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Police: Bar Fight Leads To Stabbing

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)-- A bar fight in Lexington left two men injured, and another man behind bars. It happened just before 11 p.m. at the Malabu Pub and Grill on Surfside Drive.  Police say a drunken man got into some sort of disagreement with two other men at the bar. He then used a cane sword to stab one victim in the stomach before stabbing another. One victim was taken to the hospital with serious, but non-life-threatening injuries.  The other was treat...

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Soggy And Stormy Into The Weekend

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It's a static StormTracker forecast we're tracking with continued rounds of showers, strong storms & heavy rain tracking our way on and off Friday into Saturday. The severe storm threat remains low (a few storms with damaging wind possible) but the chance for torrential rain and localized flash flooding remains our primary threat. If you have any outdoor plans for the weekend make them for Sunday! This soggy, stormy pattern will briefly break late in the weekend with a chance to f...

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Dunk-A-Cop Returning To Richmond PD Tomorrow

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MADISON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)-- Officers with the Richmond Police Department are taking the plunge to help Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bluegrass. If your aim is good enough, that is. Officers will take part in a dunking booth from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the police station.  The Dunk-A-Cop event benefits the "Bigs in Blue" program, which recruits police officers to serve as mentors to local youth. This is the second year for the event, which is sp... More>>

Schnatter's Alma Mater Votes To Remove Name, Return Donation

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MUNCIE, Ind. (LEX 18)-- Ball State University will remove the name of alumnus and Papa John's founder John Schnatter from a business institute because of his use of a racial slur. School trustees voted 8-1 Thursday to remove the name from the Institute for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise and return money donated by the Schnatter Family Foundation. The vote came nearly two weeks after the trustees issued a statement Aug. 3 supporting Schnatter. The Schnatter Family Foundation a... More>>

Grandmother Of 2-Year-Old Lost In Woods For 30+ Hours Charged Again

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BULLITT COUNTY, Ky. (WAVE 3)-- A woman charged in connection to the disappearance of her granddaughter, has been charged again.   2-year-old Charlee Campbell went missing back in June. She was found more than 30 hours later, severely dehydrated and covered in ticks. Beth Campbell, the girl's grandmother, was charged with endangering the welfare of a minor, after admitting to using meth while watching her. That charge was later dropped because of a mistake in how it was f... More>>

3-Year-Old Traveled Alone In Lyft Due To A Misunderstanding

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)-- A woman says a misunderstanding with the driver of the ride-sharing app, "Lyft" caused a big scare Thursday morning.  "I missed the bus, so I turned back around to go back to the house," said Cynthia Parker. "And I called the Lyft to get picked up."  Parker says before she got home from the bus stop, the Lyft was already gone and so was her 3-year-old daughter.  She says her son thought it was his sist... More>>

Attorney General: OK To Post List Of Write-In Candidates

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky's attorney general says it is OK for election officials to post a list of certified write-in candidates at polling places. The opinion from Democrat Andy Beshear's office could give a boost to at least six current and former teachers running as write-in candidates for the state legislature. In Kentucky, votes only count for write-in candidates if the candidate files a letter of intent by the fourth Friday in October with the Secretary of State or the c... More>>

Court Orders New Sentence For Man Convicted By Former Victim

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky's Supreme Court has ordered a new sentencing trial for a man serving time for robbery because one of his previous victims unknowingly served on the jury that convicted him. Johnnie Ray Douglas was indicted in 2006 for robbing two cash advance businesses in Louisville. A prospective juror told the court he was the victim of a robbery while working as a bank teller in 1985 but said the ordeal would not bias him. He was seated on the jury, which convicted ... More>>

Pedestrian Hit, Killed By Train In Louisville

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE 3) - A pedestrian was hit and killed by a train Thursday night, the Louisville Metro Police Department confirmed to WAVE 3 News. It happened around 10:10 p.m. at the railroad crossing near Dixie Highway and Valley Station Road.  LMPD said the train's conductor saw the person standing on the tracks and tried to stop the train, but couldn't. The victim died at the scene. Police said the victim was a male in his 50s. He has not been identified. More>>

'Macy's Backstage' Making Debut This Weekend

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)-- Kentucky's first Macy's Backstage is opening in Lexington on Saturday. The new outlet will be located on the second floor of the Macy's location in Fayette Mall. You'll be able to find designer clothing at discount prices.  The grand opening event kicks off at 10 a.m. The first 200 customers will receive a scratch-off Macy's Backstage gift card.  There will also be gifts, prizes, music and more. More>>

Two Injured In Floor Collapse

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) - Crews are responding to a floor collapse in Lexington.

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Victim Identified In I-75 Crash

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LAUREL COUNTY, Ky (LEX 18) - The Laurel County Sheriff's office confirms that at least one person has died in a single vehicle crash on I-75.

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Pentagon Delays Trump's Veterans Parade Until At Least 2019

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WASHINGTON (AP) - The Defense Department said Thursday that the Veterans Day military parade ordered up by President Donald Trump won't happen in 2018. Col. Rob Manning, a Pentagon spokesman, said the military and the White House "have now agreed to explore opportunities in 2019." The announcement came several hours after The Associated Press reported that the parade would cost about $92 million, according to U.S. officials citing preliminary estimates more than three time... More>>

Ellis Safety Coalition To End

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MADISON COUNTY, Ky (LEX 18) The man behind the Ellis Safety Coalition says it is time to move forward. He spoke with LEX 18 on why he is ending the coalition, but continuing the mission behind it. In November 2015, David Gannon's life and the city of Richmond were changed forever. His wife was the victim of a robbery at the Gulf Station parking lot on Main Street. Officer Daniel Ellis was investigating that robbery when he was ultimately shot and killed. "We'll never forget Dan...

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Georgetown Family Remembers Elvis Presley's Death

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GEORGETOWN, Ky (LEX 18) On August 16, 1977, Elvis Presley died of heart failure in his Memphis home. One family in the Bluegrass tells LEX 18 that they will never forget the day, as they were standing just feet from Graceland.  Jim Horine and his daughter Cyndi Conn remember the day well. The family was in Memphis for a convention, so they decided to do some sightseeing and they couldn't pass up a trip to Graceland.  "I remember the gate started to open and I tho...

