Quantcast

Most Popular Stories - LEX18.com | Continuous News and StormTracker Weather

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Bevin Lampooned On Comedy Central For Teacher Remarks

    Bevin Lampooned On Comedy Central For Teacher Remarks

    Friday, April 20 2018 12:59 PM EDT2018-04-20 16:59:25 GMT

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) -Governor Matt Bevin was the subject of a lampooning monologue. 

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) -Governor Matt Bevin was the subject of a lampooning monologue. 

  • I-64 Covered In Popsicles After Crash

    I-64 Covered In Popsicles After Crash

    Friday, April 20 2018 8:56 AM EDT2018-04-20 12:56:08 GMT

    WOODFORD COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) - The interstate is about to get a little sticky this morning. A semi carrying a load of popsicles has crashed on I-64 near milemarker 60. A witness tells LEX 18 that a car ran one semi off the road and caused it to crash into a second semi that was sitting on the shoulder.  No one was injured. Unfortunately, popsicles have covered the roadway. Crews are working to clear the scene. Versailles Police are responding. 

    WOODFORD COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) - The interstate is about to get a little sticky this morning. A semi carrying a load of popsicles has crashed on I-64 near milemarker 60. A witness tells LEX 18 that a car ran one semi off the road and caused it to crash into a second semi that was sitting on the shoulder.  No one was injured. Unfortunately, popsicles have covered the roadway. Crews are working to clear the scene. Versailles Police are responding. 

  • Coroner Seeks Next-of-Kin of Deceased

    Coroner Seeks Next-of-Kin of Deceased

    Friday, April 20 2018 12:47 PM EDT2018-04-20 16:47:31 GMT

    UPDATE: The family has been found.

    UPDATE: The family has been found.

  • Berea Woman Scammed Out Of Thousands Of Dollars

    Berea Woman Scammed Out Of Thousands Of Dollars

    Friday, April 20 2018 7:51 AM EDT2018-04-20 11:51:49 GMT
    BEREA, Ky. (LEX 18) - Berea Police are investigating after a local woman was scammed out of over $5,000.  According to police, the woman received a call from a person claiming to be a police officer from Cleveland. The individual told the victim that her grandson had been arrested and that she needed to post bail. The scammer even put a man on the phone who pretended he was her grandson.  She was told to send a money order in the amount of $5,060 to get him out of ja...
    BEREA, Ky. (LEX 18) - Berea Police are investigating after a local woman was scammed out of over $5,000.  According to police, the woman received a call from a person claiming to be a police officer from Cleveland. The individual told the victim that her grandson had been arrested and that she needed to post bail. The scammer even put a man on the phone who pretended he was her grandson.  She was told to send a money order in the amount of $5,060 to get him out of ja...
  • Breathitt Schools Briefly Locked Down After Reports of Man With Gun

    Breathitt Schools Briefly Locked Down After Reports of Man With Gun

    Friday, April 20 2018 8:47 AM EDT2018-04-20 12:47:08 GMT
    BREATHITT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) - Breathitt County Schools and Lee's College were briefly put on lockdown after a report of a man with a gun near school property. There were no threats to the school and the lockdown was a precaution. The suspect never made it onto school grounds. The man was apprehended with the weapon and the lockdown has been lifted.
    BREATHITT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) - Breathitt County Schools and Lee's College were briefly put on lockdown after a report of a man with a gun near school property. There were no threats to the school and the lockdown was a precaution. The suspect never made it onto school grounds. The man was apprehended with the weapon and the lockdown has been lifted.
  • Bakery Seeking ID Of Subject Who Stole Tip Jar

    Bakery Seeking ID Of Subject Who Stole Tip Jar

    Friday, April 20 2018 5:44 AM EDT2018-04-20 09:44:08 GMT

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) - A local bakery is taking to social media in hopes that someone will recognize the man they say stole the tip jar. "This guy stole every dollar earned from our hard working front of house staff today," Magee's wrote in a post on Facebook.  The post was accompanied by the photo of a man in a navy sweatshirt leaning over the store's counter. The incident happened on Thursday and although many people in the comments say they know the man, there ...

