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Fire At Lexington Apartment Complex

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)-- An investigation is underway after a fire broke out at an apartment complex.  It started around 3:30 a.m. Saturday morning at an apartment on Lakeshore Drive.  Firefighters say it quickly spread to surrounding units and four total apartments were damaged.  We're told everyone inside the units was able to get out safely but a firefighter was taken to the hospital as a precaution. Officials say while two of the apartments were heavi...

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Who's Ready for a Warm Weekend?

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Today's forecast screams "head outside and enjoy!" A great day to head to Keeneland or enjoy your favorite fall activity. We'll remain under the influence of a dome of high pressure. This ridge will keep us dry pretty much from start to finish this weekend. Overnight satellite images have shown high, thin, wispy cirrus clouds tracking into western Kentucky. This veil will move across our skies today. Despite the added thin cloud cover, we are tracking highs near 80­...

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Coroner: Police Investigating Accidental Shooting

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GEORGETOWN, Ky. (LEX 18)-- Scott County Coroner John Goble tells LEX 18 a 19-year-old male was playing with a handgun Friday night when he accidentally fatally shot himself in the head. The coroner says it happened at a home located in the 200 Block of North Court Street in downtown Georgetown, where the 19-year-old victim was hanging out with a 16-year-old and a 17-year-old...

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Organization Gives Bikes To 1,017 Kids

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PULASKI COUNTY, Ky (LEX 18) Christmas is coming early for more than 1,000 kids in southern Kentucky.  Pulaski County charity "Keepin' it Movin' Steve Ping" is continuing its new tradition of a special giveaway Saturday.  The goal of the giveaway is to put smiles on the faces of children.  "It was kind of overwhelming. Emotional at times. When you see children that never owned a bicycle and they cry they bring tears to your own eyes," said David Be...

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Police Search For Shooter After Double Shooting

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) - The search is on for a man police say is responsible for shooting two people in Lexington Friday night.  The shooting happened around 10:20 p.m. at the Ballpark Apartments just near the intersection of Ballpark Drive and North Broadway.  We're told two people inside the apartment were shot in what officials believe was a drug deal gone wrong.  As of now, the suspect is still on the loose. He's described as a 5'9" while male, wearing a d...

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Foo Fighters Concert Postponed Due To Family Emergency

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) - Due to a family emergency, the Foo Fighters concert scheduled at Rupp Arena on Saturday night has been postponed. The show has been rescheduled to May 1 of next year. If you are unable to attend that day, refunds will be available. The band is apologizing for any inconvenience and looks forward to returning to Lexington in May. Further questions regarding ticketing can be addressed at the Rupp Arena box office (859) 233-3535 or Ticketmaster (800) 745-3000.... More>>

Georgia State Rep. Betty Price Uses Term 'Quarantine' In Asking About HIV Prevention

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(NBC News)-- A Georgia state representative is under fire after using the term "quarantine" when asking about methods to curtail the spread of HIV. Republican State Rep. Betty Price, a former anesthesiologist who is married to former Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, asked during a study meeting about what officials are “legally able to do” to limit the spread of HIV throughout the state. “I don’t want to say the quarantine word, but I ... More>>

Trump Has No Plan To Block Scheduled Release Of JFK Records

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he doesn’t plan to block the scheduled release of thousands of never publicly seen government documents related to President John F. Kennedy’s assassination. “Subject to the receipt of further information,” he wrote in a Saturday morning tweet, “I will be allowing, as President, the long blocked and classified JFK FILES to be opened.” The National Archives has until Thursday to disclose the remai... More>>

Attorney: Convicted Tax Schemer Is Too Fat For Prison

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TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The attorney for a 72-year-old Florida man who was convicted in a tax scheme is using obesity to try to keep his client out of prison. Curtis Fallgatter wrote in a court filing on Monday that Stephen Donaldson Sr. doesn’t have an average man’s life expectancy because he’s 5-foot-9 and weighs 273 pounds (124 kilograms). For that reason, the attorney wrote, it’s not right to make him serve 6 years and four months in prison. Fallgatter wr... More>>