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2020 Breeders' Cup Heads Back To Lexington

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(Los Angeles Times) - The Breeders' Cup will continue to rotate the event between California and Kentucky through 2021. According to the Los Angeles Times, the race will come back to Keeneland in 2020. This year's race will run at Churchill Downs during the first weekend in November. Keeneland has not made an official announcement with the news.  The Los Angeles Times reports that the California-Kentucky rotation may change in the future as Laurel Park, a Stronach Group t...

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Woodford Co. High School Teacher On Administrative Leave

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WOODFORD COUNTY, Ky (LEX 18) A Woodford County High School teacher is on administrative leave, according to Superintendent Scott Hawkins. Hawkins said that the district received a report about a teacher at Woodford County High School and started an internal investigation Thursday.  He said that all appropriate agencies have been notified and the district is also conducting its own investigation. 

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Crews Still Cleaning Up After Woodford Co. Storm

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WOODFORD COUNTY, Ky (LEX 18) Crews are still cleaning up in Woodford County weeks after a big storm that knocked out power for days. The Woodford County Judge-Executive said that the damage is cleared in Midway, but crews are still working in Versailles and throughout the county. Crews said they are optimistic that the cleanup for the entire county will be finished in a week.  The storm damage did not cause any problems for the start of school, Busses were able to get kid...

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Authorities: Remains At New Mexico Compound Are Missing Boy

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - New Mexico forensic investigators announced Thursday that a highly decomposed body found at a desert compound in New Mexico has been identified as a missing Georgia boy whose father is accused of kidnapping him and performing purification rituals on the severely disabled child. Authorities believe the boy, Abdul-ghani died in February, when he was 3 and buried in an underground tunnel at makeshift compound in northern New Mexico. He had been reported missing ... More>>

Middle School Teacher Pleads Not Guilty To Another Count Of Sexual Abuse

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) - A middle school music teacher with Fayette County Public Schools has pleaded not guilty to an added charge of sexual abuse. Thomas Steuart pleaded not guilty in a Fayette County courtroom. The most recent charge follows the news of his arrest Wednesday. That arrest warrant states that the victim and other juveniles would go to Steuart's home to go swimming and watch movies. The victim said that while watching a movie at Steuart's house, he wa...

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Former Bath Co. Teacher Pleads Guilty To Sex Charges

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BATH COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)-- A former middle school social studies teacher has pleaded guilty to charges related to the sexual abuse of a 15-year-old girl. Darvin Andrew Crouch pleaded guilty to 8 counts of sexual abuse. Two charges of sodomy and raper were amended and dismissed. In 2017, the grandmother of the victim called the police to report that Crouch was involved with her grandchild. Another family member had a video of a conversation between Crouch and the juvenile. ...

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Antique Car Ride To Return To Kings Island

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MASON, Ohio (WLWT) — Antique cars are making a comeback at Kings Island, park officials announced Thursday. The original attraction was open at the park from 1972 to 2004. Today, the park announced that the cars will be returning in the spring of 2019. WLWT reports that the new exhibit will be called the Kings Mills Antique Autos. Guests will board replica classic touring cars and take a leisurely drive around a scenic track. The track is equipped with a small rail ... More>>

Colorado Man Arrested After Pregnant Wife, 2 Children Vanish

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FREDERICK, Colo. (AP) - A Colorado man has been arrested in connection with the disappearance of his pregnant wife and their two young children, authorities say, after previously telling media how upsetting it was to be alone in their normally bustling house after they vanished earlier this week. Chris Watts, 33, was taken into custody Wednesday, according to police in the town of Frederick, about 28 miles (45 kilometers) north of Denver. His 34-year-old wife, Shanann Watts, and thei...

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One Of The 'Property Brothers' Spotted In Kentucky

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(LEX 18)- One of the 'Property Brothers' has been spotted roaming around Kentucky. Photos and videos of Jonathan Silver Scott have been surfacing on social media. Wednesday, Scott was photographed in Whitesburg outside of the former Dawahare's.  On Thursday, eagle-eyed fans spotted him outside of Benham City Hall.  What Scott is doing in the Bluegrass isn't known and his brother Drew is nowhere to be seen. 

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Weed Killer Chemical Found In Some Popular Cereals, Granola

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(NBC News)- Some types of oat cereals, oatmeal, granola and snack bars are found to contain higher levels of a chemical found in the weed killer Roundup than what the environmental working group considers safe. The Environmental Working Group (EWG), an environmental organization that specializes in research and advocacy, conducted a study on 29 oat-based foods.  It found that all but five contained what is called potentially dangerous amounts of the main ingredient in Roun...

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The Queen Of Soul, Aretha Franklin, Has Died

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DETROIT (AP) - Aretha Franklin, the long-reigning "Queen of Soul" who sang with matchless style on such classics as "Think" and her signature song, "Respect," died Thursday at age 76, said her representative, Gwendolyn Quinn. The cause was advanced pancreatic cancer.

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Lightning Strike Causes Oil Leak

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HENDERSON COUNTY, Ky. (SurfKY)-- A Henderson County road was shut down more than an hour Wednesday after lightning struck a set of oil tanks. Surf KY News reports that Kentucky 351 in Zion reopened after 7 p.m. Wednesday night. The lightning strike caused some oil to leak out of the containment berm. Due to the oil leak, hydrogen sulfide was present in the air that caused hazardous conditions. When firefighters arrived, they smelled sulfur and shut down the road as a prec... More>>

Former Bus Driver Charged With Rape, Sexual Abuse

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UNION COUNTY, Ky. (WFIE)-- A former school bus driver has been charged with rape in Union County.  Kentucky State Police say Roger Dailey is charged with the rape and sexual abuse of a victim under the age of 12.  Troopers say a victim recently came forward, but the crime happened years ago.  They say this arrest comes after a nine-month investigation.  Officials in Gibson County, Indiana, say Dailey used to be employed as a school bus driver, but left earlier ... More>>

Guide To The Kentucky State Fair

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18)-- A one-stop guide to the Kentucky State Fair. Hyperlinks are available for additional information.  More>>

Daring Rope Rescue Caught On Camera

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CORBIN, Ky. (LEX 18)-- A daring rescue was caught on camera in Corbin, as firefighters pulled an unconscious man from a rocky creek. It happened between Lynn Camp Creek and the bridge on Roy Kidd Avenue Wednesday morning. Shortly after gathering to review a rope rescue technique they had been practicing, crews were called to put their new skills to use.  A man who was reportedly living under the bridge fell out of his bed, hit his head on nearby rocks, and became unresponsive....

