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East Sixth Street House Fire

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)-- No one was injured in an early morning Lexington house fire. It happened around 4 a.m. on East Sixth Street...

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80s Keep Rolling

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If you think it's unusually warm out there you're right on the money. Our consistent, above average & record warmth continues through the end of the month! Expect consistent highs in the low to mid 80s even with rising chances for showers & storms for your long Memorial Day weekend. Lexington has already racked up its warmest May on record and we're taking a shot at the most 80°+ days in the month of May as well. Any pools open yet?!

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Caretaker Accused Of Stealing Money From Disabled Patient

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)-- A caretaker is in jail accused of stealing from the man she was assisting. According to an arrest warrant, 42-year-old Glenda Moore allegedly withdrew cash from an ATM using the man's debit card. The victim had given Moore his card so she could make food and personal item purchases for him, as he has a physical impairment. After a time in the VA Hospital earlier this year, he noticed unauthorized transactions totaling nearly $1,750. Moore, who w...

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Man Injured In Alleged Drive-by Shooting

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)-- A man is recovering in the hospital after being shot in Lexington. It happened just before midnight Wednesday on Daniel Court off Village Drive. Police say they received several calls of multiple shots fired in the area just after 11:30 p.m. Once on scene, they saw a man in his 30s who had been shot in the hand as he was walking down the road. The victim told police someone inside a white car driving by fired shots at him. Police say they found a couple ...

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Driver Arrested In Old Richmond Road Accident

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)-- A driver is facing a DUI charge after crashing into a fence and tree on Old Richmond Road. Police say a woman wrecked just a few miles past Delong Road about 12:30 a.m. Thursday morning. The road was shut down for a couple hours to clear the scene. The driver was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

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Jefferson Co. District Court Judge Candidate Dies Hours After Winning Primary

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LOUISVILLE, Ky (WAVE 3/Courier Journal)  Less than 24 hours after winning the primary race, an attorney running for Jefferson County district court judge has died.  WAVE 3 News reports that Attorney Danny Alvarez was a candidate for Kentucky District Court 30 Division 9 court judge. He was supposed to face Tanisha Ann Hickerson in November.  Exact details of his death have not been released, but the Courier Journal cites the candidate's campaign manager, Jon...

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North Korea Demolishes Nuke Test Site With Series Of Blasts

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PUNGGYE-RI, North Korea (AP) - North Korea carried out what it said is the demolition of its nuclear test site Thursday, setting off a series of explosions over several hours in the presence of foreign journalists. The explosions at the nuclear test site deep in the mountains of the North's sparsely populated northeast were centered on three tunnels at the underground site and a number of buildings in the surrounding area. The planned closing was previously announced by leader Kim J... More>>

North Korea Slams Pence As Summit With Trump Grows Shakier

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TOKYO (AP) — North Korea has lobbed another verbal salvo at Washington ahead of an increasingly embattled plan for its leader, Kim Jong Un, and President Donald Trump to meet next month, calling Vice President Mike Pence a “political dummy” and saying it is just as ready to meet in a nuclear confrontation as at the negotiating table. The outburst at Pence, issued in the name of a top Foreign Ministry official, comes on the heels of another sharp...

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Foundation Wants Permanent Memorial For Fallen EMS Workers

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)-- Kentucky's fallen emergency medical services workers were honored with a candlelight vigil Wednesday night.  Friends, families, and current EMS workers gathered in Frankfort at the Kentucky Fallen Firefighter Memorial site to honor the lives of the 29 Kentucky EMS workers who have died in the line of duty.  Currently the state has memorial sites for fallen officers and firefighters, but no permanent site for fallen EMS workers. But the found...

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Community Gathers At Lexington High School For Bullying Rally

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)-- A group of teens and their families gathered at Lexington Catholic High School on Wednesday night with one message in mind... "it's over now -- stop the bullying." The rally was hosted by a former Lexington police chief, along with a victim of bullying. Former Police Chief Anthany Beatty and his wife Eunice gathered the crowd last night to inspire teens to be more empathetic toward others.  The couple hopes to inspire teens to also say ...

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FDA Warns Teething Medicines Unsafe, Wants Them Off Shelves

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WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal health officials warned parents Wednesday about the dangers of teething remedies that contain a popular numbing ingredient and asked manufacturers to stop selling their products intended for babies and toddlers. The Food and Drug Administration said that various gels and creams containing the drug benzocaine can cause rare but deadly side effects in children, especially those 2 years and younger. The agency has been warning about the products for a decade b... More>>

Police Apprehend Man Accused Of Shooting At Mount Vernon Officer

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MOUNT VERNON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Police tell LEX 18 that they have apprehended a man who allegedly shot at a Mount Vernon police officer Tuesday night after a vehicle chase, and then got away.

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EKB News: Conn Reaches Deal With Prosecutors

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LEXINGTON, Ky (EKB- News) EKB News is reporting that former social security attorney Eric C. Conn filed a motion saying that he has reached a deal with prosecutors.

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Herrington Lake Water Level Low

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GARRARD COUNTY, Ky (LEX 18) The Kennedy Mill Bridge, which is over 90-years-old, is closed as crews work on a replacement, but for construction to continue, Kentucky Utilities had to drop the water level at Herrington Lake from about 740 feet above sea level to around 720.  This means that people cannot use most boat ramps at the lake.  The marinas are staying open for boaters already on the lake. KU tells LEX 18 that they have permission from the construction com... More>>

Royal Wedding Bishop Preached In Winchester In 2016

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — If you were watching the royal wedding, you may have seen a face familiar to some in Kentucky. Amid the excitement of the royal wedding between Prince Harry and American Meghan Markle, the Episcopal Diocese of Lexington was proud to see its presiding bishop front and center at Windsor Castle. 

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Corinth Still Without Water

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GRANT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Nearly 1,000 households in the city of Corinth continue to be without running water. It is a problem which dates back to last weekend.