Robbery Suspect Found In Waste Bin

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)-- A robbery suspect didn’t get far Friday afternoon. Officers found Raymond J. Jones Jr., 23, hiding in a city “Herbie” waste bin shortly after a robbery at a local cell phone store. Around 2:30 p.m. Friday, October 20, officers responded to the Metro PCS store located at 2350 Woodhill Drive for an armed robbery. A store employee stated that an unknown man wearing a face mask entered the business with a black backpack. As the suspect app... More>>

Generation ISIS: When Children Are Taught To Be Terrorists

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(NBC News)-- Abu Shahed first realized his 11-year-old son was being brainwashed by ISIS when he saw the fourth-grader's textbooks. They were filled with images of "bombs, guns, machine guns, tanks, warplanes and other war symbols,” the father of four recalled. The militant group's black flag also featured in materials given to children at the ISIS-run school that Abu Shahed's son was forced to attend after the militants captured the Syrian town of Al Bukamal in 2014. &l... More>>

Google Parent Turns On Internet Balloons In Puerto Rico

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MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — Google’s parent Alphabet Inc. said Friday that its stratospheric balloons are now delivering the internet to remote areas of Puerto Rico where cellphone towers were knocked out by Hurricane Maria. Two of the search giant’s “Project Loon” balloons are already over the country enabling texts, emails and basic web access to AT&T customers with handsets that use its 4G LTE network. The balloons — called HBAL199 ... More>>

Judge Tosses $417M Award Against Johnson & Johnson

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge on Friday tossed out a $417 million jury award to a woman who claimed she developed ovarian cancer by using Johnson & Johnson talc-based baby powder for feminine hygiene. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Maren Nelson granted the company’s request for a new trial, saying there were errors and jury misconduct in the previous trial that ended with the award two months ago. Nelson also ruled that there wasn’t convincing evidence th... More>>

I-75 South Reopens After Multi-Vehicle Crash

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LEXINGTON, Ky (LEX 18) The southbound lanes of I-75 are open after a multi-vehicle crash just north of exit 115.

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Boyle County Crash Closes Road, Sends 1 To Hospital

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DANVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) -A crash between a tractor and an overturned pickup blocked 150/Stanford Road in Boyle County for several hours.

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Shots Fired At Coolavin Apartments

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LEXINGTON, Ky (LEX 18) Lexington Police are investigating a report of shots fired at the Coolavin Apartment complex.

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Orionid Meteor Shower Tonight

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(LEX 18) Tonight one of the year's best meteor showers will take over the night sky. "This year it's really hard to top the eclipse, but next to solar eclipses and lunar eclipses, this is probably one of the nicest and most prominent shows you can see which nature puts on," said Morehead State University Space Science Professor Dr. Thomas Pannuti.  Fragments of Halley's Comet will create shooting stars for the peak of this year's Orionid Meteor Shower. Dr. Pannuti sa...

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Teen Still Missing After 20 Years

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BRACKEN COUNTY, Ky (LEX 18) After 20 years of investigating and multiple failed leads, deputies in Bracken County still don't know what happened to a teen who vanished. Photos of Erica Fraysure are still hanging all across Bracken County, including progression photos of what she may look like now. Many people there say they are not giving up hope.  There are also pictures of Erica hanging up in her grandparents' Brooksville Home, just like they were 20 years ago. "We were...

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Man Arrested In Lexington Murder

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LEXINGTON, Ky (LEX 18) A man wanted in connection with the murder of 37-year-old Meghan Acord has been apprehended in Des Moines, Iowa.