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) - A local bakery is taking to social media in hopes that someone will recognize the man they say stole the tip jar. "This guy stole every dollar earned from our hard working front of house staff today," Magee's wrote in a post on Facebook.  The post was accompanied by the photo of a man in a navy sweatshirt leaning over the store's counter. The incident happened on Thursday and although many people in the comments say they know the man, there ...

  • Body Found In Lake Cumberland Identified As Missing Man

    Body Found In Lake Cumberland Identified As Missing Man

    Thursday, April 19 2018 3:06 PM EDT2018-04-19 19:06:33 GMT
    RUSSELL COUNTY, Ky (LEX 18) The family of a missing man from Casey County tells LEX 18 that the body pulled from the water in Russell County earlier this week has been identified as Danny Hatter. Hatter went missing more than six weeks ago. His truck was later found in Jamestown, with one wheel stuck in the mud. His body was found recovered from Lily Creek on Lake Cumberland Sunday night. Relatives tell LEX 18 that the coroner has positively identified him.  At this time, it i...
    RUSSELL COUNTY, Ky (LEX 18) The family of a missing man from Casey County tells LEX 18 that the body pulled from the water in Russell County earlier this week has been identified as Danny Hatter. Hatter went missing more than six weeks ago. His truck was later found in Jamestown, with one wheel stuck in the mud. His body was found recovered from Lily Creek on Lake Cumberland Sunday night. Relatives tell LEX 18 that the coroner has positively identified him.  At this time, it i...
  • Death Investigation Underway In Knox County

    Death Investigation Underway In Knox County

    Friday, April 20 2018 1:49 PM EDT2018-04-20 17:49:41 GMT

    KNOX COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) Kentucky State Police are investigating after a body was found in Knox County.

    KNOX COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) Kentucky State Police are investigating after a body was found in Knox County.

  • Police: Man Flees, Nearly Runs Over Officer

    Police: Man Flees, Nearly Runs Over Officer

    Friday, April 20 2018 1:14 PM EDT2018-04-20 17:14:36 GMT

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)  - A man is in jail after police say he led them on a chase after nearly striking an officer with his vehicle. 

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)  - A man is in jail after police say he led them on a chase after nearly striking an officer with his vehicle. 

  • You're The One That I Want: Ky. Couple Goes Viral With 50s Photoshoot

    You're The One That I Want: Ky. Couple Goes Viral With 50s Photoshoot

    Friday, April 20 2018 5:25 AM EDT2018-04-20 09:25:56 GMT

    PIKEVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) - Hillbilly Days is an annual festival and carnival in Pikeville. One Pike County couple decided to use the backdrop for an adorable viral shoot. Jonathan Casebolt and Kristin Curtis put on a Grease-themed engagement photo shoot. With the bride-to-be in a 50s style dress (and a leather jacket for Jonathan, of course) photographer Deneisha Osborne took several shots of the pair in front of the carnival set up in downtown Pikeville. "Love everything about ...

    PIKEVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) - Hillbilly Days is an annual festival and carnival in Pikeville. One Pike County couple decided to use the backdrop for an adorable viral shoot. Jonathan Casebolt and Kristin Curtis put on a Grease-themed engagement photo shoot. With the bride-to-be in a 50s style dress (and a leather jacket for Jonathan, of course) photographer Deneisha Osborne took several shots of the pair in front of the carnival set up in downtown Pikeville. "Love everything about ...

  • Restaurants, Businesses Preview 4/20 Deals

    Restaurants, Businesses Preview 4/20 Deals

    Friday, April 20 2018 5:46 AM EDT2018-04-20 09:46:57 GMT
    Burger KingBurger King

    LEXINGTON, KY. (LEX 18) - 4/20 is the unofficial marijuana holiday. While it's not a legitimate "bank" holiday, it doesn't stop businesses from cashing in on the joke.  Burger King even released a commercial for the event. These deals are limited to select locations and may not be necessarily offered at your local chain. Burger King: The fast-food chain is bringing back spicy nuggets for 4/20 and will offer a 10-piece for just $1.69 at participating ...

