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Murray woman finds rattlesnake under wheelchair seat

A woman travelling in a motorized wheelchair near a Kentucky Walmart discovered a rattlesnake under her seat on Sunday.

Police officer helps make dramatic rescue after spotting house fire

A Mount Sterling police officer is being credited with helping save a woman in a wheelchair from a house fire on Sunday.

Lexington charity raising money for teen with cerebral palsy

A local charity is hosting a NYE celebration at the Kentucky Castle, raising money to benefit a teenager who needs safer transportation.

Woman in wheelchair struck by car, dies in Woodford County

A 71-year old woman in a motorized wheelchair was hit and killed Friday night trying to cross Versailles Road in Woodford County, according to the county coroner.

Community helping neighbor after hit-and-run accident kills his service dog

The community is helping their neighbor hurt in a hit-and-run accident last week.

Man in wheelchair and his dog injured in hit-and-run accident

Lexington Police say a man in a motorized wheelchair and his dog were injured in a hit-and-run accident Wednesday night.

Golden Alert Issued for Whitley County Man

A Golden Alert was issued Friday for 34-year old Timothy Allen Warren, of Louden Road in Whitley County.

Coroner: Woman Found Dead in Parking Lot Outside Hospital

The Scott County coroner is trying to identify a woman whose dead body was found in a wheelchair in a parking lot behind Georgetown Community Hospital.

LPD: Beware of man soliciting donations

The Lexington Police Department is warning residents, businesses and organizations of a scam in which a man claims to be collecting donations for local non-profits.

New wheelchair ramp needed, community helps

Diagnosed with cerebral palsy shortly after birth, Austin Lynn has been in a wheelchair his whole life. Then as a teenager, he was diagnosed with state four colon cancer. He hasn’t let anything slow him down until now and he needs the community’s help.

The stretchier, the better: Pants for people in wheelchairs

A Kentucky woman was paralyzed from the chest down in a car accident. She designed a pair of pants that will be functional and fashionable for people in wheelchairs.

Ms. Wheechair America combines fashion, function in jeans

Heidi McKenzie has set up a kickstarter for her start-up business "Alter UR Ego," which creates fashionable, adaptable clothing for people in wheelchairs.

Ohio city settles lawsuit by wheelchair comic’s promoter

A man arrested on a disorderly conduct charge after asking people in a promotion if they wanted to laugh at a "crippled girl" has received $25,000 from the city of Cincinnati to settle a federal free-speech lawsuit.

Neighboring Homes Catch Fire in Montgomery Co.

Family members are mourning the loss of a wheelchair-bound man who was killed when two homes caught fire in Mount Sterling early Sunday morning.

Lexington Woman Wins Wheelchair Accessible Van

Life for a Lexington woman just got easier, after winning a national contest for a new wheelchair accessible Toyota Sienna.

Lexington Woman Wins Wheelchair Accessible Van

Life for a Lexington woman just got easier, after winning a national contest for a new wheelchair accessible Toyota Sienna.

Man In Wheelchair Dies After Being Hit By Car

An elderly man died early Tuesday morning of complications from an injury he received when a vehicle hit his motorized wheelchair.

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Juvenile shot, vehicles also hit by bullets in Lexington

The shooting happened in the 600 block of Woodchuck Way just after 8:30 p.m., according to Lexington Police.

Two people killed, three injured in Todd County crash

The deadly accident happened on US 79 early Friday afternoon, according to KSP.

Grayson Chamber of Commerce warns of counterfeit money in circulation

Counterfeit detection pens won't turn the bogus $100 bills black, but will discolor them, according to officials.