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Metro PCS Store Robbed

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LEXINGTON, Ky (LEX 18) Lexington Police said that one man is in custody after an armed robbery Friday afternoon.  It happened off Woodhill Drive at the Metro PCS store. An employee said that a man with a ski mask came in, pointed a gun at the clerk and demanded iPhones and Apple watches. According to the store, he left with several phones, Apple watches, and Bluetooth speakers. No employees were hurt in the robbery and the store remains open.  More>>

4-Year-Old Calls 9-1-1 After Mother's Medical Emergency

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WHITLEY COUNTY, Ky (LEX 18) A 5-year-old Whitley County girl received praise from local EMS workers after she made a 911 call to save her mother's life, Tessa Behnen was diagnosed with epilepsy shortly after her daughter Kimberly was born. She trained little Kimberly just in case something ever happened while the two of them were alone.  Back in September, Tessa passed out when it was just the two of them at home. The child, who was 4-years-old at the time, found her mothe...

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Mayor Discusses Moving Of Confederate Statues

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LEXINGTON, Ky (LEX 18) Lexington Mayor Jim Gray provided another update on the city's Confederate monuments three days after they were put in storage. The City moved ahead with plans to move the statues of John Breckinridge and John Hunt Morgan after learning that the City didn't need approval from the State Military Heritage Commission. Lexington got the ball rolling in August after protests over Confederate statues turned deadly in Charlottesville, Virginia.  The Urban County... More>>

Mountain Bike Trail Opens At Kentucky Park

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LONDON, Ky. (AP) - State parks officials say Levi Jackson State Park in Kentucky has opened a new 7-mile mountain bike trail. Parks Commissioner Donnie Holland says the Broken Spoke Mountain Bike Trail will help attract more tourists to the park at London. Holland attended the trail's formal opening this week. Parks officials say the city of London and the Friends of Levi Jackson State Park funded the bike trail, which can be expanded. Levi Jackson State Park also features a campgr... More>>

'You Are My Slave:' School Ends Civil War Dress-Up Activity

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KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) - School officials say there will be no more Civil War-related student dress-up activities at a Georgia elementary school after its "Civil War Day" sparked conflict among students, parents and others. Big Shanty Elementary School last month invited fifth-graders to dress up as characters from the war. The mother of a 10-year-old black child says a white student dressed as a plantation owner approached him and said, "You are my slave." In a Thu... More>>

$50 Million On-Shore Evansville Casino Opens To Gamblers

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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) - Gamblers streamed into a new $50 million on-shore casino in Evansville as it opened to replace the riverboat it had occupied since first opening in 1995. A ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday marked the debut of the new Tropicana Evansville casino across the street from the old riverboat's dock along the Ohio River. Tropicana Entertainment CEO Tony Rodio says the new casino's restaurants and lounge are critical to diversifying entertainment options and offering... More>>

KFC Twitter Follows 11 Herbs And Spices, Intrigues Internet

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A Twitter user has earned kudos online for discovering a subtle message on KFC's account. The KFC account follows just 11 users; five of them are former members of the Spice Girls and the other six are men named Herb, including Green Bay Packers cornerback Herb Waters and music legend Herb Alpert. It adds up to 11 herbs and spices, part of the famous secret recipe KFC founder Colonel Harland Sanders touted for his fried chicken. The connection was noticed on T... More>>

Federal Judge Strikes Down Restrictions On Internet Access For Registered Sex Offenders

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LEXINGTON, Ky (LEX 18) U.S District Judge Gregory Van Tatenhove made the decision to strike down the restrictions on internet access for registered sex offenders in Kentucky. 

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State Police Release Statement About Red-Headed Jane Doe

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KNOX COUNTY, Ky (LEX 18) State police have released a statement about the new information regarding the possible identification of Red-Headed Jane Doe.  On Thursday, LEX 18 reported that a family in North Carolina came forward after seeing a Facebook post about the Red-Headed Jane Doe. They believe she may be their mother.  “We are planning on collecting DNA samples from possible family members as early as next week. There is DNA on file in this case. We are hop... More>>

Principal Addresses Rumor At Paul Laurence Dunbar High

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LEXINGTON, Ky (LEX 18) The principal of Paul Laurence Dunbar High School sent out a letter to families Friday to let them know about a rumor at school about a shooting that spread through social media.  Principal Betsy Rains assured families that it was only a rumor circulated on social media and there is no truth to it. She said no students were ever in danger and if it were a credible threat, the school would have been placed on lockdown. We received many calls at LEX 18 from... More>>

Disgruntled Employee Kills Himself At Ford Stamping Plant

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DETROIT (ClickOnDetroit) - Police are responding to the report of shots fired at Ford's Woodhaven Stamping Plant.  Initially, it was reported to be an active situation. Police confirmed shots were fired inside the plant. Woodhaven police said their officers are responding. Michigan State Police also have sent several units to the plant.  The building has been evacuated.  No injuries have been reported. 