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Mother Indicted On Felony Charges Following Alleged Hot Car Incident

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ESTILL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)-- A woman has been indicted on four felonies after being accused of leaving two children in a hot car. It happened in Richmond back in May. Police say witnesses heard two young kids screaming and sweating in a car. The temperature reportedly reached 137 degrees. 42-year-old Connie Arthur came out of a home and reportedly told officers she left the kids in the car because they were asleep and she didn't want to wake them. She's charged with two cou...

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Motion Activated Crosswalk Added To Transy's Campus

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)-- A big change is coming to Transylvania University's campus, namely the crosswalk on busy North Broadway. Flashing beacons have been added to the crosswalk between Third and Fourth Street, which are activated by a motion sensor whenever a pedestrian approaches the road. The crosswalk itself has also been narrowed, and the sidewalks have been changed to steer pedestrians to use the crosswalk. "With the new technology that we have, we're hoping that it's...

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Former Arkansas Gov. Among Passengers Quarantined On Plane At Nashville Airport

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NASHVILLE (WSMV)-- Passengers on board a flight from Los Angeles were quarantined when they landed in Nashville on Thursday morning. Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee was on the plane and tweeted about the incident at Nashville International Airport. American Airlines confirmed that medical personnel responded to "an ill passenger" on flight 1289. The airline said the passenger has been "cleared," and all passengers have been able to get off the plane. A spoke...

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Germany Approves Third Gender Option For Official Records

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BERLIN (NBC News)— Germany's Cabinet on Wednesday approved a third gender option for official records that will allow people to be registered as "diverse," complying with a ruling from the country's highest court. In November, the Federal Constitutional Court decided that people must be allowed to be entered in records as neither male nor female, ordering authorities either to create a third identity or scrap gender entries altogether. It ruled on a case in which a p... More>>

Publisher Of Lexington Herald-Leader To Step Down

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - The publisher of a newspaper in Kentucky announced Wednesday that he will be stepping down. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports Rufus Friday says he will remain in his position as publisher of the Herald-Leader until Sept. 14. He will be pursuing other opportunities in the Lexington area after being the newspaper's publisher since 2011. Friday has been in the news business for more than 30 years. He has led the Herald-Leader through a time of challenges and dig...

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Bevin Defends Pension Law In Hard-Hitting Speech

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Gov. Matt Bevin warned Wednesday that Kentucky's counties will be "screwed" financially if the state's Supreme Court invalidates a new pension law, saying that unchecked increases in pension obligations will "hammer the blazes out of your budgets." In a hard-hitting speech to a conference of local government officials, Bevin derided "small minds" and "petty people" as obstructionists, and took aim at the legal fight ... More>>

Family Safe After Home Catches Fire On Deer Crossing Way

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)-- A family is safe Thursday morning after a fire started in their home overnight. It happened around 4:20 a.m. at a home on Deer Crossing Way. Officials with the Lexington Fire Department say a child woke up and smelled smoke. He alerted his family and they were all able to get out safely. Crews quickly contained the fire to a spot on the second floor of the home. They are working to determine a cause. The home sustained minor damage.&n... More>>

2 State Park Golf Courses Closing Temporarily In Kentucky

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky officials say two state park golf courses will be closed temporarily to allow for re-seeding of greens. The Department of Parks says both courses are in western Kentucky. Parks officials say the 18-hole courses at Mineral Mounds State Park near Eddyville and Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park near Dawson Springs will close Aug. 20 for about four weeks. They say the greens will be re-seeded, and the courses are expected to re-open later this year. The ... More>>

Vaccine Deadline Extended In Jessamine County

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JESSAMINE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)-- Jessamine County Schools are extending the deadline to get the hepatitis a and meningococcal vaccines due to shortages. In a Facebook post, they say students who have yet to get the vaccines may attend school when they present a written confirmation of a future scheduled appointment from a doctor's office, health clinic, or the health department. The appointment date cannot extend past Aug. 31.  More>>

New Art To Bring Perspective To Memorial Hall Mural

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)-- We're learning more about a new piece of art in UK's Memorial Hall, a companion piece to a mural depicting slaves. Philadelphia-based artist, Karyn Olivier, was chosen to create the piece, which she has titled "witness," to add context to a controversial mural on campus. This comes after years of discussion about the other piece, which was painted in 1934, and includes enslaved Africans. The mural was covered, then there were plans to m... More>>

Fayette Co. Schools Employee Arrested On Sexual Abuse Charges

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LEXINGTON, Ky (LEX 18) An employee at Fayette County Public Schools has been placed on administrative leave after being charged with sexual abuse. The arrest warrant states that in 2018, the alleged victim said that Steuart had sexually abused him. The arrest warrant also states that the victim and other juveniles would go to Steuart's home to go swimming and watch movies. The victim said that while watching a movie at Steuart's house, he was inappropriately touched by Steu...

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Several Vehicles Involved In I-75 Crash

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LEXINGTON, Ky (LEX 18) Police and firefighters were called to a serious crash Wednesday evening on I-75.  It happened around 9:45 p.m. in the southbound lanes near mile marker 115.  Our crews said there were several vehicles involved and at least one ambulance was seen leaving the scene, but there is no word if anyone was seriously hurt.  I-75 southbound was down to one lane while crews cleaned up the crash.  There's no word yet on what may have c...

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2 Injured In School Bus Vs. Car Accident

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ERLANGER, Ky. (WLWT)-- Two people are injured after a car collided with a school bus Wednesday. It happened around 7:30 a.m at the intersection of Turkeyfoot and Misty Creek Drive.  Police told WLWT the driver of the school bus sustained minor injuries and was not taken to the hospital. The driver of the other car appeared to be at fault for the crash and was taken to the hospital, Erlanger Police Department Lt. Jon Sterling said. Officials said there were eight chi...

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Making A Difference: Anonymous Donor Shows Pendleton Co. Teachers Support

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PENDLETON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — An anonymous donor surprised 143 educators in Pendleton County for their opening day. It all started with an anonymous phone call.