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Teachers Win Primary Races

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(LEX 18) Teachers chanted "We'll Remember In November" on the steps of the Capitol while protesting pension reform and school budget funding, inspiring some educators to run for office. Tuesday night, 12 of the 20 educators who ran won their primary. One of those even ousted the House Majority leader. R. Travis Brenda is a high school math teacher at Rockcastle County High School. "I felt it was a calling. And it was not based on just the pension issue, it r...

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14-Year-Old Killed In Bicycle Accident

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MARTIN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) - A 14-year-old boy has died in a bicycle accident in Martin County. According to sheriff's officials, the child was found early this morning in Poplar Fork Road in the Beauty community. Details about what led up to the crash or the identity of the young child have not been released. LEX 18 will update this story as more information is received. 

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Police Seek Leads On Shooting Death Outside Lexington Bar

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — After a man was shot to death last Saturday outside of the Office Lounge, the owner tells LEX 18 that he is working with police and hopes the shooter is caught.

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Powell County Goes Wet, Reports 47 Percent Voter Turnout

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POWELL COUNTY, Ky (LEX 18) - Powell County voted in favor of alcohol sales Tuesday and reported an extremely high voter turnout.

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Judge: Lawyer Can't Represent Man In Death Penalty Case

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SCOTTSVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A Kentucky judge says a lawyer must stop representing a defendant in a death penalty case after the client's money ran out and the lawyer sought state help paying for expert examinations and testimony. The Bowling Green Daily News reports Allen County Circuit Judge Janet Crocker on Tuesday cited a Kentucky Supreme Court decision that says indigent defendants can get state funds for trial preparation, but must accept a public defender. Timothy Madden is charge...

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Williamsburg Police Offer To Increase Security At University Of The Cumberlands

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WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. (LEX 18) – University of the Cumberlands and the Williamsburg Police Department have signed an agreement allowing officers to be stationed on UC’s campus to act as school resource officers for the University. The Williamsburg City Council unanimously approved the agreement in a recent meeting. These officers will be full-fledged members of the police department and will abide by the department’s policies and procedures. They will also re... More>>

Judge: President Can't Block Critics On Twitter

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NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge in New York says President Donald Trump violates the First Amendment by blocking critics on Twitter for political speech. Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald in Manhattan issued the written decision Wednesday. In ruling, she said no government official — including the president — is above the law. The case was brought last July by the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University and seven individuals blocked by Trump after cr...

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Man Sentenced In August Murder

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POWELL COUNTY, Ky (LEX 18) A Powell County man accused of killing a man with a hammer and then living with the body in his apartment has been sentenced for a lesser charge.  Police said that Jeremiah Vaught hit 22-year-old Josh Ross in the head with a hammer. Vaught was arrested in October and charged with murder, evidence tampering and abuse of a corpse.  He's also charged with trying to hide the hammer and a knife.  His murder charge was downgraded to manslaughter,... More>>

Kushner Security Clearance Restored, Met With Mueller Team 2nd Time

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(CNN) — President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, had his White House security clearance restored Wednesday, a person familiar with the matter said, after months of uncertainty stemming in part from his role in the ongoing investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller. Kushner was stripped of his interim clearance in February amid an overhaul of proceduresgoverning access to the nation's most sensitive secrets following the resignat... More>>

Juvenile Indicted In Homicide Of Lafayette Student

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)-  A Lexington teen has been indicted in the murder of a 15-year-old Lafayette High School student earlier this year. According to an indictment, 16-year-old Malachia Rashon Jackson was charged in the homicide of Kevin Olmeda-Ortiz in February. Olmeda was found shot on Garden Springs Drive after neighbors reported hearing several pops.  It was one of three homicides in a span of six hours in the city. Detectives say the suspect and victim were acqua... More>>

Beshear Calls On Federal Lawmaker To Increase Penalties On Drug Manufacturers

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) – Attorney General Beshear is asking federal lawmakers to pass legislation that significantly increases the size of fines levied against irresponsible drug manufacturers. The legislation would increase the civil penalty from $10,000 to $100,000 per violation and doubles the maximum criminal penalty from $250,000 to $500,000 per violation for drug manufacturers who fail to legally report suspiciously large volumes of their drugs to state and federal ... More>>

Gov. Bevin Appeals Higher Tax Value On Mansion, Land

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ANCHORAGE, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin is appealing the valuation of his mansion and the 10 acres (4 hectares) where it sits, in the latest chapter of the yearlong debate over whether he and his wife got a sweetheart deal to purchase the home. The Courier Journal reports Bevin's attorney filed an appeal of the $2.9 million valuation on Tuesday. That value set by an outside appraiser for the Jefferson County Property Valuation Administrator's office last month is $1.3 million ...

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US Employee In China Reports Strange Sounds, Pressure

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BEIJING (AP) — A U.S. government employee in southern China reported abnormal sensations of sound and pressure, the State Department said Wednesday, recalling similar experiences among American diplomats in Cuba who later fell ill. In an emailed notice to American citizens in China, the department said it wasn’t currently known what caused the symptoms in the city of Guangzhou, where an American consulate is located. “A U.S. government employee in China recently re... More>>

Associate Pastor Indicted On Sex Abuse Charges

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LEWISBURG, Ky. (News Democrat & Leader) - An associate pastor and bus driver for Focus Church in Lewisburg has been indicted on five counts of first-degree sex abuse. According to the News Democrat and Leader, Willie White, 60, was indicted after he allegedly touched the buttocks of a 16-year-old girl. The jury also indicted White during the same time period for subjecting two more victims to sexual contact. One when he allegedly touched a 15-year-old's vagina for ... More>>

NFL Bans Players From Kneeling During National Anthem

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(NBC News) - The NFL has approved a new policy to forbid players from kneeling during the National Anthem. The new policy will allow players to stay in the locker room, but they must stand if they are on the field. LEX 18 will update this story as more information is received. JUST IN: NFL approves new national anthem policy: "All team and league personnel on the field shall stand and show respect for the flag and the Anthem." pic.twitter.com/434GdnEUUu — NBC Ne...