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Lexington Veterans Day Parade Names Grand Marshals

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) - Lexington Veterans Day Parade committee has selected two central Kentucky residents as grand marshals for the city’s 2017 parade. This year’s grand marshals, Micki King and Matthew Bradford, represent two of America’s armed services and both are groundbreaking in their accomplishments. Micki King retired from the U.S. Air Force as a Colonel after serving 26 years on active duty.  In 1972, King represented the United States in Munich as... More>>

W. Va. Postal Worker Pleads Guilty To Stealing Meth From Mail

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CHARLESTON, W. Va. (LEX 18) - A former postal worker in West Virginia pleaded guilty to stealing methamphetamine from a package that was heading to the Police Forensic Laboratory.  Turner Connolly, 25, of Charleston, entered his guilty plea to theft of mail by a postal employee.  On November 4, 2016, Connolly stole a package from the Marshall County Drug Task Force that was to be delivered to the laboratory. This package contained approximately 1.69 grams of methamphetamin... More>>

New Flu Resources Available

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) – Officials with the Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH), within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS), announce the availability of an online weekly influenza surveillance report used to gauge current flu activity circulating in Kentucky. This new public service is an example of the Cabinet’s priority to strengthen data collection and analytics and then to make the information more easily accessible. The Weekly Influe... More>>

Stolen Race Car, Trailer Found In Kroger Parking Lot

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WALTON, Ky. (WXIX) — A stolen race car and trailer has been found after a search in Northern Kentucky. Jeff Aslip said he's had success on the race track over the years, and with his new car, was moving into a new class that would have him traveling the country. That success was briefly paused after his car and trailer were taken. A reward of $4,000 was offered for the return of his vehicles. Thankfully, the car and trailer were both located in a Kroger parking lot. Poli...

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Shots Fired Leads to Crash

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) -  Lexington Police say shots fired at a vehicle overnight ended in a crash. Police responded to Richmond Road and New Circle around 1:45 a.m. after receiving reports about three different sets of shots fired. That's when officers spotted a crashed car in the Glens Freedom dealership on New Circle. The driver told police she was on Woodhill Drive when someone started shooting at her car. She sped off and ended up driving through a light post and int...

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Franklin Co. Escapee Recaptured

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FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)-- The man who deputies say escaped the Franklin County Regional Jail last week by posing as another inmate has been recaptured. Gregory Bowling, 44, of Manchester, was “inadvertently released” on Thursday at about 3 p.m. He was discovered missing when he failed to show for the jail’s daily 5 p.m. head count that same day, a deputy at the jail tells LEX 18. The jail, which went on lockdown after the escape, is now examining release...

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Attorney Turns Himself In On Felony Theft Charges

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COLUMBIA, Ky. (LEX 18) –  Kentucky State Police are currently attempting to locate a lawyer accused in a felony theft case. 71-year-old Danny Butler, of Louisville is wanted in reference to a Felony Extradition Authorization after he was indicted by the Larue County Grand Jury on October 16, 2017.  The warrant charges Butler with two counts of Theft by Deception over $10,000 and less than $1,000,000: a class C felony.  These charges are the re...

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Third Suspect Arrested In Murder Of Cumberlands Baseball Player

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WCNC) - A third arrest has been made in the death of a University of the Cumberlands Baseball player.  Zachary Finch was killed during a robbery after he attempted to buy a cell phone off the internet in June of this year. Zachary's brother Nicholas Finch told WCNC that Zachary was staying at their parent's house in Mint Hill for the summer. He said that Zachary was meeting people to buy a cell phone from the LetGo app when whoever he met attempted to rob him. ...