    LEXINGTON, KY. (LEX 18) - 4/20 is the unofficial marijuana holiday. While it's not a legitimate "bank" holiday, it doesn't stop businesses from cashing in on the joke.  Burger King even released a commercial for the event. These deals are limited to select locations and may not be necessarily offered at your local chain. Burger King: The fast-food chain is bringing back spicy nuggets for 4/20 and will offer a 10-piece for just $1.69 at participating ...

  • Missing Person Found Dead In Laurel County

    Missing Person Found Dead In Laurel County

    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:32 PM EDT2018-04-19 17:32:27 GMT

    LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) - The search for a missing person has ended tragically in Laurel County.

    LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) - The search for a missing person has ended tragically in Laurel County.

  • Police: Woman Arrested After Child Found Malnourished, Bruised

    Police: Woman Arrested After Child Found Malnourished, Bruised

    Thursday, April 19 2018 5:43 PM EDT2018-04-19 21:43:15 GMT

    LONDON Ky. (LEX 18) — A Laurel County woman has been arrested and charged with criminal abuse after she allegedly injured a 27-month-old child.

    LONDON Ky. (LEX 18) — A Laurel County woman has been arrested and charged with criminal abuse after she allegedly injured a 27-month-old child.

  • Owner, Animal Shelter Question Missing Dogs

    Owner, Animal Shelter Question Missing Dogs

    Thursday, April 19 2018 10:23 PM EDT2018-04-20 02:23:57 GMT

    DANVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) -- A central Kentucky animal shelter said there was about a dozen missing dog cases within the last four days, and now the head of the organization is calling the cases suspicious. Wendy Howard of Danville said her 7-year-old dog, Gracie, was missing since Sunday. "We have searched high and low," she said. "It's not about Gracie anymore. It's about a situation that we might have." The situation, she preludes, is nearly a dozen more Boy...

    DANVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) -- A central Kentucky animal shelter said there was about a dozen missing dog cases within the last four days, and now the head of the organization is calling the cases suspicious. Wendy Howard of Danville said her 7-year-old dog, Gracie, was missing since Sunday. "We have searched high and low," she said. "It's not about Gracie anymore. It's about a situation that we might have." The situation, she preludes, is nearly a dozen more Boy...

  • Student Walkouts Begin In Kentucky

    Student Walkouts Begin In Kentucky

    Friday, April 20 2018 10:08 AM EDT2018-04-20 14:08:19 GMT

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) - Students across the country plan to walk out of class at 10 a.m. local time.  Locally, many schools are allowing students to walk out to continue safety conversation. Earlier this week, the Kentucky Education Association asked students and staff to wear blue and orange, in honor of those who lost their lives in the Marshall County High School shooting. Students in Scott County plan to walk out of the doors at 10 a.m.  Once outside, they plan to sh...

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) - Students across the country plan to walk out of class at 10 a.m. local time.  Locally, many schools are allowing students to walk out to continue safety conversation. Earlier this week, the Kentucky Education Association asked students and staff to wear blue and orange, in honor of those who lost their lives in the Marshall County High School shooting. Students in Scott County plan to walk out of the doors at 10 a.m.  Once outside, they plan to sh...

  • Family's Good Deed Results In Devastating Fire

    Family's Good Deed Results In Devastating Fire

    Friday, April 20 2018 9:36 AM EDT2018-04-20 13:36:53 GMT

    ESTILL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) - A home in Estill County is a loss after an early morning fire. The fire broke out on West Cedar Grove in Irvine. The home was under renovation but the couple who owned the property allowed a homeless person to stay inside the home overnight. That person accidentally started the fire with a kerosene heater. One of the owners told LEX 18 that the house was her family home. 