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Clark County Employee Fired Following Fraud Investigation

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CLARK COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18/Winchester Sun)--  An employee of Clark County who was accused of writing 29 fraudulent checks and depositing them into her personal account has been fired.

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Just In Time For Pool Season, KFC Releases Colonel Sanders Float

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) - Just in time for your summer pool days, KFC has released a pool float that will definitely inspire conversation and maybe a craving for chicken.  To kick off Memorial Day weekend a little early and celebrate summer, KFC today opened a sweepstakes to enter for a chance to win the summer's must-have pool float: the limited-edition KFC Colonel floatie. In the likeness of Colonel Sanders and in the shape of a ridable raft, the KFC Colonel floatie... More>>

Bevin Receives Confirmation Of SBA Disaster Loans

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) - Gov. Matt Bevin has issued a statement after the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has approved disaster assistance loans for the severe storms and heavy flooding that affected the Commonwealth from Feb. 21 through March 21, 2018. The SBA will make low-interest disaster loans available to homeowners, renters and businesses who sustained damage during the approved time period. “We are grateful to the U.S. Small Business Administration for making... More>>

INTERACTIVE: Unintentional Drowning Statistics

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (CDC)-- With pools opening this weekend, it's a good time to discuss drowning risks and prevention.  Every day, about ten people die from unintentional drowning. Of these, two are children aged 14 or younger. Drowning ranks fifth among the leading causes of unintentional injury death in the United States.

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Suspect Wanted In Versailles Armed Robbery

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WOODFORD COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)-- Police are searching for the suspect in a gas station robbery. It happened around 1:20 a.m. Tuesday at the Marathon Gas Station on Lexington Road in Versailles. Police say a male subject entered and displayed a weapon demanding cash from the clerk. The subject is described as a heavy set white male approximately six feet tall with strawberry/blonde hair and mustache, wearing a black Adidas cap, a black Russell Athletic shirt, dark swea... More>>

US Sales Of New Homes Slipped 1.5 Percent In April

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Sales of new U.S. homes fell 1.5 percent in April, held down by a shortage of affordable houses in the most desirable areas and sharp pullback in purchases in the western United States.

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FBI Raids Home, Storage Unit Of Ex-Ohio House Speaker

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Federal agents are searching former Republican Ohio House Speaker Cliff Rosenberger's home in southwest Ohio and a nearby storage unit. An FBI spokesman confirmed Wednesday that the agency was "conducting law enforcement activities" in the area. Rosenberger resigned from the House last month after saying he was aware the FBI was asking questions about his activities and that he'd hired criminal defense attorney David Axelrod. The FBI is sai... More>>

#ThinkBeforeYouPost: FBI Raises Awareness On School Threat Hoaxes

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(LEX 18)- The FBI is launching a campaign to educate the public on the consequences of posting hoax threats to schools and other public places.

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Pothole Repairs Underway In Lexington

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Crews are out in force across Fayette County repairing pothole damage to roadways. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet's Department of Highways said repairs are being made today along Newtown Pike (Kentucky Highway 922) between Nandino Boulevard and Stanton Way. Work is also being done on Paris Pike (U.S. Highway 27) between Kingston Pike and the Fayette-Bourbon County line. The work was expected to last until 3:30 p.m., officials said. ...

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Local Talent, Bourbon To Take Over Entire Stage At Forecastle Festival

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Forecastle Festival’s renowned Port Stage, presented by WFPK, will take on a whole new vibe in 2018, dedicated to local musical acts, special Fireside Chats, presented by Liquor Barn, featuring the rock stars of the bourbon industry, and up-close experiences with select national artists. Acclaimed Louisville Orchestra Music Director Teddy Abrams has curated an all-local lineup for Forecastle’s WFPK Port Stage, featuring an array of performances... More>>

Lexington’s First-Ever Citizens’ Environmental Academy Class Graduates

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LEXINGTON, Ky. — On Saturday, May 19, the inaugural class graduated from the Citizens’ Environmental Academy, and the Class of 2019 began the program. The year-long program is presented by Lexington's Department of Environmental Quality and Public Works (EQPW), and is designed to engage Fayette County residents in environmental issues related to the department’s work. For the first six months, participants meet one Saturday a month for talks, tours and hands-o... More>>

City Looks For Answers After Zombie Alert Sent To Residents

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LAKE WORTH, Fla. (AP) - Officials say they still don't know who sent a "zombie alert" to residents of a Florida city following a power outage. Lake Worth spokesman Ben Kerr says an independent investigation is underway to determine who was behind the message sent to some 7,880 customers during a 27-minute power outage Sunday. During the city's own investigation, Kerr says officials determined that no current or former employees edited the pre-prepared message to inclu... More>>

Family In Need After Car, Child's Wheelchair Stolen From Driveway

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)  - A Lexington mother is scrambling after her vehicle was stolen right out of her driveway. Her only mode of transportation was taken...but so was her three-year-old daughter's. The child's wheelchair was also inside the Jeep. Felita Gamble's Monday was ruined after she came out to her vehicle missing from in front of her home.  "I got up to go to work and I come out to get ready to get in my car to take my kids to daycare and my car was gone,...