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Zappos Offers To Cover Funeral Costs For Victims Of Vegas Shooting

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LAS VEGAS (CNN) - The Las Vegas based retailer Zappo's has offered to pay for the funerals of all 58 shooting victims After the massacre, the Nevada-based online retailer started a fund to assist victims and vowed to match up to $1 million in donations. So far, it has raised more than $390,000 using the fundraising site CrowdRise. Now, the company is going to use their own funds to pay for the funerals of the October 1 mass shooting at the Route 91 music festival. "We cam...

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Woman Arrested For Sexual Contact With Inmate At Grant Co. Jail

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GRANT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) - A contract food services employee has been arrested for inappropriate sexual contact with a Grant County Jail inmate. Jail administrators say Shivon Fields was working at the jail when she went into a closet with a male inmate and had sexual contact with him. Authorities say her company, Kellwell Foods, only recently contracted with the jail at the end of September. Fields is charged with third degree sodomy.

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Injury Crash Reported At Leestown, Citation

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Update: The roadway is now clear.

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UA Basketball: Hogs Return Six Seniors As Rest Of SEC (Cal!) Looks To Topple Champs

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Kentucky opponents have trouble agreeing on what it takes to topple a program that annually brings in multiple future first-round NBA picks. Yet a few Southeastern Conference teams may have stumbled across a winning formula the last couple of years. Experience matters against the talented, but young Wildcats. “I’d take five first-round picks every day of the week, but not all of us get to have five first-round picks on our team,” South...

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Lincoln County Mother Charged With Abusing Infant

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LINCOLN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) -  A Lincoln County mother is in jail several months after her 4-month-old son was taken to the hospital with broken ribs.  19-year-old Kaitlin Adams of Crab Orchard was arrested Thursday morning. State Police say Adams and the child's juvenile father are responsible for the boy's injuries, which happened back in January.  According to court documents, the child had multiple bruises all over his body. He was taken to UK Hospital for t... More>>

Today Show Host's Parents Met At UK Basketball Game

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(NBC) - Savannah Guthrie revealed her Kentucky connection Thursday during the Today Show. 

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Burglar Shoots Self While Running From Police

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KENTON COUNTY, Ky. (WLWT) -Police in Kenton County are investigating after an alleged home burglar shot and killed himself. Around 5 p.m. Thursday, officers responded to a home on East 6th Street in Covington for a burglary in progress. The homeowner called police after witnessing the burglary on a home security system, police said. When they arrived, officers say the suspect ran when they got there prompting a chase. The man ran across the street and jumped a wall. ...

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Taylor County Escapee Found At Motel

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CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - A Louisville man who escaped custody while handcuffed in Taylor County is back in jail. Shawn Cochran, 35, was able to run away Monday evening while he was being transferred to the jail from Green County. He didn't make it very far. WAVE 3 News reports that police found Cochran Thursday afternoon at the Lucky Vista Motel in Campbellsville. He is back in custody. More>>

Quick Thinking Saves Teen's Life

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BOONE COUNTY, Ky (WKRC) A 15-year-old Northern Kentucky boy suffered serious injuries when a car hit and pinned him as he rode his skateboard, but thanks to a quick-thinking deputy, he's still alive. Deputy Ryan Strange only had seconds to act, grabbing a jack from the back of his SUV and rushing to a car. Strange's body cam was recording as he saw a 15-year-old boy lodged underneath of the car after being hit while riding his skateboard. "He was totally out of it. His rig...

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Berea College Students Rally Against Campus Sexual Assault

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BEREA, KY (LEX 18) - Dozens of students gathered on Berea College's campus Thursday night to show support for sexual assault survivors and protest recent changes made to Title IX guidelines by the Trump administration.  In front of a supportive group of peers, student after student shared their experiences of sexual assault.       "I myself am a victim of sexual assault, not only once, but multiple times," said Leticia Rodriguez as she shared publi...