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Suspect In Nicholasville Bank Robbery At Large

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JESSAMINE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)-- Police are looking for a man accused in a bank robbery. It happened Wednesday at Citizens Commerce Bank in Nicholasville.  Police say the suspect was last seen in the Shannon Parkway area fleeing the scene. Please call the police if you know this person. 859 885-9467. 

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Former Estill Co. Soccer Coach To Appear In Court

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ESTILL COUNTY, Ky (LEX 18) The Estill County High School girls and boys soccer coach who was placed on leave after an allegation he sent players sexually explicit photos will be in court.  Coach Andrew Hatton was put on leave Monday as KSP and school officials investigated, according to the Estill County Schools Superintendent Jeff Saylor.  He was arrested Tuesday and charged with five counts of rape, 3rd degree, two counts of prohibited use of electronic communic...

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Korean War Soldier's Remains Returning Home

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(LEX 18) After 70 years, a Kentucky family will have their chance to give their fallen hero a proper goodbye. 

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Signatures Needed To Get Tax Issue On Ballot

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LEXINGTON, Ky (LEX 18) There are about two weeks left to collect signatures for a petition to add Fayette County's School Safety Tax to the November ballot. When the tax was approved by the school board in July, Dan Rose got to work.  "It was like, wait a minute, that's going to affect a lot of people," said Rose.  The five cent property tax is estimated to bring in $13.5 million to help pay for numerous safety improvements at Fayette County Public Schools, but ...

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2 Accused Of Helping Man In Kidnapping

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PULASKI COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)-- Two men accused of helping a man in a Pulaski County kidnapping have been arrested.

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"Books On Board" For First Day Of School

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Wednesday was a big day in Fayette County as students headed to class to begin a new school year. Those riding the bus were greeted with a special surprise. All school buses in Fayette County are now rolling libraries.

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UPDATE: Man Faces Gun, Theft And Drug Charges After Chase Near EKU Campus

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MADISON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — A Richmond man is facing multiple weapons, theft and drug charges after police say fled a police stop near the Eastern Kentucky University campus. Police say 34-year-old Joshua A. Sparks was arrested Wednesday morning after a brief chase.

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Expungement Workshop To Be Held At Consolidated Baptist Church

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LEXINGTON, Ky (LEX 18) An Expungement Workshop is happening August 18 at Consolidated Baptist Church on Russell Cave Road. The workshop is to teach attendees how to clear a criminal record by learning more about criminal and administrative law, as well as statutory and local procedures. It will be from 9 a.m.- 12 p.m. in the choir room.  More>>

Trump Revokes Security Clearance Of Ex-CIA Director And Critic

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is revoking the security clearance of former CIA director John Brennan, who served in the Obama administration. White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders announced the decision at a White House briefing Wednesday, following through on the president's recent threat. Sanders is citing what she called Brennan's "erratic conduct and behavior" and accusing him of "lying" and "wild outbursts." She also... More>>

Estill Co. Schools Reacts To Coach's Arrest On Rape, Other Charges

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ESTILL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Estill County School officials issued a statement Wednesday afternoon reacting to the arrest of the high school's soccer coach on a variety of charges related to student-athletes, including rape. Andrew Hatton was put on leave Monday as Kentucky State Police and school officials investigated, according to the Estill County Schools Superintendent Jeff Saylor.  Hatton was arrested Tuesday and charged with five counts of third-deg... More>>

Sheriff: Laurel Co. Deputy Checked Out After Fentanyl Found In Cruiser

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LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — A Laurel County Sheriff's deputy was being checked for possible fentanyl exposure after the deadly narcotic was discovered in his cruiser. The Laurel County Sheriff's Office tells LEX 18 that the fentanyl found in the cruiser likely was left by suspect from an earlier arrest.

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Louisville Records 5th Hepatitis A Death, 9th Statewide

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) — Louisville health officials say another person has died of complication related to a hepatitis A infection. Dave Langdon at Louisville Metro Health says this marks the fifth fatality from the infectious disease in Jefferson County. 

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Lexington Residents Weigh In On City Hall Move

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)-- City residents are getting their chance to weigh in on the proposal to move city hall.  The county council heard public comments Tuesday night about the proposed move to the old Herald Leader building on Midland Avenue.  The plan includes major renovations, including a police station and parking garage.  People who support the plan urged the council to move forward, saying the new site would be convenient and transformative to the city....

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Police: Teen Faked Kidnapping To Get Money From Father

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CORBIN, Ky. (LEX 18)-- A woman was arrested after she allegedly faked her own kidnapping to get money from her father. Police say 19-year-old Abbygail Farley's father reported her missing Monday morning. On Tuesday, the father started receiving threatening text messages from Abbygail's phone, demanding $600 and saying if they don't get it, they'll hurt her. He started getting more texts, but from a different number, asking for $400 by a certain time, or they'll 'kill her.'&nbs...

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Couple Charged In Abuse Of 2-Month-Old

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CHRISTIAN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)-- Two people have been arrested in Christian County after allegedly abusing a 2-month-old child. Kentucky State Police received a call Sunday night, saying an infant had severe injuries consistent with abuse. Troopers say the toddler was taken to a local hospital in Hopkinsville, then later flown by helicopter to Vanderbilt University Hospital. 23-year-old Cassandra Hansley was arrested and charged with first-degree assault. Meanwhile, 24-year-ol...

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'Manafort And His Lies' At Heart Of Case, Prosecution Argues

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ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Paul Manafort lied to keep himself flush with cash and to maintain his luxurious lifestyle when his income dropped off, prosecutors told jurors Wednesday in closing arguments in the former Trump campaign chairman’s financial fraud trial. The government’s case boils down to “Mr. Manafort and his lies,” prosecutor Greg Andres said. “When you follow the trail of Mr. Manafort’s money, it is littered with lies,” Andre... More>>

Suicide Bomber Targets Shiite Students In Kabul, Killing Dozens

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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomber targeted students preparing for university exams in a Shiite neighborhood of Kabul on Wednesday, killing at least 48 people and wounding 67 in an attack blamed on the Islamic State group, officials said. The bombing was the latest large-scale assault on Afghanistan’s Shiite community, which has increasingly been targeted by Sunni extremists who consider Shiites to be heretics. It comes amid a particularly bloody week in Afghanist... More>>

Prison Inmate Dies, Started 15-Month Sentence 2 Weeks Ago

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PINE KNOT, Ky. (AP) - Authorities say a Kentucky federal prison inmate who started a 15-month sentence two weeks ago has died. The U.S. Department of Justice tells the Lexington Herald-Leader in a statement 55-year-old John Arthur died Monday after suffering life-threatening injuries. The Pulaski County native had been found unresponsive at the U.S. Penitentiary in McCreary County and died roughly an hour later at a hospital. The statement says the prison will investigate Arthur's d... More>>

LMPD: Toddler Taken To Hospital With Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE 3) - WAVE 3 News is reporting that a toddler has been injured in an accident involving a gun. According to the Louisville NBC affiliate, the shooting happened on South 32nd Street around 10:40 a.m. Police on scene tell media that the gun shot was self-inflicted. The child was transported to Norton Children's Hospital.  LEX 18 will update this story as more information is received.