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Trump Seethes Over Russia Probe, Calls For End To 'SPYGATE'

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump escalated his efforts to discredit the Russia investigation Wednesday, saying the FBI has been caught in a “MAJOR spy scandal” over their use of a secret informant to determine whether some of Trump’s campaign aides were working with Russia ahead of the 2016 election. “SPYGATE could be one of the biggest political scandals in history!” Trump said in an early morning Twitter tirade. Trump and his GOP support... More>>

Philip Roth, Fearless And Celebrated Author, Dies At 85

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NEW YORK (AP) — Philip Roth, the prize-winning novelist and fearless narrator of sex, death, assimilation and fate, from the comic madness of “Portnoy’s Complaint” to the elegiac lyricism of “American Pastoral,” died Tuesday night at age 85. Roth’s literary agent, Andrew Wylie, said that the author died in a New York City hospital of congestive heart failure. Author of more than 25 books, Roth was a fierce satirist and uncompromising realist... More>>

Daniel Boone National Reminds Tourists To Pick Up Their Litter

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LONDON, Ky. (LEX 18) - As summer quickly approaches, rangers at the Daniel Boone National Forest want to remind campers and tourists to clean up after themselves. "With the summer season right around the corner, we'd like to remind folks to "Lend a Hand - Care for the Land!" just like Woodsy Owl," reads the post shared with photos of littered campsites,  "sights like this can ruin a day playing in the lake, hiking on a trail, or simply driving to enjoy t... More>>

The Post Office Is Making Scratch-And-Sniff Stamps

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(TODAY)-- Americans can peel their stamps and smell 'em, too, with the U.S. Postal Service's release of its first scratch-and-sniff stamp collection June 20. Sadly for sweet and sour food lovers there aren’t any pickles in the bunch, but customers can choose from one of 10 First Class Mail Forever stamps that feature frozen treats for summer, with each priced at 50 cents. Margaret Berg of Santa Monica, California, created the watercolor illustrations for the stam... More>>

Gorton, Bastin Earn Right To Run Off In Lexington Mayoral Race

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Linda Gorton and Ronnie Bastin have won the right to face off in November in the Lexington mayoral race.

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McGrath Wins Democratic Nomination For 6th District, To Face Barr In November

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) — Amy McGrath, a former Marine fighter pilot, has won the Democratic nomination for the 6th Congressional District.

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Man Arrested In Connection To March Shooting

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)-- A man has been arrested after police say he shot his girlfriend. The shooting happened early in the morning of May 5 on Georgetown Street. Police say 44-year-old Mark Dixon got into an argument with his girlfriend out on the porch of her house. The victim told police Dixon punched her in the face then shot her in the leg. Dixon was arrested Tuesday and charged with first-degree assault, theft by unlawful taking, and possession of a handgun by a ...

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Grimes: Statewide Voter Turnout Approximately 23.54%

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(LEX 18) All counties have reported their unofficial totals for Kentucky's Primary Election and based on that information, the office for Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes announced that statewide voter turnout was approximately 23.54%. The State Board of Elections will meet to certify vote totals for the Primary Election at 9 a.m. ET on June 5. The deadline to request a recanvass in any race is May 29 at 4 p.m. local time. Requested recanvasses will be ...

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Elwood Caudill Jr. To Face Kim Davis For Rowan Co. Clerk

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ROWAN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) - In a passionate race that drew national attention, Elwood Caudill Jr. has won the right to run against embattled Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis.  Caudill Jr. ran against Davis in the Democratic primary in 2014 and lost by 23 votes. He has worked in the County Property Valuation Office for the last 20 years. He defeated one of the most popular names in the race, David Ermold. In 2015, Ermold was denied a marriage license b...

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US, South Korea Work To Keep North Korea Summit On Track

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and South Korea are laboring to keep the highly anticipated U.S. summit with North Korea on track, even after President Donald Trump abruptly said “there’s a very substantial chance” it won’t happen as scheduled. South Korean President Moon Jae-in reminded Trump Tuesday of the sky-high stakes, saying, “The fate and the future of the Korean Peninsula hinge” on the meeting. The June 12 summit, planned for Si... More>>

139 Calls Reported To State Election Law Violations Hotline

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FRANKFORT (LEX 18) — As of 7:07 p.m., 139 calls were reported to the state's election fraud hotline Tuesday night. 

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Plaque For Fallen Kentucky Highway Patrol Officers Unveiled

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP)-- Fallen Kentucky State Police troopers and officers have been remembered in a wreath-laying ceremony and memorial service.      In addition to the service at the agency's Training Academy in Frankfort, Commissioner Rick Sanders unveiled a plaque bearing the names of six highway patrol officers who died in the line of duty in the 1930s and '40s. The highway patrol was the predecessor to state police prior to 1948. The plaque will be permanently insta... More>>

Longtime Franklin Sheriff Loses In Democratic Primary

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FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)-- Longtime sheriff Pat Melton is dealing with a loss Wednesday morning after he did not get re-elected in Tuesday's Democratic Primary. 

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The Latest: Paul Walker Wins 1st District Democratic Race

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - The Latest on Kentucky's primary election Tuesday (all times local): 8:55 p.m. An English professor at Murray State University has won the Democratic nomination in Kentucky's 1st Congressional District. Paul Walker defeated Alonzo Pennington in the Democratic primary on Tuesday. He will face Republican U.S. Rep. James Comer in the November general election. Walker is a former U.S. Forest Service firefighter who says he is committed to "environmental jus...

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Barr Easily Wins GOP Nomination In 6th District, To Face McGrath In November

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(AP/LEX 18) — Republican U.S. Rep. Andy Barr has easily won the GOP nomination in Kentucky's 6th Congressional District ahead of what's likely to be an intense re-election campaign in November. Barr defeated businessman Chuck Eddy on Tuesday. He will face former Marine fighter pilot Amy McGrath in November. McGrath beat Lexington Mayor Jim Gray and state Sen. Reggie Thomas. Democrats are targeting Barr's seat as they try to win a majority in the House of Representatives. ...