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LEX 18 Digital Conversation - Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Resources

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Are you a hunter? Do you love the great outdoors? Do you know the outdoor and hunting rules here in Kentucky? Well, in today's Digital Conversation, Dia Davidson sits down with the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources to get all the answers and even some tips on making our time .. outside .. safe and fun.

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Elizabethtown Boy Sleeps For 11 Days

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LOUISVILLE, Ky (LEX 18) An Elizabethtown family said their second-grade son baffled doctors when he fell asleep and stayed asleep for 11 days.  Two weeks ago, little Wyatt was the life of the party at a relative's wedding when he was the ringbearer.  "He was awesome, he stole the show. He stole the last dance, he took the bride away from the groom," said Wyatt's mom Amy Shaw. But just 48 hours later, Wyatt wasn't able to stay awake. "I tried to wake him up...

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Facebook Post Brings Hope To Cold Case

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(LEX 18) A small town in rural Knox County gave an unidentified woman a funeral after a killer dumped her body in a refrigerator in 1985. Since that day, the woman has only been known as Red-Headed Jane Doe, but now she may finally have a name and a family.  Newspapers reported that Red-Headed Jane Doe was asphyxiated and her body tossed away. Without a name or known loved ones, the town of Barbourville adopted her and hundreds turned out for her funeral.  Now in 2017, Fac...

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Rockcastle Teen Dies In Dirt Bike Accident

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ROCKCASTLE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) - A 16-year-old boy has died after a dirt bike accident in Rockcastle County. Seth Barret was involved in the crash on Bowling Ridge Road on Tuesday. He succumbed to his injuries Wednesday night. Barret was a well-loved student at Rockcastle County High School.  School officials held an assembly this morning and allowed students to decorate Barret's parking space.  An avid fisherman, he was on the student's bass fishing team.  In cont...

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Fayette County Courthouse Restoration Continues

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LEXINGTON, Ky (LEX 18) The Fayette County Courthouse is on track to becoming the epicenter of downtown Lexington again.  The building is the fifth courthouse and was built in 1898. With the help of city and private sector funding, officials are making sure the historical building does not sit vacantly.  Project Manager Holly Wiedemann said that the goal is to pay homage to the courthouse's original design but to interpret it in a more contemporary way. ...

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Former Councilwoman Sentenced In Theft Case

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) - After pleading guilty to theft charges, former Lexington councilwoman Sasha Love Higgins will be sentenced Thursday. Higgins pleaded guilty in August to one count of identity theft and one count of theft of services under $10,000. The former councilwoman also pleaded guilty to three misdemeanor charges. The case is related to her former job as manager of a hotel. The investigation began with a report of identity theft back in early January. Court docum...

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Man Arrested On Rape, Sodomy Charges

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RUSSELL COUNTY, Ky (LEX 18) A Russell Springs man has been arrested on rape and sodomy charges. The sheriff's office said that 40-year-old Billy Joe Bennett was arrested just before noon on Thursday and charged with rape 1st degree and sodomy 1st degree after they say he admitted he raped a female child under the age of 12.  Bennett was lodged in the Russell County Detention Center. The investigation is ongoing.  More>>

Lexington Listed As One Of Trip Advisor's 14 Best Weekend Fall Getaways

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Trip Advisor has released a list of the 14 best eastern fall weekend getaways that are in New England and Lexington made the list. From mountain towns to riverside cities, Trip Advisor put together a list of the best places for people to go for a day or two. Also on the list is Bayfield, Wisconsin; Gatlinburg, Tennessee; Utica, Illinois, and Memphis, Tennessee. To see the entire list, click here. More>>

Preparing For the Next Big Earthquake

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(LEX 18) - Get ready to shake out! Today, a national earthquake preparedness drill will be held to raise awareness for proper safety techniques. You can register online and hold an earthquake drill at your school or place of business. Learn more at www.shakeout.org

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Arrest Made In Bardstown Vehicle Break-In, Fire

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BARDSTOWN, Ky (LEX 18) A man has been arrested in connection with a vehicle break-in and fire.  The video showing the crime was posted to the Bardstown Police Department's social media page Wednesday. the video showed a man breaking into the vehicle and setting it on fire.  On Thursday Shane David Helm was arrested and charged with wanton endangerment 1st, arson 2nd, burglary 3rd, fleeing or evading police 1st, operating on suspended/revoked operators license/ reckles... More>>

Man Pleads Guilty To Manslaughter In Death Of Jessamine Teen

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NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) - A man charged in the death of a Jessamine County teen pleaded guilty to manslaughter Thursday.