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Police: Man Cited After Leading Horse With Car

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PRINCETON, Ky. (WHOP) - Police in Princeton cited a man who they say was using a vehicle to lead a horse down the street.  According to WHOP, officers receive a call that an automobile was leading the horse down West Market Street. They found Donovan Euton,30, who said he was moving the horse to a second location and that he could not get the animal inside of the trailer. Euton was cited for traffic violations and was taken into custody on an outstanding warrant.  More>>

Morehead Restaurant Not Identified In Hep A Case

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ROWAN COUNTY, Ky. (The Morehead News)-- A restaurant employee in Rowan County has tested positive for hepatitis a. Health department officials say the employee does not prepare food and has already been treated.  It's reported that the restaurant will not be identified because it is complying with instructions. The health director tells The Morehead News that, “If more of the public were to become sick and are tied to this location we will let everyone know immediately. ... More>>

Death Toll Hits 39 In Italy Bridge Collapse

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GENOA, Italy (AP) - Italian prosecutors on Wednesday focused their investigation into the Genoa highway bridge collapse on possible design flaws or inadequate maintenance, as the death toll rose to 39 and Italian politicians looked for someone to blame.MILAN (AP) - A bridge on a main highway linking Italy with France collapsed Tuesday in the Italian port city of Genoa during a violent storm, sending vehicles plunging 45 meters (nearly 150 feet) into a heap of rubble. 

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ICE Takes Into Custody Defendant In New Mexico Compound Case

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TAOS, N.M. (AP) - A judge's decision to allow the release of an extended family accused of child abuse at a ramshackle desert compound in New Mexico prompted a political uproar Tuesday by prominent Republican lawmakers. The controversy was stoked even further when court officials condemned threats of violence made against the judge who issued the ruling and evacuated several administrative court offices as a precaution. State District Court Judge Sarah Backus on Monday cleared the w... More>>

New Zealand Bans Foreigners From Buying Property

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(CNN Money)-- Buying a home in New Zealand just got a lot tougher for most people. The country's parliament on Wednesday passed a law banning foreigners from buying into most parts of its residential property market as the government seeks to cool red-hot house prices. The Overseas Investment Amendment Bill will prevent overseas investors from purchasing existing properties in New Zealand, but they will still be able to buy into new apartment complexes and certain other parts of the... More>>

Primaries Marked By Democratic Diversity, Trump’s Picks

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Democrats embraced diversity Tuesday in a primary night of firsts, while Republicans in Minnesota rejected a familiar face of the GOP old guard in favor of a rising newcomer aligned with President Donald Trump. In Vermont, Democrats rallied behind the nation’s first transgender nominee for governor. Minnesota Democrats backed a woman who would be the first Somali-American member of Congress. And in Connecticut, the party nominated a candidate who co... More>>

KDA Inspects Rides Before Start Of Ky. State Fair

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18)-- The state fair starts Thursday and that means lots of fair food, and fun rides. The Kentucky Department of Agriculture is making sure they keep riders safe. While most people at the fair will choose a ride based on the g-forces or the heights, the KDA's inspectors size up the rides in a much different way. They check every square inch of the rides and try to find trouble spots before any real trouble occurs, and make sure thrill seekers go home... More>>

Traffic Picks Up For First Day Of School, Move-In Day At UK

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)-- The day is here! Lexington kids will grab their backpacks and lunch boxes and head out to their first day of school. The start of the school year means things will be busy around the city. We'll be seeing a lot more yellow on the roadways in the coming weeks, as dozens of school buses hit the streets in the mornings and afternoons.  This year, Fayette County Public Schools has added a special new element for bus riders. They've turned t... More>>

UofL Announces $5M To Help Tree Study

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - The University of Louisville says it has received $5 million to help fund a study that looks at the connection between a green environment and human health. The school announced on Tuesday that the National Institutes of Health awarded the Green Heart project a $3 million grant over a five-year period and The Nature Conservancy awarded it a $2 million grant. The University of Louisville and its partners plan to plant thousands of trees, shrubs and grasses in u... More>>

Despite Warnings, New Immunization Requirements Catch Parents Off Guard

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BULLITT COUNTY, Ky. (WAVE 3)-- Hundreds of students in Bullitt County are not allowed to go back to school because they don't have the correct immunizations. Under a new state regulations all Kentucky students must have proof of having the hepatitis a vaccine by the first day of school.  Lesa Howell, the District Health Coordinator Bullitt County Public Schools,  says 300 students were out Monday for immunization issues.  But that number is expected to go down a... More>>

Treasurer For Non-Profit Accused Of Stealing Thousands

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RICHMOND, Ky. (Richmond Register)-- A man acting as treasurer for a Madison County non-profit has been charged with stealing from the organization. The Richmond Register is reporting that 52-year-old John Marshall is accused of taking more than $18,000 from the Friends of the Madison County Public Library. Marshall reportedly took over $12,000 in the form of checks to cash and deposit into personal accounts. The rest was allegedly taken through PayPal and Amazon charges t... More>>

Woman Hospitalized After Shooting At Lexington Apartment Complex

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)-- A woman is in the hospital after a shooting at a Lexington apartment complex. It happened just before 12:45 a.m. at the Ironwood Apartments on Cambridge Drive. Police say two rounds were fired into the apartment, with one bullet hitting a female victim in the hand. She was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.  Officials say a white Toyota Camry was seen speeding from the scene.  Police responded to calls of shots fired earlier in the day ... More>>