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Kentucky Democratic Party Releases Statements

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) - The Kentucky Democratic Party has released a statement on the state's primary elections. “The primary results tonight show Kentuckians are energized. The fact that Republican incumbents such as former House Floor Leader Rep. Jonathan Shell and others were unseated tonight shows Kentuckians are ready for the change we need in our state,” Kentucky Democratic Party Chair Ben Self said. The war on public education and the working class, the back... More>>

Teacher Defeats Kentucky House Majority Leader In Republican Primary

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ROCKCASTLE COUNTY, Ky. (AP) - A high school math teacher has defeated the House majority floor leader of the Kentucky House of Representatives in an election that comes following a wave of education protests at state Capitols. Travis Brenda narrowly defeated state Rep. Jonathan Shell on Tuesday to win the Republican nomination for House District 71. Two years ago, Shell was credited with helping orchestrate the first GOP takeover of the state House of Representatives in nearly 1... More>>

Cohen Partner Pleads Guilty In Deal Requiring Cooperation

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NEW YORK (AP) — A longtime business partner of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, has pleaded guilty to tax fraud in a deal that requires him to cooperate in any ongoing investigations. New York City taxi magnate Evgeny Freidman entered the guilty plea on Tuesday at a court in Albany. A person briefed on the plea deal says Freidman agreed to cooperate with federal or state authorities. The person wasn't authorized to publicly discuss the case and sp...

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Making A Difference: "Giving Grace" Project Giving Away New Dresses Today

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) -What girl doesn't love to get a new dress? Today in Lexington you can get one for free thanks to the work of one young teen.

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Congress Moves To Dismantle Key Post-Crisis Bank Rules

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress moved Tuesday to dismantle a chunk of the rules framework for banks, installed to prevent a recurrence of the 2008 financial crisis that brought millions of lost jobs and foreclosed homes. The House voted 258-159 to approve legislation rolling back the Dodd-Frank law, notching a legislative win for President Donald Trump, who made gutting the landmark law a campaign promise. The Republican-led legislation, pushed by Wall Street banks as well as regio... More>>

Allergies In Full Bloom

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(LEX 18) — Noses are flaring up across the Bluegrass. As spring rolls in, so does the pollen. Meteorologist Tom Ackerman noticed big puffs of yellow pollen in the air around his backyard. 

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2 Transported In Scott County Crash

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GEORGETOWN, Ky. (LEX 18) - A medical helicopter was called to the scene of a crash on  I-64 in Scott County.

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Decision 2018: Polls Close In Kentucky

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) - The polls are closed in Kentucky. 

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Interior Department Moves To End Obama-Era Ban On Hunting Alaska Bears With Bait

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WASHINGTON (CNN) — The Interior Department moved this week to end an Obama administration ban on hunting bears in Alaska with bait, artificial light and dogs, along with other hunting practices in the state. The proposal from the National Park Service, published in the Federal Register on Tuesday, took issue with protections for black bears, "including cubs and sows with cubs," as well as wolves and coyotes, including their pups, from "harvest practices... More>>

LEX 18 Traffic Alert: Lanes Shutdown On Versailles Road After Crash

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LEXINGTON, Ky (LEX 18) All of the inbound/eastbound thru lanes on Versailles Road are closed at Parkers Mill Road due to a four-vehicle collision.  Injuries have been reported, but we do not know the extent of those injuries.  Traffic is being diverted to the left turn lane.  More>>

Grand Jury Does Not Indict LMPD Officer In Shooting

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - A Jefferson County grand jury did not indict a Louisville police officer who shot a suspect during a search of an abandoned home in March of 2017. Our sister station WAVE 3 News reports that the grand jury's decision came down at 3:15 p.m. Tuesday. Bruce Warrick was shot last year as LMPD officers were searching a home off Magazine Street. Officer Sarah Stumler encountered Warrick hiding behind a mattress shortly before she shot him. Video shows that Stumle... More>>

Woman Accuses R. Kelly Of Sexual Abuse, Giving Her Herpes

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NEW YORK (AP) — Singer R. Kelly sexually abused a woman, locked her in rooms and vehicles for punishment, and infected her with herpes, the woman said in a lawsuit filed in New York. Faith Rodgers said in the suit filed Monday that she met Kelly about a year ago after a concert in San Antonio, Texas. The 20-year-old says that Kelly “mentally, sexually and verbally” abused her during their relationship. Rodgers said in an appearance Tuesday on “CBS This Mornin... More>>

Artist Robert Indiana, Known For 'Love' Series, Dies At 89

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Pop artist Robert Indiana, best known for his 1960s “LOVE” series, has died at his island home off the coast of Maine. He was 89. Indiana died on Saturday from respiratory failure at his Victorian home in a converted Odd Fellows hall, a fraternal order lodge, where he had lived for years on Vinalhaven Island, said James Brannan, his attorney. Friends had expressed concern for his well-being because the reclusive artist had not been heard from... More>>

Flash Flood Warning Pulaski County

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4 Democrats Square Off For Chance To Challenge Rowan County Clerk Davis

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ROWAN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Four Democratic hopefuls are running in the primary for the chance to face off with Kim Davis in the general election for Rowan County clerk.

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DHS Secretary Says She's 'Not Aware' Russia Wanted To Help Trump

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said Tuesday that she was unaware of intelligence assessments concluding that Russia favored President Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton in the 2016 election. The U.S. intelligence community said in a January 2017 assessment that Russia had tried to influence the election to benefit Trump. “I do not believe I’ve seen that conclusion that the specific intent was to help President Trump win. I’m not... More>>

Identity Sought In Save-a-Lot Robbery

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WHITLEY COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)-- Sheriff's officials are looking for the suspects in an armed robbery.  It happened around 11 p.m. May 16 at the Save-a-Lot near the Kentucky-Tennessee state line. Deputies say a store employee reported that while leaving the store, he was approached by two men wearing hoods, dark clothing and hunting masks. Both men were reportedly armed with shotguns. The men took the employee’s bank bag containing cash and his cell phone. T...