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Woman Sentenced To Seven Years In Drunk Driving Death

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LEXINGTON, Ky (LEX 18) On Thursday, a Lexington woman was sentenced in the drunk driving death of Robert Hatler.  Hatler was killed in a crash on Athens-Boonesboro Road in 2016. Witnesses say a car driven by Alexandria Rankin ran a red light and struck Hatler's truck.  Rankin addressed the court, saying that she hasn't had a drink since the crash. She wanted a witness to testify but the judge wouldn't allow it. The witness was an instructor of a DUI class. Her attorney ar... More>>

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  • Mississippi State 7 Kentucky 0

    Mississippi State 7 Kentucky 0

    Saturday, October 21 2017 4:39 PM EDT2017-10-21 20:39:45 GMT
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    Not a pretty start for UK.  Mississippi State owned the line of scrimmage.  On 4th and 13, Nick Fitzgerald runs 13 yards to the 12.  The big QB for Mississippi State puts his head down and takes it in from the three.  It's a 12 play 78 yard drove that takes 4:43. Nick Fitzgerald was 7 of 8 for 62 yards in the first quarter. Mississippi State leads after one quarter 7-0.
    Not a pretty start for UK.  Mississippi State owned the line of scrimmage.  On 4th and 13, Nick Fitzgerald runs 13 yards to the 12.  The big QB for Mississippi State puts his head down and takes it in from the three.  It's a 12 play 78 yard drove that takes 4:43. Nick Fitzgerald was 7 of 8 for 62 yards in the first quarter. Mississippi State leads after one quarter 7-0.
  • Towns' Double-Double Helps Edge Jazz

    Towns' Double-Double Helps Edge Jazz

    Saturday, October 21 2017 4:00 PM EDT2017-10-21 20:00:30 GMT
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    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Jamal Crawford couldn't even see the basket when he let the game-winning shot fly. Eighteen years in the league told him exactly where it was going.      Crawford scored all 17 of his points in the fourth quarter and hit a 3-pointer with 27.5 seconds to go that helped the Minnesota Timberwolves hold off the Utah Jazz 100-97 in their home opener on Friday night.      Andrew Wiggins had 21 points and Karl-Anthony Towns added 20 points and...
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Jamal Crawford couldn't even see the basket when he let the game-winning shot fly. Eighteen years in the league told him exactly where it was going.      Crawford scored all 17 of his points in the fourth quarter and hit a 3-pointer with 27.5 seconds to go that helped the Minnesota Timberwolves hold off the Utah Jazz 100-97 in their home opener on Friday night.      Andrew Wiggins had 21 points and Karl-Anthony Towns added 20 points and...
  • Davis, Cousins Both Post Double-Double In Loss To Warriors

    Davis, Cousins Both Post Double-Double In Loss To Warriors

    Saturday, October 21 2017 3:00 PM EDT2017-10-21 19:00:27 GMT
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    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - As quickly as Golden State's Klay Thompson pulled up for his seventh 3-pointer of the night, the Pelicans' packed, home-opening crowd stopped chanting, "Defense," and started looking for the nearest exits.      Thompson scored 31 points, Stephen Curry added 28 and the Golden State Warriors easily erased a 15-point first-half deficit en route to a 128-120 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday night.      "I felt ...
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - As quickly as Golden State's Klay Thompson pulled up for his seventh 3-pointer of the night, the Pelicans' packed, home-opening crowd stopped chanting, "Defense," and started looking for the nearest exits.      Thompson scored 31 points, Stephen Curry added 28 and the Golden State Warriors easily erased a 15-point first-half deficit en route to a 128-120 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday night.      "I felt ...
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