Remains Of Korean War Veteran Returning To Kentucky

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BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (LEX 18) - After almost 70 years, a Kentucky family is ready for a fallen hero to finally return home. Joe Elmore was declared "Missing in Action" during the Korean War, DNA from his sister matched his remains. On Wednesday, he comes back to Kentucky. Debbie Jo Bowlin lives in Bowling Green now, but her uncle grew up in Albany. Bowlin's mother was only 15 when her brother joined the service. Elmore was killed in combat in the Korean War in 195... More>>

Two Arrested In Felony Assault Investigation

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CHRISTIAN COUNTY, Ky (LEX 18) KSP received a complaint involving a two-month-old child with severe injuries on August 12, 2018, around 10:34 p.m.  The child was taken to a hospital in Hopkinsville then flown to Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee due to the severity of the child's injuries.  KSP detectives met with Vanderbilt CARE Committee in reference to the investigation. As a result, 23-year-old Cassandra Hansley was charged with one count of assau... More>>

Dozens Charged With Shoplifting In Richmond

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RICHMOND, Ky. (LEX 18) — Shoplifting is a crime that stores and police can't always catch. An organized retail crime unit spearheaded by Kroger has been active in different parts of Kentucky during the last year. This past week, they were in Richmond, which ended up being their most successful stop yet.

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Police: Driver Falls Asleep, Crashes Into Apartment Building

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)-- Residents of a Lexington apartment building got a scare Monday night after a vehicle crashed into one of the units. It happened just after 11 p.m. in the 2000 block of Cambridge Drive. Officials say the car crashed into a resident's bedroom, but luckily she was in the kitchen at the time. Police say the driver fell asleep. No charges have been filed. Traffic was not impacted, but Kentucky Utilities did have to temporarily shut off power to ...

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Scott Co. Couple Plead Guilty In Animal Abuse Case, Avoid Jail

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SCOTT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — A Scott County couple pleaded guilty Tuesday to 37 counts of second-degree animal cruelty. Brad and Michelle Lee avoided jail time in case, but the judge told them they prohibited from owning more than two dogs for the next two years. They also must pay fines and stay out of legal trouble or face more legal action. In March, animal control officers seized several animals from the couple's Sadieville farm. Officials confiscated alpacas, p...

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KSP Investigates After Possible Explosive Found Near Dead 19-Year-Old

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WHITLEY COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Kentucky State Police are investigating in Whitley County after a teenager was found dead with a suspicious device nearby. A 19-year-old man was found dead at his home on Peggy Lane outside of Corbin over the weekend. KSP is investigating the circumstances in which James King was found dead inside a trailer with one possible explosive nearby.

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Judge Tosses Pitino's Lawsuit Against Adidas

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(LEX 18) — A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed former Louisville men's basketball coach Rick Pitino's lawsuit against the apparel company Adidas. In a "memorandum opinion and order" signed by U.S. District Judge David J. Hale, the court dismissed Pitino's lawsuit, largely pointing to and endorsement agreement that requires arbitration instead of court action in disputes. In the suit, Pitino "alleges that Adidas knowingly or recklessly caused him emotional ...

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Wolfe Co. Animal Shelter Asking For Donations To Help Sick Dogs

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WOLFE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Officials with the Wolfe County Animal Shelter say they're angry after picking up two very sick dogs that were dropped off and left to fend for themselves. The two dogs, Bashful and Tripod, have very expensive vet bills, and the shelter is seeking donations from the community.

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Man Faces Trial In 25-Year-Old Lexington Rape Case

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Twenty-five years after it was alleged to have happened, a Lexington sexual assault case made its way into the court Tuesday. In 1993, a 13-year-old girl claimed she was talking with two men and was given alcohol and marijuana, before being held down and raped by both after walking home from a football game.

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District Partners With AAA To Launch Safe Driving Campaign During School Year

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — The clock is ticking. Wednesday is opening day for Fayette County Public Schools. As students head back to class, the city's traffic increases, so the district is launching a campaign to encourage drivers across Lexington to drive carefully. 

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Full Parole Board To Decide Fate Of Man Who Killed Harrodsburg Officer

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MERCER COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — The two-person parole board considering the fate of convicted cop killer John Paul Works on Tuesday decided to send his appeal to full nine-member board. Works was sentenced to life in prison with the chance of parole for the murder of Harrodsburg Officer Regina Nickles.

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LEX18TrafficTracker: Injury Collision Report On Red Mile Road

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) - Fire and police are responding to an injury collision on Red Mile Road. The multi-vehicle collision occurred at Red Mile and Versailles. The road is blocked, please avoid the area.  More>>

Police: Man Arrested While Looking For "Lost Light Saber"

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PIKEVILLE, Ky. (EKB) - Police in Pikeville arrested a man after receiving a complaint about an intoxicated man wandering the streets.  According to EKB News, Charles R. Blankenship was stopped by police on Scott Avenue. Upon arrival, police say Scott appeared to be under the influence of methamphetamine.  When asked why he was walking the streets of Pikeville, Blankenship allegedly told police that "he was looking for his light saber he had dropped the night befo... More>>

Road Construction Set For Man O War and Sir Barton Way

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Officials are advising motorists to be ready for construction delays at an intersection on the city's far southeast side. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says work at Man O War Boulevard and Sir Barton Way will be done Wednesday and Thursday from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. The work is part of the Highway Safety Improvement Program. The left turn lanes from Man O War onto Pleasant Ridge Drive will be closed during the work. More>>

Kentucky County Attorney, Accused Of Making Threats, Blames Politics

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky has ended a local elected official's contract to collect child support payments after determining he threatened to burn down the governor's home and "choke to death" a state employee. But a lawyer for Floyd County Attorney Keith Bartley called the accusations "baseless" and part of an "unprovoked and reckless attack" to punish Bartley for campaigning for Republican Gov. Matt Bevin's Democratic opponent in the 2015 elec... More>>

Report On Penn. Dioceses IDs Over 1,000 Victims Of Priest Abuse

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania grand jury says its investigation of clergy sexual abuse identified more than 1,000 child victims. The grand jury report released Tuesday says that number comes from records in six Roman Catholic dioceses. The grand jury says it believes the "real number" of abused children might be "in the thousands" since ...