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Trump Suggest Summit With NKorea's Kim Could Be Delayed

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump suggested Tuesday that a planned historic meeting with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un could be delayed, saying the summit “may not work out for June 12.” Trump raised the possibility that the meeting could be pushed back during a White House meeting with South Korea President Moon Jae-in as the two leaders sought to coordinate strategy as concerns mounted over ensuring a successful outcome for the North Korea summit. Trump ... More>>

KSP Searching For Man Who Robbed Bank In Hyden

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LESLIE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)-- Kentucky State Police investigators are searching for a man who robbed a bank Monday afternoon.  Troopers and Detectives responded to a call from Hyden Citizens Bank in the Hurts Creek Shopping Center shortly before 1 p.m. Monday for a report that it had been robbed.  Upon arrival at the scene, investigators determined that an unidentified man walked into the bank and presented a note to a teller demanding money.  The ... More>>

Teachers, Battle For Congress Highlight Kentucky Primaries

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky voters head to the polls Tuesday for primary elections that will decide a suddenly testy Democratic primary for a congressional seat. Results also will signal the influence of teachers in statehouse races. The crowded Democratic contest in the 6th Congressional District pits front-runners stressing their backgrounds. Jim Gray promotes his experience as a successful businessman and Lexington's mayor. Amy McGrath touts her career as a combat-tested fight... More>>

Memorial To Be Held For Slain Bardstown Officer On 5th Anniversary Of His Death

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BARDSTOWN, Ky. (LEX 18) - Police in Bardstown will be holding a memorial ceremony in honor of Officer Jason Ellis on the fifth anniversary of his death. Bardstown Officer Jason Ellis was gunned down on the Bluegrass Parkway on May 25, 2013. He was on his way home when he stopped to clear brush off the Bluegrass Parkway and was ambushed and murdered. The crime remains unsolved. The memorial will be held Friday at 10 a.m.at the Highview Cemetery in Chaplin, Ky.  If you hav... More>>

3 More Teens Arrested After Death Of Female Officer

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PERRY HALL, Md. (AP) - The Latest on the slaying of a police officer in Baltimore County, Maryland (all times local):      10:55 a.m.      Authorities in Baltimore County say three additional teenagers have been taken into custody after a female officer was killed.      Baltimore County's public safety department tweeted Tuesday morning that the teenagers are suspects in area burglaries.      The department did not say whethe...

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Eastern State Hospital Long Term Care Facility to Close

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)  --  Due to state budget constraints,  Eastern State Hospital's long-term care facility will close. The facility currently serves 14 residents with acquired brain injuries (ABI) or geriatric residents with long-term care needs. Eastern State Hospital, a state-owned psychiatric facility, is managed by UK HealthCare and primarily serves patients with acute mental health needs. The current action impacts only the long-term care facility, and ... More>>

INTERACTIVE: Primary Voter Turnout Year By Year

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)-- Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes said she expects 30 percent of the state's 3.3 million registered voters to participate in the 2018 primary elections. This Infogram reflects statistics from previous years. 

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Decision 2018 Question: Can Independents Vote On Non-Partisan Races?

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LEXINGTON, KY. (LEX 18) - Throughout the day, we will try to answer some frequently-asked questions we get throughout the day while the polls are open. Q: Can independents vote in non-partisan races today? A: Yes! Independents may vote in non-partisan races, such as the Lexington mayoral race.

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Police And Texas School Shooter Engaged In Gun Battle

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SANTA FE, Texas (NBC) - Police responding to shots fired inside Santa Fe High School got locked into a 25-minute gun battle with the gunman, a Texas sheriff said Monday. Addressing to a report by NBC News, the Galveston County Sheriff said that as far as he could tell none of the 10 victims were killed by crossfire from law enforcement officers, but that he won't know for sure until the autopsies are completed. "There were minimal shots fired, at least from us, from law enforce...

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Voters choose nominees in Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Texas

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ATLANTA (AP) - Voters in four states are casting ballots Tuesday as the 2018 midterm elections take shape. Primaries are set in Arkansas, Georgia and Kentucky while voters in Texas settle several primary runoffs from their first round of voting in March. In Texas, voters will settle an all-female congressional runoff between liberal activist Laura Moser and Houston attorney Lizzie Fletcher in a Houston-area House race. The winner will face Republican congressman John Culberson in th...

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INTERACTIVE: What You Need To Know For Today's Election

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)-- As Kentuckians prepare to vote in the primaries on Tuesday, there are a few things you need to know. When Can You Vote? Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. (local time) on Election Day.  Persons in line at the polls at 6 p.m. will be allowed to vote. Persons who arrive to the polls after 6 p.m. will not be allowed to vote. Identification Requirements to Cast a Ballot Voters can vote without identification if an election offi...

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Decision 2018 Question: Can I Vote On A "Wet Dry Election" If I Am Under 21?

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) - We received a call to the newsroom asking if 18 years old are allowed to vote in elections with a wet-dry issue on the ballot. The answer, per the Secretary of State's office, is yes. If you are told differently at your polling location, contact the election fraud hotline at 800-328-VOTE (8683) – opens at 6 a.m. and closes at 7 p.m. (Eastern time), and Kentuckians who witness election irregularities or possible election law violations are encoura...

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Making A Difference: Young Entrepreneur Uses Business To Help Others Cope

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PULASKI COUNTY, Ky (LEX 18) Inspired by her own father's death, a 7th grader recently won a young entrepreneurship competition and her business is helping others cope with their own hardships. At just 13-years-old, Seanna Mullins is helping people with therapy dolls.  "I feel like I'm going to change the world somehow and I really want to, I want to make people smile a lot," she said.  Seanna's father died unexpectedly in September and she said that sh...

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Teen Arrested Following Officer's Slaying

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PERRY HALL, Md. (AP) - Police tweet that a teen was arrested shortly after a Baltimore County police officer's slaying, 3 others are sought.

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Memorial Day Waste Collection Schedule Announced

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LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Lexington’s Division of Waste Management will adjust its collection schedule for the upcoming Memorial Day holiday. No collection will be made on Monday, May 28. Residents and businesses that normally receive curbside collections on Monday will be serviced on Wednesday, May 30. Those impacted should place their carts out after 4 p.m. on Tuesday to ensure Wednesday collection.  Businesses with dumpsters (landfill-bound and recycling), normally servic...

