Beaumont YMCA

The YMCA of Central Kentucky is warning people not to sled down a popular hill next to the Beaumont YMCA because of standing water under the snow.

Road Work Tonight Impacts I-64 Traffic In Franklin Co.

The state said drivers could see delays Monday night on I-64 in Franklin County because of road work.

Lexington PD: Beware Of Leaf Collection Scam

Lexington was warned Tuesday about scammers who were reportedly posing as city leaf collectors. The notice came from police and Lexington’s Division of Streets and Roads.

Richmond Police Warn Community About IRS Phone Scam

Richmond Police warned the community Tuesday about an ongoing phone scam. The department had received several complaints about calls from a person who identified themselves as an IRS representative.

SCAM ALERT: New Phone Scam Reported In Franklin Co.

The Franklin County Sheriff's Office issued a scam warning Friday. Deputies said someone was calling people and telling them that federal grant money was available to them.

Officials Warn Against Storm Damage Repair Scams In Scott County

The Better Business Business, Scott County and Georgetown officials on Thursday warned about scams related to home repairs after recent storms.

Franklin Co. Sheriff Warns Community Of Jury Scam

The Franklin County Sheriff warned the community Thursday about a jury duty phone scam. Sheriff Pat Melton said that someone had been calling people and telling victims that they had missed jury duty.

State Treasurer: Watch Out For Suspicious Unclaimed Property Postcards

Kentucky State Treasurer Todd Hollenbach warned consumers Friday to watch out for suspicious mail regarding unclaimed property. He said the state had been notified recently about mailings which claimed to be from the National Unclaimed Property Association (NAUPA).

Police: Scammers Targeting London Community

London Police warned the community about a reported scam. Officers said someone claiming to be from a utility company was calling people and telling the victim that he or she was behind on gas, water, or electricity payments.

Madison Co. Tornado Sirens Sound By Mistake, Causing Confusion

Although the skies were bright and sunny Wednesday in Madison County, people could hear emergency sirens alerting them of potential danger.

Beshear, Conway Urge Kentuckians To Avoid Scams

Gov. Steve Beshear and Attorney General Jack Conway are warning consumers to beware of scam artists who might try to dupe them into divulging personal information on websites that mimic those where people can sign up for insurance policies.

FDA Warning on Jerky Treats for Dogs

The FDA says jerky treats have caused illness and deaths in hundreds of dogs.

Confusion Over Outdoor Warning Sirens

After sirens went off during Sunday's severe weather, some residents didn't know what type of severe weather to expect.

UK Issues Warning About Flasher

University of Kentucky officials released a safety alert after they said a woman was flashed by a man in the Patterson Office Tower Thursday.

UK Issues Warning About Flasher

University of Kentucky officials released a safety alert after they said a woman was flashed by a man in the Patterson Office Tower Thursday.

Lexington Fire Department Issues Scam Warning

The Lexington Fire Department said a man is trying to scam people by claiming he lost his house in a fire and needs money to get back on his feet.

New Weather Warnings To Highlight Storm Impacts

The National Weather Service is now using impact statements to describe potential effects of dangerous storms.

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