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Inmate Dies At McCreary Federal Penitentiary

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PINE KNOT, Ky. (LEX 18) - An inmate at the satellite prison camp in Pine Knot was found deceased Monday. According to a release, inmate John Arthur was found unresponsive. He was transported to a local hospital for treatment of unspecified life-threatening injuries.  Aruthur was pronounced dead at 1 p.m. by hospital staff. No staff or other inmates were injured, and at no time was the public in danger. Arthur was a 55-year old male serving a 15-month sentence for Aiding a... More>>

Man Charged With Breaking Into Vehicles

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) - Lexington police have charged a man with stealing from multiple vehicles in the downtown area.  Travis Asher, 26, was arrested late last week and charged with four counts of theft from a vehicle, one count of theft of a controlled substance, and two counts of drug possession. Surveillance video helped identify Asher as a suspect, and he was found in possession of multiple items that had been reported stolen from car break-ins, including a victim’...

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Manafort's Defense Rests After Calling No Witnesses

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     ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) - Paul Manafort's defense rested its case Tuesday without calling any witnesses in the former Trump campaign chairman's tax evasion and fraud trial. Manafort himself chose not to testify.      The decision by Manafort's lawyer, Kevin Downing, not to call witnesses clears the way for the jury to hear closing arguments in the trial, now in its third week.      Manafort is accused of hiding millions of dollars in inco... More>>

Midwest Primaries Test Trump Appeal Against 'Blue Wave'

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Democrats are fighting to beat back Republican gains across the Midwest as the 2018 primary season roars through Wisconsin and Minnesota, two states where President Donald Trump’s appeal among working-class voters threatens to upend decadeslong political trends this fall and beyond. Tuesday’s primary contests for governor, the U.S. Senate and the House will measure the strength of Trump’s fiery coalition against the energy of the Democrati... More>>

Trump Campaign Takes Legal Action Against Omarosa

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s campaign is filing an arbitration action against former aide Omarosa Manigault Newman alleging breach of a secrecy agreement. A campaign aide tells The Associated Press that it is filing the claim with the America Arbitration Association in New York, claiming her explosive new book and media tour breached her 2016 confidentiality agreement with the campaign. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the person was not au... More>>

Bevin Angers Opposition With 'Drowning Victims' Comment

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) — Appearing on "The Brian Thomas Show" Tuesday morning, Gov. Matt Bevin referred opponents of pension reform as "drowning victims" who need to be "knocked out" for their own good. The governor was talking about the battle he has fought over Senate Bill 151. He told Thomas that the pension system had to be saved, but it was difficult when those affected by the bill continued to fight him.

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2 People Dead After A Crash On Georgetown Road

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)-- Two people have died in a three-vehicle crash in Fayette County.

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Prominent Jessamine County Builder Drowns In Lake Cumberland

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SOMERSET, Ky. (LEX 18) - A Nicholasville man has drowned after an accident at Lake Cumberland this weekend. Marion Jones, 55, reportedly fell off a boat into the water. The Pulaski County coroner's office confirms that an autopsy will be performed this morning. LEX 18 will update this story as more information is received.

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Raid At Warehouse In Michigan Connected To Arthur Ream Cold Case

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WARREN, Mich. (Click On Detroit) - Investigators in Detroit have carried out a raid Monday at a warehouse in Warren that was once owned by convicted killer Arthur Ream.  The raid is connected to the cases of multiple missing girls including 12-year-old Kimberly King, who went missing from Warren in 1979. Police told the NBC affiliate that the search warrant was to look for evidence dealing with King's case.  King's family is from Kentucky and her grandm...

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Bus Crash In Ecuador Kills 24 People, Injures 19

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QUITO, Ecuador (AP) - At least 24 people were killed and another 19 injured when a bus careened into another vehicle at high speed and overturned on a highway near Ecuador's capital Tuesday, local officials reported.

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Man Injured In Richmond Shooting, Suspect At Large

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RICHMOND, Ky. (LEX 18)-- A man is injured following a shooting late Monday night. It happened around 11:15 p.m. on Moberly Avenue. According to police, the suspect fired one shot and hit the victim in the leg as he was walking home. The victim hobbled home to his mother’s house where he called 911. He was taken to UK Hospital and is having surgery on his leg Tuesday. The victim told police he was on his way to Redi Mart and thinks he knows the shoot...

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KYTC Announces Changes To Driver's Licenses

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) - In order to comply with the Real ID act, Kentucky has announced changes coming to state driver licenses and other identification. In 2019, new security features will come into play. The IDs will have an extended shelf life of 4 - 8 years. One option will also provide a voluntary travel ID which will allow individuals to board domestic flights.  “Through a phased rollout starting in Jan. 2019 and rolling out statewide by spring, all KY identity cr...

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Cincinnati Zoo Offers Half-Admission This Weekend

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CINCINNATI (LEX 18)-- The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden is expressing its gratitude to Zoo visitors this weekend for their continued support. They are offering visitors half-price admission during Visitor Appreciation Days on Aug. 18 and 19. Tickets for kids and seniors will range between $6 and $10.50. For adults the price will range between $8.50 and $13. "Spend one of the final weekends of summer enjoying the best of the Zoo’s summer lineup... More>>

Utah Man Crashes Plane Into His Own Home

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(CNN)-- A Utah man died flying a Cessna 525 Citation Jet into his home, where his wife and her son were, early Monday, hours after he was arrested for domestic violence, police said. The incident began at American Fork Canyon, about 35 miles south of Salt Lake City, when the Utah County Sheriff's Office received calls about a domestic violence situation between Duane Youd and his wife on Sunday night, according to Payson Police Department spokeswoman Sgt. Noemi Sandoval. "They ... More>>

Pedestrians Injured In Crash Outside Parliament In London

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LONDON (AP) — A motorist crashed into pedestrians and cyclists near the Houses of Parliament in London on Tuesday, heightening tensions in a city that has seen four vehicle-based terror attacks in less than 18 months. Two people were hurt, but authorities said none of the injuries were life-threatening. Armed police swooped into the area, arresting the driver and cordoning off streets surrounding the heart of Britain’s government. Police appealed to the public to stay aw... More>>

14-Year-Old Boy Uses Legal Quirk To Run For Vermont Governor

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BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — One of the four Vermont Democrats seeking the party nomination to run for governor in the fall election isn’t old enough to vote, let alone drive. Ethan Sonneborn, 14, of Bristol, met the requirements to be on the primary ballot and is taking his place with the state’s more age-appropriate candidates on the Tuesday primary ballot, to say nothing of numerous candidate forums and debates. “I think Vermonters should take me seriously becau... More>>