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Suspect Arrested In Oxford Circle Arson

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)-- A man is in jail Tuesday morning accused of arson. Police arrested 18-year-old Rodney Morgan after he broke into an apartment on Oxford Circle just after 4:30 a.m. Monday morning, according to a citation. Morgan allegedly lit multiple fires while inside the empty apartment. He's charged with first-degree arson and second-degree burglary.

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Voter Fraud Suspected In Hazard

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PERRY COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)-- The Hazard Police Department is currently investigating a complaint of multiple people involved in election fraud. They say candidates are offering to buy votes. The Kentucky Attorney General’s Office has been contacted and asked for their assistance in the investigation. If you are aware of any type of election fraud, you can submit a tip through our Tip411 Program, call at 436-2222, or contact the Kentucky Attorney General Election Fraud Hotline...

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Teachers, Battle For Congress Highlight Kentucky Primaries

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky voters head to the polls Tuesday for primary elections that will decide a testy Democratic primary for a congressional seat and gauge the influence of teachers in statehouse races.      The crowded Democratic contest in the 6th Congressional District pitted front-runners stressing their backgrounds. One is a mayor and a successful businessman, the other a combat-tested fighter pilot.      "It's a competitive ,...

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Florida City Warns Residents Of Power Outage, Zombies

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LAKE WORTH, Fla. (AP) - Residents of a Florida city who received alerts about a power outage were also warned to look out for zombies. That's right - zombies. The Palm Beach Post reports that Lake Worth residents received the message during a power outage Sunday. The alert warned that more than 7,000 customers lost power "due to extreme zombie activity." City spokesman Ben Kerr later posted a Facebook message saying officials were investigating the bogus alert and th... More>>

Shepherdsville Police K9 To Receive Body Armor

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BULLITT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)-- The Shepherdsville Police Department’s K9 Cherry will receive a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization. K9 Cherry’s vest is sponsored by a fundraiser hosted by Derby City Chive and will be embroidered with the sentiment “This gift of protection provided by Derby City Chive”. Delivery is expected within eight to ten weeks. Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. is a charity located...

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Lexington Police Receive Semi Load Of Freeze Pops

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)-- The Lexington Police Department got a sizable head start on their freeze pop collection Monday. They posted to Facebook saying that Fla-Vor-Ice delivered a semi full of pops. The post reads: Thank you for this generous donation to our freeze pop drive!? Who’s next? Please help us make positive connections with kids this summer. You can drop off pops at any Lex Police location.  The Freeze Pops for Kids fundraiser will run until... More>>

Teen Killed In Hit And Run Accident

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE 3)--A 13-year-old is dead after a hit and run in Chickasaw Park. Police say the girl was walking in the 1200 block of Southwestern Parkway just after 10 p.m. Monday night. That's when a car hit her, and the driver took off. The teen was rushed to Norton Children's Hospital, but did not survive. Police say there were no known witnesses at the time of the crash.   More>>

Man Dies In Cumberland Parkway Crash

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METCALFE COUNTY, Ky (LEX 18) A man died in a single-vehicle crash on the Cumberland Parkway Monday.  The crash happened around 12:55 p.m. near the 35 mile marker.  KSP said that 48-year-old Paul Edward Smith of Hot Springs Nagarland, AR was driving a 2011 Freightliner, travelling east on the parkway. For an unknown reason, he travelled through the median and across the westbound lanes where he hit a guardrail and rock embankment. He was pronounced dead at the scene.  More>>

SUV Hits Duplex In Jessamine Co.

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JESSAMINE COUNTY, Ky (LEX 18) An SUV crashed into a Nicholasville family's home Monday evening. It happened a little after 7:00 p.m. on Maple Leaf Lane. Neighbors said that a woman who lives on the street said she lost her brakes, then lost control of her vehicle. Her SUV jumped the curb and went into the duplex. The family who lives on one side of the duplex was home at the time, but they were not hurt. The family is being allowed to stay at the home and crews boarded up the damag... More>>

Witness: Person Pulled From River During Search For Missing Elderly Woman

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PERRY COUNTY, Ky (LEX 18) The Perry County Sheriff's Office is looking for a missing elderly woman with dementia in the Buckhorn area.  Musett "Rosie" May was last seen at 1 p.m. Monday. She is in her early 80s with blond hair. She weighs 125 pounds. If you see her, call the Perry County Sheriff's Office at (606) 436-4523.

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Crime Stoppers: 6 Months Later, Detectives Still Searching For Thieves

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LEXINGTON, Ky (LEX 18) It has been six months since four people broke into a car on Liberty Road, stole a purse and then went shopping. Detectives are still looking for the three of the thieves involved. Detective Mark Thomas with the Lexington Police Department said that the four got into an unlocked car and then went on a shopping spree. He said they purchased things that don't cost a lot of money and then asked for cash back values.  "To the tune of several thousan...

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Rising Gas Prices Not Stopping Memorial Day Travellers

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LEXINGTON, Ky (LEX 18) More than 40 million people will be travelling for Memorial Day weekend and AAA believes that 90% of them will be driving.  Despite rising gas prices, more cars are expected to be on the roads this holiday weekend than last year's Memorial Day weekend.  

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Meghan Markle's Royal Rescue: Ky. Dog Becomes Royalty

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) - British paparazzi snapped a picture of the Queen of England riding with an adorable beagle by her side. The dog, belonging to Meghan Markle, has come a long way from his humble beginnings as a stray dog in Kentucky.