    ESTILL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) - A home in Estill County is a loss after an early morning fire. The fire broke out on West Cedar Grove in Irvine. The home was under renovation but the couple who owned the property allowed a homeless person to stay inside the home overnight. That person accidentally started the fire with a kerosene heater. One of the owners told LEX 18 that the house was her family home. 

  • 1 Injured, Suspect In Custody In Florida School Shooting

    1 Injured, Suspect In Custody In Florida School Shooting

    Friday, April 20 2018 9:50 AM EDT2018-04-20 13:50:10 GMT
    MGN OnlineMGN Online

    OCALA , Fla. (AP) - Authorities say one student shot another in the ankle at a Florida high school and a suspect is in custody.      The Ocala Star-Banner reports the shooting happened Friday morning at Forest High School which was on lockdown.  The injured student was taken to a local hospital.      Police say the suspected shooter is also a student at the school.      No other details were immediately available. Some parents came to ...

    OCALA , Fla. (AP) - Authorities say one student shot another in the ankle at a Florida high school and a suspect is in custody.      The Ocala Star-Banner reports the shooting happened Friday morning at Forest High School which was on lockdown.  The injured student was taken to a local hospital.      Police say the suspected shooter is also a student at the school.      No other details were immediately available. Some parents came to ...

  • Making A Difference: Woodford Co. Woman Saves Elderly Woman After Heart Attack

    Making A Difference: Woodford Co. Woman Saves Elderly Woman After Heart Attack

    Thursday, April 19 2018 6:51 PM EDT2018-04-19 22:51:22 GMT

    WOODFORD COUNTY, Ky (LEX 18) A daycare worker in Versailles just so happened to be in the right place at the right time and a life-saving story unfolded.  Cindy Lewis said she logged onto her computer Wednesday and immediately was inundated with Facebook posts.  "I'm overwhelmed I guess you could say and then people started tagging me on Facebook and I was like, what?" Cindy told LEX 18.  On the posts, person after person called her awesome, a hero, an...

    WOODFORD COUNTY, Ky (LEX 18) A daycare worker in Versailles just so happened to be in the right place at the right time and a life-saving story unfolded.  Cindy Lewis said she logged onto her computer Wednesday and immediately was inundated with Facebook posts.  "I'm overwhelmed I guess you could say and then people started tagging me on Facebook and I was like, what?" Cindy told LEX 18.  On the posts, person after person called her awesome, a hero, an...

  • Advocate Says Closing Of Backpage Could Be A Double-Edged Sword

    Advocate Says Closing Of Backpage Could Be A Double-Edged Sword

    Thursday, April 19 2018 10:12 AM EDT2018-04-19 14:12:24 GMT

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - An anti human-trafficking advocate says that the closure of a popular website where traffickers post ads could be a double-edged sword. Summer Dickerson of Louisville was a victim of human-trafficking. Now, she runs a foundation to help survivors in the courtroom, the hospital and the police station. With the Kentucky Derby approaching, and along with it lots of criminal activity, Dickerson is worried that the shutting down of Backpage.com coul...

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - An anti human-trafficking advocate says that the closure of a popular website where traffickers post ads could be a double-edged sword. Summer Dickerson of Louisville was a victim of human-trafficking. Now, she runs a foundation to help survivors in the courtroom, the hospital and the police station. With the Kentucky Derby approaching, and along with it lots of criminal activity, Dickerson is worried that the shutting down of Backpage.com coul...

  • Medical Emergency Blamed For Fatal Crash

    Medical Emergency Blamed For Fatal Crash

    Thursday, April 19 2018 7:13 PM EDT2018-04-19 23:13:00 GMT

    LEXINGTON, Ky (LEX 18) - A medical emergency has been blamed for a crash that claimed both the life of a pedestrian and driver.

    LEXINGTON, Ky (LEX 18) - A medical emergency has been blamed for a crash that claimed both the life of a pedestrian and driver.

Powered by Frankly

© LEX18.com 2018, LEX18.com
A CORDILLERA COMMUNICATIONS Station
All rights reserved
Privacy Policy, | Terms of Service, and Ad Choices

Can't find something?