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    Baker feeling healthy after missing all of 2017

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    Lexington, KY (LEX18) -- Everyone will be keeping their eyes on a very young Kentucky wide receiving corp in 2018. Of the 20 wide receivers listed on the roster, only two of them are seniors. David Bouvier, who was put on scholarship Monday night, and Dorian Baker. Baker has been on scholarship from the get go. However, health issues have kept him off of the field, limiting his chances to show what type of player he can be. The 6-foot-3 wideout missed all of 2017 with a signif...
    Lexington, KY (LEX18) -- Everyone will be keeping their eyes on a very young Kentucky wide receiving corp in 2018. Of the 20 wide receivers listed on the roster, only two of them are seniors. David Bouvier, who was put on scholarship Monday night, and Dorian Baker. Baker has been on scholarship from the get go. However, health issues have kept him off of the field, limiting his chances to show what type of player he can be. The 6-foot-3 wideout missed all of 2017 with a signif...
  • 2020 Breeders' Cup Heads Back To Lexington

    2020 Breeders' Cup Heads Back To Lexington

    Thursday, August 16 2018 6:38 PM EDT2018-08-16 22:38:34 GMT
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    (Los Angeles Times) - The Breeders' Cup will continue to rotate the event between California and Kentucky through 2021. According to the Los Angeles Times, the race will come back to Keeneland in 2020. This year's race will run at Churchill Downs during the first weekend in November. Keeneland has not made an official announcement with the news.  The Los Angeles Times reports that the California-Kentucky rotation may change in the future as Laurel Park, a Stronach Group t...

    (Los Angeles Times) - The Breeders' Cup will continue to rotate the event between California and Kentucky through 2021. According to the Los Angeles Times, the race will come back to Keeneland in 2020. This year's race will run at Churchill Downs during the first weekend in November. Keeneland has not made an official announcement with the news.  The Los Angeles Times reports that the California-Kentucky rotation may change in the future as Laurel Park, a Stronach Group t...

  • Ballard Linebacker Jared Casey One Of Several Future Division I Players Playing In Fort Harrod Bowl

    Ballard Linebacker Jared Casey One Of Several Future Division I Players Playing In Fort Harrod Bowl

    Thursday, August 16 2018 6:00 AM EDT2018-08-16 10:00:16 GMT
    Senior Jared Casey, a UK recruiting target, is one of the state's top 10 players but will be playing his first high school game Saturday night when Ballard faces Boyle County.Senior Jared Casey, a UK recruiting target, is one of the state's top 10 players but will be playing his first high school game Saturday night when Ballard faces Boyle County.
    Senior Jared Casey, a UK recruiting target, is one of the state's top 10 players but will be playing his first high school game Saturday night when Ballard faces Boyle County.Senior Jared Casey, a UK recruiting target, is one of the state's top 10 players but will be playing his first high school game Saturday night when Ballard faces Boyle County.
    By LARRY VAUGHT One of the top players in Kentucky will be playing in the Little Caesar’s Fort Harrod Bowl Saturday night in Harrodsburg — and it will be his first high school game.  Ballard linebacker Jared Casey will play against defending Class AAA state champion Boyle County in the bowl’s first game at 5 p.m.  The 6-3, 220-pound Casey already has 15 Division I scholarship offers, including Kentucky and Louisville, despite missing last season wit...
    By LARRY VAUGHT One of the top players in Kentucky will be playing in the Little Caesar’s Fort Harrod Bowl Saturday night in Harrodsburg — and it will be his first high school game.  Ballard linebacker Jared Casey will play against defending Class AAA state champion Boyle County in the bowl’s first game at 5 p.m.  The 6-3, 220-pound Casey already has 15 Division I scholarship offers, including Kentucky and Louisville, despite missing last season wit...
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  • Los Angeles mayor: Trump sows division, does 'racist things'

    Los Angeles mayor: Trump sows division, does 'racist things'

    Thursday, August 16 2018 3:41 PM EDT2018-08-16 19:41:41 GMT
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    (AP Photo/Richard Vogel). Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti talks during an interview with the Associated Press in Los Angeles on Thursday Aug. 16, 2018. Garcetti, who already has visited the important presidential states of Iowa and New Hampshire, told ...(AP Photo/Richard Vogel). Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti talks during an interview with the Associated Press in Los Angeles on Thursday Aug. 16, 2018. Garcetti, who already has visited the important presidential states of Iowa and New Hampshire, told ...
    AP Interview: Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, who is considering a 2020 presidential run, says President Donald Trump has done "plenty of racist things" to divide the nation while failing to deliver on health care...
    AP Interview: Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, who is considering a 2020 presidential run, says President Donald Trump has done "plenty of racist things" to divide the nation while failing to deliver on health care reform and other promises.
  • Slain Colorado mother painted rosy picture of married life

    Slain Colorado mother painted rosy picture of married life

    Friday, August 17 2018 2:14 AM EDT2018-08-17 06:14:31 GMT
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    (The Colorado Bureau of Investigation via AP). This photo combo of images provided by The Colorado Bureau of Investigation shows, from left, Bella Watts, Celeste Watts and Shanann Watts.  The Frederick Police Department said Chris Watts was taken into ...(The Colorado Bureau of Investigation via AP). This photo combo of images provided by The Colorado Bureau of Investigation shows, from left, Bella Watts, Celeste Watts and Shanann Watts. The Frederick Police Department said Chris Watts was taken into ...
    A slain Colorado mother whose 2 young daughters were also killed painted a rosy picture of married life.
    A slain Colorado mother whose 2 young daughters were also killed painted a rosy picture of married life.
  • Bishops request Vatican investigation as abuse crisis grows

    Bishops request Vatican investigation as abuse crisis grows

    Thursday, August 16 2018 5:23 PM EDT2018-08-16 21:23:07 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 6:18 AM EDT2018-08-17 10:18:44 GMT
    The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops is inviting the Vatican to play a key role investigating the scandal involving former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, who allegedly engaged in sexual misconduct with minors and...
    The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops is inviting the Vatican to play a key role investigating the scandal involving former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, who allegedly engaged in sexual misconduct with minors and adult seminarians.
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