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  • Don't Forget Importance Of Nick Richards And Quade Green Next Season

    Don't Forget Importance Of Nick Richards And Quade Green Next Season

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    Quade Green's experience and leadership could be invaluable for Kentucky next season. (Vicky Graff Photo)Quade Green's experience and leadership could be invaluable for Kentucky next season. (Vicky Graff Photo)
    Quade Green's experience and leadership could be invaluable for Kentucky next season. (Vicky Graff Photo)Quade Green's experience and leadership could be invaluable for Kentucky next season. (Vicky Graff Photo)
    By LARRY VAUGHT Since Kentucky’s season ended with the disappointing NCAA Tournament loss to there has been constant speculation about the 2018-19 roster that John Calipari will have. What recruits, if any, would he add? He filled a huge need by signing forward E.J. Montgomery and soon should get another boost when guard Ashton Hagans reclassifies from the 2019 recruiting class to 2018 so he can play at UK next year. I’m even told that junior guard Tyrese Maxey coul...
    By LARRY VAUGHT Since Kentucky’s season ended with the disappointing NCAA Tournament loss to there has been constant speculation about the 2018-19 roster that John Calipari will have. What recruits, if any, would he add? He filled a huge need by signing forward E.J. Montgomery and soon should get another boost when guard Ashton Hagans reclassifies from the 2019 recruiting class to 2018 so he can play at UK next year. I’m even told that junior guard Tyrese Maxey coul...
  • No. 16 Kentucky Travels West For Super Regional at No. 1 Oregon

    No. 16 Kentucky Travels West For Super Regional at No. 1 Oregon

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 6:57 PM EDT2018-05-23 22:57:02 GMT
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    Following a historic run through the Lexington Regional, which saw the No. 16 Kentucky softball team impose run-rule wins in all three games, the Wildcats will now turn their attention to the Oregon Ducks for the 2018 Eugene Super Regional in the Pacific Northwest. All three games will take place at Jane Sanders Stadium in Eugene. Tickets are sold out for the entire weekend. Oregon is the No. 1 overall seed in the 2018 NCAA Division I Softball Tournament, and champions of the Pa...
    Following a historic run through the Lexington Regional, which saw the No. 16 Kentucky softball team impose run-rule wins in all three games, the Wildcats will now turn their attention to the Oregon Ducks for the 2018 Eugene Super Regional in the Pacific Northwest. All three games will take place at Jane Sanders Stadium in Eugene. Tickets are sold out for the entire weekend. Oregon is the No. 1 overall seed in the 2018 NCAA Division I Softball Tournament, and champions of the Pa...
  • Six Wildcats Earn Athlon Sports Preseason All-SEC Honors

    Six Wildcats Earn Athlon Sports Preseason All-SEC Honors

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 5:36 PM EDT2018-05-23 21:36:26 GMT
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     Six University of Kentucky football players earned a spot on Athlon Sports’ preseason All-Southeastern Conference teams it was announced today. Junior running back Benny Snell Jr., (Westerville, Ohio) was named to the first-team offense after leading the SEC in rushing touchdowns (19) and ranking third in total rushing yardage (1,333) and rushing yards per game (102.5). His 1,333 rushing yards set a school record for most rushing yards by a sophomore. He also became the...
     Six University of Kentucky football players earned a spot on Athlon Sports’ preseason All-Southeastern Conference teams it was announced today. Junior running back Benny Snell Jr., (Westerville, Ohio) was named to the first-team offense after leading the SEC in rushing touchdowns (19) and ranking third in total rushing yardage (1,333) and rushing yards per game (102.5). His 1,333 rushing yards set a school record for most rushing yards by a sophomore. He also became the...
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  • Bucks' Brown decries 'police intimidation' during arrest

    Bucks' Brown decries 'police intimidation' during arrest

    Thursday, May 24 2018 1:32 AM EDT2018-05-24 05:32:01 GMT
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    (Milwaukee Police Department via AP). This Jan. 26, 2018 police body-camera footage released by Milwaukee Police Department shows NBA Bucks guard Sterling Brown as he talks to arresting police officers after being shot by a stun gun in a Walgreens park...(Milwaukee Police Department via AP). This Jan. 26, 2018 police body-camera footage released by Milwaukee Police Department shows NBA Bucks guard Sterling Brown as he talks to arresting police officers after being shot by a stun gun in a Walgreens park...
    Community groups in Milwaukee are criticizing police over newly released body-camera footage of Bucks player Sterling Brown's January arrest.
    Community groups in Milwaukee are criticizing police over newly released body-camera footage of Bucks player Sterling Brown's January arrest.
  • Hawaii volcano produces methane and 'eerie' blue flames

    Hawaii volcano produces methane and 'eerie' blue flames

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    (U.S. Geological Survey via AP). This photo from video from the U.S. Geological Survey shows blue burning flames of methane gas erupting through cracks on Kahukai Street in the Leilani Estates neighborhood of Pahoa on the island of Hawaii during the ov...(U.S. Geological Survey via AP). This photo from video from the U.S. Geological Survey shows blue burning flames of methane gas erupting through cracks on Kahukai Street in the Leilani Estates neighborhood of Pahoa on the island of Hawaii during the ov...
    Scientists in Hawaii have captured rare images of blue methane flames burning from cracks in the pavement as Kilauea volcano gushes lava in the background.
    Scientists in Hawaii have captured rare images of blue methane flames burning from cracks in the pavement as Kilauea volcano gushes lava in the background.
  • Senate primary splits Arizona conservatives between 2 icons

    Senate primary splits Arizona conservatives between 2 icons

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    (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin). In this May 17, 2018, photo, Republican Senate candidate Kelli Ward talks about her platform policies at a Scottsdale Tea Party event in Scottsdale, Ariz. Arizona conservatives are torn between two icons of their movement -...(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin). In this May 17, 2018, photo, Republican Senate candidate Kelli Ward talks about her platform policies at a Scottsdale Tea Party event in Scottsdale, Ariz. Arizona conservatives are torn between two icons of their movement -...
    Arizona conservatives are torn between two icons of their movement - former Sheriff Joe Arpaio and former state senator Kelli Ward - in the GOP Senate primary.
    Arizona conservatives are torn between two icons of their movement - former Sheriff Joe Arpaio and former state senator Kelli Ward - in the GOP Senate primary.
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